The Daily Ardmoreite. (Ardmore, Okla.), Vol. 18, No. 117, Ed. 1 Tuesday, February 20, 1912 Page: 1 of 8
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THE ARDMOREITE IS THE ONLY NEWSPAPER IN SOUTHERN OKLAHOMA RECEIVING THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEWS SERVICE
ARDMORE OKLAHOMA. TUKSDAV EVENING FEUIiUAUY 2( 1012
UK IN W
ONLY QUESTION NOW SEEMS TO
BE WHO WILL BE MISSOURI'S
Believe That Outcome of Missouri
r.orwention 's Being Awaited by
Oklahoma Democrats Who
Joplin. Mo.. IVii. lir-j .?tstoun
democratic state convention convened
here at 11 o'clock with practical
certainty tliat eight deelgates ai
large lit the Baltimore convention
-each with a half vote will be named.
The Clark supporters are in con-
trol o the convention. The main
question ahead is who will be the
national committeeman from Mis-
souri? The names expected to compose
the big eight are:
Senators Stone and Heed former
tiovernor Folk Stephens Francis
and Dockery and W. T. Kemper and
tiilhert Barhee of Joplin.
United States Senator Stone was
the guiding star of last night's mill-
ing. Folk announced that he would
not be a member ot the big eight
ihut both Stone and Reed insisted
that he be kept on the list.
E. F. Clotra of St. Louis the pres-
ent national coititii'it'ienfan is con-
fident of re-election but opposition
is practically certain. Samuel B.
secretary of state Is
a.i opponent fir Gol-
A special effort will be made for i
lm-mnnv. heoanse Oklhoma which i
holds her convention this week is
said to be watching Joplin for point-
ers on the presidential race.
Among the first speakers today
were T. B. Shannon chairman of
the state committee: K. M. Harber of
Trenton temporary chairman of tho
Cornfed Pork Roasts
Pure Pork Sausage
Juicy Beef Steaks
Fine Beef Roasts
and the Best Groceries in
GILLIAM fif KING
MONEY TO LOAN
Not Much Bui Some
Not Cheap. But Good
Farm I. Oaly
Pottorf B!dj. M. D. SMITH
Let us Have Your New
Year's Shelvina Counters
Tables Cabinets Show
Put In at
Hunt's Planing Mill
THE NEW ROYAL THEATRE
Ladies' Souvenir Night. Wednesday. Feb. 21
(Every Lady Will Receive a Souvenir)
MATINEE. THURSDAY. FEBRUARY 22
LO WEN STEIN. S ORCHESTRA ALWAYS
i on wilt ion ami W. S. Cow peril tip;
permanent chairman who spoke this
.loplin. Mo. Feb. 2ii.- "Coiiceruln-;
national politics I wisli to say that
tills is our year" declared Joseph
K. Shannon of Kansas City the
state chairman in calling the demo-
cratic delegate convention to order
"All one has to do to he convinced
of it" said Mr. Shannon "is to talk
to those v 'omprise either wing of
th.- republ. l'urty today. The
Hoosevelt pet tell you that Tatt
can't be elect 'n fact we demo-
crats in Missoti. tf ve 11 great deal
to the Hoosevelt of the repub
lican party in tbU V te for they
were the originators 'lie idea of
adopting resoluttous h say in
substance that 'we he endorse
the many and splendid at nievements
of the administration of William
Howard Taft. However we favor
as our candidate for the second term
of that splendid administration. The-
"We democrats should lose no
sleep over whom our republican
friends shall nominate for J assure
you we can lick Hoosevelt as easily
as the Hoosevelt people say we can
lick Taft. It is a mere flip of a coin
so far as we are concerned wheth-
er it shall be Hoosevelt or Taft."
Shannon's remarks on the recent
election in St. Ixiuis brought interrup-
tion. "St. Louis." he said "had some
rotten elections " and before Shan-
non could complete his sentence I.
J. O'Donnal of St. Louis shouted "1
demand fair treatment for St. Louis."
Chairman Shannon ordered him to
sit dwit. "You are disgracing St.
I-ouis before the democrats of Mis-
souri" said O'Donnal. "There never
was fraud in the St. Louis ele--tion."
