The Dover News. (Dover, Okla.), Vol. 13, No. 16, Ed. 1 Thursday, June 26, 1913 Page: 2 of 8
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THE DOVER NEWS
R. L. Moore, Ed and Pub.
OKLAHOMA NfWS NOtfS
SHADOWS OF COMING EVENTS.
July :t-5 Annual Hound-Up, l ewey.
July 7-Aus 2 Cotton grading school,
Aug. Ih-HU Oklahoma State Federation
</t l^abur Convention, Muskogee
Kept. h-13 Husn Springs Carnival.
Sept. 16-111 Pottawatomie County Fair,
Sept. 16 Celebration of opening of
Cherokee Strip ai Perry
Sept 2a-c >< t i < klahoma St ite Fair.
Oct 6-11 Muskogee r "in i"
Oct. 16-IN Peanut Carnival, Duncan.
ST. LOUIS WIRES CUT
TOLL LINES CF THE BELL TELE-
PHONE COMPANY PUT OUT
SLOT PHONES ARE "SLUGGED"
Strike Breaking Girls From Out o<
Town Being Housed at the Best
I 'ti vvnee
1 'aw lu* i
tunty Fair, Wa-
Pittsburg County Fair,
'ottavvatnmle County Fair,
Aug 12-15 Tillman County Fair, Fred-
Sept. y-12 Northwestern Oklahoma
Sept '0 r: Kingfisher County Farm-
ers' Institute and Fair, Kingfisher
Sept. 10-13 fJreer Count> Fair, Man-
Sept. 16-17- Caddo County Fair, Ana-
Sept 16-IN McClain County Fair,
Sept 16- 1U Peckham County Fair, Klk
Sept. 16 - 20
Oct. 1-4 Jackson County Fair, Plalr
Oct. 14-16- Tulsa County Fair, Broken
The Watonga Republican announces
"pretty good wheat crop, after all."
The Progressive Star tells of a Red
Oak man being run over and killed
by a Sunday school special train.
The Greenfield Hustler argues that
advantages offered farmers in Hlalne
counay are as numerous as anywhere
St. Louis, Mo The second day ol
16 Presidential election, Mexico. ! the telephone girls' strike was char-
acterized by general disorder and the
mutilation of the Hell Telephone Com
pany's lines in tiie city and in St.
Louis county. One-fourth of the
switchboard force at Webster Groves,
a suburb, lias si ruck
Near Jennings, just outside the
northern city limits, eight crossarms
were cut, placing forty-two toll lines
'*ut of order. Complaints were re-
ceived from hundreds of drug stores
that their slot telephones had been
put out of order by "slugs."
Private "protectors" tor the strike
breaking operators are detailed near
the eleven telephone exchanges in ad
dition to the special squad of police-
men stationed there to preserve or
der. Squabbles between the crowd
and the policemen and even among
the watchmen themselves amused
spectators all day.
Meanwhile several hundred girls
brought here by the company from
other cities in anticipation of a gen-
eral strike are being housed in the
best hotels. At night men answered
telephone calls from the Grand Ex-
change, the central one of the city.
General Manager W. J. Hiss com-
mended the police for arresting two
men who were annoying the strikers
in front of the main exchange.
The First National batik of Ada, on
a capital stock of $50,000 has deposits
of $043,811.50, more than ten times
its capital stock.
Old Cheyenne proposes to have the
"most glorious one-dav celebration
that has even been held in western
O!;lahoma," July 4
An exchange reader is authority for
the statement that no bank of Okla-
homa has deposits amounting to ten
times its capital stock.
The city marshal of Okeene is look-
ing for the party who stole a small
metal bank containing $4 from the
Baptist church of that place.
The Hock Island is to issue bonds
to the amount of $70,000 for improve-
ments, and an exchange remarks that
it must intend to grade, curb and pave
Kent Eubank of Alva Times wants
to make certain of a home during his
declining days, and asks the people
not to lose sight of the poor farm
while dlscuslng other propositions.
