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OKLAHOMA'S GREATEST NEWSPAPER
NOVEMBER Zcf jOOD
vAiMini mgf in
l Tm tk. VTMIf H J ! I Si I I s
SAYS HER FATHER
He Thinks She Will Give
Up and Prove Inno
cence in Court
NOT HIDING AT HOME
Hut Kelativcs Don't Deny She
Has Been to See Them Aft
cr Ilntnon Shooting
SHERIFF ORDERED TO AOT
Arclmorc Prosecutor Instructs
El Paso Officer to Grab
Girl If He Can'
Dy The Aoelated Preea.
JUj PASO, Dec. 9. Clara Uurnn
Smith, wanted in Artlmore. Okla.,
In connection with the death of
lake I Hamon, wan In Juarez as
late as 'uiursuay, according lo np
ptrently nuthcntlo intwrnatloit de
clopcd tonlKht In an lndoncndent
Investigation by a representative of
CJttlO AS.lOClatOd PrCBS.
FORT WORTH. Texas, Deo. 9.
Clara Ilarton Smith In on her way
tonight to Homo Interior city In
Texas, whero sho will confer with
attorneys preparatory to surrender
ing to faco charges against her.
According to Information received
here, tsho had not been arrcBtcd late
tonight. Kho had crossed the border
and Attorneys McLean, Scott and
McLean of Fort Worth and Coakley
and .Mathers of Ardmore wcro In
consultation by telephone today. At
torneys hero refused to bo Intur
vlcwcd, however, relative to the case.
Kh l'A80, Texan, Dee. 9. J. L.
Smith, father of Clara Kinith.
wanted on a charge of murder In
connection with thb rteath of Jake
I Hnrnon, Oklahoma millionaire
and republican national committee
man from that state, denied to a
correspondent for tho Associated
Press todny that his daughter Is In
i,u,ub ob hid itotnc,
"If I rnllM tfn tn PloB .......
would (to and take you with mc."
uirr em 10 tno correspond
ent. "If I could, I would take you
to her and ask her to make a state
ment, correcting many things about
an Interview which wo believe wns
unfounded and about tho diary
which wo do not believe was hers.
Mia Is not here. You may look for
"Wmnirixt In Manu Wa..,.. t
Mr. Smith dodged the question
"""" 'io nuq neon to jus homo
iiul rpnitnr Ariiv ...j v. -
present they did not know where
"I feel litre, tlm -I.! ,
, e,,, -urni
pronged in many ways," ho ald.
nymnnthv rtn m t..
with her, yet. I know If the public
understood It would be. I want
j.ira to ten how It all hannened
1 1. lrnP'c. truthful statement
winch I will ask her to give to tho
" uui i navo no ui-
... wor,J ,rom ncr t nil.
tt,. . , pud icarns mai
. wa,rrut u her' B,, wl" not try
-- .-liner, uui come oacK to us.
want her to come to the house
.to wo ran n with i... . i.
ow ...... i w IU IllUflO
tiind for. har 1 know will come
na io wno aid tho shooting
J?"?' Bay but 1 my daugh
ter Is Innocent."
5Ut?rr 18 TOLOTO
2ni" T "V11 OSSIDLli
y.T?i Ao:lated rr.as.
AUDMOItE, Dec. 9. nusscll B.
urown, county attorney, said tonight
inero wore no now developments at
Rriuu"11 ,?f tho earch for Clara
Smith, alleged slayer of Jake L.
fc..rom th. 'ntcrchango of messages
H!.?e?,n tho cunty attorney and
p th 0rnd"-". sheriff at Kl
i aso, Texas, Mr. Drown said he had
hnIn that Mr- Orndorf behoved he
nad beon misquoted by the press,
me oherlff referred to roportn that
I " "'"1 refused to arrest Miss Smith
wl i, 110 r"clved a warrant from
jlrown, no lmd no othur r
"oii to hold her.
no0 ,how8ver. tho counfy attor
miL tela.a 0,0 "hrlff will arrest
ill. Sm ,f Plbl". upon the
f.ieiegraphlc communications sent by
An Alrpluno ltumor Iliin Down,
mill I alrf,lln0 arrived hero early to-
f:.!..rin1'!,'xc,t';tl wlw rumors that
rfl?.t,hJial, b0"n 1,rOlht to Ard-
Gifts for the
Tho mnn W, h,,,,, u
iM ..y ,I"l'culr rrwartlUig
iho kln.l of tobaiHxi ho nst-,
Most m,. MU.k , ono n,,
J "Khi-h, clgnrtttoM 'or plixj to
i"Kf nnil uso no otlwr.
