Newspaper Page Text
RELIABILITY CHARACTER ENTERPRISE
'OKLAHOMA'S GREATEST NEWSPAPER
AVERAGE SWORN NET PAID
CIRCULATION QQ CQK
VOL. XV, NO. 83.
TULSA, OKLAHOMA, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 21, 1020
20 PAGES PRICE 5 CENTS.
HARRIS WINS OVER MRS. HAMON. 49-27
MAN DIES TRYING
TO SAVE FAMILY
August Lundquest Killed
By Santu Fa Train at
CAR DEAD ON TRACK
With Family in Machine, Cer
tain to Be Hit, He Re
fuses to SafcSelf Alone.
OTHERS INJURED, TO LIVE
Woman and Four Children
Escape Death; Boy Tells of
) August Lundquest, 30 yours old, an
611 field worker ot Fort Scott, Karl..
deliberately went to his death taut
night rather than step naldo nnd hvq
his wlfo nnd four children meet
what he thought was certain de
struction. Standing on the Santa Ko railroad
track at a crossing about a quarter
of n tnllo south of Owasso shortly
after dark last night, with his auto
mobile stalled on thu track, his wife
and children still in the car nnd no
time remaining for them to clamber
out before nil onrushlng passenger
train would crash into the machine.
Lundquttft, waving u little pocket
flashlight in u desporr.lt! effort to
attract tlio attention of the dnglnocr
on tho passenger train, refused to
leap from tho rails to safety. Ho
was struck by tho engine and dashed
to death. '
Xono of Otlicrs Killed.
Lundquest's automobllu was hurled
from the track, but mt onq of its
occupants was mortally hurt, ac
cording to reports from tho Okla
homa hospital, whoro tha injured
wife, and tho four children were
ttktn. latn last night.
According to an account of tho nc-
cuitm related to passengers on the
tram by liirl .Lmndquest, 12, tho old'
t ot tho four children In tho acci
dent, the Lundquest cur became
tailed on tho track before tho train
came in sight. Lundquest got out
and was trying to push the machine
across when tho train wan heard
leaving Owasso, about a quarter of a
miio away, tiio boy tola i- it. Alien,
a Tulsa attorney, who was on tho
train, that his father called for his
flashlight to "fine" tho train and told
his family to keep their Heats ns he
would bo nblo to Htop tho train. Not
until It was too Into for his family
to Si t out of tho car did Lundquest
realize that hn was not colni? to be
able to stop tho train, according to
mc story ns Allen got It from tho hoy
Then, rather than save himself alone,
he stayed on tho tracks and was
Engineer Didn't Soo Light In lime.
O. It, wilklns of Chanufe. Knn.
tnclneer on the train, was reported
to h.ivo told nassengors that ho did
not see Lundquest waving tho flash
Wit In time to Btop his engine but
was slowing down us best ho could
u uio ii mo oi tno crnsn.
Tho wife. Mrs. Ethel Lundquest,
was cut about tho face and badly
uiuistMi una ncr oacx was injurcu
out sho Is cxneeted to recover.
One of tho children, Edith, 9, was
seriously cut nnd bruised and suf
fered a contusion over tho left eye
Her Injuries aro considered serious,
Tits other children. Karl. 12: Lota
8, and Dion, S, wcro only slightly
Trnln IMrlm T'i Victims.
The train was brought to n stop
a snort (Usance beyond tho grossing.
'JndflUest'a linilv vn ntftrn,! ittinnrrl
the train and brought to Tulsa. The
mother and four children wero nil
hroiiRht to Tulsa on tho train and
""en to tho Oklahoma hospital
Whrrfi thev nPA tiMni? pnrH fnr.
Tho Lundquests woro on their way
from tho Texan oil flolds, where
j-undqtiest had been employed, to
"wr uomo in Fort scott.
Tillsjins Visit fnlloiur.
