The Daily Chieftain. (Vinita, Indian Terr.), Vol. 4, No. 241, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 17, 1902 Page: 1 of 4
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VOL. 4. NO. 24U
VINITA INDIAN TERRITORY THURSDAY EVENING JULY 17 1902.
PRICE PER WEEK 10c
CHOICE OF THESE TWO MEASURES
Providing for Allotment ;is Offered to the Citi-
zens of the Cherokee Nation.
1. On August 7th the treaty recent-
ly passed by Congress will be pre
Ben ted to tbe Cherokee Nation for
ratification or rejection k
.; Rejection of the pending treaty
will practically bean endorsement
of the allotment provision of tbe
i"Curtia Act" which grants only
stnr'uca righta as that measure will
undoubtedly be enforced if tbe
treaty is defeated.
For tbe guidance of those inter-
ested in this vital question tbe
essential features of tbe allotment
provision in each measure is here
I Allotment jprovision of the tretty
"tilt if A will be voted on at the election
Autrust 7. loon granting full rights le
i- ALLOTMENT OF LANDS.
f 11. There shall be allottel by the
commission to the Five Civilized
Tribesf to each citizen of the Chero
kee tribe as soon as practicable after
the approval by the Secretary of the
Interior of bi9 enrollment as herein
rrovlded. land 'equal Id value to on
hundred and ten acres of the average
allottable lands of the Cherokee na
tion to conform as nearly as may be
to the areas and boundaries establish'
ed by the government survey which
laod may be selacted by each allottee
so as to include his Improvements. .
12. For the purpose of making al
lotments and designating homesteads
hereunder the forty-acre or quarter
of a quarter section subdivision es-
tablished by the government survey
may be dealt with as if further sub-
divided Into fourte'iual parts In the
usual manner thus making smallest
legal subdivision ten acres or a quar-
ter of a quarter of a quarter of a sec-
tion. - 13. Each member of said tribe shall
at tbe time of the selection of bis al-
lotment designate a homestead out
vt said allotment land equal in value
to forty acres of the average allot-
table lands of tbe Cherokee nation
as nearly as may be iualienablo dur-
ing the lifetime of tbe allottee not
exceeding twenty-one years from the
date of the certificate of allotment
Kpriarnte certificate shall issue for
aid homestead. During the time
said homestead Is held by the allottee
the same shall be non-taxable and
shall not be liable for any debt con-
. traded by the owner thereof while so
held by blm.
14. Lands allotted to citizens shall
not In any manner whatever or at any
time be encumbered taken or sold to
secure or satisfy any debt or obliga-
tion or be alienated by the allottee
or his heirs before the expiration of
Ilv2 years from the date of the ratlfl
cation of this act.
15. All laods allotted to the mem-
bers of said tribe except such land as
is set si de to each for a homestead as
herein provided shall bealienae'. la
five years after the ratitlcatlon of this
Allotment provision of the Curtis
Act. granting only surftce fights
which will be enforced if ike irealy is
"Sec 11. That when the roll of
citizenship of any one of said nations
or tribes is fully completed as pro-
vided by law and the survey of the
lands of said nation or tribe is also
completed tbe commission heretofore
appointed under Acts of Congrcss.and
known as the 'Dawes Commission'
shall proceed to allot tbe exclusive
use and occupancy of the surface of
all lands of said nation or tribe sus-
ceptible to allotment among the citi
zens thereof as shown by said roll
giving to each so far as possible his
fair and equal share thereof consider-
ing 'tbe nature and 'fertility of the
oil location and value of sam; but
all oil coal asphalt and mineral de
posit In the lands of any tribe are re-
served to such tribe and no allotment
of such land shall carry tbe title to
such oil coal asphalt or mineral de-
posits; and all townsites shall also "be
reserved to the several tribes and
shall be 6et apart by the commission
heretofore mentioned as incapable of
allotment. There shall also be re
serred from allotment a sufficient
amount of lands qow occupied by
churches schools parsonages charit-
able institutions and other public
buildings for their present actual and
necessary UBe and no more not to
exceed five acres for each school and
one acre for each church and each
parsonage and for such new schools
as may be needed: also sufficient land
for burial grounds where necessary
When such allotment of the lands of
any tribe ha9 been by them completed
said commission shall make full re
port thereof to tbe Secretary Of tbe
Interior for his approval.'"
M Dad23aDderS Mercantile Co
calls for Low" Shoes
and Oxfords. We will
give our customers a
20 per cent.
discount on any Low
Show Oxford or San-
I dal in stock.
Badgeff SaDClers Mercantile Co.
JAIL IN SIGHT.
