The Vinita Weekly Chieftain. (Vinita, Indian Terr.), Vol. 22, No. 47, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 21, 1904 Page: 1 of 8
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VINITA INDIAN TERRITORY. THURSDAY JULY 21 1004
1 tl u
What a Change of Admlnlstra
Hon Would Mean in the
Way of Patronage.
The Indian Territory correspond
ent of the Kansas City SUr says:
"Although Um people of Indian
Territory are not entitled ta a vote In
the approaching presidential election
. there la no state in the Union where
the people are more vitally affected
for a change of administration means
the distribution of so much patronage.
"The situation is doubly Interesting
because the Democratic plat form spe-
cifically provide for the appointment
of home men In all territories some
thing which has never been known in
"There are more good places at the
disposal of the administration in In
i dlau Territory than In the combined
I offices of tlie state and federal appolnt-
f meats in any one of a majority of the
i Western states. There are fifteen
I federal appointments in Indian Ter-
1 rltory tliat pay an annual salary of
($5000 each; twenty that pay 14000 and
twenty that pay 12300 to 13000. In
addition to these are the smaller ap-
"In the 15000 class aro the three
r members of Ute Dawes commission
1 tight federal Judges three memtwrs
of the citizenship court and school
superintendent. In the $4000 class
are four United States marshals four
I clerks of courts' four United States
' attorneys and four United States Jail-
era. In the Indian division are the
agent and inspector each at $4000
and two ruining trustees at the same
figure. In the 13000 and i'.'.&oo class
' there is a revenue Inspector who gets
3000. Kach of the four marshals
clerks and district attorneys have a
jlilel clerk who draws t25tio a year;
k the secretary to the Dawes cornmls-
) aiou gets 12511) the chief law cte.rk
2ooo and the disbursing offlcer an
erjual salary. There am seven town-
site commlsstrmers who draw 2.V)
each and the supervising engineer
"The heads of the different dcjwtrt-
nients average about ll.Wsj a year
and there kto fortyappoinf menta that
pay from l.joti to il M a year. This
Includes the twenty-three United
States commissioners who draw t:m
each. In additlo.i to all these there
are 15 employes on the Dawes com-
mission aiid fifty In the Indian offices
who draw average salaries of f 14mm).
"Besides alt these there Is much
.other appointive patronage. Kach
marshal ha about sliteon deputies at
salaries that range from f.ototf2M.
Kach clerk of a court has the apHint
cut of a chirk at each court town in
i his district the entire iinnilier
amounting to twenty-three ami these
' draw salaries of 113k) each. Kach of
the four Jailers Ins to have sixteen
guards and there has to be a constable
in each commissioner's court. Kach
of the Judges has a stenographer as
does eaeh nieinlcr of the citizenship
court and they draw salaneaof 1.2O01
tifl5oo. There is not one of these
ofilces that Is tilled by a vote of the
people. There are only six who are
under civil sen Ice.
"A change of administration Mere
' the president so disposed would mean
a clean sweep of the slate from top to
bottom. A great many of these ap-
pointees perhaps one-third are Demo-
crats but a president who wanted to
build a machine would not hesitate to
replace them with other Democrats
of his own choosing.
"Many of thn appointment are for
four jears and would probanly carry
the Incumbent up to statehood; but a
IHMnocrallc president and a iK-mo-cratic
cabinet could reap a harvest of
resignations In order that the) might
shake their own plum lues.
"These ofllces do Hot. IihIikIo the
postoflWs of Indian Territory which
would aU have in jx'st master.
There are seventr-the piesiih-nt lal
rmst offices In the territory. Tl.it last
of these pay salaries of t.'.H'Hi to the
Hist masters and to first nsMst-
ants. Inaddilloii to the presld :ntial
ottlifs. there are more than tl'M other
pohtofllccs that could ! supplied with
"The Indian Territory Is nvro In-
tently Interested in the outcome; of
the present national campaign than
any state In the I'nhn: first Iwcause
of tlio 'possible distribution of MKils
and second lieeause of the Influence
"achatigw of administration might have
upon ttii a dmNsion of the territories
STANDARD GETS OIL WELLS
(setfe? Qalley Traasfer Fropertles
la Iadlaa Territory ta tka Trwat.
