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mml It VOLUME IX. r sidnby suaus, Proprietor. I ARDMORE, IND. TEE.. TUESDAY EVENING, JVI,Y 8, 1902. ITW' NUMBER 200 ft 7 i i L. P. ANDERSON, President. B. F. FRENSL2Y, Vice Preildent. C. L, ANDERSON, Cubler. S. M. TORBEII, int. Cuhr KILLING NEAR PAULS VALLEY. FIRST NATIONAL BANK. r Ardmore, Indian Territory. Designated Depository (or Bankruptcy Funds m Chickasaw Nation. Capital paid in $ 60,000.00 Surplus and Profits 140.000.00 Total $200,000.00 Tho oldest bonk In Indian Territory. Accounts of firms and Individuals Bollcltcd upon tho most liberal torms consistent with ood banVlnR. ROBERTS, I FEEL AT EASE Because my property is insured with Roberts, Poland & Bruce. They represent only the best companies. POLAND 6c BRUCE J. It. Penninoton, Pres. Lee Cruce, Vice Pres. II. C. Potteiip, Sec. H. E. Pennington, Treap. PENNINGTON GROCERY CO. Capital, $50,000 "Quality Our Paramount Essential." Wholesale Grocers, Grain, Produce Our brand of "SIMON PURE" Canned Goods award ed Gold Medal at Buffalo, N. Y., over all competition. Our JUDGE TAFT Cigars are leading all nickel sellers. We ask a trial order. Ask us for LEMONS, ORAN GES and BANANAS. ufus Gillespie 'Shot and Instantly Killed by Major Gillette. Special 'Phone to the Arclmorelto. Pauls Valley. I. T., July 8. Hufim Gjlllaplo was aliot and Instantly kill- 1 by Major Gillette this morning nt Cherokee Town crossing, six mtlos south of Pauls Valley. An old grudge has existed between them for several months regarding the control of some land. A short me ago some of the deceased's mules got Into the crop of Gillette, and when the owner of the tnulos sent a young man after them QUlotte refused to let him have them, nnd told lit in to tell Gillespie to come af ter them himself, as he wanted to give him a llireslilng. This Increased (he anger bach hail for tho other. tllllotte has been acting as posse man for one of the Pauls Valley dep titles, and, it seams, hnd a warrant. for the arrest of Gillespie's ton, ami went to the home to arrest the young man. Glllesplo" nllowed him to sonrch the house, and after Gillette had taiieu to una trie young man, some words passed between thorn. While this quarrel was going on. Gillespie was standing In tho door of his homo with a revolver In his hand, but'was making no attempt to use It. As he turnod to wnlk back Into tho house, Glllotto shot hlm with a wlnchostor, the ball ontorlng about an Inch ho low the left nipple, killing him in stantly. Gillotte will have an oxamlnlng trial before Judge Pfolffor horo Fr lay. I FOR SALE Three brick store buildings situated on E. Main street. Eight business lots 2SX120, one block south of Main street on west side of Washington. Desirable corner business property on south side Main street and centrally located. A. four room house, lot 75x150, on 6th avenue between Washington and A streets, N. W. A twelve room houss near Hargrove;1 lot 200x200. A. S. NAolverton 8c Son Shoes for Sunshine Durinc the summer months we want to talk nbout Shoes that are mado to wear in the summer. You can be comfortable just as cheaply as you can be uncomfortable. See what wq offer for this week: Ladies', Misses' and Children's Slippors, worth eUewhere $1.25 to $1.50; our price 75c and $1.00 Tan and Black Sandals, small numbers only, really worth $1.5 to $1.50; this week for 50c and 75c Note A few pairs left in ladies' sizes at same prices. When it comes to men's footwear, there is none to equal ours. LYNN The Shoe Man LYNN Crown Bottling Works MOOS & DALTON, Props. 