It Is always Hifn tnur some
thing nil smokum shoM have,
Midi as ash trays, match aafti,
"""king blniuU and humidors.
Vou ulll flml all tlHn articles
'"tort iiiutcr 'Chrlstiruw (ilft
Ijiuii nrtlrlc In fully described
iV.Vn'? lb" n,u Mnko "P ''
hid iiovv what you. want lo
"niuKrlng from store to atorc.
H'-ad tlm Ada In Clasnlflontloii
Eve of Hanging
CHICAGO, Deo. 9, Nicholas
Vlana, former choir hoy, whoso
19th birthday will come to nn end
a few minutes after 8 o'clock to
morrow morning, when Jie Is to bo
. well concert for fellow prisoners
in mo jail toaay,
flngUig the "Mlserle," Vlana
marched through Oih Jail cor
ridors to the death cell,
Vlana Is known ns the "song
bird" of the Jail. He has entor
talncd the prisoners dally for
months. Ho wan convlcti'd of
participation In several murders
committed by the notorious Car
dltiella gnng, whone leader, Ham
Cardlnclla, U under sotitcticn of
death. Frank Camplonr, another
member of the gang, was hanged
several weeks ago and other myn
bers who turned state's evidence
ire serving life sentences.
Rich Perry Farmer Shoo's
Wife and Then Ends
His Own Life
BOY IS CRIME WITNESS
Four-Year-Old Lad Sees His
Mot erShot pown After
Special to"f he World.
i-KKiu, uec. . An nltcrcation
over the expenditure of 12 cents for
a school notebook for his 9-year-old
stepdaughter, Devlo Leo Hodtke,
led to the sulcldo here at 2 o'clock
this afternoon of Chris Cmi.
wealthy reUrod farmer, 7o years old.
after ho had shot his wife Minnie
three times with a .32 caliber re
volver. Mrs. Coss may recover but
hlr rnmllflnn m onplnnu
Coss was well known throughout
Noble county and Is roputed to have
been worth upwards of 150.000. Mrs.
Coss was his second wife and Coss
was Mrs, Coss' third husband.
Aks for In a Month.
According to tho story told by
Mrs. Coss nd nor four-year-old
yon Walter, a witness to tho shoot
ing, tho, argument started when Mrs.
Coss requested from Cosh 12 cents
for a writing tahlet for Devle I(
Coss objected, Mrs. Com says and
when she asked for a monthly allow
ance of IS her husband producod a
pistol and (began flrlnij.
The first bullet struck MrH. Coss
In the mouth and emerged from her
back between the spinal coriis. the
socond entered tho loft breast and
penetrated tho lungs und the third
glanced off the base of the skull,
according to physicians. Ooeh was
chasing Mrs. Coss, who was fleeing
thohouse, when the third shot was
fired. Ho closu was her husband
at the third shot, says Mrs. Coss.
'hat her hair was act aflro by the
flastTof the gun.
Barricade Self In lloom.
Mrs. Coss, bloedlng profusely,
fled three blocks to neighbors be
fore she lapsed Into unconscious
ness. A party of citizens vlsltco the
homo tn.Jnvcstlgate nnd after forc
ing a door found Coss dead In his
bed. It Is assumed that uftor shoot
ing his wife the farmer retired to
hla own room for self-extinction.
Doors and windows wero barricaded
nnrt Cnmm hnrfi, mvaa t. -Ann.... ,.n
--. ....... .1..., lllvilllKl, Ul
, ,. a " imdiiift
from a wound In his head, the
pisini lying near. i:oss lived for 40
minutes nftpr shnntlni? litmunK hut
did not speak.
Mttlo WallT had fled the home
utid was found at a neighbor's. The
girl over whom tho argument arose
was not at home.
Coss Is survived by four children
of his first marriage and Mrs. Coss
nas several grown rniidrcn by n
fnrmtfr n,fliphi,A Tim .mtnln ...Ha.
marrlod here flvo months ago,
'Open New Oil Field
With Church Service
SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Dec. 9.
Opening of a jiow oil field with
church sfrvlcii Is the latest oil story
furnished by Texas, according lo P.
N. 'McCoullough, a local olll mun
who returned today from Moxla.
whero the discovery well was
brought In last week. McCoullough
said A. Humphrey, one of tho off!.'
corH of the company which brought
In the wall mado nn nddress at
services ut tho Presbyterian church
at Mexla last tiiimlay night.
