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volume xn. SIDNEY SUGGS. PROP.; A 1? HMO UK. I XI). TKR., Sl'XDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 4, 1900 ISUBSCMPIION 50C PER MONTH : V UNCLE SAM INTO ARDMORE NAVAL RECFlUITING OFFICE TO OPEN HERE MONDAY. Information of Interest to Those Un familiar With the Naval Service. Inducements Offered to Young Men to Enter Navy. In an endeavor to Induce men lo en ter tho United Stutea naval service, roprosontatlveit of tlte navy depart ment have prepared literature lotting forth the advantages which tho ser vloe oftors to young men. A recruit ing ofllco will be oponod In tho city on Monday, Keb. 5, and will close February 10, and mon botwoon tho ages of 17 and 3E will be enlisted. D. M. Carroll, a membor of tho ro crultlng party sums up the nnvy as a business proposition for the young man ai follows: "When a man goes into business for hlmtjelf lie must account for every cent oxpended, either for stock or for pleasure. He mint alio account for the money received and If his receipts exceed his expenditures he i on easy street. He calculates the difference be tween tho amount received In ft year and what he has spent an the Interest on the money invested. "If a young man who enters the navy at the age of 17 years will count his receipts, and expenditures and be as careful of his pennies as Uie busi ness man must be. be will succeed, in arriving at results far beyond his expectations without the worries and cares of business. "for the man-of-wars man thero are no $ong harJ hours of toll and possi ble .chances of failure. Every month ho receives his pay just as regularly as the first of the month comes. Now suppose that for the nrst cruise of tourVears the navy man's average pay ff 25 per month, of which he One Thousand Boys Wanted, Monday Si interesting in the way of Boys' Underwear Kxt.m quality Fleece Lined Shirt, worth 50c, for.. 38c Extra quality Fleece Lined Drawers, worth 50c, for 38c Good Fleeco Lined Shirtg, worth 25c, for 18c Good Flectja Lined Drawers, worth 21c, for 18c oys Good quality Percale and for SPECIAL Monday and Tuesday you will find Spe cial Prices on many lines that will interest every lady in Ardmore. Also, you will find lots of new things in Dress Fabrics for spends half. This is liberal allow ance, for he has no board or clothing t; pay for rr doctor's bills to settle. At tills rate at the end of the flr'm -Hi he would have $676 In the bank net counting Interest. "On his .second cruise he averages $35 and should save $18. At the end of that four years he will have $M4 Meanwhile his 676. at four neeQit will have grown to $06t, making a tot.il of ?1,MJ. On hla third cruise and for every year thereafter until he has served twenty years ho will average $60 a month. If he spends $35 each month he will have saved $3,600 In twelve years. "Ills $1,532 will have increased at four per cent to $2,100 and he then linds himself In possession of about $6,000 In cash and a monthly Income from tho government of $30 for tli'. remainder of his life. Should he wish to retlro $80 a mouth equals the Inter est at six por cent or. fG.000, so ho Is virtually worth $12,0o) when he is 37 years of ago. Should ho decide to re main in the service for thirty years he can go with tho handsome sum of J $9,000 and $45 a month during tho rest of his days, the latter sum equal ling the Interest at six per cent on $9,000, thus making a total of $18,000 at 4T. "The secrets at success In the navy, JuhI as in civil life, are strict atten t ion to duty, honenty In word and deed und obedience to one's' seniors. Clean habits -command respect and commen dation, and in the navy as well as on shore 'Birds of a feather flock togeth er'.' " FreedHMn Attorneys' Quit. Vinlla, I. Feb. S. L, n. Bell and James 8. Davenport today announced insi uwy nan resigneu tneir oncea nn 8outh Fourth street and destroy as attorneys for the Cherokee Na-! ed t)ie grand stand of the Western tlon in the freedmen enrollmen by na8Pball Association, the -Dawes commission. Some time . ago StcreUvy Hitchcock appointed J Dying Prom Injuries. V.. W. Hastings . . .loquah, na-j lonrton, Feb. 3. Lady Grey. vlfe tlonal attorney, to t .is work nud of the' foreign secretary, whom wafl npos IsaitfflUtfs4tax,Uio t&e&ifi attorneys quit their Jobs. Monday and Tuesday BURTON-PEEL DRY GOODS CO. more boys and mothers Monday and Tuesday in honest u'arments of great Madras Shirt, worth 50c; 38c Early Spring INDICATIONS FAVORABLE THOUSANDS AROUSED AT ULAR BLUFF. POP- By Asesnult of Negro Upon a White Woman Workmen Walk the trtts With Ropes, and Swear to Aengo the Crime. Popular niuff, Keb. 3. A thousand men gathered on the streets this morning awnltlng Identification of the negro, 11ml Jackson, arrested last nlglit on the charge" of having assault d .Mrs. Daniel Norman. They openly declared their Intention to lynch him, If Mrs. Norman identified' him. .lacksnn was held In jail surrounded by guards. Mrs. Normau Is unable to go to Jail ami Sheriff Hogg will take the negro to the Norman residence. Employee of the cooperage plant, where the woman's husband works, decline to go to work until the crime Is avenged. Many men in the crowd on the streets are carrying ropes. To Increase Customs Duties. Algeciras, Keb. 8. The Moroccan conference this morning agreed In principle to increase the customs dnrf tics or Morocco ana to create a spe cial fund out of the customs receipts for the improvement of ports. firs at Leavenworth. Leavenworth, Kan., Fetk 8. Kire., tkis afternoon burned six buildings dying. 