The Guthrie Daily Leader. (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 50, No. 146, Ed. 1 Friday, January 11, 1918 Page: 1 of 8
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Every time a housewife orders beef instead of veal she is giving that calf a chance to grow into full steerhood. A three-year-old will feed more American boys at the front than a calf will
UUTHR11-; OKLAHOMA I KIDAY JANUARY 11 1918.
RUSSIA'S SAILOR MINISTER OF MARINE TALKING TO AID
SENATORS IN HE17JSE PRGBE
re inn coin
DF HAILROADS AFTER THE WAR ENDS
FLAT DFCLAH VHOX OX nus
prowsitiox is maim: nv
mi.mhfh or mi: ix-
tfhstati: c o w -
GOVERNMENT RATE IS
100 LOW FOR PROFIT
wo m:iMi st.mi.nt oi
( omim;s tio ith tp-
mfxt and oyihiifad
fmtafs a ckfat
"slungtoIl Jan 11 The govern-
ment will hold the railroads for an
indefinite period after the end of tin;
war. Flat declaration by the ai.t'.ioi
of the railroad contrd bill. Ono AY
Anderson of the interstate cmiimwee
commission that this is the iidu.in-
lstrntioti's purpose divided attention
with a bitter ifgbt over the new
question of railroad coaipensation.
Commissioner Ande'M.n mad'! his
statement before the louse coti'iiiR-
tee on interstate and ''oreign com-
merce. At the other enil of tli" -api-tol
before the senate interstate co:n-
nierrfi cotnmitee Oco ?.l Rhrlve.r
vice president of tin Halt ini-irc and
Ohio railroad tiUed vith S'nator
(.'ununins 1'nderwood and oV p." over
A flat lump rate of d per ten: 'ii
the earnings of all the roads to be
pro rated nmoiiK the roads as they
deserved Shriver state 1 'aouM ie ihe
Viest method of coimjh rsa'.ion t!ie
Roveniment could adopt. This i.y.;-
Mtstion which he said lit1 made on
bis own authority and no! for tin;
roads generally was the first a'.-
vnnml contrary to the government
pian of three year average.
Government Rate Too Lew.
Shriver then deeta'Tu' that !'i the
case of the Ualtinnn r.nd Ohlr; the
po ernnient would under it;
plan pay $2".(i!)4O0O iinuaa'iy or a;
the rate of 4.03 per c;u in vuhaigs.
This obviously he said was to. snu ll j
a return. Six pei c"'' lie tliourht. 1 C
was a fair average ip'urn.
"We are operat'.n!; the roads for
ilio good of the rouf:.." Senalc-
Cuinmiiis retorted. "Way should we
pay thcni more tbn.i we pay ordin-
ary people who helj the govei r.n.eht
on its loans at only four per cent?"
Most roads normally earn men
than four per cent Sh'ivc: answered
and ho thought it only fair they
should be permitted to maintain their
usual earnings. Sbnver. wit.'i Julius
Kruttschnitt of the Southern Pacific
Judge Alfred Thorn railroad ex-
executive counsel -:niphasiil ihr npin
ion that the government plan of com-
pensation is entirely inadequate
Senator Cummings declared that no
matter on what bash the thre-year
plan is arranged tne roads will still
Ket about ?200l)n').oii(i ;I y(vir more
tnan they deserve. Slinver tiMtjficr
on conditions amon the r.ads north
of the Ohio rivtr a. id east of the
Two southern democrats on the
house committee Montague of Vir-
ginia and Rayburn of Texas argued
with Commissioner Anderson that a
definite date should be set for the
return of the roads to their owners
Anderson insisted that this da tie
should be left to the discretion of
He admitted this is Propaganda
which will aid government owner-
(rrnitintipil on TViirc Klelit.)
The soldier boy would like
to hear from home. Send
him The Leader. By the
month by mail forty (40)
cents. Address changed as
often as desired.
