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BIDNBY BUaOB, Proprietor. toured at tho Postofflco at Ardmoro as Socona-ciass Ainu Novemperzjiotfj. rabllshed Every Afternoon (except . t n..-J. IfiiMlnif Katuraayj, anu buuuujt wuiumx DMc of Fabllcatlon: North WaBhlng ton Street . SUBSCRIPTION HATES! Bs wtok ... Vat month a year .16 .50 $5.00 m.neeiiMtl MTWOPAPER of tho n4.4 qi.Ii rnni-t for the Southern Wttrict Indian Torrltorr; also for the Chickasaw BtocK Aisociauuu ui Imdlan Territory, anu mo omcnu uuu f th city. ...iu,ii. rnflnrtion UDOU tho f,, t VM WM tharacter or reputation m nuj ;i -.ui-h mav ) nrlntnii In thO ATQ sorelte, or any article baaed on ro- orta that are raiso win uo giui mi rected If brought to tho attention of Ue publisher. TIME TABLE, ulf, Colorado A 8ants Fe Railway. (Southbound) Salveston & Chicago Exp.. .3:40a.m. CUburne & K. G. Exp.... 4:26p.m. (Northbound) Salvstton & Chicago Exp.. 12:36 v.m. Olebnrn & K. 0. Exp 11:20 a.m. Choctaw, Oklahoma and Gilf Railway. Arrive at Ardmore 1:46 p. m. bears Ardmore 2:36 p. m. feocal frolght carrying paBBongera aho, Ko tralna on Sundayi. Alt United State mails doso 30 alautea prior to train time. DAVID RBDF1ELD, P. U. U yem turn In a fire alarm by Ule thone, don't call for tho Cro depart ment, but tell "Central" -where tho Ire li. L. O. SLAUGHTER, Chlof. j Uie theLong-DlBtancoTelophono and call up PHONE NO. 6, If you want tho Ardmorelte. Ardmore Friday, June 19, 1903. Tho Ardmorolto dealrcs to an nounco thnt Sir. A. L. Atlixms Is nn actlvo employo of this paper, In tho paclty of soliciting subscriptions, Ay advertising. WV) choorfully re commend Mr. Adams to tho people Any favors shown him In his work will bo duly appreciated by tho pub lisher. SIDNEY suaas. Kentucky feudists aro now debating with much animation tho question of -whether It Is right to assasslnato a man on Sunday. Attorney Folic of Missouri Is very popular slnco ho began his fight against tho boodlers as hns been ovcry other champion of1 honesty who has had tho courago to uso his ofllclal Influence to turn tho rascals out. Ono reason that such men aro bo popular la that they aro very rare Organized labor can claim another victory slnco tho American book com pany has consented to placo a union label on all U,p b,ooks sold In Montana. Tho alternative was union label or no books In the Montana school and after n fight of sbTdral years tho Intarmv tlonal typographical union Wbn'out. V sfcr General Brlstow's sensational reply to S. WIiTulIoen's charge In tho post offlco department scandal has been xnado public. Many frauds upon tho government aro shown, and "Irregu larities'' (attributed to former Post-master-General Smith to his first as sistant, General Stone, and to J. P. Wlllet, ex-postmaster of Washington, D. C. Thoso who think that Indian Terri tory cannot keop paco with tho pro gressiva band wagon must bo asleep. Tako for lnstanco, hor military fea tures and wo find thoro aro two first battalion first regiment headquarters. Tho first ono wap organized at Ard moro and lator Muskogoo "butted In." And with hor usual excellent spirit to bo "first or bust," tho Dawes com mission town Is working Btrcnuously to claim procedonco In tho matter. Ardmoro clearly has tha.clnch as roc? ords of organization will show. Wo understand, however, that correspond ence Is passing botween tho two de partments with a view of amicably amalgamating and settling tho matter. Thlo should be done as a rlvalrous contention would seriously rotard and probably hinder cntlroly tho recogni tion expected from tho national de partment Salary Instead of Fees. LnroJo, Tox., Juno 18. Wm. Han son, United Statos marshal for tho Southorn district of Toxns, spent sev eral days in this city, having recently returned from Washington, D. C. whero ho was successful In Inducing tho department to placo tho deputy