The Daily Ardmoreite. (Ardmore, Indian Terr.), Vol. 7, No. 179, Ed. 1 Sunday, May 27, 1900 Page: 1 of 8
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THE LEGISLATURE WILL MOLD
SPECIAL SESSION JULY i.
Aa Attorney Contends That Beckha E
Caa Hold Office for Two Years-
Mounts Remains Firm Will
Not Honor Requisition.
Frankfort Ky. May 26. It is
hems reported here today that
Governor Beckham has decided
to call a special session of the
legislature to meet July 1 to re-
peal the Goebel election law.
Attorney Aaron Kohn of Louis-
ville today held a conference
with the democratic leaders here
and presented a statement of
constitutional construction on
which he contends the election
for governor cannot be held this
fill and that Beckham holds
over as lieutenant governor for
the lull term. The statement
was not made public but sec-
tions of the constitution bearing
on the question upon which the
contention is based seems con-
clusive that the election shall be
The great majority of lawyers
differ with Kohn and they say
that even grant his contention to
be correct they are unable to
see how a test case may be got-
tou before the court until after
the election has been held.
MOUNTS HEMAINS FIRM.
lndiauapolis Ind. May 26.
Gov. Mount returned from St.
Louis today and was informed
that Col. Tim Campbell would
appear before him to argue the
question of honoring a requisi-
tion for the arrest of former
State Secretary Finley of Ken-
tucky but he declared positive-
C. C. HEMMING
FIRST NATIONAL BANK.
Ardmore Indian Territory.
Capital Paid Up
THE OLDEST BANK IN
Drafts sold on all parts of the world. Accounts of firms and individuals
solicited upon the most liberal terms consistent "with good banking.
BRUCE & TORBETT
BUSINESS PLACED IN OUR HANDS WILL RECEIVE PROMPT
AND CAREFUL ATTENTION.
I A Big Discount.. I
3 Until every Trimmed Hat is sold
S I will make 25 to 50 PER CENT &
discount and some will go AT g
COST. Nothing held back.
Come early and get the pick g
ly he had not changed his mind
and he would adhere to his
formal refusal. He further said
he would not honor a requisition
for the return of Gov. Taylor.
DID NOT SHOW UP.
Indianapolis Ind. May 26.
Several Kentuckians including
Justus Goebel brother of Sena-
tor Goebel and the notorious
Jack Chinn were expected here
this evening to call upon Gov.
Mount in reference to the extra-
dition of Gov. Taylor and Chas.
Finley. A number of resolute
republicans visited the station
when the train arrived and also
visited the hotels but Chinn and
Goebel failed to arrive. It was
said by the republicans that they
would see that he was acommo-
uaiuu u ne was spoiling lor a
tight. No one arrived however
and a scene was averted.
Taylor and Mrs. Taylor and
Chas. b in ley who are stopping
at the hotel where Gov. Mount
boards met the governor and
Mrs. Mount socially this even
ing but there was no reference
made to the Kentucky situation.
Rising Sun Ind. May -0.
Edward Carver killed William
Patterson in ;i political quarrel at
the republican primary at Flor-
ence this morning. Carver who
was a candidate for sheriff has
lied to Kentucky. Only two men
witnessed the killing. Neither
will talk. If Carver is caught
the extradition question between
Kentucky and Indiana w ill doubt
less be raised.
BIG CATTLE DEAL OFF.
Fort Worth Tex. May 26-
The following telegram dated
at New York was received here
today from Mr. George B. Lov
ing who has been in New York
City for some months.
"Big cattle deal abandoned.
temporarily on account of un
favorable financial conditions.
am organizing strong company
for immediate purchase of capito
syndicate with view to buying
others later on.
C. L. ANDERSON C. L. HEMMING
Cashier. Asst. Cashr.
THE INDIAN TERRITORY.
V. CRANK. I
ARDMOKK IND. TER SUNDAY MORNING MAY. 27
SQUATTER OUTFIT FIRE ON
POLICE. FINALLY SUBDUED.1
DESTRUCT1VC ft II! fUNDA
Leaped to His Death. Gold Seekers
Leave for the North. Noted Duelist
Dead. Who Win Nominate Mc-
Kinley. The Neely Case.
WAR IN CHICAGO.
Hy Si ripjis-McRae Press Association.
Chicago. May 26. Captain
Streeter "Squatter" has taken
possession of some land at the
foot of Chicago avenue and is
guarding it with an armed force
inis aiternoon one or ins men
tired at Capt. Barr of the park
olice wounding his horse twice.
