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Corespondent In Divorce Caee and ,
Husband Ordtrad to Apptar at
Coroner Inquest Hold
BAD BLOOD EXISTED
Intimacy Hlntsd Between Osceasad
and Woman Called to Appsar;
Delay Inquest to Cther
By nitcd Press.
Oklahoma City, Aug. 20.-Fred ami
l.ydla . TrefLnger havo been sum
. UKincJ to appear at tho coroner's In
finest today, over tho body of Danlol
Gingrich, formerly of Cyril and later
wealty Oklahoma City apartment
house owner, -who was found dead
In Delle IhIq lake Thursday night.
This was one of -the, startling de
velopments of the - murder mystery
today as llio police and sheriffs
forces worked o bring to light
every scrap of evidence that coutd
have any bearing on tho case. The
inquost was delayed from yesterday
to allow the county attorney's of
flee to collect as much evidence as
Relatives of the doceascd who
came here from El Reno yesterday,
stated to the officers that bad blood
existed betwen Gingrich and Treffln
gcr, because of alleged Intimacy be
tween Gingrich and Mrs. Trleffinger.
The woman was named as a corres
pondent In the Gingrich divorce suit
which was pending hero at the time
Gingrich met his death. ,
Trucks ot a man who wore rubbor
boots were found at the spat, at
which the body waa discovered when
Dancy Hughes"andv 0. "E. Wright,
deputy sheriff, -went there to inves
tigate Friday afternoon. Although
the officers found no difficulty In
walking In the shallow water, the
man whose tracks wcr found appear
od to have slipped each time he
made a step, the officers said. They
interpreted this fact to mean that
the man had caused his faet to' slip
in .order to make the footprints im
possible to identify. The officers
looked for weapons but found none.
Ooldlo Bashaw, one of tho women
named u u correspondent in the
cross petition filed ,by Mrs. Gingrich
in the divorce cane, doehtrod iFriday
she has no information "which will
throw light upon Gingrich' death.
"My husband drank from the time
o were married at El Reno in
lDlo," Mrs. Gingrich mild. "From the
dories .lie told mo I Judged that ho
hud led a wild Ufa boforo our mar
riage. Ho was a bigh-tempered man
and had bitter enemies.
' Asked if she knew of any throats
which hud been made against the life
of her husband, she said no direct
threats had been made. Sho declined
it give tho cause of tho enmities
which! sho said wero hold toward
Mrs. Gingrich's only answer to a
question as to whother Jealousy on
the part ot another woman may have
had something to do with, his death
was to look at her attorney. She
also declined to answer a' question-as
to whether she knew of trouble at any
time between -her husband and the
two women named in tho divorce
case. , ' ' " '
SUBSTITUTE ON BEER
BILL VOLSTEAD PLAN
By United Press. "
Washington,- Aug. 20. Agreement
for a substituto for the Stanley anti
home search and seizure amendment
to the beer bill was , insisted on by
Representative.-' Volstead today. Ha
wanted ttiel satetituto o provide for
the right 'oBsctficefS1 to 'search boot
leggers' cars without a warrant
OFFERS SELF AS PERFECT
MATE; MAY BE ACCEPTED.
By United Tress.
Dallas, Tex., Aug. 19. Cleve Woou",
night Jailor at the Dallas city jail,
who baa offered himself as a perfect By United Press. ,
mate for Audrey Munson, sculptor's Stanford, Calif.,, Aug. 20. Mrs.
model, has received a . reply from Charles Henry, mother of Mrs. Her
Miss Munson's secretary stating that bert Hoover, died last night Mrs.
Bhe Is seriously considering the .Hoover is now fen route here from
pffer, -' her fcome in Washington; p. C.
t-IJ UUUIJI I
JAIL 1 IIEHIS
Attempt to Lynch Black for Al
leged Attack on School Teacher,
Results In Death of One and
With W Wounded.
Dy I'nlted Press.
Knoxvllle, Tenu., Aug. 20. One
was killed and over CO were wounded
when a mob stormed the county Jail
here last night in an effort to lynch
Frank Martin, a negro, for an al
leged aCack upon Jessie Park, 4
while school teacher.
The mob brought shotguns, rifles
and pistol and whrn tho off leers
at the Jail stood firm, general dis
order resulted. The police reserves
were called out and the mob soon
took on the proportions of a riot.
I.ator the militia was called and
with machine guns swept the streets,
dlspurulng tho mob.
