J SIDNBY SUGGS,
I Proprietary i
ARDMOIIE. IND. TEIt., WEDNESDAY EVENING, MAY 2!), 1901.
I SUIISCKIPTION. I
I Oa. Year S. J
l. P. ANDERSON, B. P. FRENSLEY, C. L. ANDERSON, S. M. TORBEIT,
President. flee President. Cashier. Asst. Cisbr.
FIRST NATIONAL BANK.
Ardmorc, Indian Territory.
Designated Depository for Bankruptcy Funds in Chickasaw Nation.
Capital Paid Up.
Tho oldest bank In Indlnn Territory. Accounts of Arms and individuals
solicited upon the most liberal terms consistent with good banking.
I BRUCE k ROBERTS,
BUSINESS PLACED IN OUR HANDS WILL RECEIVE PROMPT
AND CAREFUL ATTENTION.
--Office Over First National Bank.--
Til ONE 21.
ARDMORB, I. T.
BUY THE BEST
The following merchants only are handling Eupion Oil in Ardinorer
Pettitt Bros., V. A. Payne,
M. P. Bomar, C. W. Stone,
Skipworth & Culluui, Porter Staples,
A. A. Bailey, S. B. Jenkins,
J. A. Boilowi'z. C. Croabv.
RED FIELD & WOLVERTOIti,
Fire, Accident, Heal
Only first class companies represented.
We solicit your patronage and guarantee I
Olllce up stairs in Rumlol building, Bast Main St., Ardmore. J
Rhono No. A-3.
The Damage to Small Grain
Enhances the Yalue of Hay.
We Want to Sell You
The World Renowned McGormick
I Mowers and Rakes
a a a ma m naaMlaam aUt
m wnen you are in me Marker tor uuuuits I
Renumber that We Sell the
nil 'I. i-i i x
: The winne tiepnani
B1VENS L WILLIAMS
The Hardware Men.
iii For Flavor, Aroma, Purity and Alh-round Smoking iif
4) qualities this Cigar has no Superior. ii
ft .1 D PRNMIVr.TAN JL CCi Dt.f rlknrnra W
AHDMQRE, I. T.
aT it aj jIb
Kll.l.I-l) ItV UdlllMNd.
Young Ijidy at Wood, Struck by a
Granite, O. T May 23. Dur-
lug a rain storm Miss Iluttio
Maddox, 111 years old, living at
Wood was instantly killed by
lightning. Sho was sitting on
tho bod by a window sowing,
when a bolt of lightuing struck
tho house, tearing olT a major
portion of tho root. Tho light
ning traveled down tho side of
tho houso taking with it nearly
all tho weather boarding and ca
tered tho window tearing up tho
bed and killing tho young lady
A needle sho had been sewing
with was shattered into a thous
and pieces. A brother was in
tho room when his sister re
ceived tho death blow. Ho was
quito severely shocked. Tho
young lady was the daughter of
u proininout farmer at Wood and
was the prido of tho family.
Don't suffer with headache. Stop
t for f cents at our fountain.
Bonner & Bonner, the Druggists,
G tf .
Pcarful nine Hxploslon.
Chattanooga, Tcnn., May US.
A special from Dayton, Tcnn.,
to tho Times says:
t tho Richland mine of tho
Dayton coal and iron company,
two miles from Dayton, at 4:30
o'clock this afternoon a torritic
explosion of gas formed in tho
coal dust resulting in tho death
of twenty-ono men all white and
most of them married and with
Tho Richland mluo is the
property of the Dayton coal and
iron company, composed of Glas
Tho company operates an iron
furnace at Dayton and operates
coal mines in connection thoro
December 2-1, 1695, a similar
explosion occurred in tho Nel
son mine, situated a few hun
dred foot from whero today's
explosion occurred in which
twenty.oiglit minors wore in
wo are the exclusive dealers in
Bnstmnn kodaks and supplies.
Handsome catalogue, ''If you want
it take it with a kodak," free.
Bonner and Bonner, druggists
American Ship Burned.
Tacoraa, Wash., May 28. The
American ship, R, D. Rice, which
arrived at Kobo from Philadol
phia, April 10, was totally de
stroyed by tiro April 28, to
gether with 85,000 cases of koro
sono. Sho has discharged 25,
000 cases. Tho crow jumped
overboard, swimming to tho
British ship. Dumfrieshire, lying
close by. Nothing was saved
except part of Capt. Winn's of
Tho crow, numboriug twenty
six, woro all shipped from Phila
delphia. Tho tiro was burning
tlorcely when discovered by tho
night watchman. Its origin is
unknown. Tho Rico is a full
rigged ship, built in 1883 a
1 1 1: ATM SAYS IIS A J0KI2.
Thinks lie Is Due a Scolding - Manna
I loo Alodest.
Washington, May 2. Porry
S. Hoatli, secretary of tho
Republican national committee,
has tho following to say of the
Omnia presidential boom, which
ho recently fired from London:
'It all came about in tho most
casual way imaginablo. I was
talking to a party of friends and
rotating to them how I tried to
surprise a number of Senators
hero in Washington by telegraph
ing them that I behoved Soua
tor Ilauiiu would bo tho easiest
man to nominate and elect to the
presidency in 100 1, ami how
thoy refused to bo surprised.
but agreed ,vith my views.
Thero wore a number of nows-
papor men in the party, and
afterward thoy expressed much
interost in tho matter, and I
talked to them further along
tho lines quoted in tho cabled
Nothing is further from my
thoughts than springing a pres
idential boom for Senator Han-
na. In tho tirst place, it is by
far too early for sucli an enter
prise, and sccpndly, I know
nothing is moro distasteful to
Senator Hanna than this talk of
him for presidency. 1 novor
mentioned it to him but once,
and then ho sat down on mo like
a ton of bricks. I don't liko to
think of tho things ho will say
now when I seo him again. It
was my honest opinion that
expressed in London that Sonn-
tor, Hanna is the most available
mitn for tho presidency, but I
know hohas novor given a mo
mont's thought to it.
