The Shawnee Daily News-Herald (Shawnee, Okla.), Vol. 23, No. 204, Ed. 1 Monday, December 10, 1917 Page: 2 of 4
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THE SHAWNEE DAILY NEWS-HERALD
MONDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 10. 1917.
Shawnee Daily News-Htrald
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the postofrice nt Shawnee. Okla., un-
der the act of March 3, 1879.
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Ad A IN .ST.
Every American who has patted
through France and Belgian) of lat
hoi returned home a permanently
saddened man. German cruelty and
French agony have cut a bloody ganh
in the heart, and there is no Dakin
solution that can heal the wound.
For three years German-Americans
have protested that the stories 01'
German atrocities were to be dis-
believed as English inventions, Bel-
gian lies and French hypocrisies;
but that day has gone by. When the
representatives of the nations as-
semble for the final settlertient there
will be laiu before the delegates of
Germany affidavits. photograph,
with othei legal proofs that estab-
lish German atrocities more clearly
than wore the scalpings of ihe Sioux
Indians on the western frontiers,
the murders in the Black Hole of
Calcutta, or the crimes of the Span- j
ish Inquisition. On a battle line
three hundred miles in length, in |
whatsoever village the retreating J
Germans passed. the following i
morning accredited men hurried to j
the scene to make the record against
the day of judgment. The photo-
graphs of dead and mutilated girls,
children and old men tell no lies.
Jurists rank high two forms of tes-
timony—the testimony of what ma-
ture men have seen and heard, and
the testimony of children too inno-
cent to invent their statements, but
old enough to tell what they saw.
For the first time in history, tho
German has reduced savagery to a
science, therefore this great war for
peace must go on until the German
cancer is cut clean out of the body.
The cold catalogue of German
atrocities now documented and in
the government archives of the dif-
ferent nations make the most sick-
ening page in history. Pays spent
upon the records preserved In south-
ern "Belgium, northern France, or In
and about Paris; days spent In the
ruined villages of Alsace and Lor-
raine, leave one nauseated physi-
cally and mentally. It is one long,
black series of legally documented
atrocities. Every solemn pledge that
Germany signed at The Hague con-
vention a year and a half before the
war as to safeguarding women and
children and unarmed citizens, has |
been scoffed at as a "scrap of pa-
per." These atrocities also were
committed not in a mood of drunk-
enness. nor an hour of anger, but j
were organized by a so-called Ger- |
man efficiency, and perpetrated on
a deliberate, cold, precise, scientific
policy of Gorman frlghtfulness. It
!h not simply that they looted fao-
tor'es, carried away machinery,
robbed bouses, bombed every farm-
house and granary, left no plow or
reaper, chopped down every penr
tM<$ and plum tree and every grape
vine, and poisoned all wells! The
Germans slaughtered old men and
matrons, mutilated captives in ways
that can only be spoken of hy men
in whispers; violated little girls
until they were dead. I inding a
calfskin nailed upon a barn door to
be dried, the nailed a babe beside
It and wrot beneath the word
"ZweP; they thrust women and chil-
dren between themselves and sol-
diers coming up to defend their na-
tive l*nd; bombed and lotted hospi-
tals, Red Cross buildings, violated
the white flng and the worst atroc-
ities can not oven be named.—Newell
Dwffbt Willis in Current Opinion.
THE CHEERFUL CATO |
Life's fi^Ht is jost
It's flavored vitK
I'd r*-tY\er keep
Another thing—Is the state's
mountain of scrap Iron at Huntsviile
any Sign of blacksmiths In politics?
s vgi: ti:A darkens
IIAIH TO ANY Nil.ill):
Don't slat l.riit! Here's an Old-Time
lierlpc that Anybody
itoring faded, gray hair to its nntur-
The use of Sage and Sluphur for re-
al color dates, back to grandmother's
time. She used It to keep her hair
beautifully (lark. gloss> and attrac-
tive Whenever her hair took on that
dull, faded or streaked appearance
this simple mixture was applied with
But brewing at home is mussy and
out-of-date. Nowadays, by asking at
any drug store for a 50 cent bottle of
"Wyeth's Sage and Sulphur Com-
pound.'' you will get this famous old
preparation, improved by the addi-
tion of other ingredients, which can
be depended upon to restore natural
color and beauty to the hair.
A well-known downtown druggist
says Ii darkens the hair so naturally i
and evenly that nobody can tell It has
been applied Vou simply dampen a j
sponge or sort brush with it and draw j
this through your hair, taking one
strand at a time By morning ihe gray
hair disappears, and after another ap-
plication or two. it becomes beauti-
fully dark and glossy.
