Chickasha Daily Express (Chickasha, Okla.), Vol. 22, No. 133, Ed. 1 Saturday, June 4, 1921 Page: 1 of 8
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i Cmckasha Daily Express i
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newt every day la Tha
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avary day from tha Unite
Chickasha Oklahoma Saturday June 4 1921
MARTIAL LAW DECLARED IN PUEBLO
Novlcaa Over 150 Strong Slated to
Ride Whole Herd of Qoata In
OF OFFERINGS AT MEET
uinciaia ot inaia lempio Attena
Session of Shr'na dub Lait
Night; All Roade Lead.
Ing Thla Way
All roada lend to the OuhIb of
Chickasha desert of Oklahoma
whore the big pilgrimage ot India
tcmplo la to end and where mors
than 150 novices are to have the
scare of their lives thrown Into
them and whore they are Blated to ba
for the moment tho laughing (stock
of 2.500 to 3000 visitors as well as
countless numbers Li t'mt mass
known as tho public.
Ail thin and more was thrashAd
out nt the meeting of tho Grady (
ounty Shrine club nt the meeting Jn
the Masonic temple here last night.
In iittendance at that meeting werg
officials of India toniplo Oklahoma
as follows: Leslie Swan recorder;
Karl Swan official Injector of high
life John Vr. Hayson potentate and
Jack Jones past potentate. Together
with officials and members of tho
Grady Shrlno club t'.iese dlgnafarles
cooked up a batch of brew which Is
tj be served to the novices on next
Friday when iho nigramago Cere-
monial Is staged here.
Just to demonstrate how loving
and tender Is tho regard of tho nobel
for the novice tho following epistli
wan penned and Is being placed In
the trembling hand of every novice
serving at once as a notice that
something is due to happen to them
and that tdey are ordered to appear
at a given time at a given place pre-
pared to meet their fate:
"Novices were boin for our delec-
tation. They are the greatest joy of
our lives. Poor innocent and neglect-
ed waifs they come to us in fear and
trembling; pleading to be taken In
and shapod aright in the great mold
of fraternity. Is there a meteor
flash in the sky? It is tho heels of a
Novlco swung around tho moonr Ii
thero a lightning gleam on the 'hori-
zon? It is the frightened face of a
novico Untried through space. Is
there a tremendous crash that strat-
lea tho universe? It Is a Novico
meeting a goat. Is there a wail of
anguish mingled with a roar of
laughter? .It is a Novice saluting his
future Brothers. Without ' you O
Novice the .Shrine would be like an
empty boiler and the Caravan would
move without music or melody.
' "Come to us then O. Novice not
later than 9:00 a. in. of Friday June
10 1921 in the Recorder's Headquar-
ters in Chickasha ihat In hand and
heart in your throat stepping lightly
like a timid lark on a straw of
wheat. A hundred hands will reach
for you draw you into the great
bosom of Shrine and toss you up-
wards where the stars shine and the
birds sing. Be submissive and no
harm will befall you; be humble and
we will call you blessed; be alert
and we will enjoy your evolutions
into the great fold that is about to
encircle you. The crash of many
thunders the svflsh of whiskers of
many goats the roar of laughter
from many throats the applause of
many hands are yours all yours
and the tents ot the faithful will bo
forever open to youj'i .h . .
Communications received at local
headquarters as well as the June is-
sue of India Ink official publication
of India temple indicate that there
will be but one spot for the Shririer
on June 10 and that that spot is
Some additions are being made to
the Pot Pie program which chroni-
cles the line-up for the day's doings.
It all points out that the day Is to
be jammed to the brim and then
some 'with fun. As to the social af
fairs there will be two dances in-
stead of one The scheduled dance at
OES TO AIKEN
Mrs. Cecelia E. Corbett Pasted Away
Last Night; Funeral Services
Burial In Kansas
Mrs Cecelia E. Corbett mother
of Ray F. Corbett and Mrs. Thos.
n. Losey was found dead In her bod
this morning about '6:30 o'uloek.
