The Oklahoma Leader. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 26, No. 20, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 11, 1916 Page: 4 of 8
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TlTELT.AIiHTi, fllJTIIRIE. OKI.A. TI I ITTtSDAY. MAY 11. 101H.
fLFIlFI B LU
BACK TO WORK
Washington. May -^Congressman
Till Murray, who for tjie pa.st mouth
has been "frolic kin* around" over hi*
district, has returned to Wasliingto..
from his homo in TishoiuliiKo l( b
said thai "fetiro mending" was I v
principal object • Mr. Murra>' Ion ;
Appointui. n n the rural in.i'i
earning service In Oklahoma art i
non need a- follows
McCurtain, route I, l«ester \
Northam; Korn, route " William II
Umbach; lllngo, routes I and Wil
Ham IL. Stubbs.
I* •—— , |
The pos toff Ice department an
noitfces tho establishment of bran
poatoffice \o. I at Lawton. Okla at
332 K\ street. effective \la\ IT..
Now that it is praetleallv a uiv-l
t.'ita a public building bill III bo re
ported Congressman .lini Davenport
believes he will be suet essful in •
curlug an appropriation of $io.no<i
for the purchase of a silo and the
erection of a federal postoffiee build-
ing at bis homo town of Vinita Mi
Davenport also liopos to seeiirc a
piOpriations for the purchase of sites
frr federal buildings at Marti- -vlb-
Commissions have been Issued to
the following Oklahoma postmaster^
Frank A. Crawford. Grady < acting
postmaster); Kulex C Scott. llabor;
William P. MoCubbin. Hlalne. Georp1
I Kpporly. film; Ida M. Cooper.
Arguments have been completed In
the United States supreme court in
the case of the l.evindale Lead *
Zinc Mining Co., vs. Coleman, i
volvtng the question as to whether
land inherited by the husband and
Tather of an Osage Indian can be
transferred without the restrictions
having first been removed. Former
Osage Attorney p. ,\ Shlnn. repre-
senting Coleman, argued that the re
strietions follow the land, and there
fore inherited Indian property can
not be conveyed until the restrict ions
have been removed from the land
Attorney H. P White of Pawhuska
represented the mining company.
auiinously *oted. No one will bo Im-
poverished by the Increase. The per-
capita increase on taxpayers will not
e teed 84 cents. The valuation of
the school district aggregates sir.
million dollars. An extra two mflls
v .11 yield $ 12,000. Of this, under the
law !M) per cent can be utilized.
Thp call /or the election. May !6
as h'un printed and (lection of fie
lata <leM natcd There should lo n«
pi 11 backs on this proposition. The
object Is worthy and of Inestimable
benefit to the city's welfare.
Business Men Endorse Levy.
Uiihiiiess men generally are In fav-
or of the 2 mill increase.
The Chamber of Commerce at
meeting in February adopted the fol-
At the February meeting of the
amber of Commerce, after a full
d.Fcussion of the condition of the
• hools of the clt\ and their present
management the following resolu-
tion was adopted and a committee of
three appointed to present the same
to the city hoard of education and to
consult with them as to the need; of
Resolved: That the Chamber of
Commerce favors the proper equip
nicut of the high school at once so
a. to meet the requirements of the
state school Inspector and pledges the
support of the organization to
beard in making such immediate pro
visions and also In making provisir
for equipment and maintaining the |
high school and other schools of th
city to meet proper educational n
BRITISH BATTLESHIP SUNK IN MEDITERRANEAN
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i.uvseincuts of all or t'ac funds of the
i■ 11c* Lie t o: ditlon of the same
audited and approved ^.auditing
if.Ill,i.n ii|ijci^tces, vyjll be made
so that ti* i lawmiitUw.-a*, well as
t i o! al.-cjibqVH will know what
ucomiiU have been expended from
each particular fund of the budget
net * 1 : tor that month but the tot-*!
lor that portion of the year which
has expired and how much is avail-
able tor each specific purpose for the
rest of the >ear.
Thi: is Lie plan in general which
am I cc i worked out for presentation
or the Chamber ofj1-1 peroral meeting or the members
have, since their inaugur " the Chcmber of Commerce and
i holding iminv meefng--1 ^ilizeiis generally for their approval
Will Guthrie and Guthrie citizens
t-'ke adva: tage of Lie op|/'i tun tie.
