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700 fLCH CHRISTMAS BOOZE
Drunken Merchant Almost Burned to ' nrhnroufr Doubtful, i Piieclal to the Aruuiorclto I'tirdy. I. T.. Dee. 20 The store of 1). 8. Thoinnt was destroyed by Are till aw mlng at 4 o'clock. Mr. Thomas was aleep in the building and It Ik tciort'tl wn In an Intoxlcnt- i't condition. When tin flro wins dln-overed tin door of the. building wort broken im iiiiil Thomas wns een In the burning bed In the store. J nines Mc K.'iy, n nervy young man. rushed Into tho burning building and drngged Thomas outside.. Tho latter Ib badly hurnod and he attending physician states that his leeovory doubtful. Tho estimated lose by the lire if $800. with no Insurance KILLING AT COALOATE. Jim Thompson, ex-OUicer of That of That City, Instantly Killed. To tho Ardmorelte Coalgnto. 1. T., Dot 27. Jim Thompson, ox-deputy Unlti.l Statos marshal anil ex-city marshal of Coal Kate, was shot and killed Saturday morning by Ocorgo England, who is tho prosont city marshal of Coalgate. It sceius from Information receive! that mmn U feeling existed between tho two men, iuid that Thompson wan drinking and was carrying n gun and riding up and down Uio street hunting for England and threatening to kill him, when England walked out of Dr. Ilumo'fl drug storo with a rlflo and tired thrco shots and Thompson fell off hla horfio Uond. Got Maraton to put the pier? under your Iioubo, 25c a. foot. 4-lrr. Oenulnu honey comb candy. ;.nly 7Gc a box at Kahn'a. 27-3 Subscribe for tho ArdmoreiU.. TODAY S ill il COTTON MARKET. By Gulllot Droa Liverpool Futures. OPKN. olosf: 7.27-2S 7 2G 27 Jan. Feb Feb. Mcb Vlch. Apl 7.07 7.20-27 7.01 7.21 2G 7.25 7.21 7.22-23 7.20 7.30 7.29 I2asy. Apl.May 7.24 May June 7.22 Juno July 7D. July Autr 0.97-w Aug. Hep 6.82 Nov. Dec 7.14 Dec. J:vn 7.10 Bpote 7.4U. Sales 8,100. New York Future. MONTH OPKN Jnn 13.62 Fob Mcb 13.80 May 14.16 July 14.00 AUK... lit 0.... (..... 13,66 ILOBK 11 16 17 14 26-26 14. 20-27 Kl.i-0-90 13.81 SO New Orleans Futures. MONTH Jan.. . . Mcb . May. . . July .. Deo. ... OPKN ..13.71 ..14 30 .14 44 ..14.06 OI.OrfK 13 95-SS 14.39-40 14 118 69 14.86.87 Chicago Grain Market. WHEAT. Mav, July 81i 7HJ 411 411 7f ISj 44i 37 i 34! COltN. OATH . ' M in- Jury May 37 i July Mi I'OltK. May. 12.61 KKCKIl'TS. Olilcago hogs, 20 000, hteady, cat tle, 16 ouo, loo una up. Kansas Olty hogs, 3,000, Mcdy. Cattle, 0,000, 10c up. Omalnt lions, 4 COO, steady, cattle. 25,000. 10c and up. Cotton market closed (IS to 70 points higher than tho close on Ulirletnius Evo. Ardmore Fuel Yard, WOOD and COAL, l.. C. I.eSUKli, Piop. 410 U Street N. V. Phone 310. 13 ONLY THE S1 OR fl Harjdsorne line of Dolls and Holiday floods JUsL received at T N, COLEMAN'S Elealer in l PERSONAL MENTION. V Sinniur Boyd oi TUhouitugo if vilt lux In the city. 11. G. Lutcu, a merthnm. if Tusy, . In the city today. J. 0. Hums eara- over yi-stordny from Woodvllle. M. A. Cobb Is u visitor lu our city I torn DuranL I)r. Everett Booth" Is In thevlt'y t day from (JnUiam. W. A. Morris wa In -tho olty yes terday from .Marietta. Alls Minnie Hanly ot Madlll Is In t:i" city vlfiltlnR relatret. ' ' W. H. Hi-tt of Avenger, Toxas,, la in tho city visiting frlewls. James II. Mather went to TuAo tnlnyo today on business. IL A. Dlggs, potmfler of IJniJ say, Ih visiting in thu city. S. V. Wobntor and family oro visit ing friends and relative In Oxford, Mine. Jim SmlU). city nmrihRl. ami Tom