Wyeth's Sage and Sulphur Com-
pound is a delightful toilet requisite
for those who desire a more youthful
appearance. It is not Intended for Ihe
cure, mi'igutlon or prevention of dis-
RED CUSS lllltf:
[I MM |
ENROLLMENT OF 15,000,000 BY
CHRISTMAS EVE IS THE
I GOAL SET.
SOUTHWEST QUOTA 2,000.000
I Every Person With Red Blood In His
i Veins, Who l« Not Already a
Member, Will Join
, by Dec. 25.
"Make It a lied Cross Chrlst..ias!"
This is Ihe slogan of the Southwest-
ern division of Ihe great American
Hed Cross which will begin a drive (
Monday, Dec. 17, to obtain 2,000,000
new members in the states of Mia- (
Kouri, Kansas, Arkansas, OklaliLins
A similar drive Is to bo lunde at the
enme tint* In the other 12 dlvlal#* of,
• he Hed Cross throughout the t'nited,
Btaies. The Hed Cross ha:' 5,000,000 ;
members at the present time. _
ti.-i million nieu.bers by OhriltimUIj
K*e Is the goul of this wonderful or-
Outside of lbs arm. and the ni vy ,
the Bed Cross is the most important
instrument for winning Ihe war. Facts]
and figures dictate this statement and
Much has b=en Said ,.nd written re-1
gardlng the Bentlmental side of the
Bed Cross and loo little has been i aid
and written of the actual work which
the Hed Cross does. As a matter of
fact, the Bed Cross Is nothing mors
than God's own instrument for nak
lug tile world safe for democracy. All
of the armies and all of Ihe navies of
.11 the allied countries would be lrn-1
pMent unless back of them theie was
a Big Something makl ig for tho
morale which is the backbone of every
Morale Makes an Army
Every soldier and every sailor must
know thut his country Is backing him
up with something more than muni
tions and a uniform; he must know
that the spirit of the country is bo-
hind him, that its humanity Is reach-j
ing out to him and reaching out to his,
that the All Seeing, All-Powerful One.
the Big Director of Humanity, is go-
ing to take care of him and take pare
of his family while he is fighting
Morale and munitions win wars.
The Red Cross is morale with a big
M, and without the Red Cross theruj
could be no such thing as morale. |
A few facts covering a few of the
activities of the Red Cross since tho
I nlted States went Into the big war
is sufficient proof of all these state-
ments. No man with red blood In his
veins can read these facts and then
refuse to become a member of the Red
Cross, unless ho already Is a member.
Because of enormity of the task
and because of the fact the United
States was unprepared fo~ war, the
War Department ha*, been slow in get.
ting supplies to c.intonments, and in
many Instances soldiers would nave
suffered had It not been for the quick.
I r.ess of the Red CroBs In coming tn
1' their relief Some red tape, of course,
attaches to the Hed Cross. At a South-
ern cantonment 2.000 of the men were
without shirts; the War Department
was not able to furnish Ihe mlmmedl.
! ately The Red Cross stepped In and
I Within 24 hours every man was prop-
I erly outfitted.
Blarkcta Are Supplied
$75.00 to $100.00 Per Month
Both Men and Women
•FOR GOVERNMENT AND COMMERCIAL POSITIONS Both Uncle Sam and
ft. b Jne man have office help anJ are willing .o ..... yoc.a. a «£ wonU
I U.™ considered excellent two years ago for a person with several year s expend
W ar already rceiving calls for office help and our Oklahoma City school can use everyone we
can possibly put out should we not be able to place all here.
Outline-Individual Instruction Shortens Time
By our Outline-Individual Instruction a few months will place you in tbe high salary
class No time-wasting classes; no waiting for some one else to catch up' no study ng ot
sons you have learned in the grades; no embarrassment because of lack of early
you are taken se larately arfd your needs are considered.
Every student who completes our course is guaranteed a position. 1 'j'®.^one
X'ntf Sa*: are
College. (We have fifty located in twenty-two states) and our life scholarships give
privilege of returning at any time after graduation for review.
Your Opportunity Is Now
families of Shawnee and surrounding towns. You need Draughon s Course to tit you
Drauqhcn's Practical Business College
M. S. CHEAT AM, Mgr.
21 'to 23 West Main Street,
T elephone 1318
Now is the time to protect your car for
the winter before it has a chance to freeze.
A radiator cover and an engine cover af-
ford this protection. They also enable you
to use your car in the most severe weather.
These covers soon pay for themselves,
for they save batteries; engine starts
quickly, as engine is always hot; save
time, save gasoline, and give a feeling
of security—you know your car is sate in
any kind of weather.
Just stop in front of our store, we 11 put
the covers on for you in nothing flat.
Shuttee Tire and
Phone 965, 224 North Broadway.
