The Daily Ardmoreite. (Ardmore, Indian Terr.), Vol. 6, No. 186, Ed. 1 Wednesday, May 31, 1899 Page: 1 of 4
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ARDMORE IND. TERM WEDNESDAY EVENING MAY 31 1899.
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L. P. ANDERSON C. C. HEMMING C. L ANDERSON C. L. HEMMING
President. Ylce President. Cashier. AssL Cashr.
FIRST NATIONAL BANK.
Ardmore Indian Territory.
Capital Paid Up .J $60000.00
Surplus Fund 70000.00
THE OLDEST BANK IN THE INDIAN TERRITORY.
Drafts sold on all parts of the world. Accounts of firms and individuals
! isolicited upon the most liberal terms consistent with good banking.
BRUCE & TORBETT
it2-6eneral Insurance Agents.
Only first class companies are represented assets of which amount to
8220802o35. 16. Being backed up by this enormous amount of money we are
in a position to oiler to the insuring public unquestionable indemnity at
lowest current rates. We solicit your business and if placed in our hands
will have our careful attention. Office over First National Kank. Fhone 21.
The Winds Are Blowing Our Way.
We can give you safe protection
Fire at trilling cost.
OfFce in Whittington
Building. Phone 48.
Recommended by the Investigating Committee
If It's DOLD'S It's the BEST.
Ask your dealer for . . .
White Clover Leaf Lard
Perfection and Eagle Brand Hams and
JACOB DOLD PACKING CO.
H. B. DeFORO Manager . Ardmore Ind. Ter.
During the Warm Season
When the appetite must be tempted with delicious food buy your
Fresh Meats Oysters and Game from
LA GRANDE MARKET.
Cheapest Gash Market. Open Sunday Until 9:30.
'Phone 66. GEO. HOFFMAX & BllO.
Second Hand Goods
..BOUGHT AND SOLD
At the BLUE FRONT corner O. K.
Wagon Yard East Main Street. If
you have goods to sell drop me a
card in Post Office. Box 143. . - .
H. A. YOUNG BLOOD.
Owing to the backward Spring Season we
find ourselves overstocked with Spring and
Summer Suitings and Trouserings and in
order to make room for our big fall stock
already ordered we decided to institute a
30 Days' Cut
All $30.00 and $35.00 Suits go at $25.00.
$7.00 Pants $4.50; $8.00 Panls $5.5.0;
and a proportionate cut on all other values.
Call and examine our bargains.
BYRD & CO. The Tailors hotTl0
A Box of Ggars or a
Layer Cahe 1
Will be given away FREE every Saturday night to the one
holding the lucky number. Every purchaser of goods to
the amount of twenty-five cents will be entitled to a chance
free of charge. . .
Telephone 86. J. H. SPIEGLE
106 to 110 !
In every town that has an ex-
press office in the Territory.
STANLEY R. BRUCE.
SAMUEL M. TOKBETT.
against Tornadoes Accidents and
REDFIELD L SON.
GAINESVILLE STEAM IBM.
MUiT BE WHIPPED.
The President May Call For Volunteer
to Serve In the Philippine..
Washington May 30. The
cabinet at its next meeting will
probably consider the question of
calling for volunteers for service
in the Philippines. The situation
in the islands is not such as is de-
sired. The diplomacy and peace com-
mission it is admitted here failed
and must take back seats until the
enemv is completely whipped.
Otis has not sufficient men to ac-
complish this end. -Including 7-
000 troops now on the way to the
Philippines Otis has only 25000
regular troops under his command
as the volunteers which have
rendered such good service are to
The general opinion is there will
be little fighting during the rainy
DKPA RTM ENT KKKPS A SECRET.
Washington May 30. The war
department has important news of
some character from Otis which it
refuses to make public. It denies
that the message contains any-
thing of an alarming nature but
that information is of a character
which demands executive attention
rather than that of the public.
SOME SEVERE FIGHTING.
