The Daily Ardmoreite. (Ardmore, Indian Terr.), Vol. 13, No. 215, Ed. 1, Thursday, January 31, 1907 Page: 1 of 8
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THE OLDEST DAILY NEWSPAPER IN INDIAN TERMT0RY ASSOCIATED PRESS REPORTS ALL THE LOCAL NEWS FIRST.
CARL D. DAVIS
FRENCH DRY CLEANING'
I..V1HKS' AND (IK.ST8-I 1.0TIIIMI
I'hime ii Nut Dour lo llurtcn-ltl
Very Best Bread
... It Is Perfect.
volume n i 5''V. .
DRY GOODS CO.
BIGGER. BRIGHTER BETTER
0111 STORK CLOSED TODAY
PRKl'ARA l'ORY TO OVli
Big Reduction Sale
That Opens Friday Morning
Larrjest StocK in the itate Must He Reduced in 2 WccKs
Friday morning wo open our store under the new
management of Mr. Win. L. Costello with tlio Greatest
Bonnfide Bargain Event ovi r ollerud U any people at
any time una in any city.
We pr-ipov? to irivi! Ardmnrc and itspeop'oa Depart-
ment Store of which you will br prowl. After tliisGreat
Reduction Sale w- will coiniii"ti't! to iv arrange and ov-
othaul our entire -.tore and with at least $:0()i)0 worth
of Surplus St icks we pioii()M t. cive you an opuortuni-
ty to dinible the )iircliaintr power ot yo'ir money JSxt a
s.ilcpi'iii'li' ha e been I'lliploveii to enable us lo luill'l e
th" crowds that .v. II wit this Mile for it is a sul; bis d
ul)M utely on the Fower of Prices. Nothing start. inx
notliingsens.itioii.il b it a gen nne hugum upportuniiy
Vi-i' our st ire Kndav : visit our htorc every iLu dur-
ing this sale as we will place on sale each day different
lots of merchandise as fist as we cm find the room.
See Uifi Ad on Page 2 Today.
Burton-Peel Dry Goods Co.
IN ARDMORE TO STAY
A hiir sOiipment of Art Sqnnrcw in Ax Minister
Hrnsspls Ininiin ami Cotton also big assortment
of Miiall Rttgs : : : : : : :
Nice Velvet R.igs 27.IS0 incln s .
Nice Moquot Rugs 30x72 inches.
To appreciate them to see them. I3ig assort-
ment Linoleum Oil Cloth Carpets and Matting.
Come and compare prices before buying. I have
also added to my utock the largest and nicest
stock of Wall Paper in t lie city. Get My Prices.
W. M. HILilS
122 Main Street
Church House Now Theater.
Lafayette Intl. Jan. 31. Tho o'.il
First KroBbyterluu church Vino of tlio
i.rst rellKlmiH edifices built In 1-ufny-utte.
1ih liven sold to tho Columbian
Amusement company uml Is now be-
lli!? transformed Into a theater at n
cost of $20000. Tho chiitjh lowur
lias glvn way to a handsome elec-
Irlct fivmt nml opera chairs nro be-
ing Installed In the nmlitorliim In
place of tho powB. Many of tho church
members of tho city Urnnd tho Balo
of the building for such a purpose as
a desecration but nono have como
forward with sufficient money to gavo
It for religious purposes.
NEGRO CUSTOM OFFICER.
President Considering Appointment of
Negro at Cincinnati.
Jiy Associated I'ross.
Washington Jan. 31. It .Is admit-
ted ut the White house that the presi-
dent has under consideration tho ali
pollltinent of ltalph Tyler a negro for of Maryland tevlewed whut lie term-
collector of custouiH at Cincinnati ei enu prt wl-lenf usurimtlon of gov-
but liu decision lias yet bon reach- ernmentnl functions nttt conferred on
ed. i him by the constitution."
r.'srt tr t ' s xim t mzssnrarv &;.
Theatrical Trutt Indicted.
Ilv Associated 1'ress.
New York Jan. 31. The Brand Ju
ry today returned In Indictment
against tho go-called theatrical trust
charging conspiracy ami restraint of
FAVOR LEUPP'S PLAN.
