The Daily Ardmoreite. (Ardmore, Indian Terr.), Vol. 12, No. 104, Ed. 1, Sunday, March 12, 1905 Page: 1 of 8
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DR. J P. FANN
VOLUME XII. B?So12?oG.OB'l
ARDMORE IND. TER. SUNDAY HORNING. MAKCll 12. U)05.
SUBSCRIPTIOM 50G PER MONTH
DESPERATE RUSE TO ST WITHIN
Such a Daring Move Is Said to De
Without Parallel In the World's
History The Last and
St. letorsburg March 11. The ex
tent of tho disaster to Uonoral K.ito-
patkln's army Is jot unknown here
hut most sinister reports receive cred-
once mill tho public believes Fluid
Marshal Oyania has succeeded in
closing his Iron ring uronml at least a
largo portion ot tho army.
Communication with .Mukilcu Is ap-
parently cut as no wort! has arrlvoi
dated later than yesterday alternoon
when tho situation of General Mldcr-
ling who commands tho rear guards
and thousands who aro fighting off
tho Japanese assaults almost at tho
walls of the city west and north or
Mukden was roKrted desperate.
Hven from the' east General Kurokl
has pushed-through until Fu pass loss
than eight miles cast of whore tho Huu
bends sharply to the northward was
under tho Japanese gnns. The open-
ing In the net was thou only twelve
mlloH wide and nothing but a miracle
In tho opinion of many oxiwrots could
then havo saved the situation.
To innko matters worse General
Nogl's left west of tho railroad and
Kawnmuru's army on tho east are re-
ported by forced marches northward
to bo ready to thiow themselves across
tho Huslau lino of retreat. All ac-
counts agree Hint tho battle yesterday
mtiBt have been fought under dread
ful conditions. A dust storm of hurri-
cane violence was blowing concealing
trleiul and foe whllo through tho
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Tho war olllco tills morning had lit
tle consolation to offer to the pitiful
Inquirers for nows. Tho papers nro
illicit with a long list of those killed
In tho early days of fighting and the
cjiurches nro crowded with wives
mothers and sisters praying that their
loved oies will bo spared. At last all
classes seem to havo Joined In the
jvh nope in iiiuopuuuu Yuiiuig lur
an opportune moment to strike and
convert defeat into victory has been
abandoned wen by (he military critics
and tho. papers In n dolorous strain
chronicle tho last and worst roverso
to Russian arms. Tho only consola-
tion tlrey find Is that the Russian
troops havo boon conquered by a
wonderful foo declaring there Is some-
thing uncanny about tho dosporato ex-
pedients which tho Japanese success-
fully employed at Uiushantun when
during tho storm Jnpancso lines ac-
tually faced about apparently firing
Into their own reserves deceiving the
Russians and hacking Into tho Russian
wire entanglements before the ru.o
was discovered. Tho history mllltaiy
men say does not have a parallel for
such desperato fanatical valor. The
papers at tho samo time are filled with
recriminations. Russian diplomacy
Is blamed for not Including In the the-
ater of operations tho territory wett
lo tho Slnmlntui rend which Fuld
Marshal Oyamn used o accomplish
his bold turning inov; licit. The Rus-
sians however w ule admitting Kn ;
patkln's faults as a tia".;itt InUst
that the respon-n ji'lty ghould not to
bhouldered by him alone.
St. Petersburg IMarch 11 General
The Big Event
he richest musical
Kuropatkln's latest telegram to tho
umpcror Is as follows:
"I nm retiring on Tlollng In throe
columns tho flint along the railway
tho second along tho Munimrln road
tho third along another road."
