The Lawton Constitution (Lawton, Okla.), Vol. 16, No. 79, Ed. 1 Monday, November 6, 1916 Page: 1 of 4
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♦ pie who think, eon- ♦
♦ ducted in the inter ♦
♦ est of the People of ♦
♦ Comanche County. ♦
New Yoik Herald Straw Vote And Forecast Gives Wilson 307, Hughes 224 Electoral Votes
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VOL. XV!.. NO. 79.
LAWTON. OKLAHOMA, MONDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 6, 1916.
ALTOONA, Pa., Nov. 6.—Seven train-
men dead, four slightly injured, forty-
seven loaded cars, five freight engines
demolished is the toll, when an engin-
eer lost control of a section of sixty
cars on the Pennsylvania railroad
near the top of the Allegheny moun-
The runaway sections dashed into
four empty engines standing on a "YM
switch near Hollidayburg.
Unsettled weather is predicted for
Oklahoma on election day.
LONDON, Nov. 6.—The American
steamer Lanao sunk by a submarine,
Lloyd's dispatch states. It was sunk
on October 28. Thirty members of
the crew landed at Barry, Wales, by a
Norwegian steamer, Tromp.
On Every Worker
For Final Effort
Unique Tailors Use Their New Hoff-
OKLAHOMA CITY, Nov. 6.-Dem-
ocratic and republican and socialist
chairmen are claiming the state, dem-
ocrats by 35,000; republicans by 5,000.
Who Will Wear
The Straw Hat
Charley Powell, republican, of the;
Powell Drug Store ann Jimmie Bark-
esdale, democrat, traveling talesman:!
are anxiously awaiting, as well as a!
number of their friends, to see jusl i
how a bet i:> going to turn out, re-
garding the election. Both have been
lying awake at night wondering
•'Which shall it be, which shall it be,"
for the bet is this: Which ever one is
looser, he shall wear a straw hat until
the first of December, when the cold
north wind doth howl and blow and it
rains and freezes and snows" and the
aforesaid hat shall be trimmed with a
neat ribbon encircling the crown'
with the inscription, ,4I voted foi
Wilson " or i voted for Hughes.'
which ever the case may be. It is stat-
ed upon good authority that Mr. Pow-
ell has already started worrying, due
to the fact that Mrs. Powell says she
is going to burn every straw hat that
he wears home.
LONG BEACH, N. J., Nov. 6.—
President Wilson last night wired his
Hnal word of the campaign to the men
who have worked to bring about his
re-election. The telegram, sent to
every state and country chairman in
in the country follows:
r ( **I thank you heartily for the' The amount allowed by
Everts weei diiving to Wichita Falls sP'eIM^ work done by you and by all j Corporation of New York to cover the business materially by constant ad
Texas, Saturday "afternoon' their "-ar1workcrs,in the cause of progress cost of a Libarry Building is advertising.
turned over, four miles this side of P^P1" « «• «< « «•>* cam-; cordmg to a standard
the river. Bodine was badly skinned
While Riggs, the jitney man, Ever-
ett Merkle, Harvey Bodine and Jesse ■
The Unique Tailors on C avenue
have recently installed the latest type
of Hoffman steam pressing machine.
They have put it on a concrete base
and began the operation of it this
morning. Albert Clark and Joe Roden-
baugh are the genial fellows at the
Carnegie Unique and they are increasing their
up and his knee hurt, so that he has
to walk with a cane. The front casing
based on (a)
j the population which is to pay the Poweil Drug company have a win-
"The fight is won, 1 fully believe; tax for carrying on the library, and dow of Gloria Victis cigars, a new
though 1 take this means of urging (b) a specified minimum
revenue' brand being instrudced by them. The
blew out which caused the car to *
you to renewed exertions and vigil- from such tax. The donation is suf- l>r«nd is said to
.. .. . . ance to see that belated efforts to con- ficent only to provide needed accom- splendid success,
captize, throwing the occupants out. ..... , , . " . ,
rr, , , , fuse the public judgment do not sue- modation and there will be either " ■
They righted the car and proceeded . u .
be meeting with
on their way to Burkburnett, Texas,
where they had it repaired and went
on to Wichita Falls.
AMSTERDAM, Nov. C.—Demon-
strations lasting far into the night
following the reading of the procla-
mation of independence to Poland in •
Warsaw, so says the semi-official dis-
patches from the Polish capital.
Thousands stood bareheaded in the
front of the castle, town hall, singing
national anthems. General Besseler
expressed the hope that the Poles
would soon join Germany in fighting
SAID STEAMER HAD
By United Press.
BERLIN, Nov. 6.—A steamer fly-
ing an American flag sank German
submarine U-41 near Sicily Islands in
July, so the News I ureau semi-offici-
ally charges, quoting an interned
German officer in Switzerland.
