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:: :: :: n :: :: THE WEATHER REPOBT flir Sutiinluv ami Siiiulay. i1 i.sa. Btpt, .'..--The tcnptrfttuf i Maximum 90, minimum Dij outh nt Hindi mill riftir. I m i . a . v m mm m i 7 dLiLrD 1 MM SKD WIHE ASSOCIATED I'ltl ss RICPORT AMONG THE WANT ADS VOL. X. NO. 297 T 1' LS A , 0 K LA li OMA, s V S K I'T E .M 15 E li I $30,000,00GT0 AIO MARKETING OF COTTON CROP 1 9 1 T E N A (i E s PRIC K P I V B ( ' E N T Secretary M'Adoo Will De posil $15,000,000 in (iold at Once. TO PLACE MONEY IN THE RESERVE BANKS Shortstop" Nathan Lerner Looking Into the ruxs Uwg-'fiT 11 Y " HITS COFFERS OF U.S. BANKERS of His Newly Born Triplet Brothers, "First Base,' V S "Second Base" and "Third Base"; All Look Alike f Will Extend Help to Other Seel ions Of 'ollllt IV iL' It's Needed. 117 Mi 1 1 NGTi 1 N . Sept, Definite V v tepa ' pi to ken todaj bj the federal reserve board and Secretary "f the Treasury McAdoo to extend aid tn i otton growers and to olear the way for handling the tall crop without last year's uncertainty and difficulty. The board issued new regulations authorising federal reserve banks to give special rediscount rates on prom issory null's secured bs warehousi celpts for staple agricultural products with Hi" restriction that member banks which avail themselves "f this rale must not charge more than per corn in the borrower. Mr. McAdoo announced ha soon would deposit $."1,1100,0011 in gold as an initial deposit in each f tin fed eral reserve banks at Richmond. At lanta and Dallas, Fifteen million dollars more is to bs deposited later. Tin' secretary said thai if conditions showed the need f deposits else where in aid in handling any other crop In would extt ml similar uid. Tii" now regulations are broad enough to spp'y to all staple, readily marketable crops, but it Is well known that the cotton crop is the one that iiu given concern of late. The board a nnounced I hal the r -serve banks in Atlanta ami Dallas al read) had requested a rediscount rate of :t per rent un the suit of paper ap proved in the regulations. I rop Worth $800,000,000, The announcement tonight followed meetings that have occupied the time of the board and Mr, McAdoo must of the last two days, The secretary's proposal several months ago of de posits of government funds in south ern reserve banks alone was not fa vored by several members of the board imt it was not opposed during the recent discussions, Borne mem bers indicated, however, thai BS the total cotton crop probably would be worlli a I t 100,000,000, they did not think 130,000,000 would go tar toward handling it. "I have concluded that the best plan for extending aid to the cotton producers of the south is to deposit the 110,000,000 In gold, concerning Which I made an annoum eme it a short time ago, in the three federal reserve banks located at Richmond, Atlanta and Dallas Instead of ill the member banks of the federal reserve system," said Secretary McAdoo. "Five million dollars will be dei poalted Immedlatelj in each of these banks, making a total Initial deposit of 116,000,000. The federal reserve hanks have the organisation, the knowledge of local conditions and the powers under the federal reserve act ami 'he regulations of the federal re serve board through which the pro posed aid may he most effectively rendered May Rediscount Noil's. Today the hoard adopted regula tions concerning 'commodity paper.' I niler these regulations all national banks and stale hanks which are members of the federal reserve sys tem which may lend money to farm- is or others on notes secured hy cot toll properly warehoused and Insured. it a rate of interest Including com missions not exceeding six per cent per annum, may rediscount sinn noi' s with the federal reserve hank of th Ir district. "To illustrate how the proposed relief Is available t" the cotton pro ducer, 'be following is given as an example A borrower asks his local bank f r a loan on his note secured hy .warehouse receipts for cotton It the hank Is satisfied that the cotton Is In a responsible