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RELIABILITY CHARACTER ENTERPRISE
VOL. XV, NO. 21.
PROSE SHtiWS UP
tWb'io Private Communi-p-iMnns
Niiuue ommiuee -
BROKE LAWJS CHARGE
Negotiated With Foreign Gov-
urnihents Without Permis
sion of United States
WANTED TO 'SUPPORT COX
But Mr. Tnft Threatened -to
Ri-ign if it Did So;' He
Ijmsted Upon Harding
st i.ons, Oct.
to'' -rTi.il letters
18. Scrfros ot
from thu fllc:i
to Knforco Pence, of
h i I an II. Taft Is president,
, t i Miiced Into the iccffrd of
the ' i't ommtttcu Investigating
w r expenditures licro late tu
ii ,i s of a number of proml
1, York bankers wero men
ji," .1 m the correspondence.
lie t M Hunt, attorney for Uio
mn,i u -, who Investigated the
i',iu of tho league reported
.is', ray intimation," officials of
thv I1- ihiio have violated tlio Logan
ii' i 1 January 30, 1799, which
pruhiL. -i American citizens carry
Ins oa negotiations with foreign
r-'vem... tits or their agents regard
ing disputes or controversies with
out the permission T tho I'nltoil
Sates. Tho net carries a penalty,
upon Conviction, of fines ot '.not
norc than J3.U00 and Imprisonment
jf from nix monthH fo thrco years.
Dig Into Financing.
The f nato committee met hero
today to completo. Its investigation
f tho rrc-'convcntlop campaign In
Missouri anil adjourned to meet
ijratn sor u time, hoforo the election.
Before jiljournltig telegrams wero
ilspatrlied to tho chairmen of the
rj'Pulur aa and democratic national,
itv.aijrial and congressional com
mutes directing thent to file com
plete statements of their receipts,
ixpcn l. uires and pledges at Chicago
rhunsd.o, October US. Tho reports
m be i.. ado public at that time.
Tlv report of Mr. lilunt's Inves
tigation of the League to Knforcn
Peace proved tho setlsatlon ot the
day l ii.i ns of confidential letters
bttw. . c, Mr. Taft, Gorge W. Wiek
srtlum Tlieodoro Marbulg and
Jthers vviro given.
In h . summary Mr. Hunt points
ju i ii Herbert H. Houston tcstl
!lca o. r re the committed that ho'
had ta i.ed with Hourgooisp. tho
Gifm chancellor; Lord llobort
V und iJavld Lloyd Oeorgo in rc
sard thu United States entering
tho li.vi.tii nf nntlnnn nml that Kd-
rlwil I-lleiiu of Boston, who has
tbttn ,i ...id on a olmllar mlslon, Is
now ii Germany on a mission to
tu Germany into the Jgigue."
Charges Law Violation.
'"rlic . orrcspoiiencq and data
l.nh follows bears out tho charge
Jhlih l am about to make," Mr.
Hunt s report says, "that this organ
ization hits through its' official! by
torresi)' ndenco and . conferences,
lalkta with various oflclals of for
'sn p.. ernments nbout getting this
nd o ti. r countries Into tho lcaguo
of nat lis peaifo treaty, all of which.
In n.v estimation, is in violation of
tho l.i.ipin act."
Mr ilunt also charges that Wil
liam II Short, secretary ot tho
league took fromtlio files certain
botwetm .Mr. Short and
W.- Wlckorsham In which
' ' proposed a pampnign In
rest uf Governor Cox and
liersham "ircrecd in part."
it ri'tustMl to glvo up tho lot
report states, on- tho
that thoy wero porsonal.
' r Jrmn ' Wlckcrshnm to
..lied Jnlv an. 1920. s.'ivs:
Wli'Ki-l-vlnilii Boosts Coolldgo.
"T'lt'in you, my Bear Mr. Short,
jr Art ji'ir Swccltur'a memorandum.
"I i lnglcar and sound. How
tnui h hi tter was Governor Cool
ils. ., fret-h of nceoptnnco than
that ,,f .Senator Harding!"
"'In i , nrrcspbndcncc shows tlmt
fx-li. ,i,.t Taft threatened to re
'Sn ru tho presidency ot tho
imrui. if it took n jlnrtlsan part In
soliti. , ,,nrl r(!terated his belief that
HNUKD ON PAOB BriVKN
rri-M S. O. Mght ItlderM.
ri-s In Snirth Pnrnllnn lis
J "' " 'f thp action of "night
nder, ln warning cotton gins to
'11 tho off-ciitton advances,
nlo today at Johnson City.
