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TULSA, OKLAHOMA, TUKSDAY, MARCH 4, 1919
PRICE 5 CENTS
BPUJMCANS DEMAND LEAGUE REVISION
ROAD BOND BIIV
Fifty Million Dollar Measure
Is rut Throusrn upper
House, 38 to 2.
NOW GOES TO CONFERENCE
Two Firanches Will Get To
gather on Conciliation
DATE OF ELECTION NOT SET
Amendment Is Eliminated
Route Changes Made
WmI's (aimal Bureau,
Mlirrin lieiel. it
OKLAHOMA CJTV, M-nh J
Senate resolution number 10, the
tianiinlHti alion hard nurfa.ee road
n raaure passed tho tipper house of
the It-glalatura thl afternoon by a
vute of 3( lo two. Tho negative
volet ere cast hy Senator J. Klmar
Tboma.s of Uwltrn, and llohtMl U
Unit of t'onlell. Four senators.
A. Morion, T. F. Hendry. Torn
Tutfftian unJ John H. Vaughn
were abent. ,
Tlit only changes made n th Mil
before final passage were one of a
route and another which eliminates
the date of tho election. The latter,
under Ihe provisions of an amend
ment hy Senator llohert K I'avld
011 of Tielsa who- with Senatnr '
W Board, piloted tho hill throtiitli
the senate. now left to the gov
i nor anda motion hy Senator In
vidaon designed to meet any legal
obstacles whlrh might he thrown In
ih way of the measure, provide for
'he submission of the amendment
a. a special election.
Thomas Again lose.
After the roll call had been taken
on the bill, Senator Thomaa' mlin has
vigorously fought the liO. 000.000
bond feature of tho resolution,
moved to reaubnilt the measure to
the committee with Instruction to
eliminate section two which pro
vide for the calling of the election
with Instructions to prepare a meas
ure for submission to the. people In
the general election of 1S20 and or
derlng that detail of route, mute
rial and so forth be embodied In tho
Jill. Thla' motion lost by a vote of
1 1 to two.
The amendment eliminating the
dte of the apodal election won of-
,"',' nenaior I'aviiiHon who said
'Pit imitation hud hern threatened
nd that fixing a date would endan
fer Its final passage, governor Itob
ertson this morning alao called at
daiin ' "1B dan,tl'r of ctt,"f "io
One I tou to .light.
Although at the opening of the
W"00" ""'Inn. thT0 were poa
J htlitiea of many fights on routes hs
lues Saturday through motions to
rj-rontlder. only one developed and
inat came up when Senator Hoard
n.oved a reconsideration of the vote
y whlrh a route offered by Hena
lorKn.e and accepted Saturday pro.
vtded for a line of road from Tuttle
to Mlnrom. Lookeba. Colony. Cordell
'? "I,nin 11 "f 'h
line of Waahlta county. Hona-
ih ?'1d M'd ,nl roul anded
rirt, . T"M 10 lh, i'0'"'nlttee'a
I?.. nd h" ""k"1 '"' Mm
hs llTn ,u",ln" tn Its fight to
"Id 'he road as originally Manned.
?,. i""lr 11 ,on d'-'onse of his
route hut the senate finally reversed
I,V"?n.,of ""'unlay and Ihe Tut-t-
ordeii route was eliminated.
iJ y 0,hr amendment offered
rZLV " ,,y K"ia'or Davidson, who
Proposed to let road contracts to
ef b"t 't'M'ra" instead
SI, ? the lt reaponaible bld
m.7urV prov!d,d ,n ,h0 original
Votea to Adjourn Natnnla. "
in it? w,lh ,h" no,1"t bl" lolro1
m.,I . nil tli aenate hill
, "''"" ' '"a houKe, a confer- :
"'" next thine In order.!
emong ,onie tnemhera of the house.
n7L ,V h"r'1 Ulk '"''"V ,f holrt-!
wh.VIJ ""-aeure In retaliation for i
evlVfc r n,"nr"T considered "the
In V. , of the senate;
receding the houne bill and p,. !
clTnn i 1 ln '"P'n "h 'he i
afiirn ,h l0"'r n"u"" whtr1' 'hlai
anernoon unanimously fixed Hatur-
lourn T0"" ,n' ,Ux" for ad- I
i m l"- Thl" resolution
"em on "nrt'rstood no agree -1
& -venr.vnr.n;ne;nt wm bB ,ak'n
tlIht ,hl" afternoon accepte,
inH . compensation hill
p?oh.p;r,:"' " f,n:,,,v- Th m!
fo h,- J . "ornor Itohertaut,
ror hi" signature tomorrow !
