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BT THE AKUMOKEITE PUBLISHING
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of the uulillnhtir.
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OUT Killtor'a OlUco .
II. A. HA (1 LAND .
JTiO. V. HAHI.KY
Constitutional Convention Deleoate.
W. A. LKDBIITTKR.
District Mo. 102:
U J. AKHHU.
Ardmore. Monday, November 5, 1906
Kufc U Clnlt Wbrre X U.
no OUigr Matkt.
Fir LUleeate to Cotuiittilional
When yon go in wiii1. st. imp where
tlio X appears in Hip circle, UNDKR
TIIU UOOSTKU. il bo doing, you will
cast your vote for the Democratic
nominee. Make no other murks on tlio
llckot. Fold It tip and tako It I(J tlio
judges who will deposit It In the bill
lot box for you. That Is all thero In to
voting In thu election for constitution
al doleguto, and It you do simply this
much, you cannot nmko a mistake,
for thu Democrats will mnlio n con
stitution that will give you rulluf
from tint excessive ratcH yon have
paid on everything you hnvu shipped
out of the state, and everything yon
havo had shlppod In.
Tho Democrats aro going lo cuny
Oklahoma, Indian Territory and Ard
more And perhaps congress
Tho vulo tomorrow will show how
the people of Ardmore feel nlHmt par
iv linen. We will not be throiiRh tlllH
contest until the election' Ih over,
Men who Bland by The Aidinorelte
unflinchingly now will be remembered
.it another time. Th time will come
when you will need The Ardinorolu
consideration for you and otir husi
ness. Mark the prediction.
Verily, there It much for the linml
i ninth to Bee when they come to tin
new Htute of Oklahoma. The new Mat
has not stood still and In not standing
Mill now. Immigrants will be an glad
i hey caine as we are glad to welcome
I'eoplo cannot be coniMlled to res
' co men because they hold great of
I'eo unless they prove themselves wnr
i 'ay of resiect. Patient, persistent, till
lulling effort to do the best for the
iK-opIa of Oklahoma will bring rich
reward to the )oliilcai ambitions of
-Dine oue or more members of the
Sunday'a Dallas News did its share
i i sustaining The Ardmorelte'a edl
toiiat iiositlon flat u newspaper. Is
a business enterprise Did yim see
tlu News' quarter-paips ad. for the
Republican party of Texas on- pane
r.? Look II up. ' We know of wir ow
personal knowledge that the Dalhi
News force M ies the lei)i(icriitie li
v. '! ia'i(lli!'
INDIANS ARE DEMOCRATS.
Not until tlio present time has it
vei bceli mild of (he Indian, but lie
ally poHHesseH an Interest in politics.
rime has been for years past before
i fool, of the wuly white settler
distill bed the (inU;t peace of the for-
sts nnd homes of the red moil when
e Indians took no interest In (ho hue
!K.-B ol civiH.eu man, nui now coiiui-
oils have chaiiKed. They are fluhtliiK
for their men at the polls like henxjH
feitdliiK a worthy cause.
C-enmo Ii. Cook, one of the best
ncwii men In Oklahoma, and a prom-
crt hanker of Oklahoma City, Ih one
f the men In the new state who be-
11cch firmly that the Indians ar ruIiik
i make thu very best kind of demo-
its anil that they will help to send
IVmorrnlle delegation to congress
r.-n their part of the new state of
Aly belief Is thai the new stale of
Okliilu ma will be Democratic,' Is the
way .Mr. Cook sixes up the slum-
ot. at this time. "I think It enn
o p.:iIrted." he says. "Hint the llrst
Bid i'iiiu will be Democratic, and
at niciiii!", of course, the hciiiIIiik of
wn I'ti'ted .Status wuators of that
iw.'y to Washington. Of the five
ii'.'.Tf.Miieu to which the new state
4 iiitttlcil, thu HepiihllcaiiK may get
-(, li.L the probrilin.v Is that they
II! have only oue. The old Indian
Ter. 'toiy which becomes u part of
ie i.c-v slate. Is almost solidly Dei ,o-
latlr. The Indians are Inclined to
k strong partisans, anyway, ami in-ir
Jeniaiacy has been fortified bv lllclr
eseutineiit antilnsl the Indian policy
lm' ban been ptirsuod at W.v.elii!'.-
on. v t, siraiiRu as it may wen ire.