There is a story afloat In oil circles
that Ouffey & Galley Um largest oil
producing Arm In the Territory has
turned over all of Its Territory proper
ties to the Prairie OH & Gas Company
Guffey & Galley have 147000 acres in
the Osage country under lease embrac-
ing seventy completed wells most of
them producing together with an ex
tensive line of leases In the Creek and
Cherokee nations both at Red Fork
and Muskogee. Tlie rrairleOH &Gas
company Is a branch of the Standard
and If the deal has been closed It is an
Important one. Ud to this time the
Standard has not taken a great deal
of Interest in producing oil In any of
the Territory fields.
Alaaest Oaa Millies.
That there Is a huge volume of busl
ness t ransacted by the' agent at the
Union Indian agency at Muskogee an
Dually Is well known but tliat it reach'
es almost one million dollars In re-
ceipts will come as a surprise. For
the fiscal year ended June 30 lU04the
receipts were as follows: Total .royal
ties 410637.59 total sale .of town
lots a554101.72 sale of mans 151115
sale of property 151.00. Total tuiiti
001.44 divided as follows: Choctaw
Chickasaw coal asphalt rock timber
town lots and logali;o14L84Chicka
caw cattle Uz 123225.53 Cltoctaw
cattle tax I53il.75 Oietokee nation:
Coal pasture oil gas etc. 125"U5..
OS. This more than doubles the re
ceipts of previous years. These figures
are derived from the compilation of
the annual report now being prepared
Made Paiatlac af Mark Haxa.au
A. F. Meredith of Chicago lias
joined bis wife and daughter who
have been here several day the guests
of his mother Mrs. It. A. Meredith
and an uncle David Meredith. Those
ho attended the Republican
national convention at Chicago may
be Interested in knowing that Mr.
Meredith fs the artist who painted
the picture of the late Marcus A.
Hanna which was hung In the hall
where the convention was held-
TUk Art PleatifaL
It Is reported that a large parti of
local nimrods have gone on a fishing
trip to Lynch' lake about two miles
east of Grand river. The lake la owned
by Capt. White and Is Mid to be well
stocked witb fish. This Is the same
lake from which a large quantity of
bass and trout was caught two years
ago and an even larger catch is ex
pected at this time than was made
then. Fresh fish In large quant les
may be looked for now as it Is said
thousandsof poundsof them are Ulng
caught. A cordial Invitation to all
lovers of the art to participate In the
port Is extended by the owner of the
Tka Tint Oaa.
Muskogee held a special election
last Tuesday for recorder to till the
racancr caused by the death of K. L.
lierrv. It went I democratic by a large
majority and the following telegram
was witt next day:
"Hon. Alton II Parker Ksopuv X.
!. In an election held here today
he first In the United Stan after
our nomination. Muskogee claimed
by the Ib-publlcans went Ixmocratlc
by otie hundred majority. This Is the
first gun In the campaign and is con-
sidered a fair test. The Indian Ter-
ritory is alive with an unconquerable
Dr.w M. Wmix m
N". F. UANtm-K
HOHT. T SHUCK.
A HerrlMe Crisae
Committed by the Itushv brothers
In not having a tent large enough to
accommodate the hundieds of people
that were turned from the door of the
Rushy Urns' show at Little Rock on
June 2! unable to see the Greatest
Tent Show in this country. The Lit-
tle Rock press upeaks of thif monster
city show as the greatest im the road.
Wonderful and daring male and female
gvmnasU and acroUitx. "Five funny
clow lis kept the audience in tm uproar
and the cute little monkey actor and
dogs ftii'i guats In clever acts all went
to make up a strong rleau nhow.'
Ihinby ISfos. don't expend their money
on a arade but in the rliig the exhi-
bit ion Is st rictly up to date Lookout
for Husby Ilrothers' monster bnnd on
date of show Thursday July 21 ufter-
noon and evening. Grand free exhi-
bit lou on show grounds at 1:30 and
7:30 p. m.
If the town will furnish John Camp-
bell and J. II. Rood the fundi they
will build roads and brldga all of the
stf ims In this sect Ion.
