The Copan Leader. (Copan, Okla.), Vol. 5, No. 7, Ed. 1 Friday, March 6, 1914 Page: 1 of 4
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Town of Copan and the North-
ern part of Washington County,
VOL. 5. No. 7.
GOPAN, OKLAHOMA. FRIDAY. MARCH 6, ’914.
$1.00 PER YEAR
C. S. MAY
*! OVER 60 HAVE UNITED
W. C. T. U. MEET
The Mexican Situation is
Growing More Serious
Pay The second meeting of the W.
- 0. T. 0. was held at the M. E.
Benton Death Probed Church Tuesday afternoon It
_ _ was conducted by M rs Cora Len-
Intorvention by Uncle Sam in ard and M rs. Mary Hamilton of
the Mexican situation is begin tU.-tlosv.il.*. The officers are as
ning to look wore probable ev follows: President, M rs. Lavassa
erv day since the murder of Ver Eninas; Corresponding Secre-
gara and the killing of the Eng- t try. Mrs. Minnie Metcalf; Re-
iishman Benton. cording Secretary and Press Sup,
Commissions have been ap -rintendent, tame
pointed by both the English and ; ^foasurcr. Ida, Plunlrett.
American governments to in
vestigate the death of Benton
but General Carranza has ,-e Tuesday of each month,
fused their admittance until his
own commission has taken tlm
matter up and fully investigated, i
Two prominent business men j
of Mexico appeared before tho|
foreign relations committee of j
the senate at Washington and
stated that intervention would,
be welcomed by the peace loving
people of that country as they;
knew that neither government j
now there would be able to ever
The lirs! naval battle oi t
revolution occurred V ri-'sday.
President Wilson’s waiting
policy has been severely criti
sized b.\ some and especially by
England. It is said the presi-
dent’s nerves are getting to a
snapping point and war is prob-
able unless, the present situation
is smoothed over.
Facts and data concerning the «ob*rK the jeweler, is the man
number of fore:goers billed in to repair your watch, fit your
Mexico during the revolution are pisses oi supply jou with any
being gathered by the
There is a movement mi foot FINED FOR WIFE BEATING
t> start a counter revolution to
he tu'-dod by '.Am Mel friends . f
Ins are si eking assurances that
the IT. >L would rec<-gn :;** them.
TALKS ON ADVERTISING
A Series of Six Articles by
which are his own copy-
LaFoiiettjBy Persuasion Meeting Was
Continued Through this
It is desired that the W. C. T.
' J. will meet on the first and third
The L. T. L. and the Flowerl
Mission were also organized
Mrs. Showers and Mrs. Metcalf
being selected as superinten-
The L. T. L is an organiza-
tion for the children which is
hoped to be carried out with
There was given a scripture
reading by the president and
prayer by Mrs. Robinson.
Tim new members are Ida
Plunkett, Jessie Anderson and
Mrs. Florence Showers. The
W. C. 7. U. wish to be recognized
by ;he white ribbon. Those
wishing to join are expected to
be at the next meeting.
The merchant who does not advertise is like the fellow who throws a ki;s
to his sweetheart in the dark -he knows what lie is doing but no one else does.
Here is one for the fellow who thinks he does not have to advertise be-
cause he lias been in business so long that everyone knows him while he is
keeping quiet about his merchandise, the catalogue houses and mail order con-
cerns are getting acquainted with his customers. You notice they keep right
on advertising, going after the orders and g.tting the business the local dealer
ought to corral. Good advertising is a magnet that draws trade.
Wake up Mr. Oldtimer. Although you have been in the community so
long that you are a land mark, so long that dome folks with grown children count
you among their earliest recollections you need to advertise just the same Have
you heard of any big store in the city that has stopped advertising because they
are so well known? Keeping everlastingly at it brings success.
Some of you dealers waste so much money in misdirected advertising.
You pay for space on a hotel placard that is read by a lot of traveling men who
do not trade with you. You allow some advertising fakir to lmrnswoggle you
into buying space in a program, directory or book that is not worth one tenth
tlm price you pay for it. Money you spend in this way would purchase a lot of
good space in your local newspaper that is read by a thousand or more people
who are your prospective customers.
protests of Senator
and the members of the Mississ-
ippi Congressional delegation,
who are trying to have congress
provide for a re--opening of tlu FffS. GfliriSOIl H031'S6
' tribal rolls for the admission of! ___
two or three thousand claimants
to Indian citizenship now living
Copyrighted Farm and
Kanch-Ho land’s Magazine
Caney is the place to trade, and
“No man liveth to himself and
no man dieth to himself is a
truth that is as eternal as etern-
al as the ages, as everlasting as
the book of life. We are bound
Cnitcd thing an up-to-date jeweler can. j tether so that our every act
: has a constantly widening circle
of influence over the lives of
those around us.
