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up VOLUME IX. s,DPNrB.r,?.V.ar?5' ABDMRJS, 1NJ). TEIt., TUESDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 17, 1901. 8UonB9.crR.r,r- NUMBER 40 t J L. P. ANDERSON, B. F. FREHSLEY, C. L. ANDERSON, S. M. TORBEIT, President. Ylcs President, C&sbler. Asst. Cubr. FIRST NATIONAL BANK. Ardmore, Indian Territory. Designated Depository for Bankruptcy Funds u Chickasaw Nation. Surplus Fund, Cash $120,000.00 Capital Paid Up. Cash.... 60,000.00 Tlio oldest bnnk In Indlnn Territory. Accounts of flrras and Individuals solicited pon the most llboral terms consistent with food banking. . be too hue. There may t.o nothing ROBERTS BUY the: best bttpioe The following merchants only are Pettitt Bros., A. P. M.F. Bomar, Skipworth J. A. A. A. Bailey, J. A. Bodowitz, Kendall W. C P. A. Laughlin. Dillurd n. . i uenercu misuj mice, Real Estate and I Kemai. W, S, Wolverton & Son, Agents, Ardmore Cotton Exchange. GUILLOT BROS., Managers. Oldest Commission House In the Territory. OPPOSITE CITY HALL. (Ul STAIUS.) COTTON, STOCKS, GRAIN AND PROVISIONS For Futu ro or I m m o d la to Dollvory. Private wires New York, New Orleans & Chicago, MINIMUM ORDERS ACCEPTED. 20 Bales of Cotton. 1000 Bushels of Grain. 10 Shares of Stock. CO Barrels of Pork. Continuous Quotations. Prompt Execution of Orders. REFERENCE: PIKST NAT. BANK A RDM ORE. J. R. PENNINGTON & CO. Biggest stock of staple and fancy candy ever in Ardmore- Ap pies, Oranges, Lemons, Nuts. holidays. Solo distributors for the vdieu of i For Bibles; Books When tlie Tire Spreads good resolutions among thu unin sured nro ns numerous ns the sparks tlint lly upward. But like the Binoko, these resolutions die out with tho fire nuil th next con llngration destroys n lot of unin sured property. If Hot Insure flow? tomorrow or the dny after may to iusure then. & ROLAND handling Eupion Oil in Ardmore: Jones, W. A. Payne, & Allen W. A. Davis, Porter Staples, S. E. Jenkins, C. Croabv. M. T. Felker. Bon Bros. Co. - X Long Distance 'Phono No. 96. EEWE2EE3H3BSHEZJ .....II Mlffi AID 111 GROCERS. Etc. See us before you buy for the celebrated iuiii not" STATIONERY. GO TO BOYD 4 REEDS 9 BOOK STORE. GIVES THE ROUGH RIDER MAR SHAL A FEW POINTERS. o Removo no Old Deputies Who Are Good Men Above all Avoid Friction With Judge Townsend. Washington, Doc. 10. It. II. llri anil OhrlB Mnrsrien of Ardmore, ono the chief clerk and the other n deputy of United States Marshal Hammer, ar rived yesterday In the Interest of Cant. Hammer, only to And that tho presl dont had nlrcndy given tho place to 11. II. Colbert. Ma red en called on the pres ident, however. In order to renew hi army acquaintance, having been a Quartermaster Sergeant In the Hough lliuer regiment. The president resolved him cordially. While Mnrsden wns with the president, Colbuit cntne In and was Informed by tho president that ho did not want Mnrsden removed. lie also Informed Colhort that thero must bo no wholesnlo removal of deputies If the men nro the right kind of offi cers. This suggestion was mado to Colbert because the president had been Informed thnt Colbert had threatened to remove every man now connected with the onlcc. The president also ad vised Colbert to avoid any friction whatever with Judgo Townsend and tinder no circumstances to criticize him. Colbort told tho president that there would bo no friction, and that personally ho had the highest respect for tho man. Nevertheless and notwithstanding, those acquainted with tho conditions In tho Southern district, say It Is dlf llcult to find out how Judge Townsend and Colbert can labor together har moniously. Colbert thanked the president for tho appointment and left for home last