The Vinita Weekly Chieftain. (Vinita, Indian Terr.), Vol. 23, No. 9, Ed. 1 Thursday, November 3, 1904 Page: 2 of 8
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Out of 1405 Applicants Only
Fifteen are Successful.
Since tha act of congress providing
that Indians by blood desiring to do
so could apply to the Indian agent at
union agency in Muskogee for the re-
moval of the restrictions prohibiting
the sale of the allotments 140 appli-
cations have been received distribut-
ed over the four large nations. Of
these Just fifteen havo been favorably
acted upon and returned approved by
the secretary of the Interior. The
names of the applicants who have
been considered capable of transacting
their business without the assistance
I the Interior department are as fol-
lows: Charlie Victor Geo. W. Smith Ro
ley C. Mcintosh R. M. Harris Alonzo
Conner Mittle A. Featherston James
firooks Wright Levis Smith lgus
C. Drew Kate Eugenia Connor Liza
Farmer David Jackson Nichols Nail
William P. Rogers Jonnie I. Thomas.
The restriction have been removed
however for townslte purposes by
the secretary of the interior from
several tracts of land in the different
Sn ComImIob Makes Sates for
Hearing Cherokee Ceatawta.
Beginning January 2 the Dawes
commission will hear contest canes ai
varlus points most convenient to the
persons interested. There are 75
cases in the Cherokee nation arising
from disputes over allotments beside
a number of contests in ot her nat ions.
The places and dates of hearings are:
Uareroore January 2-14; Vinita Jan
uary 16-21; Dewey January 23-2
A Guaranteed Cars For Ptlts.
Itching Blind Bleeding or Protrud
-ing riles. Druggists refund money I
Pazoo Ointment falls to cure any case
uo matter of now long standing In i
to 14 days. First application give?
ease and rest. 'xtc. If your druggist
nasn't it send 5'c In stamps andjl.
will be forwarded post-paid by Park
.Medicine uo. st. LOuis .Mo.
JAPS FIND USE FOR 'PHONE
Although Skilled in "Wig-Wag" Sys
tem Islanders Prefer More
While the Japanese are greatly skilled
in the visual system of communication
the time-hono.-ed wig-wag" and helio
graph yet in the present conflict they
have clearly demonstrated the superi
ority of the telephone and telegraph at
a means of transmitting information
from point to point according to the
Revlw of Reviews. Unlike the hello-
graph and nag systems lie electrical
means of communication operates irre-
fpectlve of weather distant e and topo
graphical condition it has the further
advantage of being absolutely and en
tirely concealed from the enemy. It is
shrouded in mystery and there Is no
chance for the enemy to gain an ad
vantage by reading signals as has often
Lapp.-nfd In the past. The character
of the. country in which operations are
being conducted has no effect upon pres
ent military maneuveit. Where bullock
carts cannot penerafe the .laijgne bavt
discovered that It Is very essy to trans
port wire by having men ( arry It colled
upon their shoulders. Tbe men ad-
vane the line at a rate of three mlies
or more an hour. The telephoues are
constructed of parts similar to those
of commercial instruments but are
housed In boes which make them more
A good prescription
The &-cent packet Is enough for
usual occasions. The family bottle
(60 cents) contains a supply for a
year. All druggist sell them dw
Cures Cn'.lls and Fever.
O. W. Wrirt Nacotrodohes Teias.
says: "His daughter had chills and
lever ror three years; tie could not
If nd anything- tliat would help her till
he used Ilerblne. Ills wire will riot
kep house without It. and cannot hay
too much for it." (Vic at I'eotde'
drug store. d
The Best u actor.
Uev. Jl. C. Horlon Sulphur Springs
Texas writes July Mh IW: "I
litre u?ed in my family Ial!ard's Snow j
Liniment and Horehotuid Syrup and
they liave proved certainly satisfac-
tory. The liniment is the bwt we
have ever used for headache and pains.
The rough syrup has been our doctor
for tle last eight years." 2.c ac II.
