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OKLAHOMA'S GREATEST NEWSPAPER
AVKHA012 SWOUN NRT PAW
VOL. XV, NO. 68.
rULSA, OKLAHOMA, MONDAY, UKCKMHISR 0, 1020.
PRICK 5 CENTS.
NEGRO LYNCHED BY HOLDENVILLE MOB
in in in in --iwmMm-
GREEKS IN DEFI;
in Favor of Constantino
SITUATON UP IN 1 AIR
K;itc of Greek Expedition Now
in Asia Minor Uncertain
If Allies Stop Credit
POPULACE IN HAPPY MOOD
Ko Resentment Over Entente's
Stand Against Ruler Ap
parent in Capital
1: V Aoclatcit Prt -v
ATIIKNS. Greece, Dec. D. Tho
r) b! .te held today has shown itn
otrrn hclmln? majority In fnvor of
the return of former King Constat!
line tho Creek throne.
While the plebiscite proceeded, the
tthite haired mid wrinkled Premier
III-I'l.." fUfferltiK from lots of sleep,
ti urglcd In tho foreign offlco to for
mulate a noto in nnswer to tho al
lied , ommunlcatlon with lnterrup
II 'fin from every source, ,riuo to his
f.HK.in 'Thin Is u democratic cov
frnniP.nt; 1 receive all callers nt nil
A Joint Franco-DrltlMt noto was
rfcelved by tho government last niRht
reminding It that under ine agree
ment of 1397. by which Greece's
f.rnti- were put under French and
Hrl'.lsh control, tlio tireek authorities
nn nrlnt tin new mnnev.
Athens 1.1 bedecked with tho
American anil allied flags and the
tCpulaco show-H no resentment over
the allied noto tolling of rhe men
ny tn be taken ueulnst Ore'cce.
fhoiihl tho return of Constantluo be
voted at tho polls.
.o ytuvriox Aitotrx
iinrmir or rxicoriox.
tr Ttio Aiorlal(-,l Trrio.
UTIiltNi:. Switjierland, Dec. 5.
Former King Constantino of
(irep'e and his household aro so
confilent that today's -uleblsclto In
(irt'c c will remit overwhelmlncly
In Constantino's favor that tho day
has boon robbed of the usual elec
tion d.iy Hiisjienso such ns Is known
in the I mted States. They ndmlt
Inn ever that If tho allies nro In
farn st It H posslblo Constanline
after returning to Athens mlcht find
thai 'he country's best Interests do
unnd his abdication. Foreign Mlnls
tT S'nit Corstantlne's chief advls
" ild tciday ho believed such a
CJ ,'aritlric and hU family attend-
i 'in' uual orthodox (ireck fervlce
In th Hotel Chapel this momlnr?
nnil otherwlso Bjielit the day with
out tn U' atlriK that he wan awaro his
f.i'o uf er threo and one-half years
of exile depended upon the Greek
Ii. opic N attitude today.
Constantino does not e.xpecj to
near tho first returns front tho
Mobls. Ito beforo .Monday nftcrnon.
The former klnif and .M. Strelt allow
mtle If any concern over tho atti
tude of tho allies.
M- Strelt rofusod to expressman
opinion but tlm general f eellriK
"Tioni; the (ireekw hero Is; "Vet the
!lli-s want the Creek nrrav to re
main la AfH Minor or nro they able
o ,nd the necessary force, thorn to
"Place (Jreeks who would have to
t'o recalled If financial support Is
Constantino's followers pay they
"card the allied note and threat of
u.tndniw.il of financial aid ii- well
Ji talk of revision of the Sevres
triaty as merely pre-election cam-Pi-sn
thunder to affect tho plebls
'.,' K cAMNrr imuis
'M i.).(; missions.
,Lh "'O'lit'd PrfM.
THKNS, Dee 5. A note declar-
" I-' in efferf lli .t it,., c
een the allies and Turkey must
V m dlflcd, should former Klnc
""amino return to his throne, was
Hovered Informally to tho Otek
t."' rnment today by the Jugo-Hlav
tf sessions have been held by
bluet dm Inn the past week,
'inner ciinHlderltiK tho AurIo
iiiuiune, instructions tronii
1 i' inline i. ml nlu.. it... , ll
ut.. , ...f,,. VIIIT . .11,111,. 1 I
" m ion of the counto'. Prior to
' delivery or the Joint allied note
' ' ; .ay night hojio was expressed
.rue conditions would not he
' (I ivn by KiiRlund, Kronen and
t-Utts S ' "1'K,U lrrlt!,t,) naUonal
question of finance
U '"""rblns factor In tho sltua
snn J ur'"y nl1"10 COStlllB 4,000,
"0 draihinnt j.or day. Up to thlw
I'ONTlNUKU O.S' J'AUK NINC.
