Oklahoma State Register (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 28, No. 46, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 13, 1919 Page: 2 of 8
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OKLAHOMA STATE REGISTI
Registered and High-Grade I
SOLDIER BOY KICKS
AGAINST Y.M.C.A. 4
Serves It on Toast With a Garnish of
Scotch Blessings, but the Cap.
tain "Stumps" Him.
I will sell at Public Auction at my farm 2 miles east on Oklahoma Ave.
from Guthrie, on
' Formerly deadly engine* of war, tliese whippet tanks have been (11®.
"r* now bel"K employed In France In uneful agricultural work.'
|Th!n ono haul* a canal boat lood#d with foodstuffs for the Interior.
FRI DAY, M
I. 8. (."OTTOS U'ltl H.K be reduced 25 percent. The larger
_ . ' <otton states, like Texas, Mississippi
Production. Total \alue ami Aicra«e and Georgia, have a campaign oil of
Farm Price IVr Found ol < ropi a 33 1-d percent reduction.
of IWII |o l#|s. ■ cine th|g mattpr al] tbc pat>Uolt7
that you can and carry it before your
•Note: Years showing the largesr county farm council and community
acreage and production also show the organizations, so that we may reduce
smallest total value and lowest farm the crop sufficiently and get a reus-
Pri'e per pound of the crop. onable price for it. There are
We are putting on a strenuous cam- tween S,000,009 and 1U,000,000 bales
paign 10 reduce the acreage of cotton of visible cot'on In the world at this
in Oklahoma. This same campaign time, possibly larger than we have ev
is being put on throughout the cotton er had. The speculators and spinners
Kates. You ran clrarly see from the are using every effort thoy can to re
•tatistlca thai a 11,000,000 bale crop of duce th.; price or cotton, cotton hav-
cotton has always brought the farmer | ing fallen In the last sixty days from
more money and less toil and labor, j 35c to 22c per pound. Wo believe with
than the 15,000,000 or 16,000,000 bale i a 10,000,000 bale crop, that we may
crop has brought him. And while we see 10c to 12c cotton. It will not pay
•tand for a reasonable production, . e Tor the production and we will be
• re opposed to an overproduction that about th( same condition we were in
will not give the farmer a Just com-11914, when cotton dropped from 10c
pensation for his labor. i to 05c per pound.
It was the opinion of the delegates J j, \ WHITEJHiURSTiPres.
at Oklahoma City, that the crop should , Oklahoma Siale Hoard of Agrl.
r, 7oo, ooo
Total Value Price
$ 588,000,000.00 8.7
B K G I >, N I \ G AT 10 ()' C L O C K
\ 08 Head of Livestock
^ 4,.' ■ '
• . ti* «S-
12 Head Reg. Shorthorns
2 White Registered Shorthorn Bulls, one year old.
5 Roan and Red Registered Shorthorn Bulls.
4 Roan and Red Registered Cows, bred .
• Ked Cows, fresh, with Calves by side.
d'l/c 6ad h0aVy Springers' Cows> some to be fresh by sale
*> Head Stocker Cows, coming fresh this summer.
10 Head fat Heifers and Cows.
l' Hea<1 Rc(1 Heifers, heavy springers, 2 and 3 years old.
10 Red Steers, 2 and 3 years old.
1 Red muley Bull, 2 years old.
1 White-face grade bull. 1 Grade Bull, weight 950.
2 Holstein Bulls 2 Red yearling Bulls.
2 Heifer Calves
2 Jersey Cows.
19 Horses S Mules 19
1 Pair mules, 15 1-2 hands high, weight 1100 each.
2 Horse Mules, 14 1-2 hands high, 4 yea.s old.
1 Mare Mule, 15 hands high, 4 years old.
2 Mules six years old
2 Sorrel horses.
1 Iron Gray horse.
2 Black Mares
2 Bay Horses.
2 Bay Horses, six years old, weight 2400, extra good.
"If every kick and knock against the
^ M. C. A. service overseas could
have heen handled as an American
captain I know treated one case In his
company there wnuld be more In the
air of what the 'Y* did and less of
what they failed to do," said John M.
