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VOL. XIV, NO. 154.
TULSA, OKLAHOMA, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY, 28, 15)20.
PRICE 5 CENTS.
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INDIAN AND BRIDE
ARE IN SECLUSION
Burnetts' Leave Coffey
villo but Remain in
WOULD RESCIND GIFS
Document Bcarin k Jack's
Fingerprints Asking Re
AN ELOPEMENT OCtURS
Report Wealthy Indian Girl
of Henryctta Goes Away
COFFKYVILLE. Kan., Kob. 27 -Jack
Hvnett, millionaire Creek In.
illan of Henryctta, Okbi . and his
brldo have disappeared fnm thlH
city and agents for lno federal In
dian agency tonight nro making
inarch for the couple.
Mr. and Mrs. Harnett nro believed
to be still In Montgomery county. It
H declared tlint ut daybreak this
morning an automobile drove up to
the hotel where the two wero stop
ping and whisked them a way Their
attorneys sny they nre In the county
nml will remain In seclusion Indcfl'.
nltely. anil thnt they know whero the
Ilarnetts nre located.
The disappearance of the couple
is declared to be a part of their plan
to prevent proceeding!) to nnntil
their marriage and to avoid the In
illan being kidnaped nnd taken back
to Oklahoma, (: I action will soon
be taken, tho attorneys nay, to halt
Yurthcr gift by the guardian and
Indian officials and to prevent
carrying out donations from Iho Har
nett estate by these agents.
A petition In living prt-pniI by the.
Harnett counsel which Is to be filed
ln Muskogee soon nuking an initial
deposit of $500 and a monthly de-pn-dt
of, a like amount .In a Coffoy
vllln bank for the use of Harnett and
A legal .paper containing Harnett's
thumb print is to bo filed In the fed
eral court at Muskogee asking that
sny nnd all gift authorized by any
person other than Harnett himself be
rescinded and that no further gift
bo made without authorization by
the. Indian. Carl J. O'llornott. tho
guardian, and- the National .Surety
company will be' jiflkml to give a
Mrlct and lawful accounting of tho
It was stated here today on re
liable Information that Mrs. Tlcnnott
some time ago purchased n resi
dence Iff Kansas City for 112,000.
HE.VUYKTTA, Okbx, Fob. 27. A
case somewhat similar In general
cV'tnlls to the elopmtmt and marriage
t Jackson Burnett and Mtft. Kmma
Iaura I.owe was uncovered hero to
day when Wadley Kolly. personal
guardian of Kmnm Tnlomose,
lthy 19-year-old Indian girl and
eminent ward, announced that
young ward hail been , taken
m her home by Hubert DunyardY
who Is a local bootblack, according
to Mr. Kelly.
Kelly,- who believes tho couple has
gone to Hanger, Texas, lion wired
the chief of police at thnt place to
lioM them and prevent If posslblo
their marriage. From thn Informa
tion available Mr. Kelly believes tho
ce.uplo left Henryetta on tlio south
bound "Frisco'' train which passes
through tilth city at 0:20 a. m.
What steps will bo taken if the
couplo already huvn bien married
could not be learned from Kelly, but
It Is thoufrht Mima effort will be
made to bring the girl back to Hen
ryetlu. TlMt.VI-Vr nUI'DIIIATICS
Al.li HIS HIJQUKSTS. v
UUSKOfiKK Okli. KVb. 27. N.
II. Maxey, lawyer for the National
curoiy company, wnloh is Donnflman
for covemment nfriclals handling
the funds of Jacknon Harnett, today
reieiveKl a letter from Cofreyvlllo,
Knn., signed by HaroU, In which
the rich Indian rnudlntaa all the
plfLi made to hospitals and churrJictt
ut of Uls morif-j'. Hie document Is
gmi by ftnger prints and wit
nessed by a Kansas notary public. ,
Indian Commissioner Cato Kells
has diicn:i.ted James . DavU. Creclt
national attorney at Muskogco. ttr
'ri uip necrusary iroce!'iitngs to
nnul Ibirnetts marrbw;9 and bring
'un dock to Oklahoma.