The sergeant at arms then restored
order Temporary Chairman Harbor
then praised Champ Clark an a maw
who united the democrats and lirok"
tin the despotic combination in the
ClarVt Boom Launched.
.lopliu. Mo.. Feb. I'd. Champ
('lark's boom for the democratic nom-
ination for president "was formally
and vociferously launched here to-
day at the democratic state conven-
tion. The retirement of former (!ov-
rnor Joseph AW Folk from the race
leaves Missouri and the middle west
a clear field tor the speaker of the
house and now that the Clark-Foi
controversy ban been settled and
Clark has the definite Indorsement
of his native state it is believed
that sentiment In his favor will sweep
over the entire west from the Mis-
sipni to the Pacific.
While the speaker was confident
that he would be indorsed by today'.-'
state convention the voluntary
withdrawal of Folk from the race ten
days before the gathering has assur-
ed harmony in the party. Mr. Folk
has declared that he will rive his
best efforts to the cause of the dem-
ocracy and will do all in his power
to quier disaffection.
"It is necessary to the party wel-
fare that there be an end to dis-
cord" Mr. Folk is quoted as say-
ing "and I am willing to do .ill I
can to bring about thai internal
peace so necessary to the success
of the party."
While there is little doubt that 1"
Folk had stayed in the race he
would have been defeated in today'j
convention Missouri democrats have
a great admiration for their former
BARRELS OF MONEY
to loan (piiokly on (arm property;! ny-
wherein! klttinnii. Keasona tile rates
and terms. Write me.
QUI I W. ANDERTON
p.it:il Tel. Bid. Ardmore. oklii.
i Iliupect my loan?
IN GRAND PARADE'
WASHINGTON S BIRTHDAY WILL
BE OBSERVED WITH COLONIAL
TIMES PARADE. !
Washington'.- birthday will lie ob-
served tomorrow" by the city schools
with a holiday. At four o'clock in
tlie atternoon the children from the
different grades will inarch on Main
street in representation of the life and
times of Washington. The parade
will be led hy the Ardmore baud
young men will be on horseback.
Colonial days will lie represented in
tile dress ami Ardmore for a time will
live in I lie days when American free-
dom was purchased with the price of
the lilood of the Colonial fathers. The
City Hoard of Kducation will occupy
a reviewing stand at the corner of
Main and Washington. The people
of the city generally are invited to
witness the parade. The exercises of
the day will close with an oratorical
contest at night at the opera house.
An Embarrassing Experience.
From all accounts the police were
busy all yesterday afternoon invest-
limiting different places where rumor
said that liquor was being sold. One
prominent business man had a rather
embarrassing experience in tills con-
nection. It seems the officers who
were looking into things in his neigh-
borhood dropped Into Ms place of
business and asked him if lie had any
objection to their searching his prem-
ises for joy water saying at the
same time they had no warrant to
make the search. ITeing chuck full
of righteous innocence the gentleman
in question told them they needed no
warrant to 'investigate-' his premises
but to have at it. Xow it so happen-
ed that only a short time before the
blue-coated minions of the law
struck this place a stranger had
dropped into the store accompanied
by a large and healthy appearing suit
case and gotten permission to leave
the said case with this merchant for
a short while. The officers saw the
suit case asked whose it was hefted
it and "investigated" it. Imagine the
said business man's surprise and cha-
grin when the opening of the case
brought to light a number of "oriainal
packages" which even in a wet coun-
try would sell for something like a
dollar a shot. The officers took the
case to headquarters and the stranger
who left it for a few minutes has not
shown up so far to claim his prop-
For a sprain you will find Cham
berlain's Liniment excellent.' It al- j
lays the pain removes the Sorene.-s.
and soon restores the parrs to a
healthy condition. 2."i and ."it cent
i..(Mle" for sill" ll all llert'eis. i
Read the Wan Ads. Worth while.
governor and stand willing to give
him almost any honor or office "with-
in their power except the one which
popular opinion has awarded to
"Champ Clark. Folk has "piayeu in
hard luck1' ixditically since his r-'-tiremein
from the governorship. He
was a candidate for Maj. Warner's
seat in the United States somU
when former Mayor James A. Reed
of Kansas City entered the rac.
