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mm VOLUME XV CITY EDITION ARDMORE, OKLAHOMA THURSDAY KVKNINCS AI'ML I") H)0D NUMBER -W AN INTERESTING EXHIBIT! We arc devoting our show windows to the displa Four Dainty Litttle Doll Houses This exhibition represents the hand work of the i hildren of the lower grades of the four ward schools of our city. A fine specimen of construction drawing and manual training as taught in our public schools. A prize has been offered by Miss Woods (the drawing teacher) to the third grade pupils of the dif ferent wards, for the best constructed and furnirhed doll's house. Madden it Co. are going to give a second prize. These prizes are to be awarded by a committee to be selected by Miss Woods. This committee is to meet at our store to inspect the different houses after being placed on exhibition and to award the prizes. We are confident that ever)' man, woman and child in Ardmore will be anxious to see this interesting exhibition. The houses will be on exhibition over Sunda). You are invited to view this novel exhibition. Full (K'tails given in PRESBYTERIAN COLLEGE PLANS ARE ADOPTED BUILDING WILL BE APPROXIMATELY 130x258 FEET BIDS TO SOLICITED AT ONCE BREEDLOVE &. MYA-.. OF ARDMORE ARE ARCHITECTS. The local committee of the Presby-' terlan college who met Tuesday nf-' tonion. continued their meeting this murium;, uiiu .is a lenuiL inu jiiuun I .....I .. .. I .1... .,)... I KUbmittcd by nreeuiove .Myaii, ieu. ; lntendent Cameron or tlie state 11-1 Ardmore architects, were adopted. 1 On the top of the two wings will ucatllnal department, who comprise' A picture of the building as it ' bo two spacious root gardens well J the commission ot agricultural and will appear when completed is on supplied with steel flro escapes. , industrial education, will be able to display In Stone & Klinbrel's show Tlie stairways ot tho entire build- j noiect sites 'for the district schools window. It differs materially from tho ing will be of steel and the build-1 u the Panhandle, Law ton. Alva and pleture which has been on display , ing will In other respects be render- Stillwater districts, appropriations for there for tho past few days. ed almost entirely flro proof. j which were made by tlie last legis- Three sots of plans were submit-' Tho specifications will call for latino. There are numerous towns up ted the building committee. In nihil- cream buff face brick, while the trim- i plying for the schools. tlon to the plans that were finally ' mings will be ot whlto limestone, j decided upon plans were submitted , Tho foundation will bo of sandstone. I French Naval Scandal. bv a McAIostor architect from which 1 AV. F. Breedlove, one of the firm , Toulon. France. April 1 1. The par- the plcturel'ormerly on display was made, and by an architect from Dal-1 1!IS The plans' adopted call for a build- lug whose extroino dlmeu-loiy; will1 lie KlOxLTiS feet, and which will cost 'When entirely completed about $S0,- 000. Tho sneciflcatlotis will reiiulre ! that the work to bo done under the first contract will cost at least $05,- 000. The remainder of tho finishing t will be done at a later time. How- ever tho entire exterior ot tho build- lug will ho completed under the Hrst contract. The building may he properly de vcrlbed as a main building !.! feet wide, facing oast and ISO feet deep, Mill, n full stnry basement nnd three . utories auullionai, mailing mur in .in To this main building on tho -outh , w ill bo added a wing HO feet wide i Constantinople, April 1j. The mas mid S3 fet long ami a similar wliiRlHlim, 0f Armenians Is in progress to-' extondlng to the north. These wings 1 ,jay al .Merslna. a seaport in Asia I will be threo stories high Including minor. 