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OF Kvm :: :: :: THE WEATHER REPORT: T! I.H , Mnn-li 31. Th. toiipfru Iuih . M ii x i in u 111 4!; minimum Ui; north wiimIs mill clear. There nrc u niimlier oC pood rclial)lt' parties who liavc ad ertisi'inciits on tho want ml j.mro for unfurn ished rooms. E1X TlHD lOISi V A S ! 1 1 i . T( X, March :: I . l'ore i H-t ; Ok hihoiiiti, unM'ttlt'il Thurv ttit ; prolmbly ruin ; Fritinv fuir. rri.ii i.i.si:n unti: associ urn pitr.ss hipoiit VOL. X. NO. TULSA, OKLAHOMA, TUT US DAY. APRIL 1, 1 ! 1 TEN PAGES riilOE FIVE CENTS r&.-kW L TULSA BANKER PLEASED WITH MONEY MARK 1'. .1. While Ilcports Condi 1 ions Xow (jrcatly Improved. HARRY SINCLAIR DISCUSSES LEASE Says Joverninont Rest rie lions Hamper the Oil IJusinoPs. PAT .1. U'lllTK, president of tho Kxohange .National bank, H. F. Sinclair, one of tho highest oil pro ducers in I lie I'nltod States, the exe cutive lieml of the oil (c-piirt moiit of ttie firm of White & Sinclair and one of the owners of the Federal league franchise at Newark, X. .1., uriived in Tulsa yesterday morning from Xew York and other eastern cities. Mr. Sinclair attended the hearing before Indian 'oininissloner Sells in the mat ter of the renewal of the Foster banket lease in the Osage nation. Mr. While attended the funeral of two of his cousins In Warren, I'a.. and then went to New York on business. For a month previous ho hail been in New Orleans with his wife and baby. Mr. White said: "The fundamental situation in the east Is improving. For a wliile after the declarations of war the market for securities sagged, Inn things have adjusted themselves, and wiih the reopening of the New York stock exchange and tho arrange ments which have been made for taking care of (ho credit balances of foreign nations without the necessity of withdrawal of gold for Kurope or the dumping on the market of the securities In American enterprises held in Kurope, for fear of a panic, has been obviated. Xn I'car of Panic. "As a matter of fact, the country Is on a sound financial- basis, and although the marketing of the grain crops has been seriously interfered wilh. yet there is no scarcity of money for legitimate purposes. It Is a splendid testimonial of the confidence and the faith of the American people in their hanking system that tlf.y have gone right along transacting their business as usual, und that there has not been a single bank failure of consequence during the past eight monihs. During my somewhat short stay in New York I had occasion to talk to some of the gentlemen a' the head of great financial concerns, and they were all of the opinion that within a very short time all of tho confusion caused by the Kuropean war will have been settled, and that we in this country, outside of the newspapers, will not know that a ureal war Is In progress. Tlil-a the Kest of All. "I find that Tulsa is still the best (Continued On Page Two.) GIRL LOCATED AND BENSON ARRESTED Automobile Repair Man J I eld as Flossie Wards Seducer. Fh F. I.. v li I sie Ward, aged IS. daughter of Ward. Hill I'.asl i-ourm firm, has been missing since early Mondav morning, was located at 1U o'clock yesterday morning in the Alex- a nder hotel on houill liosion uveoiiv, a ft-r It. T. Ouniel, manager or me hotel. i,.,.i i,,.,.,iiw Htisnicious of Her and afterward observed that sne rntea the description of the missing: girl. Iter obvious Inexperience and net youth aroused his suspicion first and '.. i...., i. loiit-im,! thut 11 irirl had mvs- trrioiisly disappeared he notified the j pidh e and .Moion ycte iTiiccrs juish and Crown immediately made the ar rest. fi..- n.lnni. s later the elrl's father. assistil by a young lady clerk at the pOStl nltn'i' eniieu a proirwcieu w.mi i,..r Qlloi-eil ueilni rr hv effecting I for iii aircet at. the Tulsa postoffice. His. ,o is j. C. lielison. supposed to na me be an antoinotule repair man. as Boon hh he was arrested, Mr, Ward learned from the chief of police that the girl wa in his office. In a few minutes I the girl -was In her father s charge and ) Information charging Benson with o- , (in. Hon hud been fit ml at the office of tho county attorney. Mr. Ward pro poses to Hroserute the defendant to the limit. Ilenson's arrest and finding the Im plicated girl dears up one of the deep est mvsleries confronting the local po lice in many months. The young wninun stated that she met Benson at a garage and he persuaded her to go lo a hoiil with him. Tuesday nlgnj t'.rnson telephoned. .ir. ara inn , tin tb -Bieucd that he would never see. girl again If he did not consent to ' hoi Tbt PRtAhllshPfl the i hi father l.elbf that the gtrl had met foul play and his successful wait at . the postoffice was the outgrowth of the threat. British Battleships "Irresistible" I I ' I7 S BATTLDilllP ) i , ip:v 4, -r'i1 V" r-v ---SirS I.ONTioN, r.l.ii'. it (1.