The Daily Ardmoreite. (Ardmore, Indian Terr.), Vol. 7, No. 130, Ed. 1 Friday, March 30, 1900 Page: 1 of 4
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FINE JOB PRINTING
Wedding and Ball Stationery a
specialty. Commercial -work exe-
cuted with neatness and dispatch
at this office.
BONNER & BONl'Ei:
Always hive id stock a fall lite t
Drugs and Medicine. Prrfar y
Stationery Toilet Articl.s Ll?.
Fine Ciean a Specialty.
VOLUME VII. IDRMVS?-
ARDMORE IND. TEE. FRIDAY EVENING MARCH 30 1900.
1 Om Yaar Sft. J
FIRST NATIONAL BANK.
. . Ardmore Indian Territory.
Capital Paid Up
THE OLDEST BANK IN THE INDIAN TERRITORY.
Drafts sold on all parts of the world. Accounts of firms and Individual
solicited upon the most liberal terms consistent -with good banking.
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BRUCE & TORBETT
General Insurance Agents
..OFFICE OVER WEISS BROS.' PHONE ai..
..Tire and Tornado
Plate Glass Insurance. Real Estate and Rental Agents.
The line of insurance companies represented is the best. All
business entrusted to us will receive our prompt attention.
T. C. BRIDSMAN Notary Public. - Randol Building Ardmore I. T.
CENTRAL LIVERY STABLE
in the City
Commercial Rigs a Specialty.
SMITH & CECIL
anteed for ten
Best on earth bought
in car load lots and sold
cheaper than anywhere
of the world always in"
stock. " Order what
you want; Felker has
it." Prompt delivery
Go to nr II E MflMUflDT
ui n. i. innmiimi.
Ycu may depend upon ns always for the best goods at the low
est prices. Where can you beat
16 lbs Standard White Granulated
The.best California Canned Fruit
Scudder's Canada Sap per gal.
H. 0. Buckwhtat Flour per package . 7
We handle a full line of Heinz' goods at lowest prices-
prompt delivery to any part of the city.
C. L. HE1SIR0
North Caddo Street Ardmore I. T
For Painless and High Class
You will receive courteous
treatment and all work gnar-
Hnrman building opposite First
of the City
C. L. ANDERSON
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SYS HE NEVER PROMISED
VOTE FOR BRYAN.
TfUHEH GOTO!! .P20IHK
Bltwi ta Atoms y Nltra-Glycertae
Blizzard U Ratfat-Proctor Saeak
Agataat Puerto Rlcaa Bttl-Ot!a
Reaorta Dcllvared ta Shatter.
By Scrlpps-McRae.Pre AasocUtioa.
PrincetonN. J. March 30.
In a dictated statement by G ro-
ver Cleveland he denies that he
ever said he would vote for Bry-
for president. He further
said the denial cannot be made
too strong as he had not indicat-
ed his nrobable attitude in anv
BLOWN TO PIECES.
Martinsville W.Va. March 30.
William Smith and son Frank
were blown to atoms last even-
ins: while bringing a cargo of
nitro glycerine down Fishing
creek in a skiff to the oil well.
No parts of their odies can be
Vienna March 30. A blizzard I
is raging here and all traffic on
railroads is stopped. A number
of casualties have been reported.
GOV. M' MILL AH DENIES.
Louisville Ky. March 30. In
a telegram received nere irom
Gov. McMillan of Tennesse he
denies emphatically that he offer-
ed Gatlin guns and field pieces
to Beckham for use against Tay
lor. He says no such request
was ever made.
FREE TRADE ADVOCATE.
Dayton O. March 30. Hon.
O. A. Williams ex-consul to Ma
nila in a speech here today ad
vocated free trade and territo
rial protection for the islands
rather than an independent form
A STRIKE CONFERENCE.
Chicago March 30. Rumors
are rife today of a conference to
settle the machinists' strike. The
strike has been on five weeks at
a cost of more than $200000 ev-
ery week to machinery manufact-
urers of Chicago.
