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Fort Gibson Post (Newspaper) - June 23, 1898, Fort Gibson, Oklahoma VOL. 1TORT INDIAN JUNE 23, 1898. 32 CURTIS The House Accepts the Conference Committee's It is Now With the Senate and of the Important Amendments Agreed Special Report to The D. June 21__ The Curtis will become a law before July 1st. But two more steps are to be taken to make it and they are very short steps and sure to be All that now remains to be done is for the senate to accept the agreement of the conference committee and tor the president to sign the This will be done during the present without a doubt Yesterday the report of the conference committee on the Curtis was accepted by the house without a In addition to the agreement reached by the conference committee the report contains the senate recedes from its amendment which provides that in renewing any lease the rights of the lessees which have made shail be it being the opinion that the rights of all parties were fully protected by the provisions of the house accepts the amendments striking out provisions of the house extending individual royalty on minerals under existing contracts for nine months after passage of the house accepts senate amend ment which provides for the levy and collection annually of a fax on the property any city or for school other not to exceed in the aggregate 2 por cent of the assessed value house accepts the senate amendment striking out the house provision in regard to the commission to the finding that Choctaw Indians claiming rights in the Choctaw lands who have removed to and in good faith have become residents upon the lands of the Choctaw sufficient amount of land is reserved to allot 40 acres to each of the Choctaw The men are to hold and use 40 acres until their rights shall be determined under the treaty of 1866, as shall hereafter be provided by house accepts senate amendments which change the house provisions in regard to the termination of all leases in the Indian Territory so as to limit them to agricultural and grazing also to the amendment which makes all such leases made after Jan. 1, 1898, by any tribe or member and agrees to the amendments which fix the dates for the determination of grazing leases made prior to Jan. 1, 1898, on the first day of 1899, and agricultural leases made prior to said date Jan. 1, 1900, and so changes senate amendment No. 40 so as to permit individuals to occupy or rent their proportionate parts in tribal lands until allotments are house accepts senate which authorizes the secretary of the interior to locate an Indian inspector in the Indian house accepts senate amendment abolishing all tribal courts in the Indian Territory upon the first day of 1898, and providing for a transfer of all civil suits to the United States with amendments referring all as well as civil suits to said and extending the time for the taking effect of said act in the Choctaw and Chickasaw and Creek nations until October 1, 1S98. senate accepts the house provision making it a misdemeanor for any person to hold more than his share the land and that of his family at the expiration of 9 months alter the passage of this and fixing a The added following were some cf the added to the Curtis as published in The Post last Several other amendments were added by the conference but we have not been able to obtain them so That the Delaware Indians residing in the Cherokee Nation are hereby authorized and empowered to bring suit in the Court of Claims of the United within sixty days after the passage of this against the Cherokee for the purpose of determining the rights of said Del aware in and to the funds of said nation under th ir and agreement with Nation dated April 1S67,; or the Cherokee Nation bring a like suit against said F. J. Henry Boudinot & IDealers in Cherokee Real Estate and Some of the Finest Farms in the Cherokee Nation for Also the most desirable Town Lets in Tahlequah and Fort with and without buildings for sale at reasonable We act as Agents and sell property for the for a we bearing all the expenses until the sale is Correspondence BOUDINOT A Dealers in Real Fort IT. ware jurisdiction is conferred on court to and fully determine the with right of appeal to either party to the Supreme Court of the United That in all suits acd proceedings under of growing put of this or in any manner arising therefrom touching personal and property there shall be a right of appeal to the Court of circuit courts of and to the Supreme Court of the United States in favor to any party to such or and under the rules and regulations governing appeals from inferior to circuit courts of and td the Supreme Court of the United Any or corporation that is a party to any proceeding before any commission or court which involves a claim to any right or privilege arising under tin's or the right of citizenship in any tribe of Indians to which this act is shall have the right to appeal from the final ruling or judgment of stieh court or tribunal to the circuit court of appeals for the eighth and from such court to the Supreme Court United States under the rules and regulations governing appeals in other The Secretary of the Interior is authorized to prevent any unlawful or wrongful use or occupation of tribal property in the Indian and may locate Indian Inspector in the Indian who under his authority and any duties required of the Secretary of the Interior by relating lo affairs On the first day ol 1S9, all tribal courts in the Indian Territory shall be and no officer of said courts shall hereafter have by any law in connection with said courts or to receive pay for and all parties to civil suits then in any such court may transfer the same to the United States court in said Territory by filing with the clerk of the court the original the or copies of same duly verified as by the party taking such and said court shall try and determine the same in all respects as if said suit had been originally instituted COURT AT Only the Criminal Docket Will be Reached this The dis- Report to The I. June 22.