The Daily Ardmoreite. (Ardmore, Indian Terr.), Vol. 10, No. 287, Ed. 1, Thursday, October 8, 1903 Page: 1 of 8
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ARDM0R1S. INI). TEH.. Till US DAY EVENING OCTOBER . 1008.
SUBSGRIPHOH. 35 A TEAR. NI M13ER 287
TOO MUCH HASTE USED IN DELA-
WARE LAND CASE.
osltlon of the Interior Department Is
Not In Accordance with Court and
Operation of i)swcs Commis-
sion Is Now Suspended.
WitsIiiiiKton. Oct. 7. With regard to
Ml- HOKivKnMrm ol the Innils claimed
by the Dolnwnro Inilliiiis. this Interior
dppartmont linn made Its position worn
o untenable Hint tlie.iuprt'ientatlves
of the InifmiiB hnvo ileturnilm .1 not u
let the nintler rest until they obtain
a guarantee that their rights are to
be respected. As proof of tlio dilemma
In which the Interior department has
become entangled the Indians' rcpre-
rontatlve displays a copy of the no-
tice posted on the door of the olllec
ot tlio. Dawes commission in Table-
qiiah the day following Judge Ander-
son's decision denying the nelawnres'
suit for Injunction. Tho notice fol-
lows: "This office having oftlclnl informa-
tion of the refusal of the supremo
court or the District of Columbia to
grant tho Injunction asked relating to
tho application for allotment by cer-
tain Cherokee citizens of lands em-
braced In the Delaware segregation.
and the discharge of the restraining
order concerning the same the follow
Ing order of the commission to the
five civilized tribes is ngnln put In op
oration viz: That Cherokee cltfcons
not of Delaware blood occupying
lands embraced In the Delaware sog
regatlou shall be permitted to make
application for such lands and any
claimant may Institute contest pro-
ceedings for the same."
This notice is verified by a Ulogrnm
received yesterday from C. It. Ilreck-
enrldge commissioner in chargo of the
Choctaw land olllce. It appears that
the Interior dopaitment. acting under
tlii' impression that the ruling of Jus
tice Anderson was a complete victory.
lost no time in taking ndvantago of
It. and notified the Dawes commission
to proceed with allotments on oven
a larger scale than before.
As soon as Justice Anderson's opln
ion was received In printed form nnd
the olllcors ot tho Interior department
liad an opportunity to examine it thor-
oughly It became apparent that the
position of the department was most
hazardous and Its victory stilt open to
question. Consequently the order was
Issued that all allotments and other
opoiatlcms of tho Dawes commission
should bo suspended until further or-
dorfl. Justice Anderson's opinion was bat-
ed upon tho affidavit of tho secretary
of tho Interior that ho had approved
no segregation or land In the Cherokee
nation. Hut tho secretary has approv-
ed allotments which the court In the
sanio breath holds must necessarily
The Delawnres are regarded as hav-
ing tho upper hand In either case be-
causo If tlio secretary's contentions
are correct the Dawes commission
has wrongfully expended $3M.(iOO and
If ills contentious are not concct the
injunction should havo lava granted.
L. P. ANDERSON
B. F. FRENSLEY
3 sBa5 s
Ardmore. Indian Territory
Mpalod Depository for Bankruptcy Funds m Ctilokasaw Nation
Capital paid in
The oldest bank In Indlsn Territory.
solicited uiion the most liberal
ARDMORE ABSTRACT CO.
Ilie M Mill! M ol Mull in Hie Southern li
Abstracts of nil kinds accurately made. Records
thoroiiRhly searched nnd nny kind of inforraa-
"tion furnished on ehort notice and small fee.
W. S. WOLVERTON & SON Mgr's.
ALL KINDS OF INSURANCE REAL ESTATE and BONDS
SCANDAL IN THE MILITIA.
Charges Filed Against Officers and
Men in Colorado National Guard.
Denver Colo.. Oct. ".In connection
with tho rumor that a scandal of wide-
reaching cliaractor has developed In
ho management of thu Cripple Creek
campaign of tho Colorado national
guard Governor I'eabody today gave
out tho following statement:
Charges and specifications against
certain men and officers In tho Colo
rado national guard have been filed
villi mo and will be Immediately In
quired into. They are charges of the
most serious nature and 1 shall order
a courtmartlnl. Tho charges filed with
me will bo probed to tho bottom and
anyone found guilty of the charges no
nintler who he Is will not be permit-
cd to escape punishment.
"Cen. Chase has not been removed
but ho will remain In Denver for the
"Tho courtmnrtlal that has been or
dered will convene In Denver as soon
u It can conveniently do so."
