The Guthrie Daily Leader (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 49, No. 25, Ed. 1 Tuesday, February 9, 1915 Page: 1 of 6
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IME GUTHME DAILY LEADER
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GUTHKIE OKLAHOMA' TUESDAY FEBRUARY 9 1915.
Russian Forces are
Days' BJoody Fighting; Casualty
List is Great
KAISER'S FORCES DRIVE
RUSSIANS FROM BIOH
Russian Duma in Session; More Lib
eral Laws are Demanded; Turks
Claim Successes Near
' London Feb. 9. The fierce German attacks on the Warsaw
front is again at a standstill according to reports from 'both Berlin
and Pctrograd. On the other hand the Russian capital reports that
en each wing of the eastern battle line the Russian offensive has
been resumed. The official Russian communication claims that the
Russians have made great progress on the Hungarian side of the
wartern-. Carpathian' mountain ranges as well as having gained a
success in Mezolabori-s which resulted in driving back the enemy with
considerable losses in guns and prisoners.
...The Austro-German army is said to have met with reverses on
the C.alician side of the Uzsok-aii JtekiJ- passes. Balancing these
Russian successes are the Russian admission of .their retirement be-
fore ftronjr forces in Dukowina and the Austrian claim of having
entered the'vo.wn of Kimolang in Crown Land. In eastern Prtft-""
sia the fighting has apparently assumed a more desperate character.;
RUSSIA.-- DlftvIA MEETS AT PEROGRAD
Petrograd Feb. 9. The Duma held its first session today since
August. Owing to the change in conditions between Unpeople the
"overnment as a result of the war it is expected the session will be
marked by events that may make history in the development of po-
litical intuitions. The new spirit of the Duma was reflected at once
after its -.formation of a demand for greater popular rights and the
abolition of political and religious disability.
TURKS BOMBARD YALTA ONT BLACK SEA.
Constantinople. Feo. 9. A Turkish official announcement made
today refer to a "successful reconnoitering march" of the Turkish
forces on Egypt. The reports say that some companies of Turkish
infantry crossed the Suez canal and parts of thr Turkish fleet heavily
bombarded-Yalta a Russian Black Sea port in Crimea.
ADMINISTRATION TALKS ON FLAG INCIDENT.
Washington Feb. 9. The administration view of the hoisting
of an American flag on the Lusitania as stated today on the highest
authority is that the use of other flags by the ships of nations at war
is such a customary practice that no formal protest can be made but
that it be proper to send to Great Britain a note pointing out the
dangers to neutral shipping which may follow if such practice is
ALLIES WILL STICK TO END
(Budapest Feb. 9. Via Amsterdam
and London. The news-pa;ier Azet
teduy publishes an interview which
its Home correspondent had with
Prince- Von Buelow the German am-
bassador to Italy in wftlch the former
Imperial chancellor denies ho told the
Italian government that Germany
would "not demur if the Austro-Hun-garian
monarchy was destroyed. He
"Germany is as little inclined to
leave the monarchy In the lurch as
the monarchy is inclined to conclude
a separate peace."
Kegarding the Italian policy Prime
Von Buelow said he was confideit
that the wiBdom and judgment of the
Italian government would enable U to
find the right road to travel
"Moreover " the ambassador is
quoted f saying "Austria-Hungarj
will facilitate an arrangement where-
by Italy henceforth will be able to
maintain an untroubled understand-
ing with the central powers"
TL'RKS IN FULL RETREAT
lAndon. Ke. 9-The ofricial pre"
bureau ha. made public an official
dispatch received from Cairo which
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fuli retreat eastward. There are no
enemy forces within twenty mile or
tiie Suez canai. io uw-
. iMni renr EliardS.
except sroan -
Kusslas unexpected adoption ot
.. i nnionil from
offensive operauons m i --
. . . an mrpntlv nae
whifh tne vtruiaw
.... j...!.- imtui fon'es. botB
to the north and south furnishes the
. u military
106t striking nature i -situation
on the European continent
From German sources It is lutlBti
Victorious in Four
that the plans for the capture or
Warsaw still are being pushed. But
the Russians claim several minor
successes at various points and de-
clare that the German attach reached
its climax several days ago.
Deadlock In East Prussia.
