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WANTED Kan 1 1 1 7 wash Gc per pouud, fist work included. Arclmore Steum Laundry TELEPHONE NO. 10 Crcnm Bnkory Breml Trj the Now ProccB Croam Loaf. JOHN N IMRIK Phono 26B. VOLUME XV A RDM ORE, OKLAHOMA SUNDAY MOKNINU SKlTKMliEii 15 liKKs NUMBER Wi KILLED AT WYNNEWOOD CHIEF OF POLICE FORCED TO SHOOT CHARLES CARTER. DONE IN SELF DEFENSE Carter Was Intoxicated and Is Sa d to Have Attempted the Life of the Officer, Who Fired to Save His Own Life. Wynnowiiod. Okla., Sept. 6.- Clilof of 1'ollco Will Collins shut ami killed Charing Carter ut tliu picnic ground thlH ovenlng at ahoiit ( o'clock. Carter, who was Intoxicated, was resisting arrest and attempted tin' llfo of thu olllcor, who f red In nlf (Icfonse. When tho ollleer attempted to in rout tho drunken man ho at tempted to cut Collins with a knlfo, a slit across tho front of Collins' coat showing how noar the kcon knlfo camo to tho officer's body, Collins struck tho drunken ninn ncroaii the head, hoflng to cither stun liini or at loam sober him up. hut Colling continued his fight upon tho ollleer, who piil o.l the trigger. Carlor died nbout 8 o'clock to night. Ho leaves a family, consisting of a wife and two children, lie hud hen employed bote for the past lour .'ii s. l'ubllc sentiment Is with Col 11 us. Independence Headquarters. Oklahoma City, Okla., Sept. :. The -Independence party hcndtpitir tors In this city haru Iioqu thorough I j Organized and prepanitlons are being made for tho Indcpouil-jticc rally to bo held hero Soptombor 21, when William Randolph Hent ni'd presidential candidate Illsgen r.ro to bo the chief spoalfers. Tho movement Is busing greatly accelerated through oHioful and systematic organisation, and Chairman Ceiihus Miller pre dicts that substantial results will be shown In the November election -i. DEBS CONTINUES WESTWARD SOCIALIST CANDIDATE ON HIS "RED SPECIAL" PASS THROUGH COLORADO. Denver, C-lo., Sept. 5. Kugeno V. Debs and his party continued" be westward trip by special train toduj. Debs made scheduled stops and ad dresses this afternoon at Sallda and tonight at Lendvlllc. Shattuck Interested In Railroad. Shattuck. Okla., Sept. r.. W. W. Benson of Dubuque, la., who Is Inter ested In the railroad project from Oklahoma City to the northwest, Is (hero In conference -with W. L. M& Laitghlln, his chief engineer. They expect to have a dell nib- pinposltlon to submit within a few days. Just Received A full lino of Uavilaml, Hit varinn and Austrian Chinas and can supply the initio with from tho sum I lest to tho largest atnoimt. Wo havo also a full lino of Rng lish dinnoi warts, granite, iron, gins- want and tin ware Five and ton cunt goods a specialty. The Nickel Store anil China Palace Hal P. Solution Trigone S7G We want your work and you'll bo glad you gave It to us. I Excelsior Steam Laundry FIGHT FLAMES ALL NIGHT Dead wood. S. D., Sept- 3. Fifty men spent yesterday and 4- last night lighting it forest lire which threatened to sweep down tho gulch and Into the town. The lire reached a point last night within half a mile of the city and threatened much damage unless checked. HAILEYVILLE DISASTER INVESTIGATION CF EXPLOSION SHOWS EMPLOYE MISTOOK PETROLEUM FOR OIL. Guthrie. Ol.li., Sept. fi. 1'eter Hun raty, ehW f mine Inspector of Oklaho ma, has completed an Investigation of the uiliio disaster at Ilalleyvillo In which more than a score of min ers wore killed, ntid made Ills report to State Labor Commissioner Dough erty this woek. It has been learned that the explo sion was caused by mi employe nils takitiK petroleum for engine oil, and In takliiK a barrel of petroleum