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VOLUME VIII. PTrP.V.0,?3' AIUWOUE, IND. TEB MONDAY KYENINH, MAY 13, 1U0J. 1 SUDSCKIPTION. 1 I One Year S5. J NUMBER 167 Haste h. P. ANDERSON, President. B. F. FRENSLEY, Vice President. C. L. ANDERSON, Ctsbler. S. M. TORBEIT, Asst. Casbr. FIRST NATIONAL BANK. Capital Paid Up Surplus Fund Ardmorc, Indian Territory. $60,000.00 110.000.00 THE OLDEST BANK IN THE INDIAN TERRITORY. Drarts sold on all parts or the world. Account or firms and Individuals solicited upon tuo most liberal terms consistent with good tjanklnir. 1 BRUCE k ROBERTS, Insurance and Real Estate ft ft ft ft ft ft BUSINESS PLACED IN OUR HANDS WILL RECEIVE PROMPT AND CAREFUL ATTENTION. --Office Over First National Bank.-- Til ONE 21. AKDMOIifi, I. T. 4i 9- ft ft .MIMSTI-U TO CHINA. May Invor.i Rockhlll, Itut flcKlnley Object to a Democrnt. a Washington, May 12. There is a general belief in circles hero that Minister Connor will not roturn to Pckiu. It is pointed out that tho nutnorous inter views which ho has :ivon, tht BUY THE BEST Eupion Oil The following merchants only nre handling Eupion Od in Ardmoro: W. A. Payne, V. A. Daniels, V. A. Niblack, Pettitt Bros., Tisdal & Boniar Skipworth & Uullum, TRLATY WITH Till'. CRIUJKS. Itullcntlon Mint the Council Will Rat ify It Soon. Okmulgee, I. T., May 12. The Creek Council voted to al low tho heads of tho different to.vns to roturn to their homes while tho council was in session and urge thoir nooplo to appear beforo tho Dawes Commission at artioles printed ovor his own this place and boonrollod beforo signature and his public discus action was taken on tho treaty sion of tho Chinoso trouble now pending beforo the council. J makes it self cvidont that ho '! his is cousidored an indication doos not intoud to roturn to tho that tho council intends to ratify Celestial Ivigdom as tho ropro tho treaty, although it is known sontntivo of tho western ropub that many of tho mombors are lie. It is bolioved at tho state bitterly opposed to its ratitl- dopurtmont that ho Intends to cation. resign. This has boon United Statos Marshal Hen- dorstanding at tho stato nett, Indiau Agent Shoonfoltaud mont for somo time, and should United Statos Commissioner ho do so ho would reliovo tho ad Sampsou arrived hero today and ministration of some ombarrass ind established a temporary mont in making a chango which Commissioners' Court, which is has been regarded as inevitable. to bo hold during tho session of Secretary of State Hay's the council. Marshal Bennett choico for his successor is Mr. i and Agent Shoonfelt nro pre- Rockhill. Tho president, how pared to maintain the strictest ovor, has uot been inclined here order during tho session of the toforo to adopt his secretary's council, and aro authorized to suggestion. Mr. Hockhlll's af- uso tho troop of cavalry at Fort filiations have always been with Gibson if necessary in order to the democrats and his diplo inutic training is not considered sufficient for such an iuiportaut post in preference to experienc ed diplomats who aro in polit ical sympathy with tho adminis tration. Tho withdrawal of American cavalry from Pokin will bo followed immediately by tho withdrawal of Gou. Chaffee, and the infantry, leaving only a single company for legation guard. , J. WOliVHKTON, J. A. HIVENS, President. Vice-Pros. DON LAOV, A. n. PALMER ('ashler. Ass't Casuler THE CITY NATIONAL BANK ARDMORE, I. T. Capitol and Surplus At'c uints of tlnns and Individuals solicited. Accorded all alike. $90,000.00, Courteous treatment I Still t Going 4? 4? 