The Oklahoma News (Oklahoma City, Okla.), Vol. 12, No. 102, Ed. 1 Friday, January 25, 1918 Page: 1 of 10
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Freedom for All
lne UKianoma i\ews
u. NO. 10j.
WKATHER: c loudy. unieftlH prcbabb mow tonight and Sat-
urday. Cold wav# baiurday. Minimum tonight 20 to 2S degrees.
OKLAHOMA CITY, FRIDAY, JANUARY .>5. 1918.
SCHEIDEMAN DENOUNCES HERTLING’S AIMS
‘PLANT A TREE
IS CITY PLAN
COLnorthImsTorLec»st HARMONY PLAY
BACK FROM THE LAND OF OUR ENEMY
lfere’« news for W. II. Molinird
—and hia patrons.
Considerable drop in temperature
will come Friday night followed by
cold wave and strong northerly
Cloudy und unsettled with prob-
-—— | ably—snow — also is predicted. 1 1 i
, . | Temperatures from 7 a. m. to 11
■ riant a tree for your soldier." ; ; fly Cnilti 1'rnt.
That .s to bo the slogan In the!? a. m......30 in a. m......4S Washington, Jan. 25—Fared by j
biggest municipal enterprise under-i* jj- J"......-JJ ]’ *»■ ™......“J a tremendous organized attack on
taken by Oklahoma City since j a' 111 j* ’ nj ^ ........ alleged inefficiency in the vvar de-j
America's entrance In the war. To -1........ — | partment, the administration today,
plant a lasting remembrance for‘ , 1J IWTN^ 1JI announced complete re organization |
every local boy In service, and to ft Pi P 1111 111 I II11 111) ! of army purchasing.
grow a strip of forest along the I
parking of every street now tree- |
b ss- these are Hie two big Ideas j
combined in the program for Arbor
da- celebration, March 15.
At the foot of each tree planted, |
n neat metal plate of form to be I
determined later, is to he placed, I
hearing the name of some soldier
• A "surveyor of supplies" to co i
■ordinate all army purchases and
[who will bo tantamount to a mu- <
nit ions director, was named in the
person of Edward It. Stettlnius,!
I New York.
At tlie same time, the adminis-
That he is thru with "cracking
down” on city, county and state
officials in effort to reform the lotion launched a counter assault .
law-enforcement heads, was the ,n ^e^ense Secretary of War
..... owner wishes .o honor. For I <-f A1 Jennings, ex- VLlr'The'^I^™.
bandit evangelist, at the opening of ,,,wwni " osoo, me wai score
Simmy is going to deserve, notj.. .....-•— * -• • •
at the foot of a thriving shade
tree, hut the pleasure of looking
at long lines of handsome timber
three weeks' meeting »l Audi- t;irv a*110'1 Henator* Chamberlnln—
unly the honor of haung |)i» I’amt |,orlum Thursday night. I sponsor of the munitions ministry
' "If you have corrupt officials,!n,ld wur ‘'ablnet bills—for opportun
| it la up to you to cure the cot-,d' - •“ country, thru a
j ruption,” said A1. public hearing before his committee
I However, he could not resist an’ America has really done in
That city commission anti Cham-j |ronJca| „Ilip or tw0 Hl County Al. the war. "
b'.-r of i ummerco w 11 ake act on | tG|,npv gen,y 8topping boxing I I’lay for Harmony.
,,‘l" S P'° u Pl ' contests and "leaving high slate j The dual move was regarded by
otficials and tneir booze un- officials here as a strong play for
s“l Vl.eirf a^ro,TnS «■» «» —■««*» thru-^'Zy, llTre-imned by“the clash
Public Property Commissioner J. (5. !
Street will present the matter to
‘ I "sin-fighting Irishman," and Henry
"'111 support the project in the . K shloldg> slnBel..
........•-■--•on. No city official lu,s Jcnnlnsl) ,ierkled Oklahoma City - „ „ ...
voiced objection. Park^ Stipt.Joe ministry for thelr "obvious fear" j^loi
I to assoclaic with him in ths
Tliat it spelled the collapse of the-
fight for a munitions ministry and,
for the "war cabinet”
measure too, was believed by many,
’j Appointment of Stettlnius met
with instant approval at the capi-
tal. His standing as a man of big
business and broad gauge experience
II. Patterson declares the plan
boon to civic development.
