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UIDNKT St'0'3. Proprietor. Satered it the Postofflos at Ardmore tj Second-class Mall Matter. November 2, 1S9S. Jiihinhed irery afternoon txcpt rfaturday, and Sunday morning. nmrn of nubllcatlon. Korth Wash liston street. " Ruhtcrlntlon Rated Das week Jjj Om month One year W reflection upon Uie racter or reputation of any person ohlch may bo printed in tho Ardmore ite. or any article baaed on roports last aro raise win oe biu tut.-v... U brought to the attention 01 me puo llther. Tne OFFICIAL NEWSPAPER of the Cnited fva to Court for me aoumern riiatript inniati Territory: alto for r'hirkumv Stock Association of t Indian Territory, and the official ortan at the city. T1MK TABLJB. Gulf, Colorado and Santa f- Railway. (South bound.) Oalvestoa . Cklcmco Kxp. . .8:40 a. m. r!ihmnri ft K. C. Kid 4:10 p. m. (Northbound.) lTMton & Chlcaco Kxp. .12:26 a. in. Cleburne K. C. Kxp 1150 p. m. Choctaw, Oklahoma and Gull Railway. Arrive at Ardmore 1:36 p. m. Leave Ardmore 3:00 p. m. Local freight carrying passengers alto. No trains on Sundays. Arkansas and Choctaw Railway. Leavo Ardmore dally 8:30 n. rn. Arr. Ardmore dally 12:10 p. m. Leato Anlmoro dally 2:3G p. in. Arr. Ardmore dally 6:26 p. m. Mixed Train Lv. Anlmoro. .0:00 n. m. Mixed Train Arr Ardmore. .0:00 p. m All United States mails close 3 minutes prior to train time. Hereafter the malls will be closed at 3 p. m. Instead of 8 p. m. as form erjv. D. 11EDK1ELD. I. M. TERMS OF U. 8. COURT. At Ad Begins September 28, 1903 holds two weeks, and February 1 1 4. holds three weeks. At Tishomingo Begins October 10, 1' u:. nrui holds two weeks, and Feb ruary 1801. aud liolus three weeks. At Chlckasha Begins November 2, VM, and March 21. 1804, each term two v(?ttks At Ryan Uegins November 16, i&03, and April 1, 1004, one week each term. At Purecll Uorlns November 28, 1003, and April 11, 1801, each term one week. At Pauls Valley Uegins November SO. 1003. mid Aiirll 18. 1004, three wee', a at each term. At Ardmore lleslns December 21, 1903. nnd May 9, 1801, sevun weeks rach term. Uso tbo Ixjiib Distance Telephone itid call up Thono No. 6. If you want tho Ardmorolto. Ardmore, Wednesday, December 9. f '!.? I! l :f I ' in" t ) i ' i. 'i-tabiihhmcnt f th' .hhir-i !,art ment of cocnnw:uw and labor and its supervision of Interstate corporation. Government receipts for the fiscal year $5C0.9.fi74: expenditure f.'06.0,0o?. Prospect la for surplus to disappear by emi ( current fiscal year. ReaonuaeadaUo for financial legis lstion renewed, ltecommeao commission to report pbin for bnlldinx up merenent marine. Urges reform of Immigration laws U) stop undesirable Immlgr&ttcn. Calls attention to naturalisation frauds. Recommends further appropriation or enforcing anti trust laws. Recommends that bribery be made an extraditable oft erne so that run, way boodlera may be brought back. Recites details of the settlement of the Alaskan boundary dispute. Reviews the demonstration by th- allied power agsins Venezuela and the nasi reference of the dispute to the I ague tribunal. Recommends exemption of private property at aea from capture during war. Recites the circumstances of the re ported assassination of rice-consul at Beirut and Justifies the sending of a squadron there. New Chinese treaty secures val uable commercial and religious con cessions. Recommends extension of rural free delivery. Various reforms suggested ror Alas ka ami Hawaii. Vaguely suggests "tariff arrange ments with the Itilllpplnes. Elaborate proposals for revision of public land laws. Suggests proper "remedial legisla tion" for boll weeviL Urges the necessity of enlarging safety appliance law. Recites the extension of civil set- vico rules chiefly by classification ot tho rural free dollvery