Oklahoma City Times (Oklahoma City, Okla.), Vol. 28, No. 306, Ed. 1 Saturday, March 24, 1917 Page: 2 of 8
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OKLAHOMA CITY TIMES SATURDAY MARCH 24 1917.
Russians Remove Corpse From
Palace Graveyard j
LONDON Marili 24 -A ilip.n. h ' nd pasagcvsav to he so con-
to Keiitrr's Telegram company fioin i "'""J"''
. "I his is a ntv ormnance which i-
1 ctrogra! says. I cniorccd in all theater motion piitni-
"Fyr witnesses of the last scene at j hmises and h0 Auditorium and is done
Mobile-.' describe the former dowagcrjin the interest of safety; it is a regula-
empress Maria Feodorovna as like a ! t i i that ought to he observed: if fire
block of marble saillv watching the i ''"'uld I'rcak out in the buijdmg it
departure oi her fallen son through j might result in the loss of many lives "
the closed windows of her railway car- 'aid the court
"Iteside Nicholas his wife and fain-
ily there are about one hundted and
fifty occupants of the palace at Tsar-
koe Seln including two or three ladies
m waitini! and two doctors M.ulatn-
niniselle iruvova one of the former
eniprcs ladies in waiting still has the
measles in the palace. She was the
palroness (if the mystic monk Rasputin
and arch intriguer and wnrket upon
the imperial weaknesses and supersti-
tions. Monk's Body Disintetted.
""I he coffin of Rasputin was disin
terred at Tsarskoe-Srlo ycstrrilay an
is king on a truck thrre pending iisitw i(ms deep women and children
removal elsewhere for burial. j
"(.eneral llaron b rolericks toimer
minister of the imperial house has been
l.ioucht before the duma. He received
a hostile reception on his arrival at thr
railway station in JVtrograd.
to Spot Big Guns
LONDON' March 24 - The seismo-
graph originally designed to deteit
earthquakes is being used in Kuropc to
find the enemy's big guns. A trained
observer can distinguish accurately be-
tween the disturbance caused by a fall-
inn projectile and by gunfire and can
tell the number position and caliber of
Waukomii Wins Debate.
WAI'KOMIS. Okla.. March 24-
(Sjieci.il.) In a debate with the Drnm-
niond high school on thri Monroe doc-
trine question Waukomis'won the first
of a series of debates to be given by
the sihools of the county. Misses Jen-
nie Hardimait and Maggie Michaelsen
represented the Drummond school; Mr.
Joe Terry and Mr. I'.llis Cannon the
Dose of Nasty Calomel
Makes You Sick and You
Lose a Day's Work.
( aloniel salivate! It's mercirv
Calomel acts like dynamite on a hlug
gish liver. When calomel comes into
contact with sum bile il crashes into
it. causing cramping and nausea.
If you feel bilious headachy consti-
pated and all knocked out just go to
your druggist and get a 50 cent bottle.
of 1 Unison's Liver lone whiih is a
harmless vegetable substitute for dan-
gerous talomel lake a spoonful and
if 11 doesn't Marl your liver and
straighten von up belter and pii ker
than n.i'ly calomel an I without making
5 tut sitk. you just go hack and get t.ur
II von lake talomel today you'll be
sick and nauseated tomorrow ; besides
it may salivate sou while if ymi take
lodou' Liver lone you will wake up
feeling grral. full of ambition and
fady l"i work or plav It's harmless
pleasant and safe to give to children
they like it Adv.
lher is one remedy that seldom tads
tj clear away all pimples blotches and
titer skin eruptions and that mikes the
skin soft clear and healthy.
Any druggist can supply you with
rvna which generally overcomes all
fkin t!!eaes. Acne ecrema itch pint
pies rashes Idack heads in most cases
ttive vay tr lemo. Frequently rtilnnr
blrmlshfi disappear overnight. Itching"
usually stops instantly. Zemo Is a safe
antiseptic liquid clean rav to ue and
dependable. It costs onlv 25c; an extra
large bottle $1.00. It will not stain is
not greasy or slickv and is positively
ifc for tender sensitive skins.
" Th E. Tf . Bom r . t'Ute land O.
Doctor Tells How to
Your Eyesight at Home
ay a Boa-
mi the ti
t aura' r
lima lasssiMBfttaa. aeftlaa Itrbtna. bammt.
iteai aratMraTsMl. watary m. fat a awwt
maastr. Ahaalaialy harwuasa fonaula an err
paekata. ! HaHar's aanoaarasaMit ma to
aaiwarmrhla ' Ban4jpuraai'rlpttaatnl
tr all aUunstU. aubis. WUII Drug C
srasa rM aa
I WEST AND GRAY
! WILL TESTIFY
(Ontlnar Tram Ftf '))
morning that beginning wilh this af i
ternoon's session there would be no
more standing in the aisles and pas
sage way) in thr court' chamber j
j The court's action came after John
Von Kim. city fire warden hail com-1
plained that it was dangerous for the.