P.Mti l*ii - brought ti fl'-eir doOi s and
i're.-on!.r« a un led front, move itc i '
llv ferward in t!ie ratios of pro-res;
ami prosperity or because of indif-
ference or di\' ion In the r.i'k* wil
these opportunities be allowed to
' • pse or pi. s unnoticed aad the city
'ose ■ound instead of gathingV
reeling tiiat this was a critic-l
> «ar i the (it s history that busi-
ness and all lines of tevelonuient
had .'ii upward trend and .1 feeling
of optimism was abroad the new
board of lir
' The British battleship itusi < I, 14,000
'ens, was sunk In the Mediterranean,
ii is' believed by ;i (ierman mine.
S.iino Imen were lost.
f OR Eli RICH 1'K 105 WITH PIES;
ens POWDER «L0«[iNEyEsiN
fiRITE ATTAGKEU A
Kansas Cit>. Ma> Posing as an
examiner for the board of health lat*
vesterday afternoon, a well dne-tsod
young man gained entrance to a
South Side house
*'1 would like to see the little gir!
v ho lives here." he said I wish
i■. give her a medical examination be
cause of the epidemic or measles in
A woman and her ! ->■ ear-old nran 1
daughter were alone in the house
The man took the little girl to •
upstairs room and according to the
story told by the girl to the police
he attacked lier.
COULD IKE II
Lawrence, Kan.. May That a
dailv newspaper conducted as Christ
might conduct it could be made a
financial success was the assertion
or .lames Ichermerhorn or the Detroit
Times before a "Newspaper week"
audience at the I Diversity of Kansas
Trade papers devoted to journal
ism as to methods of bringing out
unlt> among the newspapermen of
the country was emphasized b> Frank
L Blanchard, editor and publisher.
\ spirit of ui it\ is playing a large
part in the decline of personal at
tacks which formerly were so notor-
ious In the profession." he declared
Trade papers also protect the news
■upers from harmful legislation which
politicians with an cnctnity againfei
i certain editor migl.t try to hav-
Visiting editors were tendered a
banquet by the staff of the Univer-
sity Dally Kansas and during
the dinner a farce was presented bv
the Topeka Press club.
U. IS OPPOSED
10 BILLY Sllfl
New York, 'May . The Maxim
Munition Corporation announced to-
day that it had closed a contract to
the exclusive rights or Louis Ln
richt s substitute for gasoline. The
price paid was mentioned as 1 mil-
lion dollars, but at the offices of the
company no exact information could
be obtained as to the details of the
"Experiments up to this time," to
quote from the statement or the Max-
im Munitions Corporation, "prove ^
conclusively that this invention, when I
roily perfected in •• of its minor
details, will be revolutionary in char J
acter. The experiments now being i
Ii g made by the corporation are
the purpose of proving beyond
doubt the praetibility and commerc i
lal value of this fuel. Plans for the
erection of a laboratory and plant !
for the manufacture of this new ruel i
are well underway.'"
The corporation arnounced that it
had bought near the property of the!
Chicago, 'Ma\ William V. Clow !
ry dei.vers pies. | Iltmver, May r .-—violin T. Milliken's
One da\ a little more than a year b'cad, cast upon the waters in the
;i o iie was delivering pies at a store Jorm ()|' funds to defend Albert T.
v iien be looked up and Into the ej e ^ | ''ntrlck, who was convic ted in New
o: a very pretty young woman. He ^«rk of the murder of William Marsh
ippencd to smile at lwr.
She happened to smile at him.
Have a pie?" quoth ho.
"Thanks," quoth she.
"What kind?" quoth he.
And he handc I her one, as good i
ids said it would be.
Ifice. after one of the most noted
trials in the a: nals of criminal law
and was pardoned a few years
lias returned to him after many years.
Oil lands in Oklahoma that Mr
money put up by him for conducts
| the defense of Patrick, with other
j lands since added, have been sold by
\nd it c ame to pass that he again P1'® t0 'Sinclair "Oil and Refining
delivered a pie to the very pretty | (,(,uipany Tor \)l/n million dollars in
y.jitng woman. \nd it came to pai"* °as'' ant' one-rourth million dollar
C at lie came to pass a pie daily. j01 "l0 (,°'npan\ s stock. Relatives i'i
I So it was t".t last Saturday at St|^enver 8a^ today that the oil land
Matthew's church, the luuns wereiuore t,l° same as those involved in
'read ror the forthcoming marriage of
j William V Clowry. son of Mr. and!
