Indian Chieftain. (Vinita, Indian Terr.), Vol. 3, No. 22, Ed. 1, Thursday, February 12, 1885 Page: 2 of 4
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VIN1TA I. T. PUB. 12 1885.
Tub presidential voto was can-
vassed by both lioii8cs of Congress
yesterday U10 11th.
Monrv is being raised in Canada
nnd England to defray tho expenses
of defending Mrs. Dudloy who at-
tempted to assassinate 0 'Donovan
A bill has been introduced in
tho Kansas legislature making it
mandatory on tho governor to is-
Buo death warrants in cases of mur-
der in the first degree
No ono appeared against Couch
and his thrco confederates at tho
titno set for their examination by
the United States commissioner
nnd they were discharged.
TiinnK is no longer any doubt
but that General Gordon lost his
life at tho fall of Khartoum. Tt is
beiioved his army was massacred.
TIub means war in earnest.
A TEnmni.E coal mine disaster
resulting in tho instant death of
four men and serious injury of
many others occurred at Savanna
on tho 4th. Explosion of natural
gas was tho cause.
Tim German navy' consists of
twenty-four ironclads eight cruiR-
ing frigates nino corvettes fivo
cruisers four gunboats eight des-
patch boats nino training ships
two transports and twelve vessels
for service in tho ports making in
nil cighty-ono ships.
The director of tho mint has been
trying to ascortain how much gold
nnd silver is annually consumed
in the country in arts and man-
ufactures. Many thousand circu-
lar letters were sent out last year
and over 5000 replies were rccciv
cd showing that 2734 firms used
during tho year ending last June
814500000 in gold and 85500000
In tho year 1S85 thcro will bo
two eclipses of tho sun and two of
tho moon. An annual eclipse ot
the sun occurs March 15 visiblo
in tho United States as a partial
eclipso. March 30 there will bo a
partial eclipse of tho moon invisi-
ble in tho United States. Septem
ber 8 a total cnlipso of tho sun will
tako place invisiblo horo but vis-
iblo in Australia South Pacific
ocean and Capo Horn. September
25 thcro will bo a partial eclipse
of tho moon visiblo hero. It will
begin at 31 minutes past 12 a. m.
and end at 37 minutes past 3.
The Other Side.
Tho Wichita Eaglo recently con-
tained an intorvicw with C. B.
Young a gentloman who has just
finished a careful survey of Okla-
homa district in tho interest of a
colony or organization of men who
possess tho means to develop and
improvo farms. Ho traveled over
tho cntiro ground up or down every
stream and tributary of any import-
nnco carefully examining the
Boil grasses and minerals timber
and water whero found as also tho
location of tho town sites of tho
speculators and leaders of tho
boomer invasions with tho oyo of a
practical fanner and stock raiser
going into tho district at Cull farm
ranch and coming back by tho way
of the Otoo Agency. IIo unhes-
itatingly declares that including
tho bottoms or valleys of tho Cim-
arron and its tributaries and tho
Cottonwood rivor Doer creek nnd
nil tho other streams that not to ex-
ceed two por cont. or ono section
in fifty IB fit for anything but graz
ing purposes; that as an ngricul-
tuial country it is n humbug whoso
glories and richnoss havo no exist-
unco outsido of tho brains of in on
who havo for speculative purposes
bocn doluding honost and confid
ing men. Mr. Young says ho is
acquainted with tho soil of West
orn and Southwestern Kansas and
ho knows of no lands subject to
homestead and settlement in tho
unorganized counties of Kansas
that do not far excel tho land
known as Oklahoma a district that
uo tnbo of Indiana dosiro to occu
py and that it is worso than high
way robbery to doludo confiding
men into going down thcro with
thoir wives and children. His re
port shows that in all his travels
covering hundreds of miles ho
found no land in tho Territory out-
side of tho reservations nnd with
tho oxcoption of a few nnrrow belts
which wero outsido of tho Oklaho.
ma district thero is nothing suita
bio for agricultural pursuits.