night. Tho chango In tho Marshal's office takes placo about tho 10th of January. SENSATION AT KNOXVILLE. Man Who Shot Two Policemen Believ ed to be Longbaugh. Knoxvlllo, Tcnn., Doc. 16. Today's developments In tho shooting Inst night of Policemen Saylor and Dlnwld dlo wero sensational In tho extrcmo. Tho two ofllccrs wero saot by an unknown man, whom they nttemptcd to arrest. Local detectives aro now almost certain that tho man who es caped after fatally wounding ono po llcoman nnd seriously wounding tho second Is ono of Kllpatrick's accom plices In tho Great Northern railway robbery. Today $3,800 worth of stolon un signed 20 notes of the Nntlonal Hank of Montana wero located by detectives In tho possession of a local saloonkecp cd and confiscated. Considerable of tho money had already boon floated or changed In with merchants. Tho man Is bolloved to bo Harry Longbaugh, alias William Parkry, who escaped from tho Nashvlllo police a fow weeks ago by means of au Ice wa gon. Thero has been Insldo information for sovcrnl days that Longbaugh was in upper Hast Tonnossoo, and tho de velopments of today raako It almost certain that ho Is tho man who mado such a murderous assault on tho two Knoxvlllo officers. After escaping from tho sceno of tho affray Longbaugh secured n covorod hack and was driven out of tho city limits. Later he was soon ton miles east of tho city and n posso has bean on tho trail over slnco early morning. Tho would-bo murdoror was struck tlmo and ngaln by tho ofllcora who wero shot, two billies being splintered on his bead, and it Is thought that ho will soon bo forced to seek help and shcltor, and us soon as tho whole conn try knows of thu affair that ho will soon bo captured. Luther Brady. James Roley nnd John Whipple, three Knoxville men. wero arrested this morning with Montana bank notes In their possession. They disclosed tho location of tho $3,S00 la tor confiscated. AU thrco men claim to have won tho money from tho man by gambling, but they aro known to havo been In ABhovlllo, N. C. last week. Coldest Day. Chicago, Doc. 16. Sunday was, tho coldest day Chicago has experienced In tho month of December slnco tho weather bureau was established hero, thirty years ago. For three-hours tho mercury stood twelve degrees below zero. Later, however, the skies cleared and tho wind which lind been blow ing trotn the northwest, died down causing a gradual rise of tompernture. and last night tho thermometer at the local weather bureau registered but Uirec degrees bolow zero. Today the tomporaturo Is rapidly moderating. SCHLEY SPEAKS. Flooded With Letters and Telegrams Expresses , i.anks Publicly. Washington, Dec. 16. Since tho court of Inquiry rendered Its verdict Hoar Admlrnl Schley has recolved a large, number of letters and telegrams, all containing expressions of confi dence and esteem, offering assistance. To answer these persoi liy would bo work of such magnitude that the ad miral has addressed the following let ter to tho Associated t'rosM which he asks to be published: " Washington, D.C.. Dec. 6. 1901. To the Associated 1'ress: "I bog to express through the med ium of the Associated Press my gratl tudo and heartfelt tlfnnk for tho kind words and evidences of Interest In my welfare which I have received from all parts of tho United Stntes. Tho magnitude of tho correspondence, ren ders It Impossible for me to person ally acknowledge the same and 1 thore- foro take this menus of expressing my appreciation to ono and all. "Very truly yours, (Signed.) "WINFIKI.D SCOTT SCIIM2Y. "Rear Admiral V. S. N." e ion APPROVED BY CITY COUNCIL AT I REGULAR MEETING. The I Question of Street Crosslnns Came Up as None Were Shown to Exist on the Map, Which Would Be a