Indian Arrow. (Vinita, Indian Terr.), Vol. 1, No. 3, Ed. 1 Friday, February 24, 1888 Page: 2 of 4
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Published livery Fr'.day M
AMROVV Pi R! K4UINO t
A nDM\A/ Lieou a p ritlenuui of Fullstaf-
r\ KHUW. inn attributes. "Oklahoma"
.... did not nerve (lie purpose of
| even un early luncheon but lie
tv nc. insisted on being allowed to
Rulp the whole of the Indian
1888. Territory at a single Hwallow.
In one of hio speeches, for ho
.ialdy I'nynhle in
sion that Mr. Hill has any | pinrbe Hicks ot r.i-i«bui
'.1 .1. . . bu married & widower with
connection with tlio Aunow , ou s|](, 1, hi. elghih wife.
under its present inanaga-j it bn. hMonie a practice 1
ment, we print this statement
of the facts in tiiu case. | u,«. mother.
fuinAY MoKNiNrt, Kkb. 24,
TALKING AKOUT US.
A Broadway hotel clerk
pnwiited with $1,.000 worth
| Ing every year bv a fttore to
We have before us the first number j "ateera" customers,
Thf. Nationii' party is fusiiiK was both voluu'ble and nipuei- ^ J;™*"
j toother at the preaenl <„, as reported by the Kan „ ,ln(lpr lh„
P!i-"ii"ii' 1 ':imk you. I lie An- sas City Daily Journal of the OT|,„, formerly «,r the imlianuhi'iuin i,„y „ kin ..r M. .
<)th instant, Mr. Daniel said: | " l profc««cdly National in politico, j him iimulie
. ■ .-.mi' with them. An-
lotle r f iri worthy of note.
Has Chief Mayes eominittod
iTaiinself to the keeping of tlin
Oklahoma boomers? This
1 sas City Daily Jour
ittli instant, Mr. D
"I would likoto ask before we
go any further whether this
convention was called in tlio
interest of the Oklahoma
j IIIA• !. t w ;t- .111 |
' then, ami ijiiotiiij: thin saying >
' I can oanily ^«'t you a G'oreai. >.
: ti.at will do."Louis Ulobi.
7" 7 ~ 1 country exclusively. As I
ins to be a question of tfreat ... . . , ..
r . i 4.1 . , 4 read tlio invitation it was call-
fa port&nce at the '
Tiik Indian ahhow la the nftme < f a j Hln< « m« —
new | ii|K?r just «?Htaldl died at Vinita. Sapphira dlsaoivcd partnerihip by
It ia neat, neway the organ of the mutual consent then- hit' Im«*u i.<>
. ■ 1 . . i.t'iirinol liitr t ll 11II f III* (lilt* \\ 1 1 1
1 tlio liny when Ananln. atn!
HI >1 V til
Piecb by piece, with the
elp of God, Noah built the
ark. Week by week, with the opening the whole Ind
isistance of the people, the
eathcra of the Abbow's tail
expand in greatness.
Fob chief of the Cherokee
[nation at tlio next general
felection—some one of the
jny good men that the Nu-
ioiial party possesses to-day
id will possess at the dawn
If the next campaign.
od in the interest of civiliza-
tion and against barbarism;
Christianity against idolatry;
that it was in the interest of
ritory from ono end to the
"f have letters from Hie
chiefs of tlio Miamas,the Clier-
okoes aud from the Ottawas
who are in favor of the whole
territory being opened.
Twenty thousand people of the
Cherokeo Nation have elected
a chief who is now in favor of
tlie civilization of the whole
We are glad to note that ] jrj|)0. We want this fruitful
there lias been a marked
improvement in the appear-
ance of tlio Telephone, nio-
cbanioally and otherwise,
. ipco it has gone inta the hands
of tlio present owners.
It bbems that there tiro an
unnsl "" large number of
National men in the Cherokee
Nation just at the present
["time. Tho prospects, to add.
are flattoring for an unusual
large increase in the next few
months to 00 mo.