True or a
may wave tho
daek '.. Hi- face
C tilt! Kaiser
; you may
l ave used up all t ho angry words
in tlio language; you may romoVe
your hat whenever a flag passes
by; you may stand up whenever
"The Star Spangled Banner" is
played; you may Invest in Liberty
Bonds; you may utter noble :i:id
patriotic sentiments but if you
cheat in making out your Income
Tax Statement you are a RUM
IU SSIANS ( HKA I i;
! m:v im ic
I Petrcgrad Jan 11J Reports from t
: Rostov today was that the Republic!
; of Don has been declared extant with !
General Kaledities as president and
' prime minister. (
DKITTY Slll'llUI-r lli:O.MO.
(ilUHS STOMA HAMS
cured 01 1 ions
shi'i ili s
of the l'e
stive hug on
band that an owner i; licins looked'
for. (Irani Itedmoii. deputy sheriff.'
found the sU'V'ii stuff in the ultick of
a deserted bouse after trailing a sus- .
prct for several hours in the storm:
li-st nigh!.. The thief is in jail but i
be wont' t"ll w!iere he got the"pork."j
;i:um im.ots ui:
rM:inin;!) i v
- V...''iiKton Jan -li - Through in-
tc.reopted communications- and
d.'ii; ;' found on a score or more of
aires'a l aliens. Kovernm-nt agenls
have discovered a concerted move-
ment to reorgauiz. (lerman sahotag"
ard anti-war propaganda in thiis coun-
try. MASONS ATTENTION
Masons arc requested to attend the
funeral services of W 1) Mclntirc Sat-
urday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Mr Mc-
lntirc died last night. Services will
be held at fc:15 Xorth Ash. Obituary
WAR BREAD'S VALUE
Demonstration To Be Held In
Every County In the Stats
Early This Year
The merits of wheatlc.s days and
meatless days will be preached thru-
out the seventy-seven counties of
Oklahoma in January and February by
a staff of home economics experts
from the extension staff of agricul-
tural and mechanical'ollege at Still-
water. Substitutes for both wheat and
meat will be used in demonstrations.
In each county visited demonstra-
ticn; will be given in making corn-
bread sweet fotato bread rice bread
grain sorghum bread and other wheat
severs or substitutes. Demonstration?
with meat substitutes will include cot-
tage cheese beans cowpeas peanuts
eggs etc and various methods of sav-
Vorren Agents to Conduct Work
In counties where there are women
agents the agents will have charge of
the demonstrations. In counties with-
out agents the demonstrations will be
conducted by specialists sent out from
headquarters at Stillwater. At pres-
ent forty-jix counties of the state
ryive women agents in the home dem-
Tile extension workers will be as-
sisted in the various counties by the
women's division of the county coun
cil of defense and by the woman coun-
1 ty chairman in the food administra-
1 thin wnidr.
I The women agents will make their
i own dates and select the places for
I lidding the demonstrations
j Mr j Kmmons will begin actively in
i Logan when 1he weather permits.
!piant Fully Equipped With Eight
Gallons on Hand pnd 210
More In the Making
A fully equipped distillery located
in Broadway addition of Druniriglv
with gallons of raw whiskey cm h.u I
and L'ld gallons in process of disill-
ing was uncovered Wednesday by Do-
Hity United States marshals with the
assistance of Urumrigbt officers.
The plant which is described by
the officers as being one of the ln-al
ever found in this section of Olibiho
ma was located in a cellar made .
i concrete and connected with a cistern
! made of the same material.
G K Maze the owner of the plant
evi-jwa's arrested and admitted that he
i had operated the plant lor six weeks
; Eisio Rodrkmez. a Snar.ish cirl. also
yas taken into custody. They are
being held by the ('reek county of-
ficials. Admitting thai he went into Hie
for a money making nropo-
Ssition Maze had a chicken house built
on the side of his one room cottage
and a pig pen with thirty shoals. He
ifed the bran from the distillery to the
! pigs and chickens.
i The enlrance to the cellar was thru
a trap door in a laboratory buiU on
the side of the house. This passage-
j way led t() the cellar where the cook
; ing was done. Then ihe worm was
i piped to the cistern for the moling
j The grade of whiskey is said to be
I good as that tirned out by any dis
Maze told the officers that he would
plead guilty to the charge.
As a result of the discovery the
United States government will likely
jiwn three lots and the improvements
on them in Drumright. It is a law
that all property be confiscated where
illegal distilling is found.
