The Tahlequah Arrow. (Tahlequah, Indian Terr.), Vol. 18, No. 6, Ed. 1 Saturday, October 15, 1904 Page: 3 of 8
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Tills AltmiW: 'Uia^iiAil, INDIAN TERRITORY.
We wish to say to the residents ot^ahleqush,
and to the farmers and planters of the sur-
rounding country that we have a large stock
of well manufactured lumber on hand at our
yard in I ahlequah, consisting of Flooring,
Ceiling, Siding, Finish, Etc. We also have
a large stock of Doors, windows, brick, lime,
cement and plaster, and can fill any size bill
on short notice. We will treat you right as to
prices. Our stock is large and well selected
and on sale at prices to suit a short cotton crop
ROUNDS IE PORTER
J. L. BROWN, MANAGER
PHONE IMO. 19 DEPOT STREET
CONGRESSMAN PEEL'S OPINION
Say# the Government'* Policy is Well
Deflned-That He Think# There
Will bo No Ch&nre.
Passing of the Cowboy
^ * Once King of th« Prairie now Fast Disappearing.
* | '■HE passing of the cowboy from the
western ranges is an inevitable
part of our national development.
With the restriction of pasturage and
the introduction of fences, the neces-
sity for guardians of our grazing lands
is fast disappearing, and the erstwhile
fantastic flgure immortalized in art
and literature must go forever.
Those pioneers who have lived in the
West for many years have vivid recol-
lections of the cowboy in bis pristine
glory. He was a picturesque person
age, a terror of the frontier and at the
same time a paragon of bravery and
gallantry. Humanity baa never had a
more striking or higher exponent of
knight errantry than is represented in
those men who rode the ranges and
guarded the herds. In the storm which
incited the stampede: in the silent
night beneath the stars, and during
the burning heat of day, the men who
sat in their saddles for many hours and
faithful); kept 'heir lonely vigil were
heroes who may well be immortalized
in verse and sfory.
The great West, especially that por
tion which is given over to the cattle
raising industry, owes its development
largely to the cowboy. As a spectac
ular and at the same time faithful and
necessary adjunct of livestock produc-
tion, this type of man stands out in
scenic interest. One cannot contem-
plate the old-Muie cattle business with-
out including in the retrospection the
"cow puncher" now fast disappearing.
The civilized tendencies of tranquility
and progress have rung down the cur-
tain upon the dauntless men who for
half a century earned sustenance upon
the range and lived under the patron
age of the ranchmen. The man of the
chaps and the quirt is no longer the
king of the prairie. All tribute to his
personal trustworthiness and his in
domitable courage. The wreck of the
storm, the fever of heat and the roman
tic associations of his employment have
cast the cowboy in heroic mold.
With the disappearance of the prim
itive conditions of the newer West goes
the picturesque figure of the cowboy.
Fearless, generous and almost alwayB
admirable, the cowboy must take his
place in the silent profession of the
passing and his occupation must yield
to those who sow the seed and reap the
harvest Id the peaceful pursuits of ag
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy.
No one who is acquainted with its
good qualities can be surprised at the
great popularity of Chamberlain
(Jougb Remedy. It not only cures colds
and grip effectually and permanently
but prevents these diseases from re
suiting In pneumonia. It is a certain
cure for croup. Whooping cough is
not dangerous when this remedy is glv
en. It contains no opium or other
harmful substance and may be given
as confidently to the baby as to an
adult. It is also pleasant to take
When all of these facts are taken into
consideration it is not surprising that
people in foreign lands, as well as at
home, esteem this remedy very highly
and very few are willing to take any
other after having used it. For sale
by Cherokee Drug Co.
Soft and crooked bones mean
bad feeding. Call the disease
rickets if you want to. The
growing child must eat the
right food for growth. Bonfes
must have bone food, blood
must have blood food and so
011 through the list.
Scott's Emulsion is the right
treatment for soft bones in
give the stiffness and shape
that healthy bones should have.
Bow legs become straighter,
loose joints grow stronger and
firmness comes to the soft
Wrong food caused the
trouble. Right food will cure it.
In thousands of cases Scott's
Emulsion has proven to be the
right food for soft bones in
Send for free sample.
8COTT & BOWNE. Chemists.
