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:: :: tt :: tt tt tt tt tt tt tt ti tt tt tt tt THE WEATHER REPOBT I ORKC 1ST Oklthomtl ltiiin unil .mil. a Bltards) , Sultilftv fair. TULSA, o.t. is Tin- Itmpmtur i Maximum 70, minimum 68j toutli w iii'N and tluiulv. I l 1 I I I -i i Mil: s lt E1Y T OTS J mm 'I t I SH i: I POItl IE WANT ADS IM JTOM want to drill i u m, m with t lie for you. I; , 1 about 1h Ins morning. VOL. XI. NO, 28 TULSA, OKLAHOMA, SATURDAY, OCTOHER 16, 19 TEN PAGES I v B 0 E N T S JOJ) 'AlJiat lU.l.lOll m I In GREAT BRITAIN -?W f.he United States Bluejackets Dispersed I nCPS tDCP UUAD Following Their Landing in Troubled Haitian Republic ULuLMriLU IIH IES COUNT ekc?oZTo the k. C. Post 08 THE BULBARS Bulgaria's I nvasion of Ser bia Leads I" Declaration bv Great Britain. SERBIAN INVADERS ARE HEAVY LOSERS 'Activity Reported on All Other Fronts Bui Re sults Unimportant. tin and not un ii n- iu i.i.i tix : LONDON, Oct i". 11 i' m. rireal Britain has declared war on Bulgaria. The British foreign office announces thai i" view of the fact thai Bulgaria iii an nounced she Is at war with Serbia and is an ally of the cen tral powers, IiIh majesty's govern ment lius informed the Bulgarian government, through the Swedish minister at London, who la in charge of Bulgarian Interests, thai a state f v;ir exists between Great Britain and Bulgaria as from 10 p. m. Li pNIii IN, Oct 16, 10:15 p, m. Prom all the main battle fronts come newi of continued fighting, bu from none of tiiom has been received miy Indication of victories or reverses whhh would make n marked change in i iif general situation. The Austria lis, Gcrrinns ami Uul garlani an proceeding methodical! wiiii their invasion of Serbia, which, according to neutral reports Is cost ing them a very heavy price in the lues of their soldiers, at the hardened veterans of Serbia are taking every ,l, nnl.llTA of III,, difficult l Ml 11 1 t to Inflict 'he greatest possible losses on the Invader. The Germans, however, have been atile to occupy Posarevac, southeast of Bemendrla and claim that their rampalgn is proceeding according to their plana The quadruple entente allies are perfecting their preparations to assist the Serbians a".i every day additional troops are landed at Saloiii- kl where the French general, Barren has arrived to take command or allied forces What steps it issla Italy have taken to assist have yet developed. iiotii Bides Rain In West The polltloal situation remains .hanged Greece having formally nounced that she would not Intervene in behalf of Serbia "at prosent" and Rumania although aha is being urged bv Germany definitely to define her position, not having made any move. Along the western front there has been heavy fighting in the Artols, Champagne and Voagea regions. At tacks were made by both sides but the gains and losses are described as being of little Importance. In the east the Russians have turned to the offensive In the region Of Dvlnsfc and although the Hermans claim that they have repulsed m st of the Muscovite attacks they admit that the Russians penetrated their line at one point. Bxcept for the hos tilities In this region things are some what rainier in the east IJeutenant- General Ivanoff, the Russian com mander, after his victory in Oallda and the subsequent check by the Ger mans, having for the moment shown himself satisfied with What he achieved. The Italians again have been on the offensive and claim to have gained some successes against the Austria ns. The bitter, however, deny this state ment. Ulied Sobs Busy, iiuiside the Balkan campaign Eng land is watching with the most Inter est the operations of her submarines In the Baltic. Here, after having drlv en the German merchantmen from the sea. they have sunk one and probably two German torpedo craft one re ported to be l torpedo boat destroyer and the other .1 torpedo boat--Which with other warahlps had oomo out to convoy ore-laden steamers. Activity of the British