Tlio governor declined to give the
ames of those against whom charges
have been made but it Is understood
that Adjutant General Hell. Col. Fred-
erick Gross Paymaster General Kim-
ball. Assistant I'aymastor General Wil-
liams Gen. Chase's adjutant and per
haps others have been called to Den-
"er at once whether to stand trial or
appear as witnesses Is not positively
Among the charges to lie Invest!
dated are said to bo: l'added pay
rolls; the employment of superfluous
yenoruls and colonels who draw the
talary of their rank but who perform
oil Bergenia's duties; oxtrnvagance In
the purchase of supplies for the com
mlssary department; the charge that
certain officers have bean securing n
rake-off from contractors; tho issu
mice by wholesale ot transportation
botween Cripple Creek and Denver to
officers and enlisted men their fami-
lies and friends an 'I charging the
panic to the state; tho charge tiiat the
lookkeoplng of the camp Is kept In
.siich a way ns to admit ot grafting;
tho sureptltlous lalslng of men with
a "pull" from non-commissioned
officers to captains and ma
Jors and colonels; the erection
ot quarters for each colonel
thus involving the stato In a heavy
l ut practically needloss expense; the
inn chase of spoiled ncol for the enlist
cd men at exorbitant prices and care
losaly and recklessly handling finance
that Is said to be appallllng.
Tlio charges aro said to have been
filed by Gen. Chase against subordl
nato officors. Charges of oxcoodlng
bis authority ami disregarding the dl
reel orders ot tlio commander In chief
Governor I'eabody are said to lie
against l he commanding general lilin
Come to opera houso Friday eveulu
nnd bear Cynthia Sneozcwued ai.
Alike O'FlInn speak In tho "Deostrl:
Whon a girl Is kissing a man
against her will tho more she dodges
the suror her Hps aro to land exactly
in the right place.
When a man marries for money he
generally earns all ho gets.
A man can spilt his sides laughing
at the Joke of a rich uncle that would
make him sick nbc If a poor rela-
tion told it.
C. L. ANDERSON
Accounts ot firms and Individuals
terms consistent with Kood banking'.
THE FARMERS ARE ASKED TO IN
Samples of Your Crops be It Corn
Cotton Wheat Oats Rye Alfal-
fa Mllo Maze Sorghum Cane
or Any Crop.
The following letter which Is solf-
oplamatory. has been received by
Sidney Suggs publisher of tho Dally
aud Weekly Ardinoreite from Hon. F.
Hubbard executive commissioner
for tlio Indian Territory exhibit nt the
houlBlana Purchase Exposition In St.
1 -oil Is In 1001. The letter in full Is
Dear Sir: Wo want to get together
nmiiy samples of corn and cotton from
various parts of the Territory:
Havo as many farmers as you can
leach select twelve fine oars leaving
husk on some of the ears. Have
those brought In to you nnd have
them carefully placed In a box or
sack with nanio of party who grew
same where grown etc. Store these
away in dry place where rats will
it rencTi. Same will be collected
later from you.
See the men in charge of the gins
and have them select samples ot
grades and qualities from tlmo to
time samples such ns ore taken by
cotton buyers. Have these samples
wrapped In paper and properly labeled
showing who grew the cotton whero
grown etc. Get ns many of those
trndc samples as possible and store
away same as corn samples. Will bo
Samples of wheat oats etc. etc..
aro also wanted.
No provision tor payment for those
samples can bo made but all that
aro contributed will lie carefully pre
served and arranged in tho general
Indlnn Territory exhibit and each
porson contributing will be given
proper credit. Tho exponso of cen-
tralizing samples later on nnd trans-
porting to St. Louis and Installing In
the exhibit will be borne by the com-
mission. Thanking you for tho Interest al
ready taken In the matter I beg to
V. C. HUHHAIID.
Nothing makos a woman so proud
. her husband as to have hlni use a
Clblleal quotation whon their minister
i dining with them.
Ik-cause a man can sit for forty sec
onds without talking at the rate ot a
tteam whistle a woman hns an Idea
hat ho Is brooding over black
That beautiful full nickel plated
Charter Oak heater at Williams
Corhn & Co.'s would bo pleasing to
the oyo In 'ho most ilnborntelj furn-
ished p.irjor In the city.
ARUMORE IND. TGR.
Capital Stock and Additional Liability. : : : : : $200000.00
Largest of any Bank
We accept small and large accounts and conduct a
General Banking lousiness for you.
0. R. Smith President.
0. M. Campbell Vine-Prps.
Lee Ckuce Cashier.
