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ARDMORE, OKLAHOMA SrNi)AY MORNING ,!l'LY I!) 1!I()S
MAY GIVE OHIO
REPUBLICAN SPLIT IN THAT
STATE BOTHERS TAFTITES.
WILL FORAKER BE GOOD?
His Strange Actions Cause No End
of Worry to Taft Supporters
Refers to 22,000 Unemployed
In City of Cleveland.
Washington, July IS, Bryan's hope
of carrying Ohio appears to ho based
on the genuine worry that Is burden
ing the Taft people for fear that For
aker will not bo Rood. How much
bluff or how much of It the tlery
senator from Ohio roally means, Is
a matter of exciting speculation In I
Ohio politics, but he has Riven tho.Vcw York sunimer that even Yuma
tip that either ho or a democrat ls( knows not of. The narrow streets,
going to the t'nlted States senate become sweltering canyons through
from Ohio as the result of the forth-' which the choking air waves Kwlrl
coining fall flection. I sluggishly on their mission of death.
It Is a matter of serious alarm to1 ruder the sun's rays the asphalt pao
the Taft people and of corresponding ments come to resemble rivers of New
Joy to the democrats that the sena-' Orleans sorghum, boiling and sizzling
tor threw u bomb on the occasion of In a mighty vat.
the mooting of the Sunshine club nt! Worse even than the downtown
Cincinnati to celebrate the return of, streets Is the Kast Side. Its squalid
prosperity. The members of the club, tenements tilled with huddled, hope
were proceeding In good faith until less millions breathing despair aiil
Korakor. who had only two hours' wllU vv,y " f,'tl,d', mh
notice that he was expected to make ' 'tmosphere. Here Dan e might set
J . ., ,,. , ' ,, .,,, ,,, the scene of another Inferno n ore
n spc-cli. took trouble to call he , , ,
mercantile agencies and asce. tallied exuberant In.aglna-
hat there are 22 000 ii.iomployed In , eHti iri..l(.,llnB
Cincinnati atone. 1 le way he rattled )f lirlms.)IH. mlt.,u w,.
the "empty dinner pall made 1 aft stand silent and aghast and cense his
hairs stand on end all over Ohio. f,.(.1)0( flltlk. ,)r(,,hestes.
He said where a year ago there wns Tragedv and pathos become com
a demand for 20,000 more artisans 11H11 ,,aCl, ,, ., summer day In the
In Cincinnati alone, there nro today j.;ast side. Mothers fall to their knees
22,1100 men clamoring for work. It Is (,n the blistering pavements and l'.fi
due to the Roosevelt panic and de- (heir hands to a sky of brass praying
presslon, he said, and those are the for a cooling zephyr that does not
policies Taft stands for, ho told tho come. Little, naked babes, too woaic
Sunshine club. to cry out their misery. Iltfully
The Taft people had hardly gotten thelr'llves away. Scantily-clad child
over tho shock of reading this speech ren. from whom all the Joy of youth
In the nu'wspapers, when .10.000 pam- has departed, wallow wearily on the
phlets containing the speech In full stoops of tenements or wande.- list
were spread broadcast over Ohio. The lessly through the walled lanes or ilus
nppearance of the pamphlet has ere- city of dreadful light. And the aged,
ated a sensation as great as tho the 111 and the Inllrm. shut In by th-.'
speech Itself, and everybody Is ask- mr wills of a dungeon of .New oik s
l.r. "Who Is paying tho freight?" I I'j'iuls tlon-surely no ha ... li lh
In one respect the situation In Ohio K1!1,?' 01otl"" afur u,
this year is similar to what It was In '"g - ;.,. nUht
1SSI when Hlalno wan tho candidate . ' ,t ..i,.,,iJlutJ ..ik.
for the presidency. In, that campaign
Kt-it,. Phnlrtiinn flpnli-l,. wns rnnlncetl
: " : ' ,
a LiinimiKii nm.u.Ki-i i.i. '"
Ohio by (Jeneral Dudley of Indiana;
this yenr State Chairman. Brown Is
replaced by Vorys as Taft's campaign
niaiiuger In Ohio, and thus tho For
aker complications are augmented h'iclety writers declare that "everybody
a feud arising out of the dropping of
Brown and the elevation of Vorys.
