Checotah Enquirer (Newspaper) - October 18, 1901, Checotah, Oklahoma VOLUME IN DUN OCTOBER 1901, NUMBER 3 ' Children's so good as the Get the boys a new Fall Suit Of the Grindstone Brand best is the Hen's 4'- Fall and winter suits and Genuine Oregon City Casimere Made by Brown Bros. & of San The only place in the city where you can buy this celebrated line of Our stock of Fall and Winter Hats and and Furnishing is now Grips and Boots and Large stock of all the leading brands to select Mercantile Complete line of Staple and Fancy Groceries always on Kid Gem Flannel Waists just the thing for fall We handle the Francis T. Simmons & Co. kid Our stock is now the newest colors and The latest creations in Fall and Winter Call and see Cloaks and We have a large stock of the latest styles In and Children's Cloaks and Fabian Dress in Satin and CREEK CONTEST The Dawes Commission Hands Down Ao Important During the past week the Dawes commission has handed down between thirty and forty decisions in land contest The course which these cases would should either of parties wish to would be first to the committee on Indian affairs and from there to the secretary of the whose decision Is One of particular interest which was decided by the commission was that of McNac against In this case it was held that a contest case could not be maintained against a tract of land in the Creek nation which bad been filed upon after August 23, 1901. That the date upon which the of the ninety after the ratification which time was given for the filing upon allotments upon which the person making such had but after that period anyone wishing to select such could lile is the section of the treaty relating to the If any citizen have in bis in actual lands id excess of and his wife and minor children are entitled to be within ninety days after the ratification of this select allotments for himself and family and if he have lawful Improvements such excess be may dispose of the same select lands so as to include such but after the expiration of ninety days from the of this any may OF That Are Supporting of Burton and take any lands not already selected by but if lands so taken be in actual having thereon improvements belonging to another such improvements shall be valued by the appraisement and the amount paid to the owner thereof by the and the same shall be a lien upon the rents and profits of the land until That the owner of improvements may remove the same if he This decision will have a bearing on a large number of cases which will come before the contest division of the Muskogee Don't be a Tije Durant you are called upon to bear your proportionate part of a public don't hang Be a do your and add to the general welfare in which you are bound to If you retuse or sulk in your tent you simply make it that much harder for those who are ready and willing to come to the A town in which all public burdens are equally shared is a town which is always doing National Book agents may be killed from October 1 to September 1; spring poets from March 1 to June 1; mongers from April 1 to February 1 umbrella borrowers August 1 to November 1, and from February I to May 1, while every man who accepts a paper for two sen Hied on may be killed on sight without re or relief from valuation appraisement laws; and face downward without benefit pf Tbe Kansas estimate of the political value of the Indian Territory is interestingly displayed in a recapitulation of the winnings of Senator Burton and Cy by a political of that After referring to the division of federal patron age in other parts of their common the territory gobbled by the hungry is summed up as best positions has secured for friends up to this time are in Indian One tribe of savages has been induced to employ John C. Carpenter to be its The pay is 16,000 a Dave Mulvane has captured an Indian attorneyship worth Burton holds down a attorneyship in addition to bis It is said that Burton has two other tribes on the rock and that they have about decided that it is best to employ Burton has a of good men to recommend in due These are desirable because tbe salary Is good and the work i The selection of attorneys for tbe Indiana was not l although it is said that some knocks lag has teen done at Washington on tbe George a job in the Indian * His con- clear him between an much as he would have made job he and which Burton promised is feeling good and his friends have allowed their anger at Burton to cool off. Findlay's cronies were at for and said all manner of the most evil things about Pliny L. So prosecuting attorney for the northern an appointee of is resident at a year amongst the same of as John C. 6ar- expects to be at a yearly ire of and there are many of these ungrateful thai consider the whole bunch expensive at any ASK A PARDON FOR Application for the Release of the After Forty Mrs. William whose husband left her soon after they were married at for the purpose of enlisting in the Confederate has just teen reunited with him at her home on a farm sixteen miles west of Mrs. Davis moved there from Tennessee thirty years purchasing a farm and hiring a man and his wife to it. She lived with them and remained Mr. Davis was to be living at a small north of ' and be that his home had been in that city for fifteen He was marked through error of the war had home to only to find his wife gone and bU property Being told that she had to beset thai prisoners pfr but after around search of. btr for many he gave ft up as It may in a little not more than thirty miles where Ms long-lost wife was O. G. Eckstein of Wichita was in the first of the week to renew before Stanley the application of Emmett Dal to a for a or Dal ton is in tbe penitentiary under a life sentence for participation in the murder of four citizens of Montgomery incident to a raid on tbe banks of that town October 5, 1892. There were five men in the Grattan and Emmett Pal ton and Richard Broad well and William They planned tbe raid some days before in Oklahoma and descended upon the town about 10 O'clock in the Robert and Emmett Dal ton went to the First National where they forced the cashier to give over in which they put in a bag and then rode Tbe rest of the gang went to the other where the suspecting their told them the time lock not open for seven They and while waiting the people were alarmed and soon a Robert and Emmitt back to help their fellow but they were too and they turned and A bullet from a Winchester struck Robert in the back and he fell from his horse and died almost was shot so badly that be was had killed the Continued on page 7.