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jj NOVEMBER ,
CinCl'LATION ffk (TQBf
VOL. XV, NO. 78.
HIT 'CLOSED SHOP'
Bethlehem Corporation in
Move to Protect 'Open
LIMIT ON STEEL SALES
Fabricated Product Denied to
''Strictly Union Jobs in New
York and Philndclphia
PRESIDENT GRACE WITNESS
Clashes With Untermyer Over
General Policy in Dealing
With Organized Labor
tit Th AmxfIMM rre
NEW YORK, Dec. 15. The Heth-
lehem Steel corporation will refuse
to icll fabricated steel to builder
ar.J contractors In the New York
and Philadelphia district!) for 1ml Id
lnr to bo erected on n, closed shop
That policy was dlsclnned by
ttigfne Grace, president of the
corporation, who testified toilny lie
fore tho joint legislative committee
lnvet'inUlng tho nllcgcd "bu ldlr
trum," replying to charges that Ills
corporation wa sponsoring the
"open slio" movement In withhold
ing steel from builders employing
only union iron erectors
"I think it is a proper thing to
protect tho open shop principle.
doctored Mr. Orncc. who explained
hl Bland would not ho changed
even If building operations In New
York wero to be suspended because
steel could not b obtained by union
May Extend It rollry.
Vi'liollier the corporation will ex
tend Its policy to other parts of the
country, the witness said, deponds
"enliroly on what effect I should ox
pect It to have, on our general labor
Tho uti'el magnate, wan subjected
to a severe grilling by Samuel. ITn-
tcrmyen the committee counsel.
who ha Plated that he. Untermyer
I the largest stockholder In
Charging Mr. Grace with evad
ing nucstlnns, Mr. Untermyer several
times appealed to Senator -Carspnr
seeing ennirman or mo committee,
to order tho witness to answer.
"You are not In tho offices of the
Bethlehem Steel corporation; you
are before a legislative committee."
Jlr. Untermyer reminded the wit
ness several times, nddlng that the
"president must not have Mils own
way all tho time."
Not Move "f AsacseIiiHoii.
While his corporation was n mem
ber of tho National Steel Fabrica
tors' association, Mr. (trace declared
It had acted lndcmdently of the us
relation's "open shop'1 program and
had not entered Into an agreement
"with nnv other Interests" to spon
sor the movement.
Asked whether ho believed the
Uethleheni corporation big eunuch
lo carry out Its open shop principle,
If every other steel cnmpnnv decided
otherwise, tho witness replied:
"That Is ii matter of Judgment."
I'enlng ho had attempted to die
tAto to union builders) as to how
lify should erect steel, Mr. Grace
awrted, "I told them they could
not have our fabricated steel."
When tho wltncsH denied knowl
edge, ot the movement anions fabri
cated steel manufacturers In the
united States to withhold steel from
union Mwp builders, Mr. Unter
"no you think It Is a proper thing
for manufacturers to get together
ti'l to dictate tn the builders
whether or not they shall erect
eel on union or open shop prln-
"As to the question of getting to
gether, I do not know," replied Mr.
jiroe "The question of whether
it would be a good principle 1 should
ky It would ho."
Jif'SllUP "over liked" the term
STEEL "WAGES "DOWN
Vl Itediictlon Made by Luci.rn
nr reiinsjlvniila; Ilrdiirllnu
About US Per Cent.
Jiore th,,,, , noo pn,)Ioyi,s of tlp
I U e k e n tl , ., i . .. " " .
i,; 'i ' "Miiiany wei r lonay
jntorined of n sr, per cent reduction
m wages, effective on January 1.
tiliv."Mv,n .""''cl u,1.of " rm
hnJi i '1v,!flnic will also be ollml-
hn.J1 n't,r ,nn now yp'r. the dally
iir r.,te ,CI1B H nt ,lln( ,mlrHi
stAi ,urk,'' company Is the first
nnn Lr""t'l'rn oountry to an.
2H'iet,, wtrnlirht wngn reduction.
another"'1'' y'll,rB0,f wlu'n "nu nPlP
JAe mnn wh0 "ants tho prlro bo-
itumi , w,nH ,hp n,r" la 'be man who
lo It'" !'"' Bot'8 d0"'1 "'! "It be.
lH the finish.
7he nbstlunto mnn Is unruly when
tVnl""1 ru'r n"'rs; he agrees 'f
linmuso thftt BlveH ,,lm th
mlhZ. rcn,,.0 that World-cUsslfled
vttir T' i ; .... " :nr'" nl
nnviA - "nmnu . tni-jr ure nr
ncB i... ."viiiijr jor imicK reier
at th h" r,!lf-",,rcher IiOk
re, Ad Columns today and
fle.H Bl'.trlal 'hristmns gift ( law!-
a,lj ask for Want Ad TdUr.