AUSTR0 PRESIDENT NAMED
Mlclwcl llanlNch Is Klcittil by the
II)' The AMOcUttil rrein.
VIENNA, Doc. 9. Dr. Mlchea
Uanlsch wss today elected prnal
dimt of Austria by the national as-
TUI.SA. I)o 0, Slmlmum it, minimum
(II koulh vvlnili. rlrar,
OKl-AIIOSIA! Prl.liv fair, warmer! Sit.
uritsy partly cloudy.
u iiiuiiji n.H.,.ilu r.l. r,.i,i... . - .
probably BAturilay, iomewh.it warmer Krl
TODAY'S I.OCAI. JCVKNT.
Chamber of commerce dlrrciora' nieetrls.
Hotel Tulea, 1I1(.
HTAM.KY M MeCLIIRK
runeral Tllraetors. t 8. flouldar, Phonta
O. ItJI-H0, Ambulanct service. Advt.
'Worse in Trish Cities Now
Tlian in Brussels Dur
ing Hun Occupation' '
TERROR GRIPS PEOPLE
Inhabitants Forever Reminded
They're Under the Heel of
MRS. MACSWINEY BITTER
'England Shall Have No Peace
Until Ireland Is Free' She
Tells U. S. Probers
,,,., t nt'i-Mnx.
11 The AMoclattil 1'ffn. V
LONDON, Dec. 9. -It JB un
nouncrd that Premier l.loyd tlrorgt
will make an linporlunt stntomusjt
on Ireland on tho opening of tho
ouso of commons at noon Friday.
Ily Tli Auoclitnl l'ro.i.
llpUOII, oiti:i:.. U-mcanhlre,
KiiRlanil, Dec. . Arthur Hender
son, who has just returned from Ire
land, whero fie went on tt trip of In
spection with the labor uommlsslon,
aid In an address hero tonight that
If Urttlsh statesmanship, was not
oqual to the opportunity which he
Was now convinced was open, u
hopeless situation so far as Ireland
was concerned was bound to arise.
It was impoxslblu for him. lie Mild,
to exaggerate tho dopldrablo condl
lions prevailing thore.
coercion is applied witn mien In
discriminate violence," Mr I louder
Hon declared, "that the people arc
.error stricken. 'The unhappy ln
nabltants are rcmln'dedi nay and
night that their country Is, under thu
neel of a ruthless military occupa
"It Is actually true to way that
llfo was safer in Brussels during thu
German occupation than It Irriow In
Cork, Dublin and Ixindondcrry. No
man la safe; even women an'd chll
dren run terrible risks of bolrtf shot
while In the streets, ThAkvconomlo
lifo of tho country Is cotitriig to u
The labor leader asserted that' he
had Information from 10 persons of
thtlr having been robbed by servant
or tho crown whirhhd stopped them.
"NO. I'KACE FOK i:.OI,..VI
tNTIIj IUI.Ii.AM) l.S FHKI3."
WASHINOTON, iioc. 9. The
widow of the late Tord .Mayor of
Cork, Mrs. Muriel MacSwIncy, pre
sented todny to tho commission of
the committee of 100 Investigating
the Irish quevtlun her story of thu
hunger strike in Hrlxton prlron,
London, of her husband and of his
death, nnd tho details jim ho lud
wltnes&cd them of attempts by tho
Ir.sh republicans to gain frucdom
for their country.
Jlrs. MucSwIuey 'oncluded her
story with tho declaration "England
nhall have no pence, that tho world
will have no peace until our re
publlo Is recognized,"
"Ireland's Vullcy rorgc."
Miss Mair MacSwIney. slater of
the lato lord mayor, recalled to add
details to thu story she told thu
commission yesterday, ndded to tho
declaration of her sister-in-law tho
assertion that the coming winter
would bo "Ireland's Valley Forgo."
und appealed for Amorlran nld, not,
CONTINUED ON l'AOU NKVK.N
TULSA GIRL DIES
Virginia Leonard Suffers
Relapse After Appen
Miss Virginia Ionard, IS-year-old
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Oliver
Howard Ieonard, H47 Bouth Chey
enne, died yesterday Hinrnlng In a
hospital at Columbus, Ohio, b'he
hadl been ill. for several das fol
lowing complications which de
veloped after an emergency opera
tion for appendicitis about ten dsys
ago, Wednesday morning M,U
Leonard grow suddenly worso nnd
her parents were notified by Mrs.
