The Daily Ardmoreite. (Ardmore, Okla.), Vol. 15, No. 126, Ed. 1, Friday, October 23, 1908 Page: 1 of 8
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READ THE ARDMORITE REGULARLY AND GET TODAY'S NEWS TODAY NOT YESTERDAY'S HAPPENINGS
WANTED Family irash-
Im Pr poos4 fiat
TELEPdONR NO. 10
Try the New Proem
JOHN N IM1JX
ARDMORK OKLAHOMA FRIDAY HVHNMNCi ( KTOUKIi. 211 11)08
Winter Weather Is Here
Mail orders promptly filled.
New Deportment First Showing
GASOLINE SPEEDER DASHES IN-
TO FREIGHT CAR
NEAR GOWRIE IOWA
.While Traveling at a Rapid Rate a
Gasoline Car Plungsd Into Car
Last Night Two Dead L'.veJ
at Rinard Iowa
(jowrlc la. Oct. 23. Two wuro
Killed ono fatally Injured two seri-
ously ami two "lightly liurt lat night
when a gaHolInu Hpeedor dashed Into
a freight nr on tlc Natvton & Xorth-
western railroad four miles northwest
Tho dead tiro:
.lOHX SUIVHH. Uliiard Iawo
KD QUIN.N IUnrthil Iowa.
FAREWELL TO THE JAPS
AMERICAN SAILORS PREPARING
FOR DEPARTURE FROM TO-
KIO GO TO YOKAHAMA
Tolilo Oct. 23. In preparation for
their dopaihturo from Japan tho of-
ficers and men of tho American fleet
began leaving this iifternoon for Yo-
kohama where tho final farm oils will
Saturday's shoppers will llnri every department offering
spocinl advantages for tlioir winter needs.
Our exhibits earlior in the season dennnstrated the
largo tango and superior qualities to bo found hero in all
the desired weights sizes and colors suited to every need
ut unmatohable prices quality considered.
Tills department nhowini: has roieived the strongest
approval thi fancy silks and novelties being recognized as
pieces of art this assortment also includes the softest downs
and cottons coverings of fancy silks satins satines and
silkolines in all tho desired sizes economically priced.
The celebrated "Forrest Mills" underwear exclusive
hero and vou will tind it superior in quilitv' tit and in the
sin vilest details. We show it in both union suits and separ-
ate garments for huh women and children in all iliu do-
sired weights. Quality cansidored tho cheapest underwear
Saturday's shoppers will find twenty-live new models
shown in our suit dopirttnont for the first time tho produc-
tions of New York's i'.st man tailors. Make an early
selection and enjoy having a stylo exclusive and different.
DENIED A LUXURY
RESIDENTS OF NORTHEAST SEC-.
TION OF CITY COMPLAIN OF -INSUFFICIENT
Sonio of tho patrons of tho natural
gas company complained this morn-
ing that tho supply of gas was Insuf-
ficient for their needs. Some of tho
houses were cold and some difficul-
ty was had in cooking breakfast. The
Ardmorelto visited tho gas company
and found that tho trouble was confin-
ed to tho northeast part of town. Tho
danger was seen by tho gas company
sonio wefks ngonnd an order was at
once made fu'.i a regulator which will
be placed in that section of tho city.
When that la ilono tho supply of gas
will bo ns bountiful there as in other
sections of tho town. Tlio pressure
in that section Is not what it bhould
bo and tho peoplo aro given tho as-
surance that tho troublo will bo rem-
edied by tho gas company within a
Some of tho families who wero
bothered with poor pressuro and lack
of gas thought at oiico thut tho supply
of gas was limited and the lighting of
fires in every section of the city at
tho saiiio time had exhausted tho
gas. Tho supply however is as strong
when everybody is using it ns when
only ono customer is using It.
All former records of the town In
quick telegraph service were smash-
do tills morning to smithereens by
tho Postal Telegraph company. Lovo
it Thurmond sent a message from
hero nt 10: r.O to Now York City and
at 10:51 a reply to tho message was
received. In other words only four
minutes wore required to get a mcs-i
sage to New York and receive an In-
"Buy it of Scott-Dryden Co."