And tht Indian Akrow, puhluheil ul
Vinita, turn, a double nomim-nuiull i|uurr
into the Downing Camp — Trlrjihone.
You aro exactly right, Bro.
Thompson. Tho Annow is
amongst them, and from all
appearances 'twill take quite
an exertion to "shake" it.
In presenting our city as the
proper place for holding a press
convention of tho territory, wo
did so with Muskogee already
in nomination. W o submit to
Muskogee and should he pleas-
National party and ahoota atniight to
the mark. Mr. 0. A. Cummins, the
maniiK^r, iaa practical printer of ex-
perience ami an editor of ability. The
Arrow Publinl .iif* Company can roat
assured that tho paper will be up to the
front rank under hia anperviaion. We
gladly place the Aunow on our
exchange lint, and wiah It unbounded
Htioceaa. Seneua (Mo. i Dwpatch.
We herewith extend the hand of
fellowahip to the new candidate for
public favor, the Indian Aiirow, the
initial number of which la 011 our table,
lie mechanical make-up, and breezy,
wide-awake general appearance, hjk-aks
well for ita manager, friend Charlie.
We know him to lie a good workman
and a clever boy.
At any rate, it ia a very atrong argu-
ment in favor of true progreaa and ad-
vancement among the ('herokeea, that
COUlltry down here. Wipe out parties differing ao radically
barbarism from the whole
Will chief Mayes please rise
and say to the peoplo of tho
Cherokee Nation whether ho
is correctly represented by M r.
C. W. Daniel of Baxter
Springs; whether he wrote to
him a letter of tho kind nam-
ed; whether ho is or is not in
favor of opening tho Indian
Territory to sottleinont by the
citizens of the United St; os;
and whether ho is loyal or dis-
loyal to the rights of the Chor-
okee peoi'! as they now exist?
Wo ask 1. nim 1111 explicit
answer as otic of his constitu-
ents who is A ClIKHOKEK.
Tahlequah, Feb. 21, 1888.
Emtob Aimow:—I have had
the pleasure of examining the
tirst number of tho Indian
Arrow, and allow mo to con-
gratulate you upon the princi-
ples it has taken. The Na
T , •~r\ "t, t>~
ifetlireu ure thus inclined.
Tub boomers are slowly
l into naught and throwing
^ mud at each other. Every
<log has his day, as the old
ulage bus it, but in case there
are more dogs than days, dis-
ruption among themselves
should not alarm them even if
the carcass of one man be
linked in tho collar bone of
The Muskogee Phoenix, the
now paper recently established tion degree at the recent elec-
by Dr. Leo E. Bennett, is one tion, does not lessen tlio idea
I of tho handsomest sheets we that it should not go neglected.
[ have noticed lately. It is an 1 1 ' ~ ,
eight column, all home print
t ^ aa to what
ia the bent for our country and j eople
can and do freely diaeuaa men and
measures. All citizens note thin mark-
ed change for the lietter, with pleaaurc.
Free prow: and free sjieech 1a the
birth-right of free men. Now lei all
diaeuaa matters in a conciliatory Hpirit,
and there ia no doubt at all aa to the
ultimate triumph of the right. Tahle-
We have before ua Vol. 1, No. 1 of tho
Indian Aukow, publiaheU at Vinita by
C. A. Cummina. It la of the National
perauasion and decidedly outapoken in
ita praltteH of thin faction of the Chero-
k«*ea. We wlah the new venture the
greatcat of Hucceaa. Here's our fteu" .
—Mutkogec Phwn ix.
A .lapnnefie F.necatlon.
Ah each man stepped from the path
on to the plateau hi? eyes wore llrraly
bandaged with white paper, the only
ii t of mercy i saw vouchsafed that
morning. Finally they were ranged
in line, tho two eriplcs huddled on tho
ground, their poor head# as they
drooped from shoulder to shoulder
being roughly buffeted to a proper
angle by the policemen in charge.
