The Guthrie Daily Leader (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 49, No. 29, Ed. 1 Monday, August 23, 1915 Page: 1 of 8
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GUTIIKIE. OKLAHOMA MONDAY AUGUST 2:? 1913.
kWR'S QUIP QlNEMf UW 15 GREAT
IIUIULII U U II I I U
GREAT XAVAL RATTLE RE-
sirLTs ix defeat of the
FORCES BALKAN DECISION
MANY. RECALCITRANT HUBBIES
ARE HAILED INTO COURT FOR
Canadian Steamship Sunk With 1000 Soldiers in Dardanelles
Rl LGARIA SlttXS MAV FEACE
TREATY Willi TllUvEY;
(By Associated Press.)
London Aug. 33. That the Kaiser's
naval forces received a death blow In
the great sea battle staged In the Ri-
ga Gulf and on the Baltic is now a
The German naval losses are given
out today officially for the first time.
The looses sustained by Germany
wore: One of her most s powerful
dreadnaughts (name not given) two
battle cruisers eight toricdo boats
and several smaller craft. The gun-
boat had first sunk two German tor-
Paris announced that a German tor-
pedo boat destroyer was sunk oft Os-
tend Sunday night by two French tor-
pedo boats. The British government
denies that the stean er Duneloy
which was torpedoed shortly before
tho slnkinc of the Arabic . was an
armed patrol. She was unarmed and
a peaceful trader It is declared.
. ; Tokip Ausr. 21. The Kokumln
Shimbun says that "Premier Okuma
states that Japan has decided to give
greater assistance to Russia to prose
cute the war. He said he could not
at this time discuss details but he nl
lowed it to bo understood that this
assistance would take the form of for
warding reater supplies of munitions
to the Russians."
Turkey and Bulgaria Sign Treaty.
Berlin Aug. 23. Official report?
con ing from Sofia and Constant!'
nople say that Turkey and Bulgaria
have signed a new treaty Turkey
granting 'Bulgaria her desired direct
railroad connection with tho sea. and
Bulgaria agreeing to observe a bo
nevolent neutrality. Tnls Is accord
ing to an overseas agency.
Court reports from over the Hltc
indicate that wife-abandonment law
passed by the last legislature is prov-
ing a great husband-tamer and a won-
derful convenience to the woman with
an unruly hubby. In many parts of
the state notably on the east side
women are using It with telling effect.
The law provides for a jail sentence
'.o a man who inserts his wife. The
women ore beginning to learn about
tho law and when they are not treated
right they take advantage of it. If
husband gets miffed and stays away
for a week Mrs. Wife can get busy
and have him arrested for desertto.i.
After he spends a few days In Jail he
is wiling to agree to most anything to
have her dismiss tho charge. "The
law is certainly the one 'best bet made
by the last legislature" said County
Judge John D. Chappelle today. "It
fs certainly effective in the case of a
recalcitrant husband." "Even though
the law at times Is used for selfish
purposes it is nevertheless a good law
and has a lenedeney to prevent whole
sale desertions as has been the prac
tice in former years when thero was
no law covering the offense" said
County Attorney Swank who lias de
clared that he will vigorously prosecute
under its provisions.
ESN COUNT! FRUIT IS
' OF FINEST VARIETY
: ' ' i it' V i A
H u l 'rf r
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if j S v iff i
m f A :
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the British gov
The Royal Edward when she loaded in Montreal at beginning of war.
Kdward chartered by pany to transport troops from Eng-. (leered by the government for use
mvprnmnnt from the land was blown up Saturday Aug. as a transport at the beginning of
Rome Aug. 2?. Several transpnrtr
laden with troops and esoorted by
warships departed today from Xaplef
Syracuse Taranto and Brlndisi foi
an unknown destination. The shipr
eailed with sealed orders. It Is be
lie.ved that they will operate against
Turk Collier "Torped."
Sofia Aug. 2I1. The Turkish collier
iKspahan was torpedoed by the Brit
ish at Haldo Pasha. The RtftSmer
steamer Budos loaded with munitions
was also sunk in the sea off Marmora.
Vienna Aug. 21. The admiralty
announced that reconnaissances Sat
urday established the fact that the
Italians had evacuated the Island of
Pelagosa In the Adriatic having de-
stroyed the fortifications.
