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The Ardmoreite Is the Only Neiospaper in Southern Oklahoma Receiv'mg the Associated Press News Service
iMotliiiiR I'ren'.'li dry ,'icd
FIRE ESCAPES built and erect
cd to conform with city find
tnto law, have us to do It
loncs-Emctl Machine Co.
mid steam presort.
French dry cleaners m .
Phono 11)0 Hlue.
AKDMORK, OKLAHOMA TlltMlSDAY HV1CN1NU KKIiKUAItY 2! 11)10
Neckwear, braid pins, hair goods,
novelty belts, tinsel niching. La
Valiers broaches, shopping bags,
Numerous other little accessories
not here mentioned await yourinspection.
Hair Goods The demand is so threat
for all kinds of hair goods at present, de
liveries arc slow. We arc receiving
switches, braids, turhants. etc., daily. If
it's not here today it may be tomorrow.
Wc received today new braids and swit
ches and expect others daily.
Come in and look at the new things
Welcome to look, welcome to buy.
New Arrival Misses' and Children's Oxfords.
i CONVICTS HERE
ON PUBLIC WORKS
A GOOD NATURED LA30RER
STARTS JOKE THAT BROUGHT
LABOR COMMISSIONER HERE.
in the wnj of a "hurrah" one of
the workmen on the city dam told
some of the Ardmore laborers he
utw a trtato convict taken from tho
penitentiary and put on the public
works In this city, and also that '
Mime of the statu teams were here
;rnd beliiR used on the works at the
eity dam. The report at once Rrw
Into a bis rumor that convicts and (
ntate teams were doing the work
thnt Anlmore labor was entltleil to j
and the lawr. of the state were bcliiK .
related. The man learning "the re-1
ixirt did the proper thins and sent'
tor State I-abor Commissioner Chas. ,
Dausherty to come and inake an In-.
estlgatlon. Me did mi. Mr. Daush-'
erty was here yesterday artenioon 1
and today. He saw the contractor. ,
V. Jirodnax. and the men on the 1
works, and will make another visit
to the lake this afternoon. Mr.
Dausherty s.ays ho found no convict '
laborers here and found no state
teams, lie says labor Is in i,om
. ondltUn in Ardmore and that tho
mayor 'und city coiuinlt-sloners are
dolns tho fair thing toward the la-1
tior Interests. He comuiended the
fellow who sent the report to hlni
In tho future it will be cash on
delivery for everything wo soil.
We pay the cash anil will siive
vou money If you trade with us.
We handle, the luest In meats
The Cash Market
Hon C. Forbes, Prop.
When in Need
Of anything kept in a i'iy
f,'00tlsslo. i', a jrcot ry slot i,
a htmlwuro stoic ir wh' ii
you neetl tinylhinjc try
J. Matt Moore Son
ami ali! the proper ooureo hail been
punnicd to set at tlio iKittom of the
trouble and t brlnj; about any re
Mr. Djusherty lias mot many of
his olil tlini' friends while here. Ho
!-, a printer by trade and enjoys
.i wy wide aeiiiialntanre In news
ROCK ISLAND TO
WILL RECONSTRUCT AND SHORT.
EN ITS LINE BETWEEN KAN
SAS CITY AND SAINT LOUIS.
St. l-ouli,, Mo., Keb. 2 1.--An ap
propriation of approximately $1,000,
000 for reconstrtujilou and shorten
lug of the Uoelt Island between St.
I.ouls and Kansas City was announc
ed today. The read Is already tho
.hortost between these two cities.
Are You Looking for the Best
If so we htive it. Our lint'
is fiomploU', our equipment
tliobost. Kvorytli'mg cloan
and sanitary. WY arc at
Phono us your order.
Cold Storage Market
Ramsey & Ramsey
Farm and City Loans
Wc insppct our own loans
20H W. Main St.
Murwcll tV: Dexter are
iiukiuy farm loans, as
heretofore without any
delay, They inspect all
lands and paycashdown.
Office over Guaranty
DR. J. H. HULL ARRESTED FOR
CONNECTION WITH DEATH OF
IS CONFIDENT OF ACQUITTAL
Physician Says Professor Vaughn
Died of Natural Causese and That,
He Will Prove It Special Grand j
Jury Convened Today.
M nioe City. Mo., l-Vb. 21. Dr. . I.
II, Hull wiik arrested here today
on a warrant Issued In connection
with the deiuh of Professor V'aushan,
by Justice .1. H. Carrothers, at the
reipinst of l'ldsecutlns Attorney U"i
ser. "I am conlldent that It will be
shown that Professor Vaughn died
fiom natural causes," Hull said after
his arrest. "I am well acquainted
with 111 in and with his wife's family
and hue treated theju at times,
and It Is my opinion that Vaughn
,was a sufl'eri from Ifrlght's dis
ease." Hull denied that iie had visited
(Jiiiney with the other suspect, whose
name has been frequently mention
ed during the Interview and who
Ins not been arrested.
