The Shawnee Daily News-Herald (Shawnee, Okla.), Vol. 19, No. 252, Ed. 1 Tuesday, June 30, 1914 Page: 4 of 8
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With Mysterious Qeath of a Politician
PART OF STATE
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Okla., June 30.—Judge
Crowning Eccentricity of Engllthwom
an'a Lift, That Was Filled With
' In an old book published 'r Paris un-
der the title of "Le Journal d'un Voy
'age au Levant," there Is an amusing
.account of the way In which Lady
'Hester Lucy Stanhope, the eccentric
I English traveler, took possession ol
the house at Djoun, where eventually
Robert L. Williams, Monday dipped she made her permanent home.
She was pleased with the house and
its surrounding gardens, and accepted
an invitation to dinner. As she sat af
Mrs. Helen M. Angle, a wealthy
and good looking grass widow, well
known to society In Connecticut, was
taken into custody by the police in
connection with the mysterious
death of Waldo R. Ballou, member
of the city council of Stamford, and
long a politician in that part of
Connecticut. The case has created
a sensation throughout New Eng-
land, where both parties have
friends and relatives.
The police did not, when they/
made the arrest, charge Mrs. Anglo
with the murder. The man was
found on the sidewalk just at the
door of her apartment with his head
crushed. In the woman's rooms, She led him out to the sidewalk,
which the police who found the dy- knowing
ing man entered, they found a find him
bloody straw hat and some clothing scandal.
of Mrs. Angle's with blood stains, j The police have investigated to
She explained that he had visited learn if it were possible the man
her late, and that he was intox- was struck on the head while in
icated. He stumbled down the Mrs. Angle's rooms and then car-
Btairs and his head was crushed, ried to the street.
PROGRESS OF MR.
with his candidacy into Oklahoma's
portion of "bloody battle corners,'
the extreme northeastern part of
the state, where occurred many a
stirring incident during the civil
war and the adventurous days fol-
lowing the war's termination. Judge
Williams found here the same high
degree of enthusiasm and active
support respecting his cause pre-
vailing in parts of the state less
far removed from the capital.
Notwithstanding a torrential rain,
lasting seven hours, had fallen dur-
ing the night and early morning,
Judge Williams insisted that his
program of speechmaking be carried
out to the last letter. An automo-
bile bearing Judge Williams and his
friends chugged through the mud
to several points in Ottawa coun-
ty. Judgo Williams noted and re-
marked on the fact that the chief
characteristic of the people of this
section displayed half a century
ago in protecting their property and
their families against the invasion
of those who were then their en-
emies, still dominates them.
Meets Old Friends.
Among those to greet Judge Wil-
liams at Fairland, the first speak-
ing engagement of the day, was
Col. William Howell, sixty years
rtsident of that section, a substan-
tial farmer and a prominent demo-
crat. Riley Copeland who was as-
sociated with Judge Williams in the
constitutional convention, oined the
candidate there and remained with
him throughout the day.
At Miami in the evening, J. W-
Swartz and Don P. Wills were met.
Judge Williams also saw an old
friend, M. J. Campbell, engaged a
Fairfield in merchandising and th
party were his guests at lunch.
I Judge Williams was offered as a
rival attraction to a carnival at Af-
| ton and won, the managements of
I the shows offering their band and
the bally-hoos were abandoned until
after he had concluded his address.
The streets were crowded with
people, and at 110 place during the
campaign It is believed, was he lis-
tened to with greater apparent ef-
I said Mr. Freling, "I have not yet' feet. It was almost an hour after
encountered a single discouraging he had finished his speech before
feature in my campaign." | he could leave so great was the
Last week Mr. Freeling spoke to press of those wanting to meet the
good crowds at Sulphur, Marietta,, man W^0IU many termed the fu-
ture governor of Oklahoma."
policeman would soon
She wanted to avoid a
ter dinner, with the owner, a Christian
merchant, he said to her that if she
liked the place, he should be glad 11
she would stay the night. When she
isaid that she liked It so much that
she would stay there the rest of hei
days, he took it as a polite figure oi
speech; but a fortnight later, as she
still prolonged her visit, he suggested
that Europe might be expecting hei
"I do not intend to return," she re
"Ah, then you intend to build a pal
ace in the neighborhood?" said he.
"No, this house suits me very well/
"Hut I cannot let it or sell it, ml
"I do not wish to hire it or buy it
but I intend to keep it," was the start-
In this dilemma the merchant dis
patched a messenger posthaste tc
Emir Beshyr, who sent word to Lady
Hester that she must give up the
house. Lady Hester, however, wrote
to Constantinople, whence a couriei
came to the emir, bearing the order.