Tho order of tho government
has saved thousands of poor
men from hardship and want and
it was mado solely as n duty to nil
thoso who may contomplato going
to that Territory undortho protec
tion Qfthe boomers' organization.
Ho ab n officer of the St. Joseph
colony was eont down thero for
tho purpoo of gathering tho facts
deMrcB tho PUbBlanco ofhis report
Vinita January 27 1885.
EntTonB CntKFTAiN: Tho most
interesting earthly subject to tho
Indians of tho Territory is proba-
bly indicatod by tho word "Okla-
homa." It means a determined
effort on tho part of tho hard heart-
ed lawless and ignorant settlors
oi tho borders of tho border states
to tako Indian lands by forco or
by such a bIiow of forco as will
justify tho interposition of Con
gress to compol a sale of tho covet-
ed Territory by tho Indians.
Thcro is no doubt that this thing
is well understood between tho
boomers headed by Couch and
Senators Inalls and Plumb of
Kansas. Couch and his men wero
to intrudo and defy tho Govern-
ment and so bring matters to tho
brink of bloodshed. Tho adroit
Senators on their sido wero to pro-
poso measures to avoid a conflict.
Tho only practicable measure was
to yield tho point to tho intrudors
and offer to buy from tho Creeks
and Seminolca tho land thoy wero
induced to part with in order to
settle othortribos. This will proba-
bly bo tho final result of flic Okla-
horan boomers and tho question
with tho Indians of tho Territory
is if this kind of proceeding is
to commence when and whero and
how is it to end?
Tho treaty with tho Creeks and
Scminolcs as to tho lands in ques-
tion is precisely tho sarao as tho
treaty with tho Chcrokccs tis to
their lands west of ninety-six not
yet occupied by other friendly
tribes. The land was nut in the
hands of tho United States in trust
to settle friendly Indians upon and
for nothing else If it had not
been for that purpose tho Indians
would not have let tho land go at
all. So it was with the Choctaws
and Chickasaws. Every ono of
tho five tribes whoso tracts were
covorcd by their respective pat-
ents in fee assigns a good portion
of thqir lands to sorvo ono and tho
samo general objoct. This lias
been repeatedly declared by the
United States government when
tho subject of Payne's invasion
camo beforo the oxecutive legis-
ativc or judicial departments.
Now if tho government backs
out from compelling a few of its
vagabond citizens to obscrvo its
obligations in one particular so
important and essential as this ono
what are wo to expect? If Okla-
homa boomers succeed in taking
Oklahoma thero will soon bo
Cherokee Strip boomers who
will find it all tho easier to follow
in the beaten track because it has
been scientifically and systemat-
ically laid out and engrafted upon
tho Indian policy.
It will becomo fashionable to
belong to tho boomers and thore
will-eomc-tu bo nothing UrgcrorirEr
bio in it. Evory timo tho boom
ers succeed tho less compunction
there will bo on the part of tho gov-
ernment to resist Echemos of tho
kind. Whon all tho land set apart
for the settlement of other Indians
by tho fivo civilized tribe3 has been
fully boomed into tho hands
of tho whites thero will bo still
lots of boomors left. In fact
thcro is no reason to supposo they
will not havo increased and made
to include all theso who havo been
encouraged to want Indian lands
and to regard tho United States
government as a real though un-
acknowledged abettor of that want.
There will still bo Indian lands
left to boom. It is truo there
will bo no placo for tho Indians to
go. Their only outlot to a
foreign country will bo an outlet
no nioro. What then?. Tho Unit-
od Statos will have forced tho In-
dians to abandon most of thoir
country and will havo seized it on
that protoxt. Tho romaindor can
bo obtained according to troaty
only by extinguishing tho tribos
and then taking it becnuso thoy
havo becomo oxtinet. Thus will
the great Unitod Statos govern-
ment havo faithfully carried out
tho stipulations of Indian treatios
and such is tho future wo are to
expect if tho Indian sits idly by
and soos Couch and followers tako
forcible possession of Oklahoma.
