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TULSA DAILY WORLD, SUNDAY, DECEMBER 31, 1922
TO AID FARMERS
Solons Accept Visit of
Producers as Demand
for Better Laws
Lonroot Hill Will Provide
That American Fanner Cnn
Get Money to "Curry On"
liy MASCOM N. TIMMONH.
t World'n WuhlnKloi) Correspondent,
i WASHINGTON, Dec. Sn.Mein-
bers of congress who make It their
business to find what Is buck of.eaeh
movement brouitht to their attention
; todny had reached the conrtuitioii
' that tlio eonferenee of the National
: Council of lrmrni' Uo-opemllve
'Marlcelintf nssoeietlon her lsst
. week wan nbout the most important
i KrntiK meeting ever held.
The renon for thin ! that this
; council represent marketlnx ()
j rlntlone with a million member
. n. million men who nre In neraement
t to hold their products until they
, inn Kot a fair price (or them.
The National Council of Fnrmers'
j Co-operative aeoctatlonM represent
lorBanizntlon ami ornanleatlon can
nlwnys cnmm.nd the attention of
' oonnress or of nny ono else.
ThH result la that all or the coun-
ell's demands, the principal ono of
i whloh wan tho I.onroot bill jirovld
injr for farm credits deportments In
farm loan hnnks. will with some
nllKht chances, ho written Into law
I within tho next year tho Lonroot
jhlll will probably bo In time for
fnrmors to take ndvnntnKe of It
)durlnc planting tlmn next spring.
l'lt'lit Sooner III Delegation,
j Oklahoma delegatus who nttended
: the council Included.
, Walter Cobert, Anlmoro, Okla
, lioma Cotton Growers association;
i H. 0. Kennedy. American Cotton
Growers exchange,' l'auls Valley! It.
. A. McCaulcy. president (tapulpn
Stntij bank, Supulpn; B. N. McQuis
Iton, county farm aitont, Livestock as
'soalatlon of Oklahoma, lnwhuskn;
; C. I Stonley. Ronernl manner
; Oklahoma Cotton Growers nssocln-
tlon, Oklahoma City; W. U Walker,
Wheat flmwers nssoclHtloil, Hollls-
ton; Carl'WIlllnms, president Amer
lenn Cotton Growers exclfniifre, Okla-
ihoma City; Fred Wllmnrth, director
of publicity. Oklahoma Cotton Grow
ers association, Oklahoma City.
Tho principal leRlslntivo demands
j.Of tho co-opnrntlves wnref
1. That this national council nn
tnauncoH a cenernl policy that the
i primary reliance of tho farmer for
iorcdlts for production, or for 'mar
fkotlmr. should bo upon Iho local
J banker nud that under normal con
i flltlons tho local banker la likely
ito meet tho Greater part of such
2. That tho fedoral reserve sys
item should bu, modified no as to
j'inoct tho spoclnl roo,ulrement of
!farm credits and to permit tho fi
nancing of farmorH mid farmers'
co-operative marketing associations
fconvententiy and erriciontty through
(normal banking clrSTmCln.
(Maximum Kxtcti!loii of Farm ('milt.
That such modifications Involve
(.primarily tho extension of tho ton
HUiity of ftKricMllUnii ln'ipef to u
maximum limit of nlnn montha, with
tho flxlDBT of co-operntlvo markct
'hiif for loans on such agricultural
paper to any one co-operative mar-'
.kotlns nssoolatlou to be fixed as 60
'per cant of the capital nml miriilus
:of nani(, members ot tiic rouerai
kt'naitnA BVntAm ullll1nrt ti'i tlin ffltit '
'laws wherever applicable, and that
MincouraBomont nnd lnOucement bo'
.jtiado to hnve more stitto batiks oxer- I
icl.io tha privilege of membership In
ftho federal roservo system.
