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OKLAHOMA'S GREATEST NEWSPAPER
VOL. XIV, NOfl 304
TULSA, OKLAHOMA, TUKSDAY, JULY 27, 1920
PRICE 5 CENTS.
FRISCO OFFICER IS KILLED BY NEGRO
HARDING OBTAINS I
C. H. Defosse Relates Con
ditions Abroad; Gener
al View Discussed
SEES FOREIGN CRISIS
Advises Policy of Hands Off
Other National Affairs;
Help U. S. First
APPROVES NOMINEE'S STAND
Believes Senator Has Ability
to Cope With Situation
and Sees Importance
MARION. July 2. First hand
Information on conditions In Russia
and Poland was given to Senator
Jlardlng today by C Herbert De
tw a New York fiscal expert, who
recently relumed from an extensive
investigation of Kuropean affairs,
''hey talked over Id detail the rela
tion of this country to Europe re
ihabilltatlon, the republican nomlneo
tanking many questions about con
In a statement after the confer
ence, Mr. Dofosso, who came here
at Senator Harding's request, said
he, had taken the position that thia
country should go slowly in its for
eign committments at thia time, and
that he waa well pleased with the
attitude taken by the senator in
"I think Senator Hardin fully
realizes the Immensity of tha. task
that will confront the administra
tion," the statement continued, "and
that he Is anxious to equip himself
with the best posslblo understanding
of these, matters.
Ijpavc i .urcivi Alone.
"The fact Is that an extrjmoly
grave crisis confronts Europe right
now. Trutaky haa proved, a good
deal of a genius and he has 1 ji.t in
Ruasla an army numherlng piobably
1. 760, 000 men. I regard It as the
greatest military force In the world
today. This is a good time for
lAmerloa to give particular attention
to its own interests and as little as
possible to the concerns of other
Senator Harding had no other ex
tended conferences during the day,
devoting most of his timo to cor
respondence. He plana to spend
most of the week quietly, but will
prepare in advance a short speech
to he made. Saturday when the front
porch campaign is opened formally
by the visit of a delegation from
It was announced that Harry M.
Xlaugherty, manager of Senator
Harding's pre-couventlon campaign,
would act as the nominee's repre
sentative tomorrow at the notifica
tion of Governor Coolidge of Massa
chusetts, the vice presidential can
didate. $ Pleased With Talk.
In a statement made, public to
nipht through Harding headquar
ters here, Henry C. Wallace, Des
Moines. Iowa, publisher of farm
periodicals, declared himself great
ly pleased with bis talk yesterday
with Senator Harding regarding re
"The farmers in the corn belt
Mai s," he said, "welcome certain
things In Senator Harding's p ZCn
of acceptance with about the same
thankfulness that they would wel
come a 24-hour rain after a Ju'y
drought, The farmer has suffered
fearfully under the Wilson adminis
tration, especially the livestock pro
ducers. "Senator Harding Intends to re
store the department of agriculture
to its proper functions and Its real
usefulness, and to make certain that
It will resume the relationship to las
farming community that It used to
DISABLED YANKS" STRIKE
kTwo Hundred st New York Kanl
) tartum Yote to Disobey.
SARATOGA I.AKK, N. Y , July 25.
Two hundred disabled soldiers
undergoing treatment t the home
sanitarium here for tuberculosis
contracted while In service, today
are on strike against the United.
States public health service.
This action was taken upon re
cipt !-..".- of an order from the V'
York office of the health service
directing that all disabled men be
transferred to service sanitanlums
In other sections of the country.
tJf 111 disabled men here, 206
haw voted to disregard the order.
The former Boldiers have formed
an organisation to combat the pro
New York Life
! Insurance Co.
Farmer & Duran
203 rauro Illdg. I'hono 151
Calm Stops Fifth Race; I
Resolute Favorite Todav
For Second Time Yacht Race Is Called Off Because
Winds Fail; Defender had Two Mile Lead When
Match Was Cancelled and Took Lead Through
Better Handling in Light Air.
SANDY HOOK, N J., July 2.
The 25-mlle Sandy Hook gale that
drove defender Itesoluto and her
Ilrltish challenger Shamrock IV
hack to shelter last Saturday, went
into retirement today, taking all the
little Sandy Hook zephyrs with It
and the fifth and decisive race for
the Americas cup was called off
after the contenders had wallowed
along four and a half hours on a vir
tually brccxeless sea.
