The Durant Weekly News (Durant, Indian Terr.), Vol. 12, No. 9, Ed. 1, Friday, March 2, 1906 Page: 1 of 6
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DURANT CHOCTAW NATION INDIAN TERRITORY FRIDAY MARCH 2 1006
Farmers National Bank
OF BURANT Ifffl. TE.
Capital - - $60000.00
Surplus arid Undivided. .Profit ioooo.o
X'CT.RIiNKRPKKaiDKNT - ' ' "
T. J. PKRKINS YIOK-PRKaiQKNT
0. II. HARDIN SMITH CASHIER
A. C. Riwer O. H. Colbert
T. J. Perkins T. R. Laadera
A P. Bkwkwell D. B. Pugh
J. M. SoweU W D. Keiraey
C. H.Hardin Smith
Promptness Courtesy and Consideration
Our Policy. Our Stock Is Owned By
v Local People.
The Farmers' business
attention and consideration
TERRITORY TOWNS PROTEST
Do Not Like Being' Passed
the Katy Flyer.
The new order of the M. K!. &
T. railway company that tho two
flyers will not stop at Pryor
Creek and Caddo has aroused
muoh 'indignation in those two
towns. The flyers nave ooen
stopping there heretofore and
' now the citizens claim the towns
are greatly injured and the trav-
eling public greatly inconven-
ienced by the now prder. Both
towns will send delegations to tho
headquarters of the railrdad
company requesting that the fly-
ers be stopped there.
Knights in District Convention.
Caddo I. T. Feb. 27Tho
district convention of the Knights
of Pythias of this distriot helda
convention at the McCoy buildr
inglast night The seoretwork
of tho order was exemplified by
Grand Chancellor D. H. Lino-
baugh of Atoka. After the ex-
emplification of tho work which
was done at tho Castle Hall a
banquet was held where a pro-
gram was rendered by Caddo
people. A very large crowd was
in attendance from other sister
lodges in this distriot. Those
represented wore" Atoka Durant
Caney and Other towns. About
200 of the homo people were
Fresh cakes and cookies for
you at the Durant Bakery. 40-tf
f Investigate Our Elegant Line of 9
l Dining Room I
S Furniture at z
The Very tjyffl Displayed in the City 2
5 Special Prices Get Next Today 5
r W. B. Pettey furniture Co. f
M The Mouse Furnishers.
given the same careful
aooorded any of our
X Dress Is the Use of
Whether for social or business
correspondence and the op-
portunities for tho display of
individuality is almost un-
limited Ourstockot sta-
tionery is not only wall
ehosen but tho largest
in the city Our ro-
cent purchase of 3-4
of a ton of fine sta-
tionery places us
in position to
trade of Du-
rant by pro-
Larger assortment and
plaoing our prices 25o
to 6O0 per box under
Come and see the different
styles and get dur prices
I NORWOOD'S I
J BOOK STORE I
"Many extensively advertised!
remedies are failure when put to
tho test. Hunt's Lightning Oil is
an 'exception. Confidence in it is
nover misplaced disappointment
never follows its use. It is surely
tho grandest emergonoy remody
now obtainable. For outs burns
sprains aohos and pains I know
no equal." Geo. E. Paddook
! Doniphan Mo. tf
We sell 'cm cheap and keep
mum wedding rings. J. R. Jar-
OF FIVE TRIBES
AUrkh Joint Rejection te Centinw
Tribal Government Adopted.
Washington; Feb. 28: The Al-
drioh joint resolution amended
so that the tribal eovercaents will
Joontinue for at least a year was
adopted this morning by tho sen
ate and that means in all'proba-
bility that the billproviding for
the final disposition' of tho affaire
of tho Five Tribes will bo set
Mr. Clapp chairman of the
Indian Affairs Committee vpll
endeavor to get the bill up tomor-
row but it is not likely that the
senato will give any considera
tion to it; indeed tho expectation.
