The Daily Ardmoreite. (Ardmore, Indian Terr.), Vol. 14, No. 113, Ed. 1, Thursday, October 3, 1907 Page: 1 of 8
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THE OLDEST DAILY NEWSPAPER IN INDIAN TEHRIT01T ASSOCIATED PRESS REPORTS -ALL THE LOCAL NEWS FIRST.
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I NEW SAMPLES have ARRIVED
Solomon's Very Best Bread
In Any Qaanlty.
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ARDMORE I TM TI IT US DAY EVENING OCTOM5U H 11)07
RECEIVED IN PRi.. j'ENCE
DY JAPANESE RUlu
MRS. TAFT AND EMPRESS
Have Luncheon at the Palace Then
Did Farewell to Toklo Taft's Vis-
It Cemeti Firmly Friendship
of the Two Countries.
Toklo Oct. 2. William II. Taft.
American secretary of war officially
hade farewell to Japan at 0:15 tills
evening nml left the brilliantly decor-
ated Shlmbasho railroad Htatlon for
Kobe nmld the firing of nn artillery
salute and n great display of fireworks
Offlclnla of the government InclndlnR
the headg of the war and navy depart-
men Is the staff of the American em-
bassy and tho municipal officers in
Toklo assembled on the platform to
extend their best wishes for the health
and success of the distinguished trav-
eler during his tour around the world.
At noon today Mr. and Mrs. Taft
accompanied only by llrlg. Gen Ed-
wards chief of the bureau of Insular
nrfalrs and Frederick W Carpenter
Mr. Taft's private secretary drove In
nn Imperial carriage escorted by a
troop of cavalry to tho emperor's pal-
ace with nil the ceremony surround-
ing a royal reception.
Entering the audience room accom-
panied by Gen. Kdwards Mr Taft
was greeted by his majesty who In-
vited the secretary to accompany htm
to an adjoining room where they con-
ferred In private with tho aid of an
Interpreter for ten minutes oftcr
which they returned to the audience
While the prlvato audience was In
progress Mrs. Taft was received by
tho empress. Doth their majesties
showed great cordiality In their rec-
eption of the American visitors.
Wlillo no offlclat statement of what
transpired nt tho prlvato audience wag
given out it Is understood that the
emperor expressed his friendship for
America and his admiration of Pres-
ident Roosevelt and that Mr. Taft as-
sured him that these sentiments were
reciprocated by the peoplo of the Unlf
After the luncheon Mr. and Mrs.
Taft called on tho crown prince Yos-
hlhlto Iluronomlya nml upon Prince
FushlmL the emperor's cousin who
visited tho United States In 1901 and
then returned to tho pnlace.
On their arrival there Mr. and Mrs.
Taft were ushered Into the banquet
room where a luncheon was served
tho emperor and empress sitting on
one side' of tho table with Mr. and
Mrs. Tnft opposlto them.
Tho luncheon wns elaborate the
hanquct room being profusely decora-
ted with American and Japancso flags
SULPHUR . T.
Finest hotol In all tho world to rest. Cool breezes every
day from oft tho Arbucldo M luntains.
HIGH UP WHERE NO MALARIA
AIR IS COOL NO M0SQUIT0S
L W. WALTON Manager.
The Artesinn Bath Housu lins complete Modern Equipments
for tteatincnt by water heat Jlijlit niussavti X-ray and
eleciricity. DK. CI1AS. C. SIMS in charge.
I and flowers. The favors wcro of silver
After the lmichenti Mr. and Mrs
I Taft bade farewell to their majesties
and returned to Shlba l'alace their
headquarters reaching there nt about
3:30 p. m.
The foreign minister Count Haya-
shl called on Secretary Taft nt I
O'clock and had a long conference
Tho Tnft carriages during the drive
to the Shlmbasho railroad station
were preceded and followed by de-
tachments of cavalry and also accom
panied to the station by the Japanese
war minister Lieut Torchl and Count
llnynshl and other officials of the
Mr. and Mrs. Taft will spend part of
tomorrow nt Kyoto visiting the tem-
ples nnd tombs there and wilt con-
tinue their Journey to Kobe the samo
afternoon. The Minnesota will le.ivo
Kobe for Nagasaki at 10 p. m. tomor
The lending newspapers tomorrow
will publish enthusiastic appreciations
of tho excellent results from tho pres-
ence hero of Secretary Tnft. Tho visit
Is characterized as most opportune
nnd ns removing nil doubts and ap-
prehensions In the mntter of relations
between Japan nnd the United States
nnd It is the general feeling In Toklo
that tho assurances of cordial rela-
tions so forcibly given by Secretary
Taft In his outspoken utterances were
Just tho thing needed at tho moment.