TO SUPPLY ALL
Chairman Cixby Says There
Will Be Land a Plenty For
All Cherokee Citizens
A story has been going Ute rounds
of the territorial press to the effect
that there would not be enough land
to allot all of the citizens of tb Cher-
okee Nation Including titousands of
Intermarried whites who have been
added to the rolls. There are about
5000000 acre of Cherokee land sub-
ject to allotment. It is ii together Im-
possible to state the number of Chero-
kee citicens aa thousands of litem are
Chairman Hlihy of the Dawes com.
mission In a statement recently given
out said the commission took no stock
in the story wliateyer and had never
given It out. He said:
"Tltere will be Just about enough
laud according to Ute calculations of
the commission. It will run us pretty
close but we expect no trouble In
Sliding Ute acreage; and there will be
no necessity as stated by some of the
papers of some of the Cherokee allot-
tees being competed to take money
from Um tribal funds in lieu of the
It is likely tlie newspaper that
started the story figured on the basis
tliat every allottee would get 110 acres
which is uot. the case. If tliat were
true Uiere would probably hot be
enougtt bt owing to tlie value of Ute
lands thousands of allottees In tlie
Cherokee Nation will get only fifty
sixty or eighty acres.
The Cherokee tke Into considera
tion tlie value of the land in deter-
mining the number of acres which
shall be given an allottee. Muskogee
MADE HIM AWFULLY SORE.
Vtpbew Carried Some Things for Auot
a&d Was Arrested for a
"Yon know -what a Jolly persoo my
aunt is" aid the young man accord-
lag to the Chicago Dally News "and
how she has helped my sinter and me
with all sorts of furoiture and Jata
and things for our flat? Well when
Airot Mary teM me to bring Daisy I
rasn MIm Wmtworth over to ptml
the evening I began building all wirts
of air caailea. 2 could almost hear
Aunt Mary offer te help me furnish
snot her flat. My sinter you know is
to be married In the fall.
"Well. Mis Went north played norns
neleotions from Wssner and ragtime
plweii for Cnrle Bob and we had a
little lunch and everything was love-
ly. Jimt as we wre bidding thera
good by Aont Msry said: 'Ben you
can tfke that looking glass with you;
your sinter telephoned to hsve It -mt
over to morrow but oa can Jnat take
It along as Miss Wentworth liven near
"I detent bundlee ef any kind let
slone a mirmr two by thrw feet ro I
cave several rrasons shy I couldn't
'ke It Then MU Went worth butted
In snd eald of four I'd do a my sunt
winhed. Then he added nomelhing
bout men txTng elflh and living only
"When we reerhd the Wentworia
home I leaned the mirror tip sgainst a
pillar of the big porch sn(J opened the
hall divw. We mood there for aome
tlme-no lfmg. In fart that I thought
1 heard Mr. Wentworth coming down
stairs; so I picked up the mirror and
Mole oftty down the atep md scront
the lawn. Then 1 tiptoed acroan the
sidewalk there was no need of wak-
Ing the whole neighborhood and thene
heavv ahoea make auch a noise
"1 had not gone half a block when
I waa suddenly grabbed from bh!nl
and told that I was under arn-'t. I
attempted to argiie and a rough vol-
answered: "I seen you come out f
that house and uneak down the pnrrh
with that mirror. Yc.i csa't foot jre
You have a toueh hmik. a'l rlslf '
"What could a fcliow do? I wo: ':
vn hark and wake up (he We-i! .'-.-t "i
people. a I ha I to bo to die en
and wait urfi! Amit Marv c.r i !.
r'lied by 'phone tltVK-l.t i h
won Ul h n flHi d w)h r-mnnr that
htif'd promise rscr In ak tii in i !-:
ry anything MKnin but Ittcfcad Hhe
took It at n imod l-kr- ind said thr 't
be Kind 1 1 Kt 1)1 the ml Idle of th
nighl asiln and ride .o the joll
Hon JilBt to Cf me I looked fr.n.iy.
Hut I'm r-- awfully sure"
Struck a 8nag.
'n! ihirn Acouitliitani' r)lfii. i).
av s Japanese aclentlfit b.ts tli"(- -rut
a fcemro that Usn intaillbleiiiretorrat-
t'efnake Mte. II It likely II evrrtl-
p. are your ranious Kentucky remedy t
Kmitielit Keriturklan To what fa.
tuous reni i: to ou ai'ude sut.?-I'hjf
CRICKETERS ARE SERIOUS.
