The Vinita Daily Chieftain. (Vinita, Indian Terr.), Vol. 7, No. 263, Ed. 1 Wednesday, August 23, 1905 Page: 4 of 4
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MAY " RELEASE
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Liberty Ladies' College
A Suburb of Kansas City
Exceptional advantages in Literary Instruction.
The most thorough Conservatory of Music and Arts in
the west. Instructors full graduates of the Royal Con-
servatories of Europe. Healthful Beautiful and Con-
venient location. Thorough equipment. Our Motto:
"Everything the Best."
D. A. SHARP C M. WILLIAMS"
I. T. Representative - President.
Katy Hotel Muskogee.
(Mr. Sharp will be at the Cobb Hotel Vinlta for a few days.)
Good Bread Ahead
I have just unloaded another
PRIDE OF PERRY
J. T. Ratcliff Grocer
- Phone 350
7 Have You Tried
The Gatewood Grocery ? That is the place to get
The Best of Everything to Eat.
Prompt delivery and nice fresh goods.
Excursion to Colorado
Via SANTA FE
Early in September the Santa Fe will run a low rate excursion to
Colorado. A through train of day coaches free chair cars Pullman
strndard and tourist sleepers. Each berth in Santa Fe sleepers holds
two persons comfortably. When so occupied cost to eacn person is cut
Write me if interested. I'll tell you est from your nearest station
date of starting and send you illustrated descriptive literature telling
what should be seen by every tourist. The Santa Fe is the Una with
the block signals and the rock-ballasted track. 'Tis the one on which
1 fancy serves all meals. Remember that.
W. J. CURTIS. Passenger Agent
The Atchison TopeHa d Santa Fe Railway Co.
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DO HOT ACCEPT CHEAP
ojivn the nnunnn
Intermarried Claimants in the
Cherokee Nation Can Re-
linquish Holdings In Fa-
vor of Citizen Mem-
bers of theJFamily.
The following order which is self
explanatory has been issued by Tarns
Bixby commissioner to the Five Civil
ized Tribes :
Department of the Interior Commis
sioner to the Five Civilixed Tribes
Muskogee Indian Territory:
"In the matter of the relinquish.
ment of selections of allotment or
portions thereof made by intermarried
claimants to citizenship in the Chero
kee Nation the records of this office
"That immediately after August 7
1902. the date of the ratification of
the Act of Congress approved July 1
1002 (32 SUts. L. "16) known as the
Cherokee Agreement the Commission
to the Five Civilized Tribes began the
preparat ion of the final rolls of citi-
zens of the Cherokee Nation Including
those who claim right to enrollment
in said Nation by reason of inter-marriage
with said tribe and from time
to time as soon as portions of said
rolls were completed transmitted
these schedules to the Honorable Sec-
retary of the Interior for his approval.
"That among the schedules so ap-
proved there were included the names
of eleven hundred and forty-five ( 1145)
who claimed the right to enrollment
as citizens by intermarriage of said
"That upon the opening of the
Cherokee Land Ollice at Vinita In-
dian Territory 1 n January 2 1902 ior
the reception of selections of allot-
ment and designations of homesteads;
"That in many cases t he intermar-
ried claimants including those who
had been finally approved by the Hon-
orable Secretary of the Interior and
whose applications were at that time
pending designated as their allot-
ments lands upon which were located
their home places their most valuable
holdings believing that there was
little doubt as to their final enroll
ment in view of the favorable action
thereon as to a number of said appli
cants by tfic Commission to the Five
Civilized Tribes and by the Secretary
of the Interior.
"That on February 24 1903 the Sec-
retary of the Interior referred the
rights of intermarried claimants to
fifizt-nshin in the Cherokee Nation to
the United States Court of Claims for
determination and at that time said
Commission was instructed to take no
further action in the matter of the
enrollment of such claimants until a
decision had been rendered by said
Court of Claims in the matter of their
right to enrollment.
"That on the 15th day of May l'JOa
the United States Court of Claims
rendered its decision holding adversely
to the claimants for e rollment as
citizens by intermarriage of the said
Cherokee Nat ion fid an appeal was
thereafter taken 1r .n said decision to j
the Supreme Ciu.x of the United
States where the matter is uow pend-
ing. 'That the Commission to the Fiv3
Civilized Tribes and its successor the
Commissioner to the Five Civilized
Tribes have received numerous appli-
cations from this class of claimants
petitioning that they be permitted to
relinquish their selections or portions
thereof which include their improve-
ments in order that so 1 e memU-r of
their family may be filed upon s lid
lands thus protecting them from
selection thereof by some stranger.
"It is further a matter of record in
this otlice thac many familiesof inter-
married claimants of said Na Jon have
completed their selections of allot-
ment and compliance with the re-
quest above noted will necessitate
favorable action upon applications to
relinquish allotments or parts thereof
heretofore made to citizen members of
families of these intermarried claim-
ants in order that they may Le filed
upon tracts containing the improve-
ments owned by and which have bu n
selected by said intermarried claim-
ants as their own allotment select ions.
"As many of these intermarried
claimantslhave had set apart to them-
selves from their holdings lands which
contain their most valuable improve-
ments and a refusal to prant their
prajerto relinquish said holdings in
faxor cf an enrolled member cr mem-
bers of their families may do 1 hem
irreparable injury and cause them to
lose valuable lmproemtrits owned by
. To the general announcement of the arrival of full lines for fall which will soon
appear Ave wish to say that advance shipments have been made of some items that are
timely even though the weather bo yet warm. As our lines are not yet complete we
only mention a few.
