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VOLUME XII. rs,2?B') A K DM QUE, END. TER.. TTKSDA Y EVENING. .IANTARY IT. 1005 CRIPllO!i 50G PER flOMH i PORT ARTHUR Headquarters of Iho Third JnpuuU9 VICTORIOUS JAPANE8E ARMY,Army' Jnn' ll' il T,on Tsln' Jun' 1S' FORMALLY ENTER CITADEL. jTll vlclrIou Japanese army yestcr- 'day formally entered Port Arthur. General Nog! with IiIh staff entered Under Command of General Nog!, Precession Five Miles Long Old T own Is Badly Battered Find Warships Practically Unless, - Toklo, Jan. lC.-Gonoral Nogl has wrltton to tho sottmu' of Nagasnksl tho following: ta iu iuo treatment 01 ueuorui Stoessel you will bo advised by tho proper authorities, but It mav not bi out of placo to point out that General StoesBol Is now noIUier a prisoner ot war nor onomy, but a foreign gontlc- tleman who meritoriously served him country and moreover, so honorably ; performed with unnecessary delay the complicated task or transferring U n f,,..u nnA I I t T. . . ! that he deservos to be accordod full military honors, aad I recommend him to your consideration," , , , f tt Is reports that, ,, Toklo. Jan. 16.- U P. AN DKKHON. rrenl.lctic C. ,. ANnKKHON. flsihlr IRST NATIONAL BANK Ardmore, Indian Territory Capital Paid In $ 00,000.00 Surplus Funds '. 200,000.00 Total .$260,000.00 Tho tililoHt bunk In Indian Torrltury. Account of llrms ami tmtlvl'luaU Kulloltod upim ttiH mult liberal tcrrna oonnlntunt with uooil bnnkloi;. WiJW.WaSHHS 1 R. Ai JONES FURNITURE m CARPETS ; I I I I I W. S. WOLVERTON a SON Insurance, Bonds, Real Estate, Abstracts Tlio Ur.oat and itroD.ent (thenar In tho two territorial. Managers of Ardmore Abstract Co, fjnem) Asootn U,looli Lite Inaursnce Co. nil UnltnU 3tt Plilalttr snd Ouarantr Company. J. A. BIVEN8, President DON LACY, Vice-President THE CITY NATIONAL BAM ARUflOKU, INI Tl-R. Capital $100,000.00 Surplus Funds 30,000.00 Attcouuts of linns nd iulivldmils Kolicitt'il Courteous treatment uccirdod t,t fill tililco ARDMORE NATIONAL B ARDMORE, !ND. TER. Capital Stock and Additional liability. : : : : : S2QP jQO.OQ We Conduct a General Banking Buriinetja f( r Yon sincl Accept Small and Large Accountfl DIRECTORS. K. S.nil ll. President. C. M. CAni'UnLL, Vice Prt3 LliE ClUICK, Cishler. (1. W. YOUNO, Farmer. I. C. TtlOni'SON. Lawyer. ,n .inpauiwii gonannno uiscovered u woman nbout 'JO years olil disguised among tho Russian prisoners brought to Nl9hlma. first through tho old town and took stand In tho public ,, of tho I new town. Tho army was represent ,'eu by ono regiment from aeh 'jrl-j Kiide. The procession, which was live miles long, was three hours passing . the salntlns bnsu after which tho troops passed out of tho city, through ;tho new town. The correspondents then hastened to capture tho city for ithe tlrst time. Tho old town hiillrilntrK r my smashed by shells but tn. !.,... i,.,.... .i, ,ut.. ... Shipping In the harbor Is badly Unm - i.v-iioiiK n... ,,.rchi.,, i.i.. practically usoloss owing to tho Inju- , ih,.v im,i nq!nin.,i i.v ..hi.iu From Brad Hays 1 am at Snood now. Preached hero now lrirliel hern' anJ'nlgh vlll ko 1 "frobS- L HAYS Missionary Sunday morning south from here ney. imAI) HAYS. Missionary. rJl" ,Ma7 V'lT'L tP,!," l,?7Tr',,mllor' th0 JourniU wa" ln,uc 'oipoctfully ask Uiat an Inspector or C07 E) street, northwosL 17-6. a spoc, of wrMorB photo. joxamnur ,)0 IlHH(;no1 Ml U)0 -. -fgrnphcrs. etc. to picture conditions as ; Western district, clothed with the 1). F. KREN8I.KV. Vlce-Prn. t'.H. MAUPIN" Ain't Cfihler A. H. PALMER, CMer. FRED C. CARR, AaiL Cathltr W. A. JONUS, Furniture. SAM NOWLH. Hnrdware Alerchnnt. J. U. PGNNINU