The Daily Ardmoreite. (Ardmore, Indian Terr.), Vol. 12, No. 260, Ed. 1, Sunday, September 10, 1905 Page: 1 of 10
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OLDEST DAILY NEWSPAPER SN 8Ki3!Aftl TERRITORY ASSOCIATED PRESS REPORTS.
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AKDMORE IND. !TER. SUNDAY M0JIN1NG SEITOMKR 10 1905
SOBSGRIPIIOH 500 PER I0MTB NUMBER 2G0
' THE NO-STATE
HAS COMPLETED ITS C0N3TITU-
he Last Days Session Wan Pacific.
Fort Gibson to be Capital Con-
Ratification Vote Nov. 2.
it; Muskogee Sept. 3. Tho constltu-
l( jonnl convention of tho proposed statu
I of Sequoyah completed Uh work ut
noon and adjourned. Tho constitution
us n whole was adopted by uunnlmnus
voto nftcr a few mnondnientx wore
H made. An nppenl to congress was
' adopted asking that tribal schools
which cease to oxlst alter March next
be cared for by (ho uatlouul govern-
racnt until the state government Is established.
Muskocco I. T Sept. !. The con-
. ' stllutlonal nsaembly completed Its
" work tonight and the constitution
which will be presented to tho people
for ratification is completed. Tho sos-
. slon today w'as devoid of features of
a sensational nature. Tho belligerents
of last ulght apologized to the conven-
A tlon this morning.
71 Tho chief matter of Interest tonight
ffl tho fight over tho question of the
IfBtate capital at Fort Gibson for six
OJ'ij'cars as wns recommended by the
J committee. Kufaula Jiimlo a fight to
'Ahave that place substituted for Kort
IGlgson. There- was uo othor candidate
fl ho other towns preferring to take a
shanco on n vote of tho people. T'.io
' convention decided to locate the cap-
ital at Fort Gibson.
J The committee on nominations ro-
f ported tho following for congressmen-Mat-large:
.1. It. Thomas Muskogee He-
publlcau; C. u Long. Wewoka Hop-
upblicnn; oJo M. l.ollay Claromore
Democrat; I). C. McCurtaln South Mc
Alester Democrat. Mr. LaHay Is a
Cherokee and Mr. McCurtaln Is a
Choctaw. Tho ropcrt was accopted.
Theae candidate nn to )w voted on
at the constitution election and If
congress admits the state they will at
once take their seats in congress.
A resolution was adopted disclaim-
ing and repudiating the claim put
forth by tho single state advocates
that by their notion tiic chiefs of the
live nations had gone on record as
forming a statehood and that they
were not opposed to Jlnglo statehood.
Tho chiefs mado public statements de-
claring thcmselvea forever opposed to
any act or word looking to statehood
with Oklahoma and that before this
convention they wished to so go on
Tho date of tho vote of ratification
of tho constitution was changed from
Oct. 18 to Nov. 2. It Is proposed by tho
"wmp.ilgn committee to have a polling
placo at each of tho 615 postofllces of
tho territory when this yoto Is taken.
The qualification that a county
Judge must have been a practicing
lawyer for five years was removed to-
day so far as the first election Is con-
cerned. Tho term of office of prose-
cuting attorney wns fixed at four
A supremo election board for the
first election was created. This board
Is composed of D. M. Hodge Hrokon
Arrow; D. N. Uobb Atoka; Carl I'ur-
koI Muskogee and A. H. Cunningham
Tnhlequah. Two of these nro Demo-
crats aud two aro Itopubllcans. They
will cnnvnss the constitution returns
and also the first stato election.
BANKERS' MEETING POSTPONED.
Speclsl Meeting to Have Oeen Held at
Sulphur' Tomorrow Postponed
Sulphur I. T. Sept. 9; (Special)"
Tho special meeting of tho Oklahoma-
Indian Territory Bankers' association
which wan to have been held here
Monday the 11th has been postponed
until tho 18th. Tnls Is dono on account
of tho fact that tho executive commit-
tee of the association Is to meet at
Guthrie Monday and It was decided
best to postpone tho meeting of tho
association so that the result of their
meeting could be reported to tho asso-
ciation. The meeting of the executive
committee Is held to consider tho
same matter as that which brought
up tho association's special meeting
that of takluit some action against tho
island taken by tho Kansas City clear-
ing house In charging exchange
against the smaller bauks of the Territory.
Pauls Valley Denot.
Pauls Valley I. T. Sept. 9. (Spec-
ial.) Tin now Santa Fo dopot now
being completed nt this point will be
ready for occupancy Oct. 1. It will cost
$GU0O. Tho Santa Fo business at this
point shows nn lncreate of over 25
per cent over corrcflixmdliiK period of
last year In obth p'tssengor and freight
ORGANIZATION OF "TEN THOUS-
AND CLUB" WORKS WONDERS.