Hurrle of Melrose, Mass., who Is Just
Imnie from operating Red Triangle
'nils in the Calais and Ypres sectors.
'I he censor one evening came across
a h-tter from a hoy to his folks hack
!i«i:ie, In which the "Y" was panned
.iikI served on toast with a garnish of
nil the Scotch blessings and reverse'
l.nglish the boy had on hand. Now
the censor Is a pretty tired man, and
I should not have blamed him if he
d let that letter go. Hut there was
« \lra strong touch of exaggeration
;n it that ro:;^e ; the censor's sense of
So lip sent the letter to the captain
of the hoy's company and the captain
called the boy in. This is tlie conver-
! s lion ti nt fi'Mowed :
i "Did yi«u write :: x letter?"
"Beud it over -is there any ' '• «*
there you'd like to change before it
'1 hen ther.4 was a short pause, in
which tiie captain studied the boy
and the b. . set his jaw stubbornly.
•• did you get thi> let11 r?"
"The 'V, sir."
"Who gave you the paper?"
"The 'Y,' sir."
"It's warm and cozy, and something
like home there, isn't it?"
"Where do you get your cignrettes.
"The 'Y,' sir."
"You're always sure of finding what
you want there?"
"You go to the movies and a real
"Who runs them?"
"The %' sir."
"Doesn't cost you a cent, does it?"
There was another pause, and the
boy's face was redder and his expres-
sion softer. Then:
"If you don't mind, sir, I'd like to
Bee that letter again."
Without a word he took It from the
officer's hand, tore it once across, and
dropping it Into the basket made his
an lute, turned on his heel and walked
, would happen if American and allied
CHIP ON IUSSIA troops were withdrawn from north-
| ern Russia, and in reply asserted that
Washington, March. JDavid It.Fran-j he was positive the bolshevists
cis. who went to Russia as American would sweep in and engage in an orgy
ambassador in 1916 before the over l)f murder and destruction on a scale
throw of the monarchy and who re ®uch as the world had never seen
inained there until after the bolshe-
vists had seized the government, in UOOIMYIN is iionoii
testifying today before the senate com (JI'liST AT HANQl'KT.
mittee investigating lawless propa Washington.—/Tribute was paid to
ganda. warned that should the bol Mark U Goodwin, Washington corres-
•hevists be permitted to remain In pondent for the Dallas News in the
r": !f,,ss"1 wo,lhl b" f< ™ of a ban,in,. given |„ h|a 1 T,, ,,.. __
un,i,r ,u.n conditions, h. said.Ter- Pacini',' Mr'o.JLi',!" " vll'i"! bankable notes being 1()'per'cent inteiSt fromdat?1^11 sums®X®r *10, a credit of 8 months' time will be given on
zzrzrxxsszz ms ti ? f"r 5 pcr cc,,t *scm"t for cash-A" >* >*
In every way than i, was in 1914. He i sone of ti., most rore,,,est "news-
Am In sailor Francs told the com- paper men in Washington and will ho
mlttee that a complete and thorough remembered y many friends in Ok
understanding or the Russian menace lahoma, where he represented the
convinced him that with the bolshe- Dallas News both ,n Guthrie and Ok-
vists In power in Russia, peace, notlahoma City Tor seven years
only in K.irope, but throughout the en- John Temple Graves, one of the
tire world was an utter Imponiblllty. :nost prominent newspaper men in
He said that even now there was good..he country, acted „ toast,.,aster, and
reason for believing that German and;paid high tribute to Mr Goodwin
Austrian officers were with the "red": Mr. and Mrs. Goodu re a. home
forces operating In northern Russia oil Sunday afternoon, at their home at
and he added that the Germans were the "Roydon," 1<U9 K St \ \v r?
steadily getting a grip on the v'tals eelvlng callers in honor'of Mr- I K
Of Russia and her Industries. (Cottingham and daughter. Miss Mada-
line, of Oklahoma Cit«y, when
MAYBE THE SOLDIER
DOESN'T GO TO CHURCH
But These Figures Will Prove Illumi-
nating to the Skeptic—Only
LONG & HURT, Auctioneers. FIRST NATIONAL BANK, Guthrie, Clerk
FREE LUNCH AT NOON
cutis m i: hho t imay
t>ll I.1MI IN I Ol'KT.
members of the Oklahoma delegation
and their wi\es were Invited to meet
these guests. Senator and Mrs. Shep-
pard also called during the afternoon
I i n COMI'LIAM I S
HIT1I HUM'S I,AH.
