The Oklahoma Leader. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 26, No. 37, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 7, 1916 Page: 4 of 8
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THE LEADER, CiUTITRFE, OKLA- TITCRSDAY. SEPTEMBER 7. lOlfi.
OF THE NOTIFICATION CEREMONY
THE PRINCIPAL PARTICIPANTS.
Chicago. Sept 1 Thomas Knck
who married his widowed stepgrand*|
mother s to be tfiven an annulment i
by the court. They were marrldd
May 14. IMO, and Enck was then 22,
while his wife *:i< .10. Mrs Enck
charpes her •! grand son husband,
with non support and desertion She
has left an estate of $10,000 estate,
which - did not share with her |
Olathe, Kan . S
John, a eanli l.it*
n the pnhi' i tu'
Washington. Sep: 1 Regulati ns
for enforcement of the new federal
migratory bird law have b- n ap-
proved by president Wilson and new
are effective The Department of
Agriculture however advise* a
hunters to cousalt state laws b<« au
the federal reguiaMous will not b-
construed to permit hunting with n a
state which has created a dus« d a-
aon if that season fal s within a i «*ru d
which the federal government p -ts
Shooting Is prohibited t • tw. en sun-
get and sunr>\ Insectivorous birds
are protected indefinitely and n«> open
Beason is allowed Band- tiled pig-
eons cranes, wood ducks, swans, cur-
lew. willet upland p over and smaller
shore birds are protecttd everywhere
until September 1 lftlS. Open season
for migratory birds (dates are inclus-
Z°W |2erfo l (except swan, and WOod' amomoMle. '' Ml s,l"'r
ducks) cooH. falllnulea. and Jack- , te «' ani1 iron
mipps: Delaware Maryland. District *1™ into the Park police station, fire
of Columbia. Virginia. North faro- "><W • '. where he was caiptured
Una, Souih Carolina, Georgia Tennes- with the money.
Bee, Florida. Alabama Mississippi.,
Arkansas and Louisiana. Nov 1-Jan 31.
Oklahoma. Texas New Mexico. Ari-
zona and California. Oct 16-Jan 31.
Black-breasted and golden plover
and greater and esser yellowlegg:
North Carolina, Tenn« sset-. Arkansas
Oklahoma. New Mexico and Arizona.
Sept 1-Pec 15. California closed un-
til Sept 1. 191S
Jacksnipe: Same as waterfowl,
coots and gallinules
Woodcock: Nov 1-Pec 31.
\iO\ I \1 f N I Is I#N HI
<ii\m.i; \ i iii Nh "• •:\ i
Alva Sept 1 The new Northwest
Railroad w lich is to pass through
the southern end of Major county will
take in Seiling, just across the line
| in Dewey county, and the agitation
' 'or a couty seat removal contest is
already being started.
BANK ROBBER CAPTURED
San Fran isco. Aug. vl—A • andit
; who gave bis name as "Jac-k" Evans
of Chicago. held up a branch of the
Anglo California banlk here se urine
fR.OOO. He fled in n commanderefl
u. S SuN ATOR
WHO WILL DELIVER
CG V OUCH f
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JOHN P SI JOHN, Will PIRHT TO
""■ill IK Sim
• ; t. 1—John P
for the presidency
rj ti k t W !& .
K. : > ts an 1 on * r"
iow:> te:a: • ranc
?.l s. die i
m fail: - - "n alt
ration two month
pa King tour.
lu -\\. . : u.T.a l. dchul-
. *u •.ib. can tiai.jna!
. ..a ug asi'.o
.• Arthur n
. ; -k ,• - n chairman,
i . d in < :m iFirst Coiigree-
\i (]ci:>s!*r has
j. t letiiriud from New York where
v ,.. with National
( hiiir:: :in Wil eox for several days.
Charles K Hughes may spend one
day in Oklahoma and Colonel Koose-
\v..t will be here one or two days.
MOKfclS from OND€R*IYOOD O.UNDtWWOOO.N Y
Sarah Anna Frantz a resident of
Crefci nt was found inaane yesterday
by the county insanity board and
was taken to Norman today by Sher-
iff Sherwood Tl.«? cause Is supposed
to be (>overty. which produced melan
cholia, and when in that condition
TRIPP, IS RE-fiRRESTED
Mel-in .1 Chisum tho negro editor
of Oklahoma City, was a free man
again Wednesday night for aoout 50
minutes He had been convicted iu
ti ■ county courts oi attempted black
mail, in the publication of stories iu
his paper about the Langston row. in
whleh the politicians, whites and
blacks were trying to oust President
Page from the head of the negro uLi-
I versity at langston Chisum was
| found guilty and sentenced to i>ay a
I fine of S:5o and costs. He preferred
I to "lay it out." and his attorneys bar-
rassed Governor Bob Williams for a
pardon, which he flatly refused.
i will ■ Itlvt < refuse -. j arols op
a pardon in this case,' said (lover
nor Williams to Count> Attorney
Arthur Swank. "Several parties
haw approached me on the matter.