What Was Considered a Practically
Dead Town Reverses Conditions.
Realty Values and Business
Takes on new Appearance i
Davis I. T. Sept. 9. (Special.)
An Important meeting of the Davis
Commercial club was held hint night
nnd the organization of the '"IVn
Thousand Club" wo effected. This
organization Ik composed of every
property owner In Davis nnd Its ob-
ject Is to advertise the wonderful re-
sources In and around Davis nnd to
make tho city an attractive place for
the Investment of capital. The "Ten
Thousand Club" proposes to work In
conjiietlon with the Commercial club
nnd It Is believed that the city of Da-
vis will have a population of 10.000
within three years
Within the pat sixty days realty
values have Jumped more than fifty
per cent and upwards. The little city
has taken on now life nnd strangers
nro coming hero from all parts of tho
country. Ijinds have been selling nt
fancy prices whoro good titles can
be had and tho Indian agent Is flood-
ed with applications for tho removal of
restrictions on the salo of the Washita
Tho 10000 club elected II. II. Al-
len Pres. Mayor .1. II. demons vice
president nnd .1. B Dickinson necro-
tary. Tho directorate Is composed of
twenty-five of the lending business
men of the city.
With the building of the electric
line now under way and tho steam
road from Sulphur which is assured.
Davis will bo a city of not less than
ten thoand within three yoarb. Tho
report hns gone mil that Davis was re-
garded as the "deadost town" In tho
Territory but today tho situation has
been completely reversed nnd Is 3ald
to be tho liveliest town In the country.
The finest cream parlor In the city
Is Kuhn's. 10-3
We can seenro positions for If or
15 tenchers who will apply at ouro:
From Primary to Principal.
Oklahoma Teacher's Kxchange.
10 Wynnewwod I. T
TERRIBLE DANE WRESTS BELT
FROM CALIFORNIA'S PRIDE.
Fight was Witnessed by Ten Thou-
sand People Wrangle Over Ref-
eree Delays Start Hanlon
Challenges the Winner.
The Briit-Xelson fight at Colma
near San Francisco joslerdiiy after-
noon proved to he one of the hardest
fought and fastest fights ever pulled
off In the west terminating In the
olKhtecnth round whon Nr.hson wrest-
ud the light weight championship from
Jimmy Urltt the pride of the Califor-
nia sport h.
There was a considerable wrangle
at the start as In who should referee
Df Ill's barker InMwtlug that Champ-
ion Jhn Jeffries should act. whllo N'el-
non'n manager Nolan demanded that
dome other referee in- heciired before
he would allow the Dane to outer the
fight. When Jeffries oniered. he was
greeted with iremcndou applause
which brought fourth a brief speech.
Thj ton thousand spectators grew
retloM and demanded that tho light
begin nnd Kddle Oraney was finally
aKrood to by Brltt's backers.
Both the participants were given
much applause. Britt was the favorite
In tho .beating ring however Chicago
sports .backed the Illinois boy heavily.
Nelson weighed In nt r.2Vi and Urltt
Abdut twelve members of the fern-
Inlno sex nre said to have wltnosse.
tho fight Uddle Hanlon challenged the
The two men went at each othor
from the start the hard fighting
began with the Art rdund nnd three
was no lei up until the knockout.
Nelson secured first blood In tho sec-
end but Brltt's science kept him In
a good stead.
NelBon played tho Fltzslmmous
trick on Urltt on one or two occas-
ions. Ho would appear bfore Brltt In
a dazed condition and the mlnuto lie
could secure a lead from the Callfor-
ninn would fly Into him nnd show him
self tifbff - stion; as ever. Hound nf
ler round he would come from his
ocrntr apparently as fresh as nt the
beginning. Nelson swung a terrific
right o the Jaw and the fight was
ovor. as Brltt could not get on his toot.
More Interest was taken In this
fight in Ardmorn tliau any fought In
recent years. The returns from' the
light were received at DeWltt's pool
hall on North Washington and at
Dourgi-ols Bros. turf exchange on east
Main street aud nt the Ardmorelto of-
flee. Consldernblo money was wngered
on Tho fight. Gate receipts were over
Lei In ShonU Office.
Oyeter Bay Sept. 9. President
Roosevelt has received a tologTaphlc
protost from Hudglns nnd Dumas Fairo
nnd Co.. nnd other bidders against let-
ting a contract by chalrmnn Shouts to
Mnrket of Omnha for hotel nhd subsis-
tence concessions in I'anamn canal
work. Ono allege favoritism Is
shown and that Mnrlcof wna mintilml
through ii leak In Shonts olllco to gain
iniormation which ennbled him to bid
successfully. Tho president has refer-
red tho protest io Shunts.
