The Daily Ardmoreite. (Ardmore, Okla.), Vol. 15, No. 152, Ed. 1, Friday, December 4, 1908 Page: 1 of 8
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JOHN N. 1MRIE
xMtDMORK OKLAHOMA FRIDAY HVICNIN(i DKCKM I J ICR. I 15)08
An Exira Special Offering of
WINTER SUITS AND OVERCOATS
Begins Here To-morrow Morning
J. K. NELSON CO.
THE PUCE TO SAVE MONEY
DEFENSE ODJECTS TO PART OF
AND OVERRULES OBJECTIONS
Mrs. Rice Tells Entire Story of Her
Connection With Dr. Rustln
Defense Won't Begin Evidence
Until Nsxt Monday
Oiimliu Nob. Dec. I. Whoa tho
trial of dairies K. Davis charged
with tho lnurdor of l)r Ktistln was
resumed tills morning In Judge
Spears court Mrs. Abide ltlce again
wont on tho witness Htiuid.
It Is expected that the greater part
of tho day will lie consumed In her
examination as tho defense Is making
ifrcquont objections notwithstanding
the ruling of tho court which practi-
cally lets In Mrs. lllco's entire story
as told at tho previous hearings.
It Is llkoly that tho defenso will not
begin Intioduclug testimony before
Thirty Days In Jail.
12. H. Bryant of Woodford who was
arrested for transporting liquor on-
teroj a plea of guilty before Judge
Mason this morning and was fined
$G0 and costs and given n jail sen-
tonco of thirty days. Mr. Uryant Is a
hard working farmer his neighbors
state his only fault being drinking
too much. Tho liquor ho had was the
property of another. Mr. Uryant says
ho will cut out tho drinking from
At Webb's Studfo
For n fow days 21 stamp jib. aires
for 21 cents. Four Positions.
Ttiore is none hotter.
WEBB'S The Old Photographer
Tills is a special sale of
ureal importance to every
man and young man who is
not well supplied with clothes
for the winter. In order to
malte room demanded by the
arrival of Holiday Goods we
are compelled to sell immedi-
ately at a siicritico the "ones"
twos" and "throi's" remain-
ing from various styles. This
Is nn opportunity that you
shouldn't fail to grasp. It is
unusual to bo able to purchase
in season such high class
Suits and Overcoats
at these attractive prices.
250 Suits at 1-4 off
150 Suits at 1-3 off
Of course ynu understand
that our entire stock is not in-
cluded at these prices. It is
only those jannonts remain-
ing from broken styles. ICv-
ery size is in the combined as-
sortment but not in every
WORLD'S GOVERNMENTS REPRE-
SENTED AT LONDON MEETING
THEY FRAME CODE OF LAWS
Representatives Will Frame Code of
Laws for Naval Warfare Ses
slons Expected to Continue Un-
February 1 Next Year
Loudon England Dec. I. The con-
ference of tho powers called by
Croat Britain for framing u code of
laws for navnl warfare and for the
formation of an international prize
court as recommended by the Ilaguo
congress opened at tho foreign office
It is expected that the sessions will
continue until about February 1st.
The United States Grcnt Britain
France (iermany Italy Austro IIun-
gnry Russia Spain Holland and Ja-
pan aro represented.
Wants Bootleggers' Convention.
Bartlesvllle. Dec. a. Because boot-
loggers aro selling In Oklahoma n
brand of whisky that would niako n
man fight his grandmother HJitor
.fesso I. Leach has Initiated a move-
ment for a state convention of tho
profession la which lie hopes that
they may bo shown that by causing
men to commit v.n-lnim o.-ii.nu i...
I " "
i aro ruining their trado.
It Is estimated that the weekly sales
of .bootleggers In Oklahoma amount
Railroad Agent Held Up.
Muskogee Okla. Dec. 3. Despera-
does entered tho ticket ofllco of Uio
Iron Mountain railroad at liraggs
Okla. today and held tip tho agent
forcing hlui o hand over tho fund.
iu tho ofllco amounting to $250.
A telegram to Sheriff llamsey asked
that bloodhounds bo sent to Braggs
to take tho trail of the highwaymen
but the dogs wero at Okmulgee.
JOHN MULKEY IN JAIL CHARGED
WITH THE SHOOTING.
BOTH PARTIES WELL KNOWN
Shooting Occurred at Mulkey's Home.
