The Daily Ardmoreite. (Ardmore, Okla.), Vol. 20, No. 222, Ed. 1 Thursday, June 25, 1914 Page: 1 of 8
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AKDMORE OK LA THURSDAY JUNE 25 1914.
IH VILLA'S HANDS
CITY TAKEN BY THE REBELS AT
SUNSET TUESDAY AFTER FOUR
DAYS OF FIGHTING
HIS OFFICIAL REPORT
Federals Lost Four Thousand Dead
Two Thousand Wounded and Five
Thousand Prisoners Remnants of
Garrison to Aguas Calientes.
Zacatt-cas June 23. (Delayed in
translation) Villa eapt' this
city Tuesday at sunset '0
days of fighting lie officially repo. Cl
the federal dead as four thousand the
wounded two thousand and the cap-
tured five thousand prisoners.
Twelve cannon nine trains two car-
loads of rifle ammunition and cannon
shell six thousand Mauser rifles and
much provisions were also captured.
Villa etimates his own dead at five
hundred w ith eight hundred wounded.
Villa rays "Alter four days' hard
atta.k. today's Mas a decisive one.
The enc'iiy numbering fourteen thou-
sand were completely defeated by my
forces. The enemy who escaped went
toward Aguas Calientes after dyna-
miting the post office state treas-
urer's office and stamp and revenue
building. These explosions killed .many
of our men and destroyed the greater
$ part of the city. The federals de-
i stroyed every fort."
Villa complimented General Natera
for his heroism In the fighting.
The constitutionalists scaled hill af-
ter hill some so steep that the men
crawled on their hands and knees
having their rifles handed up after
them. All the while they were under
machine gun fire. Heaps of dead lie
all over the mountain sides.
Villa who was always in the van
had five officers wounded about him.
The fighting was hand to hand for
four days. No accurate account of
the (lead has been made. The federal
recruits made a desperate resistance.
Kl Paso Toxas. June 23. Zac:i!e-
cas reports say that Constitutionalist
C neral Hudriiuc died of winnls
n ceivwi in the fighting there.
Washington June 21. An amen l-i-ient
v. a inserted in the Indian up-
p:t priati( n bill passed by the s :i-
ate today that seeks to render void
a!i contracts with claimants now or
hdeafur Applying for enrollment ps
i:embcis of the rive Ciili.ed Tribes
uiiliSi t!io sam? .'kali have been rp-
provrd in advance by the 1'niti d
Stites. and no property received by
a claimant as the result of his en-
roihiHt t wi'h one (f the tribes sh.u!
be enr tiiibi re J by reason of r.ny cca-
trad unless approved in advance by
the T'nit'd States. It is also made
ait oUVn-e puni.-hable by a fine of
f r 00 or iuij ri-'onnietit for Fix months
or bo.'u. to at '.en.pt to collect upon
'i sr.ch ron'ii'ct other than as ?pecifi((l
j by la v. The bill as passed carries
appro; mi icr.s oi $iuu'ieu".
The provision strikes directly r.t
the c.r rract-i n ndins in the Misss-
sij.pi Clioctaw claim which was be-
foic the senate for final vole todiy.
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1 :: WEATHER FORECAST
Xv Oilcans La. June 23.
The weather forecast for Okla-
homa for tonight and Fridiy is
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The Lowery-Westheimer Case
The entire day lias been consumed
in hearing testimony of witnesses in
the Lowery-Westheimer case and from
imu array ol witnesses yet to be ex
amined it is believed that the case
will not bo to the jury before Satur
day afternoon as the attorneys are
to make the arguments after the wit
nesses have all been examined.
This uise is being hotly contested
from the fact that it involves some
very valuable land in the very heart
of the oil fields and upon which sev
eral producing wells are already in
CANDIDATES WILL HOLD ONE IN
GRAHAM TOWNSHIP ABOUT
THE 15TH OF JULY.
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mi: KiuiillltU' n HIV I
a: the Chaiii.. of Commerce rooms
ye:-tirday afternoon and decided upon
having a big picnic and barbecue
somewhere mar the center or Graham
township at a point to be decided
later cu or about the 13ih of Jul v.
They all pled.r-l tin mselvcs to de
fray the expenses of the picnic and
c en the rolls for subscriptions. They
derided to leave the rolls in the
hands of 1". K. West si cretary of
i hi Chamber of Commerce and desire
i 'j state through this paper that anv
candidate desiring to contribute to-
waid this and they are all expected
to will go to the Chamb' r of Com
merce rooms and leave tnelr money
with the secretary who has agreed
to act as treasurer for the candidates.