SOLD ONE HUNDRED
ceed. shortage of accommodation or of
"Our country is prosperous, secure money if this primary purpose is not
and happy j and its prosperity is up- kept in view, viz:
on a sound basis. Steps to protect our To obtain for the money the utmost
commerce and industry in any emer- ..mount of effective accommodation,
grncv after the European war en«s consistent with goo'! taste in building,
have been taken. The anti-dumping The amount allowed is intended to
clause of the so-called war revenue cover cost of the building, complete
act provides the executive with ample (Continued On Pase Four.
power to prevent the 'uumping* of
European surplus manufacturers on the VOTERS OF COMANCHE
us. The tariff commission will shortly COUNTY
be appointed and start work to pro-
vide the facts to determine w hat other
Py United Press.
EL PASO, Nov. 6.—Every energy
of the state department has been di-
, reciVd toward obtaining knr "ledge
i of the fate of ten Americans, known
I to have been at Parrel. Apprehension
i was aroused to fever heat upon the
| arrival last n;ght of four Americans
who had fled from Chihuahua City,
bringing further deports of the mur-
I <!er of Dr. C. H. Fisher, an aged
American in* Santa Fosalia, by Vil-
John B. Evans, the
100 watches Saturday
Novelty company. This
to the Smith
ASBURY PARK, N. J., Nov. 6.—' SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Nov. 6.—It
The president's official family today is rumored that part of General Per-
corffidently predicted his election with shing's expedition has been ordered to
.>87 electoral votes, wptimism is un-1 Parraal to protect the American in-
leirislation is or desirable. °f coursc 1 aha", want anJ aPPre" restrained. Wilson will return to terests there following the capture of
..... ./ . , | ciate a strong vote from this my home Washington Saturday. He will hear the city by Villistas.
county. I think it a matter of inter- the returns by private wire from the No confirmation from any source
est to this community to have a state executive offices. 'however, that such a move has ever
officer whom you know. 1 have made ,,een contemplated. The vumor ig dc.
a vigorous campaign, mostly, because ^jr nmj j|rg Kerans wju operate a nicd bv Genera! Funst
WASHINGTON, Nov. 6.—The Su-
preme court has agreed to review the
entire Hindoo immigration question;
also the Oregon-California land case.
Congressman Scott Ferris
will address the people1 of Comanche County
at 8:00 p. m.
Every one is invited to attend. Ladies espe-
cially invited. —By Order Committee
who is appreciative energetic. I have:turns wiu he flashe(|
to make a straight-for- screen
ward, manly and dignified effort, and;
even the suggestion that any undue Mrs. E
I need not add that the federal
serve act is a guarantee against pan-
ics and that the federal trade commis-
sion will aid as it already has helped,
to preserve the stability of our do-
mestic and foreign commerce.
"I am confident that the time has
passed in America when votes can lie endeaV0red
bought, the ballot box defiled by cor-
rupt practices, or the judgments of
the American people determined or H.(. t.^uld used
influenced in any way by the use of;jngu,t tQ thp community __rr _
money. It is, however, our duty to mg and whi(,h , am sure yQu wi„ fC
take every precaution, lest consnense- scnt , hay(i no Mh h()Ur cam.
less agents of the minister forces pai|Jn ,.dope,. to put out it the last
working in opposition to progressive moment but wou|(J rather let my resi
""MCALESTER, Ok, Nov. 6.—Cecil Princ,P|e* and popular government re-
Idence here for years stand (on which
Towrey, negro slayer of Charley >ort ! ,Mr « j you arc to base your judgment) If I
Vaughn, an oil man of Morris, Okla., coerc|<Jn or '° ' ** ®VI a'; ln"s' U<)"^ win the home support will be the
wes electrocuted at one o'cok-k this Prart,c€s of a decade an<l moro aK°' j sweetest part of victory, and if I
morning. 7" shall be defeated it will linger the
After devoting the last week to BOTH SIDES longest in pleasant memories. In-
reading the Bible, he met death calm- pi A IlV/l THRFF stea(l of debasinK this campaign has
ly. nip CTATrC elevated me, and 1 have a better opin-
He said that he deserved death, but DlCi ul A 1 LJ ion and a closer feeling for the citi-
explained that he was so intoxicated
at the time of the killing that he was NEW YORK, Nov. 6.
you have taken so deep an interest in Spec|ai wjre at Democratic headquart-
special Hughes Says, "If
I Am Elected"
MEXICO CITY, Nov. 6.—Mexico's
reply to British demands that neu-
trality be enforced regarding German
submarines believed to be in Mexican
waters, suggests that the British keep
the submarines from leaving their
cially after my election if I win.
