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New York, Nov. 3. Tho democratic state commission waited until today to ronlto Its offlclal forecast of tho re sult of tho election on Tuosday, and af ter n canvas of tho stato, claims tho election of lllrd S. Color for govornor and tho rost of the stato ticket by OS, 000 plurality. Chairman Frank Camp boll of the stato committee laeued tho following statement this nfWrnoon! "A full nn.l cmreful canvass of tho who!- stato Justifies the democratic Btato and e.xecutlvo committees In con gratulating the people In advance upon tho restoration of New York to It former status of a democratic state. The ni on., ronservntlvo estimate con sistent with the actual rofltiltH of a complete house canvass of every coun ty Indicates that Mr. Color and tho other democratic candidates on the state ticket will he elected by a plu rality of not loss than 38,000. There are abundant signs that the plurality will be much larger, but the commit toe prefers to base Its announcement on the minimum figures developed by tho most complete canvas made In tho whole stat.' hIik c 1S92. 'This splendid and substantial popu lar vi' tory, wMi h Ih now a demonstrat ed rcrtalnty. Is due not only to the harmony and enthuslHsin prevailing In the democratic party, but also to tho patriot lo supjxjrt given to tho demo cratic tlrket by Independent voters. The fommlttees' hands have also been Crcatly strengthened by the assist nnco freely offorod by public-spirited republicans, eager to seo the adminis tration of the state rescued from tho oxtravagant, unworthy and corrupt In fluences which domlnato It nt the pros cnt time." One Minute Cough Cure. It Is tho only harmless cough euro that glvos quick rellof. Cures coughs, colds, croup, bronchitis, whooping cough, pnoiimonln, asthma la grlppo and all throat, chest and lung troubles. I got soakod by rain, says Gortrudo E. Tener, Munclo, Intl., and contracted a severo cold and cough. I foiled rapidly; lost -18 pounds. My druggist recommended Ono Mlnuto Cough Cure Tho first bottlo brought relief; sovoral cured mo. I nm back to my old weight, US pounds. Ono Mlnuto Cough Cure cuts tho phlegm .relieves tho cough nt onco, draws out Inflam mation ,curc3 croup. An idcnl remedy for children. City Drug Store. DUnWOOD. A VAST SALT FIELD. Special Correspondence Durwood, I. T., Nov. 3. It Is mud now, In place of dust. Wo fall to re member a timo when tho ground wan any softer on tho snrfaco than now. School opens today, but those who are not eor can not get to -school on nccount of tho condition of tho roads. Everybody Is woll ploasod since tho Choctaw has put on n rogulur pasBeiv ger train. Tho Irregularity of tho lo cal was vory annoying to thoso who wished to go to Ardmoro by rnll. Messrs. Sonrcy nnd McMillan havo about complotod their business houso In Nov. Durwood. Tho building boom in tho now sldo of town, however, Is vory unlet. Tho lnum wns started too lato In the sen' Hon to bo vory Hush. T. v. Bcott'gays ho will work for the ca'UBO of tho Woodmen of tho World In the near future Joe King 1ms roturnod from n pros pectlng trip In tho country around Sul phur, ltoft nnd Ada .contontod to ro- main lioro. T. K. Wost spont a fow days In Ardmoro last wouk, looking after his right to Indian Torritory soil. Pearl, tho llttlo daughter of Mrs Euloo, Is on tho sick list. He Could Hardly Get Up. P. II .Duffy of Ashley. III., writes "This is to certify that I havo taken . bottles of Foley's Kidney Curo n I It has helped mo moro than any i 'her medicine. I trlod many advor t1 .id remedies, but