The Daily Ardmoreite. (Ardmore, Okla.), Vol. 18, No. 291, Ed. 1 Friday, August 30, 1912 Page: 5 of 8
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' Ardmore Friday August 30 1912
THE DAILY ARDMOREITI
I YOUR CHILDREN'S
should be limited after before school
opens. Mitny backward boys and
Hiiis turn to he tin- brightest when
their eyes are properly lilted with
KlU8Be8. Your Boy or Girl receives
the name careful allenlion at my
hands tbat any frown person does
(Masses scientifically fitted to each
individualeye from$ a. SO to SJO
E. C. HARLOW
105 W. Main. Ardmore
HARVESTING KAFFIR CORN.
Special Agent Graham Tells How to Over a year ago he and his wife
Best Save This Important Crop. j failing to agree separates ar;er
If stalk and fodder is to be pre-1 over a quarter of a century of hap-
served the row minder is t lie proper jpy married life. Mrs. Fields re-
harvesting machine to use. Alter mained at the old home place and
cuttiug with the row binder put in I Mr. Fields spent his time with the
shocks of from twelve to filteen j families of his several children to
bundles to tho shock; let it stand and ; all of whom he was most devoted-
cure from ;io to 60 days; then it j lv ai.ahed. There are five children
there be sufficient bhelter haul and j fou'r g(mg and a marrim daughter
pack the crop inside. If no shelter j Qne gHn 8 enBn(?p(J in the bank-
stack In long ricks near the feed lots lnR at Ravla and two of
with the heads of tho grain crossed j
in the center of the rick and after
the rick is full cap with any kind
or hay. sorghum or grass to protect!
from rain. The grain may then be j
fed lrom one ena as ueerreu. ir mere
toe no row binder available a simple
and cheap implement known as the
slide cutter is a good harvesting ma-
chine to use. The next best way to
harvest is a good sharp cane-knife
or a hoe. Hands may then follow and
stack in ricks where it should re-
main to cure for 30 to CO days then
to be hauled and ricked at the feed
If the grain is cut with the pur
pose of feeding the stalk it should be j
harvested just ibefore the grain is
fully matured say when in the stiff
dough stage and if desired to harvest
the grain or heads and leave the
stalks in the field the crop should
remain in the field until fully ma-
tured in fact as long as the grain
remains standing upright without
The best harvesting machine is a
simple and cheap implement known
as the Header costing aliout $20.00
and is attached to tho side of the
wagon bed with a sprocket attached
to the wagon wheel and cuts off the
heads of the grain and conveys Into
the wagon bed.
The next best plan is to cut by
hsnd with a sharp pocket knife one
hand cutting two rows and throwing
into the wagon.
If the grain is not thoroughly cured
care should he taken not to place or
nittl IV 111 IUU 1CHI U Ullil JUI 11 llltl.'
A. 0. GRAHAM
Special A sent.
Veterans Meet Sunday.
John H. Morgan camp United
Confederate Veterans will meet at
the Confederate Home Sunday after-
nnnn at A r'trnt
See the fireworks at Lorena Park
Monday night. Most elaborate ever
witnessed here. 2S-4
Leave Ft. Worth 8:25 a. m.. and
11:20 a.m. Arrive Denver
Shin Kive. the lummrr carnival for
the Pike'i Peak Kegion will take place at
Colorado Springi and Maniiou. August
27. 28 and 29.
Indian game dancea and hone races.
Start of transcontinental balloon race.
Automobile and other parades.
Fred Harvey Meals En Route
Ak for our beautiful free book
let ' A Colorado Summer.
L. C. HERNDOV
0. P. A. G. C. & S. F. Rv.
AGED HUSBAND SHOOTS WIFE
AND KILLS SELF AT R AVIA
HAD BEEN SEPARATED.
The iittle town of Kavia in Johu-
ston county was the scene of a
most disiiessiiig double tragedy yes-
terday. N. 11. Fields aged oi years iu a
inoment of temporary mental aber-
ration caused from loss of sleep
and brooding over family troubles
shot and killed his wife who was
5." years old and then ended his
The Fields- are members of one
of the oldest and most .respected
families in southern Oklahoma. For
years Mr. Fields was engaged in
business but of late years has
been doing nothing having turned
his business over to two of his sons.
them are merchandizing in
sume dty The voun;est RO who
has 1)(lfn away from home for some
timft re(.Pntly returned and was
Btri(.kon with yphoid fovcP Fhort-
ly after his return. He was re-
moved to the home of his mother
and his father accompanied him
to help to nurse and care for him.
