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VOL. XV. NO. 48.
(75,000 AS BALM
TO TULSA WIDOW
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Mr AliniC l-rOUisu uuhus
ul''' . . 1 ! L
Gets verdict Against
IN GAS BLAST
Plaintiff's Husband One ol
Several Hurned in explo
sion at Refining Plant
NO TESTIMONY BY DEFENSE
lurv n UKianoma uuy vvuuil
Out But 20 Minutes; big
gest Award on Record
OKLAHOMA CITY, Nov. 15
Mrs. A"""" I"UIho Jones of Tulsa
us awarded J7&.000 damages ny
ijury in district court hero Into
tiW- the full nmotmt of claim
Upon me ii .mmiiij
Julh of tier hiisbunrt. whlrh re-
ulti. It wan tillf from lniiirlc-t
rwelvfii at the company's Tulsa, re
tinny where lie wns employed, Inst
May. Thu Jury wan out 20 minutes.
Tht amount awarded Sirs, Jones
It fIJ to he tl" largest uwurd for
damices n any count In tho history
othf district court here. Tho ense
a trlfd before Judge Ocorge "W.
Clark. Following evldenco by tho
Dlalntllf's counsel, tho dofense
dlKrcd no testimony und tho case
atnl to tho Jury, the entire, trial
comumlng less than two hours. -
In her petition, Mrs. Jones alleged
Ibe death of Thurman Jones, her
hutband, was caused by negligence
ol the corporation. In a dressing
room at the refinery, sho stated.
ihrc were several gas. water and
oil pipes with defective connections.
Aa a rult of a gas explosion while
her hutband was in tho room, thoj
petition continued. tr. .ronen r
iclved burps which caused his death
lour nours inicr.
The enmiianv filed a netltlon nl
I'tlng that Jones, an experienced
itflncry worker, was awaro of con
ditions at such plants nnd tho (lan
tern 01 explosions incidental to cm
Mrs. Jones and her three children
were present at tho trial. Their
home is In Tulsa.
i:.nsioN occpuiuon as
mi: wkui: t'.Munt siiowi:u
(iaa In the water wells through
hlch the Texas refinery Is supplied
with water for thu refinery, entered
the pipes leading to the service room
ol the institution and while five men
were taking a shower bath became
linked from a small gas stove In
The flash which resulted burned
all the men severely, Jones dying
from his Injuries scVcrnl days later.
Xo other fatulltles resulted from thu
Mrs. Jones brought licr action for
damages in Oklahoma county In
ured of her homo county, on ndvico
HUBBY FORGIVES HIS WIFE
nisn Shot While Out With Clinuf
feiir hut Mate Owrlooks It.
CHICAGO. Nov. 15. Frank Wyatt
0 Aurora. Ill,, sat today besldo the
ldlde of his wlfo In ahospllal here
'nil hoped for her recovery from
erlous bullet woUnds. Hvn. the
Mir was found probably fatally
founded In a northsldo rooming
late yesWdtiy In company
llh Herbert Conkrlght, a chauffeur.
jjOnkrlsht is being held by the po-
uv!,Iorf.ll'c ,"'r' S1,p can explain."
utt said today as he watched his
"lie sruggh; against death.
''nil Cars "At 1 Ionic."
WASHINT.TON. Nov. 15. An
rati l,nrtl'atl"n of the return of
J,.! ?. 10 I'f-war conditions Iji
"nerallnn was said by tho Hallway
r.xecutlvra' nssnelutlon todav to be
' wV"an fstimnto that 31.3 per
W rni'8 woro located on then
rrn. November 1. This was
ftported ,XH a saln nf 30,onO enrs
er mo eonditlori roported October
i wmpnred with 11 percentngo of
in ,rs in possession of their
"ning rcurmny on March 1 laHt,
...,,'" Ilreak I'nistrntort.
'WFKRSO.V CITY. Mo., Nov. 15.
k H?rnn Kird and n convict and
"o other guards wero bndlv beaten
n th . ,'f'!,ourl Btat0 Ponttenlary to
Snw,';", four convicts made an
,uful ntt..mpt to fight their
J' 10 freedom.
Lttn?.l,,!I,i. Cn,!l'", Q
Po:t; ' or.lUB" Nov. IS. The
"""r" lauinei nas resigned.
Farmer & Duran
I'alsco Wdg. pion 151,
Is 13 Years Old
As State Today
liy Allf.l Pr,-n Hiie wife
OKLAHOMA CITY. Nov. 15.
Thirteen years uku tomorrow -November
10, 1H07. Theodore
Hnosovelt, president of the Fnlt
ed Slates, signed a proclamatmn
which gave nuilce that Oklahoma
hail been admitted to Hie lliilun
Thu old Oklahoma territory
and Indian territory iiulekly le
celved the news by telegraph.
