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Use The Ardmoreke
Thev Hustle Business
(Ugliest rnrU price paid ' i
spcoiiil .iftnd boileri.
VIPOS. lllllN, 'tllh's, lto
Jones' Machine Shop
ARDMORK. OKLAHOMA WKDNKSDAY ICVKNINCS (KTOl.KU '11 W.)
CLEARED AT LAST
JAMES MCMAHON ADMITS KILL
ING TWO SISTERS AND BROTHER-IN-LAW
LOCKED UP Id PEHITEHTIAAY
McMahon's Brother and Patrick Lamb.
iWno Have Been Exonerated by
James McMahon to be Rcleaccd as
Scon as Excitement Subsides.
K.jij.art Uty. Oct. 27. - (iuiit At ,
ioit'- Taggnrt this morning II tod In!
th- oity cdii it of Knnmis City. Kan.,
thro..- informations imultist JmiM-it Mo
Matin, olHtrgliig him with tho murder !
of lils two sister and brotliur-lnluw .
Mi-Mahoo will remain hi tho pou,
toni'.wry uiiill tho preliminary hearing i
Is lit, wiiicli
will probably bo luto
tin t ;k.
Patrick .Mo.Mahon. who wa. exon
erated by .lumen, will bo released till-Ion-
t.'o ro aro some now developments.
Tin- uuthoiltles at noon said that
I'at-ick McMahon and Patrick Uimb
would not bo charKod and that they
could louvo tho penitentiary. They
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PATRONIZE HOME IN
DUSTRY. i Wo can supply j dti lu (.'an
d'.os of all KradcH, Vluocar.
(."iderK and C'arboua'od llo-
.-moh. Help build your 'nunc
fmlorloH. by UNklnn for (.'rown
'.ind and noeeptllin no other
THE CROWN BOTTLING
AND M'F'G WORKS.
M. .1. HAYS,
J'rc.xldiiit and Mana(!t-r.
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To loan on farm lands, 1
have die money here, and
can pay out as soon as
title is perfect, absolutely
GEORGE R. FISH
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:: ARDMORE ABSTRACT CO.
t: Oldest In the County
tl V. S. Wnlverton .t Sou
J: Itonded Abstractors of Carter
it f'ounty. General Insurance.
:J Money to loan on City and
it Farm I'roperty.
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Ramsey & Ramsey
Farm and City Loans
Wo inspect our own loans
iti. V. Main St.
King's Famous Packages
For Christmas Candies
Will be on display at our store Friday, October 29th.
You arts invited to call and select your Xmas package
from this celebrated line.
OOFF & RE1LY
will ii'iuaiii, however, until tno i.xcitc
McMahon H.is Sleepless Night.
Lansing, Kan., Oct. 27. .Inine.i M
.Malum spent 'i slot-picas night In til
ed! here. Ho illil not Ho down all
night, but paced his cell nervously.
Ho good naturodly refused break
fast when brought to him this morn-,
lug Ho talked occasionally during
the night, but not of himself. He
scorned to think only of his victims
and to regret their fat
SCHOOL LAND LESSEES HEARD.
Commissioners In Conference Consid
er Complaints in Appraisements,
(luihrio. okla.. Oft. 2n.-- confer
onoo between tihe executive commit
too of flu Mate scho I land l seos
ami romniliilonur; of tho laud office ',
was held lhli nf.ernoon. eutmldTiim '
complaint niudo by lesscca of meth-,
mU used by the Hi.ro In adjusting j
appnilmjtioiits of school In ii 1 h and
tJio lo.-Hi-tv' impr venients. Tho d-j
M t ttn-'llt It ltd about comp'clcd tlitio
eour-tlc. but tho work of iiiljtnrtlng ,
wan suspended owing to tlio ut'itude j
of the lessees1 organization mid until
a h tirlll could be given.
.1. It. Toh of Kiowa county t "Id
Uio board complaints had boon made
to tho oM'cutlvo committee that
whore tho losaoe wan not mitUlled
with tlio in w ii'iiiil mom hi wax
told bv tho .uljimtor ilia the box ho
could Sol othoiwltto would be the
l'.ms apprulMomeiit, or to lurttltuto ;i
Kim In the ilMrlci . urt.
It wan :'il.o cliarscd that the nchod
uio toi liuprovomou'tM aicroiil upon
by tho committee ami tho hoard w.fi
not holuK lollowed, and that the
price of 'and that Ih to ho Mild U
placed I'oiMidenibly higher than laud
' to bo rented.
