The Guthrie Daily Leader (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 48, No. 107, Ed. 1 Monday, November 16, 1914 Page: 1 of 8
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I In Meanwhile Tall Visitor
J of Hercules Water and the
Municipal Bath House.
UES TAKE OFFENSIVE
of Shell and Shrapnel
Snow and Cold
Awful Condition on Battle-
fields in Flanders and
(By Associated Press.)
Paris Nov. 16. flic official announcement issued today from the
French wir oifice says:
"Yesterday alonjj the Yser canal between Nieuport and Dixmudc
the fighting was limited to artillery exchanges. The Germans who
endeavored to cross the Yser canal lietween Dixmude and Bixschotte
were forced to retire under a hail of .shell. A full German regiment
was destroyed la:t night .south of Dixschotte. Two German attacks
near Ypres were repulsed.
"The French have taken the offensive and have driven the enemy
fron the jwsitions taken by them several days ago. Many prisoners
cannon and other munitions of war were captured.
KHEDIVE TO THE FRONT.
Berlin Nov. 16. According to rqorts received here today from
Constantinople the Khedive of Egypt will leave the Turkish capital
shortly to assume command of Turkish operations against the enemy in
Abbas Ildmi the Khedive of Egypt has been in Constantinople
eince the outbreak of hostilities. 1 le owes his spiritual allegiance to the
Sultan as head of ihe Mohammedan faith. .
SNOW FALLS; FOLLOWED liV COLD RAINS.
London Nov. 16. The Times corresjMiident in Northern France
reports a fall of snow followed by a cold rain turning the roads into
channels of mud. The rejwrt says:
"The bad weather is making the roads very dangerous for motor
travel and although the winter weather may not stop the fighting it
will make the conditions extremely trying."
BRITISH SHIPS INJURED P.V GERMAN GUNS.
Berlin Nov. 1 6. According to information given officially to the
press today rqorts reaching Berlin from Geneva set forth that the
British torpedo lxat destroyer Falcoin the cruiser Brilliant and sloop
of war Rinaldo have been disabled by German gun on the Belgian
The Falcon had a complement of sixty men and two eighteen inch
torpedo tubes. The Brilliant carried 270 men two vix inch and ix
4 inch guns. The Tl.fialdo had a crew of 130 and carried tour 4 inch
GERMANS RF.rORT VICTORIES NEAR ARGONNE.
Berlin Nov. lC. The official announcement from the war office
"German attacks in Flanders js progressing slov.lv but in the Ar-
onne district the Germans have made further imjortant successes.
The Germans repulsed the enemy near St. Allupcnen and drove them
back at Lipno."
WAR COST TO ENGLAND FIVE MILLIONS DAILY.
London Nov. 16. Premier Asqtiith today stated in the House of
Commons that the war was already co-ting England four and a half
to five million dollars dailv.
GREEKS TO BUILD NEW SHIPS WITH ENGLISH MONEY.
London. Nov.. (. The Exchange Telegraph's Athens correspon-
dent says: It was announced in the Grecian cham!er of deputies to-
day that England had advanced the Greeks eight million dollars to pay
for warships for Greece to he constructed in Engli-h shipyards.
RAGING BLIZZARD ON
Jxnlon. Nor. e. After fo'ir
weeks of most desperate fichtin?
here was a lull in the hattle in
Flanders Sunday. "With this -.
however. ha come Vit little relief for
the rrwn !n the tren he. as the rifle
and artillery fire to mhich the.- have
been subjected with hardlv an- intrv-
to Retire Under Hail
Rains Add to
n-.ission has Won replaced bf one of
these severe ftorms whi. h often ac-
company November In this latitude.
Jn ftnc jorts of KnIand ibe storm
has reached the j ro;ort;on cf a Miz-
ard: on the sea a hemy ale rases
and the battlefields are getting their
f ill t iare of :nd and rain Fcr
(Continued on Paje Six.)
Naval Fighting Ground Between the Turks and the Allies
IS NOW NEW
THAT ALL FOREIGNERS
WILL BE PROTECTED
('By Associated Press.)
Washington Nov. 1C Consul Still-
man tins atternoon auvisea me buue
department that hostilities between
the warring factions in Mexicrrhane
ceased pending the outcome of fur
ther peace parleys.
Washington. Nov. 10 Eulalio Cut-
ierrez today tormany nouneu me
United States of his assumption of
power as provisional president 01
Mex-ieo and guarantees protection for
Americans and all ether foreigners.
Mexico CitJy Xov Ifi. Demanding
the retirement of Carranza General
Gutierrez the new president of Mex-
ico gives the former first chief 21
hours in which to abdicate. If no
definite reply Is received by Monday
night a general movement against
Carranza will be ordered.
Consul Silliman telegraphed to the
6tate department from Mexico 1 it y
Sunday that possibilities of pea. e
settlement of the differences bctwem
Oneral Carranza and the Aguas Cal-
ientes convention were brighter than
ever with an agreement eliminating
further hostilities further ex-pected.
