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y HOME HOME EDITION . EDITION ftjLL LEASED WIRE ASSOCIATED PRESS AT THE GATEWAY OF- OPPORTUNITY ARDMORE, OKLAHOMA, FRIDAY, AUGUST 12, 1921 VOL. 28 NO. 257 EIGHT PAGE UPPER SILES1AN RUMOR OF CRISIS Midget Twins Found ltogalusa, Ia., Aug. 12. Uilli and Jack Adams, twins of Mr. and Mrs. Williuin Adams, are be lieved by local doctors to be th'i smallest folk extant. Billle weighed 11 ounres at birth and Jack 17. Mrs. Adams' six other children are of normal size. Tho midgets appear to be in perfect health. DRIVERLESS RADIO AUTO IN PS1 S BUSIEST TRAFFIC . M,A30b The Age of Knowledge New York, Aug. 12. New York ers have developed such a passion for reading the dictionary that a time limit of three minutes has been placed on patrons at the New York public library, It was learned to day. Library officials are mystified. ION TURNED (0 THE LEAGUE IS DISCREDITED 1ST IRISH MATTER latter Threatened Break Council; Decision Solves "Crisis Between France and England Question received HEARTY APPROVAL SUGGESTION THAT MATTER UK REFERRED TO LEAGUE OF " NATIONS WAS MADK BY , v MB. LLOYD GEORGE Paris, Aug. 12. France and Great Britain have decided to refer the up- Sllesian question to the league of .atlons, it was"- announced here to- ay. This question, which involves l rawing a frontier between Poland nd Qermany In upper Silesia, threat ened yesterday to bring about a break twt the meeting of the supreme allied ouncu. This decision was considered here "day to have solved the crisis that rose between France and England, 'he, announcements said that "certain nsurraountable difficulties which had risen between Italy, Japan and Eng kind on one hand and France on tho 'ther," had given rise to the solu lon decided upon. It was understood that supremo ouncii would continue its agendo, specially the discussion of relief n Russia, during the absence of Lloyd George. The British premier lelayed his departure and there wer? uraors this forenoon that he might or leave until tomorrow morning, "he official statement Issued after oday's cabinet meeting sold: "Premier Lirland gave an account l the present stage of the supreme founcll's work, more especially con- icrnlng upper Silesia. The iiosition taken by the French delegation ri Jelved the unanimous support of the ahlnet." The decision to refer the question o the League nf Nations was taken rder the setond clause of Article I. of the Versailles treaty, together th Article XII. ond Article XIII. hey are a iurt of the covenant of i league of nations and provide foi' eference to that body- of "any rlr- umstunce whatever affwtlng Inte-- JijUoriul relations which threatens to Vurb international poacc or the good inderstundlng between nations upon ihlch peace depends." The suggestion that the matter io ' referred to the league was mad" iy Mr. Lloyd George and M. Brlond ywurred Immediately. (M. Briand wore a satisfied air upon fcvlng the Hotel Crlllon and con firmed report that a settlement had n reached. It was understood thai Ir. Lloyd George would attend this Dirnoon' meeting uf the supreme ouncll. George Harvey,- American arubasa or tn Creot llrituln. and represent- jlfe of the United States at the leetlng of the supreme council did Ot take any position relative to re- trring the Sllesian question to th" urue. according to a French ofii- ial. It was reported his opinion was ot asked and was not proffered. It Las learned that Premier Uilund pro- used to Mr. Lloyd George this morn- tig that the United Stutes be aaked ii arbitrate the Hlh-slun controversy, ut this proposal was abandoned In uvor Of the Urltlsh premier" sug- esdoo, that the matter be left to lie. league. "The supreme council has decided u refer the upper Sile-slan question L the Lcugue of Nations," mild Mr. loyd Gi-orgo upon leaving the cvun I meeting shortly before noon to lake hi train for lAndm. "Our de- ston was unanimous." Did Amussador Harvey vote m-nT said." replied the premier, "that ur decision was unanimous. The div ision to refer (he whole Sllesian