The Davenport New Era (Davenport, Okla.), Vol. 9, No. 18, Ed. 1 Thursday, June 14, 1917 Page: 2 of 4
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THE DAVENPORT NEW ERA
SICK WOMAN HAD
Restored to Health by Lydia
E. Pinkham'a Vegetable
Fnhaut, Pa. - "I wns all run ilown nnd
weak inwardly. 1 had female trouble!
and nervous feelingi
and my head both-
often have crying
spells and feel aH If
1 was not safe. If
I heard anyone com-
ing I would run and
lock the door so they
would not «ee me.
1 tried several doc-
tors and they did not
help me so I said to
my mother '1 kuchs
I will have to die an tlicre is no help for
ine.' She got me one of your little
books and my husband said I should try
one l>ottle. I stopped the doctor'*
medicine and took I.ydia E. I'inkham's
Vegetable Compound. It soon made a
change in me and now I am strong and
do all my work." Mrs. Auouhtus
llAHUHMAN, Hox Hti, Knhaut, Pa.
Why will women continue to suffer
day in and day out and dr jj out a sickly,
half-hearted existence, missing three-
fourths of the joy of living, when they
can And health in I.ydia h. I'inkham's
Vegetable Compound I
If you would like free confidential ad-
vice address I.ydia E. i'inkbam Medicine
Co., Lynn, Mass.
^ ^Is not recommended for
bladder trouble It may
everything; but If you
ROOT have kidney, liver
be found Just the medicine you need
druifglMM In fifty-cent and dollar .-die«.
You may receive <t Mmple !* • bottle of
thlb reliable nuMllclne by Part el rout, al-
ho naniphlet telling about It.
Addretu* I>r Kilmer & Co . lHn*lmmton.
N Y . and enclose ten cents, al.no men-
tion thla paper.
His Suspicions Aroused.
lira. Gwendolyn Van Style—And,
Orlttln, always remember to offer the
tinlver for the gentleman's card.
Orlttln (elevating himself to tiptoe)
Mrs. O. Van 8.—And. under no clr-
4Mtmstnnces. (irltttn, remain waiting in
the drttw'tiig room until 1 come down,
mh you did yesterday.
Orlttln (letting himself down to his
heels again)—But suppoae. mem, as I
takes hi in to he a gent, mem, what'll
bear watchln', mem?
Juice of Lemons!
How to Make Skin
White and Beautiful
SEVEN DAYS AT A
i The trip of the Itullan war mission
through the South and Middle West,
which Was to have been begun recent-
ly, has been postponed owing to tin*
illness of the Prince of I'dine and
+ + +
1 At the request of the state depart-
i ment the federal reserve board has
[ warned member banks of the reserve
' system I hat German interests in Latin
,r ! America are .seeking to secure Amer-
everal ' Jcun 'UIU'H 'or fomenting trouble in
Considerable activity was displayed
by the artillery on both sides alon
the British front in France in severu., . ,, .
