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Page 56 - What though the spicy breezes Blow soft o'er Ceylon's isle, Though every prospect pleases, And only man is vile : In vain with lavish kindness The gifts of God are strown ; The heathen, in his blindness, Bows down to wood and stone...
Page 58 - Seger, Cloud Chief, and Cordell. There are many private lines between towns and ranches in western Oklahoma, and in Beaver County there is telephone connection between many ranches upon the wire fences. CLIMATIC DATA. It is with pleasure that I present herewith the following data upon the various phases of the climate of Oklahoma and the Indian Territory, prepared by CM Strong, section director for the Oklahoma and Indian Territory section of the climate and crop service, of the United States Weather...
Page 11 - Dakota shall be to provide the means of acquiring a thorough knowledge of the various branches of learning connected with scientific, industrial and professional pursuits...
Page 10 - ... to be applied only to instruction in agriculture, the mechanic arts, the English language and the various branches of mathematical, physical, natural and economic sciences, with special reference to their applications in the industries of life, and to the facilities for such instruction.
Page 9 - ... brick structures in nearly all of the 2,000 school districts and imposing brick or stone high-school buildings in the cities, while the magnificent structures of the Territory's five higher educational institutions will compare favorably with those of most advanced educational centers of the nation. The educational interests of the Territory are under the general supervision of the superintendent of public instruction. The law also provides for a Territorial board of education, which in a large...
Page 30 - Provided, however, That in case the lessee is in default for nonpayment of rent he shall not be allowed to remove such improvements or make such entry to secure crops until all arrearage of rent is fully paid : And provided further, That such improvements and growing crops shall be removed within sixty days after the termination of such lease, and not thereafter. RULE 21. Upon the nonpayment of the rent on any...
Page 106 - Osage tribe numbers 1,798 persons, of which numter there are 877 full bloods and 921 mixed bloods. The full bloods are constantly decreasing in numbers and it is only a question of a few years when they will be extinct. The mixed bloods are increasing in numbers and are just as capable of becoming citizens and caring for themselves as the same number of white men. The Kaw number 213 persons, of which number 99 are full bloods. The same remarks applv to this trite that have been made about the Osage.
Page 25 - Territory to lease said lands for the benefit of the school fund under such rules and regulations as might be prescribed by the Secretary of the Interior.
Page 11 - Territory, in addition to this support section 13 in each township in what is known as the Cherokee Outlet was reserved from settlement for university, normal school, and agricultural college purposes in the proclamation of the President of the United States opening those lands to settlement. The lands so reserved have been appropriated for the above purpose by act of Congress and have been leased for the benefit of the institutions named.
Page 5 - SIR : I have the houor to submit the following report of the condition and progress of Oklahoma Territory for the year ending June 30, 1897: GENERAL OBSERVATIONS.

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