Tho Laidlaw Lumber company
is handling the best paint on earth
It goes farther, lasts longer and
looks better than any other. They
give a guarantee that is equaled
by no other. 13tf
. J. WOLVHUTON, J. A. HIVENS, DON LAOY, A. n. PALMER,
President. Vleo-Prou. Cashier. Ass't Cashier.
THE CITY NATIONAL BANK
ARDMORE. I. Tl
Capital and Surplus $90,000.00,
Accounts of tlrtns and Individuals solicited. Courteous treatment
Accorded all alike.
A Special Price p" fb
will be given for tho next ;)() days. My spring trade has beeiv
all I could ask, and for summer use I'll give
Special Bargains if) lytic! Summer Wear Lo
LudiiV Dress Kid Gloves Fitted to to the Hand by Trial.
-Parisian Millinery Parlors
MRS. LI LA II. BOMAR.
A box and ice cream supper will
be served by tlio ladies of South
Ardmore Baptist church, in the
new church house in South Ard
more, from G to 10 o'clock, this
Tuesday evening. Proceeds to be
applied in seating the new Baptist
ehurch. 2G 2t
Sunday Plght at Red Pork' I. T.
Red Fork, I. T., May 28.
Gco'rgo Robinson shot at Walter
Garret tivo timos Sunday strlk
ing him with two shots. Gar
rett stabbed Robinson ovor tho
heart. Both aro dangorously
Whea you get screen doors from
the Laidlaw Lumber Co., you get
the heaviest mortise door. mlOtf
V Shot While Asleep
Viuita. I. T., May 28 Nows
has just reached here that James
Buzzard a fullblood Cherokee
Indian, was shot while asleep at
his home, ten miles from Tahl
equah. Buzzard was asleep by
tho door whon tho would. bo as
sassin tired tho shot that toro
away a part oi ins lace, tho
bullot, which is supposed to have
been tired from a 11-calibor Win
chester rille, entered just above
tho chin and ranged upward
through tho check, coming out
at tho car and thon cutting off
his left thumb. The ball was
found on tho pillow. The wound
will not bo fatul.
I am now ready to do your re
pair work of all kinds. Uphol
steriug and repairing furniture
specialty. All work fully guaran
teed. At Robherson building
South Washington Street.
17-lm P. II. Rooeks
Shot by Iter Prlend.
Pond Creek, O. T May 28.
Word has just reached here of
the shooting and death, of
school teacher at Deor Creek
this county, Saturday afternoon
Bernard Johnson and two ladies
woro tishing near town. They
had a target ritlo and in some
way Miss Bishop shot Mis
Wolf son. The coroner's jury
completely exonerated Miss
If you want it take it with
kodak. There is only one kodak
the HaBtmau. For sale by Bon
ner & Bonner.
from $1 to
Probably Seventy Dead.
Carditf. Wales, May 28. Nino
moro bodios havo been recover
ed from tho colliery at Send
enith. Thoro is no hope for tho
oqtombed men. It, is bolioved
tho total dead -wilh -number
ATWH NlliPfi Is a queer fellow. He thinks
1 YYU OlUvU he is keeping you in the dark,
JVifln ut yu ca sec right through
iTldll him. Now, in business it is
bad policy to be two sided. Everything in business
should bear the light. No announcement should be
made that can not be fulfilled to the very letter. It is
after this fashion that our business is conducted. We
are not owls. The light doesn't hurt us. We crave it.
We crave honest criticism and critical comparison with
any c ompetitor. We'll abide the result. It ought not
to be against us. Our prices r-w.iw nn.-v
on Clothhing, I lats & Fur- CRAIll RRft
nishing will bear the light. VfJ? V
Is th? Choctaw Road Sold?
Oklahoma City, 0. T., May 2b.
It is bolieved hero, that tho
Santa Fo has purchased tho
Choctaw, Oklahoma and Gulf
railroad. Tho beliof is strength
ened by tho fact that tho oft
cials of the Santa Fo mado a
tour of inspection over tho
Choctaw irou to a few days ago.
it is also rcportou mat tlio com-
paiiy will movo its sliops from
Purcoll and Shawnee to this
placo and build a union station
at the crossing of tlio two rail
The only hotel in Miuinsyille, on
tho Choctaw railroad. Is doing u
lino business, in fact, crowded.
Reasons for slling, ill health of
family. Terms cush.
T. J. White,
O'lm Mannsville, I. T
Philadelphia, Pa., May 28.
Tho Prcsbytorlau assembly this
morning decided in favor of
creed revision. A committoo of
thirty-ono will undortako the
work. The revision chiefly af
fects tho Westminster confos
slon which Is tho foundation of
tho orthodox Presbyterian creed
and beliof. The voto for revis
ion was almost unanimous. The
commissioners and audience
joined in singing "Old Hundred"
when tho voto was announced.
It was a memorable scene.
If you want to purchase u good
business lot see the Laidlaw Lum
ber Co. 13tf
Hank Burglars IIIk Haul.
Milwaukee, May 28. Tho
First National bank at Mineral
Point was burglarized this morn
ing and tho safo dynamited. Be
tween thirty and forty thousand
dollars wcro secured. Posses
aro in scarcli of the burglars,
W. S. SMITH & CO.,
Ardmore; I. T.
Your Business is
Olllce Alexander's Drugstore.
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.
The top notch in quality the
standard that all others try to
Sole-Distributing Agents, Ardmore, I. J. .
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