The Crowder City Guardian (Crowder, Oklahoma), Vol. 8, No. 15, Ed. 1 Friday, January 3, 1913 Page: 2 of 8
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HE CHOWDER CITY HIM
A. E. BARROW, Ppl.li.h.r
CROWDER CITY OKLAI i«ttlA
A Chicago woman aaya American
glrU are too artificial It 1 SBlf-erl-
MISS ESTHER FOOTE
A Chlcagonn who wanted a good,
long sloop ahot blmietf. No doubt
A Kansas doctor aaka a divorce be-
cause IiIh wife constantly acolds hlin.
A mlgbty thin excuse.
Tuberculosis leada to crltr.e .accord-
ing lo a Hlnghninton Judge. Ii there
anything that doesn't?
Trousar skirts are predicted aa the
rait thing. They have been coming
for, lo, these many moons.
From ParlH comes the announce-
ment that skirts will not be narrower
thl« aeaaon. They couldn't be.
A Columbia university profesaor
•aya that vacatlona are unneceaaary.
Certainly, If salary atopa during them
The price of egg aandwlchea haa
gone up In Washington Are they
getting ready for the Inauguration this
Mere man will be grateful If worn
an will learn him how ahe keep! the
hobble iklrt from bugging at the
A Detroit mitn wanta a divorce be-
eauaa hla wife talka too much. Ilut
wouldn't tlila plea, If allowed, clog the
Bachelors are more apt to go Inaane
than married men, aaya an expert.
They don't aeem to go crazy to get
Mlaa Eathar Foo'a la one of the
charming debutantaa of thla aeaaon In
army circle* In Waahlngton. She la
the daughter of Col. and Mr*. Stephen
' ATTEMPT LIFE OF HARDINGE
| Murderoua Attempt Happened During
, the Qovernor'a Official Entrance
Into Delhi, the New Capital
A man In St. Loula had hi* heart
taken out and aewed up. Hut many a
broken heart haa been easier mended
A club haa been formed In Chicago
(or the purpoae of excluding cata from
grocery atorea. And Chicago clalma
to be a city I
Dr. Charlea Dana of New York aaya
love of animals la the latest <ll e* e.
Now we understand why aoma women
marry aonie mel
A Ixia Angeles nt^/ilao waa arreat-
ed for carrying u/nnV)lt* In a hand
organ. Probably lie w^ prepared to
play a dead march.
A acton list say a he can
les* cata alive. Ilo a tin
the man who la troubled
fallnaa on the back yard fence.
Some Insane Individual la clrcl
Ing $10,000 lulls. Watch out, one la
aaally I ndue'd to accept ao small a
thing aa a counterfeit $10,000 bill.
Delhi, India.—Ix>rd llurdlnge, vice-
roy of India, waa wounded and an at-
tendant of hla killed by a bomb hurled
at the viceroy front u housetop aa he
waa entering the new cupltnl in atate.
The bomb thrower's attempt lo kHI
Lord Hardlngo camo within a ha^.'a
breadth of being successful.
The viceroy waa making hla entry
In state Into Delhi ua the last of the
ceremonies In connection with the
transfer of the capital from Calcutta
A large gathering of troopa, and
1'unja chiefs waa present to welcome
the vice regal party. Ita splendid ele-
phant proceaalon had Juat left tlio
railway .inflation, passing through
Chitnda^ Cliowk. when the Ijotnh waa
(thrown. H waa hurled ^by a nun
standing on a housetop and it struck
the howdah, or haskiitrf >r the elephant
on which l/>rd and Lady Ilardinge
pre riding. (Tho attendant, holding
largo paraaol^nr the viceregal pair,
tuntfy Jiirloi' aa the bomb ex-
Rut even If platinum wcara longer
than gold In wedding ring* It will not
neceaaarlly become the universal
faahlon In thla era of matrlmonlul
waa granted to the wife
of a mart "Wdtiot iHBIihIw fceit
covering fairly An cold nlghta III
vorcea may yet CMue to follow aea
aonal cauaea. ... •
Aeroplanea are now to be catapult-
ad from bnttleshlpa. I'lalnly. nur
boasted atrenuoalty la hut a state of
prlmroae dalliance compared v 11h
that which la to coma.
