The Lawton Constitution (Lawton, Okla.), Vol. 15, No. 289, Ed. 1 Wednesday, July 12, 1916 Page: 1 of 4
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VOLUME XV—NO. 289.
LAWTON. OKLAHOMA. WEDNESDAY EVENING, JULY 12. 1916.
'AND THE BARBER
KEPT ON SHAVING.'
SO HE STARTED HIS LETTER
'♦DEAR KING'**—WANTS FILLED
♦ ST. PAUL, Minn., July 12. ♦
♦ Oscar Koston, barber, carries ♦
♦ around with him at all times a ♦
♦ lock of the hair of James J. Hill, ♦
♦ deceased railroad magnate and ♦
♦ empire builder. Oscar struck ^
♦ hard luck for the first few years ♦
♦ after he reached this country. ♦
♦ Hill had been lucky and amassed ♦
♦ about $300,000,000. Guided by ♦
♦ the superstitution that a lucky ♦
man's hair migh help him. Oscar ♦
♦ swiped one of Hill's locks while ♦
British * cutting his hair and he has kept ♦
♦ it ever since. Oscar is still a •
♦ barber. ♦
DAI.* Y EDITION
OFFICIALLY LEARNED THAT
BREMEN, SISTERSHIP OF
DEUTSCHLAND. AT SEA.
ARRIVE IN TWO WEEKS
By United Press.
LONDON, June 19.—(By Mail.)—
Addressing King George in a letter as
Dear King"' a disgraced
"Tommy" found a way to get back in-
to the army \vith neatness and des-
patch.The soldier, whose name is with-
held, was discharged with dishonor
while serving in India. He later met a
minister who talked him into reform-
ing.An attempt to rejoin the army was
fruitless because of his bad record.
Then he penned a note to the King. . .. w
„ , . „ . , . . . . .. died yesterday at the farm of M. W
( ARKANZASTS UNDER GEN. CAR- An official notice.tells the sequel to the jSava* at s^age, Minn.
S*01?r ii a 1 His record of a mile in 1:55 hr
"After great gallantry in no mans;
,, . . .i never been equaled by harness horse, press has earned officially that the
land, in r ranee, between the trenches, n ... ..
Forecast For Oklahoma—Tonight
I and Thursday unsettled.
, Mean Temperature 83
Maximum this dp. it year .. . .97
Minimum this year 73
Mean Temp, this date last year . .. .85
Precipitation for 24 hours ending
July 12th, 7 a. m., 0.00.
FRANK M. HEAD,
MEETING OF MEDICAL
OF THE SUBMARINES
OVER THROW OF CHAMPION OF CON-
CILIATORY POLICY TOWARD UNITED
DAN PATCH, THE WORLDS
FASTEST PACER. IS DEAD
\NEAPOLIS„ Minn., July 12 -
Titch. the world's fastest pacer.
of Arrival Is Carefully Guarded
But Believed to Be Within
The meeting of the Southwestern
Medical association was brought to a
close last nght with a band concert
and dance at Medicine Park. Nearly i
seventy-five visiting doctors were in1
CIA ATTACKS VILLIASTS UN-
DER GENERAL CONTRARAS.
i3y United Press.
he died trying to save others."
Miss Sophia Ellen Black of Marietta,
and Ralph Weir of Norman, who have
National Guard Officers Diafter Into been visiting the Shepler family for
Federal Service as Recruit- the past week returned to their re-
ing Officer". spective homes today.
Ry United Press. Our old friend, J. F. King of near
EL PASO, July 12.—Carronia Elgin, writes us from Omaha. Ne-
forces under General Garcia have at- bra ska that he was out .M days from
tinked Vlliasts. under General Contra Lawton and it had cost him 55 tents
,'f. i'aliao at Som-Brerto, Duraneo. for repairs on his car, but that he and
Iiu!a; The last reports were that the Mrs. King were having a fine trip, and
1 attie war still raging. There is an un- that crop conditons were good,
confirmed rumor that General En
i iiiuez, sent by General Obregon to re Rev. Ben Edwards of Vernpn, form-
,1a, • Tervino, has been capture* by erly pastor of the Christian church of
GUARDSMEN ON PARADE MAKE
IMPOSING ARRAY—2000 PEO-
PLE WITNESS REVU'.W.
