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VOL. XV, NO. 70.
TULSA, OKLAHOMA, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER ft 1920.
22 I' AGES.
PRICE 6 CENTS.
Admits He Was
Spy for Enemy
FAILS IN SENATE
Senators Lodge and Glass
Block Consideration of
CLARA SMITH AGREES TO SURRENDER ON ADVICE OE LAWYERS
IN STATE GROWS
Labor Survey Shows Idle
ness in Oklahoma In
144 PLANTS INCLUDED
20 Tulsa Concerns Among
Those Questioned in Getting
Information on Subject
BUT LITTLE BUILDING FOUND
A Few Reductions in Wages
After First of Year in This
Line to Be in Effect
Br Aiaot.aUd I'rasa flato Wire.
OKI.AllO.MA OITV, Deo. 7. A
curve) of reports from 1 14 flrmn and
lndustr.nl establishments In Okla
homa City, Knld, Tulsa, Ardmore,'
Muskogee "'"I other localities over
the Ktatc, compiled by labor agencies
' In those cities with tho ttate labor
roBimlssion show that unemployment
gradually on the Increase through
out that state and that working for
ces in many of the plants have boon
reduced and operations curtailed on
in average of scvon per cent. The
turu'j', mado public In the office
of Claude K. Coniially, statelabor
commissioner, was carried ou In In
rtltutlons employing approximately
A total of 2,280 orkers of all
classes haro been put on the Inactive
list durlnK tho laat few weeks, the
report shows. Tiro survey Included
5 plants In Oklahoma City, 43 in
Knld, JO In Tulsa, 18 In Ardmore,
hlx In Muskogee and two In other
titles of similar size.
Oil l'rkvt Not In frunnrllon.
Numerous reasons for tho lncreaso
In unemployment and curtailment of
operations aro contained In tho re
port. In oil refineries tho survey
shoued that tho prico of crude oil
was out of proportion to prices of
refined products In ono section of
tho Btate, thus affecting the gencrul
situation. In other sections refiner
lea report that they are operating at
a Ions and that business will bo cur
tailed until conditions improve. One
plant stated that tho working force
hail been reduced more than half
during the last 00 days because Its
construction program had been com
pleted and additional construction
wan not contemplated If business
conditions did not Improve. Forces In
tank building, plpa lino and other
oil field work have been reduced 35
per cent, the report says, because
of conditions of tho market and tho
unsettled flnnnctnl situation.
Hall Kmplo) incut Normul.
Kmployiiient conditions In four of
the prlnclpil railroads of tho state
aro practically 'normal, tho report
declares from tho survey of the
transput tatlon systems. Although a
few mon havo been laid off on re
pair work In shops and on extra
nanci on somn of tho roads, they
have cither been taken back or
chanted to soma other division. A
reported migration of Mexican labor
t the homo country Is denied by
maintenance, nf way offlcnls on all
.Marts employing thin labor. No re
action of wages Is Indicated, the
operations in building and con
struction In tho stato nro roported In
tho summary ns unsettled, duo
largely to tho fluctuating prices of
materials, and tho tlmo of year when
building operations usually low
down and building trades workers
become Inactive. A few reductions
In wares aro Indicated nfter tho
first ot the year, some localities ro
ported, Cotton licking Conditions Had.
Tho cotton picking Industry Is re
ported as "doplorablo" In tho south
central portion nf tho state. Tho
report says the farmers are unable
o pay enough to pick their crops
W.nno they cannot pay tho price
'or nli klnir and soil for n price that
'mid leave them any profit. Many
farmers have turned stock on the
cotton, resulting In damage and loss
to tho farmer, tho report says. The
iihor supply In cotton seed oil mills
I' given slightly In excess of the
Omand In sryue districts, although
vjirrauons nro nnout normal,
Iluflnrss in tho flour mills, whole-
win groceries automnmbllo sales
and supply, smelters, machine
hops, broom manufacturers and
Other mlHcellnnoniis Industries all
how a slump In volume and In many
Instances reductions In employes
reacnea so per cent, the survey
.iuk. wntres in somo or tnese in
dustrles. also nro to bo decreased,
concludes tho report.