Fifteen rollea of motion plcturea
have been exported from thla country
during the laat year. Judging from the
onea which remain, moat of the 1$
mile* muat have depicted lively
The man with the longeat name haa
been found In Texaa lie la Papsoii*
Heodouchoumturynnwtopolo* If you
cannot pronounce It at the (lrat glance
aet It to mualc. It alnga better than
A New York man punched a holdup
man ao hard that the would he robber
waa Identified by hla noae It ihuuld
be a warning to other hold-up meu to
keep their noaea out of what doean't
New York la making another eru
aade agalnat church bella The gen
era I Impreaalon haa been that the
average New Yorker ateala Into the
house In hla atocklng feet, Saturday
nlghta, aa early aa 6 a. m
If It be true that aynthetlo rubber
for automobile tlrea can be made out
of grain and potatoea, the aniloue
head of a houheahold will naturally
wlih to know whether there la any ac-
eeftable aubatltute for food
A Montana man haa been arreated
tor robbing a butcher The meat alt-
nation aeema to be getting desperate
According to Punch, trouaera are
gbout 100 year* old now The man
who Invented them la entitled to cred
It, which perhapa la more than can
be aald of the pcraon who Inaugurated
the custom of keeping them crcaaed
In Ixmdon not only hata are ordered
removed In theatcra. but high hair-
dressing la dlacouraged also. Mere
downtrodden man la determined thnt
there are aotne rlghta he will atill
fight for. even If they are the little
one* overlooked In the sweeping away
of big one*
ilardinge waa wounded In the
aha£l7er, but how seriously could not
be determined U; the conform which
followed the bomb throwing lie wns
hurriedly removed to a hospital. I.ady
Ilardinge waa unhurt but wuh much
aliaken by the experience. The bomb
waa ti very powerful one.
Tim viceroy's parasol bearer had
been killed outright and another at-
tendant seriously wounded by frug
mcnta of the bomb.
Shot Wrong Man, He Telia Police
Hatcsvllle, Ark According to the
police, James McCartney, a farmer, ac-
cused of wounding Ollle I'araons, his
brother-in-law, has confessed that with
Paraona ho waa lying in wait for atnte
Representative W. J. Caldwell, dlso a
relative, and that he fired on Par-
eons when he mlatook him for Cald
well In the dark.
15. Killed By. Avalanche.
Fertile. II. C.—Fifteen carpenter*
employed by the Crow's Nest Coal
Co.. were crushed lo death In an ava-
Stlmaon Wilt Not Give Up Soldier*.
Waahlngton.—Secretary of War
Stlmaon has reconsidered hla decision
to deliver to the state of Texaa on
trial the six soldiers of the Fourteenth
cavalry stationed nt Fort Clarke, Tex.,
accused of killing one Mexican and
•erloualy wounding two others In a
dance hall near the post November
9 Inst. The question of jurisdiction
will now ho decided by the I'nlted
States superme court.
Killed Burglar; Notified Police
Memphla. Tenn.—The Rev. B. F.
Kllpatrlck. paator of the Third Pres-
byterlun church of Mcinphla. shot
and killed n negro burglar in hla
home then notified the police.
Report* Show Growth of Banking.
Washington.—-Hcporta from nation-
al hanka to the comptroller of the cur-
rency In reaponse to the call of No-
vember 26, reflects the tlghtneaa of
money at that time but allowed i
marked growth of banking during the
paat year, according to treaaury offi-
Railroad* Fight Blizzard.
Seattle, Waih.—Rxploelon of the
holler of a rotary snow plow of the
Great Northern rnllway and an ava-
lanche that wrecked a atalled freight
train laden with oriental Import* for
the cast, on the C. M. A 1'. 8., com-
plicated Rendition* In the Caacnde
mountain* where the northern trans-
contlneiitah|fttilroada are fighting one
of the worst blizzards of the last
twenty year*. Five men were Injured,
two probably fstslly, In the boiler ex-
plosion and one man waa severely
burt In the avalanche.'