A lion Hurton wero taken
'"dy charged with posting
Lt on cotton gins
i New York Life
Farmer & Duran
203 Pahico JUK. l'liono ISt
Is Thrown Away
To Foil Bandits
Defying two masked bandits,
who held up n tnntoilng party of
four at eighteenth and lllversldo
diivo at 11 o'clock last night, a
woman, whose name hrr male
companion rofjused to dlvulg
eli lire to police or 'J'he World,
sii.itr ird, a diamond ring valued
at JSOO from her finger and threw
Ii into tho bushes. Then, accord
ing to the bandits' victims, tdie
viilmly pulled olf cheaper rings
and handed them over. V
Tho men on iipnnts of tho car
wero II. II. Stairs ot the Alexan
dria hotel, Tulsa, and I.. O,
Ciiiibbs of Jlunkogee.' When tho
robbers stepped out from the sldu
ot the road, shoved gun muz.lcs
into tho auto and demanded that
the party "shell out," (Iruhbs pro
tested. Ho was promptly tupped
over tho head with a revolver, but
the blow fmly raised a knot.
Stairs rendered up S0 in cash.
Orubbs contributed u small
amount of change and the woman
who "dltchi'd" her good ring waH
touched for a small amount. Tho
other mysterious woman member
ot tho party tarried no Jewelry,
polled say they were informed.
MADE BAD 'SLIP'
Cox Says Opponent's An
nouncement of French
- Overture Blunder
PRESSES JjlS ATTACK
Accuses Republican Nominee
of Taking Thirteen Differ
ent Stands on League
lll'FFALO. N. Oct. IS.
Preaching his lcaguo of nations
gospel today In northwuWorn New
York, Governor Cox renewed as
saults against .Senator Harding for
alleged "wiggling and wobbling"
upon the league issue. ,
To klx largo audiences at Syra
cuse, Hochcster and Buffalo, and In
two rear platform Aridit-mes en
route, tho candidate carried his
preachments n(ion tho league.
At tho Broadway auditorium and
GenesBeo hall here tonight. Gov
ernor Cox declared that Senator
Harding hid made a "slip" Instating
that ho hail been approached "un
officially" by a French representa
tive regarding a "world fraternity."
Denied Hy tho French.
"Tho French government," said
Governor Cox, "very promptly and
proporly denies that thoro havo bten
any official overtures of any kind.
I want to ask Senator Harding
whether It Is not truo that tho 'rep
resentative ot Franco' was not
Maurlco do Kobra of Paris? If thl'i
bo truo, and I havu strong reasons
for believing that It Is ... . wo havo
an lnstnnco of tho kind of counsel
ho will seek In International af
fairs." Governor Cox said that Mr. do
Kobt, a correspondent for the
Paris Iji Liberie," and who recently
traveled with tho ogvernor beforo
going to accompany Senator Hard
ing, was an author and humorist.
"Senator Harding's slip occurred."
Govern'or Cox cotytluued, "In one of
his b.ick platforfn sped lies. The
restraint Imposed by tho Intellectual
guard that has been for him- for
weeks and for tho moment with
drawn. Tho statement comes from
Marlon that no moro extensive
speaking tours will po mnde. Ob.
vlously, tho republican party In
sists upon being protected from tho
blunders of Its candidate. Thu cir
cumstances .create tho question
. . . to what protection America an
devlso against presidential blunders
If Senator Harding should chanco
to bo elected."
TJovornor fiw reiterated thut Sen
ator Harding had taken 13 variant
lcaguo positions and tho nomlnen
predicted that tho American people
would not approvcwi attempt to
"wiggle into tho presidency." Opv
ernor Cox Hsked whether, If elocted.
Sonator Harding, In carrying out his
proposal for "plural i go'crnment"
would consult with tho Johnson
Borah or other groups.
Tho governor reiterated that, it
elected, ho believed he could ngreo
with tho sensto upon ratification. Ho
restated that ho would accept any
reservations not harmful to tho
league's baslo principle
Flection ln New York of n demo
cratic senator who would support
tho league, was asked by tho gov
ernor ln aU of his addresses today.
Hero tnnlGrU ho nlso urged re
election of Governor Smith.
Whllo In Ilochestcr tho governor
laid a wreath on tho grave of Susan
B, Anthony, woman suffrago
leaving hero tonight, Governor
Cox tomorrow vft-UI campaign In
New Hampshlro and mako a night
address In Boston.