roblem to the league of nations .as unanimously approved later at a neellng of the council. Mr. Lloyd George left Pari on the -gular noon train. He was aecum utiled by Sir Maurice Hankey and 1 member of his staff. Amlaudor Harvey told the routi t! this morning that the Unite.l iuts governmenl had thought from he beginning that the upper Sil." au question was a purely Kurote-an ne and ns It was now to b referred i the League of Nations In which lit United States wa not represented thought he would be Interpreting ite view of hi government by not brtlclpatlng In the decision to refer lit '(Uestion to the league. Ksle Released on llond I.. E. KstM was given hearing he art Justice or ine reace nuicner h J released on bond on a charge of Caking and dispensing choc beer. IRS. LUCE DEAD; BODY TAKEN TO .' TEXAS FOR BURIAL Mr. M. D. I.ure.i 47 year old. did II e family residence, 402 C street, iutheat. at 4 o'clock this morning. 4)owlug a continued Mines. The HMin will tx eent to Cameron, rtas, the former home, for Interment, j Deceased h1 been a resident of lrt"or for about fur year, coming VeVfrom Tea: Mr. I.uce I a -;l officer for the Itanu Fe. She Is ,c?led by her husband, three daucV -J, Mle Bu nd Bessie of Ard X aad .Ufa. Florence Uarkor of VICTOR G. LOGAN OFSUMMERFIELD IS SHOT TO DEATH LEE MADDOX, MAIL CARRIER, SURRENDERS TO SHERIFF, STATING THAT HE KILLED SUMMERFIELD MAN Poteau, Okla., Aug. 12. Follow ing the kill i uk early today of Viv tor G. Logan, constable of Sum merfleld township, prominent mrr rlinnt and planter, at his store at Summerfield, I.ee Maddux, aged 23, a mail carrier, also of Sum merfield, surrendered to Deputy Sheriff E. S. Sumpter, stating that he Killed lgan. ..Logan was 55 yeurs old. According to Sheriff Hunt, Maddox said the shooting was tho outgrowth of an ar gument. Poteau, Okla., Aug. 12. Victor (. Logan, constable of Summerfield township, prominent merchant and planter was shot to death by an as sassin ut his store at Summerfield, early this m rning according to mea gre reports teoelved by Sheriff Hunt. Logan went to his store in response to a burglar alarm which was connect ed with his residence. When it sounded he hurried to Investigate. He went through the store and finding nothing suspicious, was locking the store doors preparatory to returning home when he was slain. Sheriff Hunt and a posse ace en route to Summerfield. Logan is said to have been active In his community against the liquor traffic. He was a large land owner and had one of the finest country horoj-s in eastern Ok lahoma. Logan is the second peace officer to be a victim of a shooting affray in this county In two days. Lander W. Quails, chief of police of Poteau, was dangerously wounded here yesterday morning in a duel with Walton James, an Indian who died later in tho day fiom Injuries he sustained in the fight. The condition of Quails was said by physicians to be encouraging to day. Quails attempted to arrestvJame when the shooting occurred. Both men emptied their guns in the duel. MRS. ZANIES DIVIDES BIG STICK PEPPERMINT CANDY WITH FRIENDS Visitors to the office of County Superintendent today were treat ed to a piece of peppermint candy broken from a very large stick. Just how Mrs. Zanlcs became pos sessed of so large a stick of this particular kind of candy might bo Interesting. In tho last general election Mr. Clay, county surveyor, und Mr. Zanies ran without opikj.nI tlon. Mr. Tluy wagered Mrs. Mrs. Zanies a stick of peppennent that he received more votes than he. Mr. Clay bought the candy. He did not buy It writer for the rvu son that he rould not find In locul stock until today the kind of rtlck called for In the wager. HUNDREDS ATTEND LEGION AFFAIR AT WHITTINGTONPARK Hundreds of people Jammed Whlt tlngton Park lust night iyc guests of the American Legion ut a stunt party and watermelon fcat. The high div ing of Misses O'lHmnel und Ruth No tun and Walter rton featured the aquatic events. Leiips were made from a iO-foot ladder. Fifty Ice cold watermelons were sliced at the beginning of the enter tainment. Fifteen men nnd women entered the 10ii-yard clash which was won by Ted O'lHinnell. He ulso wn the egg race for men. Mr. Myrtle Holler, lo.ll West Main street, won the eeg race for women and idso the fit women's nee. Homer Renfro. 