G. W. Young StoektH.n
J.C. Thompson Att- rnev
Episcopalians in Session at Muskogee
Vote Against Change of Name.
Guthrie. Okla.. Oct. 7. Hishop F.
K. Hrooke and Itev. A. U. Nicholas
have returned to the city from at-
tending the convocation of tho Kpls-
copal churches ot Oklahoma and In-
lllltll I Villi) 1 111 BT-rmUII ill .'iiie-
kogee I. T.
The sessions will ho held hereaf-
ter In the spring tho next one at As
cension church In I'awneu on the
third Tuesday In Mny. Hev. Nicho
las was the secretary ot the convo-
cation and was elected delegate to
tho national convention nt Iioaton.
Mass. lu limi. Dr. J. 1. Harvey of
Pawnee the Pawnee Indian agent. Is
tho lay delegate with G. K. Urns-
berry as alternate and Rev. A. It.
Hlgbee of Oklahoma City the minis-
n'l. .. r i i i-. t.. i ... .
"Inasmuch as the Rencr.il eouvo'-a-
tlon hns naked for an expression
Irom the various diocese and mission-
ary Jurisdictions In regard to the sub
ject oi t-naiigliig tho nan"- (if the
chilli li : therefore be it
"R' solved Iht n -. r .nv r-
tlon of this convocatlo hat a . I a. go
ot name is not uesii iie
DISTRICT ASSOCIATION IN SES-
SION AT BAPTIST CHURCH.
Sunday School Convention and Wom
an's Association also in Session.
Large Number of Delegates
The Chickasaw Baptist District As-
soclatlon of tho colored people Is lu
session In Ardmore this week. Thero
aro present somo 200 or 300 delegates
from different parts of the nation.
Rev. H. !:. Darrlngton of Chicka-
sha Is moderator of tho association
Tl Hn.llKt Snmlnv Sfhnnl mnvon.
llrn nn.l M VVmnn'o A ennntn I Inn ro
also In annual session here. Tho Sun
dny school convention practically clos
od Its labors last night. Rev. G. W.
Hall or Horwyn. was re-elected pres
Tho association will continue lu sos
slon until Sunday night.
Tho delegates are being entertained
at tho expense of tho members of tho
First" Ilantlst Church nnd meals are
iu.1.. Rorvni I.. iio tnRom.n nf
Tho delegates express appreciation
nf Ihn nrlvllo-.. nf l.nt.llm llU .nl.
ings In the first brick church built
III- 11. Mnm HnMtl.t. of I n.llnn
Territory and they are profuse In
their flattering remarks for the pas
tor. P. H. Nell. nrt bis rlinreh for
their progressive. id the great
work ihoy havo accomplished.
No need of worrying over bad
stoves as long as Charter Oaks aro
made. Do your stove buying bore
A'llllnms Corhn & Co.
I have moved next door to
my old stand and am crowded
for show room. We are more
than anxious to make room and
think we can save yon money
if yon will give ns a chance to
figure with you.
R. A JONES
Successor to C R. Jones.
In the Chickasaw rsntlon.
It. A. Jonkb Wholesale and Xttii'
Sam Noble Wholesale llnniwtuv
J.lu. Pennington. urocer.
II..W. IUndol. Merchant.
This About Sulphur
Two Items which appeared In last
Friday's Denlson Herald whica do not
fit correctly together read:
Sulphur. I. 7.. Is oiih of tho roost
prosperous little cities In the Indian
Territory." said II. I.. Sowell to a
Hernld mnn today. Fifteen new bust-
noM ho)t)e9 nmrnR tomplc(Iml
Farmers are jubilant lu anticipation
of good crops."
Kills T. Warder of Sulphur. I. T.
Is In the city. He miys the property
owners In Sulphur are anxiously
awaiting u reply from the Secretary
of he lniotiar nt WtwSiliwon to their
rorelUly frnrda(1 Ulttt
loartm(jnl l)ravlllK for an .Mrl). Mel.
(lpIm.n f hp rewrxnUm nuetltfn.
Th wUtQn W(lg glKne) hy lu.rlv ey.
ory ihleM nmn sulphur. "
Tho .t)Ve npiMmr h(l
Ardmorelto Monday. Octohtr 6. anil
rfforring to sumo under riuti-
tooer li we are In reeelft of tho fol
lowing from J. II. Wrlsht of Sul
iVrdmoro Ind. Ter.:
Gents: I "note on the front page
of your Issue of October 5th your ar
ticle. "This Almoin Sulnhtir." ronro-
(UlPK urtMot from Denlson paper.
... . .... .... i..
