Indian Chieftain. (Vinita, Indian Terr.), Vol. 3, No. 51, Ed. 1, Thursday, September 3, 1885 Page: 3 of 4
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VINITA I. T. SEPT. 3 1886
Local Railroad Time Tablet
Miwoom rACiFio kahavat
Ne.l.nanb'i St. L.AT. Ex.
yo i M.K. AT Express
No 4 U.K. & T express
ST. LOUIS A PAN FRANCl-SCO UAILWAY.
Ex. from fit. I.. to Tall
IAnniTc. I DKPAIIT.
Through coach from St. Louis to Tulsa.
g J. THOMPSON
Vinita. - - - Ind. Tor.
PHYSICIAN A SURGEON.
Oflico over Skinnor Bros' grocery
Btoro Vinita I. T.
VINITA C. N.
Office rooms up stairs in south end
eT Rrvrnr TtfAal tifitlrttnrv flfilrtrt
....v. A. WD .U.t...t. xs...i.w
hours from 8 to
8 to 6 p. in.
11 a. m. and from
CLOCKS WATCHES JEWELRY
JKe.. Icllirallj repaired. An experienced Jew-
ler dm been employed tad til work entrusted
to blm will ba guaranteed. Agent forSetb
Thoraae' and Ansonla Clocks and El tin and
'attha . Watches. Yodt wotV. Solicit!. M
A W. FOHEJCAX
PHYSICIAN & SURGEON.
Office at Judgo Foreman's residence
OOWALA IND. TER.
M. F. IU8MUS
Tahlequah Chorokeo Nation I. T.
Will practice before til tht courts of the
tiherokee Nation tnd tb United States Dis-
trict court tt Fort Smith Arkansas. Attends
to til tnttter coming up before th United
Stales Indlta agent atMuskogee Indltn Terri-
tory. Claims against tba Cherokee Nation and
qoi oi uieroxee euiiensnip a specialty
Collection attended to and prompt rttnrn
J.O.Cash. U.B.BIewart. K.B.Overstreet.
CASH 8TE ITARTAOVEBSTREET
Lire Stock Comminlon Merchants.
OtBee Room II Exchange Dnlldlng np italri
National Stock Tarda Illinois.
Small change is scarco.
THE SCENE ENDED.
Badgett & Blakeney
Are now burin? all kinds or
O- A M B !
TTldos cfcj ix
HIGHEST PRICES IN CASH !
KJ-All partlc are requested
to call andsce na b fore ulllnr
I elsewhere. We offer more lib-
feral Inducements than anv
T-ecwfiT- other nnyere In tbla place.
TIADOKTT A BLAKKNKY Opera Home Ill'k
TllUMIl 'U1SU A9IIIWTJ svn
PEACTICAL nOOT AND SHOE MAKEtl.-
le employed at 8 A ninejacket't east
of tbe track and bai a good workman esroctat-
d with blm. Krerr description of loot or
ahoe work la sklllfullr Mrfarmed and entire
satisfaction guaranUod. An examination of
tbe naw work tamed oat It especially Invited.
Will make It an obleet for the Deoule ef Vlalta
and vicinity to dlseontlune the practice of
ending off for tbelr enttom made
BOOTS '& SHOES.
Vinita Ind. Tor.
6tl Fnt-CIasi Home Between Par.
sobs and DsbIiob. .
Rates 52 Per Day.
Wrlio for a premium Hit.
The public schoofwllTbe opened next
The OniiPTAiM from now to January
1st for CO cent.
Large numbers of "wood ducks" aro
boing shipped to St. Louis by our game
Addrcts all communication's relating
to tho Vlulta fair to 0. W. dreoii
Vinita has much to bo proud of. Her
pooplo have gained a victory over their
Charley Pollock tho boy at Kolso who
was Injured by a hatchot has bcon tak-
en homo to Kansas.
A few copies of tho St. Louis fair pro
mlum list were sent to this oflico. A
copy may bo had by calling.
If onr lady friends aro not engaged
in preparing exhibits for their depart-
ments at tho fair thoy aro neglecting
All tho big corn melons potatoes
and evory other product should bo
kept for oxhlblllon at the fair. No
entry fco is required.
A. 0. Raymond has got just what
sotno man with an orchard noeds a
cider mill. It will bo sold for about
half the customary prlco.
Heavy stock of envelopes just re-
ceived at this office fancy colors.
Will mako especially low figures on
lots of 1000 or upwards.
Col. Wisdom Informs tho Fort Bmlth
Tribuno that ho has decided to accept
the position of clerk at Union agency.
Wo have not hoard Mr.Owcn'siiecUlon.