The militia Is still on tho Job to
day and the state soldiers are patrol-
ng the streets. , The excitement Is
running high and It la feared that
new outbreaks will result.
LAY LARGEST CABLE
Wlndsou, OnL T.i'i largest cah.e
In the world, carrying 408 pairs of
wires, making It possible to conduct
(.00 conversations simultaneously,
oas been laid on the bed of the
Detroit river, between Detroit and
Windsor. The cable weighs 00,870
pounds, Is 3,000 feet in length and
10 1-2 Inches thick.
AS RESULT FEW
Indication In London that If Peace
Negotiations Broken Off Irish
Will Be Forced to Com
By United Press.
London, Aug. 20. Civil war, until
the Sinn Fein surrenders uncondi
tionally will ho waged in Ireland if
the preaont negotiations for peaco
fall through, .according to indications
Lloyd George, in a speech before
tho house of commons, won the sup
port of all factions of tho press anil
public when ho backed up his con
tention that tho limit had boen
rcachod in the matter of concessions
pertaining to Ireland.
Dublin newspaper correspondents;,
while admitting that the situation
was grave, held to tho belief that
some understanding might be reach
ed on the peace proposals. They
were optimistic over the chance that
negotiations would be broken off.
MEXICANS HOLD HEAD
OF RANCH FOR MONEi
By United': Pross. , '
' Chicago, Aug. 20. Word to tho, In
ternational Land and Livestock com
pany here says that Eric Clarke,
head of the company's . dam project
near J I mines, . Chihuahua, , Mexico is
being hold by kidnappers who de:
mand a ransomof $7,600. Tho gov
ernor of Chihuahua has been noti
fied and tho pusuit of the bandits
has- boen started.
REFND ALLIED DEPT. TO
.' IS ADMINISTRATION PLAN
By United Press.. . .
. Washington, Aug. 20. The admin
istration .bill, providing for the re
funding ot $11,000,000,000 V in allied
debts to the United States was favor
ably reported today to the finance
committee ot the senate.
HOOVER DEAD, REPORT
Chic kasha, Oklahoma, Saturday, August 20, 1921.
MARKET IS CLUTTED
SAY EXCHANGE HEADS
Hy United Pre.
Chicago, Aug. 20 Tho ChUa-jo
Livestock exchange today Issued a
ftatcment (u ttio farmer of llio
country, urging them to keep tHrlr
k oft the market. Thn main
llio exchange declared Hint
the market U glutted.
Irt FAIR 10
BE in SCHEDULE
Second . Day, September 22 to Be
Turned Over to Farmers' Organ
isation; Big Program Being
Tho second day of the Grady
county fair, to bo held here under
tho dates of September 20-21-22-23.
will be known as Grange day, ac
cording to the definite announcement
made by the directors ot tho f tlr av
oclatl"i this morning.
On that day, September 21, the
members of the Grady County. Po
mona Grange will havo complete
charge of tbtj program ot entertain-
menu In addition to the established
exhibits of agricultural producta and
lu grange win Bingo
big program on Grady field and
every feature about the fair will
bear a reminder ot fcae Grady
Ralph Moore ot tho Stover dis
trict has been deslguul jo by the
Grange . officials as muster . of cero
monies, lie Is to be In complete
charge of the program's preparation
and stated yesterday that bo has al
ready booked several . attractions.
Ono of the features ot Uie raco pro
gram on that day will bo an auto
mobile race for lady drivers, ho In
timates. , . ... -..
"I have In mind a woman who has
challenged any other woman driver
to a race and I think we can . ar
range a dandy bill along this line,"
said Mr. Mooro. ,
ills outline ot the entertainment
includes horse races, automobile
speed contejts, tugs of "war, relay
races and athletic events. Fair offi
cials believe that if Mr. Moore works
bis program to completion along the
lines bo has outlined, the' Grango
day, from an entertainment stand
point will be one of tho feature duys
o; the fair.
By United Pross. r ,.
Breckenridgo, Tex., Aug. 20. The
dream ot Jake Hamotv, late oil king
and "empire builder," was realized
with the completion of 'a railroad
from Wichita Falls to Breckonridge.
The celebration ot the event was
staged here today and was climaxed
when the first engine steamed into
Breckenridgo over the new road. Be
fore his death, Mr. Hamon had
worked out plans for the completion
ot this road the building ot which
was under way wheji ho mot his
death lh Ardmorc.
RATE ON CHI
By United Press.
