Vinita Daily Chieftain. (Vinita, Okla.), Vol. 10, No. 294, Ed. 1 Monday, March 22, 1909 Page: 4 of 4
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DR. LOUIS BAGBV
Physician arid Surgeon
Office In Halsell Building
VINTTA. - - - OKLAHOMA.
Dr. W. B. Crawford
Office J 4 North WHon Street
JAMES S. DAVENPORT
ATTORNEY - AT- LAW
OffleelKooins 9 &. 10 New Halsell Bldg.
WILLIAM I. RYE
Attorney & Counsellor at Law
Collections and General Practice i
Room 6 Scott Uldtf. VlnlUOkla.
DR. C. S. NEER
Office in Foreman Buiding
PHONES: Residence 4G3; Office 03
KEfllDKNt'E RAYMOND hTONE 1)111 PIN
C. W. DAY
Gold Crown and Bridge Work
Ofllce in Emiire Block VINITA.
The rate in this column of the
Chieftain's Want Ads. are:
1 cent a word one issue.
2 cents a word three issues.
3 cents a word six issues.
Feed your teams nt
J. C. Cray's
Bring yourweirk mules to me if you
want to sell them. J. C. Cray. tf
For Sai.k Piano almost new very cheap
If taken at once. Kthcl ('rait! Chieftain
Mares to trade for mules or driv-
ing horses at Cray's Mule Barn on
Aorlh Wilson street.
See Miss Evelyn Craig for hand-
painted place-cards invitations etc.
Studio 1118 South Ross.
KOI! SALE or trade for Vinlta prop-
erty 320 acres line farming and tim-
ber land in Choctaw county. 100 acres
Cherokee county and 40 acres Wagon-
er county. CanipbellRatelirf Land
WANTED Every housekeeper in
Craig county to see the "Success"
Cabinet now on exhibition in the
Scott building Vinita Okla.
FOR SALE 40 acres good oil land
in the Bartlesville field; four produc-
ing wells. Mrs. J. S. lilytlie. tf
FOR RENT Four room house on
South Vaiin street close in for $S.
FOR SALE -Registered Ihiroc Jer-
sey sow also pigs of both sex.
NO TICK We are headquarters in
this city for the Monarch visible type-
writer. We will be glad to show and
demonstrate the superior writing
qualities of this machine at any time.
Remember the Monarch is 100 per
cent visible. Fidelity Farm & Loan
Two acres of good garden land on
Bull creek within throe blocks of Wil-
son street. A chance for a thrifty
gardener. $400.00 cash. Apply here. '
HEADACHES CIREO In from
two to five minutes. Free. Sore Eyes
Weak Eyes. Bad Eyes and nervous-
ness treated by Ors. Martin and Mar-
tin Opticians and Ophthalmologists.
2116 S. Scraper street. Phone 194.
ANNOl'NCE.M ENT The millinery
department of the Fair has been pur-
chased by the Vinita Millinery Co.
Mrs. IVIaney nee Miss Scott of Ken-
nedy & Scott will be with the new-
firm and will be pleased to meet Ml
her old friends. An entirely new stock
of goods will be put in. Mrs. IVIaney
and Miss fowling will leave this tk
for Chicago to buy the latest things
Wait tor our opening. New giods w ill
begin to arrive by the last of the week
Vinita Milliner Company.
GUI OF BRITISH
(Continued From Pago 1.)
the night the cry of the lion may be
heard in this territory and It is no
uncommon thing for a party of these
beasts to sit outside of a house ull
night and roar. Skins of lions that
have not been scarred In combat
with foes or torn in breaking through
the thorny underbrush are rare. Hav-
ing obtained a good lion skin the hunt-
ers guard it carefully from the rav-
ages of the white atit which will de-
stroy a skin in a night. The lion pre-
fers the plain where his yellow hide
does not contrast with the brush and
In point of danger the natives of
this territory regard the buffalo herds
as the most dangerous to encounter
and where a travelling party of por-
ters will scarce notico the roars of a
lion the sounds of a buffalo herd will
send them Into a panic. This much
dreaded beust is tricky and brave and
a huntsman needs all bis Bk 111 to make
his kill. Wounded the buffalo re-
sorts to a ruse of retreating into the
brush templing the huntsman to fol-
low him. Wheeling suddenly about
the wounded animal charges the on-
coming hunter who unless he sends
a bullet Into the brain of the beast
Is most likely to be gored and trnmnl-
ed to death under the animals hoofs.