LONG COAT WEATHER IS HERE
anil that nice lonr cont you are looking for is at Scott it Dryilen's Store.
We tlirect your attention to one of the seasons most popular
COATS: A Tailored COAT 52 inches long Semi-titteit Five Broad-
cloth double breasted trimmed with Skinners Satin straps velvet coat
collar heavy satin lining throughout; in black only price - $20
Many other stvles and prices in these handsomo COATS in brown
red gray and black at $25 to SIO
Remember OUR UNDER WE A It DEPARTMENT when looking over
your want list in that lino. We nro showing some extra GOOD VAL-
UES in Indies underwear at SI i0 to 25e
CHILDREN'S UNDI3RWEAR.it 75c to 25c
MEN'S UNDERWEAR at 50e. up to 2.50 in UNION SUITS.
SOME NEW VOILE SKIRTS JUST ARRIVED: COME IN AND SEE
THEM priced $10 00 12 50 '. S1.J.50
VISIT OUR STORE WE CAN SAVE YOU MONEY
Men's and Women's Furnishings
21 G West Main Next to Kreutfer's
We prepay express charges.
First Showlnii Children's Stocking
Caps and Mittens
IN NEW JERSEY
UVTK TRAIN CAUSES A BRIEF
... SPEECH AT WILMINGTON
REACH NEWARK TONIGHT
Taft is Today Touring In Indiana
JRcpibflaai) Nominee) Bowed
'Hard at Lafayette While Old
Soldiers Cheered Him
Wilmington Del. Oct. 23. A largo
crowd gathered at the railroad sta-
tion here toduy to see W. J. IJrynn.
Ills train was luto and Hryau made
only a short talk.
Ho is en rotito to Now Jorfeey to
miiko numerous speeches and expects
to reach Nowark tonight In tlino to
make an address.
Taft In Indiana.
Lafayette hid. OcL 23. Tho ro-
ceptlon to Taft today was anoher
out pouring of people. Tho candlato
was driven through the streets In an
was drinn through the streets in an
Tho candidate bowed his head
when tho old soldiers lined up along
tile public square and cheered him.
Ono of tho iuterstlng visitors In
tho city is Judge Chas. II Stur.it
of McAlostor. Ho was formoily
United States Judge here and is well
known in Ardmoro.
ARDMORE NEEDS MORE FIR)
MAY BUY AUTO WAGON
Chief Slaughter Thinks the Latest
Machinery Should Dc nought
and Produces Figures to
Show Saving to City.
In the adinlnlstruUou of municipal
affairs there is no other department
of moro Interest to tho tnxpayurb
than tho flro doparUneut. No city
Is Justifiable In keeping a poorly
equipped dopartmont for fighting
flro when tho men who iwn proper-
ty subject to loss are the largest
contributors to tho tax fund. Ard-
moro has had am ot excellent de-
partment for n town of this Hizo
but machinery nnd hose wear out
after awhile tho town Is growing
larger nnd longer run nro required
to bo nmde. The city has already uf-
fored ono very heavy losa on ac-
count of lack of proper equipments.
Chief Slaughter 1ms been with tho
department for sovoral years ho
himself is a property owner ho has
studied tho situation c'.refully this
summer ho nindo a visit to Chicago
nnd to Toledo for tho purposo oi
becoming moro thoroughly acquaint-
e d with modern flro fighting ma-
chinery. Tho chief Is of tho opinion
that tho city should purchaso nuto
machinery for flro fighting. Ho snya
that quicker runs can bo made.
Especially is a great deal of time
to bo gained when long runs nro re-
quired for tho reason that tho auto
can run tho second inllo ns quickly
as tho first while with horses the
same rulo cannot bo true. Tho es-
timated cost of equipping with auto
wagons is hero given:
Ono combination chemical and
hoso wngon $3000.
Ono chemical engine. $2000.
Ono hoso wagon. $2000.