'Dr. Hull's lawyer, It. A. McOlln
iock did not ask lor a writ of ha
beas corpus. Dr. Hull. In the custody
of the officer left at noon for Kirks-villi-.
Special Grand Jury.
Kllkuvllle. Mo., Keb. 21. A spe-1
clal grand Jury convened here this
afternoon to Investigate the death
of Prof. Vaughn. It is expected that
but two witnesses will be eMiniined.
.Imlge Khelton, in Instructing the
grand Jury, snld:
"In the opinion of the prosecuting
attorney, an emergency has arisen In
tlie community making it necessary
to convene a second grand Jury. On
this suggestion, f ordeied these gen
tlemui brought here to constitute
that Jury. ' Continuing, he said "I
shall not discuss the occasion for
It. but the prosecuting attorney will."
Wreck on Katy.
Dellison, Texas, Keb. 2II. As tho
result of a re.ir-end collision be
tween two Katy freight trains at
Caney today, ,1. A. Cole, englnrer;
C W. Kangstou, fireman, and .1. C.
Mar low, stockman from Archer City,
Texas, were seriously Injured. The
wreck-age caught fire and one ca
boose, seteral cars and tho wni'ked
engine was desiroyed. The Injured
men were brought to the Katy hos
IS UNDER ARRES
I two weeks ago and the lines wero
Fire Alarm Late Yesterday. , drawn so elocly that practically v j
The fire department was called j 'ry member of the house was pledg
i cut late yesterday afternoon by an J 'd one way or the other before the i
i alarm turned In from II street and i hill ever ca.ne to roll call.
Second avenue, northwest. The riro 1 The bill as finally passed by the
was caused by a flue burning out ' house carries two sections; one abol
and no damage resulted. ' Ishlng the state dispensary and the I
. ' other pr vidlng that all confiscated
Hcgo, Nine Seventy-Five.
Kt. IOllls, Mo Feb. 21. Mvo hoj;
sold here today for y."5.
Money and Land
Money loaned on land at S per
We pay strict attention to nil
applications for loans and km
the money without delay. Wo
liavo purchasers for farms, who
will buy, also have lauds for
sale. Ket us know your wants.
LEDBETTER & WIMBERLY
Hledsoe Hide. Phone till!
Buy Your KodaK
films tit Webbs Studio
and use his Kodaks
The best in photographs,
always at Webbs'
Eight years in Ardmore
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ALARM AT 1;30 THIS MORNINC. (
TWO 2-stohy siUNt muusl;.
A telephone mmsn..- to the Ard
moreite from Modlll today tell th
story of n disastrous lire nich occur
red there lust night. On the v. .nt li1t
of the sipiaiu two n-ntory moiie build
Ii.rs w're destroyed together wlt'i
I their contenu eutiilllng a loss of
One building was tln property o'
l.ln Wlllhims, the olhci beloiiKed to
.1. It. Douahoo. Olio or the stores u'n
occupied by It. H. Ktrmtt with a
stock of drugs mid the o'her contain- j
(ii a grocery stock owned by Xleliols .
The lire stnrtei nt 1:"0 this mos.i
ing III the nlTlcu or l.lu William'.
Justice of the ponce. The origin .if
the b'a.e is not known.
Nearly all of the Ioer In the llr
carried Insurance anil It Is said the
liulUllnK will ln placed back In 'is
short a time as possible ard will prob
ably be occupied by the same 111"--chants.
Those who lost heaviest are
well known In Animus
GETS HARD BLOW
THE HOUSE PASSES REPEALING I
MEASURE ABOLISHING DISPEN- '
SARY DESTROYING LIQUORS
Cutbrle. Okla., Keb. 2!!. Tho house
of representatives of tho special ses- i
slon of the Oklahoma legislature
today passed a substitute measure
by Representative Ross of lAWton, 1
'aballslilng the state liquor dlspensa- ,
ry system, by a vote of "l to "t
Twcnty-M'ven democrats and thirty
four republicans voted for tho bill !
and thirty democrats and one repub- j
Mean, Representative Itlxon of OU
fuskeo county voted against It. Af
ter the bill was passed any possl-1
hie reconsideration was blocked liy .
the motion to reconsider being ta-1
The passage of this bill was hotly
contested from the time that Repre-1
seiitatlve Ross offered his substitute
liquor mest be distroyed Immediate
ly. FRANK HUNT
Phone til W. Main Ht.