The third attempt to run the race
that will settle 1920's yachting su
premacy will be made, tomorrow,
wind and weather permitting.
The course will be the same that
the rivals tried to cover today 1 R
miles to windward and 15 miles to
Although their favorite to win to
day, Rcsnlute's supporters took
great comfort In the fact that she
was leading the challenger by about
two miles when the match was de
Today's was the second meet of
the series to he called of bemuse
PA1UH. July 28.--Hevrw. ftMf mil
nnrthpait of Yernrtlllp, wa rhOwn for the
altflilns of thu Turkish MMOt treaty.
FAME July 2d. Funeral $iM faf
the Im William K. Van.Wntlt, who iil
hero iMt Thu r mill y, wire hM thin mnrn
ln In the Ametlmn church of the lly
Trinity. Th ImpU KpUcopal Birvlo
port ARTHUR. J1y !. Italian
atnwiwuyi, detained lu'Jnll hero and held
fnr deportation by lui in titration i
lira, bnk Jail today, and hav not uuqd
LONDON. July St. Th Oriel hava
f fee ted a landing- at Media, on th lUack
nea maul of naalern Thrace) and have oc
cupied Vlaa about 20 lutlM Inland from the
port, ay a the KicliHntf" Telegraph com
pany' Athena correspondent.
PORT AT. N. D., July St. United Ptatea
army alrplanea, en route from Mine.. la,
N. Y.. to Nome. Alaaka., left Portal ut 10
o'clock thla morning, entering the I-n-mlnton
of Cnnad. 1th Haakatoon. Hank,
their flrat ached tiled atop. The planea
are en route to Alaaka, lea. la through
not theaattrn Canada.
LjQKDON, July Plr Matnnr Oreen-
wood. chief aecrctary for Ireland, declared
In the hnuac of rommona tonight thr the
troop and polite Iim.i nliuwn (he aterneat
Impartiality tn Ireland and that the pres
ence of the troopa and lvurehlpa hud aaved
llelfaat from rmaalitl. inaaacre of thou
aanda and north Ireland from a devastat
ing civil war.
NKW YORK, July 2t Tol. John K
Hunt, former commandant of the Fort
Jay military prtann here, waa rfleaad
court martial which haa been trying him J
on cna t gea oi ncgiect oi uui y in con u -lion
with th tacape of Orover Cleveland
Bargvdoll, Wfalthy draft dudger, had re
ported Ita flndlnga.
ANT.ORA, Turkey. July 2 The Turk
lah loitlonallat ongreaa Itere adopted a
revolution today denounrlng the- peace
terma accepted by the t'onat;tnttn"pl gov
ernment anl det hiring the i. a t t..n:tl .ft I will
oppoae the Turka militarily to tbe
I.os ANOBLW8, July S.--A aharp
earlhnuako ahoik woke Lag Angelea at
4:1a thla morning A few t hlmneya were
knocked down, dlahea broken ami wlndowa
rattled. A aeaond and lighter ahock wan
felt at t:t a. in.
LONDON. July 2 Premier Lloyd
fleorge will meet l'remler MMIerand "f
France at llologne at 10 o'clock Tuead.iy
to ilt una the Ruaatan propoaal that the
allla holfl a conference with the Iluilan
auvlet governtni nl.
ATHKNH. Oreece. July 3.- Adrlanople
fll to the Oreeka thla evening, a.-cunllng
I 'i an official at a t em en t laeued today.
King Alexander inlenda to enUT Adrlano
pie ttnlay th i atatcnicnt aaya.
LOKpOIC July 2 The Itrttlah gov
ernment haa no Intention of withdrawing
th government of tr eland bill. Premier
lelhyd Oeorge ataied In the honae of COW
mona today. It would preaa the numciri
forward with all poaalblo Rp4 when the
houaa rvaaaeinblrd aftar lha holiday
TEH TIE HAt'TE. Ind., July It. In
dlann'a coal field today la partially para
Ijned by an urututhorljed airtke of day
laborera and drivers, following a alrniUr
action in the IMInotl flald. Fifty minea
near Terra Haute are idle.
BKfiFANT. July Jti -The week-end
having paaaed In comparative quiet her-,
the feeling prevailed today that the trou
bles Uged hy clnahea between the linn'ii
late and Klnn Ktlu f.ieilona waru over for
the lime leing.
mti fAWVIRO. July 2t. Genera' Perah
1ng according l reports here today,
probably will vUlt Uraall In the near
fftlMk, July It Maximum. 97, mini
niom. tV north wlnda. partly cloudy.
