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ARDMORE, OKLA., TUESDAY, DECEMBER 5, 1916.
NUMBER 51. VOLUME TWENTY-FOUR. NEW YORK MILITIA OFFICERS QUIT, ASSERTING COMMANDER INSULTED THEM DEMONSTRATION DIN WILSON RUSSQ - RUMANIANS ARE UNABLE TDSTOPADVANGE OF TEUTONS PETROGRAD ADMITS FAILURE OF .RUMANIANS TO CHECK TEUTONS ON THE ROAD BETWEEN PLOECH TI AND BUCHAREST. Successes for the Serbians Claimed by Paris, with Serbians Continuing Their Advance in the Cema Region on the Ma cedonian Front French Assisting Serbians in Fighting North of Paralova in Cerna Salient Berlin Says Repeated n . . . i - v' . c.,.,1, aryA Alrtno Transvl- vanian Frontier Yesterd to be Purusing Defeated fc Sofia Reports Repulse of . r . j- r:it and uoDruaja viiiagc " " . gion Captured by Serbians' Ass also Village of Zovik, Five Miles North of Granes'o , orted, with Bul--:o-, Rotrvatinot Northward. gal ibiid . . a -- Petrograd, Dec. 5. The Ru manians were unsuccessful in their attempts to check the Teutonic armies on the road be tween Ploechti and Bucharest, .the war office says. Russian Attack Failed r.erlin, Dec. 5. Renewed Russian attacks in the Carpath ian forests and along the line of the Transyvania frontier yes terday failed, it is officially an nounced. The Teutons cap tured their lost positions. The British were repulsed in an at tempt to advance east of Al-bert-Warlencourt road. The Teutons are now pursuing the Rumanians before Bucharest. Serbian Army Successful. Paris, Dec. 5. Continuing their ad vance In the Cerna river region on the Macedonian front, the Serbians have reached the outskirts of the vil lage of Stravina, It i.s officially an nounced. French and Serbian progress Is reported north of Parelova in the Cerna district. Stravina Taken by Assault. London. Dec. 5. The Serbians have won further successes in the Cerna region and carried the village of Stra vina by assault, capturing two howit zers, it is officially announced. The village of Zovik, five -miles north of Cranesite, Is in flames and the Bul garians are retreating northward. Russian Attacks Repulsed. Sofia, Dec. 5. The repulse or re peated Russian attacks In Wallachia and Dobrudja Is reported in. an of ficial statement. Brings Down Two More. Paris, Dec. 5. :Sub-Lieutenaitt Nun gesser shot down two aeroplanes with in two hours yesterday, bringing his total to twenty. The war office says there are no Important developments on the French front. AMERICAN AMBASSADOR START ED ON RETURN TO BERLIN TO DAY SAYS HE CARRIES NO PLANS FOR PEACE. New York, Dec. 5. When Ambas sador Gerard left today for his post at Berlin, he said he carried no peace plan. He carried Wilson's views Ve gardlng the submarine warfare and the deportation of the Belgians tor presentation to the- imperial govern ment. Call The Ardmoreite job department 684. nrninnTnnv bLnfinu iuui I PUNS FOB PEACE ALONG M5I rTC 2 J days noet 5. 'ed Teutonic Army aaid n Before Bucharest- Ru. , Attacks in wauacnia t In fnrna River Ke- rHE DIETING L- -ZEN ON THEIR LAST DAY Tlreakfast: Oranges, rolled or.ts. French toast, bacon, bread and butter, coffee. Lunch: Oyster puree, 'hearts of cel ery, cottage cheese, salad, hot rolls, butter, Dutch apple cake, tea. Dinner,: Soup, roast loin of pork, cranberry sauce, sweet potatoes, es calloped onions, bread, butter, old fashioned rice pudding, tea. Last Day's Menu. Chicago, Dec. 5. Today Is the last day they have to go In their two weeks' test to prove 40 cents enough to feed one person a day hers, every member of the diet squad except. one, showed a gain In weight today. Dr. A. J. Stokes, the squad heavy weight, has lost one-fourth of a pound from the 22.T pounds with -which he started the experiment. The net Increase In weight was thirty five pounds and the largest Individual gain was by Henry Gehring, who weighed K1 1-2 pounds at the start and now weighs 170. ENTENTES LOSS 15,000,000 The Losses of the Allies Will Exceed Fifteen Million Men. nerlin, Dec. 5. The Copenlieagen Research Society estimates the total lossVif the entente powers during tho war ut 1.-,00U)00, of which the Rus sians lost 4,j'M),000, the French 3,- 700,000, the Ilrilish 1,200,000, the ! Italians Nno.POO and the smaller na tions making up the remainder. ELMENDORF REPORTED SAFE Man Said to Have Been Killed at Chihuahua Safe Says Message. El Paso. Tex., Dec. 5. Charles 1 Klmendorf. tho American reported to jhave been killed at Chihuahua 'City, ! is safe and his daughter, reported 'captured by Villa, Is at Cllften. ArWto ;na, a niessago from Elmendorf today said. PRESIDENT OF STANDARD, OIL COMPANY OF NEW JERSEY PASSED AWAY AT HIS HOME IN NEW YORK TODAY. Terrytown. N. T., Dec. 5. John D. Archbold. president of the Standard Oil company of New Jersey died at his borne here this morning. ArchboWi fortune was