Talala Topic. (Talala, Indian Terr.), Vol. 5, No. 18, Ed. 1 Friday, May 24, 1907 Page: 1 of 4
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TALALA. INDIAN TERRITORY, MAY, 24, 1907.
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Dentists, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31.
Wood & Seoggin, Dentists, 26,
27, 28, 29, 3©, 31.
J no, IS. Pendleton was over to
Oglesby on the 21st.
Bentists May 26, 27, 28, 29, 30,
31. Offiee at Hotel.
• The Endeavor Supper last Friday
evening was a success both finan-
cially and socially.
Frank Long was down from No-
wata on'the 21 st. Topic acknowl-
edges a brief call. '
Mr and Mr9. Fitzgerald visited
their daughter, Mrs. Ei. Wal-
lace, near Watova, Sunday.
B F. Bass was among our last
Friday afternoon visiters. The
latchstring is ever out, Bedford.
Wood & Ssoggin, the Painless
Dentists, will visit Talala, \fny 26,
and remain'over Saturday, May 31.
A crowd of young ladies and
gentlemen spent Sunday out in the
Verdigris country pi® nicing A
gala time is reported.
Lem Carmicle is again a resident
of our town. He having returned
from a visit with his home folks
near Chelsea, the latter part of last
Mrs. James Pointer and little
dawghter, accompanied by Miss
May Fitzgerald, were guests of
their sister, Mrs Mami® Wallace,
of near Watova, on the 21st.
Th& Browns met defeat at the
handsof the Sageeyah nine Sunday
last, j the seore being 14 to 9 in
favor of the latter. A return game
will be played here Sunday after-
noon with better results for the
Brown's, it is hoped.
Doctor Bass was down to Oola-
gah the latter part of last week
in the interest of his candidacy.
The doctor is making votes every
day, and his chances for landing
the CommissionerHhip grows brigh-
ter as the aampaign progresses.
Hon. Henry M. Furman, of Ada,
Indian Territory, will speak here
on Monday the 27th, at 2 o'clock
p. m. Mr. Furman is one of the
Indian Territory candidates for U.
8. Senator. He is one of,if not the
ablest speaker in the race, and is
a democrat of the old school, al-
ways to be found working for his
Topic for your 190? Stationery.
C. S. Nigh made a business trip
to Nowata on the 21st.
Wm. McNeill met with the mis-
fortune to have a horse fall on him,
Messrs. Buford and Galbreath
shipped a car of hogs to the Kansas
City market Tuesday.
County candidates are getting a
hustle on themselves All seem
confident of success at the primary.
Slay Jones had the misfortune to
get a knee badly cut the latter part
of la*fc week while unloading
C. S. Nigh came up on the 21st
and enrolled for a continuance of
Topic to his address Many, many
thanks, friend Nigh.
A brakeman on the Iron Moun-
tain was killen near Oolagah the
latter part of last week. Particu-
lars of the sad mishap are unattain-
An automatic telephone system
will soon be in operation in Talala.
The first to be put in in this part of
the 'Cherokee Nation. Score one
A Mr. Higgans of Oolagah, has
purchased Mr. Ellis' interest in the
butcher business here. He took
charge ®f the business the first of
Wood & Scoggin, the Painless
Demists, will visit Talala, May 26,
over Saturday, May 31st, fully pre-
pared to do all kinds of Dental
6. S Wortman and others will
speak here on Monday night, May
27th at 8 p. m Mr Worttaan is a
fearless speaker, and will handle
without gloves local, state aad na-
tional politics. Come and bring
your republican neighbor with you.
Ladies especially invited.
J. M. Martin said in the hearing
of a Topic reporter the other even-
ing that he was next to the pur-
loiners of the trimmings from his
engine which sets out on the prair-
ie southwest of town, and thai he
was going to have them make good
the damages, $75, or know the rea-
Hubert Martin brought his sis-
ter, Miss Ethel, to the train on the
22nd which she took for Nowata
to be in attendance at the gradua-
ting exercises of the schools in that
city this week. Her sister, Miss
Josie, being one of the gratuating
class Hubert made Topic a social
as well as a financial call while is
On Tuesday, May 14th, 1907, C.
