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KNIGHTS TEMPLAR CONCLAVE. TISHOMiNQO STILL. CROWDED.
0 There is no getting around it, the bargains f are here and the people know it too, as proven $ by the contimious crowds surging through the store. We ati Enlhulasllc Over Our Millinery. We've a right to be for never before have eyes rested upon such style and beauty. The display is superb each Hat posesses some feature of fashion, Smart Styles Grand Corrmandery of the Territory Indians Expected Per Capita Payment Now In Session. Earlier Than May 4, The erand commnndcry Knights Special 'Phone to tho Ardmorolto. Templar1 tnct this morning at the Ma- Tishomingo. I. T., April 1C aniilf. Inmnln nnil tnilph tiimlnnSH was TllO Streets Of tllO Capita City aro nttnnilnil to nn lo thn noon hour. Still crowdod. but not 80 much Under n grand escort tho grand com- cltemont as on yesterday, mandor and his staff were escorted Up lo noon todny thoro had boon tit from Wlilttlngton hotel to tho asylum, 350 allotmont numbers Issued. I .... . I mt i 1 .1 1.1 JI-..I Ready to Wear Hats. whoro tho grand commandcry con vened. Tho grand commander and grand treasurer mado their reports and they woro rcfered to the proper committee Tho' committees on necrology and & LOWENSTEIN'S, HEADQUARTER'S FOR MILLINERY. There Is considerable dlssntlsfacc tlon among tho Indians on account of tho nonlssuanco of tho $40 per capita monoy, which they woro expecting. This monoy can not bo paid until tho rolls aro closed. Tho tlmo given out for the payment of all this money Is May 1. .3000 0 0 0 000000 0000000 0 000000 THOSE CHICKASAW FREEDMEN. A Friendly o It Begun to Determine the Ex-lndlan Slaves. Washington, April 15. Arguments havo been submitted In tho court of claims In tho suit brought to determine tho status of tho Chickasaw Freedmen by a treaty ratified In I860. Tho Choctawa and Chlckasaws ngrccd to -abolish Blavcry and later tho slaves woro adopted and mado members of tho tribes. Under this treaty tho In dians received $300,000 from fbo gov ernment Uy a treaty, ratified last year, It Is provided that when Uio Choctaw and Chickasaw lands wero allotted each frecdman should recelvo a homestead of forty acres. Tho In dians afterwards contended that theso homesteads should bo paid for by tho government and a frlondly suit was brought to obtain a, legal construction of tho provision. Thoro aro 5,000 frcodmon nnd tho 200,000 acres they will rccolvq Js valued at about two million dolars. Conje to W- T. REELING'S Confectionery aid fruit I have Cream Bakery Bread and Cakes always fresh. To Cure a Cold In One Day Tako Laxatlvo Ilromo Quinine Tablets All druggists refund tho money If It falls to cure. E. W. Grove's signature Is on each box. 25c. Subscribe for tho Ardmorolte. Fnlev's Kidney uure makes kldarys an:' bladder right. Ul NICHOLSON. Dentist After somo other minor business tho commandcry took reeoss until 2:30 o'clock. Following nro tho grand officers present: Daniel M. Halloy, Halloyvlllo, grand commandor. John Coyle, doputy grand comman dor, Rush Springs. Herbert J. Evans, Muskogee, grnnd generalissimo. Wo. E. Ilrown, South McAlostor, grand captain genoral. James E. Humphries, Ardmorc, grand prelate. Ira 1). Klrkland. Muskogee, grand treasurer. Jos. S. Murrow, Atoka, grand rec order. Wo. F. Bowman, Ardmoro, grand senior warder. Frank Smith, South grand jiihl6r warder. Wo lt-nm that Hon. Goo. W. Clark Is unavoidably detained In Oklnhomn and will doltvor his lecture entitled Sunsblno, nnd Whoro It Falls," next week. Soo notice later. Netv Suits Filed. In the mayor's office tho following now suits havo bcon filed: Q. W. Uonthuson vs. Hiram Wheel or, suit for damages. Hoturnablo April 20. Holman Hros. vs. Stophons, Konner- ly & Spragins Co., suit on account. Laldlaw Lumber Co. vs. J. 1). Smith stilt for $12.50 on account. Katy After that Land. Fred Raines wont to Tishomingo this morning to servo papers on tho Dawes commission when tho land offices of McAlcstcr, tho Chickasaw nation opens tomor row. Fred Smith went to Atoka tills fcdmond II. Doyle, South McAlos- nftornonn for tho snmo nuriinHO. No- ter, grand Inspoctor and drill master, tlco will bo served pn tho commls Eugene Hamilton, cwckasna, grand 8onen, in chargo of, both