Light and DarK 5. 6 lOc
8J lOc per yard
Bleached (EL Unblched 5. 8i 1. 12c
4 for 25ci 3 for 25ci 2 for 25c
Cotton Plaids and Checks
5. 61 7i She Per Yard
A Word on Cottons
It may seem strange to learn that it is impossible to buy brown muslins out of
many wholesale houses but such is the case. There js a heavy shortage and cotton
fabrics are advancing daily in price. We were fortunate in buying heavily before the
present advances and until present stock is exhausted will give our friends the benefit
of the old prices. Our advice is to buy early and buy all you want as later you will
have to pay more.
No house in Vinita who did not have their brown
muslins bought six weeks ago can compete with us
A' good 36-inch L. L. Sheeting for 5c
A fine 3G-inch L. L. Sheeting for 1 - Cc
Extra heavy 30-inch AAA Sheeting for i- -7 l-2e
Extra heavy fine brown Sheeting for 81-3c
Staple Gingham Checks.. -5c 61-4c 7 l-2c
Our cottons were bought while cotton was cheap and will be sold at the low cot-
Buy Prints wHile they are 5c the Yard
Ue Goldiem IR."yile
The Store Where a Dollar Goes the Farthest
cise said filing is not contested said
intermarried claimant may relinquish
said tilings in favor of the citizen
member of his family.
"Second : That where an intermar-
ried claimant has tiled on lands con-
taining valuable and permanent im-
provements owned by him and all the
citizen members of his family have
completed theit filings lie may relin-
quish said selection made by or for
himself in case siiid filing is not con-
tested and a citizen member of his
family may also relinquish the filings
heretofore madeor so much thereof
as may be necessary to enable the said
citizen member to select in allotment
that portion relinquished by said in-
termarried claimant provided it ap-
pears to be to the best interest of said
citizen member so to do.
"Third: That before any applica-
tion to relinquish made by an inter-
married claimants of the Cherokee
Nation on behalf of himself or any
member of his family (such .applica-
tions to relinquish being made for the
purpose of setting apart to the citizen
member lands containing valuable and
permanent improvements owned by
and which heretofore have been se-
lected by such intermarriea claimant
shall be entertained it shall first be
required that an application .be Vnade
by the citizen member of his family
f jr the tract of land which' he desires
to relinquish in favor of said citizen
membe-; and he shall be further re-
quired to agree in writing that he
shah abide by such action as may be
had in the entire proceedings without
any regard whatever to the final de-
termination of his right to enrollment
by the courts the commissioner to
the Five Civilized Tribes or the Ie-
partment." "Tajh IIixbv Commissioner.
"Dated this 21st day of August
You havo more or less of it. Possibly it is with us. Such j
being the case you know something of our service. But if
not a patron woman t it ue weu ior you 10 owome out' 1
We Pay Interest on Time Deposits.
International Bank & Trust Co. V
Vinita In4. Tcr.
Capital - - $100000.00
Purebred N-otch Collies. Hive a few
nice puppies left and will be sold or
traded on favorable terms. 'Adds
2dw 4w (;. L. IIkxmtl Vinita I.T
"It is ordered: ;Kirst That where
an intermarried claimant has filed on
lands containing valuable arid perma-
nent irrprovenx nts owned by him and
there is a citi n rrcr.d.ercf his familr
to whrmj tnt ire f kctir.F;s of a'li.t-
:: us have net I en made a;; 1 in
Liverpool July 2.J. Fire broke out
this afternoon in the star line steam-
er "Oceanic" scheduled tosnii f-r
New York today. Kttc-ntof darr.-ue
not yet known.
LTr.n.-Fire t xtinuiil.e 1 with
fli.'ht lo '-.
Special Excursion to Denver
Round trip rate from Vinita to Denver Colorado
Springs and Pueblo
" . $15.15
On sale August 30th to September 4th 1905.
Stopover privileges in Colorado. .
A special through sleeper and chair car to Den-
ver. Will leave Vinita at 12:45 a. m. Sunday
For berth reservations and information address
W. H. DHCK L. W. PRICli
Agent D. V. A.
Vinita I. T. Joplin.
G A R. Encampment
Vili be held in I driver this y ar. Tne Smta Fe tickets on sale Aut
3-ith to Sept. 4th inclusive. A!L.onhTh original limit will he Sept. 12. an
extent ion to October " may be obtained.
The rate will be very low. Stopovers will be allowed at all points in
Colorado on wetboutrl trip an I between Ii'-nveranl I'licblo on return
trip. Kn route see Colorado's irrigated farms visit the immense si;rar
b?tt factories samrh- Colorado fruit arid yiw the l"-mi".e panorama of
This is the rock-ballad. l track route: the block signal line: the rail-
read serving Harvey n.eals.
XV. J. CURTIS. Piiienger Agent.
The Atchiion TopeK CD. Santa Fe Railwar Co..
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Marrs, D. M. The Vinita Daily Chieftain. (Vinita, Indian Terr.), Vol. 7, No. 263, Ed. 1 Wednesday, August 23, 1905, newspaper, August 23, 1905; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc775886/m1/4/: accessed June 21, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.