1 the basement, being one story lens -riio mBB1U ro grows out of the in height than the main building. ! nitirder of two Moslems by Ai'tnen-, The basemont will extend but two feed into the ground, making the building practically four stories above tho ground. Tho basement will he used for such purposes as basonfonts aro usually used, tho first floor for executive purposes, the second floo rer tlie dormitory and the third flo for the auditorium. :: jj :j :: :: :: :: :: :: 5 tt FARM AND CITY LOANS. Wo aro In position now to mako Quick loans on good farms and city property for 5. 7 and 10 years. Iteferenco to any bank in Ardmoro as to our reliability. DREW & RAMSEY, tt tt tt tt a aaen o tnis issue look it up BE The building will contain about six-' ty rooms, Including tho auditorium. which will be 0x77 feet and which ' .lll linvn n un.t nn n.Hiniilll. i.f nl'.i m iiiku iiviniu0 i u.v;. of architects who drew the plans was lu Durant yesterday. Mr. llreed-1 love state" that the plans will bo I ready for the contractors about May I luth. Tho picture ot tlie exterior or tno college building Is certainly a hand- some one. and those who havo In-, spectod tho plans say tho interior ! arrangement Is equally admirable. Dunint News. niirkllHU II CP A POT AKIYltNIAN lYIAooAlHt AT MERSINIA IN ASIA MINOR, AR. MENIANS ARE AGAIN VICTIMS ntr TucirwrBniiR moslpmss. i lallS- 'Pwo American missions are loeated 1 In Meihina BULLS GIVEN SETBACK WHEAT PRICES TOPPLED ON CHICAGO BOARD OF TRADE TO DAYWINNIPEG REPORTS ' The bull.il Chicago. 111.. April 13 reeclu'd a sit back today. Wheat prices toppled precipitately. July tum bled 1 :i-s cents, May :i 1-1 cents, September l-S cents. The bears are encouraged by a H five cent drop at Winnipeg, where It l.i reported tint exporters were j: re selling wheat purcha"cd for Eu- rope. MRS. BOYLE IS NOT IDENTIFIED FEMALE KIDNAPER IS NOT IDEN TIFIED BY ST. LOUIS PEOPLE WHO LOST JEWELRY. I THE ATTORNEY'S PREDICTION Says Visit of St. Louis People, How ever, Will Be of Gre.it Importance Later Keeping Result a Secret From the ubllc. Mercer, l'a., April 15. Unable to niako a positive Identification of .Mrs. .lames If. lloyle, as one ot the abductors ot Wlllio Whitht, .Mr. and Mrs. II. Chotitau Dyer of St. Louis, who arrived hero lat night for that purpose, will return homo late this afternoon. Statu Attorney Cochrane reftied to make public anything, except to say that their visit would become of groat Importance later. The visit of Mr. and Mrs. Dyer was for the announced 'Intention of ascertaining whether Mrs. Roylo was Clara, a maid, who sudednly left " their employ during September, 1007, when It Is alleged six thousand dol lars worth of Jewelry also disappeared. New Agricultural Building. Guthrie, Okla.. April 1 1. Members of the state board of agriculture have returned from the board meet- lugs held in Clilckasha ami Tisho-' inlugo and announce that bids will soon be askeil in the erection of buildings for the district agricultural schools at Warner and Tishomingo, . For eacli station $20,000 has been nHiirntirimn.i appropriated. It will bo Mm- 10 before President it win in .ii.ij I" I' i n sun in Connors of the Hoard of Agriculture ,.,,;sldont Connell of the Agricultural 1 A . 