warehouse prop oily insured and that the note Is good, It may make the loan. If the local bank charges the borrower a rnte of interest. Including commission, not exceeding li p f cent per annum, It 'may endorse the note over to the fed eral reserve bank of its district and the federal reserve hank may aih. nn e to tin1 local hank the full amount of the loan. The rate of interest which the federal reserve hank will charge the local hank will he sufficiently low. say 3. per cent, to enable the local hank to make loans at a rule ef interest not exceeding t per cent per annum nd have g liberal margin of profit on such transactions. will imp ii Bert lorn "The deposit of government funds In the south to aid In moving the cotton crop in simply carrying OUl the policy adopted by the in usury de partment III lOH. When th" first crop moving deposits were made. "This venr the south Is the only section of the coiinfrv when- govern ment deposits would appear to i" helpful: hut if it should develop thai 1 crop deposits ale need"il in any other , section of the country the treasury department will be Just as read) lo extend assistance within the lin is avallahle resources to Hons of the country as' it has to the south." SJSJJSBBJJBfBfBjflgenilSBm 3 li , 0 t m . i i I . , w I J- $ - . r I 1 ... ' r j , ciyt n s I ' - - - - - - $50,000,00 or $100,000,000 Boi i'o m1 to Sustain Enttlish Credit. ALL BIG BANKERS TO MEET IN CONFERENCE England Ma Be Unable to Furnish Sufficient American Securities. "Shortstop" Kathan Lamer, is months old. looking with Jealous eyes upon his three new-born brothers, "First Base," Second Bass." and "Third Base." Their proud mother has already chosen for them a fun, re on the baseball diamond. Tin triplets at birth weighed "V pounds each. NEW yORK, Sept. 8. John McOraw set a record t) ther day by signing a 16-year-old hall player, and now some other wise manager can go John one hotter hy signln;; a good Infield, three-quarters of winch is less than a week old, Tin', e-quartera of an infield, all potential stars, arrived at the home "f -Mr. and Mrs. .lis. ph 1 .1 iner in Brooklyn, all within a half houi last Friday night, .Mrs. Lerner cannot tell th" new-born triplets apart s" she named them "Plrsl Base," "Second Base" .mil "Third Base" until proper names are decided upon, The shortstop of the aggregation is Nathan Lerner, win. .unveil is months ago, The father or the triplets is a Silversmith, who earns hut $l.'i a week, vet he is happy (Her the arrival of the throe additional members of his family. BIG TIME TONIGHT AT CONTEST I LOSE SHOOT ACROSS LINE AT U, S. AIRMAN WILSON SENDS CORT REPLY TO CARRANZA NEW V' iRK, s. pi ::. Ail Indica tions todaj tended to confirm a report current in Wall street lhai ureal Britain hoi borrowed from $50,000,000 to $100,000,000 tempor arily in this mnrkel to correct the exchange rate mi sterling until such time as her commissioners shall reach New York ami consummate negotia tions looking toward th" flotation ol a much lamer credit loan here. There was no confirmation or de nial ot tins report hy the lug mon of New York's financial world. Most of them refused lo dlSCUSS it. and I he few who did said there was "othlllg iii the way of an announcement that ioiiIiI lie made at this Oklahoma Real Estate Dealers Are Criticized iii-, I he ftrnment of ihe Indians is w.i '. connected with 1 he United 1 1 pi. si nl II nr Ihe Indians in the sale ot Indian lands," he said, The secretary specifically denied the right of the McAlester Heal Estate exchange of McAb stor, 1 ikla., t" represent either the Interior de partment "i' th" government in On 1 in, liter. GERMANS TAKE BRIDGEHEAD AT CRUCIAL POINT the report n ollat- thls prellmlnarj loan brought In N"v York All 'Luis;! tnterested In the Select ion of ;i I hirbar Ruler And Then Mexicans Turn (inns on Squad ol1 I'. 