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'Or, i . 0f, VOLUME X. f HttJNEY 81HOS.) I rROIRII.llitl. I A RDM ORE. mi TEH.. WEDNESDAY EVKNING OCTOHKR 21). i)0H. SDBSCRIPTION. S5 A TEAR. NUMBER 304 ADJOURNS ANNUAL SESSION AT OKLAHOMA CITY. Methodist Ministers Assigned to Fleld6 of Labor for Another Year. Revs. Goddard and Hamll- ton Are Sent to Ardmore. Tho animal session of tho Indian Mission Conforonco finished Its labors .Monday night In Oklahoma City. Tho appointment a announced by tin bishop arc: OKLAHOMA DISTRICT. S. G. Thompson, P. E. Oklahoma City Third street, U M. IJroylot). Oklahoma City Mission to bo sup plied. Wheatland' Circuit J. H. Cance. M. D. Long, Super. Mcl.oud Circuit I,. J. Amos. Hrlstow Station A. Loo Hoyd. I'orry Station Frank Singleton. C.uthrlo Station T. L. Wppoy. I'awneo and Morrison Frank Nay lor. Stlllwator Statlonr-To bo supplied. Shawneo Station J. U. Mitchell. Shawneo Circuit G. M. Gross. Tocumsoh and Ashor W. D. Mathows. Ilellmont and Keokuk Frills J. H. Ilrooks. Barlboro and Wewoka Harry Moore. Potlawattomlc Circuit W. J. Wll .son. Hillings and Knld To ho supplied. 131 Heno Station To bo supplied. P T. McWhortcr, Super. Prague Circuit O, H. Mitchell, Su pur. Sparks Circuit It. -I. lUce, Wm. Duck, Super. Hrooklln Circuit Jas. Anin. Norman Station W. It. Smith. Yukon Circuit 1). W. Uoully. Financial Agent Bpworth Univer sity W. F. Wilson. DUNCAN DISTRICT. N. L. Linebaunh, P. E. Duncan Station John W. Sims. Comanche Station J. M. Uoy. Hastings Circuit .1. C. S. Halrd, Suiwr. Torral and Ityan It. A. Ualrd. Tomplo ClrcuitTG. A. I.ovctt. IJonver Circuit D. P. Wllbuni. Coment Circuit .1. T. Armstrong. Super. Mnrlow Station H. .1. Drown. Ilalloy Statlon-rJ. I Southward, Super. Itush Springs Circuit .1. H. Rogers, Super. Chickasha Station G. H. Ray, C R. Ray, Supor. Minco Circuit P. M. White. Anadarko Station James M. Por ter. I.awton Station A. J. Worley. Indinn Work II. F. Gassaway, Kick ing lilrd. Methvln Institute J. J. Methvln. MANGUM DISTRICT. W. S. P. McCulloucjh, P. E. Mangum Station W. H. Ropor. Mangum Mlssloi W. M. Donnhoo, Super. Granlto and Martha Circuit W. R. Morris. L. P. ANDERSON, 13. F. FRENSLEY, C. L. ANDERSON. President. Vice-President Cashier. , FIRST NATIONAL BANK, ArOnjoro, Indian Territory. Oasignated Depository tor Bankruptcy Funds i Clilokasaw Nation. Capital paid in $ 60,000.00 Surplus Funds 165,000.00 Total $225,000.00 The. oldest bank In InrllRn Territory. Accounts ol Anns und individuals solicited upon tlio most liberal torms consistent with good bunking. ARDMORE ABSTRACT CO., lncorporated. AbBtractB of all kinds Accurately made. Records thoroughly searched, and any kind of informa tion furnished on short notice and small tee. W. S. W(MERT0N & SON, Wgr's. ALL KINDS OF INSURANCE, lxnu Wolf To bo supplied. Hobart W. J. .Moore. Harrison Mission W. P. .Meadows. Snpor. Carncglo MtsBlon Josso Crumpton, Snpor. Iger Station K. U. Mnssoy. Snydor Mission K. B. Shanks. Frederick 13. A. Young; A. C.' Hrlggs, SuiKir. Yi'ldoll Mission J. W. K. Ilachman. Kldorado M. K Roberta. IIollls Mission J. U