The Daily Ardmoreite. (Ardmore, Indian Terr.), Vol. 13, No. 148, Ed. 1, Thursday, November 8, 1906 Page: 1 of 8
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THE OLDEST DAILY NEWSPAPER IN INDIAN TERRITORY ASSOCIATED PRESS REPORTS.
A RDM ORE I. T. THURSDAY EVENING NOVEMBER 8 !)()(.
AT r T M l ? n jl
J.1 vJ 1 II I'j u jO
' DELEGATES ELECTED.
DEMOCRATS HAVE ALMOST
All But On District Have Reported
Result In No. 111 Is Close Owing
to Heavy Negro Vote Contest
In No. 71.
Oklahoma City. Okla. Nov. $
With nil districts reported but one
.No. 3 the Democrats will havo com
ploto control of the convention which
will write tho constitution for the
ijyw Bt.it Somo apprehension is
felt as to district 111 ns full return
are not at hand from the precincts
of that district In which nro locatui
tho heavy negro settlements and
which may throw victory to McClure
tho Republican candidate. " Prom re
turns received however Uerndon the
Democratic nominee has a majority
There Is a contest In one district
and the Domocrntlc strength may fl
nally reach 100. The candldato Is dis
trlct 3 from which no report Is nt
hand are B. H. Williams of Stock
holm Democrat; and T. A. Solbort
Candidates for Office.
Oklahoma City Ok. Nov. 8. The
announcement was made hero last
night that Chairman Jcsso Dunn will
nsk for onu pf the flvo places on the
Judicial bench of Oklahoma.
J. II. Monefec treasurer of tho con
tral committee has announced his
candidacy for state treasurer.
Celebrate at Muskogee.
Muskogee I. T Nov. S. Thu Dcm
ocrnta held n big parado and cole-
bratlon hero last night occasioned
by the victory throughout tho now
Mill Creek for Weaver.
Mill Creek I. T. Nov. 7 Carlton
Weaver Democrat received an-over
whelming majority nt tnla precinct
.In yesterday's election. Thero was not
much Interest shown but genornl
satisfaction as to tho now method of
conducting elections under tho Okla
Hughes for Presiding Officer.
Oklanoma City. Ok.. Nov. 8. At a
conferenco of tho Democrats her
yesterday It was decltleu to support
W. C. Hughes of Oklahoma City for
tho position of presiding officer In
tho constitutional convention.
Lee Wins In No. 110.
Hugo 1. T. Nov 7. With two pre-
cincts unheard from Leo Democrat
has carried 110th district b a plu-
rality of 255. The other two preclncttf
will Increase his plurality. A yery
light voto was polled all over the
district especially in tho country
precincts where tho farmers refused
to drive long distances to vote. This
district was outrageously gerryiiinit-
dered In the laying off of election
precincts they being 'irrnnpoJ that
In the largo negro settlements
while whlto Democratic farmers had
to In many instances drive 15 miles
to vote. Tho Republican candidate
was J. W. Everldge of 0 :nt. J. W.
Ualrd Populist also ran but he gtt
less than 100 votes. Tho total was
In District 111 with threo pre-
cincts out McCluro Republican has
a majority of CI over Horndon Dem-
ocrat. Tho throe precincts will prob-
nbly bo Republican. This Is proba-
bly tho heaviest negro dltstrlnct ln
tho now state.
V. A. Durant Is Applicant.
W. A. Durant the Choctnw Indian
who devoted a great deal of time to
the Interests of tho Democratic cam-
paign has made application for the
position of sergeant at arms of the
constitutional convention. Mr. Durant
lives at Durant and has been promi-
nent In tho affairs of his tribe for a
number of years. Many of io dero-
gates will feel under obligations for
the Indian's support of tho Democratic
nominees and Mr. Durant stands a
good showing to' land the plum which
Why buy a cat In a sack at our
exhibit next week wo will show you
a Majestic in actual operation. '
1-7 RIVENS. CORHN & FRENSLEY
2 Fred G. Traccy (dem)
4 H. O. Corey (rep) elect
-llllby (dom) elocted.
-Jobu O. Majors (dcm)
W. Wood (dem)
F. Hendricks (dcin)
15 Roao (dom) elected.
1C King (dem) elected.