8. Soldiers. Laconic Reply Sent by President to Dilatory .Mexican ( Ihief. AT THE HOTEL TULSA FIRE IS RETURNED CONFEREES TO MEET Band Will Play; Dancing t Follow Finish of the Contest. HI BBAIt QUE! o 1 1-1. Blanche House . . I'.ess Hudson Dorothy Madison . Florence Braymer ESt helyn 'arpenter i'.ess Brady :-n 4S4 412 401 375 Vi) Troopers Seek Shelter and (live Battle to the Greasers. AT ii o . lock tonight Tulsa nx who are assembled in the lobby of Motel Tulsa will know which one of Ihe foregoing young women is to rule the city during the week of September 1.1. Prom that moment they will begin io pa) her homage hut not until th" opening day of the Durbar will her reign reully begin. Man Votes yesterday. The voting in the contest yesterdav was heavier than had bean antici pated owing to the fact that several funds are hi lug raised to he "sprung" (Continued on Page Two.) Railroad oninniiiit ions Are ( opened 1 et ecu Tampico and San Luis I'otosi. United Support of All Catholics to a Peace Move, Says the Pontiff Hi 'M B, Sept. I, 4.: 10 p. m. I via Paris, Sept. I, 1:46 p. m.) Pops Benedict today expressed pleasure over th" fact that the diplomatic negotiations between the United St. it. and Germany had resulted in a promise from Germany to iiniilifv her submarine warfare. The pontiff said that President Wilson. having shown both groups of belligerents the fair ness, firmness and good will of th American government, could now address thlem with authority and probably Induce them to take the preliminary steps wbicb would gradually lead to negotia tions for peace. The pontiff wa- gratified to learn of the cordiality that marked the conversation between President Wilson and cardinal Gibbons on Thursday when the Cardinal delivered to the presl denl in Washington a message from Benedict X dealing With peace, Ills holiness said today he Doped everybody both in Bu rifpe and the I 'tilted .States would be convinced that his constant prayer is for the ending of the war and that his work In this di reetlon is entirely disinterested, being inspired only by the teach ings of Christ and his love for humanity, lie added that he would be toady to give (he whole supporl Of the Catholic church to the person, Institution or country thai undertook th- goble mission of ending the wur. BROWNSVILLE, Sept. 3 M-xi-oana on the Mexican side of tho Klo C.rande late today fired nearly u hundred shots at an American army aeroplane flying over Brownsville, and then turned their guns against a siiiad of American soldiers on guard at the Brownsville electric light plant. When the firing Started the soldiers got behind hlter and returned the fire. There were n" casualties Lieutenants Joseph C. Morrow and j n. Q. Jones were in the aeroplane. ! This is the second time within two, days that an aeroplane has been fin d upon. The aviators knew nothing of it until they lauded. United states soldiers at dos Tull- (os ranch, about twenty miles north of here, during iii" past 4n hours have captured and are holding ten Mexl- : cans, strangers in the neighborhood, and supposed to bp members of raid- ing gangs. united States cav.ilrv and infantry and posses of county officers and oil Izens tonight continued the search through the section of country li miles from here where two Americans .veie murdered yesterday. The list of bandits dead stands at six. although probably more have been killed but not reported. WASHINGTON, Sept. 3 General Carransa was formally notiled by Secretary l-onsing today that the signers of the appeal lor peace in Mexico, sent by the Pan-American conference, affixed their names to the document in their official capacities as representatives of their govern ments The message was laconic and did not go beyond this direct answer io the inquiry made hy General Car ranaa alter he received the appeal, stale department officials said th"y (lid not know what effect. If any. the answer would hare on General Car- ransa's reply to Ihe appeal, which has hot vol been received. In lay in an swering the Carranxa inquiry, it was I. -.1111111. as caused bv Ihe fact that four of the six south ami Central American diplomats, who with Secre tary Lansing composed th infer ence, wen imi ,,f town, while there was no doubt here as to the official character of the