Upholds City Law
"W'lirii i oni l adjoin ns for noon I
want you all to understand tthat dur-
ing the balance of the trial no one will
be permitted to stand in an aisle: it
you want to reserve seats and think it
worth while you know what to do; it
would not took well for the court to
ignore a city ordinance of this kind."
Ueloie this Judge (lark made a
stfinrnt to the crowd that was
j nimed inside the railing explaining
t i.it the space had been reserved for
thr i unvrniencc of attorney's of whom
tl e-e were several hundred in the conn
ttv All around the tail was banked
"Nunc of voti children might better;
he at home suggested ludge Clark.
"I don't think it is necessary to say
ai ythiug further."
I Not a person moved. Many of the
I women looked defiant.
1 I here was a delay of an hour and a
! half when court convened this morn
j iiig on arcount of the defense wit
I Hi sses failing to be on hand. Pen l.es.
ter and .1. I) l emon were called but
neither responded. It was necessary to
send the sheriff after them.
t 7 o'clock the "regulars" who have
not missed a word of the testimony be-
gan to gather; hy R o'clock the court -nm
was comfortably filled all the
"choicest" seats being taken; when the
hour for opening arrived the house
Babies in Room.
The long wait didn't seem to bother
the audience; many of the women
brought along their tatting; others
their babies; in this manner thev en-
tertained themselves until the "show"
In answer to all questions in regard
to his actions centering about the kill-
ing of Rowland P. Williams and Miss
Nellie Dunn wilh which he is charged
lolin M Louth scemeo to nave nnlv a
vague recollection of what transpired
Read of Murders.
Ulli I' 111 kiiiii innjt 1111
1I1 i e me around in an automobile. I
ibm't remember calling Lee Craig nor
do I remember anything that happened
after I called Williams on the telephone
until I was in the (iuthrir jail; there
I read something terrible; I read il
over and over again trying to realite
it" said Couch in answer to Mr. Sel-
Couch swore that he had no recollec-
tion to havine seen Miss Dunn at the
'Wheeler school and that he had no
I recollection of seeuiff Rowland D. Wil-
liains on the morning of Tinuary IS.
In answer to the question of whv he
went to Moore instead of cofhingVli-
rect to Oklahoma City Couch said e
was artaitl if he came to Oklahoma
Citv. be would jump off the train right
into the bands of officers with a gov
rrnuirnl warrant for him. ad that be
also wanted to see a relative
I mi b testified to liaiii tailed Wil
liams over the telephone at 10 :.W) o'clock
on the 1101 ning of the murder and that
he told Williams be understood Mary
had breil rmTting to bis studio again
to which Williams ansvveted that it
was none of his 1 Couch) business.
Couch testified that Williams staled he
was fully prepared to take care of him
(Couth) when he made his apeparance.
In answer to Selhy's questioning
Couth testified thai he and Miss Dunn
had fallen out over admissions she had
made to him about practicing in W il-
Telia of Dream.
Near the close of his main examina-
tion I out h told of a dream he had IK'
said that be thought his little daughter
was calling for bun to come home t i
her. I he night before the tragedy be
said he never slept any and that be
had all kinds of isions
GUSHING TO GET
A NEW STATION
Santa Fe to Build According
to Unofficial Reports
tlSHINti Okla. Match .M.-tSpe-1
il ) - Announcement has been made
lire unofficially that the Santa ft
tiiUay companv is about to ennstrutii
a new depot Kor some time repairX
iidve been under way nn the Santa I e
" d was here yesterday surveving the
In' itroiiiid around the ueoot. This con-
(iniifd llve rumor regarding building
i.f a nevVjItHion.
Cushmg is badly in need of more
isssenger accommodatiotii at the Santa
I e tracks. The old building is so small
that passengers are often compelled
10 tnd in the open when waiting for
Sulciie Attampt ralta.
Knbert Corhin an old time resident
( f ( ushing attempted suicide it the
hi me of his daughter here last night
according to neighbors. Prompt aid
prevented death and it is thought he
a ill recover. Mr. Cnrhin's wife died
itcentlv. and despondence over this
roupled aith ill health is thought to
have prompted his altrinpt at self de
Broadway Dancing Man Held
For Killing Tango Favorite
in time for
On the last
day of hei
life she went
to the Hotel
a sum of
T.V YORK. March J4 -- Hcmanim
was formallv placed under airest tcd.iy
with the death of Mrs Llsie C. Ililan. vvho was Mi.uii;lfl to death 111 her room
at a Droadway hotel here lasl week.
