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TULSA, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 15), 11)20.
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DAMON IS VICTOR
IN TWO DISTRICTS
First and Uhird Elect
Delegates Pledged to
ROGERS IS DELEGATE
Tulsans Elected at Clare
morc to Go to Chicago;'
Vf Punfnuf. ATnrln
DEMOCRATS ARE ASSAILED
McAlcsler Meeting Joins With
First in Adopting Strong
l lr.l Dl.lrlil.
Ttiir c " llnKers, Tulsa.
0 1. alien, VlTiltK,
Allcnatr- fleorco II. flchwaha. No
wtta, A A Dcmileon, Claremore.
V A M-Uowen. Hrmlnnle.
!; y. K-nnlnr. .M.JII1.
Alltrrat-M iinrlfl It. Ilurhart. Mc
Alrtter. earn llulltr. Atoka.
lirt lii'irh'i .Mr. Vera Hthcl Tom
Third Dlntrlct Jake Slma, Durant.
By STAi 'P COltttESI'ONDBNT.
Oj.AltUMOllH, Keb. 18. Tlio
r: iswti vi 'inrv in n jnKO lintmiu nr
Arnmorp hns achieved In his flirht
10 mcooio remililietin nntlonal torn.
mltttrinan from Uklahoimi. oo-
funoi hero tins nrtiiinoon when his
tlPUt'iiatiN not only domlnatcl but
directed ov rv nliaAO of lha cmivrii.
Ion of tlio l-'iist cunnrcaiiloticl d!s
trlct, con prlRlnjr Oclawuro, CraU,
Mayes, Nowata, Osago, Ottawa, raw-
ni-e. i.ocrs. tu -sa ana Washington
At no tlni9 durlnrr tlierronvontlon
Q.il mo antI-.lla.inon fnrrpR hnvn n
thost of 21 chanco to start anythlnir
lor the ciiiicuh work of tlio Hamon
men. unacr the ofrlclmir huu pmhin
of Atlon.ry Frank K. Uutlcan of
TuIm. Ii -d HUnut au-nv pvkw hoih.
I'aacs of nn ubtaclo to vlc.ory.
'!e."lld''ipidorslilir Mr. Hamon for
"j'lona.1 t minltteeman, Unf 'conven
tion did hese tl.lnKs;
raft. W T. nroolm of Brnke.ri Ar
rmr -tUc'x 1 ."by acclamation, both
Kuporarv and permanent Khali-man,
.Mm. vernon wh timt of I'awhuaka
I'eoted by acclamation, both ti:hipo
fy and lcrmanciit secretary.
Mrs Dora Welly of Bartlesvlllo
ilec'ed by acclamation, both tcmpo
nry and perninncnt assistant Becro-
Alonlod stronor reolulJorin rnn.
o"mnlns I'resldent Wilson and his
IralnlMratlon for iiumoroua mls
Jkea during and slnco tho world
Mrs. cr.-l Plhnl Tnnitl nunn nr
"awneo elected by acclamation as
marles V Iloffin nf Tiit.i nnil
it. h. U'ntl II of Vlnlln All.t 1,.,
U'flama'lon ns delegate to Ule Chl
1 Oeorcp II. Hohnabn nf Vnmitn nnil
A Dennlson of Rl.i
ee amatlun na nltornatei', (
llarinonloim, ,s.Mi liiiiicoii.
I V,HA the most liiii-n-inolntm
'oi.venlion that wo haver yot held,"
"glared Attorney Uuhcrui. who nct-
i aa noor leader for tho Hamon
'orcea to wliM, It-adlirs of tlio antj.
imnn forces remarked, "What's
ilia u' When Mr. McOraw wllh
iffw from tho raco our organization
"ii to p'rees and tho Hamonltos
"'"01 'low abo-it malum; It Im
PO'tiMc for im (n w1d tiim tooreth.
r amln f..- i i ' i .
inj convention wai an enthusiastic
O'i hterrstlncr affair. romlndlnB
oi lormer political rathorincs.
iuy apopeiics wero mado In 'which
" m'ure or mo rentilillcan party
aa pjirted In glowing colors,
h" ""wd that flllud the Yalo
i,"r H'Plrtiidod genoruiuly.
i" sa neiegatlou nrrlven liern
rariy -nornlng and at ico got
, wnrK' "y 11 o'clock, when
... n caucus, tno iratnon Hen
',n' H1"' succeeded In nalnlng
"( 226 votes, DO moro than
Quired but they did not stop, and
nti the eonventlon was cnlled to
der at ; :n o'clock by Ixm Connors
' Mill a ehalrman of tho congres
firi.i timmtttrp, tho Hamon ma-
ninec-v 'riCli uraTy 300 v,t0H.
(.';J1""'i7(,, w"f' o'ferod by Hcv.
;rdner of this city nild tho convnn
.! 1 a 'lien officially welcomed to
gs rol"'ty capital by Htato
iw'or 0 1!' Wood.. He ald that
trli J?vr, .l011 " til" biggest gath
er h- 1 thero since- statehood. He
I, ' ""P aaurd when ho said that
moerat l and rennhllpntw ulilrn hmi
toolhor In m.-iko dm onlor.
dtit frit ii res nf llin Ofinl-An linn
tl. Topers of Tulsa was then
e,) ,,.)r , f(ir a Bh(jrt Uo
r,.", .,, . : l' legaA-es with a state-
Ca Ji Krt U1 )f " chief mngls
i'ulion,i l !'u'l1','l not o;ily tho eon
ill" ' Progatlves of tho son
nut eiurih to dominate tho poo
2,V"M H) ON PAOK uvf:.
few York Life
farmer & Duran
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World's News Told
in Condensed Form
M.NCor.V. ,Vb, Feb. jr.- ..Ml.)