Deciding to Cut
lly KAUM: C. IIHCVE8.
i. ?. p. Waff Oittniiotnlcnt.
LONDON, Dec. 15. Krnm the
star chamtier session lit which the
imperial defense conimiltei! was
dellbcratltiK Hiltnlh's naval future,
leaked reports thin afternoon,
which, If true, spell wot Id momen
tous changes in the empire's marl
The most Important and substan
tial, printed In i ho Kvenlng News,
was that thu committee had do
elded to drop tho so-called "two
power policy." This, If sanctioned
by parliament will bo tho most
sweeping step In recent Drltlsh
naval history, experts pointed out.
"The two-power policy" lias
been traditional with Great Brit
ain for many decades. tinder 11
. her naval armaments were kept at
a icvei aiwayn more powerrul than
the armaments of tho two next
biggest naval powers.
The Imperial defenso conirnlttco
appointed n subcommittee which
Is empowered to ro-operato wlth
expcits In the taking of testimony
on naval matteis. '
Flood of Income Tax Mon
ey Pours in at N. Y. and
'HARD UP SAY MANY
Numbers Fail to Send in Cash
on Plea That They're Fi
Vo Relief Possible,
WASHINGTON. Dec. 13. Tho
internal revenuo bureau 'Is pow
erless under thu luw to grant any
relief trum lienulticH in In. lm.
posed on Individuals and corpora
tions, wno necuusu or 'Ulglit
money, business dojucsslon" or
for other icusous, weru unable
today u pay tlio last . instalment
of tax on their 1H18 Incomes.
This statement was made by
Commissioner William tonight,
when his attention was called to
reports from various parts of
tho country that persons and
Incorporations had Informed
revenue collectors that they wero
now financially unable to pay
taxes on tho moiioy they earned
last year. Congiess alone can
Klvo relief, ho said.
NKW YOltK. Dec. is rr,mi
nam "soi rich on ck" todav. Tin.,.
ho turned uround and paid out nil
tho money. It was tho last day for
m-jmewB una IlIHICS to pay tholf
final 1H20 installment of lnr.nm,,
nixes, or nuout JSOO.o00.0UU. lint It
also w.i.s tho day on which certifi
cates of indebtedness of about J700,-
uuu.uuu anu iniuresi on Liberty and
iruntin IWIIOUnilllg IO SMU,-
UQO.000 fell due. All day long
butchers bakers and candlestick
maker thronged the customs house
nero to pay income raxes. Mali car
ricrs unloaded pouch after pouch
filled with checks, money ordern nntl
cash of others who settled with the
government ror tho last time this
year. Midas In all his glory was
never surrounded with all the
wealth that accumulated today
around uniieotor rctiwaniH. It was
estimated that nearly $100,000,000
uas pKild In New York,
inn nnout ju. ooii.uoo duo In In
come taxes failed to appear. In
corporations nnd unemployed labor
tws sent their regrets. Tho swelling
tldo of money 1 whloh swent Into
ihelr pockets last spring was gone.
Itcndering unto i'iicIk Sam the
things that nro 1'ncle Sam's was
nndn 1mposslk:e this December by
"tlcht monev' and "business de.
nres'inn," Collector Kd wards learned
from many sources. Ho was asked
o grant excuses In Innumerable In
stances, hut was powerless to do so
Tho government will bide Its time
he collector said, but while dolnr
n, itt K per cent penalty plus l per
entElnlerest monthly, will be .Uu
nesei on thoKe who failed to square
heir' debt today.
CHICAGO, Dec. I (. Nearly half
a ml'llon persons tndnv paid approx
imately $110,000,000 Into the federal
treasury as Inrnine tax. hut some
S.000 persons have fulled to pay
'iixch niiTiiimtlng to 110.000.000. Col
li'c'or Hsrry W. Muger said tonlifht
The total revenue for the year was
about mn.OOO 000. which Is ,10..
1 100,000 less than last year. There
were ai leasi iuu.uuu moro reiorns.
BANKERS END CONVENTION
OKLAHOMA CITV," Dee, (i, -Dr.
