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DOUBLE-FACER BANK NOTE.
The Bill I Worth $50 on One Side and $100 on the Other. Chicago, Dec. 31. A freak f DO bank note caused W. II. Adams to miss his Christmas dinner. Mr. Adnms Is n member of the firm of Adams & Smith, dealers In stocks and bonds. On Tuesdny night when tho caBhlor tried to balance his books, he found ho was $50 short, and Mr .Adams took it upon himself tn try find find tho shortage. He went to tho office early In tho morning and sjicnt tho n contracts as It cools, nnd every one entlro day in counting tho money and of the little veins on tho body Is pulled, checking the books. Lnto In tho after- causing tho most ciulsltc agony. Tho noon he found a bill which had cans- Perspiration Is entirely stopped, nnd , A , , unless tho tar is removed death Is cor ed all tho trouble. ,, . . It was a bank note, tho face valuo of which was $50, but on tho back of which wA printed a $100 note. The note was evidently got out of tho gov- ernmcnt printing olllco by mistake, ...,., .u Tho face of tho note bears tho name of tho Aetna National Hank, Kansas City, Mo. The number Is 4251, series of 1882. Tho check numbor is A330,- !r,n it In BicnPil liv L. 11. Cook, cash- ler. nnd P. W. Truman, president. It , ' , , ' ' ... ,. was Issued on March 10. 1890. On tho r'crso sldo tho figure C and 100 aro plain. Tlio .number i'ibi in tno comer of tho note is printed upside down. Frank Trcadwell, IJonnctt, la., was troubled with kidney disease for two years. Ho writes: I had taken hov- oral kinds of kidney -einedics, but with little benefit. Finally I tried Foley's Kidney Cure and a one dollar bottlo turod mo." I10NN12II & BONNER SUE FOR $17,000 DAMAGES. Four Men Charge Injuries to the Iron Mountain's Negligence. Smith McAIoster. I. T.. Dec. 31. Suits havo been filed in the circuit court of Sebastian county against tho St. Louis, iron Mountain tc bouincrn nallway Company for $17,000 by Hen ry Wnatherford, William Wilton. Charles Shoppard and Wallace Boddy. Th' plaintiffs allege that they wero Injured In a wreck on defendant's road near Malvern, which was caused through negligence. Wcatherford askn for $5000 damages, Wilton $5000, Bod dy $5000 and Shoppard $2000. THE VENEZUELAN DEBT. Germany Must Be Paid and the Mon roc Doctrine Kept intact. Washington, D. C, Dec. 31. Secro- tnry Hay's vlows as to tho proposed German program In Venezuela was coramunlcntcd to the German ambas sador In the shapo of a written memo- rnndum. This supplemented tho ver- bal exchanges thnt had taken place in Wnshlneton between Ambassador Von Hollobon nnd ti.i volt, directly, nnd between tho am basBador and Secretary Hay at great or length. The state dopartmont positively do dines to mako public tho metrorau dum, or its substance, but it is pointed ...... , . ... ,,,.,, out again that the basis of the United States roprcsontntions Is to bo looked for in tho utterances of President Itooscvolt in ids annual message to congress touching the Monroe doe trlno In its publication to South Amor lean counties which do not pay their debts. Nothing has been heard from Ca racas to sustain tho report that United States Minister Bowen, through uv- Rent representations, has induced n postponement of tho German pro gram. It is certain that no lnstruc