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RELIABILITY CHARACTER ENTERPRISE
OKLAHOMA'S GREATEST NEWSPAPER
AWiuarc sworn net paid
VOL. XV. NO. 46.
TULSA, OKLAHOMA, SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 1920.
I OHTV MlllIT t'AII
IN TllltKK HKCTIONH
PRICE 5 CENTS.
CITY HAS HOPES
IN CAS DECISION
Modification of Condition
Here Seen in Attitude
jlAY EVEN SLICE RATE
Gas at Cost Below 48 Cents Is
Possibility, Two Attorneys
Helping City Believe
PROPOSE EFFICIENCY PLAN
City Says Company Should
Be Penalized as Pressure
Falls Below Standard
Corporation Cirwmlisloncr I!. 13.
F.hols left fur Oklahoma City Snt
5rd.1v afternoon, following tho ad
turnmcnt of tho hearing of thu
lahoma Natural das company ut
J o'clixa. Tho hearing began last
Monday morning, consuming tho en
tire week. Whllo it was not com
pleted tho rc.ininldcr of testimony
nill to heard before lliu commission
it Oklahoma City tho last of thin
month. 1 holn did not hcI a specif
ic date. At that tlmo tho testimony
cf Harney Meyer and 1 J. K.
Rooney, appointed by Commissioner
Art I. walker to lnvcmlgato tho
records of valuation as prepared by
the cm company will bo Intro
duced. Clianeo lr City Seen.
Although Lchols lias throughout
tho hrarltr, miulo statements that
Indicated favoritism toward tho gas
company In Its request for an In
crease In rates to 75 or 80 cents.
City Attorney Frank K. Duncan, who
with C. II. Rogers, local attorney,
acted during iho hearing: on behalf
of thn citizens, bellcvea Micro it n
fair ch.mco that tho commission will
Issue an order that will bring at
least n modification of present tin
An order wa Issued by tho com
mission tevcral nionthB ngo requir
ing the gas company to Introduco
the "109 per cent cfflclcnccy" plun.
Ily Iho terms of this" order tho gns
company must, furnluh a- four-ounce
prcasure If It collects 100 per cent or
tho fras bills from Cun&umorH. A
thrce-ounco pressure would entitle
the gas company to but 75 per cent
of Its bill or a two-ounco pressure
10 per cent of tho bill. Thcro nro 3G
regulators within tho city which In
dicate tho pressure at every hour of
the day. iirlglnal records of these
raugM nro furnished the corpora
tion commission each day, and from
Ihem may be determined the pre
uro at any tlmo during the pre
Iliiforwment In Held Off.
However, this order of tho com
mission failed to satisfy tho bus
compiny. which appealed from Its
decision to tho stato supremo court
ty making 1200,000 bond. The casu
l now pending. That the commls
ln tNtll bo uphold Is tho opinion of
Z Mrt .'yK1 n.WpMM
KttWnrhl. ...jur'les. and .Us believed he
. ... . . ..
I records siuh testimony us will prove
fater under low pres.suro than un-1
rlPK lilrrl no. 1 a n v Mint In.K IirilJ
Jro 13 the cause of outrageously
il?h pas bills hero. Tho scientific '
explanation n I understand it is that
1.1-L . .
high rrwure gas, In going through
a rnlxt on tho stovo to tho burner
tip, has stiffUIent forco to suck in a
tifflueni amount of air to cause the
proper number of heat units, while
low presHiire gas has no force and
ooie Mnwlv thrnch tho mixer, fail
COVT'Slr.I) ON I'AOK Kt.KHN
WAR IS 'UNTHINKABLE'
"lll-CoiiMiloroil Slnlcmcnts" on liolh
Miles- Start Rumors.
B Th Aon mti1 ITpu,
'in,.rKi.piiiA. Nov. 13. war
lietu. jnpan nnd the Pnllid
Statu is simply unthinkable," rio
Urcil Ui.innd S. Morris. AmerUnn
amta--ii..r to Japan, in addressing
the Ac-.ri, nn Academy of Political
and s mi Science hero tonight.
Ami-hob ho did not intend to
un any question "which might
napiioi bo the subject of friendly
alcuf . 1, lietween the Anmrlrnn
nd in -.iinese governments, Mr.
Jlorr-s . .pressed 1 egret for the "HI-onsldei.-l
statements, which from
time. t.. t.me find expression In both
cunmn, ng to the suggestion of
YOITH AM) IllLMNK
Here are the two greatest assots In
hi w r,i- jouth and brain?.