MMan Aug. 23. Premier Pachitcn
Marley Carroll charged with having
in his possession intoxicating liquors
with Intent to sell the same was ar-
raigned before Judge John D. Chap
pelle In county court Saturday after-
noon pleaded not guilty and was re-
leased on a ?200 appearance bond.
Charged with pointing a loaded gun
?it Jnrrv I!ar.inton. Llovd Wilson was
arrested by Sheriff Sherwood today
lie U lit jail pending a hearing. Both
That Logan county plums are the
finest in the land was demonstrated
today by Jack Langston chairman o
the board of county commissioners
who is also comewhat of a fruit
farmer. The samples are of the Bur-
bank variety and were raised by Mr.
Langston on trees In the Seely orchard
west of the city each plum was pe
feet in coloring and exactly the same
in size being bv large as a i?null hen
egc. The highly colored reproductions
shown in fruit catalogues have no
edge on the plums raised by Langston.
Steamship com- 11 by a German submarine in the
- ; iaro'"'''p" She carried 1350 sol
diers .32 military officers and a crew
of 220. Of these some GOO were saved.
She was an 11117-ton steel triple-screw
Steamer owned by the Canadian
Northern Steamship company and Is
understood to have been comman-
vSTflTE WILL BE
hn ta urn
KILLED BY LIGHTNING
WHILE PLOWING IN FIELD
WAIUtAXTS OXIA MXETEEX
DAYS OLD AltE XOW liE-
While returning from the field where
ie had been plowing Carl Wlttig lfi
f Guthrie -was struck by lightnng
Saturday afternoon shortly before 5
o'clock during an electrical storm at
N'avina and was instantly killed. The
:ody of the young man was brought
o- this city where interment will be
nade today. His mother lives on the
Oklahoma City Okhi. Aug. 23.
State warrants that have been draw-
ing interest only nineteen days are now
being paid by State Treasurer W. L.
Alexander and the outlook according
to that official is good for the stale
to be on a cash basis again by Nov. 1
especially if the production of oil shall
continue to bo good at a fair price and
the revenue laws of the state be up
.UTEI5 DELAY OF TEX DAYS
OX ACCOl XT OF ACCIDEXT
After an enforced delay of ton days
drilling work on the test well of the
Cimarron Valley Oil company on the
TERRORIZE "LITTLE ITALY"
fa farm nnrihoaef will hpirin npflin
held in the courts. The fact that the " - -j
state is redeeming warrants that have tns weeK' B'
been registered but a short time tends "e drillprs " f irs a 8"ia11
; to make tho demand good for this fishin8 Job occupied their attention
class of security and to minimize the'then krger 0De' lttter a taslne co1"
L.cJ nrA Ihn lnao rf iha nmlM titrincf
i chance for any discount to be attached . i"" ' "
(By Associated Pess.)
to the handling of these securities.
A rumor has reached tho office of
the school land commission that some
banks have been discounting warrants
but diligent inquiry in banking circles
Kansas City Mo. Aug. 23. Two has failed to show that such has been
buildings in a row of two-story houses the case. George A. Smith secretary
vero blown up and the rest set afire of the school land commission said
oday in "Little Italy." It is believed today that if the commissioners rtis-
he work was done by a black hand cover that warrants have been tils-1
ang. Two persons were injurea.
The police says that four black hand
nemners 01 a gang irom .nn:agu bib
iperating in Kansas City.
of tools. "Oil well trouble always
comes in bunches" said a driller to-
day. Mr. Millowee who has charge of
the drilling for the Number One Oil
HAS TIE KAISER
LAXSIXG CARLES GEHAIU)
AS TO W ill I III It NOTE
JUOGE JOHN CRAPPELLE
DOZENS OF APPLICATIONS FOR j
PENSIONS UNDER NEW LAW
FILED IN COUNTY COURT
lohu I). Ciuppclle tender
d a confirmed bachelor is
geil these days by many
V' lh end ' " '(t- Thc
1 Is caused by the recent
the legislature provld-
Ing for w -oei
for relief gh the Indigent wid
ows' fund ' y flooding the county
court. So far Judge Chappelle has not
made an award but will do so shortly
after September 1st at which time he
will have Investigated the merits of
the many applications on file In his
court. Several dozen applications
have already been placed on file. "I
propose to make a thorough investi
gation of each application filed and
of course will consider only those that
are consistent with the terms of the
law" said tho judge today. Saiurday
an application was made written in
poetry and it Is a very pathetic appeal.
