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f SIDNEY SUOUS, I I Proarlct.r. I ARDMORE, 1ND. TER., THURSDAY EVENING, MAY 8, 1902. I SUBSCRIPTION.) I On Yr (1. J NUMBER J 55 i: P. ANDERSON, Present. B. P. FREHSLEY, Ylce President. G. L. ANDERSON, Caiblei. 3. M. TORBEIT, I Ant. Caibr L GRANT IS FIRED FIRST NATIONAL BANK. Ardmorc, Indian Territory. Designated Depository for Bankruptcy Funds n Chickasaw Nation. Surplus Fund, Cash $135,000.00 Capital Paid Up. Cash.... 60,000.00 Tho oldest bank in Indian Territory. Accounts ot firms and individuals solicited upon tho most liberal terms consistent with good banking. ADMITS RECEIVING MONEY, SAYS IT WAS FOR "EXPENSES." moved from Ills ofllre as United State. marshal for the Kateru district of Toxnfi and that the papers In tho case m laid before the secretary of the treasury for itirh action ns he may think proper of ooiitlnuliiK the Nation al Imnlt of Ileaumout ns n national Uposltory." CHARACTERISTIC PARDON. A Letter from Attorney General Knox Causes the President t6 Dismiss the Marshal of the Eastern Texas District. The Margin of Safety Washington, May 7. Tho dismissal from office of Marshal -John S. Grant of tho Eastern district of Toxas by President Roosevelt todayiwas brought about by the following letter from I Attorney Genoral Knox to the presi dent, under date ot April 30: "In tho matter of chargos which woro proterrod ngalnst Jolm uranl I tlnltnd StntnH mnrslinl for the Kntrn Becau6o Are has never touched ,UstrIci o Toxa9( i havc the honor to you it doesn't follow that you are report: -un April l, 1UU2, l nuviscu tno mar- ...is represented by the amount of insurance carried. Don't lull yourself into fancied security. immune, ROBERTS & POLAND BUY THE BEST Eupion Oil The followinK merchants only are1 handling Eupion Oil in Ardmore: Pettitt Bros., A. F. Jones, W. A. Payne, M. P. Bomar, Skipworth J. A. A. A. Bailey, J. A. Bodowitz. Kendall W. C P. A. Laughlin. Dillard & Allen McCharen & Webster R. T. Dallas Tanner & Stewart W. A. Davis, Porter Staples, S. E. Jenkins, C. Crosby. M. T. Felker. Son Bros. Go. TROUBLE FOR CATTLEMEN. nspector Finds Some Have Been Shipped in Contrary to Law. Hon. Guy I. Cobb has Just return- til from a trip through the Cherokee nation, and reports that ho Unci a n lot of cattle have been shipped Into the Terfitory for grazing purposes con trary to the Texas cattle law passed for the purpose ot protecting cow men In tho territory from tho rava ges of fever nmong the cnttle which has resulted many tlmoi from the Importation of cnttlo that were Inoc ulated with fever ticks. Notlcos wore published all over the country Gov. Davis of Arkansas Frees Negro, to go to Massachusetts. I.lttio Hook. Ark.. May 7. Gov. Jefferson Davis today pardoned An drew Thompson, n negro, on condi tion that Thompson go to Massachu setts within tho next thirty days with the intention of becoming a clttion of that state. Thompson was convicted In I'rairlo County of assault with In tent to kill nnd sentenced to three years In tho ponltentlnry. Tho Gov i rnor uiaUcd the following Indorse ment on the application for pardon: "Having Just returned from the North nnd having heard many expres sions of sympathy by the citizens of Massachusetts for what they wore pleased to call tho poor oppressed negro of the Booth nnd desiring that they shnll have an opportunity to re form a certain portion ot the nogro population of our state; "Therefore, I Jefferson Davis, Gov SEVENTEEN-YEAR LOCUSTS. """""" w w . m. r t i . . uenerai insurance, Real Estate and $ KCUUU. W. S. Wolverton & Son, Agents. Mrs. James will be gin to Reduce Stock Monday, May 5, shal that a charge had been preferred against him nnd that he had received tho sum of $2000 as compensation for bis services lii securing for tho Amort can Natonal.Hank of Dcaumont, Tex as, Its designation as n United Stntcs depository "The marshal replied by letter dated April 14, 1002, In which ho admitted tho fact of such pnymont, but claimed that no part of this was paid as fee or compensation and that It was received 'purely and simply for ex penses Incurred by myBolf and others. The answer contained other state ments, which as they are wholly ir relevant, require no comment, "I thereupon gave the marshal tho opportunity to explain how