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8 VOLUME TWENTY-ONE ARDMORE, OK LA., SUNDAY, JANUARY 3, 1915. NUMBER 75. i i r -4 I i, y CUD H 'CRT OF MEXICO CLEVELAND MINISTER BURNED. Pastor of Catholic Church Burned to Death in His Bed. AFTER BLOODY LUIS POTOSI CARRANZA. BATTLE, IS TAKEN SAN BY BROTHER A PRISONER Cleveland, O., Jan. 2. Rev. Steph iii! Makara, aged 42, pastor of St. John's Greek Catholic church, burn ed to death today when an incen diary tire destroyed the parish house. His housekeeper, Mrs. Kedor, was burned to death In the hall outside liis room. Young Ranchman Killed. Victoria, Tex., Jan. 2. Jack Kyle, a wealthy young ranchman near here, accidentally killed himself i(lith a pistol while celebrating Nw Year's. PETROUD CLAIMS MOTHER ITOflf OVER THE IUSTRI1S WIGHT Jesus Carranza Made Prisoner on West Coast Yesterday Mexican National Convention Met In Mexico City Friday. Washington, Jan. 2. Carranza dis patches say that his force captured San I,u!s Potosi yesterday after a bloody bntU. Carranza's troops are now report ed advancing iukju Mexico City, being' within sixty miles of the Mexican capital. Brother is Prisoner. Washington, Jan. 2. Jesus Carran za, brother of the first chief, has been taken prisoner on the Mexican west coast, a state l part inent dispatch says. The Mexican national convention met at noon yesterday in Mexico City und adjcirned until Monday, notwithstanding the difference be tween the Villa and Zapata factions, whlcli Kl l'aso last night reported migit disrupt the convention. Houston Banker Dead. Houston, Tex., Jan. 2. James II. Adair, a leading banker and cotton factor, died suddenly of heart fail ure early today. C01B051LES FOUND HARD BRITISH SHIP FIRST MOiAT Near Golicc, the Austrian Fortifications were Destroyed After a Hard Fight, and Three Thousand Prisoners, Sixty-Eight Officers and Ten Cannon Captured Germans Fortifying Line Along IJzura River Through Lodz and Piotrkow so as to Make it as Dif ficult of Invasion by the Russians as is the German's Own Soil Berlin Denies French Claims of Progress in Steinbach, Where Paris Reports Say that the Ger mans Have Sustained Heavy Losses Sultan and Court Said to be Preparing to Flee from Constan tinople, Fearing Early Fall of the Turkish Capital. BUYERS WILL BE HER TO PlR CHASE HORSES AN 0 MJi.ES MERCHANTS WILL CO-OPERATE. PETROGKAD, Jan. 2. The war office announces another defeat of the Austrians in Galicia. Near Gorlice, the Austrian fortifications were de stroyed after a hard fight and three thousand prisoners, sixty-eight officers, and ten cannon were captured. The Austrians tried hard to regain these positions with ar mored automobiles, but the Russian artillery and bayo net charges repulsed them. The fighting there continues. The Russians are now using armored steamers on the Vistula. The Germans' recent inactivity about Warsaw is re ported due to fortifying their line along the Bzura river through Lodz and Piotrkow, evidently hoping to stop the Russian advances to the German frontier hereafter. They are trying to make this territory as difficult to in vade as is German soil. EXAMPLE OF THRIFT One Woman Made Clear of Expenses $700 in One Year. Ardmore had a very pretty example of thrift and industry in the success of a woman who during the past year made clear of expenses $700. A few vegetables and fruit were sold from the garden and also a sum was real ized from the sale of milk and butter, but the bulk of the annual Income was realized from cooking pies, etc., for lunch counters. The sandwiches and pies she makes are trade hrlngers and she has a demand for all the goods In this line that she makes. While some' complain of nothing to do, this woman Is busy every day and the first day of the new year found her with a neat Ta,t 8a Tnat in Case of War Tner FORMER PRESIDENT BEFORE SENATE COMMITTEE OPPOSES SELF-GOVERNMENT. MIGHT BECOME WEAK little bnnk account, and with greater demands for her products than she had n year ago. Might Become Weak Japan Has No Desire to Obtain Them Suf frage Vote January 12. I'C THE LEAD FOB EDLIN, WHICH SAILED FROM BALTIMORE RECENTLY WITH HORSES FOR ALLIES, FORCED TO RETURN TO PORT. New Orleans, La.. Jan. 2. Com bustibles wire found in hay aboard the Pritish steamer Edlin, when she sailed from Baltimore recently car rying horses to the allies. The fire compelled her to put back into port. Her captaLn announced thin on the steamer's arrival here today. WILL DRILL AT BERWYN. r.very tanner every w;'..