YJ", l'iltlin in place name at Oot
la Mot uti filed with tho secretary of state
' r.nwarim 01 Knw Jertcr on thai
WAMIINOTO.V, Feb. IS. Senator IleeJ
Ot AlllMttlM lfl Initi. rA . - l - , J .
IVI 1-i.va.r J,,IU,
Mr. Saner lle.H
,u i.nii,, inn iiin-rii n h i mother.
ho lio4 lait night,
aged 02 :
rKOVlDBNCK. Jt I, Feb. II, Three
eucsla hot their llvra in a flra which
7j'tuallr destroyed tho Lorraine hotel hero
16dy. The ten of (he 78 rueata of the
hotel were driven Into the street Tartly
IIOKTON', Feb. Is. Plarera of tho. Hot
Ion Hjmphony onhcatra hafo made a
Joint rcpirt for Increased waxes and bat
,n 'lfp toward Joining the muslclana"
union, rho wajre rfil. IniroMnr an an
nuo! adtancc of I00,000. haa been ro-
PArtlH. lb. 19 l'fomlr Milltrand to
day offered rrcaidcnl eipct l)crhaiifl the
realgnation of Ibo uhint,aa It customary
upon tho acpfmon of a npw prrildent. M.
DrjHianrl rfutd to atefpt lha Trtlgnalion
and uikcl the premier to romaln In office
Dt'I.UTII. Minn, Tab. 1H. For a wa'
a K-olf pack haa Inyadr-d nightly tha
wralafn and of llnlulh and not antll lait
nlsht did trapper "and aroraa of naonla
uf tho pack of 12,
ilEUMN', lb. 18 The Oermah cablnat
hat decided to open, hnmrdiala, peaco na
iroliationa with aovlct Uuiila, it aa
learurn from an authoritaliva anurca to
day. Thii dorltlvn waa laid to ba bated
on apprehenilona that tha Itritlah would
Jain trado adrantacea in Ituaila.
WAf'IIIVflTON. Vrh. 18 Tr.1dnl
Wlwm will appoint a anoeetanr to former
Secretary ( ala l.antlnir thla week. It
waa learned tnday Tlia candidal fore-
nwxl In the preildanl'a mind at tha present
lime ii Actlnc tiecretary of Mate Frank
I.. I'olk, it wai atated today upon es
WASHINGTON'. Feb. 1 America.
troopa wero ent Into Kuiala and Siberia
by rreildent Wilton aralnit thn adviea nf
Oen. Tatker 1L Clin, while the aeneral
waa a member of the allied aunremo war
council, (len. 1'eyton C. March, chief of
staff, testified today beforn a home com
mittee invetticatihg medal awarda,
NEW YOItK. Feb. IB. "1'retent hlah
pricea will not lait much longer," de
clared I'retldent S' R. Halle of the .National
Drr (Jooda Ketall aasnciatlon. In oDenlnr
a three daya' ronrentlon of thtt body here
inuay, .Mr, naue uoniea reiauera aa a
eiaaa aro ornfileerlnff and made a atrnne
plea for readjiiitment n.f KOTernment tain.
1'OnSYTlt. Mo.. Feb. 1R. Themaa
Cardnell. SO reara old. and Reuiamln Card-
well. Ida ton, 26 yeara old, both well-to do
farniera, are del and Jlenry Hunt, 3t
years old, ia belu Tiel, In the Taniy counly
jail nere wunoui iwna aa a remit of a
quarrel oyer a damajrJ plow yesterday be
toeen the two Cardwrlla "and Hunt.
KlIAWKKE. Okla.. Fab. 18 Dare
Iowell 'and Charley Hoott, tilh of thla
cny, aro in me city au nere tonisni
enarpea with raping a H-year-old Ctrl Hun
day, It la allege,! hy police officials that
Scott has admlttod bit guilt, but l'owclt it
firm In protesting hit Innocence of the
crime, re well is married and has a fara
HOPfiTOK. Texat, Feb. 18 An adfance
of 2Se a barrel carrying jrulf roatt crude
to 82 waa announced by the Humble Oil
& Iteflnlnf Co, Wednesday. The advance
affects the Onoaa Creek, West Columbia
and Hull fields, It waa Haled. At the
tme of tha announcement other cqmpanies
operating In the pttlf roast field bad not
loliowea the liuinoie company.
OKLAHOMA CITY. Feb. 18. l'ottnone
ment at the hlehrr frelsht. ratea imposed
on ahlppcra In the aouthwest by tho
Memphis touthwetlern rate neeUInn of thn
tnlcrttate commerce commission from the
original dato of its trolntr into effect on
Anrll 1 to October 1, was announced In a
notice recelred yetlerday by tho slate
corporation commiatlon here.
HOUSTON', Tesai, Feb. 18. Tenat It
to have a complete cavalry division, In
eluding auxiliary tronpi, It wax an
nouncel by Oen J. F. Woltera Wednea
dar. The tentative Diana have been P
nrovrd br the chief of military affairs.
the operation division tha general elaff
and only await the formal aancllon of
tha secretary of war.
