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PRACTICAL TINNERS AND PLUMBERS 2)9 West Main St. The Ardmoreite It's an 111 Wind that blown noliodjr good. In nn old najlntr Don't permit nnr wind to do nn III wind (or you. Protect youraoif. toko Tornado Insurance nnd thorn will t no nnnnclnl lo In the event of dnniaire lir xtorm. Thn raton aro not Illicit. Thu aecurlty la nbaolutu. Wo represent the boat Companies In tho world. Their solvency, relln bllltr and tironiptneaa In nettling claim liai roads thi-ui moat popular, CARTER & CANNON Fire, Accident, Plate Gliu SAVER Telephone No. 79 tor the News HONOR PAID GRAND WOMAN FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE EIGHTY I SIX YEARS OLD. Famous Crimean Nurse Receive Per tonal Message From England's King and Queen Modesty Her Principal Characteristic. London, Mny 15. Miss Floronco Nlghtlngalo, the famous Crlmoan war nurse, who shares with the phlhn throplc llaroncss Durdett-Coutts tho honor of being ono of England' "Grand Old Women," was elghty-Blx years old today. Miss Nightingale lives In quiet retirement In a house In tho outskirts of Uindon which she has oc cupied for many years. Hero ho re ceived today n numtier of personal friends who called to congratulate her on her birthday. Others who re membered the anniversary, among them King Kdward nnd Queen Alex andra, sent her personal messages of felicitation. Though she has been an Invalid for many years Miss Nightin gale continues to take nn active Inter est In all Hint concorns tho profession which she mado famous. Miss Nightingale was born at Flor ence nnd named after the. city of Florence. Originally hor patronymic , was Shore, anil It was only on her father inheriting tho estnto of his un cle, Peter Nightingale, that ho as sumed the namo of tho testator. After being prosontcd at court Flor onco figured for sovcral years in Lon don society nnd then withdrew to do voto herself to Rick nursing. It was only naturat that with lror cxporlonco In nursing and her talent for organi zation, alio should bo placed nt fie head of a band of volunteer nurses, composed wholly of women of good family, who started out for Crimea In responso for tho public appeal for nurses mndo by Sir Robert Peel nnd Sir William Russell, tho correspond ent of tho I.ondon Times nt tho scat of war, nnd who, llko Miss Nightin gale, still survives. Modesty has nlwnys been Miss Nightingale's principal characteristic. She refused all public ovatlonson hor return from Crlmoa nnd when the nntlon and tho army presented her with a testimonial of 1250,00!!. In rec ognition of her sorvlcos she declined to receive It. " RUNS AMUCK IN GEORGIA Young Man Ends His Life After Riot ing In Blood. Atlanta. Oa., May IB. Crazed by drink nn 1 by n disappointment In n lovo affair, James II. Clark, n tele graph operator of CTTambleo, a few miles from this city, lato yestorday af ternoon began n rnmpagn of crlmo nd In less than twenty-four hours lind killed onlTmnn, severely wound ed three others nnd clubbed n fifth with a shotgun, set flro to tho homo of ono of his victims, nnd finally, when Riirroundcd by a posse, killed him self. 1 WABASH TRAIN WRECKED. Engineer Killed, Firemen Fatally Hurt Passengers Injured. Buffalo, N. V., Mny 16. A Wabash passengor train was wrecked In tho J yards her today, James Howe, tho en gineer, was killed; John Hertnl, flro man, futnlly hurt; Philip O' Dennel, n passenger, Injured Internally, and four other pnssengors hurt. Awaiting Development. Snyder, Ok., Mny 1G. J. S. Soulo, nn old-tlmo Kansas newspaper man, nnd tho first United -Stntcs statistical agent for Oklahoma, Is now worklns nt tho case In a newspaper offlco hero. Soulo has his entlro fortuno tied up In