1 , , -,, , it nun tiieciianie.il v.oiiee ,11111 nupei- llanientnry committee of luvestlga- tlon lu a tour ot the dock yards today unearthed several complete sots of unused hollers which had heen there since 1S9S. They were iiougni 10 repiaco uio worn out eon- ors aboard tho cruiser Cosmao, the battleship HIchllou and the Admiral Du Pierre and other obsolete vessels. iney woro never even mien nun position and now aro useless, al though coated with lime for preser- vatlou purposes. The committee also found that all the guns on tho coast dofonso ship Terrible nail been niton witn now ' apparatus tho day tho boat was or - v deren out ot service. r .I? nil , a. S. Thfj w Guthrie, Okla . Aprl I I.- Is was unta 1-e day before the co poia on l-alnst Z road were hoard The Sunt eomm against complaint lodged by citizens ot Glen coo nuking for a telephone tn the do pot was dismissed, the company hav- ing. compiled with the request. Tho , complaint of Frank Uhliinheart asking t for an arc light In stock pons at I Guthrie was also dismissed, the com- ; pany having agreed to instnll tho i light. - i The telephone i;aso of tho Grant County Rural Telephone Co., vs. Uie Pioneer Tolephono company, asking fm ,)nyHcni connection, was contln- 1 ued for the term. Taft Goes to Yale. vBW York. Y.. Anrll 1.1. Pros! dent Taft left New York today to at- tend tho meeting ot the Yalo corpor- atlon at New Haven. Explosion Injures Man and Wif. Shawnee, Okla,, April 1 1 Mr. and Mrs. George Dowdy were perhaps fa- tally burned today by tho explosion of 1 gasoline in a cleaning establishment CAMPAIGN FOR HE SUBMISSION. Exponent of Sons of Washington D clares Prohibition a Farce. Oklahoma City. April l . lli.it pio lnliltioii oncourngoii law Muln'ioii and Hint tin' ytem attempted to be in forced in thin ntnte Is a fane, N tin opinion of .1. r. Gallon, editor or th. Pittsburg Knnnaii. of JMitsimrg. Kim . who 1m visiting different tow tin in the stt addressing mooting of Hie Son- of Washington In tlto campaign for u resubmission of the prohibition (Mira tion. Tin KniidHO limn does not advoea-o tlio wide-open town, but advises To lilKh lieonso nnd Htrict ioriiIiUIoiib in thi operation of saloon. Th Sons of Washington are making a vigorous campaign In tin1 offort to nnume on tlmont tn favor of a ro-Kuhniinslon ot tin- question. , TAFT SENDS IN MESSAGE SPECIAL MESSAGE ON PHILIP PINE TARIFF SENT TO CON GRESS TODAY BY PRESIDENT. FOR ISLANDS' WELFARE President Says New Conditions Will Arise with Adoption of Payne T.nW Bjll and Congress Is Urged to Guard Filipinos' Welfare. vwixniiigioii, u. v... April ju. inu president today sent to congress a 8,u,c,lll muH8aK m rulatlons to the Philippine tariff. The message transmits recoinnion- datlons by the secretary ot war for " ..I " ' ,i Z 7, . . . . ' ufteniomi at his late resldenco eon - the revision ot the l'hlllpplne tariir,'. , . , ,., ,. ,.. . ,, . ... . "ucuu iij i. . iiopLr nun KU as to permit or as much customs )r i -f fj.ou,, Tho hour of the ....... i .-..veiliio as Dussinle for the Is binds revenue as possiiilo for the islands I .. ,1... Ilm.. .... .....! 4. tl.;. I ,8lan(ls tho of inoWMvi (in . (it niv. Oilllie nine e.MVIUl Ml'. fop js industries The purpose of tills nionsunV I savs the nresldent in the messae ."Is to meet the now conditions that will arise under the section of tho Payne bill, whlyh provides, witli certain line Itatlons for free trade between the' United States and the Islands." The president points out that the measure is ot great Importance' to the welfare of the Miami and that the hill should be passed at the same ,...,1, ,i a.,- i.v.. ..in He recommends Its passage ai log- lul.,, i,,.. i. ...i. 1... ,,. v..,...u...l iit. .n.v.i. '" "'!'"" "1 tho passago ot the rayno bill. BILL RETURNED TO HOUSE SENATE TODAY, ON MOTION OF .Muumon, nuunno rr..u OIUL. I-UM M IV! fc IN w Ivl U IN I . 