409-415 Pearl Street, New York.
50c. -a nd $1.00; all druggists.
Jumped from 4 Moving Train.
The court had such terrors for Levi
Still, that in preference to justice he
risked his life in a dash for liberty and
jumped from a running train at a full
rate of speed. Still is an Indian and
was arrested for horsestealing, and in
charge of officer Dick Vann, had
boarded an Iron Mountain train at Illi-
nois station Monday headed towards
this city. As soou as the train ob-
tained a full rate of speed he jumped
through an open car window, landing
uninjured at the bottom of a high em
bankment. In an instant after reach-
ing the ground he was cn his feet and
made his escape In the woods before the
train could be stopped, and the search
made by the officers has so far beei.
Saves Two from Death.
"Our little daughter had an almost
fatal attack of whooping cough and
bronchitis," writes Mrs. W. K. Havi-
land of Armonk, N. Y., "but, when all
other remedies failed, we saved her
life with Dr. King's New Discovery.
Our niece, who hafi consumption in an
advanced stage, also used this wonder-
ful medicine and today she is perfectly
well." Desperate throat and lung dis-
eases yield to Dr. King's New Discov-
ery as to no other medicine on earth.
Infallible for coughs and colds 50c
and $1.00 bottles guaranteed by Crew
Tt-no T.I«I hntil f.no
In an interview at Ardmore a few
days ago, in fpeuking of the proposed
plan of Senator Stewart, the Ardmore-
ite quotes the following from Kx-Con-
gressmau Peel of Arkansas:
"The government'* policy In land
matters in Indian Territory is well de-
fined, and In my opinion there will be
no change made hy congress at the
coming session. Toe treaty has been
made and ratified. The Indians want
that treaty to stand, and congress ought
not to abrogate this treaty which has
been made after c-uch reflection on the
part of the people. For the life of me
I cannot see auythiug wrong with the
lease question.' Of oourse there have
been abuses, but the federal courts have
authority to regulate this matter.
"I consider the plan advocated by the
chairman of the cemmittee on Indian
affairs, Mr. Stewart, wholly impracti-
cable. In the first place it would ere
ate much chaos, upsetting business
conditions to a great exteni. Most of
the leaoes have been made for a period
of five years. To suddenly wipe out
leases would prove disastrous to the
"What plan can be substituted?" was
I cannot think of any legislation
just at preseat that would improve mat-
ters. Soon after the patents are signed
the Indian can sell a portion of his
land, and as lime goes on be can sell
still more. It seems to me that the
business interests are well satisfied,'
with the government's policy. Let
well enough alone would be my motto."
The force of Congressman Peels re-
marks is best understood throughout
this country. While it is the view of
the outsider It must not be understood
that he is unfamiliar with affairs in the
territory, for he is considered one of
the ablest authorities on Indian mat-
ters In the Union, having been chair-
man of the house committee on Indij.nJ.
affairs years ago In congress, and thai
his advice was always sought in con-
nection with any legislation for the In-
dians. He served in the house a por-
tion of the time when Judge Townsend
was a member from Colorado. It
might be said that Mr. Peel has al
ways been a staunch friend of the ter-
SOMETHING FOR THE MEN
W e want to talk to you about our Gents' Furnishing
Goods we like to talk about them because we know
thai our stock cannot be excelled by any house in
town. Come and examine the goods and the prices.
Noxall Shirts are correctly
named; the style is perfect,
make superb, and the price
fetching-. We have'em from
$100 to $2.50
Ask to see our line of Gents'
Hosiery. In this depart-
ment we are showing some
superb articles,and they are
all worth the money asked.
All the latest conceits and
colors—fancy and plain, and
the price per pair is from
25c to S1.00
You should see our line of
Suspenders. They're the
best to be had for the money.
You can take your choice at
from 25c to $1.50
Unless your headgear is cor-
rect there's something lack-
ing-. Let us supply the need.
In Hats and Caps we know
we can please you. We have
several of the most popular
makes in all correct shapes,
and they are all new goods,
bought for this fall's trade.
are the best—we've
sold them for years
and can recommend
them. They come in
all fashionable styles.
Richards & McSpadden
The Big Store on the Corner
LINE DRAWN ON DRUGGISTS
Good for Children.