, ,.. '',h'Jrn Thuttr Patronnt
.. . nn.iiptiranc l thf fimt
,,7. " rmnncn -ftrday ,u to
trim nrvlce cuupl,t with a ilcUy
InuiJ, n"por"ns of h,i bKt;ae to th
Jti t (n,prl unfort'imte and prnvnl
ii?." " .'I'f'lntmfnt to thorn attndln
l.,lrun Hi,, i inlipvit Clccolnl ri? U,I
.fHX at the hax otflro and tlrkat will
ii. . 'or "" matlnea performance
L l'r' irmariro U alrrady large ami It
n'moal llnpoMlbln In provld
iy , n ,h, ev.nnri,
.i" rRanacrmrtit cxrf,)ni(ly riret
unrrtunAiA ,,..,. bn.i i ...I..
S ' V
Office Boy Who
Had a Gay Time
NF.W VOltK'. Doe 3.- Arrested
hero last night utter ho had
bought u ticket lor Han Fran
cisco, Klllot Mlohner. 15-ycitr
old I'hlldelphln, offlco boy. told
pollcu tho story of u week's
travel and adventure thai fol
low oil his disappearance from
tho Italdwln Locomotive Works
November l!6 with $ 1,300 of the
company's mouoy. Officer
found 1,1,000 of the money In his
suitcase and tho ie.it, he told tliu
men, he had spent.
The $700 that won missing, had
(.'one, ho added, lit purchase of
new clothes sulto with long
trousers for $3 meals In the best
hotels In Philadelphia. w
Yoik and Chicago, ! tips for
waiters and for berths In Pull
man cars There were movlCM
also, and other entertainment.
Ho was helping pay off em
ployes In tho offlco of tliu com
pany when ho took tho money
Just drow a couple of years' sal
ary In Advance, he told tho police.
"Who wouldn't"" ho asked. "1
wiih getting $8 a week as an office
boy at tho lialdwln works. They
hand mo $1,300. 1 hail to count
It, too, you know, rind they tell
roil to tnlto It to the paymaster.
It was more money than I ever
laid eyes on before. It looked
awful big and It felt awful big. I
had the fool of It light In my
hands when I saw an open door.
Well. I blew. Who wouldn't?"
ONE OF ROBBERS
Oil Field Worker 'Grabs
Hijacker After He
CROWD GALLS OFFICERS
While Curtis Basford Forced
to Surrender, JJis Pal
Makes Good Escape
ftaro prer-enco of mind of .1. M.
1,1'inon, employed on a lease near
lied Fork, of the Harvey Crudo Oil
company, who, when "stuck up" at
9 o'clock Sunday nlfiht at First street
and Outhrlo avenue, aided m.ito
rlally In preventing tho two IiIkIi-
waymen from suceeeilinir, and nlao
helped to brlnti about tho capture
of one of tho robbers, Curtis lias-
llasford and his companion nro be
llevcd by the. pollen to bo tho ".Mutt
and Jeff" plilr of hl-Jackers who
havo been commlttlnc so many of
.ho robberies around Tulsa. It.ihford
Is smalt nnd compares In rlao nnd
manner with tho "Jeff" hl-Jacker.
I.emon am;! Charles Hutchinson, a
truck driver, also for tho Harvey
Crude company, wero waiting for
the Jlcd Fork lutcrurban, and walk
InB up and down the Ftroet, and had
separated for u moment. Lemon
wub In the dark when tho two men
atopped up to him and thrustlnc
so run object nt htm, enmmnnded
"Stick 'em up.
When I.emon called out "What do
you mean?" one of tho men struck
him. Jlutulilnson saw tho blow struck
eut over ins ion eye. nuo oazeu,
lA'mon stiiBBcrcd back and tailed
out to tho men to keep away from
him. dimmer saw tho hlow struck
and ran forward nnd grubbed the
robber who tf'.ruck tho blow, while
the other fled Into the darkness.
Other persuns wnitlni; for tho In-
rONTINI'KIl OS VMM' MINK.
Contribute Your Mite and
Aid Victims of Demon Fire
Two Tulm poor fanUllen were
made homeless nnd poorer still Sun
d.iv by the lomon fire.
The shnek which thu Ilutherfords
called homo and which as an UKly
Match nn thn Inndscupc nenr the
I city filtration plant disappeared In
flames yesterday nituriinou. ;niu
unly ero the threo Jlutherfordn left
without n place to lay ineir nenns,
but In the black xmoko pourln up
ward went tho family Income for tho
ii liiishels of sweut potatoes
io father, n Burdener, hint
furefully produced from the soil and
stored for sale. The flrn occurred
durlnB the aboenco of tho father and
mother nnd was caused accidentally
ny tho 6-year-old boy. Tannins
motorists saw with pity a small lad
In tattered man's slzo trouscts and
a coat six timet too large standlnt?
tearfully by tho dylns embers of tho
fire, but their pity would have been
greater If they had known .how bit
ter has been tho strtiBBlo for the
family and what hard tlme were
ahead during the winter.