374 C sirevt north west, Won the sack rnce ojiuinst a Held nf men nnd women. Jack Ocborn won the swimming rnce nguinat a field of romMtitnr. ETHRIDGE'S UNCLE WONT GIVE UP BOY Muskogee, Okla. Aug. I! J . F.lherldge, who claims to have Mill rout Ktherldge, Muskogee's "missing !,' 'In runlody at hi liotne In Mount Hclmnn. Teias. refuse to sur lender him tn officers, actrdlng to n telegram received tmliiy from Chief of Police KJ Msloney, who. With George H'lerrod. (xillcmrtn nnd uncle tf the boy. left for Texas lust night to bring young Ktherldge back. Upon receipt nf the Information, a warrant was lssu.il by Omltum Moore. asistnnt rounty attorney, rliarglng Fthefidge with perjury in connection with the holdup and kid Imping stories he related ld the x Ine prior to hi evoml dl-w'eor- snre on Tu-liv, August 2. In th' event that the bov refum to submit to arrest. Chief Maloney will apply for ettmcliiton ia, 11 was all Dvuncvd lodaj ii Iffl i, rfi ?$ $ m Mr -If rl A driverless automobile recently startled policemen in Dayton, O., when Captain Tl. K. Vaughn, chief of the Radio Section at McCook Meld piloted it by radio control through tho busiest streets of the city. The car controlled by radio wiis cigur shaped, about eight hind, with a radio outfit overhead, down and the horn tooted. FORMATION OF NEW ! I L L FEELING IS MILO ENTERTAINS SPANISH CABINETjBELIEVED C Al!SELI0N MEMBERS AND BEING CONSIDERED OF MADILL MURDER i FRIENDS ROYALLY KING HAS ASKED FORMER PRE MIER TO HEAD G0 ERNMENT; SPANISH PRESS DBIAXDS CRUSH MORROCO REBELLION (Br tht AiHclated Fr) Madrid, Aug. 12. Conferences with political leaders with the view to the formation of a new Spanish cabinet to succeed that of Premier Allendcslazur, which resigned yesterday, was begun here today Antonio Maura, former premier who has been asked by the king to head tho government. In poli tical circles, belief, was expressed that Senor Mauri would be successful In gaining tho support necessary to form nis ministry. Demands tr.at Spain crush the Moor ish rebellion in Morocco, are maJe by influential newspapers here. The government has published a declaration thanking the citizens of varl'ius American republics who have declared their wish to come to Spain to participate in the fighting. Cuba has offered to form a volunteer regiment, Argentina has sent 6S volunteers to the foreign legion and the Spanlsti embassy in London has received numerous of fers from Englishmen to form a con tingent to enter the fighting. HAS NO COMMENT TO MAKE ON HER FATHER'S WEDDING Santa Anmi. Cat. Aut,'. 12. Mrs. K. K. Kemsberg of Sanm Ana. sister of President Harding, last nlirht at her residence here, sitid she had no com ment to make on the marriage of her father, other than to say that she h:id known for home time Dial the mar riage was conic mplald by her father. When usked if she had communicated cngrutulatii-rts, she said raal so far she hud not. Marion, Ohio. Aug 12. Marlon to day was congratulating lr. Goorue T. H erding, father of President II. mime, on his marriage yesterday ut Monroe Michigan, to Miss Alice Severne. Ms stenographer and office attend. int. for the l;t eight years. Scares if surprised towtifulk today personally tendered best Wishes to the venerable physician and his bride, both of whom are well known by the Majority of Marion residents. Efforts to keep the marriage secret were to no av.til. ar'umgh not until after the couple rc.u hc-d Mnrl- n last night, six h"Urs icfl-r Rev, Frank T. Knowles. n Presbyterian minister at Monre had pronounced them man and wife, did Dr. II irdinit admit Dial In had become a benedict. Dr. Harding said that Miss Severne nnd he Ii ft Marlon together Wednesday morning and went to Detroit. "V were refused a license in Windsor, Canada, because we were nH resl