OKLAHOMA. Tueailay and Wednesday
part cloudy to cloudy
AP.KANHAS Tuesday cloudy, prob
ably local thundeiahowera. Wednesday
Ad Club watermelon feast. Weatern
Itroom factory, auotinobllea Isave Hotel
Tulsa at 1210 o'clock.
Three Dead, 2 Hurt
In Powder Explosion
KKMMKREH, Wyn , July 2.
ThfM nun wrs klllr.l ami 4W0
othera proimhiy fatally injured when
1 powder mugaslnH hlew up at the
Rulilct mine. 12 miles from here,
late this afternoon, eenotMing Ui
won! received here. Ktght others
were seriously hui t.
neither boat was able to finish with
in the allotted six hours. The other
"no race" start was July 17, and
ended with Hesolute five miles
ahead of the challenger.
Shamrock maintained the small
lead at the start of the luffing
match, In which both skippers
fought for possession of what wind
tli. ro was, but she got too close in
to lliu Jersey shore.
In this rambling fight for the
wind, which carried the yachts
many mlbs off their course, Reso
lute Captured the lead and held and
Increased It during the rest of the
So slowly did the yachts slide over
an oily sea that neither had spy
white water under their bows. Sham
rock at one time even had her sall
Drtnen perched along the lee rail
With their legs In the water In an
effort to bring the challenger to
her true racing form.
CLEVER FORGER .
MAKES A DRIVE
Half Dozen Local Mer
chants Are Victims of
Bad Check Artist
USED PRINTED CHECKS
Believed to Be Oout-of-Town
Forger; Checks Not
Six and poBBlbly mnrr. local buM
neiw riouBCH wcr mad' tho vlrUmg
of a clever forgtf Saturday. OhMRR
of $100 rarh wero pnanefJ on all of
tht-m. tho forfTr. no fdr unldontlftfil,
making ptirch Ml at each place and
recftit iiiK chanpo.
Tho m housos Hwlndlod, and ktM
n rtieltM joii'-liaHod. aro aH follows :
I.oo Kunsman, nilk uhlrta: Curtld
Brown, niik hlrta and ttndtrMr;
Quaker DrVR Btorr, kodak; QlolM
cLi'hUTS. minor article nf apparel;
C'cmtnorrlal JcwctCIV, diamond ring;
ft firm of money broker 0Mh
All rhorks wore drawn on th-
Bxohanfft National hank. Thty had
hrpii print r-d out of the city, an
fur na could ho learned, and were not
the Kxrhunffo S'atlonal'a rvfrular
form rhfrku, being printed on a
good grade of bond pa peri and boar
ln& tho firm name f Caldwell, Iar-
nmi k- i Earner InveatlgaUon dia-
rlojtrd th.t there In no ueh firm
operating In Tolea. The fnrg-ery wee
dlaoovcreoT early Monday morn Inc.
The Quaker drug store Ct the
lenat rash, the ktdak purchased
having hern valued at $IM.
It Is the opinion of some of the
merchant! swindled that the forger
waa an out of town man. nnd that
he left BlMday o he would be
safely away before the forgeries
NEGRO LAWYER KILLED
MaakoejM Man MM and Another
llus 1 ir AmpiilnKMl In Auto
HtmCOOSB, okls., July 2. P.
K Prloe, a negro attorney. was
lUlfi 1 and J f White, a white mnp
had one 0( his legl amputated arid
Uetalned Internal Injuries, in two
separate nrcldenta today.
Prlre was erushed hetween the
rear nf a ear and the side of a
downtown building. Witnesses said
the woman driver, who was at
tempting to make a turn, became
exalted and threw the gears Into
reverse, rathlng Pi lee on two tires
on the rear of the car."
At the same time f'.lenn Klnrald,
111 yen is old. truok driver, Is said
to have lost BORtrol of his car,
wlilch shot across the sidewalk on
the veranda of the Turner hotel.
stiiklnK J. n. White, who was sit
ting out in front. Ono of the
wheels struck his leg, cutting it
SQ ua rely Off The man was also In-
j ured internally. It Is reported.
RAIL DEFICIT REPORTED
t.ovcmmrnt Suifen. Ihsn ot iluiHlrr!
