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City Schools Open September 11 with Best Corps of Teachers in the State and $100,000 High School Building Coming
Clothing French dry cleaned
and steam pressed. Only
French dry cleaners in city.
Phone 49d blue.
Our foundry Is In operation, and
we are making titip castings of All
kin is. we bav? u few hitch weights
In stuck to move ijuli k.
lones-Evereit Machine Co.
ARDMORE, OKLAHOMA TIH IISDAY EVENING AUGUST .51 liUl
FKTN. I I IK
ONE MAN BURNED T. TH
AND ANOTHER SERIOU.. A
JURED EARLY TODAY.
Door of Room Occupied by E. V.
Evans, Photographer, Found Locked
Fire Believed to Be Work of In
cendiaries. Topcka. Kan., Aug. Ill -One in;m
v 'as burned to death, another serious
ly injured auj a property los cxceed
i ii K $lii0,non resulted here en .- this
morning from u lire M ;)ie mi.sinev?.
K. V. Kvan-', a photographer, who
lived in his studio, lost his life. The
door leading to his offiee. through
which he might have escaped, was
locked and he was unaldo to break
it down. x
K, H. Bancroft, acting fire chief, was
slightly lmrt by falling ceiling.
The fire was started in a furniture i
store, and it is believed to have been
l incendiary origin.
ARMED MEN SCOURING COUNTRY
NEAR DURANT FOR ANOTHER
NEGRO RACE FEELING HIGH.
liiirant. Okla., Aug. IllJ. Five hun
dred armed men are tonight search
ing the country east and south of
Durant for a negro who today chased
Mrs. ,r. S. Ferrell and her children
t!irou:h a. cotton patch at their home
near IMrtie. If captured the negro
will probably be lynched. The negro
was noticed bv one of the children'"" formality of asking if there were
who saw him creeping through the "ihers, and was greeted by a chorus
cotton. When the child ran screaming
t its mother the negro pursued and
chased Mrs. Ferrell and children to-1
ward the house. He was frightened
awav bv .fames Melton, a neighbor, 1
who fired twice at him. Officers were
notified and with citizens soon went
in search of the negro. Late tonight
be was reported headed south toward
Colbert, where there are many ne
groes. This Is the third attempted negro
outrage in this county since the kill-,
ing of a woman by a negro at Durant
about two weeks ago. A general ex-
pulsion of negroes may result as re-!
cent assaults have alarmed the entire
county. It i probable that serious j tomorrow. The delegates seized up
trouble may result. ' 0,1 t,lis as an ""ise for another out
The old" saying, oft heard durin j ,,reak of ai'Plause, which resulted-in
slaverv. "Naggers are bad in dog doys" ' "d.ioui nmenl. following Hie adoption
s ns'the onlv explanation of tlm epi-, ,,1P resolution that he entire body
demie of negro outrages which has lionlil march Immediately to Ma
terrorized this entire county for the ! ''''ro's home in Colonia Juarez,
past three weeks and which on at Impromptu speeches were there ev
least two oceasions have come dan-1 ''hanged and it was late in the night
gerouslv near 'Precipitating a war'of! 1,t'f"rp tin newly created politicians
extermination against the blacks.
State Organizer Lister Has Fine En
couragement in Tishomingo.
J. B. Lister, slate lecturer and or
ganizer of the Anti-Cigarette leasne. j
Big Bargains in Good Homes!
CCnfl Crner kot. 75.x ISO. 4 room frame cottape in
wUUU Kod repair, ono block from Main street, north
west. Improvements cost $750.
Aj "f PA Corner Lot. 75x140 on Stanley Boulevard, live
3r I lOU rooms, two halls and bath room. Water, gas
and sewerage. I improvements cost $2"50.
Corner Lot 75x140
Four acres in Lone drove. 5 rcom house, one
block from new school house. Improvements
Ru Direct from
Guarantee Stale hank ARDMORE, OKLA.
I has returned trom Tishomingo where
he lias iieen for the pant week ill the
interest of the work, lie reports that
he received much encouragement and
support and perfected an organization
in that town with the following mem
bers; Judge Nick Wolf, chairman; I'.
li Itrundige, 1!. II. Siott. li. W. Low
eiy, .1. ('. Home, Kd Creen and W. W.
Mellon are members of the committee.-
Sheriff .1. M. Williams will act
as juvenile officer mid will notil..'
store keepers to burn cigarette papers
and promises to enforce the la.,
against the sale of them. With the
-uppori of the sheriff and city mar
shal it begins to look as if "snipe
sucking" and "pill rolling" in Tisho
mingo will soon be a thing of the
past. Mr. Lister also received 'the
support of the superintendent of the
schools at Tishomingo and has been
invited to deliver one of his lectures
there as soon as school starts.