Into the mine Instead of the non-explosive substance. Nino initios In the McAlester dis trict have been closed voluntarily un til they nan uiHko c.lnngos enabling them to carry explosives Into the mines In "Jacks" rather than In can isters and by other methods, and to enable the mine operators to d their own roppln gas required by law. rather than to compel the mine workers to do this as has heretofoie been the custom. PRIEST DIES AT SEA REVEREND FATHER DALY OF SIOUX CITY SUCCUMDED TO HEART FAILURE. New York, N. Y., Sept. fi. Hover end Kather .1. It. Da y of Sioux Cltv, who was n pissunger on the Steamer I'nUir.a. which arrived I rnm Liver pool toitii, ill (1 of heart falluiu last Til. s.. ay and was bailed at sea. Four Thousand Houses Burn. 'lolo, Sept. fi. Dispatches from the city of Nlgata, In lchulgo prov ince, ;elKhteeu miles nmthwesl of this city, tell of a fire In which four thousand houses were destroyed by tho flames. Fearful scenes of destitution and suffering an; iitportcd as a result of the disaster and the government Is tendering every possible assist ance 1 1 the inhabitants. Comanche County Fair, "l.awton, Okla., Sept. fi. Tho Co mauch" county fulr was formally opened hero today, with elaborate ceremonies, The opening was post poned fruit Thursday because of rain. Splendid racing cards have been provided for tho four days during which the fair Is to run, and thu ex hibits In placo are among tho flu1 est ever seen In this section. Violating Eight Hour Law. C k ahoma City, Okla,, Sept. 5. It Is alleged that contractors for tho city are Wolatlng the eight-hour law laid down In tho constitution of tho state, and State Labor Commissioner Charles U. Daugherty, who Is horo. threatens to make trouble for the authorities, If thu law- Is not com plied with Immediately. Marriage at Wynnewood, WyunowoLil, Oklii., Sept. 5 M's llobltl, who has ben emrJVpd ns op en t rat th" ubphnio oillco hei-j. wa-j united In marr'age to Ltithv Norwei'd of this city this afternoon, Uev. .1. fi. Trapp oillclatlng. Th ceremony wns performed nt Itov. Trapp's resld-mco. will Draft Another Charter Oklahoma City, Sept, C Although the voters of Oklahoma City defeated a charter a few days ago, a meeting has been Inaugural d looking to an other freeholder election, and tho building of another charter OHIO FIGHT IS OPENED REPUBLICAN STARS THROWN INTO " BUCKEYE STATE" HUGHES AND BEVERIOGE Were Among Visiting Spellbinders In Ohio Yestsrd.iy, Governor Harris of Ohio Also Helping the National Ticket. Youngstown, O.. Sept. fi. The re publican oamiKilgu In Ohio was for mally opened today by Governor Hughes of New York. Suutor A. ,f. llevorldgo of Indiana, ami Governor Han Is of Ohio. "The army opposing mi cannot pass muster." dtclured Governor Hughes It; the course of his rpeecn here, "Kit her as one of defenso or salvation, nnd we may wll pause before wo permit it, despite lis boast of lldelity. to garrison our national Institution.' Senator lleverldge decliiml that or the work remaining to be done by the republican party, the revision of tariff comes first. Hitchcock to See Taft. IMrolt. Mich., Sept. fi. Chairman Frank Hitchcock arrived here today Irom lndlanaolls and shortly after left for Middle Ifass Island to confer witih Taft. He. was accompanied by a number of Michigan republicans, Including supporters of both (lovernor F. M. Warner and Auditor Gerald llrady In the primary light. In which Warner is generally conceded to have won. No Paper Monday. Labor Day will bo generally cele brated In the cltyi Monday. The stores, banks, postoftlco and county offices will be closed. The union labor people will hold a