Sternberg's arrest came as a iluuas to foitv bonis toniinuous grilling"
bv the nolice alter he had Riven himself up as the "Lenny" with whom Mr.
llilair had carried on a flirtation in "tango pla cs" along I'.toadway .
'.'lienny" at first claimed an alibi but later loiilcsscd that lie had been witi
the woman on the dav she met her death
1. . ' 1 : 1
hour ttetore tllC tlir? SUC rcgisirirtl l a iionvy until. Kiliicistl cs-
tified to seeing Sternberg with Mrs. llilair at a time later than that at which
he claimed to have left her.
Russian Publication Comments
nn His' Dismal Outlook.
rival of Nithnla
Mar li 2i lhe ar-
IvoMiatiotf. the burner
ankoe-ScIo is lest t ibed
iv lhe kneskai Ytdia. which is the ollh
newspaper editorializing on his an est
The country the newspaper says will
breathe freely only when the former
emperor has disappeared forever from
the hoiiion of Kussian hie. lhe edi-
torial follows :
"Yesterdav Nicholas Kmnanoff was
brought to I'sarskor-Selo and put mi-
ller a strong guard Thus the first
part of the dynastic tragedy ended. The
voices of cowards who warned us of the
danger to arise from such behavior
toward the 'annoiuted of od' have been
No Cheertnf Heard.
"The arrest was made after the sav-
ing of good hys to the citirens sobliets
ami officers who listened unresponsive-
K 10 ile voice of their former thief
Ked flags floated proudly over the tte.r t ls . t peanuts av a much laruer
armv of Russia Thev must have ld ( dn ulrnd to the landlord
much to the former emperor who heard ....
... 1.1.. 1 M.tvniltv Wnrniinl Aken
int si 10 i- leer rom tne issriiiri
soldiers. Instead the thundering Mat
seillaise concluded the pitilnl fatewell.
lhe song showed the former sovereign
better than any words that his rule in
Russia had finished
"He arrived at Tsarskoe Selo a piis-
oner. Maybe there was a little hope
burning in his desolate heart that
(nr.ert to ahdiiate. he would dud here
midst familiar surroundings and his
soldiers sympathy in Ins nvisoitune
1ndy must be nothing but despair in
Must forget the Past.
"Ibis arrest was mane ny ine onirr ..... .... s ... rl..pr ir..
of the government created bv.the 'fvo-j rltwr wtf last mlit and a mm-
Unionists civilians and soldiers All nte it r st rambled over the rail and
these cried loudlv that there can never r
er own death. The bodies have
be a return to the obi days All mat
is dead and its death personified in the
person of. the former emperor a pris-
oner waiting for his fale to he de-
clared hy a revolted people Let this
close the daik booh of Nicholas Ro-
manoff's work and life Let the hoom
the shame of Russia pass into the
hands of historians We must forget
the poor unworthy emperor. ' Hreathe
freely nnlv when he has disappeared
forever from the horion of Russian
TWO GERMANS ARE HELD
FOR AN JNVESTIGATION
KOI K llll I . S ( .. March 24 It
was learned last night that two lie mans
are being detained here pending an in
vesication of their activities. The
men were turned over to the local po
pc b Southern railway dctcilivev.
1 e 1
Mm. Klsie Lee Hilair
Sternberg a "I'.roadway (lam ing man
on a chatgc oi hoinnide in connection
hut maintained he had lelt her a halt
li. . .. I . .
OF MANY THEFTS
Three Ourant Boys Charged
With Wholesale Robberies
I l KA N I Okla. March 'l tSpe-
1 t ;.i
I Sulrev Powell. Frank llaiold
Haibv Newton all Dii ant boys
ai.dVtboiil IS years old
aic in jail
I chained with burglary
nibrtv. I hey are accused of enter-
ing two local stores Thursday night.
stealing two pistols and holding up twin)
men the same night. The robbers wore
110 masks and the boys were described
by their vittuns Within an hour after
lln commission of the offenses the trio
vvete in jail. They will 1 dead guilty.