Maze says that he got his experi-
ence in southern Tennessee where
he was born and reared. He is about
60 eyars old.
I 001) Si l l ATlONOr
Washington Jan Id The food sit-j
nation in Europe is regarded hore as
so critical that the tood adnnn.stra-
tion is planning to release an addi-
tional UVWlVIOn bushels of wheat de-
spite the fact that the normal exrort
surplus had been shipped by the mid -die
of December. The American ;e-
ple will be asked to ave to male n;.
With the American Army in Frauce
January 11 Here is the advice of the j
.chief surgeon of the army to the sol- j
diers on how to keep well j
"Keep your feet as dry as po2:l !
bio. " i
"Wear plenty of warm clothing. Re-1
port cases of sickness immediately.!
"The army will look out for the!
This photograph i-bows Debinkoff j
Hie new Russian minister of marine. I
who a few week. ago was a common J
si ilor in the Russian navy. He was i
found between decks and hoisted from
his humble place to command of the
Russian navy. Here ho is i.hown j
talking with his chief aid another j
loan el tn sain." origin.
GROCERS LIMIT SALES
Efforts to Block Hoardinr Is
Made Ey State Food Dictator ;
Flour and Sunrar Cur-
tPiled Itetail grocers received a circular
letter from the s'.ate fool administra-
tion yesterday !aing out further de-
tails and plans under which they must
work. The letler states that the gro-
cer should try to sell flour in twenty-
four pound sacks and must not sell
more than iiS pounds to an individual
customer. The same rule applies to
s'.ig'i". Sunar may be sold in the
u:aial manner fiO-eeiit packages pre-
ferred but. no customer mav pur
chase more than a dollar's worth.!
The.-;'; rulings do not apply to ranches
;r places where there is more than
one family to feed.
The same principle applies to all j
itaple arlicleo. The grocer is asked!
o confine his purchases and sales of!
canned goods to the normal demand i
One statement in the letter said: j
'Tie essential point is that instead
of intending to increase your busi- i
ncss you should refuse to allow it!
io increase dining the present emer-
The grocer is asked not. to adver-'
'.ise prices on ffour sugar and a'l J
.staple articles and to fry to meet the
demand as il '-lior.ld be under normal 1
KHIHI.WY OITKKS TO PAY
PON DKATM OF XOIJLKMW
Aaim.iofoA t- i
Madrid. Jan The German gov
eminent haa offered to pay the fani-jlF
iiy of Enrique- Granados the Spanish
ccniposer GC0.00O pesetas as indemni-
ty for th.e loss of their father.
Enrique Granados and his wife
! were lost in the sinking of the Brit-
! ish cross-channel steamer Sussex in
i March 19 111.
"MILLIONS OF TOS OF
STEKL ON Um HOOKS
' -!'-" "r:" -' o--
i i th" l'nit"d Sl iics
;; 1 mc I! 1 amounted
an increase of 4s-U-1
el with the orders'
s on th" be
! coi .ii1
b.l'.-i i .7 1 i to:
tons ci. . :
on Nov o" pciord.'ns
report issued today.
to the monthly
New Orleans Jan Id Tonight fair
continued colder; Saturday generally
ii U and warmer.
MORE MUSIC AND
BETTER BRASS BANOS
Uncle Sam Has
That In Mind
ica's War Program
Ta-a-a ta ta la -a liuoin!
Sammy is going to have good music
and lots of it.
'I'h." bandmaster and his erew will
play a protoini i( pr.rl in Sammy's
And sailors too. They'll have bet-
ii ; music than ever before. Join;
I'hillp Sou a has been spending a deal
i i' bin valuable musical lime -building
up a wonderful band at. the (irei't
Lakes Training station north of Thi-
ol go and tin; future admirals sure do
i.'i ipreciate his c fforts.
