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The Ardmoreite Is the Only Newspaper in Southern Oklahoma Receiving the Associated Press Neivs Service
Clothing French dry donned
ntul steam pressed. Only
French dry cleaners in v,
Rhono 490 Mm-. 5-
FIRE ESCAPES built and erect
ed to conform with city nnd
stnto Inwj, hnve lis to do it.
loncs-Evcrcll Machine Co.
ARDMORF, OKLAHOMA TUESDAY EVENING FEBRUARY 22 11)10
COAL MINERS OF SOUTHWEST
WANT SAME WAGE SCALE AS
OPERATORS WANT REDUCTION
Committee, Representing Miners of
Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Arkan
sas and Texas, Presented Demands
to Operators Today.
Haw-as City, .Mo., lVb. 22.- That the
coal minora of Missouri, Kansas, Okla
homa, Aril a nana and Texan will de
mand that thij coal operators accept
the wage scale 'agreed upon by the
national convention of the United
Mine Workers of America at Indian
apolis, two weeks ago and that the
operators will Insist upon reducing
the present scale, was the gossip he
foro the representatives of the mine'. 3
met the operators nnd mine owners
in conference here this nfetrnoon.
The joint meeting today Is largely
Tho miners submitted th lr demands
to tho committee appointed and retir
ed to consider the wago scale. An
early agreement Is not looked for.
Cattle Die In Blizzard.
Fort Towson, Okln., Feb. 21. Stock
men report quite a number of death),
of cattle caused from exposure during
tho blizzard. The temperature Friday
morning wns 10 degrees below zero
here. It was milder Saturday.
Money and Land
Money loaned on land at 8 per
cent in orPM.pnyabloiinnually.
We pay strict attention to nil
applications for loans nnd get
tho nionoy without delay. We
hnvo purchasers for f.;rms, who
will buy, nlrto hnvo lauds for
sale. Let us know your wants.
LEDBETTER & WIMBERLY
Bledsoe Rldg. I'lione lil
W. Main St.
Notleo All prices juotcd on
circular subject to change.
No worry about high prices
whon you do your grocery buy
In tho futuro It will ho cash on
delivery for everything wo soli.
Wo pay tho cash nnd will snvo
you money If you trade with us.
Wo hundlo tho host in moats
The Cash Market
Ron O. Forbes, Prop.
When in Need
Of anything kept in a dry
goodssto e, a grocery store,
a hardware store tr when
you need anything try
J'. Matt Moore ft? Son
Thanks to Candidates
Tho Parker Printing Co., wishes
to thank the many candidates who
havo already come forward and had
us print their campaign cards und
other literature. Don't wait till your
opponent gets ahead of you, but
start NOW. Corao to see ua.
Parker Printing Company
;.8SMAN PERKINS DYING.
Representative Perkins of Rochester!
Took Turn For Worse Today. 1
Washington, D. C. Fob. 22. Hop
lesentntlvo James l'crlfln3 of Roch
outer, N V., tcok a dcclltt Urn
for the worse thin morning.
NELSON IS FAVORITE
TWO TO ONE TODAY
LIGHT SHOWERS DID NOT DAMP
EN THE ENTHUSIASM OF THE
! FIGHT FANS AT FRISCO.
I Han Francisco, Cal., Feb. 22 Ught
showers falling today failed to damp
en the enthusiasm of tho record
crowd that set out this morning
for Richmond, Centra Oostu county,
where "Rattler" Nelson and Al Wol
gast are scheduled to buttle forty
flvo rounds this afternoon for the
llghtu eight championship.
Tho betting today was Nelson a
Charles Baker Struck by Bolt Near
Muskogee. Okla.. Feb. 21. News
has Just reached this plaeo of the
death of Charles Raker, u farmer liv
ing In the country nenr lleu-yotta.
who was killed by lightning during
the last snow storm. ' The first In
stance of the kind in the state. 'Bak
er was driving a team of mules nnd
'hey were not Injured.