General Strike of All
French Rail Men Called
jrder was sent out during the night
vy the executive commltteo of tho
Jtlionnl federation of railway men
or a general strike of all rail men
on all roads in France, according to
Information rcachlnff the Petit
, Il'tSA, Olda. Mailmum, 56, minimum.
t ."win winds; eJear,
JMr In north and wist portion, Sunday
'.OlleiANAt 6alordav Inereiwalng dondl
M'1, becomioe: unsettled h afternoon, ris-
'f. temperature! yunday probably rain,
rLr..ln norm portion,
'Ml. warmer In estreat east rortion, Hun
r unsettled, colder.
r.AT TKXASi Saturday and Sunday
, "leltled wither probably local rains,
inner east and south portlona fcVturday,
', vlr.Jn ln' Interior Sunday,
,JjlT TEXAS" Saturday generally fair.
' l "ortb I-ortloni: Sunday probably
' somewhat colder.
1 .''HWS, Mostly cloudy anil colder Sat
Sttuij,""1 S'"",,Jr robabUr becomlnc un
fS FATAL TO E J.
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World's News Told
in Condensed Form
CHICAOO. Feb. 27 C It MarVh.m h
tioen reappointed prMlilent t the llllnoii
ventre) luilroad eoinpAiix, acccrdlns to un
Announcement unJo todty.
n NKW YOKK. Feb. 27, --Mn. Mrtret
Crrere Held, third wife of -DanM U. fluid.
Un plto kins," vr urnnteil a dhorco
Uwr. Tho Jury wu ,ut 13 mloulM.
SPOKANR. V.h Feb. 27. Chc.e
Brown and teren other alleged iiiemljeri of
Ino I. W. W. were found 'tuitly hy a Jury
in auperior court today on a charre of
LONDON. Feo'. 27.-SSr Auckland
OMdea mlnliter of jiillonal lerrlee. l.ui
definitely acceptd ths jKt of IJrltlih am
baaiador to Wiihlntton. nucceedlni Via
county Orey, the Dally Teleiraph italed to.
WAfilUXfiTO.V. Feb. 27. A resolution
propoalnic dli.lomatlc tMiotlatlona with
flreat Dritaln for purchaie of the Bermuda
itianai was introduced tojlay by Senator
Kanjron, republican, Ioaf
OIIICAOO. P.b. 27. M.I A v
DalrytnDle Drohibition director inr ii.m rtni
tral itatei, today denied th irtatemrnt at-
.ijuutin. iw nun, w i.io rurtl inai ne was
folnc io reilcn hli poiltlon If not nip
ported by the government In tho Iron Hirer
Ij.VSI.NU. Mloh.. Feb.
rerihlnz waa an all fled today to annoar on
the republican ballot In Mlchlnn'a preal
dontlal preference primary April 5 with the
receipt by the aecretary of uta-te. of nomi
aatlnK petlllona catrjlni tho required 100
VS'AbHINOTON. Feb. 27. The rfcent
acqulaltlon of 40,000 tone of wheat frooi
ItAtterdam naa aiaurea the Austrian peo
ple of sufficient food until almut' May 1,
accnrdlne tn adylcoa received today by the
OAUBCICO, Cat.. Feb. 27 The floo-I
w4era of the Colorado river which yester
day threatened aerioua damage to portlona
of the Imperial valley and ovenpreal
about 0,000 acrea In Ujner Callfonia,
were reorted past tho,clau(!cr state today.
JiOXDON, Feb, 27. The ETltlsh rovern-
ment was reported today to have cent a
note to Washington rrrsrJlne lost sus
ulned liy Ilrltiih shipping companies
through the i'elar of the United Rtates in
releasing former Oorman steamships, such
as the Itnperator.
IXJ.VDO.V, Feb. 37. Occupation of
Onega by the bolshevik! is announced in
a halxhcvlki communication received hre
The touli of Onega is situated at tho,
mouth of the Onega river and la' on Onega
bay, an arm of the White saa. It is about
80 miles southwest of Archaael.
WASHISOTO.V. Feb. 27. Poilmaster
OenerM llurleson. llear Admiral William S.
