The Daily Ardmoreite. (Ardmore, Indian Terr.), Vol. 13, No. 181, Ed. 1, Monday, December 17, 1906 Page: 1 of 8
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THE OLDEST DAILY NEWSPAPER IN INDIAN TERRITORY ASSOCIATED PRESS REPORTS ALL THE LOCAL NEWV'EIRT.
w & iff
Your husband or lientlc-
man friend will appreci-
ate "The Eldo" for Xmas
more than any other
cifiar Union made.
ThinH of "The Eldo" the
home-made Cifjar when
purchaiinii for Christmas.
For sale at ..11 Ciji ar
stores. Uniou made.
AHDMOIM' I.T. MONDAY KVKMN(i 1)K( KM liKR 17 1!H)i5.
ENGLAND AND GERMANY ARE
WATCHING THE OUTCOME.
Expect a Clath De:een the Two Na-
"tlons Now In Supremacy The
Entire Mattir is Re"y Foreign
to the Will of Either.
llerlln. Dee. 16. The relation be-
tweon the United Stutes and Japan
... ....-.. Umirv Interest i cotn
B-avernment nail diplomatic circle
here. Hmperor William discussed the
question with several person ro-
cenlly anil Is thoroughly Informed
regarding l'realilent ltoosevelf per-
sonal view on the subject. It U bo-
lloveil Itussln's more resolute atl1'
tti.lo against nJiian's request for
irailo ami colonisation right on the
Amur river anil In Blliorln nnd for
fishery privilege on the adjacent
coast l imrtly rtua to tho discussion
of tho California school question be-
tween the United Statoa and Japan.
The HtwilHit foreign olheo tin boon
subjected to steady diplomatic pros-
sure on the part of Japan In an effort
to obtain these rights. The result Is
that the Idea has been created at tho
Huislan foreign office that alpan
might inako her ambitions an occn-
alon for a renewal of war witn iiw-
sla. This Idea pervaded the convoran
tlons which the Huialan foreign mln
liter. M. Iswclsky had with the gov-
ornment oinclals nnd other whom ho
met heio on hi visit to llerlln six
Among Herman military nnd naval
nmr the possibility of a conflict
between the United States and Ja
pan has been quite freely discussed
and the professional views appear to
ngrcc that Japan would take tho l'hll
Ipplne and place upon the t'nlted
States the necessity of conducting
acres the l'acltlc prolonged ea and
land campaign which wtmld call
forth Immense expenditure against
great natural obstacles.
It was known bore In June that
the Hrltlsh admiralty had considered
theoretically tho iosslblllty of wnr
between Japan and the United State
as likely to occur within twenty-five
year and some Of the llrltUh tmval
men are reported to hnve expressed
the belief that the contest would oc-
cur within Ave year. In many caae
It 1 certain that several foreign of-
fice are at present making Inquiries
regarding the temper of the Japanese
and the government tot Japan.
THE MESSAGE ON PANAMA.
President Sends Same to congress
With Photographs of Work.
Washington. Dec. 17. The pres
ident's special message on the I'ann-
ma cnnal was laid before congreas
today. The construction work now In
progress Is fully described and mat
r..fiiiimieiiclatlona made for future
work on the canal. Numerous photo-
graphs taken by an official photogru-
phor were also oxhlblted.
DISASTER IS AVOIDED.
Train's Slow Sped In Ohio Prevents
Pnniin. Ohio. Dec. 1C The Met
that the Pennsylvania Limited east-
bound though an hour late ran
through the union yard slowly wa
the means of averting a disastrous
The Limited crashed Into a Wheel
Ing and Lake Krlo freight train at ...o
Junction In tho Canton yards derail
ing both engine and several cars.
Knglnrer John Hay and Fireman
Ceo. Nichols of tho freight wero
caiiRht In the debris of their demol-i-iinii
rncimi nnd are at the Anlt-
tiuiii Ho-pltnl at the pi Int of death.
No one else was hurt.
on land law;:
DEMANDS RADICAL AMENDMENT
OF DESERT LAND ACTS.
ViK.in-.iis and wrfll-iii rivets t
iiiitwItlmtarMlIng this the soldi. -i-there
had epldeniles ot (holera ellnw
Hmall ikik and many other dls-
ase. ami to many u i mere innt n
iM-came knoli a the i hnrnel pnt ot
the frontier Tills is the reason mere
nirh a la-re nntl. tial wtfrt ry
there. The ohl loan In beer ciosca
ti I by tho taw which force roads on
And Uraes Reoeal of Cr-mmuiauoi
Clause of Homestead Act Which
He Declares Now Turns Territo.
ry Into Speeuatlon
lly Associated l'rem.