'O.I Wahhingloii, I). April 1." inqtlon of Senator Ahlrlch, tho en. aio lonay agree.i 10 cou.piy wiui me , request ot tno nouse lor tno roiiiin oi tno tariu om io ui.n. uouj in i order that the oil schedule might T a"!e"",,d V, ,"1 V, ..,,BtroluMI cn..l and refined on thr frc.P st and the wrods. " ' Washington. D. C. April Id. At a meeting of the coiimiUtee on llnance today. It was agreed that tho open lug of the iUbcushIoii on the taritt bill should-go over until next M.u- day. In the senate today. Senator lail y ot Texas, Introduced an Income tax amendment to th nriff bill. It pro- vldos for a straight tax ot three per ! cent o nlucomos aboxe ,1,000 per yr. , It exempts all Incomes from federal, state, county and municipal securl- ties. :: :: :: :: :: :: :: J 1 Jl WEATHER FORECAST. Now Orleans. I.a , April 13. The weather forecast for Oklahoma for toimi' and Frl- day Is generally f and war mcr tonight. 13 tt tt tt tt tt tt tt tt tt tt tt tt DR. R. H. ALVIS DIES SUDDENLY PRACTICED MEDICINE IN ARD MORE FOR THE PAST EIGHTEEN YEARS. WAS COUNTY PHYSICIAN His Stepson, Marcus M. Bright, Is Here From Fort Worth A Brother From Mississippi Will Arrive To morrow. The people of this city weio shock ed this morning to learn of the death of Dr. 11. II. Alvls, which in curred at his home on north Wash ington street. Dr. Alvl has been In 111 health for more than :i year. Fur the past week hu has been confined to Ills home most of the time, hut day before yesterday ho took a drive with Ills daughter. Miss Floy, hast nl Klit. ho w(iB suffering some and Mrs. Alvls remained up with him the r of,t,,e mlu 1,u Tu he could rest better alone and at I o'clock Mrs. Alvls went Into another room. At that hour he said ho was feeling better and thought he would rest nicely throughout, the remainder of the night. One hour later his i wife entered the room and found linn .dead. He had passed peacefully away.' and most probably died from heart . failure. Ho had been a sufferer for i uoveral years fiom Ilrlnht's disease. r Aivla was a iiromlnent K. of 1'. and the burial will bo lu charge of that order. Ho was a member of tho nroailwav M. E. church. Tho fu - . u-i.,.,u lu n.ii Imiou'ii vet :i n services Is not known yet, as a l ...1... II 1.. M! I .... 1 .... t 1..... I urOlllUI W1IU llVl' 111 .11 inMnnipill lliln I ppl notfU, aI1, AIv'Ib (mIl.eH that ho arrive before the funeral Is I held. ; Marcus M. Ilrlght. a stepson of tho deceased, who Is a banker In Fort Worth, arrived here nt noon 1 today and will attend the funeral. Dr. Alvls Is survived by his wife and one daughter, MIsk Floy Alvis, and a stepson, M.Vt. Bright of Fort Worth. Ho was fifty-sis years of age. He was a Misslsslppian and moved to Ardmore eighteen years ago. Hoi;;"1'; ' " " has been active In the pracltce of ...e.ileino durlnL- that time and has Mm. I.lzzlo Carter, Atoka, president. made a financial success. He at the ltmn ,f hlu ilentli u'liu ennnlv ti'ivwl- - rl.in Dr. Alvls has always stood very high in his profession. Ho wns hold In high regard as a eltizon and his ruretu1 DOUBLE SUICIDE AT SEA. Young Women on Lucanla Mysterious- y End Their Lives. Liverpool, April 1 1. Dining the voyage of the Cunaril liner l.ueanla, which sailed from New York. April 7. , t. .. .1 ....... (i wcoM ,.,,, t0KUll.ri ro,u. lll UI1IIK wuilieil Wliu Jlilil in. ii, I'll mUw HU,pI1( ,jy ,,,,,. . Tlloy wtij.(i M.lrK(irt chnkf.t llK,a 2, wn is believed to have been a resident of llrooklyn. and Annie Miller, aged .2. f"""""- rwldonre is not . , mM ,mM ot al!