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OKLAHOMA'S GREATEST NEWSPAPER
VOL. XV, NO. 77.
TULSA, OKLAHOMA, WEDNESDAY. UISCKMIHCK 15, 11)20
PRICE fi CENTS.
Appeal to Daugherty Con
fession of Fall-Down
by Widow's Clique
HARRIS ISFAR IN LEAD
Has 51 Votes on State Com
mittee Cinched ; Only Ten
Stick by Mrs. Hamon
WOMEN SMASHED THE, PLAN
Jlovcmcnt to Perpetuate Ham
on Dynasty Drew Storm of
Protest From Them
With tho meeting of I'm repub
lican sVte committee, but n. tow days
alstaift lb" boom of i ho regency
cllquo 'J havo tho widow of tho latu
Jake L, llamon named us Ills suc
cessor has collapsed, and tho
lliinon guard announces It4 defctt
Ir. advance, by nimpullr.f; to D.iugh
crty, tho prn-conventi.m manager of
I1tti nt-HIect Harding, In thu
hopes f Interesting Mm to hold u
brief for tho lost ca'jso arid curry
tho apiiv.il over tho heads of Okla
homa republicans to the national
Tho appeal of I'd Oycho, who
managed llamon's campaign and
who led tho regency movement, In
the form of thousands of letter to
leading republican raon and women
throughout tho Mate, got a response
that was bitterly disappointing. A
perfect avalaneho of opposition and
bitter criticism raised ItHelf almost
over night and Is sweeping the
Tho Women nntkrd.
Tho wo mo In particular resented
tho suggestion of perpetuating the
Hamon dynasty, added to by a letter
Mnt out by Committeeman Itobert
lon, of Commancho county, wherein
he paid. "She (referring to Sin.
llamon and her candidacy), has
ambitions for her son who will Btep
Into hli father's shoes 'In a few
years." This wafl construed as nn
dmlfslon on tho part of the rcguney
crowd that Mrs. llamon's appoint
ment was intended only as a'
recency, nho to hold he office-until
Jake llamon, jr., became of age,
hlrh would bo before tho next
election of a national committee
The republican women's Htatc or
pnlz.itlon designated tho proposal
of the regency crowd as "an Insult
to tho women of the state," nnd
Mrs. Otis Curoton, vice president of
tho stato committee, sent out thou
sands of letters to the various mem
bers of tho organization setting
forth in detail thu "slmplo truth"
concerning tho luto national mm
mlttec'inn'H connection with tho
'o:,ialioma." said Mrs. Cureton,
"went republican not because of
Jake Hamon, hut In site of him,
ami no ono knows hotter than I thu
handicap ho wan to us women. Wu
ore embarrassed at every turn by
him and his representative. Kd
Dvchc, nnd It reached the tfotnt
where 1 would not ask thum for
Women llecoinc n lowcr.
Tho women's organization has
become not only tho balance of
power In tho state, but It Is fast
becoming the controlling major fac
tor. It l.i determined to makn poli
tics respectable.' nnd fit for woman's
efforts, and to accomplish this" It
sots Itself against tho perpetuation
of Ilaincnlsm In any form. "Tho
omen of tho stato will demand
clean men both an, candidates and
In tho organization of tho party."
What the stato committee will do
next Monday remains to bassoon.
It Is rrrtaln. however, tha theThamo
CONTINUKU O.N l'AUK TWO
Magazine Fake Lures
Girls to City, 2 Held
t'HI.'AOO, Doc. H. Tho adver
tised opportunity for girl between
15 and 10 years of age to earn $35
a week as magazine representatives
appealed to Frances Council nnd
'renc llartzburg, each 1C, of Daven
They decided to avail themselves
of the opportunity and fctnrted for
vhlcai;,, arriving hero they were
Jnn by detectives. Iiter tho of
ficers arrtHtod James 1. Uicey and
' ltuth Hopkins, who, will, In
curt, answer charges of contrlbut
"iB to their delinquency.
llalmm ltepurtol In I.nWi
(1.0VKUSV1I.I.E, .V. Y Dec. II.
A Dainnn lir.llnv.nl t.i 1,,. th r.rnft
hlch left jho Jlockawny naval nlr
-..vii .uuiiuay nna wnicn passim
oyer Wells, Hamilton county, last
JJiKht, was reported tonight to havo
trashc ' into tho sldo of Fork moun
win, about tlreo miles northeast of
no town, but tho report proved un
true, Tho craft was lator rept,.tod
to have fallen Into Karnnac lake,
Mills in Trn-Day Shutdown.
MANCHKSTKH, N. II., Dec. 14.
Tn Amoskeag Manufattjirlng com
fanyi employing 13,500 persons.
t0y anounced a ton-day shutdown
commcnelng December 22 and a
W reduction of 22j por cent.
