Indian Chieftain. (Vinita, Indian Terr.), Vol. 7, No. 6, Ed. 1, Thursday, October 18, 1888 Page: 2 of 4
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iKn. TKn. Oct. 18 18S3.
A GRAND AP-FAin INDEED.
Moro Exhlblto Moro Pooplo Moro
Money Than Evor Boforo.
Vlnlta's Fair Caps Them nil
Providonoo Persovoronoo rind
Push Oomblnolnnd Holp us out.
Vinlln "don't put on no frills"
nor docs sho ilcnl in any high-
Founding "international" nnmcu.
She don't claim her fair as tho In-
ilinn Territory fnir. Slio juBt
males it such. Itut thon Vinita
don't claim tho fair bearing her
name. Tho. 'fair belongs to tho
people and tho pooplo can always
be dopondod upon to tako caro of
A brisk rain -last Sunday night
followed by a mUty cloudy Mon-
day foronoon brought to mind tho
circumstances which destroyed tho
fair last year and tho hopes of
many werolowty than tho barom-
eter. About noon howevor Old
Sol peaked tli rough tho clouds
and tho mud began to disappear
as rapidly as it was produced.
Tuesday tho oponing day tho
attendance was not so very small
but a great many persons got into
tho grounds over tho stables and
nihcrwiso without paying. As a
consequence tho receipts wero
much less than usual. By Wed
nesday many ot tho defects of tho
previous day had been ob viatod and
ilio managers had affairs in porfect
control. As a result tho associa-
tion's receipts for tho day wero
tho greatest in its history of seven
years. Thursday waB another
reasonably good day (financially)
but a heavy south wind modo it
unpleasant and probably deterred
Bomo of tho town pooplo from go-
ing out. And (ho wind did more
than that : It proventcd th. bal-
loonist from making his ascent and
thereby disappointed many who
had hoped to see tho novelty.
An attempt wns made to inflate
tho balloon upon tho previous
evening but at that timo tho wind
was also too strong.
The art hall was more crowded
than over beforo and it seemed
upon n casual inspection as though
the various exhibits wero Buporior
in character to those- of former
years. This was the J caso as to
both fancy needle work etc and
fruits preserved and otherwise.
Tho livo stock classes wero rep-
resented very well but particular-
ly as to horses. In this department
tho display was certainly excel-
lent far surpassing former years.
As to racej horsos there was no
comparison cither numerically or
in quality. After a reasonably
fair number of flyors had been re-
corded last week two cars arrived
by special train upon tho Frisco
Monday morning from Fort Smith.
This swelled the number of really
fast horses to near fifty embracing
trotters runners and pacers.
The races woro conducted undor
tho personal supervision of the di-
rectors and if tho president Col.
Bell mimed even a heat thn fact
was not recordod. Of course there
was 6ome growling among Jho race
men but by fair and firm rulings
tho association settled all differ-
Following are the awards as far
at they could be obtained :
Half mile and ropcat Buckton
1st ; Harrington 2nd.
Half mile dash territory saddle
horsos Boston 1st.
Mile dash Maud Winters 1st;
Three-eights mile dash territo-
ry horsos Jack Harwood 1st;
Novelty race mile Buckton took
Lady equestrienne Miss Dean
Milo und rcpoat Remus 1st ;
Dr Baghy best moro; W G Bass
saddle maro; A W Harlan 2-yoar-old
draft stallion; A W Kratts
draft team; Poter Totrich 3-year-old
stallion 2-year-old maro and
muro spring colt; A P Earhart
thoroughbred Btallion sweopstakes;
II B Waldridgo stallion swoop-
biukcs; uai wuson amnion nny
ago; J P Drako 3-year-old stallion;
Dan Warron brood marc; John
Webb stallion colt.
W II Miller B G Chandler and
T M Buflington took premiums up-
on mulos; D S Warren's jack was
voted tho best.
In tho cattlo ring W M Smith's
shorthorn bull and herd look first;
G W Franklin shorthorn cow
grado cow cow and calf; T It
Fuulknor Hereford bull; Franklin
und Faulkner also look tho sweep-
ulskcJ on cow and bull respective
ly; JT Braokotl's pollod angus was
deemed worthy ot montion.
w W M Smith took tho ebcep pro.
