The Oklahoma City Times (Oklahoma City, Okla.), Vol. 26, No. 229, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 7, 1915 Page: 6 of 8
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TEX OKLAHOMA CITY TIME.
HURSDAY JANUARY 7 1815.
Lightweights After Freddie Welsh.
DISEASE AND INSANITY
IS FOUND IN TRENCHES
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BY HERBERT COREY.
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Here ure the leading iniitMuilerii for
Out crown that Kreillrle Welah no
lliaklly holln Mom ptiile will upm-
!hat the almve luiy are hk irood If
lot better t tin n the iireenl wtirld't
rbatnplon. To uf them hare proved
the fact uikI the other two demon
fixated their nldllt.i with no of
fredlt on their purl. WfUU Ik uradn
lly (oIiik hu.'k TI.hI In hhIiiibI The
Utile Welshman Iib- heen in the aine
For a Iouk time mid the old Kent that
run out of town le 'tl ha lilm
an the '-naliluK" H-t n Uie other
kand. the uforcuii nllone I lm are
ttmiltiK on. mid It K only a ipnvtllon
f a hort lime when one of them
"iwta thi-rt." Which nIihII Ii ?
SHI'liHI'K Is the iieuiwt Ht'imatlnn.
M U a little New ler. l.oy who hml
to o to AiintrHllii to KmIii hluikelf a
P' idcb In thlH count rj. Ho win un
own here ontnidc of NeAv . York
tat when he went lo work for tho
jUitlpodeMim hean hulled by them an
an raittPM artic-ie tuey had ever look
BY pAl L
The snow atoiHi thla inoariilug
hilt schiad dlilent !
' Bull Hh key's Huaui Weak.
Bull Hlcke.v fell ilowu lu ths deap
now ou his way In school thl umarn-
tug h hut the palper with all hla
siielllng Uwaiin on It. Miss rainier
tied she whm ern lorry ft sat Hull
If he hml dun u II the werk. Run
ed y cvvcry werd of the hnal 'J!i
so iIHa I'aliuei' aid: "Wei that la
verry sad so uot to lie too hard on
i you I will mark yon fill on the worn
so It woanl I lost." Hull thanked
her verry lunch. Then she acd ; "Now
If yon know whare yon loat the palier
you rau lell me" ho Hull acd he knew
Just whare It was. oaver l the coar-
Iter ha remeiiiherlug ll la-cnsse he
Hull Nays He la I'raying Kharl If
Wen t Hud the I'aper
lH down thare to gel the snow out
of hla rulilier -Inhi!-. Mia I'm liner
then aent short log Mllllken vlih
illdeut have aimythliig to do thesse
days when nolanldx U Inaiklng jack
oarer to sia- could he find Hull's pal
sr. Iskhhm- she -d .he illdeut want
the sar li to aet onnlv Mi on his
i n & .y 'xr s s. s r f 1 r ask m 1 n it t m r
f A ' - 1 XJ a rv ft. taiiDsV.iAntrl' A.. A
d upon within the lwtniieu aiiuare
The fame that he brought buck lth
nun nave him an opportunity here
and now he la regarded with all the
rcaiiect of a world't champion. He
cleanly and (UcUlvaly defeated W'eUh
and only to lio-dedilnn law prevent-
d hlui from weartng the crown to-
day. He la t young game ami remark
ahly faat boxer. He Ih lrreNlatlhly uk
gresklve. tl la hla HKRreNKlvnewi that
win fur hlru; but he will hardly he
a champion unleea he develop a
1H NKKK clalma to be the undla
puted champion of Amorlra. Well-
we won't dlnpute him. It him ravi-
But Jimt the nam he fought Chain
nloti Itllchle to hot four-round draw
in Frlaco r-eeiitly.
Johnnie la the faatwt of the quar
tet and haa a fairly anappy punch.
but he ih hajidlcappad by lack of
welht. It luu been to long ago since
he gnve the featherweight champtmi
KUhaiii' a bard rub to a twenty
round draw. Dundee baa alao out
pointed ShugTue lu a m-declalou bout.
lesaiin w hen he had werked an hard on
Hull asys he la praying Hbort-ljeg
woaut find the palper aa he doeaent
beleave alie would give him Btl on It ft
Hen Van Neea Trarke4 Home Animal
Three MUea In the Rnew m-
he U arfeckly willing to let things
go as thay are.