mineral claims In tho Wichita mountains, w'llch win mako him a mil lionaire, if thoy turn out ns ho ex pects. Now -a is sticking typo to get monoy to go ahead with tholr devel opment. Great Meeting at Wapanueka. Wnpanucka, I. T., May 117. To tho Ardmorolto: i I am having a great mooting nt Wa panucka; havo had CO conversions , Tha town has nover boon stirred re llglously before as now. Will closo meeting tomorrow night. . . , . , , - REV. Jt O.'flCIVALL.Y.. . TELEPHONE FRANCHISE. Pioneer People to Put In Exchange at Ravla Electric Lights. Illa. I. T.. May lfi. (Special) At a Hcla1 meeting last night tho city ccunril granted n twenty year fran chise to the Pioneer Telephone Co., for the purH)io of putting In a tele phone exchange hero. The electric light ordinance was read and referrotl to a committee which will confer with the applicant regarding somo changes, riud it ts hoped and expected that by tho next meeting of tho council a satisfactory agreement will have boon reached so that a franchise may be granted for an electric light plant. The Ilnvln tlrlck company has lot tho contract for tho manufacture and burning of n kiln of 200,000 brick nnd active operations nre now under way. They hope to have this ready for building purposos within thirty days. The mayor has nppolntd the follow ing board nt equllsntlan for thn town of Itavla to serve tho coming yea-! W. II I'lttmnn, C. D. Ilynum nnd II. II. Key. Kvc-n thing Is prosperous and the outlook for the town Is very ilaltorlnp. SAYS FATHER STILL LIVES FRANK ROCKEFELLER DIFFERS FROM JOHN D. Brother of Head of Standard Oil De clares That the Elder Rockefeller Is In Good Health In His Home In North Dakota. . Now York, May 15. Iho New York Herald says today In a dispatch from Cleveland: "Frank Rockefeller, brother of John D. llnckcfcllcr, denied today tho re ports thnt his father had died In Frco port, III., yesterday. Ho Bald his fath er was still living In good health in his homo In North Dakota. Mr. Rocke feller said reports sovoral weeks ac that his father was then In n dying condition In tho homo of his son, William Rockefeller, In New York city wero untrue." In a statement last night John D. Rockefellor, in denying that tho lato Dr. Livingston was his fathor stated that his fathor tiled beforo John D. Rockefeller, jr., was born. HUNDREDS FORCED TO MOVE. Inhabitants of Chlckasha In Sorry Plight Occupants Must Vacate. I-nwton, Ok., May 15. A buslnosi man of Chlcknsha, I. T who came hero today, states that by Wednesday of this week nenrly 3,000 of tho 10, 000 residents of Chlcknsha will bo compelled to movo nil their belong ings from n portion of tho town to which tltlo to purchasers cannot bu awarded. Tho section reforrcd to was Indian public land of ChlckaBaw nation, nnd wns sold In lots nnd blocks to pur chasers who wero assured that perfect tltlo could bo glvon. A recent decis ion of tho United States court holds thnt tleeds cannot bo Issued to pur chasers and occupants aro ordered to vacate. In u sonso It Is tho removal of a city, and hundreds of persons nro without placos to movo their posses sions upon. MINER LOSES SAVINGS. Burled His Gold Beneath House and Some One Steals It. , South McAlostor, I. T., May 15. John Nnush. n miner, living nt Krcbs, hurled $.1,185 In gold benenth his houso on Nov. -21 last. Yesterday when ho went to dig It up ho found that it had been takon. Ho has no Idea how long ago tho thoft took place, as ho had nover examined tho place of deposit until ycBterday. Tho marks of exca vation Indicate that It was some tlmo ago, Nnush had frequently expressed dis trust of bnnks, Ho Is a marrlod man, about 40, and tho monoy represented years of work in tho mines. Italians and Negroes In