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TH DAILY ARDMOREITE.
Ardmore, Wednetday, January 17. ' SIDNEY 8UGQS, 1'roprieior. Xrdmore, Wednetday, January 17. In ntHociUng pcuBlong or 10 a day 'or all Rood fillows. Kugeno Ware of Cnusai mny li.ni- laid nlmaelf opn o a f hargc of self seoklng. -oo- lt Is u 1 right to adorn with ilia aonda n Garter when It Is to ha worn y tho Mikado or by anybody on horn ! ian bo neon. -00- Kran' it t) aeventli governor and lay be the laat and bent of tlis tan-lory of Oklahoma. Thl Ii the wish f tho people ot the two torrltorlett. 00 lliiBBla announce with nomethlns ko a whoop of triumph that only 30 or cent of her Manchnrlnn army Is 1111ns; to tear down tho Kovernment. oo Tho governor of New Jerioy lmn ranted a respite to Mrs. Tolla. Now, !t him get out ot tho Vermont class y nt leant vlvlng her a commutation f sentence oo It now bcglnB to look like Sponkor annon will yet havo to yield In the tatter of the Omnibus bill and agree j statehood for Indian Territory nnd klahoma oo When a person roadH a hoadllno Itovolt la hpreadlng" It Is necessary )r him to read farther to dotormlno bother it refris to Hussln or tho , ouso of rcpreesntatlvos. 00 Hotter Kbit walks are very nocpssa y and the campaign that has been In- ugtirated In that direction should on i st tho hearty co operation of ovory rogrcislvo cltlr.cn. -oo- Congressman Shc'ppard of ToxaH a Introduced a bill In congress to educe the mlleago of membors from , 0 cents to C cents per mile. It Is , eodless to add tho Shoppard bill will ! ever become a law. oo The precious stones Imported Into his country during tho past year ex ced In value by more than 110,000,000 ho total Imports for any other year, j 'robably some of theso gems were ought by policy holders loo. Congressman Nick 1ingworth says hat this country should set rid of tho 'hlllpplncs nt tho very enrlleBt oppor unity Can It be that lmgworth Is try ng to pick a quarrel with his pros ectlve papa-ln-law this eaily In tho m io? oo About three weeks ago ox-Governor idell of Now York stated thai ho was n tho tight for control of tho Kopub lenn organization of hs stato and In he- fight to tho death. Now nothing Is icard from him'. Ho fought It to n flu sh nnd wns finished. oo Speaker Cannon provontod tho ad nlsslon of Oklnhoma and Indian Tor Itory last session of congress and It lis task succeed will do so lyruln, but ho rale nt which tho Insurgents aro ncreaslng now the prospect Is good 'or the dethronement of Cannon. oo Hcport3 from South Toxns indicate hat Janus S. Hogg Is still far from oclug n well mnn, nnd his friends .hroughout the stnlo nixi gradually 'onilnc lo a realization ot tho fact hat ho will probably novor again bo i factor in the politics of tho stato. oo Those big flues ImpoKod on lottery nen nt San Antonio by a fodornl ludgo huvn already put two Moxlcan ottcry companies out of IiuhIhosa. When Vnclo Sam strlkos a blow In natters of this kind it usually pro luce, i Jolt that ha a telling of-ect At a snorting of the nbtractoin of lie Indian Tc rrltory held at tho Ilusby lotcl nt South Me.Uester a territorial xbstractor'a association was formed. The following olllcors wero elected: Pscsldcnt, J. D. Cox, Tahloqunh; sec retary, Mlsa S. A. Nisblt, Durant; Ucasurcr, J. A. McNaught, Ardtnor3. Tho ss xt snooting will bo held In 3outh McM-tor. Mnrch C. A Kansas traveling man paid $100 tho other day for nn exhibition ho fnvo of ventriloquism'. Ho was at tho railroad station whllo a corpso thnt af a negro was being taken from tho train. Tho box was bolng carried by wvoral negroes, and tho drumsncr who was standing somo distance nwaj "throw Ills volco" bo that It seemed lo como from the casket, and said, 'It mo down easy, boys." Tho star :lod pall boarors dropped tho box arid mado a rapid gofaway. At tho cordial invitation of tho marshal Pio festlvo lrummor appeared '-i Justice's court mil tho Justlco mado a kuobs that n ntrlbutIon of $100 would about rov sr tho case Something doing nil next wcolc a he opera housi, 17 4 Theic was a time In the history of man whon might was accepted as right. That time is no more. That period of hUtory has been suppjanted by Intelligence and an educated eon science. This Is not n time when a man Is accepted as n hero, who can twraecute, oppress and triumph over another because he may poem tho mental rapacity to do o. The gen oral worthy of holding In his hands the llveg of his soldiers would