I'erry of Wyruiowood. were In the city today. Capt. . J. Kendall, mayor or Sul phur, and Ira T. Cntu, city marshal, nre In tho city. C. H. Douglas, wife nad daunhtcr aro hero from Muskogee visiting rela tives and friends. J. P. Owen of Mill Creek was in tho city yesterday and today and left for homo this afternoon. Miss Ethel Smith of Cumby, Texan, U visiting her uncle and aunt, Mr. and MrE. IlusseU Williams. Ed, Ringer and Dr. Fielder returned to Sulphur tolay after spending tho holidays with their famllles T. F. uiwson of Galveston repre senting tho Texas Bank ami Trust company, la In. tho city today. V. T. Littlefleld. a mercliant of Adamsvllle, Tenn., la In tho city visit ing his cousin, W. S. Wolvcrton. 1L P. Tboinoson, tlio Tlsliomingo house-mover, after spending a few nays In the city, returned home today. Joo M. Ixndon left today for points ,on tho Hock island notul in the. inter st of Iythlanlsm. He will return ultout January 1. Mrs. Moso Chlgley anl baby, Bou lal), who have lxvn visiting In tho city during Uio holidays, returned home to Davis today. Charles ltlnger of Nacogdoches, Texas, spent Christmas In this city visiting with his brother. F-t Hlnsor. He will return homo this p:- rnoon. W. T. Howard and Ed Ilutler of Greenville. Texas, nm In the city with , a view ot putting in u swell caio. I The.so gentlemen tiro first -claw ivstau ranters ami aro highly pleased with i the outlook of our city. j Dan Cohen of Paris, France, making ' his home at present In New Orleans, brother of Mrc. Max M muesli elm or. arrived in tho city today and will I have control of tho settling up of tho late Max Munzoshelmor's business Ho will b here for a month or more. Ever notice that the man who is in dobl 1 $.100,000, ism- generally manage to snatch off a better living tuan the fellow who Is ahead of tho game 30 or 40 cents? Business Notice. After January 1, I will withdraw from tho grocery bUiiinens ou Caddo street and my customers can tin.l mo at the A. P. Jones Man t uu Vst .Main streoL All those indebted to Landrum & Moore will plea,? call anr settle their accounts at on':c ,"s ';ir p.'irtnershlp has dissolved, to take of feet Januan- 1. 28-1 W. U. l,NDlt. J Jumilug, tho little son of Mr. mid . rs. Prank Derryhill, ic roDortc.l ill i illli Ivtilirilil iH'nr Bloodhounds for Cumberland, marsiiai 111 wiuuueriauii, 1. 1 ., pucneo deputy United Stater) Marshal J. II DavlH at Colbert for the bloodhounds at 11 o'clock yesterday. The Jail at Cumberland burnevl Thursday night and on account of the telephone line being out of order tho city marshal had to go to Silo to reach Mr. Davis by phono, Davis sent a message to A 1 Cordell at their kennels and tho dogs went at once. Subscribe fov the Ardmorelto, or BEST hit Pure Drugs. i mi mm it BATTLE BETWEEN C'TIZENS AND ROBBERS NEAR McALESTER. City Bank Is Looted and $28,000 Se cured By Outlaws Who Forced the Safe With Nltro-Glycerlne. The Building Wrecked. Sotith -Melostor. I. T.. Dec. 27. bold robbery, attended by a tnt light botweon a posse of citizens and tho robbers, occurred at Klnw i, a small town plxteeu miles south of this city, nt ti o'cloi-k th's ovnlny. rive inknown men stole a hnilmr nil several cowbars frcm the ect :u hi.uro at Su' annnh, nu ailloln1'! .on, and rdt to Klown. The K"l nod entrance ti the bank building through a rear .vlii li v. an l Immediately fret off n wd of i!tro- :lycerino on tho wife. Tho assault was Ineffe fe ll. I ill ihe TK)lo