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ME DAILY ARDMOREITE.
SIDNEY SUGGS, Proprietor. Published Every Afternoon (except Saturday), nnd Sunday Morning. Office of Publication: North Wash ington Street Entered at tho Postofllce at Ardmore aa Second-class Mall Matter, November 2, 1893. SUBSCRIPTION HATES: On week IS One month -CO pno year J&.00 The official newtpaper of the United 6tate Court lor the Southern District, Indian Territory; alto for the Chicka saw Nation; and also for the Chicka saw Stock Association of the Indian Territory. TIME TABLE. Gulf, Colorado & Santa Fe Railway. (Southbound.) Galveston & Cblcngo Exp. ..3:40 a.m. Cleburne & K. C. Express.. 4:26 p.m. (Northbound.) Galveston & Chicago Exp. .12:35 a.m. Cleburne & K. C. Express. .11:33 a.m. A. W. DUNHAM, Agent. W. S. KEENAN, G. P. A. All United States mails close 30 minutes prior to train time. DAVID REDF1ELD, P. M. Terms of U. S. Court for Year 1902. At Cblckasha Begins Monday, Feb ruary 17 and September 29, and con tinues in session two weeks. At Ryan Begins Monday, March 3, and October 13, and continues In ses sion ten days. At Purcell Boglns Thursday, March 13. and October 23, and continues In session for ten days. At Pauls Valloy Boglns Monday, March 24, and November 3, nnd con tinues for six weeks. At Ardmore Begins Monday, May E, and December 15, and continues In session for six weeks or longer. f J J Uso thoLong-DlstancoTelephono 4 and call up PHONE NO. C, If you want tho Ardinorelte. f . . .J. .J. .J. .J. .J. .. Ardmore, Monday, June 30. It Is believed now tlint Congress will adjourn Thursday, July 3. Eight Inches of snow Is reported as having fallen nt Denver, Colo., yoe terday. Tho first halo of cotton ,1s reported In Texas this morning, at a place call ed Dovlne. A two-mile tunnel Is to bo bored through tho San Jose mountains, In Moxlco, In an effort to top largo bod Mob of gold. It Is estimated that tho cost of llv lng has advanced ono-thtrd since 1S!)G, but wages have not Increased. The cost of living Is now more than last January. Dick Coffey was In the city today from Sneed and reports flno crops In that section. He says the citizens are making great preparations for the picnic there tomorrow. Tho various committees on tho ro unlon program aro getting down to "strictly business" methods now, thoy realize that tho time Is short nnd thero Is much to bo done. Hallroads have suffered by wash outs In tho recent rains In Texas. Yes terday tho main lino of tho Wabash was Inundated at many points, andnt East Alton, 111., several miles of tho Big Four track was washed away. Pauls Valloy Is confidently expect ing a system of waterworks. Donlson Herald. Wo prosumo tholr oxpectlng Is hlng od on a different system from that which they enjoyed about the end of May. Tho Union party of tho Choctaw Nation will hold n convention on July 3, and nomlnato a candidate for prin cipal chief, or endorse one of the men now before the people. It Is said that chances aro In favor of Indorsement lor Tom W. Huntor. Tho dopartniont of the Intorlor has ruled that old, established roads in tho Indian Territory cannot be fonc- ed. This ruling if kept In force will work a hardship on sorao of the land holders, whoso lands havo country roads winding around through .them. Ardmoro peoplo talked loud and long about the big reunion which Is to bo hold In July, but when tho tlmo enmo to put up tho money tho enthusiasm died out. Checotah Enquirer, Don't you think It. Tho enthusiasm and tho cash aro both growing In pro portion aa tho daya go by. Ardmoro does things. This reunion will bo on a scale never beforo attempted In the whole Indian Territory. Come over, t OOOOOO O OOOOOOO 0 0 O 0 oooooo OOOOOO OOOOOO OOOOOO OOOOOO Dougherty. Mrs. E. V. Williams, who has been In Hot Springs for some time to 1)0 benefitted for rheumatism, returned home Saturday. Will Jack spent Sunday at his home hore. Tli'- ball game botweon Borwyn and Hock Creek Saturday wo won b, tho Hock Creek boys, the score being 13 to 9. Tho Dougherty and Drake br.ll teams will play hero next Sunday. Miss Morris of Sorghum Flats Is visiting Mrs. Brunnor's slsteri Miss