-p.' Knows what. :i convenience it is M bin: for his county seat town to maintain a first Monday. When the term first Monday is used they understand what It means. It Is a general sales day and trades day. The farmer who has a spare horse or mule or cow tan get the cash for it on' these trades days, lingers will be here from other cities and there is eom- competition in sales. Fanners ,vho desire to trade what they have for something else can always find what they want in town on these days, be cause everybody comes and brings the livestock he has which is for .-ale. or trade. Merchants are always glad to co operate with Bales day and they usu ally offer attractive bargains in mer chandise goods for that one day. The days are arranged so they are in-J teresting to the farmer. The trade days will be started in Ardmore next Monday and will be kept up during the year. Rogers flros. have Inaugurated the trades day and the first sales will be con ducted by them. If the day brings rain ther? will be a dry place for the sales to be held. Every conveni ence will be provided for the people who eomo on that day. SPEAKERSHIP HIS FRIENDS CLAIM HIM THREE MORE VOTES I nu nl resolution PLEDGED THAN ARE NECES SARY TO ELECT. Washington. Jan. 2. Kx-President Wm. II. Taft In opposing self-govern ment for the Philippines for many years to come, told the senate com mittee today that they might be come a source of weakness In war. lie said emphatically that Japan does not want the Philippine Islands. Suffrage Vote on Twelfth. Washington, Jan. 2. The houso leaders definitely agreed upon Janu ary 12 as the date for voting on the TO I woman suffrage constitutional umetid- Constantinople Fears Attack LONDON, Jan. 2. Though it is exceedingly diffi cult to obtain any accurate idea of the Turkish opera tions, it is reported that the attack on Egypt has been abandoned. The Sultan and .cgurt are said to be pre pared to leave Constantinople, fearing the early fall of that city. Deny the French Claims. BERLIN, Jan. 2. An official statement denies flat ly that the French are making any progress whatever in the important village of Steinbach. North of Verdun, the Germans captured the entire "Burned Forest" after stubborn fighting. Experts Believe a Field Will be Found Near Oil Springs. No Change in Leasing. i Wirt Franklin received a telegram i last night from Cato Sells, comniis- j sioner of Indian affairs, advising thai James K. Kepley and It. Downing ... , , , ,, ' there would be no change or modi fication In the present rules of lim iting: the leading of Indian lands to 1,800 acres. This is the maximum amount that can be leased under one name from the department. The White & Sinclair pipe line have closed a deal witli the Horse Shoe Oil Company by which these gentlemen will sell the treasury stock of the company and raise the funds to drill a test In section 6-3s-:!e, where the company already has a rig up. These gentlemen are experienced in the business and state that they will drill a well there to a sufficient depth to make a thorough test of the field. I There Is oil somew here In that coun-1 Fighting in Steinbach Continues PARIS, Jan. 2. The German failure to make coun ter attacks to regain the lost positions are mentioned several times in the French official report today. In the village of Steinbach, the French have occu pied three more rows of houses and the German losses there are heavy. Near Aisne, the French claim the capture of a part of the plateau despite the German counter attacks. The French have also re-captured part of the trenches which the Germans took in the forest of LaGurie. Oklahoma City, Jan. 2. The mends of A. McCrory, editor of the Itingling News, are jubilant here this afternoon. The membership of llii