Ill to Place Indian Lands In Hands
Wnshlngton D. C Jan. 31. Chair-
man Sherman today Introduced n hill
to incorporate a company to no Kiiuwn
as tho Choctaw and Chickasaw Coal
nnd Asphalt Land Co. which company
proposes to take over the manage-
ment of the segregated evial lands ot
the Choctaw and Chickasaw nations
as recomniond'-'d hy Commissioner
Reviews President's Action.
Wnshlngton Jan 31. In a speech
In tho senate todav Senator Ravnnr
CA9TELLANE CASE OF THE
WOMAN SECURES DIVORCE
woman seclures divorce
Rich Irish Woman's Drlef Married
Venfiire With French Adventurer
and Gambler Spent Money
SPka. Alaska. .Inn. SI. Kraut Daw-
son comes the news that the "Count
ess t mines irsnoon carbonneau
has secured a divorce from her "ti
tled" husband nnd resumed the name
of Mrs. Mnlhoney the cognomen by
which she was first known In the
mliiliiK enmpH of the f rot en north-
land. I.Ike many other similar nl-
l!iticis. Mm. f.fulrisinoy' marriage
with the "count" turned out badly.
Mi-i. MulroOney In a woman of am-
ple figure and pronounced Irish char-
actirlstlca. She was the flrat wom-
an to brave tho perils of the artltioua
trip to Dawson. Arriving; there alio
established a road house nnd be-
riune prosperous. I-ator she took a
claim on tho llonantn and woke up
one chilly morning to find liorself
wealthy llor claim wan "lousy wl'h
gold." ns ono of tho minora oxprossed
It. nnd netted her more than $300-
000. Then appeared upon the sceno the
"Count" Charles Kt Cetera Carbon-
neau lioslng ag a Krench noblemnn
of the bluest blood. In reality an nil-
venturer and a gambler. Carbonnenu
bad come to the Klondike In search
of sold but the utronuoiis ways of the
pick nnd prospecting pan woro not
for him. Tho wooing of a wealthy
willow was more to his liking nnd lit
pursued Mrs. Mulroouey with nssldtt-
una nrdor. Ilnndsomo polite nnd hu-
nve. the bogus nobleman took the
heart of the Irishwoman by storm.
Sifely married the courtly ntten-
dons of tho "count" censed. Ho was
concerned only with tho fortune
which ho proceeded to dissipate In a
lavish manner. At a tremendous ex-
pense lie brought to Dawson the first
nutomobllo ever seen there. Suffic-
ient champagne to supply the de-
mands of the enriched Krcnchmnn
could not be secured In all Dawson.
Once a card sharper ho lost thous-
ands of dollars over the gaming ta-
rdea. Kor a time he was a full fledged
.Do Caslellano of tho Klondike.
The lime cnnio. however when the
"countess" decided thnt enough was
fnoiiRli ev ui of tho eccentricities of
a noldo husband. The nieteoilc career
of the "count" nB a high roller camo
suddenly to an end. In vain ho sulk-
ed pleaded and threatened. Tho wo
man remained firm and pulled tho
purse strings tighter. Then tho
"count" In high dudgeon left tho
Klondike and has not since been heard
from. Tho Countew do Carbonnenu
by a decree of tho courts Is again
tho Willow Mulrooiioy nnd Is now
living In Domo City near Kalrbanks.
Columbus O. Jan.
31. Thero Is
much excitement nt tho barracks here
because of an order Issued by Colonel
K. K. C.Ienn commandant at tho bar-
racks heroio ho left mr Toxa today
to defend Major Penrose In the
llrowiiBVlllo court martial ordering
Catholic soldiers to attend services
Some of tho men declare that thoy will
mutiny and It Is probable that the
matter will bo taken up by tho war
Tho order says that "Tho Catholic
non-cominlssloned officers will inarch
tho men to and from church and see
that order Is preserved during tho ser-
Sapulpa's Dally Newspaper.