10,000 Trees Available.
To ...sure success. Patterson an FACING EPIDEMIC, K. C.
nounces that Oklahoma t ity lias.' ucai tu nrnocDo aiiit ..........“ »A|«Cunn.o
in lier own right, 10,000 trees MEAL IH Urr ILtno UUI I .also was regarded as a further con-
wlfi' li will he sold for the bare | -- j cession to those who have demanded
'•< t of digging them up and re- [ I nitfd Press, business handling of wur purchases,
planting them The timber, now; Kansas City, Mo.. Jan. 25.— Fac-j Xlie letter.
- h, n municipal nursery, j '»> Incipient epidemic of small The Fecretary.H letter fial(1.
f "1“ OtV today was in, Senator Chamberlain:
to bi\ inches thru, and cost of: « serious situation, without a
transplanting varies accordingly. health director or hospital ond
Certain local nurserymen have j health hoard,
guaranteed propositions, which, in j Resignations of Dr. W. II. Coon
j "The questions which have aris-
en with regard to the conduct of
i the war reqiure an explicit state-
I it. * 1 at „ , ’ niont from me on (lie invitation of
Instance.-, may appeal even | heal b d rector and the members r c„nm,iiu.p antl BPnP,nlly f,„.
nn.c .fongb than the city offer., of the health hoard in a body, ' thp info,.mulmn of c„nB1.MS‘
I feel that in Justice I owe such
i of the health hoard in n body
It, will he the privilege, of course. I woro tendered last night on nc-
ft.i- a a w pmpertv owner to buy of j count of "decided and openly ex-
...... "'*'«?■ ! *»«;**«••' hetei'lninntlon" nf city of- „ Mll„.mpm tn thp splon(iill (,m,.prs
Tree men. in fact, will coopr tlclals not t«> cooperate, according an(J n
:i11* with the city thruout the: to a statement by board mem
affair. It is planned to conduct hers.
11io entire campaign under a cen-1 ---«----
ti ll directing body composed of n JANUARY CORN TRADING
of the army who have
forgotten themselves and labored
j with self sacrifice and. as I think,
success, in the building of the
# * v great army. It is due also to the
ynlantrc- committor of expert". No Qyy Qpp gy JRADE BOARD meat mimher of men in business
• ami of ufufirs who have accepted
, i,ii. i » nun. i/r**. < III* Inv'f ♦Inn of the w ,• depart-
wherom u is to be '^ \ Chicago. Jan. 25.—The Chicago ment to come to Washington and
in ,u t oi< ante wi 1 ms.1 * ' ' . j board of trade committee an- brought their business experience,
is honed bv this and other measures' , . , . . f ... , ....
1,01,1 down the lot's of trees tn „ | noum-ecl today that all eontrttets for heir lalettt nit,I their judgment to
minimum. The central committee. I ror" ,n s,Hro <'lo!i<'<, 11,0 "0,'k 1,1
tree will be released by tlte city j _
untiL.it i*5 ascertained that the hole I ^
or its appointees, will inspect the j j,lJs]lo|
on the basic price of $1.28
planting of each tree. I ... 4 ..
Al lint Sign Fledges. r discontinued.
Pledge must 5»c signed by every \ ---------
person receiving a tree from H'0 TEDDY KEEPS UP FIGHT
per, “And I think the people of the
country m entitled to have, at
January corn is large, a summary of wl at lias been
(done by America
W auls i ongress There.
TONE IN REPLY
Hy I nitrd Prfts. ^
Merlin via Amsterdam and Lon-j
don, Jan. 25.—Philip Hoheidemnnn, j
majority Socialist leader, bitterly
flit T’niled Pint.