Mr. Lister will go to Havis tomor
loiu and begin the work there.
MADERO RECEIVES NOMINATION
OF PROGRESSIVE PARTY FOR
City of Mexico. Air:. "0. With no
dissenting voice, Francisco I. Madero
this afternoon received the nomina
tion of the progres.-ive party for pres
ident, but. Dr. Francisco Vnsiiue:'.
lloini'., his ohl running mate ami
I erstwhile agent of the revolution at
I Washington, was grilled by partisans
of three other candidates for the vice
When the convention adjourned to
night the candidacy of 710 other man
for the vice presidency than Vazquez
(loinez bad been considered. Jose
I'ino Saurez continued a favorite in
the betting, with Alfredo Kobles Do
uiinguez us second choice. A ballot
to night probably would have resulted
in a division of honors for third place
between Dr. Yasipiez and Fernando
.Madero was the only candidate for
the presidency whose name was
placed before the convention. No
speech was made. The chairman an
nounced his candidacy, went through
" sen.-,, o.. i.. ,
s,:' 1 1 n, i t to make a speech
1,1 Macro's aupport. The delegate!
sllon,p1 tlown a(1 caI,pd for aj
Nomination Is Unanimous.
It was unanimous. (An instant later
every delegate was on Ins feet and to
their chorus of vivas was added that
of the spectator in the galleries. For
fully ten minutes the u;roar contin
ued. At 0 o'clock toni-ht the committee
which had been sent to notify Ma
dero of his nomination reported that
he had accepted and had agreed to
appear before the body at 11 o'clock
left for their hotels.
Encampment Odd Fellows.
Friday night is regular meeting of.
the Kneampment. There is a vast
iitnount of business to transact, and,
a full attendance is requested. Uy
order of Acting (
on Stanley Houlevard.
DEFENSE IN BEATTIE TRIAL AN
NOUNCED TODAY THAT THERE
WILL BE NO INSANITY PLEA.
ATM COUSIN'S TESTIMONY
Defense Producing Witness to Refute
Evidence of Paul Beattie Witness
Says Paul Beattie Had the Shot
gun. Chesterfield Court House, 'a., Aug.
:',1. The defense in the Henry Clay
1,'eattie, Jr.. trial today definitely an
nounced that no insanity idea would
Coti'iiiued attacks on the testimony
of i'aul He it tie, as to the history of
the purchase of a shotgun for his
cousin, Henry Clay, the defendant,
was brought out at the trial today.
The statement from K. 11. N'elilitt that
he saw I'aul with the shotgun on tin
day after he claimed to have delivered
it to Henry, was most important. On
cross-examination, Neblitt isaid that
he had only given this information
to counsel for the defense. He says
he had not thought it of importance
until I'aul Iteattie denied it on the
The defense late yesterday pro
duced testimony confirming; Ileattie's
story of the bearded highwayman. W.
I;. Holland, who lives in the vicinity
of the Midlothian Turnpike, where
the tragedy occurred, declared that he
hail seen a bearded man with a Vliot
gun in that vicinity about rive hours
before the tragedy occurred. Eugene
llonshavv, a farmer, testified to see
ing a strange looking man prowling
around in that vicinity on several oc
casions previous to the night of the
The prosecution announces today
that it, will 'produce the man who
passed along the railroad at the time
te-itified to by Holland yesterday, who
was a squirrel hunter on that date.
LESLIE GALVIN AND SON, D. A.
GALVIN, OF MAITLAND, MIS
SOURI, KILLED TODAY.
OTHERS ARE SERIOUSLY HURT
Auto Turned Over, When it Struck
a Hidden Culvert Killing Two Gal
vins and Seriously Injuring Former
St. Joseph, .Mo., Aug. 111. Leslie i
(ialvin, of Maitland, .Mo., and his son.
I). A. (ialvin, a prominent banker, I
w ere instantly hilled and Harry Q. j
('rider, former ; ostmater of Mait-'
laud , was probably fatally injured
when their auto upset near .Marys
v'llf. Mo., today.
Hen.jamin Kdvvards and Charles It.
Callison of Maitland, were less seri
ously hurt. '
The auto strut!; a hidden culvert,
causing the machine to turn over.
WANTS BETTER PAY
FOR THE JUDGES
TAFT URGES IMPORTANCE OF SE
CURING "BEST MEN OF BAR"
FOR THE VARIOUS COURTS.