E'enson, retired and Waltor H. llogera of
La Grange, III , wero nominated today by
President Wilson to be the American mem
bers of the International conference on
eomitunlcations which is to be bold In
VANCOCVKK, n. 0.. Feb. 17. Tho
trans-I'aclflo Canadian-Australian cable has
been rendered useless by a bresk near
Auckland. The cable will be ont of service
for abont one week This Is the first break
In the I'aclflc cab! alnce 191 when the
Oerman cruiser NuienberK destroyed the
cable Instrument! at Fanning Island.
WAfc'HIN'OTON. Feb. 27 Appointment
of a commission to deal with tho Oanaillan
government with a view to eliminating
resent restrl'tions on the exportation to
the t'nitet Slates of print psper pulp wood
an,i other woxl used In tho making ol
paper Is provided In tie Underwood reao
lution passed In the senate today.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 27. Investigation
of Rear tdmlral Kims' fhiwges thst the
United Ftates navy failed to co-operate
folly with the allies durlnt the war will
begin March tt with the admiral as the
first witness Chairman Hale of the Inquiry
-,ui.. nm,nnred today. Hecretarv Dan
iels and other witnesses will be heard later
KKW YORK. Feb. 27 Harroond
nj.i.,.., .n.1 Adrlano Alvarres llerra,
who were raptured after a epoclscular
flight down the face of the Hotel MUek.
erWker laat December after attacking Mr
l.A m.. t .1 I.Voder rk of Dal as Teias,
In their rini and nhbing them of J10
000 worth of (cflry and cash, today
beaded "'' uaMbfflbttI5nV,5J
AS WAR SLACKER
Two Charges Are Filed
Against Champion in
MANAGER fs INCLUDED
Kcanis, It Is Charged, Aided
in Conspiracy to Help
Jack Evade Service.
RAN FHAS'CISCO, Feb. 27. Wil
liam Harrison (Jnck) I)empey,
heavyweight champion of tho world,
and his mannyer, .lack Keartutr' wero
Indictcfl hy the federal grind Jury
hero today on a charge that they
conspired to havo Dempsoy evade tho
selective draft, A second Indictment
against Dcmpsey churged ifctual
ov.'islon of the draft.
The- indictment eamo iih u result
of revolutions to tho Jury by Max
Ine Dempsey, divorced wifo of tho
pugilist, to tho offect that Bho at
tostod Dempsey's claim for exemp
tion becauuo Bho was contpollod to
do bo. An affidavit withdrawing her
charge, which was sworn to by Mrs.
Dempsey beforo a notary hero, also
was considered by the Jury, It belnpr
announced by Col. V. C. Thomas,
assistant United Ktaten district at
torney, who wrh handling the cane,
that tho affidavit did not affect tho
jfovernnicnt'H lnviwtlgHtns In any
Frank ripellman, representative of
tho l.os Angeles Motion J'lcturu com
pany In v.hlcli nempsay nnd
Kcarns nro Interested, draft offi
cials who handled Dompscy s caso
hero and certain sporting characters
who were believed to have know
ledge of the alleged conspiracy, wore
questioned by tho Jury.
Tho maximum penalty on tho con
spiracy qharge Is two years ln tho
penitentiary and a fine of J2.000
und on the evasion' conviction chargo
one year tn prluon.
Warrants wero Issued for tho ar
rest of Dcmpsey, nrfd Kcarns and
their bonds flxud at J1.000 each.
Federal offlclaja, said they wero
advised Dcmpsey and Kearns would
arrlvo horo tomorrow to surrender
Dcmpsey was charged with hav
ing faleely .sworn that his father,
mother, widowed sister and her two
children wero dependent on him;
that ho had contributed S20 a
month each to their support during
tho year 1917 and that they wore re
ceiving support from no other
DompseB statement to tho drnft
board that his wife had lived with
him for 18 months previous- to his
appearance boforo tho hoard, nnd
that his parents and widowed sis
ter had made their homo with him
for four years wero false, according
to the Indictment.
"Say, dear, If I oak you, woulu
you, If I wanted you to answer to
an affidavit that I was supporting
you (Bee)" Dempsoy wrote his wlfo,
Maxlne Dempsey, In August, 1917,
tho Indictment asserted.
PACKING I'IjANT UUIlNini
Fire InSmoUc Itixirn Ciiuwrt Ixxus of
-luniioir ni i.iipiiui.
