The Vinita Daily Chieftain. (Vinita, Indian Terr.), Vol. 6, No. 209, Ed. 1 Tuesday, June 7, 1904 Page: 2 of 4
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The very Latest in Electric Lighting Meridian
Lamps. White Light High Candle Power Low J'
5 Current Consumption. . j
f ....See it in Cherokee National Bank Window....
a Cheap Wagon
for the boys when you can buy one like cut for 2
MAKES All THESE? EOlJ? OUTfTS
only a nine auuvc me piicc ui a cacti; inauc
wagon? This is the
and is strictly guaranteed either for coasting or hauling heavy loads. Don't fail to ask to see them at
I THE FRAZEE HARDWARE AND FURNITURE CO.
Oliver Bagbv Pres. .1. 0. Hall V-rres. W. P. I'mmi's Cashier
Jftrst IFlattonal Banh
VINITA IND. TER.
CAPITAL S 100000
SURPLUS IjiliO.ooo J
Oldest and Strongest National Bank in Cherokee Nation
Olivfr Bawbv R. F. Fortnet F.. R. Fravarr A I rkur.kill F IV e.ilrlilf
W.A.Graham J.O.Hall G. W. Clark W. F. Hahrll
DOES A SAFE GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS S
&fc Daily Chieftain.
D. M. MARKS. Editor
Daily per Week by Carrier.
Daily per Month by Mail...
VINITA IND. TER. JUNE 7 1904.
Prices for cattle on the market yesterday were
to ten cents higher.
One of the compensations of living in a small town is
freedom from t tie end seat hog.
When Cleveland volunteered to speak a work for Parker
it acted like a drop shot and a knock-out.
A week from Thursday the democratic convention
the Indian Territory will meet at Durant.
That bottled Russian fleet should be allowed to escape.
it would make the capitulation of Port Arthur sooner
and more certain.
The damage done to roads bridges and farms by last
week's rains in this section is enormous but it is
much worse south of us.
Ten large photographs depicting the several residences
of Jefferson Davis and the seats of the Confederate Gov
ernment are exhibited in the Mississippi building at the
World's fair which is itself a reproduction of Beauvoir
the last home of the ex President of the Confederacy.
Ten thousand square feet of space in the Palace of
Agriculture at the World's fair is devoted to the special
exhibit of pure food goods. Here all of the foreign sub-
stances used to adulterate foods are shown in a separate
receptacle alongside the original package.
New Jersey has an exhibit of good roads on the model
street at the World's fair. Demonstrations of the man-
ner in which the New Jersey highways are built are
b'iven from time to time by R. A. Meeker state superin-
tendent of roads who is in charge of the exhibit.
The desire of Agent Shoenfelt to have an assistant ap-
pointed to have charge of the business of removal of re-
strictions is a very natural one; but the chances are that
the Indians would prefer to deal directly with Shoenfelt
as t hey have the utmost confidence in him and he under-
stands the conditions perfectly.
The Dawes commission has received special instruc-
tions as to the disposition of surplus lands held by the
registered Delaware. According to a provision in the
Indian appropriation bill passed and approved April 21
the Delawares were allowed to sell their surplus holdings
The case of the intermarried white citizens in the
Cherokee nation is in hands of a competent attorney W.
T. Hutchings and there should be no talk of a com-
promise. The case has been practically settled by former
decisions of the L'nited States court of claims. The case
will bear the fullest investigation and there need be no
uneasiness on the part of this class of citizens they w ill
eventually be enrolled and share in the equal division of
land and money.
pay. Next there are those who do the right thing when
necessity kicks them from behind and these get indiffer-
ence instead of honors and always a pittance for pay.
This kind spends most of its time polishing a bench with
a hard luck story. Lower down In the scale we get the
fellow who will not do the right thing even when some-
one goes along to show him how and stays to see that
he does it: he is always out of a job. and receives the
contempt he deserves unless he has a rich pa in which
case destiny patiently awaits 'round the corner with a
stuffed club. The Philistine.
