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The 1 Ardmorelto Associated Press Mi. J. P. PANN DHNTIST -'News Service 0c Uiinc't limit Mturo OJiUME XII. I 8IDNKV HUUUO.I I rRnrniBTOi, J ARDMOM, INI). TER., HLON DAY EVEN1NU, MAY 1, Li)U5 SUBSCRIPTION 50G PER 10NIHI NUiiLBEIt 147 N THE LIMELIGHT INVESTIGATION OF INDIAN AGENT SHOENFELT. fter ionilnnal Wni'k for Seven Weeks the Inspector Are Unable to Agree on Report Each Sends Separate One. rdmortlto Sncclnl. Muskogee, I. T. April 2?. The In.- . . t I a If 3 In.tinli t mtn 9 Blair Shoonfflt, which has been on ro for aoven weeks conducted by In- pectors Ik,ndc land Jenkins, has been 1 1 . .- t.nnutlwl w'rWn (V 1 Tll' -"1 11 1 n.t it'iiiinn 1 4n mill iil ui7 .... vj . i.ii ,.. - - r "cominuiiuaiiuuii ia u juivn.i w- ,uro. Neither of tho inspectors ould glvo a word for publication, nor KUtomont of any kind further than cay that the reports hnd bevn sent u 11 is oxpecico uu'ir rcioii "i mli nubile In Washington within ten Ti .icnsntlonnl feature of tho lnv-s- i ni!o,i Una In Uif fact that after SOV weeks' work and n vast amount ot . t a ..t . I.. ......... .Imimriinnl r T service, the Inspectors were unable) agree on their report nnd each pent n iv.parate one. This Is taken to ui that ono wouni recommend mm 'i be tome radical change made v '.hat the other doe3 not so recom- t ,ha' the result In Washington win when tho scparato reports nro re- Mt-i.ii ,-nnnnt iw rnrcLom. i nero wrj ioni; coniereneo ociwevu uiu waiim-i- . .. . . .. I r..- .l... pMnrtii .... . i. i .. . . . -. i-ni iireKod. but what tho result . 1... 1 T I rl .,nl Tl.. ,..v.i flint tint lnvnirlort asrreed. how- r, and that each wns willing to sub- ,...u..t.i.,nl FiMvirtu tHMi n ronv nt Hluce tho insiKftora have been here t ... ... n .1 .i.l 1 1 I trt nnrt IVY lllf IlUIllluviiu.ii tjiu- t ... n I lini.i nlWIOlK .i r. -,'n ct jw rAnntn 1 rr a .. i i i PAimfti i iitwi u i rnm inn Hil.t of Agent Sboenfelt and placing V Uiwti' J ...... v. - tftmt of Schools John D. Benedict. i"heii tho Inspectors recommended it the oUlf o of revenue inspector no bshed and that till work should be' Lood undir tho supervision oi in- is.ucu mo louowmg appr.ii una ovt-n-Vsior Wright, and that has bcenMng; ' ! Austin, Texas, April 30. To the poo- Tillo tin- inspectws did not Include j ka uuir rejion, it is wju . . 1 . 1 I linl believe Uiat all tho tribal schools lodlun Terrllorj' should pass Into handi of Uie government at the of tribal government Jn 190G, to- r ,,.tii nil uio trinai scnooi inou- llioy may mnke IhLs recommenda- . In n sepanito report. r - IjRGING DEEDS OIAN ALLOTMENTS FAVOKI 1 fc OAME FOR EVIL NEGROES ands Outright, Representtnjj that s f Are the Ovnera Secure the p urehase Money and Get Out t of the Country. 'clto Splal. .ugeo, 1. T April 'J9. Tho fed , ,rand Jury roturued hLk Indict ('its hero today for persons charged forgluc deeds to Indian allot It is claimed that theco pertvona Vtalned Uio namo'of persons owu- A..llotraont, representing toat uiey fro those KJrcontf, sold tbo land nnd jjnod tho deods In tho name or tho ' Country. This fraud has boon prac by negnv3. Tno names oi uioso i cannot bo learned, as nono . arrant s havo been cen-ed. CITIZENSHIP. ' claim cUlzctwhlp und nro not ells or have business before lor Depiirtmont, wrllo Immo o W. W. WIUOHT, lloglRtored , Bond Building, Washington, 2Mm UNITED STATES COURT. Term Opened Today With Judge Tow'.isend Presldlnfl. Tho rprlng term of eonrt opened at Marietta today with Judge Townscnd presiding-. Tho court officials went to that ploco on tho noon train. It Is an nounced that the docket Is sot for 'throe weeks, hut it I it doubtful wheth er Uie term will last tho entire time. Both civil and criminal cases will b tried. Deputy marshals and gunrds took the following prisoners to Mnriof'n for trial: J. J. Allen, embezzlement; Will Hue!;, introducing nnd soiling; Will BurgeM, murder. Burgess Is tho negro who recently killed Kdward 13. Kogcr, near Uurneyvllle; ICllza lloni, murder; W. 11. Lothor, intro ducing; Henry WhlUon, murder nnd Wlll'lo Collier. United States Commissioner Robnett also went