The Daily Ardmoreite. (Ardmore, Okla.), Vol. 17, No. 56, Ed. 1 Sunday, December 18, 1910 Page: 2 of 16
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Ardmore Sunday Oec. 18 1910
THE DAILY AROMOREITE
nnnui Nina nio
a . v nnd peculiarly
on tho Dlood; purifies enriches
and revitalizes it and in this
way builds up the whole sys-
tem Take it. Get it today.
lupaf. liquid for." or in rhittta
coated tablets called Sartatabn.
VICE HIS TEXT
JUDGE LATSHAW SPARED NO
WORDS IN LECTURING A MIN-
ISTER ONCE ARDMORE MAN.
IN JUDGEGALT'S COURT
JUDGE GRILLS YOUNG MAN FOR
FAILING TO PROVIDE FOR HIS
llcsiiies asseMiliig ft fin-' "f w t-tity-fivo
dollars against him for carrying
a pistol and being drunk Judge Cult
also administered u grilling to Cole
cwls In the illce court this auorn-
lng that he will remember a long
time U will lie remembered that
Lewis was went lo the penitentiary
from this county for two years for
breaking Into freight ours In the
local yards. l!y some manner he was
able to secure a p.imlo lifter serving
a short time. Since then lie has been
working In the city as u waiter and
the neighbors in the section of the
city where ttiis mother liveB are re-
BiK)iisitWe for the statement that the
two boys he having a brother nre
falling to provide for her and she
Is at present In destitute circum-
stances. The judge this morning toM
the hoy of thla report that had been
sent lo him by the noigthliors and
admonished him to get busy and do
something for his mother at once.
A commitment was issued by the
judge and unless tho necessary fine
is forthcoming it will be the city Juil
lioaldis this case there was n
Mexican fined the usual amount for
A HIGH CLASS CRIMINAL
Arraignment So Severe It Made the
Prisoner Tremble Came Before
Henry B. Smith Once an Arch-
deacon Was Paroled.
TO CURE A COLD IN ONE DAY
Take LAXATIVE BllOMO Quinine
Tablets. Druggists refund money If
it falls lo cure. E. IW. GROVE'S sig-
nature is on each box. 25c.
We don't care much for t.h "robust
HER HID AND ARM
BURNED AND ITCHED
l VV IrV
Could Hardly Sleep at Night for
About 11 Months. Used Cuti-
cura Soap and Ointment and
as Completely Cured.
"Mv mothor li.nl n red spot on hr
fight hand winch Ix-riih to grow worse
rapidly. I lie neigli-
lairs said it was a
titter. She got Kiimn
medicine from a doc-
tor but it did not do
any Rood. In about
II week Hip tcttrr he-
f:an to break out on
ht linn too. Shn
lisivl live or six differ-
rut kinds of !iniiurnti
and three diflfit'iit
kinds nf i.iilvt'4 ot
one if thesr did her a
particle of Rood. Her band and arm
would burn and itch bo muih that shn
rould hardly Iihp nt niRht. Iler hand
as that way for nUnit eleven mouths.
Finally a friend of ours recommended
Cuticura Soap nnd Ointment to us.
She IiourI'.i Miine immediately nn-l
began to U'e it. S'ie wa-ln'd her hiind
and arm with (uticuia Soup and
warm ivud r. Then he appi.eil llm
(utii urn Ointmen' nnd I andat'ed tier
band up. 1 lie nest morning e a'l
tl'ltlU'd a Rre;it IIIipioVl -mellt. HefolO
he iiad i I :i half o' ;i Pox of Oitit nu nt
and a vitv little Soap her band was
ompletelv ci:n. Nmv hi r hand i- as
well n- . ver. I t din! Cut i urn Soap an 1
Oir.tniM.! is tie (Ti.-t i-kiii rern"iv
ver il:-i.vii. i'. ).. Catiadv. Sua
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Kansas City Mo. Dec. 17. Preach-
er became pinilW'nt yesterday after-
noon and the sermon was delivered
from tho bench instead of the pulpit
when .ludge Ijitshuw of the criminal
court calbul ttcfore Mm the Rev.