For days he has been hovering up-
on the brink of death. His father
has been at his bedside almost
constantly and it is said had slept
practically none for over a week.
During the time that the estrang-
ed parents hung over the bedside
of their dying son ministering to
his wants and watching the ebbing
of the tide which was fast carrying
him from them forever it Is not
known whether the husband nnrt
father made any advances toward
effecting a reconciliation with the
wife or not it is not known nor
never will be. Perhaps while watch-
ing the spark of the life of which
he was the author fade perhaps
while hanging over the form of
the son whom he so devotedly loved
the father and husband sought to
take again to his heart and arms
the wife and mother and meeting
with rebuff and refusal broken in
mind soul and body Impulsively
decided on the rash act which has
brought their troubles before tne
great court of last resort. If such
was really the case the Ood who
rules in a mysterious way over the
destinies of man. alone knows.
Right on the stroke of twelve
at noon yesterday Mrs. Fields left
tho sick room and stepped for a
moment into the kitchen. In an
ante-mortem statement she says that
her husband also left the bedside
of the sick son and followed her
into the kitchen. She says that
neitht r spoke. When she reached
the center of the room she said
her husband opened fire upon her.
The first bullet struck her in the
back and us she turned he fired a
second shot which took effect in
the right side of the abdomen pen-
etrating and lacerating the bowels.
When she fell her husband turned
the weapon uion himself and blew
out his brains. He only fired one
shot at himself death resulting in-
stantaneously. Neighbors and members of the fam-
ily rushed in and carried the dying
woman to a bed in the room where
lay the dying sou. Dr. Hardy of
Ardmore was summoned over the
long distance telephone. He re-
ssondd at once barely having
time to catch the Frisco eastbound
train from this place. When he
arrived he saw that the case was
hopeless and devoted his entire time
to relieve the sufferings of the dy-
! ing woman who lived but a (few
1 hours after his arrival.
Mr. Fields iwas a prominent Odd
Fellow and that organization took
j charge of his remains and laid
! them to rest in the little cemetery
' at Ravia late yesterday afternoon.
Mrs. Field will be burled at three
thirt ythis afternoon.
Dr. Hardy who returned from the
scene of the tragedy at a late hour
last night says that owing to
the prominence of the family the
entire community where they lived
and so tragically died is thrown
Into intense excitement
The weapon used by the husband
in bis deed of double rashness
was a .;iS Smith & Wesson doub'e
action. The gun was loaded a"
around- two loaded chambers re-
maining undischarged when the
weapon was taken from the dead
fingers of the uxoricide-suiclde.
The si( k son Mr. Hardy says is
barely alive and In his weaKened
condition it is thought that the shock
of yesterday's events will end his
FRESH BARREL KRAUT. W. J
Harry llrown the well known
restaurant wan will opt n a first
class restaurant tomorrow In the
Kahn Candy house on West Main
street. In his new location Mr.
Drown will serve the saeni high
class meals to his cutomers that has
alwavs characterized his cafe.
CHEESE CHEESE CHEESE JUST
RECEIVED. W. J. LANE.
Small Fire No Damage.
At 8:2.3 this morning tho fire de-
partment was called out to an alarm
sent in from the residence of Mrs.
Hattie McCoy on Carter avenue be-
tween Moore and F streets southeast.
Prompt arrival of the fire depart-
ment enabled the boys to extinguish
the blaze boforo any damage was
done. The fire caught on the roof
from a spark from the kitchen flue.
ONE THOUSAND POUNDS F0L-
GER'S GOLDEN GATE COFFEE
JUST RECEIVED. W. J. LANE.
M. 0. & G. EXTENSION.
Operation Over New Division to Start
About Dec. 1.
Muskogee Okla. Aug. 2!). Trains
over the new Missouri Oklahoma an !
Gulf extension will be operated from
Denison Texas to Miami Okla.. by
Dec. 1 according to an announcement
made by President Kenefiek today.
Workmen on the north-end extension
will be transferred to the Dallas ex-
tension as soon as tho northern ex-
tension is finished.
CAKE AND PASTRY FLOUR.
A vapor bath prepares the skin
to perform its functions of bealt.
At the Palace Barber Shop.
Take dinner on the ground at Io-
rena Park on Labor Day. 2S-4
Stop and read the Want Ads.
WHEN YOU LEAVE
here you step out into the street
feeling like a lord. Good eating
makes us contented with ourselves
and at peace and unity with all
MEALS ALL HOURS
are carefully looked after by a com-
petent chef and corps of assistants.