3. That ndoo.uato opportunity bo
jpreaontnd for tho creation ot asrlj
joultural credit corporations with
jsuftlolont minimum capital to pur-
tohnco or discount ordinary nurlcul-1
tural papor with a maximum ma
turity paper of nine months nnd
livestock papor with a maturity of
(not mnro than three years, with re-
i discount corporations adequately
(capitalized to purchase such paper I
iirom agricultural credit corpora
tions with tho privilege of rcdls-1
tr.nnntltiR any such paper, with its
Ttirn-f.flHil 'Tiitnl Kuttl tn Tin Txlmwwl. M
: 4. That tho maximum basla of
'loans from furni land lvdnks be
'raised from JlO.OOo to tl 5.000.
5. That n. farm credit department
In tho federal land banks be set up
In enrh of the land banks with n
King in lor You
New York II air
Shop and Beauty
319 S. Main Upstairs
' Is n I'rcscrlpllon for Colds, Fever
'.nnd l-a(;rlpK. It'H tlio most hikhiIj '
remedy we know, preventing l'nuti 1
tupulu. Adc'lUecincuU '
a til f 000 000 ir, all ( rifj a t .ta.
nf (,0 nmi i no . npl'il I, au.ii
whl h MC'lIti tuny I. n I mud I p "
. xlenf i'f .iiipriuiinati-ly Ifio',1 him " nj
nnd that tlii-se farm aredlt ilepait
tnents of . lie federal farm banlm lie
uuthnrlr.ed to dlsoount or i urehase
aitrlcultiiral papor In a broad enc
nnd to mko loans or advance dl
rei'lly to ro-operatlvn msrk'tlnK as
sociations nnd axrU uluirfll co-operative
fl. That tho right of the fndnral
land bank to purchase productive
rredtts shall he limited to production
i reditu, where the jiote of tho In
dividual Is indorsed bv the co-operative;
credit MSoclatlr.n or Is secured
hy a chAttln tnortRnK" on Imple
ment!, or animals or both, and In
dorsed by the local banks, or where
the note or draft itself Is made by
a co-operatlvti association or pro
ducers nnd that Hny federal lind
bank may oterclse any of the powers
heieln granted In any section or dts
tilrt of the United States.
Americans lo Continue
Rescue Work in Turkey
ATIIRNH. lleo. JO American
naval forces en-opratlnic with relief
nrjranitauons are rapidly reducing; to
a minimum the Anatolian minority
problem now beins; disctmied at
utuaanno. nmy-enveti thousand
Oreek end Armenian refugees have
embarked from Mlack a norts dur-
Ins; the last fortnight under the
supervision of the near east relief
anil tne proteeiton or American de
stroyer. Twenty thousand refugees
havs been taken from Mediterranean
H-niped ('outlet Klllcri.
CIUCAOO, Der. 30. -Jack Spock,
an escaped convict, was hot nnd
killed and his "pal," Itlohnrd I'rns
to'n, who alio had fled tho Jollet
honor farm, was wounded in a des
perate battle today with a s'luad of
f Int 1 Vntf wl,,i mrrntinn.l ...vu.
..wvuu.a.un nil) k WM I1UU1I U. 1 I
side rooming houso In which the
convicts wore hiding,
Now 1'iolilbltloii Jlrlcf l'ilisl.
W'ASHINOTON, Deo. 30. Abso
lute prohibition Is enforceable on
American ships ns well as on foreign
ships entering Amerlcnn ports nnd
waters, the government contended
In a Utlct filed today In tho Unltoil
Htates supremo court by Sollcltor
Oeiiernl James Jt. liock and other
dupartmont of JubUcu lawyers.
Js'mv Fuel Dhlrlliutor Naiiici.
WASlIINaTON, Doc. 30. PreHl
dent Harding today appointed .Fran
cis H. AViidllg.h, of Pennsylvania, ns
fedoral fuel distributor to succeed
Conrad K. Spans, whoso roalnnatlon
taken effect tonight. Wndllgh has
been assistant to Hpons.