Tessa Majors. Bub Majors, who has been at work nt Chlckaeha. has returned home. Mr. and Mrs. Mllner and Howard Butt of Ardmore parted through yes torday on route to Turner Falls on Honoy Creek. Glltonlte. Georgo Maynard or Mill Creek Is here. Rev. 1. N. Woodard of Hickory was horo today en routo to Noblo, Okla., where he will nttend the district con forenco. J. M. Davis and T. A. Walker of this place left today for Noblo, to at tend the conference. Berwyn. The romalns of tho Infant child of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Hubbard, were brought hero from Baum and burled yesterday. Miss Nettle Hardy has returned from a visit to Sulphur. Mrs. Emma Mlddloton Is horo from Hickory visiting hor parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Hardy. Iis Dollle Sumner of this place and Edgar Glbbs of Denton, Texas, were married here yesterday after noon nt 2 o'clock. The newly marrlod couple left on the afternoon train for their new homo nt Denton. Mrs. Ed Hubbard la reported ns be ing In nbout the same condition ag on Saturday. Chagrls. M. L. Newman was horo yesterday from Cornish visiting the family of Hlchanl Crool. Mr. and Mr. Creel's bnby 1b still quite sick. Clark's show Is to appear here Wed nesday. Cornish. K. c. Tucker la here representing the Anlmorelte. W. H. Land rum left today for his home nt Ardmore. Clark Bros., show la to giro a per formance hero this aftornoon. Loco. M. M. IUghtower la still Improving. Mrs. Long Is reportod some better. The fifth Sunday meeting closed yostorday. Duncan. A light rain fell hore yostorday, which was our first for several weeks, and was badly needed. Moderation to a very great extent is apparent in regnrd to tho street crossing controversy. We believe that a satisfactory agreement to all concorned enn bo reached now with out trouble. It Is now the Panama canal qr none. President Hoosevelt signed tho bill Saturday evening. Tho pen used by tho provident on that occa- slon was presented to Sonator Hanna, who appreciate? tho souvenir. Among numerous dispatches re ceived by the king, ono from a largo meeting of TrnnBvaalors asBombled at Balmoral, TranBvaal, won especially gratifying. It embodied n prayor that tho Almighty would restore him to health. JobbIo Morrison has been found guilty of murder, In the second do- greee, and her sentenco will, bo Im prlsonment for at least ten years Josslo, with a razor, killed Mrs.OHn Castle, who had olght days prevlou ly married Jessie's suitor,. This trial was tho result of an nppeal from five years sentence. Read It In His Newspaper. George Schwab, a well known Ger man citizen of Lebanon, O., is a con stnnt reader of tho Dayton Volks zoltung. Ho knows that this paper aims to auvortlso only tho best In ltc columns, and when ho saw Chamber Iain's Pain Balm advertised therein for lamo back, ho did not hcsltato in buying a bottle of It for his wife, who for eight vveokB had suffered with the most terrlblo pains in hor back, and could get no relief. Ho Bays: "After using tho Pain Balm for n few days, my wlfo said to mo, 'I feel as though uorn nnowy nnd beforo using tho ou tiro contonts of tho ;ottlo tho unbear. ablo pains had entirely vanished and sue count again MKo up her houso hold duties." Ho is very thankful and hopes that all suffering llkowlso win near or hor wonderful recovery This valuable liniment Is-for salo by mo wiy urug atoro ami v. j, nam aey. About six weeks after tho wolf appears nt a man's door it looks to him as If It were holding ti family re TO PUNISH LARCENY. Curtis Reports a Bill for Punishment of Larceny In Indian Territory. Special to the Ardmor'lc. Washington, D. C. Juno 29. Hepre- senatlve Curtis of Kansas has fa vorably reportod a bill fixing the pun ishment for larceny of horses, cattlo and other live stock In tho Indian Territory. he bill provldos that any person, whether an Indian or othorwlso, who Bhall hereafter be convicted In tho Indian Territory of stealing any horse, mare, gelding, filly, foal, mule, ass or Jenny, or of stealing any kind of .cattle, pigs, hogs, sheep or goats, shall bo punished by a fine of not more than one thousand dollars, or by