OKLAHOMA Cm:, Fob. 27. Flro
from an unknown origin breaking
out In tho smoking house of tho
itlversldo racking plant hofo this
morning completely destroyed the
...nnnrtv i-IMi .'I lnR51 Of t3.ri.0O0. Tllft
rumo structure built about ti year
ago. was in flames btfore tho fire
idcpartnlUint coma rexen wio rceno,
Preoident of Universal
Motor Car Company I A,l1Ii.tld f VAe m ! C r 8P!int
. f . , Hun to 'Approve Call
Victim or Accident. , ing Parley, ft
CAUGHT BETWEEN CARSrjoiNT SESSION ASKED'1
Looks Jor Shipment of Proposals Made for Jugo
Trnctors in Oklahoma I Slavs and Italians to Meet
City Rail Yards.' mu' Kearh Settlement.
FAMILY OUT OF CITY
Wife and Daughter Are. at
San Diego, Cal., Visit
Ily The Associated Press.
OKI.AIIO.MA CITV, Feb 2 J - li.
M nndersllco of Tulsa, distributor
for i tractor firm, died In a lwwpltal
heio la right as the result of Injuries
fecjlvcd this afternoon when he wn
naught between two crvrs'ln the Hock
Island rullrii.x,! yards and Imifly
rnangleit. HL rlglit nrm was mashed
off ifml ho received internal Injuries,
Vandorsllce, who formnrly lived
1 ere was walking botweon two
tarings or care with filonds ln senrtih
of a xhlpmwit of tractors when the
The funeral airangotnents have
not been iiiatie pending the at rival
nf his wlfo and daughter, who are ut
S.U1 Dingo, Cal.
In tho passing of Kdwaxd Moore
VHiidersllee, Tulsa and tlio Blatu of
Uklahoma loses one of tier most act
ive and consistent boosters. Vom
tho moment thut ho set foot on
Oklahoma soli; back In 1S93, until
his death, Mr. Vandersllco was al
ways doing something tlutt would
redound to the gre.'itd- dcveloptneiit
of his adopted state.
Ho was born In Arkansas on July
4, 1S79, his parents being James und
Klla Vandersllcc. He attended the
public schools and later complerod
his education In the University o'f
Oklahomu, at Norman, finishing n
six-year course in 1303. While In
the university lie was appointed ciib
todlan of the Oklahoma Illstorlcul
society, and moved the archives to
Ho engaged In tlio retail lumber
business In Oklahoma City, nnd Liter
established lumber yards at Kan
Diego, Cal. He was In tho lumber
business from 1907 until 19.lt, nnd
In 1913 beoumo interested In Tulsa.
That fall ho secured with Mr. Davis
tho Ford agency for eastern Okla
homa, and they then built a building
on Kast Third street, -between Cin
cinnati and Detroit avenues, for It,
later going to tho modern structure
at North Main nnd Cameron streets.
"Van." ns his frlon-dH knew him,
mild last night that Vandersllco was
one of the most plpnsant and agree-
iiinr nuniiicra men iiiuiiu in um.i
homa; his friends wero leiMnn, nnd
his Interest In affairs outside, of his
own business was general.
Mr. Vandersllco was Internsjed In
CONTINUED ON PAUK SKV1TN.
Sciiato TalkH Much Ilut Taken No
Vote Irrcoonclluiblcs Take .Moot
Time Still Toko rolls. -
WASHINGTON, Feb. 27. Tim
senato talked much without acting
today In lis consideration of tho
As yesterday, most of tho tlmo
went to Iho Irrcconcllablo opponents
of ratification, Senator Norris, re
publican, Nebraska, one of tlio ir
reconcilable group, making a four
hour spuoch in donunclutlon of the
treaty provisions uffecting Egypt und
tho treatment accorded tho KKynUan
delegates to Versatile.
Only for-.ii. brief period Just be
fore adjournment was there any dis
cussion ut the ponding reservation,
whluh deals with tho decision of do
mestic questions under tho league,
Adoption of tho reservation in 11"
original form was advocated by Eon
ntor Smith, democrat of Oeorgta,
who argued that tho substitute pre
sented yesterday by Senator Hitch
cock of Nebraska, tho administration
leader, would amount to amend
ment of tho treaty.