tion to that effect nave' been given to Mr. Bowen. HONORS PAID TO EX-SLAVE. Millionaires Act as Pall Bearers to Aged Negro. San Antonio, Tox., Dec. 31. Undo Dick Brooks (colored) over 82, died nt his homo In this city this morning. He was an ox-slave, having como from Memphis, Tcnn., with bis master. Un do BIHIo Mays, tn 1818, to San Anton io. Ho was of ton sold and served in several families. His funoral this nftornoon was a romarlmblo ono, tho pall bearors all being whuo, and thoy represented wealth to tho amount of several mil lion dollars. Slnco 1SG8 Undo Dick has boon in tho employ of Colonel Georgo W Brackcnrldgo, who pensioned tho old negro on full salary thrco years ago. Tho funeral today was largely at tended by blacks nnd whitos. Tho ac- tivo and honorary pall bearora wero nil white, as follows: Colonel Georgo "W. Brackcnrldgo, president of tho Snn Antonio National bank, Ford Horff, AV. H. Ersklno, B. D. Brown. W. L. l.lorff, Robert Mnxoy, W. N. Wiggins, W. A. Ramsoy and John Bennett. About tho only tlnio peoplo intimato to a man that ho has laurols, is when thoy warn him to look to thorn. A man Is in a bad when ho can bo happy only when ho Is miserable. Tho good resolution is tho ono that lias stood tho test, i TAR AND FEATHERS. IIoit It Fel to H'tar a Cont of TliU 1'ciirfnl JIlKurr. People who rcntl of tarring nmKoath- crlug know that the punishment Is n very unpleasant one, but few Imagine how terribly painful ntid dangerous it Is. In Wyoming I once saw n man who had been tarred and feathered, and, al though he fully deserved the discipline, I could not help pitying him. Hard ened tar Is very hard to remove from tho skin, nnd when feathers nro ndded It forms a kind of cement that sticks closer than n brother. As noon ns tho tar sets the victim's suffering begins. llut tho ronloVni u I)0 easy task nnd requires several days. Tho tar cannot bo softened by the application of heat nnd must uo pcoicu off bit by bit. sweet on ueing usoj 10 nrnKo u.o proc- css less painful. Tho Irritation to tho aWn (J yy Brcnt n(j U(u ,mln) cnmu)t ,, ,tiSp,.n,.,d. but must be nulled out or cut off. No tnnn can bo cleaned of tar in a slnglo day, ns tho pain of tho operation would bo too excruciating or enuurance. nnu unu. uus .s . one uo has to suffer from a pain llko that of ten tllougnnd , ,,,. NumberH of ,ne, lmvo AicA untlcr tll0 torture, and none who have gone through It regard tar and feathering ns anything but a most fearful Infliction. Exchange. I.lftlnir li- Mniinrtu Tho most Important employment of the magnet In tho mechanical Indus tries is In lifting nnd handling such masses of metal ns ship plates, 'boiler plates and parts of machines which It would otherwise be dilllcult to get hold of. It effects nn nvorngo economy In time nnd cost of handling, stacking, loading and unloading of from CO to 70 per cent. To meet tho posslblo danger that from any cnuso tho current from tho dynamo might bo cut off, causing tho oad, ( t Isusua in ng0 uattcryi wi,icli effectually guards ngalnst such accident In handling billets and material of convenient shapo a number of pieces may bo pick ed up at ono time. Tho samo is truo of thin plates. Tho typo of magnets used In most American works has n lifting capac ity of flvo tons. It makes a stranger nervous to sco them