Imprisonment for not more than fifteen years, or by both such fine and Imprisonment, nt the discretion of the court. THREE PRISONERS BAPTIZED. Rogers, Ruby and Rowles Join the Christian Church Yetterday. Nearly every Sunday from one to two, nnd sometimes threo of our pas tors In town have been visiting our Jail In the afternoon and prenching the word of God to the unfortunate inmates of the institution. The work of the preachers has re sulted In good. Tho prisoners al ways pay the closest attontlon to tho words of tho pastors, and they are thus encouraged in their good work. As an evldonco of this fact, yester day afternoon Hev. G. T. Black hold a special service at 4:30 o'clock for the purposo of baptizing John Howies, George Ruby and Luther Hodgers. Howlos was convicted of man slaughter, Huby nnd Hodgers of sell ing liquor, and were sentenced this aftornoon by Judgo Townsond. The church was crowded with the members and others, and overybedy seemed to sympathize with the un fortunate men. They were under the escort of three deputy marshals, who returned them to the Jail after they wore baptised. HEALDTON. Speclnl Correapondence. Henldton, I. T June 28. Hot winds yea, wa hail 'em, on tho 21th and 25th. The thermometer pasacd 110 on tho 26Ui. The damage in tin's sec tion on bottom lamia ia not much, hut the uplanda are hurt. Two more' daya of such winds would havo ruined ev erything. Those of our farmera who planted the early variety of cam have an assured crop, and It la safe to say there will he more corn In this section than there was lost year. It la too early to apeak with certainty regarding the cotton crop, although It la looking rnlrly woll where the proper tillage has been given. Drs. Gordon and Tenguo made a trip to Hastings in the Comanche country this week, thoy report crops west or Mud Creek a failure. Dr. Settlo of Chagrls was on our streets this week. Mrs. Welch living near Chagrls Is having a serious tlmo with a spider bite. Born to Mr. and Mrs. Luther Nolen, a son. Mrs. Hcttle Collins has been quite ill all tho week, but Is reported some better today. R. T. Hlcketts of Graham Is hero arranging for the reunion and picnic. Mr. Spray and family from Mon tague county, Toxns are horo visiting W. M. Knight's family. ROFF. Special Correspondence. Hoff, I. T., Juno 2S. A light rain fell hero Inst night. People aro beginning to feel blue ou account or tho hot winds that have been blowing for the last few days. Howevor, no damage has yet been done to crops. Tho picnic nt this place tho 24th and 25th was woll attended. Rev. C. H. Carlton has returned rroru Waco, Tox., whero ho has been for the past month. Miss Ella Splawn and Mr. and Mrs. Mathews of Thackorvlllo havo been visiting Mr. Mathews' parents tho past week. Miss Laura Book of Wetumpka vis Red her sister this weok and enjoyed tho picnic. Miss Daisy Bird, hor sister and Miss Ella Haven are visiting Mrs. Sturdevant. Miss Evelyn McClintox loft Frldny evening for Eldorado, Kan., whero sho will visit for Bovornl weeks. Artlo L. Wilson of Ada Is visiting In Hoff again this weok. Sam McDonald is visiting Ills par cuts. .Mr. McDonald is in tho railway postal sorvlce, and suffered Berlous Injury In a wreck a short tlmo ago. E. A. Butt of Wynnewood was In town this week on business. Miss Lilllo Hlgglns of Sulphur Is visiting Miss Nelllo Roff this weok Williams, Corbn & Co., Invite you In to see their new shipment of White WOMAN KILLED BY LIGHTNING. Mrs. Clark, at Duncan, Receives a Fatal Stroke Building Wrecked. Sperlul 'Phono to the Arflmorelte. Duncan. 