While the debase was ln progress
tho leaders on both sides made sep
arate canvasses of the attitude uf
democratic senators toward accep
tance of tho artleio to rtsnrxation In
tlie form It went through last No
vember, with the result that both
claimed to bo gaining strength.
BRYAN NOT IN RACE
ItofusCH Uso of Nil iiiu as Candidate
In North Dakutu May I'ledgo
Delejrules "llryiui Democracy."
niS.MAKCIC. N. D.. Fob. 27. A
petition to place tho name of William
lonnlngM Ilryun on the ballot as can
didate for procdderutial Indorsement
by North Dakota democrats at tho
March primary, was withdrawn to
day at tho request of Mr. llryon.
"If you desire to pledge delegates
to Itryun democracy I havo no objec
lion but I must not 1m unterod as a
candidate," wild Hryun In u tele
gram td John M isloom of Devils
l.nke. who filed tho liryan petition.
Hryan's withtlmwal Wt on'y ono
priwldontl.il petition on file- that of
Honiitor Hlrani Jrmnon, who will
speak cite re tonight.
STAND HERE IS UNKNOWN
What Answer President Will
Give No One Is Authorized
WASHINGTON, Feb. 27 The In
vitation of the llrltlsli nnd French
permlurs to I'rinddent Wilson to Join
lliwn In a roriiial proposal tn inn
Italian and Jugf-Slav LOVerniiienln
to negotiate a new Adriatic settle
men I on the basis or the wlthdiawal
of nil previous agreements caused
no siirprliio In official Washington.
The note, which was received to
day at the state tlopiirtnient, Is now
before the prcsldntit and Ills teplj
Is expected to bo made within a few
days. .Meantime, officials are refrain
ing from any discussion of It or the
president's probable course.
It was pointed out, however, that
while adhering to the agreement o;
December 9, the president In his I ist
reply to the pijuulers had wild hul
he "would, of roume, niakitno ob
jection to a setllen out mutually
agreeable to Italy and Jugo-Slavlu,
provided that such an agreement is
not piiide at the cxpei.iu of the na
tlunalH of a third inwer
It tho premiers pioponal Is ac
eeplod by the president, Italy and
Jugo-Slavla will have, their first op
portunity io uiKieruiKO li n-iiiuiin-ni
between themselves, officials would
not voice their opinions un to tho
probabilities of huccuss of such di
There Is such a wide divergence,
between tho territorial aspirations
of tho two countries, however, that
It whs regarded as almost certain
Unit such negotiations, to vie uucresn
ful, would consume many months.
What appeared io lie at least a
semi-official nummary of Iho pro
mlois' note was received In press
dlsputchcs from London only a Mhort
time after tho official text had
reached tlio stato department and
before It hud been laid before the
It was noted from the summary of
Iho premier's note, ns transmitted In
tho press dispatches that Great llrit-
ulti and Kranco hud not ngreed to
the withdrawal of tho treaty of lin
den, holding to its terms' as a lust
resort should all efforts at Voluntary
rrrsldcnt Wilson bs made it clear
that he cannot accept tho treaty of
London as a basis for a settlement.
He has stated with a degree of flnnl-
lty that the agreement of December
9 embodies the limits to which the
American govcrnmrnt in willing
I ndor tlio premier's proposals,
however, no effort would bo made to
carry out tho terms of this treaty
until another attempt hail been matin
uy the United Stntiis. Great Hr lain
und Franco to arrive at a settlement
Tulsa Woman Reported
Missing Found at Home
I.OS ANC1I3L.ES, Feb. 27,- Friends
of Mrs. Carl Hryun of Tulsa, Okl:u,
who had reportctl to the pnllco of
Ixmg i leach and thin city that she
hail beon missing for five days, to.
day located her at her homo. Mrs.
liryan said she had been visiting In
Record in New Drama of Sky
DAYTON. Ohio, Feb 37 - An
airplane carrying Major It. W
Schroedcr. chief test pilot at Mc
Cook field, today fell over five
miles after reaching an altitude of
36,020 feet, said to Tin 6,020 feet
higher than thn world's record.
