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READ THE ARDMOREITE FOR THE LATEST LOCAL AND TELEGRAPHIC NEWS AND MARKET REPORTS
WANlKl) -lntnll wash
ing, V per pound, tint
Telephone No. 10
Tr) tl r New Prc.i c . .
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JOHN N. IMRIE
ARDMORE. OKLAHOMA FRIlhU KYKNING ,! Nl
January Clearance Sale
AMERICAN SHIP TO THE RESCUE
CARRIES FOOD AND CLOTHING
Bcfiinniiifi Saturday Moruhifj, January 2nd, Promptly
at ttifiht O'clock and Contimiimj Until January 3 1st
Do you realize just what that statement mean J It means that
our entire stock of high class merchandise has been repriced
with new tickets, clearance price in blue, the old ticket remain
ing showing the real saving over the original price, and in addi
tion you receive actual cash, in the following manner:
Each customer is given a shopping card, on which is enter
ed the amount of each purchase, and when the total amounts to
Jio.oo any time during this sale, by presenting to our oflicc this
card can be redeemed for $t.oo in cash.
We Reserve Nothing of Our Entire New Stock
of Ilifili Class Superior Merchandise.
Hundreds of excellent values very much underpriced are on
display throughout our store. We carry no fall goods over into
the Spring Season.
Our Policy Will Not Permit Us
To carry Fall goods over into the Spring season.
Every Article Must Be Sold
To make room for our Spring stock soon to arrive.
This announcement can only give you a small idea of the
true meaning of this money saving opportunity. The purchasing
power of a dollar greater than ever known before
All Mail Orders Receive the Benefit of Our January
Clearance Sale Prices. Express Churrfes Prepaid.
New York Deo. 31 Tin I i.ited
8tle supply thill Celtic, hlch j
to have mot tht feturniUR battleship Governor Charles X li.i-Uill j
fleet wlth holiday cheer, sailed oiitiJ- will today Issue a pwl.im.it Inn
of New York lmrlwr thl atternoon I J-oaUInK on the lople of tlx- -tnt '
on tin entirely different minion. I to mtlmerlbo for Oh- benefit of
lmt without chnUKlnR a slnal parti the uxirttuinako ami tidal w.u"
of the Mirno. She- will go to Me- sufferers In South ltnh ami Htc
OLD FEUD WAR REOPENS
llotu factions aro heavily armed anil
I .. I,.. II I., lu f.Tiwwl
) Kil Callahan, who Is charged with
BREATHITT CLANS GATHER REO-I nav'K 1,1(5110,1 Ml attack on lrl'
DY TO BATTLE AT JACKSON,
KY TROOPS ARE CALLED
Jackson. Ky., Dec. 31. An outbreak
of f nod doubles was reported hero
this afternoon ami Governor Wlllson
was asked to send troops to stop the
trouble and protect tho towns from
the fuodlrts, who aro sathorlng In
force. Largo numbers of tho Calla
han and Smith factions aro In town.
of tho Smith faction, sent word to
.luckson last night that ho wanted to
surrender, but was afraid to conio to
Jackson for fear that Italph Sebastian
who was wounded by tho Callahan fac
tion, would kill him from ambush. The
sheriff of Hreathltt county then no
cured a party of scvonteen of Calla
han's friends and went to Crockett
rvllle, bringing Callahan back wij((
them. Tho wholo party went armed
with rifles. Tho leaders with whom
Callahan Is at w arrived In town
about the samo time anil njot their
friends together. There aro now about
ulna to give a million ami a half of
navy ration to the earthquake suf
ferer. The Idea of changing tin? Celtic In
to a relief ship came to her com
mander. Ilnrry .MoL I. lluse. last
night. It met with the immediate
appronl of Hear Admiral Caspar
Goodrich commandant of the navy
yai'J, who promptly communicated
with the department at Washington.
Hed tape was cut quickly In the in
verest of humanity, necessary ar-
inngements were hurried at tho jard,
i nd the Celtic, with Christmas trees
still lashed to the masthead, sailed
It had been designed to make the
Celtic the Christmas ship for the
Hoot her supplies will not be eaten
by American sailors, but the suffer
ing survivors of tho Calabrlan and
KIclllau disaster. .
