The Daily Ardmoreite. (Ardmore, Indian Terr.), Vol. 12, No. 271, Ed. 1, Sunday, April 1, 1906 Page: 4 of 8
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THE DAILY AfJDMOnElTE.
Ardmorc Sunday .April 1 J 906.
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adorn.. Assoclato Editor
at !i i ToBtomco at Ardmoro
I Her nd-Class Matter
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n.3 F SUBSCRIPTION
The r illy Ardmorelte.
itnii II OU
ilo In Advance.)
"n: r v li tho Mjnsslng Editor
11 l.'-ii fim tierfnlltlng to tllO col
li 'cpnrtment and with tho Pros
tr Itimlnwa Manager on bus!
PER CAPITA PAYMENTS.
every afternoon (oxcupt
d Sunday morning.
ubllcntlon North Wash
iiuwuimiiLT for tho Unit-
rt of tho Bouthcrn Uls-
Torrltwy. Also for Uio
lock Association of tho
ory and tho oulclal or-ty
ous roflcctlon upon tho
I reputation of nny por-
ly bo prlntod In tho Art-
ny artlclo baBod on ro
false will bo gladly cor-
tight to tho attention ct
iagorn OKlco 038
3unday April J 1006.
works but BlHter.
In tho parlor t
"Hponn In rlfymu."
ys In the kltcljen
mil cooks nnd Hweops
works but hUIoj-
h her "Iloaiity sloops."
tlmo for tho coal trust to
to tho Ico trust.
.it I.tttlo viiiH nomltiated
crats of Arkansas for gov
vnvu lookod In on im for
and thou It wan back to
pnsscd ono- house of the
logltdatuip i permitting
. railroads to carry
Uiif XM tonjo b tho result
ns by each house" bays a
I i dlnpatch. Nobody itircu
t x n so It comes
"to do IV (o build up Ard-
t m. rclnl faclllltcfi that tho
Of hir tributary territory
h. ily iiccomniodated;
i ' i been Introduced In tho
. Of Mat-yland to creato a
i m on conirnlsidon and to em-
fegulato frclRht rates.
s of tho thimblcrlg order
. a blanke t prlninry. Under
u t they don't choat tho poo-
xil if tl.elr choice for Htnto and
e. -its rtnlneiivlllo Itegliucr
m mpply running low? If
4 I. d better replenish It nt'
Ik strike threntunml ptom.
i i o coal n Hcnrco artlclo and
" 1 ul If It can bo obtained m
ft i of Wisconsin Jiut now
'' dlhtlnctlon of 'having two
-1 c amission. Ona of the body
it 'in ben cUublUliOil IiiHt
ar 1 'he ether In tho slngls- mil-
. nslonur who performed tho
in olllcq.beforo tho ostun
tho nw commission.- Ho
bce.aus hnvlns boen duct-
in people thvro la no powor
t him. . ills term does not
1 tho ftrat of next January
howovor that ho now has
' r rMato Commnrco CommlB
's "oprncd the caso of w. It
n UiiBt tho nnthrnelto coal
I "Blni; exorbitant rates nnd
" hcartiiB nt WnshliiKton
-In ronnw'tlon with tho In
n h conKress hag dlrwtca tno
"iioi tn mulip ocncoru'iiK tho
..on r railroad to coal and oil
. e?t 'io commhiloti will nlsn in-
j vt h. Bnnio Bubjret undor tho
"Jta'Jl Commorco net. A notlco hu
Jf.iod nniiaun.cl'nK that tho
..inii Ion will on tn own motion
A outergo the scopo of Its Inquiry.
It In nnnotincod tliat Indlitn Aont
Kolgoy will (n May noxt nittk it per
capita jmyincnt of $10 to tho Choctaw
nnd ChlrUnBCrtv lndlnns.