Shot Gun Was Used Report at
1 O'clock Says That Lawson
The newi of a orloi;g shootlnic af-
fair which took place at Mulkey
oast of her In this county reacheii
hero a' nn early hour this lnornlnj;.
Dennis lawson of Mill Creek nnd
who formerly lived here is shot and
onnnot live and John Mulkoy Ir In
Ihe county Jnll and acknowledge.' j
to the shooting. From the host ic-!
ports that can bo withered Lawsm
and Mulkev wore In Ardmore y 'ster-
dnv. Tnwson wanted to buy soiv..
cnttlo belonging to Jim Mulkey and
went home with John. Last nlsK
Mrs. Mulkey was at tho home of
her mother In Berwyn nnd Lawjon.
Mulkey Ben T-imbort and Waters
Brown were nt tho home of John
Mulkoy. All tho men or at least
porno of them were drinking and
shooting craps. Some- troublo arose
nnd I-awsoii was shot with n shot
gun by Mulkey. Tho load toak f-
feet In the stomach. Uawsop. was
removed about fifty yards to the
home of Dr. Everett Booth who
went to work to try nnd savo his
patient. Dr. T. S. Booth and Dr.
Walter Hardy of this city and a
plivslclnn of Berwyn was cnlled to
asslnt Dr. Evorott Booth. At 1 o'clock
this afternoon tho doctors had th'jlr
patient under tho influence of opi-
ates nnd tho wound wns being
dressed. It Is said that thoro is no
hope for Lawson and it Is expected
thnt lie will dto beforo sunset tonight
Squlm Thompson tho Justlco of tho
p'aro nt Mulkoy took tho statement
of Lawson. The dying man said that
a crap game was going on that
some troublo arose and ho left tho
house to keep out of it. As he passed
abound the hnnso Mulkoy met him
and whllo four feet away emptied
the contents of a shot gun into his
stomach. Ho stated thnt Mulkey did
the shooting without uttering a
Mulkey In his statement says the
game wns going on that troublo
aroe. that Tawson abused him ter-
ribly that Lawson left tho room
nnd an ho thought had gone away;
Mulkoy opened tho door and found
that Lawson hnd mot gone hut ngaln
nppronched h'm (Mulkey) with his
knlfp. ntlll abusing him nnd then
It was that Mulkey fired.
Mr. Ijawson's mother and two sis-
tors who live hero left this morn-
ing as soon as they henrd of tho
shooting and am at his hodsldo.
John Mulkey came to town hnd a
conference with his attorney. J. B.
Champion nnd surrendered to Oeorgo
White nnd was locked up In Jail.
An appeal was made to tho sheriff
to allow him to be guarded instead
of being locked up. Tho shorlff said
he would do nothing of tho kind
without nn express order from tho
T'io nffalr Is an unfortunate on.
John Mulkey hns lived in this coun-
try for a great number of years.
His father who Is mayor of Manns-
vllle is in the city doing what ho
can for his son. Mulkoy wns tot
tnorly in business here and mado
tho race last spring for tho ofllco
of district clerk. Ho is well known
nnd well liked.
Mr. Lawson formerly conducted a
livery ham on South Washington.
Ho Is a young man of flno physlquo
and has many friends. Ho Is mar-
ried nnd lives at Mill Creek. His
mother and two sisters Misses
Marguerite and Ethel rcsldo In thl
The affair Is indeed an unfortu-
One of tho employes of tho carnival
company hns sued for snlary of $29
nnd tho papers In nn attachment suit
was served on tho managers of the
carnival this nfternoon.
WILL EXPEDITE CASE
GOVERNMENT SEEKS TO FORCE
NEW HAVEN RAILROAD TO
iioston. .mhm.. woe. I - Hie cortin-
tin.. r Attorney Oeii.-rnl DonapHrU
requesting that tlio rommii incut's cat
In compel die Ntw Haven Railroad
company to rellmiiitali its holdings of
stock In tho HoMon .V; Maine be ox-
peJltcd wns granted today li three
Judgon of the United States rlrrnlt
court and tho contention (f the at-
torney for tho railroad company thnt
tho expediting net Is unconstitutional
MAYOR R. W. DICK.