navy a'so is shown In the North sea. The record Shows that 3 1 German trawlers h ue been captured and taken Into Grimab) during the past month. GERMANS EXECUTE MISS EDITH CAVELL II. ad if IJirge Training School at Pl susicls is German iciini for Harboring Miles. LONDON, Oct. is. (I0:r.5 p. m.i The foreign offtOi has been notified by the American embassy that IfisS Edith Cavell, lately the head of a large training school in Dmas-la. w ho was arrested August t by the German authorities in Ilrussels. was executed October 1.1 after sentence of death had been passed upon her. It Is understood that the chargo against Miss Cavell was that she harbored fugitive British and French toldiers and Belgians of military :vgo end had assisted them to escape from Itelgium in order to Jolr their colors. Thus far the foreign office la not aware that a charge of espionage had been brought against Miss Cavell. y y.f. .. .y,... EVESiY DGLLAIi SPENT IN U. S. Nut ;i Contract Is Made Without Official Sanc tion nl' ! real I Britain, I Kansas CITV, ct. 15. Frank P. iValsh, u Kansas City lawyer and chairman of the federal industrial bilious commission. io.l;i aSHllllieu of the editorial and if Hi.- Kansas City ii newspaper. The nade that Walsh is iwners of i he Tost charge of its poll- econtl) gamed national when ihe Industrial reln- Ihe sol., direction Cost, an afternnc i and will have full eies. I I'll 665,000 TO 8E SFZE OF ARMY, SAYS GARRISON ENGLAND PAYS ALL FRENCH RUSS BILLS AFTtA rtr.f.v.,,, MLtf tUTM HAITI AH HL&iM&l ft m I Riatures Just arrived from EXayti, showing the activities of our marines ami sailors in subduing the rebels in the black republic, The top picture shows llaytian revolutionists killed in .111 engagement With American marines and a rapid fire gun at the lefi em lured by the United States forces. Hi low Is shown some of the sailors from the I'. S. S. Con necticut and it rapid-fire gun they capture, I from the Haitian rebels. ADMIRAL RECKLESS ILLINOIS CONCERN ROTARIANS HEARD AND CARELESS, TOO: GETS P.O. CONTRACT, ALLEN 0, ALRERT Neglect ;iik1 Careless Meth- .fl84,sr)f to Be Cost of the International Resident of But Russia's Carelessness ( 'aused Big Upset of For eitrii MoiicN Market, N otls iu Inspecting Sub marine. Is ( iharged. Building, Exclusive of Uniting Equipment. Rotary Clubs an Ex t raordinary Speaker. BATTERIES DEFECTIVE TULSA IS CHEATED HE COMPLIMENTS CITY Department Is Determined $64,000 of Appropriation Last Night's Banquet and That Shins Shall He - x Carefully Inspected. WASHINGTON, Oct, 15. Secre tary Daniels today ordered the trial by courtinaHi.il Of Bear Admiral William N. Little, retired, on "charges Involving neglect and careless methods In the conduct of his duties while In spector Of machinery at the Tore River Shipbuilding company, Quinoy, Mass., in eoneetion wit ii the construc tion of the submarine r. B. s. K-i." The court will meet at the Boston navy yard I Ictober I B. "The action of the department in this case." says the statement Issued by Secretary l'lenb ls, 'of ordering the trial by general courlmartial of an of- flcer who luis been retired aner ai tiilnlnff the hlghesl naal rank, on Charges relating to duties performed prior to retirement la somewhat radi cal and arrests attention. "It can be accounted for only as an lenei. of the department's deter mination that the Inspection of ships under construction Tor tne navy snail I (inducted with the greatest cure. and thoroughness." The K-i was accepted in January, lull, and troubles with her storage batteries base developed since that time, navy officials said today. De fective installation rather than design had caused short c ircuiting. The boat was contracted for by the Blectrta Boat company and constructed by the l'ore River plant. The departiiH.it has been led to be lieve that the Inspection of the K-2 while building was not conducted with "sufficient care, and thoroughness" the statement said. Mr. Daniels said he had received a