The Oklahoma Leader. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 26, No. 20, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 11, 1916 Page: 3 of 8
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Topkea, Kan , May 0.—After a pre
liminary hearing lasting all day, |
Alfred Vawter, charged with an ut-'
ROCK MOUND FANCIES
Dill you notice that Hook .Mound
wc«n tlu- championship lenuaul foi
li)lG at the losnty uutt.
There wore three 'Hi graduate*
from our school. Tin y are Host
Maker. .Minnie and Louis Hlllobranu
Hose made an average of 'J 1: t'lu
others wer© S;i and 85.
A crowd guthered from our district
and surprised Nina Shipman. .
I'oyed themselves very much
was l.j years old Ajprll 20.
ek .Mound s
liool closed Aljiril 1 i
a good program.
Nina Shipuian was given a large
slate di.doma ior perTect atlcntance
at school. Minnie and Louisa Hillc
•brand received six mon i'.is diploma:
and Rosalie Uuupc five months.
weeks, or once
will h( carried
teinpud assault upon Bertha Curren,
school teacher at W'avoland school,
four miles southwst of Wakarusa, was
hound over by Judge Hugh Fisher for
trial in (lie district eourt. His bond
was fixed at $1,000. Vawter Is a young
farmer, married and living just across
the road from the Waveland school.
His family is wealthy.
Only two witnesses were introduced
by the prosecution. They were Miss
Curren and little Helen Trousder, S
years old, one of Miss Curren's pupils.
The little girl, when asked whether
anyone in the eourt room looked like
the man she saw come out of an out-
building in which the attempted as-
sault is alleged to have taken place,
pointed at Vawter.
The identification, however, was not
positive, the little girl saying that he
was about the same size as the man
she saw. Blje did not see liis face.
Miss Curren testified that she recog-
nized Vawter when he attempted the
assault. She did not explain, how-
ever. why she did not tell anyone un-
til the next day, notwithstanding the
fnet that she knew another man,
Frank Moyer, a farm hand, was sus-
pected and that a number of men,
some o fhtem armed and threatening,
had gone after this susp< ct.
Schenck Hints at Lurid Defense.
She testified yesterday that she
recognlzul Vawtcr's fact? through a
veil he wore as a mask.
"Has it occurred io you thai I hero
might no! have been any lawsuit had
the little Trousder girl not gone to
the outbuilding at the time she did?" J
was a question John Schenck, repre |
sorting Vawter, asked of several wit-
nesses. The first time lie asked the
question, and those in the court room
caught the* inference, there was a
snicker, which was promptly rcpri- I
innndcd by Judge Fisher.
The litle girl testified that when- J
ever she tried lo open the door of the .
outbuilding someone pushed it shut, I
and that she heard voices, but no !
screams and that Miss Curren from
the inside first instructed her to run
across the road and bring help from Methodist University, under the direc. i
the Vawter home, but later called to tion of Prof. Hron, head of the d< i
her lo wait unlil her mother came to partment or chemistry and geology j
the Rchool house to take her home, has been making a thorough study !
The little girl waited and saw a mail of the Arbuckle mountains during)
with a veil over his face, run out of lie liaBt To Party established
Mrs. Watkins, of Guthrie, spent the
fpast week on her farm in this di;
The road bed is read,, for tihe ties
in some place in this district on the
Wellington May •; Congressman
Murra\ worked off a joker on the
house Indian committee this week by
adding a rider to the bill for the
relief of .1. F. McMurray ol' .McAlest-
er in claims aggregating $." ii,000
against the 'ChoctawIChiekasaw na-
tions relieving McMurray of the pay
incut of about $i!0.fM)0 in coal royal
tits said to be due the two tribes and
which the tribal attorneys claim par-
tially offset the McMurray claim.
The Indian commit to, it is said will
reconsider the amendment which pro
vided for cancellation of coal leases
not underlaid with merchantable coal
a* of dale of execution.
While you smoke and after
Good taste is important in
a cigarctte- mighty import-
ant. of course but it isn't
Fatimas, for instance, taste
so good that for years they
have, been outselling every
other cigarette costing over
Rut Fatimas give you
something else besides good
taste something else that
helps to explain why so many
thousands and thousands of
men stick to Fatimas against
all other cigarettes.