D. P. nlchardron pf Union City.
Canadian county, tonight was elected
nresldent of the Oklflhnmn State
Hankers' association to succeed. A,
Manning of Caddo, other of
f'cets elected nre M. It. Harnett of
N'nwnta, vice prerldent; V, It, Sam
iel of Okhhoma Clty secretary;
Hert A, Hudton of ICrlck. Heckham
Alt of tho resources of nil of the
statu banks of Oklahoma, estimated
it $175,000,000, wero plnred nt the
-all of the depositors:' guaranty fund
o the end that through "Hie days
it flnnudal readjustment" the boast
if tho state mav remain 'no deposl
or ever lost a dollar In-tt state bank
Kmt ih llarmonv way At thn Harmony
CareterU, under Woolwurth'i. AJvu
AUSTRIA VOTED IN
BY WORLD LEAGUE
First of Former Enemies
to Be Accepted by
FRENCH STILL ANGRY
Mention of Germany to Fill a
Vacant Place Draws Sharp
Protest From Viviani
CHINA ELECTED TO COUNCIL
Gets on Equal Footing With
Japan; Spain, Brazil and
Belgium -Also Picked
JUKNftVA. Dec. 16. The nssembl
of' tho .league of nations elected to
day the first former enemy state
member of tho leaguo without op
position. The vote on tho admis
sion of Austria canio lifter an unex
pected passage lit arms between
Culseppe Motta, Switzerland, and
M. 'ivlanl, representing Kroneo. '
M. Motta, speaking on the report
of tho committee, recalled the re
jection of (lermany's application foi
admission by tho peace conference,
raying that Switzerland had always
regretted it and that there were now
thrteo platen vacant In the league
which ought to bo filled by tho
United States, Itussla and liermany.
At tho mention of Germany, M.
Vlvlanl sprang up and asked for
the floor. I'pon the conclusion of
M. Motta's speech, In which the
Swiss delegate nppealcd to the as
sembly for Justice, M. Vlvlanl
mounted tho tribune ana l.iuncncu
Into u fervid defenso of the French
viewpoint. It was soon apparent
that tho nsMjmbly was with him iind
his remarks were greeted with fre
ntient aimlause. When ho descend
ed from tho tribune ho received the
greatest ovation of the assembly.
The voting for the admission of
Austria immediately followed.
Thlrty-flvo voles were cast In la
vor of Austria's admission, two
members were nbsont and four ab
stained from voting.
The four electlvo members of the
league council chosen by the as
sembly today wero Spain, Hr.i7.ll,
lielglum and. WilU4,.liiu- tliwLaucccjsa.
of China coming after several bal-
lots, being greeted with enthusiastic
Ch.na took today rani; among the
principal powers directing the at
fairs of tho world, through Us eiv
try Into the council ot the leaguo of
nations. In succession to Greece.
I'ho election of China has been dis
counted lsrgoly since the assembly
previously had adopted the retain
memlatllJii of the committee of the
organization that another elective
utember be allotted to Asia. Thl
puts China on nn equal basis with
It was doubtful up lo the last mln
uto, however, whelher thu mem
bers, who for the lust few days had
been udvocatlng Slav or Scandina
vian representation, would not suc
ceed with their argument that the
Asiatic races could not expect two
places on tho council while two Im
portant Kuropcau touutiies wero not
represented at all.
'The majority of the dolegntcs,
however, held to their implied
promise, hut the success of China
was due larg"elyl to the persona,
strength Dr. Wellington Koo of the
Chinese delegation has aaqulred In
the ussembly. . .
Delegates appeared to bo less In
terested In tho election of new
the recommendation of tho coin
states to tho leaguo nnd followed
mlttce on tho admission, of new
stains, which it had long been
known as it foregone conclusion
they would approve,
SCARES WOMAN TO DEATH
(,'ouMalilo ItcnclicH for Legal Paper
She Thought tn Gel Gun.
KANSAS CITV, Dec. 15. Mrs
Catherine Coylcr. proprietor i f a
cm'eterln, died of heart disease whuii
he saw a deputy constable who was
serving garnishment paper w on hoi
son, reach for his pocket, bellevlut'
that he Intended to dniw a revolver
a i oroner's Jury found today.
Tho Jury recommended an Inves
tigation of the "unjustlliiililo i'ou-
duet" of It. K. ityland, the -rffleor
Lone "Century" Note
Will Fill Out Fund
For Empty Stocking
Kxnctly $75. 85 Is needed to put
the ICmpty Stocking Kutid of The
World over the top and to make
thu ' pobr kiddles oveijoycd on
.Letts llnlsh the good work to
day so that The, World can turn
over the $1,200 needed for Christ
mas baskets to thu Tuln.i Humane
Prcvlniialy ckoi .-lcel . .. 9J7 (0
o'Nulll Mnlu n lli'ini'ir lnir-
aiK'fi cuniii.iny anil rmploypn. . 9,0)
Tulaa .Mini t'luh sarsK" 7,80
llranibiiaiiirr uml I 2 00
.Hillra of (1 A. It 6 01
Third grsil" achiml 3. It
A Krlml In llililc .. '.'.00
.Ml ,Miiiiitl D AvrAin I. (0
For tin Clillilruii V. 1.00
A Krlfiiit S.00
K. t' Waffle llouto t'l, 00
Krncilbic Nitb-y .. ' Lit
A leu Nerley 'tM
A Prleml 1.14
Juhn II Utility 10.00
A friend . 101
lull Oil mi'l Ou roiiqiany 10, Oil
Nulla P. fiml'ii I, DO
II II, Munrini; :.00
KblilU.' I'iIcimI 3.00
Hunflowrr Tr"op Nu, I, (llrls
Sconta , S.00
Today's tetal I 1I6.IS
Total to data tl.lll.lt
Bogus Naval Officer, Held
In Kansas City, Now Claims
To Be an English Aristocrat
ICAXifAH CITY, Dec 15 Tho
transition from a iiiimiI officer In u
natty uniform to that of a prisoner
nt pollco hendquaitirs In ought a
new story today from 1'ntrick J.
