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You will find all the local news every day in The D;iily Express ; ' f" m o All the latest news uy ' wire every day from the U. P. Association NUMBER 1$! VOl.UMC NIUFTETN CHICKASHA, OKLAHOMA. MONDAY, AUGUST 0. VJ!9. URGE TO EXERCISE E Re-Examining of Grady County Registrants is Begun Under Order Issued by PrQvost Marshal General. OBJECT IS TO REDUCE REJECTIONS LATER Work Done Well in This County, Says Diubin; No Delay in Entrainment of Men Ex pected. Reexamining twenty registrants who Iiu( been inducted to fill Grady comity's Angu.it Fifth Quota to ('amp Fremont. California, started thin morning following the roclpt of u telegram lute. Saturday after noon from tlio Adjutant General's of fiee warning all local boadrs to exer cise more care in accepting men for the draft and hold all shipments for more fluid exom illations Recent rejections of men at the camps was given as the cause fur the order, S, (', IHirbin. chairman of the local hoard announced this morning (hat 1:0 increment would be delayed be c; use of the late instruction. While the Provost Marshal Gen eral Crowder admits that in gen eral examinations that have been given by the local boards and medi cal advisory boards were regulation scores of men already lnduc.ted have been rejected at the camp when serioii3 physical defects that should have been noticed before the ex- nc.nsa of induction au4 transporta tion to service had bean incurred, Following is a portion of the tele gram repeated from General Crow der by the adjutart general: "While it is recognized that local boards and medical advi (.: boards, as a general rule, performed their worU effectively, 'recently reported rejec tions of men at camps show that many local goards have performed their work indifferently, Immedi ately instruct, all local board3 by telegraph that thoy must before entrainment of contingents under August 5th call, assemble all regis trants and carefully inspect their physical condition in order to pre vent sending to camp such as are ob viously not fit for General military service " The adjutant advises that all re examinations be conducted rapidly so that contingents may entrain on scheduled time. Mr. iWbin stated Saturday rela tive to the telegram that all physi cal examinations conducted in Grady County had been caiefully done and that a compartively high par cent of the registrants had been rejected in an attempt to mke the inspection thorough It is thought that practi cally ail the registrants in today's order will pass the second tests, 1 NEWMAN TO VOTERS To the Voters of Grady County: The campaign is drawing to a close It has been impossible for me to see all the voters in person, but I take this method of expressing my ap preciation of any consideration that mnv lio ulinwn me on the Ctll. I have made a clean, straightforward campaign, have uttered no unkind remarks, nor circulated and reports of whatever kind or nature con cerning my opponent, Neither have I requested or authorized any one to use such methods in my behalf. I brand absolutely false any state ments to the contrary Again assuring you of my appre ciation of any kindness shown me on the th. I am. Respectfully yours. S L NEWMAN, Dr. and Mrs. W. L. Coleman. 227 Minnesota Avenue, received a card announcing the safe arrival over seas of their son W L Coleman. MOR CARE TEACHERS OF WAN Who will the voters of this county elect for superintendent of schools? Shall it be one of no actual experi ence that will take hold of this im portant work, at this critical time? Or shall it be the man who knows every square inch of Grady county and every detail of tho work? A man who is personally acquainted with every school board member fill teacher in the county. A man whose qualifications are second to no can didate, and whose efficient work as county superintendent has excelled anything in llie history of Grady county's schools. M. II. Khcpard has "made good," as every one interested in school work knows. The teachers are for him strong, and they are the people who deal with him. What more will make for better schools than the simple fact that, the teach ers as a body are. asking you to cl.yt the man of their choice. They will co-operate with him, and he with them, and the schools of Grady coun ty, will, as President Wilson has said, 'Keep pushing forward with this thought, in mind, Make citizens of the coming generat ion." ' We, the teachers cf Grady county ask the voters to give us M. H. Shep ard for our leader in, this great work: ((Signed) J." W. Morgan, presi dent of Teachers association, Supt. Minco