Daily Ardmoreite. (Ardmore, Indian Terr.), Vol. 1, No. 214, Ed. 1 Tuesday, July 10, 1894 Page: 1 of 4
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AKDMOKL CUICKASAW NATION. TUESDAY JULY 10 1834 -
TiHEO CF LIFE'S OTJSSIIS.
VI VIA OALE aUCTEBS TBC
Tke UtUr WUtk CMHi Ktr te
DeeUa Menattvalr tha Qaaetlea
"Te B ar Not to
Vivie Gee: iliuRuia W lii com-
mitted eulcide. yesterday by rafiiin ot
u overdose of cbJoioform ltose be-
longed to that cltu known as demi-
Riuadef I) hi ne who had uot yet
f"ue to I be depths of depravity that
awaits all who tmlow in the paths
that lead to bell. 'She was a fine ap-
pear n specimen f physical womau-
bood and first attracted attention in
Ardmore last wiuler by. appearing
with the Peyton Comedy compani
es pisniat. She was poseased of a
rKftiarkably :bih Kgre ot musical
tsl-nt Pnl eouM harp boeq an orna-
ment to society had ahe net a she
e) timed been a victim to unfortunate
bbe was found dead in her room
ia Eat Ardmore let- yesterday after-
noon with a vis! of chloroform under
her pillow. When diacovered she
had her handkerchief pressed over
her face aimI had teen dead proba
bly au hour or more.
Two letters iut written were found
one to ber husband at Rutte Mont
the ether to her troher-iu-law J M.
Barton at Iowa Park. Tex. They are
given without comment a ther show
the persistence with vhich she even
siared death in the f ice and deund
the dual lif abb was. Itadiug. They
are a fodowt-:
. T Her 2rotJier-ln-Iaw.
Aulmoit L IT- J. M. Barton: As
li httve bad such good feelings e lo
.w-U use su-.h letters may you be
biippy in accusing and believing be-
iore seeiag more. I will ot say h w
much sururited I iu on receiviug
this letter but pray uevvr accu me
of deception and imposing ou one ef
the best women ou earth. God curse
to if I ever bad a ciutl thought and
no ot derepiiou to the oue b iug 1
loved ou erth. Yu mar holteve me
t What yon will. I will never stoop
a low as to tell a lie; uo uever as
what have did or ever done wa
t haro been staying with a woman
thftl I hare found hsd a bard name
but I am not ber judge. God help
iuj; roe I a it i among a few l.'hru tians.
I lieve never done any oue sny barm;
have never eveu in thought word or
Ueed. 1 could uever have did aa you
have done blasted a wiuiao alone.
Yes I have prayed tor my husbaud
tw tooio and take me or send fur me.
1 have beeu getting from t0 to t'25
pet ntinth for teachiug in the couu. j
try but Lave made tny home wttu a'
woman that took ta.e ot me wheu I
was sick. The worst iu the letter ot
yrs that hurt me is about Johuus
W.. T 1 1 . . . ..w
vcr has. . I might loolt. xor u. . ot
course am t. ' Main. . and ; still I am
innoo-iit. but have b- en damned by
Jod ati-l his angeia ainee.'SB. 1 will
only say I have written you thren let-
ters aince I revived yoora the first
of June but have had no answer.
Now i.will.aend yon your brother's
Utter. God have mercy ou Biro. om
wilt get a letter frem him too soon;
believe him it you wish to. I can
only aay I wish I could' see you and
him toeether. I lore you ana your
mother and. I. never no neverr-tn
thought word or deed did either eue
of rou a dirty trick. I have never
deceived von in BY life. Believe f
me what ytt will but give me tbe
benefit of a doubt won't j ou? Oh
latmnv. mv heart is breaking to
. j -
think of being condemned without
Write in auswer to this please by
return mail. IMiect here in care Box
ae I may be dead.
1 have some property. I will leave
all to you. Farewell. May the God
deal with tou as you need.
John Gale Spokane Wash.
Tka rtal letter.
Iowa Takk Tex July 6 183.
Mrs. Vivia Gale As it has been
tome time since I have heard from
you I write again. We are all very
well. Weather very hot.
I am aa much pained aa I am
shocked tolearnfrom some Ardmore
particf or your present "vacation."
