The Daily Ardmoreite. (Ardmore, Okla.), Vol. 15, No. 229, Ed. 1, Wednesday, March 3, 1909 Page: 1 of 8
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WITH RELIABLE CORRESPONDENTS IN GUTHRIE AND WASHINGTON AKDMOREITE GIVES NEWS FIRST
WANTliD Family wash-
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Telephone No. lO
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VOI I'M UXV
ARDMOltK OKLAHOMA WKDNKSDAY KVKNINCi MAI( II :s IDOU
EVERYTHING IN READINESS FOR..
BIG INAUGURAL CEREMONY ATI..
PARADE THE BIG FEATURE!
L'xpec-d that Fifty Thousand Men
Including Governors of Fourteen
States Will Be In Line of March
Washington 1) C .March P. With
every prospect of good wtnthcr all
preparations arc complete ami thu
Incoming traltiH aro adding In the
numberless hosts who are already
The national's capital nwults the
coming of the morrow when Taft
Mill be inaugurated.
Tlio time-honored Innugural parade
In which It Is estimated that fifty
thousand men. Including the gover-
nors of fourteen states ani their
staffs will mnrrh. Is claiming tlie
DICK THOMPSON DEAD
MAN WHO WAS STRUCK ON THE
HEAD LAST SEPTEMBER DIED
G. It. Thompson aged 27 years
died at his homo in this city at 8:30
last night. Ho is survh'cd by) his
' wife. Hp was a step-son of U C.
'.Pollard of this city. Tho remains will
be taken to Provence for burial. Ho
has a brother In Fort Worth nnd
ono In Comanche county this stato
who aro expected hero this evening.
Tho circumstances tinder which Mr.
Thompson died aro rather unusual.
About the middle of last September
Thompson and a number of friends
were drinking a keg of beer In an
Rast Main street bulldinrr ono Sun-
day nfternoon. The men were friends
nnd were having a Jolly time It Is
alleged. During the afternoon how-
over some little trouble aroso be-
tween A. Tt. 'White nnd Dick Thomp-
son. Thompson was struck nnd sus-
tained a wound upon tho head. SInco
that tlmo bo has been up a part of
tho time and In bed a part. Ho took
dinner with friends Sunday nnd yes-
terday morning took his bed ngaln
nnd for the lant time. Members of
tho family state that tho wound was
tho cause of his death. White who
was under bond for nssault Immedi-
ately gave himself up on the chnrgo
of murder and was placed In jail.
The affair was an unfortuunto ono
and Is generally regretted.
Mrs. Laura Reynolds vs. D. Dreeben
was tho style of a suit tried In coun-
ty court yesterday afternoon. It
seems that Mrs. Reynolds had signed
a noto with her husband to Dreeben
for $2I." nnd hnd given n mortgage
on a cow nnd piano. Judgment was
taken against Reynolds by default
nnd Mrs. ReynoMs brought suit to
enjoin Dreeben from Polling the goods
mortgaged. Tho Injunction was de-
nied by the court.
Lost anything? Advertise It in Tho
Ardmorelto Want columns.
WE CAN DO YOUR OAS FITTING
Don't wji until It gets cold again.
Phone 60. Ardmcre Sunolv Co
DR. C. STERLING COOLEY
no )"KI-Rfi-PRAK.TTK"I no
AAA A W m
Will take pleasure in explaining m system of "Kl-RO-PRAK-TIK"
to those interested" or diseased.
Suite 7-9 Sims-Pennington Building. Over
Palace and Wonder Store. Telephone 409.
J- ! If 9
.150 LIVES LOST.
y .March .1 A t. I.
5: gram 7yiyrii. Aslatl
:: Turkey s... tj. "Ulai- of
Nnmin near . nas
bevn destroyed b A-arth
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MAN N0T WANTED
MISSOURI SHERIFF MAKES A
LONG FRUITLESS TRIP COHEN-
OUR NOT THE MURDERER
J. C. Cohenour Is again a free
man. Ho was arrested lust Sunday
hy Sherl Akcrs as a suspect from
; Missouri. A man by tho name of
Lour It Is alleged killed two men
In llonton county Missouri. Cohen-
our In many respects suited tho de-
scription of tho man wanted and
Sheriff Akcrs placed hint under arrest
Friends of tho man secured his rc-
leaso to await the arrival of officers
from Missouri. Iast night Sheriff J.