RTAM.KV 4- .McCt'Si:
Funeral dlrtftari". HS0 8 Doubter I'hnnei
O. It::, OvlCOQ. ,AmuHncc service Advt.
TO STAY ON JOBS
Coal Supply of Oklahoma,
Arkansas and Texas Is .
STAND BY CONTRACT
"It Was a Bitter Pill, But the
Men Swallowed It," Wilkin
son Says Afterward
COAL TO jVIINERS AT COST?
ff Operators Agree to Con
cession It Will Help Situa
tion, Official' Says
Hy Aer!aUil I're Stale Wire
MCSKOGF.)-:, Oct. 18. Tho coal
supply of thestatet, ot Oklahoma,
Arkansas and Tuxs was practically
assured hero tonight when represen
tatives of tho mine workers of Dis
trict :, comprising thiv'o three
ftates, decided thej would not abro
gate their present contracts by tak
ing extended "vacations" from the
eonl mines. - i
"It was a bitter pill but they
swallowed It." was the s" i"tit
made hero tonight by John Wilkin
president of the district -Zl iiuiitm.
Tho report, drawn up by Mr. Wil
kinson, was read to tho delegates,
150 of whom packed tho hall, In
which tho convention met After
several hours needed for Its comple
tion, Mr. WIMUnwon ln perapn ad
dressed tho delegates.
Injustice, Thought Workers.
"When tho demands Tor a 30 per
cent tonnngc Increase wero mado by
tho mlnkrs of this district, iitul
turned down by tho Southwestern
Interstate Coal Operators' associa
tion, inu worKcrs inougut an injus
tice was being dealt thorn. They
greiv vory restless, and nearly .000
of them left their work and went on
"I ngreo with the men. Thoy aro
morally deserving of tho Increase,
hut wo must not forget our con
tracts. We have gfven our word to
thu coal operators, ami to tho t'nlt
od States government as sponsors
ot tho agreement!', that we will con
tinue operation ot tho mines.
"Whatever our moral rights may
be. wo cannot so lightly regard our
Mr. Wilkinson then went Into In
trlcato detail of the jiusent situa
tion, with the jesult that when he
had finished speaking them wss no
son, president of tin! district miners,
ers' delegates present
"We cannot now force tho coal
operators1 to grant this Increase,"
Mr. Wilkinson said tonight ns he sat
in his room at the hotel and chatted
with several of tho miners.
Operators Could Stand Hike.
"But they should regard our
wishes as fur as dosslble, for they
could very easily plfy tho Increase
Without even raising tho prlco to
"As long ari tho Incrcasn will not
bo granted, they should sell tho coal
to tho mlno workers at production
cost, which, I am advlsod, they havo
not boon doing. Thero aro many
situations which arise over which
thero will bo disputes with tho ope
rators', but tho urination is practi
cally cleared in the matter of an In
crease. Jn this one case howovor.
the minors should, and I bcllcvo they
will, furnish coal to' the men at
cost, ' .
"In some places tho" coal has been
sold to tile miners themselvus at $10
and $12 a ton, when It was being
sold to tho railroads' at less than
"A remedy In this condition will
help matters very much.'' he s.ilu.
Tho proponed building of u min
ers' headquarters will be brought up
at tho convention tomorrow, Mr.
Ho doolarcd thift ho will rceonv
mend Muskogee as the location for
the building, which will cost moru
than 1100,000. V
PRAISE FOR HARTMAN
TuNn Hanker Commended nt Wash
ington Meet for Bringing Kioto
.Membership to 100 Percent.
WASHINGTON. Oct. 18. Special
commendation of T. J. Ha;tman of
Tulsa for bringing Oklahoma up to
100 per cent In membership In the
Amorlcan Bankers' association was
voiced in open session of tho con
vention Hero today,
"Tho greatest Individual accom
plishment amongjthu officials ln tho
membership campaign belongs to-T.
J. Hartmau iff Oklahoma," tjio re
port said, , .
Oklahoma oMalned moro now
members than fany state last year,
2C0, bringing the vtate's total up to
Thoro wero 37 bank burglaries In
Oklahoma for tho year ending Sep
tember 1, Only Illinois, Indiana
nad Iowa hhdw Vtoro burglaries.
Tltoro wero also eight bank holdups
in' Oklahoma, which was exceeded
only hy llllniHs, Michigan, Missouri
TULSA, OKLAHOMA, TUESDAY, OCTOBER lp. 19i:i).
Goltra Paid Delegates' Way
aim n r r tit
, io vnsco, tie
Missouri National Committeeman Gave $1,198 and Two
Other Democrats Gave $1 Each to Fund; Breckenridge
Lon Not to Bu Put on the Stand Yet.