I In the face ot the overwhelming
need of tho Italians the Arpartment
Is considering Its own men second;
hosv they will bo provided with
food will bo considered later. Tho
navy department takes full regain
slblllty for this sudden gift of sup
plies belonging to the United States
government, to tho Italians, without
warrant of law. It probably relies
upon congress lo approve of Its ac
tion, but tho oxpectlon Is that
oongress will bo only too well pleas
ed at this evidence o f American
pluck and "got there" qualities of
Who American uav., .'' '
' Just as Its ships nore the first to
roach Kingston after the West In
dian earthquake disaster, so the
Aniorlcan naval Has; on the Celtic
may bo tho (list to bring actual
fool supplies to Messina from any
country, even though H.fiOO lulled
Tho ship bas been dinpntched to
sea In record time In Ie than
eighteen hours after hor captain con-
lly. Just what plan will 1 out
lined Tor thu raining of tho fund.
has not been Mated, hut it Is
said tut'yora of cities will bo
asked tc receive contributions as
well as the newspapers of the
state, tho funds raised to l for
warded to a general committee
acting Jointly with a committee
of tho legislature.
As the details of tho disaster
advance In their awful horror
the extent of tho damage dono
grows almost beyond conception.-
Other states of tho Union aro
rushing aid to tho stricken dis-
trlct and tho good people of Ok-
lahoma will not bo found lugging
Let all the people come for-
ward with their contributions
promptly so that tho awful suf-
ferlng of tho few that escaped
may bo lessened.
Answer the appeal without do-
NO LOSS ON
sixiy-iive men on eacn siuo. tho uwi- eeivod his humnne idon.
tons and Smiths hav0 taken posses-1 The Celtic has In her cargo $1!0.
slou of a house opposlto tho court 000 worth of provisions, suflfclent
room, whero they aro Intrenched and food for 50,000 people for one month,
hnvo a wagon load of arms stored $32,000 worth of clothing, ten's
there for use. Callahan gavo bond enough to accommodate 1,000 per
and will leave for his homo tonight sons and a largo quanlty of medical
unloss fighting begins. Tho streets are and surgical supplies.
practically desorted save- for tho AccorJIng to her orders the Celtic
friends ot tho opposing factions.
Mrs. T. If. Cathoy returned today
from Sulphur whero sho was called
on account of the Illness of Mrs.
To all of our friends
And all their friends
"A bright New Year and sunny track
Along an upward way,
And a song of praise in looking back
When the year has passed away.
And golden sheaves, nor small, nor few,
This is our New Year's wish for you."
J. C. King & Co.
General Insurance. Carter-Booker Building
Is to proceed first to Gibraltar, which
port sle should reach In 12 days,
and whore sho 'would receive con
gress' formal authorization to dls
tribute thu government stores to tho
naked and starving Italians. Sho
will wasto no time at Gibraltar, but
will simply touch there long ouoiiph
to get tho necessary sanction nr.d
will then sail post hnsto to Mes
RUMOR OF DESTRUCTION ON
THESE ISLANDS IS UNTRUE.
RELIEF FROM OVER WORLD
Every Civilized Nation Starts Move
ment for Succor of Unfortunates
of the Earthquake District
Rccjglo's Death List.
Dr. W. II. Kuloo, now of Ardmore,
formerly or Asheville. X. C. Is oiih
of a family connection which ban a
rather remarkable record In the way
of doctors. In this family, among
the various brnnchtu, and all bear
Ing the nimie ot Knloe, aro no leas
than sixteen graduated dentista and
physicians. They nro scattered all
over the southern states, from Ten
nesseo to tho Gulf mrd the Pacific
Coast. Xot one of them failed to
get an excellent grade at hla exam
inations, and the)- aro practicing In
various towns and cities with repu
tations for skill and ablilty in their
Dr. Knloe Is himself a native of
Jackson county, near the town of
Murphy which gives Its name to the
Murphy branch of tho Western
North Carolina railroad
Rome, Jan. I. The flrt c'.iici'ful
news slnco tho devastation of Cala
brla and ICastorn Sicily by thf earth
quake, was reeelvoJ- here today by
the Minister of Marine.
A torpedo boat, that had been sent
to verify tho roxrt that the LIp.ir or
Acollau Islands had been enulfr-d
ami tlielr whole population of 28,
000 annihilated, brought the informa
tlon thnt while these Island-. xpe
rlonced an earthquake, only a f
liii minus wore lomollsheu and no
lives wero lost.