"Obey the princess of Europe in ev
So the disgusted merchant fled, leav-
ing her ladyship in possession. There
for 20 years she lived the life of a
recluse, growing more and more with
drawn from the world, and more ac
customed to dwell in a mental and
spiritual realm of her own creation,
until she died, and was buried in the
garden of the house that Bhe had
Davis, Purcell, Blanchard and Ard-
more. This week he goes into the
voluntary petition signed by seve
Hon. S. P. Freeling, candidate for
attorney-general, speaking Monday
of the progress of his campaign, de- al hundred miners asking him to ad-
clared that the outlook is exceed- dress them. He has several en
ingly bright. "To tell the truth," ments for the fourth of July.
Judge Williams devoted much
mining district, having been ttndered' Ume hl# Bpt,eeheB t0 hone9ty, in-
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Frank Moran by Points Last Saturday in Paris
Duke of Manchester Seen In
"The Million Dollar Mystery'
PZMirajlKrri: or TfiAJtHousne qkeets so a
& & & THL DUKE Or MAHCHESTEH
The Duke of Manchester has gone into pictures. England's titled son
appeared In a scene of •"The Million Dollar Mystery" it the Thanhouser stn-
K&lo last week. It was the distinguished foreigner's first view of motion
pm making. He likes It
Charles J. Hlte, president of the Thanhouser Company, escorted him
* jthrough the studla When the party arrived in the east building, where
pome of the "Mystery" scenes are being taken, Mr, Hlte called Director
Howell Hansel to one side and told him to put the duke into a scene. It
jirafl no sooner said than done.
Almost before the Englishman realized what was happening, Director
(Hansel was posing him. The duke enjoyed it and laughingly told Mi. Hlte
vto* "crank the camera." The visitor proved such an adept that an actual
pesos was Men, showing him aiding Miss Florence La Badie, the heroins
' pt the forthcoming serial, to escape from the machinatlous of the Countess
' Olfi, Miss Marguerite Snow, and her band of conspirators.
si8ting that it is especially Impor-
tant at this time that the functions
of government ho administered hon-
estly as well as efficiently. He re-
ferred in scathing terms to the
gangs and cliques opposing him, in-
dicating an impatient anger with the
persistent use of what he called
"underhanded methods" to discredit
"If I am elected governor," he
shouted vigorously, referring to tho
necessity for honesty in public ser-
vice, "there is only one thing that
can keep those guilty of defalcations
from being sent to the penitentiary;
and that is the statute of limita-
tions." Applause rang out iti great
volume, and was prolonged.
"I have always insisted that our
election machinery should be so del-
icate in its response to popular will
that majority opinion might be the
more easily registered and put into
effect. As governor \ would insist
upon honest election machinery first
of all; I am convinced after care-
fully weighing the subject and in-1
vestigating its operations in other
states that the preferential primary
would be a valuable adjunct in at-
taining thees ends," said the speak-
SUCCESS MUST BE EARNED
Earneit, Intelligent Effort, With In
du«try, Will Set One Well on the
Path to the Goal.
Most men who have amounted to
anything started with nothing but abil
ity and determination—a combination
which recognizes no man-made limita
Any kind of work is better than idle
ness. which is directly responsible for
most of the unhappiness in this world.
Idleness is a dangerous thing; it
may grow into a habit that might stick 1
to you after you get back in harness, |
and tho man who loafs on his job is
only fooling himself.
Eternal, intelligent effort is the price
of commercial growth, and where
there is no progression there is bound
to be retrogression. Business is some
thing like aeroplaning; to stop is to
drop and to drop is generally to bust.
Pin your faith to the law of com-
pensation, but don't take any stock in'
the law of chance; there's no such
thing. Waiting for something to turn
up in the belief that things are bound
to come your way eventually is throw-
ing dice with fate. Many a good dog
never got a decent bone until his teeth
FOR FOSS OF LAND
The trouble that Latin gender gives
to American boys and girla who are
struggling with the rudiments of that
tongue should inspire in them a sym-
pathetic feeling for a small descend-
ant of the race of Attlia who found the
gender of our English nouns and pro-
nouns a stumbling block.
A solid little figure trudged up to
the librarian in the children's room.
"That little boy," he declared, indi-
cating the rest of the room vaguely
with his thumb, "he hit me."
The "llberry teacher" followed him
back across the room until the ac-
cusing thumb halted near a table
where sat a guilty-looking child about
half the size of the plaintiff.
