The Daily Chieftain. (Vinita, Indian Terr.), Vol. 2, No. 120, Ed. 1 Saturday, February 17, 1900 Page: 4 of 4
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the b-M and
on the American market today. It
can be bad in any color hade or
quantity at the lumber office of
P. Q. Browning
Mgoso C:ty c '
Controversy not Approved.
Elder G. F. Rubens and the officers
of the Christian church want it under-
stood that they do not endorse the
controversy announced to occur Sun-
day at the M. E. church and opera
house t '
Going to Mexico.
Clem Rogers is going down into
New Mexico next week with a view
of locating a cattle ranch. If he suc-
ceeds in finding a place he will place
his son Will in charge of it and
stock it with cattle.
Two Insane Men Sentenced.
Judge Thomas sentenced Tone Ross
and W. L. Mason to the hospital for
the insane at Washington J.' 0.
yesterday. Both men are violently
insane and were so adjudged by the
.jury empaneled to pass upon their
. Hiss Roberta Campbell's Party.
; iProf. Dugger and Dr. Day. went to
Alluwe today to attend a home party
given by Miss Roberta Campbell at
the elegant home of her father J. E.
Campbell. They went by tail to Chel-
sea and then drove across the countrj-.
They will return tomorrow.
Judge Denison III.
The inanv friends of Judge Denison
will be sorry to leain that he suffered
u stroke of paralysis while writing in
his room at Galena Kan. last Satur-
day night. He is yet in a precarious
condition one whole side of his body
being paralyzed but the physicians
say he will recover - .
Mr. Wilcox Resigns. ( '
The Muskogee br passed very com-
plimentary resolutions on the resig-
nation of Orlando Wilcox as assistant
prosecuting attorney for. the Northern
district. Mr Wilcox has many
faiends in Yinita who regret exceed-
ingly to see bim leave. Ilis resig-
nation taken effect March 1st.
False Fire Alarm Today.
About 1:30 p. m. today an alarm of
of lire was given and at least one hiin-
ureci men starred lor me scene on a
dead run some on foot 'others on
borseliack and in wagons. Rumor lad
it that Jue Harris' dwelling was atlre
but when the place was reached It
was discovered to be only a flue burn-
The Whys and Wherefores
Andrew McDonald a Christian
minister from Kentucky will preach
in the opera house tomorrow aftenoon
at 3 o.clock. Subject; "The Christian
church." The public is invited to
hear Mr. McDonald. Rev. h. M. Neal
of the M. E. church will preach at
at the Congregational church tomor-
row night at 7:30 on "Why I left
the Christian Church." Roth have
ageed to this heretofore and the pub-
lick will no doubt be glad to hear
The Winter Carnival.
The ladies of the Episcopal Guild
have been arranging for sometime to
tfive an elegant entertainment and
- they are going to produce a carnival
at the opera boue next Friday even-
ing which will be one of the most
beautiful affairs ever given in Vinita.
About two hundred young !adie and
children will take part and a mrst
enjoyable evening is promised to all
who attend. A!l who enj y po. o
mu-ic arid fite "rccialty woik i-hiai.d
not fi ii attend.
TU i'Xl UY STOKE i painless lion bites
A chronic kicker is bad ersou -). .;;
a fit'.t'i.ii;! cr.it.-lier iw !-.
t" mi'f.ne a wiu'e tS.a.-i 4
Ilirit'sdre c u?tt f r ...
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A P-n I'lnuri' hi '..! Interior and
thr iin r-'-M-r 11 H I'a Irons
-KIUICI1 Of It
S O y . I ff .
Tlcture to yourseli a lofty room 80
feet wide and 130 feet long the walls
and the ceiling sheathed with brown-
grained pine. Thus begins the de-
scription of an Alabama cross-roads
Counters run down the two long
sides of the room and the walls are cov-
ered with shelve filled to the ceiling.
Every inch of shelf room is packed
with goods and the great floor space
is filled with mors goods piled upon
tbe floor or upon stout tables set
so closely together as to barely leave
A dozen or IS men hurry about
among tbe piles of goods waiting on
The desk of the proprietor is piled
high with samples of cotton each
sample neatly rolled in brown paper
and the proprietor himself is pretty
constantly engaged in examining new
samples and fixing a price which may
vary by minute fractions of a cent on
a pound usually according to tbe
cleanliness with which the crop has
been picked tossing the sample on the
desk with the others If the planter
accepts his offer or handing tbe
brown paper roll back to him if he
November is the busiest month but
the rush keeps up with little inter-
mission from September to March.
The sales of a store like the one I
have described will run from $50000
to $100000 a year and in this one
town of not more than 1000 inhabit-
ants there are six such stores.