All hopo of salv.iBlng tho homo of
thH Jamvw Hoss family In tho upper
part of an old hrlck buiMInK on Wll-
.fun anuiiion inn, wnicn wa.i nan no
ttroyed by flro on Saturday night.
wjs lost yestordny when another fro
onsumed tho nt!re structure, Tlm
pemoline! of the Iloss family ron-
Hla.l.B.of R "".r. inoth.r a,n,"
PAIR OF OFFICERS
California Sheriff aiul De
tectives Killed While
FEELING RUNNING HIGH
Thousands Gather About Jail
Where Prisoners Are Held
After Gun Fray
(ATTACKS ON GIRLS, CAUSE
I Police Investigating Series of
I Assaults on Women in the
' Italian Quarter of Frisco
SANTA HOSA. ( ill.. Die. All
attempt was Hindi: to hivnU into the
Jail Miortly nflir 10 o'clock lonlulit.
A iiiiiiiImi- or men Willi n leleriipu
pole atteliiptiHl im-iiif -.sf nil y to but
ler in llio front iliMir. 'ini: erowu
at that hour was Imm'oiiiIhk i-oukIici-.
Miiml.M of -kill Iheni!" "Inline tlieiul"
mill "Ijlicli llu'iiil were frcipient.
SANTA ROSA, Cnl., Dec. f,. Do
tectlvo Semeant .Miles M. Jackson of
San Francisco and Sheriff James A.
1'etr.ty of Sonoma county wore khicu
and Detective lister II. Dorniun of
San Francisco was shot while iiuvn
tlonlnx threo men In a houo In tho
lockl Italian iiuarter today In ron-l
n,,-V"" wim leceni u .icBoi. youi.K ,
women tn .San lTanelHCO.
M. .... 11,. ...I ,,.. f il.n mm. In ,
.VftV- ,,w i". .... ... I
he house, who
pollen said, n hi mo
shooting, was shot In tho Hide. Tho
pollen bellevo ho Mint 111 lose ir. tie
will recover, doctora said.
Tho detectives and -policewoman
Katherlne O'Connor of San Fran
cisco had come to .Santa ltosa early,
today with throe youni; San Fran
cisco Blrls who had been attacked
In that city.
The police hoped through tho filrls
o Identify Charles Valentl of San
Francisco as one of the men sotiBhl
In connection with the attacks. Tho
.policewoman and the threo Blrls
were outside the houso when tho
shnotlnB took place.
Iloyd, two other men and ,i woman
who were in tho house were arrest
ed Several thousand persons
conBrcBated In front of the Jail
whom tho prisoners uero confined
and some threatenlnB lenurkH uro
heard. Sevetal automobllo loads of
person fmm HealdsburB. I ft miles
distant, the home of Sheriff 1'etray,
arrived shortly after 7 o'clock.
SKVKHAI, ATTACKS (l.V
SAN FUANCISCO. Dec. 0. Tho
attacks on youriB women as n de
velopment of which today's shnotlnB
affray rU Santa Honi occurred flirt
camo to tho attention of the local
police on tho mornlriB of November
,24, when a youns woman whose faro
bore thu mark! of blows, reported
that nho and a companion had been
subjected to IiihuIIs and brutalities
at a houso to which they had boon
Tho police raided tho place, find
iiib the second young woman In a
serious condition and arrestlUB Hvu
men who wero there.
Yesterday two other Blrls In
formed the polbc that they had been
induced to visit the Howard street
I'llVTI'.TIIIl on ihok mini:
It will follow s iKBh' the ilny that
the simple problem of Just llvinB
will t,o a difficult one for tin Ituih
erfords and tho Itoss-s tnls winter
Ilumano AKont A M. Wioh said
Sunday nlBlU that the hinnane so
ciety would Iiasien ru rentier inn
The least that individual run do
for- these families and others In
elrcuintunres similar in misery is to
heln furnish food at Christmas
I throuch tho humane society. I ho
Kmpty StocklnK Fund of the World
will b" used solely by the humane
i society to take to worthy destltuto
I families Christmas baskits contain
Inir n onlv toys for the Utile oin
and material for a Christmas dinner
but sufficient of staples to lt)suro
many dinners after Christinas.
You tun help by mailing a con
tribution today to tho limply Stock
ing Fund, care of the rulea world.