TWO AVIATORS ARE KILLED
'N PALL AT LAWTON FIELD
of f-na.a r','n, """"""Kl. both
" - dT, Vr", k"""1 Xay h'r.
mi Th. h T,hu'h 'h"''' w'ro "v'nx
, rd h on'', "cognition. Ihe .
srond " Mnrf " rescued
nmnesf1',":- h!rh ,'' of hr
wis m i... 1? . flaM.
::-ut;. I '.'r '""-"' Wlrg. The
uumc i.i at lAt Angelcg.
Ten rears Ago
They Say 'et'a Go!'
Ilf UV'KvrMirat. '
( lialnnau of the AJexljri li: (mil
Tho heiilth and progress 'of oiir
city ilependa upon Tulaa having an
adequate auiply of P"re, fresh wulcr
I him absolutely In favor of itdcipl
Ing tho siiggestlotiH contained In the
report of Mr. I'rcaeey. lie has foun,
what wo Kent him to look for. The
amount upent hy the home-oiii'ie
and huslncxH liueresla of the .' 1 1 y
for radiator and plumbing rvpalrh,
to say nothing of the cost of bottled
water, runa up cloae to a lull lion dol
lora a year, which la so per cent on
tho propoavd Investment for the
Hpavluaw plant. If we ever expect
lo got factories we must provide
them with Hoft water. our water
now has to be treated before It can
he uaed 'and then It cits the flura
out of hollers.
Thla Improvement will enhance
the value of every piece of property
In Tulsa, and this would more than
offset the cost. It I not the people
alono who are here today that are
i,, pay the ent ike. cost. Tho" that
come ufler ua and who will enjoy the
benefit of gopd water will sLand their
share of tho expense and la glad lo
do kj. Thla la the biggest movement
thl town has ever undertaken.
By J. M. HKKHY.
Virr-rroNldrnt Central National
Mr. I'reasey'a report seems to have
coverod the ground thoroughly ami
If tho siiggentlona are adopted and
bonds voted Tutaa will have an un
limited simply of the best water In
the world. I don't think the people
ought 'to hesitate a milium to put the
machinery In motion to carry the en.
terprtse through. The greatest need
that Tulxa has ia waler. There shoiil,
he no delay for It nieana everything
to the future growth of the city. Our
cltiaens cannot afford any more ex
perimenting for 12 year without
getting anywhere. Further experi
menting would be dltaatrous.
ny i. II. MHTMiOl ilf. .
rrtarident Mrat National Bank.
A long time ago I became con
vinced that the only way to Ret a
good water supply In sufficient quan.
:lty for this city wse to ro to Spavl.
naw creek or Urand river. To In
duce factories to come to Tulaa we
must be prepared to give them K""d
water. Then they will come of tbeli
own accord. If our citizens! would
conalder the enormoua loases to boll,
era and plumbing, resulting from the
chemical action upon 'ho metal of
the water we are now using-, they
would awake to the eltuatlon anil sea
the necessity of gelling an adequate
upply of good walcr.
(il ltMANS ni-ISFW I II.IIT
AGAINST FOIJSII AllMY.
roSBN, Sunday. March 2 The
flermans, after three days of com
parative quiet, resumed attacks all
along the line upon the I'olea today,
according to reports from the
WAR CONTKA(T BII.K
WASHINGTON, March S. The
bill validating and authorising ad
justment of more than two and a
half billion dollars of war eontracta,
and the $311,000,000 rivers and har
bors approprlMlon bill were signed
today by President Wilson.
TI'I.HA. March Mlm. TS;
minimum. Kfl; south winds and rlesr.
(IKLAIIOMA: TuMiUy untetlled,
mufti eolilir, rold with. Ireeiinf toi
lisrslure ttrnnf norlherlf WIB1I4;
Wednesday probably fair. cold.
I.tlt'lh'l AN A : Tuwdar increMlnf
eloudisMS. rold or in nonliil pertien;
WrdnndST unisttlrd nelder
ARKANSAS': .Tuesday rlosdr. "b'
ahljr rain, much coldsr. rold wars in
northwest portion. whr ti-mparalnrs
III bo baWiw frti at niMj
Weitnssdar probably lair. enetiouad
rld , .
