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Canaan- i." '.s-rTe t1
r aw. it tWieaW 4
L i if nan II i to tk
t anu uans of tk
erCa k to fcaaf or a 8
ratio; pcttO tk
fb niiiw or
ati Tk V of tr
t t ( aa at
'eod tk iHotnttw ta
, ka takea nae oartac
i half MftitfT
.raa xaetor la tk gnwta
a btwiny woii
j,.-. -;.ut h' t-fcf it: :
jr-? jojI beea : :ra. r t.i ' ; :
wjt;"e3a fjt:i Ttfat to t '
jca rrj.t uaee i r t
-Oijci tk tac t-Ji?? tad U
roa4 ar '& fr 1 trafc o C n
ROAD TO HOXBAR.
, ti F iit-2 Vits AuUwrttiet.
i -b dcaaruaat 'A ts-
iu J 'jTtor to te tat roadi are pl
my mc atliaarta t tk
aal iaKiatH eax -,7 atrsnrf 7
i i i atf
aammairra. oy ta a 'r
aMakai " i Kh caaru tar
rOisCtD v.O. A"
1 SO'- AT WV
V S.TA A3
v. tM 1 C Orr
vaA traftM '.X lu r ! nfWfi w v .
i jedaa tx tacmaaal eat ' ml late ettr at "
- . at h I t far f i f f rasat HM -
m4 tim nitM aar ac c icoaa
IM trvm vt Haaai
uim. aaar vkida ta eaat
attea7r a gMrt oat a &irmi uaoaurc. jm
ava ' trmx tabmu rtfaaM u .frtia ii4f ta aat -Uaaat t
tr U uiwata. wa Mat i oorcraaMrat aM atvuet tka iaurcau
ir 4mkt to aw Ma fiaaiuafl: at f iu cnr rtotkfeokam as
Tf c aar to w Ik Ta tf ras-! mguMttaM h Ij kaoti
HO?E FOR DEMOCRACY
Ta BaMio a aiea tat ta
am mm koa !' teaavsmue
j.trtf. aai K ta AtlfccaH u a R a iar
r mt TV- r-aaWlcaa o1tr
mi ta a'at aoaa of
Wrtf ia t aait omwm. ilaim i
raora vfa aaa Hoct Vmk
u.. aaaa ialaaC aa4 MlaaewU. J
iraer aa Raaaat w
ro traaaHriatkaa ao Imflil
. ta m( awa -vfs at aa-i
Uaatat ' "f4- w
ivtak M laaaf aa (air t.taa lr
lor Um Ms j .
(r tl an rtUptr aa for ta
akiaaw. ! tar U ar
vara 4 waaaa. ar vatf
or kf t oa taa. oaa ta
aD. K tk to ike patriae aa4 ta
trtfltf i Vine H aa fr At araacat
taa rafiwur to tUa kikrsr. aaa m
siMt o oar brct ta taat tt ta
v am to an oa aaaal tcnaa- t'a-
va latlataaot aatf tawi tk oM klaliarar It is a 7 Un
kca ao Ui or
eaal toaaa acaC r ta aavarajacsr
tar aaoa ta paUlc doaaala pmtr
W Isaat la ta
or or ta wnwr
Utkaa tkeaU ke
o( tack taa
aot thf btoOu irMac; iroaa It ax- to
be gtra to aar laiaaa tribe, aad tk
Vkaoa akoaM a toaaec oalf oa sack
umsa aa4 lor cack aerkaas a' wilt
eaabl tk snreraaeitf to keep
loatrol tkerwW '
Vitro. J T. X 1 Tk ol Jajaaa KOiakraaa
-w ttrrftarr aaafeerisktT a o. , k fan-bJc tato of tk
uate ot adalt ctaaoai al air4 ate taxaom. KJ claaa. ktk kai irat
ot tk caoo aaaoa aaa ta aw ; atai aa taw ow-
Ma oT nalaitnait miala oC aaa tk earroaffcaxsv', of 'a Pafa
tiaoml taaaa a ta ra a4 taer a-aataa -
m. tostk anyoaWaaai kaia kcra ooaa njacrt.