SOMHCIt \ I I HUM" IS
NOMINATED VI HOME]
\lva. Sept 1 —Captain Gus Had-1
wister, quartermaster of the Oklaho-
ma National Guard, first regiment,
sent his announcement from the bor-
der camp at San Benito, Texas, that
he would make the race for election
as county judge of Woods county. The
Republicans nominated Captain 1 lad-}
wiger during hie absence with his reg-
she would beat up her children She tju. . ov,.rnor told Mr Swank, "But
has se\*n children, the youngest be-
ing 4 years of age.
& FROM CRESCENT CITY 'A
k x a >: >:>- x r. ?. r. ?: x % x
The Road Builders.
Gearge Rrye has been circulating
a subscription for road building on
the west road to the river, and Art
Moore has one for the east road Each
one of the papers has reached th
sum of about $000 and they are not
through yet. Next week we will pub-
lish the names and amounts.
The Oil Well.
The drillers report the well down
a little over JHW feet. The water is
cased off now with the exception of
about enough to drill with and they
think they can go down now without
underreaming any more.
PXIULYSIS I \l l l\(. (Il l
New York, Sept. 1—Fewer new-
cases of infantile paralysis today
lent a brightened asi**ct to the cam-
paign against the epldemlv During
the 24 hours ending at 10 a m. there
were sixty new cases 19 fewer than
shown in y sterday's rej>ort. There
■were 21 deaths, a drob of one.
in i iui \< ^
the matter was carried to the acting
governor, M K Trapp and in a lengthy
elucidation and twisting of facts and
advancing (presumptions, be finally
arrives at the point where, for hi?
own reasons, an unconditional pardon
is given the man who had been con-
\!cted after exhausting all the tech-
nical and questionable practices he
could employ. In the excuse for the
ipsuaire of the pardon it is statod
that the facts did not warrant any-
such punishment as was meeted out
to the chronic persistant and vicious
offender The trial abundantly show-
ed t at the acting governor Is either
grossly careless, or his mistakes are
simply monumental. The entire af-
fair smacks of cheap, ha'.rbrained.
vicious political trickery; it is a tra-
vestry on justice, a disgrace on the
fair name of a ereat state, and goes
to show why persistent lawbreakers
are getting «o indifferent aver the
final outcome of their cases. There
are too many avenues which seem to
never fall to reach the final and cov-
eted pardon. It cost Ix>gan county
several hundred dollars to convict
Chisum and now cotr.cs the 1,uten
ernor and turns him loose. It is
Chieum was out of jail on this or-
det from Trapp less than an hour
w hen be was again arrested on a wire
from the sheriff at Okmulgee, where
he is wanted on some serious charg-
INDICT SLWEItS UF
TEXAS HANK III Ml
Waco, Texas, Aug 31—Three in-
dictments were returned in the fifty-
fourth district court this afternoon
within one hour after the McLennan
county grand jury had been recon-
vi ned to investigate the death of
Stat-' Banking Commissioner John S
Patterson, as the result of the wound
i received when shot in the Farmers
I and Merchants bank at Teague on
Monday night. The indictments
charge T it Watson, .1 K Watson,
and W it Watson with murder
New York, Sept 1—Two mote in-
dictments were returned today in the
white sla-\e investigation, in each
of them serious charges are made
against .John Hausenriter .who was
arrestvd in a luxuriously furnished
room in West Ninety-sixth street.
Hausenreiter was found there with a
sewn year-old c hild, who was taken
in charge by the Gerry society, and a
woman, who said she was Mrs Hau-
senreiter. The woman fought the
police and was arrested on a charge
of resisting an officer.
Simultaneously with the return oi
the indictments. District Atfcoruev
Swann and his assistants found ad
ditional reasons for being itenested
in reports of an affair recently staged
by a millionaire for the entertain-
TWO MOItE PARDONS
I SSI Ell lt\ I.Ill I (.OVIIINOK It is openly asserted that nude wo-
men danced at the "entertainment,
12TH SON-IN-LAW OF
HUH CHINESE III Ml
Honolulu, Aug .'II The death here
of Judge A S illumphreys, one of the
most prominent members of the Ha-
waiian bar, marks th • passing of the
seeond within a months of the sons-
in-law of the late Chun Afong, weal-
thy Chinese of whose thirteen daught-
ers were married to prominent white
Humphreys was appointed judge of
the circuit court of Honolulu just al
ter the annexation of the islands.
j Two more pardons were filed today.