K.AbT Tf X A S :' Turda rlendr,
probably rain In nnrth p.rtKn. neirtr
In ibri slrrior, murS roldr in nnh
fll portion- Wednsndar rcnorall
fair, eicppi rain in isnllioasl portion,
ooldor In rssi and aotith twirtioni
W F.ST TKXAS: Turidr probahlr
fair, mnrh colder, frr-nng in norln
poriions; Wfdnsnlsj talr. colder in
K ANSA NT: I osetlM and irurb "eld
er Tursday and Toosdav mrbi sriih a
reld wati and fr-h northrr'r winda,
Wednaaday fair and ronlinurd rold.
THB OEMTLB OI-ORY.
Tbara Is in genlle a)l and roedo'l
lora a'ory than in lorlone't yllow
Thai lifo srhirk Is In drrls of kind
Chmhln.s th splendor ef ta mifbty
Who dar with nirhl what tight weald
scorn to do
And airie for Joys which they alea
An honest man ia nchlcr than a bold.
Worth ia In bow and no what aico
lit that wnnld win nicti'a lo and car
Vnat apnrn the ao'd.d baltlefie'ds
Meat find his joya in smoothmf othera
And spend his snbaianre for an
b'o stealer flory her cas oinrlal find
Than to be mourned ai so waost
deeds were kind.
I Wire Briefs
T. C. Hughes, Then City Kn -
gneer, Reported Favor-
., ably on Sanie Project. ;'
COST-THEN "WAS $2,700,000
Tulsa Lacked Energy to Push!
Ahead Prominent Men '
Say "Let's Go."
That Tuha might ha hci, saved !
a large ..urn f money hy the ndop- I
tlon of ripuvlnaw creek as a source I
of water supply when the feiuilhlllo ',
of this protect was Investigated 1(1 ,
years ago, is reveiUed hy reference
to the report of T. C Hughes, who
waa city engineer of Tulsa at that
time. Mr. Ilaighes yesterday guve
The World tho following summary
of his report:
"Sometime In 1909 W. M. L'hiist.iin,
then water cmiimlHHiotier. and my
self hi city engineer, were author
ized hy the city commission to make
an investigation and report the
feasibility and cost of securing a
supply of 10.000.000 gallon it
water per day through a pipe line
from tho Crand river directly cast of
Tulsa and also from Hpuvinaw creek,
farther north. - It Is approximately
.IH miles to the nearest point on
(irand rlvrr and fiH miles to th
Spavw.iw. r. reported either or
both sources ns practical from nn
engineering point of x lew and satis
factory us to a water supplv.
l ost Una l'J.70H;IHo.
"Our estimate of the cost to the
nearest point on brand river, with
pumping stations and nacessary
clarification basins, at the prices for
inaterlul and labor then existing at
which time cast Iron pipe wias quoted
at t'-'t a ton, amounted to approxi
mately ll.Sj0.000. The estimated
cost on the proposed Kpanlvaw pro
ject waa 12.700,00(1. We gave no
preference as to location
"Mr. fhastaln In an additional re
port covered tho economic, side of
the question undertook to show that
the city at that time, with the Income
to h derived; from the water depart
ment, would not be able to pay Ihe
Interest on the bonds, take care of
ih, ainklns fund and meet' the
operating expenses, and also showed
the additional taxation' lo e cameo
by the property valuations then ex
isting lo make up the deficit.
'.There was considerable dtacus
r,f ih matter at the time hut
owing o Ihe figures submitted by
Mr. Chaatnln and the general apsui)
ih tuiMin and the nresa. the rltv
cnnimlHslon took no action anil the
projects were allowed lo nie. .
PREMIUM AND PRICE
SUBJECTED TO TAX ,.
. . i...w.,i i.v n.omii.
Measure: s ,
to Havo (inaia rnymenl on
na.il of Itolh Hereaftrr.
. .i.i aancMi
STATE WOULD GAIN MUCH
Auditor Carter listlmnte That
OkUtMima WUI llei-lve Half I
Million Mon I nder I'lun.