Ofcourso no ono will seriously
advise the Indians interested to
fightbut thoy can talk. Can say
something. Thoy can domand.to
havo tho intrudors romovod and
say that thoy will yield to any-
thing reasonable upon tho ground
of expediency but that they will
not yield to forco. Thoy can very
respectfully submit that beforo it
13 possible for them to enter into
any negotiations in regard to the
roscrvod lands thoso lands must
bo fico of intrusion and thoy can
give as a roason the cortuin conse-
quences which will follow in tho
future should they do otherwiso.
Bosidcs all this the Indians of
this Territory can sot about doing
what thoy should havo done long
ago. They can ask themselves
this important question: Is thero
no way to get rid of intruders and
trespassers upon our soil except
by uppoal to tho executive' au-
thorities of tho Unitod StatcH gov-
ernment? la it y eueh appeal
thatwhito Dion get protection for
estates- at.utuu by 4uo aamo
government to them? How is it
that thoy aro sufficiently guarded
from trespass and that wo aro
not wo having tho samo eviden-
ces of right to our lauds that thoy
have to theirs. In short what good
does our patent in foo do us as a
nation and what good should it
Tho answers to theso quostions
will bo contained in this ono fact:
A patent or deed in feo from tho
United Statos government is prac-
tically worth no more than a prom-
iso or plcdgo mado in a treaty
unless it can bo used in a court of
justice to dofend the owner against
tho intrusion of all tho world be-
sides. What tho Indians lack and
what thoy must havo in order to
bo fully protected is judicial
protection tho protection of tho
courts. It is not necessary at nil
that they should becomo citizens
of tho Unitod States or that they
should alter their condition nt
homo. An Englishman with a
deed is perfectly protected by tho
United States court. Whj' not an
Indian with tho samo cvidenco of
C. B. Blood.
"San FnANCisco"saya nn inhab-
itant "has not been n clean city
from tho day of its foundation.
Thcro is Oriental dirt nnd Occi-
dental dirt. It has como to be a
foreign city. Merchandise fills
tho sidewalk and in many places
crowds tho pedestrian into tho
Btroet. Offal is thown thoro. Tho
six months' trado winds of sum-
mer and tho six months' rain aro
tho two sanitary agents which
keep watch and ward over the
Commenti.no upon a remark dis-
paraging tho work of tho newspa-
per reporter the St. Louis Post
says: "As for accuracy and truth-
fulness thcro is no calling in the
world which is subjected to ho
severe a tost as that of n reporter.
Tho doctor's mistakes are hidden
under the ground tho lawyer's arc
known only to tho judge tho min-
ister's congregation cannot answer
him back tho merchant's mistakos
are rectified privately but thou-
sands of critical readers stand
roady to tost tho reporter's work
and if ho makes a mistake tho
paper is called to account for it
A dispatch from Abilino says:
"Tho Oklahoma boomors in this
vicinity havo abandoned the fight
and are joining a colony which is
beintt raised by V. P. Wilson of
this city for settlement in tho South
Platte valley tho richest farming
region in Colorado." I here aro
many regions in which the Oklaho-
ma colonists could take up undis-
puted claims and do as well in all
probability as they could if un-
molested in tho Indian Territory.
Whatevor the legal status of the
Oklahoma lands may be attempts
to settle them in opposition to the
Kovernmcnt's interdiction will
jirovo less profitable than to settlo
upon land unrjuestionaoiy open to
homestead or pre-emption claims.
In regard to tho quality of tho
lauds and climato the efforts to
settlo them suggest they must be
good but W. II. II. Curtis a woll-
known citizen of northorn Kansas
writes to tho Troy Chief from tho
Cheyenne agency as follows:
If that country (Oklahoma) was
thrown open Tor settlement it
would be hooded by thousands of
poor people who would better
themselves by dying and bctore
twelve months n cry would bo
heard going up from tho half-
clothed and starving settlers call-
ing for food and raiment from the
friends thoy had left behind. The
country would have to undergo a
climatic change beforo it could be
farmed oven if tho soil was good
which it is not as tho rains are so
irregular. Thoso lines aro not
paid for; they may not pleaso tho
Oklahoma boomorB but neither aro
they written in tho interest of tho
cattlemen. I caro for neither class
but writo in tho interest of what I
bolieve to be tho truth. Emporia
NOTES FOR THE STOCK JIAJf.