to Marietta to try a oaao or two. Ho will return probably to night. DISASTER IS GREAT THE LAREDOS IN TEXAS AND MEXICO SUFFER. Mayor Makes Appeal to the People of Texas for Assistance Several Lives Lost and Much Property Damaged Terrlffie. LarvJo, Texaf, April 30. Thi.s city was lact night visited by tho worst tor nado In Its history and tho loss of lite la eMlmated between twenty nnd twenty-five presons, nnd tho damage to proicrty is large. Shortly after 7 o'clock last night, after an exceedingly sultry oay, a low ering cloud made Its appearance in the outhwest. Soon- thereafter nnd wltli practically no warning, rain began fall ing In torrents4 uccompanlcd Inter mittently with heavy heall. The wind tnlttently with heavy hall. Tho wind ty and Mgns, roofs and doc-s began to fly through tho air. Tho wind wrought havoo with houses telegraph polea, shado trees, and in fact, everything that came within Its path. Tho tower of the city hall was par tially blown from Its foundation aud Is careening toward the streets, In dan ger of fulling any moment. The Htrects are practically Impassable, being cover ed with dobrU ol all kinds. ustin, April 30. fiovernor I.nnham phi of Texas: I have Just received the following telegram from tho mayor of Uar?do: Hon. S. W. T. Ianham, gorehnor or Toxas, Austin, Texas: Laredo appeals to yen iind through ou to tho gooi IKiupIo ff Texas for immediate aid In our great misfortune lau evening. The j -yclono wrought untold damage to the city. Several lives wuro lost anu dis tressing conditions prevail. It Is lm possibo Just now to stat tho extent of Ions of life and damage to property, but havo accn enough to itisfy mo that wo need Immedlato aaslstanco to relieve tJio suffering and homeless. A. SAXCIIEZ, I ' Major ot Dnredo. 1 hopo our generou3 vPio wl" promptly respond to this appeal for the rollof of tho nfllleted and distressed citizens of Laredo. S. !W. T, UVSniAM, Gorornor. NAN IS FULL OF HOPES HER'FATE WILL BE KNOWN IN A A FEW HOURS. Oefore Starting to the Courtroom To day She Said That She Felt That 3he Had Spent Her Last Sun day In the Tombs, (By Associated Press.) Now York, May 1. Nan Patterson probably will know her fato within forty-eight hours. Today Uiero re mained only tho closing scenea la the trial to bo unacted. "I feel that I havo openl rcy last Sunday In tho Tombs," eho said before starting for the courtroom today. Ijet ns sell you that screen wire. Wo havo it In nil widths. Blvens, Corhn 4: rronsley. WHAT JAPAN MUST HAVE CONDITIONS ON WHICH PEACE WILL BE ACCEPTED. Russia Mutt Go The Dear Must Get Definitely Out of Far Eastern Wa ters Manchuria Reverts to China. London, April 20. It Is loamM form an authoritative source that Japan has definitely decided on an outline, of the terms upon which It will withdraw Us armies from MnuchurXi when ad vances to this end shall have bwj. mnde by llussla. Tho terms of peace as decided upon iby tho Mikado and his advisers stipulate that Korea Is to remain under Japanese protorffcn, nnd that Kusala is to inako no attempt In any way to Interfere in the administra tion of that country.Manchurla Is to be restored to tho Chlneso empire. Vladivostok Is to be dismantled and to becomo a free port. For a limited num ber of years, subsequently to bo agreed upon, Japan is to maintain a garrlcon at Port Arthur nnd at tho end of the agreed period tho futuro of tho port to bo decided upon by a confer ence between representatives of the two towers, presided ovr by a repre sentative selected by either Englnnd or France. HusBla la not seek '.o require naval htfrf In far eastern waters and tlii strength of her licet In thcn water is to be kept within well de fined limits The rallvuiys of Man churia nro to be bought at a prleo ar arrived at by mutual settlement from Hubsln by Japan and transferred to Chin u.Agl eramon etao cmfwy &hrd Cltlua. A Iarg money indemnity has been considered by .la nan, but this, it Is learned, might bo modlfl d, or oven altogether withdrawn, whllo the reten tion of a Japancso Harrison at Tort Arthur might also bo waived on Rus sia accepting the other terms. ARDMORE 8ELECTED. The