Many peoplo mlilndo-fltand Indian
pnynicnt8.'- omo think that the In-
il anH nro' jslvon thin money by tho
I'nltcd iJtnUn Kovrrnnli'iit. guch In no:
tire cnBO Iti thin liiitatica. The moiify
frrm which this payment is nindn wn
Ihnt follccteil on nccount of the Bain of
town lots. Soino two or throe yearn
nt?o tho United Htato Rovernmont bcr-
recntod from tho public domain thn
vnrloim townirltc In the Indian Terri-
tory and surveyed nnd platted tho
wmn Into town lol and blocks Thoso
lotH on which llioro woro Improve
mentii Ih owner wna pormttted
tn inurbane. In tho cniio of unimproved
lots tlioy were sold nt auction to the
hltthoAt bidder. Within ten day from
notlco of nppralflciucnt or wib of n
lot ono-fourth of tho punhano prlco
inimt bo paid to the tTnl'rd Stnton In
dlnn nRcnt for the b"iieflt of tlfo trlbo
In which the Jot I located. Tho other
paymentH are to bo mndo In threo
e(iial annual InntullmonlB. Tho mIo of
IIm varloiHi lownnc In tire Choctnw
nnd Clilcknsaw nntlotrt have netted
the In.llaiin mllllona of dollarn. An tho
money U paid to tho Indian nRont ho
deposlU It In the treasury nnd when
In tho JudKmeiit of tho secretary of
tho interior a milllclont mini Ib collect
od to Justify n payment ami Ih mndo to
tho lndinnB. All nlmro nllke mou vto-
men nnd children. It In estimated there
nro mimo 20.000 Choelaw nnd Chlcka-
aiv IndhuiH. Thla imyment at I0 each
niMinn n dlftburxemont of fson.ooo
TIiIh Ih tho second payment of this
ehnrnetor mndo to tho ChwtnwB nnd
ChichnHawn. Or In other wordM when
tliU payment Ib mndo It will moon that
Uiobo two tribes of Inillans hnvo ro-
eelviil for town lots 1 10oo000. Thoif
lias probably never been mich n largo
mini of money distributed Hint haB
dono so llttlo pood. The rennon for
(IiIh Ih tlmt tho amount paid oach In-
dian Is no small Hint nothing of any
Kront vnluo .can bo purchased by him
and It Ih usually Miuaudorcd or frit-
tor ed away. There! l'n n very xorlous
nietloji a lo tho wlmlbm cf makliiK
nniall per eaplln payments. A distri
bution of a larpe amount of money to
to a great number of peoplo In small
nuniH onfiiiroKO extravngunco and
vice. !t comcfl easy nnd It roob oaBy.
It Is regarded an a "pick up" and tho
amount being bo (small no plan Is
mndo to Judiciously nxpend It. The
conBcquonccu nro that tho money Is
MUlckly spent nnd Jlio Indian linn but
llttlo to hIiow for It. This would bo
equally oh true wore tho pnyinent
mndo to tho whiten. U would bo a far
bettor policy If IiIh money was retain-
ed In tho treasury until n mim had
arcumulnted which waul ennblo a dis
bursement to bo mado of an amount
largo enough to do (ho peraons recelv.
Ing .It r-omo Rood. Howovpr It Ib tho
Iudlnn'8 money and If they want It In
small or larno dogea Jt 1s nono of tho
whlto man's bunlnsB:?. in any uvent
tho per capita payment will ruakn
thlngH hum (or awhllo.
THE BLANKET PRIMARY. .
Tho man who Ih going to tvoto tlu
ticket Is the uin vho should rnako It.
Always for a fr.lr deal the Biipiirc88lo.i
of tho bosKcn and tho rule of tlio po-
pie Tho Ardmortlte IdkUih upon tho
blnnkot primary for me new state. The
Ardruoreltc la tho champion .of tlu
blanket primary plan or nomination
For tho bolo reason that.lt Ih Iimo
eratlc nnd Its columns aro not com-
mitted M the candidacy or the perso
nal rortnnuH or anibltloiiB of nny po
lltlclan Htatotiiuun leuder or woutd bt
loader but they are open for a dls
cuhmIoii o ftb!n very Important public
auwjtlon Tho newspnpcm of Indian
Territory and Oklahoma the nn
newapapern dally and weekly ahouKi
Knk out. Tho only honour muiir'
uu'ihtxl fir tlio nomination f cund-
tUiton by dm pooidu Ib the blanket prl.
marytii p!nu wlileli will give with
out fall the uomlnndoii to the man tlu
majority of the peoplo wimt. No man
who Is unwilling to Bubinit ins c.ainm
to the Demleratc inasscH is worthy o
the honor of being n atundnrd bonror
cf the Democratic paity. No man who
rcllcR upon miinlpulwtlou nnd Jugglery
and tho corralling of dolcgntofl from
unpopnlated coliptles Is woTthy .or the
otllco. In the ndmlnlstrnt on of utnte
nffalrs n dlvorMty of Ititertwt win r.t-
uinlly oxUt nnd certain selfish inter-
ets will mako n llaht secretly against
the blnnktt j.rlmnry plan. All. mon who
favor n wornmont of th'o majority
a Kovernmont of and for tho people
elioidd rally for did blanket primary.
