The Daily Ardmoreite. (Ardmore, Okla.), Vol. 17, No. 159, Ed. 1 Friday, April 7, 1911 Page: 1 of 8
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The Ardmorehe Is the Only Newspaper in Southern Oklahoma Receiving the Associated Press News Service.
Clothing French dry cleaned
and steam pressed. Only
French dry cleaners In city.
Phone 496 Blue.
Our Foundry li in operation and
we are making fine castings ot all
kin Is we have a few hitch wulichti
In stock to more ijuk k.
Jones-Everett Machine Co.
ARDMORE OKLAHOMA FRIDAY EVENING APRIL 7 1911
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NORTH GERMAN LLOYD LINER
PRINCESS IRENE STILL HELP-
LESS IN GRIPPING SAND.
VESSELS SEHT TO ASSISTANCE
With Seventeen Hundred and Twenty
Passengers Aboard the Unfortu-
nate Vessel Awaits the Arrival of
the Friedrick Wilhelm.
Lone Hill Life Saving Station
Long Island April 7. The giant
North German Lloyd liner Princess
Irene Is still lying helpless in the
gripping sand keys off here today
with 1720 passengers abroad waiting
the Freidrick Wilhelm sent to her as-
sistance from New York.
The Btranded Irene rolls slightly
In the swelling in-sea and is deeper
in the sand than when 6 he struck in
the fog yesterday morning.
Passengers in No Danger.
New York N. Y. April 7 In less
than fifty miles of New York harbor
the destination of the Princess Irene
the vessel with passengers aboard
spent yesterday last night and to-
day helpless In the sands of the lee-
warj coast of Long Island on the edge
of the "graveyard of the Atlantic."
The vessel Is surrounded by tugs and
revenue cutters ready to give aid.
With the arrival of the Friedrick Wll-
.helm this afternoon the transfer of
passengers to that vessel will be
Tax Appeal Is Perfected.
Oklahoma City Okla. April 6.
Judge E. P. Hill of McAIeater today
perfected an appeal to the supreme
court of the United States In the suit
of Michael H. Gleason et al against
Treasurer Wood of Pittsburg county
to prevent collection of state taxes
upon Choctaw allotments remaining
in possession of the original allottee.
Suit was started in the superior
court of Pittsburg county where
Gleason lost. That decision was af-
firmed by the state supreme court
holding that the congressional act of
May 27 1008 taxing allotment In the
Ave civilized tribes where restric-
tions had been removed was consti-
tutional and upon this Judge Hill
takes an appeal to the higher court.
It is his contention that the agree-
ment made with the Choctaw nation
in 1898 exempting allotments from
C. P. HALL.
New and second hand goods
bought sold repaired rented
and exchanged. Call for tickets
15 00 worth (lets you a hand-
some piece of premium china-
ware. Cash or collections.
It's convenient to bny your
meats and groceries at the
same store and it's pleasing
to know that you will get the
very best of each every time
you order. Try as.
KING & GILLIAM
Successors to W. A. Gilliam
Free Ride to See Property
m- C. L. WELLS
taxation was uion sufficient consider
atlon and became a property right
which congress had no authority to
take from them.
Outcome of the case will affect
many thousands of dollars the coiin
ties are attempting to collect
O xes. The suit of Bessie Brown En
.sh of Tulsa involving the same
question in the Creek nation was ap
pealed some weeks ago.
FITS ON STAND
MEMBER OF CAMMORRISTS FELL
AGAINST BARS OF HIS CAGE IN
A FAINT TODAY.
Vitorbo Italy April 7. (Again today
the trial of the Cammorists was in
terrupted when Ciro Vituzzi the ac
cused priest weakened by a self-
imposed fast fainted. He was under
interrogation and had worked him
self into such a state of mental and
physical exhaustion that he tumbled
over against the steel bars of the
prisoners' cage. Lawyers and carbin
eers rushed to bis assistance and In
the confusion President Bianchi de
clared the sitting suspended. At the
same time the court ordered Vitozzi
to break his fast with the yolks of
half a dozen eggs.
CHANGE OF SCHEDULE.
New Time Card on Santa Fe Begin
ning Next Monday.
The ffiolfcwlnig changes in the
Santa Re time card will become ef
fective Monday April 10:
South bound train No. 5 whloh
now arrives at 6:10 a. m. will ar-
rive at 4:011 one hour earlier.
