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VOL, XIV, NO, 319 TULSA DAILY WORLD, TllUISSllAY, AUGUST 12, 1020 16 PAGES. PRICE 6 CENTS.
Pail to Attend Scliedulcd
-Meet With Soviet; Note
' Was Unanswered.
HOPE FROM U.S. STAND
Polish Minister Believes His
Country Will Get Inspira
tion From America.
WILL SEEK AID AT ONCE
Polish Government Will Ask
Material and Moral Help
in War Against Reds.
WARSAW, Aug. 11. Polish delo
Sales havo not left for Minsk, where
nn armistice meeting was to have
been held today, on Account of tho
failure of the Russian soviet Gov
ernment to reply to tho Polish note'
of August S relative to nrmlstlco
and peaco terms. Russian delegates,
however, arrived at tho l'ollih ad
vanced pot nt tho appointed tlmu
to await tho Polish delegation.
J'rlnce Sapleho, thu I'ollsh for
eign minister, has sent an officer to
thu bolshevik! llnejj to determine tho
Armistice situation- If it la ascer
tained that tho soviet sovornmcnt Is
willing to conduct negotiations on
tho basis of tho Polish noto of Au
cust 5, a Polish delegation will be
tent to Mlnik.
Hy The Associated Prus.
AVASIUNUIXJ-.V, Aug. 1. Poland,
Us back to tho wall In Its fight
ugnlmt ovit Ru.tda, will aak Im
mediately material uld of tho United
Stater, It was announced today by
1'rlneo I.ubonnliskl, tho Polish mln
lslei. .M.iru than that. It wlil seolt
to develop precisely what the Amor
lean government means by the an
nouncement In Its noto of yester
day to the Italian government that
It would employ allavallablumcans''
to maintain a free Poland,
lproaslni; complete satisfaction
with the American note, tho minister
declared he was convinced that It
would Inspire Poland with "a. new
plilt of hope." Ho added that h.d
country was sorely In need of war
materials of all kinds and It prob
ably would first seek credits from
the United States with which to pur
Wilms of World War.
fTlmuIUineouily with the minister's
announcement, the delegation made
public u proclamation Issued by the
Polish council of national defense nt
Warsaw, warning the nations lint a
"new world war h.mgs over the
world and th-.it If 1-land should be
crushed by tho bolshcvlki It would
he duo to (lie Indifference of n
wcrld which calls Itself democratic-"
UnlUil Statin Noto IHstrlhutwI.
Copies of 'he American i.oto to P.alv,
It waH said tcday nt the suite de
triment, hnvo been delivered to
tf.he representatives of tho allied and
hrsoclatod powers and distributed to,
nil tho news centers of tho world,
promising Its widest dissemination,
even in Itnslii. Dlplomntis generally
CONTINUED ON PAC1B TEN
CARAWAY BEATS KIRBY
Indication In Arkansas filie Sena
torial Nomination to IleprcM-n-tntlvc;
MoRno Is In Load.
LITTLR ROCK. Ark., Aug. 11.
.Incomplete, unofficial returns from
yesterday's state wide primary Indi
cated Thaddeus II. Caraway, repre
sentative In congress from tho first
Arkansas district, had defeated
I'nlted States Senator William F.
Klrby for tho senatorial nomination.
f Figures compiled by tho Arkansas
Gazette nt eight o'clock tonight gavo:
Caraway 64,123; Klrby 34,005.
It Is estimated that this accounts
for about two thirds of tho total
- Senator Klrby's war record was
tho chief lssuo of tho campaign.
In tho gubernatorial contest to
day's returns strengthened tho Im
pression that tho nomination hart
been won by ox-Congressman
Thomas C. Mcltao of Prescott.
Thomas J- Terral, secretary of
state, still Is In Becond place.
Tho Gazette's 8 o'clock tabulation
on tho gubernatorial raco gavo the
Mcltao 28.5fif; Terral 18,679; Po
well 16,243; Floyd 11,974.
Farmer & Duran
203 1'uUice Illdg. l'hono 1.1 1
Villa Relates Past Plans
for Blow at Pershing Army
(Ily tho Associated Press.)
