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CARLOADS OF MAIL, POSTOFFICE
DOES NOT YET EXIST,
Business in all Linos Will bo Over
done There Will ho Newspa
pers Galore The Rush of
People Will be Immense.
Tho accumulated tunil of the
now town of Lawtou in the Kiowa
and Comanche reservation will be
something nwful. The ofllco is
not yet iu existence and will not
Ijo until Aug. G, but n carload of
mail addressed there is already
hold at Ft. Sill and Rush Springs,
tho nearest offices, and more is
coming ou every train
It is announced that James It.
Wood will file upon the southeast
quarter of section 31 adjoining
Liwton which is in township 12
north, raugo 11 west. Miss Mattie
Benin will no doubt file upon the
southwest quarter of tho same sen
lion. Iu this connection it may
be of interest to say something of
Law ton, the acknowledged metro
polis to be of the new country. It
is located upon the north half sec
tion 31 above mentioned. A gen
tleman who returned from that
place today says there are only
about 10,000 or 12,000 people
ihcro at this time. The chief
liucs of business aro restaurants
aud lemonade stamU and lawyers
nnd doctors are thick. Thore are
somo ministers of the gospel on the
ground aud Sunday school services
7ero held last Sunday.
The first issue-of the hawton
Daily Republican cntnu out last
Saturday. It is published bv Hurt
Howard, formerly editor of the
Headlight at Ilorton, Kun. The
Lawtou Daily Democrat will make
its nppenrutiee on Aug. G It will
bo edited by Air. Hussell, who
hails from Ryan, I. T. lie has u
bran new plant on the ground nnd
a large subscription list, as has
also - tho Republican. There nre
two- other printing plants on the
ground and four more immediately
Business in till lines will be over
done iu Lawtou , ns it seems to be
the mecua for all tho3e who ex
pect to engage iu any kind of busi
ness. Aundarko and Hobart do
not seem to be iu it with Lawtou-
There aro only two buildiugs in
the town as yet, the laud office and
tho postoffice. Frau k JIcMusters
of Oklahoma City is hero superin
tending the building of the land
office and the other building.
Tho crowd is ntco aud orderly.
There was some gambliug but it
was promptly suppressed. There
arc perhaps 500 women at Lawtou.
The track ou tho Rock Island is
within sevou miies of Lawtou and
hundreds of meu are at work, the
pnrposo of tlio company beiug to
build into Lawtou by Aug. G.
Tho Texas townsite company hos
Hlod ou one of the prizo quurters
adjoiniug the townsite. It is the
general impression that the town-
site application will bo granted.
Men now on tho ground sny they
will run tlio price or onoice corner
lots up to $7,000 rather than loso
tho locatiou thov desire.
Plenty good dry aud greeu stove
wood at L. B. Robersou's wood
yard, North Caddo street.
Jnmofl Will to, liryautsvillo, i nil
snys DoWltt's Witch Hnzol Snlvo
hoalnd running sores on both lege.
Jlo had sutTornd six yours. Doctors
Jailod to hulp him. Got DoWltt's;
accept no Imitation. City Drugstore
I'l.UASnt) WITH AROMORU.
Townsite Commissioner Delighted,
Pi edicts n Wonderful l-'uturc.
Cn Arthur Helley. chairman of
the Chickasaw townsite commission
h n man who does more thinking
He is n farmer and stock man
nml lii fmnilv now reside on tho
farm near Downs. Kan. The
colonel has taken some interest in
politics and hns been elected to the
stnto lsgislature twice. He resign:
ed that position to accept the
cbairmauship of the townsito
Mr. Helley, in speaking of Ard
mare, suid, "your town as a busi
ness point far surpasses my ex
pectations of a territory town.
Thin is my first trip south to
remain long enough to learn any
thing of His people and the country
nnd I am glad I am here.
'An idea prevails in the north
that southern people take life easy
and that there is a lack of get-up-and-go
and push, but I find that
idea a mistaken one. Your people
are nn energetic, eiuerpnsiuK
"And the possibilities that he
before your country iu au agricul
tural way astonish me. I find thnt
you can raise every thing we do
nnd many crops that we can't.
Cotton, your tnniu money crop, we
can't rnise- " ou also have as fine
fruit, country as there is any
where. If I were to tell my friends
nt home how largo.the plums have
grown this yenr iu Mr. Burner's
ard they would be slow to believe
t i r
mo. i nave never ueiore hcuh
such a lino specimen of tho plum.
I understand also that this is a
magnificent peach and grape coun
try. Oh! how this country will
develop when the lands are ullotted
and the towusites sold.
Ardmore with two more roads
tho Choctaw, Oklahoma & Gulf
and tho Avknusas & Choctaw will
in my opinion, within five years bo
a town with a population of 20,000.
"I see from the way your town
lots nre selling that property values
here are inflated.