Notice Ml prices quoted on
circular subject to ehanue
No worry about liiu;li prices
when you do your urocery buy
BERNARD SHAW SAYS: IX
it ' You never can tell," but tt
tt we tell you that If you want Jt
tt to eat the purest and finest it
Chocolate and Cream Can- tt
dies In the werld, ask your tt
dealer lor VIIOWN IHtA.VI)." tt
t Our label on every box. llnvo tt
tt no other. .Made In Oklahoma, tt
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BY AGREEMENT OF ATTORNEYS,
PRELIMINARY HEARING CON
TINUED TILL NEXT MONTH
HB WAS RENEWEO
p,0sccutor ConMiiin Has Not Yd
Received Reply to Request That
Hyde Appear Defore Special Grand
Jury Now In Session.
Kansas City. .Mo., Keb. HI. In ac
conlnnce with an agreement of the
Interested attorney, the preliminary
hearing of Dr. Hyde, charged with
the murder of Colonel Swopc, was
cnntimu'il until March Itli, when the'
euse was called before the Justice ,
of the peace at Independence today.
Hyde's bond, which was fixed ai.
$1,000. was renewed.
.Prosecutor Colliding has not yet
received a reply to his requit that
Hyde appear before the iipeHal
Xt and Juiy.
Farm Work Progressing.
.1. (!. Dixon was a lsltor here
today from Chagrin, lie says many
of the farmers have every fvot of ,
their land broken for this year's i
crop and are further advanced with
their work than ever befftio at j
this season or the year. Kully one
fourth more land Is In cultivation !
this year than thcro was last and !
the cotton acreage will be Increased '
nlMiut Ii". per cent. The larger i
portion of the Increase Is dm to tho
Increase In tho number of acrus In
ultivntlou. Ho says the attractive
ptlco paid for hogs has Induced !
many people to sell all or nearly ,
all the hogs they had, still ho thinks
theiv are plenty of stock hogs In i
When girls blush with einli.irra i
ment they think It a burning shame .
Good Things to Eat
Fresh moats of all kinds
Everything fresh nd
clean. Prompt doli . Oi ;
J. A. CLARK'S
Meat lih unJO'(r PurJr
For bargains in the Wheeler
Oil DIstrlet, Arhuekle Mining
District and Wsslilta Valley
IhikIs. I buy "reat from the
allottee which snves the pur
chaser a nice ninrin
B. S. CURTIS
Olllce Sims Pennington llhi.
Ollleo l'lionu oil, Hes. Phono
If you want only tho best
thi'ii is no use for you to
look around, come to us.
Everything in meats and
groceries, and our prices
W. A. GILLIAM
13. Main St.
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, Como to see. us.
Parker Printing Company
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Papa and Baby Celebrate
The purchase of a pair of lots in the beautiful
And the making of a building contract for a
It is nothing more than every rent payer in
Ardmore can and ought to do. There is no
reason or excuse for continuing to pay rent with
this great opportunity before them. The most
desirable lots are being sold at a rapid rate, and
every day's delay is time wasted. Remember
"The mill will never grind again,
! With the water that is past."
j DON'T WAIT, DO IT NOW. See
Walter A. Evans ? Company
THIS VERY DAY AND HOUR
OVER THE CITY NATIONAL BANK
ATTEMPT TO BRIBE
MAN WHO IS PUSHING PROSECU
TION OF MEAT PACKERS CASE
SAYS BRIBERY WAS TRIED.
New York. N. V., Feb. 21. An at
tempt has been made to bribe Pro-
cutor Cravens of Hudson county. New-
Jersey, to drop the proceedings or the
meat packers' case, acconllllK to a
statement made today by an official
of (! ravens' office.
Kveu real state men occasionally
build castles In the air.
$500,000.00 of life insurance money to
loan at S per cent annual interest. No broKeraje to
pay. Privilege to pay ofT 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 ext hane property
Sec me before placing your business.
O. L. CHANCELLOR
Office pluxui 111 Ites. phone
TELEPHONE NO. 190
Will brin ou the nicest and best t h sed carriages in
Ardmore. Wc have two bran new carnages, ot d teams
and do our own driving. We give all calls prompt atten
tion. Try us and be convinced that our service is prompt.
Wc make calls anywhere, anv time, night or day
FILE SUIT AGAINST
j Cuthrie, Okla.. Keb. SI.- At- a
tt tacking the constitutionality of tt
i tt tho Oklaohma two-cent and re- tt
tt (I need freight laws, tho Hock tt
. tt Island ami Frisco tiled a suit In tt
tt the I'nlted States circuit court
Ik e today. tt
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llVimudsslouers Ilnrnltt and llrldi;
man and '.Mayor t'otner left today for
1 a visit to points north to Inspect tho
. Ultra! ion plants In other Oklahoma,
Office Itandol Illdfi., over Dltxler
Ory Goods Co,