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VOM'MK XIII AHDMOKK, I. T.. TliTRsDAY KVliMNd. ATCiTST 1. IIHKI. UNGLE SAM'S CIVIL SERVICE METHOD BY WHICH YOU MAY OB' TAIN INFORMATION. Only In the South And That Is Due to Southern Pride Doet the Civil Service System Go Begging. Few Local Applicants. Washington. Am. 8. Kveryhody In th new state of Oklahoma should know how to set Job through tho civil service. Thla Is lKirtlculsrly true In a section of country that Is today Ulvcn tlie preloronce by Uncle Sam for the reason mat the North and ttaat ami even the West has more peoplo In the umploy of the govern meat than the law originally Intended .or when tho civil aervlce law was passu! provision was made that each state and territory was to have ao and ao many Jolts, liased entirely on the protwrtlon of population. Some how or other the sons anil daughters or tho Southland, some any due to pride, hnve nil along failed to partlc Ipate In this so-called scramble for olllco. They would refuse to lllo ni plications for iwaltlons tinder the civil service law. As a result the govern meat was duty hound to fill tho posl tlona which would otherwise hnve uoiia to HMttherners with men and women from the various other nee lions of tho country. It Is to be hoped that the South will take u different view of tho whole matter soon and that iHMlthms rightfully their will eventually find Southorn ownera. Aside from this pecttllnr feature o the system It Is n matter of record that the great majority of people 1 tutu country nave Utile idea as to wnat a civil service examination rea Iv Is. When a government job Is men Honed they thlua the word "pull" ha a anmmous meaning with It, and having no "pair or Influence they tmaglno It out of reach. Perhaps th reason for thla Is that for many year. the spoils system was In vogue, liv ery patriot drawing a aalary from Uncle Sam bad oarned hla job either as a faithful party worker or havlug a close friend who was. Hut that era Is passing away and tho civil service is taking Ita plane. As a chief of a government bureau said: "it Is getting the cream of tho young men and women for govern mental aervlce. All of my omployos were apinilnted through civil service examination! nud 1 couldn't get a bet t?r olaaa of young men In the city.' The reason for this la that n porson mutt have h good education, reputa tion and physical oonstltutb.n, and while It Is tnie In trade examination oducntlon cuts but llttlo flguro, still In tneso days there aro but few trades In which nn Ignorant man or woman can enter tho federn. employ. The salary Is good. It may not com Ire with some private salaries. Yet It la steady and sure us death and taxes and neither affected by panic or change of llrm. Promotion generally Is alow and It depends n great deal upon the person hlmsolf and the de partment In which he Is employed. Many bright poraona havo used gov crnmont position aa stepping stnnon to something higher nud ns the hours are usually short one may use tho spnro momenta of time to good nil vantage. For Instance there are throe unlveraltloH In WitHhlugton whoso nt tendance upon lectures Is almost whol ly mnde up of govornmont clerks Governmont clerks ns n rule havo n fnudnoES for tho law and It Is In this city that tho opportunity la given them to study to tholr nourtH' contont and at tho samo tlinu enrn a stliiand from tho govornment that docs not only pay tholr tuition, board, otc. but onotigh monoy to Justify thorn In marrying or sending tholr aged pa rents a monthly sum. For oxnmplo. Milton Alios, now vice president of tho Itlggs National bank of this city ono of tho lnrgost and wealthiest hanking institutions In tho country was at ono titno a messenger In tho troasury department. Ho worked his way up. Protty soon he wns promoted to clork. llocamo buronu chief undor 1 Gago and assistant secretary of tho