Death was caused by heart failure.
Conducted by Rev. Wendell F. Fos-
ter patilor of the First Prosbytorlan
church of wlilch tho deceased was
a member funorat rite will bo ob
served tomorrow afternoon at 4:30
o'clock In the Losey homo 1021
South Right street. The body will be
shipped to Manhattan Kan. for
Mrs. Corbett passed away some
time between 11 o'clock last night
when she retired foellng well and
6:3o o'clock this morning when the
body was found by her son Ray
who went to his .wether's room to
awaken her. S'le failed to respond to
a rap on thg door and going Into tho
room Mr. Corbett found the body
lying In bed. Mrs. Corbett and son
lived at X'J8 Iowa avenue.
The demised was well-known In
Chickasha having lived In this city
during the past 21 years. She Is sur-
vived by two sons Ray F. of this
city and Joe of Rome. N. Y. Mrs.
Kent and Joo Corbett will not attend
tho funeral service hero but will bo
in Manhattan when tho body arrives
at that place. The body will be ac-
companied t- Manhattan by t'le local
relatives of tho deceased.
Chicks Take Third
of Series 4 to 3
In Fridays Game
Tho Chicks "came-back" yesterday
afternoon gave "Mighty Mike" Cven-
gros good support and after losing
two straights to the Stis aggregation
succeeded in defeating the Midgets
1 to. 3 in ten innings in the third en-
Guy Sturdy delivered the clean
blow that scored Cvengr'os and won
the game. Mike worked Lefty" Wil-
son for. a free pass was sacrficed
to second by Mickey Hughes and
scored when Sturdy drov t'.ie ball
into left center.
Cvengros held the "Larruping Lo-
goin" to five hits three of which wore
of the Bcratch variety. McNally's
triple in the fourth tram was the last
hit allowed by the little left hander.
Johnny Gilmore was wild in the
sixth and was replaced by Wilson
at the 'opening of the seventh. The
former Chick allowed only two hits
in three and one-third innings one
of these blows being the timely one
from tho bat of Guy Sturdy.
Game Hangs in Balance.
For seven innings the game yestor-
tyy atfernoon hung in the balance.
Springfield scored in the first when
Weis was safe on Johnson's error
went to second while Buaer was
being thrown out at first and scored
on Benny Martn's single. Benny
went to third when Jimmie McLean let
the ball get by him and attempted
to score when Kligmann hit' a hot j
one to Jamiskl who made .a nice
stop " of the blow and pegged to
Hayes in time to catch Martin at
The Chicks. put over two runs in
the opening. Sturdy singled went to
third on Green's single and ..romped
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the Chickasiha Coutry club will ba
held and another will be staged at
the Elks club. Both wll start at
7:43 and will be concluded in time
to catch the special trains back to
Oklahoma City and Lawton shortly
after 10 o'clock.
The dances will wind up the pro-
gram which starts early in the morn
ing with the registration of theJ
novices this to be followed by a bar-
becue business session parade ball
game and ceremonial. A detailed an-
nouncement ot the program will be
made early next week officials
stated this morning. .
Army Air Service
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BitifiT a fox terrier which has the distinction of hcin the only ollicial mascot assigned to the
army air service by regulation army orders also lavs cb.ini to being the only parachute jump-
ing dog in the world liing attained his official Status last year at Kelly field Texas lie is now
at Chanutc Field Rantoul 111. wi.th Sergt. C. Shoemaker senior army parachute jumper. In mak-
ing his leaps P.ing uses a regulation army parachute and usually drops olT a plane at a height of
at least 400U feet lie is shown here with Sergt. Shoemaker on the top wing of a plane waiting
to make a jump.
MURDEH CASE L1
SET FOR 13
By Cnlted Press.