not nn dortako to do bnttlo where there wai mutiny among his snen. He would first remove the cause of strife. He would not attempt to crush the weak er ami dlspeiiia with their service as soldiers. He would bring all fac tions together that he may grasp vic tory with more oertnlnty. In the but tle of ballots tbst must soon come in this ctintry, shrewd generals will be In demand. The man, who Instead of leading out and Inviting others to follow. Is looking about for some weaker person to slaughter Is commit ting a crime against principle. Hp it the very enemy of that which he posei as a friend. You democratic leaders, If you see a man hesitate or fnltir, shall It be your policy to crush him and force him out of your party or will you piny tho part of tho man from Samaria and heal his wounds, show him the virtues of vour party and strengthen him In party work. Thoro Is need for nil In tho approach Ing conflict. Tho man who begins nt this onrly dato to destroy party har mony Is mnklng for hlmsolf nn abid ing place among the refuse of tho party. Tho successful church worker (loos not adopt a policy of coort'on ny abuso and slander but by strength of nrgumont, forbearance with wrong, and tonderncss of sentiment. Kind noiis and sincerity nro wortli more to nny causo than mighty strength ot In lulled bent upon tho destruction of all who do not willingly concerto, to all demands. 00 It Is Intimated that I'rosldont Roose velt Is dlspohcd to uso tho club on the robolllous membors of his party In tho house In order' to make them do his will. If tills Is tho enso ho Is making a groat mistake. Ho ought to blandish tho house ot representatives by giv ing it to understand that he Is In a fight to bring tho senate down from Its high horse. The Iioubo would rush to his support if It wero thus Im pressed. ' 00 Mr. Rogers contends thnt ho ought not to bo required lo answer ques Uoiib put .to him b Attorney General Ha'dloy o'f Missouri '111 regard to tho ramifications of tho Standard Oil Company, slnco they nro purely pri vate afTalrs. For many years that company hns maintained that the ter ritory of this country belonged to It for trading purposes, hence that any Investigation of how it conducts Its business In nny neighborhood In it is purely a prlvnte affair. 00 SENSATIONAL ESCAPE. N Two Life Convicts Break for Liberty Posses in Pursuit. Carthage, Mo., Jan. 1". John l'rankllii and Roddy Daluy, life con victs, In tho Missouri penltontlary brought hero Monday to testify against Ustlll 1 11. Duller, on tho chnrge of murdering policeman Claude llrlco, In Joplln, mado their escape today. Tho men In custody of doputy Shoi'lff Uzra Marqulss, and bolng trans forred from Joplln where tho lluller trlnl Is In progross, to tho country Jail In this city. Just na Marqulss reached she door of tho Jail, Krnuklln Boutod; "Horo wo go Roddy,' tho men hroko tho handcuffs wlilc h had them tuguthor and osenped, aovoral citizens nnd posses nro soarchlng for tho convicts. Jealousy Ik like cmmltv. The Ies.s said about It tho bolter. Tho way the Indian Territory fel lows Joined In the Inaugural oeremo nlos. showed conclusively that tho turrltor Is willing to submit to the "Inevitable" and Is getting In Hue to be a big factor In the affairs ot the now state of Oklahoma,. Capital THIS AUCTION, Monday night. Special Announcement. Owing to tho fact that thoro Is such a demand for tickets to tho "Duiia way Concort Co." which Is the first number In tho Southwestern Uycoum couro, It has beconio necessary to chango tho dato to Friday night, Jan. 19th In order to got tho opera house tho management fearing tho Moth' odlst church will not accommodate tho crowd. Tho Dimnway Concort Co., Is ono of tho most popular high class en tertainer") In tho country nnd tho poo- plo of Ardmoro aro very fortunato In having tho opportunity of having thesis ospoolnlly at tho remarkably lots- prico of COc for ndults nnd 25a fos children under - us. Season tlckots for tho entire course will also bo sold at the door for $1. W. G. niTZl'.KR. 17. Aro you going to the Al'CTJON, Monday night ' IT MAY BE RENNIE REPRESENTATIVE CURTIS EX PRESSES HIS OPINION. If Charge Fall to the Ground Rennie Will Receive the Appointment. Otherwise Gresham of Cen tral Will Try for Place. Washington, I). C, Jan. 17. (Spa clal.) Representative Curtis said to day that Albort Ronnie wltl succeed W. U. Johnson, should ho clear him self of the charges filed against him. and thai assistant United States At torney Gresham of South McAIestcr hns a good chance for tho place should Ronnie fall to clear hlmsolf. Curtis also said that he exacted the statehood' bill would be reported early next week. Two Kimny Fellows, Hans nn' Nix, Thursday night. lG-2 Although W. II. Johnson's time- has expired ho lc still drnwlng pay and will continue to do so until his sue censor Is appointed nnd qunltflcd. 