The big uncertain vote la Ohio was
III evidence In 1S!2 when the demo-
... ... I. ,.. , nn. '
i;r.u c.iiiiu wiiiiiii i.uuu vows 01 I'm-
rylu the state. But more remark
able was the change from 230,000 ma
jority for Roosevelt In 1001 to Ct.000
for l'attlson for governor the follow
So. tlw. ttrv.iii Iiiv:ikIiim (if Oliln thin
fall will be watched with interest. "
ns will tho inovemeiit of Senator For.
aker The only element of certainty
In Ohio politics appears to he tho de-
he glad you g.ivo It to us.
Excelsior Steam Laundrv
IT MEANS MUCH
Would you like to wear a pair of shoes made by a
man who had no experience in shoemaking? Don't
you think it would be uncomfortable to wear such
ill fitting shoes as they would be. The same
rule applies to your horse.
the horse cannot complain,
and more to your horse to
where we make a specialty
where every shoe is made
clslou of the Tuft Sunshine clubs not (
to tut Forakcr speak at any more of
their functions wltliout first search .
Ing lilni for statistics on the cotidl-l
J tlon of tlie American dinner pall.
, NEW YORK'S HOT WAVE
ARIZONA NO LONGER ENTITLED
TO THE FAN AS THE HOTTEST
PLACE THIS SIDE OF TOPHET.
By Glenn Guernsey.
Now Yiirls .Inly IS.--Yuma, Ari
zona, will likely ko away hack and .tit
down. Let us hear no more of It.)
lamented citizen who died and went
elsewhere and sent back lor his over
coat. Tho much maligned mctropolli
of southwestern Arizona Is no long, r
entitled to the alui-kaf fan as tho
hottest sKJt this side of Tophet. The
hot wave which swept over New York
the tlr.Hl of this month, ceasing tempo
rarily to gain fresh breath for another
slrrocco, entitles the American me
tropolis to pre-eininencu as the hottest
town on the map. Abas, Yuma.
Records of tho weather sharps nip
not serve to prove this contention.
Heat, however. Is not a thing to be
registered by llgtlics on a dial, lilt
mldltv ami eoncostlnn mbl terror., in .-
, , , f blizzard s lev idast
. " . .... . .
is a tiling to wrencn tne neari-smugs;
but the New York of a summer day
Is too frightful ami fearsome to he
encompassed by mere hitman pity.
Into this maelstrom of misery en-
ters one solacing assurance. Tne so
Is out of town for the summer Wlileli
means, of course, everybody but a few
sweltering millions, who, in the Ian
guago of the moralists, "suffer and
ANOTHER AUTO ACCIDENT
0RE?N KILLED AND HIS
WIFE SERIOUSLY WOUNDED
COASTNG DOWN HILL.
Baker City. Oregon. .Inly IS. .1
Miller, a wholesale liquor dealer of
this city, was killed and his wife In
juretl yesterday, caused by the over-
turning of their automobile.
The car had been allowed to coast
down a hill at a rapid rate, when It
struck a washed out culvert anil was
overturned with fatal results to Mill
The only difference is
It means much to vou
have him shod here
of shoeing horses and
LANDS BIG CARGO FROM CIN.
PROVES RIVER NAVIGABLE
Steamboat "City of Muskogee" Given
Great Reception will Leave Mus
kogee August 1 With Cargo
For St. Paul, Minn.
.Muskogee. Okla.. .Inly IS. That the
Arkansas river is navigable to this
olnt was proven today when the
steamboat "City of Muskogee" reach-
tl here with 11 cargo.
This Is tho first steamlsiat which
has piled the Araknsas river In the
1.1st thirty-eight years.
i'he boat left Cincinnati. Ohio. July
ami will start from here with a
argo l'r New Orleanu and SL Paul,
A. P. Watson at Sulphur.
Sulphur. OUla.. July IS. Hon. A. 1.
