Oklahoma State Register (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 28, No. 46, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 13, 1919 Page: 1 of 8
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oklahoma State register
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OLDEST PAl'ER ' jISHED lOTTlXCOI'SLT I> OKLAHOMA
TWE3XTV-EIGHTH, YEAr iTj .40
GERMANY MUST BE SAVED
GUTHRIE. OKLAHOMA 'riURSDAY. MARCH 1.1. 11M9
CATALINA ISLAND PURCHASED BY A CHICAGOAN
ILLLKS MIST SAVE GERMANY
FROM RED TERROR, SECRET-
ARY LAN SIN U DEC L ARES
Food ana Work Must Be Provided
Foes to Save ^Vorld From Despot-
Km of Anarchy.
Paris, Tuesday. "March 11.—"We
have reached a crisis in the affairs
of the world,'' said Secretary of State
(Robert Lansing at i banquet given
tonight by the inter-allied press club
in honor of the American peace com-
missioners. Mr. Lansing was emphatic
in his statement that the allies must
feed Germany and give the Germans
au opportunity to sell their products
in the foreign markets if the danger
of bolshevisin was to be avoided. He
painted a vivid picture of conditions
in the war zonee of France and i
pointed out that it was not through
pity for Germany but to the allies' uwn
advantage to see that anarchy was
prevented in tie former German em-
Mr. Lansing said:
\\ mighty victory hare been won.
The imperial armies of the central
powers have ceased to threaten.
They no longer exist. Scattered and
broken they have returned to their
homes, where hunger and privation
await them—hunger and privation
-which are the consequences of their
own blin<f faith in evil men who led
them into this unrighteous war.
Not to Be Pitied,
""Germany has suffered bitterly,
is .suffering bitterly, and Germany
is entitleed to suffer for what she
has done. She has paid a fear-
ful penalty for the cri-ne of
plunging the world into four
years of blood and fire. Today
starvation and want are the oor-
tions of the German people. Vio-
lence and murder stalk Enough
the streets of the great cities, j
[Political institutions, industrial |
enterprises and the very structure
of soeiet> are tct'.-fipg- 't is
the price of their own evil doing,
the just retri-but'on of their
"We may be disposed to pity those
innocent among the Germans, but our
piey is almost dried up when we con-
sider w hat France and other nations
have had to suffer from the invading
armies of the Teutons. Ten days
after 1 landed in France, in Decem-
ber, I made it my duty to visit the
(battlefields of the Marne, Aisne and
the Champagne. I saw the ruins of
Chateau Thierry and Fismes; 1 saw
the stately and historic cathedral of
■Rhiems, a monument to the ferocity
of the Germans; I saw the scarred
and upturned fields of Champagne
and deserted places where once had
(ben thriving, happy villages; I saw
hamlets along the Marne whose
crumbling walls bore witness to the
frightfulness of war. No man could
see what I saw in those days without
bearing a burning indignation against
those responsible for such ruins and j
destruction—without an intense and
undying hatred for them.
>ew Job for Allies.
"iMy friends, France has endured
unspeakable woes with a fortitude
and determination which excite the
admiration and wonder of the world.
And. now that the great conflict
is ended and the mighty war engine
of Prussia is crushed, we have new
problems to solve, new dangers to
overcome. Political chaos and out-
lawry have supplanted the highly-
organized government of imperial
Germany. Over the ruins of this once
great empire the flames of terrorism
are sweeping westward. It is no
time to allow sentiment of vengeance
and hatred to stand in the way of
checking this conflagration which
will soon be at the Germans borders
and threatening other lands. We
must change the conditions on which
social unrest feeds, and strive to re-
store Germany to a normal, though
it 'be a weakened social order.
"Two words tell the story—-food
and peace. To make Germany
capable of resisting anarchy and
the hideous despotism of the red
terror, Germany must be allowed
to purchase food and to earn that
food, industrial conditions must
be restored by a treaty of peace.
It is not out of pity for the Ger-
' man people that this must be done
and done without delay, but be-
cause we, the victors in this war,
will be the chief sufferers if it is
I not done.