People's drusr store. dw
Bronchitis fer 1 weaty Years
Mrs. Minerva Smith of Danville
III. writes: "I liad bronchitis for
twenty years ana never got re
lief until I used Foley's Honey and
'Jar which is a sure cure. For sale at
Temple's drug store. Am
INHERITED QUEER CESTURE
TouUi Puta Hand Falsa Outward
Face When StumblingTelia
Origin of Action.
A young man in crossing a Baltimore
street stumbled and Immediately put
bis band palm outward over bis eyes
ays tbt Baltimore Herald.
"Why did you cover your eyes like
that?" asked bis companion.
'The gesture is an inheritance from
my rather." the young man replied.
"My father in his boyhood was caught
In a Are and as the flames shot up into
bis face be put bis left band palm out-
ward over his eyes thus saving bis
sight Afterward be would put bis band
in that way over bis eyes whenever be
got any sudden shock or fright. I have
done the same thing involuntarily all
my life. Cases like mine are not uncom-
mon. There is a women in Washington
who never puts her right band up to
ber bead. Her mother broke her right
arm in early life and couldn't raise It
thereafter above hor shoulder. The
daughter can raise her own right arm
but she never does be never has. A
biologist bad a goat that be kept chained
to a pole. The chain galled the goat's
left foreleg and aha limped on this leg
slightly so as to ease the chain's rub
bing. In time she became a mother and
ber offspring limped on Its left foreleg
all Its We.
DESECRATE MILTON'S TOMB
Leaden Coffin Was Cut Open and Body
of Poet Exhibited at a Charge
of Threepence a Person.
There are probably many even
among the subscribers to Milton's
statue who were surprised to hear that
the body of the great poet was once
on view at a charge of threepence a
bead within a few yards from the site
rhoetn for this splendid tribute to his
memory. It was in 1790 after a little
carousal that two overseers and a car
penter entered the Church of St Giles
Cripplegate where Milton lay buried
and having discovered the leaden coffin
which contained bis body cut open its
top with a mallet and chisel. "When
they disturbed the shroud" Neve says.
when telling the story of tha ghoulish
deed 'XI ribs fell. Mr. Fountain con
fessed that he pulled bard at the teeth
which resisted until some one hit tbem
with a stone." Fountain secured all
tbe fine teeth in the upper Jaw and
generously gave one to one of his ac-
complices. Altogether the scoundrels
stole a rib bone ten teeth and savers)
bandfuls of hair; and to crown the die
bo leal business the female gravedlg
ger afterwards exhibited the body to
anyone willing to pay threepence forth
MATCHES A DRAWING CARD.
Gotham Stationary Dealer Finds That
Keeping Them in Stock Is a Big
Impetus to Trade.
In a down-town stationery shop tbe
moat conspicuous display in tbe show
window Is a card on which are mounted
boxes of matches of different sizes with
the information that "lights" are to be
obtained Inside. "That's my drawing
card" said the veteran dispenser of pen
cils and office supplies to a New York
urr.r. reporter "it brines me more
biit-litess than all the reet of tbe stuff in
the window Hs this way." he ex
plained smokers aud who doe lit
moke? are ronMantly finding them-
xiies without matches and there In
rot bins harder to buy out cf the region i
the aroctrt store. I got this lip
frun one of my uhtomerx. Why don't
)'.u !! matches' he asked.
I laid Id a supply and put the sign
n the window. Scores come In everv
my tor n;airnes wno never bHore en-
tered my store and every other one at
leant becom-- a ct. sterner buying his
pens and paper and bankbooks here 1
Aluminum in Spinning Mills.
One of the disadvantages of wooden
vuuuius ui iinnirg ana weaving milii
is the irregularity in their revolution
during dsmp weather w hen the wood Is
swollen with moisture which results in
frequent breaking of tbe tbreada. Re
cently is aoroe European mills aiuml
nura bobbins hare be-en substituted for
the wooden ones w Itu many advan
tages. The metal not only is not af
fected by changes of humidity but Is
lighter than the wood formerly em
ployed id making bobbins and this re
sults In a swifter movement of the ma-
cblaery without Increase of motive
Mere Americana In Nary.