In hunting the buffalo it is customary
for the hunter to post bis shikaris In
the tree tops to Inform him of the
trail of the beast.
The hun'ing of elephants is much
restricted in the territory which the
Roosevelt party will cover and the
killing of these inaiuoths is regarded
as little less than slaughter. Modern
rllles make the killing of elephants
easy to accomplish and without much
danger to the hunter. Hunting for
hippopotami! is also limited as the
animal is hard to locate and only
found in remote places along the riv-
ers and lakes. The "hippo" is timid
and not considered dangerous unless
his escape to the water is cut off or
In' is wounded.
The hunt for the rhiiioccrous in this
region is no mean venture for not in
frequently the hunter is bunted and
the angered beast breaks up a whole
"safari" party with one of his terrible
charges. The ' rhino" is very near
sighted but is possessed with a re-
markable sense of smell and acute
hearing; iu fact his attack is entire-
ly guided by these senses. Scenting
danger from afar the infuriated mu-
tual charges in a s'raight line tramp-
ling down underbrush and small trees
in his path as if he were making a
trail through nothing more than a
Mower garden. Caught iu the whirl-
wind rush native hunters sometimes
stand still hoping the animal will
mistake them for a tree and pass on
which the beast not infrequently does.
The charging animal can only be
halted with a well directed bullet
through the tyo or heart.
It is expected that the American
party will make every effort to bag the
much discussed white rhinoceros
which has been killed off from his or-
iginal range in British East Africa.
Besides "rhinos" buftalos and other
large animals the hunting game in-
cludes giraffes leopards zebras and
antelopes. The antelopes of Africa
are most Interesting from a hunts-
man's viewpoint as they are extreme-
ly difficult to shoot. Very shy and
quick it requites an unerring aim to
bring them down and only the best
shots are successful.
In this rare hunting ground the Am-
erican party will find three species of
the hartebeest. the oryx the sable an-
telope the roan antelope the oribi.
the lesser reed buck the water buck
the steinbui k. the eland the greater
and lesser kudu the gc.n iiiel the
bushbuck. All these various species
Of antelopes have been developed es-
caping faculties. Wart hogs jackals
hyenas together with a host of cranes
bustards and other feathered varieties
all help swell the population of the
animal kingdom in this region.
No hunters can ever be said to have
enjoyed all the exepriences of the Af-
rican jungle without an adventure
w Ith dogs w hich roam in packs and
are the dread of the natives. The cry
of these animals is not unlike that of
leopards or smaller game and once
heard the natives fly to the tops of
trees. These mongrel dogs have low-
bodies .covered w ith thick bushy
hair. A hunter wounding a wild dog
must according to the ethics of the
chase pursue and kill the wounded
The fish of the inland lakes in which
is found the "hippo" are unpalatable
and the Roosevelt party will subsist
on llesh and fowl. There is an abun-
dance of wild dm k on Naivaslia 1-ake.
where the hunters will doubtless
spend much time. Once killed all
this quarry must be immediately pre-
pared for transportation and skins
and hides salted and dried to make
There is hunting all the year ro.nul
in ISritiHh East Africa but the sea-
noil of the "big rains" from the end
of January to the end of April is not
one generally chosen by the hunter.
There Is aiso a short rainy spell
about October and November which
however is not regarded as an ob-
stacle to hunting.
STRAY SHOTS FROM
THE STATE CAPITAL.
Guthrie Okla. Mar. 22. This has
been a busy day at the office of the
secretary of state and the receipts of
the ofllce from charters materials
commissions etc. is S857. These
fees go into the state treasury and
relieves the tax payers of Just that
amount of expenses.
New coporation articles filed today
are as follows: The Oklahoma Na-
tional Life Ins. Co. of Oklahoma City
for $500000. This Is the first insur
ance company to be organized under
the new law and it is proposed t
make It the equal or the great nw
insurance companies of the eastern
and middle states. It is backed by
some of the best men in the new state
as the following list of incorporators
w ill testify.
House bill No. D27 legalizing the
bond issue iu District four Major
county was signed by the governor.
A new law went into effect today
when Governor Haskell signed senate
biu No. 337 creating the position of
warrant clerk in the state treasurer's
Senate bill No. i)." relating to mut-
ual insurance companies was made a
law today by the governor's signature.
House bill No. 83 was signed today.
It enlarges the powers and duties of
the state inspector and examiner mak-
ing it his duty to check all county
offices on request of the county com-
missioners or five per cent of the tax
payers of any county. He must also
check all tax levies before the tax
rolls are turned over to the treasurer.
