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ntered nt thoTostofflco at Ardmoro Second-class Man iw November 2, 1893. riblUhtd Every Afternoon (except f i n.H.1nw fnrnlnp. (Uturuayj, anu ouuuu Dce of Publication: North Wash ington Street. aUUSCIUI'TION RATES: Da week 15 On month 50 One yar 5-00 The official newspaper of tho United States Court for the 8outhern Dlttrlct Indian Territory; alio for the Chlcka aw Stock Association of the Indian Territory, and the official organ of the city. TIME TABLE, ulf, Colorado &. Santa Fe Railway. (Southbound.) Oalvcston & Chicago Exp. ..3 MO a.m. CUbumo & K. 0. Express.. 4: 20 p.m. (Northbound.) lveston & Chicago Exp. .12:35 a.m. CUbumo & K. C. Express. .11:33 a.m. W. A. DASHIELL, Ticket Agent. All United States malls c1ob 30 nlnutcs prior to train time. DAVID IXEDFIELD, P. M. Terms of United States Court. At Chlckasha Begins Monday, ptembor 29, 1902, nnd Monday, February 10, 1903, and continues In session two weeks. At nyan Begins Monday, October 18, 1902, and Monday, March 2, 1903, and continues in session ten dayB. At Purcoll Begins Thursday, Oc tober 23, 1902, and Thursday, March II, 1903, and continues In session ton days. At Pauls Valley Begins Monday, November 3, 1902, and Monday, March 23, 1903, and continues in bos Ion four wcoks. At Ada Begins Monday, Decern her 1, 1902, nnd Monday, April 20, 1903, and contlnuos In session ono jreck. At Tishomingo Begins Monday, December 8, 1902, and Mondr.y, April 17, 1903, and contlnuos In sosslon ono week. At Ardmoro Begins Monday, Do cembor 15, 902, and Monday, May 4, 1903, and continues In session eight wooks or longor. Any erroneous reflections upon the character or reputation of any per son which may bo printed In tho' Aril morclto, or any article based on re ports that aro falso will bo gladly cor rected If brought to tho attention of tho publisher. Ubo tho Long-DIstanco Tolophono nnd call up PHONE NO. 5, If you want tho Ardmorclte. Ardmore, Friday, Oct. 17. A San Francisco man has Biied his wife for permitting a prince to kiss her. Sho doubtless had a curiosity to learn what sort of kisses a prlnco prints. Living prices In Chicago aro said to have advanced beyond nil reason. !. is certainly bad enough to havo to llvq thero, without being compelled to 'pay for It. Tho dlfforonco In Washington Dennis Fly nn ald Indian Territory had $00,000,000 of taxnblo proporty. In Oklahoma he said thoy wore pau pers. Hully for Dennis tho Jnnus faced. Owing lo tho strike of baggage and mall hnmllurs in St. Louis, thero were piled up in tho Union station yester day more than 600 outgoing pouches of lettor mall nnd moro than 3O0O Backs of papors. Quite a quantity of mall stuff. Tho omlnont surgeon who enmo nil tho way from Vlonna to this country to operate upon tho llttlo daughter of J. Ogdon Armour, has beon cited to nppoar boloro the stnto board of health, In sosslon in Chicago, to an swer tho chorgo of practicing modi cino without a Uconse. Suit for criminal libel and $20,000 damages has beon filed by County Treasurer Follx Aldor against tho State Capital Printing company nt Guthrie, O. T. Tho Capital had pub lished and charged that Alder had collected Intorost on county doposlts and failed to covor It back Into tho county treasury. Though Sonator Tillman has not beon hoard from In somo tlmo, thoso who know tho man havo known that bo would not pormlt tho coal strike to pass without making himself honrd in some way. IIo says that somo ono ought to bo hung. Ho does not speci fy tho porson or persons who should lo punished, and perhaps has not inado up his mind on thla point. Ho linB "got in," and that was all he was after; .j. ...j. .j. -j. :: ' NEWS OVER 'PHONE. .j. ., 4. .j. 4. .j. .5. .;. 