Crowds swarmed upon the streets
of thu towns and spread the wuid
that statehood had come. At
.noon of thu same day, Charles N.
Haskell was inaugurated gov
ernor or Oklahoma and the stain
government began to function.
Tim state constitution wan
adopted September 17, 1007, at a
general election A total of 1SO,
333 voles were, east for tho consti
tution and 73,0:i!) were recorded
against II. The prohibition
amendment was adopted at tho
Mil' tiuio by a vote jif J30,3til to
U-',5(t. (lovcrnor Haskell was
elected by a vote of 134,162 to
lufi, 500 for l'Yank Kraut, repub
lican nominee, and last territo
rial governor of Oklahoma.
Ousted for Complaining
Of Faulty Work, He
XUW YOIIK. Nov.t 5. Alleged do
fectlvo riveting on ships constructed
for tho emergency fleet corporation
was not only called to tho attention
of President Wilson, but "evidence"
In tho form of a package nf the riv
ets was sent him. a witness beforo
tho Walsh committee Inquiring Into
shipping board affairs, testified to
day. The witness was Thomns If. Iur
tell who described himself as an ex
pert riveter of the old school. In
1918 ho was engaged as an Inspector
or nulls nt tho plant of the. Sub
marine Tlont corporation. Somo of
the rjveting work In this yard ho de
scribed as "fierce." Ho Bald his
superiors would not support him In
his contentions of tioor work ther-3-fore.
Im sent President Wilson "some
samples" In tho form of defective:
He could not say -whether the
president over snw tho "cvldenco"
but ho did know that ho was "ilred
for sending It."
"They guvo mo Just about enough
tlmo to get my clothes nnd got out
ofNho yard," ho said.
ItrlibtatM mill "Flml" Again
Later on, he said, the president
answered his complaint, through his
secretary, air. Tumulty. 'As a icsult
he warf reinstated as nn Inspector
and given bnck pay. He did not re
turn to the Submarine IJoat .corpo
rntlon yard, but was sent lo tho
Standard Ship Hullillng plant. "It
was evident." ho testified. "Hint my
record had preceded ihe .for
found I was In. bad favor there?'
Ho also testified that tho rivet
ing situation In the latter plant wns
Ho complained to his superior, he
said, without satisfaction, he said.
He then threatened to go direct to
tho emergency fleet corporation
headquarters nt Philadelphia nnd
waH warned not to do It. "I went to
Philadelphia and was again fired,"
Poor Work "Covrml Hp.
Tho witness told how alleged poor
work wns covered up by "doping
with red lead and other materials."
Chairman Walsh asked how It
was that ships on which he alleged
poor ilvetlng wns done were still
afloat nnd. tho witness said he could
not tell, fie nfterwards said poor
work might not cause a ship to break
down for four or flvo years.
Ho stated It sholuld take at least
ono or two yenrs to train a riveter
properly, but admitted that during
tho war emergency ships wero need
ed nulckly and that skilled men
could not bo had. He testified there
wero Instances of work ho hnd con
demned not being done over, It was
a "spirit of patriotism," ho said,
which prompted htm In an attempt
to correct "slack work" In riveting.
Ho explained ho did not want It to
ho his fault If a ship went down
with men on board.
Kventually, Purtcll said, ho did
tnlk with Chairman Hurley in New
York nnd wns told to put his com
plulnt in writing.
"I told tho chairman that I had
u cramp In the nrm from writing,"
nif witness snhb
Chink .Pigtails Pressed Into Cloth
Used for Straining American Soup;
Moving 'Em North in Carload Lots
WASHINGTON, Nov. 15. Ks
tabllshineut of curload rule tn
Chinese pig tails pressed In cloth
from Houston. ivxus, to various
parts of tho country was asked of
the Interstuto commerce commis
sion today by tho Oriental Man
ufacturing company of Houston.
Clifford Thorno of Chicago,
representing thu applicant, (old
the commission that tho pig talis
pressed Into cloth wero used for
filtration, straining woups and
Mr. Thornu explained that
prior to tho war European sup
pics of goat and camel hear wero
drawn on for -filter purposes, but
that when this source was cut
"No Wrongdoer Shall Es
cape" It He Knows of
Case, He Says
DEFENDS SHIP PLANS
Admiral Points Out That
"It's Easy to Pick Fluwa"
in Large Organization
CRUCIAL MOMENT AT HAND
Success or Failure of Na
tion's Great Marine Pro
gram in Balance
CHAHMiSTON. 8. O. Nov. 13.-
Heplylng to critics of tho shipping
board and emergoncy fleet corpor
ation, Head Admiral S.ulum 8. Hen
son, charman of tho board, declared
In un nddrers hero tonight beforo
tho South Atlantic Pons uroela
Hon, that his "fellow countrymen"
culd depend upon it that nj wrong
doer connected with the board "will
escape. If his wrongdoing Is called
to my attention."