FRANK M. RYAN UNION PRESI-
DENT WILL SERVE SEVEN
0Tli£BS DOWN TO THREE YEARS
Judge Anderton ' Read* a Statement
In Which He Relieves Organized
Labor of Responsibility for
Indianapolis. Sentences, varying lu
individual cases, from a year and a
day to seven years were passed by
Federal Judge Anderson here, on the
defendants in the dynamite conspira-
On Frank M. Ryan, president of the
the International association of bridge
and structural Iron workers, wbb im-
posed the most severe sentence, Heven
years imprisonment lu the penitentia-
ry at Fort Leavenworth, In six casoB
sentence was suspended, pending fur-
ther deliberation by the court.
Six years sentence* ware given to
Eugene A. Clancy, San Francisco;
John T. Under, Buffalo, vice president
of the union; Michael J. Young. Bos-
ton; J. K. Munaey, Salt Lake; Olaf A.
Tveltmoe. Han Francisco, secretay of
the California building trades coun-
cil; Herbert 8. Hockln, IHlrplt, for-
mer secretay of the union; Philip A.
A Cooley, New Orleans, and Frank
C. Webb, nAv York,
Four years Imprisonment ftps the
punishment meter out to John II. Har-
ry of St. Louis and Peter J. Smith of
The Year and Day Clat*.
A year ant; a day was given to
William C. Bernhardt, Cincinnati;
Jumea E. Kay, Peoria, III.; William
Shupe. Chicago; Edward E. Phillips,
Syracuse, N. Y.; Charles Wachmels-
ter, Detroit, and Fred J. Mooney, Du-
Two years each was Imposed on
Frank J. Higgins, Boston; Frank K.
Painter, Omaha; Richard H. Houli-
han, Chicago, and Fred Sherman, Indi-
Three years each wasfthe seniencu
Imposed on Charles N. Huem, Minne-
apolis; Mu"uy L. Pencil, fciprlngfield^
111.: Ed war a Smyt.he, Peoria, III.;
Henry W. Legleilner. Denvdr, Colo.;
fiforge Anderson, Cleveland!; Ernest
(!. W. Ilelsey, Indianapolis; • Paul J.
Morrln, St. Louis; William E. Reddln,
Milwaukee; Michael J. Hannon,
Sctanton, Pa ; W. J. McCain, Kansas
City; Wllford Bert Brown. Kansas
City, and M. J. Cunuac, Philadelphia.
Sentences were suspended i the
cases of Patrick F. Farrell, New
York; James Cooney, Chicago; James
A. Conghlln, Chicago; Frank J. Mur-
phy, Detroit, and Hiram R. Kline,
Munlce, Ind.. former organiser for the
united brotherhod of carpenters and
.Tntlgo Afldrrson rend Tt-typewritten
statement to the convicted men,*"say-
Ing that while the evidence showed an
"appalling list of crimes committed In
the name of union labor," he would
not believe that organized labor ap-
proved of such practices.
The convictions, coming on a scale
unprecedented in a federal court, were
an aftermath of the killing of twenty-
one persons ill tho Los Angeles Times
building on October 1, 1910. McNani-
ara, and his brother, James 11., the
Times dynamiter, are convicts in Cal-
ifornia; Ryan and his fellow officials,
former associates of McNamara, are
federal prisoners here awaiting sen-
Colorado Politicians Doubtful as to
Who Geta Job.
Denver.—The depth of Lieutenant
Governor-elect Benjamin F. Mont-
gomery here creates a vacnncy In the
Incoming administration. Lieutenant
Governor Fitzgerald believes that he
1* entitled to continue In office until
the next general election. Governor-
elect Amnions favors Lieutenaue gov-
ernor Fitzgerald's contention.
Lift Saving Craw are Shipwrecked.