Work will bo resumed under tho
rr!iV Wa,:o schedule January 3, the
cotton divisions working three days
ek as at present and worsted
utDartni.n.j ...t.,... , u...
-, wiiuii nave oeiin iui
uaiiu,everal '0l"hs rcsumliiK Brad-
Thought a Bomb
By Bold Seamen
MIW YOIIK, I lie. II Home
half dozen mall hundlein on u
Hudson river pier yesterday re
ceived the fright of their lilts, tho
truth of the iidago that a cat has
nlno lives wiih onco mure vindicat
ed and I'lnployew of New Yolk's I
central postal omen nuuplcil a pel
today all us a rrmilt of a skein of
fate, which began, unwinding eight
das ngu in Manchester, Knglund.
Hurled deep In u pile or 6.100
mall hugs In the hold of the steam
er Auuitama, u sealed mall sack
made the transatlantic; Journey
anil today was unloaded on thu
pier, A wotkman uotlceii'a slight
movement In the bag "Help!
Ilclpl Murdir! A bomb!" hu shint
ed and the deck was .iwai med with
men whu ran fur their lives.
V-nttiilng Imk after their first
fear was calmed, scmio of the boldv
est Investigated with tho it-sufl
that the bag was loaded on n truck,
mulled to the pustofflee and
opened, i disclosing a smnll-sUed
gray kitten whlcl wilnkled Its
i . ono ami called unmistakably for
food to break Its clght-doy fast.
Warm milk was found and kitty
purred nnd made friends all round
nnd It wan announced that tho
stiisiiway was to be taken Into thu
official family of tho United Slates
CONTRACT IS LET
FOR HI ADDITION
Bid of $284,250 by J. W.
Van Horn, TulsA, Wins .
City School Job
FOR "SKELETON" ONLY
Concrete "Frame" and Base
ment Expected Done by
July; Building by '22
The new addition of the central
high school hns at last become a
thing of reality. At n special meet
ing of tho school board Tuesday
noon, J. W. Van Horn, local con
tractor, was awarded tho contract
for tho construction of tho base
ment nntl Iho concrete skeleton of
tho new building. Van Horn's bid
ivns ncceptod out of four or five of
fered. Tho amount of tho accepted
bid was $2fi 1.250.
Will Walt for Drop,
Work on the new Btructurn will be
started Immediately, Van Horn says.
Van Horn will liavo charge or all
contract work on tho new building.
lr hopes to have the entire rein
forced concrete frame work aim
asement completed by .Inly 1, 1921.
ithor contracts for other work on
the new building will be nwjvded
konn. according to K. R. Oherholt
inr. sunorlntendent of schools. "All
contracts for the building will not bo
let at once." Oberholtzer Hild, "bo-
cause the skeleton will not tie ready
for other workers for somo time
and by then It Is believed that the
prices on construction work will b
much lower. ,
All rinlslitil September
Work on the new addition will bo
pushed as rapidly oh pnsslhls. Ober
holtzer nays, and It is hoped to have
nt least a part or tho rooms rcauy
fnr nrcunntlon by the second sum-
Mter of 1822. The wholo building
will bo completed by Beptomher of
1922, If present plans worK out,
Oberholtzer said. s
,Thn ndldtlon will have llm samo
ojctrrlnr appearance an tho present
building, according to Oberholtzer.
but the interior will be finished dif
ferently nnd the floor plan vl" also
ho different. The new,' r-ddltlnn wfll
be located south of tho orosen: build
ing, The two will be connected by
A year ago members cf iho Kihnni
board expiessed the fear that the
new addition would not btt coin
ninioil for another five venrs. bu.
. njtiln IliA linnfl -iinr-
ket A stnte law require! that thel
school bond ismio oV" '"H -
Hon dollars had to no sow u imi.
CABLES ROW AVERTED
Commiiuln.Moiis fonfen'mv Slnjs In
Session After Agreement lit
WASHINtlTON. Oec. 14. Res
slons of tho International communl
cations conference threatened by
disruption several days ago over tho
failure to iigreu on dlspnsltlnn of the
, t)nU() un,uT n modus vlvendl adopted
ri.rm.F nonn.iti canics, win mm
in,l.,i ri nlf.nlirv Rf'SslOU,
Hcprcsentatlvcs of Franco nnd
Japan in tho meantime- will return
homo to confer with their govern
ments relative to tho nrlmary 'Hies
Mont nt Issue, none of which had
K..., u..in.a ui the suss ons which
began October 1. Ambassador of
tho throe tuitions will continue tho
A NEW WAY TO SHIP BOOZE
Manor I'nuiul IMolcpil In llecortl
ComiHiriment of I'hontucrnpn.