S. Nigh, of this city, was united
in marriage to Mrs. Lizzie Jarrett,
of Galena, Kans., at Claremore, In-
dian Territory. Mr. and Mrs.
Nigh are making their heme ia
Talala aBd were warmly welcomed
t® our city by their many friends.
Friend Nigh visited Topic office
Saturday last and ye scribe saaeked
to the happy future of the newly
Township offices in this neck '©
woods are not much sought after.
Miss Vincent left yesterday
morning for her home in Oklaho-
Sunday will be Rev. Miller's day
here. A good attendance should
be accorded him.
The southbound passenger train
actually pulled into this station ©n
time yesterday morning.
Messrs. Sangster and Farraj
spent the afternoon of the 22nd
on the creek north of town ang-
A lecture in the interest of educa-
tion and educational institutions
was given in the church on the
evening of the 23rd.
Elaborate preparations are being
made by the children of this city
fo the observance of Childrens'
Day, which occurs the first San-
day in June. A most interesting
program will be rendered on that
Are we to have a Fourth of July I
celebration here this year? If s® it
is high time preparations were be-
ing made for a proper observance
thereof. Let's bear from the
patristic people of this section and
let it be as one voice, for a rousing
' Monday, the 27 th, will be Demo
cratic Day here, Speaking galore,
Nice growing weather this, and
an elegant time to eultivate corn
and kill weeds.
Frank Cranor spent two or three
days this week viewing Tulsa and
other Creek towns.
Trade is so brisk(?) in this man's
towa that one can indulge in a
solacing nap between sales.
A representative of the7 Western
Newspaper Union, Muskogee, was
in this hamlet on the 22nd and
A Mr. Adams, of Claremore, is
here this week. He is handling
some very useful and handy kitch-
Mrs. Andrew €lark and child
left on the 22nd for Neosho, Mis-
souri, where they will visit Mrs.
Mrs. Clarence Grave!" was amoi g
the number who took passage on
the Horth-bouud mail train yester-
day morning, for Coffeyville.
Hon. Thos, D. Bard, candidate
for Congress, will speak here
Wednesday evening, May 29th, at
the old school house. Mr. Bard is
an entertaining speaker end he
should have a good audience.
Ladies earnestly requested to grace
the hall with their presence.
Removal of Restrictions.
No town in the Indian Territory
can progress until the restrictions
are removed. -Seventy-five per
cent of these lands belong to min-
ors, of the remaining twenty-five
per cent, a large part is homestead
land, and of the small remainder
a considerable part belongs to full
This is a serious barrier to the
development of the country. The
people must soon pay taxes and
the taxes will fall upon personal
property in the towns and upon
town lots, unless the land is made
afternoon and evening. Let every-j taxable, and it will not be taxable
one, Democrat, Republican, Middle , until tbe restrictions are removed.
of tbe-Roader, of any ether party
adhearants be in attendance.
Non-taxable land is non-rentable
land and the restrictions do great
Ladies especially invited to grace i,arm t0 the Indian peopie) and
leave the country uncultivated.—
the hall with their presence
In looking over our exchanges
we are pleased to learn that Hon.
James S. Davenport, of Vinita,
candidate for Congress from the
Third District is gaining in popu-
larity wherever he meets the yeo-
manry of his district. Mr Daven-
port is made of the kind of material
this people needs in the hall of con-
gress, and they will make eo mis-
take should they honor him with
"Oh, I didn't intend to be seru
pulous about the way I got on,"
said the young lawyer, who
thought himself the greatest ever.
"I frankly intended to rent out
my head t© anybody who wants to
make use of it " "Then, if you
advertise it," replied his cynieai
friend, "they'll put you under the
head of Empty Flats."
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Murphy, Clarence. Talala Topic. (Talala, Indian Terr.), Vol. 5, No. 18, Ed. 1 Friday, May 24, 1907, newspaper, May 24, 1907; (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc185012/m1/1/: accessed October 23, 2020), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.