Tho following decoction is do-
clared to bo a cure for black-log:
Add to 100. pounds salt 10 pounds
sulphur G pounds copperas 3
pounds snltpetor and 3 pints of
slacked limo. Mix and feed as
salt is fed.
A pork grower has learned by
experimenting that a bushel of
raw corn fed on the cob will pro-
duce nino pounds of pork while
nn equal quantity ground will
make twolvo pounds. A bushol
of corn boiled mado thirteen and
a half pounds of pork and a bushel
of inoal cooked mado sixteen and
a half pounds.
Independence Star: Experien-
ced cattlo men horo ostunuto that
tho losses of rango cattlo this win-
tor cannot bo less than forty por
cent. whilo tho depreciation in
valuo during tho year takes off
another forty por cent from thoso
loft. Wo hope it isn't so bad
as this but during tho past wcuk
certainly witli a heavy 6now on
tho ground that dld.not drift at nil
but thawed a littlo at tho surface
each day to freezo and form a
crust at night it is hard to boo
upon whut cattlo that couldn't bo
Tho smallest number of cattlo aro
in Rhode Island 35800 and tho
largest number in Texas 40(5201
Tho total number of cattlo in tho
United States is 42.517307 nnd of
this numbor but 7723538 are ro-
ported of tho high gradp Esti-
mates ot tho number of high grade
cattlo ranged from 5 per cont. 'n
New Mexico to 4U iter cent. : unto
and Kentucky. Tho
beoves slaunhtorcd durinc tho
year in this country was G.500000
voiucu at si:oi!vi:ouuu. tuo ox-
ports of bocf fresh and salt
amounted to 163805178 poumh
and with tho addition of tho valua-
tion of corned beof shipped tho
amountis $18431131. Tho num-
ber of cattlo exported tho past year
has also largely increased being
100513 against 101414 tho previ-
IBt. Lonla Journal of Agrlcaltnra 1
Whothor sheep growing has been
a gront success or failure in many
parts of tho West has been well
ventilated through personal oxporU
ence of brcodcrs in their letters to
live stock journals during tho
past year. Wo know of a surety
that tho pionocrs and prcsont
haudlors of Angora goats havo had
no cause to complain of thoir in-
vestments In tbo breeding of this
hardy and valuablo animal. A
year sinco wo formed the acquaint-
ance and enjoyed a brief association
with ono whose success as n breed-
er of fino and profitable flccco-
bcaring Angoras has given to him
tho titlo of tho Goat King of Amor-
ica. Wo refer to Mr. C. P. Bailey
president of the Angora Hobo and
Olovo Co. of San Jose Cal.
whoso incomo derived from this
manufactory and his herd of 5000
goat8ona ranch near Littlo Hum-
bolt Nevada reaches above 850-
000 a year. Last year ho shipped
East somo 15.000 pounds of moliair
and shipped largo numbers of
Angoras to tho Sandwich Islands
Texas and Wyoming. His puro
bred males find ready salo in
Texas at from 850 to 8100. per
head and his females but littlo
under thoso figures. IIo had one
wether in his last year's shipment
to Texas that clipped 11 pounds
of mohair worth GOc a pound.
Twelve years ago Mr. Bailey was
reduced in pocket by stock and
other ventures in California to less
than 8500 in availablo means.
