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VOL. XIV, NO. 201
TULSA, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, APRIL 15, 11)20
PRICE 5 CENTS.
CHARGE FOSTER IS BEHIND RAIL STRIKE
RELIABILITY CHARACTER ENTERPRISE
DEFI TO FERRIS
ISSUED BY GORE
Blind Senator Keadv to
Campaign Upon War
OPENS BATTLE HERE
Crowd of More Than 2,000
People Hear Wind Sena
tor Defend His Stand.
TELLS OF AID TO OIL MEN
Saves F.nough to. Pay Salary
for 0,000 Years Denies
vrriaior Thomas I'. Gore flrrd the
opening gun of IiIh campaign for re
election lieforo the August pilmnrlc.s
at n meeting In Convention hall last
The lillnJ senator threw flown tho
ratnittct when ho niinotincpit that
there was; ii standing I'hallcngc dl
rtctod nt his oi)unen(, Congress
inan Scott Ferris, to iipprnr on the
ritatfnrm U'ltli lilm lit mil time In
dlteuw the matter of records In con-
"This challenge stands good until
AuKUct "." Senator (ioru announced,
ml tliu iiiiuouiicemcnt vitx Kicotcd
H'-imlnr Oore'u mldresn eontalned
r number of liiimoroiiH norles nud
rcferenceH that kept tho lamn nudl
ence Bond natured through the two
houra of IiIh talk.
I'reeedlm; tho nddre.si, n brafH
I.Htid p.iraded thn downtown hi reels,
nceonip.mled by two liannorH an
nounctiic the addrenK. born I poll
tlelaim considered tho crowd nn un
usually larce imdlcneo for Htieli nn
event, and estimated tho number at
hctween 5,000 and 11,000. Thorn win)
a llhernl sprinkling of wnmen
IhrouKliout tho hntihe.
' I uant to nay that Senator fioro
hm been u tno'.t nB(jreKlvo rhuni
plnn of the oil industry as a whole,"
Mid JiidKn .1. ,J. Shea, prominent In
ell cli-cle.1. In InttodticliiK the
pealicr. "Tho Industry owes to Sen
ator fiore a debt of gratltlldn that
Crfn never be repaid."
Jutje Miea and Senator (lore, It
va said, have fr.Hiuenty consuUcd
each other on maimers, peilalnlnc to
Hie nil business. The jenator, ilur.
In? bu aildross, took occasion to
complln i'iil the oil IndiiHry on pos
kihi ninh an nblc contender ns
'I hope (hr men ruid women of
" Hibon will do thnr duty "ind re.
'urn Mr. (Sore to the senate," .Indue
Khra concluded, nnnnunclnc that hr
would leave shortly to catch a train
ml that the meeting would there
'after be presided over by Wash I.
At Senator (lorn arose to speak,
Uicie was. a loud hurst of npplnuso,
"I am a friend of the laboring
" an, -i friend of the business man,
and above all a friend of Justice,"
Ileforring to Tulsa, he wild: "Tul
" l the nnlv city In the world wliere
II Is necessary" to Issue a new city
directory every movnlng." ' x
"I 'latnr tlotc wi uld haslen the
thli'. lie said, when the question of
1" k hi war be i cfirrcd to llm peo
ple f,.r a vn(p
u "When that lime comes." he said,
'I want Vie mothers, who bring
eer h.ns Into the world through trnv
ai' nud .imnny, to have the final vole.
"There ore those who said you
B""1 t return the man who ob
ttruit.il the progress of the war.
Thc vai, onP ,)f (I "Wfnn"
tush,. w, rillbiihlcred the urmeil
t.e itr ,i,iv ,. tmrlng the lime that
"in uhh be ne f blistered. I was
"iiMng hide and seek villi death,
uncnriKi lom part of the time.
"This Is iMilcul of the ntisrepre-
""nt.ttlnns thitt have been tnnde
aetlnst my record as it I'nltec
'T never riuestlonert tho honesty
of those who favored the declara
tion of war. Itegardless of my at
Uttido I knew the men nnd wo
men of Oklahoma were patriotic.
"Hut oncn declared, the war must i
" siippnrled. To have failed would
''in e heen tlm grealest trngndy In
the 'inrld. I tried to, conform my
scMtiiiH nccord with the Munition.