Hdwards, Sn por. Duke Circuit II. 1). Kills, Super. Brick W. A. Derrick, Super. Door Crook Mission O. W. Moon, SuiKjr. HedrieU and IJIalr Circuit C. W. Lewis, Supor. WYNNEWOOD DISTRICT. J. S. Lamar, P. E. Wynnowood Station W. F. Dun klo. Pauls Valloy Station H. A. Matncy. Ixjxington Station T. 0. Shanks. Paoll Circuit H. L. Horry, Supor. Noblo Circuit E. M. Moycrs, Davis Station T. M. Jackson. Sulphur Station .1. I Sullivan. Hoft and Mill Creek W. S. Lee. Hickory Circuit L. H. Fulllnglm. McGeo Circuit P. A. Smith, Supor. Moral Circuit I. M. Woodard. Uox Circuit To bo supplied. Whitehead Circuit J. K. Florence. "Lindsay and Brin Circuit J. D. Sal tor. Dougliterty Circuit H. H. Akora, Super. Elmoro Circuit To bo supplied. Purcoll Station It. L. Crosby. WEATHERFORD DISTRICT. C. F. Roberts, .P E. Weathorford Station W. M. P. Rip pey. Geary Station G. G. Hamilton. Mountain View Station J. A. Trlckey. Cloud Chief W. M.Vornon. Rocky Circuit L. R. Jones. Cordoll J. E. Vlck. Clinton and Arapaho J. W. Camp bell. Custer City Circuit T. B. Roberts. GIp Circuit H. H. Whlttenburg, Supor. Foss Circuit Moss Weaver. Wood Circuit I. R. Haun. Elk City and Sayor Circuit W. C. Ilowoll. Doxoy Circuit J. A. Fulton, Super. Choyoiino Circuit To bo supplied. Uerlln J. A. Rawan. Ilnmnions W. J. Land. HOLDENVILLE DISTRICT. C. M. Loppedrje, P. E. Holdenvllle Station J. L. Drny. Ada Station J. D. McDonald. Ada Circuit N. L. Nettles, Super. Checotah Station J. A. Parks. Eufaula Station J. II. Whltehurst. Uurney Circuit To be supplied. Doyntou Circuit Orlando Shay. Stuart Circuit H. P. Utsloy. Calvin Circuit J. B. Dlackwcll. Wotumka and Welcotkn J. V. Halrd. Deardon Circuit 13. F. McClanahan. Supor. llenryctta Circuit M. K. McElhom nion. O'Kcma and Padcn Circuit Harri son Snodgrn8H, Super. Okmulkeo Station C. F. .Mitchell. Okmulgee Circuit Ixwls McHenry, Supor. Snpupla Station J. U Williams. Sapulpa Circuit M. Ij. Checotah. Supor. Tulsa Station A. M. Ilrnnnon. REAL ESTATE and BONDS Broken Arrow Circuit -John Davis, Supor. Seminole Circuit J. B. lx)s. Wowoku Circuit Alec Thompson, Super. Ilonoy Crook Samuel Checotah, Super. Mounds Circuit To be supplied. Spokogoe Circuit To bo supplied. MUSKOGEE DISTRICT. J. C. Fowler, P. E. Mukogeo First Church M. L. Dul ler. Muskogee St. Paul B. M. Sweot. . Muskogeo Circuit A. M. Lusk. Su per. Wnsjoner Station P. II. Hicks. Wagoner Ctrcult (J. Ellington, Supor. Fort GII)on Station To ho sup plied. Webbers Falls Circuit (5. M. Stone, Super. Salllsaw Station G. W. Damon. Salllsaw Circuit W. M. Groso, Su per. MUdrow Circuit 13. H. Cronry. Splro Circuit J. W. Head. Poteau and Howe J. It. Smith. Cameron Circuit J. 13. Dtraaway. Whltufleld Circuit To bo supplied. Stlgler Circuit J. S. Simmons. Quinton and McCurtaln C. P. Cox. Texnna Circuit W. M. Taylor. Cowetn Circuit F. C. Maberry. Spanldlng Institute T. F. llrowcr, Pres. Ag .t for Conference Schools J. D. Edwards. CHEROKEE DISTRICT. W. J. Sims, P. E. Vlnlta Station H. II. Watson. VInita Circuit I,. O. Rodgors. Tahleuah Station W. T. Freema'J, W. A. Duncan, Supor. Tahlcquah Circuit J. F. Thompson. Stillwell