The Daily Chieftain. (Vinita, Indian Terr.), Vol. 2, No. 120, Ed. 1 Saturday, February 17, 1900 Page: 3 of 4
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POINTING Tfin WAY
"When ii brave admiral in war time prs
Inio mi ciu.my'n liarlior lit- knows that
fjf?T "'"- 7rm!rn the lii'e of every
f"i . . jl depends upon
! '. ; i. i 1 1 ....!
-i; . . ' ' courage. It is
'"Vi'yt - u tremendous re-
1 ff V S" ....... uil.flf'l.P . 0. 1
i v V yet he cannot feel it
. p ' 2 any iiiuic ulcjji mm
T' 'i V." trnlv than a eonscien-
'A!'5 tiou physician feels his
I responsibility for the lives
of those who ore depend-
ent upon his professional care and skill
lie feels that his duty demands more
than a mere routine stereotyped interest
in his Mtients; he feels that his work it
a serious matter; that it is often a ques-
tion of life and death.
"You hav my ninny hurt -ft It tliauk for
vour It iiully advice to mr in niyiirkinjnn" write
Vlrs. Cluuit Nclnon.of Pico llri(ht I.oi An jr.
lr Oil. Hin JI ill a cordiul lcllfr to Dr. K. V.
Fierce of Huflalo N. Y. "A1j for your book
which 1 received two yer go and which I
could not do without. It ia all the Doctor I
have hail aincr I got it. I had female trtfttbla
and lr. Pierce 'a Favorite Preacrintion together
with the advice givau in bia book cured nit of
five yeara' aickneaa. I thought my daya would
aot be long but your kinducaa and medicine
would not let me die."
For more than thirty years Dr. Pierce
lias occupied a grand and most unique
position for benefiting his fellow beings :
As chief consulting physician of the
great Invalids' Hotel and Surgical Insti-
tute of Buffalo. Almost countless thou-
sands have sought bia services and ad-
vice both in person and by letter.
"He is one of tl beat men in th
world" said the late President Garfield.
" and he is at the head of one of the best
medical institutions in the world." Dr.
- Pierce's great thousand-page illustrated
Common Sense Medical Adviser " is sent
free for a I one-cent stamps to par the
bare cost of mailing or for handsome
cloth-bound sopy 51 stamps. He makes
no charge for consultation by mail; he
only requests that sufferers will state
their cases to him fully freely and in
firfect cwafideace. Address Dr. K. V.
.Pierce 663 Main Street Buffalo N. Y.
A W. FOREMAN
' Physician & Surgeoi
Office In Pattern Building
Vlflltav 1 1 KealdenceM
QHAS. W.DAY D. D. S.
Gold crown and bridge work"
Office OTur Plrst Kaf Bank. VINITA I T
QB. A. M. OLINKBOALE3
PHYSICIAN and SURGEON
Office np italn In Raymond building. Reil-
denca between the two chnrchet at the Dr.
l'lles and other Bectsl troubles aupecialty.
Y H- KORNEQAY
Attorney at Law
and Notary Public.
Office In new lisleell Bid'-. VINITA I T
Will practice In all the United Statu Court
Aug uf the Indian Territory.
Established 18 Years Ago.
And keep posted or. the
events of the day touch-
ing' Indian Territory
The Work of the Dawes
The Allotment' of Indian
The Appraisement and the
sale of town lots.
Establishing of schools in
The Doings of the United
In short everything worth
knowing about the Indian
Si. 00 a Year
I n - Advance.
STANDARD SQUARE INCH
In llm latent Improved and uiest compline
H.vm.i'111 In llm world. Cull uml una II lit
rooms und 4 In Hie Mdlli-llau IniilUiiifc'.
K0S12 VU'KIUS JHjf'r.
N Fair and w.irmer tonifht and Sun-
day. Foremau's Drug Store for prescrip-
tions. Sam Motley returned from Joplln
tills morn in g.
Two dourees below zero at 7 o'clock
Drug's and window glass at Fore-
man's. liillle Sirus returned from Falrland
this morn 1 111;.
People's Drug Store they hate the
betr fresh drug.
Guss Nichols keeps the best meat
in the city. Try him
Agent Ii. E. Walker returned from
Missouri this morning.
To have beautiful clear white
clothes use Red Cross Ball Blue.
Household goods for sale. See Mrs.
JohD Crockett East Wilson street.
MissMyttle Webb of the Jumbo is
contemplating at trip to St. Louis.
