The Lawton Constitution (Lawton, Okla.), Vol. 16, No. 219, Ed. 1 Saturday, April 21, 1917 Page: 3 of 8
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Saturday Evening, April 21, 1917.
THE LAWTON CONSTITUTION
« LEGAL NOTICES ♦
(l'ut>}Kti?() l lawton roDHtitutlon April
3 to May inclualTe, 1017)
NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S HALV OF LAND
FOKKf LONl KK.
Notl ot Is hero by Riven, that In pursuance
of an ord«r of sale Issued out of tbe Dis-
trict Court, on the 28 day of Mnrrh, 1917, i
in an action wherein Frederlko Woydt was
plaintiff, and t'arollue (iutuwinn and Henry |
Krull were defendants, directed to iue
Story of a
By ESTHER VANDEVEER
I he undersigu«'d Sheriff of I'omaiu-he Coon-
ty State of Oklahoma, commandltiK uie to
levy upon and sell without appraisement,
the following described property to-wit:
l*>t Sewnteeu (17) in Block Number
Something—I don't know what—al-
ways caused me to doubt that my
mother was my real toother. Perhaps
It was an Indistinct memory of other
scenes, when 1 was a tiny girl, thau
my shabby home that first put tbe
Idea Into my bead.
ttlito-lour <M> in tbe original towu
Hit* of tbe city oi Lawton, Oklahoma.
uu«o dlng to the recorded plat thereof.
Had all of Lots 28-34-2ft and 26 In Block
Serfs v7) In the Mountain View Addi-
tion to the City of Lawtou. Oklahoma
*£srrjsr &&&,o^ i '««><•? a t i
afralnst said plaintiff, made in said Court was enhanced when I became seven
on tbe I4tb day of Juue, 1910. for the snm
of One Thousand Nine Hundred Fifty und
r^i 100 ($1,1)50.56) Dollars. In favor of Henry like one. My mother had by
C. Krull. and Twenty Thousand Four Hun- f . mft tn „nrtl mnnpv nTMi i (fl(l ho
tired Tblrty-tyo and 85-100 <$'20,432.85) Dol- forced me to earn money, ana i uia so
l.irs in favor of Caroline Outmann, togetb-1 by being a model for the showing off
costir**1 ,utereBt tbereon un<1 nl1 *wTnlnf (.|otheg ot a department store. The
' I will, therefore, on the ft day of May. first costume I put on was a stylish
1917, at the hour of 10 o'clock A. M. of | mnrn|ng dress. When I stepped be-
; Probablv the worst specimen of a the war strenitth of infantry icjri- Section—111 artillery —one >tun. Us-
I • ... | hen-perked man is the one who has to ments is usually from 2,500 to U...00, | usally four guns to a battery, three
* Hish School Notes f search his wlfe'i pockets for car fare anil of .-xvalry regiments from 7.r0 to batteries to a battalion anil two bat-
I 6 _ R after she goes to sleep. i I.00O, ;talions to a rettimen.
Battalion or Squadron—Four con.- Detachment Any number of men
The regular weekly assembly was- Our observation is that warts bother panies or troops commanded b\ a ma- operating for some special purpose, as
held in the auditorium Wednesday aft a country boy less than adenoids fret jor. 'scouting.
ernoon at 1:10. , a town child. 1 Company or Troop—The unit of or-
Mr. Doyle made several announce-! ganization with from 100 to 250 men.
ments and then followed a very inter y,, itaiiy TKKMS commanded bj a captain
Platoon—From one-fourth to one-.
Explanation of military terms: half of a troop, commanded by a lieu-
esting and unusual program.
A Vaudevile Stunt, Willis Caldwell
Skeleton Dance, Palmer BranJow. Army—Two or more corps operut-j tenant.
Piano Solo, Bessie Rice. J ing together. Squad
Vocal Solo, Onda Fitachen. Corps—Two or three divisions of in- commanded by a
Vocal Solo, Burton White. fantry with cavalry and artillery. #ioned ©fnc#r
Two weeks from last Wednesday,,commanded by a major general.