service. Congratulates tho country upon tb citauHshmcnt of tho funeral staff of the army. Urges enlargement of the navy awl .ho Immediate establishment or a naval base in the Philippines. Makes elaborate defense of the rec- iignltion of Panama, reviews relations A-ith Uie Isthmus and urges prompt ratification of the treaty. ,' ,n Ml LVEoiK CF POtTOTiCE FUND DEMAND ED BY SENATOR GORMAN. A Full Investigation to 3at.nl the Senate and All Others Mutt De Had Facts Are Wanted Pol Itlcs Coming to the Surface. Washington, Dee. 8. When a reso lution for an investigation of the post nflleo frauds came up In the senate U.day Senator Gorman Ujk the floor and strongly opposed the reference to the committee of the resmi:ioii He declared that the majority should not shrink from an Invettigau m. He do dried that there had be?r. positive as notions that men wh iad p'acert un lawfully persons on the pay rolls crc to escape. Mr. German said that fi.nud and corruption were admitted rr.d communicated to the sen:.ie by the president He n-v tne country a'bs not sMtisfled witn tua investlga t'i:i, nor was the sen!. 'I note who had been convicted said others higher up were as guilty as the while Ihey !ad been made the ::.;p' goat "Iet us hare all tho Sao ." said Mr. Uoimait, "ami aeo If tin presldont ll. turn the rascals out.' HOLD-UP NEAR DAVIS. Two Lone Farmers Surprised By Highwayman Last Night. Special to Uie Ardmorelte. Davis, . T., Dec. 8. A lone highway man last evening about S o'clock held up two farmers named Oargis and Waldrup, three miles cast of this place. The farmers had been lrere to sell their cotton and camped there c their way home. The highwayman made the two men take off the clothes and walk a short distance away, while he searched them. Tii farmers bad spent , their money at thi place and consequently the robber st cured none. However, he took horse belonging to Hurt Ashton, which one of the men had and rode away Deputy Kd House and others from this place went out to search for i robber but were unable lo find a trace of him. !iisiiiwir i:;. -rte.! by S. K. Donnelly & Co., and Ardmore ViVJ COTTON MARKET. A Liverpool Futures. OPKN. 2 P.M. CLOK. il Jan. Feb. 6.41 ' 6.40 6.47 iS Fob. Mcti. 6.41 6.39 1 S - ..it I Jiua. Api. B iv 0 33. ".45-16 Apl. May 0 41 6.37 6.44 45 ' sbHWbbBsbssI May Juno 0.37 6 35 6.43-11 Jane July 6.35 6.33 j Jn y Au. 6 33 0.31 . Aug. Hop. O.ig 8.22 '3t Sop. Oct, 5 88 1' Oct. Nov. 1 jg, Nov. Deo. 6 60 6.81 6 65 50 Dec. Jan. (1.40 6.12 0.5 .Spots fl.-m. iio8. o.oo. mm$t Salop 7,000 Heoaip.t 30,00o. Am lyBB New York Futures. ' H uvxTti ors.v J III) H.18 Feb. Mliy 15 2 June July AW . -.V A' BLANT0N 8c dtRKSrflRE, cfai - Insurance - Agents Office Up stairs in new I.cd hatter bulldliiKi hecontl Jtnirw.iy nest of the W hlttluton. AIsOMOSlE : : : END. TER. 0.16 47' 'WWY"' Tf f 1r? W Sf W?f A CHRISTMAS SNAP. This Crystal (ilnss Cologne Dottle, overlaid with Stcrl Injc silv er, Three Times Size of Cut Post paid fur $1.25, One r f tho nmnr H rifnlnit In our New (at.iliK"iP for VMi, en 'n ti'Dtr evrr .') Illiii'ratli.nn of Jnurlry Cut-(lln- nnd Hllver wiim ul uliic f.ir Xmni ntiJ VdiJln: I'rcnontn. I'reo to nay .1 1 irvn .1! uu reiiuvnt, NOBBE &, ROEMPKE, (ioldand Silversmiths, tialvcstou, Tex. 1 .'.