The Daily Ardmoreite. (Ardmore, Indian Terr.), Vol. 11, No. 182, Ed. 1, Wednesday, June 8, 1904 Page: 4 of 8
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Saturday nnd Sunday morning.
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the Chlckafcaw Stock Association o
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Arkansas & Choctaw Railway.
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Hereafter tho malls will bo closed
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Ardmore Wednesday June 8 1904.
Mary and the Pin.
Mary snt upon a pin
Hut showed no perturbation;
For some of. her was genuine.
Hut most wan Imitation.
An- nrtltKT.il .stone company has
lietV"osgaislJMd at Muskogee with n
capitalization of $15000.
We still hold the opinion that litis
hln and Japan might do well to buy
ri lot of mules and led ants from
"hat dlKtllk-o explosion at Peoilc
mlglit Have- been expected. A distil
liry has no business that lnr from
An Oklahoma man lias eloped with
his mother-in-law. Is that Carnegie
hero fund ready lor business or Is
II a case for the lunacy board? State
Any person who has Inadvertantly
sat upon u red ant's nest knows that
tho nut Is capable of doing awful
things to tho boll weevil If It only
feels so inclined.
An old soldier of tho civil war
who has been married ten times and
divorced eight has applied for n pen
rion. No doubt he will bo able to
prove general disability after this
An Ottuniwn young woman refuiod
to marry hr betrothed because ho
got drunk on tho wedding eve and
tell down tho court house Heps while
getting the license. Some girl are
n Oklahoma man killed three
wolvos the other night with a knife
'tils establlshel lis cllgibllis for i
Kei'eral nppoluui cut ml .si doubt
? -.oierelt will !o"k arounJ and ste
vat can bo don f.r him.
The Washington Post la greatly
vexed because of Judgo Parkor's si
lince. so Ung ns our Washington
contesnjiorary has no Intention of sup
porting the Judge under ony clreunv
stances why need it Wither?
Ju lgo Parker' mother Informs tho
wpiM t.iat she used to give her son
a g:od -switching whenever she
thti'ifiat he needed It. The good lady
ff. n:s to have overdone it somewhat
i i i hhe evidently taught him to keep
f till when he' was spoken to.
The military expert of Europe who
nw ted as saying that Kuropatkln
an not advance can not letrent can
not remain where ho Is ought to
have gono Just n little fanner and
ti ll us from a military standpoint
want ho could do. Perhaps Inter on
he may tell us that there U nothing
I'M ii.r the Ktii-slan geneial to d. but
(uib a t ree
What a wonderful country thiB Is'
And whnt a rare people!
Confederate dead lie In tho national
cemetery nt Arlington and on Sun
day their graves weic decorated with
appropriate public ceremonies In
which olllcers of the UnltcO States
Itometnber that In the vlnw of (lie
Federal government theso iionfede
tttes wore rebels conspirators
traitors. To bo sure lh ono view
they were not they were constitu-
tional patriots and defenders of the
right but they were In aimed oppo-
sition to tho federal union ns admin-
istered nnd under tho rule of tho
nations that was rebellion.
Yes theso dean rebels Ho In the
nation's consecrated ground; (lowers
nnd tears nnd tribute fall iiikiii their
graves and tho government they re-
sisted pays them the honor of for-
mal recognition ami affecttonnto re
spect. Their living comrades nre In
the halls of the national legislature
nnd lately lought a common foo un-
der tho ling they once lesisted.
To some of us it has seemed a
long time to nccnmpllRii this letinlon
and fraternity in the fulness of birth-
erhood but ns the life of the nation
Ik reckoned It Is but n span. Among
other peoples such a feud would hnve
lasted a century and tho conquered
provinces would have been humiliated
If not outlawed through a long nnd
weary period. Only tho brave gen
erous nnd forceful people of tho Unit
ed Slntes could hnve come together
This formal olmervnnce of tno dee
oratlru of Confederate graves Is duo
primarily to the efforts ot tho lat
President Mckinley. As a membe
oi congress and as chief executive he
Improved every opportunity to brln
the sections together 1n lendshlp
ns in organic union; nnd If he had
live 1. much that has occurred In the
Inst two years would hnve been avert-
el Tiere would hove been no rev
ol of the perplexing negro problem
Pre Ident McKlnle.v would neve
have closed the Indlnuola post
' Hire nor appointed Crnm over tho
prfsts of the citizens of Charles
ton nor snt at meat with Hooker
Washington In defiance of custom and
Hut this new mnn In the whit
house there Is no telling what he
may do. Ho has Inflamed tTio negro
and he will not hcsltatu upon a whim
to insult ns lib has already despised
the Southern people. If It suits hi
purpose or if he be moved by an lm
pulse ho will iry to nullify the elec
tlon laws of the Southern states and
put soldiers nt tho ballot boxes
Happily the people of the North
ate not In sympathy wlln him on
these delicnte nnd fateful questions
nnd while "his election woulj probn
bly cause much trouble In the South
by its effect oil the negro race it Is
not possible for nny administration
or nny circumstance to again alien
nto the Northern and Southern peo
pie. who are one In all that makes a
nation. Fort Worth Record.
