The Calumet Chieftain (Calumet, Okla.), Vol. 11, No. 6, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 5, 1918 Page: 4 of 8
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THE NEWS OF SEVEN
DAYS IN ALL LANDS
A new offensive has been launched
by Field Marshal HalK from the east
of Arras on the Searpe river, and
southward to the Cojeul. All along
the front the British and Canadians
pressed forward, at some places to a
depth of more than two miles, and
captured a half dozen or more vil-
lages, among them MonchyLe-Preux,
Guemappa and Vancourt.
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The French again are hammering
Hway at the environs of Roye, one of
the strong points of the Sonnne-Oise
front, the capture of which doubtless
would cause the giving up by he ene-
my of the entire salient from the
Somme in the north, to Noyon.
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On some parts of the northern bat-
tle front the British have reached
points a thousand yards from the old
Iiindenburg line, which seems strong
ly held. In addition to crossing the
Albert-Bapaume Koad at many places,
the British have made progress south-
ward for a considerable distance, with
the cavalry operating in front of the
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have arrived on the southeastern end
of the western front, a number of
Austro-IIungarian units having been
captured by French patrols in the
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Over (he fifty-mile battle front
from the region of Arras to the north
of Soissons, the German armies are
meeting with defeats which apparent-
ly spell disaster. Everywhere the
British and French forces have con-
tinued on the attack, the enemy has
been sanguinarily worsted. And the
end of Ills trials is not yet in sight.
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The French troops in their recent
fighting crossed the Divette River in
the region of Evricourt and made
progress to the east of Bagneux and
to the west of Crecy-au-Mont, lying
north of Soissons, according to the
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The retreat of the Germans before
both the Third and Tenth French
armies continues with Increased speed
over a large part of the battle front,
and in some cases in disorder. So
hot on their heels was the French ad-
vance guard that the Germans had no
time to destroy the bridges behind
I hem over the Oise.
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The town of Albert, eighteen miles
northeast of Amiens on the Ancre
River, has been recaptured by the
British who also have attained all
their objectives in the fighting be-
tween Bray-sur-Somme and Albert, ac-
cording to the official communication
from Field Marshal Haig.
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Nation-wide "bone dry" prohibition,
effective July 1, 1919, and continuing
during the war at least, looms as a
strong probability through compro-
mise negotations in„ congress. Pres-
ident Wilson was represented as not
opposing the legislation.
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Loss of a naval seaplane with her
crew of three, including Ensign Don-
ald C. I'ero, in collision with another
seaplane off Fire island, New York,
has been announced by the Navy De-
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Food Administrator Hoover has re-
lumed to his office after spending sev-
eral weeks in Europe, more optimistic
over the general situation of the Al-
lies, both military and economic, than
at any time since the beginning of
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Terms of the commercial treaty re-
cently signed by the Entente Allies
The Ford Motor Company has of-
fered its thirty-one as einbling and
service plants in various parts of the
country to the government, it was an-
nounced at Detroit. One of the East-
ern plants already has been accepted
by the government.
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With an average of more than 850
patients In the main hospital daily at
the Great Lakes naval training sta-
tion there has not been a death re-
corded from natural causes in si*
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Former President Theodore Roose-
velt, accompanied by Mrs. Roosevelt,
arrived in Springfield, 111., recently
and spoke at the state fair grounds at
exercises commemorative of the draft-
ing, 100 years ago, of the first consti-
tution of Illinois.
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Three men are known to have been
killed and two others are missing and
are believed to have been blown to
hits as a result of the explosion of
two tank cars of gasoline, which were
derailed at Dola, near Clarksburg,
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The United States will share with
(he Allies their sacrifice of food as
well as blood in the cause of world
democracy, declared Herbert C. Hoov-
er, federal food administrator, on his
arrival in New York, en route to
Washington, after a brief visit to
England and France.
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Between thirty and thirty-five per-
sons wree killed and more than one
hundred were injured by the tornado
which struck Tyler, Minn., about 10
o'clock the other night and tore the
town to pieces in a twinkling. Twen-
ty-seven bodies have been Identified.
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S. L. Francis, a farmer living north
of Orlando, Okla., was burned to
death while burning weeds in his
yard. He was crippled and was over-
come by the flames when he dropped
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Explosion of a depth charge on
the IT. S. S. Orizaba at sea on August
17 killed Lieut. Commander William
Price Williamson and three enlisted
men, and wounded Commander R. D.
White and eighteen men. A report
on the accident has just reached the
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The Union Station bauk, at St.
Louis, with deposits of $1,800,000, did
not open for business recently, and
it was announced the bank was in the
hands of State Bank Commissioner
Enright. Of the total deposits $732,.