"You may demand reparation as
much as you please, but unless the
! German people are furnished mate-
I rials for their industries and com-
I mercial opportunities to sell the prod-
; ucts of labor in the foreign markets
i and unless the laborers have food,
l Germany can never pay, even in part,
I for the evil she has done. Further-
more, if the present state of chaos
continues to grow weaker there will
he no responsible German government
with which to make peace; there will
he no government strong enough to
carry out the conditions of the treaty
No 'I'line to Lose.
"I say to you men of France
and men of America, and to you
men of the ailed powers that there
is no time to be lost if we are to
save the world from the despotism
of anarchy, even as we have saved
if from the despotism of autoc-
racy. We ought to make, we must
make peace withoutl delay and
ships laden with food must enter
the harbors of Germany. We have
reached a crisis in the affairs of
the world. We must meet it with-
out passion and without permitting
our judgment to be warped by a
natural and unavoidable desire for
vengeance on a nation which has
committed such atrocities as those
the Germans have committed.
"There cannot b3 any douibt in the
minds of thinking men as to the dan-
ger that faces the nations. We are
victorious and yet victory on the bat-
tlefield is not all. We must use our
victory wisely or we will lose even
more than we have gained. It is no
PI.AI IS SKI!VICI' ABOVE PARTY P OUTICS. 1KIKM OK SCHOOL 1,AM) LESSK8.
$ 1.50 Per Year
GUTHRIE GOES FORWARD
NEW FIRMS and FACTORIES
I William Wrlglev, wealthy Chlcagoan. lias bought from (In- Banning family a majority Interest In Santa Cuts-
i Una Island, ..fl the California coast, and plans an extensive development of tho possibilities of the famous resort. Ilo
:fs said to have paid more than -WWO.OOO for the Island, a hotel, two steamers and other property of the company.
The illustration shows a view of the Island and a portrait of Mr. Wrlgley.
Uerlacli Bros. M«>lor Co.
The Gerlach Bros. Motor Co. have
leased the store rooms in the Odd
Fellows building, corner of Broad I
and Harrison .and soon will be ready I
for business. They occuiy 50-foot-
front by 100 feet deep, there being
two rooms, one of which will be the
repair shop and service station and (
the east room which is being repaint-
ed and tinted and is splendidly light-
ed, will be their display and accessor-
ies quarters. This company will han-
dle the Nash and Chevrolet automo-
biles, some of which have already ar-
! The Guthrie Wholesale Tandy Go. is
rapidly getting its factory at 318 W
Oklahoma Ave., under way and will be
manufacturing candy within thirty
days. Mr. W. C. Smith, who heads the
company, slates that they purpose to
supply the jobbers only aud lot them
supply the wholesalers.
VICTORY MHEKTY LOAN TO
FIMSH THE W VK JOB.
I'OI II I MlIIEST THIO
WITH CONST A BLlI OUTBIT
\FTKK ALLEGED BOIIMT.
Campaign to Open April 21, Though
Details Are Not All Worked.
At 10:30 o'clock last night police
officers arrested G. S. Cloud, who
I claims to be a constable in District
Notwithstanding the fact that ^ %^CtVJdTm of the details concerning the Victory
the details concermng the Victory Ub- ^eUasCosP u>a„ havc ,„>t yet be(>n an. men. r,d 1
ern- loan have not yet been announ- C ay all charged ^ nounced „ 8ecretary Glass of the llarne;
ced by Secretary Glass of the Lm ed , I laicnc• * ^ hc wag c„m_ state8 Treasury, it is cetrtain of the tincst soda fountains and confec-
States Treasury, it 13 certain a . the campalgn for subscriptions to tlonory stores In the state, 111 the 1-elix
campaign for subscriptions to the polledI ut the point ; bondg w,„ open the latter part of Adler building. W. Oklahoma Avenue
Tatom theTlsT ;i!ttCr Part |UPThe"police claim to have found a April, or a,out the ,1st.
The Loan is to raise enough money constable's badge and pistol 011 l*orist
A. II. MdMorris has leased the first
story of Dr. Qulley's building. 214 W.
Oklahoma Avenue and will occupy It
MCTOKY LIBERTY LOAN TO FIN- with his auto tin actorj and vulcan-
1SII TIIE WAR JOB. iiaing works. He was compelled to
| move from his former building which
Campaign to Open April 91, Though will ibe occupied by the Guthrie
Details Are Not All Worked i Wholesale Candy Co.
New Confectionary Store
.Notwithstanding the fact that all 11,141 1* ounUiin.