Oklahoma City, Aug. 20. Thtf low
ering of the ginning rates in the
state was predicted today in a state
ment issued by Campbell Russell,
corporation commissioner. . '
Commissioner Russell states that
Ike order, which ho expects will be
issued, 'will recognize the testimony
of the cotton farmera'that labor and
fuol -cot8 are less. The order is to
come down soon, he predicts.
Worktnen drilling a power plant
tunnel on (Feather river, Cal., found'
a huge log In an old river bed 400
feet belovr the su-rfftQe, .. t
III PTITT TnillllP rUb ,h0 lstm ,h0 mn i,f
ill h 1 A I r I ll'JfV'm,"iH,rU""n "f th" "i"1"""1' "'"
III UlnlL I U llllU frsmhUo for a strict tar syntein
U ready for submission.
Two Patent Medicine Men Held by
Oklahoma City Police -In Con
nectlen With Bold Theft of
THIEF DASHES OUT OF
DOOR AND INTO AUTO
Whirls Into Trafflo and Escapee;
Pair Appeared at Store Early
In Day and Wanted to Trade
Car for Jewel.
Ry I'nlted Press. . J
Oklahoma City, Aug. 20. J. C.
Miles and Ambrose 1 1 tit. traveling
patent medicine men. are held by
In connection with the
daring theft of a diamond. Vatued at
$2,000, from tho Morehouse Jewelry
company here lute yenterday evening--
The diamond had not been found
up to noon today. Neither !.1 em
ploye of the Jewelry house Identi
fied the men held as the actual thief.
The man who made away with the
precious stone walked Into tho
Joweiry ehop yesterday aftornoon
jtn(t tnM to fe0 ,ora6 diamonds. A
tray was presented containing some
stones, Init they did not suit his
fancy, apparently. He asked to see
some larger diamonds from the dis
play in the window and when they
were shown him, he picked out one
of the largest and examined It. .
The man was critical and appar
ently was giving the diamond a very
close examination. He asked to see
still other atones and as the clerk
turnoii to comply with bis request,
the man suddenly dashed out of the
door, with the stone in his posses
sion leaped Into a waiting automo
bile and waa whlrl. away before
the alarm could bo given.
Miles and Hill, the . patnnt medi
cine men who are being held, called
at the store earlier In the day. They
were accompanied by a woman and
made an effort to trade their Mc
Farland car for the very stone thnt
the' man stolo, officers of tho jewelry
Immediately after they were notified
officers started a rigid search ' for
the thief. Wires out of Oklahoma
City hummed with telegrams and
telephone messages to officers In
towns within a radius of 200 miles
from Oklahoma City, warning them
to bo on tho watch for anyone who
attempted to dispose of the stone.
GO. EXCISE BOARD
Further action oc tho county's
budget for the fiscal year ending
July 1, 1922, Is being held up pend
ing reports from the state board of
equalization on the valuation of
county public service corporations
and utilities, according to Tom, Mc
Elroy, member ot tho beard ot
county commissioners. .
Although tho stato board has ap
proved the valuation figures for both
real estate and personal proporty,
it has not returned any decision on
public service corporations of the
state. This decision is expected some
time, next week and the1 report from
tho board should be hero by Sep
tember 1, Mr. McElroy said.
Tax rates in the county will not
.be definitely determined until tho
budget has boen apporved' by the
? London, Aug. 20. Tho accept-
ance of the British government
to President Harding's invita-
tion to atteud the disarmament
conference in Washington on
November 11, was dispatched
to the United Stutes this after-
. For Oklahoma
Tonight and Sunday partly
cloudy. Cooler tonight
Maximum 96.' Minimum 68.
t f t f t t t t t "
CITY OF DES MOINES
WANTS STREET CARS
fly I'nltcl Press.
la Molnrs, la., Aug. W-Tha city
of De Moines wants Its street cars
bark. After a month's experience
thn means of
Motor Oil and Refining Company
Setting New Boilers and Will
- Begin Refining of Oil Next
- Week la Word.
Operation of tho Motor Oil and
Beflnlng company's plant In this city
will start early next week, It was
stuted this morning by Itaymond N.
St roup, vice president and manager
of the concern. '
The now boilers ta take the placo
ot tho u ; flat Im'tal'i-d un.l which
after lncta!latl"n "ere fiund to be
below specifications, are be'ng sot
today and will be ready for opera
tions next week, Mr. Stroup states.
All other parts of the plant have
been completed and when the Job
of setting the boilers Is complete,
the plant will be ready tor oporatlon.