Pessimism lelgns hero and n wave
of auger has risen against General
Ktiropat kin's conduct of tho campaign;
also for his action us minister of war
In falling to beep tho army tenily for
The censorship nt tlrst allowed only
tho publication of an abbreviated tole-j
gram to tho generalissimo according
to which the Japaneso wore occupying
fresh positions north of Mukden In-
creasing the danger of tho Russian re-
treat being cut. Only late In tho
nvenlng came the not unexpected news
that Mukden foil at 1U o'clock this
It Is stated that General Kuropatkln
has escaped while another roort cur-
lent In tho streets tonight Is that
General Kuropatkln has surrendered
with his entire army showing tho
wlldness of rumors consequent upon
the overstrung public feeling. It Is
stated that as a result of a largely at-
tended council of war General Kuro-
patkln Is to be recalled. General
Drngomlroff refused to vole. his
luiown enmity to General Kuropatkln
preventing him. It has been decided
that Generals Stoessol aim Grlppen-
berg will bo tried by a military court.
St. Petersburg; March 11. General
Kuropatkln hns sent the following dis-
patch to Emperor Nlchqlns under to-
"Last nlg'it began tho retreat or all
o.ir armies. During the night there
was no fighting but a heavy 'iinnon-
udo. Fushun Occupied.
Toklo March 11. Ktishun was occu-
pied by the Japanese last night. The
fighting continues on the heights north
ADDITION TO TISHOMINGO.
W. C. Wells Will Make Addition of
300 Acres Commercial Club.
Special to the Ardmorelte.
Tishomingo. I. T. M'mli 11. -m
enthusiastic meeting of the Commer-
cial Club wa3 held last tilghi ami nov
eral matters of Interest to Tishomingo
W. C. Wells formerly or this place
but more recently nt Stlglerhns reiur.-
il to Tishomingo nnd will mnko an
addition of 300 neres to tho townslte.
Ho lia surveyors nt work now plat-
ting tho addition.
Mr. Scott who was president of the
D. & N. road Is hero.
W. M. Lucas of the firm of Tread-
well & Lucas Is erecting a two-story
brick building nt the corner of Main
and Kemp avenue.
Tho four tramps who wero arrested
on tho supposition that they wero
Implicated In tho Are Thursday morn-
ing In tho McI-oiul-MoIlltor building
were released tho evidence against
them being Insufficient.
Tomorrow aftornoon the pupils and
friends ot Hnrgrovo College- will as-
semble on the college campus and de-
vote the time to planting Irces shrub-
bery nnd flowers. The fuculty Is to
bo commended In Its efforts to beauti-
fy the college grounds and friends of
the college are given a splendid op-
portunity to build monuments to the.r
own memory by giving the pupils a
forest tree or a plice of shrubbery to
be set out on ne campus.
The Hit of the Season
-The Ardmore Lodge of Elks TaKes Pleasure in Announcing the Coming Engagement of the Talented.
OPERA HOUSE ONE NIGHT ONLY MARCH 15th
critics to be the best orchestra and concert company in America Strongly supported by the best talent
treat of the season. Reserved seats 50c. on sale at Bonner & RnnnfVs. nr.w nnon
Delegation From Brownwood Well
Pleased With Our System.
In the opinion of a delegation Zrutu
Urownwood. Texns who recently camo
hero to Inspect tho waterworks our
system will compare favorably with
any In the country. In fact tho water-
works and Its fncltltlos wero pro-
nounced (o be ahead of many o'lter
towns visited and the dolegntlon ex-
pressed Itself as being fairly delighted
with their limp.ctlon The party
visited tho lake and was so greatly
pleased with It Hint It Is mild tho
dolegatiou will recommend the build-
ing of nn artificial lake lor wntar
Tho party which was nc ompauleii
here by Chostor II. Davis tho water-
works export. In-lulled mayor .Me-
Gheo John G. Ix'c and City Water-
works Superintendent C. N. D.ivis.
It Is said that Hmwnwood contem-
plates Impiovlng Its waterworks sys-
tem and tho ilelegnllnn has vlsitt-1
points for the purposes staled above.
It Is also probable that that town wl'l
mid both a new reservoir nnd a inv
i: xpeit Davis who Is figuring vltli
tho Urownwood people was very anx-
ious that the city officials of that city
visit Ardmore nnd see our un-tiVilnle
The Tribal Tax.
