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The, Ardmoreite Is the Only Newspaper in Southern Oklahoma Receiving the Associated Press News Service
mht FARTHING BROTHL Clothing French dtyelenni 7RE ESCAPES built nnd erect ctl to conform with city nml Rtatu laws, hnvo us to do It Joncs-Evcrctl Machine Co, nnd stonm pressed. Only Froneh dry cleaners In city, i Phono 10(1 Illuo. 7 , VOLUME XVI ARDMORE, OKLAHOMA TUESDAY EVKN1NG MAUCII I NUMBER 228 AT MEETING LAST NIGHT FINAL MOVE WAS MADE TO SECURE BIG HOTEL; DONATIONS INCREASED DISTRICT COURT ROOM WAS PACKED WITH "LIVE WIRES" AND EN THUSIAM RAN RIOT IN KINAL EFFORT TO RAISE FUNDS NECES SARY TO PURCHASE SITE CO MMITTEES DUSY TODAY AND THE MONEV is FORTHCOMING. i i lull wng set to rollliiK Inst I I t at the tmiM ineetliiK held to 'i n-h uiiitlnR the amount needed for 1- ' i w '.otel. Alter several old time . i 'Im.ii.ii-tu' speucliPH were made com mit'i'iK utn appointed to xo through tire In ttse and lo'lclt Klilltlotml n no tiitH (;ooil results were obtained Mi t way and wlion the amounts were j oUU rt .1. It. Pennington, who wis i iitK us fliHlrumn, eiiKKcitt ! thtit ' ry mail fou thu lint raise IiIb iiV Mtlptlon twenty per cent. All thoie i. ho would ugree to rnlgp were re- ... I . . ,, , . i in. iti-d to stand then came the hen- ... , ... . station or tne evening. There waa a l,ir,e eiowd who voluntarily rose, but some of Ulnae who hail given largely and felt they should go no lurther In Jus'lce to themselves hesitated a mo ment. .1. II. Spragins nnd licit Simp son sat with their heads close togeth er What each was going to do was tho query of the other. Mr. Simpson began with a. dare. He would stand the raise If .Mr. Spragins would ho hhou'il have known lie would have got ten Ii'h dare called for Mr. Sprnglns lore and by so doing agreed for t suifcrlptlon to be raised one-llfth more. C n.mltttes wore at work today si dig those who wore not at the .ni' ting last night and they report that almost unanimously the sub-serib'-rs to the fund are HKreelii? to th- mine and beyond any doubt the e 'Hi sum will be raised before the option ixplrcs. A telegram iicn-prinii the property will be sent to W. C. 1 k,( r at Paris, Texas. 'I m property to bo bought Is locat ed n the corner of North Washington and 1 roadway and is occupied m the pri.unt v me Chickasaw Luinl)." (lanpanj. The lumber company has an aurecnient with the hotel promot trs by which they will v..i.:ite the lie petty immediately alter the deal lias 1 ii closed and It looks now veiy much Ilk workmen will be placi d on h site to elenr It before the llrst day of April. The lumber eomp.ii has purchased a site on Wet Ma.n stiit t formerly tho property of Sidney St' i, n .mi this property will be an .La 'c.ilir.n for the lumberyard. U ae meeting last night, Mr. ivn i liuton, who had been appointed chilli man to raise the funds, stated the oiijftt of tho meeting to he to i .use about J-i,30( whlc'i was m edi .1 to clmli thu proposed liotd. lie s-niil Vrdmore needed every JiOa.OOO bul'd lug It, could got, he ouV.incd Mr. Fra Icy's proposition In which ho ap:cd Ill I 1 1 LI II IIUU1 Liiaiillh WAVtHDU' th furnishings at a cost of one hnn 'red thouaand dollars If the proposed tite were purchased by the pcop'e of the town, lie said the deal must bo closed at once, If cloiod at all, he told of letters ho had received from vtuIoiiB portions of tho United Stat -s nrkiti: imiulrlos concerning the nil teilal to be used, the though! w.n r iUB'it homo to tho people thai they wru expected to innko good or the town wou'd be given a black tye 'n the (ommerclnl world and that as an advi itlseniont to the town the hot-1 was worth tho price. Co', peak made a good talk in which he urged all portions of the town to come togother set out cf the habit or holding back on d'-M'- wIito they made only five cents mil the other fellow tnailo a dime, he urged tho building of the hotel o:t llroadway and the Masonic Temple on Main street, he said there was a boom Just ahead and that boom had a wt'l be ftarted at thh meeting. 