1 Lloyd George speeches.
If After Hertling finished speaking'
Hungary and the IT. H. practically j
agree not only on great principles main relchstag committee,'
j of now arrangement of tlie world Bcheldemann voiced bis disagree-
•after tlie war, but our views ap
I preach o« several concrete peace m<,n‘ He dec,ared ,h® -"'I'martno
| question-,“ declared Count C'zer warfare, which had drawn America I
j nin. Austro Hungarian foreign min ......
into tlie war, had failed.
jletor, in a speech reported in
j VI, nnn dlapatchrs today. Th® Socialist roSrcttod tlint llort
> The address was n frank and u„B had not resarded President!
open bid for dlnetiKsion of differ- |
I ernes between Attstrla-Hungary j 'Vl|,0"'» tnessago ns an honest bid j
,and the l\ S. looking to n pOMSibloito peace.
■ adjustment. .. ...
i . . . , 1,e likewise disapproved of Hert-
It is obvious, Czernln declared,'
j "that an exchango of views he ling s statement that Alsace--Lor* I
tween Austria Hungary and tlie;
| U. a. might form the starting point ; ral,,e must l>« German.
j Express Partial Acquiescence,
But Makes Demand That
Can't Be Met.
BALKS AT ALSACE ISSUE
Calls Conditions Laid Down by
j Lloyd George "Masked
Wilson's outline of
his long expected
(Continued on Page Two.)
Rioting in Berlin is
Reported in Amsterdam
1 lly I'mini I'riit.
Zurich, .lull, 2 a.—(Inc hundred
! thnunnml worker* -Iruck Tlmrv
: du.v In rraxuc, a dispatch from
Henna M-scrtrd today. tirent
j throiiR- nf strikers paraded the
•trccts thruout the day. No Aus-
trian newspapers have hern re-
ceived here for several days.
• lortllng in
speech to tlie reichstag committee,
| received at Amsterdam today,
j nevertheless, raised an entirely new
land apparently In,passable obstacle
KEY TO TEUTON REUES ......
WAR AIMS SUMMARIZED;
Teutonic replies to President ("I,, (UtU™ “■<'edom. of
*«.i. Ko«i.M, Mritahi he required to Bur-
Wilson h aims speech refer to Lender to 1 lo "ur
tho Wilson terms 1
... . ''V number. | for,rcs. '"at‘‘’mbraTtar ' and TeJ,
Tb - unVnnb,!<’° M, ,0: ;r' 0"»',• "Ol id wide naval fortified-
I lie 14 points as outlined in tiona
tho Wilson speech of Jan. 8 are
summarized numerically below,
First Open diplomacy.
Second— Freedom of the seas.
Third—No economic barriers
ami equality of trade conditions.
Fourth—Guarantees for reduc-
tion of armaments.
Fifth—Free, open minded and
absolutely impartial adjustment
of all colonial claims, based on
Hit t nitrd Pirns.
Amsterdam, Jail. 25.—Severe riot-
ing Wednesday and Thursday in
Merlin was reported in dispatches
reaching hero today.
One report asserted that mobs j strict observance of tho principle
were marching in tho streets de-
it was regarded ns of great sig-
nificance that Thursday’s newspa-
pers had not arrived today from
Merlin aa usual.
A dispatch from Copenhagen to-
day reports resignation of
| Wekerle, of Hungary.
Other dispatches from neutral
sources indicate further marks of
I unrest in the dual monarchy,
j It is evident, however, that tlie
censorship in both the Hungarian
capital, Budapest, and Austria’s
• capital, Vienna, is increasingly se-
I One report tells of a scene. In tho
- that proper cam win bn sivon. tno uiAO i cnci ATtnu ,horpf"ro' '■cs|,c,’,f"llv 'equest, Germany.”