arouwd reuldoni.; Ihe tow 11. and soon a postsc, cam)'): ! of lll'iv men, was congregate 1 lu th" Muck ynrd, In the rear of th ? .hank. A volley of shots wns sent nt the building, and It was at onco returned by tho sentinels Kceretcd on the out side of tho structure. An almost Incessant lire was kept up for half an hour, and In the mean tlmw tho robbers within the bulldlnr were busied with the safe. It requir ed throe discharges of explosives to force tho door. The third explosion was terrific, and almost completely demolished tho safe, as well as the in terior of tho bank. I'aper money was blown Into shreds and lay about the room In litters. A tor looting tho money drawer the rob bers left tho building from tho front, ami backed off Into the darkness. keeping up a flro on the pfMHu sK:ret'd In the stock pens. Tho men went In a southern dii.'c tion and were followed quite a dLv tunee. It is believed that tho robbers eariedoffa quantity of meui! money mid this may lead to their detection. Tho bank oillcinls puvo their 1os f currency at $28,000, while fro dam- ago to tho fixtures and building will half as much. A jvifie of United Statea marshals are In pum It. v.'i little chance of immediate results, as tho men had several hours' start. It Is believed that tho gang is com posed of crooks who havo been oor- atlng In this vicinity for several weeks. i-asi .Monday tho postotlleo at Krebs, near hero, was tflown tip In the same manner. Notice to Club Ladles. Hereafter all notices of meetings of tho various clubs Intended for publl cation must bo sent In to this ofllce written and duly signed by tho proper authorities. Telephoned notices -will not bo ncognlzed. Today tho An! morelto received a written notice cnll Ing a meeting of tho Orlo Club, which we take pleasure In publishing. We also received a phono message from a prominent club woman calling meeting of tho nnie club 01 tho same date and same hour but at nn entirely different meeting place. Wo vnnt it distinctly understood that tho Ard morelto stands neutral and Impartial In the working of women's clubs and In doing so. lu order to deal impar tially with all, wo will employ tin method above stated. THE AUDMOltEITE. First Baptist Church. The meeting at the i-'lrst Ilaptlst church will contiuuu all week. Ser vices at 2 p. m. and 7:15 p. m. Rev. It. R. L. Parmer will be in tonight to assist in the mating. All aro in vited to attend. J. L. KU1.LKH. 1'antor. Little Helen Hates, agod II years. ki.iiki-viiiiu ui u. nates, uieii j esiur day morning at 11': 10 o'clock ot pnott monla after beln sick only 24 hours. Funeral services and Interment was held yesterday afternoon. Territory Man Dead. Dallas, Tex., Dee. 27. Ulciuird S. Dallnrd, a buslneH man of Ilobco. I. T., dlwl Uxlay In SL I'auls Sanitarium a, Dallas, as the result of an opera tion for appendicitis. I'ondlng Instruction from relatives tho body is being hold at n local un dertaking establishment. Ready tor Business .). 11 Alc-Keever :t IllgHMo'l. OK who recent I) arrived In til - r : ' In a llrst-c'-i s stock a Irugi ,n one of the Cart"- llookor ,iii!illiui on N-.rth .WaBhlngt-j-i Mr. .'.I. 'Omvi r l" an oxiiorlencoil luln(Ht" man and .ia- employeil Cha ! livi.-km:, i a nm itnown pharmn of tv i-n. t lis proscription "lork. .-.Ii ln,,,e Is one of tho beat equipped drug stores In tho territory nnd he will en joy a liberal amount of trade. 