Bremen, sistership to the Germar
super submarine Deuischland, is now
at sea. Although the time of arrival is
a carefully guarded secret it ib be-
lieved to be within two weeks.
By United Press.
Deutschland is Merchantman.
WASHINGTON, D. C., July 12.—
That the great German submarine
1 Deutschland is a merchantman, was
I the report made to the Treasury and
State Departments yesterday by Cap-
tain Hughes, U. S. N., and Customs
. Collector Ryan, who examined the
ship so officials could establish her
(Continued On Pane Two.)
Villa and executed.
this city, spent Tuesday
Drafted Into federal Service.
By United Press.
WASHINGTON, D. C\, July 1-'
The war department has ordered ici-
. .onal guard officers to be drafted ir*
th" Federal service as recruiting of-
ficers to take charge of the milit ia re-
cruiting agencies throughout the conn-
AlUk on Way to Border.
It United Press.
SAN ANTONIO, July 12.—The war
department has informed Genera'.
Funston that Geenral Bliss is on his
way to the border to assist in arrang
ing militia tactics along the border
Only the New York and Pennsylvania
troop? have been so arranged.
Interested Spectators Watch
Woman Drive Tractor—The
Plowing Contest Thursday.
The twelve hundred men of th<
lahoma National Guard made an im-
posing spectacle yesterday afternoon
when they marched past keeping step
to the martial music of the regimental
band in review before Governor Wil-
liams and his stnff on the parade
gorunds at the new post. Although
the ranks were somewhat uneven, due
to the illness of a good many of the
men, they made an imposing array
clad in the Khaki and olive drab of the
Young service as they marched past the
FOR U.S. TROOPS
WOMAN KILLED WHEN SUBMAR- ceeded by Bethmann-Heilwig in 1909.
INE BOMBARDS ENGLISH TOWN
—CAPTURE CANTON AND MEN Town Bombarded.
By United Press.
attendance at what is said to ha^% By United Press. LONDON, July 12.—An enemy sub-
been one «r the best meetings in the BERLIN, July 12.—The supporters marine bombarded the town of Sea-
of Von Tirpitz predicted ti. over- ham's harbor, two hundred and tv >n-
throw of Bethmann-Hellweg, champ- ty miles north of London, latt night
ions of the conci ^tory policy towards killing one woman.
the United States, and the unloosing
of the German submarines within Capture Plunder.
three month unless President Wilson By United Press.
sets against the British blockade. PARIS, July 12.—The Allies since
Members of the conservative party, beginning of the offensive have cap-
and those favoring the annexAg of tured twenty-three villages, nineteen
territory conquered by the Germans, prisoners, one hundred four cannon,
joining in the forecast said, that the and several hundred machine guns,
opinion of the American people would Tlie war office announced that there
be disregarded. was no action on either aide of the
Attacks on the Chancellor have «nmme last night.
gradually grown bolder since the pitfi _—
lishing of Prince Buclows book,. -Who is going to be your next
Deutsche Poltik." This book is be- president, Wilson or Hughes" asked
lieved to he the opening of Buelows a liberal member of the Reichstag,
campaign for the chancellorshsip, ' If Hughes ctn be worse than Wilson,
which position he occupied until sue- the worst hi. can do is to declare war
: on Germany. This would mean unlim-
ited submarine war against England.
At present our navy is held in a net of
notes. What could the United States
do? Ii couldn't raise an army to help
the Allies. Carrying on unlimited sea
warfare we could sink six hundred
thosuand tons of shipping monthly,
paralysing land war."
history of the association.
TS CLUB MEETING AT
soELAND — EVERYBODY1
INVITED TO ATTEND.