H"l HayncM which newer geta
; moar than .1 weeds rite out of 41) says
I "ii lad he is gdiig to start. In looalug
his iialper every ruoarutng frum now
ratty la Reel laeful.
lieorge Heaver the anew plow man
i was a plesunt vlsaltor thla moarnlug
' to ast If Fatty Rellowea cotlld Ih ex
.vused.a llttel while. Mlaa Palmer
last why ft lleorge ser lo ride on the
now plow ft way It down the snow
being so dimp It Juat road rite imver it
now. Mlaa rainier aed she gee! the
sidewalk In front of the school was
klud of ImiMirtant. o she lent Katty
to George (it he road up ft down all
during Ntuildy Imur. ft was verry
useful f atty la qwlte prowd
Some of the l.liiilorgardcn children
aud aeenia to have Charley V hllc
numlver completely lie nave Whit.'
the worst beating the Chicago boy
ever received knocking him down In
the Ant round aud twlco In the mi
ond and would iindoluitedly !ih-
worad a mil knockout had not tho
lights gone out while Charley wan on
the floor. The liulldlnt: uaa lu dark
ueu for over a half hour and of
course White had time to recueraic
and stay the limit.
W1IITK Ik the Idol of the middle
west aud a Krot fighter. H almoat
won tho title from Ritchie shaded
Welah and. In the writer's opUilou
had tha better of Shurgrue In their
recant flftht He has everything a
fighter should have except aggreaalve-
iiaaa. Hla left hand la a wonder; he
la exceptionally cool and a nioet dan
feroua man at all time. Iaik out
Itltuble'i retiring manimr nlm-e the
Ixiudoa fight with Welah has been a
big dtaapiMilntment to hla frlcnda.
Ritchie really has more attribute of n
real champion than any other fighter.
was sent hoam to tell thare niutbers
thay would probly be sick this noon
after r usees thay hawing been etliu
the snow out of the strete whare It
had got kind of brown ft muddy trum
the alaya mixing It up with the dert.
Wheu sst why thay was doing so
thay aed Phil Wlgglesworth toald
them It was choclalt lse creme. I'hll
aed he dldent tell them so he just aed
"wouldent tt be ntac If II was A thay
could try It If thay wanted to."
Hen Van Neaa tracked some ainil-
mills In the south yenatlddy afteriKsin
udles ft got mad wheu he fown It
w stent annythlng hut bla own j)oa;.
Hut He Didn't Get Even.
A southeni lawyer tella this story :
"The othqr day an old colored man
auie sauntering up to me lu by yard)
where there was a pile of rubbish.
" Morning Marse Tom ; don't yolt
want that rubbish hauled away?
" 'What'll you take?" I naked.
" DoUah a load n I think It II takRJtlU have pla.-ed lu the ceiiler of the
lea' alaxit two loads ' mr this badge the head of a pig.
" I ll give you Vo ivnla a load' 1 1 merely liecauae as you say Chicago
to'1 1 him. I lends the world In the meat necking
'"Von remember me do you Mare
" Why sure John '
" Well you reineinlaT when I
wna up for ahiHitln' craps and yOD
plendial me guilt v In llce court T
" 'Sun' 1 said.
" 'An' you charged me $10 an' 1 ne'-
er said a dog gone word !'
"John hauled !he rutihlsh at $1( a
load and he made three loads of It."
True domestic happiness la founded
uiHUi the na'k of a cradle..
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TIMES WANT AD.
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The Ritchie-White battle ahould uot
'he aitvptod an a criterion of the iner
! Ita of th two men. Kltchle wan neat
leu hailly without a douht.. yet he wax
not without credit. Any boxer la hit
I once In a while. Rllchle happened to
liuuip Into a atiiiiiilng left hook that
(dared him for several rounds and en
iahlinl White to pummel him uniuercl-
i fully yet he stood up under the storm
i like a true champion and gradually
j shook off the effect of the Mow and
'm pumping White toward the chwo
of the battle. Ilia form Is almoHt
without a flaw a reminder of the idd
Joe (iuns. Rut he Is suffering frimi
a mHlmry called rreuiled nuance.
Willie's mind la too much with buil
uesn. He glreh more attention to hla
hat atoriK and new flats than he doc
to the boxing glove.
Rut he has announced a 'vacation
from his huatneft affair and will
on give his attention to the rtiu
once more. If he la able to get back
In his old form again It la not at all
ImpoaMhle for him to win hack hla
CHICAGO IS NOW
CITY OF (JOATS
llg'a Head Medallion Submitted for
Christian Kndecvor Conference
Takes Wind From Town.