W. Allen arrived. Ho saw Cohenour
this morning and at onco stated that
he was not tho man. Tho sheriff re
turned home and Cohenour was al
lowed to go his way unmolested.
MANY FAREWELL GREETINGS AT
WHITE HOUSE V.ITH PASSING
OF ROOSEVELT REGIME.
Washington D. C March I!. Men
who have been at the whlU- house
for fifty years have no recollection
of tho scenes such ns were wit-
nessed hero today In the closing
hours of the Roosevelt administra-
tion. It Is estimated that between 10
o'clock and noon twenty-five hun-
dred persons onlled to exchange fare-
well greetings 'with the retiring pres-
ident. During this time he also signed
several bills as they were brought
WINTHROP GETS PLACE
ACCEPTS APPOINTMENT AS AS-
SISTANT SECRETARY OF THE
NAVY UNDER TAFT.
Washington 1). C Mnrch 3. Pies-Uent-clect
Taft today announced the
selection of Ileckhaui Wlnthrop to be
assistant secretary of the navy ami
his acceptance thereof.
BOTH SIDES AT WORK
ATTORNEYS FOR DEFENSE AND
PROSECUTION PREPARING FOR
RESUMPTION OF BIG TRIAL.
Xashvllle. Tenu.. March :!. Attor-
neys for both sides nt the Cooper-
Shnrp murder trial aro today busy
laying plans for the resumption ot
the battle tomorrow.
The stato has decided not to re-
tail (Jovernor Patterbou.
Bonner Gives Ball.
John llonnor who was convicted
Inst wool: of larceny nnd given a tour
year sontenco hns appealed his case.
Tho appeal bond was sot at lU.fiOO
which was given last night and Bon-
ner Is on the streets again.
AA AAA AAftA
OPPOSED TO FEW MEN NAMING I
WHOM THE OFFICERS OF THE
CITY SHALL BE.
AGAINST GRAFT PLAN
Committee of Forty Turned Down De.
mand of Labor otiled Mei Want
Offices When There is a Decent
What the laboring people of the
city think of the present political
situation In this city waH clearly re-
flected at a recent meeting of ono
of the unions when sixty lalorlng
men were present. Out of tho sixty
at this meeting only one stood for
tho non-partisan ticket. The laltorlng
men nsked for a representative on
tho ticket placed In the field by tho
forty and wcro refused so they stat-
ed. They a'so stated that there Is a
certain class of peoplo who wero will-
ing to let the offices go to laboring
men when they could not draw more
than $r0 a year for their services and
now since thero Is $7." per month or
$900 per year In. the Job the money-
ed men want to grab tho offices and
aro willing to tako them from the
people. It Is nlso stated by tho scnsl
ble union men that their liberties are
being encroached upon when they
are denied tho ballot In1 making nomi-
nations. Should tho rule of tho forty
prevail in this town anil the people
adopt this method thero would bo no
trouble In the Interested few putting
any ticket they desired In the field.
Placing power In tho hands of tho
few breeds graft placing power In
tho hands of the peoplo Insures fair
and honorable government. The mnn
who Is nominated by a commltteo
Is under obligations to that commlt-
teo and to the Individuals who con-
trol that commltteo. Hut on tho oth
er hand when the whole peoplo by
their votes name tho nominee ho Is
Indobted to tho wholo peoplo and Just
SUIT FOR DEBT.
Foreclosuer of Mortgage on City Prop-
erty Is Asked For.
The Farmers' Loan and Security
Company 'has filed suit In the district
court against Habo and Hester Car-
nett. Tho company alleges Hint It
loaned money to defendants and took
as security a mortgngo on lot 4 In
block 411 In this city. That tho noto
of $350 fell duo last Juno and that
only 3C of same has been paid.
Judgment for tho amount duo and
foreclosure of tho lien is prayed for.