marshals In thlo district on an nunual salary of $1,200 In lieu of the foes which horotoforo havo constituted their solo pay. Ho left this morning on a trip down tho river to Drownsvlllo to Inform his deputlos of (ho now ordor. ROOSEVELT IN VIRGINIA. Tho pr Udent has uItol Mi? Unl- vttrlty oT Virginia, 'i w been hosplln h.y, oven cniliuslastlr.. My, received by fnotilty nnl student, tut J has sli-ud v'th bowed head at tiic tomb of Jcf ffron nil of which w.u very beconv Ip upon tho part of butt, the hotts n'd tho distinguished gtiei's Put Roosovolt sho' lug reverence fot Jeffcrvm wos mo..' polltenot-ii, If it was not really Pickwickian, for, of ci'rsc, ho has no ivniiMilby with Mr. Jtfferson' stutosmnnjulp. Uo Is an ether sort altogether. Ilj no stretch Imagination can wo conceive imy I'i'ng In common between tho politi cal principles of tho father of Domoc rr.c.v and 'he exponen'. Republican Imrerlallsm no mor, t ojt. 1 nu lclongs to all American to Lincoln and Davis, to Durr and Hamilton, to Sumner nnd Toombs, to Blnlno and Hill, to Cloveland nnd Bryan", to John son and Hanna, to DIvIno Trustco liner and John Mitchell to any pair of antitheses In American political history. And tho president mado a speech It was a good speech, too, cntchy, ebul lient speech, Just tho thing to bring applatiso from collego boys fresh from tho gridiron and thrilling with Ideas of patriotic achievement. "I want tho United States," ho said. "to conduct Itself In foreign matters as you of Virglula believe a prlvato gentleman should conduct himself among his fellow citizens. (Clucra and applause.) "I ask that wo Bnndlo ourselves with a view nover to wrong "tho weak and novor to submit to Injuries from tho strong." (Applauso). Now this Is very fotchlng. Wo can lmnglno tho boys swelling up .with all tho old Southorn chivalry and prldo that ntado tho period of their fathers tho most plcturcsquo In Ameri can nnnals. Hut Just whoro It tho application? A Southorn gontloman conducts himself Just lllto a gontlo man of any other section or age. Ho Is n llttlo quicker on trlggor, perhaps, slightly moro sensitive) nnd moro ox acting of porsonal and domostlc amon- ltl88, but ho novor goes around look ing for an Insult. That is tho way of tho bully ho Is always looking for a scrap and conjuring up a provocation. Has anybody been Insulting or af fronting tho United States? Or Is tht, president hunting troublo? Wc fear ho has mado an inoppor- Hi no appeal to tho Southern codo and Is confusing dcslro with occasion. Ho scorns to bo longing for nn oxcuso for displaying courago. That Is Mr. Roosevelt. Ho Is n small boy playing "big Injun". Of courso ho would fight tho Indian but ns thcro Is no Indian to fight, ho must piny horolcs. Fort Worth Register. SHOOTING NEAR WYNNEWOOD. One Cattleman 8hots Another Qut-the Wounds Will Not Prove Fatal.' Special 'Phono to tho Ardmorelte. Wynnowood, I. T., Juno 19. A cat tleman named Robcrson was shot by another cattleman named Leo threo miles west of hero yesterday. Tho two men nro , partners In tho cattlo business. Tho story of tho shooting, as told by Robcrson, tho wounded man, Is thnt Leo carao" to him yesterday morning and asked him to go with him to jjeo about somo of their cat"tlo on tho river west of Wynnowood, nnd that ho (Robcrson) had better tako a gun along, ns tho negroes In that section woro pretty tough and they might havo somo trou ble Robcrson wont with him, nnd as thoy woro riding nlong together, with U'0 to his loft and Bllghtly bohlnd him, Leo said: "Roborson, d n you, you havo been stealing my cattlo." Roborsou turned to look back nnd I-oo fired, tho ball striking Roborson to tho right of his noso, passing through tho cheok bono and lodging In his head. Roborson Is roportod as bolng somo hotter this morning and It Is not be lieved that tho wound will prove fa tal. 1A20, who camo hero nnd