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ARDMORE, OKLAHOMA. THURSDAY EVENING NOVEMBER 21 1912 NUMBER 39 CHOLERA HP IS UK CHOLERA RAVAGING BOTH THE TURKISH AND BULGARIAN ARMIES. MAT ACCEPT TERMS Report from Sofia Says Tr eel Turkey Are Not Unc ing Dead and Dying Side in the Camps. Offer- REPLIES TO STATE PRINTER. Gov. Cruce Says Will Be Glad to Peruse Special Report. OUJah a City, Nov. Governor Cruce today replied to the letter of State Printer Karris, who objected to the portion of the Governors message advocating abolishment of the state printing department, 'and. says that he will he glad to peruse the spe cial tvport on the printer'! work as soon as it may he furnished. The governor lay's his statement waa to the effVst that the itate board of affairs could have the printing done as cheaply as the state printer but if this is not true, he says he would be glad to Know of it. GIN TIME 10 FILE DEIffl London, Nov. 21. 'From So.ia monies the report that the terras o! fered Turkey are not uncompromis ing. This is believed to be correct, since the positions of both armiei are rapidly becoming untenable bs fore cholera's ravages. The Associated Press correspond ent describes the scene at San Ste phano cholera camp as nauseating. The dead and dying are lying to gether. The weakened sufferers are' unable to rise and stop the bread wagons and water carts driven through the camp, serving only those strong enough to reach them. Mrs. Gentry in Hospital. Mrs. Alverta B. Gentry, who is serving a life sentence in the Okla homa penitentiary and cwho was re leased on a ninety-day parole in ord der that she might have an operation performed js a patient at the Musko gee hospital. Mrs. Gentry went to McAlester on Thursday of last week and returned to Muskogee Friday night. lr. Fite, who will perform the operation on Mrs. Gentry, Is out -of the city for a few days and the woman will remain in the hospital un til his return. Mrs. Gentry gave her name when she entered the hos pital as Mrs. Bessie Gentry. The Oklahoma City papers statrd that Mrs. Gentry had been seen in Oklahoma City since her release from the penitentiary and that she was ween early in last iweek by two peo ple who knew her well. At the time that Mrs. Gentry is alleged to have been seen in Oklahoma City she was in the Muskogee hospital. Muskogee Times-Democrat. Masonic Meeting Tonight. Ardmore Chapter, number 11, H. A. M., will hold a called communi cation this evening to exalt to the Royal Arch degree a team compost d of Rev. Keicher, of Ardmore. and Lee Coffee and County Commissioner elect J. R. Taliaferro of Lone Grove A cordial invitation has been extend ed all members and visiting broth ers to attend. After the ritualistic work refreshments will be served to all present . Receives Legacy From England. Oklahoma City, Okla., Nov. 20. An English draft for $2,500 came to Gov. Cruce's office n favor of James Kidder Stewart of Oklahoma City, being his portion of the estate of Peter Charles Stewart, late of South Africa. The court officer, acting for the English government, asked the governor of Oklahoma to represent the Crown in seeing that the draft reached the proper hands. E M PREPARING TO EIGHT RUSSIA SUBSCRIPTION LIST OPENED IN SAN FRANCISCO FOR FUNDS FOR WAR. Snn Francisco, Cal., Nov. 21. Cablegram! to local Chinese quarters say that China is preparing for war rlth Russia for the possession of .Mongolia. The Young China Association lias opened a subscription lsit. explaining the encroachment of the Czar's troops. Salvation Arm. jn South. Augusta, Ga.. Nov, 2 1. One ol thu largeal meeting! of the Salvation rniv ever held i:i :he South began today, the sccaslon being the il congrei! of ihe Southeastern of the Atlantic states prov '. Iirin';!e and his wife are will nddrtss the congress, iiiinglo is t'1" .iationaI spiritual special und there Is but one officer in the world of higher rank than he, that is the Commander-in-Chief, Brambell Booth, who succeeded Gen eral William Booth as international head of the Salvation Army. mi her. Col, TIDAE WE WIPES OUT TWO TOWNS FORTY-TWO KILLED AND ONE HUNDRED HOMELESS BY FURY OF HURRICANE AT JAMAICA. Kingston, JaSn&lca, Nov. L'O. The western end of the Island oi Jamai ca has been devastated by a hurri cane lasting for ttVJ days. A great tidal wave has swept over both the north and south coasts, practically wiping out Savanna la Mar and Lucea, Doth towns of con siderable importance. According to a repoi t brought in by steamer, fort -two persons were killed at Montego Hay. All the roads have been wrecked along the southwestern coast and in calculable damage has been done. Communication between Kingston and the center