Chickasha Daily Express (Chickasha, Okla.), Vol. 17, No. 161, Ed. 1 Friday, July 7, 1916 Page: 1 of 8
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CHICKASHA. OKLAHOMA FRIDAY JULY T 1916.
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Important Strategic Positions Taken; Ber
lin Reports Declare Attacks of En-
emy Are Checked and Assert
Second Lines Hold
By Ed Keen
(United PresB Stuff Correspondent.)
London July 7. The British resum-
ed their great offensive at dawn this
morning with simultaneous smashes
' iiRHingf. the German lines along a wide
Gen. Haig this afternoon reported to
the war office here tliut the British
look one thousand yards of trendies
. east of Laboiselle and captured sev-
eral important tactical positions else-
where. Northwest of Thiepval the Germans
regained two hundred yards of lost
ground it was reported.
Fall Back Before Slavs.
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Berlin July 7. The Germans have
abandoned certain lines in Volhynia
before superior Russian forces it was
Fleet Takes Flyer.
'By United Press.
Amsterdam. July 7. A portion of
the German high seas fleet approached
the English coast Wednesduy and cap-
tured the British steamer I.eMrle ac-
cording to dispatches received here.
To Exchange Prisoners.
By United Press.
Copenhagen July 7. England and
Germany have agreed to an exchangs
of civilian prisoners it Is reported.
By C. W. Ackerman
(United Press Staff Correspondent.)
British Are Checked
Berlin July 7.-The British received
a. severe check in the combined Anglo-
French offensive according to reports
received here today.
It is also stated that the British
have suffered unusually heavy losses
since the opening of the attack by
(Ion. Haig. The enemy has been un-
able to make any Important gains on
the second German lines it is claimed.
It is well understood here that the
British will resume their offensive but
the greatest confidence Is felt regard-
ing the ability of the Germans to with-
stand their attacks.
Aviators Bombard Town.
By United Pi ess.
Paris July 7. Eleven women and
children were killed and three wound-
ed when German aviators bombarded
the open town of Lure it is reported.
There was a lull along the French
front on both sides of the Somnie last
REFUSES TO SEND BOY
TO REFORM SCHOOL
"I won't send a seven jvar old boy
to the reform school. It's a pretty
poor home that can't care for a lad of
that age and if the parents can't pro-
vide the cure some other action than
the sending of the boy to a reforma-
tory is necessary." Judge R. E. Daven-
port said yesterday afternoon when
Mrs. Lon Kitchlson of near .Mimo ap-
peared before the court with her son.
The child was declared to have .a
mania for running away from home
lint he told Judge Davenport that he
ran away because his step father
whipped him so much. It was declar-
ed that he had many marks and scars
where ne nan Deen wnippen. i
Hubert Kandiill is the child's name.
He is Iwlng htd in the (are of Janitor
Shepherd until be can be sent to his
grandfather who lives near E!k City.
IS ASKED TO
President Proposes to Let First Chief
Himself Suggest Best Way for
Uncle Sam to Aid His
By United Press.
Washington July 7. President Wil-
son has proponed to allow Carraiua
himself to suggest the best means by
which this country can aid Mexico to
solve her problems.
This is the most important feature
of the note from Secretary Lansing to
Foreign Secretary Aguilar accepting
the hitter's proposal for direct nego-
tiations. The note was completed and
the form was gone over by the presi
dent and cabinet in a long session to-
day. It is expected that it will be for-
warded to Mexico City by Ambassador
Arredondu before night.
Arredonda notified the state depart-
ment that a large band of VilliHtas at-
tacked the Ourranza garrison at Cor-
relitos near Jiicinez Wednesday al-
most annihilating it.
Carranza has asked the department
to have the American border watched
between Boquillas and Ojinaga to pre-
vent raids. He promises to do his ut-
most to intercept the Villistus.
Pershing's forces may be sent fur-
ther south after the. Villista band that
is reported to have wiped out the Car-
ranza garrison at Correlitos.
TEXAS TATE IS BACK
Texas Tate has returned from his
fight at Viei without a mark or a
serajch to show for the bout and he
begins tomorrow to train for his next
big battle one with Jim Klynn to be
pulled off here in Chickasha July 23.
"I know I can whip Flynn" Tate
said this morning. "By the tvent.
fifth I can be in the best of condition
and I feel confident that I can down
the big fellows."