, 1" havo these and know how
I?..V 'hem -tho world Ib yours and
)?!?' h'"K tlml's ln ll- The trouble
r,'" ""any young peoplo who havo
til... pcopio who navw
k..ly .of Ability I that they don't
now how in .t.i. .Kitit.,
tri.J , t. Tniy don't know how to
krnuT I lr business value to tho
fcted of Jt '"exo men who nuvo
The cay to do this Ih realljvslm-
f.K...... .:".'",.' -.'V
;n have to offer 1 "S Want I ,"'r Indicated that ho was not great
A"I stn y M r u roUB1 1110 unt!ty interested "Whllo the housing
if 'I1' tho Want Ads aro help-
thtlr l?" of yuth d hralns to
" tut Want Ad taker.
Minor Leagues Included I
CHIOAliO, Nov 13. Steps
place every professional biihfb-vll
league In Uic country under (lie mII
rncllon of Perioral Judge l.'indls,
whu wan yesterday appointed n one
man committer; to net iih nolo arbiter
In major league dispute, woie tukcti
President John Hrydler nt the
National league, nnd other club own
cm, conferred with a group of tin1
highest officials In iikliioi- leagues
over the proposed reorganization of
control of nrofcphlonal baseball and.
after listening to the major leaguers'
explanation of the plans, the minor
officials Informed Judgo ijindls they
approved of Ills' selection and fn
vored coming under It Ih power.
.Minor Officials sv Laudli.
In the delegation which ealleil on
thn judge, worn Alike Sexton'of Rock
Island, president of tho National As
sociation of mlilor leagues, John
l-'iirrell, Us secretary. (Jenrgo T,
Maltieit, president of tho Michigan
Ontario league; h, w. nickersnn.
president of the Central lcugijji; V.
W. Walsh, president of the South At
lantic league, and Walter Mori Is,
president of the West Texas league.
me support or these men for tho
reorganization plan virtually assures I
ItS aCrelltallCU hV thn minor tenL-imu.
It Is behoved bv baseball men lit.
I. I.. I .!,-... . . ... -"r,.-..-.
Pomlblllty that Judtro I.uidls' pow
ers' might ho given an International
scope was seen by President Malnus
of tho Michigan-Ontario olubs.
May ICmhrntv Ouiaila,
"Wo want to see you In charge of
Enjoying a Diet
Of Infant Foods
IlyTliA AFwrUtF.I I'rem.
CORK, Nov. 13. "Not out of
danger, but there i no rcaon
why wo should) not pull them
through," sold tho Jail doctors In
a report on the condition of the
nlno hunger strikers In Cork J"ll.
who yesterday broke their fast of
Kvefcy thre'e houra tho prisoners
aro given liquid nourishment. This
diet will bo continued until Mon
day, when thn first solid food In
tho shape of bolted fish prepared
with milk, will bo wsrved them.
With one exception, they wcro
ublo to read the newspapers this
morning. All of them drank largo
L,iianllUv of, wry.r.wect 'lemon
ade with much enjoyment.
Their first food yesterday was
such as Is given to InfnntH lesd
than six months old. Their ap
petites aro returning rapidly.
John Crowley said ths forninu:
"I could eat unythlng."
PLANE ENTERS HOUSE
Poor Phi-iii Itutlillug Wrecked : Pi
lot Injured hi Crash; Only Tall
or Machine SlajH Out.
I:NI, Ok!u Nov. 13. A lie-Hovilaud-four
airplane. In attempt'
1 01? to allirht I.ito this afternoon
flow into a residence on the county'
........ ..-.-....I, ...I I , liitilrl-
, inlurli.g Iho driver, whose nam.' .
will lose nn eye. .lonnnio junrn
Kort Sill, was a passenger, the trip
Vort Sill, wan , ;'Br; ,. ,.1 1
bolng made to hj end bun lay Ut ,
ho lattcr's parent who P;
tho county larm. in "" ""
IlfirTIV irirfllllTIl LUIT I lalUCIIv".!
Tho motor Mopped over u Pen on pveroJ lho wn,CKnlf f ,,e miss-
nn insldo room, only lho tall ot inolnR. (iri,at Ulyp nava training sta-
plane remaining outside of the rcsl-i., sennlnne alone tin. east shore
. r .U r (I.. .u-'
denco. Members ot mo iamn '"-'of
caped injury by being ouimuu 01 inu m strewn along the shore for a
house, watching iho plane alight, distance of four miles, according to
Thn plot wan unable to shut off his j Medeau who returned lato this
engine and the uocldunt was duo to afternoon to the station. Practical
this. 'y the entire wreckage of the plane
.-. ; was found.
I "There could be no mistake." ho
Human Flu Has Fall; '".nd. Tm- imttu-shii. gnu- color
IIUIIUIU m iy jaw i aml tho tn,orH , ,,(. crtnln "
18 Mortalltf JnjlUCU No clothing was found. Two
, 1 cushions that floated aclmre wele
found nmong the wri-.kag-
MANyi-IKM), Aik. Nov la -
Uijlle O'ltryan. a "human fv," I -II lfnv:t.nn ffnihrrillli Will
ami was mortally Injured heie this , it CXI LUtl I(aHU a(S U III
u.'temoon while bj n.g hotsii d with , ftQ nlcrican Equipped
his arms strapped ai liu sides to '
the top of a Iwo-s'ory bank building
for one of his stunis. . 1 nam in 1110
tackle broke. D Hrvan, whose home
Is understood to tie In an eas.ern
city, formerly tiaveled with lloudlnl.
