Daily Ardmoreite. (Ardmore, Indian Terr.), Vol. 1, No. 174, Ed. 1 Wednesday, May 23, 1894 Page: 4 of 4
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The Coxey movement has struck John B.
Smith's stock of general merchandise like a
cyclone and he is determined to" meet the
'hard times lull in the face and sell to his
customers so that they can pay and live and
fit a. V ..v ' '
buy again. Don't fail to see him in his brick
on the corner of Main" and Court Street
CHICAQO AND IT3 BATTLE.
LONE - STAR - MEAT - MARKET
The fiuebt of fresh meats am! sausage at lowest cash prices.
First class butchers ami cutters ready to serve customers.
Free ami prompt delivery to all parts of the city.
B&. Off AS. BARTHOLDUS PROP.
Manufacturers' Agent for Heavy
Harvesting machinery traction automatic and plain engines
all kinds of boilers c itton gins an;l presses suction fans ele-
vators line shafts pulleys beltings and engine fit ingp bind-
ers eelf-rjkes droppers mow ers threshers hay presses
twine oils etc. etc.
I ET- 'It
For best turnouts single or double bugrgies surrles aul hacks.
drivers. Horses and mules sold ou commission.
The City ffil
A.J. WOIA'ERTON President.
3. A. lilVENS Vice rresiilent.
tiEO. 1. KUWAKDS Cashier.
DON LACY Assistant Cashier.
Directors A. J. Wolverton.
J. A. Hivens C. A. i?ainmon.
li. T. Dallas 15. J. WilliniUB.
II. '. Totts. II. C. Feiterf.
Capital $30000. Surplus $2OOG
ceouats of firms and individuals solicited. Special attention given to col-
lections and proceeds remitted promptly.
The Leading Druggist on Low Prices and
--HEADQUARTERS - FOR-
Fine Stationery Perfumes
and Toilet Articles-
Finest Cigars in town.
Prescriptions a specialty.
f3 Call and see me; I can in-
terest you in prices.
' Ladies don't forget Friday.
JOHN T. ALEXANDER
:THE JONES HOUSE
Board and lodging. $1 per dav ; by the week $4. Waeon varrt f-
patrons. Convenient to com t Louse and free from disturb i .?
ir of fire. Corner South Court and Springer ji J" Ardmore!11"
JI. J- JOrjETS Proprietor.
and a Ha'f Before
In tho year 16S5." Tonty say in
his memoir. "I arrived at the fort ol
Chicago where M. De la Duraulave
comma n Jed." This was the first fori
here of which we h-ive any account
Edward G. Mason wrtei in the New
England Magazine end was probably
a stockade btructura constructed by
Durantaye in 1(J85. Tonty also
inarched from the Illinois with six-
teen Frenchmen and two hundred In-
dians to take part in this campaign
and according' to one account he came
by the way of Chicago and mustered
some recruits here perhaps from the
garrison of the fort He led his purty
across the country to Detroit where
he met Durantaye and two other fa-
mous pioneers. La Forel and Daniel
Greysolon Du Lhut from whom the
present city of Duluth takes its name.
They had a large body of French and
Indians from the upper lakej and the
united force pushed on to Niagara and
joined the governor general's army
at the rendezvous on the southern
shore of Lake Ontario near the Seneca
country. Two thousand five hundred
men mnrched through the wilderne
toward the great town of the ben ecu
with Durantaye Tonty and Lhut an
their couries de bols in the van. In
the narrow deiile the advance sep-
arated from the main body came
upon an ambush of three hundred
Indian warriors who closed upon' their
rear with yells of triumph thinking
this detachment to bo the whole
army But better leadci-3 for such a
fray there could not be than these
three intrepid Frenchmen who held
their wood rangers steadily to their
work until t.uddonly through the.
forest came the main body headed by
four companies of the fishtins
Carignan regiment and the Senecas
suddenly abandoned the field. Their
great town was taken and destroyed
and down to our own time their de
scendants knew the scene of their
crushing defeat by the French as Dya
godiyu or ' The Plaoa of a Battle."
EGYPT EVER THE SAME.
Georgia's Old Capitol.
lfte old capitol buuding of Oetsria
at Milledgeville which was burned
the other day was built in 1S03 but
since the capital of the state was
moved to Atlanta it has been used as
a college for girls. The ordinance of
secession was passed under its roof as
was ine new constitution under which
Georgia renewed her relations with
the Union and all the men of the
state of national reputation made
their local fame within its walls.
TUB Galyestcn Dallsn
To Keep Apaco wJili the Progressive
rime Has ti3?n
Thns givin? ranilars ono-third
nor.? r.-a iii-.jr iauti.t2- liiiir-. Vrto oro
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Notblns Chance In II U Land.