May 2, will be parents and visitors Division—Two or three brigades of
Fractional element of a pla-1
C. M. DUNN
Undertaker & Embalmer
421 n Avenue
:: :: 1027 or 377
5S i years of age"by being"dressrf ]day. Every department will have some infantry, one regiment of cavalry and
H,050 56) Dollars, in favor of Henry I like one. My mother had by this time « f their work on exhibitiort that day. two regiments of field artillery, corn-
There wil be a special assembly pro- mandetf by a major general.
gram, and many interesting things Brigade- -Two or three regiments,
will be going on. The public is cordi- in Europe sometimes only two regi
ally invited to attend. ments, commanded by a brigadier
R. C. B. I,., Reporter. general.
Regiment—In the United States nn
infantry regiment is composed of
1-BOA1S I)KI\ K SKA GI LS three battalions of four
TO SOMME DISTRICT.
aggregating in war about 2,000
officers and men; a cavalry regiment,
iii,V day. at .be Bast trout dooor of tbe <?°rnll'8 , ,, ,
court house, in the city of Lawton. County i fore a minor I was astonished.
of Comanche. Htate of Oklahoma, offer for | jt WU8 not untjj j pUt ou a ball
h;ii' and nell to tbe highest bidder, for: , , , . ... . , , _
cash in band, I he said property above de- I dress, decked out with paste Jewelry,
m-rllied, or so much thereof us will satisfy ; j realized that I had been born
^■lid^SSgHbi'sum eo78M§JooCMld on | n gentlewoman. A member of the tirui
.said judgment, Oct. 30. 1B10, and $2,470.0°, on seeing tile in this costume asked me
""wl|tu".s".a /bud""Via 23 day of March, I ""out W antecedent, and when I told BV ^ .
i i7 j. c. fhonebkkokr, him that I bad been lowly born he said LONDON, Apul 10. (By , .. about 1 286 offi<
SI,eSy J,M0rBONAUOH.tr : «f.t ho did,ft believe It "Some aneea- Hardships of the new relentless sub- *■? * * .rtillery'Win.ent of two
*5 i MvKLHmks, L'ndersherlff. tor of yours,' he said, "was a shining marine warfare haven t been confined ,
w *• '22 for Defendant. «■" In an Upper circle." „ the terrestrial Deputation of the ,1-ttal.on. of three ba"me each
Of course sII these matters teuded to cail|. jrven the seagulls totlay showed UKKretratmif «b"ul < f
Pl'BI.IC NOTICE. ; confirm me In the belief that I had s;,,ns 0f the strain."
The general public is hereby noti-, been taken from my proper surround- sea-trull's ,'•«! ticket i
lied that owinir to a state of war now Logs, but there wns no one to give mo "K .
any Information about myself except course- the ™r't'™ traffic o
my mother, and I could not bring my- Kl°^®- The more exclusive gulh, iullow
self to ask any questions. j the ocean liners, while the bourgeoise
One day I was Informed tbat ths take their table d'hote from any old;
Arm desired me to show an especially vessel at all.
arttotlc creation In a full dress gown Curtailment of ocean traffic has put
for the movies. I declined nt first.1
existing between the United States
and Germany and her Allies, the police
powers of the City of lawton have on
this the 7th day of April, 1917, been
extended to the United States Mili-
tary Authorites to patrol and guard
City Dam, Lake and water fhed lands.
All persons are prohibited from fish-
ing, hunting or for any other pur-
men. In the P' itish
c C ments are varying
the size. In Continental
army the regi
Abstracts of Title
Our business is founded on Accuracy.
No customer of ours has ever sustained a loss by reason
of omissions or mistakes.
COTTON AND COMANCHE COUNTIES
Oklahoma Abstract Company
W. s. JORDAN, Mgr,
Office first door south of Western Union
t1 the voracious fowl on strict war ra-
I presume It was a repulsion qgainst
showing mypelf to the gaze of the: tions. As a result, many of them aie
r any uwiict jju« - crowds as a model, but I was offered, invading the western front and trying
no,* trespassing on said enclosed City1 targe an amount In payment that I to share the coff and plum 'n apple"
' wriHpn nprmit COD8ented- 1 was photographed in a 0f the Tommies.
I o KaaiiHfni Thousands of sea-gulls are hovering
Property without a written permiti ^ar(jcn amj(j a multitude of beautiful
from the Commanding Officer of Fort flowera
S511, Okla. ^ My photographs had not been on ex-
HENRY BOYLE, I hibltlon long when one day while at
Chairman of Board of City j my place of employment 1 was sent
Commissioners. j for, to go to the private office of the
W D TURNER hettd of tbo flrm* 0n reachlnS lfc 1
Secretary of Board of City Commis- f°' >d beside my employer a young
over the Somme region, squawking;
about the mess-camps and driving the
French chefs to despair. Any food left
unguarded for any length of time is
at once snatched away. As a result of
this unwelcome aerial "straffing", a
new sport is in progress. "(lull-hunt-
man apparently tbe same age as my-
self, and it seemed to me that he waa!jng wjth plenty of targets, furnishes
myself dressed In -n's clothes. At amus(.ment for'the Tommies.