Eert Cross Hall Hlue delights the
laundress. Largejpaokage only 5 ct
A. M. Brock has one of the finest
Bush &Gerts pianos ever brought to
VI nit a.
Marriage licence were issued today
to Jess Gutnn and Miss Eena Vickers
A divorce was granted Martin L.
Stokes and Mattle V. Stokes of At-
Ott Smith returned from Tahlequah
yesterday and went home to Fairland
last night. 1
Mr. Fitzgerald of Teonesee has
accepted a position as night dark at
ihe Cobb hotel..
Sam Frazler has purchased a very
desirable saddle horse from Mr. Gx
on the Bracket Tarift.
Rev. A. J. Essex who has been
traveling in the Interest of Bacone
university is In town.
A. L. Churchill returned this morn-
ing frora a two weeks' stay on the St.
Louis and Chicago markets.
Rev. F. G. Roberts of the Christian
church will preach at the Methodist
church south tomorrow evening.
J. 0. Gray sold the green cottage in
the uorth part of town to E. N. Rat-
clflf. It will be occupied by G. M
Backache Sprains Bruses Cuts
Rheumatism speedily cured by using
Hunt's Llgntning Oil Failing money
Judge Clingan came up from Chel-
sea on last night's train the first
time he has been in Vinita for several
Miss Pauline Kelly gave a birthday
party yesterday afternoon. Some
very dainty little invitation cards
were sent out.
Tabler's Buckeye Pile Ointment is
no panacea but is recommended for
piles only. Tnese it will cure. Price
50 cents in bottles tubes 75 cents.
People's drug store.
Mrs. J. M. Lanagan and children of
West Fork Ark. arrived this morning
and will visit with her sister Mrs.
Out; Out a dose is ail we a.-k for
! ir. Simmons' Cough Syrup and we
an: pledged to refund the cost price
per bottle if il fails to do all thai is
claimed for it. You jret immediate
Indian Policeman Charley Howell
of Bluejacket was here yesterday en
route to Fairland with orders from
t'.ie Indian agent relative to enforcing
SO doses for 50 cents. Is the same
size of other t bottles and money re-
funded if Dr. Simmons' Couu'h Syrup
falls to give entire satisfaction. Try
It; costs nothing if not. satislied.
Urighl's disease is more dreaded by
physicians than any of the serious
disorders with which they have to
deal because of its insidious and ma-
lignant character. If prompt action
were taken when headaches urinary
disorders digestive troubles first ap-
pear much suffering and sorrow would
tx avertr-1. Prickly AsU Hitters will
quickly stop the spread of the dis-
ease quiet the inflammation heal
the kidneys and bladder trena'hen
and regulate tli liver and d:ivcpi-
sin and Imporit ir nut of the sy-te:n
bv c iri:nfc' tin b .e!. S iM 1 y
Chapman & l:riiy.
WRITING THE KAMK.
Oue Cannot Always Identify His
Expert Say No Man Can Safely U
I poo the Wllnree Stnut! and
Swear to Hie Una
The general opinion is that it la an
easy matter to Identify a signature
and there are few people who would
not sny with positiveness that they
could identify their own tig-natures
under almost any conditions. A discus-
lion by some lawyers the other day
makes it uppenr that a jierson. eariuot
at all be sure of his signature be-
cause of the nicety to which the
forger hns brought bis art.
One of the lawyers said that no
man could safely go upon the witness
stand and swear that a signature
shown him was hi signature. He
claimed llint in the identification of a
signature a person was largely Influ-
enced in his decision by the quality
of the paper upon which the signa-
ture was .written and by what pre-
ceded or foMowed the signature. If
the name was written on a blank piece
of pnper like that in common use.
the luwyiy claimed that a witness
could not swear with any degree of
potUtiveneas that the signature was or
was not his own.
In support of his argument the
lawyer said that handwriting experts
claim that no person can write his
name twice exactly alike" and that
any litigation where signatures are in
dispute and two signatures ' appear
that are exactly alike the experts will
pronounce one of them a forgery. It
may be true that in general conform-
ation two signatures may be alike but
in saying that no two signatures were
ever made alike the experts mean .
that the loops of the letters and the
distances between them will not be
the same distinctions which can be
determined only by a system of close
measurements. In support of this
theory the experts take the case of a
farmer who is in the habit of going
from his house to his barn at about
the UBual time every morning. Tney
say that not once in 100000 times will
he walk in exactly the same tracks.
Another lawyer told of an expe-
rience he had in the trial of a case
In Tolland county 2S or 30 years ago.
