The Lawton Constitution (Lawton, Okla.), Vol. 16, No. 68, Ed. 1 Tuesday, October 24, 1916 Page: 1 of 4

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VOL. XVI., NO. 68.
If It Happens Before 3 o'clock p. m. It Will Be In the Constitution.
THE LAWTON CONSTITUTION
LAWTON. OKLAHOMA. TUESDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 24, 1H1B.
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DAILY EDITION
TULSA MEN FAILED TO
KIND HUGHES ODDS.
! TULSA, Okla., Oct. 24.—A. B.
Reese, oil operator, and Robert Gal-
braith, former Democratic national
I committeeman, would like to see some
of that 2 to 1 and 8 to 5 stuff on
: Hughes.
I They tried to place $30,000 on Wil-
son in New York and Chicago at odds
j said to prevail in those cities. They
said New York offered no better than
j even money and that no offer from
i Chicago had been received.
MORE THAN 150 PLATES SET FOR
1 HE ROD AND GUN CLUB AF- Mr. and Mrs. John A. Guthrie will
FAIR—EXCELLENT SPEECHES leave today for Dallas, Texas, to at-
MADE—FRED H ANNAN "CON-' 'end a meeting of the Texas Marble
VICTED" OF SHOOTING AT Dealers Association and will also visit
WOOD (EN) DUCKS. jwith friends and relatives during the
I state fair.
About one hundred and fifty mem-1 —
bers and guests of the Lawton Rod i
and Gun club assembled last night
and enjoyed one of the greatest ban-
quets ever given in Lawton. It was a
"'game affair" and the dinner menu
was profuse with duck, squirrel,
snipe and bass and enough was pro-
vided to feed two hundred people.
Coffee, tea, water and milk made up
the drink bill and all the other trim-
mings that go with a great feed. From —
the standpoint of wild game, it is the By United Press.
greatest event ever pulled off in this PROVIDENCE, R. L, Oct. 24,
Program For Shriner's Ceremonial Session
THREE SUBS
ON THIS SIDE
SHRINERS* i*RO(tRAM
Headquarters—Second Floor Masonic
Temple
7:30 a.m.—Special Shrine train arrives at
Rock Isiand depot.
9:00 a.m.—All Shrinera register at head-
quarter*.
10:00 a.m.—Theatre Party at any theatre
for Shriners only.
12:00 a.m.—Lunch.
1:00 p.m.—Theatre Party at any theatre
for Shrinern and their Wives.
3:00 p.m.—Itusinesa session at headquar-
ters.
3:30 p.m.—Shriners Parade.
t>:00 p.m.—Barbecue at Koehler Park.
8:00 p. m.—Ceremonial Session at the High
School Auditorium.
12:00 p.m.—Special Shrine train leaves for
Ardmore.
LADIES' PROG P.AM
Headquarters—Midland Hotel
7:30 a m.—Shrine Special arrives at Rock
Island depot.
8:30 a. m.—All Ladies Register at Head-
quarters.
9:00 a.m.—Auto Ride. Starts from Head-
quarters.
12:00 a. m.—Lunch.
1:00 p.m.—Theatre Party at any theatre.
3:30 p.m.—Shrine Parade.
8:00 p. m. to
11:30 p. m.—Banquet and Reception at Mid-
land Hotel.
12:00 p. m.—Shriner Special leaves for Ard-
more.
BOUND OVER TO NEXT
SESSION DISTF1CT COURT.'
Bessie Sanders, Ethel Sanders, Har-
vey Bodine and Jess Everts, charged
with child abandonment were bound
over to the district court of Cotton
county following their preliminary
hearing at Walter Saturday. All gave
i a $300 bond.
REPORT 400 PER CENT INCREASE
! By United Press.
I WASHINGTON, I). C., Oct. 24.— '
j The Interstate Commerce Commission
i reports four hundred per cent increase! LOOKS
ROMANIANS
ON THEIR
DEFENSIVE
from operating.The Interstate Express'
| companies during the fiscal year of,
1916 over the previous year. Figures
this year $10,560,000, total collected
jas express charges, $175,000,000.00. j
AS THOUGH ROUMANIA
WOULD BE CAUGHT IN A VICE
—MAY HAVE EFFECT ON AL-
LIES GETTING SUPPORT OF
GREECE'S ARMED FORCES.
WEATHER REPORT
Providence Journal claims that Capt.
j Forecast For Oklahoma.—Tonight
: unsettled, rain. Wednesday unsettled.