11" ' ehetif;' for hU good talk .ledge ranipbe'l said the ry: a of :li -picp'e of the itate wre upon u. we f 'II on thl proposition wc In 1 as well sit down and nover attenip to do aaythlns elio, his story of Sam .lore, tho colored man who bwiuh out his offl-e, Blvlng $:0 to tho d'Ml brousht cheers from tho crowd, he gavo a substnntlul Increaso to his own subscription and hla speech resulted In stltrlnt; ujt considerable cntlnulam-i. Col. H. A. Simed of l.owton was prelum. Me said Aidmore wns a blu ffer nml a letter tewn than Law ton but suggpsied the need of more bnostir. He to-.:! of seeming tie railroad fiom Wichita Full, miothi from Altus find said they were now at work to connect l.awton ami Arrt- i mole with a new Hue of toad. He told or their hotel proposition and sn'd It had bton worth what It cm-t the town merely a an advirtUliiK prop osition. He went into history and ..1.1 ..f t.. I.ilnw.. I..... I. ... Ill Wlllf, Ill 41 I IIIIIIU l' nill'll II l I , . ... , , a larger town than Oklahoma Oit anil when it was the best town In ..'I i Iiullan Territory or Oklahoma and urged the people to set busy an ' ;nln , soaie of the pi entire it had lost. dipt. WhlttliiKtou nddrexved the i meeting. He made the people a propo sition to tako hold of the Whlttlnston betel offering 10 per cent of the stock ' guaranteeing S per cent dividend nnd 'bring the people togther. lie said 1 $2o.0iH Invested In n factory would mean mote to the town than to Invest it In n hotol. I.. II. I.ovu told of the application :of the 1'ied Harvey company to take j tlu miiuugement of tho new hotel ati-l I wild It meant more to the town than I anything elso the people had before i them. He said the Whlttlngtnn hotel ! would make more money than It was 1 mnklng now, that more people would eonie to Ardiuore and gave Instances 1 of hotels in other elite that had been benellted by the building of more pre tentious hostelrles. The nioetlns closed while scores of people stood around the desk sub scribing to the bonut or raising the aim unt they had already given. Money and Land Money loaned on land at S per cent in'erost ipayublo annually. We pay strict at tent km to nil applications for laans and u;ct tho money without delay. We have purchasers fur fni'nis, who will buy, also have lands for sale. Let iih I now your wants. LEDBETTER & VJMBERLY Uledaoe llldi;. l'honeCIO Farm Loans 1 unveil & Dexter arc making farm loans, as heretofore without any delay. They inspect all lands and pay cash down. Office over Guaranty State Bank. FRANK HUNT Phono 01 W. Mnln St. iriM mBTrmri Xotieo All prices quoted on circular nulijeot to change. No worry about high prices when you do your grocery buy ing here. :: :: xx xx xx xx xx xx xx xx xx tx xx xx SI :t :: xx xx xx tx it xx u MANY REASONS, There are many reasons why you rhouU use Crown Hrand Hoods. The main reason Is "TJIKY AMK IVKTTKIt." A home product, bo sure to ask for tho Crown llroud, CROWN BOTTLING A MFC. WORKS. Morgan J. Hays, Prop, and Mgr. tt tt tt u tt tt tt tt tt t: tt tt tt tt tt tt tt tt As Big Hotel I-,ammMummTMMm-wmmrKwrmwmiammrim mi umi ia,itfwwiiaiiiroiwiiiiawwriwiiwiiMHwjMM,inmi i , i , mn 1 m 1 -i mi . tlillwii I ITiTlIT BOATS COLLI i PAULHAM'S SEARCH IX il'iy Is generally fair. Cobb r ii :: tonight. FERRY BOATS COLLIDE IN FOC ON THE DELAWARE RIVER NEAR PHILADELPHIA TODAY. Pilot of the Ferry Coat Camden Witn Six Hundred Passengers on Board, Crashed Into Another Boat Sev eral Hurt by Crashed Glass. Philadelphia, IM., .March 1. Nine pirroiia were Injured by the broken lUl.m f terry boats during tho donae j i fog on the Dehtivare river. Tn pilot of the ferry boat Cam-tb-ti, wha al hundred iiasienyora. , ruifilied into the Wenonah. The Ciint- Uu'rf abin win cru!he l In. Seera! piloins .verc Jit jut oil by the -nulled :la Tr'ii' wan ii pante on ta li.i.r . but tt qtlitkb allaynl. ParkerPrintingCo's.TradeMark C ST.VNIW roll "2 PAKKKIt, tiii: I'ltiNTCit I'ositiNely I'rouipt IVciillarly Perspicacious Perfect Pilntlng Powerfully Pleasine; Call and See Us. Old City Hall Building SATISFIED Hi' .: i'i.-. linn 1 v. 1 l.ae :s a H.HIi".. 1 ins'.omu. We hand e on) he lieht In Mat- and (!ro-c.