Jtark E. Carr and N. H. Oraham
ftfwrned Monday from ruvottovllle,
Art tl'li.rn 1 1. . 1 i.u
ui M. Galloway, who has returned
Irnm T,, .. ... . . .
ij.uiiu i.reeK, .Mien,, 10 mo
- ,u , nioiuer at i-ayeucviii
'ney rennrt tl.nf v..i iu r.,nfii, i,,
Proved In health and that ho hopes
iuiii io xuisa witnin ma next
Mrs. A M T, -. .1 w. n
V" , . aim .nro. u. i
um uay .to day advertising in theito
wees Individual items ,of furniture
?uhr" fllHn0 ' certain household
" uooui so oitcn, that tnoy
fur ,i ?rsxm "p 0 ner. p C.9C?.
hv" , . """-vi ana wnicn wicy
. the party Belling Is moving out
best You cnn plck Ulf tho vnry
javertlsemcnta. and then furnish
KZ v" "omo aimout iiko new a
h,MVory sma";8t cost,. All house
?"." goods for H&ln ndi mint b
tHi V? advance Call Osago C00O
i?r Ml information. ml''IAr
.fl? "u trtaa Uio Christnuw (Jlft
Real Cold Wave .
To Usher First
Ily Associated Press Stale Wire.
OKuAIIOMA CITY. Dec. 20c-
Anothcr cold wave, to be accom
panied by rain or snow, will bo
ushered In by tho first day of
winter tomorrow, It was annuunced
nt the weather bureuu hero to
night. Tempqrnturrs are expected
to drop to 20 degrees nbovu zero
over tho ' state by Wednesday
Thero li every indication tit
Tuesday, tho shortest day of the
year, win uo snori ana snappy,
tho weuther men say, Thu mini
mum temperatures or tho com
snap, will "bo reached Wednesday
morning, with n moderation of
tumpcraturo during tho latter
days of tho week, according to a
prediction at thu bureau tonight,
Indications of a Vomlng cold
wuvo wcro felt In Tulsa last night.
Thunder and lightning accom
panied a rain which hit Tulsa
with tho forco of a cold southwest
wind sbout 5:30 Monday evening
and continued for an hour and a
half. Although predicted, no sue'
fell. It was getting coiner rap
idly after midnight.
ON TARIFF PLAN
Open Antagonism to Ford-
ney Plan Found in
Senate and House.
0 BE UP WEDNESDAY
Sponsor Admits It Isn't Per
fect But Declares It's the
Best to Be Had.
WASHINGTON; Dec. 20. Preset!
tatlon of tho Kordncy emergency
tariff bill in tho house and decision
at its supporters to call it up for
onstdorauon Wednesday was roi-
lowed today by expressions of open
antagonism both In tho house and
senate. Tho opposition, hitherto
manifest only to u slight extent, was
ntenslfled by the tiling oi minority
lews ot Representative itainey,
democrnt, Illinois, .scuthlnxly de-
otinclng thu megtmrii from begin-
tine tu end and by decision of the
senuto steering committee to resist
nasty enactment ot any sucn legls
Chairman Fordncy of tho house
wnjs und means committee, in re-
oi'tlng the measure, urged action
not because It was" perfect hut he
cause it was tho best obtainable un
der tho circumstances. The report
declared that remedial legislation
was urgently necessary to correct a
situation which wus described as
rapidly becoming worso and likely to
bring ruin to tho agricultural Indus
Would Itaisu llcvoTiup,
The filing of tho commlttco'x renort
aiucioseu tnnt tno measure hud been
applicable for a period of 10 months
irom passage instead or thu one
year period previously fixed. Chair
mnn Tordney submitted with tha
report estimates of tho treusury da
partmcnt showing that, on tho basis
or nvallablo import figures, approxl
matciy iiao,uuu,uuu in revenue
would be derived from tho duties
o bo Imposed undtir the measure.
Tha commodities onumerutcd In the
ill! now produce Ivan than )S,000.
As finally approved and reported
to tho house, tho bill carries Import
initios on cornmouiticH wnicn, to
gether with tho rates agreed on In
committee and the estimated revenue
lu come lliererrotu, tollow
Commoillty l'rorosrd duty
wnt son tiumci I
wneat flour ao per ceni ,. .
Corn tie tiuslirl
Jleanii 2c pound
l'eanut unibolled Jo podnd,,
roamitii nholled lo pound ..
rotatoe 35c uuHhel
OnlonB 40a bushel i-
nice, cleaned 2c pound . ..
Itlce, uncleaned 1 l-io pound
flour, meal nnd broken rlce-2-
Illce, unhulled 2.4e pound ,,
Lomons l-4c pouml
Oils, rniinut 26c gallon ....