South bound train No. 11 now ar
riving at 1:15 p. in. will arrive fit
1:09 eight minutes earlier. ..
South bound train No. 17 now ar-
riving at 4:25 p. m. not affected.
North bound train No. 6 now ar-
riving at 12:07 a. m. is not af-
fected. (North 'bound train No. 18 now ar-
riving at 11:22 a. m. will arrive at
11:28 a. m. six minutes later.
iN'orth 'bound train IXo. 12 now ar-
riving at 2:45 p. m. will arrive at
3:0G 21 minutes Inter.
Health Board Statement.
Oklahoma City OWa. April 6. Tu
Iwrculosis furnished the greatest per
centage of deaths during the month
of February according to a state-
ment of the State Board of I lealth
the total number of cases 'being 107
and the nunvber of deaths 66. There
were 59 cases of diphtheria and 10
deaths 362 cases of scarlet fever
and 16 deaths 250 cases of small-
pox and 1 death 50 cases of typhoid
fever six of which were fatal ones
and 500 oases of pneumonia and 1&5
deaths. For the month there were
873 deaths reported 480 being males
and 395 females Sll white and 64
black. During February there were
2.5S1 births 1350 males and 1231
females 2503 white and 78 black.
The low death rate of typhoid
fever is due to the Health Depart-
ment's campaign for better sanitary
conditions and the average for Feb-
ruary was the lowest in the depart-
ment's history. During February last
year the typhoid deatn rate was 52.1
per cent. There were 19 deaths from
infantile paralysis and 11 from ipella-
gra during 1910. For February Gar-
field county reported 3 fatal cases
of hydrophobia. During 1910 there
were five cases reported 3 of them
In District Court.
The district court Is engaged in
hearing the case of Lou J. Hall vs.
C. P. Hall today. The plaintiff is
asking for a division of the property
and for custody of the children.
The court recently declined to
grant a divorce asked for in a pre-
vious trial between the same parties.
If yon have City or Farm
Property for Sale. List It
pn OFFICE OVER
ON OCCASION OF SILVER JUBI
LEE OF KING WILLIAM AND
Zeppelin in His Dirigible 'New
Deutschland" Flew From Friedricha
to Stuttgart Carrying Several Pas-
sengers. Stuttgart Germany April 7. Count
Zeppelin in his dirigible "Xew-DeusUih
land" arrived here this afternoon
having left Friedricha at 8:25. He
carried several passengers.
He came here to greet King Wil-
liam 11th of Wurtemburg and Queen
Charlotte on the occasion of their
silver wedding anniversary tomor-
row. The king and queen are both
aerial enthusiasts. Two years ago
they both flew with ZQppelin over
Lake Constance being the only royal
people who ever so ventured.
Circling over the royal palace to
day Zeppelin dropped a parachute
bouquet greeting to the king and
He will fly from here to Baden
TO GRAND LODGE
WILL GO FROM McALESTER TO
OKLAHOMA CITY BY SPECIAL
TRAIN FOR CONSOLIDATION.
Ixcal Odd FeKows and members
of the allied fraternal societies will
lea.ve here Sunday for MoAlester
where the grand lodge of Indian Ter-
ritory jurisdiction will be convened
Tuesday morning with Judge Hen-
shaiw as grand 'master. The Rebek-
ahs will meet Monday for a school
of instruction and will then convene
In regular business session Tuesday.
All the standing committees of the
Grand Lodge will be in session Mon-
day according to a rule adopted at
the Grand Lodge two years ago re-
quiring the committees to meet a
day In advance of the Grand Lodge
meeting so the Grand Lodge would
not be delayed in waiting for reports
and also for the purpose of giving
members of standing committees an
opportunity of attending ut least a
portion of the sessions. The Canton
and the Grand Encampment will also
be in session at the same time.
After 'being in session Monday
Tuesday and Wednesday at McAIes-
ter where the Grand Ixdge of In
dian Territory will transact the busi-
ness of its closing year as a separate
tirlsdlction the members will go by
special train Wednesday night to
Oklahoma Cily where the jurisdic-
tions of Indian Territory and Oklaho-
ma will be consolidated.
Among those wiho will attend from
Ardmore are W. W. Taliaferro Judge
and Mr. I. It. Mason Mrs. Gertrude
Terry D. T. Nisbett James Weeks
Judge Stillwe:i H. Russell and Hen
ry A. Kembel.