L. li. Crutcfrnela te Co. Groceries Provisions
J II Alley Poland boar one-year-old
best disploy; John Webb
boar sweopstakes; Ad Roach Po-
land sow also took Bwcopstakos on
same; W W Iladloy Berkshiro
boar and boar pig.
Tho poultry premiums wetc
carried off by John Webb and Tom
Jellies Crab apploEmma Ross.
Plumb Mrs. Goodykoontii.
Goosborry and also host dis-
play Mrs. J. 0. Hall.
Preserves Applo Emma Ross.
Pear peach and alio best dis-
play Mrs. M. Daniels.
Canned Fruit Blackberries Mrs.
Plumi Mrs. Warrcn.
Peaches Mrs. Ballard.
Cherrios Pears and also host
display Mrs. J. 0. Hall.
Cakes Jelly sponge chess and
also best display Mrs. Goody-
koontz. While cocoanut and ornamental
Pickles Chop Anna Wright.
Sweet peach' Mrs. Goodykoontz.
Fruit Butter Mrs. John Weav-
er. Bread Jessie Daniels.
S. II. Brownbest corn.
Johnson Fallen sweet and Irish
Tom Bracket pumpkins.
John Freeman display of vege-
tables. D. M. Marrs display of fruits
display of nursery stock.
Mrs. J. O. Hall disnlav of
pics also winter pcarmino.
L. W. Marks Kontucky reds
Mrs. Blackfealhcr ramhos.
Sut Beck wincsaps.
Wm. Thornlon honey.
John Edwards honoy in comb.
Mrs. L. B. Bell display of wines.
Nelson Foreman Newton pip-
pins. CLASS K.
Premiums in this class wero
awarded as follows:
Mrs. Hulls covorlct hair flow-
ers worsted mats.
Miss McKcon worsted quilt.
Mrs. Decker silk quilt.
Mrs. Weaver cotton patch-
work. Mrs. Jno. McCarthy fik cro-
Franklin rag carpet.
Blakener set mats nancr
Miss Hubbard drawn work
Queen Anno darning stool cover.
Mrs. II. C. Barrit pillow shams
Fanny Knight pin-cushion.
Mrs. Ironside table scarf.
Mrs. Chamborlin sofa pillow
tidy applique Kensington.
Mrs. Ratcliff lace handkerchief.
Mrs. Blackfoathor bcadi work
leather work befit display Indian
Miss Patton piano covor rick
Mrs. W. Brcodlove outlino
Miss Thompson afghan.
Mrs. Marks crochet shawl.
Mrs. Nelms handkerchief case.
Worcester Academy Kinder-
Miss Eaton oil paintings.
Miss Adair crayon work.
J. W. Smith sewing machine.
FAin NOTES ETC.
All premiums and bills aro bing
paid as fast as audited.
Tho Tahlequah base ball boys
say they catno after that 8100.00
Oco Dick got wind of tho fair
and made it homo from New Mexi-
co in time to tako it in.
The directors begun work in ear-
nest early in tho week and held
their first meeting Monday morn-
ing. II. W. C. Shelton came up
ahead of tho Tahlequah delegation
to look up quarters for tho baso
Hon. Henry Chambers viewed
tho Fort Smith fair last week and
of course could not forego tho
Crutchfield & Co's. furniture
play Miller & Co's. stoves
and Stevens & Co's. saddles received
lots of admiration.
W. E. Ilalaeli bought tho Dus-
tin span of blacks from South-
west City. They wero brought
over and sold by Davo Fink.
President Bellhappcned on to
the ground? Monday just in timo
to beat his friend Caldino Gunter
on guessing which pony would win
a 200 yard dash.
John Whistler bought tho prize
span .of mules and they are now
on the way to Sao and Fox Will
McClellan and other good judges
say they never saw a finer pair of
A D. Cubine tho famous boot
and shoo man from Coffeyvillo
had samples of his work at tho
hall and took a numbor
ures. His advertisement.