OII, cottonieed 20o Ballon .,
Oils, soybean 2 Oc gallon
Cattle Jo per ci-nt
2. 479. 400
Bhesp 11 v. head
Lambs II a haaj (no
Xluttim and lar.ib 3 1-Sc sound l.CtCTI
Wool, washed 50o pound .... 21,600,000
Wool, unwafhrd tta pound 9.S00.000
Wool, manufactures of 6o
Dound 11.: tO, 800
Wool, nenurcd (lc DOUnd ... 49,000,000
On the voto in tno ways ana
means commltteo on reporting tho
bill, two republicans and four demo
crats voted In the negative. Ilopre
CO.VTINUKU ON PAGi; SllVKNTELN
Movies in Homes of
Wealthy liritom to
Keep Servants Happy
LONDON", Dc UO. Advcrtl-sc-meiitrt
for MTVuntH In-tho 'limes
tcwluy ifveiiUtl Hint inoiltig plo-turt-H
liuvu lM.-4'il inlro4luc4Ml In tho
homes nf tlH wealthy to Itcvp Uio
lielp (Miiitciitril. Komo rich llrltons
IHHO lllllll hlllUll lll4'Ht4TII III
nectUm with iliulr Iioiih-h nil
moving pletuni 4-nU'rinlnnn:nts
aro glvMi i-vi-ry rvwilnif for the
Uf Ml PCM PD WIT
TULSA MILK PRICE
Sweeping Reductions Are
Approved in Meeting
of 40 Producers.
20 CENTS, PEAK PRICE
More Than 20 Cents Is
Frowned Upon by Health
QUART, 15 CENTS TO GROCER
Wholesale Price Is GO Cents a
Gallon, by Recommenda
tion; Small Profit.
"Don't Day more than 20 cunts a
quart for milk."
Hint is thn official mlvlen or Un
ity health depurtVucnt, issued after
liieetlnir attended bv utnirnxImatoU
4b of thn ri')irn"ntatlV(V milk pru-
ucers and dalrj" 'men ot Tulsa
At that meeting it was definitely
eclded to reduce tho price of milk
o the retailor 12 cents a gallon, or
cents a uuart, making 60 cent tne
wholesale- nrlco a gallon. Half of
this reduction Is borno by tho pro.
ducer and the other half by tho dls
rlbtitors, which arethe local dairy'
men and dairy companies.
Thu reduction Is already In effect
and is concurred In by virtually every
dairyman una producer in tliu coun
ty, According lo 1', 1 Long, chief
sanitary inspector for tno iicaitii ue
por tno past nix moniiMS- mosi or
the retail milk dealers linvo charged
ia cenis a uu.iri lor miiK. n oniy
the reduction of 3 cents a quart wero
taken into consideration, milk should
now bu selling to uounumers tor
cents a quart. Hut, according to
ong, retail dealers In milk havo
been charging a 'long'r price when
they sold mllK nt 25 cents a quurt
making more profit than could bu
reasonably expectod. Ho with tho re
duction by producers nnd dairymen,
merchutits can reduco tneir retail
price to 20 cents and yet mako a fair
margin or proui, i4ong ussurica.
Twenty cenw is cnuugn, uc ue
clared. "Customers should refuso to
pay more than that price, it may bo
that some of the retail dealeis will
try to keep tho price up to 2f centB,
but they are not jubuncu in so uomg.
Tho i-ctullur can sell milk for IS
cents a nuurt and still mako money,
So ho cannot consistently refuse to
lower his price irom 25 cents to -o
Tho action of tho producers and
dalrv men eamu about through their
desiro lo co-operato In tho wave of
prlco reduction that is sweeping tne
nation, Long wild. With lower prices
for feed, they found they could lower
tho prlco of milk slightly nnd yet
make n fair profit. However, they
unnt tho consumer to get tho nd
vantage of this reduction and thoy
find that tho retail prlco hiiouui uo
not moro than 20 cents a quart.
Tho Oualitv Ico Cream company
at 7 West Haskell Is ono of tho few
rctal ers that has maintained tno
nrlco at 20 cents- This prlco will
not be changed for tho present,
was said Monday. However, It was
stated that this company Is paying
only cents u gallon less than
was beforo tho dairymen madu tho
At thn Carnation Grocery at C16
South Main, milk Is still selling for
25 cents a quart. No reduction In
tho wholesale price had been mado
tin to Monday night. It wns sapi. "i
there Is a reduction In the whole
salo price, thero will doubtless ho a
HlllllliU II'llUeilDII 111 UIU IV1UII litliv.
was tho statement Issued.
riu store. 1H (ViiIh ivr.