Its' a pleasant place to dine at the
service is acceptable and the charges
n. jii ji.iiij aj.i jcj
mer's lines of Per-
fumes and Toilet
Every Home needs Deo-
dorizers and Disinfectants
This time of year
Do your Buying Here
S. H. HOLMES Mtfr.
Caller uu.mty democrats who haw
Uvn attending the state convention
at Oklahoma City have all returned
except one or two belated straggleis.
Twenty-six divorce cases and 0110
suit asking that marriage be declared
null and void have be-on filed for tr'.ai
in tho September term of district
The railway officials have extended
the platform on tho Santa Fe sldo of
the Btation north for over a hun-
dred feet. This w ill prove of gro'
convenience to the traveling public
coining and going from Ardinore.
J. M. Zike of .Mansfield Ark. was
in the city today. Mr. Zike was for-
merly in business here but is on the
road now selling a line of harness
and saddles. He says Ardmore al-
ways looks good to him and he feels
that this city is now on the very
vcKgc of a building boom.
Rev. I.eroy Anderson of Ada. who
has just closed a protracted meeting
at tho Christian church at 1 low in.
will preach at the Ftrst Christian
church tonight. ICverybody invilel.
Rev. Anderson bad a very successful
meeting at Hewitt there being
additions to tho church and one young
woman gave herself for a missionary.
Oh tell us gentle Waterman with
arms so brown and bare what is this
wondrous ( dor which permeates the
air Hoes it arise oh AVatcrman from
out the Caddo creek and is the taste
just what we smell as from its depths
we drink? Oh answer truly Water-
man -See tears coursetih down our
cheek We're pleading now for nn-
swer true What is it in the creek'.'
From Caddo creek oli Waterman
what is it fills the air with odor bad
land taste tdefiled What's in this
Itev. W. A. McKinney former pas-
tor of the Broadway Paptist churdi
of this city and now superintendent
of the State Huptist Orphans' Homo
at Oklahoma City was here this
morning en route home from Mars-
den where ho addressed the Ilaptist
Association in session there. He re-
ports that the expenses of the home
are $r00 a month but that the good
people of this state have come to hi
rescue and he has been aids to taltei
care of the children who have been
entrusted to him.
The wheat acreage in Carter coun-
ty for 1013 will be doubled over the
crop of 1912 Is tho opinion of J. .1
Faves an extensive farmer and
ranchman from near Pooleville. Mr.
"Faves for the past ten years has
raised hut Iittlo wheat but this fall
he will sow a 'big acreage. He states
that many farmers who have not been
accustomed to growing wheat will do
so this year.
Ouite a number of citizens from the
neighborhood of Springer were ir.
the -city today with the intention of
appearing as witnesses In the pre
liminary proceedings against Lee
Grant charged with assault to kill.
The assault was made upon Die:
Walker en the 2Sth of June. The day
for the examining trial has been set
several different times only to 1)
postponed on account of the illness or
the prosecuting witness. Upon this
occasion it apocars that the prose-
cution was ready but through some
error the defendant who is out on
bond had not been notified of the
date and was not present. The date
of trial lias now been set for Sep
J. S. Alverson of Glenn says that
wheat raising in Carter county is
profitable and the acreage next year
will bo doubled over the last crop.
He received from Texas today sixty
bushels of winter barley which he
will sow. Sixty acres will be sown
to barley near Springer. Spring bar-
ley will ttlso be sown and he will
again this fall sow a large acreage
to wheat. Winter emmer as a win er
pasture crop will also bo tested b;
Mr. Alverson this 'fall. In speaking
of the flies which have been worrying
Ktock Mr. Alverson said this country
was infested too but not so badly as
Texas. The flies seem to infest the
country- most w'hero grain ha3 been
raised but they are worse all over
tlie country than ever before. Two
men ate required to harness a team
of mules. Spraying was done but
It gave only momentary relief. Fly
traps were used but only the common
house fly was caught. The fly that
worries Ftock will not enter the traps
NEW YORK CREAM CHEESE 25c
A POUND. W. J. LANE.
H. S. Curtis lert on tne east bound
Frisco yesterday for Hugo where lie
will spend the remainder of Hie wtik.
Henry I.oyd W. M. Page Alviu
Page A. II. Roaik and O. M. Mont-
gomery together with their families
have returned from a week's fishin :
trip on Washita near Bonv.wi. They
report a splendid time and a good
10. R. Thompson Is in the city today
J. T. Harwell came in from Pauls
Valley last night and returned over
tihe Santa Fo at noon today.
