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Jmiln 3 jw VOLUMKSXII. ( 8IDKRY HUOUO.) I I'RormiiuB, I AKWMOHK, INI). TEK.t PI? MAY KV KNING. JANUARY (5, m SUBSCRIPTION 50C PER IH NUMBER 49 REALLY DOUBTFUL SQUADRON JF nOJEBTVENSKY'8 WILL GO FARTHER If Jaoanese Undertake to Blockade Vladivostok, Which They Will, The Russian Admiral Will Right About Face. St. Potorsburg, Jan. C. It seems now to bo dollnltoly determined that yico-Admlrnl Rojostvensky'a squad ron will not attempt, nt present, to rench Vladivostok. Tho decision has been reached that ho will wait tho third Pacific aiiundron on which work Is proceeding day nnd nigh, and eovcral ships of which aro expect ed to bo ready for servlco by tho en t of January. It-la by no m ana certain that llojem venHky will lotum with his ships to European waters. Ho may wnlt tho third squadron oft tho coast of Mndiv I.. T. ANDKItBON. lTonldell! IV I- ANUKBHON. Caahl.'r RST NATIONAL B Capital Paid In . . Surplus Funds .. Total 52G0.O00.OO I Tho uldoit bank In Indian Territory. Accounts ot firms and Individual HQllcIted upon tho moat lltmral torms consistent with i;ood bmiUIni;, J. A. BIVENS, President DON LACY, Vice-President. THE 'CITY -NATIONAL BANK AROnORH, INDTUR. Capital $100,000.00 Surplus Funds 30,000.00 Accounts of firms nd individuals solicited Courteous treatment accorded to all uliko W. S. WOLVERTON $ SON Insurance, Bonds, Real Estate, Abstracts Toe largest and ttronitpst ai;enoy In tbe two torrltorto.. Managers of Ardmore Abstract Co. ticnoral Asents II,lnol Uto Inauracoo Oo. and United Btatat Ktdallty ami (luurantr Oomuany. R. A. JONES FURNITURE CARPETS ARDMORE NATIONAL i ARBfvSORic, IND. TER. 'Capital Stock and Additional Liability. : : : : : $2000.00 We Conduct a General Banking BuBiness ff r Yon and Accept Small and Large Accounts DIRECTORS. C. U. SMITH, President. 1 - C. M. CAnPBBLL, VIco PrsoB i LEE CUUCll, Cashier. ' ' O, W. YOUNO, Farmer. ,. j. C. THQflPSON, Lawyor. , gnscar and aolzo mid tuako Ilia base iono of the inhnbltod coral UlnuJ' i of Pollnosca. I In vlow of Uio report that ihc Jup n now Intend to Invent Vladivostok. Oi'n. llntlavoff, who has bcun Inter vlowod, has expressed tlu opinion thnt If tlio Vladivostok should O'l blockaded, RoJeatYonsky would bo compelled to roturn. Emperor Nicholas Is expected lo r turn tomorrow to at. I'otorsuurg wnor la council of war will bo hold. I hoy mado It a rulo tow never growl nbout th' wether whon It rains jon my hay thet'B cut; th' samo rnln , llko makes sum other follor's hay Jurow thot halu't cut. Kf a woman wuz tew heed tho skrlptural ndvlce about taking no thought o' what sho shall wear, I gue9.i uh men folkB wud bo ashamed o' her: sum women take ..ttlo enough thought erbout th' kind uv clothoa they wear, us It Is. I wud ruthcr run over a bumble bee's neht with a mowlu' machine than tow atop wurk and talk tow a book agent. It alius wuz a mystery tow mo why sura cows wud ruther stand with their hlud feet In a milk bucket when they Is so much moro room ouUldc. 