SfcrtUiry Cahldy mM the ilepan-
i inont made go.d pioxrosn so louq .1.'
It could d ill tvlih -Ii" Individual Ioa--co,
but the trotibbj resulted whi n
jihe lewHoo local orjraiuratlou came
' In to advice losneoh.
(Joveinor 1111.(1(011 mild. K the lex-
,m-ih wore iiritnx the adJutmont lor
the purpoMo of hulldlim a political;
maohltio, the conferoiicc! wore over,
an tar a he wuk cncefned.
.Mr. Touli and .Mr. Andoiv,in of
.loifoiTon county, momboru of th"
committee, as.(ino the boanl thai
M)tles had not Influeucod the union.
Tho department's records d not re
veal Seer, tary Casnldy xald, on In
tit.UKv whore a lessee axrcoil to the
new appi.ili'i-moiit and then ccni
plalmd alxnit It. Ho denied that a
new .schedule tor Improvements hail
Wynnewood Wants Road.
W.Minowood, Okla., Oct. '.'tl. At a
:uns uioetinK railed lat nlt;hl by
"he .Mayor. Scott .Ioiion of Chlcka
tha pr--oiued a proponltliiu to run
Ids proposed Intonirbau opvtrle
railway turoimh Wynnowood from
Sulphur to Clilckuih.i. via Davis
and I'.'iul.i Valley. A committee wa(
apolntod to Ms-tire 2.".il00 ..lock
sulisci'lptloin which .Mr. .lone., nay
eory town kIvo In ordtir to et
Hie mad to enter It.
Mr. Jones dis-dare the attempt to
dlert the lino to Oklahoma City
will fail and the noitheru terminus
will be Ciiloliasha.
Says Cannon Will Be Canned.
' Mliiiioapoll.4. Oct. l'Cinro,(smaii
. CIihs It. Davl-. third Mlunosota dU
tiict. ys insiirKon.i roptibllciiits and
domocrn.- will loin and oust Can
; noii durliiK the next sos don cf con-
Kress, before his term expires.
I "luvestlicatlon lias convinced us"
ho .said, "that It Is possible to n
imne the speaker, although he will
ty .to prevent It."
Ilo says plans are completed and
Cannon U certain to go.
1 1 time
lot i. aviu ; don.- alio id
HAS THE DATA
UNDER HIS HAT
ONE MAN HOLDS THE KEY TO
THE CITY'S WATER AND SEW
NOT A SINGLE MAP ON FILE
Old Administration's Carelessness
Has Put New Board Up Against it
Mayor Wants to Start the Ball
I'he key t, the umnnor In which
:h (.pHiitUttire of the city's bond
uoiicy ih to he iiihmI IIom under on
iimn'H hut and tlmt man U Cm
Muellor, city water and newer In
npe(or. The nboo U a ronmrkabb
loll, but Hticll wtid developed
mi ctliiK ok the mayor and bouid of
' rDmiiiiyltmcrx nt their moo lux lait I
I n lulu when tho boo id t-ok up the
matter of building otenclonn to tlio
. sowoi and water nudim. '
The city of Ardmore tins not a sin
! limp Mhowlni; the wa'or ami sow
;ir nyHti-tu of tho town, except In tin;
muuer ol' sanitary Mowers, and nmliis
that have been hild cilice City Knl
necr Sayro took chatKo of that do-'
partmout. Last nlK'lit after heariiif; '
tin- report of water and sower c m-
mlKsloucr Dawson and Mii;ontlotH
and cost for btilldluK the ncw wator '
and filtration plant, and which will !
be found on another pane of this
If-mio, .Mayor Cottier wanted to
know lust what was nocinsary bo
fore work could bo started, ami
Where to beln.
Tho nut) or said It was ab.iolutely
iiecoary tlmt HometliliiK bo done
once, but before work started
wanted to know what was needed
amj where and how to beKlu with
these extensions of the city's wa
ter ami sewer service, the building
ol ii storm sower and i ther mat
ters. .Mr. Sayre informed the board that
to do the matter rlKht would take
from one to two your, as there was
not lu tho city's record a plat of
the water and .sower main. and tho
only person who knew on what
htreots and how far the mains ex
tended was (Jus Mueller, and th.f
he had the said Information "un
der his hat.
