f SIDNEY SUOUS, I
I Proarlct.r. I
ARDMORE, 1ND. TER., THURSDAY EVENING, MAY 8, 1902.
I On Yr (1. J
NUMBER J 55
i: P. ANDERSON,
B. P. FREHSLEY,
G. L. ANDERSON,
3. M. TORBEIT, I
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
A Letter from Attorney General Knox
Causes the President t6 Dismiss
the Marshal of the Eastern
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
ROBERTS & POLAND
BUY THE BEST
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,
S. E. Jenkins,
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
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Real Estate and
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
"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
"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-
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
ken in the matter at once. The penalty brnvos were highly ornnmontnl, con-
Is lone dollar per head on tho cattle
1 ejection from
slstlng mainly of a Jag and a coat of
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
"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
"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
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
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.
Olllce up stairs In Oruco Bldg.,
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
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.
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
'For these reasons, I recommend
that Marshal Graut bo Immediately re-
Go to COLD STORAGE MARKET for
Well cured Beef
Pickled Pigs Feet
Pressed Pigs Feet
Over T. N. Coleman's
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
Brine me your work and be convinced.
Jones' tuaii urn Pi ip.
Opposite electric light plant, Ardmore.
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 .
Largeit ol any Bank Id the Cblekuav Natloo.
Judge Overton Love
Geo. M. D.-Holford
Jas. A. White
E. F. Graham H. A. Kirkpatrick
Jas. N. Kirkpatrick
W. S. Derrick v
J. G. Butler
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.
If you haven't done so, try a Back of
The Ardmoreite ifs
OVlfc Smith, President
0. M. Campbell, Vic-Prea.
Lee Cruce, Cashier.
J. H, Akers, Merchant.
J. C. Thompson. Attorney,
C. R. Jones, Wholesale and Betajl
riurnuure, y r
Bam Noble, Wholesale Hardware,
J. R. Penninptonj Urocer.
R, W7. Randol, Merchant.
Strictly high grade. QMade frpoi selected soft Wheat.
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