districts, liu-1 in I i iik the neighborhood ^is hemisphere and that all
KEcT BABY FOUND MUriUtREB
MYSTERY OF SPRINGFIELD
Mob of Thousands Disuaded From
Lynching By Prisoner* Protests
of Viniy mid the Yprtis sector lli'il
iHh milling parties unit airmen also
ware buwy in numerous successful
+ v + +
Very spirited artillery fighting wi.s
maintained In the entire region went
of Uraye-en-Lannnolu Further to the
eiiHt, in the Hector of < iiionne-('he\
reux there wag an Intermittent bom
hurdmunt of i>ur first line. No infan
try action occurred, says u Flench of
+ ♦ +
After a lull of three weeks, In which
both the Allies and the Germans have
been steadily employed In endeavor-
ing to discover each other's weak
points, fighting on a sizable scale
again has broken out all along the
+ + +
Russian troops have won a victim
In a battle with the Turks in the Saki
region on the Mesopotamia!) frontier,
taking possession of three heights, the
war office announced recently. The
statement also reports the repulse of
a Kurdish attack southeast of Krlln
+ + +
The conditions as to food supplies In
Germany may be conjectured from the
fact that it now is definitely settled
that best fed of the German fighting
units subsist ou a ration which equals
only three-fifths In weight and value
that Issued to the ll|)tl*h troops The
best nourished German troops are
those iu reserve Just back of the light
+ + +
Many tons of bombs have been
dropped by llrltlsh aircraft on the Bel-
gian towns of Ostend, Zeebrugge and
llruges, says a recent official state-
ment issued by the British war de-
+ ♦ ♦
The intensive fighting along the
southern portion of the Austro-Gertnan
front has apparently entirely ceased
for the moment, official dispatches
say, the Italians probably being en-
gaged in consolidating positions won
and in bringing up their guus for fu-
evidence that two complete high Kiven by suspects under arrest here,
vered wireless Installations, asset..- An old house there, deserted for^ sev
Springfield. Mo -The body of IJoyd
Keet. 14-conth-old son of I Holland
Keet, wealthy banker, was found in a
of money to neutral countries on both well on the Crenshaw farm near here,
sides Of the Atlantic must be scruti The Crenshaw farm recently was
igzed carefully. searched by authorities after it had
•I* + + been named In alleged statement^
bled in New York from various
sources, were shipped piecemeal to
Mexico, supposedly for use of a Ger-
man spy system in this country, was
unearthed in connection with the ar-
rest of three men on charges of con-
spiring to send mail containing mili-
tary information surreptitiously from
the United States to Germany through
members of Norwegian ship crews.
+ + +
Brig. Gen. W. A. White, head of the
llrltish recruiting mission in the
United States, has taken charge of
the llrltish headquarters in New York
and arranged for the first drive for i«'
cruits, which will be among British
actors along Broadway.
+ + +
r J. Coggan, cattleman, with ranches
in New Mexico and Texas, was arret-
ed at El Paso, charged with the rnur-
ral years, was the headquarters for
the abduction band who planned to
kidnap C. A. Clrnnt, walthyetaoinsh
kidnap 0. A. Clement, wealthy jew eler
here, and a St Louis munition maker.
Twelve thousand persons, man> carry-
ing ropes, waited on the streets of
Springfield all of Saturday night,
tl,iIU the returns of posses that toll of life in that property,
overpowered Sheriff Webb and took ■ All hope that any of the unaccount-
from him the prisoners arrested in ; ed for miners had escaped from the
connection with the kidnapping.
200 LOST IN BURNING MINE
HORRIBLE DISASTER IN COP-
PER SHAFT AT BUTTE
Over Two Hundred Escape In Nick of
Time—Bodies Are Being
Hutto. Mont.—With fifty bodies re-
covered and about 150 >jiien missing
ns the result of a Are which broke
out in the Speculator copper mine,
Butte wrestled with the worst mining
disaster in its history.
Fire broke out in the lower level
af the mine late at night, starting
from a broken power caple that car-
ried electricity to the undergrpund
pumps. Lower levels quickly tilled
with smoke and gas. There were 415
men on the night shift. Of these, 250
escaped through levels connecting
with other mines. The gas spread to
the Diamond mine and took a further
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mines was abandoned when the liel
met men penetrated to the 7,200 foot I
level of the Speculator mine from ad-
Joining mines, waded through water
up to their armpits, encountered
strong gas and saw many bodies
denying stouth that he* were guilty I which they were unable to recover.)
of the d,-appearance and death of lit- l'°rty dead had been taken out.
Lloy.i Keet. the wealthy banker's j The Granite Mountain shaft, 3,600
The sheriff and his guard were over-
powered by the mob of Springfield
iltlzens at Stockton. Mo., and their
lives threatened but the prisoners won
freedom from harm for themselves by i
Your Fruit Won't
Spoil If Yon Uie
Sf*ciaJ!y recommended few cold pack canning.