Burromior ed, will not tell anything regnrdlng tho shooting, oxcopt that ho shot Roberson In solf-dofonse. IMPROVEMENT AT ROFF. Square Dale Gin and Electric Light Plant Secured. Ron. I. T.. Juno 18. Tho Roff com mercial club closed a contract today with a Dajlas, firm to arect a four stand sovonty-saw square halo gin and an oloctrlc light plnnt. A bonus of $100. which was first subscribed, was raised to $S00 In a Tew minutes. Tho two plants are to bo run In cpnuoollqn nnd will bo nn up to date dutntTn" ovory rospoct. Work 18 SPromgnxaJfJ.onca nnd too plants to bo In optrntMn by Oct. 1. Going? Vos, I'm going, and wilt tako ovory mombor of my family. U'b a into ouuug lor a worKing man nnd It's pchc"ap.l5 jrlsWlngo nndjroturn forl75 cents. NEWO OVER 'PHONE. Wynnewood. A nlco shower of rain fell hero this morning. Derwyn. C, L. Hlood, who hns been missing for Bovcrnl days and who It was fear ed had mot with somo accident, re turned last night from Tishomingo. Mrs. Freeman died yesterday near hero. Tho remains woro burled by tho citizens of this placo today. A flno rain fell hero today. Bob. Wo had a light rain hero this morn ing and from tho nppcarnnco of tho weather wo mny havo more. Tho farmers aro still busy cutting their oats. Leon. Illlly Dyrd of Purcoll Is hero look ing after tho collection of tho cattlo tax. Mr. Turner Is hero representing Ty ler & Simpson. Court Prultt is In town from C-rr, Charles Graves nnd Charles Dicker son left ycBtcrdny for Texas. Provence. A nlco rain visited this section thl.i morning. A. n. Vnndlver Is on the sick list. Mannivllle. Wo had a good rain hero this morn ing. J. W. Smith Is hero representing the Ardmorolto. Dixie. Mrs. Zuln Ragsdalo of Ardmoro Is hero visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Johnson. Rev. Jackson went to Woolsoy to day. Cornlth. John Hoffman and C. M. Joiner of Ardmoro were hero last night Zan Williams of Tyler & Simpson Is hero today. Thoro has boon ti number of peoplo In this section tills wook looking for land, nvnllnblo for allotment. n. V. Maddox from Caddo was here yesterday. Sovoral pnrtlos from this placo wont solnlng yostorday and secured a mini bor of fish. Mllo. Wp had a nice showor of rain to day. Tho worms havo almost stopped eating on tho cotton crop.. Thcro Is consldoruhlo slcknoss In this section. Woodford. Miss Flosslo Hondon wont to Ard moro today. Jtov. Stevenson from Mllo Is hero to day. Dr. Davonport has returned from Madlll. Walter Tarranco, a former Wood ford barber, Is hero today. Miss Bolsseau from Texas Is hero visiting her uncle, Mr. Gordon. Will Dell of Wood county, Texas, Is hero with cattle. Virgil Londrum passed through to day en routo to Ardmoro with about 400 head of cattle, which ho will ship from that point Elk. I. E. Harmon Is bulldfng a new barn. Tho young folks had a flno enter tainment at Miss Dickorson's last. night They will bo cut 'way down Satur day at LEATHERWOOD'S. Tho ball game at Tishomingo Surt- day will bo n warm number. Tho boys havo their working clotlios on nnd in tend to win. Ardmoro peoplo nro go ing by tho coach load. Round trip over tho Choctaw routo only 7G cents. PASSENGER DIES ON TRAIN. Body Put Off at Pauls Valley Was En Route to Bellvllle, Texas. Spoclal "Phono to tho Ardihoroite. Pauls Valloy, I. T.. Juno 19. A nos- Bongor on this morning's southbound train, supposed to bo U. Lowls. died suddenly about 4:10 o'clock botweon I'noll nnd this place. Tho body was put off hero and turn. od, over to Undertaker Harare. A memorandum book and other evldcnco on his porson led to tho belief that his nnmo was Lows. It Is supposed that ho was a membor of tho Royal Arch Masons and tho Woodmen of tho World, as ho woro embloms of thoso two ordors. Ho had purchasod a tick- ot from Oklahoma City to Bellvllle, Toxas, and telegrams havo been sent to both plncos for Information concern ing him. Soo tho shlrtwnlst display at Leath orwoods. 