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Farthing Bros. ARDMOREITE WANT ADS tirintr RESULTS ail tiwwvtilt. Golden Rale TAILORS ?lcm Clenatac ami I'raaifni; Phone 543 mm VOLUME xn. AIlDMOllE, INI). TEH., MONDAY EVENING, AMUL 'A 1(J06. NUMBER 21)0 f IT KMBUnKyfls SfB ' jfcMfe sHssssssflsW MISS DESSIE Sponsor for Camp Si ANCIENT INDIAN GRAVEYARD. Workmen Excavate Number of Skele tons, Evidently Aborigines. Shawnee, Ok., April 22. Workmen, whllo excavating for tho Intcrurban railroad to be built from this jetty lo Tccurasclr, have uucarthed a nor tlon of some ancient Indian gra.ve yard. A number of Mtelctons have iiltjadyhccn, uacrthxiltoJvnd.ttlL of hem bear unmistakable signs of be ing tbo romnlns of aborigines. Ono was unearthed today around tho wrists of which wore several heavy brass bands nnd a Quantity of bends which had evidently nt one tlmo formed a necklace. The site U obout a mile south of the city, near .thu hunks of the Canadian river. The oldest Inhabitants of the city, Includ ing many members of. the Shawnee and Klckapoo tribes of Indians, do-, elaro Uiat they have no tradition of a burying ground nt this point, nnd coupled with the extreme ago tho skeletons and the lepth nt which they wero found, would Indi MISS INA Tho norfnrmani-n nt ihn niwtrn direction of Mls3 Ina Brooks, for tho &L-nu fnlrlv urll attended, nnd ihn brooks l3a talented young actress J8he(rna.aT)ly ;ftssUted 'by' focal talent MumW waa liberally applauded. ALEXANDER. m Davis, U. S. C. V. cate that tbo dltcovery might have considerable value from a hlstjoric standpoint. PHILIPPINE TOWN DE8TROYEO. Thousands of People Left Homeless and Starving Dy Fire. Manila, April 22. Kirn h.m nwept tho town of Marlqulnn. In ftlzl province,'- Many thousands ol persons aru homeless and starving. Two thous and dwellings are In ruins. The gov ernment Is rushing assistance to the sufferer. Klre alhti destroyed 1'aHlt, near the town of Cebu. Two hundred dwell ings were burned und many persons au homeless. Fight In the Philippines. Manila, April 22. Captain Win. M. Morrow, Twenty-flrM Infantry, nt tacked a Tlducduces band In their mountain fastnesses on the Island of S'nmar. killing eight of them In. a bniHo-hnnd light. Three United States soldiers wero wounded. BROOKS. lmnsn Inst Saturday night Under tl0 benefit ot (Lo Confederate llomo, ihnw wnii crimtlv enioved. MlSS whoso wotk waa warmly received. The program was lengthy and each . ' CONDITIONS IN SAN FRANCISCO The StricKen City is Now Struggling in an Effort to Rebuild SPECTRE OF STARVATION: BANISHED NEEDY FED Water Mains Repaired and in All Directions Prcpar ations Are Being Hurried to Rebuild the City Street Cars Are Now Running Free to All, Except the Boys, Who Must WalK Men of Every RanK Forced to WorK In Clearing Debris From the Streets The Sanitary Conditions Are Good New Babies Arriving. In dlspatchos from San Francisco and tho town near It asfluriitivu is plven Uiat tho worst ol the great ca' laralty has passed. Tbo great task remaining Is lo care for tho living nnd bury the dead. So far no estimate of Ute dwid haa been made thai can be taken aa accurate. The welfare or tho living has demanded that the bodies of those killed In the eartliQuakc or by tho resuttant panic and flro bo burled as quickly ns jtosslble. No effort to Identify oodles was made, as It was Impossible vuder the existing uoudl lions. :Trenches were dug nnd the corpses lajld In thein nnd covered. Il does not occur that even a count was krPt ot th'e bodies burled. Thus It la probable that It will novcr be knetyn how.mnny lives have been lost. Tho pcoplo arp being cared for lr the jiarks and unburned residential districts. Strict rules are applied for health and safety and tho ruglii IIqiis am enforced by the military: San Francisco, April 22. Had It not been for the sight of the rud'i nltnrs wit up In In the open air whoievor .Sou Franclsws homeless thousands were enmprd, one would have had some difficulty In finding any- peaceful association of tho Sab bath In tho city today, llverywboro