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:: ING OF FRYE WAS ACT HOSTILE TO NEUTRALS, SAYS U.S. NOTE tt xx xx xx XX XX :: tt xx XX tt tt tt THE WEATHER REPORT l'iircri OkUkota- Tmr Tine, iln.v . WrJiit'ailax mil, M'l.s.v, Oku I ina 21 TIm lew parsturi Msiliniiiii 83, mlnliuun 60 ; 'mill wtndt Md i u inehei i ran. A rPlY ML V vJUWJL-n i nil. LEASED WIRK .bMKiuili PRESS 111 nntr Want a famished bouts for tin- guramerl There are three nice ones listed n t he ( 'Iftfusified Page, Ri ad tin' rents. VOL. X NO. 23 9 T U LS A. 0 K L A 11 O M A . T I BSDAY, J D N K 2 9 , 191 EN PAUKS PRICE FIVE CENT8 FRYECASEMUST President Wilson Conferring About War With Col. House RUSSIA ADMITS DIGGERS STARVING U.S.WONTBEAN NOT GO BEFORE A PRIZE COURT United Stales Maintains That ( rcrmany's Act is Unjustifiable. LANSING EXPRESSES SURPRISE AT K AISER Note Holds That Neutrals Have a Right to Car ill ry Contraband, WASH I NUT' N, Juno 3S, By agreement with the Oerman foreign office the state department in nli' public tonight tho text "f t lie note sent on Juno I i iy tho United States asking Germany to reconsider her refusal to settle by dlrent dlplo inatb negotiations Instead ol bv prize court proceedings the claim presented in behalf ot tha captain and owners of the American ship William P. Fryo, nilil. With hr outgo of wheat by thu commerce raider Prion Bitot Juried rich. The Atnorlion government declares ihat Inasmuch as Qermany has admit" tt-(I liability for t lie sinking of tho Frye under the troaty of lxi's, prize court proceedings are unnecessary mik) not binding upon the United flutes. W Aside from the question f how the indemnity should be paid. the note brings out clearly the refusal of the United States to accept the contention thai Germany has a right to stop tho currying of contraband by American ships by the destruetlon of the con traband and the ship carrying it while no niontlon nf submarine war fare was made in either the last wr it an note of the present reply, occa sion wits taken to deny tins right because of i belief (hat admission of it now might In the future be used a- a Justification for submarine at tacks on American ships. Toxl of Note. Here follows the text of the note, which is addressed by Secretary Lans ing to Ambassadoj Gerard In Renin: 'Department of state, Washington, June 24, 1915. "Vou are Instructed to present the following note to the Oerman minis ter of foreign affairs: "I have the honor to inform your excellency thai i duly communicated to my government your note of the seventh Instant, on the subject of the claim concerning the American sailing voss. 1 Wllliin P. frye. "i am Instructed hy my government to say it has carefully considered the reasons Riven by the Imperial German . . - ..lMa l,la ' iliii government 101 wiiui snouia oe passea upon m,- umuu i m. : - ........... . t, ' REVERSE ALONG THE DNIESTER Five Days of Desperatt Fighting Ends in Rttss Retirement. SCENE OF ACTION SHIFTS TO THE SAN Reorganized Cabinet Rc turtle tn I Vt rotrrad A Pter 'it'ld Photo shows President Wilson and Col, K. M. House, Bitting on the veranda of the house of the hitter's son-ln law al Itoslyn, U I., where the president met his personal advisor and discussed the war In Europe with him, previ ous to e,"iiig to Cornish, N. li , the summer capltol, colonel House, who has just spent levcral months In Europe, recently returned to this country. It will he remembered that President Wilson consulted Colonel House during the Mexican crista, EXPERT TESTIFIES i CONTINUE PLANS THAW IS SANE MAN! FOR NEW FACTION CARRANZA PRESSES ATTACK ON CAPITAL Two Members of PederaJ Commission Favor De fendant in Testimony, 'WAS SPOILED CHILD" Well-Informed Persons Be lieve Huerta Will Not Cross Boundary, m rsk i a ; EE, .lane -Sei era! hundred i pie who came here i" gel work digging potatoes are living on the Arkansas river bank near Fort OIlMon without food and n,i money, living no nothing lul potatoes, wall Inn lot tl op t,i begin mi vlng, They have been there tor several weeks Mallj had supplies when they arrived, but because of ihe ruins po tato digging was deferred and their food supplies have been ixhauatsd, Man) are ihtnlj clad and they are liv- I iuk in tents made of old fags and I bedding, ; Potato farmers have united them to help theius Ives to enough