The Daily Chieftain. (Vinita, Indian Terr.), Vol. 2, No. 194, Ed. 1 Tuesday, May 15, 1900 Page: 1 of 4
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THE DAILY CHIEFTMI
VOL. 2 NO.U94.
VIN'ITA IN D. TER. TUESDAY EVENING- MAY lb 1900.
PRICE 10c WEEK
WANTS HER ADDRESS.
CHEROKEE CUNSUS-"NEW DATES
Information of a Kansas Girl
E. E. Wilson of Akron Nebr.
sends toe Kansas City Star a clip-
ping from an 'unidentified news-
paper and says he will pay $5 for
the address oi the girl who wrote
the essay therein quoted. The
clipping is nslfollows:
"Kan-safl 'has the reputation ' of
producing peo;i"e leniently styled
peculiar and on of these in the
eyes os Miany is a recent sweet
girl graduate. 'Others there are
w h o con sid er th egirlexceptionally
level heeded. rAl any rate she is
a refreshing-change from the usual
graduate with her twenty page
essay r-he had been given by her
teacher the theme 'Beyond the
Alps Hiee Italy! -and this is what
the astonished preceptress and
her other 'Class matt-s heard as she
catue "to the front of the platform.
" 'lido noUcare a cent whether
Italy 'lifl beyond the Alps or over
in Missouri. L do not expect to
set tfoe river-onire with my future
career. I ami glad 1 have a good
very good education but I am not!
going to misuse it by writing
poetry or essay 8 about the future
wotun. lit will enable me to cor-i
rect tine grammar of any lover Cj
may jhave should he speak of
'dorg"'in.my presence; or say h
went somewhere. It will also
come Jmndv when I want to figure
out bw. many pandsof t.oap
worufcc 'Can get lor three dozes
egga atthe grocery. So I do not
begrudge the time: I spent in ac-
quiringiit. But my ambitions do
not fiyao high tjjust want to
marry a. man who can 'lick' any-
body otf'his weight in the town-
ship r4o.can run tn eighty acre
farm odho has no female rela-
tives Vo-aome around and try to
boss tb-e tfanch. And I will agree
to cook gMd dinnemfor him that
wont send him to an.early grave
and laritrhiupon hima whole lot
of wholesome affection and see
that his taeor hasn't teen used to
cut broom wire when 4ie wants to
shave. In -view of ftll titis I don't
care if I "o ft a Httl rusty on
the ruta f "three and kiadred sub-
jects as the years go by.
WAS IT 3E.ICIDE OR A3KE?
Last Sad fkaajce Found Ic a Beer
Bottle la the Verdigrfe
The following tiote was found in
a corked beer fcottle take from
the Verdigris ri-ver a few .miles
of Coffey ville ear the motHh of
Possum creek iast Wedn3day
day morning: 'The finder of this
note can find my tody below .the
Coffey ville dam."( The bottle was
taken from the rir by a fisber-
caan who turned it over to the ciiy
marshal of CofTeyif le who is nam
working on the case. The moi-
cage would infer that suicide had
bei done but no body has been
foutod in the river lately and the
affair is considered a joke.
Will Begin July 9 and Continne Tc
The Dawes commission did i;ot
begin taking' the census of fhe
Cherofce-e nation May 14 as hurt;-
tofore Announced. By dtrectio 1
of ihn'i epartnierii of the intetior
all. 'dates heretofore announced
have "been canceled and theccom-
mission has .given notice that it
will fee at the following places in
the 'Oberokeerr:itioii on the dates
mentioned 'forthe purpose of tak-
ing censuS'Of all citizens of the
Cherokee nation in accordance
with the ruleff furujerl.v announced:
Fi Hand -July' 9 to 13; Westville.
Juty 16 to 20-Slillwell July 23 to
27:;lBu:ich.Ju.ly 30 'mi August 3;
ShIichw August G to 10; -Muldrow
Augunt 13 to.17; Ft.Gibson August
DfltoSl; Tryor Creek September
4;) to 34; V-iiiiiH September 17u28;
Wrlcn October 1 10 5; T$nrilevili.
3':iolier 8 to 12; Nowhih 'OctMild-r
i'G to 19; OolapHh October 23ju26;
Clarettiore October 29 to Novhiu!-
er'9; ChIoonh November 12 to 16;
"Clielsea November 19 to 23.
lESYCHOEOGY1 OF. FISHES.
Th Oeage oil compaay operat
ing near Bartlesville has made its
first shipment of oil to ihs Stand-
oil co'iij.uiy's refinery at Neode-
chk.'Kao. The Osage company
'has dri'ii J federal deep wdls in
that eetti -.: i.-ut only a few l;ave
proven j-nSuUe. The hipnint
consisted oi". J barrels ad oJJ
at U a bard.