Irn.l..,-.r. f.f nil Will tlaV
rrnu nroduuflnii' tax on the has! of I
... , - ... ilin t
posted price and premium t nder the j
provisions 01 a s. 1 ..o V( r ,00 I.v
11 1 II IIIUimui.ru a n 1 n
8tn. J. Kln.tr Thomatt or lwion
- - . . wf,,A,m I
Section two of Mie resolution reads
as follows: "Kvfcry person, rirm. ;
association or corporation purchas-
ing peiro eum or 11 ' 'l , democrats kaserted that without re-
mineral oil produced In M l h a e I opposition, the measure,
I .hall, in their report to th- .i ,,0 pa.d before congress ad
auditor a provided by law JfMiri,a. while the republicans d-
an Itemixed -.'""; '.'"V , " hased klarnl that the legislation should
purchased . from ,w horn P """" , ,e passed so haatlly. Involving
, and the total price I''1' . '"''r' ,Uch enormous sums of money and
j such to a to include I. add tmn " ,, tlmt an ,r. UMmlon h
the posted price, any o her "T"''"' L.,,, at Tb,y u.rM
or thing of value paid to such pro- L,, W((i()n (hp
1 i'V"! . . . 1- n.. eo.r.t..n..n that ' ''ratio administration must be
It I set out in the res lu'lon l , f
he state "has lost and ' 1 ! vUa,y necessary measures which
( hundreds of thousands of dollars y accomplished In an extra
1 of tuxes legally HTrd JitHlly due It. ."",,,
! The resolution list a schedule of session.
; ttwirirn: burlesoFwire rate
! posted price, It JO per barrel, pre LU la-LUVI 1 Illllt. imiL
ZTtill SUSTAINED BY COURT
;$1,7; Cushlng. ? 25 per barrel,; w
premium. 40 cents: Tonea I'llv, 1 ?
auditor, the state will gain l.',l(i oon 1
under the operation of a law which
Mnnls All lo See Ieeatstlon.
1 T'AIIIS. .March 3 Itene Vlvtanl.
I former French premier, addressing a
I meeting of the French relief soiio'y
! here last night, said that everybody
should aee the devastated regions of
(-northern France. He added "Iaris
is too near the frontier. It I Impos.
slhle to move Fart from, the frontier I
Therefore, it I necessary that the,
frontier he removed from the front-1
Thirtieth IUGslon Hclorjilng.
NKWFDItT NKWS. M . Mrch 1
I The first unit, of ;he .loth dlvlalon ,
composed of iroors from North and ;
South Carolina ami Tenneseee ar-i
I rived here today aboard the battle- t,e raB(. on Its merits In the supreme
I ship Michigan from ftrest. The unit j court, bin Attorney General Free
1 was Ihe 10&th trench mortar battery ling declared he is ready to go to
Iracruiied 1 uid about Kndxvlllc i trial at unco...
BILLS WILL LOSE
Many Measures Not to Bo
At ted Upon as Threat
' Is Carried Out.
SESSIONS TO BE CONTINUOUS
All Night Deliberations Will
He Followed by Business
to Last Hour.
IAASTF LAND MFAtlRF FAILS
"Wi 1 C LMI1U WCHiUHC rll-i
Lane 8 Bill AniOllg ThOSC tO
Co by Wayhide Appro
priations Finally Pass.
WASIIINtJTU.V. March 3 -The
administration wheat guarantee hill
whs completed tonight with adop
tion of the conference report hy the
house and now Ih ready for l'resi
dent Wilson's Hlgnalure.
WASHINGTON. March 3 lie
neweil controversy over the league
of nations and the long threatened
republican filibuster on legislation
came tonight as the clocks were tick
ing off the hours ending the life of
the alxty-flfth congress, which ad
journs today ut noon. l'nprecednt
l crowds watched the proceedings
!n both senate and house whlrh
were expected to remain In cp
ilnuous session until sine die ad
lournnient at noon totnotrn.
In the senate the minority filibus
ter was In headway on the general
deficiency bill carrying an appro
priation of 17(0.000,000 for the rail
road administration while the house
marked time considering minor on al
ters and hnldlnc for the last the con
ference report on the bllllon-dollar
wheat guarantee bill.
Republican eenatora said their ob
structive tactic were directed not
at the railroad fund which they pre
dicted finally would be voted, hut
as a means of holding off other
legislation. While believing that the
defioiency measure would be enact
ed democratic leadera said they
feared the hill waa In great Jeopardy.
A movement by republican sen
ators for a resolution formally dis
approving tho' league of nations
cnnatitutlon as now drafted and de
claring for an early peace treaty
added to the tenalnn.