Send 2c atamp for new book on pre er> ins or 10c in
•tamp*for one dozen ring* if you cannot get them at
your dealcx'g. Addreaa Department 54
BOSTON WOVEN HOSE & RUBBER CO.
Sheriff Will Webb returned and said
four of the prisoners, including Mrs.
Taylor Adams, the woman member of
der of Thomas Lyons, wealthy cattle- the band are in jail at Stockton, the
man of Silver City, N. M . in K1 Paso
ou May 16 last.
+ + +
The American fishing schooner Ar-
eas was boarded by the crew of .. Mex-
ican gunboat off the coast of Tehuan-
tepee, Mexico, on the high seas re-
cently. and looted of ilothlng. fishing
gear and medicine chest This neN\ s
was brought to Galveston by Capt. S.
A. McDonald of the Areas.
+ + +
ounty seat of Cedar county, forty
miles to the north. The two other
prisoner.-- C. J. I'iersol and Taylor
Adams, the woman's husband had
been sent northward under a guard,
toward a railroad line that would pro-
vide transportation to Jefferson City
and the Missouri state penitentiary.
Out of meager news that has come
back to Springfield from the rough
hills and sparsely settled districts of
Cedar. Polk and Dade counties, it has
feet deep, is a roaring chimney. With
the destruction of its supporting tim-
bers. the ground is caving, compelling
all work to be directed from the levels
connecting with adjoining mines. The
Speculator, another shaft about 800
feet distant, connects with the Granite
Mountain on the different levels.
Tons of water are being poured into
the Granite "Mountain shaft and from
points on connecting levels with ad-
joining mines as near as It is possible
to get to the scene of the fire. As
yet there has been no organized at-
tempt to combat the Are except to
try to get the bodies out. It is be-
lieved that the mine damage will ex-
ceed one million dollars.
An appalling sight for a number of
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U. S. GOVERNMENT BUYS IT
ther operations in their campaign
against Trlest Along -he Isonzo Imo organUat.on oppoj-
.... ... . . . , ing th- working of the selective draft.
. , f>, cAaiiif nf t>een possible to supply only the bare ,
Six men are dead as the result of ^ ,n haIU fight for „
the casing head gasoline explosion in idanis and her five ' spectators was the cremation of two
,he Plan: of -he Moon Gasoline Com- ^i™ ^ppa^ tt wat won ! -«• Conway and Pete Start-
by Ptereol, who authorities say, lias , dan who were trapped in a double-
made damaging admission in the at- I ^ctad cage about twen^ feet above
tempts to fix the makeup of the band,
but refused, despite a rope around his
neck, to admit that any of the sus-
pects were concerned with the death
of little Lloyd.
The Keet baby was stolen from the ^ ^ found (n Mlsslss|pp, Dlarrhea
fiiully home here the night of Ma> 30 Liberty Loan Reported Going Slow In Cordlal prlee 25(, uud 50c.—Adv.
His parents had gone to a dance at the All Districts.
country club here and the baby was Mantell's Ghost Story.
left with a nurse and an older son. | Washington —Totals of subscrip- Robert Mantell tells of a barnstorra-
pany. near Bixby. Ok. John M. Kiu-
zerald, Ira Steiger, Bennett Boyd, W
Krank Frederick. Rev is Frederick and
J. V Crow are the men who, lingering
for hours in agony from their terrible
burns, died the next day.
+ + +
The large reservoir which supplies
l>ewar. Ok., with water was dynamited
late the other night. Dewar has been
the headquarters, it is alleged, of lueiu-
1 bers of the Working Class Union, a
the collar of the shaft, with the flames
flying from the shaft like
torch around them.
So your English cousin has re.
a giant , turned to active service."
"Yes, he's back at the front."