F. A. PARk'V^
11-6 It (Political^
Years and years ago the people in
this community that wear good
, clothes decided that Joe Wolf, Law-
ton's One Price Clothier, was the best
place to buy at ami they are still trad-
i ing at this reliable store. Customers
that have traded with us continuous-
ly for 15 years is proof of Joe Wolf's
store being a reliable store. Let us
have your trade. We will appreciate
it and treat you right.
PHONE 180 ♦
FOR YOUR CLEANING ♦
AND PRESSING ♦
EARL HILL *
l)o« rs South of Pott Office. *
♦ SERVICE C AR O
♦ At ♦
♦ Sutherland Drug Store ♦
♦ Phone 425. ♦
LOST OR STOLEN—Mounted
Chain Tread Tire. Reward.
DOMESTIC COAL FOR
$6.50 Per Ton
YOUNG'S GIN AND
Cor. 2nd & G. Phone 885
Election Returns by
Lawton Drug Store
IT'S ON THE CORNER"
4th and I)
It Is Easy To Reach t:s •
vi When you want your
* cleaned, pressed or repaired.
" JL'ST 'PHONE 702 WE'LL
: Gevers & Vanis
Order a Victrola
if you want it for
Call and aee our
A small cash payment now will
hold any style for Christmas
Powell's Drug Store
REX SOCIETY DRAMA
"With the Spirit's
A Nestor Comedy
Lee Moran and Eddie Lyons.
Severa? Other Good Reels.
"The Desrrt of lost Souls"
Famous Star of
"The Battle Cry of Peace"
in a 5 reel Feature at the
"The Girl from
in a thrilling R. R. story.
ON THE SCREEN HOT I ROM
derstand why they were neglected,; cratic headquarters, where Mr. and
and the latter clasg, I am sure, will Mrs. Jack Kerans will be operators.
ippreciate the fact that the> wiv not
bothered by me. I know how they leel, AT THE MET
for I am that way myself. j
1 certaily appreciate the very lib- j
eral support that is being voluntarily |
offered me by my fellow-citizens of
Lawton and I espenially appreciate
the fact that not a single person has
offered any support conditioned in
any way upon my conduct in the of
fice if elected.
The campaign I have made has
been clean and without personalities;
; and as far as 1 know that made by my
opponent, Mr. Rhinefort, hns bcc:i
equally clean. Some of his friends, it
is true, have talked a little nons nse
about Not knowning that he was a
lawyer," but I think no one has taken
j it seriously. A long list could b
made of the things those fellows do
not know,' but who would want to
make it and have it published at 30c,
In the past, whenever there was a
contract up affecting the city, a fran-
chise, a charter to be written or
amended, you have relied on my legal
ability and judgment as much as you
have on that of any lawyer in the city ■
anil have been as well satisfied with
my services. I am perfectly willing
to leave that point to your decision. I
believe the people of Lawton will de-
cide in my favor just as the country
precincts will do. May I not ask each
of my friends to take a little interest
in my case aside from casting his own
Yours until the last ballot is cast
and also after that, whatever the re-
P. G. KULLKRTON.
1J.6 It lPo1- Adv.)
By Me* Orchestra
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Play "The Wolf Woman"
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In "The Wolf Woman" Louise Glaum reaches the height of her
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10c and 20c GOOD VAUDEVILLE
C. Nevill was a caller in NEW YORK, Nov., 6.—One week
me is an the City Monday, shopping and visit- ago Hughes began by saying publicly,
supporting | "if j am elected president, as I expact
to be." That qualifying phrase of con-
The County fidence stood as the republican candi-
. date's single idea of tomorrow's re-
Attorney Kace 8lllt. They refused to add to it by
— # any further formal claim. Returns
When I decided to make an active. will be received by Hughes at Hotel
canvaa for the office of County Attcr- Astor by private phone from republi-
ney, I found that the limited time can headquarters.
would not permit me to see all the
voters in both Lawton and the coun- p • t ....J
try precincts. I decided to spend most
of my time in the country even if WlI"C ScrVIC©
some of my friends in Lawton should
zmship of this state than I have ever that I was not appreciating the The campaign will lie cloafd to-
Viewing the]had. interest they were taking in my race, night by Congressman Scott Ferris
political situation twenty-four hours I want the votes of Democrats, So- Some people like to be personally who will speak in front of the city
in advance of the battle of ballots with cialists and Republicans and I will solicited for their support and some hall. Special leased wires will carry
claims from both democrats and re- defy any man to tell my politics offi- do not The former, I hope, will un- the election returns into the demo-
publicans cocksure of victory, it ap-
pears in New York that Illinois, Ohio,
and Indiana come nearest of holding
the balance of power.
Both sides claim these states.
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