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CHAS. D. HERMAN
And the Warde Company IN OTHELLO Attention, Confederates. John H. Morgan Camp V. C. V. will moot In Carter avonuo church. South Anlmoro, on Sunday morning, Fob niary 1G, at 11 o'clock. Tho pros enco ot all Confodorato votorans and tho Sons of tho Confederacy 1b earnest ly requested. Nov. P. M. Lawronce, chaplain ot tho camp, one of our old est and most rospoctod comrades, a participant In tho battlos around At lanta and throughout the Southorn Confederacy, will deliver an nddross on the occasion. All who attend will he ontortlned by this noble old vot oran. A full turnout Ib solicited. J. W. GOLLEDGE, Com. G. H. imUCE, Adjt. SANTA FE EXCURSIONS. Washington's birthday colobration, Laredo, Texas, flO.CG. Monterey, Mexico, Sll.CG, Fob. 21 and 22, limit Fob. 2G. Oklahoma, O. T., annual convention Oklahoma Livestock Dealors' Associa tion, $3 Fob. 9, 10 and 11, limit Fob. 14 to return. Battleships of tho Atlantic squadron nt Galveston $8.80. Dato of sale Fob. 19, 20 and 21. Limit Feb. 23, 1903. Mobile, Ala., and Now Orleans Mar- dl Groa Carnival, Mobllo $22, New Orleans $17.05 Feb. 17 to 22d. Limit ed to Feb. 28. W. A. DASHIELL, Ticket Agent. r.hnlr. Rncn Rushes. Itoso bushes' at half price as long ns they- last. Well roJfSd Bushes from .20c to 2Gc. , G.'A. PICMN, S-tf. 7J! A street". Northwest, Thero Is no foundation to bo com pared with ono made of crushod stone, W,rlto A. N.; Lauderdale at Dougherty, i. t. . 14-lra. "Othello." Charles D. Herman and tho famous Wardo company will prosont "Othollo" 'at tho opera houso next Thursday night. Tho company supporting Mr. Herman Is tho same company that supported Frodorlck Wardo last sea son. 8-5t. Mnjestlo Slool Itangos, nono othor as good. WILLIAMS, COnilN & CO. Ardmore Drug Co. Lou Al, Frame, DruggUt. Pare Drugs and tho finest line Cigars in tho city. o Wall Paper; PAINTS AND OILS, t. N. COLEMAN'S. At the Opera House, Feb. 12. A VERITABLE WINDFALL. Shawnee Finds $20,000 Due Her From Poll Tax Collections. Shawnee, O. T., Feb. 10. At a rc- cont meeting ot the city council IL K. TImmons, tho First ward roprosonta- tlve. reported that a largo amount of delinquent taxoa belonging to this city was In tho county treasury and ho suggested tho hiring ot an oxport accountant to make an. examination of tho records and report In a short time. Tho suggestion was adopted and the. accountant has found $18,000 or $20,000 belonging to Shawnee, col lected by tho salo of property on which taxes had not been paid. This ox tends only over a fow yoars, but tho records will bo followed back to tho beginning ot tho city's organization. Tho news of this windfall Is very wel come at this time as Shawnco Is al most In a bankrupt condition. Nearly all of tho city funds nro depleted and overdrawn and tho money Is badly needed. Dan Trout, charged with woopon, was brought up yestorday by Deputy Norton and gavo bond In the sum of $250. For Sale. Flfteon hundred bales of hay at 35 cents a bole. This hay Is first-class and of oxcellent-quality. ' F; McWHORTEIt, 11-Gt. ,' Lonb Grove, L T. If It's Valentines you want, see Ram sey. 19-m Popular . with particular people. Castle! Hall Go cigar. ' C-tf. Chicken Feed Cheap at E. B. Pugh's 2-lm. i Your Watch or Clock, llepalred and put In good fix. Jewelry of all sorts mended and polished, and all sorts or ongravlng neatly executed nt Nolaml & Rollins' at reasonable prices. lOtf Charter Oak stoves for fifty-three years tho standard. WILLIAMS, COItHN & CO. Tho up stairs shoo shop has best light, (loos best work, usos best leath er and silk thread, best prices. For oxport repairing come. First stairway cast of Lynn's shoo store. 