Preparations for tho coming fair are
moving right along now and will con-
tinue with unabated vigor. September
23 24 end 25 will see great things at
Superintendents of various classes
to bo shown at tho fair aro requested
to sco that premium lists are plenti-
fully distributed among parties in-
terested. A physician says thatone of tho best
and most pleasant remedies used to
relieve toothacho is chewing cinnamon
bark. It destroys tho nerves and sus-
pends tho pain immediately If tho
bark is of good quality.
Mr. and Mrs. Ward lolt Wednesday
night of last week for tbe cast and re-
turned yesterday. Mrs. Ward went to
purchase a full stock of millinery and
ladies' furnishing goods. In a few days
the ladles may look for something nico
Mrs. Ward's store.
A few copies of the book "Chorokeo
Antiquities" still on band. Send
tweuty-flvo cents In postago stamps for
a copy by mail. This is tho only work
of tho kind ever published and abounds
with curloUB traditions of this nation
entertained years and yearn ago.
Tho Cuieftaik is threatened with a
regular correspondence from Chouteau.
There aro scores of other points in this
nation where wo would liko a correspon-
dent. We will chcorfully send tho pa-
per regularly to any ono who will fur-
nish us tho news of his or her locality.
Tho CoOeyvillo Journal thinks from
the amount of "soda" shipped into the
territory that water is only used for
washing and like purposes. Tbe fluid
drank here requires something to break
it and wo doubt if a sledge-hammer
would alwaa bo sufficient; hence the
Fort Smith scorns to bo a very
cbeap placo to live. Some tlmo ago thoy
had a beer war and two schooners a ont
for a nlcklo. Now they aro selling coal
oil at 11 e and a half and six conts per
gallon six 'cents for headlight oil.
The people will begin to find out what
goods cost somo of thoso days.
A Lay-oft. H. II. Edmonson after a
continuous sorvico of somo ten years as
agont for tho Frisco railroad at this
place without relief it to havo a rest.
T. L. liurgess Is to tako chargo and run
tho office "for thirty days or moro."
"FA" works in season and out of season'
week days and Sundays and richly de-
serves tho lay-oil ho Is to havo.
Trie Guilders Mattib. Thero aro
conflicting roports as to the feelings of
tho Cbildcrs family in regard to the
killing of "Qubo." Ono Is that it was
a good act and tho other that tho troub-
le Is not over. One gentleman tells us
that the dead man's brother said ho
was clad "Gube" bad been killed as
otherwise ho might bavo had to kill
M. EDMONDSON Mananer.
(Opera House Blook.)
J. T. BRACKETT Propriotor.
Xeneit andFlneit la tho Xatloa.
rtWlll act P TJot and Cold Lsnehea or
Fall Meal! at ail nonrt. ine proper piece id
let a cap of Hot Coffee lm of Lemonade or
Zriiihaf iceCraam. Nooblectlonable charac
ter harbored. Soath room of opera bonae. it
The Only Wholesale Yards in St.
-Louii Accessible by Sail
and Water I
I. Every railroad cntorlng Bt. Louis
is directly tributary to those yards.
S. Texas shippers ate informod that
connection with these yards from tho
Iron Mountain & Southern railroad csn
bo mado without cost ana witn macr
loss shrlnkago than to any other.
8. TheHO yards havo tho peculiar ad-
vantage of being loeatod on tho St.
T.onl side of the river from which
fivo hundred thousand pooplo draw
has a regular buyer stationed hero.
4. Every packing house in St. Louis
Ilnvira of cittlo. hoes and sheen both
for the homo market and eastern ship-
ment aro at all times represented.
0. For comfort and convenience these
yards havo no superior in tho country.
Two lines of street cam approach here.
Hotel .olograph plucos and other con-
veniences for stockmen on the premises
ESTILL McIIENRY Prest.
D McN. PALMKK Supt.
W. A. KAMBAY
Secretary and Treasurer.
WoncxsvxK. Tho academy opened
yesterday with a fair attendance and
there is ovory reason to expect a har-
monious and successful torm. In-
creased room will give proportionate
advantages in every direction and with
tho hearty co-operation of the pooplo
we shall have an institution of loarnlng
at Vinita that any city might bo proud
of. We must visit the school show its
workings to visiting friends and In fact
do everything which wo would If it
wero our Individual property.
A Killing: Dilott Hkbe. Particulars
reach us of a fatal affray which occurred
last week in tho Verdigris bottom
abovo MuBkogco. Dick Sutherland and
Jako Burns had a quarrel last Friday
over somo corn and Sutherland said he
would sottlo it next day. lie mot
Burns Saturday morning driving along
tho road and told him he had come to
sottlo tho difficulty of tho day boforo.
Bums got down from his wagon and
Sutherland fired at him with a shot
gun putting eighteen buckshot Into
him. lie then tired a socond tlmo as
Burns was getting back into tho wagon
killlnghimirtstantly. Both wero white
men. No arroBts havo as yot bcon
Nick Cattle John WhUtler of tho
Sac and Fox agency turned oiT his beef
catilo this week Thoy aro a nice
smooth oven lot numbering four hun-
dred and probably their equal will not
bo seen at Red Fork Again this year.
