The Oklahoma News (Oklahoma City, Okla.), Vol. 11, No. 281, Ed. 1 Tuesday, August 21, 1917 Page: 2 of 10
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FIRST PICTURE OF THE JAPAN MISSION.
BY (illJUIN (iARUNKR.
Washington, II. C.. Aug. 21. ,
—There will be a coal famine
nen winter, probably In spite
of everything, and Its shortage
may lie up Industries before the |
The coal situation Is had. so
bad it Is doubtful If serious •
trouble can be averted.
There will be suffering In I
many homes In the northwest,
and many a factory will shut 1
Little to Export.
Equally to be deplored, there
will he little coal to export to
It Is not a question of avoid-
ing waate of having one coal-
less day a week. It Is a ques-
tion of keeping railroads moving
(the railroads consume a third
of the coal). It is a question
also of making the daily neces-
saries , such as bread and cloth-
ing. and supplying electric cur-
The Industrial world, In short,
must be kept going, and roal Is
the fundamental Indispensable.
Without coal people are denied
Coal mines for months have
been putting out about 70 per
eent of tnelr normal average.
In the bituminous fields, the
trouble has been greatest.
In summer the ships of the
Great Lakea usually carry coal
on their northweat-bound voy-
ages. These ships have been
making these return voyages
with empty hulls.
The vrhy Is the management
of the railroads. The railroads
are co-owners of the mines. They
have made aure of coal to run
There la no scarcity from
mines which supply railroads.
The rest have" been running
short because they could not get
They could not gel cars be-
eanae the railroads were using
coal cars to haul other merchan-
Coal is a* low-rate commodity.
In war time the demand for cars
to carry high-rate commodities
la very great. Why bother with
coal when you can carry pig Iron
to a mur.iMona factory? That
la the whole anawer.
The railroads may talk about
ear shortage or poverty, but
railroad earnings, groas and net.
are greatest in history and cars
are as numerous as ever.
Nothing the president can do
after this delay will prevent a
coal famine. Due warning was
given of the situation four
months ago, and every effort
made to aecure action.
The railroads appointed a
"war bqard” and Dan Willard
and Fairfax Harrison tried the
patriotic, volunteer racket to an
ignominious finish. When pa-
trlotlem Interfered with profits,
patdotlmn took a back seat The
neglect of the coal fields con-
MISS TARBELL AT HER
DESK IN WAR WORK
The question of sugar beet
! raising in Oklahoma Is up for j
\V. H. Mann, owner and man- !
ager of gardens near Packing- ]
! town, says beets can be grown
j with success In this state, and '
j in support of hi* contention .
| displays two splendid specimens ,
| in the Patterson-Hoffman cigar |
: store, Main and N. Robinson. 1
Mann claims that the beets, I
one of which weighs lo pounds :
land the other 8, were grown In ,
his guldens without Irrigation. 1
The beet question came up
some years ago when sugar was
retailing at :> cents per pound, j
and the building of a refinery |
was considered. With sugar now j
at lft rents and over, the in-*
centivo is Increased. '
When promoters first talked ,
of the refinery, two chief ob-
Left lo Right: Vice-Admiral Isamu Takeshlta of Japanese Navy; Gavin McNab: ' Lieu-
tenant Commander Masataka Ando; Viscount Ischll, special envoy and head of the mission;
Major Seiji Tanikowa; Breckinridge Long. Third Assistant Secretary of State, and Major Gen-
eral Hisalchl Sugano of the Japanese Army,
I atacles appeared. One was the
1 water situation, and the other j
| that beets raised In Oklahoma '
| did not come up to standards, j
1 The beet industry needs a
! steady water supply both for I
try, the camp, the hill tops, pick* -
; up a solitary airplane on a night
flight, and glints on tba roofs
of peaceful homestesds.
The airplanes are In their war
paint, with red. white and blue
rudders. They lend the last war*
like touch to the spectacle.
Hy I nil ft! Prrtf.
Hemstead, N. V., Aug. 21. —
On a rolling plaltf' flanked by
millionaires' estates, with army
aeroplanes constantly maneuver-
ing high over head. 20.000
S. WILL RAISE PAY
IN STEEL SHIPYARDS
Hu I stied Prtn.