I itlI- are going to make fir'. va
Dr i. ii i h large fmtt of thorn :it
"Tl'e government under a '! .1
it 1 1 administration lms taken away
bin amis of ncres of their land wit li
nt paying them adequately for it
ud has driven them farther and far-
her from their old methods of life.
lull has naturally tonded to effectual-
y kill nil the love and admiral Ion any
f them might have had for the Re
publican pnrty. v
"Of course, tho Republicans believe
thnt they are going lo send their men
o congress, but this is the way they
tlgure It out: In the past Itepubllcaii
lelegntes havo been elected lo con
gress. A liniment's reflection will show
why this was so. The all important
thing In Oklahoma for six years ot
more, was to be admitted lo stale-
hood. All Democrats naturally did all
hey could to win. Republicans mv
lug a better hIiow lit Washington than
Democrats, were voted for, with the
esult Hint D. T. Klyiin and Hlrd Mc
Oulre received the Democratic votes
ho members of that party knowing
Hint these men were In sympathy with
he administration and would natural
ly secure better results than a Demo
crat would under the an ml' circum
stances. That Is the situation.
The Indians will vote with the Dem
Watch nnd you will see the new
state will be Democratic.
Anont election bets the Itrooklyti
Eagle prints the following timely artl
"Most men are gamblers. U they
do not play cards they hot. If they
do unt bet thoy tako chances in lot
terles. If they abstain from lotteries
they play stocks. If they are nfrnld
of stock they make business ventures
that are In the truest sense u taking
of dinners. Hut there Is one form of
gambling that would Ih- dUioiiragi'd
for the sake uf pindlc decency, and
that Is betting on elections. It vul
Karlles itiid'demeuns what should bo
a dignified acf of the American oo
pie lo know ihat not merely gatnblcdt
aud Itur-room loafers aie piittlnr; u
their money to buck this or that ca.i
didute, us if he were a horse, hut that
men in iho echlce of the biate It
self. Uoveriiors, isissibly. Ileulenitn
governors certainly, Hingis) rates, state
senators and, of course, aldermen, are
openly staking sums on their favorite
candidates and permitting the fact to
bo published in the press."
It Is wrong even In thu heat of a
campaign to hurl epithets at men who
have been respectable all their Hvcb
There is no need for it In any cam
pulgn. We can fight out our Hillt
teal quarrels without charging each
other with crime or dishonor. lct:
not be guilty of slandering each otb
There Is no ne-d for hiud names.. or
for unseemly wrangling Jnit stand
by the party and tho nmlnee. Hon
W. A. Ledbeiter 1b the party's nom
luee and member of the Democratic.
party are bound to-aupiM-i him. That
Is party duty. . '
o man V.is a titiln to claim to ii
n i rr- t t h,i (' :lli 111, Hi mm . itl
i .ii l ilic line time
THE ALL-STELL CA.R.
Advices received at the J'oHlotllce
Dopaitiucut would indicate Hint the
all-steel car has come to sthy. Follow
ing the ntiuoun, ' ncnt of the construc
tion of an nll-sttel passenger car for
(hi! .Southern Railway, conies tne
statement that the llarrlniaii lines
are having six all steelH mall cars con
structed, and thnt they will bo mod
eled alter the all-steel mall ear In use
on the Krle road. This car recently
passed through a serious wreck and
caino out Intact.
