The Daily Ardmoreite. (Ardmore, Indian Terr.), Vol. 12, No. 134, Ed. 1, Sunday, April 16, 1905 Page: 3 of 8
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Ardmore Sunday April 16 1905.
THE DAILY ARDMOREITE.
THE ELKS' OPENING
RECEPTION AND BALL
The Greatest Social Event in the History
of the City. Out-nf-Town Guests.
Hundreds of Beautifully Gowned Women and Chival-
rous Men pay Tribute to the Occasion. Floral
Decorations and Electric Light Effects ad-
ded to the Scene of Beauty. The
Ball was a Fitting Climax.
nssja -ELS.--.; il
W. Johnson Exalted Ruler.
RAILROAD EXCURSION RATES.
G. C. & S. r RY.
f Tf iv li' inmcutlon tnti'rnntloiinl Sun
i ln 5- -au)l HK'Rtioii. Toronto. Out.
Jut. I" zl and 22. Rate 311.35.
' (i uia Cl'y rhautuun.nu numii'
Mv i) all. mm flty. Ok.. June It to
I Ni .tli
' nuts i i
il ommtlon of lkiptlUa o(
Vmilcn nnil iMitlomil llnpilfit
it i st I.oula Mi). Mny t;:
J IS. 30.
S 1 1 lorn'
$1 1 !'
Tixni April 10 to 2n. Halo
DASIIIKI.U Ticket Agent.
Rock Island Excursions.
Vin.'i ican Stock Growers" Assocln-
tion. INieblo and Denver. Colo Mny 7.
L. P. ANDKnsON r-reilden
C. I. ANDlIltHON Ctihler
n. P. FnRNSLKY. Vice Pres.
C.8. MAUPIN' Ah'I Caiklur
FIRST NATIONAL BANK
Ardmore Indian Territory
Capital Paid In 5 60000.00
Surplus Fundi 200000.00
Thr oIit tmnk In Irnllnn Torrltnry. Account of tlrrnn anil IndtTlitunla
ollcltcil upon the muit llticrnl term oonolatent with tood banking.
On the third floor are the grille
ball room ami banquet liall. the doco-
ration of which wore diatliignlaheil by
the in-prilling purple nnd white. In
the Imll ii.nn wide atrlpa of puriile
Tho Klk'b opening r.cep.loa and bnltt The Home
wna probably the grenteat event in The building In time atnrioa of
tho history of the city. The Kllta have jirwHei i- ami occuplea the corner I bctw;..n grilles of while tlaauii nnd
entertained charmingly in the pant and ot m Washington and Htoadwny Sts.) faatcnod n few rest below the celling
In elegant style hut the nftnir or last jt H n.fmposlng building and on that I girdled the entliv room. The dining
Fr f ecl!ipsl all previous ovents 1 a credit to the thrift nnd onterpilim hall and iKini'inet hoard were draped
and added greatly their past roputu- f tu .rdmore lodge. The building Is! and hunt; with like material and all
ono hundred feel Ions by llfty foetj
tlon as liolnjr ningt?ra In the. nit of on
tartnlnlttR. The reception In the nfter- Wue lln rilcuH ltioadway. The second
noon brought out the arlatocrucy of noor is devoted exclusholy to elub
Ardmore. It la ostlmnted that fully
threo htmfiiml guo&ta uttpmdl tho
function In tho afternoon nnd worn
greatly channetl and Impressed with
the Klks new home.
What They Are.
The Kll;a arc not nn Insurance orf-
was bleudud with the eholceat pot
J pilots and cut llowcra.
I The Ball.
purpose. The reception room Ik onej 'Hie reception nnd hull ii tli even-
of the handsomest In the wiIIih soiitli. ! lug werp a fitting cllnnv in the dux's
visitors having prommnced it hu ob- j festivities ami were us laitflv attend
Ject of beauty. lintorlng tho club house . oil an (lu fuiiciinn in tit. .iliwnnoii
the viiltor IIiiiIh hlniwdf in 11 ipnclous.
taHtoftilly decorated reception room.