I Rebecca Johnson, negro girl, convict-
Jed in the Logan county courts on a
'charge of killing her infant child at
Langston, and Win H Graham, con-
I victed on a charge of attempted
blackmail in connection with the at-
tack on former President Inman E
Page of Langston university
40,000 men a week's loss
I New York. Aug 31—French and
I British losses totaled 40.000 in killed
land wounded during one week on the
Somme offensive, according to James j Hausenreiter
Im Beck, former assistant attornye j,
general of the United States, who re-
turned here today from London. Beck
visited the Allied armies in France.
the time and place of which the di-
trict attorney refused to announce at
present. The report is that a man
well known in the business world
had provided himself with a camera
and taat h tried to take some pic
tures which according to Assistant
Di trlct Attorney Smith, directly in
charge of the vice investigation,
"would have str,ongly resembled ••Sep-
tember Morn." "
The charges against Hausenreiter
ar made 1 y Pauline Mink, 1G. and
The .Mink girl told Assistant Dis
trie; Attorney Smith that she met
at a party. She said
ti\e and that she drank
chisum taken to
okmulgee for trial
days of debate th
ey appropriation bill, tin las', of the
annual supply measures, carrying
approximate! $14.000 was rass
ed Thursday by the hous- U now
goes to the senate.
: : COTTON CROP REDUCED TO
TWELVE MILLION SALES
i Sheriff Campbell of Okmulgee
J county arrived last night and de-
parted today with Melvin J Chisum.
I the Oklahoma City ivgro newspaper
man, recently paruoned by the acting
(governor. Chisum is wanted in Ok-
mulgee county on a charge of dispos-
ing of mortgaged property. It is said
that after he is convicted on that
j charge (and pardoned) another charge
is awaiting him.
STRAWBERRIES till christmas
The McRill company. • Wef
23rd street. Oklahoma City is adver-
tising Oklahoma-grow: K\>>« rin
strawberry plants that bear i.ir-'1
months in the year. Our readers are
invited to write them for their fre«-
booklet, "Oklahoma Plants that Grow-
Big Oklahoma Berries."
j crop during August, has reduced the
stimated final production to eleven
million eight hundred thousand bales
KILLED IK FIGHT
WOMAN CANDIDATE LEADS
San Antonio, Aug
guardsmen who have
by General Funston
with him. She remembers no
further, rhe says, until sh*
woke up in a room in a hotel. After
which she told her story to the police
and had him arrested. The Reives
girl, who is attractive, said 'Hausen-
reiter frequently visited the restau-
rant where she was employed as a
cashier, and succeeded in persuading
her to work for him. She fays Y*e
beat her if she didn't turn over suf-
ficient money to him each day.
• ♦ N(,l * I'd i () 1 ^
Laredo, Texas, Sept •" -Twelve l.uit
dits were captu • d and hanged t j te!
egraph poles and t'.ieir bodies riddled
with bullets and several other outlaws
lost their lives when they attempted
to hold up a passenger train on the
Mexican National line* at Gonzales IAmong othor speakers
junction, just south ot San l.uis !'c promin. nee slal.d to participate i the
tori, according to word rMchlm *• cwnpHw in Oklahoma, according to
border bere today. Th. train had oi 0®« kr iir'' lli,rd""! 01
boani.it is said, a number or de facto Ohio, Senator Uorali of Idaho. Sen-
troops who drove off the attacking,"""' uf ,0*a and Uepn ,enta-
I,audits, after tho twelve men ha.l,'"" Rodenberg of Illinois, Roberts
of Idaho, and Miller of Minnesota.
The meeting of the First Congres-
sional committee brought out a largo
gathering of representative republi-
cans from this and other districts.
T A Chandler, republican candidate
in the First District, and J E Gresham,
eandidatc in the Fourth District, were
-Charged with I present and addiessed the meeting.
$7"..')0U, Henri Frank A Parkins.in of Lawton, candi-
date for corporation commissioner
i.ong term); Horace Speed of Tulsa,
candidate for justice of the supreme
court; Fx-Congressman Hird S Mc-
Guire Judge Henry Montgomery of
Bartlesville, and others spoke.