Theio linn been no reduction In
(hn uhnlosnln or thn retnl nrlro' o
in lir nt .till nil's L'rncrrv. 01f, houin
Madison, uccordlng to Information
obtained theru Monday afternoon,
Tho retail prlco remains at 23 cents
Up to Saturday, (Jetrs i nsn gro.
enrv. xTn. i. nt Ton wt-si rnrK sireei
na d 72 cents a galinn wnniesaie,
Saturday the prlco wns reduced to
ranla nnr! nn MonilsV It WOS reduce
n ns pentH. Whllo tho wholesal
prlco was 72 cents a gallon, the storo
sold mllK lor "ju cenis a qii.iri,
cording to Charles Colo, manager,
with h reduction of S cents a gal
Ion wholesale, the retail prlco was
reduced to IS cents quart, givini
consumers tho entire benefit of th
Cnunlr. Past 80. Die
in Fife Hunting Home
r.T.noilADO. Ark.. Dec. 20. Mr
and Mrs. James Melsnor, poth past
80 years nf ge, wero burned to.
denth in their home nix miles west
hern sometimo iusi nignc inei
rlinrrf.il bnilles WITR follnil till
morning In tho oshes. Noignuors
knew nothing of tho fire until this
TUI.HA, Dec. 20. Maximum 41: mini
mum lot southeast winds, cloudy; preclpl
latlnn .13. .
OKl-SlinVfA: Tuesday rain or snow,
roiiier. with a cold wave; weunrsda
probably fair: continued cold.
Arltaniaat Turs'Uy rain, colder, with
cold wavej Wednesday . probsbly fair,
colder In east, continue,! cold In w
Kaneas: .Rnow n west, rain turning t
snow In esst portion Tueilv. Wodnesday
Returning to Ardmore;
Scribe Interviews Her
Chicago Writer in Copyrighted
Woman SoiiKht for llamon Kilhnjf in Chihuahua, ftlcxico,
and That She, Is Returning to Surrender; Narrative Says
She Frankly Admits Slaying Millionaire and Will Tell
Jury So; Declares She and Hamoti Reconciled in Hospital
and She "Still Ixjves Him."
Clara in Chihuahua City, Says Her Father.
EL I'AKO, Dec. 20..J. L. Smith,
Ardmore, Okla., on a charge of murder In connection with the fatal
shooting ofj.lako llamon, today satd ho was nxsurcd that bin dauuhtei-
hh unto In Mexico with his sou, James, and that he behoved thu sister
and brother were In Chihuahua City.
"Wo undeistattd Clara Is willing
not como to El riiso, nut again sun may, it is most Illtoly, however,
(hut sho will surrender lit Knrt Worth, for her attorneys uru tlu rn und
we havo hoen Informed by them that
"It is a mutter ot severui nouis,
un. ho added. "She and her brother
enter the statu lomo jther way."
nv HAM IlI.Allt.
tff Correspondent of Universal Pcrvtc.
,r-.,...rl.,l,i 1150 bv ttnlvernal Hrrvltr)
Copirlahl HI) ty I'hlcago Herald and
(Cpyrlslit 1920 by Ham lllalr.)
HU l'ASO. Texas, JJec. 13. Clara
Smith llamon is on hr way hack Jo
Ardmore, Oklahoma, to faco n Jury
on a chargo of slaying Jako L. Hapi-
on. multimillionaire oil magnate and
republican national committeeman
Sho will tell tho Ardmoro Jury the
story sho told mo last night In the
public park "t Chihuahua, Mexico,
Tho story rusneu in a cumax wun
the account of tho last meeting of
llntnnn nnd Clara, In tho Ardmore
hospital after tho shooting.
It cloaca Willi a ueneuirunn oiiiiiu
BIG STILL FOUND
N TULSAN'S HOME
Jlaborate Outfit Seized
In Raid on House at
1732 S. Quaker.
What was declared by officers to
hn tho b Kcest and best equipped
still ever captured In Tulsa county
was found yesterday afternoon ny
police and federal officials In ono
of Tulsa's fine residences. The still
was In tho basement of a larg
housu at 1732 South Quaker and
when found was running full blast.