Those who sent
In checks late
Mrs, J3. It. Ilrown
Mr. K. N. Adams
K. N. Adam
A. .1. Schulto
O. u. Pratt .
.Miss Jessie. Douglass
Mr, and .Mrs. U, U Allison
Total to date
Diary Shows Clara Smith's
Mind Is Keyed to Tragedy
Two Days Before Shooting
(Published by The Tnl-n Wot Id by
llirnugli tlie liitcinutlnnul Novvs Snilie.)
(Cnp.vilghl 19-U bv tlie (imago
1920 by the Illinois Printing and Publishing rimin.iiiv. publlshcm of tho
Herald and K. inilner. All ili-hti re.erved.)
KANSAS CITY, Dec !. The bubble of Clara Hmllh-iliilmmV iiimanee
burnt. In the fourth and I mil i linptcr of Tier diary, tlm Inosi iiIikim lilnn
mil dramatle doeunn nt of lium.iu life eer published. Love Iduts, erected
in the "sniiils ijl Illicit H,'i'i"" ueie shattered when .lake I.. Iliimou,
nulll mllllonulio U l.i liom.i "empire builder," turned njy fiom the
woniiin charged with c'lrioitng lilni ti' ilealh.
lllltciiU'HH and I epent.ini o steal Into those final nulpourlngu of Ihu
inula oi Clara Hmlth llniimn The woman for whom it whole uaMon'ti
police mtonrloL' ate seinhtng riles out against society In Ihu unhnppliiess
ii her broken "love dream "
"I must turn to God for comfort In my tmhapplness," Is the rignlfl
cant rtatomont she wrote.
A mystery letter was 1m luded In tlio diary, Jt was sinned by "Fran
cos." What slgnlf Icatire It has with the ttugrdy may never be known.
In the chapter herewith Mven, Mis, Mnmou recites Incident!, which
oeeurred up to within two days of the iihnotlng of ll.imon and clearly
Indicator a condition of mind which resulted In tragedy.
Ilteeze that blows my love away.
Ilrcezo that hurts my heart all day,
When you know I want love su
Why comn drlftlriB make It no,
(Jnn't you read within my heart,
That In death alone, wo'll part,
HrliiB a inlnbow with the rain,
Make mo happy once nunln,
November 11. Clot a laUKh today
at tho description In thu paper of
n itolltlcnl mini and what ho 'means
the man who Is tho embodiment
of nil tho virtues. homo-lovlriB. find-
I InvliiL' resident. nccordlniT to thoo
, t , , t t ,)ffct. ,.
On Sunday ho goes to church,
where his gray hair lends sanctity to
tho BUrrounillngH iih ho asks for
mercy for his penitent soul. Ills
contilbutloti. dropped liv a nlliKle
crinkled bill may equal nil other
contributions In tho church. Ho, Is
n sterling Hbuio.
Hut when his past Is looked Into
by the opposition they (eel Justified
and bo about calling him everything
f i tint a cut-throat to n bum.
Hut tho world boos on. Candi
dates cotno and candidates go.
1'owers cotno ,and powers go, nnd
cut-thtonts do likewise with slight
testralnt. Who cares? rcrfiaps
only tho' person upon whom the
cut-throat practices his mine too
gentle nit when he Is not at church.
Hut tho cut-throats llko tho
animals there seems to bo Homo
relation between them. They
llko tho frankly animal typo, well
preserved, entirely selfish, devoid
to Intellect, with tho saccherlno
mnrnors and tho lienses of a
haicm lady that combined with
tho tenacity of n rat, and a rat
Is no fool and a fool Is no rat.
November 1C. Went down town
In car and did some shopplUB. Iet
many I knew and Bavo them hut n
nod. I walk about In riiluze. My
eyes never dliect n KlIIKlo thoUBht
of mini! as I go, My thoughts aro
all within and my Indifference must
convince the detks t tint 1 am not
in my right mind. Tcrhaps I am
I urn rou-eloiis that no gieal
i liniurter Is formed without siif
I'eiing nnil denial. No great
aiiili ieniiiilM lire potxlhlc ullhoiil
gieat eflort mill Hiieririti', hut I
inn a f raid (hat my sacrifices lime
In en so great In I lie aid of girut
nt'lilcwmciit that I mn a tuciilal
IIfh. I fiii that I I'nutiot go on,
I am tlreil within, ili)liiil', well,
iiieutally nleil wlicn I nun i nlnite
mid try to be, but neer Hie lt"s
I'xliaoi-lril, It Is u tlieil koiiI that
I hiifrer riimi. An iillmeiil liiuil
to riiic.lt 'annul be ciiieil, or Ihe
patient will not help; I'limiot help.