3lr Johnson's commission rends that ho Ih to hold offlco until his successor Ih appointed. It scorns that ho cannot get riil of the Job much as lfe would like to do so. He has been out of tho city slnco his term expired. Farmers' Union. A niimbor of dologntos wero In the city yostorday on route to South Mc loxter whore thoy go to attend tho meet lug of tho Farmers' Union which will be hold In that city today. It Is announced thnt a permanent organi zation will bo porfected nnd new of ficers elected. It Is romombor that tho Union In Indian Territory recent ly withdrew from tho Oklahoma body bocauso of alleged differences In mat- tors of policy and that an organization for Indian Territory, It Is said, can accomplish moro for tho union than, being united with OhTnhoma. Thero are several thousand members In the territory. lOfforts will be made. It was stated, to bring tho permanent headquarters for the union to Ardmore, nnd it hop ed thnt tho promoters will be success ful In the matter. Opera house all next week. 17-4 No announcement wns mnde today In connection with tho cases against Mansfield McMurray and Cornish nor could It be 'learned what disposition would be made of them. It seems probable that tho cases will never be tried. Nono of tho defendants wero In court. This wns tho day set for tho cases. Aro you going to tho AUCTION, Monday night? TUB AUCTION, Monday night. INDIAN SUSTAINS INJURY. Found In Hotel, Skull Fractured Two Arrests Made. Ivist night nt tho Tlantors Hotel In tho east part of tho city, William Simpson, nn Indian, about forty years of ago, wns knocked on tho head r.nd probably fntnlly Injured. Illll Wlnnns was arrested by the police but turned over to tho Federal authorities this morning nnd placed In tho United Mrs .K. McCaskett a woman who wns nt tho hotel nt the tlmo the affair took placo' was also arroted this morning nd plnceil In the United States Jail, charged with knowing lfioro nbout tho nfTalr than sho cared to'relato. Simpson It seems wns stop ping nt tho hotol for tho night, with two other Indians, nnd was slightly lutdxleutod. Ho llvos a jCew miles south of lmro. What tho trouble cam up over Is not known, ns there were no witnesses to the nffnlr. Mrs Oat-K ott claims thnt at the time the affair took place Winans wns In her room, while tho members of tho hotel sny that Wluaus onnie to the head of the stops after thoy hoard tin- Indlnn fall and wild, "llrlng a lump up hero, 1 think I hit the Indian too hard." When witnospos mrlvol on tho scone the liidln wns lying on the floor. He was lisslntcd : bod whore lu remained last Slight h being thought thnt he was not borlously Injured. 'This morning when tho pollco investigated tho nffnlr thej; fousid him In n critical 'condition. Tho wholo top of Simpson's head Is crushed In. It la very doubt ful whether ho can recover. Neither Wlnnns or Mrs. McCaskett havo made and yesterday In reference to tho case. Little Is known of tho affair and the olllclals will probably have sosne d:t Acuity lu getting nt tho facts in tho caso. Tho examining trial will bo held in ji day or so. TUB AUCTION, Monday night. Got sny prices o-i Rranltcld walks, collar floors, coping,, stops, found dntlnns, otc, 19tf 3. W.. FIELDER. Occasionally lovo affairs drap on si that Cupid dlkapiK'ars and Fathom Tsir tiles his place. Otis Weaver of Ada, a member of the Democratic aaecutlvo committee, has Issued a call for a mass meeting to coiiBli'.c-r the crucial situation of statehood. He sayr this matter must not be treated with Indifference. "Think not," ho continues, "because Washington Is so far away, and we hav? no ofnclal volco or representa tion there, our notion, therefore, can have no Inuence. Congress Is profess edly disposed to glvo the people of Oklahoma and Indian Torrltory what they want, namely, Joint stntehood. It Is now manifest that If tho bill goe througn tho house In Its present oni'iihUH form our opes will die again In tbf Brnat" or In a conference com-mli'-c The Democratic t ongressnn-n and Mir. In.