Tate's trainer probably Cranney of
Oklahoma City will arrive some time
next week. But the Chickasha fighter
declares ho is already in condition for
almost any kind of a fight "and ready
Concerning his bout with Pelky at
Vlci the local fighter declares that it
was three easy rounds. "I think he
hit me about three times in the three
rounds" he said. "In the third I
knocked him back through the ropes
and he cut his leg so badly that the
fight was forfeited to me."
SIR SAM HUGHES
M;:j. Gin. Sir Sam Unfiles ('aiia-
doni iiiinisiir nf uiilliia. who success-
fu'l.v drier (led Icinclf against charges
f IH c j i i i m in Hie nwsnlins' of con-
Imets in ih. ("iiiteil States. He said
" slrini f DiiiiI) ii'ini In New
Vmli" ili-faiiiei) ecr.iiie not cniilnnt-
in.' with tlieui.
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Over 80 Persons Missing According to
Reports This Morning; Wireless
Working and Definite Data
A Will Soon be Available
STORM IS CENTERING
NEAR VICKSBURG NOW
Seventeen Negroes Killed at Beloit; Mobile
Gets First Word to Outside;
Fears Are Felt for Fishing
By United Press.
Jacksonville Fla. July 7. Twenty
dead and several millions of property
damage is the estimated toll of the
ravages of the storm along the coasts
of Alabama Florida) and Louisiana
during two days Most of -the dead
Four prominent residents of St. Au
gustine were killed when rain blinded
E. P. Coe a turpentine manufacturer.
and he drove his automobile into a
freight traiu near Elkton.
As far as can be learned no lives
were lost In PvMacola which bore the
brunt of the storm. The property
damage there is believed to be greater
than It is in Mobile.
By United Press.
New Orleans La. July 7. Over
eighty persons are missing as a result
of the tropical storm -that has swept
the gulf coast during the past three
days according to reports reaching
here this morning at 7 o'clock from va-
Wireless communication with Mo-
I bile and Pensacola is working fairly
nell at this hour and It is believed
that the loss from Wednesday's and
Thursday's hurricane will be definitely
known some time this afternoon.
Many ships are missing. The Frie-
da with a crew of twenty-one bound
from New Orleans to Progreso is two
days overdue. A schooner leaving
port Thursday with sixteen persons
on board has not reported and fears
for its fate are felt.
Chandler. Mis. reports five fishing
smacks with . crews tJ six each miss-
ing since Wednesday evening. Pensa-
cola reports only slight damage.
The property loss as Bilox.1 Miss.
is estimated at two hundred thousand.
Eleven fishing parties leaving for va-
rious stands Wednesday are still un-
By United Press.
Montgomery. Ala. July 7. The gulf
storm is apparently centering inland
in the vicinity of Vieksburg Miss. this
morning. ' j
Unverified reports from Beloit Ala-
bama say seventeen negroes are re-
ported to have been killed and others
Heavy Damage In Harbor.
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Mobile. Ala. July 7. Mobile today
sent its first word to the outside world
since communication was cut by the
storm starting Wednesday.
Heavy damage was done to vessels
in the harbor here. Four persons two
of them white are known to have been
drowned and it is feared that others
It is estimated that the property
damage In the city will not exceed a
quarter of a million.
RUSH WHEAT TO MARKET.
V. I). Ilargraves on returning from
a trip over the country nearby reports
that the farmers between Amber and
Verden are rushing their wheat into
market on account of the prevailing
high prices. He states that 9h- was
being paid at Verden and Amber
rhil the .narket went to ;2c here yes
CATTERAL ATTENDS EXEC-
UTIVE BOARD MEETING.
W. H. Caii.ii'il went to Oklahoma
City this morning to attend a meeting
of the executive board of the Oklaho-
ma Poultry Raisers' association of
which organization he is the president.
The hoard w ill select a delegate to the
national convention of poultry raisers
to be held in Cleveland. O. llBxt
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I aking over the Geriuiiu rilles iinimuni lion iiihI supidies ill Mei u hill Ciuu
forces to the British.
George Meeks charged with having
stolen hides from the W. II. Catleral
slaughter house vats on May 31 was
bound over to the action of the district
court under bond of $;(niJ by Justice
f. P. Ivioore this morning.