--I. . if,: 1.1 v' .ii "Ir.t VI 18 "Vuk It! 10 Oct Nov Dec 12.10 Spot. steady. Midi. It';, f. 0. b I LOBE 12.08 0 12 12 15 12 21-20 12.26 29 12.2; 25 12.21 28 12.21.26 11.09 12 '"I Ifat Jeweln Hturn In th s.julliwp-t I'-; jhllxtwnfMit 11.05 97 aula-. SOI'. New Orleans Futures. UUUU niANNERS IN BUSINESS. Thlrty-flvo plwes or Creel, land liuv been hold for $32,OOii. The nveruco price (ler acre wiih $1". Ono of Uio fretikH of tho prosierlty isavo I.s found In tho announcement by a KntuKiH editor that ho ban money to loan. A Hchool hotiM) Is to be erected In New York which will claim U10 rocord ba the larB"t Hchool Iioubo In the world. Tlio cont an authorized by Uie btard of education will be over n mil lion nnd It will accomnxxlnto 1.500 pupils. The Western Contractor, published a KonsuH City Ik authority for the statement that "It Is a fact that the United Slate of IS 10, with seven mil lion Inhabitant, owned mom regis tered tonmiKo for ovor-siti travel than the United Ktiite of lOO.'l with 11 pop ulation of ulKhly million. ConKteHman Morris Sliepiiunl and Senators Ualley and Culberson write in hU worl to Kentiemon In I'aris. Texas, thnt they will do all In their power to Mcuro an appropriation to facilitate the navi gation of upper Hod river. The gov ernnient onKlueorsi are exptH'ted to make their report In a few days, and then w may hopo for something sub' fctantlal beliiK done. The value of brains In business can not be ovc test I mated, of course. Hut neither can Die value of manners. Don't make the error of wpposlnR that brains are everything. You may liavit the best eel of brains in the town, but if you haven't tho manncm of a KcntleniHii noltody Is going to appreciate you. Your manner i the outward Indica tion of what you are within, la the estimate of most ieople, ami If t manner In dituiKreeable few will take the trouble to examine Into you fur- tbui. The coiiccumuk of Kcucrn! opinion 1.4 Hint the man who kooh about with porcupine nulllx aw his manners hnftn't any bralim worth bothcrlUK about. Did you ever notice thnt tho iiu-ii who employ lurno forces of intelligent leople look at an niiplicnut closely, awk a few seemingly unimportant tpiestlonH and iM'omptly employ or ill iiiImh hint? Tliey don't wiiin.l bin brain depth: they don't obtain this biography; they don't Inquire Into his social standing; they size him up from his manners, and If he is brass on tho surface they don't look for gold within. Tim employer knows Unit If an up pllcnnt's manner striken him favora bly It will also favorably strike peo ple with whom ho comes in contact And nobody knows bet- A Pronounced Success. Tho Ardmore Lyceum course scored another pronounced success last night In tho appearance at the opera house or i.ovett'8 uoston stars. The pro gram of music, sow? and recltutlon was In the hands of skilled people and tho Lyceum course patrons are delighted with tho entertnlnnienL There was scarcely a numbor on the program f hat was not repeatedly on cored and in seme Instances tho pec pie were not satisfied until two and even threo resiKinses had been made Tho personnel of tho Boston SUirs are A. Abbot Ivett, manager; Miss Fran ces Uockford, Koprano; Miss Oeorgl Harvey, reciter; Miss Elizabeth .Mayo, violinist; Frank Reynolds, humorist No singer has ever appeared on the local stage whoso singing was more appreciated than' Miss Hockford's last night. Her voice has a sweetness be' yond comparison and had tho program been made up entirely of her gt no ono would have been disappointed. Miss Mayo captured tho peopio with violin music. They would nover have tired of her playing. Sho was com polled lo mako reaponso to every num bor and at somo times sho good-nn tared responded tho third time Tho other members of tho company wero Kiod In their special lined ef work and tho entertainment was one of the meet plcnt-nut this scnton. In Mr. Roosevelt's message to con- grcjw delivered Monday afternoon, and which appeared in the Ardmorelte In full yesterday, the president devote.