- . ......... ..... 4i._ • FOR WAR LEGISLATION that your committee arrange an op-
Carter Glass, Vir-
ono of tlu^ keen-
in sections of town where the (
proiim! ts not mlaplocl In wooded) -- .portunity fw me lo make such a
lb. dvimmllinc will be resort> uilnl /*»r.«s. | statement and Hint tl,e lime and
ed lo before seltins out ,,f li-ees Washington, Jan. 25.—Colonel Place be fixed m> as In enable all
is attempted. City Ranss, band I Theodore Roosevelt blazed away members of the senate and the
lim the explosives, purchased in again today in behalf of war leg- bouse of representatives, who are
wholesale, will perform the task at ’ islution in ronttress. |w> disposed, to attend,
lowest ,'osl. A few cents will coeerj On tho heels of bis Press club1 "If this request can be complied
'1,0 expense ,,f shootiiiK each hole, speech yesterday in wl,Mi he with. 1 shall lie happy to he ad-
No dan,ace will result to surround struck back at those criticising bis vised at your earliest convenience
ing structures or paving. j altitude toward the administration, j of tho lime and place.
Tlie first step In the entire pro- j Roosevelt today addressed a gat It-1 "Cordially yours,
tri am w ill be the charting of the ''ring of military men and members "Newton I >. Raker,
Cit", with a view tn suggesting "f congress at the Army and Navy "Secretary nf War."
suitable trees for eaeh locality. An ' dd> hete. Tlie affair was pri-j The war administration will no
effort will be made to promote uni- 'ate. but the Colonel took nceaslon j defended in the bouse
form planting. ,J0nm ,he Chamberlain universal! UpI>resentiit!v
Riffercnt streets and avenues of - training bill and predicted PtC ginja. known ;
the city already are being con ; passage. lest and at the same time sharpest
Sldered by the pat U department a«; Before tlie National Press Club,' 1(mKll,,,| adininistrut ion speakers.
City Bio colonel virtually told Senator wln lllkn llims(.|f ,|lis t.,sU
in the wake of startling and grue-
some charges of Senator tChamber-
lain against Maker and hid assist-
Arrangements for the defense
were completed in a. secret con-
fen-nee between Glass and Makei
Stettinius in complete charge of
ounly j an allied purchases in tlie 1'. S.
mailed out for a long time is regarded hy mil-
j 1* ri'i.iy h\ Ah s. Anna Murko jtarv experts as the lavst fitted man
! L"v<>- superintendent of edueation. nvailahle for this post.
Total attendance this time list. ,
! rear, was ■ Anuonneomcnt of tins tremei,-
dous move ..t a time when congress
iis agitating for u munitions dire,-,
so eiei tue. was made by Secretary Raker
AS CIGAR SALESMEN , n the following official statement:
-! ------— "Kdwaiat R. Stettinius. New Vork,
Warning tha't a “dangerous Indus- j Hi) I nihil /You. lias been appointed surveyor gen-
trial situation is looming on the. New Turk, Jan. 2.'*.—Bombs were eral of ail army pui-.-hases. He
horizon” was voiced to the labor planted on allied ships by spies will be in charge nf procurement
convention by W. C. Anderson, a working as cigar salesmen, accord- and product ion --f all supplies l,y
Inbuilt,, member of parliament. lng to testimony given here today the five army bureaus, ordnance.
He declared " a dangerous fun,- by Herman F. W. ^t.ling. witness quartermaster, signal, engineer and
lne was creeping across Kurope," for the government In tlte trial of medical.
Delegate Revan. seconding u Fr.inz Von Rintelen and R1 other j lle Will Co-ordinate,
resolution condemning profiteering Hermans. | will be his duty to ,-oordi
id«al for working out
Beautiful idea, if property owners Slone, who e’.iargcd him wit.i heing
v.-jll Hut cooperate. Memory !*10 kaiser’s most potent agent, tha*.
Groves, Shade Orchards and Sam-; “-vou aro everything you called
my T'rives may he laid out by the me.’
central committee, home owners! iioilC~Di 'Akli/o eniT
along the lino assisting. An aver- UtlMoUo oLANKo SENT
ago of three trees should be grow- Tf) PHIIfilTY QPWnni Q
ing on each 50 feet, of parking U U __ _T ^UttUULO
Hpaco in tho reside^o district. , |5,.inUs fo:. ronsl*,a (tf
The idea of metal plates hearing j Hr.]loo,M were being
inscriptions for the soldier boys
is being worked out.
FAMINE CREEPING OVER
EUROPE SAYS LABORITE GERMAN SPIES WORK
lit/ I nitnl Prrst. ,
Nottingham. Mngland. Jan. 25.— j ---
"dangerous Indus-\ Mil 1 ni/fd Press.