MIIHon for Month of April.
WASHINGTON, July 2 .-- The
larger, or rlass 1 railroads of the
country today reported to tho In
terstate, commerce commission a de
fi.it of t2S,SKl,4X5 in railway oper
ating income for the month of April.
The government's guarantee to the
railroads which runs until Septem
l if r 1 amounts to approximately
175.000,000 a month and the April
deficit makes a loss of more than
; lion, urn, noo to the government for
Egaterfl and western roads re
pi ii ted deflelts, the former showing
120.648.079 for the .month and the
latter 16.508,040. Houthetn car
riers reported a profit lor the
month 11,17 1,634.
HUNT E. LEROY
IN TRUNK CASE
Nationwide Search Starts
for Husband of Girl
Found in Trunk
JEALOUSY A MOTIVE
Believe Leroy Killed Wife in
Rage Over Tatum's Atten
tions; Were Intimate
CHICAGO MAN RELEASED
Patrolman Fails to Identify
Suspect Held by Police;
Named Roy Millen
PKTHOIT. July 26-Hranh for
Rtifefte ifitoy. whoae erlfe'i mutt
lated body wai tound lammed in a
trunk hlpp'd from Det roll to New
York, Hurnfil natlon-wtdo grope
Iollre In every fttM flf y of tho
country wit" nuked t u)l tn t he
neareh, aftrp ratroUtinn EsM Trtiin
hull of tho Detroit police department
hud (ailed to identify a man giving
th name of Roy Millen and held by
ChlcaKo authorities, endliiK invegtl
Eatlon, as UiBoyi
That )ealougy and revenae played
a part In the auppoged murder la
reported intention of Allan A.
Tat urn, now In Wrminnrhain, Ala.,
who told police there he knew Mm.
IcHoy Intimately In Detroit ueveral
montha rfco. Tatum'a name wan
written on the trunk that contain d
the murdered woman'M body. Jie
exprewaed tho belief, It la gald, that
Ieloy may have killed hla wife
through Jealousy when he learned
that she had been In Tatum's com
pany and thaf Tatum's name was
used on the trunk with revenge as
A Detroit detective left today fur
Blrmlniihnrn to brine Tat am to til
city. If bOMIbie, in au effort to
throw Maht on IeRoy's whereabouts.
A second trunk believed to have
been sent to New York and thought
to contain the vital organ of the
murdered woman is being sought.
TlHi-1 Borrowed SwraKT.
Positive identification of the dead
woman waa established, the poller
aay. by ratrolmnu and Mrs. Trum
bull and others who reeognUed
clothing found In the trunk with the
body an liu vIiik belonged to Mrs.
LeRoy A sweater which Mrs.
Trumbull onro had borrowed as
among the clothing.
Police Investigation today Indi
cated Mrs. 1Koy had been married
previously to her marriage to LaKojf.
At i ordlng to Information in the
hands of the police she was the di
vorced wife of & southern pugilist
named Jackson. Iftr maiden name
is said to have been Katherlne
Dixon and her home was in tttarks
T.eRoys" flsecHpUOtl as sent today
to police depart nu-nts In all large
Age 23 or 24;helght 5 feet 10H
Inches: weight 14S pounds; smooth
face, swarthy complexion; Jet black
hair, combed straight back; scar on
left leg; teeth good, even.
When last seen. LeRojT wore a
dark green coat, green soft hat, silk
shirt, bow tie and tan oxfords.
B A I LEY HO LDSlH I S LEAD
Fomwr Senator's Standing I.lrtle
Changed In Texas (nlSTiiatoiial
Hace tfajfl In Hnnner I'p.
DALLAS. Texaa, July J Adrtl-
Itlnnnl returns reeelvi rt tonlcht fr m
remote dlstrleta hy the Texas elec
tion hureau on Haturdays democratic
primary, failed tn alter tnatrl.'illy
the lead Joseph W. llallsy, former
1'nlted States senator from Texas,
haa held over hl nearest opponent,
Pat Netf, fot gutKirnai tonal nutninH,
With practically two-thlrda of tho
estimated total vote tabulated, the
Hailey 117,171: Neff 11 4,088;
Itohert K Thomaaon 79.031 ; lien 1''.
I'olitlcal observers generally agree
that the outatandlng votes, mostly
In the rural districts, will bo favor
able to Ilalley On this basis, llulli y
and Neff would be the run-off men
In the election to he held August 28.