With this sum ho purchased n
bunch of common goats and a puro
Angora buck and with a burro
packed with cheap camp outfit and
provisions he wont with them to a
mountain range and devoted sov-
cral years to herding breeding up
and increasing tho numbor of iiis
flock. Sales of wethers for mutton
and investing tho proceeds in puro
Angoras soon convinced him that
he could with tho common goat
as a base and tho uo of pure
Angora males produce animals
with dense Uceces of merchantable
mohair. Tho result has been suc-
coss and groat profit to him whilo
giving an impetus to an industry
that is destined to add material
prosperity to livo stock interests.
Lands that can not be profitably
utilized owing to their broken
surface and scant fertility aro suit-
able grounds for goat ranches.
Northwestern Arkansas and south-
west Missouri furnish a profitable
habitation for Uiofc animals. A few
pure males and 200 common Nan
nies will soon incrcaso to n largo
and valuable Hock uoat meat
as food is healthy and very en-
joyable. Tho cost of production is
light the increase rapid and tho
business properly followed pays
well. Col. Robt. Scott of Ky..
recently deceased: Polk Prince of
samo State Richard Petors of
Atlanta. Gii.. and C. P. Bailey of
Son Jose (Jul. have each lino (locks
of Angoras nnd have boon promi-
nent brooders of pure bred stock.
TERRITORY AM HOMiEU NOTES.
Four United Slates prisoners
broko jail at Wichita on tho 22nd
ultimo. Tho namos of tho
fugitives are: Ed McSweenoy alias
Ed Smith n soldior dressed in
U. 8. uniform who wns indicted
by the Grand Jury nt tho recent
term of the United States District
Court for the inurdor of Mrs. Marv
Elliott at Ft. Reno I. T. last sum-
mer. Robert Perry also a United
.States prisoner charged with
having committed murder in tho
Indian Nation. George Scribncr
charged witli assault with intent to
kill und Frank Hazier a horso
thief captured a short timo ngo nt
Derby who had an examination
beforo .Tustico Thomas nnd was
bound over to tho District Court.
Independence Kan. Feb. 5 A
cold bloodod triplo murdor noar
tho littlo town of Radical City in
this county wa3 discovered this
morning by Frank Boham tho
oldest son of a widow living on a
farm near that place. On his re-
turn homo after sovoral days ab-
sence ho found his mother brother
and sister murdered and to all ap-
pearance thoy had been dead a
dav or so. ns tho young man had
boon away since Monday. Shoriff
McCroary and Deputy Shadlov
have cone to the place and will
mako a thorough investigation to-
night. There is no clue as vet
to work on but overy oflbrt will be
mado to capture tho villain and
should ho bo discovered it will
not nood n jury to settle his caso.
The Schoolmaster of our Republic
"When our ronublio roso Noah
Webster became its schoolmaster.
Thoro had novor boon n gront
nation with a uuivorsal languago
without dialects. Tho Yorkshire-
man cun not no talk with n man
from Cornwall. Tho peasant of
tho Ligurian Appenninos drivos
his goati homo at evening over
hills that look down on six prov-
inces nono of whoso dialects ha
can spouk. Ilore fivo thousand
miles change not tho sound of u
word. Around ovory firosido and
from every tribune In ovory field
of labor and ovory factory of toil
is heard tho samo tongue. We
owo it to Noah Webster's Spelling
Book and Dictionaries. Ho has
dono for us more than Alfred did
for Ejigluid or Cadmus for
Greoco. His books havo ochtcatcd
three generations. Thoy arc for-
ever multiplying his innumerable
army of thinkers who will trans-
mit his name from ago to ago
Onby two men havo stood on tho
Now World whoso famo is so sure
to lastCol umbus its discoverer
nnd Washington its saviour.
Webster is and will bo its great
teacher and theso thrco mako our
' trimtv ounmo.
FE?BETJlE3T S 1885
We offer to the Public the
Larpst Most fart ail Artistic
Stock comprising the
Latest Styles of
Ever before brought to
the Cherokee Nation.
These Goods Are Fresh!
And all New Styles.
A. C. RAYMOND & 00.
DO. NOT PASSTHIS BY!!!