The housewife Is i most prnc
ileal ih'ixiii herself, nnil at
"lotisli Mio may 'appreciate
Mnie little trinket, Mill tho
thing that would plcnso her
&n Mould bo Mimethlng she
"ulil UNi III licr homo every
"ne of the three hundred and
'Kforu you definitely decide on
Rirt for ,thc wunun doing lier
wu housework, rend tlio lids
nnder "Christmas Gift Kugires-tlnn-.,"
jA.t tlicso little nda be n
wide to jou In making it wise
IJ"id the Ads in Classification
NHW YOHIC, Dec. 7. Sensa
tional disclosure of his mission to
this country ns u spy for Germany
was given In nn alleged confession
by John Wlllers, former captain
In Company 1, 41411 17. H. In
fantry, alleged thief and desortor.
after his arrest tonight charged
with nbscotindlng with J5.000 of
his company funds December 9,
Ills regiment was then sta
tioned nt Camp Sevier, Greenville,
Ills capture was accidental. Ho
was missing a street when II. J.
Hannlgan, formerly n, first lleut
lenant In Wlllcr's company,
recognized him. Hannlgan called
a policeman and Wlllers was nr
rested. At a police station tho
prisoner was further Identified by
two other fopmer lieutenants, 8.
I. Howell und Francis Hatch.
Wlllers was then taken to Gover
nor's Island and placed In con
flnment. Wlllers, tho police Bay, recited
In a brazen fashion how ho was
sent to thn United States as ono
of 300 cadets trained In tho acts
of espionage tu enlist In tho
$200,000 IN LOOT
REVEALED BY GIRL
Wife of Former Bandit
Induces Prisoner to Tell
- of Hiding Place
TO CARE FOR MOTHER
Robber Chief Exacts Promise
of Reward to Give Parent
a Life of Ease
KANSAS CITY, Dec. 7 A ulrl,
wife of a former member of a band
of bank robbers, obtained informa
tion from Ray Majors, a prisoner In
tho Missouri penitentiary at Jeffer
son City, which federal authorities
said today would lend to the recovery
ot between 1150,000 and 1200,000 of
liberty bond stolen In Kansas.
Tho girl, Mrs. Charles Morris. 17
years old. reared In Oklahoma City,
wlfo of Charles Morris, who was
wounded in a fight with the- pollco In
Colorado Springs, Colo., two weeks
ago, on her return homo from the
prison told foderal officers where
the bonds nro supposed to have been
It was through a promise, to
Majors, tho lender of the band, that
his mother would receive sufficient
reward for the recovery of the bonds
to insure her a life of comfort that
he disclosed the hiding placo, sho
Tho meeting of Mrs. Morris and
Majors at tho pcntentlary was ar
ranged by federal officers hore.
After tho arrest of her husband
In Colorado, Mm, Morris surrendered
to pollco In Oklahoma City and dis
closed valuable Information to tho
authorities that aided In tho prosecu
tion of Hruco Emery, nt Wln
fleld, Han., last week on tho charge
of being an nccomplica in disposing
of the bonds.
Tho girl related to federal officers
how sho had eloped with Morris
from Oklahoma City when sho was
14, enthralled by promises of travel
and beautiful clothes. Sho said she
was present at meetings of tho band
and heard proposed robberies dis
cussed. She wss warned, she said,
to remain silent or sho would be
A mysterious explosion was felt
In tho southeastern part of tho city
about midnight last night.
Following tho shock, which was
distinctly felt by pollco officers In
tho downtown district, several police
offlclnln rushed to the southeastern
boundary of tho city In it 11 attempt
to loco to the source of what they be
lieved was a terrific b'nst, but no
evldencir of any explosion could bo
found within tho city limits and It
wss believed that a nltro wagon had
blown up, somewhere south und
cast of Tulsa. Local torpedo barns
had at an early hour this morning
failed to throw any light on tho ex
plosion. Silk Mill Suspends; ,
3,000 Employes Idle
iHiiursnuno, n. j., icc. t.
Notices worn posted today ut the
Standard Silk mill, tho largest mill
here, that beginning tomorrow tho
plant will be closed Indefinitely. Tho
market conditions nro given us the
cause. About 3.000 employes are
TKXAKKANA, Ark., Wednesday.