Sea lale City. N. J.-After a des-
perate battle against heavy seas and
a thirty mile wind at Seven Mile
beach, llfesavers succeeded In rescu-
ing ten of Ih'i eleven members of the
crew of the tug Margaret. In attempt-
ing to launch a lifeboat from the Mar-
garet, James IHiffln. a member of the
crew was drowned, while the life-
saving crew from Tatham narrowly es-
caped a similar fate when their power
boat capsized. The Margaret Is be-
ing pounded to pieces.
German Chancellor Dead.
Stuggart, Germany. Alfred von
Klderlln-Waechter. secretary of state
of the German empire, died suddenly
from heart failure at his homo here
after a brief Illness.
Garment Strike On.
Now York.—Men and women |tar>
ment workers, estimated to number
115,000, went on strike In New York,
lying up approximately 4.000 facto-
ries. They demand higher pay and
beter working condition*.
WOOD8RIDGE li FERRIS
Woodbrldge N. Ferris, Democrat,
been elected governor of Mlchl*
EXPECTED TO SHARE TITANIC'S EATE
Passengers On the Turrlalba Were
Rescued After Giving Them-
selves Up For Lost
New York.—The fifty-seven passen-
gers and eighteen of the crew of 'he
United Fruit company's steaniEU'H
Turrlalba, ushore at Brlgantlne Shotl, |
nine miles north of Atlantic City, N. J., 1
arriver here on board the United I
StateB revenue cutter Seneca.
The cutter had stood by the strand- ^
ed vcuael all night, and passen- i
gerB, part of the crew and baggage I
and the mail were safely transferred
and the Seneca started on ltB Christ- j
mas journey to this port.
The sea was smooth and the weather |
fair when the transfer was mude and
the passengers experienced little dis-
comfort. A Christmas dinner was pro- |
vided by the officers of the Seneca.
According to reports brought, here,
the Turrlalba lies with propeller dam-
aged, stern post cracked and rudder
missing. With good weather the ves-
sel will be saved, it is said.
PARCELS POST WILL
MAKE A DIFFERENCE
' I w
Wyin'g TOI w"
roads for Carrying Mail.
Washington.—An appeal for leglsla- j
Hon to readjust the method of comput- j
ing payments to railroads for trans- |
porting the mails was made by Post- I
master General Hitchcock in a let-
ter to the house committee on post-
offices and post roads.
"On account of the institution of'
the parcels post system," wrote Mr.
UlKJicock, "the weight of mail to '.*e
transmitted by railroads probably will
be increased considerably and under
existing law no additional compensa-
tion may be paid until there has been j
a weighing of the m'lils and readjust- |
ment of the basis of pay."
Mr. Hitclieock'c proposition, which '
ho suggested a year ago, provides for >
a complete readjustment of the sys- I
tem of paying railroads for c Tying 1
the mails, substituting space for I
weight as the chief factor In dotilr- I
mining compensations. Under this
plan It would be possible to ascertain |
without edlay what, If any. additional
compensation should be given the rail-
roads on account of the parcels post, j
TWO ARRESTED FOR MYSTERI
j OUS DEATH OF WOMAN
WOMEN LEAD IN INVESTIGATION
Accused President of Indianapolis
Veterinary College Furnishes
Bond in Sum of
Indianapolis — Dr. William R. Craig,
president of a veterinary college, who
with Alonzo M. Ragsdale, an under-
taker, was Indicted in connection with
the murder of Dr. Helen Knabe on Oc
tober 23, 1911, appeared in criminl
court and was released under $15,000
bond. Craig was indicted for murder
and Ragsdale as an accessory after
the fact, being charged with having
concealed evidence after the murder
It was learned in the evidence to
the grand jury that Dr. Knabe had In-
sisted upon Dr. Craig marrying her
just a night or two before the woman
was found dead. The two had been
friends for many years and were often
together, but seldom seen together in
public places. Dr. Craig i ften took
her riding in his automobile accord-
ing to the testimony, and it was
shown that Dr. Knabe enjoyed his
The indictments were returned
after an Investigation of the myste-
rious case made by a private detec-
tive agency which was hired by a
number of women of the city and
which made a report to the grand
jury. The police, after a lengthy in-
vestigation at the time of the mur-
der, reported that Dr. Knabe died by
her own hand and dropped the case.