estimated at nearly one hundred million dollars. Teams Are Needed. Engineer J. J. Harrison on the Ring ling and Oil Fields railqpad has be gun construction work but while here today stated that on account of busy conditions at Healdton that teams were scarce and he la ready to give employment to three or four 15-team outfits. ' Tr. C. B. Clarke waa called to Whlte.oboro. Texas, today by the death of his mother. Mrs. 71. E. Camp'.ielL The funeral 111 be held I there tomorrow., O. P. Selvidge will leave tomorrow morning to attend the fineraL J. BOLD, STANDARD OIL DFFIGIALDEAD 1 4f " i Asserting that Major (leneral John F O'Kvan of the New- orn national guard Insulted the Twellth New N ork reniment publiclv when he eoininand ed it to march a second time in re view, when the troops passed beloic, laiiM'S VV. W'adsworih. I tilted States I senator from New ork, and also be fore a major in the I arranz.a army, Colonel Cordon Johnston, former aid to Major General Leonard ooit and now detailed from the regular army to command the Twelfth; Major George Kmlen Roosevelt, a second cousin of Theodore Iloosevelt, and njhor officers of the organization now in camp at UcAUen, Tex., have offered their resignations. H is said this action was taken because no apol ogy was given by General O'llyan. jt seems to be the .belief of ull thn officers that In asking the regiment tii it:is In review a second time, giv 9 " V- j A ir L fry 11 t ing as one rejison the circumstance view, although the commanding gen that the national colors were not un-eral gave orders for Brigadier Gen furled the first time the unit passed jeral James W. Lester to receive the the reviewing party. General 'O' Ryan ! review as the regiment passed. No offered to the officers and men of the 'other incident of the five months' stay regiment an Insult. Officers say that I of the New York division on tile bor after such an affront, given before aider has so stirred officers and men. I'nited States senator from New York j That tho command for the regiment and an officer of a foreign govern-1 to pass in review a second time was nienl, the other regiments of the Newjgiven only -bemuse the regiment had York division and several hundred YJ.C.S.IS LOCAL MEN WHO AE INTEREST- ED IN THE WORK ARE OUTLIN - ING AN ACTIVE CAMPAIGN BEGIN HERE AT ONCE. TO As the campaign for a Young Mens' ChtLxtian Association building In Ok lahoma City draws to a close, the same work is to be taken up In Ard more, with the hopes that a commodi ous and worthy structure may In the near future be erected on thn "Y" lot at the corner of Broadway and A streets. This was the decision Mon day night of a large crowd of young men who gathered at the Randol hotel, and as a means to the desired end a Boosters Club was organized, officers elected and a committee ap pointed to select a permanent meet ing place for the tentative organiza tion. Claud T. Kennedy, manager of the Jess T. Akers Suit company was unanimously chosen as chairman, as he is probably the best Informed lo cal citizen In Y. M. C. A. activity, being now acting president of the State Organization. M. H. Wolver tott. secretary of the Ardmore Ab stract company was elected secretary treasurer cf the club. The next meet ing of the club will be next Monday night. Every Ardmore citizen Is urged to connect himself with this enterprise, which has In lew the Mgheft good for the Young men of the city. Announcement will be made la'er as to where the meeting plae w:ll be. Read the want ads. HEEDED IN KILLED IN OIL ARDMORE FIELD TOWN I t www I , Wb siH-ctators They cannot eerve con and loyally under the Bel: ntlou present divisional commander. In the opinion of officers of tho Twelve this open rebuke, as they consider it. was made even more un welcome by the action of General O Uyan in h aving the field before tho unit passed the second time in re- 1 not followed me usual custom ot tin LIST OF BAD. MEN WHO ARE ! GIVEN THEIR DEMISE IN THE OIL FIELD METROPOLIS GRADUALLY GROWING. IS Another killing was added to the list cf thifce that have occurred at Kagtown since the opening of the oil fields when Frank Jones shot Roy McCurtaln through the head while the latter was attempting to "High Jack" a place in the oil field metropolis. For the benefit of those who may not know what the term "high Jack" means let it he explained. If a person possess a certain ar ticle that a certain other party tie sires to possess, and the latter does not care to go through the formality of offering current coin of the realm for the same, he simply takes a big gun In hand, lays in wait along the side f the road or enters the place cf business of the one whom he has eiil designs upon and at the point of his artillery takes what he sees In sight and gets away with it. This is what took