at work, and hu gone-rally docs not need to bo reminded that unless bis life is Insured nt Us full valuo ho would do (well to stand from under. But slings and chains break under loads qulto as often as magnets drop their loads by accident and In wrong places. New York Timeg, Indian Ilnmr. Tho young Indian wife of today Is plonn. a. fnlrlv uood cool: and tidv with 1)cr uouso mya nn exchange. She Is not yet well versed In tho art of dec- oration, nud rod and green nro pre dominating colors In all of her rooms, wiieuier in uarmony or not. ino nousu has good furniture, but it Is strangely arranged. The lounge is a favorite piece of furniture, and ono sees It lu every Indian household, nlwnys in the parlor. If the Indians have n piano or organ. It goes luto tho bedroom. Tho I Imnli'ii linn n1i11r nlnn nnnd 1 11 Trv uu"" BU,""U " tho par or, and lu many hquses it is ' , ' .. . nro t,0(, to uverytUff cvt. thu tall of the cat. for no Indian household is com- plete without n cat and n dog. An Innnornt Author. Some new authors nrrlvo with such. a hilarious confidence, such n blithe in nocence, that It Is always interesting to bear nbout them. Ono has just sent to a well knoSvn London publisher n letter something like this: "I am told that It Is usual on tho cvo of tho appearance of a book to enter tain nil tho London reviewers to n din nor. will vnn IMnillr toll mo wnnt tlila vmild cost, where tho dinner should bo held nnd who, in your opinion, should bo Invited? Of course tho thing ought to bo dono handsomely I" It Is amusing and true. London Chronicle. A MlnelilcTOim Schoolgirl. Commodoro P. Vedder, whllo a young man, teaching school, had occasion to punish n mischievous girl, nnd, ns was usunl In that day and locality, was about to resort to tho ferule. To tho offending maid he said, "Miss glvo mo your hand. Sho dropped her bend nnd blushed. Again bo said sternly, "Miss , I say, give mo your band." Slowly lifting her eyes, sho remark ed: "Mr. Vedder, this Is embarrassing for me. You should not mnUo such proposals In public. However, you must ask my papa first." Aide to Aniwer, Undo What nro you crying for, Gcorgle? Georglc Teacher caned mo because I was tho only one wo-hoo able to answer a question today Undo (indignantly) This is scnndai ous, my poor boy! What was tno qucs tlon? Georglo (between sobs)-Who put tho bent plu In tho teacher's chair? Tit Bits. CnnrlKhliorlr. "Ilcro Is a department storo advert tlslng that It will put Initials on urn brellas frco of charge.' "That Is what I call an act destrue tlvo of nil neighborly feeling. Think how you would feel going around with " Vm.br!"a ?'.lth somebody clso'a name Dn ltl" Washington Times. Took One Chance. "Docb ho over gamblo?" "WelJ, ho married." Chicago Tost, PROFESSIONAL CARDS. J. P. TIIAYKR, Civil Engineer and Architect Suuvkys and Flats Madr. Plans, estimates nnd specification 3. furnished, QorniiHi Hulldlni:, Ardmore, I. T. LAWYHUS. MOHAN SUOTT, -Law And Real Estate Ardmore, Intl. Ter. LKDBETTBR ' ft HLKDHOB, ATTOnNKYH at Law. Offloe, In Lailbetlar II lad o bulldlm Main ilrent. U.L. Uarratl. W. H. Illnstiaai OARRKTT & JUNOUAM, Attohnevb-at-Law. Do a olrll and criminal Draclloa. Olfloe In Wbeolnr building, oppoille ooori nomo, Ardmore I.T JOBEPU P. MULLEN, Attorney and Counbeloh at Lav Oaiuiifit