The Ardninro Pastors' Assorlstlon
have published Vol. 1 No. I. of thr-
PavHller n tenipranco paper. Hov
" I Walker Is odltor. The nlm n
to slve the people n goml tt'por nid
It is tho vlh of the Ardmorelto Uin!
succesn bo their lot.
Come and rrP "Pllnt Draper" dnnro
at tho Elks Mlnstrch tomorow nlglit.
Tlvi Advance Is tho nnmo of n now
pnpor lo Im launched at Hickory this
weak.' Her. It. A. Ilardeo Is editor
The deepest well yrl drilled In tho
southwestern field Is roported by
tVank Orcutt opcrntlpu on the Mir
KDld' farm Ian rnlkm OJthen'y. or
l!levland. The hole Is now down 2-
750 feet with Uio tools fastongd.
Tho blacksmiths of the district trlb-
utnry to South McAlester hnvo organ
ized a proteetlvo ftssoclntlon adopting
a constitution nnd by-laws with
n seliedulo of prices. Their plans con
template n complete; organisation of
nil blnrksinlths In tho district with n
uniform schedule of prires consider-
ably In advance jnf tho present rutos.
William O. Ilaftll noting commission-
tr to tho five civilised tribe Ins boon
summoned to Washington by wlra to
Oonsult with Tarns IHxhy on mnttors
tionecrnliig li-glslntlon now (lending.
The Intruders' court has Ven ro-
moved from Muskogee to Clnromore
whvre il will l In session for some
tlnirf taking ovldeno and hearing
cases In regsnl to possession of allot-
ments. Tills special court will bo In
Uio field for several weeks traveling
from plare to plnce as a matter of
conv. nlence lo the lndlnns who have
Ciisi'i that will como before It.
Vlnlta's gas well Is now down 300
fiet nnd cosing Is being put In to that
d. pth. This work will bo finished In a
day or two aftor which drilling will
proceed rapidly. It Is bollevod that
tho oil sand will be struck at a depth
of about 171 feet nnd gas. If there Is
nny about 100 foot deopor. Ho far thu
Jormntio!) has boon tho same as Unit
lif the Chelsea field; with tho oxcop-
don of tho coal volns. Vlnlta Chlof-
tnlit. T. T. Ilakor has purchased his part
ner's Interest In tho lloldenvlllo Times
nnd bus nssumod editorial charge of
Seven negro boodoggorH wore taken
from a box car nt Vlnlta one day this
week by doputy marshals. Thoy had
entered tho car at Parsons and had n
live-gallon ktg of whisky flvo gallons
nr.wln nnd twenty gallons of whisky
Tho South McAlester Capital end-
mules that Sautlf M'cAlestor has ex-
pended i5500 for nmuscmonts since
SopWmhcr 1 1005 nnd that tho. out.
lay for die year will reach J75.O0U.
This Is nbout $.'G0 for every Inhabi-
tant nnd Is nbout (wlco tho nmount
sppnt for tho support of tho clly gov
eminent tho city schools nnd tho thir-
teen chtirche.i. .'
Ovtr $1500 hns been subscribed by
the peoplo cr Sulphur to drill another
well In the honrt or tho c'ty and bids
are now being received for tho work.
The Dnpont I'owdor company will
erect n powder factory mi Hoavor
Cre'l nbout five miles west of WIN
burton. About 1000 ncres or land will
bo required nnd $500000 will bo ex-
pended on Iho pfnnt.
A proportion from Andrew Carne-
Rki to rIvo $10000 for a freo public
library has bcon nccepted by thoi
South McAlester council nnd ns per!
terms or tho proposition. 11000 per
annum voted for Its mnlntalnanco.