C. Couk. who claims He lives in
thu house, was attending tho still
at the tlmo ot his nrrcst.
Cook's wlfo and lH-monms-oid
baby woro In tho houso nt tho time
of the raid.
Cook refused to talk and Jlis
Inuor transactions ato not as yet
established by thn offlcere.
Tho houso nt 1732 south Quaker
In nn i-xcluslvo resldcnco district, is
tho property of W. A. Orcu'.t, prom
inent Tulsa realty dealer, who Is out
of tho city. Cook claims, according.
o officers, ha leased tho place from
Orcutt for 11 DO a month.
Tho still, accoidlng to the officers,
was of copper and nbuut 50-gallou
capacity. In tho miiall room with It
wcro 450 gallons of mush and six
gallons of rcrently run off "booze."
When the officers broke lu on the
scenic a stream about tho size of u
lead pencil was steadily running
from the end of thn "worm" Into
gallon bottlo. Thu officers, after
arresting Cook, destroyed his plant,
MiiHh was dumped on the floor and
other equipment was broken up.
Only Four Days More
in which to take advantage of the Tulsa World's An
nual Christmas Bargain Offer. Oklahoma's Greatest
Newspaper can he secured by mail in Oklahoma for
the earning year at a big saving if you order now. Offer
closes Dec. 24th. Use coupon below.
Toil MAIL SritSCHIPTION IN OKLAHOMA ONLY
T17LRA DAILY WOIU,Ds
I wish to tuko advantagn of your annual Christmas llargajn
Offer checked below. 1 cncloso rcmlttunco to cover.
nr Dally ami Sunday World, ono year. Itcjrnlar
PUsWrJ I'rliu 19,00,
(Tr OK ''ally Only,
tPJ4J t'.OO, after
f)e Sunday Only, World, ono your. Ilegnlar rrlce
tpsWaswO $3.00, after Jan. 1st. I havo 75 eta.
You Save $2.75 onSuDnty "nd
Not Hood for City Carrier Delivery In Tulsa
THIS OKFEIt EXPIKEH DKC. 24. 1920.
Interview Says lie Found
father of Clara Hmlth. wanted In
to surrender," hn tmtil. "She may
they have arranged Mr her bund.
puasib y days, until sho will u vu
may uvold comlux tn l!l l'n.i lint
soul of thn man that Is us strong
as tho conflict ot emotions which
nuw Hcoinu in the Heart of tho Wo
"A I mils Cniel nn,l Kiini-llmr."
"Ho wns always cruel und snarling
with ir.e." sbn s.ilil. ii ml lln.,,1 ,u
fingers to her hnlr so I might fuel tho
furrowed scar result of onu of his
many blows, nhu s.ild. Then sho
cried: "That bullet which killed
him should havo been fired len years
i wan utiviscu 10 kin him yes
uy several of tho biggest men in
"Uut i loved lllli). 1 still lovu
"Ho mado his peace with Hod. lie
tohl me so that morning In the hos
pital ufter he had sold hn wus dvlllB
ROUT 10 GUARDS
$16,000 in Lool Secured
By Robbers in Bold
TOLEDO, Ohio, Doc, 20. Six men
armed with shotguns and with tho
lower part of their fares covered
by bandanna handkerchiefs over
powered 10 gtlnrds ol tho American
Hallway Kxpn-Hs coiiipnny hero early
tonight and ecnpid with a nnfa con.
mining about I1C,V0U in cash and
Thu holdup took nlacu on Hummlt
street, thu city's main business thor-
ttughfurc, less than four blocks from
Tho express company guards wero
conveying tho safe on a wheelbar
row to a truck In tho rear of the
storo preparatory to taking It to thu
All avallablo policemen In tho city
wero nrmed with shotguns and are
In search of thu bandits.
In the Wake of Crime
Wave Ovdr Nation
Negro lluuditH OutltHil.
KANSAS CITY, Ijec. 20. Sergeant
l-'rnnk McOlnnls of Fort Sam Hons,
.on, Texas, who was returning to his
post after having delivered IB nrls
iners to the military prison at Fort
Irf-uvcnwiirth, Kansas, ,wus held up
here tndnv bv a party of neurons
CONTINUKI) ON PAOH HKVKNTHBN
uftcr Jan. 1st, 1 save a.7D.