Sewcll or Mr. Warder naiii-d In tho
two articles; yet they may livo hero
but will sny that both articles aro
erroneous. As to the first from Mr
Sowoll. will say thore aro twenty
five new business houses under con
tract on South Side on Hroadway.
There has beou no petition sout from
here to the Secretary of the Inter
ior praying" for an early settlement
of tho reservation question ns hint
question Is long since settled but a
potlton to tlio same authority signed
by the business men asking lilm to
Indicate just whon the government
proposes to get these houses off tho
reservation as the business men of
this town who nre engaged In build
tng up a town outside of tho rosor-
vatlon both sides are not disposed
to think kindly of a policy on tlio part
0f tho government of permitting the
occupancy of the buildings on the
inside of the reservation any longer
than Is necessary for them to get
Imllll'n" 01 th-' "Htslde. HeilCC tllO
Local Option Is Alarming
Dallas. Tex. Oct. 7. A scoro or
more of prominent Texans all of thorn
opposed to local option and prohlhl
tlon hold an executive session at the
Oiientnl hotel today endeavoring to
ear wlal le8t 1u lano to slon
"w lutul wllvo uilt '""-'"
U) wamp mem
Several state senators amorg them
'"" (;- Wlllac' r 0-tland. H. N
noru ot .Mineoia anu ox-Congress-
'n '"fKO I'OIIIIIOIOII W0IO alUOIIg
U08C w" l00K u WMCnn'
" " HIUILMI U1UI HO I UIIIIIIU UC
tlon had beou taken and that the only
question to be considered was how to
act -to bust meet the forces ot the
ProhlbltlonlatH. The anti-local option-
Ists are nlarmed over tho number of
prominent public men who nre Joining
tho 'cal option ranks and want to
nIi" att'I'8 t check tho movement
Hlue HIbbi u Flour doesn't take the
cak? but it takes Dili" Itlbbon Flour
to make tlio cake. 7-1 m
J. A. OIVEN3 President.
H. PALMER Caihlcr.
THE CUT NATtONAL BANK
Surplus Funds 30000.00
Accounts of iron and lndlrlduals solicited. Courteous treatment
Accorded all alike.
ALL GROCERS SELL IT
DRAKEMAN FELL FROM WORK
TRAIN AND IS NO MORE.
Head Completely Severed from Shoul
deri Conductor McComb's Train.
Was Attending to Duty when
Special to The Ardmorelte.
Wapanucka. I. T.. Oct. 8. An .icel
dent occurred on a Choctaw work
train hero at 10 o'clock this morning
which cost the lire of Urakcnian Tom
Myers wan attending to his duties
when he slipped nnd foil to tho track
below lleforo he could extricate hlni
solt the car wheels passed over his
body resulting In his decapitation.
Conductor MeCoinh was In charge ot
tho train. At this wilting It Is Im-
possible to loam unythlng concerning
Meyer's homo or family. The acci-
dent Is a deplorable one and no one
on the train Im bowed more heavily
with grlet than Conductor McComb.
Indian Fair Exhibit.
Through the colutnnn of the Knnsas
City Journal wo learn that K. J. Da-
vidson of Hint city recolveil word that
he has boon appointed olltclnl photog
rapher for tho Indian Territory In the
mntter ol getting up the pictures
which will bo exhibited nt the St
Louis World's Pair to show the ad
vantages and resources of tho Indian
Territory. Tho appoiiitmoul came
from tho secretary of the Interior at
Washington through K. C. Hiihbai l
executive commissioner for the tei'i-
The work will consist ot visit g
forty towns and making eight phi -
graphs of each" structures bulbil i
nuil points of Interest a total of 3 JO
photographs. In addition to this there
will be 'M large photographs devoted
to agricultural mining nnd farm
scenes all Intending to show tho re
sources and progress of civilization In
the territory with a total absence of
the "blanket" Indlnn. Tho whole will
be framed r.uil Installed In the terri-
tory building nt St. IxjiiIs. The work
will require threo months to complete.
Subscribe for tho Ardmorolta.
Real' Estate Specials.
Seven room dwelling servant house
largo bani and sheds feed room gar
den good water choice northeast cor-
ner lot only two blocks from business
center extra good location. If you
want n good home Investigate this
for you can buy It. IT you don't waut
to pay the cash down you can get It
by making a normal payment and tho
balance In easy payments.
Wo havo dwellings to rent at $3.50.
$5.00 $7.50 $3.50 and $13.50 according
to kind wanted.
Tho Sledfield Agoncy
Real Estate Rents Loam
Phone 121. ARUnORG I. T.
DON LACY Vlce-Pretldnt.
W. A. WOLVERTON Ant Caihlar.
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