•142 were savings deposits. Bank ex
aminers began an investigation a
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Two Americans who arrived at El
Paso from the interior of Mexico
confirmed reports received previously
that a passenger train was wrecked
by bandits at Canatlan, Duranago, and
ninety passengers and soldiers killed
and sixty injured. Many were women
The Rev. J. T. Terry, a Methodist
minister of Russellville, Ala., charged
with killing Dr. Thomas Hughes in Oc
tober, 1917, was pronounced guilty ol
first degree murder by the jury aftei
it had been out six hours. Terry was
sentenced to life imprisonment.
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Private Frank Falcone, Battery B
Fourteenth Field Artillery, stationed
at Fort Sill, shot and probably fatally
wounded his 17-year old wife and
then sliot and killed himself at theii
home in Lawton. Jealousy led to the
shooting, according to the police.
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Australian troops during the recent
fight captured a heavy German 280-
millimeter (11.02 inches) gun. From
a captured document it appears that
tliis gun with a range of more than
eighteen miles, had been intended for
use in tho bombardment of Amiena.
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The steamer Eric, of six hundred
tons, has been sunk by shell fire, pre-
sumably by the same submarine
I Notes Ills-
THE ROLL OF HONOR
Corp. W. W. Kell, Oklahoma City,
Pvt. Ethan A Stone, Snyder, killed
Pvt. Karnest E. Wilcher, Durant,
Pvt. Joseph Bitsco, Tulsa, wounded.
Pvt. John Kerr, Frederick, severely
Pvt. Harry E. Roberts, Pawnee,
Pvt. Frank P. Hartman, Noble, kill-
ed in action.
Pvt. Arthur M. Brown, Dacoma, se-
Pvt. Herbert S. Evans, McAlester,
died from accident.
Pvt. Fred Idlett, Marlow, killed in
Pvt. Leon W. Gordon, Tulsa, killed
Pvt. Grover Sullivan, Pryor, killed
Pvt. Claud H. Butler, Newby, wound-
Pvt. Henry Covey, Russellville, se-
Pvt. Howard J. Piper, Enid, wound-
Pvt. Arthur Hyatt, Bartlesville,
tiled of wounds.
Pvt. Charles E, Burke, Madill, died
Pvt. Elonzo Sinclair, Wapanucka,
Pvt. Claude E Parson, Maple, se-
Pvt. Albert Wegner, Cogar, missing.
Corp. Wm. F Caraway, Shawnee se-
Corp. Chas. A. Stark, Bartlesville, |
Pvt. Oscar T. Galle, Elmore, missing. ' war conditions
Pvt. Geo. R. Boclier, Tuttle, missing.
Pvt. Levy B. Laferry, Brooken, se-
Pvt. Luther S. Melton, Lawton, se-
Pvt. Jack Ozmont, Red Oak, wound-
Pvt. James W, Higgs, Wybark,
Pvt. Geo. P. Lyne, Tishomingo,
Pvt. Sam Black, Marietta, wounded
Pvt. Ashley Wilson, Lone Wolf,
killed In action
Pvt. Jeff Cook, Lutie, wounded se-
Pvt. Theodore Peterson
Pvt. Ira A. Bonnell, Goltry, killed
Pvt. Luther Browning, Elgin, kill-
ed in action.
Pvt. Avery E Markham, Okmulgee,
wounded severely. .
Pvt. J. H. Bolin, Watts, wounded
Pvi. Mitchel Merryman, Ada, wound-
Corp. Pettus W. McLaughlin. Nor-
man, wounded degree undetermined.
Corp. William L. Turner, Anadarko,
wounded degree undetermined.
Sept. 11-13, Atoka County talr. Atoka.
->ept. 1.-2U. liucKliuui County U".
C'.'e*pt .12-14, 1'lama County lair. Waton-
* ..ept. 12-14, Caddo County" fair. Ana-
durko. , , EM
s>ei>t. 16-18, Canadian County lair,
Keno. , . , rd-
12-15, Carter County fair, ai
cfipt. 24-28, Choctaw county rair, **
Comanche County fair,
Cotton County fair, \Val-
supt. 12-14, Custer County tair, Thorn*
9-12, Grady County fair.
riept. 9-12, Grady County iair. Chick
:sept. 12-14, Haskell County lair, bug
.sept. 4-7, Jackson County lair. Altus, j
Sept. 12-14, Johnston County f*ir, iifeu-
o mm go. # .
.Sept. 11-14, Jefferson County iair,
Sept. 10-14, Kay county fair, New-
kirk. , ,.rll
Sept. 13-14, Latimer County fair. Wil-
Sept. 12-14, LeFlore County fair, l o-
Sept. 17-20, Logan County (Cimarron
Valley fair),• Guthrie. , .