17 Johnson (dem) elect
Barry (dem) clooted.
-Nowell (dem) elect-
Tho following Is tho result by ills
trlcts of those which havo been heard
District 1. T. O. James (dem)
District C E. O. VcCauco (dem
District 0 D. O. Harned
District 10 W
District 11 Puttman (dem) elect
District 12 J. A. Aldeiiiou (dcm)
District 13 Mooro (dem) olected
District 14 A. II. Ellis (dem)
District 20 J. E. Hater (rop) elect
District 21 Houston (rop)
District 22 Sandlln (dni).
District 23 Wyatt (dem)
.District 24 W. L. Holton
District 25 Asp (rop) elected
District 2C Wayno Jenkins (rep)
District' 27 Hunt (dem) elected
District 28 W. C. Hughes (dem)
District 29 John U Mitch (dem)
District 33 Cloud (dem) elected
District 34 J. S. Buchanan (dcm)
District 35 J. K. Martin (deni)
District 3C Cnrney (dcm) elected.
District 37 M. J. Kan'o (dem)
District 3S T. D. Rico (dem) ejec
District 39 C. C. Fisher (dem)
District 40 Kccly (dera) elected.
District 41 Chas B. Dowers (dem)
District 42 Tenner
District 43 David
District 44 Decring
45 B. Harrison
30 S. M. Ramsey (dem)
-Maxey (uni) elected.
-Llttlojohii (dem) o'.oc-
J. Caml'M (dem)
E. Bunks (dem)
District 4C F.
District 48 J J.
District 49 Luko
District 50 W.
District' 51 W
District 52 Tash (dom) elected.
District 53 W. H. E-lley (dem)
District 54 .1. M. Cnrr (Jsm) elio
District 55 Tucker (dom) elected.
Dls'trlct 5(5 J. J. Qua-le (dem)
and John Leahy (dem) elocted.
District 57 J. J. Curl (dem) elect
District 53 W. D. Humphruys
District 59 W. II. Kornegay (dem)
District 60 D. I'. Willis (dem)
District CI W. Swartz (dcm) elec
District C2 Copoland (dom) elect
District C3 J. K. Hill (dem) elect
District C4 Rogers (dcm) elect
District 65 Langley idem) elect
District CO Edmonson' (dem) elec
ted. . .
District 67 J. IL N.. Cobb . (ccp)
elected. . s . A .
District -GS-'N olsom.. (dom)eloct-
District C9 Dalton (dem) elected.
District 70 A. L. Hanson (dem)
District 71 Hurrls (dem) elected
District 72 A. O. Wy-ly idem) elec
District 73 C. W. Hoard (dem)
District 74 W. A. Cain (rep) clec
District 75 Hopkins (rep) elected
District 7C Haskell (dcm) elect-
District 77 O. H. I. Bowen (dem)
District 7S W. N. Llttlcjohn (dcm)
District 79 W. B. Hudson (rep)
District 80 H. O. Quln (dcm) elect
District 81 J. A. Baker (dem)
District 82 Messenger (dcm) olec
District 83 Licdtker (dem) clo't
District S4 D. M. Faulkner (dem)
District 85 S. I. Hayes (dom) elec
District 80 C. 3. McCain (dem)
District 87 C. Weaver (dom) olo.j
District 88 Ben V. Harrison (dem)
District 89 Jamos I. Wood (dcm)
District 90 Pcto Hanraty (dcm I
District 91 Gardner (dem) elected
District 92 E. T. Sorrels (dem)
District 93 R. J. Allen (dcm) e'ec
District 94 Miles Lasater (dem)
District 95 Stowo (Ind) elected.
District 9C Leeper (dem) oloou-d.
District 97 Williams (dem) elect
District 98 Cochran (dem) elect
District 99 Lattlmcr (dem) elect
District 100 W. T. Hendricks (dom)
District 101 Cham Jones (dem)
District 102 1. J. Akora (dem)
District 103 W. A. Lcdbitur
District 104 Murray (dem) eloct
District 105 Chambers (dem) clec-
District 106 J. C Gnham (dem)
District 107 Geo. A. Hcnshuw
District 108 R. I. Williams (dem)
District 109 Caleo E. Pnrker (dom)
District 110 K. Leo (dem) olected.