troasury undor Prosldont Ilco66volt and Secretary Snaw. . . Thoro are numordtm cases whore young man ontorlng a division of tho government sorvlce wli.i oply a good common school education and nfter tlvo orslx years sparo tlmo study hav omorged with a professional or tech nlfal education. Hut a jor.n should not enter Uncle Hum'' cmplnv wliti the Intention of neglecting work for rivuio mlvnnrement. for sooner or later he will wake up a sadder mit wiser person. As a rule, however, a government clerk la satisfied with hla work and salary ami makes It hla "" work and endearora to give his best efforts In hl power. All sections of the rountry giro ny some of their heat and brightest sons and daughters to federal employment and In an office containing a hnndred or so employe nearly every iuti li the union Is represented. Mnch t-kes par.icular pride In upholding the hon or of hit native state and you may see the long headed yankee claiming the earth, a few musically voiced 8c.it h ernera and energetic Weaternora working nlnngalde each otner, doing I their beat work and becoming ac- qunlnteo with the different peoples of their land without actual travel. Now .or a few jwlnta a to the ex- amlnatlon. If you are going to try for oosltlon In n imstoltlee. custom house, or some local swvtcc. yon ap ply to the loaal secrets ry of civil aer vlce examiners for an application blank and manual. The manual will give the date and location of the ex amination and other useful Infnrma- lon to the embryo federal employe You will also he given a small book giving you a faint Idon of tho mlsory that Is to follow. Hut ir it is ror ine genenil clni.iod aervlce auch as rail way mall clork, stenographer, clerk, etc., you write to the civil aervlce commission In Washington for nn up- pllactlou blank for the position you wish to be examined for ami also I write for the manual, ihmii are iree und a iKstal cant win nring mem io .von. After you tnke your examination !t will tnko several months until you re- celvo your grades. The higher mark vow make tho quicker you will receive your proportlonaiy appointment and if your work Is satisfactory you re- reive your terms uetit appointment which practically means a life post- Ion. And all by your unaided effort io "pull or ' Influence. Indebtedness of Zion City. Chicago, HI.. Aug. 8. The flrat ile- illed statement of the Indebtedueu r JClon City waa given to the Invest ora at a meeting in the college build Ing at '.Ion City last night. The table showed a total of nearly $5.ooo.ooo, wheh It Is promised by Overseer W. Vollva to (my by funding the r Ire Indebtedness for eighteen ye . and to Issue bonds Itearlng 0 ter cent Inteteat. The prooa!tlon was accept d by an almost unanimous veto ot he S3" Investors present, there being but two dissenting votes. It is puritoved to relieve the present financial (iiiucumes oy a mortgage on tne i,. .e acres or tmuivuieii lauit ot the city. Twenty-five percent of the gross earnings of the city will be' set aside for n sinking fund to pay off the principal ndehtedness. Oppoa'tlon to Longwsrth. Cincinnati, Ohio, Aug. S. Congress man Nicholas Kongworth, the son-in- law of President Roosevelt, will be opposed by the American Federation of Mew in mis county in cam- imigu tor re-eieciion. mix niinouuw- ....... I.. In.l.n 1... TTIn mem waa iiu,. iu..u ' ' , , an organuer ami ooitor oi u o M iw,-r. uuuBi. ... DC lOUglll oy inn llliniuaia. It is charged that both lingworth and uoebel have tweu hostile to the demHiids of union labor for legislation In Ita behalf. Missouri Republican Convention. Ardmorelto Speolal. I-amar. Mo.. Aug. 0. The nomina ting convention of the Republicans of tho Flftoenth congressional district Is bolng held here today with over a huudrod delogntoa in attendance, Charles II. Morgan of this city will probably bo nominated for congress man, Representative