No 1'ollcu Chanucs
Jly tha AMiarlalrd I'r hlto Wirt,
AUJIOHIJ, Dec. 30. Thero will
bo no change In tho personnel of the
Ardmoro police force, It. H. Ilaydcn,
newly uppolnted chief of police stut
cd thin morning. Jlayden takes (f
flco on .Innuarv 1. siicceedlnir lilch-
ard V. (l)lck) Hlgnlglit, whoso res
ignation was reqtioetod by tho city
commissioners oariy in the month.
lnn Th rcmnlm ot It. I,e Iiiiih. ST
yrt eld, nt Wt Tul, who illnl Frlilay
rstnlnir ut ft InoAl hocaltiil. wit lai niirlit
fint to qulnlan, Okla., tha old horaa tor
Special Midnight New
i mi j l a. m im Em
M IJIIifffl 11"" ' X Vh. VH H n I W I V II I esj
ifia where:. EvuoviinnvGrirs s
The Best in the West
25 PEOPLE '25
Musical Comedy and Vaudeville
SHIRLEY MASON in "LIGHTS OF THE DESERT"
ALL NEW SHOWS
ENTIRE CHANGE OF PROGRAM
NEW YEARS DAY
FOR WAR FRAUDS
Man Named by Special
Jury at Washington
WAaillXOTOM. Iec. 30. The
special federal gratia Jury whloh for
many weeke ha been delving Into
frauds iterpetrated upon the govern
ment in the construction of war
cantonments today Indicated seven
men, all prominent In the construc
tion of tamps for the government
during the war.
Heading the Hat of thoe Indicted
was Honed lr ; rro well, former assist
ant secretary of war.
Tho Indictments were for "unlaw
fully and feloniously cunaplrlng fb
defraud the United Btatcs" nnd It
was stated that -"some of the de
fendant have done n't to effect
the object of the conspiracy,"
Those Indicted were:
tlenedlct Crowell, fortner fttnlst
ant secretary of war.
William A. SUiratt of the Rtar
rot t -Van Vleok company.
Clemens V. Lundorff, vice prenl
dent of the Cleveland Construction
Morton C. Tuttle, acting chairman
of tho ISmeigency Construction com
pany, also identified with the Obor
shaw Construction company.
Clair Foster, connected with tho
Thompson-Starrett and George A.
Kuller Construction companies.
John II. McOlbbotie, an official of
n bonding company.
James A, Mears, manager of the
Fred T. I,ey company.
BO Oicrt Acts Charged.
Morn than ftfty overt acts are
charged againot the defendants In
Among other things, it Is charged
that at Washington on Aimlstloo
day, November 11, 1918, nnd there
after up to July 1, 1910, tho de
fendants rocommendod contract
laws that when procured caused the
United States to be obligated for
extensivo new war and military con
struction, tho oxact amount of which
Is unknown tn the grand Jurors, but
which they charge was in oxcosh of
J80.000.000. Of this amount in ex
cese of 111,000.000 was contracted,
It wan atatod by tho said coneplra
tors and given certain work under
tho cost plus form f contracts.
Othor than to state ho wan con
vinced tho ovldence ogatnBt the war
tlmo officials was conclusive, Attor-ney-Gnnornl
Dougherty declined to
commont on the grand Jury action.
"For more than a year and a half,"
ho said, "tho department of Justice
has diligently Inquired into evory
phaoo of cantonment construction.
An exhaustive search ot all availa
ble rocord-i was made and especial
earn taken to verify In detail the
accumulated evidence. I want to say
also that In carrying on this work,
extremo caution was observed so an
to avoid tho possibility ot Injustice
being dono tho innocent along with
tlioso beliovod to bo guilty of wrong
Comment by film Improve.
"Tho Indictments speak for them
ooIvoh." Daugherty continued. "Tlio
responsibility Is now before the
courts and I fool that It would bo
highly Improper for mo to comment
ilinn a grand Jury ixetlcn."
