The Daily Ardmoreite. (Ardmore, Indian Terr.), Vol. 11, No. 226, Ed. 1, Friday, July 29, 1904 Page: 1 of 8
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ARDMORE HAS EASY VICTORY
OVER DURANT YESTERDAY.
Westmoreland Pe-Unded Unmercifully
and Was Succeeded By Taylor In
Sixth Innlna Burkr Get Buy
With His Bat.
Yesterday' game Instead of betas
a clow one as bad been expected
proved to be a one-sided affair and
terminated In u wore of 11 to 2 in
favor of Anlmore.
Westmoreland who essayed to do
tic twirling for Diirant was easv for
i he locals an.l after the first inning
wan wild nnd showed poor form. His
work vrns sucli that Manager Wash-
ington took him out of the box Rt tin
beginning of the slslh tuning .ml sent
Taylor in to do the twlrlln?.
Nichols pitrhoil steady hall and al-
though tho visitors is.curoil eight safe
hits they wero so well scattered that
they did not result In much. Only
one of Dnrnnt's two runs w.if. earned
tho other score bolng made on Nich-
ols poor throw to third In an attempt
to catch Slmms oft tho base.
A featuro of the game was Iiurke's
batting. Ho secured two two-base hits
and on two othor occasions went to
first on balls. Kelly robbo.l Dougherty
of a two bagger In tho isocond by a
nlco catch. White nlso mnde a flue
catch In tho sixth inning when he ran
back almost to the for.co and captured
Slmms' long hit.
'Following Is tho score:
U. II. PO A.
Slmms lb 1
Connor cf 0
Westmoreland p. & If. .0
lttttor. c 1
0 9 0
Taylor. 3b & p 0 2
iilatr. 2b 0 0
Kelly If. & 3b 0 S
Ttal ss 0 0
Vance rf 0 0
Totals 2 S 227 1
Ilodford ami Nichols duclnred out
lii tho llflh lor Interference-.
It. II. I'O.A. E.
. . . .'i
White cf 1 1
Stono m 2 1
lledford It 1 0
Savage. 2b 1
NIehols i 0 1
Totals U. 11 2T 12 3
Uy lnulngs: 18 3488780
Dnrant 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 02
Ardmoro 1301 1 002 x 11
Summary Two base hits Clayton
1. Iiurke 2 Kilter 1. Dougherty 1;
sacrifice hits Dougherty 1. Ragsdnle
1; Illalr I: struck out by Westmore-
land 3 Nli hols ; hneo on balls. West-
moreland fi; Nlrhr.N 1; hii hypltcfcd
ball Westmoreland 1: wild pltc.i West-
L. P. ANDERSON President.
C. L. ANDERSON Cashier.
Ardmore Indian Territory.
Designated Depository for Bankrupt Funds of Chickasaw Nation
Capital paid in $ 60000.00
Surplus Funds 180.OQO.00
Tho nldos' bank In Indian Territory. Accounts of firms and inclt Klunli
Hollciteri i.pon tho moat liberal terms coneiBtluK with kou1 banking.
G I V Ii S T II K SATIS FA CTION O F
Whiteman Brothers Company
Wholesale Distributors. Ardmore I. T.
ii'u i-l.ui.l l. Nichols 3. double play
.Stone to Savage to Doughort) left
on bases Diirant 5. Ardmore Um
The two teams this afternoon en-
gage in the third and decisive game
of the series. Harris will occupy the
box for Anlmore and Vance who de-
feated Ardmore at tiurant last week
will pitch for Dnrant so a hard fought
contest should be the result.
The reorganized Denton Athletics
were shut out Wednwiday by Dublin
by a score of 1 to 0.
lledford continues to play star ball
in left Held. Ills weakness of late
lias been his poor batting.
Dougherty was behind the bat
Wednesday tor the first time since
his Injury several weeks ago.
A feature of the two games has
been the faultless playing of Clayton
and Stone at third and short respect-
ively. A large score board has been erect-
ed on the east vide of the park for
the accommodation of the baseball
Dlnlr made a nice catch of White's
hit yesterday In the sixth Inning rob-
bing him of what looked like a sure
Savage was able ta play at second
yesterday and had a busy day. Ux-
ccpf f r a high throw to first his
wcrk was faultless.