C. M. Shartol of Neosho having rofused to become a cundldnto for ro-olectlon owing to tho pross of prlvato lntorosts . Contest Over Will. Ardmorelto Special. San Francisco, Aug. 9. Tho contost over tho will of tho Into northa M. Dolhor camo up for a hoarlng today hoforo Judgo Graham. Miss Dolhor, who mot hor doath by falling from it window of tho Waldorf-ABtorla ho o; In Now York, loft tho bulk of hor largo proporty to Utta Marian War ron. Tho h.olrs aro attomptlng to break tho will. Thoro is an oxtra pair of wings In hoavon for tho man who owns an ait tomobllo and doesn't swear. JAP POACHERS ARE KILLED WHILE RAIDING SEAL ROOKER- ES V)THN THREE MILE LIMIT. Affair Occurred Off the Alaskan Coast Ambassador at Toklo Is Notified of the Affair, Which Japs May Possibly Misconstrue. !! Associated I Yeas, Washington, 1). C. Aug. P. Acting Secretary of HUiU Raemi today sent AmlHianador Wright at Toklo the sub stance of the dlsnatch received, re- curding the killing of Japanese Dsn Urmen off Alaska in sending the dispatch. Ilaoon atates It waa forwarded for the pnr pose of giving Information such aa this government has of the regretta tile affair, news of which may reach Japan In a distorted form. He has no Intention of offering any apology or any further Information than la contained In thla dispatch. The state department regards the Japanese fkriiermen as ttoachera, If ... were wtthlii the threo mile limit Lni ln,, ,ilainte!i from Alaska omplm aSM lhl fact M), - Associated Press ssv York. N. Y.. Aug. 9. A further renrt of the killing of live Jaimnese mwcliora In rrlblloff lalanda. la con tallied In a dlsimtch from Dutch liar- imr. Alaaku, wlilch haa Just lieen ro C1 vel. It says the Japanese were shot and killed by order of the agent Qf tno netmrtment of Commerce and ubor. as A result of a raid by a Japa lnmm .chooner on the seal rookeries. Building Activity, The outlook for building activity In this city Is brighter than at any time In the hkUory of Ardmore. The arehl tact firms are kept busy all the time, and the numerous contractors are tin able to do the work as fast aa It needed. HmuHess Is imng posited both north and south on Washington Street, as It Is on the two A Streets on either side. West Main Street gro vltig lu business houses, even be yond the line ot expectation, while there Is considerable Improvement projected .for ICast Main Street. Residences are planned and under course of construction all over the city, while those of recent construe tlon are so numerous as to form an aUtoliite surprise to ono who only oc caslonally passes through the real dence portions. ' Maryland. My Maryland." Anlmorl.,e Special. Springfield, Ohio, Aug. G. Singing Maryiauo, My Marlaud," the annual reunion of the Maryland auolety of Ohio opened today nt Spring (Irovo park. Nearly lo.ouo former residents of Maryland aro In attendance and thla evening a reception will lie given to Coventor Warfleld of Maryland, Admiral Schley and Governor HnrrU lf oh)a rmmm w jMl imU lnnirriu. BVHI1llr. I Covernor Reviews Militia. Al,,lorlte SNKlll,, Atlantic City. Ia., Aug. 0. The members of the Flfty-llfth regiment of Iowa National guard who have bsen engaged lu a cross-country march tor tho paat week, nrrlved hero today and pitched camp lu the fair grounds. 'I In troops will h erevlewed by flovotiu.' Cummins tomorrow, after which thoy will disband. Anniversary of Crowning of Pope. Ardmorelte Special. Rome, Aug. 9. Hundreds of con gratulatory mosHngoa havo been ro celved at the Vatican today this being the third anniversary of the crowning of Popo Plus X. The To Doum was sung lu tho pope's honor at tho Sis tluo chapel this morning. Popo Plus . was olocted to sue cood Popo I.oo XIII. on August 4, 1903, and wan crowned on 'August 9; follow Ing. Mats Meeting of Labor Party. Ardmoroito Special. Pittsburg, Pa., Aug., 9. A mass mooting of union