SAN I'KDRO, Coahullft, Mexico,
Via Laredo Jet, Aug. It. Francisco
Villa, surrendered bandit of North
ern Mexico, was In a talkative mood
Choosing tho veranda of tho ranch
houso of Mndero Ml Cuatro near here
at thu conclusion of n dinner where
ho and his inoro prominent bandit
aides wcro tho conspicuous guests,
tho ex-chleftnln occupied more than
an hour in which hn elaborated on
tho policies ho now deems expedient
for himself nnd associates to nursuo
and held his hearers Intont with tales
of his maneuvers which kent him
safe from eapturo at the hands of tho
I'orsning punitlvo cxpodltlon into
Mexico In 1016.
Villa onco moro confirmed re
ports that ho was wounded. Ho do
clarcd however, that his wound camn
during a fight with CnrranzalsUis
within flvo days after Pershing ex
pedition entered Mexico, and that his
leg was also broken In thrco places.
Ills wound and suffering, ho said,
camo to him In the midst of his ef
rOTTSVI LLK. I'a.. Au r. 1 1 A f lr
hMlng bfen on hunger strike for forty
thrre ilaya. Charlfs Wilson, nuro, died
today In th county Jail.
NEW TOUK. Auk. llThlrlr-two
balr of rag which wern stltM on the
H U & W, plar warn found to contain
hidden bo t Ufa of whlxkey.
OKLAHOMA CITY. Aur 11 Con.
tracta for th construction of tow rcc
Hons of hard surfaced road under th
federal aid ilan wero awarded la to this
iternoon uy ma aiaio niKiiway uoara.
WASHINGTON. Aur. 11. Kitennlon
until Heptember 11 of tlm order rriulrlnit
railroads east of the MUslmlppl to Rtvn
Drlorlty to coal mines In the assignment of
cars announced today by the 1. C. C
FAIU8. Aur. II The American note
nett In if forth the opinion of the United
mate In the llussu-roltsU ttin waa
described tn dispatches from Washington
today as neinn inspired rrorn tne i
peace potnta drawn up by President Wll-
PORT WORTH. Ter.. Aur. 11 MIm
Krllna Ray, of Mart, Teiaa, whose
mother Is a half sister of Mrs. Tlurene
Ieroy, Detroit trunk murder victim, ar
rived here today to assist the put Ice In
their nation wide- search for the widower
of the dead woman.
OKLAHOMA CITY. Aur. 11 Uandell
H. Cobh, assistant to the attorney reneral,
late today approved bonds of consolidated
Kchool dletrlct No. 1, Garvin county, total
lint $30,000, for tho construction of a
new nchonl building. He also auprovM
tne I3.D10 bulldtnr bond Issue or echuol
district No. 9, McCurtnln county.
FORT WORTH. Tel.. Aur. 11 A ron-
tract to no In on. 4.92 acres of Drnlrle
dors was awarded this morning by the
county commissioners of Wll barge. The
expert poisoner w ho receive the contract
estimates a months tune win he required
to extrmlOAte the dogs. The rost will be
aiuexeed against tho owners of the land
COnpUS rilHIHTI. Tciim Treasure
hunting parties left here today for Cor
pus Tumi, IS miles southeast, following
the finding yesterday of 26 skeletons on
an Island The nketetone are believed to
te thosu of members of the crew of a
Hpanlsh treasure ship wrecked early In
tho Ust century with several million
dollars' worth of bullion.
75,000 FIRE AT CAPITAL
ltu.KMll JoIiIxts' .Mills Company Is
Damaged; I)efc1lvo Alarm
OKLAHOMA CITV, Aug. 12
Flro lato last night and early this
morning caused $70,000 damage to
tho Itusscll Jobbers' Mills compnny
building here. Tho flro started at
11:30 o'clock last nights-hut owing
to a defection In tho flro alarm sys
tem, caused by recent storms, tho
firo was not generally known until
midnight. Alarms wero Bounded to
Individual flro companies by tele
phone. Tho building, a four story ptruc
turo walled with sheet Iron, con
tained barrels of vlnegnr and sacks
of peanuts. Tho origin of to flro
was not determined.
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 11. Carl
Haessler. formerly a University pro
fessor of Milwaukee, who has been
Imprisoned since the early days of
tho war as a conscientious objector,
was released from tho military
prison on Alcatrnso Island hero to
day on a pardon from President Wll
son, the prison announced.