Tho long drawn out contobt over tho
fclcctlon of a member of tho Chero-
keo hchool board hns boon docldul by
Iho appointment of MIhs Cnrlotta Ar-
chr of Pryor Creole Hor appointment
hnH hern authorized by tho department
of tho Interior nnd F. Parks of vmjta
who whs Riven tho position by tho
rump t:norokoo council has been
8AY8 OWEN OWES HIM.
Wealthy Indian Sued for (12500 Al-
leged 0Srrow co Money.
Muskojioe I. T. Mardt 31. obri
I Owen of this city was mado dJ-
fendant In a suit filed In tlfo United
Statcn co:irt here yl-slordny in which
lolin S. llllby asks Judgment for $12-
OX) whkli ht claims Is duo him from
Owen. Ho alleges diat ho lo'anod
Owen that nniount to uso In conduct-
ing; the buslnots of the Indian Land
j and Trust company nnd dial tho I at-
tor ha not paid it back although tn'.'
I money Is past due. Tho company hns
"been engaged In tensing lands from
the lndlnns. Mr. Owen Is a pron.t-
neiit Churokco Indian attorney of tlu
territory. Ho wns prominently Identi-
fied with the Seo..)' nh movement
last summer tind U csw of thj
wcNlthlrMt men of Indian blood In
nobort I Owen was ono timo f.ilt-
pd Slates Indlnn ngent for th terri-
tory nnd Is loader of tho prohibition-
ist movement for tho Indian Terri-
tory llllby Is a wealthy old Missouri
farmer who Intcly moved to Musko-
gee nnd went In tho land business
Fire at Midland.
Our; nolehlwrlng town Midland ten
tulles northeast of Itoff wns visited
on last Wednesday night by the most
disastrous fire during Its history nnd
almost tho entlro city wns swept by
tho Mamcs which woro uncontrolla-
ble. ' .
It was about 12 o'clock when tho
conflagration was discovered and it
wns undor. such headway and so few
men could be gotten togothor that It
was almost useless to nttompt to
check It nnd effoit.i were directed
towards saving goods but with Ut-
ile Vuccrs. Tho entire row or build-
Inirs. all frnmo togothor with their
contents wcro destroyed. Tho hoavy
long & Cnrletou general morehnn-
cits" nbout J50u0. Tho firm had Just
received a largo nhlpmont of now
.1. S Jonos & Co. general merchan-
W. M."Klandards general merchan-
Jonas & Co. drugs loss unknown.
Woodmen nnd Odd Fellows' hnlls
baiber shop nnd Bovcral smaller es-
tablishments. Wo nro luformod that leading firms
will begin their business agnln as
soon as they can got In new goods.
Tho origin of tho Ire Is unknown.
AT R. A. JONES
Becomes a National Dank.
Washington March 31. Tho comp-
troller of currency today npproved
dio conversion of the Farmers' Stato
IJnnk or Nowklrk Okla. Into tho Far
mers National Dank of Nowklrk with
Genera! Ilraut Kirk of Oklahoma is
to hnvo a unliiuo staff nt tho nunlon
of Conrederuto vctornns at New Or
leans. Chief Quanah Parker Chief
l one Wolf nnd J. IMson Carroll tho
champion cattle roper have rccelvod.
appointments nnd they with many
young men or note will paitlelpnto In
the hani buttles at Now Orlenns The
Interest taken in tho jeunlon by tho
two territories Is Indlvatlvo Unit much;
f their population Is from thn "Simntf
Tho Sliawnco Herald advertises for
"political Inrormatlon." Apply to your
Tho Bccrotary or th'o Interior W ad-
vertising for proposals for tho con-
struction of fifteen ateef highway
bridges In Comanche county Oklaho-
ma particulars may be obtained from
Charles K. Gordon Knglnoot Gnrdou
City Kansas nnd the bids will bi
opened nt Garden City on April 2fi.
New line of nobby neckwear for
Easter wear at
1-2 D. J. TllBAnWBUVS &
The Dally Trasjedy
New York March 31. James
Ahearne. a cabman shot and klllod
James Dlack an upholster In his lint
today and probably fatally wounded
Mnry Wood niuck'a house-keeper'
dim shot himself dying soon Mury
Woods left Ahearn for Illnck.