TLa t -. - A m - ..
in vuii.'ta irjrcw of me navy Is
coming more sod more largely from
the great body of native borr Ameri
can citizens. Ust year the proportion
or natives nsa risen to mure than 90
per cent. In m It waa about 50 per
cent it is (nought that the current
fiscal year wlil see sn advance to ;
per cent. The Army and Navy Journal
cotes the suggestive fact that most of
the naval recruits nowadays come from
he Inland states a nsval officer men
tioning with special commendation the
recruits ontamen from tha farms of
Indiana Il'im l Iowa ar.d Kanxt
When Snuff Boies Were the Fad.
In the days when a snuff hot was ron-
li!ered a necessary attribute to the per
quisites of s beau or a belle much In
genuity was brought to bear upon the
nisoufai lure of theie dainty trifles. The
results wera often very novel. Th
with a las'.) for the morbid could buy
botes made from the wood of scaffolds.
ir.aits mat muraerere nati at upon t;r
part of their houses.
Price af Lots Fabulous.
A lot that est bought for 155
37 years ago in Chicago Is now
lio.wio a froat foot.
I NO VIOLENCE TO
Secretary of Interior tVill Pro-
. tect Townsite Commission.'
The Cherokee Townslte commission
here is In receipt of Information from
the department at Washington trans
mitted through J. George Wright In
dian Inspector that the U. S. marshal
of the Central district has been di-
rected to protect the members of that
commission from violence.
It will be rememberud that not long
ago Col. Sheppard chairman of the
Choctaw commission was shamefully
beaten and mistreated by a man at
Ilartshorne who was dissatisfied with
the appraisement of some lots.
The secretary In the general order
"The Department eipects every one
of its officer in the Indian Territory
to fully and fearlessly discharge his
. whole duty and to see to it so far as
possioie mat no snail be tuny pro
tected from interference or violence
by persons who may be dissatisfied
with his official action. You will so
advise the members of the Choctaw
commission and other oftlcers subject
to your supervision."
This of course applies to all the
townslte commissions in the five tribes.
As far as is known there has been no
attempt at violence in the Cherokee
nation nor any threat of any.
Never Ask Advice.
lien you liave a cough or cold
dont ask what Is good for It and get
some medicine with little or no merit
and perhaps dangerous. Ask for
Foley's Honey and Tar the greatest
throat and lung remedy it cures oolds
ahe doughs quickly. For sale bv Peo
ples drug store. dw
ALL HAVE SAME BODY HEATi
Medical Man Examines Stoker and
Explorer aud Finds Tempera-
ture Always tha Same.
A medical practitioner has tirawn at
tention to a very ituportant lubject in
the matter of diet lie points out that
the stoker grilling In the stokehole of
a Red sea liner and the explorer anions;
the Ice floes of the froten north pro
vided they are healthy men have
Identical temperatures. The automatic
heat-reeulatinc niei-hanlsm in the body
no matter what the thermometer may
register outside. es that the body if
kept at a normal temperature of about
S.s degrees rabrenhelt. In order to j
afslct thin wonderful process In ex
tremes of w eather. It Is necessary to con
sider the subject of food and one of
the most Important items of food In
hot weather is water. Water as the
writer points wit. is a food and it
should be taken In summer weather a
S regular article of diet. The habit of
drink ing iced w ater Is discountenanced
and the ice crni Is birred aatherrost
fruitful caue of ihmimersble dysner-
in. Tietter tNn told drinks are hot
drinks and ta with a silce of lemon
Is recommended as t be tnol roollrt
drink at this time of the year.
BEAVERS DAM MAINE RIVER.
Aquatic Rodents Pievent Engine Se
curing Usual S'ipply of Water
from the Stream.