Temperature for U4 hour period, fce-
j ginning 7 a. m., Monday.
I Maximum 75
Minimum 501
The!^ean Temperature 62
Temperature data
But the great feed was not the Boy-ed is debarred from the German this date last year
Minimum this date last year
I Menn Temp, this date last year.
only treat. \ Naval Attache at the Washington El.
Frank Sch warte was the toastmast- bassy.
er, who introd- United States At- U-53 and two other submarines here
torney John A. Fain, who made a very1 force the United States' ruling on October 24th, 7 a. m., 0.00
happy address, reviewing much of the their activities. The paper further FRANK M. HEAD,
early history of this country and stated that th" U-53, -fI-48, U-60 arc Special Meteorological Observe
touching heavily on the wanton de- j still in American waters.
struction of wild game. The Journal in support of its claims!
State Game Warden, John Chene- presented letter of Boy-ed alleged to
worth was next introduced and made be written here, reading, "in order to
a very interesting address. He cover- ascertain where we stand, we must
ed much of the game laws and the theiefore to force issue to see whati
various struggles to promote bame"xtent the Americans are willing to
and ah in this state, and gave a his- carry out her alleged humantarian
tory of the work of his office. His, ideals by helping us save the lives of
address was replete with wittieism those whose ships we destroyed in the
anil was very much appreciated by coming campaign in the western At-
every one present. He also gave a ,'antic."
history of the fish hatchery, and said
they would soon be ready to ship fish Dry I A PDniur
from this hatchery. He asked the as-
sistance of the people of Lawton to IS RETURNED TO
make it a success, and further stated LAWTON CHURCH
that the entire expenditure was out
of the game fund derived from hunt-
ing licenses, and not one penny de-
rived from taxation of the people.
Senator J. Elmer Thomas made a
very enlightening address and review-
Business Items
The Federal building is beginning
to look finished on the outside. Six
very handsome black wrought iron
electric lantern-shaped fixtures now
adorn the two entrances, giving them
a very imposing appearance.
attractive.
Donald Blanding has also painted
two very handsome decorations for
McDuffie, the jeweler's
.;nif.tinn fn, OA v ,. Well, tomorrw is the day, when if which wiUl the disPlay °f "0-
epilation for -4 hours, ending you ar(, not fortunate enou(fh to own some ShrimVs emblems, looks
a Red Fez, you will not be in it, for on
that day more than 1000 Shriners and
their wives will come to Lawton to
hold the circus ceremonial of India
Temple.
Wednesday morning at 8 o'clock
promptly the fun starts. It will not
only be fun for the members but
REFOGEES
AT JOAREZ
By United Press.
EL PASO, Oct. 24.—Hunureds
refugees are arriving at Juarez
BERLIN, Oct. 24.—Two powerful
armies are attacking from the east
and the west threatening to crush
lloumania in a mighty vice and put
her out of the war by winter time.
■Mackensen's Germitn - Bulgarian-
! Turkish forces capture^ nearly thirty
1 towns, the main rai' ay and are now
pressing upon Cernavoda itself.
The Roumanians evacuated Consk-
j nea, falling back hastily to escape
annihilation. On the Roumanian
western front Falkcnpayn'e armies
are resuming the offensive. It is be-
" lieved here that serious riots are oc-
to curing at Bucharest, when the news
window, confirm the reports that Villa is just If Vue of th "T
y hand- outside Chihuahua City. The attack is l^ubMshJd RoUn,anmn:, 3Ca<">rt
ks most expected hourly. Most prominent fan,-1 Mackcnscn s easy victory at C n-
that Tr "m01|Kr T stanza was due partly to the R
that of General Trevine. Some believe I Roumanillna lack of artill lt i;
TJs z,:: sri «• ~ —
Sutherland's store looks very bright
and clean with it's new coat of white j when the assault begins,
enamel.
SCHOOL OF
INSTRUCTION
FINISHED
will be "more fun'' for the candidates
or novices as they are called, for then-
will be at least 100 of them, many of
them Lawton men.
Incidentally the Shriners will hold
two business sessions, during their
stay here, but the major portion sf
their time will be taken up in havinR
a "circus"' and seeing that novices are j
given the proper initiation. Miss In-!
j The School of Instruction of the'^ia, Shrine Mascot, will be here to
Eastern Star, which convened in this|head the paarde.