l-lt-1 f,...,,, I,... imI T.itllp n.'ivitlff lie had been assured by the builders that any fault with tne naileries or me K-2 which developed after the ac ceptance would be rectified by the Company at its own expense and had recommended her acceptance on that basis. Will Not He I'snl: Mass Meeting Culled. WASHINGTON, Oct. 16. A con tract for the construction of the Tulsa postOfflCS and federal court house luilding Of limestone was today awarded by the treasury department. M. Y eager & Son, Danville, 111., was awarded the contract for the construc tion of the building exclusive of me chanical equipment and a mall con veyer at a cost of $ls4,Siiti. The floor construction Is to be of concrete. The Farewell Heating & Kngineer ing CO., Joplin, Mo., witli a bid of $15,667, was awarded the contract for installing the meehainicai equipment. The entire work Is to be completed in twenty months from today, Doth the Yeuger and Farewell concerns were the lowest of over a score of bidders. Tulsa is very apt to get the worst of i It In the erection of its new federal ! building unless Secretary McAdOO can be Induced to alter a ruling which he mad,- the past year to accept the cheapest material in the construction of all public buildings. In calling for (Continued On Page Ten.) COLORADO BANKERS NOW ARE INDICTED Misapplied funds, False i nines. Qnv b lenient, and ibstnotimi of Assets, Anions barm . PREFERRED MEXICO TO V. S. Serves in Carranas Iran and Then aires up us a I . s. Deserter. DAREDO, Oct. IS. After a so journ of several months with the Car ranza army In which he rose to a captaincy. B. W. Brown, formerly a private in tho hospital corps of the I'nlted States army, crossed to Laredo ;day and gave himself up as a de lerter. Drown is charged with hav lr.g deserted the I'nlted States army at Zapata nearly a year ago. closed I'ueblo, I'nited PDEitDO, Co., Oct. 15. -Indictments containing .15 counts against W. B. Slaughter and 62 counts against Coney C. Slaughter, former president and cashier, respectively, of the Mercantile National hank of were returned today by the States grand Jury. The indictments were based on al leged violations of the federal bank ing laws. Including charges of misap plication of funds, false entries, em bezzlement and abstracting of assets ranging In amounts from $200 to $97,000. The Slaughters came to Pueblo from Texas. W. B. Slaughter now Is at liberty on $50,000 bonds on charges preferred In state and federal courts In connection with the banks' affairs. Coney C. Slaughter disappeared shortly before tho bank closed and ia believed to be In Mexico. Meeting Surpassed All Others of Kind. EW VORK, o. t 1G i if tho millions of dollars spent daily in this country bj the allies tor war supplies, not ii dollar, it as learned authoritatively today, can be spent without fiisi obtaining the official sanction ol the British government, This sanction is obtained from a committee sitting in London and holding frequent sessions Although the committee has been in operation fo! many months, Ms existence bus not heretofore br, n generally known outside of governmental circles Only Once, so far B can be learned and then in the case of Russia has the mi ndate of ibis body been dis regarded. Han Vbsolulo Charge. The personnel of this committee never has been published and prob ably never win be. it consists, now eve) of representatives of each of the allied nations it Oreal Britain to Montenegro, controls absolutely the pan bases r aM war supplies m what ever section of Ihe world they may be ISCUght, iu ts as a financial check null . aunervlaor over all the war chests of ail Ihe allies and seeks to eliminate aitlvely ' ipetitive otaaing on me Ot the allies lor war supplies in tin open mantels nl ine wonu, inn of all ill Ihe United Slates. I Her purchases made m home markets by tin various nations the committee holds no supervision. The committee Is designated by n French title, the English translation of which is "the