".. a. .....,4 a . . - Tofrt l Irfi ' 1
Dull Turnout i.
North Caddo St.
Central Livery Stable
At OoHedgi & Co'e Hardware stor.
ARDMORE ICE CO.
SIDNEY SUGGS. 1
AKDMORE, IND. TER., THURSDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 20, 1900.
8UoBcy:.prT,r- , ; NUMBER 45 :
C. C. HEMMING, C. L.
C. L. BEIM1NG,
FIRST NATIONAL BANK,
Ardmore, Indian Territory.- - v - ,
KIDNAPERS GET TWENTY-FIVE
Capital Paid Up.
THE OLDEST BANK III THE INDIAN TERRITORY.
Drafts sold on all parts of the world. Accounts of firms and individuals
solicited upon the most liberal terms consistent with good banking, i
BRUCE & ROBERTS,
BUSINESS PLACED IN OUR HANDS WILL RECEIVE PROMPT
AND CAREFUL ATTENTION. '
.Office Over First National Bank.--
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PHONE 21. ARDMORE, I. T.
Lynching at New Orleans. Also In Mis
sissippiA bharpfrlchtiReported from
the Pnlllpplaca Operators Ara
7 Confident Female Klondlker.
The Broadway- Carriage Shop
RANSOM FOR CDDAHY'S SON.
Br Sertppa-McIUa Praa A aelatloa.-
Omaha, Neb. Doc. 20. Tvren
ty-fiye thousand dollars in gold
was the amount paid by Edward
Cudahy, the millionaire packer,
for the return of his son, who
had been kidnaped.
rte lert the money at the ap
pointed spot and his son was re
turned. There is no clew to the
identity of the kidnapers.
PINGREE'S HILARIOUS BANQUET
Br Scrlpp-McRe Prea Association.
Detroit, ' Mich., Dec. ' 20.
Guests who attended Governor
hilarious time The drinks con
sisted of fortv-eisrht cases of
wiue, two barrels of cocktails,
four demijohns of whisky'and
one case of brandy.
D. E. ALLEN,
3 r i c 1
iuuesn mm rantru
M T PPI kTPO QIHF mm
j 1 I A A 1.JM1 VUbh nws.ii 1 I 1
Absolutely the BEST
that money can b v.y .,
used, always used. ,
Tha Up to Date
For painless and" high class
Dental work. Prices reason
able. All work guaranteed
vmce In Uorman Buildinz. over Younz's Furniture Store. Phone No. aa.
A big Bankrupt stock of goods at.
THE GREEN FLAG STOREi
Bargains in Dry Goods, Clothing,
gbhoes and Notions.
felt IicMne Thread. 8 spools lor 23c. ' B. . GOLDSM ITH .
Dr. B; R. ECKLER,
Magnetic Healer and.Osteopath
" J located in Ardmore, where he will practice his profession. Specialty
deof cases where drugs and medicines have failed or caused disease. I
, i teach Magnetic Ilealincr. Weltmer Method, and euarantee satisfaction.
; The sufferinc nuhlic nr an nne wiahinir to learn this wonderful, science
"f jet information in regard to rt call and see me at my rooms, over Ringer
- oiore, Main Street. Consultation Iree from 10 to li; 1 to z eacn aay
Four Full Quarts of ELMHURST
Kentuckj 's Best, for $3.50.
Express prepaid to any state or territory in the union.
OKLAHOMA SUPPLY CO.,
o. 10 Broadway. '
Oklahoma City. 0.fT
.... . ' ! . . . '
We have moved into our new barn on Washington .
street, back of First National hank and opposite the
'Ardmorite office. . . . " . We "are prepared to'
ffiord and Deliver 'Horses .to' Any Part" of City
the murder of Thomas Thomson,
his wifts and child. Thomas op
erated a trading boat on the
Mississippi between Vicksburg
and -Natchez. The boat was
burned by the murderers and
the bodies of the victims thrown
into the river. ,
The crime was committed in
Arcadia. ' The. negroes con
TOLD BY TELEPHONE.
Words Whispered in Our Ear From
Inland Towns in the Territory
LYNCHING AT NEW ORLEANS.
By Scrtpps-McR&e Pm. Auoctstloo.
New Orleans,' Dec. 20. James
Lewis was lynched by an orderly
mob shortly before noon at Gulf
port on the spot whore he shot
Marshal Richardson yesterday.