picnic at llchtsoii park. The boys have not made extensive preparations for the picnic but an enjoyable day Is look ed forward to. The printers of the town will nlso be given a bolldav This Is unusual with the 1ms who Tin nlsh the the news to the world. The afternoon Ardmorelle Monday after noon and the Morning Democrat on Tufsdiiy morning will suspend publication for these two Issues aim the newspaper boys and t'helr families will at end the picnic Wildcat Insurance Warning. Outhrle. Okla., Sept. fi. State In surance Commissioner McComb today IsHiied a formal warning to the poo- pi- of the state to expect no assist ance front his department so far as recovery of losses suffered In patron izing "wild cat" companies unless the victim has llrst taken flops to pro tect himself. The method Is very easy according to McComb. All that Is n eessary for the iatrou of Insur ance companies Is to require tho agent to show his 'license. If that certificate Is produced and Is genuine the Btute Insurance department has a direct nifaus of dealing with tho lr resiionslble concerns, zut if tho com pany which does not fulfill Its obli gations is not licensed In this stuto the commissioner is jxiworless. "Thorn Is not si much ol this kind of btiblness transacted In Oklahoma as In many other states," said Mr. McComb. "As a liiattir of statistics Oklahoma has Uio cloatiost record In Insurance circles of any state In the union.'' Four Arrests Made. Deputy I.andruni got busy yester day and made four arrests. Bach of the parties furnished bond and was released. They went Sum McKay, charged with eatrylng a weapon- .la.ImeH Mcllughes for translating; oJbn Hoiincr for transporting; and Dick Thompson charged with deliver ing whisky to some other person rath er than the consignee. The last charge Is rather an unusual one. Thompson Is nn employe of the rail way company. He delivered a pack ago said to contain whisky to a dray man to be dellvrred to tho consignee. Tho outcome of the case will io watched with eomo Interest -tv n,f ! SHALLENDEHOER LEADING Lincoln, Nth., 3epi ' In complete returns l rum tlft one comities of the i.u- gte nnllengerger S.0S7 tutu un democratic iioiiKMniioit lor governor; Mayor i. C. Daltl man of Omaha 0.U71; Oiorge W Ilerge of Lincoln ti,":io. A TOUGH LUCK STORY TRAINMAN'S FONDNESS FOR POND LILIES GETS HIM IN EMQARRASSING CONDITON lacrosse, Wis., Sept. ".-Of nit thu lough luck stories oer told. William Seiners wus out of tho city alonn road men nur this city, lias Mi worm. When he was found after an effort to gather pond lilies he was garbed In breoc-t clout, a Jacket of oml lllv ""f"' ' amUm' U'Uli mn" nt of pads and trousers or the same. Ill Um '"""ling, both the cimlneers Teet were bare, cut and torn, and last ",Ml llrniion are desd and head brake but by no means least,-his body was 'llxou of the freight train and o covered with mosquito Idles that n,H? tri'uip serlomly Injured he was almost cnueU. Tn' ld '- Ab though this was not iMid enough, I Ktiglner MUNSON AND VAI, Inmilt was added to tile very rial In- ISN'TINU. Jury, when he was sen by children Hremeu ItOlllNSON AND 1 1 Kit near the city. They thought he was ItlCIC. a wild man, and were ho frlghtoneit A" four of the deHd renld. d b. r . that lie ooubl not pomtade'atiy tme 1 The imssetiger trHlu was riiuulug of them to come sufficiently close 1mmii thirty miles an hour when t In to li.tir Ills tale or woe. collision occurriHl. The accident I'. Sinners ivas out or the city alond "ld to have bom causel l tie- lull the river division or the nil trend with ''' 'r Operator Mitchell ai retina a switching crow. While his end and l deliver