Circuit-.!. M. KUcly Chotcau Circuit G. M. Hyars, Su per. Prior Creek Station C. S. Walker. Chapel Circuit M. W. Wheelan. Locust Grove Circuit A. W. Culver. Chelsea Station D. L. Thurston. Claremore Station J. 13. Sanders. Nowata Circuit W. C. Savage. Bartlesvllle Station J. M. Russoll. Colllnsvillo Circuit Silas 13. Riley. Afton Station L. L. Johnson. Grove Station M. D. McKInney. llluo Jacket Circuit J. L. Hrown. Welsh Station J. M. Rrooks. Falrland Circuit .1. L. Duncan. ARDMORE DISTRICT. A. N. Avcrytt, P. E. Droadway S. F. Goddard. Cartor Avenuo J. M. C. Hamilton, He-rwyn Circuit W. (i. Whitehead, Mnnnsvllle Circuit F. M. Lawrence, Supor. Oakland Circuit J. D. Hogors. Madlll Station J. Hush Cloodloe. Cumherland Circuit J. L. dago. Woodford Circuit A. II. C Debnam. Dixie Circuit W. IUJrock. Lono Orovo Circuit C. W. Clay. Grady Circuit J. A. Eskow, Supor, Loon Circuit G. W. Martin. Ovorhrook Circuit It. H. Grlnstoad, Marietta Statiou W. A. Shelton. Marietta Circuit I. F. Walkor, Su per. Thackervlllo Circuit (. W. Vnun ter. Lebanon Circuit J. A. Grimes, Sir por. Get the habit of buying You pay a little more time and never has buy cheap, shoddy Furniture it soon gets rustylookinqr and loose and has to be repaired The amount paid out thefirstcost of cheap buy a nice piece that and look nice and stylish as long as it last. R. A. JONES. Ardmore ARUMORU, Capital Stock and Additional Liability, : : : : : $200,000.00 Largest of any Bank In the Chickasaw Nation, We accept small and large accounts and conduct General Banking Business for you. DIRECTORS. (3. R. Smith, Presidout. 0. M. Oampbkll, Vifio-PrPB. Lee Chuck, Cashier. G. W. Young, Stockmau J.C. Thompson. Attfraev, President Hargrove College and Financial Agent- T. G. Whltten. Editor Western Christian Advocate P. It. KHglobnrxer. Publisher Western rhrlstlnn Advo cate W. S. Derrick. McALESTER DISTRICT. A. B. L. Hunkaplllar, P. E. South MeAIester .1. II. Hall. South McAloster II. II. Scruggs. Durant Station .1. M. Gross. Tishomingo .1. J. Lovott. Wllburton Station C. W. Myntt. Hartshorn H. F. Stegnll. Coalgatf Station F. F. Thrundglll; I. D. Hickman. Super. Hoxmlll and Pennington .1. S. Nlch olson. Dokochlio Circuit I. M. Cartor. Albany Circuit J. N. Carroll, Super. Collet Circuit A. M. Holohor. Havia Circuit.!. C. Solvnlly. Pontotoc Circuit K. M. Garrott, Supor. Wapwmuka Circuit Jnmen l.mv bort. IjCAder To bo supplied. Atoka Sta J. H. Mnobaugh, Supor. Durant Circuit T. I). Norwood, Su IKir. Krohbs .1. H. Kodgers, Supor. Canadian Circuit P. C. Adklns. Kiowa .1. W. Lloyd. Caddo and Slorrott Circuit N. It. Water. CHOCTAW DISTRICT. W. P. Plpkln, P. E. Antler Milton A. Clark. Nolson Circuit To bo supplied. Hugo and Grant Crrcult G. M. Hill, Supor. Fort Towi'son To bo supplied. Wlstor Circuit To bo supplied. Chlckasnw a'nd Washita Circuit J. T. Hall; G. Graion, Supor. Kiamitla Circuit L. W. Cobb. Ilethel Circuit L. N. Ishcomor, Su por. Atoka Circuit A. H. Homor. Owl Circuit Nelson Jncobs, Supor. Talllilna Circuit To Imj supplied. .Siisar Loaf Circuit W. II. McKln noy. San Hois Circuit Griggs Durant. Kulll Tukoa Circuit A. S. Williams. BEAVER DISTRICT. J. E. Lovett, P. E. Hazel ton and Ingersoll To bo sup plied. Woodard Circuit To bo supplied. Porslmmon Circuit C. S. Shires, Supor. Grovo Circuit To bo supplied. 