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VOL. XIV, NO. 301
TULSA, OKLAHOMA. SATURDAY, JULY 24, 1920
PRICE 5 CENTS.
J June 7 .7 4 , III III III .
POLES ASK MORAL SUPPORT OF AMERICA
RESOLUTE WINS 4TH RACE AND STANDING IS EVEN
t TO TELL WINNER
Deciding Run Will Be
Held to Determine
Holder of Cup
FASTEST RACE IS RUN
Less Than 4 Hours Required
Yesterday; Both Sloops go
Over Course Speedily
DEFENDER IS SETTING PACE
Beaten Twice Yank Skipper
Comes Back and Outma
ANDY HOOK, N. J., July 23.
JJefinder Resoluto tossed her six
minutes and 40 seconds handicap
.overboard today and defeated tho
.British challenger. Hhamrock IV., In
the fourth race of tho 1920 regatta
for the America's cup.
The series stands a tie and the de.
riding race will be run tomorrow.
Shamrock won the first race last
fUhiirsday when an arldent to Reso
iute's rigging forced her out while
ar In the lead. The second attempt
last Saturday ended In no race, the
yachts, being unable to get sufficient
breeze, to take them around the
course in the specified six-hours.
Shamrock scored the second Tie-
4ory last Tuesday. Resolute cam"
back Wednesday, running a dead
heat with the challenger and win
ning by her handlcnp of seven min
utes and one second. Resoluto, will
enter tomorrow's race a favorite In
Fastest of Rnore.
Today's race was the fastest of
the series, Itesolute completing the
8 n - tn 1 lo triangular course In three
hours, 38 mlnutca and 53 seconds.
Shamrock followed three minute
end 41 seconds laler, but the actual
.difference In sailing time was only
three mlmitH and 18 seconds, Res.
ilute having led across the starting
line by 23 seconds
Although it lacked the thrilling
neck and neck finish that put Reso
lute's victory Wednesday In a class
by Itself, today's encounter was of a
plcturetqueness all Its own. A
jieavy blanket of fog hung over the
lea at Ambrose channel lightship
until within a few minutes of the
start, totally blotting out the ex
cursion fleet and the tall masted
rivals that were coming out from
their haven behind Sandy Hook. The
hoarse fog horn of the light ship was
CONTINUED ON TACiK TWO.
PLAN MARKET BUREAU
American FcdorntUm Socks to FJIml
HMe Middleman AM f Federal
Impart incut Promised
CHIOAOO, July 23. Plans for co-
oporativo mark ting of train and
livestock ami development of better
marketing facilities were dlscusaiid
today at a meeting of the American
farm bureau federation.
The organization Plans a perma
nent bureau in Chicago vested with
authority to determine the best
rneana of disposing of produce
through co-operative effort!. TMn
would eliminate ipeeulatlon and
stabilize prtoM to the consumer,
, "We plan to organize, local grain
TV- ! In every s'ate, 10 ih I r
ducera will have control of the grain
until It reaches the manufacturer."
said J. R. Howard, president of the
' federation. "This Is a fight against
the broker and the middleman."
E. T. Meredith, secretary of agri
culture, told the delegates hla de
rt i..,.t vc.s conducting research
work among the farm organizations
o as to promote cooperation won
A aammlttM of .ion farmers from
rverv state will call on Senator
Harding and f'.overnor Cox with a
reouest that they state tholr posi
IIjm. .... vi 1. ii It tira I affairs, it was
decided today by the national board
of farm organisations, wuesuo
nalrres already have been aent to the
candidates by the organization with
a mam ban tup of 2,000,000.
Arrangements were made to hold
the Mini-annual meeting of the na
tional board In Columbus, Ohio, the
ilatter part of August, after which
':te committee will isii. ihw candidates.
OKLAHOMA city, July 23
Today was the hottest July 23 In the
history of the weather bureau here.
At 3 o'clock the mercury stood at
BS degrees, five degrees more her"
, than the former record of 93 degree.
tn 1319. The lowest temperature
. was recorded for July 23 was 6
I degreea and that in 1894.