Rov. J. F. Thotnp
lvcuowcr.of the Aey
handsomo oil paintings tho work
of Miss Susio Thompson and a
splendid crayon 'by Miss Mamie
Adairworo placed upon exhibition.
Cal Wilson's English shire
stallion weighing 1850 pounds
attractod tho attention of all.
Two cars of raco horses camo in
Monday inorni ng from Ft. Smith
fair. Thoro wero clchteon of
Tho Kelly horses wero cntored
in eight races at Ft. Smith and
won seven of them. Of courso
this mado Davo Doty smilo.
Mr. Webster from Kansas City
is hero with a "string" of horsos
among thorn a trotting stallion for
which ho has a standing offor of
John P. Drako"Jof Oowala
brought in a vory handsomo sorrel
stallion (a four yoar-old) of which
he has reason to bo proud. It is
of tho Loxington-Gloncoo Btoek
which is tho best tho country over
Tho election took placo Friday
A. M. and resulted as follows:
President L. B. Bell; Vice presi-
dent B. F. Fortncr; treasurer G.
W. Green; secretary L.L. Crutch-
field; directors W. E. Halsell
Wm. Littlo I. P. Isboll 0.
Rogers G. A. Armstrong W.
Chamberlin C. S. Sholton L.
BufuDgton W. E. Sanders.
THAT 876000 APPROPRIA-
TION. Just as tho sins of tho falhors
aro visited upon thoir children to
tho third and fourth generations
bo it seoniB that tho iniquity of
that $300000 appropriation by con-
gress of which tho "coons" woro
denied a per capita share is driv-
ing its chickdns home to roost.
Without questioning tho right of
congress to appropriato monoys of
the Cherokee nation for any pur-
poso which it has not if our
right of sclf.govemmont is not to
bo interfered with upon almost
any excuso it is evident that tho
question of citizenship must be de-
termined as toMiundrods of colored
people who claim Chorokco rights
undor the treaty bofore a distri
bution can take place. It would
be an act ot criminal injustico on
part of tho government of tho
United States to pay out this mon-
ey to all colored residents of tho
country who claim nalivo Choro-
kco rights without first determin-
ing tho status of those who are
not acknowledged citizens.
The question of citizenship ta-
ken in all its bearings is by far
moro important and burdened
with greater interests to tho Chor-
okee peoplo than tho lease or oth-
erdisposition of our grazing lands.
As far as thoso who claim citizen-
ship by tho right of Chorokeo de-
scent aro concerned a final and
complete determination of tho
question seems to ho near at hand
tho authority to do bo being in the
Chorokco nation but as far as tho
colored peoplo who claim nativo
Cherokee rights under tho treaty
are interested the question has
beenono of indefinite determina-
tion bocauso tho nation ha3 boon
denied tho right by the govern-
ment of the United States to mod-
dlo with it. Tho government
seomB to never have been in any
hucry to tako up tho issue but
has let it rock along until it has
become bo complicated that it
will take no littlo time and careful
investigation to determine who aro
justly entitled to participate in tho
8o000 appropriation. How long
colored claimants to Cherokoe citi-
zenship arc to remain as mero res-
idents of the country without de-
fined rights thoro seems to bo no
chanco for determination except in
caBoof Bomo ovent which would
requiro such action as would set-
tlo tho question of their claims to
citizenship. Not only as far as citi-
zen rights aro concerned such an
evnt is calculated to settle but
rights to lands and moneys also.
No nation can oxist in poaco with
the status of any class of its mom-
bers undetermined whether little
or much importance may bo at-
tached to any inequality of rights
but should bo clearly understood
and established in law. This act
of congress unjust and arbitrary
as it may scorn must necessarily
bring about such action on part
of the government as will deter-
mine finally and forovcr all dif-
ferences of right among tho citi-
zens of tho Cherokee nation. It is
better that it bo so rather than to
exist in tho midst of disputed
rights and a continual wrangle
In many respects tho beneficial
results arising from a settlement
of these difference will bo fwlt.