No trouble Is being experienced by
tho trlbnl tax collectors In collecting
the tribal 1 per cent .tax. Deputy
Wlmborly who enme in yesterday said
that vio had visited many places dur-
ing tho past two weeks Including
Ada Woodvllle. Roff. Mi'I Creek and
that tho merchants wero settling tho
tax. It Is not known when the collec-
tors will rench here.
HEAVY RAINS IN NEW MEXICO
Santa Fe Trains Being Held at Albu-
querqueTwo B'g Dams Destroy-
ed Five Hundred People Trying
to Save the Big Bridge.
Albuquerque N. M. Marc'i 11. A:!
Santa Pe trails for tho west are held
nt this point Indefinitely. l.'M.vy rains
to tho west anJ Kouth lnvo swc.len ifll
streams along the Santa Ke. Pacific
and Rio Grande ii; visions of 'to San'.'i
Ke and tho line Is badly crippled. The
lllg lll te walv dam on tho Rio San
Jose and the f.j n ro dan: on the same
stream havo Bonc out nn I H.c floods
hnvo played hnv.u v. it.i f.ie Santa IT.
tracks which closely parallel that
stream for nearly two miles. The
Huge bridge nt Rio Puerto station
where tho railroad corssos tho Rio
Puerto buttressed with Immense stone
walls ut nn enormous cost a year ago
Is so badly damaged It Is Impossible
to get trains across It. Tho track along
the Rio Grande near Uijoya. south of
this city near the confluence of the
Rio Puerto with tho Rio Grande Is
badly damaged largo stretches being
completely washed away. Flvo hun-
dred Indians and Mexicans nre ut
Rio Puerto to save tho bridge and
get the track open for business.
Ends Life With a Rifle.
Chlokashn I. T. March 11. William
K. Robertson killed himself hero this
morning by shooting himself through
the heart with a Winchester. Robert-
son was 21 years of age and unmar-
ried. He camo from .Mississippi where
nls peoplo still reside.
Dawes Commission Issues Official for
Transfer of the Land Olfice.
Dawes Commission Issues Order for
n removal notlio copies of which .
were received 111 Ardinore yesterday. '
Tho order Is as follows:
"Notice is hereby given that the
Chickasaw land olllco of the cuminls- j
slon to the live tlvtlUod tribes hereto
fore located at Tishomingo Chlclnu J
Nation liullnn Territory will on nnd'
nfter March 20. 19U.'. bo maintained at
Ardiuove Chlekuimw Nailun. Indian
"AH persons having business bofor 1
the land oillee on and nfter March 20
1905 will bo required to transact such
huslneflft nt tho olllco at Ardinore.
T1IK COMMISSION TO TIIH I'lVli
TAMS HIN'llY Chairman.
t. n. ni:i:di.i:s commis'r.
C. R 11R15CKINRIIH1H. Commls'r.
Tin1 following nro only n few of the'
oxpresHlons taken from telegrams
received here from managers In tho
dlllcrent towns where tho Polmatler
Sisters' Orchestra and Concert com-
pany have played since March 1:
"Polmatler Sisters' Orchostm and
Concert company best over hero;
packed house.' '
"Pull house; highly appreciated
grand entertainment by Polmatler Sis-
ters." Signed Judge A. l'rorcer. Ok.
"Piilmatler Sisters' Orchestra played
here last night to largest and best
pIcHscd audience ever In tills city."
"IMImntlor Sisters gave Iiwton
richest musical treat we havo ovor
had. Itcv Thos. J. Irwin Ijiwtou. 1)1;.
Th I'olmutltr Sisters' Orchestra
and Concert company will bo In Ard-
inore In concert Wednesday Mnicli ir.'
under auspices home lodge of Ulks.
srF.NE OF FURIOUS FLAMES FA'JT
Fire Fed First By Texas Jil Is Be'ng
Kindled 3y Gas Coming From
Burst Pipes Fighters Are
Special to the Ardmorelte.