Peanuts Bring Laige Rental.
tliailrs l Allen vrsterdav received
$"1.1 for bis one-third rental crop of
! 11 .units on a fifty four acre farm. Ibis
nionev i his prolit after deducting all
c'.penst s. I be laud Ihus netted him
511 per a re. In comparison w ith the
a.ei.iite inltni rental this would intli-
. . -
Howies defeated candidate for
i tl't in. totally nomination on the demo
it all tnkct in the ictent primary has
!fiUd prtttion for a recount and tl r
1 11 1
I it II
I election board will ko over the ballots illlH ( P f0 werf : V.
I. dav He was defeated by I rank I'. I ( handler second mate. HrookJyn ; I lud-
Hvnds bv a plurality of I I. Kinv ti d mate -Norlolk Va.; Waller
Woman Kills Baby
and Then Herself;
SI M HIS Mar b J4 - n nuidtnti i
lir vvninaii threw a baby about . eais
not been recovered.
John I. tlrcnnan employe of a fcrrv
tompany witnrsed the tragedy Inn wns
too far away to prevent il. He said
the woman about .Ml years old ami th-
child were vvrll dtesscd. A purse was
felt on the bridge. Ilretiuan said but
he was tn excited to pick it up A
crowd soon collet led and when ttrcn-
Pan thought to get the purse it was
gone The police have received no re-
port of a woman ami child missing.
Waukomis Plana Amateur Play.
WM KOMIS. Okla. March 24-
(Spetial )-Waukomis high school stu-
dents will put on the play "A Poor
Mairied Man." at the opera house Sat-
urday evening fur the benefit of tin
piano fund At the beginning of sIiimi
last fall thr students bought a piano
and presented It to the school and ate
paving for it bv a series tf entertain-
ments during the st h.M year.
j SABBATH PICNIC
ON OZARK TRAIL
Chickasha Minister Road En-J
thusiast; Ready to Quit. !
CHICKASHA.. Okla Maich 24 -
(Special.) -Kev. 1.. I.. Cohen pastor of j
the Methodist Fpworth htirch and ai
prominent Oark Irail hooster. notn
at road ineeiiiigs and at skitming a
foul tnule team has written a letter of
protest acainst the proposed good road
(tee basket picnic which is to he given 1
pear Maugum on Sunday and to which)
Chit kasha is expected to 1 ontnhiiic j
tweiiM five tats ot enthusiasts.
lii cltising the protest the preacher j
"I trust that none of our splendid.
too mails Poosieis w 111 orioiue pa-
f 1 1... 1
IV I'1 inovemeiu mat inuot' t" 1
cliiii-hes laughs at good morals and
f;lthe lotty punt iples 1 gooti c.uieiisoip
Moieover il moial lawlessness is 10 1
tvpilv llie Kood roads nitnenient and'
it (. bickasha has to pay the prite of j
livpothetatnig its soul and bartering
away its tespect for lio.i'i holy Sabbat!
in order to get the ()?ark Trail then ;
I for one am done with the entire j
movement However I have too much j
respect for the fine men that I have
been associated with in this great j
movement to believe that they will ap
prove much less attend anv such an 1
'irreligious celebration on the Lord's!
'ill dav." '
Loral good roads ollicers are pre
paring a statement to toinh.it the nun
ister's v lew s on this sublet I
Dance Culminates in Fight
darkness alone saved a number ot
K'ush Springs countrv boys from feel-
ing the heavy hand of the law in addi-
tion to a most severe drubbing which
thev received at the hands of a parly!
of beaux from Marlow. Jealous oi the
favors which the visitors had received
at a dance near Rush Springs the local
iocs wavlaid the Marlow hunch alter
cavmi! the dam e I hev were van
quished in 'hurt order. Two Marlow-
lies pleaded guiltv to disturbing the
peat e and were fined $5 each. Thev
toiild not identify their assailants. One
of the visitors admitted that after be-
ing attacked he had laid out five as-
sailants bill do not know who they
May Peterson to Chickasha.
Miss Lrances Davis head of the ex
pression department of the Oklahoma
College for Women has blossomed
into an impressario and has arranged to
bring May Peterson prunadotiua to
I bickasha next 1 uesday. The opera
singer will appear in the auditor mm
and prices of tickets have heen'reduced
to a figure that will little more than
payjjie expense ofthe engagement.
IS GU ARDED TU
German Spy Work Feared;
Lake Supplies Fort Sill.
! LAW 'I ON. OM i March 24 -Spc-i
rial ) -Suite the dismvcry in Oklahoma
City of a plot to blow uti the water gas
ami lighting plants as a part of a scheme
to pnatyc the L'nited Stales in event
of war with 1 irrmany armed guards
have been on duly day and night at the
Lake Law ton ka dam fourteen miles
northwest of here.