TON, Wholesale Her-' chant. . W. RANDOL, nerchaii. P .1 ANK BUSINESS MEN MEET C01D5".ATA1!"00D..ED!T,0N OF KANSAS CITY JOURNAL. Believinn It Will Be AdvantaneOus Ardmore Many Contribute Toward the Effort Manager J. O. Nellson Addressed Meeting. , At the city hall last night represent 'ntlvo buslnoH men of thu cltv re 1 KP'lwl call of tho Commercial Club regarding tho proposed statehood edition or tho Kansas City Journal. It -s remembered that tho Journal will 'Hhnrtlv iHKiio n mmnmnlli odtllnn Rhnu-- I -w .. Ing the resources or tho Chlclasaw Nation. lr,L-..tt,er !,!, nil ImmWnnl ...... factH conccrnlK Indian Territory. TUo of " rlUny In securing self autonomv ... ...nv-..u. 1st the hands of congress, and through the Influence of business men of the j they really oxlst. t Representatives of tho Journal jcamo here for tho purpose of Indue - j Ing tho city of Ardmore to tnko space jin tho edition, showing tho advan- tagos of tho town. The meeting was , for tho purpose of dovlslng ways and, I, means for the payment of this space. Ihislnoss Munairor .7. r. .Nell,, ,,r the Journal sUtehood clltlon state,! to tho meeting Uiat ho would llko to J sen Ardmoro represented lu tho pa per. Ho said many of tho most Im portant towns of tho territory hart contracted for an exposition of the , advmitages of tho cities Hu felt i that Ardmoru was ono of thu crrnntest i towns In tho territory and thorcforo ' could 111 afford to bo loft ou tot tho pa- per. HIa Ideas about the mattor Ilia ldw about the matto.-. seeraed to appeal to Uioso presont and thero wero strong addresses madu ursine tho necessity of tnklnsr tuvxir- able action on tho question of th0 , town being represented In the odi tlon. .iiiujuK uiuisu wuti Mpuhu in iiivor a I tho proposition were Mayor Dick, aid- noy Suggs ,J. E. Humphrey and others. I I.. .... Among thoso who spoke In favor ait. buggs pointed out tho advantages cr advertising and his remarks, while Imnronmtii won. wn rv.Mvn,. , impromptu, wore well roeolved. ' t'niinu-ini. iim jitii.inn nf n, following tuo discussion or tho mav ti r oeverM utito.i ii.m ,i, , ur several nutod that thoy would contribute toward bearing tho oxpons of tho page write-up In tho Journal. A committee consisting of tho fol lowing was appointed to canvas, tho city in an effort to raise funds with which to pay for tho pae. monUoned. I'rof. W. if. Ruck, J. S. Rowman and M r nrieht ' 1 1 iiMa7 will m -s . j J (.! NEILSOX. I -----------, , This wmmlttoo will mako a strong.'1'08 1,1 Vollticnl positions throughout effort to socuro tho amount necessary tU' W"3'6 Mct llQU Ul" to purchaso tho space In tho edition I,lntlvo vovor to perroct the political of Uio Journal. .machine. In his own interests. Notice, W. 0. W. j All Woodmen ploaso meet a tK. or V. hall Weinosday, January 18, to ut - tend tho funeral of Sov. J. S. Wlioolor. ED SANDLIN, C. C. T. J. JONES, Clerk. , W, H. Blakomoro, -who hns boon c.nOned to his bed for tho past few days with Illness, is again on tho streets. JUDGE G.W. RAYMOND GHtJ Q"N6T WESTERN OI8TRICT JUDQE. toXlarer.ee B. Douglas of Muskogee Files Specific Charges Against Judge Raymond, Setting Forth Sev eral Causes for Same. (J.CI)a Washington, p. C. Ju-i were today IlliM will: the United Stutos attorney general as follows: I To tho Honorable the Attorney (Jen - V1U.I u, lliu U11111.-1.1 Ol'llt-'B, l1v-JHiri- ment of Justice. Washington, I). C. r.-..i ..f .1... rt..i...., ........ . fin-. mniti. .iiik,,-- ..... '"'VI !41fSVl t UVIIUVI IUIWII, 1 IIVUIll , it my duty, as u citizen of the West- i...itit .. .... i t u juitii.iui uinii ii.ii ui iiiuiuii iu vlu juiwi. I.H uim-iiui. ui lUUIItll I Of ( ritory ,to Mo with your department follows sp(..,.c charges against i Judge C. W. Raymond, Judge of tho United States Court for tho Western I niutrlrt nf in.Hnn Tm-riir.,-.