The Lawton Constitution (Lawton, Okla.), Vol. 16, No. 101, Ed. 1 Saturday, December 2, 1916 Page: 1 of 8
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THE LAWTON CONSTITUTION
LAWTON. OKLAHOMA. SATURDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 2. 1916.
♦ The Daily Consti- •
♦ tution delivered at ♦
♦ your home every ♦
♦ day for 10c per week ♦
♦ evening except Sun- ♦
♦ payable to Carrier. ♦
86 Lots Bring
j This morning 86 lots in Mountain
I View changed hands, Caroline Gutt-
j man bidding them in ut sheriff's sale
j for $2490.
\ la. w
i iia.i 1IOI
• ** e 9'tu®t'°n of, iar Oklahoma product
K Verr ment in northern
w desperate" following
■apture , f Chihuahja City by Vil-
which wn admit ;ed here today.
General Ci niAles, Carranza com
mander said, If Yillp attempts to hold
the northern uipi'ta!| we will converge
three sides < h. sty tnd annihilate
bandits. Inc ftiW are that Villa
will move out "
Villa is no^ preparing to evacuate
according to efuaee;. ,.. .. . _
EL PASO, Dec. 1.- -Gonzales, Car- \ nvnnJ T 9 ru
ran*a commander j Announced that a:hp. ' ?,£ T T
heavy column of «r,eminent troops 7" i
under General M„ rg a reached Chi- T"' • hBSD bWn
huahua City rtwrirg the night, sui-! °* ** 'T S"* 7 T
lounding the ity 1 two sides, order- ' ^ \l iT
ing an attack at tavbreak. "* ™° ! tatter.e, to the allies
and in return the French Commander
Fournet agreed to withdraw the al-
| lied troops from the city.
Yale Crude Oil
Brings $1 a Barrel
Byn^/r- r> ,, LONDON, Dec. 2.-The rumor is
! DALLAS, Tex., Dec. 2.—The Mag- afloat that David L,oyd Gcorge min.
nolia Petroleum company announced iater of war> ja about to ,eavo that
at r urre would be paid fcr post, London papers declare that the
the Yale crude, oil to take effect im- (.oa|,tion cal)inpt faces a crjsis ,ikely
1 mediately. It is the first time that to resu[t in dissolution. The present crow l,ar t0 knock "> the inner door,
! hat company has listed this partku 1(lr(fe cab, not is held to be too cumber- ^curing all the available rash and
; lar Oklahoma product. ,nmn ' currem-v thp ov.m ,.r ...u:.u
WEATHER IEP0RT I BUSINESS
Forecast For Oklahoma-
NEW GRANDSON FOR
H. C. MEADOWS
increasing cloudiness, warmer; Sun-!
day unsettled and colder.
Temperature for 24 hour period be !
ginning 8 a. m., Friday-
Mean Temperature 51
_____ Temperature data—
[Maximum this date last year ....57
Rolibers blew open the safe of the Minimum this date last year 18 i
Lawton Steam Launury some time Mean Temp, this date last year . 37 J
la3t night with nitro-glycerine, tear- M G?j3F k 7 12 7HH77 l ' u
in* off the front door and using a Precipitation for 24 hourS e„^,JL :f °Sen Tv, " ** Ut ^
crow bar to knock in the inner door,1 December 2nd, 8 a m 0 00 " . 3IX mo,Jth officer* ' indicated
FRANK MHFAn ' * election which includes
currency, the exact amount of which Special Meterological' Observer the followin,t ro9ter of omcers «"d di*
I could not be ascertained this morning, _ d
They took the checks and scattered President, E. G. Warren; Fir it Vi e-
* resident, S. I. McElhoes; Recording
That the Lawton Business Mens club
them in the alley where thoy were
found by the girls going to work.
and Mrs. J. E. Meadows have The robl>ers gained entrance to the
■ • laundry by prying open a back win-
dow. The crow bar used had been
stolen from the Frisco railway. The
combination was knocked off, the
nitro-glycerine inserted. Soap was
splattered all over the office fixtures
at the laundry. Officers are working Hy United Press.
announced the birth of a baby boy,
who has been named Edwin Perry
Meadows. Thus H. C. Meadows, 800
Gore Boulevard, has a new grandson.
Dr. Meadows is quite well known in
DOMESTIC COAL FOR
$7 a id *8, Per Ton
YOUNG'S <*IN AND
Cor. 2nd ft G/. Phont 385
on the case.
LONDON, Dec. 2.—That the re
ported armistice in the Greek armis
! r* i * n , ms name w
11ice in the Greek-Ally controversy has . , , .
11 i a i , 4 , that he had
tailed according to the last report,
which declared that a battle on the
hill south of Athene had been renew
A BIG KNIFE
PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 2.—A craz-
ed man dashed a large carving kni'a,
with which he threatened to kill Pres-( —.v.., u[c„ ,5 a qu
ident Wilson as he passed through' McDaniel murder case. The defense's tion for the school to decide in
inroute to New York, was arrested in | su,'-rebuttal begins next.