The candidates say that everyone
attending this picnic will get scni'?-
thing for their trouble besides a lot
of superheated atmosphere that the
bai becue and fixin's will be abun-
dant and fine and there will be lots
of good things to eat and drink no-
EVERYTHING IN READINESS FOR
HIS RECEPTION WILL BE Al
WHITE CITY IN AFTERNOON.
All arrar.getn 'tits have been nia ir-
tor lie reception of Hon. Robert
Williams candidate for the demo-
cratic nominal ion for governor w ho
is to address the citi.i ns here to-
morrow ni;;!ii at the west front of
the cmrt lionise at S : :5 0 o'clock. M ..
Williams will arrive in the morning
ami tne day wt'l lie spent in the va-
rii us precincts of the county outside
i lie city. His principal out-of-town
address w ill be d iivei td at Wliite
City to the oil nu n who reside there
and this meeting has been extensively
advertised and a big crowd io ex
Seats will be ananged at the west
front of the court house tomorrov
right for the conwnhnc? of the peo-
I Ie and it will be much more comfort-
able than being in a hall where the
heat is almost unl earahle. Tile local
Williams club will have charge of 1!k
affair and will do everything possible
to have a successful ineejin?:. They
especially urg? t very voter in the
ccunly to come out and Ik ar Jude
Williams state his position on lssie.:
that .".re of vital ii.terest to the tax-
I"". l is of the state.
OWEN HILL REPORTED.
3et.ats Banking ar.d Currency Com-
mittee Rco-Vts on Owen Bill.
Wa.hincton i). C June 2"). Tie?
scnata bankin:; and currency emu-
nrtlee order. .1 a favorable rvnnrt or;
tlie Owen bill f.;r federal rur datie.i
of sto-.'k c'xli mges.
Herring Here Saturday. j
Saturday .Tun.; 27. at Z-'m p. n
F. R lieriiig. cardidatt? for governor.'
v. ill speak in Ardmere. "Tuxes muM !
it j b' re. lucid" is his campaign slogan j
KJMe i making on an average r.f I
' thee speeches a day and is dravvia-
crowds wic'iewr he goes.
l yiMMnMwi.;. . -V t$
JUDGE R- L. WILLIAMS
Hear HOP. WI1.1JAMS. candidate for Coventor on the Court House
Lawn 1'riday night. Seats will be provided. It's where the South breezes
blow ami you will bear a speech of vital Interest to every Oklahoman.
TIIK AltDMORIO WILLIAMS CLCR.
WILSON SAYS MEXICAN OUTLOOK
IS MORE PROMISING NOW THAN
Washington I). C June 2."). -Alter a
conference with Secretary Rryan oday
Wilson authorized the statement that
the Mexican outlook is more promts
ing than ever before.
This opinion is based en the signing
of tlie protocols last night and the
capture of Znc.atecns.
'Tlie administration officials say thai
the capture of Zacatecas increases Vil
la's importance and that he is expect
eil to help toward tin- settlement.
It is reported ti at President Wilson
lias sent Herbert l'rewn of Washin;.
ton to confer with Canana.
Protocols Are Signed.
Niagara Falls. June L'.V Protocol -were
signed last night by the media
tors and th"1 delegates of l!u.rta an I
the I'nited States which pn pare tin
way for a complete settlement of the
Mexican difficulties. The protocols set
That the I'nited States and Argen-
tina RraI and Chile the mediating
countries shall rccogni.o the new
provisional government and that
thenceforth diplomatic relations be-
tween the I'nited States ond Mexico
shall be resumed.
That the I'nited States demands no
indemnity nnd does not further exact
satisfaction for any of tlie incidents
connected with the patrol of Mexican
waters and invasion of the country.
That a commission shall he appoint-
ed to adjust private claims growing
out of tlie revolution and international
The protocols were drafted early j
today and their phraseology tele-1
Ci-::phu5 to Washington for aproval.
Carranza to Laredo
Wa.-hmgto'i r. C June ti"). Car-
ranza is planning to go to Laredo very
:oon to get into direct touch with the
(or.-Ctutiovalist agents here and dis-
( uss mediation.
Predicts 3iisines3 Revival.
.;hi:i :tnn. il.