International war supplies committee. Under its guidance Great France. Ruaaia and Daly in munitions of war in tim Stales and other supplies, from competition in bidding competltl if permitted, the enm- I mil lee realized early In its career 'would result in sending prices of munitions and other supplies u pro hibitive levels and would OOnSS- quentiy swell the cost of conducting the war proportionately. Instead of coming into the American market When supplies are needed, and wag ing a financial contest for supremacy in Obtaining the supplies the allies HlllliCUCi lions commission held hearings in various cities and questioned many prominent men. including John D Roi kefeller, jr. The Post has been owned by Fred D. lioiifiis, the owner or tin Denver Post, Bonfila bought il about seven Mars ago and spent a fortune In rejuvenating It. it is rumored that onl) recently has the piper been on a paying basis, n r n I'd Ii iter paper and has Had trouble with advertisers, at one nine belnn IIUIL'I a boycott, another time declar. Ing a boycott itself against certain i tercets Walsh has had the warm Hipporl for man) years of the Kansas i It) Star, the dppositloti afternoon newspaper, He was the attorney for the late William It. Nelson, owner of the Star. QUARTEROF MILLION FOR M.E. UNIVERSITY Nairn IS ( 'omniittee of 1" ers ;iihI Laymen Raise Endowment Mm-to The Reverend Neff and Carl Magee to Attend Sar atoga Convention. p pari Britain Seeking I'nlted TWO hundred business and profes sional men of Tulsa sat spell bound for one hour and twenty min utes last night in the grillroom of Hotel Tulsa listening to what many termed the most nunarkable address ever delivered In Tulsa. The speaker was Allen D. Albert of Minneapolis, president of the International Asso ciation of Rotary Clubs Mr. Albert was the guest of the Tulsa Rotary club and in addition to the one hun dred Rotary members from Tulsa there wen. about one hundred guests from this city and surrounding towns. The speech was given following u splendid banquet, at which president W. F. Stabl of the Tulsa club presided. Mr. Albert's talk dealt with tho great sociological changea of the last (Continued 1 in Page Two.) CARRANZA PLEASED WITH RECEPTION Land Musie. Ringing of Bella, Boom ing of Cannon and Musketry Salutes in His Ronor, (Continued on I'age Two.) SAYS BRITISH WILL HAVE TO QUIT STRAITS np:w yohk, Oct. IS. Germany has begun a campaign ,the object of which is to march from Constanti nople to the Suez canal, ac ordlng to Charles H. Ault of Newark, N. J., who returned on the liner I. apian I today, after having spent several weeks in Oermany In connection with dye Importations. "Four weeks ago,-' Mr. Ault said, "I was told In Berlin that the. allies would soon he forced to abandon their attempt to force the Dardanelles by the campaign headed for the Suez canal." CALLED I'OR Ills "PRETTl Will Ml- McAdOO Miiilcl Her kniivT- ledgiuciiU t Husband's ludlenoo. CAPE OIRAKDEAC, Mo., Oct. 15. Senator William .1. Btono told MIS SOU! Democrats at a state rally here today that President Wilson would be renominated by the Democratic party and that he would be re-elected. William Q. McAdoo, secretary of the treasury, praised the accomplish ments of tho administration. When he appeared on the stand there were severul cries of "we want to seo your pretty wife." Mrs. McAdoo, who was seated ith tho speakers, roso and smiled her acknowledgments. LAREDO, Oct. l r, - -General Ven ustlano Carranaa and his party leached Monterey today and was ac corded an enthusiastic welcome The Carransa part) is accompanied by many high officials. Civil and mil itary, the latter Including Oeneralfl Obregon and Trevlno and a thou sand troops. Monterey is in gala attire and pre sented to tho tourists many tri umphal arches bearing tributes to the popularity of the first chief. Hand music, ringing of bells, boom ing of cannon, musketry salutes and shouts of acclamation from tho thousands gathered about the