tho sum of $2000 could bo paid him by the bank as legltlmute expenses In securing its designation by tho secretary of tho treasury as a United States depository. In reply, the marshal advised (tint tin M.'iml nn itvunnun n.Aiint 1 nr.. ' I I .1 1 I ,, ' ' I ' tUll 111 I1UI UllL-UipL III luuin.e. - "Tho marshals failure to give any explanation of the payment Justifies the charge preferred ngalnst him that tho aum In question was paid to him for his services In securing favorable action by the Becrctnry of tho treas ury. Uoth the payment by tho bank and Its acceptance by the mnrshal arc clearly within tho limits of section 178 revised statutes, which prohibits, In ternlla, any olllcer of tho government from directly or Indirectly receiving any money, property or other vuluable thing whntever from any person or from procuring or aiding to procure any contract, olllce or placo from the government, or any department thereof.' "Without expressing any opinion as to whether the offense In question is within the letter of the statute, and could not, therefore, bo made tho sub Ject of criminal prosecution, It Is, In ,.bv reducint? my Judgment, within Its spirit, and In tile spring that cattlomen would ernor of tll0 8tnto of Arkansas, by vlr not be allowed to ship cattle In from luo of tho constitution nnd authority tho Toxas districts this year and vested In mo liv tho constitution nnd thjy hro fully awnro of tho risk they hnwB of Arkansas, do grant upon An run. fin Order tO OVadO tllO law trim- Tlmm, mm, n nm.rn n dill n,t thousands or cattle woro shipped to froo ,mr,i,mi on condition that ho bo- f.Ai 0...t,l. . , ..,..,.. .... i ruiL.oiiiiiu mm iu iiuiiim uu mi.- como wit li n I in nnxt t urtv i invn n n t- Myriads of them Devastating Country In South Texas. A special from Laredo, Tex., says: "Passengers on tho morning train over tho Toxns-Moxlcan from Corput Christ! roport tho presence of seventeen-year locusts botwoon this place nnd San Diego, as predicted by the United States agricultural depart ment. "These travolors say that what little green vegetation covored tho land scape, such as mosquito and other nntlve plants, disappears In a few mlnutos, before the swarms of mil lions and billions of locusts. Itehlnd them no greon thing Is left. Tho sky Is sometlmos darkened by the clouds of locusts, nnd they strike tho car windows llko n hall Btorm." Widows are clover enough Just be fore they got ripe to put themselves In cold storage. Kansas border and then driven Into .territory, the owners thus on to covor their trncKs ns re Is no record to show that thoy e shipped Into tho Territory. 'Mr. Colli) will mako his roport to Hon. J. George Wright this nftornoon and some notion will prnbnbly bo tn- tho ileavored the! vc Izcn of Massachusetts." Tho Sac nnd Fox Indians gavo nn Informal dance In honor of visiting brethren from Kansas, which lasted for ten dnys, at Rolloinont. A Iocnl nowspapor, In Bpeaklng of the func tion, said tho costumos worn by the Sill mint ken in the matter at once. The penalty brnvos were highly ornnmontnl, con- Is lone dollar per head on tho cattle 1 ejection from iskogee Times. the Territory. slstlng mainly of a Jag and a coat of paint. In a heavy electrical storm nt Wag oner tho other night, lightning struck tho residence of J. It. Johnson. The prices. First come, first served. Everything in Milli nery from Baby Cap to Pat tern Hats. "Gibson Veils," the latest fad, just received. jusuues tno conciuson mat the ac coptanco of this money by tho United States marshal was a gravo official Im propriety which requires his Imme diate removal. "Apart from tho statute In question tho acceptanco of money by a public official for tho Influencing the oxerclso or discretion by nn otlicer ot the gov Indian Territory Town Laws Washington. D. C May 7. In the briuso today ,ho senate amendmeiiL 1,0,1 I'cnoirnieu six uireoront rooms, tcJ tho bill to nTi'thorlze municipalities nnd 8et flro t0 tho m,ll8e- Johnson . I - n, ... mill lllu fnmlll- linil tnts.m .,.r,tn-t Ir. in- mo ininan icrniory wnn s.ouo or " " .