The Durant Weekly News (Durant, Indian Terr.), Vol. 12, No. 9, Ed. 1, Friday, March 2, 1906 Page: 3 of 6
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ImpovcHMl;i'il noil l:ko impov-
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If your blond is impoverished
your doctor will tell you what
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it tlio rich rod qorpuscles that
are lucking in it. It mny bo you
need p. tonic but more likely you
need u concentrated fab food
and fat is the- element: lacking
in your Hystom.
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It will nourish ami strengthen
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fail to do it. ScoII'h Emulsion
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where the body is wasting from
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o adults. '
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rience. "We Have Many Similar."
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a letter reoeiued from Mr. H. H.
Meyers of Stutgart Ark: "You
would greatly oblige me if vou
would introduce Hunt's Lightning
Oil at Miliidgeville 111. as I have
many friends and relatives there
in whom I am much concerned mid
I uuderstnnd tbe Oil is not kept
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of 'the bloody flux in less than half
an hour and ii cured my grand
daughter of a bad case of cholera
morbus in a very short time "
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you feel as though
thebottom had drop
ped outof your stomach.'
the penalty lor tne abuse you nave
i inflicted upon yourself by hastily-eaten
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Your digestive organs even though
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they resent ill-treatment. "
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correcting and curing all forms of stom-
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i It Instantly Imparts new life and vigor
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'druggist's nnd forestall tlio trouble.
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'.does not benefit you.
I Your posfol card reqnett will brlntr by return
matt our uew booklet "DR. CALDWELL'S
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Irmedy. Do it now
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on pateoUUllty tt yean1 practice. BUR- I
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PASSING RrFERENCKB. rot rree umoa i
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WABHinuTun a. s.
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you are paying
Miner Who Wandered Away From
v luck at Work in Mine.
Buok I. T. Fob. 23. Philip
Klesh who slipped away from
tho custody of friends last Friday
whilo under aborfation of mind
and who was sought by aaoaroh
ing purty composed ofhis rieigh-
bora and follbw employes for sev-
oral days was foutid in tho woods
south of Hartshosno yesterday
stark naked and brought back
Hero. ThiB'-morning seeming to
be fully reopvered hi) resumed
work fn the mines.
IHPORfAHfDEAL IS HADE
Walker Dry Goods Co. Sells Stock
to Penman Dry Goods Co.
From Saturday's Dally.
Yesterday afternoon saw the
closing deal of an important biis-
nosB transaction when "William
Ponman of Whitosboro Texas
purchased tho pntiro stook of the
Walker Diy Goods Co. in this
oity consideration approximately
boing 59000. Previous to Mr.
Penman's coming here ho was
about two years ago connected
with tho firm of Penman k Down-
ing and is favorably and well
known to this peoplo. Since the
last two years he has been inter-'
osted in a mercantile store at
Whitcaboro having only lately
sold his interest there.
Mr. Penman is intending to
keen rieht on with tho business
hero in Durant and will at all
times koop up with the footprints
of progress in tho dry goods line.
The.retiting firm bespeaks for
him all the patronage and o ur-
tesy shown thorn in the past.
IS ON TRIAL
FOR HIS LIFE
Harry Whitledge Charged With Mur-
der of Hiram Bowling.
From Saturday's Dally.
Harry Whitledge oharged with
tho murder of Hiram Bowling at
Coalgate I. T. on the evening of
May 14 1005 was placed on trial
in the Federal coui t here late last
afternoon. There are about
twenty-fivo witnesses to testify
and all of today was devoted to
tho case and will likely terminate
Monday morning. There are five
lawyers for the defense and two
for the pi080oution.
The jury hearing the case is
Joe Tolbert J. C. Krumpton W.
A. Smith John Ausley W. L.
Livingston "W. A. Lewis P. S.
Briggs Sam Chastine C. A.
Woodward J. T. Perkins J. B.
Higginbottom and W. M. Sand-
ers. The jury is kept under
guard day and night.
Tho story of the killing briefly
told is that Whitledge and Bow-
ling were men of families and
were neighbors and miners liv-
ing adjoining eaoh other at Coal-
eate. Trouble came up over
chickens an axo and apparently
general oussedness. On Sunday
evening May 14 they mot in tho
road in front of Bowling's house.
After a few words Whitledge
drow his pistol and shot Bow-
ling twice one bullet entering
the body and heart near the left
nipple and the other in tho right
hip. Bowling died in about
When a man wakes up fifteen
minutes before it isj time to get
up he owenrs ho. never slept a
wink all night
N. Nelson of Sterrett was ar-
rested by Policeman Tom Ander
son last night for abusive lan-
guage on the streets. He was
plaoed under a $25 band for ap-
pearance at police court thi
Customary Homage Paid to Memory
of Nation's First President.
