The Oklahoma Leader. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 26, No. 37, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 7, 1916 Page: 2 of 8
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T1TE LEADER. O^TIRTF:. OKLA. TTU'RSDA V. SEI'TEM I'.KR 7, Wirt.
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SEASON; FAIL OPEi
After having held undisputed swr..
since .lutie l, tire summer of low of-
ficially breathed Its last at midnight
Friday. How soon this will bo evi-
dent in the temperature, however,
the weather man does not know. To-
day the mercury, Instead of falling
registered a ripe of 11 degrees above
yesterday's maximum. "But one thins
Is cure—that the backbone of sum
mer is broken and tlmt it Is merely
a question of days until the ther-
mometer as well as the calendar will
Light rafns fell throughout the state
last night, and today. In I/igan coun-
ty, outside of the city, where local
showers fell, the rainfall wan reported
Angnst days were 4X> degrees hot-
ter than the normal temperature, ac-
cording to tho monthly meteorolopl
cal summary issued by the United
State* weather bureau. August pro-
duced ^he warmest day of the year 102.
On fourteen days the mercury went
above 9fi and on eight occasions 1t
soared t6 100 or higher. Only /W of
an inch of rain descended. Five inch-
es of rain fell in August 101',.
their week's outing,
ti. st enjoyable time
1 .riitful weather at
j oints th(iy visited.
They report a
witlhi wool, de-
n x x xx *. A x x. n y. v. x *
M LOVELL LINES &
The Misses Hess and Lillian Ijuv-
ell( who have ijeen visiting relatives
and friends, returned to Cr ir home
in Oklahoma City Thursday morning
Mrs. Tohn Fry«« and little daughter,
Dorothy Ann, aro guests at a housu
yart In Kingfisher.
(Bryan McGinty went to Oklahoma
City Saturday with a car of cattle.
Jim Davis and family have returu-
d from their auto trip to Kansas.
J S James 1 ft Sunday morntnp
for St Joseph, Mo., for a visit with
liis father nnd mother.
T II Short Is on tlhe sick list this
THE GUTHRIE THEATRE
Ramona will open the Guthrie thea
tcr for the coming season. iManager
Ardery lias secured this wondorful
photoplay at a big expense, it will
bo shown first in Guthrie, later on
in other parts of the state. Oklaho
ma City made an effort to secure th«
film first, but failed.
Ramona is a wonderful play and
has made a phenomenal run in th<
Hast. Seo the big ad in The Leader
Assistant County Attorney Herod
was here Friday as prosecutor in th<
case of Ham Russell charged with
gambling. Russell asked for a change
of venue and the case was sent tc
justice court at Guthrie and time oi
hearing will be set for an early date
NEW US PLUM
STICKS IN THE Mill
TiOiig Beach, Cal, Sept. 2—1Tin
Cult (I Stars submarine L-U, the firs
'Mrs. Guy McOandless who has be-u underwater boat to bo built in j*outh-
vlsltiiKg in Wichita, returned liome'c^i Calillornia. was Uun'.'hed hen
•Saturday. Her mother and brother, today at the yards of the California
Mrs. Wilson and Vern Wilson aecom- Shii Building eompany. ;nrs. W R
•panled her. Munroe of Los \ngehs wife of Liei.-
—— ( tenant Munroe, 1 S X, christened tin
Mrs Lee Smith of Crescent, spent vess I After h aving the ways, the
Friday with her sisvr, Mr.', M '.irn i.'.unariiu struck a mud .ink and wa
mon. [ held there at an angle of I.'. degreo
until pulled off by tugs. Official*
I Berlin. Sept 2—via wireless to Say-
j vll'.'v ''Ofleers and sailors of the
Russian navy, prisoners in German),"
i says the Overseas News Agency,
have been brought into a reprisal
*' camp beeauw for more than a year
German naval officers and sailors in
| Siberia have been treated as common
1 "The Russians," the news agency,
'i says, "will b« treated exactly as are
I the Gorman prisoners in Russia, un
| til Russia decides to treat the Ger-
mans as sailors who did their duty
for their country.
The Russian actions are said to
have been caused by the friendly ad
vice of England, which declared that
the Germans were not regular sailors
but pirates. All diplomatic negotla
tlons were without result. The Rus-
sian general staff even pretended
that proved facts were untrue and
this caused the German government
to adopt counter-measures."
