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Whereas, a vacancy exists In the city council on account of tho resig nation of Dr. W. T. Oardnor, alder man from tho Fourth ward of said city: and, Whorcas, said resignation has been tendered and accepted by said coun cil for more than six months next be fore tho general election. It Is, thorcfore, hereby proclaimed that a special election will bo hold In Ardmore, Indian Territory, on Satur day, October 3, 1003, In tho store building of Williams, Corhn & Co., In said city for tho purpose of elect ing one aldorman from tho Fourth ward of said city, said alderman to fill tho unexpired term of Dr. V, T. Gardner. That tho polls shall opened at 8 o'clock a. m. and close at sunset on tho same day. Lum Johnson, W. T. Simmons and Frank Uerryhlll having been appoint ed Judgos, nnd Frank Wytnoro ad Frank Fettltt having been appointed as clerks of said election by tho Judge of the United States courts for the Southern district of the Indian Territory, nro hereby selected to hold said election, and mako their return thereof as by law required. In testimony whereof, vltnes3 my hand and seal of offlco this 22d day of September A. D. 1903. (Seal) H. W. DICK, Mayor City of Ardmore, Indian Territory. First published Sept. 22, 1903. HEWITT. Special Correspondence. Hewitt, I. T., Sept. 21. Everybody busy now gathering corn nnd picking cotton; tho yield Is very light. Some seed cotton going through hero en routo to Ardmoro. Farmers should llguro on tho dlrtsrcnco In the profit boforo selling their cotton In the seed and If posslblo patronize homo Industry. Wo had a good shower last Wednes day but still not sutriclent to have much stock water which Is getting very scarce. Farmers around hero aro rejoicing over tho present prlco of cotton which will tend to lessen tho dliiappolntmcnt caused by short crop. Dempsoy Daker, who lived In tho black Jacks died "last Friday night nnd was buried Saturday at Hewitt gravo yard. Deceased leaves a wife and child. Dr. Whlto has returned from an ex tensive trip and Is preparing to move to tho Creek Nation. Mrs. Alex Garner of Kiowa is visit ing relatives here. Thcro was an ice cream social at Mrs. Hortens on Saturday night, a largo crowd was In attendance. Thero was a candy breaking at D A. Todds on same night for tho little folks nnd all had a Jolly time. Hewitt gin has put out about twen ty-thrco bales already this season. ll.-tllllil Hit Ilnek. "Slii'V wry Kindlon," wild one wom an. "Yes," answered the other. "Ami doesn't seem to euro for gos siping In tlu lriist." "Ob. I don't know nbout that." nil Hwiu'i'd thf other with n smile; "she merely prefers to ttilk about Melon of Troy ami ltomeo nnd Juliet to pitying attention to what Is going on In her own neighborhood." Washington Star. Stolen $20 Reward. Stolon, ono buckskin, or dim-colored horse, nbout 1414 hands high, branded HJ on left hip and A on loft shoulder. A heavy red leather saddlo mado by J. I j. Johnson, Ardmore. This saddle had namo Almon James Btampcd on cantel of saddle. Also ono brown horse, 14 hands high, branded A J on left hip. whlto spot In fnco, hair on tall Is very thin. This horso had on largo red leather saddlo when stolon. I will pay a roward of $10 each for tho nors-3. 