Tho Yokumln Shlmbun wilt pay a
high tribute to Mr. Taft's personality
nnd express Its deep appreciation of
the confidence so widely inspired by
the American secretary. This paper
regrets sincerely the nntl-Japancso ex-
pressions appearing In some Ameri-
can Journals and it will suggest an
exchange of visits by Journalists and
members of tho legislatures of the
.two countries saying that such an
undertaking would undoubtedly prove
a powerful factor toward dispelling
tho suspicions misapprehensions nnd
the trlto opinions held in America con-
Ileforo leaving Toklo Secretary Taft
"Tho magnificent wclcomo accorded
mo by tho government and people of
Japan Is tho most positive sign of the
good relations existing .between Japan
and tho United States. I am confident
that both countries will continue to
lie ns friendly ns they have In tho
past and not afford occasion for mis-
representation by anybody."
People In Great Distress.
Turin Italy Oct 2. Torrential rains
have flooded tho valley of Canaro.
Crops havo been ruined stock drown-
ed bridges swept away and railroad
communication Interrupted Tho pop-
ulation Is In great distress.
Forward Step in China.
Tien Tsln. Oct. 2. An Imperial
edict dated Sept 30 decrees compul-
sory education for everybody In China
nnd declares furthermore Mint thof
people are to be taught tho principles
of constitutional government In order
thnt they mny be better fitted to
elect representatives when a Parlia-
ment is created.
SENATOR FREED OF CHARGE OF
TIMBER LAND CONSPIRACY.
GREETED WITH CHEERS
And Applause Went Unrestrained.
Enthusiasm Went Wild In Dolse.
Dells Were Rung and Fire De-
partment Turned Out.
Ilolse Idaho Oct. 2. United States
Senatpr William H. Itorah tonight
wns acquitted of the charge of con
spiracy to defraud the government
out of valuable timber lands.
Tho caBe was submitted without ar
gument on tho part of the defenso
and tho Jury was out Just long
enough to tako one ballot. Tho ver
dict was greeted by cheers and ap
plause which tho court otllcers made
no effort to restrain. This demon.
st rat Ion In the court room served only
ns a beginning. As soon as the news
reached the outside bells were rung
and the fire department made a spec-
tncular run through Die principal
streets stopping eventually nt tho
Idaho hotel where Senator 'Borah sur
rounded by several hundred of his
fellow citizens was escorted. A brass
band appeared and as tho senator
reached tho hotel steps played "Hall
to tho Chief."
Tho street about tho hotel was
blocked by a cheering throng whoso
shouts mingled with tho stratiiB of
tho fire engine whistles and clangs
of trolley car bells.
Senator Borah thanked his hearers"
for their demonstration and the con-
fidence they 'had imposed' In him
throughout tho trial.
THIRD ITERM TALK
EXPRESSIONS OF EXECUTIVE
HEADS OF MANY STATES ON
THIRD TERM IDEA.
St. IiOuls Mo. Oct. 2. Governors
today discussed the third term Idea
Gov. Folk of Missouri beltoves there
Is a sentiment among the American
people ngatnst tho third term which
wU prevent tho nomination of Iloose-
Governor-elect Haskell of Oklahoma
said that In his stato nothing has been
heard of a third term.
Governor Davidson of Wisconsin
says lloosevelt would carry Wisconsin
If ho ngaln becomes a candidate. Ho
does not think a dangerous precedent
would bo established.
Gov. Hurk. of North Dakota thinks
If anyone olso will do tho nomination
should not be forced upon President
'I am a domocrnt" wns tho only
comment Gov. Illauchard of Ixiutslaua
Governor-elect Noel of Mississippi
said no republican would bo more ac-
ceptable than Koosoyelt but In his
stato n republican president is not
regarded ns a necessity.