throughout the burned ns well rmthe remaining section or the city thwro was the greatest activity. Streets w.re being cleared of debris, laborers! wero ropalrlng broken water pipes, sewers aud gas mains; electricians were every where seeking to untangle the almost hopeless confusion" of wires In fact Han Kranclsco was tn the llrst stagos of regeneration. There are no hungry people tonight The gaunt specter of starvation has been banished by the magnlflcont re sponse of the people of California tn particular ami by the entire Nation In general to the appeals that went out for assistance. Food by tho ear. load and boat load poured Into Oak land Inst night and today In sum clent quantities to overwhelm ths committee which has In charge Its distribution. So irroat was tho. vol ume of foodstuffs brought 'nto tho gem rnl deKl nt Oakland Mole ihat the general committee today made w appeal for skilled labor In the hand ling of these supplies. OrocorF butchers nnd commission men havo been requested to secure men who are familiar, with tho hand!! it foodstuffs In order that tho eoiiftulon atttndnnt upon distribution at the Rcorts of stations established inlcht go on without confusion. San Kranclsco. April 22.--Th" sol: dlers nnd the jtolleo are forcing every available man In tho downtown dl trlct of the city to worn, no matter where they are found or midor what conditions. One party of four that camo downtown In nn automobile yesterday were stopped on Mnrket street by tho soldiers. The well dressed men wero ordered out- of tho machlno and compelled to nnslst In clearing the debris from Market street so tlml provisions may bo jiauled through the cenler of tho city. Tho nutomobllo waa loaded with pro visions and sent nut to rollevo the hungry pcoplo In the park. Men lomlng from thti unburned districts ot the western addition with the Intontlon of crossing tho bay tp go to Oakland, Ilerklcy nnd ether allies were stopped In tho downtown section anil put to work. One case which attracted attention was Jhat or a young man who was prosed Into service by the soldlors. lie came clad In a fashionable summer suit, straw hat and kid gloves. The minuter the guards caught sight of dim Jie wax grabbed and ordered lo help jtloar thu bricks and other de bris gflf the car trades. At first ho hes itated, but the shary point of a bay onet convinced him that there waa no caenpe'. and for tho next live hours h wijs doing a laborer's work. In splto of his handsome attire. A a result .of tjfe fcysUaiuthii fitreoUn are. being rapidly opened. - San Francisco, Cat.. April 22. Five children worf hern last night In tho hospitals that havo been cstnbltshca. at Oolden (iate park, making eigh teen births In this park. Klght babies have been born In lleumi Vista ttirk. Kan rninclsco, April 2.1. The r.re seems to have died out yesterday. Hut It broke out with renewed vigor at the coal bunkers of tho north ferry building shortly after midnight, I'nhwi the Humus can bo subdued there Is grave danger that they will eat their way acroks the docks north of the ferry building-and reach this great structure. Harly today the tire was burning fiercely Ijoh llanos . Cal., April 23. Tho iarthqunko of Wednesday destroyed the principal business portion of this town. Damage, JlfiO.000. Oakland, April 2.1. Hnln began to fall at midnight. The l ownpour still keeps up, causing much discomfort to refugees camped In the opon who are barely provided with snelter. Vigilance Committee Organized. San Francisco, April 83. A vigi lance committee has been organized with Or Donntd (ledge, who fought In the French army, the United States navy and the Chinese wnr, ns chief. One hundred nnd thirty per ons Joined nnd many others nr'o ap plying for membership. This com mittee has charge of tho Oolden Onto valley district near I'resldlo. The authorities are peparatlng the Asiatics from Caucasians nnd putting them In camps of their own nationalities. The Ileal lis late Hoard has taken measures for protection to tenants, who fAUferod through the Ore'. Prominent