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Fort Gibson Post (Newspaper) - May 11, 1904, Fort Gibson, Oklahoma VOL. XL FORT INDIAN MAY 11. 1004. Indian by william By a beautiful stream in the Nation I slowly wended ray way 'Twas during my summer At tbe eve of a pleasant There I spied an Indian maiden - The loveliest I hud ever Her form whs comely and And her age about She leaned a lovely The murmuring brook ran Tho' her looks bespoke sorrow Arid her eyes with a teat I said a good for She none for For the one who loved rue Lies buried beyond the was an American 1 know be was true and For he fought the Spaniards To free the he fell in the dreadful To bleach in the torrid sun - Like many brave soldiers he perished Before the victory was ' 'The whole Spanish army And Cuba to-day is brings and ( eace to But a life lime of sorrow to Then she quietly departed I gave her a word And thought of so many others Whom ji similar story might teii Ind. The map of Fort Gibson is at hand and is a sight to angles and connections reminds one of an Egyptian But here it and let us make the best of it. Appropriation For The Secretary of the ha ordered superintendent of schools for Indian to draft rules tbe appropriated by congres for the purpose of tl tribal schools in the territory anr arranging for white children to the tribal It is understood that the of Frank C. who was sent to country by Secretary Hitchcock and remained three coincide largely with the ideas of superintendent of and np will be made this although they bo submitted to the The plan is the money to establish new schools in the remote districts there - are n number of and white There are Indian children to justify a in many of and the whites have not been allowed to The superintendent proposes to establish these allowing both and wKite to The tribes and the States government will bear the in to the number of Indian and white children in This is the first time congress has ever appropriated for for the in Indian Territory There are now 100.000 school children in Indian Territory Inventor of the Cherokee THE What a Cherokee Citizen Says of This Great tion of the accent responsible for The prevailing idea among the was that the while man is now Ins ideas on paper by I i v i ' J means kind of. and ins in ' bi the hist of his race v Where Stanley Taught School in Ft. STANLEY IS There was a man by the name of Stanley who taught inthe oo Tbe Great African Explorer 0Orner of North A and Fifth at His Home in the homestead of Oapt Frank Henry M. the great African died at his home in the 10th The above is a good picture of the old Presbyterian still in Fort where he taught school The following from the Fort News is of interest in this conned death of the noted explorer revives the question ot the truth of the t hat Henry M. Stanley taught school in F Smith in the days immediately preceding the who went the army and later joined the Union James H. of South John C. J. Frank Weaver and many of the other boys of that day are very positive in their declarations that the explorer is the school J amea H. Reed picked out the first photograph received hereof the after bis return from finding out of a large pile of with the my old a Cherokee The Rev Rope who 112 3'ears having been in the old the of 1792. He was a near relative and boy hood friend of inventor of the and was - among the to learn to read and write in his own Sequoyah being his I am well with Mr. Camell and he talked interestingly of the and people of three generations in be expected of so old a his mental faculties are and to those who understand his lauguage he talks having a faculty for and an appreciation of He says that Sequoyah was a few years younger than himself and grew up as the ordinary Indian boy of that and was an expert with the bow and i arrow when quite and later excelled in such manly sports as climbing and foot He me that Sequoyah's father was an Irish who had a Cherokee itie for a Lowery was a niece of our Sequoyah's father was called by tbe Indians by the name of and Sequoyah's English name was George or the to comprehend the true and when be showed and explained the same lo his many of whom at once realized its importance and set to the acting as Our Informant one of the first and to-day he the Advocate with as as the ordinary person does the favorite home The Indian mind is remarkable for its association of ideas and the idea of writing by Sequoyah's method was at once associated with ilea of branding and to this day the words branding is expressed in the tongue bv the same the was a benefactor to his The only American tribe that possess and 95 per cent of the today read and write either the English lauguage or tbe a record which will compare favorably any nationality in the Rev. Rope Camell says that Sequoyah a monument 500 feet and when I to him the stand taken by Mr. J. S. editor of the he meaning white R. Council Proceedings The Town Council of Incorporated M Town of Fort Indian | met op May 5th in - Agreeable to adjournment pf 'M ing held Monday night May 2 1904, Mayor Munn the council to The following members an- T swered at roll S. G. | A. R G. H. Henry C. R. John F. Alderman Morris being The of the last regular meetings were read and The Recorder presented his report which was accepted and J. S. Holden's bid for printing Was The hog ordinance was laid to next Next was the of oil Is and claims against the all bills presented were examined and approved by the finance after which the following ordinance and An ordinance titled an ordinance making an appropriation to pay certain claims and for other Be it ordained hy the Council of the Incorporated Town of Fort Gibson Indian Sec. 1. That there be and the same is hereby the sum of 10 to be paid out of the town treasure to the following named persons the amount set opposite their respective to William J as. 35,00 A. K. 10,00 8,50 Mary care 5,0p Capital Hotel for election 2,50 R. E. treasurers salary 4,00 1. W. 70 Butler Co. 2,50 Palace drug medicine for 2,'50 Century Light lights for John F. attending 3 1,50 I. W. H. C. C. G. H P A. R. for 152,40 Sec. 2. That the Mayor and Recorder are hereby authorized to draw warrants ro cover the above Passed and approved this the 5th day of 1904. A. R 8. G. ' There being no further adjourned to meet Tuesday night May 10th 1904. The Lord's Prayer in Cherokee A A man called at office ofThe Post one day this week undowered a valuable dog for only he was worth or but would make a big cut for cash It was about the looking yellow cur we had ever but the owner said he was powerful on all kinds of except on which he drew the I tackled one in his younger Before leaving he offered to take a d liar for the as be had ten more good and finally dared us to make a was when he walked off In an Apparent happy saying dog loved me powerful and guess I won't sell after Full report of town wilt appear in our The following is the Lord's Prayer in in its alpha bet Dh hq w K. P. Grand Officers of the K. and P. Grand Lodge of the Indian Territory have been as W. M. grand 1). L. grand vice grand prelate Jerry grand L. Hi Webbers grand Keeper of W. W. Rues Oldster - n t 1,50 1,50 1,50 1,50 1,50 2,00 Minors Can Not Sell general attorney for the Cherokee says that under the provisions of the new Indian while intermarried citizens and freedmen may dispose of their lands without and adult Indians of blood may sell their holdings with the approval of the the minor children of both classes are prohibited from selling their lands any While a more liberal measure was hoped for the restricted is looked upon as being all that be all things Stolen T. W. of the Muskogee Chamber of and Alex the Creek are to write a drama of Indian Territory entitled Stolen which will be
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