Somo years ago Mr. Whlstloi's was con-
sidered tho socond best stock of cattlo
In tho torritory their superiors boing
owned by Dean Brothers who brought
In thoroughbreds tor a tlmo Mr.
Whistler had to bring In betwoon fifty
and a hundred bulls each yearbecausa
they died so fast. Now tho gentleman
ralsos more than aro roqttirod for use of
tho herd and they aro fully equal to
tho grados ho shipped In. Thoy are far
more hardy and thus la ovory respoct
superior to thoso Imported. Mr. Whist-
ler's brand appears this week in its
proper placethe OrnxmiK.
Tho Urave Covers onr Friends From
View and Prison Doors Close Forever
Behind tho Mnrdcrcri.
Last wcok wo closed a horrible-
Cbaptor detailing" tho murdor of onr
townsmen A. P. Cloodykoontz and
Frank II. Cass at Sac and Fox Agency
on the night of the 18th ult. by pre-
dicting that tho bodies would reach
hero on Friday afternoon and that tho
interment would occur at onco. Buch
wcro tho courso of ovents. With a
little delay tho funeral cortcgo repaired
fron tho depot dlroct to tho cemetery
and tho bodies of our friends wcro con-
signed to mother earth. Never did a
greater assemblage of our citizens
traverse this sorrowful road and
never did moro hearts feel
tho pangs of anguish. Tho
funeral ceremonies of Mr. Cass were
performed by tbo Freemasons at the
request of his wllo and wo bclievo at
tho frequently expressed Mishofhlm-
solr. Itov Mr. Wheat olflciatcd at tho
interment of Mr. Goodykoontz which
took placo immediately following tho
Tho prediction attributed last week
to Marshal Isbcll that tho murderers
would bo captured has been realized.
They aro now behind tho bars at Fort
Smith and It truly seems as though
nothing short of a miracle can save
them from tho gallows. Tho first in-
formation obtained looking to an un-
raveling of the murder s from somo
colorod pooplo living at what was onco
known as Postoak Taylor's twenty flvo
miles this sldo of whoro tho crime was
committed. They had seen two negroes
coming rapidly from tho direction of
Sao and Fox tho morning following tho
murder. Tho horses thoy were riding
corresponded with thoso which tho un-
fortunate men had driven and this fact
having been observed impressed tho
Occurrence upon tho parties' minds.
A number of other minor circumstances
wont to confirm tho belief that tlioco
two negroes woro the murderers. Tholr
pursuit was attended with few difficul-
ties and last Saturday evening termina-
ted in capturo at a point ten miles from
Eufaula. Tholr names aro Jako and
JooToblerand thoy aroaged probably
twenty-two and nineteen respectively.
Parties who know tbo family to which
they bolong say the membors aro a
hordo of thieves and cut-throats of tho
lowest typo. Tho mother lives at Old
Agency near Muskogee and the father
and other relatives noar Okmulgoe.
Tho next heard of tho Toblcrs after
thoy passed Taylor's was of their going
down tho Arkansas on the west side.
On Saturday wo believo it was follow-
ing tho murder thoy were at Muskogco
nrl iltanlnvfirl Air. f 4nntv1rrnnir'll
watch and a number of other articles
taken by them. Next day tbodlscovery-
oftho murdor was announced and as
soon as a description of tho various
things missing was announced the
identity of tho murderers was estab-
lished One of the guns was recovered
almost at onco from a person who had
traded for it up in Marshalltown. Very
naturally the murderers wero presum-
ed to bo secreting themselves in that
unsavory neighborhood and a soarch
was begun. Wbllo It was in progress
last Saturday however by tho Creek
light horso tho anuouncomont came
from Eufaula that for $500 the Toblcrs
as well as tho horses and other plunder
would bo brought In. Receiving a
favorablo answer from Mr. A.B. Oaes
at Muskogee Hintz Posey telegraphed
some hours later that he bad'tho men
In charge. A number of officers went
down to Eufaula that night and next
day at one o'clock brought them here
on tho passenger train. On their
arrival tho depot platform was lined
with pcoploall eager to catch a glimpse
of tbo villains who had been tbe sourco
of so much troublo and excitement.
They wcro chained together by tho legs
and nock also and from their crouching
and scringing actions it could plainly
bo scon that they expected nothing
but death. After being placed in tho
calaboose a short time they became
talkative and laughed chatted and
cried we bclievo at intervals. What
followed can best bo told by tho report
of J. II. Akin tbo secretary and is
A mooting of the citizens of Vinita
was hold at tho opera house on Sun-
day afternoon to devlso means of pro-
curing it possible a confession from
tho two negro prisonors. The gontle-
men hereafter named agreed to serve in
the capacity assigned to them with the
explicit understanding that nothing
should look to any Illegal violence or
saver of any outlawry on part of tho
Dr. M. Frazce was chosen president
and J. II. Akin socrotary. Rev. W. P.