Vivis. why is this? It was not neces-
i sary tor you te attempt to play
double" with n. I consider thst
we have been grossly imposed upon.
as well ss that good old angel Mrs
Gale. You have deceived her also
provided of course r porta are true.
aud I have no reason to deobl them
as I have them straight. Ot course
vou do not care -aw tor our good
will bnt was only working us fir
money and I thank God you only
secured the small turn of f I from mo
and this though small had far better
been expended upon my own family
I di uot belit-ve yon ever had ihe
slightest idea ofco.inug to Iowa Prk
to remain. My words may arem
harh to yoa.bul I am forced for the
sake ot houeiy to peak my ntiud
iu this matter.
I hope and trust that you will
booner or later turn from your evil
ways and yet be an honor to our
race and t the trod who made yoa.
I will write to Johu about the 20ib
of this mouth and would like to hetr
from you before I do ao. Trulv your
fritrnd. J- Barton
Senilis E3AE3 ftIL
XIXXE OSIOWS SHOHTXXU
Frwewsta Will he CMreas tbe
Winner 1st the Ceatwet.
The great railroad strike which ia
now demoralizing the commerce oi
the country from Chicago to 6s n
i Franciaco is having no t fleet on the
' Ardmoreite acholarabip contest. Tbe
candidates and their friends are tnov-
lnr aloiiar ereuclv and bvthe aid of
votes sent from all parts of the coun
try continue to climb toward the whi
Of course only one can win but tbe
chances for ucvss are within the
reach ot each aapirau if be or she
will UM the proper exortions to ao-
It all denendi on that. The
one who will labor the moat pres-
ently is the one who has tbe beat
showing. Dou't rest from now until
July 26 shall have passed.
There ia honor in winning the vic-
tory. No hesitancy should fx. felt iu
asking your friends to assist and
work for you. Go to work at onre
and awi'H your vote to such enormo'us
nninArlliini a to nilk defeat OUt Ot
iaaer printed stationery autBcIcntto
last daring colifpa dar.
Fit rut Golu DC.
Beat assortment and the finest- 4g-
are in tha Territorr at O'Maaly it
Coulee's. 10 tt
If VAti ami fhj. Iw.I hi fr tnat
rail on J. N. Morgan ace the Sterling
and get terms. 2 tt
Aa will be seen by reference to
notice clean here tbe Odd Fellows
w.ll soon commence tbe erection
magnificent building which will
toally be three atoriea la heightb as
it will contain n commodious base
meut and two fnll stories above tbe
LaCLEDE HOTEL -
Newly fitted and renovated fronsltitcbeu to garret. First daaa
in every rartienlar. Ardmom mnit Terrilorr trade solicit
street cart past tbe door. - JOHN LAWRENCE Prop.
THOS. J. CORNELIUS
-GENERAL - INSURANCE .- AGENT.
ground. It will h- quite an addition
o the ci:y and a credit to ita projectors.
Lotoa Club Bcaon." th bett
nickle cigar made at O'.ttealv i;
Coulee's. 10 if
11S fer Jee Ingrajsu
Contest Editor: Please flud en
closed 112 votes for Joe Ingram.
Snaalay svm Ken nay
In Galveston for $6 via the Santa
Price ef Convene.
Below is Riven the prices of extra
coupons which can be had by sppli
cation at our office during business
One aud under 10 votes 6 centa
Ten aud under 20 .votes centa
Twenty aud under 50 votea S cents
One hundred votes for $2.
Two hundred voles for f3.76
'Ibreo hundred votes for $1X0.
Four hundrt d votes for $6.25.
Five hundred votes for $6.
One thousaud voies for $10.
Via the Sanla Fu to Galveston.
SS round trip.
For Bent A goou luca'inn on
Main atrevt for a medium bustne.
Apply at this office. 21 lmo.
Dr. Wolverton went to Gainesville
Grooerlaa a.t Cast. .
riaving decided to close out bnI-
ness. I tin selling mr entire arot k of
familv and fancy groceries at coat. If
you want bargains call at once.
L. C YoDKO
10 tf Oppo. Coort House.
Attention is called to ths ad. of the
Citv Dve Works which appears to
day. Mr. Aycrs the proprietor un
derstaDds his basinesa thoroughly
ari work entrusted to him will re-
ceive prompt aud caeful attention.
If von have any clothes in naed of
cleaning or dying you should give
him a call.
Pine api'le souffle orange sherbert
cream sodsa and tbe best soda wr'.sr
in town at 0Healy Jfc Goalee's.
Places aU kinds of inanranoe with responsible companies lira ana
LUhtuing Tornaao LUe Accident Employera' Liability Plate Glaee
aU companies represented In this agency ara old and triad. Yoa do so
expeti ncntlbg v-hea wo place voor busiaeas.