Ono of tho charges wan that On
Years Show at 11:00
Big FUN Show
A Company Offering
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I III SI I II 1 1 ! III SIIIUHMII IIIMITTT r-"
prll It ID1?. Tjitlo advm'l ti,.
g' m i ai n ir .'wrii L .id tf the c r, r -
il rf na'l'ii.al di fenno be created to
prepare a formal contract for use
in emergency construction and on
Hint date ho prociiied the appoint
ment of himself nnd Iho defendants.
i I'umlnrff and Htnrrett, ns members
nereor ana that about April 3, 191
"osier was appointed in place of
It was further alloge,i that on
April 2, 1317, the conspirators met
and decided to Induce responsible
officer of the United States to re
ject and discontinue tho use of tb
customary lump sum, or unit system
of competitive bids under con t' acts
adopted and on Juno 1, 101i, to
adopt for use generally a wide open
cost plus percen'ago fee form of
contract from which were to be
omitted well recogolr.ed safeguards
In tho Intereste of the United States.
"lloriMl rrom Within."
The indictment rhaigcs that
throughout the years 1917 uid 1 9 1 S
"the conspirators procured the ap
polntrnent Into the personnel of the
cantonment nnd construction divi
sion numerous persons, Including
some of the defendants, who were
interested nnd associated with con
tractors, engineers anj concerns in
the construction Industry to aid in
controlling the program of the con
spirator and their friends contrary
to the Interests of the United Htaton.
H wan further alleged that con
tinuously from June, 19 17, to March
2, 1919, the conspirators procured
tho nppolhtmnnt of persons dlrectlv'
Interested In furnlehlng certain
clitsaen of material to tho UnI.ed
States, particularly lumber, to In
spect nnd pane such materials.
From June 7. 1917, to March 22,
1919, the defendants "permitted. In
duced and procured the letting of
an unconscionable number nnd
amount of subcontract!) nnd the
payment of additional expenses and
feos therefor, eoritmry to the tenor
nnd Intent of tho prlmo contracts,"
eaid tho Indictment.
It was aleo charged that during
the years 1917 nnd 1918, U10 con
spirators selected contractors for
cortnln work nnd at tho name time
specified subcontractors to be em
ployed onvsubstnntlnl portions of the
work, pyramiding the fees nnd ox
ponsen for tho work. '
1'neiriycl "Loonl" Men.
Throughoi'' 1917 and 1918, it !
charged, the defendants in order to
"retail control of tho selection ot the
larger contrnetors and to circumvent
the good faith Intent of the secre
tary of war's directions ns to local
contractors," procured the awa.dlng
of numerous small contracts and
subcontracts on projects to local
contractors In order to pacify criti
cism largely local of tho oholoe of
foreign contractor! for tho highly
deslmblo and profitable prime con
tracts. During these same years, 1917
and 1918, the Indictment continued,
the defendants procured for oil of
tholr number who so desired com
missions on officers In tho United
Stntcs army, and procured for many
of them promotions. These officero
so maladmlnlstered tho lawn and I
regulation1) of tho United States on
to curry favor with personw and con
Nights January 1-2
Matinee January 2
WM IB DHPOWJi
m i i ii mini a
iiLiit:i lilt: o
Stay for the Reception and Dance as Guest
of myself and Up in the Clouds Company
All for the One Price
50c, $1, $1.50, $2, $2.50, Plus Tax
Curtain Monday, 8 P, M.
J. G. REICHEL
ALL NIGHT TONIGHT
iii NCH ia r. M-i'inu:
Special nr'angements for all-nlglit service to anil
from park by Yellow Cub company.
Admission: Gentlemen $1.50, Ladies 50c
Jack Silverman. "The Boy Who Chases aioom,
lato ot tho Orpheum circuit will be In attendance
with now eonss. dances and morry-mukine, nml
a lot of it. Silverman now represents the Wol
verine Prodnclnc Co., indoor amusement pro
moters, flcnty of Harps, Horns niul Other XolscOfnkers
lio Klectrlo Turk Amu-ement to. KMciuU
AVI.shes for a Happy New Year to All
1 1 r s w 'h whom they were dealing
11 r'l.i t' ", d 11 a v it jr
I : .1 t "1 1 1 V a. s'Vl
Home of Iho conspirators are al
leged to have at mptcd in cloture
the elimination of the government's
auditing foroe and to have permitted
their favorite contrnetors to pay at
government's expense their pay rolls
nnd overhead expeneos.