Our political atmosphere will be-
come clearer olection frauds less
possiblo and tho manngemont of
our affairs casior when the polit-
ical and material rights of all are
clearly defined. This is what tho
act of congress in making an ap-
propriation of 875000 of tho na-
monoy to equalizo tho per
yjoent of 1883 is cnlcu-
d must necessarily
erdor that thoso on-
participate in tho
BEATS A THOMAS OAT.
The proverbial nlno lives of a
cat aro no where in comparison to
the vitality ot a Chorokco law.
It may bo doad for fivo years pro-
nounced doad by natural causos
but when occasion requires it can
bo brought back to life and mado
to porform duty as though It was
a thing of immortality. A civil
law at that possesses this wonder-
fill vitality. As generally accepted
and t as sometimes happens a
criminal law superceded for
somo definite timo by tho
substitution of another becomes
again operative A repealing
clauso it may bo said is not a
part of the one to enduro for acor-
laln poriod in such cases. Tho
most acercditod commentators
scorn to only ascrlbo such a
a principlo to such laws for tho
prevention of crime giving as a
roason that tho stato should not
bo without such a law.
Tho collection of a tax on cattlo
grazing on the outlet under tho
law that was repealed fivo years
ago cannot consistently bo re-
cited as authority for so doing
even if it is now operative as somo
of tho legal heads of thn country
maintain unless collection of
such tax was mado in accordance
with tho specifications of tho act
so much on the head for certain
lengths of timo.
If the trcasuror claims the law
as his 'authority ho certainly has
no right to amend the law so as to
accommodate it to the $175000
offer of tho prosent lessoos. The
moro consistent course if he claims
that law as his authority would
bo to bo govorncd by tho law in
all respects and not by such parts
ofit as may most contributo to
his interests. If because
of tho lack of any special authori-
ty and becauso of the necessity to
assume that wh! ii may bo termed
personal or extr. -onicial in tho col-
lection of a consideration for a
valuable privilego he has entorcd
into an agreement with tho old
lessees and received pay for a fur-
ther lease of three months at tho
rate of 8175000 per annum it
would bo much better to tako the
bull by the horns and Bay ho had
let tho consequences be what thoy
may. It would bo much better
likewise not to claim that tho
treasurer is tho financial agent of
the country and that ho can oxer-
cise powers without the- special
authority of law in all questions
of revenue of which ho has super-
vision and may adopt such meas-
ures to incrcaso the income as ho
may deem necessary but only "as
provided by law."
THE LATEST PROCLAMATION.
ThoStookmen Wanted not to Trl-
flo With tho Nation.
Taiu.iji'41i I. T.. Oct. 9 ltt8.
To all whom it may concern ; es-
pecially tho Chcrokeo Strip Livo
Stock association and sub-lessoes
on the lands of tho Chcrokeo na-
tion west of tho Arkansas river:
In a former proclamation I no-
tified you that I would at a cer-
tain timo and under a cortain law
and a contract entered into be-
twean D. W. Bushyhoad while
principal chief and tho Chorokeo
Strip Livo Stock association de-
mand the surrender of all tho im-
provements mado on said lands by
said association. I mado such de-
mand through Messrs. Ridgo Pas-
chal and C. II. Harris and was
scarcoly treated with respect.
Now being informed by Hon.
R. B. Ross treasurer that he has
mado a contract with Ed Hewin
president of tho Chcrokeo Strip
Live Stock association to rcnow
tho grazing privilego at the rate
of 8175000 per annum for the pe-
riod of throo months October No-
vember and December which
8175000 was tho bid offered the
national eouncil at its last session
by tho Cherokee Strip Livo Stock
association and now since Mr.
Ross has received this revenue at
tho rate of 8175000 per annum for
the grazing privilege while to my
personal knowledge an assess-
incnl was made by the association
ontlielandsat the rate of four conts
on tho aero por annum and that
said assessment states that it is to
pay ducB to the Chcrokeo nation
for the grazing privilego for the
months of October November and
Decembor as shown in publishod
resolutions of tho association of
September 18 1888 I wish to no-
tify you as I have heretofore noti-
fied R. B. Ross trcasurcrthat any
transaction that ho may mako of
tho kind in taking this important
business out of the hands of the
national council would not only
be unlawful but unjust to tho
Cherokee peoplo. I stated to Mr
Ross that thero might possibly
arise an cmergenoy by which tho
stock grazing on said lands might
remain until tho mooting of tho
national council and tho ro venue
collected for tho month of Octobor.