Asset a sntficlent for ail poanbla oontlsgeaciaa aa the foJowlag list
M.-at and Tornado.
Insurauco cwmpany of North America
Maii.rt klm luaurance Coimnanv. '
(irrmin American Iosuranoo Company
bcotiUH Union ard National
Loucou aud Lancashire tire
Springfield Fire and Manna
Pennsylvania rire - . -
WesuAeator fire -
Total asset fire iuauraac compa&ias -
Mutual Life Insurance Company of New York 1H7
Accident Plate Olast itc Organized.
Fidelity snd C'aauality of New York 1876
Employers' Liability of Londo(sseU in U.S. only) 1880
Tot. I - $ 8851751
Office First National Bank First Floor Ardmore Ind. Ter.
NORTH TEXAS BUSINESS COLLEGE
No. 301 East Calfornia Street
Gainesville - - texas.
For Butterick patterns to to Mrs.
Rawliugs. 21 ln
Doctors T. E. tfrents and T. I
Munroe aud Johu Davis were in the
city la t night from the thriving town
Think of it lots in the Ferudslc Ad
Jition among the verdure troiu io
4100. bee bait page ad. 2 tt
GarA Tream Pref. RaUUslll.
Gaikbsviliju Vex June 22. Cou-
test Editor: lu response to your
request I will say to the people of
Ardmore that as soon as tbe contest
now going on through the column's
of the Ardmoreite is determined I
will istue to tbe tuccessful candidate
a paid up scholarship certificate in
tbe North Texas Business College in
the course selected viu either
shorthand and typewriting or book-
keepiug. Very respectiaily.
J. M. Ucmsnx
President N. T. Business College.
luuther. Oh. Mr. Barton never asy . Vi.-i..i. r. ..t. .
what you did again. GoU bless her . 0u Hafurdays July 14. 21 and 28
she is my mother. I have never dia-1 the banta Fo will aetl excursion
honored her iu any way. But you act' tickots to Galveston and returu at
M though ydu need the money now.! th lw rate of $6.00.
. .T " A A Ticketa will be umited for return
1 will twirrua tha mmcf and Sena1 ... . . i .
- j ii.Aft tram AHfinv it it ulu m uu i
b. vTrite Mr. Gale if you wish to; ae following Moudsv eveuing or
ama answer it as often aa. he does on first train of Tuesday morning )
hia wife's once a mouth- Hew a
wows could stiTl love a maii and
bear with him with ope .letter a
ntonth. ia more than I can uuder-
aland. I love him and always will.
PleS let me knew who your inform-
ant was be must be a gentleman. I
will send. yen. wrUteb statement of
aty coadtCtan'from a doctor here and
I will go sny to m; aistef in Kansas
If I die I have a little lot ia Travis
county near Austin .Tex. 9 lot in
Frankfort Childress county. I will
leave nil to or husband if I can pos-
sibly die to-day I will if it be God's
will t wiM live bnt if I can die by
niv own kand I will. Good-bye
' : VririA XSalb.
P. 8. Plaase write ray brother of
the newa yon have- beard about me
fie' ia ia -Butte Mont. . .
Ts He IXasWaA.
WeM Johnny I am abbnt broken
op. Yur respective brother-in-law
tias ssidio cae what no one on earth
1000 Pelier te W Iaaer.
Contest Editor : I will give to tbe
successful candidate an accident
ticket for $1000 aud $5 weekly ben
fit provided they come within tLe
rules prescribed by the company.
D. Bedfieijj Agent
S to Galveste and Retara
Saiurdais. July 14.21 and 28 via
Santa Fe route.
Taa BUad Xvaaarllst.
Y. S. llaut-a the blind evaugelist
is in the city selling his books and
proclaiming to this dying world The
Savior's Love." lie discoursed Isst
u cht on the "I'ropbcciea." This
morning iu front ot J. B. Sprsgin's
his subj -ct was '-L'fe and Deaih."
Many heard him and many more
Uould be ia an able linguist.
Xetlee te Ceatraetera.
Bids will be received at the office!
of tbe undersigned U( to aiouusy
July 16 ai 6 p. m lor tne ereciiou
and completion of tbe OdJ Fellow'
buildiUi;accordiug to p'ans and speci-
fications now on file at the office of
I)ougla& Douglas architect. Acer-nrti-d
check or ho rid for SlUO Will
accompauy each bid aa au evidence of
tcood faith on toe part ot tbe Diauer.
