The Muskogee Cimeter. (Muskogee, Indian Terr.), Vol. 6, No. 49, Ed. 1, Thursday, September 14, 1905 Page: 4 of 8
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PUBLISHED EVERY WEEK IN THE INTER-
EST OF THE NEQRO BY CIMETER PUB. CO
ENTERED AT THE POST OrFICE AT MUS-
KOGEE I T. AS SECOND CLASS MAIL MAT
W. H. TWINE .... Editor.
R. WOOD .... Ass't Editor.
J. T. TRIMBLE - Gen'l Solicitor
E D. N1CKPNS Advertising Manager.
Vacant combine arc out in a
call for a convention and are
fighting the Oklahoma contin-
gent who were recently in Mus-
kogee attending convention it
docs the combine lots of good
and banns no one else us the
other fellows only laugh at the
antics of the combine.
' W. A. Rentie has had an
eruption and called a conven-
tion. All Vacant Jones and Bad
Man Mitchel are in high glee.
The antics of this sacred trio at
Okmulgee will be worth record-
ing and we have hired a special
reporter to take the proceedings
of the meeting and the after
math. J. C. Johnson is request-
ed to keep Dennis Gyrus at
home. It will be rich rare and
racy when the animals are
stirred up. The Kangaroo (J.
Orlando) will be ring master and
Kunny Jaybird Gordon and the
comical All Vacant clowns for
Since the Masonic Grand
lodges of some stales are mak-
ing investments in land for the
benefit of the craft and having
learned that the Grand Lodge
of Lou'siana is now cent mpla-
t ng making investment of tho
same kind w. suggest Ibatthe
Lndian TjivII ry w u'd be a
good plic k to make an invest
meut of that kind. Land can
b ' bought heiv ::i mall cc st at d
the advance in pii e that w.ll
c me in the next few years will
m ike the investment a paying
one LU worth w.iile for the
Grand Lodge to consider the
FRAUD CHARGED AGAINST BANK.
I Guarantee Gold Bond and Sav
ings company and gave a mort-
gage of $1350 to secure the loan
which was made for a year.
Tho next day a warranty
deed for the land was filed men-
tioning the compensation as
$2-150 which the owners of the
land claim they did not sign.
It is a pity that 'our ignorant
people are imposed upon by Uie
grafters in this way and if pos
sible (and it is) a stop should be
called and the grafters put be-
hind the bars where they belong
AS LONG AS THE Y LAS T
We will positively sell at cost. All of our Musical Instru
ments Solid Gold Rings Watches and Jewelry. Don't Wait
BEN ESTES. op. jIciin &. OmulgeG.
HONEST GOODS AT HONEST PRICES."
I am now in my new store with everything brand new and
up-to-date. My line of jewelry is a complete one staple and. trust-
worthy in every respect; in lact 1 do a tirst-class jewelry business
having 15 years experience and can give you bankers jewelers
and manufactures' references who will bear me out in this state-
ment. I fear no branch of the jew eler's trade it is all easy to me
People who are particular about what they buy or have repaired
should maivo my store men- 11.uu4uu11.u1s.
Rachel A. Edwards and Silas
Edwards Creek citizens filed a
suit against the Guarantee Gold
B rd Bank and savingr compa-
ny one of the Negro banks of
this city yesteiday.in which
t ley charge an attjmpt to de
They seek to have a wan an-
toe deed to forty acres of their
land set aside alledging that the
instrument they signed was a
mortgage to the land which
was altered so as to become an
abs )lute warrantee deed.
Tho petition says that on the
seventh day of this month tho
plaintiffs borrowed 300 on a
forty aero tract of land of tho
Booker T. Washington dined
with John Wannamaker and
his daughter at Saratoga Sun-
day. The incident has caused
considerable comment. Wana-
maker is excused on the ground
that he did not know any bet
ter. Beinenibering the action
of another distinguished Ameri-
can he probably thought he was
doing the proper thing. B k
er Washington knew that it
would cause comment and that
such an incident would have a
bad influence on the Negroes of
Booker Vashingt 11 has posed
as a leader of his race lie has
studied the characteristics of
the Southern Negro and knows
that he will endeavor to imitate
those whom he follows. He
knows that his action will occa-
sion adverse (omnunt in the
south and that the Negroes
who would seek to imitate his
example will suiter the conse
quences. And wiin an cms
knowledge Booker Washingt n
a 0. pts si c'i f ivv or s at tl e
hands of a prominent American
and even glories in the fact that
his host is so ignorant of the
conditions of the south that he
immagints he is doing the Ne-
groisa favor. Booker Washing-
ton by his act has shown him-
self to be a very unwise leader.
He is uii-a'e and the Negr )
who realy seeks the advance
ment of his race will look else-
where for a preceptor. Arkan-
R. A. GIVENS JEWELER.
228 North Second street. - - - Musk6gec I. T.
A CASH HOUSE
Hgpq cire somo of them:
ac Qity and Waterloo corn
Canned Peas 3 for - -
tring beans d tor
High patent flour per 100 2.00
Meal jior bushel - - - M)
Best Eating Potatoes - - 50
Coin Special Hams peril). 15
" " Lard " " 10
' " Breakfast bacon 20
Smoked bacon per lb.. 10 to 124
Dry Salt Meat per lb. - 10
Canned Apricots - - 2 for 35
" Peaches - - 2 for 3o
- - 2 for 3o
Hominy 3 for
Kraut 3 for
Sweet Potatoes -Blackberries
Pumpkins 3 for -
Tomatoes o lor
IN A GROCERY WE
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Villi liiiivji j.i.j.v. ;77" --- . ..- -trrrd
HAVE AND ARE ALL FUEbLl JJwain uuwd.
I Phone your orders or let us know and we will call for your
orders. A Warm Imitator of Close Prices These Prices are Cash
Only. Yours for business .
TEXAS GROCERY CO.
TAKING THE STUMP
To tell about our lumber. It is
put forward to win the approval
of the lumber users of this section
and when its good points are ap-
preciated it will certainly do so.
We s e no satisfaction or
profit in handling low grade stock.
Neither will consumers when they
k-arn that tin finest lumber does
not piece by the foot but by the
Mh4Ki - -v
This is the opinion of some
whites and a few-blacks. Our
columns uro open to our people
to express opinions
Official Statement of the Condition of the
rommopeial IVPcitionl Rank
jVLuskogeo. Indian Territory
Loans and Discounts 712Q0a 05.
Oveuliaftb cotton 2.1080 (it
llondsund Pieiuiums 200080 -10
Fuinituio ami KiUuies 7085 11
Cash and Exchange 1800011 48
SI 141 152 04
The above statement is collect
Sin plus and Piollt
21 .172 :to
D N FINK Cashiei
PiorGer jbstraet (E?o.
I This Company makes absolutely correct
abstracts of title. Go there for correct
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Twine, W. H. The Muskogee Cimeter. (Muskogee, Indian Terr.), Vol. 6, No. 49, Ed. 1, Thursday, September 14, 1905, newspaper, September 14, 1905; Muskogee, Indian Territory. (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc70010/m1/4/?rotate=270: accessed April 12, 2021), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.