The Reporter. (Chelsea, Indian Terr.), Vol. 9, No. 11, Ed. 1 Friday, July 17, 1903 Page: 1 of 8
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CHELSEA, CHEROKEE NATION, INDIAN TERRITORY, FRIDAY, JULY 17
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. T. HcSPADDEN,
W. a. MILAM.
CMAS. WYNDHAM, Ax.UUnt Cashier
Bank of Chelsea,
1896 Chelsea, Indian Territory 1903
i DOES A GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS)
and Respectfully Solicits Your Account
| J. T. ric5p«dden. C. L. Una. w. P. Mc5padd«n. W. 0. nilam. j
J. M. Sharp, W. J. Strange, John D. Scott
j Any valuable papers you desire to protect will be absolutely safe with u-,
I as we have the best protection for them that can be had in Indian Territory
| and no charge for their care. Any collections you desire made we desire
you will leave with us. We remit for all collection* the day wc receive
I them. *
Notice is hereby given to all parties indebt- ,
| ed to the firm of P. G. Browning & Co., copart- ^
> nership, that letters of administration upon the $
■ estate of P. G. Browning & Co., P. G. Browning %
► being deceased, have been granted to the under '
signed by the probate court of Newton county, <|>
; Missouri, bearing date of March 16, 1003. All ®
| persons indebted to said estate are hereby noti- JP
, fied to make settlement of such indebtedness at J?
, once without further notice, X
H. C. MILLER. t
Administrator of estate.of P. G. Browning & Co. $
Items of Interest of the Old Timers taken from The
Chelsea Reporter October 7 and 14 I8Q7.
Chas. Will is in St. Louis.
Bob Brewer is in St. Louis.
C. D. MEREDITH,
Will be in Chelsea
Saturday In Each
t treat all diseases?known to the animal kingdom,
to do all kinds or dental work.
The causes of numerous diseases and disagreeable habits heretofore
ascribed as constitutional, have been traced directly 10 the teeth
Blindness, drolling, stopping short, starting suddenly, frothing,
loss of flesh, weak eye", driving on one rein, bad breath, turning
head sidewise while chewing, qt:idding hay up and spitting it out^
and nasal discharge are very often due to diseases ami irregulari-
ties of the teeth. Rough edges and sharp corners of the teeth
lacerate the mouth and produce nervousness and irritability; un-
even and elongated molars and incisors prevent the proper masti
cation of the food, producing indigestion and general debility.
Decayed molars cause necrosis of the bone, abscesscs. nasal gleet
fiistula of the jaw, etc.
Examination free. Headquarters at
Hill & Colton's Stables.
p MUM IMO Mi >!>■■
LlJMpER AJNfp GRAIN
We are now prepared to sell you bargains in
Building Material of all kinds. We handle the
best grade of Lumber, Lath, Shingles, Line, Hair,
Cement, Ect., We pay you cash for Grain,
Bririson & Patterson.'
PHONE 73. .... CHELSEA, I. T.
All the latest style cards and best A.rislo Platioo finish.
Pictures enlarged in Crayon and Pastel. Kodak films de-
veloped and finished in Velox as cheap as any place. Photo
Buttons in water color tints, Views in the country by
J. E. BAKER.
PHOTOGRAPHER CHELSEA. /. T.
Cal Coker was in the city Mon-
Henry Byrd went to Vinita
The Vinita lair opened up yes-
What is the matter with the
M. \V. Couoh was in Vinita
C. G. Ross is a frequent visitor
to the city.
A show in town and the boys
John McIntosh went to Kansas
G. A. Clawson went to Kansas
The ne^ drug store is doiug a
Joe Sequichie rtturne.i "home
Dr. Morrison says he is having
a rush of business.
Don't fail to see tli£ "little
Old Folks" Friday.
VV. Randolph Draper want to
Kansas City Monday.
A big boy was born to Mrs.
Elias Vineyard Wednesday.
W. R. Greer is serving on the
jury at Vinita this week.
Mr. and Mrs. Fox Dannenberg
left Tuesday for St. Louis.
B. D. Pennington ia_ turning
out to be a full fiedged lawyer.
C. A. Davis went to Siloam
Sunday returning Wednesday.
Miss Lucie Rogers is spending
the week with Mrs. Greer.
Misses Minnie Arwood and Sue
Parks are at the Vinita fair.
Don't fail to hear old man
Milam's address Friday night.
Weather continues dry and hot.
the nights are cool however.
Trnkey Smith went to Kansas
City Monday returning today.
Chelsea is still improving
Buildings going up for new
. M. A. McSpadden was up from
Tahlequah on business.
Bob Bradford was making his
regular visit to the city yesterday.