SHARP FIGHT IN PHILIPPINES.
Uy 8cripps-McRa Pro. Aasocl.tloo.
Washington, Dec. 20. Admi
ral Remey cables from Cavite
that fifteen troopers of the
burth cavalry and five of the
crew landed from the gunboat
Bascov yesterday at Lindones,
where they surprised eighty in-
urgents. A sharp skirmish fol-
owed in which thirteen insur
gents were killed- and guns and
stofes captured. One soldier
was wounded. .
. OPERATORS CONFIDENT.
By Srripps-McRae Press Association.
Chicago, Dec. 20. Not with
standing the fact'that a confer
ence with the Santa Fe officials
failed yesterday, the officials of
the striking operators say they
will win- the fight.
Mrs. T. E. DeGarmb left today
for Bowie, Texas. "
T. E. White and Mr. and Mrs.
Win. Patton left today for Spring
field, Mo.', wbrre they will visit
the old folks during the holidays.
Born To Mr. and Mrs. V. W.
Wheat, a son.
Dr. Higgins of Glenn is here.
Bob Scivally i3 here from the L.
C. school house. - .
A local paper is eiving a tnrkish
bath towel as a premium with all
new subscriptions. This is done in
order to secure increased circula
John Burge is at Purcell.
J. R. Shannon is at Pauls Val
Ed. Mitchell of Paula Valley is
Two youths of about seven years
of age got into a difficulty today
and one of them named Cravis,
was cut across the back and neck.
The wounds are not dangerons.
Bob Price of Putdy, who was
shot several days ago hy burglars,
died here Monday night.
Jim Martin and Camp Gait went
to Purcell yesterday returning last
Mount Morris has - a very sick
Commissioner U. G. Winn is re
ported some better.
J. L. Wilson is here from Viola.
Andy Addington is here from
Wapanucka, al30 Chas. Ho well
from the same place.
R. E. Phillips of Gainesville is
H. Gross has returned from
Beard is here from
DATTLC III MIS
BELIEF THAT CLEMENTS HAS
AQAIN ATTACKED DELAREY.
Avrm immh of anusnus
A. H. PALMER)
THE CITY.FSATtOfJAL BAHtl
Capital and Surplus.
ARDMORE. I. T.
Accounts of firms and Individuals solicited:
Courteous treatment accorded all alike.
Hundreds of Men, Women and Children
Killed by Mosselmen France Will
Ktturn Chinese lost Krafer Gets
Great Rtctptlon at Amsterdam
' . BATTLE IN PROGRESS.
Br Scrtpiw-IfrRmtf Press Aracx-Utlos.
Johannesburg, Dec. 20.
Heavy cannonading was heard
yesterdav north of Krugersdorf
near Magalisberg mountains.
It is believed Clements has
again engaged Delarey, who so
severely defeated him at Magal
isberg Dec. 13.
Clements was strongly re-in-forced.
The Boers are very active
between here and Pretoria.
MASSACRE OF CHRISTIANS.
By Bcrlpps-McRs. Press Association.
Vienna, Dec. 20 Further de
tails of the massacre of Chris
tians in Macedonia by Mussul
men has been received from Sa-
Horrible outrages have. been
committed. Every Christian
male in the village of Bitinckhas
The Servian consul estimates
the number of Christians killed
at 470 men, 110 women and 430
Oood Whisky Wasted.
Just after the north bound train
arrived last night three officers
visited the express office to make
a search for contraband wet goods.
The work was under the super-
pervision or tape. Jack li,llis, as
sisted by Indian Policeman Hamp
Willis and Deputy Maiehal Buck
Garrett, with Express Agent
Ryan, who was summoned from
his home. The office was careful-
searched and all suspicious
looking packages were submitted
a -vigorous inspection. The
search was not fruitless and it is
estimated that not less than 100
gollons of whisky were found and
destroyed, the liquid running
along the ground for a time in a
manner that must have delighted
the spirit of Jack Cade could he
hare witnessed it.
FRANCE TO RETURN LOOT. -
By 8rrlp-VcFtae Press AswxM.tloo. .
Loudon, Dec, 20. Dispatches
from Paris say the French gov
ernment has decided to return
the Chinese loot, taken by the
French soldiers in recent opera
tions in China.
YOUNG CUDAHY KIDNAPED.