That ' something else" iu
cigarette - comfort while
you are smoking them and
a cigaiTtf "ay taste if.
while you are smoking it,
that cigarette burns your
tongue or "catches" you in
your throat? Fatimas have
a rood taste but they don't do
that they're comfortable!
And better yet, Fatimas
leave you feeling comfortable
afterwards. Yon can smoke
Fatimas more freely than any
other cigarette we know any-
thing about without having
any heavy or "mean" feeling
of having smoked too much.
That's why they're so
Try Fatimas right NOW
if you're ready and prove
FIRST PHOTO OF DAMAGE DONE IN VERDUN DURING BATTLE
At a conference of directors of the
r'air association and Chamber of Com-
merce and business men interested
in pushing the fair, held at the Cham
ber of Commerce last evening p'.ans
were formulated for at once taking
care of the indebtedness of the fair
caused by the had weather last year
nnd pushing the work of making
this year's fair the biggest and best
There will be a complete reorgani-
sation of the fair in every depart-
ment a change of plans, enlargement
of many premiums and adding of
many new features which will be very
attractive to everybody
Guthrie and Guthrie business men
and citizens of Logan county general-
ly are proud of the Cimarron Valley
Pair and the success It has attained
under adverse conditions and will get
behind it this year and make it one
of the biggest fairs in the state.
a camp at Crusher spur and from
there made marches to the points of
geological interest in the region. Ev-
erywhere they were met with charac-
teristic southern hospitality and the
aid rendered hv Messrs. Manning and
Stoner. managers of the rock crusher
a*. Crusher spur, was especially ap-
predated. This is the first time since
100!) that a party from this school
has studied the Arbuckle mountains,
■but many profitable trips will be
made to this region in the future.
Thorough study was made of the
Washita (Jorge which has been cut
h\ the Washita rfver through im-
mense thicknesses of limestone
strata producing scenic effects which
are equal to those of the Rockies,
illuming Mountain, which several
years ago was smoking and burning
and which would have become a
great natural attraction had it con-
tinued to burn was visited and stud:
ed. A large collection of lower
palaeozaic fossils was obtained from
White Mound and vicinity which is
the most prolific fossil bed in the
TI SMOKE OUT
IRISH REBEL LEADER
T.oudon, May r>. The O'Reilly, reb-
el leader, is hiding in the Dublin
postoffice. Police says he must be
FOR SIXTH TIME
Springfield. 111.. Mt
Dunne signed today the sixth re-
prieve he has granted Klston Scott,
negro murdered, under sentence of
death at Murphysboro. 111. The la?t
reprieve stays the hanging of the
negro from May 12 until July II.
Sheriff James White of Jackson
county, has declined to grant the sov-
A march up Henry creek to Turner-
Falls, through a region in which th
■scenery is as magnificent as that of
Colorado or of any of the other seen
jjc states. Why not see Oklahoma
(first? The finest examples of fault
i Ji g. folding and the various other
movements of rock strata were seen
at every turn. Truly it is a grand
region for the student of geology,
lover of nature and tourist.
I The excellent collection of miner-
als. rocks and fossils which was
made by the members of the partv
will l o added to the geological mus-
, cum of the university.
j Until the present year geology had
not been taught in the Methodist
•university for two years, hut the re-
organization of the department has
routed so much .interest in the worl*
that next year several new courses
Governor will he offered and sjtecial emphasis
will he placed on the study of the I
geology ard chemistry or oil and
A Street in Verdun Today,
\*. G. Disney, main lieutenant
.lames A. Harris. Republican national i
committeeman for Oklahoma, spent •
yesterday evening in Guthrie Mr. I
Disney, known as the "war horse pf j
the Arkansaw, * came here expressly •
to visit his old friend, A. B. Wood,1
who is in the Methodist hospital |
here "I wanted to convince Broth
er Wood that he should be for Col
French Troops Rushed T hrouqh Streets, in Buses.
FAIR OAK BRIEFS. vj
Fred Honnliiger had his I g brok-
en in a ruuawuy lust week.