need it is alleged offered to hip
Folk get the Missouri democratic;
delegation for the presidential nnni
maiion if Folk would retire rr.im
the senatorial race. Folk mad" the
deal and helped to land Heed .i:ftly
in the diked States sena'e. i'r.'k
got the democratic state conven-
tion's indorsement of his presiden-
tial aspirations a couple of years
ago and all we'nt well until the dem-
ocrats secured a majority In the na-
tional house and elected Champ
Clark as speaker. Then Missourians
began shouting for Clark for presi-
dent. ' The democratic state coin-
; mittee met last month to arrange for
i today's convention and that session
marked the final puncturing of the
: Folk boom. In his hour of need Foil;
: found himself deserted by the Reed
men on the committee. Ho fcept
j up the fight a few weeks longer
J but ten days ago realized the hope-
I lessness of seeking to stem the tid !
' flowing .arltward.
MANY C RTER COUNTY FARM-
ERS ANXIOUS TO AVAIL THEM-
SELVES OF FREE SEED.
Sccietary of the Commercial Club
McCoy says that over fifty fanners
from different sections of this coun-
ty ha. e registered so far for a part
of the kattir corn seed which the
cluli has air: ir.-ed to distribute free
to all who will agree to giw it in-1
I ro planting and cultivation.
.Mr. McCoy wishes the Ardinorcite
to .-late for him that it will r.ot lie
necc-s.irv for the f iri-.rr who wis!;es
to avail hitnsi It of this offer to come
in i'i i tip l iiy to register for the
seed s niph sending his name an-t
posteff iit address to X. II. McCoy
will ;ll that will lie needed ()
on t'ii- li-t for (lie pioper portion of
TRAIN ROBBED BY
DETECTIVES SCOURING WEST
VIRGINIA AND MARYLAND FOR
Wheeling W. Va. Feb. :in. --Detectives
are scouring eastern Wc.-t
Virginia and western Maryland to-
day in search of a young masked
bandit who held up a Maltimore &.
Ohio train near Kayser hist night.
The robber hoarded the train on a
grade. He marched the conductor
and flagman ahead of him through
the"1 train to arouse the sleeping
passengers. Quietly lie demanded
their valuables. Many women fainted. !
Th; jobber obtained about $ti00
then rushed to the rear of the train
and leappd off.
Tlie high school oratorical contest
will .he held in Uo bison Opera House
Thursday. February 2 1' at S o'clock
p. m. 20-St
Antlers Okla.. Feb. 20. The dele-
gates to the democratic state con-
vention from this county go unin-
structed. The sentiment is divided
between Wilson and Clark.
f Personals J
('has. W. Carner of 1'aul
is in Ardmore tins weei
I. M. McOahey of Marietta is an
Ardmore visitor this week.
II. X. Schofield of Oklahoma
was here Monday.
C. K. Stewart of Marietta was
on oir streets yesterday.
K. II. Hays W. E. Buchanan and
It. K. Martin all of Marietta were
business visitors here yesterday.
Mr. Saylor of Henrietta Texas
returned to his home yesterday after
u brief business call to this 'city.
Mr. and Mrs. . I. C. Smith are in tlie
city from Tishomingo. Mrs. Smith
is bete being treated by Dr. J. "W.
Sliackleford. " ""
Mrs. W. W. I.iedtke who "has been
in the city the guest of her sister
Mrs. W. H. Byrd for the past ten
days returned to her home today.
Mrs. D. H. Lester of Savannah
Ga. who has been visiting her son
Attonjey I). M. Lester in this city
since October will depart Thursday
tor her home. Mr. Lester will ac-
company his mother as far us Mem-
phis. F you
in Groccrirf and
don't know the
pi ice to find it
LEAGUE MEETING TO SHERMAN.
Texas-Oklahoma League Directors
Change Meeting Place.
Itecause Sherman is more centrally
located to the eight town which are
expected to form the Texas-Oklahoma
league circuit this year the meeting
of the directors of that organization
which was to he held in this city
next Saturday has been changed to
Manager McAroy of the Ardmore
team wiw today advised of this action.