Haworth Dr. B. F. Fortner W.E. Hal-
sell Ham Goodykoontz and Pomp
Brown wero selected and appointed as
a commltto of flvo to confer with the
officers iu chargo of tho prisoners and
endeavor to obtain an intervlow with
tho said prisonors and if posslblo obtain
their confessions. Tho meeting then
adjourned until 0:30 o'clock.
On reassembling tho minutes of tho
last meeting were read and approved
when Dr. Fortner on behalf of tho
commltteo announced that a confes-
sion had been obtained and it was
A motion was mado and carried to
publish tbo minutes of this meeting.
A motion also carried providing that
ton good men bo appointed to help
guard tho j all during that night to pro-
tect tho prisoners and keep them In
Tho chair appointed Joo limit Wil-
liam Foreman Davo Allen L. W.
BufUngton JefT Jordan W. T. Davis
Robort Tittle J. T. Cunningham T. F.
Thompson and John Hawkins.
The meeting then adjourned sine dlo.
It was thought best not to publish
the confession and honco wo will only
say that tho darkeys admlttod that
thoy wore guilty and they alono. They
say thoy wero camped noar tho fatal
spot when Messrs. Goodykoontz and
Cass drovo up and woro spoken to by
them; that during the night thoy con-
colvod tho ldoa of killing them for tho
purposo of robborry.
On Monday thoy wero taken by
Deputy Marshal Jones to Fort Smith
and It Is probable they will novcr sco
tho outer world again. Persons lamll-
lsr with tho manner in which Justice Is
dispensed in the fedoral court feel pos-
itivo that in less than six months tho
gallows will have claimed tho Toblcrs.
Beforo being taken away tbey made a
number of othor statements Implicating
John amlGcorgo Miller and Mitchell
llruner tbo latter a negro but no ono
credits the story ifanybody expected
to sco two hardened or repulsive vil-
lains thoy must havo beeri disappointed
as tho Toblcrs wero two as strriple look-
ing and trifling coons as ever camo to
any town. Thero was a strong feeling
In favor of lynching but tbo action of
the mooting had tho effect to circum-
vent such a thing. Now that tho mat-
ter is ovor with wo trust all aro glad it
terminated as It did. Tho gentlemen
who assisted Mr. Posey in tho capturo
woro Boh Gentry and Froeland Mcin-
tosh. Thopcoplo at Sac and Fox took
an active part and rendered all posslblo
Tho conclusion has been reached wo
aro told that tho murder was commit-
ted on tho Sac and Fox reservation and
If so tho Wichita federal court It is said
will havo jurisdiction.
Mr. John Whistler and wife of Sac
and Fox wero hero soveral days recent-
Mrs. W. E. Halsoll and her sister
and son roturncd from tho mountains
of Colorado Wednesday.
Misses Ada and Jessie Durham and
Miss Myers camo in Tuesday and are at
their posts at tho academy.
Prof. Hulllnger and family reached
hero last Friday and aro now occupying
their rooms at tho aculcmy.
M. B.Woodson who is now engaged
by Gcorgo Eaton at Clarcmoro was in
town this week. A good order for job
work was left at this oflico.
A largo amount of old type useful as
Babbitt metal for salo at this oflico.
A serenading party was out last
night. The GitixmiN Joins with others
in extending thanks for thoplcasnro of
Jesse Grltts of Golngsnake district
was convicted last week of horso steal
ing and sentenced to threo years' im
J. M. Jones of Parsons has been ap-
pointed deputy revenuo collector at
this place tho position formerly held
by Maj. Guy.
George Christie .charged with the
murdor of SIcky Sanders Is out on a
$2000 bond. Ho will be tried at Tahlo-
quah on the 27th Inst.
The Cofleyvlllo cattlo caso was decid
ed last Tuesday by Col. Tufts to be an
issue soley between two Ohcrokecs.
Our local courts will now sottlo tho
Ok LianTMiNO Cheek. Thursday tho
17th instant Is selected for a big tlmo
on Lightning Creek. Henry Haydcn
as president of the exccntlvo commltteo
is working like a beaver to mako the
thing a success and Is certain to do so.
J. Milton Turner has been engaged as
tbo orator of tho day bnt the attend-
ance of number of other prominent
men is promised.
A Chancix At Chelsea. Charles W.
Poole has bought out J . T.;McSpnddon 'a
Interest in the Chelsea business and
will hcrcaitor conduct it in his own
namo. This trado has increased very
rapidly in volume and its success is no
longer a matter of question. Charley
and his right hand man Will Straugo
tuo both popular and their friends wilt
bo glad to see them work np a big bus-
iness. Very 8ad. Word reaches hero of a
very sad as well as fatal accident which
occurred somo dlstanco north-east of
here. Somo of tho family had been
swinging tho little girl and being call-
ed away left l.cr In tbe swing. On re-
turning some time later ebo was found
caught by the neck in the ropo and
strangled to death having doubtlcBSiy
slipped from her seat and becomo en-
tangled in the fall.
