The Lawton Constitution (Lawton, Okla.), Vol. 14, No. 18, Ed. 1 Thursday, August 26, 1915 Page: 1 of 4
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VOLUME XV—NO. 18.
AFTER IT WAS FORMULATED—
AT LEAST IN TIME TO PUT
A STOP TO IT.
THE LAWTON CONSTITUTION
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CARRIES UNITED PRESS SERVICE—HOT OFF THE WIRE.
LAWTON, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY EVENING, AUGUST 26. 1915.
guards are increased
Soldier* and .Mexicans Fivht on Main
Bridires—Plan Was to Come
®y the United Press.
EL PASO, Texas, August 26.—
Several arrests are expected to fol-
low the discovery of a plot for the up-
rising of Huerta, Orozco and Car-
ranza adherents with a rush to this
side of the border to make a "jail
•delivery" for Huerta.
Five thousand regulars were put
under rigid orders when the plot was
discovered late last night.
Soldiers are guarding the interna-
tional bridges, and all traffic from
Juarez is well guarded. Several fights
have taken place between the Mexi-
cans and the soldiers on the main
Huerta's quarters at Fort Bliss are
strongly guarded. Vigilantees and
policemen are prepared for any
ON BABY BUGGY.1
By the United Press.
CLEVELAND, August 26.—When ,
Robert Sheldon Mathews, Jr., two,!
goes out for an airing at night he !
rides in what is probably the only
electrically-lighted baby-carriage in
In the top of the canopy is an eight-
candle power electric light. A red and
green light are on either side of the
footpiece and in the center is a bril-
liant stream of light.
Baby Roberts never enjoyed riding
in the dark. His cries disturbed his
fond parents. So Robert's father con-
ceived the idea of wiring the peram-
«« , LAWTON*
AVERTED AT If inr
HAFORD PIT M-Ui.AHE
| By the United Press.
I PARIS, August 26.—King Albert
has completed a two days' tour of the
I French lines from Arras to Vosges,
accompanying President Poincare and
1 (ieneral J off re.
By the United Press.
WASHINGTON, D. C., August 26.
—The Justice department secret ser-
vice is worried because it is unknown'
whether all data relative to American
military reservations, was seized
when Gustav Kopsch, a young Ger-
man employee of the Carnegie Insti-
tute was arrested lust night, charged
with obtaining unauthorized informa-
tion of our national defense.
He had in his possession photo-
■graphs of Cape Charles, Cape Henry,
Hampton Roads, New York Harbor,
West Point, and various other de-
He was getting ready to leave
Washington when captured.
ST. MARY S ACADEMY.
St. Mary's Academy at 612 Gore
Ave., will open its ninth session ^ on
Monday, Sept. 6th. The school is con-
ducted by the Sisters of Divine Provi-
dence, Rev. W. P. Lamb supervisor.
It is desirable that all pupils begin
their studies at the start, still ad-
mission as boarder or day pupil may
be obtained at any time during the
year. Pupils coming from other
schools will be classified according to
their proficiency in English and Math-
'The Elementary Course .onsists of
eight grades, each grade ordinarily
supposing a year's time for com
pletion. The work of the high cchool
is distributed so as to enable the
student to attain the requii'&d unit*
in four years.
Palmer Method of Business Writ-
ing, Drawing, Sight Singing* and
Fancy Work are commenced in the
Primary Grades and continued
throughout the course. .
Esv*jc al attention wil I again be
paid to the class in Music, Sister
Olivia in charge. The course includes
piano and violin. The Leschetizkv
principles of touch and technic are
Reports of the general standing of
the pupils in all department* will be
given at the end of each month.
For further particulars 'egarding
our curriculum of studies, parents are
cordially invited to call before the
By the United Press.
CARDIFF, August 26.—A thousand
coal miners, who struck at Haford
Pit, yesteiday, returned to work to-
Operators say that the dangers of
another general strike has passed.
WILL BE TAUGHT
HOW TO SAVE MONEY.
The doctors of lawton and Coman-
che county acquitted themselves ad-
mirably yesterday, when doctors from
the surrounding towns were the
uests of the Comanche County Med
ical society. They have always been j 3lluthwe8t
noted for their hospitality, but Wed-'
nesday they ulmmt exceeded them-
GETS GOLD MED-
AL ON COTTON
1). C. Welch, of the Chattanooga
Kin, wo* in Lawton We.'-.iesdny ming.
ling with acquaintances.