San Francisco March 30. The
reports and other valuable doc
uments from Otis to the war de
part men t which came on the
transport Grant five weeks ago
hnvfi iust been turned over to
Shaf ter. They were seized upon
their arrival by United btates
f.iisfom officers but ior wnai
reason is not revealed.
VERDICT NOT GUILTY.
Hastings Neb. March 30.
The jury in the case 01 vioia
HrtrlnokAr. who is charged with
attempting to poison Mrs. Morey
with whose husband she was in
ffltnntPd. returned a verdicf of
not euilty today. It is generally
thought the girl is insane.
AGAINST PORTO RICA BILL
Washington March 30. Sena
tor Proctor made a strong speech
in the senate chamber today
against the Porto Rican Bill.
TOUOM ON TAYLOR.
--- n.iv PiM Hanriaz ' By Com-
Louisville Ky. March 30.
Detective Armstrong who has
been working on the Goebel case
ever since the shooting declared
ta7 ii at. there was only one
ajvuMj tiMM . -
wftvfor Tavlor to escape hang
ing and that was by committing!
niAa Unsaid his work.wasiworicin laeuew.
completed and all the evidence is
r.ow in tho hands of attorneys
for the commonwealth. The;
detective declared that evidence
already published is insignificant
compared with that in the hands
of the prosecution. It is learn
ed on good authority that Tay
lor will be arrested within the
next two or three days probably
before the grand jury meeting
fixed for next week.
5 tor minx ruteklnj Burgher t-orces
Joining Main ColumnA Strong
Fighting Force Kr tiger May
Ixmdon March29. The Boers
have evidently begun a deter
mined effort to capture Mafe-
king Through Boer sources
comes news or tne town oeing
furiously bombarded and the
garrison making what the Boers
describe as a spirited resistence
but as week after week passes
without the srrlvafiof the long-
expected relief the length of
the tether of the earrison's re
sistence must be steadily dimin-
ishing. There does not seem any foun
dation for the report that the
British have cut :off General
Olivier's retreat The evacua
tion of Ladybrand and General
French's return from Thaba
Nchu point the othr way.
Boer accounts affirm that Gen.
Olivier is safe and dispatches
from Bloemfontem state that
General Grobelaar with 6000
men has passed north beyond
the reach of the British.
They will add greatly to tho
strength of the army concentra
ted at Kroonstad toi oppose Lord
Roberts's advance. '
This the Commander-in-Chief
appears to be preparing for by
sending another infantry brigade
forward to Guen
The Boer force at Kroonstad is
estimated to be at least 20000.
It is said they are determined
to fight. They certainly are
watching the Brilish movements
closely as their patrols are
scouting the country far south
Lord Roberts will soon be re
enforced bv 1 General Clement's
division which occupied Jagers
fontein and Fauresmith on Tues
day. It ought not to take more
that a few days to effect a junc
tion in Natal.
General Bullers preparations
are neanng completion nss
. 1 . r tt:
troons are ready and eager for
the further move.
When the British entered
Ladysmith the Transvaalers fell
back on the Biggarsbergs while
the Free Staters made for the
Drakensberg passes. The latter
have been thoroughly Yeconnoit
ered and the number of Boers is
reported as not exceeding 20000.
They hold nine passes including
Bezuiden Hoek Koodoo Olivier 's
Poek Tintwa and Van Reenan's
The Transvaal Boers who hold
an mtrencnea po&iuuu iu tuts
. . t- j :.: : . 1
Bie-erarsberg are reported to be
4 t A 1
in greatest eirengm ujwaru
Helpmakaar. They appear to be
in good fighting trim and skir
mishes with outposts are a daily
If the Boers are driven from
the Biggarsbergs there is little
doubt that they will fall back on
Laing's Nek which is strongly
The announcement of the death
of Gen. Joubert seemed to pro
duce a feeling somewhat akin to
sadness. There was no outward
sign of emotion shown. All the
papers praise the dead general's
fine qualities and say that he is
the one Boer general who has
shown talen- for arranging com
President Kruger may now
take personal command of the
Boer armies. "Oom Paul" has
always been a fighting man. but
he Is growing pretty old for hard
Will be here
UNCEN SORED REPORT IS A MAR.
rnaxs puuis uoot conpitn
Quaes Victoria Seaa Exaraaalaa at I
Syaaatby ta Widow Jaaa.rt Boera
Pazzla tha Brltl.a Tha Preach la
Sahara Corrc.aoad.at Dead.