Coroner Durham, however, who exam-
ined many witnesses at hi? inquest, re-
turned a verdict that the woman was
murdered by persons unknown. The
women of Indianapolis, led by Dr.
Amelia Keller, an assistant of Dr.
Knabe, raised a fund of $2,BOO as a
reward for the conviction of Dr.
Dr. Craig has long been mentioned
In connection with the case and dur-
ing the meeting of The grand jury last
April was called before that body and
questioned several hours. At that
time it was rumored an Indictment
would be returned against him, and
)r. Craig made a statement denying
ny connection with the crime.
Ragsdale'a, indictment came as a
surprise. His name was not used in
the case until a short time ago when
he was ordered to produce before it
a silk kimono, which it was known
Dr. Knabe had been accustomed to
wearing when answering professional
calls at her door late at night. A
piece was cut from the hem of the
garment and it was declared chemi-
cal analysis showed it to have been
stained by human blood and that it
had boen washed in a Btrong chemi-
cal solution. *
Ragsdale, who was administrator of
Dr. Knabe'B estate, explained that the
kimono was found in her apartment
and left in his shop along with other
things of Dr. Knabe's effects, which
were of little or no value. Accord-
ing to the detective's report, the sworn
statements of Augusta Knabe. the doc-
tor's sister; Katherine McPherson, the
office girl, and Coroner Durham, show-
ed that the kimono was not In the
room when the body was found.
Dr. Knabe's body was found about
8 o'clock on the morning of October
23. 1911, by Miss McPherson when
she came to work '
•n ve tou a good cook now?"
-I den t know 1 haven't been horn*
.luce breakfa.tr—London Opinion.
if TPiir appetite is not wh.it it
No Prudent Loan.
I "Don't you want Miss Freeze® U>
land eclat to your function?' _
j "No; we're not borrowing trouble.
rnMlf « JJJ
1 If wtt o J'1^qnntlnnnf gutting'•
yjl in afcc Aud 60c boUi« - Adv.
"What was your experience when
the train was telescoped?"
"I saw Btars."
Regular practicing physicians recommend
and prescribe OX!DINE for M i!nrm, b*-
e.iii«e it is « ptoren remedy by years of ex-
perience Keep a bottle in the medicina
clieft nnd administer at first sign of Chill*
and Fever. Adv.
"No corn today?" growled the star
"Out of season," said the landlady.
"Everything is out of season at som*
"Except the prune." ^
Important to Mothers
Examine carefully every bottl* or
CASTOllIA, a safe and sure remedy for
Infants and children, and gee tLat It
In Use For Over 30'Years.
Children Cry for Fletcher's Caston*
Bacon—What did your boy learn at
Egbert—Says he cant tell me.
"Says It's a secreL"
"No, you know, he learned ti e fotrt-
Beans in Hi* Head.
Two beans, one of which had!
•prouted into an emhryo plant, w«ir
removed from the head of a MexioaD
laborer at San Bernardino, Cal., by A
physician. For months the man had
complained of severe paina. The
beans had entered his head through
' his left ear. , The growing plant waa
nearly an inch long and apparently
had flourished In the ear tube.
Looking After His Bait.
j Daniel and Harvey, two old, expert
J fishermen, were "still" fishing for
j trout in deep water, sitting with their
t backs together, when Daniel acci-
dentally fell out of the boat and went
down. Harvey looked back and mlsa-
j ed his companion, who at that mo-
ment appeared on the surface, plpt>
still in hjs mouth, shaking his whla-
! kers profusely.
Harvey—Gosh, Dan! 1 Jest missed
ye! Where ye been?