Indications of a Long Stay in .Mexico
and on the Border Is
SAN ANTONIO, Texas, July 12.—
ENID, Okla., July 12.— Before hun-
dreds of interested farmers grouped
viewing stand. At least 2000 people preparations for a long stay in Mjexi
witnessed the review. c0 and on the bord8r were seon toda;
Governor Williams arrived in the jn severa| new developments
camp about four o clock from Medi- Southern department.
The Farmer's club at Roseland will
meet Thursday evening July 13, at
eight o'clock. An interesting program
has been engaged and the business
men of Lawton are especially urged to
attend. Below is given the program:
Music, Roseland Band.
Address. "Farmer's Business,"
President G. C. Corwin, followed by
Report of Committee on Farm Pro-
duction. Discussion of committee's
Report of Committee on Marketing.
Discussion of committee's report.
Music, Roseland Band.
Address, "Transportaion Mr.
Will Make 1'ersunal Appeal to Mon-
arch# to Save Poland Fron
COL. GOETHALS EXPECTED
TO RESIGN TODAY
By United Press.
WASHINGTON, 1). C.
Colonel Goethali, constructor
Panama canal, was expected to
sign today as governor of the canal obediently
CHAPLIN VT Ml BRAY TONIGHT.
Address. 'Education and Sanita
| ( ine Park. He was accompanied by General Funston announced that: tion," A. B. Carpenter. '
over the exhibition field, and hundreds Adjutant-General Earp and Colonel twe|ve carload 0f supplies had l)«en j Report of Committe
of other spectators in a big semi- Leecraft. Captain Waite of the ordir- shipped su„day by rail from Juarez to Economics. Discussion of repor
circle of automobiles, tractor repre- ance department acted as aide to the General Pershing's expedition Bird Committee, Readings by
sentatives showed off their beauties governor. Winter clothing is understood ' to j Harry Hammond and Hirschel Bon-
of farm mechanism Tuesday after- ^ five o'clock the governor, mount- have |,een ordered for Pershing's men , ham.
By United Press.
LONDON, July 12.—A pitched bat-
tle for the posseKsio" of an important
point norteast of Albert followed the
anival "t' strong German reinforce-
By United Press. ments. The German war office an-
WASHINGTON, I). < ., July 1- — pounce that the fighting has continued
President Wilson indicated to the dele- . radically uninterupted since Mon-
gation representing the Polish organ- ,jay Fighting is especially heavy near
ization that if all other measures fad, ConU| Mai90n General Haig admits
he will make a personal appeal to the thal the Ge,.mans haw Kained
Home monarch, of the hellgerent counties to ,ogt Rround between Martlet* Tronee
•ods last night.
save Poland from starvation.
Sir Edward Carbon Threatens \d-
noon in the opening of the second ^ took his position in the center at anfj t^e troops along the border,
i ,iv ,9 _ annual Southwest Trtictor show. Gaso- the south side of the parade grounds. Heavier field pieces are reported to
of the '*ne an(^ kerosene burning tractors of Just behind him in line was Colonel have been ordered to El Paso.
a dozen different types moving more Leecraft, Adjutant-General Eaip, packing-houses of San Antonio,
than plow horses and Colonel Hoffman, Lieutenant-Colonel which were being counted on to sup-
turning wheat stubbk' a yard wide at Jayne. A third line of mounted officers pjy tro()pS with fresh meat have
a swath, had turned over more than waR composed of Major Scott, Chap- ma(]e arrangements to increase their
twenty acres of the demonstration 'a'n Barnes, < apt. Emery, Capt. Had- capacity.
grounds in a few hours. wigger, Capt. Waite, and Capt. Tobin. Funston today continued prepara-
Girl Drives Tractor. The regimental band pased the gov- tiong to nmke th(> BiK Bend country
Tuesday's most entertaining fea- ernor fit .st and then marched aro .nd '-raid proof." Colonel'Gaston has made
h a scream turP wus the management of one of t() fare the reviewing officers. In order )4nown the number of men he believes
the big hull tractors by Miss Gladys named came the regimental infantry, wjj| j)e necessary to furnish adequate
Dickinson, a 16-year-old girl from Le- Companies A. B, C, I), E, F, G, H. L protection to the towns in that region.