fC7 fcrvacfct o a tk caa7a. Tk CVere traeoaea. aav
Mitioa toartar aert ratrv im Ml tartaltat taa ta retiia oa ts
jzttf Tar ar OiSrta; oaiatoiri a roito tot aDaaat. miiiea:aa
to stea4tor tk ckaMto to kataa- Vy 3 wmca ot Lata. i. mn
ta. WkU aoa of tk ccaaavna J C MeKa, tk Ui-rr a aerro attor
bar tjataail ibcohwer. -.aoy ta- S m; of klaafco?.
4jr fiaawattr M tk It-? arort- j Tfcr r fr4aea. x-tort
Mir nl ta atoc ot I w tkcr atiKLiaaaati of CfccrokoM,
rw unatat tatT-oa-yr arorasxi i -raoaa ta u w
br tk loaa
rtoJL MiaacM-1 "a lottataaoa aa wi
vaaita ot in- mK ui ooojohn tasas u
that It woaat tak Kt h to far better tkat it abo be
la tk aoii4 8ot, lnaaa4 hj prirnxn SMiTtaiau toaa
Tk oa atoaavoJataarat aaa koa w, oe trrioci Bat It
f oaaweratve aeaator. brloitJwt tbe' '.-idi'i'n tkat
- !aaaaarBif ui tk aat u m tk wk It ' aMMf
tkaa a tair4 Th waa arocai..ta mr yrivirr'. jav.ic owbjip
of Colorado, atoa-! niSnaA ia HSsfcly ndeirl.: aaa
OUaooaaa 'wftl aaoa I woM orobmMr ia tbto coictrx til
to aaaaorrau to tke ataata. . ur reablaa 4!aatr Xh.i I vik tc
i-4 fk ,-o.bUcaas vtU tor two rara ' ek aaperrittoa ad racaiatioo
itm afarek . enataal tk aoaat by I tkoa la th tatrroat of tk ooklic
. Air, aaatorttf a -HI aaak h Moat tkat tk
Tk oeaaocratie partr kaa tM Ut m a4 tor pakttc oaaraaia. Tk
um Soata. iarraae4 br Oklaaoiaa. gpwwu of or-aaaat ropiiauoo
u a aaetooa Ut batM a(vw It to d tl aa tk aiaIUa to b a
rirlralM loasaatioa aa4 It ao- r- yjntrd j1 ta Intrteat aad Inrolv
d1m .tor tk aorUwra dwoocraer to 4 eatarw ol tie rbl4fta. Their m
tM ItwrU loaar aad at la flkUai; tDttoa to U. It Is a complicated
trtom. w York. :-r Jrfr. RWb at4 qellcat roWB. aad all kinds of
Maad. aad Korth DskoU bare rf ; dlSUmlU-! ar aur to arlae la oob
rnaW4 a irUM rfrl.'t uar'l dtwoc-' nteUoa "-ltk any plaa oJ solution.
' ricy aad ta Bi o! coaaxiaMii ia , -white a pUa brtaa? aU tke liene
Ohite aad Illlaolc iAo taat tb pr-, 8U kooad for by IU moct opthnlatie
ly to aot d4 la tkoa' UtHi.
Wh rnaat Ura that radlcaltoet U
sat a deaxxjrxUc fo At tt it
aot vi 1I)Ut oo NoUIbk to
Malar than that, aad vr. mlaht x
IS SENATOR CLURY. PREJVOICEO?
b aatbto. T
of tkaa iatrd to to tak all
yjtaa aiB Sir tkeam.