I ills accomplished, amid a silence so
absolute that wo could almost hear
our hearts boat, the great man on the
camp-stool rose, ami unfolding a large
docuiuont road in a loud voice w.'at
wu .supposed to be a description of tho
V led II i - —
'tor anil K ,|oninatlon aud seuteiK-
original liar than the
that tho Inter-Mate Comrutn « :t
would put an end to circu*es. i « re
are more greatest shows on -avi
the country this season than ti '-r« • •
were before. Lincoln Journa•.
Grlpsn< k, who is a traveling i
went to church last Sunday, urn!
ing weary after a week's bar n
fell asleep. The deacon who p i •
the contribution box nudged bin
the elbow. Gripsack, uitwn- - '
turned in his seat, murmuring
out! 1 gave you a quarter wh- i
came on board this train."-
Doctor—"You see. wifey, • r. 1
have pulled in) patient throu^ft.
all; a vcr, critical ease I can t< M
His wife "Yes. dear hubby; but i '
you are so clover in your profe
Ah! if I had only known you hvc u -
earlier. 1 feel certain that m or
husband—my po< r Thomai - uM
havo been saved."—Buffalo am
"Yes," said old Mr. Jonee. 'I
doctors are getting mighty smart •
adays; why, they've got instrui • "
and things made so that they i a •" 1
clean through you." "Humpl re-
plleil old Mrs. Jones. 4,I don't n >
thing particularly smr rt in tint 1 - i
been mairied i<> you lor thirl
but I saw til rough you in tw - •*.
| after the bridal." Mr. J«nio« n 1
his bald head for a mom ut at.d
thoughtfully resumed his rcadii^ —
J. E. Campbell,
ALLUWE, I. T.
Has an assortment of goods in General Mer-
„ iandise that compares well with any other estab-
1 shment in the Territory. He keeps a good line of
ry Goods, Groceries and all goods kept ;n a gen
( al store. His prices are as Low as the lowest
id all goods will be sold at a small margin. He
ilicits your trade and guarantees satisfaction.
$1.25 per Year
The Arrow each week will be filled with the
news from all parts the g-lobe. Its telegraphic Col"
umns will give each week the full proceedings of
Congress. It will contain "a Serial Story and alll
manner of miscellaneous matter.
ALLUWE, I. T.
papier of tliik character ana i: ,i,.mU tlon m'iii iputi n"' Thli ns i
should he the unbiased duty of |
every National man in the i weraiauKhinK i""1 jokins "l'"B ""
Cherokee nation to support it;
Wltll all tllO energy lio has. which so much blackens the otherwise
The principles of tho National j S^-nJj£,ru« i't"
party are of too mudtomlue to linlahmi. As iWrc mm but 8vc hoi"#
the Cherokee nation togo wan-' '"r ""vo" ,,ri8u"
ting for tho need of a newspa-
per. The National party should
liavo a true and able represent-
ative of its principles; tho peo-
ple should know its aims and
above all, should know that
meeting with defeat in a cer-
Gotothe People's Harm'
Shop, east side of the riv.in;
for Bargains in HAliNIlbS
In addition to the Kiirn <i-
business will be found a in i
class Boot and Shoe T>t t
lisliment. W'All kind < 1
fine band sewed bools an
shoes made to order. A.
J. W. MAR I
Bv^East side Railroad.
In politics the Arrow will advocate the princi-
ples of the National party.
for seven prisoners, two would be
obliged to remain in blind agony
while their companions were being
dispatched. Five men were nuctord-
and is well filled with ad
vertisements and news. 1 he
Phoenix occupies an excellent i party will
tield and there is no doubl but j whole.
that it will receive a substan- I enclose my subscription
tial support. Its editorials and shall bo glad to render
are crisp and to tho point, J any other assistance needed,
speiking in tho direction of Tahlequah.