Mrs. William F. Clowry. and Mlej
Florence Ogden. daughter of Mrs.
i'lizabeth Ogden. The wedding will be
inventor an nrre of land on which It!, ,'Ti ?' v :"l,llUtod
.his bride-to-be is the pie girl
"You must have been talking to
those piehackers," he said. "Sure
we're going to have cherry pie for
would build its laboratory and fac
ton. Various tests have been made
by experts, and the orricials declare'
that it will not be long berore the
compound will be on the market. I
v. rddlrg cake.'
CONGRESSMAN CANNON TO BE
HONORED IN WASHINGTON
Washington, 1). C, May 5. House
leaders are arranging a special demon
stration in honor of former Speaker
Cannon, now an untitled member, to
be held next Saturday Mr. Cannon
so years old Sunday. Speaker
Majority Louder Kitchin and
leinoerats and republicans are
d to muk<
MARSHALL OIL NOTES.
y. y. y. y. y. y y. y. y. y. y
were the same
the Patrick transactions
j The deal involved eighteen thous.
and acres or oil land in Oklahoma am!
| resulted from an original investment
o $5)000. Mr. Milliken, according to
j t\ Denver man. whq has handled a
number of deals for him, is now con-
I sldered the wealthiest man In St.
I Patrick's mother. Mrs. Edward T.
Patrick, and other relatives lived in
j Denver. He was convicted of the
( murder after several trials, but doubt
, always existed as to his guilt and.
j after serving many years, he was
i pardoned by the governor of New
N F A V 0 R [ Oil-INGH CASING TWISTED
LIKE DEEDS 01 G!S
Lawrence. Kan.. May I While
Kansas editors here for the Kama-
Newspaper W eek program and Kan
sas university students are awaiting
expectantly the appearance in Lawr
once of Billy Sunday this week, a
portion of the K 1*. faculty mem
hers are voicing their objections to
the visit of the noted evangelist from
Kansas City. Sunday will speak at
Robinson gymnasium Thursday
lock. His visit,
Marshall May 6.
much as $
as a dollar
g oil company is r
our community every
have leased. Some g
: or acre, others a:
, \\ bile of course the
nothing. But bis
first next year.
DEATH IN WELL BiG
t of town seven
es have brought
• quarter. Hen
rg and ire
eat of the
when a not
i shields wer •
snakes b\ th•
er attempt was
afternoon by the (Iy
put out the big burn-
(•eli on the
near the i
enter of sc
S and has
Shall the public schools of Guthrie
be kept up to standard? Shall thej
course of study, the equipment and j
the morale he on a par with the ot
er leading towns of the state? Shal: j
the regulation period of s< h >1 :
hold? These and similar question" 1
or tmmit itous ii tc st now to local J
school patrons The public school!
s*stem is one < ' • prides of (juth-
rie. It has i en the means of kee
log many families here. Within the
past year investigations made by the
state superintendent relative to hi
school equipment, - oak none too
veil of the eitj 1 oasted pride T .
chief trouble has been lack of a I-
QMJito funds To obviate existim
shortcomlags. in a jntasure. the c'v
board of education has aske<!
for a:i inc-eased levy for sohoo
ntsintenan • purposes. T!«
has called an ele tioc for Ma
vote on a tnomlll levy Flv
is the legal limit. This is not
lent to maintain the school s
Allows for Equipment.
An extra Uo mills wil! a : w t
purchase of new equipment and ti
maintenance of the prescribed hool motor ear ride and encouraged
term. The &~mlll levy should be u'^ drink liquor.
Ul i 11
\n investigation of the condition
oi the roads on t ie rural mail routes
from tins office Is being made. \c
cording to Ocorgo \ Barber, local
superintendent of mails and delivery,
the spring rains have caused some Df
the roads to be almost impassible at
various places seriously interfering
with the proper and prompt -delivery
of the mail on the routes affected. It
is quite likely that the Department
will cause some improvements to be
made on tlie roads of several of the
LIKED ANOTHER WOMAN
Charleston, 111 . May .V Dr. Charles
Van Dyke Waters, a physician, was
convicted in the circuit court today of
the murder of his wife and was sen
tenced to life imprisonment. Mrs.
Waters died of poison, which the pros
eeution claimed Waters gave her b?
i ause of his infatuation for another i
as $."."10 per
got this figure for his quarter.