"I have tho highest regnrd for
I resident Wilson. My duty Is to
stand by the wishes of tho people 1
reprencni I know nn other rule"
There was a burst of npplauso. "I
'ONTINOHn OV I'Alil'i nini:
; found by Iho buying puhllr In
A'ooJl Jon sell when tho pub
"e flnda that tho quality of your
poods u B0(Kj an,i tll0 prC0 la jU(jt
" "HI trust you.
Ton always show your personality
'o all tho reading public by tho way
'on word your ads to tell about
e v00""' Tour honesty which
ou niow by your frankness Is your
"est trademark In Imtdnotui. I'honn
ko bOOO and au for Want Ad
World's News Told
in Condensed Form
for Hurried Readers
MIIMN. April 14
prisoners , . i,r.n
ipsrenllv unconditionally, and
lh " eo'derc.i tt.
Slity four hunger
IIHt.FAST. April 14. Ooldters flrcrt bull
cartridges over t It n lirxrlK of crowds iralli-
ered at the Londonderry elation today snd i
two civilians were wounded by rlcocheltlni
Al.nt'QL'KRQl'H. N. M.. April H. The
Atchison, Tore'. it X Santa l railroad this
afternoon heenn moving; strike-bound pass- !
"' I Minn Mt upon hdvlrrs that etrlk- I
n t (iiitip, .v. m. had returns to
IMiHPKNKlATi:, Mo.. April 14. Hen
Htor .lames A. ltod nj.ii endorsed by the
the democratlo county convention here to
day pr h dclea-sle-at-Iarao to the national
NISW TOIUC, April II. Director of
the American TobJrcco company today,
announced a foinmon Block dividend of
?b per cent payable tn holders of class
It common stock of record July 18.
WAS4IIINOTON. April 14. An armistice
between thn unionists In (luatemala and
forces of President IJetrada Cabrera has
been elcnod and the proposal made that
President Cabrera, leavo the country, ac
cording to advices today to the atate de
partment. WABlllVOTON. April H. Clfn. .Inlin J.
Pershing will leav April 33, It was an
nounced, for the canal rone to inspect
defense and lollltary unit" there. This
wltt conclude the tour of the natlon'a
tnltltary establishment he began several
KANHVS (MTV, April 1 4. "Inxuruenl"
switchmen on strike hero lute, today noti
fied local official of the Ilrotherhood of
Ilallrnad Trainmen of their refuiial to
" ,,;T , ' "" """"
effort tn end the strlkn here.
NKW YOltK. April 1 I. fleprenenlatlve
nt II of the lament ncneprlnt nianufac
lurlnic companies In thu Unlteil Hlates
and Canada, at u conference with union
officiate hero today, u creed to urant their
employea a cereraj whko advance of 20
per cent In renewing working agreements
for tho ncit year.
MllMPMItt, Tenn.. April 14. l.oul T.
KavanaiiRh, tnanatccr of the Mteelastppt
rber section of the federal MteeUiilppI
and Wan lor river burse line, with head
quarters In Ht. !ou1n, was drowned In the
MtealMelppl river here today ntien a skiff
In which be wan tldlnir was cauultt In a
whlilpnot and capalxed.
WAHIirXOTOK. April 1 4. Areincnt to
ahotlah tho aub-treaaurlee at llnaton. New 1
York, Philadelphia, llaltlmore, New Or- i
leans, Ht loula, Fan Tranclaco, Cliiclnuatl
nnd Chicago nn July 1, 15:1, was reached
toduy by eenate and houae confereea on
tho lesletatlve, ciecutlie and Judicial up-I
TT ,ii . o , . I
RAN HAt.VADOn. Ilepubllo of HaUadnr.
April It. The icpubll.j of Malvador will
adhere iilihout rceervatlon tn the leamie 1
of iiHtlona, it was annoiinced here today.
Keporta that thn national contirras cf
Kalvador had decreed a Latln-Ainerlcan
court of arbltrallon with the United
Mtatea cxtluijcd wero declared to bo ab
ACUA TMtlllTA. Ponora, April 14. An
unetif ceasfnl attempt upon the life of
President raminzii was made In Mexico
rtt lata l-'ilday nflernoon, arcnrilliiK to
private adllcca recelll'd by Itnberlo Car
rltlo, until h few tlaH skii chtcf of the
Carranxa aecret aentco ror tha illntrlct,
and who has now aenoclated hlmaelf with
the new houora republic.