good and condemning tho bad. ^,V1.,.,. vr
We wish the Pbuuiix success
ingly thrust forward with tho stav
and 'lists of the police; each man was
made to squat on a mound, his clothes
--if filthy, tattered rags could be
called clothes stripped frqrn his
shoulders, his hands tied behind his
back, and his head pushed forward
over the hole. Our feelings at this
awful moment can better be imagined
than described, but I think we felt
quite as much l>ity for tho two |n>or
wretches left alone lo listen to .what
uuiv ouuutu itwwnuuvQ.vw..^. was going on without that artificial
I, for one, propose to stand tV/.u-
bv it in all the sense that this I ,<.>iniuni«i .> th. ii- iltmili nn Un-
1 , ..., ilonbluHly oTBCiitiun by tlio tlunolianl I
expression means, and 1 tiust| , I(.if„i ^ .imtii
MRS. I". II. CASS.
' ' rfUimniKi: BW'KI ■" ;
and believe that tho National .s can be desired; but tlio oriental
! nature, as if to compensate lor tins
support it as II ■ t.rl.1|1K „„ ,|„. „( iuiti')-. counter-
| biilan«M it by a" uuiluu molongation
of tho preparations for death, which
is worse than a hundred deaths. So
in this case. As the poor fellows
knelt over their holes the executioner
•lowly aud deliberately took off his
coat ami bared his arms. Then ho
took from it* silk casing the fatal
sword, examined it fondly and llnjrcr-
lugly from tho Yasuri me, jv filings
ou the hilt to keep tho grasp from [
8h¥'A laree aiidJiaiidsotTH •
of Hats, Trimmings, Ktc.. • >
slic is offering at red need \>r '<"■
SW)..I)ressmakiug ■ coiin ■
Those desiring spring wiB <
lay by ordering same bee.
rush commences. Orders
promptly attendee! to.
in every way.
A conference of persons fa-
vorable to opening the Indian
Territory to white settlement,
was held on tho Hth instant,
at Kansas City. It was ai-
111 rvmisiis ■ ■
tended by a large number of In order to relieve tho publu
persons, among whom were, of this false
\\ 1. AUK \uy SOIIJ to an su,)|lin^, uli.nj; ll,,. KiVimoil. oi'^ruuvi.
nouueo that with tlie initial in tL bimle. u. the iwiut, h M it .nor
l * l.nrii upall whilr acmillo li'iekleil water uown
number of the tin re J n||i| willl „ s,.u.linv "t
halt been a^Amilorstanilins hu r.vt « ready. ' wi «iek "
. , I'iiMr lint 1 kent my ejm lljeil on tlio
as to the owners of said paper j Al .jj-,, frcm; i:„. ,.n<-i i
on account bi^g named I the eamp-si..oi, iiio^v,.utioiwr niaod
the Aunow; sonio^Bainiug Joe
ideia that Mr. llavis Hill, of
this city, was the proprietor.
II1U UOHip-lllOol, .uw . ..W... W
his swm-d slightly, hardly half a ili«-
cli tuelnis. and uillimt 1 ii'fiiri' 1 could
realism it tlio man's head was lmii|(ii'H
over tlie hide by a singlo llgamont,
mid the liliiiid was giisliing forth in
liirronts. 1 then saw wh\ the evoeu-
| tinner had not coiupletoly suverww tnu
m impression we head; and tin• Wiinilorfill skdl of the
men of more or lessgtauding wish to make the following; ;'fi,jiL"™111'0^,vsf,.cl w^^j.ofis m tho
„d influence in Kansas and explanation of
Missouri. Gov. Morehouse of, case, m justice to Mr. Hill aud iliiiia mlt |iiku „
Missouri presided, and letters to relieve those *ho
were read from several mem- gamed a wrong idea 01 111c ,,.,,, H ,vii.. roughly i.Untried
hers of congress whose views .natter: 'iKiito
ou tho subject had been solic- Some two months ago Mr. | ,|w
roeaawhilt! two coolies were
ited, and which, ir. the main, Hill and Mr. Cummins now
wore of conservative tenor, the manager of the Arrow ti,,. ,..;,r,e mats m
Speeches were indispensible to Pub. Co., had agreed upon al .„«* « « it awl it •« Wd ..d«.