When officers went to arrest
the shooter they were met byj a
fulisade of bullets. '
Chief of Police Ripply has sent
sixty nttes and sixtv rounds nf
ammunition to East Chicago av
Three inspectors are placed in
charge of the police and a erat
ling gun has been ordered out.
inicago Mav 26. This even
ing three hundred police sur
rounded the raiders and they
They refused to give up their
arms however and a tight fol
lowed resulting in broken heads.
The squatters were finally locked
Hy Scrlpps-McRae Press Association.
Boston May 2(5. A dispatch
was received bv Boston firms
lis evening from an agent at
Appalachicola Fla. stating that
tire had destroyed a large por-
tion of that city and that sixty-
one buildings in the business
the town were de-
LEAPED TO DEATH.
By s.-riw-McIlae Press Association.
Buffalo N. Y. May 26.
Father John O'Donuell an in-
mate of Providence Retreat this
city took his life last evening
by leaping into the whirlpool
rapids at Niagara Falls. De-
ceased was .suffering from mel-
ancholia. TO THE GOLD FIELDS.
By Scripps-McRae Press Association.
San Francisco May 26. The
transport Valencia and St. Paul
sailed for Cape Nome today with
a thousand passengers.
Heading the Valencia's list is
the name of "Lucky" Baldwin
the famous turfman.
NOTED DUELLIST DEAD.
Hy Scripps-McRae Prers Association.
Richmond Va. May 26.
Captain Page McCarty an edi-
tor known as the last of the Vir-
ginia duellists died last evening
after a long illness.
In 17o he killed in a duel
John Mordecai on account of a
A GUESSING CONTEST.
IJy Hcripps-Mcliue Press Association.
Washington May 26. A mem-
ber of the cabinet said this even-
ing emphatically that the man
by whom McKinley would be
formally nominated at Philadel-
phia does not live in either Ohio
Pennsylvania or New York.
THE NEELY CASE.
By Scripps-McRae Press Association.
Washington May 26. Deputy
United States Attorney Jones
who is assisting in prosecuting
Neely the alleged Cubau post
office embezzler held a long con-
ference with Attorney General
Griggs this afternoon.
"We've recovered 26000"
said Jones "and eroin? to trv
mighty hard to get back the rest
KINLEY MACK WON.
Ey Pcripps-McRae Presa Association.
New York May 26. Kinley
Mack won the Brooklyn handicap
mile and a quarter by a length.
There was a big field of horses
and an immense crowd of spec
The winner got ten thousand
Hy Srripps-McRae Press Association.
St. Louis May 26. The Pres
byterian General Assembly ad
journed sine die this afternoon.
By Pcrippa-McRae Press Association.
Seattle May 26. The steamer
Roanoak sailed last night lor
Cape Nome with five hundred
THE PHILIPPINE BILL.
Hy Scrlpim-Mcltae Press Association.
'Washington May 26. The
Philippine bill will come up as
unfinished business in the sen
ate next week but no disposition
will be made on the part of re
publicau managers to press it to
The intention is to rush along
all appropriation bills.
By Scrlpps-MoRae Press Association.
Vancouver B. C May 26.
The British garrison at Esqui
malt is being continually
One hundred and seven officers
and men arrived yesterday
from Nova Scotia.
WORLD S FAIR HILL.
Uy Scrlpps-McRae Pn-ss Association.
Washington May 26. The St.
Louis World's Fair boomers are
circulating a petition among the
members of the house and have
secured the signature of 750
members ninety democrats and
sixty republicans who favor the
five million dollar bill.
TO VIEW ECLIPSE.
By Scrlpps-MrKae Press Association.
Washington. May 26- Presi-
dent McKinley and party left at
noon for Old Point Comfort
where they will view the sun's
eclipse on Monday.
The dispatch boat Dolphiu car-
ries the president and guests.
The movements of the boat is
altogether undecided. 1
The president will go to An-
tietam on Memorial day.
By Scrtpps-McRae Presa Association.
St. Louis May 26. The Pres-
byterian general assembly dis-
posed of a large amount of rou-
tine business today.
Final adjournment may be
taken this evening.
A GOOD FAT JOB.
By Scripps-McRae .Tess Association.
Washington May 26. The
president this afternoon sent to
the senate the nomination of E.
R. Stockable to be collector of
customs for the district of Hawaii
Bv $n rij ps-Mcltae Pres Assot-tatiO..
Havaua. May 26. Inspector
Harrison has arrived here from
Washington and has taken c harge
of the Havana postoftice.
WARRANTS FOR EMPLOYES.