! Austrian parliament, in which Frc-
jmier Von Seydler was assailed by
Czechs, demanding right of self de-
|termination, In line with that por-
tion of President Wilson’s aims
speech having to do with the racial
I phase of the war peace issue.
Victor Morgan, back in America, after “looking into TIiIh- <'°upird with the report <>f
** yesterday that MoheminiiH had de-
clared a republic In Prague, adds
significant light to a fundamental
fourco for political difficulty in tho
dual monarchy. For it is the racial
issue that has made troublous the
life nf Aust. - Hungary ever since
the artificially created empire was
parcelled out to the IJapshurgs In
Of all the vital war quotums today is this: "W hat Is I At 0"<‘ ,ir,m shortly nftrr tho
■•oiltR cm 111 (ierntanv ?" ' rroation ,.,f the hyphenates govern-
fV., - . I meat, the Dohemians were so in-
lilt Jills \\ Ol to t licit is the answer to all the conflicting sistent on recognition of t heir
that in determining all such
questions of sovereignty, inter-
ests of the population concerned
must liave equal weight with
the equitable claims of the gov-
ernment whose title is to he de-/
.Sixth Evacuation by central
Premier j empires of all Uussinn territory
and complete territorial and po-
litical Independence of that na-
Seventh—'"Melioration*' of Bel-
Kightli Restoration of unoccu-
pied French territory and "light-
ing of the wrong done to Franco
by Prussia in 1870" in matter
Ninth -Readjustment of Italy’s
frontiers along linen of national-
Tenth—Aust ria l l ungary’s peo-
ples to be "accorded freest op-
Czernln Reply Also.
Count Czernln, Austro-Hungarian
i foreign minister, In u speech ou
war aims, received coincidentally
with Hertlings speech, stated what
might be differences of opinion
with German war aims. He
adopted a much more conciliatory
tone in discussing President Wil-
son’s and Premier Lloyd George's
United Press dispatches from
Russia today said that no wireless
messages hud been received by
the Molsheviki from Austria since
tlie wireless received at Smolny
Institute and made public yester-
day, reporting tl'2 organization of
a revolutionary ministry.
A probable obstacle to possible
peace adjustment was in Hertling a
firm declination to consider the
ceiling ot Alsace-Lorraine back to
The Hertling Reply
To President Wilson
lly I niird Press.
Amsterdam. Jan. 25. — German
Chancellor Hertling told the main
committee of the reichstag that
the speeches of Premier Lloyd
George and President Wilson con-
tained "certain acceptable princi-
ples" to Germany, according to
purl unity of Riitonomous dovrl.n,- l,!prli,“ dixpat.bcs revolved hero lu-
nir-nt *• Ida.V.
"Notwithstanding our strong
Klcventh—Evacuation of Balkan
Males and their separate inde-
pendence guaranteed; Serbia to
have an outlet to the sea.
Tw rift h Turkey's possessions
not lo be molested, except as
to states with nationalitieH other
Ilian Turkish, which must be
military and political position, Ger-
many is willing for peace," ho ns-
"Premier Lloyd George’s condi-
tions are absolutely unacceptable.
They are badly masked annexa-
. „ , Hertbng voiced the hops of sue-
afforded opportunity for iiutono- ,.,,ss ,,, |ho
doubts and queries tliat lto to makeup tin* other great ques- eini individuality that Kmperor j
lion—"How Long Will the War Last?” Franz Joseph agreed to it. tier-|
In z'fo.i-i 1.. ,v ,i 4i,„ mm v 4 ■ mans in Austria and the Magyars |
I t < Moit V net the nnswer. I lie News with ert latn asso-|. ,he fnrni,nB i
eta to, | papers, lias aehu-ved an epochal enterprise -which islv„,(. monarchy affairs m,-1
Roing' to prove one ol the big outstanding features of thcl leeted so stronRiy to this that |
journalism of the great war. ;Frt,nz Joseph wltlidrew his promise!