Washington Dec. 17. The prcsl-
d 'tit today sent to congress a mesHdge
on the public land law In which he
stone acts demanded a radical amend-
stone cats demanded a radical amend-
ment of the desert land acts and
urged tho repeal of the commutation
clause of the homestead act all ot
which ho declared now serve to turn
the great tract of I a lid over to specu
To prevent a fraudulent acquisition
of public lands the president snld lie.
ha directed the secretary ot the Inte
rior to allow no patent to be Issued
for public land under any law until
by an examination on the ground ol
actual compliance with that taw It
has been found to exist. The presi-
dent believes there should be provis-
ion for teasing coal oil and gas right
under proper restriction. Power to
create national foreats by proclama-
tion should be extended to Indian
lands and the Indian to be paid full
value of the land thus taken. The
president recommend legislation
which will provide for government
control of public range through tho
department of agriculture to Insure
to each locality rules for grazing ape.
dally adapted to Its needs nnd to nu
thorite collection for reasonable grat
ing. He rny he will see that Illegal
fences are removed unlet congre
takes steps to legalize proper fencing
by the government control of tho
CANDIDATE FOB OOIWiSS
Durnham Gets Two Years.
Ily Associated 1'roM.
New York Dec. 17. Geo. llurn
ham. Jn general counsel for the
Mutual Reserve Life Insurance Co
l.e.'iitly convicted of larceny was to
il u 'iitenced to serve two years In
ihe Htate prison.
NAVAL PERSONNEL DILL.
President of Opinion That Present
Conditions Mutt Be Rectified.
lly Associated Pre.
Washington lec. it -The presiiK.
today sent to congre-s a message urg
ing the early musld. i itlon of the na
val personnel bill viylng should It
be enurted It will i nise officers to
reach tlu grade of taptaln at forty-
eight and that of admiral at fifty-
Ave. The bill ustatiliahes a. grade of
The president la flunly of tho opin
ion thai unless tho present condition
of a higher commissioned personnel
Is rectified by Judicious legislation
the future of our navy will lie great-
.nili marled from tho same place at
about the tame time. The dog showed
ip at hi master's home In Medfurd
tlher tired but not disfigured. He
priitmlily ttaveled the entire ZOO miles
without rest and anything to eat.
Report ef Committee on Expense of
Constitutional Convention Contest
ef Harrill and Harrlt Settled by
Withdrawal of Former.
PATRICK PLEADS FOR PARDON.
Report Published That Lawyer Sign-
ed Personal Letter.
New Ycrk Dec. IT lawyer Altiert
T. Patrick under i-entence for the
murder ot Millionaire itlce ha sign-
ed a petition to (lov. Hlggln. hogging
him to commuto the sentence to life
The final appeal to the governor
was signed by Patrick In the death
house. It I not btlleved that th'
document has been presented to tiov.
Hlgglns yet. Jchn T. Mllllken brother-in-law
cf Patrick who ha spent a
fortune to save his wife's brother
from n felon' death I tho one who
Insisted thnt Patrick should nsKcIem-
oncy. It Is lielleved that the governor
Insisted en a pcrstmnt letter of ap-
peal from Patrick.
Those whom I havo warned may
avoid extra trouble and cost iy pay-
ing their Mrcet tax at once to city
clerk. I). W. Iliiiclier collector. 17-3
tluthrle. Okln.. lVc. 17. The ex-
pense committee of the constitutional
convention today submitted a supple-
ment reiiort showing that the entire
ex pen He of tho ronventln nand two
elections would be $2tilSlH). A the
appropriation I only $uo00t thl
lea.es K deficit Of $1I6.00.
The contest of Harrlll v. Uarrl ol
Wagoner from the Seventy-first dis-
trict was withdrawn today by Harrlll
because he considered It for the licet
Interests of his party that too tnurli
time ahviutd not be taken up with
matter of that sort to tho exclusion
of other business.
Chairman .Moore of Ihe committee
tin federal relations reported out con
stitutional provision. Including the
six Item required by the eiiaollug
art to be Inserted In the constitution
for religious toleration and prohlh
ltttig iiolygamy. regulating the liquor
business In Indian Territory prohibit.