HOPES FOR U. S. APPROVAL
Jugo.Slav Pon-lgn .Minister Ccrliiln
Amerlcn Is (ilad of New Treaty.
Il- The AMoclnted 1'rms.
RA. I'AI.l.O. Itnl. N'ov. 12 - ll
tlnr that the Pnlted States wnuld he
gratified nt the agreement reached
between Italy nnd Jugo-Slavhv re
garding tho Adriatic problem was
expressed by Anton Trumbltch.
Jugo-Slnv foreign minister, Immedi
ately after tho signing of the treaty
between tho two countries by thnlr
representatives Here tonigni.
Coolidae Is Not Worried
On Capital House Dearth
that legislation I
may bo Introduced (o provide Tor a
homo for tho vlcii-president, In view I
of lho houso shnrtnge. wern called ,
to thn attention of flovernor rool-
1 iiiirn today. The governors man-'
situation may bo ntuto there Just
now," It" wild, "I understand n
number of persons will bo leaving
tho city Bhortly."
the league in Canada as m!I ob In
lho Clllti-il Stuteii" hi' lulil the
Judge. 'Your apiiolntmeiit Is tho I
gioalunt thing m
i the world for base-
'nil and the cunil whleii I know
will result from It mum not ho con- I
fined to this count rj." i
judge (.amlls Npeni navuml bonis
today conferring with the minor
leaguers und reading congratulatory
messages, lie was particularly de
lighted with several from r.ins. wiy
Ing ho "wo tiled the approval of the.
men In tho bleacher more than that
of the magnates,
The national lea-rue toda ap
pointed (larry Herrmann of Cincin
nati, fWnoy 1tiefuK4 of ptttshuig
and Ohrlori Khcts of llrookljn, IIh
committee to officially arrange with
the minor leagues for them to conns
under Judge Lindls' control. ClHrk
Griffith of Washington, Prank Nn
vlu of Detroit and Connie Mnck of
rhlladclphla were appointed to rop
rcsent the American league. They
vflll meet 11 minor league commit
tee of six within a week or two in
New York or Chicago. f the mlnni
lenguvi offlclallv nppnuo the re
organization jilaim a new national
agreement and rules governing the
gajne will be drawn up at a-Joint
tnn Inr n.,.t lnn. .il.... .III... ,..
.....j.. v., lift, flill.-I III
lork or Chicago In Iiecember.
JTudin Imdls would attend this
President Heydler left today for
New York and President Johnson
and Phil Hall of si. Umls left for
ahimtlne trio In 1,011'slnna
Confusion Reigns in Se
bastopol as "Red" Force
liy TIip Areoi laud PrrnK.
PAItIS, N01. ia. (Jeneral Wnm
gel, Willi iitemlxTM of Ids gincrii
iiiciit, ncctirdlng to iho I'-clio do
Paris, lias Ixmnlcil (lie Prcncli imr
ship Waldcck-Itosscau at Hcpaxtnpol.
HKHAHTOPOI,, Nov. 13. Thou,
sands of refugees, pimlc stricken. I
fill tho atreots and wharves of So-
hnstnpol. Ships of many nations are ,
.llUrrJudly.ctuklnK -i-oucees abroad
ififtl thn Red Cross is loading Its sup
plies. Rear Admiral Newton Mo
Cully, commander of the Adriatic
naval forces III ItussUn watcni, will
stay ln Sebastopol until the last mo
ment with a small guard on the
American destroyer Overton
American colony has been
uboard the Overton.
It Is reported the bolshliikl have
sent nn ultimatum to Oeneral
Wrnlge,l demanding the uncondi
tional surrender of the "whlto
The cruiser I'. S. S. St. Jouls sailed
j from Constantinople for SehaHtopnl
tins morning to take a full load of
refugees, (.invest feari are now felt
for Oonernl Wrangel s army. With
(ho entrance to the Crimea In the
nanus nr file hnlutli.v-ILI ml Our.' nh-
wrvver ssay Wrangle d oositlon in
FIND WRECKED SEAPLANE
roMB,inr.l IHhi'oic.s Lost Plane
s,,IlU(.r(,, IVlllr (.H A ,,,,
MPSKKOON. Mich. Nov. 13-
k,i win Medeau. piUrol for tho White
1 .1rA t n .. t .1 .!.... 1 .. 1 .11-
I-ikn Michigan. The wreckage
1 N13W YdltK, N'm 1 .. -Cuniraets
, . . signed l.c I'l-clan and
company, limited, or this ity. with
the Mexican government to furnish
rolling stock, locomotives, mill und
other staol material for tho com
plete re-equipment of the Mexican
national lines, a KO.uon.OOO Project-
It was announcd by moinhors
of the firm
Wrangel l)o-nratcr- (' s- Xiium-k.