ST. I.oriS, M. IK. Kdward F.
Goltra. democratic national com
mitteeman from Missouri ntul
barker of Attorney General Pal
mer in tho prc-convviilloii cnni
palgn, gave $;J98 toward iJy
ment nf expenses ot itllcgalcs at
tending the statu convention at
Jopllu. Mo., when delegates to the
democratic national convention
That wan the outstanding point
in the morning's tesUjnony beforo
tho tenate committee investigat
ing campaign expenditures which
resumed its scslonvhcro todny. j
.Mr. Goltra 4 old the committee
men he gav 2S democratic com
mitteemen ln th' cltv of St. I.otils
$160 each. Ol tho $4,200 ho ex
plained, IV 198 cairfo out of. his
own poiket. Two dentorratle
friends were each nuked to give $1
'Mr. Goltrn said, so that ho could
tell the i ominltteemen the fund
w.is "contributed by democrats."
He tlliUnot want them to feel uu
der obligations to htm, ho saliju
The committee decided to forcg'i
Army Demonstrates ,
in Front Lloyd Geoge
BATTLE WITH POLICElFIRST VOTERS LISTEN
Thousand of Idle Men Stone
Officers in Downing Street ;
a Red Flag Is Banner '
IX)'l)0, Oct. !H. Tho first
HiiggcMlou that British innl mines
Ik mIciI It)' tho workers wih
made today. A v illsxitcli from
Perth said that at a meeting of
tint miners In tho i'l-rih district,
tho leaders suggcMi'il that' If the
strike lasts n week, an attempt bo
Hindu to m-Io thu mini's and op-.-lulu
ilicin in conjunction with
railway men and tho tnin-lxiri
Several district Uiilyns of rail
way men In south Wales today
voted In favor ot n railway strlko
In s)iiimtliy with tho, local miners.
By FAltLF. C. KKKVKS.
II N. H Htutr l'iirri-iiinieni I
LONDON, Oct. 16. A great army
of unemployed marching beneath
the red flag of bolshevlsin stormed
the official residence ot Premier
Lloyd Gcorgft at No. 1U Downing
street this afternoon.
Tho dcmoiibt rotors did not enter
thu premier's official residence, but
In tho struggle outside thu walli ot
tho building on both sides of No, 1U
collapsed under tho pressure of tho
Many policemen and clvllni
wero wounded In fighting.
Tho movement started us a demon
stration by unemployed. ThousaijOs
ot 'Idle men mado up a great pio
cession which moved toward White
hall and Dcwnlng street, the seal of
tho government buildings
Promlw Lloyd George at tho
tlmo was 'conferring with 14 mayors
of London' districts upon tho prob
lem of unemployment.
When It was seen tho deinonstra
toiti wero going to break through
tho pollco cordon at the entranco to
Downing - street. reinforcements
weru sent to protect No. lo Down
ing strve't. A f minus strugglo de
veloped outside tlie premier's resi
dence. Tho leader ot tho domonstru
tom was pulled from his horso and
arrested. Tho red flag was ton to
strips and seized by tho pollco.
Tho matchers attacked thu pollco
with stones and tho pollco ictallated
with their batons. ' Ulany windows
Tho demonstration of unemployed
was planned over the week-end and
the authorities knew it was coming.
It was held to bo a part of tho gen
eral agitation of labor against thu
policy of tho government in tho na
tional coal strike.
A scuro of ambiilnncrn were
rushed to the srene. Thu most ho
cu.s rl.Ni i;t I'l'in two
SEN. SWANS0N COLLAPSES
ItOANoKi:, Vn , Oct. 18 - UnWi4'
Stata Senator Claudo A. Svvansoii of
Virginia suffered a heart attack
hero tonight while making a speech
at a democratic rally. Tho meeting
was immediately closed.
Senator Sw.inson, who told friends
earlier In tho evening that he hnd
"gotten out of a sick bed to conlo
here," was taken to a hotel. It whs
said tha senator's condition warf not
Miss llussell Good G, O. 1.
NHW YOUK. Oct. 18. Lillian
Hiisseil, who now is Mrs. Alexander
P, Mooro, today contributed $100 fo
tho republican national committee
for printing and distribution of
copies of tho American Declaration
I ells o&crej
the (xauilnntlon of Ilreckenrldgo
Long, ili-iiini i .it li; camlldiits for
1'tilted Ktnti senator from Mis
souri, arter Senator Seidell l
Spener, his ifpuhllcuu opponent,
prole.-!ed It would put be fair in
Mr. Long. Clialrmnu Keiiyon an
nounced that all senatorial iiiui
palgns wniil,be Investigated aftvr
the licit Ion November 2.