The material was hauled out last
week for a rig two miles east and
on,, mile north of 1 v d Star school
This test well will be aboil
twelve mil s from Marshall.
of Otter t
& HaP ills
goner leas d I.
k land, last vv
pay day Lawton. May «l.—-Parley Cushing,
'manager of the Cushing Oil and ( as
ir tight company, was caught yesterday in a
is high ia,),° of ftn oil rig on his farm two
Holding aml a 1,alf niiles southwest of,Junc-
tion. dying one hour later. The body
v.as shipped to Oklahoma City today.
The oil company had completed a
well on Mr. Cushing's farm and was
making preparations to move the rig
when Mr. Cushing was < night in the
I' 4 belt His body was dragged into
the fly wiieel and almost torn in two.
* Creefli lessor
are warm under the col-
are sorry they leased,
around the .1. C. Curry
miles west of Marshall.
o o acres or leases have
iu the name of HedricK
These leases brougl t $1
OVEH THE SflUTH
into public business and a
. once tried will be always
to plan for a year's work that would | or rejection.
count in every way. feeling that i' It is strictly a business system, put-
tbey could inlere i every member ,in« the latest business methods of
nml every citizen in some branch ..I
work tor the promotion, develop
nicut or conservation of the cityV
business resources and opportunities.
Ontario would experience a year of
prosperity that would not only be
gratifying lo her entire citizenship
but would put the city in the front '
rank as one of the progressive com-
CALL OOT TOE MILITIA
of Oklahoma and the great
One of the plane presented and fa
orably considered by the Hoard was
the "budget system" of conducing the
work of city and commercial promo-
tion and trade extension. Under the
old system in vogue in Guthrie a-'d
in most commercial organizations in
the past, membership dues are co!«
lected monthly in amounts providing
a fund about sufficient to meet tIn-
ordinary running expenses of the or-
ganization, no definite funds being
provided ror any specific purpose of
city and county development, trade
extension, publicity, etc. Whenever
any plan of special work presented
itself to the organization or board >f
directors, which was considered or
benefit or advantage to the city 't
was necessary to have the sec ret ai4
or a special committee go out and! state courts and ^-ee that they are
solicit funds tor that purpose and un j prosecuted if 1 have to send the at-
ti' the work of the committee was | torney gerr ral to doit."
completed it v.as impossible to say j o. H Smith, the negro who filed
what amount would be available. J the crmplaint against the election of-
Cnder this system business men ficer?. has already been arrested aUd
and others were being almost eon U now in the county jail.
staii11 y solicited for one thing or an-' ■ ■ ■■
other and as the work of soliciting
was a thankless job, committees often
failed to act or to finish their work.
leaving a deficiency to fall upon the
fund provided for general running
expenses and thus crippling the regu-
lar work more or less. I
Under the budgt
t'mate is made by
tees of the amounts necessary or ad-
visable for each specific line of fork
to be handled during the year, all
amounts being included in one final
timate comprising the budget for
Oklahoma City. May "I will see
that the state election law is enforc-
ed if I have to call out the militia to
do it." said Gov. Williams today,
when Informed that two Pittsburg
coin L precinct registrars had been
arrested by order of Federal Judge
Ralph Campbell. The charge is
conspiracy to deprive o. 11. SmifTi, a
negro, of the -'glit of suffrage by re-
fi sing him a registration certificate.
None of those nigger loving Re-
publicans ran overrun the state elec-
tion law while I am governor. If
Violate the law, Re-
publicai s have recourse to the state
courts to see that they do their duty
without dragging them before a fed-
eral grand jury and in cases where
ele< tlon ofl - - a ri fal tell accused
In this manner I'm going to have
counter-prosecutions instituted in the
M'PHEERTERS DOGES NEED
unty Farm Agent McPheeters 's
system a:i e- doing some active and effective work
various ■ ■ • nuni:- along live stock lines. Tuesday he
went to Orlando with a dairy special-
ist of the department of agriculture
aiid called upon the farmer patrons of
r creamery at that place, urging
them to gef more and better cows
io year, the same being first appro?* on their farms so as to furnish sue
I by i ■ board of dire, tors and the' fjcient cream to keep the creamery
escnted to the members of the o- ( running the year round. The dairy
?fttIon lhe budget as proposed expert ! spending the week in that
Including all regular running expens ( ,potion of the county advising with
! M j ' • banners on the purchase and
OM cattle, the remodeling of
1,1,1 ' 1 «! 'ir barns and construction of
• rts silos.
meets here in July
as publicity agent
TO PRISON FOR ATTACKING CHILD
Kansas City. Mo . May I Robert I.