legislature has arrived and a ra re fill poll of the members shows thai McCrory has 12 votes pledged to him for tp -aker of the legislature, while only .'ill are necessary to elect. Mr. McCrory has been very active in the race since the November elec tion, and his friends assert lod.iy that he will be elected speaker with out a doubt. Tom Hunter of Hugo has b'.jen at his headquarters for several days, and is still working hard for ills election. Ilis friends are equally busy. Put when It became Known DENY IMMUNITY TO HEN DIRECTORS FEDERAL COURT DENIES IM MUNITY TO JOHN L. BILLARD, JAMES ELTON AND WILLIAM SKINNER. New York, Jan. 2. The federal that Coventor Williams had thrown I court here today denied immunity his strength lo McCrory, it threw in the New Haven case to John J several of the boys in line, who are Itillard, James Ml ton and William inclined to bo generous with the In- Skinner, former directors, who are coming governor. charged with criminal the Sherman law. violation of PER CAPITA PAYMENT LOVE COUNTY DRILLING Sunk by Submarine. , London Appalled at Los. Paris. Jan. 2. It is reported here, ,.,, Jan ,Thp lIwttnirt,011 of ti.at the hattlesmp Formidable sink-,. ,!ritsn ,)aUleshlp Form,aaW(! ,n Indian Appropriation Bill is Now Be fore Congress The Indian appropriation bill which is now before congress, contains a firnv-tulfin t'nr tlie itn vtnefit tit S 1 0(1 to each Chickasaw, and $2M to Hl,h P".v closed a deal yesterday with Jay Choctaw Indian. The amount to the Deep Test Will be Drilled on the Old Rubottom Farm. The South Mid Continent Oil Com ing occurred off Portsmouth, the chief Choetaws Is doubled, because they did not get a payment last September, when the Chickasaws each received a payment of $10(1. Governor Johns ton who was here the past week, Is of the opinion that the bill will pass, lie says the Mississippi congressmen who i are lighting the appropriations to the naval station of England. The bat-1 tleshlp was sunk by a submarine. , ,1... ..I. I.l-t.1 1 i...- ..I.M.MI .....iMiei i-iiuiiy uy a miuci Choetaws. are maklnir no Hunt niminst Belgrade is Bombarded. people, who are building a pipe line j Vienna, Jan. 2. Four Austrian nion from the Pushing fi Id Into Unile- , itors have bombarded lielgrade. doing lana, sought to have this rule chang- considerable damage, ed. claiming that the Standard Oil or a siibmnrine boat, although one of : those events Knglishmen now realize must be expected so long as the British I navy Is compelled to keep the sens, I has caused w idespread grief, i The news from the front was the Chickasaw payments nt all and he believes they are losing interest in their light to defeat the Choetaws. NEW YEARS DINNER Wilson to drill an oil test on the Ru bottom farm In Love county In sec tion Pi-Tslie, which is IS miles (south of the llealdton field. The company has S.oni) acres under lease. Drilling will be begun at once. A rig will be moved from the llealdton field. The well will be drilled to a depth of 2,000 feet. Dr. S. A. Friedsani of Leon, the president of the company; C. O. Steln- berger of Oklahoma City, secretary of the company, were here and made the deal for the drilling. Col. R. A. White of this city Is Interested In the company. company obtained numerous leases' French Seize Oil Steamer dwarfed yesterday by this latest Iosr Captain and Mrs. Johnson Entertain to the Prltish navy, althoifgh battles! a Few Friends at Leon. of considerable proportions are takini:' I.eim. fikla .. .Tan Kant mih! Mr New York, Jan. 2. The Standard ! ,,i,. i,i n, t,. i.,nfi. r....,. i. i .... ..... ........ ..... . .. w uiiiiiii. jt-ii . .jtiiiiinuii en ii-i ui men nine yi-t- Tlie lighting in Flunders and nor-jterday with a New Year's dinner and them France has been confined large- those who know of their hospitality I Oil company's steamer Ueslndall has' try, as it has been oozing from therefore this rule was put Into effect ground at Oil Springs from the time and that Its enforcement would pre the white man first came to this coun- vont ihi. r,,...i .i, .: . , null lliri-uii llli; 1.1,111 ,, l 1 I 11,11 j j . - try. and there must be a deposit some- cf the Standard Oil companv, I "" V the "'" taken where. nresi. r ranee, i nis as me steam-, ly to artillery engagements, except and of Mrs. Johnson's superior skill ! Cotton Movement Heavy. ,' hlch the Ilritish seized and then llt,.ir i!