Ing restriction of suffrage regarding
Indian lands assumption of debt
and providing for free schools.
The same committer altv reimrttsl
out two resolutions referred to It
one declaring that tho United Slatea
constitution should bo nmended ro a
to provide for tho election ot United
State senator by popular vote and
tho other nskliiK nn amendment to
the United States constitution so that
nn Income tax could bo . Imposed
recommending that both ot them be
Tho consideration ot both vi-ola
Hon was positioned indefinitely.
Madden sella Toys for lens.
Hearst Coming Home.
cn of Mexico Dec. 17. A special
ili-!.ii'-h to the Herald from San Mix
ii. 1 Mlendo say that William Ilan-
. t . I ili Hearst and party left Gonzales
h's niurnlng In Mr. Hearfa car the
i . iistltutlon. Thoy are hound for
. .. .;. ... .;. !
POST OFFICE ROBBERY.
Burglars Go Through Post Office Safe
at Berwyri Last Night.
Ilerwn. I. T.. Dec. 17. -Tho safe ln
Hie post office here was blown open
Inst night by burglar. Postmaster
Tnlor at once sent word lo tho Unit-
ed Slates marshal's office at Ardmnro
and was Informed that Deputy J ti.
Havens would be dispatched to the
scene at once. No one ha boen al-
lowed to enter the building awaiting
the arrival of the officer. It ran lit
seen from tho outside that the whole
front of the safo door was blown open.
Mr. Taylor stated there waa about
$160 In the safe $111 In cash the
balance In postngo stnmps.
CONDITIONS ARE DESPERATE.
North Dakota Towns in Crltioal Stag?.
Schools and Factories Close.
lly Associated Press.
(Irainl Porks N I).. Dec. 17. Tho
fuel situation today present tho most
critical condition that ha exlited In
the history of tho stato. There I not
A town In the northern Imfl of the
stale In which coal can ho had except
In small prinllll6. In doteti of
places not a pound I to 13 had. In
some towns school nnd manufactur-
ing plant are closed.
DY WELLS-FARGO EXPRESS
Shipments of Uno Ino Uauto Mis-
tletoe Teetotal New State Long
Horn and Waukesha Put Un-
der She Ban by the Order
Tho following order relative to
receiving of territory licverase
ben received by all agent nn
Well-Kargn Kxprcss Compan
at point In the Indian Terrmr-.
at point out ot the terrllcrv f mo
where tlieso beverage are IIK. lj i )
The Issnnnco ot thl order Is la
connection with InvettlKatmns being
made by Special Liquor Inspector
with regard to stopping tho shlpemnt
of liquors Into the territory.
A copy tit till order wa received
by tho local agent Saturday night.
Disclosure by Dank Examiner
lly Associated Pro.
Pittsburg Pa. Doc. 17. In tho In-
formation made by a bank examiner
against Cushler J. II F. Klnehart ot
the Farmers' and Drover' National
bank last Wednesday dlscrepmicle
amounting to $950000 nro alleged
INDIAN CHIEFS IN EVIDENCE.
THIS WEEK AT
APPEALS TO PF EblDENT.
President National Coed Roads Asso-
ciation Makes a Requsst.
Muskogee 1. T. Dec. 18. Colonel
II. Moore psesldent of the Nation-
al ('.nod Jtoails association lias writ-
n to President Iloosevclt making
i peiMinai appeal to him for an up-
l imn nition ot $10000 by the present
i -leu to build a road from Fort
i in. Ho further tat thit he
ii) to Washington thlt winter
take up the matter personally
i be president and tho members
F. V. SKILLERN. M. D. M1LDURN. IND. TER.
Candidate for Congress in the Fourth C0n3reso0n.il District of Oklahoma
Ta lur 01'
Dr. F. W. Sl.llli 111 Is of Irihh de-
scent bis lather having been boin in
Ireland. His grandfather came to
America In nn early day und ontUted
tinder Audiow Jackson In the war ot
1S12. After tho successful ending of
the war he returned to Ireland and
married In that country. '
HI lovo for America brought him
buck to this country and he setttled a
Close neighbor to his Idolized and bo-
lovod general "Old Hickory."
Tho subject of this gketch wa born
In tho year U57i ho has beon trained
In tho school of democracy since hit
birth nnd has now voted nny other
ticket. He 1ms always taken an uc-
tlvo Interest In politics nnd In the
year 18FC declined to accept tho nom
(nation for congress In a Btrong dem
ocratle district In Tennessee.
