The Daily Ardmoreite. (Ardmore, Indian Terr.), Vol. 10, No. 124, Ed. 1, Wednesday, April 1, 1903 Page: 1 of 8
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ITiatovicid Society D
f SIDNEY BUaOa
ARDMORE IND. TEE.. WEDNESDAY EVENING APRIL 1 1903.
'.MI nil NUMBER 124
. 1 .
GENERAL JACKSON'S DEATH.
Brilliant War Record Confederate
Nashville Term. March 31. Gen.
'V William II. Jackson a noted Confcd-
iiTnirv Ir.nilor i1 urine Ihn civil
VIUIU tl . 1 1 . J auuv. tJ
war when ho boro the- sobriquet ot
"Rod" Jackson died at his homo
Hollo Meade near hero this afternoon.
Ho was In his C8th year and has
been In falling health for more lhan
a year and dangerously HI for severs)
At tho closo of tho civil war Gen.
Jackson was In command ot For
est's old division with tho Toxas
brlgado added. Slnco tho war ho
ias dovotcc himself to agrlculluro and
f.ie brooding ot throughbrcd running
horses somo ot tho most noted per-
formers of tho American turf having
been born at famous Bollo Meade.
Two children William H. Jackson
and Mrs. Selono Elllston survlvo
Arrangements for tho funeral have-
not yet been mado.
Gen. Jackson was born at Paris In
1835 and acquired a preparatory edu-
cation In tho schools at Jackson. Ho
entered West Point as a cadot In 1852
"land graduated In 185G. In tho fol
lowing year Gen. Jackson went to
Now Mexico as an officer In a regl-
mont of mounted rifles and actively
I participated In tho principal Indian
fights with such adventurous scouts
as Kit Carson. Ho resigned his com-
mission in tho United States army
upon tho outbreak ot tho civil war
and offered his sword to his natlvo
state and was appointed a captain of
artillery by Gov. Harris.
At tho battlo of Belmont Gen Jack-
son received a mlnnlo ball In his sldo
which has never been romoved. Ho
i was raised to tho rank of Colonel for
his gallantry in that fight. Gen. Jack-
son commanded tho cavalry under
Albert Sidney and Joseph E. John-
) ston and lod tho advanco on 'tho In-
vaslon ot Tennessee by Hood's
army and his division covered tho
'retreat of tho army after tho battlo
tit Nashville. Ho was raised to tho
lank of brigadier general for his
' fin a n f TI-1 1 f CJ nr-l i ca flint rrtaiiltwl
U It U It Mt IIUII tJ I IIIqU VilUb bOUIVVU
In J ho loss bf tho Federal base of
ln.! and compelled Gen. Grant
to abandon his campaign against
VIcksburg. Gen. Jackson was rccojn-
Amended for further promotion by his
ferlor officers but failed to secure
Jackson married tho daugh-
Gcn. W. G. Harding In 1868
fin 4 Ii
M'l became associated with his
0' er-in-law In tho conduct of Bello
Mr ado stock farm. Ho assumed ac-
ivo management of tho property sov-
ral years boforo tho death of Gen.
L. P. ANDERSON
B. F. FRENSLEY
Ardmorc Indian Territory.
Designated Depository for Bankruptcy Funds m Chickasaw Nation.
Capital paid in
The oldest bank In Indian Territory.
solicited upon tlto most llboral to:
KUDDK 1 5 rULAND & BKUCfc
Hnrdlng. nnd tho high stato of per-
fection attained by Bollo Meade as
the nursory of the thoroughbred Is
duo to his Judgment and manage-
ment. Gen. Jackson was a brother of the
late Howoll E. Jackson associate- Jus-
tlco In tho United States supremo
TWO NEW COUNTERFEITS.
One Is FIveVDollar Sliver Certificate"
' Other Bogus National' Bill.-
Washington March 31. Tho secret
servlco glvos warning of tho nppear
unco of two 'now countorfolts of 6
Ono Is a $5 silver certificate. It Is
of the sorlos of 180!); check letter
"D"i J. W. Lyons register of tho
treasury; Ellis H'.'Boberts treasurer
U a ! toil Statos Indian Head.