pot. noes to eat Mini occasional!) a farmer dls tributes a sole of bacon among them I b) cutting it in small i hunks I There are r 1 1 1 1 Iweut) five families lth.it aie destitute and an min fed bj the farmers and the town of Fort Gibson, Should the run cease and the ground ri-i dry enough lo Uk potatoes, Ihej win he well pint and i b able to make good money for a tune People flock la the river bottoms everj ir to t ik potatoes, and the j first week Hiev are usually paid every 1 evening after the work starts INVITE TULSA MEN INCUBATOR FOR NEW WAR PARTY Generals I lucrta and Orozeo Arrested and Allowed Bail DEPARTMENT AGENTS WATCHING BOTH MEN 'car Attackers May ( 'arry the Battle nto the City. MAY ARREST OTHERS HUNDREDS STARVING Lax in Training During Former Eresideni Refuses Admiral Howard De ice Childhood to Blame; Not Morallv Perverted. ( Continued 1 n Page Two.) $2,500,000 TO PAY ROCK ISLAND BONDS 1 nihil States District Judge Issues oider; Road i in Healthy Con dition, Says Uutermycr. CHICAGO, June 28. Judge Carpen ter In the United States district court this afternoon authorized the Issuance ) re, elv is for the Chicago. Ro k Island A Pacific Hallway Co. Of $2,500,000 five per cent receivers cer tificates to meet Interest due July 1 on certain underlying bonds. Samuel rntcrmyer, representing tile Amster committee, opposed the ls Kiuii.ce all dav hut finally professed himself satisfied with a proviso writ ten Into tho order that none of the proceeds should pay interest on other Obligations unless the court was satis fied the earnings' of tho road were equal to the harden and legally could be SO applied. Mr Dntermyer contended the Reld Moore group of financiers are seeking to n Inlmlse the road's earning power, Which he said was never letter, with the ultimate purpose of buying Cheaply a rich property. Hi, insisted that 2tt.il percent of the earnings are being used for equip ment and maintenance for the pur pose of restricting earnings. The ap plication for receivers certificates ho asserted looked much to the same pur pose "As a matter of (act tho road.il earning $1,000,000 a year over and above all fixed ohfirires and this in spite of the unheard of maintenance charges," said Mr. Untermyer. Judiio Carpenter by frequent com ments mnde It plain that he believed thai the road needs the money applied for. ENTERTAINS FRIENDS; MARRY WEDNESDAY NEW 5TOBK, June 28. Harry K, Thaw waa dfigcrlbed as sane and rational today by two members of the feda ral commission appointed by the United state court In New Hamp shire tc determine whi ther he should be allowed his liberty under bail dur ing the extradition pto. ee, linns to bring him back from that stato to New York. They were Hen. Frank S Stri cter of Concord, N, H., chairman of the commission, and Hr. Charles P. Bancroft, superintendent of the .New Hampshire state hospital for the In sane at Manchester. Doctor Bancroft testifying as an expert alienist said lh commission hud none over In K t j 11 With Thaw all the elrctii.'stuiioes of his life and had omitted no topic whi b rniclit bring to tho surface the delusion from which the State aliened Thaw was suffering When hr shot Stanford White and still in that he was "divinely appointed t ho protector of Amerb an girlhood." Spoiled Child." "We found him perfectly sane and ....I.I I t,.p 1 '.. ...... II.. lanoilill. rt,,, MVLIU, ' ' 1 I . t i ' said no cross-examination that a true ( Continued ' n Page Two.) WOULDN'T LISTEN, TO BRYAN'S PEACE TALK to Discuss Politics of His Country, ST. LOUIS, June 28. James M. Thomson, editor of the New Orleans Item, who on Wedmsday will be mar ried at Howling C.reen, Mo., to Miss Genevieve Clark, daughter of Speaker Chump Clark, enterlalned several members of ine wedding party and a few other close friends at dinner here tonight. On Tuesday the party will go to Bowling Green. Mr, brother Paul, als frill bo best man at CHICAGO, June 28. William Jen-1 rings BryM did not deliver his ad dress on peace before the Sons of 1 Teutons lo re tonight as had been planned. O, F. Hummel, chairman of I the committee on arrangements, called j off the meeting aftT telegraphing Mr. Bryan at New York suggesting that the topic be. exportation of am munition to Europe. Mr. Bryan said J he would dlSCUSS the change when ho arrived In Chicago. In