Estimate 14 Dead
In Belfast Riots;
City Is Quieting
BELFAST, July 2f. --Although
comparative tpilet prevailed In
Helfaat today, looting was resumed
in Newtonards Roads shortly after
8 o'clock this evening, and riotous
scenes were witnessed In the vtotn
ity of lice street, where a large
spirits and grocery store was ram
sacked. The police made five ar
rests. The St. Mathews K'athollrt
church In Itallymaearret, a suburb,
was occupied by the military. At
tho response of Hie vicar of ll.il
lymaearret, JO0 former service
men presented themselves tonight
as special police.
It la estimated 14 persons have
been killed since the rioting be
gan. Military reinforcements are
being brought lo Relfaet
HKIUL'T. Syria. July 'J 3.- V'rcnrh troop.
In vii-w of Hi fnilurt' of Kin ntMl t'f
.-vi . i tn begin x0cutl'n of the ultimatum
tonus bgn a nar h an IamHrru Mi
trrday. Thr-y MMOUtlftd DO OppVOll l'n
and are irot ectltnif toward Aleppo.
ATLANTIC CITY. July 23. An mil-rtrntlft'-U
Ktcanur wont spti-'un.l tn a h-vy
fog- late today off ltrlganHnn Shoal, ahoiu
kit miles from Atlan'lr CM), -'oast fuarda
have gone nut to the ditr naeil vaanl,
which apparently ta resting easily.
Itmi N. D., July 23 Officials to
bgn to .loubt Hie si ry of Mm Kranru
Shtdon. dauKhtt-r of John ". Clayton, that
her father had killed imvaral persona and
bur I tnl the bod low on his far in IT nitlea from
hre. A group of workmen spent all of
today digging for bodies which Itlg woman
ami her father hud burled, but without
WI'-HITA. Kan., July 13 A 19-year
Old girl, aatd by the police to he Miss
OmU White of Iturktmi n. ft. TOttA who
waa being held In ronnertlon with thi
killing Tuesday night of Deteettve Will
lam Italia rd, committed aul Ide In the
city jail here late rod ay. Tho police
tnntron found the ulrl upended from a
cloth'-a hook by a httndkei rhirf tied about
BfeUL WILLS. 111., July 23 Tha nnm
ber of coal nilnera tdln In eotithern Illl
pohi aa a rewult of Ihe unauthorttfd strike
of day men was rut hunted at jjioits tlntn
3(1,000 by strikers here today.
CHICAQO, July II -Mil Oenrga 1U
of Chicago, rhalrman of the woman's bu
raau of tho democratic national i-nmmlttea
has ben imide rhailliiMii of the woman's
division of th party's national campaign
ctmimUiee. aha announced today. Mrs
ltitp will Opogj nal lonul woman's head
tiuartera here in a Mw days
CONTANTlNOri.K. July Jl Airplanes
which fltw over Adrlanoplc today reported
that the city waa burning.
ROpOHTO, Kurrrnn. Turkey. July It.
King Asunder of (ireece. with Ms staff
landed at Kodoato l his afternoon, after
the embarkation of (jreek troops.
WASHINOTON, July 23. In in effort
to settle the trtke of the mine laborers
in llilnoiH, t he lab'r dei grtment today
ordered three i-f Its conciliators to proceed
to Illinois to sc u Jin Adjustment of t ha
strike. The depai tmenl acted on the re
quest of the white houap.
TVAfWTNOTON, July IS. Tetegrsma
froni the white houae were sent todoj '
tho gfivernora of New (England nrnl the
northwestern stateri announcing that con I
In sufficient quantities to meet thf n'e.i
of thee comnnsnltlog soon will go wwinl
as a result of dODOrtHIOnt conferences here.
WAHHINOTON, July 23 Appointment
of a special board to consider readjust -tu
en t of tho w age of 7.1.000 navy yard
employes and to eubmlt rct'oiiimend-ttlonN
foe a new ttchedule on or before August
If, wa annotin-cd tutluy by Assistant
Secretary of the Ndvy Hitosavelt.
Tt'I.SA. Okla... July 2 -Mnstmum. ,
minimum, lli south w.tds, clear.
OKLAHOM A : Saturday and Kunday
ARKANSAS; Saturday ami Sunday
KANSAS Generally fair Satur.Uy end
Sunday not so warm Haturday in north
TODAY'S LOCAL KVRN'TH.