Tonight tho major Is In a hos
pital suffering from shock ami
temporary partial blindness. In
struments on the machine indicate
that it fell more than five miles In
two minutes. While still 2,000 feet
feet alsjve tho ground, the airplane
righted Itself and glided to a
gracoful lauding. "When tho piano
settled, attendants who rushed
toward It found Major -Hchrncder
slttflig erect in tho maehlno ap
parently llfoless. For a brief aMino,
residents of Dayton wero sure u
meteor had appeared In the sky.
They had mistaken tho trail of
vapor escaping from the mnehlno
as It sped downward for a "stran-
In the hoavons."
Thousands of persons gazed sky
ward watching the plane, which
hail ascended two hours , before,
Major Schroedor lost conscious
ness when his machine had
reached a hchrht recorded by Instruments-as
30,020. or 5.020 feet
higher than thn world's record es
tablished by Roland Itohlf last
His senses numbed ami his eyes
frozen shut In a temperature wild
to have been 07 degrees below
zero, Schrooder regained partial
consciousness when 2,000 feet
above the earth In tlmo to right
his machine and prevent it from
crashing to the ground.
GOVERNOR CLAIMS SUFFRA
New Allied Proposals
LONDON. Feb "i The loply made by l'remlers Llod Geotge unit
Mlllt riind to I'rcMdetit Wilson's latent communication on the Adriatic
uuestlon repeats the assurance that they "never hail the Intention of
making n definite settlement without obtaining tho views of the Hulled
The reply, which is dated Febrtinry 2 r. states! that the absence of an
American lepresenliitlve hatl proved In practice un almost Insur
mountable obstacle to the success of the negotiations.
The premiers observe as a fact of tho greatest Important that presi
dent Wilson expresses a willingness to accept any settlement "mutually
agreeable to Italy anil .ttigo-Slnvlii regarding their common frontier In
the Flume region, provided such agreement Is not mudo on the basis of
compensation elsewhere at the expense uf nationals of a third power.''
This, the premiers agree, would be nn Ideal way ot settling the ques
tion and they express willingness to do their utmost to reach a settle
ment by this mud In order to facilitate this process ihey ate ready to
withdraw their proposals of December 'J and January 20.
Hecnuse they believe If the partlea principally concerned believe the
allied ami iisHiii'lateil powers committed tu supporting them In any
particular volution It will In? move difficult to securo a voluntary
The premiers, thereforo, cordially Invito the president to Join them
In a ftihnal proposal to the Italian and Jtigo-SUv governments to
negotiate an agreement on the basis of withdrawal of all previous
if Imwever. lhl Attempt should prove unsuccessful, the French and
llrltlsli pi emlets agree that the Fulled Slates, Great lirllaln nnd Franco
should once mote consider the question in common, wiwi ine view .01
arriving lit roncrcto proposals.
Tho premiers express appreciation of and agreement with President
Wilson's views with regard to the future uf the Albania people snd say
they are willing to urge upon the governments interested that they
should bring their .desire Into linn with thn American standpoint.
With tegniil liilhe treaty of London the premiers slain that Its
"secret eharneler'' was duo to military exigencies preventing Its publi
cation during the war
The premiers declaro they itinnot tllsgulso that should no voluntary
settlement tf the Adlatlc problem be attained tho treaty of londoli
would become the only valid allernatlvo us far ns they aro concerned.
Italy has co-operated loyally, they say, In trying to find a substitute
for the paot and thn allies liopo they will succeed In finding such a
Committee Expected to
Tell Findings to the
WITNESSES ARE HEARD
Governor, Iloffinan, Russell,
and Others Testify at the
Ily Associated l'rem Klal- Wire.
OKLAHOMA C1T, IVb. 27.
Questioning of Gen. Hoy Hoffman.
HopreieiitntlVQ T. W. Smith of
Crowder and Senator H I'. Hill of
Mc.Menter regarding their activities
as attorneys for convicts in dealing
with the stato pardon and parole
tlepiurtmont was expected tonight to
eom-lude Iho Investigation Into 'he
conduct of th" department being
tnadle by a committee of tlio house
of representatlvei In response to al
legations made against the depart
ment In Campbell Itutsi'll's publica
tion, "The Cat."