laborers will be hold here thfa evoultig for the purpose of organizing it Union Labor party. which Is extiocted to take an active part lu polities in tills dlstriot. Sam tsl Gompors, M. F. Tlghe, IS. M. Doog Ia1s and other lenders In the union labor movement will deliver nil tires J es. BANK CASHIER HAS RETURNED DECLARES HE ONLY WENT OUT OF CITY FOR DAY'S REST. Had Ne Part In Hobblng the Milwau kee Avsnuc State Bank, Ner Has He Profited Penny Thereby. Says He Will Surrender. Ily Aasoeliited I'ress. - Cnlohgo. Aug. it. According to a lo cal paper Henry W. Herring, cashier of the Milwankee State Dank, nt tw Hours In n pnrk with a reporter last night talking over the affairs of the concern Herrlim declared he had not run away, but went imt of tne city inrer Sundaj for rem returning to the hana and flnding It closed, he went to the home of a friend here for the time to t-.nk matters orer. Herring mM he Intends to give himself up and de clares he can show ho bad no jmrt ln robbing the bank. He swears he has not profiled one penny by die Ir regular!! I.-. He aaid tie simply car lied mtt oruora for Steusland, whose Instruct lima were auch that uiero waa no way on their face of determining that crooked work was going on. As a result ot Herring's re-appear ance, the receiver announced that he would close the co-operative alore which in said to have furnished the channe. for dissipating a half million o. the hank's funds. THE WILD WEST IN BAD STORM TWO ATTACHES OF BIG SHOW KILLED uY LIGHTNING. awnc Bill's Luck Seems Bad Thla is Second Time Lately That Show Is Wrecked Panic Seized the Crowd Tent Collapses. liurrlsburg. Ia.. Aug. S. lawnee Hill s Wild West show waa this after noon struck by a terrific lightning stoim lor the second tlmo within two wucka. At Itayotinc, N. J., a week ago during, a heavy storm the main tout collapsed and a number of womou wire Injured In the ensuing iwnlc Two persons were hilled thla af ternoon one a performo., the other a lemonade vendor. The big exhibition tents stood up n spite of the heavy buffeting. Pawnee Hill (Major Gor don Mills) and his staff assisted tho polhe lu handling the frightened crowd mid suw to It that the big herd of horses, two of winch were struck b lightning and killed, did not statu pede as was the case at Ikiyonne, rho storm was at Its worst In the vicinity of the ground selected fur the liililtlon. The peep o wcro pouring li.to tne touts when the storm broke Die pon co at the grounds managed to aw it a iwnlc although several per mm.i were Injured In the crush. One or the employes of the circus. a Japanese acrobat, was struck by lightning and killed. The storm blew down ono of the smaller tents and a fulling M)le atniijA one of the men and he was fatally Injured. Two horses were struak by lightning. Charles -..chwlne of thla city had a lemonade stand under a tree nut ld" the grounds. A unit of lightning struck tho tree and passing dawn Htiurk Ittchwlue, killing him instautly. The touts under wheh tho audience -gathered remained standing, 'mere was Imminent danger that all would o however, anil nouses In tho vlclnl were thrown open for tho hiioika c; all who rofused to remain, titular he tents. By Associated Pross. Chicago, Aug. 9. Another warrant "barging violation of the hanking law was sworn nut today for the arrest it Theodore Stenslnnd, vice president if the bunk. Complainant charges stenslaml with receiving deposits Sat- 'irdiy last when ha knew the bank .va insolvent. Great Missouri Log Rolling. Ardmorelto Spootnl. Jnplln, Mo., Aug. 8. Wbst.U ua douMedly the'-jrreajoet log rolling, ever v-ld In the southwest Is In progress Iuti- t iday. Modern Woodmen 1 Hr: nf MIhhi '.mI, Kansas, Arkansas rtian Territory have sent members In take part In the celel, ra tion, tho Kansaa City contlngen. com ing In two special trains wh'.Jt arriv ed early this morning. Drill