Postage. Under tho new regulations
as most of our readers aro probably
aware a letter that doesn't exceed an
ounce in weight will bo carried to any
point In tho United States for two cents
but as few have letter scales a conve-
nient method for arriving at an ounco
will bo acceptable. A silver dollar is a
good test as its weight Is only a trifle
less than an ounce consequently a let-
tor that will balance a dollar in silver
or two half dollars will go through tbo
malls for ono two-cent stamp.
Some Sestesces. In tho district
court at Independence Kansas Julius
Schmidt tho man caught at Chouteau
was sentenced to bo hung after a year's
confinement. Charles J. Blackwcll for
manslaughter in tho third degreo In
killing his half brother Charles Neal
to threo years in tho penitentiary.
Both parties wcro Cherokee. Malts-
berger and Rainwater who wero caught
with two horses stolen at tho Hudson
school houso got two years and one-
half and two years respectively. The
former had stolen a horso and tho lat-
ter a suit of clothes. John Stowart for
robbing a man of twenty dollars was
sent up for ten years.
Cheeky. Taking it all In all the
printing offlco is tho placo whero pure
cheek comes to the surface in all of Its
unadorned beauty. A party comes in
smiling and by instinct the publisher
smells a "roast" but resignedly waits
to bo onlightoned as to tho modus ope
randi. The smiling ono begins by com-
plimenting tho outfit on the genoral
got-up of tho paper and doslres a copy
or two to send to frlonds. Ho is clear up
on postal regulations and so writes his
name on tho paper that his friend may
know who has rcmemborod him. Next
ho would liko tho paper to go to tho
postofflco with our regular mail thus
saving a ono cont stamp. Tho perform-
anco ends by Mr. Spongo thanking
his victim for tho kindness and hurry-
ing out. This is tho way somo pcoplo
roraembcr their friends at tho publish-
er's expense. N.B. This schomo don't
"pan out" at tho Ciue aim offlco worth
no iinrox iTtaa.
Tha notoriont Leo boy were here abort
Agent Taylor item anxloua to ba relieved
The Whlillcr beevea were taken to; Bed
Fork last weok.
Kzcltement which a week axo waa at high
tide 1 now abating.
Mnoh tlcknee prevail both among th In
dian and agency people.
Thome Mile who Hlely returned from
Hampton le to teaob at tha minion.
Chief Keokuk hta loit about one hundred
bead of cattle from dlteai tbovsht to hat
been broaght In by Text cattle.
Under th new enrollment ther art found
to ba 817 of onr people In Iowa and US here.
Tb total annual amount dne I SU0D0
Tb "turkey track" outfit. Bgtnw Cattle
company bar returned their fencing oper-
ation. Tbelr cattle aro laid toba ottered
everywhere between Mutkogee and tble place.
Criy Kj-m. th ehlef by detcrnt of the Ste
and toxtt died tome day ago forth time
It I likely thtt Mack-cni-l-toa orio of tho
leading connection of that band will act' a
ehlef bnt nephew of the deceaied I next In
A dally mall le now carried between tied
Fork and Sse and Fox agency Service began
laitTueeday thoflrit Initant The line from
Arkania City to the agency he been dlicon-
tinned Tbe change I conildered by tbe peo-
ple Interested a good one.
NO payment for eighteen month ba bad K
tendoney to make thlnge decidedly doll at tbe
kgeucy. A onr difference however with the
Iowa folk bare been adjntted we hope for a
restoration of icml-annual paymente. Within
the year and a half paitbnt St. 000 bae been
paid to our people and that waa da on the cat-
tle leaio for one year. Thlt amount to S9.SS
per capita and wai dliburied at two ieml-an-nnol
mi mo tihuqciu
The friend of Woe Cunnlnghtm mention
him for tupreme Judge
Theicbool all over the nation open next
Xtonday and tbe term will cloie on Cbrlitma
The friendi of Mr. Ooodykoont and Mr.
Can here ayrapathUe deeply with their be-
William Haraago Jmt re tnmed from Be-
qnoyab report the ilneet of crop both corn
nd cotton In tbtt lection.
Tbe "Co'a" brand of cigar. I not much
tmoked In tble tecttonfwe prefer tba "Ony"
hero or any other cbeap arUcle.