GOVERNMENT DEEDS JAILS.
Several Abandoned Prisons are Giv
en to Oklahoma Counties.
Washington April C The depart
ment of justice today signed and
forwarded the deeds to the various
abandoned Oklahoma territorial jails
aa follows: Jail at Vinita to Craig
county Jail at Muskogee to the city
of 'Muskogee tail at McAlester to
Pittsburg county and the jail at Ard
more to Carter county. These trans
fers were made in view of the sat-
isfactory settlement by Oklahoma of
the bill for feeding and caring for
Two thousand extra copies of Sun
day morning's Ardmoreite will he
sent out over Carter county. If you
have a message you want to reach
every home ' get It to the office as
early as possible.
TSe Weather MANY MINERS
New Orleans La. April 7.
The weacher forecast for
Oklahoma for tonight and
Saturday is unsettled.
GET A JOB
HOLD II DOWN
POLICE IS AFTER ALL THE VAG3.
MILLIONAIRES AND PAUPERS
Kvery police officer left the station
thus morning with a long list of names
of persons charged with vagrancy.
Here in Oklahoma nearly any old
body can be a vag. You may be
worth a million and be a vag. If you
are a drunkard you are a vag if you
are a poker player you are a vag if
you fail to support your family you
are a vag and now how are are all
of us to escape being a vag at some
time and under some circumstances?
After the police had made the first
round there was a fine looking bunch
before his honor the Judge of the
municipal court. Some were fined
the most of them were fined but one
fellow proved that he had a Job. that
he had been working for ten days
really he had put in ten days at hard
labor and his toss testified that he
was so well pleased with the result
of the ten days' work that the defend-
ant had a job just as long as he want-
ed it. And Judge Gait was touched
with pity because the Oklahoma law
wouldn't allow him to fine the fellow
anyway and had to turn him loose.
One able-bodied man fought his case
and he fought hard He didn't have
the price to pay an attorney but he
pleaded his own case. He talked with
tears in his eyes. His defense was
that he had really worked. The man
he worked for was put on the stand.
"Yes" the witness said "your honor
the defendant worked for me. He did
three hours' work three years ago
and since tli: t time I have not known
of his ever doing anything." "You
may stand aside" said the court and
there was a fine entered against the
name of the vag on the docket.
Another made a fight to Bave his
fine money. He stood ready to prove
he was no vag he could show that he
owned property valued at $15000 and
might prove the same property was
worth $20000 if the court would al-
low him to get certain witnesses.
"Owning property is no defense"
said the court. "Have you been lying
around pool halls?" "Yes" was the
answer. "Are you engaged In any
kind of labor?". A negative answer
came from the poor fellow and that
was enough. "Found guilty" said the
Now if some fellow comes to you
with a red nose and soft muscles
some fellow that does not have the
appearance of having earned an hon-
est dollars in a decade and asks you
for work don't turn him down he
will work at any price you name If
you will just agree to ge before
Judge Gait and testify in police court.
HE TALKED SOCIALISM.
His Wife Sued Him for Divorce and
Asks for Her Former Name.
In these piping days of peace all
there Is to make a fuss about Is poll-
tics but one fellow made too much
noise about politics and bifl wife has
entered suit against him for divorce.
Howard & Sigler are the attorneys
for Mrs. E. V. Knight who sues her
husband J. J. Knight for divorce. In
her petition she alleges they were
married in Carter county In March
1908 and lived together until Decem-
ber 1909 a little more than a year.
She says her husband made her saw
wood and do manual labor and
after she was tired from the day's
work he would talk socialism and
abuse the democrats and republicans;
because she did not keep posted on
socialism he called her a fool with
and adjective and would worry her
with political discussions and break
her rest. She asks for her former
name Ellett and for costs of the
suit and for divorce.
A friend can get mighty fond of
you when he wants you to do some-
thing for him.
BETWEEN FIFTY AND SEVENTY-
FIVE MEN ENTOMBED IN MINE
LITTLE CHANCE FOR ESCAPE
Fire Is Raging Along the Entire Vein
Although With Two Openings to
the Mine Entombed Men Are Cut
Off From Both.
Scranton Penn. April ".Fifty to
seventy-live men employed in the Ban-
croft mine of the Scranton Cola com
pany at Tlioop are entomlx-d In the
inner workings with nil change of
escape it Is believed cut off.
Fire is raging along the entire vein
owing to the engine house having
been et ablaze.