Well I nm not willing to be in
terviewed on anything that pre-
tnins to our townsite work.
trust that Mr. liuruey and I may
be nblo to do tho work to tho satis
faction of both the citizens und
E. B. Luke has moved his stock
of musical instruments into new
and commodious quarters, occupy
ing the Moran Scott brick building
on West Main street. Mr. Luke
will he better enabled than ever
before to cater to the musical trado
in all its brauehes. An mvitatiou
is exteuded to nil to visit his store
and examine his mammoth stock.
Foit Hunt A three-room house,
good water. Family without clnl
dren preferrod. Apply at Ann
mokkitk office. 31
A Clood Investment.
The White Elephant buggy is
worth every cent Bivens & Will
iams ask for them. They aro bet
ter adapted to rough ronds than
any other buggy mnde. In point
of wear, comfort, finish aud style
they cannot be excelled. When
vou nre ready to buy ask for the
Whito Elephant. 21dwt
Select Your Home.
If you have been fortunate
enough to draw a home in the new
country, make tho best of your op
portuuity by selectiug a choice
quarter section. We hnvn a com
plete description of ev.-ij quarter
section aud will give you the ad
vantage of our information whic
we have spent weeks in gathering
for a nominal Bum. Seo us or
write to us at Lawtou.
31 d.tW TlSDAI & RUSSKLL.
Remember tho New York Racket
Store, next to Whittiugton bote!
We carry a big Hue of racket
goods aud sell them as cheap
the cheapest. 14-lra
If tho action of your bowels Is not
easy nnd regular, sorlous compiles
tloua must be tho result. DoWItt
Little Early Itisers will remove thi
dangor. Safo, pleasant aud offoctlvo
Ulty Drug Store.
(1 TEST Of
MEN OR MONEY, LABOR OR CAP
ITAL, WHICH WILL WIN?
Morgan Refuses to Renew a Wage
Conference With Amalgamated
Men Mayor Black's Work.
For the Strikers.
Pittsburg, Aug. 1. The
board of tlio Amalgamated as
sociation received tonight n Hut
refusal from J. Pierpont Mor
gan to renew the wago confer-
onco at tho point at which it was
broken off two weeks ago hist
Tlio steel corporation insists
ns tho basis of settlement on tho
terms- which Morgan laid down
at a mooting with Shaffer last
Tho striko seems far from set
I'lnJPIIXKD HIS THKKAT.
McKeosport, Pa., Aug. 1.
Mayor Black todny ordered out
of town John "W. bmith, of
Wollsvlllo, Ohio, who ciuno hero
to work in tho mills.
Ho was arrostod on a chargo
They innyor gavo him tho
choico between thirty days in
jail and leaving the town, Smith
DHMAND COXKEUUNCE. "
McKeesnort, Pa., Aug. 1.
j.iiu fjiuuiuob lauvu uiuuiiiiQ lit
tho history of Western Penn
sylvania is now being arranged
for among tho ton thousand em-
iloyes of the National Tube
company in this city. Tho ob
ject of tho meeting is to arrange
for tho formation of ledges of
tho Amorican Federation of
,1. Wood Taliuferro. with the
firm of McFnrlond & Taliaferro,
Ardmore, I. T., is a licensed em-
balmer from the state of Missouri
and ho hns diplomas from several
schools of embalming. He is now
ready to render his services at u
moments notice. 1 Gt
To the Public.
My wife, Lissie Smock, having
eft my bed and board without
cause, tuts is to uouty nit persons
that I will not be responsible for
any debts contracted by tier.
ug 1st, 1001. James Smock.
Ardmore, I. T.
That I am still hero nnd coutinne
to nay the highest price for all
kinds of second hands goods.
1-lm W. U. RociEKS.
A new postottice ha3 been estab'
lished six aud a half miles north
west of Kingston, aud is called
Wanted To rent a four room
house. Apply to C. II. Clement at
J. B. Sprngins.
Sprngins has fruit jars and jelly
Seo Donaldson tor odd jobs iu
enrpeuter work. 3tf
Notice to the Public.
We, tho undersigned dairjinen
do hereby notify our patrons that
uuder the present conditions o
high-priced feed we are compelled
to rnise the price ou our product
to 25c per gallon for sweet milk
nud to l'Jc for sour milk. To
take effect August 5th. Signed
II. C. Bahxes.
J. F. Gahhieli
31 3t J. J. Stoua.
The New York Hncket Store has
been designated as Ardmore head
quarters for a large jewleFy manu
facturing establishment nnd will,
to introduce tho goods, give away
a genuine silver spoon to every
bnby under twelvo mouths old.
Bring your babies, give their
names and ages and get tho spoon.
It willuot cost you a cent,
0. 0. Huck, Uoirno, Ark., saya: I
was troubled with constipation until
I bought DoWltt'a Little Early Ris
ers. Since then have been entirely
ourod of my old complaint, I rocom
mend them. Olty Drug Store.
Ardmore Youth Losua ait Arm
A telephone message received
here this morning from Snlphur
stales that Henry Bnehmnn, n
young man of this place, while
playing with a shotgun there yes
terday afternoon had the misfor
tune to get one of his nrms shot
off by the guu bting discharged."