Railway postal clerks assort that
this ought to be an object lesson to
congress, and that inasmuch an the
government pays unusually high rates
for the transportation of the malls It
ought to leipilie that all cars built
in the futute shall be of all-steel con
struction. They say .that with all-steel
cars and electric lighting the fatali
ties of wrecks ami the amount of
mall destroyed would not ho half so
great. It Is asserted that many men
are burned to death and thousands of
dollars worth of mall destroyed In
wrecks because of tho use of gas or
oil as a lighting agent. In a wreck
the Ignition of these cause the Hamcs
to spread Instantly nil over the high
ly lullamnble contents of the poHtnl
cars. Ii is pointed out that with the
application rf the ptluclplc of lighting
locomotive headlights with clccti Icily
generated from the axle, en re could
be etpiipped with electric lights al
comparatively small expense. It is
further pointed out that congress has
tho power to demand this additional
It Is Interesting tc nolo that where-
is the volume of express business is
cry much larger than the mall bus
iness and more frequently delays pas
senger trains, yet the railroads get
$ i3,ooo,onn for hauling the mall In the
last fiscal year against Jll.ono.ooo for
express business. Thefce figures arc
taken from 111. last annual deport t
tho Interstate Commerce Coinmis
In religions. In society, and In poll
tics. It la Iielter for ti man to stau!
by the established order, and rely ou
tho organisation to right itself if It
makes an error, or commits n wrong
In union there Is strength, mid In di
vision theie Is weakness, lie loyal
to the Democratic party.
The newspaper business Is the most
irduous and nerve wealing occupation
that a man can follow. No mail can
be a successful newspaper man unless
ho lms one aim and that kept con
stantly In view. He may havo to
write many things that will sting and
ankle, but even tlu great evangelists
niiHt do this If they would cause sin
ners to listen to them while they pour
lint shot Into their souls to save them
from hell. Therefore. It's a matter of
method to make men respect you if
you are a newspaper mail with charac
teristic energy aud enterprise.
UNIQUE DAMAGE SUIT.
Injury to Cattle Claimed from Drink-
Ink Oil In Water.
Cleburne. Tex.. Nov. 1. (1. W. Ilen-
Jainln vsi Oulf, Colorado and Santa
Fo Railway company, damages. 1b the
style of n suit now on trial in the
district court here. This suit has been
on trlnl for n week, and may continue
throiigliYnit tho coming week. Mr.
Henjaiulu Is necking to recover nl
Ugrd dnic iges to a herd of beef cat
tle by reason of drinking water from
Buffalo creek, the surface of snmo
being covered with oil from the com-
pnry'i plant here. Witnesses have
himi brought here from Henumnnt.
I .owiiwi od. and. In fact, from nil over
It it likely that whichever way this
cane goes Is to set n precedeut for
f'lli ie guidance. If one cltUen cnu
l'pcour damages, by reason of the
pn hence of oil on the water, others
will feel at liberty to bring suit .id
Infinitum. For this reason men win
hive watered their stock, under w n-,.
II n- conditions, have been put u,nv
the stand to testify, and all phases
of 'he case will be thrashed out dur
lm; thl trial. The testimony of Mr
Hini. i.iin will raako a book, ami Pr
e'Ulie oust will make several bucks
v Associated Proas.
Oklahoma City. Nov. 5. -The cam
ttaigii for delegates to constitutional
convention closed Jmlay. Both parties
Supreme Court Decision, .
11 y A bp. nclated Press.
Wellington. Nov. 5 The supreme
court tod iv misted the writ of Tin'
beas corpus Baked for by George Mo
ran, Comanche county. . Oklti., .con
vtcted of murder In 1M2,
The qu'ekest and most reliable re
po"-: f.-ee to eei-vbod Tuesd.iv Ill.Tllt
i' D' W-f Pool II. II. "tar !' ' i"1!"
ofllcc G 2
THE ELECTION JUDGES
THREE JUDGES FOR EACH PRE
Two Are Republicans and One a Demo
crat One Clerk From Each Party
Will Be Appointed for Each Pre
James T. Hums, election commis
sioner for dclcgntu district 103, has
announced his apimliitmcnl of judges
fur thu nine voting precincts In Ard
more. In each precinct two of the
Judges are Rrptibllcatin and one Is a
Tieinocrat. Kaqh set of Judges will up
point two clerks and nun or them shall
be a Democrat and one a Republican.