nono of thorn gavo He- any rollef. My druggist recom mended Foloy's KJdnoy Curo and It has cured inc. iloforo commencing use I was in such a shnpo that I could hardly got up when onco down." Sold by Uonnor & Ilouuor. W, A. Horrln of Finch, Aik., writes: "I wish to report that Foloj's Kldnoy Curo has cured a torrlblo case of kid ney and blnddor troublo that two doc tors had given up." Sold by Uonnor & Homier. I low Itio I'rtiiliii't In OMnlttri! In tt Mlilillr of tin- Coliira.lo IlFarrl. In tho middle of tho Colorado decrt, n little to tho north of W" Mi-xlcm border nud -'01 feet below tin' b-vtl uf tho sen. lies a Hold of t-rjxtul'Izwl r 1 more thnn n thousand ncrm in extent presenting u surfnrr as while us mio-.v and beneath the noonday glare o( tin sun so dazzling that the linked eye cannot stand Its radiance. It Ktn ti lu'H nw'tiy for miles and mlloit nbm Stilton, Colo., an ocean of blasluu, blistering white. Here daily throughout the year men art) nt wrk overturning the greut de IKisit with mnHtlvo plow nnd scmiH-rs, getting It Into great lilies prellmlnnry to putting It tArough the refining proc ess. The salt plows used to secure thu hnrveet are great four wheeled Imple ments driven by steam nud managed by two men. The salt crust Is throw:; up in parallel ridges; then laborer with boon work it to nnd fro In tho water, washing out the dirt prelim inary to tucking it In mounds to bo token tj the mill. Knit springs in adjacent foothills arc constantly contributing to the deoslt, nud imi heavily laden ore they with al most pure suit that the plow hns hardly passed on before n new crust has formed In tho furrow left. This fact renders It unnecessary to operate mure than a small portion oL the vast de posit. As may bo supposed, work In theso Holds Is iMrformiMl under tho most try ing conditions. No white nan can stand the inteuso heat, and for this reason the work is done wholly by Jnpaucee and by Coahulla Indians. Of these tho Indians are by far tho bettor adapted to the work, the Japanese per forming only ono portion, sewing tho sacks in which the suit Is shipped. Tho atmosphere laden as It Is with parti cles of salt, gives rise to a painful thirst, nud tho only uvallahlo drinking water comes from n slnglo welt. It Is wnrm and 111 tasting. Ucnutlful mirages frequently appear nbovo tho great salt Hold In tho day time, sky pictures of magnlHcent cltlcu nnd flower dotted, tree shaded Holds. Tho moonlight, too, produces won drously beautiful effects upon tho grent Held of gleaming salt. For eev erol weeks In the year tho thermome ter on tho salt Held averages 110 de grees, and tho rcllectlen of tho sun produces n glare like that from n fur nace. Tho deposits vary in thickness from ten to twenty Inches nud form n solid crust over tho great marsh. It Is estimated that about 700 tons nro now plowed up dally. Now York Tribune. The demands now being made on THE AR DMOREITE for job printing has in duced us to make a separate department of thejob printingfea- ture of our plant, and make it distinct from the news department. This has been ac complished by plac ing B. C. Logsdon, formerly lessee of the Drew Printing Plant, in charge of ourajob printing. You will now get the best of work, and get it promptly when you place your orders with The Ardmoreitc. 