Every member is earnestly re
quested to be present Monday
night at I. O. O. F. hall Impor
J. K. Jenkins, W, C.
Were- Delightfully Untertnlncd.
Mojie K. Cruce entertained quite
a number of his young friends nt
the elegant home of his parents.
Mr. und Mrs. A- C. Cruce, last
evening, llie younj? people report
a most enjoyable time and aro loud
iu their prnise of young Mojie ns n
hoe-t. rrenm, enke and other deli
cate refreshments were served in
the beautiful lawn, to the delight
St. Philips' Church Services,
Sunday Aug 4th, Ninth Sunday
after Trinity, Sunday school at 10
m. As this will be tho onI
service on Sunday next, all mem
bers should try to be present.
H. T. Adams.
Student in Charge.
F. M. Dunham, of Ardmore and
Miss Alpha L. Traweek of Sul
phur were married by ttev. J. S.
Ferguson nt his homo about H
o'clock last Sunday evening. The
ages of the groom and bride are 31
and 32' years respectively. Dav s
Rome, Aug. 1. The "frequent
walks across tho Swiss-Italian
frontier of the girls of a semin-
ary near Maslianco aroused tho
suspicions of tho custom offi
cers, who finally stopped a pro
cession of forty walking two by
tw and ascertained that each
girl was smuggling cigars or
cigarettes of tho aggregate
value of $30,000 dollars.
C. IJ. Fcaley's Luck-
Cread F. Fraley's name appears
in the papers ns beiug one of the
lucky men at the El Reno drawing,
but Mr. Fraley has uever received
uny notice through the mail, and
does not know wheu to go to make
Hotel for Sale
I Iotel and business house
for sale at Ada, I. T.
Hotel thoroughly equipped
with new furniture and rents
tor ics per montn. see or
write me quick for terms.
A. J. WEST,
Ada, I. T.
We Will Reduce Our Springs
33-3 the 3r 3
per Cent. Ncxt Days.
Some things will be reduced even more than 33J per cent. Straw
Hats go at 50 cents on the dollar. Your choice of any Straw Hat
in the house for $1.
ft Never kkk Unfile We foot (any Out to tie ltk
You give us a call and we will do the rest.
Two Doors West of
Ladles' Wei Oxfords Ladles' fwns, Oxfords- Also a nice lino
at audi3traps . Infants. Children's
$2.(10 to $3.50 $2-to$3 ' and Misses' Foot Wear t
Ladies' nice A special line Special line ladies'
Oxford Ti and Snps, Men's Ulgb and Low Tl aDd 0xford5
SoutbefD Tie? 4 BqIUbs Cut Sinus , ;5jies'2 to 3J, solid
$1.25 to $2.50 to select from. leather, 75c to $1-25
jr. ar.. phice
rVortb llo Mnln f'rert, alranM ojiponlto
the Court Hoo.-e.
You can depend1 on me for
Frnits, Watermelons, Canta
loupes, Apples. Tomatoes.
CURES ANY KIND OF HEADACHE.
500 reward for any injurious
substance found in these capsules.
Perfectly harmless. Sold bydrttfgisb.
f NORMAN LICHTY ttrG.CO.DESH0INK.IA.
W. B. Frame. DrujjRlBt.
ISS MARY BINGHAM,
At residence of W. II. Bing
ham, C street K.-W. between 3rd
nnd 4th avenues.
You'll Not Get Left
Meet all- Trains Day and Night,
F5NLEY & LIGHT.
Prompt attention will
be given to all Sanitary
work. Notify me thro'
the postoffice. Box 704
Do You Know
Do, Now is Youi'
hurnisiiers and Hrst Class
First National Bank,
fmjr fw io.ooo
IJrv h teflsfiammcr
the Shoe Man.
DR. J. G. ABERNETHY,
Up to Date Dentistry.
Crown nnd HNdse Work thnt gives
satisfaction. Plates that are sarantccd to fit.
filings Gold, Amalgam, Porce
lain, Inlays, cto
At pricos consistent with good
Kooms over T. N. Coleman's
I am now locatsd on Main St.,
opposite the court. house, nrul
will bo plcaso-v to have all my
nl i frionds and rtomers call
J on nio with any work in my
ln?, Mich as
Gleaning, Dyeing Repairing;
All work tf-.iurintccd. My
pl.nnc miniher is 7 and all or
ile. s Will met .rn prompt and
ca.rful attenJiun. I also have
ju t rei-eivcii a full lino of fall
and winter samples up to date
an n sell yui :i suit cheaper
than any one m town.
B. F MILLS
Our market iu always supplied
with the best of everything to eat.
Our cold storage keens in noufect
condition every particle of food
for the table. Fresh iaeats- of all
kinds. The purest lard, fish,
oysters and celery.
Free delivery to anv na?t ot
To the Public:
I am now pre
pared to take vnu
and your friends to the wonderful
Oil Springs. Can make trip and re
turn In a day. Lsave orders at Ram
sey's drug store.
W. U. MWLLINS.
Ardmokk, I. T.