Kelly, wh told of conditions In
, Ireland which caused him to oome
to this country, adopt thu nauil
uniform, marry a Kansas City girl
after a brief courtship, ' p.iss bogus
checks and forge hotel bills.
Kelly was arrested yesterday,
charged with Impersonating a
iisval officer. He had told "thrilling
tales of naval life, which c.iptlwiteil
Miss Opal Parker, ao years old,
and letl to their mairingc last Sat
urday. "lly right I am a barrister of
the crown," Kelly told officers at
pollco headquarters today with
"Incidentally I nm a graduate of
Oxfoid, n learned man." ho said,
"A few years ago I was living In
Ireland, where I was born ifi years
ago. My brother was arrested for
participation In slnn feln activities.
He wus placed in Ilrixtou prison.
"The llrltlsh government wanted
run to prosecute my own brother.'
That I could not do. Thejjoveiii-
BURNED TO DEATH
IN HER PLAYHOUSE
Edith Roberts, Four Years
UlU, Dies in Flames in
Rear of Her Home
Utile four-year-old Rdlth UobcrtH
was burned to death Wednesday aft
ornooti when a playhouse built' for
her by older brothers. In the rmr
k,f the Hubert' homo, 520 South
Kenosha, cimcbt flr
Tho L'lrl wim titnriille lioi-ntwl ,..
crlsn. The first Intimation that any
" itoiiij nau oi it lire was When
Mrs. Huberts noticed u ,!,,u.i ,,t
smoke In thu tuck yard.
airs, notions rushed to the buck
door nnd tbe reullziitlmi r i...
daughter's piedlcametit brought a
sertnm to her lips. Tho entire Itob
erts family, attracted, rushed Into
i no yaru out tno Mnzltig root had
fallen In nnd little Kdltli w.i lmniiv
iji juJSsVlU'U. Jiuciudi; wit
puueu irom me mimes by J. JJ. Hob-
ens. trie rather.
Tho playhouse was built of plno
boards nnd lis floor wan int.. ,-,.,!
with straw It Is believed Kdltlr had
been plnylng with matches, n-t rhe
straw nflro and that she was choked
. . ...... ..,.1 tn,,, ,i.-r way mum- 1 i)- mm niiorui woui'l 00
out. "The playhouse door had In taken to the United States siinreino
some manner become fastened from, court.
the Inside. Mony accruing from tho leases
ny rinoiiu ami unable to find her way
in onuiuoii 10 lidiiiuuero are rour
uioiiiurn anu two sisieis, none or 1 ,1'iiro. or (lutlirle appointed by l ed
whoi were In the playhouse, at thccnti Judge Coltorul as rei.elve.r foi
.nn- vi inn me.
Man Robbed, Beaten
and Thrown in Fire
OILUOV, Car., Dec. 15. County
authorities and pollco ' toduy were
searching for tho perpetrators of a
ghastly murder on a highway south
of hero which was revealed with the
finding of tho body of it man pnr
trlally cremated over a ramp,, fire,
The man had first been beaten with
a blunt Instrument and his body
then tossed Into thu flro In nu effort,
nparcntly, to hldo tho crime. '
A half burned pocketbnok found
.nearby showed tho victim was a
larm nanti wno recently camn nerc
from (ho cast, Tho pockctbook was
Union Painters Cut
Own Wages $1 a Day
MOIH'Htl.V. Mo.. Deo. 1.', I'nlnn
paliitels of this eltv Ii.'ivh vi.ieil ,
themselvcii a reduction In wages
from S""j cents nn hour tn 75 cents.
was a desire to aid In reducing costs
Mr. Business Man
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THIS OKKKlt nXPIHKH DUO. 24, 120.
incut brought prcssuro to bear
upon me. 1 fled to Australia, then
to San Kranclsco, I adopted tho
naval uniform lo hide my Identity
"After coming to Kansas City 1
met .Miss l'aiker. It was love at
first sight. I gave her my right
name when we wero married, but I
gave a bogus check to the minister
"I want to keep inr wife. I lied
to her about all thoso thrilling ex
periences, but I'm sony"
Kolly poses as one "of the men
who made the transatlantic trip In
the seaplane N(M. Ho wntu the
uniform of n lieutenant, lie met
his wife at it parly and after a
brief coirtshlp nmirlril her.