The town of Harrah has purchased
n ledger, a pen and bottle of ink and
hereafter when the city councilmen
pay out or take in any money it will
be "writ" down in the book, according
to the News.
Hugo Husonian says: "It is our un-
derstanding that Bill Nelson of the
Kansas City Star would have been in
contempt of court hud the Judge not
written his decision before the trial
Ardmoreite calls attention to the
fact that every Oklahoma tribe of In-
dians except the Chickasaws has a
county named for it, and says the cit- |
i/.ens residing in the western part of
Carter county are talking of a new
county to be composed of Carter. Ste-
phens and Jefferson, and have select-
ed the name "Chickasaw" for the new
Fire of unknown origin completely '
d stro.ved the plant of the Pond Creek j
Mill and Elevator company and sev i
eral adjoining buildings. The loss i
Is estimated at $100,000.
The Okmulgee Chieftain says that !
Fix years ago there were only two
automobiles in the town, and now
there are 125. representing an invest- j
ment of $150,000.
An exchange tells of some physi-
cians performing an operation on a
local citizen and. although the patient '
died, the physicians "pronounced the
operation a success in every respect."
Byron Hawkins, of the Pauls Valley 1
Free Lance, says that tell boys' train j
irg school there has been investigated
so often it has become tiresome, and
"the next outfit that comes down here j
v. ill be pizened."
LYNCHED ARKANSAS NEGRO
Man Charged With Attack on a
Twelve-Year-Old White Girl
Hanged by Mob.
Hot Springs, Ark.—Will Norman,
negro, charged with an attack on Gar-
land Huff, a 12-year-old white girl,
was captured in the nearby moun-
tains and thirty minutes later was
seized by a mob of several thousand
citizens and hanged on a telephone
pole on a business corner of the city.
The girl died without regaining con-
Norman s body, stripped of its cloth-
ing and punctured b\ hundreds of bul-
lets, was left hanging under an arc
light for more than an hour, after
which it was cut down and burned.
NofcPHeld for Wreck Deaths.
Cornell, N. Y.— William 11 Schroe-
der, an engineer of the Delaware,
Lackawanna & Western Railroad has
been acquitted of a charge of man-
slaughter in connection with the
wreck at Corning July 4, last year,
when forty passengers were killed.
More for Gettysburg Fete.
Washington Secretary Garrison
has asked the congressional military
committees to guarantee an additional
appropriation to take care of the
I nion and Confederate veterans at
the fiftieth anniversary of the Battle
of Gettysburg next month.
Mad Dogs Beseiged School.
Chicago.—Two mad dogs placed St.
Hrer.dan s school, on the South Side,
in a state of siege, terrorized a dis-
trict of several blocks, chased two
men up telephone poles and bit one
man and several dogs. Both dogs
were killed by the police.
Faure's Daughter Dead.
Paris.—Mme. Georges Goyau, who
was Lucie Rose Felix Faure, daughter
of the former president of the repub- I
lie, is dead. She was a leader of Pa I
risian socit.v and literary circles and '
was the author of a number of books.
She was born in ISO ti.
A New Son for Spain's Queen.
Madrid.—Queen Victoria of Spain
has given birth to
sixth child born i
The fourth died.
Victoria Ena. Prim
were married Ma\
i son. This
ess of Batt
An Oklahoma exchange weeps br
cause a lynching took place in
presence of the victim's father. It
has no tears to shed for the father
and mother who found their daughter
slaughtered by the victim.
Mixed Orders Killed Thirteen.
\allejo, Cal.— A confusion of orders
that may never be explained brought
the I death to thirteen persons, when two
It j electric trains met head-on near here
while running at high speed. Thirty
were injured, three perhaps fatally.
The Wichita Eagle fell for John
Sh pier's "Northwest Oklahoma Cov
eied-With-lce" story last week, which
caused the Okeene Eagle to depose
and say that all the ice in Blaine coun-
ty during that period was bought from
the i< e man at l cent per pound.