conferees, each dip lomat was advised of the question 30 Years For Assault On a Muskogee Woman. (Continued On Cage Two.) BERNICE ROBBERS MAY BE IN TOILS Two Busnecta I frosted m opan v Traie Ma- Keen Pogwd of Stolen Money, qaselal to Th, Wdi-M. MUSKOGEE, s.pt. 3. Leroy Gatewood, the negro bgy who ad mitted an attempt to make an assault upon .virs. i r nl. lit runvr, iirominvni BOt ietv woman, was sentenced toda to servo thirty years in the state peni tentiary, hy District Judge H. P. De graffenrted. "It Is a good thing for you that this offense Occurred in Muskogee county where people r.specl the law," said the ludga in sentencing the negro. "Had this happened in almost any other southern state you would not be here to plead today." l lci BIG FREIGHT POINT. Prison1 Planning lo Cut in Extra i nn i,- io Handle Business. peial to Th World. AFT' N. Sept. 3. on ac count of the increased freight traffic through this point the FriSCO railroad lias been obliged to make plans for the putting In of 'tWO ne wtracks. Aftofl is now a freight division point and handles about 1,400 freight cum a day. on good authority It is learned that the i'risin will start work very thOftry on these tracks, the blue prints and plans having already been made and approved. Sptflsl t TIip W'orld. AI'Ti IX, Sept. I. TWO of the men suspected of robbing tho Bsrnici lank baVl been arrested at Copin. kla., hy the sheriff or heawaro county, one. Anii Ballard, is a lecal man, having formerly lived at Bemlce. Th" other gave his name as Hud Dlckerson and lives In the Copan neighborhood. Seventy dollars was loiind on Ballard, but there WM Co trace of any more mOUcy, though i bout 1. 1"!! w is taken Irmn tho It' r nlce bank Th" officers are positive thai t lii- have the right man In Itil- lard though they have some doubt as to Dickers., n According to era! on which was issued was in four lots and aggregated th" ap proximate figures ,il' the sum DON towed. Rallied, Then Poll, This b an. if mad", was regarded as niilv a makeshift to clarify the surcharged atmosphere of Ihe foreign exchange markets, Spurred by an unseen stimulant, rates rallied in spectacular manner today, sterling soaring 10 cents or more at II pen- ing of the market. The) fell back later, hut on the day's transactions a substantial gain of ll'i cents uas re OOrded Sterling closed at $ 1.86, Conservative estimates of Great Britain's needs here in Ihe form of credit placed the'sum todaj at a min imum of a half billion dollars vvilli twice that sum mentioned as an out side total. To furnish this Staggering sum it was said Ihe hankers of all Hie chief cities of the country would hi' called on to participate. Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Kansas City, St. lands, Atlanta In fact all reserve centers and some ciiics w here there are no reserve hanks would be represented In a conference al which the would be j asked to Contribute their share to Insure uninterrupted contlnuam f' I America's export trade. Maj Not Have Securities, ! Whether (ileal Britain could fur nish sufftclenl American securities at Ipreaenl to serve as collateral for Ibis I big loan was another question consid ered, It was I bought that should she ! not be able to raise this sum. Cana dian and South American securities government bonds and eevn high "lass railway bonds Would be thought sufficiently stable to serve. This raised a question! Would the controller of the currency senctlon loans by national banks upon the bonds of South American govern- ' incuts: and to go further, WOUld such 1 loans be sanctioned where high-grade Bouth American railway bonds Were offered as collateral? There is at present no market lo re fm these is- I sues. The opinion that official sane- ! Hon might he withheld seemed to pre vail. Today's recoveries in rates were at tributed by lending bankers here chiefly to a normal return t,, real value from flctttous low prlci s result ing from speculation. Qnce steady, the exchange market today showed few changes. Closing quotations on sterling wore 4 It, mi francs 8.95, on rolchsmarks 10 