G. W GREEN
Is prepared to mako money for
overy consumer m tho country in
tho past ho has enjoyed n good
Trade. In tho future ho intends
deserving a bettor ono.
The Stock cnibracos Dry Goods
Clothing Hats Caps Boots Shoos
Groceries Provisions and in fact
almost everything which may be
called for. In addition to an ox-
ccllont lino of fino goods a Job Lot
of fetuff has recently been placed
on tho sholvos which will bo sold
at any price.
Tho public is invitod to call nnd
inspect our new storo room nnd
Stock. G. V. GREEN
Opera House Block.
Thoso pills will
be found useful In
all forms of Bilious
pation nrious fe-
to Purify tho Blood
etc. For salo by
M. FRAZIIU & CO.
f hould boon hand
in overy household
i.s it is an excellent
and prompt romc-
1) fur rheumatism
Lamo Buck Tooth
.Swellings and all
other bodily pains
For salo by
m. ntAi:i: t co.
viniia. i i.
ST. LODIS ft SAX FRAKC1SC0
Shorter than any otlier routs littwcvn
VINITA l.T. AND ST. LOUIS.
CAST CYPHPSVC TRANS
inul ini iiuuu Mimnwi
At Hon Dallr
ISTo Ohango of Cars.
rullroan l'alae Sloping Caraara rundallf
lietwren St Iull Mo and San ranelico j
nnn nfin Aerea of rich fanning ard niln-
jUUUUU erallaodaforaalalitbUUo In
O-rorfall and particular lnformU6a with
in in time latin ralca etc call upon or
aldMi anjrof ouratallon nioau or either or
0. W CAMS I WIHIIAJtTV
Ota'l rrrlgnt Ascnt Utm'l l' Agani.
bt.UultAlQ St JxiaU Un
CUT. liddClLl 1-Pr..'l lllIUiui'l
Cures nothing el'.o but PILES. Blind
Bleeding Itching and Hidden Piles It
WILL CERTAINLY CURE.
A trial will convlnco tho most skeptical.
Ask your Druggist.
FltAZKK ifc CO
DIRECT ROUTE EAST
VIA SrU. LOUIS.
TWO TRAINS DAILY
Pullman Palttco Ilotol Cars
through to St. Louis via
Direct Itonlo West and South-
. T. .
west Tin iiniiMu uiij.
IT VftltOAP OITVnlon Depot rencnr
Al KAHoAo bill for KnnM. ' toloiarto
Now ileiloo nnd California vonuwt Willi Ki'
(ireaa Trrlni of all line.
l'olnu in Kama and Kctiroaku.
IT nil All A (liDnectlon la
madn wllh all
Hum Uiullug to Uio Norin and
f. CHAJiDl.KK Ilea. I'ftH. igeaU
iC B. XUXHi A't Ceii J'MJl.iJi
iMiwnnri Pin tin
-MIAMI i lira
a. w. green.
Bpui in nam.
Rango On J o n o u
nortboant of VI-
nlU I. T. 2U
MRS. J. D. CURL.
Poetofflco Gofloyvllle Kans.
J U on left bin or
sldo nnd snddlo
Rtlrru on right sldo
Itango on Curl
V. O. PATTON & CO.
rost-oOlco Vlnlta I. T.
Smooth crop In tho
Horses branded tho
nnmo on tho loft
Rango Rock crock
Postofflco Vlnlta Ind. T.or.
Bomo cattle ur'nu'u
k'!.Sl on loft (tide.
S2h! Han co On
ESij Littlo Cabin
Creek nino miles
northeast of Vlulta
0. Ylnlta I. T.
Rangoon Rig Ca-
bin Crunk 3 miles
south of Ylnlta.
W. T. BEATTY
roatollko Vlnlta I. T.
ilrand on cither
Postofflco Choutcnu I. T.
sFe- V ( on loft slilo.
Lur mark Over-
slope In each oar.
Kango on Pryor's
crock I. T.
rostofllco Chelson I. T.
Smooth crop off
of loft oar.
Range four mllcB
west of Uholsca.