Bad Condition. I I Tho city council met yesterday af ternoon with Mayor Thompson In the chnlr, and Aldormon Best, Gorman, Gollcdgo, Slaughter and Kddleman present. Tho minutes of tho last meet ing was read and approved. Tho flnnnco committee reported fa vorably on $31 worth of accounts and thoy wero placed In courso of pay ment. Tho body of Mrs. Sims was ordered removed from tho old cemetery west of town to the South Cemetery, de ceased's husband purchasing tho lot to bury her. Some discussion was Indulged In about tho license of auctioneers. Somo auctioneers want to sell goods both In doors nnd out-doors nnd In ordor to do bo they must buy two licenses. Tho out-door llcenso costs $50 and tho In-door mar. pays $35. It wbb tho sonso of tho council that tho out-door man should b allowed to soli goods anywhoro in Ardmoro for his $50, whether it bo on tho streets, In tho houso or on -tho houso, nnd nn ordinance to that offect will probably bo drafted. John C. Joyce, Jr., W. 0. Hawlcs and S. A. Cobb, survoyors of tho town- slto board, appeared before council with tho now town map, with tho Ar- kansan & Choctaw railroad platted on It, and nskod tho council to npprovo It before Bonding It off. Upon investigation It was found that tho map was Just llko tho Choctaw, Oklahoma & Gulf, bb regards tho strcot crossings nil streets stopped at tho right-of-way. Our pooplo have hud somo Utile trouhlo with tho stroot crossings of tho C, O. & G nnd they did not wish to get into tho name trouble again. Mr. Joyco Informed council, how ever, that ho had no alternative, that he could not make tho map uhov.'lug streets crossing the railroad right-of-way. Upon motion of Alderman Kddle man, a resolution was passed accept ing tho map, provided that thuy did not stop up any streots or alleys. No further business before tho houso, .council adjourned. Santa Claim has unloaded at Bu lard'B china ball and will mako his headquarters thoro during tho holl days. ICtf Send GO. cents for 100 beautiful sea sholls for Christmas wjpi workers supplies. R. 15. Fisher, 223 Tremont St., Galveston, Tex. 22-lm I II STATES COURT THu MORNING SESSION GRINDS ALONG QUITE LIVELY. Mastar-ln-Chnncery Reports In Many Cases, Several Notary Public Ap polntmenta Administrator's Accounts Filed. Court convonod this morning agnln at u o'clock, and notwithstanding it adjourned nt noon, until tomorrow morning, considerable luminous was attended to. An order wn taken In tho estate of W. II. Dmlson. Mary M. Adams vs. John Q. Adams; dismissed. Mnry R. Rogers vs. Henry Rogers; dismissed. Wynnewood Cotton Oil and Manu facturing Company vs. Williams and Rnudolph; referred to master. In tho enses of Jennie McLomoro vs. Jobji W. McLomoro, J. W. Colo vs. Minnie cole, I.lszlo Manor vs. John H. Mnrler, B. J. Johnson vs. Addlo Johnson, I). M. Welsh vs. Ira Wolsh, C. M. Harrison vs. Mlnnlo L. Harri son, nnd J. L. Gnrnnrd vs. Tishby Gar nard, tho master's report was filed. In tho estate of J. I). Hosley tho final account of the administrator was filed. An order was granted In the es tate of Gilbert Sawyor. In tho estnlo of Leslie Hardy, mo tion wns mado for tho rejection of tho appointment of R. H. Hardy. Phil Barrett was appointed notnry public, Ardmoro. C V. Knsterllng of Sugden was made n notary public. Prlco Statlor, Josso, I. T notary public. J. C. Graham was mado notary pub lic, at Bob. Au order wns mado appointing a guardian in tho estate of Sarah For- sytho. Eflle Barnes vs. Ben F. Barnes: inaa- ter's report tiled. Henry - Shears pleaded guilty and was fined $10, costs remitted. Court then took n recess until' to morrow morning at 9 o'clock. TRIED TO BURN JAIL. Geo. Allison and John Porter Set Fire to Purcell Jail. Yesterday