an order to the pa.ihenger nine enuitluft wore on a eiillliK wait I mill, be having rcccU.il tie- old r. lug fot a passengut train to pass, Somers slghteil omI lilies u ar by. Carefully depositing (his clothes in nut. or the box cars, he started after the lilies. The others of tho crew did not miss him, st witeu th" pas-sengiM- train passed' with Soniers nearly neck deep gathering lilies, the switch crew pulled out, having Hom ers with ills complexion and tuosipil toes as a wardrobe. After undergoing much suffering he was finally i in cited by his own llrenuin, and ulnui;, to town, where hi wis properly Cl'j'l.t'l f IMPROVEMENT AT RAWHIDE SITUATION THERE NOT SO SERI OUS AS EXPECTED. RELIEF TRAINS HAVE ARRIVED Trains From Reno and Coldfleld Reach IH-FaLed Town Losses Will Approximate $400,000, With Lttle Insurance. Kawhlde, Nov., Sept. fi The situ ation, following yesterday's oonfla- gtutltm In tills town is much lmprov- ed today. Hoblson, Mao jHallcu and M There Is a plentiful supply of food HlcWe: Mesdatmn L. K. Stewart, W. mid to suf erlng, duo to tho prompt Walker, Huy Wells, Will Heln responso or other mining towns In "XTt' I ,:- Sanders, ( 1), Hogers, the stato. Hellof trains have alreadv dncobs, B. K (Joodiinii and Mrs reached hero frcin Heno and Gold field 'with supplies Alreadv the woik of lehabllltntlim is b.lng planned. It Is believed that the los will net exceel $-100,000, Hut llttlo Insurance wus carried because of lack f adeqiuto water supply and high Insurance rales. In their efrorts to check tho flames whilo tile flro win in progress, more than a ton and a half of dynamite wus used to dumol sh buildings. Tho voluntoor f re c mpany, usslst pd by 500 clt'zons fought tho flame for hours, flmil' iherklns the fire south of HalKon uuc. Weather Forecast. Chicago, III.. Sepi fi. -Tho woath or forecast for Kansas and Oklahi ma Is fal- tonight and Sunday, with but llttlo change In temperature. Are you inuslcal' If so you will bo Interested In the conservatory an- notiiic- incuts found ilsowhere. COLLISION KILLS FOUR TWO ENGINEERS AND TWO FIRE MEN MEET DEATH ON NORTHERN PACIFIC LINE Collision Due to Failure of Telegraph Operator to Deliver Order to Passengsr Train Two Ser iously Injured. MlHtoula, Mont., Sept. fi. As a re milt of a head on collision between a west IhiiiihI pHiiM-uger train on Hie SwlUen twWil after the train iitid passed hi lion. 'tn- PITTSBURG BANK FAILURE COSMOPOLITAN NATIONAL BANK SUSPENDED OPERATIONS THERE YESTERDAY. l'ltHlmrg, I'a., Sept. fi. Tho Cosmo politan Nati ti il Hank of this city suspended opoiations today. While nut a large Institution It Is a fair sUi-d one and the suspension caused considerable oxilteiuent. The r purl of the condition or the banK .Inly 15. last, show oil resources and liabilities or l.'Jll'.SUO, and a cap it.l sock or $."0 J.000 ami surplus of $ln(i HOD. Dance Friday Evening. Theio was a very Jolly dance pul' ed off at Ited Men's hall on South Wellington s'luet Friday night. Tho hall was prettily decorated with ferns ami sttcamirs and ovory one li.nl an enjoyable tlino. j There was an aliindancu of lc ! cold punch and It was not only a luxury on t Is ocuilon but u neces sity, as itio ovcn.ng was "some ! hot." Following is a list of tho ladlos and gentlemen present: Misses Her tint Iloctli, data Hoffman, Jeanott. I'ltts, Mhblo (Jodille, Wytui Slattgh tor, Mario Olliner, l.o ta Carpenter Knthorlne Wilkes, Margaret Cross land, Martuna Sprekelnieyor, Nora Hogers and Mis. I loo h. Tho following guVUmuen: Good nn, Holino, M Her, Cathey, Mat biws, Koeu'g, I igl t. Ji lies, l'rator. Young. Hill. Wilkes. McLomor-, Hat