place last night at Rugtown when McCurtaln entered a place there and demanded all the cash and other valuable articles In sight at the same time pressing his sreuntent with a big gun. Frank Jones who chanced to be pasing hy at the time observed hit operation pnd concluded that Roy h; d about rearh-d the end of his roje. Jone enteteil a rear door and nith deliberate a!m sent a forty-five ball Into the head of McCurtaln that I0THLBII' 3 '- 4 l m'j furling its national colors Is denied by divisional staff officers. It Is said there also that It is not unusual for a commanding officer to ask some uult to pass in review a second time If its appearance Is not satisfactory on the first round, and that no affront was Intended or applied. Nos. 1, 2, and 4. Twelfth regiment at maneuvers: No. 3 General O'Ryanj'No. 5, Major Johnston. Iirought him to die fh-or. Tho In jured man was brought tothis city where he died early this morning. It Is alleged that McCurtaln has been making a practice of this stunt for some time and the officers here state that his reputation was such that it would not lie advlsahlo for any one to take a chance with Mm. Tho remains were taken to tlifc undertaking parlors of Brown and Itrldgman and prepared for fiurial. A CREW OF SURVEYORS WORK ING FOR A. T. & S., F. CAMPED NORTHWEST OF CITY NEAR UNCLE JACK'S OLD STORE. A party of Santa Fe surveyors are camped northwest of the city In the vicinity of I'ucle Jack's store where they are running a ' survey to the northwest following closely the oil pipe line. ' The object of the party is not ob tainable hut they are evidently mak ing a preliminary survey with a view of ultimately building a line to the nil fields. The suruvey started north of the city limits and is along the , route previously reported, j Kvidently the Santa Fe have taken : reeognlem-e of John Ringling lnten I tlon of building a road and do not want to be left out of the deal If any : thing should happen that Ringling failed to develop his present ideas. A Vienna physician has obtained good results and effected some cures by treating Insane persons with hypo dermic injections of pure oxygen. SORVEYODS AT IRK ON SANTA EE EXTENSION REPUBLICANS JOINED WITH THE DEVOCRATS IN GIVING GREAT DEMONSTRATION TODAY. WM. J, RRYAH LEADER Ncbrask.in Led Demonstration for Wilson Rumored In Capital That Gregory Will Be Appointed to Judge ship If He Quits Cabinet. Washington. Dec. u. When Presi dent Wilson nppeared before congress this afternoon to deliver Ms mldress. the democrats anil many republicans united In a great demonstration to felicitate the president on his re-election. V. J. Bryan led the demon stration. Tilt) suffragists unfurled a banner over the balcony, reading: "Mr. Pres ident, what, will you do for woman suffrage?" A pago confiscated It, while Wilson smiled. Another Job for Gregory. Washington. Dec. 5. If Attorney General Gregory carries out ills in tcnthm of resigning from tin c.ibinei. Wilson may appoint, him as I'nited Stales judge In the fifth circuit court of appeals, comprising the gulf .t tates, to succeed the late Judge McCormick. Congressman Tribble Stricken. Washington, Dec. 5. Representa tiv Tribble of Georgia was sirlcketl with apoplexy yesterday. , f!e is In a critlttil condition, and will probably die. JESS WILLARD TO FIGHT Will Take on George Carpenter, the French Fiflhter for 10 Rounds. New Yrrk, Dec. George. Car penter, the heavyweight champion ot France, and Jess Wlllard, are virtual ly matched for a ten-round, no-decls-lon bout here within the next two months. They have verbally agreed, but tho contract has not yet been signed. DRAFTS RESIGNATION War Secretary said to Have Drafted His Resignation. L( ndon. Dec. C. War Secretary Lloyd George has drafted his resigna tion after receiving an Intimation that Premier Asiulth could not agree lo the suggestion that the war coun cil should be formed without the pre mier at its head. THE MURDERED MAN'S DIVORCED WIFE. HIS SON, A NEPHEW AND A NEGRO ARE ALL HELD IN JAIL IN G'ORGETOWN. Georgetown. Tex., Dec. 6. Mrs. Car rie MclJiiiren, the divorced wife of Frank McLauren. of Taylor. wh.o waa found dead under his automobile on the moaning of November 28. is In Jail h'-re w Ith her son, Carroll, aged 16. at:J nepiiew, Harry McBrlde, aged 21, alsc Jim Pollard, a negro, also ot Taylt r The n, ro is charged with complic ity in i nection with the killing of McLam-.-n a'id the others are charged with iijjnler. It Is alleged that Mc Lauren i" shot to death. When the body n found beneath the auto. It was turned beyond recognition. nnnaasaannaaanaa a a a a a a a a a a a a a WEATHER FORECAST New- Orl'T.ns. La., Dec. !. TV veather forecast for Ok 1 u : i for tonight and Wed n il i u fair. a a a : tt aaaaaasaasaa FOUR ARE HELD fill MURDER OF FIEIOREN