Next Annual Meeting of the Den tist's Association to be Held Here. Drs. Kann, Enloe, Aberuethy, Adams and Nicholson havo rotumed from South McAloster whero they attended tho meeting of tho Dentist's Associa tion which was ono of tho moat suc cessful ever held. The dentists state that they wero royally treated aud wero well pleaded with their trip. Ardmoro was selected an tho next meeting place, after which the follow ing olllcerii wero eloc-ted for tho ensu ing year: President, Dr. Borrell of Muskogee: vice-president, Dr. S. A. I-ong of South McAlestor; secretary, Dr. II. A, Stickle, Jr. of Muskogee; treasurer, Dr. A. A. Walter of Checo tnh. Executive committee: Dr. J. K. Wright of South McAloster and Dr. B. J. Mill? of l'oteau. Court at Ryan. United States -ourt mtis opened to day at Bynn with Judge Dlekerson on the bench. Several court officials do I urted last night to attend Uio wsslon. The ter mwhlch will. last three weeks. Is for the trial of boUi civil and crim inal casee. Tho following prisoners wero taken to that place yesterday: J. 1L Easy, raising currency; Airred Iewla, In trcKlnelng; Cbos, :Nlxou, lntroduelu; Dr. J'uul Powell, bigamy, and Hotwtou Morrov. Unltod States court will convene In Ardmoro on May 22. Tho docket Is be ing ml for Uio trial of both civil and criminal cases. Judge Townaond will preside. Sponsor-ln-Chlef. MIf3 Kay Uurnltt of this city una been temlored tho honor of sponhor-ln-chief for tho United Sons of Conreder- ato Veterans' for tho I-oulsvlllo reunlou which will bo held In Louisville In June. Tho tender was mado by Commander-in-Chief N. It., Tisdal. It In .omernbered that on lat yoar Miss Durnltt was honored by being ap pointed on Uie Btaff or General Tlsd .l, and attended tho reunion at Nashville. Tho l'onor Just contorrod upon Miss F&y is vory grotlf)ing to horself and many frlondB. Tlic position Iff the highest In Uio gift of Uio commander, nnd Jho flection Is certainly a most wleo ono. Mls;i Burnltt. Is nn accom pllshed young lady and 1b verj; pojm lar throughout Uio city. CHECKING OF DEEDS MUST MEET THE APPROVAL OF SECRETARY HITCHCCOCK. A Prominent Citizen of Ardmorc Ex prcsfcs Himself on the Matter of Delivering Dccdo to Allottees. A prominent citlien cf Anltuon said yestcrdny: Tho time iMit when tho ik'OI)1o of Uio Indian Territory should allow their! business enterprises to become stagnated-uud the' wheels of progre; eloggod by the filibustering methods ot ' legal highwaymen whoso advlso the i executives of th; to tribes llnd prollt J In following. The latet move of these gentry of "high flnnncos' Is the at tempt to' hold the country back nnd Interfere wll i the Interior department In Its effort: to settle up tho affairs peraaiulng t allotment by delivering deeds to tho i.tllottee,! without first having thorn checked up by the depart ment of the Interior aud approved by tho seeretnry. Tills Is In kojplng with nil Uio past) action of these lndlaiiB In authority and Is without any excuse whato.-or except tho captious reason given by their attorney that under tho supplemental agreement Uio op-' proval of Uie Bcwtury is not neees- sary. ! Tho fact that the supreme rourt ofi State hn decided nt least 1 ,!.,, v n..rni.o N'ni in... i the United twice (Steph .... - - - - ..... 171 U. S 115; nnd Cherokeo Nation I vs. llltclicock, IS" U. S., 307) Uiat the depiirUnent has full control over the tri bal property, and having assumed Uioi aulhority v'ti rco to H that tho trust) lmixsl up tlio tribes for the benefit' of th" individual inembera thereof i.i fully and properly eanledi ouL is sulll dent to putlsfy auy onllnary Individ ual tint Uie Interior department will carry t thU trust In the manner and form as they determine and not as tho executives and their well paid attor neys ihlnk It ought to bo done. It ... . ilni Indi-lni' . . i, i ,i. i,i.t r i.n department would, In the light of the pat actions or these executives and Ihelr at.onu-ys In regard to the warranted and exorbitant reoa allowed In citizenship cases as well as in oth-1 or matters, trust to inese ben-iuiii.