'I bellovo Roosevelt was sincere
when ho promised he would not again
become n candidate" Bald Gov. Cum
mins of Iowa "but u public man llko
Iloosovelt has no right to shirk his
duties. A larger proportion of tho
democrats aro fo Ilrynn but nineteen
out of every twenty citizens aro for
Gov. Curry of New Mexico who was
one of tho Hough Riders and has been
regarded as a personal friends of the
president says lloosevelt does not
want a third term.
If handsome Frank Frantz could do
It he would dollver tho now state ot
Oklahoma to tho president on n plat
ter. Unfortunntely for that program
tho Oklahoma republican maqhlno Is
badly damaged nfter a scrimmage
with ouo Haskell anil others of his
Gov. Shclton of Nebrnska says: "We
nro mainly sawing wood; wo havo In
dorsed Tnft In a pleasant way and wo
linvo done the snmo for tho president.
Thcro Is a big sentiment out our way
for another' term tor tho president.
He would poll a great vote."
"The republicans up our way are
for tho president or for some one who
represents his tKilltlos" said Got
Crawford nf South Dakota.
Gov. Ilrooks of Wyoming takes the
president .it his word. "He will not
be a candidate" he says.
Gov. I loch of Kansas does not hes-
itate to Intimate that the party In
his state Is "four-flushing" In Indors-
ing Taft "We nre Instructed for Taft
out thero to vote for lloosevelt."
Deenen Is openly for Cannon. If
Cannon wants It
From Florida Gov. Ilroward says
' nil Hryan nmong the democrats
Gov. Chamberlain from Orecnn.
vnys tils stato is for Hryan for the
democratic nomination for Tuft for
le republican nomination with
ughes for n second choice and most
' tho republicans strong for Rooso-
It nlthough fairly sure that lm will
not allow himself to enter the race.
One Stamp For All Nations.
I'nrlti rrt f Tl... I........ ..I f
--. . lllli-lll.lllllll.il'
postage stamp which was adopted at I
the Homo Postal" Congress last year
ill come Into uso Oct 10.
It Is an artistic picture of a goddecs
Ith a background of ollvo branches
as designed by Grassett and has
been printed In Switzerland. Its value
is C cents and It will be sold In every
country in the ostal union so that
a corresondont may prepay a reply
from any of these sections.
WISCONSIN MISER DIES
HAD A FORTUNE OF $350000 LIV
ED AS A MISER MORE
THAN FIFTY YEARS..
By Associated Press.
Chicago Oct. 3. A special to the
Record-Herald from Kenosha Wis.
says: . f.
After living as a miser for more
than fifty years and accumulating
more than $3S0000 lender S. Merrick
illed nt tho home of strangers In this
city today. The old man came to Ke-
nosha county in 18-10 and lived in tho
town of Hanriall until two years ago
when tho officials of tho town found
him nearly Starved and took charge
of him and his property.
A guardian was appointed and when
tbe hut which tho old man occupied
was searched $350000 In cash and Be-
curltleg wns found.
Oeorgo W. Kldrldge of Richmond
HI. former stnte senator a nephew
will receive a portion of tho estate.
THERE WILL HE A MASS MEET-
ING OF TUB CITIZENS OF ARD
MORE AT THE COURT HOUSE.
TOMORROW NIGHT THR CHIEF
OIIJKCT FOR CONSIDERATION DIC
ING THK UI-M1UIL.U1NO AND UP-
TTOlI.DING OF HARGROVE COL-
LKfJE. LET EVERYONE HE PRESENT.
PROMINENT METHODIST DEAD.
Rev. James M. King Expired at Phil
adelphia This Morning.
lly Associated PreBS.
Philadelphia Pa. Oct. 3. Her.
James M King L. L. D. tho executive
head of the board ot homo missions
nnd church extension of tho Metho
dist Episcopal church died hero to-
day. Tho deceased wns welt known
throughout the world of Methodism.
ITALIAN MURDERERS HANGED
FOUR MEN WHO KILLED ITALIAN
LABORER PAID PENALTY ON
GALLOWS AT LANCASTER.
U- Associated Press.