City club luncheon. Y, W. O. A. cafa
Ordlnant'c l'assed lUviulrhig IVrmlt
for l,urhal of I In arms.
An ordiMBQf was iiusned by the
city eommiMon yesterday affecting
the display and sale of firearms and
deadly weapons. No deadly weapon
tan be purchased, according to tin
terms of this ordlni.net', without a
permit from the head of the Mfat)
depart ment, t'ommlssloner J. M.
The display of deadly weapons
for sale ur trade is prohibited by
tho ordinate I .
KIVAi 1'OISONKU HV CA.NDY.
One DMI and Fir Ri-cuvcrlng
From lOffccts of routing Sworts.
NASHV1LLK, Tenn.. July J3.
Mrs. Lizzie Hrooks Is dead und Mrs.
Kuslo Llltrcll, Mrs. Dora Borders.
Miss Wllllo Caffey ami Mrs. John
Ivey are recovering from tin- fcffouui
of poisoning, sai.l to have been
placed In candy sent to Mrs, Ltttret
t the middle Tennessee hospital for
The candy was received through
the mail. U bore the Nashville post
mark but there was nothing to Iden
tify the sender.
umni nr uiuim
WUnn Ur mAim
All Vital Organs Save
Brain Komoved From
BODY FOUND IN TRUNK
Lay in New York Express
Office Unclaimed for
SHIPPED OUT OF DETROIT
Trunk Month in Storage; "A.
Ticturn" and "James Doug
las". Names Given
N K W YORK, .Inly I'H Removal
of every vital orRan save the brain
from the body p an UltldonUfMtt
yoiii,: woman found lu re today, un
clothcd and mutilated in a trugk
ahlppgd by express from DstroTt.
rnakoa it virtually impoMlblg to iie-
termnlo tho cause of death, Medical
Kxamlncr, HChWOItg announced to
nlKht. The cutlnw; was. perhaps, Hla
work of a butcher," he said, "or
someone only slightly Uquttfntod.
with surgery. A large blnded knife,
similar tn the type used by physi
cians In performing an autopsy, and
a saw were used. The cutting was
not done by a pathological student."
The result of nie analysts of the
iimiii vrlll bo known tomorrow, he
Iioclor Schwartz exjiressed the
opinion that the solution of the
mstery must come from Iietrolt.
"Wo are lri possession of certain
llilngs that will not be made pUbllO
until the police of Detroit have been
given time to work out a solution
of the murder."
Work 'if Maniac.
The nolle theory Is that the
mutilation wat Ihe worfc of a maniac
po!'reslng a ci'ttde. knowledge of
me.iieine. i.ut nono of surgery,
"Who ever did the Job." said Chief
Me, Ileal K.xamlner iforrtaa "knew
enough to remove all organs which
would glw exldenco of a crime or
method of death."
T tie' Impossible to determine.
Doctor Schwartz said, whether sev
eral cuts on the body had been made
before or after death. He was In
clined to belli ve, he said, that tht v
l a 1 ben mi.de after the woman died.
T am nlr.cst certain that n crlm
tral 0 fx rgtion WM performed." he
declared, "That can be determined
by finding traces of chloroform in
the brain "
Name of Shipper.
Ite-examlnalinn of fhe trunk led
to discovery of n tag hearing the
rame "A. A Tatum. Detroit, Michi
gan." On the records, of the expre-s
oompanv, however. the Semite's
name was carried "Tieturn " The ad-deof-e
of the vender was given as '105
Harper street, Detroit
For more than a month the trunk
had been In the express warehouse
without attracting attention. It had
not been claimed by the addressee
".lames Douglas." whose address
was given amply s New York city.
The body of the nude woman was
found by employes of the express
company, among the unclaimed
baggage In" the company's East 44th
street warehouse. The trunk had
been received here from Detroit
llellevlng that the trunk con
tained perlsh.iblo merchandise, ona
of the expressmen opened It and
found Ihe woman's body. The body
had been lammed Into the trunk
snd the clothes apparently had
been thrown in afterward
There wire no murks of violence
on the body, express company ern
CONTItrOlO OM I'AtlK TWO.
t'NIOXS TO l'KJIlT IN' CoritT
Order of Mining Company to Vacate
.maiiy IIoiiack Is Ignored.