rail way station appealed a source of pleasure to Carransa. The afternoon was devoted to a reception to permit military men and civilians and tonight a grand bail was tendered the Carransa parly. Many prominent M. xic.ms have gathered from all parts of tho I'nited States ami Mexico to greet Carranza. It Is stated that Cari.ur.a will re main in Monterey tonight and to morrow, afl. r Whli Ii his Itinerary' will be continued Whether ('ar raniS will visit tho border before Joining his family at Baltitlo Is . not at present known. Before his re turn to Mexico City, where admin Istration business will, be transacted, Carransa will tour almost tho en tire republic. BRITISH HIV LITTLE MORE Tin.' appointmenl of a committee '.f fifteen ministers and laymen to devise ways and means lo raise a fond of (250,000 to endow the Meth odist I'utvcrslt) of Oklahoma, lo cated at Outline, with Ihe View Of making ii one ol the foremosl seats ol learning in the country, stood oul as the feature of the fifth day of the tv i nly f. i ii ii h annual conference of the Methodist Episcopal church. The fate of this institution, which has been in the rls for some time. has Just been decided by a decision of thl district court, and il Is not going to be the fault of this conference if refrain i tho institution cannot be made all Such: thiil that is hoped for It. The col- legi is located In What was formerly ihe Convention imii at Guthrie and makes an Idea! home for the seat of barnlng There is three years' ti In which to raise the sum required, but no time is to be wasted In gelling I he amount. Magee and Svtt Named, This was only one of tho very Im portanl matters to come before the conference. Signal honors were given i. Frank Neff, paator f the Firs! M, F. church "f Tulsa, and '. C. Ma gee, also a Tutsan, when they were Ihe first lo be chosen as delegates to the great general conference, to be held next May at Saratoga Springs, x. jr. The election of these delegates Is considered to be one of the paramount matters to come before ibis confer ence. The ministers of the conference are allowed to select five delegates, while the laity choose as many. on the first ballot yesterday ltc - nrnnd Neff. Rev Harry Case of Guthrie and Rev. T, J, H. Taggart of Oklahoma City were named as dele gates only three were chosen and the selection of the other two will be one of the first matter to be taken i p Ibis morning. The lay members of the conference lost no time in electing all of their delegates and chose C. C, Magee. only Change in Bnssoe, Situation "-.mill of iji a I i. n. li. LONDON, o. t 11 (11:41 p. m.) A Dritlsh official report under date of 9:4." o'clock to night from Field Marshal Sir John French, commander-in-Chief of the British army In the field, says with reference to the ier luan official statement of today: "The only change In tho situation south of T.a BaSSSS canal Is that We have further Improved our positions M the llohenzollern redoubt. Wo hold ill trrittmrt ff.in.J ntt lh thirteenth. Tulsa Judge Texas W I A L. McRIll, Oklahoma ity; w. m Short, Port Worth, L .1 Stark, Guthrie, and A. B. of Mull, ill. HOW TO RECOGNIZE, IS OP TO LANSING Will Call cure ot Another Confer-Pan-Americana Week. w ASHINGTON, Oct IS -s... re- iry Ionising will call a con ference next week of the I'ati-Amer-Ican diplomats to arrange the form in '.vulcli recognition . is to be extended to the de facto government led by i Ii neral ' 'arranza. Although formal responses have not be,n received by -the Hr.izillan and Chilean ambassadors here to the ii ports sent to Uieir governments last w eek after the? decision to recog nize Carranza, Informal assurances wero gi'in in advance of the confer ence to dii lomatlo representatives of the United States in Siftitiigo and I; lo De Jaaerto that Chile and Drazll were In accord with the policy of the Washington government. As soon as word Is received In a Bigger and Better Army iiml Navy, Plans Arc Jusl Aboul Complete. SERVE TWO MONTHS A YEAR IS NEW PLAN Citizens to Gel Sufficient Military Training Dur ing Vacations, 'Continued on Page Ten.) WASHINGTON, Oct. ir. The ad ministration program for na tional defense to bo recommended to the forthcoming session of congress, proposing a total expenditure on the army and navy next year of about 40o,ooo,ooo, was practically com pleted tonight Becretur) Garrison's plan, approved by the president, calls for an Increase of 175,000,000 in the war department's annual appropriation to he used for augmenting the regular army to no.