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"to, The Best Ativcrlising Medium in Ihe New Slate The Ardmoreite THE ARDMORHt DOES THE BEST JOB PRINTING VOLUME XIV ARDMORK, OKLAHOMA, FRIDAY KV15NIN(i, IANlTARY UIOU NUMBER 189 Mmm mmtnlt REMOVAL OF RESTRICTIONS CONGRESSMAN CARTER HOPES TO SECURE LEGISLATION. GARFIELD IS A FAIR MAN And Will Lend His Aid to Secure the Legislation Desired at the Present Term of Congress. Tlio subject tliat Is .it present near est the heart of every Oklahoman, and perhaps nearest tho heart of thoso who llvo In the section of the. stnto formerly known as tho Indian Territory, Is the romovnl of restric tions, ntlrdly a night passes but that illrlno guidance Is sought to put It In the hearts of tho law makers of tho nation to pass n law to have restrictions removed, fo that man kind In general and tho Indian In particular ho benefited. Chas. D. Carter, the congressman, from this district who left today at noon for Washington to resume his duties In the- halls of congress was Interrogated as to what congress do at, this session to grant relief praed for by tho people of this section relatlvo to tho removal of restrictions. Mr. Carter said: "Tho secretary of the Interior Is at this tlmo will ing to tho removal of restrictions 0u nil frcedmcn allotments, Inter-mar-rted citizens' homesteads and surplus lands of all mixed blood Indians. I think ho also favors tho removal TREAD WELL'S Great Semi - Annual Clothing Sale BEGINS JANUARY 2ND, 1908 1-3 Per Cent 33 Snellcnburg & Kirschbaum Clothing $10.00 Snellenberg Suits Jfi.f.3 $12.10 Snellunbcrg Suits $ S.35 $15.00 Snellenb?rg Suits J10.00 Per Gent Discount on all Stein Bloch Suits and Overcoats 25 $2.'..00 Steln-Illoch Suits $18.75 $27.r.O Stein Dtoda Suits $20.0. $30.00 StcIn-llloch Suits $22.50 1-4 Off on $3.50 Pfilils t2.'S $1.00 Pants $3.C0 $1.50 Pants $3.38 Winter has just come. You have three months tp wear heavy suits and overcoats, so you can't afford to pass up this opportunity to buy new, up-to-date clothing at the above prices just at the time ydurjnost need good clothing. Come today, don't wait until your choice and size is gone. Treadwell 8i CJo. Tell the Truth Clothiers. 2nd DOOR WEST CITY NATIONAL BANK of restrictions on miti'.us lands of full bloods upon application. "Our delegation favors a removal of til restrictions, exccitt upon the full blood Indian's homestead, cin,l the taxation of all Indian lands. I believe we will bo able to get tho removal of restrictions some placo along tho scale between the secretary's ilan and the demands of our delegation. "I have sincere hopes that wo will succeed In getting legislation Just in accordance with my platform: that Is, tlie removal of all restrictions except on tho full blood Indian homestead. "Of course, wo might be nble to drive n measure like thN through even with tho Influenco of tho Inte rior department against us, but I havo serious doubts, and feel that wo havo .1 much hotter show to get good wholesome legislation with tho assistance of Mr. Garfield than by making a fight against him. If, however, wo should bo unablo to get the secretary to assist us In some measure which wo think equit able to all parties, we will then put up tho strongest fight we can with out that Influence. "Mr. Oarflold appears to be n plain sensible business man, and I feel sure he will not oppose a measure of this kind which Is fraught with so much good to tho people of Okla homa. "Wo will make a strong fight to secure this legislation when no re turn at this session of congress." ATE POISONED CHEESE. Twelve Persons In Serious Conl. tlon In Ohio. Ily Associated Press. Warton, O., Jan. 3. A dozen per sons were seriously poisoned today