Mr. Long, who had been sub
poenaed, protested against being
picked out as the only senaloirvi
caudlilati) to bo called nml de
clared It would leave an Impres
sion that there had been Improper
Vxpoudlturcs ln Ills campaign. (
Senator Heed, democrat, of
Missouri, said he was ln favor of
hearing Mr. Long if tho latter In
sisted, but Mr. Long explained he
did not Insist but was mersly thero
at the call ot tho committee.
Senator Walsh ot Montana,
chairman of the democratic senit
ti'rlal committee, was present to
Insist on Investigation of republi
cans' campaigns In several statoa
in the event that Mr. ling was
Away; Hundreds Un
able to Hear Nominee
Many Youngsters, Just Quali
fied to Cast Ballot, Inclu'd-ed-
in Harding's Audience
MARION, Ohio, net. 18. Tho long
succession- of politico I pilgrimages
lo .Senator llaidlngs front porch
reached high tide today In a gather
ing that deluged Mnrloii and svvlrlod
about the vicinity of 1 1 Hanllng
homo ln a rqaving hunrin whirlpool.
So 'great " the crowd that Its
fringes packed the slreets a Mock
away nml hundreds wero unable to
get close enough to hear the nomi
nee's1 speech on the obligations of
thp American voter.
Delegates from many states and
repron-nlbM: many special groups
wyro In tin crowd, which paraded to
the HarillUK residence, shouting and
singing. More than a score of bands
lurched with the p.iradcrs and ser
enaded the nominee fur two hours
nftvir bin address, while he and Mm.
Harding stood on their front slepn
and shook hnnds wilh vlsltois.
Talks to ''Hrst Voters."
Tho senator's speeeh was addressed
particularly to thoso who aro to ex
ercise tho ballot this year for the
first time. Ho pronounced uso of tho
frnnthlse a duty as well oh a privi
lege, nml uryed that thm two-nartv
system be preserved os the uiost
practical 'means of Kfetirlng efficient
government. New women voters he,
asked especially lint to jegregate
themselves In a party nf their own.
Tho candidate also addressed him
self to several groups ot foreign
horn voters In the gathering, tel'lng
them that they should help to main
tain loyalty In return (or the advan
tages of Amcilian iltlzonnhtp. He
recounted thu history of the repub
lican partv in a final idea that It Uu
chosen by all classes a th nuw ef
ficient agency nf government.
1'nrelgnor There' Tmi.
The first voters' contingents. In
cluding groups from 33 colleges nnrt
universities, made up nioit or tho
crowd. In addition, however, there
were rcprrsc ntatlvcs nf the Polish,
Hungarian, Lithuanian and Italian
races, nnd delegates from mnnv Ohio
countle. Heading the partdt, was
a bleycrf, brigade, '.ii mi fi about a
Mi yule which Senator Harding oner
evvnyl and rede, nnd ns p.irt of the
Iront pi.nch o'-remenb-s whs pfe
K'nted with a new muchlno with his
name enKrnvid on the erms b.ir.
Cheer leaders, mounted on the roof
of the pon h and perched In ttees.
kept the groups o nthn ground be
low singing campaign songs and
howling ott political parodies on
their college yells The Columbus U'.
publican filcf cob and a chorus nf
inpuhlcnn women from Pittsburgh
helped with the serenading.
lidna Thomas Gordon of ottiimwa.
Iowa, made the speech p'esentlng
tho new women voters to the noml
ner, and Walter lingers of Columbus
Ohlovyas spokesman for the young
men who will east their Iwllols for
tho first time n'-xi month,
PICKFORD-CASE IS DELAYED
ArJruiiH'iiln on Man's Divorce Do.
crco to Bo Heard Jailor.
SAN FItANCISCO, Oct. IS. Pre
liminary argument In the ease of
the stnto of Nevada ng.ilnst Gladys
M Moore, known as Glad s M Fair
banks or Mary I'likf iul motion
picture star, and her former hus
hanl, Owen Moore also a motion
ll-fltn .In, .Iluunln .V... ,11..
.v...,v nun in ymn.ii.i7 um illtOIi:
obtulord by Mri, Fairbanks Irk Mln
den, Nev . has been postpone! for
..v.., ... , , ,...u .,.,, ,,,,.,.,,,. ,.,i
a second time, attorney for Mrs,
i-airuaniiB aunouuecu iiero, loaay,
Republican Nominee for
Senate Sees Horror
of "Big Nine"
WOULD SUBSIDIZE U. S.