WOMAN MEETS INSTANT DEATH
Another Surrenders Says the Dead
Woman Estranged the Affections
of Her Husband It's the Old
Story of Wine and Women.
In stopping the carriage of tho wld
ow. In a funeral procession In Des
M tines to pay her the Insurance on
tho life of her husband the Yeoman
lodge of the Iowa capital has broken
the record for punctuality. It would
hnve shown more delicacy perhaps
t.) have waited until the widow re
turned from the cemetery but compo
tltioti in the Insurance business is
mighty close nnd nfter all business
Is business. The public is asked to
fix the fact In its mfiul that this bit
'' shrewd advertising happened In
Des Moluos und not In Topeka. It
l not often though. Hint the HawW
eyes run In a scoop like that tii t'm
Jtiyhnwkors. Kansas City Star.
If theie Is anything Russia wniits
nt piesont It Is disorder In Chun. It
Ii getting about time to hold China
guilty of lying low and quiet to per
mil Japan to do tho rest.
Don't blame n mnn becauso ho has
an opinion different from your own
Every mnn Tins a right to his views
and peihaps you may bo wrong oc
niilannlly. You claim the right to
form and express your opinions and
luuld concede tho same rlglTt with
out a thought of your own Inlnlllbll
Ity. llonhnm Democrat.
This counts y or the ndmlnlstrn
tlon rnthor. on the occasion of tho
abduction of Miss Stone left It to
the citizens To raise money to release
her. Hut now that a man has been
abducted the administration is call
ing out ships of war and taking in
n tlirootontng way. Hut ndmlnUtrn
Hons ore comisoiod of men and the
women enn not expee: us to use bat
tle ships to rescue them unloss they
Tho Inst gretit Indian dance at Ard
more Saturday nl:it at th"-ball pirk.'
The Dallas"77mos- Herald Bayi.
draco King was shot to death In a
wine room In the rear of a snloon at
the corner of Ross avenue nnd Grlf-
fin street nt 10:30 o'clock Inst night.
Four shots were fired two ot which
tok effect ono over the left eye nnd
the second In the groin. Death was
almost instantaneous nnd the woman
fell over on n couch upon which she
wns seated when the shots wore fir
ed with her brnlns oolng f'om tne
wound in her head.
Mrs. Lydla Clark walked frcm Hit
room nfter the shooting and gave her-
self up to an officer who hnd e-jme
In attracted by the snots. The shoot-
ing wns done with a forty-four calibre
The dead woman's maiden notiu
wns Grace Summers. She was mar-
ried to Otto Leonard from whom the
was altorwnrds divorced. an! married
1-ake King but lived apait Irom him
ns the result of some estrangement.
Sho was apparently about 23 years
Mrs. Clark was seen at the station
last night after her arrest by Olllcers
Parnell nnd Moles nnd gave the f; 1
lowing nccoifnt of the shooting:
"I have known of this woman's In
tercourso with my husband for son
time and have' tried every way with-
in my jKiwer to break It up but t
no avail. My husband spent most
of his fTine In her company and gnw
up Tils position to be with her. She
gave him money ami kept hltri away
from me pretty much all cf the time.
They hnd both been out driving all
afternoon and I saw them and nt
tempted to speak to them but they
whipped up the horse nnd evaded me.
I then went m my husband's mother's
house nnd borrowed her pistol nfter
which I returned to the National ho
tel. on CrllUn street to wait for them
fully Intending to kill her on sight
I was told Hint they were In tho wine
room at the Ruby saloon ants I went
there and found them as close togeth
er ns they could get and In tho act
of kissing him. 1 could stand no
more and shot at the woman four
times nnd ho never made any effort
to shield Tier or prevent mo from
shooting. After I had sho' Her. I
walked out of tho room nnd gave
my pistol to a policeman and surren-
dered to lilm.