With the railroad appropriation
and the wheat measure as the two
mnlor bills remaining, the formal
death blow was given today to many
other important bills,
Formal efforU were mad late
day to secure agreements for
vote on the army, navy and agrl-
cultural appropriation bills, but pr
puhllcana obJeet.nl and failure
(h(i)(o tf rrnrn,rt. certain. The
' lain ono.OOO sundry civil bill waa
1 another meaaure marked for failure
leaders declaring It would not even
he taken up by the committee.
nift shut nut In the senate In-
elude those providing for enforce.
nient of tho wartime prohibition law
mid Secretary Unc i measure to re
claim waste land fof settlement by
discharged soldiers. Three more
j regular appropriation bills, how
itxvl t--'rv,'r- 'ne Inrflan,. diplomatic and
MaCSaV ! - n,iilt,v non.l.mv m n .1 1 ree wore
II1.WII. r nisi irsmitpti eht.iii'1
un o) ,ne m,ur Bp
Final legislative action
Proprlatlng funds for hospital con
lurinn inn niKiu rnir rr rung
,t..rats of the aenate
disputed responsibility for prospec
tive failure of the many hills. The
of lowrrr Court I plnddlng tor
OKI-AHOMA cm. March .1. -
The state supreme court late today
granted an order to the Southwest- 1
ern Hell Telephone company auper-
sedlng the recent order of the .ills- J
tnct court here requiring the rnm-i
patty I' Ul HIM! rtr.i imr. nr-i t'f
'"J r?J V "m pany to furnish
J ,0l from which sub-
ip.r ',, lmbllrt,d if the
PO,.prillrn rate are eventually put
the state corporation cummisemn.
Into effect The decision uphold for
the present, the rales put Into ef
fect by Foetmaster General Iturleson.
Sam HarrK attorney ror tne trie.
company. ald berore tne
rr.isrt that several day would be
reuulred before h I" reaoy 10 argue
Leader of Royalist
Revolt in Portugal
Kills Self in Spain
I.ISIKIV, March 3. The suicide
of Henrique do lala CuiMi'lro
loader of tlio ment monarchist !
remit In Portugal, la reported by
tnoelcrs a r riling Ihto from Tuy.
Senior ( nuii-lro Mas al the head
of thrii. uiiMiiivaeful uiiinarclitNl
rcolt In I'nriiiitul durVut the, last
club l )cnn. In the autumn "f
111. ( oiMi'lni nvalnl northern
1'ortugni from Salii, but his effort
was In vuln. In July, ItlJ, ('on
rvlm la-gun aiHHhor miinarclilst
motrmi'iil, hut waa arrcaKxl and
H-ntrmvd to M years' Imprl-ani-nielli.
lie wm r-liMtel In ll"
and nothing m"rn waa heard of
him until January 20, llt. when
ho siarliNl a royallat revolt in
northern I'orliigal. Ithln a fciv
days his fnnsn gained eunirtil of
0hu1i and seii-ral ixher eltlca In
iMMrtheru I'urtugal, lent tho repul
llcan fr-n suiii-dol lo putting
down the moiement hy IVIaniary
15. C'ouceiru dlsapearrI jvhru
ary I and was reported lo have
g-tiiio ui Spain.
down to business
Judge Owen In Ills ( liarge Gives In
quIMiHial Ihaly Hint at Case
(ailing for Invcwtlgellnii.
BAN ON HEARSAY EVIDENCE
IVank .New kirk Is Hel led as rtirr
man Hy Twelve Men Who Ait tu
Probe Vlolatloita In County.
Tulsa county s first grand Jury In
four years convened Monday morn
ing, the opening day of Ihe March
term of tho district court in pursu
ance to an order made by 1'lslrlct
Judge Owen following the filing of a
petition signed by 100 taxpayers of
After being swum In and Instruc
ted by Judge Owen, the members of
the grand Jury repaired to the secret
chamber set atiart for the purpose
and entered upon their duties of In
quiring Into law violations in me
Th. rnllowlna flllzena and taxnav.
iers were chosen as the twelve men
j lo constitute the grand Jury at this
; term, and Frank NewKira waa namei
as foreman: Arthur Anlle. H. II
Marl. Jr , JoeJ,l. Ilerry, J. F. Morrow.
II. il. Cooimr. 'o. K. ,!; 11 ha cImW sm
Charller. Klmer Archer, ClauirtT Sam
ple, .1. K. Sanger, Frank . .Ncwklrk
anil Arthur Newklrk.
