The Lawton Constitution (Lawton, Okla.), Vol. 16, No. 115, Ed. 1 Tuesday, December 19, 1916 Page: 1 of 8
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VOL. XVI.. NO. 116.
THE LAWTON CONSTITUTION
LAWTON, OKLAHOMA, TI ESI>.\y EVENING. DECEMBER It, MM.
♦ A Paper for Peo- ♦
♦ ]>le who think, con- ♦
♦ ducted in the inter- ♦
♦ est of the People of
♦ Comanche Countv. ♦
AMERICA MUST RUSSIA SAYS 580 6UAR0S- GERMANY MIKT
HAVE BETTER NflVYTHERE W,LLMEN MAY GET um doomcm c
I I™",; NOT BE AMY THEIRS MOST JPE PROPOSALS
NEGOTIATION ANY OLD TIME
In Order to Give
Family Happy Xmas
Captain Sims In Report
to Congress Says Unit-
ed States' Commerce
Would Be Swept From
Great Britain Has Con-
trol of Seas at Present
By United Press. *
OSSING, New York, Dec. 19.
I —Stanley Milstron, 19, and
C has. Kumrow, 20, gave up their
days of life that they might spare
their families the sorrow of
They were to have been execut-
tric chair at dawn today and met
their death stoically.
They were to have ben execut-
ed Friday, but asked to die to-
WHITE HOUSE RECEPTION
By United Press. ; By United Press.
PETROGRAI), Dec. 19.—The Coun- EL PASO, Dec. 19.-Bv ordfer of
eli of the Emp.re declared unanimous-; (;enera| (;eolye mi, Jr., vigorous in-
| . . °r ° re U8,ng .thte all,es tu vestigations is under way today to de-
1 Germany. Pt'aC<' ne*°t,at'°nS with ■'".mine whether discipline shall be
Vir. ... , administered to five hundred and
Whether this will have any effect ci(rhty Ruardsmen, Eighth Nationa|
mined. "0t deter :Gt,8rd Infantry for signing •Round
.Robin" protest, addressed to an Ohio
newspaper against further stay on]
| RECOGNIZE THE VENIZELOS •t!>e border and knocking camp condi
PROVISIONAL GOVERNMENT!4'0"8 *"d the food'
| jthis morning, later selling; it to the!
BLIND STUDENTS INVENTS Lebrecht Hide company for $K, cash-
MACHINE TO TEST BLIND •'" th'' ch«* at J. J.'Bailey's store.
'■ the Venizelos provisional government' PERSONS ABILITY TO Lr.ARN check ma<le out to Clyde
Stout, endorsing it that way. He first
: fiy United Press. told the officers that he killed a cowj
EUGENE, Ore., Dec. 19.—A ma-!<lown on Cache creek and (tot the
chine for scientifically testing the hide- No disposition has been made of I
Forecast For Oklahonu
t'0,4 and colder tomorrow; no indica-
tion of rain.
By United Press.
FOR SUPREME COURT JUDGES!of Greece was announced by Lloyd
Bv United Press. ; Gf'W' the H°USf> °f Common" thia
WASHINGTON. D. C„ Dec. 19.- "ftern0°n
j ability of blind persons to learn is in the case >et-
i use today at Oregon University. It is — .
j the invention of Thomas Cutsforth of
Riddle, Ore., a blind student here. Western Union
j The device is a box, containing a Employes Get 84
[beit of canvas on rollers. Words-
At the White House tonight President
and Mrs. Wilson are holding their
first reception of the winter season.
i Chief Justice White and his associ-
By United Press. !ates °n the Supreme Court bench are
WASHINGTON, D. C., Dec. 19.—'to be th« guests of honor.
If the United States' navy at present An enormous crowd will be on hand lift TP HD V'O raised letters are printed on the belt,
is without battle cruisers and should ;for the event. The number invited is H II I P Ilk T f Putting his fingers through a hole in
be drawn into the war, still without | exceeded only by those who sought to ■ ™ ■* 111 a
them, American commerce would be Ket invitations and were disappointed
swept from the seas and the Ameri-|—an annual tragedy.
tan navy destroyed ship by ship, say3. Two new faces will be seen in thej^y United pTess.
Captain W. S. Sims, U. S. N., to the reception line of jurist!. Associate BOSTON, Dec. 19.—Boston is to-
House naval affairs committee. Justice Brandeis will take the place of ('ay deciding the question of prohibi-
died^ion, while the whole country looks on
13 Year Old
Boy Steals an
$8 Cow Hide
Dean Stout. 13 years old was ar-
rested and later confessed to the
charge of stealing a cow hide from the e _ ,
platform of the Frisco freight house ^ay« I hat England Is
Not Willing to Put Her
Head Into Noose With
Rope in Germany's
mats Attend House of
Commons to Hear the
the top, the student attempts to read
words by the touch system. The belt
is revolved at varying speeds by an
instructor, who thus ascertains how year in' " *
quickly a sudent can learn. iunts in ..chunk! . t„
Great Britain now commands the Associated Justice lamar who
Hy United Press.