1. T., Juno 30. Ynsterday morning at C o'clock, while Dr. G. F. Clark and wlfo wore standing In the wost door of their home, watching n. thunderstorm, lightning struck the houso, wrecking tho building consid erably, especially the door and door facing where Dr. Clark nnd wife wore standing. Tho doctor nnd his wife woro both knocked to tho floor, Mrs. Clark falling upon her husband. Dr. Clark was dazed for only a few seconds, and ns soon as conscious ness returned ho asked his wife If she was killed. Receiving a negative reply, ho laid her upon the floor nnd crawled Into tho other room (his legs being partially paralyzed, so that he could not walk), to Bee If the two children, aged 6 months nnd 2 years respectively, had been hurt. When tho building was struck tho rhlldrcn wero asleop upon a bed. Tho bedstead was completely demol ished by tho lightning, but neither of the children wore Injured. Happy at finding tho children unhurt, the loctor crawled back Into tho room where he had left his wife, but his Joy was turned to sorrow, for Mrs. Clark was dead. Sovcral of the neighbors who had seen tho lightning Btrlke tho building called in to render assistance. The two little children were sent to Dr. Hall at Marlow, who will caro for them during tho temporary absence of their father. Mrs. Clark's romalns were shipped to Pilot Point, Tox., Inst night, whoro hor parents reeide. The doctor ac companied them. McKINNEY. Special Correspondence. McKInney, I. T., June 29. The drouth la still with ua. The hot winds enmo to see us, and the result la that great damage was done; 10S In the shade wns the highest temper ature during tho woek. All farm products are Injured, some corn la a total lose; atock water Is getting very scarce; grttae getting scarco. Altogether, rain la badly needed. Farmors are through with work, and flailing la the order of the dny. Jack Holt and family, F. M. Oa- borne and ramlly and Scott McKin- noy attended the fifth Sunday meeting at Ardmoro. Joe Holt left Friday morning on an extended visit to Ada, I. T. GOOD to hifjh profits; the inexorable demands of tnrxlern nierchandisinc re quire the closest possible tmriuK of equipped to do business on the nnrrowest margins, and that means you get better VAUE"3 IIEKE, dollar for dollar, than elsewhere. HERE ARE A FEW Bovb' waEhuble Suits, ages 4 to 14 The $1 kind this week Boys' Waists, ages 4 to 13 yean;, values, this week 23c or Ladies' Vests, well taped and finished, the kind that sells all over town 3 for 25c; ns long as they last 5 for 25c All ladies' or gents' Hose either in Lace or Drop Stitch, sold the world over 25 to 50a a pair; as long as they last 15c And a store full of other VALUES too numerous to mention. Call and be convinced. ii 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 i mm i " " ' ' ' WHERE THE OLD A Eqtaine Cleanliness The horse, unlike certain kinds of men, was never a tramp. He likes to be clean. No man should condemn a horse to poor food, poor harness or intermittent attention of any kind. Our Brushes, Sponges, Curry Combs and Fly Nets all afford every opportunity for horse clean liness and comfort. Si v..- f"E best place in Ardmore to buy staple and fancy Groceries and all kinds of Feed is A, A. Bailey's. West Main St., Ardmore, I. T. Mrs. D. Strickland and family of Denlson, Tox., aro here visiting rela tives. Jones DeArmond la off on a visit to Russet and Mndlll. Hubo Brown of Grady vfaa here last week visiting relatives. Quito a number have attended the district conference at Mariotta this weok. Mose Collins wns called to Mari etta today to see his father, who Is reported very sick. Wo aro very sorry to Inform our readers that smallpox has again reached us. This time ono of our prominent young ladles la tho vic tim, and we fear that many have been exposed. Miss Lela Buckley, tho vic tim, has been quite sick, but la now Improving. A young man from Marsdcn will lecture horo next Sundny evening on the "EvIIb of Profanity." Why Suffer With Backache7 I have Buffered several years wltn backache, and after taking ono bottle of Smith's Sure Kidney Cure, I have been cured. Since ben I havo not been troubled" with my back. Too much can not bo Bald In Its praise. Capt. WM. FORREST, Memphis, Tenn. Price 50 cents and $1.00. For sale by F. J. Rnmsey. MILO. Special Correspondence. Milo, I. T.. June 28. We are still having dry weather, and corn is suf fering. Cotton prospects are fine. Tho oats crop has nil been harvested. Cutting and baling hay Is In full uiast. Tho road loading from Elk. bv wav of Milo and Woodford, to Ardmoro has somo very bad nlaces In it. Wo oxpoct Ardmoro to help koep up this road, ir she expects to share In our trade thia fall. J. W. Johnaon lias returned