1 RUSSIA SOUNDS ALL OTHflP POW GRS TO LEARN THEIR ijj; necoives uiiue onieiAiion, Russia Knows Tha Var' With , Japan Means War With Enn land Situation Is Critical. London. Dec. 27. The attitude of Groat Hrltnln Is all that Ih Rtiuullm; In tho way of war lu the fur East HiiHrilii would loiiK a no have decline- to noftotliUo further regarding Korc ami Mnneliurlii, but for tho almost re. tain action of England, which Is not rilKiKMted to look kindly on ltiirwhi's iujplrnllona. So corfnlii N ltu.,.iui that war with Japan mcunn war with EuKluud. tlutt her diplomatic repiv hiuitntlM-s have during -the twist wivk l)i-on quietly sou ud lug Prance anil Germany to learn to what extreme thoy would be willing; to nld Russia agaiunt England. Uotli nations are understood to have Intimated that they wore not at pres ent ready to go farther than tho mail ing of srong diplomatic reproMiutn tlona, and possible to 110 Uiolr In fluence to secure Hussia needed funds. In tho meantime Japan continues upaco her war preparations. A drnft of troops Is bolng made up for service In Korea. These men will comprise tho (lower of tho JniKinaso army and will bo prepared to hold tho peninsula nt any cost against tho anmvl hosts ot tho "great white czar." Japanoso war fleet of forty ves sels Is cruising lu Korean waters ready at tho word of command to hast en to Port Arthur and there glvo bat tlo to tho enormous Husslan fleet un chorod there. When hostilities actu ally commence Japan will follow a carofully conceived plan which high army olllciols declare will astonish the military experts of all nations. They havo been working on these plans for months and feel confident thnt they will result to the material advantage of the Japanese cause. Local Cotton Mark't. The cotton ma.ket openol ip litis morning ami has remained ur. all day. Lint cotton sold for 12 l-'i to 1: cents while seed cotton Is worth ; 7e to I cents. Receipts today about '.0 li-ilei,. Carrie, tae little danght.;- of Mr. anil Mrs. T. K. Rowlanil, wan 1. ckeil by a horse about u .vuek ni and hor hip dislocateii Is i''l lu a critical condltloi. New Year Greetings. Having been before the public in Ardtiloro as a griK-eryman lor fifteen years,' my motto has ever been "The best goods, honest dealing, fair weights aild full measure." I here extend my" uiosl . heartfelt thanks for your patronage during the past years, and solicit a continuance of the same. Wishing you a happy and proajMirous New Year, remain yours to plnse, 2S-5 II. T. DALLAS. J. S. McUliaren hns bou-i Webster's interest In i: . store and will conduct Hi" i.ione In future. .1 S W. giocoiy blllll"Si Rope to Hang Shelton. Vlnita. I. T, Dee. 27. United Statoti 1 .Marshal Darrotigh has purchasud the ropo with which (leorgu Shelton, con-, vlctcd of criminal assault, will bo hanged in tho United States jail heio on January If.. lUOI. This will ho tho Hist legal hanging in Vlnita! The doomed man Is taking the matter cool ly, ami the ministers, his surrounding or Impending doom seems to nave m. effect on him. The man who only smiles when he discovers that his wlfo has been cut ting her corns with his razor has no I occasion to ottnr proor thnt ho Is in - , ()VO wijj Jiyr, 0. C. Cruco lott this afternoon for ( Tishomingo. W. S, Urnbry Is hero from .Madlll ( .Misses Pearl and Lllllo Fox of Da vis aro In tho city visiting Mrs, l.ee Cathoy at 1007 R street, northwest The secrets of a' secret socntyn j not half so wonderful alter you In iv, thorn. When a woman Is dressed