(Potato) Watson, corporation commis
sioner. Is In Sulphur drinking the
mineral waters and campaigning for
re-election, having drawn the short
term. Mr. Watson speaks In Ard-
moio Friday night and In M ad 111 Sat
urday afternoon. Mr. Watson slates
that the commission has done more
business with fewer appeals than an
other commission in the I nlted
State:!. 'I nut out of 105 cases tried
there has bet u but one appeal Mr
Watson states that the commission
has saved the state over fle mil
lions In rates.
PHYSICIAN IS CONVICTED
MISSOURI DOCTOR, CHARGED
WITH MANSLAUGHTER IN
CONNECTION WITH DEATH.
Tioy. Mo.. July IS. Dr. W. II.
Hemphill, charged with Rev. Clyde
Cow with mau.tlaiighter in connection
with the death of Miss Klizabeth
Oleason, a young school teacher, was
found guilty here today and sentenc
ed to three years In the penitentiary.
Hemphill was charged with assist
ing an operation at the solicitation
of Uev. Cow, which resulted in the
young woman's death.
In his testimony Dr. Hemphill said
that Miss (ileason named Rev. Cow
as the cause of her downfall. Sev
eral character witnesses appeared In
behalf of Hemphill.
For His Family's Sake.
C.uthrle. Oklu., July IS. Covernor
Haskell today pardoned Arthur Air
Ington, convicted of maiiislaughter In
Carter county and sentenced to six
months' Imprlsonient. The fact that
Alrlnton has a family of small chil
dren is given as tho basis for tho
1RY TO BREAK RECORD
FIVE BALLOONS SAIL FROM ST.
PAUL IN EFFORA TO BREAK
LONG DISTANCE RECORD.
St. Paul, Minn., July IS. Five bal
loons sailed I nun Lexington Park this
afternoon In an effort to break thu
world's long distance record. The
first balloon was released at four
o'clock anil the others followed at In
tervals of twenty minutes each.
Call to Oklahoma Banks.
Cliithrle, Okla., July IS. II. H.
Smock, suite bank commissioner, to
night Issued a call oil Oklahoma's
r00 state hanks lor report on. condi
tion nt tho closti or business July
15, the same date ns the controller
has asked Tor tho condition ot na
tional hanks. This was done to place
the state olllclals In possession ot
exact (Iguros showing Increase of
state bink ami decrease of national
bank deposits in Oklahoma since tho
state guaranty law went Into effect.
Indian Payment at Sulphur.
Sulphur. Okla,, July IS. Covern
iiient olllclals arrived hero this morn
ing In the Indian payment car and
will remain I Sulphur two days. They
are making a payment of twenty dol
lars per capita to Chlcknsaws and
Choctaws for tho Chlckasaw-Choctaw
riintl. Sulphur Is full of Indians and in
termarried citizens and their families.
Business with tho merchants ami nu
merous amusement companies Is de
A nmn without conviction)
terestlug, hut a man with
Most anybody could be good If there
was any scandal about It,
LEAGUE CONFERENCE CLOSES
BIDS TO BE ASKED FOR GROUNDS
AND CASH BONUS TO ESTAB.
Sulphur. Okla.. .Inly l -The 12t'h
annual conference of the State F.p
wot Hi League closed l ist nlKht with
an liiterestlntr and enthusiast li league
rally In which visiting Met'liodist
took part. After the rall 'In- leagiifts
Indulged In merry htinri.liukiugs ami
Jo)otis good h)cs until h late hour, fur
many were to leae on the earl
morning trains while others wilt re
main until alter Stiuila.
The hoard of control railing to se
cure satisfactory ground for the an
nual lCpworth cncauipuitMit. it was tle
li rinlmil to advertise Uv bids, both
grounds ami a cash bonus being ask
ed. The l-t-.igners look upon Sulphur
us the one Ideal place In Oklahoma
at which to establish Camp ICnworth
ami Sulphur was urged to get busy
and dig up suitable grounds and
required bonus, and jet secure in.
manently Camp F.pworth.
Tho attend, nice anil Interest was
the greatest In the history or the Hp
worth League In Oklahoma. All the of
1 leers and delegates were present.