UARVBU Ala., July 23 - Striking
mlneri here have Ignored au order
of tho Corona company to vacate
company houses and their leaders
say the matter will he fought thru
the courts. About 450 men are out
In this MOtiOn, The men quit wnfk
when the operators refused to sign
contract., based upon tho so-called
union "blue book."
A small retailer who could
not afford expensive display
advertisements built up a
reputation through running
a notice almost continuously
in The World classified col
umns Call Osage 6000 for
Want Ad Taker.
In Hidden Attack
In West V irainia
WILLIAMSON. W V.i . July
23. Two miners wero wounded
today when Ihe f'ortstnnuth Hol
vay Coal company's nilix. at I'r. e
horn was attacked by persona hid
den In tho hills on Ihe West Vir
ginia and Kentucky atdt of UM
Tug river. A detachment of the
state constabulary with b I-
hounds were Immediately nt lo
the scene of the shouting.
According hi stories reaching
hero front Kreeburn, tho men
were handling coal from the
mouth of th mine which la on
Iho Kentucky side of the river to
the railroad tracks In West Vir
ginia when the firing Lew tn. ahottf
Coming from a parly In. !., in
tho West Virginia hills ami tron
two parties In Kentucky.
(luards stationed at Ihe mine
are said to have returned the fire.
Hut the attacking parties were
not driven off Until two of the
workmen had boon wounded, one
seriously, it was estimated by
men at tho mine that fully 1,000
shots were fired,
His Stand on League Will
Satisfy All Democrats,
NOMINEE AT TRAILSEND
Is Working on Speech of Ac
ceptance; Will Watch G.
- 0. P. in Campaign
COM'MIirs, Ohio, July :.i
Qovernor Con . democratic, presi
dential nominee, today tranrferred
his political war council to Tralla
tnd , bis country home. He will re
main there until he finishes his a -eeptanog
speech for August T. Cam
puign Issue gnd oilier policies were
discussed today by (Juvernor Cox
with Senatois Harrison or Missis
fippl ami King of L'tah and K. II
Mo.. re, the governor's lonvention
"We went over general public
matte!! as they have paraded them
selves through the senate," said the
governor. Sei alor King declared tin
governor's st.ir.d on the leagui ind
other vital topics would "entirely
satisfy every democrat."
ItciMirt All .gni-d
.'I am sure that on all important
subjects touched on In the plat
form," eald Senator King, "Iho gov.
ernoi 's position will tie entire!) at I -
Isfsctory. An .in.i of the democrat!
DenMtora who Voted finally for net
Lodge reservallons to the league,
after advocating unreserved ratlfi
B) lion, 1 am perfectly satisfied wllh
tile governor's views; also wilh bin
petition on labor and progrussivs
The west.ru situation sfso was
gone ..ur by (ievurnor Cox and Sen
luirlng his lust stay here the dem
or ratio nominee also Interested hlm-
aelf further In working for mtifloo
tlon by Tennessee of the woman
He saw a committee from the Na
tional Woman's patty and advised
them of work being donu In Ten
resieo for the amendment.
The woman s party leaders an
nounced they would establish hsad
qunrton at KnnhvHlo. i'"rom Oov
'nor On came tne announcement
that the democrats would make an
.attempt lo hive their cause pre
sented before the c hautauMUas of
" e art going t" Match Ihe chau
!taurua very closely." said Clover
trior Cox. "We are sure that n large
jnumWr of republican speakers will
be filtered Into the r-ha titati.iiaa."
There u.i. altiat issue, I from the
governor's office a statement declar
ing that the republican! mid 18,041
chautau'iug spessers cngaget at $3tj
a dav ami thtit the .lemocraM will
httcmitt to offset this move by se
curing volunteers democratic ora
tors. The statement further said
that the democratic management
would not attempt to compete In
money wllh the republicans.
Tomorrow at Trsllscnd. his home
! near Dayton, OovernorCox will hold
his final fonferenc! with party
i. . t , !-.:.. wm-ii .id
his acceptance gddrogg.
Miidgft Is Ttulscd.
OKLAHOMA CrTT, July ?.i The
1920-21 budget for Oklahoma City la
$1, 414.205 43. It waa announced to
day by Tom Lodlne, county clerk.
This in an lneie.ir.i- of $ I , 2 J1'
oa-r Ihe budget approved by tho ex
cise board last year.