NOVF.MHKIl 17--Today has
again convinced us that I need not
think to piogrers. It is ahum au
'omath! after a time. Certainly I
have for das gone about my re
sponklbilitles in a sort of haze fiom
which I ran make no effort to roun
myself. Yet I sei-m to observers
iiiarcntly to i mbody efiieUncy and
nervo. oriu doesn't nerd lo think.
And ro this constant thinking, tills
almost desperate thinking which I
do have nothing t do with necis
Mty. It Ii uselos.
I i each the conclusion that the
"afest method of progress In 'i
stujiid groin) Is to take yourself
seriously, l'eoiile nro sin h born bo
lb vers. If they like y-m they will
consider your opinion In forming
tlivir istlmati'. I hate mjrejtf, Imt
thank goodn-N''. no "no n cognizes
It. My frlendH are good to mo.
I look back ncr this little rcCoiil
l my , ilull tla)s nod I mil
uti ih'il nt I Iik griming hitler-
nesH of my lew point. What
htmleil me In thl t'eier frilierlug
lliooil'.' I iliin't CM'il recall ).,
I Mippos that It was nunc
lilvial tiling, Mime Unpieiisant
momI, Mime ilioughtlchs mid
r-lllit Inic in I ion. Mill, J imi lllliil.
of nin cm of llihigs which would
lini n inajor reaxin for despair.
I nun ham been anything, What
the moment I forget'.1 Hut I know
Hint Miuiiilliig the iicnli ol mi
liiiiiiitneisi. What depths?
NOVKMIIKH lSl'p early, went
Two Other Jails
Msilal ts-rmllou inH.Ke,ltOl. Of 700 A I'llU'd Witlll
; ' . '
shopping. lioilght pi lily negligee.
What good can pretty Ihlngs do
me 7 My life does not ivcm pretty
nnd the future Is even ugly. Have
developed woise cold thlill oer,
High feyer near pneumonia. Tried
to wink but su III 1 could nut. I try
to keei up my spirit, lint It Is a
dead weight. 1 have read books of
Chrlrtlati Science and beautiful
works of poiiy. but It Is all iUlte
What I need Is faith and my faith
has been ho cruelly shattered that It
responds to nothing. The word It
sclf brings but n bitter laugh. Why
Yet In Ihe end I know that 1 must
turn to fiod for comfort hi my im
happlurroi. 1 only hesltato beciiuse
my heatt Ii so bitter. I must have
rest. I cannot lyi on forever In my
unhapplncss. It Is killing my In-art
us It did my soul.
I havo given what 1 cm give
frcoly, willingly and I recelvo not
even gratitude nothing. Whut a
1 Tn attempt to smile through it
Is liiiMi.Hrtllile. 'Hint I lime tried,
lint joii fill nliKiiril mill 0mIo
getli: for jour wnierliig Millie Is--riiusit
It has no Iio.Ih and Is Just
mi Indication Hint joii liatn no
iiieasiiremt'iit of wilne. Why
sliniilil I miiIIc? How ilare I
htnlle, when my heart Is broken
nnil my life wiislt'd?
NOVKMIlKit 19 Idle and my
diary nt liaud. Ilut what to write"
1 am not so lit. My rold Is better.
What is Illness? What Is a cold?
What Is wealth? What Is poverty?
What Is success? What Is failure?
1 am unhappy. The future holds
nothing. What ran mako up for
.hesn two facts'' Nothing. And so
I am 111, no matter how fares my
cold or any other trivial thing. 1
am 111 and great physicians might
stand about mo In hordes, merely
nodding' their heads1 In melancholy
uriluoti. .My Illness Is beyond them.
They eun neither lion out souls or
patcli up hearts unfortunately,
I'oor medicos. -1'oor mo.
Her Mfjutcru Letter
There Is Interest In a single letter
carefully pinned to the next page of
.lie dl.iiy mound which wus bound
a heavy elnstlc. U Is merely dated
"20th, but in view of ItB context
and tho fact tlmt Hamuli was shot
I'OSTINfKH ON f'MW, N'tVi:
Victims in U. S. in Last Year;
Number of 'Casualties' Grow
lly The Aravrlatrd Pri.
W'ASHiNC.i'o.V Dee. ft. A total
of M.'sOS peisntis wero killed In auto
mobile accidents, or died as a in
sult of Injuries theiefrom during
Hi" last year, tin census bureau an
nounced todi.y In it atatemont offer
ng suggestions for'tt.'ifflc Improve
meni. An uutomnbllo nee. dent
death rate of 14.1 out of every 10'
000 population was reported In' 191!'
an Increase "Vrr eery year since
191ft when the ralo was K.O and an
Increase of IMS lu tlm tot.il mimliMi
uf deaths of 19 IS.