This note Is a poorly oxceutod etch
ed production printed on thin soft
paper no attempt having bcon mado
to Imltato tho silk ttb'ro ot tho gen-
Tho lathe work and small lettering
aro blurred and Indistinct. Tho treas-
ury number upper right-hand end Is
41G5OG0O; that In tho lower loft end
1.050.G00. Tho seal and largo denomi-
national characteristic Is so dark that
they may woll bo called black. This
noto should not dccolvo an ordinary
caroful handler of monoy.
Tht other Is a $5 national bank
note. Tho noto roads on Its face
"United States. Tho CItlzons Inter-
national Bank Now York pay' to tho
bearer on demand $5."
It bears a portrait of Garfield. Tho
charter letter number on tho face Is
190; that on tho back is 127.
Tho number 2715634 appears In
tho upper right and lowor loft ends of
tho note printed In black.
Tho seal apears to bo that of some
secret order and It Is not a counterfeit
of any government seal. Tho bocks
of somo of theso notes aro prlntod upside-down.
It bears no signature
either of United Statos or of tho
Thero Is no such bank as tho Citi-
zens' International of New York Tho
back of tho noto Is moro deceptlvo
thaiuthe face but tho United Stales
coat of arras Is to bo found at each
end whereas In gcnulno national
bank notes tho stato coat of arms is
on tho loft end and tho United States
coat ot arms on tho right. It appears
to havo been printed from wood-cut
plates tho paper containing tn Imi-
tation of tho silk cord of '.he gen-
uine. The trouble with a reformer is that
lnstoad ot attending to his own reform
ho wants to mcddlo with everybody
C. L. ANDERSON
Accounts of firms and Individuals
-is consistent with good banking.
You Feel Secure
A good reliable insurance pol-
icy makeB you feel secure
rests your nerves and makes
slumber a possibility even in
the midst of ilnnfflr. Tnanr.
ance is comparatively cheap
much cheaper than restless
3W.S. Wolvarton &Son.
GALLS 1 IIP GO 1
SECRET SOCIETIES IN FLOODED
TOWNS WANT RELIEF.
Crevasses Continue to Widen and
.Workmen Are Unable to Stem
the Raging Torrents of Water.
Destruction to Property.
Now Orleans March 31. A spoclal
dispatch received hero tonight from
Greenville Miss. states that La
Grango crovasses in the immodlato
vicinity ot Groonvlllo Is now more
than a half nillo long and that al
though sovcral hundred convicts aro
battling with tho flood In an effort to
stop tho fearful gap that It Is regard-
ed as hopeless although thero Is no
actual suffering among tho Inhabitants
of tho llttlo flood-stricken city. Con-
dition ot affairs may bo judged from
tho fact that today a numbor of organ-
izations among thom tho Odd Follows
and tho Knights of Pythias tele-
graphed to different parts of Missis
sippi to other lodges ot tho samo re-
spective orders asking for aid. Pro
tection loveo around tho four princi-
pal businoss blocks of tho city aro
homing well and In view ot tho fact
that tho rlvor has fallen several Inch
es within tho last twenty-four hours
tho stato ot affairs may bo looked
upon as encouraging.
Tho levoo at this point has been
weak for several days and when it
broko this morning It was not alto
gether a surprise. Tho convicts and
mangers woro allvo to tho danger and
were It not for this a largo numbor of
lives would havo undoubtedly been
lost. As It was all tho cattlo had
been taken to tho hills and tho In
habitants had sought safo places.
Truck farms somo ot tho finest In
tho country which could havo sup-
plied almost tho entire stato aro In-
undated and tho products destroyed.
Thero woro about 700 acres under cul
An urgent call of dlstross has reach
ed hero tonight from tho Hymella
crevasse thlrty-flvo miles abovo tho
city. Men and raonoy aro wanted.
Citizens of Now Orleans will respond
tomorrow morning and special trains
will leave. Eight hundred feet of
cribbing has been completed but this
Is only a traction of tho work neces
sary. Thero aro C0O.O00 filled sacks
of dirt and sand at hand but there
aro no men to do tho work of utilizing
tho sacks and no monoy to pay for
the labor. Tho work Is oxtromoly
dangerous and thoso willing to do
work at all want premium pay. .'
Any ono wanting tho best Ice crdam
for speclul occasions will bo paid to
buy It from
29-4 INGRAM'S CONFECTIONERY.
We Garry the Largest Stock of MATTING
in the Indian Territory. From the cheap-
est that is Good to the Best that is made.
C. R JONES 6v BRO.
Don't overlook our fine stock of Lace Gurtains.