H and on llres 8.48, iiriiKh Bteamer -unk LONDON, Sept. I.i f 9:40 p m.) The British steamer Churston has boon sunk. The i n w was lauded. Available shipping records do not contain the name of a steamer VICTIMS CF A PLOT CLAMS MriS. MuHR Alleged Husband Slayer Buys Negroes Concocted Their story. MISS BURGER BETTER Doesn't Know of Kniloy er's Death It Would Kill Her. Russians Are Seriously Threatened Along the D ina River. TEUTONS HAVE NOT YET CROSSED STREAM May Drive Wedge Between ( V.ar's Troops and ania. 1 1 f I'M I' IN, Sept - Germans in their official repot today claim to have carried 1 as ml iio tortlfied bridgehead at Lennewad on the Dvlna river betw nchstadt and Riga, This is tor i in Bui ilnns point mi Hun wl n Prled iti ideri d i 'hurslon. PR, iVIDENCE, R. I . s. iii. :i The den use ,,r Mrs Elisabeth Tiffany Blair Motor to the charge that In a jealous rag" she plotted the .hath of her husband will be thai both Dr. 0. Franklin Mohr and herself were vie tiros "i a conspiracy unless present expectations are disappointed. in an Interview today .which was terminated when she lost her com posure tor the fust time since her ar rest, she declared her belief that the three negroes who now accuse her had planned to waylay Doctor Mohr and lob him. She holds that when they broke down under the grilling of the police they hoped to mitigate their punishment by representing that they had been incited hy h' r bv promise of a reward. Th" body of Dm lor Mohr was placed in a receiving tomb al swan Point cemetery after brief oeramontes in ihe presence of several relatives and neighbors, Mrs. Mohr and her two children, Charles franklin. Jr., and Virginia Blair, Wire pl.'sell! at the service at the Mohr home in glmwood and accompanied the bod) t,, th" cemetery, Miss Burger to Recover, Mrs. Mohr did not look at the body. Only once as she was within a few feel of the eoffill did she show ;ilr, emotion, Then for a few moments she w opt coin utsively, Miss Emily c Burger, th" doctor's secretary, Jealousy of wbom it is al leged inspired th" crime, has nol yet hoi i, told of ihe death of her em ployer, she remains at the hospital n v. ring from bullet wounds re ceived while on iio- automobile ride when Dm lor Mohr was attacked. After visiiinc her today her brother in. law. George Rooke, said that Miss' Burgers filling-, for the physician were such that knowledge "f his death would kill her. "For a long time." said RooKO, "Miss Burger did ; r 1 1 In Int power to reunite Doctor Mohr and his wife. She found that he was bitterly against Mrs Mohr and would not entertain any sucn Idea." Johnson Nol Killed COLUMBIA, Mo. Sept 3 Harry Johnson "f this oily, reported killed by Mexican bandits mar Montgomery City. Texas, was Ilea id from by rela tives here today. t he most crit l it nlc flout lor should 1 1 he Germans succeed in crossing tho Dvlna ihe Russians would 1 m pelled to evacuate Riga and their positions between ihe Dvlna and Vllna and even southwest of the later city i would be Jeopardised, 1 However tie Germans do nol 1 et Claim tO have crossed the liver, which is 1,1 ing defended by n reinforced army commanded bv Genreol Ruasky, I who stopped the previous Gorman ad I vance mi tin- Bsura river in fronl of Warsaw. Military critics believe that the Russians will rnnke a stubborn de fense on the Dvlna, the opinion being expressed that should they fall hers the German fleet would gain com mand or the Gulf of Riga and by landing troops al Pemau would eon- slih lahh shorten II .,1, ....... 