Ti-tx.AitKAN'A. Ark,. Due, 14
i!.,..rliiL' n. record entitled "The
Worst Is Vet to Come," a phono
graph being shipped fionfTJIeveland.
Ohio, to Shrevoport, I-a was found
at tho union station hero today In
contain eight quarts of whisky care
fully pacItKd in tne record compari
Fedoral officers who seized tho
hiument said tho prophecy was
GAS FIRM'S SAFE
IS CARTED AWAY
; $1,000 in Cash and $4,000
i in Chocks Estimated
to Be the Loot
IT WAS A QUICK JOB
Robbery Engineered in ' 15
Minutes as Nijrht Workers
POLICE UNCOVER HOT CLUE
Motor Gar Party, Armed With
Rifles, Obseivetl Before
Theft Was Reported
Itobbers between 10;1. und 10:30
o'clock last night, entered tho of
fices of the Oklahoma Natural Oas
company, 11" W. Fourth, and car
ried off a 000-pound wife contain
ing lfi.042 In checks nud currency,
about J 1,000 of which was said by
company officials to bo currency.
Mntrauco to tho offlco was gained
through n rear window which had
been "Jimmied" and riilsud. Tho
burglars then went Into the main
office and parried tho safe throiiRh
tho building to tho rear where It
was loaded Into (i walling auto a
Ford, offlcem soy, judging by tracks
left In tho alley,
Tho robbery was perpetuated In
a period of 15 minutes'. Tho Janitor
went off duty at 10.15 o'clock and
he says that -when ho left every
thing was O. K. A negro porter
came on duty ut 10:30 o'clock and
hu told thu police that when he came
on duty he found a rear window
raised, the dour open and thu safe
Tho police were Immediately notl
fled und a carload nf officers rushed
to tho ceno and Inter armed with
rifles and sawed off shotgun. m
oral officers patrolled tho city and
formed a posse In a 1iunt for tho
bandits who urn thought to have
headed for tho Osage hills.
Cit Thinks llt haw Ibibbrr.
J. II. ltlgdon. motorcycle officer.
says that Just about 10:30 o'clock
and a few minutes, heroro tho rob
bery was reported, he In company
with another officer saw a Ford car
in which four men weru tiding, two
of them with ilflrs, going eat on
Second. The men wore not iiuus-
lloueil, the offlcem my, because It Is
not a violation of law to carry a rule
or shotuiin In a rar when it Is not
concealed, it Is bolieved by police
that these four are tho men who
committed the robbery one of thu
boldest In Tulsa's pollen history.
Officials of the company wiro Im
mediately notified of their loss anil
a check of tho day's receipts Miowed
hat the safe contained exactly
j;,r92, of which about f 1.000 ws
currency. Tho remainder was
Hsti .Ion. Nay rnuei',
I'ollee officials believe that the Job
w.'ih pulled by out-of-town men who
have been In Tulsa for several days
perfecting plans for the robbery. Tho
theft was tho work of experts, tho
police say, men who had their plans
perfected days before the robbery
nnd who knew of thu regular hours
of the Janitor and ulght porter.
At an early hour tills morning of-flcci-H
were still searching for the
Only $220.05 Now Remains
to Be Raised to neip
Make Santa Real
Como on, folks'
i-fs complute the Kmpty Bluck.
Kun.l to.lay u.iil cna,, ,, tho sa
Humane society to fill those empty;
Htocklngb on Christmas day.
A goodly number oi nonaumin ,
nnnm ttltll thu World Office jester- !
day In response to Uio nppe.ilx rot
ho Krnpiy Stocking Fund. hven
after tho list had closed last evening.
contributions were receivuu nnu -win
bo added to Mm list or suustnoeiB
to b published on Thursday. Tlln
fund Is now near $ 1,000.
Why not maun touay me uigsi
inv nt aii? with last night's sub
scriptions to start U and with dona
tions equal to thosu ut tho past two
days, the total win no wiinin rn.,
reach nf the $1,200 nsked for by the
humano society. Chrlstmais H Just
ten ilnvn awav now and tho humnno
soolcty needs the fundi right nwny
for purchase or toys anu Kiui;frio
...t-i-i. ..(-I nn I.,.,. ,l,n- f'hrfutmiil-
Into the Christmas
WniCIl will h1' 'iv
At ursTlnlltly rerorle.I
Tin. r.xrlir OH Company
J, H. llnrmnii I
liellr Tlr k1p fu J '