Dan—Oh, I jes' went down for tar-
Bee if me bait wus all right.—Judge
CORN FLAKE TRUST
IS THE LATEST
Detroit. Mich.—The Kellogg Toasted
Corn Flake company Is alleged to be
violating the Sherman law in a peti-
tion in equity tiled In the United
Stute* district court here by order
of Attorney General Wlckersham to
settle for all time the extent to which
a manufactuer may control retail
prices. The company and its officers
engaged In the manufacture of Kel-
logg'* toasted corn flukes are charged
with fixing prices at which the flakes
are sold to retailer and consumer,
preventing competition which would
reduce the price to the public and cre-
ating a monopoly by controlling the
entire traffic lu Interstate commerce
In handling thla product to Jobbers
and retailers who abide by price
agreements exacted by the defend-
ants. It Is alleged that the defendants
have Invoked the patent laws through
the use of a patented carton In which
the flakes Are packer as a "mere *ub-
torfuge and device" to escape the pro-
visions of the Sherman law.
Mediation May End Big 8trlka.
New York.—Stron* efforts are being
made to bring to an end by mediation
and arbitration the strike of the work-
i era In the men's clothing manufac-
turing trade which began with the
I refusal of operatives, variously estl-
1 mated to number from 50,000 to 150,-
000. lo g-> to work nacauac they de-
sired higher pay and better working
condition*, from memfttrs of the New
< \ ork Clothier*' association. The
i itrike affects soma 4.000 shop*.
ADDED TO NAVY.
Government Award* Contract* for
Boats at Over Half a Million
Washington —Contracts for eight
new submarines were awarded at the
navy department, the work being
divided between the Lake Torpedo
company of Bridgeport, Connecticut,
and the Electric Boat Company of
Qulncy. Massachusetts, the former to
build three and the latter five boats.
One boat of the F-7 type, 566 tons, is
to be constructed at Bridgeport within
twenty-four months; and two boat* of
similar type are to be built by the
Lake company In the Craig shipbuild-
ing yards, Long Beach. California.
The contract for the first boat In-
volve* an expenditure of (BIl'i.OOO and
for the two built on the Pacific coast,
>560,000 each. The contracts to the
Electric Boat company are for one
submarine of 730 tons type 39 E to be
built within two years at a cost of
$615,000 and four vessels of type 3?-<}
to cost $.'>64,000 each, and to be de-
livered within period* of from twenty-
six to thirty-five months.
GORDON HEADS THE LAWYERS.
McAleder Man l« Eleeteo President
of Th* Stat* Bar Atto-
Oklahoma City.—Jaiue* H. Gordon
of McAlester was elected president
of tho association for the ensuing
year, together with twenty-six vice
presidents from vnrlous districts over
the state. Gray Moore of Durant wa*
selected as secretary and John H.
Kane of Bartlesville a* treasurer
Mrs, Pig Now, Curly, when you're
at the party I want you to behave lik
a perfect hog!
A Surgeon's Hand Should Be the Firm,
est of All.
"For fifteen years I have snfferad
from Insomnia, Indigestion and nei^
vousness as a result of coffee drink-
ing." said a surgeon the other day
(Tea Is equally injurious because It
contains caffeine, the same drug found
The dyspepsia became so bad that
I had to limit myBelf to ono cup at
breakfast. Even this caused me to
lose my food soon after 1 ate 1L
All the attendant symptom* of In-
digestion. such as heart burn, palpltv
tlon, water brash, wakefulness or dis-
turbed sleep, bad taste in the mouth.
rrT-. 0tC" were Present to
* h degree as to incapacitate me
for my practice us a surgeon
. "T^ r?,Ult[ of Ipavln« coffee
velou, Th LUm WB8 """P13' mar-
velous The change was wrought
forthwith, my hand steadied and my
norma1 condition of health was re-
Re^ g'Ten uP°n ^uesL
Read the famous little book. "The
^.,on ">1,V"le-" 10 Pkg9- "Ther -
J'°;tur" now roni" In concentrated.
IK> der form, called Instant Postum.
I* spared by *tlrring a level tea-
sugar m * °UP °f h0t wa,er' nddln«
b^fnV h ,e *nd *n0Ueh cr<iain «®
n . \° °r 10 g0lde brOWU
there?1! ,tUm U <™vonlent;
wa,7 8nd t,le '«* •
cud tin ™0r.m' 8old b>' srocer*—60-
eup tin 30 cts, lookup tin 50 cts.
nam. a?/?*' "n mall,,d
„ ,"ctnt ,l«mp for pastas*.
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