Washington. March 12.—Payment to
discharged soldiers of the $60 bonuses
authorized by the last congress is bc-
jing delayed by the failure of the sol
Robins an Agent.
iMr. Francis further test,fled thai
information had reached linn that
Raymond Robins, former American
Red Cross commissioner to Russia.
bad upon his return to the United
States, carried a proposal front the
Ixilshevik government to President
Wilson. This proposal he said he un-
derstood was an oiler of certain eon-
cessions to the American g, v> -nmout
mllar to those granted G rmanv in
the treaty of Brcs IJtovsk
The ambassador -a .1 10 far a« be'diers to comply with the requirements
knew Mr. Robins was r. vcr given an of the law.
opportunity to present the proposal to| War department dlaburilni oOetUa
e prisi ent. IMoounoed to,lav that thouiandi of
In reply to question:, from men: soldiers had sent true copies" of
hers of the committee. Mr. Francis their dircharge papers and that pay-
•aid It was his understanding that tie ment of the bonuses would be delayed
•ovtct government did Dot desire to until the original copies were sent In
inekc .he same proposal to Great Brl- eases hert th, original certilleates
tain. France and the other all,,.,. On have b-en lost. It was stated, the orig'-
0 eoatrary, his Information, ha laid, lnal order for discharge must be sub-
was to the effect that the bolshevists rnitted.
wished to conceal the proposal froml
the, government, associated with the Usual., a big man Is too busy run-
n States. jning his own business to bother about
The ambassador was asked what ^ other people's.
you l kept your word,' I said, 'so I'was aroused by knocking on the door lithhit AMD MABCH STtltT
wea. Its saf< enough ,« trust you. " and tha girl fell into the room, wet ON TBIP of iNs.'i'. T.UN
Hi took ^ to a garage, where we and exhausted. .'Slltlltl).
were j( ined by Thomas Healy, an au- When she revived she stated she Washing,, ~7, L „
tomobile mechanic. We started for had run into a nearby woods to es-'l.aker and Genera.^ L h c'.To'
fhts became few cane the attention* of , . n> cnier 0
'«irr. left toda? on their tour of in
^ ork. -Two girls, Florence
8 years old, and Julia Ray-
"(C"y.hnUl,dnd Stan.d MW* " ',ldef 8""n li,e iights bwame few ca"e the attentions of Rothman and
c an cami' far bptw',pn "ud 1 worried wandered about and fell into a cold
" T r, P'\ >3 J h,'r wav
nmin street, and inimetiiately thereaf- Cm,-. ....
ter th, voune e*iiiorpro UI1"ngham was coming along a When arraigned before Magistrate
peck of trouble ' " a,lone|)' 'oad a half mile south of North 'Cochendorfer Rothman and Healy
i ■. , j Heacli and found an automobile drawn discharged.
M.i strate 'Kochcm^ortcr'in'The^LonK'ar A was walking "J?™ you"K men are not c"«rely
Island .ity poli.v court Miss Raymond! h<! "You' (addrp^j
i H-ivfl you seen anything of a girl inS the girls) "are the worse of the
asked Rothman of fo r- You are taking your first steps i
d were on their way to Trcn-! w" Th,r" WW four "f ,<WUrd thc Kutter' That *<• "hould
"f. thev honert to ohtnin ., „ ! "" enK'ne 'rouble, and one girl -o out with a common chauffeur I
1 -1disappeared." more than I can understand."
speetion of the various army camps
which will take them to thd Pacific
Mr. Raker and General March ex-
pe, t to return to \Vashington near the
end of the month and the secretary
then will prepare for his third trip
xplaimd they hud been nurses in the'around her
< onnoctlcut State hospital for the in- funngham
sition through a friend. Miss Gould*
home was in Rah way, \ J.
Asked to Take Hide.