Washington, Aug. 21. — A
nation-wide strike tp steel shlp-
. _ , . .. , . .. .yards working on government
American boy^the -rainbow di-l^ntraets will be prevented by
wage increases fronts the govern-
vislon"— are mobilizing for war
; Thev will be the first citizen
soldiers to reach the trenches.
Camp Mills, where this 42nd
division of national guardsmen
from all parts of the country will
In his first clash with or*
ganlzed labor on war work,
I'ncle Sam will recognise the
claln# that Increased cost of llv-
be quartered until It starts for i inK warrants higher wage scale.
| France, is springing Into exls- | This developed today from
tence like r magic city conjured ; difficulties into whifch the re-
up with Aladdin's lamp. A week (,uisjtloning of ship -construction
ago the 400 acres over which | Pnmeshcd the shipping board.
It is spreading were pasture lands, ghlp yard owners whose contracts
have been taken over by the
government refused to make
new wage agreement* with the
metal trades union until the
shipping board approwed lncreas-
for the 1'. 8. was expected to-
There was talk that President
Garfield, Williams college, re-
cently named chairman of the
new wheat price fixing board,
was the man the president hud
asked to assume the work. Car-
field knows the roal situation
Iboroly from long experience as
attorney for coal operators and
coal carrying railroads In Oh'»
Robt. S. Lovett's order dirt.t-
ing certain rail and lake steam-
ship lines to give priority coal
shipments to the northwest went
Into effect today.
The coal dictator will requisi-
tion all coat and coke for the
government and resell it at cost
to consumers or he will super-
vise the Industry, sllowlng It to
continue In its present hands.
Continutd From Pact 1
' raising and converting Into fin-
Motor trench diggers, devour-
I ling the ground at the rate of
three feet a minute, $ut ditches
for two miles of water pipes. A
thousand soldiers from the 22nd
Infantry laid out streets, made j ed wage Beales,
roads, and with the aid of civil-l Final decision Is to«be left to
Ian laborers built 300 shower, a special commission of three,
baths. I one appointed by President Wll-
fanip Mills Is Bom son. one .by President Gompera
Thff vanguard of the troop* j of the American Federation of
< now flocking here pitched their j Labor, and the third by the
tents at one end of the reserve- i shipping board.
--------- tion, temporary postofflces sprang : ______
Ida Tarbell, always a tireless up- sen,rl*s were posted, women ! UP-TO-DATE
be no hepe for peace except IxN; ls<heii sugar. Except In rare; worker, Is shown "here" busv'^at rame running with buckets of i The following
I going on with this war. j cases all beet fields need Irrl- her most Important task At her i *cmona<*<?’ and ''amp Mills was 1 occurred In one of the lunch
..Al “7r* r-'r ***™'j'aM”* ;n ‘»c council of' national!1*®™
! rooms the other day:
Plakonoff, the old time leader. 1 refining processes an exceptional ' defense, where she Is a member' °ver a slight rise at one end! Customer: I would like an
who first unfurled the red flag amount of water Is used in of the women's committee she )s °f the camp thousands of acres1 order of German Frankfort*, a
giving valuable service in helping arP available for maneuvers. ; cup of English breakfast te* and
direct women's numberless war Trenche* criss-cross a part of this ; two French rolls,
activities. territory, and aviators soar over: Walter (to the cook): One war
-- it, photographing earthworks, ; on a tray.
___ dropping dummy bombs on an1 Customer: Please add two
GET-RICH-QUICK imaginary enemy. ; sinkers (doughnuts) to my or-
„ —;-- At night a million candle ; der.
two young Irishmen in a Ca- powe- searchlight, located at the' Waiter (to the cook): Throw
lin the Nevsky Prospekt; Krapot-! washing the beetes, spraying,
jkine, the escaped prisoner of the i and boiling the slices down to
! fortress of Peter and Paul; a thick syrup.
1 Kgrensky. the auresigbted. Gradii-! Difficulty Met.
ally it became clearer lo fnore j This difficulty, however, will
l| Umitti /Tv*#.
