The Davenport New Era (Davenport, Okla.), Vol. 10, No. 9, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 11, 1918 Page: 2 of 12
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RT NEW ERA
NEW CERTIFICATES WILL
MATURE AT END OF
FIRST $50 BOND IS PRINTED
PruiH Start Grinding Hour After
Wilson Attaches 8lflnature and
will Produoe 500,000
Washington.—The legislative foun-
dation for the third Liberty loan wss
laid when congress oompleted and
President Wilson signed the hill au-
thorising lssuanoe of additional bonds
at 4">4 per cent.
Earlier in the day the treasury an
nounoed that the bonds would mature
In ten yoars—on Sept IB, 1928 and
*111 bear Interest from May 9 next,
payable semi-annually on September
18 and March 15.
The third Liberty loan campaign
iwill last four weeks, beginning Sat-
urday and ending May 4. Banks
will be given five days after the cam-
paign's close to tabulate and report
Instead of requiring a two percent
cash payment with the subscription
as in the second loan, five percent Vill
be asked for the third loan. Twenty
per cent then will be due May 38; 35
per cent July 18, and 40 per cent Aug-
On the basis of a $50 bond, pay-
ments under this plans would be
On subscription $2.50
May 38 10 00
July 18 1750
August 15 *0 00
The treasury department expects
many subscripers to pay In full on
purchase and these early payments
may be sufficient to redeem the
$900,000,000 of certificates of indebt-
edness falling due before May 9.
Otherwise it may be necessary to re
fund the certificates with other short-
The amount is 15,000,000,000 and
oversubscriptions, and the only re-
maining details to be determined
by the treasury are the arrangements
tor conversion of bonds of the first
and second loans into third Liberty
Within an hour after President Wil-
son signed the bond bill the first com-
pleted bond of the third Liberty loan
came from the press of the bureau of
engraving and printing. It was a
bond and was carefully laid aside by
James L. Wllmeth, director of the
bureau, for special disposition to be
determined later. They will be turn-
ed out at the rate of 500.000 a day to
supply demands for cash sales and im>
Workers Are Busy.
Reporta to the treasury told of busy
Liberty loan workers in cities and
villages all over the country prepay
lag for enthusiastic celebrations Sat-
ord ay for the opening of the loan
campaign and the anniversary of the
entrance of the United States into
the war. The keynote tor the big
popular war credit to be sounded by
President Wilson In a speech at Bal-
timore and by Secretary McAdoo at
The bill gives the secretary of the
treasury authority to Issue J4.5M.000,*
000 bonds In addition to the $S,<6€.-
•00.060 already authorised under for-
mer legislation; raises the intereet
rate from 4 to 4s* per cent aathor
lies Issuance of aa much as
fOO.OOO certificates of Indebtedness
at one time and extends the power to
lean ti,500,000.004 more to the sl'l—
from time (fi Up*
Collinsville, 111. — Robert P-
Praeger, a German, was hanged to
a tree south of the city limits by
a mob of 850 peraons, which drag-
ged him from the basement of the
city hall where he had been In
hiding. . , ,
Praeger bad made disloyal re*
marks In a recent address to min
ers at Maryville, 111.
Praeger. early in the night, was
taken in hand by members of the
local "loyalist" committee and
forced to parade barefooted
through the streets, kissing the
American flag at intervals. The
police rescued him and took him
to the city hall for safe-keeping.
Later in the night a crowd gath-
ered In front of the hall and de-
taanded that Praeger be surrender-
ed to the . Mayor Siegel coun-
selled calmness, but the demands
Increased and the police then took
Praeger to the basement, where
he was concealed beneath a pilo of
When the deft onstrants discov-
ered the man was not to be de-
livered to them they rushed past
a cordon of officers and after a)
short search dragged Praeger from
hiding. Barefooted he was led
through the streets at the end of
a rope and later was hanged.
LENROOT ELECTED SENATOR
WISCONSIN IS BACK IN THE
Berger, LaFolIette, the Kaiser and
Anarchy are decisively Defeated
at th Polls-
Milwaukee. — Congressman Irvine
L. Lenroot, republican, was elected
to the United States senate by a plur-
ality of from 8,000 to 12,000 over
Joseph K- Davles, democrat, choice
of President Wilson for the office.
On the basis of republican -and
democratic assertion that the disloyal
London.—There was a sudden and
marked decrease in the losses to
British shipping through mine or sub-
marine in the last week. The ad-
miralty reports that ouly six British
merchantmen of 1,600 tons or over
and seven under that tonnage were
sunk in the week ending March 30.
February 22 14
March 2 12
March 9 1*
March 16 11
March 23 16
March 30 6
Total — 882
Grand totalt 1,414.
"WISCONSIN—Irvine L. Lenroot,
KANSAS CITY—James CowgUl,
TULSA—C. H. Hubbard, demo-
MUSKOGEE—John L. Wisner,
EL RENO—P- P. Duffy. dem0"
ADA—W. S. Conger.
SAPULPA—Dr. J. Wade Bone.
SHAWNEE—Frank W. Watts,
DUNCAN—J- B. McLendon.