iichools; E. If. iilaclc, vleo president Teachers association. Sunt. Verdon schools; Cathryn Griffith, sec rotary Teachers association; W. F. Ramey, Kupt. Chickasha schools; C. L. Honnohl, principal Chickasha high school; Edith Flagler, dean of girls, Chickasha high school; E. II. Rus sell, Supt. Gilbert Union Graded school; Mrs. E. II. Russell, Dora OKLAHOMA FURNISHES Y.M.C.A.MEN San Antonio, Texas, Aug. 5. Okla homa furnished eight of the 53- men who were graduated Wednesday night from the V. M. C. A. southern department training school at Camp Travis, where volunteers for V. M. C. A. war work overseas and in camps in this country are beinglraijied. Graduates from Oklahoma who fin ished the course and were assigned to camps in the souihern department are: , Forest S. Davis, Shawnee; Harold Vv. Smith, Oklahoma City; Win. E. Schooler, Hugo; Frank T. Faulkner, Checotah; Win. Groom, Pon ca City;C .G. Pierpont, Enid; G. P. Prather, Gushing; Max C. Seton. Per ry; Charles A. Williams, Ardmore; Mr. Smith was state vice president, Mr. Groom historian of the class. This is the fourth class of recruits for war work graduated from the southern department school, the larg est cf it.3 kind in the country. Here, for three weeks the men undergo in tensive training in physical, educa tional, religious and social work, that they- may be equipped to aid in keep ing the soldiers cheerful, and to min ister totheir needs. The note of practical Christianity is emphasized throughout the cour.se. The faculty is a strong one, being composed of A. I!. Nicholl, formerly of the Poslon association, dean and instructor in Y. M. C. A. history and principles; Dr. C. L. Neibell, formerly of Washing ton and Cincinnati, instructor in his tory and causei leading to the Eu ropean war, and M. C. Salassa, in strutor in physical training. The Oklahoma men were enthusi astic with the three weeks' training declaring they enjoyed the work, or in better physical condition than for years, and that the broad scope of the association work outlined during the school was a revelation to them. In the army r.'n.ps, the "Y" not only furnishes a club for the soldiers in the way of reading and Writing rooms and ether conveniences, but there arc religious, educational, entertainment or athletic programs at each of the buildings in camp every week night, and athletic equipment and instruc tion are furnished. In addition to the building secretary and his assist ant, at qach of the buildings there are physical, educational, social and religious secretaries, whose special duties are to help the soldiers become better fighters and better men men tally, morally and physically. GRADY TO T SHEPARB AGAIN Smith, W. J. McCranahan. Supt. Pradlev schools; Mrs. W. .1. McGrau-! alum; Mrs, Mary Murdock, IVin Alex high school; Geo. A. Coffee Supt. Ninnekah schools; Mae Coffee, Agnes Fuller, A. K. Keith, Mrs. A. N. Keith, Ada Reeves, Mrs. Claia Hale, Velma Lee Hale, Eunice Pueh anan, Ruth Wheeloek, Ethel McOlel lan.iRurtie Sheriff, T. S. Short, Ada C'uort, .Mildred Dullard, Abkie Wassor bock, Grace Hatsoll, Earnie English, Madge Knglish, Mrs. H. A. Haley, Effie Cooper, Ruth Cooper Room1, Velma Harvey, Mrs. E. H. Plaek, Jo sephine Hawn, Irene Wilson. Eiia lieth Allen, Ally Richards, Lot tie ii.i ker, Anna Polio McPhall, Alma Wemlt. Lavonia Neal, Alta Grigsby, Myrtle Sleeks, I hps Mee.ks, Elsie Senncy, 1). E. Kiliian, Maisey MarMi Killian, I f. P. Kiliian, Marguerite Heisler, Susan Recce, Merh; Rh kard, Ilildred Smedloy, Carl Shope, Mrs. 1 1. P. Kiliian, lvn Malone, Mary Whalon, B. It. Gregory, Airs. S. R. Gregory, Lillian Sinister, Viol Sinister, Lil lian Hart, Sylvia Lawrence, Ilildred Sniedley, Mi's. J. W. Morgan, Myrtle Morgan, Helen Ilicl-im, V'"1'' Wall, Mrs. Roy nrunsenm, Mr.. ' .1- da, Eva Sshuoslor, Dorothy Wyati, Porter Stobcs, I ties Lester, Ralph L. Lea, Syble Lea, Kayo WenHierly, Nealle Ho.lgo, Roy Windle, Myrt'e Windle, Mrs.' M. O. Fuller, Mrs. Min nie Stokes, Lefa G 11 i singer, D.irolhy Wyatt. Funnia Camp, Flossie llait cock, C. R. Dunuoil, Supt. Noige U11 ion Graded school; Mrs. C. It. Pun nell, Hazel HIoss. Kriiih Cobb, Gene va Davis, J. H. Power. ;ox, Priu. i-'riend school; Anna Lou Powers, Mrs. J. W. Hood, Mary Robinson, Alice Linn, Potfio Houthin, Hazel Winder, L. II. Nelson. CASUALTY LIST LOOMS UP LARGER Py United Press. Washington, Aug. 5. The list of American casualties in France issued by the war department today is the largest yet reported by General Pershing. The list contained in all four hun dred and seven names, of which two hundred and three were killed in ac tion. Nine marine.! were