offices that Finest Line of Cigars in tbe City Courteous treatment to all. W. T, KEELING, 120 Muala St. COKE DANDRUFF CURE warden. ' v 1 Stephen Decker, Muskogoc, grand sentinel. Qrnnvlllo Hodges, grand1 standnrd bearer. v M. Campbell, grand sword bear er. Tills afternoon thev nro still in ARDMORE, I. T. sossion and will wind up tonight with a banquot at tho Whlttlngton. tho M., IC & T. la. still clnlmlng tho land that was mnao Initio land grunt years ago to tho- railroad company first to build through this country, nnd that they servo notico on Uio commls slon not to sogrognto any of the land In question, namely, very other see tlon for ton miles onplthor side of tho Katy tracks through tho entire territory. Muskogoo Tlmos. A CALL. Notice "Court Citizens. Vt ihn ltnitnratf-nr.fi nttnnu n t flirt I . " "w" " ' ruturo as tribes of Choctaw and Chickasaw In Hotel Morgan. Tho Danks hotel changed manage mont today and will bo known In tho 'Hotol Morgan." This Is hocnuso T. V. Morcan hns leased tho uians, wnoso rignts to cimcnsmp hnvo pmc0 and( ass,8tcd Uy Mrs. Morgan AND HAIR TONIC Grows hair keeps liair and scalp healthy. Eradicates DanJruff, Scalp Kczema. The only hair prep aration for perfect coiffure effects. COKE. Antiseptic SHAVING FOAM Docs away with soap and shaving mug. Leaves the skin soft and. velvety. AT ALL DEALERS. For sale by W. It. Frame and Ard more Drug Co. In 00c and $1.00 sizes. All barbers uso and recommond It. . been recognized and established by judgments of tho U. S. courts In tho Southern and Central districts of tho Indian Territory, heroby renuest all "court claimants" to Choctaw and Chickasaw citizenship to conveno In tho city of Ardmoro on tho 23rd da of April, 1903, at 2 o'clock p. m: to discuss and agrco upon a plan tornlse a fund with which to compcnsAto coun LfcPROsV IN TEXAS. Will Have Attention of State at Cost of $5,000 Per Annum. Austin, Toxas, April 15. Dr. Ocorgu H. Tabor, utato health olllccr, sont tho following communication to Cap tain S. H. Doyd, chairman of tho house commltteo on finance this morning: I bog to stnto to you for tho infor mation of your commltteo that tills state has within Its borders In South east Toxas a case of leprosy. Tho county In which It is located Is unable to proporly caro for and lsolnto this enso, and my opinion Is that unless a proper lazaretto Is prepared and prop er qunrantino maintained now, when it might bo posslblo to prevent Its communication to others, our stnto will beconio permanently Infected with this loathsomo nnd Incurnbto malady. This dopartmont will not bo ablo to purchnso and equip a suitable homo for this case and employ neces sary nurso and guards unless a spec ial appropriation Is mado. To do tills I estimate that It will cost $8,000 for tho first year and $G,000 a year thoro after. I respectfully request that your honorablo commltteo Include this amount In your appropriation." Tho finnnco commltto will Introduco a soparato bill to mnko an Immcdlato appropriation for this purpose Tho county whero tho caso Is lo cated Is Liberty county. The porson rcfered lo Is a woman of Arcadian descent and has been cared for by the county for sovcro months. International Correspondence Schools, Hornnton, Pn. We Olfer Intructlon In The Fallowing Subjects: Before you go 'phono 74. 9-lm, How They Stand Politically. '. In Oklahoma, Anndarko, Ijiwton, Dlackwell, Kingfisher, Norman, Old a' homa City, Chandler, 151 Itono, Weath orford, Stillwater and Pohca City all went Democratic Tho Republicans won at Shawnco Nowklrk nnd Outhrlo, At Enid and Perry party linos wero not drawn. In tho Indlnn Territory tho following towns at tho recent election went Domocratle: Muskogoo, Vlnlta, Wag- onor, Eufaula, Snllsaw, Pryor Creek, Sulphur, Tnlequah, Miami and Durant Tho Republicans carried Sapulpa and Tulsa, Okmulgoo and Purcell. Party linos woro not drawn nt Tlsh6mlngo, South MoAIestcr or Ardmorc. will conduct tho hotol from now on. Mr. Morgnn Is too well known tho traveling public to requlro any recommendation at our hands. As hotel caterer ho is no novico and will strlvp , to please all who stop at tho Hotel Morgan. Stops the Cough and Works Off the Cold. Laxative Dromo Quinlno Tablets cure a cold in ono day. No cure no pay. Prlco 25 