K- M. Iiudlcy, campaign mariHger
for Thomason, In a telegram to Lu
ther Nickels, Dalley's campaign
manager, declared that he would
support Bailey In the run-off elec
tion. It ill. -v made the "open shop" plan
his leading issue In tho primary
From Typhoon in Luzon
MANILA. July J Thousands
were remrcd hoireless by a
lyphoon. weilr.h arcornp.tr led by tor
rential rains, swept across the island
causing trenienduous damage. A
dyke of the Tarlac river, central
Luzon, was broken, flooding thou
sands of acres of rice and sugar
lands and carrying off hundreds of
mall houses. Loaa of life wus re
U. S. Destroyers
On Navy Orders
s FRAXCI0CO, July 20. Ml
T'nited Mate! destroyers dn w Up
at the loading pi mt of the AMOOla
ted (Ml nun pa ti v het e t oda v witn
orders to , commandeer the pl.tnt
and ailre 500,00a gallonn of fuel
oil for their own nee, foltofftnjl a
contest over the price of the fuel
between the nivy and i'i" MIR
pany. It was repotted I be tie
in finds of the navy were not rn
sisteil md thai loading started Im
mediately. Navy authorities announced they
were taking the oil at he navy's
own prloe of $1.72 a barrel The
oil compsnv was told to report lo
court action if it wished to obtain
Its own prices, which ranged
Tho commanders of the vessels
were ordered lo use all meana
within tho mvy's poWOf to obtsln
thr oU Winn the vessels berthed
.it the company's wharf, the com
pany, after a brief parley, 0011 a
nrti il tho VesoU f with the tanks.
ON ADDRESS TEXT
Puts in "Good Licks" on
Hurried Draft of Ac
WILL USE BLUE PENCIL
Notification Reply to Em
body Only Necessary
DAYTON, July 26. Governor "ox
made considerable progress today on
his address for August 7. accepting
the drmorratl" presidential nomina
tion. The governor found, howeer.
that he was unable :o earry out his
plan for 'locking" himself In Ills
library lo work on Ihe speech. But
between several visitors, the candi
date put In some good licks on the
hurried drafting Job.
The address, the governor said,
will he "lust lfiiiii rnniiffh to tell the
story," but because of Its embryonic
stage he could make no detinue pre
dictions as lo length Me wni seno
It In Installments, as subjects an.
mplelid, lo li I r tKHxpnper office
here for composition, and he prom
ised to "use th bine periiil vigor
ously." on BrOofl to eliminate every
unnecessary word. Between shifts
on his address, the governor toda'i
conferred with .IiiiIkc J. ('. Johnson
of ihe nhio supreme court who naaas
the Cox nominating speech nl Ihe
Sun Francisco convention. It was
their first meeting since the con
s--. W.wtern Support.
"The western people seem to real-
I rt .... mm am fUmm lu one of thfm. In
their Ideals and uspiratlons," said
Judge Johnson, who loured the west
en route to his home at Kpringiieia.
"They believe Oovernor ('" Is for
the people. They refer to him as
llmmv1 like Theodore Koosevell
"was called 'Teddy' It Indicates
strong feeling of personal Interes'
and regard, as I believe Oovernor
f'ox Is the first presldenllal candi
date sm.-e 'Tedd whose fit ut name
Is belnit popularly and generally
Another caller of the governor's
was Osiar g, Hradfute of Xenla,
Ohio, of the Ohio farm bureau, and
ft director of the federal farm bu
tABi. h. well as a former member
of President wh""'h Industrial com.
mission Agnculiural aftairs wire
Ihe nrkir.liiul Ionics of his confer
..Mi't. with the iriivernor. who also h-
a social call today from John .
Hpreckels, Jr. 01 Culirornia.
KANSAS MINERS QUIT
Itcport 'J.miO Oaf More lo Strike In
Protect HoMai Sa Declare
Alton Slioulil Art.
MTTtBUlMt, Kan., July 2t. In
slating thut between 1,600 and
2.000 miners In' district 14, United
Mine Workers of America, have
quit their Jobs us u protest to fines
levied for 1 1 i ' n l ive- la v wSa,
It was predicted tonight by Alexan
der llowal president of the dis
trict, thai ihe number would reach
6.000 by the middle of the week.