11. F. I'HKNHI.B Y. Vice Pres. O.H. MAUPIN A't Cathlnr ANK Ardmore, Indian Territory $ 60,000.00 200,000.00 gi i Eh A. H. PALMER, Cashier. FRED C. CARR, AssL Cashier K. A. JONES, I'urnlturc. SAM NOULE, Hardware Merchant. J. R. PGNNINUTON, Wltolesalo Her chant. R. W. RANDOL, HerchanS DAS1IC5 PEACE IS FORGED UY INTERVAL COMPLICATIONS N THE RUSSIAN COUNTRY. Russian Second Pacific Squdron Will e Recalled to European Waters. Russian Officials Urge That Peace to Impossible. St. Petersburg, Jan. 5 Nicholas returned today -Hmporo" to the Tsraskoo Solo from lMuslc. An oxtranrdlnnry council Is expect ed to bo hold nt tho Tsraakoo Sell Immediately and It U believed th'.1 whole war situation will bo reviewed lienurai Kuropuutiii uas ueon caueu , innrKHt. rno weapon usihI was u upon to telegraph his opinion of tho j Colt's 46 rovolver of an old style i situation at home, which canuot bi i Roth shots llrod by Lester struck the disregarded In considering tho future. victim. The llrit bullet passed j There la ovldcnco tho revolutionary ' through Prater's arm and lodged tit agitators have docldod to tako ovory his .right chest, the other wound In j ndvnntngo of the government's po"i I the lowur purt of his body. Tho Ihh. tlon to compel the summoning or theh)0t entered his back or side and national assembly ahd thoy aro ! .went clour through, striking llastlnesl ginning to redouble their otfort i Tho newspapers, despite tnu puu jHiuowaih. in ui opinion uio , lshment Inlllcted on them, aro speak-! slclan who reached the deceased ing out with grwit boldness. Hoeniiiu . shortly after ho was shot tho 'Irst ; . . ......... it - !...! - .1 .nnt. ly regardless of the consequences tney aro using ovory pretext tor savm critlclsm of the bitreaiicracj . t he . j7.enistvos In detlanco of the govern uieiu s winning rouuuuu iu muiuunai-1 Ize the throno for the program adopt , a Jed at tho meeting of the lemslvr. , ! delegates horo. 1 Consenuently In spite ot the lou.i ! nrnmHnn. .,f tho offlclal worl: M.,.i nnn t im,vn9Kll.ln. th.. on! nlr.M tS hold by exceeding shrowd obsr.- crs that the government may b. lore . ,..i ln nnncli.ln nor.ce ivltn lilll.lll - tl l . . - order to have free bar Is to Af. wilt.: TtTrfe trouble occurred In Joliu at. the Internal altuatlon. With Increas-1 Davis' rostaurant on Main street, Just lug comi.Ucatlons M. Wltto. presidea. it wo doors from tho cornor where the of tho ministerial council, looms ui ! crime was committed. larner aa a strong man to whom the emperor will turn In the present eru If. St. Petersburg, Jan. G. Although or ders to that effect have not yet bcsr. Bent to Admiral Hojostvensky, tho Associated Tresa la able to annouuee positively that a decision hns hem reachod that tho Uusslnn second Pacific squadron will roturn to Kuro poan waters. Toklo, Juu. C Tho Port Arthur supplementary agreement publlsho t today provides for tho appointment ol commissioners to superintend tho en forcement of tho provisions In th' capitulation compact and deals wHh the treatment of the officers and men The commissioners aro to meet at tin base of tho Pchlyu mountain at noon Tuesday uoxt with military and naval oflicers of Port Arthur fortress in the order Indicated by Japanese on tho receipt of tabulated list of tholr or ganlzations who shall conduct thoin-fc-elvos bo as to urrlvo at tho eastern oxtromlty of Yahutaul at P o'clock Tuosday morning. Notice of First Meeting of CndUorr. In tho United SUtoi nour. In the Indian Torrltory, Southern dlsitlc'., at Pauls Volley. In bankrupicV. In tho matter of it. V. Hartley, bankrupt, In bankruptcy. To tho crodltoM of II. F. Hartley of Wynnowood, of tho Southern dis trict, aforesaid, n bankrupt. Notice Is hereby given that on the 22d day of Decembor, A. D., 1301, tji Bald H. F. Hartley waB duly adjudicat ed bunkrupt, and tha. the llrst meet lug of creditors will bo hold at Paul Valloy, In tho Southern district, In dian Torrltory on ho llth day ot Jnnuary, 1005, at 10 o'clock In tho forenoon, at which Umo and pluco tho said creditors may attend, prove their claims, appoint a trustee, ox amino tho bankrupt, nnd transact such other business us may properly como beforo said me-Hlng. 