By Scrlpps-ilcRae Pre Asaodatfua
HORRORS OF SPIONKOP.
New York March 30. Anjm-
censored account of the battle of
Spionkop is given in the World
this morning.. It is from Robert
Hillegas who has been among
the Boers during the war and
wasbrought to New York by As-
sistant Secretary Davis of the
The story tells of the horrors
which have been suppressed by
the British regarding their dis-1
Hillegras says the Boers actu
ally engaged numbered only 350
while the British forces were not
less than 2000.
The British left 650 dead on the
hill top and 150 on the eastern
The Boers lost 50 killed and
Six decapitated British sol
diers were found in positions
which suggested they had been
slain by their own officers when
they showed the white feather.
ROBERTS READY TO ADVANCE.
London March 30. The recall
of the forces which last week
marched west from Kimberley
into the Griquland district is
taken to indicate that Roberts
plan for the advance all along
the line is nearly completed.
The impression is general that
next week will see tho advance
BOERS PUZZLE BRITISH.
London March 30. There is
some mystery about the Boers
on Basutoland border. The Boer
forces supposed to be Oliviers
rearguard are still at Ladybrand
and are fortified in the surround
ARCHIBALD FORBES DEAD.
London March 30. Archibald
Forbes the famous war corres-
pondent is dead. Forbes has
served as correspondent in a
number of wars and lectured on
war subjects in England and
Archibald Forbes w.as born in
Morayshire Scotland in 1838
and was educated at Aberdeen
University he served for some
years in the Royal Dragoons and
went through the Franco-Ger-
maQ war in ltwiwi as war cor
respondent and has been in a
similar capacity in nearly every
war since that time.
VICTORIA SENDS SYMPATHY.
Manchester Eng. March 30.-
The Guardian says Queen Victo
ria has telegraphed Lord Roberts
ordering him to convey her sym
pathy to the- widow of General
Joubert and tell her that Britons
regard her husband as a most
gallant soldier and an honorable
THE FRENCH IN SAHARA
Paris March 30. Figaro and
Libre Patriot both print a tele
gram from Algiers stating that
a saguinary engagement pro
ceeded the French occupation ot
the Sughar oasis in northwest
ern sanara on March mh.
Twat tribesmen who are report
ed lo have opposed the French
forces are reported to have lost
600 killed a thousand wounded
and 600 captured. The French
force lost ten killed and a number
wounded including two officers.
I Ttter coolers lots of 'em telling
cbcp at Weeii Eros'. - . '
A. J. WOLVERTON.
THE CITY JAIIOEJAL
Capital and Surplus.
ARDMORE L. T.
Accounts of firms and Individuals solicited.
Courteous treatment accorded all alike.
TOLD BY TELEPHONE.
Word Whispered la Oar Ear From
Intaa4 Towns la the Territory
BEHWTN. - '
Sam Jones colored died here
M. M. Lawson shipped two ears
hogs to Fort Worth Wednesday
W. F. Warren returned from
Fort Worth last night.
Prof. E. Ezgleston of Pauls
Valley is spending a few days bere
THAC1TE H VTLLE .
F. M. Price 'of Pilot Point is
H. and Tobe Splawn went to
Gainesville this morning.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. John
Gaunt a son.
A democratic club was organ-
ized here last night with about
fifty members. J. D. O'Brien
was made temporary chairman.