-u agents the shu ng or dceils to tho large f. . ,, , , llw. and valuable tracts of laudB allotted i ' r, J (after t.n years careful and arduouA work by the Dawe, comm ,ton) t ( iiu-mlcrs ot the trlbet w thout llrst . chtehlug lliein over and approving tlic i-eK-rlptlons coutalndl therein. Cliauges are made audi havo been ..... i.. in r.r tlwtsi. nllit tn.int H '"" '" I " ""V '" Ibel.l yesterday from the family rest since the- pa en, e Iued a n , (talnoBV, wa OUo of tho without the interior ' rtml raoat larRcly llUuU(lf.a n tho annaU of chck. mistake, will mix up ho t Uie, Vomiamt from all la this tonnry o.ueh an extent wt iman years of litigation w0 ". ." ' I Territory were In tho train of .mourn tho interior department would gc the T.1-, ttora. offerings were profuse (XICTIUU-S lllUl WIV.. . .. tun tu neysiuvemaiie u ro, e,uu., b ..... ,uly power the ZT,?Z rlvod from the trwitlew. Tho United Statu mailo their first move acting i on behalf of tln members of the tribes mid In place of the executives thereof luid hoidd they see lit k to di could and would aHmine all tho duties of the executives and carry out aa they haw assumed to do the trust and duties owing from thiwo executives to the memb:M ot the tribes. There li nothing to prov.-nt the United suites from complllug a spo rlflc perfonnnueo of thwf," ugnvmenta nor Uie United State.; oourt fiom ap prlntlng a master in cliancvry o muke all theit deeds and assume till duties that Uio executives are now n.tumptlns to perform but It would delay and hold up the country l"nger and p.-nitu.ato tho graft of Uiu px-cuUm and their attoru"M. Ingram'o Trantfer Lino. Wo never sleep. Cnrriagos nnd Uis gage wngona moet every train. Phono 71. W, It. INGRAM. Prop. C-lm Attenton, Canton. There will bo a regular scvaton of Canton Ardmoro, No. 1, I. O. O. F., Monday ulglit, May 1, at 8 o'eock. Can dliiatw will bo on hand to roclnvo the dogrw. Lot all Chcivalloro tako dun no- Uee, WILL DEVBNT, Caiitala. ENGLAND ACQUITTED. Was Defended by Stillwcll H. Russell of This City. In the rnltod States court at Ato ka, George Kngland, city marshal ot Coalgnte. wub acquitted of tho charge of killing James Thompson. The trial fon'o! evcral days nnd England wal dofoiuHl by Stlllwell II. Hussell or this city. 11 Is remembered that Uiu killing created n cotmldorablo stir nt the time. Kngland watt city marshal nnd ha 1 been in office only a row days when H'mo torublo uroo between the men. Col. Hufr'ull returnod to tho city yesterday. The Commercial Club will meet In regular session tomotrow night and President Cruco urges a large attend ance. There nre several matters of in terest to dlHcuw and thoiio Interested in tho welfare of Anlmoro should at tend. . PASSING OF C. L. POTTER ABLE LAWYER, STATESMAN, HON ORABLE MAN. Last Solemn Rites Performed Sunday. Immnese Throng Pays Tribute of Respect to One "Who's Gone Before." In the passing of Hon. C. L. Potter f ""' vll! not, oul' T,?X!lH hnt1' ,nd,an Twltory loses a warm friend. til. r. i r n..,. ilia jriwivf.niuu.il miuii iiuiu mot. in last was one of success and later when ''io entered into -polltlcti ho was again met with success. Ho was an able lawyer, an able statesman and an honornblo man. As In public life, fvo In his homo lite, Mr. Potter was an exemplary nun, Ho bacame a member of thj Mothodlst church when a very yoiuig man at Uio tlmo of his death being a member of tho LD niton street MeUiodlst church. He had many warm friends who not only -admired him in public llfo but l.l.r. n . .. ..i.im If.-. tin In l"l',' ll,tu u iiM.il. .lu T. IM) .v. ... u houored family and- lived a liro or ' "' " lJZZ He had just passed Uio hull' It anil It Is a deep regret Uiat the useful lire could not bo pro lonegd, but there Is great compensa tion In knowing Uint ho had done all ,..,i, r.. i,.. , ... . .,..,.., always ftiKd rundy. with cheerful will- ' ' ngness to deiote h s time and energy 8 u., whW, for the ,)f , u tow for th 1 , , , vntii-nmi-n nf llln rlllltr-men. - As a token of resoct nnd esteem In . 