The Hugo Husonian says Lee Woods
of the Duncan Eagle, who is a man
of wealth, owning a newspaper and
a bronco, has been appointed post-
master of Duncan, and that with the
additional salary revenue Lee will be
iC le to buy a cow and farm and retire
The Beckham County News says
Pastor Russell preached in Oklahoma
City recently and endeavored to con-
vince the public that there is no hell
nor devils. The paper says Russell
ought to have been in Oklahoma City
jvhen the legislature was in session.
Rich Woman Convict Freed
Leavenworth, Ran.—Mrs. Maggie
Au France, reputed to be the wealthi-
est woman in Wyoming, and known as
the "sheep queen, because of her
extensive ranch holdings, has been
released on parole.
Harvard's Oldest "Grad" Dies.
Cambridge, Mass.—Harvard s old-
est graduate, the Rev J. I. T Coo-
lidge, died 111 the midst of commence-
ment festivities here after two weeks
of illness of pneumonia. ! ." years old.
He was graduated from Harvard in
An LL. D. for Mr. Tumulty.
Jersey City, N J -The degree of
doctor of laws was conferred on Jos-
eph P. Tumulty, secretary to Presi-
dent \\ ilson, at the commencement
exercises of St Peter s college here.
HEADQUARTERS OF LEE AT GETTYSBURG
Kormer ('.oiifederateu who attend the llattle of GetlyHburg celebration
naturally will flock to the hotute shown In the photograph, for It was occu-
pied as headquarters by General I,ee during the *re*t conflict U stand*
on the Chamberaburg road
LEAVENWORTH WAS SHAKEN
STOPPED IRON MOUNTAIN FLYER
WHEN A BRIDGE BURNED
An Explosion of Fireworks in a Store
Building Caused Damage in
Leavenworth, Kan —An explosion of
fireworks in a downtown store
wrecked the store and caused a fire
which caused several thousand dollars
SAVED PASSENGERS' LIVES 5TE JtlSSmrt
panic among hank clerks and others
in the threatened district. It is not
known how the fireworks became
Mrs. Horsely of Fort Leavenworth
was standing in front of the store with
her little girl in her arms when the
explosion occurred. They were thrown
into the middle of the street and cut
and bruised. The offices of the Santa
Ke Railway Company are in the front
of the building. All the clerks escaped
Purse of $100 Given the 14-Year-Old
Miss for Her Bravery—To Be
Recommended for a
Hot Springs, Ark.—Passengers on
the fast Iron Mountain train running
between Kansas City and Hot Springs
owe the fact that they are alive to
Bertha Key, 14 years^ old, who, with
her parents, lives on a farm two miles
from Lonsdale, ten miles from this
Shortly before 2 o'clock in the after-
noon, Bertha and her little sister took
a walk down to the creek. Arriving at
the stream, the child was horrified to
see the bridge in flames. She saw the
rails were twisted and bent and real
ized the Kansas City-Hot Springs
Flyer would be along in a few minutes.
Telling her sister to return to their
home, a short distance away, and
Summon her father, Bertha ran up the
track, climbed a high embankment and
awaited the approach of the train.
In a few minutes it came around a
nearby bend. The child frantically
waved her sunbonnet and the engineer
applied the brakes. When the train
stopped the engine was within eight
feet of the bridge.
When the passengers learned who
had saved them they took up a collec-
tion for the little heroine, who was
very modest. It is said $100 was
raised for her.
"I don't think you should give me
this money," the child said, "for what
1 did. It would have been awful if the
engine had gone on the bridge, and 1
didn't wan to see any of you hurt.
Any girl would have done the same
A man whose name could not be
learned accompanied the child hack to
her home. He had his camera with
him and took a picture of Bertha and
"I intend to see that the -Carnegie
here commission hears of this, he
ISLANDERS ARE BARRED OUT
A New Immigration Ruling Planned to
Further Guard Pacific Coast
From Hindus and Malays.