Even that would bo without au-
thority of law a roattor of expe-
dience undor an extromo caso of
. Under no circumstances would I
consent to any arrangemcut by
which tho authority to dispoio of
Hardware Glassware 4 Farm and Ranch buppliea.
ken out of tho hands of tho nation-
al council by tho treasurer Under a
law that has been repealed and
which seems very strange contra-
ry to tho law undor which ho
claims to oporato. Ho certainly
assumed gravo responsibilities
whon ho look upon himsolf thus to
dispose of this grcol franchiso at a
pricobolow its valuo as tho na-
tional council was offered $185000
for the privilego and as I assured
the council in a messago that 8200-
000 would bo offered by responsi-
ble partlos If nn opportunity was
Under theso circumstances and
feeling that my oath of offico de-
mands that I seo tho laws faithful-
ly executed and that my duty im-
pols mo not to stand by and see
the Chorokoo pcoplo thus unjust-
ly treated ;
Now thorofore. I J. B. Mayes
principal chief of tho Chorokoo na-
tion do hereby notify you that
you immediately mako n sclicdulo
and formal transfer of all improve-
ments to this department or agents
appointed for this purpose and
without dolay show somo just and
reasonable causo to this depart-
ment why you should remain on
said lands only until tho meeting of
tho national council or until tho
national council shall make somo
disposition of tho same anil ceaso
this bold attempt to scizo this
groat franchiso under the sem
blance of law and to tho injury of
tho Chorokco pooplo.
lou aro respectfully notified
that if theso conditions aro not
complied with without delay I
will tako immediate steps to have
you removed from tho country.
Rospcctfully J. B. Mayes
OLD FARMERHBARD FROM.
Cooirmcoowst Dut. Oct 15 leas.
Editor Chieftain : Tho ques-
tion has been a- vd by several of
my neighbors if Bob Ross had any
ngnt to leaso tho Chorokco strip
and if so by what right. Also if
ho had a right why did ho not try
to get tho most money for it. Can
you answer thoir questions?
From my observation ho as
well as many others of his party
(I will not say all bocauso .among
tho masses I know of many Na-
tional men that favor tho chief's
policy to obtain tho most money
fortheir grars) but among the
leading men of tho National party
they have tried by every means to
drive everyone away that wantod
to bid for the privilego of grazing
on the public lands of tho Chcro-
kees west of9fl.
The Star Store at Cketopa Kansas
Comes before the people of the Indian Territory with the
Theso reductions have become a necessity because wo shall
m A in i! '
Ladies' and Childrens' Cloaks
A.T PRI03SS RA-TSTGIN-Q FROM 82.00 TO 830.00.
Mens' Jeans Pants
" All Wool Pants ' -
Now this forces tho quostion on
the minds of tho public : What
causo havo they for doing so 7 It
is plainly seen that everyone that
has como hero to bid for tho abovo
stated privilego has been treated
by them with contempt nftd the
late procl.tma Hon of tho secretary
of tho interior has been blown
around in tho Indian Arrow as an
ordor to tho chief to not lease
otc. Is 'his so 7 Let us investi-
gate tho uattor. Why wero the
pets of tho National party tho
Chorokeo Strip Livo Stock associa-
tionso anxious to leaso it after
this order as they aro plcasod to
call it was issued ? Thoy did not
socm to bo afraid. They know
that it amounted to nothing; only
a scarecrow gotten up for tho pur
poso of keeping biddors away but
it did not scaro tho crow bocauso
there aro two companies that wish
to bid $200000 and upwards yet.
If thoy had desired to got tho
most monoy for tho peoplo why
why are they ovorlastingly getting
up something to try to dopreciato
tho valuo 7 Again Mr. Robt.