35 cents buys something real nlco. Cuts, Bruises and Burns Quickly Healed. - Chnmborlaln's Pain rtntm in nn nr.ii. Boptlc llnlmont, nnd when applied, to cuts, brulsos nnd burns, causes thorn to heal without maturation and much moro quickly than by tho usual treat- luiuv. lui duiu uy xjuy UVUg HlOrO, P. J. Ramsey and, Ardmoro Drug Co. J m jjr j liwiicj' ana i ill cures colds, prevents pncumoalk NERVE AND QUICK ACTION COUNT MUCH. You Want Your Money's Worth. HERE YOU GET IT. Friday -Saturday We make the followfng tempting prices; good for these two days only: Program for the two Days as follows: A Bright, New Display of Madras, Ginghams and Lawns in ail the new stripes and colors, regular 8 cent goods. These will be specialties for the two days at - 5cts Our Staple Department is prepared to serve our guests with the fjllowing dainty prices: Long8dale Green Ticket Do mestic, 10 yds to a custo- Cjr mer, at per yard - 0 2 C Yard-wide Black Taffeta Silk, our 75c leader, Friday and Znr Saturday at per yd - - 0 1 C Corded Waist Silk in white and colors, regular 35c goods, 4 q Friday and Saturday - I C Pure Brass pins, our regular 5c sellers, three papers We have prepared quite a feast in our Gent's Department as follows: Gent's Hose, regular 15c sellers in new and nobby colors and black,these two days 1 pr lCr to each customer for - lv Gent's regular 25c Hose, some of the nobbiest brought out this season go in this sal6 at i n per pair - - I I C Men's elastic seam drawers, regular 50c per pr kind, go these two days at 33c or three pr to one customer at Genuine Balbriggan Q 4 nn undershirts P $1.00 We have a few more pieces of Dotted Swiss 38 inches wide, reg ular id cent goods, go in tins sale at - - - - 5c iu cent goous, go in tins sate at 5C Just received a large shipment of new figured assorted patterns '"v of calico. rice jlS CaSh lOS-llO 15ABT MAIN ST.. ARDMORE, I. T. WYNNEWOOD. Spoclal Correspondence. Wynnowood, I. T., Juno 17. J. E. Robortson and W. R. Lee, two farmers and stock raisers, wero riding nlong todny somo seven miles south of hero nnd becoming Involved In a dispute about somo cattlo they pulled their pistols and Robortson was shot in tho cheek, though not very seriously, It Is reported. Tho thermometer was 94 degrees In tho shado today, and rain Is need In somo places. Wlynnewood had an Importation of boozo'two or throe days ago and as a natural result several scraps wero In evidence, with nobody hurt but several tines to bo paid. A very small portion of whisky mixed with tho prevailing territory drinks Is calculated to mako men very drunk. In fact tho terrltcrial drinks, such as aro sold here, unfrequently nc- compllsh that result. Tho writer has lived whero they had tho open saloon; ho has always been tho avowed enemy of tho liquor tratuc but during tho year or moro that ho has lived In tho tcriitory ho can sim ply say, Uiat Is a question in his mind of very gravo doubt, as to whether It would bo bettor for a community to havo Its open saloon than It Is to bo situatod as aro tho people in this sec tion with much of tho evils of tho traffic and so llttlo law to protect themselves. Tho city council of Wynnewood havo unanimously mado up their minds thnt tho slot machlno must go. SCHOLARSHIP IN GAINESVILLE COLLEGE GIVEN AWAY. Paying Employment for the Summer Months A Liberal Commission on Every Dollar Appeals to Ambitious Young People. Wyneowood, I. T Juno 18. Tho public school board elected a full corps of teachers yesterday. Prof. C. H. McCord was elected principal some time ago. Mr. IClng of Kansas City was hero last night negotiating with tho board for tho purchnso of tho bonds. With tho synodlcal collego located hero and a $15,000 public school building Wynnowood will bo qulto, n school center. We nro needing a good rain. Crops look