The Lawton Constitution (Lawton, Okla.), Vol. 16, No. 93, Ed. 1 Wednesday, November 22, 1916 Page: 1 of 4
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♦ A Paper for Peo- ♦
♦ pie who think, con- ♦
♦ ducted in the inter- ♦
♦ est of the People of ♦
♦ Comanche County. ♦
Tulsa, Amarillo and Jonesboro Get Ozark Trails Convention Next Year
THE LAWTON CONSTITUTION
VOL. XVI.. NO. 93.
FALL OF CRAIOVA-
LAWTON, OKLAHOMA, WEDNESDAY EVENINC;, NOVEMBEuJ^lSlfi.
♦ The Daily Consti- ♦ *
♦ tution delivered at ♦ •
^ your howe every ♦ •"
♦ day for 10c per week • *
♦ evening except Sun- ♦ ►
♦ payable to Carrier. ♦ ►
♦ WHERE'S THE SCOOP? ♦
♦ The News "cub", laboring un- ♦
♦ der a misapprehension evident- ♦
♦ ly, claims to have had a big ♦
♦ scoop this morning in the death ♦
♦ of Emperor Francis Josef of ♦
♦ Austria, but as a matter of fact ♦
♦ the aforesaid Emperor did not ♦
1 ■ dio until 11 0'cl0ck aid the ( cm- ♦
JIVING AWAY 100,000 * stitution is issued at 3 o'clock— ♦
APPLES—AlISO APPLE PIES. * hence where the scoop? It ap- ♦
♦ peared to the News that it had a ♦
♦ scoop because it had real news ♦
22. One * soon "fter it did happen, instead ♦
re l>einc * °' Setting it a day later as has ♦
; By United Press.
! SPOKANE, Wash., Nov,
hundred thousand apples are being
tfiven away today to visitors at
Ninth National Apple show. The ex-
hibit lasts a week. Bakers in while
coats and caps, standing at the en-
• trance to the auditorium,handed every
visitor a steaming hot apple pie as he
stepped inside. The exhibit ovens have
a capacity of 10,000 pies a day.
By United Press.
LONDON, Nov. 22.—London makes
no attempt to disguise the feeling
of gravity over the fall of Craiova,1 By United Press !
the Roumanian stronghold and it is CHICArn III v™ 90 c. .i- IAGED BISHOP DIES IN KANSAS,
feared that it means the collapse of infor ' «Ho„ „f ,1 aZ 22-7S*rtlM By United Press.
the whole Roumanian defense. It is al- the hands of the" United'^t8At" I TOPEKA. Kansas, Nov. 22.—Bis-
so feared than Von Falkenhayn cap- torne| c|yne ghowed (hat ,*8 "Ih°P Frank R- Millspaugh age OX of
tured .arge stores of grain there. farmer 80,d his crop ()f pumpkjns and^* ^ '86 d'ed °f " llnK<""-'|K
R„ , r,_ _ thoy were allowed to rot 011 the
iL) ' n>" "round. Twenty-eight car loads of po-
1 AR1S, Nov. 22.—An enormou -a ,es were allowed to be dumped in
store of supplies and munitions the river at Peoria and large sup-
abandoned by the Teutons in their plies of beans are being held iricreas-
thght from Monastir is being made ing the price from 40 to 60 per cent.
good use of by the allies, who are still
hotly in pursuit of the Germans and „
the Bulgars. Dispatches indicate STEP TOWARD
great Italian activity in Macedonia.
LONDON, Nov. 22.—Fifty lost and
twenty-eight injured, 1100 saved when
the British hospital ship, Brittanix,
one of the biggest ships afloat was
sunk in the channel of the Aegan sea.
BERLIN, Nov. 22.—The capture
two British trenches and the destruc-
tion of the defensive works and cap-
ture of many prisoners is announced
Foiecast For Oklahoma- Tonight
and Thursday generally fair, not
much change in temperature.
MRS. KfiM ELL'S SALE
TOMORROW AT MT. SCOTT.
0000 ROAD HOLDING
IS MAIN DISCUSSION
FINANCIAL GIANTS MEET TO
SOLVE PROSPERITY GOLD RUSH
Mrs. Rowell's Standard Bred Horse
[ and Cattle Sale will be held tomorrow.