Hear IU-1 llltor Case
DALLAS. Texas, Aug. 11. Tho
np..AtihillAn nf tpKtlmmiv tn thn Red
river Texas-Oklahoma boundary dis
pute, so tar as xoxan owners mu
concerned, began In Dallas today
when Charles A. Martin, aged 80,
n Innil nmunnnh.r f-mnlnve. related
Incidents regarding steamboating on
tho river in isn wncn ins jaiiier
was a stoamboat captain.
MKXICO CITY. Aug. 11. Presl
dent Do la Iluerta will meet Fran
cisco Villa, tho bandit whoso forces
werem ustored out yesterday at San
Pedro De Las Colonlas, In th near
future, according to a dispatch to Kl
No Anti-Saloon Clioicc
in Presidential Race
HIRMINOHAM Ala., Aug., 11
The sug-f-onimltteo of tho executive
commlttco of tho national anil
saloon league In session here today
decided tho organization would
1 mako no choico betweon Govomor
' Cox and Senator Harding for the
forts to organize a great band of fol
lowers to attack thu Americans. Ho
declared he had directed 1,200 faith
ful followers to accomplish tho task
of lerrultlng, dividing them Into
groups of two, three, four nnd five
men, nil of which wero dispatched
throughout Chihuahua to spread
propaganda Intended to nrnmgo a
great utilising of citizens ngatnst tho
Ho was confide!. t. ho Insisted, that
ho could hae equipped nt least 8,000
of thosu recruits with rifles, tho oth
ers to carry knives two font long.
"I never left tho slnto of Chihua
hua while Pershing was In tho coun
try," boasted tho chleflnln.
"After being wounded two of my
cousins carried mo to a c.ivo In tho
mountains. The envo was located
In tho center u perpendicular cliff
which rose CO metres from a brook
on tho level plain."
Villa said ho lived In this envo five
weeks, recovering from his Injuries
and often saw American soldiers on
a hill top, two hundred yards across
G. 0. P. IS SPLIT
Harding and Following in
Paction T. It. Opposed
He Tells Crowd.
WANTS JOINT SUPPORT
'Asks Republicans and Inde
pendents to Help Demo
crats Upnold Slate.
CHICAGO, Aug. 11. Franklin D.
Roosevelt, democratic candidate for
vlco president, opened his campaign
hero tonight with tho first speech de
livered since ho accepted the
nomination last Monday.
Before a crowd of 3,000 at tho
Auditorium theatre ho urged re
publicans and independent! to Join
tho democrats n support of the plat
form adopted nt the San l-'ranclsco
convention and of tho ticket nomi
Ho told republicans their party
hnd been split by a quarrel among
the leaders und that the faction rep
resented by Senator Harding was
tho "bid guard" which Theodore
Roosevelt had opposed.
Digressing from his prepared
speech, Mr. Roosevelt raised tho
subject of campaign expenditures
and iT.nl a newspaper Item stating
that the republican national com
mittee planned to raise (700,000 in
Chicago and Cook county. On this
basis, ho said, tho republican cam
paign chest would total $30,000,000.
"You and I know such a sum as
that cannot bo honestly expended In
the I'nlted States. If we can do It,
we will drag out tho details of this
attempt to 'Nowbcrrylzo, tills
Mr. RooRovclt was followed by
James Hamilton Lewis, former
I'nlted States senator nnd candidate
for tho democratic nomination for
governor of Illinois.
CHICAGO, Aug. 11. Mr. Roose
velt's address follows in part:
"Tonight wo aro firing the opening
gun of a battle of far-reaching Im
portance, and onco again tho shots
are going to bo heard around tho
world for tho action of tho Ameri
can nation this year will bo watched
with anxious eyes by nil civilization.
"First of all Governor Cox and
I believe that It Is tho slmplo duty
of tho candidates to glvo to as many
citizens as possible, In as many states
CONTlNUKIl ON TAOK TWO.
New Maxwell Head Saus
No lionds With Willis
NIS'.V YORK, Aug. 11 Walter P.
Chsyster, general manager of various
John N. Willys motor enterprises,
who yesterday was named to head
tho committee that tins taken over
management of tho Maxwell Motor
ompany of Detroit, derlared tuday
there was nn connection between the
Willys Interests and the banking
syndicate behind tho Maxwell company-
ll'iYc Asks Divorce
From Arkansas Ulan
in Governor's Race
LITTLE ROCK, Aug.. 11.