cents. nooma 1, 2 and C, over Bonnor Bonner's. Special attention to high class and difficult cases of dentistry. Ardmore Drug Co. Lon M. Frame, Druggist. Pnrc Drags and tbe finest line Cigars in the city. Jeff D. Gordon, a prominent Chick asaw from Fleetwood, Was hero yes terday en routo to Tishomingo. H. E. Lobdoll, claim affent of tho Santa Fo road, is In tho city today sol to prosecuto to final adjudication settling up somo claims agaiust the prohibitive proceedings now pending road, In tho supromo court of tho United States Instituted by U. S. Joins against MONEY LOST IN 1901 tho Choctaw and Chickasaw citizen ship court, and which Is a test case and has for Its purnoso tho sottinir aside of tho Judgment rendered bv saia citizenship court December 17. 1902, wherein it attempted to sot aside, cancel and hold for nnnt-ht all Judgments theretofore rendered by tho monoy. Tho meadow-was thoroughly TI Ft. pniirto nf thn Qn..ii,,., r-o searcnou uui mo money eoiiiu uui tral districts In favor of "court claim. 1,0 founJ ants" under act of congress Juno 10. whll Passing over the samo mcau 189G. Tho supreme court in tho Joins ow lanu ycsieruny Mr. Mine lounu ono Ul IIIU UlllH Ul U1U fU UUUUUilllUllUM. U v. as a now note when lost and still ' rs tho number and denomination lain figures, but Is so badly rotted ii exposuro to tho-yeather Hint it 1 not boar, handling. Mr. Llttlo P. 0. Box. 862- Olflcs 328 Wash. St. F. M. SNIDER, Surveyor and Allotment Locator. Real Estate and Rental Agent. AitDMOitB, Ind. Teh. Bay and Bell Lands. Can Locate you It yon hove no Land. Prepare Maps and Make Ii I tl I . . IT... . .1- you tn Flllnt; on your Allotments at the test caso on March 23, 1903,, .allowed Found Yesterday by Frank E. Little. Well Preserved. In July of 1901 Frank E. Llttlo of I this city was haying on bis ranch six I miles from town and lost a small mom' lorandum book containing ?Sf In paper Easter Millinery If you fail to inspect our line you will ab solutely miss seeing the prettiest Hat creations in the city, Mrs.M.E.Spurgeon. i 1 tlie petition for tho writ of nrohlbltlon to bo filed, and made a rilo against tho citizenship court to show causo October 19, 190.1, in tho city of Wash ington why said writ should not Is sue as prayed for In said petition. The attornoy general of tho Unltod States has filed a motion In tho su promo court asking-said court to reset tho Joins caso for May 4, 1903, and this motion will llkoly bo granted. Wo must, therefore, without delay arrango with counsel to give this Important caso their undivided attention, Inas much as a favorable decision therein moans an abrogation or tho Judgment of tho citizenship court and a preser vation of our rights as citizens of said nations. Wo Importuno every 'court claimant" in tho Chickasaw nnd Choc taw nations olther In person or by proxy to respond to tho call or write the undersigned remitting such amounts as they are willing to contrlb uto to tho fund. T. NELSE COLEMAN. O. II. HRATCHEH, T. D. ARNOLD, S. A. nilOWN. THOMAS QIIAIIAM. This April 10, 1903. ' send It to tho United Statos trcas ury department with tho request lor new bill. f & Wall Paper, PAINTS AND OILS. . T. N. COLEMAN'S. LOST April 4th botweon South Mc Aiostor and Ardmoro by way of Tlsh omingo, on tho Choctaw train," ono throo-enrat diamond -sliir stud valu ed at 300. Liberal reward will bo paid to person finding samo and returning to Dr. J. Q. Callahan, Mus kogee, I. T. lfi-3 B. M. McKlBslcli, arrested and put In Jail yesterday charged with rapo, was discharged this mprnlng by Com missioner Ro'bnett for want of suffl cieut evidence to hold,,.. Jamee M. Golledne's Condition. James Mjfaofrcdgo, who Is lying at his homo In this city dnngorously ill, was reported worse early last night nnd ho was scarcely exported lo survlvo until morning. At 1 o'clock this afternoon ho was roportod Home what better and tho family havo the! hopes for his recovery brightened. Architecture, Architectural Drnwlnc. llookkcoiilnir, H enogrnphy, Chetnldtrr, Drnw'K Hknlch'ir.reriipeuUve, Ornamentnl UrKUn, I.tterlnit and Minn ralntlne. Mechanical DrawlnK. Hheot Metal Pattern ilrafllntr, Klectrleal Knicloeerlnir, Ktectrlcal Car Itunnlne, rirll Knulncrrlnir, llrldce r.nKlncerlnif, Hteam Knylneeclnir, Marine Knglneorlnir, HnKll'h Ilranobei, Teacblnir, Rlectrothnrapentlct. French, Herman and Hpanlsh, Mechanical Enslncnrlnir, Hboti and foundry Practice. Coal and Metal Mining, Banltary Plamblnir. IIeatlni;nod Ventilation. Navleatlon. i Tho Largoit Tocbnloal Bohonl In the World. 