The Daily Ardmoreite. (Ardmore, Okla.), Vol. 20, No. 50, Ed. 1 Wednesday, December 3, 1913 Page: 1 of 8
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ARDMORE OKLAHOMA WEDNESDAY. DECEMBER 3 1913
EXTRAORDINARY METHODS ARE
BEING USED BY MEXICAN FEDERALS.
GET MANY RECRUIT
Following Uproar in Picture Theatre
Yesterday Sixty-five were Arrested
and Immediately Conscripted for
BIG SNUFF BUSINESS.
Mexico City Doe. The war tie-
)ar;.me nt toilay published an order
"transferrins; General l'orfirio Diaz
from the retired to the active list.
Extraordinary mediums are .being
employed here f -"uring
for thn army.
lesi.eraay a mil
moving picture show said
only." The theatre was crowded ate.
several religious pictures were thrown
m the screen. The men who had
expect (1 a different kind of enter-
tainment raised an uproar. They
were promptly arrested and sixty-
tive were marched to the barracks
and conscripted for the army.
Tampico was today officially de-
clared the temporary federal capital
of the State of Tamaulipas. eneral
Rabago the military governor who
was erroneously reported to have
committed suicide after the loss of
Victoria has gone to Tampico
re-establish his governorship.
East Texas and Louisiana Are Big
Consumers. Independence People.
('. J. Harrett representing the In-
dependence Snuff Company of Nash-
ville Tenn. is here from Shreveport.
La. making arrangements with the
Ardmore jobbers to handle his prod-
uct lie stated that his company
wfMiId put a crew of salesmen in
here pretty soon to work out this
country. They will make Ardmore
their headquarters until the southern
portion of the state is worked.
Mr. Barrett says the East Texas
and Louisiana countries are proba-
'My tile heaviest users of snuff of any
similar country in area. One Shreve-
port jobber sells every year $:HMiflnO
worth of snuff and the state of Texas
continues three millions of dollars
wil'th of snuff each year. The Inde-
pendence Company was established
in 1 !.". It is extending its field to
Oklahoma for the 1014 business and
finds that the Oklahoma jobbers are
readily taking hold of their bust
WACO IS ONLY LARGE CITY IN
A SERIOUS FLOOD DIFFICULTY
DECEMBER 3 IN HISTORY.
l'.'iS-Daring attempt to assassinate
Joseph King of Portugal.
iM.'i - Gov erniif of Mayti ordered a
duty of $2.io per gallon on all
lbpior imported into that island.
HI" -The French surrendered tli ;
Isle of Man t the Prii;h.
WILL BE ARRESTED COVERS BIG SECTION
... TIE FAREWELL
LAST OF REVIVAL SERVICES AT
THE FIRST CHRISTIAN CH U RC H
ADMITTED HIS SUCCESSFUL CUR-
RENCY REFORM LEGISLATION
IS PAVING WAY.
Oklahoma City Iiec. 2. Success-
ful currency reform legislation along
the. lines now being followed in con-
gress will pave tin? way for I'niti d
States Senator Robert L. Owen's
candidacy for the presidency ht-
haps in lt'ltl if not then in lX'u.
A very close friend of Senator Ow-
en associated with him in his suc-
cessful campaign for renoniination
and re-election last year was author-
ity tor the statement Monday that
Senator Owen would not ask another
term in the snate when his pres-
ent term expired in 1919. Senator
Owen's aspirations were higher this
man said and he indicated that his
.statements were founded ou fact not
Senator Owen is chairman of ;he
senate committee o(n banking and
currency awl as such has super-
vised the framing of the bill now
'about to be reported to the senate af-
ter passago by the house. Ileal cur-
rency reform accomplished under the
provisions of this bill woull be in
Itself a platform sufficient to justify
the Owen candidacy.
Senator Owen has been senator
from Oklahoma since statehood lj
won the long term by lot at :-tate-hood
and ran first for re-e'ert;on
last year. He defeated former Gov-
ernor C. N. Haskell for the nomina-
tion in 1912 overwhelmingly ami I'd
the democratic ticket by thousands
of votes in the general election.
The revival services that have heel'
in progress . at the First Christian
church will close tonight. A rally
of all the members and friends of
the church is desired. Many live so
tar away that with the conditions
of tile crossings streets and roads
it is n?xt to impossible for the
great number who have read through
the columns of the Ardmoreite of
the meetings to attend. However
tonight it is expi cted that many will
brave 'he elements to hear this last
message. The services though last-
ing only ten days have been unusu
ally instructive and inspirational.