Germany Sent Protest
The German government, accord
lng to the Overseas News Agency,
had addressed a 'vigorous protest to
the Russian government "against the
barbarous treatment of prisoners of
war. and asked for an immediate ces
Nation thereof. It was announced
that If no satisfactory answer was re-
ceived after a fixed date reprisals
would be taken by the German gov-
A considerable amount of money,
the news agency says, has been trans-
mitted to the powers protecting Oer
man interests in Petrograd in order
to alleviate the sufferings of the
The Norddeutsche Allgenieine Eel
tung, under the heading, "Hell in Rus-
sia," prints sensational details of the
illeged tortures suffered by war pris-
oners at the hands of the Russian
This newspaper cites a number or
instances In which it charges the
Russians abused prisoners, eompell
ing them to work long hours without
sufficient food or clothing. In the
winter, with the temperature ."0 de-
crees below zero, It is said, prison-
nrs. Including the sick, were compell-
ed to work in the open when bare
footed and dressed in rags until arms
and legs were frozen.
Thousands Die of Disease
Rheumatism, typhoid, tuberculosis
and other diseases, this account con-
tinues, have caused the death of
thousands of prisoners an"H medica?
aid is entirely insufficient. At Vr
gum, 8,000 prisoners are reported to
have died of typhoid.
Many prisoners, the newspaper
says, became insane. One Instance
is cited of 2." 0 insane prisoners who,
the Norddeutsche Allgenieine Zeitung
says, were flogged and driven into a
room large enough for only 100, con-
taining no bedding, after which the
doors and windows were boarded.
"They were left there twenty-six
hours without food or water." the
account goes on "when the room was
opened, many of the prisoners fainted
and the others were whipped. -Sic*
prisoners have been transported in
cattle cars to hospitals, where they
roceive such poor attention that, ac-
cording to reports of physicians, the
death rate was 00 per cent.
"The punishment of prisoners is so
barbarous that some Russian soldiers
have refused to carry them out. Th:
commander of the Moscow dlstri t,
SaiVletmejki, issued a public .order
prohibiting humane treatment of pris-
oners. especially officers, and in con-
sequence prisoners wore slowly tor-
tured to death."
Roy Pennock has returned to his
home in Guthrie.
tMiss Abfbie Davis, of Wellington.
Kansas, is the guest of her cousin,
'Miss Cora Davis.
O B Acton and wif , Mrs Weldon
and childrtu returned Monday from
at the ship
vessel was n
utiding yards said the
t damaged In any man
U \ 14 IB HERE TO
si on \im ron i \ic
Minneapolis. Sept 2.—The wrist
watch will be more in vogue than
ever b fore, lavaliores will remain
papular lor at least another year and
earscrews ami broo lies will be worn
more generally than for several years
according to speakers at the annual
onvention of the American National
Retail jewelers Association here to-
"The wrist watch not on:v is orna-
mental, but to mam has become a
necessity," said J R Tack of Newark,
N .1. second vice president of the as
-via'lon. "Kars rews ar coming in
to favor rapidly. The diamond soli-
taire, set close to the ear. will lead
in popularity. There will 1m little
change in the style of lavalieres."
Approximately ?_S,000 for Ihe 1916
paving and grading tax had been col-
lected by City Clerk Anderson, when
the offico dosed last night. Friday.
'really was the la?t day for payment
of the tax to the city, but an agree
ment was reached with County Treas
urer Stewart whereby the date has
been extended to Sept 10th.
<At that date the balance will be \
certified to the county treasurer and Kansas City, Sept 2—Three are
the property holders will pay at the' dead and a fourth person is in a crit
court house A penalty of 1 1-2 per ical condition, as a result of an Am-
rent per month will attach after the monia explosion in a down town meat
10th of September. market...The cause if unknown.
\M\l0\l \ EXPLOSION
kills :i. o\i: iyii iu;i>
-7T-V'' mATv 4 ~K7 fM
I'm going to try them TODAY
You'll never know how good a sensible^cigarette^
is until you try one. J
Maybe you've intended for weeks to try Fatimas
to see how comfortable and sensible they really
are. All right—then why put it oiF?
• Smoke as many as you want to and Fatimas will
leave you feeling tip-top afterwards, Bui you must
try them to prove this.
* ★ *
r I'm going to try Fatimas TODAIl ! i
20 for 13c.
fflyp ia Jo&xccc C&-
Narragansett Pier, It l, Sept l—On
the eve of her wedding to "the model
man." Miss Lyra Brown Nickerson,
"the $0,000,000 heiress," uied here to-
She was soon to have become the
wife of Henry G Clark, assistant di-
rector of athletics at Drown univer-
sity, and who is pointed out by thQ
mothers of Providence as the "man to
follow." He does not smoke, drink or
Miss Nickerson was one of the most
daring women aviators in the world.
