The Oklahoma Leader. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 24, No. 22, Ed. 1 Thursday, June 18, 1914 Page: 1 of 6
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(By Associated Press.)
New York, June 17.—The body or
Mark. H. Burch, a wealthy dry goods
merchant of this city, who died sud-
denly in New York yesterday evening,
during the excitement attending the
Yale-Harvard baseball game, was
brought here by his wife this morn-
Mrs. Burch absolutely refuses to
•believe that her husband is dead and
affirms the belief that her father and
their prayers will bring him out of the
"condition" in which he has fallen.
She will not accept the iphysicans'
verdict that he died of paralysis and
flfter the body was placed in her
home here, she opened a service of
Mrs. Burch will not allow an under-
taker to be summoned . "If one
cornea, he can't get in," she said
She has long been a member of the
♦First Church of Christ, Scientist.
CAUSE POLICE AID
(iBy Associated I'ress)
'Toledo, O., June 17—A skirmish be-
tween the administration and insurg-
ent factions of the Modern Woodmen
of America provoked a call for the
police today. It was said several men
SUNSHINE IN KANSAS;
(By Associated Press)
Topoka. June '1!7—The sun is shin-
ing In Kansas, raising the rain
trampled wheat fields and drying thr
The weather bureau sees no rain or
cloudy conditions ahead.
MEXICAN POLICY TO BE CHANGED
(IBy Associated Press)
Mexico City, June 17—High Mcx1
can officers today stated matters of
great importance which would result
in the complete restoration of peace
would be discussed at the extra ses
sion of the Chamber of Deputies.
Niagara Kails, June 17—On a word
from Washington depends the next
move in mediation.
Justice Lamar and Frederick I<eh-
tnan, commissioners representing thf
United States, telegraphed a twr
thousand word report of their con-
ference yesterday at Buffalo with
Rafael Zuburan and Louis Cabrira, thr
authorlze-d representatives of Carran
za In the United States.
The general feeling is that thr
United States may change Its policy
following reports of friction betweer
Generals Carranza and Villa, the con
stitutionallsts' reverses on land an<^
sea and the attitude of Zubaran and
Justice I^amar and Frederick W
Lehman, the American delegates ic
the mediation conference, after con-
ferring for four hours in Buffalo with
Rafael Zubaran and Luis Cabrera
personal representatives of fJeneni!
Carranza, failed to find a way to brinp
the constitutionalists in harmon}
with the scope of mediation.
The constitutionalist representa-
tives who had come from Washington
especially to see the American dele-
gates. told them why they could no.
agree to an armistice, why only s
man prominent in the constitutions*
ist ranks will be accepted by them to:
the provisional presidency, and final
ly they said they believed the consti-
tutionalist army would settle thf
Mexican problem If left unhampered
by foreign compilations.
The Americans returned to Niagara
Falls, feeling "that so far as the po-
litical pacification of Mexico is con
cerned. mediation had accomplished
nothing and jtrobably the end of the
conferences was very near.
The next full conference .is set for
Friday at 11 a. m, Until then little
will be done because of the absence
of Minister Naon of Argentina.
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Amcrican Delegates Represent Rebs
Washington, June 17—Even though
the mediators bar the rebels front the
peace conference, their side will be
as fully considered as though the>
had lelegates sitting at Niagara Falls.
For their desires will be transmitted
through the American delegates.
MURDERER OF DANCING
TEACHER MUST DIE
Springfield, 111., June 17.—The
judgment of the lower court sen-
tencing Harry Spencer to death for
the murder of Mrs. Mildred Rexroat
was affirmed by the supreme court
Mrs. Rexroat ,a dancing teacher in
Chicago from whom Spencer bad
taken lessons in tango steps, was
lured by him to a lonely road ne'ar
Wayne, l)upagfc county, and there
killed by a blow with a hammer.
The constitutionality of the Tice
good roads law was unheld today by
the state supreme court.
The case came up from the court
of Sangamon county, where Jacob
Martins of Mcl^ean asked an injunc-
tion to prevent State Auditor Brady
from paying out any money in the
s ate road fund.