- orrii'tai nntiouncement is made by the admlrally i tint the ll'ilish battleships Irresistible and Ocean have been sunk in the Dardanelles. The Admiralty statement assertf the damage was dune by f'oatlng mines, but the Turks declare torpedoes sunk the warships. The Irresistible was of 15. (mo tons displacement and the Ocean was U'.aua tons liotli were e'luinpcd with four 12-inch and twelve, G-ltich guns. It Is reported (hat neither .ship lost any of her crew in the disHster. JAP'S DEMANDS ON CHINA ARE SEVERE Two Sets ol' Formal Do mantis Sent to Peking by Jap (Joverninent. WOULD BIND CHINKS Railway Concessions, Legal Rights and Land (I rants Sought by Mikado (Correspnnilenre of th Atoci.ita,l I'ri-KS.) PEKING, China, Feb. 2,". Since the negotiations between Japan and China concerning the Japanese de mands upon the republic have been going on in Peking, reference has been made to two nets of Japanese demands. One consists of twenty-one clauses and was presented to China as a basis of negotiations; the other con sists of twelve clauses and was given by the Japanese minister In Peking to tho itu.s.xlun. French, lirltish and American ministers in the Chinese capital. The text of the demands handed to the Chinese government follows: (.roup One. Tho Japanese government and th Chinese government, being desirous of malntalng the peace of eastern Asia and of further strengthening the friendly relations existing between (Continued On l'afc-e Ten.) KNOW A Tl I.S ANCKIXHi:? Do you know n funny Incident of early days in Tulsa? Can you recall some occurranee that migl bring laughter to those who read It? If you do The World would be glad to have it for use in Achieve, ments of Tulsa, the real booster edition to be Issued in April, and which will have a circulation of In tho neighborhood of fifty thousand copies throughout the United Mates. Maybe tt is something that hap pened In later years, something that shows the rapid growth of the city. Anything of this nature will be accepted and published. Just write It on' one hide of the paper. It doesn't imike any difference whether you are a fluent writer or not we will attend to that part of It. Or perhaps you have an Idea that you think should be incorpo rated In this edition. If so. Jiud send it in. This Is to be a Tulsa edition In the strictest sense of the word. It will contain n-j aiher Using and is costing The World a large amount of money, and Tho Worltl wants the citizens of Tulsa to assist In making it the biggest and best "booster'' newspaper ever published. Get In the game. WATSON SAYS HE WAS NOT BUOGHT Commissioner Occupies the Stand All Day; Tells of Manv of His Xotes. IS NOT ABLE TO PAY ITamon (hive $ 2,000 to Wat son but Did Not Remem ber; May Finish Today. 'SKXATi: IS I'lXliU." OKLAHOMA CITY, March 31. Chairman (loodr, In. Sams and Sltton of the board of managers of the Impeachment case against A. I.. Welch, insurance commis sioner, today secured from John T. Crawford of Ada, admission that he made the statement so mo time ago that "the insurance men are too late, the senate Is already fixed." Crawford admitted that he made the statement In the lobby of the I.ee-llucklns before several witnesses, but said that it was meant merely as a Joke, Crawford Is a lawyer from Ada and has been a lobbyist during t tie legislature. Me Is an intimate friend of Commissioner Web b. OKLAHOMA CITY. March 31. That it was not Improper for him to borrow 'money from attorneys or agents of corporations over which tho corporation commission exercised control-so long as such transactions did not influence him in his official actions, was the expression of Com ' mlssioner A. P. Watson, rtefendant in impeachment proceedings, while on 1 (he stand today in his own behalf, i Attorneys for the prosecution sought I to ascertain his attitude in that re- (Cpntinued On Page Two ) FUGITIVE GIVES UP TO