Comanche Tex. June 4. The trial
of five men who are charged with
the murder of Jack McCurdy nt
Hasso Texas will be held hero on
June 13" tho county attorney an-
It Is charged that uff McCurdy
was killed' his body was placed on a
railroad track with the Idea that n
passing train would ho mutilate it
that the fact of murder would not bo
Grocery Store To
Be Opened in City
O. B! Morrison owner of a gen-
eral merchandise store in Laverty
is planning to open a suburban gro-
cery store here he announced while
In tho city yesterday. Tho store will
be located on Seventeenth street be-
tween Oregon atid Texan avenues.
By United Press.
Leipzig. June 4. Lieutenant Neu-
mann of the Gorman navy' w'.io is
charged with the sinking of the Brit-
ish hospital ship Dover Castle in
which many lives were lost wa3 ac-
quitted today by a special court mar-
tial which is trying a number of
Germans accused of . violating the
rules of warfare.
His defense was that in sinking
the ship he only obeyed orders
which were given to him by (his
Mr." and Mrs. J. D. Bryan yester-
day celebrated flioir thirty-third wed
ding 'anniversary. They were mart-iek
when Mr.. Bryan was 17 years of age
and his wife a few months his junior.
They- have 11 children living. Mr.
Bryan is county assessor.
APK IS WRECKED
By United Press.
AnderBon Ind. June 4. The
matrimonial ark which was
launched by Bill Muncy and
Gorman Huffman'- by wheh they
hoped to swap wives was
wrecked on the rocks of neigh-
borhood gossip. Members of
this matrimonial quadrangle to-
day declared that they had 4
give'n up plans for changing
; t t
Mascot Ready for Parachute Jump.
GIVEN JOB KEEP
ORDER IfJ TULSA
Martial Law L fted; 50 Ex-Soldiers
Added to Police Force; Rules
to be Strict; - Town
SPECIAL OFFICERS TO
BE STATIONED IN CITY
Every Precaution Being Taken
Against Repetition of Trouble;
Vaccinate Refugee Ne-
groes D sease
By United Press.
Tulsa June i Martial law has
been lifted here and Tulsa is be-
ing guarded by the civil authorities
reinforced by SO overseas ex-service
men who reported at the police head-
quarters early this morning for du-
ty. Tho former soldiers were stationed
throughout tho city and the regular
routine of business is getting back
to normal conditions.
Thousands of negroes who are held
In refuge camps will be vaccinated
today as a precautionary measure
against an epidemic of small pox.
Back under normal control but
very little of the severe rules of
martial law will bo relaxed imme-
diately according to a proclamation
by the mayor T. I). Evans. Ho in-
structed that passes hearing his sig-
nature will be necessary for persons
entering the square mile of devastat-
ed area and that persons on the
streets after 11 o'clock will be sub-
ject to detention by officers unless
they can give valid reasons for be-
ing abroad after that hour.
Street cleaning forces were busy
mopping up the burned-over district
much of tho debris being hauled
away. G. A. Steiner street commis-
sioner in charge of this work said
that only two of 100 negroes he of-
fered employment at $3.50 a day
accepted. Upon that report and oth
er siuiilar ones to the mayor a
"work or bo arrested'' order was is-
"Notice is hereby given that all
men are ordered to cither get a job
and go to work" tho order said "or
if you have no job work will be
finished you by applying at the
Booker T. . Washington public school
on Frankfort street. All men who
have no jobs and' who refuse to
work will be arrested as vagrants.''
The Tulsa guardsmen Saturday
will entrain for the annual encamp-
ment at Fort Sill Okla. but Battery
C Second field artillery not yet
sworn in as an actual unit will be
available for immediate work should
its efforts be needed.
One ot the largest private stamp
collections of the country is owned
by a woman Mrs. Ella Parish ot
HELP FOR WHEAT
By United Press
.Oklahoma City Juno 4. Superin-
tendents of state employment bu-
reaus gathered here today to dis-
cuss tho problem of procuring hulp
for Oklahoma's wheat harvest which
will open soon.