Blank forms of bids will be tarnished
centrsctors on application.
Docau8 A lODOLAa
9 tf Architects.
Mess Rose Baklag Pewiar
Hna ran teed absolutely pure. If not
aaiiafactorv in everv respect your
mouev will be refunded. For aale
01 Iv by Harris A Sloan. 20 lmo. -
Open to both eexes. School dav and night ; no vacation gtudents can
enter al an time. We Issue life Scholarahip in Book-keeping Banking
. j m W- . .Vnrtliiail nnnSIa mhn have in leSB than
three montha.' acquired a rale of speed of 200 words per minute new mat-
ter. This department 11 under wo coniroi 01 jirw. ...
look after your daughters if sent to thi acbool. Make your sns and daugh-
ters independent by giving them a practical buainese education.-
J. BI. RUDISIIiI-p VI
SEND FOR CATALOGDE.
Successor to WILLXAHS & PE27HniaT027.
HnTine parchased the etock of WilLams & Pennington t ft largo
diBCount respectfully call the atten'ion of the public to the fact
that I will close out Baii etock
thus erlrinir the exenrsionists
days in Galveston.
A apodal tram consisting of coach-
es free recliniug chair and Pullman
Sleeper wltl leave from Ardmore
Saturday evening reschinc Galveston
at & o'clock Suudiy morning and re-
turning will leave Galveston Monday
evening a 6 o'clock.
. Donflose the opportunity of see-
birt. bathing U now at us oesi.
Crabs shrimp and other good
things to eat.
Five rieeea ef tf aale.
Contest Editor: Say for us we will
give tbe successful coateataut iu your
scholarship contest five pleece of tbe
latest tnnslc to be selected by tha one
G. M. YARnnocaH k Co.
UIU HtlTA JORSAW - 1341
Will Cnasr ' - - -- UM
t tacrasa- - -'11
Mlae Edaa HarvUk nil
Mlae JaAlta Baa&s
Uiae SaeU Jataaa 1
Miea Haiti Marlta
HrJ akvally .
rraadk CatoaUr -- --.-
OalA aoeket for to Tflssw
Content Editor: I win glTe to the
auecsuafnl candidate in the (cooler-
ahin contest a rold locket aaitame
- . J amp cuwik m av.w -.
Ualph Beaumont the populist can- for eitbor ladr or gentle man. valued
. . . 1 ..tfl...-nK . . a.-
aiaaie ior congress ia viuu" at So. 1 akvu w
aunouaced to apeak: hereon Julf 25.
rr law auarted ahoes and slippers
to to C. woss uuder Ardmoreite 1-:
Wanted -ilOOO cordi of wood by
the OH Mill. 90 lot
Ob each Frldav and Satnrdar dur
ing J u 4; J uly and August' there
will be o aale round trip ucaeis
frtn A'dmoreto Lampasas Tex. at
a rate ot $5.96 good for six daa.
' ' L E. Mason Aft.
OaUl Ta ad Oaaa.
Con lest Editor: I win give to the
winning candidate in the scholarahip
contest now going on a gold pen
1 bolder and caaa aloed at i5.
T. H. Paxker.
lvlat gfttaaerr far Wtauaar
Contest Editon - 'Tbe Ardmore 4on
Printing CocJtt f rt
m 71 BBS t .
i ' S rr.-g-
S i 2 ij. li
II i 2 a" 3 &9 1 II
II i - a rs tapii
li ! I ?S; - s?2 1
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AT ACTUAL COST OR LESS
Families city -and country merchant will iW well to call and
price goods before bnyiog elMwbere.
We are daily adding etapl groceries to our stock bought
strictly tot ea and will sell to consumers as cheap as any nrt
class bonse where full packages aie sold the consumer will
have the regular jobbing prices.
Full rTclo&t Ouarcuitccde Countrrr
E2prpllanto Trado SoUcitcd.
20 pouode gran.sugr. stand 11.00.
8 pounds pie peacaea; I0c
Genuine auger bouse molasses 6tc.
tiood foolaeea SOc
Parlor matches 15c dor.
Lewiots. 15 dx.
Good gunpowder tea 40elb.
Best refined lard 8c lb.
Beet refined lard 60 lb. Una 7 l-4c.
Just received Full cream choice
grated pineapple; Cox
man sweat chocolate; bakere' choco-
late and relail preaerraa by the lb.
Smoke Utile Cuban Boy clgara.
Better elweye on We-l... ; .
8odapop on tee.
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