Mr. Welch has received the gratify-
ing information that hia bale of cot-
ton, which is on exhibit at the Pana-
ma Exposition had received the gold
medal. He is to be congratulated, as
is the whole county, state and the
NOT EXACTLY PRUDENT.
OKLAHOMA CITY, OliU, August
23.—Young O^ahonin is going to be i selves.
taught how to save money. Thrift will j After the address of welcome by j ' *
take a regular place in curriculum* | Hon. Scott Ferris, as was given in! ' ' e United I ress.
of the public school*. the Constitution yesterday. Dr. E. S.' ' AUI., Minn., Aug. 2B.—-With
R. H. Wilson, state superintendent Gooch, president, gave a very clever'* e ^ea'0U8y between Minneapolis and
of schools, believes it id more import-j talk. Papers were read also by Dr. A. I ^ 1 aU* at a re<1 heat because Minne-
ant for children to learn how to con- ! Blesh, of Oklahoma City, whose ]M,)0 * w"s otcul'y'"K second place,
serve their money than for them tojsubject was "Mechanism of Perineal!1""' 'Sl ' au' ,"'8t in the Ameri-
lcarn how to earn it easily. He pro Repair," Dr. W. E. Dixon, of Oklaho-i' a8800,i'lt'"n baseball standing,
poses to organize classes in thrift, toima City also presented a paper up-: '"lam ' • Buckley stood at a street
be conducted on the same principal as'on the subject "Iiiognosis of Glo lrorner 'n ' aul, praising the Min-
t.o-called vocational classes. These! coma." Both papers were master- ] "faP° tenm- St- Paul police took
clanjseB will be 'omimsed of all pupils | pieces and the assembled physici- j 'm ' entral station, 'for safe
old enough t arn money or to com- j una were nleasqjl to be privileged to, eel"nK-
prehend the teachers' instructions.. enjoy them.
The children will be encouraged to! After the meeting the guesla were! 'HEARING FORECLOSURE
By the United Press.
CINCINNATI, August 26.—"Billy"
is an honorable goat when sober, but
he devoured 1,000 new hilarity hall
tickets. Then Hogan ' a vaudeville
monkey, unteth«red him at the Ches-
ter Park theatre. Miss Carrie Chap-
ron, actress, has sued Shirley Al-
varde, the goat's owner, for $551
damages. Here's what Billy ate; one
set of $8 pink tights, a lovely pair of
$6 silk stockings, $28 worth of etce-
tera. Miss Chapron's injured feelings
are estimated at $500.
Lewis White returned yesterday
from Sterling where he has been vis-
iting with friends.
SUCH WILL BE DUTY OF UNITED
STATES. IF GOVERNMENT
now almost certain
Then It Will Give the United
Access to Important
By the United Press. By the United Press.
NEWPORT, Ark., August 26.— WASHINGTON, D. C., August 26.
j State troops arrive on the first section j—That President Dartiguen-Aves, of
train to take charge of the rescue i the Haytian government will accede
work distributing supplies' to fifteen U° the request of the United States,
earn money and will he taught husi- taken to Fort Sill
ai- — .v.. w... ... automobiles,
ness methods that can be applied to where they viewed the fort, after I —- —
| which they proceded to Hyle'b Hok' Foreclosures oi r gage was the
where a tempting supper was served,' business of the d..>uict court this
picnic fashion. This supper was morning.
thoroughly enjoyed. ' This afternoon the case of Emma
After sup|>er, the whole party went ] Harden vs. Leonu May Maxey, for the
to Medicine Park, where they enjoyed ' recovering of a deed was being tried,
all the privileges of that popular re
|3.5« AND $4.00 ♦
MEN'S LOW SHOES ♦
JOE WOLF'S SALE. ♦
all walks of life.
The cooperation of hankers, busi-
nessmen, manufacturers and farmers
is sought by Supt. Wilson. As fas- as
is known, Oklahoma is the first state
to adopt this plan.
Judge R. J. Ray was in Oklahoma
City Tuesday attending to legal busi-
CAUGHT IN RAID
I But for the four Billies—Hohen-
jollern, Bryan, Sunday and Burke—
Three negroes were caught with American paragraphers would
the goods on this morning, whenP'88 the delights of target practice.
Sheriff Richardson, Deputy Mitchell "
and Constable Moncrief, irw'i a raid Is Not the Cause
Commissioner W. D. Turner, who
returned lasrt. evening from Oklaho-
na City, where he attended a meet-
_ lA. 4. rng of the board vof control of th«#
the place occupied by E i. Harris iWsonic homo «t Darlington, an-
F avenue. Several raidj have
I T. M. Beuley of Oklahoma City, ar-
rived today and will go to Medicine
Paik, where he will spend a few days.