the occasion and were compos- plan for the operation of a
ed of the familiar platitudes, paper to be called tho Indian
about civilization and barbar- Aunow, to be independent of
ism, progress and improve- all political parlies. After the j ,,( inju^tlec i «i not
nicut which have become the plans had becomo perfectea, scholar enough to uuder«tand.--r«
watohword of the more re- Mr. Cummins, becoming dis- __
speotable class of "Boomers," satisfied with the plan ot op
who instead of a resort to force oration, withdrew from the
hopo to accomplish thespolia- contract, and commeuc.Hl the
tion of the Indian Territoiy by publication of a p.iper for the
bringing the pressure of pub- Arrow I'ub. Co., called the
lie opinion to bear upon the Inman Ahuow, National in m
question. Among those who politics, assuming the i.ame| -Jf- «JiK^^Tone
Huoke aa announced to the con- that bail, been choaou 10 be il(-v,.u ((,u lt. You ^ee how e. s,iv the
ferenca, whs a Mr.C. YV. Dan- used in the publication of the j..su.. «n upa.d, ; ^
inl of Bnxter Springs, Kan. former named paper, lore- ,„„i .,i..^,ij„j. I it . miij tho
Mr. Daniel appears to have ,Uevc the public of the impres- r "" ""
IPB A YEAS. .J
The Weekly Kiss r, Ti
I wish to say to the peoplo of Vinita anil adjoining towns
hat I have opened a TAILORING hSTABLISHMl'jN I in
. ' i 'lis city and am prepared to do all kinds of line work, in cut-
ng and making line suitings. The finest English goods used
1 i making. All kinds of repairing and cleansing done. 1
ant the trade of Vinita and adjoining towns. Will make it
3 your interest to call and see me.
WW). H. EVERS,
WOpp. Frisco Hotel. inita, Ind. for.
| | il'OWnuvui ii aim 'i
j j had mm'II emruirh, and I turned my
liiiiul away an til - osi i uti.mor, aftor
! wiiiiuir Ida Id ado with p p r, ap-
i ,m,a. li«l tho .et-onil pooi; wroteh, who
was nhoutinf out toniothins; at the top
whether a eoufu> ^uin or a
Ho\v ihi MH1«T I'Md ihf l'amor.
••Y< u complain o( having to i «*
your pastor's * ilary,"' aid an old mll-
(, r "1 will pav i! for you, and you
li ill not fi'ul t." At the coil of tha
vear he bn.n^ht In a receipt in full
ilin i aUrv from the na*tor, mul men
heexpUiiu d: -I did It hy taking a
Ten Pages, Coventy C< >1 - inf.
Mere news than any 'ft
In the ooiintry.
In beginning It#* CO* b '
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long record as a Bound I * n -
crfttic paper, as the bea(- i- Q-
iae for the future. It me® 'O
eurpasa all previous i e- ' '
It will contain:
Tho Latest Telegrams from all, J **
BdltorlHls on aU tho Importau' • ues
of the day.
Reliable Market and Financial Q* Na-
A Special Popartment for f r«,
culUd from tho Peat
Journals of the day; nsw, fr - ' •
dlfft re ut state# where It ci. «-*•
Choice Mlacellancoua Mattel 1 - > u-
An Inquiry l>epartnr.ont wi r r •
ranif*' of qucetlooa a«k«Ki uj
wered. . , ,
A BCTlra ot RI.. rt Btorl^ fro r ' I *
authors; in f«ctt jyeryy*1 , i-
goes to make up a Gllt-Eo#,'' '
pysoud fot' Ramp!® C->P!
rwid our Premium and '3W>
on 4-th paiffc
gp- Hie Dnlly Repnbll '■ Ul
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yenr, tor Tweli e Dollars.
ggpPostni^tor« 4 Se< \i ' '
will roc«i* and forward /#r "•*
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