Many curicn. ft. ilea have been to!
ebout bMc" an-l their way; Some at
thi lumberman In Maine say they sr
nooning tr.e r timncrisncis to such an
eitent that t!ie ihc iM have lets protee-
m by law. whil visitors to our lake-
snd nondf find thcrn a grat attraction
I tie DlliCHt b v. ere. in a war . that
we have hesrd of reie in Redrngtim
townnh.p near the Ciiais branch of th
r'auiip and Hanseley railroad. Thir
home is on a Ktriam that snnnite aie
fi r engines A few weeds ago the en
gine rrew Mi.jijMvi for witerand found.
. . . . w i . . . .
i inw Fur :)!!- inai tne stream waa
dry. It was orly dry for a few days
However and the witer began In run
train without any apparent causa for
the change. Then a man followed nn
me orooa to investigate and a mile and
a half or so up h found a nlca baaver
two. ids neavers had dammed the
stream for their own purposes and when
tneir pond waa full the overflow went
imu iar mream anq then the enaln.
couin nave tse wafer.
WASPS SUPPLY EXERCISE.
New York Matron Talla . at..
Keeps in Fiua Fettle for Tennis
Whlskbroom aa Bacquet
"There's nothing- like tnnla" said a
nmroB m a vi Tora Bun re
porter. Not that we have a court of our
own et. as wa hope to have someday
hut i hate what seems likely to prove
an excellent substitute so far as eier-
rlse goes and that Is a wasp nrst some-
here in the aide wall of the house
lay before yeeterday I kliltri JJ rasn.
-this way: You grasp tbe whlskbroom
racquet fashion keep your eye on th
aaap and when he arres with his char.
arteriole dash and vigor you gir him
a return stroke that stuns him anoneh
t give yon a ihaoce to fmi.h him.
Mm off. I'm having lots of prartlnt and
getting la floe form for that eourt of
i.nrs. by and by. And Incidentally I'm
ehlef llfcgiiard for tny two youngsters"
ERROR IN MISSOURI SEAL.
Eras! Sea Ha Center of Emblem Faces
XTaised Caatea Decoration Thus
Since the issue of the Missouri volume
Dr. W. O. Brown of the University of
Missouri has called attention to the fact
that the reproduction of the grand seal
of the stake is incorrect As this em-
blem forme an Important part in the
decoration of the Missouri building
and the several exhibits of the state the
matter baa been Investigated by Walter
Williams for the commission la the
centerpiece of the seal a small bear U
shown on one side while the other is oc-
cupied by a scroll emblematic of the
United States. In the reproductions of
the seal to be found la the Missouri vol-
ume and the decorations of the exhibits
this bear has his head turned toward
this emblem of the United 8tates. It !
claimed by Dr. Brown who Is an author-
ity on heraldry that this representation
denotes an aggressive position on the
part of the state represented by the
bear toward the United States repre-1
seated by the symbol. His claim is that
the head of the bear should be turned
away as denoting submission totheldes
of the union. Dr.-Brown refers to the
official description of the seal and the
original seal preserved In the archive
of the state.
CHICAGO LIKES PICKLE DIET
Western Metropolis Baa Become the
Largest Consumer in the
That Chicago is becoming tbe greatest
pickle eating community in tbe United
States Is a claim made by the Tribune.
It is aald that inside the city limits la
one of the most extensive pickle works
in the world that In the matter of acres
in cucumbers and onions the number of
hands employed and the variety of goods
of this character there Is nothing to
beat It. But the country districts are
fast saining in this business especially
In tbe growth of cucumbers. Some of
the big wholesale grocers of tbe city are
establishing pickle housea In many dif
ferent sections of Indiana Illinois and
Michigan. They make contracts with
the farmers to plant a certain number
of acres agreeing to take the entire
product at stipulated prices. A large
building is erected in such a community
and the work of pickling Is carried on In
it. Farmers find cucumbers a profitable
crop. Last year a pickle factory was
established at Sycamore III. and the
first crop has been an entire success.
One man took at one picking from an
acre and a half cucumbers that netted
blm $24 g7. It Is estimated that there
are from 15 t0 20 pickings so that If the
balance of the crop turns out In propor-
tion to the first picking the land will be
found to be profitably employed. The (
city of Chicaeo and Hs suburbs is tbe
big market for tbl product which showi
that our people l ave a tooth for our
things as well as for sweets.
