The Hugo Husonian (Hugo, Okla.), Vol. 14, No. 11, Ed. 1 Thursday, June 17, 1915 Page: 4 of 8
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HUSONIAN PUBLISHING CO.
M. P. McDONALD EDITOR
Published every Thursday, and en-
tered at the postoffice at Hugo, Okla
as second-class mail matter.
COL. BRYAN'S WAR SPILT
It Paid in Advance
TRUTH ABOUT THE ARMS
If the German government and the
German newspapers would tell the
German people the truth about the
sale of war supplies, there wouldn't
be such resentment against Americans
as there is today.
The truth isn't merely that inter-
national law and practice have always
sanctioned the sale of arms and am-
munition by neutrals to belligerents.
It isn't merely that it is necessary
for non.military nations like ours to
preserve this right for the sake of
their own safety, so that they may be
able to obtain arms for themselves in
case they should be attacked unex-
pectedly by a well prepared nation.
It isn't merely that th,e German gov.
eminent has always recognized this
principle, and does not now venture to
call the American practice illegal.
The truth is that Germany herself has
uniformly practiced the very thing
that the Germans now condemn.
It was the Germans—that is to say
the Krupps, the great manufacturers
of arms and ammunition at Essen—
who armed Russia in her .war with
Japan. It was the Germans who sold
Great Britain the vast quantities of
munitions required to put down the
South African rebellion, even while
Germany was professing the strong-
set sympathy with the Boers. It was
the Germans who sold Spain a good
■hare of the ammunition she used
against us in our Spanish war. it
was the Germans who provided euns
rifles, shells and cartridges lor tue
Turks in the recent war af the Balk.
an states for real freedom- and Ger-
many even provided gunnar-s to fire
the guns. It was the Germans who
shipped rifles and cartridges into
Mexico last year, in disregard of our
embargo, to use aeainst our soldiers
and marines at Vera Cruz, when war
with Mexico seemed inevitable.
For half a century Germany has
been the armament factory of Europe.
The great neutral German munitions
industry—which was involved in grave
political scandals only last year has
fostered and thrived on foreign wars
no less than on domestic militiarism
And there is this difference between
the German and the American i rac.
tice, which if either is to be condemn-
ed makes the former more flagrant
All the American war supplies sold
to belligerents are sold by private
firms, with which our government has
no official or business connection, and
over 'which it has not even any right
of control or supervision. All the
German guns and ammunition sold to The E(Jen Musee of New York ,g
belligerents have been sold by a firm; about to close its doors. Two reasons
which the German government ba-j are given b>. the management: In.
made a monopoly, with which th, j crease of overhead expenses, and thc
Mr. Bryan's recent action recalls the
fact he hasn't always been so pacific
in principle. His peace propaganda
has been a matter of growth. Duritag
the Spanish war he was almost as
belligerent as Theodore Roosevelt
Both men, it will be recalled, won
their titles of 'colonel" in that con.
test. \\ hile Roosevelt was recruiting
his Rough Riders, Bryan was raising
a regiment of Nebraskans. He plead
ed for permission to enlist as a pri-
vate. When he was given a commis
sion as colonel of the Third Nebraska
regiment, he worked and studied hard
to fit himself for the command. In
the detention camp lie fretted and
complained like any other eager offi.
cer because he wasn't ordered to the
front. It was with real regret that
Col. Bryan was finally mustered out
without seeing actual service.
Nobody questions that Mr. Bryan
has more than the average man
quantity of 'fighting blood". That lit
chooses at this time to fight what he
conceives to be the cause of peaco
no evidence that he would bo iin ob-
structionist if the nation, !n spite of
its pacific desires, should become in-
volved in war.
When it came to a real test, with
the life and honor of America at stake,
we should probably see Col. Bryan as
ready to buckle on a sword and fight
for the country as he was in 1S9.8. It
is only in a time of uncertainty like
this that honest Americans split.
A crisis brings them together again.
The history of Sir Edward Carson, re.
cently head of the Ulster revolution,
ists and now attorney general of Great
Britain, shows how in free notions,
the malcontest of yesterday may be-
come the faithful and trusted public
servant of tomorrow.
MODEST BIG BU8INESS
Much has been said lately"about the
greatness of the German coal tar dye
industry since the shortage of dyes
began to menace many American
manufactures. It is great, undoubt-
edly; It is said to be the biggest in
dustry in Germany, \ ith the excep
tion of the wir tmmiti ns business ut
Essen; and yet it is a small matter
when judged by American standards.
For favorable comparison, we need
not go to the Steel Trust or the meat,
oil or tobacco industry, or any other
of our recognized industrial giants.