"We came in at the Grand Central.*
she said, "and later pot a room at thc
^ W. C A. hostess house in I^exinc
ton .'wnue and Portn-flrst street. "NVr
started out to see Broadway and were
walkink along one of the side streets
The giris were ordered turned over
(> the missing persons bureau, which
kill make inquiries at their homes.
j looking into the back seat, Cun-
I ninghaiu saw Healy and Miss liay-
nioni. Miss Raymond explained there
had been a fuss and Miss Gould jump- —
ed from the machine and ran away. The first and last years of your life
Cunn nghatn took thc party to the As- do not amount to much If you are
ton,. . oiice station and reserves were going to make good, you'll have to ,1,,
ordered out to search the section. it now.
She was found at four o'clock in the _____
^ «•*" aiicvw, '•« « l- IV'UI U IIUUK III I III' i
when Rothman spoke to us and asked morning at the home of John Ftttlcr . '
us to take a ride. He offered to take , on Astoria road, a mile and a half ' ",u" ^ ' p is ,en,e of per-
sonal Injury which a spectator feels
us to where we were stopping
"When we got out at the Y. W. C.
from where the auto had stopped. She 1 u
was unconscious. Mrs Fittler said she isn't t0 nt od ,0 be ,unnr
Paris, Thursday, March 6.—What
may be regarded a sthe official French
view of the military terms for Ger-
many vas exipresed by Captain Tar-
dieu when he said to thc peace dele-
It is almost unanimous that the
terms should be even more severe
than those proposed."
Captain Tardleu also said that the
commission on Relglan affairs had
agreed on the revision of the treaty of
Go to Church Sunday.
j If every mnn, woman and child In
] the stnte of Texas, plus the entire
^ population of New Orleans, La., were
| to unite in going to church on one
Sunduy the mobilization would still he
less than the attendance tit religions
meetings In the Army Y. M. A.
buildings In the Southern department
from May, 1017, to December .'11, 1018
The total attend..nee nt IM.7IKI such
I meetings In the "Y" huts was 4,523,343,
according to figures compiled by the
: religious work department of the Army
I Y. M. C. A. at San Antonio, Tex.
At these meetings 74,4.17 soldiers re-
! quested prayers—n number grenter
than the population of Oklahoma City
The number of Christian decisions
made by these soldiers was 00,920
more than the number of people in El
Paso, I ex. Christian purpose re-
newed by soldiers nt such meetings
reached the big total of 60,581.
The number of personal Christian
Interviews which the "Y" secretaries
were able to hove with th, men us
they visited the buildings was 318 240
or equnl to the combined populations
. of Dallas, Fort Worth and Houston,
; Tex. These secretaries also secured
j from the men a number of other for-
! wnrd-step decisions, including the fol-
I lowing: To rend the Iilble, 111,103; to
; pray, 34,007; temperance, 4,080; a'ntl-
j profanity, 0,342; personal purity, 19,-
500; antlgambling, 6,925.
i Records from November 1, 1917, to
| December 31, 1018, show that 1,880
] Iilble classes were organized with a
j total enrollment of 43,012 men. Tliese
classes held 15,095 sessions and had an
attendant 345,508. It wns not until
May 1, 1918, that records were made
of the number of teachers used at
I these classes, but from that time to
| December 31 there were 1,440 soldier
I teachers and 1,333 elvlllun teachers
I engaged In conducting the classes.
I Copies of th. Scriptures distributed
t" soldiers reached 530,083, ,,r nne
eneh for , ver.v person in the states of
I New Mexico and Arizona. Religious
iit«'rnture given out from June 1, 191$
j to December 31 numbered f><J0,249
v.-.nne sli'k soldiers was n part of
the duty of religious work secretaries,
and for the period for which records'
were kept the number of such visits
made wus 900,192. almost equal to the
population of Colorado with most of
the people In Kansas city, Mo., thrown
In tu balance the measure.
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Golobie, John. Oklahoma State Register (Guthrie, Okla.), Vol. 28, No. 46, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 13, 1919, newspaper, March 13, 1919; Guthrie, Oklahoma. (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc88512/m1/2/: accessed May 28, 2023), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.