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   Stilwell Standard (Newspaper) - February 14, 1902, Stilwell, Oklahoma                                v successor to m pMweii Witi$&^6iviiMo:d&^ ^> A, 'i; ii-i SSi VOL. II. * SfeLWELL; I, T., FHIBA*, FE^BTJABY, 14, lfos.* * * ' v  ' Physician '& Surgeon* ST1'LWELL~----- IND*. TER. .     '    . .     , ' v in,.   Givon Special Attention.' ROi Garrison Avonuc,     K)Kr bJIITH, Attl^ N' News .Dealer " \ And, Con&etipner. Fine Fruits of all KjQds>;aucL T^i he" Cigars a'tf *My Placer -Nexf> IJoor ^SoiAlx bi Mason" &r�>tther, Stil^cU, Mr. Bixby in Washington. Washnitgton,FebVuary 9.-Mr-. | ^Tam^'Bixbv, acting chairm.au of' the Dawes commission, is in Washington,m answer;to a summons of Mr. Hitchcock,secretary of the interior, fo� tne purpose of joining ih a conference concor , mg the proposed supplemetvtal treaty with the Crtj.eS...Xiidians. Ple'as'arit Porter, ohief of the Creeks, has been m Wasingtou for a week on business connected with the proposed ratification of iiLo,treaty, and an effort. |Wi-U be made to have it closed up at once. The department refused to agree to the ratification ot a supplemental treaty some weeks ago,s out in the light oi new information on the'subject desires the Jfieaty to be ratiTied. The proposed treaty provides ior a change in the system ol allotting lauds. Under tne existiug treaty the allotments are maue on an appraised valuation, location, mineral deposits and a number of lik^&ic.ments entering into the-the -value placed upon - the -laud by the appraisisei'S. The Indiauy' are now asking to have then-treaty amended so that-the ques tion'of locality and mineral will not be cousiuered in appraising the value, of the allotments. Other features ol the proposed supplemental treaty are,of minor importance. "These matters have all beeu discussed by the. Creeks aud the Dawes commission," said Mr. Bixby, "i ud I do not anticipate any trouble in having* the".: supT plementaltreaty promtly rathedv ii this is done there will be-no difficulty iu Having the- work of enrolling tiie Creeks and. allot-' ting.tueir lauds speedily  closeu There'aj-e now about 1500 of the Creeks who have refused to enroll, on the list of the- �commis-sion, hut. Mi'- Bix.by believes thai they will come in as soon as the supplemental treaty has ,been_ rauued; Something like 80U0 of the. Creeks hate already oeeu etl-r.,olled," and the deed' for their lands ate awaiting the approval: of the secretary of the interior-As su'oU as this TOaa^iter is dis--;posed'o'f^r Mr,--^ixby says,* ihe Cre^k rafiaits will be rapidly^ closed up," aud the comna'ission Will theu tui'n us attentionVv-< ta� Chiokasawej and Chocktaw6/ "Tuewurkof the oommiRSion,"; said Mi. Bixby, "hits"beeii beset u itli mauy difficulties,-liut we are, now able to see our way put?and; will be a-ble, I think, to close ujj: the work in- 'a qoupje' ot; years., There will be worlrj bfcourse, for ^.number of years, but it will' tie of AinmQCjehatd,cJ.e'r ajad- oatube attended tp^by a clerk" or- two ip tfcie Indian deparjlment; MVvuc. -�ffori^ are'.how befcngt mad�"t6 se4 - Pitiable Plight of Fullbloods. The immediate necessity of-re-lieving the sufferiag fullhloodsi� who are struggling against 'all the horrors ot starvation in the show clad; fastnefe|;v of the hills, has aroused' the' tribal authorities to take .action, and ,Chief .B'uffiin-gton w.illj^aye for Washington to-morrow, personally re*, .quest.tiie. secretary of' the in* ter.ior to allow the'payment ol ^10,000 from the fmlus received from royalties, for .relief jpur-posi s. ... There is approximately $30, -00U in the sub treasury at bt. Louis to the credit of the nation, and with the consent of the de-partment this money will be immediately av'iilable.. Chief Buffiuglon was in consultation at Muskogee,Suturday, with Agent J. Blair Shoenielt, in regard to diverting mall to meet the ambition -fit. all the towns aspiring to become cpuu'ty SeatS. v ' - The Frisco railroadJias started a .corps of surveyors on its projected'''hue. .from Minco,.i. T., south-via Wear.   The terminus' is not known; The towusite map of Ardmoie has beeu approved by Secretary riitehcock aud the Chickasaw townsite. commission will begin appraisraent. South MbAtaste'r is ieeling good over the prospeot of-�getting an'$80,000 cotton factory. ^-^Pvcfy, a,l negro, wass con-; vfctea Monday in Muskogee ot 
                            

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