-; four and ono-linJf column of woixIh to Panama affairs and live Linen to In dian Territory Regarding In dian Territory ho says: "At tent ion is invited to the widespread Illiteracy due to lack ot public schools In tho Indian Territory rrompi heed should be paid to the neod of education for children In this t rritory " it seem from this that Mr Rooaovelt also knocked that part of his message proposed by Douglas o, Muskogee Intu pieces. thn Inserted a Miort Mtetre clause. Yet wlUt all that, ir cotutrees wUl only take cogni zance of U' fw werds and u a t ter than a big business man that a favorable first Impression means hair the wile. I'eoplc are apt to think that If them Is any place where manner are of little cousoummru, It Is In bus- InwtK, where cold calculation ho larg"- Iy takes tho place, of feeling. Hut th truth is that nowhere eUe are mnn uwh of such lmMrtancL an in evi day dealings. There Is no capital and tfpilpinent any young man can have that will pay. him bettor than good manners. There I no possible calling for which tlilH iIoom not better tit him. If he has brains, the world owe him souuKliIng, but itulcas he has good l-nst year ft was charged tlmi the government buienu collecting tottt statistics leaked so that the specula tors knew beforehand what the repot t wouiit indicate, one man was prose cuted on that charge. However that muy have been last year. It Is evident that nothing of the kind occurred this year, as the government's report caused the wildest kind or buying m thu great cotton markets. The report that tho whole crop would be nearly two million bales short of Inst year's flop came as a complete surprise to tho (ottoa speculators. The govern ment takes every precaution to pio vent tho news secured being glvon out ahead of the government report. The agents are sworn not to publish manners ho will have a hard time or divulge any Information obtained from cotton glnnerefortsie government and they aro prohibited from keeping any records of the reports made. 30 hat a man's private business is in n ilanKer of becoming iililie prop- my. collecting It. Kansas City World In an address before the Henry Ccorge utu.ciatlou, .Judge Kdward F. Dunni has declared President Koose velt ud Secretary Hay originally were cognlxaut of the Panama revolu tion. He reviewed the details of the Moesslon and thu treaty and declared the whole transaction "record to un to the end that the present coodiUou srittclfdod al o vile aa to, cause open, ran !m overcome, we will all feel truly American cltlxen who 'has hTs 'loutv A man is broke when he is strapped - valise is strapped when It Is Uiankiul to the strenuous lining the thought. 'Hler ' tiyV honor and glory at heart to hang j ds head In at' Meekness Is a qualfty niiicb admJred is wives an' rad boys, hut rarely r.d Ir s. MONTH OI'KS CLOSE Jnu 12 2S 12.00 0 fab 12 21 23 Moll 12.U2 12 36 37 April .71 12.4143 May 12.77 12.16 47 Juuo 12.M-&3 July JJ.M 12 8') 67 Aug li. 12.2J Oct Not Ueo is g 1 1 os it" Upot quiet Mlds. 12s. The Fatted Calf 13 KILLED And the Pork and Fat Fowls aro Ready for the Oven, As niat nre the len lev in suuiptuotn tliuner?, to our market is the central mnrt tor meats- O ir specialties are: Tender Roasts, Juicy Steaks, Fat Veal, Fat Baking Hens and all Fowls and Meats for Holidays. GYRUS PYEaTT, Manager, Stks. 4M f. o. t. Chicsgo Qtain Market. VCH HAT. oept. Du .. May.. Sept Dec May 8 pt Dc-c Mav IS CORN. 9 m 421 OATd. ::il soi Sli 80 WORLD'S FAIR NEWS NOTES. New Jersey day at the World's Fai will bo Sentombor US. Dr. Salvador Cordova, consul-gener al of Honduras in New York city, has been appointed commission for that country to the World's Fair. All exhibits transported to the World'H Fair from iwlnts in the Unit en btates will bo returned free of charge to tho point of shipment by the railroads which carried thera to Louis. Ten tons of specimen ore will bo ex hlblted by Shasta county, Cnl., at tho World's Fair. Tho display will con tain specimenH of gold, silver, cop per, galena, quIeHsllver and Iron ores. Kansas City will have as Its Central foaturo