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and every man owes it to himself to make the hot months as comfortable as possible, While making such preparations, look at our Summer Lap Robes 25c to 35c Each, and Up just as high as you want to pay We are right now selling the Harness of the town, Whether you be a ralroad man, a mechanic, a professional man or whether you drive for pleasure, you can't afford to pass our Harness. We have what you need at prices lower than you can get the same goods any- where else. L. MILLER'S LOAN OFFICE Money loaned on Watches, Pistols, Clothing -. -I oil nlUcir artirloc rif vnlllf Dealer in Gents' Furnishing Goods, Clothing, Etc. One Door bast of Opera Home, Ardmore, L T. Pattern Hats and the nobbiest Street Hats for Ladies, Misses and Chil dren that have been shown, and also Hair Switches and Hair Rolls. MRS. M. E. SPURGEON Notice. Harness cleaned, dressed and re paired; work looks as good aa new. Guaranteed, and perfect satisfaction given. Buggy and carriage top dress ing a specialty. GEORGE R. NORR1S, On Caddo street, first door south of the Kloskl house. 25-lm Beautify your homes with fine side walks and paving. Crushed rock Is the most durable. Heavy foundation rock and uniform building stone In nny quantity quickly furnished by J. W. and A. N. Lauderdale, Dougherty, I. Ti 18-lm Estrayed $5 Reward. Strayed, two bay mare ponies. One 1 1 1 , 1 . A 1 1. uranueu i on snouiuer, uuier urunu- ed IK on shoulder. Ono has young bald face horse colt. Deliver them to W. M. Foster, Provence, I.i T., and receive $5 reward. 5-Ct The Dougherty stone quarries fur nish the best building and foundation rock to bo had In the Territory. Used by railroads for bridges, etc.; thor oughly tested In Ardmore. They are the best. When In need of this ma terial, seo J. W. nnd A. N. Lauder dale, Dougherty, I. T., 18-lm Screen Doors and Wire at 27-tf WEEKS BROS. LADIES! I am constantly increasing my stock of Millinery and shall con tinue to do so until my Styles. Quantities, Qualities and Prices are unequalled in the Territorv My patronage thus far is beyond any expeotions for my first season in Ardmore. I AM IN BUSINESS PERMANENTLY and in order to Ret my business prominentlv before the people I am offering inducements yon should not overlook. Remember the. place, MRS. MCLAUGHLIN, One Door West of Luke's Music (Store, West Mulu btreet. ..; all T N. COLEMAN'S for your up to date Stationery. SILK COLORED TABLETS AND ENVELOPES TO MATCH o .The very?Tatest in Box Paper, Visiting x , and Tally Cards. IS HERE JOHNSON at Actual Cost C. O. Bunn Endorsed. Last night the Lincoln club met, with T. B. Johnson In the chair and H. Bradford acting secretary. Among other business transacted. p. resolution was read and carried unanimously, endorsing C. O. Bunn for the position of United States atv slstant attorney, under Attorney W. B. Johnson of the Southern judicial district. Mr. Bunn has the support of the Territory judiciary. The election of officers was post' poned until another meeting. Brick, snnd and other' material Is being unloaded for the construction of the new Union depot. Contractor Moore began this morn Ing to place dirt over the new culvert. and we will Boon have the big hole filled in. To the Merchant Trade. 1 have taken the agency for the Armour Packing Co.'b products, and have opened up in rear of the old City National .bank building, corner Main and Caddo streets, with a full line of bacon (dry salt), hams, breakfast bacon, lard and canned meats of all kinds. Stock is fresh from packing house. Will take orders for butterlne, bo logna and other sausage, and fresh meats ,to bo shipped from cold stor age at Oklahoma City. Prices and treatment guaranteed as good ns any house will give you. . Cnll and see me, whether you want anything or not. Long distance 'phone No. 154. 