Ross know that tho men having
and owning stock on iho strip had
been assessed by this corrupt com-
pany known as tho C. S. L. S. as-
sociatlon one cent per aero for
threo months making 8G0.000.
What right had Mr. Ross to deal
with this company now dead as
far os that strip is concerned and
let them mako 810250.00 tho dif-
ference between 843750 collected
by Mr. Ross from tho strip compa-
ny and $GO000 collected by it
from tho owners of tho cattlo on
tho rango? Can it bo possiblo
that Mr. Ross is speculating on
his own pcoplo ? I hopo not but
what am I to think when Ed.
Hewin sworo boforo tho senate
committco HibI thoy had 500000
cattlo on tho rango 7 Will
someono figure that out at 40 cents
per head and mako that less than
$200000 por year. Now I claim
that Mr. Ross had no moro right to
leaso than any other citizen. But
for argument sake admit ho had.
If ho had done his duty by his
pcoplo ho would have dealt with
tho men holding cattlo on tho
rango and not with a Kansas com-
pany that wero speculating in
Chcrokeo grass. Ho could have
got tho $G0000 as well as tho
abovo named company and Bavcd
to tho peoplo that ho pretomh to
roprcscnt $1G2.'50 for throo months
grazing. I jdo ;.not admit Mr.
Rosb' right to lease nor tho right
of tho strip association to occupy
tho land for one day after tho 1st
On their Entire Stock of Merchandise.
-Notico tho Following
JJcst Quality Dress Prints Gc por yard.
licst Quality Dress Ginghams Oc por yard.
Best Quality Cotton Shirtings 10c per yard. .
All Wool Red Flannel lfic por yard. . '.
All Wool Twilled Flannel 20c por yard. -. '
Double Width Waterproof -10c por yard. ; '
Turkey Red Tablo Linen 25c per yard.
Tho Finest lino of Dross Goods from Sc upwards. '
Ladles' Goat or Kid Iiutton Shoos $1.00 por pair.
Ladies' Oil Grain Huttoil Shoes $1.50 por pair. .
Hoys' Roots sizes 1 to 5 81.30 per pelr.
Mens' Full Stock Hoots (warranted) 8250 por pair.
Childrcns' Roots sizes 10 to 13 85c per pair.
:: ..' -":- -
Wo havo an Immonso Stock of-
$1.00 por pair.
Boys' ond Childrcns' Suits at any
day of October. Their time had
expired by limitation anil if Mr.
Ross had honestly thought it his
duty to collect tho rcvenuo of tho
comtry ho should havo dealt
with thoso mon occupying tho pas.
lures on tho strip instead of going
sccrolly to Kansas City and deal-
ing with men for speculation.
Now fellow citizens you that
havo noticed this thing from tho
beginning from tho offor of $125;.
000 up to tho present timo ; you
that aro only tho people; you that
aro not fed al tho public crib
what do you think of wisdom and
patriotism of tho National leaders?
You know if they had their own
way at tho start $125000 would
bo tho sum paid for the finest
grazing privilego' in tho world.
This is a big assertion but it is
truo. Thoro cannot bo found in
tho world such a picco of grass
convenient to market as that of
tho Chorokoo strip ; and yet the
National party aro dutcrmined to
lot tho present association havo it
for loss than its valuo.
In regard to Secretary Vilas'
loiter it is nothing more than
other secretaries havo dono boforo
notify anyono wanting to leaso
that tho right of tho United States
must not bo intorfcrod with nnd
should they tho Unitod States
would dcclaro them void.
sIn other words if tho United
States wants to settle friendly In-
dians thoro thoy intend to do so
m per agrcomont with tho Chcro-
kecs. This is tho amount of this
bug-a-boo 'sounded so loudly by
tho National organ tho Arrow.
You that feel alarmed about Hub
thing ploaso read Socrctary Toi-
ler's letter and seo what ho says
about tho grazing mattor. Again
if thoso National patriots want to
do tho best they can for tho pco-
plo is it becoming in them to bo
forever throwing something out to
discourago bidders? Tho sum to-
tal is this" with then. - you
ticklo mo and I'll ticklo you."