Nominee Receive! Many
Messages of Con
gratulations GETS PROGRESSIVE AID
Many Telegrams Are Re
ceived From Former Mem
bers of Hull Moose
SENATOR SPENDS QUIET DAY
Takes Rest After Notifica
tion Ceremonies ' Penoe ratio
Division Is Seen
Hanlinfj'H S pitch
SAN KUANCISl ' ), July H.
Sin. it. it lliratn Johnson of Cali
fornia tie. I, ne. I In a statement
toda) that St it.it.. t Herding in his
pi i i h of accepunco of the re
P Unheal presidential nomina
tion look nn unequivocal stand
Upon (he "tn i amount Issue In
II. Is . amp. ih,n. ih. league of na
llons." ami that his position has
"made republican success cer
tain arwl his election assured."
MAllloN, Ohio, July 2 Senator
Wording devotetl virtually all of to
day resting and recuperation from
the fatigue of notification day. He
Spenl a short time In his office read
Ing telegrams of congratulation on
his nccoptanca ipnll. hut the
i " t'i put of ih. da was occupied
with an automobile trip to Mans
field, -in milts away, where he had
luncheon ami played a game of golf
The congratulatory in eaaagee came
In grogl number! from til section
of the country, one of Ihe first was
from Be no tor Snog f Pennsylvania,
who wind that he considered the
speech a "strong and stirring utter
ance by an earnest and patriotic
man expressed with that b. i omlnx
motltsty without which no man is
Pnigriw.ltr-1 PI, dgi-d
Matty lalSgra in! WOrg from former
mt tubers tif the progressive party,
O. H. I. Hbelly, republican iatlonat
eommlt tei'intm of Montana and for
naeriy a progressive national com
mltleeman, declared Ihe nominee's
pronouncements Insured that "the
progrooarroi of the west will line up
sallldly for him "
aOOOmponyinf Senator Harding
on Ihe motor trip to Mansfield and
making up a foursome on Iho golf
links were Senators Ki ellnghuysen
i.l New Jet sej ii..!.- .! M and
Biking of Wst Virginia, all of whom
had spent the night at the Harding
In a iit.itement before bis depar
ture, Senator frcllnghuyson declared
the dem..' rats were divided h..pe.
lessly as to whlth part of the coun
try ilmuld be made the theater of
i heir campaign, home believing their
party had no ehanoe in the cost and
some holding that tt .-o.il. I not win
the west. He said lie was convinced
that bOtll WOre right. bUl that he ex
pe, ted fmal dlclslon of the .ucs
tlon to be made "by the dictum of
Wilson POO seet.
"Pemoertits know Ihe precldent
Is about the poorest asset they have"
he continued, "and most of them
would be delighted to forget him
and lei Ihe country forget him. He
Is on their hands ntpl he most de.
cldely declines lo let them get away
from him." .
PICTURE FILMS BURN
Thousands ut Dollars Worth De
stroyed by Haj at Kansas City
i, Mowing an I'.iplirdim
KANKAH CITV, July 2S Thou
sands of motion picture films, value. 1
at 11,000,004 wete dmtroyeii by fire
whl'-h followed an explosion In the
vault of a film company In the Kan
sas City Kllni Kxehange building
hern today. Employes who were
mar tht vault alien the explosion
DOOUrTed quickly closed the flredoors
and escaped Injury.
The explosion occurred In shipping
vault of the vnmoua pinyerg-LMky
corporation on the twelfth floor of
the building and spread lo the.
vaults of the Metro I'lcl urea corpora
tion on the floor below. Vaults of
both companies wers completely
The films wire to have been f
!M!d shortly und hail nevt i beiai
exhibited. Officials of the two eOJtt
panles said the loss was not covered
Scientific Lover May Live
Miss I'tiullne Mellge, who shot lullirs Jonas, her "scientific lover." and
thin killed herself. Jonas, who In 48 years old, and has a wife and two
children, Is !IMOtOd lo recover, but may be blind. Miss Mellgn died In
stantly. The spooling Occurred at (he home of Miss Mellge In Chicago.
i tie east; js au exact parallel t. trie n
which limit Kamlall shot ami killed Clifford Hleyer ami (hen killed heisrlf,
A ill. ii V left by Miss Mellge dlgolOOCd thai for In. .re than a year she was
tortured by the realisation that Ihe love uf Jon-is wa waning, by the utter
futility of the life she was living, by the deception ami the uncouvnntlon
allly of li all. Death waa the only way out. The near double tragedy has
arouse,) much Interest throughout the country.