Howard L Kourd, sister ef ttie de
ceased. They left immediately for
Columbus, but were notified while
on routo of the death of their
daughter nnd returned to Tuisa
yesterday afternoon. The body
will arrive In Tuli Saturday morn
ing, accompanied by Mrs. lo Bnurd.
Miss Virginia was the youngest of
two daughters nnd was one of the
most popular In .the younger so
ciety sot, lu was n nmmber of tho
1920 graduating clam from Central
high school und was voted the most
popular girl, riho was it (reshtnuii
,ln th Ohio Htate unlverslA at thr
tlnio of her dnuth. Miss Leonard
was' a member of tho Iafo1ctt club,
un organtiatlon of Tulsa girls.
Tho Leonards had planned to
have the entire family hero for the
holidays and a social function ut
the Country club in honor of theli
'daughters Miad been announced.
Miss Virginia' fatherOs one of
the active vice presidents of the Ex
change National bank, and because
of her death thu bank's unnual
dinner danro fti tnployces, which
had been HohrduUd for Haturday
night, has bfen postponed.
Funeral arrangements have not
Holler ItlnW. lh anil Klein. Ilnurai I i
l!t; J lo tttS) litl to 10:10 p. m. Advt.
TULSA, OKLAHOMA, FRIDAY, JJECEMBEK 10,
British Unemployed Organize
For 'Direct Action;' General
Staff Formed; Seizures Made
"Army" Threatens to March
uijrnonsirnuon ; innK List 0f Demands Submitted;
Many Vacant Houses. Commandeered by Idle.
, M Ily. MAHI.l'; C HKKVFrt.
IN. H. Staff Cnrreapnnilrnt
LONDON, Dec. 9. Ilrlllsh un
employed aro organlilng for ill
A general staff has been form
ed, It was learned tmlav Tho of
ficers will wenr r.yl badges In thr
foim of rosettes. llea(liiiarteis
hnve been established ut IrillnuUm
to direct demonstrations In Lon
don. The Islington headiiuarturs
are constantly guuided by nrmud
rtelr.iires of propetty by tin- un
employed are tatilng place IdU It
Is being conducted uiiletly.
tllootuy predlrtlnns as to the
llrltlsh ccononili' outlook are be
ing nmile In parllnmentary delmtn
upon the unemployment situa
tion. One of the latct seizures was
at Ayton, wlrcre 50Q unemtilnjed
seized the municipal baths ) ester
day. 1'Vurn of dlnorder lei tht. gov
ernment to adopt a pollcs of
aloofness towariH the seizures
where no damage was being donn
Eventually!- Why Not Now?
Tulsans Urjrcd to Put the Kmpty Stocking Fund "Over the
Top" Early; $1,200 Needed and Fund GrowH Slowly;
Humane Society Lists Good Things to Give.
Vnu, this year as In every year at
this .season want to do something to
mako someone' else happy. Every
body does. Hut from a purely human
your Interest or
most of It cen
ters In your
home. The lives
of your children
are your dearest
like every. other
patent you are
desirous of see
ing your klddleR
enjoy io their
day. lint do thu
parents who are
II, nl- ..I.I! I ! ,,! Kl'll 111 flCO
tm.. i . .u" enjo Christmas,
know aboil the parents leas fortun
:r"h '!l'l-i'n equally.. dear
i V. "UC,""K" Bo uiiHIIi'd
unlesH old Kanta himself pays thorn
For these i.eoplo the Tiilsrt County
Humane mieetv I. i.,.i u.
Claus. The World Is lending" Its help
to t he cause. The Kmpty atocklng
fund Is for this purpose. Your dol
lars donated to tho fund aru turned
over to the humane um.u.i,. ,i ,i,i
money helps lo make omu kiddles
Tulsi has moru wealth por capita
than any city on earth. No city has
more big men of finance. No city
has such a generous hearted populus.
""h this, with nil liir olj
wells. Tulsa has people who aro In
unrortunato circumstances who un
less you help will not have any
Christmas. No city in the country
has ever been mora wllllni- i
spond to a worthy cause than Tulsa
Tulsa needs but to know and sho
And this a worthv caime. All
yesterday donations for tho Empty
Stocking fund wcro received until
now moro than D0O Is In the sock.