According to HoWat, many miners
will drift Into other lines of work
and some will go to other fields.
The present situation was cited by
llowat as one In which Oovernor
Allen should Sttforvt tils, industrial
Oeorge Richardson, commission
er of the Interstate foal Operators'
association, tonight made public a
telegram from W. L. A. Johnson,
representative nf the operator at a
conference with John I.. Lewis, in
ternational president nf Ihe United
Mine Workers, stating that 1-ewls
had derided thill the miners Is ob
serving the weekly hollilav were do
ing so In violation of contract and
that the district board would ho no
tified to reoulre tSj miners to re
turn to work
U. S. NOT EAGER
TO TALK OF WAR
State Department Not
Anxious for Conference
AMERICA NOT INVITED
Rut Should Invitation Bo Ex
tended She Thinks Prin
cipals Should Talk
IS LATEST SOVIET ATTEMPT
Lonpr Series of Suggested
Conference Failed to Ma
terialize in Past
lly Tbs Ansm-lHtfil PrrH.
WASHINGTON, July !. -Russia's
proposal fnr a conference with
tho allies In London was regarded
unofficially lute today as a skillful
maneuver In effect a iiuast-reeognl
Hon of the soviet rafftlM officially
Ihe state department was without
any knowledge of, the soviet sug
gestion but It was clear that unless
some morn urgent reason thnn now
Is apparent is given, Ihe I'nl'ed
Htnles will he In no haste In a pi
an Invitation lo loin tn such a con
ference, even though one wore ex
tended. II. S. Nnt adnstMMjf
It was assumed hi re that Onited
Slntes would he asked to participate
but the prevailing opinion nppeared
In he that tho specific Issue the
ressatlon nf war with Poland
might heller bo considered first by
the prlrn lpals. The United Htat' s,
It was explained, hss a peculiar In
terest In the sltuntlon, asldo from
that of desiring stahlll.atlon of poll
llcnl conditions throughout Kumpe,
but the method suggested by Russia
was regardeii generally as a conlrlv
nnce of Ihe soviet authorities lo
use the Polish situation to advance
the International status of their
tjafest of Views.
The new move was pointed to ns
the latest of a long series of attempts
at negotiations. Including Ihe Prln
klpo conference which never was
held, and the Iindon conference re
garding the resumption of trade
with Russia, which Is yet lo bo held.
The United States has crmstsli nt Iv
refused to enter Into relatinns with
lh soviet regime, hut always hss
been definitely Interested and watch
ful of very movement made either
by Russia or hy another govern
ment looking tn an adjustment of
the former's International relations.
President Wilson. It was said to
day, hts kept Informed regarding
OtMTINVSP on PAOM KluiiT
Fixes County Meetings
tinder the auspices nf the repub
lican county central committee, re
publican meetings nre being held
this week In the following places:
Rand Hprlnss, at 8 n'o.lock Monday
night. July 2.
Broken Arrow, j o'clock Tuesday
night. July 17.
ifflllnsvllle. 8 o'clock Wednesday
night, July 21.
Hkiatook, 8 o'clock Thursdny nlKht,
Jenks, 8 o'clock Friday night, July
Blxhy, g o'clock Saturday night,
Ask Bond tld.
KAN SAG CITY, July M. W, T.
Kemper, receivei for the Kansas City
Mexico Orient railway and A. de
Bernard!, vln arSatdsflt and gi'il-
ml manager of the i cid. will tegvo
liero tonight for Waslilngton, D. C,
Where they will nek for Ihe Inter
state commerce commission l. n
consider Its decision In refusing a
government loan to the orient.
4 Shot in Chicago Holdups;
Bandits Get $25,000 in Cash
CHICAGO, .Inly 2 The two
wounded handlls were nrrclcd
tonight In a house on Ihe south
side on Information furnished by
a doctor who had been lulled to
treat tliem. One ot Ihe ruhlx'rn
Is not cxpci-tcd to live.
CHICAGO, July 2S. Two l andlts
and two express company psyrrUM
ters were shot, one of tho latter
probably latally, and IL'a HOO stolen
In two daring payroll robberies on
tho west sidn within '.til minutes this
afternoon. Tho bandits es aped.
Earlier In tho day two young men
who have been holding up branches
of a chain store grocery system
perpetrated I lo ir fifteenth robbery
within a mouth, eseaping with 17(0.
l i e lunulas In a touring car
fought with throe express company
mcMHengera In thu heart of tho
densely opulatcd west side and
cs. aped with 110,000 after two of
their number hud been wounded.