Fayette though 80 miles west of
Birmingham on the line of the rail-
road ' which connects Birmingham
with the west is the busiest town
between Eirmingfiam and Columbus
Miss. ' Ten thousand bales of cotton
are marketed here every year and the
trade which this represents is drawn
from a widely surrounding country.
An Alabama country store in cot-
ton market time boasts of its ability
to meet any demand upon its re-
sources. As one man here told me:
"We can furnish anything from a
needle to a to-horse lumber wagon."
I started 01ft to make a brief in-
ventory. . A row of cook stoves stood
nearest tbe door and' on them a pile
of bright-colored rugs a baby car-
riage and a boy's toy wagon.
Beside a group of eening machines
was a long table heaped with un-
bleached sheetings. Under the table
was a pile of rough andirons for this
is a country where fireplaces still
A showcase near was filled with
women's trimmed hats. Just beyond
were a stack of brooms 50 kegs of
nails some chamber sets against
which leaned a dozen cross-cut saws
and a pile of boxes of tobacco nnd
near by were linen collars of good
style and excellent linen handker-
chiefs tit reasonable prices.
Placed on the 'lour near the door
a big empty 'box perhaps two feet
high aod with an old blanket thrbwn
in it. attracted my attention.
While I was wondering why it had
been left there where every inch of
space seemed to be utilized a family
party came into the store one of a
dozen such in town at that time for in
cotton market season the women and
children come to town almost as sure-
ly as the men.
The woman of this party carried a
baby about a year old. Evidently she
did not propose to be bothered by the
child while she was doing her yeir's
shopping for aha promptly deposited
it In the box I have described and gir-
ing it a big red apple to play with j
left it there to take care of Itself while !
she accompanied her husband about 1
the store. ;
I was interested in noting the re-
suits of an investigation as to tbe
places where the goods sold in this
southern store are manufactured.
I found that the stoves were cast
in Memphis; the soap of which tae
were f'om 50 to 100 boxes piled one
on top of another was made in Nash-
ville; the unblesched cotton was made
in Anniston Ala. and a considerable
quantity of the cHeap cotton dress
goods time from the mills at Tueea-
loosa in the same state.
The hearts of the nail kejjt showed
thst their contents were made in Ash-
land. Tbe rolled oats were milled and
packed at Birmingham. The boots and
shoes were manufactured in Et. Louis.
Atlanta and Nashville; the furniture j
in Memphis and the tinware in Mem- j
phis and Atlanta.
The floor naturally rame from Et.
Louis and the tobacco frcia Virginia.
The clotliirtr. of whii'b a wry large
ftxk wjs carr'c-. was manufactured
in I.oti!f;;. 8r the brooms were
m -fie in the n-je cifv.
The c-n'y :.r;' wM-h I fmirl
1.' tr-? a r -.- err. 'n-' ri ror :
l.a.atloD. Rxprrlrnerd ly Men Who
lime Had llni-onn ler In
' (he Juoitlr.
The attacks of the lesse.- enruivora
smaller in proportion to man nre fre-
quently very painful but matters are
' so ordered that the bite of a dog or a
j ferret is usually more painful than
the injuries inflicted by the jaws of a
lion. The instances quoted are very
numerous and striking and probably
grouped according to locality or the
species of the attacking beast. In
Komaliland the experiences of the bit-
ten are supplemented by Capt. Abud
the resident at Herbera who has had
a long experience of cases English and
native as most of the former unless
killed outright which very seldom
happens are brought to Berbera.
lie states that "the view that no
actual pain is suffered at the time
: seems almost universal. In most cases
it would- seem that there was no
i knowledge of the actual contact even
I in the first rush of a lion much less
of any pain experienced from tooh
1 wounds." This was the view not only
ot the English but of natives. In one
or two cases where consciousness was
entirely lost the person "came ' to"
while the lion was still standing over
him a period of complete anesthesia
and unconsciousness having in-ter-veneR
But more commonly those
who have been attacked and have re-
covered are conscious all the time
and if they suffer at all do not feel
acute pain. This may be accounted
foi partly by the shock given by the
charge which forms the usual prelim-
inary to being wounded. A lion comes
at the enemy at full speed galloping
low and dashes a man standing up-
right to the ground by the full im-
pact of its body. Maj. Inverarley.
states that "thy claws and teeth' en-
tering the flesh do not hurt so much
as you would think" but that the
squeeze given by the jaws on the bone
is really painful. When knocked over
he was still keenly conscious and felt
none of the dreamy sensation experi-
encey by Livingstone.