It is a matter of general regre t ex-
pressi d freely by our citizens who
have heard Lev. Mr. Spicer. tint
conditions were not favorable for a
gnat hearing which the messages
justly d' served.
The church and Rev. M. S. John-
son as minister are to be congratu-
lated on the success of their neiV
home opening service. An unusual
period of prosperity is predicted for
these gool people. Rev. Spicer will
return to Law ton tomorrow via
Oklahoma City. He is warm in his
praise and appreciation or Ardmore.
her people and all uplifting institutions.
United States Authorities Will Arrest
Federal Troops if They Cross Into
United States and Carry Them to
Juarez Jec. (ieneral Panelio
Villa toilay sent troops to Intercept
the seven federal generals who evac-
uated Chihuahua City and who are
said to be on tin ir way with two
thousand men to cross the I'uited
States at Presidio Texas.
It is not. believed that Villa's men
can head off the federals and they
will lie arrested by the United States
authorities and taken to San Antonio
if they cross the border.
This iliglu is regarded as the final
breaking down of Huerta's dictator-
ship as far as north Mexico is con
Central and Vest Texas and South
t"i Oklahoma in Flooded Terri-
tory Five Hundred Bales of Cot-
ton Washed Away at Waxahach:-.-.
lsJI- -lioval d.uu
1 ' i fin at th
lw - presidential elector
electing Cleveland and
1 tie I --.iapani se granted Cen
sel ; M-lli:l!l' truce
Atiiiuiinci'l that itnv
ciild prob.ihh neM d:r
ig.litut t!ie hai'w-tor I:
Ot lurches .It
marriagi- H' the
Willi the Princes-i
cast vol !
ROOMING HOUSE FIRE IN BOS-
TON TODAY COST LIVES OF
l'-iHus Texas Deo. :;. t'r
ovi nleucd to the danger point
reputed .generally today from
of cential 'J'exa-i. much of west T
and southern Oklahoma.
Waco on the Kra.os river was th.-
only large city in serious flood diffi-
At Waxahaehie five hundred bale
of cot.tou wer. washed away last
night and th damage ni Kilis coun-
ty was heavy.
Generally heavy losses are report-
ed throughout the flooded areas.
DOES COUNTY WIT
TRAPPED IN ROOMS
Many of Those Occupying the Fourth
Floor Were Burned to Death as
Doors Opening from Fourth Floor
AT THE PANAMA-PACIFIC EXPO-
SITION QUESTION DISCUSSED
Federal Officers Surrender.
Jaurez Dec. ''. It is reported here
that seven federal generals are ready
to surrender and that Huerta's power
in nortliern .Mexico lias Deen urouin.
The bankrupt condition of the Huerta
government and failure to pay the
soldiers is said to have brought about
the surrender of the fedeiais.
Huerta's Power Crumbling.
"Washington 1. C Dee. Tho
flight of Huerta's generals the evac-
uation of Chihuahua and Guaymas
and the refusal of the Mexican Oil
companies to furnish f.'.el oil for the
federal troop trains were pointed
Fear Looters at Waco.
HiiNboro Texas Dec. :j. ---Twelve
hundred rounds of ball Ammunition
was taken to Waco this morning and
the local military company was or-
dered hi Id in readiness by Coventor
Colquitt if any looting occurs in tho
flooded district there
the meeting of the ( 'otniuerci il
last night President Foster
a communication from Secre-
out bore today as the events
which President Wilson referred
his message when he declared
Huerta regime crumbling.
Worst in Waco's History.
Waco Texas I c. .".The flood
situation here today was unparalleled
!n Waco's history. The Hra;:os river
is over t hirty-seven feet mi'.! it is
impossible to estimate the dining-
until it .subsides. All of nasi Hiid
so.itli Waco is submerged and it is
feared that the cotton palace and
zoo have been destroyed. The mililia.
has been called out to assist in iho
resell:! of those whoso homes were
i few mm
the l s'll'ii.ergcd. Many bridges in the city
lime been swept loose from their
mooiings and train service lias been
pr icticaliy annulled.
FIRES AND HOPES BURNED
BRIGHTLY IN WIDOW'S COT-
TAGE LAST NIGHT.
HIGHWAY FUNDS RAISED.
Texas Town Raises Its Quota of Cash
In Few Minutes.
Van Alstyne. Tex. Dec. 2 Offic-
ers cf the Texas Oklahoma and Gulf
Highway association together with
others prominent in the movement
met with the citizens of Van Alstyne
anil community in the club rooms of
the Business Men's league at this
place at 10 o'clock Tuesday morn-
AND REPORTS HAVE BEEN SENT
IN TO THE MUSKOGEE OFFICE
WORK WAS RUSHED.