House bill No. 282 authorizing the
secretary of state to receive and file
all notes maps charts and other pa
pers relating to the V. S. survey of
Oklahoma was signed today by the
The number of district judges was
increased to two by the governor
signing House bill No. 138.
Two bills authorizing county com
missioners to build bridges was sign-
ed. They were house bill 433 and sen-
ate bill LSI.
House bill No. 400 which authorizes
the school land commissioners to lease
to the adjutant general of the nation-
al guards three quarter sections of
school land situated near Chandler
was signed by the governor. This Is
to be used by the militia as a maneuv-
ering ground and taken in connection
with the government rifle range now-
located at Chandler will make that
town the Mecca of the Oklahoma na-
ARGUMENTS IN LAND CASES
NUT CLOSE WEDNESDAY
By Associated Press.
Muskogee Okla. Mar 22. The con-
cluding arguments on demurrer filed
by the defendants to bills of complaint
in relation to the twenty-three thous-
and alienation suits pending in the
I'nited States circuit courts of tl'.e
eastern district of Oklahoma includ-
ing titles to millions of acres of alleg-
ed restricted lands belonging to the
five civilized tribes in the old Indian
Territory began here today before
Judge Ralph E. Campbell. The argu-
ments will probably be concluded
FiST SHOT IN TARIFF
DEBATE FIRED TODAT
By Associated Tress.
Washington. D. C. Mar.22. The
opening shot in the tariff debate was
fired in the house today by Payne
minority leader and chairman of the
committee on ways and means. Payne
declared the country is overwhelm-
ingly in favor of a protective tariff.
It Is an American policy he said and
it seemed to be acquiesced in by a
great majority of the American peo-
ple. NO NEWS OF MISSING
Py Associated Press.
los Angeles Calif.. Mar. 22. There
is no word yet of the big balloon
which ascended Saturday with Capt.
Mueller and fie others and there is
a strong probability that the men jvr-
isliet in the mountains in a terrible
blizzard that is raging there. Search-
ing parties have set out.
AN ANCIENT RACE DYING OUT.
Veddaha of Ceylon Regarded at Rep-
resenting the Stone Age.
The oldest inhabitants of Ceylon are
passing away. These are the fai'ous
Fifty years ago it was estimated
that 8000 of them were still living in
the forests but Dr. Max Moszkowskl
who has recently visited them says
there are only 50 or 60 of them still
alive and that a few more years will
see the end of their race.
The Veddahs have interested an
thropologists because they have been
regarded as the best living types of
the man of the stone age.
The attitude of the Cingalese toward
them Is remarkable. They hold the
poor creatures in great honor and rank
them as belonging to the highest caste
In the island. The reason is that they
are reputed to have descended from
the ancient demons or spirits that
were the original possessors of the
These nomad hunting people never
leaving their forests living under
trees and in caves without knowl-
edge of pottery or any other art ex-
cept that of making bows and arrows
are perishing because of their way of
living and of their Inability to stand
up when stronger folk are pressing
closer around them. They are exact-
ly what they were centuries ago when
people of India came and conquered
their green island.
INURED TO POVERTY AND TOIL.
Natives of Shantung Province Live
Lives of Wretchedness.
Of Shantung province China a cor-
respondent writes: "A little more
than a generation ago one of the
greatest famines in the memory of
man spread devastation in the great
over-populated sections of the west of
this province and now famine faces
the stoical toilers of the land once
again. The Shantungese illustrate
well the law of the survival of the
fittest for such dire poverty only per-
mits the strong ones to live with the
result that we find sturdy men of great
endurance all over this province. Liv-
ing on the land which barely produces
a sufficiency for Shantung's teeming
millions the people have become
hardy for they are hardened 'to all
kinds of privations. Their brains are
deadened by ceaseless toll and this
may account for the reputed backward-
ness of this province ln-progress along
commercial and Industrial lines. A
less long-suffering people would have
a revolution every year. It is an
axiom with westerners that discon-
tent is an absolute condition of prog-
ress and we who live among the
Chinese know there can hardly be a
race In the world so contented as they
are considering their lot. This is one
of the factors which makes the regen-
eiaMon of China such an enormous
The Sickroom Bugbear.
The great bugbear of the sickroom
is monotony. This Is the problem that
every nurse must meet and study
ways and means to prevent. She may
do this in several ways. She ni;iy
alter the appearance of Hie room oc-
casionally by pushing the bed or sofa
to a different part of the room in or-
der to give the patient a fresh out-
look; the cut flowers may be replaced
by a growing plant; old magazines and
books may be removed and new ones
take their place; the pictures may be
ch:nne;. especially those that hang at
the foot of the bed or perhaps a
blank wall may be found to be restful
to the tired eyes. Circle Magazine.