HACK WILL TROUBLE
SETTLED BY LITIGANTS
All litigants in the Camniack ease
have signed articles of agreement and
the famous Canvmaek win case is
aliout to he settled out of court. The
agreement finally entered into gives
Ida nupp the late Jonn Camma ):.'
housekeeper. ?7.".0 and a ehilds shar?
in the estate which amouts to a!o it
one seventh of $!0im. The estate
will be sold and V M. Iironson. ad-
ministrator will niae the division
among the heirs. When John Can
mack died he left his housekeeper.
Mrs. Hupp $7"0 in cash and a childV
Interest in his estate. The children
refused to abide by the will and in-
stituted proceedings to have it ret
aside. After much tliiatian throu:'i
two courts th settlement was flr.aV.y
made by the attorneys and the hc.
Out of Town Traae urowing.
The records of the railroad fare re-
fund bureau of the cha:i.hr of com-
merce hvr that the out of tir.v:i
trade of Guthrie is constantly crow-
ing even in these quM times. It I?
becoming more penerally known a"
jover northern Oklahoma that Guthrie
j H the best tradine joint in the state
and that the merchants refund the
railway fares of out of town punh: s-
GUTHRIE OKLAHOMA MONDAY NOVEMBER !(! 1911.
'The Dardanelles the Sea of Mar-
mora and the Bosporus will he the
scene of mighty naval battles be-
tween the fortifications of the Turks
and the fleets of the allies. For some
time the British and French fleets
have bombarded the fortifications at
the Dardanelles (but so far there has
been no result. It is not known if
DISTRICT COURT IS
Charles Mackey Alleged "Stick-
Up" Man is First at Bat; His
Partner Comes Next
'District court began grinding on
jury trials t'ais mrring. Charles
Mackey the alleged "stick-up" man
went to hat !fiTst. Moman iPrueitt of
Oklahoma City is defending him and
Coun.flyi (Attorney Adams .prosecuting.
At the last moment it was agreed to
try the two men charged with the
crime separately. J. .1. Starling the
other prisoner who is charged with
aiding Macikey in the hold-up 'will be
The two men are charged with en
tering the Royal hotel several months
ago and holding up .poker players
They got away with about. $ 10-0 but
were later captured at Oklahoma City.
NATION'S NEW CURRENCY
SYSTEM BEGINS TODAY;
REGIONAL BANKS SOON
(Ily Associated Press.)
Washington No. Ifi. .Secretary
MoAdoo today signed a formal order
announcing that the twelve federal
reserve banks were established and
ready for business. It was the final
step required to set in motion t'.ie
nation's new currency sjetem. The
opening of the regional hanks throu-
ghout the country will follow imme-
diately. TWO MORE STATES
U'y .Associated Press )
Washington. Nov. Ifi. The state
of Connecticut and Montana have
!een jdaced under fNleral quarantine
following outbreaks of foot and
"The work accomplished by the
grand jury which adjourned last Sat-
urday was the fastest ever done in
the western district." said Jud-e
Herod todav. "And moreover. he
added rnore Indictments resulted
Judge Fain certainly bandies a gran 1 1
Jury like an old hand.
battleships with heavy puns have
been brought to the scene. The walls
of Constantinople and the forts to
protect that city from the Itussian
battleships in the Black Sea are not
sufficient it is believed to withstand
a heavy attackt If the allied fleets
go through the Dardanelles and the
Sea of Marmora it is believed Con-
stantinople will fall.
WITH WHTTE SLAVERY
Tennessee Negro Who Has Been
Robbing Oklahoma Negroes
at Last in Limbo
J. V. Snow charged with violating
the Mann white rrarrrrlaw was cap-
tured and brought to Cuthrie this
morning. iSnow is charged with
transporting two girls from Ft. Worth
to Oklahoma City. The crime was
committed in it he spring of ilJMH. The
girla later made complaint to the po-
lice of that place. All are colored.
Snow is black as Erebus and is a
veny smooth customer. Last year
just before entering the white slav-
ery game in Texas he viedted this
city in the capacity of collector for
an orphan's home located in Tenne-
see. fF Ie had apparently perfectly
good credentials and collected con-
siderable money from the negroes of
this city and vicinity. Snow ig in the
federal jail where he will remain
until the next term of the federal
court which will convene in Janu-
ary. WIFE CHARGES THAT HUS-
BAND KNOCKED HER DOWN
AND CHOKED HER
Charging that children by a for-
mer wife were ros;onsible for their
trouble. Sehra Williams today filed
suit against her husband John Wil-
liams. In ll'O'i the couple were mar-
ried and took up residence on a tar.i:
in the eastern part of the county. The
wife asks for the custody of their
four children the oldest being 7 year
and the youngest 3 months. She al-
so asks the co-rt to grant her tem-
porary alimonu pending the suit. Ti "
wife alleges extreme cruelty in h r
petition. She says her husband
knocked her down choked her ani'
at one time threw her from the hou.c
at night and refused to permit her to
OKLAHOMA STATE IS
SEVEN YEARS OLD TOOAY
Today is Oklahomas birthday. She
i seven yeara old and thriving. But
even at that early age she w.ants a
divorce. Schools throughout the state 1
celebrated the event. The proclama
tion granting statehood was signed
by President Roosevelt Novexber Ifi.