13. JA5IES, 23-2w. Berwyn, I. T, Popularity Is too often measured by tho pop of tho cork. FOSTER. Spcclnl Correspondence Foster, I. T., Sept. 21. Wo aro hav ing some lino weather for cotton pick Ing. Tho farmers nro taking advan tago of It and aro getting their cotton out. Thero has been twenty-two bales ginned hero up to this writing. Jas. T. Bcnnott and family visited undo John Hunter's family yesterday, Wo learn that Mr. Huntor has bought Mr. ncnnett'8 property in Elmore and will movo thero soon. Rev. J. It. Wilkinson closed his mooting hore Thursday night with six additions by Baptism. Ho begun a meoting at Robberson Friday night Rev. Jonos preachod horo yesterday. S. O. Eggleston shipped ono car of cattlo to Knnsas City Saturday. J. I). Tallaforo will ship elcht cars to day. D. S. Morso went to Ardmoro last week and brought back two wagon loads of hoss to feed on his farm. LOCAL MARKET8. (By M. Felker Tho following aro tho prevailing prices paid for produce today: Wheat 6G 70c. Oats 35c. Hay $.007.C0. Corn 2530c. Sweet potntoes Per bushel, "Sc. Butter 16 2-3?20c. Poultry, (By William Nowman.) Ducks, Per dozen, $1.80, Turkeys Gross, Cc. Geoso Full feathorod, 33.6c. Hens Per dozen $2.002.G0. Frying Chickens $1.502.26. Eggs Per dozon, lCc. Buttor Por pound, 20325c. Dry Hides 8 11c. Greon Hides 45c. Llva Stock. (By Cold Storago Market,) Fat cows (gross( cwt..$1.7C to $2.00 Fat calves $3.0005.00 Fat shcop, por head $2.OO0$3.OO Fat hogs (gross) 100 lbs. ,$4.G0$5.00 Wlmt 'I'lirj- Wnnlril, To explain why Ills trip bud proved ro poor, a commercial traveler once wrote n long account of how the weather had affected ImisIiickk In the territory In which he bnd traveled. In due time ho. received this; reply from his Mrm: "Wo got our weather reports from WiiBhliigtou. Don't send us nuy more. What we wnut In orders." Niil tlin Klml lie Wnnlr.l. "If you're so hard up," said the cany mark, who was temporarily unable to cxtuud the neoonimodatlon linked, "why don't you borrow some money from TltellstV" "Heavens,' no!" exelnlmed tho other "Why. ho always expects to bo pnld bnck."-Chiengo Pint. Iiiiiri-nipii( ni .Viilurr. Humble Admirer Aro the characters In your book drawn from renl llfo? Haughty Author-Did you ever sec such Interesting people in real life a my characters? Soniervlllc Journal. Wo would make fewer bulls In this llfo If we had not so ninny wrong steers. Baltimore American. BANKRUPTCY NOTICE. In the United States Court for tho Southern District of tho Indian Ter rltory, at Ada. In tho mattor of A. J. Trlplott & Co., bankrupts, in bankruptcy. To tho Honornblo Hosoa Townscnd, Judgo of tho district court for the Southern district of Uio Indian Terrl tory: A. J. Trlplott, J. E. Trlplett and S. N. McCall, composing tho firm of A. J. Trlplott & Co., of FItzhugh, In tbo Southern district of tho Indian Terrl tory, respectfully represents that on tho 9th day of March last past, they wero duly adjudged bankrupt under tho acts of congross relating to bank ruptcy; that they havo duly surrend orcd all tholr proporty and rights of proporty and havo fully com plied with all tho requirements or said acts, and of tho orders of tho court touching tholr bankruptcy. Whoreforo they pray that they may bo decreed by tho court to havo a full dlschargo from all dobts provable against their ostates under said bank ruptcy nets, except such debts as aro oxcopted by law from such discharge. Dated this 27th day of August, A, D., 1903. A. J. THIPLETT, J. 10. TRIPLET!', S. N. McCALL. Order of Notice. Unltod States of Araorlca, Indian Tor rltory, ss. Southern District. On. this 27th day of August, A. D., 1903, on reading tho foregoing petition It Is ordered by tho court that a hoar lng bo had upon tho samo on tho 30th day of Septomber, A. D., 1903, before said court at Ada, In said district, at 9 o'clock In tho forenoon, and that no tlco thereof bo published In tho Ard morolto, a nowspapor published