Crude oil Is being ordered In for
delivery early next week. It is to
come from the Duncan and Granfield
fielda where officers ot the company
own considerable production. The
company owns and will operato Its
own tank cars between tho field and
the refining plant here.
Operation of tho plant will start
with a capacity ot f00 barrels of
crude oil a day and will be enlarged
as the business demands, It was
Mr. Stroup plana to find an outlet
for bis gasoline, fuel oil and other
pioducts ot the plant, In Grady
county, making It a home proposi
tion. He will operate a fleet ot tank
trucks In Chlckasha and among the
towns In Grady county. Ho Is now
supplying two 'wildcat tests In
Grady county with fuel oil, shipping
it for the time being from Duncan
and Granfield. By the middle ot next
week he plans to furnish this sup
ply from the platU at Chlckasha.
Officers of tho company are R. C.
Williamson, Granfield, president; It.
N. Stroup, Chlckasha, vlce-prosldont
and manager; H. It. lluylo, Granfield,
secretary and treasurer.
FEAR BLACK 10
By United Press.
Barnstablo, Maa3, Aug. 20. Offi
cials of Camp Perkins have boen
wired for additional troops to bold
in check a negro mob which is fear
ed as a result ot the placing therein
ot three blacks on a charge of as
sault. The three wero placod in jail last
night on a charge of attacking Ger
trude Butler and when persistent
rumors of a black mob being organ
ized to storm the jail for the purpose
of rescuing them, , reached Sheriff
Rosenthal Jie wired for the troops.
AID TAKE AUTO
By Unitod Press.
Detroit, Aug. 20. Two . bandits
made a cleanup of considerable pro
portions near, here today when they
qualified as Jewel thieves and auto
They held ud M. Giasner, Mrs.
Dorothy Stevens and Mrs. A. h.
Ooldman near Mount Clemons today,
robbed them of $7,000 worth of
diamonds and other jewelry. Then
the bandits took their victims' car
and made their escape.
The rupp interests in Germany Washington, Au$. 20. President
now employ more than 92,000 per-' Harding has accepted the appoint
sons, of whom 49,000 are employed meat of honorary president of the
jdn the gssen worjs,
11,066,000 Invested In School Proper-
ty; tl High Schools In Grady;
Nearly 12,000 Attended
Grady county has tl,nr.,0O0 Invest
ed In school property, according to
figures compiled by O. A. (iasaway.
asHiMant county superintendent of
public Instruction. These figure In
clude the .'i.'l.nii'i worth of school
property locuted in tho ilty-of Chlck
asha. Nearly 12,immi school children de
rived benefits from this Investment
during thn 1920 21 school term, the
rcpn.-t show. Of these. IU) students r
were enrolled in t ni. aasna scnoois. .
Three hundred and all teachers were
employed to Instruct these students.
HI of whom were employed In local .
Grady county rank among the
highest In tho state In tho number
of high schools supported.
According to Asst. Ktipt. tlasuway's
report, 21 high schools. Including tho
Junior, Sonlor and Lincoln (negro)
high schools, the St. Joseph's Acad
emy and the preparatory school of
the Oklahoma College for Women,
are (mated In Orady county. A high
school Is within the reach of every
ohlld In the county, the report states.
Chlckasha high schools are mem
bers of the North Central Associa
tion of High Schools and Cullies.
The Senior high school hore won
first place in the school exhibit at
the 1920 state fair and exposition.
BE OPENED S
Two Projects Opened to Ex-8ervlce
Men, Auxiliary Head Learns;
Land Free but Need Cap
ital for Water.
In rowponno to requests from a
number of ex-service men in this
county, Mrs. Blanche Freeman, presi
dent of tho women'B auxiliary unit of
tho Raymond T. Hurst post of the
American Legion has collected Infor
mation concerning the homestoadlng
of irrigated lands in Wyoming. Dates
for tho opening aro from, Soptombor
9 to 16.
World war votorans havo a 60 days
profcrence in filing on tho land, Mrs.
Freeman says, About 19,000 acres are
Included in tho two projects, North
Platte and Shoshone.
Although full particulars concern
ing tho farms and tho methods of ob
taining thorn, Mrs. Frcoman says,
have not been given out, it Is un
derstood that a deposit of $3 to $5
per acre will be required with ouch
application, this deposit to be applied
to tho operation and maintenance
chargo of tuo water rights.