The mine is equipped with two
openings but tho location of the
burning engine room Is such as to
have cut of escape by these routes.
Two thousand extra copies of Sun-
day morning's Ardmoreite will be
sent out over Carter county. If you
have a message you want to reach
every home get it to the office as
early as possible.
REAL ESTATE IS
VERY ACTIVE NOW
R. S. HAYDEN SAYS THAT MANY
CHANGES MUST BE MADE IN
"What is the matter with Ardmor
people?" said the tax assessor today.
"You se my men have been work-
ing since the first of March in the
field and there have been more real
estate changes than ever In-'fore and
there are a lot of new people here
and they are buying right and left."
And that Is really wnat Is happen
ing. Ardmore proxrty Is In demand.
The Ardmoreite Is carrying a half
dozen ads for people who want to
buy homes and wihlle some answers
are coming there is not so much
eagerness to sell. When the property
owner realizes that he can turn his
house nnd lot for cash any day of
the week he is not so anxious to sell
as when he has to hunt a month for
a buyer. .
The tlx valuations will be about
the same as they were la.st year and
the people will le pleased to know
they have not been raised. The books
of the assessor will ibe ready for
the equalization boarn about the sec-
ond Monday in May.
OWEN IN STATEHOOD FIGHT.
Washington April 6. A flood of
bills poured in upon the senate today.
Senator Owen of Oklahoma offered
one bill to establish a national depart
ment of health and a resolution ap-
proving the constitution of Arizona
and New Mexico and providing for the
admission of these territories to state
Senator Bourne of Oregon Introduc-
ed a resolution submitting to the sev-
eral states an amendment to the con-
stitution providing for the direct elec-
tion of senators. The amendment con-
tains the clause advocated by the
southern democrats providing that
the electors shall have the qualifica
tions of the electors of the most num-
erous branch of the state legislature."
This would prevent federal Interfer-
ence with the ' state constitutions
which fix limitations upon suffrage.
Senator Cullon introduced a bill to
prohibit importation of opium except
for medical .purposes.
Senator Gore of Oklahoma introduc-
ed absolution which was adopted
calling on the secretary of the treas-
ury for information regarding con-
tracts by the treasury department
with the United States supreme
At 1 o'clock the senate went into
executive session and adjourned at
1:05 until next Monday.
Oklahoma City Okla. April 7. Gov
truce will !n a few days make
(known his poult ion on tho priKscc
BUbstiluto for See. 9 of Art. IX to ho
voted upon April 23. The governor
said ho was Investigating tho ertVi
the new section would have on the
constitution and endeavoring to d
termlne if Attorney General West
was correct when he charged there
were fatal jokers in the measure.
SECRET SERVICE MEN
GOVERNMENT DETECTIVES BE
LIEVED TO HAVE FRUSTRATED
ushingtoii ). C April 7. What
tho secret service men bi:ievo to b
an extended plan to flood the mid
dle west Willi counterfeit gold coin
was discovered in Kansas City.
Repo-ts to the secret service bu-
reau say that two men were arrested
there with fifty-nine eagles and Miir
ly-two double eagles probably coun-
terfeit on them.
Tried to Past Counterfeits.
Kansas City 'Mo. April 7. M. K.
Little and Charles Docault were ar-
rested here Wednesday night. The
police say that they trhvl to pass
a counterfeit gold eagle at the Cor-
ner drug Btore.
NATIONAL BANKERS MEET.
Recently Converted Financiers May
Oklahoma City Okla. April 6.
Representatives of national banks
which have recently converted from
state banks met here today to perfect
organization with the view of resist
ing collection ot the 1 per cent em-
ergency assessment made for the ben
efit of the state guaranty fund by the
state banking board.
Little Information was allowed to
leak to the public but it is said the
movement represents about fifty na-
tionals which the story is have de-
serted their state charters In the last
thirty days and representing a total
assessment of about $150000.
Complaint against the assessment
Is two-fold the bankers claiming
there was no necessity for It at least
such necessity had not been known
to them and second they object to
the use of guaranty money to keep
weak Institutions going.
This complaint it was made plain
by one of the bankers Is not against
the present state administration or
present banking -board but it is point-
ed out that In the last fourteen
months the state has rushed to the
rescue of banks in a bad condition
and loaned the guarantee fund to
keep their doors open.