Do Not Zalalae la Bkylaralng sad
Horsa-Flay aa ta Old
Never was cricket more commented
on than it is nowadays and never was
cricket taken more serlooaly than It Is
pott by tbe players and by the specta-
tors says London Tit-Bits. There
seems to be no player Just now who at-
tempts the pantomimic qulpa and
cranka understood by the whole Held
that were so common with players like
"Johnny" Brlgti and 'Tom" Emmott
who used to relieve the tension of keen-ly-fougbt
games by setting the field In
Who that ever saw blm playing lor
Yorkshire can forget bow Emmott who
always began bis bowling tarn by send-
ing up a wide or two used instantly
to rpread bis arms asunder In imita-
tion of the umpire signaling a wide
to tbe scorers? And he would at a
critical point In tbe game affect In a
broken-hearted way to walk away from
tbe wicket at which be waa batting
when be had been caught off a "dumb"
bail and then aa though he had sud-
denly recollected himself be would turn
back to the wicket and go on playing.
Small joke enough but they vastly re-
lieved tbe monotony of first-class
And ft wss the same with Brlggs.
When he bad fielded a ball In the moat
msrvelous way be would pretend to look
behind blm as It to see where the ball
bad gone and then he would affect to
feel himself all over la search of It. ul-
timately producing tbe bail apparently
from the back of his neck. Once on
tbe occasion of a moat important match
fielgga and Emmott both took tbe field
at the beginning of each Innings wear-
ing white top-hats as though It were
their Intention to play In these and nelth-
man abandoned his huge topper to the
umpire till the match actually began.
During what might be railed aa "ex-
hibition" game at which tboueanda of
Bank Holiday apecutora were pr -M
Brlggs on one occasion after being
given out "leg before wicket" by the
empire walked up to-the latter and
pretended to assault fclnf. The spec-
tators sent op a yell for Brlggs af-
fected to be la a frightful rage making
great lunge at tbe empire. And then
suddenly the little man made a pro.
found obelesnre to the umpire shook
Mm by the hand snd expressed In pan-
tomime that the two would soon drink
together. How the Bank Holiday trlp-
pera eereamed with chlldlnh delight!
After alt. rrlcket It far too serious a
THE C1RLS OF JERUSALEM.
See Bat Little of Ken and Know Hott-
ing Much Beyond Their House-
Whatever may be said of Jerusalem
aa a city sacred to religious history
the girls of this country may ttnnk
their lucky start they were not born
la Jerusalem. It may he a good thing
to make a pilgrimage to Jeruaalem aa
a matter of experiment and recreation
but our free and happy maidens couid
erwrcely be persuaded to dwell there
saya Medical Talk.
The girls of Jeriifslem know abso-
lutely nothing of what is known as
social life. According to the t'nlted
StaifS fcmaul at Jerusalem they know
'ery little exep; ahuu; their tiouxe.
told duties. They occsttlonaHy meet
a few toceiher. ai d have a little goa-
1pr chat about. ;! r'r persnira! aTairi.
They omet!rf .'low a alight anima-
tion of spirit iuu Trot'y they are cull
li!!s erei'iT. ignorant and liber-
ate. They luve ro ability to apea' or
r;t In Fn:iir;st!r!il form. They pi:-
Citrln'e a !H:'e. ran:e of carl am!
rlie '.irs ar a!si played sometimes
but no rsmea rr ; :;t!nie are tndu'ged
la that ia"se w mental efTnct or phv-
!cal d(eh rment.
They trow no'h'np about dam-lug;
they I cow nothing ahout assmlatlon
with ihe ovo site sex A family pic-
nic In an c'tve orchard near their
home Is the greatest vs?nt of their
Men are absolutely barred from their
pre .n re fur a r.lrl to appear In any
.mt)!sge a here mn are Is regarded
as vulgar and unhecumlng The girl Is
rrscthally a prisoner awaiting th
.': e ahen s'.ie shall change Jailers
ll-r lirn Jahir U lur trMtr or e'Uer
hi -J' her r ma'e g-i-.!ian Her second
DS'tr I her htihni. Fhe has noth-
Irc l.rfite her hut d"ary outlook;
nothint tehlin! her tut meamrte of a
n f "lid an I riir.itni:ous j at.
Hiit would th- rrw woman of to-
day. or the mnVno girl adjum berse:f
to s ;ih a life?
U o:'..t he a ll.ics tlevth far such
womrn. Ji ru: ulctii n.y B very
g.Kid !'. t r. i t :il. i t snd tolerable
ti-r h r-iniT! v'.in. hut fir a girl born
and nu-ed In the rutted States It
acnM "Imply he ocUariMe.
tspela on 7beala.