"I nm 29 years ol.i and live nt 20T
firlllln street. I have neve. been in
Jnil before In my life nnd up to a
few weeks ago kept a lodging house
osi Ross avenue.
Mrs. Clnrk bears nn excellent rcpu-
tatlosi among her neighbors all of
whom spenk of her In the highest
teTTtiR. Justice Edwards viewed th
rtmalns. nfter which they were re-
moved to Dunn's undertaking estab-
lishment whero nn Inquest will hi
WANTED Ladles for permnnentem
ployment; $2 per day; experience
unnecessary; home-town work. Al-
so traveling wcrkers; salary and
expenses. Firm worth $250 000. Give
your address and I'll call. 'Hurry."
Address postolllce box 512 Ardmore
I. T. 8-5
WANTED To buy o -1 or 5 roosn cot
tage. Mall description nnd lowest
cash price to box 311 city. 7tf
WANTED Lady partner with $400
as an investment to go to the
World's Fair. Addiess "Lady" care
of Ardmorelte. 7-2
WANTED Subscription representa-
tives by ono of tho largest and most
popular magazines in America to
whom can be turned over each
mouth expiring subscriptions for re
newal; nlsr to secure new stibscrlp'
Hons on a special plan which In
sures the bulk of the magazine sub
scrlptlon business In this locality
Where one magazine was subscribe
ed for ten years ago three are ta
ken today. Every year hundreds
of dollars nro paid out In every com
niunlty for new subscriptions and
in renewing old ones. Most of Uils
money Is sent direct to publishers
but people prefer to do business
through a responsible local repre'
scntatlvc thus relieving themselves
of lime and trouble. Our repre
sentatives renew upwards of 50 per
cent of subscriptions on tho expl
ration lists furnished. Write today
for authority and terms ddress
Publisher box 59 slntlcn O New
York City. 7-0
BERKSHIRE GORMAN I
INSURANCE AGENTS !
Office over Mrst Natloosl raur Ardmork Ind. Tkk.
! H- -H .(: -I--J- .;.
Jones Machine-Repair Wis
BRASS FOUNDERS AND MACHINISTS '
Kerairi Buy Sell nnd Excbnnce Machinery of nil kind
If you hnve n break-down I will be rendy day or night to
assist you nnd denn nstrate that quick nnd good
work enn be scoured at rensonnble prices.
TELEPHONE 83. ARDHORE I. T.
0 0 00 00$ 00000 0 0 0 000000
MEN Our cntalogue explains how
we tench barber trado quickly mall
ed free. Moler Barber College St
l-ouls. Mo. 5-lm
WANTED Position by honest and
Industrious boy. Groceries prefer
red. Give mo n trial. 'Phone 32C
WANTED Old rags. Must be clean
Apply at this olllce.
A Negro Postmaster.
Among the jvostmasters who attend
ed the recent convention nt Fort Gib-
son wns O. T. Willis postmaster at
lliittonvllle. I. T. n town nbotit seven
miles west of Eufnula In tho Creolt
nation. Willis Is a full blood negro
;md nn old sch.ol teacher being a
man of good education. This town
contains about 300 people all negroes
there not being a white person
here. Willis owns nnd runs n 'argo
ftore and Is tho man of tho t-.wn
hleh 1 1 locnted In a rich farming
country. Emigration of colored peo-
ple from abroad Is solicited. Fort
FOU SALE All my household goods
cheap for cash. Residence S13 C
street northwest. Mrs. Kallsli next
door will show you through house.
Goods must be sold. Hare bargains
In handsome new furnlturo offered.
Dr. W. S. Ilechtol. S-3
FOR SALE A stock xif general mer
chandise invoicing about eight
thousand dollars will be sold by me
under an order of the bankruptcy
court at Wynncwood lndtan Ter
ritory on Juno fourteenth to the
highest bidder for ensh. For further
information address A. F Pyeatt
Pauls Valley lnd. Ter. ' C-7
FOU SALE A good single buggy nnd
harness a big bargain. O. Dates.
FOR SALE One 20-horsepower side-
crank Houston Stanwood & Gam
uio engine i'osiuveiy good as
new. Also one largo double-door
Gary' safe. Easy payments or
cheap for cash. Apply or write M.
Zuckerman at Cold Storage. 3-lm
FOR RENT Two flvc-rcom houses
cheap. See Mrs. Blanche O'Brien
Morgan House. Ctf
FOR RENT Furnished rooms for
ono or two gentlemen 71S West
Mnln. Mrs. W. P. Snider. 5-3
FOU RENT Now threo-rocrn house.