By Sv-ripps-McUae Press Asaociatlor.
St. Louis May 26. Upou the
application of Ex-Governor Stone
and other citizens warrants for
assualt were issued today against
They are imported Transit em-
ployes who are charged with
sLcoting on the streets injuring
HOB Tilt TML
ROBERTS' FORCES NOW IN THE
DOERS Mil M MM
A Federal Ferca Take Paaaeaalaa mt
Hellbraa a Place Rcceatly Occupied
by the British. Suspect la Befbla
Exploaloa Acquitted. Boxers.
IN TRANSVAAL TERRITORY.
Dy Scripps-McRaa Press Association.
London May 26. It is official-
ly announced that Roberts has
crossed the Vaal river into the
The news of the crossing of
the v aal river was received in a
dispatch from Roberts dated at
Wolvebock May 26 as follows
"The advance portion of this
force crossed the Vaal Thursday
"Our scouts are now at Vil-
joen s drift on the north bank
of the Vaal.
"The local mines are uninjur
ed and work is going on as usual
There is no enemy on this
side of the river.
"Hnnter reached Vryburg on
BOERS NEAR MAFEKING.
By Scripps-McRae Press Association.
T Jl Sr --w. r
xonuon jviay io. interest is
again centered about Mafeking
The Boers are reported to be
entrenched at Potfontein ten
miles west of town and prepar
ing to contest any advance from
Mafeking into the Transvaal.
The Sou til African blacks are
now beginning to tight among
The Baratongs on May 10 at
tacked the natives at Reitfontein
securing thirteen prisoners and
BOERS RE-OCCUPY HEILBRON.
By P rlpps-McRae Press Association.
Pretoria May 26. DeWet
telegraphs from Frankfort in the
Orange Free State that Heil-
bron north east of Kroonstadt
has been re-occupied by the Fed-
Heilbron was occupied early in
the week by Hamilton's cavalry
who however pushed on north-
ward. An official bulletin issued here
says it is reported the British
have occupied Vredefort and
are advancing toward Schoe-
ALL SUSPECTS ACQUITTED.
By Srrlppa-McRae Press Association.
Pretoria May 26. -All persons
who were charged with
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2 Leads in Staple and Fancy Groceries. V
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3J OATS HAY. CHOPS. CORN and BRAN. OJr
Free and prompt delivery. A F. JONES.
4 We don't have to have
3 Albatross Flour
4i tested. It is a weJl
J where that it is the
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implicated in the recent explo-
sion in the Begbie engineering
works have been acquitted.
JOINING THE BOXERS.
By Rrrippa-MrRae Press Aaaoctatkon.
San Francisco May 26. On
account ot the resent crusade by
the health board regarding the.
bubonic plague measures against .
the Chinese the local branch of
Boxers. initiated fifteen hund
red members last week."
The society now has eight
. "BOXERS" ATTACK TROOPS.
By Scrlppa-McRae Press Association.
Peking May 26. "Boxers"
today attacked a force of imper-
ial cavalry near Pao Ting Fu.
The cavalry lost a colonel killed
and seventy men killed and
The appointment of Li Hung
Chang to be Viceroy of Canton is
WRIGHT FOR GOVERNOR.
Antlers I. T. May 26. The
union party convention complet-
ed its labors this morning and
adjourned. Dr. E. N. Wright of
Atoka was nominated for gover-
noron the first ballot defeating
his opponent Tom Ainsworth of
The platform adopted was pro-
gressive. They ask that allot-
ment be hurried np and that
Uncle Sam keep faith with the
POISONED BY LEMON EXTRACT.
South McAlester I. T. May
26. John Grammar a printer
and James Nickson died yester-
day as a result of drinking lemon
extract made of wood alcohol for
Welland Ont. May 26. Dal
man Nolin and Walsh the Fen-
ians charged with an attempt to
blow up the canal here were
found guilty today and sentenced
to the penitentiary for life.
KILLING IN MONTAGUE COUNTY.
Montague Tex. May 26.
James Hale a tenant farmer
near Hardy was shot and killed
yesterday with a target rifle.
Dr. Martin whose tenant Hale
was was arrested and placed
under $3000 bond pending an
The children cry for it and the
housewives say they must have it.
What! Why "Leader" flonr.
E. F. White Des Moines Iowa
writes "One box of Beggs' German
Salve cured me of piles after I bad
been under treatment of a physician
for two years without receiving any
benefit. He said there was no belp
for me bet an operation." T.N.Cole-
man and W. B. Frame.
known fact every-
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