Good Things to Eat
Fresh meats of all kinds
Everything fresh n d
clean. Prompt doll mi
J. A. CLARK'S
Mtat. Huh and Oytltr PjrI.ir
For bargains In the Wheeler
OR District, Arbucklo Mining
District and Washita Valley
lands. I buy direct from the
nllottoe which saves the pur
ehnsnr u nice margin
B. S. CURTIS
Ofllce Sims Pennington Rldg.
Ofllco Phone .Id, Res. Phono
Are YouLooking forthe Best
If so wo have it. Our line
it? complete, our equipment
the best. Everything clean
and sanitary. Wo are at
Phone us your order.
Cold Storage Market
Burwcll iv Dexter are
inakiii,' (arm loans, as
heretofore without any
delay. They inspect all
lands and pay cash down.
Office over Guaranty
Ramsey & Ramsey I;
i Wo inspect our own loans H
200 W. Main St. W
Ardmore, 01)a. H!
PRESIDENT OF CENTRAL LABOR
UNION OF PHILADELPHIA OR
DERS GENERAL STRIKE.
All Branches of Trade in Philadel
phia Will Be Tied Up by General
Walk-Out In Sympathy With the
Carmen Leader Under Bond.
Philadelphia, l"a,. Feb. 22. Presi
dent Murphy of the Central Labor
I'nlon today called a genernl Btrlke
of organized labor in Philadelphia,
In sympathy with the striking street
It Is claimed that as a result of
Murphy's order, between 75,000 and
100,0000 men will respond to the
call, tying up radically every
branch ( f trade.
Clarence K. Pratt, national organiz
er of the Amalgamated Association
of Street and Kleotrlc Company Km
ployes, who was arrested last even
ing by tho Kllrp, wan given a hear
ing this morning and held In f :i,000
bail charged with Inciting a riot,
conspiracy and disorderly conduct.
President Murphy of the Central
Labor Union declares that the gen
eral strike order won't go Into effect
until tho presidents of the various
trades ui Ions approve his action.
ARpMORE BILL SEPARATE.
Death of Whayne Bill Will Not Af
fect High School Bonds Here.
Tho report In the morning papers
that the Whnyno bill, validating all
IhiikI elections since the admission
of the state Into the union, had been
killed led scvernl persons to believe
that tho bill validating the Ardmore
bonds had been killed. So many tel
ephono rails went into tho mayor's
office that he at enco railed up
Mr. Whayne over tho 'phono to
j speak to him about the matter. Mr.
Whayne stated the Ardmore bill was
I a separate measure, that It had
passed the house and ho expocts it
to pass the senato tomorrow; that
the bill which was killed was a
j general bill validating nil bond Is
I sues, nnd for tho reason that It was
so general in Its nature It suffered
death in the committee of the whole.
BUY CHICKASAW CAPITOL.
Johnston County Commissioners
Make First Payment on Building
Tishomingo, Okla., Feb. 21. Satur
day evening the commissioners of
Johnston ccunty forwarded to tho
Indian agent at Muskogee u draft
for ?7,!iOO on tho special court house
fund of tho county, just created by
a special act of the legislature,
In payment for the capltol of the
Thus tho imposing and historic
granite building where for years as
sembled tho congress of tho Chick
asaw nation heroines the property
of this county and will be used In
the future for a court house.
Escaped Negress Shot.
Muskogee. Okla., Feb. 21. Deputy
Sheriff Albert Mann last night shot
and killed a negress at Wagonor,
Okla. The woman had escaped
fiom Jail and fired upon him from
a cabin In which she had barricaded
herse'.f. llo returned the fire, killing
Red .Men's Halt tonight, opposite
Buy Your Kod ah
Films at Webbs Studio
and use his Kodaks
The best in photographs,
always at Wobbs'
Eight years in Ardmore
Reeord Breaklna Price In Kansa
City Paid Thli Morning.
Kansas City, Mo., Feb, 22 Hogs
hero todny void at 9.3o, tbci highest
price ever renched on the local
POWER OF SPEECH
PHYSICIANS ARE NOW
FUL OF A COMPLETE
ERY BY SENATOR.