Security for Depositor Borrower and Bank Our Motto
nil nun mi
'Ardmore 1. 1
(apilal Stock and Additional Liuity . .
Largest of any Bank In the Chickasaw Nation.
YVfE accoptstnallandlnrceucconnt8 and conduct a General Banking
VT Business for You Farmers stockmen and other business men
make onr office their headquarters when in Ardmore.
OUR bank is a public institution and we advance tho beot interests
of the people and jrive their business our personal attention and
extend to thom every facility consistent with safety to bank and customer.
0. R Bsiith "President.
0. Campbell Vice-Pres.
Lee Oruoe Cashier..
Q. W. Young Stockman
J.O. Thompson Attorney
SOME PROHIBITION TALK.
Matters Concerning the Golnn Into
Effect of the Liquor Law.
Hon. O. V. Wobb county Judgo Is
out of town and will not roturn until
tomorrow. Until ho does roturn thero
can Ije np official publication of tho
result ot tho election hold In Gray
son (TOiihty Marclf 7 ou tho face of
tho rotiirns In which thero was a ma
Jorftr of about COO for prohibition.
The Qfllclal publication must ao
oofdlng to tho law run four consocn-
Thte-lnillaAtes that tho law will bo
gaietied to take affect about May 1.
In tho matter of further appeal by
the nntls' no dellnlto statement Is
given out ot tho way In which It la
proposed to roach tho tribunal pro-
posed tho criminal court ot appeals.
If It Is tho gonoral local option law
they wish to attack this can bo done
by selecting a caso of allosed viola-
tion In somo ot tho precincts already
"dry" end gottlng It Into tho higher
court upon a writ of habeas corpus.
If It Is upon somo point involved In
tho recent oloction then tho law It
would scorn must nocossarlly go Into
offoct boforo any infraction ot it
could got boforo tho criminal ap-
Of courso nmong tho many' things
urged -by tho pros during tho cam-
paign was their promise to sco tho
law onforced It It woro Indorsed at
Prof. H. A. Ivoy secretary of tho
county campaign committee when
questioned rolatlvo to what stops tho
prohibitionists woro taking to sco
tho law enforced said:
"I cannot say with any dogroo of
completeness. In sovoral of tho pre-
cincts already dry they havo standing
rewards for violators. In Donlson
they raised qulto a handsomo sum
and I havo heard of similar action In
local clubs about tho county. So far
Sherman has taken no concorted ac-
tion In the matter but I am suro will
It Is reliably learned that ono causo
for tho delay In Sherman and what
has provented an actlvo solicitation of
funds for' tho assistance of officers In
tho enforcement of tho law Is tho fear
that If tho matter Is not carofully pro-
ceeded with that a great many friends
of tho law may bo disqualified from
Jury duty by becoming by aiding tho
abovo funds partisans or biased.
Tho Dallas News' Austin corre-
spondence has tho following Coday:
Tho Willacy local option bill still
continues to glvo tho prohibitionists
clomont In tho houso much worry al-
though thoy express confldonco In
tholr ability to defeat It should It
como up. They aro fearful however
of surprise and tho mention of tho
bill In connection with u proposition
to hold a night session Is always good
for an adjournment until tho folio?.'-
ing morning. It Is rathor suspected
that tho advocates of tho measure aro
enjoying considerable fun at tho ex
pense of Its opponents and that thoy
0. R. Jones Wholeialo nnd Ratail
Sam Noule Wholesale Hardware
J. R. Pennington " Grocer.-
R. W. RandoLj Merchant.
havo no serious hopV of getting the
bill through. It Is known that not all
of tho brewers ot tho stato nre sup-
porting tho moasuro at least ono of
thom doubting tho expediency of pro-
posing and urging a moasuro which
had small clmnco to pass and which
wnnlil rnanlt In nirlln.ln.. 'i..
- ... itfti.uuuil vtituuiuiuu
to promote prohlbitlonisUo. or to bo
oxnot local optlonlstlc. sontlmonL
TROUBLE IN CHICAGO.