There was a good attendance at
yesterday' game and this nfternoon's
game should be witnessed by one oC
the largest crowds of the season
Had tho team supported Mould-
ers at the bat and In the field as they
did Nichols yesterday two victories
Instead of one would bo our record
In the presont series
Rltter who Is doing the receiving
for Durnnt was hero with Farmers
vllle. He has made quite a Jump
from tho slow Farmersvllle team to
his present position with tho Athlotes
White's error yesterdny was the
first one he has made on the local
dlamcnd since Joining the Ardmoro
toam. His flno catch In deep center
howovor more than atoned for the
Kngsdale knocked one over the
right field fence .esterday which
many believed was a home run. The
umpire however was of the opinion
that It went' over on the outside of
the foul Hue
llurke showed yesterday that he Is
entitled to the 'position assigned him
In (He batting list. As soon as bis
broken ankle heals he will resume the
fast playjng In the outfield he did
early in the season.
You miiPt sec our paint stcck and
get our prices If yoa wish to paint
to best advantage at lensr. expense.
21 V. J. RAMSEY Druggist.
B. !". FRENSLEY Vice. Pres.
C. S. MAUPIN Ass't Cashier.
A 10 C K N- T
WITH A BOMB
RUSSIAN MINISTER OF INTERIOR
The Man Seeend Only to the Czar In
Importance Instantly Killed on'
a Crowded Thoroughfare.
The Assassin Arrested.
81. Petersburg July 28 Minister
of Interior; Von Plehwe was assassi
nated this morning while driving to
the Baltic station to visit the emperor
at Peterttof palace.
A. bomb was thrown under the ml
Ister's carriage completely shatter-
ing it. M. Vcu Plehwe was terribly
Tho minister's coachman was also
killed wtille a servant who was also
riding on the carriage box was badly
wound od. ""' l
A minor is current here tbat the as-
sassin Is n woman.
Guarded by police the body remain
ed In the street until tho arrival of
the official ouresnoudlng wltli an
American coroner. Even In the ensu
of the most powerful minister of the
empire tho law requires that tills
formality had to ho observed befora
ilio remains could be removed After
this uncial had viewed the ltody It J
was placed In a carriage covered
with n nine and was driven slowly to
a little cnapel adjoining the railroad)
station and then to deceased s inaj-(
nlllceut town residence adjoining the
ministry of the Intel lor.
Tho carriage surrounded by mount
ed gendarme passed through th
crowded streets the sidewalks being
a solid mass of people; "even crosfi
streets were black with spectators
for blocks. As If by magic everybody
In the city seemeu to have suddenly
become awnro that' a frightful culfts
tronnuo had occurred and tc have
umried to the scene.
As the carriage passed all heads
wero uncovered. It Is reported that
six men aro Implicated and that live
of them tied into a little hotel adjoin-
... . ..
tug me sceno or tno assassinauon
only tne who wasi woumloJ having
been enptnreu. The hotel was sur -
rounded by police and all its Inmate:
were arrested. The wounded iinan
who is said to bo a Jew was taken to
aliospitul. so dazed as to be unable
Ills condition was iicocuntea for
by t.ie fact that lie took poison Im-
mediately alter throwing the bomb.
Tae deceased minister's carriage
was being followed by secret service
men on bicycles but by a miracle not
cae ;: them was injured
The force nf the explosion was S i
tremendous that the windows -of th.
hotel facing the street wero blown In
cnl vi a t-. :ie large panes of the rail-
way station a hundred steps away
were shattered. Some of the drivers
at Hie cab stand in front of the na-
tion Were injured.
Wu do all kinds of saddle and har-
noss repairing. 5 . J. C. I'REDDY.
What a Bitf Difference
A LITTLE CHANGE
Buy FURNlTUKfJ AND CARl'IiT.of R. A.JONES
Anil ITau Your 8M.VI I. ''IIANOK t ) Vny tor It
Capital Stock and Additional Liability. : : : : : S200.000.00
We Conduct a General Hanking Business for You and
Accept Small and Large Accounts.
C. H. SMITH ('resident.
C. M. CArU'UliLL Vice lres
1.131; CUUCIi Cashier.
(1. W. YOUNO Fanner.
J. C. THOHPSON. Lawyer.
SOM FACTS ABOUT THE ALLOT-
ING OF LANDS
The Cherekee Nf ro Will Sell His Al
lotment te a White Man Befere
Evan Selects It. Buy Hlus Sky
and Cat a Lawsuit.