(,nItlPll, an(l ' ,lM l"" b,,ll,'M w"n' m,rM at 0'1' there will he no Inqmwt. fMlM Clarke shot heinelf Thumday. tho second day out. while In her cab- lu. Her companion was greatly ngl- tated over the occurrence and four days litter tool; her own life In the same manner, it is tnougiit tiiat she had been montully unbalanced by her friend's tragic death. Aged Groom Gets Whipping. Winston-Saiem, N. C, April 1 1. S. f Tuttle, a prosperous stock farmer, nged 17 years, was married yesterday at MnrtiiiHville, Vn., to Hattlo Fulp, it was referred to the committee to :: tlie 1 1-year-old daughter of P. A. Fulp. take Its usual course. tt a merchant at Hilltop. When they .5! alighted from tho, train at Gorman- Two More Bank Examiners. town last night thoy wero met by tho Guthrie. Okla.. April 1 1. Rank Irate father of tho bride, who attack- Commissioner A. M'. Young today un it ed Tattle nnd beat him severely bo- nouneed the appointment of two ad t: fore onlookers rescued him. dltlonal 'janl: examiners, illllng the U Mi antlme the grll, It Is said, dcrlar- rd that Jit father liad not bom kind tt to her and she proposes to stond by tt her husband. WILL UK THtt OUTLOOK. Smialisu to Th Lefnl Aetio-i Againtt th MugftKlne. Newark, N. .1.. April 11. -W. II KiliiiiKitei-k, secretary of tho ft ate i iiitnlll o of tlie snriallfft party, nald ''"la that at a meeting (,f the stat" .tilatUtu stop had hven taken 1 .d bringing, If potlble legal ,e lion -tititinnt the Outlook l'ulllnliliu' tompniiy of New York for an arti'le regarding- the aoolnllst movement h evPronldetlt Roosevelt. A result Inn nil adopted at n mooting hold Ha: unlay referring tho matter to the national committee with a view In formulating miKnlilo pmcpduro. Mr. Kllllngbeok HHtd that tho objection wiiii not to the political character of tho article, hut to reflection It contHliii'd upon members of I ho no elnllt partv. ODD FELLOWS NEW OFFICERS GRAND LODGE OF INDIAN TERRI- TORY ODD FELLOWS STILL IN SESSION AT MUSKOGEE. MAY F,N,SH W0RK TONIGHT lu the apartments of Mrs. Cox at the hotel where according to her state B. McDonald of Ada Is Elected nienls she found her lumband nnd a Grand Master for the Ensuing Year, wordy war between the two women Ada Man Succeeds Mason as Grand funned, followed by the wife firing Secretary. Muskogee, Okla., April If.. The 1. i u- ''rand 1 .oil go touiiy olocieii the following olllcors: r,. W. Mowbray, Tulsa, grand ropro - 1 sentatlvo to tho sovereign urmid , ,, ,, ,r ui..,,..,,. 'riHiuimiiiL'o prniui , ' ' 11, " hllLar r- nsnoiniiiho, gianu repieseii t at I vu for ono year, i J. II. .McDonald, A( a, grailll masier. i (eorge A. Hlnshaw, .Mail I II, deputy grand ...aster A. N. l.eeeraft, Colbert, grand war den. I , I ,h lJr II. II. lliirnett. Sapulpa, grand treasurer. The session of the grand lodge may bo ,1,lIsl,ml tonight, but thorn is much un). i iu nu umiu. The Itebiikah branch of tho order .tli.i(.i. I ili.i f,.ll.ll.-!(,,r ..HI. Mrs. Phoebe Drown, Clilckasha, vlcej president. ,,. ,,.. i.,u.. U'.l,r nm, " ......- 'lmi. Mrs. Molllo McNees, Marlow, secre- , tary. Mrs. Davis, Sapulpa, treasurer. ( Mrs. l.aFayetto, Chocotah, lnombor of board of trustees of tho orphans' home. WaurlUa Street Paving. Wntiriku, Okla. .April 11. It was decided at the meeting of tlie Cham - l.,iii ..r I i...ii..w.r,... At, in, If, t- flli.li f,, im-i in v.. .nun. -i " .nv,i.....j mv the street paving work started nt onm A1I tll(( ,nuln))ers f this ,-ity eouucil were present nt the meet- lug and stated that they were ready t ogot busy and would begin at once to have all the guttering put In ready r(rt ,vllI bo foP all(lllt llVB lnil(. of rlck P,IV,,,- '"' w, ,,mko Waurllta the bent pavod and with more good