- nr,A .authority to summon witnesses, take tostlmony and make a thorough In 1 vestlgatlon, not only or the charges llled, but on such additional com ' plnlnts us may bo reported to bim during his stay In that district: Charges. ! I hereby charge C. W. Raymond. ' i United States Judge of tho Western District of the Indian Territory, with being it porson, wholly untitled, by 'temperament and learning, for the j poult Ion ho occuplos. Ho Is,, to a most extreme degree a potty tyrnnt on tho bench, discourteous to the , members of tho bar to tho point or nciiig inclining, entirely without con sideration for their tecllntef, often i meeting their respectful addresses with violent outbursts of ilisgracclul profnnlty. and his ionduct, since his appointment as Judge, has resulted in a very great degree. In his forerell lug tho respect and conlldcueo and re spoct of thu members of tho bar and tbo people of the district over 'which ho presldos. j no assumes in many cases, to uo a law unto himself, and In tho mutter ot passing Judgment, Instructions to Murshnls to Juries and In treatment of witnesses 1ms ropoattdly violated tho rules of decencj' and In many cases tho statutory law. Ho has pros tituted his high olllclal position to thu lowest depths of political degradation, 111 u' unort ' "1,u ror hlmseir a 10lltlc"1 Mn power against his political opponents and practitioners beforo III scourt as a highwayman would use a sandba;; lo club his victims Into submission. Ho has attempted to brlbo, by ol- 'rt co' a luomber of tho bar, an aspirant lo mo position or dole- Knto lo 010 N"0"1'' Convention In onler that Uo- Kiymond, might bo aua " 'l-u'- ''. lias attoraptetl to bribe tho same a', tornoy with offers of appolntmont or his, tho attorney's, relative to posl- Hons. Tho condition being that tho at- tornoy should withdraw from tho race for delegate to tho National Conven tion. Iioth falling, he has. through his i Plla uppoluteoH and managers, , "mile, cam lat0 to ru thnf lilu Knuineua l,M flfl fltffirniiv wolilrl ' ." . i k V i iV n, ..... . t'"" Ho presiding Judgo or tho dls-; ' ,u "m"ur' ' ' 1 I rcspectfu y ask tlia-. u copy or trlct, and when all other moans had i ' ' ' ........ . ...i'oao chargos bo sorvod on Judgo fallod. secured the withdrawal of tho ...... . . .. ... , , Raymond and that at a 4 car y a date 7" 10 """ics powlblo an lnestU,ilon may be uch elKat. In favor of himself. respectfully sub- 'nond, ftftor hainK cottvlnc- mttoL ,'llllm' thro,,s1' h'B; V'" P""" , CIVllENCH U. UOUOUAa. " clal Pfoaslonol ruin, bo long . nB no ilaymo WUB "n u-,,luu- ' haK placed his ofllclal apiioln-1 110 "tt" "I'PoiniiMi newHmmr men w 'Hiibordlnato position nnd uses their I'apors U) oxplolt his actions and arbl- , 'fy orders tho logal notlcoa print- ' c'' I" "'u papors or his nppolnteos, i violating sUtutos providing for such legal notices to bo publlsued In tnu nearest papers lo tho property treated ot In such notices. Ho is so suscoptl-; bio to nowspaper commont and crltl clsm that ho has glvon a reward ot a diamond ring nnd an order for Uvo hundred nxtm copies of the edition tt the newnpnpor reporter ritlliK favor able comment on Ills actions and np pointing to an otllclul position wortti from $2,000 lo $3,000 a ymr, ror news paper men commending him In their writing. Ho lias Ignored, In ouo Instance at leant, nttornej-H who doslrod to pro- went a writ of habeas corpus, mooting Z.., f rrofanlty and refusing to tnko