Dec. H. Sunshine Hix-clnl. Texas null
l'nelfle, northlMjiiud, wnt, wrecked
five miles south of hero early this
mornlngi meager report 1 reaching
the city stating that several ear
worn oterturned. Three ambulances
have been culled to the station.
intuiting the return of u relief truln
which has been sent to tho scene, of
the accident. Iocul railway nfflcliiN
are iinnlilo to stato how serious the
Roller Kink, I'ourth ami Kills, llnunt
i lo S:10; J to I'll) SMS to 10:30 p. in,
PLAN BUSINESS HELP
Congress Considers Methods
to Aid in Restoring Normal
A FLOCK OF RELIEF BILLS
Design Measures to Bo Help
ful to Consumers as Well
as Producers, Claim
WASHINGTON, Dec. 7. Un
daunted by failure to obtain imme
diate action In tho scout" today on
farmor relief legislation, proponents
of the legislation announced tonight
tho Intention of renewing their el
forts to bring their proposals to a
vote. Chairman Groutiu of,tho sen
ate agricultural committee declared
the farmer relief forces had tho as
surance of enough votes for pass
age, and were determined to do it.
Objections of Senator Iodge, re
publican leader, und of Senator
Glnss, democrat, of Virginia, today
blocked consideration of the pend
ing resolution declurllg revival of
the war finance corporation and ex
tension of more liberal credits to
farmers by tho reserve banking sys
tem. Senator Lodge said time hud
not bV;en given for senators to study
tho proposition and suggested manu
facturers of New Knglund were hav
ing tho same difficulty as tho fur
mors In obtaining credit.
Senator Oronna said tonight ns
soon as tho testimony taken in the
hearings by his conunltteo was
placed In tho hands of the senate ho
would press for consideration of tho
resolution. Senator Norrls, repub
lican, of Nebraska .author nf the
measure, also declared tho matter
would be accelerated.
l'lun n Test Today. ,
The resolution now Is on the sen
ato calendar mid con be called up at
any time by nnnnlmous consent or
by majority vote. Its supporters
said tonight they hoped to have It
taken up und acted on during the
morning, so as net to conflict with
tho pucker regulatory legislation
due to como up tomorrow as unfin
Tho senate ngrlculturo committee,
which reported the resolution in thu
meantime will resume hearings to
morrow with a view of devising
other remedial legislation for pro
ducers. l'lun to Aid IIuhIiicss.
Congressional consideration of
methods to aid In restoring normal
business conditions uppeared In the
offing tonight with announcement
that majority members of tho ways
and means committee would meet In
conference tomorrow to discuss a
legislative program with respect to
commerce nun industry.
Tho many hills dealing with farm
ing and Industry, presented yester
day and today .together with an ap
parent deslro of leaders to dn some
thing for business generally, mado It
certain congressional attention
would bo turned to business pro
lems, once appropriation bills nro
out of thn way. Congressional lend
ers do not bollovo actual enactment
of any such legislation can bu ac
complished during the present ses
sion, but they are evidently agreed
CONTINUED ON PAOB riKTKBJf.
Man Who Slew Coast
Officers Is Indicted
SANTA ItOHA, Cal., Dec. 7. In
dlctmunts were returned today
ngalnnt Georgo Boyd. Charles Val
ento and Tcrranco Kitts on charges
of murder of Sheriff J. A. I'etray
of Somonu county, Detective Ser
geant M. M. Jackson, and Detective
lestcr H. Gorman of the San Kruii
clsco pollco force. They were
killed hero Stpidny whllo seeking
evldenco regarding activities of a
San Francisco gang alleged to havo
been responsible for brutal assaults
on girls. '
Argentine Decides to
Leave World League
GKNKVA, Dec. 7. Honorlo
I'ueyrrendon, head of tho Argentine
delegation Just before his departure
for I'arls tonight Informed the Ah
soclated Press that Argentine's
withdrawal from the nsM'inbly
probably would bo followed shortly
by a formnl declaration ot Its Inten
tion to leave the league.
Senator Jones Offers
Several Reform Hills
WASHINGTON, Dec. 7. Several
so-cnlled reform meamrcs were In.
troduced today by Senator Jones, re
publican of Washington, Ono would
extend prohibition laws to the Phil
ippines .and all territory under the
Jurisdiction ot tha I'nlted states, in
eluding consular districts in China
and other countries.
