The Vinita Daily Chieftain. (Vinita, Indian Terr.), Vol. 5, No. 151, Ed. 1 Monday, April 6, 1903 Page: 2 of 4
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Va Daily CHieftaiw.
X. If. MARR5 - - Editor
Daily per Week by Carrier.
Daily per Month by Mail. . .
VINITA. IND. TEB... APRIL 6.
Official Paper of the. Uty.
will be required to state bis name & McKibbao ot Mukngee. The build-
The following ticket U announced H;fw1ofl and are- in U tn he of terracutta brick trim-
as we ko to press.
J. C. WILKINSON.
C. A. BRADLEY.
M. O. GABKERT.
Aldermen First Ward
E. N. ItATCLIFF
Aldermeo Second Ward
W. R. McGEORGE
A. F. CIIAMBERLIN
Aldermen Third Ward
C. D MEREDITH
Aldermen Fourth Ward
T. D. COX
We'll beat 'em again.
Do it juBt like it was done a
year ago. v '
The regular spring clean up will
begin tomorrow morning.
Uncle Jim Wilkinson ia a safe
man for mayor. Give him a big
Over confidence is not good pol-
itics. Go to the polls and stay
there until the sun goes down.
Carl Bradley has made an ef-
ficient recorder and the thing to
do is to elect him for his own suc-
cessor. If two men are running for of.
fice and both are bad vote for the
best one. You owe this to the
There can be no democratic
party in Vinita until Davis Hill is
eliminated. A true democrat
wants no bosses.
The citizen's ticket has indorsed
the beBt part of the so-called dem
ocratic ticket. Ratcliff Ni-
differ Hendricks for the council.
The telephone company has de-
cided after being advised by its
attorney W. P. Thompson to com-
ply with the law and pay its taxes
long past due.
Fifteen years ago it was always
pretty safe to find out which side
Hoolie Bell was on and then get
on the other side. Time has not
changed that excellent maxim.
" The man who dips hia bill into
city politics may as well decide in
advance to stand tip and take bis
medicine. Wild and extravagant
assertions on the street are a weak
sort of electioneering at best.
1 Say! Don't go to the farm to-
i morrow but stay in town and vote.
l)on't be a moral coward. You
know how to vote and your duty
is to give your neighbor the bene-
fit of the beet vote you can cast.
4 The election tomorrow is not
different from other elections held
in other years. The line up is the
same. There has always been a
ponfiict between the two elements
ef the community and always will
J be. Those who believe in law and
"' -ordet And those who do not. Half
way between these extreme fac-
titious are many good people who
i are swayed by prejudice or senti
1 jnent or indifference.
j How the scramble for the next
ChleiUincy will begin in etrnest
i but just why any one would peek
tbn nlace is Dot altogether appar
ent. The next Chief will no doubt
have tbe privilege or rather the
..ir f oijrniuz the deeds to tne
allotted lands of the Cherokee po
pie. But it ia no1 quie clffr now
an executive could grow rich or
great 6tx.ply J f'ging bi-i uame.
Thf-re wiil be upward of a million
gcres cf Iir.d to a'l -t by a pupple-
mental agreement or ia some other
way but really there will hardly
be much honor or emolument in
the ofiioe of principal chief.
The law regulating voting in Vi.
niu this year provides that a re-
iJence ot twv"inonths in the In-
dian Territory and thirty days in
the ward ie required. As there
has not been wards in Vinita for
that length of time the law will
have to have some equitable con-
o?nrtinn nut unon it. ILach voter
Btrnntion DUt UDon it. ILach vote
0.UVJ liwwv " ' .
cord is made of name by the elec
The real danger that confronts
honest city government in not the
conscienceless rascal who stealth-
ily eels his plans to plunder the
town and fatten off its revenues
but it is the careless citizan who
refuses to take an interest in poli-
tics. It is the moral cowird who
leaves town on election day for
fear of offending some one whom
his conscience wont let him vote
for. The man who "doo't want
to get mixd up in it" and
"has no time to waste on politics"
and the fellow who wants to "see
which way the cat jumps because
he don't want to lose his vote."
These are the men who make
Tammany rings possible They
are the people the political boss
loves. The part of a good cit'Z"n
is to vote right regardless of party.
In the Shetlands one is always wel-
come to rest by the fire and a cup of
bland fermented buttermilk whey
and except where the people are ex-
ceedingly poor tea with scones or bia-
cuit Is usually offered. Kindly and
open-hearted as the people are the
slightest breach of patronage or con-
descension puts them into a state of
proud reserve thatia not easily broken.