18 that it will bo set asido until
tho next session of this congress."0 '"""' .junu w u.u
Mr. Clapp when ho perceived-
the disposition of the senato
offered a resolution differing
from that of Mr. Aldrioh's only
in that it attempted to confer
on the Secretary of tho Interior
more power than hu now had
but it waa soon made apparent to
him that this could not be passed.
Mr. Bailey for one .remarked
that it. sought to give more
authority to tho secretary than
ho was willing to confer on any
one man and he added if it
were necessary to give suoh
jpowertoany one man he know
1 Of no one whom he would bo less
reluctant than on tho present
Seorotary of tho Interior'
The Aldrioh resolution will al
most certainly bo adopted by the
house. However dissatisfied it
may bo with this turn of affairs
it will hardly bd willing to accept
the responsibility for what would
follow the failure of all legisla-
tion on this subjeot.
The Aldrioh resolution as
"That the tribal existence and
government of tho Chootaw
fihinlrnsuw. Phnrnknn. Crneilr mA
Seminole tribes or nations of In-
dians in Indian Territoryare
hoioby continued in full force1
and effeot fr all purposes until
tho 4th day of Maroh 1907 un-
Ioes Booner provided by law."
ALLEGED JAILV BREAKER
Officers Dowell and McCarthy .Make
South MoAlester I. T. Feb.
28. Ed Jaokson colored said to
HaVq escaped from the Texas
penitentiary a short' time ago was
arreBt'ed' by Deputy Dowell and
Polioeman MoCarthy last night
and lodged in tho United States
Jaokson was found at tho resi-
dence of Will Lewis a negro liv-
ing near tho foundry. The offi-
cers bad been advised by tele-
gram that the man was probably
coming this way and a striot
watch was kept for him. Last
night the officers succeeded in lo-
cating Jaokson who coiro-
sponded with the description
and1 plaood him under arrest.
The Texas offioials havo boon
Nearlng the Shore.
It is said that Unole Dixon
Durant who has been slok for
the past five months is now lying
at the point of death with no
hopes of his recovery. His sick-
ness is largely oaused from hia
extreme old Ago and there is
barely a possibility that he can
Words of a' ailerife man
ever repeated in'tauA
MARIETTA DEMOCRATS ACTIVE.
MMtifi Htfi Last Night and Decided
te Draw Party Lines.
Mriett4 I. T. Feb. 28 A
spil meeting of the Democratic
club was kfcld here last night be-ing-'mlleclt
by President L. F.
BufcUr. The roll was oalled by
the' secretary F. B. Conrad and
the-ebjeot of the meeting: stated
by the president which was to
determine whether or not a pri-
mary elofttkm would bo held.
A" motion was mado that party
I'ni be -drawn and a primary
elebtion be held which was un-
animouljcarriod. The date so-
looted for holding the primary
election is Tuesday Maroh 13.
Speeohes wero made by the
following: Mayor B. C. Logs-
don d. H. Montgomery W. Y.
Morton and Prof. L. B'. Moore.
Run Over by Train.
Atoka I. T Feb. 28. Alfred
Lewallen son of J. W. Lowallon
of South MoAlester was run over
yesterday afternoon at tho south
end o tho Missouri Kansas and
Toxatf yards. He is a boy of
about 18.- - In explanation of the
acoident he says that he was
walkijng'along thotraok as a tram
was passing and that the motion
of thv-train made him dizzy; he
stumbled 'over a stono and fell
parially under tho train. His"
right leg was out off below the
.Negro Caught With Elk Pin.
Local Elks so says the South
Mrfvivster Capital aro consider-
ably wrought up over tho ap-
pearance of a negro hotel waiter
on the streets wearing an Elk
button on the. lapel of his ooat.
An- investigation proved the
negro bore a card J'om tho "Ira
proved OrderjaMSlks" at Dallas
a negro organizauou. a similar
lodge has been founded at Mus
kogee. Local Elks have served
notice on the waiter to disoard
whiob is tho regula
tion design of tho white order.