'Phone No. 5 and a representative will call at your place of business. A Llltlo Cl.ll.ru I.onrllnr.n. Little Mabel, says the Woman's Jour nal, hud been put to bed alone. Pres ently sho appeared In her nightgown at tho bead of tho stairs, saying plain tively, "I'm lonesome!" Her mother gave her a favorite rubber doll named Happy to take to bed with her nud for ii few- minutes she was quiet. Then sho renppcared with her plaint of lone- somoncsH. This timo her mother re minded her that Ood was with her and sont her back to bed with a reproof, Soon sho was heard weeping bitterly, nud when her mother went to her llttlo Mabel summed up her souso of misery by exclaiming, "I don't want Happy, nnd I don't want God; I want some body with n skin fncol" Foloy's llonoy and Tar always stops the cough and bonis tho lungs. HofiiRO substltutos. Sold by Uonnor & Don nor. When n mustncho fnlls to tickle a woman it mny lio truly said that sho has no souse of humor. PROVENCE, Special Correspondence Provenco, I. T.. Nov. 3. Wo nro liv ing a considerable, amount of rain, which will doubtless spoil the expect ed top crop of cotton. Tho Provence school opened Inst Monday, with Pror. McCloud In charge. Prof. McCIoml Is Just from Alabama, where ho has boon toaching for tho last sovon years. Tho regular passenger nmdo its first trip ovor tho C, O. & a. railroad from Halloyvilie to Ardmoro last Mon day. Our peoplo can now run up to Ardmoro, transact tholr business and bo back homo in a vory Bhort time. Marshal Wllkcrson drove out from Ardmoro Thursdny to servo papers on our worthy druggist, J. O. Fletchor, charged with selling whisky. It Is not bollovod that ho is guilty of tho chargo and that mallco was tho causo of the Indictment. Deafness Cannot be Cured Hy local applications, as they can not roach the diseased portion of tho oar. Thoro Ib only ono way to cure deaf noss, nnd that Is by constitutional rem odlos. Doafncss is caused by nn In flamed condition of tho mucous lining of tho oustachlnn tube. Whon this tubo Is Inflamed you huvc a rumbling sound or Imperfect hearing, and when It Is ontlroly closed, deafness Is tho result, and unless tho lnflnmmntlon can bo tnkon out nnd this tubo re stored to Its normal condition, hear Ing will bo dostroyed forovor; nlno cases out of ton nro caused by ca tarrh, which Ib nothing but an Inflam ed condition of tho mucous surfaces. Wo will glvo ono hundred dollars for nny easo of deafness (caused by catarrh) that can not bo cured by nan 8 uainrrh curo. Send for clrcu lars, frco. F. J. CHENHY & CO., Toledo, Ohio. sold by druggists. 7Bc. Hall's Family Pills nro tho host. If a woman. knowB that her husband Is erroneously rich sho never learned It from him. Bring In a load of stove wood and set tho Wookly Ardmorolto In ox change HELPFUL READING Homo iiewBimmirH print mat tor to till up aparn. Muoh of till Is r allr harmful roaiUni?. It Ih the aim of THU 8BMI WKKKLY NKWSto elvfl help- tui roauine. lnounnniu win testify to Ita holpfullncsi to them. Aak jour uoltilibor. PRACTICAL PRINTING RDMOREITE GHRISTMA EXCURSIONS VIA Tickota ou Sale December 17, 21, 22, 23 nnd 2G, limit to return 30 days from date of Hale. Stuita Po Ticket Agents will tell you all about rates, routes and territory aak them. W. S. Keenan, G. P. A. GALVESTON, TEXAS. RANK BERRYHILL, the: tinker. x EE ca CO go CO CO CO 3 CO CO CO CO -3 CZi CO as CO CO CO SOUTH OP ULIiCTUiC LKlli r PLANT, AWOnOE, I NO fUR. i BEST PASSED SEHK TE 4 IMPORTANT GATEWAYS 4 2? TEXAS NO TROUCIC TO ANIWCn OUCSTIONS. Superb Pullman Vestibuled SLEEPERS, Handsome Reclining Chair Oars (SEATS FREE) LL THROUGH TRAINS. THE FARMERS' DEPARTMENT has helped many It U not tho theory of farm Inir written by oolleiro prurvsanra and othora up North on oondttlona inn tion't nt Texaa ami tho Indian Torritory. It la the actual ex periences of farmers hero at aomo who havo turned over the aoll. SPECIAL OFFER It you aro not taking tho WKKI.Y AUDMOUS'TU you houldbe. It la helpful to the heat Intervati of your town and county, I'or tlM, caah In ad- vnnna. u-h will mall vnn Ih. "KKKI-Y AltDMOUKITK and THK OAI.. VKBTONorTIIK DALIH 8KMI-WKKKI.Y NhWH for 11 month. Doth papera atop whon your time :a out. Foley's tionev and Tst j cures colds, prevents pneumonia. 