STILL SHORT $1.300.000.000 Disagreeable and Dangerous Trouble
Is diarrhea, but a speedy and certain
At the cost of a small Jar of ordi-
nary cold cream one can prepare a full
quarter pint of the most wonderful
leiuon sklu softener and complexion
beautlfter, by squeezing the Juice of
two fresh lemons iuto a bottle contain-
ing three ounces of orchard white.
Care should be takeu to strain the
Juice through a flue cloth so no lemon
pulp gets In, theu this lotlou will keep
fresh for mouths. Kvery woman knows
that lemon Juice Is used to bleach and
remove such blemishes as freckles, sal-
lowness and tan. and Is the ideal skin
softener, suiootheuer and beautttter.
Just try It I (.Jet three ounces of
orchard white at any pharmacy and
two lemons from the grocer and make
up a quarter pint of this sweetly fra-
graut lemon lotion and massage ft
dally Into the face, neck, arms and
hands. It should naturally help to
whiten, soften, freshen and bring out
the roses and beauty of any skin It
Is truly marvelous to smoothen rough,
red hands. Adv.
Helping It Do Its Bit.
"Gentlemen," said the facetious one
as he sat down to an ample repast, "I
wish It plainly understood that I'm pa-
triotic through and through, and am
doing my bit for tuy country, but I'll
have to admit tha: before I can do
Justice to the oncoming I'll have to
allow my belt to be a little slacker."
ON FIRST SYMPTOMS
Use "Renovlne" and be cured. Do not
wait until the heart organ Is beyond
repair. "Renoeine" Is the heart and
nerve tonic. Price 50c and $1.01).—Adv.
Kldd -They say Venice has canals
iustead of streets. What do you sup-
pose the Salvation Army does for cor-
Kidder—Guess they have to use the
navy department over there.
When Your Eves Need Care
Try Murine Eye Remedy
Mo l"Ht Coal fori. Mi otOU
I>rO||glBt<e or tu lj. Wriu# for tr^m «*■
ntlUM KX a KJt.XJLUX CO.. CUiCAtaO
only artillery duels have been In prog
ress, owing to bad weather conditions
+ + +
The Germans appear daily to grow-
iuore nervous and worried by the pres
etit lull on the western front. TI
are watching the British with cat-like
alertness. The slightest alarm during
the night sets their guns going anil
many defensive barrage . mams ha\e
been projected uselessly in front of
the British positions
+ + ♦
The safe arrival at a Russian port
of the American commission to Rus-
sia, headed by Kllhu Root, ambassador
extraordinary, was announced in a ii-
patch to the navy department. Th
commission left Washington about
May 15. charged with greetings to he
new democratic government of Russia
and authorized to pledge unstinted aid
from the Vnited States.
+ + ♦
Contracts for 3,450.000 pair of shoe*
for the army and navy have been
awarded through the national I'fft" -e
ing the working
The standpipe was built of steel.
+ + +
Twehty-one deaths, upwards of 100
persons injured and property damage
estimated at possibly a million dollars
was the toll taken by a series of
spring tornadoes that played havoc
with several sections and towns of
-outhern Missouri, nor'h central Okla-
homa and southeastern Kansas re-
+ + +
The most disastrous fire in the his-
tory of the Healdton field raged re-
cently, lightning destroying four tanSts
oil at the time they were struck. One
of the tanks is of 37,500-barrel capac-
ity and the other three are 55,000-bap
| rel tanks.
+ + +
' Oklahoma this year will produce be-
'f 'ween !5 million and 30 million bush-
I els of wheat, virtually a normal crop
I from a production standpoint, accord-
ng to the monthly crop report issued
b> the state board of agriculture.
+ + +
The abduction was said to have beer,
committed about 10 o'clock that night.
Neighbors described later having seen
an automobile drive by the house at
a rapid rate 01 speed. It w as supposed
to have stopped behind some bushes.
Three men were believed to be the ab-
ductors and it is assumed they took
the baby from his crib, carrying him
about two hundred yards to tne car.