M. A. Patterson of Chickasha was
In tho city this morning calling upon
tho retail trade
Amil H. Japp is an Ardmore visitor
this week from Lawton.
Lawrence Tarver left yesterday fr
Stillwater where ho will continue his
studies in the engineering department
of that excellent institution the A. &
Mrs. A. Kiosk! lias returned from
her semi-annual purchasing trip t
the New York markets.
Chief of Police How llraziel left
tills morning for Ro'k.lale Texas
whore he was called by a telegram
announcing the dangerous illness oi
one of his brothers-in-law residing
in that place.
James Alverson Carter county's
wheat king was in from his lioim
near Olenn this morning.
W. J. LANE.
More Books for Library.
At a meeting of the hoard of man-
agers of the Carnegie Library held
Wednesday afternoon a fund of $:!ihi
was voted and net aside for tho pur-
chase of additional books for the li-
brary. The books which will be pur-
chased out of this appropriation will
be mostly light fiction. Lnter in the
season it is stated a number of ref-
erence works together with others o;
a historical character will 'bo bought.
Tlie condition of the library finan-
cially is belter than it has over been
before. Last year somothng like fom
hundred dollars worth of now bookf
were added to those already on hand.
It Is thought now that not less thar
seven hundred dollars worth of val-
uable volumes will bo pla-ed npoi
DAILY SHIPMENTS FRESH VEG-
ETABLES. W. J. LANE.
FLACK NEARS ABILENE.
Fugitive Kansas Banker Passes
Through Kansas City.
Kansas City Mo. Aug. '!0. John
A. Flack who was arrested for
wrecking tho Abilene bank passed
through here today en route to Abi-
Ilne In charge of the sheriff. Flack
said he was glad to reach Kansas.
Spend Labor Day at Lorena Park.
Monday September 2.
Stop and road the. Want Ads.
LIGHT & POWER
LIGHT YOUR HOME
M. T. FELKER & SON
CALL 174 AND IF IT IS BUSY CALL 134
The smartly gowned
woman w ill be wear-
ing a pair of our
C 1 a s s y Oxfords.
Tan and Ulack Velvet Rus-
sia ('all' (iiinmctal a n (I
$2.50 to $3.50
The Shoe Man
Had Narrow Escape.
Muskogee Okla.. Aug. 21). .1. C.
MeCready a business man at Henri-
etta Okla. came near being decapi-
tated while driving to Muskogee iu
his motor car. Accompanied by i
young lady ho was driving to Musko-
gee to meet liis wife and daughter
and while running about fifteen mile.i
an hour ran into a sagging telephone
wire that caught him just over tho
eye. cutting a deep gash and severely
bruising him about tho head. Tho
young lady threw up her arm just in
time lo save her head and tho wir
slipped over. If tho wire had been
four inches lower enough to havo
caught MeCready under the chin he
would have been decapitated. 'His
Injuries were dressed in a local hos-
pital and are not dangerous.
Gone After the Stone.
Contractor John S. Owens and
Judge R. A. Hefner left this morn-
ing for Tlromido to see alxnit an early
shipment of more Btone for tho high
scluX ibii(ldbg yn Ithls cfty. M".
Owens who Is the contractor for tflio
stono work upon the high school
building states that be has been
greatly inconvenienced in fulfilling
his part of the contract on account of
delays on filio part of tho quarry peo-
ple at Bromide in their shipments
ofstone and he is making this trip to
see If it will not bo possible to urrlvo
at some understanding with them
whereby they will get the stone hero
as fast as it is needed.
A vapor bath and a cold plunge
renews vigor and makes life -"orth.
living. Palace Itarber Shop. 23tf
Take dinner on tho ground at Ito-
rena Park on Labor Day. 28 4
Spend Labor Day at Lorena Park.
Monday September 2.
FOR THE CHAPS
FRED W. HORN
2". While you are at your daily work
we are busy seeing that your table is
spread with the best and most whole-
some foods s. We have a shipment of
this year's milling in flour. Every
woman knows how quickly flour ages
and appreciates the new crop Jk You
will find here such standard goods as
Chare & Sanborn's teas and coffees
and Heinz's preserves pickles and
vinegar. s. 2. Si.
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Easley, John F. The Daily Ardmoreite. (Ardmore, Okla.), Vol. 18, No. 291, Ed. 1 Friday, August 30, 1912, newspaper, August 30, 1912; Ardmore, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc145958/m1/5/: accessed November 22, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.