''Not only have Insisted upon the
closest watch upon all Mutters,"
said Chairman Hcnson, "Hi . I have
followed tho work of the sh.pplng
board In every poll of the world
with the ono thought In mind that
wo nro now reaching that crucial
moment which spells either thu suc
cess or failure of u permanent mer
No J'fforl to Shirk.
"There .s no effort on our part
til shirk whatever responsibility wv
have assumed. Wo havu Insisted
that at all times the records nro
open to tho public. Kvery facility is
offered to thohc who desire Infor
mation. "It Is nn cni,y matter for anyone
to pick flaws In an organl tlcn 'l.e
tho shipping board. Wo had to
ti.ilii SwCOuG nlilr.wuilwtrii
thu manning of our ships we have
hud train thousands of men. Of
course In un organisation of this
magnitude you will find here and
thero, evidences of wrongdoing and
now nnd then you will uncover a
systematic effort to defraud. It
whs accessary for the shipping
board to employ men whoso sole
responslbllty was uncovering of
wronirdolne nnd Ihesu .men were
charged with n heavy responsibility
Tho men who wo depend upon to
bo checks upon thoso who might oe
tempted to wrong, bear a heavy ro-
sponslblllty ir they railed us. nut jo
In orgnnzatlon spending more than
13.000.000.000 whereas, tho largest
steamshlu operator tn the world,
millions of dollnrs nro expended
from dnv to day. It would bo hu
. nuinely impossible to jirovent all
wrongdoing or do business without
suffering flnunclal losses, from time
"Take In Whole Picture."
Men of vision will tnkn Into con
sideration thu wliolo picture pre
sented by shipping problems, Chair
man Honson asserted, recalling the
work dnno by tho American mer
chant marine during the war nnd
praising tho vision of Edward N
Hurley, who, as chairman of the
board after tho armistice, went
ahead with tho shipbuilding pro
"My -predecessor. John Iiarton
Payne, Ii.M a heavy responsibility
placed upon him when ho stepped
Into tho offlco made vacant through
Mr. Hurley's resignation," dmlrnl
Hcnson continued. "Thousands of
clnlms nmountlng to millions j f dol
lars, tho Jobs of more than BOO.000
men Involved hi the hottlement of
theso claims, proiuems oi i. in
struction, nro only a fow of the
many pressing matters that came
beforo him In a dayVwork.
Heavy Cuts Announced
By Clothing Merchants
tirvilKSTKll. N. Y. Nov. 15.
fuiM in tlii. wholesale nrJcen of
men' winter suits ranging from 33
1-3 to 40 per cent were announced
todny by IS Hochester clothing
fnrtnrprK. IlU'tTlberB Of tllO
Avsoelation of Mnnufnc
turlng Clothiers. Spring lines of the
samo manufacturers opened today
nt nrlces 30 per cent lower than
last year's price. Tlho prlco cuts
are to tnke effect Immediately.
off, tho Industry he. representi-U
turned to- China whore the fall of
tho Mitnchii dynasty was followed
by abolishment of tho edict di
recting Chlneso subjects to wear
Houston company, which
Is Joined by the Southern Ctton
Oil Crushers' association, chief
users of hair cloth filters, In tho
petition, has accumulated 800,000
pounds of Chinese hair, thu equlv
ul?nt of the former pig lulls of
2,400,000 Chines and now seek
carload rates to move it north for
tho consumers 19 carloads already
hnVIng been ordered and th,e
prospects being for present moo
to move during next year.
In Hazing Row
ANNAPOLIS. Md , Nm. I.. -Kcfuslug
to aicept a umpro
mlse agree ii"ht by b) the board
of visitors and goveniois of
Johns lotlege lelathe t.i Die
hazing of ftcshmuti, the Hophn
moie class unlkcil out In rt body
today and was followed b the
Junior senior and fiesbmeii
classes, about 250 students In
Tho trouble, started a short
tlmo ago when the sophomore
class drew up a lesoltitlon iel
atlvu to h, icing and was ordered
by tho board lo ictract It by
November 13, under puln of ex
pulsion. 'Hie faculty and slu
Mits have not mnde statements,
but It was learned unofficially
that the students demand Hi"
appointment of a neu- boa id
and a new commaiidnnt, It being
u mltltai) college.