They will confer any number of fa-
vors; to accept them is always a little
difficult says the Detroit Free Press.
They live in a most patriarchal' man-
ner" three or four generations in one
house. The younger men are usual-
ly sailors or fishermen; the elder men
and the womon manage the croft. A
plows are unknown -they "dell" the
ground with spades before sowing
their little crops of oats and barley.
The hay and grain are cut sometimes
with a scythe quite often With a
small sickle methods that involve
hard labor even on a croft of from
two to four acres. The drying bay
bnu 1UU1 nuica. a ni- uij'".i J
is protected from the wind by con-
1 t 1 . .J J
demned herring nets and is carried
to the stack in rope creis. Peats are
'n rfl.A. t tt- i n ir ari Artr fill fillTtl-
mer out on the moors and carried
home in kesshies (baskets) of straw
home in kesshies (baskets) of
or dock slung across the shoulders.
The women bring home most 01 tne
peats and are commonly to be met
with bent under towers several feet
high but often singing and always
Harvest Begins in May
in Texas. Take advantage of the low
rate excurHions on the first and third
Tuesdays of each month and see the
wonderful resources the crops and
conditions in the Lone Star State.
"Texas" a 144-paffe book filled with
facts and figures brimful with ii-
formatlon will he sent free by ad-
dressing ''Katy-' 402 Wainwrluht
St. Louis. dw
A g"Cd prescription
The 5-cent pcke". W ennuuh for usual
accasions. Tue family bottle (60ceots)
contains-a supply for a yeir. All
rjrugiKt ell them. d
Without a question veryo"e nav
the Kliwoori Hon Wire fencing Is the
best tby ever 1 hiIcp-i at. Frazee Hard-
ware & Furniture Co. dw
Makes Kidneys and Bladder Right
For i-ale at People's Drug Store.
This is One of WRIGHT'S
$3OQ We have otherS( for
VINITA INDIAN TERRITORY
Number Filed Saturday 86
Total No. Filed up to and In-
cluding Saturday Apr. 4 499
Cards Issued 669a
On Call i2o
New West End Residence.
John U. Turner has the plans of his
new brick resideuce soon to he erected
in the west tiart of town. The nines
inur I to be of terracutta brick trim
rued with Carthage stone and will
contain ten rooms It will be a mo-
dern structure and tne of the neatest
and bst In the city.
For liver trouble and constipation
There's nothing better in creation Than
Little Early Risers the famous little pills
They always effect a cure and save docter
bills. Little Early Risers are different
from all other pills. They do not weaken
the system but act as a tonic to the tis-
sues by arousing the eecretions and res-
toring the liver to the full performance
Cf its functions naturally. A W Fore-
man. . dw
The Typical American.
Prof. B. b. Mooney of the Collete
will deliver a li-cture Friday evening
of thU week on the subject "The
Typical American. " The proceeds
will go to pay fo' an organ for the
college. The admission wiil be 25 and
Cronlc Bronchltlo Cured.
"For ten years I had chronic bronchi-
tis so bad that at times I could not speak
above a whisper" writes Mr. Joseph
Coffman of Montmorenci lad "I tried
all remedies available but with no suc-
cess. Fortunately my employer suggest-
ed that I try Foley's Honey and Tar. Its
effect was almost miraculous and I am
now cured of the disease. On my re-
commendatiou many people have used
Foley's Honey and Tar and always with
satisfaction.". Sold by Shanahan & Mit-
chell. . dw
The Ladies of the Bap-
tist church will serve at
the parsonage Wednes-
day afternoon coffee
and cake ten cents ice
cream fifteen cts. From
three to six afternoon and
from eight to ten in the
Dreadful Attack of Whooplnff
Mrs. Ellen Harlison of 300 Park Ave.
Kansas City Mo writes as follows;"Our
two children had a severe attack of
whoooin? couch one of them in the
1 1 o -
paroxysm of coughing would often faint
I 1 t . 3 L 4.1 Tir UiaJ
and bleed at the nose. We tried every
thing we heard of without getting relief
m - 1 1 1 C CI.. .1
We then called in our family doctor who
prescribed Foley's Honey and Tar. With
Ue very first dose they began to improve
and we feel that it has saved their lives."
Sold by Shanahan
& Mitchell. dw
Two counters and four i-bow cases
for saie cheap. People's drug store dtf
Everybody wants the best hog fenc-
ing made U why tbey buy Ellwood at
U V 1
we are now prepared
to deliver all daily and t
nnrlav nanprc nrnmnt
""""j - 1 1
ly in any part of the
city. 1 We solicit sub-
scriptions by the week
or month. 1 We have
added the Dallas Morn
ingf News and the Jop
lin Daily Globe to our
larsre list of papers.