Last afternoon at 3tl5 o'olook
Judgo Thos. 0. Humphry ad-
journed court for tho remainder
of tho afternoon session that the
court its attendants and visitors
might pay homage to the one
hundred and Bevonty-fourth birth
day of Goorgo Washington.
In tho opening of tho informal
oxorotees Judgo Humphry said:
"This is tho birthday of the
first President of the United
States and it is a .holiday."1 Ho
' was regarded - as suohlaniillus-
triOUB statesman that hisjJlrthday
was made a national hfliday. I
am going to call oh. 'a few of you
gentlemen to say a word in ro-
gard to the first President.
Three-fourths f a dozen of
speakeis prominont gentlemen
of tho bar wero introduced and
delivered" speeches most appro-
priate of the ocoasion and right
well did thoy please tho vast
audionoo whioh filled tho court
room. Tho Bpoakers camo in tho
D. A. Riohardson on "Wash-'
W. E. Uttorb'aok on "Washing-
ton the soldier."
Robert Crockett on "Washing
ton tho man."
Mr. Hoodenpylo on "Wasing-
ton tho father of libeity."
J. T. Molptosh on "Washing-
ton the man of fortitude."
J. Q. A. Harrod on "Washing
ton tho world's greatest charac-
C. H. Elting on "Washington
Frank E. Leeon "Washington
the .true man."
We regret that spaoe forbids us
giving the 'different addresses.
On Washington's birthday in
1005. the Federal court was in
session in Durant and it was'
then that Judgo Humphry estab-
lished the pteoedent and tho on-
tiro day was given to the cele-
bration of the great general's
birthday. The band waB there
tho ladies were there the house
was full and great was the day.
In giving these recesses of the
court that wo may celebrate
Washington's birthday Judge
Humphry shows himself to be a
most patriotio citizen and thus
endears himself into tho hearts of
this a patriotio poople.
Indian Appropriation Bill Favorably
Reported By (Houso Committee.
Washington Feb. 23. Tho
house oommittee on Indian affairs
has authorized a favorable report
on the Indian appropiintion bill.
The largest single item in the
measure is 8500000 to be used in
irrigation of the Indian lands
throughout tho country.
The bill among other things
authorizes Seoretary Hitohoook
in his discretion to issue a largo
number of patents in fee simple
to Indian allotteps. An appro-
priation of S200.000 is provided
for work now being conducted by
Tarns Bixby 8100000 fur Bohools
for whites and Indians 88000 for
roadB in Indian Tenitory and
810000 for the Whittaker Orphan
h me at Pryor Creek.' Altogether
the territory will receive 8507032.
The Chiloooo- sohool in Okla-
homa is authorizod to loase aboiit
7000 acres of its sohool lands
now in use.
Judge a man's oharitabler.8ss
by the way ho aotflwhen his wife
asks him for money.
Short's Cough Mtrdioine is tho
best raadg. Has no equal.
And How It is Divided Up for Different
i ' '
Washington Fob. 24. Tho
following items of interest to In
dian Territory aio found in the
Indian appropriation bill:
Whitakor School Pryor
Creek.I.T $ 10000
To enable president to
oarry out treaties .... 20000
Survoy and subdivision
Indian lands 15000
Removal of intrudors 4
Five tribes 20000
Speoial clerical force
Union Agonoy I. T. 10000
Investigation louses In-
dian Territory 10000
Romoval restrictions In
diai Territory 18000
Indian Territory ... 10000
Suppressing liquor traf-
fic f 10000
Support of Indian
Chilooco School in Okla
sohools . T 100000
Dawes Commission 200000
WANTS TO BE
Ten-Year-Old Marion Rushing Intro-
duced to the Bar.
Marion the ten-year-old son
of Dr. and Mrs. G. M. Rushing
of this oity has a natural desire
to become a lawyer a real live
When Federal court convenes
Marion begin to play "hookey"
from sohool and he anvariably
makes a "duok" for tho court
rcom. Artivingat the door tho
little gentleman pulls offhi9 hat
passoa to a seat close up front
and there takes it all in. He
gives 01030 attention to tne re-
marks and aotions of the judge
and jury tho attornoys and pris
oners misses nothing.