London May 30. A special
dispatch from Lubuan announces
that severe righting is reported be-
tween the Ameiicans and Filipinos
on the island of Mindanao.
The principal city of the islands
Zamboango. has been bombarded
and burned and is in ruins. The
same dispatch reports trouble in
The Americans have blockaded
A British steamer was denied
admission and was escorted sea
ward by the United States gunboat
flORE ARRESTS MADE.
Confident That Henderson County Lyn
chers Will Be Brought to Justice.
Athens Tex May 3d. Sheriff
Richardson and deputies returned
last night with Joe Williams W.
15. Broorks W. A. Johns and
Pony Reasonover who are now in
jail making eight in all charged
with assisti"g in the Trans Cedar
triple lynching on the night of the
uight of the 23d.
Reasonover lives in Kaufman
Sheriff Richardson said to The
News correspondent this morning:
"New facts are developing daily in
this case and in my mind there is
no question but that the guilty
parties will all be brought to jus-
tice." The officers of this county are
doing everything in their power to
apprehend the perpetrators of the
darkest murder ever committed in
this state and they are backed by
evei v good law-abiding citizen in
County Attorney Stephen Faulk
received a telegram from Gov. Say-
ers saying that he had ordered As-
sistant Attornev General Morris to
proceed here at once to assist in
It is not yet known when the ex-
amining trial will be had.
I have been a sufferer from chron-
ic diarrhoea ever since the war and
have used all kinds of medicines for
it. At last I found one remedy that
has been a success as a cure and
that is Chamberlain's Colic Cholera
and Diarrhoea Remedy. P. E.
Oriaham Caars Mills. La. For sale
by W. B. Frame and T. N. Coleman
The Aden Murder Case.
The Jim Aden murder case occu-
pied all of yesterday in Judge Bar-
rett's court The examination of
character witnesses was ably con-
ducted by George Culp for defense
and Judge Potter for the state.
Besides these attorneys there are
Giddiugs Garrett and Furman for
the defense Messrs. Bell Gardner
and Pearman for the state. The
fight will be a hard one and it is a
difficult matter to even quess at the
result of the trial. Gainesville
Unless a woman eats sufficient
nourishing food she can neither gain
nor keep a good complexion. Food
when digested is the base of all
health all strength and all beauty.
Herbine will help digest what you
eat and give you the clear bright
beautiful ekin of health. Price 50
and 75 eta. City Drug Store W. is
WILL SWEEP OUT DEMOCRATS..
President McKlnley Amends the Civil
Service RulesAll Rraache. Affected
The civil service order issued by
the president recently means the
early decapitation of at least 4000
democrats now holding government
positions. Ever sinco the prestnt ad
ministration came in power the pres
ident has been besieged by the place
hunters and spoilsmen to let down
Led by Senator Hanna chairman
of the republican national committee
the spoilsmen made a flgbt in con-
gress for the repeal of the entire civil
service law. Defeated there they
besieged the White House. The
president held out for some time but
finally capitulated to Senator Hanna
who insisted that the party workers
could not be held in line unless they
were given patronage and the only
way to get it was to exempt places
under the civil service law. The se-
ries of amendments to the civil ser-
vice rules take out of the classified
civil service about 4000 offices. The
amendments also provide that here-
after thousands of appointments to
positions in the executive depart-
ments shall b? made on tests of fit-
ness prescribed by the heads of these
departments iustead of the civil
The government printing office is
not withdrawn from the operation
of the civil service act and rales. It
remains within the classified service.
It is maintained by the advocates
of civil service reform that by this
President McKinley has taken a long
step backward toward the spoil sys-
tem. It is claimed that the compe-
tition system on which the civil ser-
vice act and the civil service rules
rest has been seriously undermined.
It is the intention of the republi-
cans to get possession of these places
at the earliest practicable time and
democrats included in the list of ex
ceptions are to be swept out of office
Purify the sewers of the body and
stimulate the digestive organs to
maintain health and strength and
energy. Prickly Ash Bitters is a
tonic for the kidneys liver stomach
and bowels. For sale by W. B.