the meantime I It wus learned th hall desired for tho meeting could not bo obtained and the i affair was abandoned. Mr Bryvvn may address the organisation when he re turns to Chicago late In the summer. Mr, Bryan left tonight for Lincoln, Neb. in speaking of his plans Mr. Bryan said: "I shall spend such time lecturing (is may bo necessary. It will not bo more than three months a year. I expect to devote some time each year speaking to students at colleges on subjtcts connected with eltlzenshlp. I ' shall continue my newspaper editor ials." Hummel in speaking of tho calling j off of the muss meeting snld: "We Wanted him to talk on the ex portation of ammunition and he of- Ifered to repeat his lecture on pence. That talk would do us no good. Stop Hi., exportation of ammunition and i at tho age of 81. ihi ra v. luld be peace in a month. " valid for year. El- PASO, June 28. In spite of the detention of General Huerta un der federal bond events tonight pointed to continued activity among supporters of the alleged new revo lutionary movement across thu Rio Grande, Doubt was expressed by some close observers whether Huerta would make any effort to cross the boundary into Mexico even should he be released at his hearing July l, Huerta dei lares tnat as soon as be is released he will continue his Jour ney to Ban Francisco, Well Informed persons declare revolutionary agents an active and estimated that an aver ago of one hundred men were cross ing the Rio Grande nightly. Thesi persons do not believe the Huerta In- Idi nf will retard revolutionary ef forts and some predicted Important developments would occur in Juarei soon, perhaps before the end of the week. Presumably the men crossing the border ure to be moBTilxed al some" secluded point in northern Mexico. The arrival of J. L. Camp, 1'nited States district attorney for the west Texas district, tonight was expected to bring developments In the lesal phase of the Mexican situation. While special agents of the department of Justice were silent It was understood the arrest of persons suspected of connection with the revolutionary movement is under consideration. It WM expected the question of a special grand Jury investigation would be de cided soon. Conditions In Juarez appeared normal tonight. "When 1 left Mexico I decided not to discuss Mexican politics." said General Huerta today. "I have not deviated from that practice and I cannot do so now." The general sealed his lips when Questioned about the attitude of tho Washington government toward him. Asked about the report from Wash ington that he recently offorod his services to General Iturbide, the gen eral merely replied: "Absolutely untrue." Hound for I air. Huerta spoke appreciatively of the courtesy shown him at every placo he stopped since leaving New York. Ho paid he expected to continue his Jour ney to Log Angeles and San Francisco unless detained hero by federal ac- ports Thai Marines Have Landed, WASHINGTON, Juno 28, -Official dispatches sent by the British Charge d' affaires at Mexico ' y by courier to Vera Crua and from there cabled to the state department today pictured conditions in the Mex ican capital as extremely critical. The Zapatistas holding the city with a force estimated at nearly twenty five thousand nun, were reported to have repulsed last Wednesday an al ia, king Carransa army under General Pabio Gonsales, while General Car ransa was dispatching all roiling stock and available men In an at tempt to reinforce Gonsales and con tinue the assault. The situation was dee rlbed In the following announce ment tonight form the state depart ment: "Conditions in Mexico city are not j reassuring. according to reports. Communication is still Interrupted i and I'.eneral Carranza is rushing all .available men to reinforce his troops I In the vicinity of Mexico City. It Is said to be the Intention of General Carranaa to send in provisions with his army, although there Is nothing definite In regard to this report. Won't Surrender City. "A courier sent by tho British charge d' affairs arrived In Vera Cruz on the morning of the twenty SSVenth, having left Mexico City on tho twenty-third. Tho depart merit's advices conveying this information also states It in confirmed that tho Zapatistas have appropriated the LONDON, June JS I 10:10 p, in I