Moor charged jointly with W 0
board Bowman for attacking a 14 year-old
p; j t girl, p . ided guilty I
lu nun id
ore K. F.
goats to <
k County Farm Agent M«
ound a man in lawrie
vno >aid he wanted some
brush land but did
to get them. The
t once and Mom1a\
today and was sentenced to nine years not k:
in prison A like sentence was given agent
How man on conviction by a jury At found a nan lr< n Moun '
Bowman's trial evidence was adduced ship who bad forty uoats to so
o show the child was taken for a terday he sot t • men togeth
o today the goats were trarfer
k the Lawrie man's farm.
> /heir n-.i
mm Tp SFfHiF
)in Russian Poland ard
m - ions of Western Rus>ia
• e German armies have
Seattle after journe Ing
ic on steamers, n.os'l
ighters. \ few ha\e
from Via iivost* k. but
m took steamer in Yoko-
obe. Many of the y > .ng .
uluates of the Gymnasia,
with tht Vmeri an
UI are well educated
1 to the better class* in
land. Some were weal-
Iation of 1
part of tli
was printed in The
i.m advocate and the
Advocate an1 The
ii>t with a combined
■4 million, covering a
Assembly and School
,s well as pprcifie, amounts
rtisirg, special publicity,
ventions, entertaining farmers
hool children, roads, band concerts
band uASorms, rest rooms. Booster
slub work, farm demoustratton. agrl-
•ultural development, trade e\te.
sion, etc.. and each citizen is asked
ubscribe a certain definite sum
for the year, payable in four quart' i-
l. installments, this subscription to
nil of his payments for the
year for civic and commercial w<|rk
further solicitations will be
made by the -Chamber of Commerce
or Booster club during the year from
persons subscribing to the budget,
the one subscription granting immun-
ity for the year, all conventions, pub-
licitv and other public matters being
cared for from the budget fund.
Under this system the subscribers
will really pay less, will he relieved
rrom the annoyance of continual so-
licitation and the rjfnmittees having
J in charge the various lines or com-
I munitv development, knowing de-
finitely how much the. will have tor
their work tor th.e year, can plan the
same much more < arefully and o on-
PINNED UNDER WATER BY AUTO
l;|n lingtoii. Kan., May 'R. R.
ui. c Hartford, lost control of
' mint of newly worked
>ad - . er whb h he was driving and
• '"I over an embankment
I la.I it not been for the timely ar-
rival of workmen Johnson would have
drowned as there was water iu the
ditch and lie was pinned down by
the machine with his head in the
BRANDIES NAME TO
SENATE ON MONDAY
Wasbingttn. Ma> 5 it is said the
senate Judiciary committee will ten-
rter Its report. Monday, on Louis :D.
of the Building Trad
were called on tod
South, in Guthrie,' 0,ni(' H.v and accomplish mm !
; t'.ie convention j * 'th the same amount of monf
and with her fam-j',,rdor the haphazard methods
natural beauty junder the old s - t-n
• issembly is in- f:'i:a,s colic, t•-d for the luid-et
The I apportioned to the \ arious purpose-
K as outlined in the same bv the boar
I of directors, and be exceeded th."
om nitteec assigned to tlie pari- .
work. a!l hiI's to be nndffc
by the auditing committees and pas;
and ed upon by the board of director
o the budget wil!
on one or mor.
n thousand ^d ui on b> th
.-•ixtoen ur-' Every subsci
s' or?aniza he a^ked to -
to strike - onimittees c
! carriers, thus haviu° tlit- oiiportunitv and i
eerts an ilese of be!: u an integral part o' the
d an eight- [ working plan and of participating In
u i n!
l-'ollowing the report
-tate txamt'ii'er In the inatte-
"• .!iict or the count, officos
r ' - "h"--1 and «i:Ii a report of
-:iI ' !l:1' - made and col-
v ttt 'vlncM oHleir*, a pc-
"'II 'efrc-ufa'to.l and sign,
t.. ' hundred taxpayers
' 1 lat a special grand jury
i:ed lo Inveitlnte all crimes
'' the rount>. The peti-
1 " di;ect 1 > at the delin^-
h - 1 i.v i| has become lnan-
' fudge Bowles to call the
..nd a half for,the use of the funds. Itemized month cor,ill,.., , iM"!I"''"0" ""d he ''a"
. "Klin.1-s-ied an order for the
receipts «nd dl, vening of ,h^
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