'Doniphan To bo supplied. IJonvor Circuit--.1. K. Lovott. Transferred. C. j. Drowning, Northwest Toxas conforonco. W. H. Howman, Ix)iilsiani confer ence. .V.I I on Sturgeon, Los Augoloc. U. V. Wyatl, Southwosl Missouri conforonco. J. L. Hanson, Pacific conforonco. A. S. Cecil, Pacific conforonco. It. A. Walker, Northwest Toxas con ference. 13. I j. Slllinian, North Texas confer ence. S. D. Mlors, Arkansas conference. J. H. Glanville, Southwest Missouri conforonco. W. H. Moon, West Toxns conforonco. G. L. Snydor, Donvor conference. M. I). Hill, New Mexico conforonco. substantial Furniture. for it but it lasts a life to be repaired. If you for repairs, if added to price of Furniture would would lastmuch longer IND. TUR H. A. ,)0NEH, Wholesale and Retai Furniture. Sam Noble, Wholesale Hardware. J.R. Pennington, " Grocer. R. W. Randol. Merchant. Bank fill THE LEGISLATURE LP CHOCTAW NATION GETS BUSY. Provides for Cattle Tax of 20 Cents. The Citizenship Commission Abol-. Ished Give $500 to Prosecute Independent Statehood. Tukahoma, OcL 27. Tho Choctaw loglslnturo has boon quite busy tho past fow days. Several Important uionwiros hnvu been cunsldured. A muiur) wns enncUvl crwitlni? a cnt tie tax of M couU por bond for nil cattle unlawfully In tho territory. This law Ik similar to that enforced in tho Chlckasnw Nation under tin super vision of the Federal governnient. It in beliovod that tho ChiKtaw Nation will realize $ir0,000 annually from this tax. Tho opinion provnlls here tl at tho big cattle men will not op poso this onactment ns It rellovos them of hnrrassmout from the Indian pollco who havo horotufnro nought to oJtot tho stock. Tho legislature also passed a me morial ivsklng congrosH to glvo tho secretary of tho Interior power to dis tribute por capita tho $700,000 or townulto monies In tho national treas ury to ho credit of tho tribe. Tills will mnko a per capita payment of about $ac. Secretary Hitchcock lias always contended that he has no iow or to distribute theso funds at this time. Friday tho legislature was address ed by I tow J. S. Murrow and D. M. ltohb of Atoka in. behalf of tho indinn Orphans' Homo at Atoka. Tho coun- II will ask congress to accept this institution as guardian for Indian or phans. Tho citiMinshlp commission wnrt abolished tin was the olilco of superin tendent of schools. Slnco tho govern ment took charge of tho tribal schools tho suponlntendent for tho tribes has luul no jurisdiction, this ollico Is 'now filled by Joo Hvcrott. Tho council also passed n'n act np- preprinting $1,00 lo defray tho oxpons oii necessary lo carry forward inde pendent statoliood plans recommend- od by tho chief oxccutlvos of tho flvo clvillned tribe. Similar approprla Hons will bo mndo by tho Croek, Cher okoo, Chlckawiw and Semlnolu couiv ells. Tho special election to detormlno statehood sentiment will bo held Do comber 20. Tho