WASItfXftTO.V Feb. 18 Increase la
thn M Of eoal to Ihe rontumer since
tho war bavo been caused br advanced
operating coita due to advancca In aires,
trllea. Intermittent car tunulv and aug
mented overhead expenses, T, II. Watkioa.
New York, president of the I'enntjlvanlt
Ooal le Coke corporation, today told the
senate coal committee.
WA.'HIXmV)N, Feb, 18. rretldent
Wll.nn u nroeretilnr art ranldlt that ad
ditional caro is being taken that.be does
not over-evert himself. I)r. Qrayaon tilled
ihlt afternoon. Dr. ( ray ton said the nresi
denri recovery now Is "too rapid" and
that there is danger tht ho will over
Ibt bla strength. For this rraton Dr. dray
eon hat ordered that hla work th.il! ba
cmuAiiu, len. in airs, note raiior
Stolna of New JOrk millionaire coin
mnniiit and forrarr lo'lalltt. one of HIT
persona indicted by a special grand Jury.
Ir .lanuarr for advoratine- the over
throw of the government of the United
utHiet. todav annonnrcd the would be
...mllilalA for tonirrria from lha ltlh New
York dillrlct Mrs. Htnket waa brought to
Chicago by a police woman last night,
Profiteering Is Least of Six
, Causes for Prices Figg Says
NT5W TO UK, Teh. 15. I'rofl
teerlng Is tho Inst and least nf six
reasons for tho high cost of living,
given today by Howard, K, l-'lgg,
osHhtant United States " attorney
goneral, nt tho ninth nnnual con
vention of the National Dry Ooods
association. Mr. Klgff asserted,
however, that some, dry goods
dealers wero guilty of profltoerlng
nnd should bo punished without
"Tho first reason for present
conditions," said tho speaker, "Is
thn Increased volumo of money
and credits; second, tho wldo In
crease In wages, duo partly to war
necessities, and government wago
scales; third, lessened world pro
duction; fourth, Increased cost of
distribution; fifth, reckless ox
travnganco and a spirit pf specu
lation, and ixth, profiteering." ,
Mr. Figg predicted that thero
would be no nppreclablo reduction
In prices until labor "considers It
self a part 'of the whnlo of Indus
try and consents to co-opcrnte"
"1 do not mean," he explained,
"that labor innst give up Its fchort
IS NOT ALLOWED
New Rail Bill Offers a
. . . .
UlltUiUllt'U -fYiUUSL it
Drop in Pay.
ALSO GUARD OWNERS
Provisions ' Inncrtcdin Com
promise Measure Arc Effective-
ADVANCE IS 'PERMISSIBLE
Labor Aroused Over Clause
but Later Learn AicreiiKe '
WAH1WNOTJ.V. IVI). 18. rOuar-
a v. , IIC-AI, r V l . V III If VI t in (iUl'II
t'lllruad vtorkors In thn rnilsoil drnfi
of tho railroad reorganization Mil
rcfiortcd today to tho wliato and
Itnllroad cornomtJiins whlnh urn
to reealn control and operation .of
the propiirtlos Mareh 1. am xita-
guitrdcil likewise by tho compromise
mtisure against rlucuom) In rates
and fnrcs at tho heads of tho statu
rommlasloiM prior to September 1,
tho bill provldlns specifically
against any rato or fare reduction
not approved by tho lnterstato com
Tlio redrafted reorganization
me.iiiurc, while not prohibiting ad
vances either In wnires nr in r.u..
In tho opinion of the members of
tho cciiferjiico committee subscrlb
Intj to the majority reporSihus will
tend to stabilize conditions tu tho
railroad Indunrv In so far n thn
conferees deemed advisable.
I-eforo nrecen.tatlon of llin rnn-
ferces" report and tlio redrafted
measure to the house, tho section of
the bill rotative to wages was In
terpreted an otitubllHTiliig tho pay of
railroad employes at the level effec
tive when tho properties aro re
turned. This Interpretation, which
Liter was found to bo erroneous, led
10 nurnen conferences among rail
road labor leaircrs In Washington,
despatching of labor representatives
10 tno cupitoi to ascertain tho exact
provisions nf the measure, ami tu thn
rnlllng of a conference for tonight
oi otticiais or. uio J4 railroad unions
tocetner with Samuel (lomptrs and
Prank .Morrison. Presldenit and sec
retary, respectively, of tho American,
I'rucra'ion or Laoor. Tile lanor lenu-
eis on learnlnrr that an ndvnnco In
wages was not precluded botwuen
March 1 and September 1 under tho
bill tennrally expressed satlsfajtloii
with tho provision ngalnst any ro
iuctlon of pay within tho next six
Tho houiio fixed1 Saturday for con
sideration of Uio conference report,
agreeln? to meet an hour earlier
than customary so a final vote might
do rencnen nerore adjournment.
, Hopresontatlvo rirkley, democrat,
of Kentucky, a minority conferee.
wxs given permission to file a dlsr
agreeing report. He served notice
that an effort would bo mado to
t-end the bill back to conferenco'un
der Instructions to ellmlnnte sOmo
of the provisions. Supporters of tho
report, however, wenr conriuont thai
tho report would bo approved.