Mr. Hums In pulling the idectlon
booths In order today and everything
will be icmly for the election at an
early hour tomorrow morning. The
Judges appointed are as follows:
For Precinct No. 1 W. P. Ciiiiuavaii
Rep.: II. A. Kehble, Rep.; I. R. Host,
For precinct No. '1 Kcniictt Hudson
Rep.: (I'uorge Hush. Rep.: J. V. Cab
For Pieclnct No. II. Chas Von
Welhe. Rep.; Chus. .Mllner, Rep.: T.
.. Columuii, Dem.
For precinct .No. I .1. (. How. Rep.:
A. !'. Adams, Rep.; .1. II. Kprnglus.
For precinct No. !i W. W. Tallferro,
Rep.: (Ins Miller, Rep.; .1. S. McCha
For precinct No. 0 C. O. Huit.i
Rep.; A. V. Jones, Rep.; .1. R. I'm
For precinct No. 7 .1. W. ilarrcld.
Hep.; J. A. McNaught. Hop.; tleorgc
For precinct No. S 11. .1. Snyder,
Rep.; .1. D. llelsley, Rep.: (leo. Cooner,
Foi iiiecluet No. !) Frank lieriyhill,
Rep.. W. 11. Speiry. Rep.; W F.
Whiithmt mi. Dem.
'lii' first named Judge In each pre
ciuci Is the chairman of the precinct
THE WHITE MAN'S CASE
DECISION FROM THE COURT OF
CLAIMS IN THIS CASE.
Long Pending Claims Known Thro'
Cherokee and Other ..Aprons,
Bring to Light Funds Which
Have Been Hidden for Years.
Uy Associated Press.
Washington, Nov. 5. The supreme
court of tho Hulled States today af-
llrined the decision of the couit of
claims In the case of Daniel Redblrd
Cherokee Nation and others, versus
tho United States,, known iik "The
White Man's Case,1' which Involves
long pending claims of several thous
and white persons to participate In
the distribution of Indian lauds and
funds of the Cherokee nation because
of tho maniago with members of the
tribe. Four million acres of land and
extensive tribal funds wero Involved.
The decision was favorable to the
NO LONGER A REPUBLICAN.
Judge I. O. Lewis of Madill Joins the
Judge ami Mrs. I. O. Lewis are in
tho city from Madill. Judge Lewis was
formerly Judge of Pickens county and
has always been prominent among the
In discussing the approaching t'ec
tlcn Judae Lewis, said that by far tne
greater per cent of the Indian volo
would be Democratic. Ho paid, "For
many reusoas 1 cannot sec why nn lit
dluil can he Republican. The IU
publican party has mistreated the
Indian from 1 Sits up to the present
"I have alvvavi believed that I was
a ncmiblicnn and havo so stuten r.i.tny
limcb. but after having undergone the
rnflst rent men! at tho hands of the Re
publican administration In the allot
inont of lands for myself and family
nnd In collecting the tcwnslto pay
ment, I have renounced the party.
"I leave the Republican party with
out shedding a tear and I am proud
of the gracious welcome the Demo
cratic party has extended to me."
Had a Close Call.
"A dangerous surgical operation, In
volving the removal of a malignant
ulcer, as luree as my hkud. from iny
daughters' hip was prevented by tho
anidlc itlop of Rucklen's . Arnica
Salvo." snvs A. C. Stlckel of Miletus.
V: Va. ."Persistent use of tht Stive
completetv eiir"d It " Curwa Cats.
THirn and ir irles. 2?c ct City Dr-iR
Store, W. H. Frame Drsuwlst.
FOR SALE 2J50fi acres of Improved
funning- lauds P actual sctler, one
tlijrd cash, balance one aud two
yenri'. In tracts of 50 acre's and up.
Prices $10 and up.
CH 3. H COOK.
