The Daily Chieftain. (Vinita, Indian Terr.), Vol. 4, No. 150, Ed. 1 Tuesday, April 1, 1902 Page: 1 of 4
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VOL. 4. NO. 150.
VINITA INDIAN TERRITORY TUESDAY EVENING APRIL 1 1902.
PRICE PER WEEK 10
LAW AND ORDER
Ticket Gains Strength Stead-
ily anil Was. Leading by
a Good Majority at
2 p. m.
AN ILLEGAL VOTER
Arrested Karly In the Day Which
Put a Damper on Other Ef-
forts at Fraud and Pre-
The great interest manifested in
todays election evidenced that the
people wfre aroused to a full real.
)iation of the vital questions at is
mi. From early this morning
groups oi men thronged Illinois
ivmoe near the pollipg booth
.: h installed in the Green-
V. . I itup'etuent building. While
v. i .-kj wa much l' videnre no
Tilly in tbe day iHlph Vano 1
wb ) lives near Cabin Creek vt
arr-f 1 by Deputy Kerr on a
Gov. Dukes Say 10000 f His Peo-
ple Are starving.
w o'. illegal voting.
ile was taken before Commis-
sioner Staofield and released un-
(Ur a "0O 00 bond furnished by
Cl.ff Kiiflington and D. W.
i'uJlir.gton. The arrest of
Vann had a good eflect and deter-
red others who were primed for
tbe tu" ijimt from attempting to
Tbo morning vote was heavy
and ly cot n about 275 votes were
'jt. J'very indication points to
t!.e leciii n of thf good govern
r;i-i.t ticket although the large
ruber i f scratched tickets cast
i ke-f lie selection oi those suf-
fering from the exchange difficult.
Tiiere is practically no doubt
tut that Ledbetter will lead tbe
tu ict-t nu will be elected by a big
:. ':ty. It is estimate i that the
v '. wili iun over 500.
During th early part of tbe af-t-
tr )'-! the good government tick-
! wk4 (till tnaintaing a command-
ir g !ad.
Governor G. W. Dukes princi-
pal chief of the Choctaw nation
has addressed an appeal to
Thomas Iiyan acting Secretary of
the Interior asking aid for 10000
destitute citizens of the Choctaw
Tbe governor says:
'I have to report to you a very
grave condition of affairs in tbe
Choctaw nation. A .great many of
tbe Choctaw people are poverty-
stricken and fcome of them are in
actual starvation. AppeaU have
been msde to tne to aid them in
their distressed condition some
calling on me to provide ways
and means for their sustenance
while others are driven to beg for
breadstuff. Without authority or
means to act otherwise I feel it
my duty to eeek relief for them at
the hands of tbe department. Hav.
ing no means of knowing tbe exact
number of ur people who are in
need as tbe impoverished condi-
tion seems to toe general through-
out the Choctaw nation I would
y as a conservative estima'e that
Mi tenet ten thousand of them are
'n J"Ui'ete circuais'auces."
tary i '
purchase a t
Agurt Scheme of Committee for
Cjri!!ijtloa of Prraent An.
ue lor t'.e relief the
i lUmt the eecre--'cruc.'
f tbe tribal
from tbe sale of
t )artment in the
ribution oi bread.
stuff will bo f.it. f.ent to tide over
his people. urges haste in tbe
Investigation n i probable action.
Unless congnn amends the
supplementary treaty now before
it by which tbe coal lands are
reserved from allotment and sold
by tbe government there is hardly
any doubt but that tbe Indiana
will reject tbe treaty when it is
brought back for ratification. Tbe
rejection of the treaty means
another long delay in the winding
up of tbe tribal government and
tbe settlement of tbe Indian
Gen. BRADFORD STRICKEN
Eloquent Champion of Statehood
Suffers Stroke of Paralj ls.
.ttor Dubois of Idaho has
; .ted in the senate a memorial
::-".l 7 Pleasant Porter princi-
y S .lief and other delegates of
i Cr k na'ion objecting to a
jr j i-ition adopted by the. Indian
. ..'.r! !? of the houte and senate
y hi.: U the permanent annuities
of l. if Creeks are to be capitalized
c; ri fi. basis which at 5 per cent!
would jild annually $2G210. The
delegates have requested an
amendment .io the Indian appro-
priatiot. bill which if adopted
thry clsira will enable the nation
t realize the market value of an-
Luisie aiid they say they are as-
t i.rc.1 tfcey can tell the certificates
( .r rr.Te than double the amount
- I a full payment tf their
?. .: '.u i which i the amount of
o; ttsl'bon agreed upon.