cVnt.s,' he said. "Wii spent Wednesday night In ! troit at the hi me if Mr. und Mrs. loui V. Sntiboi'n. Who lire relatives of mini. They accompanied us to j Monroe, where wo were married short ly after tiism. I know- I nm nut going t b" . nrsume now," he told Ihe newspuiM'r men. At the diK'tor's sugceslloti. Mr. Hard'ng was taken to her home. He then asked to be driven to his tinmo, n short distance away. Dr. Harding, who is 7 years old, ha been a prac ticing physician In Marlon for SO j,-ear. Mis Severne wjs born In Murl'Mt coun ty hi years ago. New York, Aug. H. n operation Imlay nn Henry P. D.ivImiii nf J. I'. Morgan and ('iiinmny lor an nfferlioii itl tlw audilory nerve tlisrlosnl it lium ttear the brain, It was rrxr!cd at Roosevelt lioMrilal, w Iters the opera tion was issrlormed by four sperlal Ms. Althuugli Mr. Davison wa nn I he operating table fur more than three I our, the tumor will no he removed, it was staled, because uf loss of hlood and depression railsed by the inaes tlirttr. Ill rendition, bowexer, I re porlrd aalUfador). feet long, and had three pneumatic: tired was Captain augnn. VV nun tney came LOCAL ATTORNEY C. A. (OAKLEY SPENDS DAY IN MADILL IN CONFERENCE WITH MAN CHARGED W ITH KILLING Personal grievances is believed to be the cause of the fatal shooting of A. A. Grec-nman, 50 yeurs old, farmer of Murxhull county, nn lacst Main street In Madill ut 9;HU o'clock Thui-sday night. II. 11. Thompson, furmerstockmun of Woodville, is in custody of county officers awaiting preliminary hearing on a charge of firing the shots Ihul resulted in Grccnmun's death. C. A. Coaklcy of Ardmore is in Mudill to day confeiTlng with Thompson as his Counsel. George Sliced, county attorney of Marshall county, is today making un investigation of the ni't'ulr, but at noun would make no statement as to his finding. He is winking on the theory that the dead man was un armed at the time of the shooting, It Ls understood. Greenman moved to Madill seven or eight years ago, but more recently had been living in Ada. where he was in business. His wife, who rt-m.iinisl In Ada to attend to the business, ar rived in Madill this morning and Is unending Hie funeral arrangements. Three Suits Auainsl Drilling Co. Three" separate cuses Were filed In district cour; laic Thursday afternoon against the H. c. Anderson Drilling Company asking foreclosure of lien. The lt vie fii.-d ,y Klmer I. Jure, Dave Rotund and Frank Young, re spectively. FINDS DAUGHTER AFTER 40 YEARS Philadelphia. Aug. U After furtv mrs' Mpaiatloii from his family Horace W. Alison of Philadelphia, has Just traci'd Ins daughter. Ih-vllle Caroline, to !lirmini:!iam, Ala., when- I e Informe d Vr that he held Hi II lift fur her all i sl.ile- reported In cXi d JJOii.Oeil (fi her by hei numlfulhcr. Waller Alison, In lvi r. he sniivli li. gan III MoU ily, Mo. vine Aliroii left his cl.iiigliter ulter l.er mother's death. It toeik him Ij Palestine', Texas, where fdio had gone nftiT marriage, tie mv to Illinois and rmally to Al.iUima. Allien is i.ud to l.aye ili."i overisl h Is the gtnniHatlnr of five i liildri n His daughte r's mar i luge name is withheld. CO-OPERATIVE LIVE STOCK COMMISSION WiinhinglKti, Aug. 12.- I'staUish mint of a co-oiii rative liveitoek com mission house ut East St. Louis wis unilollli.'i-d lielay lis the- first tangili'e re-a;t of the study of co-opcr iltve livestock niurketitu by the Aiinrlean I farm bttreiivi federal ion's i imiiiitte-e 'it 11. The ci mmissieiu. In sesli ii here, Minouneed that ttu cii-opi-ratlve hmHe w. uld be stnrlis.1 nt National stock yards. Illinois, Imini'itu'cly. A committee of five was name. 1 urgnnixe the commission bouse. They were John (!. Brown, Indiana; K. H. Cunningham, town! S. I'.. Collins. Col : J. E. Iteeog-Scedl. Texas, uliel II. W. Mumfid. I Uiiivis. The company w'H charge the regu lar commission fer selling livesdck. Mr. .Mum ford said today, "but their rirnlngs will be pneritesl back accord ing to the business dune. At Omaha, this has amounlrsl to ia per rent. As focker and feeder company