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.ren 1 4tan' wmln VOLUME IX. f sidnby suaaa, I Proprietor, i AIIDMORE, IND. TEE., THURSDAY EVENING, APRIL 24, 1902. I SUBSCRIPTION. V I On Year 9. J NUMBEll 144 t, ? 4HDZRS0H, President. B, F. FRENSLEY, Vies President. C. L. ANDERSON, Cuhlir. 3. H. TORBEII, int. Cuhr oc-OOOO0Ooooooo6000HOOOO DIG GRAIN CROP PROMISES. FIRST NATIONAL BANK. Uig Ardmorc, Indian Territory. Designated Depository (or Bankruptcy Funds m Chickasaw Nation. Surplus Fund, Cash $135,000.00 Capital Paid Up. Cash.... 60,000.00 The oldodt bank la Indian Torrltory. Accounts of firms and Individuals tollclted upon ttao most liberal terms consistent with Rood banking. The Margin of Safety ...ia represented by the amount! of insurance carried. Don't lull yourself into i security. never ..touched Because fire has you it doesn't follow that you immune. are o-o-o-oo-o oooooo oooooo oooooo Tishomingo. T. F. Foley of Parsons, Kan., who Is Interested with Mr. Burton In the electric light plant being built here, Is In town. Ravla. Martin Cheaillc and family from up on the Blue nnd Mrs. Lottie Dur ham from Tishomingo were here yes terday. Attorney Charles Stevens of Tisho mingo wan here yesterday, en route to Oklahoma. Dr. F. J. Daum and family are visit ing Dr. Baura's futher In Lamar coun ty, Tex. ' Silo. The Choctaw- surveyors, who are running a survey for a line of road from Dcnlson through Silo and Mil- fancied "urn, to Oklahoma city are nere to- lay. Dr. St. Clair started his show for the season. He will show ut Cale to night. Lone Grove. Dr. Sullivan. F. M. Byrd, W. V. Wlnans, L. C. Evans and J. C. Car roll returned last night from the re union at Dallas. ' Durwood. Mrs. Mary Love, who lived one-half mile north of town, died today at U A "aw Aft v I o clock. Her remains will be burled I i t mm m M B I I tomorrow. q "m m III Jack Wclch wh,1 Bhcarlns Bhe .1 II III II I m. V Mew days ago, accidentally cut a bad Pp- "" -A. " wound In his hand. .A Mrs. Llge Orr Is convalescing. Springer. Mr. Ragland's child, which has been quite sick, Is reported better today Mrs. Ncwsome is also Improved to day. Mannsvllle. The Choctaw will reach New Manns villa by tomorrow night. Leon. A nine pound Choctaw Indian girl nns hnrn tn Mr. nnd Mrs. .1. n. T.illa a m m . . . t. . . I It1 eP'P (rTcr T rrPTT yyyP'P Fir -P'r'P TftT f erro last Thursday. Mr, Taliaferro says he has gained 320- acres more land. Mrs. Ama Rose from Kingston, Ky, Is here visiting the Taliaferro broth' era. W. E. McLemore Is here from Ard morc. We have a fine literary society here every Thursday night at the school house. Agent of the Mallory Line Sees Business In Prospect. Galveston. Tex.. April 23. W. J. Young, passenger agent of the Mal lory line, has Just returned from a trip through North Texas, made In the Interest of his company. Ho re ports that the outlook for the crops this year Is very hrlcht. If the pres ent prospects are reamed, says Mr. Young, the railroads of the state will not he able to carry the small grain which will be offered for shipment this year. Mr. Young says that the Indications are that there will be n heavy summer travel to New York this year, and ho advises thoso con templating the trip by water to en gage their berths, In advance, as oth erwise there might be trouble In se curing them. THREE NEGROES MURDERED. TORNADO KILLED A FARMER. oud Seemed to Drop from the Sky Wrecked Two Vehicles. Dwatur. III., April 23. Solomon Vlgle died today ns a result of being hit on the side of the head by frag ments of his wagon In a storm I'll- lay. He was on n public road near Decatur driving a team. Just as he as passing William Schultz tn a bug gy, a tornmlb-that seemed to drop on them from the sky tore the buggy nnd wagon to pieces. Only small fragments of the vehicles could be found. Schultz came to con sciousness gome distance away In a. field, unhurt.' Wolgle lay unconscious in the reckage of the road. Ho never spoke ml died this morning. One of the horses died tho next day. No sign of Injury could bo found, and It Ib sup posed that ho died of fright. Welglo as a prominent farmer, living six miles from Decatur. Shot ROBERTS & POLAND BUY THE BEST to Death by Another Negro Armed with a Winchester. Waco, To., April 23. On the farm of Mrs.; Green Barron, sixteen miles east of Waco, three negroes were shot to death yesterday by another negro, t A nfegro armed with n Win chester opened lire on Allen Thomp son, aged 25, killing him Instantly. He then shot Millie Thompson dead and a daughter of the dead woman, Mattle Shannon, appearing on the scene, was the victim of his deadly aim. 1 The