District 111 S. J. Herndon (dem)
YOAKUM IS CHAIRMAN.
Now Heads Rock Island Dard of
By Associated Press.
New lork Nov. 8. Tho directors
of tho Rock Island today elected B.
F. Yoakum ns chairman of tho
board succeeding Daniel G. Reld.
Crummer's Strong Resentment.
Topeka Has. Nov. S. Republican
Chairman Cummer this afternoon
gavo out tho following statement:
Tho intimation on tho part of
somo of tho Democratic press that
Republican leadens were trying to
mako changes In tho returns Is a de-
liberate and malicious falsehood. We
havo nothing to cover up. Our fight
hub boon In tho open. Wo havo won
anil shall see to It that no attempt
la made to steal tho victory from us."
Indictments Against Railroads.
By Associated Proas.
Minneapolis Nov. 8. Indictments
wero returned today by tho special
federal grand Jury which has been In-
vestigating tho allegations of freight
robntes. In tho case of tho railroads
'Indictments wero obtained on one
hundred and forty-seven counts. Tho
minimum penalty for conviction In
such casc3 Is ono thousand dollars'
and tho maximum two thousand do!-
F. C. Tucker of Alvln I. Tr arrived
In the city 'today t6 'visit with his
brother f K. C Tucker. Mr" Tucker
is en jouto to.. New Mexico and will
roinnln there onlya fow days. '
Subscribe for Tho Ardmorelto.
DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATE HAS A
Republicans Howsvtr1 Claim Bruce
Will Win llockham Wins In Ken-
tuckylow and Indiana Send
Uy Associated res.
New York Nov. S. With eight
counties mill to be heard from L. S.
Chnnler. Democratic and Independ-
ence league candidate for lieutenant
governor has a lead over M. L. Bruce
Republican of 14291.
The Republicans however claim
tlfb final count will show a majority
Kansas Still In Doubt.
By Anuoclated Press.
Topeka. Kan. Nor. 8. Today both
Republicans and Democrats are still
claiming tho flection of their candi-
dates for governor. Chairman Crum-
mer of the Republican committee
claims the re-election of Hock over
Harris Democrat by four thousand.
Crummer based his claim upon re-
turns from all counties In the satte
aavo nine which ho assorted were
verified. He estimated Hoch's elec-
tion by 4.129 votes. Tho nlno missing
counties. Stevens Stanton Stafford
Ness Norton. Meade Hamilton and
Grant two yearn ago gave Hoch a
plurality of "13.
Chairman Ryan of .tho Democratic
stnto committee said: "Harris Is un
doubtedly elected governor of Kansas
by 2000. I do not care to give my
Ogures Tjy counties but tho official
returns will undoubtedly show my es-
timate to be correct. We havo our
men watching polls over the Htuto
nnd don't propose to bo counted out."
Hnrrls said the result Is so close that
It will take the otllclal count to decide
tho mattor. Ho declared that ho be
lieved his chances wero as good as
Overmeyer Faars Fraud.
By Associated Presd.
Topeka Kan. Nov. 8. David Over
meyer Democratic candldato for at-
torney general Is today quoted in an
interview as saying: "I bollevo Harris
has received sufficient votes to elect
him. nnd that every possible effort
Is being made t6 count him out. I
havo Information which I bellovo to
bo rellablo that tho samo handy mon
who manipulated ballots roforo have
boon nt work ngaln. ' Men with car-
pet bags" full of mnrked tickets left
Topeka Tuesday night."
DEMOCRATS WILL JOLLIFY.
A Torchlight Procession Will De Giv-
en and Speeches Made.
The Democrats of the city and tin
surrounding towns nnd country
about will hold a Jollification mot-
Ing tomorrow night nt the sk.UIug
rink In honor of the victory of tho
party at the polls last Tuesday.
Prior to the spcaklnc a tnrcil hi
procession will be hold heade I by n
brass band and the streets of the
city will be paraded.
A number of notable speaker
have been secured among wlnm are
Hon. Leo Cruco and Delegate V A.
No Democrat wants to mis tho
treaL The speakers will tell )ou of
how the trlek was turned last Tues-
day In a manner that will br'ny Juy
to the hearts of tho most enthiiHins-
INDIANS RECEIVE PAYMENT.