WASIIINnTON. April 14. Vive hundred
Armenian leterana of Ilia Kuropean war
who foiiRht with the United Htales forces
marched to the state department todtly
and preaenled to Hecretary of Mate Colby,
who acted for I'realdenl unaon, a
nicmurlal aaklng that tho Cnlted Slates
Krant rccoKnltloii to the republic of Ar
menia as has been done by (Ircat llrltaln.
Trance, Italy and Japan.
inPKKA. Kan., April 14. The adoption
of eotne of the "homely old principles"
moons' them, "that ou can't divide unionx
the meinbers of society what you don't
produce," and the reduction of the "bur
deneoine overheail ctpeiisn of our irov
einmeut at WunhlnKton" were advocated
by (lov. l-'rank O. laiwilctl if Illinois to
help solvn the tireaent "abnormal con
ditions" In nn nildrre-s this afternooi, bry
fnro tho Kaimau Hlnto Hankers' ssaoLla
HT. I.OIMH, April 14 Peanuts and
corn coin can be used to rctuco Hie cost
of itvca. accordlni; to sneakers at to
day's eeselon of the convention of iho
Ainor can riieinn ai society, i no rnemiais
attributed thu IiIbIi tost of sugar In thr,(0( to nter the lace nnd ItlslMori
follure of the bed sus-ur cropa In l'rance, , ,. rfonilii.atlon of. 'I'Iioiivim U
llelglum. rirnnniiy and Itusala In 19l and V,1 ", ,?1 "... 1 " 'J . , ' "n"1,lH
ml" cM.erl.nci.is to obtain a sinrar sub 1 1nr 'i'! ,',l term
siltuto are belnB conducied with malt L Mtilllvnii h differences with Itryan
A ttorney Freed
Jail Sentence for Contempt
Hy Askoclated Presa Stats Wire
MUSKOOEK. Okla.. April 14
A. U Umery, n prominent attor
ney of Okmulgeo was released
from Jail ht 10:80 o'clock tonlsht
on a supersedeas bond after ho
had spent more than five hours
behind the bars, sentonced (for
contempt of court hy Superior
ludgn nuy F. Nelson.
HniM-y several duys ago wrote
Judge Nelson a. letter In which
ho accused him of bolng Intoxi
cated while hearing n enso In
which Krnery appeared as an nt-
t(,rnP5'' ... .
Kmery wan arrested In Ok
mulgee this morning on an nrdcr
from .lodge N n 1 s o n. When
brought beforo the court this aft
ernoon ho was sentenced to 'l
hours In Jalt and to psy a fine
Tho attorney was scored with
out mercy by the oourt. .ludgo
Nelson declared that when ho ro
celved the letter ho had debated
,"a long timo whether lo wait until
1 saw you uud give you tho sound
throshlng that you dtsorved or
to bring you into court and pun
Jslt jou fur ontcmjt." Had In
DIES IN CHICAGO
Noted Democratic .Leader
Kails Victim to
READ OUT OF PARTY1
Illinois "Hons Often Clashed
With leaders Denounced
Hitterly by Hryan.
LED MOVEMENT FOR WILSON
Turned State's Delegation' to
President nt Raltimorc;
(JIIICACJO, April II. Roger C
Sullivan, f U yeairt old democratic
lender of Cook county and prom
inent In state nnd national politics
for 30 years, riled nt his home In
Chicago Into today of bronchial
pneumonia. He had been seriously
111 a month.
Jlr. Sullivan returned to Chicago
recently from Hot Springs, Ark.,
where. ht had gone for his health
nfter spending a part of tho winter,
at Palm Heach, Klorldn, nnd at
Washington, whero ho conferred
with political lenders,
Mr. Sulllvun planned to enter tho
democratic national convention at
San I'rnnclsco ns tho lender of the
Illinois delegation of B8, with tho
Intention of making that his last
appearance as h political leader.
linger Sullivan, condemned In his
own stale by his opponents as a
"boss" and inoie than once "read
out" of tho democratic party by no
less a person than William Jon
nlngs Hryan, led thn movement that
finally resulted In making Woodrow
Wilson president of tho United
It was Sullivan who headed the
democratic delegation from Illinois
nt the Itallluiore convention In 1 90S
n delegation pledged to Ohatnp
Clark- -and who, after sufficient
ballots hail bgen sent to discharge
,llM obligation to 11 no s, mv tcheri
,,. , ., , , . . . . ll'llson nllil
,n' "', Ini, M,ul" " " 'IKO"
""'do his nomination possible.
linger riuiiivnu nail neon n partic-
Ipant In every dcmocrnllo conven
(Ion since 1S02, nnd In nt least three
of thn seven he attended ho had
been a conimnndlng figure.