Governor Ituberlsoii, O. II. Searoy.
slate pardon and parole attorney,
I'letdlo ll. Cole, former district Judge
of Mclnt(ih county, and Judge John
II Ihtfiinl, former law partner of
tho governor, tentlfiod this afternoon
beforo tho commltteo, Jtiifwl! him
self appeureil beforu Uiu comiillttcu
Tho report of tho committee, com
prising a rdcnogruphlo record of tho
proceedings during the Investigation,
ltrexiK..'leli to bo presented to Iho
bonne ot roprcwntatlvoH tomorrow
afternoon, members of tho commit
I. n -aid loiiUtht. What findings will
bo reported and what recommenda
tions will bn made, members would
not dlhcuss. tonight.
l'aul Nesbltt of McAlestsir, chair
man of the investigating committee,
probably will present tlio rcpurt to
T(io thousands of spectators
wore unaware they were witness
ing a "drama of tho sky." They
saw a speck of black silhouetted
against tho blue, to which was at
tached a "tall" of grayish color.
Oratfually the object was enlarged
ns it hurtled to rtio earth. Wlien
but a few thousand foot above
lheii, those watohlng saw that It
was an airplane, turning lit a tall
spin. It was at thut point that
Major ScliTOeder regained control
of 111 ilane anil headed It toward
McCook field. Theie he inado a
safo landing nml collapsed.
He was blinded ami his limbs
were numb, despite tho electric
ally heated suit in which ho was
encased He was suffering from
tho effects of a lack of oxygen.
Whtwi nearly seven miles above
tho earth, his oxygen tanks be
came exhausted, and It was that
which robbed him of conscious
ness ant caused him to fall.
Major Schroetler tonight In
speaking of Hie flight said hn
hoped to r'oh a hi.-lglii of 10,000
feot. That was his disappointment
The instruments on his muchlnn
recorded tlio bn story of tho
experience ot tho uvlator in his
flight to beat tho record of Ito
lund Hohlfe and bring first hon
ors to the nlf forces ot tho Halted
States ai-my. The thermomtsr
registered a temperature of 55
degrees bcluw zero ccntrlgrude.
or 67 d grees below zero fahren
height. Altitude figurcj from 'he
barograph reading Indicated a
OONTINl'KO ON l'AOK TWKL-VH
TO APPROVE BILL
Washington T'h inks He
Will Sign Railroad
Palmer Hulea It Is Permis
sible; Hlnes iJndef stood to
Assent to It Also.
WASHINGTON, Feb, 27. While
there has been no Intimation ns to
President Wilson's views on tho rail
road bill, ndmlnlstrntloti officials
generally expect that ho will ap
The measure was returned to tho
white house today from the depart
ment of Justice, which ruled tliat
thero wits no constitutional objec
tion to Its admission to the nutute
books. It later was reforretl to Di
rector General Hlnes for hut opinion.
The president has befuio him re'-,
quests uf the lallroad brotherhoods
and the National ('"armors' council
Hnd thn American Society of Kqnfty
that he vttu tho measure, and also
tho requests of other fur met si or
ganizations thut he sign It ami bring
government control to an end.
Director General nines has mntle
u study of the hill and has already
submitted a digest to the presldont.
It Is understood he thinks tho bill
tho best tltat can he obtained under
tho circumstances. ,
NKW YOKK, fob. 27. Approval
of thn railroad bill now awnltlngnc
tlon by thn president was expressed
at a meeting here today of execu
tives representing approximately 90
por cent of tho country's mllways.
i In a statement Issued nt the close
ot the meeting tlio executives pre
dicted that thn proposed legislation
would he successful If "tho credit of
the carriers Is made sufficient to en
able them to perform their publlo
ROPER TO QUIT SOON
Commissioner of Internal Itciciiuo
Will ltttlro from Public I, If.)
Soon; Stays Scleral Weeks.
Ily Tlie AsiuH-teted Press
WASHINGTON, Feb. 27. -Daniel
C. Itopcr, commissioner of internal
revenuo, lias Informed governmental
officials of his Intention to reelgli
shortly Although his formal resig
nation had not been received tonight
at the white house, the matter of his
successor W understood to bo under
Heynnd the fact that he plans tn
return to private life, no information
as to the future plans of Mr. Iloper
was available horo tonight ns the
commissioner was absent from the
city. The resignation, however, it
w.ts ascertained, will not become ef
fective for several weeks, Mr. Hoper
having consented to remain nt the
head of the tovcnuo bureau until In
come tax returns for tho past year
havo been filed anil the collection of
such taxes, thn first Installment of
which w duo March 15, Is well under
General Wood Indorsed
bu Arizona Republicans
I THSCON, Ariz., Fob. ' 27. Kn-
norse.-noni oi inn caniiiuacy oi i.on.