Walter Morrison returned home
from Hot Springs yesterday,
Sam McSpadden and Chris
Klaus are eff on a prospecting
A. M, Howaid, collector for
McCormick Machine Co., is in
Weyler has been called and M.
Roberts says Cuba will be free by
George Parks i.s about again
after several weeks illness we are
glad to uote.
Mrs. William Platts has been
very sick several weeks. Wesley
is also chilling.
Among the drummers in town
Wednesday were H. A. Paul and
D. R. Bradford.
Milam & McIntosh have com-
pleted a ware room in the rear of
the hardware store.
Every one would be pleased to
have Bro. Vick returned to preach
for us next year.
Quite a little fracas in the city
Saturday evening late. Tangle
foot figured prominently.
J. D. Cox has decided to move
to Coffeyville in the near future to
practice their profession.
S. M. Dodsou called Saturday.
He reports a splendid school this
year at the Riggs Chapel.
Rev. Lawler returned to his
home in Missouri, accompanied
by his neice, Mrs. J, V. Culp.
Couch's new stone building is
going up at a lively rate. Harve
Summers is a fast stone mason.
A concert to be given at Poole's
Hall tomorrow night. Tea to
follow. A pleasant time is
Before leng we will be hearing
of the bargain-buntingj women
going to Klondike to have their
Grandma ^ Strange with her
children and grandchildren will
give n concert at Poole's hall
Misses Grant, Kelleam and Mc-
Clure are going to Claremore Fri
day. Miss Grant will give a
recital while there.
Rev. R. C. Parks aud W. H.
Cloud attended Presbytery at
Wagoner this week. They re-
turned home yesterday.
John Parks took his sister, Mag-
gie, to her school Sunday, He
started for his school yesterday.
We wish them success.
Cattle are goin® to market at a
lively rate, perhaps the extensive
dry weather is drying up the past-
ures and cutting off the water
G. L. Garland is having his old
guu shop moved to the back alley
and a nice business house erectcd
in its stead in which he intends to
M. W. Rhea called Monday and
paid for Tub Reporter, also sent
it to a friend in Arkansas. He
says J. E. Campbell has nearly
400 acres of wheat sown this year.
Miss Bessie Kissinger and Hil-
lie Delosier were married at Vinita
Wednesday. They were ac-
companied to Vinita by Misses
Princie Bunch, Zella Kissinger
and Messrs. Clabe Hill and Chas.
Charley Roberts has opened up
his blacksmith shop again aud is
prepared to do all kinds of black-
smithing and wood work in first
class shape. He solicits the
patronage of all his old customers
and as many new ones as he can
W. H. Clark is cleaning the
flouring mill from cellar to garret
this week. He has as fine machin-
ery as is made and one of the best
millers the country affords, and he
is determined to make flour that
the people will demand. The
best place to sell is at home aud
Mr. Clark intends to work for
Anna Roberts began school
Monday with 38 pupils in at-
tendance. She received a note
yesterday informing her not to
wnip her children. If Miss Anna
does her duty she will punish
these children in the same manner
she does any other scholar. No
school can prosper where there is
not discipline and the better the
discipline the more successful
Cromwell Delozier was 44 years
old the 4th of October and in hon
or of the occasion his devoted wife
prepared a bountiful dinner and
invited a uuinber of relatives an.1
friends—foity seven in all. The
dinner was grand, and oh, how it
did disappear. Crorn requested
that they sing some old-fashioned
songs that his father used to sing.
Elders Charles Taylor, oi Alluwee,
and R. D. Lawler, of Lowry City,
The Cherokee council meets the
first Monday in November.
W, H. Cloud made a business
trip to Tulsa.
Dr. Tague left today for a visit
to his old home in Des Moines, la.
A lovely daughter was born to
Mr3. Rena White this morning at
Joe McSpadden is having his
residence zemodeled and valuable
Jeff Carpenny, the oldest banker
of Neosho, Mo., died in St. Jose,
Cal , last week.
J. Y. Stokes, of Foyil, made a
pleasant and profitable call on the
Mr. J. B. Hallam returned home
yesterday from a trip to Arkansas,
where he had been for his health.
Adah Harlan visited her sister,
lone, from Friday until Monday.
Married, at the home of the
bride, Mr. W. W. Waters, of
Adair, to Mrs. Malvina Bryant, 01
the same place, Rev. J. H. Bick,
M. W. Couch says he will give
$100 for .1 Masonic Home in Chel-
sea, and $25.00 for it anywher in
the territory. Now let us have
Miss Fannie Wilkerson, of
South West City, Mo., arrived
here Saturday tnroute to W. N.
Smith's to assume her duties as
governess for Mr. Smith's child-
Our blacksmiths and woodwork-
men are having a big rush of
business and we suppose are re-
joicing over the extended dry
weather. What selfish beings we
A leading Keetoowah is here
this week repudiating every
utterance or the Keetoowah
"special" maniac. This is his
principal business, together with
replenishing his financial status.