MeekR himself did hot take the stand
thin morning. His wife and three
small children sat with him in the
court room while the three witnesses
were examined. W. W. Anderson a
farmer of eight miles southeast of
Chickasha testified that on May 31
he met a man in a covered wagon near
the Catteral pens. He.ihunight it was
jlhe defendant. The team also tallied
with the description of a team he was 1
supposed to have. 1
Silencer Jackson a negro who works
for Mr. Catteral testified to seeing a
man near the vats at about t o'clock
on the day on which the hides were
stolen. However ha could not iden
tify him as the prisoner.
R. L. Castleman deputy sheriff tes
tified that the defendant told him that
he the defendant hauled the hides
from Law-ton to Lone Grove but that
ho did not help steal them. He also
testified that the defendant admitted
that the man who was arrested and es-
caped by leaping through a car w indow
recently was not his brother at all.
The latter has not yet been taken.
Mr. Meeks was committed to the
county jail where he will be held un
til the first term of court.
Thore are fewer "for rent" houses
in Chickasha right now than there
have been for months possibly years
seys It. M. Cavett real estate dealer.
He declares that not only are houses
scarce but that they are absolutely
not to be had good houses such as
the better class of renters want.
More families are moving in all the
time the real estate man declares.
VjAnd many of them find it a difficult
task to find a house that suits them."
he said. "Rents are now much higher
than they were a few months ago and
conditions are becoming such now; that
they will go even higher. Chickasha
and Chickasha property are truly com-
ing into their own again."
SOLDIERS FROM CAMP CLARK
MO. ON WAY TO BORDER.
Two mil.tary trains passing through
Chickasha over the Rock Island at
12:10 and !!:'f a. m. today carried in
all 4ti cars of soldiers stock and artil-
lery. There were two companies of
soldiers about " men from Camp
Clark. Nevada. Mo. en route to Ft.
On one of the trains of Illinois sol-
diers passing through yesterday af
ternoon was the son of Jacob M. Dick-
iiison receiver for the rtvk Isjuud.
PICTURE OF OWN
HOME IN RUINS
How would you feel if you
should attend motion picture
show and be Hiiddeuly confront-
ed with the sight of your own
home in ruins? Rev. Father
Diligence of Duncan had that
very experience at Oklahoma
City the first of the week.
lie was in Oklahoma City
when he heard that some ex-
ceptional war pictures were to
be shown at the Overholser.
The ruins of Ternionde Bel-
gium were among those being
shown. Father Diligence saw
his own home which he left
but shortly before the war he-
Kan in ruins toru with Ueriuau
In another reel which show-
ed a se( tiou of tlio Belgium
atfmy he saw his own brother a
second lieutenant rido past.
The priest passed through
Chickaslni on his way to Dun-
can. WORKING ON
A total o $12ij3;iG will be required
to run' the county government during
the next year according to the esti-
mates turned into the county Coinuiis-
niotiera by the different officer". Of
this amount it is estimated that j;io-
2't will be collected by fees etc. leav-
ing to be collected by taxation the sum
Divided into funds i2')2'.K is the
e 'mated expense of salaries n6Ti
tor supplies. ( J for contingent
fund. n.'MKi for roads and bridges ex-
clftsivc of county and state roads and
$150(10 for these i' 'ion for the poor
and insane fund $SMin t'tr nt-paiate
schools $i"no for tick eradication and
$l'.K!.Ci for free fairs.
These are merely the estimates o
county officers. They must be passed
uiiou definitely by the board of com
missioners then by the excise board.
Any of the fund or all of them may
be changed before they are finally ac-
cepted. Among other business attended to
Mrs. Geneva Sloan of Tuttle was tip
pointed home demonstration agent for
Grady county for the coming ear.
Mrs. Sloan is a daughter of District
Agent Ferguson and is declared to be
well qualified (o dandle the work ho
will succeed Mrs. Nellie ( orycll.
Tonight and Saturday
During 21 hours eudlug S
Maximum '.; minimum 07.
ei ouns Hiiu cmlered by the kulxer's
"The commissioners of Grady coun-
ty never were cited for ontempt and
tliero isn't any danger of their going
to Jail whether they put in culverts out
at Taluer or not" was the comment
of Judge Will Linn of the district
court at noon today in commenting
upon a story that appeared In a met-
ropolitan paper this morning.