R. A. SULLINS
Lee Cox of Faxon, Okla., was in
Lawton Wednesday attending to busi-
ness matters and visiting friends.
Mrs. Jennett S. Crosby, county su-(
/ erintendent, is busy this week get- J
ting exhibits ready for the Teachers' j
Institute, which meets next week. All (
sort of school work is being mounted,
much of it excellent vork, indeed, and Teacher's Institute beginning Aug.
when finished the exhibit 'will
very complete one.
Anyone wishing to take ier.ehers to
room or board during the County
been mad-, on the same place hereto-
fore, hut the negroes always marriged
to hide the gambling paraphanlia be-
fore the officers could break in. But
this morning they were taken un-
awares and were caught playing koon
kan. Nine dollars, which composed the
pot were secured by the officers. The
negroes caught were: Bob Hams,
Tom Horace and Robert Josey.
Charge of gambling were placed
against all three and they are row
occupying berths in the county jail.
GIVEN TO DEPARTMENT.
nounced that Robert A. Sullins of this
city, had been selected to fill the po-
j sition of superintendent of the home,
which was left vacant by the death
of Alfred Grey.
This is a well merited appointment
By the United Press.
Lawton citizens will he interested
in hearing of the wedding of a form-
er Lawton teacher. Miss Elizabeth
Johnson of Duncan. Okla., to Mr.
Oscar Hendrickson, of Atchinson,
Kansas. Thfey were married Wednes-
day afternoon at three o'clock at the
home of the bride's brother, A. B.
Johnson, by the Baptist minister, Rev.
Mrs. J. T. Bruss was the matron of t
honor. After the wedding the hanov j Okla., was a business visitor i
couple left for Enid, and Bh.*!:wtil, \ ' 5 v> e>-n®sduy.
hundred flood sufferers.
Hundreds of residents are still
marooned in upper stories? The mili-
tia is busy transferrin); them to land.
The entire country within a radius of
fifteen miles is under one to fifteen
feet of water.
Practically all crops and live stock
Dave Crocket and Guy Kurk re-
turned today from Dullas, Texas,
where they have been spending the
paBt few days. They made the trip in
Mr. Crockett's car.
William August Bowman was born
in Clay county, Indiana, March 1,
1865. He departed this life at 12:05 a.
m. August 28, 1915, axed fifty years,
fivt months, and twenty-two days. He
died of heart failure, his illness buing
of only five hours duration.
Brother Bowman's father was a
Deacon in the Cumberland Presby-
trian church. His brother Ben, was an
Elder in the same church. His brother,
in Lawton, J. I. Bowman, is an Elder
in the First Presbyterian church of |
Lawton, and was an Elder in the Beal j
Heights Mission church until that
|to a ten years virtual protectorate, is
almost certain. Haitians officials ad-
mit that if it had not l>een for the
United Suites, the rebels would soon
have overthrown the government,
It is.realized that there will pos-
sibly be some objection to this but th
United States Naval officials say that
the treaty would probably render it
easy for the United States to get con-
trol of the important naval base Mole
Premier Pachitch of Serbia contin-
ues to come rinht up to tlie scratch.
gib "'n surprise;
By the United Press.
INDIANAPOLIS, August 2t>. -
James Gibson, charged with Thomas
Taggert and a hundred others in con-
spiracy to corrupt Marion county elec-
tions, unexpectedly pleads guilty.
He asks to be taken to jail for pro-
as Mr. Sullins is well fitted for the I church united with the Southern
position. Mr. Sullins, who
graduate of the Missouri slate univer-
sity, came to Oklahoma at the open-,
ing and was for three years superin-
tendent of the Oklahoma City schools.
Mr. Sullins is high in Masonic circles
and his many friends here will be
glad to hear of his appointment.
Uncle Frank Spencer of
30lh and closing Sept. 4th, will notify
the county superintendent. 8-23, tf
MUTUAL MASTER PICTURES:
SEE THIS COSTLY
How would you like to sit in a com-
fortable chair in our theatre, and see on
w.s. H«t. _ fjle screeu before you a story of love, ot'
hate, of riotous human action staged under the blaz-
ing Arizona skies?
ON THE NIGHT STAGE
IN FIVE FULL REELS
is this Mutual Masterpiece produced with only one
thought—to give the public tile best in moving pic
Robert Edeson, W. S. Hart, Rhea Mitchell play
the leading parts in this wonderful movie that we
booked for you.