Hnry I?. Smith until a year ago a
clergyman in Oklahoma. Mr. Smith
escaped a cnitenliary sentence in
the eriminnl court but hnd to face
u merciless nnd stinging arraignment
by .ludge Lalshaw. The lecture last-
ed twenty mlnutOB.
Mr. Smrtn. who has Cherokee In-
dian blood In bin veins became ad-
dicted to lht use of whisky and mor-
phine about a year ago. He came to
Kansas City two months ngo an a
business trip got on what ho called
"a terrific spree" failed to pay his
bills at the iraltimone and Kupper
hotels and spread worthlesa checks
about the city all to the amount of
$L'24. Smith wafl nrrested on com
plaint of the persons ho had victim-
ized and for the last seven weeks
has been In the county jail.
"1 ought to send J'ou to tho peni-
tentiary" Judge Ijttshaw sald to the
minister alien Smith was brought be-
fore him yesterday afternoon. "You
are a high class criminal a man of
high education and low morality.
That you did those things while un
der the Influence of liquor and dru-fl
is the poorest excuse you could offer.
You have disgraced the ministry so-
ciety your family nnd yourself. I
feel that. I am making a mistake In
permitting you to go free."
Willie the judge talked Smith trem-
hlcul violently and became pale. Pres-
ently he took from his pocket a let-
ter from his wife and asked Judge
l.ntshaw to read It.
"Yes there Is always an Innocent
nnd Injured woman to plead Kr a
man like you" the judge excla med.
"If a woman had fioven lives and fix
were taken from her with the :nst
gasp of her seventh life she would
plead for mercy for some worthless
man who had wronged her. A splen
did jierson you are to wear thp ilot'a
to instruct other men Jiow to live
aright how to draw strengfi from
religion to withstand temptation."
"I plead with you not to send me
to the penitentiary" Smith faltered.
"For the sake of my wife and little
children for the sake of my mother
who Is 8.' years old give me this one
chance to' redeem myself and I prom-
ise as Hod Is my wlfhess never to
let another drop of liquor or pa-tlcle
of morphine pass my Hps. I was a
useful man until a year ago. I stood
high and lived a clean upright life
till those accursed habits overtook
me. I promise "
"Enough of promises! Thev are
too easily made." Judge I.ats'iaw si'.d.
"1et your actions speak Instcrl of
your lips from now on. T.il case
ag;iinst you is dismissed. 011 are
now to go."
A ticket va housht for Sv iih nnd
he left las' night for Park Hill. Ok.
j where bis wife and four children
launH him. Hubert Owen. United
j States senator for many years a
ft i.-nd of Smith is trying to get him
a position teaching school in Oklahoma.
SKJEip"- .) :n".
I I T 1
laki the folk s one
of your latest Photon
All sit lint's up to
ami iiu ludlnvThurs-
day afternoon will
be delivered hy
You set the bint
Among the jn-rsons who Interested
i!i. inselves in Smith's case and inter-
cvilod for him with Judge l.atshaw
a 1 ;e Father J Stewart Smith rector
.-' .MaryVi Episcopal church 1IH1T
llol-.i.c- Street and Philip J. Mc
ar" b.y a i-eal estate dealer.
9 Yar in Ardmorl
Have you seen that line of World
Urand silver ware? You must see
It to appreciate its quality. See
i:.tr & spraoins co.
WHY NOT GIVE YOUR BOY OR
GIRL A PAIR OF HIGH TOP JOCK-
EY BOOTS FOR CHRISTMAS. SEE
HAMILTON'S SHOW WINDOW.
KOU THE NEXT TEN" HAYS we
will sell pure rendered lard in 50-lb
"ans at 12 l-2c per pound. v
1 3-5 COLD STORACE MARKET.
Kodaks Prices $1 to $20
Ladies'" Hand Bags
Prices $2.95 to $14
Bill Books Card Cases for either
ladies or gentlemen
Story Books for the children
Christmas Cards and Stickers
Fancy boxes of Candy in from one
to five pound boxes
Cigars in boxes of from twelve
to one hundred
Visit our store and see what we have
SUIT AGAINST CITY
BUT THE JURY RETURNED A'
VERDICT THAT PRACTICALLY j
MEANS A VICTORY FOR CITY j
Ringer Drug Co
NEW BOOK STORE
A profusion of Gift Books Story Books Bibles
Calendars Pictures and Toys for the discriminat-
ing Christmas shoppers.