Tho toe yes the foot Is .full but
moro Is needed.
iho hiimann society wants $1,200,
M'd with this 11.100 thoro will be
toi) families who nllmrwl... a
have known no Christmas miir.
themselvcH to the fullest. Two hun
lrd and fifty baskctH fUU of good
hlngn to ent and plrasurs hrlngetH
for tho' kiddles will ,v distributed by
o' numaniiHorirty provided you
In acrorince with our usual custom at this time of the year wo
are sgaln making n special Christmas llargaln Offer to our many
frlemds and subscribers In Oklahoma, whereby they, may savo
money on their subscription to Oklahoma's Greatest Newspaper.
On account of the Increase In print paper and other commodities
go ng to make up a metropolitan nowspitper, tho prlre nftor Jan. 1
will be Increased to 10.00 per yeas Therefore, subscribe toduy and
savo money. This offer Is good for old subscribers as well us new.
Cut out this coupon and nutll today.
For mall subscribers In Oklahoma only,
dellvory in Tfllsa.
TULSA DAILV WOULD:
1 wish to take advantage of
Offer checked below. I enclose
nco u.uo, anrr dan. 1st. I hao $2.75.
You Save $2.75 onSuDnt. an"
TU1B Or'KEfl EXI'IIIEB DEC, 24, 1920,
on Whitehall and Make Groat
For the most part the seizures
were curried out In ordeit) ac
tion without Interferences from
In n few Instances however the
police attempted to interfere,
leading to reprisal threats by
leadern of tho unemployed,
.Muulclpul officers of seven
subdivisions of greater lxmdoii
have been occupied by uncut
ployed to shelter llisjlr families.
More than Jon vacant houses
have been eoiiimatideereil by the
The general staff of the unem
ployed army has formed long list
of demands which have been sept
to t,o mayors' liiyloiidim and sor
liiirlmti cities. Thee ilenninds
have been turned ovet to the homo
office which Is studying tho un
The unvmplovd ore threaten
ing to march upon Whitehall an
to make a great demonstration In
front of parliament building and
the premiers official residence In
Drowning street, but the exact
time of the demonstration Is not
Every basket will contain ten
pounde of flour, five pounds each of
siignr, nuvy beans, rice, lard 'and one
pound of butler, A peck of pota
toes, a pound of coffee, celery, two
Muurls of cranberries, two loaves of
bread and either h chicken or beef
roant and candy, nuts und fruits
and for the kiddles toys. Not much
you sny maybe not. In Iho mea
sure you havu been accustomed to
weighing and measuring values but
to the rorclvers'thls basket contains
much. More- l hit n they havo pioh
ably rVer known. It will bring Joy-
so what mutter what the basket
holds Just so long hs tho klddlcu
still liellevo In Kitntu.
Come on Tulsa, a little help. Why
not make today the biggest day of
the campaign. .Mall or bring In
your dountlon. No matter how
small It helps make spmn kiddy
happy. Lot's go.
The Kmply Morning irunii.
Aa prevlouety reporteit
AKriar Tampia Noolea
W, M. Walr
I), C, Mnrrlann
It. D. Gwyrih. ,
itay V. Kiirit
Mr. anrt Mm C. II. Short ....
Titles Hlara club .. ........
II. M. Way
nlrt I.. Lrllua
Kmploya of Purity Waler Co,
l.ewllyn and Hulh Helen
Jo.ciih M. Wrvn
Karl C. I'unk, Jr
Total to data
Minister, Named in
Divorce Suit, Shot
Ttf Ateorlatiil I'reaa State AVIre.
8PIHO. Okla., Dec, 9. as an
aftermath of a sensational divorce
suit in which tho Hov. A. M. Du-
pree, pastor of tho Methodist Epis
copal church was named Duproe,
was shot three times at noon today
by J. W. Gordon, plaintiff In tho
suit against his wife, according to
statements by Hherlff Carter of Le-
flloro county, um-don, It is said,
used a small shotgun, nil throe
shots taking effect In the minister's
body. Hit Is dangerously wounded
Not good for carrlor
your annual Christmas Dargaln
remittance to cover.
Dally anil Sunday World, one jenr. Kegular
Only, World, one year. Itrgnlar I'rlco
after Jan. 1st. I save I1.7.V
World, one year.