Unique School in Par I a.
There is in I'arli a new school of psy
chology to Investigate such questions a.1
mind reading mental suggestion at a
distance clairvoyance presentiments
automatic wrltlr.g. double pervonali .
etc. This school has for Its members
nedt al m n e;mt entirely.
Belt Weighs Nina Tone.
A guttapercha and rubber manuiai
t'iritlif company of Toronto his m.v.e
a bell f'jr the rriln elevator of the hi
tercoliitiia! railway t St. John w.
Is ore of the Isrgft ever procttc(' !
Is of rubber and mtgM'res 3 Z''t feet ;
weit 1 nine toes.
MAGNET USED IN SURGERY
Device Proves a Great Succere in Ex-
tracting Two-Inch Nail from
"A boy !l(wd a tilnch nail.
and 1 1 rew it out cf him with s magr.et."
H i a y.w.s iir n. in the LouIhv IH
Tie hoy wa a KentucWan and the
tiaii at first gave him no inconvenience.
It wa ; flie tame as If-he had swallowed
a piece or bread After two days
though he l ej-sn to have a great deal of
dlffl-tilty with his breathing aud be be
gan to cough. I w as sent for. and I tsuf
the X-ra.vs m the lad t'p and down
ni '" In and out I darted them and In bis
rlKt.t bronchial tube I found the nail.
There it stuck bard and fast. No won-
der h choked and coughed ! etherlred
blm I opened bis throat and I put to the
orlnVe of the right bronchial tuba a good
elec'ro-megnet. By Jova It worked In
stantly. The big call shot up. and with
a click It attached ltelf to the magnet
firmly. I drew It out and the nt day
the )sd wss wall. Tbe magnet has heu
ne.t n surgery to extract bullets and
re - tee with but I never heard of Its
vtacttng a nsll before "
DEGI11HERS III MUSIC
S ky the ate
Any we I
" eimele e eluM om i.rrt
evk kif teem
pUr" Ciierue try Must TeKAers
to Uv a elm
or 'f "hnm n H ta I aw or try pre
ym. irww.4f mtc tS lhl chert.
U ! t -( pie H m the kv
4 of the M'.'rta....! ens tiie ox.4 eoHHere oe
nv.e ! ilfer K keys In strike to filer
se4 try S i m temr at aa pm'n at Sm a. S.
II w a prrHtt Sk wmr e!4 kmf M tee.K. ar-
"ft tw can vaertt.itl H. We (Ml m
Hnau.eie t- maf paten et inerK kre Se mw
$m h'fi. t - 'isra.
sr. iv b. 1. 1.
We havo Just opened up one of the largest and most up-t-o-date
Music Houses in the Cherokee Nation. We have In stock a fine line of
riitnos Organs Violins Guitars Mandolins Accordions Harps
Strings for all kinds of instruments. Also a full line of cases repairs
and sheet muulc. We are not from Missouri but we are here with tbs
goods to ahow you. Wa are located4three doors north of eourt how
In McGeorge building
Joe Davis' Barber Shop
I ha . just furnished my shop
with new up-to-date furni-
ture and have icfitted the bath
room making of this shop
one of the finest in the Indian
Territory Call and nee us.
JOE DAVJS Proprietor.
Soatfe at F. O. Ofp Golden Rale.
It's Up to You
We have a nice clean line of
And it's up to you to supply your
table witli the best of everything.
Our fresh meats are of extra fine
quality and variety and prices the
lowest. Call up phone l4 and
w e'll do the work.
Curd Grocery & Market
FINE SOAPS PER-
1 COMPLETE LINE
OF NEW JEWELRY
A. P. OWENS
An Improvement over all
Cough Lung and Bronchial
Remedies. Cures Coughs
Strengthens the Lungs and
Gently Moves the Bowels.
Pleasant to the taste and
good alike for Young and Old
IWi yt.!c!ci Co. Cici;i U.S.L
Sold by A. P. Ow.a
PRINCES IN THE ARMY.