'VRItKKIt B. TAYLOR, Roferco In Uankmptcy. Flrat published Jan. C, 1005. A Life at Stake. If you but know tho Bplondld mort of Foley's Honoy and Tar you woul novcr bo without It. A doso or two will provont an attack ot pneumonia or la grlppo. It may savo your life Bonner & Uonnor. D.LFRASER 18 DEAD STREET SHOT DOWN OH MAIN YESTERDAY EVENING. E. W. Lester Is In Jail Doth Were Well Known Citizens What Eye Witnesses to the Crime State. Fraser Was a Mason. Shortly after u o'clock last night David U Frnsor, a pioneer resident ot , Ardmore, waa shot twlco and almost i Instantly killed. Tho slayer was 15. ,W Lester, an old citizen of this city. !Tho killing took pluco 011 Main street. within a few feet of Joe HaStlllO S house. The bullet was found on tin wounu was uie mio iiini tmiswi Tho shot struck some vital part ' Kraser blod to doath. ' nr bhil to death instantly. ,V ltie iiini-n in- luiiiub muiu v..n. only .one or two persons on tne Hlro,i one of those was I). N. For guson, who is employed In a grocery j ore. Another ultnosa, whoso name Ms withhold, was In closo proximity 10 t ho bhootlng. ' ' It seems from tho host liilorinatlon j obtainable tho men hnd some trouble nihiM4i tli kl l ing. Taw - . Accordlnu- to the statement of Mr. According to the statement Davis, tho proprietor, Lostcr was eat lug supper, l-rnser was also In tho placo. Ho sat down by tho sldo or Lester and began talking, "lloth men," ho said, "appeared to bo drink Ing. After Untshlug his supper Ib tor wont over and sat .'own by tho stove. Lester snld something about Fraser having him fired when ho was a guard at the Jail lister was somo what abusive. I remember that some thing was said about settling tho mat ter. Lostor said 'coinu out here," und went toward tho frout door. Fraser did not move, but was still sitting. Lester camo on back and some word3 passed. I then took Fraser to tho back door and 'mt him out. 1 did not seo any weapon In Frasor'a hand I though tho troublo was all over. Lester wont out of tho front door." Mr. Davis said that only two or three minutes elapsed beforo the shooting commenced. Shorty" Twyford, who works In nn resiaunint. mado a similar 8tivtemt.nt. U N. Fergusou, an oyo wltnosB to tho tragedy, wufl soon by a represent ative of Uio Ardraorelto. His stite- mout Is aa follows: "I work In Crosby's grocery store 1 was going to dollvor a sack of tlou: up tho street. When I renched tho comer I siw Dave Fraser coming to ward Main street. Ho was going uonh. Lostcr was coming towaru tho sidewalk, south. Tho men met In 'ho pavement near itastluu's placo. The men, after mooting, began to ox chango blow. I thought that It wa-3 ouly a fist fight. Fraser struck Jester a blow which seemed to stagger hlat. IwfBt r's hat fell off. Within two or thrco stops ot Fraser Lostor pullod a gun and tired, As Frasur staggered toward tho sidewalk Iostor tlrod again. Tho two dhots worn close to gether." Another oyo witness to the deed said that after Fraser was Bhot ho walked to tho Bltlowalk In front or HaH.tlno'B plnco and foil. As ho wai going, tho witness furthor said, lis ter dropped his gun, plckod It up and fired tho second shot. Tho oyo witness did not sco any weapon In Frasor'a hand. Aftor bo'.ng shot tho first Umo Mr. Fraser olthor staggered or walkod to