Potterf & Walker aro attorneys for
the plaintiff company.
BULLS HAVE GRAIN MARKET.
New High Record for Season Estab-
lished by Wr:at Oats and Corn.
Chicago. III.. March 3. New high
records for the season 'cro estab-
lished by wheat corn ami oats on
the Hoard of Trade today when May
whtat advanced by touching 1.19
only two cents below the highest
price of the dates tauipalgu; July
advanced to 1.00 7-S; May corn no Id
nt 07 3-1 and.. May o.iU .111 1-2.
INSANE MAN SURRENDERS.
After Defying Officers For Two Days
Insane New Yorker Surrenders.
Youngstown N. V. March 3. Da
vid Ilarrlnger who for the past two
dnH has barricaded hlms If III IiIh
rami hoiue and defied the officers
wlio attempted to arrest him on a
lunacy charge guvo himself up to
Washington March 3. Delegates
from all the labor organization! af-
filiated with the Amorlcnn Federa-
tion assembled bore today for th
purpose of organizing n national
union label proiKiganda.
Tho department will have union
label sectlonH of nil tho big central
labor unions In each city of th'
No snoods will he
sold during opening
McKEAND SECRETARY OF BOARD
OF TRADE WILL BE HERE FROM
SANTA FE REPRESENTATIVE
Market Will Be Provided for Berries
Fruit and Truck Sixty Members
Have Joined Since Last Meeting
and Sixty More Will Be Added
The commoiclal club will hold an-
other big opon meeting tomorrow
night at eight o'clock nt tho cou-t
house. Secretary MoKoand of th-j
Hoard of Trade of Oklahoma CIy
will bo here and addross the people
on Uio subject of town building. H'i
Is n mombor ot tho liveliest bunnh
of boosters In tho state nnd his
Hpeoch Avlll attrnct attention and will
be of much value to tho local pun
I j. C. Hill hortlculturallst. with the
Santa Fo at Oalvoston has promised
to bo hero and Is expected to nrrlve.
Ho will speak along agricultural!
lines. Ho proioso to furnish a mar-
kot for nil the berries and fruits
thnt can bn ralwed In this countrj
nd his talk will bo of much Inter-
est. Thero will be other volunteors o
lik along different life and mo -o
' ow life will bo tal- i on. It Is ex
pootod that tho court houso will bo
riiwded with peoplo wn t.ro anxious
to feo the town mov.i cut nnd con
t iue to build evMi faster than It Is
F'nro the last meeting was held
n week ago sixty members has been
added to tho club and everything
lot Us good for a prosperous year.
Friday Evening March 5th
8 ia 10 O'clock
An expose of new Spring merchandise just to gie
you an idea of the styles approved by close followers" of
fashion the first showing in Ardmore of the correct ideas
for the Spring and Summer of 1909.
We've many new things to show you radical inno-
vations that will both please and surprise you.
You'll find the handsomest types of ready-to-wear
garments here then too there'll be an elaborate showing
of silks dress goods white goods laces etc. together
with a comprehensive showing of men's wearables shoes
The people of Ardmore and neighboring towns are
invited to be our guest on this the occasion of our Annual
The following program will be rendered by the Low-
enstcin Orchestra during the opening from 8 to 10 P. M.
I. March "Victorious Kaglo" .(luoro Hosey
i!. Selection "Tho Merry Widow" l.ennr
II. "MarBovIa" Chan. K. Itont
I. Selection "Sinilioiinet Suo" (lunKdwurds
Ti. Intermezzo "Oavalorin ItUHticanu"
il. "I'lzzieato Pollen' StratiHs
7. "Vontllzers HUh" Hurry Von Tlkor
8. March-"L'ndor Tim Ilannor of Victory"
Kranz v Hon
BURN TO DEATH
TENEMENT HOUSE IN NEW YORK
IN WHICH VICTIMS WERE CUT
OFF FROM ESCAPE.