-riis nnd always send wlnt yr a order. THY rs. W. A. GILLIAM Phone 66 E. Mnln St. When in Need Of anything Uopt in a dry goodssto , u gt'Locry fitoi e, a hardware sloro t r v. hen you need anything try J. Matt Moore & Son Phone 212 III rzs Will Appear When Completed t: t: it xt xx xx xx xx xx xx xx NEW WARSHIPS FOB UNCLE SAM'S NAVY HOUSE COMMITTEE VOTES CON STRUCTION OF BATTLESHIPS, AND OTHER BOATS. Washington, Ii. C Mcli. I. The lwmci. flll 111 I M tit r.ll llrlV'll !llffllru III. .......... ... day voted for the construction of two battleships, one repair ship, 'two fleet lur nml four submarines. W. (i. Chancellor has Fold his resi dence In northeast Ardiuore to (lay Keol. This Is one of the beet homes In the second ward and was sold for a vi ry reunonable sum. Mr. Chancel lor luu bctubt several sections of land 1n western Texas and has bought si .Li pioptr.y In Oklahoma City and win moe there n a few wn'k". Ire You Looking forlhe Best If so we have it. Our line io complete, our equipment thobost. Kvorylhing uloan and sanitary. Wo are at your command. Phone us your order. Cold Storage Market l'liono 12 Phono fill Ramsey 8c Ramsey Farm and City Loans We insppct our own loans 2C(i W. Main St Ardmore, Buy Your KodaK Films at Webbs' Studio and uso his Kcduks FREE Tho host in photograph?, always at Wobbs' Eight years in Ardmore Okln. M m Nt-'W YOT.K OFFJCER IN ST.. LOUIS AWAITING ARRIVAL OF THE FRENCH AVIATOR. followed across country , Officer Reached Phoenix, Arizona, and Oklahoma City After P.-mlham'o Dc I parture Latter In Kansas City I Today. St. I.ouls. ,Iu .Moh. 1. A deputy United States ninrshnl from New York arrived hero this morning to await tho arrival or l.ouln I'aulhain, the I-'reneh aviator, In an endoavor to servo an order, secured 'by the at torneys of the Wright Hrnthcrs. re straining him from einitlnuinit flights j in this country. The deputy has chased I'alnham half way across the country, arriv ing In Phoenix, Arizona, and Oklaho ma City, only n few hours after the nvla.or had left. Paulham Through Kansas City. Kansas City, Mo., .Mcli. 1. Paulhnm, 1 the French aviator, passed through 1 Kansas City this morning on his way : to St. Louis. He didn't discuss the j Wright's Injunction, except to say that he believed that It would not stand ,f. O. Johnson was today fr m Herwyn. a vlsljor here Good Things to Eat Fish Oysters Fresh meats of all hinds lusher moats (Vilifuinia fruits liverythin fresh n d d .in Prompt doli vo4. J. A. CLARK'S Mmt, Hill unJ Oy$ltr Vdrlur Phone QHH SEE ME Tor barf,'nlttH In tho Wheeler 1)11 District, Arhueklo Mining Dihtrlot nnd WuhIiUiv Valley lands. 1 buy direct from tho ullotteo which nave the pur ehiiHer u nice miirxin B. S. CURTIS Olllco Sims I'unuliiKtoii HIUk' Ollleo Phono oil, lies, l'liono 850 Hod, ''' V'', 1909, tr Mttrjfi The Story Has Been Told You arc all now familiar with the beautiful Walcotl Addition to Ardmore And you must realize what this ments and improvements means to the investor. We have told the story without embelishment or exaggeration You must admit that the property cannot help increasing in value two, three or four fold. If you do not want to embrace the opportunity offered you, it is not our fault. We have told you the truth. If the people of Ardmore do not want to reap the rich harvest within the grasp of purchasers in this Addition, others will; but don't blame us if you lose your opportunity. Our ollice is over the City National'Bank, and we arc at your service. Visit us; command us; use us do anything with us; but don't blame us for your own short-sightedness Yours for a greater and a better Ardmore, Walter A. Evans & Co. TEN DOLLAR HOG ANOTHER TERM FOB IS REALITY NOW HOGS SOLD IN THE ST. LOUIS MAR KET TODAY AT TEN DOLLARS PER HUNDRED. St. here Louis, today Alo., Mcli. 1. Hogs sold for $10 per hundred. Nearlncj Ten In Kansas City. Kana8 City, Mo., Men. 1. Hogs sold here today nt $0.75. .lohn Keller of Davln, a former res ident of this city, was a Idler her.-today. FARM T PANS $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 solicited. See me before placing your business. O. L. CHANCELLOR Office pho:.o Hi lies, phono 321' TELEPHONE NO. 190 Will bring jou the nicest and best closed carriages in Ardmore. Wc have two bran new carriages, good teams and do our own driving. Wc give all calls prompt atten tion Try us and be convinced that our service is prompt. We make calls an) where, any time, night or day CHANCELLOR BROS. i.iiM ' Sfndicnlt, Int., iV, Y. property, with its environ SAMUEL MARKS ST. JOSEPH MAN RELEASED FROM FEDERAL PRISON TAKEN INTO CUSTODY BY STATE. Leaviuworth, Kan., Mcli. l.Sac ue! Marks, a real estate promoter oi St. Joseph, i.Mo., who was released frcm the federal prlion today, wis Immediately re-iirro6ted nnd taken to .lefferfon City to serve a sentence of ten years for selling forged nioit gagi s. The state had allowed the fed eral authorities first claim 011 the prisoner. Ottlco Handol Hldg., over DItzler Dry Goods Co.