It was staled that In all proba-
bility a meeting will be called later
by Commissioner Connally. A can-
vass of tho number of men needed
to handle the crop especially In
northern Oklahoma will be mado anil
arrangements completed to got suf-
ficient men into the district to han-
dle the crop without causing an
overabundance of hands to flood
the wheat section.
After Inspection last night by Cap-
iain Knopf of the United States
ut'mv tha litcnl haadnuurterH com-
pany ot the National Guard is ready 1 1""3 u 118 eltsl wnen I was con-
to entrain for Ft. Sill where the an- dcmn0l to Inactivity. I then followed
nual encampment opens tomorrow ( aU events carefully and always
according to Lieut. A Noble Ladd ' studied the war. I knew In advance
commander of tle company. The
Guardsmen will leave here tomor-
row morning at 8 o'clock on a spe
clal Frisco train.
Equipment and paraphenalla al-
ready has been Issued to the mem-
bers many of whem were housed
last night in the armory corner
Fourth street and Chickasha avenue.
The local company will return to
Chickasha on Juno 19.
Forty-one men are ready to entrain
hero tomorrow morning according
to records in the' company clerk's
office. '- '
ANNOUNCE CHANGE IN
ROCK ISLAND SCHEDWLt
A slight chango in the Rock Is-
land passenger train Hchedulo was
announced this morning by J.. R.
Nugent local agent. The change is
effective tomorrow. Train No. 22
now scheduled to depart at 5: So
o'clock a. m will under the new
arrangement leave ten minutes lat
Prr-4( o'clock. Train No. 23 is
ichedulod to arrive at 2:30 and de
part at-2:40. This is 20 minutes
arlier than the time under ' the
schedule now In effect.
For Oklahoma '
Tonight and Sunday partly
cloudy. Probably scattered thun-
Maximum 87. . Minimum 65.
ttt tttttt ttttt
FOR SHORT REST
naroing and Party Leave wnita
Houta by MotoJV II picnlo
Along Way; Return to
Ry United Press.
Washington June 4. President
Harding was off today for a week-
end rest at the" home of Senator
Knot at Valley Forgo Penn..
Tho president with his wife and
a small party left the Whlto House
by motor nhortly after 8 o'clock. A
large hamper of food was carried
along for a picnic lunch which the
party will eat at some shady spot
along the banks of tho Susquehunna
It was planned to reach Valley
Forgo during tho afternoon and the
party will remiln at tho Knox es-
tate over Sunday. They expect to
motor back to Washington early on
Old Men Talk War
At The Skat Club
Berlin. (By Main. -That Hlnden-
burg months and months beforo tho
war's close saw tho handwriting on
the wall and often wanted to call a
halt is the story that cornea from
fie Inner recesses of hla prlvata.
"Bkat" club In Hannover.
This same story casts a aldellght
on his fooling for Ludondorff-a feel-
ing that Is generally admitted not to
bo very cordial.
Illndenburg living In his .pretty
modest nottago ln Hannover and
having few Intltnatos. "Skat" furnish-
es his amusement and ho likes a lit-
tle group of old mon tho more so
becauso they know him and don't
talk war and pollctlcs.
While waiting one night for the
field marshal to join them tho old
men had discussed tiie war.
"I sometimes wonder If it was real-
ly necessary to sacrifice ijo many
lives tor naught." remarked one not
nciicing Hindenlmrg hud entered the
Illndenburg answorod him
"If the war had gone according to
my Idoa It would have closed much
curlier" ho repllod with dignity. "I
saw years ahead what would come. I
knew what tho consequences would
bo even In 1914 1915 and a longer
the outcome of Verdun and saw the
time when they would call me. All
happened as I expected. They came
and fetched me and later I have
more than once wanted to say as I
worked over my maps: Schluss
Schluss (the end the end.)
"But there was pressure Jrpm too
many sides. And In the Jam analy-
sis I iim only human and was al-
ready an ofd man."
Tli3 old men were moved one
ventured to ask:
"And what about Ludendorff?"