Our Big Bible Special
No 202 Art Red Letter Bible genuine leather cov-
ers large type reference and helps maps subject
index and thumb index for $2.25
Call for No. 202.
Webster's Imperial Dictionary (new from cover to
cover) leather binding valuable helps retails every-
where for $8.00 dictionary stand value $3.50 the two
in this sale for $9.00
New Toys to Arrive Daily Next Week.
THE NEW BOOK STORE
Next to the Majestic Theatre.
The suit of Reuben Hardy vs. City i
of AnJniore -was tried In the district
court Friday and consumed the en-!
tire day. The Jury returned a verdict
of 200 damages. This suit was
brought by Mr. Hardy for damages
to four ibulldings Bltuated on Caddo
street and the baeement on ac-
count of overflows that occurred in
1908. lie claimed: that the city had
negligently and carelessly graded
the streets and closed up the sewers
at Fourth avenue and the sewer
at the Intersection of Paradise al-
ley and Caddo street. He asked for
$l.r00 for permanent injury and
albout the same amount for loss of
rents and repairs.
This practically winds up all dam-
age suits that were pending against
the dty of Ardmore at the .time the
new administration went into of-
fice. City Attorney Moore has dis
posed of five damage suits aggregat-
ing about $25000; rwo of these five
suits aggregating $12000 which have
ben won by the city. Of the other
three judgment has been rendered
of $100 $200 and $450 respectively.
The judgment of $450 'has .been ap-
pealed from and the city attorney
feels sure that the same will be
reversed in the higher court on ac-
count of the rulings made by Judge
Roberson in the trial of the suit.
The city is making a spec4al effort
to clean up all suits at this term of
court and by the time the court
is over the docket will lie practical-
ly cleaned up so far as the city is
it has the suit of Sayre vs. the
Cl'y; Ilest vs. the City and the
Ardmore Concrete & Construction
Co. vs. the City yet to dispose of.
We have the best line of tool
sets In the city and they make
dandy presents for the boy. See
13tt & SPRAGIXS CO.
SAY CHRISTMAS SHOPPERS?
HAVE YOU SEEN THE NEW ENG-
LISH SLIPPERS FOR MEN WO-
MEN AND CHILDREN AT HAMIL-
Gold Band Haviland.
Complete sets or parts of sets of
Haviland at the New State Hardware
& Harness Co. 16-7
make a !andy gift for the women
they can't help but like them.
15tf & SPRAGIXS CO.
FOR THE XEXT TEX DAYS we
will sell pure rendered lard in 50-lb
cans at 12 l-2c per pound.
13-5 CULD STORAGE MARKET.
CONVICTED WIFE SLAYER AT
LAWTON TO HANG DECEMBER
Recital at Hargrove College.
There will be a recital at Har-
grove College Monday evening Dec.
10th at 8 o'clock to which the pub-
lic Is invited.
J. M. GROSS
1-awton Okla. Dec. 17 The roie
which will tie used in the execution
of John Hopkins convicted wife-
shiver on December 3D will be the
same which has been employed in
the execution of every tnan legally
hunu since statehood with the sin
gle exception of another John Hop
kins who wa executed at Miami
two years aso for the murder of
his sweetheart Ix-iia Craig.
It was first secured by Sheriff
Frank C Carter of Tillman county
for the execution of Frank Ford
a negro convicted of wife murder.
No drunkard drinks as much as
people think he does.
A Real Remedy
FOB COLDS CRIPP. FEVERISHNESS
Hicks' Capudlne will do the work as
nothing else will. It quickly banishes the
iching and feverishness and restores
Cnpudine also cures Headaches of all
;inds including sick or nervous head-
ches and headaches caused by heat
old gripp or stomach dirders.