The accuser explained: "That little
boy, she hit me. That little boy is
a little girl; but he has short hair,
and when I point at him, she hits me."
BY ASSOCIATKD iMIKSS
London, June 30.—The tragedy
that has befallen the house of Haps-
burg, according to news reaching
London was the result of a careful-
ly prepared Servian nationalist plot
i nrevenue for the annexation of
Bosnia and Gerzgovlna, which de-!
feated the dreams and aspirations
of creating a greater Servia.
The assassins have confessed the
plot was evolved at Belgrade. This
is considered another evidence of
how well justified is the anxiety al-
ways present in the minds of Euro-
pean politicians and diplomats about
the unstable conditions prevailing in
the Balkans and even in the dual
The anarchy is considered likely
to increase during the short period
before the aged emperor, who is be-
lieved to be able to hold together
the parts of the Austro-Hungarian
That Was Not In His Line.
The man who learus many lan-
guages does not always enlarge his
mind. A porter In a Swiss hotel who
■poke many languages with equal fa-
cility and inaccuracy, was once asked
what was his native tongue. He re-
plied that he did not know, but that
he spoke all languages. "But in what
language do you think?" asked the
penlstent questioner. "I neva tlnk,"
was the prompt reply.—Youth's Com-
Magnesite, a mineral which Is over
62 per cent, carbon dioxide, the gas
which is used for charging soda wa
ter, ginger ale and similar beverages,
is found In greater quantities In Call
fornia than In any section of the coun
try. California magnesite Is probabl)
excelled by few, If any, of the foreign
deposits snd Is superior to muoh thai
Is mined abroad.
How Customs Change.
If some of the notables of ancient
times were living now how differently
they would act!
Noah would charter an ocean liner.
Nero would step into the parlor and
turn on the phonograph while Rome
burned and the heathen raged. Ben
Hur would pilot a 60 horse-power rac-
ing car and spin around saucer tracks
Jason would hire the great detective
to find the Golden Fleece, instead of
going after it himself. Icarus would
mouut to the sun in a Bleriot mono-
plane without fear of its wings melting
off. Napoleon would Invade Russia In
a Pullman palace car. Demosthenes
would go on the Chautauqua circuit.
Cain would plead circumstantial evi-
dence, self-defense and emotional In-
Discoverer of the Pacific.
The discoverer of the Pacific ocean
was Vasco Nunez de Balboa. On the
early morning of the 26th of Septem
ber, 1613, Balboa, and a small party of
men. made their laborious way up the
densely covered face of a steep ridge
from the summit of which they were
rewarded with the vision of the great
"South sea" which, up to that time,
had never been seen by the eye of a
Tho High school diplomas have
come and will be distributed at the
High school Thursday evening at 8
o'clock. All members of the class
are requested to be present.
B. L. FILCHER,
Tomorrow morning I* the time the
Lonirniirc-Oriiper Co.'s July Clear-
ance Sale starts. It will save you
Of Mrs. Cbappeli, of Five Years'
Standing, Relieved by Cardui.
Mt. Airy, N. C.—Mrs. Sarah M. Chap-
fiell of this town, says: "I suffered for
ive years with wc.nanly troubles, also
stomach troubles, and my punishment
was more than any one coula tell.
I tried most every kind of medicine,
but none did me any good.
I read one day about Cardui, the wo-
man's tonic, and I decided to try It. I
had not taken but about six bottles until
I was almost cured. It did me more
good than all the other medicines I had
fried, put together.
My friends began asking me why I
looked so well, and I told them about
Cardui. Several are now taking it."
Do you, lady reader, suffer from any
of the ailments due to womanly trouble,
such as headache, backache, sideache,
sleeplessness, and that everlastingly tired
If so, let us urge you to give Cardui a
trial. We feel confident it will help you,
just as it has a million other won .11 in
the past half century.
Begin taking Cardui to-day. You
won't regret it All druggists.
Wrrtt /, Ch.ttinooo Mtdldn. Co.. Ladt«i'
Advitorr D.W . Ch.ii.noof., T*niL, for
tVpM* book, Horn,
To The People of
The Merchants of McLoud are plan-
ing the greatest celebration ever held in
Five Big Attractions lor the Public
Parachute 1 eap
I. C. League Baseball
Motion Pietuies at Night in
Every thing Free Except Baseball
Plenty of Ice Water
Good Train Accommodations
Plenty of Speaking
McLoud Okla. July 4th, j
Htlcally In every way consistent with the best Interests ot Shawnee and |
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