Harry K. Walsh, ono of tho candi
dates for governor In tho domo
crntlc primary of Tuesday, today
was sued for dlvorco In local
courts. His wlfo, Mrs. Lemma
Walsh, alleges cruel and Inhuman
treatment extending over a long
period of time.
On last Saturday night, Mrs.
Walsh says, hor husband treated
her cruelly nnd threatened to
drive her from their homo In Lit-
tlo Rock. Sho says sho withhold
her action through fear that It
might endanger hor husband's
chance ol election Mrs. Walsh
. . i, . . . i. .. n .
1 n adopted child.
HE WAS CONVICT
Admits He Served Terms
in Two Prisons on
SERVED FOR FORGERY
Was Confined in Montreal for
"Crime of Another;" Did
Time for SinUKRHntf.
STILL CLAIMS SOLVENCY
Declares Ho Can Pay Off All
Obligations; His Bank Is
Closed by Officers.
ROSTON, Aug. 11. Charles ronzl,
who has handled millions of dollars
of other people's money In tho last
fow months, confessed In a formal
statement lodny that ho wan n
former convict. Whllo ho was mak
ing this statement tho Hanover Trust
company. In which Ponzl was a
director and a shareholder nnd
through which ho had dono a largo
checking business, was closed by
order of Hank Commissioner Joseph
Commission Allen said that he had
taken action becauso his examiners
had found that tho band had made
loans that are either bad or nro uf
very doubtful value." Ho expressed
tho fear that Uio bank's capital had
The executive commltteo of the
Hanover Trust company In a state
ment lato today said tho committee
believed that thero wero fow poor
loans on tho bank's books, and that
thero was no reason to bellevo that
tho bank would not continue to meet
Its obligations and that It had a rash
reservii of threo times tho amount
that tho law requires. William H.
McNary, treasurer of tho bank, said
that Ponzl did not nwo tho bank
a cent, that nny bank In the country
would have been glad of his ac
count and that Ponzl had paid nut
six million dollars through the hank.
Pnnzl's confession followed tho
publication In morning newsnf
of stories of the rareer of "Chai 17,
Ponsl," In Montreal. Confronted
with thtso stories, Ponzl conferred
with his attorneys and then gave to
newspapermen a lengthy statement
In which ho admitted that ho und
"Ponsl" wero tho saino man, and
that ho scrvod 30 months In prison
in Montreal for forgery and that
subsequently ho had served two
years In tho federal prison at Atlanta
for smuggling Italians into this
Ho asserted that his sentence for
forgery resulted from his assuming
the blamo for a crime committed
by a banker In Montreal, by whom
ho had been employed and who had
fled to Mexico.
"I am not trying to pose ns a
hero," ho added. As to tho smug
gling Incident, Ponzi declared he did
not smuggle Italians into this coun
try. "Within ten days of my release
(from tho MontreHl prison)," he
Mid, "I was asked to escort five
Italians Into the I'nlted Stated. I
did not smuggle them in. I crossed
tho 'bol der on the train openly and
was placed Immediately under arrest-"
He sild ho had not previously
made known theo Incidents In his
career because ho felt "thu past had
very little bearing on tho present
Ililil for .Mlstal.i-H.
"If I made a mistake, I paid for
It," he said. "I had every reason to
bellow, society owctS mo another
Ponzl later reiterated previous as
Mitlnns that he was solvent ami
could pay all notes outstanding
against him as a result of bis opera
tion of the Securities ISxohniiKo com
CONTlNVKt) OM I'AUB TEN
CONTRACT NAVY'S OIL
Ncorvlty for CninmaimVerinf; Fuel
Is Consldi'ml Post Ily Contnu.-tn
Itaslo PrlocH Amiounn),
WASHINGTON, Aug. 11. Neces
sity for commandeering fuel oil and
gosollno of the Pacific coast for
naval base uses Is believed by navy
department officials to have beon
removed through the signing of con
racts by tho department the past
week providing for approximately 90
per cent of tho oil supply nnd the
entlro gasollnn supply needed.
Fur tho next thrco months the
average basic price on fuel oil will
bo $: a barrel and the basic prices
of gasollno will be 21 1-2 cents a
Lost In New York.