Law a (Specialty. aanaral In praottoe In tbe ooarli ot tt-t Indian Territory! u. B. inprame conn, Wain InKtont onnrt of oUlmai onart ot appealt Klilhth Indlolol dlatrloti uxpcutlTe depart' ment. OQloo. Woat Main atreet, naar na oonrtnome Ardmore I.T. I1EHHKHT & CANNON, ATTORNKYH AT LAW. Officii, Herbert A Levla bnlldlOK. Ard ranrf I.T PHYMCIANfl. Dc. F. P. V017 Ieiicr, Ooallst and Anrlat. Special Attention iclven to Burterr and Dlaoasoa nt the PU, NOSE AND THROAT, Glasses Accurately Pitted. Olllco over Ilonner it Ilonnor'a Drair Store, uooms 3 nna 0. Ardmore, 1. T, Phono: Kealuence -It. Olllco 15. .W.Shackleford. Mrs.J.W.Shackleford . .J. DRS. SHACKLEFORD, Osteopathic Physicians. Wo treat botli Acuto and Chronic Dls cases, but make a specialty of chronic diseases and diseases of women. Phone 218. Office, 414 North Washington Street. I. V. FOLSOM, M. D. Does n General Practice. Specia Attention to Obstetrics, Diseas es of Women mid OhNdren. 31 Years Hxpcrlcnce.l 1 Ofllee over Ilonner Ilonnor'a drne atore U III co pnotin in; realdenoo 120. Valter Hardy tea. Fbone 84. J. O. MoNeaa Ilea, rhone la ITAUDY A McNEES. Physicians and Suhoeons. omoo honra 1 10 to 12 a. tn.. a to t D. ra.. and s to v p, in,: Hnndnya, 10 to :i a. in. and 8 to P. m. umoo riione 172. umce over namaer drnv atnre corner Mam and uaddo atreel MARGARET RICHARDS, Graduate Xuiibe. Residence, Oros liomo on Broad way, Aruinore, I. 1 DR. J. F. SON, Physician and Surgeon. J- Special Attention Given to Diseases of Women and Children. Offlco In Gorman Building. Office Hours: 10 to 12 a. m 2 to 4 p.m. Ofllce Phono . o. C. Residence Phono No. 132. OBINTISTh. J. llorman Tlcholaon, D. D. S. Irvino Nicholson, D, D. 8. NICHOLSON PAINLESS DENTAL PARLORS and Dental Labratory. All work guarantood and atrlotly painless. Exocuto nil kind of mechanical dent lptry for tho profusion, l)K, A. K. A DAM , DRNTIBT. i"hu Latest Improvement for Crowe and Bridge Work. ' X. ujcal amuatnetloa ailtnlnlatered (or Ihi Alnleaa extraction nf toetn. All work rearanteed. Price 10 toll IN Imna, iffln OTor Haodnl't atore, Arilmore. I. T V. II, Knlod W. Lki ENLOE & LEE, Dentists. All work iraaranteeil. Gorman bolldlnk'i orer uny naiiuoai nanK. Telephone No. . Arilmore, Ind. Ter. . - Hogan's Alley. That which promises to bo a suro euro for tho bluo, down hearted peoplo Is Hogan's Alloy, which appears haro Wednesday night, Jan. 1, 1002. Orowna j(aW?5 R1 a BRlvSWlf " Hetculat. Upeclalty, NjnrTjpflif'Jj iDK' !Li iZ-JLiiLiJLjIL. iJL2Z& : 0 M and Lowest Prices in Ardmore. 4. WILL HOT fit HOLD. APACHE INDIAN PRISONERS. Advisability of releasing Them Is Be ing Considered. Guthrie. O. T., Doc. 31. Major V. Armstrong of tho War Dopartmont Is nt l-'ort Sill to Invostlgato tho ndvls ability of releasing tho Apaches held on the military roservnton there as prisoners of war. Among thoso prison ers Is Geronlmo, tho noted Apache chief, who led lu many bloody raids In Arizona and who gave tho Wnr Department moro troublo thnn uny Southwestern 1 oilskin. Geronlmo and his hand were Anally captured a doz en yenrs ago by Gen. I.nwton after a chaso of several thousand miles. Thoy veto held as prisoners. of wnr at Pen secola, Fin., flvo years nnd have slnco been nt Kort Sill. Thoy llvo In a col ony on the reservation and for sevoral yoars havo followed agricultural pur suits, bolnsr scIf-Bupportlng. Geronl mo himself lms mado n specialty of raising watermelons. Tho department purposes to give them allotments on tho mllltnry res ervation and to cucourngo thorn to con- tlnuo In tho lino of self-support. Spieglo is the man you wnnt to sco If Its cakes you want. Finest fruit cnTrtCon earth at from 25 to 40 onts a pound. Sec Spoigle. 