The school supplied many nun
n officers In Hie regular army
and marine coips, having been
designated by the war depart
ment as "a dlsttuKiilshed" mil
itary college each year contin
uously since KM I.
During the world war prac
tically all of St. John's sons of
suitable age were In tho service
as command officers.
St. John's Is the third oldest
college In tho Pulled Slates,
having been founded In lHOfi as
King William's school. Prancis
Scotf Key, n-.-lhor of the "Sinr
Spangled H.inner" was a gradu
ate of tho Ins'lttitlon.
Embezzlement of $G9,942
of Tulsa Bank
Charged on eight counts with em
bezzlement of a total of JD,'J12 In
funds of tho defunct American Na
tional bank In this city between the
dates of Janunry 30 and .Match 1
1920, Louts Ols.iu, Joseph OIsjiii
Bernard Olsan nrirt Abo Pepls, of
ficers find directors In tho bank, wure
ordered beforo C. L. Yancey, United
States commissioner, yesterduy for
arraignment on the affidavit signed
by C. A. Summers, special assistant
united stales attorney. The affidav
it was made by P. M. B.Uley, govern
munt bank accountant who has for
tho paM several months been luvostl
gating the books of thu A met lean
National bank. Lewis and Joseph
Olsun wero found probably guilty of
using tho malls to defraud In con
nection with the cash.ng of a trades
Louis bank Inst spring, and inudu I
bond of $3,000 In October for up-I
pearancn beforo tho federal grnnd I
Jury. The three brothers are also I
under bond of J.1,000 each In Tulsa I
county district court for prosecution I
by tho statu courts on a r.hariri, of I
embezzling about too, 000 from the
Western Ilopo and Supply company
of this city, ono of tho bank's clients.
Iletween January 30 mid March 12.
1920, according to tha affidavit
mado by llnlley, the defendant offi
cers nnd stockholders and In control
of tho bank, a member of the Fed
eral Ileservo bank system of tho
United Stutes, secreted to their own
uxo funds which In thu eight counts
varying from 112,000 to 12,000, to-,
tailed nlmost 170.000. Lewis Ol-1
sun was president of tho bank which I
failed last April, a few months after
taking over thu Citizens Statu bank
tn this city, which at ihu tlmo of tho i
consolidation was In financial straits,
vxjicr mu laiiure oi iiiu Aiiieiican
National, other banks In thu city
look over the assets and paid all de
positors 100 cents on thu dollar. It
Is thu government's contention that
thu Olsuus and Pepls while In control
of the bank, embezzled money which
they appropriated to their own use.
WOMAN BANK THIEF CAUGHT
Fair Alleged HiiIiIhi- Wont right
i:xtradltloii lo Colorado,
OKLAHOMA (TV. Nov. t.i Mrs.
Joslo Clinton, wanted In Colorado
In connection with a oank roblyry,
agreed today to waNe extradition
and wt I return with Colorado of
ficers who caino to Oklahoma Clly
take her back. Charles 11. Huth.
city attorney, at thu same tlmo filed
notice at (Sovornnr Hobertsou's of
flco that attempts to extradlto Mrs.
Clinton would be fought. Mrs
Clinton said she wantt-d to stay here
long enough to gain possession of
a motor car. which she claims wns
her property, which Is now being
held by r. T. Linvllle, chief of po
"MN C.xKMi" (ilt.Wll OIT.HA.
Heits now un al at Jcnklim lluilg elore.
Greatest Navu Any
Nation Ever Had, Is
U. S. Goal Daniels
NOHI'OLK, Va.. Nov. 15.
America's program Is to make
her navy the greatest that ever
has been floated by any nation at
any line, Secrotary of tho Navy
D.mlnls declareip'today In un nd
drcsu to Portsmouth Hotarlans.
"And Hampton Hoadw Is des.
lined to bo the greatest naval
base In tho world," ho added.
Social Workers' Meeting
Here Analyzes Cause
of Big Problems.
GREAT REVIVAL NEEDED
American Home Life Must
Undergo Change to Bring
Out Social Peace
NEW LEGISLATION URGED
Laws to Guard Health of
Public and Posterity Ad
vocated in Main Talk.
"Health Is n slate of plttslcal.
mental and moral iiulllbrlum. a
normal functioning of body, mind
nnd soul. It Is the stdle when
work Is a pleasuie, when tho
uorlit looks good anil beautiful,
and the buttle of life seems
worth white. The Inws of health
are inexorable as the laws ol
grnvltatlou. as exuding n eternal
Justice, as relentless ns fate, and
thi'tr violation Is the beginning
mill cause of all disease, suffering
and sin." Kroni the speech of Dr.