NEW YiRK, Aug. 11 After
I traveling across the continent from
California alone, Mrs. Ullzabeth M
Stephen 80 of Kansas City, got lost
whllo' trying to find Fifty-fourth
1 street. Sho was taken to tho hospl-
ital In a. dazed condition.
Cox Will Speak '
at Peny Today;
Marion Trip Off
COLIjMHI':), Ohio.. Aug. 11. -Governor
Cox c irr.o hero tod.iy
fiom Dai-ton nnd planned the nd
. u res lie will mako lato tomorrow
at I'anip perry, Ohio, tho first
speech of the demoirnlli. pretl
iliiiUal riiiiilldale In the M.itl-.M-widn
rampalg-i he bus dei Ideil to
The part of the national gu.nd
mid other rllt7.cn soldiers played
In the war Is tn be tho main themo
of tomorrow's address, In preneiil
lng the Ohio 'governor's cup to the
uIiiiii-- of Hn- natlonnl ilfle shoot
ing competition nt Cnmp Perry
Tho governor will speak about S
Jlecnunn of road conditions,
Goernrr t'nx today ahiltidtii.nl his
plan of motoring from Columbus
to Cnmp Perry, about li.i miles,
and Incidentally prevented a meet
ing of UV demivcrullc and re
publican picsldrntlal suuu'iird
bearers. Tho governor said he had
planned lo tvili on Ki'nator Hard
ing at Marlon, which Is on the
automobile route lo Cnmp Perry.
for Advertising Him
In Ferris' Drive.
ASSAILS TULSA WORLD
Repeatedly Attacks Paper for
'Attack on Legion;" Will
Stay in Politics.
Following tin Impassioned defense
of his actions as n political factional
leader whllo officiating as stnte com
mander of the American Legion as
mado by Horace Hagan, advertised
during his recent speaking tour In
the Interest of tho candidacy of Scott
Ferris for tho senatorial nomination
by the Ferris headquarters as tho
stato legion head, nlxjut fifty mem
bers of Joe Carson post, pn-sent at
the widely advertised meeting In tho
municipal niidltorlum last night,
passed a motion condemning both
tho writer of tho "barometer" article
In Monday's World for misstatement
nf facts and tho World for publish
ing the letter and its attitude toward
the legion covering a period of some
Inglmi Near Politics.
"I Intend to eontlnuo to devote
my time and attention to political
matters In spite of tho criticism of
this paper," said llagan. "While the
legion has not yet entered the po
litical field It Is getting very near
thero at tho present time. I want to
see the ex-soldler bovs Interest them
selves In politics. Ttiey should bo
given consideration from both po
litical parties and for myself I can
say that when American Legion boys
announce themselves for office I am
colng to do everything In my power
to ndvnnce their Interest regardless
of tho paily organization with which
they are affiliated.
In his nddress lasting about one
hour Ilng-in continuously assailed
tho World nnd Its editor for what he
termed continued attacks made upon
the legion nnd excused his activity as
advertised legion head In ihjIIHcs
by tho subterfuge of Americanism,
Ilagnn said lin should not be held
responsible for the fnx-t that ho had
been so advertised.
Announcf-mont wns mndo at the
nteetlng that arrangements nro being
perfected to stage a boxing bout here
on Monday night. Si-ptember fi. the
opening day of tho Ajrcrlean Legion
stnte convention here It was also de
cided to appoint an nthletli com
mittee for tho purpose of organizing
font ball nnd basket ball clubs for
participation In fall nnd winter
directors of Sinclair
Set Quarterly Dividend
NEW YORK. Aug 11. The dl
reetois of tho Sinclair Consolidated
Oil corporation have declared an
Initial quarterly dividend of $2 n
sTiarr on the preferred stock payable
August 15. This stock was n-conllv
Issued In exchange for Its 7 per
cent convertible gold notes.
TVIAK Auc, 11. Wnlmnm 90; minimum CO;
ruth lnli; tlfr, fKjptUUon IS.