' Ci.ie 1 s Syrup IVr-m aid- tli-
Gen. S. B. Bradford United
States Commissioner at Ardxnore
is lying critically ill at bis borne
as tbe result of a stroke of
Gen. Bradford was once attorney
general of Kansas and is a man of
marked ability. "He has led the
single statehood forces since the
inception of the movement and
had but recently returned from
Washington where be whs sent by
the Mukogee tingle statehood
convention to direct their cam-
paign against separate statehood.
Big Cabin Items
Mr. Cable is convalescent.
Allen Foster's father is quite
Mrs John Hudson is improving
The W. O. W. Lodge at Big
Cabin entertained members from
Chelsea lodge Friday night.
Pneumonia is Robbed of Its Terrors
I'j Foley's Henry an-i Tar. It stops
tie racking couh and heals and
strengthens tbe lung. If takeoin time
it will prevent an attack of pneumonia.
Ilefusesuh-titute?. Pursue at Pr
yle's Drue SU-re. c!v.-
BADGETT-SANDERS MERCANTILE CO
Visit our Millinery Department and get our prices before buying.
We have prepared a fine collection to select from. Every
hat in our store is of the latest accepted style
WE STILL HAVE WITH US MR. V. F. MILLS OF THE
CORTICELLI SILK COMPANY
agents for the Barnard & Armstrong: Silk Mills one of the largest sl!k
mills in the United States. This is a rare chance to supply your
wants with the best there is in silks diOict from the manu-
facturer. We will be pleased to see you always.
BADGETT-SANDERS MERCANTILE CO.
THE GOOD GOODS STORE
By Great Conflagration Which De-
atroyed Property Valued at
Property valued at $350000 lies
in a mass of smouldering ruins at
Guthrie Oklahoma as a result of
a fire which visited that city Sun-
day. Tbe fire started at noon in tha
basement of the State Capital
printing plant destroying the en-
tire equipment of the paper. It
then spread rapidly to the Hotel
Capital the St. James hotel the
Eichew general merchandise store
and the Cammack livery stables
leaving them in ruins.
Oklahoma City Perry King
fisher and other neighboring c'ties
were called upon for aid but the
high wind spread the flames with
such rapidity that the damsge was
done before l.elp could arrive. It
was feared the tire would epread
to another block but this was pre
vented by heroic work.
The loss to the. Capital plant
alone is $100000. Nothing but
the mailing lists of the paper was
saved. Work upon a new build-
ing will begin at once and pending
its completion the paper will be
issued from tbe Leader plant.
All tbe property was fairly well
insured but individual losses will
Chronic Bronchitis Cured.
"For ten years I had chronic It ron-
chiti$so bad that at;tfmes I could
not speak above a whi-por" writes
Mr. Joseph CuCmaD of Montmorenci
Inp. I tried all remedies available
but vrltb to success. Fortunately ruy
employer surTeted that I try Fole y's
Honey arid Tar. Its tSect was airno-t
miraculous anil I am now curei f
the disease. On my recommendation
many people have use l IV.cy's Ilot ey
an1 Tar ant always with satisfac-
tion. Fc-r sale by IVoplcs druj store
You farmers and cattlemen I Are you
going to build or make any repairs soon?
Are you looking for "just right" prices?
If you are just remember we 3 vc the
finest and best assorted stock o dumber
and building material in this section and
we can save you money on whatever you need.
We want your little orders as well as your big
ones and will try just as hard to please you on a
fifty-cent ale as on a fifty dollarone. Our stock
will surely please you because it is the
satisfaction -giving kind. Full line of
lime cement plaster drain tile paints
oils etc. Drop in and see us next time
you need anything.
We want your trade; we're after it.
P. G. BROWNING & CO
VINITA IXD. THU.
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Marrs, D. M. The Daily Chieftain. (Vinita, Indian Terr.), Vol. 4, No. 150, Ed. 1 Tuesday, April 1, 1902, newspaper, April 1, 1902; Vinita, Indian Territory. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc775275/m1/1/: accessed December 16, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.