McAli-ster Okla. Dec 2. Henry M.
Tidwell of Muskogee Royal J. Allen
of Duncan and Robert L. Kidd of
Pol. an the board of appraisers which
has h id charg? of the segregated coal
lands fixing appraisements upon sur-
face agricultural and grazing lands
completed its work Monday and for-WErd.-.l
p porn to the Muskogee of-
fice. They have worked night and
day for the past several weeks in
order to complete the worK in tin
lime allotted tneni. The work w. ;
started August 2'.
During that' t.me they have at-
praised "tit.oi).) acres It em) in H:i.--kel
county 13S.000 in LeKIo'e. .".O.ihio
in Latimer Ss O"0 in Pittsburg 2."i(i
in Atoka and fi imVp in Coal.
Townsite tracts and asphalt laud-
in the Chickasaw na'ion were not
included in the appraisement. The
board rushed the work through in th-
hopes that all of agricultural laals
Mi'.Mand Suspends Service.
T rrell Texas. Dec. 3. The
latnl railroads operations were
peiith'd today on account of the
Ps entire length. Twenty resident
ot iiettv twelve miles north of T'T
fell fled here last night and appro
licuMon is fel; for the safety of ot'i
i ts who remained behind in an at
to-: pt to "live their livestock.
tary Turner of the Oklahoma Panama
Pacific K'xposition Commission stilt-
ing thai. W. H. Sterritt would be In
Ardmore in a few days and take the
matter of representation for thn
eouiiiy up vvilh the directors of the
Coineinrcial Club and see1 if it will
be possible to secure sufficient funds
to represent the county at Hie great
fair at .San Francisco in l'.il.-). No
appropriation was nurle for Oklahoma
by the legislature at.d if the sta'e
is to be representid it must be
through popular subscription In or-
der islo doth u. .thyfftfi'ig- L'TAOf
tier to do this the state commission
is endeavoring to raise the money
by means of making moving picture.!
to b" shown at tile exposition.
The inatti r was discussed at some
length by the mnmbers of the (dub
and it was diidded that the directors
mi et with .Mr. Sterritt when he ar-
rives and see if th(. plan can be
adopti-l. Several counties of the
state have already had the pictures
i made and if Ardmore and Carter
foiinty desire representation it will
be necessary for the citizens to sub-
scribe the necessary amount (ap-
proximately $1. '-"'U 'J secure the
moving pict ur s.
P.iMotk Mass.. Dec. :;. - Twenty s H'.
n were Killed or badly injured in a
I lire which swept the under Honrs ot
the Aread a Hut. 1 ; rooming house
I hero today.
Several persons are missing and
score were badly burned or injured
in jumping from the upper doors.
The lire started In a hall closet ou
the street floor. There were ITS lodg-
ers in the building which was used as
a cheap lodging house.
On the fourth Moor were thirty
small rooms with two cots in each
room. On this Moor the rear doors
to the tire escape were locked and
nearly all of those in the front rooms
on this llo-ttr perished.
FINISH WORK AT THIS MORN.
INGS SESSION. GIFT RECEIVED
FROM A. H. CLASSEN.
CITY HAS BEEN
These who have contributed to the
fund for the help of the widow the
Ardmoreite referred to in Monday's
paper 'cannot realize w hat their do-
nations mean. The gleam of hope in
tho woman's fact" the cheerful out
look for the future that has been im
planted in her bosom the little ones
not able to earn anything and are
largo enough for school were at their
desks this morning fires burned very
brightly in the little home last night
and those who are unacquainted wt'lii
want cannot realize what so few do!- '
lars mean in a case like this. At ti At the meeting of
o'clock last evening the money re-j tm-siotters last night
ceived amounted to $"..".). A small I to appoint a city pure
sum. but it brought find and some- and
thing to eat. One gentleman brought ui it
a dollar to the office yesterday after- milk and other articles of food sold
noon a $2.00 bill came pinned to an in the city. The commissioners stat.
unsigned letter this morning two sil-je.) that several complaints had been j
ver dollars came from Walter Colbert postered with them about the ipiai-j
.I..II...' ...n-.u r ! - - . .
aim a uuii.il s uuu ui nioceries cams j jty 0f some food products offered fur
from Mrs. Horn. Pupils of the sevi:. and it was deeidi d b. st to have
DATE FIXED EOD
SENATE COMMITTEE TO START
HEARING AT TULSA DECEM-
BER 9. INTERESTING DATA.