Tulsa I. Ti Jan. 30. Tho 8apulpa
Dally Democrat mado Its advent to-
day. It will bo nn afternoon papet
for Sapulpa which recently was des-
ignated tho county seat ot Moman
1. T.. TIUUSDAY UVKNIMJ JAMW!Y
MAKERS OF A
SIXTY DAYS ALLOWED UY CON
CRESS EXPIRED TODAY.
NEED THIRTY DAYS MORE
Delegates Have Deen Constantly at
Work Since November 20 Except
for Holiday Recess Negro Ques-
tion Is Paramount.
OiilhrlP Okla. Jan. 31. Although
the sixty day allowed ly counreas
for the making of a rumitltufiou ex-
plies today tho constitutional con-
vention still has much work before.
It and It Is bolleved that tlio IIiihI
clause will not be written before an-
other month has paused. Since No-
vember SO with the exception of a
two weeks' rectos during tlio holiday
season tlio delegate hao been con-
stantly at work. A majority of the
members of the convention arc far-
mers and In their anxiety to protect
the Interests of the predominating
agricultural class nave spent much
time In considering im-ainues priqier
ly within tile province of future lels-
futures. Crltlra of the t 'invention
have declared that if all the bills pre-
sented are made a putt of the constitu
tion there will be little need of a
statu legislature within the next cen
tury. In tho last few weeks howev-
er tho convention has Imckled down
to tho reul work before It and there
Is ovury reason to believe that the
new BtHto will have a constitution of
which future generations may well
There Is one rlft In the Into how-
ever and like many other uravo pub-
lic torvlco contracts havoiieeu let at ex-
quiutlon. Tile "land of tho fair god"
has n large population of iiegioes and
tho delegates to the convention ov-
erwhelmingly Democratic are pledg
ed to many measures of race discrim-
ination. This has led to a fear that
President Itonsevelt will refuse to Is-
suo tho proclamation making Oklaho-
ma a state and that the end for
which the people of tho twin territor-
ies hnvo worked so valiantly for
many years will lie defeated. Tho
enabling net requires tho approval of
tho president. Whether ho will with-
hold It In tho constitution in enso
measures of rnclnl discrimination aru
enacted Is a live Issue In Oklahoma.
CURTIS GETS APPOINTMENT.
New Kansas Senator Chairman of
Hy Associated Kress.
Washington. Jan. 31. Senator Dar-
ken of Nebraska today resigned as
chairman of tho committee on Indian
depredations and was appointed chair-
man of the committee on Pacific rnii
roads. Senator Curtis of Kansas was
mndo chairman of tho committee on
SOLDIERS WERE ACQUITTED.
Two Men Charged With Murder Near
Pittsburg Net Guilty.
Iv Associated Kress.
Klttsbiirg. Komi. Jan. 31. Tlio Ju-
ry In the case of Lieutenant Drury
nnd Krivate Dowilus charged with
the murder of a citizen outside of
the barracks returned a verdict to-
day of not guilty.
Danquet to Bryan.
Los Angeles Cal. Jan. 31. W. J.
Ilryan was the guest of honor nt a
banquet given here last night. Over
five hundred guests for tho most part
prominent members of tlio local De
mocracy wero in attendance. .Mr.
Ilryan responded to tho toast "Tho
Pottery Plant at El Reno.
Kl Hono Ok. Jan. 30. Tho Kl Uetto
China company lias let the contract
for the erection ot the buildings and
kilns for Its pottery plant; tho plant
and buildings to cost (100000. The
main building Is to bo 115x130 feet
nnd will ho constructefi'of brick. The
plant will employ 300 people.
Muskogee t. T.. Jan. 3t.--l'imr
deaths wltllln a week an the result
or drinking alleged patent medicines
sold In Indian Territory. One of the
men who paired In his cheeks In this
manner la tlio mm of the seronil
chief of the Creek nation. These are
the facts gathered by special Agent
Wm. K. Johnson of the Interior de-
partment whoso duty It Is to assist
iti the suppression of the Illegal liq-
uor truffle In the new slate.