Washington.—To check further com
plication of Pacific coast problems by
unrestrained admission of Hindus and
the Malay races of Asia to continental
United States from the American in-
sular possessions, Secretary of Labor
Wilson, on recommendation of Com-
missioner CJeneral of Immigration
Caminette, has made a far reaching
amendment to the immigration regu-
The modification authorizes immi-
gration officials at mainland ports "to
reject aliens coming from the insular
possessions unless it should appear
that at the time of entry thereto they
were not members of the excluded
classes or likely to become public
AN IOWA MAN BLAMES A CULT
Files Suit at Wichita Against Woman
He Alleges Won Wife and
Wichita. Kan.—D. W. Dodson, for-
merly of Oskaloosa, la., has filed suit ;
here against Esther Pettit of Guelph, !
Canada, for $15,000. He alleges his1
wife and three daughters were per-
suaded to leave him and join a new j
religious cult in the Canadian town
by Miss Pettit. After this occurrence i
lit left Iowa, coming to Kansas with
his son. Miss Pettit was in Wichita '
talking to his son She left immedi- j
atel> after the suit was liled.
Woman Killed by Lightning.
Benton, 111. Mrs. Leonard Pulkett
was instantly killed by lightning whilt I
standing at the door of her home, j
eight miles east of this city.
Allen-Scott Debate June 27.
Wichita, Kan. The Allen-Scott de-
hate at Independence has been can- I
celed. The first Kansas date now is |
Yates Center. June 27
ADOPT RECIPROCITY CLAUSE
A Tariff Bill Amendment Gives the
President Power to Make Re-
Washington.—An amendment to the
1'nderwood Tariff bill, adopted by the
majority members or the Senate
finance committee, would give the
President of the United States author-
ity to suspend certain rates in the pro-
posed law and to proclaim special
rates against nations which discrim-
inate against products of the United
The amendment is appended to the
clause giving the President authority
to negotiate reciprocity agreements
with other nations and in some re
spects resembles the maximum and
minimum clause of the Payne-Aldrieh
Tarift law eliminated in the House I
AFRAID OF BANK CONTROL
Attorney General McReynolds Studies
Kuhn Loeb Influences in
S. P. U. P. Plan.
FOUR DROWN AT KANSAS CITY INFANT MORTALITY IS LOWER
Boating Party Thrown Into Missouri
River When Their Craft Struck
Pile of Drift.
Kansas Ctly, Kan.—A motor boat
ride on the Missouri river brought
death to four persons when the little
craft with engine dead was Hung
against the piling and drift at the re-
vetment work half way between the
Quindaro pumping station and the
town of Parkville. The victims were
Kent Lewis, proprietor of a hardware
store at. 1242 Quindaro boulevard;
Loren Welker, 2606 North Eleventh
street; Miss Clara Glass, 1# years old,
who resides at 1325 North Thirty-
sixth street, and her young friend,
May Secrist of 2011 North Fourteenth
street, all of Kansas City, Kan. The
boat, a 22-foot craft, was the property
of Lewis and was found some distance
below the scene of the accident.
SEVEN DEAD IN IOWA WRECK
Twenty-Egiht Freight Cars Piled On
a Work Train Near
Clinton, Iowa.—Seven men were
killed and another probably fatally
Injured in the wreck of a freight train
on the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul
Railroad near here. The freight train,
speeding down a 4-mile hill, crashed
head-on into a gravel train two miles
east of Delmar at noon. Both engines
were wrecked and twenty-eight cars
were piled on the demolished gravel
Two wrecking crews worked six
hours clearing a way to the car in
which the bodies were found. The vic-
tims have not been identified and are
believed to have been stealing a ride
in an empty freight car. The injured
man is a Japanese laborer, who was
brought to a hospital here.
NINE SURVEYORS DROWNED
During a Squall on the Mississippi
Near New Madrid, Mo., a Gov-
ernment Boat Capsized.
New Madrid, Mo.—Nine members of
a United States government survey-
ing party of fourteen men were
drowned when a sudden squall cap-
sized the government survey boat
Beaver, near Hodgkiss Light in Snaky
The steamer Beaver had arrived at
New Madrid with the party and left
here in the afternoon. It had gone
up the river on the way to Bessie,
Tenn., when the storm overtook it
and the Beaver sank when capsized
by the squall.