J by eating cheese. At least five of tho number are reported dying. An active slipper makes an obedi ent child. Discount on all tl.VOO Kirschbaum Suits $10.00 118.00 Kirschbaum Spits $12.00 $20. Kirschbaum Suits $13.35 18.00 Overcoats $13.50 $20.00 Overcoats $15.00 $25.00 Overcoats $18.75 all Odd Pants $3.00 Pants $3.75 $5.50 J'ants $4.15 $0.00 Pants $4.50 SENSATIONAL MANIPULATION ANOTHER CHAPTER TO CALI FORNIA DANK SCANDAL. THE BOOKKEEPER CONFESSES Says F.ilfe Entries on Books of Cali fornia Safe Deposit Company Were Made Under In structlons. Ily Associated l'ress San KrauclsiK), Cut., Jan .3. An ' I 1 other sensational chapter was added to the California Safe Deoslt and Trust company scandal lato yester- lay afternoon, when W. U. Htorres, one of tho bookkeepers of tho con- bltrary spirit In enforcing tho pro corn, broke down nnd confessed that jiiblton law Is tho note of the action tho false entries In the books of tho ' ,,f tlio U)gan county authorities. The lompany were his handwriting, and wero made under orders fgrom J. Dalzoll Ilrown, tho Imprisoned man- ager of the bank, nnd J. II. llobert- son, tho futlglte as-dstaiit secretary and J. II. Robertson, the fugitive secret.1 y. I The confession Is complete In ev- cry rpect nnd estnblldics tho fact mat nearly one minion uoiiars was falsely ndded to tlpj bank's nssets, In order to decelvo the state bank commissioners. I KILLING NEAR BYRNE. Alex Davis Slain by George Music Yesterday, rdniorelto 8icclal. Wapanucka, Ok., Jan. 3. Alex Da vis was shot nnd Instantly killed near llryno early josterday morn- lug, while returning home from a dince. The shooting was done by George Music. ttoth Davis nnd Music were young men. JI uslc Is about -JU years oi nge nnd Davis was 19. Davis has a brother who Is a SauLa Ko engl- neer. Tunning out of Hu'jiosvllle, Texas. POWERS JURY STILL OUT UNABLE TO AGREE ON VERD ICT, OUT BODY SENT BACK TO ROOMS AGAIN. By Associated l'ress. Georgetown, Ky Jnn. 3. Today tho Jury In tho Caleb Towers murder trial announced It was Impossible to agree upon a verdict. Tho judge, however, sent the Jury back for fur ther deliberations. MISSOURI BANK ROBBED. Raymore Bank's Safe Dynamited, But Little Money Secured. Ily Associated Press. Ilnrrlsoiivlllo Mo., Jan. 3. Rob bers dynamited the InnU of ILiymoro at Raymore, Cass county, near hero early today, but were unable to open It, securing but seventy dollars In pennies. TSo snfo was badly damaged. Tho robbers esHped. HE KILLED THREE WOMEN. Nineteen Year Old Youth Executed at Louisville. .. Ily Associated Press. liulsvlllo.. Ky.. Jan. 3. Clarenco Sturgeon, nged 19, was excited hero today for tho murder of Ureo young women a year ago. , He went to tho scaffold with calm trustfulness showing on his boyish coilutonanci). Ho was so light that the d up did not break his neck. Wo havo Bomo EXTRA CHOICE FARMS AT "PANIC PRICES" Want to sell your lands to homeseeKers? List them with us CAN SHIP OUT LIQUOR COUNTY ATTORNEY AT GUTHRIE WOULD PERMIT SALOON MEN TO SHIP OUT GOODS. Guthrie, Ok., Jan. 3. The stand taken by James Hepburn, attorney of I)gan ijounty, will result In making the saloon men of old Oklahoma sev eral thousand dollars richer. Mr. -.w,.h poo,, .s my .....mw en ii) me governor anil iieKinmeni of Justleo ns being emiltnblo both to the state nnd the llipior Interests. Tho Instance In (.ogati country which resulted In Mr. Hepburn's rul ing was tho confiscation of several barrels of whisky from n Guthrie salooiilst. Yesterday Mr. Hepburn or dered the eounty eotirt to Instruct tho sheriff to return tho property to the owner on the condition Unit they Immediately ship It out of the state to be disposed of. That tho sLito or county nuthorl- ties do not wish to exhibit nil nr- theory on which Mr. Hepburn acted is (hat tho liquor was legally no- nulred and although It was held an undue lime the man who paid his money for It should ihave an oppor- tunlty to "get even." ShouM the officials of the .