State bankers here today said that
a? soon as the report of the exami-
nation of the guaranty fund made Ty
the state bankers' association was re-
ceived by the individual bankers a
meeting would be held to consider It.
Just what the report shows has not
been made public.
The banking board will probably
make a test case with some of the re-
cently converted state banks for the
purpose of collecting the 1 per cent
guaranty fund assessment.
OSAGE BILL RE-INTRODUCED.
Measure For Division of Tribal Lands
Again Before Congress.
Washington April o. In response
to the memorial of the Osage council
and .prominent tribesmen generally.
Senator Owen of Oklahoma In the
senate and iCongressman McGuire In
the house today reintroduced the
bill which passed thj house -at the
last session of congress providing
for the division of lands and funds
of the Osage nation.
Hriefly the bill which has been
agreed uion by the Indians their at-
torneys and otuers Interested pro-
vides for the taxation of Osage lands:
the payment out of the I'nited S.'ates
treasury of tribal lunds to compe-
tents; the exchanging of homesteads;
the making of wills; the partition
of lands of deceased Osages by the
county courts; the payment of the
pro rata share of the tribal fund to
blind or crippled members of the
tribe and -a provision that lands of
Osage allottees can not be taken for
debt prior to the issuance of certifi-
cates of competency.
ELIS WAINWRIGHT OF ST. LOUIS
WANTED ON BRIBERY CHARGE
GIVES HIMSELF UP.
RELEASED UNDER HEAVY BOND
Wainwrlght Was Indicted in Nineteen
and One on a Charge of Bribery
in Connection With St. Louis Street
St. Louis Mo. April 7. F.llis Wain-
Wright milllonaiie brewer who was
In Kurope -when indicted in 1901 on
a charge of .bribery in connection with
ji street railway franchise surren
dered to the sheriff here today- and
was released on $20000 liiond.
Wainwriglit was abroad when for
mer Cirtcuit Attorney Joseph W.
iFoik negaii rdlln.g fcho brllry
scandal in St. IxhiIs.
Walnwright was one of the direc
tors of the St. Louis & Suburban
Rail way Company whose names It is
alleged were signed to notes for
$135000 to obtain the .passage of
the franchise bill.
The Celtic Way.
Two Irishmen named respectively
Pat and Mike hired out to work for
a farmer who was proverbially stin
gy both In regard to wuges paid
his -help and particularly as tc the
amount and quality of food meas-
ured out to them at table. After
many days of hard wonk during
which the a'ways good aippetltea of
the men were sharpened to the
point whereby they could no longer
endure the pangs they entered a
compact whereby they were sure of
getting enough to eat at least for
once. They decided that after the
farmer was In bod on this particular
night they would go oown to the cel-
lar where the good things were kept
and fill themselves. Mike on leav
Ing the room where he and his com-
panion in misery slept encouraged
Pat with the assurance that he would
soon return. He started for the cel-
lar and about half way down kicked
over a milk pan which had been
placed on the step to cool the milk.
The noise roused the farmer who
jumped up In .bed and shouted
"Who's there?" Mike merely answer-
ed "M-e-aw!" The farmer thought
that it was only ia cat and settled
down to sleep again. Mike found the
well-stored cupboards and filled him-
self his hands and his pockets and
returned to the bedroom. He said to
Pat "Now Pat be alsey for on the
cellar sthalrs they have a lot of
milk pans. lie alsey taut you don't
hit 'em." By the time Pat reached
the stairs he thought only of hi8
gnawing hunger and kicked every
pan on the stairs. This -angered the
farmer and out of bed he Jumped
and into his clothes shouting again:
"Who's there!" Pat answered " 'Tl
another cat sir!" From Norman E.
Mack'a National Monthly.
School Contest at Durant.
Dnpjint Okla. April 6. Sixteen en-
tries have been received for the sec-
ond annual Inter-JIIgh School track
meet oratorical and piano contest
which will be held in this city Friday
and 'aSturday under the auspices of
the Southeastern State Normal.
Among the schools which will send
contestants are Ardmore Shawnee
Kingston Tishomingo Alderson Ma-
rietta Hugo and Armstrong Academy
of Bokchito. The afhjetle events will
include a tennis contest which will
be held Friday afternoon. The piano
and oratorical contests wi'l be con-
ducted In the Methodist church Sat-
We are now devoting our
exclusive attention and
skill to doing TIN WORK
and can give every order
prompt and careful atten-
IV. A. PRIDE & Co.
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