Without Doubt, Council Could
Involve Our Forces in Any
European War, He Says
AMERICANISM. COMES FIRST
"Thoso Who Have Studied
Pact and Favor it Havo
Patriotism on Crooked."
Tearing tho lourcun of nations Into
shreds and exilnltilng It and Us
effects In detail. Congressman J. W.
Harreld, republican nominee for tho
I'nlted States senate. In tho district
courtroom Monday night, delivered
one ot the most enlightening ad
dresses ever heard III the city. Ills
arguments were illustrated with sen
sible hypothetical casts which drove
homo his logical thoughts forcibly
Ho declared that tho lcaguo or
nations Is thu pnnwuotiiU Issue be
foro tho American people; that
those who aro neutral regarding Jts
adoption, ns Well as thoso opposed
.o It "di mid vole for ciindliri'.eM vpo
an ngulitst It In order tn perpetuttlo
Americanism ns opposed to Inter
nationalism. None ot -"Wilson's "14.
points" wero Included In the league
as It was brought baCK from P s,
Ci-IIIcImcs "Big Nine."
"Ti nrovo that Hi's "Bli Nino"
would bo given moio po"wer than
congress, ho s.ild congress could dc
claro war for only two reasons to
protect tho honor of America am:
to repel Invasion, Tho "Hlir Nine;
he asse ted. would have, tho power In
draw, tho United States Into a war
In which American honor vas not
Cilcs Mr Evidence
In Charge of Ferris
"I made that statement upoh
the nulhorlly of II. C Carpenter
of Okmulgee, who told mo In
person that ho hud voted for
Ferris In Mlsiourl," Congressman
.1. V. H.irreld said Monday night,
referring t his addrss at Okmul
gee In which ho charged Ferrh
had been a republican III Mis
souri, and which .statement vva
denied by Ferris heailiiiarters In
a leiegiatn tent to Tho World.
' I have no reason to doubt Mr.
Carpontor'H veracity as ho ap-
pears to bo a reputable man. My
principal reason for referring to
this Incident at Okmtllgoo was
to compliment Mr. Ferris upon
tho good Judgment he onco ex
hibited by being a republican,"
at stake ami In which therj was no
i.emblanco of Invasion nf our coll.
"Thu lcaguo provides that a nation
can withdraw from membership by
giving two years' notice. Suppose
wo were members; that wo woro
given mandates ovrr several small
nations and becauso of c ompUf.atlotis
wo could not lelltuiulsti ojr man
dates over thum. Withdrawing
from the league would be similar to
a fly trying to cjscipo from a sticky
mass of mol-isses af'or u'l 111 feet
had been aught." .
('lies Working ICMimptcs
Citing the provision which pre
vents disturbing lel.it'ons c f sub
Jeot nations with ,tlulr contiolllni.
nations, ho declared tt.H had the
leaguo bep" In lo-ic la W1' Fume
timid not have come u iho all of
America In Its wpr fo- lr.cnpiiiiliinco.
Hi' said further that ls-i Did vt rs
from now Cani-l.i look tcps to 'ree
itsii''' from Brri-n rule, nm would
bo Impoiwliil- under terms jf the
Had the league been In force In
Iv-Dx, I he I'nlted Bl'ites could lint
havo Interfered vvith Spain In bo.
li.ilf ot the I'liillpiilntis without
bringing war afid a boycott from all
other nations of the world, ho as-
m i ted.
Kvptjiliis Bcrgcr 'oi'.
"I did not vcitH ie, sent JlergiT."
Harrold diclared, rcplvlne la ' hinges
of his npponont and Frrls Hiipport
ers. "My voto was against seating
Hetger until his case had been do-iie!i-d
by the court of appeals, as tho
Congressional lleeord will show. My
vote was to literally let him stand
nuts.de tho door of congress, with
out voico In the proceedings and
without pay, until the court hnd
given Its eleelslftn If thero was any-
CONTINITlIll UN- I'Alill NSB
Tt'LHA. Oct tt Minimum, T. mini
mum, ii. smitl) wlmli, iiarlly cluuily I'm.
cllillHiInn .15. ,
ciKI.AIKJMA: VI ucxlay prnbably lmw
frs, colder in mtruuiu nurttiMcut portiun.
WecliiPulHy fair In wl, showins In rant
AUKANS.vs TurmUr irohal.ly shew
i-ra Wi"liKinluy iihiiwcru, uolilr In norili-
i , ii,n,
I. ,NSAS Purtly 'omly sml unmcwhii
uns'iltnl TufvUy ncl V oiliiinility, cooler
v c l- t'mtuy f
TimIid'i Nie ul I1viii(n.