Charge Election Frauds
in Pittsburg Indictments
I'lTTSIJUUG, Dec. 7. Charles
Anderson, member of tho Pittsburgh
city council, and 23 other persons,
wero named In Indictments handed
down In tho federal district court
hero lato today. Tho allege Irrregu
larltles In tho May primary election
in tho 31st Congressional district.
Appoint Mrs. Hamon? 'Never'!
Says Miss Alice Robertson;
Perpetuate Idolatry? 'Never'!
"Republicans Swept Oklahoma
01 mm,' biie ueelares 'Lesson of Death Must Come
to Those to Whom Life Is Still Given."
(tl.lltiit'n Nolo- Tlii- fulln.nu Inter
U,.w lth Mln Alice Itul.ertmilt, tDliKri'Ka-woinati-elect
(rum Oklahoma. , rem .unit
thn HptMitntlncnt uf a nurw.nn.jr to Ur l.il
Jake I lluinnn uh rtpubil. ,m iMtlouitl
..Pi. In It t r inn h fur Una Mat, la li'fru.
iluenl from tiiu .Muakottra I'liuinli.)
Jako L. Ilumon's widow will not
sucieeil hlln as Oklahoma's memlier
of the leptibllcaii national commit
tee If Miss Alico ltolicrlsini, membor
ot congress-elect from the St com!
district, has any voice In tho selec
tion. "Tho lesson of death must come
lo thoso to whom life Is still given,"
Miss Kobcrtsim said last ulglil,
"Tho republican women of Okla
homa cannot afford to Indulge In nn
Impractical sititlmenlal nltltudu to
ward one woman, when that atti
tude Is fraught with such danger tu
women In general," sho declared.
Victory In Spite or lllin.
Thn republicans swept ohlahoma
In tho last election In spite of Jake
Hamon inther than because of hlln
In .Miss Alice's opinion.
"It was a great surprise to mo to
find that republicans of the state
of Oklahoma havo been called upon
to erect ii monument to the lute
national committeeman by the elec
Handicapped Mother Explains
Why She Works Night Hours
To Provide Kids' Christmas
Who scrubs tho whlto tile floors
of tho downtown office buildings?
Who polishes the brass railings
r- .. - j . . e banks till they
shine like gold, so
blight that your
fate looks baok
at you as you
glanco nt them?
W ll o cleans
awny tha dirt
and waste that
ed In your office
nt tho end of tho
Do you know?
Have you over
.S o m e b o d y's
If jrou chanced to bo downtown
on thn (.old, wind-swept strcetH of
n I in oh t scpulcher ipilet mmin of
these cold, misty mornings between
2 and 3 o clock instead of nt homo
tucked warmly between the blankets
lu your well-heated room, you
would sen jho little army of tollers
who no tiiefo nightly tasks, ns they
come out of the lull .almost forbid
ding offlco buildings Into tho emp
ty streets. And you would seo that
most of them are women.
Tho street cars havo lone slnoo
stopped running when the scrub
women havo finished their taskis,
With tho cold wind blnwtlriir
through their scanty giumenls, pos
sibly braving n downpourlng rain,
they mako their way through thy
dark streets to what they call home.
vwiy no inry Ho it? In it their
only way to mako a living? In soino
cases yes oven In most cases. And
moved by n curiosity thn wrliur
askod ono of thn poor unfortunate
women mat question.
"Well," sho replied, "my hus
band has been sick for a long tlmo
and wo art; in pretty bad circum
stances. In thn dnytlmu I slay at
homo with the children und do what
washing 1 can get and clenn up mv
In accordance with our usual custom nt this time of thn year wo
nro again making n special ("htlsttnas Hnrgiiln Offer lo our many
friends and subscribe! In Oklnhomn, whereby they may snve
money on their subscription to Oklahoma's Greatest Newspaper.
On account of the Increase In print psper nnd other commodities
going to mako tip a metropolitan newspaper, the price after Jan. I
will bo Increased to JK.OO per year. Therefore, subscribe today nnd
save money. This offer Is good for old subscribers us wnll as new.
Cut out this coupon and mall today.
For mall subscribers In Oklahoma only,
delivery In Tulsa.
TITSA D.UI.V WOULD;
I wish to takn advantage of your annual Christmas Iiargftln
Offer checked bolow. I enclose remittance to cover.