Collier's Weekly tho magazine
w hich Is waging w ar on I he patent
medicine grafts could find n fertile
ami everlautlng Held In Indian Ter
ritory In which lo gain material for
tholr atorles as Is shown by the fol-
lowing account of a recent trip of
Special Agent Win. K. Johnson while
on duty as a "boote buster." Not
only did He find all sorts or boare
but secured ovldonco that at least four
men had died as the result; of drink-
ing some of the preparations sent
Into this country by manufacturers
.a state cities.
son nl an
al Slioop. I T. Mr. John crawled under the house himself sus-
I ml 1 'ti chnich found a lot peeling that Ills efforts would not be
of poor wliKU
of the . 1 1 .I'll
nlsu he heard
Titter sou of
TO H!S WIF
STORY OF HIS LIFE.
WAS MARRIED FOR MONEY
Has Three Living Wives and One
Who Killed Herself at Claremore.
Stole Wife's Valuables and
No traces hnvo boeu found of IM-
ward L. Marshall alias Moyso alias
several other names with a vvlfu In
Parsons Kan. another wife at
Kort Olluon and reputed to hnvo
still a third wlfu somewhere In tho
southern part of tho territory.
Since ho gavo Tulsa's chief of po-
lice llarher tho slip Sunday night not
a thing lias been seen or heard i
him. Ho Is well supplied with mon-
ey with most oi his wife's Jewelry
and witli an extraordinary amount of
smoothness which will make him a
hard man to catch.
That ho Is a bad man with n rec-
ord In the bigamy lino is now known
and tho police are making ovury ef-
fort to get him.
When arriiited hu admitted to Miss
Coleman his latest victim that ho
was married to several other women
two ut whom nru living.
Ho told hor that ono girl whom
ho married committed .suicide at
Claremore tw oyears ago when sho dis-
covered his duplicity.
Miss Coleman roiiirnod to Musko-
gee yesterday morning accompanied
by her brother William Coleman
who Is employed In tho Katy loiiud-
houso. Sho Is now- at the home of tier
brother C05 Jerferaon street. Sho Is
overcome by hor terrible misfortune
nnd refuses to see anyone or to talk
That Marshall's object In marrying
her was to obtain money from his
wife Is now evident. Tho man hud
taken his bride to Tulsa ami while
thero made arrangements to purchase
the Smoke House In that city ami
nlmost Indticod hti wlte to sell
a piece of land belonging to her val-
ued at (5000. It was evidently his
Intention to obtain tho money and
In Muskogee tho day before tho
wedding Miss Coleman trusted Mur-
shall with V'l) with which to pur-
chase part of hor wedding troussonu.
Ho bought tho articles but It has
been discovered thnt hu charged tho
(Continued on page eight)
FROM USING PATENT MEDICINES
tile second clllcf of till- flecks who
died .titer drml.lnK Sen Stale Kldmn
Cure a uliHilt lite which. It Is said
has been sold In Immense quantities
throughout the territory The result
of Tiger's death Is that the t'. S.
marshal har warrants out for three
white men ami it negro who were
Interested in selling the stuff and has
plenty of evidence to ileal with them
as tlley deserve.
At Sohluler. Mr. Johnnnn found
thnt the postmaster had been soiling
!a highly hlia tons Intovlrant known
ns "Iloranlra." made of a mixture of
the lioorest kind of boose and hnrd
elder producing several
wildcat feroelty and oh.
lie failed lo find any of this mixture
when a search was made but de-
stroyed nlKitit thirty gallons of strong
SapuliNi was visited and under the
ding atore of Dr. Chaa. Whltnker Oil
bottles of assorted boose good bad
and Indirfeieiit were found. In or-
der to get tills haul. Mr. Johnson
In vain WliU.ik.
of the We ill III. M
r Ik raid to be one
men III lliat sect Ion
TWO OF ELEVEN MEN IN BOX
YESTERDAY EXCUSED TODAY.
BRISBANE WALKER'S SON
Son cf Hearst's Manager One of Men
Dismissed New Panel Ordered.
Statement Made by Mrs.
By Associated Kress.
Now York. Jan. 31. When tho Thaw
cnto was opened this morning it wan
announced that two more Jurors had
been dismissed This left but nlno.
