Vinita Daily Chieftain. (Vinita, Okla.), Vol. 9, No. 249, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 29, 1907 Page: 1 of 4
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VOL. IX. NO. 24'J
V1NITA OKLAHOMA THURSDAY AUGUST 29 1907
FIVE CENTS TEH COPY
lURAi .MSUI HKBB FOR GLORY COHTRACT IS LET.
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Four Persons Burn to Death in a
Lodging House in Oklahoma
City Foul Play Suspected
Oklahoma City Okla. August 23.
Four people were burned to death in
a lodging house Are here at an early
hour thi3 morning. Three negroes are
under arrest pending investigation.
The dead are:
Walter Ward brakeraan Amarillo
Sadie Ward Virgie Wallace Lillian
Eay Inmates of the house.
All were dead when found and
burned beyond partial recognition.
Blood stains discovered in portions of
the house before it was entirely
burned Indicated that a terrible fight
had taken place.
WestPublishesLettersGivingLie.lt Will Take Two Million Bal
Direct to Opponent's Statements.
lots for Oklahoma Election
Will Cost $12440 to Print.
Enid. Auc. 29. Charles West has
made public his answer to the attack
on him by Governor Frantz and Attor
nev General Cromwell through a
Guthrie paper in which it was charged
that Mr. West had asked an outrarf
eous fee for the work lie did while
assisting Mr. Cromwell in prosecuting
the cases against the railroads or
rather while prosecuting these cases
in the name of the territory with the
consent of the attorney general.
Mr. West's answer gives the lie di
rect to the statements made in the
article referred to and in support of
this position he has made public the
correspondence that passed between
him and Mr. Cromwell prior to tho
time when he was dismissed from the
service of the territory
It will be remembered that it was
is said threatened to burn the house.
Three negroes Jim Tatum John Jen-
kins and Judge Peters porter at the
house are under arrest.
Peters admits that considerable
drinking 'had been done during the
evening and it is the opinion of the
police that the inmates were drunk
when the fire started.
Negroes living in the vicinity ob
tz:z uot "wa ismis.
Sill LU4U LllO lCdi i vii.juu
that the governor and attorney general
had a severe attack of "cold feet"
and were insincere in their desire to
have the big corporations brought to
time. Mr. West's correspondence with
Mr. Cromwell shows that West was in
full charge of the suits rather than
assisting that the attorney general
did not even know what the actions
were based on and makes it appear
that it was the blundering methods
of the latter together with his over
weening desire to reap all the glory
for the work which Mr. West was do-
ing that caused the latter to break
with him and invite dismissal.
To Our Patrons.
Beginning September 1 190" we
will sell for cash only. We appreciate
your patronage and will treat you
right in the future as in the past but
no book accounts will be run.
G bough Tuhneii
Proprietor New Gem Soda Fountain
and Candy Kitchen. 249-51
WANTED IS ix good carpenters at
once. Apply to Joe Wheat Audito-
rium building. 231-214.
Of Vinita Ind. Ter.
Calling Attention to Our Statement We Earnestly
Solicit Your Account.
Guthrie Okla. August 21. The Ok-
lahoma election board today let the
contract for printing the 2000000 bal-
lots for the election September 17 to
W. E. Verity and W. L. Chapman of
the Shawnee Herald for $12440.
There were two other bids The
Guthrie Leader 811792 and the Ho
cart Kepubllcan ' 810500. lhe suc-
cessful bidder gave bond to have the
work done by September 7. The Dem
ocratic state committee has guaran
teed the money to pay for the print
HUBBARD TO DEBATE.
Tuka I. T. Aug. 29. Hon. James
S. Davenport Democratic nominee
for congress from the third district has
issued a challenge for a series of de
bates to Hon. Frank C. Hubbard the
Republican nominee. Mr. Davenport
addressed a challenge last week but
so far has had no reply from the Mus
Mr. Davenport's letter to Mr. Hub-
bard was very plain as to his position
on various questions before the people
of the new state at this time and at
the same time it asked Mr. Hubbard
several questions on political subjects
that the Vinita candidate believed the
people had a right to know before they
cast their vote.
Mr. Hubbard however has adopted
the usual political course for his party
in Oklahoma and is making a cam
paign sub rosa. He did not find it
convenient even to give Mr. Daven
port an answer to his letter but hid
himself underneath a life-sized silence
and refuses to tell the voters what
they may expect should lie be elected
to congress. "
United States Depository
Condensed Statement as Given the Comptroller of ths
at the Close of Bushiess Aug. 22 '07.
Ijoans nml Discounts
I iveiih-.-itis -
U. S. Jiouds for circulation
U. .S. liomls -
Premiums on U. S Bond-
Redemption Fmul -
Furniture nuil Fixtures
Cash and duo rom
Mink -$14 7007 57
BoniHud loans llh7 01
. KMI.dUO 00
Capital stock - f 100000 00
Surplus 22000 00
('Ovulation- 100000 00
Undivided profits less expenses and
taxes paid 10.92IJ 02
Deposits 403214 01
. $(.'.30137 03
The "above statement is correct
A. L. CHURCHILL Cashier.
V. H. IIalsell
J. O. Hall
Hi A I w t! iLr N
11 rk ili) 1U lUf 11
of all kinds to be had here.
A visit to this store will help
you to forget your troubles. You
are always welcome.
the past we will
tvTVtT If TTT
STATE WON'T HAVE
TO PAY FOR RQAOS
Guthrie O.T. Aug. 2E) William II.