I at the Rowell farm, near Mt. Scott By Uniu,d Press
! ra,n or 8"ine- It was thought at firsi .
| to postpone same but Mrs. Rowell an-' HINGTON, k> Nov. 22.—
Health report for the month of Oc- noimce<, that the saU, WQu|d ^ he,d Twelve big bankers, representing fin-
T"'~' ' * " 1 uncial America in their capacity
. ... * . . , , j iivuuceu hiul me sale would o<
+ tober. Total number of deaths from all ,n the sale are many standard bred , , -
4 . causes 0. Total number of births 21,11; horses, which will undoubtedly bring rmbtr!" of the Advisory council of
a 171 filciu anil 1 H f <i*n 111,,,. 'I' t.. I 1 c I I,,, 1.1...1 1 II • ,
1 getting it a day
♦ usually been the case. Congratu-
♦ lations for getting it on time. - , norses, wnicn w
♦ The Constitution has carired ♦ ma'es and 10 females. Total number of j hjgh prjce8 for
♦ the Unite,1 Press, the best aft- ♦ marriage licenses issued 24. Number; st(lt,k t<) ^ th(j cou
♦ ernoon service for the past three ♦ nuisances abated during the month
♦ years, and has all the news until ♦ '• Tlle prevailing diseases were bron-
♦ three o'clock. However, we do ♦ ' hitis, pneumonia and tuberculosis. Of
♦ not attempt to write up deaths, ♦ ''le n'nc deaths reported in the county
♦ six hours before they happen, ♦ Wfre farmers, 2 housewives, 1 lab-
♦ nor shall we ever do so. ♦ "r<>r> 1 merchant and 2 not specified.
E. S. GOOCH,
County Health Officer.
Fitzgerald to Ask
Food Stuff Embargo
By United Press.
WASHINGTON, I). C., Nov. 22.—
Representative Fitzgerald of New
York announces that he will introduce
a resolution asking an embargo on
food stuffs as soon as congress con-
OF THE FOOT GUARDS.
By United Press.
WINNIPEG, Man., Nov. 22.—Mani-
toba women this week shipped Cana-
dian soldiers at the front 16,000 pairs
By United Press.
WASHINGTON, I). C., Nov. 22.—
The first hearing of the joint Con-
gressional investigation into the
whole subject of government regula-
ion and the proposed government
ownership of railroads, was held to-
day in the Senate office building.
The investigation is in response to
a congressional resolution, approved < ■ i *, .nu.. .>u\. zz.—
by President Wilson July 20, calling 'U(ige W. C. Hook holds the Adam
for "a joint sub committee by the in """ —1 —J !—'
In Many Factories
By United Pres3.
NEW YORK, Nov. 22.—An in-
crease to employees in factories and
railroads of wages in the United
States approximates fifty millions
annually. These increases have been
announced since Nov. 1.
the Federal Reserve Board, met to
day with the Board to discuss, among
other things moans of controlling the
liugc flood of gold that has swept into
the United States with the tide of war
TO DE DONE
Menu Costs Only
AH 1 r* tlme prosperity,
W Cents a Day1 Opinions as to what to do with thel
gold differ sharly. They range from °ne *,an vvho P"1" a Shove' in His
f rrirn v ,, the desire on the part of some Imnk-
LHIt AGO, Nov. 22.—Dieting a j ers to get rid of it, to a belief by oth-
dozen persons under the direction of ers that most of the gold can be ab-
Health Commissioner Robertson be- sorbed in this country without leading
gins for two weeks. They will live to undue speculation.
on forty cents a day menu.
Wagon or Auto When He Goes Out
Is Declared to Be W orth Several M
Million of the Conversational Type
of Highway Roosters.
OKLAHOMA CITY, Nov. 22.—With
Prussian Eyes Look to
Charles Francis Joseph
New Austrian Emperor
By United Press.
LONDON, Nov. 22.—All eyes of!