Clashed Willi l.eiulcrs.
Ills clashes with Hryan, Carter
Harrison and William It. Hearst
faction of the party in his hoinn
slate, which brought him the title
of "boss" from his political enemies,
niado Sullivan a democratic flgurn
throughout the country, despite the
fre(Uont attacks on his power and
tho fact .that many of the influential
party organs of Illinois were against
him Sulllvnii was the undisputed
leader in Illinois for several years,
Hogrr Sullivan ns a business man
had been no less successful than ris
a politician. Coining to Chicago In
1R79 to work in tho railroad shops
lui nn .apprentice machinist at ll.'-'S
a day, ho was reputed to bo worth
morn than 1, 000,000 at tho time of
Kour yenrs nfter coming tn Chi
cago Mr. Sullivan attended his first
political mo ling, n ward caucus,
and from that day dated his Interest
In politics. In 1 S0O he was elected to
his first political office, clerk of Iho
In 10! I he vvas a candidate for 1T.
S, senator bill was defenteiHby I.aw--
jrcnen Y. Slierniail
l'r( sldent Wilson
opposed Sullivan's election. Two
years later Ills friends proposed his
n.inie fur vice nreslilent. lint lietre
CONTIM IIIJ ON TAOH N1NM1.
consulted hts own wishes, the
court said, ho would lfavo
threshed him but he felt It his
duty to uphold tho dignity of the
Judgo Nelson placed several
witnesses nn tho stand who sworo
tnat tho furntturo In the cham-"
hers had been shelncod the day
before and that tho "smell of
liquor" In tho room was due to
that cause. Tho Judge said in
putting his witnesses on tho stand
ho would do that which no crim
inal has ever been asked to do
provo himself Innocent.
Kmery -apologized and re
tracted his letter. Ills attor
ney declared he bolloved tho re
Hmery wna released tonight on
papers which .ludgo Nelson him
helf prepared for him.
.ludgo Nelson has boen promi
nently mentioned to succeed Judge
Thomas II. Owen upon tho elalo
Kenned) 's Special (1,00,
llroiled yearling T Hone rltsak, O'mlen
Potatoes, Tomatoes und (JUra, Krled Vik
I'lanl. 6 in 9 p , in, Kennedy's Jtejtautaot.
Ha naarlsA ppointed
by Wilson to Serve
on New Labor Body
.i:0(;H W. IIANCAIt.
Mr. Hangar Is ono of tho Uireo
public ' presenlntlves named by
President Wilson to sorvo on tno
new labor Niard created by tho
new railroad measure. Mr. Hungar
has been connected with tho media
tion commission nnd has had exper
ience in handling labor disputes.
Tho other two members nro former
Mayor Henry T. Hunt of Cincinnati
and Judgo r -M. liarton or, Tenn
TO NEW PRISON
Action Taken to Avert
UNIONS MAKE PROTEST
Holiday Announced for To
day to Demand Release of
Chief of Kansas Miners.
IMTTSIllMUJ. Kan., April 14
Alexander M. Hownt, president of
District No. 14, fulled Mlno Work
ers of America, and three other off I
clals who have been Incarcerated In
tho Crawford county Jail rtt fllrard
for refusing to testify beforo tho
Kansas court of Industrial relations,
tonight were removed from Jill and
luni'll lu i'iin.1 wm-n
llowatiind Itobert Foster, auditor,
wero laken to Ottawn and placed In
tho Franklin county Jail while
August Dorchy, vlco-presldent, and
Thomas Harvey, secretary-treasurer,
wero taken to loin, and placed in tno
Allon county Jail, The order for
tlielr removnl issued ny tno district
court upon petition of the sheriff,
charges that the reason for thn re
moval Is that the Crawford county
Jail has been deemed unfit for the
saro keeping or tne incarcerated oni
clals, They will bo kept In tho Frank
lilt nnil Allen jaiia until tno iiirtner
order of the court. In his peti
tion thn sheriff, slated the demon
strations of thn last, few days In
Crawford county have shown that
attempts to affect and procure the
release of tlm officials might no
made hy crowds of aliens who do not
understand tho American systejn of
government and who might thlnlc
tho prisons wero being wrongfully
A riomnnstratlon that was expect
ed to surpass In extent all previous
mass meetings In behalf of tho old
rials was .planned lo bn hold In
(Jlrard tomorrow. Pittsburg union
labor has been asked tn take
holiday and" take part in tho event
and thn shop employes of tho Kan
sas CHv Southern have announced
their intention to tukn a full day
Slnlo Senator Itcslgiw.