4. Cornish. Warren Wolf wai here yeetortlny from Hastings, Ok. Mr. Gober and A. D. Hooper are horo today from Ardmore. ltov. U. L. Sllllman of Dlxli Is hore today. Prof. T. G. Whltton of Hargrcvo col logo. Ardmore, wns horo yostoidny on routo to Dixie. Dixie. Mr. Jackson has tho lumbar on the ground for n now business houso. Lone Grove. Hov. Faulkner and wife of Leon were here yesterday and Inst night for tho purposo of organizing n local lodgo of tho Eastern Stnr. Dr. W .H. Campbell loft yesterday on n business trip to Texas. Woolsey. Wo are having somo very hliutery weather today. Comanche. Tho Methodist parsonago burned hero yostorday afternoon nt about 'I o'clock. Tho building wan valued at $300 and some Insurance wns carried on sumo. Tho household goods of Hov. J. H .Miles, which had boon loft In tho bulling preparatory to his ship ping thorn nwny, wore also burned, nothing whntovor being saved from tho building. Mr. Miles carried no Insuranco on the goods. He nlso had $25 In money In tho building which was also lost. Mllo. Everything Is progressing nicely in this section. The farmers aro get ting out thnlr cotton very rapidly now, which keeps the gin busy. Thero Is some little sickness In this section. Drs. Ledhetter and Taylor are hore to day from Woodford. Elk. Obble Clements of Mllburn 1ms nr tived here to attend the Elk school this year. Cotton Iim been routing slowly for the past few days and the gin has not iteen running full time. Graham The corps of surveyors who have Lr-n nt work here surveying the town, left today for Hewitt to do simi lar work theie. II. It. Thomas of Ardmore li hero representing 11 Fort Sill quccnawnre house. Wynnewood. The gin at this place, owned by the Paris Compress company, caught fire Wednesday and wns damaged to the oxtont or nbout $1,000. Tho fire is supposed to have originated from matches passing through tho suction plpo. Quito a crowd from tills place took ndvantago or tho low oxcursion rate to Galnosvllle and nttonded the stieet fnlr thero yostorday. Mannsvllle. Davo Wngonor, formorly of Ard more has taken charge of the Gray Cottage at this placo and expects to conduct a first-class hostelry. Mlko Clenzen of Halleyitlio is here to superintend tho construction of a cotton houso for the American Cotton company. Tho Earl Ginning coibpany of this place has ginned 800 bales of cotton this season. Mr. Malcom shipped forty balos of cotton, which he raised on his farm ing land hore, to Ardmoro today over tho Choctaw. Madlll. Tho grading on Main street and tho stroot south of Main Is progress ing nicely. All tho wntor north of locks 110 and 111 Is to bo convoyed through tho largo culvert nt tho In tersection of Main Btroot nnd tho Frisco right-of-way. Tho street just south of Main Is being grndod from the McCullom hotel to tho Frisco track in such a manner as to provent the wator from running across to Main street nnd the square. Work Is progressing nlcoly on J. M .Tallafoito's new rosldonco. Madlll has a now llvory and trans fer company that Is a credit to tho town. D. E. Flynt and J. 11 .Simpson, transfor men, having equipped a com- ploto livery barn. Well, wo havo heard it thunder be fore today, but tho special from Mus- kogoo saying "Indications aro that tho land olflco shortly to bo onened In tho Chickasaw Nation .will be lo cated at Tishomingo," has a very ominous rumbling. If tho lnnd offlco goos to Tishomingo, Ardmoro enn