CONSTANTINuPI.K. No. 13.
Sixteen Amerlran Red Cross work
ers have been decorated by Onoral
Wrangel for services rendered the
'civilian population of the Crlin'-o
nnd south Itqfsla.
Shot Through Head,
May Yet Keep Life
PPORIA. HI.. Nov. 1.1 William
Keys, nged (10, tried his bent to
commit suicide todii) hut failed.
He placed tint mu::le of a re-oli-r
lo his right teniplo nnd
fired a bullet through Ills head,
Wl (Ii doctor came Hi'js tA
conscious, lie talked I lie matb-t
our viltli his pliYhlciau uhlln the
latter ilrvMsnl (he wound. Mx
nmliiatlou slinwcd that the bul
let "cut t(K low (o pcuclralc tho
brain mid (00 high fracliiro
lho jawbone,, Knyn may rconcr.
IS HARDING GOAL
President-Elect Will Try
A mi hi Hiihrtro Tflnrlintr
... .. ..
PENNED IN BY STORMS
Norther KiiKes, Senator Forc
ed to Remain Inside; Pre
pares for Speech
MAY VISIT TfTpANAMA CITY
Invitation' Ucceivt'd From He
public; Informal Delega
tion to Be Received
Ship to Transport
liig Hardinq Party
Itlesscd With Luck
N1JW YORK, Nov. 1.1 - The
I'nlted Print steamer. Pustoies.
(.elected to bring Presldcnt-Klect
Harding back to the P. H. after
ho Inspects the Patumn canal,
zone, stnrteil south today after
a wedding ceremony had been
performed aboard here while she
lay at her pier. This wiih re
gurded by the crew as "about
the luckiest thing that an hap
pen aboai rishlp."
Vresldent-niect Hatdtng's par
ty will board tho Pastures it
Colon, and will occupy 32 rooms
on the ship. Wilt II Hays, chair
man of tho republican national
comihltteo anil his seeretary nnd
Secretary Hale of Maine nro
among those for whom reserva
tions have been made on tho le
POINT ISA IllW., Texas. Nov. 13.
Cut off by nn unseasonable storm
from recreation on land or sea,
Ptcsldent-FJect llitrdlug spent to
day In Point Isabel rending mid
making preliminary preparations for
tIlu epreeh ho will deliver on next
Thursday at New Orleans.
The president-elect and his party
virtually .wcro marooned for tho
day. the cold norther which blew
nn vesterilav still holding sway on
tho fishing grounds off Lnguna ,Ma-
rire and 11 downpour of rain making
the winding dirt road Into llrowns
vllle almost Impassable. Tie had
hoped at least to go In for a golf
Kamo at the Hrownvme rouniry
"lub but automobile drivers pro
nounced the trip Impracticable.
Things for Another Tarpon.
Pnless the weather moderates by
tomorrow the Harding party may bo
moved to a nrownvlllo hotel. I .oca I
weather sharks thought tonight,
however, that the storm would bo
over in a few hours, and that warm
er wcalhvr would follow. Mr Hard
ing wants to remain hero and got ono
more try nt tho tarpon fishing off
Point Isabel If possible. It is about
20 miles to Rrownsvllle along u road
that Is Ilttln more than a trail
through cactus and tnesqulle, and
for 15 miles of tho way thrrn aro no
houses visible from the roadway.
An old styln narrow gauge railroad
train of two enrs, hauled by gaso
line, makes tho trip each way onco
CONTINI'KU ON I'AHB TltlltTllIIN
HOLD UP RATE HIKE
liilcrlalc f'oiiimcnv ('oinml-lon
Hears ProlChis Prom Shippers
and Stivpcnds Scliixliih;.
sp.riil to Tht World.