FOR WAR GOSSIP
If War Results Japanese i
Propoganda Is to
'JAPS HATE AMERICA'
Incessnnj. Agitation to IiiHtlll
Hatred or This Country
Carried on in Empire
DEFENDS CALIFORNIA LAW
Foreigner Not Allowed to Huyj
a Fool of Ground ill Ja- j
pan, Tie l'ointn Out
WAHIIINOTON. Dee. 9. 1 the
statesmen, the publicists, Iho poli
ticians, the ni;ttato(s and tho dema
gogues of .lit (in n really want war
with the I'liltcd Htates they will he
tlii onus to tiring it on and not tlm
Ameilcans, Itcprcsciitatlvn Kahu ofi
Cull lor inn declared. Ill u speech In
tlm house this nftrmiuu, illscusslng
1 1 1 l .1 it mi ii -m i problem.
wn want peace. Kami contin
ued, "but the world luiK only ra
eeutly learned that we art' not ttst
proud to fight; our nto'wo afraid
to fight when wo are forced Into
"I have no fear that them will be
war between Japan and Iho t'nlted
Htates In my lifetime unit I am thor
oughly satisfied that If my country
remains measurably 'prepared there
will bit niF difficulty between the two
nations at any time.
There Is going on In Japan an ngl
liitlmi ami a propaganda to Instill
milium iitu mamr". 11 pi tiniiuiiruii
hatred of America nnd Ameilcam
hat may result In grove illfflciillits
butween the two nations, ltuprcHen
tatlve Kabn warned,
Mr. Kahn explained and defended
the California nnll-Japancso Inilol
emll'in mid alien law.
In doing so he commended the
Japanese for thulr progress und de
clared It nn Insult to. their lutein
cunco, their pride nnd their civiliza
tion to class them as Infeilor lo
111,, ulitti, mnn
"Many public of f'tiMaU In .Tiinnn.
its well its their polltU'.al ngltntors
and dcmagtigiies, huve tried to make
tho world believe the opposition to
the entrance of Japanese laborers
into tho United Htates mainland Is
ifiini'ii iinm racial prejutnee, no
s.ild, v"vt. of the l'aclflc const deny
mis is i no case. I contend that the
objection Is purely nn enonomlr one.
j.ip.in is lining to tne laborers or
China anil Korea what sho claims Is
racial hatred orpreJui!lro when donu
oy us io jiipamwe inoorcrs.
I.llio .laiknniMt Ijiw.
Nn alien today Is allowed lo own
an inch or Hind in .lupin, said Kahn.
Congress many yea is ago passed a
luw forbldtllifg aliens lo own or ac
quire land In the District of Colum-
inn, tno seat or government of tho
I'liltcd Wales, he continued,
' .Many of the states li.-vn minuted
similar laws. Japan contends her
law Is aimed nt nil foreigners,
whereas tin- California law refers
only to those foreigners who are
pronimieu ny tne laws of thu United
Htates from securing tho privilege
of citizenship In this country,"
lUMisotrit Htlrmi Jap Ire.
lutnn let in mere has tieen no
frlyidshlp for the United Htntes In
Japan since 1804 when tho then
president. Itoonevelt. Induced the
Japaneso stutesinen to conclude
PCiicm with Itussla without demand
ing Indemnity. This iihititmI Hia
Aro tho Jans trvlnir In lirlnir
about the world-old conflict bo
(-ONTINVKU UN I'AHU KOtlllTKKN
Bill to Exclude Aliens for
Next Two Years Favor
able to House
WABHINOTON, Dec. . Hupport
ers of the Johnson bill to prohibit
Immigration for two years won
every preliminary skirmish In the
house, today with such in.ni Unit ill -.
rlmutu passage of the measure
seemed to them to be assured.
The only reeonl vote Hint came
during the two-hour debate was car
ried by advocates of restricted Im
migration, 151 to 9, This vote, tok
en on the adoption of a special rule
to limit general debate on tho mess
tiro to four hours, was tnken by the
hill's proponents as an Indication of
tho attitude of tho hoime. Oppo-1
nents of the bill disputed this con
Two of the four hours allotted to
generill dtibnlu had been consumed
when tho house adjourned late In
the day, Another two hours of gen
oral debate will follow tomorrow
and then speakers wll be allowed
opy five mlntitCiT each, Chairman
Johnson of the Immigration com
mittee, who drafted tho bit, said
that disposition of iimendnieiitH
probably would delay the final vote
Debate ut today's session was di
vided by agreement between Chair
man Johnsun and Kepresentntlvu
linker, democrat, California, who
led the forces friendly to the bill,
and IlHpresontntlve Blegnl, republl
can, of New York, and .Sahuth,
Inmncral, of Illinois, loadors of tho
Partisan lines disappeared during
Apparently by colncldnnoa. tlm
leadership divided Itself equally be
tween democrats and reoubllcnns.
ono memher'of each party leading
the forces for und against tho bill,
Men, Hard Hit
Mag Use Torch
Ily Th. AaaiKlatrd l're.