Worltl, ono jear. Ilcgular Prlco
1st. I save $1.75.
NEW YORK POLICE
"Most Sweeping Round
up of Criminals m His
tory" Is Started.
3ITY IS WROUGHT UP
Man in Mission Shot to Death;
Newspapers Say "Crime
Wave" Is Not. Checked.
GUNMEN MURDER ANOTHER
American Legion Offers to
Put 5,000 Men on Duty td
Reinforce the Police.
NKW YOlUC. Dec 20, "Hnlds by
tiolliM fait to stnn crime wave."
Thus read headlines on Now York
newspapers tonight after thn rirst
day uf what was ilesoillied na "the
intuit mvccpliiK roundup of crooks
in tho history ot .New Torn.
During the tiny, amid numerous
minor robberies, there was listed on
police records another murder by
gunmen who Invaded tho Seaman's
mission on the waterfront uuil shot
and killed one man while Bleating
Hut nt rol mil In pollen stntlons
this afternoon two commands given
Indicated Commissioner Knrlght In
tends to push tho roundup lo the
The first command was for pa
trolmen to stop nnd question nil pe
destrians found between midnight
und dawn on unfrequented iitrcets,
and If their actions mouse suspicion,
lo search them for flreiirins.
The second order t evoked por
tulsMo.n for policemen to taint half
an hour tor meals wniie on uuiy,
Itevocatlon of the meal hour per
mission cami) after thu hoard ot en
tlmnto had postponed until tomor
row further consideration or a re
quest by Comlt-sloner Knrlght for
nearly soo moro uniformed members
or his force.
CourW Clear for Ait Ion.
Mcanivhlle. criminal courts cleared
their calendars for action ijgalnst
robber bands. All cases against
burglars and highwaymen wero Ad
vanced ad heavy pentaltlcn Inflicted
lu cares where verdicts uf guilty
While thti miinlrliial authorities
wero preparing to launch their offl-
el.il offensive on the underworld, the
American Is nn, merchants' nsso-
elation and other bodies met tu lay i
plans or tnmr own.
,ew York posto of tho War Vet-
oruiis' nsHoclntlon, after their ses
hIoii, iTlsputchod u letter to Mayor
Hyian offering him "thv services of
from 500 to 5.000 soleeted meinlmrii
of tlio legion to rolnforcu thn regu
larly coiiHtituteil polleo forco of
Greater Now York at such tlmo ns
you, tho chief otccutlvo of tho city
und responsible for tho mulntenanco
or law nnd ordnr, may determine
mat their services ara required,"
"This offer Is mado n-cognl.lng
ihn responsibility nf the Individual
members of tno legion ua citizens,
nnd does tint contemplate offering
tho assistance of the legion In any
mutter Involving Industrial dloputes,"
added the letter,
Steps taken lu other rltles to
check crime waves wero discussed
nt tho meeting of the Merchants' as
sociation which appointed it commlt
teo to study tho altiialiui lu Now
York. Debate waxed hot In thu
board of eiitlmale chamber after the
I eq ii est for additional policemen had
Mayor Dylan expressed himself In
favor of appropriating for nU:f
put pones money Intended for edu
cation. I'resldeilt La (luardlu of thn hoard
nf aldermen opposed tlio Knrlght
application, asserting that while Hie
CUNTINUni) ON PAOi: HliVIINTKHN
TULSA WINS RATE CONTEST
Dtjm'HM' lu Hulcw for Hurtling Par
lug .Mnterlulrt Orilcriil.
OKLAHOMA CITY, Dee. 20. lie
crease tu lutes chaigud fur hauling
paving Into Tuls.i wait onlercd today
by the statu corporation commission
tn the rnsu nj thn Standard Paving
company vs. thu railroads of the
Btutu. New rates to bn charged for
trhlpmuiits of uand, gravel, crushed
stono and cement urn two cents a
hundred pounds for hauls Into the,
city from a distance of ten miles or
luas, two und one-half cents for
hauls of between 10 and 16 miles,
and three cents fur haul of 1ft to 20
miles, Thu rates are effective Janu
FOOTPAD JOB IS REPORTED
W. II. Mass Slugged 1'riiiii Ih-himl,
ItolilMili Ktispi'it Tun StriiiigcrH.