Ono hook and ladder truck $3000
Two thousand feet hose $1700.
To equip with motor power costs
$000 less nnd add to this the amount
that can bo realized from tho equip-
ments now on hand nnd that would
not bo needed which Is 2$325 shows
n saving under the nuto systom of
To properly equip the present sta-
tion tho following new cqulpmonts
Ono combination chomIc.il and hoso
Ono hook nnd ladder truck $2000.
Two horses $100.
Two thousand feet of hose $2000
In enso horses aro ihctalned a now
station is needed and tho estimated
cost of equipping tho new station Is
Lot and building $3000.
One hoso wngon $1000.
. Horses and harness $500.
Two thousand feet hose $2000.
These figures compiled by Chlof
SlaiiKhter shows the relntlvo cost of
adding new machinery to tho protsont
station and establishing a now station
comimred with equipping ono central
ctatlon with auto wagons. Tho saving
oan bo readily seen.
Under tho proposed now systom tho
cost of maintaining tho dopartmont is
much less. Horses nro not to bo fed
and fewer men aro required.
.... Dandy Dixie Minstrels.
Manager Hoblson has scoured for
tomorrow night's attraction tho Dan-
dy Dlxio .Minstrels numbering 10
mlnstrol stars. Tickets aro now on
Sec our new line of Photo
Mounts in black white and
sepia nothing nicer.
Weill) The Leading Photographer
1'. S. Don't forgot tho babios.
OKLAHOMA AND KANSAS SUFFER
FROM THE FLOODS.
MUCH COUNTRY SUBMERGED
uMskogve Pooplc Without Gas Sup
ply Suffered from Cold Four
.. Inches of Snow at Topekn
Railroads Tied Up
Muskogee Okln. Oil. 2 i. Twiiin-
thousand peinung ghivered in the cold
north wind thl moinliiK wuhout
broitlif(it or fire an a result of the
wnttiit wuehlnfc out during the nlnlit
the huh main Herons the ArUanas
Thu sternly dUAiipour of niln for
tho past thlrty-oltflit hours still eon-
llmioa. Several railroad bridges are
mnahed out and many pas-senger
U. nliiH are tnlled nenr here.
Part of Dartlesville Submerged.
lkiitlesvlle Okla Oct. 2!. -Tlio
Caney river Is two feet higher here
than aliieo 1SS5. llalu lias been full-
ing all along tlio valley for the past
seventy-two hour and DurtUsvllle is
now cut off from tlio outside world
except by tho interurbuu service.
Tho railroad bridge ucioss fancy
rivor Is damaged.
North HartlMVllle Is now under four
feet of water.
Snow Storm In Missouri
St. Joseph Mo. Oct. 23. North-
west Missouri Is experiencing tho
worst snowstorm of tho season to-
day. Four Inches of Snow.
Topekn Kan. Oct. 23. Almost
constantly snow bus fallen over this
section of Kansas slnco early last
Weather Director Jennings reports
nearly four Inchon most of which
Indications nro for fair weather and
Situation In Southern Kansas.
Coffeyvllle Kun. Oct. 23.- The
flood situation In southern Kansas to-
day Is not Improved. North of Cof-
feyvllle tho Verdigris river lias con-
tinued to rise and this morning lack
ed only a foot of reaching tlio mark
of 11KII which was tho highest for
Many persons have been compelled
to lonvo their homos 1n northeast
and southeast Coffeyvllle.
All tlio way from Neodeshu nnd
Independence south to Coffeyvllle
tlio Verdigris has spread out until it
covers thousands of acres of laud and
Is doing vast damage to tlio corn
Tho Missouri Pacific Is tho only
railroad able to bring trains Into Cof-
feyvllle today. Tile river was Htlll ris-
ing to day nt ImloiRmdeiico and Noo-
dosha and moro serious conditions
Central Oklahoma Flooded.