I any rate his face a- •> very counter j [n th(, rear however> where Kreat
part of mine Taking from his pocket ge anJ em fans aCr
. . , a photograph he showed It to my em *'
Bids for furnishing all materials * ^ ,t t0 me „ cumulate, the gulls perform valuable
j l-pnnufriiction nf a. race * * 1 *l J-' **
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS
bv the Commissioner . .
of lawton, Oklahoma, up 'till 2 o'clock that particular costume. Jack Sprat have anything on
p. m. Monday the 23rd day of April, "What la this?" 1 asked, puzzled. ruII.
1917. have never been photographed In this
Plans and specifications for the con- j t.o8(Unje."
struetion of said race track are on file ft photograph of a portrait of of course it is none of our business
in the office of Commissioner of Vu - ,nv motber when she was a girl. I'h dru(J store conducts itself, but
ma and^'may be examined at'any ^ime verily be.levo tbat you are her daugh-: sometimes we wonder what the pre-,
ma, and may be examinend. y nr„i if you are her daughter you
during office hours by any person de ^ ^ Bl8tcr „
S,INoKbid wil be considered unless ac-; Then he began to question me as to _
comnanied by a certified check pay- my past life, but I could only tell him
able to the City of Lawton, in the sum that 1 had lived with a woman who 1 -
of $1(10 00, as evidence of good faith aid not believe was my mother and:
and to insure the execution of the that she had forced mo to earn my ltv-
contrnct on the part of the successful [Ilg whlcli I had done as a dress model.
bidder under the terms and conditions IIo to)(1 lne that he had seen my pic-
of the plans and specifications, and of fon (tle screen and had been struck
the execution of proper and satisfac-; witJ) my resomijiance to tho painting
tory bonds as shall be demanded by ()f bls ml)|lu.r IIe ^ had Uve(1 witb
thm.Cit?,of r;tv of I Jiw- 11 family with whom ho had nothing in
ton, 'oktaHom'a, reserve the right to common. When he wns fifteen years
old he had run away from these people,
but afterward they had found him and
taken him to his present home, where
he had been received by his grand
father and acknowledged as such. No
P. Sanders, Acting Secretary. explanation had been made to him oi
' ° his having been placed with those who
had brought him up except that hli
mother hail married against her fa-
and all bids.
Chairman Board City Commissioners,
1 scription clerk thinks of the soda jerk-;
There is mi need of your being annoyed with the offensive smell ot chemicals on
your clothing after being cleaned. We return your garments free of all odors, clean
and fresh, and we
Add to the Life of Your
In this day of high prices it is to your interest to make that suit last as long as
si hie. We co-operate with you in this by keeping it presentable until worn out.
All work done on a guarantee.
Let us Take Care of that Monday's
Burden—the Wash Day
We Will Do It For You
EXCHANGE BULLS. _
WANTED—To exchange 3 year old tber's will.
Registered Shorthorn Bull for anoth-1 The young man Insisted upon my go-
er of like grade. ! 'nff home wlth hlm t0 hls grandfather.
S I) I.EGGF.TT, l-awton. | ' had on a becoming street costume
Phone 980.; a°d wore It to a handsome dwelling,
where I wns confronted by an aristo-
cratic looking old gentleman who tbe
Stuck adirrllslog. Winn, For 8«1 mid
Ksihauge; al o Farm Help Ada a d Poul*
trTbea« free atla will be limited to B0 word*
and will t>e run 0 times free---Mid ads will
not be enlarged tu rover other things
not nNjaeet It.
Write tike nis out. connt the words, and
mall them to the I^awtoo C< natltutloa
painstaking workmanship—the pleasing results, the lower cost—will open
< to the fact that wash day—in the old sense—can pass out of your life for-
If you try us once you'll realize that it is more economical, beautifully done and
takes the responsibility off of your shouldeis.
EGGS—Pure bred Single Comb Rhode
Island Ked eggs, from best laying
But Your Winter's Supply Now.