President, Joe Higgins; Second Vice-
Secretary, Ray Babbitt; Treasurer,
[Chas. Crabtree; Executive Committee,
I A. L. Lund, C. R. Donart, Joe White,
J J j J. T. Bruss, A. D. Lawrence, Dick
Harris, Sam Blair.
All of those elected have been faith-
j ful workers for the best interests of
Lawton and have been rewarded for
their effoi-ts by being given the highest
the Reading terminal. Police declared 1
his name was Jonathan Kraus and
nmunui cttv n .. .. oy ueing given tne nigncsi
. :. , , . • e',81 honors the club can bestow on them
have less sex hygiene and a little ,
STATE RESTS IN McDANIEL more common sense," declared State ti, _onnor ^ ivcn Thanks.
mmm trial tom,, mm- 7Z:
ST. JOSEPH, Mo., Dec. 2.—The! dress. e(,"r'1 that the new administration
state rested at 11 o'clock in the Oscar | "Extravagance in dress is a ques-1 ConnoTha* lle^ untiring ?n"hi."f-
„„,„U .. , , , in as forts as have the otTier officers. A
iffnor® ft mv a^m t0 «f thanks was extended last night
ignore it. Ninety per cent of the to Mr. Connor and the retiring officers.
told me thnt fh' 6, ,6 StaU' Mr' C0nnOr ,hank("1 the dub for
The Thanksgiving-program at the ^IrThiXgtt 2? ''"n jo-operation, also thanking his
;„u .,.i -1 . . one. secretaries and committees; the daily
PROGRAM AT HIGH SCHOOL.
<=v2^ niu souin or Ainem naa Deen renew-
• """ " """"• ed with artillery attacks from Franco
| SERVICE CARS British naval forces.
I Red Cell ransfer ; Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Montgomery ant!
I pi ® children are visiting a few days with
Ollt ,K> ig l friends. They motored down from
Chickasha yesterday evening.
Hon. Scott Ferris and Mrs. Ferris school was thoroughly enjoyed "I've seen girls in high school in
left yesterday for Washington, D. C.,:by th<! students before their vacation, the winter time and I've wondered
where they will be this winter. Mr* ^oy Smoot and Miss Fitschen gave a what kept them warm. It wasn't
Ferris* mother, Mrs. Hubber, ac- voca^ duet, "That Simple Life," re- clothes."
comoanied them as fnr N« n«hn reiving hearty applause: Miss Par- ..
Men and Women, Boys and Girls
\\ ork for all who apply. Can usse promoters, labor
t>r*. singers, musiciuns, ,foli bosses, talkers, advertisers,
.ifood m.<ers and foremen in all departments. Apply in
person at the j
First Christian Bible School
comer of 7tli aiiduD" avenues, at a. 111. tomorrow.
I"'|uire for II \V halin, General Manager of one
of the liveliest, most modern and up-to-date Bible schools,
according to our equipment, in all the great Southwest.
Cominunion and preaching at 11:00 o'clock.
Sermon theme: "THE WOMEN OF THE OHl'KCH
AT THE WOKIJ) TASK."
Young People's Meeting, 7:.'(() p. 111. Strangers, we
want to know you, and we want you to know us.
Evening Worship, 7:•'!() p. m. HEAR Mr. O. A. Booth
International Secretary of the Y. M. C. A.
Is Lawton and Irreligious town? Answer "NO" by
goin# to church. Church friends may open many avenues
of Opportunity. Go to Church and enlarge the circle of
your business acquaintances and make sincere, lifelong
friends. The business world demands SERVICE.
A cordial invitation is extended to one and all.
CLARENCE E. WAGNER, Pastor.
papers for their supoprt.
Ray Babbit has served the club as
secretary ever since its organization
and though protesting he was again
Elected By AcHimation.
The officers were elected by accli-
- "kp'of1 «>w remai ns wnica was r
Held Up at Tulsa by a piano solo „y Ur- The Metropolitan Artist,, the th.rd .TtacaTt the Um" """
ned who played "Oriental Dance by number on the lyceum course, were (Continue,! <),, c u, ,
thirty j SiiII®. Miss Larned's playing is al- excel'ent and the large audience was ® 'l*
companied them as far
Mo., where she resides
as Neosho, ceivinK hearty applause; Miss Par-
j mentei played their accompaniment.
! Miss Ballue's room gave a simple ver-
jsion of Hiawatha; Prof. Doyle gave
a few appropriate remarks which was
TULSA, Dec. 2.—Within
1 ways received with applause of ap-
steps of where several policemei
eating at midnight, ex-Policeman
Hughes was heldup and relieved of
several dollars. Two other holdup vu- LIBERTY
! .tims were beaten and are now uncon-
scious in a local hospital as a result
of a wave of crime. The polics say i ^ —
that the department is too small to P°l'ce™en were today unable to find a
cope with crime.