secrotary of tho in terlor was mtmiorlallzed to rovoko tho order segregating' tho plno tlmbor lands. TERRITORY SYNOD ADJOURN8, Decides on Two New Presbyteries and Names Moderators. Mc.Mostor, I. T., Oct. Indian Territory ayncd adjourned lioro this afternoon to meet next year nt Tulsa, I. T. Tho synod decided to crcato two new presbyteries In tho two Tor rltorles tho Canadian and Washita. Hov. W. H. Iconanl of ChlckaBha wnt elected moderator of tho Canadl an presbytery, and Hov. C. C. Weltli of Ardmoro of tho Washita. J, A. BIVENS, President. H. H. PALMER, Cashlet. Capital Surplus Funds Accountb"f druii and Individuals Accordod THE C Albatross Flour. ALL GROCERS SELL IT. WHiTEMAN BROS., "WHOLESALE DISTRIBUTORS ' 1 AN ENTERTAINMENT HA8 VERY SAD ENDING. J case Dooley Alleged to Have Struck JesKc Clark a Probably Fatal low A Revolver Much Out of Place Officers Go. From parties In tho city last night an Ardmotvlto roporter loarnod of n, dllllculty which occurred at tho homo of Mr. Groco nonr Howllt Monday nlglit, w-hllu an ontertalnment was In progress. In which Jcsso Clark, aged IS wan struck In Uio hoad wlUi a re volver In tho hnndii or Josno Dooley, another young man, and Clark's skull biokem. Our Informant suited Umt Clark was attempting to cut Dooloy with a knfo, when tho lnttof pullod a rovolvor and struck Clark with the above result. It Is not likely that Clark will recover. An olllcor was dispatched to tho sceno last evening to Investigate tho mattor. Tho attending physician stated to tho Ardmoroitu this morning that ho attended Clark last night and had tro phlncd his skull, and Uiat ho wiw get ting along nicely and had ovory chance of recovery. FRANK JAMES IS A FARMER VlHitora to His Mother's Home Found Him Plowing. I'JxcelRior Springs visitors who drovo out to the Samuels farm say that Frank .lauie has turned fanner In earnest. Ho is living on tho farm wlUi Mrs. Samuols, his mother, nnd a fow dnyu ago a party that drovo out to tho farm, about olght miles west of Kx- colslor Springs, found tho former ban dit plowing. MWss Collins' street hats nr tho Kind that crcato now plensuro with the wearing (Instead of discontent with tho purchase. 20-3 The Wilson hot blast coal stove, no other quite so good. For sale only by Noblo Uros. 37 Farm and Ranch to Rent, Four nnd ouo-half sections of pas ture land, 250 acres of farm land, plenty of water. Improvements con sist of fencing, barns, two tonant houses nnd ono 10-room dwelling costing ?5,000. Will rent for ono, two or threo years, I'rico $1.G0 por aero for farm land. I'asturo to bo agreed on. BUSINESS PROPERTY. Wo liavo listed with us thrco dosir ablo brick bUBlnoas houses, well lo cated, on Main stroct. They aro list ed at reasonablo figure? and if you aro looking for n go-1 'r.vostmont n sure and mvestlprtn thin. TO RENT. Two-room dwellings $3.G0 to $5.00. Three-room dwelling JG.GO. Uood frnmo cottago (now) f 12.5. The Redficld Agency, Real Estate, Rents, Loans, Phone 131. AROriORE, 1. T. DON LACY, VlwPresldsnt W. A. WOLVERTON, Asot Chlr $100,000.00 30,000.00 solicited. Courteous treatianu all allta.