-t.w tne cyclone cellar and escaped. An Instance of tho fronklsh course ot tho bolt was that evpry bed In tho house. all of which were vacated at the ap proach of the storm, was struck and set on flrb. SPISCIAI N. JS. cor ner lot, 190x230, six room dwelling, well and cistern water ami large barn. In side property, very desir ably located at corner of 1th avenue and D street S. V., offered at a splendid bargain if taken soon, as ownerjis now a uou resi dent. If you want to Irnvnny kind of Raal Ba tnte, be mire anil aee us, for w barn Drop, erty toault all purchanors, and at prices to nell It. RedfieM Deal tstate S Reafal Ancy Ardmore, I. T.1 Established 9 Yeara. ovor to Issue bonds, was agreed to. Sherman of New York called up tho conference report on tho Indian fproprlatlon bill. How Would This Please? Tho Oklahoman says: "West Main street, from Hnrvcy to tho 'Frisco track, was a sea of water, following the rain Monday night. Tho now brick sldownlk along Fred Road's property was covered by a foot of water. Just east of Frank Novell's home the water covored tho walk about two feet. From tho railway track to tho south sldo of Main street was a great lake. This shows tho Im portance of securing storm sewers and proper drainage as soon as pos sible." Oh, Ardmoro, with all thy faults we lovo thee still! If you have never bought a White Elephant buggy, you have never own ed tho world's best mako. Wo have In a big shipment of White Elephant buggies, hacks and phaetons. Williams, Corhn & Co. D.R.J. P. FANN.JR. Dentist Olllce up stairs In Oruco Bldg., Opposite Postofllcc, A share of your patronage is solicited. J. A. DIVEN8, President A. H. PALMER, Cashier. DON LACY, Vice-President W. A. WOLVERTON, Asst. CaaJL THE CITY NATIONAL BANK Every size of sewer piping In stock at Williams, Corhn & Co's. Capital and Surplus $90,000.00, Every call given my personnl atten tion. Phone 74 catches a carriage day or nlghL T. E. CHOATE. Accounts of Arms and individuals solicited. Accorded all alike. Courteous treatment McCormlck mowers, binders and rakes at WlillaraB, Corhn & Co.'s. Agent for "Fogg's Chemical Chalk," a perfect cleaner for Lmment is against sound morals and kid gloves. Removes grease, paint, tar, etc. Price 25c, public policy, which rends to destroy Iiuu uociuiiicbb ui uu iir.iuur accepting such pay. 'For these reasons, I recommend that Marshal Graut bo Immediately re- Go to COLD STORAGE MARKET for Well cured Beef Pork Sausage Salt Meats Chickens Pickled Pigs Feet Pickled Tongue Pressed Pigs Feet Mackerel Eggs Corned Beef Pickles Lard Cheese Buttsr QR.J.G.ABERNETHY Dentist Over T. N. Coleman's Drug Store. T We Solicit Your Business. ..and everything to be found in a modern first-class market. I 1 L. B. PEYTON. Wholesale and Retail TfTt can be done, Jones, the Machinist,- can do it. Engines, Pumps, Gins, Mills, Boilers, etc,, repaired in first 'cIqbs order. My shop is equipped with the 'latest machinery, and with my experience, can turn ont the best work for the least money. Brine me your work and be convinced. Jones' tuaii urn Pi ip. Opposite electric light plant, Ardmore. E 0 1 usePLANSIFTER HIGH PATENT FLOUR It Is the Best I Mbr ARDMORE MILL & ELEVATOR CO.1 The First National BaoW of Marietta, I. T. E sa.b Ilshed, 1896 Offers to depositors every facility which their balances, business and responsibility warrant. Ardmore, I. T. Capital Stock and Additional liability . t'.-lM i Largeit ol any Bank Id the Cblekuav Natloo. S2O0.OG0.O0 Directors Judge Overton Love Geo. M. D.-Holford Jas. A. White E. F. Graham H. A. Kirkpatrick Holmes Willis Jas. N. Kirkpatrick W. S. Derrick v J. G. Butler 11 RIVAL" VVE accept small accounts and conduct a General Banking Business. Farmers, stockmen and other business men are cordially invited to mako our ofllce their headnnartor when in Ard more. Our first care is for the best interests of our denositors and customers, and wa extend every courtesy consistent with Bafety. This Bank has 70 resident stockholders who are interested in your prosper ny. v-orae ana see us. RIVAL" "NONE BETTER" If you haven't done so, try a Back of The Ardmoreite ifs PRINTING. OVlfc Smith, President 0. M. Campbell, Vic-Prea. Lee Cruce, Cashier. J. H, Akers, Merchant. J. C. Thompson. Attorney, Directors. C. R. Jones, Wholesale and Betajl riurnuure, y r Bam Noble, Wholesale Hardware, J. R. Penninptonj Urocer. R, W7. Randol, Merchant. RIVAL FLOUR Strictly high grade. QMade frpoi selected soft Wheat. "NONEiBETTER" HDIWA1 iiniiai ii mvni, m vriL.