! CM9VBLANLJ, Dee. 30. "I shall
. make no statement until I learn the
nature of the charges against me,"
' said Oenedlct Crowell, farmer ns
1 slstnnt eeretnry of war, when In
1 formed by the International News
Service of hln Indictment. "I am
not conscious of my gjllt. My con
I science is clear."
NAVAL BILL IS PASSED
fiennti) Then Ailjourin Session Until
AfU'r New Yenr Day.
WABIIINOTO.V, Deo. 30. After
the calming of the senate's three
day otorirl through withdrawal by
fienator Borah, republican, Idaho, of
hln amendment proposing a world
economic conference, the senate to
day passed tho J32S.000.000 naval
appropriation bill and adjourned
over New Years day.
Debate on the Borah amendment
was not resumed today and the b.U
also was passed without a mention
ot the house provision requesting the
president to negotiate with tlvt prln-l
clpal naval powers for furtherl
amendment limitation. This pro-!
vision remaining In t;io bill will go
to tho preo'dent and will not come
before the senate and houso con
ferees. It requests the president to
negotiate with Great Ilrltaln, Japan
Franco and Italy with a view to
agreement limiting vessels under
10,000 tons nnd aircraft and not
covered by the arms conference i
Sjrlniw to Icnvo Ocorgla Town.
MAWETTA, On., Dec. 30. Fol
lowing tho dynamiting n few days
ago of tho homo of Mike Deraney.
Syrian, the entlro Syrian colony
hero, numbering 10 families of sub
stantially prosperous merchnnts to
day signed n notice t ;t all persons
ot their nationality in Marietta will
lenvii within CO days. Attempts will
bo made to dispose of nil properly
within that time, the notice said, but
if they aro not successful, the exodus
will begin nnyWny.
American Observer Married.
CONSTANTINOPLE, Dec. 30.
Itobort Imbrle, observer for the
American state department, was
married hero today in tho famous
old llunedlcllne chapel to Katharine
Gillespie of Now ltochelle, N. Y. The
witnesses wero Mrs. Kda Jlassett of
Los Angeles and Mlsa "Winifred Kd
wards of Now York.
Arrested His Own Sim ,
ARDMORK. Dec. 30. J. T. Hen- i
son, patrolman, arrested his own
son, Palmer, late Friday nfternoon,
when tho boy admitted having par-,
I tlclpnted In tho thoft of a number i
of bicycles. Otis William, 15 years
old nnd a friend of young Honson
was arreeted at the same time. j
Today ffML-i J midnTght
f 1 A COMEDY WITH A DRAMATIC SHOCK j 1
i 111 HERE. INDEED IS SOMETHING NEW UNDER THE SUN, AND WITH A ll
l i l S ALL"SR CAST ! l
rnvlllon Well HentiHl
PAL 'GETS' THUG
Mysterious Shootinp; of
Chicago Girl Is Fol
lowed by Battle
CHICAGO, Dec. 30. rollceman
William J. O'Mnlley was shot and
killed' early today by one of three
guumon wiio had shot a Mocllll high
school girl returning homo with
three fellow students from their
"prom" at tho West Knd AVomon's
Tho wounded girl Is Miss Minnie
Flnkolsteln, 17. She was ehot
through the hip nud taken to a hos
pitfil. MIsa Flnltolitcin'a three compan
ions narrowly escaped death. A bul
let cut through tho clothes of her
escort, Leo Kaufman.
Ono of tho assailants, whose at
tack is believed by tlio police to httvo
buun actuated by Jealousy und a de
silo for revenge, woe ehot and cap
tured and died shortly afterward,
lie gave three names, "John Heed,"
"John Kleae," and "John Iteie." Tlio
man claimed at first his homo was
in Chicago. His cap, however, bora
tho tradenuirk ot Voudorf's store.
Now York City. He was shot twice
through tho chest.
"You'll not get a single bit of In
formation from me," ho reiterated to
He wag shot down by rollceman
Simmon H. Kennedy, a boyhood
chum of l'ollceman O'Mnlley. The
two also served ovorHcas together.