Mora than (0 shots were exchanged
In the fight while 2 00 pedestrians
and cuiployts of u factory looked on.
Villa Holds Yank
for Ransom; Talks
of New Outbreaks
1 Al.Ml PASS. July 2. rr
pon reaching I'agle INiss lonlghl
ii X ill. Inn. taken I srl llnrgrlln,
an American, president of Uic Sa
MBM limx t), hiiiI Is lialillng lilni
KAQIJC PAW, Texas July Me
Ai'iivni ol l-Yuiisrlsou Ills, hnnttlt
chieftain, jif Nnhlniu this morning,
eras limm illnti'ly follow) d hy a
shnrp cnontintcr Willi a gownuiicnt
foitv ntiiohcrlng shout ". trois.
Ml of wlili h sr' In Hi nil lo haic
Ihrt1 klllinl, u.corilliig i'. Informa
ilon nai'lilng Ihtc lair this a in
noon. It is salil Ilia's fonx) totals
Is'ltvivn nun ami no
ll'a, who uilvhss say. xvne to
Sslilnns to negotiate hy lelcgriini
wild tho dc In Hiirrln govixni
mcnt ON Icrins for surrender of
himself nud men, will start on
another warpath If his terma for
giving hluiMif up arc not ari-rptt-it,
It N rrpntmi here. Iti-fugT'ee arc
coming lo I'ledras Krgrna from Uui
.liihlnus district, fearing irouhln aa
ii revolt of Villa's prraence. It I
Interest Attaches to Noti
fication Speech at
LEADERS TO ATTEND
Large Gathering Is Expected
at Ceremonies; May Fol
low Harding's Talk.
NORTHAMPTON, Mass.. July 2.
Iti'pubil -an party leaders wirj con-
sh tilled an alvanre gnsid of th
hest expected, 'hod gathered here
Kor.lght It: prepamtlnn for thu ceie-
mnnles tomorrow when Governoi
t'alvln Coolidge will he formally
niitlfli'd of his nomination for vice
president. Mimbers of the notifica
tion commit leak hogvdad by J. Henry
tiraback of Connectlcut, scleral ra
tional committeemen, leaders prom
inent in stele, party councils nnd
original i'oollilge men arrived during
Kin i iilallnn s to the charr.clor nf
Governor Coolldge's address of iir-
eptanco was illrected ioiiIkIU tow.iid
the position he would tnko i n the
Irsgue of nations and Gle relative
important he would assign to his
treatment of party policies lo foreign
nffalrs ns compared with domestic
Issues In the period of teaonstruc
tlon. It was taken for grim ed that
ho would follow, broadiv at least.
the party platform "ml Vnator
llaidlnii's address icepllilM the
The city with Its orrice nuiininss
ml Us residences deor.itcd with
flags and bunting, with pictures of
Its candidate under the slogan "law
nnd order" prominently displayed In
hundicds of windows nnd with Its
clubs maintaining open hoime, gnve
evidence of Us Intention to do Its full
part In Its tribute to Us most c'ls-
Tlie otic place which did not re
flect the gem nil aid of h tppressed
excitement was tho Coolidge homo,
situated on a tulel street r-i.sr Smith
Uego ijovernnr nnd Mrs. I oolodge
occupied themselves with arrange
ments for notification dny.
John 0 Coollige, th" governors
father, arrived from his home at
Plymouth, Varment, this afternoon.
The progiam will offlclalty opi u
with t meeting of ihe iiotiflciitl n
commit (i at U:.:10 o cloidi. The
notifloatlon exercises will be held ftt
Alien field on the Sniltli collci
grounds at S o'clock.
Mh-hnei k nutgeiaia, rntjror i i
Northampton, who has post act
from a Hall bed, will deliver the 0 l-
ili i hs of welcome.
OOVSrnOf I'klwin P. Morrow of
Kintuck .HI deliver the rollflcj.
George llaubroek, one of the express
paymasters, wus shot through the
head ami Is not expected to live.
Another messenger, Charles Gaudu,
was wounded when, with u cum-
i u Ion. he attempted to fight off ihe
I bandits while iiauhruck cacapca
with, 'lie payroll (host.