Three of our enterprising young
wman, Karl E. Patterson
Morten, will establish one
will be of the latest sanitry design
and tarticular attention will be given
to good ventilation.
; George W. tiaffney is arranging to
remodel the building on the southwest
corner of flrst and Harrison, and turn-
ing it to front on iirsil street, and will
'then build a filling station on the cor-
ner similar to the one at Broad and
I Dr. C. I). iGulley lias nearly com-
; pleted the extensive repairs and re-
decoration of his buildings at 212 and
1-14 W. Oklahoma Avenue and is occu-
1 pying the two upper floors as otlicea
and manufacturing rooms for his
I J J. Kennedy has established a
cabinet shop ot 210 North First
Adam Traband is expecting the ar-
rival of machinery within ten days
when it will be installed immediately
in his factory and the manufacture
of chewing and smoking tobacco be-
time to permit selfishness to control
our action or to permit an immediate
'advantage to blind our eyes to the
I greater good which lies in the future
lit is not a spirit of generosity which
'demands peace and which cries out
'that the Germans must be fed. It is
common sense that demands it and
that points out the perils before us if
we do not listen :o the voice of rea-
"France showed her greatness of
soul in the dark hours of the adversity
and we of America, who give her un-
stinted praise, trus^t her to show the
same spirit in these days of triumph.
Together, Fiance, America and the
powers associated with them in this
great war, must go forward to the
completion of the task which they -et
out to perform, to make the world safe
IO ( nahle the Government to finish the! when he was taken to the station,
big war Job by fooling the bt/s. bring-' Cloud claim* that he and Ins depn >
ing home the boys from overseas and 1 irrested Williams for selling w us ey
readjusting affairs to a peace basis and that the money was put up l=w
as quickly as possible. Williams to insure his presence in
The Victorv bill enacted by Con- oourt. The police claim to have found
gross. authorizing the Liberty Loan. $50 on Cloud's person when he was
is so broad In its essential provisions searched at the station.
as to enable life Secretary of the | It is claimed by the police that sev-
Treasury to offer most attractive
lis or notes for the American peo- ly oceured in the downtown section
The Loan is to raise enough money th
to enable the Government to finish the ec
big war job by footing the bills, bring-
ing home the boys from overseas and Air. Pollard <>t the (.«.u lluaui. us
readjnusting affairs to a peace basis as bought the Patterson tfO-oot ion
quickly as possible. gliding at West Harrison avenue and
The Victory bill enacted by Con- when he receives a deed to the.proper-
grei'.s, authorizing the Liberty Loan, ly which he is expecting from Ohio
is so broad in its essential provisions da*., he will eon,m. nee plans for re-
c.aimea oy uie as to enable tho Secretary of the modeling the tirst floor for his hea-
•urences of this kind have late- Treasury to offer most attractive bond jter. lie states that all t e de I s o
C. C. Clothier has established a
modern uud splendidly appointed fun-
eral chapel at SIS North llroad.
I.utlii'le Hardware ( . Changes Owners
John I. loveless and Geo. W. Pad-
dock have bought the Guthrie Hard-
ware Co., located at the corner of
First and Oklahoma, and assumed Its
management Saturday. The new
owners are progressive hustlers with
a large acquaintance in Guthrie and
logan county and stand high in busi-
ness circles, which assures continued
j success lo this old and reliable hard-
i ware company.
pie to invest their money in. But the
amount of the loan, the rate of inter-
est and the kind of bonds or notes to
foe offered are matter? that are to be
The important matter at hand at
this time, however, is for the people
of the Tenth Federal Reserve District,
who have prospered during the war as
never before to get their finances in
shape to invest in Victory Liberty
Bonds to the limi tof their ability and
thus help to get the war Job finished
and out of the wa<y.
for the American people to'purchase have been made except the
the city and the police have been invest their money in But the amount formality of getting tin dud 1
on the lookout for the offenders. I of the loan, the rate of interest and ord. His purpose is to beg n or•
The three men are being held pend- the kind of bonds or notes to Ibe offered April 1st and have i vt' 51 n"g i eat
ing a thorough investigation of the are matters that are to be announced for opening his theater m tie m.w
ease.—Tulsa World. later. i home about May 1st Special atten-
—— I The impoaJtant motter at hand ai tion to sanitation will be a leading
thu time, however, is for the people of feature Of Ibis show house, and o
A T(, 106JMM the Tenth federal Reserve Di.trlct.carry out the Id* th. «oor will be of
LIMITED TO 10(1,000. whrf h dnrlng the war a* concrete so that it may be flooded
„ 'never before, to get their finances in with water and thoroughly scoured.