i snld district, nnd that all known cred Itors and other persons In Interest mny nppcar at tho said time and place and show causo, If any they havo, why tho prayor of tho said petitioners should not bo granted. And It Is further ordered by tho court that tho clork shall send, by mall to all known creditors copies of said potltion and this order, addressed to thorn at their places of residence as stated. Witness, tho Honornblo Hosen Townscnd, Judgo of said court and tho seal thereof, at Ada, in said dis trict, on tho 27th day of August, A, D., 1903. (Seal) C. M. CAMPBELL, Clork. By B. P. GIBBS, Deputy Clerk. First publlshod Aug. 30, 1903.' -iht Cirnt..4 Ul -i W...l.fu...U. ''Jil'naEf.tfiCi'wy' Co. cA cn:imti.oPWa MEN AND WOMEN, Cm HI J for unnatural diichargta.lnflammatlutia. Irritation! or ulceration! of muooui matnbrantt. t'nlnlMi, and not Mtrln tent or polwnotii. Mold by MrnrsUU, or (eat la plain wrapper r axprett, prepaid, tor 1.00. or JlttlfJ.7S. Circular mb oa teqosit MARY CONNOR COLLEGE PARIS, TEXAS. A solcct school for girls and young women. Steam heat, electric lights, cold nnd hot water, equipped with all modern appliances, chemical and physical apparatus and a telcscopo for astronomical study and rosomh. A normal courso for thoso who wish to tench. A business course In book keeping, stenography and typewriting nnd a vreparatory courso for thoso not ready to ontcr tho collcgt dspart-tncnt. The g rls board In tho colleen and ato associated with the lady t-urhcta not only In tho class-room bu; In the dlnlng-ror.m, reception rails an' In iLo parlors, thereby acquiring that capo, graco and culture so essential to tl.clr comfort nnd pleuuio In after .Ifo. Tho college g uncx.-cllcl !n tbo t'outh In tho spcclnl Unit of music, art and elocution. Tl.a lenchers are all graduates of tho be.it sc&ouli of America and Europe Tho school is non-scctnr'an but Chrhl)A: in spirit "fo nnd' work. Tho gtr-3 attend tho S J 'day school nnd church of tholr cholco, accom panied by tho lady teachers. For further particulars send for our largo Illustrated catalogue. H. B. ABERNETHY, Pres. Pari. Texas. The Ardmoreite Official Journal of the Chickasaw Stockmen's Association, Plumbing! Tho time is rit efor Plumb inr work. Wo havo on hands n full supply of Plumbinc Material. We know how to do your Plumbing. Our Plumbing prices aro right. Como and see us. WEEKS BROS., Practical Tinners and Plumbers. 4f? in IndiioJu College. & Progressive Christian (Institution. Oltorrt superior ail nntaees for tho lilichor educntlon of j-ounir Men and Women. Courses In Knirllnh History, Mathomitlcx, Hclencc, Languages, Philosophy, Muslo nn.l Oratory given by n Scholarly Faculty. Location un surpassed. No Malaria. Pure Water, New liulltllntf and exten sive grounds, Kxcelent moral training, Kach pupil the object of porsonnl care, Ternin reason able Write for Catalogue. WYNNEY.000,1 T, to to to to to to J to to to to to to to to to to to ARDMORE & BOSTON COMPANY, I Capital Stock, - - - $500,000. I $100 Reward Will be paid by tue Chickasaw J Stockmen's Association for tbo arrest and conviction of anyone J atcallne stock of any kind from e any membftrof thlaAHsoclutlon. ? Notify Jell Payne. Pauls Val- S ley. Cbarley Hod, Roll, I. T., or W. L. Lapsley, Wynnowood, ! I. T., Inspectors. 