Tho executive board of the confed-
erate home finished their work this
morning and udjmirned.
The business transacted was pure-
ly of a routine nature with the excep-
tion of the acceptance of the plans
and a gift of $."00 from Hon. A. II.
Classen of Oklahoma City for beau-
tifying the grounds at the home. Mr.
Classen donated the money and
iplans for making "'? yard at the
home attractive and the board made
all necessary arrangements for car-
rying out his wishes. Tills magnifi-
cent gift was greatly appreciated by
the board and every member of the
home and when the lawns are finish-
ed will add another beauty spot to
The work of superintendent Gait
was warmly commended by the
board. He is an untiring executive
and under his efficient management
tlio institution lias become a real
home In fact for the old boys whu
wore the gray.
the city corn-
it was voted
clothe him with power to reg-
- the sale and handling ol meat-
Tulsa Okla. Dec. 2. The senate
in' est igal itig committee consisting of
Senator Robinson of Arkansas Sena-
tors Lane of Oregon and Towns-
end of Wisconsin will be in Tulsa Do-
eemlMT ! for the purpose of probing
Into the oil situation in the Mid-Continent
tl'dd to determine whether the
price of crude oil is too low and If
so. the reason.
This word was ncdved through a
telegram from Washington Tuesday. I
coin TO ISSUE
TO REDEEM SOME OUTSTANDING
WARRANTS AGAINST THE
The message s'ated the date has been
finally set and the three members of
ing. A very enthusiastic meeting
was held the county organization fori might be thrown on the market e;
Grayson county was perfected and eijjuah tiTXt spring that new owi.h-j
the Van Alstyne quota of cash asked muht rai.-"' crops next season.
for and was raisel in a very few
minutes. Want ad get results. Read them
enth and eighth grades of the second i an
ward gave a shower today and cau-!j
nej fruits and jellies were brought; ! ti;
the first ward plans to do the same lip
and whee ;he woman has been sms- I v-p
tamed by the kindness of the people ( r. OIls
mini me nrst ot tne year every pro!-ald!::;-
is that she and her children
will be ah! . to care for themselvs.
officer to investigate and exam-
all places of business and see
' articles offered for sale were
to the standarl. I' is not Known
the officer will be as no appli-
have been received lor the
e and if tho mayor and commis-
crs havo any one in mind for
job they have said nothing1
other liusiiu ss they may have on hand
in ord'T to lie here.
Representatives of the department
of mines will be In re Wednesday. Ie-
Comber 10 to testify before 'he iuves.
j fixating committee- ami it is repor'ed
! they have some interesting data to
submit. A number of producers and
I operators from all over the field both
in Oklahoma and Kansas also will
i iie called before the committee.
I The board of county commissioners
will receive bids for $S.n worth ot
funding boii'ls Wednesday Decemb r
J lo to take up some outstanding war
rants against the county.
Pond buyers have been notified
and the board will convene in spe-
cial session on the above mimed
dale to rec"'ve their bids. The work;
of the cn'inty commissioners for thu
session is practically over and they
will adjourn this afternoon.
Former Mine Inspector Dies.
.vtC.Viester IJKia. llec. L K. W. 1 K- . feu.- 1 ILUJ .tnnnMjM
Church appointed by Governor Has-Mv last no.; that he expected to en
I kell to fill out the unexpired term of: ter the race for th" democratic nom-
Pet? Hanratty as chief mine inspector' ita-ion for chief mine inspecor In
for Oklahoma died at h:s home In ! th.. nomine- o-ntu i.rinmrv m- r-hnrc'i
McAl'stf-r Tuesday morning follow-
ing a sudden illness which lasted on-
vva a prominent Odd TV. low and high
in Masonic circles.
Flood Feared at Bartlesville.
ISartlesville. Okla. IVc. 2. With
streams throughout this section rag-
ing tot r.-n;s and the Caney river ris-
ing rapidly a flood Is feared. This
was caus.-d by a rain storm that has
continued twenty-four hours. Two
and one-half inches of ral:i has alrea-
Good fqr the Wheat.
niaekwell. Okla. Dec. 2. RaiufiU
for the past twenty-four hours was
one and one-half inches indications
point to continued precipitation. The
ground is fairly soaked and there
will be KUffieient moisture to sus-
tain the wheat crop until spring of
which there is the largest acreage
anl best prospect ia the history of.
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Easley, John F. The Daily Ardmoreite. (Ardmore, Okla.), Vol. 20, No. 50, Ed. 1 Wednesday, December 3, 1913, newspaper, December 3, 1913; Ardmore, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc153797/m1/1/: accessed January 18, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.