43 ..Prices on my nice Trimmed i Hats, Mrs. Lila H. Bomar. ft Sailors and Walking Hats going at 25c, 50c, 75c and $1 worth twice that amount. They nre going fast. Uoino at once if you wunt any of these bargains. Ladies' Dress Kid Gloves fitted to the hand. Parisian Millinery Farlors . . , keep tho peace. A. A. Bailey, Fielder Bros., J. A. Bodowitz. Porter Staples, S. E. JeDkins, C. Crosbv. REDFIELD & WOLVERTON, INSURANCE AGENTS Fire, Accident, Health Only first class companies represented. We solicit your patronage and guarantee courteous treatment. Office up stairs in Kuudol building, East Main St., Ardmore. Spragius cc Co- have almost a car ot screen uoors nnu screen wire. Their stock includes ninny designs in fancy doors as well us tho chenn doors. It matters not what kind you want Sprogins can please you. Both Hen Die Prom Wounds. Franklin, Tex., May 12 Mr. Nat Holton, ono of tho victims of the Lake picnic tragedy, died last night and was taken to his old homo at Headsvillo for bur ial today. Tho other man, Mr. Henderson Hardin, also died at Palestino last night. It is ru morcd hero that tho negro who was struck on tho head with a baseball bat died also. Phono No. 107. Biggest Well in th World. National Oil and Pipe Line Co. Beaumont WWW WW WW WW www wwwwwwwwwwwwwv s ..We're Not Fishing.. for business with any baits that will deceive your confidence, but with honest values, legitimate methods and straightforward advertising. We are easily making our popular store more popular. 'Tisn't much use to quote prices now-a-dnys for clothiug or anything else-they neither gunge values nor indicate ecouomy. We like to have folks trade here feeling that thoy can trust us. Yours for honest business, i CRAIG BROS., T8B SKSSHW WWWWWWWWWVWWWWWWWWWWWWVWWWN Smoke the best, Graham's Aud- MOHKiTK aim Cotton Exchange. Made in Ardmore. They are fresh. 10 Ct The Sultan Hakes Charges. Constantinople, May 12. A third note, evidently omanatiiij d recti v from the bultan, was delivered today to tho Ambas' sadors, demanding in peremp tory laugungo tho immediate The (Ireen IIurs Are Poison. Paris, Tex., May 12. At a Methodist conference mooting at Forest Hill in tho west part of thu county, dinner was served on tho ground in picnic stylo. A fat baked turkey was one of tho dishes served. A fow hours Detroit lias Destructive Plre. sadors. demanding in peromp- after dinner, twenty-one persons Dotroit, Mich., May 12 Fann- torv inu,,un.r0 tho immediate including overybody who had od by a thirtyfivo-milo-aii-hour suppression of tho forcigu post partaken of tho turkoy, becamo winti, a lire tins aiternoon swept offices, and roitorating tho violently sick oy cramping auu the west bank of the Rouge Ri- cimr.,c.s 0f smuggling against vomiting, and for awhile three ver in Del Ray, a suburb to tho foreifr,i officials. Tho Ambas- doctors, who wcro summoned south of Detroit, for three iuar- sadors immcdiutcly roturned the from Potty, had thoir bauds ters ot a mtio anu uosiroycu ,,. tn ,i, prtn time nront.. full. Tho turicoy nau run in a ovor i?800,000 worth of proporty. -, a al-tiul cessation of rola While this tiro was burning Mions botween tho embassies tho lumber vard of G. A. Raunn and tho Turkish Government. v i & Co., salo shooting of rebellious Mace donians, including womon. Twouty-four persons wore exj ccuted at Monastir, fourteen at Doria, eighteen at fating, eigh toon at Soros and twonty-nino at Uskub. Capital. $5,000,000, 83,000,000 in the Treasury. Shares, Par Value $1,00, Non-Assessable, - Limited Number at 75c. ARDMORE COTTON EXCHANGE AGENTS. GUILLOT BROS,, Mgrs.t ARDMORE, I. T. jt TExTe TE3CIE 1 TEKIE l For Flavor, Aroma, Purity and AlKround