Oklahoma City Oklu. Oct. 23. Con-
tral Oklahoma has experienced thu
worst flood lit recent yonrs. Along
thu Canadian ami Arkansas rivuha
farm uftr farm Is submerged ruin-
ing the crop nnd cunning heavy om
of livestock and dnmago to fmhm
property. At Pawnee HI Heno mid
other Kiiita hiiudrmla of resMmits of
the low lauds have been compelled
to remove hurriedly to higher ground.
Tho traveling representative of
tlio Wrought Irou. Hango Company of
St. J-ouls Is said to havo lost his llfo
near Kl Heno yesterday nftobnoon.
Tho team which ho was driving 'wwi
Snow at Leavenworth.
Leavenworth Kan. Oct. 23.
heavy snow bognn falling here early
tills morning and continued mot all
Mrs. It. O. Wontherly ant! her kU-
tcr Mrs J. 1). Ilyobeo of Dye Tex-
as who havo been Horo visiting with
Mrs. O Wood 19 Second avenue
northeast returned to their homes
Westheimer & Daube
Blankets and Comforts
One bi lot heavy well made ood si.c comforts
price $ i. 75 sfci.50 $i 5 $1.00 75c
One lot larne .si?.e sattoen comforts same 011 both
sides well quilted a xood value $3 00 $2.50 $2. 00
Kino down comforts extra size and values $o oo $5.00
One bin lot 10-4. 1 u-. cotton blankets assort-
ed colors and white. $2.00 $1.50 $1.00 50c pr
Ono lot all wool blankets ii-. and la-.j $0.00 to
$7.50 values price 55.00 $4.00 pr
One lot extra line all wool blankets bought at a
price 10. on nnd 1 2.50 valuer price 10.00 8 50 $7.50 pr
Ladies' Knit Goods
Ladies' white silk and wool drawers nnd vest "The
M erode" $1.75 garment
Ladies- white silk and cotton drawers and vests
"Tho M erode" $1.00 garment
Ladies' white silk and wool mixed vest and drawers
nt $1.00 garment
Ladies' white cotton drawers and vest "The
Mcrodo" 50c garment
Childrens and Misses combination suits "Mentor"
the best on earth 50c and 75c suit
Hon. II. S.
Known everywhere as "Stump"
Ashby will speak here tonight in
District Court room. He will ar-
rive at 7:50 this evening over the
Frisco. Everybody invited to
hear him. He is one of the most
entertaining speakers in Okla.
PRAIRIE oil and gas company
GRANTED RIGHT OF HIGH-
WAYS TO LAY PIPE LINE
Minrkoguo Olda. Oct. 22. Tho
county commlBHlouorB of .Musknguu
county liuvo granted a franchise to
tlio I'rulhlo Oil & (las company to
lay pipe llnwi through Uui county uh-
lute tlio highway whoio necoHsary
This Id the hitont county In the
state to give purmlMiIon Thu Mus-
koKt county frnnotiliw glvox com-
plete rlht of wtiy from the oil fields
to tho ArlmiiwiH Hue. This Is to bo
a 12-lnoh pipe Hue to tho Cult for
tho trumiportntlon of oil. It oustIm
with It the ttlglit to build and operulo
tlphoue line along th) right of
The county central commit t! of
tho donwcrnMc nartywlll meet In i
Anlmorp nt 1:30 p. m on the 28th
hi ink iff
THIRTY-FIFTH ANNUAL CONVEN-
TION OPENED AT DENVER
THIS MORNING FEATURES
Denver Colo. Oct. 23. Tlio 35tli
annual convention of tho Iututmatlon-
al Woman's Ohrhtlan Temporanco
Union mot In the auditorium here thin
An xteimlve jtroKram for threo ses-
lone eaoh day except Sunday ban
been arranged. The most Important
feature for today was the address c t
Mr. Ulllan M. Stevena president it
the racftnluK seielou and the repo r
of the aeerodiry-trwtturer at tho after
.. Hilly Kersands Saturday Night.
Tho Dandy Dlxio Minstrels n-'a
ed by "Hilly Kersands" Is tho a
traction at tho opora houno tonior
row night. Company nutnbets AO
mlnhtrcl stars nnd Is one of tho besu
mlustrloH on tho road.
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