The Oklahoma Leader. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 27, No. 1, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 4, 1917 Page: 1 of 8
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Washington Be?ieveh Much Un
cler-fini lace Yvoik 1 In
Progress to Win Allies
Washington. J in I It the Kntent
ply to President Wilsons non
fails to meet his proposal for an
aslon for the avowal of term
iii i (.ll(4ik-.i1 president 11 not tht negotiatioi
Irop but will make at least one in<
move. Th'.s became known defini
lv. today, although it was Indicated
that no official decision on the na-
if the next step had been reach
solute secrecy which curtains
moves 111 inn peace negotiations
his step so far as the 1'nited States
- concerned remains unrelaxed. hut
not alter well define! 1111 pre*
ion that important developments
ire taking place under the surface
held in (ireat Britain. th
large amount of British
privately and direct h empl
foreign enternrise which d<
shown the radi-
tments, or nw inn s on which tin
English people for manv vears h:i\
been exporting th eir capital Kach
line followed to its end will show tin
-tiinated British holding
in the railroads, the busitn
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CONTAINS ALL THE NEWS «
Sfe OF OKLAHOMA *
SENATE, FOR FOUHTH
TIME, SIDESTEPS f'nTE
ki;solitio\ 10 i mmhisi;
wilson's si \\l> is
pos iimim h \<. vin
Washingon, Jan -1 Public hearii.
Represented ive Wood's •-l«,aU'
charges in connection wi'ii I
Wilsons peace not«• wil. !>e^in tomor-
row before the I louse dales .onimit-
Thomas \V Lawn ot Boj ton. 1 ;• -p
resentative Wood and Represoutativ
Gardner of Massaehusett >. will be ' Ii
Lawson was today subpoenaed 1)
Arangements for ili« iien :11 ^
made by unanimous vote of the Una
Democrats said they expected i
show that neither Lawson. Wei- i. m.
Gardner had :my taimib"<■ :■ L' 10 • o'
a leak and thus the majority m<-iui r • .
of the committee will be justi i <1 1
reporting the Wood r«- olntion un-
Republicans. oliviottslv pleased iti
obtaining an open 1.♦ • 1 rii.u ■ !• 1 •
emphatically they will force a full .11
Senator Stone, who referred 1
Lawson as a "braying a - -." receive 1
come-back when Lawson -aid St ne
is a "decrepit fosdicks" and a ,"hum in
It is claimed that Broker Ban
member of the national dennse b"
cleaned up nearly two millions 1 ; '!
ing 15,000 shares ot L S st••• 1 s! n." ti
a rising market minutes b<•!
news of Wilson's note reached Wall
street. It is charged that a govern
ment official "tipped off" Banish ami
got $500,000. Lawson and bis associ-
ates, friends of Banish, cleaned up
ten millions, it is said.
NOTE RESOLUTION IS
ONCE MORE POSTPONED
Washington, Jan 4 \ vote 011 n
ator Hitchcock's resolution to h; v
the Senate endorse President Wilson
peace note, was again postponed t>
day. Senator Lodge completed
argument against tho resolution
daring its adoption would be a leap
in the (lark and precipitate eon pres.-
into the midst of uncompleted nec..ti
at ions, concerning which i< "p"1
Senator Lewis defended the n > 1
tion, contending it did not involve
the Nation in the unpreeedeted -i' vi
tion pictured by Senator Lodge.
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LUKE IFFIIiWMH BIIVSBELGIANS
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Fifteen car loads of
were received by Gut.hr
Hiring the month of De
overal more car loads
way. A car averages five machines
hicli mflkes the total number receiv-
ed by Guthrie dealers 7". in a month.
It is estimated that there are now
more than ♦100 automobiles 11 tlm
county, valued at more than a half
Budapest, Hungary. Jail I The
love affair of Princess Louise of Bel-
gium and her former riding master,
Count von Matassich, a Hungarian
subject and first li utonant in the
Austro-Hungarian cavalry, had an in-
teresting aftermath recently when the
count was ordered to leave Budapest
for "political reasons." He was or-
dered to remove to his native town in
Croatia, but eleventh-hour interces-
sion- by Dr Yisontia. the legal advis-
er of Princess Louise. Influenced the
police to permit Matassich to remain
in the capital under surve lane.
