The Daily Express. (Chickasha, Indian Terr.), Vol. 14, No. 28, Ed. 1 Thursday, February 2, 1905 Page: 1 of 8
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Chickasha Indian Territory Thursday Evening February 2 1905
NUMBER 2 3
For Choice Screened Coal-Good Measure Quick Service See Stephenson-Browne Lbr. Co. Phone 37
We have a good tenant who desires a five or six-room mod-
ern cottage close in. Must be within easy walking distance
ofjbusiness center. If yon have anything of this nature for
- for rent call at our office or phone us.
Wells Bohart & Leech
Real Estate Renting and Loans
Trlmal Tax to Go.
Senator S.ew.rt Agrees to Ameti i
nient to Department Bill.
C. T. ERWIN.
Bank of Commerce
Capital 5&oooo.o o.
GKO. W I. ADD
C. L. GKEKR
C. T. ERWIN
W. E. CHCIL
j See D. D. Sayer at Bank of Commerce 3
r ..cDiinoigiigiitciHI 11111 3
V M. M. MM. Jl.A. - . - - - - -
Doyo ur General Livery Baggage and
Transfer Business with
D. B.Flyntwa Son
New proprietors at the RED BAR'S corner of 6th
and Choctaw. We meet all trains
Hacks for Line House at all Times Day cr
Boarding Horses Receive Careful Attention. PHONE 42
The tribal laws of Indian Terri-
tory are to be repealed. At least
a bill is now pending in congress
with such an amendmeut. Col.
Win. Busby who is just back from
Washington thinks the amendment
will stick. In speaking of the
matter today Col. Busby said he
and II. 1 Robbins of this city
were given an opportunity to
suggest amendments to the inter-
ior department's bill for winding
up Indian Territory affairs and
through Congressman Curtis of
Kansas succeeded in getting an
amendment placed in the bill re-
pealing all tribal tax laws. This
does Hot only refer to the incorpor-
ated towns but to Indian Territory
as a whole. Senator Stewart
chairman of the committee agreed
to the amendment. Mr. Busby is
sure the bill will be enacted as
He is not so confident as to the
public building bill introduced by
Senator Fairbanks. There is but
little probability of its enactment.
South McAlester Capital.
Editor Will Wed
B. P. SMITH. President
W. W. HOKNK Vice Pmidcnt.
WM. INMAN Vice President.
ED. F. JOHNS Caehier.
te Citizens I laiioiia
CHICKASHA INDIAN TERRITORY".
Surplus and Profits $2oooo.oo
Your Business Solicited
About the Rig Iidian Territory
' Bulletin I.. ucd by Geological
I.UNY VALUABLE FACTS
-bout Geography Industries and
People of the Territory.
B.P.SMITH WM. INMAN W. W. HOKNK
J. F. DKIGUKKS J. C DKIGGFRS KD.
J. P. SHARP
Accounts of merchants eorjxirsliotis and inrliviiukl solicited. Everv courteey ntcnded con-
sistent with conservative hanking-.
Horace W. Shepard to Take a Fair
The Express is in receipt of the
following invitation: "Mr. andMrs.
W. F.Bonner request your presence
at the mairiage of their daughter
Daisy to Mr. Horace W. Shepard
on Wednesday morning February
the fifteenth nineteen hundred and
five at eleven o'clock FirstMetho-
dist Episcopal church Lawton O' .
Mr. Shepard was formerly editor
of the Extrkss and is now editor
of the Altus Times. He is one of
the most talented newspaper men
in Oklahomaand theTiines ia pros-
pering under his progressive man
Congratulations to Mr.
( EUROPE AN)
REGULAR MEALS 25 CENTS
Three Story Brick. Steam Heat.
Bath and Sample Room - .
LUNCH COUNTER ALWAYS OPEN
311 Chickasha Avenue.
Z. L. IVIeF'ARIANI3. Proprietor
Judge Henry M. Furman who
for a great number of years has
made his home in Ardmore depart
ed today for Ada where he will re-
'side. Mrs. Furman and their two
children will remain here until the
Mose of the present school term.
Mt. -Furman is among the foremost
citizens of Indian Territory and we
regret his leaving the town. How
evei we still lay claim to him for
the reason that he is too strong
man to belong to but one section
but rather to the whole territory.
Being connccUl no longer with
any other bakery our goods can
only be obtained at the White
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DR.W. L. PETERS.
Physician and Surgeon.