Europe today are tunred on Archduke
Charles Francis Joseph, now to be
Austria Hungary's emperon He is!
supposed to be at the front command-j
v*1 "i"- 64i—nim
Mrs. J. R. Genard of Carthage, Mo.,I conv'nc«nK force the real meaning of
ar.d daughter Miss Grace Fulton of ^zar'< Trails convention which
Oklahoma City are the guests of Mr. °penet' yesterday morning in the Au-
1 and Mrs. H.VRidgley.
By United Press.
KANSAS CITY, Mo.
HI The annual meeting of the Teach
inK Austrian troops in the Car-1 era Meet will convene in Oklahoma year." aiFbrii; "Uliwy heifer OKI tiinui r v m
pathians. The new empe or is |City do, ng the wiek of Thanksgi'- calvt'. 3 yearling ste«r calves: 2 Jcr- n i t *i v'
22.— years old and is quite «le.:, cratir .!!-ine. Fi, I ft.il, h. ve been arran -ed ? Vp,irB olU' ,l0tl' fine. Uiark Trails convention plans to sat-
dam- inclined. Little was known concerning for the meeting which will begin on thoroughbred<! u , "' *manUo> and Jon«,b«r®
son law unconstitutional and invalid him before the war. He has had goo,I(Thanksgiving day and will continue pomds l gllt, weight 125 300 by giving each a convention next year,
terstate commerce committees of the toda-v ln refusing a motion of federal military education but lacks training during the remainder of the week. In 20 HEAD HORSES AND MULES Tk . J—
attorneys that the injunction petition in state craft and diplomacy. He tak- the work <: establishing headouart- T2 Fray marCH 7 un(l K years old; I , morning sssion was devoted to
■ cs the throne at a time when the ' ra at the Lee-Huckins, B. C. Cul- vein°3d- /ZlW1 ^irT* "i"* ? ^ Prel,minarie9 which
years old, 1 sucking «olt; 1 mule; 1 terize rwry convention. With this
House and Senate to investigate the att°rneys that the injunction petition i
subject of the govemmnt regulation 01 Missouri and Oklahoma Gulf i
and control of intrstate and foreign ">«" >• ^ dismissed. Attorneys for strongest man ha,I a task to" keep I P-PPer of Shawnee, secretary of the bla"ck h^w^h't'l'ooo'-'i cow'"n'mv-' ,
transportation; efficiency of the pre- the government are expected to ap- Austria Hungary intact. |Oklahoma Educational Association 1 <« rk bay mare !) year's old weight part°Ut of ^ the afternoon
sent system; incorporation of common Pcal thl'cas'" to the supreme court im- The immediate result of Francis will be assisted by R II Wilson 1200L 1 liKht bay mare 5 years old, waK hllL'd- jammed and birat-
carriers; proposed changes in the In- mediately in order to make a final!Josefs removal is believed to be an state superintendent. ' US?.1 1 black mare 1 years old, ""g with hard, common-sense road
will probably t,e on increased Prussian domination in the About 5,000 teachers from i
prob- state are expected to attend, and a 2 years old; 1 bay colt coming
| Oklahoma Educational
The immediate result of Francis will be assisted by R.
final Josef's removal is believed to be an flute superintendent. Ynnn. i Ti" i—u' " • , ■.
.e on increased Prussian domination in the About 5,000 teachers from over the old, extra giod; 1 mar.°eolt comTng Tb. Auditorium during the morn-
ing session was packed with delegates.
I*"%VRV.CVAR""li SERVICE CARS
At ♦ • Red Ball Transfer
♦ Sutherland Dru# Store ♦ •
♦ IMione 423. ♦ .