blame no ono but horsolf, that's all thoro Is to It. Whon Oklahoma and tho Indian Torritory bocomo ono Btato, which Is tholr ultlmnto destiny, a lot of re publicans will havo to tako back tho slandorous things that thoy aro say ing of tho Indian Territory, or their political cako will bo forever dough. Lawton Enterprise. That's no idlo dream, to a determ ined certainty. . . Chicken Food. Cheap at E. B. Pugh's. IMm. SPECIAL COUNCIL MEETING. Action of Mayor Dick In' Selling the Donds Ratified. Tho council met yostorday after noon In special section, the mayor nnd nil the alderman being present except Golledgo. Mayor Dick exhibited and read to tho council many telegrams and let tors from prospective) bondmolders, showing conclusively that bis ac tions In disposing or the bonds for the price ho did were for the best Inter ests of the city. Alderman Gardner made a motion that tho mayor' actions In thus dis posing of the bonds be ratified .and tho mqtlon cnrrled without a dissent ing voto. Tho mayor stated that M. I.. Turner, president of tho Western Nntlonnl bank of Oklahoma City had purchas ed tho bonds, nnd $0,310 wnB the price paid for the $175,000 worth, making n total of $181,310 that Ardmore gets for the bonds. Mr. Turner Is to havo his own bonds printed nt his own oxpense In whntovor denomination he wants them. Ono of the lottors read by tho may or was from Clarence Tumor of Mus kogee, who was an aldormnn of that placo somo time ago, and who said that Ardmoro could not reasonably oxpoct as much ror her bonds as Muskogee, from tho fact that the Muskogee bonds were 30-year bonds, whllo Ardmore's woro only 20-year bonds. The mayor stated that tho wood out at tho city dam was disappearing rather previously, and having been offered $200 for It by Mooro & Ikard he had closed tho deal and sold them tho wood. Ills notion In this matter was rntlflod by tho council. Upon Inquiry it was ascertained thnt tho city had now paid Moore & Ikard $7,779 on the dam work, which amount fully pays thorn for all work executed up to the present. The council bad some more secret business to attend to and the news paper reporters bad to vamoose the ranch. Townslte Commission Notes, The Chickasaw townslte commission. headquarters In this city, has dono a vast amount of work and a great doal remains yet to bo dono. The matter of platting towns and ending tho plats to Washington for tho approval of tho secretary of tho Interior Is placed in tho hands of oth ers and the commission is thoreby relieved of tho portion of their work that resulted In tho greatest worry. Arthur W. Hefley, chairman of tho commission, Is on tho Rock Island where tho vacant lots In Marlow, Duncan, Addlngton and othor towns will soon bo sold. Wosley B. Burney, secretary of tho commission, has been vory sick for two months and Is now spending a few days In Marietta with his son, S. A. Burney, E. Earnest Bowers .with the com mission, is serving notices of appraise mont to tho property ownors in tho Hock Island towns. W. D. James and B. C .Johnson have returned from a week's stay at Earl. Tho Ardomre office force now con sists of W. D. James. Hoy G. Bradford and B. C. Johnson. Attention, Masons. Thero will be a call meeting of Ardmoro lodge No. 31 A. F. and A. M. tomorrow eVonlng. Work in first degree. A. H. PALMER, W. M. G. H. BRUCE, Sec. The Ladles Aid Society of tho First Baptist church will Borve Ico cream, cako and oysters tonight to tho peo ple engaged out at tho waterworks site. Soveral or tho town folks will go, as the nights are beautirul and tho drlvo pleasant. Lookl