WASII1NC.TON, Nov 13. -The In
terstutn commerce commlsolon
toduv vetoed the increased run
rates which It had planned to ap
ply beginning Monday. Oklahoma
shippers protested that the Ufs
were too high and the commission
full that the complaint wus JiiBtl
fled, It wiih nnnojiined that n hear
ing would be ordered On the mat
ter. The commission In its ruling,
snld in part that the proposed
schedule's make certain Increases in
rules for the Interstate transporta
tion of various commodities und the
rights nnd Interests of tho public
appearing to be injuriously affect
ed thereby, and being the opinion of
the commission that the ofMitlvo
dato of the said si tiedub m con
tinued III said tariff should be post
poned pending said hearing nnd de
Fast Train Services
Trim Down Schedules
Across the Continent
CHICAGO. Nov. 13.- Announce
ment of what uas said to be thu
fastest. uuntic.ouUncntal iiillroud
f-r.ervlto instituted lnnieiica was
tiiade today y mu v ni-.ii.i-, .Mil
waukee & St. Paul railroad, which
will resume Us Pacific Limit
ed" between Chicago anil
San Francisco tomorrow. Con
necting with tho 20-hour trains
from New York, a passungcr cun
now journey across tho continent
Ih 12 hours und 45 minutes, In
cluding nn hour's layover In Chi
cago. Tho TwontU-th Century Untiled,
leaving Now York nt 2:15 p 111,
arrives in Chicago at 0.4& o'clock
tho nsxt morning. Tho Pacific
Limned win dipart. beginning to
morrow at 10 45 a. in., arriving
in San I-'rancluo a.t 8. 30 a, in.
the third day.
Woman May Die
From Burns In
CIIKUSKA, Okla., Nov. 13 -
Aii-r b.nlng beon twice binned
in (xplorlons and despite the re
peated warnings of her husband,
Mrs. Pies' Cooper, wlfo of tho
uperititendeiit of thn Liquified
Caslnghead plant No t, K tni'in
north of here, today suffered
burns in an explosln from which
Jurors say she cannot recover.
Mrs. Cooper took a bucket of
.'.ixlnghtad gnrnlltm Into tho leitnu
iouv, where the family lives. In
tending to clean soino clothes,
hllo In tho kitchen the high
powered fuel exploded. Mrs,
Cooper was virtually burned Into
1 crisp, tho house was burned
down and Cooper sustalucd pnln-
11 1 and set lous burns In getting
,ils wife out.
Mrs Cooper I about 30 years
old. Friends of the family say her
lusband warned hor repeatedly
to leave tho canlnghuad gasoline
alone, predicting that she would
omo day meet with serious 11c
BY RED PLACARDS
"Pay More for Cotton or
Be Burned Out," Threat
Found at Guthrie
OPTHRIi:. Nov. 13. Placards
printed In red Ink and beating tho
Inscription 'pay moro for cotton or
wo will burn you out and Kin you
for wo nro ono thousand strong"1
today were posted on many cotton
gins In Ixignn lounty, accordng to
roportH received hern at the sheriff's
Placards warning thn farmern of
lho county, similar to those posled
on iho gins, wcro also reported, on
which wcro the words "Don't pay
over a dollar and u quarter for cot
ton pickers or wu will burn you
Reports from many ginning sec
lions of tho country declared that
their nrea.i worn flooded with tjie
dacards, and that both farmers and
glnnms wito alarmed nt thn situa
tion. It was said at thn sheriff
office that tho plncanfri t" both
tho ginners and farrneis made n
I'Vnr Reign of Terror.
dinners In anil near (lilthrle. In-,
tervlei.ed on tho situation, declared
(hero was an organlr.ed movement
in font to mrry out tho threats and
flint every step toward prevention'
of. Incendiarism would be taken
Rxtra details of deputy sheriffs
worn hastened Into the districts
from which the first reports of the
thrcata were received.
DANIELS BARS HAZING
Navy Department Is Colng I.lmlt In
S(( Pnwilro At Aiiiiun)IIh
" WASHINGTON. Nov. 12. Pe
daring that the navy department
would "go the limit to uphold thn
authorities of tho naval academy Qt
AnnnpnllH In their offers to stavi
out haling at the institution- Sec
retary Dnnlels announced today
that Instructions had beon issued
that no hazing would bn toleratiA
and that any number of midshipmen
necessary would be dismissed lo end
"1 would lather have K00 men at
Annapolis who can obey oiders than
2, '.'00 who cannot." said Mr. Dan
iels The presence of Insubordinate
ii.iiluhlnmen Is not desired. Men who
nt-n being trained to give orders
must first of all learn to obey.
One midshipman ulready has been
oxpelled. the hm retary announced.
SCHOOL GRACE IS EXTENDED
Satc Kducnllon Hoard Sii'rclnry Jn
Statement, Mr"tel" the Limit.
Ily At.O' Utvil Press Htt Wirt.
OKLAHOMA CITY. Not. I -Vnrimiii
Duncan. s-irtury of the
stain board of education, announced
Moday Mint tne tune in wnieo ma"
Hid for Country si hool dlmrlitn may
be applied Tor has been exienueu.
v.,i Mmiilnv orlirinallv was set
us the last day for filing of appli
cations. The stale uld appropriation
of $100,000 will not bo qiwriouieu
until next spring, utim-an saiu.
Oil Pound In Salvador.
SAN SALVADOR, Republic of
Salvador, Nov 13 Petroleum d-
pntilts arc reporieii to navu uti-n om
rovereu in me u.-ii."
TI'LSA. Nov. 11 Mltium 3, mini
mum IT. nnrlli winds, partly clourlv.