n. II. Htotu 1J.00
J. W, IlulthM
Then., lUrd'ii f SJ
lir. Ch. A. Kurrnw S.0
W. K. J.umtr i'o f.
no. C, llolllnger 1 "0
Mrs. i;. Ilank Allan 5.00
Clusllly If" Cr'um Co lo.'o
Maty-l'aullii.i Willi 1"
Klliallh Itennetl l.je
Tronp IS, liny .'eoul ... 100
A Krkml t Children .... 3 OA
.Mrs. A, 1' -V- ? "
(Incite et tho Anni-t lliil'l 10 0'i
ltuth lllfa S.00
Mrs. J. C Archer 1 .00
Little lllrl ut Turley
Lay Aside Dignity to Laugh
At Red River 'Bootleg' War
Prowess of Captain Sixkiller of Oklahoma, Who 'Shot. Many
UootlcKKors Into Habeas Corpus,' Related by Cure
ton in Tellmi: of State Roundaryl.ino
HtierUI IoTIif Vi'iifld. ,
WAHllINtJTON, llu. II. The
soleajn and dignified I'ulieil
titntes supiome cuurt hulled lis
hearing of tho $100,000,000 Texas
and Oklahoma Hcd rlW'i' oil land
suit today while Assoclalo Jwstiio
MclCeiinu delved Into u bit of an
dent history concerning sudden
demise of "certain gentlemen of
the bootleg lndiisti."
Attorney Oetieral Curelon of
Texas. In his argument was at
tempting to show Hint tho inlddlo
thread of tho lted river has alwnys
been accounted tho boundary bc
twecn the two states, and r'feried
to certain co-opera'lvo a ttvllb'S
between Captain Klxklll-r of Okla
homa' on tin-north naiiK nnu me
Texas rangyis mi the south bank
of the stream. Ciueton Intimated
that thu co. operatise efforts -had
resulted "In n number of bootleg
gers being shut into a complete
slate of habeas corpus."
"Wui Slxklller the real name of
the Oklahoma otflct r?" nuerled
'BEST MINDS' NOT
VERY FAR APART
Wont Be So Hard to Find
Common Uround Thinks
MAttlON. Ohio, Dec. II With
his conferences here on an associa
tion of nations only fairly begun,
Pre! Idcnt-uloot Harding let It bo
known today ho already had gath
ered Information and advice which
greatly encouraged him.
Making his flrrt comment on
progrem of tho consultation, ho said
they had been "very Interesting and
"It apparently will not lis. so dif
ficult ns somo pooplo had supposed,"
he added, "to find a common ground
The president-elect would not dis
cus" specific cnnfereiipeH or detailed
suggestions of any nstwrlntlnn plan.
He Indicated ho had given consider
nble thought to tho proposal for n
world agreement not to declare of
fensive war. except In response, to n
popular referendum, but he said he
could express no opinion.
I'lejiM-d With rmgrcMS.
It Is undorHtood Mr, Harding has
rlt nartlcularlv nlensed with thf In
formation regarding conditions and .
opinions' abroad as described to him
by Herbert Hoover, isiinu uooi nnu
others who have seen iiim.nero. nun
more detailed surxojs are to be
given him In conferences to nmu. It
being taken ror granteu inai among
olhei-H, Kcnntor McCormlck of Illi
nois, who now Is In Furope, will soo
htm within a few weeks.
Mr. Harding tonight denied di
rectly, however, published reports
that Senator McCormlck was acting
n;i a reprrseatntlvo In conferences
with Kurnpean statesmen. The
presldent-olect mid ho had "no
agents In KurOpe, In tho United
States', or In any other part of tho
Few CullorH In Dny.
Today Mr. Harding saw few call
ers and held no conferences on the
association plan. Oov. W. C. Hproul
of Pennsylvania nnd VV. W. Atte
bury, vico-presldont of tho Pennsyl
vania railroad, wero on his engage
appolntrueiitti bo put over until
plan to fnove to a southern resort
niond Ilnblns, former leader of the
progressive parly, and' a member of
the repuliuuin executive campaign
committee In the 192" campaign,
How long the prexlrtenl-oleet will
remain here still Is undetermined
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"It was. ' responded Curelon
"And he lived up to his riamn.
When he went after n lawbreaker
he always was accompanied by an
Itlght while we arc on lift
point 1 think It Is Important IT,r
the court to know whether 'nans
or Oklahoma furnished the
ellipses." Justice McUenn.'i said.