'mmmmm a w u.m.'kW"' Manufacturers of Carbonated ' Beverages, Ciders, Etc. Wholesale Only Location, New a-story Orlck, South Washington St. LITHIA WATER Here are CLONDIKE FIZZ a Pew of Our CELERY AND IRON sPecin,s COCA COLA ROOT BEER If it can be done, Jones, the Machinist, can do it. Tannines, Pumps, Gins, Mills, Boilers, etc, repaired in first class order. My shop is equipped with the latest machinery, and with my experience, can turn out tho best work for the least money. Bring me your work and bo convinced. we n n pi w. Opposite electrio light plant, Ardmore. MARLOW MATTERS. MILLION-DOLLAR FIRE. Swift Company's Paeklnn Plant at Chicago Insurance Covers Loss. Chicago, III., July 7. Hy a fire which broke nut In their plant at the stock yards. Swift St Co. suffered a loss which Is estimated by the of- flolnls of thf eompnnv at $1,000,000. The fire as conllnetl to one build ing, standing at tho Intersection of Packers avenue and Ilroadway. This structure wks four stories high, built of brick and was 8U0 feet squnre. The flrat floor wns occupied by the whole sale meat market of the company, the second hy the shipping depart ment nnd the third nnd fourth by the general oult-es of the company. The latter nro said to have been the larg est single offices In tho Unltod States more than 800 employes working on one of the floors In a single room. The cause of the fire la not known. but it wns discovered nonr the engine room. It spread so rapidly through the building that It was found Impos sible to save anything In the structure. W. J. MiGonlgle, superintendent of tho plant, said tonight that the loss will aggregnte fully $1,000,000. There were, he said, 3,028 beeves In tho building, nnd great qunntltles of green hides and tnllow. Tho general supplies of the com pnny wore stored In tho moat mar kot nnd in tho collars, nnd everything In nnd nlraut the building was doe troy oil. The insurance cnrrlod by the com pany will cover all losses. halrman and ascertain when w mid give our committee n henrltii? The clerks were In possession of the hall when the club arrived, but retired to another room In tho snmc building. For this the club tendered them n vote of thanks. Every slzo or sower piping In stock at Williams, Corhn & Co'b. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE MEETS Dave Putty Was Touoh Citizen- Crops are Needing Rain. Special 'Phono to tho Ardmorcltc. Mnrlow, I. T., July 8. Tho nows of tho killing of Davo Putty by JJoputy McLomoro of Ardmoro has Just reach ed here. Putty was well known being the tough of tho town for several years and tho nows of his death hos been oxpectod for some time. Mnny of tho crimes and dcprodatlons com mitted In this spctlon worn thought to havo been his work. nnlij.ls badly needed In this section and unloss wo havo a good shower within tho noxt few days, tlio corn crop will bo a failure. T. P. Martin, Jr., who has Just roturnod from Texas says that nftor Red rlvor Is passed, tho crops aro burned up. This sldo of tho rlvor the corn is still groon and if wo get a rain within tho noxt fow days, wo will yot bo ablo to make crop In. tho territory. " Hay Is soiling hero at from $3-. to $C per ton. It Is rumored horo that tho senate has knockdd out tho bill providing for a court at Duncan. , Getting Down to Active Reunion Work Collection of Funds. Tho chambor of commorce mot In regular session last night nt tho city hall. Tho matter of tho approaching reunion was first taken up. Tho club was Informed that Emanuel I.owon Btoln nnd a number of others wcro preparing a program for a musical Headache Facts 1 i 1 ! Y Ueadacho is an almost uni- f vetsal ailment; 8G per cent. $ havo it, at least occasionally. Ilcodacho could alwayo bo $ relieved by means of stroiiR opiates, but druein a pain is not curing it. HI I It is now possiblo to euro f a headache quicker than an $ opiate will reliovo it, and to $ euro harmlessly by removing 4 tho causo. IV I Kamsoy's Headaoho Elixir is a perfect remedy. It can't harm. It relioves tho sever- est headaches in from twenty t to forty minutes. Price 25c. 1 J. W. Banks has sold his half In terest In block 282 to J. S. McChnron, who owned tho other half. This Is a beautiful pleco of ground, between Second and Third avenues and G and II streets, and wns appraised at J705. Collecting Committee. Tho committee that Is at work to day collecting tho funds subscribod to tho reunion report that collections aro good. Thoy aro enthused