Yesterday morning Marion met
Judge Humphry in the hallway
and ho politely acoosted the
Judge in this manner: "Good
morning Judge Humphry; I
have come to attend your oourt;
I want to bo a lawyer."' Judge
mimpnry escorted tne "young
lawyer" into tho oourt and intro-
duced him to the bar. He was
given a warm welcome and tak-
ing a seat beside Prosecuting At
torney Lee proceeded to swal-
low all the occurances of tho
Marion has it in him to make a
lawyer. Ho really-is one now
Tonio is sold on
DRAGGED THROUGH MUD
Vanhoy Victim of Runaway
'Horse Last Afternoon.
From Saturday's Dally.
C. U" Vanhoy a newspaper so-
licitor whilo standing in front of
his boarding house just north of
the postoffioe last afternoon with
buggy and horse started to got
in the buggy without having hold
of the lines and the horse became
frightened' and turned oompletely
around throwing Vanhoy to the
ground. He still hold onto tho
lines in hope of stopping the
horse whioh he soon gave up as
futile aftor he had been dragged
about fifty yards through tho
mud. The buggy was oomplete-
ly demolised against a tolephono
poBt but no serious injury was
done to Mr. Vanhoy.
Whetryou need drugs or pres-
niinh'nnsi fillad trn in thn old ml I A-
PI It doe not pay us to keep it therefore
we are ottering bargains to those contem-
m plating building. See us before you buy m
if you want to SAVE MONEY.
Rockwell Bros. & Co ;
Durant Indian Territory.
Attorney of Tribes
-South MoAlester I. T. Feb.
26. The'lnterior Department has
fired its second gun in tho cam-
paign against the officials of the
Thursday an injunction to pre-
vent any more payments to
Mansfield MoMurray & Cornish
McCurtain & Hill or D. W. Mul-
yane of Kansas. Gun No. 1.
Friday civil suits against the
Lparties named to recover pay
jnents already made to thom
without express authority from
the President of the United
States. Gun No. 2.
Tho entire litigation grows out
of a dispute between tho Seore
tary and the Choqtaw offioials
with regard to what m'ay bo
properly olassed as "ni'cularand
necessary" oxponses of the Choc
Under the teims of tho Atoka
VO E MARCH 8TH
Senate Fixes Date For Voting on the
Washington Feb. 26. The
statehood bill will probably be
voted upon in the senate Maroh
8 when tho Foraker amondmont
will be adopted by fifteen major-
ity. The house it is expeoted will
thereupon strike from the raoas-
uro all reference to Arizona and
New Moxioo thus admitting Ok-
lahoma and Indian Territory as
FATAL SHOOTING ON STREET.
Rig Builder in Bartlesville Field Re-
ceives Two Shots.
Vinita I. T. Fob. 26. News
has reaohod hero that William
Chancellor a rig builder in the
Bartlesville oil fields in a dis-
pute was shot twice with a revol-
ver receiving dangerous wounds
which tho physioians believe will
oause his death. Tho shooting
toolf plaoo on the main street of
Bartlesville. Joseph Oxidino has
been arrested and will be held to
await the results of tho wounds
i agreement no appropr'ations of
I tho Choctaw council are valid
without the President's approval
except for tho regular and neces
sary expenses of tho government.
Mansfield MoMurray & Cor-
nish and McCurtain & Hill have
been regular retained and paid
as attorneys for the Nation the
latter firm being especially em-
ployed to look after probat? and?
guardianship matters. Governor
McCurtain and the other officials
of the tribe havo always main-
tained tha tho salaries of these
lawyers were part of the regular
and necessary expenses of gov-
ernment.. Secretary Hitohcock
Bays they are not.
Judgment is asked against
Man i field MoMurray & Cornish
for $42348.66 and from McCur-
tain & Hill for 812500.
ARE TO FIGHT IT
No Necessity For Continuing Tribal
Governments to 1907.
Washington D. C Feb. 26.
A hard fight will be made against
the adoption of the senate amend-
ment to the Curtis bill continuing
the tribal governments for an-
other year. Secretary Hitohcook
says there is no necessity for
their oontinuanco and that he
will do everything to defeat the
Representative Curtis of Kan-
sas will also oppose it to the
The bil will come up in tho
senate today and it now looks as
if the amendment would be
uuujiuu uy umi ooay. it was
inserted by Senator Glapp of
Minnesota who says if the tribal
governments go out of oxistenoe
Maroh 4 the interest of the In-
dians will suffer.
Seoretary Hitohcook says this
iE absurd as tho chiefs would be
continued in ofHoe and that they
had fully represented the Indians
in all matters.
If the senate adopts. the amend-
mont the fight agalpst it will be
made in conference of .the two
imdo. Try it.
ble; W;Q. Short. -04-lt 2i4 of Umucrllnr.
Cure is the beet
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