-In charging tho grand Jury Judge
nwen canea ineir aurmion 111 mw
fact that If any one of I la number
had knowledge of refractions of the
law II became hi duty to so Inform
hist fellow members and stated thai
since taking his seat on the bench
Monday ho had been Informed that
there had been fraud committed In
sewer district, 107 and 110, and thai
one of the tnembera had information
as to these fraud. II expressly
charged them to Investigate IL
Kspeclal attention of the grand
Jury waa directed hy Judge Owsn In
his charge to the theft of automobiles
In the city and county of Tulsa. He
silted that the stealing of automo
biles has become a great puhllo-eoan-dnl
ami abuse In this community, a
well s a menace to the citizens of
In cautioning the grand Jury not lo
receive hearsay and secondary testi
mony, Judge Owsn said: "When a
'nan comes In and eays that some
man told me that some other man
told him, and some other man told
someone else. It will be your doty t"
call Ih man that told something firt
and trace It hack to Its source and
find out through him If a crime has
Judge Owen advised the grand
Jury In the cnurssj of his Inetrucltona
lhat Ihev might at all reasonable
'lines have th advlre of the court.
i or of the county attorney, or any one
of his duly appointed, iUdIlnrd and
OKLAHOMA CATTLE SHIPPER
WINS CASE IN HIGH COURT
WASHINGTON. March I -Tin j
supreme court today denied the pe- !
tltlon of the Chlrngo, itm k Island At )
1 I'Hfirie riillwH fur a writ rif fertle- I
,arl tn review Ihe proceeding of lh i
, ,K .lhnnia a,,r,m, court In which I
, ( w 8(4y w;u( (,,f,n,llln, ,n ,rr(,r
n,Hy , j,ffersn county stockman.!
p vrrrlrf agamst the rail- 1
, . ,i..iaVe.l caille shli.rnent.
The nillron I company apiieftled to
-kl.ihoma supreme coUr n ,h
r""n? ,b '1r:,l,, T 'T '
vlnlallon of law, hut the verdict was
uplie-lrl 'here. -.he supreme cmirt
sustains IkWIi. Oklahoma courts The 1
decision was by Chief Junlfre White. 1
Tula) Henllit Is Instructor. ' (
Iioctor Cliarle A Furrow Is con
ducting a class In rernoiabV bridge '
work before a large elan of d'ntlsia
in Oklahoma City. He Is ae'lng as
assistant to lr. K ' F. I'.oneh of t In- ;
cago, who Is making an Instruction i
tour of several tie tea. , I
TO BE LIMITED
Armistice Terms Discussed by
the Supreme Council Will
Provide Rigid Rules.
MAY. HOLD RHINE BRIDGES
Purpose Is Reported to Muin
tnln Control Until Pay
ments Are Made.
MAY FOAM A NEW REPUBLIC
i Ul't Bank of River May Be
j Held Japan Asks for
Mr lli AtmnaUJ I'imi
I'Altlri. March 3 - The council of
tie great powers conildered today
the military, naval and aerial terms
fur Ihe disarmament of the enemy,
hut did not reah a conclusion,
which was deferred until Thursday.
The main new point n that
enemy airplane restrictions will be
The powers with special Interests,
a an official communication, met
this afternoon at 3:i0 o'clock at the
Wual d Orsay to decide upon their
representation on the economic and
Tn Ask Amendment.
Marqula HalonJ. hea,d of the Jap
anese peaoe delegation, who has Just,
arrived In farts. Joins with the
other members of the delegation In
approving the plan for the league of
nations. In discussing the Japa
nese position today the marquis said
thai their approval of the prelimi
nary text should Indicate sufficient-1
ly Japan's adherent to the plan.
He added that while Japan has
reserved certain rights. I'ke trance
and Italy, to offer amendments later
the amendments will be confined to
a renewed attempt to secure a deo
iamaton against racial discrimina
tion and perhaps a closer definition
of the strength ef the army which
Japan ran maintain. Advloes from
Japan, he said, were that the native
COMTISCBI) ON PAOR FIVK
You Bet, Let's Go
There Is an old saying, "If the shoo fits yon wear It," aiwi anent 118 water
queaUon that eaprrasslon la mos appropos. It la by so nrnj new que.
Uon In Tulaa. It Is as old as the i lly Itaclf. In fact It la actually as old as
Uie, hills. The World liad nothing whatever to do with the selerikm of
Mr. rrrwary as an engineer, frankly It has never heard of him or any of
the other w militates for tlxi appointnwnt hy Umi city ixsnunlashnt. 1 he
World waa not even laken Into I tie ecuif Idcnoe of ttie iummlllni reran that
Allied Civic idubswhen Usey drHermlni'vl Ut ailempt a aolutloM of tlie wsler
After the) seleettnn of Mr. Prrawey Tlsfl AVirld made) aonva Inquirlc con
orrwlng hta eanerlene and rrpntavtlon and It la frank to sulmlk that every
thing It has Iseard about hint haul been moat fayirrsble. II la report to Use
city rommlasonn la the) beast evidence, of Ihe faw-t that he la not onrruptiblas.