Lancaster Pa. Oct. 2. Anthony Do-
Ixira. Stephen Garlu SIveree Rodells
nnd Joseph Collnne were hanged to
day for the' murder ot an Italian lab
orer on tho night of August 30 1900
when thoy entered n shanty near Gap
Pa. which was occupied by fifteen
laborers who wero asleep and robbed
them nit. Tho Italian who met death
was shot and stubbed more than
twenty times while ho was trying to
escape with his money.
Cooler Weather Tonight.
lly Associated Press.
Chicago Ills. Oct. 3. Tho weather
forecast for Kansas nnd Oklahoma Is
cludy and colder tonight with Bhowers
over tho southeastern portion. Friday
FOR A DEEP
PRESIDENT HARAHAN OF ILLIN-
OIS CENTRAL FAVORS PROJECT
WILL ATTEND CONVENTION
Harahan Admits Inability of Rail-
roads to Handle Tremendous Traf-
fic and Says Waterway Will
ly ASHorhted Press.
Chicago Ills. Oct. 3. The tunnngi'-
ment of the Illinois Central railway
has derided to throw that road's In-
fluence In favor of the deep waterway
project from the Great l-nkes to the
Gulf of Mexico.
I James T. Harahan president of the
road stated today that he would go
to the Deep Waterway convention nt
Memphis Tenn. Friday nnd give an ad
drt-ss strongly fnmrlng the project.
In commenting on this question today
"Tho railroads havo been utterly un-
able to handle tho tremendous traffic
offered them during tho pnst few
years nnd In my Judgment they will
be unable to handle all the truffle for
ninny years to come. S no matter
how many waterways there may lx
tho railroads will not bo hurt by reas-
on of tonnago from them."
Tragedies Among Children.
Woodward. Okla. Oct. 2. The 6-year-old
son of Mrs. Sarah Rtinklc
living In South Persimmon township
was accidentally hanged and killed
while playing and during the funeral
today her playmate a daughter or
Samuel Hunt drank carbolic ncld by
mistake and led Immediately.
RAINBOW AT MIDNIGHT
TRANS ATLANTIC TRAVELERS DE-
CLARE THE PHENOMENA
lly Associated Press.
New York Oct. 3. Tho Atlantic
Transport Line's Minnehaha just In
from London brought to iort n story
of having seen a rainbow at night.'
Captain Robinson and a score of pas-
sengers vouched for the truth of tho
II. W. Scovll a retired merchant of
NewhuryjKirt Mass. said that the
rainbow appeared Just before 'midnight
on Wednesday. All that day there had
been occasional showers. Toward uv-
tnlng thero was a clearing hut nt
night a mist settled down over (he
'Along nbout midnight" said Mr
Scovll "a peculiar half circle of col-
ored light appeared In tho west. Ikith '
ends touched tho sea and although
not as vivid as the rainbow wo see
In tho daytime It was clearly defined
and a beautiful Bight."
The phenomena remained In view
twenty minute and finally faded
STANDARD OIL HEARING
KELLOGG PUSHING PROSECUTION
AGAINST COMPANY HAS NEW
lly Associated Press.
New York N. Y. Oct. 3. When
tho bearing of the federal suit for tho
dissolution of the Standard OJ1 com-
pany of New Jersey wns resumed to-
day evldenco was Introduced which
Frnnk II. Kellogg tho government
counsel beltoves proves tho conten-
Hon of tho government that there wns (
nn oil combine; that through Its sub-i
sldarles the Galena Signal Oil com-'
pnny nn dtho Waters Plorco Oil com-
pany tho Standard has n monopoly
of tho railroad lubricating "II l's-
Iness and that It not only chargo an
excesslvxo price but also discrimin-
ates against certain railroads In tho
prlce8 charged for Its production. 1
Tho Btandard manufactures engine
valve car ami coach oil and Kellogg
assets that he will show that It con-
trolled ninety-seven per cent of the
0 N. Stelnberger nudltor of the
railway department of tbe Galena Sig-
nal OH company testified that the
companies which he knows sold lub
ricating oil to the railroad companies
were the Gnlena Signal Oil company
nnd the Waters Pierce OI comnpny.
Mr. Kellogg then read n letter from
?hnnes Milter president of the (la-
.ena Signal Oil company -rltten Feb.