of destruction is not likely to be resumed for a week. The latest reports indicate thai the tidal wave swept over Savanna La Mar and adjacent villages for a quarter of B mile inland. The effect! of the hurricane extended along the coast eastward to Black River, about twenty-five miles from Savanna Lai Mar, where the residential quarter was wrecked. The governor of Jamaica has left on a special- train, accompanied by i detachment of artillerymen who have 'aken with them 300 tents and foodstuffs, as In certain sections the people are homeless and destitute. Gale Blows 100 Miles an Hour. The gale, began on -Nov. 1" and continued in Inceraslng fury lor several days. Vessels reported the wind blew more than 100 mllea an hour. Lucea is a town of 2,000 inhabi tants on an inlef. on the northwest coast of Jamaica, "while Savanna 1.a Mar is a seaport with about the same population on the southwest coast, almost directly across the island. JUDGE CARPENTER GIVES JOHN SON THREE WEEKS TIME. FIVE CHARGES. Chicago, 111.. Nov. 21. Jack John son was granted by Judge Carpenter toda three weeks in which to f,ile demurrers to the five charges of violating tho white slave act in trans portuig Belle Bchreiber from differ ent states for immoral purposes. He pleaded noi guilty to smuggling a diamond necklace from J2urope . T MILLION NEW GAS WELL. BALES GINNED A D'splay Worth While. All who i ti joy looking at a ue ami artistically arranged display will find themselves well repaid . for their trouble if they will come up this evening and stop in front of the win dows of the New State Hardware company. The Durham Duplex razor people have a most attractive line of goods shown In these windows and the dis play is so nicely and neatly arranges! that he who pauses to look for a moment will stay to gaze for a longer time. M. S. Young and Miss L. M. Met., representatives of the Durham peo ple, coming direct from the home offices of the Company in Now York City have personal supervision of the window- and they individually promise all who drop toy that they will he shown something worth while. The young lady who will demon strate the use of the razor will at tract and hold your attention just as long as you will stay and it is an even bet that when you bav seen her you will leave the store guessing whether she is a real live woman or an automatic wax figure. Basket Ball Game. Tishomingo. Okla.. Nov. 20. The girls' basket ball team of the 1 lsh- OmingO High hcnooi ueieaieo me girl' team from Hargrove College of Ardmore here Monday night by the decisive score ot 4:! to 1. The Tishomingo girls will play the Thanksgiving game with the Last Central tSate Norma' School at Ada while the boys will play the High School at Atoka and WapanuCKa. Smotnered Under Cotton Bale. Frederick, Okla., Nov. 20. The l-yenr-old boy of Mr. and Mrs. John McWilliatM wa smothered to death under a bale ot cotton at 'heir home yesterday. The little fellow is sup- rosed to have been playing around tho bale and in some way got too close and it rolled over on him. The child was missed, and when the drayman nicked up the bale to haul it away the little body was found under it. MORE THAN SEVEN HUNDRED THC'i SAND BALES GINNED IN OKL HOMA. Was, ngton, D. ('., Nov. 21 . Cot ton fii led prior to November 16th, wsh 1" .'!,4H1 bales, according to the census tireau'a report announced to day. Ron bales included are 82,490. Soa land, 11,321. Oklahoma's ginning! up to Nov em ber l' i!t were 722,512 bales I 1 Marriage Country. Ardu re la hobtiim its bwn as tho l&rgesi Inland cotton market In the world It is also well In the lead as a gre.i' marriage town. According to the marriage license record in life Bfflce ot the clerk of the county court there has been issued for tho year 1112, up to and Including today, two hundred and ilxty-ieven mar ii:ige licensee This represents a net cash primary revenue to the count of eight hundred and one dol lars. 11 also represents over two hundred new home! and in asset of unlimited happiness to five hundred and thirty-four souls. Wildcat Project Results in New Sepply of '0,000.000 Feet Daily. Tulsa, .'Jkla , Nov. 10. A 20,000.000 foot gas well was struck In wildcat territory just outsidi the city limits to the northwest. The gas Is of the dry variety, indicating an exclusive gas field. Several more wells will be drilled in this locality and there is a move now en :oot to conserve this gas for the exclusive use of TuIlS, it being the most accessible supply to tho city. SAVED SfSTFH FROM KIDNAPERS AN ITALIAN CIRL IN CHICAGO THREW HERSELF IN FRONT OF AUTOMOBILE. Clarence Harrow's Trial. Los Angeles, alif.. Nov. 21. The second trial of Clarence S. Durrow, on a