S*pt. 12-14, L'Ae County fair, Marlet-
Sept. G-7, Marshall County fair. Madill
Oct. 2-4, Nowata County fair. Nowata,
Sept. 17-18, Oklahoma County fair. Ok-
lahoma City. „ ,
Sept. lti-D, Osage County lair, raw-
Sept. 6-20, Pottawatomie County fair,
Sept. 10-13, Stephens County fair, Dun-
I Sept. 9-12, Tillman County fair, Fred-
Sept. 2f)-28, Wagoner County fair, Wag-
Sept. 24-28, Washington County fair,
Oct. 22-24, Waukomis Community fair
Sept. 17-19, Woods County fair, Da-
Health Was Shattered
South Boston Woman Tells
How She Suffered Before
Doan's Cured Her.
'I was in awful shape from lqjlney
disease," .ays Mr,. W. F. SterritC *i7
Dorchester Ave., South Boston, Mass.
"My health was shattered ajid I would
often fall in a heap. Had someone
stabbed me in the back with a knife,
the pains could not have been wonae.
"I lost thirty pounds,
was terribly nerveaw
and could not do my
,pells came on and my
feet end limbs swelled
so badly 1 coulikit wear
my shoes, l'uffy sacs
came under my eyes,
my skin looked sJiiay
slid the impression oi a
linger left a deot that
remained for some time.
"My kidneys were in awful shape
and it seemed that I had to pass tile
secretion, every hour. The passages
were scant and terribly dastreaang.
I was feverish at night and perspjuenl
"I was discouraged until told ab*w
Doan's Kidney Pills They brought
improvement from the first and
about a dozen boxes cured me. Sly
cure has lasted."
G# Doan's *1 Anr Stors. 60* a Bo*
FOSTER-M1LBURN CO, BUFFALO, ft, V.
Pvt Henry G. Gentry, Manitou,
Pvt. Buck Girty, Webbers Falls,
wounded degree undetermined.
Pvt. Will Jones, Eufaula, wounded
Pvt. Amos Wasson. Muldrow, wound-
ed, degree undetermined.
Pvt. Enoch F. Proctor, Maud, miss-
ing in action.
Pvt. Daniel D Boone, Delhi, missing.
J. W. Stowe, residing north of Fred
erick, across the line in Kiowa couu
ty, is in receipt of a message from tht
war department that his son, Ethan
Allen Stowe, was killed in France or
Lieut. Hugh V. McDermott, formoi
university football star and captain
elect of the University of Oklahoma
football team, was injured when his
airplane at Kelly field fell 800 feet in
a tail spin.
The Greer county free fair directors
have decided to hold no fair in Gree:
county this year owing to crop ant
This is the first time
in many years Greer county has miss
ed holding its free fair.
Fire raging for three hours destroy-
ed the west wing of the Emerson pub
lie school building at Oklahoma City
The loss was estimated at $50,000. It
is believed the fire originated by spon
tanious combustion In an oil mop.
A proposed Increase of $1 on the ton
for ice, f. o. b. Altus, by the Altus Ice
and Fuel Company was denied by
Judge C. B. Ames, state food adininis
trator. The company propsed tc
advance its price from $4 to $5 pel
H. H. Anderson and A. H. Wallac
Washita, | are dead and four other men—John
S. Graham, oil man; E. B. Wallance
W. A. Hecke and John C. Higgins—
are in a hospital as a result of ar
automobile accident on a country road
east of Enid.
Herman Wilfong, a farmer living in
the southern part of Greer county is
dead and Doss Moore, a neighbor, is
held in the Greer county jail on a
charge of murder as a result of trou
ble which followed a quarrel over the
trespassing of stock.
So serious is the drouth situation
! and the attendant scarcity of feed ol
I all kinds in the drouth stricken sec
tions of the southwes part of thf
state, farmers, who are unable to ol>
tain stocn feed and water, are eithei
giving their livestock away or selling
it as a sacrifice.
Rough on Pa.
Father—What does the teaeher say
about your poor arithmetic w««k2
Willie—She says she'd ratker you
wouldn't help me with it.—Boston
Glrlai Make beauty lotion at
home for a few cents. Try ttl
! STATEHOUSE BREVITIES
jind Sweden, and which is expected to
diminish the sending of supplies to j which sent four fishing schooners to
Germany, were made public at New
York by Axel R. Nordvall, head of
the special commission of the Swed-
ish government to the United States.
It gives to the Allies 100,000 tons of
deadweight shipping and 2 million
tons of Swedish iron ore.
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Prospects for a slightly higher price
for sugar to the consumer in the near
future, were forecast by the food ad-
ministration recently in announcing
that the sugar equalization board, in
order to minimize inequalities between
prices of the old an new crops, will
purchase all sugar at the old price and
resell to the holders at the new price.
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Health conditions among troops in
the United States were very satisfac-
tory during the week ending August
16, the War Department announced.