Smoking w nnnlitios this Cifar has no Sunerior. l ill . n A l. I. rcniilliuiwn . w. imiiiuuivm, jn AuiJ.HUiir.l i. x. ill Ecois1?, about a mi!o from Del Ray, was set on firo by sparks from a passing ongino and uCO.OOO feet of lumber wns destroyed. Tho loss is about $72,000, covered by insurance. Notice, Sweaters. We, the undersigned hereby issue a call for a meeting of the Sweat ers, to be held in Furmau & Mather's law offices on Tuesday night, May 14. Urgent business is on hand, and every member is earnestly requested to atteud. A. Walcott, Pres. P V. Mui.i.en, Sec. Jos. S. Muu.kn, Jas. II. Matheks, F. Finis Fox. Fjiank Butt. E. S. Choucii, Ed Uinokh. The Tint Mllllnnnlrc. Who wns tho first millionaire? Solo mon? Hut come down to earth In mod cm tlniei. Solomon's wealth was no tion, lll;o (lint of Crasus, Mldns and the rest. I'erliapj you remember rope's 1 1 ties Whtn llopklni diet, a Uaouum llglill attfnd The retch who, lltlnj, uftd a candle cod. John Hopkins wos Kcnerally known ns "vulturu" IiCTklus from his rapa clous method of acquiring money. IIo wns the architect of I1I3 own fortune, dying worth $1,500,000 In 173U.-Ncw lorl; Press. M'lllliii; to Ilcnr of it. A Methodist critic, wishing to put his bishop "hi a hole," or, ns Dr. V11 Ham Hvcrctt would say, "to deposit him In n cavity," asked In open meet Ing whether or not the bishop camu to tho conference In a Pullnmn car. "1'cs," tho bishop cheerfully replied "Do you know any easier way?" Uos ton Christian Iteglster. PLOT AGAINST KINO l-lVAKl. patch of oats destroyed by tho ;rccu bugs, and tho doctors at tributed the sickness to tho fact that tho turkoy had fattened on green bugs Foil Sale Santa Fe eating house and hotel, near Sunta le good paying business; all W. S. SMITH & CO., Real Estate and Rental Agency, Ardmore I, T. Your Business is Solicited. Olllcc Alexander's Drugstore. J. R, PENNINGTON & CO., Sole Distributors A Crime Predicted Which Will Shake All Ungland. New Haven, Conn., May 12 Baron do Ginzborg, who was for depot; ciglH years ctuoi oi mo irans- troes at a bargain, uoing to ueau vail becrot Sorvice, and who is mont. Address box 105, Ard- now lecturing for tho Uoer more. I. T. 12 2t cause hero, dropped a fow words Wholesale Butchery by Turks today which convoyed tho im- Vienna, May 12. A dispatch prossion that tho Irishmen wero to tho Abondblatt from Con- concocting a plan for tho do- Utantinoplo announces the whole struction of King Edward VII Ilo hiDtcd mysteriously at a dark crimo which would bo com mittcd, and which "would shako all Kogland," but declined to specify tho niituro of tho horror when it was suggested that por haps im anarchist might be hired to assassinate the king. Hrs. McKlnley III. San Francisco, Cal., May 12.' Tho sudden illness of Mrs. Mc- Kinluy has caused anunexpectod chaugo in tho itinerary of Presi dent Mclvinley. He arrived in this city this afternoon several hours ahead of tho time sched uled. Tho state of Mrs. McKin ley's health was such this morn ing that tho prosident decided to leavo Delmonto and bring his wifo to this city immediately to tho homo of Honry T. Scott, whoro siio could have comploto rest for a fow days and whoro a specialist could bo consultod if necessary. Pino feathers may not make lino blrda, but they make soft pillows. Washes Everything Ask your Grocer for it. Queen of the Nation Flour Armour's Meat Products in Full Armour's Line of Soaps Leave your orders for Oats and Cane Seed. Car of each expected any day. ALBATROSS FLOUR The top notch in quality the standard that all others try to reach. WiiiTEMAN Bnos., Sole Distributing Agents, Ardmore, I. T.