Lookll Look!!! Glass tumblers, ono full sot for Dc. Nolnnd's China Hall, Saturday after noon. 10-t. , Tho ladles of the First Baptist church wish to thank Mr. R. Hardy for tho use of his building; Dr. Mc Coy for tables, Messrs, Bulard & Mosos for dishes, tho Ardmorelto for advertisements nnd tho public in gen eral for tbolr liberal partronago on Tuesday at tho dinner. DAISY NICHOLS, Sec. Our former townsman Charles P. Whltoman gives the right kind of talk regarding a greater Ardmore else where In this Issue. Mr. Whltoman Ib an actual observer of tho uso of asphaltura for street paving, Oklaho ma City bolng quite busy now with that work. If every property owner will speak out In jneetln' like Mr. Whltcman, and wo bellovo thoy will, It need only bo a vory short tlmo un til our streets paved with asphaltura with bo tho envy of ovory other town In tho Southwest. m Wo havo 100,000. sblncl04sthat we'll soil at, $1.35 per 1Q0O. 3-tf, LAIDLAW. CHESTER O. DAVIS VISITS DAM He Pronounces the Work So Far Done, Good. Last night, Chester H. Davis. th waterworks export, arrived in the city This morning ho mot Mayor I1 k and several of tho nldormen, as wi ll as C. P. Thnyer, civil engineer who IniH been HUitorlntondlng the ((in struction of tho dam. After tnlklng over some minor ai fairs It was agrootl that nil should visit tho dam nnd see how things were moving along out thero. Arriving there Mr. Davis was shown tho work, and ho pronounced it "good." It was Just according to plana and specifications, and he was well pleased. Mayor Dick says that all the big plpo will be In by tomorrow night, and that Mooro & Ikard will havo the dirt In the last of this month. In tho meantime Gnlt & Erlchsen hnvo nearly all their rock out with which to rip rap the dam, and by the middle of November the dam will be complete In toto. Tho mayor told your reporter this artornoon that they were now figur ing with Mr. Davis nbout putting in our waterworks system. PICKING COTTON AT NIGHT. Several Parties Are Susnlcloned of Illegal Transactions. Special to tho Ardmorolte. Loco ,1. T., Oct. 17. James Coonor and U. S. Gault, the latter a merchant of Parks, were arrested at that place Wednesday by Sam Duncan of Loco. tor some time past It seems that parties have been entering tho cotton fields around Parks during the night nnd carrying away all tho cotton that had beon picked during the day. An nvestlgntion resulted in suspicion be ing entertained against Coonor nnd two other patties. Cooper was placod under nrreU Wednesday, but the oth er two men got away and were not apprehended until yesterday, when It Is reported they were arrested at Duncan . Acting niton tho statement made by Cooper, U. S. Gault, tho Parks mer chant, wag placed under arrest. Cooper claiming to bo Innocent stato- ed that Gault was the guilty party. Both woro taken to Duncan, whore Quoit oaslly mado bond for his np penranco thoro for trlnl today. Coop er was unable to make bond nnd re mained in custody of tho officer there. Tho examining trial of all tho car- ties concorned In tho affair will bo held thero this afternoon. Prisoners Sentenced. Today Marshal Colbort returned from Ryan whero ho has boon attend ing court. Threo prisoners woro brought back, two of whom pleaded guilty and woro sentenced. H .C. Adams, forgory. ploadod guilty and received two years In tho reform school at Eoonville, Mo. Frank Hemberg .assault, pleaded guilty; given threo months in Jail and a fine or $50. Luther Holden, charged with lar ceny, was arrested over about nyan, and was Indicted by the grand Jury nt that placo. whllo in session. He was brought over b the marshal also. New Shipment of Goods. You can always depend on Leather- wood for everything that's new. Hero aro a fow of the new things JuBt re ceived: 1 Latest designs in Ladles' Skirts. Jackets. Dressing Sacks. Tho latest thing out In Ladles' Over- vests nothing else like them In the city. Chlldron'8 Cloaks and Fur Collar- ottos. Bottor goods lowor prices. 