After the dry goods salesman had
completed his business with Cyrus
Craig Centerville's storekeeper he
asked what was going on in the town.
Had any entertainments this winter?"
"No" said Mr. Craig "not one. Sa
lome Howe's pupils have given two
concerts piano and or;-;an and (he
principal of the 'cademy has lectured
twice once on 'Our National Forests'
and once on 'Stones As I Know Them;'
but as far as entertainments are con
cerned. Centerville hasn't got round to
'em yet." Youth's Com) anion.
The Chilly Homes of England.
It is largely our own fault if Eng
land has earned the reputation of an
impossible country to winter In. As a
natievi we are I verily believe the
greatest living amateurs in the science
of keeping our housi s w arm. An
Englishman's home s his castle; it is
also ninety-nine times out of a hun-
dred his refrigerator. The truthx Is
that England In winter time is one of
the chilliest spots on earth. After some
years In America it took me 1 recall
30 months on my return to London to
get warm again. London Chronicle.
Conditions as We Make Them.
In a way we are all children but
destiny Is a good mother when we are
obedient to the laws of honesty and
goodness. We must work for what we
get. We can avoid illness by taking
care of ourselves. We can avoid heart-
aches by grow ing strong mid self suf-
ficient. We ran draw friends to us by
being a good friend. If destiny hits
us ovc the ears or trips us up on the
journey. It is a little rebuke that is
coming to us and which w ill make us
keep our eyes and ears open and
watch the wav bet'er.
In Book Form.
"lie Is going to put his play Into
bm k form."
' -What dees that niti.n""
"Means he'll wiite lO-.l.rtcO words
divide en in'o chapters and print 'era
l or-.' rm (' ? "
Patronize State Banks
There are two reasons why Oklahomans should Jo business
with State Banks.
FIRST Because a;land owner can use his land as a basis of security and
back his money wants with a low rate of interest.
SECOND Because the Oklahoma laws protect the depositor by a guarantee
which husbands his money while on deposit and makes the banks
contribute to a fund out of which in case of failure he is to be paid.
THIS IS WHY THE FARMERS NATIONAL BANK BECAME
- - I
The Farmers State Bank
Coming thick and fast. This is the time to lay in a stock of
goods for early spring sewing. This is the time to use TUNGSTEN
LAMPS. Every color looks the same as in the sunlight. Blue green
and purple DO NOT all look alike under the Tungsten light nor .does
red look like mud.
Sewing Machine Motors
Don't forget the Sewing Machine Motor will do all the work and
save all the backbreaking treadling of the machine. One-half cent
an hour for current to operate it. It runs fast or slow just as you
VINITA ELECTRIC LIGHT ICE AND
LICENSE No. 2ft I
Both Phones 243 Open Day and NVAht
4 4 t
v 1 V
DEALER IN LIVE STOCK
Will buy your Mules any day
in the year except Sunday
J.EA0S HOW BACK OF .
HOBO NEWSPAPER SCHEME
St. Louis Mo. .Mar. 22. Plans are
under way here by officers of the
Brotherhood Welfare association the
hobo organization of which James
Ends How millionaire tramp is the
moving spirit for a big daily news-
paper to serve as the official mouth-
piece of the order which is a Socialist
A St. Louis capitalist has been ap-
proached on the subject of financing
the enterprise and according to Mrs.
Cora Harvey seerttary of the asso-
ciation the outlook is favorable.
A. C. Hose a druggist of Alton
was here on business with the Rat-
cliff Sander? Oroocry company. Mr.
Rose recently bought the Hadley Drug
company stoc k of drugs in Afton.
AND SELL I ( h
And for the accommodation of those
moving to the following states the-
Frisco will give exceptionally low
rates from March 1st to April 30th.
The states are: Arizona New Mex-
ico California Oregon Colorado
Texas Idaho L'tah Montana Wash-
ington Nevada Mexico and Central
and Western Canada.
Frisco Metors-rbest to
St. Louis & Kansas City
When you go
AskW. H. Deck the Frsco man at
Vinita or write C. O. Jackson Di-
vision Passenger Agent Oklahoma
One of the best stallions in Craig
county 9 years old weighs 141)0 lbs
and is 16 1-2 hands high
At a Bargain
F. H. AS DREWS
East Side Livery Barn
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