It lias succeeded in having its representatives actually ,'Vhe m^'amonR the Ttohemlans j
penetrate to the ver\ edge <,1 l.erniany. to Maud,at the barbed today traces dh-ertiy hack <o that!
wire frontier ,»f the ,‘,iuiitr\- ,,l ,»ur eneiu\. and there tr, con- period lien and if the remit M,at |
duel a stmlv of what in-idc things are happening today in 's,l"»1d dual moiiarehyi
" ' "f '•..........: " lienee frotn which practically „o 'first :d“pH deveh’P from this ao.iree It
* v " will no ?i cn.se nf rcnp.’ig the whirl-I
wind years lifter the sowing t<> the I
wind of racial injustice.
Thirteenth Polish independ-
Fourteenth A "general asso-
ciation of nations must bo formed
on specific covenants for tlie
purpose of affording mutual
guarantees of political Independ-
coco immI territorial integrity lo
great and small states alike."
Brest Lltovsk peace
the land of nivstcriou
hand word has reached otir ears for nearly a year, ever since
we declared war on iho kaiser.
The man selected for this difficult, almost impossible
task, was Victor Morgan, noted editor of The Cleveland
I’ress, otic oi the most influential evening newspapers in tlie
l niled States, and the manner in w hich Morgan has brought
his assignment R> successful conclusion in the face of stag-
gering odds n il! constitute when told one
romances of the war.
"f'oncretrly thn outlines nre tin-
xntisf in-lory," the tlcrinan cltHti-
lle demanded that "enemy lend-
ers" sot forth "new proposals".
The German chancellor’s oft post-
poned and eagerly awaited speech
was delivered to the reichritag com-
mittee Thursday afternoon.
' i Mi Jan. 5 the period expired
f»*r co-operation among the entenn
looking toward a general pence,"
Hertling said in opening.
Mad Free Peace Path.
“After that. Germany was n*
longer bound by her offer to the
entente. I:]*e had a free path to
pursue separate peace negotiations.
"Since then war ai;ps speeches
have bom, delivered by Premier
Uo.vd George and President Wilson.
Lloyd George showed an alteration
"Mo no longer abused us hut
|vt,'op,"id. Jnn. 2:. Cnnfldou.-s army . ommandurs, , shmvod an l„.-li„„,1km ,nr nemtiu.
hi Hit' "cnmhiK assist a nes nf ths , Thn stdr.t nr I Intmntollnrn .arro- 1 ,1"’” V ,. a*, 1 Bl> *" fal' ;,s
I llte newspaper wi'stnrn iirolPtarlaf Iiiusend l.v uanr,. that (h'fj,.,| world with ; "'l,s "
j Foreign Minister Trotsky in a ruthless Mihniailnin^ |s .--till tho'
Expresses Hope for Aid
From German People
Hjl I tilled Puss.
BV I. W. r. MASON
l Fount V on liortling has siirrend- 1
! erorl to in,, kaiser's militarists.
Tho elmneolior’s answer to the
war aims do«lar.i I Ions of Prcsloent
I "Wilson and Premier Lloyd George
i h.iM been dictated by Germany's;
The ......., ,
t ojiul !es toon
to i lie congreH*
and assailing t lie government’s The LaTouraine, lingo French I in-!
nnte such purchases and properly
"weaKenrd policy." declared Brit- cr. was set afire in IMS by means UlP Klllnp in,tuslrv
“In surcreel largely because "she of these bturtbs. he declared. It Clld that tl,p nl.mv m-ogr.im shall
was i t the mercy of the American was made and sent to the ship by
beef trust." the men on trial, lie charged. i (Continued on Page Two.)
Girl Reader Carries Cheer To Jail
Where Life’s A Dreary Proposition
soviet - guiding faicor
‘make at least
' can ! q-.
Morgan's article-, the next great war feature
News, will begin January ^o.