Another huge segment of the iKus-
sian army is continuing its efforts ror
a firmer foothold in the Carpathians
but it is admitted the Gern.ans and
Austrlans have gained some ground.
At one point a severe snowstorm is
said to have aided the Auslro-Huu-caiian
troops In an action which
Vienna states has resulted in heavy
losses to the Russian forces in Dukla
From East Prussia there is little
news the Germans claiming to have
the situation well in haud so far as
concerns the prevention of a further
Russian advance without the most
In France and Flanders the situa-
tion is without change.
Losses Average 4000 a Week.
Both sides are alert for the slight-
est indication of activity on the part
of their opponents. The British and
French are undoubtedly taking ad-
vantage of every day's delay to throw
Army affairs came up for discus-
sion In the British house of commons
today and the prime minister made
the statement that the British casuaL
tics the beginning of the war
had reached a total of 104000. Tals
is an average of 40 1 men weekly m
killed wounded and missing.
The Royal hotel manages to change
hotel on aa average of once a week.
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This is the Canadian Pacific bridge
over the St. Croix at Vancoboro Me
which was partly blown up by a
German who gave his name as Wer-jthe Canadian Pacific to New Bruna-
ner von . Horn and said lie was an wick where shipments of soldierw
officer of the German anr.y. The . ammi'iiition and supulies for the war
' ' GUILTY
ARMOUR SWIFT AND
OTHERS MUST PAY BIG
FINES TO STATE
(By Associated Press.)
Jefferson ICity 'Mo.. Feb. 9. The
paeWing firms of Armour & Co. SwUt
Co. St. Jouis Dreased Beef &
Provision Co.; Hammond Packing Co.
and (Morris & Co. were found guilty
today of violating the state anti trust
low by the Missouri supreme court.
(An order of ouster has been issued
tbut the companies were allowed to
remain In the state on the payment
of $26000 fine each. The fine to be
paid by March Tlth. The suit was
tiled by Governor Major when he was
E IS A CHANCE '
TO SHOW PATRIOTISM
Every Able Bodied Man in City
Should Contribute a Mite
Towards Good Roads
livery citizen of Guthrie stiouw
show his ipatriotism and public
spiritedness tomorrow by getting out
and working on the road or sending a
man or a team The travel season
will soon open when hundreds and
thousands of cars from the north and
northeast will be going to San
Francisco to the fair and the ma-
jority of them will want to go the
southern route necessitating their
crossing Oklahoma. '
tiuthrie can get this travel if the
north and south highway in this
county is put in proper condition at.
once.' Tomorrow is the time to do
much of this won't and the neople all
along the line are taking an interest
and will help. The Skeleton hill li
now in fine condition and the next
bad place is between the city ami
the new Cimarron bridge north on
Division and there is Work for
hundred men and twenty or more
teams there tomorrow. The weather
premises to be fine and it will do
you good to get out and work awhile.
Anyhow if you can not come tele-
phone the secretary of tie Chamber
of Commerce thnt you will psy for
man or a toam. Po your share.
.Wni Hitzhanpt is sick. In bed.
Up By Werner von Horn Before
bridge formed the most important
link between Canada and tho British
isles. It was-on the. short route ot
have been made.
The prisoner a powerfully butit
German six feet two Inches tall
weighing about 190 pounds is un-
deniably German and gives everv
appearance of having had military
tiaining. According to the authori-
ties he makes no attempt to conceal
the fact that at midnight Monday
Feb. 1 he placed a large charge ot
ni.roglycerine" near the Canadian end
of the bridge therefore in British
territory and exploded it in the hope
of cutting off the long procession of
grain trains general food trains
troop trains and horse trains for
10 RAISE HONEY FOB
Patrons' Club of City Will Give
Colonial Party at High School
The spectacle ot two children car-
rying a wooden pail of water from a
neighboring well to the school room
where it was "passed around" to the
pupils was a familiar sight thirty
years ago .before the era of modern
sanitary equipment. W'itlt the roller
towel the soap box and wash stand
and the town pump with its solitary
dipper. The tilings have be?n rele-
gated to the scrap heap of antiquity.
Today such a thing is difficult to
find. Even the wilds of western Kan-
sas and Oklahoma one finds all school
buildings equipped with the sanitary
drinking fountain. It is indeed pe-
vuliar in a city like Guthrie with Its
paved streets and splendid public
buildings to see the old water bucket
and pump still in use by the school
children. This is what the Patrons'
club of Guthrie has recognized.