"linrh j ear It becomes mine mid
mora daiigoinijs fur a person to
walk Hi.' stieetP.'" the cenBU'
bureau's natoment said. "Tin
reason usually given, and prolmblj
iho corro.-t one. Is that the number
of automobiles in use la ronstaritlj
IncreiiBlng. How. then, shall this
over lneri-Hhlng danger be lessened?
Thn obvious remedy I1 t" Improve
'Onslnntly tlio truffle legulMllons to
keep pace with the ever inereaslni'
niimber i- aiitomul'lles.
"This tall for hotter und better
traffic regulations la not a fanci
ful one. Hveryone Is familiar with
thn necisslty for slow and ordeil
progress when it rowd
from a ulrcilH tent und.
autonioblle traffic must be slowed
down and 4-ontrolled Until it be
comes Mlfe The 1919 rates fill
Kuiih.m city, Mo San Antonio, and
Cleveland, all of willoh are lowei
than for 1918, furnlah a iiiY (jf hopo
IN VIRGINIA TOWN
Jail at Wise
FIRST ATTACK FAILS
.Crowd lU'ptilspd in Effort to
Storm Prison; One Man
Killed in 'Fight
MACHINE GUN IS- MOUNTED
"Shoot to Kill" Orders Sher
iff; Citizens After Nero
Who Attacks White Man
IlltlSilll,, Yn.-Tciiti., Dee.
mob .if apprownlalrly "110 men from
Xixilaiiila, Vii., iirmeil with ilflif-
anil supplied with il)namlU', wiih
reported ireMirlng tonight to storm
tint Jail nt Wi-e, tn gain pohhcmiIoii
of it negro held t belli for iissiiiilllnu
mi iigeil while mail, iiivniillng lo u
IlleS-ligo l vie I Mil lonlglil liy l)rlnt)
Sheriff Ii. N. O'Dell, III coniliiand nl
it fiine of ilepiilles guarding tliu
BRISTOL, Vu.-Tenn., Dec. f..
Ono man was killed nnd several
wounded early today when a mob
attacked thn J.ill at Wise, Vn In
an tinsilccosnful attempt to obtain
posseHou of u negro mimed Wil
liams, ncoued of having asu.itlllrd
anil robbed Creed Itoblnett, n mor
cjiaut, near Aiiialachl.t, uccordhiK
to reportM received hete,
Tho sheriff la to today was advised
of tho reported ot ganlzliig of all
other mob nt Appalachl.'t of ii sue
nnd attack tonight ami as it pre
caution 3ft deputies wero stationed
at the Jull.
Sheriff Heat!) for AUncU.
gun bus been mount-
tho Jail and Sheriff Onrder
declaim tho officers havo been In
structed to "shoot to kill."
Intent-') feeling has been aroused
In Appalachla over thn assault of
aged merchant and tlio rcpuls,, of
l(io mob, Reports over long ills
tniico telephone from both plates
lectured a determined effutt would
bo mnde tonight to lynch tho negro
and iivengn tho death of Tate
lllonilell, it cltriuffoiir, who was
killed when the first volley wu
Sheriff Coder dfclared metnberr
of tho mob fired first und their
flro was leturneil by deputies from
doors and windows.
John It. Lewlst,tlil to l a mem-boi-
or tho mob, was probably fa
Rnblnctt Is not expected to live
II is alleged Williams beat and
that we ate finally waking up"
HuggcKiiuns mndo by the bureau
for traffic Improvement follow.
Hrnitlon at street crownings of
curbed wifoly island, which, at
the most iliing'Toim spots, should
bo very close together.
Construction of additional
crossings In tho middle of blocks
where aiitouioblloM can approach
from only two direction.
Demonstration of grout skill III
driving orh maihlim beforo
granting h ill Ivor's llceni for
Reduction "f tho sliced limit,
ispcrlrtlly HI i tisHlliKt,
Fine, revocation uf license and
imprisonment each lo havo its
place ,s an aetiial penalty.
Yiiiingsl"uil ToM lst.
Youngstown, Ohio, heads the
list of mi cities In tho automobile
death rate with SH ft per 100.000.
i but showed
it deereaso from tlK
nrevlous year, when tho rato was
31.9. Richmond, Vii, had tlie low
est Mtn with ft. 9, nut showed u
slight increase over 1918, when It
was ft I. i
New York had tho largest total
number i f deaths with 780, an In-
i rre.iso of S9 over the previous year
' anil morn than doublo tho niitnhel
in J 9 1, i N a York's automobile
death r,i:e wall 14.0 pur 100,000
! -I st n '.