THEY AIL WERE ITALIANS
Ages of Victims Ranged From Fourj
to Eighty Years Fire Believed to I
Have Been the Work of the "Black
Now York. N. Y. March 3. Their
oscapo cut off by a burning stairway
ton persons perished early today In
a flro that dostroyod a flvo-itory tone-
mont houao on tho ICast Side U this
Tho victims were nil Italians their
ngos ranging from eighty down to a
girl of only four years.
It U believed tho blnzo was of In-
cendiary; origin following a "Hlack
Hand" notice which the oocupunts
of tho building received recently.
Four mwnbors of the Fallbertl fam-
ily and four of the Trnvlslnl family
aro nmong tho dead.
There woro about thirty families
In tho tenomont mostly Italian nnd
tho pollco nnd flromen rescued many
of them. Sovoral babies were tossed
from windows nnd caught by flro-
men on ladders.
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WEATHER FOR CAST.
New OrloaiiH La. March 3.
The weather forecast for tt
Oklahoma Is timlght fair and tS
colder Thursday fair ud Jt
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SCHOOL LAND BILL SIGNED
GOVERNOR HIGHLY PLEASED
Guhrle Okla. March 2. In tho
p:e?ence of tho flvo framers of the
Mil and other distinguished company
Cmernor Hnskell today signed tho
bill by Kggorman Conlell nnd Morris
of tho senato and Castecl nnd Mnxoy
of tho house providing for the sale
of J per cent of the surface area
of tho school lands of the stato ot
Oklahoma valued approximately nt
Following tho signing ot tho bill
thero was an Immediate scramble for
tho several pens with which tho gov-
ernor signed. Among thoso securing
such souvonlrs were Mrs. Hoy Hoff-
man wlfo of Colonel Roy Hoffman
nnd Stato Senator .T. Minor Thomas
of 1-iwton. Oovernor Haskell Immedi-
ately transmitted to tho legislature u
messnge notifying It of the approval
of tho bill. In bis moMuige the gov-
ernor states thnt ho believes the
groat Importance of this bill to the
people of Oklahoma warrants further
mention. The governor statos that ho
had hoped for a bill for the sale or
nil the school kinds that he is strict-
Iv opposed to the tenantry systom.
that homo owners aro far more to bo
desired thao home renters and that
ho believes that the state would
derive more Ixneflt in taxes nnd In-
toret on tho proceed than can ever
be derlvel by the ren'a! system. He
further expresses the belief that tho
lessees have helped largely to mnke
the values that aro now attached
to these lands and are entitled to
'tberal consideration and states that
he would personally favor mime fur-J
ther concessions to the lessees but
believes that time would tend to pro-
duce less favorable consideration for
He also stated as his opinion that
tho people at an early dato will de-
ctde that It Ih best to sell the re
nialndT of the school land th.it 'he
present bill meets the. approval of n
tl. Selection "II Trovntoro" Vordl
10. "Melody In F" Itubonstion
11. Wnltz-"My Lady l.nuRhtor"
i. "La I'aloma" Yradler
13. Ovoturo "Harbor of Mevllle" llosslni
11. Prize Song from "Dlo MIsterHlngor"
in. Marcli-"StarH and Strlpos Forever"
great majority of tho people of tho
state slnco tho needs ot tho stato
for public buildings makes tho salo of
tho public building lands a necessity
and tho Indemnity lands aro in 6UcU
largo bodies ns to romler local gov-
ernment and development almost Im-
possible. Tho governor also reviews his fight
In tho constitutional convention tho
tlrst leglslaturo and for tho initiated
bill drawn nt his InsUinco to havo
nil tho school lands of tho stato sold
and expresses tho opinion that tho
Initiated bill failed more through
falluro of the voters to fully com-
prehend Its provisions than through
opposition to the salu ot tho school
CARTER ON TRIAL.
Charged With Embezzlement on
Seven Different Counts.
C. . Carter oharged with embezzle-
ment Is on trial today In he dis-
trict court. It Is alleged that ho
wrongfully held out money from
Tyler & Simpson company win' 1 I
their employe. He has seven af-
ferent Indictments against hri H.
V. Turner Is for the defnnr w!l!o
the county attorneys are Ik In -; as-
sisted In the prosecution b Ii.
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