Washington, Aug. 21.—An-
nounc*ment of a coal controller
SYRUP OF FIGS
FOR CROSS, SICK
f UTTUE STOMACH IB SOUR,
LIVER TORPID OR BOW-
ms q LOGGED.
Mother* eon rest easy after
Hvtof "California Syrup of
Flge," because In a few hours
all tha elogged-up wasta, tour
bUe and fermenting food gently
out of the bowels, end
you hare a well, playful child
again. Children simply will not
take the time from play to empty
their bowels, and they become
tightly packed, liver gets -slug-
gish and stomach disordered.
When cross, feverish, restless,
see If tongue te coated, then give
this delicious "fruit laxative."
Children love It, nnd It can not
Injury. No difference
what alls yonr little one—if full
•f sold, or a sore throat, dlarr-
hoaa, stomach-ache, bad breath,
•her .a gantle "Inside
elaaaslng" should always be the
first treatment given. Pull di-
rections for babies, children of
•II ages and grown-ups ere
Printed on each bottle.
MAY VOTE FRIDAY ON
men and more until It was sd-1 soon be overcome locally. The
either Siberia or the fallows as “P1*'1 bv “ majority. jetty commissioners have agreed
the hn indarv of his Dtp "The first enemy of universal! to let the farmers tap the big
s •ys.Ts ............
..from thp world we have no hope! About a year ago, beets grown i five shillings each
............. —‘ -*----- We
that terrible lesson
I have talked with many u. ,, dreams
the Russian revolutionists. 1 ‘...» 2,b! * ",, , '
• j, • .. . ». t must make war that
have found none that on March have
11 had any hope (hat the curse:
and their captain promised them
_ . „ for every
in the state were analyzed at • German they killed,
the state A. A M College. After ; Pat lay down to rest, while
Investigation of several varieties j Mick performed the duly of
nariian regiment were going Into aviation field, sweeps the rorn-*in a couple of T-hoats.
the trenches for the first time.
.___. . ... i Reluctantly they came to the; the authorities returned a ver-' watching. Pat had not lain
'>“">r'»ih™is.r.srsr.jsr skiSej asss; b>
however, should not mean It Is i "They're
Then It Happened.
But th*«e things take time. J contended that all
in the state
whole1 th'mr' w°nhm>?rlhmlmentT VVU!:<> lhe R“»Bian Idealist Taj In 'he "late should have the
*noiA th.ng. without a moment s j |Parnine that the life of hiR ihpaIk 1 same low percentage.
warning began to crack «nd j depends wholly upon the Jefe^1 The sugar beet Is fast taking
With 1 h|Pn<*' ,°n Mar°h 14 the revolu- of Germany th*re mav be manv ' ,al<inK *he P,ar® of rai1 as lhe
the counsel for the prosecution c'0 “p|Jte. The" old*'ordn™?!! 1 unplea,,ant i»ddents, ' as ther'e ! world'a
Hu l uitril
Austin, Texas, Aug. 21.
In the Impeachment proceedings " ” I , .
against Governor Ferguson. «•«- w?nf*r of R
nprtfnr ir. i». z),n* day burst upon Rus-
pecting to close its cross exami-
nation of the governor today, It
seemed probable that the house
committee of the whole, would
reach a vote Fridav.
I. w. W. STRIKE CALL
HEARD BY ONLY ISO
Hy CnUrd Pm*.
Portland, Ore., Aug. 21.—Not
more than 150 I. W. .\V. have
quit work In response to the
organization's general strike rail.
United Press dispatches from
various points In Washington,
Idaho, Montana and Oregon to-
day emphasize the complete
failure of the much advertised
1. W. W. walkout.
NEW HISTORY COURSES
AT H. S. ANNOUNCED
Social' Problems; History of
Industry and Commerce; Early
European History and History
Then the Russian revolution-
ist soared to the skies in an un-
controllable hurst of enthusiasm.
The thing had come after all!
All the old foundations had been
swe>-' away over night. The
r’ unis of so many years were
1 at Idle. Behold they were about
1 be realities before his very
The czar was gone and ram
were free, not alone from czars
and political despotism, but free
also from poverty, Injustice,
hatred, competition—and war?