Huinli'o Tex. March 11 A. dis-
astrous .lie Ii ragl'i hero coulUed to
the oil field. The lire sturtt.'l nt ono
of the Norwood Ho'v.ini' wells and his
spread and nt this writing 1:10
o'clock. Is ovor 100 feet wldo and tho
Humes are rnpl IU spicadlng
The tiro is being fed by gas which Is
seeping up through tho earth which
seems to bo caused from burst pipes
below the earth.
Heroic ofTorts nro being niado lo
i -t tho lire under control but flames
are leaping high Into tho air and gases
overcome tho fighters.
Deputy Marshal Irby confiscated a
quantity of alcohol hour and whisky
yosterday morning about 11 o'clock
near the express olllco building. Ills
work attracted o grent crowd of curi-
ous peoplo. Many flocked to tho spot
whore ho was holding tho spilling but
hi was unmindful of them. Deputy
Irby smashed u good deal of beer. Ho
discovered a keg of beer and knocked
the head In and poured it out It
tool; him soma time to finish tho tnsk.
from tho way several colored men
groaned and acted they seemed to b-
In misery'- 'Several who ordered the
gcods were on tho water wagon tho
balance of the day.
ENROLLMENT OF CHICKASAW.
CHOCTAW CHILDREN BY BLOOD.
Dead Claims Eliminated By Text of
Official Order Time and Places
Where Applications for Enroll-
ment Will Be Received.
Following Is an imimrtntit olllclal or-
der made by tho Dawes commission
relntlvo lo the enrollment of Infant
children of cltlxetm of blood or the
Choctaw and Chiokusuw nations:
lOuntllnu'iit of infant children ot
cltlxon by blood of tho Choctaw and
Hy the act of congress npprove I
March !ir.. 1!05 (11. R. 17171) entitled
"An act making appropriations for
tho current nnd contingent expenses
of the Indian department and for Ml
filling treaty stipulations with various
Indian tribes for tho fiscal year ending
Juno 30 lOOii and for other purposes '
It wan proyjilod as follows:
That thcfcommlsslon lo the live civ-
I I zed tilbi'i Is minimized Tor sixty
days aftor the date of the approval or
this net to receive ami consider nppll-
intlons for enrollment of children bnrn
subsequent to Soplembor 2.".. 1002
and prior to Mnrch I 1005 nnd who
were living on snld latter date to
clt.nboys vaiMollleil-elroomrwyp oiiifiii
citizens by blood of the Choetnw and
Clilckawiw tribes or Indians whoso
enrollment him' Ix-en approved by tho
seiritary or the Interior prior to tho
date of the approval of this act and
to enioll and make allotments to such
Notice Is Ijorobyjjlvin.lhnt tho com-
mission lo tho flvo cIvlllsM'd tribes will
up to and Inclusive of midnight .May
-. 11105. reclevi" applications for the
wirollmont or luraut ch'IVIren born
prior to Sept.'inlior l!.r 1902 nnd who
wero living on snld date to citizens by
blood or the Choctaw and Chickasaw
tribes of rndlans whoso enrollment
Mas been approved by tho secretary
of the Interior prior lo Munii 3. 10(15.
Said commission will also itcelvo
up lo and Inclusive or May 2 1005
applications for the enrollment or chil-
dren bom subsequent to September
25 1902. and prior to March I
1005 and who v?n. Ilvlig on said
latter date to citizens by I loo 1 t U;o
Choetnw and Chlckisuw tribes or In-
dlaus whose onniltnio.il litis l.con up-
proved by tho secreinry of tho interior
prior to March :: I'JO;
Such applications uny tie intido r.t
any time up to and Inclusive of May
2 1905 personally at tho general i f-
lice of the commission at Muskogee
Indian Territory; at tho Choctaw lan'J
olllco at Atoka Indian Territory; or
at. tho Chickasaw land olllco nt Aid-
more Indian Territory.