The land Is given free of' cost but
a chargo is mado by tho Reclamation
Service for Irrigation water used
each year. The cost of this service
is pro rated among the farms In each
project and varies from year to year,
Mrs. Freeman learned.
Officials of the Reclamation Ser
vice stales tbo auxiliary head, bave
advised that votcrans without some
capital should not attempt to file on
these farms, as about $000 and $2000
for tho equipment and stock will be
needed the first year. Veterans inter
ested in the North Platte movement
may get detailed information by
writing to Project Manager, U. S. R.
C, Mitchell, Nob.; those intrested
in the Shoshone opening should'
write to. Project Manager, Powoll,
Wyo., according to Mri. Freeman.
Information concerning cither of the
projecta may be obtained from, the
U. S. Reclamation Service, Washing-
i ton, D. C.
HARDING IS NAMED AS
HONOR HEAD PRESS MEET.
By United Press.
rl??5 SPnfT!2 9! iW. y?rl?t
NEED OF FARLE
ihould Be United te Protect and
Promote Agricultural Interests,
Declares Speaker at Farm
re' Picnic Yesterday,
I OF POMONA GRANGE
Church, School and Orange Art
Three Great Developers of Rural
Life, Speaker States; Urge
School System Change.
Uniting the American farmer Into
ja nonpartisan organisation to safe-
d promo the interMti 0f
rrul,ur. described as "the areaU
Ml of ,m,UB,rlo, , BK.MMry for
hp fmr M&re of ,h(J tgrk.-u,.
, , ,
This was tho keynote ot an ad
dress delivered at tho Qrady county
fair ground yesterday aftemooon by
John A. McSparran, slate master of
the Pennsylvania Pononui . Grange,
The address was the principal num
br on the program for the all-day
n'rnle fl'-en by the Orady county
Orsrre. , , , .
Three Great Developer . . ,
There are three great developer
nf cotitrun'tr life the church, the
school and the Grange, the speaker
said. "We , do not fully appreciate
what chrlstlanty moans to a nation."
he said. "Look , at the rountrle
where little Is known of the Bible.
They have no property protection, no
law, no order and It's every man
for hlmaolf." ,t i
Referring to the school, tho speak
er atated that It had been assumed
living in the city Is the way to edu
cate the rural child. Ho urged a
change in the rural School system
that will better propare the farmer
boy and t girl ; to . succeed In their
profession. Too much time Is re
quired when the farmor boy or girl
U forced to go 'several' miles' to a
town or consolidated school, ho said.
Agriculture, music, domestic science,
and the use ot wood and Iron-working
coursos should be included in
tho currlmulum for the rural stu
dents, the Grango master declared.
f unctions or me urange
In defining tho functions of tho
Pomona Grango, thn speaker stated
that tho organization brought fami
lies of the community together to
promote good fellowship and glvo
the community a finer social lit'o.
At the Grange meetings, tho farmer
learns to express himself in pub
lic, to discuss ' Issues and tako a
part in the leadership in beneficial
movomonta, Mr. McSparron doclarod.
It also, ho said, glvos the rural pet)
plo a broader vision of their 'civic
responsibilities and brings to them'
a source of valuable Information.
Showing tho magnitude of the agrl-
ciiit'.iral Industry In the ' Unitod
Statos, Mr. McSparrcn pointed to tho
fact that this Industry, boforo the
war, represented an investment ot
billion dollars. The: interests ot
this stupendous industry should bo
guarded, bo said, just as the stout
trust guards the stoel industry and
the sugar trust guards the sugar
Give Officials Co-operation
'Glvo your representatives , at
Washington and at tho state capltol
some co-opcratlon," tbo speaker
pleaded. "When you get one that ts
working for the interests ot the poo
pie, then vote for him for re-election
regardless ot his political beliefs.
Many people want to kick tho
public official; when they should
kick themselveB,''i the speaker said. ,
In company with: C..C. King, tes
ter ot the Oklahoma ; State Grange,
M r. McSparren left Cbickasba lata
where ho will remain until tomorrow
w.hon ' ho is scheduled to go to
Perry to speak to the Noble County
Other numbers on tho program,
wero: community songs, a short ad
dress by Mrs. Dolly Jones, state lec
turer tor tho Grange, a piano duet by
Misses Goetting and Woods and a
piano solo by Mrs. Woods.
Many Chlckasha business end pro
fessional men attendend the picnic,
having been especially Invited by
officials of the Grady county Grange,
'A, basket lunclj was served gt soon.