A few weeks ago James L. Al
Ion of tho Interior Department at
Muskeg" was in tho oity .and
whiloJiue appraised tho oity hall
lot at a value of 408. Parties
who had an interest in the lot are
making arrangements with the
department for the payment to
the U. S. Indian Agent of the
amount re(Juired to bo paid by the
townsite commission. as tho
friendly contest instituted some-
times ago among certain parties
has been' amicably settled and
been so reoorded.
Cherokee School Supervisor.
Muskogee I. T. Feb. 28. J.
Frank Redd principal of Jeffer-
Bon Third Ward Soliool of this
city formerly of Indiana was to-
day apppinted supervisor of
sohools for tho Cherokee Nation
by Superintendent of Sohools
John D Benedict to succeed B.
F. Copperek rosignod. Ho will
take up his now duties at onoo.
At The Police Court.
At the polioe court this morn-
ing two pentitents wero up bo-
fore his honor Judge Poole.
One paid $0.05 for disturbing the
peace. A lad of sixteen was up
for violating the curfew law. He
was let go after a good leoturo
from the judge.
A Timely Topic.
At this seasou of ooughs and
ooldsy it ip well to know that
Foley's Honey a and Tar is the
greatest throat and lung remedy.
It cures qujokly and provehta
sorious results frpm a cold. Owl
Drug Store pad Durant Drug Co.
T. E. PENDLETON
Durant National Bank
Capital Stock - -Surplus
Courteous and Liberal Accommodations
are Extende to All ' Our Customers.
RED OAK BANK
. IS ROBBED
Little Booty Taken Robbers Escapo
on a Hand Car.
South MoAlost'erj I. ft. ob.
27- United State's Marshal Prit-
ohard was yesterday morning
advised of a bold bank robbery
at Red Oak a small town east of
Wilburton on the Chootaw rail-
road. At 4 o'olook yesterday
morning tho robbers entered the
building and started their attack
on the safe. A family residing
in an adjoining building was
aroused by tho explosions and
when they arose they we're cov
ered with weapon in the hands
of Beveral ofthe gang of robbers
Fiye shots were fired before the
safe yielded. It is reported to
the marshal that only bank notes
were soourod while a parly from
Wilburton who armed this morn-
ing places the financial loss at
about $1000 besides tbo notes.
After accomplishing their work
tho robbers mado good their es-
p3pe4joing east on a hand oar
over the Chootaw railroad. There
is no clew.
If marriages are mado in
hpaven it is evident on the face
of the returns that divoroes are
arranged in tho othor place.
If the world owed every man a
living it would have been do -
olared bankrupt long ago.
OUR LINE OF
Is the very best ever shown in the
oity. Tbo construction iB perfeot.
The designs aro tho most artistio tho'
finish is tho most elegant. One of
them would ornament your home and
provo a continual souroei of pleasure
and convonionoo. Our prioo on this
lino must interest you. ..-
Durant Furniture Co.
J AS. R. MoKINNKY.
VOTE ON BONDS.
L$75000 Bond Issuo Lost in
ial Issuo at Tulsa.
Tulsa I. T. Feb. 28 Bonds
for completion of two sohool
buildings carried and for extend-
ing the sower system lost in a
speoial eleotion Monday.
Thfl nmflllnf aarar fnr ttna
875000 and a two-thirds.major-1-ity
vr3 necessary to carry. "'
The Louisville Commercial
Club is receiving daily hundreds
of names of former Kentuokians '
residing in other States and in
different countries who request
that invitations be sent them to
"Home Coming Week" in Louis-
ville June 13 to 17. The Com-
mercial Club underwhose aus-'
pices the event will bo given has.
already received several thous-
and names covering every State
and territory ifi this Union and
thirteen foreign countries. The
Commercial Club invites all Ken-
tuokians to send it. the names
and addresses of any frionds or
relatives who now reside else-
where. These names should bo
forwarded at once to R. E.
Hughes Seoretary Louisville.
A orew of ten men began-early
this morning tapping the water
main just east of the Wann Hotel
' with an inoh pipe for the purpose
' of. furnishing the depot with
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