OKLAHOMA CITY. April 11
Klmer Thomas of Medleino I'ark re
Rlgnod as a member of the stato ren
ate today. His action, ho said In his
letter of resignation, la caused by his
candidacy for the democrat' noni
Inatlon for congress In tho Sixth
New York Life
Farmer & Duran
203 I'alaio libit'. l'liiilio 151
TO TALK 'PEACE'
, New York Chairman Is
Willing to Submit to
OKLAHOMA MEN BACK
Rock Island Kinployes Return
at 101 Ueno and Chickasha;
Ptieak in Chicago.
CALL FEDERAL GRAND JURY
Probe of Strike in Now Or
leans Ordered 1 nvestigate
All Phases of Tieup.
.Mitt' VOIIK. April 14. Thn first
overtures of penco on Dm part of
tho striking rallronil workers who
have disorganized the nil I road trans
portation futilities of New York and
northern New Jersey, camo tonight
when IMwaid Mi-Hugh, chairman of
tho strikers' committee, guvo out a
statement that "now that thu railroad
labor board has been appointed, wo
deslro tu avail nursolvcM of the op
portunity provided It for n cmiucllon
of our grievances."
CHICAtlO, April H. Tho first
Important broak In the ranks of In
surgent railroad eniplnycH tu the
Chicago lermlnul dUilrlct catun today
when railroad officers announced
tlist groups of strikers on tho Penn
sylvania, thn Son lino nnd tho Chi
cago, Uock Island & 1'iiclflo had do
clued to return to work.
Kdwurd Currlgan. vlco President of
tno uroinerjinoii ui Locomotive i iri-
meii and Kngliiomen said pnglnemen
or a number of roads hud voted to
go back to work and would report
for duty tomorrow or Friday.
The first nreak was reported
among firemen on tho Pennsylvania,
who vote'd to return if tho roud
would not cancel their seniority
rights. Later, line!; Island (.Itch
men sent a dolegntlon lo confer with
road officers. Soino of the men re
turned today nnd the other nliinned
to report tomorrow., Itock Island nf-
iicers said sinners ri iii ueno, UKia.,
I'ort worth, Texas, and Clilckaaha.
Okla., also had returned.
While Insurgent leaders continued
to claim that tho strlko was growing
In strength, tho tlenoral Managers
association said nioro freight was
moved in Chicago today than on nuy
day since the strlko started
The Chicago lardmen's associa
tion today denied reports that I. W.
W. leaders wero behind the emllch
mons' otrlko nnd declared that John
(Irnmiu, head nf thn outlaw organi
zation, had not been deposed,
NI1W OULHANS. April 14.--
frilled Slales District Judgo Unfits
poster today railed a special session
of tho federal grand Jury to consider
the cases of eight "outlaw" strike
leaders nrrested last night by federal
agents nnd charged with Interfering
with Interstate commerce, violating
Iho ixiver act and Interfering with
thn mails. Judgo Foster announced
the grand Jurymen would bn In
structed to lnvestlgaln every possible
pnnsn or tno strlko nnro.
In his rlmrgn Judge Foster de
clared the lenders of any movement
tn Interfere with ordinary commerce
or the trnnsnorlntlnn of necessities of
life were "as guilty of felony us mur
derers. He ounlnd several ads of
tho United States criminal code
which, ho said, had been violated.
TROOPS "CALLED" OUT
Illinois l'orce fin to Kcvtniioo to
(Jucll Outbreak at llctpient
nf I.ncnl Authorities.
SPIUNfiKIHI.D. III. April 14
Acting Oovernor Oglesby, following
a request from Sheriff Wilson of
Henry county, today ordered Adjt.