The rear of tho main hall Is partition-
Over two hundred and fifty remanded
to the Invitations. Ily !l oil'i'U lie
hnmlMimo reception room was Illicit
fr-ossmont organization. Thuy are thojod nnd is used for tho billiard hull. to ovorllowlng. many visitors fi..i.i ait li
clr.ii Iwhjo blood drculatiM. Tlvelr j To tho luft Is the gentlemen's :l'ot pkicoA being In attendance.
cardinal virtues are to aid tho sleV nnd coat rooms. On the rlKht of tlioi The reception committee sm.il at
bury tho dead and Inject nutwhlne in- reci-titlon hall-U th? ladies" -Jreislni; the hn.ul of tlie hall to meetthe Kiieats
I and tbM committee deserve much crH
It for the success of the affair. In the
east corner of tho parlor C. I. Worth-
am presided at the punch bowl ami re-
fri'i luni'iitH were served during the en-
tire uvtniutf. The hall at nlnht wa4
fairly KorKeous ami xtrlldtiKly lr.iuil-
Koine lu nppeaiunce. The hcciio wai
one Hut will linger Ioiik In the mem
ory or thorn' who enme. The brllllaui
llt'htlui; mid Hie dciorntlonti challeiiK-
ed the admiration or the num artistic
person. Tho combined effect was In-
deed harmonious and dniEitlliiK- The
superb electrical fixtures aro the lineal
in tho h'outh.
delegi.ition from tho local IoiIk.
csroitcd Hon. Tho. 1'. Smith to ih"
liouiu where he wan formally presum-
ed to 1 lie HI les and vUltors. Ar.'.mr
U'uk-ott Mtood on thu Mtnlicase ami
aiiuoiinced the arrival of the dlati'l.
deputy In a neat speech. A reception
' was held by .Mr. Smith for tnlrty uil!:-
utcH or more.
I The hall opened promptly .it iOU
1 o'clock and this event wan on; of thu
and 11. Hate I'ltiTOk) $23 &." Denver
Karmera' National Con-fresa.
inond. Va. &ept. $ 0. 10 and II
Annual niceting Panhandle Stockera'
AaaiHl.uiou. Amarlllo Texas April in.
17 nnd 18. Kate $11.25.
I nd la 11 Territory Grand Utlgt'
KnlRhta of I'ytiilaa. Muskogee. I. T.
Mny 1 ami 2. IfcWo $7.20.
t Oklahoma City Chaiitnuiua Aaaein-
biy. WhelBf l'ark. Oklnhoimi City. O.
T. June 1 1 to 22 Inclusive. Hate $ I r.'i
Hummer tourlat m
Sprlum Ark. aitiaou
liiK July. Aui;iiMt and Sc
One way xcconil class colonist ratoa
to points In thu noithwoat March 1 to
May 1G Supt. 1 to Oct. 31 Inclusive
Unto $27.45 27.50 nnd $30.
Annual session tlratitl Council Unit-
ed Commercial Travelers of Kansas
and Oklahoma Independence Knn .
Mny 11 and 12. Hate $S.C0.
National convention Travelers Pro
tective Association Snvnuuah (la.
May 12 13 and 11. Kate $32.45.
W. A. l)ASIUi:i.L Ticket Agent.
1. A. BIVENS President
OON LACY Vlee-Preildent.
A. H. PALMER Cathler.
FRED C. CARR AitL Chltf.
THE CITY NATIONAL BANK
AROnOKII IM) Tl-R.
to tho dark places. They arc not oalni 1 room beautifully fitted' 1111 ami hand
sinimv oiKimrHurs ol ur.iciicai - Honit.iv iiiriiiai:u. i
' 1 r .1... .1 ... 1
nro no KU In Potter's I The mai nnudltorhmu the cene of!' n" .a...
was opcueii ny n Kraiul maicu. lei h
.1. it. Adams ami .Miss Julia Hid a in
llelds or county saro.id. Th"y live
by the way nnd Ion J unto th.' l-ord
for they Rive unto the poor. Their mis-
alon is to do good. There nru no hun-Kr-
KIkB. A square meal beau prayer
for a hungry stomach.