After Hauliro'k fell one of the
rohhfeis grabbed the box, but wi
shot down by Gaudu. A second
bandit snatched up the mom y and
thrSW It Into the car hut was shot.
Ills companions dragged the other
wounded man Into the machine and
11 dashod off with one Injured man
clinging to the running board. A
notoreyola policeman gave chase
but lost the trull.
Shortly after the first holdup,
three armed men drove up to the
Peterson machine works at the edge
of the loop district and took fib, 000
from Abe Nelson. Nelson hud Just
reached tho plant with the money
I which he hud drawn from a down
; town bank. The robbers entered
I and with drawn pistols forced Ncl
I son to hand over thu money and
POLICE ON HONT
W. R. Chltwood Shot
Twice at Elpin and
Caught in Act Detective Says
Before Ho Dies; Gives
Description of Man.
WHOLE FORCE ON SEARCH
Department Combs Entife
City for Murderer Still at
Large Early Today
W. It. Chltwood, special detective
for the Frisco railroad was shot
last night at 11:30 by a nagrp at El
gin avenue and tho Krtsco tracka
and died a short time later at th
Chltwood, who Is a brolher-ln-law
of Captain W. R. Wllkeraon of
the Tulsa city police, caught tho
negro stealing a watermelon from, it
freight oar sidetracked, near Klgln
avenue and when ha came up fiom
behind the negro whirled about
suddenly and fifed two ahnts, ono
entering Chltwood's chest and lha
other going through tho abdomen.
Crltwood fired two shots In return,
according tn a few scattered words
he said Just before ha died, and
thnught ha hit the negro, but
Tho officer was rushed tn tha
Tulsa hospital, and died "about 10
minutes later. Nearly all the In
formation about, the murder cams
from the few words ha told to tha
small group at his badslda just be
fore his death. When asked tor a
description of the murderer ha said,
"a negro wore black coat dark
cap." His strength gave way rap
Idly and, except for a few words
giving hla name and address, tha
rest nf his muttering were unin
telligible. Immediately following the shoot
ing virtu.,!:;- tho entire police forca
waa assigned to scour the city for
tho slayer but at an early hour thla
morning the hunt had boon unavail
ing. The search was continued,
however, and orders were given hy
("apt. Rlain to continue the search.
Tho negro section of (he city waa
OORfbad thoroughly but no trace of
the assailant had been found.
Nearby towns and cities were noti
fied of tho murder and given tho
brief description available of the
negro. Kenr was expiessed that tile
negro hid made his esoape on a
Chltwood was S7 years old and
unmarried. He had made his homo
with Captain Wllkeraon, IB North
Zunla, ever since he waa 12 years
old and has been mora of a lovlnff
son than a brother," Mrs. Wllkvrson
said last night.
Chltwood was a veteran of tha
world war. He served more than a
year with Company I) nf the 111th
engineers. He returned from aerv
I i In I'ranoo ubout a year ago and
since that time had been In Ihe em
ploy of the Frisco railroad as special
An examination of the wnunds re
vealed that they hud been Inflicted
by what was Judged to have been
a .4r, gun.
t hit wood was found lvlng on tho
ground hy Polio Officer C. H.
Houghton. Houghton said he was
walking his heat when he In aid the
shots. Running Immediately to tho
at SIM of the shooting he gave his at
tention to aiding the victim, whom
In agw fnll He said he saw two
flgurcM running In the dark but was
occupied with getting Chltwood to a
hospital as so mi as possible mid did
not give chase.
chltwood In his brief dying state
ment mentioned only one man hut
the police think there were p. .sillily
more In company with the murderer
Kim made their cscapo when they
heard the shots fired.
Lowden to Take Stump
in Behalf of Harding
WACHIMOTOV Ti.l., ok j
- - -, 1 i mi.. -
nor Krunk O. Lowden will take the
siump in nciiair of the republican
presidential ticket, it was an
nounced today. Senator Hurry S.
New of Indiana, he...! oi the republi
can speaker's bureau, said today hW
list of speakers for the campaign
contained more thnn 15,000 names.
Including about l.IiOO women. Dm.
ocraiae leaoeis are preparing 10
open he idiiuartsrs here next w eek
A JpwHr" who hupprm(. tn
pick up b.irKaln ocOHHfoniilly
nd vertiHtvl Burh article In Tho
Wurld want onlumm and mudn
many m w patron. Cull Osage
6000 for want ail taker.