10-3t. Tho way for a man to mango his wifo is to got himself absolutely un- dor her control. . From Factory to Foot. J. A. Loathcrwood, manager of tho Herald Shoe Storo, has received an other shipment of theso famous Her ald shoes. Their beauty and style, coupled with their wearing qualities, makes them tho favorlto shoe with ovorybody. Come in, wo want to show you thoso shoes. From 10 to 25 per cent saved on every pair. 10-3t. The Worst Form. .Multitudes nro singing tho praises of Kodol, tho now discovery which is making so many sick peoplo well and weak pooplo strong hr digesting what thay eat, by cleansing and sweet ening the stomach and by transform ing their food into the kind of pure rich, red blood that makes ypu feel good all over. Mrs. Cranflll of Troy, I. T., writes: For a numr of years I was, troubled with indigestion and dyspepsia, which grow intq.tho worst form. Finally I was Induced to uso Kodol and after using four bottles I am entirely cured. I henrtlly recom mend Kodol to all suffororj from indi gestion and dyspepsia. Toko a doso after meals. It digests whttt you eaL City Drug Store. Pioture Gallery -OF Such n handsome collection of Limoges French Hand Painted China aud other Decorated China was nf-ver seen in Ardmore before A visit here will be a revelation to .vou. WIIITE PORCELAIN PRETTY AS CHINA. MAGNIFICENT SHOWING OF BEAUTIFUL LAMPS. Porcelain for Plain Service at about half what others ask for it. Saturday Afternoon only, one set of tumb lers for 5 cents. L Two Duori Went CltyNat'l link DAILY MARKET REPORTS. Grain, Produce, Llv, Stock and Other Quotations. COTTON. (Dy Gulllot Bros.' Exchange.) New York Futures. Opened. Closed. October 8.35 8.37 Decembor 8.45 8.49 January .52 8.50 Spots. New York, 8.70; market Heady; solos 1070 balea. Liverpool Market steady; middling 4-72d; 10,000 bales. Chicago Cattle Receipts.' Cattle, 26,000; market steady. Hogs, 10,000; market Ec to 10c hlghor. Kansas City Receipts. Cattlo, 3.000; market steady. Hogs, 8,000; market Ec to 10c hlghor. KANSAS CITY CASH GRAIN. t Wheat. No. 2. hard 08 No. 3 hard 05007 No. 2 rod '. OS No. 3 rod , 60(0 07 Corn. No. 2 ci No. 3 CO Oats. No.' 2 , 3333& No. 3 31033 LOCAL- MARKETS. (Dy Porter Staples.) The following aro ttio prevailing prices paid for produco today: Wheat No. 2, 70c; No. 3, 65c. Oats 40c to 45c. Hay $7.0008.00. Corn 50c to 60c. Sweet potatoes 75c t', $1.00 Der bushel. Irish potatoes 85c per bu. Poultry. ((By William Newman.) Ducks Per dozen $2.00 Hens Per dozen $2.50. Frying chickens 41.7502.50. Eggs Per dozen 1214 c. Butter 20 to 25c per pound. Turkeys Gross, Ec. Oeese Full-feathered, per dozen $3.5004.50. Live Stock. (By Cold Storage Market) Fat cows, gross cwt, $2.25 Fat calves $3.00 to $5.00 Fat Bheep, per head.... $2.00 to $3.00 Fat hogs (gross) 100 lbs $5.50 to $0.00 Wood Par cord, $2 0 $2,50. Coal (by Weeks Bros.) $3.50 ton. Fruits. (By E. B. Push.) Natlvo apples, per bu $1.00 Nattvo peaches $1.0001.50 Pears $1,00 Cabbage, per lb 2 'eanuts 4 Pecans 4 Cotton Market. 