Clen. Frank Dickson to send state
troops lo Kew.tneo to assist tho
sheriff In mallilulnlng order at tho
plant of the Kewanen Tube com
pany, whero H'rike riots have oc
curred. KKWANKK, 111., April 14. Sher
iff Samuel Wilson nf Henry county
today appealed to tho governor to
send troops hern to maintain order
following a series or rignts netween
workers at th Wnlsworth Manufac
turing company and between 2,000
and 3.000 strikers,
Kmploycs of tho 'Walsworlh com.
puny, li vaivo ami luting plant,
struck four weijln ago for recogni
tion of their union, tho closed shop
nnd more money. A week ago the
plant re-opened with 800 to J.U0O
of the former iimiiloyes at work.
Troops from Chicago nro expected
to reach hnro tonight.
I'nch (iocM to San Itemo,
I'AIHS, April 14. Marshal Fooh
will urcompany Promler Mlllernnd to
San Ilcmo, whero Iho supremo al
lied council will meet next week He
will act as tho promtr's military ad
viser regarding tho enforcetnnt of
1'liiut.cH of the Versailles treaty pro
viding for thu disarmament of Ger
Organizer of Steel
Tie-Up Is Reported
Backing Rail Strike
' ssssBHHWiiiiiiiiiHr ' JUm 1
WI 1, 1,1 AM ',. roSTKIt.
Iteporls from Washington nn
nnuiico Hint the government holds
William ' Foster, organizer of the
steel strike. Is behind tho movement
to organize a new railroad union as
a result nf which tho present walk
out of yardmen nnd switchmen oc
McCumber . Offers Now
Resolution to Declare
GOES TO COMMITTEE
Foreign Relations Hody to Act
Upon Proposal Today
Offer Irish Resolution.
WASHINGTON, April II. A sub
stllulo for tlm republican Joint peace
resolution adopted last week by tho
house was introduced today by. Sen
ator McCumber of North Dakota,
leader of tho republican military
rrscrvallonle.tM lu thn pen en treaty
fight. Ho nnnounced that ho would
bring It before tho special meeting
of iho foreign relations commltteo
called for tomorrow to consider the
Under tho McCumber resolution
commercial relations between the
fulled Slates and Mcrmany would
bo resumed lo the same extent nnd
under the samo limitations im though
no war had existed, No resumption
or diplomatic relations or settlement
of war Issues Is proposed.
A r solution rerjiiustliig secietary
of stale, wllh thn approval of the
president, to cniisn representations
to bn made to tho llrlllHi govern
ment for the Immediate trial of citi
zens of Ireland arrested and locked
lip been use nf their fight In' 'behalf
of freedom and Independence," was
Introduced today by llepresentatlve
Tague, democrat of Slassachusetts.
Thn resolution set forth that "a
considerable number of ltlshmen had
been ii n ested as political offenders,
thnt" they worn entitled to arraign
ment and trial, nnd pending ur
talgnment to bn accorded thai treat
merit which tho principles of tho
law of nations nccords to thoso ar
rested for political crimes aH dis
tinguished from felonies "
Obrcffon FIcch Mexican
Capital With tManarer
MF.XK'n PITV. April II. --I,leu.
tenant Colonel Alv.tro (jbrcgon, can
didate for Hie presidency of tho re
public, and lleneral llenjauiln IIIH.
his campaign manager, fled rrom tho
eonltnl vcttlerrliiv norm In fi tlOWCt-
fill automobile, presumably lu tho
direction of Iguala, slate or uiior
rrro. The movements of the follow.
nrm ,tf nfirnurin lire lint haul tICroil llV
nuthorlttes and Obrcgon himself wna
allowed to leave inn .-iiiiiimi uiiiiui
dered despite Iho fact that It was
known to thn authorities ho was
preparing to f Ion.
TtJI.KA. OhU., April 14. Mailrnuin, 74
minimum. 40. south wlmla. clear.
OKLAHOMA' Thursday cloudy, unset
tled In east portion! cooler In northwest
nnrtlnn: rrlaay partly clouny.
LOHIHIANA' Thuudsy fair, warmsr,'
Friday prnnaiuy lair.
AUKANHAH- Thursday unsettled weath
er, lo al showers In north portion, wanner
In east porilon, Friday fair
TAI-.T TI-.XAH Thursday parity Cloudy,
cooler In eitreme northwest portion! Prl
day centrally (air.