C . June 23. Prcf-i-nfternoon
is on the ere of
ihat t'ne country
a creat business
Ty Cobti Frys Fine.
Detroit. Mich. June 23. Ty Cobb
pi. adi d guilty to disturbing the pence
t.nd piid a fine of $30 today.
SAiS CO LLEGE
GET FEDERAL I
FORMER PRESIDENT OF A. & M
COLLEGE ISSUES STATEMENT
Oklahoma City. Okla.. June :'l.-.l
II. Council lately president of tin
Oklahoma Agricultural and Median
icii I College has given out a statement
in which h" says that there have boei.
erroneous: statements and puhlication.-
regarding the relations la '.ween tlu
college and the department of agricu!
jure at Washington.
"The fact is" said Mr. ( 'c.iinellV
statement "no money has In en lost
thus far ami none need he loM to the
college or tlie state. Any group m
i n il showing proper legal : faudili); a -a
Mate board of agriculture for Oklti
bourn can collect all the money dm
; m! payable to the college from tie.
i deral guvei'iiiiieiit for the fi-ca! year
'"he aino'.'.ut due is iL'.."iii'i ami ion
i-ts of three (uai"teriy in. -t-illmi lit
(:' il :"u" t a'.Ii and is known as t;..
experiment station fniiii-; proviiled 1 1
iler the Hatch and Adams act. These
funds were withheld by the national
department of agriculture en account
of uncertainly as to what men legally
constituted our state board of agricul-
ture. In raising this iuoMion the
Washington officials were entirely
correct as they could not determine
the man who should receive tlie money
as the responsible treasurer of the
Mr. Council says further:
"Regarding those vague and unsup-
ported ulicgations made concerting
the refusal of the college to cooperate
with the federal authorities in farm
demonstration work and related sub-
jects it should satisfy all concerned
tn point to the records on file which
I show that a plan of co-operation was
I submitted to Washington authorities
j as agreed to jointly by the president
' of tlie college and the state agent in
charge of the federal w ork in Oklaho-
j ma. This agreed plan was never final-
! iy considered or disposed of by the
authorities in Washington. N'o plan of
j co-operation has ever been presenteJ
j to the college by the authorities at
Cotton Indications Good.
T xas June 23. The Katy
announced that the cotton
crop in its territory is good but is
thrre weeks backward.
Wear Pob W.lllcins. candidate for
governor on tie court house lawn
MAYOR WOUNDED FRIEND
New York June L'1.- It was an-
nounced today that Mayor Mitchell
while target shooting last Saturday
dropped a pistol accidentally shoot-
ing former slate senator Reynolds
who is in a hospital. Reynolds will
Will Publish Correspondence.
Washington. 1). ('. June L'."i. Tin
correspondence with Japan over th
California alien land law will be pub
lished simultaneously tomorrow in the
United States and Japan.
AND "SQUIRE" WISEMAN SAYS
THAT THEY ARE GOING TO
HAVE IT RIGHT HERE IN CITY.
"Squire" W. T. Wiseman the sage
of Joiner City and astute politician
of the western portion of tlie county
is in Hie city today making arrange-
ments for a bi;.r inciting of tlie county
candidates outside the city to con-
vene here some night to he agreed
upon in the 'io.tr future and mak
their wish s kn.ivvn to the people of
Atdniore in person
I-ast year the feature of tlie cam
paign was file meeting ()f the country
candidates at the Alrdome and so well
salisfiid were the boys from the
forks of creek with the reception
tendered them that they want to re-
peal. Mr. Wiseman has been compar-
ing dales Willi the candidates todav
and will select one that will not in-
n.rf;r' " lil anv oilier meeting in the
county. Tlie m 'cling will be held at
(lie west front of the court house and
unless all signs fail will be an cnlhu-
sii.slic gathering. A date probably
will be agreed upon before Mr. "Wise-
man leaves town this nfterno'on and
the affair given extensive publicity.
STATE SUPERINTENDENT OF PUB
LIC INSTRUCTION DELIVERED
DIPLOMAS TO SIXTY.
Slate Superintendent of public in
struction It. II. Wilson delivered .Mil
grade diplomas to sixty Carter county
pupils yesterday afternoon at the hl';h
i l.i.ol auditorium.
'1 lie devotional exercises were coll-
dreteil by Rev. C. It. Cray of the Ilroad
way Methodist church who also deliv-
ered an address to the students. Presi-
dent lleflner of the school board also
addressed the students and congr atu-1
laieu Do-in upon me inarieii success
they made during the past term.