1 Tho cotton market opened quiet this morning and soon advanced a fow points, finally closing firm. Lint cotton sold for 7.85; seed cotton for 2.70 and cotton seed for $14 per ton. Tho receipts for the day were about 350 bales. As a cool weather suggestion thoro Is nothing else ns appropriate as a Leader heating stove. Sold by Spraglns. BANNER 8 A LVK the most healing salve In the worlrt. HID WANT COLUMN'S Advertisements tinder thN bo received nt tho rate conts per line. No u'!-. rcelvod for less than fl cents. Special monthly " ' 11 nlshed on application. Th. ,j mny contain any matter of i,0 "Found," "For Rent," "For sa 'aA1h tit'. 1 ,. oiuiun, oiiuj-eu, or any u without display lines. WANTED. hahi ivii iiouseKceper to 1 ,jo1( look after threo children , work. Call at Mrs. Mary Wunat 5th avenue, N. W. bctwern a. Ington and A street, or add "3. Ctp WANTED Second-hand brnn T., 8-tf. WH1TEMAN HHo? rfrVT fOR RENT. FOR KENT Two rooms furnish for light housekeeping, or for gi nomen. Apply i o. uox 432 1; FOR RENT Threo nicely furnl.1,1 rooms, closo In, on Broadway, block from flro station. Mrs, Ore zti-tr. FOR SALE. FOR SALE Good span or mulf-sttf years old. H. T. Kirby, Noble bli, FOUND. FOUND If you havo lost a ho. scribe property, pay for this iiotlt'r and tako it. Several have befV found recently and sent In hero lC-tf LOST. LOST Pair of gold-framed eye glaj es at tho night performance of tj Rlngllng Bros.' circus. Tho find will rulttrn tn Iho ITnlt.ul Cn.l marshal's ofllre and be suitably warded. ' ig-it FOR SALE. Ono six-horse horizontal engine ai bollor. Ono six-horse upright engine ni bollor. Ono oight-horso engine, upright. Ono twonty-horso Ames engin horizontal. Also two boiler feed pumps. Ono twonty-flvo horse power Ath nro box boiler with twenty bort powor Watertown engine, nil co plotc. Thoso engines and pumps havo n Just been robullt nnd aro In flrst-clai condition and will bo Bold very cheai ROBERSON MACHINERY CO., 15-d&wtf. Broadway stree A TEACHER WANTED. Tho people of Springer havo rccenl ly spent almost, $1,000 In equlpplnj their school building and want tl employ a good Bchool superintendent a man who will mako Springer's irJ tercsts his Interests a man who will stay with tho community and helj buld up a magnificent school. Fo particulars wrlto at onco to , SCHOOL TRUSTEES, 5-d&w-tf. Springer, I. T. ROBERSON MACHINERY CO. Has lately employed Mr. J. F. Haven In tholr blacksmith department, wh Is a first-class horso-shoer and la rish up-to-date In carriage and wagon work Mr Wflltnii Tn i.. ...... ...1. .1 ..... wnoi;f TV UU ,1MB UIlurKr of tho front forge, is ono of tho befiftj workmen on well augers, plows audi all kinds of heavy forging thnt then Is In tho Torritory. Mr. E. C. Towery presides over ou onglne, lathes nnd mnchlnery depart mont genorally, and has had fort years' oxperienco In this line. Ho h ablo to ropalr or mako new all klndt of, machinery, It makes no different how difficult. Mr. J. F. Howton, our traveling ma chlnlBt, Is ready to go to tho countrj and Bet up your mnchlnery. natcl your boilers, lino up your engines, 01! do anything that Is needed In tho ma chlnery lino. GIvo us your patronago and wo wil treat you right. ROBERSON MACHINE CO. lc'tf' Ardmore, I. T, Lost $50 Reward. Lost, between Rock creok and Ard moro on tho Woodford road, Tuesday, $50 In currency. Finder return to mo or to Ardmorelto offlco and receive. liberal reward. DR. H. A. HIGGINS, 14-d&w. aionn, I, T You'll find everything In hardwnrj! and tlnwnro at NOBLE BnOS Foley's Honey and Tar . - Lli. m. k . . tur tiuiurcn,saictsurc. no opiates. Mrs. Lee TrueloYe. Public Stenographer. uuice ill renniDk'tOD & Htonif I) I'd it, All work promptly and accu rately done. RE 9 1 4 fa