Governor Promises Help.
A special from Austin Tex. says
Governor Sayers is determined to
use every means in his power to
bring tha guilty parties charged with
the lynching of James Humphries
and his two sons to justice. With
this end in view he wired the county
attorney of Henderson county to-
night as follows:
''County Attorney Athens Tex.
I have directed Assistant Attorney-
General N. B. Morris to proceed to
Athens to assist you in the investi-
gation of the ljnching in Henderson
county and the immediate prosecu-
tion of those charged with the crime.
"JOSETH I). SAYEKS
There are several parties under ar-
rest on suspicion of being implicated
in the deed and no effort will be
spared to bring the offenders to jus-
tice. "What's in a name?" The word
"bitters" does not always indicate
something harsh and disagreeable.
Prickly Ash Bitters is proof of this.
It cleanses strengthens and regu-
lates the system thoroughly yet it
is so pleasant the most delicate
stomach will not object to it. Sold
by W. B. Frame.
Shot by a Baptist Preacher.
Chattanooga Tenn. May 20. The
Rev. Dr. Henson a Baptist preacher
on his way to his church shot John
Anderson a mine boss last uight.
Several men including the time-
keeper and other mine officials and
the preacher engaged in an argu-
ment about doctrines. A dispute
arose and Henson it is said called
Anderson a liar. Anderson knocked
him down with a hammer. While
Hen ion was down he drew his
pistol and fired at Anderson the
ball taking effect in his back. Hen-
son did not preach last nigiit but
employed the time in escaping.
Cubans Accept the Cash.
A special from Havana says: "The
payment of the Cuban soldiers con-
tinued today 114 accepting payment.
It looks now as if the opponents of
Uomez and the Americana will not
be able to bold the men in line to
refuse the American offer. The
change is partly attributed to the
appearance or the soldiers with
money among their comiades and
friends thereby inducing them to
accept the payment. Tomorrow the
payment begins in other places.
The Americans officials believe that
the "backbone of the strike is
The Taste Tells
REX Brand Hams and Breakfast Bacon
Equal in every way to higher priced goods
offered by competitors. A SWEET. MILD
CURE that is sure to catch the public favor.
Your grocer has them.
And This in Ohio.
Columbus Ohio May 30. Mrs.
Theresa Wolf aged 20 was removed
to the country infirmary in a serious
condition. Recently her husband
left her to seek work. It is alleged
that her mother nas forced her to
put on men's clothing and work in
the fields of the Wolf farm south of
the city. When approaching mater-
nity forced Mrs. Wolf to stop work
her mother ordertd her to leave home
and the infirmary was her only re-
course. Riding the Goat Proved Fatal.
Clarinda lo.. May 30. Frank
Focht of Hepburn Io. is dead from
the alleged effect of initiation into a
Modern Woodmen lodge of Hepburn
on May 18. The members it is said
were using a spanking board with
blank cartridges attached. The
board was turned the wrong way
and a cartridge exploded entering
Focht's thigh. Blood poisoning and
Oklahoma Boy Honored.
President E. D. Murdaugh of the
territorial normal school at Edmond
Okla.. has received word that an
Oklahoma boy has been selected to
represent the University of Michigan
in the next contest in debate with
the University of Chicago. John
Adams is the name of the fortunate
youth and be was formerly a mem-
ber of the normal school class of '67.
Mr. Adams is a distant relative of
John Quincy -Adams.
Many a fsir young child whose
pallor has puzzled the mother until
she has suspected rightly her darl
ing was troubled with worms has
regained the rosy hue of health with
a fjw doses of White's Cream Vermi-
fuge. Price 25 cents. City Drug
Store W. B. Frame.
Train Goes Through Bridge.
Cedar Rapids la.. May 30. A
special stock train on the Chicago
and Northwestern went through the
bridge over Prairie creek two miles
west of Otis todaj. I wo tramps
were killed and 160 bead of cattle
Elias Smith a stockman and two
tramps were thrown into the creek
but escaped serious injury. Nine
cars of stock and three of freight
Sour stomach fullness after eat-
ing flatulence are all caused by im-
perfect digestion. Prickly Ash Bit-
ters corrects the disorder at once
drives out badly digested food and
tones the stomach liver and bowels.