Supe.lntemlent Wilson altera brief
address to the students delivered the .
diplomas to the following:
Xettie Hunter Minnie Kelley I!ea-
trice Stringer Iva Ellen Jones Wil-
liam Stubblelield Alonzo Vick Kmina
Carington Victoria Itaker Mattle Car-
riiigtoii F.lvia Pounds Kffio Corsble
I.ois Matkin ('has. Conley Mada Hill
(J. A. Jolly Alice Simpson Maudie
Duuum Key I.igon Troy Salver Pas
ter Coulter lola Peers Oma Patter-:
son. Jesse Walker Mae McFarland J
Dewey Card. Lee Terry Myrtie Dixon i
Grace Plankenship Joseph Pishon
P.rittie Cox Ruth Cox Peulah Kirk-
vatrick. Alice Parber Albert McFar-
land. .Roy Wheat Lula Walker Ora
Martin. Planks Jeffreys Pyron Grlsh-
am Josie Cannon I Tart well Kimble
('has. Akers Ozella Caldwell Ozella
Parker Vcnna Maye Parker Lyda
Clayton Willie Pitrch Verna Park M.
Liberates Many Convicts.
Austin Tex.i June 23 Governor
Cohiuitt tod iy liberated thiity con-
victs in advanc 1 Mages of tuberc't-
Chinese City Sacked.
Shanghai June 23. Kalgan
rorth of Pek'n. was sacked
n'ght.' No A 'tail are givui.
WIT TO DE HEARD
FOR BIG CONCERN
WHOLESALE CRY GOODS HOUSE
OF H. B. CLAFLIN & CO. IS IN
Over Extension of Credit to Retail
Houses Throughout Country which
Latter Could Not Meet Said to Be
New York June J3.-A flurry was
caused in the financial district to-
day when receivers wore iiuined for
the wholesale dry goods house of H.
II. Clallin K Co. here.
Over extension ;f credits is said to
be the cause. Rankers say that Hit-
many retail subsidiaries connected
with Clallin .vi Co. will not be af-
fected. The Clallin company controls
twenty-eight dry goods firms through
out the I'nile.i States. Nearlv Ihi-ee
thousand banks hold the paper ct
these stores. Clallin vl- Co. indorsed
nebs given by interior merchants
for goods sold by the Claflin com-
pany. These merchants were unable
to pay the notes on account of dull
business. This is (lie main cause of
the company's nrocnt trouble
Claflin it Co.'s liabilities arc $33-
"ho.llito aIltr assets $ 1 1 .000.000.
All Claflin stores throughout the
country will be closed temporarily.
Kansas City Store Closed. .
Kansus City Mo. June 23. Jones
store here n Claflin concern went
Into receivership today.
Four Joy Riders Killed.
Automobile Party Plunged Over Hun.
dred Fot Bluff to Death.
I.os Angeles Cal. June 23. TJirpe
women and ;ne man were killed when
their automobile plunged over a one
hundred foot bl iff to the ocean beach
COMPANIES CITED TO APPEAR
BEFORE COMMISSION TO MAKE
Oklahoma City. Okla. June 21 On
Instituted through tlie at
torney generals' oflice the corpora-
tion commission Monday afternoon
. .... .. Ul0 (.flt(.t o(
which is to prevent a contemplated cut
in the price of oil in the dishing field
from 73c to 33c a barrel.
In three orders the Magnolia Pipe
Line company the McMan Oil com-
pany the Chelsea Refining company
and the Milliken Itefining company
were directed to appear and show
cause why they should not be re-
strained from cutting the price and
i uie inree nisi nanieii wnv luev sou
not UoIli(1(J flirthr .X(mpUon frolll
..... nf tbe Yen.r.st.nrin l.iit
making oil pipe lines common carriers.
The Magnolia which contended that
it had too much oil in reserve to jus-
tify its buying in the Healdton field
was purchasing from the McMan con
pany at Cushing the hitter's surplus
production at 33 cents compared with
73 cents the price paid by the other
pipe lines. Tho McMan company was
bringing tho oil into dishing in its
C'OXTINTKD OX PAGIC FOFU
Washington D. C June 23. tt
An appropriation of $20000.00 tt
for continuation of building the tt
Ardmore post office was passed tt
:t by the house yesterday. it
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