Tho following Is n copy of tho letter
Committee Appointed to Memorialize
Congr.-ss for Funds.
Ily Associated Press.
(luthrlp Ok. Dec. 17. Quanah Par-
ker and chief of the Comanche. Ap-
J uehe nnd Ch -yennes appeared before
I lie convention today.
It Is reported the convention will
' Incur a deficiency of $125000 and a
I cimiinlitee has been appointed to mo-
jlni. rlHlIze congres to appropriate
HABEAS CORPUS REFUSED.
f Copyright I toolts tlint wero
I Sl.fiO.tliis wool: for.Sl 00
!jl Stttndnrtl Novels that wore
? 50c (attractive binding) j
Pniry Storii'santl Books for S
f-l.!1l.. 7.r mwl ; (U
UlllllliVUl .MV. ...u ' '
t Oxford and Baghtor Bibles ?
t on Pnr Tomt OiT
Judge Townsend Sustained Commis-
sioner Robnett In Placing Forshee
Doys and Battle Under a Peace
and Appearance Dond.
President's Daughter and Her
band In Auto Accident.
Washington Dec. lfi. Hupresentn
live and Sir. Nicholas Loiigworlh
were occupants ot an automobile
which ran Into tho station platform
at Clieve Chase 11 suburb today. Ho-
ytiiul n severe shaking up thoy wore
uninjured. The machine wns slight-
from fi. muni . 1 -t H
Teinich-1 ' lo .Indue V. II
Na-i'ivllle Tenn. Oct. :s. 1'JUO.
Hon. W. II. Illugham Tishomln
go I. T.
Dear Sir lteplylng to your of the
21sl of course I knew our friend Dr.
K. W. Sklllern very well In Tennessee
for ho wis a very nroinlncLt lomocrat
i.iul gentleman and a very able man
he could luve been sent to congress
if he had desired and ho It a man em-
inently suited for high responsibility
and rapnlile ot rendering oft-ictlve
service to your new stato. Your In
quiry lenvea me no room It I so de-
aired to escare taylnn tl at I know
of no irtn thoio who la his suponor
nd no iran stood higher In Tcinoss-
eo. Ho Ii first class congrostlonHl
timber and n y old Inend.
Yours very truly
IIODT. I. TAYI.OK
le the National Good Itoads us-
11 1.1' ion was In session at Muskogee
I'li'in.el Moore not out to the nation-
..I cemetery. It l two and a hulf
iiill.s from Fort Gibson. Tho road
U lirticttcally tmpassablo. Colonel
Miiore terms that piece of road a nu
tl.mnl disgrace and so told the presi-
dent. He says that while the natlonul
cemetery Itself ts well kept It Is so
hard to get to that tho grates ot the
hun-lnU of soldiers 'Is nere Ii un-
known graxes o f.ir is tho public Is
concerned and that It will never be
othorwlse until a road Is built. He
Oktlmatfs that $10000 will build a
roid from Poit C.IIkt. 10 the ceme-
tery made out cf tone an I .vll last
for centi rli s.
Fort dlbson ha long been aban
don M as n grverni.'-nt post tut It
was onco one of tho noted frontier
posts. ! wa? ot special impii-tance
durlns tbo civil wr period because
of rcth tho ml sns lh Confedotate
Eohllora nd hc fart that it was at
tho h-jj ot invlsatlcu and all tho
supplies for tho soldier nnd for tho
southwost were then brought by boat
up the Arkansas river and distributed
from tills point. Tho old fort Is on
a high hill ovei looking the (Iraiel
Toys and Dolls
At Reduced I'riccs
On tlio Way to the Postoffice
IS ECONOMY A FACTOR
CHRISTMAS SHOPPING ?
Judge Townsend thl afternoon re-
fused the writ of haliea corpus sued
out by Hrl) and Jonas Forshee unit
Battle I.Iney who were recently ar
rested and placed in Jail on tho
charge of Introducing whisky la the
Attorney Tumor sued out a writ of
habeas corpus before HI Honor
Jiidao Townsend. claiming that the
commissioner oxceedod hi authority
In placing tho defendants. Poraheo
' nnd Ilattlo under a peace In connec
tion with an appearanco bond.