There Is no perftimo quite so sails
fylng nB Thdmn. It's a dellghtrul
odor rich dnlntv nnd lasting. Prlco
CO cents an ounco.
1-0 F. J. It AM SKY l)rugls.
Will Resume Dipping of Cattle.
Oklahoma City Okla. Mar 31 - -D;1.
I- J- Allen fodo al I u stock Innpee-
tor said today that the dipping of
cattle to. be admitted Into the Osngo
Kraslnir country would bo commenced
wnictlmo' next week." Th's will ap-
ply to cattle coming from Texas and
Infected regions of Oklahoma. Dr.
Allon predicts that there will bo
about twlco ns 'many sent Into dio
urassiug country this year rts lnsf Now
d'pplng vnti have- bcon erected by
the Midland Valley road In tho Indlau
Territory which will nfford the handl-
ing of more cattle than last year If or
tho first tlmo the federal government
ljas given Inspection In the Indian
Torr'toiy In tho region covcrcl by
dls'rlcts I. 2 3. l and R In tho Cher-'
okeo nation. Dr. Ralph Graham who
hss mndo his hUidquartors In this
city bus been transferred
and pfaced In churgo of this district. '
Our fancy cold drinks nre jvltllout
an equul LON FIUMB. 1.-2
FOR THE AStSnCS
Sweet Pea Seed
rj U1r k vUf UIU nt f t
ft I sxkftgt 9t ClUfsUKtlfl Vft hsl Kfesj
THE CALIFORNIA PERFUMER
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Dratfi and Jewtly-
Reserve Your Seats NOW
FOR THE '
Indications Are no Dill Will bs Passed
.at Pressnt Session.
Washington March 20. Canal leg-
Isludon nt tho preaeiTt session of con-
gress is regarded ns extremely Im-
probable oven by members of tho sen-
nto committee which for two montns
lrtivo bcon meeting nenrly ovory day
fo invcstlgntu tho conditions on die
Isthmus of Vnnama and projaro It-
self to report a bill. Hovornl weeks
ngo It wns decided to postpeno tem-
porarily the Investigation of the crit-
icisms that hail been mado against
tho management of canal affairs and
devoto th'o tlmo to tho discussion cf
tho typo of canal to bo constructed.
Tho Commlsslonshlp Ib divided on this
subjtct nnd thorn Is no Indication that
tho witnesses called nnd tho testimony
taken has tended toward harmonizing
tho views of tho m'embera.
1 In view of the fact that tho House
I committee on lutorstato nnd foreign
cemmorco nro not Inclined to accept
tho testimony taken by tho senate It
' Is believed the houso will not bo ready
for several weeks to tako up canal leg-
Ulatlou. This adds to tho probabil-
ity that very title will bo dono at tho
present session of congress and tho
president and Canal commission will
ti loft rrco to cxorclso their own
Judgment as to the typo of canal to be
built In which event the lock lovi?l
typo will bo adopted. ' v
It Is generally believed tho send-
tuent In congress Is largely In favor of
building dio waterway by contracL It
has boon suggested that congress by
a Joint resolution may tako action In
this regard If a canal bill can not bV
Get In lino nnd got good scats for
'he nilts' .Minstrels. Tomorrow nlghL
wish to iinuounco to tlio Kuncrnl public that
through a" fortunate clmnco our Mr. 'Saw '
while in New York secured a complete stock of gen-
oral merchandise bought for a Sixth Avenue storo
by a Mr. Phillips. This party bought these goods
Vrtth tho intention of opening hfs business TAprll i
100G und loused tho building through a real estate
concern. Unfortunate for Mr. Phillips tho building
was listed with another roal estate lirm and after
purchasing his goods and having a portion of these
dclivcred-iato tho building it was discovered that
another party had a prior lease by one day and he
was forced to throw his
New StocK of Goods
on tho-mnrkfit being nnabkt to secure another suit-
able location. Our Mr. Sass upon learning of tho
opportunity bought tho entire stock at a largo dis-
count. Theso goods have never been taken out of
cases.and.are arriving in Ardmoro dailyilhoIT
pors will have an opportunity to goods. ut prices
that will astonish them.
Watch for the Advertisement of
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