RECOV. Washington, 1). U.. 'Feb. 22. The
Improvement In tho condition of
Senator Ren Tillman of Scutli Caro
lina contlnuos todny.,and It Is gen
erally bolloved that he
Id tr.. . It. 'lilt-
Washington, Fob. 21. Fnorable
Indications showed themselves Sun
day In the condition of Senator Till-
man. The initial symptoms, winch
caused his pattlal paralysis and loss
of Hpeeeh have abated and Improve-
ment has commenced, according to i
a bulletin issued lato tins afternoon i
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by tho three attending physician.
Sunday ho recognlied and called
by name one of tho physicians, a
man whom he had i-eeu but once
Until Sunday the senator hud spo
ken but two words .sin i he AVas '
stricken last Thursday; tjday, !
when thu family phyhlciau lered. I
his laco brightened 'as he recog-1
ulzed him, and said.
A little later tho ftl-sic!,m whom
ho had seen hut once sold to tho
senator: "I don't supiKrse you re
"Yes, I do," replied Mr. Tillman.
"Von are Dr. White."
Tho doctors consider this return
of speech most favorable and they
entertain no doubts now as to the
patients mil lecovery of his speech.
The senator passed a comfortable
night and nwakened this morning
soon after tho physicians arrived.
Following Is the bulletin issued
by the attending physicians:
"The senator's condition Is as fa
vorable as could he expected. Tho
Initial symptoms havo abated and
Improvement has commenced. The
dlatuibance of speech Is less mark
ed, pulse "2. temperature normal and
he Is resting comfortably. There aro
no indication.! pointing to tho prob
ability of unfavorable developments
at this time.
CITED FOR CONTEMPT.
Muskogee Bank Officials Required to
Produce Donds in Federal Court.
Miihkogee, Okla., Fob. 21. -J. II.
.Jones, president of the Oklahoma
Trust company of this city, was cited
for contempt of the federal court here
today because he had not produced In
couit an isiue of $90,000 iu city bonds
Issued to a ennstiuctlon company ai d
supposed to be in the possession of
Jones. The bonds have not yet bee.t
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New Orleans, I.a., Fob. 22.
Tho weather forecast for
Oklahoma for t night Is un
settled and colder, except In
the southeast. Wednesday
fair and co.der.
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BERNARD SHAW SAYS
"You novor can toll," hut
we tell you that If you want
to eat the purest and finest
Chocolates and Cream Can
dles lis thv- w.rld, ask your
dealer for "CROWN lilt AND."
Our label ofrovory box. Hnvo
uo other. Made in Oklahoma.
CROWN BOTTLING 4
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HIGHEST YET FOR HOGS.
BELLE FROST WINS'
FORTY ACRES IN TOWNSITE OF
MILL CREEK WITH IMPROVE.
MENTS IS HERS.
U, S, SUP, COURT YESTERDAY
Secretary of Interior Cancelled Her
Allotment Certificate Several Years
Ago Her Offer of Compromise Was
Washington. I). C. Feb., 22 -The
supreme court In an opinion today by
j.kihtlce Rrewer decided In favor of
j ll'dle Frost, Chickasaw Indian, w.'i
I 1irtttirtif tun inl n ftiti hi ti rwitiul t tt ( a I'loieu
ago against th secretory of the In-
terlor to prevent cancellation of her t
idlo.nient certlllcate and complete do-1
livery of patent to her lor a portion of j
thr town of Mill Creek. Mrs. Frost
was represented in the suit by Kap-
pier Merrllat of Washington, I), l ,
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History of Case,
decision by the court of last
a very Important case
that has been in the courts for sov
eral years. iMra. Rellu Frost Is th
wife of While Frost one of tho old
time yfitlzcns of thls country, her
nanio was Cotton and she is of In
dian extraction and has cltl.enshlp
rights In the Chlcknsaw nation. I.,
taking her allotment she selected forty
acres of land adjoining the townslte
of Mill Creek, the town was growing
unil thu forty ncre w
'rin. "town!1 got
busy nnd petitioned the secretary of
the Interior to cancel thnt portion of ,
tho allotment of Mrs. Frost. The !