Lake Law-ton ka furnishes I.awton
with water and the water supply of
Port Sill the largest military post in
the slate comes from a connection with
the I.awton mains.
Suite it is felt that Koit Sill will be
the mobilization renter for the state's
t mops in event of war it is thought
that the Law-ton ka dam is probably in-
cluded m the plans of the Orrman spies
whose work was uncovered at the cap-
TOLD BY CAPTAIN
KOI I I.KDAM. March J4 The
i trvm mrriiniisi uliii nrrithrrl in lilt
'ohnsoti. third engineer. Hoboken; S.
I eveanx. oiler Hoboken; (ieorge
Healev second mess man San I'ran
cisco; K Smith able seaman ( hi-
1 ago. and lohn Steiner able seaman
I aptaiu ( hristopher reached Jiere
l!us evening with all the survivors who
were feeling well notwithstanding the
hardships thev had undergone To the
Associated I'ress laplain (.'hristopher
said : .
"If we had not shown our lights we
n.iglit have escaped. At 8.15 o'clock
Wednesday evening with a moderate
Lreeieeand choppy sea t was in the
citbin when aroused by a terrific con-
cussion. All the lights went out and
I rushed out on dejk to stop the en-
gines; I found IhatTatNoiedo hail gone
through amidships at this spot where
the shiii'lHHne was llnminated
hrightiTrwrecking the engine xiin. The
light ilearly served as aJargel.
Pure Wet hrrmrtkalh
Killing Time Kills Ambition.
Baby Grand Will
mINI A DISIINCT NOT I'. OL RK.ITN KM KNT
l YOl'K IIOMK ASH AS TIIF. YKAKS ROLL ON
IIIK LAVORAIII.K IMPKKSSION ITS TON M.
lUMTY ALWAYS KLUTIS WILL UK F.N-
IIAMI I) HY IIS DKPKNUAIIILITY
The Vose Baby Grand
IS R KAI.I.Y A Ml'SH AI. (.KM VI-.RY PLKAS-
ANT PAYMKN1S MAY lY. ARRAM.KIJ CALL
OK WRIT K.
J J So&MsicCo.
Oklahoma's One-Price Music House
223 MAIN STREET OKLAHOMA CITY
equipped for lowering. I rushed back
to the cabin in the dark and was just
able to grab a coat and the sextant
when a second explosion shook the
ship. This time it had been torpe-
. . t.i
doetl alter selling ine miiks it
The burning oil ran in all directions
necessitating a quitk getaway.
The submarine came up time and
looked at the sinking ship. No signs
mult! be seen mi the submarine wbirh j
immediately dived under water again. t
Li twenty minutes it was all over. '
Tnen came twelve hours in open boats
insufficiently clad and exposed to bit-
The more you massag steam ;
manipulate and fuss about your i
complexion with 1
.so - called skin
foods creams lo-
tions and what
not the chances
arc the worse it
lSoap and Oint-
ment your every-
fay toilet preparatiotw. Bathe with
t he Soap and hot water on rising
and retiring using plenty of Soap
best applied with the hands which
it softena wonderfully. Smear any
signs of pimple redness or rough-
new with the Ointment and let it
remain five minutes before bathing.
Nothing better purer sweeter or
more efleetive. Then don't over-
diet overexercise lose sleep or fret.
lata 9rm t Malt vltk )a na
U kia lUnrn pnM emri "Cultcur. Oft. at
Imim." ioM 9vFar.
e ; 1 x 1
"Sleep that knits up tho raveled
aleeve of care the death of each day's
life nore labor's bath balm of hurt
mind? great nature's second course
chief nourisher in life's feast."
Sleep In the open. The cold rigorous
days of winter are past Tell us how
you have planned tho sleeping porch.
Hear our figures.
Telephone Walnut 717.
Minnetonka Lumber Co.
FRED BEARLY Manag".
i bail and snnvv storms until we
were pit kid up by the trawler Java
There was one Spaniard in my boat
whose cloihes had been burned oil. lie
died of exposure.
"According to my tabulations w
were well inside the so-called sale
. channel when the llealdton was tor.
i CJgJ vur
Htadachea tick or other
kinds don't happen to
Eeople wboae livert are
usy and whoMboweUare
aa regular at a clock.
Thousands of folks who
nattf to have headache
ay this U the way they
remored the cause:
One pill at bedtime regu-
larly. Largerdote if there's
a suspicion of biUoutneaa
aai4 aVaer 'Jerae
Colotlen faces often show
the absence of Iron b the
CARTCT8 IRON MLLB
will help this condition.
"s. k. -s-x. raa "w-m
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