killed in action and one died of accident. An additional list cf two h-nCred and ninety-nine casualties will be an nounced later in the day, it was stat ed. CAR IS STOLEN AND DAMAGED An Overland sx cylinder car be longing to Z, C, Kcil, was taken from near the First National Rank build ing on Fourth Street by unknown parties about nine o'clock Saturday night and was. found several hours later headed north on Seventh Street in front of Up Catholic S. hool. Evidence showed that it had been run in the country oer rough roads fit high speed and when found was damaged so that it would go no further and will cost the owner a eorsidcrfib'e amount to put his car in limning order again, STOVER DISTRICT SUPPORTS SHEPARD Marlow, Okla., Aug. ft, 1013. To the public: This certifies that we. the under signed, folks cf school district No. S4, Grady county, Oklahoma, ara well satisfied with the services rendered Shepard, and are for liis re-election, by Cotinty Superintendent M. II. and on account of his excellent ser vices rendered over the county we hope the vote for him will be large in the election of r.ext Tuesday, Aug. fith. Respect fully, Thco. Stover, E. W. Cook, Ed Har bor, board members; Tom Hurst, S. L. Chapman, II. Plalock. J. W. Par ton, R. T. Weaver, W. E. McCaulcy. J. S. r,la!o;'k. R. A. Moe-e, Tom Jones. DRIVE FOR NURSES IS LAUNCHED Cirls and Women of Grady Coun ty Asked to Volunteer for War Relief Service. At Oic;. PERIOD FOR RAISING QUOTA ENDS AUG. 15 Enlistment Blank"! Received at Red Cross Headquarters Two Eivisions of Service Ojxn to Applicants. Enrollment blanks for enlistment in the V. S. xtudanl Mur? icM-rve as well as fur graduate nursing service were ivcfive-! hero this ncoiii.ig and signing up volunteers fir war relief service was st.aii.ed today at the Red ('loss 10:1:1s il the Federal building under the direction of Mrs Oiin Ash ton, chairman of the woman's com mit, re of the i (iiuH'il. of d. iV:i.;; and an enrollment oi.imit.lce, that was appelated last week. Registration will continue- until Tlr.osday, Aug ust 1".. v.'.ieo iiie time raising the. Ci.r.niy quota of lo'tco! will expire, ';', c:i. Aslitoil au:ieii!ice! today. i 'i .pa. al ions for . I . ..;;iini.'ig llie drive for student and rradiiatn iiiirs-c.-. iiave bc-e.i under way !':r Too pa.'.t ' few v.'crkK but actual m ps were de layed by tl.e lack of equipment that wa ! received today. The commit loo fh:il iu lectin.- llu H ! here an nounce.! last week tha volunteering for the nursing- servh' should start off briskly and inasmuch as it will be impossible for l-ic enrollment for-Mi to clo much ca..- . jssing outside the office, it will be. '.leccssary far v, omca r,-!'! ici.Ls who 'wish'" to enter the government service to call at tha Red Cross rooms any forenoon for full iuforr.ut ion. According!, o t.'ie scheme of Pie g.Mie."al medical board of the na tional defense c.Hinci: that is putting 0:1 the campaign for 25. Oil-.) student nurses in I he United Stales, women will be acre p'.cd la two divisions. Candidates for ::u:v'.i,i schools l.f.iy sig.i up in tlu prei'i iTcd government: nursing service for a sigument any where rding to the discretion of the war department or en'ii-tr.i Mit may be for citizens h spih;ls in this coun try, soia;; choice of location Iving granted the nurse. The county chair man state! today that the prof o-red class -.urollmenl will probably be giv en first consiiiei at'on by enrollment stations but applicants will be taken for both departments. Ages of nurs es for the gmormr.c::! service will be from' 21 to :i." while those for the ci- vilian relief range firm IS to -1). The Gra.ly cour.ty enrollm ?nt, committee is composed of Mis. Orin Ashton, chairman, Mrs. Morgan I lamilt m, and Rev. A. H. Free-.e. SHE ASKS 2ND TERM AS CLERK Mrs, E.lru T, Va:l-:ins is serving the peopie of Grady County as Court Clerk and is askir.g a second t"rm. She has niadj good in the office; she has proven a tireless worker " 1 OU1"-1 UI'" iousuv aimiArm huts hospitals and canteens, rof he rcountry-s piinciples of right OUl(,r3 b() CAreeny to ehaplains and and justice, Mrs, Watkins is asking! the Democratic Second Term be- cause she has male good; because she has administered tho offairs cf her office honestly and efficiently during t his. her first term; because sue nas ma;i.j a recoru -it wmcii to bi proud a record which has proven; her efficiency; because her hocks. records and accounts are kept up me minute ami are open lor ir.e in- spection of all. AKWiY VULUN I LKS I The follow, ng volunteers were as- ccpted for enlistment Saturday at the army recruiting station and forward - cd J Fort Logan. Col.: Dem:'el P, Jones, coast artillery, Chickasha; Thomas P, Ksles. const artillery. Lindsay: and John R Wilkinson. cooks er.d bakers sa.tol. Marlaw. MRS. CROUCH ftllNTV- CI To voters of Chickasha: Since my opponent, Mr. Shepurd, Is calling on you to support him unan imously, he evidently believes you hold the balance of power in votes to decide our contest. Therefore I call nticniion to my claims for the office county superintendent. I offer the best qualifications that have ever boon offered by any can didate I mills county for this office. I niii a college graduate, bold a life certificate and hao years of success ful '!