Four Hundred Police Massed Against
Sheriffs and Deputies
Chicago. March 3ft Tho city
hnll has boon a storm contor again
today. Flvo hundred armed police-
mon guarded tho rooms ot tho board
of olectlon commissioners and tho
corridors of the city hall loading to
tho fourth floor nnd a heavy guard
Is on duty there. Tho building Is a
vorltablo fortross. Over In tho coun-
ty building sovouty-fivo deputy Bhor-
iffs under tho oommand of ChlofDon-
uty Sheriff Potors awnltod tho word
to storm tho long lino of bluo coats
and tako "by poacoful or forcible
moans" tho bnllots In tho Lorlmor-
Durborrow sixth congressional elec-
Four blocks away a rosorvo forco
ot PInkorton detectives wqro hold un-
der quick marching orders to Join the
Chlof ot Polico O'Nell Is backed by
Inspectors captains lioutonants ser-
geants and 47C policemen who are
ready to carry out this order.
Uso nothing but your hands at
first. Ovorpowor tho attacking forco
by tho wolght of your numbers if
possible. Undor no conditions draw
your clubs until so ordered. If your
clubs do not bring tho desired result
thon draw your rovolvors. "
"And shoot on tho command nnd
Against this forco woro tho donii-
ties from tho sheriff's ofilco. tho Pink-
crton detectives and as a last resort
tho members of tho Illinois stato mi-
litia wcro to bo pressed Into sorvlce.
In fact orders wcro Issued Instructing
tho Urst regiment to cot unilnr nrmn
at onco nnd await orders frorA Hio
sheriff's offlco. But although tho
court's Injunction was disregarded and
the recount was begun Judgo Han-
ccy did not order tho writs Issued.
Then tho rest or tho recount was
dolaycd until April 10. thrco days
attor tho mayoralty election and tho
Impondlng battlo has at last bcou
stayed if not dissipated.
Red Raven BpUts.
Waukeshn mineral wator.
Llthla mineral wator nt 29-6
Tho band and orchestra will bo with
tho minstrel show Saturday Ight.
Such fancy drinks ns wo make you
car got nowhoio olso In thif. town.
2P-C JUUVM KAIIN.
J. A. BIVENS President.
A. H. PALMER Cashier.
CITY NATIONAL BANK
Capital and Surplus
Accounts of firms and Individuals
HIGH PATENT FLOUR
It Is the Best
Mbrde WHALEY MILL & ELEVATOR CO;
Leading 5c Cigar of the Year.
Popular with Par-
WH1TEMAN BROTHERS Distributors .
ARDHORE. OKLAHOMA CITY. CH1CKASMA.
fl TERRIBLE El
RAIN OF BOILING METAL. EN-
VELOPES" MANY WORKMEN. '
Resulting In a Fearful Fatality
Clothing Burned tFrom Jhelr
Bodies Which Are Disfigured
Beyond Recognition. '
Uraddock Pa. March 31. Ono dead
ovon not oxpootod to Hvo two miss-
ing nnd sovoral othors so badly burned
and disfigured as to bo almost un-
recognizable was tho tcrrlblo result
Of an oxnloslnn In llm lilnaf f Irnnnn
of tho Edgar Thomsan stool plant of
tho Carneglo company today. All aro
foreigners. Thoro. was a terrific ex-
plosion of gas and sovontcon work-
men woro enveloped in a rain of mol-
ten motal coko and Hmo which burn
ed tho clothing from their bodies and
rondorod- thom unconscious. Notwith
standing tho dangor-ot a second ex
plosion a party was organized nnd tho
mon rescuod from their porllous posi
tion. Only flftcon could bo found.
howovp'r - and tho two missing may
navo heen blown Into tho furnace
-THEY ARE FINE.
Our drinks aro such as you can't
got nnywhoro else.
20-C JULIUS KAIIN.
Tho minstrel boys novor disappoint.
When a mnn Is worried about his
business his wlfo Is sure It would Im-
provo If their minister preached a
sormon about tho good and faithful
Cottages for Rent
Six now 3-room cottages on South
Washington street. JG.50 per month.
Four-room framo cottago Sovonth
avenuo and D stroot northwesL
?13.G0 per month.
Four-room cottago barn orchard at
A street nnd Eighth avenuo northeast
Houses for Sale
?400 will buy a two-room dwelling
nnd nlso a threo-room dwolllng on
two nlco lots. Theso two houses and
lots adjoining aro a bargain.
$2600 for a six-room dwolllng large
barn orchard vlnoyard two wells
waterworks on soven largo lots all
The Rcdfield Agency
Real Estate Rents Loans.
Phono iai. Ardmorc Ind. Ter.
DON LACY Vice-President
W. A. WOLVERTON Asst. Cashier
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