I I OK ,,""' a"11 fc"'nl' World, ono year, llcgulnr
I tJ)UaaSt) 1'iiio SU.UU, after .Inn. 1st. 1 wuu $i!.7&.
I Qjpr f(T Dally Only, World, one cnr. Itegiiliir I'rlco
tj)Oaa0 S7.00, after .Inn. 1st. I suo l.7,1.
I I (CO OJ1!""on,,;,,' "'r' World, ono year. Ilegulur I'rlco
I tpaWaawO $3.00, after Jan. 1st. 1 sato 7ft (is.
You Save $2.75 and
this offku i:xi'iiti:s Di:c. st, mo,
in Spite of Him, Not Because
tion of his wlfo toi tho vacancy
uiiisod by the sordid tiagedy of his
death," she said.
"Far bu It fiom mo to fall In
drawing the mantle of chutlty over
a dead life and et our fiist tl my Is
to the living. Tim laws of God.
and God's laws and Nature's laws,
are that sin must be punished. Sin
against our own bodies, our own
souls and ugaliu-l society In golf
'I lie Sins of the Fathers.
"i'liln Is the punishment nature
sends lo mako us protect our
bodies, disgrace Is the punishment
the fear of which deters from
ctlmes against tho law, j'tltilsh
meat Is ns Inexorable ns death, ami
the terror of It Is found In thu words
of the deculog, 'visiting the In
niulllcs of the fathers upon the
children unto the third and fouith
"One remembering this could but
see with deep pain Iho beautiful
little daughter, the fine upstanding
son who followed thn body of their
dead father ns It was borne to the
chancel of tho church heavy with
tho perfume of dying flowers.
roNTt.NUiin on i'aoi: siivkn'
little home. And I work at night
for Just one thing lo provide some
sort of cheer for thu children for
Christmas. I am not going to do It
long, but It seoms to bo inn oniy
wnv tn irlvn tho kiddles a good time,
li won't lakn much to make them
happy and I can mako enough this
woy to give them lots of happiness,
You know cliliunooci witnoui nappi.
ness ruins his life after ho grows up
Maybo things will bo better next
This woman works In a big bank
Suppose there wncn't such n thing
ns oil, or that fato In some way or
another had been uiikiimi in you.
It Isn't Impossible that you. your
mother or someone near and dear to
you might bo scrubbing floors and
polishing the bank fixtures In order
to mko somo llttlo tot happy Just ns
this mother Is doing. Suppose It
was your mother. You would like
to seo every kiddle In Tulsa happy
this Christmas so would The
World. And that Is the why of
Thn World's Kmpty Stocking Fund.
Just to put gladness In somn kid
din's heart. Thern urn lots of tots
in Tulsa who, unless you help, will
not havo a merry Christmas. Tulsa,
the richest city for Its size on earth,
letting somo of Its poor und needy
go without n merry Christmas? Mall
your donations to Thn World's
Kmpty Stocking Fund do It now.
T1IK KMPTY UTOCKISO JM.
As rrvlouly r'pirt1 ....1111.00
Iiwf'a Ittillor rlnlc I .o
Hyrchka rlub io.00
Mr. w i:. DlVI MO
A friend 1J
A frimt J "
A frlnrl J.fJ
Mr K. A. Ura.lly Id
J. W. Wnodforil
T. J. Woo.l
Mary I.iiultif Abbott ...
AMoclatnl Tin On
Inileivnili-nt Torpado Co.
liana D. llartman
W, A. Jteynoltla
I Total "lata ''
Not good for carrier
He Urges Legislation to
Aid Nation in Recovery
From the War
Nothing Speclat'iilnr in Presi
dent's Lust Message to
WOULD FREE PHILIPPINES
Island Government Stable and
Reliable; Suggests a Loan
to Needy Armenia
WASHINGTON, Dec, 7. Congress
was In brief session today to hern
President Wilson's annual message.
It wns redd by tho clerk, Mr. Wilson
having headed ndvlcn of his physi
cian not to appear In person.
Galleries lu both houses were
crowded, but thoso drawn by thu
chance that the president might ap
pear in person or by tho possibility
that his messagn might touch the
league ot nations iicsllon or h,ls
own nppronchlug retirement worn
Mr. Wilson confined hlmscir al
most wholly to domintlc iiiesllons.