OM.AHU.UA CITY. Dec. 9.
John ronnolly, ststo flrn
mmslial, speaking before the
convention of tho Oklahoma
Afsockitlon of Insurance agents
I hlo afternoon, warned that a
dlKiistious Increase In In
cendiarism will result from the
"present btislnes depression"
unless fire Insurance compan
ies mid agents work strenu
ously lo eliminate the over In
surance of mercantile stocks,
which, he declared, has re
suited from rapid decrease 111
Connolly declined he In
tended to ask- the next lgelii'
ture for an Increased appro
priation for his deikirtment
A resolution wits adopted at
the misHIti today asking Hov
ernor Itobertson lo Incorporate
In Ills meesage to the legisla
ture n request that more fundH
bo provided for the operation
of the state fire marshal's of
fice. Officers wero elected its fol
lows; W, II, Trapp of Miami, presi
dent; 1). A. Hlovnll of Hugo, (I,
W, Veager of Duncan and E,
II. I'elno of lllnckwell, vlifb
pres'dents and (I. W, Hupp of
The executive committee In
cludes Harry A. I'lermui of
Hhiiwnee, W, l.jle Dlekey of
Tulsa mid Jity II. MUllon of
Decision Not to Send En
voy to Disarmament
CANADA WINS AGAIN
Dominion Eliminates Commit
tee for Finance, Transit
and" Health Work
nv Th. AaaftBtatad Preaa.
OMNEVA, Dec. 9. President
Wilson's negative reply to tho league
of nations' Invitation to namo an
unofficial delegate to co-operate
with the commission to he appoint-
nd by the nssembly to discuss dis
armament, has caused great disap
pointment here. The tfhlef desire
of tho assombly members seems to
bo to maintain as many points of
contact us possible with thu United
States, and It was thought the dis
armament Invitation afforded an
opportunity of which President Wll
con could lake advantage without
Up lo High Council.
Mr. Wilson's decision regarding
tho Armenian boundaries has not
been received here. It Is thought
n league circles that his reply has
more likely been sent to London or
l'orls. since it is a matter for con
sideration by thu supreme council of
tho allies, rather than by the league
Canada, whose delegation has
made a great lmnresslon on the ns
sembly, scored ngaln todny when It
secured elimination of the provision
In thu technical committees report
ror permanent finance, transit und
health committees. The assembly.
Impressed by tho growing expenses
of the leuguo und the International
labor bureau, accepted tho Canadian
Ixiiig Klny Is Uki-ly.
The orosnects of a lirolonged slay
In (lenova aro beginning to worry
the delegates nnd officials of tho
assembly. All the members of the
Irileuation. aro making every effort
n committee or full sessions to In
crease ttie speed of their work, but
with little success so fur. After two
lays (.pent entirely upon the report
if the terhnlcal commlttoe. Presi
dent Hymans of the assembly today
made an eurnei. appeal to the delu-
Mies io cm tneir remarks short.
1'rftddrnt Hvmiins held liver the
heads of the delegates tho menace
of two sessions dully and ndvnnclng
I lm hour of the morning session by
h.ilf an hour. A numhor of the
telega ten have arranged to leave
Oennvu l'lldny or Haturday of next
week. Meantime thero remains to
jo disposed of the reoort of the
committee on the admission of new
tales nnd also disarmament, man-
mii-n nnii mo iniernaiioiiai court,
it'hldcs a number of umuller o.ues-
Wihon in an Appeal ,
for Aid for Chinese
U'AHIflVflTnV !-.. n t, 1.1. ...
Wilson today Issued a call for nld
for famine stricken China.
"Oncti moro an opportunity Is af
fored If) American peoplo to show
,.Mn j,!ui,i uui, generous response
with which they have Invariably
mot tho call of their brother nations
In dlstresH" tho president declared
in inn appeal,
A nationwide committee, w an
named hv the iirnalili.nl t.. iilrom
campaign for funds of which he
iiitmeii mourns y, iimont, of Now
i ot it, as cnnirman,
Kiiigur .Mills ni c Hi lulling.
HAN JUAN, Porto Itlco, Doc.
Mills of (ho South Porto Itlco Htigar
company today started tho 1821
grinding season, this being the first
on tho Island of Porto lllca to begin ,
PRICE 5 CENTS.