1 which deceased was held, It is only necess.tr" to -state that Uio funeral j nn 4 . Ih(, ,nmm. t,. uii i iiu-. ( . coailt.loa by fraternity. tho Mn- Among Uioso prosent from Ardmorc wero "V. U. Jobm-on aud family, W. A. Uidbetter, SldnV Suegtt, S. T. Illedsoe, Judge Hosea Townsend and Jerry C. Wishlngtou of Marietta. I;t us fell j-our property. 0H WAIXJOTT t MULK12V. A GOAL MINE HORROR FIFTY MEN ENTOMBED WILOURTON. NEAR Explosion In a Territory Coal Mine Sunday Has Deadly Results Res cuing Party In Mine Today Hrs Not Reached Bodies, (By Associated Proas.) Wllburton, I. T., May 1. U devel oped today that fifteen men wore en tombed In a Missouri, Kansas and Texas coal mine, four miles west of thU place, In an explosion yesterday. A rescuing party went Into tho mlue today, but up to noon theyj had not reachoL any of Uie miners. It Is believed that all In tho mine wem iwphyxuuod. Parents, Seo Xoblo Bros', offer In this paper and aid your little girl In winning the handsome Junior Ransc SQUADRON LOCATED ONLY FORTY MILES FROM KAM RANH BAY. 'Russian, German and British Trann. ports Off Cape St. James The Russian Admiral Fears a Fight With Togo at Sea. I (Uy Associated Press.) Saigon, IVeiieli Cod tin China, May 1. The Russian squadron la lying oil Port Dayet, forty miles north or Kam ranh Hay, and In Dlupknng Day outside of territorial waters. Russian, Gorman and nritUli trans IKirts inre oft Capo St. Jnmcii, near Saigon, nnd In Saigon river. A Frendi naval division lias boon mobilized to pro-crvo neutrality In French waters. i St. Petersburg, May 1. ll was sur prised to learn Uilu week that there Is a general Impression among official clrclon In Uiia city Uint Hojostvensky liaa a lad caso of stage rrlght. If It imy not bo nctually eJiaractorlzcnl as cowardice, it Ik aald hero Uint Uio tenor of tho admiral's tllspntches plain ly Indicate that ho Is afraid to try conclusions with tho Japanese. IXsplte tho excellent reports that have b'ii made public to tho end that the crews of tho IJaltle fleet nro In ex cellent health and that tho training Uioy havb gone through hna worked wondem, there Is HtUo doubt that no such happy condition of affairs ob tain on board Uio vessels. On tho con trury vou canuot mako an efficient nca man In a few monUis' tlmo from the best material and it Is absurd to as sumo that with tho material Uiat was given Ilojostvenaky that ho has pro. iluued tnllors of tho second or oven Uio third class. No one luiows this better than Uo cstvensky. Ho feat-s wlUi a fear al most akin to terror tho clash i1Ui Togo. It is nil very well for men to dash around ship nnd handle guns at drill, but It Is by far quite a different thing when a relentless enemy, fa mous for their uiarkmanshlp, nro ro lentloisly raklag a ship fore' and aft. Anyono who lias beou aboard a vessel ship when ono or Uie big guns, waa n.il knows woll the bcnsatlon. What will be the effect on a lot of green men when not ono but every gun on tho vessel is roa.ing and the air Is illlod with tonii of teol from the enemy's squadron? nivens, Corhn &. Frcnsley have tho flniiflt lot of screon doors In Uio city. Wo want every UUo girl to tako part in our stovo oontesL Como to the ntOTO early and register your noma and got a book that will toll ybu how to win. NODL12 BROS. NO UNION THERE MUSKOGEE DECLARED TO DE AN OfEN TOWN. Employers In That Town Are Arrang ing for an Organized Strike and 'Already Are Importing Non Union Men. Ardmorelto Special. Muskogoo. I. T.. April 29. Tho ClU zon's Alliance, which Is composed ot practically every employer of labor la tbu city, havo thrown down tho gaunt let to organized labor and declared that Muskogee must bo on open town. This actlua Is taken In the taco of too fact Uiat i.luskotfoc Is tho most strong ly organized labor town la tho Southwest- Tho Alliance colls upon the omployere or labor to call "open shopa" Just as oon as tholr present contract with tho unions explros. Some oC theso will bo noxt month. In Umi meantlnio the omployora &ro gottlnK rmdy for on organized' strike and havo already commenced Importing non-union labor. Today Uio tlnnom and painters wont out on a "strike, Joining tho carpenters who havo been out for a week. This Is to bo a fight to a finish .be tween capital und labor.