afternoon Doputy J. A. Brown brought down Geo. Allison and John Porter from Purcell, charged with arson. It seems, from what Dop uty Brown says, ho arrested tlieso par ties on suspicion of having n stolen B.iddle in their possession, -which sus picion afterward proved to bo cor rect Tho prlsonors wore placed In Jail at that place, and they ovldcntly being bad men thought they would do vlso somo way to get out. They looked around and found tho Jail as solid as tho rock of Gibraltar, but get out thoy must, so tho only ,wny loft was to set firo to tho Jail and when the Jailer camo to release thorn, mako a break for It, run over tho Jailer and get away. But thoy woro a llttlo mistaken In tholr calculations, for whon thoy open ad tho Jail a big six-shooter confront ed thorn nnd thoy woro safely kept until Doputy Brown brought them to Ardmoro where thoy now rest behind tho bars. Doputy Brown snya that It is his A. J. WOLVERTON, J A. BIVENS, President. V-Pro.i. HE CITY N AIirrviCZ3T?E:. I. "T- Capltal and Surplus Accounts of drum and individuals Accorded ALBATROSS FLOUR, It is the Best. Top Notch in Quality, . , The Standard that all others try to reach! For. sale by all first-class grocers. WH1TEMAN BROS,, SOLE DISTRIBUTOR, opinion thnt they nro escaped con victs, either from Toxas or Fort Leavenworth. MORE WORK FOR SANTA CLAUS. A Four-Year-Old and a SIx-Year-Old Have Their Wants. Tho Ardmorolto Is in receipt of tho following: "Denr Santn Clans: I am n llttlo four-yonrold girl nnd I want n llt tlo Ironing board, n doll ami a doll stool, a llttlo coffeo mill, n chair and n tablet. I would llko n doll sot nnd Just lots of things. Mnttlo Taylor." Then this: "Dear Snntn Clans: t am a llttlo girl, six yonra old. I want n llttlo doll nnd doll cradle and a chair nnd table, an Iron, a little stove, n coffee mill. I guess that's all. Salllo Taylor." MRS. M'KINLEY WORSE. Melancholia Is Telling Upon tho Late President's Widow. Canton, O., Deo. 16. Tho condition of Mrs. Ida MoKlnley, widow of tho Into president, is said to ho serious. Tho molnncholln that hns manifest ed Itself In her request that no pres ents ho sent her, and that no ono call at hur homo Christmas ovo and day. Is tolling upon her. Sho talks or noth ing but her grluf. It Is feared sho may collapse at any time. TREATED ROYALLY. What the Sherman Officers Say of Their Brethren at Ardmore. Tho Grayson county officers who woro summoned to Ardmoro to nn swor to tho chargo of killing George l'tiryenr have all returned nnd speak In the highest terms of tho manner In which thoy wero recolved nnd enter tained by tho peace oflleers nt Ard more. Sherman Register. A warm homo or office, a small coal bill, few ashes, no dirt and a clean, satisfactory coal ,aro tho re sults of buying your coal from us, and you pay no moro than you would for, poor coal. 8-tf IiAIDLAW LUMBER CO. Dr. Echols will bo at tho Whtttlngtoa hotel every Monday, from 1 to 4 p.m. Practice limited to:dlpcaso.jof tho .eye. . car, noso nnd throat. Errors of re- fraction 'corrected. ' ' 19-tf It Is said that a championship chicken fight Is scheduled to tnko place in Chlcknsha soon between Texas and the Chickasaw nation. NOW.... Is the time to list your property thnt in for sale. List it with us. We have customers for all classes. To Buyers. Bo suro and see as before buy ing. We cau suit you and save you money. Tenant Property. We pay especial attention to collection of rents. Wo under stand it and make it pay good re turns. We want to do business with you and for vou. Redfield Real Estate Agency. nstabllshcd 9 Years, CRUCH BLDQ. ARDMORE:, I. T. DON LACY, A.H. PALMER, Cashier. AbsL Cashlor. ATIONAL BANK $90,000.00, solicited. Courteous treatment oil alike.