The board of county commissioners
have appropriated only $1000 to be
applied to tho fund. The maximum
amount that can be appropriated un
der the law Is J8.000
OPEN SEPT. 6TB.
CO. SI I'T. I I5GAHET DOO-
LITTLE IS IllSY PltEIMIt-
IXG FOR Ol'E.MXG
AITORTIOXMEXT FOR YEAR
WILL RE 1 1 () !.-(; OR 95
( FATS TEH lTl'lL
(By Associated Press.)
Washington D. C Aug. 23. Secre-
tary Lansing today cabled Ambassador
Gerard at Berlin asking If the German
government had received the official
report of the sinking of the Arabic.
The ambassador was not Instructed to
ask for one. It is officially stated that
this government Is not yet sure of the
facts and considers all Information so
far received as fragmentary.
(Continued nn Pago Klght.)
" (Continued on rage Five.)
OWNERS OF FORI
SLIDING SCALE CUTS
;tuberculin treatment is
PLACED . ON SLIDING SCALE
BASIS; GAULT IN CITY
n RJS BEEN REDUCED
FARMERS PLANT CORN OATS AND
FORAGE CROPS IN LIEU OF
That the cottori acreage in Logan
this coming season will be mucn
aller than in former years Is cer
tain. In fact the number of acres
planted this year as computed with
lart year is fi per cent less. IFara-
ers devoted considerable of their cot
ton land to cats 111 the early spring
uid as the seasuii advanced and the
reports that option would be placed
ou the proscribed list by the warring
nations they concluded that coin
would b more profitable than usual
ind cotton a questionable bet so they
REFUND PROFIT-SHARING CHECKS
FOR $50.00 ARE ARRIVING IN
Ford profit-sharing checks are be-
Farmers in town today say the rains
of the past few days have made certain
tho greatest corn crop In the history
of this county. The rains of the past
ten days came Just at the stage wliere
moisture was needed to make a
bumper crop. Cotton will be much
benefitted also. All hats off to the
Lansing said the situation today is . glorieg o( tlie kingdom of Logan.
exactly the same as it was baturday;
that no steps have been taken other
than to get accurate Information as to
what had vaken place. '
It Is believed the state department
has decided to let Germany Initiate
any explanation it may have to offer.
The Free Methodist camp meeting
In Mineral Wells park was well at
Rev. M. Wright district ejder of the
Enid district preached at 11:00 a. m.
Itev. Swan of Tonka wa at 2:00 p. m
and Rev. J. II. Wright conference
evangelist at night.
The large tabernacle was over
flowing at night and Rev. Wright
preached a powerful sermon. Theme:
"The Prodigal Son." Rev. Miss Wells
of Newklrk conducts the children's
service at 4 p. m. Between services
"ring" meetings were held on the
grounds. The rain Is making It quite
"Inconvenient for the campers but they
are like the old Dutchman who kept
telling the boys that each shower was
the clearing up shower and kept them
at It till the job was finished.
(By Associated Press.)
Tulsa Okla. Aug. 23. N. I). Welty
of Wamego Kansas former progres-
sive candidate for congress has
bought the Bartlesvllle Examiner.
FISR LADDER LAW
TERRIFIC RAIN STORM IN
(By Associated Press.)
Kansas City Aug. :3.-rTrain and
street car service demoralized by
last night's storm was retored to
something like normal this morning.
The storm last night was confined ex-
clusively to Kansas City according
to the govern rr.ent weather observer.
Nearly all of the damage was confin-
ed to the southern part of th city.
illeglnning with September cth the
rural schools of the county will be-
gin to open for the l!M5-lti semester
according to anonunceinent made to
day by Miss IMargaret Doolittle
county superintendent of schools.
From that date until the 20th the
schools will gradually open tor the
season. .Miss DoolitUe is the bus-
iest official at the county .building
these days preparing for the opening.