tho sidewalk from tho nsphnlt pave ment and teli Life vn evMnct w.icn Dr. J, W- E.ittli mado an oxamtna ho ivsi reacnoL iiou of the dead mini's wounds. Mo Mid that tho Hint Hbot which lodKtM in hi- rl(!ht cheat whs evidently the ono that produced death. Tho other , bullet, tin said, passed through the I lower part of IiIh body. ' After tho shooting Luster walked 'north. It 1 claimed that ho Htumbled over n hot that wan In tho street. It I Ik nltm said Unit ho dropped his gun, ij'l'ked It up, and then wont touur.l jttinlth's livery stable. When ho reach ed tho sldo door In front of Young' i 'furniture store Frank IColb met him land took charge of him. Tom L Smith came out of tho livery stable and rellovod Lester or his gun. The two men then took tho prisoner to Hi.. Jail. Mr. Smith say a that IOsttor made .1 statement In which hu said thnt In. wns sorry that he shot Frnsor, but that It was an old grudge nnd he had ., . .. .,.,, ,.,.,, 1)f tho lle'ml mn WHlp lakon t nls home. Ho leaves a wire ,,, ,,., j,onBhlvo, Cydo Kt, , - .,. ,.mlMl lu n, ....,. . fl,l..n.. ... I. I, la nnt,w,i.t 1 Tho deceased has been a rosittctr of this city for many years. Urt wa:. . an old Confederate soldier and a I member ot the Ardmoro Mason' . lodge. It Is stated that he was v.l j erect) in lodge work. I'ster, who did the killing, has re sided hero for a long time, lie wu. 'alko an old Confederate soldier. Ir ! tlit battle of flettysburg ho was wnlln(t,Ml in tho right arm. Tho rosim ()f U)nl wouml CUUHe,i ,m lo j0HU um, tu,r ,Io , nbm y(Hr , lllPmMl to m) 0Ul un,j )lH n blnuk mustache. Ho has, at tre- niienl Intervals, worked at Uio gun H1lltn trft)1() Tim nrrnngenieniM hi, inu iiincrai ( prilHar mv. not fte-, made. Ills Hon j riicago has been advised ei t,,e killing, nj tm luiitral will nr.t i,e held until ho reaches this city. . . Notice of First MeetlnQ of Creditor. m me milieu amies mi. ' Southern District ot the Indian Tt ,niiiry, ill imiiiuui-n.,. ... .... m. . iM,.t,..M,. , in uio im..-r y. ,. .... ... & Co.. IlankrupU, In llnnkniptcy. I To Uio creditors of T. M. Richard "' '. l,f Tishomingo. I. 'I., ar.d Miumct aioreai... a us. h. Notice la hereby given that on Uio 4th day of Jan. A D., H'OD. th.. uld T. M. Itlcnardsjn . ( c. and each ot them was duly udjudleatod bankrupts and Ihnt-tho llrst mooting" of their en d llors will be held ut my olllco in tno United States court Iioubo in the city of Tishomingo on the lfith day of Jin. A. I).. 1005, at ten o'clock In the foro noon, at which time tho mid creditors may attend, prove their clnlms, np point a trustee, examine tho bankrupt and transnct such other business a-.' may properly come beforo bald meet Ing. P. . H. SHEARER. Referoo In Unnkruptcy Tishomingo, I. T., Jan. 4th, 1005. First published January 0. 1005. Resolution. WlieroaH, Tho Grand Exaltod Rule. of the universe has In hla Divine wis dom eeon lit to removo from our midst our esteemed brother, A. J Mllburn and whereas In hla untimely death the community has sustained n much felt loss, his family has boon boroft of a devoted father and lovlnv husband und Emct Udgo No. 131, 1 f). O. F., has lost an ostoemed um. ardeut brother, now bo It, therefore Resolved by Etnot Iodge. No. 131, I 0. O. F that wo extend to the beret. tamlly of our dopartcd brother ouj heartfelt sympathy In this the hour oi miction, that a copy of those rosolti tlona bo spread upou tho records oi the Lodge, that n copy bo sent ti tho fnmlly of our decoded brotho. and that Uio Ardmorulto and Chirr, nsaw Capital be rouostod to publlsn same. A. II. SKELKY, A. L. HENRY. OommlttM January 3, 1005. ""Legal" Notice". Tho partnership horotoforo exlstlr.s bctwoon W. 8. Smith and J. Holmes Alters, tinder tho tlrm namo of Smith. Akers (c Co., dealers In real estate, has been dissolved. Mr. Akers will retire and engago In tho dry goods Lustiioss and shall bo rolloved ot ult further responsibility for roata col lected or othor monoya handlel J. If. AKERS, W. S. SMITH. 