THREE QUARTER MILLION DOL-
LARS PROPERTY DESTROYED.
Immense Elevator Containing Eight
Hundred and Fifty Thousand
Bushels of Grain Lost by
Damage of Fire and Water.
Chicago lis. Sept. 9 Tho Santu
V elevator at Twenty-seventh nnd
Wor.rJ nun along the river controlled
by the Harris. Section company was
destroyed by fire today with a loss
of seven hundred and twenty-flvo
thousnnd dollnrs fully Insured.
Tho tiro Is thought to havo started
by spontaneous combustion In a wheat
bin. Within llftoen minute.- tho entire
building was a mass of flame. The
buildings contained eight hundred and
fifty thotmnnd bushels of grain much
of which inn Into tho river. For a tlmo
the embers threatened tho lumber
yards In the vicinity aud to prevent
a repetition of the lumber yards fire
of "ninety-one" many onglnos nnd llro
tugs were sent to tho scene.
Toklo r Again Quiet.
Tokl'i Sept. 9. Last night wns un
eventful. This morning orderly and
quiet. It Is believed that disorder has
HUNDREDS OF LIVES LOST DY
Scenes of Terror Over Italy Proper-
ty Loss Enormous Whole Villages
Ruined and Those Not Killed
Are Rendered Homeless
Home. Sept. 9. All Itnly Is suffer-
ing from terrible depression becnirao
or the news from tho south whoro
one of tho worst onrthquakos ovor ex-
perlenced occurred today. Although
the earthquake was felt alt ovor Cala-
bria nhd to a certnln oxtcnt In Sicily
the worat news romos from Pluzzo
nnd Monteluone and from clghteeu
Ulnges which are snld to bo complete-
According to the latest nows receiv-
ed 370 persons have boon killed nnd
a xreat number Injured. It Is an yet
Impossible oven to ostlmato tho prop-
The shock was frit at 2:55 o'clock
this morning. It lasted for eighteen
seconds nt Cautnnzaro and soon after
that waa felt at Messina Hogglo Mon-
toleone. Mnrtlrlano Stofano Plscoplo
Frlppnnn Zammaro Cossanltl Nnldl
Ollvadlo and other points.
Scenes of Indoscrlbnblu terror en-
sued. Women aroused from their
sleep rushed hnlf clad to the streets
screaming nnd carrying tholr babies
and dragging their other children all
the while calling for help on tho ma-
donun nnd the saints..
The mon escaped Into tho open with
their families all calling on tholr fa-
vorlto saints for protection.
Tho cafes woro takon by nssault by
the strangely garbed crowd but . as
dnyllght broke wlthonl a repetition of
the earthquake tho crowd melted
uwny until by 8 o'clock tho streets
hnd almost assumed normal appear-
ance except In tho ruined villages
"'lero tho Inhabitants had no homes
io go to .
The general confusion was added to
by dreadful crlos from tho Jails' whoro
the prisoners were beside themselves
with fright nnd In somo cases muti-
nied hut fortunately nil woro kept
Troops medicine nnd' doctors liuvo
been hurried to tho scenes of disaster
to assist In tho work of rescue.
TO YOUNG MEN
"--' Chicago y
SIIOULDERS Collars nud Coat
Fronts arc the faulty parts in most
Clothing. These are the strong
points in the Coats we offer you.
The makers of the Clothes we sell
build their shoulders up in finely
graduated layers of wadding all
stitched in minutely and tapered
off. Lapels lie flat and stiff with
an easy turning roll. Collars set
snug about the neck without
binding. No other Clothes are
made with such care. :-: :-:
OPENING OF STREET HATS TUESDAY SEPT. 12 1905
Our MISS RAINEY will have for your inspection the
most varied and most beautiful selection of Street Hats
ever shown in your city. Miss Rainey spent many weeRs
in New YorK selecting these hats and in every one of them
you'll find great taste displayed. Come see them Tuesday.
Hanan Ultra and BrocKport
aro uioro beautiful this season than
ovor. A visit to our shoo department
will convince you. A lit guaranteed.
Comb in and lot us show them to you.
They are beauties. .
Hanan and Bostonian
nro 'shoe that lit in o vary detail. They
are mado of tho best leathors money can
buy. Your feet will be elegantly dressed
in thoso shoes. Hanans $.r).00 nn J ?0.00.
Bostonians $350 and $1.00.
Trimmed with Braid Buttons
NEVBR in the history of the Big
Store has there been such showing
of Rcady-to-Wear Garments for
ladies. To appreciate these beau-
tiful garments one must examine
the material of which they are
built; then look at the workman-
ship; every band every seam
every stitch is correct. All tliis is
easilv accounted for for the reason
that these garments come from the
beet Tailoring establishments in
the-world.. Tuey fit. :;:
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