The enthusiasm or Che fine looking
ami militant young lcuxucrs had no
There was a shortage In the atten
dance ot the Method!! preachers of
the state. This was noticed anil keen-
t ly felt by the Ij'aguers, and was
ciitlclzed by a proper resolution.
I The League determined to erect a
bi-iinze monument to the memory or
Sam .louts on the lawn of St. Luke's
church hi Oklahoma City.
State wide prohibition and Its in
I foi cement was praised am! coinpll-
' menti'tl by resolution.
SIXTY YEARS AGO TODAY SINCE
FIRST WOMAN SUFFRAGE
MEETING WAS HELD.
Seneca Falls, N. Y.. Jtllv 18. To
morrow will he a no'abh anniversary
ror the sulTragettes or the world, since
it was Just sixty years ago, on July
1!). ISIS, that the tlrst woman suffrage
meeting In the world's history was
commenced In this village. Fllzahcth
Catly Staulou, Amelia .leaks Bloomer
and other women who attained Inter
national fame weie among those gath
ered In the Weslyan cnurCiv to voice
the llrst ralnt cry or feminine rebellion
which has now swelled In volume until
It is heard around the world.
or the fifty women and nearly as
many men who signed the declaration
or rights, which was the result of the
convention or ISIS, only two are
known to bo living. Mrs. William
Claik, who signed the declaration six
ty years ago as Miss Susan Qulnii.
still lives at her home In Garden
street. Mrs. Mary K. Hubbard, whoso
name appeared as Miss Mary 10. Conk
lln on the declaration. Is living at the
Johnson home at tho ago or 71 years.
James Mott, husband or l.ucretla
Mott, was president or the convention
and Henry B. Stanton, husband or
Kll.abeth Cady Stanton, was chairman
or the committee which drew up the
declaration or rights. Frederick
Douglass, who wr.s then tolling lor
t;ie emancipation or the slaves, was
present, as was Mrs Amelia .leaks
Bloomer, whose name has become at
tached to a style or woman's dross
which she advocated as practical In
Ansel Basconi, the llrst village pros!
dent or Seneca Falls and then one ot
the leading lawyers here, took a
great Interest in the convention. It
was tine largely to his efforts and
those of David Dudley Field that o
men were given the right to earn
money and bo the guardians of their
Susan B. Anthony, who later took
tho leading part In the light for wo
man's rights, came to Snueca Falls In
the spring of ISoO to attend an uuti
slavery convention which was being
conducted by Ceorge Thompson and
William Lloyd Carlson. While hero
she was the guest or Mrs. Amelia
It was while returning rroni one of
the meetings that they stopped on
street corner and Mr- Bloomer Intro
ducetl Miss Anthony to Klizabeth
ICady Stanton. After that time Mrs.
Stanton and Miss uthnuy began their
work for women with great vigor.
MESSAGE BY RUNNER
SILVER TUBED MESSAGE FROM
NEW YORK TO CHICAGO HAS
Cleveland, Ohio, July IS. Tho sil
ver tubed message from Mayor Mc
Clellan of New York to Mayor lliuso
or Chicago reached Ohio early todiy.
A day's rest will bo made Sunday,
probably at Toledo.
An average rato or eight nilbu por
hour has been made since tho itart
last Wednesday morning, Six hundred
hoys were utilized to convey tho
message to the Ohio state line,
Tho runners expect to roach Chi
cago Tuesday morning, a day ahead
ot the pre-arranged schedule.
BY AMERICAN IN DISCUS THROW
FIANL IN OLYMPIC EVENT.
AMERICAN TEAM IS HAMPERED
Three Repi csentatives of This Coun
try Are Injured Varied Program
In Yesterday's Olympic Con
tests In London.
London, Fug., .Inlj IS. The Amer
icans are hampered at the Olympic
games b Injuries to three of the
representatives of this country.
Carr of Xavler Athletic Asi' iciatltm
tumid his itukle In .xcstorilay'N stee
tile chase; UIm-Io or the New York
Athletic Club is Riirt'erlliK from Un
ions of a toe nail, and l.lHhtbodt or
the ('diversity or Chicago his tin In
juretl knee cap.