One Miain of five and ten cent stores
in this country did $11,000,000 more
business in one year, 1913, than the
entire export business, of the German
aniline dye factories. One American
mail order house sold a greater vol.
ume of goods in the same year than
the total ouput of all the German dye-
stuff plants. One American kodak com.
pany pnid $3,000,000 more dividends
than the entire German dye industry.
One American automobile company,
with a single standard product, does
more business than all the German
color makers with their 1200 pro.
ducts, pays three times the wages and
earns four times their profits.
The Germans are supposed to leat,
the world in industrial efficiency, i'a'y-
be they do. But still, we manage to
worry along and do quite a littlt
business in our modest way.
by a series of superb maneuv-
ers, drove them from their po-
sition at Ligny.
75 Years Ago Today.
1840—Edward Lijingston, former
speaker of the New York gen.
eral assembly and member of a
family distinguished in the pub-
lic service since the early colon-
ial period, died at Albany, N. Y
FLICKERING FROM THE SPORT
Bill Abstein, a former big league
citizen, has been given the gate by the
I.os Angeles club of the Pacific Coast
50 Years Ago Today.
186.)—Boston began a celebration of
the 90th anniversary of the bat.
tie of Bunker Hill.
SALUTING THE FLAG.
Possibly one of the strongest points
in Mr. Bryan's statement cf Thurs.
day night is contained in the follow,
"If I correctly interpret the note to
Germany it conforms to the standards
of the old system rather than to the
rules of the new and i cheerfully ad-
mit that it is abundantly supposed by
precedents — precedent written in uge.
characters of Wood u^ion almost every) There
page of human nistory Austria fur-
nishes the most r."?ent precedent; it
it was Austria's firmness that dictated
the ultimatum against Serbia, which
set the world at war. Every ruler now
participating in this unparalleled con-
flict has proclaimed his desire for
peace and denied responsibility for
the war and it is only charitable ihet
we should credit all of it, according to
the rules of the old system. They
believe that firmness would give the
best assurance of the maintenance of
peace and faithfully following preced-
ent they went so near the fire that
they were, one after another, sucked
into the contest. Never before have
the frightful follies of this fatal sys.
tem been so clearly revealed as now."
MOVIES AND WAX.
"Why is it" asks a reader, "that
the American public is so indifferent
when the flag is passing by? Why
are heads not bared, as in other coun-
tries Almost any parade, especially
a military parade, shows that the pub-
lic is not appreciative of its own Stars
and Stripes. Aren't our people pa.
triotic? Are they actuated by com.
merciallsm alone? Why don't Amerl.
cans salute the flag?" * 1
It's unfortunately true that when the
Stars and Stripes are displayed in
public they are not treated with the
respect that most other nations show
their flag. But it surely isn't be-
cause our flag has been cheapened by
too much familiarity ana too general
" >" I
is no other country where
every man who owns a little gasoline
boat is so prone to deck it, fore and
aft, with big flags. There is no other
country where occupants of summer
cottages think it necessary' to rear
flagstaffs in the yard and fly the
national colors regularly. Ti*ere is
no other country where the symbol of
nationality is flaunted at all times
and places, regardless of taste or prop,
There is such a thing as having
too much reverence for the flag to
use it lightly, as a mere ornament, or
display it as an advertisement t f pa-
triotism that should need no adver.
tising. Such reverence desenes to be
cultivated. When our people stop
cheapening the flag by indiscriminate
private use, it will command more
25 Years Ago To°ay.
1890—.Madison Square Garden, the
largest structure in the world
given over entirely to amuse,
ment purposes, was opened to
the public with a concert by
Edward Strauss' orchestra and
two grand ballets as attrac
OUR BIRTHDAY PARTY.
Gustav V., King of Sweden, born 57
years ago today.
Chrylstal Heme, who has appeared
in the leaning roles of many successful
plays, born in Dorchester, Mass., 32
years ago today.
Willie'# slate: New York U situated
on the outskirts of Brookfrn and is
the home of six.day bicycle races,
wrestling tournaments and the Giants.
LOST—Bicycle belonging to A. J.
Biard. Was left in front of First Nat-
ional Bank. Reward for return. tf
Newman Erb, noted railroad exe.
cutive and director in many large in
dustrial corporations, born at Bres
lau, Germany, 65 years ago today
Dr. Joseph Swain, president of
Swarthmore College, born at Pendle.
ton, Ind., 58 years ago today.
Judson (Jay) Kirke, former player
of the Boston: National League base
ball league team and now with the
Cleveland American association team
born at Albion, N. Y., 27 year ago
LINES WORTH REMEMBERING.
The true way to be deceived is to
think ones self more knowing than
others. —I^a Rochefoucauld.
FRISCO EXHIBIT CAR.
German governhient is virtually
partner, and in which it is declared
that the Kaiser himself holds a large
But irrespective of all that the Hu.
sonion warmly advocates the selling
to belligerents, regardless o£ whom
they are, everything that the United
States has for sale, always providing
that said belligerent has the needful
with which to pay therewith.