Ueir. Fott and Hick two young men
who bare attended the Indian nnlrcnlty for
aererat yeare pait leave In a day or two to at-
tend theological collegea In tbe eaat. Mr. I'otta
got for two year to Hamilton college Hew
York and Mr Uleka two year to Ilocbetter
New York May tbey both beaneceaifal nnd
return to tbelr people to do good and tpread
Hon. I.. II Itell of Delaware dlitrlct la
talked of In thla loctlon for president of tbe
enate "Ho will bare a walk -o'er for that
place Ifhe wanti It" U the way a lower dli-
trlct aenator pnta It. Ilia long experience ae
chief clerk of the aenata peculiarly fit him for
the pretldency of that body hence he will
bring with blm quite enougb of experience to
mako him the right man for tbe place.
Tbe boya Jmt back from Fort Smith lay
tlmeeare "akeery" there tbl court all get
ting "atnek " ToboLyncbky"oldrreildent
Clereland Jli telegramed Judge Parker dat too
muchmjney waa beln' pent Indateonrt and
nobody gwlue ter Michigan 'boat Detroit and
dat telegram worked like a charm Ood bleaa
your tout de prrildent will hab ter tell blm to
bole up kaie be'a aendln' 'em alt dare now."
John Melg I contesting Aaron Terrell's
eleotlou aa sheriff Mike rritchett la contesting
Hunter Brown' seat in council Osle Hair Is
contesting Tom Uendrlckt' seat In council
Tom Teehee la contesting Ned Orease'a seat in
the aenate Jeff Ballon Is contesting Cooio
Thompson' seat In council. AIL of these
parties belong In tbla district and fraud and
Illegal voting la charged. Uallou claims
Thompson's seat on accoont of hi never hav-
ing been legally admitted to citizenship and
saya there ia no record oflt in any of the de-
partments. Taylor SlxklUer contests Dick
Dannenburg'a seat In council from Golngsnake
district on the ground that one precinct came
np sot certified to or aealed-
Henry Wood who shot and killed Milks
bere some week ago came in Sunday and
gave himself up to deputy Marshal Andrew.
Wood y he Intend proving that be wa
Justifiable In tbe killing ao many rumors to
tbe contrary notwithstanding Hi voluntary
surrender was a surprise to many especially
those who always relish a aensatlon and like to
talk but friends say tbey knew be would Kite
up and stand; trial. In short Wood claims
that llllks had threatened hie life on several
occasions which be expects to proTa and the
morning of the shooting he spoke to Mitka wbo
passed blm with a sack of something on bla
ahonldcri that Milks set the sack down ancb
picked np a stone and approached hiu
(Wood) In a very threatnlng manner and that-
be shot In self-defense. Both aide of th mat-
ter are long bnt I will gtre them In my next
accurately and with fairness to all concerned
Tahleqnah September I. Trao.
Don't forgqt that Dndgctt &.
Blakeney rtlwnya pay tho liighoat
price for Hides and Gnnio.
Just received- n Fine new stock
of Dry Goods at Uadgott & Blake-
ncy's. Call arid sec thorn.
William LHUo ft' Col "aro. flhov-
ing out the Now Dry Goods and
Clothing fastor thatl anyone.
Bring all your Hides ahd Gamo
to Bndgclt ft Blakeney nnd get
tllo highest cnnli prices for them.
Never pass Badgett ft Blakeney
tthon you havo any IIIdcH or
Jome. They will pay cash for
Hot Coflco nnd Lunch best in
tho city at Ward's I.unch Stand.
Good Meals good as you can get at
Fresh assortment of Medicines
at Frazco ft Co's again this week.
Tliis is tho proper placo to procure
Stcvo Bluejacket is doing busi-
ness hist for tho fun thero is in it.
If you don't bclievo it just call in
and learn prices.
Tom Howio lias a hay Baler for
sale. Cost $350 and has been ir
use ono year. Will bo sold fo
(200 cash. Inquiro at this oflico.
town n mm ? PTOicraT .
Post-ofllce fjae and Fox- lad. Ter.
Saras on hath tlrtna flStnn rtn twth ttMtfl
Various ear marks and old brand Range
Iowa Reservation Horse brand I O A on hip
KM WH1 JLmJi
Uange Wolf Creek in miles south Coffey vllle
rosloffico at Prairio City Ind. Tor.
Brands on both sides i
crop off right ear and
under half crop In left
To Skinner Brothers'
Glass and Quecnswaro.
sellinc vcrv chcan to mako room
for their immenso stock of Gro-
ceries. "Sweet Consolation" caa bo
found in "National" Cigars at
Frazco ft Co's. If you survive
this shock como in and boo the
Wo havo all out bills mado out.
Plcapo step in and sottlo as wo
want to go on tho market this
weok for Goods. Skinner Broth-
ers' is tho placo.
I'ostoffico at Vinita Ind. Territory
-v Both on left
Ji. Ml r VAAli
FOfltfcflicC Yiliila Ind
iui-uiiiic wmuu UA iuui itii iVOIVUICVj II
W. O. FATTOH it OC.
Post-office Vlnlta I. T
H6f scs branded ik
same 6n tb MIT
itdnge Hock efetft
Postofflco Vltilta Ind. To' r.