Among those drowned was C. S.
Williams of Mason, O., chief federal
engineer in charge of the surveying
party. His body was the only one of
the party recovered.
A LONG DROUTH IS BROKEN
A Heavy Rain and Hail Storm Near
St. Louis in Answer to
St, Louis, Mo.—An hour after pray-
ers for rain had been ordered in the
churches of Belleville, 111., a suburb
near here, a heavy rain storm broke
the two month's drouth throughout
Missouri and southern Illinois. A hail
storm completely blanketed the lawns
of Purest Park with ice while streets
here were Hooded for several hours.
Lightning did considerable damage to
property and many narrow escapes
from death were effected when several
homes were struck.
A Navy Aviator K'lled.
Washington Ensign W. D Bil*
lingsley of Mississippi was killed and
Lieut., J. H. Towers of Georgia was
dangero^sh injured by the collapse
of their aeroplane while flying over
Chesapeake Bay near Annapolis.
Miners Imprisoned In Cave-in.
Berlin—Fifteen miners are impris- |
oned near Mors, Rheinish Prussia, as 1
the result of the cave-in of a shaft.
Sounds were heard within the mine,
ndi ;.ting that some men were still
Washington, I). C.—Attorney Gen-
eral McReynolds has reached no con-
clusion on the latest proposal for dis-
solution of the lTnion Pacific merger.
One question, however, to which Mr.
! McReynolds gave close attenTTon was
whether the proposed exchange ol
j Southern Pacific and Baltimore \ Ohio
stock might become a step in bring-
ing the four railroads concerned un-
der control of the banking house of
Kuhn, Loeb & Co.
Four Men Let Two Girls Drown.
Banff, Alberta, Canada — Kva Hal-
lens and Lily Sutherland, each 25
years old. were drowned near here
when the raft on which they were
riding was carried over Spray Falls in
the Bow river Four men who were
on the raft swam ashore.
The "Unloaded" Pistol Again.
Minneapolis, Minn.—Amelia Miller,
12 years old. was killed by her brother
John, 9, in their house here by the
discharge of a revolver which the
children believed was empty
HIT BY A GLANCING BULLET
When His Friend Shot at a Crow i
a Kansas Man Was Probably
Alma, Kan.—A revolver bullet lired
by a companion at the surface of a
t'let'k glanced upwards and entered
the brain of Frank Thierer, a \oung
farmer, causing a probably fatal
wound. The injured man was in a
boat on the creek when a companion
on the bank fired at a crow which was |
flying low over the water. The shot I
missed the crow and glanced upwards
from the surface of the stream.
Lightning Dodged Chlidren.
New Brunswick, Me. A lightning
bolt went through the roof of Henry
Jo.mson's house here, ran around a
4 post bedstead in which his two chil-
dren were lying and split the bed into
a dozen picre.-. The chlidren were
Looking for Harvest Hands.
Pratt, Kan.—Twenty-one motor cars
and twelve teams were waiting at the
Chicago, Rock Island A; Pacific Depot
in Pratt for harvest hands coming in
on a train. It is estimated that Pratt
county still needs two hundred har-
vest hands and only a few are coining.
Bolt Hit a Meeting Tent.
1 .ittie Hock, Ark.—One man at a re-
vival meeting being held here in a
big tent was killed and five other per-
sons were injured when a bolt of
lightning struck an electric light wira
and was carried by it through the
Twenty to Die for Assassination.
Constantinople.—Twenty men were
sentenced to death, after trial by
court-martial, for complicity in the a -
cassinatlon of the grand vizier Mali-
iiioud Schefket Pasha.
Effort* of Health Officials During Last
Five Years Have Brought Down
Death List In Cities.