Kvery cantonmi ni has its own bands
- one for each rcgimeiiL is the war
d' partment's program. These hands
arc made up of selective service men.
young fellows who played in tholi
I'mve town hands before Uncle Sain
0. IleJ 1. litem to the colon young fol-
ic ws from big citi'-s most noted bandi-
(lunei'.tl I'ei.ihing has ordered that
ill army l ands he im-: roved and
strengthened so the I mops may have
the InspiiuLon of first-class martlai
1. -m:U Aiacriciii army bands will bi
i'li-reascd in :!rei'.gth from L'S pieces
lo approxiuia'oly IlKKronchi number
"') mi n. In addition to these Fr"iicl
Iviuds have rs high as I'M dr.in:ni"i'h
it il tl mi) peters.
Kvery effort will be made tn
si '. ciif'tlc'i! our bands both over here
end in France. Enlistments of hand.-;-i.icu
will be sought and every select-
ive .'.-! vice man who can play a banu
Iiu trnmcnt will be given a chance to
i;ke good at tooting a horn or pound-
ii g a drum.
ficnch officers believe that a large
nicusure of their succe;s at. Verdun
l.iay he accorded their musicians.
At the front bandsmen act a'
stretchier bearers and in other way;
assist the hospital corps.
Jiark at the base they help Sammy
forget the mud and dangers of the
ii. si line ii-ericues
YOU DIDYT DO IT
THIS WAY THY AGUN
! There was al.-o a humorous side
to the "icy fallings" today. If you
v.er.e down town you can bear this
i out. If you wero at home and missed
them then read the program of the
latest up to date approved method:
t Primary slide (one foot). i
! Waving of arms.
: Secondary slide (other foot).
Giving of voice.
Tertiary slide (both feet).
Leaving the ground.
.Midair acrobatics (corset buster).
A'i'ihting (seeing things).
Occasionally th"re was the "jazz
fall" that is when one was taking a
j fall to the tinkle of the street can
pi.d the beautiful language of the driv-
j a of a stalled' car.
j The "military skid" was another
i iateresting step. It started out "dou
ble time' 'and ended with a complete
Harry Ardery gave a demonstration
of tine "Bear Cat Squabble" It took
the aid of two policemen and an auto
skid to lift him; he fell on his stom
ach and did the glide as a secondary
Looms as U. S.
More gas masks and fewer cor-
sets. This is the edict of war chiefs.
Tremendous demand for masks to
equip American troops in Franco
has led to a definite plan for the
conversion of numerous corset
factories to supply tho War De-
The conversion of the corset
plants or lit least the curtailment
of their normal output in order
that their facilities n ay be devot-
ed to war essentials is part of the
military program being worked
out by the War Industries board.
Scores of manufacturers havo
volunteered to co-operate in this
scheme and have been assured
against financial less through
preference in Government orders.
INCOME TAX INSPITiTOH
IS OX Till; 1015 TODAY
Herman Muhlhorr income tax in-
spocor is at the First National bank
today. He came in with tho storm
last night. Anyone who is uncertain
as lo whether his income la suffici-
ent to pay Uncle Sam a war tax is
welcome to ca'l and Mr Muhlhorr will
tell you just where you stand. Ho
will bo bore for several days.
FiASTFH OKLAHOMA IS
NOT AltID DISTINCT
Eastern Oklahoma ia not tho arid
ection coi tain "dry" advocates would
have it appear. At the next term of
federal court which begins at Musko-
gee next Monday 1117 whiskey cases
'.;avo been set down for trial. The
defendants are charged with introduc-
ing and illegal possession.
London Jan II Notwithstanding
extreme internal strife involving the
fate of the nation the Bolshevik! gov-
rrunent has found lime to decree that
tussia shall adopt phonetic spelling
n January 14.
Threo vowels and one consonant
wero eliminated from tlie UiimsI:iii
-3 1 lil
ALL RECORDS FOR YEAHE
Low Gas Pressure Acconipaiiie;;
Howling1 Blizzard in Ceutr.il
Oklr-ttioma; Rail Traffic
Old Boreas swooped down on cen-
tral Oklahoma last night. With mer-
cury floating around the zero point
md gas pressure nearly nil Okla-
homa is suffering today.
The heaviest snowfall in twenty
years visited this section
is buried under snow bank.' lie-
ports from other points show heavy
snowfall accompanied by high winds
Naturally when the temperature
reached low tho natural gas pressure
worked in harmony.