24-1 m JO F. WILLIAMS. Phone, 27. T. B. Cathey is fitting up an office at the rear of his lot and is in the livery business quite lively ngnin, with a number of fine rigs. Call up the old number, 27, when you want prompt service. T. B. CATHEY, City Livery Stable, Phone 27. wnen you prepare your cream at home you know you have cream that's pure and wholesome. It's a pleasure to freozo it with the White Mountain or Blizzard Ico cream freezer. Noland sella them. i-ct at District Court. The district court has been busy passing upon crises, continuing some and disposing of them In various ways. J. P. Mullen was appointed guard ian and administrator of the minor heirs of the estate of Sarnh S. San ders. Mr. Mullen made a bond of $15,000. The Sanders nre all Indians, and this court assumes jurisdiction because they have not gone before nny tribal court. In the caBe of Clark Lowe, for dis turbing religious worship, defendant pleaded guilty; lined 15, costs re mitted. Miss J. Zimmerman of Ardmore was appointed notary public. Ladles of the Leaf. The members of the Ladles of the Lenf who did not attend the meet ing last Mondny, and who did not send In their nominations for officers for the ensuing year, will please hnnd in the names of those they desire to have for officers to Mrs. Torbett or Mrs. Roberts before next Monday. Attention, W. O. W. Campi Remember, next Friday night our camp meets in regular session. There Is business of Importance on hand, and every member should be present promptly nt 8 o'clock. J. N. MORGAN, C. C. ED SANDLIN, Clerk. 7-3t New Suits Filed. Olnudie Bland vs. D. O. Bland, pe tition for divorce; desertion Is the cause assigned. John B. Jncobs vs. John Hill, at tachment for rent. C. C. Bathings vs. Charles Spear; attachment for rent. Stnndnrd Sewing Machine Co. vs. J. H. Hopkins; suit on note for $250.20. Lnldlaw Lumber Co. vs. A. E. Cos' ton; suit for $205.44, for lumber. Denlson Bottling Works Co. vs. J. C. Boyd; suit for $C7.30 for elders. wines, etc. Darst Co. vs. Grimes Bros.; suit for $150. T. P. Getz, manager of the Empire Amusement bureau, and author of "A Night In Bohemia," arrived last even Ing, and will tnko charge of the Elks' benefit, to be given nt the opern house May 2C. "A Night In Bohemia" Is a two-act musical comedy, filled with songs, dances nnd specialties, and hns been a big success from ocean to ocean. It will be played entirely by local talent, whom Mr. Getz will Instruct, and the Elks will issue a beautiful souvenir program. Mr. Getz has the reputation of being the most successful producer of amnteur affairs in the country, nnd at Okla homa City last Thursday night pack ed the opera house for the Elks there, Rehearsals will commence at once, At the Jail. Jas. Burns and Asher Bayno were brought In last night by Deputy Bob Neater,- charged with breaking Into the post office at Francis on the 30th of this month. They were tried nnd bound over by Commissioner Talbot, There are 111 prisoners in Jail now. Robert Thompson gave bond and wns released. William Tnckett, charged with the murder of his wife, had a hearing be fore Judge Robnett, and the evidence being Insufficient to hold him, he was discharged. II, B. McElhaney, who hnd been put In for removing mortgaged property. was released because the grand Jury failed to find n truo hill against him. Walter Hicks, charged with forgery was taken boforo Judge Robnett yes- teniay morning where ho wns bound over in tho sum of $750 Mrs. J. Dolllns Is reported qulto ill nt her resldonce on Mill streot south. Rov. I. F. Walker will fill the Car tor Avenuo Methodist church pulpit Sunday at 11 n. m. and 8:30 p. m. Tho pastor Ib in Dallas, Tex., attending the general conference. Summers Hardy Is n the city today from Madlll, attending courts Mr. Hnrdy Is nn old Ardmoreite, and ex presses great surprise nt our - rapid growth. Webster-Deen. Last evening nt the Presbyterian church, S. W. Webster and MIbb OIHe Deen were united in marriage, Rov. J. M. Gross performing the ceremony. The church wns crowded to witness tho marrlago of this young couple, and many of their friends and rela tives wished thorn a long and happy Journey through life's pathway. Mr. Webster Is a sterling young business man and commands tho re apect and. esteem of all who know him. Miss Doen Is an accomplished young lady and a favorite among her asso ciates. They both have the congratu ations of the Ardmoreite. WHAT OUR PEOPLE ARE HAVING TO TALK ABOUT. Price of Lots, Both Business and Residence Property, In Various Parts of City, Show the Com mission's Work. In addition to those already given tho Ardmoreite has been Informed by the property owners directly Interest- h that property hns been scheduled o them by the townslte commission as follows: Lee Gait, comer Sixth Avenue nnd A street northwest $180, lot 1C4X181. Joseph N. Tnylor, the Bailey stable on Brondway, $120; Taylor's homo, corner Fourth avenue nnd E streot northeast. 