Tho outstanding pblntn of, the
measure n iinauy ngreou upon ar.j:
Compulsory mihmlsMlon of labor dis
putes to a permanent federal board
appointed by the president and com
poses ot nino members equally ul
vlded botwoen the omnlovea. em
ployers and tho public. No provision
is m.ido for enforcing tho board's
Adjustment ot rates by tho Inter
state commerce commission as to
yield to carriers.o. return of 5 1-2 per
cont upon the tvrBrogate vnluo of
thelc property with another half of
one per cent ror improvements.
Distribution of half tho net mil-
why oporatlng Incomo In excess of
C per cent of tno property viluo
equally between tho carrier' reH?i'Vu
runu ana tho rcilernl nulroad enn
tlnsrern fund which -will bo admin
Irtered by tho commission for the
assistance of weaker roads.
Pormlsslvo consolidation nf roll
roads In accordance with a gonernl
consolidation plan to go prepared by
the intorstnto commerce commlrslnn.
Appropriation of ITiOO, 000,000 to ho
used as revolving runus rrom whirn
to make lonns to carriers and pay
claims growing out of rodernl con
covmttEn on taok kivk.-
work days and Its high wages, but
I do mean that labor must uend Its
back and work a full 60 minutes In
I-iahor cannot be mado to seo thn
position Into which It Is putting thn
entlro Industry of tho world, Mr.
Klgg said, adding that no apprecia
ble reduction In prices could come
untlUnll Interests labor, tho pub
lic, the manufacturer, producer,
wholesaler ond distributor co
ordinate. Tho excess profits and luxury
taxe aro tremendous factors In
tho high cost of living nnd ono
tax which can bo controlled "nt
a central point" must tako their
placo, Mr. Kigg Nild, explaining
that this mount a olngla tax on tho
"I think the retailor has a very
dr.tlnlto part to piny In making
labor seo tho light," Mr. I-'Igg said,
"You retailers aro dictators to tho
manufacturers and should reflect
tho public's attltudo to tho manu
facturer. Tho puhllo Is entirely sat
urated with high prices, 1 doubt
it It can absorb Ytry much more,"
Lost in France 993
Latest Figures Show
1 Spwlal to Tba World.
AVAHIHNOTON, I'Vb. 15 - A to-
till of 093 Okliihimmnu wore killed
In Imttlo or illril o( woiinOn ro
oolvcd In iieiloii In Franco, llit uur
dliarlinrtit today nimotinced. MM
linofi atlnrtied Id tlio tinny woro
not Incliidvd In tlio 'flirurr. A
total of 87,!!7rt (ikliilioiniins Hirvml
In tlio tinny nud I tin Imttlo dontlm
wcro 114-10 W 1,000. mid Toxiih
IohI ly dojitli In ncli'iM or wiiundH
C'iO inon, ArkiuiH-iH and Kaliv
Tho war d opart merit, n!no nn
linlincod tlio doath of Harry R
I'ukIi uf Aflon, Cikl.i., ii prrvito In
marlilno kuii comimny at Vladi
vostok, Hlliorla, cm Kohriiaiy 10.
Ills noxl uf kin l.i Mis. Ilulh I'arkH
" RACE IN TEXAS
Former Senator Formally
bntors Fight for tle
TAKES RAP AT WILSON
Will. Oppose National Admin
istration in Contest; Henry
OA IN'KS VICTOR. Texas. lb IS.
The 1020 political oanipnlgn In
Toxns wan opened 'tlero today with
formal announccmotit of his .candi
dacy for governor on tho democratic
4fn1.A 1... r ....... I !...
ator Joseph AV. Ifallcy. At tho sojno
time rormer cjngressman ii. 1.
Henry of Waco, In a telegram to
Senator ltnlley, announced his with
drawal from tho gubernatorial raco
In llalley's favor.
Tho Halloy announcement fol
lowed an nddress hero In which tlio
former senator denounced "procres-
slvo" democrats, the national admin
istration, federal prohibition nild the
woman suffrage amendment, and ex
pressed opposition to tho lenguo ot
Mr. Ilnlley Jieartod si. faction of
Texas democrats "-which recently do
clared for reconstruction of tho dem
ocratlon party, national and state.
nlong tho "principles of Thomas def-
jerson. nans or tno regular" uem
ocrats hixvo not been announced.
In announcing hli candidacy for
governor. Senator Ilalley said ho
would confine his campaign to na
tional questions until nfter tho elec
tion ot delegates to tho democratic
national convention. After tho pro
clrict conventions Jo bo held tho first
Saturday In Slay, no Bald ho would
tako up Htato politics,
Expenses of the stato-govcrnment,
Mr. Halloy declared, ean bo reduced
nbout 50 per cent, and "I am certain
mat tnoy can no reduced 3,1 1-3 per
cent" tvitnnut impairing Its effi
ciency. Hilt tho governor himself
alono cannot reduce expenses," ho
said, "Wo might veto appropriation
hut so lomr as tho law atithnr-
ln6 r,X,l7aKn!,C 'l1 oxncm,llur0 1,10
law mllst bo obeyed.
"Tho people of Texas must not fur
get," Mr. Ilalley said, "Hint It Is qulto
ns Important to elect a legislature of
tho right kind ns It Is to elect a gov
ernor ot tho right kind; for my gov
ornor, whatever his ability and hla
patriotism may be, can accomplish
much without! the aid of our legisla
MARSHALL'S NAME ENTERED
Petitions Circulated In Inilinnii
Without CniiM-iit of View I'rcfcldent.