A aaajortty of tk JlMca vo
Vook illKaaaati aad "ho kav b
keard ar aafe tkat tkT l- j-soali-td
to ako tktr eoaaataacy a
coart ot raoard. tkaa rrsaortas sk
rstrtcUoaa oa tbtir torha toa
oaly. U tky ao acaUad tt. Tk coomb:.
te iatiauiA-l tkat oomr woaM aot
uaaper tta ta koaaanMd i-tstUii.
aa H eatoaas to tk rtr aruuoci
lafortBatioa brevekt oil reamrdia:-condJU-ms
of oU aad saa Waac a-
aeata aa atoraaiac statu aad sboaft
tke nt!r dpttadacy of tk oil aad tn
jbtlu uyoa tk latertor Uepartmeat
rj: and rt'aunoas. waico are
Seaator Cart of Wjornias. cb.r
maa of tk teaat lBTestiaatlaa; eon
aaltt. bas declare tiimself oy.Ki
tn tb oiai rsoTai oi nn- ,
tloas from lodtaa laads. All tb mor !rtaaxabl altbovt aotlc. la adJltlo
ij. f . mrj is It, tkerfore. to abow tl' In the depart meau ducreticB. Haaei
seaator aa wetl aa the cOier memben a,aj be cancelled without tint tn.-
of kda nartr. tkat witboot tb retBorsi I rtcht of oaatty ia coart.
rMtriHiMu tke dertVopoiBt C Tk ooaBmltta was la aeaakm ec
.u. .fii t. iu hwk snauf ui tot ia tba afternoon. toaTlaa: tr
wfaile tb ladlaa bhaacJf wi:: alakl tor Xakc-, to rwaaia tbet
h nreatd i.-on deTeJoafaa; iato a tkrw days.
itMmt infian dttoaa. W I -eatr nim- v
he must bacoato If k la to win tba
straecto tor xlataoe.
Ko anvwat of eoddUag can make a
w rhp&ctr that eadura I
botlt aa oaly tkroa-jk oonflict.
Ia teailce botb to lh wbius and
!n ih Iadtoaa of tke aw Hat tb
restrictions mwA b reaov4
iiw rirt snoarcatlr uwji to
adnerents 4oreorr. under and b-ai
thy plan, tbo boneau will drelcp
gradually aad not rapidly. Finally, w
mast Hearty aa4ruad that tb pub
lic a-rraats bo are to do this pe
oM rMOalzi It- Htotorieally. attm- (cullr1y rpoaMDie ana aiicat wotk
oray la otMHMtrTsUoai Mocrauc mast tbotaaciv oe oi in nit;o-i
KiadpNa ftktatly pplt-l 1 kf type both aa raarda Intearity nd
all tb radicaltom tki country efflcier Tbe' moat K tw psw
and 1II afford lbi popl tk ro- ( for o(kr'to( abt iaa cas aot la tb
Ui-f tbr xtn desMadisK Jf tb or tonic run be ssetirad; and they must
urwwloa ol monopoly. poav a lofty proMty -wktob will te
la tb worda of the tan. "tk Ual volt aa quickly at tke tboujrbt of pnn
f-vr yasra of our illtlcal history loach derlna to any itust.of popular prJo
i. ..iin i ht warfarin dice aaalnst rich men aa at ttw
i n taaaa H -aaajr- r a -- :- -.
man. tbwh a fool, may read as he thought of anything even remotely r
raaa that mere damaaoalc appeals semblla subaerrtoncy to rich m n
will bring defeat ratber than rlotory, ( flut while I fully admit the dlfflrultl-n
aad that while the voters of the coua- In the way. I do not tor a moment aa
i.m .nil thnmncb reform. ' tnlt that those dltBdllle warrant n
H J IfM i . w . ,
AOi are determined to curb and con
trol th !aao!re aad oppression of
orjrporsUoBS and trasta. tby will not
eappori th man or party who comes
armed with th torch of tba Incendiary
r th- dvnamiia of tb anarchist,
nds Is aUH a country cf la and
paar&d aa attoraey for Mneca aso
Cbrok claimants "fr omitu-a
from th roito of Is, bat who bad
Ublisbed their dtlsoabip in law anl
iacl. 11 askad recomnwndallOB to eon
s-rM Vooklag to ?nrollan5. of tbor-J
I'Opi aad aa -iltotast of land, am
ohs of ibleb remains tsnaltottted.