OFFICER Constantly fearing arrest und wan dering from place to place In order that he might evade the minions of law, Frank A. Wilson, a fugitive from the Jefferson, ind., slate reformatory, yesterday placed himself at Iho mercy of Patrolman Kulllvan In West Tulsa, lie is being detained at the city Jail pending word from the Indiana au thorities. Wilson was sentenced to the penal institution for arson, tits term being from two to 21 years. He escaped two months ago. The prisoner set fire to a barn belonging to a man against whom he had a grudge, according to his Ftatement at the polite station. A $1'5 reward was out for his capture. Pat or Prohibition. HFIADFOHU. F.ngland. March 31. (11:45 p. m ) The chamber of com merce tonight adopted a resolution favoring total prohibition, with com- iiensation to the holders of liquor Ictuses. and "Ocea " T,Tr PRIIIZ FRiEDRICH IS RECEIVING COAL Sixteen Hundred Tons of Coal IJeing Loaded on Cernian Steamer. REFUSE INFORMATION All Approaches to Shipyard Were Closed Ry Order of IT. S. Officials. NKWPOUT XKWS. March 31. L'nder supervision of tho United States navy, the Herman merchant raider Prinz Fitel Friedrlch tonight is filling her bunkers with coal. Six teen hundred tons were delivered alongside on barges lato In tho day and the crew ltn mediately began transferring the coal to the cruiser. When the barges arrived at the shipyard where the Kitel Friedrlch is moored orders were at once given to liar all approaches for tho night. Cap taaln Thlerb hens requested the Wash. Ington government to furnish a. patrol for the pier which his ship occupies (Continued on Page Two.) GOVERNOR NAMES AN OLD FRIEND OKLAHOMA CITY. March 31. Ctovernor Williams today appointed J. M. Crook of liurant as parole officer, as provided under the new law passed by the last legislature, abolishing the hoard of prison control and placing those duties under the control of the board of affairs. Mr. Cook will main tain his office here. He assumed his duties today. Mr. Cook was for many years a resident of Houston county, Texas, and a friend of long standing of the governor. Opportunities come to everyone, but must be promptly seized if you would lake udvantage of tlieiu. Sean tin- want ad columns of THE WOULD daily for Business Opportunities. On the other,, hand, be ready to hejze the opportun ity, using the want ad col umns to sell your holdings, should the occasion present itself. w 0RLD ANTS IN Tn Dardanelles KING GEORGE SAYS HE'LL QUIT DRINK Fngland's Ruler Volunteers to Abstain From Fse of All Liquors. MUST ACT AT ONCE Traffic in Alcoholic lever ages Ties Up Manufac ture of Munitions. LONI'O.V, March 31, (It): 00 p. in.) King tieorge has added his plea to that of the ship owners and, in some cases that of the labor ites themselves, that some vigorous measures be adopted to cope with tho question of drunkenness, which it is urged, is basing the effect of delay ing the delivery of munitions of war. The king has volunteered, if it Is considered advisable, personally to givo up the use of all ulcoholhj li'i uors and to Issue an order against their use in the royal household. Such notification has been sent to David Lloyd (leorge, the chancellor of (Continued On Page Two.) dudleYnamed on commission OKLAHOMA CITY, March 31. J. J. I mil l - of .Norman w as appointed by Ciovernor Williams today as mem her of the supreme court commission from tho fo.irth supreme court dis trict. Fred S. Caliwcll of this city was the governor's I'rst appointment fim that district, but was uncon tirmed by the court. Another appoint ment Is due on the commission to complete the number. J. (1. Halls of Atoka was appointed at large, but was not confirmed by the high court. COMMENCE WORK ON WATER MAINS Workman will commence digging trenches for the laying of 3,r0' feet jtf water mains In the Park Hill i-nd Irving Place ndditiins this morning, according to action of the city com- mission at a special meeting jester da morning. . i Already the residents of the section cf tho city 4ave supplied the addl ,tions with newer. Tho additb n lies Immediately beyond the Owen park. .Many liirife Coal Orders. r.EAMXO, March 31. The mines of the Heading Coal & Iron Co. will close tonight and resume again Tues- i day, April 6. It Is announced today ithat from that date they will work full time until further notice. Iarge orders for coal