far f.H tening will tits,, be estahli"hct us a subsidiary. WEATHEE Oklnrnhia: Tonight and Saturday pnrl cloudy. wheels. In a car a short distance be to a crossing the drlverless car slowed GUESTS ARE SHOWN CAMP SITE OFFERED BY DR. AMERSON FOR BOYS AND GIRUS OF CARTER COUNTY Out where ejooi breezes play and shaded slopes lcuding downward to an ever-running brook lends enchant ment, there members of the Lions f'ub met the good people of Milo com. munlty nnd enjoyed a picnic supper and watermelon feast, Thursday night This was the first get-together meet Ing of the Linns in the rural commun ity and was attended by more than luu. including members, their families und friends. An equal number of Milo folks turned out to gTeet the visitors. Early arrivals at Milo were escort' ed over the farm of Dr. E. A. Amer son, where pure-bred iRnjs and cat tle roam the grassy slopes. J. W Johnson, the earliest settler of the community, acted as host for the Milo people and led fhem ti a nook In one corner of the 700 acre Amerson pasture which has been suggested as a play proline! for Carter county people. Then supper was spread on the pebbled beach of the brook and while only the union hoked on, convention was laid uwidi and all cnjojvd the sup' per they had brought along. It was 9 o'clock before the visitors paid their resperts to the Milo people and voted tlii-m charming entertainers. 1'foii arrival ut Milo, assembly was h'-lil at the- home of Mr. Johnson and nt the gene-nil store where lemonade was served from a balf-biirrel. Col. Sidney Suggs made a short talk to the younger folks while the olde-r one were ge-ttlng nciuaintesl. The picnic site is cne of the places offered to the people of tho county ut a playground, and under the diree tarn of Cololie-I Suggs a few of those present went for nn inspection over the wooded slopes und down rhe route of th" creek to where the hills break the sinootl.ness. It is here that Milo people want the county playground lo cated. The Wate r Is deep enough for BWim ming. fi"n abound, and during the sum mer the ground Is ruve-red with a rich earpi-t of grass, oak trees abound, and all e-tiyiroiimeiits necessary for un ideal camping ground are to be had. Ir. nie-r-ie.fi states that he will do nate any pail of his TuU acres to the pee pie of the county and will aid them iri i t 1 1 , ii v it i' -h.ipe fur a nxi v.uion center MILO Mill I. It. IMS The Lions went un it rampage when iey broke Mom their ewes utiJ cars in the eity .i-t evening. TheV Were elre-Hid for u good time unj tin had It. Colonel Suggs was there and couldn't let away fioin the- siilijis-t T good rieads His parting sugkcstioii wus, "And Ju-el think, mice they suid 1 was ci i for talking about concrete l l allies and graved roads." The Way Jim P-urrnii hrokrt Into the Infill of those watelinelons sent a thrill Into the bivai t of every spin sle i that saw- him. The way come of Die other Lion al. tlntr Wa Into lt,e pie tile supper reminded the Mdo toiks of Dr. Am eison's fine hog". Dr. Johnson was tlnre with bell in. loo. He wasn't mixing well titiill nfti-r the supper was nboul (baled away lllld his belt hud been e o-enrd Two of the Lions went off In search of adventure and found It when they re-turned after the lust si nd niili hud been given to one of the 'Milo kiddles who hud loet Pis field tooth. One of the Milo young women was e llnilei'd With the lllell III the lunch Ihul she wanted the name of rcry one of them. The single Itiofl in the crowd dlcltfl hesitate. fleotge Poulter was the must hi- I litur man In the crowd, and It wasn't llec.tuse he tarried a bathing suit, I nllier. fflGHTOWER VERY COOL INDIVIDUAL ATTORNEY STATES BELIEVED TO BE MAJOR CIL4R- ACTER IN MURDER OF CATH OLIC PRIEST; SEARCH FOR OTHERS CONTINUES San Fnuicisco, Aug. 12. Search went forward today for two characters, a woman und a man In the drama that reached its climax with the ex huming of the body of tha Rev. Father Patrick Heslin, Catholic priest, from a shallow grave on the Pacific coast south of San Francisco, late Tuesday night. Those characters are the man as yet unnamed, but whom polic? officers say was connected with the .'