Chicago's total deaths niltiibcrc i
Vit, an Incteuso of 37, with u death
( rato of 13,3,
Chicago 'Reds' in
Riot as Speaker
l 1 1 1 Alill. He. Ii HIM calls
w,r tiirmd in late today when
a ii ting of 3 000 "Biiii.ihV.a be
mm! illsiirilel ly lifter Meyer
I iiiiiii. SHi'iallsl congresiiman
eleit from New Yoik, had ciltl
lisrd the Itlissiail soviet goVelll
liii'tlt. A ili'taehnient of liollie ai
t i ed' shut tly after tlm illsnrill'.
was Hliltied nd no seiioiis
l.iiiiaBe was ilnno nlllioiiKh
rhnli i wein broken anil pictures
and ill dilutions turn fiom thu
Mr London hml breu discus
sing socialism for mi hour be
fine tho tllsotilcr began, lie was
loudly applauded and frc'iiii'tit
ly slopped to ii let thu shoills of
liriilsn whlcTT. in mo from his
Slldileiily, however, he began
lo eiitlelso the mivii'l goern
nieiit usscrtliiK that "Iho' prln
clples of Lelilim worn not neces
sarily the principles of ptito so
cialism aiil thai Hut soclallsls of
New York were out of sympathy
with developments In Russia."
"Hill, hi'ie In Chicago." -he
continued, ')ou mo ton slow to
I rail,, tho faults Of tho lllissiati
government. You go blindly on
In thu belief that anything a so
cialist does muni ho right."
The start of tho criticism of
Lenltio brought It few shoills of
disapproval from tho audience
anil before Mr, London finished,
tlie disorder Imcaino beyond con
trol mid thu ilut call was turned
PEOPLE IN PANIC
Fire on Boat at New York
Warf Sets Off Many
4 HURT, NONE KILLED
Couple in Auto Have Miracu
lous Kscape as Fragments
of Metal Rain on Car
NHW YOltlf, Dec. ft. Hundreds
of homes In tho Fort llriinlltoti sec
tion of Hrooklyn virtually wero un
der heavy mtlllcrv liombnidmctil j
this afteruoou, icHiilllrig from lut'f
mlltellt explosions of slx-itirh and j
ten. Inch shells on n steam lighter
which caught flrn while moored to
tho army tesnrvntlou wharf.
(lathering together their belong-
I n its In a belief that tint ruival arse
nal nt Fort Lafavette, a small Island
near Fort Hamilton, was nhlnze, lor
I Ifled scores fled their homes for
safer zones, driven to frenzied haste
by tho sviles of detonations which
worn hoard for miles sround.
Ah official statement from Fort
IMrnllton tonight said nn lives had
been lost and, that only four tier
sons liud been Injured and thuse
Two of those slightly Injured were
man ami it woman who hnd n
miraculous escnpo from death, They
were motoring post Iho wharf oppo
site Ihe lighter' when Iho first ex
Fragments of shell peppered their
automobile, but th" occupants Buf
fered only slight wounds and after
receiving tnedlenl attention nt the
Hay Itldgo naval hospital wero nbht
to go home.
The glare from the exploding am
munition mill the flames fiom the
burning wharf Illuminated the lower
harbor nnd attracted thoiiHiiiids to
the Hrooklyn and Htaten Island
Holdleis from Fort Hamilton worn
dispatched b,v their riimmnnillrig of
ficer Into til" ri'HIilenien Heriltill lu
aid those who were fleeing their
homes and to rillny panic.
t'ollrn resvivis SUtumoneit irom
ailj.n nl tirern Ii who endeavored
tn rlenr the dnngir znno. wero handl-
rained In their wnrii by great
thn, ncs of motorists nnd pedestrians
who flocked to tho scene unaware
of tlm danger to which thoy worn
Rumors of heavy cnsuiiuioH in
tensified tho gcncial confusion ro
NiilttiiK In tho arrival of many run
btilaie es and private: nhvslclatiH cx-
nod liu' then- would hi! urgent need
of surgical aid.
Tho nrmv wharf, about sou yarns
long. war. destroved Tho loss wns
estimated nv nrmv offlcors nt np
nroxlmately J 100.000. Thu meteorlg
teal station on thu wharf also was
rill.HA. Okla., Ilec I. Manlnuim
ml nl mum It, auuth clnudy.
I A nA n ll'iin ari'i iixnrr ii'inunr
ttirnlnt t'i snnw In nnrtliw'at port, in
Tuoilay puiliatdy (air, colder In xtrtm"
fai foriinn; winna urt-ominn iron e
(IKI..MIDMA ' .Mnnuay einuny. ra.ri ,n
taat pnrtlnn. colder , Tuwly (a 'i
AflKANHAM-. Mnnduy r,tn rui.ttr In
wr,t anil central (wirti'.n T'l'-iiu Iav
fiMi-r In rati and a" , inj r,-i. '
Ti,ilu a lor-a ne '
Tula Town Iuj, I'lrm anj mt'ln
i Knniidy mlaurant tiU p, m.