War; Wants U.S.
WATlltENHlU'lUl, Mo, July 23.
Voicing a warning that another
Kuropean war of major propor
tions is looming, United Senator
James A. lteed, In un address here
tonight urged that Arnerl. in
troops, be brought bOtttO
lie declared ilea the present
situation as boferooa jtuasla ami
ami Poland grew mil of "Polish
ambition, Japanese stupidity and
the greed of Qroal Britain for
further ltrltlsh trade territory."
After attacking the league of
nations covenant at.. I reviewing
the Polish situation. Senator Heed
"I especially call attention to
the terrible danger In which we
now stand. We have IX, 000 of
our soldiers now in Buropo. ti.it
Is to b0 Hi. Ir fat. I There still
exlslts a teehlncal condition of
war. It alroudy has been con
strued to Include the right of the
president as commander In-' hi' f of
the army to move these troops In
to LtiSNia. Many of them served
there the 1at 12 months. They
can at any moment lai thrown
legally or Illegally Into the con
flict. They may any moment he
attacked If they are the United
Rtatet: is at war without any action
whatsoever, on Ihe part of con
gress, for when our armies are at
tacked, a slate of war exist!
whether it has been legally de
clared or not.
"Kvery moment we keep our
soldiers fn Kurope Ihcy are a
menanoe to us. I cannot over
estimate the gravity of th situa
tion as It now appears"
VSPELLACY DENIES RUMOR
(Vmii. .-Ilcllt Man Says He Is Not to
Bo Named Assistant .Naial Chief.
WAStWOTOM, July 21 -Thomas
j. Spollaoy of Hartford. Conn., wno
Is 11 !,'! : .' lie 1. 1 lo li. tie lieen selected
! lo succeed Franklin 1. ItoosovoM as
I assistant setretaiy of the navy when
the latter retires next month to
make tho race In which I he demo
cratic vice presidential candidate
gJd today he had not been Offered
II., post und would not accept It If
It were offered.
"My only ambition Is to get hack
to Hartford, Conn.," said Mr. Spel
PAUL IMF MFfVLIfie a,-.
- cent sensational Kami. ill tragedy. In
60 RAH CHIEFS
GO BEFORE JURY
Labor Heads and Opera
tors Are Summoned
PROBE OUTLAW STRIKE
Recent Unauthorized Walkout
of Kail Men Is Subject of
CHICAGO, July 23. Sixty rail
road officers atid union leaders today
went subpoenaed to uppear before
Ih. fedt ral gturid Jury next U'e.ln. s
tluy In connection with an Investiga
tion of the unauthorised walkout of
railroad workert. here In April.
The subpoenas were Issued at the
request of Onariog f. nine, United
Slates district attorney, and MaJ K.
ITloy Hume, special assistant at
torney general, who, since hla arrival
here se vi ral days ago, has eonf. tied
wllh leaders of the rrcognlxed tall
road brol herhoods.
Among those tor whom suhpoenaes
wero Issued were John Clrunau,
P ieiil.lt 1 1 .,( 11., Ill -it a;.. Varduien'i
!!! Delation, ami II. B, Redding, head
if the prilled Rnglnemen'i associa
tion. These two organlxatlons were
formed at Ihe time of Hie April
Violate fjglCO Act.
Clrunau ami 27 of his associates
wire arrested then, charged with
violation of the I,cver act, "with
conspiracy to Interfere with the In
1. rstaio shlpmt ills of Ihe necessities
of life," and havs been out on ball
no ,- Their hearings have been con
tinued several times.
At the same time the subpoenas
were being Issued a delegation bend
ed by Redding called upon Mat-lay
iioyrie, states attorney, and pro
. tested against the alleged notion 01
Ihe rallioiuls In hiring young, inex
perienced men ami hoys as swil-h
. .1 . , , ..... . 1. .. 1 1
, iii.-ii. 11 . .mi 1 tig i in- 1 a 1 1 1 t .;. its were
filling places of strikes wllh boys
I ranging In age froOn 13 to 1(1 years,
land that accidents had Increased re-
eeTitl-.' Iie.'au.'e i.T I u eom pete net .