L. Brown returned from the oil
field last wet k. H> the way lie talks
we t)ilirk he luis i uough of it for the
Mr and Mrs.
visited witn (J. 1
A Krendenbri*: i
Work on the Cur er
eli is again
Fred MHrquardt is here from Kan
shs visiting his fat hi r He reportH
©verythhing fine in that state, but not
much 'planted vc'
Some are planting
part of the county.
cotton in this
cfey e U <* fitycu Jo6uccc (it.
MURRAY TO RECUE
OF J. F
m THE TURKISH RL£ND
lass in general geology at the
DTSTR 1ST 37
iAISlKftRlP. ft lib * if * II IP
j ICdythc Cook is visiting a few days
this week with Mr and Mrs Johnes
Mrs. liOtigan went to Guthrie last
Saturday to have her eyes treated
as they arc worse again.
Mr. Pratt is ver> Hick with drops>
of the heart and is not aibl«> to be
up any more.
Lawrence Todd and Clarence Ven-
tris visited RCx lloyd nt 13111 Tip-
'Mr. Jackson held meeting at Mr.
Walters Monday as it rained Sunday
The small pox is getting along nice-
ly—Just two cases and we hope they
w ill be out soon.
Dolly Usterinan helped Grandma
Tipron pa>l>er her house last week.
Mr Mckert and Mr. Cook made a
trip to Stillwater this week. Mr.
Codk' is on the jury.
IF VOTER'S NiE
IS NOT ON BOOK
HE CAN'T VOTE
In a letter to a county registrar,
Attorney Alger Melton, who is chair
man of the democratic central com-
mittee, bus the following to say con
ccrning the registration act:
"Some suggestion has been made
that under the provisions of the reg-
istration law, those who voted in 1914
are not required to register. Constru
ing the provisions of this act together
with those of the constitution, I am
of the opinion that unless a voter reg-
isters. he Is not entitled to vote in the
primary election, regardless of the
provisions of the registration act, and
that if lie desires to exercise his right
io participate in party primaries, he
must register under the provisons of
the registration law. I also call your
attention to Section I) of Article 4 of
the Constitution which provides in
part that the legislature may provide
by law for the registration of electors
throughout the state, and when it is so
provided, no person shall vote at any
election unless be shall have regis-
tered according to law. Under this
plain provision of the Constitution,
it is extremely doubtful if an elector
could rely upon the provisions of the
registration act with reference to
electors in 1914 because of the want
of authority in th4* legislature to ex-
empt any elector from registering
under this provision of the Constitu-
tion. Therefore, it is extremely im-
portant that all electors register."
GIRL VICTIM OFWHITE
SLAVER TELLS ST0R1
Oklahoma City, Okla., May 6.—The
federal grand jury here Friday
heard the statement of Ella Akin,
Wichita girl, 15 years old, who alleges
that Jack Ward, alias Jack Edwards,
alias Carl Hunter, lured her away
from her home in Wichita and brought
her to Oklahoma. Ward is in jail at
Guthrie, charged with violation of the
Mann white slave act.
According to the statements made
by the girl, who Is said to be only
15 years old, Ward took her first to
Perry, where they remained a week,
representing that they were married.
They went later to Guthrie and regis-
tered there as man and wife at a
hotel. The girl said Ward lured her
away from her home In Wichita upon
a promise of marriage. They left
there April 16.
The girl was called before the fed-
eral grand jury Friday afternoon, and
related her sad story ller mother
came down from Wichita and will
remain wit h her until I lie grand
jury is through with her. Ward was
unable to give bond after being ar
raigncd before Commissioner Green
at Guthrie, and was placed in jail
Miss Akin's mother was led to be-
lieve that Ward and her daughter were
Jiarried, although she was consider-
ably worried about the affair Ward
is Jli years old.
TRIED TO "GUM-UP"
A WEDDING CEREMONY
Kansas City, May fi.—AVUon Eddy
Foley found he was not Invited to n
wedding on Jefferson street near
Thirteenth street, last night he put
on his best clothes and proceeded to
p cket the place in approved labor
"Don't go in there," be was warn-
ing guests when a policeman arrest-
Foley was fined $." by Judge Coon
today. He said he had been a suitor
o" the young lady who was to be wed.