The local lodgo or Klkn. although in
its inrancy in this city was organized
February 1th. 1001 with 52 charter
members. The Idaa or an Klks lodgo
originated with the present secretary.
It. 1j. Sanders who syent sume time lu
the brilliant ball Is used for lodge pur-
poses nnd Is very roomy. On the rlgiit
Is tho banquet hall which was used id
isplendld advantage Priday ?".riiulng.
On this floor are cloak rojuis 'cllr-
ing rooms. The kitchen Is to tlu loft
and will be fitted up for service 111 tho
II Is claimed thai thu hall Is the fin-
est dancing tloor In the roithwei".
Tho lower tloor will prnubly bo
Ono feature of tho bin '' .; Is tin
Interesting leading cltizcnB of Ardmore' promenado leading from thu receptlun
to Join tho order. A dlspeiKaitlou was
granted In January 1301 to S. M'. Tor-
bett D. iJJcy Kd. Hlngor J. C. Gra-
ham J. B. Humphrey W. B. John-
won A. W. Dunluim IL li. Sanders
nnd others to organlzo and tho follow-
ing July a charter was granted.
To S. M. Torbctt belongs tho honor
of having been tho first member to
bo initiated of Ardmoro lodge and he
was present nt tho opening.
Tho first officers of tho lodgo werej
S. M. Torbett exalted ruler; Moran
Scott esteemed leading knight; S. H. '
Hnico ostoemed loyal knight; J. C.
Graham esteemed lecturing knight; n.
Ij. Sanders secretary; 13. V. Roberts
treasurer; C. II. Cook tiler; J. II. Win-
kle esqulro; J. K. Humphrey chap-
lain; Ed. Illngor Inner guard; II. M.
Jones organist nnd V. A. Idbettor
W. 11. Johnson and W. P. Poland trus-
tees. Tho lodgo leased n holding on West
Main street and tho quarters wero In-
deed handsome but tho growth of tho
lodgo hns been so rapid ooujiled wlUi
a deslro to own their own building
Mint a homo of Its own wns planned.
A. W. Dunham exalted ruler 3
among tho first to start an agitation
for n home.
The growth of tho lodgo hns- been
phenomenal; a moro representative
gathering of citizens could hardly bo
room. This promenade whlcn plvis
uu excellent street vioiv. will lib sup-
plied with rustic benches and wl.l be
th rouishly equipped for summer's uso.
Other prominent features of tho
building are tho flxlu-js and to U. 1'.
Gulllot belongs tho crfi It: foi shovlim
such excellent taste. In lict tho fix-
tures aro handsjiuo tivl cl.a.Iuuse iht
admiration of the visitor.
It Is Impossible in il: 1 mticlo to
dwell at length ipur. t.10 many po'i.ia
of Intoront nnd lua't'y to bn fo-ti-d
within tho club iio'Mo. The sanio will
become the favn "Ue ipla?e of ctitfli'n n-
ment in tho city.
At tho tipper landing of tho flivt
lllght of stairs Is the rocop: i'j.j hali.
This ta tho pride of every member if
the lodge and hero Is whor- the Co
corntor had nn opportunity to manifest
his skill. Tho decorations if (!'- Imil
wero In perfect accord with the gor
jjaous furnlshlvgs and super jilun
o that spacious apartuuni of enter-
tainment. Hack of tho special decora-
tions for tho opening occasion mi;ht
bo seen tho deep-seated loathcr-pad-dod
golden oak furnituro In a'l Us
tasty arrangement tho sujyerld' Car-
peted floor tho emblem-hung walls
and tho unsurpassed electrical limit-
nants. Purplo and white tho lodgo colors
Surplus Funds 30000.00
Accounts of. tlt'itis ml imlivttlimls solicited.
Courteous traitmont accordod to nil ivliko.
ive. nan- $ i .'.
ARDMORE NATIONAL BANK
ARDMORE WB. TER.