WI.IIT THXAI1. Thursday fair, cooler
tin norm portion, jrnaay tair.
Ezr T',a. 'i
ointtu vnici io tut;
REACTION LOOKED FORI
Officials Think Knowledge
of His Activity Will
HEAR WAGE DEMANDS
Grievances to Be Taken
Up by New Board as
Soon as Organized.
"BIG UNION" PLANNED
"Positive Proof" Secured
Palmer Says; Other
Hy The Associated Press.
WASHINGTON. April 14. He.
tiartment of luslleo Investigators) re
port Hint ovldenro lu their posses.
hIoii nroves that William '. Foster,
leader of thn Ill-fated steel strlko, is
a. prime mover behind tho "outlaw
Tho government let this bo known
tonlglil, feeling that when tho strlk
cm learn what Influences nr behind
the movement they will align them-
solvea with their recognized organ
Izntliiiia. Action bv thn govoriinieul
In thn tllrectlon of tirosncutlon of
strlko liHcrn, therefore, will bo
held In vhevuncn tinndtnir tlm ex.
nected rf.tctlott umonn thu strikers
on receipt of Inforinutlon showing
thn dlrcclliig impulse gt tho utrlk-i
'I'lin evidence In the hands (if At
torney tlonerul Palmer shows that
Fouler was nrcscilt Ht Union meet-
lues which were ndlouriicd to meet
In other halls, not as organisations
but os Individuals. Mr, Palmer also
said that Carl Pleraon and A. 15.
Ileeso, both of whom Uo depart
ment's Investlgaturs have placed In
the category wllh Foster, went nil
eticaued In nllnmtllM to MXPatld tlm
strlko and worn directly connected
with planning II. "olli uegan tins
work In Chicago, .Mr, Palmer said.
('(insider 'ng Denmiul.
As that phase of Iho situation be
came known, t'resiueni wiison mci
Ills cabinet for thu first tlmo Hlnco
lust August. Tho whole story of tho
strike orlsls was related and It was
understand n decision was then
reached to seek it solution through
tho publication of the motives be
hind the walkout, tho strikers being
assured at the samo tlmn of early
consideration of any wngo demands)
they may mako by tho runway lunor
That must not bn construed to
mean the government Iiiih adopted
a policy of hands off, It was wild,
hut rather that officials believed
tho tlmo has not arrived for direct
Tho seuatn did not conrirm tonay
tho nominations lo tho labor board.
Thev worn considered In executive
seselnn nnd th president's selection
brought harp criticism m anmo
ciises. It was understood. I.eadorH
asserted tonight that probably they
would bn confirmed Willi nilio noiay
unless definite ground for opposition
developed fiiiiu InMUli'leH somo sen
ators were making.
Planned Dig Union,
Mr. Piilmcr niado public evldenoo
of iiliins nreiiared by Foster and h'a
iidheients lo disrupt tlm four great
tnllway brotherhoods anil to organ
ize all railroad workers Into ono
union. Seized dociimentH also rn
vculcd that' a similar course was tu
have been followed In various other
Industries where crafts aligned with
tho American Federation of lbor
would bo urged to reorganlzo un
der ono name..
"Wo havo positive proof of tho
plana for this expansion." Mr.
Palmer said. "I know thn ilatos
fixed for natlon-wldn strikes In other
.nilustiles und our Investigator hnvu
found that thn foundation of thoso
oiitbursls has gono on exactly us In
I tie railroad strike "
Tho wholo program vvas ono phnso
of the plans nf thn Ilusslun indlcals
"designed nt tho ultlmato capturo of
industry, the overthrow of thn gov
ernment and the svttlng up of dicta
torship like that In chaotic Utissla,"
Mr. Palmer said. Workors wero ho
luir led unwittingly Into thn trap set
for them, ho added, and through
thn I. W. W tho communist Inter,
nationale headed by Lenliin und
TroUky was attacking Americas In
Federal ngenlii had Intercepted a
courier from Itussln March 1, ho
said, bearing message to American
localH of thn communist! detailing
methods of organizing clnsa war.
Tho radicals wore Instructed to
direct their utmost efforts toward
drawing tho proletarian masses Into
thn pathway of revolution. Tho or
gunlgnllnu'H first goal, tho message
said, must ho thn wrecking of tho
American Federation of Labor and
It ought to establish direct and
close relationship with the I W. W
and thn "Ono lllg t nlon ' of Can
ada. Thn I. AV. ., tho word con
tinned, was to bn tho tool employed
CONTINUED ON PAUK NINE.