X. 1905 to I). I). Mnron. lce presl-
tent of the Pittsburg and Nuithwest-
n railroad in which the latter stat-
ed that the Galena company wns su
plying ninety-PC-veil nnd onelialf per
cent of tho totnl railway mileage of
the I'ntled States Canada and Mex-
ico with lubricating oil.
TAFT A T KODE TODAY.
American Continues Triumphant Tour
of Jap Country
fly Associated Press
Kobe.Jnpan Oct. 3. Secretary Taft
and party arrived nt Klota this morn-
ing. The approach of the train was
signaled by salvos of aerial bombs.
General Count Jurekl entertained tho
part there. Secretary Taft nnd par-
ty reachnl here thl.i cw-iilng.
Tho Washington patters are raising
the mischief about the price of milk.
nnd the dairymen reply that the price
of forage Is responsible for It. We
never noticed (hat grass wan so high
In tho vicinity of Washington.
WANT THEM HERE
PARTY OF KENTUCKIANS ON A
TOUR OF TERRITORY IN-
VITED TO ARDMORE.
Mr. Notion of the firm of Johnton
& Nelson of Kentucky recently lo-
cated In Ardmore will be one nf tho
committee to endeavor to secure some
of the 500 Kentucklans that Intend
to visit tho Indian Territory on Oct
17 to come to Ardmore so as they
may locate In this vicinity. It Is un-
derstood that a party of Kentuckluns
consisting of 500 men will visit 'this
section of the new state on October
Seo us for loans insurance and for
the sale or rental of real estate.
DREW A RAMSEY Ardmore I. T.
Will be in great demand with the Opening of
Statehood. Let us prepare you for one of
these positions. Enter at once and be ready
when the opportunity presents itself.
Our 270 Different Curses
Seven Distinct Schools
SCHOOL OF APPLIED
hCIEN'UK Including Civil.
Electrical and Mocbunloal
COLLEGE OF ARTS AND
SOHOOL OF FINE ARTS
offering full courses In Vo-
cal and Instrumental Muslo
SOHOOL OF MINES.
SCHOOL OF MEDICINE.
SOHOOL OF PHARMACY
for those who havo not had
tho advantage of n good
i f tally i! 1.'
REORGANIZED COMMERCIAL CLUB
SHOWING RESULTS OF WORK.
MAY SECURE FOUNDRY
Iron Foundry People Ask as to Open-
Ina for Product Here Canning
Factory May Alio Come Will
In consequence of the largo amount
of publicity secured by tho Commer-
cial club lately the amount of mall
received by the secretary Is Increasing
every day and some Interesting In-
quiries nro coming to hand.
In the current number of tho Mid-
Continent Magazine of Kansas City
Ardmori) Is given more than n pago
of spare and a tull pago Is given to
tills city In tho Southwestern Develop-
ment News of Muskogee having a cir-
culation throughout tho north nnd
west. The current Issue of tho
Tradesman treats of Ardmore nnd tho
Manufacturers' Record never falls to
have something nbout what Is being
done In this thriving little city.
This morning a letter was received
from a practical foundryman asking as
to the eligibility of this location for
a foundry and machine shop and stat-
ing that ho had heard very favorable"
comeut on tho place. Another Inquiry
Is from tho owner ot a canning fac-
tory who wishes to inovo his plant
hero and will probably enter Into ne-
gotiations to sccuro tho building erect-
ed by tho old company. A Arm of
contractors has also heard that some
man In Arduioro Is to build an Inter-
urban electric line nml they want to
got In touch with him as they nre
anxious to figure.
Inquiries wcro also received this
morning relative to tho analysis of
tho glass sand near Ardmore and Its
location and the probability Is that an.
expert will visit hero before long and
make n careful Investigation ot the
deiiqslts. Tho secretary also has re-
quests for articles and photographs
fronrhulf n dozen periodicals and wllf
endeavor to furnish tho desired
(Continued on Pago Four.)
TUITIOH IS FREE which means
that a four years' scholarship
without cost Is offered to every
young person In the New State.
In selecting a school both par-
ents and students would do
well to choose one that Is not
conducted for profit.
700 Acres In grounds; 8 build-
ings; plant and equipment
valued at 1500000; everything
new and of tho very latest de-
sign. Students can enter at any
For catalog or other Informa-
tion write t
DAVID R. BOYD Pre..
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