INDLVNAt'OMS, Teh. IS. Peti
tions to have tho name of Vlco Pres
ident Thomns 11. Marshall placed on
the .democratic presidential prefer
ence lrillnt In lndlami wero In clrcu
littlon In moro than a score of In
diana cities todny, Jitmefl II. Fry.
collector of customs, annnuneo l'hero
lodsv. The petitions, he s.Ud, -iro be
ing circulated wlthour'tho knowledge
ami rnrtynt of Mr. Mar-ihall. v. ho
recently slated In a letter to an ln
dliiiilnn that ho would not Hoek the
prosldcntlal noin'.natlon or that of
liny office, hut would nko to bn u
(Jolognto-nt-birgo in tho n,itioial
convention Jrom Indiana.
New Mexico Senate
for Suffrage )en.sre
HANTA ril. 1ST. M.. Feb. I S fly a
vote of 17 to fi tho state senato to
day jrrttlfjed tho federal suffrage
amnmliifeiit. It Is certain tho house
will net fnvorably.
J. I), Alexander Dead.
PALLAS, Texas, Feb. IS. -J. D.
Alexander, nationally known in
Woodmen of the World circles, died
at his home In norland trfday.
You help yourself when you help
Tho man who wants tho prize bo
fore lie wins tho men Is the man who
stumbles and goes down and out be
fore tha finish.
Tho obstinate man is unruly, when
ho cannot rule others; ho agreed to
ovory proposition that gives him the
Tho reason that World classified
ads get surh good results for tlio ml
VcrtlHors Is because they lire nr
rangvd conveniently for uulck refer
ence tiy tho reader-searcher, Look
at tht Wnlit Ad Columns to
day or nil Usaf'o C00O and ask for
tt.tnt Ad Taker,
JURY PROBE HITS
3 HIGH OFFICIALS
Assistant District Attor-'
neys in New York Are
! Failure to Prosecute and Plot
AKiiinst G a s t o n Means
Specified to C"vornor.
THOROUGH PROBE ORDERED
Governor Takes Hand; Swnnn
Says Effort Is Made to
Get Mayor Tloiiioved.
AI.ltAN'Y. N' Y, l'eb. IS.Wlover
nor Smith had before him tonight u
letter from llayinond b Admiral,
foreman of the Now York county ex
traordinary grand Jur', eoiitalnliiU
tipeolflcatlonH alleging misconduct In
offlco on tho pirt of three isnslstant
district attorneys, John Dmillng,
.limits I. Smith and Kdwnrd l. Kit
roe. Pooling Is charged with conspiracy
to bring n)iniit tho Indictment of
Onsloif II. Jteans for murder; neglect
of duty In prnneeiitlng gnmbllng and
Immornl resorts Is charged against
Smith, and neglect of duty ngalnst
Attorney General Oharles n. New
ton will bo designated as spenl.il
counsel to tho itrnnd Jury In thn In
vestigation of tho charges, tho gov
Iteplles to Cmernnr.
Mr. Admiral's letter was In reply
to n recent communication from the
governor In which the executive
stated that If tho extraordinary grand
Jury would furnish him with specifi
cations In connection with cillega
tlons of an "overshadowing crlmo"
ho would deslgnato tho attorney gen
eral as Its special counsel
"Decnuse, ot tho preference nf the
grand Jury not to link together tho
hamo of a person nnd thn clinrgo of
an unlnvistlgated crime," Mr. Adinl
nil wrote, "the grand Jury takes the
great- liberty of enclosing herewith a
memorandum of tlo names of three
momberH ot thi! district attorney'!!
staff particularly referred to In the
grnnd Jury's letter, dated .Innttnry 22,
I20, with n statement or tno crimes
with which such members aro
Tho memorandum state In part
"John T. Doollnvr, charged with
connection with Alexander 1-. Hfdoh-
rnan with a conspiracy to fataely and
maliciously I mile t flnston 11. Menus
for tho crimes of murder and procure
Montis to be complained of and nr
reeited for such crlmo In violation of
tho penal law.
"James li. Smith, chnrged with
various violations of tho penal law
nnd with neglect nf duty In violation
of tho penal laws In "respect to the
Investigation and prosecution of
gambling und disorderly houses,
Mwln J. Kllroe, charged with
neglect and 'omission' of duty In vlo.
anon oi hip penai law, in inning in
present nnd nrosccuto charges of Inr
ceny.mado by Thonins 1), Donaldson,
Insurancii conimlsslnlier of tho stale
of Ponimylviinla, ngalnst Ooorgo F.
NKW TOniC, Feb. 1 S. District
Attorney Hwnnn Issued a statement
tonight ln-whlch ho claimed that the
extraordinary' grand Jury's charges
against tho threo assistant district
attorneys wero preferred as u subter
fuge to bring about Mayor Hylnn's
roniova! and "to find something on
William Randolph Hearst." Mr.
Hwnnn asserted that tho grand Jurors
expected Attorney flcneral Newton to
deslgnnlo Alfred 1 llicker, deputy
attorney general, to Jnko his place.
TREATY IS NOT TAKEN UP
C'ln-ldci-illon ;oes (tcr When Nn
Ono N I'H'imrcd to llchiitc It.
WASHINGTON, F.I,. 18 The
peace 'rrnty went Into ecllpso ngilii
mdny In the aeutite Willi irlvnt ne
; ntlatlr.ils for a i-ompi oml.i ulieady
'iiilesi-ent, lho IctulTs found no one
leiuly to spenk on the seiiAtu floor
ni'd It was agreed Hint tbe stlbject
would not be lnK.-ii up.