Blue Bird Photoplay
5 reel drama
Dorothy Davenport and Emery
2 reel comedy
"LURED BUT CURED**
(iertrude Selby & Dan Runsell
Red Feather Feature
<?j "THE ROMANCE OK BILLY
From the novel by Alice Hegon
Rice, author of "Mrs. Wiggs
of the Cabbage Patch."
appreciative of their efforts. All are
finished artists and gave such an en-
j tertainment, varied in its numbers,
ROBBEI) OK j that all might enjoy it. The high
$300 LAST NIGHT., school authorities are receiving many
compliments on the class of the Iv-
OKLAHOMA CITY, Dec. 2.— ceum.
le to find a
clue to the three bandits who robbed j ANDERSON APPOINTED
By United Press.
WASHINGTON, D. C„ Dec. 2.-1
George Anderson has be"", appointed'
spceial assistant to Attorney General'
with powers to prosecute and inves-j
tigate any where in the country, the!
alleged food price conspiracy.
:)th" Liberty theatre at midnight. The
,) bandits obtained $300.
♦ Because We Own a
VICTROLA. ♦ «
♦ If you don't own one order one ♦ ♦ SERVICE CAR +
♦ now and have it for Christmas. ♦ ♦ At 4
♦ POWELL'S DRUG STORE ♦ ♦ Sutherland Drug Store ♦
* * Phone 425. ♦
This Will Please Her
SELECT NOW ANI) PRESENT
This small and
will make a
price $24. Our
price for a
few days only,
at $17.50. Its
yours for a
and $1.00 per
week till paid
C. W. CLIFFORD
SUNDAY at the MURRAY
THE MANSFIELD OF
HENRY B. WAl
THE HEART CALL OR DUTY
It was difficult to decide—to hold
close to Southern life, love and
tradition, or to fight for the "equal-
ity of man" with the Northern
Impulsive, proud and unreasoning,
his brother remained loyal to the
South ami slavery.
With the peach bloom of the South-
ern roBe, a girl l'air is the idol of
both brothers' hearts.
But while she loved them both she
chooses the one wh -e ideal-; and
loyalty are the same as liers. and
though the Northene v ins the
battle of principle, 1 e tastes the
dregs of defeat in '".Tie Sting of
Supported by Antoinette
A most interesting drama
with the world's greatest
Other short subjecU of un-
Matinee 2:00 Night 6:30
The Met Theatre Program for coming week
COMMENCING TOMORROW NIGHT
I)e .Marie Duo in Vaudeville. Harmony Nin^ing Act. "Paying the Price," featur
in>r (Jail Cane. 5 Heels. World Features. Drama.
"MANHATTAN MADNESS" featuring Douglas Fairbajik*. 5 Reels Triande Feu
ture Drain a. *
'' Haystacks and Steeples" Featuring Mack Swain. 'J Keels Keystone C'omedv Same
\ audevilk\ *
11 nida, f rom Holland featuring Mary Pickford, reels Paramount Feature Drama
Burton Holmes 1 ravel Picture, 1 reel, Kducational. Same Vaudeville
"Tlie Rail Riders" Featuring House Peters, 5 reels, World Feature Drama
NEW VAUDEVILLE PEOPLE
"The Straight Way," featuring Valeska Suratt, 5 reels, Fox Feature Drama
"Houseof Golden Windows" featuring Wallace Reid and t'leo Ridgley. Paramount
rioduction in .i reels, Paramount Drama. < 'artoon Coinedv, 1 reel.
\ audeville and Orchestra.
;;The Marriage of Molly ()" featuring Mae Marsh, reels, Triangle Drama.
I he Other Man featuring Roseoe Arbuckle, L> reels Keystone Comedy.
N ou will please note that every night is a special feature night at the Met Theatre As
we have found that our patrons want and rapiire the very I vest in amusements We
also guarantee all attractions to he clcnn ami refined. No pictures shown that will of
lend the most refined taste.
MAKE IT A POINT 7\ MEET YOUR FRIENDS AT
THE POPUL M MET THEATRE
WHEREPLEASimEC^ SAND AMUSEMENTS ARE CLEAN
► The Daily Consti-1
► tution delivered atf
* your home every
' day for 10c per week
• evening except Sun-
payable to Carrier. L
Texas, Dec. 4.—Aft*
looting; and evacuat-j
( ity, Villa is todayf
ards the mountains of)
uahua, carrying four
oldiers are now at Chi-I
annon dominating thol
rted that more than!
housand dollars worthl
llion was taken as loot!
seventy thousand rifles|
Elect Officers I
^ of the local Eastern I
day night, tint follow- f
e elected for the ensu-l
rs. Elsie Williams,!
. worths I
Jettie Fouta, associate I
I.. B. Ritter, associate I
Fannie Bofgg, secre-1
A. Hart, conductress: !
pard, associate con-
the 15th, three candl- |
litiated into the order,
of Friday evening a
is of This
> style, of a nual-
ind sold elsewhere
ire giving values
u t a ble Facts
uness is growing
lous rate. There
Look over our
Scarf Pins, etc.
e you a xavinr
n 20 per cent on
or we will re-
oney for the ask-
opened up a
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