-i i. u Tiuiuri.-, . i
ROOSEVELT IS ANXIOUS
WOULD LIKE TO KNOW IF NEXT
HOUSE IS REPUBLICAN,
Cannot be Forecasted but They Are
Coming Right and Left With Full
Democratic Force Hold Back
the Preserving Veil.
Washington, Nov. 5. Olllcial Wash
ugtoii Is looking forward to results
of thu election tomortow with many
evidences of anxious Interest. The
picsldent Is the most largely con
cerned In the outcome of New York
state, wheie through Root he has
made known Ills attitude regaidlng
the situation. The president Is par
tlculaily anxious, too. that the next
hotisu shall be Republican although
Republicans are willing to admit that
Democrats are to make gains over
their present representation In con
New York, Nov. 3. Today wit
nesses the closing secnen of one of
the most remarkable political cam
paigns in the history of Hie Kmplre
state. Old time methods of ontlclpat-
Ing results or an election huvo been
rendered almost useless by party line
In many sections of the state have
been almost. If not quite, obliterated.
Political nttlllatlons of lifetime have
been thrown aside and thousands of
voters tomorrow will follow their cho
sen leader rather than any party
Managers of the Republican and the
Democratic part'es and Independent
League campaigns have each an
nounced himself as convinced Hint his
candidate will have a plurality of at
loaBt two hundred thousand votes.
Hughes will address seven meetings
this afternoon and evening In New
York. Hearst will address three and
possibly four 'meetings tonight.
Louisville. Ky.. Nov. 2. Attorney
Oeneral Hays, Democratic catididate
for governor, appeared at police couit
today and asked Justice McCniiu to
hold court all day tomorrow. Days
said he had Information that an ut
tompt would be mad to steal tomor
row's Democratic primary and that he
intended to swear out many warrants,
Fudge promised to be In court all day.
Topeka, Kan., Nov. fi. It Is believ
ed that a full vote will be gotten out
In Kansas. Republican chairman pre
diets tho election of Hoch by 17.000
The Democratic chairman says Harris
GOOD NEWS FOR DEMOCRATS.
Lee Cruce on Situation in Cherokee
and Creek Nations.
Hon. Lee Cruce, candidate for gov
ernor of the new state, and one of
the leading Democrats of the south
west, returned yesterday from parts
of the Indian Terrltoiy nnd Okla,
lioma where he has spent the past
two weeks In campaigning for Democ
racy. Mr. Cruce, In fact, has spent
the time slnco the bestowal of state
hood upon tho territories, In tho 11
making speeches for Democracy. Hi
letiirued to bo heie tomorrow to cast
his vote. In speaking of the sltun
Hon so far as politics Is concerned Mr
Cruce stated that In the Cherokee
nation where ho has spent the greater
part of his time, in his opinion, tin
Democrats will carry practically the
ontlro nation, also they will cany a
great pail of tho CieeU nation. Tills
assertion ot Mr. Cruce's is good new:-
to the Democrats of tho tenitorry. He
states that In all parts of the country
where he hos been, the sentiment
seems to be that tho Democrats are
gulnlng ground. Tho fact that Dr
mocraey lms nover hnd an opportunity
to show Itself In the territory Is one
thing thttt had kept it in the duck
ground, i.or that 11 Is In the llmellgh
friends nro flocking to It and taking
up Its colors.
Pecan Crop AlmoBt a Failure.
Lampasas, Texas. Nov. -I. A few
new pecans 'have begun to come In
here, about average nuts, no strictly
fancy nut having beon received. T
crop Is practically a total failure. LU
year twonty-llvo cars wero shlpp
from this place, nnd It Is not prtbn
bio that more than 10,000 pounds' will
Lbe received this season.
A prominent pecan buyer of this
place, who rocently roturnpd from San
Augelo, stated that while San Angelo
last year shipped about thtrty-llvc
cars, they would not probably ship
more than two or three cars this
year. Prominent pecan grower state
that on good crop years In thrashing
the nuts the buds which have lonne
for the next year's crop aro Injure,!
which generally causes every other
1'yenr to bo n short crop.
rdinore Nursrry cnu furnish you
."! LI'UIS or fruit trei s. wn wnnt l-rm
(Uii lqiono GO. S&wk
Aidmofe, Monday, November 5, 1906
CALLS UPON ALL GOOD LAW
ABIDING CITIZENS TO HELP.