It has been shown clearly and
cannot bo doubted that it was
promisod to them by that party
bofore tho olection ehould-thcy be
succosBful. Thoy havo contended
for tho Stock association )against
tho interest of the Chcrokeo pcoplo
ever sinco and now they go to the
gravo of the dead and resurrect tho
old rcpoaled law do not lollqw it
after they havo it but givo Ed.
Hewin a cnanco to mako $IG250
and Boh Ross $3750 and lcavo for
tho Ctierokco pcoplo out ol tho
$00000 collected 835000. Think
of those things you who arc only
tho people and answor me.
Respectfully Old Farmer. k
r " " 1.
havo to mako a change in our firm in tho near
Supplies at a saving of at least
Prico List Carofully:-
Mens' Rest Joans Pants
All Wool Uassimore Suits
" Hoavy Overcoats
prico from 81.60 por suit upwards.
"Might makes right "as ir con
gress of tho United Slates may
havo said when It appropriated
A75.000 nf Chornlcro mnnnv u
satisfy a demand that should havo'!
bcon first determined by somo
It is hard to toll whother soma
pcoplo are natural born fools or
somothing olso for which thero id
Somo timo aga Mr. Caio Starr
was talking with tha honorable
president of tho Chcrokeo scnalo
about disposing of tho grazing on
tho strip lands a tho highest bid-
dor or to anyono who should gfyo
tho most for U.
Tho honorablo prcsidonl was
decidedly in favor of lotting tho
old company havo it nt $175000
"Bul"romarkod Mr.Starr"wo can
get moro than that for it. Would
you not rathor get $200000 than
$176000?" Tho old sago said
"Kla." "But"continucd Calo "if
you woro hiring yourself out at
$1000 a month would you not
tako $1500 a month if it wero of-
fered you ?" -"Kla" replied this
philosophor who mado his on
tranco "on theso low grounds of
sorrow" before the world is ready
for tho promulgation of such a
D&llns I'alr and Exposition. For
the nlmvo occasion tickets will bo
on snlo October 5 l 12 10 10 23 and
20 rooiI rcttirninx mill I Nor. 10 at
ono fiuo for tho round trip via Missou
I havo trlod (Jliniuuorlaln's Colic.
Oholtrn nud Warrhooa Komcdy on '
very had caso of chronic dlarrliooa.and i
It rvo perfect satisfaction. I mcoin-
mend it to my trade. J. K. Uutler
druggist KastlAud Texas. Bold by
W. O. I'atton A Co.
Great excitement has beon caused in
tlio vicinity of Paris Texas by tho to-
mnrkablo rccovory of $r. J. E. Oorloy
who was so helpless ho could not turn
in bed or rnho his head; overybody
said ho was dying of consumption. A
trial bottloof Dr. Kind's New Discov-
cry was sent him. Finding relief ho
bought n largo bottle and a box of Dr.
Kinti'cNew Llfo Pills; by tho timu b
had taken two boxes of pills and two
bottle? ot tho Discovery ho was well and
has gained thirty-six pounds. Trial
bottles of this Great Discovery for con-
sumption free at W. U. 1'ntton A Co's.
PRACTICAL GUN MAKER
Mtnnficlarer and tlf alr In brrech and mot-
I lending (hot cunt ami rlflti ltcborlnic
fltlur choke orejtllnilir promptly and irop.
erla xcutd In'all thn illOermt fojmi. ll-
locking and tepulrluit oral! klniUttptcUllr
The Unfit and bfil work guaranteed fn all thn
branobet pertaining to the manufacture and
rapalrlngor all (tun work. Anyone wanting
nnt data work ed It to Coffejtllle 7.9
You can buy your Fall
SI GO por pair
privileges would bo ta-
i" j( .""
on Jhc sceno
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Adair, John L. Indian Chieftain. (Vinita, Indian Terr.), Vol. 7, No. 6, Ed. 1, Thursday, October 18, 1888, newspaper, October 18, 1888; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc71042/m1/2/: accessed January 21, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.