Railroads are tied up. The Santa
Fe is trying hard to operate passen-
ger trains with indifferent suecesi.
The interurban quit early while
tie city car service is snowed under.
Even the jitneys experienced trouble
in negotiating the streets hist night
and this morning.
Mail carrier did not go out Friday
ard the public schools although open-
ing on lime this morning dosed at
noon for the day owing to low gas
At points east of the city snow
banked six feet deo.pt.
The millnian and the coal man were
urablo to dig into many houses this
mcrning and as a result many homes
Friday afternoon saw a rise in tem-
perature and sunshine. Old timers
say the blizzard bnsf niuht .
1 PVer in nv
j viYuiuuuia vvilii
l.Otl ? Y
SHOUT) NOT BE
TO SMTP HY A
STATl.MI M OF FACTS
THAT I0 NOT
DEM OF MAIL TO
i:TIHi: COUNTHY WILL UK
SlTtYI.D MOHi: HAIMDLY IX
I I T UHi;; NAT ION-WIOi;
S CHUNK TO AH)
SIIH'.MFAT S ItY
Washington Jan 11 Secretary
Enker's examination today before
the senate military committee was
warmed up by a rapid cross-fi'ln'j
cf questions by senators of both pn -ties
who did not agree with the gen -ernl
favorable view of war preid''.i-
tions deplored by Mr Piker yc&tard.iy.
The senators declare umt h la iltz-
Icration that war supplies wore -uln
tjiiate would mislead the country.
Senator Weeko declared that the
country "should not be lulled to s'rp
by the general statement of fi:tu ! ;Jt
did not exir.t." Mr Baker explnu.eJ
that he meant to convey only the on-
pies'. I on that all tho men read ter
the fighting line were adsqnatcly
Senator Weeks Kepublicnn an:t
Senators Chamberlain and Hitchcock
Democrats took the lead in cross ex-
amining the secretary and at timcj
handled him without cjlovea.
Auto Delvery For
Washington Jan 11 Beginning
practically tomorrow morning Posl-
nias'ir lieneral Bitrleson will 1 ill lu-
lu unilVd operation a nat'oiiil cont-
'i a eheusivo scheme of automobile host
deliveries that will be pot ant. ally tho
greatest Htcp yet taken to reduce the
co t of living and at tho .-Mine time
relievo t!i0 freight conge t.ou to a
llundtvdii of motor tru l:-'. o.;rat-
i: g over great trunk routco -. '.tending
IVoni Portland Ma-no to Jacksonville
j Florida; from Baltimore to C'inoago;
'f.oui Chicago to Nr iv Orleans and
I I'-oni New Orleans to Savannah will
go through farming districts and make
dir'ct. connection.- with tho nearest
i markets and wilh privi.to consumers
j They wilt deliver food dairy farm
j and garden products by parcel post
j 1 mlted packages direct from ;io-
j decor to consumer.
I l)."livcr ii erishahle food from four
:.! eight days f re her than the rail-
In ads or other system can now.
! Reduce the cost of transportation
I throughi the elimination of from one
it.. five handlings although the par-
! eel iiosl rats of one cent a pound
Carrying any produce) not exceeding
".i pounds or more than St inches
I measured around Ihe package both
The routes are: Portland .Maine to
Baltimore and Washington by way of
Nasua N H Word-outer Mass Hart-
ford Conn New York City; thence
to Philadelphia by two route.- East-
laond Pa; thence to Oxford Pa and
Paltimcre and Washington. From
Philadelphia a big spur will be -sent.
( Atlantic City.
Baltimore and Washington Jacli-
sonvllle by the way of Richmond Va
I.vnchhiirg. Va thence to Columbus
S C by two mates Gt'eem-boro N C
and Chariot to N (' and Raleigh; from
Columbus Augusta Macon Ga and
From Macon and Augusta doubled
spurs extend to Savannah on Ilia
From Columbia the spur to Charles -
Ciintlnii(l on Piife Kisht.)
Those who scan the Want
Columns of The Leader very
often Profit By Pointers
Gleanotd. There are Tips and
Pointers Which Bring Profit.
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