Only by Inference did ho refer lo
tho nenrlng closo ot his udimnlalra-
tlou and that was in the roncluilUK
paragraph. Tho propoMt hu pre
sented ho wrote were n it so much
n seriis of roronimcitdat'oi ns a
confession "of thn faith In wnhii I
was bred and which It li my sol
emu purpose to stand by until my
lust righting day. '
'I'o Take lln Immigration.
Artdo from hearing thn ui'-ssage
congress mndo definite progress on
nt bust ono problem, Thn holtfe
received a rulo under which an of-
fort will bo made Thursday to take
up tho immigration hill ror prompt
notion. It would limit general (In
hale to Tour hours. The two-day In
terval was allowed to permit Itepre
wmtatlvn Slcgel of New York, mem
ber of the Immigration committee,
to frnmn n minority report.
No other matter hns passed to
day beyotnl inn rommlllen stage.
At both ends nf the capital, how
ever, members wero deep In plans
to deal with business depression, un
employment and farmers' relief.
Thn industrial situation also round
a placn In thn preslduntV messagu.
Kwlovnry trom war errecwi gave
promise of early completion "only
In our own fortunate country," Mr.
Wilson said, "and oven horn halts
and Is Impeded at times." A pro
gram or "imniediiitniy serviceable
legislation" to aid that recovery "and
iirnvrjo tho Indestructible lecunnr-
atlve force ,r a great government
of thn people," should bo under
taken, Air, Wilson said, milling:
"Ono of theso Is to prove a great
demoirai'y can keep hnuno uh suc
cessfully nnd In an buslnesHllkn
fashion as any oilier govMinnent."
First among iix minnendm! steps,
Mr. Wilson placed enactment of "a
workable budget nytem." Ho said
he had vetoed the budget Villi pasnod
at tli- last sefilnn '"reluctantly" and
CONTINUED ON PAilli TWiilAil.
Is Being Considered
Il.VDON, Dee. 7 -Arthur
Henderson of tho labor commission
which recently Investigate conditions
In Ireland, and William Adatiisoii,
chairman of the parliamentary labor
pany, uau an interview who i t"
ruler Lloyd Ofnrgo tonight and prr-
scmcu io mm iiih repon oi me coin
milieu's lintiilrles In Ireland and the
stntn of public feeling III Irulaud
ronrerniug a possnnc truce.
Henderson hail previously met thui
parliamentary labor party nnd ex-,
plained how Impressed the rnmmis-
l.,.,.n 1... Ilin ..'l,1f.utkrn't,1
r.'FII ll'.ll i" vii. v ..." ,.., ,
deshn for a triiee nnd n colifereiico
ti, negollatn a settlement
Arc Sent in by Wilson
WASHINGTON, Dec. 7. John'
Skelton Williams of Hlrhmond V....J
was renominated todny by President
Wilson to lm comptroller of thn cur-:
rency. His name was in n list nf
approximately I7,flftn tfomlnatlons, j
mostly recess appointments and In-1
eluding iiometh'lng like 15, o armyi
promotions'. Prnctlrnlly all of thn
morn Important appointments had '
been previously announced. i
OUR SHIPS MUST BE 'DRY'
.No Itooe Allowed, Itegnrillen'. of
tho Wlllers They Are In.
WASHINGTON, Dee. 7 -Provisions
of the national piihlhltinn act
extend to American ships, whether
they li'i In American waters, on the
high seas, or In foreign waters, Com
missioner Williams of the Internal
leveniie department said today.
Commissioner Williams' ruling,
based on an opinion by Acting Attor
ney General Frlerson was to all col
lectors of Internal revunuo for their
Information und guidance,
I'UAVKK Hr.KTI.NG TONIUIIT,
Jesse James Shot
6 Times by Wife
, Who is' Rougher
"Trent 'em rough "
Hihii was the policy of Jesse
James, who lives In tho Virginia
apartments ul Third am Lin
sing, Mis, .lames says. Hut when
Jul n en trletl It out on his wife
about midnight lust ulglil. .Mrs,
James was just a little bit the
biggest. When her husband be
came rough Mrs, Juiiivm was
Sho shot at her husband six
times wltth a small caliber auto
matic pistol. Ono shot took ef
fect, hitting James In .thn left
hand IP-sldcs shouting at him, Mrs,
James bent him over thn head
and neighbors, hearing thn low,
notified thn pollco that thmn wss
or soon would biv a dead inun In
"npiirlment one." Pollco nfflcnrs
rushed to thn scene but thn am-btilam-n
beat (hum thern. James
wns taken to thn Oklahoma hos
pital where It was reported that
his Injuries were not uerloiis.