A campaign organization for the
First District was perfected. It is
New York, Sept I
i'orgery said to involv
•tta Michaelis. fori) years o'd, was
ariested today on a bench warrant
icsued by Justice Mitchell May in the
court of special sessions, in Brooklyn
and heal under $25,000 bail. She
pleaded not guilty.
According to officials of the Amer-
ican Rattan Manufacturing company,
at -08 Norman avenue. Brooklyn. Miss I planned to open the- campaign with a
Michaelis had been employed by th« large rally in each of the ten county
firm for twenty-three years, having seats in the district on the same day
risen to the position of secretary and , with a prominent speaker at each
Each week, it was said in court, aj Several speakers predicted the
blanket check was made out to cover First District will return a majority
the expe nses for the week. According of several thousand for Hughes and
to the charge made by the company Chandler.
officials, each check was raised sev- |
eral hundred dollars
New York, Sept 5—Importations of
diamonds, pearls and other precious
stones to the aggregate value of $5,-
>35.711 at this port during August
shows \\h r some of the war profits
ire going and establishes a new rec-
ord. Thus far this year the importa-
tions of gems total $35,433,811. nearly
$1),000,000 in excess of the total iu
1915. it is estimated that this year's
otal will exceed $50,000,000.
They indicate that the jewelers ex-
pect the greatest holiday buying sea-
son ever experienced in the history of
the jewel trade in America.
Good gems are higher than ever be-
fore. Most of them come front Am
i i\ \i;\v
YoltK dk< m: vsi\<;
New York, Sept 5—Tho infantiie
paralysis epidemic is decreasing in
every borough in the city, according
to a report issued today by the de
partment of health. Only forty new-
cases eleven fewer than yesterday
were discovered, and the number of
deaths dropped from twenty to six-
teen. Thert have been 2,001 fatalities
among the 8,237 cases here.
were the First and Third Missouri
Helena, Mont.. Aug. 3"i—Returns
from tbe state wide -primary for the
nomination of candidates to be vot- marriage licenses
ed on ta the November election, show |
that Miss Jeanetto Rankin of Misso- < 1 ,
ula is leading tho republican con | nculah Mi'.dn-d H ' ' Merr>k.
sessional candidate, with George W, jjaek M< ubbin.-. leir.«.
Fan* of Miles City, second. | Sylvia Gleutzer 21, Ferry.
Washington. Sept 1—Elisro Arr -
dondn, Mexican ambassador desiguat0
has received cablegrams from Mexi-
co City announcing tbe death of Za-
(iata c i is Rodolfo Rodriguez, Man-
uel l> 7.:ima and Manuel Aguilar inj
battle at Acatian.
Shortly after muni ipal el'ctlonsj
on September 8 an edict will be pub-
lished calling for eleotions of a con .
IIad. :I oil s s\\ Vl\. !>2.
h\i ( im il. 7s. SWOONS
Beaver Falls. Pa. Sept 5—Love's
young dream was almost shattt red for
Roman \\ r lams, 92, and Miss Cynthia
And "papa" did it—Caleb Smith,
that is When Caleb heard that his
blushing daughter had "went off with
tHat smart Williams feller." he threw
off th kinks < f 96 years, loaded up his
s ulrrel gun with rock salt, mounted
an old mule and was off for the court
He persuaded young Williams-
wit h two loads of rock salt iu the
flnaks and a r ght smash to the jaw
;o ca 1 off the < • remony Cynthia still
is in hysterics.
balloonist is killed
Muhphysboro, 111, Sept
stitutional assembly to discuss and j \orton of Franklind, Ind, a
hen he f> 11 1.000 feet
I sanction In each case all decrees,. jSt. was killed
roi t'-d laws and reforms to the clinging to a parachute that failed to
I constitution diktat d by General Car
ran/a from the ctart of the revolu-
Berlin by wireles to Sayville, Sept
5—Subscriptions to the new German
war loan continue to come in. although
the subscription lists will not be
opened officially until September 6.
The Krupp company has subscribed
40.000.000 marks. Four other corpora-
tions have taken 50,000.000 marks.
The city administration of Berlin
has subscribed 60.000 000 marks.
"stick-up" men at o. c.