Somo chttlo br'nd'd
I on loft side.
Ran bo On
c. nine ml'.1
northeast of Vinlttt
Postofflco Vlrilta Im
T. r. TH0MP80X
P U. Vinita I-1.
fork In eaeb
tanchon White Oak
Ohorokoo Orphan Asylum.
cropln left car
B.3 rar iu riii.
Farmers and Mechanics.
Eavo money and doctor bill. Relieve
your mothers wives and sisters by a
timely purrhaso of Dr. Bosanko's
Cough and Lnng Syrup beat known
remedy for coughs colds croim and
bronchial affection. Relieves children
of croup in one night may save you
hundreds of dollars. Prico (a) cents
and (1.00. Samples freo. Sold by M.
Frazee & Co.
Proper Treatment for Conghs.
That the reader may fully understand
what constitutes a good cough and lung
syrup we will say that tar and wild
cherry Is tho basis of the best remedies
yot discovered. Theso Ingredients with
soveral others equally as efficacious
tutor larvelv into Dr. Bosanko's Couch
and Lnng Syrup thus making it one of
tno most rcuauio now on me mnr.ei.
Prico 60 cents and $1.00. Samples freo.
Sold by M. Frazce A Co.
Cure For Piles.
Piles aro frequently preceded by a
sense of weight in the back loins and
lower part of the abdomen causing
the patient to Bunposo ho has some af-
fection of the ktdnoys or neighboring
organs. At times symptoms of indi-
gestion are present flatulency uneasi-
ness of tho stomach etc. A moisture
like perspiration producing a very
disagreeable Itching after getting warm
Is a common attendant. Blind bleed-
ing itching piles yield at once to tho
application of Dr. Bosanko's Pile Kern-
cdy.wliich acts diroctly upon tbo parts
affected absorbing tbo tnmors allay-
ing tho intenso itching and effecting a
Eormanent cure. Prico 60 cents. Sold
V M. Frazco & Co.
'Where did you get all that To-
bacco?" "At Skinner Brothers'."
"Thoy keep moro Tobacco and
sell moro for tho money than a y
house in tho Territory."
It. Ironside buys Gamo and tr tys
tho top price in cash. Ho lins also
a largo stock of Groceries Hard-
ware Queenswaro etc. which he
sells for cash but at the lowest
Any ono wanting a houso in
Vinita should call on mo. I have
three houses and lots and will sell
cither. I am in debt und must
pay up. David Taylor. 60-4t
Owinc to tho hard times G. W.
Franklin has concluded to mako a
reduction to cash customers in the
prices of Meats. Choice pieces of
licef will he sold from 4 to 10 cent;
per pound and other Meats sold in
Our Prescription business is
rapidly increasing but wo aro pre
pared to increa30 our facilities if
necessary. Wc do not chargo fan-
cy prices but only tho selling price
of tho drugs.
W. C. Pattos ft Co.
R. R. TAYLOR
rost-oflico Vinita I. T.
car ana split
"W. T. DAVIS.
P. O. Vinita I. T.
bin Creak 3 railW
south of Vlnlta.
W. T. 1EATTY
Feetofticcf Vinita I. T
Brand on either
side or hip.
Ran go on
bin & Duck
" y. qua-?
Poslofflce Chouteau I. T. .
some camo orn'u
Y Qon leftside
. Ear mark Over
slope in each ear.
llance on l'rvor'sr
creek I. T.
Poslofflce Chelsea I. T
Sifioo'lH crop off
Of left ear.
Range four miles'
west of Chelsea
Prnttrifflrn. filiotona. Kans.
' t.1!.. I.IJ..
1 J MU flKill. ire
1 AlsoC onrightsidef
Rango on had-i
waters; ot Llttlef
G. W. FRANKLIN
Postoiucc at Vinita Ind. Territory.
Two nnderblts In
left ear and on
In right Also
acar on Jaw
Utile Cabin and
Postoflice Sacft Fox Agency I. T.
Crop off right ear and
crop and under half
crop off left. Bangeon
Sao and Fox reserra-
tlon Cattle of this
brand are told only for
S. H. MAYES
Postuflico Salina Indian Territory.
and under bit
in one ear and
over slope In
tie banded BA
and notch on
nose. Bneh of
cows' tall cut
off Itance on
undcrblt In right ear
onderalope In left.
Uange On Pryort
Grand River Ind. an Territory.
F. M. OROWELL
Postofflco Vinita Indian Territory.
i. -some oranaea on
Horso brand C n
on left sbotilder.
Range ort Shaw
Dee creek 0 mileeJ
Up ofYinltu. 47
J. O. HALL.
Post-office Vjnlts I. T-
Undcrblt in eeti
Horse brand sam4
on left hilt.