Citizen Killed. San rrancUco, April 2S.S. C. Til den, one of thu most prominent mem bers of the general rellor comlttee, wns f-hot nnd killed In his automobile at midnight while running from M'enlo park, by men supposed to be mem bers of the citizens' patrol. A friend of Tllden's who was In tho nutomo blle, was cut .In the fnco by -a bul let. Another stluck It. O. Sea man, w ting lieutenant of tne Natlore nl Corp. In the back. Seaman Is not seriously hurt. The shooting oc curred nt 22d and 'riijlrrero streets. Two men suspected'' of haflug done tho, Bhootlngj-aro under arrest- Til. den was n prominent commission merchant and ono ot the foremost workers In relief work. Tllden's machine bore tho lied Cross ling and h" wore that emblem on his arm. KILLING AT FORT OIDSON. White Man Kills Negro In Quarrel Over a Qrap Came. rrt Olbson, I. T April 22. Jack Spurlock, a white man, shot and In stantly killed John Smith, n colored man, this afternoon at I o'clock. Af ter the shots wero fired Spurlock loft the scene nnd at last reports had not been captured. Tho shooting occurr ed In a hhnck northwest of tbo Pres byterian church, whom a number of men of both colors were Indulging In a crap game, tjpurlock and Smith became Involved Its. an altercation over the gnme nnd after a few an,v" words had been exchanged Smith drew a gun and shot at Spurlock. The bullet went wild nnd heforo tho ne gro could nlioU'slmiu Spurlock shot him twice, both bullets taking effect, ileatli ensuing Instantly, Tho dead man bonra rather a bad roputatfon, and was known under aliases, the most common of which was Jones. Spurlock had long lived lit Fort (lib son nnd his reputation was not con sidered tbo host. OLD QCHONIMO ILL. Chances for Joining .Pawnee .Dill's Wild West Very Slim. Washington, April 22. Iletween the Maker and the authorities nt Washington 1'awneo Hill appears to have a small chance of getting Gcron lino for his wild nest show. The bloody old.chlet of the Apaches, nc cording to Information received horn. Is about to bo called In by tho Oreat Spirit. Kyen If Oeronlmo recovers from his present .Illness It Is ques tionable whether the Indian commis sioner ot Indian affairs will let tho old chief go on the nad. Major IC raus, who Is here seeking to socuro the consent of the government for (ieronlmo to Join tho show ,has met with good nnd bad luck. At first the wnr department ald tho thief might join tho show, but this permission was subsequently cancelled. The matter was ttext taken up with tho president who in (urn passed It along to Indlnn Commslslonor UMipp. Ixnipp seemed averse to tho proposition and Major Krnus has been as busy pull ing strings us an oijlco seeker trying to prevent n freezei-out. NEW LAW POINT. Dank Cannot Lawfully Make Dona tion Towards Building Railroad. Uiwton, Ok., April 22. United States Judge Dlckereou of Chtcknsha at the conclusion yesterday of a trial In which C. (. Jones, president of the Oklahoma City and Western Ilnllroad company, brought suit ngalnst tho Hank of Chlcknsha, held that u bank Is forbidden to mnko a donation or bonus townrd the construction of n rallwny. The amount of tho suit was 9 100, which was promised by tho bank In order to supplement tho fund being raised before the building of the road through Chlckasha. Judge Dlckersou held that a bank cannot luwfully make a donation for a rallrond or for any ether purpose directly connected with Its business as a bank. REPUDLICAN CLUDS, Movement Started to Organize Them as Branch, of , National League. Muskogeo, I, i, April 22. Mory Caraway has started a movement to organize the Republican clubs of In dian Territory In order tp make their organization a part of the national league, In order to get rcproontntlou at lh golden Jublleo meeting of the national leaguoj to clobrat tho fif tieth nnnlvcrsary ot the. founding of the Republican parjy on tho 17th of Juno. There nro about 100 clubs In the territory, and If they can bo or ganlzed ns a branch of the. national league In time, they be entitled to representation. Pacific