Ah!—well, there was the
trouble. This terrible war was
But nobody need doubt the
Provided only the American
pacifist and the American copper-
heat’ do not together utterly dis-
courage the Russian and enable
Germany to defeat not merely
Russia but all mankind.
"Who's cornin'?’ shouts Pat.
"The Germans." replies Mick.
"How many are there?"
sugar source. Eight mil- j "Begorra,” shouts Pa«. Jump-
lion tons of beet sugar were ! lug up and grabbing his rifle
produced last year. In Europe j "our fortune’s made! "
it has replaced cane sugar al- | --—---
most completely, largely because i
beets will grow In many ranges 1 ANSWERED
of climate and temperature,
while can requires lowlands of
the South and Cuba.
8 KILLED IN AUTO,
HIT BY LOCOMOTIVE
on. He had not made it, the train.
Hy I nilnl Pm*.
New London, Conn., Aug. 21.
Eight are dead today and a
little girl Is in a hospital here
In a serious condition following
the destruction of their automo-
bile today, when it was struck
near Saybrook by a New Haven
"You know, children," said
„ ...... ____... ,lhe Sunday school teacher. "It Is
At present American beets are 1 ”r<^alne(* 'hat every human he-
ralsed largely in Colorado, Call- j /,)U9, some 'Jay reach the end
fornla, Michigan, and to
extent in Minnesota.
I of his «x
some i -vlstenee.
comes after dying?”
- Cleaning and pressing.’
□ c-dm it Mirv lucDner i , ,?ed 0 y°UI'Fs'er, who was fa
PERMIT NO INCREASE • miliar with window signs.
—Every one ad-
mires a diamond.
Why don't you
50c Down, 50c Weekly
The Rosenfleld easy credit
plan will place one in your
hands. You will find It
easy to pay for and the
pleasures of owning It
116 Main Street
Citizen of New Russia: It was none
of his affair. It had been made
by the rzar and the czar's gov-
ernment, all of whose deeds and
works had befn wiped out and
cast *w*y by the revolution and
of Latin-Amerlca, are new high
school courses announced for
the coming year by C. W. Turn-
er of the history department,
Prospective takers of any of
these courses are Invited to call
Principal W. O. Moore at the
high school or Turner at Wal.
2131, after < p. m.
the new dawn—the dawn of
Two have been Identified.
Others dead include a woman
and five children, one of the lat-
ter an infant of three months,
whose body was lifted f on the
peace and joy to all mankind.
Why, then, should they fight?
It was useless to talk to him
about treaties and alliances. To
the bottomless pit with all tres-
tles made by the czar! They
6 EXEMPTIONS DENIED
IN FIR3T DISTRICT
IN COAL TOLERANCE’
H/i Vnitrd Prrta.
Washington, At’g. 21.—The
rojt NERVOUS CONDITIONS
---- —, ...— HsfftsrS'• Act* Pkoukitt
northwestern traftic and service j brx^^'.'Tnd^n^V.ti0’^.
bureau today won Its fight
against the Chicago, Milwaukee
& St. Paul and a dozen other
leading railroads, when Attorney
Examiner Arthur Mackl.v of the
Interstate commerce commission
recommended cancellation of In-
creased total tolerance on coal.
Tolerance is the allowable
margin of error between the j
origin and destination weights I
arising from difference In scales, !
errors In weighings or ahsorp- i
tlon and evaporation of moisture j
i in transit. j
Ruz a boulV—-AdTtrtlieingnl
MONDAY, SEPT. 10tl
AT DELMAR GARDENS
were" d is™ I lowed* "and “3" granted" i SEEKS CABINET MAN
belonged to the Old Russia, dead | J*0' *' .
and gone forever. New Russia | ?5"h "f^ .1/^°r“‘etl ,h« basis for
had nothing to do with all that. 1 "f 11 ® s disapproved re
New Russia had no concern, no **
object and no business except to
spread among all men the glad
REFUSING THE RAISE tidings of the day without pov-
Wlille county Assessor Offutt
looked over the tax books, com-
piling data on property which
may he raised In
Their names were certified as
ready to go, with the privilege
of appeal. The men certified
^o „y-„in,r,Ce- hR,rC<1' f0mPH'- "aTce. Eimer JHem'gC Rr|,yWnar:
tlon or war.