15 WITH fast mornlntr nna trains to at. Jjouia nna tin B WITH Pullman Sloopor. U baclc 8carrttt Beat Coachtio i (without clianiro) to Now j, dally. thmiir.h njUhfti nnrA rlnllv to St. Louis, Momphlo und 131 Paeo. ONlT LINB WITH a aavinff of 13 houra to California. ONLY LINE WITH Tourist Slooplntr Gars, soml-wookly, throutrh (without cuunifoi to aan I'muciuco, Oh fSK FOR SCHEDULES OF OUR INCOMPARABLE TRAINS, "CANNON IB ALL EL" AND "NSSiHT EXPRESS" E. P. TURNER, General PASSKitcii ano Ticket AatMT. DALLAS, TEX. ONE GOOD TURN DESERVES ANOTHER. Wbcu yon buy your grocertee ftom us wu.will yive you the be3t Roods in the market. TUB FLOUR Vv E SELL bos no equal. All the Breakfast. Foods iu our house are made of the new cer eal crop. We sell more Roods, consequently we sell fresher Roods than any other store. Ask for what you want; it is here. FELKER, The Grocer. 1 L 6. ROBEBOII MIS! CO. I ft I t H Estimates Glren on New Machinery. Repair Enc'nes. WellAoeers. Etc. m General Line C Biacksmlthlng. & Best Equipped Machine Shop in the Territory. J Will Buy. Sell er Exchange New or Second Hand Machinery J Broadway St, Ardmor.o BANNER SALVE the moot hoallns salvo In tho worfd. THE NATURAL ROUTE C, O. & G. R. R. TO MEMPHIS, THE EAST AND SOUTHEAST, TEXAS, OLD MEXICO, CALIFORNIA AND THE WEST., Pullman Drawlng-Room Bullet Sleepers Truough to Pueblo, Colorado Springs and Denver. FREE RECLINING CHAIR CARS On All Trains. UNEQUALEO SCHEDULES AND PERFECT SERVICE. J. I. UeNALlY, D. P. A., E. M. DUNCAN, T. P. A., Oklahoma Clly. 0. T. Oklahoma City. 0. T. GEO. H. LEE, 0. P. & T. A., Lllttj Rock, Ark. ELECTRIC LIGHTED TRAINS) Aro operated by the Between TEXAS And tho and East Betwoon BIRMINGHAM, MEAIPIIIS, And the rOrtfll and West Dotwoon, And tho North, and jCast Observation cafo cars, under the j ni.'ut o the latest and boat design. j THROUGH THE HEART OF The Great Southwest MISSOURI, KANSAS, INDIAN TERRITORY, TEXASi THROUGH TRAINS MODERN EQUIPMENT ."A GOOD WAY TO GO" FOR FAST TIME TAKE "THE KATY FLYER" ANY RAILWAY AGENT WILL DC GLAD TO FURNISH ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Warning Order. In tho United Statos Court nt TIbIio- mlngo In tho Indian Torritory. South ern District: Qucno B. Grummory, plalntiff.v s.Al- hert Crummory, defendant. Tho defendant Albert Cnimmon' is warned to appoar In this court in thir ty days nnd answer tho complaint of tho plaintiff, Quono E. Orummory. "Witness Hon. Hosca Townsend. Judgo of said court, and tho seal there of this 11th day of Oct., 1902, C. M. CAMPBELL, Clork. (SEAL) S. C. Trcadwell, attorney. A. M. Ollphant, nltornoy non-resi dent. First published Oct. 12, 1902. Hotel Hampton Fg YTaile' Opponlto Depot Rates, $2 per Day Speoial attention to the traveling public. ., Newly renovated. Double sample room. .. Bath in connection, free to transient RUOStS. mWtttttHI"HK;-i.h T 4 $35 REWARD I WE will pay 26 reward for the 1 arrest and conviction of ? any party or parties nottlni; J of quail or dynamiting of flail 1 wltliln a radius of 113 miles of J Ardmore. J3. P. PilR'LKV, J Prea. Rod and Gnu Club. HACK LINE avis TO Sulphur. Meets ail trains. Good accommodations and prompt service. Wire or telephone J. R. BLYTHE, Davis. Ind.Ter.