secretnry did enter the order cancel-'
ling the allotment certificate to tho
forty acres and making tho property
townslte property. Mrs. Frost through
, her attorney appealed to the Dawes
Commission at Muskocee. The com- '
mission decided for the town and
against tho woman. 'Mrs. Frost then
took her case to the local courts of th
District of Columbia and there won
her suit. The secretary took the
case to tho court of appeals of th
District of Columbia and 'telle Frost
won ngaln. From that court the sec
retary took the question to tin; su
preme court of the United States an 1
In an opinion by Justice Rrewer the
woman won out asaln.
Ry tho terms of this decision Mrs.
i-rest becomes the owner of forty
acres of land In the townslte of Mill
Creek. .Many of the lots are rlceiy
Improved with -good homos, 'barns,
etc. She offered sometime ago to
tho home owners on tho plot of
ground If they would vacate the prop
erty and save hor from further liti
gation she would give them tho im
provements on their lots, The cit
izens refused to make the agreement
and It Is probable that she will now
take Jill the property and also the Im
provements, MAYOR ENJOINED.
Qulnton, Okla., Municipal Officers Re- I
strained from Renting Theatre.
iMcAlestor. Okla.. Feb. 21 . Ouy
Curry, an attorney from Qulnton, rep- ,
resenting several good citizens, secur- 1
ed a temporary Injunction in tho mi- i
perlor court today restralrlng the
mayor and town trustees of Qulnton
from carrying out a contract to repair
and rent for a theater n building liulU
for school purposes. The petlMonors
contend that a town cannot lawfully
embark ln tho show business, 1
Ardinnrflte Wnnt AO are the bent
If you want only tho best
there is no uso for yru to
look around, come to us.
Everything in meats and
groceries, and our prices
W- A. GILLIAM
E. Main St.
l frleht fin, r (rfit:i .in SinJunii In ,. A' I.
'fvrlflf fill, r If'y..'! 'in StJt(A?i
Yes, Harold, Dear
SlllCC yOU haVC bCCIl
nnrn fnr n hnmn in thn
I will no longer withhold the answer you
How wise the ladies are, to be sure. They
know the evil of rent paying. There is no ar
gument so forceful with the one you love as
the alluring prospects of a HOME.
Young man, get busy! We hold the Jtey to
I yur happiness and prosperity. See us at once.
WALTER A. EVANS &
OVER THE CITY NATIONAL BANK
WILL BANKS ISSUE
Washington, D. C. Fob. 22 Wheth
er the banks of tho United States
are getting ready to iaauo emer
gency currency Is tho (lucutlou that
Is puzzling Representative Shackle
ford of Missouri, who today intro
duced In tliu house a resolution call
ing upon the hecrotary cf tho treas'
ury for Information bearing upon
Hall tonight, opikmUc
$500,000.00 of life insurance money to
loan at 8 per cent annual interest. No brokerage to
pay. Privilege to pay off and stop interest, large loans
handled as well as small. Prompt service.
City Loans on desirable improved property.
Wanted, to buy some desirable farm lands.
A list of your for sale, trade or exchange property
See me before placing your business.
O. L. CHANCELLOR
Office Randol Rldg.. over Dltiler
Office phono 141. Res. phone !I22
TELEPHONE NO. 190
Will bring you the nicest and best ih sed carriages in
Ardmore. We have two bran new carriages, good teams
and do our own driving. We give all calls prompt atten
tion Try us and be convinced that cur service is prompt.
We make calls anywhere, any time, night or day
SO thoughtful 3S tO pre-
MAY CALL STRIKE
ON THE B, k 0,
Raltlmore, Md., Feb. 22. Tho
wage negotiations between tho Bal
timoro & Ohio conductors and train
men nnd thu company ended today
The whole matter now goes back
to the rank and file, who will vote
on tho question ot a strike, which
the brotherhood officials regard as
a troi,g possibility.
Hall tonight, opposite
Dry Goods Co,