.Mayor It. W. Dick of this city was
named yesterday as superintendent of
tho state penitentiary at McAlostor by now overhangs the rapidly caving
the prison board of the state. This '"nk nnd will li0 swept Into the
position .was formerly held by C. N.'rlvPr rl"B 110 ay-
. . .1 Tho loss slnco midnight In this
Cole now decoasod. Ths appointment (lRlrIct com)0 t
conies to a virtk dniocrat who has believed this -will bo nddoj to
always boon active In tho affairs of throughout tho day. The court house
bis nartv. His unselfish nnd effective.
work on tho stnte committed during
tho last campaign won him many
new frlonds over the state. Ho is
progressive In his ideas nnd a man of
executive ability. Thoro Is probably
In the entire stnto not a man who
could so admirably have filled this
office. Ho has mado tho best mayor
In the state without an exception ami
he will mako the best penltontlnry
FIVE THOUSAND MEMBERS OF.
ORDER TAKE PART IN STREET
PARADE THOUSANDS JOIN 6
Oklahoma City Dec. !!. Fully li.OOO
members of the Woodmen or tint!
World of Oklahoma wor0 In tho pa-
rndo which took place hero this after- by Attorney Twyford and which re-
noon. A class of nearly 1.000 was Inl-' suited In a special committee cnlllng
tlated tonight th0 largest nunibor upon him and making overtures In
ever tr.'.con Iu at one time In the his- behalf of tho Law Knforcement league
tory or tho order. Clovernor Haskell will have a sweeping effect and prob-
offlclateil at tho ceremonies. A short ably will paralyze temporarily at least
session was held today at .which ad
iresses wero ma'Je.
J. l Hoot sovorelgn Commander
John T. Yates Sovereign clerk and
other sovereign officers all fiom
Omaha are hero for tho occasion.
Sovereign Adviser W. A. Frnzler of
Dallas Sovereign Watchman B. Wood
Jewell of Manchester Iowa; Sover-
eign Physician Dr. A. D. Cloyd of Oin-
ha nand Sovereign Manager X. B.
Maxey of Muskogeo nro others of tho for their homes Inst night nnd not re-
high officers present. turn to Oklahoma City. This was
Tho Soyinour degree team of Oma- followed by a rumor Hint all but three
ha arrived hero In their speclnl car of the state officers had been dismiss-
tills afternoon nnd toolc part Iu tho'oj hut this could not be verified Inst
.Initiatory work Joulght. This team. 1 night.
took first prize nt tho St. Louis ex-
losltlon both In tho military drill and
ROCK ISLAND HAS WRECK
ENGINEER AND FIREMAN RE-
PORTED KILLED IN WRECK
AT KERRS ARK. TODAY
Little Itock Ark. Dec. I. Passen-
ger train No. 13 on tho Itock Island
railroad was wrecked at Kerrs twelve
miles east of hero this morning.
Tho nglncer and firemnn aru
known to have been killed.
DYNANYTERS SUCCEEDED IN
CHANGING RIVER CHANNEL
RIVER IS AT A HIGH POINT
Guage In Arkansas River Now at
TwentySIx Feet Court House
Still Standing nnd Business
Portlon f City Safe.
Bine Bluff Ark.. Deo. I - The V-
kntiSRs rlwr at this Kilnt today Is
still rlliit slowly and now mnrkh
the stngo of twenty-six feet. From
present Indications the buslnenB sec-
Ion of the city will be saved.
A number of small dwellings east
of tho main ortlon of the clt
hnvo already oaved into tho river
today and other aro also In serious
danger of n like fate.
Numerous dyimmlto explosions
wero heard In the direction of Boyd's
Point opiMMlto the city during the
night nnd today water Is flowing
over that point of land nt about
tho placo whero tho citizens had de-
cided to mako tho cut off. Tnls
may change tho channel of the river
so as to leavo Pino Bluff n mllo
Tho grocery store of C. 0. Brock-
way a two-story framo building.
LIQUOR CASES IGNORED
OKLAHOMA CITY ATTORNEYS DE-
CLARE EVIDENCE OF STATE
OFFICERS IS NO GOOD
Oklahoma City Doc. I. Sonsatlon
iu no mild form wns created yoster-
day In county court when James S.