vory well for tho lato soasou. E. A. Ilutt Is biilldlng n flno rosl 'donee. Ed "Strong has Just comploted n nlco llttlo homo. , ,t.., Mrs. Judga IcMlUandias ben qulto sick but is mueii belter .now, ' , Green grass, cooling shodca nnd gold water aro (good, thln.,i of old suminer tjmo, If l is' an Ico chest, water cooler or lawn mower you need. C-tf. WILLIAMS, CORHN'& CO. Tho Dally and Weekly Ardmorelte 'offer to somo young man or young lady an opportunity to easily earna scholarship In ono ot the best, bust, ncsa colleges ot tho country, To. ob tain this scholarship you aro required only to do a small amount of work among your friends and to add profit to tho pleasure of tho work, tho Ard morolto will pay you for all you do. On October 1, 1003, wo will glvo to tho boy or girl sending us In the largest number of annual weekly sub scribers n scholarship including a thorough courso In bookkeeping, shorthand or banking, in tho Gaines villo Duslness Collego of Gaines ville, Texas. Tho contest begins Juno 10 and ends at 12 o'clock mid night, Sept. 30, 1903. Each Dally Ardmorelto subscriber paid for two months will count aa ono nnnunl Weekly subscriber. Tho prlco of tho Weekly Is Jl a year; tho pil'o of tho Dally lb BOc a month. Retain as you pay for your work, lCc out of each dJllar. Rogular traveling solicitors and employes of tho oillco aro not ellglblo to enter tho contest. Tho proposition has merit enough to nppeal to any ambitious boy or girl. Let your friends know thnt you rant the scholarship and they wlll cjme to your assistance. Bo tho first ono to send In a list of subscribers. Tho contost places within your easy grasp tho host opportunity of your llfo for a business education. Buy n splendid Bhlrt for 25c tompr low at LEATHERWOOD'S. Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Di arrhoea Remedy. Is everywhere recognized as tho ono rcraody thnt can always bo doponded upon and that Is pleasant to tako. It Is especially valuablo for summer di arrhoea In chlldron and la undoubtedly tho means of saving tho lives of a great many children each yonr. For salo by City Drug Store, F, J. Ram soy and Ardmoro Drug Co. WANT COLUMN WANTED. WE WANT TO TRADE A smnll steam boiler and engine complete for a gasoline engine. Roberscn Mnchlnory Co. 17-d&wlw. WANTED Men to learn barber trade. Special Inducements for summer months. Positions guaranteed. Par ticulars mailed free. Molor Barber College, St. Louis, Mo. 15-C . FOR RENT. FOR SALE A !gdoW paying' business" on Main street -'Apply thls'orfec. 'Vi-ZL I Wit KKNTM.TjiVnB . - -o nuguu yard on Third avenuo and Cad,do street" Good store room'. 1 AppV Hali & Hlllls' furcitnro -storey " H-Ct. FOR RENT-Ono ipf, two furnished-. ouuia w gentlemen only. 211 Broad way. Apply Whlteman Bros. i7tf FOR RENT Five-room furnished cottago, closo In. Apply White man Bros. mft FOR RENT Ono brick store room first door south of City National bank. Apply c. P. VanDenberg. 8tf. FOR SALE. FOR SALE Ono hundred-barrel gal vanized tank at a bargain. R. T. Dallas. i(, r-i FOR SALE' CHEAP-Ono lC-horso rower traction engine, In good run ning rrder. Roborson Machinery company. 17-d&w-lw. FOR SALE, or will oxchango for hay, a good, heavy team of farm draft horses. A. F. Jones. n.Gt. TOR SALE A good milk cow and young calf. Apply to Dr. Nicholson. 12-tf LOST. LOST A brooch pin, set with dla" mond and pearls. Finder roturn to this office and get reward. 19-G IX)ST About six miles northeast of Ardmoro, on Rook Crossing rond, a largo official onvolopo containing $15 In cash, somo mining stock cor tiflcatos: also ray Confederate pa pers I will pay $5 for return of samo to mo at Ardmorelto offlco. 8-3t- J. F. SMITH. Wo aro closing out our stock of sowing machines at cost. Tho salo offers you tho finest opportunity you ovor had to own a good machlno at wholesalo cost. Stevens. Kcnnnrw a Spragins Co.