19-tf In pulmonary trouble, tho direct ac tion of BALLARD'S HOREHOUND SYRUP upon the throat, chost and lungs, immcdlr.toly arrost tho mnlady, by reliving tho distress, cutting tho phlegm nnd treeing tno vocal nnd brcnthlnr organs Prlco 25 and GO cents. W. B. Frnmo, City Drug Storo. You'll havo a warm tlmo If you buy Laldlaw's coal. 19tf $100 Reward, $100. Tho rcadors of this paper will bo pleased to learn that there In at lenst ono dreaded discaso that science has been able to euro In all Its stages ruin that Is catarrh. Halls Catarrh Curo is the only positive euro now known to tho medical fraternity Cn tarrh being a constitutional discaso, requires a constitutional treatment, Hall's Catarrh Curo la taken Internal ly, acting directly upon tho blood nnd mucous surfaces of tho system, there by destroying tho foundation of tho diEoaso, and giving tho patient Btrenngth by building up tho const! tution and assisting naturo In doing its work. Tho proprietors havo so much faith in its curative powers, that thoy offer ono Hundred Dollnrs for any case that It falls to cure. Send for list of testimonials. Address. F. J. CHENEY & CO, Toledo, O. Sold by all druggists, 75c. Hall's Family Pills aio tho best. Success novcr roosts on the binncr of (ho man who noglccts his business Tho worbt nftcr offocts of Influenza arlEo from durnnged functions of tho liver. Clear tho blood nt onco with Horblno for It will strengthen tho llvor to withdraw from circulation tho bllinry poisons. Prlco CO cents, v. u. Frame, city Drug Store. Somo people apend n lot of time In regrottlng things that never happen. Persons who lead a llfo of oxposuro nro subject to rhoumatlsm, neuralgia and lumbago, will find a vnluablo rom- ody lu HALLAItDa SNOW LINI MENT; It will banish pains and sub- duo Inflammation, I'rlco 25 and CO conta. W. 11. Frnmo, City Drug Storo. A Cure for Lumbago. W. C. Williamson, of Amherst. Va says: "For moro than n year I suf forca lrom lumbago. I finally trlod Chamberlain s Pnln Balm and It gave mo entlro relief, which all other reme dies had failed to do," Sold by City Drug Storo, F. J. Ramioy. Many nn lnnocont llttlo darling la simcrlng untold agony and cannot ox plain Its troubles. Mark your child's symptoms, you may And it troubled with worms; glvo it WHITE'S OUBAM VEHMIFUQB and restore It to aulct- nc3B and health. PriceiS cents. W. 11. Frame, City Drug Storo. tL2Li?7-.7-La!Li2J ....t. - TJ.j,...t. LOOK rOD lllr Ul mm m SlWubt And Harness House iuvitcs you to visit their storo. Hinco purchasinc the Tennison stock we hnve by far tho larnest nnd finest stock of goods in Ardmore. It comprises everything kept in n first'class Saddle House, and wo aro making low prices on everything. Bony Austin is still with ns, nnd makes tho kind of raddles tho boys wnnt when they want good ouea. L. J. JOHNSON, "THE SADDLER." ran 1 vim A TEXAS WONDER. HALL'S GREAT DISCOVERY. Ono small bottlo of Hall's Great Discovery cures all klduoy and blad der troubles, removes gravel, cures diabetes, seminal emission, weak nnd lama hack, rheumatism nnd all Irregularities of tho kidneys and bladder In both women nnd men. Regulates bladder troublo In children. If not sold by your druggist, will bo sent by mall on receipt of M. Ono small bottlo Is two month's treatment and will euro any causo abovo men tioned. DR. B. W. HALL. Solo manufacturer, St. Louis, Mo for merly of Waco, Toxasr .