-urgcnt Republicans aro r-h rly fu nds of s'atehood for thes tw 'Cititories Wha the gt-nuinr ' frlnds of stntehood In this country j want to do so Is to lend their utmost i moral support to the so-called Insnr ! gents and try to force congress to cut us loose from Arizona and New Mex ico. If Atla takes a decided stand in this matter other towns will likely follow suit, nnd In tho combined In fluence of all thero will be tromond otis pressure to be brought to boar. oo Death In New York Tunnel. New York, Jay. 1C Ton negro workers were killed by suffocation and caisson disease, two woro drowned, two othors seriously overcome and tho white foreman and his asslstnnt, suffered severoly, In rescuing those who survived, when the compressed isr pipe hurst In East River tunnel oppo site Forty Second street, early today. To Study Cotton Industry. Washington, Jnn. 17. Son.Uor Clay Introduced resolution authorizing the; president to appoint a commlsalon to investigate and study the condition of cotton Industry nbroad with a view of extending American trade. Actors Quarrel in St. Louis. Chicago, Jan. 17. Joseph Brennan, an nctor of St. Iouls, was shot and fatally wounded today In a quarrel with MIchaol J. Walsh, also an actor, Walsh surrendered. He claims self-defense. Something doing nil noxt week at the opora house. 17-4 If It's a nice suite of ofllce rooms you want, see H. W. Rnndol, Ctf Dally Arrlmorelto SO cts. per month. For loans on cltv nronorlv soo H. Fred Snider, 720 West Main. Mm AAnclin !Inris)ni,03r milcHIll U11UUI ifVUUl """"asaBissmissMBBmBMsaiitifflmmBa I OUR JANUARY SALE OF IS NOW IN PROGRESS Price Savings Range from 25 to 33 1-3 Per Cent We have surely anticipated your wants in this line the very best values obtainable have been secured for this sale, Months ago, orders were placed that make it it possible for ua to present this offering at prices that will be of intense interest to our feminine population, A visit to our store will prove a revelatiou the dis play is attractive both in price, and the surpassing beau ty of the garments shown. The quality is above reproach; materials are the best, all garments are cut full, and are made in a sanitary work-shop,-where every consideration is given to cleanliness, Night Gowns and Chemises Out- showing of Night Gowns and Chemises is superb, a better or snore complete line could hardly be imagined. These garments were made especially to our order, from finest muslin and cambric, trim med in a variety of styles with beautiful lace and embroidery insert tion and edging; and hemstitched and cluster tucks words oannot describe these garments in all their luxurious beauty. Gowns' and Chemise, uOc value, now Gowns and Chemise, 05 and 75c values, now Gowns and Chemise, 85c valuo, now 99c 49c 69c Gowns and Chemise, $1 value, now I C Gowns and Chemise q 4 ia S2.00 value, now pl.j" Gowns and Chemise rt 4 fn S2.50 value, now T 1 .70 UndersRirts Notwithstanding the decided increase in value of till materials those garments aro nmdo full of b. st muslin and cambric trimmed in tho most approved and stylish manner with lace, embroidery, bead ing and cluster tucks and offered at extremely low prices. Skirts, (55 and 75c values, to go at Shirts, Hue and $1.00 values, to go at Skirts, Sl,2fj value, to go at 49c 69c 89c Skirts, $1.50 value, to nn to at VOC Skirts, $2 00 value, q j t to go at p I tt) Skirts, 2.50 value, to go at ..$1.98 Corset Covers and Drawers If you would know true merit view theso garments. Valno is our first consideration very lino sheer muslin and cambric, with laco and embroidery alternating with dainty beading; Corset Covers are round, square, triangular and V shapo yokes in a number of now designs; they will be sure to please you. Drawers come in plain, hemmed, cluster tucking, and trimmed with laco and embroidery insertion and edfiii"- 15c value, Coi'set Covers now Corsot Covers, 25c value now Corset Coors, 10o valuo now , Corset Covers, 05c valuo now Corsot Covers, 75 and 85c valuo, now Corset Covers, $1.00 and $1.2,") valuo, now ..9c 19c 29c 49c 69c I..89c Drawers, 25c value now Drawers, -10c valuo now Drawers, G5c value now Drawers, 85c valuo now , Drawers, $1.00 valuo now Drawers, $1.25 valuo now 19c .29c. .49C 69C .37c .98c Embroidery and Laces are Included in this Sale Need we remind you of the fa't that we are the acknowledged leaders in this line of goods. Westheimer Daube The Old Reliable Blue Front Store of Ardmore