murderer then walked Into the woods, leaving the three dead bodies lying as they fell. He has not been captured. The following merchants only are handling Eupion Oil in Ardmore: CITIZENSHIP CLAIMS. Pettitt Bros., M. F. Bomar, Skipworth J. A. A. A. Bailey, J. A. Bodowitz, Kendall W. C P. A. Lauerhlin, A. F. Jones, Dillard & Allen McOharen & Webster R. T. Dallas Tanner & Stewart W. A. Payne, W. A. Davis, Porter Staples, S. E. Jenkins, C. Croabv. M. T. Felker. Son Bros, Go. General Insurance, Real Estate and Rental. Action of the Dawes Commission In Number of Cases Approved. Vinlta, I. T.. April 23. The United States commission to the Ave civilized tribes has Just been ofllclally notified that the decision of the commission rejecting the following applications for enrollment as citizens of the Cherokee nation has been affirmed by tho secretary of the Interior: Her man C. Blgbam, William Cunningham Garland E. Branham, Samuel A. Nad ing, Robert F. Groom, Joseph S. Hunt Richard Le Force, Joseph R. Harris William W. Dennis. Claude N. Ballet ;er, George Payton nnd Marcus R Wood. W. S. Wolverton & Son, Agents. HANNA MEANS BUSINESS. Poses as Friend and 'Champion of the Notorious Rathbone. Washington, D. C, April 'ZZ. Sena tor Hanna received a cablegram from E'-Dlrector of Posts Rathbone. at Ha TAArrrr i VI rc I A VI rr nas vana, today, saying that ho was re- j ,,, . No More Mineral Leases. The coal and asphalt trustees of the Choctaw and Chickasaw nations hav been Instructed by the secretary of the Interior to grant no more coal or asphalt leases until after the sup plementary treaty now pending In con gross Is finally disposed of. everything in Ladies' ed, and they are beauties, pleasure to show goods. Go to COLD STORAGE MARKET for leased on ball, Hanna was much pleased at the n n ii' a TTn anvc Vi n'lll firm- npAl'rt and VUlldren S JnLeaCl- before the world that Rathbone Is In- , nocent. He will produce written Wear from a JDaby laO proof, ho says, that Rathbone Is the . P -j-j victim of General Wood's persecution, tO the hneSt Jrattem due to Jealousy and malicious gossip. tlannn ntnlmu Un W.l lnnlniln,l flat at prices to suit purses the court In advance to convict Rath bone, and that he has documentary evidence of this fact. Ho declares that Rathbone's conviction was prin cipally on the testimony of Reeves, who perjured himself In hopes of be ing pardoned. Ho further states that In due time ho will show what a mock- cry of Justice Rathbone's trial was. Territory Man Pardoned. Washington, D. C. April 23. The president has granted a pardon Robinson Komp, a Chickasaw full blood, who was convicted In the Unit ed States circuit court for tho West ern district of Arkansas, of murder, committed In the Indian Territory, and on February 27, 18SC, was sen tenced to bo hanged. President Cleveland commuted the sentence life Imprisonment. oy Killed Near Cleburne. From parties who came In from tho south last night It wns learned that horrible accident occurred near Cle hurne yesterday evening. In which tho 1-year-old son of Mr. Drown, owner of the Gainesville opera house, was Instantly killed. The boy had been out hunting with a compcnlon, and while crossing a bridge ou their way home, No, C, tho passenger from the south, catin. thundering along. The hoys were caught In the middle of the structure. The Drown boy was caught and Instantly killed, but the other boy saved his life by Jumping from the bridge. Hesperian. Notice In Bankruptcy. In tho District Court of the Uulted States, for the Southern District, at Ardmore. In the matter of Chancellor Bros., bankrupt; In Bankruptcy: To tho creditors of Chancellor Bros, n the Southern District In tho Indian Torrltory, at Ardmore, a bankrupt! Notlco Is hereby given that on the 17th day of April, J.902, the said Chan cellor Bros, was duly adjudged bank rupt, and that tho flrst meeting of his. creditors will bo held at my ofllco, at tho court house In the city of Ardmoro on the Cth dny of May, 1D02, at 10. o'clock In the forenoon, at which tlmu tho said creditors may attend, provo their claims, dppolnt a trustee, exam- Ino the bankrupt and transact such other business as may come beforo said meeting. JOHN HIN'KLE, Referee In Bankruptcy. (First published April 21, 1902.) To Raise Melons. Tulsa. I. T., April 23. Many farm ers near Tulsa have formed a melon- growers' association and will plant a thousand acres of cantaloupes and several hundred acres of melons. A Chicago commission house has ar ranged to send a buyer here In the shipping season. This Is a new Industry here, hut ex periments last year proved that can taloupes do well and are two weeks earlier than the Colorado melons are. flmmore u Esioic Agency Fine Farm Land for Sale. 2000 acres tn cultivation, 700 In pasture, all under Rood wire fence, 23 houses and wellH, about 12 miles from Ardmore. Rents iroes with placo. Will divide lands to suit purchaser and sell cheap. Sec us at once. Bargain In btock Cattle. 