(-.;: king to my credit. Mr. Shepard tells you of his patri otic works. This should not be used by anyone for political effect for that is as much our duly as It is to be liune-t and upright in all our deal ings. He claims to have done so much in his tare;! years of service but a comparison of figures he gives shows he has made about the same pro gress a:; his predecessors, R. II. Wil son and C. !'. Newell. For instance, 1!5 teachers in Pi If. and 2IMi in PUS, in a gain cf about 20 teachers which was the ratio fi.r the first seven years of statehood. SOLDIERS IN FRANCE NEED BOOKS Appeal Made by Library A3.10- ciatijn for Eoadinrj, Matter tor ty.cn Overseas;1 Any Good Fiction is 0. K. The Carneigie Public Library here lias received Way a requssl. from tha American Library Association's more bocits fram Ibis community f'U' the men overseas. The appeal from Washington stales that new novels and good Western stories, whether new or old, are most, needed. Hooks byZancGiey Res Reach, Jack Ron ton, Ralph Connor, Owen Wistecr ami O. Henry are very popular. The Public: Library announces that it yiil receive and forward all suitable books that, are turned in. It urges the friends of the soldiers and sailois, many of whom have al ready responded most generously, to give morel bokks. The conimunaciinolacu, The communication received by the Library from the Washington Head quarters states that over OfiO.000 books have been sent overseas. several hundred thousand more will The supp'y is nearly exhausted and several hundred thousand more will be reeded scon by the six dispatch offices which are now shipping to France. The books are packed at these dispatch cffii.es in strong cases so built that they serve as a bookcase. They go cm the decks of trans- 1 ports in carco vessels and in naval vessels. Those that go on the decks of transports are ogen so ir.i. ;a men may have rcad.'.-.-g matter for use on the voyage. All these books are gathered togeth-r abaia how ever, leplaced in the cases and de livered to the proper ofificials in France. In Fiance (lie books are distributed by a n experienced librarian, renre senting the American Library Asso ciation. Most, of them go to the Y. M. C. A. Red Cross and Salvation STCWAF1T 13 DISCHARGED Saturday afternoon in United State commissioners court. Nick . ( f nn..an fD,u.ral pri,oner charged with having failed to reg'd tor, was discharged. Stewart was . bl.,.,.lt ,lere last v,cpk ,,v n , tojH Mal.shrl w. A. Worloy cf Dun- nd entered a rln cf not truil'v claiming over age. THE WEATHER fop Oklahoma. ',;. .Tonight and Tuesday, gen- orally fair; continue I high tern- peruture. fr Local Temperature. . Maximum 10;); .minimum, S2. 4" REPLIES IDT QHtiPARn He claims this is a man's job. Since when was this office turned over to the men? It is a right guar anteed the women by our constitu tion and I haven't heard of the con- i siituHon being amended. Von will have to go no farther than his office to read the Hiennial report of schools to find that there are wom en county ' superintendents in over ;!ti counties in the state and their re ptors show as much progress as Gra dy county. You have never heard of a woman official being guilty of malfeasance, in office nor engaging in questionable dealings of any kind pertaining to the same. , If this is a man's job I fail to see why it is a woman is employed to o (!lhe most important part of the work, for visiting his office you are waited upon by his able assistant a woman, if the woman does the work let, her draw the pay. Remember Chickasha voters, tho north end of the county has never been represented in the court house by a county official. I will appre ciate your support. (Signed) Mrs. A. P. Crouch. ENJOYING ARMY LIFE TO UTMOST That a recruit, never f argots the man who elists him was demoli sh at ed today when Corporal It E Smith received a letter from Har ald C 1 lungerford an Kl Dorado boy who joined the army here last. Feb ruary after repatel efforts to get into service and was sent to Fort Logan. Colorado, Hungeford was placed in the artillery and from the middle of the. war zone ho writes back to the office as follows: War Zone. July 1, "Dear Sirs:--- "I dare say ihat you would not remember my face as you see so many recruits, but 1 still remember you, I tun enjoyl.