(oiin- . f . ., , . t w;w oklahoma u.rrtory folow Mr. ,,,,,,,.,, ,t.nd thousands of gallons f l,....le.,,ne Werniroa will bo shipped to more fnvorstblo climes. The effect. It Is believed will bo I Bpongo-llko ns applied to tho moro 1 or less wet stratus of tho forty-sixth commonwealth. SHE TIRES OF THE EARL. Another American Girl to Leave Titled Husband. Uy AM()Cate,l Press. Loudon, Eng.. Jnn. 3. Tho Countcs of Yarmouth, who was Miss Allco Thaw of 1'lttnburg has begun pro- ce tilings for the nullification of her niarrlago with tho Earl of Yarmouth, 'r10 Countess of Yarmouth Is .1 BBter to Harry K. Thaw Four Months for Libel. y Associated Press. Herlln, nJn. 3. Maxlmlden Harden, tho editor, wns today sentenced to four months' Imprisonment 011 tho charge of libeling Count Klmo von Moltko. With a circulation o f moro than 3,000 daily it is calculated that Ard tnoroito Wants nro road by moro than 15,000 peo ple. This vast army is large enough to embrace pie of every di'M-npiuni, guurnnteeing answer.-. t uds of every imaginable sort. No other papor in Mils section of tlio state, can 0 v o n approach T h o ARDMOUKITK, either fa -fo-f."J. & -r, rw rancy inina and Pottery AT COST f LET THE WANT kUSlk WORK FOR YOU. I I RESULTS COUNT. Ij in .....!.. f . by Isi'cuuu 111 wiu Mint, i;uu ovun approach Tho H ARDMOIUSITK, either in tho number of want H ads curried, tlio number H of want ad readers or tlio H number of answers they n I THREE LINES ! THREE TIMES THEY USED DYNAMITE "MGHT RIDERS" SWOOP DOWN ON TOWN. TOBACCO CONCERNS SUFFER 'Nlnht Rldero," One Hundred In Number, Overpower Officers nnd Fired Establishment Early Today. Ily Associated l'ressr Rusaellvllle. Ky Jan. 3 Night riders, one hundred strong, swooped down on RiiHtellvllle, Uignu eounty, iMrly this morning nnd after over powering three policemen and pro viding against tho giving of alarm, dynamited mid burned two Indcpend ilit tobacco concerns ami several other estnbllhliments. They then rode rapidly tway. Three men were wounded and the telephone girls and police held for nearly three hours. T4o following buildings wero des troyed: Prank G. Uork, tobacco warehouse building, nnd contents; loss $10,000. American Snuff Co.,, factory nnd con tents, loss $15,000. Rulicrh & llrowu, planing mill, bus $12,000. Alfred Underwood, grocery, loss $2,000. King & Proctor's stnble. Tho wounded nro: DR. CHAS. D. ROHHRTS. Evans vllle. Ind. J. H. MiU.EAN, Russollvlllo. J. H. MJSEI,Y, RussclvlIIo. Tho most seriously Injured Is Dr. Roberts, who was a gui-st at tho For est House. Ho wns wounded about the head and face by a charge of buckshot, fired as the "night rid ers" wero le.ivn glotnw.pKDWhhtNl ers" wero leaving town. Grand Jury Will Investigate. Hopklnsvllle. Ky., Jan. 3. Tho Christian county grand Jury wns empaneled .hero yesterday to inves tigate tho raid of night riders on Hopklnslvllo and was vigorously) charged by Judgo Cook. Adj. Gen. Johnson has returned to aid In tho prosecution. Tho only nrrest so far Is that of Herman Richard Crenshaw, a pronv Inent young Trigg county tnrmer, who was released last night on bond. SOCIETY LEADER IS DYING RESl'LT OF OVERDOSE OF STRYCHNINE NEW YORK LADY IS NEARING END. ny Associated Press. New York. .V. Y.. Jan 3. That Mrs I Haynes Roberts, well known leader In society. Is dying of an overdoso of strychnine, solf-admlntsteretl, was reported to tho oillco of tho coroner ' today. I It Is believed that an overdose of , tho drug