M urray declares that the statement of
Bird S. McGuireand other republicans
that under the constitution Okla-
homa will have to pay for the
roads in the Indian Territory is abso-
"The object of the constitution;"
said Iiil! Murray "was to leave the
Oklahoma read law in operation for
each county and to create improve
ment districts whereby bridges might
be built across rivers which form
county boundaries so as to use the
state convicts in improving the roads
where two or more counties are inter
. . r Inbl SHOWING OF...
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IN OUR MILLINERY DEPT.
J MAKE YOUR
MOW ! &
Get the r
Boy and I.
Elf FOR SCHOOL
Open Saturday Might Until 10 O'clock
Rhi'Oltr OF Till-; C()M1T10M
: OF -
Tti3-First national Bank
At Villi: ft in tlie Inliau Territory at tlif cl.isi- if
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Tinio ofrtificatt-s of dr-posit titi.OO' 1
rniiiMl Cliecks J -''
United Btatos Ui-posita 50.000 OJ
;i pi f al Hinf k paid in
ti.lividi'd prntitH li-M i-xii'iise.s at'1
tns Tiaid -
National flank lioti-s ontsramliim
line to othi-r Nationul llatiks
linn to l.ate Hanks Rtid I'.ankers
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HTGOIHB US COT
I PRIMARY CONTEST
Guthrie Okla. Aug 2!) -The stale
election board yesterday decided the
contest between J. 1. Ilurke of
Gulhrie and T. J. iMcComb of Okla-
homa City for the Democratic nomi-
nation for Insurance Commissioner in
favor of McComb.
The afternoon and niht sessions
were consumed in hearing the Claude
Weaver and Scott Ferris congressional
Earnest M iilcr who has been visit
ii:;r in this city for the past fr.v da)'
wU! ieave b oi ;! ! for
1 fH i
W;:;:' i'd Ma;;;!;. or f t r
of our iiiisiff-1 s l;e-e in Vin;! .
jiroiisiM.Iy w;i I) rofri-i'fc.s.
iii V hf.!c'-.r.!(iJIouse Cinoir.fi
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I lad : .
Total - 030137 C3
State of the Indian Territory Northern District.
1. A. lj.Cliurehill Casliier of the BlKive-immed
hank do solemnly swear that the above statement
is true to the bes-t of my knowledge and belief.
A. h. t'H uucHiL.li t aslm-r.
SuhFeribed and sworn to before rne this
28tti day of Aueunt 1H07.
seal Frank. Si. t'ot.i.iNH Notary Public.
.My commission expires January o linu.
( n.ivr.y Baubt. )
W. H. Dahuociih Directors.
i. W.: CI.-KK J
A G R CAT FEAST AWAITS YOU
Use Kennedy'3 Laxative Coutd'
syrup. Containes no opiates. It drives
the cold out of the system by gently
moving the bowels. Contains Honey
and tar and tastes nearly as pood ss
marie syrup. Children like it. Sold
by MaTIarney & Meyers and 1'eoples
Drup Store. jy
i. ni'.v 1;; o'jU c n-
i-heumati.siii l;.irj:-iri.;o tire-l
worr o:.t tea: mg. l rcy i.-rc..:uc. iat.-
ural actiou of the kidnejs ::) clays
treatmont 81.00. Money refunded if
riucules are not satisfactory. So!:! by
A. r. O-Aens. j 3m
M. L. Levin M. I). oculist and aur-
ist. ui.ice ana residence at mo couu
hotel. Hours 9 to 12 a. m. and 2 to
f p. m. Tuesday's and Thursday's for
the poor from 4 to 5 p.m. Telephone
Plneules are for the Kidneys and
Bladder. They bring quick relief to
backache rheumatism lumbago tired
worn out feeling. They produce nat
ural action of the kidneys. 30 days
treatment 81.00. Money refunded if
Pineules are not satisfactory. Sold
by A W Foreman. a
Man Zan File Remedy comes put np
m a collapsible tube with a iicz'Ij.
Easy to apply right where the soreness
and Inflammation exists. It relieves
at once blind bleeding itching or pro-
truding piles. Guaranteed. So!d by
A W Foreman. a
riieon Fruit Jr. pints 40 cs .
tua-t8 45cts; bail pallons oocts.
it Frazee Hardware Co
Entrusted to Us Whether Lar-e or Small. ";!! RC;
MOST CAREFUL ATTENTION
Cherokee National Bank
Paid Up Capita!
J. W. OKK I'reeideDt
B. A. Mi OAKLAND Caohier.
BAG!? Y Vice i'rfi.k-ut
What a New Jersey Editor Says
M. T. Lynch editor of the l'hihips
burg N. J Daily Post writes: "I
have used many kinds cf me.licincs
for coughs and eclds in rr.y family but
never anvtlnrg so good as Foley'
Honey and Tar. I car.r:(t -ay to
much in p rcf It." A . l Owi x
Ten trs In HeJ.
Tor ten ears I was c 1 to uv
he-i with c!:ease of niv ki.ioe."
wr!'es !; A Cray J. P. of Oakvil 0.
Ind. "It wa.s so severe that I iwld
ur.t moerart tf tha tin-.c. 1 c-n-sultc-d
the verv best n:edi-Ml
available. f-::t couid get no rel.ef ur.; i 1
io;e's K; it ev Cure w:;s r. - 1 n.nd. 4
to ti e it has bfcn a r;c;fr 1 t
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Hull, E. E. Vinita Daily Chieftain. (Vinita, Okla.), Vol. 9, No. 249, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 29, 1907, newspaper, August 29, 1907; Vinita, Okla.. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc774395/m1/1/: accessed December 14, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.