any no - lion, while In another emptorlly ordered the United .State .eleuse a fugitive from Justice on a i wrl (of habeas rorpus beforo tho same .had been llled or lognlly applied fori i Tho mnrshat. revising to recognize the ; verbal order, ho made n'urittmi t.u.i : pencil order In tho mart-pars otllce mllrkHbil, urowtli of those some tlma lift the fugltlVofroin lusttro be ,JH,nC0 established, makes tho number i 1 anu ,a, lhw,li occuneul""" R"vmeni lownsnes n,m oiSMoou months age no wrl ! "UP corpus hns 'er to this I. In. I.n ... . .. .1 ''! iivvu iiit-Buiium 10 ( 11.1 in.irHiiiii 1 , ,, . f"Kltlv" froR1 i""00. " i I(url (?rP0r, Is still lit Mbnrtv f)ti 1 . i l.li i """nr l"!,,u- ,l mnv ", "r ' 1 ',t add that SH'd Greer H the .... i . . ,, , . . ' ' ' '"""T, ,l0W8"ll"0r no,oll""l i f" , J Z'Z I . , " UA 'lrl"w 'he Interests of lawyers nnd clients In his Miiri nn ii n altar of his nmbltlon !i make a r-mni as a criminal Judge, d.,ch rocoid belnr based on his herding twenty or thirty petty offenders Into the court room a' ono time, take pleas of guilty and pass sentence on thorn at tho rato of ono or two per minute. These pleas of guilty being secured by reason or Uio fact conveyed to tho prisoners that they can take their sontenco, servo It, mid be out probably before their cases may bo called for their iriul by tho court. I'iled herewith you will fl niloxhl bit ns follows: Hxhlblt "A", letter from Hon. A. R. Quorry, chairman of tho Republican committee for tho Creek nation, attor noy and counsellor at law, Tulsa, Indian Territory. Hxhlblt "It", luttur from Hon. H. M Rutherford, .Miiyor of Muskocoo '. T., and for four years iiia.'Bl.al of tho Ni.rthern district ot Indian Tcnltory. Kxhlblt "0". letter r...m ur i a' I awcett. attorney ut H.v, il( Idenvllle, 1 r. ICxhlblt "I)', loiter from Hon. Char les do Wnltervlllo, Republican execu tive committeeman for Indlun Terri tory. ICxhlblt "U", lettur uud charges sign ed by Robert Toomer, nttornoy ut law, .Muskogee, Indian Territory Hxhlblt "F". letter and rim... fr,.m MJa Tlimfw AlnrnunJ attonioy ut alountlnS t 10.C38.M acros, Chcro law, Muskogoo, I. T. lkeo Nation, flfty-throo towns, nraouut Hxhlblt "O", United States Marshal a record of case of Hurt R. Oroer and habeas corpus herein beforo referrod to. In conclusion, 1 doslro to say that ii uio department ot Justice will scud an examlnor to tho Western district In my Judgment Uio most shocknlg and disgraceful condition of utTalrs will bo found to oxlBt, relief from which can only bo securud by calling the, matter to your nttontlon, as 1 have done herein, I am fully awaro that to chargu a United States Judge with the offonses above enumerated is u serious mat tor and worn I not confident that the charges could bo sustained nail oven more of a dnmaglug character be de volojied, I corlnlnly would not make tin m. A? the publisher of a morning dally paper in tno Westorn dlbtrlct as a iMMnK u d(,an a(jm,n;BtratIoIJ w vw minor in tho Western district r n I'1" f 'o country to tnko Uio action 3un 5 1905t .Vuikogee, I. T. BECAUSE CHILD WAS A GIRL. MrSi 8arah Ubma(1i a cl,eag0 Woman Committed Suicide, Chicago, III., Jnu. lC.-Ilnodln over 'tho fllct mt hor chd hom H,x wwk0 "ngn, was a girl ItiBtoad of n boy, Mrs. '1Mmm commltttHl suicldo by Inhaling j jlrHi ubman al80 Uw llwiUl ,of hor snpoid (iRKhter, Krida .Two ot,1Pr Bmall cJl(lnm who ,im, ,,ecri iovorcomo by 0lt, ,.ilH wurt, rmilU(, by neighbors. ror ueann h buko eai hoiomon s very best bread. Every loaf haa his name on It. 17-lm TOWNSITES NEW TOWNS NOW A MATTER OP MUCH INTEREST. 