Paris, March 10,-The Supreme ^ ul)ertyTUll wiH prevent the breeding ofdls-
War Council today finally adopted ^ ^ ^ abjmjr auJ ca9e 1)roducing germs. The seatings
military terms of German i isarma finished and —~ ~
ment. The*e provide for an army ot "ma '
100,000 men, enlisted for twelve years. out of the way.
RHINE TO HE Ol'EN TO ALL
New Phases to He Considered Within
Paris, March, 12.—Recommendation
that the navigation of the Rhine be
opened to all nations without discrim-
ination, was made in a report to the
peace conference today by the com-
mission on the international regime
of waterways, railways and ports. It
is suggested that the Rhine be con-
trolled by a commission similar to the
j The status of the Kiel canal has
been settled by the commission on the
;tiasis of the freedom of use for all
nations for merchant vessels or war-
ships in time of reace. The canal
would continue under German owner-
sl*ip and operation.
The question of the fortification of
' the canal is left by the commission to
5 the decision of military and naval
I" The report of the commission was
not favorable to allowing the Bel-
gian claim that special duties be im-
posed on German vessels.
The report further recommends that
[a general conference he held within a
(year to deal with all questions per-
taining to the navigation of inter-
national waterways which are regard-
ed as too intricate or complex to be
settled finally within the limited life
of the peace conference.
MOHGVN WAITS ANIt C.ETS
llll.II RF.Pl 111 K IS PLACE.
Washington, March 9.—"All things
come to him who waits."
That the old adage is true has Just
been demonstrated in the case of the
Congresman Dick T. Morgan, of the
Eighth Oklahoma District, lone re-
publican from the Sooner state in the
For eight years "Uncle Dick" Mor-
gan sat on the minority side while his
colleagues from Oklahoma occupied
important committee chairmanships,
or if they dil not have chairmanships,
ranked high on important committees.
CI TIIIME I'll IMllElt 01
( nilMKKI E &E0RG VNIZES
(iVTHRlE IIII*II SCHOOL
DEFEATS OKLAHOMA CITY
OAUEltS IN FINAL OAME
$250,000 will be expended in water
works extension within the year to
provide Guthrie's r.ew factories and
rapidly growing population with an
abundance of good pure water.
A building syndicate will construct
a number of modern cottages and resi-
dences to be sold on payments. A
block of ground na3 been purchased
on North First street and work on the
first building will begin within thirty
Among the larger building activi-
ties for the spring t eason arc $100,000
addition to the Masonic Temple and
jr,0,000 rebuilding of the -Coyle oil
mills. Contraetirs are looking for-
ward to the most active building seas-
on for several years.
NEW M ILIUM! FOlt
FAIR AT MUSKOGEE.
CHESTER M Villi IS NOW AS-
SISTANF VTTOItNEY GENERAL
BIBJ .I Oklahoma City s record of baskct-
.. . . I A large proportion of the 307 mem- [,aii victories In the Oklahoma Central
Tho many frien s o se . ^ ^ chambe rot Commerce met conference was broken Friday night
Marr will be plea.^a ° n< * in the auditorium of the City Hall j, Guthrie when the team here in a
iplendid success since "■ ' Thursday night and discussed plans fa3t game won 21 to 19. This was the
rie. He is now ssisan for future activities. Much earnest- last game Df the conference season,
General of the State o . or ' Ilesg was manifest in the various oklahoma City winning the conference
Mr. Marr, who lve icie i speeches made, and generally aptim- <,h.lInpions|1i[l again and leaving Guth-
about eight jcars "n |sm predominated. j rie tied with El Reno for second place,
here to Bismarck, . oi i a u < rpjlf, following directors were elect- ti,« was witnessed try five
July, 1917, where he was employed by
the U. S. Government in the Land De-
„ chairmanship. In the m
President Taft's term the democrats
came into power and retained it for
So Uncle (Dick went along holding
The game was witnessed ty
j hundred people. It was very close,
. IF. W. Lintz, E. R. Burton, HeinU; especially during the second halt
partment, later nenart Braun, .F. H. McGuire, J. H. Hartman. i when Oklahoma City tried hard to
and was employed in the Title Depart- Mo0reTOr, F. P. Kelly, J. J-'overcome Guthrie's first period lead of
ment of_the State lnted Hlldreth. J. C. Lesh, C. S. Olson. J. D. 15 to 7. The playing of Smith of
and on March 1st, • f . Van Hoozer, Phil Tralband, Frank (juthrie and Gilmer of Oklahoma City,
Assistant Attorney ' fQr p|eratt, Dr. J. W. Duke. Lymon J-: both forwards, was a big feature of
Dakota. He is o ici Gray, Ned M. Holman, E. G. Green. tll(, game. Smith scored IS points and
the State and has exc usive c a pre(] goehl, IC. C. Clothier, and Char-1 Gllmer 13 ijUce. Guthrie guard, also
bond issues and a^tracts o title. ^ ^ excellent gamP.