1 TO Boys Suits at we will sell you Boys' Clothing at just HALF IT'S value for just HALF PRICE. AWFOL RESOLT OF EXPLOSION UAMP IN HOME CREATES TRUSSING AFFAIR. DI8- ,;kouse in Flames. Woman Jumna l 1 ( Through Window and Escapes. t'The Husband and Three Chll f dren Burned to Death. Prestige. Wis., Kob. 3. Flro result ing; from the explosion of a lamp In tho homo of Omul Stewart today, do strayed the house and cost four lives. Mrs. Stewart broke through a win dow and escaped. Her husband, a bnlie born only yesterday and two other children were burned to death. Jlrl. Stewart, suffered severely from exposure and may die. Miners In Executive Session. ' Indianapolis, Keb. J, The ftxoatf tire board of United Mine Workers wept Into. session today. l'rlor to ihe meeting President Mitchell said that nothing but rou- thi( ji. mutters would be considered. of ilhe workers, a general strike on April l would bring Mt of the mines 68o,00o men, if the non-union miners latfWest Virginia, numbering a hun PHf and fifty thousand could be in- nueen 10 singe witn tne union men of Ofher dlstriots. France Watches Steamer. ' yirls. Keb. V. Another steamer, tfaZcenith, suspected of . carrying sMtraband arms for the lior&ccan prpjscdor, Buhamara, is crulstng, in tbejvlclnity of Merela. e French cruiser Lalande was Infttbdlately ordered to ascertain the oicaVJt whero'tbouts of the Zeenlth. j, , L ife?" sAQUld'l.P enrffVil about let- ltiaftdsifc lire ili tho record: BUY the big store than at DEMOCRATIC CAUCUS. To Determine Party Policy Regarding San Domingo Treaty. "Washington, Feb. 'i. A caucus of Democratic senators was held today to determine party policy, regarding the' Santo Domingo treaty. All the Democratic senators in the city as sembled with the exception of Dan iel, Ocartn, McRncry, Gorman and Taliaferro. Washington, Feb. 8. At 1 o'clock it was staled that prospects wane not flattering for an agreement at to day's caucus on the Dominican treaty. Washington, Keb. 8. The . Demo cratic caucus this afternoon agreed to vote upon ill proposition of bind ing the caucus participants to vote against tlte Santo Domingo treaty. ADERNATHY GETS PIE. Nomination Will Go to -Senate In a Few Days. Washington, Kelt. 3. Governor Frantr. and John Abernathy railed on the president this morning and made an appointment to see him again In the afternoon. Washington, Tab. 8. Abernathy is to be appointed United States mar shal of Oklahoma. President Roose velt will send hU nomination lo the senate in a few days. CANAL COMMISSION REPORT. Favor an Klghty-flvs Post LsVsl Lock Canal. Washington, Feb. 3. The report of the Isthmus canal commission re cording its decision in favor of an 85-foot level look canal, was submit ted to Spcrctary faft today. The report Is accompanied by the "report of tho board of engineers, the mtftority of whom declared tor sea k velt It will be for Taft to express his owfij-vlevs upon the project in an the piipers to tho president. and Tue PRICE VALUE. We reserve nothing in Boys' Suits. We expect any previous time, for we are going to malle it especially Boys' Knee Pants The oxtra Pants are of aood Worsted and Oussimor. All 7Bc Kneo Pants for .... 50c All 50c luee Pants lor 38c All 25c Knee Pants for 18c Boys' Suits Nothing reserved. IVe make those prices lo move thorn, and they will. $10.00 Suits for $5 00 8.50 Suits for 4 25 8.00 Suits for 4 00 7.50 Suits for 3 75 7.00 Suits for 3 50 0.50 Suits for 3 25 0.00 Suits foj 3 00 5.00 Suits for 2 50 1.40 Suits for 2 25 . . 4.00 Suits for 2 00 3.50 Suits for 1 75 0.00 Suits for 1 50 2.50 Suits for , 1 25 2.00 Suits for 1 00 1.50 Suits for 75 75c Suits' for t. 38 ' THREATENED BUSINESS FIRE IN WHOLESALE DISTRICT AT INDIANAPOLIS. Burned Furiously for a Time, Endan , S"",n0 !tne Entire Block- Loss $128,000, Believed to Be Cov ered By Insurance. Indianapolis, Kob. 8. (Hull, tun A threatening liro has broken out In the wliotossle district. Indianapolis, Keb. 3. A threaten ing fire started In the Sellg, dry goods house facing on Illinois and Jackson streets between Georgia and the union station enrly this morning The entire block Is endangered, the tiro not yet being under control Indianapolis, Keb. 8. Flro which started In a building faclnpr on IUl nols street and Jackson Vlnvf be tween Georgia street ami the union station, In the center of tho whole sale district threatened the crtro block for more limn an hour early this morning. The fire while still burning flor " ly Is thought to be under control The total losses which will b in tallied, chiefly by IT ivens & GrcHldy, wholesale dry Rnnds, the New York Novelty Manufacturing company nn'l Sellg's dry Roods lio'isi., aro variously estimated at from in tween $75,000 and $180,000 The loss Is hellcv.'il to 1 filly covered by insurance. On Conspirator Sentenc-' Omaha, Feb. 3 ITarrv Wt' of the men w' ' ;1"1' d pillty t splracy wl'h it . W.ir.j to d"i tho government 1 Illegal l.m : tries. Was sentenced today to Ix -mottttur iniprlvothimwnt' on n. h tt two counts and Dried $150. day 108-110 E. Main Street Ardmore - - Ind. Ter.