150x140, $200. A. J. Wolverton, his whole plnco, comprising thirteen lots, $540. W. S. Wolvcrton's home cornor Second avenue and E streat northwost 220x230 $225. Frank Kolb, one lot, corner West Main nnd F street, 7Gxl55 $205. Capt. T. B. Johnson's place on West Main, resldonce, $075. R. A. Cromer, First nvenue and C Street, southwest, 200x200, $G50. V. A. Nlblnck, cor. A, street and Broadway. lOJlxlOO, $275. One lot op posite, east and ncross A street, 150x 135, $330. T. H. Banks on B streot northwest, second door from Second avenue, lot 8Cx230, 185. Brldgmnn house property 75 feet front by 214. $750. Thos. Norman, cornor B Btreet nnd Fourth avenue northwest, 150x227, $335. G. W. Cecil, cor. D nnd Fifth nvonuo northwest, 170x300, $470. R. W. Dick has about two acres on West Main street nt the Intersection of Brondway, the whole appralseti at $1,125, j o. Watts' property, Just south of W S Wolverton, $450. n H Itriii-o'H residence. 100X2UU, 03.LUi "i i"" tnv iMUKuuii Cnrter nvenuo, $375. G. W. Rltter, northeast corner Pal mer's gin, lot 80x120, $120. .1 D Pnvne. about 75x200, faces al-. ley, gully running through it; about ,f tone, It has been Cleburne's first 100 feet from Palmer's pond on F.JlBure to witness such. None but .. 'n.tlotu .if 41. Id ,,.n.., .... T,... Btreet, $250. Pnyno says uiey can take it. J. N. Morgan hns the cheapest place In town. Ho snys his entire block, near Hargrove college, corner C street and Eighth avenue northwest Is only $75. C. P. Van Donburg, lumber yard, right at Main street, nenrly, $290. The great surprise tho Btoro oc cupied by Westheimer & Dnube, about 50 feet front on Main street. Weiss Bros, own the east half and it wns' nnnrnlsed at $340. The west half, which is liko the other, same size, owned by Frank Frcnsley and others, ,np,,raIsed "l , th "l8 ,0t8 wagon yard In rear, owned by Weiss Bros. I Wnrlli rnili1n nnnt. ' and others, on North Caddo street, nppralscd at $1,200. I U Ul vw , UAll t-mu n vow I street, lot lOOxlCO, $110. J. B. Smith hnB elghtcon lots out on the west end of Main street, lOOx 100, about $100 each. C. L. Herbert's home on Second nv enue northwest, $120. W. R. Roberts, cornor C streot and Fifth avenuo northwest, $400; kick ing considerably. R. A. Rlnor, cornor Broadway and Caddo, opposite C, O. & G. headquar ters, $270. Carl Howard, cornor H street and Eighth avenue, $25. W. E. Landrum, East Brondway, one block oust of Sam Daubu's place; has twelve lo'ts, appraised at from $150 to $175 each. Says proporty ono block north of him was appraised at about $50. John L. Gait, opposite Bruce hotel, Carter avenuo, 77x200, $170. A. E. Adams, 170x303, two blocks south pt Hargrove college, $250. A. S. Pulllam, corner Caddo nnd Sixth avenue. 120x1 GO, $140. The Wheeler building, cornor Main street and B street, 75x198. $1,005. Noble Bros., opposite on Main street, corner building, 49x139, $1,050, L, C. Slaughter, Btoro occupied by Lowenstein, 25x200. $000. Electric light plant, 90x107, $450. Christian church property, 79x112, $90; parsonage of G. T. Black, Bamo size and samo price. v. u. uuston, resldenco corner Broadway and B vt tet, $230. I. R. Mason, ouohalf of King col lego property, 109 feet on Washington nnd 311 on Broadway, $050. I. R. Mason's homo, North Washing ton,i$400. D.''E. Booker's place, 200x150, $250. Oddfellows' proporty, occupied by Ardmoreite offlco, 31x173, $225. D. E. Allen's home, 50x150, North Washington, $115. LAYING TRACK TODAY. If Not Otherwise Hindered, Will Make Connection by Night. The Ardmorelto told Hb readers Monday afternoon thnt tracklaylng had been resumed nnd would be com pleted by night. When tho men started out to work n mesfoge came for every avnlloble man to repair to the Washita river. to keep the driftwood from enrrylug nwny the bridge, nnd that Is why the rond Ib not finished now. The river is falling, and while a considerable force Is" still watching the bridge, the steel gang Went to work tills morning, nnd, wo nre told, will have the track connected by thin evening. A. O. U. W. Another succossful meeting of the A. O. U. W. was held Inst night in the K. of P. hnll. Quite n number of applications woro received, and tho clnss to bo admitted on Tuesday, May 13. will bo the largest over admitted by this society. His Eighty-second Birthday. Yesterday J. W. Palmer was S2 years of age. Grandpa Palmer was born In Rockbridge county, Virginia, in the year 1S57 he moved to east Tennessee, where ho lived until eight years ago, when lie moved to Ard more, nnd has lived here ever since. Mr. Palmer Is still nctlve nnd able to walk the streets, nnd able to Bell books, thus helping the family along a little, in his feeblo wny. Ho hns seven children living, tit