BOB BURDETTE DEAD.
I03 Angeles. Nov. Ifi Itev Robert
Burdette. famous pastor-hu 1 orirt
Hare Tho Leader delirered. 4S mo
SNOW. BLACK. CHARGED
COMPARISON SINCE 1890
SHOWS PRESENT BASIS
'.' Til ere were iSfi79 bales of cot- Si
M ton counting round as half X
i bales ginned in lgan county '.K
y. from Hie crop of 1 i 1 4 jrior to
y. November 1 1014. as co-iniMired
wan Dales ginned prior to &
y November 1 1913. 'i.
y. y. y. y. y. y y. y. y. y. y. y. y.
Washington Nov. 10. The Euro
pean war has smashed all records of
ipast performances of the American
k'ottoii market when (considered
(month by month yet it is predicted
that when the season has closed not
withstanding an almost limit yield
and a depressed foreign market the
price of cotton 'will have attained
ipractically a normal status.
Tho jriee as of Nov. 1 furnished in
a recent statement by the Depart
ment of (Agriculture puting cotton
at C." per pound was but an aver
age of the price being paid in all of
the cot.ton-producing states and cep
resented figures gathered by the de
partment's Sim) crop reporters. Bank
ed against this depressed price ap-
pears the average for Nov. 1 l'.'ir;.
which was He. Since the average
for the entire lyear was but 131c jer
K)iind it might be assumed in many
'quarters that the department's com.
parison was a showing of tho de-
pressed condition on November 1 of
this year with the entire perform-
ance of cotton during 11)13. Such
was not the case the department's
bureau of crop estimates says neith-
er was it inteiio-l to le so.
Trices being paid In states on Nov.
1 they being an average of all the re-
lated figures were: North Carolina.
fi.. South Carolina C.fic. Georgia
Alabama Louisiana and Texas 6.2";
Tennessee Mississippi and Arkansas
fi.l; Oklahoma fie. The prices by
month during 1313 were: September
11 Sc October 13 .1c. Novexber 13c
December 12.2c January 11.7c and
February 11. tic. The local cotton
cotton prices are now ranging To and
better and with scarcely more than
one tenth of the crop marketed and
the price steadily advancing there is
no reason to believe that the ce'fs
average price will fall far short of
what it would have been had the war
not occurred. This statement is mad
with the f ill understanding that t .e
KC I crop iil be larger than that of
j ideire from the pre!H Ir.ary
t-stimates being furnished the Agri.
mltural Department by it3 corre?-
jxmdents. It must be understood
that the department makes no fore-
cast as to rric-. It rests only with
conditions prices and estlxates of
(Continued en Page Six.)
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PROPOSITION FOR WATER
SUPPLY FOR CITY TO
CARRY SNAPPY RIDER
OF CITY COMMISSION
One Thousand Salary to
Mayor and None to the
War on the city commissioners Is
to bo resumed along with the cam
paign for a permanent water sutpply.
That was decided at a meeting of
the "committee of ten" appointed by
the chairman of the mass meeting;
held at the city hall last week when
that committee held its first" meeting
in the mayor's office Saturday even-
ing. The "committee of ten" . met
with the city commisisoners.
Business seemed to be going smooth-
ly and the meeting looked like it was
going to end harmoniously. But It
was not to be. When all were
smiling and goodfellowshlp seemed to
be at its height Judge ; Bierer . a
member of the committee arose.
When lie eat down Mayor Nissley
bobbed up and declared that the
stand taken toy Judge Bierer was an
outrageous affront to himself and the
city commissioners and would not be
The meeting brok up In disorder
but not before a motion to meet
later was carried. The motion" was
made iby Bierer and provided that the
committee of ten meet and that the
commissioners be requested net to
Tho trouble started when Bderer
moved a substitute for a motion
pending. The pending motion was
that the city commissioners call an
election for the purpose of submit-
ting to the voters a proposition to
vote $50000 in bonds for water ex-
tension purposes. The Bierer sub-
stitute was: "At the same time that
the water proposition be voted upon
there shall also be submitted four
propositions to amend the present
city charter one of which proposi
tions be to eliminate the present sys-
tem of three commissioners and in
lieu thereof substituting five com-
missioners and a mayor; the mayor
to receive an annuval salary of 1 1000
and the commissioners to serve with-
At a meeting held today by the .
committee of ten" it was decided to
demand the submission of the amend-
ments along with the water exten
sion proposition. If the commission
ers refuse to call the election meas
ures will be taken it is' said to com
pel tfcem to do so. A committee or
attorneys and business men will be
appointed to draft the amendments.
Havs Tha Leader delivered. 45o mo.
(Copyriflh i. ! t ...i f .. . . ...li.ml.
What Govtmment Foreatr Rapofta
CBy Afsodated Press.)
New Orleans Lai Nor. 16. To
night fair colder freerinr tempera
ture will be sixteen to twenty-four
degrees la northern and twenty-four
to twenty-eight deereea in southern
portion; Tuesday fair not so cold.
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