Chicago Jaii. 7. In ref.anse to n
request made by the International
Christian Kmleavor society which la
to hold Its annual convention In thla
city next July deslgiia were today sub-
mitted for a medallion to be worn at
the hlg meeting. One of the deelgna
beautifully done In gold. Included the
head of a pig as a centerpiece as In-
dlcatlve of the Industry of the city
In a letter of rejection the commit
"We take exctmtion to the fact that
husliiess. We suggest that you learn
that Chicago stands for something he
sides pigs and imckllig."
Right now a goat would be more ap
pioprlate as Indicative of the attltiftlc
of the city toward medallion makers.
AMKRICAN HOIDIRR CiETH
Mr)ll. VOR KAVINti FRIKM)
luvrnworth. Kau. Jan. 7. Her
Igeant Chiude H Vandervert. comisinv
K.. seveulh Infantry has lieeu award
lee a silver medal for bravery. He
rescued Hiickner N. Ilnrrls au elei--
trli-lan In the nsT fnsn drowning
I while belli men were stationed at
jam art -a-ia.
Olltsr ItarssM hsull
PEG 0' MY HEART
lit 3. Hartley Msansrs. -Mml
I'rtrrs MMnw. Lower Floor l Ml
TV HsIciibt rV Osllerr kV.
Mht: Lvwer Vltwr ft Ml II IS) till
rosy nor. TSc Oallery tfr.
His Ejector Fails to Discriminate.
UkiiIoii Jan 7.Ktve BrltUh off!
wr came Into Calais the other day.
Km-h had Iveen given the three-iiar I
rurlonfh which la Mug araiil.il
Uenchmen whenever uoauilile. They
n vnt to one of the Calata hotels
"Ws want a bl room with five
n-da In It" nalil they. "Clean nwla.
We want a rourliut wo n! fire kept up
In that room every minute of our
tli oh (lava. We want a hat'hroom
with a constant Nupply of hot water-
very hot water and aip and towela.
I hen we WHiit to le let alone.
For three dins they alept aud
bullied and revelled In that wood
flro and hetweeu time ale--nd ate
aud ate. Then they went back to
"It was ripping" said they with
restrained Rrltlah enthusiasm. "I'osl-
Two weeks ago a train filled with
men crwwled Into Calais. Calais la
n wed to such traliiloada nowadaya.
l aually the men are carried off ou
ttretehers. or hisMde out on Impro
vised crutches or are helped out
by hospital orderlies.
Kheumallani In Trenrhes.
The emptied cars hold an uncoil
ipieralde sleni'h of drugs and antlaep
tics. The men are awathed lu band
ages on which blackened sKita of
stiffened hliasl apser. This traluUsxd
.as different. There were no band
ages and no hliaal. The men were
ta-nt aud twisted and drawn with
"Rheumatism." said a surgeon who
licliH-d receive Iheni. . 'They have Iteen
In the trenches."
The story of the trenches Is au lm-
pisodble one. Men are living through
things that men cannot live through.
They are by turns soaked and frozen
Tley are lu Imminent couatant peril
of death by shell and rifle fire. They
l ave dead men for their trenchmates.
sometimes for days at time. They
iniinot sleep hecniise they are too cold.
I lit they do manage to drop off Into (
chill Induced stupor. They leave the
trenches racked with rheumatism dy-
ing from pneumonia sickening from
typhoid fever sometimes raving with
Insanity because of their sufferings.
They do not complain of these things
when they return to the base.
The Clamor of Sheila I Terrible.
"Thank tiod" they say nioet of
them say "we are out of the nolae"
It Is the hellish clamor of the shells
that they moat dread. Shells they
any whine when they are to pass to
one side or the other. When they come
straight at the target the whine lie
come a screaiu-theu the screech of
a devil turned Insane. The earth trem
bles from the thumping of the big ;
guns a mile or two tulles or a quar-
ter of a ndle away. The shells ex-'
plisle in air as nearly elsjve the
trenches as the distant gunners can
arrange and a rain of metal falls. A
myraul of rapid fire guna are at work
each1 with the monotonous. Insistent
strident nobs? of. a pneumatic riveter
on the steel skeleton of a skyscrar.
The rifles lu ihe trenches chatter Ir-
regularly now In bnrsts and now by
ones and two.