Why, then, should he fight?
All men being brothers, equal-
accordance jly. the Germans were the Rus-
with order of the state equall- , eians’ brothers as much as the
satlon board, and while state. rest, it seemed clear (hat the
taxers were to be brought face way to abolish war was to stop
to face with the so-called public j righting. How then can we be
service discrepancies, county'asked to continue the czar s war
commissioners were consulting 1 against thes- our German breh-
legal authority Tuesday on ad-jren?
visability of taking the matter I Men of these views were in
to supreme court. ; control of the
ling Albright, Clarence Hold-
craft and John H. Fearnow.
FOR THE STATE FAIR
Judge C. B. Ames is In Wash-
ington foi the State Defense
Council, seeking a cabinet mem-
ber to make a speech here dur-
ing slate fair.
Judge Ames will get two men
high up in the administration,
one to speak here and the other
at the Muskogee fair, state coun-
I cil ealrl Tuesday.
UGH! CALOMEL MAKES YOU SICK!
CLEAN LIVER AND BOWELS MY WAY
Usti Far lb
3 Railroad Train*—3
12 Acres of Tents—12
8 Military Bands—8
3 Herds of Elephants—3
[$3,000,000 Capital Invested
Jl'ST ONCE! TRY "DOliRON'S LIYKK TONE" WHEN RILIOIH j 1
CONSTIPATED, HEADACHY — DON'T IXtSE A DAY'S WORK 1
Liven up your slugg:s hliver! | personal money-back guarantee
Feel fine and cheerful: make that each spoonful will clean
At leaat one commissioner Is ' Men *over"™e.nb >our work « Pleasure; be vigor- your sluggish liver better than
knoin " favor ^n"l, V ‘bthree-f^r.hsofthe °U’ am‘ f"" °f a,,‘biti°n- “
ftgurea already listed : population. These views doml-
Commlaotoner John Abernathy
declare* he will not vote for
the blanket ralae on real estate,
until compelled to do so by the
court*, or attvlaed by good au-
thority that legal
would be useleaa.
nated Russia for the first 10
weeks after the revolution and
to a certain extent dominate It
No wonder then operations
__®***re of counterfeit for I
syrupe. Aak your druggist for
a lb-coat bottle of "California
■yrup of Flgo," then look care-
fully and see that It la made by
*ke "California Fig Syrup Com-
*“*•" 7* make no smaller
■*••• Hiad bick with contempt
My other fig syrup.—Advertlae-
bo UTt Tl eumiFT
WAJIf —Turn 10 haul brick!
SHE’LL BUILD PLANES
Hpreiat to Thr Yen*.
Sandusky. Aug. 21—Mrs. Alya
McKey Bryant, avlatrlx and sub-
marina diver, left for New York
today to supervise manufacture
of airplanes In a factory where
women are largely employed.
Mrs. Bryant has made a num-
beer of flights and aided In de- :
aigning airplanes here. She has !
been connected with the Benolst j
Her husband was killed four
resistance raCi0 ,0 „ Bf0p #n(| world
concluded that Russia had vir-
luall.v surrendered and was out
The world didn't know Russia!
He Sees the Truth.
After a time the Russian
revolutionist began to perceive
that much as he loved peace and
was committed to It there could
Br,ck i T««rs ago. In an exhibition flight.
was his mechanician.
But a dose of nasty calomel and
take no nasty, dangerous calomel: that it won't make you sick."
because it makes you sick and Dodson’s Ijver Tone Is real
you may lose a day's work. liver medicine. You'll know It
Calomel Is mercury or quick- next morning, because you will
silver which causes necrosis of wake up feeling fine, your liver
the bonss. Calomel crashes into will be working: headache and
sour bile like dynamite, break- j dizziness gone: stomach will be
ing it up. That's when y6u: sweet and bowels regular,
feel that awful nausea and j Dodson’s Liver Tone is entire-
cramping. i ly vegetable, therefore harmless
Listen to me' - If you want to! and can not salivate. Give It
enjoy the nicest, gentlest liver to your children. Millions of
and bowel cleansing you ever people are using Dodson's Liver
experienced Just take a spoonful Tone instead of dangerous calo- t
of harmless Dodson's Liver Tone 1 mel now. Your druggist will tell ;
tonight. Your druggist or deal-' you that lhe sale of Calomel is
er sells you a oft cont bottle of. almost entirely sloped here.—
Dodson's liver Tone under my i Advertisement.