ld- walkH than any town In Oklahoma for. tlie size of It, as the council last ok ordered In twenty-five inilob or side wnlks. AMENDMENT UP TO SENATE. Proposed Constitutional Missouri's Amendment Must Take Its Course jFtfomon City. Mo.. April 15. The prohibition amendment pawed by the house late yesterday, wan presented i to the senate today. additional plans rnatrd by tho last , glslatun The new cxum'noru arc W. iC. Erntat of Thomas nnd Arch W Vmlrrsjn of I.awton WOMAN KILLS S LOVER MJSKOGLE WOMAN CAUdHT HUS BAND IN ANOTHER'S ROOM AND KILLED HER. BOTH WOMEN MOTHERS Dead Woman Leaves Two Children While Slayer Has Six Small Chil dren by Wayward Husband Wo man Out on Bond. Muskogee, Okla., April 1 1 Impetl d by the belief that .Mrs. Jieulah Co.x, divorced wife of .1. C Cox, had alienated the afTectlons of lur hus band. Mm. Grunt Huddloston, driven to tin border of distraction by tho alleged intimacy of the pair and by the report that the two were togetli- ''r at the Frisco boarding Iioiiko on Elgin avenue, armed herself with lur liuslmnil's revolver last evening and going to the hoarding house shot the , rival lu her luiMlmnd's affect lona to death. The tragedy orciirreu at 7 o'clock three shots at her victim. Only one of the shots took effect producing almost instant death. The bullet en tered the body of tho unfortunate woman beneath the loft arm, pene- tratlng the cardiac cavity and suv- ered an artery lit Its course. 1 "utur t,lu wiootliiB .Mm. Huddloston ' accompanied her husband to tho po- llco station whero sho surrendered and was lator turned over to the county authorities. Tho dead woinun, who was recent ly divorced by her husband, Icavcu two children. She has been earning a livelihood by conducting tho room ing house on Klgln avenue. "10 fact mat iioin tno women aro I mothers makes tho tragedy ono of i the most unfortunate In tho history j of th(V ,ty Mnl Huli,ileston is the niothor of six small children ranging ,,, y0Ilrs from flIx to thirtcon years. fronds any sho 1' been labor- llu; umjor Kroat mental strcn onus- by tho circumstances which led to I ... kiiiiiik ami tnoy express great, , sympathy for her. 0rant jiuddleston was formerly a m(.mbor of tho Muskogeo pollco forco liut for tho past fow months has been , ,..-..... .1... oinpioyeu us iieievuvu lur 1110 Jim land Valley Hallroad company. CoroSior Rloom summoned a Jury last night nnd assisted by Dr. Key nobis held rfn inquost on tho remains of tho dead woman. Tho Jury sim ply found that tho woman met her death from a, bullet wound inflicted by Mrs. Huddloston. The lluddleston's homo is at CIO South Fifth street, , viil afternoon Mrs. Huddlesf.on A.l...l.,...t ... l.nll I.. unm .f v-lH illllimiii'l LU lillll ill He. n.,, ... jy.000. Texan Has Aeroplane. Smi Antonio. Tex.. April 14 J. W, oman of thl city hus Invented an e,pli.e d e.rt. decUr that It imvmwnmt 0,i any ot those I built so far. The superior merit vWtwA fQr the aHrpphiue of Omun , tlint It will ral from the ground .it any jxmit like a bird withou th" all of nklas or tt truck ot any kind ami cmu lie o manipulated as to alight lu the sawie manner. Dr. Fred rick J. Klehling. long distance baloon chain lilon ot the world and other llnai.i Icrs ur putting up money tor Oman to Uuilil a full-sized model. It is ixptet ed that the machine will be ready for operation by the oiK tilug of tii- inter national Fair, ! DO IT NOW. -j. Tha Tornado Season Is hera Protect your property from -I that powerfully tnergetic and irroslatablu twlster--tb0 Wind. A lCOO policy costs le33 thau a ionny da, Seo tt tt GORMAN, ROG1E & DORDINS Over City National Rank.