Messrs West. Bledsoe and lien son
of Ardmore and Prof McCrae of
Lone Grove were the speakers.
Deputy Booker of Ardmore was
bere last night.
Prof. Vandiver of Mannsville is
here looking up a location for a
T. B. Bond of Tishomingo is
Mrs. W. A. Payton has returned
from a visit to (lordonsville Tex.
Will Craig and Sam Hays went
to Ardmore today with a bunch of
On the 27th of the present
month a meeting was held here for
the purpose of organizing a repub-
lican club. As there was not a
sufficient number of members no
club was organized. The demo-
crats on the same date called a
meeting here for Saturday night
next to " organize a democratic !
club. They have the promise of
speakers from Ardmore. Tbe re-
publicans announce that they will
organize a club on the same date
as soon as the democrats have
finished their business.
Misses Iva and Nell Hardy and
Mrs. Ella Holman of Berwyn are
visiting friends here today.
Uncle Bob Riner has fonnd his
bird dog and is ont on the Washita
Frank Frensley will start his
herd of white faces toward the
mountains tomorrow. . .
m NEW SPRING
H sas z
Are now attracting tile attention of the Ladies and each' f
child baa her heart set upon some lovely little Hat Cap or O
Bonnet. In all Spring Hats and Novelties of the Season wa i)
have absolutely the most exclusive styles at prices' that can- w
not be duplicated here. -?
Handsome Hats and Head wesr for little folks a specialty.
jjy Look out for the date of the Opening. - 7
JVIRS. VIRGINIA CRANK. l
Spring Millinery &
- - - -..--- "..
- A BECOMING HAT is the most Impor-
tant feature of a woman's dress.
- - .
At mr afore onlv the exDerienced artist i" emnlfiTnl a . - -
who beautifully and carefully designs each hat in a becomirj ntz.:
to each individual purchaser. All the novelties of the season zzll'
I and exclnsive styles jon will find
MOTTO: 1 Icncct Gccd:
a. n. pal2H.
Bob Scivally came ia last milt
from the ranch and says heel files
are numerous and that grass is
Miss Zula McAlester is fcers
from Ardmore visiting her sister.
Mrs. George Criner.
Messrs. Mathers and Franklin
of Ardmore addressed tha Demo-
cratic club at this place last night.
The club here which was orran
ized but a few nights ago has
forty-seven members. H. Cols ij
chairman and H. M. Brown sec-
retary of the dub. "
Farmers in this section have
finished planting corn. . -
The weather is cooler than for
some days past.
On or about the 10th of April.
Spiegle will open his ice cream
parlor and will serve all cold drinks .
and delicious creams. 28tf
"Poetry and Pearls" at the
opera bouse Saturday nignr py
T. C. Bridgman has received
another large stock of new mould-
ings. Persons needing pictares
framed should get his prices before
buying. 18 lot
Suits Filed. . I
Three suits have been filed ia the
district clerk's office since oar re-
. The first one is 6tyled T. H.
Sturgcou vs. U. B. Nichols acd
Tobe Crisp and is an action for
possession of a tract or parcel of
land in the city of .Ardmore to-
gether with the improvements sit-
uated thereon. The property ad-
joins the John L. Gait property in
the Frensley addition.
Another suit is that of F. M.
Tanner vs. John Sous which . is
an action on two promissory notes
amounting to $225.63.
The other is" an action for pos-
session brought by L. O. Moore
against D. W. Weeden and in-
volves 300 acres of land in cultiva-
tion about fourteen miles north
west of Purcell known as - the
Weeden place. - - - ;
Wanted To exchange a good
breech-loading shotgun for a bicy
cle. B. V. Henson. 27tf
If you want a good-
write to W. P. CONGEE Okla-
City who is agent
J. D. HODGE
mm eaa eatiaeeee-ia mw w -w mm
Headquarters at John T. Alexan-
der's Liuff Store 1 bare a comforta-
ble place for all stock left In my care.
Main Street. Ardmore I. T.
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