.Willi the railrond lilP and other
lmpoilniit legislative biHlriehit com
ing up, thn contrrversy over ro-llfl-euyop
may l iiermlte,i to drug on
It war indicated todny, wllhoui
cither xlde seeking to force n d
M'-W OltI.F..NS S lit I K Ii UNDS.
Irfiiigxlioi-cihcn ami Freight llnnillci
Yolo to Uo Hack to Work.
NITW OUM1ANS, Feb. 18- Strike
troubles were ended on the Now
OrlennM WBter front late today when
union freight luindlers voted to re
lurn tu work Coastwise longshoro.
men took similar action earlier to
day. The oxpoi I freight embargo agaltwt
this port Is automatically lifted, ac
coidlng to railroad administration
THE WE ATI! Ell
TU!.S., Okla. Maiiraum. CO; .minimum,
30; eolith Ind; clear. V
OKbAHOM A i Thursoay and Friday fair,
not much change in temperature.
bOUIHIANA AND WKKT TKXA8
Tlmrailay an,) Friday not much chunge In
AltKANf'Vc' Thur.Jar fslr tomewbai
warmer: Friday fa,lr moderate trmirra
KART TK.XAH Hiuraday ant Friday fair)
nv iMjiiii. p.r.'j ' tuiiuy 1,1 louui (torilun,
luvu.rain i-mivi iturn
K,S'KH lair Tlivriday becoming un
ettird Friday uouiical change lu tempera
r- p.-.. Irvr.
Kansas City Woman Is
Found Dcac and Man
Is Near Death.
BLAME PUT ON VICTIM
Man Says His T.hroat Was
Cut ; Mystery Deepens
K ANNAS 1-1TY. Fob, 18. --Tho
inyntery surrounding tho denth early
tn.tm- of Mm. Jewel Vntioiis and tho
injury ot Kinll Nelson, both of this
city, becamii deeper this evonlng
when Hi- W. it. rorroy. ooioiht.
performed an autopsy and declared
that thai woman's death won caused
by a dlslncailon of the neon, Nolson
Is In a hospital In a dangerous con
dltlon with his throat apparently
sloshed with a razor, according to
Ni.lson's wife, who llvm with 'his
mother somo distance from tho
VanoliH homo, where the woman's
body was found, says Nobion slag-
geied Into her room shortly nfler
daybreak today moaning: "I am til
ing, Jo client my throat."
I In was sent to thn hospital and
tho nolloo notified. A pollcoman
sent tu tho Vatious homo saVs he
found th.o house locked, and that
Mrs. Vaiiou' ImhIj- was on a bod by
the Ido of whloh was a ihioI of
The tragedy, for which tho police
have not yet placed the responsi
bility, was brought to tho attention
of the authorities when .Mrs. Nelson,
wlfo of tho Injured man, ivilled an
ambulance to tako her huslmnd to a
hospital mid notified a pollcu a
tlon. A patrolman was sent to the
Vonotis home whoro ho found ftlu
body of. .Mis. Vannlis.
When told by I'rcblo Hall, deputy
prowcutor that Mrs. Viinoun wan
dead, NVlson Im said Jo havo wolit.
According to alb-god statements
by Nelson nnd his wlfo, Nelson hud
known Mis. Viiiioiih for moro than a
POM ERENE WITHDRAWS
Ohio Kmior Will not Mnko lUux'
for Di-inocrailt! rnlilonllal
Xomlnatloii Ho Ati""""'"- '
WASHINGTON. Fob, 16. Honator
Pomorene, democrat of Ohio, wltji
drow tonight from tho contest for
tho demornit-Io providential iiomlnu
tlon. Necenslty of dovollng his en
tiro nttentlon to Important IcKlsln
tlnn In the tnniUo nnd the fact that
under Ihe Ohio state primary law n
solid delegallnn would b" Impoiisl
bio which ho said virtually would
mean hln defeat t the Snn Frnnclaci
convention, wero glvei by the Ohio
senator as his. reasons for dropping
out of tho rare.
"It Is of morn consequence Hint 1
idionkl do tho work for whloh I havo
been commissioned by thn voters of
Ohio than to neglect them to rt-ek
new honors." Senator Pnmornne
said In abatement addressed to tho
democrat of Ohio, "I can not do
my full duty In tlio seunto nird glvo
my time ond eniirgles tn tlio cam
paign for tho presidency."
"I'mlor tho present law U Ut all
but Impossible In a contested pri
mary nr nny canuiuam. wuoavcr
lie piny be, to got thn oolld dolcga
tlnn from tho slate, and for a can
didate to go Into tho national con
vention with a divided delegation
lrsurei his defeat."
KerensUy Not In Jail,
T'.-'DO.V. Feb IS -llepnrts that
A lull, ei- Kerelisky. thn Uliwlau
revolutlon iry premier whoso reglino
whs overtlirnwn by the bolshevlkl In
Noiember 1017. hns been Imprisoned
In the raiiensus, were speedily
fhown to be untrue when Inquiry to
day revealed that Kerenskv was still
Mil Kngland. where Im hns lieeli 1V
llntf for some time.