A l club, II Jl I Tiilnu 111 1
lteirybll; nn ci-ntrul cuiumlttea, repub
OKLAHOMA'S GREATEST NEWSPAPER
Girl Artist and
CHICAGO. Oct. 18. - Mai gan t
c. MeDoiiKall, sister of John H.
McDottgall nillllnoulie board of
trade opci iiint'.-niHl James J. Grif
fin, a IKo guard, who Is a hero
along the north shore bene lies,
are being sought today following
their invsleilniiH disappearance.
Miss MoDuukuII. who wan
known as an eccentric artist, is
known to have drawn a sum of
money from her wealthy In other
and to Irivo purchased two tickets
Through Florence Griffin,
daughter of the life saver,- It was
reviialtd Grltrin and Miss Me
Dougnll had planned to elope.
Tlie gltl declared an Intimacy
that began when Miss McDoUgall
Canto lo tho beach to pnlnt had
dov'i'luped to tlie stage wheto tho
artist and llcsovcr planned lo
flea together. Griffin ht said to
have confided to n retattvu that
ho had "cold feet" nnd that "ho
was going away where Margaret
can't find mo." Pollco havo threo
theories. Ono Is that Miss Mc
Dotlgall has gone away on a
painting Juuul mid will return
when her funds tiro exhausted.
Another t:i that she may havo
been robbed and slain or may
havu mado way with herself In
disappointment over tho tinsHtis
factory culmination, of her ro
mance, Tho third Is (hut she and
Giifflu really havo duped.
TO SEARCH FOR
Great 5-Year lilxpcdition
to Asia to start in
$250,000 IS PROVIDED
Even If Man's Kudo Forebear
Is Not Found Big Historical
Collection Is Assured "
NIJW VOItJf, Oct. 18. Organ
ized sean l . fortho well advortlseel
but undiscovered "missing link"--
tho remains of tho near-tunn that
scientists since tho day of Darwin
havo longed to examine Is to li
cart led on In Asia for a Ilve-yiMir po-
tiod, beginning next February.
An expedition, financed by a
$2Mi.00O fund, will penetrate ra-
mote regions, and oven If It falls to
uncover remnants of man's rudo
iirelilstnrlc forebear. It Is planned to
bring back to New Vork "thu great
est natural historic: collection tho
world has eVer seen."
Tho Amorlcan Museum of Natural
History, which Is sponsoring tho
expedition, announced tonight its
associates aro tho American Asiatic
society and tho Asia Mngitslno.
1 heso three will flnancu tlio expedi
tion, with tho belli of prlvato con
tributions by Mrs. Wlllard Straight,
J. P. Morgan, George F. Baker,
Chllds Frlck. W. A. Harrlman mid
Mr. and Mrs. Charles L. Hern
htimcr. Huntsmen nnd cowboys, as well as
eriuillo professors and scientists,
will bo Included In tho party, for
it In nliinned to trull some of tho
wildest animals In tho world In tho j
Gobi desert ami bring mom ikick io
New York nllve.
500 KANSAS MINERS STRIKE
I. Ike Their Oklahoma llrnlhcrs, They
Go Out on "Vocation."
PITTSIIiriSO. Kan., Oct. 18. Five
hundred Kansas coal miners are on
"vacation" today. Two mini's were
Involved In Idleness which U bo
llnved In inlnlg circles to bo the
forerunner of suspension ln the
Kansas coal fields.
Ilccluxe Millionaire' h
WilU)ecinian Is Put
Up to a J urn Verdict
SA I. KM. Mass.. Oc. 18 -Judge
White of the Kssex county probata
court, who last week ordered tho
attempt to break the will of Wil
liam 1". Searles, reeluse million
aire of Metheun and New York,
rofcried to a Jury, today dlreeiod
that Jury to decide whether tho
will was obtained by fraud or
undue Influence on tho part ot
Arthur T. Walker, tho New York
Uvv clerk who was becpicathod
the hulk of tho estate, or Lewis
Del.ifleld of New York, tho at
torney lvho drew up tho will.
Tho cTftirt framed two other Is.
irues for the Jury. Whethor tho
will was executed according to
law and v&hcthor the inllllonalro
was In sound mind yt tho tlmo
it was signed. Thn will is being
tontealei by Victor Seurles. a Bos
ton urtlrr, who was a nephew of
tho nmliimall'e Ho w.is ho
iiueatheil $2u0,000 under the will
wPh the H'!pululnn that if he
sought to break It, the money
should go Instead to tho Uni
versity yt California.