When court adjourned yesterday nft-
ornoon theio wns but ono empty sent
In tho Jury box and tho officials
wore hopeful of being nblo to pro-
ceisl with tho active trial by this aft-
ernoon or tomorrow. Slxty-flvo tales-
men wero examined josterdny Henry
C. Ilrearly nu advertising man being
tho tenth and Henry A. Kleltiberger
n retired merchant tho eleventh jur-
ors. Tho two Jurors dismissed this
morning woro David S. Wulker a son
of llrlshane Walker and Louis llaan.
Tho announcement ot their dismissal
wns mado after a conference between
Justice Fitzgerald and tho attorneys.
Ilrlsbnno Wnlkur. father of ono of
the dismissed Jurors is the manager
of W. It. Hearst's newspapers whlcn
hnvo been making a special feature
of tho Thaw trial. The cause of tho
excusing of theso two Jurors Is not
announced but rumors have been
rife that they would bo dismissed
nnd the action of this morning caused
A new panel ot ono hundred talcs-
men are on hand.
All members of the Thaw family
wero In their sentH when tho trial
was resumed this morning.
tly Associated Kress.
New York Jan. 31. Oscar A. Hlnk
a grain salesman 10 years of age
was chosen ns a Juror this morning
I "ringing tho number up to ten again
Tho nuw panel was quickly
haunted and a now ono ordered.
ty Associated Kress.
New York Jan. 31. This afternoon
Wllhurn A. Steele n manufacturer
aged sixty was chosen as tho elev-
enth Juror In tho Thaw cam.
Did yuu over notice that a parti
cuiur worthless man is always n
or the cmititu . was iinc-.'wl and
iftkin lo iiii .mil uiialgiied ft. fore
CommlssliiiH i Itiams At H.iti.ih a
Hlso he dliieovereil that a mixture of
wood alcohol ami whisky whlrli had
been peddled within the pust two
months caused the death of three per-
sons. The man who sold this mix
tnro will he arrested and win fate a
At Colllnsvllle Mr. Johnson dc
stroyeil n.r bottles of Uing Horn and
put the gamblers out of buslin .- bv
raiding their places and taking ih.tio
of the furniture.
Tulsa was a fertile field and ono
gambling house and 300 bottles of
mild lieer were placed In the aim ran
oIhsn. Mr. Johnson considers his trip
a most successful one.
"Owing to the action of Marshal
Dennett nnd llud Leilbettor there Is
very little whiskey being sold In Mps-
kogeo" said Mr. Johrtmn "and It
can he iiald that Muskogee Is tho
mural center or the country.''
Olllcer I'rnnk West who Is located
In Deiilson to hold tip shipments of
booro Into the territory has dtirlns
the p'st month turned back and do-
Htioieil our 1.U00 pints.
DAD CONDITIONS REPORTED IN
PETTY GRAFTING IS SHOWN
An Investigation of Conditions Doing
Made by House Committee on Ap-
propriations May Save Thous-
ands cf Dollarj.
Ily Associated Kress.
Chicago III. Jan. 31. A dispatch to
tho Tribune from Wushlngtnn says;
ScandalotH conditions hnvo been
found In various government depart
ments as a result of the Investigation
being made by tho house commltteu
on appropriations. Tho committee dis
covered that one In branch ot tho pub-
service contracts have been at ex
orbitant prices for material Invented
by an employe who wna n member of
tho board and made the contract
In another department contracts
have been awarded for material In tho
manufacture of which ono of tho of-
ficers was engaged.
In another case developments which
wero developed hy the employes dur-
ing their government servlco hav been
used by tho government at a high
If the members of tho house nro
successful In their campaign thous-
ands of dollars will bo saved tho gov-
ernment annually nnd thero will be n
inoro sharply d'Blgned right ot an on
ploye to control exclusively an In-
vention ho has developed and perfect'
ed In the course of bis official duty
I.aws that allow everything and re-
quire nothing would prove very popu-
lar. China Palace
Iluving purchased tho Nlckol
Storo and Clilim I'nlaco and
having replenished tho stock
I am now ready to havo you
cnll and look over my China
Gins Tin and Enamel waro
Pull stock In every depart
mont Tho 5 and 10c count-
ers contain special bargains.
Hal P. Wolverton.
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