An ilntwreaftngr Experiment IProven
IThut itheCTPBtare Cim'Ar rn
Numerous .'facta witness inus. vague
way 'to the. ability of fishes' to profit
by experience and fit their behavior to
lT-uationH unprovided for by fhelr In-
nate' nervous equipment. All the phe-
:nomena -shown! by Ashes as Che re
taiilt. of TamiBjrare of course -of this
ort.lbiit. sueh.'f acta- have not been ex-
tenough to" make clear mental or
mervous processes involved in airch.be-
!iair rarr simpie enough to be avail-
aibie wt deiMonstrations of nuch
The icommonfrfundulns waahosen
tand'the fish was! kept in an antiqua-
s'iuru. The spaoe at one end tras tihad-
Q 'from-the aitrirby a cover and all
ffootl was dropfiid in at thla end.
.Along- each slde.tff the aquarium were
ffiwtened paira dVtleata allowing the
experimenter to put across it jpartl-
ioia of -wood ghsas or wire screening.
Thaao partitions wen made rack with
an (opening at acme part and then
fbe experiments mvere begun. When
the IfiSh wi8 canned to leave a aliady
orner. and swim ip the sunny end by
putting1 the slide ithout any opening
in lbt!oind him antii moving it (rer.tly
tip "toward the forward end the op-
portuiiity was given for observing ttihe
animal behavior t good purpose.
This (fish dislikes 'Wie sunlight arid
triefl-to-go back to fiie shaded portion.
He swam against tl eereen bumping
a-gainst Bt here and 'there along tVe
hot tout; wccasionally 'he Btopped and
remained still for awdile. Sometimoa
he would rise up tonsrd the top of
th water especially wvhile awimininf
up and liownthe length of the screen.
The screen used in tiie ftrst experi-
ment was out away alightly at the
upper eorner so as to ieave an open-
ing so Ihnt the slide somewhat re-
sembled a leftter with a postage stamp
on It th jwnge stamp representing
the apw-hire.. After the fifth had been 1
That's the price per yard of the Handsomest Line ig
01 bm broideries you ever saw
for the price.
Choice of about 50 styles actual values 10c
and 15c per yard. The embroidery
bargains of the season.
. R. Badgett ler Co.
Clearing tlielKaty Right-of- Way.
The owoors of most of the build-
ings on th iKaty right of way in
this city are getting ready to move
them off foetween now and the
first of August next the time
agreed npo 'between the company
and ihofe soupying the land. Mr.
Swain has foeguti by moving the
house once occupied by Frank
Decker wh ihewas agent at the
Kay depot .ff. M. B. Fowler
will move hi dtiin photograph gal-
ery. Jo McGintty the famous base
ball pitcher has been at Krebs for
several days vkiting bis wife who
is a daughter of Mr. John Redpath
of that place. Sir. McGinity is
vwith the Brooklyn team this sea-
son and out of 6 games he has
lost but one. Hi 'last game was
.against Cy Yancey tthe St. Louis
pitcher the score standing 5 to 4.
Mr. McGinity will -return to the
territory in July an pitch a game
t Watch Repairing
I Jewelry Repairing
Engraving Plain Ornamental
t Promptly Executed.
Fine. and complicated watch repairing a specialty.
j Motto: Not the cheapest but the BEST work at all
VAnita Ind.Ter. . Jeweler and Optician.
Now at Green's drug store S. Wilson St.
hre on the 4th. Socth McAlester
experlmntd wpon six or tightlmea I Cspital.
a day H wi tfound it awain against
the acreen Iteo jsnd less. He swam up
and down 14 Sewer and fewer timea
until finally hia only act wa ;to go to
the right hand de rise up amd swim
out. The fiah had clearly profited by
bis experience ad modified lus con-
duct to autt hie aituation for which
his innate nervous equipment &d not
definitely provide. He had la com-
mon language learned to gel awi
Every time a man tries to show off
mething is sure tr go wrong. Chl-
agfl Daily Xews.
The Dawes coiinnU hinn hnve
announced date in tic f'lnrtaw
and Chickasaw nation fr hearing
applications for enrllnint tti citi-
tenshfp. Whei two or thret- aregathered
together tliere may be organized
a deuuif r-tt'" cirb and l-et a
delegate U V n ArJ nit cmivtui-ion.
of it is our basis for the asser-
tion that there is no cough old
or croup cure made equal to Or-
loffs Russian Grippe Cure.
From all over the country
people write like this about it.
Boon to Mothers.
t"lm. Slinn . Ort. 19. IMC I huTc'Uen
uslHir In mjr family for rmicfit mid rnidn
Oiloff'n liiissinn lirtp" Care with tri-l-if
nti!.fi'fUn lmn anriliing I ever
lirw. It t a boon to ruuthi r. MtnK.
too Do go centi. Soi by
Peoples Driig Store
Purveyors of Ferfti t ProJ ji't.
Httf time ?ou want a neat clean rig
0 tO :
Want you horse boarded right? I "Well this is the place to
bring him; he will get careful attention.
-Cclcpbone Ho. 82.
Get the Bsst..
And Let Us Figure with You on
Good Dry Lumber
Sasht Doors Etc
m- -AT RIGHT PRICES.
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Marrs, D. M. The Daily Chieftain. (Vinita, Indian Terr.), Vol. 2, No. 194, Ed. 1 Tuesday, May 15, 1900, newspaper, May 15, 1900; Vinita, Indian Territory. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc775835/m1/1/: accessed February 22, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.