18d&wlm H. J. DIXON, Shoemaker. For ballast and concrete work thoro Is nothing compared to crushed stono, A. N. Lauderdale, Dougherty, I, T. 14-lm. ' is? & We also Guarantee this Company to be Up-to-Date in Every Way. MORGAN & BONNER, Managers. PER 3.0 N A L MENTION. C. II. Grllllth Is hero from Wnpa nucka. W. E. Sandors la In tho city from Fort WorUi. G. Pentlcost of Fort Worth Is In tho city today. Charlie Carter came In last night from South McAlostor. ' J. D. Halnwator of Tomplo. O. T., Is in tho city on buslnoss. Wm. F. Warren and F. W. Fisher are In Uio city from Uorwyn. ,,i Mr. and Mrs. Geo. W. Burrls came. over yestorday from Tishomingo. , James Salisbury, from Pawnee, O. T., Is In tho city visiting Ills brothert Will, who is tho manager of tho Pos tal tolograph ofllco bore. C. C. Hanks, a Mississippi Choctaw of Wolf county, Ky., camo In yostor day and will settle horo and oak for his allotment. Thoro will bo about 200 of them. Boforo you go 'phono 74. 9-lm. To Whom It May Concern: I am not and will not bo a candidate fof ro-electlon at the coming election. I. It. BEST, Alderman Second Ward. The Cotton Market. Tho cotton market opened steady this morning and soon wont up a lit tle, afterward closing Irregular from two to three points down. Lint cotton was. worth from 7c to 8c, whllo seed cotton was worth from 2c to 2Vc. Tho receiptB for tho day amounted to about ton balos. Heat and Light. Dr. J. H. Handles has returned from a visit to Oklahoma and Kansas. Tho doctor says that ho Is a member of a gas company which, within a few days, will submit a proposition to the city council to heat and light tho city. The company has extonslvo gas and oil holdings at Chanuto, Kansas, and say that thoy will undortako to heat and light this city within two years. All tho company asks Is protcctlvo fran chise If tholr efforts aro successful. Tho ladles ot tho Broadway Metho dist church will glvo a Valentino social at ho homo of Mrs. J. F. Iloblnson Sat urday afternoon and evening. A nice program has been aranged and evory ono Is promised a good tlmo. Advertise In tho Eastor number of tho Orlo Magazine. Ovor 1,000 copies will bo circulated. It will pay you, and you will help towards getting a young men's reading room. The SonB of Confederato Votorans will hold a big mooting at tho city hall Friday night. Tho Confodorato votor nns are Invited and will bo given seats of honor. Everybody como. Tho old hall will ring with short and oloquunt speeches. Tho session will bo a short ono and when flio camp has adjourned the young mon of tho city will organ- ho a social club. You'll bettor under stand the objects of tho latter when you havo been Initiated. Como out and take part. Edgar Smith's friends will regret to learn that ho Is suffering severely with his eyes. Ho has recently been In Texas under the treatment of a spe cialist but has grown no hotter. Sam Noblo of this city Is managing tho No bio Bros' & Smith store at Madlll. A BOLD HOLD-UP. Occurs Within 200 Yards of Main Street. From J. C. Elliott who live In Northwest Ardmore, wo get tho fol lowing story in which his son, Dawson, aged Ufl years, was tho victim; About 9 o'clock last Saturday night the young man was proceeding homo on horseback, and at a point about 200 yards north of tho Wost End Wogon yard ho ovortook two mon afoot and poko to them. Thoy Immediately stopped and at tho point of n pistol domanded his -money. Elliott thought thoy woro two of his nolghbors playing a prank on him, but ono caught hold of tho brldlo of tho horse whllo tho other secured his money, amounting to $3.1G. They then told him thoy had seen tho tlmo they could havo used his horse and saddle, but had no need for It now. Thoy concluded by giving him a good round cursing and walked away. Tho young man says both mon woro masked, ono with a whho rag ovor his fnco and tho other had a black mask. Vnlontlnos of all kinds at Ham-19-m. seys. Among tho Woodmen delegates to tho city Is Mrs. L. C. Young of Law ton, who formerly lived In this city, and has many friends hero. Mrs. Ruth W. McNoll of Marietta, delegate to tho Woodmen Circle con vention. Is a guest nt tho homo of Mr. and Mrs. Porter Staples. ' Dolph McBrldo and family wlio form erly lived hero but moved to Shawnee; haVO como back to Ardmoro to make (his their home. Mrs. H. Lowonsteln left today for St. Louis to purchaso spring millinery and ladles' furnishing goods. .Mr. and Mrs. Moran Scott camo back rom