Morgan sttiled for Kurnpc in November with nr, other' "rohd.-,,c«n v hp|, -,n ,r(.r,;ir,!lB ,
instructions than to I■ I>.■) OCT "\\ HAT IS C.OIXC, o\ |\ 0ll-v nt li‘'l'infir|y- r-.n-.-i t.,,w t„ ,............. win. tho amiiini.it.nn
M'.K'M \.\M l'dl\\. i!c learned, alter landing in France,
that the eastern part of .Switzerland, which in speech, custom-
and sympathy is piactieally (K'riiian, must he his hunting |
ground. Hut when lie reached there lie found this region to I
all intents and purposes tlie land of the enemy, and that i
opposing Prussian spies were everywhere. In no time tliev i
had ransacked bis trunks while lie was absent from his room, j
and finally demanded from him, face to face, his mission.’
They set themselves firmly again-t Ins carrving it >ut.
in the speech an earnest do-
ire for peace or even of friendlv
" ' •-'■'O..I1 states-; rPP|h„:s toward ui
kaiser intends t»>
in* more effort to "Liven \pprocialivc."
o does rot seek
•f tlormany and
I he d« iuded loaders of Germany never entertained a desire fr» d» -
who lightly defied the |‘ stro> us. he even used words of
’ Lie war. seem now to he under appreciation ,,f Germany's political
liie i in pres :;i m that. the\ arc ahoijt and cultural position.
II a Cnitrd I’rrss.
London, Jail. 25.—Hot fighting
between Bolshevik! troops and
Rumanian troops is in progress,
. ... . * and roiiimiminition helween tlie
Lilt, believ e ll'. he |>nt It o,*cr —American newspqper I Rumanian front and Petrograd
l'retty drearv. is the life of a ’ bruin-stores of men on tho outside, , tails self-made men and women" it
county Jail inmate. continue to keep up with the sea-j read "ever had a harder tiimj to
Serving time maybe, or waiting Tons. ;ge; an education than inxsclf. I
for the tri 1 which will bring frc*c-, ( nines the Girl. , "as born in a rude dug-out
girl, how* ver, tripping Western Oklalmnia with
Comes the Girl. was
(lom well there arc men there nc- j Game
i used of murder. t'l* the
Others are held for lesser crime*, opened iron gate, and over lo Jail- scanty existence. Many
Gloom is not always supreme be- ’er George palmer, where he sat on have gone to school without anv
hind the burn, but it takes a pret* the long upholstered bench, con- dinner; and have been obliged
tv stiff lip not to get down in the fiscated In a raid.
mouth ju.*t a little, at times. The man with the keys arose, pear in the contests where | won
stone Mairs, thru the brothers and sisters to share onr* illicit IIk'V <1411 IhiYi.
l-orrmv dothos fr„m fi lpnfls "to np° I tloPr(,>'e,l " i'-hin^ '">'.1
man that lie is! lie turned sleuth himself, and shadowed
THK I.A.NI) of the kaiser until he learned of the conditions
I there—for the seepage at the border proved full of nutriment! '
for those who know how to gather ami assimilate it.
Morgan has ju-t arrived in this country straight from a
'icrmati holder town IF knows more about \V1I.\T IS
(,OIN(r < )N IN' ' d'. I\ .d A \ \ than anv other writing man in
the United States, or England, or France - for that matter,
lie is going to tell it all. and immediately, for the benefit of
tlie American pc,-pie It i the most important information
Mid what surclv is more
KVKKYIK >I)V IN AMI'.KIt'A W ANTS To KNOW .
What i" the morale of the licrman people? Arc ti,c\
ace ? fir are thev openlv re\olt-
is <ul off, di'-natfhcs rc<ci\cd
lure today from Pclrognul ilo*
l niird Press.
..’i k of
itics a j
! to win a victorious peace*.
It Is apparent that tin* Von IL:;
: < lique lias r#-.t* 1 into I'rf'-idont Wil-
son's and Premier Llo.vd Georn 's
peacf* invitations tin* preposterous
meaning that ?hr entente powers
believe they are losing fin- war.
|No oilier reason can adetjuately
l account for the new German de-
■ maud suddenh- exposed to view
that Great Britain oisrnnntie the
fortifications of Gihrallar and her
other principal coaling stations as
a prelim ina ry to peace.
Ibrtliug for More War.