LONDON. Dec. 19.—-England and
!hrr <'<> not Propose to enter
' er Cent oalary I""8** negotiation* without knowledg.
Iof Germany's proposalo," wan the de
The Pioneer Telephone Co., of this
city, as well as other cities is not
the only company tKt is generous this
|of Germany's proposal," wax the de-
cision announced in the House of
"The box makes possible experi-
ments to show the idiosyncrasies of
• j . ,. l"" miosyncrasie
s eas, Sims declared, because her bat- Iast spring and Associate Justice! w*tcning to see if the growing tide of Iany blind learner,' said Dr R
tie cruisers are the most numerous I Clarke has tj&e position in line which i sentiment, which is sweeping thejwhel.r, instructor in psychology
and superior to any Germany has. Charles E. Hughes held before he re-1 whole nation, will engulf Boston. I Cuts worth has also discovered illus-
signed from the bench to lead the Re- Billy Sunday led the fight for the ions of the blind and has done re-
3y United Press.
WASHINGTON, D. C
''The existing national guard system
as reorganized under the national de-
fense act has not had sufficient trial
and has shown remarkable develop-
ment,*' so testified Secretary Baker --- —
before the House Military committee. es* musical offerings.
publican Party through the last Presi- drys.
The White House culinary artists Give Reasons
today are working the executive ovens r • ■ •
Commons by Premier Lloyd Ueorge.
'Britain has endorsed every word
Russia's and France's anm;er, the
hriBtinas pre-j Premier declared amid chew. Not
,iany faithful |since the tense days when England
The Greatest Money-Sav-
ing Bargains of the season
Our Entire Stock of Fine
Gents' Fine Cuff Links
Babies,' Misses' and
Men's Military Brushes
Ladies' Toilet and
employees, for tn* Western Union .prepared to wag, war .n 1914 ha.
Telegraph To., has just as big heart, there been such a crowd as was at th.
to mnl ™.rt7at,10n"' accor*'inK|session of parliament today. The Pre-
^TvtTolthe — entw have bjen
teraay H. K. Ogle, manager of th*' awaita..,. „ ,,
local office helped himself to a neat | Weg's peace proffer * " H'n"
sum as a Christmas present, having "Without reparation peaee is in,
been in the service for the past ten po«sible," Lloyd (ieorge dwlared "All
years and received eighty-four pel the outrages on land and " cann,
cent of one month's salary. k,. 1:,,,.^.,^ , «annoi
; 'xjuidated by a few pioux phrases
Miss Irma Hubbard, his assistant, about humanity," he continued,
who has been in the service two years, Premier George announced that his
.... The mark- also received eighty-four per cent of formal note, responding to the Ger-
et responded to the English Premier's her month's salary. man peace proposals would be com-
torpedoed j fpeeeh that the war woul<1 continue,; Mrs. H. E. Ogle, who is as efficient j pleted in a few days and given to the
hence a rise in the market. m the work as her husband, has only American Embassy for transmission
V.C1.111U1 suu-i — t,een in the 'ocl>l office since July.'to Berlin.
■lanuary y, with the first of the two I marine, she sent wireless warnings of DENVER'S WOOD I'll E c'ort s'le w'" not lle a^ei'ted.' "The allies insist that the only end
Diplomatic dinners. . the sub zone and operations, in viola- THING OF PAST ^ tW° meHst'n,fer boys. Lesliejof the war must be a guarantee
tion of neutrality. This was the Ger-j 'j Myers and Lester Karcher, who are against Prussian militarism disturb-
Ma sons Elect man reply to American Inquiries as 'By United Press. ,always on the job have been sorely la-;in* the peace of Europe. German
i. j_ . . ... . menting because they have not been Chancellor's speech and note afford
the service five months longer than 1 small hope for the honorable or last-
overtime, preparing choice dainties
for the evening's refreshments. The
Marine Band will contribute the lat-
Bv United Press.
After tonight the President and BERLIN, Dec. 19. The
Mrs. Wilson get a three weeks' rest;steamer Columbian, was
from their social duties, resuming1 because after being released after be-
their entertainment Tuesday evening, jing stopped by the German sub-
| search work in dreams of the blind.
MARKET TAKES DECIDED JUMP
AFTER PREMIER'S SPEECH.
By United Press.
NEW YORK, Dec. 19.
At the regular election of the Mas- Open evenings
ons last night the following officers Jacobsons. .
I were elected for the coming year: M.'
A. Nelson, W. M.; Harry Brigham,
|S. W.; Harry V. Payne, Jr. W.; F. M. •
' teachers will not
I English, treasurer. Fred Sponsler, ^
secretary; and H. E. White, trustee.!..