1 1 march to Petrogmd, in. h 1- under stood t" ho tiie ultimate objective of the German higher command. Unl) MM Prisoners, in view of ihe importance of the battle racing along the lower Dvlna the fighting els, vvloie loses some of its interest, Grodno, which the Rus sians evacuated, apparently proved an cmplv shell lo Ihe ftanviia. they captured unit loo prism ,.rs after street lighting. To the north west ot Vllna On- Russians sri on the offensive ami while the Germans say the Russian oounter-attacks have I "i n a oomplete failure it Is said in Petrograd thai th" counter offensive seriously threatens the German left flank and Oommunlcatloni vvilh tho armj of Lieutenant General von Blch bom. The Russian center is still retiring through tin marsh) districts. How ever, ' very day they are taking a toll of lion pursuers. The Russians also are offering resistance to the Austro German offensive in Qallcla and southeastward of Lutsk they hold a from of some flflv miles intersected bv hills, woods and rivers Which af ford a splendid defensive cover. Milltarj Experts Pusxicd. There la stilt some doubt as to what the Aostro-Oecmans Intend to do m Ihe southeast, milituiv experts being divided in opinion as to whether they will advance on Kiev or an. .mot 1.. project a nredge between th" Russian armies and Rumania which ivould make u serious mutter for the Ru manians to refuse longer the Herman demands for a free passage of muni tions over Rumanian railways for the Turks, who are reported to he very short of shells necessary to prevent the allies conquering the Qallipoll peninsula Concerning the operations at the (Continued m Page Two.) SUES FOR $30,000 II ST K i'.ri 'i. mi' Tbirtcm-Yenr-oid Boj Badly Injured in Tumble Down Slack. Spn itl In The World AFTON, Sept. 3. Loren Hudspeth, th- 13-year-old son of Mrs. .1. A. Hud speth, who lives tWO miles north of Afton. sustained a verv had fracture of one of his hips from a fall off a haystack. Voung Hudspeth was play ing on On haystack and rolled down, and says that ho struck something hard in the stack that broke his. hip, IbOUgb nothing besides bS was found In the slack. Father in His Grave, Sent There by a Fiendish Hatchet Murderer , and Mother in Jail Charged With Crime, This Girl Sells Groceries to Fight Wolf Away Kettrj Hubbard Institutes Against tin- Frisco Road, clioii , -V. Hpci iil t.i Tin- World Ml BKOGEI Ben! though her motlii r is iii jail charged with hacking ber hus band, w it. Province, 10 death, Bertha ProvtBcc, I g-year-old daughter, I- still running the ii'il, suburban grocery MOW where her father was killed. "It Is ihe onlv lin an- of SHp- 1 m it for me and nit two broth ers," she explained today. 1 must make wbai aaone) 1 can here selling Ihe wan s of papa's nunc. ' Ssscisl is Tas World. AFTON, Kept. :t Henry Hubbard, who was hurt July :i by being thrown from an aul bile struck by a Frisco train win., crossing tho railroad's tracks at Riverton, Kan., has fib d SUll for l.'lo.iooi damages. Mr Hubbard has been In the hospital for over six wicks and is the son of .1. .1 Hubbard, a pioneer of this pari of the state Mr Hubbard alleges that whii" crossing the defendant's track;; through Riverton. Ran.. Julv II, In . n automobile, the vehicle was -trnck iiv 1 Frisco tram, and ho was hurled out ami badly injured. He allege that the train could not be M-cn until 0110 i-., right on the trs on a count f houses, and a s.) that the engineer failed to blow his whistle uiul give any warning. ANOTHER STORM HITS SOUTH COAST ISLANDS 1 While she was not motion il she spp. an d to he resentful toward her I mother, w ho was arrested Thursday, I charged with killing Province, ) "well, mama, 1 hops mu're "atis- fied. foU have been wishing all morning th.it papa WSJ dead " These vv 1 1 tin first words Uttered 1 by one ol the Province boys when he .stepped into his lather's g.-ocrt store ana learned of the attack m w. H, I Province. August II. according to the story told officers today. SJeVsral men testified shortly after I the murder that they heard the boys I make the above statement with the iv 'ptloa ot all morning.' WASHINGTON Bept I -The hur ricane that blew up from the Wesi indies yeaterda) was centered to night over the eastern part of tho gulf of Mexico. It probably will strike inland at some point on the west Florida coast. according to weather bureau officials, who sat it apparent!) will not cover an exten sive area and will diminish in in tensJt) as it moves in from the sea. A second tropical storm, active in ihe vicinity of Bermuda, probably will move northeastward and spend its : 1,' on Hie Atlantic ocean.