Maj. Swaine struck down by a lion-
ess: going at full gallop was uncon-
scious for some minutes and did riot
know what had happened till he found
himself standing up after the ' acci-
dent. "I . felt no pain" "he writes
"not I believe owing' to any special
interposition of Providence but sim-
ply that the shock and Jc33 of blood
made me incapable of feeling it. There
was.no pain for a few days till it was
brought on by the -swelling of my arm
011 the 12 daysV ride to the coast."
Capt. Noyes attacked in the same dis-
trict by n lion in 1S95 was charged
down and bitten until the creature left
him-probably when attacked by his (
sernnts. His hand was badly bitten
but he "was not conscious of any feel-
ing of fear or any pain whatever
probably because there was no time
but he felt exactly as if he had been
bowled over in a football match and
nothing more." A far worse accident
was that which befell Lieut. Vandezee
in the same year near Beira. ' The lion
charged him down in the usual wav
and mangled bis thighs and fractured
one of -Us arms. "During the time the
attack u me by the lion was in prog-
ress" he writes. "I felt no pain what-
ever ul'houjrb there was a ' distinct
feelin? of being- bitten that is I was
perfectly conscious independently of
sreing the performance that the lion
was gnaw ing at me but there was no
"I may mention that while mv
thighs '.er being gnawed I took two
curtridges onfc of the breast pocket of
my shirt and threw them to the Kaffir
who was hovering a few- yards nway
telling him to load my rifle and im-
mediately the lion died and rolled off
me I scrambled up and took a loaded
rifle nnd fired at the rorcass." Lon-
3!.' R s. y$ 4m
(Trade Mark.) g
Our trade is gradually increasing: on this line g
of goods. Every package of goods under these !rV
labels represents the finest quality of goods that
Ferndale Salmon 'in'r
" percan JiJL
Ferndale Salad Dressing-
per bottle 35
Ferndale Queen OHve9. . . ff
per bottle o
Ferndale Maple Syrup. . .
' per bottle 5"
Ferndale Tomato Catsup
per bottle -2
Richelieu Lunch Ovsters
Ferndale ht.rawoeme!.. . .
per can &J-
. r -
Ferndale lied Raspber
f ernaaie lstacKoerne.
per can jLJ lZr
Richelieu Lemon Kllnf
Peaches per can
! Send us your orders; we will do our utmost &
55! to please you and will guarantee everything as gj
represented. Yours for business
- "PHONE 17.:
JUMBG STORE f
The tsee Jewelry Dtore.
J Boys' Watches at $1.-V
.Lao ler lioia tinea
t Clillrts' Solid Gold Rings
I for '
Ladies' f-olld Gold Klns
; from $1 00 to 10.00
w vi .. sin mi
V m iu iie ni
Gents' Wutches from......f5.0u up
i Will be Pleased to Show You Any Watch or Ring
Fine aud complicated Watch Repairing aSpeciiilty. !
Motto-"'ot the cheapest hut the BEST work at all times." j
1 Near Postoffice.
Jeweler and Optician.
Hn? time ?ou want a neat clean rlfj
Q0 tO .
- Want you horso boarded right? Well t-liis is the place u
bring him ;Aho will got careful attention.
Xclcpfconc 1-1o. 82.
Sfw DtIp for opllflr..
The latest and moit iceenious devie
of the female shoplifter is a third arm
I5eware' of the woman with three armt
The three-armed woman wears a cap
or a thawl. She affects the demure hak
it of holding her hands two of thenj-
clasped in front of her. The third ar.
meanwhile is stir-icg about deftly
among the counter end drawing ajr
detachable articles into a vo!uminou
pocket in the skirt or another in ths
lining of the cape. The originator o
tte dTice is DtnTer woman. The ex-
tra arm is of wax and it is the dtiicat
hand belonging to this arm that i
clasped in the right.' The bona Cde left
arm is bard at work behind the bogus
one. ' It behooves all saleswomen to
watch for this activa third arm. N. V.
That Throbbing Headache.
Would quickly leave you if you
t.-cd Dr. King's ew Life Tills.
T uiuaras of sulTerers Lave proved
;heir nutrhie- ni'-nt for Sick and
Nerv .ui head jch. . Thry make pure
y" and strong items arid
b iii-J up your I raltb. K-isy to t.ike.
'i'.y it .in. Ot.'y C'.vl. M'-ucy l;n k
1; i.-.. 1 c ir-l. S t y A. V. 1"-Tcni-in
a- 1 !-;:. I1: l;c.
W? Can Please the Most Faslediotis.
Jtst Arrived at
J. A. FULP'S
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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/m1/4/: accessed September 23, 2017), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.