I'ostoffleo Ohetotpa Kans.
f ljUUil iikiusiuu.
1 aiko u on rigui emu
Rango on head-
waters oi i.lttlo
F. M. OROWELL
1'ostofflcc Vinita Indian Territory.
(Miruo uranuou on
Unrso brand C S
on left shoulder.
Kaugo on tihau-
nee creok I) miles
n o of Vinita. -17y
Post-oUlco Vinita I. T.
Horso brand samo
on left hip.
Onbin and I'r)or's
JOHN R. PRIOR
Cooyynh or Chouteau I. T.
Mark nnilrr nlopa on
r ot; Iop
tbo oilier (elthorttr.)
IUnch on Grand RUer
ten mlle itil of
lrjor Crttk bwlteh
E. P. FORTNER
Poitofiice Vinita Ind. Tor.
Varlont mark on4
Banna a tar Ota-
W. H. MARKER
Fostottico Vinita I. T.
under halfcropln right
f... .. -. ...
Itange On Ills; Cabin
Crick. 3-JJ Ijr
Grand River Indian Territory.
J. O. IIOOAN
Fostoflico Adair I. T.
umlrruH In right nar
nmlrrtloMi In lfl
Itanga Oil Vrjon
O. T. THOMPSON
Postoflico Vinita Ind. Tor.
A fow branded I
and In aamel
huTd ruirlxter I
e.1 br Alllaon I
1 hoinninn braiulrtl
mill' loutll of
rallroal It M Hart
tt nun Ctiaatoaa I T
Post olllco Cbotopa Kans.
Hinootlt crop and undorhack inwaclicar
V-l-f-- iiV-W ii SiStJU
fliTii i i I'Vr ft
Ohorokoo Orphan Asylum.
cronln loft ear
Postofllco Snc and Fox Agonoy.
cattlo bi and
oil only Kon
brand K on
dor. K a r
and Bwnllow fork in loft. 20U
PoBt-olIlco Vlnlta I. T.
bit and zllie
tag in right
nt tho head
creek. Rnngc botwoou
B. It. TAYLOR.
Post-office Vinita I. T.
Crop off Itft
oar and ipllt
W. B. HALSELL
Poot-offlco Vinita L T.
This brand and marK (crop and un-
dorbit oir each oar) kept up on ranch.
Various car' marks and old brands
Iloreo brand horsc-sboo on lcftahoal.
dcr and nock.
W. T. DAVIS.
P. O. Vlnltu I. T.
bin .V I)uk
Post-oUlco Vinita I. T.
Cfi'ii) " j ?yjtrj
VpfV i l JHHOi
rgpgsifsags i. T.
K. A x!
Half-breed I'nttlo all branded I
on loft sido and bin. Homo onr-1
marked E3Ea and nome f
tbo lat- EQcl tor lsc(ill-lyvJ cd tho
jlnpjo- SUZM bob marlc.1'"'" Teiai
steers road-lmnnd (?TO31 on near
sldo. Various car.-EJmarI(
iunue Commancho county pool.
M. W. OOTJOH.
Post-Ofilco Lightning Creok I. T
Crop oil rlglit ear and swallow-fork Ib
Itango Wolf Creek SO mlleaaontb ColTjini
R. M. WILLIAMS
Post-ollico Prairio City I. T.
EVANS. HUNTER &
if 14 -1 k-tiuTi H .
MuJ tVl U
W. O. NELMS
l'oHtolVico liilta I Tx
MRS. JANE OAPTAINE
PostolUco bklatook Ind. Tor
lloraa brand aairje on
cattla liav additional
jaw Varloua old mart
brand o: bar. on in
anq uraivue iwo. fwn
only for ablrraent
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Thompson, S. J. & Milford, M. E. Indian Chieftain. (Vinita, Indian Terr.), Vol. 3, No. 22, Ed. 1, Thursday, February 12, 1885, newspaper, February 12, 1885; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc70850/m1/2/: accessed July 16, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.