to k'l tho fool killer ihould at .m, tr r.i tlllvd. ' Some men are eternally trying rt piovo that they nre descended film monkuyK. Bilious Colic Prevented, Take a doublo doso of Chambcri i Colic, Cholora and Diarrhoea Heme.i) as soon as tho 11 rat indications of th' disoaso appears and a threatened at tack may bo warded off. Hundreds of peoplo uso tho romody In this way with porfoct success. For sale by F. J, Ramsey, Ardmore Drug Co., W. II Frtuno. V MADE flY XHL WANs- 5H?r. fQ.Co. i, V H. Owyn. Insure GWYN & GRAHAM GENERAL INSURANCE They represent the Oi.dhst and Bhst Fikk, Liik and Accidknt Companies in tho world. Call and sec us, in the NOBLE BUILDING. ... .USE Plansifter Flour Because it is the bent suiri made at home by Whaley Mill and Elevator Company. h NEWS OVER THE 'PHONE. Marietta. Mr. Itoss of Homer Is In the city visiting tho family of H. It. King. Mr. and .Mrs. Wilson of Dallas, who have been visiting In the city lor sev eral days, returned to their home yes terday. Air. and .Mrs. Vincent ot Itnu an- lu the city visiting friends. Thackervllle. . Thu holidays are passing olf ipiictly. No fighting or disorderly conduct whatever, J. II. Stephenson has a very sick child. A (inlncsvlllo physician was called to consult with homo physi cians yesterday. Ittlt little hope Ik I'titortnlncd for Its recover'-. Hob Vlnyard Is very low. Lone Grove. Air. Al. T. Alorrow, who has been sick with pneumonia for about a yeek, died here this morning at 11 o'clocx. Deceased leave a wife and several children to mourn their loss. Ileia j lives nt .Marysvllle, Texas, and Uis i Angeles, Cnl., hnvo boon wired for, and IntormouJ. will be delayed If pus ' slblo until their arrival, j If. A. lkisham and James Doss oe patted yesterday tor tholr home at Shawnee, Ok., nfter a visit with rela tive!) hnro. t'hrlstmns Is over, but the Now Vein Is arriving anil you hnvo the opportu nity of redeeming youmolf by tending your bent girl one of those ImihIhoii"' boxes only nt Kahn's. 27 .1 The overcoat season litis just begun. Havo Ilurton order you a new one or clean the old ono. 27-H , naml(iOn)0 Ncw yt.ar b0Xl. ,,., ,n. kets cheap at Kahn's Qon f nrcfnn'a nnmolni . t , "w.. wuiuiii), i Artificial Stono works. P-ra, PUJlCELUilil!EirATOH CO PUR CELL, I.T- WHOLESALE Cold Weather Bargains. Every heavy $2. SO hIioc in the house this Week at 52.00. Good Box Calf, 8 inch top shoe, for $3.00. Same in 1) inch top for jU.SO. Agent fur the 1 locker Bootee, t lie genuine. LYNN, The Shoe Man. R. S. (Irahnm. Your Property With WANTED! To buy safe. medium or mnnll-tilzcri Iron TO RENT. Seven-mom dwelling, good location, McLlsh avenuo and Scott street, S. W. Four-room dwelling, barn, storm house, Klghth avenuo ami 11 street, N. U. Tho RedfieSd Agenoyf kcal listntc, Rents, Loans, Phone lai. AlinriORH, I. T. Vie Xmas Present For Men Only A box of ''ULnO" CMlARS cost but $a oo nud will be a nice prcsant for your friend. It Is made at home and Is the BUST. For sale nt nil Cigar Mores. Factory 216 Main Street e y v. ( 'if & iie Contnru 0IC Mom Otmnt 0ijHs & &&& The "Katy" Gir! A lii-autltiil picture in uulur.s (ultli uutailvonlaltiK), mi platu papur, milt, ablo for train In if. Makprt rnj iiiro Iirlnln llollduy Gift. Sent unywhero on rucolpt of l2o (II-OKOU AlOWTON, (Ifncral Pain, Ai;iint U. If. AT. U. lluxOll. HT. I.OU1H, MO. Caudy 27-3. till you can't rest nt Kahn's LEADEI World's Stand a (-oo,! r lour Tyler & Simpson Company. DISTRIBUTORS.