I . | | HP . to make
terstate Commerce Commission; and ^est- The appeal will probably
the subject of government ownership lts wa>' before night. Judge Hook in-1 central empire. Germany will - ,| BL„U| „„„ „ . t„I11111K t
of all public utilities, including tele- t,mated that he would give until only ably find the mere stripling very number of the teachers from I awton Vl',ars ul(l; 2 sucking mule co"its;"l'sor-
graph, wireless, cable, telephone, ex- three o'clock to perfect apepal. pliant. are going. Aside from the routine mU7'; C<>lt- 'i.V S''k'; 1 hav horse !i lh'' attendance wan somewhat smaller
press companies, railorads engaged in As the court construes the terms The Emperor's death was peaceful! work, the most important business years old —bt 7501 ' r°"n h°"e 61 f"™8 aftprnoon, due to some ex-
mterstate and foreign commerce." of the law, it cannot be sustained'' is at Schoenbrunn. A special cabinet mat comes before the meeting each ' IMPLEMENTS—1 Case sulky plow u". ?? ram a ''artly to thc faot
The committee is also empowered the on|y decision of Judge Hook. He meeting was called immediately at the vear is the selection of a president 18 inch: 1 walking plow, 14 inch; I tnat meetings were being held by dele-
to report as to the wisd-in of feas- made 110 minute decision because of Viennacourt. This was only a formal Among those whose names are urom- ,wulk',n5, pJ,ow' ? ' '"ch!.1 diic cultiva Ration, from thc different routes.
ha9te' >meeting. inently mentioned in connection wiTh sulky hay rXl tlZ'ZZt'lV- ™ th°
- . . " _ Many curious Eur ean medieval t.ie selection of a successor to C. W. devii; I hay rack; I lister planter; 1 s fUV' ,'y f,"1'!?'1 W VV' H"
Mexicans Refuse l ites will be observed. liriles are Grant Grumbine, president cultivator I turning plow; 4 ten gal ,i„ ... i °i, ' 'e ! . ' Was mtro"
It .J probable that embalming will f the Central state normal school at Lon m'"1 'ans: 3 flvc gallon milk cans; , ' ' r' ' ' wlJ0 18 retained as a
| begin today. The heart will be re Kdmond; .1. B. Kskridge. president of Lir^n'. VT^n^.'V.? IT, .T • bV Springfield, started
mot-q/I nn,i _> i ■ ' fi, « , « ... milk cans. 200 milk bottles, ouarts. by announcing his determination
moved and placed in a separate re- the state normal at Weatherford; H. pints and half pints. to 'take the hide off th I I t "
ceptacle in the church, St. Augustine, A. Carroll, superintendent of schools SCOTCH COLLIE PUPS—5 Scotch ..Th . • V L , delegate,,
with fifty-six similar urns holding at Lawton; Joe Higginbotham, county Co'lie, Pu',s- " ,°° T ";. «>nvcrsa-
former Austrian emperor's hearts. 'superintendent of schools of Alfalfa m r thi"KS to° numerous to ,,na v,,<' " j08'1 building, Mr. Seed
mention. emphatically declared. "It is a great
ibility of government ownership, and
as to the comparative worth of gov-
ernment regulation without govern-
— • -
to Be Interviewed
♦ WAfeTKD ♦ •'
♦ MENS CAST-OFF ♦
♦ CLOTHING. « |
♦ WILL CALL «• '
♦ :«)« C" ♦ *
By United Press.
ATLANTA CITY, Nov. 22.—It is
hoped that the Mexican question can
be held in a wavering condition for a
few days, so as to leach a final agree-
i I"*"'. 'f P.""8'1'16' The 'M«'^ns re-
I make a statement. Cabreba
leaves apparently displeased.
DOMESTIC COAL FOR
57 and $8 Per Ton
YOUNG'S GIN AND
Cor. 2nd & G. Phone 885
DO NOT FORGET
HORSE AND CATTLE
AT ROWELL FARM f
NEAR MT. SCOTT I
Thursday, November 23rd
Held Rain or Shine f
•s your door and the time
will you he qualified to
When opportunity rattle
cnnies for you to up,
make tlie rise ?
A BUSINESS COURSE AT THE
Will not onlj help your qualifications, hut will
enable you to a position which will put you
in line for greater opportunities.
I^t us explain our night school. It is really re-
markable what two hours evening study will do
TERMS REASONABLE RESULTS GUARANTEED
The Metropolitan Commercial College
Corner 4th and D Are.
• Mr. Peavish says that before they
| were married he used to think of Mrs.