Department of Justice Recognizes the
Importance of Immediate Action
Mr. R. V. La Dow of th De
partment of Justice is here today
in consultation with the federal
officials in regard to the erection o
the jail provided for in the Indian
aDDroDriation bill. Mr. La Dow
was Bent here by the departmen
to take up the matter of a location
and he will visit several of the
proposed Biles this afternoon in
company with Marshal Darrough
and District Attorney P. L. Soper
The urgent necessity for prompt
action in the erection of tbe jai
here was commented on by Mr. La
Dow and he will report tbe exist
ing conditions to tbe department
with a recommendation for imme
diate action. "
Tbe question of a temporary
jail will probably also be taken up
TOWN IS WHITE.
Citizens of Blackwell Say They Will
Not Tolerate Negroes.
Tbe town of Blackwell Okla. is
up in arms over the importation of
a family of negroes Jy Ed. L
Feckbam general manager of tbe
Bee Line construction company.
There is an unwritten law in
Blackwell that do npgroes shall be
tolerated there and the citizens
say that tbe family will .depart at
once or that trouble will ensue.
Two Bottles Cured Him.
"I was troubled with kidney com-
plaint for about two years." writes
A. II. Davis of Mt. Sterling la.
"but two bottles of Foley's Kidney
Cure effected a permanent cure. Sold
by People's drugstore. dw
Milk crocks and Jars at Iialentlne's
Camping Party Returns.
After ten days spent iu an outing
at Stan Miller lake a group of sun
browned ladies and gentlemen re
turned yesterday enthusiastic over
the enjoyable days spent In fishing
and bathing. Those iu the party
were Mr. and Mrs W. P. Thompson
Mr. and Mrs. R. I. Blakeoey Mr. and
Mrs. L. F. Parker Miss Mary T.
Morris of Tahlequab Miss Lillian
Alexander of Fort Smith Miss Carrie
Goodykoontz Messers Tom Bvrd
Ernest Crittenden and Wilton Rat-
If a Mao L! to You.
And say some other salve oint-
ment lotion oil or alleged healer is
as good as Bucklen's Arnica salve
tell him thirty years of marvelous
cures of plies burns bolls corns fel-
ons ulcers cuts scalds bruises and
skin eruptions prove its the best and
cheapest. 2uc at People's drug store
and A. W. Foreman's dw
Treat Your Kidneys for Rheumatism.'
When you are suffering from rheu
matism ibe kidneys must be attend
ed to at once so that they will elim-
i inate the uric acid from tbe blood.
Foley's Kidney Cure is the most effec-
tive remedy for this purpose. R. T.
Hopkins of Polar Wis. says: "Af-
ter unsuccessfully doctoring three
years for rbeumatysm with the best
doctors I tried Foley's Kidney cure
and it cured me. I cannot speak too
highly of this great medicine. Sold
by People's drug store. dw.
Finished Highest Grade.
The following" pupils have com-
plcted'the eight grade which Is the
highest at the public ichool: Mabel
Bagby Carl Croninger Dollle Cham-
borlin Wlnfred Cbamberlin Robert
Ironside George Lewis Robert E.
Lee Olivia Marrs Edith McCieary
Georgia McCieary Nellie Smith.
Bronchitis For Twenty Years.
Mrs. Minerva Smith of Ianville
111. writes I had bronchitis for.
twenty years and never got relief un-
til I used Foley's Honey and Tar
which is a sure cure." Sold by Peo
ple's drug store dw
ALL KINDS OF BILLS
Big bills-Little bills.
Any kind of a bill just as longf as it is a
Lumber or Building Material bill.
That's our business and that's where we
shine. We can give you a closer set of
figures on that lumber bill you're going to
buy than anybody around here and give you
better grades to boot. We are cranks on
quality and believe the best is none too good
for our customers. Consequently we offer
only the choicest grades of stock manufact-
ured and guarantee you absolute satisfac-
tion with anything you buy here from a
bunch of lath to complete house or barn bill.
Besides having the largest and best assorted
stock we keep it all under cover so when you
come here for building material you won't
get dirty warped and weather beaten stuff.
And say I Just give us your ear a minute
longer. Owing to the unprecedented demand
for building: material this year prices are lia-
ble to be much higher than they are now. So
you'll be showing a streak of wisdom by buy-
ing what material you need NOW.
See the point ?
P. Q. Browning & Company.
Vinita. Indian Territory
Shoe repairicg at Lee Barrett's.
Try the new drink at J. S. Oborn s.
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Marrs, D. M. The Daily Chieftain. (Vinita, Indian Terr.), Vol. 4, No. 241, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 17, 1902, newspaper, July 17, 1902; Vinita, Indian Territory. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc773724/m1/1/: accessed December 15, 2017), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.