Berlin reports the fall ol tho Gallclan town ol Italics and says thai the A list i o i ',cn. la lis have crossed thC Dniester river, which means that tin five days desperate rear guard ituiion by the Russians h is ended 111 I lie., retirement However, the stubborn resistance of tins flank of Ihe forces of Grand Duke Nicholas, commander Ill-chief of the Russian armies, has undoubtedly enabied him to re-form his inns along ihe river Hug, vir tually without Interference The River s.in now takes the place of the Dniester as Ihe si ene of a sun gulnary battle in the Russian effort to prevent ihe Investment of Warsaw Petrograd admits the retirement of the Russians to ihe River Gnlls Llpa, eighty miles from the frontier, uiul w in i ii joins the Dniestei al Hallcs, but military experts do OOl expel heavy fighting along thai river. To Fight Hong '.loin l.lpu. They believe the next serious battle probably win occur along the Zlota Llpa, which runs parallel tO Ihe Oaila Llpa further eastward, where the Russians would benefit by the rnll- road with which the Tarnopol line connects. These operations and plans, according to mllltarj men. confirm the tin,, iv thai the Dniester forces were merely covering for the north ern army. Tho reorganised Russian cabinet has returned to Petrograd after a field conference wiih the emperor and Grand Duke Nicholas. The Itus- clan press devotes considerable atten tion to the reconstruction of the cab inet, Ihe convolution of the tluma and the mobilisation ot Industry for war purposes, one writer declaring thai the pronouns "we" and "they" as applied to distinguish the govern ment from the people will now CCaSC to exist. New Minister of War. General Pollvanoff, who has been ilesigiui ted us minister of war. was assistant minister of war during the reorganisation of the army following the Russo-Japanese war. lie has the reputation of being an excellent sol dier ami organiser and enjoys con siderable popularity on account of his liberal views. Through passes 5,000 ted,, the Italians have .'. ii trlan ten Itorj south n sole of Lake TO RIVER MEETING Greater Muskogee Associa tion interesting in Ar kansas Dredging, feet In : it I -entered the of Rlvd on liaidu The! miles ,,f Rlva, portant town on t lie VV I ste are now within six vv lib h is the only III this lake. K, poiis Conflict. tin the western front tho only Im portant acil ns according to the brief French report consisted in the repulse ,,f Oerman attacks on the Calonno tieii, h and near Met., nil. 'in the other hand, Berlin claims the French attacks were repulsed. Til,- munitions lull will not become n law until next Thursday, the com mittee stage having been postponed at the request of David Lloyd George, mini iter of munltons, for further con. fcrencca with the workers, With Ihe Russian emperor on the Gallclan front, a new minister of war, General Pollvanoff in charge "f Russian military affairs, and tie, gland duke's hues still Intact then Is a general expectation that tin- Rus sian forces will yet oppose strong ro lettei from the Greater Muskogee Association "t Muskogee, Okla . asking in ii rutin semi .ii lean t n delegates to tbn Arkansas uiver Improvement association's convention at Little Roi k, Ark., on July 2 and i, wus read yesterday at Ihe noonday luncheon of , Tulsa Commerloal club directors. The directors expressed themselves as heartily favoring the work being ' done by the Arkansas River Improve ment association and referred the let I tor n, Secretary EC. O. TiHuirne of the club and L. .1. F, Booney, chairman of ,111c de. p waterways eommlttee ot the club and officer of the National ltlv ers land Harbors congress, it is probable I thai on,- or mors citlsens will be sent I lo Ihe inci ting at Utile Rock. Deepening Channel According to ihi letter from Musko gee the government has two dredges at work deepening Ihe channel ,,f the Arkansas river, ami has appropriated 'no. tor this work In 1915, The Little Rock ohambel of eommorco will soon place a steel bottomed dredge al WOrk 111 the llVer. It Is the present plan to .secure more liberal federal old In this respect and SOordtng to the Muskogee association Tulsa is to be the head of navigation "Ii the Stream, which will Insure lower freight rales to this City and all other points In this pari of the state and be tween hero and Port Smith. C, B, Lynch, one of the directors, expn ssed the opinion thai wings could be built In the river which would throw the water into ii enter or tho channel and insure navigation. DURBAR FUNDS ARE SLOW COMING IN Two More Days Will' bi Given Committees to Raise .Money. ( Continued On Pae Two.) Prominent Indian oman Dies. , Speclil to The World. MU8KOOEB, June 2i. Mrs. D. A. 1 Drewer, member of a prominent , Chorokeo family and mother of Post master O. If. 1. P.i ewer, la dead here She has been an la- Solomnn River W lid, JUNCTION CITY, Kan., June 28.