Charlu Chaplin is 'Police'* drew a
large rowd at the Murray theatre
yesterday. The film is sue-
that another large crowd today is as-
Ths last success of the famous
f haolin making a h<t nil over the machine with graceful ease at
of each furrow. Left to itself the trac-
i-d wth fun. Those
POLICE at the Murray tonight are
Roy, Kansas, who guided the power
ful U Hnd M, Troop A, the engineers it js un(it'rstootl most of the reinforce-1' The Poor Down Trodden
Music, Roseland Band.
We want to call attention to the
above program nnd to the excellent
work that i 'leing done by the Farm- countriei
ers cluii at Roseland. We are glad to
note the permanent basis on which
these clubs are organized and the
class of work they are undertaking.
When the faimers realize the import-
ance of organization—of getting to-
gether and discussing the variou
problems of the
Rv United Press
BERLIN, July 12.—Ambassador journment.
Gerard transmitted today to the for- Rv United Press.
eign office, the latest British sugges- LONDON. July 12.—Sir
tions -egarding the arrangements for Carson threatened to move
feeding Poland. The Vmbafixador was
flankly discouraged in the ability of
reach an agree-
TREATY AIMED AT GERMANV.
journment of the Commons early next
week unless information was forth-
coming concerning the siutation in
Mesopotamia. Premier Asquith re-
plied that the time was not opportune
to discuss the question.
By United Press.
PETROGRAD, July 12.
AUTO SMASHES INTO BUGGY.
farm, the old story of Koza Tov, department of foreign af- Edward Jones Jr., was slightly in-
ountry. Every foot of film is pack
who fail to soeltor went form end to end at the l.dUO-
foot stretch without a hand on the
the end company and field hospital corps.
It was officialy learned today that
the national guardsmen will, not en-
train for the border for several days
ments will be taken from militia yet
to arrive at the border, so the present
distribution of forces will be disrupted
Farmer" fairs, officially denied the charge that Tuesday afterno.m when ar
ill be a thing of the past the fear of the Unted States was the "..to said to be driven hy two ladies
These meetings are open to every- possible Japanese motve behind the :jan 'nto buggy
wly and nothing would show a better Ausso-Japanese treaty.
The treaty Jones, while himseh*
f Edward G.
wife and son
Under the supervision of H.
CaH for cieaning and pressing,, Thompson, professor of
hats cleaned and blocked. Tbe Uniqu<
Tailors, 319 C Ave.
yesterday. Governor Williams rode
the horse Sunny Proctor.
FAIR AT CACHE
AUGUST THE FIFTH
as little as possible. However, ft
understood that a few contingents al-
ready at El Paso will he moved east
The First Wisconsin Infantry
due here today. The Third Missoi""
Infantry passed through here late yes-
That American and Mexican army
officials along the border may work
out a system of co-operative horde*
patrol is indicated by two incidents.
is spirit of co-operation than a good at- was aimed at Germany he says.
tendance of the business men of Law-
ton. Lets go and help a good thing \ye own a Dodge Bros, car that has
along and perhaps learn something traveled 16,000 honest miles in 15
ourselves. months, in all kinds of weather. We
would like to compare the enamel
finish of a Dodge Bros, car with the
finish on any other make of car that
AAinii„nrn i iin onrilf has seen a like service, and if it is
COMMANDER AND CREW equalled I .ill buy a $25.00 chair
from Block-Miller and give it to the
ladien rest room. "A car is as old as
BERLIN, via Wireless, July 12. Fred Thompson, Dodge
BERLIN PAPERS LAUD
Ike Trope furnished sixteen horses
agricultural for ^ mounted officers in the review-
engineering at the Oklahoma A. and
(M lm M. college and eight assistants, the
tractors worked for the most part at
a furrow depth of six inches, some by
special request being sunV almost to
twice that depth. Farmers who are
more interested in corn than in
wheat growing made this request.