What the American cities are do-
ing and can do toward preventing in-
faint mortality and the high death
rate of children under five years of
ag<- is the subject of a bulltin issued
by the children's bureau of the de-
partment of labiy. It is the purpose
of the bureau to issue a similar bul-
letin annually Snd in time to mak
It a complete manual for municipal
and philanthropic activities in the di-
rection of child welfare. Summer
campaigns for babies' lives have been
waged with such marvelously good
effect in some cities, that it seems to
the bureau important to enlist the
energies of as many cities in this
work as possible. To this end it will
be helpful to collect and present for
the information of all, the little or
much that Is being done by the vari-
The efforts of city health officials
have resulted in the last ten years
In reducing the general death rate
In cities, below that of the rural dis-
tricts and villages. Tills reduction In
the general death rate is an encourag
lng indication of what 1b possible of
accomplishment in efforts to reduce
the infant death rate. Babies die of
diseases which to a large extent are
preventable, and thus when welfare
work is directed toward saving their
lives the response Is immediate and
RINGWORM ON CHILD'S FACE
Stratford, Iowa.—"Three years ago
this winter my seven-year-old son had
ringworm on the face. First it was in
small red spots which had a rough
crust on the top. When they started
they looked like little red dots and
then they got bigger, about the siie
of a bird's egg They had a white
rough ring around them, and grew
continually worse and soon spread
over his face and legs. The child suf-
fered terrible Itching and burning, so
that he could not sleep nights He
scratched them and they looked fear-
ful. He was cross when he had them.
We used several bottles of liniment,
but nothing helped.
"I saw where a child had a rash on
the face and was cured by Cutlcura
Soap and Ointment and I decided to.
use them. I used Cuticura Soap and
Ointment about one month, and they
cured my child completely " (Signed)
Mrs Barbara Prim, Jan. 30, 1912.
Cuticura Soap and Ointment sold
throughout the world. Sample of each
free, with 32 p Skin Book. Address
post-card "Cuticura, Dept. L, Boston."
Found Ring in Bird's Nest.
Joe Cannon, deputy auditor of Har-
din county, O , has found his ring He
lost it in the courthouse yard, but dili-
gent search was futile. Janitor Yost
was cleaning birds' nests out of the
eaves of the building recently and
found the ring woven in one of the
Mm. Winslow's Soothing Syrup for Children,
teething, softens the gums, reduces inflamma-
tion,allays pain,cure* wind colic,2£>c a botlie.A*-
"I hope 1 haven't kept you Malting"
too long." gushed the girl "Only
about three dollars' worth,' estimated
the young man with the taxicab out-
A Modified Sort.
"Do you believe that thinking men.
take any mental attitude toward friv-
olous girls?" "Yea, a semi-mental
OF MIDDLE AGE
Mrs. Hilbert Tells of Her Dis-
tressing Symptoms During
Change of Life and How ■
She Found Relief.
Fleetwood. Pa.—" During the Chang*
©f Life I was hardly able to be around
at all. I always had
a headache and I
was so dizzy and ner-
vous that I had no
rest at night. The
flashes of heat were
so bad sometimes
that I did not know
what to do.
" One day a friend
advised me to taka
Lydia E. Pinkham's
pound and it made me a strong well wo-
man. I am very thankful that I fol-
lowed my friend's advice and I shall
Yecommend it as long as I live. Before
1 took the Compound I was always
pickly and now I have not had medicine
from a doctor for years. You may pub-
lish my letter."—Mrs. EDWARD B. UlL-
BERT, Fleetwood, Pa.
Such warning symptoms sense of
suffocation,hot flashes, headaches,back-
aches, dread of impending evil, timidity,
Bounds in the ears, palpitation of the
heart, sparks before the eyes, irregu-
larities, constipation, variable appetite,
weakness and inquietvde, and dizziness,
are promptly heeded by intelligent wo-
men who are approaching the period in
life when woman's great change ma/
I-y *ip E. Pinkham's Vegetable Com-
pound invigorates and strengthen? the
female organism and builds up the weak-
ened nervous system. It has carried
uutuy women aiely through this crisia.
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