Curelon e.ilil ho wan afraid
Texas furnished most fif them, but
hntii'ii his reply would not i:u into
the record y
"I d lather It would go 'n Ibis
way." said Curelon: "With the
Captain Slxlilller on the north
bank and the Texas ningeis on
tin- soiilh bank, New Mi v loo had
tMiiiblu nf hi'r own tor the boot
loggers 'went west ' rlthcr In th
sopho of Its appll'iitlin In the
world war or in Might,"
Tho comt had tin on minutes of
merriment as .lustleis Urandles
und McUenna ipieutPuieil Ciiii'lon
n lion t the pre Volstead bootleg
gers, LEAGUE DECIDES "
Limitation of Armaments
for Next Two Years
. Is Recommended
C.KNKVA. ?ee. 1 1. -The assem
bly of the league of nations Ibis aft
ernoon went uu record as favoring
tho limitations of armaments by Iho
powers for the next two years by
agreement among them. The limi
tations clausu of thu disarmament
committee's report was adopted
after It had bren modified as to
take thu form of u recommeuda.
Tho first step fur wot Id disarma
ment must bo cautious nnd delib
erate, the leaguu a-wenTbly decided,
nolhwithstntidltii: sharp urltlelsms
by C.oorgu 'Nlenll Harries, llrlllsii
labor leader and Christian I.augo of
Norway. Mr. Harnes said there whs
"too much Ulbble and not enough
pluck" In Hi dnTlsIiiu to go slowly.
Tho policy of the United .States, on
this iiiiestlou was, by more or less
veiled allunlons iuvokei) ns one
reason why general dlsarmamenl
ranunot o boldly grappled with at
this time, Mr. Itarues said II. A. I
Fisher, nf the Itrltlsh delegatlin re
ferred to "nallnn.'i with powerful
arms and munitions making facili
ties thai ru e still outside the league."
Want V, S. to "Spenl. a Word" Willi
(iiiiriniiieiK of I'.uglauil; Mm
American I'rinelplrti liidoreil.
Atthough they do not favor a di
rect policy of Intervention by tho
I'nlted xtntes. members of the Tulsa
branch uf the Friends of Irish Free
dnm. In meeting here last night, III
protest against tho burning of Cork,
Indicated they urgently favor Amerl-
en "spoakli n word" Into tho ear
of the Urltlsh government.
Thu meeting Indorsed Amcrlcnn-
Ism nnd Its principles whlln con
demning Ilrltalu anii her methnds
ficv. John J. Mclnery of Chauutc,
Kail, und Horace II. Ilagan of this
city, wnro the principal sjieakcrs
-4il, II. Ii. Itlplcy nii-i.
HAN ANTNIO, Texas. Dec. II.
Cftbniel Henry It. Illnley. retired
he first officer to 'rise from the
ranks to the general staff, died nt
his home here late last night. Col-
I lowing funeral services tomoirow at
ivnun inn nniiuii ihmmmh v..n ...
I accorded, tho body will be cremated
. nnd the remains sent to Kingston
I ,Mhm , his former home .
World, one or. Ilcguhir rrlco
dun. Ut. 1 sum: SI.73.
World, ono year, dtcgnlar I'rlco
Jan. 1st, 1 mic ' els.
i BRENNAN IN12TH
I A Right to the Heart Puis
Challenger to Sleep
After Hard Fight
LOSER FOUGHT WELL
Brennaii Held ThiiiKS Even in
Early Statr.es, Even Win
ninK a Couple of Rounds
JESS CHALLENGES WINNER
Telegram From Ex-Champion
Road at Hinirsiilu aa Two
Principals CUmb in
'I In- llimiM'y.ltivnnan fights by
rnuiiilrt In ilclull will ho found on
thf ssirl page, page ta,
MAMMON SQPAltF. (IAHDKN.
N. V.. Dec. 14- Jack Uempsey, the
world's hravyweiHbt clium iituii.
knocked out lull llrennau of Chi
cago, tonight In Iho twelfth round
of the first hciivj weight champion
ship fight slnfiod In New Vork since
Mm Walker Isw beciuuii operative.
Them were many opinions ex.
preNred by flsttc fans ns (o Dump-
' nabl'l'' in finish bin opponent
quickly. When Dempsey did cut
.i i niiwi" .'i , he certainly made n
ipilck lob of It but It was not until
ifler llrennan had shown he was ab
nlutely unafraid of the champion's
punches nnd had split Dcmpsoy's
left ear with u right hook.
The champion pioved to bn llren
nan s master In nearly everv iiliinn
hut tho challenger withstood many
bard blows In the wind and rllis
through his magnlflrlent physical
l'lcturci Men on ,iol.
White half n dnzen photographers
got Into the ring In bo leady to
snap the principals In Mm big event
when they nrrlveii, thu moving pic
ture, men wero on nnin sines or tne
warden, busily grinding out yards
Four powerful lights suspended
from tin; toof high over Mm ring
mailo the roped enclosure utmost as
bright ns daylight.
llrennan entered tho ring at 10!2R
his green trunks peeping out from
unilrr n crimson sweater.