Just at this time a cry has gone up
from Indian Territory that land
sharks are literally robbing the freed-
men of the Cherokee Nation of their
lands giving them about $100 for
property that Is worth 12.000. This
uni cry was ralsod two years ago
wlu n the Creek lands wero thrown
open to lease. One does not hear
an thing about leasing now. The
finds that while tho public thought
the land sharks wero robbing tho In-
dians the Indians wero skinning
whites on tho lease business every
day. This may also be truo of the
Cherokee freodmnn who soils his al-
lotment to tho white for ?10U before
knnv.-sOs- "Tga-gnshopgn etaoln the
he oven selects his allotment or
knows what part of the nation ho Is
going to Take It.
it Is the same class of speculators
tsklng these unknown allotments
that were nuiipant to get leases. They
not only buy blue sky but are taking
a good cuance of getting a lawsuit
with It. The snro and conservative
Investor buys land in the Creek Na-
tion where every Indian and negro
has a patent to his allotment or from
the very few Cherokces who have pa-
tents or cefTTTieutos of allotment.
They buy tho land cheap but It Is a
fSTr consideration when cue stops to
consider that tho land though won-
derfully rich Is new and raw.
Tho cause of the cry of "land
sharks" In the Cherokee Nation lies
Ijjjhe fact that few individuals and
land linns have cancel vwl 'the idea
of using the negroes Insatiable greod
for ready money tc buy whatever he
may get for an allotment. It Is a
t.i ..i II. !. il.
; BHmmei emmet; um iniiriiiiHiiij mo IJllt Jlmv m rj.jB l0 nm n mwa.
' pcrc ntngo of risk Is largo and tlimiH?r mj.0f UIMj j te1 yoll( ny
' Jackpot the freodman mko In corre-f . . .. . ....' ..
suoudlugly small. A freodman gets
a certificate of citizenship and this Is
satisfactory evidence Hint sooner or
later he will get an allotment. He
does not know whether It will bo In J
the oil fields tho rich prairie or thu '
irxmntalns of the Cherokee Nntlon I
Neither doei the land man who Is
willing to tii:.'. Accordingly the laml
man figures low t It all. It takes
two' or throe men to close a denl
with a negro. Therefore the buyer
has boosters sometimes whites some-
times negroes. Theso boosters got
$5.00 each fir every willing freudmaii
they bring In and close a deal with.
The regulation form Is to pay the
freodman $25 cash on tho trade and
Ibat Is what usually eldses the trade
and when he has selected his allot-
ment and got a patent to it he l to
receive anywhere from $60 to $loo
more. After the deal Is cloood the
H. A. JUNI-S l-'urniture.
SAM NOULli Hardware iMcrclinnt
J. I(. I'UNMNUTUtN Miolcsalo Her-
chaht R. NV. RANDOL ricrclinnt.
uer pr eedi in Induec t In- ie gru I"
lie whire be want him to. uetting
.mi in ns taluahlu a Mart t laitit an
ne ean. Hut for fear he rami' do this
; i oed at once te Me bin contract
with tto negro In every recording dts-
t le t In the Cherokee Nation ho that
no matter wlfere tho tiling is made
tho (contract covers It. Sometimes
i ddltlonal money I offered if the no-
no flic close to n town or In the oil
These land men elerm Chat there is
.1 statute In tho Arkansas law which
rtatea that a person can transfer any
land that he exports to hold In the fu-
ture by giving a wavrany deed even
t. nugh at the time he may not be In
possession Of It when ho geta It It
;ases immediately to tho purchaser
vhn holds tho warranty dcod. Hut
rood lawyers say that H Is necessary
to give the description of fh'o land
transferred In a warranty dood to
make It good. The negro cannot do
this as ho docs not know where his
nil tment Is golug to be. This means
v multitude of law suits; the more
Inuil thus sold the more suits.
Tho average amount of land that a
rltlson gets Hi the Cherokee Nntlon Is
nr. acres exclusive of his homestead.
T!i land Is worth probably $16 per
tec oi- JOOO for tho tract for which
the Innrt mnn pays J100 to $160 nnd
ecu ft If ho can.
Running a Newspaper.
"It makes me tired to see the man-
lier in which these newsimpers nre
run" snhl a man In the smoking
npartment as ho tool: off his glasses
and let Ills paper drop ncroes his
The man who sat next to hint hnd
one lock of hair an basis on a desert
cf scalp which ho spent most of tho
time In smoothing rellectlvely.
"I s'pose" ho said slowly "thut
you could give 'em nil points?"