ARKANSAS. Tliurwlay pvUy flw.tr, timm &d4
roo! in Dirthnt (vrUw, tYldif prutiftbl; ihmrm,
OKLAHOMA' Ttiurjlir ih'Am, m1or; rrLli)
KANSAS CcTMnlly ftlr nl rmlff Hjirlr, prt
iff hrrTt In tmjtlrfcit (urtlon ThurJ
ouroixic; rrkUr Ulr with uvrbrxl trinf(rtlur,
OKLAHOMA CTY. Autf , 11 AlUir fllr; Air ffctr,
ffiuAif in pltm; Blvisri) ftlr; firliJirport too4,
thvifh duitry, OiroUfa, eicrJlrnl; Ctmkt nHWnt;
ftilcfciitia itkW; la pltvn; LlmUrx! rlr: rilntftn
ftlr, Ihctit air, Kid., rl, tJunrto mtHj, purwrt
Irtl. K) Rent r"t. Krtd C1' Tort Hutth. Ark,
filr, rvh In pv ftdn1i-( i! (Wry mu-Mf
tn fUrrt ft ifhrle t'. Hut Inn c1 tut d iitr
IM'irt f-ri Molkiul!! mil, Hun 11 li)x)
fine. UUm ftlf, UtAltttf flr Mum, m tr
Nit kirk rwth, Nrwton Kui Pcaf City rmnh
Irotntt rxwllttt furrcn fxJ, firm mmltr Bipjlpv
nWlint, 8;r filr, Kiwi uuJJjr, Ttl nry
vnd: Kuril aoaU VfcfclU, Kml, rwl; WUUr (tut
TO BIG PROBLEM
Declares Regaining Right
Track Is Task Facing
PEOPLES MUST SETTLE
Civilization Must Ilcturn to
Stability; Turbulence Is
Still Great Menace.
WANTS AN UNDERSTANDING
Pleads for Better Relation
ship Between Individuals
MARION. Ohio, Aug. 11. Senator
Harding hail only a few appointments
todny, most of the day being ro-
served for personal and family mat
ters. Ho hnd been Invited to n party
at Worthlngton, Ohio, lu honor of
his brother Dr. Goorgo T. Ilnrding,
Jr. Clearing his desk early, the sen
ator left for Columbus shortly after
noon by motor for game of golf.
On the way back to Marlon, ho was
to stop at Worthlngton to Join the
puny ui jus nrotnur's homo.
WORTHINGTON. Ohio. AllK. 11.
To get "back on the right track"
latnoiniiy ana internationally was
declared by Scuutor Harding In n
hpoech hero late today to bo the su
preme proiueui racing tne world.
.Muxt Kt'ttlo Down.
"Thero Is Just as muvh menace In
tho world today." said tho liomlnae,
"as thero was In the turbulance of
the war. Civilization has not yet
settled down, I want Amorica to
settle down' and to stand as a bnr
rlor t revolution and disorder
thoriighout the world."
Tho candldatu also pleaded for a
ijcin-r iiniiersinniimg among indi
viduals nnd among nations and de
clared that although ho stood for
ordei and stability he was "not look
ing backward, but Just clinging to
The address wns delivered to n
birthday gathering huto In honor of
Senator Harding's brother, Dr.
George T. Harding, Jr., and tho
guests who crowded Dr. Harding's
lawn and cheered the speech wero
members of tho Harding family nnd
of tho Worthlngton chamber of com
merco and Klwauta club of Colum
bus. MEXICAN PEACE SOON
General Gmirnlcs Sn)s California
Country Is Ton For lUiunwil
I"nim llnso for Campaigns.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Anug, II.
Impressing tho belief that tho lower
California country Is too far removed
from tho main source nf supplies of
tho Mexican government for provi
sional President do la Iluerta to
carry on an extensive Mrmpatjrn
ngatnst Governor Cantu, General
1'Aino tjnnznies, rnrnier cnnaidato
for the presidency of Mexico, passing
through hern today, predicted the
difference between do la Iluerta
nnd Cnntu will be sottled amicably
within tho very near future.
CARMENV0TE FOR STRIKE
L'mpkiyrH of Iwnvrr Company Do-
rldo AgnhiHt Calling Wnlknut off.
DK.WF.R, Aug. 11. Striking em
ployes o film Denver Tramway com
pany voted 771 to 36 against call
ing off their strike nnd returning tn
work under conditions named by tho
company following a conference
with Mnyor General Wood yesterday.
The vote was taken nt a meeting late
In a new motor truck a hydraulic
hoist first elevates tho entire body
and then lifts tho forward end still
'more to dump tho load.