') Office 105
Phones: Residence 106
) Hospital 143
With the exception of a small
reservation in the northeast cor-
ner the entire area of the Indian
Territory has been surveyed and
mapped on the scale of i : 1 25000 bv
the United States Geological Sur-
vey. 1 lie atlas sneets maue irom
these surveys have served as a
guide in the preparation of a recent
bulletin published by the Survey
which is entailed "A Gazetteer of
Indian Territory." In it is given
the location of every station vil
lage town creek river hill rail
road and reservation in the Terri-
tory with the name of the atlas
sheet on which it may be found.
Mr. Henry Gannett the author
of the bulletin has also written an
iulroductory chapter to the gazet-
The great body of the T.rr:tory
is divided among five Indian tribes.
They are the Cherokee whose res
ervation is in the northern part of
the Territory; the Creek in the
central part; the Seminole just
west of them; the Choctaw in the
southwest and the Chickasaw in
the southeast. Besides these there
are a number of small tribes that
have reservations grouped in the
northeast corner of the Territory.
On these reservations tne people
have developed a considerable de
gree of civilization and have been
lontr known as the Five Civilized
Tribes. Each tribe has its own
system of government wnicli is
patterned in many ways after our
State governments with a gover
nor a legislature and a judiciary
of its own. 'Until recently the
lands were held in common and
occupation eave all the title that
was needed. There was an abun
dance of good land for all and no
occasion for tht- clashing of in-
terests. Their cupidity having
been aroused by this condition of
things many while men settled 111
the Territory married Indian
wives and thereby acquired tribal
rights. Many squawuien thus ob
tained valuable coal lands timber
lands and farm lauds. Others fol-
lowed in their wake and settled
without permission until the whites
in Indian Territory in 1900 as
shown by the census returns out
uuuibeicd the Indians many times.
This situation is a perilous one for
the Indians as il is not ere lible
that white men in such overwhelm
ing numbers would long remain
suject to Indian laws and without
title to the lands which they were
occupying. The lands have there
fore been subhvided into town-
ships and sections preparatory to
allot ing them ' to the Indians in
severalty and breaking up their
The total population of the Ter
ritory in 1900 was 392060 of
which not less than 302680 were
while 52500 were Indians and
36853 were negroes either former
slaves of the Indians or their de-
scendants. The chief industries of the Indi-
an Territory are f inning and cattle
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Ui of the protection afforded by fire insurance should not be rec-
essary. Everybody knows of instances where the lack 01 it
has resulted in ruin. So we won't waist time in arguing.
We simply urge you to haye us
MAKE YOU A POLICY
at once. It will be in one of the best companies and the rates
will be moderate. A stitch in time saves nine.
Chickasaw Trust Co. Bank
CAPITAL STOCK 100000 .
CHICKASHA - - IND. TER.
produced within the limits of the
United States can be raised in the
In 1900 the number of farms in
the Territory was 45505 and 15.4
percent of the Territory was under
cultivation. The average size of
the farms was 160 acres consider-
ably larger than the average in the
This bulletin which is scheduled
as No. 248 on the Survey's list of
publications is published for free
distribution and may be obtained
on applicstion to the Director of
the United State- Geological Sur-
vey. Washington D. C.
eleven children when they needed
it and kneading the bread twice a
week. And grandpa found her
hands strangely woudrously fair.
Is the oiled cold cream hand of tc-J
day as fascinating and compelling
as grandma's thoughtful and strong
hand that we remember to have
been wrink.'ed and seamed by
time but still how ready to move
in the service of us young ones?
Modern Way and How Grandma
Kept her Hands Beautiful
Reference has been made hereto-
fore to Lillian Russell's "Health
and Beauty Hints" which we are
finding very valuable. This week
Lil after complaining that "fewer
wouien than might be supposed
possess the requisite solicitude for
preserving and enhancing their
attractiveness goes to work to
tell you how to treat your hands.
We will suppose your "grabs" are
red and in that case never bathe
them in cold water. You should
use hot water and then oil 'em
Oil 'em well put on old mitts and
go to bed. While Lil does not
spec ifically recommend dishwate
in the connection we might ven
ture to assume that dishwater be
ing hot might profitably be used
to reduce the lobsterian hand to its
proper lily whiteness and flexibility
If we are not mistaken grandpa
told us once that grandma had the
most beautiful hands he ever saw.
Grandma used dishwater almost
exclusively and then secured the
proper flexibility by knitting socks
for a famiiy of eleven children and
braiding rus. Miss Russell also
recommends cold cream for the
society hanc but grandma n;ver
used it except in tea. In fact as
far as we are able to ascertain from
research into the past grandma
gave her hands little thought ex-
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Drugs will not cure asthma.
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Evans, George H. The Daily Express. (Chickasha, Indian Terr.), Vol. 14, No. 28, Ed. 1 Thursday, February 2, 1905, newspaper, February 2, 1905; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc730756/m1/1/: accessed November 15, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.