Back of the action lies the continu-
ed endeavor of the family of the
princess to separate her from Matas-
icli. who eloped with her when she
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Tokio. Japan. Jan 1 It is report- 'phe Hague. Jan I The first n
ed that Colonel Carpio and two ether port received directly from the Bel-
1 ■presetitaiives of General Carran/.a uja 11 - deported to Germany who have
are now in Japan with the object of been sent home from the camp at
purchasing ammunition, rifles, art ii Soltau, Prussia, has been given to the
1 ry and a steamship. They are said Associated Press These prisoners
to have been negotiating for the ::.000 were returned from Germany because
ton vessel Kotcbira Maru, which re they were almost in a dying condi-
centlv was chartered by the newly tion. Seventy of the Belgians w«-i-
formed Kwatsuda Shipping company, sent home in a crowded cattle truck
She Carries Rifles. attached to a freight train Thej
The Kochira Maru cleared from Yo- arrived home in an emaciated condi-
tion, coughing, and the greater num*
Judge Hickam Holds Night Ses-
sions of District Court to
Clean Un Civil Docket
Here's a prosperity item from Iron
Mound township. <' l* James bronchi
a year old hog to Guthrie today. He
sold the porker to N C Hackney for
$".!i'.is. It was a combination ol
Poland China. Duroc and Chester
white. Mr James has a herd of the
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lit Rev Theopile Meerchaevt. ca'h
olie bishop of Oklahoma, will leavr
next week for Cuba, whicre ne will
remain sometime with the hope ot
beniftting his health, according to
Rev Father DeYaer. the CathMi
priest at Newkirk and Chiloi• o. ImsIi-
op Meerchaert. who is a native o'
Belgium, has the distinction of hav--
ing been decorated b\ t.h,e i' ;^i; •
king. Leopold. The kin? and A ■
chaert were school boys together in
Chicago. Jan 4 A bonus of from
one to five weeks' salary, in propor-
011 to the length of service of
ntployee, has been ordered by the
lirectors of .Montgomery. Ward «V Co.
' was announced today. The com-
pany's employees in Chicago, the
ancli house in Kansas City. New j
ork. Portland. Oregon, and rt Worth. Three divorces were granted ii
'evas. and in several smaller factories district court by Judge John P Hick
ml warehouses throughout the conn- | . 111 yesterday and today. Eliza
i ry are affected. Spiekelmeier was given an absolut
i divorce from George \V Spickelme.ef j11(>nt b
STKWAUT 11 \S IUC> DA\ on a charge of abandonment and non c]lurCh.
| support. The couple lived at Mulhall.
county Treasurer It l Stewart Tier maiden name. Elizabeth Meadoes
broke the record New Year's day. in was also restored.
ullection of taxes. The entire lore. Mai y Billings, charged Charley
Billings with non-support and cruel-
ty She also was given court relief.
Katherine Williams vs Chester A
Williams, on a like charge, secured
opera house property was confirmed
and report of Harry Ardery. received
A civil suit, styled D L Martin vs
Logan County Bank of Guthrie, in-
volving bank stock in the Jones citv
bank is betng heard by Judge lli k
am. Application for a temporary in-
junction restraining the defendants
from selling Join s City bank stock is
asked by Martin
The jury commissioners are hu«v
today drawing two lists of jurors for
the year. :;00 for the district cent
and J no for the county court. Jury
trials in district court will begin
Monil • Judge TTfckam is hjoldfng
night sessions In order to h th
kohoma yesterday with Salina Cruz.
Mexico as her destination. The mani
test lists her cargo as general mer-
chandise and machinery. An uncoil
firmed report is current that the ship
carries 2.500 rifles purchased from
various Japanese brokers from stock
discarded as unsuitable by represen-
tatives of the Entente Powers
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Chamber of Commerce "Big I En
tertainments" reads, first stub, City
Hall. The place for first entertain-
been changed to Eirst M E
her of them hear evidence of having
(Associated Press War Summary)
New York. .Tan I Russia's last re-
maining hold in the Rumanian prov-
ince of Dobrudja has been so hadlv
shaken by the loss of Mat chin to
Field Marshal von Mackensen's forc-
es that it seems doubtful if she can
riuch longer retain her srip on any
of this trans-Danube territory.
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Oklahoma City, Jan I Kepresen
tative Hale of Pittsburg county, today
introduced a resolution in the house
asking congress to order the return
home, of tin- Oklahoma National
(Juardinen in the immediate future
The resolution *;et no date for the re-
turn of the militiamen.
The House was called to order to
day promptly at one o'clock by Speak
Nesbitt. Many of the members
were absent, due it is said, to inade-
ite street car service to the capi
Farmers Caucus Tonight.
The first meeting of the Earnicr:
caucus of both house and senate nieni
hers has been called 10 meet at T :a
o'clock tonight in rooms .".'iL' 4. Egbert
hotel, by Senator Erank Carpenter
chairman. The state officials of tin
farmers' union of Oklahoma and Tex
as well will be present
Oklahoma City. Jan 4 A bill pro
viding for free textbooks in ptibl!•
schools according to the recommenda-
tions of State Superintendent Wilsoi
is being prepared by Representative
.1 P Speer of Comanche county to be
from Entente sources i introduced early in the session. Tin
'Xpertation that she|"i>iil is along the same lines as a uica
probably will be forced shortly to
was on the job all day and $37,000 wa
the result of the day's collection.