District Attorney Octt. Walker
slated by Assistant District Attorney
Howard appeared for the govern-
ment. Judge Townsend sustained the ac-
tion of the commissioner on the
ground that the commlshinor com-
mitted an Injury to the government
and were about to tummlt further in-
juries. All of the defendant were returned
Mennonltes Move to Kansas.
Oklahoma City Dec. 16. The- Men
nonlto printing plant which ha been
malntulned at Medford Tor tho past
several year and from which nearly
all the literature and publications
have boen Issued for tho entire
church both In this and other coun
tries I being moved from .Medford
to llcl'lierson Kan. In foreign coun
tries t.ie name ot Medford Is per Imps
better known by reason of thl plant
than any tither Ol hihoma or Indian
Pavement Work Delayed.
Four teams ot mules and that many
wagon arrived In the city thl after-
noon over the Santa l'o from Port
Worth. Thoy are the property of the
McQuatters Plumbing and Machine
company and have lieou shipped here
to be used In making preparation
for paving the street of this city.
Tho teams hare been at work where
the ismo company J laying paving.
The streets t present are In no oou
dltlon for work to begin and It will
probably be some time before the
grading work for which the team
ami wagon are to lie used can be-gin.
Kansas City December 7th 190G.
Liquor Shipments Forbidden in the
(Jenernt Instructions Hulo nni
"Agents must decline to receive nn"
shipment of Intoxicating liquor nil
dressed to an Indian tr for cnnla
to an Indian Reservation.
The Federal law covering thlr sub-
ject I as follows:
Sec. 8. That any person whether
an Indian or otherwise who shall In
aald Territory manufacture sell give
away or In any manner or by nny
means furnish to nny one either for
himself or nnother nny vinous malt
tir fermented liquors medicated or
not or who shall carry or In any
manner have carried. Into said Terri-
tory any such liquors or drink or
who shall lie Interested III such man-
ufacture sale giving nway furnish-
ing to any one or carrying Into paid
Territory any such liquor or drlnk3
shall upon conviction thereof bo pun-
ished by a fine not nxoeedlng flvo
hundred dollar and by Imprisonment
for not les than ono month nor mora
than flvo years.
Agent are advised that tho pass-
age by Congress and the approval by
tho President of the "Statehood lltlt
admitting Oklahoma and Indian Ter
ritory as a state does not nnnul tho
Federal law prohibiting shipments at
Intoxicating liquors Into Indian Ter
livery employe of thl company Is
expected and required to comply with
this law and agent will refuse to
accept shipments of brewery prod-
uct known as Nontox Uno lno t au
to .MUlletoe Teujtotal New State
Long Horn Waukesha as well nj
any and all beverage ot wnnicv.r
name that are virions malt fermented
spirituous or Intoxicating.
It. A. WKI.I-S
RELIC OF AWFUL CRIME.
An olegant stag bundle carving set
makex a line present for Christines
Tarvor has thtm 7t'
Everything 'n Juwelry.
Silk Uni'ni lias.
Plated T utile Ware.
Stag Handled Carvers.
Hand Painted China.
SmokliiK H.ts. ntc Ktc.
DOG VENT 200 MILES.
Home-Coming Instinct of the Arrtmal
Oklahoma City Dec. 17. The home
coming Instinct of dogs was deniiip
strated thl week at Modtoril. !.at
week William HIgg and family made
the trip to Topeku Kan. overland. A
gr hound followed them from Mad
ford to a email town Just out of To-
peiui. Mc HIgg suddenly minted tho
dog and Immediately wrote lo frlendh
In Medford about It. Hut the dog
! showed up In the Oklahoma town be.
I foro tho letter t-.hough both appui
Charred Remains of Woman Found
Near Hazleton Pa.
Ily Associated Pre.
Haxletou. Pa.. Dec. 17. The chm- 1
remain of a young woman were funml
today on tho mountain between Ik 0
and Kberdale under the bod vt -
three barret hoop. It I bllevi 1 !
womau wa murdered and placed In a
keroieue soaked barrel and burned
The Identity of the woman could not
For chapped and cracked bands get
DoWltf Witch Haiel Salve. Sold by
Hoffman Drug Co. "
"I- -I--J- I- -I-
The Best Christmas Present
Is a scholarship in
SELVIDGE BUSINESS COLLEGE
The best equipped commer-
cial college 111 the Southwest.
From now until Dec. 25th a spe-
cial discount of .$5.00 will be made on
G. P. SELVIDGE President
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