charge of jury bribing, is ached - tied to begin here today Harrow is accused of briber) In connection with the trial of the M Nainaras. who were involved In thn dynamiting of the Low Angeles Times in 1910. Desperate Prisoners Escape. Leavenworth, Kan., Nov. 20. -Thoma V. Frayne and Michael Mul lins, military convicts, who escaped from the prison at Alcatraz Island Batnrd! by sawing the bars of their cell and leaving the island by means of a raft, were two of the most des perate i : iminal ever confined in the military prison here, according to Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Slavens, warden of the prison. The men were transferred from Fort Leavenworth to Alcatraz last January. While confined here. Frayne was tried thirteen times by court martial and 134 times by the executive offi cers Of the prison. Mullins was tried five times by turt martial and 20(1 limes by executive officers. Franye once tried to escape by hiding in B boiler. Both men were brought to Leaven worth from Fort Jay, New York. Frayne was to serve a sentence of five years and six months for deser tion, escape and' assault. Mullins was convicted of fraudulent enlist ment and desertion, escape and as sault . His sentence iwas thirteen vears . Killed by Dynamite. Muenater, Texas, Nov. 20. Her man felter of Muenater was killed late yesterday by the explosion of twelve sticks of dynamite which he was carrying to his orchard. He in tended blasting out holes in which to set new apple tries. The funeral will take place today. TOES CAPTURES ORWARM CONGRESS HAS RAISED CASH BONUS ASK ED BY DRY FARMING CON-GRESS. CAR WAS STOPPED Rather Than Run Down Girl, the Chai.ffeur Stopped the Car and Police Captured the Would-be Kidnapers. Chicago, III,-Nov. 21. Luigi Na orao, an Italian girl, thtew herseie In lront of an automobile today and prevented the kidnaping of her flf-leen-y ear -old "Slater, Nlcoiatta, who was leiied near -ier home thro , n Into the car. Rather than mn down the the chauffeur stopped the ear the police captured the abductors. The leader of the kidnapers gave his name a! Lucichia Cot a. , and Kirl, and MANY EARTHQUAKE VICTIMS. Report Confirmed Mt Boston. Rnston, Mass.. Nov. 20. Ixiss of life in the recent storm in Jamaica wa3 reported in i cablegram receiv ed here today by the Vnlted Fruit Company from the captain of its steamer, dmiral "Dewey, which had arrived at Port' Antonio from the northwest coast. No estimate of the number of persons killed or trie value of the property destroyed was made, however. RAISE PRICE OF BREAD. Keller Pioneer Dead Keller, Okla.. Nov. 21. Mrs. C. S. Reavers, aged 68, died here last night of paralysis. The remains will be hurled tomorrow . She had resid ed here for twenty-six years. IE UNDERPAID FOR Missouri. Kansas. Texas. Arkan sas :md a nuniner oi oiner suu are represented at the land sale now is full of strangers, hote's shrdm goit on in this city. The town is full nf strangers, hotels being taxed to tlic limit to handle tli elnflux of hemic seekers who are here. I; L. 1'itts. who represents the Hem Wright Dry ' Goods Company In this territory, came in today from a trip over the northern and west ern iiortions of the county. He re port good business in all the towns ivhi. !i he has visited. CARRYING MAIL OFFICIAL VOTE ON I Oklahoma Citj, Nov. 20. Tulsa has probably secured the Interna tional Dry Farming Congress for 191.'!. according to statements of the board of managers tonight, that be ing the only town where the cash guarantee was made. Muskogee was given until today to make its proposition, while Ok lahoma City, which really had first call on tho big show, rejected it, according to reports reaching the governing board. The congress at Its meeting in" Leth bridge, Canada. last October voted to give the con gress to Oklahoma and asked the board to name the place. Tulsa's proposition, which is to be signed up in a day" or two, is for a cash bo nus of $20,000 to be" used in adver tising and promoting the next an nual exhibit, The railroad lines en tering Tulsa, as well as those of the dry farming sections of the United States, will assist Tulsa In making ill) the guarantee. More than $13,- 000 of the Colorado Springs guaran tee two years ago was paid by rail roads, and about aa much was do- rated to fie Lethhridge fund this year. In (pie International Congress it will draw exhibits from every coun try in the 'world wntre By" farming Is practiced. Some of this years exhibits came from Russia. l'ersla, Australia, South America. Mexico, Canada and about one-half of the I'nited States As soon cs the gov erning hoard signs eontracts the in ternatlonal dry farming staff open. an office :i the successful town. Th 191.! congress will be held during October. 