PRICE 5 CENTS.
TO WILSON NOTE
Repeats Statement That
French Asked America
to Form League
SEES NO IMPROPRIETY
Sonaton Suggests That lie Is
More Than Trivato. Citi
zen," as Wilson Said
DEMAND OF FRENCH PEOPLE
Sentiment Declared to Favor
an Association of Nations
to Bo Headed by U. S.
MAIIION, Ohio, Oct. 18. Imply
ing to an Inijulry from President
Wilson, Senator Harding wroto tho
whllo ho unr tonight that although
Franco hail sent her "spokesmen"
to htm, Informally nsklnK America
to lead tho way for an association
ot nations, thn Incident had not In
volved tSo French government ln
any violation of International pro
The senator declared that m hU
icforcncn to tho subject In a spcoch
nt Orceneastlo, Itul., recontly, ho
only 'had sought to convey tho
thought that thoro had cotno to
him "thoso who spoko a seniuncni
wiilch they represented to bo vory
...n.,lfA.i ...tin,.,. tVw. ItViuw'li linlVtvlo."
iiiiiiiiit rv ikiiwhk ...w . - -
lie "added that ills worus -couici
not bo construed to say that tho
French government has mnt any
body lo mo."
-ltofcrrlng to Mr;"Wll8on' sugges
tion of Impropriety In n. forolgn na
tion approaching "a. prlvato cltHon,
on such a subject, Senator Harding
pointed out that ho la ii member1 of
i, ffirniirn rntnilotis committee as.
...ill iim n nomlnen for tho presidency
.,.i ,i.,,.ui.i,i Unit "an informal ex-
persslon to mo is ratlior moro thall
Unit to a prlvato citizen."
ei. t.,ve of Henntnr Huntings let
ter, sent In reply to onn from tho
president asking whether thn senator
hint 1 n eorroct V OUOted In
Orocncastlo speech, Is no tallow:
Mr. Harding's ix-ucr.
"Deor Mr, Presldentj
"I havo beforo mo a press copy
of your Idler to mo of this elate,
though I nm not In receipt of tho
original copy. I am glad to mako
a prompt reply.
"It is very gratifying that you
hcsltatu to draw Inferences with
out my assurance that I am cor
rectly 'liiotod. Tho quotation as
reported In your letter Is not ox
act. Tho notes ot tho stenogra
pher reporting remarks quote mo i
as saying; 'France has sunt her
spokesmen to mo Informally, ask
ing America In Its new realization
of tho situation to lead tho way
for an association oP nations.
"I tun suro that my words could
not bo construed to say that the
French government has sent any
body to me. Tho thought I was
trying to convey was that theo
had como to mo thoso who spoko u
sentiment which they represented
to bu very manifest among tho
French people, but nothing could
suggest tho French government
having violated tho proprieties ot
of International relations. Offi
cial Franco would never seok to
go over your high office as our
chief oxocutlvu to appeal to tho
American- people, or any portion
"I can co no Impropriety ln
private citizens of France, or In
Americans deeply friendly to
France expressing to me thulr un
do! standing of sentiment ln that
It Is not Important enough to
discuss, perhaps, hut I very re
spectfully urgo that an Informal
expression to mo Is rather morn
than that to n private cltlzon, I
hold a place as u member of tho
foreign relations ronunltteo of tho
I'nlted Stales' scnute, which 1h
charged with certain constitu
tional authority In dealing with
foreign relations, and I am neces
sarily coiiHcinuu that I am the
nominee of the republican party
for president of our republic
"In Vic combination of theso two
positions it otigh not bo unseemly
that homo very devoted friends of
a new and bottor relationship
.Huong nations, no matter whence
they como, should wish to wlso
mo relating to uslratlons to co
operate with our own republic In
attaining that high purpose. Ix.i
mo ssMuro you again of tho ob
servance of all the proprieties and
again assert that tho Franeh gov
crnritcat has maintained that great
respect for your position to which
I myself subscribe.
"With great respect, 1 am, vory
"WAHItKN a. IIAItDINO."
WILSON'S Liri'l'Klt TO
IIAUDI.VG ON KTATUJII5NT
WASHINGTON. Oct. IS. Presi
dent Wilson took steps today to as
ceitain vvnethor the French govorn.
ment had given authority to a "rep.
rescntntlvo of Franco" to approach
Senator Harding "Informally" with
tho request thut tho republican
presldonlal nominee tako tho lead lu
CO.Nii.NUUD ON l'AUH TEN