Apply Noble Bros. 27tt
LOST Between postolllco nnd Fifth
nvenuo North Washington St. pair
gold-rimmed bl-focal spectacles In
case which has name of Dr. J. W.
Echols Gainesville. Finder leave
at this office. 7-2
LOST Small Scotch terrier. Any
information as to same will be ap-
preciated. E. E. Gulllot Cth ana
On the first Indication of kidney
trouble stop It by taking Foley's Kid-
ney Cure. Bonnor & Bonner.
LOST An Elk's gold pin. Finder re
turn to this ofllco and receive re-
Subscribe for the Ardmorelte.
LATEST FROM PORT ATHUR.
Che Foo June 7 A report Is cur-
rent iiere tonight that the Japanese
hnve captured Port Arthur nfter a
desperate assault all along the line
In which after fierce fighting they
lost more than 10000 men. The re-
port can net be traced to any author-
itative source and Is not credited.
Other and moro reliable rejiorts
have reached here however which
tell of hard fighting about Port Ar-
thur both on land and sea The
Russian squadron It Is said made an
attempt to break through tho Japa-
neso blockading fleet last night. They
were discovered by the Japanese
scout boats and found Togo's battle
lino ready for them. After an ex-
change of shots at long range the
Russian admiral thought better of
1 and returned to tho shelter of the
harbcr. The Japanese torpedo boat
llotllla made a determined effort to
HERDS OF CATTLE DROWNED.
Rains In Choctaw Nation Near Coal-
gate Do Much Damaqe.
A Coalgate message says: For tho
last three days It has been raining In-
cessantly In this vicinity nnd thodc-
tructlon of property Is tssiprecedent-
ed In tho memory of the oldest Inhab-
itant. Nearly every bridge across
Clear and Muddy Boggys across Ca-
ncy and Briar creeks and of oUier
streams have been swept away. Ro-
ports are coming from the country ot
tho loss of whole herds of cattle by
drowning tho washing away of fen-
ces houses and barns nnd other build-
ings. The wheat and oats nro badly
damaged and the corn on the bottom
lands which promised to produce the
best crop ever made In the Territory
has been ruined l- high water.
The bridges and grades on tho
Oklahoma division of the Missouri
Kansas and Texas nnd tho Ardmore
get to tho Russian ships but so far branch of the Choctaw Oklahoma and
as fijo reporft reaching hero go were C"11" railroads have been washed out
not successful and little damagowas to such an extent that train ses-'lco
done on either side.
On land It is reported tho Japanese
wns abandoned Saturday and Sunday.
A large number of teachers who were
crs summer normal at Jones acad-
emy aru waterbound at that place
and unable to reach their homes.
made a desperate atUick on the Keek Intending the Chcctaw nation teach-
Wane forts cn Hie C-ast of tho rail-
road and Just outside the main de-
fenses of l'ort Arthur Itself. The re-
sult of the attack Is not known but
Ir is known hero that not only Is the
position which Is regarded as In a
measuro the key to the last lino of
defenses outside the fortress itself
defended by the guns placed there
before the outbreak of hostilities but
a number of. naval guns nave been
added to the defense.
If the Japanese-have actually taken
this position It must have been at a
great sacrifice ot men.
Indian Territory Pensioners.
The following Indian Territory pco-
plo havo been granteJ pensions:
John G Bobbitt Maggie E. Fee-
back $S; Morgan G. Reaves Henry
W. Moore minor of Ah-Keolah Nee-
gar $10 each"; Charles H. Goodrich
Abram Cnesar J12 each.
All pattern and street hat will go
at cost next week nt Miss Russell
Of the Road
4l That it is the Queen of the Koad. When
y you drive one for a whilo vnn u-nnLi wt
4 exchange it for any other make.
It's a well earned reputation
Moon Bros. Buggy
Besides Moon Bros. Buggies our
store is headquarters for
And all other kinds of harness you can
mention. v ill save you money on ov.
ery purchaso Terms and prices are c
the best. fr
ARDMORE I. T. J
J. C. Preddy
West Main St.
Stylish Straw Hats
W. II. Byrd Company
KUSSELL'S BIG BOLL PROLIFIC COTTON. The
most pro.iflc variety on earth. A car of these line cotton
seed ju-t leeeived from Alexander City Aid
Resale by E 8. PUGM A
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