was taken for heart trou bio,, hut whether It was taken for suicidal Intent or not Is unknown Mrs. Roberts has recently suffered financial losses. SENSATIONAL PARIS PAPER. Ily Associated Press. Paris, Prance, Jan. 3. Tho Pntrlo ! In Its Issue this afternoon usks In blg headlines "Where Is tho Japa nese Fleet?" and publishes an nlar mlct story b.i3ed on tho reports that It has been seen cruising off tho coau of Hawaii. TvT desiring to carry over so much in Fancy Chinas we will on the 9th, 10th and nth of January sell anyandall fancy China and Pottery at absolute cost. Nickel Store and China Palace HALF PRICE We pi ace on sale Friday and Saturday a beautiful line of FINE EMBROIDERIES AT EXACTLY HALF PRICE These consist mostly of biiiiils with ti few wide edgings. We will also sell everything left in Furs these two days at just HALF PRICK. Many other bargains in Underwear, Blankets and Trunks which arc all going at a big discount. I Phone Orders of 25c or Over Delivered. SITUATION IS SERIOUS VANCOUVER CITIZENS MAY ARM THEMSELVES WITH REVOL VERS FOR EMERGENCY. Ky Associated Prers. Vancouver, II. C, Jan. 3. While at no stage did tho fight botween tho three city firemen ami tho Jap' nneso reach anything llko tho ill mi-uslnns of tho September riots, the Incident has revived tho bitter est of feeling, Last night tho Vancouver Trades and I-abor Council discussed tho question, It was seriously proposed that If there wns no legal ma chlnery by which tho pollco could go through all tho houses of Japanese In thu town to search for knives and revolvers and thoroughly disarm thu Japanese, then tho laboring men should arm themselves with rovol vers for emergency. Tho situation is admittedly very serious, Somo people get very angry with gixxl cause, while others are ablo to dispense with tho cause. Best Wishes For 1908 Hi a? As wo enter upon tho now year wo wish to express our appreeia ion of tho trade and confidence accorded us by the people of tins community during the past twelve months. Our business has not only been wholly satisfactory, but wo have hud many evidences of unusual loyalty and wood will on the part of our customers. We endeavor to please thoso wo'sorvo and to promote their iutoroht in every way, and it is a satisfaction to line! this HTort brings adequate responses. In tho coming year wu shall maintain tho highest stand irds of pharmacy and business dealings and wo know wc shall retain your friendship and trade. Wo nxtotid to all our kindest regatds ut.d our best wishes font healthy, happy and prosperous Now Year. F. ,J. RAMSEY, DRUGGIST J ti? Hi m Hi HiH CARS RUNNING AT MUNCIE. No Intreference Shown When Cara Were Started. Hy Associated Press. Indianapolis, Ind., Jnn. 3. Adju- Lint General Perry telegraphed from Muncle. Indiana, to Governor Hanljr today thnt street cars wero started this morning on tho Munclo lines without Interference. Klvo companies of troops spent the night at tho barracks awaiting ord ers to move In case of a renewal ot tho rioting at undo. Tho rioting was resumed again this afternoon, when n crowd attack ed two ears In tho outskirts. Stones ami other missies were hurled nnd after tho crow were Hrlven away, tho cars wero badly wrecked. Moro than fifty arrests wero mado this nftomoon. Two of today's riot ers wero badly Injured. SULPHUR FIRST CLASS CITY. Governor Haskell Issues Proclama tion Coalgate Also. Guthrie, Okla.. JaH. 3, Ily tho gov ernor's proclamation, Issuod, yester day, Suphur and Coalgato havo been tnado cities ot tho first class. Each placo mado a showing that they have moro thun 2,500 people ti? Hi ft Hi Hi Hi Hi Hi S Hi Hi Hi Hi Hi Fancy China and Pottery AT COST II. P. WOLVERTON, Proprietor. 1 Wf,iir Oily MM