'Ho also said he had been drinking.
WOULD MARK LONELY
GRAVE OF TRAIL FOUNDER
Blackwell. Okla., May 5.—In ititne
' unknown spot on the north bank of the
Canadian river is the grave of Jesse
Chlsholm, and according to Jim
Riehey, former pioneer hotel man of
Wichita. Kan., but now located at
Anadarko, Okla., that grave Is to Wo
found and a suitable marker put on it.
! The Chlsholm trail, leading south-
west from Wichita to Anadarko, was
laid out by Jesse Chlsholm in tho
.spring of 1805, according to Mr.
j Riehey, and because it afforded an
'excellent wagon route for the troops
I stationed at Fort Reno and Fort Sill
I hack lo civilization, it tfrcw Into much
prominence and as a consequence,
Oliisholm was credited with a great
deal of the success In development in
the early days in that section. For
that reason, Mr. Riehey says, the
grave of the man is lev lie marked.
GIRL STRIKERS FIGHT
TO GET BACK TO WORK
' Youngstown. Ohio, May 5.—The
strike situation here was enlivened
today by a street, fight in which a
number of girl employes of the Mahon-
ing Cigar company figured. The
trouble ensued when some of the girls,
who had been on a strike for higher
wages for several days, tried to get
back to work this morning. Police
were called and three girls taken to
jail. The plant later was closed In-
onel Roosevelt for president, but I Verdun
NATIONAL BANK CALL.
photographs of lion wrought. The lower picture
'the Germans began shows French tfoldlers being rushed to
fiiid him strong for Senator Burton, tiu-re the greatest battle of history. | various points on the line by one of
nr Ohio, said Mr. Disney. upper picture shows a glimpse of the 5,000 automobiles used by the
Roth Disney and Wood are dele- a jn t),e town and the destruc- French to bring up reinforcements,
gates to the Republican national con-
vention at Chicago, and while both — ' ' ===V
are pledged to James Harris, they will he for Roosevelt,'' said Mr. Wood. Mast and T find the sentiment very
are not for the same man for pre^i- Mr. Wood is raprdlv recovering j strong for Col. Roosevelt," said Mr.
dent. Disney is a strong Roosevelt from his illness and will attend the 'Disney. "Also, it may be well «o
adherent, while Mr. Wood is for his Chicago convention as a delegate, say at this time, that James Harris
6.—National old schoolmate Senator Burton. "I Mis alternate is A. A. Ewing of this will be seated by the national corn-
rnor assurances that the execution bank call was made by comptroller of . ^ for Senator Burton until T city. mittee as the duly elected committee-
rould be conducted "decently,'1 the treasury today as of May 1st. ,Ke® lie haR no show to win, then ij "I have just returned from the man for Oklahoma," he added.
I r I
BRITISH EXTEND MINE
FIELD IN NORTH SH
Washington. D ('., May Ambas-
sador Page forwarded to the siate de
partment today a nolo from the
British government stating that it had
been found necessary to extend I he
eastern limit of Hie danger area of the
British mine field in the North sea off
the Belgian roast as prescribed in
October. 1914. to a point almost seven
miles nearer tho Netherlands coast.
REAL PATROL DOT!
The Scouts of Troop One nere
lust night on duty as patrolmen and
orderlies during the Booster hand
concert. The boys believe In a
cleaner, better and bigger Guthrie and :
are willing to work for it. Every
Boy Scout Is a friend to everybody—j
be kind to each of them and lend a
"SPIKED" PIES SELL
LIKE HOT CAKES
I: dependence, Kan , Man 6 —•Put-
ting whiskey in inince pics created
kuite a demand for them the proprie-
tor of a negro restaurant here admit-
ted in police court today. Twenty
quarts of whiskey were taken at hi*
place along with a barrel of bottled
imitation beer and in explaining why
he needed so much whiskey he
brought in the pie story. "You must
make a 'ot of mince pies." It was
suggested. "Yes sir, I do," he re-
sponded, 'the boys just naturally
reach for ihem there pies."
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