AKEN FROM JAIL,
HANGED TO POST
Assailant of Aged White
Woman Dealt With by
BLACK IS IDENTIFIED
Victim of Assault Recognizes
Prisonur at .1 till and Mob
Quickly Is Pormcd
CAPTURED AFTER A FIGH1
''tiKative Opened Fire on Of
ficers, and Is Himself Shot
Reforo Hcinjf Taken
Hp'lal tn Tlm U'orl.t.
HOLi)i:.Vll.!,j:, oklu., Dec. 5.
OicriMitterllig tlm guanls on duty nt
tin; HiuIicn county jail lieiv, a moll
ol .111 tonight hcIciI mi iinldciitiflcd
liegro, liinrgcil with criminal ns.
Hiinll today iiMin Mn, I'vcllnu Hob-
liiMin.sH while woman 117 jenrs old,
mill liangeil him to n telcphonn post
on it iiialii Inislncrs street. Tliu
negro wnH striing up nl 7 o'clock,
llio aged woman wum gatlitrlng
pecans thin aftetnofin near her
home, two miles northwest of luru
when thn negro, overpowering hr
and thrusting an automatic revolver
her side, commuted tho assault
and fled. Mrs. Robinson walked to
her homo and Informed her nun,
Omte, ot tho nnsatllt.
I'ndir'-Hhorlff. Haty Tomplumun
nnd thn county jailer started In tin
modhttu pursuit of thu negro upon
being Informed of thu crime. Ho
wan found a nhn(l dlntunco from tho
scetio of tho crlmo mid opened flro
uii tnu officers, breaking thu wind
Hlilcl'd of their cur. Tho negro wan
.shot threo times by tho officer, but
was hot serloualy Injured und wax
At th, i county Jail, Mrs. Roblnori
positively Identified tho negro aa tlm
unit who hail i.iuiiinlttcd thu ussuult.
Hoforo (irepanitiona could bo inado
to spirit tlio prisoner out of town,
enraged titUohs horu formed u quint
but determined mob nnd took hint
from tho jull, ,
'tint iicmio admitted tlmt ho hnd
Just recently esciipud from tho Tcxai
penitentiary but made no utatomviit
icK.irilliig thu 'ullegeil assault.
Iloldeuvilhi Is iiulet tonight nnd
no further violence is Mtitltipttled,
Mrs. Robinson's condition Is nol
Holdenvillo In tho county seat of
HughcH county. It Is located on the
Rock Island railroad und Is a short
dlslunuu wi.tt ot MuAlcstor. i
It. U Davidson, state senator of
Tills.! county, and acting governor
of Oklahoma, duo to thu itbsenca
from Oklahoma of both Gov. J. 1J. A.
itoiioitsnu una LlcutciiAiit-Uovernor
M. 1C. Trupii, wns iidWsod by Tlm
world of the hanging ul llo ilenvillo.
Sunday night J u.it u few minutes
after thy sheriff of Hughe" county
hud telephoned tlie news. Tho act
ing governor had no comment to
tuaku upon tho affair.
catch" alleged" "robber
Jul i ii Smith Wit II led nt Hold util
Hugo Arn-sleil by Tulsit l)etiiiles
Hugo Arifstctl by Drteitives.
John Smith,, wanted In Kuld for
hl-Jneklng, was nrrtsted about 9
o'clot k Sunday night on udlvco from
tin slieilff of Onrfleld county li
Charley AndcrHon, Iko Wllkerson,
plalnclothesmeli, and H. V. Sterling,
put nil driven According to tho Io
ta! poller, Smith la wanted for tho
alleged rrtlcklug up and siilrte'iucnt
robbery of a payroll cashier In Knld
about two weeks ago, Several hun
dred dollars wero secured In tho roh.
bi-i y. It Is said, Smith linn been In
Tulsa thren days, ho told tho police.
I.-iter Smith admitted that Ills real
tirimo watt Rlchnrd A, Hurkfd nnd
that ho wnii wanted at Hugo, Oltla.,
for J.ill breaking In connection with
larceny ot an Interstate shipment.
Sinn Feinern Ready
to Talk Peace Now
DUHUN. Dec. ft Tho nev.
Michael O'Flanagan, acting p real-
dent of tho Hlnn Fein, has sunt th
following telegram to rremlot
"You Htnto Hint you nro willing to
rnako pen- ut onco, without wait
n rr for Chrlxtmas, Ireland also li
willing. What first step do you
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