in its building at tho World's Fair a topographical relief map of that city, Tho map will bo 21x32 feet, on a scalo of S5 feot to tho Inch. steer weighing two tons and measuring 18 feet 1 inches from tho etui of his noso to tho tip of 'nls tall will bo exhibited In tho llvo stock de partment nt tho World's Fair. This monster ox Is tho property of eight young mon of Greontown. lnd. Much fruit Is being placed In cold storago In Southern California for ex hibition nt tho World's Fair. Tho col lection Includes several mammocn olives which are ono and three-quarters Inches long and threo Inches In Ircumferonce. Glacomo Don!, tho famous archae ologist and director of tho excavations of the Itoman forum, will deliver a lecture at the World's Fair on "Tho Origin of Italian Civilization." Santow-Dumont will start December 12 for Uio United States to arrango ror his participation In tho aeronautic ompctltlon nt tho World's Fair. Up on his return ho will conduct a series experiments to solvo tho question of equilibrium. A miniature modal of tho Cornell enmpiiH will bo exhibited by tho unl- erslty at the World's Fair. It will be made of plaster of pads, with buildings of wood and mlntaturo trees. Tho coloring will also be carefully re produced. Hatavin', N. Y., will make an exhibit of her public schools at the World's Fair. Features of the display will be samplo work In drawing, soyIri; apd muslq ami moutitod photographs of the school buildings nntj Interior lows. Gold Storage lea! iarket . .ev ; .r: - t- -v -I to US, WCl You May Drive Home W$y gj with a wagon that everybody takes off l is iraua wun us. we are not given to c vt"-,- V 'A mcnts but the experience we have had selling Studebaker Vehuc3es and Harness warrants ns in putting it strong. That experience proves that III "uuiiug ouiBura su wen as oiuuci)aKers. weuon tncciltotcJi I I lit von that they are honest goods. When vou have made vnur imr H 5J chase you go home satisfied and stay satisfied. That's the kind of U i fl,st0,nlera e need in the building of our business. That's why w.- ?-1 y handle the Studebaker line. 1, ,' "o you neea somothlno7 Let us figure on it with you. "d'b,k"w"'rI'ltolrniltl.lf frodart with tl,e tiaia tudlr . h "A, ,,ou''u'J'ib'Xou''tK"nithtxouliT.ichlclcMru..i.' . . SUGGS & BRO., BERWYN, IND. TER., 4 4 49 49 49 49 49 49 49 49 .DGALURS IN. Staple and Fancy Hardware, Lumber and ail Mods of Building Material. Groceries, ExcluBiveAcentsforthe Celebrated "Lender" Flour. Every Snek ennrauteed. Special prices Riven to Merchants on Flour, Groceries, Etc. iiiesi fiiiiiPifMsfOiUiis m m. "Trade with us and be Satisfied." I A. to i h b h h J k 6 b b zzi Wllllams-MeCoy. Sherman, Tex., Dec. 8. J. 11. Wil liams, a prominent railroad man ot Denlson, and JIIss Edna McCoy of Anlmoro, I. T., wore united In mar- Thresh Out Their Cotton. Down In Texas many hundred bales oi cotton nro now saved that here tofore wore loft to rot In tho holds. It is the llttlo tlBht bolls, caught by riaso at tho rosldonce of U. A. Ilond, troat before thoy mature, tho most ot i Subscribe for the Ardmorelte. which nover opons. Those bolls nro now gnthorcd nnd run throuKh a threaher and Uion glnnod, maUIng a low grado of cotton worth perhaps " No. 40S Chorry street, yestorday after noon at G o'clock. The cerelnony wan performed by Hov. J. II. Uaxter of tho Clulstiau church In the presence of a few special friends of tho contracting ' less than middling, couplo.' Mr. anil Mm, Williams will reside In Denlson whero Mr. Williams j holds a position (with tho Katy. . T ' ' "There Is 'nothing so dead oe a run down automobllo forty mllog from- a gasoline tank. Sklpworth still soils gasoline G-: nJ9.L not thicker than Missouri rjver. vatijr. If contentment Is rtc'nes, hn'pplnoss must bo n .steel trust.