.laying, and Dolly Mason, mentioned by William A. Hightower as having given him tli information on which he based hs successful search for the priest's body. Police officers say they frankly be lieved that in Hightower, held lii the hall of justice here, they had the ma jor character in the affair and Indi cated that filing of formal charges of murder against him was so overshad owel by other developments on to be but a routine matter. "Hightower is a very cool, calcu lating Individual," said District Attor ney Franklin Swart of San Mateo county in a statement. "He has an inclination to be 'smart' and appears tc think he is putting it over on us I think we shall break him down soon." Hightower, according to Captain of Ietectives Duncan Matheson, when tusked by him why ho did not first go to the police with his information tbout the body, instead of to the resl dence of Archbishop Edward J. Hanna. leplli'd that he was out arter the re ward that had been offered and that he believed that if he went first to the police, thoy and not he would get the money. Captain Matheson said that he did not believe that Hightower was the man who called for Heslin and too): him away under pretense that he was ;o visit a "dying man." "We expect to locate that man nnd have him under arrest before Friday night," he said. An anonymous letter was received by Archbishop Hanna lust night from Ixis Angeles, Informing him that a March in a Mission street hotel near Sixth would result in locating th; murderer of Father Heslin. This let ter was at once turned over to the roliee by the archbishop and request will be made, ll w:is said, to have the Ios Angeles police endeavor to trace the sender. TAILOR SHOP DAMAGED BY FIRE LAST NIGHT Shelton Hi others' tailor shop at :iS West Main Street, together with contents, was damaged by fire of unknown origin about 11:15 o'clock Thursday night. The Frayne millinery and women's furnishing store and the Edison Phonograph Shop, adjoining establishments, were slightly dam aged by smoke. The fire was discovered by a asser b who noticed smoke coming from I he tailor shop and reported to the fire department. A great tiumbe-r if suits of men's clothing und some tuildings were purtly covered by in were destroyed in the tailor shop. The Nuranve, FEW VIOLATIONS OF LAW FOUND BY STATE OFFICIAL After an Inspection of rhirty-thiee In stitutions of Ardmore Miss Cora Smith, heud of the woman's and children's bureau, stale department of labor, fin ished hiT work and left this af- te-rnoon for Oklahoma City to com plele her report. Few violations of the working con ditions and noun were found here, Mis Smith su)s. and while making her Mtrvey, she had the close co-operation of the employers and others In execu tive positions. Several nines were served whiTe Irregularities w-e-re found, hut II Is not expected that prosecu tion will follow. However, then seemed to be a hesl taiicy on I he part of some employes to give Information. During her stay Miss Smith Impressed Upon the em ployes that they could give eonflden- I Hal Information at any t.flia and with out ftear of hampering them In their positions. She Invited them to commun-i-iit with het; by letter from time to time when they felt they had a griev ance. A number of place where women ore employed were complimented by Mis Smith on the working conditions; these Included the telephone office and some of the department store that Lav provided itoot for the employe. Not n single liistntien ot overwork of Juvenile was found. Due to conditions which are expected to nrlse. Mis Smith contemplates re turning to Ardmore within a short time, when she will check up on no tices served thi trip and nuik a second survey. C. M. Smith Held C. M. Smith was arrested last night by Deputy Sheriff Kendall on a charge ot gaining money under fal pretense, and I being held la the county jail In default ot bond. Lloyd v Georges Hurried Departure From Paris