"It's all a mistake; I don't want
to see hint again," his brldn ssld
Several ministers reported to the
police that Kelly had obtained
small nmoutitii of money fiom
thorn. Fiom one mlnlslor he re
ceived monev to go to Chicago,
whoio. he M.Hd. tin was In tumble
over a K.
To otheis he told a similar stor''
He mentioned jniitual aeqiinlnt
iinces In I)s Angeles mid San'
Pranrlsrn to establish himself
LOST TO STATED
Government Wins 6-Year
Fight Over Arkansas
lly .orllrrt l'm Slit AVIfo,
OKLAHOMA CITV. Dec. 15.
Claim td the sum of f 1 31.341.61 held
In escrow wus lost by tho statu of
Oklahoma ns the result of a decision
handed down by the United Htates
cticillt colli t of anneals nt Hi. LonU
yesterday In regard to ownership of
nn- ueu 01 me Arsnnsas river be
tween usage and Pawneu counties.
telegram announcing thu decision
was received at the ktato uttoruay
noncr.-il's department today.
Under the theory that thu Aiknn
as river Is navigable and Us bed
state property, tho cnmrnlisluner of
tin hind officii leased It for oil mid
gat purposes to a number of oil
companies. On April , 1014, the
hi4ui3.-uV4U'JiiniiL filed, suit. against
tho lessees anil tho state, claiming
rnai tno river is not navigable and
that the bed la the property of the
Osage Indian nation.
The state had fought tho case for
six yen is In ninny coin Is. and It wnu
unnounceii a trie attorney general's
ouice innay iiiar appeal would bo
wan held in escrow by Frank 1 1. .Me.
,1110 propel lies.
ONE MILION FIRE LOSS
MihIImui lllne llrnnglit I'rnler Con
Tnd After Hard I'lulit: High
Wind Snreail I Ire.
ST, LOUIS, Dec. 15. Kirn which
destroyed 'tho plant of tho llelm-
I .i i lir r l''orge nnd Rolling Mill com
pany at MiidlJnn, III,, near here to
day, causing a property loss esti
mated at (1,000,000, was under con
Panned bv a fast wind, the fire
spread rapidly tn uu adjacent dwell.
Ing section and at noon an hour
after the file started 25 homes had
been burned partially. ,
Tho origin of tho firo hns; not been
determined. A man named Dan
Hogau was struck by a flying piece
of flnmlug drdirls and burned se
verely. He was the only person
knnwif to have been Injured soverly.
ilthnUKh several persons wero over
come by smoke. The 500 cmployin
of the mill esc-iprd In'ury, It war
n ,, m,,il nfHr'lfil,, rtf Ihn mill ,llu
I il,,,r r.nw.it t lint two li.nl I,
Illinois Tn 10 Cents.
SI'ltlNGfiKLD, III., Dec. 15. The
uhili, c'il fi,r 1I11 ii'iiH rlvntl ill
, HI. " " "
Mo rents today by the levy board.
your niinual Christmas Ilargtln
remittance to 'cover.
FOR HOME SPIRIT
Mothers' Duty to Keep
Om- nme .Standards
Up, He Says
TAKES A RAP AT RICH
Doesn't hike Practice of Tak-
hK Children 'of Wealthy
From Public Schools
FOR WOMAN IN HIS CABINET
Presidont-FlccL Finds General
Approval of Plan for Wel-
MAillON. Ohio. Dee. 16,Amer-
lean mothers were asked by President-elect
Hnnlljig tonight to give to
school officials ami other public
servants it full measiiio of co-opcr-itlon
In the educational, lollgliius
Rind physical training of children,
Speaking here before a stale meet-
Ing of the Child Conservation league,
Mr, Harding declined It thu duty of
motherhood to keep tho old time
home spirit alive, In spile of the
glowing tendency to entrust thn In-
strii.-tloii of thn child almost wholly
10 public Institutions. Hn iniido a
particular plea thut religious train
ing be kept within the province of
ihn hearth, mid voiced 11 hope for n
revival of religious leverence In thu
trying Mines ahead,
PI1111N for Democracy.