BARTLESVILLE — John John
Are the Worst
They lead to catarrh and
pneumonia. They weaken
the entire system and leave
it unable to resist the sudden
changes. They interfere with
your digestion and lessen your ac-
tivity. Neglected they soon become
that dread disease known as «ys-
temic catarrh. Don't ne^ct them.
If 3 costly as well as dangerous.
Will Safeguard You
Have a box of Peruna Tab-
lets with you for the sudden
cold or exposure. Tone your sys-
tem up with a regular course of the
liquid Peruna, fortify it against
colds, get your digestion up to nor-
mal, take care of yourself, and avoid
danger. If you are suffering now
begin the treatment at once. Give
Nature the help she needs to throw
off the catarrhal inflammation, and
again become well.
Peruna has been helping people
for 44 years. Thousands of homes
rely on it for coughs, colds and indi-
gestion. It's a good tonic for the
weak, as well.
The Peruna Company
JIT-BOATS CALLED EAGLES
Fortf Soon To Turn Out Three A
Washington.—With the first of the
Eagle boats, the new type super-sub-
marine chasers for the navy, schedu-
led for launching in June, Henry
Ford, the builder, has assured Sec-
retary Daniels It would be possible,
under great stress to turn the craft
out at the rate of three a day. Under
present plans Mr. Ford contemplates
launching a boat a day after the build-
ing process Is In full swing.
vote would go to Berger, the social
ist candidate, now under indictment
for seditious utterances, Wisconsin
has voted herself loyal by three or
four to one.
The returns are from forty-tnree
counties out of seventy-one. They
The missing counties are all repub-
lican except Washington.
Berger led the field in Milwaukee
county and Mayor Hoan, socialist
candidate for mayo:, was re-elected
Completely Defeat Chicago Socialists
Chicago-—Every one of the thirty
three socialist candidates for alderman
in the city elections was defeated.
The new city council will be a patri-
otic one for all the candidates en-
dorsed by Mayor William Hale
Thompson whose pro-German atti-
tude had been criticised were also
defeated. Aldermen were elected in
thirty-five wards. The new council
will be democratic and will contain
two socialists, both holdovers.
John W. Ralney, was elected con-
gressman from the Fourth district to
take the seat made vacant by the
death of Charles Martin. Ralney won
with a majority of 6.637 votes over
his two opponents, O. W. Christopher,
republican and Kasimlr P. tjugls, so-
IT* A WHC
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BUT n.1 CUT
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The dealer who has achieved big suc-
cess does not waste his time, energy and
money trying to sell unknown access°f'e*;
He knows that cheap accessories ere a
speculation, pure and pimple, both for h«
and his customers. He is not ^lm * ts
put himself In the class with the maker!
of products '.hat are "just as good. H«
banks on a steady, consistent turnover
Moco Monkey Grip the one established
patch, the one that Is universally accept-
ed as standard. This famous tire patch
has been tested by impartial experts and
oronounced perfect In performance. It
withstands the frictions! heat generated
under any conditions of 8®rv,c$: H
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paid if money accompanies ordei Put up
tn two size cans only. 54 square inches
11.00, 108 squsre Inches ?1.75.
Manufactured only hi tho
Moco Laboratories, Inc.
Oklahoma City, Okla.
HT WRITE FOR FREB SAMPLl
SPRING 18 HERE, your
production li lnerosiiug.
We want that Increase
$500,000 SACK OF FLOUR
Shriner. Will Sell It At Silver Jubilee
to Aid Red Cross.
Oklahoma City.—One sack ot flour
worth $500,000! Think of It!
The Shriner*' famous Red Cross
Mck of flour, which is to be sold and
resold until the money raised from
the sales amounts to s half million
dollars, is coming to Oklahoma City
sod will he sold to the highest bidder
during the India temple silver Jubilee
ceremonial. May J.
The Oklahoma City temple plans to
raise 150.000 from the sale or the
flow, the money to be used in R*i
India temple vms instituted in OkU-
horns City twenty-five years ago. At
that time six Shrlners from other tea-
jle* who lived to Oklahoma <Xj.
PLAN BIG EXPRESS MERGER
the express company, VV E DO THE KiwJ •
THE MERIDEN CREAMERY CO.
list and Central Sts. KaasasClty,
Govrnment May Allow Combine Into
Washington — Merging of the
express matter, taking approximately
poratlon, to operate them as a unit
and work out a basis for distribu-
tion of profits, is under consideration
between the rsllroad admlnlstration
and representatives ot the companies.
Some announcement is expected
within a week.
Conclusion ot an agreement has
been held up by difficulties In do
veloping a plan tor apportioning the
stock of the new company, which
would hav* virtually a monopoly of
express business. The railroad ad-
ministration would make a conlraot
with the single oompauy for hauling
express matter, taking aproxlmately
halt ot the transportation receipts
Heal SKin Troubles
That Itch and Burn
The^o^to cleanse and
nootlie and heal.
Iinpors others and hurts too. Relieve thro*'
riltatlmi and tickling, and get rul ot congas,
colds atxl hoarseness by taking at once
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Tryon, A. L. The Davenport New Era (Davenport, Okla.), Vol. 10, No. 9, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 11, 1918, newspaper, April 11, 1918; Davenport, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc109474/m1/2/: accessed February 17, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.