"Go" merely replied Illndenburg.
1 hat was a judgment as far as
the old men were concerned. It
spelled Hindcnburg's feoling toward
tho man who mixed politics with
strategy who unlike Hindenbunr.
wasn't all soldier
FAVORABLE REPORT ON
PACKER CONTROL BILL
By United Press.
"Washington June 4. The senate
agricultural committee today of-
fered a favorable report on tho Nor-
ris packer control bill as a substi-
tute Tor tahe Haugen bill which pass-
ed in the house. .
-LUKE McLUKE DEAD
By United Press.
Cincinnati June 4. James Hast-
ings aged 53 who is known to read-
era of the newspapers In all sections
of the United States as Luke Mc-
Luke died here' today following an
operation For years Mr. Hastings
conducted a Luke McLuke column
which was syndicate generally among
American newspapers :-
FEARS HELD 00T
FOR TOURISTS II
Many Camping In Ravines Not Warn
ed of Danger When Creeks
Turn to Raging Rivers;
WHILE FOUR LOSE LIVES
Property Dimage Will Run Into Mil-
lions; Fifteen Miles of Lincoln
Highway Destroyed; Rain
By United Press.
Denver June 4. Martial law f
has been declared at Pueblo on
account of the looting which be- '
gun last night with the coming
of the floods. The terrfled resi-
dents there kept the resuce par-
ties busy all night with their
constant cries of help.
Churches and billiard halls aa
shelter for more than 200 strand-
ed tourists who were driven from
their camping places as the
small creeks and ravines became
raj Ing torrents followng tho
Many automobiles "Paul Re-
veres' dashed through Ls Fay-
ette and Erie below the Marshall
dam and gave warnings of tha
flood to the residents. Reports
here stated that the dam was
weakening and Its break caus-
ing the release of a verltabto
mountain of water was not un-
expected - 1 -
By United Press. .
Denver Juno . 4. Llttlo mountain
streamlota. swollen to tho propor-
tions of surging rivers by heavy
rains took four lives nutdo linn-
dieds of poople homelosa und caused
propel loss that will aggregate sov-
oral millions of dollars In northern
Grave fears were held out for hun-
dreds of tourists who were not
v. timed of tho approaching floods
and who may have . been trapped
while camping In little mountain gul-
lies which have been turned Into
swirling lakes by tho torrents ot
Tho actual conditions In tho strick-
en areas cannot be learned as they
have been cut off from the outside
World. Fifteen mllos of the Lincoln
highway have boon swept away.
Tho rain began falling at 5 o'clock
Friday afternoon and this morning
was continuing unabated.
A bridge on t'.ie Atchison Topekai '
Santa Fe railroad between Pueblo
and Canon City was washed out and
trains were detoured over the Den-
ver and Itio Grando. A portion of
the Inlcn Pacific railroad tracks
was f ashed out
Sevxral hundred foot of road bod
on tho Colorado and Southern rail-
road wore wshod out last night by
a cloudburst east of Douglas Wwo.
A bridge on the Yellowstone high-
v?ay was swept away.
A tailend of tho cloudburst which
struck northeastern Colorado Friday
reached Denver tonight. The damage
was confined to flooding of streets
Tho Denver and Interurban rail-
road was forced to atop several
trjius. The Colorado and Southern
railroad held its 2:30 train at Louis
ville where one building was demol-
ish d by the storm.
Call For Volunteers
Pueblo Colo. June 4. So critical Is)
the situation caused by the floods
in northern Colorado that tho Na-
tional guardsmen have been called
out ifor duty along the bauks c! the
Arkansas and Fountain rivers. A gen-
eral flood alarm has been spread
and volunteers have been called for
in adding the work of rescue among
the people caught by tho swollen)
ARUUE CHLSltR 7HIAL
By United Press. '
Kansas City Mo. June 4. Tha
closing arguments In the Chester
murder trial lean this morning. The
case Is expected to go to &i Jury
on Monday f
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