Symour RWfle of Vlalta preat-a
tb territory v.th kto mind already United Commer-
up. but tbr is such a mast JJ. .. Terr,lory.
to ksr rejected for faflar to prc-r ap
their ?-tdieaot 1-ifor January. W-
Tkarc Ho appear to kav ba mack
oppcaitjoa oa tb part r-f tk Ckrofc
tribe ta bartas Its toad -lis tkete
hoszoca- Tkas irweaaH appartae -tor
tk coamtuee today alL'.d at
mack lrrliritT tntli - back tk rolls
of tk trlb -r.-e aaad ap aad tk toad
attouad. Tk roU la cneMloa fere
mad ap la 114 for tk pnrpos of -
D. W H. Wllrm of VlalU repreeeat
, ed a party cf :rdmea wko kad failed
J3 tetcure tbelr portion of tk Ckero
kc atrip money, anxregatiac about
HS.vw'. aad asked tkat eoar
3jai a4fadteation cf these cases la
coart if poaatble.
Tk Commercial Club here adopted
a resolution declaring It to be tc tte
best interest to both clttxen and n.-a
etiaen for tke Immediate reiooval ot
restrict tons upon tke altonattoa o;
both anrplas and bomestead lands be
longing to Indians of mixed blood, an.
tkat fall bloods nave tb opportunity
In coart of record to show their con.
petency. A memorial accompanied the
.-eaolutkm. siola? that the coursi
ptrrsoed by ti government as to lan-5
restrictions has prevented the Caere
kees free n-e of allotments and de
preciated tie value thereof. The argu
aunt eoea Into the question in detail,
declaring It to be the msw of the
Cherokee satlca that all those of miT
ed blood be accorded their full rlshM
Mr- iw n
ast rtarad la Uto city. wSere ti
it Bvciaar he Manner -akUe la tb
CkKkaamv Xauoa. Mr. le darlsr
Ckcro-'tke wfc has beea la tk section ot
tear eouatry at of narceu.
Tk aavlacaUoa to la tk form of
(varaa'.ee tkat it resides ti aloes tb.
road will keep tk road passable a
aj ttmrt Tula aaraate to -drea to
the CwmiBfiilal Ctab by tk re-ddeU
of tke Beaker district aad the cl
ra tars saraate4 tk aaan to M
Tke petition siened by tke resident -
of tke Hoitoar diatrict. which is nec
eaaary for the road to be opened, win
be taraed over to Mr. Loe Immeii
ately. IVkea this to done steps viil l
taken to aave tke road opae-l as5
placed oa aoetloa Ha.
For .- tat there Is aot a k'l'f
dent amovat of money In the trMJ
ary of tk Commercial Clab ot -rl
more to seep all roads leading Into the
cttv la good eonditloD, tb&t body rta
treee ilon- ia uVJsk np the propoil
Jt-a of pl&elag roads on section lint-a
The oaly coad.Uon the government do
maads in recard to openlas roaU f
that some responsible body, tuch s
a Commercial Club, xarraat tnat th4
road? wilt be kept patMble after ,ey
are opened. This condition. th Ar1
mor Commercial club Las not fe't
able to undertake, and hence wher-
V.-Jon are made for openlnj- roe4
leading Into tke city, tke residents V
lag on these thorocghfares are co-i-pellej
to make a guaranteo to the
Commercial Clui that they will rni'n
u:n them, after which the club riir
tntees the maintenance of the satr.
to tke ircTernmeat road commits; r
Atoo there bas Men ooniderab !