(.,hune. where the Germans' In preparing good things to eat, will i The movement of cotton during the claim they have taken a Pritish trench. have an idea of what a joyous occa- 1 prist ten days has been heavier than I They admit, however, the loss of St. ' sion it was. Covers w ere spread for i at any other time daring the season, j wont Kecognize Consuls (.eorges near the Helginn coast, which Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Iventlial. Mr. Thoe who expected the price to go; "'sieroam, Jan. 2 l.erlln official ; the official report from Perlin says and Mrs. J. K. Harris. John A. Prueg- GET RID OF THEM Horses to Europe. Porty-two cars of horses were shipped out of Fort Worth In the past few days. The horses will be i taken to Norfolk, Va., and loaded upon a boat for shipment to Europe for service in the war. higher have become discouraced and i rt'I"r,;i Mav tnat Germany no longer! It was decided not to atetmpt to re-igemeyer, Rev. and Mrs. Giles. Or. S pre selling their cotton. About IO.(mu) ; re,OK,llzos t,1P authority of consuls in i talce owing to the hlglj level of theA. Friedsani. D. T. Montgomery, Mr. bales are at the compress here and M,ie territory Germany has gained, to! water there. ' and Mrs. I). I.. Montgomery, Mrs. Iter- will be nn.wd out within a short : 'lo!l1 w'1" France, Pelglum. and Rus-j (nice Thornton of Altus, Miss Pearl lime. ; sia respectively. I CONTINTKI) ON FAGK TWKIA'B ' Johnson, and the host and hostess. Petty Holdups Came from the Cities Says a Citizen. "A series of petty robberies have occurred In Fort Worth, Dallas and Oklahoma City, extra officers have been put on the police force and they have made things so warm for the miscreants that they are finding their way out to the smaller towns," said an Ardmore citizen yesterday. This citizen fs of the opinion that Ardmore should put some men on to patrol the residence section of the city and to let this class of people know that they cannot operate in tills city. HAS MOVED TO ARDMORE. W. M. Wade has moved his fam ily here from Oklahoma City and will become a resident of Ardmore. He will be connected with the firm of Mullen & Mullen. i HAS MOVED TO ARDMORE. HAS MOVED TO ARDMORE. HAS MOVED TO ARDMORE. Ardmore remains on the political map. Ancel Earp is the younge&l executive clerk In the union. Tom Coojkt has moved li,re with his family from Slider, CMa. a-id will have Uie -aie acetic of ihe Ford car, and will opera'c- t.pae on A stre t norlhw.-'. ; Phi lips Ft J.i' -u !iing. M- f"o. i .tn hi regarH Ardmore tr, )i-nst town in l.e state iu: is pijih! ;c c'aH- it as hm h'j'pe. John H. Williams aDd his family, have moved to Ardmore from Okla homa City. Mrs. Williams is visit ing in Sulphur until the arrival of the furniture, w hich has been ship ped, and until Mr. Williams finds a, home. Mr. Williams will represent j the lten Biscuit company in this por- tion of the mate. T. .1. Pollock has moved from his farm near Newport to Ardmore. He owns the home at 1.1 Fifth avenue, northeast, between Washington and A streets, and will reside here In the 'uture. Mr. Pollock Is one of Carter county's most progressive and active citizens, and Ardmore Is proud to have him move to Ardmore. J HAS MOVED TO ARDMORE. ' Frank J. Kepler, who came here to look over the oil situation, fell In love with Ardmore and will make ' this city his home. He is accom panied by his wife and little daugh ter. Mr. Kepler came from San Antonio. He likes thi city for busi ness, but says the companionable people in Ardmore are its greatest asset. HAS MOVED TO ARDMORE. J. A. lturdell returned here Fri day night from Utile Rock. Ark., and w ill make Ardmore his home. He is Interested in the Rock Island Oil & Gas company, and whether his com pany is successful or not. he will continue to reside in Ardmore and ill embark In business here. "Meet Me at the Golden CaU"