0-tt Horn, to Mr. and Mrs. O. A. Wells ii daughter. Mrs. Wells, who is in Denistm, is reported as doing nicoly. j Kuvi.1. I T., Jan. 5. fJov- tint- I). If Jolins'or. of tho Chick ihiw Nation ivhilu waitinc- m 1 10 depot horo this morning stated that about 0,000 pllteillH iu ..uh. nun ooon signed by tho governors of tho two nations, but declined to say whether they would hu del.vored to nlln.n.ns without t ho approval of t0 soo tvUtry 01 the inuwior. merely remarking thy W()lll(, by .RSU(yl according ih.w U0 dooH uot ' li,l,t u, Ni'orettiry will insist -u their being submitted to him for approval. A 8MALL OLAZE, nishep F. K. Brooke Turned In th Flro Alarm. An iilurin of fir,, which proviii toh-at Will Ikurd-i, house on South II strcot, wiih turned in y.'htiMduy aiternoon lo the tie Kirtn...t. -j'Ju.y ni!l(, ft qu-ck run but th.- blaze hud been ox tinuishetl ero they reaehed tho weno. The dn map! wits slight. 'I'll.- lire tinVinatetl from it toy cooltinw .move in which Mr Utard's little girl hud a fire in tin- front room. The liro from the stove cnughtthc luce window eurtuins and these blazed up and burnt the wall paper from tho wall; the carpet was also slight ly damaged. The alarm of lire was turned in by LMshop Lirooko of Guthrie, who was passing the houso ami who ran in ami helped to oxtin guish the Haines. Davla News. McCluskey ,t Son have bou;ht fio half iniurusi of Sol Erd wiinn in the Ibusmoss of Erd wurm & ICllis, and tho.fi rm will be known in tho faturo its M,.. (Jlnslcuy ,fc BU8. Tho .McCltislfey familv hii.l another anntiiil happy reunion u,ll,,, 'iristmas. Onee moro father, mother and tun children were seated at tho Christmas breakfast table. May tho chain remain unbroken for many years lo como. Deeso Couplo Marrlod. U. fl. Pounders and Miss Iiota dill, both of Dcoso, wore united in marriago at tho Episcopal church Thursday night. Uov. F A. .luny ollleiating. A Good Attraction. The Mendellsohn Quartette Co. was at tho Robinson Opera flouso last evening as tho fourth attraciton of the Lyceum Course and delighted the vast audience who assembled to bear them. This is without doubt the best ittt action that lias yet boon put on the stage by tho Lyceum Course and was a most satisfao tory performance. Tho voices of tho young men are beautiful ly blended and llnely balanced tnd modulated. Tho child im personations by Miss Marguer "tte Smith displayed a fund of talent and her voico changed from the mature tones of wo manhood tj tbe childish treble hat ono forgets tho oman and sees only tho child on the stage She won her audience at onre iy tho appealing tedderness of -be numbers sho rendered. Tho next attraction of the Ly c.eum Course will be the Uitch'ie Entertainers, who will appear at tho opera house Friday, Feb ruary 8. Charlie Dibbrol who has been in tho employ of tho Burto-: Peel Dry Goods Co for only three years was givon tho dres goods department of tho stoiv Tuis is qui to an advancement as Mr. Dibbrol has boon in Un ity goods business so shut i time.