Jcctlon to placing road upon seccn
I net especially on tk part of Indiat.
land holder?. Therefore, the Ardmore
Commercial Clnb bag ben slow u
take up the prc-posltion. Howt-ver.
s-aen a guarantee is made that the
ro&d will be maintained, and Its open
lag Is clearly beneficial to all con
cerned, the clnb readily makes ths
necessary guarantee to the depart
meat of the Interio.
of letimony on the other de that if
be is ia any -sis fair-minded be will
be compelled to acknowledge hU ml
take. It to onr duty to prnt our
caae In suck manner that he enaaot
fail to accept our eonclaslooa. Vlnlta
IT WILL MAKE GOOD.
cist Clubs of Indian Territory.
The determination of this question
aot only vitally affects oil and gaa in
the Cherokee nation but rules govern
Ing the leases tad development here
apply to elsewhere la Indian Territory
a well. As to minerals, they deelre
lb nam result hlch apply In the
Qaavpaw ageasy and ujder which
marked Jevikpm'.-r.t bad been accom
plished. There, where the Interior De
partment's Jurisdiction is limited, it
has not interfered to an alarming ex
In the assignment of leases prohlb-
In stopping In our -ffort to secure a
wto and Just system. They should
bare no other effect that to spur
as on to the exercise of 'he resolution,
the even-handed justice, und the fertil
ity of resource, which we like to think
aa typically American, and which will
Tk 'jv-moeralie party has an op
tort unity to ahow Its true colors in
Oklahoma, and tba Register believe
tkat after the constitution of the new
.t.t u ratified -that the people of
.h.i uotioii will rise un and call the lied for proflt by the Secretary cf the
-rand old party of tke people bless- interior 3tr. Kiooie snows mere is nu
ed. The Democratic party stands fr opportunity to develop the oil Industry
state rights, for local option, for w.v in inaian iemtcry. uui..-5-
tnr white, and nwtroes. lands even after their restrictions are
I . J , JIU..
removea aro prevuniea uvu uniimi
for low taxaUon. for an honeat ad
ministration of the government and
comes nearer being the true people1
. t nv niW nsrtv in exist-
r. i- fh. ,,It The ,es Pwro. This restriction prevents the
ence. now or in the past, rne eyes ...,..---
m&w. aad faith on tb part of tke In th end achieve good results in tb!
pUfa people In law and order and In aa In other flvlds of activity. Tb task
th power to accompluh all things U a great one and underlies the task
through orderly process Th party of dealing with the whole Industrial
rhlck -wishes to win mut still cred
it the Amerlraa people with some
OMimoa sense and It must ksve some
eeaimea aeaae itself."
Tbla ia rather stroigly stated, per
bapa, but It nevertl-as surgesU tke
real eoadltions. If we make up our
problem. Hut the fact that It Is a
great problem does not warrant uh in
shrinking from the attempt to solve it
i At present we face such urn r lark
of xuprviflon sifh frv-!Mi from
the restialntH of lav., that uicllf-ni
men have Ikx-m literallr forced Into
rlads Ui go Into the next campaign iIojuk what th-y deplored because otb
t-rwlse they wure Inft at the mi-rcy
of unscrupulous competitors. To rail
at and assail the men who have done
as they beat could under sack eondi
lions accomplish little. What we
ueod is to develop an orderly system
, , sad such a system can oaly come
Tkere v.111 be a presiding officer, through the gradually laorsaaed exer
a obief clerk. sevBral astiUUril clerks, cw nf the right of efficient govern
cYorl gooeral clerk, a wrgenl at m(,Bt control
'Ilk a strong demand for tariff re
form, there ar many autee. aa P
aarently rapubllean. that will
keek to ut. Houston Post.
ALL FOR DEMOCRATS.
Anns and several astlsUnls, a door
fcooper or two and aaelHUnU and nu
merous committee clerks to Uo elect
H by the oonv&ptlfMt- This Ih not
very tHiirh pie for those who by thin
Utae must be very hungry and vry
ihlrsrty Oklahoma City I'Oit.