ROSE'S News and
Book Store two doors
east of Vinita National
To All Weary
E. O. STEVENSON
FURNITURE : AND : CARPET : COMPANY
VINITA INDIAN TBRKI1UKY
OF GARDEN SEED.
Assortment of Syrups.
W. I. Davenport & Sons
Call and see us.
this spring and stop paying hlgb ent We yill let you have
money at ten per cent on three five and seven years' time.
This will enable persons with moderate means to provide
themselves with a nice comfortable place to live and (zive
them plenty of time to pay for it It is also just the thinu
for persons who want to
Build to rent
for it enables them toget the money at once without taking
it out of any other business. The great demand for resi-
dences this spring and summer when the rush to th s coun-
try begins will necessitate the erection of several hundred
new houses and those who prepare for this rush by build-
ing this spring will reap a rich reward.
will be in as great demand as dwellings and those who have
vacant lots should improve the same if they do not want to
drive the business part of town in some other direction. We
will let you have money at eight and nine per cent.on three
five and seven years' time and you will not have to use
money that is now bringing you a large rate of interest than
that demanded by ns.
Improved real estate
of any kind is good security with us and if you want
money for any purpose and have improved city property we
can supply your wants. Our supply of money is unlimited
and we make straight loans so that the borrower will know
just what he is paying There is no building and loan asso-
ciation about it ' Come and see us.
Indian Land & Trust Co.
Vinita Indian Territory.
The Most Direct
Route from either north
or south to the Famous
Health R e s ort and
Descriptive literature concerning
this delightful resort furnished
upon appication to
Passenger Traffic f. epartr ent
FRISCO SYS I CM.
MM L ?.
is via the
Who are using that back-breaking
dust-raising corn booom to sweep
their carpets we say avoid this
useless waste of energy and unnec-
essary dust by using a
The finest carpet sweeper made.
It will brighten and preserve your
carpets and make sweeping a pleas
ure iustead of a drudgery. It will
outlast forty brooms. We have
them for sale as cheap as you can
buy them anywhere on earth.
Come in and see for yourself
whether you wish to buy or not.
No trouble to show goods.
J. T. Payne C E.
riuskogee I. T
Allotments surveyed in any part of the
Territory. Write me dw
frazee Hardware and
Coffins CakctsancJ Fun-
CHLTCMf IfXff i:mh!mef. t
Joe Davis' Barber s.1
I have just furnished rny
with new up-to-date fu:j
ture and have refitted the b4j
rooms tr.akiug of this s:
one of the finest in the Itidi.;
Territory. Call and see us
JOE DAVIS Proprietj
South of r. O. Opp. Golden Ru 1
Glass Picture and
Wo hv a bis stock of Wall paper. l j
" TO J
est spring styles. On request we
cull with sample. We fall tor and t
liver ptcturee. For piloting pagi
haiiKltiK and decorating we are heJ
and Dec. Co.
4 or 5 'allotments
sale and oay taken
rent of same. Partic
lars at this office.
(Mellette ft Smith.)
Rooms 1. 2 and 3 I O. Buildim.
d Vinita. I.
PVR. L. BAGBY
J PH YSICIA N and SURG EOI
Office In New Ratcliff Building. Ttl
phone ioi. Vinita Ind. Ter. d
TAMES S. DAVENPORT
I ATTORNEY AT LAW.
Rooms 9 and io New Halsell Buildiii
vinita. i. i i
Davenport & Hall Attorneya at La
Bank Building Claremore I. T
CHAS. W. DAY D. D. S. ;
Sold Crown and Bridge Work a SpecW
v. OtEce over Firt National Baiitt
VINITA I. T. 3
J. W. CRAIQ n. D..
Physician and. Surgeon
Office upstairs over Cherokee Nation
Bank riione zo.
VINITA IND. TER. d
E. A. STUBBLEFIELD.D.n.D
OraceoverEstlln Fuplture Co. Gray .
Halsell building Vinita I.T. d ;j
Brinson & Patterson
Phone 19. dw
5000 Soft Maple 6 to 9
feet in height for sale at
the Marrs farm east of
R. R. Time Table
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Marrs, D. M. The Vinita Daily Chieftain. (Vinita, Indian Terr.), Vol. 5, No. 151, Ed. 1 Monday, April 6, 1903, newspaper, April 6, 1903; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc774474/m1/2/: accessed August 19, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.