State May Probe Action
of Court at Ponca City
TONCA CITY, Aug. 11. What Is
alleged to have been a "Kangaroo
Court" which was charging automo
bile owners nn additional IK. SO fee
for not having a license tag, was
uncovored hero tod.iy by local offi
cers nnd Its oporntlon was stopped
I following a conversation over tho
telephone botwocn Acting Mayor
Meek of 1'otica City and Henry
Wood, stato highway commissioner,
of Oklahoma CUy.
The officers of tho court wero II.
C. llrooks, a Newklrk Justice of the
peaco add Walter Illakely, a local
cons'able working in association with
three offtern m the employ of tho
state bigbway commission
Following a soveral days' session
of the court, hero local automobile
dealers met yesterday and objected
j. to the procedure, attorncya wcro em
OI3RMANTOWN, O., Aug. 11. -Reforo
an cuthiislastta crowd nf
neighbors, admirers and party nd
herontn Hint overflowed tho ath
Irtlo field nt Miami mllltnry In
slltuto here tonight, Rev. Aaron
S. Wntklns, standard bearer of tho
prohibition party and D. Leigh
Cohlii, his running male, formally
accepted their nominations, both
asserting onfnrcmcnt of prohibi
tion laws, and especially tho Vol
stead net, ns vital Issues of tho
'To us tho supremo question of
tho year In not equnl suffrngo,"
tho league of nations, labor, Mex
ico or Armenia, nor nny of the
minor questions oil which wo nil
agree, hut the entire extinction
of tho liquor traffic," said Rov,
Wntklns In his acceptance speech,
Tho candidates will carry the
gospel of their pnrt Into overy
section of 'ho country by nirplano.
If. 1. Farls, of Clinton, Mo., de
livered tho notification speech to
Mr. Wntklns. Mr. Watklns fav
ored sighing the pence treaty nt
onco with whatever resorvnllon
and amendments that may bo pos
sible. DAVIS LEADS ALL
IN BUCKEYE RACE
Heads Ilia Closest Op
ponent for Governor's
Job by 16,000.
WILLIS. DEFEATS BROWN
Has Margin of 38,000 Votes
in Republican Senatorial
Tilt Over Toledo Man.
COI.UMIR'B. Ohio, Aug. 11. With
less than 1,000 out of n total of
8,000 precincts yet to bu heard from
In yesterday' Ohio primary, former
Mnyor Harry I- Davis, of Cloveland
had a substantial lend of 10,000
votes over rnrnier congressman
Rnlnh D.Colo of Flndlny. his near
est opponent for tho republican nom
ination for governor. Fornior Gov
ernor Frank II. Willis, wns leading
Walter I-. llrown of Toloda. former
stato progressive lender, by 38,000
voles rnr tno republlcnn nomination
for I.'nltert States senator, on returns
from moro than five-sixths of tho
Tho closest of tho Iniporlnnt rncen
appenred to bo for tho democratic
nomination for United States senator,
In which W. A. Julian of Clnctnnnttl,
was ending Judge A. F. O Nell of
Akron, by only 1,279 votes on returns
from moro tnnn 4.11OO precincts.
Complueto unonclnl returns from
r-.OT. precincts, gavo tho following
votes on the republlcnn raco for gov
ernor' Ilnrry L. Davis 123,892;
Ralph D. Cole 107,8!i8; Congressman
R. C. MeCullouch 61,402; David M,
Returns from B.023 precincts for
tho republican nomination for Untied
Stales senator gavo!
Frank II. Willis 121,833; Walter V.
Rrown 83,r2G; Judge R. M. Wana
maker 48.272; Macoy Walcutt (1,923;
J. V. Walsor 6, 103.3
For tho democratlo nomination for
senator, returns from 4,591 preclnrts
give- w. A Julian 48,618; A. F
Kansas Miners Return
After Two Week Strike
PITTSniTRG. Kans., Aug., 11.
Several thousand Knnsas coal min
ers who have been ldl for two
weeks In protest against the flvo
day week penalty levied by the oner.
ators will return to work Im
mediately, It was announced tonight
by Alexander Howat, district presi
dent. United Mlno Workers nf
America. The miners, Mr. Howat
said, wero not going back at his
direction but upon their own ac
cord, and nnde protest.
ployed who went before tho court
today and denounced It as without
Jurisdiction and collecting an un
When persons, brought beforo the
court, would put up tho money for
a license tug, the court Is said to
huMi then lemltted tho fine of 2S
to J 100 authorized by state Jaw and
assessed instead tho IS. 60 flno. Statu
Highway Commissioner Wood In
formed Meek over the telephone that
any feo collected In this manner, was
unauthorized and a pure case of ex
It Is understood tho state will
mako an Investigation and that
I prosecution may result, llrooks It
1 tho present republican nominee for
county assessor It Is understood
thai many uutomnbllo dealers had
paid tho alleged Illegal feo and that
a refund of all such collections has
I been demanded.