Most certainly the United States
has sold a much larger quantity to
the allies during the present war than
to Germany and Austria but that was
only due to the fact that, in the first
place, the allies represent more buy.
ers"and, in the second place, they were
better able to either insure safe de.
livery or were willing to carry from
A*, oriean ports to their own shores in
their own vessels.
Business is business and selling to
bclliegre#ts is just as justifiable as to
i'vaceful countries preparing for war.
That northern manufacturers who re-
fused that tremendous order some
months ago on humanitarian reasons
was too full of maykish sentiment to
earn the praise of any one.
No longer will rural hon^ymooners
and visitors from points south and
west who come to the metropolis in-
stead of or on the way to Niagara
Falls be edified and horrified by the
Waxed figures of the famous and in
famous, past and present. The dance,
halls and Coney Island, however, are
stiTl on hand.
What will become of the celebrated
effigies Uses will doubtless be found
for them in various forms of advertis.
ing. Some of the handsome men and
pretty ladies among them are eady
spoken for as models for the clothing
trade. It may seem a come down for
Mary, Queen of Scots to advertise the
latest styles in dresses but—all things
And it is, on the whole, much more
satisfactory to see the living, moving
forms of the great and near.great
going about their business upon the
movie screens than to see their still
figures carved and tinted in however
1-6 like wax. It is an age of energy
and motion. Good.bye Eden Musee!
There is indeed but little defense
that tan be made of war. Even tho e
of us who cling lovingly to old tradi.
tions and old customs and are un-
comfortable in the change to the new
order cannot but agree that it is
horrible usel ss affair, unnecessary
and absolutely unchristian.
On the above date the Frisco Rail,
road will have a packing demonstra-
tion car at Hugo, Thursday, July 8.
This car will be equipped with facil.
ities for showing the very best, meth-
od picking, packing and grading the
The work will be in charge cf Mr^
Ashleigh P. Boles, Frisco Horticul-
All growers and shippers of peaches
are invited to take part in the meet,
ing. Each grower will have an op-
portunity to grade and pack some
The car will be open at 9 a. m. and
remain open all day.
Now that the Yale oarsmen have
recovered from an attack of ptomaine
poisoning they should be in condition
to "eat up" Harvard.
Australians didn't like the looks of
Young Abe Attell's clash with Jack
Clune, and his end of the purse was
donated to the Belgian relief fund.
Later he was provided with transpor-
tation back to the States.
George Sisler, star pitcher and
fielder and leading batsman of~ the
Michigan university team, has turned
down an offer from the Pittsburg Pi.
fates, preferring a Berth with the
Cleveland Indians. That's a horrible
finish for a college graduate.
Kvidently Cedar Rapids, la., coppers
can't distinguish the difference be-
tween- champion golf players and o
dinary human beings when any rough
stuff is pulled on the street. "Chick'
Evans holds" to the same opinion.
WANTED—Two young men to run
on passenger trains. Apply lo Sam
Preston. Frisco passenger station..
Hugo, Okla.—Best 200 acre farm In
Choctaw County, located five miles
northwest of Hugo, good water, flno
orchards and house and nice state
For Sale: Also the vacant lot and
business building located on Jackson
street, adjoining the Webb Hotel.
Make terms to suit purchaser. Our
reason for offering the above property
for sale. We are liquidating our
entire interest in both business and
real estate now owned by our linn,
address. FULLER BROTHERS, Big
Stone Gap, Va. d-w_Je22.
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WCRK8 A COPPING
Attorneys at Law «
' Rooms 6 and 6 Darrougf- Building •
Don't overlook the Red Sox now that
the speed merchant Joe Wood has
arrived with his fine line of tease
include the "smoke" ball, '•emery'
ball and "licorice" ball.
' Either Villa or Carranza will have
to join the Annanias Club. Both now
claim the battle of Leon.
here and Hugo has no ambulance yet
Maybe a noiseless Fourth will be a
The Cologne Volkezeitung says that
submarine war will go on regardless
of Bryan or Lansing as secretary of
state and that American vessels en.
tering the war zone will go at their
own risk. German press censorship
must be getting very lax or else the
Kaiser is like Barkis.
Try Husonian want ads.
A DAILY LESSON IN HISTORY.
100 Years Ago Today.
1815—The British under Wellington
repulsed the French under Ney
at Quatre Bras. On the same
day Napoleon attacked the
Prussians under Blucher and.
Jubilee of Madison Square Garden.