Labor of Paying Per Capita Tax
Finished This Afternoon.
The Chickasaw-Choctaw paying par-
ty closed tho payment to tho I lull huh
In Ardmore this arteruoon. The par-
ty will leave Friday for Marietta
where It will begin the payment of
Indiana In that district.
The paying party which Is trav-
ellng orer the Chickasaw and Choc-
taw Nations making the per capita
payment of $35 to each Chickasaw
and Choctaw Indian arrived lu Ard-
more Friday the 2nd. and have
been hero since that time. Tho lat-
est figures obtainable were that 1050
Indians had drawn their pay In Ard-
moro during the slop of the party In
the city. This number of Indians at
$35 each makes $30750 paid out dur-
ing the week. Mr. WIso stated that
the amount will easily reach $10000
before thu rolls close at six o'clock
The party will bu nt Marietta for
threo days nnd from there will vis-
It Davis. Purcell and Pauls Valley
nnd points north.
Tho work of paying tho Indlnn will
last about three weeks longer.
PASSENGER TRAIN CRASHES IN-
TO CARRIAGE AT LAWTON.
One Msn'Dead Another Fatally In-
Jured and Others Dadly Hurt.
Cauiod by Blind Crossing on
GEORGE K. FARROT KILLS H.
ALDRICK AT DATON ROUGE.
Were Lifelong Associates Farrot
Will Not Talk Only to Say He Had
"Sufficient Cause" Is Now In
Deckham to Senate..
Louisville Ky. Nov. 8. With al
most complcto returns at hand Gov
Beckham has defeated Senator Mc
Creary for tho nomination for United
States senator by about 4000.
Democratic Congressman from Iowa.
Des Moines la. Nov. 8. Tracey nnd
Hamilton. Domocrntlc candidates from
the First nnd Sixth districts respect-
vely havo evidently been elected.
The Democrnts concede tho election
of Cummlngs Republican for gover
nor by 5000.
Two Congressmen In Indiana.
Indianapolis Ind. Nov. 8. Returns
Indicate the election of tho state Re
publican ticket by 30000 majority.
The Domocrats gained two congress-
mon. tho Eight nnd Eleventh districts.
Result In New Hampshire.
Concord N. !!. Nov. 8. The result
n New Hampshire Is bo close that It
will bo necessary for tho legislature
select a govornor. Thero wns a
big Republican loss. At present tho
count shows Floyd (re"p) 39040; Jame-
son (dem) 37.138; Borry (pro) 1.568
scattering 1.600. This will not glvo
Floyd a majority.
Negro Voted lllegilly.
Georgo Gnlns a nogro charged with
Illegally voting In tho lato election
In tho Marietta district was brought
to Ardmoro today'. Tho defendant
made bond In tho sum of $300. His
arrest was mado from tho fact that
o Is said to havo served a term In
the Fort Loavdnworth penitentiary
n a charge of assault. This Is- the
first arrest to bo mado In tho rioutu'-'
orn district on this charge.
By Associated Prccj.
Baton Rouge La. Nov. S. Tho cause
of one of tho most dramatic shootings
of Louisiana's recent history when
Judge Georgo K. Favrot last night
killed his lifelong associate. Dr. H. E.
Aldrlck la still unknown today.
Aldrlck's friends offer no explana-
tion and Favrot after spending the
night lu Jail said nothing to supple-
ment his explanation made Immediate-
ly after tho shooting to tho effect
that ho had "siiltlcldnt cause."
Favrot has Just been elected Demo-
cratic congressman for this district.
He la ono of tho most brilliant young
men In tho ststo.
Hundreds of persons wero noar the
scene of tho shooting but none knew
what had passed between tho two
men. Jndgo Favrot refused to talk
beyond letting It bo known that tho
matter was a private quarrel.
The shot was fired opposite tho Iss
trouma Hotel out of which a crowd
of society women waa pouring Among
theso women wore the mothor and
sister of Gen. Favrot.