from Dloomfleld academy, where he wont to attend the closing exercises of the school. . C. M. Grant made a trip to Ard mors, Sunday. Born, to Mr. nnd Mrs. Sam Moek, a daughtor. The health or our community Is good. iBANWER SALVE tho most hsal'ns salvo In tho wsrld. Every size or sewer piping In stock at Williams, Corhn & Co'b. Foley's Money and Tar I cures colas, prevents pneumonia. - BYE commission. We are especially OF THE VALUES. years, the $2 kind, this week SI 50c all colors and kinds, regular 50c 2 for 45c -r "r -r wr b w r r WHITE HORSE IS And when your horse is fitted out with our hand made harness or saddles, he is comfortable and the rider or driver is always safe. Come and look through our stock. We are always glad to show every piece of goods in the h juse. 0 Jot Jot L. J. JOHNSON e WANT COLUMN. AdvertlFcmeuts under this head will be received at the r.te of five (6) cents per line. No advertisement re ceived for less than fifteen cents (15) cents. Special monthly rates furnish ed on application. Tho notice may contain any matter of "Lost," "Found," "For Rent," For Sale," "Stolen," "Strayed," or any purpose, without display lines. WANTED. WANTED Experienced harwaro salesman wants a position. Address A, this office. 30-Ct WANTED Two good ngonts; none but hustlers need apply; references required. Address 13ce & .Klrby, Box 35C, Ardmore, 1. T. WANTED A good agent in every town In the Indian Territory; ref erences required. Address Deo & Klrby, general agents, Box 3G5, Ardmore, I. T. WANTED Trustworthy person ia each county to manage business; old, established house, solid finan cial standing; straight, bona fide weekly ensh salary, $18, paid by check each Wednesday, with all ex penses, direct from headquarters; money advnnced for expenses. Ad dress Mnnager, 379 Caxton Bldg., Chicago. 15-s&m-4w WANTED A cook. Mrs. H. W. Ran- dol. 22-tf WANTED Fifteen teams. Apply to A. Moore, on Santa Fe work. 25-12t WANTED A first-class dry goods man and stock keeper, and a cafh girl. Address P. O. Box F9, Ard more, 1. T. 25-lf WANTED Five young men from Chickasaw county, at once, to pre pare for positions In tho govern ment service. Apply to Inter-Stato Correa. Inat., Cedar Rapids, Ia. 15-lm WANTED Teams for railroad work, at asphalt mines four miles west of Ardmore; wages $t pet day. John Burke. 2C-7f WANTED Fifty capable men to write accident and sick benefit In surance in the Territory; top con tracta to tho right partloa; com pany pays 10 per cent, on collec tion also; only those who furnish recommendations wanted. J. J. Bates, state agent, South MeAlea ter, I. T. 25-0t WANTED Men to cut wood by the cord. Apply Weeka Bros. 10-tf WANTED Agent at every poatoflloe; good pay. Address Mutual Relief Circle, Ardmoro, I. T. 30-lm FOR RENT. FOR RENT Two doors west of court house, a nice down stairs front room, well furnished. 29-3t MRS. STOWE. FOR RENT Nicely furnished rooms, N. Caddo street. Mrs. Ella Hunter. 10-lm FOR RENT Store room, 25x80, with track facilities; possession given June 1. Apply Whiteman Bros. 25-tf FOR 8ALE. FOR SALE OR TRADE A brand new piano. Apply at this office. 2D-lm FOR SALE At a bargain, three 8 foot show cases, good as new. Ad dresB Box 170. 22-Ct FOR SALE Confectionery nnd cold drink business, cigars, tobaccos, stationery, etc., in postofflco build ing. Call on or address Doylo Nor man, Wynnewood, I. T. 23-Ct FOR SALE Heavy wrapping paper and old newspapers at Ardraoreito office. FOR SALE A 12-roora houso near Hargrove; lot 200x200. Wolverton & Son. g.tf Just as this trio towers above other mon of the day, bo does this trio of Nee lifree Shirts tower above other shirts now on the market. Exquuite Night Hobes and Pajamas. Extra large sizes in Neglicee Shirts, B. & W. Linen Shirts. rv iiavcuiiu man Confided to us tho other day that ho used Dr. Caldwell's Syrup Pepsin in i.in r.Mti.. -. a. rpm- UIO lUUiliy, uuu UVUUl'U uu uiiivi edy, as It seemed to keep tho entlro lamuy so perfectly ireo irom cuu patlon, Indigestion, sick headache- mm CUT QlIM m mi mm tO HER whit, and be convinced. union. Elephant buggies. and stomach trouble Sold by W. B. jbteiSoId cy irnme, Ardmoro