have been coming in the past two weeks and It is probable more fuel will be stored during April and May by the consumers than ever before because they then get the ad vanUga of f.tty ceuts a ton reduction. m STOLEN BY CAI1RAHZA, CLAIMS VILLA Constitutionalists Steal (iiv crnnicnts National lioiitls. Charged. SECURITIES MISSED AMOUNT TO MILLIONS I Was (t)nict Yesterday at Matanioros; American 'Troops on (iua nl. WASHINGTON, March III. All official statement by the illa Xapala convention government in Mesi'o f'llv received today by tho slate department charged that Car ran, i officials, durhi;; their occupancy of the capital, removed from the na tional lieasnry government bonds uliil oilier securities valued at sixteen mil ium pesos. Many of these securities, which had been deposited as guarantees by con cessionaries and contractors, are owned by foreigners. Tho public is warned In the statement that they cannot "be made the object of any legal transaction, since lliey are the property of the nation or of the de positors, as llin case may be." The missing securities are said to Include: Three per cent bonds of the Interior consolidated debt; d per cent bonds of tho Interior redeemable debt; 5 per cent bonds of the Mexican foreign debt of lS'.ti and 1 !t 0 4 ; shares of hi liuiiarclul; shares of Kl Indepen dlente; certificates Issued by the mu nicipal council of Puebla; certificates representing mortgage debt of the Oompanla I o San (iabrlel Anexus; documents which represent shares ot the Cnmpanla Industrial De TepeJI; fi per cent mortgage bonds of the CompHiila Agrlcoln lo Hlo Itravo; shares of the Pachuca Light, Power & Tramway Co.; shares of the Oom panla Maderera I 'e I'urango; bonds of Hie Vera Cruz Terminal company; coupons of bonds of the Vera Cruz Terminal company; certificates issued by the government for the purchase of stock in the Companla Algodonera Industrial On Ii Uiguna, and certi ficates of the Companla Algonodora Industrial He Ui 1-nguna. Oulcl nt Matamoros. The authorities at Mexico City have asked the depositors to furnish du- (Continued On Page Two.) POSTPONE DATE OF PAN-AMERICAN MEET I Noes of Secretary McArtoo Make Helaj ImH-ratlve; to Invite American Hankers. WASHINGTON', March 31. An nouncement was made tonight that the date of the Pan-American flnan i lal conference h is been changed from May 10 to May owing' to the Illness of Secretary McAdoo. The South and ('"iilral American coun tries, which have been asked to send representatives to the conference, have been n (titled of the change. Mr. McAdoo still Is confined to his bed recovering from an operation for appendicitis, and di spile the orders of bis phVHicians, has Insisted i:pon per sonally dire, ding arrangements for the forthcoming conference. The America'! bankers who are to be In vited to iitt 'lid have Hot been chosen hv Mr. McAdoo. but will be selected alter the program Is completed. The treasury department tulghl i.iado pi'MIc a message sent by Mr. McAdoo to a newspaper In Huenos Aires declaring1 thai the forthcoming conference is u happy augury for the future Pun-Americanism. .lap Merchant Captured. Ho CO LAS, Ariz., March 31. A. Sasaki, a Japanese produce merchant of Agua Prleta. who started for Col onia Morelos, Sonora, Monday and disappeared, was reported today to have been captured by Mexican sol diers and executed. Sasaki lived at Anna Prleta many years and was con sidered wealthy. HUIMOW IN (Wtii: Mvrrp.R. Hjifrinl to Th World WASHINGTON', March 31.--Hecretary Lane is expected to re turn to Washington April fi, I understand the Osage lease re newals will receive prompt at tention upon his return. Tho story in the Muskogee Tinies Oemocrat on March 25. reporting a break between Commissioner Sells anfl tho Osage council is tho result of rumor. J have It from most reliable source that tho greatest harmony prevails be tween the commissioner and (tin council. Tho Osage Indians can and will trust tho secretary and commissioners to protect their Interest. Tho Osage oil producers can have like confidence. The de partment is now fully Informed, and it is my opinion that equity and justice to all interests will govern the action of the depart ment In disposing of the Osage matter. 1. F. CONXOLV. PLUNGERS SEND DOWN 2 MORE BRITISH SHIPS Flaminiaii and Crown of Castile Sunk Off West ( 'oast of Kiiu'land. CREWS GIVEN TIME TO LEAVE VESSELS Kin; (ieorj'-e Offers to (Jive. U lisp of Liquor to Aid 1'roliilution. I.oxnn.V. March 21. (10:.'