The dry summers in the western belt
✓ require a furrow depth of practically
LONDON, July 12.— An order pro- a f(K)t for successful corn raising.
hibitinu th« carrying of flreaims Aj| pav Contest i— — - r ...«w . .
throughout all Ireland has just been interest in the plowing division of fairs under the new law is unavail- conferred on the same subject Sunday schland at Baltimore and its editoria
issued. Lord LansdoWne announced in t^0 tractors' work will culminate able Quanah Township leads out by with General Gonzales, commandant [columns to praising
the House of Ix>rds this afternoon. Thursday when twenty tractors will holding a preparatory fair Saturday, ut Juarez. It is understood that all crew.
The order atTects Ulster as well as enter an all-day plowing contest. This August 5th at Cache, Okla. All prize American commanders facing Mexi-
will be the severest test of the entire , winning farm exhibits will he put on can troops along the Rio Grande will several similar ships are being
show, and representatives are groom- exhibit at the Lawton celebration. make Mimilar efforts. structed to begin commema i< at ions
inir their favorite machines with this Why not other townships organize
trying ordeal in view, as most of the and assist in making the agricultural ( )"**** ' ^ ' (•
were driving, on the east road to Ft.
Sill. The buggy was turned completely
over, pinning the boy beneath one
wheel. The accident occured on the
road near thti Indian mission.
Capt. Van Anderson of the Sixth Ca
airy discussed with General Rojas at Every Berlin newspaper today devot- groH Dealer
CACHE. Okla., July 11— (Special.) Ojinaga plans for preventing raids ir «'<1 a large part of its news columns
—Since the friends for free township that district. General Bell, at El Paso, to the arrival of the submarine Deut-
The Vossische Zeitung said
General Chamberlain, chief of the
Irish constabulary, ha< resigned.
Horses and Mules
from 5 to 10 years
old, 15 to 16 hands
C. S. THOMAS
22S F it. Lawton
tractors selling will depend directly, exhibit one of th leading features of ^
it is thought, on the outcome of the this (Treat truthei ine of people of $
all-duv race. The biiftfest single day's Southwest Oklahoma.
attendance alxo is anticipated for Qunnah Township also intends to g
Thursday a'tend the celebration with almost its ®
Displays of road making machin- entire population and will be there
ery by the Galion Iron Works of Gil- strong on parade. We will be disap
ion, Ohio, Ijit'ro« e power lift plows, pointed if other township delegations (?
Pyrene (Ire extinguishers, Rover en- are not represnted and we urge that c
gilage harvesters. Magnolia petroleum you get together and come on. \
products an dother accessories are We will also have a grand primary ]•
forming some of the double line of ex- rally and trade day Saturday July .
hibits in connection with the show. | (Continued On Page Three.)
with neutral countres, thereby break-
ing the British blockade. One of the
ships is named the Bremen. All ar«
• <•. •>«>*a*)(*XSXSX*)
... ..bout 2,000 tons. The Deutschland wa«
Subject Wednesday evening, S ' uilt at Kiel, work being started on
H:::n. The l>.-i..g..l,h.nK Wa"
. :'ormed, Nov. 8, 1915.
f! ' — 1 ..'..'A
Bring Your Horses
To Ike Trope's barn when in
town Saturday. Highest prices
paid. Mule buyer here from
3rd and B
3rd and B
REQUEST FOR 150,000
WASHINGTON, D. C., July 12.-
The house appropriation committee
today approved Secretary McAdoo's
request for an emergency appropria-
tion of one hundred fifty thousand dol-
lars to fight the epidemic of infantile
paralysis in New York.
of the Church." All are
cordially invited to attend and
enjoy a Bible discussion of the
subject. S. A. Bell, vice presi-
dent of Cordell Christian Col-
lege and J. E. Blansett are
Church of Chrsit. Cor. A 4 7th
ONE KILLED IN KIKE.
SCRANTON, Pa., July 12.—t
person is dead and !>(*eral are missing
in a fire that destroyed several resi-
dences at Duryeya, near here. The
blaze is rapidly getting beyond con-
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