ZACATECAS. WHERE GENERAL HUERTA IS MAKING HIS L AST AND FINAL STAND
Claude Russell, self confessed
burglar, will be sentenced in district
court Friday. He was arraigned be-
fore Judge Huston this morning and
I leaded guilty to breaking into a farm
house north of the city Monday and
stealing clothing and other articles.
The minimum sentence under the law
Is 2 years in the penitentiary.
Russell was captured by Officer
Vampner here yesterday as he was
preparing to board an outgoing train.
ONE FREED AND ONE
IS FOUND GUILTY
A jury in the district court late
yesterday evening brought in a ver-
dict of not guilty in the case of the
City against Adolph Feahrnian,
charged with violating the (prohibi-
Ano'her jury in the same court
found the evidence sufficient to con-
vict Otto Hansen on the same charge.
Hansen was assessed a fine of $.">0
and 30 days in the county jail.
The rest of the week will lie con-
alined trying cases appealed from thfi
city court. City Attorney Tibbetts Is
prosecuting for the city.
SUITS TO COLLECT COSTS
FROM BONDSMEN STARTED
Suit for recovery on bond was
started in two cases today in district
court. The suits are directed against
I S. Herber, Dan D. Dyche, A. J.
MaJbrey and G. H. Spraigns, all of
whom signed cost bonds in liquor
violation cases. The persons eonvlct-
d have refused to pay and the bond.'t-
nien are held liable.
NO TRACE OF S.
No ti-ace has been found of S. Doug-
ass Russell, head of the state, negro
u'phanage of Taft. Superintendent
Fohnson has been placed in charge
>f the school. It is charged that there
s a shortage in the funds of the Taft
school. Russell formerly resided at
Langston. He was last heard of in
A battle which may result decisive-
ly in the fight between the constitu-
tionalists and General Huerta is now
being fought at Zacatecas, a [Huerta
stronghold on the road to Mexico City.
The pbotogra'pli shows a view of
the city talken from a hill above it.
The beautiful old Mexican town is in
a valley surrounded .by lofty moun-
tains. In the center of the picture
may be seen the cathedral with the
fice at Juarez, in control of Carranza
officials .were taken over forcefully
by soldiers under Col. Thomas
Ornelas, military commcijider of
Juarez, and a Villa supporter.
WOMEN WILL HAVE TO WAIT
Voters of the state will not have a
chance to register their will on the
suffrage question at the coming
August 4th primaries. The requisite
number of signatures were not se-
cured. The progressive party of the
state pledged,' the women in their
platform that they would initiate the
VILLA PUTS CARRANZA
MEN IN JAIL
Torreon, June 17.—"I care nothing
for the howls of my enemies and I
will brook no interference. I'm after
Huerta, Carranza to the contrary
notwithstanding," said Villa today.
(By Associated Press.)
El Paso, Tex., June 17.—Reports
that General Villa had resigned as
commander of the northern military
zone in Mexico are confirmed. Car-
ranza's offices at Juarez were con-
fiscated by Villa supporters. Similar
confiscations took place at Chihuahua
City and at Torreon where Villa re-
Say Breach Is Not Permanent.
Washington. D. C., June 17.—'Villa's
action In resigning his commission
and imprisoning Carranza leaders Is
not interpreted <by constitntionallRt
leaders as meaning a permanent
breach between the two chiefs.
It Is said that troublesome politi-
cians have been bothering Carranza
and Villa for some tme, issuing or-
ders without auBliorlty whichl em-
barrassed their movements.
Carranza thought that matters
would right themselves, but Villa took
Grab Information Bureau.
El Paso, Tex., June 17.—The bureau
I of information and the telegraph of-
Chicago, 111., June 17.—"There is
little use for us to talk in the con
ventions as to what we should do to
make the world a better place to live
in when you see such things as that,"
said Mrs. P. A. McDougal, past
president of the Oklahoma State
Federation, yesterday to a reporter.
Mrs. McDougal had come over
Michigan boulevard to see the child-
ren's pageant in Grant park, when
she happened to notice the thing
which made her remark as she did.
A very pretty woman, so the re-
porter thought, was sitting in the
window of the Congress hotel annex,
the fifth window over the entrance
of Blum's store, and smoking a
cigaret. She wore a dark blue coat,
long white gloves, and had a white
collar on. The way she handled the
"nail" showed it was no new ex-
perience. Ano'her woman, an older
one, and not nearly so good looking,
was not smoking, but seemed to look
on with approval.