Wednesday, September 1st
position of the Arabic case, based on w^ere 1;^ev w'" v'>' before p.uceca-
facts thus far obtainable, have been I t0 their home at Atchison,
laid before the state department at! Kansi18' where the bridegroom has a
Washington. It is believed that there. h"m' awaiting
is a way open for a peaceable settle- t^'e'r com'nK.
menj. Mrs. Hendrickson will be remem-
Following two conferences the Ger-'l,ered as the musieal "l>ervisor for
man officials refused to discuss its the Uwton 8chools BOme >'ea,s a*°
| Trousers to be tighter,' but the
I trousered can't fford to he.
Particular Work for
E. J. Schowalter, cashier of the
Chattanooga State Bank, was in the
city today attending to business mat-
holding that position for four years.
She has just recently finished at Col-
umbia University, receiving her A. B.
degree. While here she made her home
with Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Bruss.
Lampass says the storm destroyed
half of the pecan crop. But the *'nuts''i'la8 ^ecn ^or past three
are unscathed. I buying his fall stock.
M. S. Simi>6on returned Wednesday
from the eastein markets where he
Big Feature Program
Kincade & 0'hara
The Harmony Girls and Char-
**A PASCAL'S WOLFISH
Another Master Keystone Com-
edy in two reels. Featuring
May Bush and Fritz Schade.
Other Pictures. Also Special
Music by Feat tier Orchestra.
ONLY 1 DIME 10 CENTS
Coming Next Week
Wm. S. Hart in a costl) Mu-
tual Masterpiece, of 5 Keels.
"Watch for day and date."
August 25, 1915.
LETTERS—Barnett, T.; Crysta
j Art Co.; Carroll, Mrs. Mary: Doug-j
; las, Mrs. Mary; Heme, Prof; Hop '
kins, Mrs. Leonia; Jolly, "Huston;1
IJones. Joe; Kelley, Mrs. Lillie; Mc
[Cracken, J. T.; Morgan, J. M.; Moore,!
Kred; Newhupp, J. W.; I'latt, Frank; |
Read. Mrs. Louella: Reynolds, R. D.: ]
Robinson, Mrs. Lissa; Swain, Paul-
ine; Thomas, Ethel; Watson, Charley;
Worden, He/, 705 E St.
DEAD LETTERS—Morgan, E. D.
CARDS—Arnett, W.; Brown, p.;
Carner,; Mrs. Elsie; Etherton, M.
Gibson, Rev.; Halbeisen, Frank (4);
Halbeisen, Walter; Hardy Ellen;
Har;,e, Mrs. Jessie Little, Ida Belle;
Mahaffey, Dr. O. G.; Russell, Frank;
Sijupson, Engene; Thompson, Frank
(2); Watson, Ann; Wiggins, Jecyo.
All the above list remaining un-
called for two weeks from date will
be sent to the dead letter offic*
Whan calling for Riiy jf this list
please give date.
ROBERT LANDERS, Postmaster.
August Bowman became a member
of the Cumberland Presbyterian
church at the age of eighteen, and re-
mained a faithful member of that
church until he removed his member-
ship in 1914 to the Wesley Chapel M.
E. Church, near Lawton.
At the age of fifteen, in 1880, he
moved from Indiana—to Andrews
coiU'ty, Missouri, and resided there
until he married Miss Rubie Elma
Wilkerson on March 7, 1897, after
which he moved to Worth county,
Missouri, where he resided until 1905,
when he came to Lawton, Oklahoma.
Since then he has resided in Coman-
che County, and was one of her best
He leaves a wife and eight child-
ren, three boys, and five girls, viz;
Wavie, Bert, Opal, Clarence, Mildred,
Gladys David and Wanita to whom in
speech, in thought, in practice, and in
feeling, he gave the Christian admoni-
''Gather ye rosebuds while ye may,
Old Time is still a-fiying,
And this same flower that smiles to-
•Tomorrow will be dying."
"•THE HYPNOTIC MONKEY"
"Here's one important char-
acteristic of "HAM"' Comedies.
Although they are funny—
the funnk.t product—they >rg
This is one of the reasons
why these burlesques have at-
tained such tremendous
popularity in so short a time.
In another of her populnr rail-
—2 OTHEi< GOOD ONES-
ADMISSION. 5 CENTS
See Robert Warwick in "The
Dollar Mark" Sunday.
BUYS ANY SUIT IN
Friday and Saturday
While our store is torn up by the
workmen we will make a big sac-
rifice on men's suits.
Boys' School Suits
JOE WOLF ONCLOTHIER
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