"I gave a sixpence to a beggar on
the embankment last night" aald a
Rrltlah officer In the Klta the other
night. "Aa I did so I thought to my-
self: The Plague f Vermin.
" in two days old chap I'll he envy-
A Holgian officer twenty-five years
old Walwart manly thick chested
was wheeled through the Savoy In an
invalid chair. Ilia right leg was
urawn oat and back almost In how.
It was tntach rheumatism.
"I've found specialist" said be
"who thinks that In time 1 may re-
gain the use of my leg."
There are other things. 'There la
the plague of vermin from which' all
men of all armies Buffer. Rattling
la Imrsstslble on the battle line ex-
cept lu cold water. Hometltoes there
Isn't time even for that The anrgeona
cut the boots off scores of wounded
men every day. Sometimes weeks had
gone by since the men had been shlo
to bare their fivf. They had been on
their Job vry minute until that han-
I'jr moment came when thoy could
l''' 1" ""d "w' l!!'0
j.wered that prtrol eliminates vermin.
IVtiol Is now taKueil to the men all
I h trenches.
Ammt.nM.on Before Food.
Hnmetlmea the men stsrvs. When
one Is engaged In killing one's fellow
man Uie first eaentlati to hare the
tools for killing. Therefore ne lm.
munition wagon lire given tho right
of way over the bread and lieef trans-
port. Hlg steam lorries and litmdon
'Inisoe and automobile from which the
llmouslnea have been removed with no
hixe thump over the frightful roads
which an army leaves. The enemy gels
the range and ilmpa shell lu and ou
Hie artillery trunapnrt. Moat of them
get through -- hut It often hnpp.-n:i
that their atlccNH make Ihu arrival
of the commissariat wagons an liuiaw
nihility. No the soldiers go wllhoul. I
A square acre Is something morel
than JlKl feet ou each side. It of tell j
luipsna--lt is commonplace that i
from 11M) to Mini shells drop on such a
plot lu a aliigie hour during a iiartlc-1
ularly heated artillery duel. Kneb
rhell ou blind lug aows from 1.IMNI to
Mum plcvs of red hot Iron about. The
ttietcher liearers (he catch 'em-allve-oh's
cannot get to the trenches
and carry off the wounded at such
times. The men In the trenches tho
unhurt men In the trenches have to
crouch lu their hhssly pits and listen
to the walls of the Injured. A stretch-
er man told that Mory In a single sen-
tence. Ilnw Many Co Insane?
"Mostly." aald he. 'those that lire
Vrt worst shut through the body
raayhe they Jam grass mid bits of
cloth In their months. That way those
that ain't 'urt don't hear em "
Some day the statistics of this war
will la made known to the world.
Then we will know lo.v many men
hrve gone Insane lu the trenches.
Thej were simply unable to lieur the
suffering aud 'the nerve strain and
the starvation. That many men
n'sny hundreds srhais many thou-
sands hnve broken mentally Is--cBiise
of the trenches Is privately nd-
ndtted.by those In touch. Miait of
them will regain their sdse In time
A treatment of sllem-e and rest Is pre-
scrlll for them for the most art
The hack districts of the warring im
t'ons are stsittral with little country
house hospitals where these (.battered
ones ere regaining tone.
Fear Toothache Rut Not Death.
Fully one-third of the Hermans In-
valided from the trenches are suffer-
ing from rheumatism and kinder Ills
according to a fairly reliable resirt.
The moment a man complains in the
Ti uton army he Is sent back for ro-
fucperatlon. if he can he spared. He
rounds Into shnne for another cam-
paign more rapidly If his case Is tak-
en er. y. Probably n similar tiroimr-
t'on of Invalids In the other armies
suffer from tlie same trouble. Tisith-
a he lends lo neuralgia w hen Mm imii'
cr of the had teeth alts with hla feet
In a muddy trench In froexing wejith -I
er. nay arier uny. so tnat mpHra
have been served out to the embattled
lines. A swollen Jaw nowadays
im ans that the nearest operator - iie
may Is? the machine gun man or the
llnitenant or a stretcher bear -r--pulls
the offending tisdh promptly.
"Tou'd liingh" said a chauffeur who
has i.himn a certain aptitude for field
dilitlstry. "to 'esrein 'owl when I
touch the had teth. Hlj stlffles
that'll stand up all dye long and give
Ihr Germans wot for mvkes the worst
Mrs Black is Back
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