Omaha, Neb., Dec, 20. Ed
ward Cudahy, Jr., aged 15 years,
son of Edward Cudahy, the
packer, mysteriously disappear
ed last night and it is feared he
has been kidnaped and held for
ransom. A dog wnicn accompa
nied him came home during-the
By Bcrlpps-McRs. Press Association.
Seattle, Dec. 20." Mrs. Mary
L. J. Cochran has arrived from
Dawson, she was'the first woman
to walk over the trail, making
the trip alone and in good time.
Strange and Billy Blan-
at the Cottage last
KILLED BY RUNAWAY CARS.
By Scrlpps-McRs. Press Assodstlon.
Mount Carbon, W. Va., Dec.
20. -(Jars- broke loose on an in
clined plane at the great Kanaw
ha coal tripple. yesterday, two
men were .instantly killed and
three seriously injured.
KILLED HIS BROTHER,
By Bcrlppa-McRae Prar Association- .
Dexter, Mo., Dec. 0. William
Wilson stabbed his brother,
George, through the heart."
The dead man ' fell in - his
mother's arms. The 'brothers
quarreled over a trivial matter,
W. A. Welch has moved into
his new residence in the new addi
Mr. West and family Jett yes
terday to visit their old home in
Tom Scott is building an addi
tion to his residence.
L. G. and A. C. Scott are put
ting in a groeery"Tusiness here
Rev. Tennison and wife have
gone to spend jurist mas in len
W. J. Ray is at Ardmore today
Arrangements aie being made
for a Christmas tree at this place
R. L. Arnold has sold his busi
ness, interests to W. O. London
iter, s Gage and Miss Pernio
O'Brien went to Ardmore yester
J. Brown has gone to Comanche
to meet his wife a sisters, Misses
Boyd, from Whitt, Tex., who are
coming nere to spend unnstmas
KURGER AT AMSTERDAM.
By Bcrlpps-McRs. Press Assoelstloa.
Amsterdam, Dec, 20. Presi
dent Kruger has arrived here
d is the guest of the munici
pality. He was' given an enthu
siastic reception even exceeding
that shown him upon his arrival
at the Hague.
DE WET 'S LOSS.
Cy Ecrlpps-McRs. Prew i asortatloc
Maseru, Basutoland, Dec. 20.
DeWet had thirty killed and
wounded and twelve taken pris
oners in his recent dash through
the British lines at Thabanchu
A SERIOUS COLLISION.
By Et1pii-McR. Press AssoclsHoa.
Port Said, Dec. 20. The Dutch
as . 1 ...
cruiser wnicu recently toon
President Kruger to Europe
collided with the English steam
er Patterson yesterday, both
vessels are . seriously damaged
BOERS DESTROY AMMUNITION.
By 8crlpps-lfcRss Press Association.
Pretoria, Dec. 20. When
the Boers defeated Clements
recently, they captured
great quantity of ammunition.
Part of this was mistaken for
stores, and upon the Boers set
ting fire to it, it exploded killing
and injuring many.
When you want to drive for pleasure or business
'give us a'call. We will give y ju satisfaction.'
WHITE A SMITH, . t.: , ,
A FALSE REPORT.
By Scrlpps-lfcRas Press Association.
Chicago, Dec. 20. Inquiries
through .official channels have
proved there is no foundation for
the report of a fortune of two
hundred "million dollars awaitiog
the Cory family of Kansas and
Nebraska in the British Chas
' . NEGROES LYNCHED. ,
j Arcadia, Miss., Dec. 20. Two
j uegroes were lynched here for
Bracelets, very handsome, from
75c up at the Old California watch
maker's. ' lG-8t
Two hundred and fifty thousand
grape vines allvarieties, for sale
cheap. Now is the . time to set
them out.- Dr. -W, J. Brown,
Lone Grove, I. T. : 9 Ira
T " t. 1 f - "'a - fTl
xou can get coys- waisig worm
50 and 75 cents, for 25 cent now at
Leatherwood & Fielder's. 18 5t
Barter's Ideal Heaters last a life
time, just the thing for office, hall
or bedroom. See them at Golledge
&'Co's. - 17-tf
By Scrlppe-llcRae Pres. Association.-'
Capetown, Doc. 20. The
Boers have occupied Colesberg,
twenty miles south of Orange
The Boer invasion is spread
ing east and west in the north
em portion of the colony and the
people are greatly disturbed.