"I wish I could do something to
let her know what. I think of her.
Out where we live you never see
anything like that. I am told that
there Is a good bit o'f it. in the cast.
I hopo not, though."
TAMPICO, REBEL BOAT.
(By Associated Press.)
Washington. D. June 17. -The
Huerta gun boat, Guerrero, dofeatert
and probably same the constitution-
alist gun boat, Tampico, near Mazat-
lan according to a report from Rear
The captain and engineer of the
Tampico committed suicide.
right tower broken in half, a reminder
of the revolution of Madero.
After the constitutionalists look
Tampico and Saltillo it was expected
they would begin the attack on San
Luis Potosi and then go on into
Mexico City. But they decided to
approach the capital through Zacate-
cas and Guanajuato. Their armies
made a long detour from San Luis
Potosi Jo the west. The attack on
Zacatecas was begun by General
Panfilo Natera, recently plated In
command of the central army of the
constitutionalists. General Medina
Barron, the Huerta commander, de-
fended the town for the federal gov-
Reports indicate that 10,0 «0 men
were in the assaulting force, and that
they had previously cut the. remaln-
SANTA FE SIGNS
CONTRACT FOR OIL
ft is stated on good authority that
the Santa t'e has signed a five year
contract for oil to he used on all the
II is said the Santa Fe secured a
price of f>2 cents a barrel for five
FRENCH AVIATOR WILL
TRY OCEAN FLIGHT
London. June 17.—The French
aviator. Auguste Maicon, has .been en-
tered for the Daily Mail's trans-
Atlantic flight for a prize of $50,000
by Paris Singer at his own request.
Mr. Singer, who employs Maicon in
his ' aeroplane stable" at Camp I'
ing railroad communication, to the
Constitutionalists declared that to
cs ape from Zacatecas and make
their way south *lie federal army,
whose numbers were not given, would
have to cut its way through the cav-
alry brigade under General Domingo
Arrieta, which had reached the vicin-
ity of Zacatecas from Durango.
No Man's Land, over which no na-
tion claims sovereignty, holds valu-
able coal deposits. During three
months of the year foreign coal
miners work the rich deposits. Dis-
puts are settled in the primitive way.
If the commissioners erect a gov-
ernment for this remote corner of
creation they will have accomplish-
ed a feat without a parallel.
CROWDS HEAR TALK ON SEX
'Chicago, ill., June 17.—One of the
largest crowds of women which has
gathered in the Auditorium since the
biennial began listened yesterday to
Mrs. HI la l^lagg Young plead for sex
instruction in the public schools and
to Dean Walter T. Sumner speak on
the question of health marriage cer-
tificates before the .public health con-
"Girls should hold their heads up,
realizing what a great thing it is to
be a woman," said Mrs. Young.
"There should be no droop, no blush,
no simpering smile. The girls are
much more responsible for their own
fall than the men are, or, at least,
arat, will finance the venture, which we tell them so in the high schools of
he says is purely a sporting one.
Mr. Singer pays a high tribute to Doesn't Know How to Tell It.
Maicon's skill, daring and coolness, j I do not believe that children
He does not think Maicon will make should have sex matters explained to
the. attempt to fly across the Atlantic! them, in school, before they have
before the spring of 1915.
children are born into the world.
"Boys themselves, are learning that
the call of fatherhood is as noble as
the call of motherhood."
LIVING COST CUT
The department of foods of the Co-
lumbia University, New York, have
made some very interesting experi-
ments with coffee
Amongst other beneficial tests they
find that coffee, when pulverized. Is
not only (100 ,per cent efficient, but
will produce as much color ann
strength as two parts of a medium
ground coffee, not sifted, and as much
as four parts of the medium ground,
In other words, they have (tosltively
proven that pulverized coffee has
doubled the drawing efficiency of the
unsifted medium ground, which is the
Atlanta. Ga . April 21 - -"My face
overed with pimples 'which de-
creams, soaps ami ^osmetics
They were a source of constant hu-
miliation to me. (By the time i had
finished <a cake of Resinol Soap and
half a jar of Resinol Ointment, mv
skin was soft as velvet, and as smooth
My friends were stunned, and every-
one asked me what 1 had done 'When
I told them, I think they hardly be-
lieved it. for the transformation was
"Since then I have been using Res
Inol Soap and shall never be without
it again, for I have learned the de-
lights of a clear, soft, beautiful com-
plexion that may be attained by its
onfftant use." (Signed! Miss E. P
C.addis. 284 South Pryor St.