Relief Being Sent.
Home, Jan 1. King VU-ioi Kn.ao
tied Is recelvlntc messages fiom all
over the civilised world advi.i.f ilia'
rollef li being hurried to the nnfor
luiiato earthquake victims. In all tin
larger cltleg of the world neAN'-'i i'
are already collecting relief 'u .1
An official eitlmate pl.ic- thf
number of Mead at ll.ynon. i.n' it i
generally believed that the n u.il
number of dead will be found mn
slderably exceed this number
At the close of a very successful years business, i.ir
beyond nil expectations.
Kvery efToit made being crowned with success,
which can only be attributed to your great confidence
in our ability to give the most for the money, at all
Thanking you for your very generous patronage in
the past we will make still greater effort to sustain our
reputation as distributers of the best merchandise at
the lowest price.
Wishing you a happy and a most prosperous
NEW YEAR. We solicit your trade for 1909.
TWO BRIGANDS KILLED I GOVERNOR'S DAUGHTER WEDS
THEY WERE LATER RECOGNIZED
AS MURDERERS OF COUNCIL
OR OF CAUCASIAN EMPIRE.
Tlflls, Caucasia, Jan. 1. During a
fight between police nud a ban-d of
bilgauils on the ouUlul'U of Tlflls to
day, two men wero killed ami later
Identified as the leader', In the mur
der of the Councilor of Uie Umpire,
Prince Cliavodze, here Juno -7 I!i0".
MISS HOCH MARRIES CHANUTE,
KANSAS, MAN FIRST W,ED
DING IN STATE HOUSE.
J. M. Darker of Oakland Is here
visiting w'th his old soldier friend.,
Capt. Iloucner Mr. Darker Is a prac
tical frill' grower, having devoted
k-:.v ars of his life to that In
Topekn, Kan., Jan.l. Tho first wed
ding ceremony over performed in tb
oxooutlvo manuloa at TopoKa, ioo,c
place today whou Miss Anna Hoch,
daughter of Governor Hoch, was unit
ed In the marriage to James V. Itecd
of rhanute, Kansas.
Tho ceremony was porfonncd by
Dev. Dr. Lynch. Tho couplo will go
east on n wedding trip.
It. V. Turner of Taylors. Ille, Mlai ,
Is here this week prospecting and
looking after sonio business.
French Squadron on Scene.
.Messina Jan. 1. The Frrn-i
gqimdron arrival here today t . asMst
i-iv the relief work.
Twenty Thousand Dead.
Dome. Jan. 1. An olflclal dl
patch fiom Hegglo today snvs the
tlenth list there amounts to 20.000
Nice, New Chrislmas Mountings
Are Ready. Hurry
to get photos before
Xmas. :-: :-: :-:
WEBB, The Photographer
Kansas Subscribes Slowly.
i Inpeka. Kan. Jan. 1 - Governor
j Hoch. to whom Knnsnus were asked
I to semi funds for the earthquake vie
i tin, s. Mated today that only ono
cheek for five dollars hail reached
him up to last night.
I lie stated however, that he
I thought the peope did not under
stand 'o whom the fmv!s should bo
sent and Would Issue an urgent ap
penl this afternoon.
Greatest of All Sales
on clothing and Furnishing Goods.
ID r a nil
Morning, January 2nd,
we will sell at Exact
Cost to Us any Suit or
Overcoat in our house.
This is an opportun
ity never before offered
in Ardmore to buy in
season such desirable
we had rather dispose
of what we have at
cost than to carry them
150 Suils al Out-Half Price. .Ill Small
Our Furnishing Goods
will go likewise.
52.00 Shirts t .... SI.-IH
$1.00 Shirts at .... 70l
S3. 00 Ibits $2.5
$2.50 Huts S1.9H
$1 50 Huts $1.10
$1.00 Hats 7lc
$r.00 per suit wool.Sfl 79
$ 00 por suit wool. $2.9
$3.00 per suit wool.52.-lR
2 00 per suit cotton $1.4H
$1.00 per suit cotton
und tltece liucd . .7!)e
A bi stocK of union suits at same reduction.
This is uii opportunity ol a life tinif, not u Knnuont of last
J. K. Nelson Co.
IMuci! to Save Money
For Cush Strictly