HKI.AIIOMA. Hunasy ami lliir.uay
cldinly nil unst(ll. . . .
AllKANHAH. K.st n. V?Ml TtV-K-in.Uy
ml MonJsy rlouily sml umtl
lied . omewhal w.nncr Hun-Uy
lOII.Wrt i.nc.U. r.VK.NTH.
ii..uiv nmn rrcllal by nrnrtt Pranx
I Irs t nrisiian cit.rcn, ,v p.
,pm baint, Cunvsntloo
hs 6 p '
fluif tn opio tlt'o finals. Mrhlxurn
n Kennedy 3 p. rn,, Tula Cuuntry club.
RICH OIL LEASE
Federal Court Overrules
Claimants to Famous
INDIAN ROLLS UPHELD
Sand Springs Man Wins Thin
Victory Over Government
for Productive Site
PROPERTY WOflTH MILLIONS
Wells on Allotment Have
Flowed $.1,000,000 in' Crude
Oil Since MlroughL in'
ML'KKfi(ii:K, Okln., Nov. in.
The Pulled SlntcM lirt-ult imirt of
npiM-nls nt St. Ixiuls today decided
lho fsmous Tiiminy AtUli-.s nllot
incnt caw; In lluor of CliarlcH
1IMH 'nilsn inllllonalre nil opcr
iitor, iio-onllug lo Information re
ceived In Muskogee lids afternoon.
The iillotmcnl, Including tho
is'tnilcuiu It has nlmidy prod need
Is valued nt .120,(100,00(1, N Is said.
The government disputed the
validity or Page's Iciimj (o (ho land.
Arthur L. lYrgiison, lumlK-riiiiin
oT Port Smllli, Ark., nlso nn 11
claimant to the proi'rty.
Through thn declsHnn handed down
Saturday In tho famous Tommy At
Ins case by tho eighth circuit court
,f appeals ut KU Louis, Attorneys for
has. Pago oonleiiiled thai ue be
comes tho undisputed owner of the
00-acre oil lousn In thn north end
( thn Cushlng field thn has been In
Itlgallon for the punt four yearn,
'in value of tho U-aso Is said to
kpproxlmnto M, 000, 000, uithoiiKh the
ivernment experts put the potential
nltin of ho lease at $20,000,000,
Sale Made In 1011.
The lease In question was pur--based
by Pago ln 1011 from .Minnie
tklns, mother of Tommy Atkins,
loceaned, A rig watt moved on the
roperty rip! a well slnrlcd, Soon
'terwards Arthur J. Porguion of
ort Smith and his associates and
ho n.irtli-tt ami Huhl Interests of
aplllpn came In with claims to the
operty. Then ho government filed
t on thn grounds that Tommy At
tn never xlKicd and that Minnie,
-oslng as his mother, had his name
laced frnuduliMilly un the old 1 80S
ml Ian rolls.
In March 1 ft 1 G thn government up
died for 11 receivership for tho prop
ty and Judgn Ralph Cambell ul
tuskogen grnnled the request. Slxj
i)-H aflcrwardM thn court of appvals
St. Louis discharged lilm, Pago
linn filed a (900,000 surety bond for
'10 protection of tho government.
Cams Ilmelml in Two Coat-ts
Thn taking of testimony by dcposl
lons for hn trial of tho case wus
-tartnd Hi thn full of 191B, and tost!,
nony wax taken practically from
oast to const In tho iinets of Kan
is, Missouri, Colorado, Wyoming,
lontana, Washington, Orngop, Call
ornla, Arizona, Texas, Pennsylvania,
Mstrlct of Columbia and Mossachu
ottd. During May und Juno 1817 the
isi! was rlod before Judgn Camp
II nt Muskogee, thn record being
hi biggest slnglo ono Ihut has ever
m out of a federol court In this
tnte. It comprised lfi.000 pages and
he printing bill alone was 120.000.
'he case wni decided In favor of the
'efendnnt oh vry Isnue both an to
w nnd rarts.
The government nnd allied Inter-
sts then appealed thn case to the
Ighth clrciil court of appeals at
t. Irfiuls and argued before tin- three
ildges there last Januaiy.