Ml TIKES FJ
sure by the same member in the last
legislature. The hill makes the schoo'
district the unit to determine whether
a tax shall be levied with which t<
Oklahoma City. Jan 4 Efforts of the
Ft Worth. Texas, Jan I Jesse
.It'iikins. convicted federal prisoner,
was freed today by order of United
States Judge Meeker, so that lie
might hasten to the bedside of his
grandmother in Ardmore. Oklahoma,
who is believed to be dying.
The judge nuide Jenkins promt? f
before leaving for Ardmore that 1"'
would write him every day. Jenkins
is expected to return to jail when tli -
grandmother'.- condition will permit.
He was convicted of white slavery
at the present term of court.
Logan county farmers are prosper-
ous this year. Never before in the
the Royal hotel and history of the county have the pay-
ments of taxes been so heavy as (lur-
ing the past thirty days. The coun-
ty treasurers' office is overflowing
with taxpayers every hour of the day
and Treasurer Stewart says the re-
ceipts have set a new high record
for this count v.
West of the Damme at Tills point.
Braila the important Rumanian grain
; nd oil storage depot, is still held by
the Russians but it is considered
-'oubtful whether it °an hold out much
On the Moldavian front where j . — :
heavy pressure by the armies of the
Central powers has been exerted, the!ICflfllTlSS
defense of the Russians and Ruman-i
ians seems somewhat firmer.
The latest 1'etrograd official state-j
ment does not concede any further
withdrawals along this front In the j
face of Austro German attacks, a! j
though further progress at one or ( jA)s Angeles, Jan 4—An alleged in-
two points is claimed by Berlin Jcendiary attempt to destroy the home
No operatTons of importance has tiere ()f A1 jenn}ngSi prison reformer,
been reported from any of the other and former Oklahoma ban-
fronts. '^Id t. was being investigated here to-
London. Jan 4 A Central News dis-
patch from Amsterdam says that
twenty-two women and children were
drowned through the sinking of a
5vil cases before the jury cases come feryboat in a collision on the Mos
on. selle near liilsten.
TWI5T[H "II UPTFFN
1 day by the police.
' Jennings, who returned from an
out-of-town trip to accompany the
police on an investigation of the
premises, reported a rifle, revolver
and other articles missing from the
Muskogee, Jan 4—Fifteen school house He said the only motive he
chddren were reported killed when a could suggest was "a desire of re-
tornado destroyed the school house, venge by a former convict to whom
seven miles south of Blocker, today he had refused to give assistance the
about noon. 1 day before."
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Milt (.ikiii ltd mis him
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NEED OF flGTIOH
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IN UI I'VII!
Good roads • ntiment for Logan
i',rows and funds for the Trail and
road repair mount upward.
Chamber of Commerce committees
have not been idle since the big
Ozark meet inn Tuesday night. Ihisi-
ness men feel that the time for Lo-
gan interests to unify and get busy
s now and more funds will be forth-
coming within the next few fsays
The strictest economy will be ex-
ercised in the expenditure of road
funds A -pecial commission will
• e that there is no Kraft or squan-
dering of funds.
improved roads germ Is work-
up throughout city and county and
lninediate result * will he felt
Farmers Want to Know
S Klliott. south Division farmer
.vrites We farmers are glad to see
luthrie coming across. Some of the
ovs said (luthrie would not do it.
Will Mr Wetiner please furnish us a
ist of (luthrie subscribers. We want
Know the live ones and govern our-
I he Trail fund today at 110011 was
SUBSCRIPTIONS TO THE TRAIL
T () Lut/. I) (1 Co.
Hucker-Ihirton D G Co.
First National Bank.
Arkansas Lumber Co.
.1 I) VanHoozer.
Oklahoma State Wank.
Leader Printing Co. **'
Guthrie Savings Rank.
J J A bell.
Logan County Hank.
Co-Operative Printing Co. <;
Guthrie Cotton Oil Ctf.
K L Hirsehi.
L II Matchett.
II F Knebel.
Gardner k Soehl.
Olson & Burnsdale.
Dooley & Armstrong.
C. W. White
Galen Crow. .
Gaffney Furniture Co.
Patterson & Paymal.
K W Trapnpell.
Dr J W Duke.
Guthrie Wall Paper & Paint Co.
J E Nlssley.
W R Prince.
Dr A A West.
Dr 10 G Sharp.
Lesh Oil Company.
Hirzel Brothers Groaery
Jones and McCoy Grocery.
C B Martin. Grocery.
K .1 Blackman. real estate.
W M llronson. -
R N Dunham.
C C Ford.
(L'uiitlnuvd tin t'agu Throe.)
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Niblack, Leslie G. The Oklahoma Leader. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 27, No. 1, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 4, 1917, newspaper, January 4, 1917; (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc282100/m1/1/: accessed October 30, 2020), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.