HOUSE TO DECIOE
ON WOMAN'S VOTE
Senate and Houso Leaders
Announce Count on
DELAY ATTEMPT LOSES
Resolution Seeking Postpone
ment of Consideration
Is Hastily Tabled.
ASK OUTSIDERS TO LEAVE
Senator Introduces n Measure
Askinrr Both Interests in
Fight to Withdraw.
nALnmii, n. c. Aug. 11. sixty
three nf tho 120 members of the
lower houso of tho North Carolina
legislature tonight sent a telegram
tn tho Tennessee legislature assur
ing that body that Norh Carolina
will not ratify the federal sutfr.igo
amendment and asking that tho
measure bo not forcod upon tho peo
ple of North Carolina by Tonnesaeo.
If tho sixty three signers nf tho
telegram In tho house vote in ac
cordance with their expressed viows,
tho amendment will be defeated in
tho houso by six votes.
Harry I". Qrlor and Lindsay War
ren, anti-leaders In tho house and
senate respeotively, tonight clalmod
four additional votes In tho lower
house n gainst ratification. On tho
strength of tho signatures to tho
telegram, nnll-amendmont leaders
tonight claimed "finis" hn been
written in tho federnl amendment
fight In North Carolina,
Tho suffraglstji declared they ex
pect the amendment to be ratified.
NAHIIV7LLU, Tenn.. AUff. 11.
Chairman Itlddlck of tho house com
mltteo on constitutional jonveurlons
and amendments, tn which was re
ferred today the Joint resolution pro
viding for ratification of iho fedeial
woman suffrngo nmenmeitt, an
nouucod lato tonight that tho lowor
branch of the Tennessee legislature
would voto on ratification Frldav.
At thu s.-imo tlmo, Speaker Todd of
mo sonaio euucu mat , tho upper
houso ulso would act on that Uato.
Tho sonato and houso committees
to which tho resolution wiia rrArr.i
will conduct a Joint hearing on tho
resolution tomorrow night. Huffrugo
lcndom decided nothing could bo
gained by delaying a voto beyond
Friday and ngroed to sottlo tho lssuo
ut that tlmo.
nuffrago forces wore vletnrtmi tn.
day In tho first skirmish of Uio bat-
uo ror ratiucauon of the federal wo
man suffrage amendment by tho
Tennessee legtsl&turu. A Joint reso.
lutlon which had for Its object post
ponement of action until Annim n
In order that Tennosseeana In moan
mneungs inrouniiout tho stato Aug.
21 might express au opinion for or
against ratification, wo tabled In tio
houso by a voto of CO to 37 after a
debate which at times arouood the
members and thu crowded pillories
to a high pitch of enthusiasm.
'Tnnnessoo, a perfect thirty-six,"
Is the slogan proposed by the suf
fragists when the docks are finally
cleared for action nnd debate on tho
resolution begins In Uio sonato and
Tho Joint ratification resolution In
each house was referred today to tho
committees on constitutional conven-
CONTINURD O.V J'AOB TKN
FEAR MEX REVOLUTION
War Inoltnhlo of Iluerta TrUx to
itcmovo lovernor In Vera Cnu
VRRA CRUZ. Aug., 11. Civil war
In the statu of Vera Cruz Is said to
be Inevitable should tho fcdorul gov
ernment send troops thero to enforeo
tho order of l'rovlslonal President
Do la Iluerta dismissing Oovernor
Antonio Nava from office. The Nava
government Is still functioning and
bus taken no notice of the order,
(lovernor Nava who has been In
Mexico City for a conforonco with
tho provisional president rclatlvu to
tho situation created by his romoval,
arrived at Jnlnpa. capital of the statu
of Vora Cruz, yesterday. His ad
jutant, who nccompanlud him, de
clared (lovernor Nava, fled from
.Mexico City becauso ho feared ho
would be arrtsted If ho remained
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