Resinol Ointment L" 0c. and f>1.00>,
and Resinol Soap (2."c), stop itching
instantly and speedily heal eczema,
and other tfkin humors, dandruff,
sores, burns and piles. Sold by every
druggist. For free trial write to Dept.
Ifi-IR, Resinol. Baltimore. Md. Don't
be fooled by "substitutes" for Resinol
offered by a few unscrupulous dealers
method in which coffee is most gen-
The bureau of foods recommends
the use of pulverized coffee, distinct-
ly specifying that pulverized coffee re-
tains the real quality of the bean,
more so than any other method.
Cxperts declare that its retaining
qualities permitted the most whole-
some, aromatic fluid that had ever
been poured from a coffee pot.
As a consequence, the sanitary drip
coffee pot is destined to replace per-
colators and other coffee retainers in
the majority of coffee drinking homes.
It. is an assured fact that the pub-
lic will drink considerable more cof-
fee when It Is made in this method
and grocers generally are making a
concerted effort to .push the sale of
these pots.—Rt. 1/OUls Times, May '18th
CHILDREN'S DAY AT ft
SCHOOL HOUSE ft
K k & ft s y. « $ K $ «•#. $ :*•
Song—"Fill the Sunday School
Ranks" Young People
Recitation—"It Is Children's Day"
Recitation—"Children's Wa*' We
Greet" Margaret Gerhard
Song- "We Will Follow All The
Day" Primary Class
Recitation—"The Apple Blossom
Girl" Freda Nan
Recitation--"We Will Follow Our
King" Susie Craig
Song—"Merry Birds Are Singing"
Recitation—"The Lessons of Chil-
dren's Day" 'Hilda Gerhard
Plofwer Drill and Concert Recita-
tion Five Girls
Song—"A Gift For The King
Recitation—"l*ambs of the Flock"
Song—Jesus Little Ones
j reached the years of discretion. I do j necltation-"Suffer The Children to
Gustavo Hamel, the English aviator,
who was entered for this race ami
whose manager was making the pre- I
liminary arangements for the attempt' j
was lost while crossing the English j
channel several weeks ago.
WILL BEGIN RULE ON
NO MAN'S LAND
Washington, I). C„ June 17.—A
conference unique in history conven-
ed in Christiania today when dele-
gates from the United States and
Russia. Norway and other northern
European countries met to frame a
government for the world's one coun-
today by attorneys for W. B. Weller I try without a flag -the Spittzbergen decay. As It Is today, anybody can
of Enid, directed against C. Mad sen. Islands commonly called No Man s a/ marriage certificate! without
wherein the plaintiff asks $1,000 j Land question, in most of our states, and
damages for physical anguish, the re- William K. Collier of New York be married by other persons who do
suit of Injuries received at the hands ant* Fred K. Nielsen, assistant solici- noj bother to make inquiries, and
of iMadsen. j *-or state department, are the , diseased, maimed, imbecile, vicious
ASKS $1,000 DAMAGES
suit was filed in district court I
not know how to do it myself, and
, I only hope that the women in this
assemblage who have found a plan to
do it. best will tell me."
Dr. Rachel Yarros of Hull House,
lecturer on personal hygiene to the
Chicago high school girls, spoke on
the demand she was making that
social diseases be wiped off the
Dean Sumner Speaks.
Dean Sumner then spoflce.
"T demand a clean health certifi-
cate." he said. "Every preacher could
do this, and it would help much In
solving one of our most trying prob-
lems—and one which must be solved
If tliP nation does not go down In
MURDAUGH OUT OF
Oklahoma City, June 17—'President
K. D. Murdaugh of the Durant stitc
normal gave his resignation to the
state hoard of education Tuesday au.i
it was accepted. Inability to work In
harmony with the citizens of Durant
was given as the reason for his r?-
tircment. A l.ifpe delegation appear-
ed before the board to protest again?*
his re-election Monday.