Boston, Mass., Aug. 31. President
Taft, addressing the meeting of the
American IJar Association here today,
on "The Need for Reform of Judicial
Proceed are." declared the need for ad
vancing Judicial salaries so "the best
77ie Weather !!
IS! New Orleans. I..i., Aug. ;',.
J! The weather fort-cart for Okhi-
j ti homa for tonight and Friday is
men of :.e liar" migui he secured for
the various i nai ls. The s.ii.ir.e- ,u
the uprcmo court. .1 i :-1 ice-, the piesi
.ill .-liOIlhl "i e ilu I eased.
TO BUILD ROAD IN DAY.
Thousand Men and 20 Tt.ims to Give
Ciiii kasha, okla., Aug ::u n is pro- i
posed to build the stale highway overj
the old Chisholm trail route through
this county in one day. 'in. t housami I
men and l!.ii teams will give their.
serv ices tree one (lay for the building
of the road. Kvery business man in
this city will hire a farmer to repre
sent, hint. The farmer along whose I
farm the road will .pass w ill enter in'o
it contract to drag the road after ev
FOR SEVERAL YEARS
PHILADELPHIA AMD VICINITY
DAMAGED BY OVERFLOW OF
STREAMS IN THAT SECTION.
l'hiladelpbia. I'a., Aug, ::i. -Philadelphia
and vicinity. Delaware and
New Jersey, is being swept by one
of the heaviest rain tonus in recent
Much damage litis been done by se-1
vere overflowing and the Hooding of
J. E. DU VAL
Hon't fail to M e I'rof. Im Val
famous clairvoyant and i.",ltnist,
you are worried or un
happy consult, him at
once. Just a word
spoken, :i lilt le advice
glveu may point the
way to success and
happiness. lie tells
you exactly what oil
wish to know concern
ing the very affairs in
which you are most
deeply interested. Are
you unhappy? Is tin re
a coldness growing; or interferenc
some one? The more sincere your
jeet, the Letter sen ice I'rof. )u
renders. Private parlors.
2: I) Street, southwest. Hour
a. m. to fi p. m.
$2 Clairvoyant Reading,
$1 Palm Reading, 50c
New Grocery Store
New crop Cereals. Flour
made from Mil wtieiit.
Fresh and crisp Vege
tables every day. : :
Will C. SCRIVNER
ONLY G DAYS
In which to take ad vantage
, of our l'hoto Sale
PHOTOS V4 PRICE
10 years in Ardtnore
Don't forget the $1-V 00 picture
that will be given away Sep
SLRVIVOriS FROM SOUTHEAST
ER STORM BHOUGHT INTO NEW
YORK FY STEAMER MOHAWK.
THETf BARELY ESCAPED DEATH
Men W"'e Clinginq to the Crumbling
Hulk of the Schooner Malcolm B
Sevivey, When Rescued by Passing
Vessel One Lest.
N'o.v York, i. Y.. Aug, Ml. Ten
seamen, who were snatched from
death in the great .-lorin that .hal
tered tile outh Allantic coast, were
brought hero by the steamer Molriwk,
Tiles. lay morning.
The Mohawk rescued tin in fioin
f li" i rumbling hulk of the si hoouc.
Malcolm li. Se.ivey, while the sea
was pounding the ship to pieces off
'Eleven men were oiiginallv- in the
schooner's crew, one Portuguese sail
or being swept overboard
Captain Dodge was almost helpless j
from the battering received while j
cliiig.ug to a spar.
Uegular meeting of Ardmore lie
l.ekah Lodge No. mi, I. O. (). F., will
be held tonight The hour of meeting
is s o'clock. Kvery member of the
order Is uracil to be present as busi
ness of importance will be trans
acted. MKS. (IKltTltl'DK TKIHtV.
IN CALL SESSION
COMPLETE ROSTER OF TEACH-
ERS ALL ARE READY NOW FOR
! OPENING OF SCHOOL.
The school i ma nl met in called ses
sion tit the city hall ihis morning for '
the pu.rpu.-e of electing teachers to ,
fill the vacancies tll.it existed ill !
the faculty. !
The teachers elected this morning
wen Mrs. Mary Hagvvcll, Miss Kthel !
Neilsou and Miss Until llopson. The
election of these teacher. completes
the faculty for this year, and every-
thini: is in readiness now tor ties
opening of the schools on the e!cv-
enth of September. The matter of the'
siu lor the new high school build
ing was not taken up. Another bid; j
for the site, however, was delivered;
to the board, w hich makes a total of j
about nine sites that have been of- j
lereil. There is consideraide specu
lation -.is t' where the building will j
be located and it is pmlublc tint ti.
matter mav be f-ettled by a vole of;
the iconic. This statement, however,:
did not come from a member of the
school board. The selection of this 1
seaool site has caused more interes'
than any problem that lias been up
In Ardniot" for some time. A number
of suitable loe.itions have been oflcrcd
and couid he secured, but no location
will of coitr.-e .please every one, ami
the selection will no lie made until
the matter is tiioroughlv considered.