Announcer Humphreys Introduced
DumpNiiy as tho hardest hitting
heavyweight champion ever known,
llrennan wns Introduced us from
Chicago nud the most popular heavy
weight In tho mldillewi'st.
Tho weights wurVi Dempsey IKS,
llrennan l it 7
John Htiuhup of Ilronklyn was
the referee nnd tho Judges were
Thomas Hbortell, Iliooktyn, and Joe
lllliliiy or the Now York A. C.
Tho pohtogrnpherM got through
Ihrlr work ipilCkly and tho ring was
cleared nt 10-35 p. m.
A telegram was rend from Jess
Wlllaid at Kansas City asking Tex
Itlckard to challenge thu winner.
A steady stream of ticket holders
poured In enrh entrance of .Msdlsnn
Square (larduu as soon as the doors
opened at 7 o'clock and ono hour
later nearly every neat was filled. It
was estimated thut 11,000 poisons
wore present and that tho receipt
would reach 1200,000. The manugo
ment announced Dempsey'n whare of
thu puiso was 1100,000, 11 s under
stood llrennan will receive 135,000.
Tho ciowd Was repi esuntntlvo of
Mm city's cosmopolitan and proton-
IoimI life, many women Lalng noted
In tho nscrved floor and arena
.Marty Farrell, a local middle
weight, defeated Frank Mctlulro of
Wllllamsport, 1'a., In tho prellml
nary contest which went six rounds.
.Melluire wn no the defensive from
the ftart, lihedlng lioin thu unsu
and mouth after tho opening rnuinl.
1 anvil wi Ighed 155 pounds and Mc
chailoy VS'elnert, tho Newark, N.
J., heavyweight and Hartley .Madden
Of thin city, furnished lh second
bout. Wunert weighed IKS. t luce
pounds linn o Minn Madden The
Newark man wis th nggrcshur iitnl
gavn Madden a sound beating. The
judges iigroul on Welm-rt us the win
ner at Mm tmd of thu tenth round.
.Niilfnll. I!iiil Mill hile.
Two negroes, lllll Tatn of Now
York nnd "Kid" Norfolk of Haiti
more, from tin- rival training ("imps
of iiiiim ) and llrennan, were tho
prim Ipala In the 10-rnund bout
wlib h in oi. (Jid the main event.
Tate was six Uu lies taller and 42
pounds heivler than his opponent,
who weighed Us pounds.
Tate had somo difficulty In 'nnd -
l lg on Jlie snnrin-r inan, wi ne 1 no
ibe smsler man
Utile fi-llou hi 01 i d freiiuently wllh
lefts arid lights to utoin.n Ii and fare
to Iho ellellt niiHellient of the
spectators, why cheered the "Nor
folk Kid's" untiling efforts. A hard
left tuurudi diew blood from Tale's
lion- in tin- si venlh I'.'ind and tho
only points 'late wond wore earned
by an m nflonnl Jab lo the nggies
sor s head
The Jinlgis decided that "Kid'1
Not foil, had won
fllah Had Distinction
of lieinf Run Over liy
II if, .,.., ,n.o...n.
CIII'UWATKIl, Wyo Dec. 11.
- l-'red ltoy.il, forty-five, sus
tained serloun Inurles hero when
he was run over by 11 four-room
The building, being transported
ai'ioss town on whirl', inn over
ltoy.il whin the Iri'til tmlWilod as
). was 1 rousing the stieet ill front
of the Llructure It was necessary
to "jack the huusu up In ordor
to extricate Hoyal,
iii.vvi.ii mi:ktinu tomuut,
Tulsa Math 24,
Takes Wife, 55;
Cupid triumphed yesterday and
tho V. W. C. A. lines n girls' dor
inltoiy secretary today us th
ruinlt of a church-choir rnmaiv"
which culminated in a little
"nowlywiil cottage last night at
'.i bo when Mrs. Jenny rurcoll
Vatcs of Win t en, n Eft years
old, became Iho blushing hrldo of
l.e.tllo JiiHoph Yiirliorough, 21
j ears old, I'lnployo hero of tho
Wilcox Oil ,- tins Co,
liu Mentally, Yiirliorough nc
qulred n step-daughter, nf. years
old, II years older than lilmelr,
In the pel sou of Mrs. Helen Hcntt
of l.oxiutou, Ky, Mis, Var
Mrs Yates lias been resident
secretary In tho girls' dormitory
at the Y, M, C, A, for sovontl
j ears. Hho met Yiirliorough when
he took up choral duties In tho
Flint Mothodhit church, whore
Mis. Yalcs huh be,.n organist, Tho
couttshlp started, It Is said, when
Mrs, Yntes took a motherly Inter
est In Yurbiirough and Mm friend
ship rapidly advanced.
iho eeieinimy was performed
before an Improvised altar In tho
III lug inum of the new ciittux"
wins o the couplu will icaldc, 70'J
South (luthrlo iiveiiuo, Mrs,
Hi oil, thu stop-daughter, was
prtscnt. Itov. J. W. Abel spoke
Mrs. Ynten, now Mrs, Yur
biirough, ends her servlco for tho
V, W. today.