"The only law under which I cun
proceed Is the child labor statute,"
i the state's attorney said. "If that
Is being violated, proper action will
1 pemvMUSB o.n Mas ..
LOOK TO AMERICA
TO GAIN COURAGE
Word of Hope Wanted to
SAYS DRIVE CHECKED
Bolsheviki Are Being Held l8
.Mc saj'. F'rom Warsaw;
ARMISTICE IS ASKED FOR
Request Sent Soviet; Pessi
mistic View of Outcome Is
Held at Washington
.ZirniCH, July J.Poland
has asked tho soviet government
for an Immediate cessation of
hostilities and tho despatch of a
soviet military detchment to
meet the I'ole! In order to ar
range an armistice, arcordlng to
a wireless dispatch from Moscow
received hero today. Tho place
for the meeting of the bolshevik!
and the Poles la suggested aa the
Warsaw -Moscisw raod between
llaranovitchl and lirrst-Utovak.
WASHINGTON. July Jl. Poland
sorely beset by the Russian bolshe
viki armies, caHd upon the United
sinus today for moral support in
her desperata battle wllh tho soviet
forcee. Through It! legation here
the new republic not only naked for
an expreaslon from the state de
partment, but also from President
Wilson, declaring that such public
statements would go far toward
strengthening the morale of Its sol
diers and people.
Poland's rcrjuost was given serious'
consideration at the. stale dennrtmeni
and It was expecletf that a decision
would not be long delayed. Mean
time officials refrained from discuss'
Ing IL Whatever the ultimate de
cision, there were indications of thel-
symputhy with the Polish republic.
It was ieeall.,1 tr.at tin American
government had steadfastly refused
to recognise the soviet regime and
that less than Iwo years ago the state
department requested the alljod and
neutrsl nations o Join In declaring
the bolsheviki International outlaws. ,
Argument! for American support
set forth the Incongruity of the
United states abandoning the repub
lic with whose establishment it had
so much to do. Representatives of
the legauon declared that while the
situation had been made desperate
by the enormous weight of tho Rus
sian forces, It waa not too lato to
Hope was expressed at the stats
department that the bolsheviki
would accept the polish request for
so armistice, but recent reports from
Moscow of the attitude ttf the soviet
rulers caused officials to regard the
outcome with much skepticism.
The offers of (Treat Britain and
Kr-ance to send troops was regarded
by some aa more than enough and
In this the polish legation agreed. It
was argued that Poland had an ad
ditional million and a half men It
could put Into the field and that
with sufficient arms and ammuni
tion and bached by thi mora sup
port of the United Mates and the
allies It would stem the advance ol
the red arnilts. The more tonserva
ttVg declared an extension, of credit
alone would enable the Poles to hold
their own. No suggestion that the
rONTIM ICII t IS PAOIt TWO.
WHITEHURST DENIES REPORT
Ciirrects lmpnltiii i hnt He Ie I'rg-
Ing Indi'f Inlti' Klorngn of Crop.
OKLAHOMA CITV, July 23 In a
I- iter nan) today to uii county agents
111 the slate John A. Whltchursl,
president of the state board of agri
culture, dented that he la urging the
storage of wheal ln.lt finitely In ordt (
to obtain better prices He stated
that tho campaign la only to obtain
.tillage ho that wheat which cannot
be marketed now may be saved.
Mr, Whltchursl expresses tin- be
lief that the price may go lower be
fore the first of the year, but Is op
timintlc about higher prtrca before
ti;x as CATTLEMEN pkoti vr,
Charge BsVMl rc Hit citing Cars, to
oilier Stales for Melon Crop.
KORT OfORTH, Texas, July 23
Charging thai the r.nli ... ,ls ate di
verting calllc Qnyg to other slates to
handle the melon crop, uttoines
foi" 11. e i't .t. I'alt'.e Jtlllsets assoti.l-
I lion today wired to the Interstate
commission a protest. Kiirmcra are
unable to obtain transj-ortallon ami
declare they will have to face a new
financial disaster. Immediate help
la demuiidvi, uys the yrotesu