h wife hnvlng died about fifteen years ago. One of tho blrthdny presents Mr. Palmer received yeBterday is a fine photograph of himself, dnnnted by S. S. Cole, the photographer. Spanish Concert Company. Th concert to he given nt the op era house Ib nttractlng mn.lt nttM! tion. Spenklng of them, the Cleourrw Review, of April 24, says: "Last evening the Spanish Concert company, composed of Srs. Rocnbru- nn, Ferrer and Roure, violin, cello nnd piano, respectively, delighted un i"inmn;miiu uumuiii'u jii iiiu uimiii was composed of clnsslc and modern compositions. Never has n Cleburne audience heard ninBters Biiperlor to these. For grace, llnlBh nnd quality " "' "'" -" tut- get -me worm, ami nusiness toll. "Especial mention might be mado of the trio in Dmlnor, by Mendels- (80hn; Rhapsody No. 12, by Liszt, nnd "Adlos a la Allmmbrn," by Mon- nsterio. For fire and feeling none but tho Celtic races, of tho southern coun tries like Rnly and Spain, can excel." Provide your porch or lawn with a hammock. They give ease nnd solid comfort during tho hot days. Nolnnd . is mamng some attractive prices ,4-Ct. Plenty if plo plant nnd nsparogUB nt tho Cold Stornge. 4-tf Leave bus and carrlngo calls at Banks hotel, for Cathey'a, bus. Prompt . ' n((anHnn 11.1m Notice. After Mny 8 tho long-distance tele phone pay station nt thecontrnl of flco will close at 0 p. m. After thnt date partluH wishing long-distance connections can secure them from either tho Whlttington or Banks ho tels. W. H. BERRY. 7-2t Manager. W. E. Pickering has purchased tho stock of groceries on North Caddo street formerly ownod by W. H. Sul livan. Mr. Pickering hns n verynent Httlo stock, and will doubtless do a nlco business. Wo are closing out our Sewing Mo chines at 25 per cent. off. 27-tf WEEKS BROS. LEADER PURCELL, mm WANT COLUMN. Advertisements under this head trill bo received at tho rp.to of flvp, (5) . cents per line. No advertisement re ceived for less than fifteen ccnta (15) cents. Special monthly ratos furnish ed on application. Tho notice may contain any matter of "Lost," "Found," "For Rent," For 8alo," "Stolen," "Strayed," or any purpose without display linen. WANTED. WANTED--, cook Apply at gro cery store of S. E. JpnklnB. C-tr WANTED Contractor to movo 1.000 yards of dlrf. Apply nt mlnen of the DoxVnnrd Asphalt company; ' four miles south of Ardmore; or ad dress Box 440, Ardmore. ttf WANTED A young man, German,. wants good home; moderate wngna; understands taking care of stock nnd doing genernl bolp work about a, place; good, quiet, moral character. Address "Gorman," caro of Jo F. Will- tnms. WANTED A team of horsu ponlcn to weigh between UHO and 1,000 lbs., not over eight years old. Ardinoro Ico Co. 4-ct WANTED By responsible person, for light, occnBlonnl driving, a bugror pony to keep for its feed. Apply this office. i.u WANTED A Bclcct class of shorl l.nnd students; experienced teacher. Vpply Miss Zlmmdrman, nt Garrett 4b Blnghnm'B office. 13-lra FOR RENT. FURNISHED ROOMS for rent, good locntlou. Apply Mrs. J. Dolllnn, cor ner Mill street nnd First avenue Eouth. 7-3t FOR RENT Ono llvo-room Iioiirc, rloso In; good wnter. Apply Garrett & Blnghnm. C-tr FOR RENT Handsome rooms well furnished, one block south of court house. Mrs. W. M. Robinson. C-U FOR RENT A good 4-room house, inquire nt WeBtheimer nnd Daube. 3tf. FOR SALE. FOR SALE Ten shares class A stock In Guarantee Loan and Banklae Co. of DallaB, Tex.; ' thirty-seven, months paid up; stock has a borrow ing value of $500, or a cash valuo or all loan fund payments, with 8 per cent. Interest for three years. Apply nt this office. 18 U FOR SALE A number of high grnda Durham Bulls, ono and two yenrs old. Can bo seen at Arthur ames place, south of town. Mm JAMES & TUCKER. ' FOR SALE Ono of tho best hotck properties in tho Chickasaw nation. For particulars seo or write SIDNEY SUQGS. FOR SALE Two good gin outfit; good location. Address Box 500. Anl- more", I. T. -1bi Holman Bros. Practical tinners and plumbers. Phono 220 West Main street. Sccoa door east of court houso. 13-lms ..Wo nre at your service as.. House Raisers and House MoYirs All work entrusted to us done Promptly and Carefully We solicit your patronoKe. Leave your orders nt Potterf & Bowman's ofllcii. WALKER & USSERY TOIt Stone, Brick or Cement Work or first clnss Ifocfc TrimmmRS, ctt figures from MAUSTON & All work Ruarnnteed first class. Leader Flour... absolutely theibest Flour sold in the Indian Territory, If you are not using it, give it a trial.