- W ater reported to ho tho erest of the flood from the Solomon rlv;r has in undated thousands of aeres of bottom lands between here and Chapman, the result of an overflow of the Smoky Hill river, cieorge Waggoner, a har vest hand, was drowned In tho flooded Stream today. Kr-I inplov (..a, i nmi'iit Clerks. Special to Tim World. mi'skooki;, June 28. it was an nounced hero today that 89 govern ment employes who have been laid off here for tho past threo months, will be put to work on July 1. (Continued On Page Two.) Muskogee May Pay Bonds, Spi-risi to The World. MUSKOGEE, Juno 28. County Treasurer Council Rogers has ask' d the county commlstoners for authority to retire J4j,u'J0 In bonds, a debt created against the county In I'iOH, when this amount of money wis bor rowed from the state school land fund. When Oklahoma was admitted as a 'state, the, counties had no money to ! operate upon and borrowed from the school fund Of Oklahoma territory. The 115.000 bonds will not mature until 1918, but by buying them In at this time Mr. Rogers sviyi ho will save 'three years' Interest at five per c nt. Including the above, the county's bonded Indebtedness for .roads and bridges and to care for funding bonds, will aggregate 819J.OOO. ITIZEN'S M ss MEETING W in be addressed by John Bmbry, the man with a national reputa tion for observing his oath of office. Ho has made Oklahoma City clean Meeting railed at 8 p. m. tonight at Commercial dub rooms. Adv. Aikaiisns itiver Threatening?. LITTLE ROCK, Juno 28. It. porta tonight from points up th Arkansas ' river Indicate that the stream Is rising rust and that the :i ..si warning of tho weather bureau early todaS Will be realized. Tonight a stage rf 27. 0 for Fort .S'rnlth by Tuesday, 5.R feet above flood stag", was predicted. A hard rain which apparently WSI general over the state may cause tho river to go above th stage predicted, The ruin was accompanied by a severe windstorm which dtj considerable Oamage In LttttS ROCK, Wire com munication Is crippled, bit early re ports do not Indicate that any serious t image was dono throughout tho state. Two more days for the committees to make their final .alls was decided upoll ho.! night at . n ting of the Durbar board of directors and the various finance committees. Splendid progtess vv.s reported by all of th,- committer pri lent, with the exception of the oil committee, which has found many men OUt of the city of not In t lo ir offll i S, An especially gratifying report was rnauc oy tne manufacturers commit tee, The industrial concerns are con trlbutlng liberally. In spite of the fact that they will derive 1, ss dire, i 1,,-n eflt from the Durbar than any other class of business liven tne lawyers are helping, a total of $ I r. U hav ing ii. . it taised among the law firms far. i in- i oiy comiumee mat made no report were the doctors and the rooming houses, but they are ex pected to d,, some good work today and tomorrow. I.. K. Cone, A. P. Ault and J. K Klrkpatl iok, who were appointed on the property owners' committee, had made no progress and were not present. Ja. k Letcher, B. T. Tuoker and W. A. Rayson were appointed as members of a special committee to conduot the cmlng two days' cam paign. Cpon the results of the work today and tomorrow depends whether or not theru will bo a Durbar, Bj Thursday night a definite decision should bo reached. The committees will all meet at 8 o'clock Thursday night In tho Commercial dub rooms Evidence Gathered by Gov crntnenl Indicts Gen eral Angeles, WASHINGTON, June 18 - Tho United states government, has determined that so far as it cm pre. vent (hen- shall he m, further revolu tionary movements in Mexico and that American territory at any rate shall Hot be used as a