The Buasiaa Borises Compared with
Royalties la tha Oarman
niamsrrk throughout the Franco
Prussian war grnmUed at "tha princes'
who commanded under Prussiao leader
"The princes have taken all the com
fortable lodgings." "the princes drink
np the fine wlnee." "the caterers for the
princes tarry off the best Joints from
the butchers and tha best vegetables
and fruits from the green grocers." "the
princes are a cans of eonstatit friction
Prince Ieopold Hohenwrllern's bag-
gage as described in a French paper
reminds me says a writer In Ixtudon
Truth of Bismarck's growl His
royal highness who is brother-in-law
of the Herman emprer. wanted to take
to the farthest t-ast fiO rolis or trunks.
hales mostly bulky and weighty.
Prlnca Khllkoff. director of railway.
t -aid to have turned pale on receiving
a letter from Prince lipoid' secretary.
In til embarrassment ha applied to the
nar for guidance reminding reepert-
fiil!v his majwuv that ftuislan officers
rould only take s single bog and a hand-
bag. After an eachanga of telegrams ha-j
twaen 8t. Petersburg and Berlin the am
peror William decided that bis toi !n
mold do lth to botes and bales.
Members of tbe Imperial Japanese
family are on the earns tooting as other
officers gnd put tip with the eternal
rice rake and handful f dried fih.
aonCTrllNO NEW for
0. W. ANNIS
( Mellette h Smith )
Booms 1 2 and 3 postoffloe bnlldltw
Vinita Ind. Ter
W. B. McDanlcl M. D.
Big Casta lad. Tee.
Physician and Surgeon.
Calls Aasweraa Day at Night.
piIARLKS W. DAT D. D. $.
told ercwa anc1 triune work a ipeelal
ey. unioi over irst national nan.
Tinlba I. T.
J-R. L. BAG BY
Physician & Suaa sum
Office in new Itatcilrl bldjr. Thone 101
Vinita I. T.
Physician and Surgeon
Office upstairs over Cherokee National
lank. Phone 2f9. Vinita Ind. Ter.
Office at residence: ttongrefjatlonat
Telephone Number 2M
We cure Rheumatism Const Ipatioa
rralysis. Malaria Dialietes dweaaea
rf the Eye Lungs Heart Stomar.lt
Kidneys etc. Diseases of women; dis-
smsea of the Blood and Nervosa sys-
tem. Dislocations etc dw
Tke only eicluaive eve ear and nose
specialist In Territory
lyes treated and glasses properly fitted
i Offiee at drugstore Vinita
JAMBS 8. DA VENPORT
1 ATTORN EY-AT-LAW
Booms I and 10 new Halsell bnildltir
Vinita I. T.
Davenport ft Hail Attorneys-at-Law
d Rank bldjr Claremore. I. T.
E. A STUBBUFIELD.O.iTo
Office opposite pmt office In Oray-Hai-
sell bidg Vinita
O. C. Amundson M. D.
Physician and Surgeon
Phone 233. Calls answered day or
ai-ht. Office in Empire block.
The Cobb Hotel
& Barber Shop
Is now t he leading shop in the
town. Everything is strictly
I rat-clam. We are prepared
to do anything In the ton.vtrlal
line. Give us a rail.
FIN LEY and HAWKINS.
Get a Lamp
Ptiy ;ouf ttrocerifs of-
us and f et one of our
Parlor Lamps. The? are
Cos. Bros. 014 Man.!.
Phone) 73 Prompt Delivery
fume In the forenoon
I hu room is cool.
Very Lew Coach txcwralon Kstes Is
the Woild a Fair.
The M. K. & T. I!y. will sell coach
icursion tickets to St. ImiIs and re-
turn daily etcept Fridays and Salur.
days until Noveuiber .Mh at ll.fM
l"er children half the standard one
way rate will be charged. Ilapge
checked under usual condition. Anr
iliifitrmaf Lin cheerfully fiirniiiiH ty
lateiit. . A. KabthIno Aft.
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