Tho president-elect alsstiiskrd that
public welfare agencies of the nation
be. kept democratic, and expressed
disapproval ot the practice of thu
.ton 111 withdrawing tne-lr children
from the public schools and entering
hem hi nrlvntu institutions. Ho re
affirmed his hdpe that great good
would bo accomplished by tho new
public welfare depiiitmenl tn be pin
posed by his administration and wild
ho had found sentiment 111 ami out
11 congress strongly supporting the
The addtcss was dellevered at the
ml of one nt Mr, HarOlliK'n busiest
days since he began his consultations
on tin association of nations mid
other public problems. His callers
m luded Itnymond Itoblns of Chi
wage, a foiiuci- kiuler pf tho pro
gicsslvo party: Senator A, II. Vail
if New Mexico, and lleorgn 1' red
Williams it former Ameilcnii mill
ister to Oreccc, nnd the conferences
,iie understood to have covered many
foreign nnd domestic mucmiioiis.
rail Visits Kcnnllir.
Mr. Fall, Iho first member pf the
leuiite to Visit the pl'csiusnl-elcct
idncu his return to .Marlon, camn
nun Washington and Is said to have
jlvcn Mr. Harding detailed mlvleo
111 numerous iiubjecis turn navu been
allied over among republican load
its In copgress.
It was Indicated that cabinet se
lections wits one of tho topics ills.
ussed and that much attention was
ilso given to the financial situation.
Mr Kail Is an advocate of linnieill-
itu aid, to tho agricultural interests
of the country nnd told the prcsl-
lent-elect that unless something w'as
lotio within tho next t linn months
setloiiii disorder of food markets
Tomorrow (lovcrnor ooolldge of
Massachusetts, thu vlro president-
lect, will talk over nuiiiiiusirution
pollcicH with Mr, Harding.
in his niliirrss nero loiugiu, neun
tor Harding s.ild:
Ilnils Idea Popubir.
"in mv address to women voteis
last October 1, I spoke of my desire
hat there shall bo created in our
government a department of public
welfare. It Is with some satisfac
tion that I urn now ablo to suy to
you that slum the election I havti
had opportunity to dlscuos thn prv
posal wllli a number ot Ic.idcm ot
liberal public thought In ami out
of cnugiess, with reference to 1 rys-
alll.lm; If Into a legislative accom
plishment and have found them
i.u.-. n:, 1.11 tin I'aiii. 1 11 111 1 i.r.n
HAM0N CASH TIED UP
VKlll.OOll He Won In Cotton Deal is
ill Litigation; MlhMiuii heel.
lo 'I'll x Money,
lly AM'iilati") I'll.. Stala Wire.
OKLAHOMA I II I, Dec 15
Nearly $1011.000 or $111,051 owed
he .lake Hmnn eslaln by l lie Hous
ton Klble eoinpimy of Kansaa t Ity
was tied up vesleiday by a petition
In district couit by Howard II
llnpps. attorney for Kinnk L Ketch,
administrator of the estate. Tho
money, It Is .daluied Ii due the
1 1 n moil cMnto as the lesutl of n cot-
n deal linide bv Mr Hamoli short
ly before Ills death.
A member or the iiniiNion rune
company recently dleii and me
state Is In the rout'ts It Is ssld !!
Statu of Mlsoilil is seeking lo col
lect lnlieiltanee lax on Ihn money
made by Mr. Hainan In the cotton
The company Is willing to pay the
money due Hie estate but the action
Is taken, Hopps declined today, to
prevent the Slate of Mlisourl fiom
collecting the tax. Ketch claims
tlml ax the deal was made In Okla
homa bv a ri piesentallve of the I
KansriH city cnmp.iny, the .'Pate of.
MNiouri is not entitled to collect the
Tl'I.SA, llr-e 15- MH.lnmm SI. mint
mem M: nnrlhwi'.t wnla, ilmr
JKI,.WIOMA Tliuraday niul Krlilay.
A lilt A NH AH Tliurrday ami Krlilay fair.
TOOW'H I 0'AI. r.VKNTH,
I.lorta (lull, Hot. I Tlll.a, MJ.
Hoard nt tr '.'rea of Krmlull cnllaiir.