Capudlno is liquid easy and pleasant
take acts immediately. luC. 23c. and
)c. at drug stores.
and later was u.sed in the execution
of Will Johnson another negro con-
victed of the murder of Mrs. Mary
Cuppy an aged white woman at
Shawnee; A. F. Armstrong slayer of
Isaac T. Fell at Perry and A If Hun-
ter alias Jim Kingsbury niunlererof
Sheriff George W. Garrison of Ok-
Sheriff Carter brought the rope
binding straps and noose up from
Frederick Thursday. 'It will get one
John Hopkins however" said Car-
ter "and this coincidence will fix
up the failure to hang all of them."
Sheriff I.eFors is preparing to
erect a gallows in a recess in the
wall of the court house. The death
watch will Ik? placed on Hopkins
within the next few days.
"I'm ready" declared Hopkins
Thursday when visited by the sher-
iff. "Go ahead and carry out the
mandate of the court aril don't
worry alout be. I am no good to
myself my children or anybody else
My children all have good homes
now. That is all I care aPjout. I
am wil ing to die ana look forward
with ;!easure to the day of my ex
ecution." .. -.TIHH.H
lie seemu in gomi spirits wnen
told of the court mandate ordering
his .eath. and laughed heartily when
John Gonzalus recently sentenced to
life imprisonment called the county
attorney to one side after the man
ner of bootleggers and asked to be
"tiven. credit" for the time served
bv him befofe trial.
We carry the famous Gillette and
Enders safety Razors they will
please the man get him one.
15tt & SPRAGIXS CO.
CAN'T FIND A NICE LEATHER
BAG FOR MRS WE HAVE THEM
GENUINE SEAL AND THE PRICES
RINGER DRUG CO.
YOUR BOY OR GIRL WOULD BE
DELIGHTED WITH A PAIR OF OUR
NEW JOCKEY BOOTS FOR CHRIST-
MAS. HAMILTON'S. 16-2
It Is well to be sure you are right
before going ahead and it Is just as
well to he sure you are wrong be-
fore backing! out.
what Liver or Bowel nedietas fo
are usinf stop it now. Get a 10
box week's treatment of CAS J
CARETS today from your drnfjiat I
and learn how easily naturally and .
delightfully your liver can bo mad
to work and your bowlt mora or erf
day. There's itu in every box.
CASCARETS am nature's helper.
You will Iff difftranet!
CASCAKBTS toe a W( t a week's
Irnlmnt. sll drag; rial. Biff acUa
in the world. Malta txcs a M0.
Fishers Hutt's Christies and
James Whitcomb Riley's Books.
Christmas Stationery and Jacob's Candies
The stock of Silverware at the
Xew State Hardware & Harness Co.
is the guaranteed kind. It pays to
look. 16-7 1
When the spirit of Christmastide .makes all humanity akin
when everybody is trying to make everybody else happy we join
with the happy throng and extend the greetings of the season to
our customers and friends everywhere. We sincerely appreciate
your courtesies to us iduring the year 1&10 and we hope to be of
even more service to you in 1911. We rejoice In the 'prosperity of
those who have prospered and lo those whose Christmas iB saddened
by broken ties we extend our sincere sympathy.
May your paths during the Xew Y'ear whose dawn is almost
in sight be strewn with peace haivpiness contentment and iros-perity.
First National Bank
and Its Employees
You Formed the Habit
in 1910 of asking Tor DeWitt's and thereby gave Ardmore the
distinction of having the largest cigar factory in the state.
Keep the habit working during 1911 and I will keep up the
grade or the DeWitt cigars so you will feel proud to invite your
friends to smoke with you.
A box of these fine smokers would not be amiss for a Christmas.
present would it? Order from your druggist or gTOcer.
I wish for every reader of this card unalloyed happiness during
the Christmas holidays and a prosperous New Year.
W. C. DeWITT
DeWitt's Experience Nickel Smoker
Major Pino 10c
I Desire to Extend
My Sincere Thanks
to the good people of Ardmore for their unstinted and generous
patronage during the year whose last month Is now fading into
history. I fcave tried to serve you well and hope that I have
merited your continued patronage during the Xew Year. Accept
my sincere wishes for your happiness and the happiness of your
Hoffman Drug Company
By THEODORE HOFFMANN.
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