As a rewilt of the derision Page
innounreil Saturday night that work
III be commenced Iniinedlaely upon
'ie erection of a college building
nd new dormitory at tho Sand
IU-,1 Cro.s Charge Denied,
NKW YORK, Nov. 13. Tim Cen
tral federated Colons' uctlon lust
night in voting to ignore nn Amer
ican Red Cross appeal for support
hecuuKo the organization has been
inactive In Ireland, wus declared by
II. 11 lluiren illreitor of the iiuiin
bershlp laiupalgn lq Mnnhuttan, to
Whisku Is "Milked"
From Dummy Cows
On Dairy's Farm
SAVANNAH, liu., Nov. Ir
Two "illlllimjr" COWS Slubhll III
(he sIjiIIh of ik real dairy farm,
giving In-dcad of milk, high
grade Imported whisky, drawn
from it .'Oil-gallon tank sub
merged In tho Kavannali river
it short illslunct! iivvny, coiikiI.
title what lix-iil of fleers believe
In be the most iroinplelii siuug-
gllng apparatus ever uncovered
In (oorglii. Itolli (lie cows unit
the tank Mem dei-troicil estcr
day iiftcrmMiii In Chatham coun
ty by representatives of Hie
L'nlt.il Ktulen mursliurH office In
conjunction with county officers
i. II. Hums is In jail, two Tul
s.itui possess "valuable diamond
rings" and "pawn tlckelu" whhii
they are holding against Iho day
when Hums gels out or goes
up yonder" mid In the safe at
the police station, reposes 11 va
ried colliiiilou of entrancing
sparklers --lho stock In trade (or
a particular class ot "merchants"
that do not makn 11 big display.
Only two were bitten beforn
the Hist lttlm squeaked to iho
law." He was O. W. SnUcr. 623
South llnstoh, who let Hums
have 7 for n diamond and a
scribbled receipt. Kinle. Covin
was the other.
Hutlirt' sysleni, ucconllnu to
Setter nnd Covin, wus to put up
a hard luck story, offer a "val
uable" ring with a written re
ceipt as Mi-ourltv for a small loan
and promise a redumption tho
inixt day, Seizor loaned Hums
"Tho next day" hn visited thn
pollen and Hums wiih finally lo
cated and booked tin Investiga
tion. In his pookels woio found
a number of Imitation diamond
lings and u letter fiom 11 novelty
house in HI. IjOuIs thanking
Hums f'r his order ror three
dozen lings "at )3 $0 a dozen."
II11111H sajn ho Is Innocent.
in Course of Investiga
tion by Kline
NI1W YORIf. Nov. 13.--Tho nanio
ot Rupiesntituttvo James A, (lultlvnn
of Massachusetts was brought Into
testimony offered hero todny in tho
Walsh committee Inquiry Into affairs
or thu Pnlted Stales shipping boaru
I?iic0tlii!('ra Hill Tape.
Robert 1-:. ltllno. special rcprcscn-
tallvo of tho board's supply and Bales
department, was testifying lis 10
nietnods uped In disposal of surplus
material. In the course of his testl.
nioiiy ho described an effort on the
pait of Ills department to procure, a
hid which ho said was an advuntage.
olis contract ror disposal of scrap
matrrlul. A bid tor Km sale on a
"six months supply basis," ut 11 rate
of SO cents 11 Ion over tho market
nrii-ii wiih accented, injected, ac.
copied again and once moro I1M1I up
becauso an official Hi Washington;
discovered lm had acted without 'uu '
thorlly, he said.
In (ho Interim, another form of
bid had been offered. Tho second
1. 1, 1. 1.... ,.ib,u,,,i lm Kud been discrimi
nated against Sind, according to tho
witness, thu board secured inn i n.
(lulllvan n tologram complaining
that thlH bidder, 0110 of h s con
slltunnUt had not been treated fairly.
This Tlrst telegram. wi
added, wan hooii followed by nn.
other, which ho tertnd "sharp" do
nandlng an Investigation and
tl.rea.'nVng to luko tho matter to tho
floor of collgresss. n..ltlen
Tim InslstntiCH of Mr. Oullhaj .
the Wltnesn said, no doubt ecausnd
ho homo offlco of tho
thn u.ntrovwy over tho crn
contrnctH quicker consideration At
any rate. h wil'L f".r.v,var(1i",.it,
tl o board a complrtn fllo of
ense. The delay In detern.llilnB t o
sm-cesssful bidder, t-ot lho oW
IIlt.nt money, hn declare. . t
Lfor -iw. .nViV..'w- much
higher than It Is now.
Worst Sl.akeup" In lilt-tor, Revl-cN
Oper.1ll.1iH of lllg KiiM-r.l ot
"lo Rid ( I") ot CriMiks.
CHICA'K), Nov. 13.--Chb ago s
pollen force today was glvn til" big
geit shakeup in lis history by Chief
Churles C. I'-ltzmorrlH. re ently up
pointed to succeed John J- I""'1'
whoso reslgnutli'ii wus requested b
Mavor Wllllnln Rale Thompson.
Hvery special squad was abolished
ei.i.r ..f DuiiictiveH Jatni-s Mooncy
was irunsfeired to the bureau n(
Iderillflcallon. n majority or thu
iiiiclnil cHpialtiH and lieutenants
wcro transferred to new stations and
every patrol sergeutil und special
police operntor wuii given 11 now po-
"Tho changes worn iniido lo rid
Chleuiro of crooks." nnld Chof Fltz-
niorrls. "Tho men win no given a
short tlmo to miiko good In their new
jobs. If they fall Ihowi will 110 morn
Bryan Again Suggests.