Fleet to Seattle. Seattle. April 22. Captain Wm. Harwell, commanding the United State navy yard at Hrnmorton, has received olllclal advices frail Admir al Goodrich, In command of the Pa cific squadron, stutlng thaf'jho tloet w. nrrivo In Seattle 'June 10 In pfneo of asuembllu? In Sah Francisco h'ar bur. UNITED STATES SUB-TREASURY ONE OF THE MY8TERIES OF SAN FRANCISCO'S FIRE. Washington Officials Are Purtied Over tho Situation Havo No uf. rect knowledge of Safety ar Bullion Contained Jhcre. Washington, April 2d. (Special.) One of tho mysteries of thu "San Frnnclsco rarthquako nnd Are Is tho Uultcd States) sub-lionsury a (Uo wrecked city. Oovcraent omcmis in Washington will not sny n wort about how much gold and silver limy had In the six mutts of the hultdlcrf. They do not know what mny huvu happened to It If they should lit u be known that down in tho dohrin are probably 150.000,000 of silver nnd gold. At this time a company of United State soldlom Is hourly o guard around the ruins ot tho old structure, but It was thlrty-slx hourn before this was done nnd much might havo happened within these houw oC chaos nud stupendous exlctomeut Tho fnct that tbo government did net gel n word for moro than two dayi from any oillclnl source about what happened to the subtreabitry and that tho telegram even thon came from tho head book-keeper nnd not from th'e sub-treasurer and chief olerk caused much npprohenslon. A, full report as to what happened U expected from tho sub-treasurer In tho next day or two. letters have not yet begun to reach tho ct from the stricken, but will como Ynurluir lu within the next fev dayi, adding much to tho news Uiat has' cotnii ncrosu tho busy wlrca. It haVbecn a marvolous tribute to tho tolegraph operators and newspaper men of San Francisco and to 1he energy of .tbo newspapers of the. tiasr thu way thr newH has been handle'd from 'there. Kverj- word carried out oT San Frun, cIsco to newspapers ' cost In ' the nelghlKrhood 6f three cents a word, nnd some of tho press associations and newspapers have received ten to twenty thousands words a day Tho subtrensury of tho, UnlUM States was located on Commercial street, between Kearney and Mont gomery streets, and was near tho Chlnntown quarter. It was n rented structure. On tho first floor waa Urn big gold vault, while In tho basement were ftvo vaults containing ullver. It Is bellovcd the totnl amount stored In tho building wn sat least $50,000, 000. lias Ihn bullion melted from, the flro of wero the kafes robbed r Tho chances nro that when official get to work nnd dig out tho great vaults and open them every penny belonging to theTgovernment will b found Intocl. The fact, however, that there seems to havo been a luterinlsslon of a loug numlxh ef hours, helween tho tlmo of tho earth quake nnd flro and the appearance? on the scene of n company of sol diers furnlsheH somu ground for ua easlnoss. Proper steps havo boen taken to havo nn enrly Investlgatloa made. It Is stated by treasury offlclalor that tho government was moist for tunate In ono way. As gold bullion from Alaska and clsewhcro has oomo Into tho sub-treasury nnd has bees paid for by that Institution It ha been bent on to tho United SUtew mint. As tho treasury has beon la no need of tho money It has not drawn upon the mint but has allow ed tho bullion and money To pile up for n long tlmo, In this way - tie mint contained millions of dollnrd oC gold, thut would In a short tlmo havo Icpu back Jn tho sub-treasury. Tbo mlnt was badly damaged by beta carthquako und lire, but Superintend ent Teach was quickly on tho seen and tbo great sum of $301,000,000 of gold- ho had In tho vaults .was at no tlmo Bitbjcct to tho raid from tho ghouls who turned themselren looser Immediately nfter tho earthquake, Tho vaults wefo hot touched by Ore, tho mnt forco fighting tho flaniet bnck and preventing the bulldidg be ing devoured, Thero will b much unoaslnoss'lc treasury circles in Washington until n report comes la telling that TJncla Sam's'mllllbnB In San Francisco re- main Intact. . 4 '