Is Subject for Much Discussion TERMS OF MISSIVE STILL UNKNOWN DE VALERVS MESSAGE IS BE LUEYED TO REFLECT VDSW THAT PROPOSALS FURNISH SETTLEMENT BASIS (Br th AuocUted Preni) Dublin, Aug. 12. The letter from Eamoun de Vale3ra, Irish repub lican leader, delivered to Premier Lloyd George yesterday, Is neither an acceptance nor a rejection of the Irish peace proposals, it was learned here today. The letter raises various questions to which an answer Is necessary. The answer may serve to facilitate future dealings, it was said and is not expected to lead to a break In coiiununicatioas. London, Aug. 11. Rumors that re plies of Eamonn de Valera, the Irish rr publican leader, to the British gov ernment's peace proposals, which was received here yesterday, had produced a serious crisis In the Irish situation, were generally discredited here. Prlmo Minister Lloyd George Intended to leave Paris this forenoon for Lon don, and yesterday's rather alarniinsT reports were given credit for a time, but thn attitude taken by the British capital today was that although the terms of the Irish missive were un known, negotiations between the gov ernment and the Irish republicans would continue under favorable con ditions. In well informed quarters belief was expressed that Mr. de Valera's mes sag; reflected the view among mem bers of tho Irish republican parlia ment, with whom he had consulted, that the government's proposals fur nished the basis for a possible set tlement. It wo assumed, howuver. that he asked for more explicit ex planation as to certain detail beforo tbb British proposals should be sub mitted to the Irish republican parlia ment next Tuesday. It was suggested that th hurriM return of the prime minister from Par. If, was prompted by a recognition of tho fact that the short Interval before the meeting of the Irish republican parliament made it desirable that Mr. de Valera have the government's re sponse as long as possible before thJ meeting of the Dall Elreaunn. Some political correspondents surmise that Mr. Lloyd deorge welcomed the op portune arrival of the Irish commu nication as an excuse to escape from the critical atmosphere of Pads, po hlbly hoping that a brief Interrupt lion might relax the strain to which the relations between Great Britain und France have been subjetciej at tho present meeting of the supreme allied council. TULSA OFFICERS PLAN A CAMPAIGN AGAINST BANDITS Tulsa, Okla., AUf. 12. City and county officer were today planning a campaign against motor tlghway men who last night held up a num. N-r of autolsts on a road lending from Tdlsa. to Broken Arrow, a popular drive-way. It was tho second night within a wee-k that motor bandit operated. Last Saturday night a num ber of automobile par Lies wtro rob bed. No exact figure wern available to- t uay on cne numoer rooneu ia.ii nigm but ace'ount Indicates! tha from 10 to li automobile were stopped and their occupunw lined up along the roadside and riibrd. Estimate placed the amount of money taken at f 1.0 Jo.' according to the polle-a who, were en deavoring to get in touch with all who hail been robbed. Women passenger if cnri held up toelny told nrwipuper reporter thrill ing stone of their experience. They were ordered out of their ear anil un der threats of being killed and "hav ing their brain blown out." told to hand ove-r their Jewels and money. They responded to the order while two bandit who were unmasked, stood over them with gun. Officer made a quirk tour of the road Immediately after the robbrrle.1 were reported but fulled lo find any trace of the bandit. A good descrip tion if the men was Uvea and trmtt re expected to follow. UNION CARTKNI F.RH I'LKDGK SERVICES TO FAIR Union Carpenter of Ardmore have volunteered to glv one: day' work at the rountv fair to be held here In September and to Other wise aiwlst In getting boulh and other arrangement made.' A committee rer relenting: the union met .with members of th fair association at tht Chamber of Commerce this morning and went over plan of tho work that ban U bt done.