Capital Stock and Additional Liability : : : : : $20 jOO.OO
We Conduct a General Banking Business U r You and
Accept Small and Large Accounts.
which one hundred couple nu'tiuJt
ed. There ban never been h yreulot-
assemblage of girls and indiert ehainv
Ingly gowned nor a more in I'Mentii'
live gathering of thu chivalry of Ard
morn than that which gr it M t lit cc
cnslon. It seemed that .ill so'-i-.ty wus
out to piy tribute to i! e evi nt mil
thu crowd was congenial uii l innlliliil
Tho lloor wus In excell:i. ciiiidi'.iou
and the followers of the tcipsil -lroivan
art found much enjoyment u !i.- tine
two-steps und dieamy will-; ptaed
by the WariM'lnlay orehihtr.i uf Ok-
tllioma City one of the linen dunce
bands in the country. I'no sck ctluns
were new and ui-to-Iato and tho or-
chestra wns forced to respoud to iminy
At 11 o'elock Hon. V. A. l.edbcilor
uffuisnl a toast to the absent brojiers
in which ho becamu reminiscent con-
corning members of tho crdur. Ills
address was a pleasing one. Hon. T.
P. Smith uUo uddressed the giicsls.
At midnight N'eopolltuu Ice u miii
nnd cake were served lu the lniHiiiii
The affair which was a .llsi'i t suc-
cess was under tho .ll'-eo'.l.m .if the
house committee Mussr.i. Gulllot
Hracey und Hull and their mnuagc-
ment of It uddod greatly to their past
reputation in tho art or providing eu
St. L. & S. F. -ty.
Animal .Messiah Ccncurt of licthauy
College l.liuberK. Kansas April 1 1 to
23. Hate $12.55.
Women Home Missionary Society
M. H. Church S.iiub. St. Iiula Mo..
pill 2!l to May 2. Hate $23.75.
International Sunday School conven
tion. Toronto. Out. June IS. 19. 21 and
" llnti SS'I'LV
Annual meeting Stockmen's Asso
ciation Amarlllo Texas April 10 and
17. Hate $25.
Haiiinl trip excursion rates to Iiureka
Springs Ark.. April 1 until further no-
tice. Hates $12.55 and $17.50.
General assembly Presbyterian
church Fort Worth Texas Mny 10
17 nnd 18. Hate $0.05.
National convention Travelers' Pro-
tective Association of America Sn-
vnnnh (In. May 12. 13 and II. Hate
American Stock Growers' Associa
tion. Denver Colo. May 7 to 9 Inclu
slve. Hate $20.
International convention United So
ciety of Christian Kndeuvor Haiti
more Md. July 1 2 and 2. Hate
Special ono way second clr.ss colon-
ist ratiM to California nnd tho north-
west March 1 to May 15 Inclusive.
Itnto $25 $27.45 $27.50 and $3(1.
International Kpworth Ixnguo con
vention Denver Colo. June 30 to July
4. Hato $24.
Annual meeting Southern Hnptlst
convention and auxiliary societies
Kansas City Mo. May 8 to 12. Hato
W. A. D.VSHIELL Ticket Agent.
. K. SMITH President.
:. M. CAflMlJELl. Vice Prra
.till CKUCU Cashier
1. V. YOllMl. Farmer.
t C VMnni'SdN. l.nwver.
K. A. JONES Furniture.
SAM NOIILI3 Hardware Merclian
J. K. PHNMNtlTON Wlioletalo n
U. W. UANDOL. Herchani.
W. S. WOLVERTON a SON
Insurance Bonds Real Estate Abstracts
Tlii lrci-t nnil utronceAt niii-ticr l lli trrrlturtu..
Mftnarjers of Ardmore Abitri.t Co.
(Irnnral Avntili Illnnli Lllii IimutHuet- Co. nnil Unltoil Htntet
Klilfllty nmt (luurantjr Cnrnpany.
Ardmore Ice Lischt and Power Co;
DISPENSERS OF THE BEST
PennsylvaaL A.ittiracite and McAlester Black Diamond Coa
FOR FUEL. PHONE 15.
A. J. TOOI.KK
I'rei. and Jlc'r.
LKK UUUl K
Forget About Your Stomach.