A. It. Lewis, state health commls
sftiner. Tho American homo must be iu
vised. nnd revived.
Thero must be a revision and
tightening of the man Inge laws.
Por DO per cent of the boys and
girls who "no wrong" cimn from
homes In which the matrlmonbil
spirit bus been broken, either by
separation or divorce.
Theso were tin principal thoughts
arising In the discussion and from
the speeches yesterday In the mu
nlclpal auditorium of social workeis
from nil over Oklahoma, nttendlng
tho convention of tho Oklnhoma. As
sociation of Social Workers.
Throughout both sessions, morning-and
evening, tho thought of bc.--
..... ... ..
i, ,nt,i .... t.m it, ii,', inn e.ttn-
miinlty, tho statu wns tho prevail
ing topic. Nor wait It lost night of
In thu wider range of discussion
which reached In housing, legisla
tion and stringent laws designed in
prospect to more fully guard the
health of humanity iVi Oklahoma.
Couicnlloii lends Tonight.
IT-eslded oxer In Its opening ses
sion ny Prof. II. II. Smith of tho
I'tuverslty or Oklahoma, the con
vention conformed to program
throughout the dny ulih inlks by
tho leading welfare and social work
ers of the statu featuring, Today's
program opens at tho municipal au
ditorium at 9:30 and thu convention
ends after group luncheons today
witn a tour or the city, u visit to
the Sand Spring home nt Sand
Springs nnd a night meeting.
Perhaps ehl"f among tho speak;
ul '''""l"1 point nf value In the
"",B.N,nK'' ''V".'""'1. l" workers,
1,1 lh, opinion of many delegates.
wa" ')r-, A- ,l- ,-''w stale health
commissioner. U'lthlils theories mid
" trlng of figures blitalned from thu
tnte laboratory. Doctor l-cwls
urged the workers to greater ef.
lort and advocated for their benc-i
fit, special legislation
Wants .New Health Ijiwh
Among thu matters ho expects to
bring beforo the next legislature,
Doctor Lewis said, after Indicating
to the convention that he believes
hero Is much room for Improve-
CONTlNtrKII ON I'ANK TllllhK
Bride of Month Finds
Hubbu Is Bandit, But
mil Slick With Him
ST. LOl'IS, Nov 15. "I know
hu is a good boy and I will stand
by 111 m." This was how Mrs. Nail
hie. a petite, blackhalred, blue
eyed girl wife, of a month, today,
pledged undying faithfulness to
her husband. William Meyere,
bandit bridegroom. In Jail here be
cause he confessed to tho pollen
that he obtained tlio money for
their wedding expenses In a pay
' Mrs. Myeru declared sho would
not return to her homo In Hnnne
Torre, Mo., but would "stick to
her husband" nnd do everything
she could to nld him In his trouble.
"Hut I don't know what I can do"
Meyers, P0 voars old. told the
nnllee he aWed In staging tho
holdup of William Stewart, pay
master of the llemls ling company,
and Arthur Schneider, n foreman
of the omipany. on September 25.
las', Schneider confessed lo h-;v-In.r
nlfived a leading part In pl.m
nl" lb" robbery.
T"-o hours after the -lavf-ssfer
'vfl belit no "M the strei'l -'nil -nh-bed
of 181)0, Mever rind Vlss Wnll
rl."l, 1.1- i'.,'l,.- ;t, 1 r., -mi
were married In Si We.iien
end Clarec-r- K.bert H. nm l"v
Ilender, confessed partners In tho
lioldun. us Die cui-Kis or honor.
TT-rw nv... n M..lmnr,i I: mlnl
mi.. n-ii winlM rtrar.
riK'mriMA- tiimN anil W,1nfdy
fal- H.- '"rnr'rniera.
AIKV'"'AH T-v '-ir rum., n
r'rti pnrnen. wrnnrauay rair and warmfr,
tsii'V'h mni. kvvts.
I Ail'-rltalnif rlllb. IIiiIkI Talafl.
I re'-imm-. Ain'iairtn ' Mortal M'orkra.
iMsnli-'nal nadlinFiiim J 10 a m,
, - -...
I Vnnirpil rvlra ov. Iha ramnlna nf
f tifra-noil P r'Saaa vrl 1, at th
r whray l'hapl st 4 n. m tn,v. All
' Vttent n"ptr Vlt;i lifi-i j.a .-rn
J If C KAUFMAN. W, II.
Th ough t Officers Hold- U ps,
Slaughter and Green Claim
At Arkansas Murder Trial
HOT HPIUNtlS, Atk Nov 15.