.Mr. Sayro said that ho could fur
nish data for the boKinnlnt; o some
of tho work at once as ho had s:ip-
j Itary sower innp. It was the -ono
tt. the board that Mr. Sayre bo
PtiMinricd to oinpl y such a font
as would enable him to furnish the
i'-oard with the Information Decena
ry to ( to work on the matter at
once, as the bond money tor sudi
purposes w ul, be available. How
ever, no definite action was taken
on the matter until this afternoon,
when a special mooting or the
lKird will be had a! four o'clock t
get .their plans in orliln shape.
Mr. Dawson mild that he was pre
pared with data as t the bulldluic,
of tlu watei plant and the extension 1
of the mains, lmt that he did not
care to make it public Juit at this
I time, as he bolloved It was for th.i
I best Intercs'K of the cty that such '
'a course bo followed.
Mayor oCtner was Insistent that
111s in maiKis for a comploto budget
or Information be furnished whore
by the work of stnrtltiK the large
amount of municipal Improvements
might be begun at the earliest pus
flble moment and at the moo-ins
this aftorncon It Is expected tha:
scniothlng definite will rmult. Mr.
Sayro declared he was wiling to ,
give his whole time and atteirlon
to It provldi-d he was relieved of
routine work, of which there was a (
A petition t w:u heard from the 1
citizens ot 1 tit avenue, southeast,
asking tha' sidewalks be constructed
t'reni C to mreet. southeast. The
matter was ixised for further con
sideration by the commission.
A otltlou was road front clt.em
residing on Sth avnue, northwest,
asking for sldexvnlli, and a roun
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Now Orleans, la. O.t 2 7
Iim weather liM-rum fi
i tKlah'.niu lor tonight and
Thursday I gouor.ill.v fair
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tor petition was fb"d
n&ilunt the xitne. After
a full ill
aetl 11 w.i
cukkIoii of the affair.
ilefi rred in the mat tor
A petition was aim presented by
Uio residents along Stanley bmile
vaid thai sewer prl1loos bo Rniii'
od them iind wan riomnicnded t
the attention or City KtiKtnocr Hnyre
for his coiiHldoratlon when niakltiK
ojftliniroK for iwur ovtonslons.
Mr. M. Ikard, who lias lieen is
siiIiik notice for the (utyinent of
hi root tHX, advised the iKtant I hut
over 1 .000 had boon uotlfM mid
that bKs than I'tM) had paid. Ho
Hilvlsisl tJie Nwid to tllke sotuo .tops
to bring the ik'llmiuiMits Inm court
wild that K w liiiiHiasllilo for ;
police iloKrtiiiciil t net freely I
In the ma tor a the police wer
n r-1 imivbU- to leave thflr lusits to htinl
at Uio mi those who had failed to mi v.
'I'he nanus of those who have
not kild will bo turtiisl over to
.Municipal .IiiiIko ObU ulio will Is
sue warrairtii for 'hum and It will
(to :ni additional ii'imunt wlh-n
they are found It Is 1 ,.-l that a
special officer will ll -'n- work
of looking up tho do i i.-ir -
E MAN WILL
JOIN TAFT'S PARTY
JUDGE C. M. CAMPBELL GOES
FROM HERE AS DELEGATE TO
DEEP WATERWAY CONVENTION.
Ardmore will be rcprc.'utcd
Now Orleans tills week at the Deep
Waterway Convention, to which
President Tatt and 11 party of prom
ineut men aro now 011 their way down
the .Mississippi river
Judge C. M. Campbell will be this
city's most able representative and in
left this morning to tlio preseut whei;
the presidential party arrives at Nov
Orleans, where ho will join them. In
asmuch as no funds wore available l-y
pay the expense of delegates JuJge
Campbell being a true ty of p 1Mb
spirited citizen, went at his own -x-ponse.
Mrs. Campbell accompanied iilm 01
the trip and they will visit sov. .il
.southern points of Interest boTni
PLEA OF GUILTY BY
.Now York. N. Y., Oct. 'J". -Antonio
.Mtisiea, oheuno Inspector, was ucipilt
ted today In federal court of fraud In
connection with the itmlorwolg.ilug or
The voidlct was tlio r. suit id the
testimony of his son, Philip Mu-,1 a,
who pleaded guilty but exonerated his
father. Philip Im.- not yoi been sen-
FIRST WOMAN FLIES
IN AN AEROPLANE
WILBUR WRIGHT HAS WIFE OF
ARMY OFFICER ACCOMPANY
HIM IN FOUR-MINUTE FLIGHT.
College Park, Mil.. Oct. L'7. - The
distinction of being the first wouiuti
to fly lu an aeroplane lu tin. Pnitod
States belong to Mrs. Ralph W.