for the State Land Department. i
It was not Congressman Morgan s lack Aiiorne> ucuca. -
of ability that kept him from having I)akQta Re Js officiai Title man for Pienatt, Dr. .1
ilddle of . .
The Muskogee free fair received an
appropriation of $50,000 for an Indian
and Agricultural exhibit building by
a bill licli passed the senate yester-
day, 30 to 10.
Senator Warren K. Snyder led a
losing tight against the bill, which he
asserted was intended to help build
up another state fair in opposition to
the one held annually in Oklahoma
"1 warn you that our appropriations
arc going to be so great that we will
be ashamed to face our constituents
when we go home," Snyder said.
"The gopher and the groundhog will
be kingly animals compared to us
when we get through passing appro-
A directors meeting was held Mon-
day afternoon and the following offi-
cers were elected:
F. H. McGuire, president; Lymon
i so uncie wcut "'""o * /iTvruniv
a committee assignment on judiciary > > ' y T YX.PAYERS
but most of the time sitting on the
firmr mH always taking a part when Grav. vice-president; Chas. 11
agricultural matters were up, for ag- I will be at my office in ^cou^ Bon, temporary secretary and Ne,
rieultural questions are his strong- house from Mar^ ^ L a^d a Be,t
for the purpose of listing ana assess
By 1919 W. S. S.
son, temporary secretary and Ned Hol-
. j iui mc i"* v«"v - - i A committee composed of Charles
I But things have changed. The day ing all real estate and personal prop- R(,dy R Q Grecn and c. c. clothier
Ufter the memorable sixty-fifth con-.erty. I
gress came to an end Congressman The time for assessing the differ
Morgan took his place on the com- ent wards is as follows.
I mlttee of committees. This commit- WARD 1. March 17th, 18th, l*h,
itee chooses the floor leader, a steer- ,20th.
ting committee of five and the ropubli- WARD 2. March 21 t. 23 d, th.
can membership of al, the committees. WARD 3, March ^th, -ist;
There are no golden-tongued ora- WARD 5, April 1st, 2"d'rARTBR
tors because it is silence that Is gol- (
(Miles scored four points and Hol-
i man two points for Guthrie, while
Robertson scored four and Lindsay
two for Oklahoma City.
I In the last seven games, Smith,
'Guthrie's star forward, has scored 138
' points, which is believed to be a state
were apolnted to revise the by-laws. | The lineup:
Charles Olson, Ned Holman and F. ( Guthrie Position
W. Lintz were named as a committee Smith . It. F. ..
to secure the services of a permanent Miles L •
secretary, and present the names to Holman Center .
the board of directors. I Luce R' °-
Weekly meetings will be held at Mason L. G. .
noon on Tuesdays at the lone Hotel.
Go to Church Sunday.
Referee: Botts, Oklahoma City.
Washington, D. C.. March 8, 1919—
Forecast for the period March 10, to
March 15, inclusive.
West Gulf States: air except lo-
cal rains Wednesday or Thursday;
Upper iMlssl«lppi -and lower Mis
j souri Valleys: Unsettled and rains
(and snows probably about the middle
I of the week; otherwise generally fair.
The temperature will be below nor-
I Southern Rocky Mountain and Pla-
teau Regions: Generally fair with
! temperature somewhat below the
Ry 1919 W. S. S.
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