Talala Topic. (Talala, Indian Terr.), Vol. 3, No. 33, Ed. 1 Friday, September 1, 1905 Page: 4 of 4
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Suit to Step Allotrmenf.
What promises to be a most
sensational and far reaching
suit in all the history of the
Indian government is now in
preparation by Attorneys Mur-
chison and King and Frank J,
Boudinot, representing some
Indian citizens and seeking to
set aside and annul the con-
gressional law of 1902, which
authorized the allotment of the
land among the Indians of
This action is taken at the
instance of the Ketoowahs,
who as a body have long been
opposed to the present law as
not according, to them their
full rights. They recognize,
however, that after some years
the allotment stage will be
reached and a division inevit
Their contention is that the
law was never ratified by the
persons having an interest in
the lands. They claim that
a vast majority of the votes
cast in favor of adopting the
allotment plan, were cast by
white adopted citizens and
freedmen, both of whose rights
to the land are denied and in
contest. They claim that only
a small percent of the Indian
vote was cast in favor of the
proposition, and that a vast
majority was cast against it
The suit is to be filed at
once in Washington seeking
to enjoin all further allotment
and to undo all that have been
' made. People can imagine
the effect ©t such a suit if it
Tw>o State Sentiment.
The following dispatch comes
from Guthrie, Okla., under
date of Aug. 23: The double
staters of Oklahoma are begin-
ning to sit up and take notice
because of the Indian Territory
statehood and •onstitutional
convention. The report in the
Journal covering the conven-
tion is being read carefully and
especially are they watching
the formation of working com-
mittees. The membership of
the finance committee "looks
like money to me," said a bank-
er today. An attorney ob-
served that the committee on
constitution ought to jet up a
"clever compilation, as there
GOODS. GROCERIES. BOOTS,
Or Anything Kept in a First-Glass Store go to
jl.t O O J—1 (3--A- ZEE, j-_ T.
are some strong men on it.
many people here are not es-
pecially infatuated with the
people of Indian Territory.
This lack of admiration seems
to be natural and is the basis
of sentiment for two states.
It was "availability" that
brought out the recent single
state convention. People here
want statehood even with In-
dian Territory added. , Many
prefer to have two states, be-
leiving that plan the better,
feeling that ea«h is quite able
and willing to assume the roll
of state. Should Indian 1 er-
ritory people show a big vote
for their plan, the prediction is
made that a double state con-
vention will be held here for
the purpose of voicing that
No Hunting AlloWed*
I will pay a handsome reward to
any one wh« will swear in any court
te seeing persons hunting on my
premises without authority frotn the
subscriber. R. L. Dawson.
pmwe camp nto. 194.*w, o. w-
Meets 2iid a®d 4th Fridays in
eaeta month. VteMng Severigns
cordially ftivifced to meet with us.
S. L- ©AKNKK, C. C.
W. L. Chapman, CUerk.
F. M. Kritts, President; i£. Y-
Bass, Scenetary; Joe MeffioWeJl,
C. W. Riley, E. L. Wilmoth and
C. L- Harnage.
^Talala L«6dye I^o.
A. F. & A. M., meets on Saturday
evening 011 or before the full moon
in eac^i tnonfh. Visiting Masons
cordially invited to meet with us.
Rkib Goudei«ock, W. M.
J. g. Lipk, Sec'y.
Calala pool Room.
I have two good tables and iuvite
the public ta call and spend an
evening pleasantly. Also
have in connection
Cigars, Tobacno and Lunch
Frank M. Dawson, Prop'r.
I will sell at publieayetion at my
home in Talala, Indian Territory,
SATURDAY. Sept Ytli. 1005.
tbe following described property,
One gray mare, i mare mule, 3
years old, 1 brown saddle pony, 5
years old, 2 good mileh cows, 3
spring calves, 1 yearling calf.
Ti*ms—All sums of $10 00 and
less, cash in hand; on sums of more
than $10 wo 12 months time will be
given, purchaser giving note witb
approved security, bearing 8 per
cent interest from date; 10 per cent
discount for cash.
Sale to commeucc at 2 o'clock p.
CriAS, Roijinson, Auctioneer.
MRS. S. E. CRANOR.
has again taken the Ghair sit tbe
Barber Shop and he would be plea-
ed to have his old customers to call
when wanting an up to-now
Shave. Hair-cut or Shampoo,.
Livery Feed asd Sale Stable.
When you want to make
a quick, easy drive call
at the old reliable
uu'u litest Basx.
Horses boarded by. the Day,
Week or Month. Drivers
who know routes furnised.
THOS. BERTHOLF, Pkop.
T-5i.i-.ua-ii.ua., 1 T.
Is in the field once nirne for tbe
products of your Heneries
Dairies and Traps.
Butter, Eggs, Poultry and Furs.
Robert L. Dawson,
Ta-Ja.a, lrd Ter.
Will attend to any and all mat-
tars pertaining to the practice of
tbe law in eonnectiou with the law
firm of Wilson & Davis, of Vinita,
For which he will pay the Highest
Caub Prices. See him before
disposing of yoi^r products
in the above lines.
Office at W. C. Rogers' Store.
" B. W. FREER. M.
sreeiat attention to
Sargery and Di**«*«3
VfcHjon a*xi ©hlldfew
- 1. T.
Geoiraeter a d
Before giving out your btriMiog
con tract s for houses, iues, founda-
tions or barif* sec or write me at
T A T , A T, A. JibTiD. Taaa*.
EBB3 cfc SCOT.
X-A-XjJl.Il.Jl.. X. T.
— Agents for the—
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923 and 925 N. Broadway, St.
Louis, Mo. Msnufaeturers of
Tbe largest Wall Paper factory in
For Every tbwg in I he
Or O T C
J. E. POINTER'S
where yon can-get board by the
day or week at reasonable rates.
When a man siti at a girl's f«et
under a tree and plays a banjo to
her, she thinks that is the way
they would go on doing after they
were married and had seven chil-
aoi Short, Orier.
Canned Goods, Cigars and Tobae-
co. Give Me a trial.
TO HELP FARMERS
The United States Department of
Agnculture at Washington, ati|J
more than fifty Experimental, Sta-
tions iu the difereot Slates, aoe
working to he4p farmers make
money A monthly gaper has been
eotafcktdaed to keep farmers posted
as te latwst ideas in agrfoultwre,
stock-raising, dairying, Fruit-grow-
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futts. Send postal tor sample copy,
or 3 red stamps for 3 baek numbers.
Best terms te agents.
I Address Ay rieekfceal £*peri •
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Advertise in y«t r home pa-
per and send it to y«ur friends.
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