over tho manner In which tho people aie waking up to tho necessity of making the reunion tho groatost meeting that has over been hold in tho Territory, It Is hoped that overyhody will bo prepared to moot tho collecting com mlttco with tho amount subscribed. concortj tho funds derived from which he would give to the reunion. Thore had been somo troublo in so curing n placo for giving tho 'concert without Incurring an oxponso the commlttco fared was too great. By a vote of tho members, tho club do clarcd that It was the seuso of this meeting that Messrs. Love and Ilolf Echuoldor should uccopt, for a cause llko tho ono In hand, n smaller sum for tho opora house. Messrs. nivons Young nnd Hyrno woro appointed commlttcoo to securo a r.ee for glv Ing tho concert. It was ascertained he youn men's soliciting committee had JOG on tholr list. J. S. Million, chairman oi tho cominjttu. yromlsed to bogln nc tlvo work titriy. Messrs. ciaii anil i.odbottor woro appointed to visit tho Clerks' union In session In another part of tho building, and nscoitaln what thdy would donato to tho reunion fund Dr. It. D, Mooro and A. C. Young vol unteorod their services to begin thle morning to collect tho amounts that havo bcon subscribed. Thoy will bo assisted by others, Tho matter of a pressing Invitation to tho Dawes commission to mako Ardmoro its headquarters In tho Chickasaw nation was discussed thor oughly. Messrs. Suggs, Gait and Dick, who woro appointed to sco th commission in person, abandoned their trip for the present, and Messrs Dick and Lodbettor wero nppolnted to draft a sultablo resolution asking tho commission to mako Ardmoro Its headquarters, nnd to corroapond with Security for Depositor, Borrower and Bank Our Motto am 5 'Ardmore, I. T. Capital Stock and Additional Liability ... . Largest of any BdBk Id the Chickasaw Nation. WE accept small and large accounts and conduota General Bankln nuln. r . V - - t- . i - .. . . uuoiucaa ior iuu. rarmer8, siocKtnen anu otner business meu inaKo our omce their headquarters when in Ardmore. OUR bank ib a public institution and we advance the best interests or the people and give their business ourlpersonal attention am extend to them every facility comiutent with safety to bans: and cus tomer. Directors. 0. It. Smith, President. G.M'. Campbell, Vice-Pres. Lee Cr'uce, Cashier. Q. W. Young, Stockman. J. 0. Thompson. Attorney, C. R. Jones, Wholesale and Reta Furniture. Sam Noble, Wholesale Hardware. J. R.'Pknninoton, Grocer. R. W. Randol, Merchant. Real Estate Rent Collections Gonveyancing Loans Titles Investigated Management of Non-Residents' P ptrty receives our Careful Attention. The Redfieid Agency Established 1893 Ardmori, I, T, i F. J. RAMSEY Street, Corner Caddo anil Main Phone 5H. jR.J.G. ABERNETHY Dentist Over T. N. Coleman's Drug Store. Teeth Need Care To Insure Wear, Every one knows the necessity of preserving the teeth. It is important that the greatest care be given them. OUR TOOTH KNOWLEDGE gives us the ability to treat your teeth without causing you much pain and to in sure you the greatest pleas ure in their use. G. T. ECHOLS Furniture, Hardware Stoves, Queenswaro and Tinware. East Main St., Ardmore, I. T. A. BIVEN8, President A. H. PALMER, Cashier. DON LACY, Vice-President W. A. WOLVERTON, Asst Call. i HE CITY NATIONAL BANK Capital and Surplus t-;i $100,000.00. Accounts of flrmi and Individuals solicited. Accorded all alike. Courteous treatment usePLANSIFTER ty0 HIGH PATENT FLOUR J It is the Best I Mtf8 WHALEY MILL & ELEVATOR CO? The First National BAnk of Marietta, I. T. Established, 18.9 6 Offers to depositors every facility which their balances, businea and responsibility warrant. 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 J. G, Butler Albatross Flour Neyer Disappoints , , ,, , Its usefulness is only limited by the demands of the most critical cook, A better Flour can not be made. It's Guaranteed to be the Best Your grocer sells it. WnTKiAK Bnoa. Wholesale Distributors, Ardmore, I. T.