A vailed program was oiien'd to
In the final discus throw Sheridan
(d the Irish American Athletic Out)
was rirst, with a throw or Ills fee.
S Inches, beating t lit world's record
for (ireek stle of throw.
Ilnrr or the Irish American Athletic
Club was second In this tnenl
Find Buried Cannon.
Sail Antonio. leas, Jul IS. Five
large cannon, hurled by defend -rs 01
the Alamo, Just before tht followers
of Santa Anna claimed vlcto-v, .vere I
iiuearllud jestertlay at Avenue ll ami
Houston street by workmen engaged
in raising a building. This corner
was Just inzitle the stockade which
closttl the Alamo, anil while It was
Known that the caijion had been
burled there, this Is the llrst time
they have been i-eeu since th." day
thy were hidden in the earth by the
Other cannon are known to he bur
led near this spot and several woie
lug up several years ago.
GLASS FACTORY COMING
ONE MAN OFFERS TEN ACRES OF
LAND QUESTION OF GAS
One or the great things I11 prospect
ror Ardniore now Is a glass factory.
It Is said that a quantity of very fine
glass sand exists near here and we
have tho gas necessary to burn It
It Is Impossible to successfully make
glass without the even heat produced
by natural gas as a fuel. I ho gentle
man who Is ready to put In tho Ui
tory has been here to look over tne
situation. Ho Is pleased "ilh tho tit
ixislt or sand, lie Is pleased with the
town and Its shipping racllltles. The
hindrance to the mmedate establish
nient of the plant is the price asked
It Is believed that the gas com
pany can reduce the price to meet
tho demands of the manufacturer. If
the price cannot be reduced the Com
mercial Club will make an offer of a
bonus to compensate in snu man
tier for the price required for gas,
Joe F Roblson. who Is taking an ac
live Interest In the town and Is mak
Itig personal sacrifices In the Interest
of tho town has offered to sivc ihe
manufacturer ten acres or laud and
to run tho s" et railway to the rac
tory. Thorn Is a chance to U ca. th
lactory here. There Is no i"ion why
i should stav away.
PERSIAN TROOPS AGAIN IN COM
MAND HORSEMEN PILLAGING
TOWN WITH VIOLENCE.
St. Petersburg. Jtllv IS - I lie revo
liltlonlsts at Tahrls, ler.-la. have been
overcome - by tho government troops
Horsemen or tho Itlchlu Khun a
now said to bo pillaging the town
with violence and murder.
Denlson and Northern,
W. J. Scott ol old Deiilsnn North
ern fame, accompanied by N. II. Mc
Coy of this city. left yesterdtiv over
the route of the Denlson Northern
from Dougherty to where It Intersects
with the Katy east of here. They
will be gone some ten days on a pros
peeling trl.i This roatl has been grad
ed a large part of the way and the
building of the lino could be completed
at a comparatively small cost, There
Is some prospectH that this roatl will
be revived and pushed to completion
WHY DID I NOT KNOW KNOt'OH
To Viy Highland Park lots while
I had the opportunity'' That Is what
you will ho saving In less than
Beginning Monday, July 20th and continuing ONE
WKFK wo will put our ICNTIKK STOCK ON SALE
At a 25 Per Cent Discount
Nothing will be reserved, not even staples.
This will not bo a "hurrah sale" with a few "baits'
but a strictly business proposition in which you can
SAVE 25 CENTS ON EVERY DOLLAR you spend.
REM EM HER! a reduction in our store of 25 per
cent is equal to 50 per cent in other stores.
This sale will last but ONE WEEK and the re
ONE-FOURTH OFF EVERYTHING
MJ'itfllVl Will iJUihUd
KILLED DURING A YEAR
OVER HUNDRED THOUSAND KILL.