Tom Slaughter nnd l'ullon (ireep,
confessed bank fobbeis, who have
opuinted freely In Oklahoma,
Teas, Kansas, Arkansas Missouri
and Kentucky, were lodiiy placed
on dial for llielr 1 1 . under In
dlctmunts chnTglng first degno
murder for the killing of Deputy
Sheilff How llroivn In this city
Oclolmr 10. 1
At tlio rnc liiidou of the first
dny In court but 10 Jurors bad
qualified out of llf, talesmen. It
beenmu apparent todny that At
torniy (leoi;e p. Wilmington of
this illy, coiiduellng the dif.,ie,
will urge that when Slaughter
nnd (lieen were accosted on the
highway on the day of the killing
by Hut three officers in civilian
lollies, they took them for high
WHmen. and putting their own
arms Into ipilck aellon, tried to
enforce "hands lip" and that
llrown was only shot when It be
annui apparent that this officer
Opposition Claims Great
Ready to Resign
II) Tin AnnrM lree.
ATHUNH, Nov. 15. The opposi
tion claims u sweeping victory, even
thu personal defeat of Venlxelos lit
thu clly of I'll nc us.
The election Is n gloht surprise In
the government, which anoiiiices It
will icKlgn If It, Is defeated. The
Vcnlzcllsts are alarmed, but consider
thai nothing is certain as yet be
cause thti results of only' 100 of tho
3,000 districts nro known.
- The cabinet met this morning and
later Issued (he following communi
cation: It Is evident the government
will await these results so as to turn
wvnn iiit-,NHi, ,, rt wA,iHiiiii,inn
gnrdlug the election, although def
inite results are not yet known. It
over the power to the party desig
nated by the popular suffrage In eon
fortuity With the constitution without
awaiting convocation of the cham
ber. The announcement by the cabi
net (hat It will i-eilgn If It Is beaten
In Hie election Is considered here as
,i Mgnlilcaiit Indication or tlio ru
cults nf tho balloting.
Tho Venlzrllfts' organs aro gloomy,
llielr- editors tacitly admitting the
premier will not have a majority
even, If he b' not defeated, Tho op
position claims the election of 200
deputies, with a majority In ancient
I Is rumored that If Vcnlzolos Is
defeated Hie Hrlllsh will prevent tlml
landing of former King Constantino,
declnilng his return to power Is Im
Cracked Over Head
lir ArMi 'tru sti wire.
OKMULOKi;, Nov. 15. Willi
John Pccuey, theater owner, was
reading u newspaper In his home
early this evening, two masked
bandits entered the roof, demanded
that ha turn over to them a large
diamond ring and a diamond scarf
pin which he was wen ring, and be
cause ho was sldw hi complying
with their icmanil, ono of them hit
him over tho head with a revolver.
ANOTHER 'KIDNAP' MYSTERY
.. - -
" lllliins' Turned Out to Ho Mcrcl)
Officers of Law.
OTTAWA. Kan., Nov. Id. A kiil -
naptng mystery In which city pn-
lice, stall constabulary and excited
citizen pusses searched the country-;
sldo for hours, was inlvcd this afer-
sldo for hours, was inlved litis afer
noon when Tinier Sheriff Harnett
announced hu hnd taken Into cus
tody tho two children of Alonzo
liuudrlekson. A neighbor saw two
men carry the chllihen Into an auto
mobile and speed away. She noil
fled police nnd searching parlies for
tho "kidnapers" were Immediately
The sheriff's ofi'lce minouticeil the
children had been taken under a
luienllo roiirl order charging their
father with neglect.
riiir (IrirnUI lliicii.
Kf dltr-Uy of (,o JliirliuKlan KMtliuin
Hotel lii,,y AllV
Irish Threaten Drastic Reprisals
Against English in United States
Unless Murders in Erin are Ended
LirrLP. KOCK. Nov. 15. Lltilo
ltork police today weru asked In a
letter from Hrlllsh Consul W. Hun
arkerer of St. Louis to protect
Hrlllsh subjects In this dlntrlct.
Tho consul's letter quoted u wurn
Ing purporting to bu from thu
'Amulgamated Irish SocctlcH of
Anu-rlcii" which declared that tho'
lives of three Kngllshmon In tho
country would bu taken In reprisal
for thu death of every Irishman
nt thu hands of Kngllsh soldi, rs
or police, on or ufter Novem
Thu warning, rtunted In Mr,
Ilunarkorer's letter, It wiih suld,
was sunt to ihn chief seurelury for
Ireland and Is being distributed
In thin country by tho Hrlllsh am.
nni(nucd lo move towards a high-
powered nfif which he had In an
iiiituiiiobile in,,r by. Satisfactory
e,enie of Ibis might mime the
penally to a malislailKhler verdict.