I "euvish sobbing on his shoulder, and
g ! now he thinks of her hawling him out. I
♦ PHONE 180 ♦
♦ FOR YOUR CLEANING ♦
♦ AND PRESSING ♦
♦ EARL HILL ♦
♦ 2 Doors South of Post Office. ♦
♦ SPECIAL NOTICE. ♦
♦ Owing to the extraordinary ♦
♦ advance in sole leather and all ♦
♦ other supplies used in our busi- ♦
♦ ness we are compelled to make a ♦
<• slight advance in our prices on ♦
♦ shoe repairing. ♦
♦ A. F. YOUNG, ♦
♦ C. J. AURELL, ♦
♦ H. McKEE, ♦
♦ F. M. BATES. 11-21 2t ♦
Order a Victrola
if you want It for
Call and see our
IV FW Victrolas,
A small cash paymrnt now will
hold any style for Christmas
Powell's Drug Store
You Want VgH.^pan.cg i
county, and D. E. Porter, former as- TERMS A credit of 12 months thing to see'all thi."crowd here"
distant principal of the Oklahoma will he given on all sums over S 10.00, ... u , u I
City high school, now principal of the 'Purchaser giving note with annrnved *° bnt k home and
Shawnee high school.
THE BIGGEST HIT
OUR HOOP AND
Ear Wires are the
Hit of the Season,
now on display in
our west window.
50c to $40.00.
Get Yours while
C. W. CLIFFORD
is a vivid picture play
of hearts, showing the
ends to which jealousy
leads its slaves, ll
With Other Comedy
, • ui" " '"u,uvi fpp ones \
purchaser giving note with approved f
security, bearing 10 per cent interest °rKf; " lht'y have leurned her0
fnim date. A discount of 8 per cent 8hou,d me caat out now—well, the
will be given on all sums over $10.00 crowd would not be so large.
if paid in cash; sums under $10.00 'One man who carries a shovel with
cash in hand, no discount. No prop- him urti n h<. >■ .u . .
ei t v removed until settled for. he" he KOes out on thl" rHad ln
Free lunch at noon. wagon or automobile and uses the
Bring vour drinking cup with you. shovel to fill up the mud holes he finds
H- "• ia worth several million who merely
COI .1 II MOR(iAN & 'SON al,ou' wliat a fine thinK it is to
Auctioneers. have ,road8-
r. o. t'l.ARK, Clerk. 11-22J (Continued On Pafre Kour.>
I Met Tonight j
T Wm. Brady Presents ♦
J Ethel Clayton and X
« (arlyle lilackHfll f
X S -in- t
"A Woman's Way"
(irace (ieorge's tamous hucccsh
a Fascinatinx. Thrilling
THE FAMOUS LONDON
in Choice Musical Selections.
Annual Tour Colchratcd
I lie Quaint, Beautiful Melodies of Mumu*h1 Hawaii
THURSDAY, FRIDAY and SATURDAY.
Wm. Pox I'rescntg beautiful
Where Love Leads
story of College and Newspaper
of real adventures.
PRICES: CHILDREN UNDER 12, 10c BALCONY 20c
GROUND FLOOR 30c
ditorium was borne home to the hun-
dreds who attended the three sessions.
It had been a matter of wonder what
he convention would do, with nothing
. be settled at this time except the
— — — meeting: place for next year.
I am closing out ihe Ft. Sill Diiiry 'hl> answer was found in the
herd on account of my health. > r.d will speeches which were made during the
"eli at my farm. N. E. 1S-212 \v. 2 afternoon session. The convention is
w'sTco^raof ,:'awtorm mi '"sATu'r- !° s"n" ">e delegate Hack
KAY, NOV. 26TH, lltlti, commencing nu! w a cleal •"""""Ption of the
at II) o'clock a. m. sharp, the follow-1 wai's antl means of building the roads
,n67PHEADyCATTI I' Kl h ir *hki! wi" be inaP«cted -'""e bv
cows; 8 red cfjj irfui'l b^Kl'j^ l^f ^ ^ ^ «"
sey cows; 16 high grade .Jersey cowa, trails mnrk.
trom .1 to 5 years old, all trootl milch —
tows, some fresh now, all fresh in BULLETIN.
next 2 months; 11 Jerseys, coming 2 fty United Press.
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