The meeting at Sherman will lie call-
ed at in o'clock Saturday morning
in the Commercial club rooms there.
At this meeting the forfeits must
be posted an a schedule will be
adopted. It is probable that a sche-
dule to begin between the l."ith of
April and the 1st of May will lie
A meeting of the directors of the
Ardmore club will be held tomorrow.
Te committee engaged in selling the
coupon tickets will continue the work
the balance of this week in an effort
to raise a sufficient fund to insure
the retention of a franchise for this
EAST BOUND EIGHTEEN - HOUR
FLYER RUNS INTO FREIGHT
TRAIN NEAR MIDDLETON.
llarrisliurg. I'a. Feb. 2 The Penn-
sylvania Special east 'bound the 1S-
hour flyer between Chicago and New
York run into a freight train near
Miildb'ton today. Itoth engines were
demolished and the two firemen se-
riously Injured. None of the passen-
gers were hurt.
FOR OHIO SPEECH
FORMER PRESIDENT WILL DE
LIVER ADDRESS TO OHIO CON-
. New York. X. Y. Feb. 20. Theo-
dore Hoosevelt will depart lor Colum-
bus Ohio tonight ltoosevelt plans
to -o direct to the Ohio constitutional
convention. Only his secretary will
accompany him. He will deliver his
address and stnrt on his return trip
to New York Wednesday afternoon.
KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS
Third Rank. Work Thursday Night.
Luncheon and cigars.
W. L. MADDEN.
W. A. PRIDE.
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ft Tlie weather forecast for Ok- ii
U lahoma for tonight is lair and il
ii '-oliler. Wednesday fair.
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OUK BUSINESS IS INCREASING EVKRV
Which means that the people realize it pays to do
business with an agency that dees not ciiange its
management every few weeks.
We have been in business under the same name
and in the same location for rive years.
J. C. KING & CO.
Post Offi-e Building Telephone No. 224
Live Stock Bonds
AL H. WHITE OF HANNi3AL. MIS-
SOURI. TESTIFIES HE'S KNOWN
AS "TURKEY" WHITE.
ever in mm CITY
Defense in K'rrmel Injurjnci Cas
Sought to Show That the Witnes
Used Today was the "Turkey"
Whits Known by Plaintiffs.
St Louis Mo. I'eli. in. AI It.
White of Hannibal Mo. a nitnes-i
for the defer so. in ti.e Kimmel mys-
tery i use testified today that he Ita.l
been called "Turkey" White.
Tlie defense introduced Ii i mi In an
effort to show that he was the "Tur-
I key" White that Bruce I.. Cosner
testified to having known in Arkan-
sas City Kansas in 1S0S. shortly be-
fore (ieorge A. Kimmel disappeared.
Al II. White sa'd he had never
been in Arkansas City and never
JURY RETURNS FOUR
THREE RAILROADS TWO THEAT-
RICAL COMPANIES AND FOUR
C'h.ea.'.o III. Feb. 20 Four iudict-
men's .alleging rebating were re-
turned by a federal grand jury to-
day against three railroads two the-
atrical concerns and four individuals.
lSxce.-.sle payments for "advertising"'
in return for the purclnise oi luiliua.l
tickets is charged.
The New and Second Hand
pays cash or swaps new goods
for old stuff. We crate ship
and store goods. I have rented
the new Fraley Hrick to keep
stored goods and we carry the
Insurance for you without ex-
tra cost to- you. WE DO IT
CUFAl'KR is our Motto. Get
receipts from our riouded Trad-
ers and Collectors as that's
business on your part and we
are here to do the rest.
Iton'i forget to get a Deco-
rated China Premium at our
store with each M rash ro'.-
lection. No tents to pay anil that's
C. P. HALL Phone 366
Where To Get
What You Order
WE Din SUBSTITUTE
Will C. Scrivner
The Lp-To'o Grocer
Telephone - - 253
Tornado Plate Glass
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Easley, John F. The Daily Ardmoreite. (Ardmore, Okla.), Vol. 18, No. 117, Ed. 1 Tuesday, February 20, 1912, newspaper, February 20, 1912; Ardmore, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc145793/m1/1/: accessed January 17, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.