Harvey Jackson wanted by the
Federal authorities for the murder
of Jane Singleton, his housekeeper,
near Muskogee on June 23, 1896,
was arrested by Deputy Marshal
Jones near Chetopa Monday, Jack-
son is also charged with having
shot another man at Muskogee.
D W Wilson, of Vinita, and
W H Edmundson, of Chelsea,
have formed a law partnership and
purchased Mr. Cox's business here.
Mr. Edmundson will make this
his home and will be found at the
old stand of Mr Cox. We welcome
the firm to the city and feel as-
sured they will meet with success
as their knowledge cf law is ex.
Richard Delozier, of this city,
and Hettie Delozier, of Adair,
were married in this city Monday
night by Rev. R. C. Parks, of this
city. The bride and groom are
very nicj young people and the
Reporter force, with the happy
couple's many friends, wish tjiem
a long, prosperous and happy life.
Little Ulrick Akin, of Vinita,
was accidentally shot and killed
Monday by his twelve-year-old
brother, Strange Akin. Monday
morning Strange was kindling a
fire while his little brother was
playing with a pistol. He told his
brother to let him show him how
to use it, when he took it and
pointing it at the little fellow,
pulled the trigger. He was killed
instantly. It was not known that
the pistol was loaded. Little
Strange is frantic with grief.
James Akin, the father, telegraph-
ed C. W. Poole and wife of the
accident aud Mrs. Poole went to
Vinita Monday. Mr %Pooie at-
tended the funeral Tuesday. This
is very sad and serves as a re-
minder of extra caution in placing
dangerous weapons within the
reach of little ones.
At 6 p m on the evening ol th
eleventh a new professor wai in
ducted into the Chelsea schools
The young fellow will see that tbi
rules that he will lay dovm ar
strictly enforced. He set up ,\
howl at once telling bis fatbci
Prof. Bates, that he needed M
assistance and that the managi
ment of the household would ai
sume a diffcteut roll from henc<
AT HYMEN'S ALTAR.
Tom Rice anJ Emma William
were married Wednesday. Wi
have looked for a matrimonial otH
break in the city for j me tiuM
The Reporter wishes this hapg
couple much prosperity throuj
The home of Jackson Rogei
was the scene of a beautiful, pleat
ant and enjoyable occasion Ta
day, it being the eighty-fir it yea
of that venerable gentleman's 4
isteuce on this mundane spher
None were present but t
relatives except J P Drake
ye editor, who were present
special request and accompatiie
each other there.
Soon after our arrival the i
versation began to assume interett
Miss Lizzie Bard stepped beta
her aged grandfather, the hero/
the day, and in a few well cho
words, informed him of their ol
ject of coming together. That,
was to celebrate this eighty-fin
birthday and in so doing the
showed their love and respect f«
him as a father and their apprcci^
tion of his noble life and characte
She then handed him a splenJI
suit of clothes presented by Mrs
Kinnie Farrar, Dr. H. B. Bet
Messrs. W H H Scudder, Lew
and Hal Hudson; a blanket
Mr and Mrs Strickland, Mim
Kiuny and Lucy Rogers, Me
Greer and W H Rogers; mnffla
Miss Lizzie Bard; hat, Madanc
Greer and Scudder; pair of glove
Mrs Greer. Other presents wet
handed him donated by Missi
May and Sallie Bard, J P Drak
and Mr and Mrs W J Strang*
Mr Rogers,by request,gave a shot
response thanking those who!
so kindly remembered him and i
sured them of his appreciation i
their love and esteem nT"1 thi
though he had lived over fo*
score years, yet his love for 1
children had never grown less.
He was born Oct. 12, 1816,
the Ind. Ter., on the Chattaboi
chee river, now Gninett Co., Gi
was married Feb. 7, 1844, 1
made a white man in 1835
special legislative act, readmit!
by the Cherokees in 1887.
After the response we were
vlted to a splendid repast sptw
in the open air where all could <
at the same time. The skill
culinary art was well displayed!
the preparation and the most del
cate as well as the keenest app<
tite could be gratified.
The cutting of the cake was 1
interesting part of the prograa
Mrs Kinnf Farrar got the rii
which, they said, denoted that 1
would sooa be married. Mil
Lena Hudson got the money 1
James Gaskey got the daraia
needle, which denote! that
would live an old bachelor the 1
of his days. Jim was melancholl
the remainder of the evening.
This ended the day's prograjL
and after a day spent in pleuaa
conversation the assembly dispen
ed for their homes feeling
ore'r a well spent day and L
that many more reunious in 1
of the birthday of this ven
lather might be enjoyetf.
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