I c;ty yesterday, continued its meeting! All the stores in Lawton have de
Hornstein's windows are displaying
^ I some very attractive models in even-
ing gowns.
eci the history of legislation in this
tofore known, and asked for any sug- has cl<"'ed nd J'™ton was chosen the
gestions from the Rod and Gun club ne*t meeting p ace.
as to future legislation. He told of his Kev' J" A' La('rone' the Present
efforts to secure the fish hatchery and pa8tor wa8, returnc'' to thr Lttwton
as soon as it was able to supply fish to
all parts of the state where wanted,
he would regard it an entire success.
W. D. Turner was called upon to
tell about the big catfish he did not
get.
Kangaroo Court
One of tho funny events of the even-
ing, was the moot court organized
to try Fred Hannan on the charge of
NEXT CONFERENCE OF THE M. Iast evening when it met in the Ma j.corated for the occasion and
E. CHURCH WILL BE sonic Temple, at S oclock at which'streets are gaily decorated in
HELI) IN LAWTON. time the official visit of Mrs. Mary E. j Shrine colors.
Seaman, grand matron, of Tulsa, Ok | The special train bearing India
The conference of the Methodist ! • was made. The object of the offici- Temple, the patrol and band and "Lit-1
India," the camel upon whose
humps the ambitious novices are to
in her praise for the local chapter, cross the sands, will arrive in Lawton
stating that its work is ranked among at 7:30 a. m. The train will be met
the best in the state. by local Shriners and a procession
At last night's session two candi- j headed by Indian Temple patrol, the
dates were initiated into the order; band and followed by Shriners, will
Mesdames Smith and Bryan. proceed to the corner of Fourth
After the business session the local street and D avenue where the three . ' purat e. banijue wi k given in
tne evening and a musical will be in-
state regarding game laws, and gave I c!,urch' "orth- which has becn in ses" ?' .vi,it i,1 t0 the lotai "derltle
much valuable information not here- ?10n at E,n,l)' °kla • for several <la>'R ,n 'ts workand, Mrs. Seaman was high hut
pastorate for another year.
Notice to Auto-
mobile Owners
... i a easy victory at i.on-
..!T-U."^--ref-Ug^'„ , . KIwas due partly to the Russo-
is un-
. - - . alkenpayn
I...JSL, .i, . t . <■ • ' beKa" sweeping Roumanians out of
confirm, the defeat of CarTanzaist. Transylvunia, Roumanians hasti,
. wo days battle Friday and Satur- 8hifted the Kuni! from [)obrud
day at Palomas. Villa, while hunt,ng Transylcanian passes. Russian,
-aptured ammunition near Nam.qui- brou,,ht infantry (.nfl)1 ,emelUs jnto
pa stopped at Santa Ana ranch Hearst R^hniil,™ , ,,r n * u •
BeoruUga but were unable to bring'
.property and Killed s,x hundred,adequate ,rti„ery equipment.
j The decisive victory over the Rou-
manians expected to stifle the allies
Federal Court Still efforta t0 win (;rwce'3 support.
Hearing Quinette Case Joe White Returns
The case of Quinette vs. Pullman
From Dallas Trip
Co. is still being heard in federal!
| court. White returned yesterday from
In the case of United States vs. ')a^aa Texas, where he has been for
Wichita Falls and Northwest railway Pa8* wee^ attending the Texas
M^" j for violation of 9 hour law, defendant State fair and visiting with friends,
given leave to file answer. Plaintiff there Mr. White ha<' the pleas-
filed demurrer and case was sricken! urc °' Heeing soine good attractions
from the assignment. ; 'n the theatrical line . He reports •
The ladies wives of members of the j M „ickerson, receiver, vs. A. W.
Shriners Club of l.awton, are making {;reen defau] judgment u?ain(t de.
extensive preparations to entertain fendant. Sued ,or ,B6 29 (,osts an(J
the visiting ladie:s. At nine o'clock tereit.
they will be met at the Midland hotel,
after which they will be taken for « D 1 C f* i
ride to Medicine Park, returning in ^ Of^i^OttOn
time for lunch. Following lunch will! Brings Good Price
be a theatre party at the Met, then 1
ENTERTAINMENT
PLANNED FOR
VISITING LADIES
the WILL HE GIVEN RIDE TO
the CINE PARK — DINNER AND
MUSICAL IN THE EVENING.
moat pleasant journey and is con-
templating a return trip soon.
Cotton Climbs
Toward 20 Cents
chapter presented the grand lecturer City Commissioners and Senator J. . , ... „
with a beautiful bouquet of carnations; Elmer Thomas will be awaiting to re ' ,SP(,SU WI 1 courses. rs.