VILL ACCEPT NO OFFICE.
HAS DEMANDED THE SCHOOL.
wells on their lands unless they can
show their financial ability to do so.
and that none of the money has been
President Roosovelt, in a message
iloilvered to oongreas on May 1. said'
"Uui In addition to the secret rate
the Hundard Oil profiu immenttoly
by open rates whlrli are so arrango-l
, as to give It an overwholmln,; advan
tag over Its Independent competitors
The refusal of tho railroads In cor
, tftin case to prorate produces analog-
'ous olfects. Thus In Now Ungland
Chief I'lossan', I'orter of the Creeks ih refusal of certain railway system
has aunotinred that he will nnt be a to prorate has resulted In koejtlng the
candidate for governor ot the new standard Oil In absolute monopolistic
state or for any other office, Haying control of the field, enabling It to
that Ijo Is getting old and that ihiIIUch charge from thrt'ff ro four hundred
Jm too coHtly n game for him tbouKaii'l tlll a ear more 'o con
of the world are on Oklahoma, and
tv.mnrratlc narty mutt make
good Sherman Register.
Charles B. Hanfsrtf.
There Is a i1orous oratorical
swing in the part of "Marc A a tony'
In "Jnlius Caeaar," which make It
aa especially suitable tola for an actor
possessing the graces of personality
and declamatory power which have
always been commented on aa dis
tinguishing characteristics of Charles
D- Hsntord It Is a remarkable thing
that Mr. Hanford should, almost at
the outset of his career, have stepped
Into tho role with which he baa al
ways boen most briltautly Woetlfled
Although It has been a long Umo
sin Mr. lloaford waa hecn in arc
Anfjy" the students of the uge
atlll refer to blm as tho beau Ideal
of that character. Ma appearance in
this city at tho noblson opera houfe
on Moodav, November 19. win be
awaited with even more than the
groat Interest -Ahich the 'announce-
ot a Hanford engagement ai
arouMjH. Curwln goes np at
A Big Social Affair.
Mrn A. C. Cruee haa 1huch1 cards
Inviting a number of society people to
a reception to be held Friday after
noon. A nuinbr-r of prominent society
ladles will hkkUI nt tho reception.
The ocoAalon will In all probability
M fi le of th" wr'i st i .or i ' c'r ''
drilling of went on "share?
The committee Buagestod thai tn
departmeut's intention was to protect
the citizen land cwenr from corpora
tions largely Interested In oil lands
and lease. It waa shown by Cyrus
A. very of Vlnlta mat almost everv
ruling had been only ia the Interest of
the large producer, mentionably tb
Staadsrrt-Oil Company, which he
charged was represented in this field
by the Prairie Oil aad Can Company,
its Kansas corporation; also two gas
pipe line were c.v operating from the
Cherokee field to Whiting. Ind.. the
location of the Standard's refineries,
and a third one to under construction-
It to also ebarged that lb Secrets-'
ry of the Interior refused to authorize
an independent pipe line, for one reas
on It could not compete with the
Standard Oil Company. If this ta true,
It Ih an except'on in the Interior De
partment procodure, for it was fre
quently tobl the committee that the
reattonh fur nearly all the rullngd are
not given by the department and couia
n't be olitalriHl.
The committee watt aked to have
modified the rtntrictlonH bo operators
of modest raeana as well as the citi
zen land owner may detolop the field.
A very Interesting argument for the
removal nf restrictlona of cltlzone In
alienating of t-.lk-tted land wa made
by T. W. C. Duncan of Vlnlta, a Chor
ok- citizen by blood. In ublch he ad
vocutl the dolnit away with restric
tion tn both atirplus and homcstend
tf the citizen Indian and the catah-
Gsvernmer.t Superintendent Want
Psnettlon ef EmahaVa School.