All but Two Yardmen
Hack and Embargo
Will Be Lifted.
50 FRISCO MEN OUT
Equal Number Still at Work
Katy and Santa Fo
Working Full Crows.
TO ORGANIZE UNION TODAY
Meeting to Dc Held Sand
Springs Road Advances
Wages for Switchmen.
All yardmen employed In tho local
Midland Valley yards icturued to
work, at B o'clocti yesterday ovc-
nlng except two, I,co lllard, local
superintendent, snld Into last night
Ilemovul or the om cargoes on iroigiu
over that road will probably tako
place today, ho added.
All foodstuffs for ihunian con
sumption can bo shlppod to Tulsu
or through thin city to points on
the western division or tno r risen
railroad, Frank C. tlow, general
superintendent here, said luto last
night. An embargo on an rreigni
handled by the local yards lias nceu
modified to tho extent of Allowing
a few carloads nf oil products and
tho products of locul factories to ua
uccepted for' shipment subject lo
delay, Oow said.
Thcro nro now nhout B0 men nt
work In tho Frisco yards, Including
engineers uud firemen. Ait equal
number aro still on strike. At the
Katy, crow wero nt work all dny
yesterday with two switch engines
nud thcro will bn thrco at work on
that ro.td today, It was learned from
tho local officials of tho Ilrother
hood of Hallway Trainmen.
Sunlit I'to at Work.
Thcro aro thrco crow working
In shifts In tho local Santa Fa yards,
Up tit n !(. mir ji.t plglit, th"
regular night crow wan ntlll work
ing, according to roporU received
from tho yard office. No tlo-up has
occurred on tho Hnntu Fo system
horn except for a few hours Mon
day. Aflor working nil night Tuesday
night, a crow of Frisco yardmen
worn refused their breakfast at a
restaurant near thn Frisco round
house In West Tulsa, according to
a report rncolved by tho superin
tend Inst night. Tho Frisco rail-
f(J.NTINlJI1I ON l'AW TWO
MEXICAN FIGHT STARTS
Ttoom of Solium Ilepubllo and 1VU
oral Forced Kngngt) In 11 rut
Ibittlo, llcport Knyn.
Hy The Associated Tress.
AUUA IMtlirrA, Sonora, April 14.
Troops of thn now republic of Son
ora. huvo had their first battln with
Carranxa soldlero on the Sonora.
Slnaloa boundary, according to n
report received today, apparently
vorlfylng nn earlier report from
Nogales. Military authorities said
tho battlo meant war between tho
Carninza. government and Sonora.
Tho Qnqul Indians, who nave neen
at war for months against tho Mex
ican government, havo mudn peaco
with Sonoru authorities) and between
four and flvo thousand warrior will
Ini mobilized against Carntuxa, It
was said hnro today. Tho military
authorities hero claimed an army of
moro than 25,000 would bo enrolled
within n week.
W. Sill Freed on Fnibofileinenl nt
Muskngro anil Is He-arrested.
MUHIvOOHfj. Okla.. April 14. O.
W. Sill, a former sergeant in tho
murine, corps, run n gauntlet oi ex-
tierienecB today mid tnnignt no ami
his wlfo uro under arrest in tho city
Acquitted into today on n cnargn
nf embezzlement proforred against
tit tn hy former comrades or inn
American legion, ho was arrested
Into tonight on another charge of
embezzlement brought by a local In-
Sill was arrested after a running
h.attlo with Patrolman George, W,
McCluIre, who sought to placo him
After his acquittal today Mrs, Pill
and Chtro Conory, n witness for the
prosecution, clashed in tho court
room doorway. Court officials sep
arated tho women.
Pcrshinu Would Not
WA S 1 11 NOTON, April II.- Willi
General Pershing is not seeking a
presidential nominal Ion ho told fel
low Nnbraskans tonight nt n recep.
tlon in his honor "that no pntrlotlo
Ai rb in' (mid letus' l' frrve. ii
called "by tho people," Tho statement
followed references by other spruk
ors to a movement lu Nebrnskri tu
name General Pershing nn tho favor
ite son" candidate from tho state, for
tho republican nomination,