The characters in the "Thousand
and One Nights" may be almost im-
agined to step ont of their set ng of
words and to take form and g-f ow with
the generous warmth of life before
one's very eyes. The natives still
drink the same coffee and out of th 3
same cups; they sm ke the same
oipes; they wear generally the same
dress; they play generally the same
primitive instruments that whisper
the same strange aud plaintive tones;
the funeral - processions wend their
way along the streets as of old; the
popular festivals of moolids are still
observed with the same untiring
capacity for enjo-ment; the public re-
citers still practice their profession
before adtniring crowds; the water-
carriers still carry their burdens no
welcome to thirsty lips; except ia the
houses of the rich and thoroughly Eu-
ropeanized food is still eaten with the
fiug'ers and in the same manner and
the hands are washed ia the same
basin i and ewers; the mosque of El
Aziiur still attracts its crowds of stu-
dents. Even the old wooden loclcs and keys
are still in use and the water jars are
still kept cool in the lattice work of
the overhanging mushrabiyeh window
frames Instances of this sort might
be multiplied a hundred-fold. It is
indeed a wonderful change and con-
trast that is presented to the eye when
you leave the European and en
ter the native quarter. And th
mind and feelings turn in unison and
become attuned to the changed scene
ine sense oi taaing pars ia a new
and different life steals over you an
yon temporarily throw off your affin
ity with the West and the nineteenth
century. The clock of time is for th
moment put back for you.
SHORT ON SAMPLES.
A New York liwyor'j Experience
a Party of Drannun.
A New York lawyer traveling in the
Southwest found himself one evening
In the smoking compartment of
sleeper the other occuoants of which
xne traveling salesmen were as
usual friendly and communicative.
iaey taiuea or traae ana ot averagng
expense accounts and at last all b
came very well acquainted.
The lawyer however remained
silent communing with himself. lie
had been retained upon a delicate case
and was traveling toward a citv the
objective point also of the commercial
tourists to attach a stock of good
lie did not therefore care to reveal
After a while one of the drummers
attempted to opjn up a conversation
llis first remarks were civil enough
una were promptly answered. i nen
the dm miner made bold enough to
ask him his business.
"What line do you carry?" he asked.
"I beg your pardon I don't under
stand you" replied the lawyer.
"Traveling from New York?"
"Oh I am in business for myself."
Then came a Ion? interval in which
no one spoke. Finally in despera-
tion the drummer asked: "May I in
quire what you sell?"
"Certainly" replied tho lawyer; "
am selling brains. "
Another long interval and then ths
drummer turned to one of his more
communicative frieDds and whispjred
i say 10m tint leaow carries a
deuced small lot of samples."
LOVE LAUQH3 AT LOCKS.
... TO ALL PCINT3
Wagner Palace Buffet Sleeping Cass
. . . AND . . .
Free Reclining Chair Cars
St. Louis Kansas City
Making close connection with fast trains ci
Eastern and Northern Uues lor
New York Boston Philadelphia
Buffalo Montreal and St. Paul.
The "Katy" now runs to Ft. Louis over Its
own rails. And is the only continuous Una
from Peep Water to
St. Louis Kansas City and Hannibal.
Wedding In Memphis Jail After Which
the Groom Took a Solitary Tonr.
tr -it . .
oometning oi a social Junction oc
curred In the county jail at Memphis
lately when Charles E. Ward who is
imprisoned for counterfeiting was
married to Miss Nora A'.derson of
Woodstock Tenn. Ward is about
ou years oia wnue miss Alcierson is
about 20. The ceremony was per
formed by 'Squire Garvin in the lobby
of the jail and was witnessed by a
score or more of people some friends
of the parties while others were at
tracted by the novelty of the proceed-inga
Ward was a farmer until he tried
to better his condition by making ana
passing counterfeit money. The
money he made was a very rank coun-
terfeit and easily detected which is
the cause of his present situation.
Ward pleaded guilty to the charge of
counterfeiting before the United
States court and his sentence is pend
He has been engaged to Miss Alder-
son for four years and she was will
ing to marry him regardless of the
fact that for several years he will ba
compelled to make his residence in
the penitentiary and he thought it
would be better for all parties con'
corned that it should be so.
Information cheerfully furnished by
FAMES BARKER W. 6. CRUSH
Ocnl Pa TH. A. Ctal Fin. IU ijt
Flowa Far Above tea LeveL
The most elevated river in the world
Is the Desaguadero in Bolivia. It ia
of considerable depth and its whole
length from the village of Desagua-
dero at the south extremity of Titi-
eaca to the north end of the Lake
Anllagas is about 180 miles. The
average elevation of the valley or
tableland of Desaguadero above the
level of the sea is about 13000 feet.
The river whose source lies highest ia
the Indus which rises on tho north of
the Kaiias Parbat mountain in Thibet
22000 feet above sea level.
A Woman' Gift to Harvard.
The Harvard overseers have voted
to name the Harvard Annex Eadchffe
college. This is a somewhat tardy
recognition of the first woman who
encouraged the college with a gift of
money one Dame Moul ton of England
whose maiden name was Anne Rad-
aliffe and who. in 1640 sent to the
new world institution 100 pounds
terlin for its benefit.
IS THE ONLY
Published in and lor tne
And a Splendid Business will
l i lilt
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Wilson, F. E. Daily Ardmoreite. (Ardmore, Indian Terr.), Vol. 1, No. 174, Ed. 1 Wednesday, May 23, 1894, newspaper, May 23, 1894; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc614116/m1/4/: accessed October 15, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.