One ot two white men hit W. H.
Ilass over the bu'k of the head lust
night and robbed htm of T,G In cash.
Mass reported to thu police- that just
as ho crossed I-'rlBco nt Second, al
most of tho old Creek huiial ground,
sumo with thu exception that thu
next thing Im knew ho was lying on
his face on the ground nnd It wus
lliiHs said Hint he did not sen his
assailants but that two tnughly
dressed whltu men hail been a short
ulstotu-e behind him nil thu way
from town, and he suspected the
pair nH tho robbers, This Is thn first
case of "footpad" work reported In
Tulsa for several years, polleo say.
To Be 'Repaired'
I'LYMOITll. Musi'.. Dee. 20
Plymouth lloek was moved today
nnd biokeit In tho process, Tho
split wns an old one caused origi
nally when tho rock on which the
Muyflower passengers landed was
sepat-ftled from Its granite hnso
In 1775 and was hauled by a yoke
of oxen to the town sqliani. Ulti
mately tlio broken parts were
Joined with cement and replaced
under a monumental canopy
which has since been tho meccu
of thousands of visitors to Old
In connection with tho Pilgrim
tercentenary committee's ufjrli the
shoreline in being' reslnTed ns
nearly us possible to Its uspm-t at
thn tlmo of the Pilgrims' arrival
300 years ago, und a new mono
mcntiil canopy Is tn he built. It
was white excavating for this work
Hint the riM-lt wns removed today
While It was in chains the undent
pemenl gavu way and thn two
p. iris separated so that light
could bo s"i-n between thl-in, liy
tomoiiow when thu lerccntenury
exercises urn held It Is expected
Hint thu old huso will ho fully ex
posed and thu divided rock re
placed nn It In Its old position.
S. S. Railway Officials
Say "Trouble Car" Mo
DEAD EMPLOYE LAUDED
Albert linyer One of Most
Careful Motormcn and Old
und Trusted in Service.
Failure of M. A. Held, in charge
of a trouble car tin the Hand
Springs Hallway line, to observe ex
plicit orders, Is usslftiicd by officials
of tho road ns the cause of a head
on collision on thu linn near Ilrunnr
at 9 o'clock Monday morning ho
tween the troublu car and nansori
ger coach No, 29, which resulted In
thn Instant death of Albert llayer,
passenger car- motormau, und pain
ful Injuries to Held nnd H. M. Wat
son, opevatotn of tho trouble car.
llnyer's car left Tulsa at 8:40 with
about n score of nuvscngern and tho
empty trailer. About 300 feet from
the slopping point at III liner, llayer
saw tho trouble cur coining around
the bend nt n rapid rate. Oil cars
hurf obstructed his view, and bv tho
time ho had succeeded In setting tho
airbrakes anil wun nrpparliig to
Jump from tho car tho work
car crashed Into him and hn was
killed by a piece of tho splintered
wood, which passed through his
Tho platform wheru Day or was
sitting was crushed In hut tho In
terior ot tho car was not disturbed,
and windows remained Intact. No
passengers were Injured, Tho lino
cur was practically ruined when it
telescoped thn pnssonger.
Mayor leaves a wlfo, a daughter,
19, und n sun, 24. Scottish Hlto
Masons will conduct u midnight
service Wednesday night nnd tho fi-
lierul. the following day, Will hn titl
ed. NT IN UK!) ON l'AOlS hnVIJ.NTlSKN
lo Visit Panama Canal
Hprelsl lo Tim World.
WASH1NOTON, Dec. 20, Hena-or-elect
John W. Harreld of Okla
homa will go with u congressional
party which leaves for tho Panama
canal ThiliHilay to Inspect the canal.
The trip Is being mado In anticipa
tion of toll repeal legislation ex
pected In coino up early In tho spe
cial session of congress. Ilarield
will spend several d lys studying the
situation, and expects to return hern
en rly In January. Mrs, Ilarield will
Dcmmie Stale Central
Chief to Give Up Berth
Py Asrfuctuted Prrsa Htate Wire.
OKLAHOMA CITY, Dec. 20.