contort and a band tournament will be fea tures of the day's cclebratlo.i. nearly ll.ooii in ptisea being offjivt. The apoakera wilt be A. It. Talbot i f Lin coln, Neb., head ronul, V. A North- cntt of Springfield, III., pan hiri con sul, and John Sullivan of K i t ( ,ty, Bumper Apple Crop In Missouri. Ardmorelle Special. Springfield Mo., Aug. . Ilnleaa all signs fall the land of the big red ap pie will break all previous records In the also of the apple crop thta year Conservative estimate made by thoso In a position to know place the yield In the Onark district at about alx mil linn bushels, requiring not leaa than ,oio cars for shipment. A good price la certain, as many of the growera will place their apples in cold storage until at least $3 a barrel la offered. The crop, as In the paat, will be handled by the osnrfc Fruit Orowcrs' aasoela tlon, a co-operative Institution. 1m north wnat Arkansas the applo crop Is somewhat light, hut Is of a superior quality. Ardmorolte Special. Hollands, Cal., Aug. !). Tonlllc heal, which at times has caused the mercury to reach 10ft, prevails In llu ileaert country south of here. fr."s of deaths from heat prostratlma h.e been reported from the Inyo country gold tlelda, and many prospectors are leaving. Convention of Texas Sheriffs. Ardmorolte Speclul. llullna Te Alt. !). A IllMirt IIRV portion of the counties of the stale ,. .i n. u i ,w..,v.,. are represented at the annual cotiven Hon of Texas Sheriffs' atwoclatlou, which opened bore (inlay. President Hubert (Joodfullow, sheriff ot Coleman county, presided at the oHnlng siou, which was devoted mainly to routine matters. The meeting will lust three days, To Dulld Orphans Home. Ardmorelto .Special. ISureka Springs, Ark.. Aug. !. Sev eral prominent iteoplo of Arkansas, Texas, New Mexico and Louisiana, are Interested lu a movemout, which will probably raw It In the speedy erec- Ion of a home for orphaus aud wld owa In this city. A alto has already been selected ami the responses to the request for funds have been so satis factory that the olllclubi believe that work on tho building may begin this fall. Plans for the home originated with I). F. Sutherland of Quitman, Tex., president of (lie United Charities 'tt America. Among other olllclals if the society Interested In the move ment are Mrs. I Initio Loath of thlk, city, Dr. Chits. IC. Lukeus of Jtoswull. N. M.. Dr. J. A. Dlllard, dean ot Til lane Uulvetnlty at New Orleans; n. Charles Goodnight, wife of tho foi er of the Goodnight Texas Haptlst col lege; G. W. Wool soy of Danville, III., .ud Claude Dodgen ot Winusbon), Texas. Kansas Deet Industry Doom, .rdinorelto Special. Garden City. Kan.. Aug. 9. Tho treat beet sugar factory here Is now tearing completion nud will begin op rations In October. The building ot this factory, together with the propo d Irrigation system projected by the tame concern, is expected to result ln i big Imkiiii for the sugar beet ludustry lu Wcuteru Kansas. The sugar fac tory (.omiMtny now owns 13,000 acres if land In Finney county and tho pro ctHd Irrigation system will not only vvuter this tract, hut irs much more In uldltlon. It is helloved thut in a ihohu tlmo not less than 100,000 noroa of land lu this suction will bo reclaim ed and devoted to tho culture of su gar beets. SITUATION AT SULPHUR. The Famou Resort Has Many Visit ors on Account of Washouts. Ardmorelto Spool il. Sulphur, I. T., Aug. ,9. Railroads leading Into Sulphur have not yot been able to establish connections with outside points, Tho only section of road now lu operation Is that be tween here and Sculllu. There aro many people obliged to remain lu tho elty an a conseipieuoe ot this high water, the greater number of whom are those bound for points on the San ta Fe. No groat amount of complaint Is hoard howoror, aa every effort Is being made to make these compulsory vlhltora enjoy