Yalmbinau, wife of the captain of
the 21st Inlantr'y.
They remained In the air four
minutes. She was delighted with t it -sensation
TWENTY - SEVEN
HUE LIKELY LOST
LIFE-SAVING CREWS AND OTHER
VCSSELS HAVE SCOURED SEAS
OFF GRAND MAN AN FOR THEM.
FREIGHT STEAMSHIP Oil ROCKS
When Vessel Struck the Rocks, the
Captain and Twenty-Six Men Put
off In a Boat anil Have Not Been
Heard from Since.
Kastnui, Maine, o
Iiik crons mid other
vessels have '
sens off (liund Minimi to-
day for t It
Iwrnl c.iiiiainlnii the cap-
tain ami twenty-six men of the frolnlil i
stoiiinshlp IloHtla, which wont oil thi I
rocks yesterday. ' m AiMiuoro. it is arranged so that
So trace of the men lias yet 1hm. ' ho ''an take care of roar hundred ae
fiiim.l mi.l It lii )Mllivid that all Wor ' count, tt Is eiiillimed wiUi a lialit-
.... ,trlr HKht wllt'll the r.rdHer Is ihi-
A Woman's Reasons. oil ami aWitcllos the light oW when
I'lillailoiiihla- -While two moh wer-- j It la clowd, ntmi bus a curd ut the
passing one of tho dopartinont mores j top or the case In-hlml ii rIws. and
I yesterday, i tie sunesteil that tlioyoach time the ieai.or Is (iwtmsl ii
uo In and see William - -, a n w card turns up advertising the
Alter walking through the dep.trt ,
inont two or three tiniea they apled
the man comltiK from the Ice eronin
f u ti tit 1 11 .
"Where weu you?" iifked one. j
"Over to the foiiiiLuiu to Met ammo-1
thlnn to put some life into me, after!
bearing the same old story over and
over and over agiiln."
"What's the trouble? Aro tlmy
hard to lib-one?"
'Hard to please?" echoed the
f'oorw.ilkor. "I.lten Hi this."
They approaclied one of tho coia-
ton Mid cniignt the i nowing eo i
"Hero Is somo'hlug nice. Ryo-y-body
Is wonting them," sa'd the
saleswoman to :i woman etisi cti .
"Vtui dunt supp'ise that I'm .1 niiy
cut, do you?" the prosp'e'v.- im.
chaser a - it- I haughtily. "I'm not mi'
of tlio Kind that uiiirs a thing sim
ply nocatlH" somebody else does."
After lor king from one Medf to an
other tho seller replied: "Hero Is
something new, very fashion. Mo.
just came in this morning."
"Do you supsio I want t- lie
the only person wearing a thing
Ilk" that and have everybody lan-Ji-
1 1 .
Russian Thistle In Alfalfa,
tiuthrle, Okla., Oct. id. T. o.
bry of Fay recently wrote to t to
oruor that ho had purchased ;
alfalfa seed which contained Km
thistle seed, and asking what
bo done lu regard to It. The I
. -1 in 1
was referred to the attoriie-gi nerat,
who replied that the board of agn -ul
tare was charged with tie- onion c
inont of the law oil tll il sitbji ci anil
that ho did not know what 11 bad
done along that lino. The Hue tm
selling such seed Is fiom $iiu to flnll.
togother with tho forfeiture of Up
right to do business in the stall
DENIED NEW TRIAL.
Gaines Files Notice of Appeal
to Higher Court,
fir.iuhiiry, Texus, Oct :'' n-i
brief argument by counsel lor tie
defense. Judge Oxford la-1 nigh:
overruled K. C Galne-i' motion tor
u now trial, ami the di f udaui im
meillatoly filed uotlro of appeal.
(inlue. was convlctod Satuid.i.
ol malislaugh'ei' f r the Miliar, of
,. lteoe ,ui t'omuni'lo'. 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 -r
1 'i.- IPOS political campaign
ash, 1 has ai ep ed
Major (iord-n. the
, Oc. 20. Cim k
the proposition f
railroad promoti v.
and will HH'clvo tin- shops for hi
mi 1st or 11 Oklahoma line when u 1
completod from Tlionms to chick. i
pha. The city rffer ti bonus or P0.
000. half of which Ik to bo paid In
one year and half In, two yeari.
'When you have money enough
Invest in mining stock buy an ovo
A RICE VOLCANO.