Mrs. .In men wns attested and
placed In Jail on n ehuign of "In
vestigation." Hlio declined to make
any htatninetit regarding thn shoot
ing further than to say that "ha
got too rough."
Jchsii Is said to bo an Indian
Pollen do not know If he is a de
scendant of tho famous Jesso of
TAKES ON GROWTH
Appropriations This Year
Greatly m Excess of
$90,000 FOR AGENCY
But All Figures Stand in Way
to Re Cut Mercilessly or
in Twain, Report Saya
Bpecltl tA Tha World.
WASHINGTON, Dec. 7,Tlio rip
proprlatlons for the Osagn agency
this year will bn considerably In cx
cess of thoso Inst year If congress
follows even closely tho estimate
submitted by the treasury depart
Thu estimate provldo fvO.OOO for
tho support or tho agency, em
ployers Mid tribal attorney. Last
oar's appropriations for this ur
pose wern fil,820. For oil and gas
operations lu thn Osngu $66,000 Is
provided as against 133,831 ap
propriated last year.
I'awliusku lignro liooaitrd.
Thn estimates nlsb provldn that
thn lf.0,000 appropriated Inst year
for the erertlon of an agency build
ing at Puwhuska bo raised to f 1 CLP. -000,
It having been found Impossible
to erect n building for tho original
Thn estimates also Include an
item of $10,000 for trips of the
Osage council to Washington on
matters of business npproven uy me
secretary of iho Interior. Another
Horn Is for 15,000 for tho erection
of employes' buildings on thn reser
vation. Will Cut AliproprinUoiis.
It Is certain that these estimates
will bo cut to somn extent and they
may be whittled lu two.
A delegation of Osngn Indians,
composed of Arthur llonnlcastln,
Fred lookout, Wshshosah, Perry
King, Franklin Hevard, Orlando
ICenworthy, John Abbott, J George
Wright, superintendent and A. T
Woodward, tribal attorney, which Is
In Washington to urge the passag"
of a law extending the trust period
for 25 jeurs from Its expiration in
ilUl. todny conferred with Indian
Commissioner Cato Hells.
Hosting Gels Appointment.
A. caucus of the Iioiiho ilemncrats
loduy chosn Congressman W
Hnstlngs of Oklahoma t.) servo ns
the democratic member from the
Indian affairs coiiimltn-M on I'm en
larged HppioprlaMon i omniltten for
thn remainder o f i ho term of con
Pnder nn Impression (hut the
blldgit bill would lm signed by
President Wilson the house last year
took the appropriating power away
from the urlous Iioiiho committees
and lodged ll In the oplargud up
proprlntloii committee. When tho
president vetoed tho bill thn house
decided to stick by tun new plan
confident tli.it a budget bill would
soon become) a law. anyway.
Congressman Marvin JmieH, of
Texas, today introduced n point
resolution which would mako It
inanilatorv upon thn Interstate com-
tneren commission to placo western
Texas anil western Oklahoma back
In thn central lima 7.0110. Tho west
ern parts of tho two states were
put in mountain time n year ago,
and Jones, in introuucing 1110 uiu
asserted that It has proved ft great
Inronveiileco to tho people in the
western parts of theso two statis,
TlltJIA. Ic. T. Maximum mini
mum 21 , north wlnda. claar. 1'raelelU
lion for Tuaaday. .Uj prw Ipltmion for
OKLAHOMA WednomUv Kfnrn tmr,
warmari Thuridsy unan-ttlnl ivmiini
ATUCANHAK -WadiiaaiUi KMiar.U. fair,
cnntlnuail eooli Tliura.ja,, imrl . lou.ly
toiiavs 1 oca 1. i:vi:m.
Hotary ciuti, llit Tul 1 1? I,
Annual cum niton of Womana Iloma
Mlailonary aorl.ty of tna Tutaa dl.lrlct.
I'lrrt MetliudUl church, 1 a. in.