Lawton Ok. Nov. 7. A fatal accl-
dent occurred yesterday afternoon it
R crossing on tho Frisco railroad Jm-t
west of the Red Store north of this
city. During the n'tornoon a ca.r'age
containing John M. Young. I a.ii.oi
M. Kay Wm. WVlhi nnd Dr. I. E.
Stryker left this city for the votn.i
booth at tlit Red Sio-e nt which point
the uitera of Lawton towDi!iIy vvio
voting. When the purty sta'led to ro-
turn John Young did not ttart :.nck
with them but lcnialn.M tt th- Rod
Store to look after 'I'ino pu'i'.tiol mnt-
The Kmtlemen were ai: rldliu- lu a
closed eiurlane. wHs doin? the liv
ing. The crossing of the Frlsv rail-
road at that point U t tdllid
I.... i t.i . . .
it urine uirougit a it';i !'.. i.-Olll
whence It in almojt imop.i.Mijto t' sco
a trnln approaching It m linpu?;ied
tho Frisco pasfcngcr train vai .uUi
yesterday afternoon nnd Just :ut tin
parties In tho carriage drove upon
the track nut! whllo tho cnrrlago was
still on the track the bolated passen-
ger train came rushing through the
cut nnd hit tho carriage smashing
It and throwing It clear off tho right
Tho train wa3 stopped as soon as
posnlblo and backed up to tho scono
where the unfortunate men wero pick-
ed up placet! on tho train and brought
to tho hoHpltnl Dr. Stryker to his or-
flco and Kay and Wells to t(holr
-Mr. Autrey never regained con-
sciousness nnd died nbout 7 o'clock
last night. Ho Icayes n wifo and eight
children two of his sons Iwlng com-
mercial men nnd nro both somewhero
Dr. Strykor'B injuries nro of n most
serious nnlure ho being Injured Inter-
nally. Tho doctors offor no words of
encouragement anil If ho lives It will
be n miracle. M. Kny nnd Wm. Wells
whllo considerably bruised nro not
supposed to be In a dangoroi3 condition.
Meet me at tho court house Satur-
day at the big dinner to be gl'en by
tho ladles of tho C. P. church. 8-2C
WILL DEGIN PROCEEDINGS
Embezzler In St. Louis Sub Treasury
Will De Discovered
jy Associated Press.
Wn3hlngton Nov. S. Tho depart-
ment of Justice Iiuh Issued Instruc-
tions to S. J. Lehman special coun
sel to I103I11 proceedings agnlnst tho
person or persona bollovetl to bo Im
plicated In tho recent embezzlement
uf 01500 from tho Biib-treasurj At
Castcllane Divorce Case.
By Associated Press.
Paris Nov. S Tho nrgumonts In
tho CastKllnno divorce case were con
cluded today "when the court adjourn-
ed for a week.
Griggs Wants a Southernor.
Washington Nov. 7. "I want to
say right now that I want n south-
ern man for the presidency In 1908"
said Hon. James M. Griggs chair-
man of the Democratic Congression-
al committee tonight.
"I am tired of having tho south
flying as tho tall to tho Democratic
kite. Vi'o are furnishing tho votes In
largest measuro and wo nro having
precious little to say In tho selection
of a ruler. It might bo that wo
should not select u ruler If wu Insis-
ted on naming ono of our men for'tho
presidency but wo would be standing
up for ourselves.
"I am for John Sharp Williams of
Mississippi for the Democratic nom-
ination In 1908 and I expect to stlrlc
to 1 1 1 111 until someone clso gets tti-j
FIRE IN CHINA.
More than On? Hundred .Buildings
Destroyed at Canton.
Uy Associated Press.
Hong Kong Nov. S. A dUputch
from Canton today reports a confla-
gration raging on tho rlvor side op-
posite European quarters on thu la-
land suburb of Pamcon. Thu Europo-
an scttlemont Is bald to bo lu 'dan-
ger. Already ono hundrod buildings
havo boon destroyed.
Indian Kill Youth.
Muskogee I. T. Nov. . S. Oscar
Ruthorford a young man living oast
qf 'Brokgn Arrow . was. kil'f.4 later-
day ovenlng by an Indian wL'i u
scantling. '" . "' t" -
Tho Indjan was arrogQd.i but tho ;
coronor not knowing the seriousness
oj.tho scrape told him to go honi.v
I to disappeared and can not do-iouuu.
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