The coal situation promises to be took mo In his arms and kissed me.
moment he saw me showed an intense
Interest In me. lie led me to the por-
trait the photograph of which I had! strains, $1 per setting. Mrs. H.ram
seen and after looklug from me to It Crane, 54 W. line.
and from It to mo several times he
FOR SALE—Fine Duroc Jersey Male,
-r ,, „ - Some raines; "Your mother," he said, "was the 10 months old, weight 275; 5%
are"a 1 \ ao°d out now. We are buying! 1>rlde of my heart. I designed her miles south and 1 west of Lawton
heavy and would prefer to fill your for a marriage f ivolving either great R 6. Phone 525 on 23, Geronimo.-
l.ins'in May and June. After that it | wealth or a title, or both. Elie married] e. CHRISTIANSEN. 4-16-1
a struggling artist, and 1 cast her off.
What became of her I did not know TQ LeASE—For oil and gas, east 1-2
tins in May
will be higher and scarce
Payne's Coal Yard
Cor. 3rd and F
♦ MAXWELL. ♦
♦ The World's (ireatest Motor Car ♦
♦ GILKFA-JARBOE HARI>-
♦ WARE CO.
♦ DANIEL'S SERVICE STATION ♦
♦ City 10c *
♦ Country Drives Reasonable *
♦ At ♦
♦ Jack Kerans ♦
♦ I'hone 1000 332 C ^
4 4-4 lmop ♦
Modern residence building a specialty.
Don't fail to get my estimate; plans
and specifications furnished on
Office 809 Fourth •«.
LAWTON :: :: OSLAHOMA
till your brother here was returned to
mo not long ago from the family with
whom his mother had placed him. He
did not know, or at least he did not
tell me. that there was another child,
a girl, who was placed elsewhere.
These persons were undoubtedly paid
for the keep of the brother and the
♦ Bister, but 1 do not know by whom.
♦ We will try to.conflrm what 1 say,
« and ir you are my daughter's child—
and I have no doubt that you are—
your home will be with me in the fu-
My supposed mother gave an account
of my doming to her which tallied with
this My mother had died when 1 was
a baby, nnd my father had placed me
with my foster mother, paying her for
keeping mo. He died Just before I be-
gan to earn my own living, nnd his
remittances ceu(?ted At his death my
brother's foster father found our grand
father nnd returned tlie'boy to him.
Wo were all happy at the clearing up
of tho mystery, though our grandfather
lived In continued regret at his treat-
ment of his daughter. My brother and
I believe that we are twins, though
we have never been able to prove this.
One thing In our |>ecullar eiperlence la
patent—the movies are excellent means
of communication In a line covered bj
newspoi er per*ou ls
of 24, 1 S. 12 for $1.50 per acre. Sec
C. Merritt, Geronimo, Phone 15 on L.
12. 4-16 5t
FOR SALE—Some high grade Short
horn cows four years old with calves
at side from registered Shorthorn
male. J. A. Steimel, Lawton, Okla
Give us a trial
K CONDEMS CRITICS
HINKS FRANCE AND
(1) WILL EN VI EG LE
A INTO ENTANGLING
GTON, I). C., April 25.-
war commission, headed
iremier Viviani and Mar-
l4\i\d«<4 Ht the Washington
on tlia president's yacht,
shortly before twelvs
rowd was at the docks to
inimiss'oners. The Ameri-
•color of France and Engr
inl^rs British CommiHsioa
IK, April 26.—AcOOfttpfih
rd of British soldiers, six
imbers of the Balfour
at an American port to
9 British steamer. They
i«dlately for Washington,
arc given out. Great se-
lemn.M Doubting Critic*.
TON, D. C., April 25
of certain doubting
ink France and England
'oigle America into en
ce in Europe, was voiced
a statement today.
I l.oan l>is<us: '.'d.
'ON, I). C., April 25
>f the first loan of two
dollars to England was
conference bet wen Lord
e Bank of England, the
<sador and Secretary
loo. This amount will be
? the first assignment of
8 Gore Ave.
meeting of the Reich-
according to Berlin
charged the govern-
msibility for the food
ny. They asked open
V. R. MORDY, Manager
WE GIVE GREEN TRADING STAMPS
Moss arrived today
for a few days visit
pm. West of the Na-
Ft. Sill, and left this
"The Home That
....... ... . .
The little home, Oh! so cozy and cheerful—
We have a photo of the home, the plans and all
necessary details to its construction.
N. li. To Newly Weds, nothing would give us more
pleasure than to assist yon in building your first home.
The Architectural Services of "Ye Plan 17"—the plans,
hiuI our advice are free
er done on Stage
YE PLANRY" HOMES
LY, MAY 1st
13 P. M.
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