Tt- an-rrnrxed werlA
aa<l Mott Com-lett
Zflctorl'-il Collect ioa,
r-rforminc in a tit
100 -ACTS -109
Perforaaaoss I saS I
P. K. Oat Me ticktt admits to alls
Childraa under It yean, Ms,
Reserved tad Admlaalnu
Tlrketa on aale Clreua flay
al Weatfall'a liras Starr
WM «. Mala St. s«m;
Prleea Are < hanged On
SHOWS IN TOWN
KMI-RKSS: Mary Plckrord in I ’
TM A JK8TI* ':A ABcaCaRratly in "The By Use Of 1 Cake CutidiTa S03p
"ly'V*' 1 "Vour1''^?,devu> y,r,. and 1 Box Ointment. Cost 75c.
L1BKRTY: Vantage* vaudeville •
'aIRLOMK Douglas Fairbanks“Te«fr ]>roke ,HU T
In ”Th® <lood Bad Man. ’ and a lace. My flesh was red and rough, and
FOLdLIT Musical comedy. "Am-
•rie* Klrat.” and on th# prrepn.
Mabsl Taliaferro in ’The Jury
ORKAMf.AND “The Uibertlne”
RREEK ISLE Roaring, bathing,
dancing, bowling, carouael. pic-
arouW! crack open and bleed. lhe
hreaking-out itched and
was real irritating, and 1
Cl i ANf D-'- PRt SSFfl
could not put my hands
in water. 1 had the tetter
two weeks and I used
y / but they slid not do anv
_y- x's'd Then 1 used Cuti-
WAL b^7i II S HUDSON
/ cura Soap and Ointment
' In about a week 1 fell
better, and when 1 had used one rake I
ol Culicura Soap and one box of Cuti-j
cura Ointment I »as he.ilcd." (Signed
Eujfene Wood. I abir. Ya . Keb. 15.1*»17. j
Cuticura Soap, to cleanse, purify anc
beautify, Cuticura Ointment to soften,
soothe and heal, have been most suc-
cessful in the severest forms ol «kir
and scalp tmuh!e«. bet yreater still ir
preserving clear skips, and preventing
! little skin tnxibles becoming serious.
For Free Sample Each by Retair
Mail address post card "Caticara
Dtp*. H. Baitaa." S< -id r\etywhere. |
SuopJSc. Ointment J5 and
The Johnson-Martin Company
A number of our customers and
friends have us confused with The
Johnston Furniture Co., the firm
that sold out a few weeks ago.
\\ e haven t sold out, nor do we
intend to. \\ c are here to stay
and are in business to build uj> a
satisfied and permanent trade. We
still carry a complete line of furni-
ture. rugs, stoves, trunks and suit
cases, in fact everything for the
home. Our goods are all priced
very reasonable and we extend
liberal credit terms to all. You
will find this an economical, pleas-
»nt and convenient place to trade.
THIS BUILDING IS THE HOME OF
The Johnson-Martin Company
In the Patterson Building. 328 West Main Street
Your Biscuits Reach the Big
Boy Heart When Baked With
R. B. M.
Light fluffy biscuits are the finest eating in
the world. Especially when a boy is hungry—ami
that means always. They arc light, fluffy, very
tasty amt easily digested.
R. R. M. Making Powder is a big biscuit help.
It contains no harmful chemicals and you get uni-
formly good results.
R. R. M. is used in thousands of homes.
You'll like it, too. Why not try one can ?
Ask Your Grocer.
RIDENOUR-BAKER MERCANTILE CO.
FRIDAY, August 24th
TICKETS NOW ON SALE AT
ROACH & VEAZEY’S
CROSBY’S DRUG STORE
See prominent business men as Circus
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