Riot. Albany, N. Y May 16. A riot oc- ( currcd between Italians, and negroes , In tho brick yards, twelve miles south. .Ono negro was shot. Tho militia Ins been ordored to bo in readiness. Tha troublo Is ovor tho Importation' ot southern negro stflko breakers. REMAINS REACH SULPHUR. Funeral of W. L. Knott to be Held Thursday Change on Post. Sulphur, I. T., Mny 15. (Special) Tim remains of Kdltor W. L. Knotts of tho Herald, who died at Kansas City Friday, arrived yosterday accom panied by the fnthor of tho deceased. The funeral has been deferred until Thursday nftrnoou to await tho ar rival of two sisters from Now York City and n brother from Salt Lake City. Tho entire city Is In gloom, nnd the funeral will bo largely attended. Frank Hobson of Iowa has purchas ed tho Sulphur Dally Post and assum ed clinrgo. Georgo Lloyd Scose, former editor of tho Post, has gono to New York City to tnko a position on tho editorial staff of the American. At n meeting of tho city council last night It was resolved to petition Jndgo Dlckornon for tho appointment of coiisus enumerators to ascertain It the population of tho city is sufficient to justify tho issuance of waterworks bonds to tho extent of fifty thousand dollars. All Sulphur Is In a hurry when thoy start nnywhoro. Sunt. Swords of tho reservation has served notice, on tho public that unless they doslst from fast driving over the Davis Avonno bridge on Itock crook, tho bridge will bo closed. SERIOUS COTTON FIRE. Loss at Navasota Will be About Forty Thousand Dollars. Navasota, Texas, 5Tny 15. Ono of thu hottest cotton nfes In tlio history of Navasota was discovered alxmt 0:30 o'clock this morning in I. T. McNnlr's warehouse Involving something llko a thousand bales. Tho lire department responded quickly, mil In n couple of hours had tlio conflagration under con trol from almost certain destruction of ono of tho most vatunblo business blocks and series of stocks In tho city. Tho cotton loss cannot now bo es timated with approximate correctness, but will run something llko 10,000. Tho building belonged to Mrs, W. N Norwood, nnd wns insured for $1,000, which will nbout cover tho loss. HEARST FOR GOVERNOR. Will be Nominated In New York on Independent League Ticket. New York, May 15. William n. Hearst Is to bu nominated for gover nor on nn Independent Lenguo ticket In n convention of tho lenguo to bo called In July, probnbly In Utlcn. This was decided upon by tho league's lead ers today. With Mr. Hearst a full tick et Is to bo placod In tho field. It Is believed thnt tho decision of thu lenguo will havo a marked effect on tho campaign plans of tho Demo crats and tho Republicans, who havo been planting to hold tholr stato conventions as usual in Soptombcr. If they should ndhoro to this program It Is pointed out that Mr. Hearst and his association would havo tho field to themselves for two months. TROOPS AND STRIKERS CLASH. As Result of Price of Food and An archistic Agitation. Cngliarl, Sardinia, May 10. Several persons nro killed and many wound ed in a collision between troops nnd strlkors lioro yesterday. Furthor trou ble Is oxpectcd. nolntorcomonts or tho smnll garrison havo been urgent ly demanded, and warships with troops havo loft Genoa and !eghorn Tho troublo began Monday br tho cul mination of a great Increase- in tho prlco of food and anarchistic agita tion loading tho workmen to strike Child Killed by 8nake. Lawton. "Ok.. May 15. Whllo tho 2V4-ycar-old son of Mr. nnd Mrs. A. Whlsnand of Denver City was playing In tho yard h was bitten twlco by n rattlesnake, Deforo a physician could bo called tho child died, living only flvo hours nftor being bitten. Fire In Tennessee. Montnglo, Tenn., May 1C. Warner Hall and sovoral