!." p. m.) Two German submarines, the F-2S ami iinolhjr. the iiomber of which has not. been i'scertained, which have bet n o .'rating oft' the west coast ot L'ngland during tho past few days, have added two-more lirltish uteam ers, the 1 iamlnla n und the Crown of Castile, to their list of victims, total ing live slnve Saturday evening. There wan no loss of Htn on tho Flaminiaii and Crown of Castile, tho crews of each being elven burely time In which to get Intt their boats. Ju the casj of the latti r vessel, however, the submarine tired I t fore the crews lift the steamer and shells passed elong the bridge on which the cap tain and -in apprentice were standing. Tho Crown of Castile was sunk by shell tire, but this did not prove suf licit nt to send the Flamlnihn to tho bottom unti u, torpedo had to bo ued. ' As an offset to this a French de stroyer rammed and It is believed Bank a German submarine off Jileppe. As the destroyers have been itnablo to round up the tubinarlue operating on trie uritish coast, (dip owners have petitioned tho government to be al lowed to arm their ships. This lias r.ot been permitted heretofore, as M earners could then be considered hIiIjm of war and be sunk without no tice. The heavy loss of life In the sinking of the Fulaba and Agullla has aroused u storm of indignation throughout t lie country and the de mand is made that I he crews of sub marines be treated an pirates If cap tured. Kinu Would Abstain. Thin (itestlon and that relating to drink which is alleged to be causing delay in the delivery of munitions of war absorb public interest. The I; Inn through his secretary has sent a let ter to the chancellor of the exchequer emphasizing the mcesslty of taking some action to stop excessive drinking and has offered, If it is considered advisable, personally to give up th use of alcoholic liquor und prohibit the use of It in the royal household. The government has not yet reached any decision In the matter. In order to prevent further delay at the Liverpool docks caused bv the men refusing to work week ends, it has been d"cided to Incorporate till dockers In the army voluntarily In which ruso they will receive both army and their regiiar pay. So far as actual lighting 1 con. it rued the oltlclal reports contain lit tie news. The big effort in the west, V l.lch has been so Iol.g awaited, seems to be still far off atnl the operation arc contuied to an tccasional attack and coiinter-attuck while the airmen on both sid 'S are kept busy watching the opposing force and dropping bombs where they might be expected to do the most d in age. In the east the Russians are holding the Germans in north and central I oland and they are putting forth all Heir strength, to fotie their way through F'.sok and l.upkow passe with the result that some of the heav iest mil most continuous lighting of the war is in progress fci the Car lathians, b'-th sides laying claim to successes. Ituvsiaus Advance. The Uu.vdans, who already hiva fi ned Pukla pass ure slowly maiv.n their way down the roiithetn slopes of the Carpathians Into Hungary and, according t i lirltish critics, must soon compel the Aust rial's and Germans dt fending the two other passe to fi'll lack or be thi-tutci.ed with Interfer ence with their communications. Australia. hlch a'teatlv has sent two contingents to firbt for the em pire, Im offt"-ed a third, which prob fcbly will be accepted In all cases the dominions have sent more men tlau originally was expected. BISHOP SHEPARD HERE THIS WEEK Tulsa Is to have an un isnal visitor this week. He is liishop William O. Shepard of the Met hodlst church with headquarters In Kansas City, Kan., from which place he conducts titu work of Oklahoma, Kansa.s, Atkansaj and other states. I Plshop Shepard will arrive in TuUa j Saturday and remain until Mv ntlay night. He will pleach In the Graet I M. K. church Sunday tnornini and In I the First M. K. church Sunday night. Momlay evening the Methodist men of the city will give a banquet In th basement of the First M. K. church In honor of the distinguished visitor. Peverend Shepard is originally from. Chicago anil is a graduate of tha 1 Pauw university. He Is a sthoolmat of A. A. Small of this city and ltu several friends and acqu.,!BUMe there.