TIm slate In battling hard In
the preliminaries for the death
pennll). iiucNtlonlng each pros
pective Juror closely on the ipies.
Hon pf eonsi leuilous scruples
agnlnst Ibe extleme penally of the
Judge V. D. Crawford of Dal
las, Texas, who enliie here pre
sumably In take pun In the do.
fense, will not represent the men
at the trial. The leasou was not
The entire lotirlhoitse Is uinlrr
military protection from a do
pnny nil-n delnlled from Pine
laehmeiit of machine gun ooni
lltiiff. IJvety person who enters tho
courtroom Is searched for
FOR GAS ISSSUE
Domestic Consumers First
and Small Industrials
Next, Is Ruling
ll' AfttiitUlfit I'iro KUlD Wilt.
OM.,liu.lA i IT., Nov. 1 5, Tllo
first action of tiio slnte corporation
commission In intn.illiililng a prior
ity list for furnlAhlng gas to domes
tic nnd Industrial i'oiuiuiiicm during
petlodu of shortage, was taken to
la). Under the dlrecttci of Art I
Walker, chairman, and Campbell
Itiii.sell, un order was neliig pre.
purcd id govern the Hlaukwell Oil
i (his company In lis distribution
if gas. In Hlaukwell.
Doiuesilo c.oiutiMiiers will have the
It-, elUI I.. . ..M.lwe II. .llw
Municipal en'abllshments will be
irovldid for next and If any gas
i left business housed win im taken
arc of. , V
Industrial contumsrs us tig
.inn t amount of gas and tipdrdtlna
n a unit basis come flisi hi th'
list of liiilunlr.'al consumer bo
supplied. Ijitt on the list Is n xliio
I smelter which will get gn only nf'
ter all (illicit! have been supplied
The order Is temporary and n
hearing wllj be Ipild soon lo deter
mind whether It shnll lie : ado per.
mauciil. according lo momberH of
5 ROBBERIES IN NIGHT
I Anlo llniiillts Itci'cu
H hi ('iislii I lothix, HiiltniMi' mid
iiiprols' Is Others' Iool.
Motor bnndlti held up and robbed
L'. J. On nn of about IS lust flight
In the 10011 block n North i:iwood.
Qulm told the pollcij hu was wallk
Ing north on K I wood when two men
who had been standing near a car
accosted him and at llio point of
guns M-arched his clothing. They
then Jumped in the car uiuj sped a
half block south am then turned
C. It. Whiteside, real estate dealer,
left bis office In tho Unity building
and upon his return about five inln
utesn later a U'jr, overcoat was miss
ing. I. Illnck, Akron, Ohio, lost a
suitcase out of his car. parked on
I'.nst Third last night. Clothing vn
lied at about Hfi was In tlio grip,
HUk told tho police. A laprobo
was stolen out of a car near Con-
J ...I'lon hall, according lo Hopkins.
r. T. Sllveis. Ilex hotel, reported to
j lo pollen that about 9 -30 o'clock,
Uneak thieves enieied his room and
cm-nped with a Milt of clothes
Jrit Mrfimiltril Hrlit
Passport lo America
WASIIINOTON. Nm. 1.1. Mrs
Terence MiSwiuey. widow of Hp
late Lord Mayor of Cork tenia,)
cabled to the commission of I Oil, In
vestlKntliiK (be Irish iin-t Inn. that
she had obtained a passporl and
would Knit November 21 for the
1,'nltcil Slates lo testify in the hear
ings lo bo held here by the com
mission. SIMM, 1. 1 A MrffM".
I'iinral llieitr tin H lluulilrr. Plinn
O I C12 ri IS0O AiitliUtancr arvl(-ft".Ailv,
btissador at Washington. It fol-'
"Wo hereby Inform and warn
you that If thero are any more ru
prlsals In Ireland on or after No.
vember II, l20, that tho men of
Irish blood In this country and
their sympathizers will Immediate
ly begin reprisals of Kngllshmun
who are not citizens of thu t'nlted
states. Por uvery man, woman or
child who is murdered after thai
flute by thu uowurdly Kngllsh sol
diers and police, threu Ungllab
men in this country will pay the
Theio nro few unnaturalized
Englishmen In Llttlu Hoik and vi
cinity and no far as cculd be
learned no Irishmen connected
with the organization rreilitcd with
sending tha warning.
ESCAPE AT LAST
Flees With Party From
Storm at Point Isabel
VACATION A FAILURE
Two Fishing Trips and ,h
Round of Golf Only Recrca.
' lion of Senator so Far
TO TRY BROWNSVILLE NOW
Presidenl-Klcct Opens Up
Quickly on Links; Hobby
and Fall to He Visitors
lly Tim Apunrlateil Preen.