STATE LOSES OUT
IN OIL TAX SUITS
At Least $100,000 in Reve-
nue Lost as Result of
THREE CASES DECIDED
Restricted Indian Londs Hold
Not Subject to Stato In
come Tax Lawg
lir Anrat1 1'reea Hint Wlr
OKLAHOMA UlTV, IJlC. 14,-j-me,
Into auprmo court today hand
down tin oo tax decisions, affecting
incomes derived from restricted In
dinn lands, gioss production taxes on
lead and zinc mined on Indian hinds
and fixation of oil value for taxa
As h result of thesu decisions tho
Income of the mate of Oklahoma will
be dvcreast'd by luoro thin $100,000
i ach year.
The decisions were:
Ono handed down by Justice Mat
thew J, Kane, affirming t tin decision
of Judge Ocuiu W, Clark In Okla
homa co-nl y dlslilct court Mint In
comes (Uilved fiom resit Ictuil In
dian lands mo not subject to Income
luxes. Frank Carter, statu auditor,
oHtlmiilnd thin (decision alonu would
ikuriiiHo the Main's luuomo at least
1 100,000 yearly. I'uder tho decision,
thu statu will lose taxes on thousands
ut ncius uf thu richest oil lands In
Oklahoma, It wm duclarvd, Income
takes nood not hu paid on money
from oil In the Osage field, according
to tho Interpretation of thu decision,
and other ccitalu properties In thu
Thu second opinion, also written
by Justice Kane, icvuised thu duel
uloii nf the statu board of equalization
by declaring that gross production
luxeu oil lend und zlno mined on in
strlclcd landa of the ljuap.iw In
dians may not bo collecied by tin.
state. Now, Iho stale auditor must
retuiu approximately $60,000 held lli,.H, only nnrr. before has the nvar
state depjsltorlis pending thu d-1 CONTINUED ON 1'AOi; i:t(IIIT
Islnn. Tho nppeiil was takitti by the I
Hkelton l.ud und 7Mw company, ; iaMITHDC TUDCATPW QTRIIfP
.Miami .liullco J II Harrison mude
In illKsenllug oplnlun In this ciuie.
(maintaining that tho tax In reality is
a HI oourly lux exacted after all guv
eminent requirements havo been met
ami the pioduulH havo been hcpaiat
ed from thu mines. His opinion do
dared the tax was not meant as n II
S II 1 1
cense against the BJivernmeiil wan s . ,,, ((,t u?rpil, of 25 por cent In
or tho leases cxenite, either by lliL.nKM ftr,J granted, union Janitors
government or the Indians.
TiiIkii Oil Company Wins
The third de.-lsion reveisnd and
remanded to thu stato board of
I .quallatlou for further nitlii mi
Uppeal of the r.xchnngo Oil enmpanv
, .rH;li fr0m .1 ruling oflthe hoard
I ,..... .i... .-1,1111. ,,f nil fur tamiiim
- t ,,. Wir(vi value
llm 1 urroni prerninm This opinion
ilso was willien by Justice Kane.
Thu ICxetiaiigo oil cnmpan, which
Is nfflllated with Mm Mlndulr Oil
enmpaiiy, Is alleged to havo solicits
oil to tint company nt the current
mai ket prion without tht premium.
1 1 offend lo pay gross production
taxes on thu amount actually puld
It by tho Hlnclalr company.
Tho board, however, raised the
tax to tneluds payment on tho usual
Kinialljttlon Hoard Krred,
Tho opinion stated that tho gross
nroductlon tax Is assessed 111 lieu of
all ad valorem taxes and must be
, lowt,M.,, nr ralrt(,(1 ny lnn ,,0!U.j
. ,.(,uilu.,lt011 to conform with a tax
which mlglll bo paid it inn lax were
assessed In another manner. Tho
court hold that accordingly thu bunrd
or red In refusing to tako testimony
offered by Mid company tending 10
showi that thu gross piodiutlon tax
was too iiign us iissr sscii.
Justices N I.. McNeil and it- o l'
M. Halncy dissented from th-d pari
of the opinion vhn h iri" a test '
for didermlnlng whutnr the tax Is.
Just by comparison with valuation
figures In the district In which Hie J
property In located.