700 head of hne stock oattlc, near Ardmoro, with nood pasture and water for season thrown In at $1(1 per head. See us at once. This Is a Krcat harKaln. Qreat Bargain in City Property. Three lino places and one fcood lot at a bargain. This property Is Just one block from Main street. Several other good places for sale cheap. Five houses for rent. Hrlntc us your tiro Insurance. Wo can save you money. Lot 218 by 317, 4 room house now pood barn and other improvements, tine orchard nnd well, nice natlvo trees. Bargain at $1000. J. F. Young :: Byron Drew Oflloe with tbu Appeal. We have Fishing Tackle, anything and everything the fisherman can ask for. We are making warm prices on this class of goods. WILLIAMS, CORHN & CO. A Pretty Woman Fades Early Unless abo has given careful atten tion to the. preservation of her teoth. No useless pain is thus made neces sary. o lircro cavities are there to make tho work cipcnslvo. I'll save YOU It TEETH AND SAVE YOU CASH. DR. J, P. FANN, Dinillt, OOlce up ktalrs In Oruco bultdluir. J. A. BIVEN3, President DON LACY, Vice-President A. H. PALMER, Cashier. W. A. WOLVERTON, Asst CaaM. THE CITY NATIONAL BANK ARDMORE. I. T3 Capital aad Surplus. ; $9o(ooo.oo; Accounts of Arms and Individuals solicited. Accorded all alike. Courteous traatntat and styles to suit all faces. New Street Hats just receiv See them before buying. A W. H. REEVES PARDONED. Recognizes the Situation. Several nrmy officers were talking to General Miles one day regarding newspaper reports of his Involuntary retirement. One of them said: "I am afraid, general that they mean to be head you." "Beheading a figurehead would bo a painless operation." said tho general. 'Well cured Beef Pork Sausage Salt Meats Chickens 4 Turkeys Geese Hams Raw Fish 1- ' b '4, Dill Pickle Sour Pickles Chow Chow Cheese Butter Eggs Lard Pickled Pigs Feet Pickled Tongne Pressed Pigs Feet Mackerel Whitefish Codfish Hallibut Hams Boiled '! ' Sardines Canned Oysters Celery ..and everything to be found in a modern first-class market. L. B. PEYTON, Wholesale and Retail General Wood Pardoned State's Wit ness In Postal Frauds Case. Havana, April 23. Governor Gen- pral Wood Issued an order pardoning W. H. Reeves, who was recently sen tenced to ten years' Imprisonment, and to pay a fine of $35,516, for com plicity In tho Cubwi postal frauds. Foloy's Kidney Cure. If taken in time, affords security from all kidney and bladder diseases. Bonner & Bonner. Corned Beef Iloqves was Iluerated at once. Gen- Salads Olives eral Woods says he. pardoned Reeves because ho was a witness for the state. Made In Germany. A, Real Estate. Jf you! have dwelling lots for sale, be sure and list then) with us. We can handle them to your ad- A thorough, prsctloa! trstnlnir school, complete aad no to date la arerr department. Day and nlsht school the entlro year. Darpnptli attend nlibt ichool wlthnnt axtrm ohfcrge. Tuition $7.M per month or $10 (or unlimited soholaiahlp. Board $10 to $15.50 special machinery for cleaning per month. Noraoatlon. Piplla may enter at any time. Erery pujll la Iplaoed on hla bored wells. Leave orders with J, saerlta and may adrancoaa rapidly as bla ability will permit. Thorough training- la Ulansfleld or at horteat time oonilattnt with eflUJenoy. Iteferencea Any bank or business arm la . . ,' . . weai. 111am Direct, Whlto ware, pretty aalchlna and vatage at this time lasts four Umea; as l6nK We want every lady to call atVouiN.storo aud See US if VOU want to bllV. buu una uuuuBume line pi goous. - 11 loa f 8PRAGINS & CO. lu,,u y'lil0 city property. It will be Weil Digging. to your advantage to do so. tnoroughiy equipped for dig nlan linvn ..t sedlieli Real state ( Rental A?eiKj am I gins wells on short notice; my residence, on OalnearUle. For oatalogue address Q. P. flKLVIDOB'IA. W Preildent, Qalnetrllle Texan. 21-lm J. A. BEARD. Ardmore, I. T Established 9 Years, USE T ( PLANSIFTER HIGH PATENT FLOUR It is the Best TARDMORE MILL & ELEVATOR CO. The First National fUnki of Marietta, I. T. Established, 1896 Offers to depositors every facility which their balances, business and responsibility warraut. Directors Judge Overton Love Geo. M. D. Holford Jas. A. White E. F. Graham H. A. Kirkpatrick Holmes Willis Jas. N. Kirkpatrick W. S. 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