-.g army life now t the utmost but the first two or three weedts were very trying on me, I am getting used to the discipline now, "After I enlisted at your cily as early as I could, on Feb, PI. I was sent to San Francisco where we re mained throe and one half mohths, Of the , six volunteers who left Chickasha that day three of us are still together, "I om not sony 7 enlisted, In fact I am glad to be among the volun teers, I am with tho National Guard and National Army men, We have been on tho voyaga. about ten days now and corinot he far from land, " I will write again when wo get in the middle of the Roche, "Yours very truly. Harold C, Hungorford," INTRODUCE NEW DRAFT MEASURE i'.y United Press. Washington, Aug. 5. - -The new man power bill, extending the draft ages to I -t and I.", years, was introduced in the house and senate today. The bill as referred to the com mittee on military affairs. It is un likely that the measure can receive any consideration before the house reconvenes on August 19, Chairman Dent said. any conl23-155 12s ir,U2:l t.".c!123 taCG-l The bill has the backing of the war department. SATURDAY NVUEATLESS OCHES TO RESIST. ON VESLE LINE Allies Moving Inward from North Flanks but Enemy is Putting up Hard Fight along . j River. VAILLY IMMEDIATE ALLIED OBJECTIVE Teutons Fail Back on Eleven Mile Front in Picardy En emy Losses in Last Drive Over 300,000. - Ily United Press. It was indicated in official anil staff correspondence dispatches to day that the Germans may mako stronger resistance along the Vesla than was expected. Although tho allies have established bridgeheads at Fisines, liuoelios and Jonchery and are moving inward from tho flanks of that line, the French war office reported that elsewhere strong; resistance is being encountered along the river. At tho same tima tho Roches artillery opened the most vi olent bombardment undertaken dur ing the last two days. '1 he most important geographical objective now immediately before tho allies is the town of Vu'lly on tho north hank ofth e Aisne. This town is the center of a highway system and is also cm the railway which follows the Aisne from Soissons to Neuf Cha teau. The German retirement north of Montdidier on the Picardy front, re ported by Pal-is last night, was made on a front of eleven miles between Cautcl and Mesnl St. George. It reached a maximum 'depth .of two milesand it inchi les most of tho American sector. 300,00013 350,000 Lost. P,y United l'ress. London, Aug. 5. The German loss es since July 13 whenthe crown prince began his last drive are unofficially estimated fit from- 300,000 to S.'.O.OOO, of which 40,000 are prisoners. The allied losses were eortainly much less. British Raid Succeeds. Py United Press. Hy Ih.iied Press. London, Aug. 5. A successful raid near Aarras and German artillery ac tivity in Flanders were reported by Field Marsha! Haig today. 8 Olclahomans on List. Py United Press. Washington, A.u,r. 5. The follow list: 12::-i:i .pwtrehe 12345)$' 12345ti in gOl.IahomaiiH were included in to day's casualty list: V. L. Bailey, Vinita; P.O. Carlisle, Weleetka; J. M. Iiuffin, Pruiio. 'M. Reading, Wood Springs; W. II. Roberts, Province; G. R. Anderson, Ardmore. Establish Two Bridgehead3. Dy United Press. Paris, Aug. 5. Allied troops have established two strong bridgeheads on the north bank of the Vesle' at Pa.iches. German losses in the recent fight ing have been extremely heavy. A mlliion shells have been captured by the entente forces. Since July 15 forty-seven Gorman divisions have been engaged in the Marne pocket. Resistance Expected. Py United Press. With the Americans in France, August 5. Heavy German artillery and machine gun fire in the region of Fismes indicates tha tthe enemy probably plans temporary resistance there. This region is in the hands of Americans, three patrols having crossed the Vesle. After tho capture of Fismes the American forces moved northward in. the Mareail En-Dole region. DIES IN STATE HOSPITAL Word was received here this morn ing that F. W. White of this city had died in the state hospital at Vtnlta and the remains will be shipped hero this afternoon for burial tomorrow. A. O. C W. will have charge of the funeral services which will be con ducted at 19 a. i at tho Rose Hill cemetery.