Miss Fitiltlwrteln and Kaufman
were on their way home from the
"prom" with Miss Bessie Klass nnd
Miss Flnkelstoln's brother, Isadore.
Suddenly one of tho three assailants
confronted them with n revolver.
"Pardon me," he romnrked.
Thon, uccordlng to M(ss Flnklc
teln, ho began shooting. said
thero was no outward attempt ut
I'atrolmon O'Malley, W. J. Ken
nedy and WUHam Murphy wero a
block away "pulling n box." They
hurried to tho sceno. The throje as
sailants fled. In the chnso oho of
tho men turnod on the officers.
When about twenty-five feet from
them ho begun firing. O'Malley fell.
Then Policeman Kennedy shot tho
man holding the smoking revolvor
and ho dropped.
SARAHSVILK. Ohio. Two largo
snakes ono a copperhead, 3 1-2 feet
long, nnd the other a blacksnake, 6
feet in length' wero found together
and killed on a farm near here.
With them wero M younst snakes,
ea-h resembling both tho copper
head nnd blacksnake varieties.
Sunset Dancing Pavilion
Nnr Yynr'n Kvr, December Ut
l ill '.'V' i
l Starts fSlfllrV RUNS TODAy" if
pll1 love laughter ' I
' $if!i MADDENING MYSTERY
MM' ' TEARS-THRILLS- I
SHOCKS SURPRISE I
Hill PWn$ i 1 ;1
E II h IS? iiifSt ltow " bride, tnstintc n glass of wnter, drops j I
MnrMMOMiiMiLiS . Eg fiftm S J? ilcnil. How lier kitten drinks it ami die. :
u sy far Jet c,ll's tn "fo Inter, nml when the Brave 'I
iiiiiiii.nm..nnimi i li'lllll C S?feir Is opened the brldo lias dUnprKinrcd. ; ft
ti 11 1 1 hm
I Marriage I
i i I The itrnnzpst nojitrrr I ffl yi m Q
ilifilnll ' Uitiil I -tv M e' tfi- lev turn v ffis' KJiVr j(:
111 CAST INCLUDES
MILTON SILLS HENRY B. WALTHAL :
j IRENE RICH TULLY MARSHAL l
MITCHELL LEWIS And ALTA ALLEN
To He His Secretary
lly th AiiofUtrd Frt SUte Wlrn.
OKLAHOMA CITY, Dec. 30. I
A woman has been appointed sec
retary to an Oklahoma governor
for the first time. Miss Ituth ,
Dougherty, his stohogrnphcr, was
named today by Gov. J. H. A. Rob
ertson to fill that office when Joo ;
O'Brien tendered his resignation '
to enter; the legislature next week, i
Miss Dougherty, nccerdlng to
tho governor, wns with him as n
stenographer before his election to
office, and has served In the exec
utive office four years.
"In tendering you this office.
Miss Dougherty. I desire to honor
you and with yc!U tho women of
Oklahoma. I nm breaking a prec
edent to name you my secretary,
but your faithful service has .made
Another woman received recog
nition at the statehouse today.
Col. It. A. Snecd, secretary of
state-elect, announcing that he j
would appoint Miss Una Lee Uob
erts as assistant secretary of state,
under tho new administration.
Mlis Roberts was employed by ,
tho national park bureau for 15 '
- years, but left the service of the
government In 1019 to hecome
secrotary to Colonel Sneed, Con
federation pension commissioner,
Dnitc Salesman n Suicide. i
DETROIT, Dec. 30. James Cun
llffe. 24. Richmond Hills, N. Y., a
drug salesman. Jumped to death
'from n window of a rn m
sixth fior of He , 5"
m j mini ty u ' r .
line pnoneit r. p . WV
nsklng for help t a,,14 V
framed," he said a'" hf Jly)
When rend cm ?
property to the
for tax purpose , uo n.
include your m i 0i
deposit with us Special
laws mnko nil money
deposited or invested
with this association
loan Association 5
Tulsn's Oldest Assn.
Carson Concert .Course
WISHES ITS PATRONS
THE KING OF BARITONES
January fie 'Eleventh
AS THE NEXT ATTRACTION