MnEkogee, I. 'I . Nov. 14 Superin
tendent John L). Benedict has notified
Governor Drowa of the serninchJ ca
tion of the decision of the attornej
general on the Seminole school quee
tkn. The superintendent asks th'.
governcr to turn over Emahaka sea
Inary. a boarding school rocated b
twe-n HoJdenTllle aad Wewoka. ove.
which there ha been a dispute as u
authority between tne department and
the tribal government.
This is the only governrnen' rchool
which bas net been turned over to 'h
management of tne department. While
no trfouble Is feared In obtaining i o
session now that Superintendent lk-n-edlct
Is backed by the attorney gca-
eral's decision, should It become nec
essary the Indian police would be ur?
to obtain authc-rity. Thus far expres
sions from the department have nut
been heeded by Governor Brown.
The Land of Cotton.
The total amount ot cotton raU M
tn Oklahoma last year was 5:5.014
bales, for the Indian Territory 347.
51S bales. Up to November 1st of tUU
vear. Oklahoma had ginned 16S.I4 J
bales aad the Indian territory JO.
472 bales. There Is but little doubt
but that the total this year will go
beyond the total of last year, for No
vember so far has been an excellent
month for maturing aad picking th-cctton.
Read B't-.bs. rvrha & Frensley's
advertisement In this pap- and you
win n"t wrnder why they have suoh
crowds every day. u-c
NEW BANK BUILDING.
COMMITTEE AT MUSKOGEE.
Senators Reach New Field o Re
search and are Met by Citizens.
Muskogee. I. T, Nov. 15. Tht
senate committee, composed of Sea
ators Long. Teller. Clark and Brand
ege. arrived In this city tonight ii.
their special cr at 10 o'clock. They
were escorted by the local committee!
to the Turner Hall. Senator Ixani-
stated that they bad a number of pec
pie begore the csrnml'tee a' Vlnlta,
among them being several full-blood
Removal of restTi ;ions on leasing
cf oil and ga lands and the inter
efti of Intermarried whites were froo
I. dlhcussed. Tho committee will b
hero until Friday, when they lonve
for South McAlester, where they will
go Into the matter of the sale of sur
face of coal lands.
ENTIRE FREIGHT TRAIN LOST.
Another Story to Be Added to Bank
ers National Bank Building.
Tn Bankers National Bank building
which Is being er.-cted at the corner
of A and Mala etnet by Mrs. M Dob
Mn. is to be made one story higher
nan the original plans called for
This Information was made known
Thursday by the contractors. The
plans first drawn called for a two-
story building with a half basement,
making three Morles. To these plans
have been added another story and
the building will be made four sto
-ies Including the basement. The two
first stories and the basomotit have
just been completed arut tho word
"Bankers' National Bank" appear nt
tho top of the second storv. The third
story win ue erected irom tne satiio
material used In tho other parts of
Tho Inside will ho finished in oak
and will bo equipped with steam heal,
electric lights and elevators. Tho new
building is to bo tho handsomest
structuro In Ardnroro and marks tho
opening of an era of pretense to stylo
and architecture which heretofore
has beea unknown in tho construction
of business bouses In this city.
However, with tho erection of new
buildings, this plainness Is fast giv
ing way to style, a.i the country town
Is being crowded out to mak way
for the modern city.
Fire Destroy Seventeen Cars Fifteen
Were Loaded With Cotton.
Houston, Texas, Ncv. 14. An entire
freight train, consisting of seventeen
cars, fifteen of which were loaded with
cotton, waB destroyed by fire last night
on the Santn Fe railroad lour mllos
south of Rrenham. The englno was cut
loose and saved. The rest of the train
.U a tMal loss. The damage is estimat
ed at over flOO.WJO.
NEW SKATING RINK WILL OPSN
SO GET YOU A PAIR CF SKATES
9tf T. K. KEARNEY.
The members of St. Philip's Epis
copal Guild will meet at tho school
room on Tuesday afternoon at
o'clock A full attendance de.slreil.
MIIS. J. W. G0LL.BTX5E. . res.
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