base lor such expedition This, it became officially known today, led to Ihe arrest ot General Vlotorlano Huerta ami Gen era Paacual Orogco at ESI Paso and i..i ms the ground tor strict survetl lance now being maintained by agents of the department of Justice mi lien,. mis Fells Dlas, Blanquet and Felipe Angeles ami other Mexicans of prominence now living in th,. imted Slates. Assistant Attornej Qenral Warren conferred today with Secretary Lan sing, after which the Intention of Ihe government to prosecute vigorously all violations of neutrality laws, lrr s tlve of the prominence of the In dividuals or their affiliations was re vealed According to Information thus far gathered, there are at L ist four sep arate ami distinct groups .apart from the Villa and Carranaa supporters in the United Stales who lire active po litically in the Mexican situation, Whenever such activity shall reach tho point of selling on foot a military expedition from the United Stales, ar rests will follow, according to Mr, Warren, Who Is handling the case. Getting Europe .Money. The information gathered by gov ernmenl agents discloses that tho various groups have a common pur pose in opposing Carransa and villa. but are working independently of each other, inquiry la being made to learn what financial interests are sup porting the van. ,ui factious and there are hints thai citlsens of one of tho belligerent countries of liurope aro Involved in i be plots. Tho position of the lulled Slates Is that the revolutionary elements In Mexico should not be augmented and the situation further complicated iy the addition of marauding armies which could hope lo gain any degree of military supremacy only after pro longed fighting. Famine conditions and the devastations of (he military factions already In the field are of such a threatening character that Until the American government is able to see clearly what its own action should be, it is determined that no new elements shall be introduced Into thu situation, Ingclea Interested? At the department of justice today It was said that Investigation was be ing made to learn whether General Angeles, Villa's right hand man, had any connection with (he so-called Huerta plot aid that some evidence seemed to connect bun with tt. En rique C, Llorente, Washington repre entative of General Villa, announced later that after a long distance tele phone conversation with Genera An- (Contlnui . Two.) COUNTY FAIR AT CONGRESS GROUNDS Enrnhearl and Graham Secure i is. Will Be an Eveltaui Place for Agricultural Display. Early Dccl -ion in Case, CHICAGO, June li Federal Judge I Krncsi.v M. Lendls tmiay promised 'mi early de ison In the Injunction I CSSS Involving conflicting tlalms to i bull pliiycs brought about by the en 'trance Into major baseball jf the Fe-d- : oral league. Tho announcement was made In connection with a petition seeking dla schition of tho Injunction which pn i vents Msrsans from playing with the 1st. Loui federal Tulsa county's free agricultural fair will bo held at the cry farming on gicSH grounds, where two years ago tho Internatlenal dry-farming con gress took ol ice. Newt Graham, secretary of the frc-o fulr association, .ni l Dr, C. K. felarn heart, county farm demonstrator, yes terday secured a lease on tho grounds ond buildings for three months. Tho fair Is lo be held the week of Sep tember IS. In i act in .in ifficlal capacity, but rather ; us citlsens of Tulsa. A( ruing to tin I new state 'aw un I r which the fair I association was trganlsed the city Imust provide the grounds and build ir.gn Sufficemt tun is are provided by , the county for running the fair, hut the law dees not pern It an, approprla 1 tlon for ' a fair,-,-end. I Messrs. Graham and K irnheart tied up me :arm congress property in i tiler to I,.- sure .f a location for tho fair, .and they will ask tie.' citizens of Tulsa to pay the rent "The many buildings at the firm congress i-rounds," said Mr. Or.haiu last night, "provide a splendid place for Showing the exhibits that we wllj have at the fair. Th-re will be more than enough space, probably, hut we Will try to fill all ttn buildings ." Mr. Graham inounced that no charge wouid be mtdo for nc 'hints' or man ufa -tores' exhibits. I- very thing in en -etion i, itli th t .: will be fi. c No idmission will bo chirged.