"I am suro of It. Couldn't you?"
"No. I don't think I could."
"Do you menu to sny that you could
not tell tho editor how to run his pa-
per?" exclaimed the man who had
siclfen first In a tone that had abso-
lute dismay In it.
"I do Indeed" replied the man
with the oasis earnestly.
"Well. I must say there are not
many like you."
'1 kllllW It. f llliwl to Kb lllin vml
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fruit Jars at
Subscribe for tho Ardmaroltc.
1 ll't'iin fr nun i' ivfi. K'mhI locitlon
e!ei. In ham. eh I sen yard eltv
-lt n 'iwi'ilmir.i'i'iM' in 1.2. so
1 - It . :n Owe Unit n. ut hunt I . id (0
v-ltuoui ilni'l Inij. ui ml local loti "el
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Post Ollloo liull.llnic AltOMoKK. I.
J. A. DIVENS President.
DON LACY Vice-President.
oTiiiitiik.jf Qruja snd lnrtl virt uals
I B RENT
THE CITY RATIONAL BANK
W. S. WOLVERTON & SON
Insurance Bonds Real Estate5
- i -"iri.
Tlie Lnru'esf nnd Stronaest Acency
In the Two Territories.
fVaanngcrs Ardmoro Abstract Oo.
ijmW.. ... I Illinois liife Infinuu-p I'o.
II-..NL1CAI A0I..STS IJuUeJ Fi(eUy und (juwaatv Co
OKLAHOMA CONVENTION SAYS
MATTHEWS TH MAN.
After an all Night Session the Tern
torlsl Democratic Convention Se-
lects Former County Attorney
of Qroer County for Delegate.
Oklahoma City July 21 Frank
Mathews former county attorn' nf
Otvor connty. a member In the l.nv.
house of the Sixth legislature mi
member In the upper house In if
Seventh legislature was this moiuiu
at 6:32 a. m. declared the duly 1 1 -ct-cd
nominee of the Democratic piutj
for delegate to congress The nomt
nation was made unanimous upon no-
tion of Bd I.. Dunn.
Tho nomination of Mr. Mattli. wa
ended a session which was called to
order at 8:3u o'clock last night and
which never ceased In Us labors until
a strong platform hail been adopted
and a candidate nominated.
In a lengthened detail of tho ses-
sion tho TntAe-Journal a vory rabid
republican paper suya:
After an nll ulght session when tho-
sun hud risen on a day other thsCn tUO
one when tho convention began Ita
sessfBTr the democratic jwrty of Okla-
homa territory was saddled with a
cnndldato who never received moro
than 208 votes In Its convention undor
uTo mien ft had adopted nnd was at
no time within ene hundred votes of
being the choice oi the delegates who
attended tho convention and who
were under a two-thirds ruin In tho
nomination of their cnndldato. Tho
trick was pulled off by Oklahoma
county politician and wns one of tho
smoothest pieces of flno politics that
has ovor been pullod off.
On the announcement of tho twen-
tieth roll call a number of Matthowa
men sol.ed the standards or a number
of delegations and forced tholr way
to the (Ireor doitnty station: With
great cheering. Texas yells nnd In the
midst of u wild effort to stnmpodo tho
conventlrn Uie chairman calico. Kd L.
od Kd j. Dunn of this city
to him and assisted him upon thu
platform. A mad effort was made to
obtain silence and after several mln
utes a condition of comparative quiet
was secured ami Mr. Dunn moved to
make the nomination of Matthews
unanimous though no vote had shown'
him within reaching (list mice of tho
nomination. Ilefore the partially
Ktanipedeil Joues and Dunn support
ii; fould gather their wits a viva
vi te was taken and the chnlr
; ntuiiiiiiii ed that Frank Matthews of
fjiver county was tho unanimous
c boli e or the convention for its candi-
date for delegate to tougress. .ludgo
Maxey t f Shawnee whose forces had
gone to Matthews sumo time before
was In the play and on the stage an
the vole was announced anil added
his voice to the welcome of Matthews
who was dragged on the stage to ac-
('lit the nomination secured by tho
ileer political trickery of hl honch-
! The caiiilldate made a feeling ad-di'cs-
in wnlch ne accepted the nomi-
nal Ion and "promised the greatest ma
jority for himself ever received by a
candidate in Oklahoma.
A. H. PALMER Casnler.
FRED C. CARR Asst. Cashlsr.
solicited Courteous lrtn:eui
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