REVIVAL OF TRADE
There Lies Salvation for
U. S., Taft Urges in
Ponca City Talk
NO TIMEloR YELPS'
HusinoAs Must Not Lean Too
Much on Government. Ex
IAN BIG EXPORT C0MIINI.
Organization, of, 100-Milllon
Mother Shot Down After
Special In Th. World.
i'onca CITY, Okla., Dec, (.Our
foreign relations should have an Im
mediate settlement, INirmtr Prssl-
dsnl William Howard Taft told tha
i'onca uuy onamtier or commercu
In an address at luncheon today.
"Our export trade." he deolarsdi
"creates ourValvrt profit, Jt mcma
our prosperity, it Is tht dlffsrsnca
between our prosperity and low
profit, Kor Instnnco tha price ot
wheat Is made by tha price at wbloh
our surplus may bo dlsDosed of! the
namo Is truo of cotton, cattle, corA
"This Is a material demonstration,
therefore, of ttin- necessity of living
with our brcthrrn. Helping thent-'
helps us. Wo should settle our for-
elgu relations promptly ahd brlnif
the normal conditions that existed
iicroro tho war The people on tnsj
other side aru not able to purchsse"
tho things they would under normal
conditions. yn are so ciosoiy Allien
ih to bo deeply Interested In their
K.nterlng a Blow Vcrjoa.
"UuslnrsM Is evolving. Krom av
period of wild speculation we are
entering ii slow business period. The)
condition ot tha country la sounni
Tho reserve bank; prevents a money
panic. This Is only a period of
gloom, perhaps deserved, but con
unions aru nut ao burdensome aa
they may eeem. No ovlla are ao
ci cat aa those that never come., .
"Wo ehould above all things M
Americans, not lean on th town
ment for everything. We aaye been
unduly extravagant. We khuw that
uiiormous eunu have been wasted by
.ii f. i -.. and In effort to get lien
uulukly and many who complain the
imiHp.t win ho found to haute added
u this stuto of thlnga by their own
acts of extravagance and specula
Must Htana on uwn vwe-.
"Things ere not so bad aa hejr
seem, we nave to siana oil ear uws
ent. be not too exoectant of the'
government, not too discouraged with
conditions. A srilrlt of optimism doe
help. Wo ehould know from paejt
experiences how comparatively short
llicse imru iiiiiu - ,,"Tf
uh, ,i,l,l hnvn reasonable lesnslatlOsv
that will not Interfere with bualneew,
Aa Mr. Harding ays, we should navj
lees government In buslnej and,
more business In government, TMy-1
Ing on tho government and.expectlnf
Its osslstanco means soclallam. a
iii.tlnrL donarturo from tha Ideal
of American government."
Taft spoko flore lonigni o "war
Placo Among tho NaUone,"
(SIAN'T COIUHlHATIN TO
l'INANCK UXPORTH P DAN NED.
CIIICAOO, Dec. . sDeclelon as)
oreanUatlon of ii tlOO,000,OS
corporation to finance Amorloan ex-.
port trade will be taken at a Hieet-
ng hero tomorrow anu oaiuruay o-
more than 200 banker, oueinoea
mon and producer from ait parts of
ihn rnuntrv. The corporation would
bo authorised under tho Edge act, t
for tho protection oi nome inaua-
rles and proper nnanctng oi jwnaie--cun
Tho foreign trade financing plan,
It was announced, m designee; to
meet credit norde of foreign buyera
who ennnot puy because they lack
specific security. The corporation,
It Is planned, Will no unacr ma pro
tecting wing of tho federal reaerva
banks nnd will bo seml-publlo la
riiimr to the announcement.
rendering under tho plan of medal
assistance to any country hea not
cen conuldered, aa tno oojeci ot tne
tnn in to encourage American for
eign trado as a whole, and, as con
templated It would operate where-t
ever such trade extended.
John H. Drum, proeldont ot tht
American Dankers anoclatlon, will
tr-i n v m i nn nunniiiir auui saeasa se. a. liiv
conference. He will be followed tr
John McHugh of New xor, wno aa
chairman of the commorco and ma-
rlno commission ot tno American
Hankers' association, formulated tha
foreign trado financing plan. Among
those who will ottend tho confer
ence ard Herbert Hoover, Julius
llarnes, former head of tho grain
corporation; Pau'. Warburg . of the
federal reserve board and Oeneral
(leorge W. Ooethals.
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