Must Carry No Weapons Intimida
tion Not Allowed Vote Purchas
ers WIII be Watched and Ar
rests Made For Violations. .
The following commission was sent
this morning to one hundred deputy
marshals appointing them special dep
uties to act during Hie elections in
he Southern district tomorrow.
These deputies will act at all voting
A notice to the public fiuui Marshal
Porter of this district also appeaiH In
which ho appeals to all good cltlr.ens.
for assistance in the work of piotcct-
ng all voters on the day of election.
Copy of Commission,
Sir With this communication is u
commission appointing you a Special
United States Deputy Marshal for
Tuesday, November (i, PJUtJ. only, for
which service you will recelvu $;i.0b.
You are appointed for the sole pur
pose of preserving peace' and order
at the vctlng places and I hereby In
struct you to u"et with absolute Impar
tiality In protecting the rlghs of all
men, whether whites, Indians or ne
groes. h'spechil care i.hould be exercised to
see that thero is no drinking or giv
ing away of intoxicating liquors. See
that there Is no intimidation nnd that
every mini whether Democrat or Re
publican Is given a "Squtlre Deal."
No other Interference must he tol
- G. A. PORTISR.
United Slates Marshal.
Directions havo been received br
me from Hie department, to appoint
special deputy United States marshals
on Tuesday', November fi, 11)00. for the
sole purpose of preserving peace aud
order at voting places throughout the
southern district. These special depu
ties have been appointed by me ami
Instructed to act with absolutely Im
partiality in protecting the rights of
all, whether whites, Indians or ne
groes. There positively must bo no Intim
idation of -any nature, ami overy per
son, whether Democrat, Republican
or independent, must be given u
Any one found with concealed weap
ons, intoxicating liquors, ami those
engaged in trying to buy votes or In
timidating voters will bo Immediately
arrested and summarily dealt witn
according to law.
The hearty co-operation of nil good,
law abiding citizens is asked In -soring
that we have a fair, square elec
tion. O. A. PORTKR.
United States Marshal.
Ardmore. I. T., Nov. C. 100C.
MURDERED WHILE ASLEEP.
Night Guard of Convict Camp Shot
Beaumont, Tex., Nov. 1. Arthur F.
Carr, aged about 2.r years, employed
ns night guard In the county convict
camp, was murdered as ho slept lit
Ills lied In the camp tent lust night.
The ciimo for brutality and horror
Is not surpassed by any Incident in
the criminal records of tho county.
Information of the tragedy llrst
reached tho city last night In the
form of a telephoii" message from
County Roajl Doss Baldwin to the sher
Posses wero formed among tho city
and county officers and search for
Williams was instituted until after
midnight, when ho was arrested in tills
city by officer O. S. McCullough.
Nothing of the terrible crime was
known until John Baldwin and the
county convict gnng returned to their
camp several miles out Inst evening
at C o'clock. Can- was found lying
In his bod In (he tout. Ho had been
shot through the head with a shot
gun, and thb instrument of death,
which belonged lo him, was found
around the place. Cnrr was undi'es
od ami the nppoaranoe of tho body In
dicated that the man wnaj murdered
In Ills slcop. Indications wore that ln
had been dond for soveral hoqrs bo
foro tho men returned t otho camp.
Tho tent was found disarranged
and In con fusion. A grip or vnllso.
in which Cnrr kept his valuables, hud
b"en ripped opon and the sum of $::"
which Carr U said to havo had, was
A suit of elothoa which deceased
hail bought In Beaumont on Fibl.w
last was also missing nnd Carr's re
volver waa missing, a' milt of clothe j
belonging to Officer Baldwin wn ai.fi
Harry D Williams. a-?eil about 30
years, has bcn arrested.