176,000 Htadenta, Kducatlon by Mall. Tho Twentieth Century Method, Minimum Coit. noiulti ToaltWe. Fl CRIPFIM locnl neprnnentatlTe. i Li Onirnn, omcoloNobloUnlldlnir Ilcglnnlng Monday, March 23, I will havo on salo hot bread twlco a day morning and evonlng. Try a loaf ot mother's bread. J. II. 3PEIQLB, Prop. 22 tf. Stoam ltollor Dakory. Thoro aro no better screen doors than tho "Owaso." Laldlaw has them. 10-tt Chickasaw Hotel. Oponcd under now management. Renovated throughout. Fresh bods. Flrst-clasB table MnS. M. A. HOLEMAN, Prop. 14-dwlm. flalnesvlllc, Tex. Old papers at this office 15 cents per hundred. 129,250 Eldo clgnrs smoked In Ard moro last year. IC-lm. The Dew Drop Inn Tho Cooleat Plico In town to apend your leliuro hours. TOOL AND IIILLIAHU TAPLRH at your coniinand, and tho COOLKHT SUM M Ell DniNKU will bo kept conatantly on band. HUNIIBAM, TUnB APPLE ClDKIt. COCA COLA. Try n Blase of our Lemonade and Milk Hbake, J. C. WOLFE. Propriator. i ALL THE TALK AND EXCITEMENT Incident to tbo recent city election has about subsided- Tbu largo majority of the peoplo are satisfied with the result, and havd begin to think about and discuss other important matters. Our vorv low nrices on Onnt's rood LTuderwenr for Snrinir nnd 1 Summer comfort, nnd tho Gentlemen's Shirtp. Tieu and Collare. nil come in for a fall share of praise. A satisfied bnyer is what we want, A disatisQcd wearer of & Kenmne Hamilton Brown Shoe or Slipper is very hard to find in any part of America, and that's the only kind of a Shoe we buy or sell for Men, Women, Boys, Girls, Children and Bablcfc $1.00 up to $3 50 will buy a pair of Unmilton-Brown Shoes or Slippers, correct styles arjd reliable Roods. A dollar and a quarter will buy a Man or Boys' genuine Ilamilt.on-Drown Shoo tbnt is nil leather and stylish enough to wear anywhere, anil $1 75, $2.00 up to $3.50 for n full Patent Leather, will buy footwear that, you havo herstoforo paid nearly double for. Think about this and see our full liM of Unmilton-Brown goods. Don't pay $3 '00 and $5 00 for a Straw lint up to dntp in every particular, wheti you can buy one from us for $1 25 to $1.50 that looks as good and is as good to most people who me very particular ubont their headwear. We have nil other ?'!? of Straw Dais from $1.00 down to 5 cents, and thoy are now Hats too. The line of Men's Spring and Summer Uuderwpnr we are showing nt 50c and even the 25c goods aro remarkable values, nnd men who are financially nble to pay any prion for Underwear that suits them, ore tho ones wl o ore buying these goodB. Our first months business in Ardmore ha3 demonstrated the fact that Men's good Tailor Made Trousers will sell- Wo received onr third shipment todny. We will sell you a firct clnss pair of well fitting pants nt $5 00 down to $1.50. Tou have hn invitation to call nnd inspect our goods whethrr you buy or not Yonrs for Business. 3 225 Main St. O. L. DENNES. Licensed to Wed. Albert Yonntr, Madill. and Eunice Itccd, Oakland. Orlio Holder, Tyler, and 7.w Jef frey, Provence no'th tho nbovo couploi were united in marrinRo by Doputy Clerk N 11 McCoy in tho dork's office. They wanted Mr. McCoy to marry both couplos at onco, but Mr. McCoy told them that ho preferred to tako them ono at a tlmo. as ho undertook to per form a double marrlagu onco ami came very near marrying tho motr to lu wrotiB Indies. Both couples have the congratulations of tho Ardmorolto Mrs. Emma Conner Dead. At C o'clock this morning Mrs. Km ma Connor, wife of II. C.Copner, died at tho family residence on Gladys. street. Tho deccasod died of a ma llgnaut typo of malarial fovcr after an Illness of two woeks. Sho was twenty-six years old and lcavq3 a sorrowing husband and three llttloi children. Hor funoral will tako placesbmo tlmo Thursday. Gaines LEASES. LEADER FLOUR. PURCELLHILLJEIIVATOR PURCELL Absolutely the best Flour sold in the Indian Ter ritory. If you are not using it, give it a trial. I! ft Bubscrlbo for ths Ardmordtc. vino Hcgister.