Saturday and todajy the superin-
tendent was occupied largely In ap-
portioning the semiannual Btate and.
county school funds. JyOgau'g parti-
cipation In thts fund this year will
amount to $11410.56 of which $7-
527.80 is state and $3S82.7 Is coun-
ty. The state apportionment . thlB
year Is &5 cents per pupil and the:
county is 49 cents. The school cen
sus of the county totals 8424.
iWith reference to the opening ot
the schools in September Miss Doo-
"The school boards In the village
and rural schools of Logan county
are now busy getting things In read-
iness for the opening of the schools
In September. This year special at
tention is being given to grading the
school grounds clearing of brush and
weeds painting and remodeling the
school houses and making improve-
ments In the sanitary conditions. The
agitation Is general over the county
for making the school property a fit
and attractive place for the children.
"Theschools have at least 7 month
term many having and 9 months.
The qualifications of teachers have
Increased and the rural schools w!il
receive better service from the teach-
ers than ever before. In this coun
ty there are no teachers who havft;
not had professional training. Sev-
enty-two per cent of the teachers
are at least high school graduates
which is an. Increase of 10 per cent
over the scholarship of last year.
"The teacners of Logan county are
home people having been reared In
Oklahoma and educated In our state
schools and high 'schools. The ma.
jorlty of them teach near their homes
which makeB them personally inter-
ested in the success of the children
under their charge. .With such a
teaching force as Logan county now
has much substantial and benefic
ial school work will result. There
are HI teachers employed in. tfce
fOnntlnnwl n- Pnir. Klehf.l
WILL BE ENFORCED j "JINKS" M'SILL ENDS
G MONTHS' JAIL TERM
GAME WARDEN WILL PROSECUTE
ALL WHO VIOLATE PROVIS-
IONS OF STATE STATUTE
Following the prosecution of the
owners of a river dam near Shawnee
I SHORE AINT GUILTY OF NO
BOOTLEGGING BUT THEY SUT-
TENLY HUNG IT ON ME."
Jinks McOill formerly of Guthrie
Veterinarians of the state must ob-
serve a sliding scale of prices when
charging for tuberculin treatment of
cattle according to notices sent out
to the various "horse doctors" over the
state by President Frank Gault of the
state board of agriculture. The new-
rule cuts the price formerly charged
ginning to arrive in this section mean- rjght in tue middle. According to the
ing a refund Of $50 on each Ford motor rate a head may be charged jand a court action for $8200 damges
car sold last year. F. G. Holt reprc- for frora on0 to five head of cattle 75 instituted by the state the game war-
senlative of the Morris & Company ceuts for from five to ten 65 cents for den of the state announces that he will keeper of a negro restaurant at Paw.
packing house with headquarters in ( from ten to twenty and 50 rents per prosecute all who violate the state huska convicted by the federal court
this city was the first to receive his(hfa(i f0r lots of twenty or more. The game and fish laws. A general cam-; of disposing of intoxicating liquors to
refund check. He was in Guthrie 0)i rate varied from $1 to $2. "And I paign to compel the ones responsible 1 Indians was discharged today by Fred
Saturday and Sunday and exhibited Intend to see that the new rate Is not j to erect fish ladders in lakes and V. Green I'nited -States 'Comtrission.
the beautifully engraved paper to a violated" said President Gault who 'rivers of the state Is now going on. er upon a showing by McGill that he j
number of friends. The checks are is in Guthrie today. "With the new. The law provides that violators of the had no funds with which to pay his
drawn by the Ford Motor Car com- rate" he added "the Jioard of agri- ( fish laler law are subject to damages : fine. Hie was convicted on two counts
pany on the Highland Park State bank 'culture will supply veterinarians with of $10 a day. i and has completed his sentence of
Highland Michigan and are very tuberculin and tags at actual cost."j "A fish ladder is used to permit fish ' jix months in the federal jail at Guth-
handsome in design. Mr. Holt's check Gault is known as the Everet True to go up and down a river or a lake ; rie. Jinks says "I never done it but
was in the 6000 series which Indicates
that the refund in Oklahoma is among
IContlnued on Pass BighL) i1Ue very first to be ifiSUetl-
of Oklahoma and when He makes a that may have an outlet" said Deputy : they sure got me." He expects to
declaration he generally sticks to itjGame Warden Win. Robblns who was ! go back to Pawhuska and again en-
tenaciously. Jiu the city Sunday. j gage In the "restaurant business."
(By Associated Press.) 1
New Orleans La. Aug. 2-3. To
night cloudy showers; Tuesday part-
ly cloudy showers iu northern por.
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