pur, Crltchflold, Atkins, Hrator. wnllwr, Sanders, I'ltts, Lcland. Ha nwr, l.ogsdon, Halts, ami Hrown. th" 1lt,"r two of Mailottu. Card of Thanks. Kdllor Ardmoiflte Mease allow us space In oiii pu-or to extend our hIiicoio thanks to our uelghboi's nnd 'fi lends for their help and sit ' port during the IIIiiobh nml death of jour llttlo bain. May Gods lehost I blosslngs over lost upm thoin. Dr. mil Mrs. W. II. BNf.OB Opening of Indlanola College, Wynnowcod, Okla.. Sept, fi Hull nnola College 'will open hero Tito day. All of the teach is and nboit 100 pupils hive fir' dy arrlv rt he- I for tlio oi etilng, New, Bright, Nobby This will he tho iiupi-iNsion initt'o upon you uId n ot) look through oiii'sioro Kvory dopaitmont has pututi a ' hrantl now dross" and ,ou now soo at ovory turn tt o must advunco stylos of tho si usin. loauliful Silks iind Vi oolens This doparltni nt slttnds pii'oniinontly in adviinoo of at tiling to bo soon in Anlinoro. Not in tho I i.to . of our H oars iin'iconiilo oxp' fioni o haw wo hoi n so f i tuntito in sooiii in such an iirui.v ol fnliiuiinlilo lulific- A ilc-oiip lion is itnpifts.ti)iu ,u must soo ll.oin to uppici into tliotn Tailored Suits and Shirts liqiial y ODtiiptolioiisho is i up assottin tit of STUIOTLY MAN TAILOUKI) Suits and Suirts for holh Latlius and Miisos latioo at our window will fivo yen a faint idoa of our olojrant soloilion of CiAUMRNTS Til A l' KIT. Whilo wo tuoution only Hippo two doparttn- nts in purtioular our stock in ovory otlu r hn- is pomplplo and fuil of mvitini; inorohiindlso. o ato striftly Til 15 I ADII5S .ST0III5 OK AWDMOHI5. Wo will appri'Oiato a pall, whotlur you huy ornot-VI5 L1KI5 TO iSUOvV TIII5M. mmulMsi j n mi 14L Wo inaKo all Kinds MISS GRAY, AT DITZLER'S PICNIC AT WYNNEWOOD VERY SUCCESSFUL TWO DAYS' PICNIC ENDED THERE LAST , SION ARRANGE FOR BIG RAL EVENING. ' LIES OVER THE STATE. Wyiinewuod, Okla., Sept. 5. The two day' picnic ended huro this evening. There was a large attend mice both days and but for tho uti- foituiiNto trouble between Chief of Police Collins and Charles Carter, there would huo been nothing Uo mar the two days of pleasure here. K. A. (Shillings was the principal spmker today and his address was well received by the large crowd. The ball game this afternoon bo twoj,n Wynnewood and I'urcell teams resulted In a victory for the visit lug team, thu score being II) to II. The prize fight between Nat Cook of South Dakota and "Ilattllng" Ca sey of Oklahoma City was pulled off this atteriiou before a big crowd. It was t'-have been a flftce ii-round go, but Casey knocked tho South Da kota man cut on tho thlrte nth round MOVED! Tc have mocd and are now ready for business at the old stand in the Pennington building, three doors west of our former stand THE WONDER STORE MORRIS SASS, Proprietor of t'ovorod liiittons MILLINERY LAND PRESERVATION LEAGUE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE IN SES- Oklahoma City, Okla., Sept. C. -A meeting of the uxocutlvo commit tee of thu Oklahoma laud preserva tion letiKtio Is being held hero today. Arrangements are to bo perfected for big rallies fo be bold In each of tho counties of tho state during tho latter part of the present mouth, ami also for a big antt-school land sale i on vontkm to be bold In Ok lahoma City during tho statu fair In October. Delegatus aro to bo cbo veil In the Mirious counties to this delegat on, and it is expected that the total aetondanco at tho Octo ber meeting will be several thous' ami. The executive commltteo In ses sion hero today Is headed by Pres- i litetit i toy n. staiioru ami sccro ' tary L. J. Abbott of Kdmoiid. (Vrdmorolte Wnnt arts Oet Itesulu MOVED!