The death rate was 2.71, a decrease
from the previous week. Total deaths
the bottom off St. Flerre, N. F. Five
of the crew of the Eric, which sailed
from St. Johns. Newfoundland, were
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Czechoslovak and anti-Bolshevik
forces have reoccupied the town of
Kazan, on the River Volga, says a
Moscow dispatch to the Weser Zel
tung of Bremen. The Bolshevik were
forced to retreat after heavy fighting.
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"The fine victories of the past weeks
have definitely decided the fortunes
of war," says M. Clemenceau. the
French premier, in a message thank
Ing the departmental councils whic
voted congratulations to the govern
ment on the trend of the war.
Reports from Finland say that Trot-
zky is at Helsingfors and Lenine, the
Bolshevist premier, is on a German
ship bound for Reval. German press
reports state that Lenine is still at
Moscow and Trotzky at the front.
Names of Americans cited by Gen-
eral Pershing for distinguished serv-
ice in his communique included Lieut.
Harry C. Barnes of Tulsa.
T. S. Sweeney, Eufaula feed and
four dealer, who pleaded guilty to a
charge of making excess profits on
mill feed, must advertise the fact that , Washington for the purchase of sev
eral thousand acres of Chickasaw and
Choctaw land In the Kiamichi moun
tains for use as a state game pre
An average general increase of $1 a
month for all classes of service but
long distance was granted to eighteen
telephone companies by the corpora
Negotiations have been opened be
tween the state board of affairs and
the department of the interior at
Squeeze the juice of two lomsws tato
t bottle containing three own*e of
orchard white, shake well, aari you
have a quarter pint of the best fre«Me,
sunburn and tau lotion, ai*l otm*1!
ion whltener, at Tery, very wkiJR «wt
Tour grocer has the hwaoon and
any drug store or toilet counter wHi
supply three ounces of orehajrd \oM e
for a few cents. Massage this kvkv***
fragrant lotion into the faoe, iwwk.
arms and hands and see how 1
sunburn and tan disappear a«wl k<>w
Slear, soft and white the skin lHN«owe*t
fes 1 It is harmless.—Adv.
SOMETHING HE WON'T F09GET
Soldier's Folishness in Usmg His
Mask Bag for f\0ail Pouch Nearly
Cost Him His Life.
Don't carry anything in
mask bag that doesn't bcloar *tar
That Isn't a general order, to* * *'
fruit of at least one man's expwtaww.
Ho had gone over the top h a n
trol. Somebody snielled gas; • went
the masks. He bit into it, rie « *> *
nose on tight, and started to Wnwrth*1
That Is, he tried to. For sew** a$K>u
lzing minutes lie struggled get wtae.
through it. And then he H was
a false alarm.
Thanking his stars that It tiu^si t
been a real attack to be iixtm«fd
a safety appliance that was i s
gerous as the German piaMi tew*, he
went to his lieutenant at ti* Urn*
portunity and told him that «s<
The lieutenant loked at it.
"What's tills?" he asked.
From the slot at the bas stf tfce
respirator he drew a pestenrd *l* t Wid
"Now try it," he said.
It worked. That inau ism't —c Wn
mask bag as a mail pouek ttuy «re.—
Stars and Stripes.
Conviction of Tom Smart in the dis
hs violated regulations of the food ad
ministration and refund all overcharg-
es. according to a decision of C. B.
Ames, state food administrator
Judge Samuel W. Hayes, has ac-
cepted the state chairmanship of the
Oklhoma committee of the war camp | trlct court of Ad"ir county and his sen
community service. H A. Lane, late tence for life imprisonment on a
of Bartlesville, who came to Oklaho- charge of murder were affirmed ' / the
ma City to become secretary of the criminal court of appeals. In May
utility bureau, has accepted the sec- I 1915, Smart shot and killed John Saun
retaryshlp of the state committee. I ders, a constable, who with other of
I ficers the 1RW' went to arrest Smart
Confirmation of the action of the ; jn the mountajns near Proctor for boot
rector general of railroads in author- legging
lzing a special rate of shipments of
straw into the drouth stricken coun- ! Judge Edward D. Oldfield of Okla-
ties In Oklahoma was received from | homa City, will deny the petition ol
B. F. Bush, railroad regional director 1 H. M. Sinclair, former secretary ol
at St Louis. Mr. Bush advises that I the socialist party in Oklahoma, thai
straw and other feed stuff destined for | he be seated as a member of the
drouth stricken counties will be billed state election board In commenting
t the regular tariffs and consigned to ; on the depositions, Oldfield said thai
some authorized representative of the | a great deal of the matter contained
federal or state departments of agri- j in them was incompetent evidence and
culture. Later 50 per cent of the rate j rhat had the state contested the case,
will be refunded I the court could have ruled them out
"The young officer «ver tiiers looks
like he was submerged l Ifcls
"Naturally; he's n sob
(Made of Cork)
Taste "twice as
Mood now cause
I know -they
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