Wilson Give Up His Job
WASHINGTON, Nov. I3.--W. .1.
Ilrynn, hero today enrouto to bin
winter homo nt Miami, l-'lu., de
clared ho knew of no plans to re
organize tne uemocraiic iariy un
rolteratert his suggestion (hat Presl
.1..,,! JLMIuMn routl.lt HI, tllHt PreSl
1 dent-cli-ct llartling could lake uffhif,
wlllnxit delay Soon after his ur-
rIVul Ho called on reiary 1 win
ut the statu department, but ho said
thin hud to do with official buslncs-i
TO BE EXPANDED
Enlarged and Reorganized
College to Be Similar
TWO MILLION NEEDED
I President Gordon Declares
I Present Institute Ih Un-
ahlo to Handle Situation
SYNOD TO APPROVE PLANS
Merger With Smaller Church
ScIiooJh in Oklahoma to Se
cure Secular Aid Assured
Hnlargrment of Henry Kendall
college to unlvornlty runk and nam
ing of tho enlarged Institution tho
Ifiilverslly of Tulsa Is a certainty 11
Iho result of Iho iinaiunio-is notion
or thu executive comnilt'.io of tho
board or trustees.
Meeting Hem Nov. 2.1.
KxtctiBlon or lho saopo or lho
school beyond collcgo and Into uul
vornlly rank was unanimously vots-1
yj mu iKui-uuvc cunimnieo at lis
last meeting and recommendation
to this erfnet urged upon tho board
of trustees and tho synod ot tho
i-resnyierian tiiurch of Oklahonn.
A ipnulnl meeting of the full bomd
has boon called lo incut In Tuls.i
i'ucsdny, Noveinhur 23, to plan tho
cnuiigo or name, thn mo.lo of na
paimlon and the r.ilsln- of a suf(.
It has been astrocd that thu tl.tnin
Henry Kendall lm detlnltot pre
srrvod with nil tin memories 11 ml ha
HocluilonM. To thin end thn eolluru
of nttn will likely retain lho naiuo
llimiy Kendall Collcgo ot Liberal
Tho University or Tulsa will bo so
constituted us lo permit ufrtllullon
und addition op Its campus or any
other collcgo supported tty public, or
church funds, R will bo milo"r,iid
In lho main upo'i iho s-iiuo plan fol
lowed by some ot tho grenlost Amer
ican universities, such as Chicago
university und Columbia university
In Now York city, which aro u-.col.
luctlou of different colleges.
Invito, College Lenders lien.
Dr. Harry Pratt J'tijson, president
of Chicago iihlvuinlty. has been in
vited to visit thn college, shortly to
ndvlso with Dr. J, M, (lordon, presl
dont, In regard to tho uitlvumlty
plan. Dr. HLiiitun Ollngcr, survey
seirelnry of tho general hoird or ed
ucation, has been In tho city sinco
To raise tho collcgo lo university
rank will require 2,OdO,00O for en
dowment and buildings, It has been
estimated by thu executive commit
tee ot thn boaid pr trustees. A cam
paign Tor this sum will bo outlined
ut thu hoard meeting November; 23,
An enlarged curriculum will en
able tho collcgo to servo Tulsa, Okla
homa and tho church moro efficient,
ly than over before, Dr. Gordon de
clared In a statement Inntlod yes
terday. lOvpaiiHlon Is New-isary,
'Tho authorities of tho college bn
llcvo that thu time hail come for ma
terial expansion and tho uso of 'ho
term university to designate tho
larger activities of tho Institution,"
Dr. (lordon said, "Tho crowded con-
UONTINUKI) ON I'Alli: THIHTKK.N
LABOR DODGES BLAME
Denies It Has Influence Over Ruild'
log Trail'-, t'nioiis Menlloneil in
New Yoik Invi-ntlgalfhiis.
WAS11INOTON, Nov. 13. Tho
Amrt-i.aii Kederatlon or fabor ban
no Influence uvcr building tradc.i
unloiiH mentloiied lu tUc Investiga
tion now under way In Nfiw York
City, It was declared ut federation
hcudquarters here today. Ueootii
that ussoclatoim nr contractors and
builders hud determined to nbun'
dou their closed shop policy lr thu
redurutloi Tailed to tukn uctlon In
the Now York situation, were de
scribed by labor officials here i
"propaganda for the open tthup''
The federation, It win) explained
Is ublo to bring pressure only on
natlonut bodies affiliated with n
and noun ot tho locals mention'! in
tho Now York Inquiry belong to na
tlonal bodlos which nro In tho fed
eration. "HAS CAltl.O" filUNII CU'KltA.
Htals now on sals at Jenkins Mualo stuts
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