IIHOWNHVILLL'. Tcxns. Nov 15,
-President-elect Harding perma
nently abandoned his storm be
sieged vacation cottage at Point Isa
bel today nnd found refuge In
Ilrnw-unvillci from tho wintry north
er that haw broken up his outing on
the gulf const.
lie made the trip by automobile,
truvcllng In luck and covering the
20 muddy miles across the prnlrlo In
a little less than two hours. Thu
dirt trail over which ho came, pro
nounced Impnssablu yesterday,' had
Improved overnight and except fur a
lew detours and much Ita miles!
I'klilillni: the Journey was without In
cident. The, motor rond wns chosen by tho
president-elect despite, tho fact that
tho narrow gauge special train on
which ho mndo an unsuccessful ntf
tempi id escape insi night irnm tun
maronneil point, had been held hi
rendlnesif for a renewed effort today.
rescue parly of uutnntohlles
spent most of tho forenoon picking a
practicable way to Point Isabel, and
,lr. HnrdliiK ullckly urccptod their
offer lo bring him In.
Mm in Has No Mercy.
Just beforo the. drpnrturu tho sun
hroko through thu clouds nndsnillcd
on Point Isabel for tho first limn In
nearly n wuuk, Jiut th utilising Rale
showed -no BtKn4 pf abatement mid
His presldenl-clecl's lost look to sea
revealed his cherished fishing
grounds In I-ngnim Madro ns an
abounding fel, nf white caps.
Prorn f)r to last .Mr. Hunting's
vacation nt Point 7s.ibel. whlrh
began last Monday, has amounted to
two fishing trios, one irnmn i,t ,.,ir
and tunny hours of hovering about
tho lltln wood flru with which hn
sought U keep Ills cottage comfort-
Texniin said the storm in. dm
worst thut locality had experienced1
In 20 your, but tho look of relief oil
Ihe faces of tlio lliir.n
night soemed to belle nnv nrn.iiniM..
that the Point ever would bnenmn i(n.
country's "winter cnpltnl." Mr. aVnl
Mrs. Hnrdliig will spend thu re
maining two days of their vlslf to
Texns nl Hie Jlrowniivlllo home f l.
II. Lreager. a lawyer Imn.. whii.n
guests they wero at Point Isabel and
on whuwi advice ihu trip to tho gulf
const was undertaken, They will
leavo by special train Wednesday for
New Orleans to tnku tlio shlu for
'ana ma. ;
3Hs llusy nu Links. )i
During his slnv in iir,.,.,.,, ni
Senator Harding will dovotii hlmsolf
largely to gulf. An soon as ha
reached hern todnv hn i,r.,i...i ..
fouruoni'j at tho llrownsvlllu country
club links and ho nrobabiv uin
Hu will receive a number of fn
rormal calls of courtesy, howevur.
be.ore hu departs, Uuvernur Hobby
if luxas and Senator A. n 1.-..11 ..
New Mexico being amoiiK those nu
,,n -,,H"HVIOOIIt; IISl,
(luvernor Hobby win
row on a special truln to extend tha
tiospllallty ,nl ifoo, wished of Texas
telintor l-'all mi nutboriiv .... ....4J
, . "'ready Is In Hrownsvlll,
but said toiilght his visit had nu par
(IcuLir significance, v
In some uuarters hern ii,r.
nrouir-l In Ihu fact that Kila, Torrca,
who negotiated thu surrender 'St
Kranclsco Vllbi andl., now s con,
neuteii Wi , tiln Mr7r. Ju'...c.?V?
washh.gtun ..is., nr. :. r::.u.r.u"
v.'" '"I"' Mr. Torres would not
d scuss his mission hero and said ho
ii.r.n. "I'poininieni to seo Mr.
Hurilliig or unv.mn .,. ......... V'
speuk fur him. . m
Ar you sleepl.ig or drifting " 1'
tho latter, set the compass of your
mind to now thuugnU, fresh pur
poses. Pill your Mills with humid
li'is hopu mid let yiur dully voyagtt
spell SUUVICK In a big way. He
member, you are not a chip on tht
river of life, but a tupremu master
In n universe of facts.
You don't have to force yoursulf
against tho curron' In your voyagu
t.i th" clly of success, All tho
foivcn in nature will guide you safely
to iiiu goal, If you will hut put
yourself In accord with Ihem. You
may H uk you are stuck hi the
harbor mud, but It l only that the
tide Is out.
Awako your will and use. tlio won-iter-working
Want Ads to realize
your ideals. You may flip! your
gieut opportunity In tho Wunt Ads
this very dny1 Call Osage, ROOO and
tisk for thu Want Ad Taker.