'Big crowds every day attend
the museum of anatomy in the
. - - -j .....
Burch & V ernor building and
every person is more than pleased
with the exhibition. .
Don't forget the fine selection
of diamonds at the Old Califor
nia watch maker'. 16-8t
young men an
Harness college tor
omen . opeus us
mdnen. . c
-. ' ... . f .
j- Don't forget our 5,
are selling cow -for.'S .
Old California watch i
iG8t; ' ;
so - nt a
If yon are thinking" of buildjng
house, see Donaldson. 13-lm
A nobby line of -men's and boys
caps just received at Leatherwood
& Fielder's. 18 5t
Many persona havo bad the. ex
perience of Mr. Peter Sherman, of
North Stratford, N. II., who says,
For years I Buffered torture from
chronic indigestion, bat Kodol Dys
pepsia Cure made a well man of me."
It diggests what yoa eat and ia a cer
tain cure for dyspepsia and every
form of stomach trouble. It gives relief
at once even in the worst oases, and
can't nelp bat do yoa eood. City
Drug Store W. B. Frame, Prop.
Two unknown men were foujid
dead in a store house for cotton
seed hulls at Muskogee the other
day. They had evidently taken
refuge there from the cold and
were suffocated. On one of the
the men a note book was found in
which was written the name of
Robert O'Keef, Nanayark, Pa. .
Rev. J. L. Gage of Cumberland
was married to Miss Penie O'Brien
of Lone Grove by Rev. W. G.
Sims at the district parsenage yes
terday afternoon at 5 o'clock.-,
A few more beautiful , things in
oose hirt waists at Leatherwood,
& Fielder's. 18 5t
Ton cac get Thompson's glove-
fitting corset worth $1 to $1.50 and
Shilling's American Lady worth $1
to $1.50 at Leatherwood & Fiel
der's for only 75 cents. 185t
The famous Leader cook stove at
J. B. Spraeins & Co.
At the Jail.
Deputy Bridges today placed A.
J. Forbes in jail on a charge of
embezzlement. He was committed
by Judge Bradford.
" Lee Oden and Bud Oden today
took advantage of section 1042
and were released.
Mae Johnson, Cal Lewis and
Bill Throne were discharged from
custody today, .the grand jury hay
ing refused to return" indictments
Territorial drinks, not the kind
that make holidays treacherous bat
the kind every woman should hare
on her table. Here they "ate s Van
liooten a cocoa. DOBtnm vi-a1.
chocolate and White star, coffae.
You can get them all at Jake's. 16 .
Handsome new iron and brass
beds cheapest ever offered in Ard-
more. Will exchange for wooden
beds. See my my fine line of drea?
sers just from the St. Louis mar
kets. North Caddo street. 16-lm
L. D. Mason.
wood stoves at J. B.
Aecommodaao. in strut Times.
At a meeting of the executive com
mittee of the National Association of
Street Railway Employes, held at De
troit, Mich., the president was in'
stmcted to draw up a plan by which
local unioils are to be assessed In order
to raise a fund with which to purchase
automobiles for use by the street rail
way men in the cities where Strikes
are In progress.
Improve the appearance of
your table and at a cost that
is within reason.
Haviland &, Go's.' Dinner and
Tea Sets in' Decorated and
Plain White. A Great variety
of Toilet' Sets.: - .
Js M. Golledge & Co.
Fine Steaks and Roasts.
Family Trade Catered to es
pecially. Only the very Finest
- Meats found in our Shop. ,
lorttCidaOtt. J. A. WAGY.
American Breakfast Foods Abroad. .
The exporting of cereal foods manu
factured in America has 'grown to
enormous proportions during the past
few years," says an exporter. "It is
only within the present" generation
that the manufacture of these break
fast foods from" wheat and oats became
of any importance in this - country.
Now it is one of the largest of Amer
ican industries." . " -
Happiness Is bat another name for
perfect health. . Use Prickly Ash
Bitters and be happy. It keeps the
vital organs healthy .and well regu
FRED V. KINKADE,
and. Notary Public.-
Your work - solicited, " office
J C Thompson..! ". '
Ask your Grocer
We Are Headquarters
For Fruits, rtuts, Candyv Dates, Figs;
Cocoanuts, Cranberries, etc. We
carry the largest assortment of any
house in the Indian Territory P rr '
will pay you to rfet 'cur '' -r?-buy.
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