51 LECTION SUCH IS REPORT TO RAILWAY MEN, WHO SEEK HIGHER RATE FROM GOVERNMENT. DEBS CARRIED ONE COUNTY OF STATE. TAFT TWO OTHERS TlrDDY AND WILSON. Cost of Transporting Bread by Ex press May be Increased Washington, D. C, Nov. 21 .The interstate commerce commission ha3 ordered an investigation of the ex press rates for the transportation of bread and bakery products. The application of the commission for u flat rate would increase the cost of transportation of bread. Chicago, 111.. Oct. I'd.-American railroads are grossly underpaid for carrying United states mail, accord ing to a report presented to mem bers of the Ann rican Railway Asso ciation t lay by .In'.. .is KlVlchnltt. Mail traffic does not pay Its ojer ating cost." the report re i i "'TBI unjust reductions of recent years should be corrected !tld !!ie rail roads should be relievtd from 'he strikingly unjust method-, by which tney are at present ueprne'i o m; thing approaching fair compel vioa . j The report declared the condition would be intensified by the :n a- r traffic expecte ' throi phg the inauguration of the 'parcels post. lepeka, Kan., Nov. 21. The of flel I figures or Kansas presidential vol. were given out by the secretary of s'ate today, which gave: Wilson 14:1,070. Roosevelt 120,123, Taft 78,844. Deb! 26,807. Do net forget to stop and see tha windows of the New Stat? Hardwar." company tonight, tomorrow night and Saturday night. After you see the display which will be shown' In these windows then give a guess as to whether you have seen a first class actress and impersonator, or merely an automatic wax figure. Controversy Affects Supplies. Oklahoma City. Nov. 20. The va rious state Institution! are not like lv to secure supplies, except thos3 I absolutely demanded to keep them tunning, until the present rontrc verRv over which is the lesral state board of education is settled. Reqiii sitiops for r.uppl'es will be filed away by the stnte board of publi affairs until VmTt body finds out which authority to recognize. A'.tornev Cencral West held" yes terday that the new board of edu cation is legal, regardless or the In junction zranted In the district court here, temporarily restraining the new board from assuming the duties of the office It twins probable, that the legislature will be called upon to settle the pre-sent muddle. The boy's appetite is often the source of amazement. If yor would have such an appente take Cham berlain's Tablets. Thev not onL create a healthy appetite, bu strengthen tho stomach and enahb it to do Its work naturally. Fot sale bv all dealers. Town of Acanby, Mexico. Reported Destroyed by an Earthquake. Mexico City, Nov. 21. Doctors have beeri sent to 'he scene follow ing a renewed report today that the town of Acanby was destroyed Tues day by an earthquake and one hun dred people killed!. Telephone Company Demurs. Oklahoma City, Nov. 20. Tho Pio neer Telephone Company has filed a demurrer with the corporation commission to the action brought by Assistant Attorney General .Moore asking the commission to require the company to refund alleged excess telephone charges In Oklahoraa'City. Asistant Attorney J. R. Spielman of counsel for the telephone company filed the demurrer, contending that the corporation commission is with out jurisdiction to compel a refund for the reason that Sec. 21, Art. XIV of the Constitution only gliMS the commission authority to demand re funds for overcharge! determined upon appeal from "an order of the commission 'fixing rates and not In case or an appeal from an order for alleged contempt, as In the present case. It also Is contended that the provision of the session laws of 1909 giving Ihe corporation commission power to require, refunds is in vi. olation of the State Constitution lie cause it attempt! to conrer judi cial authorltv upon" the commission. Cotton buyers report that the prices beinr pail for the late cot ton are holding up remarkably well Th,. low grades are running front 11.10 to 11.30, while the prices paid for the best mns up to 12 cents and over. Attention, K. of P's. At the regular convention tonigh". officers for the ensuing term will bJ nominated. All members are urged to be present and assist In nominat ing a live bunch Visiting Knights Invited WALTER L. MADDKX. C. C. MANY TS 61 FEDERAL OFFICERS NINETY-NINE MEN AND FORTY THREE WOMEN CAUGHT IN DRAGNET. Washington, D. C, Nov. IX. - Nine - ty-nfns men and forty-three women have been arrested in Ihe g rn meat's anti-race suicide crusade to date Forty-two business concerns are included. It is now be'ieved thu' the total round up Will exceed one hundred and seventy-three.