"Stick-up" men aro terrorizing res-
idents of Oklahoma City, by their bold
work. The manag rs of the Liberty
theatre were held up in their office
Monday night during the progress oi
tfhe show anu robbed of $000. The
other robberies occurred last night iu
different parts of the city.
pay visit to bishop
The colored Catholic church of
Guthrie sent a delegation of women
to Oklahoma City to pay the Rt Re*
Bishop Meerschaert of Oklahoma, a
visit in honor of his 25th annl-vertary
as Jubiliant. We all were made we'
come by our bishop We also haf
Norton used two parachutes, the pleasure of visting all of t'a^ Cath
The firs' opened, lie cut loof«e from olic institutions of Oklahoma City,
this and fell to his death. ) which we all enjoyed.—On* of Them
OFFICERS FOR M
AT BATTLE CREEK
Battle Creek. Mich, S* pt 6—William
'linings U.yau, Governor Ferris, of
Guthrie made a strong bid for th ■ | Mlrhlisa", "'"1 other notables are
next meettiiK i lace of the Turaer coming 1" I3ati!>. Creel; :o help its big
Verein a Herman state so iety Mou- sanitarium c.lel.rate the fiftieth an-
da.y at Okarche. Delegates from nivcr.ary of its founding on October
Guthrie w^io attended w re Henry
Rraun, Fr d Hirzel, P J Hellman,
Frank Sarber, Charles Scheing and
Ernest Metz. Henry Braun was
elected president and Oklahoma City
was chosen as the plac? of meeting
for the 24th session.
4 and 5 The program will be varied
and elaborate, including a monster
banquet, conferences on medical and
sociological subjects and a big night
Tli OPEN SEPTEMBER 11 TH
NOT A MILE
The Guthrie High school will begin
the school y ar September 11 under
1 very favoraible circumstances. Dur-
New Orlean, La Sept 5—Judge J V ing the summer vacation the building
Stentz of the city court, in a decision has been r< modeled and additional
filed today holds that moderate bet-j equipment added. The teaching
ting on baseball games does not con force has been iacr ased and promts-
stitute gambling. The defendant in es to be one of the moat efficient in
the case bet a $50 check against the tho state.
plaintiffs cash on a semi profession-J In order to facilitate tho openlug
al game. He lost and stopped pay-
ment of the check, whereupon plain-
In deciding the plaintiff was entitl-
ed to recover the $50 and overrul-
ing the defendant's plea that it was a
gambling transaction and illegal, the
"Baseball is not in any sense a
gambling game. * * * The court
believes baseball a model form ot
physical development and exercise
which tends to promote skill in tbe
use of the arms, and a bet thereon if
not excessive, is recoverable."
of school the pupils are requested to
«nroll as follows:
Seniors from 8 to 12 on Thursday
morning, September 7.
Juniors front 1:110 to 5 on Thurs-
day afternoon September 7.
Sophomores from 8 to it on
day morning, September 8.
1' res' nien on Friday afternoon,
Septembt r 8.
RE STOLE CATTLE TO
FEED RIS FAMILY
Sapulpa. Sept 5—"I stole horses and
Ringling, Sept o-John Griffin, onn '.!'7 '° ,or m>' wlr" "<!
of tho be>t known stockmen of soutn " " ' ^ ' 111111 ^avls when
M>\ KIM S r \ I III It
IN SI I I 1)11 I NM
ern Oklahoma, was shot and instantly
arrested by Deputy Sheriff
killed on his ranch southwest of Rlng*1^ ' 15 ' Henson ranch near
Mounds, last nijfht.
Davis, who is charged with several
thefts in the vicinity of Hristow. was
captured after an all-day chase. After
linz early .Monday morning Hurl
Griffis, a Fon. was arrested charged
with the killing.
"We had a dispute over a crop set
tlement," said the son. "and be attack-
ed me with a knife. I lwd to kill in
self defense." Griffis w as about 65
years old He was formerly a metn-
a iruitless search, officers had given
up the quest and returned here. A
phon me- ;ig,' from Mounds apprised
them of Davis whereabouts and Dep-
ber of the Texas Rangers and livert u,-v Wesnor went to the Henson
in Cooke county. His estate, consist ran< h and tound Davis in bed and
ing of land in Oklahoma and Texas, is atJ'eep. He was p aced under arrest
"stimated at $200,00*0. • before he realized the officers were
LABOR DAY AT O C
TRIPLETS FOR SAPULPANS
Thr.baby girls wero added to Mr.
Oklahoma City, Sept Three thous-
and fiien. representing every branch
of union labor, marched in Oklahoma nmI J,rs torgo
Oitv's Labor DaV parade today. Fol farail :lt SapuMw Monday. Bach 01
lowing the parade, a celebration was ,lle ,,a'l,lp" weired j« t slx pounds,
held at a local amusement park, aml ll" ari' doing lively.
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