Gainesville today. Mrs. Scott S very much Improved. W. G. Nichols, a promlnont young business man of Tishomingo, was visitor to Ardmoro yostertlay. Josso Mooro ot Buckhead, O. T., is a business visitor to Ardmore. The Jailer's Rules. Jailor J. D. Holsloy wishes us to stato to tho public that tho original Jail rulos will bo strictly adhered to at tho Jail In tho future. LawyorB can seo tholr clients fitom 9 to 11:30 a. m. and tho visitors can seo tholr friends from 1 to 3 p. m. Died, this morning nt an early hour, flvo miles southwest of Ardmoro, Uio 2-year-old son of Charley Greenuck, of diphtheria. Greenuck is a Cuban Tho Benevolent Society will meet In regular session tomorrow at tho homo of Mrs. A. C. Cruce. Elks Will Meet. Tho Elks' Lodgo will moot In regu lar session at tho Elks' hall Friday ovenlng at 8 o'clock. A full attend anco Is deslrod. J. C. GRAHAM. E. R R. U SANDERS, See. 8tolen $50 Reward. Stolon from Pike, I. T on tho night of February 4, 1903, two brojvn mules, ono ranro and ono hOrse, 7 years old, from 14 to 146 hands high, branded W on right shouldor. Will pay $50 reward for return of animals. COX & TAYLOIl, ll-d&w. Pike, I T Bright Future for Territory. Washington. Feb. 10. R. N. Butter- worth of Now York Is In Washington on his way homo from a trip through tho Indian Territory. "Tho Torrltory contains some of tho finest agricultural lands In the coun try," said Mr. Buttarworth. "The nllotment of land to the In dians by tho government has been nearly completed. Each Indian will bo awarded about 320 acres, worth about $3.25 nn aero. Tho division has been made with tho Crooks and Choro- kee. and that with tho Choctaws and Chlcknsaws will bo made duilng tho noxt six weoks. Of tho allotment made to each Indian, ho will bo al lowed to soil an eighth of It after tho first year, or ho may dlsposo of half of It after flvo yoars, but tho remainder must bo kopt ns a homestead for twen ty years. This insures thoro never bolng without a homo, and, ns tho land is productive, thoy should be ablo to make a fair Incomo annually. At pres ent thoro aro no whlto Bottlers owning property In tho Torrltory, but somo of them havo leased land from tho In dians, this bolng nllowablo under tho conditions laid down by tho govern ment. In fact, thero aro so many un der this condition that tho whites out number tho Indians nearly four to ono, and thero aro about 100,000 Indians. A strictly high grade cigar Castlo Hall. ,i c-tf J. V. Tuckor and Goorgo Holder have formed,. a partnership In tho street sprinkling business and will put in two now- s.irlnklors as soon a3 they oan bo shipped from Dallas, 10-2t TUCKER & HOLDER. Ask for a Castle cigar of tho year. Hall- -lendlng Gc Ctf. Leave bus and carriage calls at City Livery 8tublo. Phono 27.' lMm T. B. OATHEY. nftonoy to Loan on porsonsl property, houaubnld Roods, pianos, live stock and bill," Rlee, and Wagons. Business strlotly oonlldontlnl, Mm Tm K 1 R fB Yk Noble Bldg, J. Wood Taliaferro, Funeral Director and Licensed Embalmer. Ofllco open day and night. First door east of A. F. Jones' grocery store, corner Main and C streets. P. & F. Molasses Standard of the World s t I s We carry a fresh sizes at all times. J TYLER & 0 Wholesale Subscrlbo for tho Ardmorelto. In the Springtime every man's mind turns lightly to thoughts of ONION SETS We have a large supply of them, and of every thing else necessary to plant a garden. The approach of the spring scison naturally declines prices in strict ly winter food and feed. We are always equal to uie occasion. Among h this class of items are Canned Goods, Corn, Oats, Hay, Bran, Chops, Cotton Seed Meal. A. A. BAILEY f House Cleaning I do General House Oleaninc ami do it right. Do nil pnch work as lay new carpets, clean old ones, varnish and repair furniture. AH Work Guaranteed. Sim King, The Mouse Cleaner. Leave orders at J.A.Lentherwood.s Store. Modern Samaritans of America. Pay you for being sick Rooms in Noble Bldg. For further information, tee me at office or on street, I. R. BEST. I I t I I $ stock of it in all SIMPSON, Distributors.