Yesterday Today and Forever.
Before Niagra's eternal tide
I stood and heard the solemn thund'rous roar
I watched the awful flood unceasing roar.
The mystic rainbow spanning high and wide
In whose bright arch each starry drop descried
One instant flashed then broke its radiance o'er
To mortal vision lost forevermore.
Epitome of human life and pride !
A bubble bursts: gone pageant pomp and palm !
So man the unit Hashes disappears;
But choired by cosmic chant and prophet-psalm
Mankind with all Us doubts and hopes and fears
In immortality's majestic calm
Rolls grandly down the everlasting years.
Anna II. Frost.
After a Vindication.
"As J. Ralph Burton senior United States senator from
Kansas sat in the hotel lobby in this city Friday waiting
for a train" says the Coffey ville(Kas. JDaily Record "he
looked the last part of a misspent life. No bands met
him at the station no national colors were hung in honor
of the silver-tongued orator of Kansas. He came as an
ordinary traveling man and took his chances with the
rest in getting a room at the hotel.
"A few years ago if this same Burton had came to
Cotleyville men would have gathered around him as thick
as flies around a Walnut street joint. But the time is
past. Burton is an 'also ran.' He says he will be vindi-
cated will again forge his way to the respect of the
people. But will he V It is a fact that he worked his
way from the lowest round. By merit and industry he
reached the pinnacle; yet few men have ever been able
to regain lost ground and retrt.ce their steps Where
confidence is lost it is an I'phii) proposition to regain re-
spect. His visit in Southern Kansas is said to be con-
nected with oil interests. The Cherryvale News says:
" 'Senator Burton is looking over this section but not
for oil. He is after securing the nomination of senators
and representatives whom he can control. What he is
after is a vindication and as there is no interest in poli-
tics he may succeed as powerful monied interests are
back of him as well as strong political influences.
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The .Tn.-nn.TiAR a urur will nndnnht
edly cause an increase in the a).
price of mattings. This will not
affect you however if you buy 5
your mattings of us as we
bought before the war begun.
Have also just received several
new patterns in Carpets and Rugs to which we
especially invite your attention.
We Make a Specialty of jz?
Undertaking' (&L Embalming
E.O.Stevenson FurCarpet Co.
VINITA INDIAN TERRITORY I I1
Sdssorcb anb Otherwise
The world bestows its big prizes both in money and
honors for but one thing. And that is Initiative. What
is Initiative? I'll tell you. It is doing the thing with-
out being told. But neit to doing the thing without be-
ing told is to do it when you are told once. That is to
say carry the Mesae to Gome.: those who can carry a
message pet high honors but their pay is not always in
rrcportion. Next there are those who never do a tiling
vnV.l they are to'4 twice: such get no honors and sxall
Too Many Hot Weather
That the condition at
A late spuns aal
weather have mad-
slow sale on
Oxfords and all
Wo are go i lis to
move them through
the medium of
This is Your Opportunity.
I have the highest quia!
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KI Ll El VI I
Brick and Qran
done in the best possible style
and at reasonable prices. Those
having such work to let should
figure with ne. Phone 304.
For sale at Feaole's dn;s store
THE LIVE STUCK MARKET
or ST. louis.
The St. Louis National
Lccitsd tEastSt. Locii. 111.
Dlrontly oppo.it tb. elty of 81. Looii. kay-
r for .11 rtotorlpllon of LI Stock .Iwtyi 11
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t tificin lor .unf nimng s.ii n i c. omit
duly .ml Pork Ftcttni emhllntim.DU h.
. speltr for limb ttriDf ROuu boo diliT.
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Marrs, D. M. The Vinita Daily Chieftain. (Vinita, Indian Terr.), Vol. 6, No. 209, Ed. 1 Tuesday, June 7, 1904, newspaper, June 7, 1904; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc774825/m1/2/: accessed December 11, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.