Twyford assistant county nttomey
mado tho announcement that the
county attorney's office would not try
another liquor case where the state
officers aro ifrvolvod. thnt the state
officers ill J' no know their duties and
that It Is lniM)sglbIo to get n convic
tion In any caso registered by state
oflcers. All ponding liquor cases were
i "1.1 U4IIIWIIMbHIM ill IV II IU Dll"
stance was made several weeks ago
tho prosecution of liquor cases in Ok-
FruJ S. Cnldwoll
mwit attorney hurried to (Juthrlo yos-
torday nfternoon nnd It is believed
will discuss tho Oklahoma county
situation with Governor Haskell.
Following Attorney Twyford's an
nouncement In oonp court several
state officers presont in tho court
room declnrod that they mould leave
County Attornoy Ileardon Is. known
to bo greatly displeased with tho evl-
denco furnished by stuto officers and
said yesterday that "a conviction need
not bo expected with such evldenco
ns they furnish."
Tho idlsmlssnl by Judge Sam Hooker
of tho remaining liquor cases on his
docket amounting to nearly 20 Is
taken to Indicate that no liquor cases
will bo prosecuted whoro tho evidence
Is furnished by the stnte officers.
Sam Kettle charged with selling
whisky to a statu officer wus found
not guilty nnd another Jury had Just
been empaneled when Attornoy Twy-
ford startled tho court with his ultimatum.
Thc PRICK is the thin-.
an tec the quality
N' Krmlo Sideband IVrcu'o 5c
Kt'Kular (lu Ominw I'lHiuiul 3 J-2c
fir to l.r() Hinbroidi'i ii'.s all o -2prkc
All Vnli'iiek-nnL' Lhccs at 1'2price
Ut 'J I i: khiiIm Outings for 8c
I or ami 12 I '2c Flaiuii'lotto for 8c
All Woohm Dh'.sh (1. oris 1-4 off
A 1 Silk and Satins at M off
lU'iiutifnl Dro.-.s TriimningH M off
Ludif.V Htnhroidon'd llandkorohlofs 2ptkc
Only a Few Left
$(i 00 and $15 50 Skirts tfoiiif' at $3.f 5
7 f0 to $10 00 SWirth point: at $4.55
50 and $11! 50 Skin.s yoliitf for 5695
All lilankcts and Comforts at 14 off
Our bip reduction sale is drawing the crowds.
Don't miss it. Everything is on sale.
WORSE THAN DRINK.
Bachelors Need Attention of Reform-
ers Says Lecturer.
Lynn Mass. Dec :. Mrs. Leona
Lako of St. Iuls 0110 of tho lending
temperance lecturors of tho country
who spoko at a big no-llconBo rally
hero laBt night nearly created a
panic among 2000 anient tompor-
nnco reformers when sho announced
from thop latfnrm that sho had
changed her mind about drink bclns
ho worst evil of tho country and
denounced bachelors ns being worso
than "helllonB who run drink dives."
A Btorm of hisses greeted her
"It is tho bachelor who today Is
tho great evil of Amerlcn" sho said.
"It Is tho bachelor who fosters tho
rum ovll oiid who Rpcnds his tlmo
In dives. It is tho habits ho learn
as a bachelor that ruin him as a
WESTHEIMER & DAUBE'S
STILL BOOMING. The people are
sure enough coming. Nothing can
check the great crowds that throng the
Big Store Every Day. The bargains
are still numerous. In fact everything
throughout the Big StOcK is a bargain.
"The Profits Are Yours."
Sounds good and the Big Store full to
overflowing every day with eager buyers
is sufficient proof that the Big Rescue
Sale is a winner. Come and see for
yourself. We haven't time to give you
a long list of prices every day but you
will not go away disappointed.
married man. Reformers should drop
tho rum evil for a whllo and devoto
their attention to this ono crying
need nioro husbnnd3.
"If men can only bo mado to sco
their after llfo nil donends on an
early marriage that with a good
homo nnd a good wlfo llf0 will
bo easy then ns thoro will foo no
meed for us to fight tho orlnk evil.
It will dlo out of Itself."
Funeral of Dr. Carr.
Tho funeral services wero held thlH
ntfemoon nt tho First Presbyterian
church nnd all that wns mortal of
tliy hito Dr. S. S. Carr was laid to
rest In Hoso Hill cemetery. Dr. Carr
wns a well known nnd a good citizen
and a largo number of friends at-
tended tho last coremonles. Services
wero conducted by Dr. Wolth pastor
of tho dcccuBod.
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