- 0011 men and the creation of a now continental army or 400,000 men, which, together with tho militia of 115,000, would give the I'nited Stales I military rorce in time of need of C(5,000. Approval also was given today to the proposal of Secretan Daniels and the general board of the navy for a five-year naval construction program to . osi (500,000,000, giving the navy ten new dreadnoughts ami six battle cruisers tts well as more than sevuntv Sirtiniui lira), fifty destroyers, ten soout orulgera and a host ol auxlHar) ships, in Doubt Ms. in Ships, th,kS'ern',"'y ?nifu '"" Member! of the general board were m conference J'""1 ,''" tonlghi discussing the exact yum per of ships to be recommended 7"' " year and m heme for equalling the expenditures over tho nye-eiii- ii.. Ho a m. ' ril., ,. ; . ' "e program r..r cirsi veer uin.-i, , . . . ....ii ... , ,,r th .....,...,, e.iiieo ror tWo battle cruisers wo dreadnoughts, 2C sulonanios A 'est oyers and three sou, ships ' A th Brooklyn navy yard leshtnS i PI to build bat- -hips ii. aVV estimates thla year include provisions for cnstrtip- " Sj ' UPS at I'hiladelphia " this purpose. The slip bull! at oiphia for construction of a nav transport was so designed -,s , Permit Its extension iL"lk"La caSI. r!Eri0,n has guarded "toby his pi,,,, for strengthening- the military establishment and org',, Istnga great continental nvS fen.se and practically nothing w., known Of It until tonight " " rne program proposes: ' 'st, regular army Ho.ooo men. , ' luc.ease ()f mo,-., tnan 50,000 men In the present establishment Second, a continental army 400.000 (Continued on ',,ge Two.) GERMANY ALONE CAN STOP ATROCITIES Viscounl Bryce Bays Through Ten tonic Goivnunem is Onlj Way r saving Armenians. LONDON, oct. 1. '..-There la only n Power thai can atop the Anne,,, lai atrocities, and that Is Germany " declared Viscount Dryce, at a meeting .-cay at the Mansion nouse, In .up! Port of the lord mayor's fund in aid oi the Armenian sufferers a,. ,i. i;kred that the onl) remedy was to tartfcuiri,reuM '" w.otli opinion, i irti, uiai Ij ,,t . Mutral opinion, to ' t, Oermany ana force her to inae action. Viscount Bryce proposed a res oiuuon condemning the reported tociues which he said exceeded any thing m the history of Persecution's. MS declared untrue the excuse of. red by tho Germans for the Turks to the effect (hat Armenians had ro be led. ID seconding the resolution, Cardi nsl Bourne said that the evidence WOS strong that even Oermany was UOt abb to deny the massacres VeU- trals, he saW, should follow the ex ample oi pope tfenediot, who wrote a persona proteal and pica tu the Sul tan. sir Edwin Pears, who had been tho leader of the uriiish bar in Constant t.liople. apparently surprised his ntarera b) saying that the persecu tion was not an artio:e of Mobam n dar. faith, and that the massacres v re deplored bv iha III 'I UU , I Ix ii Tutks. "l I NEVER RAID WOBO, t ibh s Becreta lainalng ami Assam linn of ills Retievoeeii vV ASHINGTON, Oct. 11. Ambas sador I'age at Dome cabled Secretary U runng today that he never had ex pressed an opinion concerning tho Italian campaign or given out any expression whatsoever In regard to the probable results or merits of tha P.nropeun struggle. The state department had in quired regarding a published report that the ambassador bad given an Interview regarding the Italian armv and as t the success of the Italian c- 111 oalilll.