A note was in contest and a question
.was raised as to the genuineness of the
signature. George P. Bissell was called
as a handwriting expert. He testified
that the signature on the note was a
genuine signature. For the purpose
of testing his ability as a handwriting
expert while on the witness stand
he was given a piece of paper and
asked to write bis name three times.
A blank space was left between the
signatures. Mr. Bissell did not know
for what purpose he was asked to
write his name and after the paper
had been handed to the lawyer who
examined him it was given by the
lawyer to an expert with the pen. The
expert wrote the name of Mr. Bissell
on the paper three times and after
this was done Mr. Bissell was recalled
to the witness stand and the paper
containing the six signatures was
handed him. He was asked to point
out the signatures that he had writ-
ten. Be endeavored to do so bnt not
one of the signatures he picked out
as having been written by himself was
his writing. The three he selected
were written by the pen expert.
Reference was made during the con-
versation to a trial which recently oc-
curred in Washington where a wili
was in contest. Several experts on
handwriting who testified at the trial
claimed that the will was in the hand-
writing of the testator. It was
proved however that the entire will
had been traeed. One of the relatives
of the deceased had found many of the
letters of the deceased. Words to put
into the will were taken from the dif-
ferent letters and by a chemical proc-
ess reproduced in the document which
made the will. John Sherman's name
was sijrned by one of the witnesses ot
the will and it was also proved that
the signature had been taken from a
signature which Mr. Sherman had
placed in an article in Gen. Grant's
"Memoirs of the War."
The conclusion which the lawyers
came to when the di.-eussiou ended
was that it is not such an e.;y matter
to identify sipnatures a many peiple
magine. Hartford (Conn ) C'oorant.
"lie asked me to marry him."
"A r.d you accepted him?"
"No. Idiot that I was. 1 asked for
"And vliat did he ay?"
"He sa'd he'd i.'ie me a year."
"Ah! And what did you say?"
"I saw my mittuke. 1 said tvodajs
would be pleutj. Iut he wouldn't bear
to it. He r.id io woman could rrcA up
her miid in mt h a fhort 1." "lie
renllv itieiH npco try t.-.ki; t six
morth. We l':''.i' y c n-prcmi'td en
30 da ."
"! r. .'K M-.. it- .t p!fy-r.-.cd l"m-
lpt::; L' M '' " : r Xt Pf k."
t ie 11 iat C : P fr.
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Fiji? ASH BITTERS)
l Quickly removes these Symptoms Strengthens the Stomach
V Cleanses the Liver and Bowels and Promotes Funo
tional Activity in the Kidneys. A few doses
will restores Health and Energy
in Body and Brain. 1
. SOLD BY ALL DRUSGISTS.
v . Price $1.00 Per BotUs. s f
CHAPMAN & BRIGGS Special Agents
WilbiiPton Liimber CoER'y
New Yard and aiNew Stock of the Best
an.-i Cheapest -Lumber to be !:ad in the
country. VVe can supply you wants in
Biiildiog Materal al LouJesf Prices.
Let us figure with you on the next bill of
lumber y u Ivy. Our' prices are lower
th in our competitors and
OarJIHatepials are the Uery B?sf Obtainable.
V.'Ai-'jw-f- o Hi t
FOR KANSAS CITY
....AND 5T. LOUIS
and all points in
FOR FORT SMITH 4.IT.'i-
ROCK & HOT SPRINGS
and all points in Louisiana Ar-
kansas and Texas. Klegant day
couches and Pullman Huffet
Sleep; n' Car.
H. C. TOWNSEND
i"io fiis. & Tkt Ajrent. St. Louis
KittM zr.i Esst
5Ll. KILLS V:s:i!;iCiT.
l&OiiUwIWkl f -i Vfj
liwlr IfXIUtl Watif lfii.il. y W. I
. ... patcM. t.p.k kASiis v ...
vr I RATION.
irpii livfr and a closed condition In
) mean the giural health is below
: is seeking to obtain control.
Th? Indian Chieftain
Does all Kinds of
Let ub figure with yotf on your
next order. We can make the-
price low and the quality high.
THE "KATY" FLYER.
PRINCIPAL CITIES OF
vs::er ctfet sleefe's
KATY CllftlD Gil-5
i OPERATED BY THE COMPANY.
' ft'PERiOR MEALS
1 Fifty Cztnr
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Marrs, D. M. The Daily Chieftain. (Vinita, Indian Terr.), Vol. 2, No. 120, Ed. 1 Saturday, February 17, 1900, newspaper, February 17, 1900; Vinita, Indian Territory. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc776187/m1/3/?rotate=270: accessed July 21, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.