If your digestion is bail thu vital
orguus uf your body aro not fed and
nourished as they should be. They
grow weak nnd Invito disease. Kodol
Dyspepsia Cure digests what you cat Al.drBi.
cures Indigestion and all stomach Iron- .
bles. You forget you bavo a stomach
from tho very duy you begin tuklng.
It. This Is because It gets a rest re-
cuperates and gradually grows so
strong nnd healthy that It troubles you1
no more. Ii. I. Ilnbeock Amherst)
Minn. ays: "I have taken a great!
ninny remedies for Indigestion but .
huvu found nothing equal to Kodol!
Dyspopsla Cure" Kodol digests what1
you cut cures Indigestion dyspepsia
sour stomach belching heartburn nnd'
all stomach troubles. Its preparation Is
the result of many years of research.
Sold by all drugslsts. 1
Tile Downard Paving
and Construction Go.
Asphalt Street Pavements Bituminous Ma-
cadam Sheet Asphalt Sidewalks Sta-
ble Floors Factory Floors Private
Driveways Etc. Roofing a Specialty.
A. J. TOOLEN Manager
Firm Kntloml Hunk Ilullillnu
MICK IIOX 3fi or I'hnni- 1X1
ARDMORE I. T.
Work Contracted any-
whore in tho Southwest.
You Never Hear It.
thought of than tho lodgo presents ) wero ascondant features of tho decora-
when a full membership attends Its Hons. Tho ontlro hall was girded with
RCBslon. Tho continual growth and the ! bands of this doublo color and fes-
intensifying Interest In tho lodgo soon . toons of llko material were suspended
developed a deslro among tho mem-' from column to column
bers of the.' Elk's club out of which ' Palmetto (palms geraniums crys-
deslro grow tho handsomo hnrno ofjanthemuma and carnations completed
tho lodge which .Is ono of the most nt. . tho gorgeous decoration of tho apart-
tractlvo in tho SouthwosL 1 menL
A Good Nloht's Rest.
Tho greatost toaio on enrth Is a
gooJ night's rest. Hcstless nights and
thu torrlblo exhaustion of a hacking
cough uro dread dangers of tlia poor
consumptlvo. Hut why this fear of the
night when u few doses of Dr. Bosch-
no's German Syrup will insuro refresh-
ing sloop entlroly freo from cough or
night sweat? Kroo oxpoctoratlon In tho
morning is mxdo certain by taking
German Syrup. It has cured consumi-
tlon for forty years. Trial bottle 20c.
Hlg Ilottlo 75c. W. II. Frame T. N.
Din ing the next several years the I
great canal will gel plenty of adver- j
Using. It will be tho greatest engineer-1
Ing feat of nil time.
Somu peoplo say what they think
Pneumonia la Robbed of Its Terrors.
by Foley's Honey and Tnr. It stops
tho racking cough nnd heals and
strengthens tho lungs. If taken In Ume
it will prevent an nttnclt of pneumonia
nefuso. substltutosl For sole by City
Won a Name of Fame.
DoWltt'a IJttlo Hnrly Risers the fa-
mous little pills have been made fa-
mous by their certain yet harmless
and gentlu action upon Uio bowels
nnd llvvr. They havo no equnl for
biliousness constipation etc. Tiioy do
not weaken tho stomach gripe or
make you feel sick. Onco used always
preferred. They strengthen. Sold by all
TJio.ugly girl Is seldom accompanied
by a ehaperone.
Foley's Kidney Cure If taken In tlmo
affords security from all kidney and
bladder diseases. For rale by City
Iit us sell your property.
9tf WALCOTT & MULKHY.
You novor hour our customers complaining about
poor service or poor groceries. Our customers are satis-
lied customers. Wo soli only the host groceries and keop
everything under one roof. Hero are some of our
Chase & Sanborn's Coffee.
East Texas Ribbon Cane Syrup.
Sancura Mineral Water.
If you are not ono of our customers wo want you
to be one.
Proprietor Ardmore's Greatest Grocery Stor
The Ww Ardmoreite FoAr..Anlhfr
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