Thrrei Is not Umi aliadrrw of a doubt In tho tnlnds of ttxsan beat infoemnd
Hum Mr. Prraney rnuhl hare made) a deal and brought In a re-port contrary
lo live oon Ian did bring In and In all probability have reeelvod a hkiKtaome
foe In addition lo Hie fee paid htin by the) dly , and no one would ever bar
known 1 ho dlfferrmr.
The fa -Hsak rje has made) a report npntf Ills findings and tils' own bear
Judgment that has brought forth a veiled atlas k ttMn him, when ho could
had ansaauth sailing hy adopting another course, la proof nnaullva of tho
relsahu onii tmatworthinesui of hut Invest Igatlmis. Tlie i-My has or will
pay 111 le aunt of I II. OO for hla acrvi- suid then an far aa his present
rrnploymeSt la corii-emcd It will be at an end. If he I rngadred by tho i lly
for further work It will be nn a new eonlra't contingent abeolulely upon
what Miurse the dly finally detasrnilnea to tjahe. So much for that. Tho
World has ahaxdule coiifldcnei In tlie finding and recommendations of Mr.
I'rosw). We believe lie) can ho I rualed and that he Is ci'iiijietent and thau
he liua not bcrn Influenivd by any ullerUir imhlvea wlia lever from any
Now who Is It that right at Ihe 011 lest Is frying to illwrrsllt Mr. I'masey
and the Allied Civic committee, ami for w ha ( purtsaw? I It for Hie pur
pose of an iHHimt Inviwtlgaukin and dlm-usMion or Is It for I lie eapresaa and
sole purpose of pulling over a prlvale deal In (lie Interrxt of and for llao
benefit of II promoters? Ilinvcent ciitlcuim In alwav to 00 welconwil, but
dislHimwt rrillHsin I tho rniwt hnneful
nuaexiuersdiw under the guise of sincerity Ui the hurt umi Injury of truth.
Now thl Is Hie iidd, hisnl fact: Tulaa bus not got graal water nor any
thing appronrlilng rimmI water and Ihe only rs-naon under lHvrn lhat tlae
suggewtlon that we go to lire Grand river or to Spavlnaw has not been
acted npon loiag ago waa whetlser or not wo could afford live iiiKlcrtaklng.
live World says that we can. It will go even furtlMT and Key tluil we
cannot afford not to do o any longer. The -lty has grown In spile of tho
deplorable liaisdlcnp of no walcr, but Hie condition under which we have
grown In llio past will not prevail always. In fnx-t we believe Hits city
lui already n-ached Ihe Mage In It deveioirtinn wlH-irHse mnt fam ltx
reiilreiiM-iit of providing (rial waler or suffer the eonNiincci of falling
to provide II.
The quest Ion of cost Is no longer a logltul or relative connldrrallon. This
city can lie Imnieaaurahly and Irrevocably ext lau-k by liiarlloil at thla
lime. Hil fact cannot be brought home Iimi form-fully to the de who
are Intereeted In Its wsdfare nnd growth. No man has a right to aland up
In the lain of present conditions ami undertake to muddy tho water for
his own benefit and pnrfll. Kim If Use Shell rnk aclienvc wsa .unset leal
and feaslblf live cour for thla city to pursue would he to go anil,dialcmn
under lite right of eminent domain nil Use In ml It would require to make
use of nnd put live plant In Huclf. Any other auggi-sljon I the vervwl klnat
of piffle. No one with an oiinie irf hralna or an atom of Imncaly ant,
slma-iity will iindciiuke lo argtie contrnr).
Muit Is the iiw of dlsi-usMlng and arguing If the city I not going lo
anything? None wluiievcr. If II does doclilo lo go ahead as II should,
ttven as a mauler of fact II Is o'ti for dtwt-Hwdoii for everybody on 111
merit. Tlie fact are that some M0ilc do not want II dlscuocd, for their
own personal benefit and profit. 1-t's go. J
Captain Ant or Takes
It elated Honeymoon
Captain and Mri John Jaoob Aslor.