Cabin and Pryor's)
JOHN R. PRICE.
P. O. Coojjynh or Chouteau I.T.
Postoifico Locust Grove Ind Ter.
Smooth crop off
right earr split
west of Chou-
Frarco's for Drugs.
Smoko "Pearl" cigars. Thomp-
son ft RatcliiT.
Cigars at Frazeo's Best in tho
city so 'tis claimed.
G olden Crown Flour at Badgott ft
Biakcnoy'd. Try it.
Stillwell Hams may bo bad of
Thompson ft RatcliiT.
Postofllco Vinita Ind. Territory.
crop and split
xlno tag t n
-- uange nyanaoite P P
V7. E. HALSELL 3I
Poet-omco. Vlnlta. I T. ;.- fi'MF
t--1 3krU'iiT' tt fW
Mark under slopo one"
ear orrr Kiopo
the other (either ear.;
rtancU on Grand Rlrer'
ten miles east or
FryoTU Creek Hwltck
a. W. GREEN
Past-offlco. Vlnlta I. T.
Crop off left ear and
split in right.
Range On J ones
northeast of VI'
riita I. T. 20
"W. H. HARKXR
Postofflco Vinita I T.
It an oh 11
. miles west of
Vlnlta at th
head of Wyor'e creek Bang between Pry-
ore and Lightning creek. SI
f T n A TJ T.WCtf
Pootwfico Bartlesvillo Ind. Ter.
ia eacu ear.
Cyclono Flour is taking the lead
Thompson & Katcliu.
Now lot of Fruit Cans just ro
coived at II. Balentino's.
Giant and Blasting Powder al-
ways in stock at Balontino's.
Patton's Palaco Drug Sloro tho
propor placo to buy Medicines.
Corn Oats Bran Shorts Flour
and Meal at Thompson ft Ratcliffs.
Don't trado olTyour plunder for
a song but tako it to R. Ironside
Now nnd old Corn Oats and
Bran always on hand at H. Balentino's.
This brand ana mark fcron and un
dcrblt off each ear) kept up on ranch.
various ear warns anu oiu Dranua.
Horse brand horse-shoo on left shoul-
der and neck.
Run eh on
-T . .
t)a)p north oi Tuls
Crop otf or left
under half crop ta rlgaii
Range On Sic CaMaf
J. T. M'SPADDBN
t'ostouco at uncisea .nuian. xer j'
Close crop off left rf
OTerblt In right.
uange six nfiiss we I
of Chelsea. 'A
J. A. FOREMAN
Postoiuco Oowala Ind. Territoryj
GEORGE W. OLARx-
Postofficcinita Indian Territory.
Smooth crop in
left ear split in
M. Frazoo ft Co. Proscription
Druggists Vinita I. T.at your
You will always find plenty of
Vegotablos and Produco at 8. A.
' A splendid lot of
and glasswaro just
Thompson ft RatcliiT.
Two nico Dressing Cases for sslo
cheap at Badgett ft Blakenoy.
Como in nnd seo them.
Proscriptions should in oVery
instanco bo loit at Fratco ft Co's
Drug 8toro to" bo filled.'-'
HENRY G. "WOOD
Postoflico at Tahlequah Ind. Tor.
Itaneh 3 miles west
or Tahlequah. O.K.on
tho main Fort Gibson
Sella only to shlp-
Post-oillco Vinita I. T.
i each ear
I near M.
K. A T.
W. H. NOBLES
Pogtoflico at Kingston Ksns&a.
Horse brand same.
II o a d brand
in eaca car.
Uanffu. head o
Big Creek C. N.
tf nderhlt la left ear
oveiblt in tha right.
Uange eight rale?
north of Uworr.
G. T. THOMPSON.
Postofflco Vinita id. Tor
and In e-oCa
Postofflco Prairio City Ind.
ou each hip
ut op and
Iqie la tht
EVANS HTJNTKR fe NEWMAN.
IlttU-brced cattle all branileil
on left side and hJp. Borne ear-
innrLcyl M and soma ISESl
'the lat- laBi ter iscll--H M tha
Jlngje- s ss bob martt Txas
steora road-baaud on ur
sldo. Various cttr- sb marks.
AMOf CowMsnc heewtyMKl. '
ed br Allison
1 bora Dion bread
ore areok. M
mil (Quia of
railroad X K Hat
MRS. JANE CAPTAIN-.
Postoffloo Skiatook. Ind. Ter
Boras bread aaave'a
left shoulder. Yo)
came Bar MUU
Dread or oar a
and brand. Xtuu
n v. mhi
- A Saw aovMI
ion iu 11
A. r ej
Jtonrb ou Canary
OB left i
J B. CU-L .
Pc-afotlke Opffcyvlllo -an.
ide a 1 M&am.
or V t.
1U J- W '
; M.H'tM t
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