For sale by W. B. Frame.
Is a Mother.
Washington May 30. A letter
from the husband of Evangelina
Cisneros now Mrs. Carlos Carbonnel
of Havana announcing the birth of
a daughter who is to be named after
her mother has been received by
Mrs. John A. Logan.
The romantic rescue of Miss Cis-
neros from prison in Havana was
one of the most thrilling incidents
of the Cuban war for independence.
She mariied Mr. Carbonnel on
June 5 1S93 in this city.
If you ar; thinking about buying Building and Loan .to k
Be sure and sie Garber & London managers for Iudiau Ter-
ritory for the
GUARANTEE LOAN AND BANKING COMPANY
Of Dallas Texas.
You may want to borrow money after while if so remeTi-
ber this: The Guarantee Loan and Banking Co. has never
turned down a good loan for the want of funds.
It offers to the borrower a smaller monthly payment on
loans than any other company doing business in the Ter-
ritory It offers to the investor gilt edge security with a good rate !
of interst. ....
Remember there is but one Gaurantee Loan and Banking
Company of Dallas and their Indian Territory oflice is in
the Whittington Hotel office.
Agents wanted in every town in the Indian
GARBER & LONDON .
. N Superintendents of Atrencies.'
SPRAYS FROil SPR1NUER.
Springer I. T. My 30. Again the
Heavens opened and it rained and
it rained. Some wind and in differ-
ent localities some damage was sus-
tained by bail.
The crop prospects of bur country
is very promising especially the
grain. At places the oats bid fair to
yeld from 75 to 100 bushels per acre
while we have an increase in acreage
of corn with the best prospects in
the history of Springer.
Mr. DeGarmo is making more im-
provements and conveniences around
his gin. The farmers of our vicinity
have reason to congratulate them-
selves on having one of the most
competent Tin men in the B. I. T.
A goodly number of our citizens
have organized a Gas company for
the purpose of furnishing portable
gas. and no doubt success will crown
their efforts as they are all men of
Tussy May 30. A good rain fell
here last night and it was bad:y
Rev. G. W. Moore preached here)
Sunday to the largest crowd ever as-
sembled at this place.
C. C. Parker of Oakland is preach-
ing here this week.
The citizens of Tussy have pur-
chased seats for the school bouse.
Prof. Hightower has closed his
school for a six week's vacation.
He has taught a good school and will
no doubt receive liberal encourage-
ment when school opens iu July.
The Thomason brothers have re-
turned from their chase after the
horse thieves (the two men who broke
jail at Ardmore). They followed
them to near Chkkasha. The fugi-
tives had stolen three head of horses
before they got to Chickasha.
The Denison Herald Says: "The
j cars which were in the Territory
tornado Sunday afternoon were sent
j to the car shops to be overhauled
j and repaired. It was found neces-
; sary to remove all of the carpets and
j uplioistered seats on account of their
being soaked with rain which beat
in through the broken windows.
They were dripping wet and were .
spread out in the shops to dry."
In th I'nlted States Commissioner" Court
in the Indian Territory Southern District.
at AnlBKira led. Ter:
J. H. LockwiMxl A Bro.. Plaintiff.)
9. E. Smith. Defendant. )
Th 1ef.-n.laQt. S. V. Smith la warned
to appear In this court In thirty days and
answer the complaint of the plaintiff. J. H.
Lokwood A Bro.
Witness m v hmd and seal of office this
301 b day of May ie99..
IskalI . R. BRADFORD.
I". H. Commissioner.
Oarrett & Bingham attorneys for plaintiff.
Summers Hardy ai tornev for non-resident.
Queen of the Pantry Flour
Best on earth. Jnst received.
R. T. DALLAS.
Caddo Street Blue Front.
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