Irfonanl Wood for president but the
election of six unlnstructed ttolegates
was agree dupon here today at H
conference of the chairmen of coun
ty delegations here for tlio republi
can statn convention which opens
Wst-h our window for sownls, Sender,
Florl.i. 13 West Fourth UifJ AJs I.
Robertson Says Emer
gency in Resolution
SENATE WANTS VOTE
Ratifies Amendment But
Refuses to Approve
SITUATION IS" TANGLED
Conference Between Two
Houses Set for Today;
All Arc Confident.
Ily Anlated Pruts State Wire.
OKLAHOMA CITV., Feb, 27
Governor Hoberlson declared to.
night that rnUflcatlon of the
woman suffrage amendment to the
constitution was completed so far
ns thn legislature Is concerned,
thin afternoon when tho senate
adopted the house Joint resolution
hy a vote of 25 tn 13, He said all
Hint now remains to inakn the
nic-inuro complete was for hint to
place his signature to tho bill, lie
said tjiero was no way for the
measure to bo submitted to a state
referendum even though the emer
Koncy clatiso wn eliminated.
Tho governor said that a refer
endum could bn demanded only
on nn amendment to the stale con
stitution nnd that since thn suf
frage amendment was tn thn fed-
era! constitution rnUflcatlon wan
completed when thn stato legisla
ture had passed the measure nn
provided In tho federal constitu
tion. Thn governor Indicated that hn
would nlgn tho measure ns soon as
It hatl been ncnt to Mm and hn had
Hpeelal to The World.
OKLAHOMA CITY. Feb, 27.
Opinion of members of tho senate
tonight In that the houscf will concur
In tho elimination of the emergency
to tho suffrage ratification, which or!
pussod today by tho senate makes
possible thn iiulrmlsslnn of thn ques
tion to tho voters of tho stAte. Hon
nto members who fought for tinre
served ratification say they cannot
mustor enough votes to pnss the
emergency. It was also stated to
night Mint a movement will be be
gun st ones to mibmit thft qumtion
to u vote of the peoplo at tho pri
mary on August 3.
Rome members exprfwood the optn
Iqu thnt the qiisotlon might go to the
wipreme court whero It might be
heltl that the ratification Is effective;
on iictlun of tho legislature alone.
Ily Associated l'ren State Wire.
OKLAHOMA CITY, Feb. 27.
Ratification of tho federal suffrage
amendment without thn -emergency
clause which would have placed It
beyond Iho rench of referendum
Iiaxsotl tlio senate late this afternoon
iy a voto of 25 to 13, TJhfl emer
gency clause, requiring SO votes, or
a two-Cilrtls majority, wu lost by a
voto of only 21 for and 17 against.
Failure of the emergency cbuisn
makes It Impnavtlbln for tho ratlfltn
Hon to become cffcctlvo with ap
proval of tho .governor.
Consideration of tho resolution ns
OONTINUEIl ON l'AOK THKKE.
VotcrH of City Urged to Oct Nnnicf
Upon tlu) Poll Honks nt Once.
Suoli Is the urgent admonition ot
ill political parties with special ref
erence to tlie women votom of the
city who must get their names on
he precinct hook's or tliey will be
denied tho privilege ot participating
in thn primary and city elections
'I ho registration books are now
open to prospective voters. Thin
means tint women lUirt thoso persons
who ha.cn moved Into tho city or
changed their place of residence
since they registered beforo.
Complaints arc already belnrr made
by voters of their llrahillty to find
the precinct registrars nt the places
designated for registration. Especial
ly Is thli true of men who work a'
night. They report that tho wives
of registrars havo told tliem they
will have tn cumo at night to be
registered. To accommodate voters
who nro oompclled to work at night
too rttrlstratloii books uhould bo kepi
open during the day.
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