The Crenshaw farm is eight miles
southwest of here. The body was
Washington.—Totals of subscrip-
tions to the Liberty loan, aggregating ing company In the West In the old
$1.300,0000,000 as announced by Sec- days that made a try at Shakespeare,
retary McAdoo were made public by Considerable complaint was heard rela-
the treasury department, showing tive to the efforts of the man who es-
that not one of the twelve federal re- sayed to do the ghost in "Hamlet."
seme districts has subscribed to Its One day a dramatic man on a local
minimum allomen. alhough New York, paper said to the leading man:
with the most favorable showing, has "That fellow who plays the ghost
nearly reached the minimum. does not suggest the supernatural."
In some instances the amount of "I should say not," assented the
subscription from federal reserve dls- leading man with alacrity, "but he does
tricts has fallen to less than one-third suggest the natural super."—Every
partly decomposed and had been in | of allotments. The figures made pub- body's Magazine.
the well apparently two or three days. '.lc .«-e based upon actual subscrip-
Local and federal authorities here Hons forwarded to the reserve banks
Figures By Districts.
The figures are:
are continuing their invetsigation of
the disappearance of the baby Th^
formal charge is that of attempting to
commit a felony by jplanning abduc-
tion, the alleged cases referred to be-
ing the plans, maintained by authori-
ties to have been, made, to kiunap C.
A. Clement, wealthy jeweler here; a
baby and a St. Louis munitions maker.
The Keet case has not come within
the scope of the warrants.
K insas City
Elections in Land of Nippon.
The Japanese people are satisfied
with the result of the election of April
20, but agitation regarding expense at-
tending a canvass for a seat in parlia-
ment is renewed. The same argument
is heard as those after the last gen
eral election, according to East and
'r 1 1 ^ West. The Chugal Shogyo estimates
the cost of 600 candidates at not less
,(1.1,1 than $2,640,000! This Is more than
_ representatives In the United States
San Franclsc'i.. '* io'l 14ii.moij.wj") r
The figures include subscriptions expend, but senators have been known
council. Delivery is to be completed
within eight months, and the aterag
price per pair will be $4 55. The con-
tracts. awarded to competitive bids. [
were distributed among 27 firms
+ + +
The Senate finance committee ha«
decided to provide in the War Tax
bill to raise 80 million dollars by con-
sumption taxes of two cents a pound
on coffee, five cents on tea, one-half
cent on sugar and three cents on
cocoa. Another Important change
agreed upon was the elimination of
the present tax of IS4 per cent on
war munitions, now raising 25 million
♦ ♦ ♦
Asserting that the Socialist party
"Is probably the greatest single ob-
stacle to the progress of Socialism In
America." and has been "committed
to a program essentially unneutral. un-
American and pro-German," John
"ipargo. Socialist writer and member
The Giornale d'ltalia says Emperor
Charles of Austria soon will proclaim
Triest autonomous, whereby it will be-
come "a free city," like Hamburg and
+ + +
Marshal Joffre has been designated
by the minister of war to continue his
work, begun in Washington, of assist-
ing in American participation in the
nrnfiuiiin una/ I iu i nwnnW which had been received through all to pay half a million for sent
FERSHIIMu NuvV IN LUNUUr* agenciea including banks, by federal body. The Chugal says the gbvern-
reserve banks at the time Secretary ment spent $200,000 for supervising
^menican Commander Crosses Atlan-
tic In Safety.
McAd o made his announcement.
London—A British trans-Atlantio
steamer moored in a British port, hav-
ing the staff of th% first division of
the American army that will co-oper-
ate in the world war; General John
J. Pershing and his personal staff and
SUBS STILL LOSING OUT,
sentative of the French governn
in cooperating with the American
commander, Major General Pershing.
+ + ♦
The Bfitish war office has rece fed
confirmation that Capt. Albert Ball,
one of Great Britain'* most noted avi
ators. was killed in action some time
ago. Captain Ball bad been missing
since May T.