In this great country every
citizen is an integral part of the
government, and it is only as the
individual citizen acts rightly
and thinks rightly that we ac
complish anything in making
self government successful. Of
course a dominant majority of
NEWS FROM WASHINGTON
Written bv our Special 1 n-
poodeut, John W. Tier.
Wins First Wrestle from Jack
Hampton by taking First
and Lust Full
Washington, D. G. M ir
Among the Oklahoma vit
i Washington last week v
\ torney General Gharles V.
F. M. Hill. Mexican, was ar-
rested by Marshal Young Tues-
day for beating Ins wifi and was
taken before Judge Schatz Wed
nisday morning and given $'-’5
and costs and
' county jail.
60 days in the
If you ii iveu’t already subsct-ib
ed to our club of four magazines
doit now. Yon will enjoy reading
these splendid mag:.,hues. We!
will sell you the four magazines j The llabokah Club met at. the
with The Leader all one year for , home of Mrs. McDaniels Tues-
only He extra. ! day evening.
BODY SJSSOR GREATLY USED Laid; Cherokee National . ' -n named as one of tic e n
ney W. W. Hastings, of Tale- ferees on the bill providing to!
The meetings which have been,
in progress at the M. E. church
for the past four weeks has been
gaining in interest and about 65
have knelt at the altar and united
witli the church and from all re-
ports more will follow in theix’
Mrs. Garrison has been giving
the people some good sermons.
Her talking has brought tears to
eyes and better thoughts to the
minds of those who did not pro-
fess to be Christians.
The meetings were to have
closed Sunday night but when
the lions ■ v s p.-i krej to over-
flowing and when at the close of
Fie sermon about a dozen young
ladies came forward and were
converted, begging her to return
for another week the evangelist
gould not resist so she is buck
preaching to big crowds again
M rs. Garrison has been so
hoarse for the past week that
she could hardly sneak to the
people. As she expressed it,
personally she would much
rather be at home nursing my
throat" but she felt it her duty
- | to be there.
Congressman Davenport the; r’r~*
ranking member of the house When you are in Caney haw
committee on territories, iris Roberts the Optometrist and
Jeweler examine your eyes and
advise you as to your spectacles.
Congressman Davenport is de-
voting much of his time these
days to the securing of rural
mail routes and fourth class
post offices throughout his dis-
trict. Mr. Davenport has so far
! been very successful in his off
orts, but he does not intend rest
ing until every community in
! has districts which is entitled to
a fourth class post office or a ru-
ral mail route lias been provided
Following the rumor in politi
cal circles in Oklahoma that
Judg ■ Sam Hayes of Chickasha.
may retire from senatorial race
against. Senator Gore, comes
another rumor that',Fudge Haves
may be offered the job of super-
intendent of the five civilized
tribes a new $7),0)0 position Croat
ed in this year's Indian approp
ration bill, to supersede *he offi-
ces of commissioner of the five
tribes and superintendent of the
J j Union Agency of Muskogee.
The wrestling match came off quah, who has announced thr
as scheduled last Friday night will be a candidal fu. Cong >s
. a fair sized
t as big as
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this city and La.
Kansas City, L
The preliminary between
Bryan Kittermau a..d MacGalla-
bon resulted in a victory for the
latter while both showed good
good men may truimph over a strength and appeared if proper • Choctaw national attorney.
minority of evil men, but the re ly v Jrked out might make wrest --
verse is true also, as has been lers. Mac obtained the first fall
demonstrated in our political life i11 J 1 - minutes and the second
time and again. jin seven ininuntes. The referee,
Educated, enlightened, intelli Curley Smith, called several
gent voters are among our great strangleholds ou
an j.propriation of $35,000,000.
struct and operate rail -
Alaska. Mr. Davenport
, - 3** a >vtc -d j member
. sub committee to consider
md report on the
F'Om the second district; Col. J
•V7. ZaFeyvoI M.K'4a«ee; H ..
Attorney I). H. Linebaugli, of
Muskogee, who is trying to have
the 30,000 Indian land suits in I tor an amendment to the fran
eastern Oklahoma dismissed: chis" granted for the construe
John R. Drown, of Mujlcogee, j t-ion and operation of a railroad
supervisor of schools for the five| in the H iwaiian Islands,
tribes and D. J. Hurley, ,of Tuls t, j
Senator T P. Gore, fresh from
his triumph over his would-be
dsfaix. i at OKi.dioiiia City, ha-s
resumed bis official duties at the.
bill providing | national capitol. Ever since iiis
return lie has been busy receiv-
ing the congratulations of iris col-
leagues in the Senate anti House.