(leoige L, Jlowman of Kingfisher,
democratic national committeeman
from Oklahoma and secretary of
the democratic statu central com
mlttee, will resign uh secrotury of
thu committee, effective December
27, the tlmo set for thu committee.
to meet next, lie announced nero tu
Mr. Iluwmun said Ills belief tint
nno man should not hold both of
fices is tho cause of his decision to
IrishJHome Rule Bill
to He Law This Week
IJy Tli Assiclatrd Press.
LONDON. Dec. 20. Thu Irish
home riilo hill nuw Is safe and will
Do placed un tho statute books this
A'cck only Hignuy amended from in
shape In which It flist left the house
jf commons. The. house of lords lo
day, aftur a brief debate, agreed to
ill the amondtnenta mauu to ino diii
cy thu commons.
State Committee Selects
Chairman as National
TO QUIT STATE POST
Will Resign as Head of Cen
tral Hody When Recom
mendation Is Approved.
JAKE HAMON IS EULOGIZED
Speakers Pay Tribute to LaU
Leader; Mrs. Curcton Pre
sides nt Meeting.
OKLAHOMA CITY, Dec.
20. Jamod A. Harris, of Wag
oner, republican state chair
man, was recommenaod oy tn
republican state central com
mittee hero Jate today to suc
ceed tho late Jake L. Hamon
of Ardmore as national com
mitteeman from Oklahoma.
The rccmomendatlon was
made on tho first ballot, Mr.
Harris receivingr 94 votcB and
Mrs. Jake L. Hamon. widow
of tho millionaire oil man, 27
votes. Tho delegation Irom"
Cimarron county did not
answer the roll call.
. Following the coramitWs
action, Mr. Harris announced
ho would resign his present
position as state chairman as
a a .
soon as tno national com
mittee approved the recom
mendation of the state com
Hills Nominates HairU.
W. II. Hills of Enid Disced Mr.
Harris In nomination, tho seconding
speech bcliyr made by fcd Fry of
Mrs. Hamon was placed In nomi
nation by Roy Johnsun of Ardmoro.
The seconding speech wus madu by
Alva MacDonuld of El Itcuo.
Preceding tho balloting by the 78
counties answering rol call, tho
chairmanship ot the meeting was
given over to Mrs. Otis R. Curcton
of Muskogee, vico chairman or trio
statu centrkl commltteo. After the
nominations ot Air. 'Harris and Mrs.
Hamon had been made, it was
moved and scenndod (hut the nomi
nations bn closed.
Lnt4t Ioaulcr Is iTslstd.
Mr. Hills. In his nominating
speech for Mr, Harris, eulogized tha
republican party it auccsu irom me
national ticket down to tho lowest
of county offices nnd brought the
ellmux or his. address to rest on the
lain Jako Ii. Hamon. to whom, hn
said, wun chiefly due tho success of
tho republicans In Oklahoma. Tu
carry on his achievements to the
supreme degree, Mr. Hills urged that
the committeemen natno Mr, Harris,
as the man "big enough, broad
enough, Intellectual enough and
powerful enough" to fill thu gap In 1
the stain renubllcuii organization
caused by tho death nf Mr. Hamon.
Iho secondary address mnn it by
Mr. 'Fry touched on the qualities
tvhlrh Mr. Harris had nt his disposal
to fulfill tho obligations Mr, Hamon
had made possible, und concluded
with a resume uf thn associations tho
republican party in thu stato and na
il, ,n liait mmln throiilrh thn efforlH
of the deceased cifmnilttccmuti.
Johnson Nominates .Mrs. llamon.
An anneal for Oklahoma to place
thu statu In the position of offering
the flist woman national committee.
man to thu nutlonal organisation was
iiiude In thu nomination speech ot
itoy junnson or mn widow or Jake
L. Human. Mrs. llamon was char
acterized us tho woiuun who wan
equally as responsible for' the
triumph or tnu national nnd state
elections uh was her husband; us a
woman who had been Instrumental
lu ndvltdug hnr husbnnd ul'lho na
tional convention nnd ns' n woman
tuny competent in further tne alms
which Mr. llamon nan sought.
Tho secondary- response by Alva
MacDonnhl enlarged on the dualities
nf .laku Hamon, much of whoso brlt.
lit ftneceH In the pnlien fl,
CONTINUKH on I'Auii Mivra runs
New York Life
Farmer & Duraii
203 Palace llldg. Phono 151
wmiqmi. clMtmicaUon 61-A?)