Dr Murdaugh has been president
of the Durant school foT three years,
going there from the Claremore unl-
verjrity oparatorv school where I.o
was president. He was first presi-
dent of the Edmond normal when that
school was founded before statehood.
Come" Helen Scheiling
Song—"Sing of Jesus Our Shep-
herd" Young People
Drill—"A Fresh Bouquet for Chil-
dren's .Day" Junior & Primary Class
Recitation—"God Will Understand"
Recitation Mr. Morgan
Song—''Joy Bells" .... Junior Class
Recitation -"Goodbye Dear ChU
dren's Day .. Bessie Palgham
Song "Children's Day Farewell" ..
Junior and Primary Class
EUGENICS LAW IS VALID
(By Associated Press)
Madison, Wis., .Tune 17—The su-
preme court of Wisconsin sustained
the constitutionality of the eugenics
marriage law today, reversing the
judgment of the Milwaukee county
circuit court which declared it invalid.
OHIO OIL PRICES DROP
(By Associated Press)
Flndlay, O, June 17--Prices of oils
were reduced three cents a barrel,
following a reduction of eastern oils
IS FOUND DEAD
(By Associated Press.)
Oakland, Cal., June 17.—-Helen
Moscow, the blind soprano, known as
the '"Helen Keller of the West," was
found dead at her home today.
The cause of her death Is unknown
A spoon was found In an empty
glass. It will be examined to ascer-
tain if It contained poison.
Besides being a musician Miss
Meacow was a proficient linguist.
She skated and danced and en gag d
in various athletic pastimes. She was
about thirty years old and was a
friend of Helen Keller.
ANNA SHAW'S ODD
VIEWS ON WEDLOCK
Philadelphia, Pa., June 17.-*-"The
marriage ceremony has outlived Its
usefulness and should be relegsted to
oblivion." This in a nutshell is the
view of Dr. Anna Shaw, president of
the National Woman Suffrage asso-
"Why folks are always seeking an
old maid's views of matrimony Is
something that I never could under-
stand," Dr. Shaw said. "But it seems
to be tiie case, and, what is more,
some even go a Btep further and ask
me to marry them. The marriage
service, for one thing, is a poll par-
"The method as used reciting the
pledge is ridiculous, to say the least.
There is no solemnity, dignity or
character to that kind of a marriage.
I have officiated at a great many
ceremonies, especially when I h^d
my own church in the West, and '
have never known of a divorce
among the parties. I have always
believed in maJking the ceremony fit
the occasion. In other words. T have
a different service for each marriage.
"As for the word Obey, I only had
one girl who wanted to make such a
crazy promise. In fact she insisted
on it and I refused to marry her. No
woman obeys her husband. No man
with common sense aslkB his wife to
obey him. Therefore, I think that It
is positively wicked to use this word.
It Is spiritually and morally wrong to
encourage a woman to mpiWe a
promise she knows in her heart she
will not keep. The old Idea that a
woman should obey her husband was
all very well for the patriarch days.
"I have been crlttclsed for cutting
out 'Until death do us part.' How
do I or any other minister know
whether the couple will be flying to
the divorce court In a year or two?
We can not look Into the future.
Why, then, should we try to force
ourselves to believe that they will live
happy ever after? To them the say-
ing of Till death do us part' is only
a mockery." "fit
WILL NAME NEW
Oklahoma City, June 17—Members
of the new state board of agriculture
met Tuesday and spent the day at-
tempting to choose a successor to D*\
J. H. Connell, ousted president of A
& M. college at Stillwater. There are
five candidates for the vacancy.
(By Associated Press)
Westhrook. Conn., July 17—Edward
West, once famous negro rnlnr
died at his home here of pleurisy.
T. R. TALKS IN LONDON
liondon, June 17—Col. Theodore
Roosevelt appeared before the Royal
Geographical society last night to tell
the members and many of the most
conspicuous men in London public
life how he put the "Duvida" river on
the map of Brazil.
The society's theater In Burlington
Gardens was packed.
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