At another cantonment the men hud
fin insufficient supply of blan'iets and
the government could not put through
a requlatrion in time to alleviate tha
Mifferlns which followed. Again thd
Ked Cross went to the lescue of thn
government, again it proved It wai
the government's rlph hand ally.
At still another cantonment swear-
ers were furnished for more than 2,000
soldiers who were without overcoats.
One of the biggest things tht Red
Cross Is doing in America and
throughout the countries of the Allies
is civilian relief. Hge are some ease*
in point whleh alone are sufficient to
make membership In the Red Cross
rynonymous with ciiiienship In tht
CASK ONE.—Mother with <1au«hi«*
twenty-five, son twenty-two nnd diuiRh-
tar r.iirt*en. Son 1- drafted Mother
t«kr dangerously til, without hope of
rero wry Oldest d«n*ht®r must resign
he: position. i>«ytna $3f> per month, to
nuVfte mot he i The eoldler'a allotment
of t-'it only Income.
Home Service Section Investigated;
found an excellent family never in
want before, now in dire straits and
nettling g' st assistance Chapter
made a grant of $10 a w eek to provide
financed for living expenses, medi-
cines, doctor bills. etc.. unit are mak-
ing encouraging calls to the family
and assisting the daughter tn nursing
hor mother, financial relief alone
would not have been enough in thij
Splendid Home Service.
CASK TWO. Man enileted In army sn.i
married In June. I?!". nskmi for dls. liarg,
tn October on the ground* 'f a ,t< pend-
ent wife who was an erre tnul mother.
Army officials refu..d discharge byausv
marl-lane look P'"''* ■**"' •taclurstfon ot
wal Woman has no re1 itlva* itnd sol-
dier's relatives who live in another pari
of ihe t'nlted Stales, are nnable in nxitst.
Home Service Section found fads
as slated correct, made arrangements
(or the wife's confinement, assigned i
kit hearted motherly woman as eoun
sello. for tier and assisted her with
additional funds necessary over anil
[above the soldier's allotment. Th.**
'was tplendid home service, for it coin,
jforted an expectant mother and by
same effort relieved the worried nunc!
ol' the soldier father.
CASK TllKEE An aired farmee and
his Wire had iwo sons, twenty-ftv« a.nd |
,twent> -two years old, respectively, ihe
older boy was drafted. Two weeks Ute
th.. second boy was taken tit suddenly
and died. The old folks were d'stracted.
not onl. because of the loss of both sons,
but because they Imd I111"'1''
their unlj mean* of support, without an>
ouh to gather it. , ,
Home Service Section marshaled
the neighboring farmers, gathered the
crop, helped to market It and gave
Ulndly advice and a-si tance to tlitj
old people. That was all that was
needed, but it was good home service,
CASK KOI'H.—Referred b> Canadian
Patriotic Fund. Amorican cttHen enlist-
ed in I anadlan forces, leaving a wife and
tour children in f sited Slates ,^,u
merly exined *150 per month and took
excellent eare of Ills family He made
an asalgnmenl of *20 of his pay. the
Canadian itoierntnenl made an additional
separation allowance of lit). '"UI
per month. Woman willing to readjust
her modo ot living, but to drop from
$160 oei month Income to ll" Per month
was impossible wttliont ureal aacr"L«
to health and environment of ewioieu.
Allowance Made for Wtfo.
Home Service Section Investigated,
found an excellent family and enthu.
slastically recommended gran' of $10
per month to be added to the $411. Ibis
wan enough to relieve this wouian of
th; sotii-.aBt worry and fear whicj
was rapidly driving her to a neurotic
condi'ion. There will be many case*
:-r.e tills for the Red Cross.
CASE FIVE.—Referred by Commandant
of Army Post. Soldier hnd deserted and
when recaptured, gave as his excuse that
ihe fear of his wife and three chlldrea
starving in Chicago drove him to It.
Home Service Section investigation
We make no cuarge for setting if
snsh is brought to store Wirfs
Paint and tJlnss Co., Ninth and
MRS. KIESO SICK
Restored to Health by Lydia F..
Pinkham's Vegetable Compound.
Aurora, 111.—"For seven long months
I suffered from a female trouble, with
severe pains in my
back and sides until
1 became so weak I
could hardly walk
from chair to chair,
and got so nervous
1 would jump at tho
slightest noise I
was entirely unfit
to do my house-
work. I was giving
up hdpe of ever be-
ing well, when my
sister asked me to
try Lydia K. l'inkham's Vegetable Com-
pound. 1 took six bottles anil today I
am a healthy woman able to do rev own
housework. I wish every suffering
woman would try Lydia E. Pinkham a
Vegetable Compound, and find out for
themselves how good it is."— Mrs. t-AIU.