A'lminiAir uinn nuiinuir, ig m hi
I Hvimd nf rikmienna, Aihnlioalrutlnn
liUlldlllX, 2 i 111
funeral Illrrctuis. 610 8. nouliler. IMinnaa
O. 16II-I COO. Ambulant Mrvlco, A Jvt.
You Can't Cany
Enough Hides to
Buy Pair Shoes
NLW VOHIC, Dec. ii"..- Tlu ro Is
110 man living with sufficient
strength to carry across it slieet
enough hides to bring tho price
of n good pair of shoes, C. II.
lljile of Oklahoma told tho funn
els' committee or 17 at II n meet
ing today, In discussing tho whole
sale and retail cost or livestock
"Wo found by Investigation that
it would take a heavy team of
horses to carry enough cow hides
oxer a country road to pay for a
new set of harness, " said Mr,
Hyde. "We, found that butcher
stock averaging !2 pounds was
selling for 5 rent n pound, or
$52 and that the fanner got that
amount for raising, rationing,
shipping ami caring for his slock
In addition to paying comtnlssloti
and yurdngn fees, TI1W1 we found
that retail butcheis suhl tho same
niiimnl for $37 more than was
paid by I be packer -not counting
the by-products. Including the
The rommlllee, appointed bv
the American Kami lliirenu I'til.
trillion to Investigate farm mar
keting conditions, adjourned (.
day and will recoiiveiiu Decem
ber 1 7.
IN DEFI TO U: S.
Carlton Will Connect Ca
bles Despite Wilson
Protests, He Says
RAPS NEWS CENSORS
Telegraph Company Plan In
dependent Connections With
lly Tht AncllN,l Prraa.
WASHINGTON, Dee. 15. Notlco
was given thn Amcrleun government
today by Newcomb Carlton, presi
dent of tho Western I'nloii Telegraph
compuliy, that his compnny Intends
to connect Its new cablo from liar-
hadots with Its lliii'H I 11 till, 1 T.i 1 1 . t
StateH by means of existing cables
S'1! P'llr,"cs of tho opposition
i i-rrniiiviu iviiuon anu tho slate
Mr. Carlton's statement was made
Hi lenuriionv lierore Mnnh, nl,.r.
state commertu sifbcoiniiilttea which
i.h oiiore it nu administration
measure giving tho executive, dopart-
....II t lllinilllliu I'llllirill llVfC flm luntl-
ing of culilu lines 011 American soil.
lie was 0110 or roiir wiinau,, ....
tiiiiriim 111 tno opening or an Inuiilry
Into the whole subject of cnblo com-
iiiuiiif-iLiioriM rrnrn u'tinu,. tAttii,,,,,,,.,
tne comiiiiiice iluveloped, among
other things, that thn AII-Amercun
inc.i an .muriciin concern,
Is engaged, with the siionnri or t ,..
siitie tinpartnieiit, in it fight itgulust
ton tvetiirnr union piaiis ruriher In
pany of Ute.u llrltaln and tho West.
in t'liKin, in an eirort to break the
'able molionolv en lo veil bv Mm llr.i.
ish company in Iliazll.
There also was testimony that
sumo foreign governments aril subsl-
iiziug news agenules disseminating
reports in other countries uml tlnn
thn Welsern I'riton plans further In-
lepeiiueiii connections through
Amertcatl cahlu lines to Itulv. llol.
land mid Scandinavia.
Tho committee will continue its In
lulry tomorrow mid again next wimi,
and- It plans to Immlro parllciarly
11, u ..innvioiiiiiiiiiii ot .tmericaii
unwn abroad nnd tho handling of
abb) mcssfltrcH of Ainerlenn llmm
seeking foreign business. These sub
jects were touched upon generally
today and tho committee received
suggestions fiom Mr. Carlton that In-
ilepemient cabin Hues bo established
between the I'nlted States and Japan
tuu inu iwuieu Klines nun oulnir for
liu exchange of news betweun those
Mrs. H anion Allowed
$5,000 Each Month
11 Amnrliilnt l'ri. sutn Wlrf.
AltDMOHIJ, Dee. 15, Mrs. Jake
L. i I it mi i it, widow of the late repub
lican nutloii.il committeeman, will
ncelve $5,000 n month from the
ILimon estate, through a couit utdcr
Issued by Judge M. K Winfrey of
the county couit. Olive Hello her
daughter, will icctlve U' oUO a
month, n ml Jnkn L. Ilnnion, Jr.,
will iccelvo $250 a month.
Ruins of Prehistoric
Town in New Mexico
Found by Explorers
NKW YOltK, lire. 15.-Discovery
of the ruins uf a pre
hisiorlc village and enmetnry In
which wero many relics of greut
value, in ihij Navajo country of
N'ew Mexico, was anuoliriced to
day bv the American Museum of
Natural History. Tho dlscnery
was made by an exploration
party, headed by Kurl II. Morris,,
which has been conducting
ixcava'lons In tho Pueblo com
munity dwelling at Axtec, New
Krngmeiits of polished pottery,
glistening in thu sun, led ino
party "by niero chance" to the
now discovery, ..Mr. Morris wrote
to headriuaiicrn here Hundreds
of pottery vessels of artistic de
sign, nnd scores of ancient tombs
which revealed maiiv Interesting
habits nf living wt re linear lied
he h.i lil.