5 DR. T. P. Howkll, Pres. O. V. Halky, Seo. ! HACK LINE Davis TO Sulphur. Meets all trains. Good accommodations and prompt service. Wire or telephone J. R. BLYTHE, Davis, lnd. Ter. Organised under the Inwa of the Diatrict of Columbia. Certificate filed with the Clerk of the United States Court at Ardmore. DIRECTORS: Arthur D. Hyde, Keller, I. T. Astlcy AtkiiiH, VVinthrop, Mass. J. Percy Wade, Catouflvillc, Md. Rollin F. Foster, Wollaston, Mass. Thos. A. McCormick, Roslindalc Mass. Chas. F. Richards, Cambridge, Mass. James. A. Black, Washingon, D. C. Trkasukhr: Homk Oifi'ici:: Edwin S. Conant, Sommcrsvillc, MaSB 131 State Street, Boston, Mass. This company was formed for the purpose of drillingJfor g oil on the Rector property 2 N. E. VI Sec. 10T3SK 2 V S. E. Sec. 18 T .'J S R 2 W 5 N y. Sec. 18 T 3 S R 2 W m The Directors of this company have provided funds and taken ST" stock in payment therefor for the camp equipment bottghtjfrom Weeks B ros., of Ardmore, and others, which equipment is now on the property; to i)urchasc a Star drill which drill is now on the way to Ardmore and will arrive shortly and ample funds for other preliminaries. g Subscription to the stock of this corporation may be obtained for a limited period at 1 0 cents pep share. The management is both competent and honest and stockholders will get a cood g- run for their money. ae Subscriptions may be sent to the Home Office in Boston, or jL to Arthur D. Hyde, Keller, I. T. AKUMUKt 5 LcAUlNu DArvtKY. Bread delivered daily to all parts of the city, and shipped to all points within one hundred miles. Fresh, pure, whole some bread madeevcry day. Our Clebrated Cream Graham and Rye Bread always on hand. Spiegle's Bakery, j, , Spiegle, Prop, and Mgr. 9 ,vAAAiVAAVAAAAVAAAAAAAVSAAAAAAAAA1 W Ardmor m For First-Glass J0B PRINTING it'-... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 ... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 MAKE fl PICTURE la your mind of tho stylo of Uncrcy that will uiput your every requirement, then come here nml it's ten to one we havo just the ihiiitf you want. That car of new White Elephant Vehicles Una arrived and to mid a little ginger to life during the few dull weeks we have paralyzed tho price on every buggy in the house. It goes without saying thr.t you want n WUITE ELEPHANT whon you buy; it stands to reason that you want to buy as cheaply as possible. This is the finest opportunity of tho year to GET A GOOD BUGGY CHEAP. iams, Corhn & Co., The Hardware Men. Aro You Going Wast? California or Arizona only $25.00 via t ii n Rates from Branch Line Points slightly higher. TICKETS FOR SALE Sept, 15. to Nov. 30, 1903. Tourist Sleeper, Texas to Los Angeles Without Change. I'.r Stopover Privileges, De.crlptlvo Literature, Time Card., i:to See Santn Fs Ak'OulH or adtlrea W. S. KEENAN, O. P. A., Galveston, Texas. Will ARDMORE. IKD. TER. 0000 0 000!05H90 0 000000 Warning Order. In tlio Unltod Slates Commissioner's Court In tho Indian Territory, South ern DiHtrlet, nt Ardmoro. W. T. lloglo plaintiff vs. I. H. Jac qunss dofenilant. Tho delendant, I. It, Jacqucss Is warned to appear In tills court In thir ty days and answor tho complaint of tho plaintiff, W. T. Bogle. Witnoss my hand and offlclal seal this lCth day of Soptcmbor, 1903. (Soal) T. N. HODNETT, United States CommlBslonor. I'ottcr, Howman & l'ottor, Attys. II. C. Pottorf, Atty for Non-Itesldent. First published Sept. 17, 1903. A Ho made out of wholo cloth should prove nioro satisfactory than a patcho-jl-up story. Croup. Usually begins with symptoms of a common cold; thoro Is chilliness, snoozing, soro throat, hot akin, quick pulso, hoarseness and Impel! respir ation. Olvo frequent small dosos of Ballard's Horehound Syrup, (tho child will cry for It) and at tho flrst sign of a croupy cough, apply frequently Bollard's Snorr LIulment externally to tho throat. 50 cents at W. B. Frames'.