They are therefore taking sleps to
install the uodern drinking fountains
in every r.chool building of the city.
Surely everyone will support them ih
this movement. The Colonial Party
Feb. 22nd at the City Hall is given
for the purpose raising the money
needed. He there and help them out
as well as have a good time.
Married By Rev. Nichols.
Idias. David Williams and IdeKa
Pmiti bnili nf Rinlev were iinitpd in
j marriage at the home of Rev. Geo. O
Monday afternoon at
SALOON m CLOSES M
m m MHOS REVIVAL
Evans City. Pa.. Feb. S.-Kvans
y nev. i-r. n. n...ui ... "
Olenn Auditorium. Mothers' Day was
observed yesterday a.tenioo.i. All of
the limitless houses with two excep-
i - . A IT f : ff! I. I .
tions closed during the service and .
one hotel man C. H .Miller propria-j iC. M. Puma received word today
tor of the Miller House closed his that his son Roy. Is ill with pneu-
bar and attended the meeting. 'There' nionia at Prumright. He is employ-
have been ink conversions so far. led by AVe'nberger and Croper. .
warded from northern and eastern
Canada to St. John N B. for ship-
ment tol the British armies auroai.
He proudly exhibits a .German flag
which was wrapped around his! left
ana v.hen he was captured i
SENATOR JONES HOLDS
FLOOR 12 HOURS; EXTRA
. (By Associated Press.)
Washington D. . Feb. 9. An-i
other night session of the Benate ana
threats of many more found the ship
hill arlll holnn. tnaadrl nlmnt- in a apn
of debate. The republican filibuster
is again in full blast. Senator Jones j
of Washington held the floor vir-j
tually all night and ended his speech
at 8:20 this morning.
fresident Wilson intimated today
that he would call a special session
if the bill is filibustered to death
IRepublieuns now declare tl.at they
will tall;) off the vote until March
4 th if needs be.
Primaries to Be Held March
29th and Election on April 6th;
March 19th Last Day to File
City primaries to select candidates
for the office of Commissioner ci
Public Safety and members of the
a hool board will be held on iMarcn
29th. It will be necessary for a:l
candidates to file their nomination
j Papers witn the
'March 19th. It
city clerk before
would bo well lor
cardidate to file with the secretary
of the county election board also. The
ciiy election will be held April 6th.
The hearing- on." the r. proposed
amendment to the charter will re
held Wednesday. If the petition is j
found sufficient a vote on the
amendment will be had at the same
I time that the city election is held.
April B;a SakJ tUjr nprk j)tInllanl
t0(ay. ..The report that Kvml
hundred names were knocked from
Aho eition l.- the tnavor and
cWrk s rrroneols nolnln? of
kjn(1 nag lak(m ;lure ..
JURY IN DUKE DYE
Vote Stands 10 For Acquittal
Officer Charged With Shoot
ing Colored Boy
The jury in the Ouke Dye Case at
2 o'clock thi afternoon returned
verdict of not guilty.
After .being out 17 hours the Jury
in the iDuke Dye case filed into dis
trict court Just before noon today and
announced that they were apparently
hopelessly apart. The court asked
t'he foreman how they stood and was
informed that the division was ten
for acquittal and two for conviction
At VZ o'clock last' night the vote stood
6 and fi. The first vote this morning
stood S to 4 and remained that way
for several ballots Just before noon
two who had been holding for con
viction changed and the vote since
then has been 10 and 2. Judge Hus
ton ordered them to return to the
'jury Tooin and endeavor to reach
(Dye a Santa Fe detective is
'charged with the murder of Walter
(Coombs! a young negro who was shot
'January 2Tth on the 'Santa iFe right of
way. The officer swore he did not
fire the shots. The 'boy left a dying
statement in which he charged IXrke
with firing the shots. A number of
mtlnna.nn nil nnln.n tnaHFtnrl tfh a V
.'saw him fire the shots.
I TIX DE
CISION IS RENDERED
BY ATTORNEY GENERAL
lAssistant Attorney General J H
i.Mlley held in an opinion furnislied
Monday to State Treasurer IW. -'L.