Feiker, the Mnln $trtt Oroeer, Has
M I I'Vikcr. the Mnln sired itnv
'. has a novel dl tpl.t In hU show
window t'day. I: being a practtc.il
tleiuonst ration or htmr paitid rice In
made, l-'rcm a snwll sttwdo stax-K
Itiiicod Inside n Rksf cwM' te rlv
coini s a from a tnlnlnttiro volcnno
putted to the si ao of com xrullis.
Tin- rice I foil to the imtchllio fnm
iilidome.itli and tt Ik quite Interest.
tiim to .hoc the HvrMnitw f It.
dipl.iy of a well known cereal
ami d ministrations are holun had
Inside i he store.
KI1BPS ICO ACCOUNTR.
and Novel Machine F'urchnMJ
by GrMcr W. J. Lane.
V .1. Iiinc, the up to-now urih-or,
recited tmlay hu iiccomn Mystom
from the American Account Hytein
r - 'bai Is the niour coink to HiIiik
'r H"e kind that lis ever been diown 1
fun MMHirnitiH that turn. on the dee-
m.iii.v things t oat that lie him
Mr. l.auo bellovea In keeping sub t
ly up to date ami wltnu there la
anything tlmt will ive iMtter .tor-vl.-o
lor ill putrous and provide
them with n'l the accommodation
tho way of buying, he la sure to
have it. lie ha now ito ot the
lat-goMi and mom complete sti r--s In
the city ami oouiluually on the
I Imikoiit for aii now thing.
Dies Aflov Trrrlblu Burning.
Wolootka. Okla., Oct. if..--Aft-r
twvnty-l'oiir bourse terrible sulTerlng..
tlio little son of Mia. John Drowning,
living lu the country near hero, died
from the eifects of being hurtled by .
Tho little follow was near tho kitch
en stove on which was sitting a pan
of hulling grease. In some way the
pan was overturned and the contents
poillod over tlio little fellow's lace
Shot Making Love to Woman,
Muskogee, Okla.. Oct. 2ii. llecause,
she says. George Kling. a farmer, tried
to make love to her. ICintu.i Young
blood, a fullhlood Cherokee woman,
probably tatally wounded him hit-J-i.stonlav
with two leiolver shots
.Mrs. VoungbloHl came here and stir
rendered liei -elf to the .-dioilir She
uu- nlca.cd on $1,000 bond
Plentx anil to spare.
O. L. CHANCELLOR
Oil Itandol llldg . in-no-
Ml lies idiom- Tit Diy liood-i t'o
on Farm and City Property
Most Reasonable Terms
GORMAN, BOGIE & DOBBINS
Over City National hunk
Phone oO AKDMOKE, OKLA.
IS IK MEMPHIS
SPSNT AN HOUR THERE SIGHT
SEEING. AND THEN RESUMED
TRIP TOWARD NEW ORLEANS
I LAST NIGHT
Than Half the
Of the Utvo
St. Paul Lust
Memphis, Ton a.. Oct
Memphis and ihousunds of
ureetod the prtsddeutlal ri
tlllu os It steanosl Into the t
The preldetil Kpoirt an lmu. i
wNtht-aotiliig and tbi trip to N. a o
,m,n wa" lUm
At a banquet on board the S Paul
hut night. Taft was guest u M
governors of more tfmn half id tn
Htutes. The president made an nil
drettH in which he soiwtat to i-iuci
age still (Mrther tho policy rr tin
attiti'H co-opomtltut more clotol wit a
Uio national government an:l suggi -
d an annual meeting of the govir
no is lu Wasliliigton.
Thaw Lost, Again.
Albany, Oct. 'Jii. -Hurry Thaw's ap
peal, his lust elfort to get free f -0111
Miitteawau asylum, was lost today
THE BEST YET.
Aro ytt one of the peioi..
who hnve called at our kit h
on for candy? If you were
you are plonked with your
PiiikIiiino, aren't you? Kvoiy
body wh- buys candy hero
ki.vs It Is tho best they ever
ate. It Is pure candy, made
of the best materials and the
flavoring ia tine. Wo do our
own woik, never leave It to
cheap help. Come hero 10
gel th" host.
The Candy Man,
Near the Posti nice
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$ Money? $
To pay oil that old mortgage'' Or
to Improve your farm or city prop
erty'' Or for an investment'' II
so write or see 1110. My llnanclal
coiniuctlonsuro the best. You get
all you borrow at a low rate of In
terest and prompt service. A list
of your "For Sale" property so
licited. Have Homo close in prop
erty for snle nt a bargain ami on
eas' terms, inquire about it