; " i while the grand matron received hand ceive them. On behalf of the city Sen
Who wish to assist in caring for the work of dainty design. Besides the ator Thomas will then deliver a brief
Simpson, is chairman of the executive
committee and Miss Pansy Robertson
Shriners Wednesday, Oct. 25.
forty visitors present, four present address of welcome and present
grand officers and five past grand of- the Shriners a large wooden key tc
Schedule follows: To meet the 8 a. ficers were in attendance. Most of the the city. Two hours will then be de-
Frisco, to me<*t the 8:45 Rock Is- visitors departed for their homes this voted to breakfast.
has charge of the musical program.
The ladies who will help entertain are
Ks follows: Mesdames M. S. Simpson,
'G. H. Block, S. Layman, R. H. Sul-
riwlinr n nnnrtpr nf « milo nn hi*17" " *—" " | ut-paru-u xor ineir nomes inis voiea to DreaKiasi. > „. . ,
iawnog a quarter of a mile on his ,and) to care for the ,adies from g a mornj Refreshments were served a* • . . u . an' Frank Beauman- K- J- Bass- R,ch'
hands and knees and shooting a m tn 19 m fn io ni ..i„_ At six o clock p. m. the most preten- urd Voss, C. S. Highsmith, Geo. Ah-
tious barbeque ever attempted in this (ernf F. M> English, G. M. PaschallJ
... „f 8ection wil1 be tendered the Shriners Frank c> Davi8f A D Boggs, Fred
Mints Working ,n the pavilion at Koehler Park. Five,Thomp80n, Guy C. Robertson, T. E.
24 Hours a Dav prime beeves' a ha,f dozen 8heep and McKnight, John Shepler, F. S. Sneed,
y scores of turkeys, geese and chickens g. C. Viney, R. A. Yielding, A. C.
will be slaughtered to make a Shriner Birdsong, W. ft. Bales, D. C. Welch,
holiday. g Peoples, N. A. Robertson, R.
The Shriner ceremonial will start Todd Sanders, L. B. Hitter, A. B.
A. F. Flam, a farmer living 2 1-2
miles east of town, today sold a bale
of cotton to B. T. Davis, local cotton
buyer for $114.48. The premium on the
seed amounted to $22.60, which
brings the total for the bale to
$137.08.
wood (en) or decoy duck at Lake Law-
tonka on October 19th it being against
the Federal law to kill a wood duck.
Justice Harper was installed as
High I^orci Admiralty before whom
the case was tried, District Attorney
Fain prosecuted and Judge J. A. Dif-'
jVnoaffer defended, and the entire
club xvas empanneled as the jury,!
and the witnesses, Pete Newman,'
Dick Nuunan, Slim Reed, Dr. Mullin,
L. frcweeae and J. O. Wolf were sworn
n# t to tell the truth. The entire trial
was full of mirth and side splitting
fun. Attorneys Fain and Diffendaffer
were both equal to the emergency, and
the trial proceedfid with great merri-
ment, until the close, when the de-
fense undertook to put Henry Rus-
sell on the stand to prove that Attor-
m. to 12 m. to meet the 12:01 Frisco, at the close,
to meet the 12:45 Rock Island; to
convey the ladies in the parade at 3 p.
m. to convey the Shriners to Koehler
Park at 5:30. Any assistance will be
appreciated.
Register and get pennants at
Thompson's Garage. Cars park on C
avenue from Third street west. Don't
leave valdables in cars.
FRED F. THOMPSON,.
Chairman of Committee.
By United Press.
WASHINGTON, D. C., Oct. ?A.~
The Philadelphia and San Francisco
mints are working twenty-four hours
a day and the Denver mint sixteen
turning out pennies to meet the de-
mand by dealers adding a cent every
now and then.
at the high school auditorium at eight Callaway, F. D. Ross; Misses Stella
o'clock and it is expected the special, Lebrecht, Rebecca Lebrecht.
train will not leave the station until
1 a. m.
DOMESTIC COAL FOR
$6.50 Per Ton
YOUNG S GIN AND
COAL YARD
Cor. 2nd & G. Phone 885
By United Press.
NKW YORK, Oct. 24. — Cotton
climbs towards twenty cents. Early
trading in July advanced.
♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦«♦♦♦♦♦♦
♦ Quit your sewing and crochet- ♦
♦ ting; follow my business and you ♦
♦ will make money. ♦
♦ I will instruct ladies hov. to ♦
♦ make table covers or scarfs for ♦
♦$1.00 und guarantee they can earn ♦
♦ a good living and save money. ♦
♦ Sample may be seen and orders ♦
♦ taken at Mother'^ Rest Room. ♦
♦ HENRY J. BOHL, ♦
♦ 215 North 4th St. ♦
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POLITICAL SPEAKING
High Cost of
Dying Advance#
DALLAS, Texas, Oct. 24.—The high
cost of dying will be still further ad-,.. . . . . „ _
vanced since the state Mounment * J«hns;,"jtest of .J.000 feet ,n
: _ i the heart of the Lawton field in sec-
LAWTON DEEP TES'I
Fox & Lamb will drill the Frank-1
Another Cold Wave
Martiage license was issued today TUESDAY NIGHT, OCT. 24, !
to L. D. Jones, 22, and Miss Leva Mt. View School, Dist. 174
Velete, 28, both of Lawton. They were 1 mile W 5 N > of Indiahoma.
marired by Judge Ray.
The report that H. L.
(Continued On Page Throe.)
• EH • :>• I
Shriners Welcome •
We are going to have another cold
wave and you should be ready for it.
In fact we are going to have a cold
winter.
Joe Wolf, the One Price Clothier
Dealers association in session here, .
ney Fain had frequently been guilty j announced that there would be a ma- ^°n
tcrial raise in the wholesale price 0f j Str"m, ,would have charge of the work —• ■ ™ S
.. probably grew out of the fact that mane evtry preparation and is ,,
.Mr. Strum shipped tools from Elec- an*iou tu how Vou the best line of •
r.ll ju ri«..l.. ..i p '.'a, Texas, to the location. I.. W. l)vl'rcoat8' Suita' Mmckinaws, Sweat |
t leamnf nd Pressing Burrow wj,, ,ook after the interests er«, Underwear, etc., ever shown in $
and blocked. The , . , ... lawton
10 'Itf ' owners and will keep the con- .,
tractors supplied with material so Let us prepare you for winter. Joe fj

—AT THE—
—Hats cleaned
Unique Tailors, 319 C.
Call and see our y
large assortment ®
2 SHRINER'S EMBLEMS
| N. A. McDuffie
•; 115 Fourth st.

| | The Clothes We Clean
Press or repair speak for them-
selves. Our servica is at your
command. Phone 702.
Gevers & Vanis
• • • • • •'• • • • •
1
1 that as few delays as possible will Wolf, the Reliable Store.
y be encountered - Ardmoreite. I i in
10-24 It
A HEARTY WELCOME, SHRINERS AND VISITORS
—from—
THE LAWTON DRUG STORE
FRANK DAVIS. Prop.
CANDIES SODA FOUNTAIN CIGARS
Corner 4th and D Ave.
Welcome to Shriners
and Visitors
Sutherland's Drug
Store
COLD AND HOT DRINKS
CANDIES CIGARS

I
: Shriners Welcome
H
I would be pleased to have you
call and inspect my assortment
Shriners' Buttons and Emblems.
C. W. CLIFFORD
229 C Avenue
YALE
TODAY
"LIBERTY" SERIAL
"Dead or Alive"
More thrilling than ever.
Also 3 reel Western Drama
"The Code of the
Mounted"
—with—
with Warren Kerrigan and
Helen Leslie
Music by Lawton Orchestra.
TOMORROW
Blue Hird Photoplay
Speakers—
J. A. Hughes
J. Elmer Thomas
WED. NIGHT, OCT. 25,
Stony Point,
Speakers-
Judge J. A. Diffendaffer
Judge A. J. Burton
THURSDAY NIGHT, OCT. 26
FAXON,
Speakers—
Hon. S. I. McElhoes
Judge C. C. Black
FRIDAY NIGHT, OCT. 27,
West Cache School, Dist. 61,
Speakers—
Hon. J. Elmer Thomas
Hon. John F. Thomas
TUESDAY NIGHT, OCT. 24,
Cox's Store
Speakers—
T. B. Orr
Judge W. C. Henderson
WED. NIGHT, OCT. 25,
Letitia School, Dist. 45,
Speakers—
Judge S. I McElhoes
Judge J. A. Hughes
THURSDAY NIGHT. OCT. 26,
MEERS,
Speakers—
Hon. John F. Thomas
Judge W. C. Henderson
FRIDAY NIGHT, OCT 27,
Mt. View School, Dist. 26,
(3 mi. So. Sterling)
Speakers—
Hon. J. A. Hughes
Hon. T. B. Orr

"Behind the Lines" g Everyone Invited. Ladies Especially
By Order Com.
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