.Iiiiigini; trom the expressions l the
greater part of the people who have
iM'eti asked about the in.it (it. it would
indicate that the old Hargrove Col
lege location at the end of It street,
northwest, is the more acceptable to
the ure.iter part of the people.
ENGLISH FIGHTER WINS.
New York. N. Y.. Aug. .11-Matt
Weils, the Knulish lightweight, had
much the better of la-t night's I'1
round fight with 'Knockout" ISrown
of this city. Although no decision
.!as rendered by the referee, the Kn-
li fighter, -was entitled to it. A
:e irow.l witnessed the tight, which
v.as the second held here since the
re v boxing law went into effect.
Fourteen thousand people witnessed
Does Your Business Now, or
Strong and a Willing Bank
ing Institution baek of it?
rT"'HE best way to establish a credit at The
first National Dank is to carry an account
with it, and it cordially invites the Farmer, the
Cattleman, the Merchant, the Mechanic, the
Professional man and the Laborer, and all
others who desire to gain ground financially to
onen an account with it.
Assets of nearly O.NK MILLION DOl.I.AUS make the position
of this hank a unique one for strength. Credit extensions are
made on approved collateral to its customers and friend. on the
most favorable term:.
The business of the farmer often needs a little extra finan
cial assistance if it is growing and prosperous. That Is one of
the reasons why the farmer should have a strong and u willing
bank behind him. It is an Important function of this bank to
give temporary assistance to farmers who have demonstrated
their ability to repay ohligatlona when due.
Accounts both large, and small are welcome and are given
oipially considerate and eflclent attention, anj we cordially in
vite individuals and Institution to enter into relations with us.
One of the great purposes of the First National Bank is to
foster safe and legitimate enterprises and to discourage specula
tive and hazardous risks. Its officers and hoard of directors are
coni-ervativ o business men who never engage In any questionable
or speculative undertaking and who have made a success of their
own affairs and their counsel is willingly Riven to those whose
bunking relations have been, established with us.
This bank has always contributed most largely to the funds
that have cared for the cotton crop and the farmers who desire
to hold their cotton for better prices can make arrangements with
us to take care of their necessities during the sluggish periods of
Our bank b operated along the linos most needed for the
development of the country. We would rather with small loans
bridge over the tight places for a hundred good men and cuto
tilers than to devote ull our energies to a half dozen large con
cerns. For the convenience of Its customers, friends und the public
In general the bank has a complete arrangement by which It can
istiiie its (hecks direct on every principal city in every country
in the, world, and every principal city in very country in the
world can draw their checks direct on us.
We realize that we have a useful place to occupy In the local
commercial world. Will you make this bank YOUR bank and
allow us to wid"n the scope of our usefulness? We cordially in
vite you to do so.
The First National Bank
C. L. ANDERSON, Cashier.
O. H. WOLVERTON, Ass't C'r.
ED SANDLIN, Ass't Cashier.
D. R. RCSSELL, Ass't Cashier.
C. L. ANDERSON.
J. A. BIVENS.
W. G. W. VERNOR.
ARE YOU ONE
Of the housekeepers that buy
their meats at one place and
groceries at another? If to
you should try our way, bny
your meats and groceries from
the same store and save trou
ble. We have the very best
meats and most complete
stock of groceries and want
Hhare of vour business.
GILLIAM ? KING
PHONE bo : SucctMori to W. A. Gilliam
1 don't charge you any extra
price for the groceries you buy
here. You get the very best
ami at prices that you often
fiay others for cheaper goods.
Would like to convince you
that this is the best place to
buy your groceries. : : : : : : : : :
TOM'S (of course)
Tom Ki h.il. .riKi r. Telephone h"l
it ever likely need a
DON LACY, Pres.
A. H. PALMER, V. P.
J- A- BIVENS, V. P
A. H. PALMER.
L. P. ANDERSON.
H. C. POTTERF.
OUR PHONE NUMBER IS
My I ig place is 390x100 feet.
We sell on easy payments or
exchange new goods (or any
old thing, or take a good note
that a bank will look at for a
small tip. We are making
heavy fall orders and we need
cash to pay freight and board
bills and will sell some things
less than cost some
will give us. Oet o
ces and come up
where high pri"
We do repairs