Applications by mull should bo ad
dressed to lira Commission to th? 1'lvo
Civilized Tribes Muskogee Indian
Territory and mailed In ample tlnio
to reach tho Muskogee olllco of tho
commission not later than May i.
Tho commission will also maintain
appointments nt various towns In Iho
Choctaw und Chlckasi-v nations for
tho reception or snld applications as
Field Party No. 1.
Smlthvllle Choctaw Nation April 3
to 7 Incluslvo; Idabel Choetnw Na-
tion April 10 to 11 Inclusive; Hugo.
Choctaw Nation April 17 to 21 Inclu
sive; Am lore Choctaw Nation April
21 lo Mny 2 Inoliwlve.
Field Party No. 2.
Itokoahf. Choetnw Nation April i
to 7 Inohwlve; Titsknn una. Chcilaw
Nation April 10 to 11 Incluslvo; W li-
ter. ChocUw Nation April 17 to 21. In-
elusive; South MvAloster ChocUy
Nstlon. April 21 to .May 2. Inclusive.
Field Party No. 3.
Chlcliimhn Chlcknsaw Nation April
3 to 7. Inclusive!; Pauls Valley Chick-
asaw Nation. April 10 to 11 Inclusive;
TIshomliiKo Chickasaw Nation April
17 to 21. Inclusive; Ada ChlckaMiW
Nation April 21 to May 2 Inclusive.
All such appllciitloiiH must be muds
to the commission to the flvo clvlllr.cd
tribes nnd submitted upon the blanks
provided for that purpose by said com-
mission. Tho provision of Inw authorizing th
reception or wieh applications Is In-
dependent of nnd wilho..t 'reference
to any work heretofore done by the
so called Choctaw and Chickasaw en-
The rules or tho commission require
that applications for tho enrollment
or luraut children bo ncoompanled by
the affidavit or tho mother and the
attending physician or inid-wlfo at
Iho birth of tho child. In tho event
that either or Iho alllnnUi nro uunulo
lo write tholr slgnnturos by mark
should be uttested by two witnesses.
ISnch nllilnvlt must be oxoouted beroro
a notary public nnd tho notarial soul
of tho olllcer must Iw nttnehod to each
The reception of aiitdlcatlous arc
Ulmltwl lo children or cltlzoms by
noun iii mo unoctaw; a'ld Chickasaw
Nation whpHo-imVollmont bus been ap-
proved by the bocretary or (ho Inti r
lor prior to Mnrch 3 1905.'
No nppllcatlonwlH reeolr'fd for
the -enrollment or children of ' Choc
taw or Chickasaw rreeilmen or or any
class of pi'i-sons whoso enrollment ns
citizens by blood of the Choetnw und
Chickasaw Nations hns not been ap-
pnived by tho HecruUrr or the In-
terior. TIIH COMMISSION TO THK FIVK
T. H. NKUDLKS. Chairman.
C. R. URICCKiCNtv.DGR
Muskogee I. T March 9 1905.
There Is a now cundldato In tho
Hold this morning. Moran Scott has an-
nounced as a candidate for mayor sub-
ject to tho action of tho Democratic
primary. Judgo Scott Is ono or An'-
moro'a oldest citizens from a point or
residence hero nud there Is scare I
a voter who does not know him. Ut
lug n lawyer nnd also a practical busi-
ness man ho Is qualified In every par-
ticular to fill with marked ability ti-.o
office to which ho aspires Judgo
Scott will bo a formidable candidate
from the beginning ami much or tho
Interest that has been manifested in
other contests will now bo trnnsierrel
to the race for mnyor.
The fire department was called out
Kr.'day night to the west part or M.i l
street only to find that a trash nP
wus burning. Tho long run was use-
less. False alarms work a hardshl.i
on tho department and wisdom
should bo oxerclsed In the rutum in
the matter of alarms.
A numbor ot bales of cotton wero
mnrketo)l y-qstofilajj. Very little U
moving Just at prosent.
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