♦ "There little girl, don't cry.' ♦
♦ You may take your
♦ Christmas present down to her ♦
♦ home or where she happens to ♦
made in the note .".anded to the Amer-1 DENVER, Colo., Dec. 19.—Den
vers municipal woodpile today is a'liL ""ISF"LV " ,
thing of the past. Time was when men f°r ? h"d °"'y ■"<* I'remier.
who could not secure work were giv- **" W°' 7 " ^ 0h' thow
on o i i M j b°ys would receive twenty-five dol-
en a dollar a day or a dollar and a i • . ,
!u„i# I , . • , 'al>8 a P|e(,e right off the reel. My,
hali m groceries to work on the city s if 0 . . , '
woodpile. There has not been an ap- j rLT* „ d,SaPPulnt<,d
plicant for such work this year. Of- ^v ^ h' \ ,I fTf!
boy, who has to sit and think of 4 what
receive presents ♦ s declare that prohibition is the
'as installed as W. M. by W. D. Tur-
ner, P. M. The other officers will be
installed at some later date.
By United Press.
LONDON, Dec. 19.—"We do not
propose to put our heads into a noose
with the rope ends in Germany's
hands, declared Premier Lloyd
George in the House of Commons this
of the striking
to his long ex-
and this great sacrifice
sale comes just at the
TIME YOU MOST NEED
IT. This sale begins to-
day and continues till Sat-
urday, December 23rd.
This is a sure money-sav-
ing sale. Come early and
get your pick.
229 C Ave.
Across from St. Ry. station
YOU WILL FIND AT
Please Him with Good
Goods Bought at a
A Reliable Store to
STORE OPEN NIGHTS
♦Ci,"" rrVT p™n,r"l'on ls ln^ miKht have been.
cause. Incidentally, there are several Ti . . .i_
fine vacant wings in the city jail and ~ t0 ^ |uftPrnoon' ' "•
, vacant win„ i., ti,. g en by the company as Christmas i opening statements
teacher's ♦ (|, ' '''r> presents to the hundreds of employees' pected speech.
that work in the 2300 offices in the
a | .nu . United States, will run close to the By United Press.
♦ board, but you can't take it to ♦ . ' "so" '^lahoma ( ity ls « m.llion mark, and it is needless to LONDON, Dec. 19
♦ her at school. No, sir. That is ♦ visitor today
♦ law and gospel laid down by high
fhe House of Commons was scheduled
- i- ii t m i m, ',re pauing tnemseives on t
♦ school profs." It is stated that ♦ own of M"r'ow' ()kl"- IH ln that they have "got theirs 1
* <ki. ..ii.. u i j_ . ^ithe city visiting with friends.
♦ this ruling has been made on ac
♦ count of the large number of ♦
♦ children who sometimes have ♦ T" I
♦ their •feelins- hurt" when the ♦ V-°tton 1 akeS
♦ other children bring presents ♦
♦ and they are not financially able ♦
♦ to do so. ♦
♦ LEAVE VOIR ORDER ♦
♦ FOR XMAS TREE ♦
♦ AT ♦
♦ (iOLDEN RI LE STORE. ♦
By United Press.
NEW YORK. Dec. 19.—Cotton
dropped 46 to 58 points exchange at'
March off 53 to 17.50.
♦ WE WILL BE OPEN
♦ IN THE IVENING8
♦ ALL OF THIS WEEK.
♦ GOLDEN RULE STORE.
DOMESTIC COAL ,
YOUNG'S GIN AND
Cor. 2nd & G. Phone 885
SERVICE CARS f
Red Ball Transfer
Vivian Martin in a Paramount
THE STRONGER LOVE
A Soul Stirring Drama
Rome and Wagner in
Comedy Singing and TalkinK
Ethel Clayton and Carlyle
4,HI8 BROTHER'S WIFE"
The moat abHorbinx original
and vividly nenHational photo-
play yet conceived. In which
two of Filmdom'M mo«t popular
tara are aeen to the beat of
advantage in the moat pulaing
and extraordinary feature ever
ahown on the screen.
'• —- maa svneauieti
are patting themselves on the back ] to open at -I p. m., crowds packed the
th t . galleries and scores of prominent tig
ures in public life massed the door.
Lloyd Geori'e and former Premie'
■Vsquith were both cheered as they ai -
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Little folks' If you would have ♦
♦ your letters reach old Santa ♦
♦ ''laus in time for Christmas you ♦
♦ should be writing them and send- ♦
♦ ig them into the Constitution of- ♦
♦ (ice in rare of the Santa Claus ♦
♦ editor in order that he may pub- ♦
♦ lish them in time for Santa to ♦
♦ see them. Come on and write ♦
♦ that letter tonight so that you as ♦
are selling fast.
Only a few more left
! a lasting and pleasurable
! Best line of ;•
I; Chocolates in Town i
POWELL'S : . „
DRUG STORE !|: ♦ ZZZl"''Sanl" wi" r<""' hJ
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"Every Day a Feature Play." !:
"SOUL MATES ' ]
5 Reel Blue Ribbon Feature
From the Novel 'Joan ThurHdav'
by Ixniis Joseph Vance
i Naomi Childers and Marc >1c-
• Dermott have the leada.
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A Tense Drama of Modern Life
> day press ser-
'aits the ,
its of peace
ad to evolve
nting a sim-
3d with the
. peace note
it his efforts
3e from bel-
:'s action of
a clear sky
7 of the gov-
for the bel-
but it is as-
ld the situ-
L L S
g story un
foan of Arc
the man of
at it will be
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