"There had bun u ire I r it ii 2"
dwellings in tiu' villiBc, ' h"
wrote, 'varylnt; in ela-i from four
to as mair as 30 I ooms. '
PRICE 5 CENTS.
RED RIVER CASE
OPTO HIGH COURT
Justices Give No Indica
tion of When Decision
Will Be Given
ORATORY FLOWS FREE
Froolinff Makes Great Plea
and Is Congratulated; Cure
ton, Pailoy, Others Talk
BACK TO TREATY OF 1819
AKioement Between U. S. and
Spain, After Near War Over
Poundary Is Recalled
lly I1AHCOM N. TLMMONS
World Washlnirtoii Cotroiponrtant
WASHINGTON. Dee. IS..
first Inn In tho linn nnn nnn nutn.
hnma-Tuxits ltinl river oil boundary
suit was passed this nftornori when
after a full dav of argument oral
presentation of the question of laW
yns completed after a field day of
oratory, such ns tho supreme court
has not recently heard.
When J. P. Krnellng, silver
tongued Oklahoma attorney general
concluded his argument at 4:20
Chlof Justleo White promptly called"
thn next case nnd thn Toxas and
Oklahoma attorneys filed out and
gnthered nbnut Kroellng to offer
congratulations on his masterly ef
fort. Texas nnd Oklahoma ntPir
and women,' Including ninny con
gressmen nnd their wives surround
eel Kreellnii to offer" congratulations.
No Indication of Decision.
Meanwhile the court hns pro
ceeded to tho next ease without hav
ing given any Indication as to when
a decision on tho matter argued yes
terday and today might bo made.
nnd .upon which decision depends
,,. ..ll.... ,.. .1 L. .
i4.iu .,.ii,ti iii tuu i itau, iviirii t
could an Inkling be obtained as to
which Justice might write, the de
clslon of thn court. Chief Jutli;n
White and nil ot tits eight associates
had carefully questioned the at
torneys at Intervals during the trial.
Whllo Justice Vandeventer, Pitney
and Holmes have boircriteT que
tloneni, It wan noted that Justice
Day had been most interested in
asking about tho record and thoro
was a belief that cither Justice) Day
or Justlcu Pitney would write tho
At tho end of argument today
both Oklahoma and Texas counsel
agreed that If tha court decided that
the middle of stream ut Its ornidary
now is nodded upon as tho boun
dary their Texas will have won a
nmplftr. victory and the receiver
ship of oil territory along the bor
derland will be terminated, Hut
If tho court decides that thu south
hank nf the Ited river is tha boun
dary, then tha rase Is only begin
ning. Thu court must decide which
of the sandy wastea along the stream
forms thn bank, Oklahoma will
claim that tho course of thu river
hns shifted northward since thn
treaty between tho United State
and Spain In 1819, and placed In
Texas much laud that really be
longs tn Oklahoma,
Hinges on flrca-r Cos).
It was apparunt that whether th
c&so is to bo Nottlod as a result of
tho arguments and evidence Just
presented deponds upon whether tho
court derides that certain wordH
In thu Hreer county casu was really
tho decision of court, or a meru ex
pression of private opinion by thn
Into Justleo Harlan, who rendered
Justice Hnrlaiid In this opinion
said that tho south bank of thn
south fork of Itcil river was tho
boundary line, Oklahoma contends)
that this W'ns the decision of court.
Texas contends that It was the pri
me opinion or j tinned iiarinud una
that the llreur county case really
was not n boundary case, but a stilt
Today saw the real oratorical flru-
works of the argument. Attorney
fleneral Cordon nf Texas finished
his effort nnd wits followed -by
former I'nlted Slates Attorney Ocn
eral Thomas W, Oregory for Texas;
former I'nlted States Senator Joseph
W. Itnlley and A. Harrlgau of Wichi
ta Kails for the claimants under
Texas title, and Attorney General
Creeling of Oklahoma. Tho speech
of Senator Italloy, whnne actions,
wero IjcIiib closely watched by th
Okliihomuus, failed to create any
sensation. He spoilt) for n few min
utes, urging on tho court that thn
land really belonged to Trxis and lt
possession had been undisputed for
more than 100 years. Bailey then
yielded to M. II. Caddlgan of
Wichita Kails, who spoke along tho
sntnu Hues for 30 mlnuten,
Moro Ii ii lit Hearing,
Tho day again had Us amusing
Incidents. Attorney (Iregory tor
Texas, who had been limited to an
hour, spoke sn rapidly In nn attempt
to pe In nil his argument that Chief
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