After an agreement had been reach-
ed a year ago between commissioners
and people of Tabler to put in cul-
verts following a petition for an in-
junction . the commissioners did not
put thctil in. They were merely cited
to appear .before the court .and show
yvhy the culverts were not put. in.
They did it. The reason given was
that they didn't have the funds.
"And that is all there was to it"
Judge Linn said.
Commenting on the mutter one of
the commissioners said: . .
"The reason we did not build the
culverts was that we did not have the
funds to build them with. All road
work was a topped last October except
the grading of the Verden road which
was done chiefly by subscription. The
county commissioners are working un-
der the state highway laws and no one
else is attending to Grady county road
Bob Murray has been awarded the
handicap championship golf cup fol-
lowing his defeat of F. L. Slusher in
the Fourth of July match . and 1.
"Spink" Williams a fourteen jciir
old laC proved the surprise of the
match. It was his first tournament.
He wiis defeated by J'.r. Slusher in a
twrpty liole match one up.
COL ROOSEVELT ANfl SON
Vlo'-cl IV.'i-m el! nnd his son K-r-mit
i h ot i itrrfi ; -'i P'i on the hitler's nr
rhnl frt'in S 'nth Amelia. h;!e
walling en the dm-k tv Kermit tli"
colonel waf 1it!ci uddeu!y ill
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Census Bureau Places jViimbcr'ot AUe.
Bodied Men of Military Age in
United States at 21
INCLUDES NEGROES AND
Is Ail Increase of 10 Per Cent Over Year
1910; Tabic Gives Number for
Each Slate Includ.'S
IVuuhiiicton D. C July 7.- How-
many able bodied citizens of tuilir&ry
ii;c have we In the United States?
The bureau of census while it in
unable to make any estimate of tho
proportion who aro able-bodied esti-
mates that the total number of male
citizens unil prospective citizens -that
is foreign born persons who have de
cliired their intention to become citi-
zens 18 to 43 years of age incluarte
is not far from 2 1 OuOoni
This estimate is based on the aa
sumption that there has been an in
crease of approximately 10 pes? cent in
the populat ion of the country since tlm
census of 1010. When that census wa i
taken tho total number o mala citi-
zens and prospective citizens IS year
of ago and over but under 4G was 1!.-
18:1000. Of this number lUII.i'O-l
were native whites 2857.000 were foreign-born
whites who hud become nat-
uralized or had declared their intcn.
tion of doing so. 2 01. '..'000 were ne-
groes uud 'On WM were Indiana. The
number of foreimi-boni citizens is par-
tially an cHtiuiale -fiiuee the eeuuu J
enumerators were able to obtain-information
as to citizenship from on!.
about seven-eighths of the total num-
ber of I'oreiguborn mules. Native
whites thus repieiieut about U per
cent of the total foreign-born white
nearly 13 per- cent negroes nearly lb
per cent and Indians t bout ' three-
tenths of I per cent.
During the Civil war when the pop-
ulation of the country exclusive of Ui
seceding states was less than ono-
fottrtU as great as the present popula
tion of the. entire United States tb'
lot 1 number of men servlnK in thu
federal armies at one time ami anoth-
er was approximately 20QOtH)0 (dua
Hliowance bcinK made for duplicate
enlistment:! th.d In ca:.e.u In with.!.
men enlisted more than once )
The following table gives by states.
the total number of males 18 to" -43
years of ai;o enumerated at the census
of U'10 The figures in this table in-
clude approximately l70t;0(H alien
whiten and 0:'.'K)o Chinese Japanese
and -others together ' representing
about 'J per cent of tho total wle
would be ineligible for military ser-
vice. The. census bureau Has net com-
piled the numbers of the-ui c-hu'les oC
the population within the given ag
limits who were living in each slat"
In 1910. Taking the country as a
whole however the probable increase
iji population between li'10 and 1515
will approximately counterbalance tli-j
uunder of alien whiten. Chinese. Ja-pauei-.e.
tie. included in the figuro
for J'JIO so that these fir.uru ' uay bf
iK cetited as roiiRltly repre.-entative oC
the nuraber of male otueiu and pros-
peitive citizenis IS to t.'i yeari of age
Inclusive in c:e-h state aud in thf
I nit''d :.ttcs in l?ti;.
State - Kamber.
Maine - 164
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