New York, June 16.—A bench pol-
isher in Madison Square remarked this
morning that the gilded statue of
Diana atop ot Madison Square Garden
appeared to be posing with an untis.
ually proud air today. Perhaps the
scantily clad lady was aware of the
fact that today was the 25th birthday |
of the famous building1 and tower to J
which her charms have given addition
Twenty-five years ago tonight some
17,000 New Yorkers filled Madison
Square Garden for the formal opening
of the ''world's largest place
amusement.'' A gorgeous spectacle,
with Edouard Strauss and his famous
orchestra, was the initial attraction.
Since that time the big amphitheatre
has been the home of a wide variety
of attractions, ranging from the fash-
ionable horse show and the dazzling
circus performances to exhibitions of
prize cats and the annual six day bike
races. At present the Garden is given
over ttr the "movies," and as usual the
show is the biggest affair of its kind
in the world. At the time of its open-
ing, as at present, the big structure
includes a theatre as well as the mam.
moth exhibition arena. Later came
the opening of the roof garden, which
attained wide notoriety as the scene of
the Thaw.White tragedy.
Eventful Week for This Iowa Miss.
Des Moines, la., June 16.—To re-
ceive a university diploma and a mar
riage certificate in the same week is
to be the rare experienc of pretty
Miss Louise Clarke, who is among the
graduates at the State University of
Iowa today. Tomorrow evening, at
the home of her mother in this city,
Miss Clarke will become the bride of
Jesse B. Hawley, a Chicago bond deal-
er, and coach of the Iowa university
football eleven. Bishop Sumner of
Oregon, an intimate friend of Mr.
Hawley was to have performed the
marriage ceremony, but this fi<ature
of the arrangements has been aban.
doned because of the Bishop's recent
Ambassador Naon at Illinois.
Urbana, 111., June 16.—One of the
most brilliant commencement weeks
in the history of the University of II.
linois was brought to a close with the
graduation exercises today. President
James presented the diplomas and
Dr. Romulo S. Naon, Argehtine ambas.
sudor to the United States, delivered
the address to the graduates.
DR. W. D. REED
Lady in attendance. R.-jboj ij
to II Vreeland Building. Offict-
phona 861; residence phone 524
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• EDWIN A. EL LINGHAUSEN
1 Attorney at Law
' bright Bldg. Hugo, Okla.
It E. STEPHENSON
Attorney at Law
■ Rooms 10-11 Darrough Build.'lg
C. J. HOLLOWAY
(Shull-By waters Bldg.)
• I can please those who want
• the best there la in dentlatry.
DB. C. A. THOMPSON •
Office In Vreeland Bull ling •
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DEAD LETTER LIST, HUGO, OKLA.
D- A. 8TOVALL
Attorney at Law •
* Spring Building Phone III •
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List of letters remaining in the
Hugo Post Office unclaimed for the
week ending June 13, 1915. It not
called for in two weeks will be sent
to the Dead Letter Office, Washing,
ton, D. CT
Arnold, Mrs. W. B.
Bozarth, Mrs. Grace.
Cooper, H. F.
Foster, Miss Suley
Gipson, Miss Syrilla V. B.
Granberry, C. M.
Head, Miss Ardo
Marchel, J. W. <
Perkins D. . '*%?
Stuart, Miss Nellie, 2
Tiner, Tom \ : '
Waters, Miss Ida ' j''
Wilson, Mrs. J. M. - • >
Wortham, T. W.
Advertised June 15th, 1915. J. W.
I.arecy, P. M.
When calling for p' ovc letters,
please say (Advertised.)
tions at Hugo Ledge No
117 A. T. & A. M. second
and fourth Monday
each month. Visiting
krathren cordially Invlt
W. H. KING. W. M.
Kdgar Stevens. Secretary
To Drive Out Malarl!
And Build Up Tho System
Take the Old Standard GROVE'S
TASTELESS chill TONIC. You know
what you are taking, as the formula i*
"Inted on every label, showing It fc
linine and Iron in a tasteless form
rhe Quinine drives out malaria, the
Iron build9 up the system
B. P. O. E.
Meeting every Weo-
uesday night. Hall and
club rooms on Duke
D. A. STOVALL.
V. SENNER, Sec.
First Published in the Hugo Dally
Husonian June 4, 1915. lot.
Notice of Sale of Chattels.
By virtue of an execution to me dl.
rected and delivered. Issued out of
the District Court, of Choctaw County,
Oklahoma, In an action In said court,
wherein Leonard Engle is plaintiff and
Ed L. Reed Is defendant, I will on tho
15th day of June, 1915, between the
hours of nine o'clock a. m., and four
o'clock p. m., of said date at the front
door of said court house in county
aforesaid offer at public sale, to tho
highest bidder for cash in hand, on
the following described property, to.
Americana, In 20 volumes—three-
quarter Perslon Morocco.
Said property being levied on as tho
said property of Ed L. Reed and taken
on eexcutlon In favor of Leonard En-
Dated this the 3rd jay of June
W. L. LOFTIN,
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