ED OR INJURED COMMISSION
Washington. .Iul IS. A net Income
of 4l!),ll',l,ISS available tor dividends
or surplus, 873,i)t)S,l3:i passengers car
ried and 1,7!P,.. -,."!) tons of freight
hauled, track mileage of :i-",'J7u, cm
plo)cs umbering 1,1172,1)71, equipment
Including '-'i.XSX locomotives, i:i,'.i7.i
passenger cars and l,9!H,fir7 freight
cars, and I ...sria .lersous killed or
Injured. Is the showing made In the
Interstate commerco commission's re
port today ror ttie year ending June
I'lie mileage of trackage or all kind
inciyaxcd ilo,S!2 over the previous
year. Railroads owning L'.KII miles or
line were reorganized, merged or con
solidated. There were 'J!l roads In re
ceivers' hands. Nearly all locomotives
ami cars hi the passenger service
had train brakes, all but ,rN passenger
locomotives carried automatic coup
ICiuployes average 7:i. imt hundred
miles r lino, a substantial Increase
I'he total wages and salaries liald
was 9 1 .7a.:SS0. 127. The passenger ti"ir
Be exceeded the previous year by nl
most 7i;.00(i,00() persons. Tho rrelght
tratllc Increased almost Bi.'.UUU.ilUO
tons, or (i'.i.71S tons per mile. The pas
senger revenue per mile averaged 201 1
cents and both passenger ami frelg'ht
train earnings per mile showed an
The gross earnings Irotn tho opera
tion tr 227.I."1 miles ol lino Tor which
substantially complete returns were
rendered, were $l!.r8!t.Rr..r.78. being
kvAtr ViMNWm groutor Mian the
previous year. Operating expenses
were $1,7 tS.rilfi.Hl I, or considerably
over rjiill.ono.uim greater than th"
fmni operating or the net earnings or
the railways were $St0,aK'J,7t;t, ex
ceeding the previous year by $51,701
SfiS. Tho (otal of $1.127.i7:i.7ia; In
coino of railways embraces net ear.i
Ings and Income from lease. Inves'
ments and miscellaneous sources 1)1.
Itlends declared aggiegated $308 IT7
'J2I. leaving $1 ll.liail.'.'lil as surplus
from the operations of the year as
against the previous year's suip''i
rrom operations or about $2.U0l) O'i'J
In 11107. one passenger was Ul' 'I
ror over) 1,132, i)31 carried, anil .
Injured lor every C7.012 carried a f
tie worse showing thn tho pre-e
year. One passenger was killed fer
every 15.000.000 odd passenger m'
traveled and one Injured for e -rv
ARRESTS BUSINESS MEN
TOPEKA THEATRICAL MEN RE
TALI ATE FOR SUNDAY CLOS
Topeka, Kan., July 18 Twenty-one
of Topeka s business men, Including
the proprietors of cigar stores, con
fectionery dealers and Sunday news
paper men are to bo arrested charg
ed with violating tho Sunday labor
Tho theatrical managers, whose
houses wore recently closed under tho
Sunday law, swore to the complaints, j
nits win uxeiy result in eitiier a
wldo open town or a tight lid,
FRAUD BEING UNEARTHED IN
SALE OF KANSAS LANDS.
STATE WILL TAKE ACTION
And Expects to De Able to Regain
Possession of Much Valuable
Land State Accountant Un
earths Much Evidence.
Topeka, Kan., July 18. An effort to
'retrain stsslon of thousands of
acres of public school lauds, which
have been sold In recent years, Is to
lie made by the state of Kansas.
Kvldenco has boon secured of lYaud.
collusion and swindling on tho part of
land speculators getting jtossesslon ot
valuable school lands.
State Accountant J. C. Carflebl has
unearthed sutllcielit evidence of this
crooked work to cause many of thoso
holding such latitl titles to disgorge.
Lake Band Concert.
The members of the First Regiment
hand by Invitation will attend a pic
nic and dinner at tho Chickasaw Itlo
Club today. An excellent mus'.cil pro
gram has been arranged fo." both
morning and afternoon concern there.
(Iota perfect lit in
a pair of
in Vici Kitl, Tan or
Hoys or Girls.
Prices $1.35 to $5.50
"Watch our whitlows for
J. W. KRUEGER
211 W. Main