their sojourn hore WOULD ENJOIN MONEY LENDER INJUNCTION AS,. ZD Of MAN WHO HOUNDED. HAS BEEN B. D. Hunosrford Paid $408 fer Loan of $2S, But the Money Lender Declared He Owed More The Rock Island In the Deal. Kansaa City. Aug. 8. Harry I'alm- er, resilient agent tor itttrtOK J. Hughes In the West Side, wns un joined yesterday by J ml go W. I. Moore In the district court from pro ceeding against Idlward I) llanger- rord. Mr. llnngerfonl asked for the Injunction, and naked the court, upon a hearing of the cause, to cannot tho note. In his petition tiled today llnnger fonl acta out that he la a iHniseholdur and the hesd of a family, and that ho ia living with hla lamlly and wipMirt- Ing It. He Is yttrdmaster in thla city ror the Chicago, Hock Island and Pa cific Railroad crimpanv. In April, lfttrj. he hr.rrowod $150 from C. F. AduniH In thla city, for which Atlanta charged nlm 10 per cent n mouth. Afterward Adams assigned the note to Patrick J. Hughes, a money lender. llnngerfonl kept imying 10 iter cent a mouth, and In UMU he iHtrrowod $75 inoru from Hughes. Mr. Ilimgerfoid alleges that nil lu ever received from Adams and llughe waa $2!j. And upon thla sum he has Mild $A0S. Yet, he alleges, Htighca said that he owed him $116. Hughea assigned llitugerford'a note to Palmar W-t Side, and Palmer went, to Council llluffa. Iowa, and usalgnod them there to Peter II. Peterson, n Janitor, and Peterson brought suit against llungerford In council muffs and garnished Hungerford's wages there. This waa done to defeat Hun gerford's right of exemption. Mr. llungerford has worked for tho I lock Island railway for fourleun years, and as oou as the company learnou how tho money lenders woro seeking to harass htm Into iKiylng nn Illegal debt It Instructed Its lawyer Mr. Sniindera to i.ght the on so for hint. A. C. Durham, an attorney ot this city, went to Council Hlunjt nnd helped Mr. Saunders dofeat tho ac tion there. Mr. Durham then filed the applica tion tor Injunction In tho district court of Wyandotte county. Mr. Durham Imaes his application for Injunction upon the following law of Missouri, where tho original loan waa made: "Hvory person or persona, company or corporation or llrm, nud every agent of any person, persons, compa ny ct corporation or Arm who ahall take or reculvo or ngreo to tako or receive ( directly or Indirectly, by means of commission or brokerage charges or otherwse, for tho for liearance or use of monoy or othor commodities, nny Interest nt n rato greater tlian 'i nor cent a month shall be deemed guilty ot a misdemeanor and on conviction thereof shall bo puulsned by a fine of not loss thnn $100 nor more than J600, nnd by Im prisonment In the county Jail fur a pe riod of not less than ..urty days nor more than ninety days. Nothing herein contained shall be construed na au tliorlslng n higher rate of Intnrost than Is now provided by law. Patrick J. Hughes la already undor conviction and sentence to Jail lu this county for a violation of this law. He has transferred most of hla bus In ess to Palmer, who Is acting far him In Kansas to avoid the oporatlon ot this law In Missouri. Hughrji has Peon gono from t..ls city for soma tlmo. Ills caso Is ponding In tho Kan sas City Court of Appoals. So far as Is known tho 10-por-ccnt-era aro not attomptlng to lend any more money In tho Missouri city, but thoy aro using opprosslvo tactics In an attempt to collect tho principal and usurious Intorost of old loans. Texas Confederate Reunion. Ardmoroito Special. Jnoksonvlllo, Toxas, Aug. 9. A two dnyti' reunion ot the survivors ot tho Confodornte army of Tennossoo, In cluding Rosa', Granbitry's nnd Kctor'a brlgados and Douglas' battery, open od hore this morning with n largo at tendance. James II. Mat hla of Dallas Is president ot the association. Men will smoke cigarette just as long ns-women will coddle little woolly dogs. i