Wan t Supreme Courf to Decide
When Presiclen t Unable to Act
WASH I NOT i-N. Feb. 18.--Pres-Ideni
Wilson's extended Illness
nnd lho attendant discussion ns to
whether ho was Incapacitated for
com liming his duties. ' gave rise
today ' to two propo-iaH In til"
house tn clarify and supplement
coiiMtliutlonul provision on tho
H was mado oleir, howover,
that neither proposal w.isiilmeil at
PreMldent Wilson, tho Intent being
to define thn prncodurn for future
omeiKi-ncleti beyond possibility ot
misconstruction or partisan ac
tion. The flrsit proposal wn In tho
form of a resolution for a consti
tutional umvndmnnt. Introduced
by Iloprooniitlvfl of Ohio,
cluUi-maii ot tho republloan can
gronsloiHil committer!, propowlug
to havo the supremo court deter
mine the ability of a prealdent to
dlschnrga hln duties, Whonever
authorized by a concurrent teso
luilnn of eongrowi. If congress
was not sitting when the emor-
g'pev arifc the vice president
would be authorized to call a spn
. Cml Fc SailOII
"IVh-MH the constitution ex
p -e : lv "n'es thii' congrew shnil
bt Iht J'tift ct tho dlcabtllty of
I N TO
Named A mlnfssador
to Rome by Wilson
WASHINGTON, Fob. 18, The
npiMilntment of llobert Underwood
fohnsen of Now York ns ambassador
to Italy was confirmed without op-
jiosltlou today by the son.-ito.
Hnbeit Underwood Johnson of
Now York, noled Journalist, has been
appointed by President Wilson as
I'nlted Hlntcs nmimssiuior to Italy,
SUcnecdtlig Thoiuns Nelson Pago of
Virginia, who rncently leslitned. Mr,
Johnson, who Is 07 years old, Is an
author and editor of International
nolo Ho knows Italy nn tow Amor
leans do. For 30 yearn ho hs traV.
clod tho lotiglh and btnndth of tho
land, studying lho people und their
ojutoms. no wan tno nrst Aiucricnn
Journalist tu tako tho perilous trip
over tho still smoldering nshen und
lova when Vesuvius In 1 HOC ruined
300 squat o miles of towns and vino
yards. He Is thn founder nnd ndmln
Istrator' of tho American Poets' Am
bulance, which accomplished such
great work In Italy during thu four
years or war. .Mr. joiiiison wan porn
In Washington on January !3y 185,1,
Mr, Johnson's only son, Owen John
son, hns become famous as a nov
elist. NEW 'YORK UNINSTRUCTED
Opinion I icmiIN That llopuhllraiis
Will 'lnl.i No Sfniiil Today.
NFW VOItK, Feb. 18. Itcpubllo
en tatn loiidciH tonight woro vir
tually unanimous In the belief that
four men wo ul it bo nominated as
deleyate.t.at-larBo to tho republican
national convention by the slrUo con
vention hero tomorrow night and
thnt they would bo unlliHtructed, Ono
and po.islbly two vomon probubl?
will be named oh alternato dolegater
The "big fouH' tentatively ngreipil
upon by pirty leader Includot fn.
utnrs Wadsworlh and Cnldcl-, KllhU
Hoot and William Hoyoo Tliompsoa
Mr Hoot, who as a temporary chair
man will deliver tlio keynoto spuoch
at tho opanlng oslon of tho con
vontlcn, lias n.ki"d to bt oxcusod
from serving so a, delegate because
of tho condition of lit: health hut
p-irty loaders huvo urged him to bo
a cnndlnt'-. on lho ground nf duty to
the P-ir'y ul exiireased the bullof
tonlvh' Hint ho would accept.
HKiinla IV Agent Dim.
OA It.VKTa Klin., Feb. 18. Charles
ff Colemnn. cue of tho oldest Santa
F ageiiis In iiolnl of sin-vleo, Is
dead here Jodi, Ho was 62 years
old and hni "'-ii In railroad service
30 V ars
the I'xccintvo," Mr l-'eits said. "It
Is nrgued t)mt Ii van not wifely bo
allowed by Inference, especially
would thlis. bo true where tho two
i!cKirtmen)s might belong to dlt
frn poHtlciiI itsrtlt!-.
'Tho urloortaliilr of tho consM
tutlotMl iiuetln would Mtrtmifly
argue the wisdom If not neces
sity of tin amendment pointing thn
way nut of a piiHSlhlo embnrriuiH
inent." Virtually tiho sumo procedure
ws outlined In u bill Introduced
by Hnprt-Hontatlvii HogorH. ropuh
llciin of MiuM-icliiisotts, and re
ferred to Uio Judiciary committee
along with tlio Fess renolutlon.
It would provide that tho su
premo court on tho request ot tho
senato or house erltould dotcrmltio
whcWier tho president "In unable
In dlscluirgfi tho powers and
duties of tho office within thn
meaning of tho constitution.' Thn
same tribunal would bo authorized
to say w'h-ethor tho president's
Inability had been removed In
which enso ho would bo restored
'This Is not a drlvo against ihe
pre-ildent It In simply to cllml
nato Intolerable obscurity in our
law," Mr. Hogara
Allied Note, Still With,
held, Understood to
U. S. OPINION ASKED
Wnnl to Know Plan for
Carrying Out of Orig
MAY PUBLISH NOTES
Washington la Awaiting
Wishes of Other Na
tions on Question.
OPPOSES LONDON PACT
President Still Against Ex
ecution of London
Treaty on Fiume.
II y Tha Attoclatrd l'resa.