cottages hero at tho Chautauqua of tho s6uth burned today. Tho loss Is $25,000. Tho immenso au ditorium was saved, Safe Blowers Break Jail.. Marsnalltown, Iqwn., May 1C Six snfo blowers who wero recently arrest ed, broko Jail last night and escaped. Thoy pried Sway bricks from Iho so'c-ond-s.tory window. WHO WILL GET THE ESTATE INDIAN CHIEF'S DAUGHTER WAS MUCHLY MARRIED. Two St. Loulsans Claim They Were Dead Woman's Spouse Report That She Had Valuable Oil Lands Being Investigated. St. Louis, Mny 15. A record In tho mnrringo license department of tho recordor of deedV uffloo has nddal nnothor entanglement to tho mystery surrounding tho Identity of tho wo man. Nona Undorwood, said to bo tho daughter of an Indian chieftain, who died Wednesday In tho tenoniont house, 1532 North' llroadwny Tho public administrate Is Inves tigating tho ronort thxt tho woman wns possessed of valuable oil lands in tho Indian Tordltory; nlso tho clnlm of Chns. Flbo thnt ho was hor lawful husband nnd tho claim of Marcus L. Undorwood thnt sho was his common law spouse. Kibe, who is CO, nnd a veteran or tho civil war, employed as an npplo imckor in tho produco district, told a deputy public administrator that hin wife's mnldon namo was Marshall and that thoy wero married In tho Annun ciation church In St. Louis, Aug. 31, 1871. Tho record in tho marrlago li cense omco Is thcrcforo puzzling. Tho public administrator Is nlso In vestigating tho roport that tho woman hnd another common-law husband In Colorado and a 17-year-old son, wo Is now said to llvo in tho samo state, nnd who Is said to carry a heavy In auranco policy on his mothor'a Iiro. Tho body or tho woman Is still In tho morguo. Sho will bo buried, by tho city unless her remains aro claimed by ono or hor alleged husbands or oth er relatives. Sho Is'sald to havo been born In Ma Jora, I. T., noar whero her property Js sold to bo Jocatod. Sho Is a i so' said to havo lived in Ilollovlllo,' whero a sister Is now snld to reside. Underwood claims tho woman's mnldon namo was Tucker and Bho Is also said to havo been known by thu name of Phillips, Sho was nbout 50 years old. ONE KILLED IN CYCLONE FOUR BADLY INJURED NEAR TEX OLA, OKLAHOMA. Houses Destroyed One Was Blown Some Distance With Family In side, Eut Luckily They Escap ed Without Injury. ' Toxola, Okla., May 15. A cyclono pnsicd between this placo nnd Hrlck yesterday afternoon about 3 o'clock, killing ono and badly Injuring tour othors. Tho dead nro: Mrs. Jno. Hnskow. Tho Injured nro: Mr. John Haslce, Mr. and 'Mrs. A. J. Vines and J. W. Northcut. Tho houses that wero de-u-oyel in this vicinity nro those or A. J Vlnce. ' Jno. Smith, Kd Reed, Jao Haskew, 't W. A. Chambers, Mn. Roht. Harrell, nnd A. M. Streets. The liouso of M. Hartman was blown C7 yiirdJ while Mr. Hartman and family wero inside. Tho wind had twlsto.l tho houro ss as to provent them front getting out until tho storm was over. They, how ovor, escaped without injuries. ELECTION BY PRINTERS, Typographical Union to Select Dele gate to International Convention. This evening tho members of tha Typographical Union ot tho city of Ardmoro will elect a dolcgnto to tho International convention n'nd wilt cast ballots for tho sovcral International of ficers for tho organization. Tho elec tion ot tho International ofllcors Is by roforondum voto of tho locals and not by tho International convention. Injured by Vicious Mare. Woodward, Ok., 5Fay 15. Mrs. Ann Peoples, tho aged mother of n Wood ward county farmer, was probably fa tally injured yesterday by a vlciou mnro with a young colt. Mrs. Peo ples was a't tho barn, gathering eggs, when, tho maro attacked her, klckine and trampling her almost into Insen sibility beforo sho was rescued.