-court officials of the Northern seem determined to give Tahlequah a black eye in the matter of holding court in this They all seem too pressed with business elsewhere to give us the attention we and it seems that kicking does little The April term of court at this place was postponed until the present week and now the Judge announces to pressing business elsewhere he can only give the criminal docket a lick and a and that the entire civil docket must go over to the September Tahlequah has a good right to kick against the discriminating tactics of the that The docket consisted Monday of about 60 cases each of criminal and civil Judge Springer is going ahead with the criminal but it is said he will adjourn court tomorrow at whether it is finished or An old case against Tom Taylor et Also several beer cases were dismissed on Whisky case against Louis Case against Ulises King and one on Same parties were convicted of by jury but sentence not Five Creek and Seminole boys plead guilty to cattle theft and were given five to six The case of against Lizzie Martin is on trial as court adjourned yesterday IT WAS WON BY SM Th e Greatest Naval Battle Recorded in Eyer 35,000 Turks Were 6000 Prisoners Were Taken and 15,000 Christians Depot Go to Ed Depot Shop for jour buggy He is the at all kinds of Most anything in relation to our in the present is of general Although now a poor second class nation of Spain 300 years ago was the greatest power on being greater in extent of territory than ever attained by any other having all the continent of South the best portion of North America besides possessions in Asia and Africa and larger in Europe than any other Her vast that time estimated at 17,000>QP square the vast extent of which may be comprehended when compared with the United States with about 3,500,000, and Russia with about 8,000,000 square But it is of the greatest battle recorded in of which I wish particularly to This great battle was fought in the bay of in in the year 1571, between the and the latter having 330 ships in and the Christians about 260. Since the fall of and the Eastern Turks held almost undisputed sway of the and taking every year thousands of Christian captives who were sold into slavery unless The battle com shortly after sunrise on September 7th 1571, and lasted till Here canon were first used td auy considerable extent in naval The Christians were commanded by Arch Duke an illegitimate son of Francis who proved a worthy offspring of his ships came to close and the slaughter was The Turks were utterly loosing 35,000 5,000 prisoners and 15,000 Christian captives who were chained to the set at Millions of dollars worth of booty was Of the 330 Turkish ships which had gone into action 200 were about 100 and only 30 To show the character of the the Turkish Admiral with above 200 of his captains were killed in this great which destroyed the Turkish power at When Pope Pius V heard of the result of this battle he was a man sent from God and his name was It was Pope Pius V who formed the great coalition against the and who contributed largely to the for he proclaimed that all who fell in the great battle for Christianity would go direct to which was generally believed ia that What a sad contrast between Spain of that day and Tyranny and misrule has made Spain almost a nation cf serfs and Let us take example by the and resist the encroachments of monopolists and the money power of the United which if not checked will in time destroy the liberties of the 1 J. S. A Burled The recent heavy rains have uncovered a number of interesting Down on the bank of the Grand river just below the railroad bridge is to be seen the corners of what appears to have at once been a dwelling built of rough The logs are still intact and about ten to fifteen feet under the The grinning skeletons of a man or woman was found by digging into I what was once the interior of the Pieces of delf and other articles of ancient household were Jesse Bagwell a 25-cent piece with date of 1765 plainly The Post mau picked up several relics of the prehistoric ' house Sunday including a human rib and other bat could find no The oldest inhabitants know nothing of the buried and the mystery how did it come and who were its unfortunate occupants when it was A Strange John a farmer living east of Fort has made what is termed an archeological During the late heavy rains a washout of a small stream on his farm laid bare five human some peculiar brass uniform buttons and a coin the coin nor the buttons and so far of - ity is not Mr. the articles on exhibition try house as proof of his strange ' col. p. Startling Story that the Missing Man Has Committed Just before going to press with this issue of The Post we find a somewhat startling article in yesterday's Fort Smith News Record regarding Col. P. left this place several and who has since been mysteriously which fact has been fully set forth in this paper The article referred to is an alleged interview with F. J. Boudinot of this in regard to his father's mysterious As an items of news to the many friends of the missing man we reproduce the alleged interview as father has committed he dp not think that there is any doubt of and while 1 have said nothing it is probably best to now give the public the My father disappeared in the early He left for Kansas with tile intention of taking treatment for a habit to Which he was From Kansas City he was traced to where on the 8th. of April he was seen for the last About the middle of April I received a letter from him in waich he said that he had come to the conclusion that it would for him and every one else if he were to end his He said he proposed to start tu Milwaukee ou a lake and when he got a good from the he would water und end his Since Iv have employed a to follow up every possible I not been able to secure the slightest trace of I have no doubt he carried out his Lake Michigan is a large stretch of water and it is not at all strange that we have not yet the causes led your father to end his life was were One of the principal reasons for his discouragement was the manner in which be had in the settlement of the estated of my C. He had trouble with the but gave up on every and Out of an estate of received only He was a man of fine sensibilities and Was and his treatment iu this matter wounded him to the Zl Awarded Highest CREAM MOST PERFECT A pure Grape Cream of Tartar Alum or any other adulterant 40 Yeast tEt
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