I he pleasant to take and harmless
One Minute Cough Cure gives instant
relief in all cases of cough, croup and
lagrippe, because It does not pass im-
mediately into the stomach, but takes
effect right at the seat of the trouble.
It draws out the inflammation, heals
and soothes and cures permanently by
enabling the lungs to contribute pure,
life-giving and life-sustaining oxygen
to the blood and tissues. Sold by Crew
A Small Matter, But Think Of It.
Don't write your businese letters on
stationery furnished with a soap or ba-
king powder firm or some oth er adver
islng upou It. It gives the Impression
that you can't afford to use stationery
of your own, If It pays a firm to give
it to you, don't you think it would pay
you toadvertiseyour business? Think
of it. It's a small matter, but may be
of more consequence than you imag-
Danger in Fall Colda.
I'all colds are liable to hang on all
winter, leaving the seeds of pneumonia,
bronchitis or consumption. Foley's
Honey and Tar cures quickly and pre-
vents serlc^s results. It is old and
reliable, tried and tested, safe and
sure. Contains no opiates and will not
constipate. Sold by Crew Bros., drug-
Board of Pharmacy Declares Dispensa-
ries of Territory Must Stop the
Sale of Liquor.
The Board of Pharmacy for the In-
dian Territory, which met at Musko-
gee last week, will, according to the
statements of some of the members,
make war on all druggists who con-
duct "blind tigers" In connection with
their business. According to the law
as construed and will be demanded by
tkv board, ib"? druggists who do busl- If 1 a ™an
nese in the territory la the future must U8'De98 for three
not only refrain from selling intoxicat-
ing liquors, but must make oath to the
effect that they themselves do not
drink. Any druggist who is addicted
to the use of morphine, cocaine, or any
other opiate, will also be denied 11
cense. According to the law, the board
is authorized to cause the arrest of all
druggists attempting to practice phar-
macy in the territory without meeting
all the requirements set forth. The
fine may be anywhere from $'25 to 1100,
and each additional day constitutes a
I he law creating this board aud de-
fining its duties is a good one, and
Can You EatP
J. B. Taylor, a prominent merchant
or Chriesman, Tex., says: "I could
not eat because of a weak stomach. I
lost all strength and ran down in
weight. All that money could do was
done, but all hope of recovery van-
ished. Hearing of some wonderful
cures effected by use of Kodol Dyspep-
sia Cure, 1 concluded to try it. The
first bottle benefitted me, and after tak-
ing four bottles I am fully restored to
my usual strength, welghtand health."
Kodol Dyspepsia Cure digests what
you eat and cures. Sold bv Or™ n™*
many incompetent druggists and oth-
ers who know nothing at all of the
business will have to close up. Here-
tofore the public had no protection In
this regard at all, a grocery merchant,
if he saw fit, having authority to put
In a drug stock and put a green horn
behind the counter to dispense it out
to the patients. In the future the man
who does a drug business must either
present a diploma from an accredited
college or pass an examination that is
satisfactory to the board. If proof is
shown that a man has been in the drug
years prior to April
28, 1004, he may continue In business.
Under this law there will be In the
territory a demand for registered phar-
macists, consequently bettsr salaries
will be paid for that class of help taan
heretofore. About 400 applications
for certificates have been received by
Cures Chills and Fever.
G. W. Wirt, Nacogdoches, Texas,
says: "His daughter had chills and
fever for three years. He could not
find anything that would help her till
he used Herbine. His wife will not
keep house without It, ana cannot say
too much for it." 50c at Crew Bros,
White People in Indian Territory.
The white Inhabitants of the Indian
Territory outnumber the Indians at
least five to one. There are in the
neighborhood of 650,000 or (WO,000 peo-
ple In the Indian Territory in 1904, all
except 88,000 of whom are whites who
have immigrated from the rest of the
"Watch the Kidneys."
"When they are affected, life is in
danger," says Dr. Abernethy, the
great English physician. Foley's Kid-
ney Cure makes sound kidneys. Sold
SEE OUR STOCK OF
Etc., Etc., Etc., Etc.
Our Prescription department is in charge of a
competent man and prescriptions arecarerully
and accurately compounded day and night.
I-BR0W1V DRUG COMPANY...'!
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