♦ + +
"Kronstadt will be declared morally
London.—The weekly report of the
British admiralty concerning British
registration for war service thus far is
_ _ rines says that fifteen vessels of more ii.tiirhane.
the officers of the general staff num- than j g00 ton3 anj three vessels less ht>avv fliiunolal hm
bering nearly sixty. There also were
ill. therefore, be the repre- Qa about 80Tenty private sol-
of the nation il executive committee boycotted, outlawed and cut off from
of the Socialist party, announced re-
cently that be ba^ resigned from the
. * * *
Nine bodies have been recovered
from a mine at Herrin. Ill, where
1 hey were entombed by an explosion
the other night. Two injured miners
were rescued and are in a critical con-
♦ ♦ ♦
America Is building as many de-
•troyera as her shipyards will accom-
modate. according to a recent an-
nouncement from Secretary of the
A propaganda plot, with national
headquarters in Columbus. O, orgu-
the rest of the empire unless it immi
diately withdraws its defiance to th-
provisional government," says an offi-
cial Russian statement.
+ + +
The German admiralty has prom-
ised a safe passage through the barred
zone to all neutral vessels in English
ports July 1, provided they earry dis-
tinctive signs and follow indicated
♦ + ♦
Maxim Gorky; the noted Russian
author, publishes a sensational account
of an attempt by P. Rixow, the Bul-
garian minister at Berlin, to inveigle
Uim into clandestine negotiations for
1 separate peace.
It is reported from China that the
diers. and a clerical force of the same
The ship crossed without sighting | follows:
a hostile craft. When the passengers
came on deck the last morning they
found American torpedo boat destroy-
ers escorting them on either side
The arrival of the Americans In
London also was a quiet one, the
knowledge of the coming of the repre-
sentatives of the newest ally being un-
known to the public. There were nc
military formalities at the stations.
than 1,600 tons, besides three fishing
vessels, were sunk last week. This is
a total loss of 511 British ships for
the fourteen weeks ending June 5, as
the election, which, to Americans, will
appear moderate. This sum Includes
"stumping trips" through the country
by cabinet ministers; members of the
opposition paid their own expenses.
The editor regrets that so many men
entitled to vote fall to exercise their
high privilege. Repeated dissolution
of the diet not only causes political
he argues, but Imposes
upon the uatlon
and upon Individuals.
Sixth 17 .
nized to induce voang men of military 1 provinces of Anhwel, Honan and
age all over the United States to re-, Hupeh have declared their indepen-
train from registering for artuy -er- ience This action Is said to have
vice has been uncovered by state and been taken to express disapprobation
government secret service agents, ac- of the proCernian policy of the Kwo
onlitig to an anriunceuient made by 4.n Tang, the political party now aa-
- M. Co* oendant m Peking.
Hundred Aviators In France.
Washington—One hundred aviators
from the navy flying corps have ar-
rived safely In France tor any duty
that may present Itself, according to
the statement issued by Secrtary Dan
iels. They are the first of the Amer
lean fighting forces to reach France.
The statement adds that Lieutenant
Kenneth Whiting commands the
corps, which '>v sent tor duty in
anti-submarine operations or any other
active duty that may be given them
In France. The force includes four
highly trained aviators and a large
percentage of the remaining men is
also composed of experienced airmen.
The others will complete their train,
ing in France.
Japanese Mission Next.
Tokio.—It is understood here th t
Japan is arranging to send an official
-ajmm ssion to the United States.
Thirteenth 18 1
Totals 287 120 107
Grand total ....511
American Steamer Routs U Boat.
Paris.—The American steamer Su-
rer shell has had a battle with a sub-
marine in the Mediterranean. After
exchanging sixty shots the submarine
Rear Admiral Lacaze, minister of
marine, said it was unknown whether
the submarine was sunk by a shot
from the Silver Shell or submerged
voluntarily to avoid further punish-
ment. It was always Impoasible. he
said, to ascertain whether a subma-
rine whi'dh disappeared had been des-
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