WA H 1 1 1 NO TON. I-Vdi. 18. Pfest.
dent Wilson's note to tho allied su
premo council regarding tho Adr'
alio question wthloh caused hoiiio
tlHuir of a stir In this lis well an the
allied countries, apparently has
Hervo.) I,, r'"'l t?l WllolO- BUblCC.
Tlio supremo coiincil'M, reply won
received today at tho statu depart
ment, but was withheld. London net.
Vices said thn notn nni rnnrlllntiirv 'ifjLw
xne tutuo dapartmonl mado no , Mi'
comment but It was protty well tin- ,
uerstood that tlio entihilo promlors r i
:omiiiuiucaiioii nad nt least removed 1 si
Ihe Adriatic question from tho'tl'l
stntits in which It wan after tho a
Council cnminuiilrutrd Its snttlenient t,
to Jiit'o-Slavla In tha form of an ; TSl
ultlmtttim without lho United Stutcrt '
helm? n. nnrtv to thn ni-rnntimiii I
The Jugo-ritavs wero glvon thu op.
lion ot accepting the council's plan
or suIiIiiIUIhi; to tho carrying nut of
Dm Adriatic provisions pt the secret
treaty of Londbn, negotiated brforo
tint I'nlted Stntes entored, m
In this connection, It was disclosed fn
today Hint Proalrtent AVIIson, In MnVQ
noalnst the application of this Mi 1
treaty. ) '
V. H. Should Ho Party. I M-iX
ft wiih also understood that thu j't1'
imd'n: liait taken the position m
tiat regardless of the treaty of Ver- t.9
I'Allles nnd the league ot nations, tho .? (C
Ifnlted States tihould bn a party to , j1
thn Adrlatla settlement hocauso of,
Its position as a uo-ljolllueront. 1 I
Wlll'e tha firomlcrs' rcnlv waa bo- t
Ing reoelvsd at tho stnto departinont'v
lrom Ambasaidor Davis u MiggfS- s
tfon canio from Kurono that tho tire ii
inlors had invited tho American gov-'' I,
ertime'nt tn Indlcato tho prnctlcnl "
stepi thnt could bo taken to cxeoutt
the original agreement, It It should-
ne accepted by Italy and Jugo-L 'I
I'mlor tho terms of that iwtUe-' V;
ment, to which the I'nlfod Slates A ha
was s. party, Flume aviis to be erect- . ' IT
od lnt j n. free ntnU under Uio leugun V',.
of nations nnd Jri other respecw thoj.,! &
gt-nern; prlne,tTloa of eIf-delerminR-;ji )i 1
lion of the lieopli-s affected wero t t
bo ptit.lMo force.
,'ilil' welzuro nf Flumo by D'An-j"',
nunzlo, It was suggested, had - fin.
CONTINUED OS rAOB KOtJRTKB.V.
fgliin Commander Sends Protest lo
.Vnlloiuil Commander D'OIIrr for I
i:tra .soIiUjth' Pay, j
, . -
Mr AstoclaltdyPrrtt Slale VU. ii
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla.. Feb.'lS
Declaring that It Is lho -pui imnc of
tho American legion to put Mime
thing Into tho government Inu!dJ;
of trying to tako somathlug ou
Horace II. Hagan. state t-omii"irdt .:
on ludialf of tho i ikl lnumi lemon
todnv sent a nrotest. uiraliiMt thn l-e
cent demand of the iiatluiuil extiu h''if
tlvit oitimltloo nt til. litffl.in C.r ,tr IMI
nun ov uoiiKrt-nn Kivini; eacii luriuci
Mfervlco man and woman nddltlonsl
compensation to the auiount of a'f -iCI
oond or oo ror wion month miont m, ,
military service. Tho protest was dl
iwiitmi iu citiiniiii u unci, liuuuitui - I itu
cnmtiinriilnr. .-! 'Ill
Mr. Hagan. who WHH requested by SaJ t'f 3
ii unor in amisi in getting tno pro rv:
posal enacted by congress, in hla lot-Ji
iui mi-iu hi pari;
"I respectfully nrotest In tho name
of the. American legion of Oklalor
against tho action of the exocu -
committee In approving whit l
essentials a caMh bonus.
"Tlwi project now appro 1 rv,
thn. national executive ennnnit'ecUj
wiih strongly urgod tit Mu.ncapoll J5i
and tho oonvontlon icfused c 33
phatloully to Indorse It or "iy o ie
cash bonus plan. My doparliiirn a
Us Mtalu convention In nr oh"
unaiiiiuoufcl cutidi nuied any ti
,..,.1 ,.-l.A,l ..r,,- ay-
nor to n.lSjt Much .l 1iu. Si'i
"I nolo from tho minute' o' i'if
executive committee 'hat only 18 o'
thn 48 states were rcpusiwii at r
moiitlnc. and I iln ll-.lt Pel o,- '
id I do nat belle,- l IBM
yen of on'y IS sitiitrsffvtjjt
lermlttod to uve-ru o t.'riiJj
lvontloti. I sincerely 'a tfm
ctlon of Uie na'tiii'-r H t
shohld bo per
plore tho action of Uie lurtoi-i' K
exrcutlvo coinmiitee in nils par a im
In my Judginin' lho ucrl
tSlon should cTtin r o follow c
.jrso of I ii M-.ff m i ' : " ii
thn governmcn rvnr V nl i
tho policy of fr'v- a ) g"' sonio
hire ou'. of Ur ri f'T cat'1
hi tff&M'rKira' r --IT-.--gBrr