German militarism, as reflected
in th«» prosi nt rulers of the Ib-heii-
zollcrn auto» racy, has not \ct been
crushed. Gount Von Hertling has
revealed tiiat tin* nien.’ce to fho
world's lihorties still continues to
exert !t« megalomaniac power in
B*‘ilin So far thereiore as Gnui.t
\'uii Hertling is concerned, the war
must go on.
But at the time with the tier-
it his r.ihc
cor; \ict I'Oi
'If *-nt it led
a ns guilty
• a ime
On the ni.v first medals.
They were sitting and walked toward her
;m,m„t. M.tnn talk table there, she tossed a tiny yel- (im ,pIllllB |,nnks . j
ing. and some just low folder. The outride bore tho jn.r ,-e.Mt ils in m-rlc- h' ' 1 . i , , mi. , .
taking inventory of words. “.Miss Glad • Roman, Kloc- }o fltlNb m> cdtlcation" m°n°y ! !llC JU.,,kc,;S L. g Ml(,U«'r t llC wlml
their menial slock, tlonist. .Motto; T'Ushillg to the
What the hooks Front, or Where There a Will,
showed they only. There Is a Way.”
being in Palmer looked at it. and won
Jail for a
I'he Jailer shook his head,
The answer startled him
"This i : a poor pin e to get rnon-
j........ .. long time dered. Then he opened It
VbuTAHy neces.saril\' means ftrango tale, the inside hnre.
that the goods on hand! Iler Life llinlory.
y» t a little out of date, while the j "None of those whom the world J
"I don't want It. T thought If T
could do them good"- tilting hr,r
M'onUnued on Page Two)
What U the pre-ent temper ,,f the government?
it to the chariot-wheel of the I’rtR-ian antocracv. or an
beginning to yield a little t,, the defiance of the allies?
W'iiat arc the fond conditions in (iermany? Arc
people starving, or are tlicy well fed?
These are a few of the vital qncainn* Morgan will dis.
mss in his articles which will appear r:.> Insivcr- in The
< Iklahotna New s.
(P-m man chancellor's declaration to the
-eiiato rdchstag main committee, Count
G/.ernln, Austro Hungary’s foreign
drive minister has made a far pn-re nm-
ineffl «“■ i 1 intory statciiient of war aims to
ciency," Senator Ghamhcrlain sure *l,p Austrian parliament,
moned Gorgau to conin the hcal'n , It is impossihin tn attribute to |
conditions at national guard and ‘banco tin* appearance of these
I different, declarations of policies at "The sixth concerns only Russia,
ornml' 1 the same time Fount f’zernin is and the central powers,
of the riot In agreement xxith the* German “The seventh can only bo set*
j militarists. This can now ho ar- tied In peace negotiations, but
Continued on Page Two i ,copied as a settle*! fact. • I Germany lias never demanded tho
on teaming rumps, Surge"
oral Gorgas today tol«l th»>
Forging a head w .lb hi.-
mgainst "war departinei t
army camps. , ,
General Gorga* told the
ter> “that practically none
“We * nnrmt umlersTand such
' fellings nor can we find in them
any proof of a sincere will.
Sees \\ iison ( hanged.
• 'I acknowledge that President
Wilsons tune is now different
.from what it was before lus
aticn.pt l»v means of tlm American
i reply to the pope f<» sow dissen-
sion between the German govern*
m.'nf and the German people.
*'I i*• ii" longer talks of autocratic
| suppression of the German people
> bv the German government and Ins
I former alack upon the Hohenzol*
1 lorns i*; not repeated.
Commenting on President Wil-
lson's war aims speech the German
! chain' r asserted:
“(in the first four points nn
• agreement is obtainable without
About ( "Ionics.
j “Op tho fifth there will he some
I difficulty. It chiefly concerns Fug*
1 land, but President Wilson's pro-
! posal.s ould bo taken into con*
| sklerattoM r»,spe*’tIng the colonic.*
ienmnded by (iortiuiny.
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Parker, G. B. The Oklahoma News (Oklahoma City, Okla.), Vol. 12, No. 102, Ed. 1 Friday, January 25, 1918, newspaper, January 25, 1918; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc859399/m1/1/: accessed July 22, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.