A. Kikso, r.s*i North Ave., Aurora, 111.
The great number of unsolicited tes-
timonials on file at the Pinkham Lab-
oratory, many of which are from time
to time published by permiasion, are
proof of the vnlue of Lydia E. Pink-
ham's Vegetable Compound, in the
treatment of female ills.
Every aiiing woman In the United
i States is cordially invited to write to
the Lydia E. Pinkham Medicine Co.
I (confidential), I.ynn, Mass., for spe.:-;il
I advice. It is free, will bring you health
and may save your life.
showed man well known to all chari-
ties of Chicago because of his abso-
lute failure to support his family and
his frequent desertion and long ab-
sence froiu them. Soldier compelled
to make an allotment of $20 per'
month for their support, and at wife's >
request (this being her first depend-1
able Income from him) man was kept ^
in the army. Our Home Service Re- j
port helped the commandant, too, for i
he no longer felt like a brute in han-
dling this "poor man'' and began at;
once to make a real man out of th/s
Hospital Units Replaced.
In the recent German offensive
which resulted in the invasion of Italy
the Germans captured 86 hospital
units attached to the Italian army.
Thousands of Italians were wounded
in the movement, requiring immediate
medical assistance. The Italian army
«as unable to furnish them. A quick
call was put In for the Red Cross e.nd
within a few hours Red Cross sur-
geons, Red Cross nurBes and Roil
Cross supplies were being rushed to ,
succor the thousands of wounded
| Here, indeed, in all these cases. Is
proof of the necessity and the prac.
. tlcal worth of the Red Cross: here,]
also, Is infallible proof that every citi- j
zen of the United States should be a |
| member of the Red Cross.
I In the Christmas drive for mem-
bers, which is to begin Dec. 17, mem-1
bership will be issued upon the pay-'
ment of $1. I
With each $1 membership there
will be given a Red Cross service flu*
which It Is desired members will dls-,
play in a front window Christmas Eve
froiu 7 to 9 o'clock The flag is trans- j
parent and with a lighted candle be-
hind It Will make a most impressive
Is the blood In lour veins RED?
If It Is VOU will have a Red Cross
service flag tn YOUR window Christ-
mas Eve. and when the news it
llasbed to the battlefields Christmas
morning that 2,000.000 people In the
Southwest have declared "We are be-
hind the boys in the trenches" down
in jrour heart you may be thankful
that It has been your privilege to be
one of those to send this Inspiring
t SECOND SON CUES
PROM SHAWNEE FAMILY
Chandler Caraway, son of Will
Caraway of 637 North Market
street, left tills morning tor Fort
Logan to take the examination for
entrance in the aviation corps. An-
other son. Will, Jr., joined the ser-
vice last June and is at present in
active service in France with the
16th infantry, United States Volun-
Chandler Caraway has been asso-
ciated with hi? father as travelins
shoe salesman with the R. P. Smitu
Company of Chicago.
We have radiator covcrs and en-
gine covers for any make or model
car Shuttee Tire & Supply Co.
T«tt«r. Salt Rheum,
r Acne. Weepinje Skin t
Dry Z®nz«l and Moist
Zen7.nl for the two
75c at Your DruciiaU
Try Musterole. See How
QuLkly It Relieves
You just rub Musterole in briskly, and
usually the pain is gone—a delicious,
soothing comfort comes to take its place.
Musterole is a clcan, white ointment,
made with oil of mustard. Use it instead
of mustard plaster. Wilt not bllitc1J;
Many doctors and nurses use Muater-
ole and recommend it to their patients.
They will gladly tell you what relief it
gives from sore throat, bronchitis, croup,
stiff neck, asthma, neuralgia, congestion,
pleurisy, rheumatism, lumbago, pains and
aches of the back or joints, sprains sore
muscles, bruises, chilblains, frosted feet,
colds of the chest (it often prevents
COldS OI mu tucai v"- T « ,
pneumonia). Always dependable.
30 and 60c jars; hospital size $2.50.
Moore-Gaskill Undertaking Co.
Undertakers and Embalmers
Parlor 120 N. Bell—Day Phone 371
Night Phone, W. E. Gaskill, 850.
For Ambulance, Phone 365.
Motor or Horse-Drawn Hearses.
; direct from the foremost eastern
manufacturer. Ladies' co:J.ts bought
at less than 50c on the dollar; ma-
terials of velour, plushes and wool-
ons, Including all the new shades
and trlminiiiKs. pockets, collars and
cuff effect, at half price. Krankel
Good 160 acre farm, well located, close to school, 7
miles from city, 50 acres very fine bottom alfalfa
land; fine orchard; good 6 room residence; large
barn; 3 good wells: storm cave, etc. 140 acres in cul-
tivation, balance in fine pasture.
Terms1 one-third cash, balance to suit purchaser.
A real bargain, $10,000.00.
Lambard-Hart Loan Co.
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