FOR HER RETURN
To Cross Line From Mex
ico, Probably Today,
and Give Up
SURE OF ACQUITTAL
'romincnt Firm of Ft. Worth
Attorneys 'Guarantee Hum
on Slayer Victory
FOUND' BY EL PASO SHERIFF
Officer Wires Ardmore lift
lias Located Fugitive; Told
Not to Continuo Efforts
Ur Tha Aaaoelatad Praia.
FOIIT WOIITH, Dec. 7. Clar
Hart on Smith, alleged principal In
tho tragedy which culminated No
vember :, In Iho death ot Jdke U
I Union, millionaire Ardmoro, Okhv,
oil operator, will surrender within
ins next uay or so, acting on advices
of a prominent firm of Fort Worth
criminal lawyers, according to in
formation hero today. This action,
it Is snldTwas decided unon following
u conference between thu father of
thu woman and thn attorneys.
lawyers Muro ur Acquittal.
Miss Smith, uccordlnc tn her
father's Information. Is hidlnir In a
secluded town Just across tho rler
from let raso ana a telegram was
sent her Tursduy afternoon telling
tier or thn decision that hud beon
reached. It was said this decision
was reached following a conference
nt winch It was decided by attor
neys sho hud a clear coso for ac
quittal. According to late reports here
from l.l Pnso, Sheriff Orondorff ot
that city has beon informed ho neod
not continue his search for Miss
Smith. Ho said ho had located defin
itely her whereabouts, " and was
taking steps to brine her across the
rlvt- Into Texas.
u was (lemon, nowovcr, mat tn
decision for her to surrender was a
result of this Information.
To Crmvi IJno Today.
It was said hero that neither her
father nor attorneys knew of this
when her surrender was "agreed
upon. It It Doiievod sno will como
across tho river Wednesday nnd ftva
hnrsAlf tip. on condition she bo al
lowed -freedom to consult with her
Ilnr father left the city shortly
after his conforenco with attorneys
hiH-n nnd probably went to El Paso,
It Is said, when) ho will moot her.
It wns Impnsslblo to get a confirma
tion lot this report, however, slncu
thn attorneys said they will say
nothing in regard to tue cose.
Mi I'AHO OITICIAT.H THINK
TIIKV IIAVK IIKK lAJCATJila
11 The Aaaoelatad 1'raaa.
MI. PASO, Texas, Dec. 7. Bhorift
Orndorff of Kl I'aso today sent
following telegram to Sheriff Gar
rett at Ardmore, Okla.:
"Havo reliable information that
Clarn Smith is in a Mexican town
near thn border. It will cost money
to got her across. Can you send a
man down horo7"
Ho has not received a rrply.
Chief Deputy Sheriff IM Ilrvant
said hu had almost positive Informa
tion that tho girl was 111 Mexico, nut
that his office wns bound under ob
ligation not to tell the source of In-'
formation ur tho town whoro she
I have had correspondence with
thn Ardmoro sheriff and told him I
was utmost certain thn girl was
arroeo the lino and nskod him for
help," hu said. Ho added that di
vulging the Information depended
on action Ardmoro authorities took.
SFAIU'll IS AT AN KM)
'IIO.M-.i i TOK 1IIIOW.N THINKS
Uy AMoeUttd l'rrai Rtat.i Wlra,
,lll.Mi.Mlrv. 1 inn. 7. Search for
Clara liurton Smith, wanted in con
nection with tho fntul shooting of
Jukn 1,. Hamuli, millionaire nil man,
railroad bill 1 er and rcnubl can nau
tonal committeeman, tonight appar
ently Is Hearing an nnd as reports
from border towns Indicated slin hud
iieep found In a Mexican village and
had agreed to cdnns the line,
Shedlf f Orndorff of Kl Paso, Txo,,
and his chief deputy, Kdward Bry;
ant, both reported they had Informa
tion mat aiiss Minim was in a Mexl
ran town Just across tho border and s
telegraphed Sheriff Iluck Garrett
that Miss Hmltli liud asked an officer
be sent for her.
Must lleturn on Own Will
Russell Drown, county attorney
nnd Instigator of tho Investigation,
saia mat no wouiu conrer with
Sheriff (larrett ubnut sending some
one, lie was doubtful, however, ns
to whether Mls Smith could be
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