NKW YORK. March C.nt.lri
John Jacob A at or, youngest son of
naron -aator, has arrived here with
hie wife, I,iy violet. They were)
married In August, itll, but only
now atari their honeymoon, due to
Captain Aslor Service In the war,
and the fact that he la recovering
from a wound which resulted In the
loss of part of his left le.
of all. Il deal hi half fns-t anal
I fit' 1- , '"'M S
j r si
Thirty -seven Senators
Oppose Draft; Sign
FORMAL VOTE FAILS
Democrat Block Effort to
Secure Expression on
Floor of Body.
SERVE NOTICE ON ENVOYS
Purpose) a Achieved to Lt
Nations Know; Want
WABHINOTO.V. March I.
Names of 37 republican members
of the new aenate. a number suf
ficient to block ratification of a
treaty, were read In the aenate to.
night by Senator Lodge of Maaaa
chuseite. who euld they had afk
proved a resolution setting forth .
thst "the constitution of the
league of natlona In the form now
proposed to the peaoe conference
muuiu noi ne scoeptsQ oy the
United Utatee " "
The list waa Inserted la tha
nuuru vy ins repuuncan leader
after Democratic Leader Martin
and Senator Hwnnson of Vlrfinla
had raised simultaneous objection
to consideration of the resolution
which he had Introduced after .
long conferences with minority
members and communication by
telegraph and telephone with re
publican senators and eenafors
eleet who were not In Waahlngton.
While opposing the constitution
as now drafted the resolution set
forth that It waa the d-alre of the
senate that the natlona of the
world should, unite to prernete
peace and general disarmament.
It also said It waa the eenee ef
the senate that "the negotiations
011 the pari of rbe United Slatee
should Immediately be directed to -the
utmost expedition ef the
urgent buelnee ef negotkttlnf
peace terms with Germany" aad -that
(hen the teaaajn arofceeal ,
aheuld be taken ua for paeafu, aad
tHmocretio leadera' eoneHered
some action In tbe nature ot a re
ply to ihe republicans' move.
Chairman Illtchoook of lh for
ln relatiifna committee, it waa
fated, waa conslderlns: adldretslna
the sensro on the subject. - He
pointed out privately, (hat (he
resolution reoited that the preeent
league charter "should" not be
accepted by the United Statee.
Senator Hltohcock said thai while
the republican effort waa te pre'
sent a "flat" declaration of oppo
sition to the present league oen
atltutlon, the term uaed did not
neceesarlhy Imply that they would
vote agalnet the preeent draft.
Pointing 1 thst th constitution
nppoaed merely Is a committee re-
port, Senator Rwanson said "the
resolution and the republican In
doming it do not say that (her
would defeat a final peace treaty
containing tne preeeni league con,o
WASHINGTON, March I. Sen
ator Lodge of Massachusetts, the r
fiuhllcan leader, Introduced a reeo
utlon lete tonight propoalng that
the eenate go on record aa opposing
the approval of Ihe constitution of
the league of natlona aa now drawn
and favoring the Immediate con
clusion of peeee with Germany wlb
out, waiting the working out of the
Senator Lodge requested unani
mous consent for Immediate consid
eration of the resolution, but Sen
ator Martin, democratic leader, and
CONTHU'lSn 0 PADS rOt'llTBKK. .
DELAYED WAR RELICS
WILL ARRIVE TODAY
First Night Crowd Gels lietare
Check on Account Incomplete
KaMbJt-r-Mpsxiacle rteealiur. .
Some of the battle relies which
were to have been a part of the war
exhibition at Third and F.lgln etreete
failed to arrive In time for the per
formance last night, owing to their
being In a car whlrh waa side
tracked at Springfield, Mo but the
management of the show and of
ficial of th Frisco railroad promise
that they will arrive this ni'irning
and the exhibit will be complete
Several boxea containing the relic
wer plainly marked and wer ac
companied by Lieutenant Wllkerson
from Columbus to St. lul. where
he saw them placed on train No. 7.
duo In Tulsa st noon. For aome un
known reason the car which con
talne.i the relic was switched off
at Springfield an, the troln ar
rived m Tulea without them.
Trainmaster Frank C. Gnw used
Ihe telegraph wires vigorously yea
lerday afernoon until th shipment
was located and he told The World
reporter last nlsht that they weulJ
be nere early this morning.
The battle of Slesperev was re
produced and the 14th artillery band
entertained, but Mr. Dowd the man
ager did not feel satlifled because
he fallen to give the public all lhat
waa adertled. so he Issued tickei
to all present which are good a
either p.-rformane today to return
and see the rellca fresh from the bat
tlefield of franc.
rh. 7lt JAMES 8TUT)iO rh.1441