J?i 'eu-e.nit(d cimpel cars mala
tallied ty IHtet ply over American
rtil.a rj The railway officials favor
the work glvn free transportation and
c en tmiid spveial side-tracks so that
the cU.l cars ahall not Interfere with
the t rattle. Through this agency 123
c!urchrs hate been organised. 105 meet-h.S-houaea
built 118 pastora settled. 2:3
Sunday i. l:oo! ectabUsbed and i.i'iS
br.'lsii' have bvm ferured.
Says Platform is not In Keep-
ing With the Ideas of the
W. J. Bryan lias made trie follow-
ing statement relating to the Demo-
cratic platform adopted at 8t. Louis:
"The plank of Imperialism is posi-
tive strong and satisfactory to the en-
tire party and this question becomes
the paramount issue of the campaign.
The tariff Is good but It was made so
on a close vote In the committee and
largely against tlie opposition of Par-
ker's adlierents. The plank which was
voted down favored 'a wise conseTa-
tlve and businesslike' revision iide
'with due regard to e listing condi-
tions.' Tlie committee thought that
these qualifying words emasculated
the plank and left It so weak as to give
no hope to tariff reformers.
"The anti-trust plank Is a good one.
It demands tlie enforcement of the
criminal law against trusts; it de-
mands the abolition of rebates and
discriminations; and It demands tlie
withdrawal of Interstate commerce
privileges from trusts when once con-
'Ihe plank is Infinitely superior to
Um Republican plank and with a
president who desired to destroy tlie
trusts would be sufficient; but as this
trust plank was also substituted by
tlie full committee there Is reason to
fear that It may not be in keeping
with the ideas of tlie candidate.
"Tlie labor plank is all tliat could
be desired. It declares against gov-
ernment by Injunction; It favors arbi-
tration and the elgh.i hour day; and
denounces the methods that have been
ruswrted to in tlie Colorado strike but
as these planks were added in full com
mittee some uncertainty exists as to
the candidate's position."
FACTS ABOUT PANAMA CANAL
Figures Given la Woman's Home
Companion Show Distances
Estimated coat of tbe Panama canal
Amount paid French company for
the title $40000000.
Amount paid Panama government for
perpetual leaae of canal landa flO.OOO-
000. Length of canal 41 miles.
Canal width varies from 550 to 500
feet st the top. the bottom width being
There will be five twin locks of con-
crete masonry esch lock 73S feet long
and S3 feet wide with a lifting capacity
of 30 to 32 feet
Lake Bohlo (artlnVla!) covers 31
Alhajuela lake (artificial! coven S.XH)
acres and will furnish motive power for
operating the locke and lighting the
canal from ocean to ocean.
Distance from New York to San Fraa-
clco by old route 13.7H mile; by the
route through the canal i.339 miles.
Distance from New York to Manila
by present route via Pan Francisco and
Yokohama 19.5.11 mlUs.
Distance from New York to Mantis
by Panama canal via San Franclacoand
Yokohama. ll.ESr miles.
Distance saved In a sailing triparound
the world by the new route through the
Psnams caoal. J "CS mllea.
The Panama canal waa practically be-
gun in 1M3 by the French company.
They had completed about two-fifths of
the length when because of fraudulent
management the company failed and the
work ceased In 18S9.
Cie-Hrtff Child Labor.
r":iiM w ".. In (Mago have bee'
fov?'i ts rr !! dependent upon the
irn'.nra f tnia.l children. If there
ae more a se-r;-!i continued tfnrlnt
sever i. runt'-a by a'tnii-ta have ft h.!
to revet! ;1 c-.-.i. The cases of the H.';'.t
rre t ! r. ft attended by the tonus .
ili:'.?. h! h are jslng scht!ir-h! n
a. nrii:i -a to the plan adnp'ed after
child labor bill as parsed hy the
islat'ire These acholarshlps wh.ch
rart-e (ti n one to three dollars a wtt
po to the mpp-rt of the families an.t
thus sui iiy the ourre of revenue cit
of! by ti? operation of the child labor
law which permits the children to cc
He Miss IMmpleion has teeiii like
She That probably accounts for It
"Aecounu for w hat ?'
"The fact thai she Is dumb as aa
oyster." Cincinnati Kniulrvr.
S'tlif Hint t'p.
"What is a 'ets censor Top?"