The Kiddies’ Studio any kind
both of the
\V. W. .Tones, President
V. D. Hiding, (Jeaeral Manager
tv () Hetrick. Vice Pre.-ddent j
J. P. Masterly, Sec’v- and Treas.
315 1-2 Johnstone Avenue
! est needs today, and these
! bound to come from the public
schools. Not only from the pub-
' lie schools, but also largely from
| the schools of the smaller towns
j and the rural schools. Perhaps
| our great leaders in modern
thought may be trained in the
universities and colleges but the
army which they must lead
comes direct from the public
schools. An advance in civiliza-
tion is markad by the averag"
intelligence of the masses and
Judge J. F. Lawrence, of Fa
pulpa, Okla., law partner of J. B.
Rutherford, is an applicant for
; the appointment of United States
.Judge at Honolulu 11. i.
Portraits that please at Drum's and style at Drum's Studio, Barj
Studio, Bartlesville, tf. tlesville. tf.
The big wrestle then came off
Kittermau was the man that put
the holds on Hampton that held
him. It was however a good
wrestle as they were evenly
matched. Kittermau was slight-
ly the heavier hut by far the i
stronger ami seemed to have the
most wind. Hampton took the)
defensive all the way through j
thus leaving Kittermau to do the I
most of the hard work but be
did not seem to be as badly
Senator Robert L. Owen wants
congress to provide for the sale
of the coal and asphalt deposits
in the segregated mineral belt
of the Choctaw and Chicasaw na-
tions. The members of the Okla-
homa congressional delegation
all favor the sale of the minerals,
but they do not believe congress
will agree to the sale over the
We will have ready our display of beau-
tiful Spring and Summer Millinery on
Saturday, March 14th, 1914
Everyone invited to come in and see them
TM COPAN MILLINERY STORE
are the best
made as can
be seen by the
mand for them
by those who
•h a v e worn
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Add Another Enjoyment *
, .. a TO YOUR SUMMER
this fall. Kittermau secured it . , ,, . r .
"* l“c yy y “““ I wind.,d ls Hamnton ..ml tli: j by a body scissor and some kind $ Bu,ld a sleeping porch and sleep out of doors
not by the culture of the favored winded as Hampton was and t tie ...... .. 1 .( *1 this summer Talkltover With your car-
few. There are only a few years latter played for all time possi- til n„,i naJuLtML,™ jj penter and CC me and see US. We have the
in the formative period , of
a boy or girl when he or she may
be taught in our public schools
Every hour spent in a public
school should be a golden hour
l with opportunities for culture
and improvement that should
I leave a lasting impression
j throughout life. i was partly using
Texas today lauds education to him to lay down,
tbe skies and yet a large part of 1 second fall was the
I bio. Hampton was the mors
scientific and seemed to be able
to break holds quickly.
Kittermau obtained the first fall
in 13 minutes with a body scissor
and arm and head hold. He per-
sisted in using the Nelson holds
all through the match, which lie
wlien lie got
many that he had him down soon
er when he used a half Nelson and •
a crotch hold on Hampton but
the referee didn’t see it. This
fall lasted 7 I T minutes.
Previous to the last fall Hamp
ton came out on the mat and de
idared lie was hurt and was un
able to wrestle and then when
; some objected to bis giving the
match to Kittermau he said he
S. M. GLOY
ill* teaching in our schools is
done by half baked youths just
out of the high sjhools them-
selves and who loo often have no
thought on any subject higher
than that of drawing their pay.
There is need and urgent need
fora law which will put our
schools bn a more permanent1
basis and attract a higher grade
of teachers and allow them to
teach one school for more than a
single term. One way to do this
is to allow the teacher to contract
for a number of years, or until a
change was deemed desirable.
Let the teacher become a part of)
the community life. Let. the
pupils know that the teacher of
this year will be the teacher of
next year. 1 n this way a eontin
FjFuity could be given to studies
L* ‘ which is impossible with condi-
tions as they are at present.
est and was obtained by Hampton 'vouUl finish il The referee was
the same holds, not going to let him but after
much persuasion and yelling on
the part of the crowd they pro-
by practically the same
It lasted ti 3 4 minutes.
The third fall was the one for
the finish and money was bet on
Make Out Your
and let us fig-
ure on it. We
can save you
1 needed. Some believe the hurt!
"stall" was all put up.
Everybody who was there was
well pleased with the.peiT-'rm-
ance and but few had any kick
coming at all.
There is likely to be a
pulled off soon at Dewey 1 ' v ■>"
the same parties. Just what
! the outcome will be is hard to tell
but it is certain that Ivitterm in
will have more enthusiasts sim
bis first wrestle turned in Lis,
Jack Hampton who was an un-
defeated champion of Kansas
I City, put up a good clean match
and has many, friends also.
The next match will probably be
| very interesting.
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Atkisson, J. F. The Copan Leader. (Copan, Okla.), Vol. 5, No. 7, Ed. 1 Friday, March 6, 1914, newspaper, March 6, 1914; Copan, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc950662/m1/1/: accessed February 23, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.