5 BILLIONS, LOSS
IN CROP VALUES
Hulk of 1920 Production
Worth ) Pillions, Is
U. S. Estimate
A GREAT CORN YIELD
Above Million Rushels, but
Only Worth $2,198,000 on
TWAS AN ABUNDANT YEAR
Crops Off to Poor Start, but
Improved'',Steadlly ; Last
Roport Is the Rest
lly 1h AienUted l'rn,.
WASHINGTON. Dec. 1 4. eShrlnk-
art" of i nines of farm cropi ban
daced thmr tolal worth this year mi
almost l.',000,0(10,000 less ttlull list
year, niiuouRh tlin llizo harvest was
one of Mm mint nliundant In the na
tion's history with hulf u dorcn
crops breaking records.
i no important rami crops, which
fompilse nboul Do per cent of tho
value of all film crops Were valued
this year uf ID, 14. 519, 000 by
ttm department nf agriculture today
In Its final estimates.
1,111 year thesn crons; were valued
at $1 1,017, 88&.000. Acroaifo devoted
to tne important crops also tie-
reined. Mm total bcinv 3fil.Of2.40l
this year, as compared with J8,10l,-
11Z inst year, I
Tho extrnordlnnrv character of
tho harvest, which have proven to bn
among thu most abundant In the
country's history, notwithstanding
beginnings about nn iinpromldnr ns
Known, is nmpliiisiieil by tho l
eemlmr revisions of estimates," the
department nald In a statement.
rue final outcome or thu 120
Vfht-at harvest, winter and spring
combined, Is now estimated at 711.-
171,000 hushuls, compared with
OS4,:6n,noo bushels In 1!U. tills be
ing mi incieiiso over tbo earlUr esti
mates for 1020 Of 3 J, 330, 000 bushels.
Wheat Improved fttrtvllly.
"Tho ID 20 acreage abandoned
from winter killing, wan lean than
expected, and Indicated by tho vary
bad und unpromising conditions May
1. and tho Increasingly favorable
character of thu later season, per
mitted much wheat, then considered
hopeless, lo develop and como to
harvest, Tho roports of Inoiessi)
over earlier expectations of winter
wheat produced como from almost
every Important winter wheat state.
Tho greatest gain 13,000,000 Is in
Knuaiiai, tho loading producer of
winter wheat. In that statu lh In
crease was helped by an area of over
1,000.000. acres of volunteer wheat
sprouted from scattered grain In tho
autumn of 1919, which despite Its
unpromising beginning una nouut-
ful iiinsnncts in the spring of 1320.
came finally to harvest.
Acre Cut Not So Cn-nt.
in gonurul. it appears that the re.
diletliin In crop acreage. In 1920 be
low iid is less man wu tnougni
and ruportud at thu beginning nf
Mm crop season. Notwithstanding
thu early unfavorable conditions for
farm work, efforts of tho farmers to
fully seed their flrUls. assisted bv
favoring days that canio Into In tho
planting period, reiultod In plantings
greater Hum anticipated."
increases in inmost every crop
were ruiorted In thu revised produc
tion figures, as compared with the
preliminary estimates announced In
November. Corn, with a rseord crop
shows nu Increase of about 33,000,-
ouo bushels, winter wneat an
iliereaso of uhnost 48,000,000
bushels, spring wheat n de
crease of almost 70,000,000
bushels; Iwrley Increasod about 11,
000,000 bushels potatoes Increased
, 000, 000 bushels and tobacco In
creased 32,000,000 pounds!, Tho yield
of corn per aero set a record with
,,,, .ii'.., in.,. .iroiltletWiii nf HtlAl hush-
Jrsilliuilvf l i l -n w,,e w i i
i -- -
; Miwuhcrs of Chicago I'nlons lo Quit
If Not (ilwn Hlg lUI-sc.
CHICAdO, Pec. II, Chicago
Janitors Issued their "Happy Now
Year" mi sua go to upartmunt dwe.ll-
.. .t,1 lliili... tlAinnniN f,i m.
will desert their firms and go on
strike Deciimber .11, ncordlrm to
w iliin m Ouesse. nrtsldont of the
4 Thu Janitors, numbering A, 837 In
ihn city, havo boon voting for three
ilas. The results, wero 4,619 In
favor of striking and 137 ngutn.t.
The only thing which Cnn prevent
the strike, union officials say, Is an
IUCI1116U of a month per nut.
TiMSA. Iiic. M. - Minimum 5, mini.
muni ili northwrsl liiil. cti-ar
OKLAHOMA! Weilncmliy fulr. cotJfri
ArSftlisam runpsai.y ia- . cpeisri
T011WH i.iic.M. i:vi;r.
llnlary rluli, Hold iuUa li lj,
New York Life
Farmer & Duran
103 I'alaco Uldg. l'boue l&l
um, uoder Woolworth's. A4VU