Alexander that; the money collected.
by school districts for their sinking
fund coming under the corporation
school tax head should be held by
the districts and divided where col.
lectod. The only portion of the cor-
poration school tax to 'be forwarded
to t'he state treasurer the opinion
said is that for the general school
fund. Treasurer 'Alexander requested
the opinion as a result of a demand
made upon him by the county treas-
urer of iBeckham county.
MOTHER OF FRANK
TILGH1N PASSES AWAY
i '.Mrs. A. Tilghman mother of Frank
and William Tilghman died at iDodge
City iKans. Sunday. Frank who
lives in Guthrie reached his mother's
(bedside on Sunday morning before
she passed away in the evening.
!. He brought the remains here on the
H:i5fl train this morning and at 3
o'clock the 'body will bes taken on the
Rock Island to Chandler to be buried
by the side of t'he deceased husband.
Mrs. Tilghman united with the Meth-
odist Episcopal church at the age of
14 years and has been faithful to her
church ard her God for 72 years
faithful -to a ripe old age of 86 years.
A short service was conducted by
Rev. Nicholas of the Episcopal church
and The Ladies of tba G. A. R. will
conduct the burial set-vice. ' The de-
ceased was an honored member of
POULTRY SHOW OPENS;
FINE DISPLAY OF BIRDS
The Logan County Poultry and Pet
Stock show opened this morning 't
the Ileadles' building opposite the
post office and will continue until
Saturday. The display of .poultry is
a fine one and is attracting muri
attention and the pet stock interests
all visiors. Every person who is in-
terested in poultry raising for protit
or pleasure or in the growth and de-
velopment of the industry in this
county should attend the show.
FIOEO AT FLEEING NEGRO
HITS BYSTANDER: 4 YEARS
Pawnee. Okla.. Feb. 3. O rover
Smith an attache of a traveling
show was convicted today of the
killins of James Rrookes at Kalston
last summer. Smith fired at a negro
and killed Brookes who was looKinSj
on. The jury found him guilty ot
mcnsiatighter and sentenced him to
INSURANCE COMMISSION! R
WELCH AND CORP. COM;
WATSON ON GRILL '
CONTROL. OF PENAL INSTITU- . '
K WITIJ AFFAIRS BOARD
Appropriation Asked For to Ffct
Spread of Mouth and Foot
Disease in State
Oklahoma City Okla. Feb.. 8 A
resolution to investigate the official
conduct of Corporation Commissioner
A. p. Watson . was drawn last- night
and it is understood upm reliable
authority will be Introduce in the
house ot representatives hy BLi 11.
Fitzgerald of Hobart a dewocratk;
member this evening.
Charges made during the. campaign'
to the effect that Commissioner Wat.
son had been Wined and ' dined in
the. private cars tl railroad ofttcials
at Hobart and also 1n Ttilsa and "
the same time charged the state Vi'Jh
hotel bills and that he acepted a car-
load of coal as a present for alleged
favors to the coal trust are the mam
alegations upon which the probe will
be asked it Is said. Aa 'affidavit!
charging Commissioner .Watson '-with
using' the coal .af. his residence never
was denied. The commissioner -will
be asked to explain thfs it Is under
stood.. According to LeKoy Hilei yhd
hauled the coal the commissioner'
cellar was not large enough to bold
it all. :
IS VOTED FOR ' . O V
Oklahoma City. Okla.;' Yeh. A
resolution calling for investigation V
the state' Insurance department. ..was
adopted by the house Monday atter-
nocn. An amendment provides that
the charges against Commissioner A.
L. Welch shall be open to the public.
(Continued on Page Six.)
TO STATE PRIS0.7
Arthur Allen Draws 2 Years and
Julius Allen 23; Each Killed
' Two negroes both charged 'with
identically the same kind of crime
were sentenced in district court this
morning by Judge IHuston Arthur1
Allen killed Mrs. Tempia Cumby dur-!
ing a church scrap. A jury gave htm
2 year In the MciAlester prison.' The
same jury-later in the week found-
Julius Allen another negro also
charged with killing a woman.' i
years in prison. The two men
taken to IMcAlester today by Sheriff.
Sherwood. . s r . f .-
(Copyrijht. by Mcciur. arm.!..) . .
What Government Forecaster Report
Via Ophlia '
(Uy Associated Press.)
New Orleans la. Feb. 9. To-
night fair warmer; yrdnesdaf.
partly cloudv. . .
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