10""'' View as to How New Towns Wars Established Improvements, Pay ments, Cost of Surveying and Platting Some Townsltes. The number of uow towns hp.lnc- i ,,lf: 1,1 ' orrltory and tho r o- - " ...l.-n-ni. ,1111, 1H KUOWI ns a Kovernmenl townslto In ludlaa riMTltlttn la 11 fnu't, tlmt u-nu 1. " "v "" Ilhliisl before tho allotting of land bo gun. In those towiif. there woro usually a few iradein, a big credit "0llHO "r lWO 11 f0W llUndfOil fHW ..i . . i ,,, i.. l ! Iu only a few Instances had any d considerable uUo, and. t Important points on rail I "mjs- I"" pioneer town builders ll!ul 1,u,lt hfU8-' and othorwlso lmproy d considerable property. It was for the protection or thoho persons win had come Into the territory prior .t Its opening tn the proper sense, though itK)u tho sanction of tho tribes that tho government ovolvcd tho govern ment townslto plan. This was to r horvo from allotment at (acli town :i Hulllclent amount of land for the nee lit of prospoctlvo development of tli town. This land thus reserved una (hen Inld off Into streets and blocl. and the appraisement of tho lots wai madn. The nppralsemeif t wus not: high. Tho person who had improvements on lots had tho lots scheduled lo him, anil for thorn ho paid the government appraisement. Tho lots on which thero woro no Improvements wtro lold at ,lllct'0,1 Tho payments vo-o made in '"' n,,lu"u installments. Th.s money wt'nt t0 11,0 iril0 1,1 wl'lel1 'ho town was located.' I'rom theso townsitcK sales the Iiidlnn tribes do- (lived a very largo revenue. Tho larg est townslto Inld out by tho govern ment In Indian Territory was Musko goo. Hero 2iH acres wero Included If tho original townflte. Thu total area of land Included within Uio town rites In tho vnrlous nation') In (''.', UT I r, l acres, divided ns follows: Creek Nation, twenty-live towns. 1,B to y-51,'7 acres; Choctaw Nation, ninety townh. amounting to 18,'JIO IU acres; Chickasaw Nation, 130 towns, amounting lo 23.C9t.C3 acres. , Un(lor 11,0 Curtis net and the orlg I "groomcm wuu uio unociaw nnu Chlckara.w Nation thoso survoyswoni 1 lo 1,0 ml,rto hy- tho tow""'lo commis slon3' "ostanlUR in IS'J'J tho work "),oct0'c w'1' rur commissioners. one each at Wagoner Hid Muskogee, In tho Creek Nation, ouo for tho Choc taw and ono for tho Chickasaw nation This method was found to be unwlso and iu 1900 tho survey was placed on tlroly under tho control of tho secre tary of tho interior. Tho cost of the survoys raado by tho secretary of tho Interior has boon approximately an acre. Including all cxpensos ot trans portatiou from and to dlfforont towns i South MAJostor, survoyed by the lownsuo commission tor tno cnoctaw wuiuunnwu iur iuu v.-uik-ihw Nation, cost approximately 12.0uo. or , $u , an llcr0i ,hf) Umo wnnm ,a )oln;. ! . . .. ll"nwi mourns, ine surve or ra more, under the townslto comralssioT for tho Cht'jkantt Nation cost IG, 000, or 7.1C an aero ,and when cornplo' ed was found to bo absolutely worth less and an entire now survey was made at a cost ot J2.07 an acre. Th survey o f.Muskogee, made by thu Muskogoo townslto commission, cuf i $15,812, or $6.48 an ncro. The co - r ,tho Wagoner townslto, by the Wavnv jir townslto commission, cost $lti,t t or $6.28 an acre. Held to Grand Jury. Tho examining trial of U, W. iah tcr, who is charged with tho murdor of D. U tVasor on tho evening of t io 5th of this month, was heard Saturday afternoon and tho greater part of iho day ..Monday. Sevontoeu witnesMM 1 1 all were examined nnd their tei nv y taken Iu tho case. When all tin f.-sii mouy had been taken, Luster w n bound over by Judge Robneit, .n u cnarge ot murder, to await me a uti of tho grand Jury, without ba'l I 0- , was committed to Jail