( Sold by all druggist and W. B Frnmo, Ardmore, I. T. READ THIS. Cisco. Toxas, Oct. 18, 1001. Dr. K. W. Hall, St. Louis: Dear Sir Wo havo sold wour Texas Won der, Hall's Great Discovery, for sov oral years. I frankly sny that wo lmvo novcr sold n kldnoy and bladder medicine that proved to bo a greater remedy. MAXWELL & ST. JOHN K. J. Simpson, Proprietor. HEST $2 a day house on the J Santa re. bpecial atten tion Gfiven to commercial men. Sample rooms free. New management throughont. Purcell, I. T. mm mm Through Service BETWEEN ST. LOUIS, CHICAGO, KANSAS CITY AND THE PRINCIPAL CITIES OF TEXAS. BUFFET SLEEPERS AND FREE RECLINING KATY CHAM OARS DINING STATIONS OPERATED DY THE COMPANY. SUPERIOR MEALS, fifty Gents- When you do your wnRon buy inc from tho Steveus, Keunerly & Spracins Co. you nro not forced to huy only ono kind, but hero is a list you may obooso from: Bain Wagons, SpriiiKlield WnKons, O'Brieu Wagons, Old's Patent Wagons. Botter wagons cannot bo found anywhere nud this companj 's per sonal guarantee goes with every wagon sold. Oood coal, good weights and prompt delivery aro what you get from Laid law. 19-tf Hole Clifton 1 - t. - t. - t. Jt-Jt.-t.Jt.Jl, -tt.-l.-t m mm. Dicst Stock of Hand-Made Saddles in k Territory. Only Ifie lid , tTC TO TItE SOUTHEAST X NKW SYSTKM lUJAClIINQ. WITH ITS OWN It AILS, MEMPHIS, BIRMINGHAM AND MANY OTIIKK IMl'ORTANI l'OINTS IN TItK SODTJLUAST. GOOD CONNKCTIONS AT IJ1HMIKU1LA.U I'OIl MONTGOMERY, MOBILE. ATLANTA. SAVANNAH AND ALL l'OINTS IN THE STATE OF FLORIDA. I'A S S ENG Hit S ATI It ANOING i'OIt TICKETS VIA TILE WILTi HAVE AN OPPOUTUNITE VO ENJOY THE OOMFOKTS OT A 11 HAND NEW, UF-TO-DAT13 LIMITED TRAIN Tiie Southeastern Limited. fii. ixKomiATinsr an to iioorr. ivsr ATn,4 oiiieKHi-ULi.r koikiikiikii vv M'l'I.IOiTlliy TO ANT Jl Kl'XUU EXT A . 1 V I jr Tim coiu-AStr, ou to Alkx. Hilton. Cr.KUUL 1'AHHBXaCK AOEVT. UltYAN SNYDETl. l'AHHEN'iiea TUAvria i a use, HAI.NT I.OUIM. PassengerService TEXAS. IM 4 IMPORTANT aATKWAYS "V treiU to unw q 2 FAST TRAINS DULY 2 St Louis, Chicago and the East jvrcu ruixiua vbbtibuled blbetfm, EiVDBOatZ VEW OHAII OiU (ImU Tm), FASTEST TIME TO NEW ORLEANS (0OMrAR tOHIDULla). oilt libb snnraro theodqh coaches AWD BLEEFEU WITHOUT 0H1X91. IRCOarARABLE PULLMAN LCCPCR AN TOURIST CAB BKRVICC T CALIFORNIA. POSmVBLT no onxNaw. Eadhttf Oaalr Oan (Bo'.l Frl Dally m ST. LOU IS, MEKPHISmELPASQ. So uy Tloktl Xgtai , or wrlW I. P. KMHW, Tnr. rtwaiW Ipil, n. ma, m. fc..TBHt, tta'IrMiiaaatUkttiil DALUka, TUX. $100 Reward Will bo paid by tho Chickasaw Stockmen's Association for the arrest and conviction ot anyone stealing stock of auy kind from any member of this Association. tun. t. e. tiowKLL. tries. O. F. II alky, See. For Smi: Lot of rose bushes and ferns now ready for said. G. A. DRAIN, North Caddo Stmt. 1 Tahiti 1 : t