"Why a press tcmr my son Is a
man who know mre than he iMnka
other people should. " Yonl.ert RtstM-
DOINGS AT DEPARTMENTS.
Betok ef Iatereatlac Kswi lUaaa ad
Peraewala Tram tave OBee ef tfea
CeaBaalMleat at Ueake-.ee.
The following appointment were
give out by trie Dawes Commission
Tlie office at Wewoka will be opened
on September 1. This office Is for tha
purpose of allowlnar the Seminole tn
designate their homesteads.
The Commission date for Atoka Is
September 6 and 7 and this is for the
purpoaeof taking additional Test imony
in unfinished cases. At Tishomingo
the dates for the same purpose are
oeptemuer 8 and 9
The matter of the Hovnton townir
case was again before the Commission
ana an the testimony was heard. Tlie
chairman held hlsdeclslon which will
he rendered later.
DEPA RTMKXT PERSONALS.
Miss Katharine Horan has arrived
from Washington D. C. and is now an
employe in the agent's office at the
Union Indian Agency.
C. F. Bliss has arrived from Port
land Maine and Is now a law clerk In
the legal department of the Dawes
J. Rlalr Shoenfet Indian ant. re
cently returned from a business trip
James 'W.ShlDman. chairman of thn
Cheroke Towasite commission and
Harry W. Bland clerk were In Mus
kogee Thursday from Fort Gibson
where they have been engaged In ap-
praising the town property. Pheonlx.
MIm Edith. UwU Married.
Frank L. Macey of Kansas City awl
Miss Edith Lewi of this city were
married here Monday evening. The
bride came here from Vinita but a
sliort time ago and has been employed
as a stenographer in the Clierokee di
vision of the Dawes commission.
The regular weekly dance given by
Vinlta's most popular club the Cher-
okee Thursdad evening was decidedly
the most enjoyable event of the
social season and the young people
who attended are unanimous in voU
lng it the best dance of the year.
The warm weather kept none of the
younger society set at home and fully
fifty couples enjojed themselves for
many hours dancing to the music of
the eminent composer Mr. Scott Jop-
lin. of St. Louis who proved himself
to 1 a decided favorite wort hy to
weir his title of the "Rag-time King."
An Invitation to the members of the
Owl club given to appease them for
their defeat at the hands of their
hosts Thursday aftertenioen at the
111 park resulted in a large number
of the menitrs of that organization
Among those present from out of
town were: Mrs. Baslx-ek of Mexico
Miss Harnage of Tahieqah and Mr.
and Mrs. J. F. Ledbetter of Musko-
gee. Mi'sdames YY. P. Phillip. K. A.
Lee John T. tlunter and It. V. Mc-
Spad.lcn were the pot rurii'sse of the
A Goad Record.
The Katy handled in June more live
stock than it has ever handled in the
previous history of the road In any
month. Added to this there hastieen
a great Increase In the movement of
vegetables melons and fruits from
Tetas The Katy has had twenty cars
for every car it luw handled in former
years and this class of business is very
Were la St Lewis.
Karle Walker Everette Boswell and
D. F. Clark of Vinita were register-
ed at tlie Indian Territory building
at tlie World's fair this week.
Yeaag Lady Hart at Ckalsaw.
Miss Kate Andrews was thrown
from a horse at Clielsea ThutsJay and
seriously injured. The voung lady Is
a daughter of the Rev. John 1'.. An-
drews the evangelist of Siloatn
Spriiiws. S;i was on a visit with rel-
atives at Ctu lsa.
FoaadaBox ef Saoes.
Ji'-k Illeviiis found a case of slmes
r'ti'i.iy that had U-eti taken frem a
freight car in the Katy janls. Two
jalr of the shoes had taen taken. Kvl-
detitly two men lad teeti et'aued in
the theft and had shod thi n s.
Rev. Stlatea la the City.
Rev. Mr. SHuson. a minister of th
Christian chuTch. who foruierlr resid-
el In this section; but for the last two
years tias ln In Texas is In the city.
Mr. Stlnson lout tils wifa !at May.
New Tk.r're Married.
Nuie Sumner and Audie Rieknel. of
near Chctopa. ww married af the
clerk's offi. S tr t iy afternoon.
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The Vinita Weekly Chieftain. (Vinita, Indian Terr.), Vol. 22, No. 47, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 21, 1904, newspaper, July 21, 1904; Vinita, Indian Territory. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc772586/m1/1/: accessed May 24, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.