She excelled in tennis and swimming,
and she spent much of her fortune on
sports for women.
When she decided to take up avia-
tion she deserted society and slipped
away to tiurope. where she had her
first experience in flying in a Zep-
pelin over Berlin. When she came
home she shocked and surprised
Providence society by climbing un-
ceremoniously into a monoplane and
circling the city. This was her daily
pleasure for months.
She already was an expert swimmer
md then she decided she would take
•ip tennis. She became so enthused
die built a: i $ is.000 indoor court. And
he fist of the month she announced
she was going to try the game of
matrimony with "the model man. '
Her illn s was short and her death
i shock to I; r runny friends through-
out the country. She inherited her
Immense fortune from her parents.
to receive the President, on liis first
real homo coming to New Jersey
since he entered the White House.
Buildings were draped in flags and
the entire town was in a holiday mood.
| The notification committee, headed
I by Senator OUie James, performed the
ceremony of notifying the President
that he had been chosen the demo-
cratic nominee for president, before
. a big crowd today.
i Members of the cabinet and other
prominent democrats from over the
land were present at the ceremony
i >: $ $ :*• >: % >: ?•: :i: y. y. 1
UNION VALLEY NEWS. fll
<r. :n y?
Detroit, Sept. 2—A profit of more
than $1 000 000 a we 'k was made fry
the Ford Motor company during tie
year which ended July 31, according
to the financial statement made pub-
lice today. The year's business to-
taled $200,867,347. The year's profit
Total number of men eniplov 1 in
all 'plants is 49,370. Of these 36.H26
aro receiving ?•" a day or more, the
ment closed tonight and the thous-
ands of veterans of the civil war
returned to their homes. The last
event of the reunion was the annual
camp fire of the national association
of Union Ex-prisoners of War, held at
a local theater and addressed by many
of the present and former officers of
the Grand Army.
CHANGES IN TRmVEL RECALLED
I "Mrs Gilbert left some time ago for
| Missouri where she will 'visit home
I Air Gilbert Mr Perry and Mr David-1
son have been'putting up hay on the!
. Gilbert farm.
Sure it can rain when it tries.
i — i
• Mr Payne has been hauling cane to
j Mr Sehlenimcr to make sorphtirn. J
I Quite a few from this neighborhood
attended the basket dinner at Mt
Hope, Sunday. I
Slid, TOM THEE
The marvelous changes brought
about in the modes of travel during
the -ist half a century were brought
to mind recently when Mr and Mrs
[' \Y Mueller of South Bend, Ind,
bought a new Jeffrey car and drove it
on a 12-hour journey to a town in
Wisconsin. About 45 years ago Mr
Mueller's parents made the same trip,
but instead of lolling comfortably In a
Jel'fery, they bumped along for two
dreary weeks in a prairie schooner.
Kansas City, Sept 2—William J
Patterson of Pittsburgh, was elected
commander-in-chief of the Grand
army of the Republic at the annual
encampment he'e. lie s cceeds Capt
Ellas II Montfort of Cincinnati.
William H Wormstead of Kansas
City was elected as senior vice com-
mander. He succeeds G If Slaybaugh
The golden anniversary encamp*
liu. <.\!!V<;k i iui: i vki:s
n \ci: v i mtisTow
Bristow, Sept 2—Fire of mysterious
orisin lato Friday night destroyed,
the Bristow garage and twenty auto-
mobiles stored there with a loss of
$20,000. The garage doors were fas-
tened with a heavy chain and it was
impossible to get the ears out.
SHEDS ERECTED AT NEW LONDON. CONN.. FOR THE BREMEN
Long Branch. N J Sept 2 President
Wilson w is enthusiastically welcomed
to his summer home here when he ar
rived for the formal notification of hi?
^nomination. A cheering throng
greeted him at the station and recep
tion ceremonies were held at Shadov
Lawn, the summer White House. At
Philadelphia on the way from Wash
ington the President received word
that the bill for averting the threat-
ned rail strike was passed by th
'Jou3e and was being debated by ti
A crowd of more than five hundn
persons was gathered at the statioi
While no announcement has been
made of the American port to be
sought by the German merchant
submarine Bremen, said to lx? on lie
way to the L'nited States with ;| act that sheds have
valuable cargo such as the Deutsch-
land brought, it is now firmly believ-
ed she will dock at New (London
'onn. The evidence consists of th«
there for her protection. This photo-
graph shows where she will lie. The
German liner Willehad, which reach-
ed New London from poston the oth-
er day, will remalu1 alongside, t.;:e
wharf to protect th* submarine
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