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TULSA, OKLAHOMA, WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 1917
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Nominations Placed in Proper
Districts as Fast as They
Hundreds of towns and communl
tics In Oklalioina ana even uujounns j
states wore henrd from yesterday as(
a result ef-the news that The Tulsa.
Daily 3Voild will Bive away a halfj
dossen magnificent automobiles and i
other valuable prizes in its Mb 10,000
irift caniualgn. Stacks of letters ar
rived from yarious points, Indicating'
that interest Is Intense thruoui mo
section In which The- Tulsa Daily
Most of the letters received yester
day contained nominations. Young
women are rushing In tholr nomina
tions, eager to be araoni; the first to
start campaigning for votes. Tho out
look is that practically every town
and rural section will be represented
by some young woman, who will
strive to bring attention to her com
munity and reward to herself.
The city of Tulsa ;s also Rolr.fr to be
well represented In the race. Every
part of the city is yielding its share
of nominations. In the business sec
tion, employers are nominating favor
ite employes. And In the homo,
where there Is a young woman, the
conversation usually drifts to the all
Important subject of the prize cam
paign. Enthusiasm U spreading more
and more every day, as people come
to a full realization of the Immense
opportunity The Tulsa Dally World
Is providing for ambitious young wo
men. As fast as the nominations are re
ceived the campaign department statf
classifies tnem Into their proper dis
tricts. Il is hoped that it will be pos
sible to publish the first list of names
within a few days. 10 that the publis
will be able to ascertain who me
tlclpants aro and single out their
fmorites. That the public at large la
taking as keen an Interest In the
forthcoming campaign as the candi
dates themselves, la already fore
All Have Their FriomK
Every one of the candidates has her
quota of friends who will be onxlous
to seo that-ehe wins one of the handsome-automobiles.
competition promises to bo perhaps
the most Interesting evont witnessed
In many years.
That the selection of automobiles
for prizes is a popular one is quite
evident. Some young women want
the $2,000 Haynes, while other prefer
the $1,675 Chandler Six, the seven
passenger Nash or perhaps the H up
mobile. The Overland "Country
Club" and Maxwell-ere also attracting
their full share of admiration. While
most entrants have already made their
choice, so far as the automobiles are
concerned, one young woman yester
day afternoon was somewhat per
plexed as to which car rhould task In
the sunlight of her approval. "Still,
they all loo good to me," she con
, COXTIXLKI) ON PAQK SKVEN.
SUPREME COURT HITS AT
"BARGAIN RATE" STOCKS
Transaction In Stocks for Ia Tlum
IncoriKH-aUMl I'ur Value
World Capital Bureau.
813 Oimphell Bnildinf.
OKLAHOMA CITY, Nov. 27 Stock
that has been sold by corporations
organized In this state for leBs than
par value that has been named in
the articles of Incorporation of such
concerns Is void, according to a de
cision of the supremo court today.
The opinion, written by Justice
Ralney, calls attention to the con
stitution of the state which In sec
tion 39, article 9, says that "no cor
poration shall Issue stock except for
money, labor done, or property ac
tually received to the amount of the
par value thereof, and all fictitious
Increases of stock or indebtedness
ehall be void." The court holds that
stock certificates are void In the
hands of all holders If they were
Issued by the corporation In viola
tion of tho constitution.
The decision came In the case of
Frank K. Lee and A. D. Morton vs.
C. H. Cameron and the Paden Oil
company, on in appeal from tho Ok
lahoma county district court. The
judgment of the lower court Is re
versed and remanded. Butt was
brought by Lee, stockholder In the
Paden company, against Cameron to
cancel 260 shares of stock of the
corporation Issued by It to Cameron.
It was alleged that the par value of
the stock Issued to Cameron was $25
a share, but that the purported con
sideration was about 40 per cerjt of
Its par value.
The court further said: "Corpora
tions are not entitled to and should
not receive credit of having a large
paid-up capital when only a small
percentage of the par value of the
stock Issued has ever been paid into
the treasury of the company."
Architects, Builders and
Supply Men meeting to
night at the Exchange
rooms, at 8 o'clock sharp.
Feet Danced, Face Smiled
While Heart .Was Breaking
Mrs. de Saulles Tells of Effort
to Protect Secret of Hus
NOT SHAKEN BY PROSECUTION
State Makes Vain Attempt to
Trap Heiress by Rapid
MINEOI.A. Nov. 27 How her feet
had danced, how her face had smiled,
how her voice had laughed, how her
tongue had fibbed and how her pen
had lied to disguise a bleeding heart,
protect the secret of her husband's in
felicity nnd perhaps win h'm back to
her, was told by Mrs. Rlanra do
Saulles today. The admission was
brought from her during a rigid cross
examination by the prosecution who
attempted to break down her story
told yesterday In the trial of the South
American heiress for the killing of
her former husband, John L. de
Saulles. Four hours of searching cross
examination, by District Attorney
Charles C. Weeks today failed tojnove
Mrs. de Saulles from the story she told
from the witness stand yesterday.
The 23-year-old Chilean heiress
reiterated her version of the tragedy
of the night of August 3 at de Saulles'
Long Island hmiio In tho same dis
passionate manner In which she testi
fied yesterday. Her answers were de
liberate. - Surprise Attack Fulls.
When the district attorney in an
abrupt tone asked:
"When did you first know you had
shot your husband?" the question
failed- of Its evident purpose of taking
the witness unawares for she looked
steadily at the prosecutor, deliberated
for some seconds and finally answered
"Why Doctor Wight told mo."
"Did he tell you you had shot him
In the back?"
"I don't remember," the witness
answered after 'a pause.
There was a reversion to this point
some minutes later wnen me prose
cutor asked: .
W hen did you first know that your
husband was shot In, the ' back he
was, wasn't he?"
"Was he?" questioned Mrs. de
Saulles In return.
"I'm asking you." urge4 Weeks. -
"Why, 1 was In court last week
when I heard Marshal Werd testify,"
mid the defendant finally.
Marshal Werd was an intimate
friend of de Saulles and was called by
the prosecution as a witness lust week.
Of the actual snooting iirs. ue
Saulles maintained her claim that she
could recall nothing. She clung to
her previous assertion that not until
her awakening in the Nassau county
(nil some days after tho shooting did
she become raitlonal.
Slicks to Original Story.
With Justice David K. Manning's
permission the district attorney sought
to assist tho witness by asking whether
she did noi remember having told of
ficers who arrested her that they
would find the revolver with which
she did the shooting lying near a hat
raok in the hall of tho de Saulles
home; that the following morning she
wrote u check for l,0t)0 with which
to ball out her maid, Kuxantm Mon
teau, who hud been held as a ma
terial witness and that sdon after the
shooting she thot of such things aa
"lawyers, maids and money."
un none of these points, however,
was the witness able to amplify her
she became rational.
A letter In which the defendant told!
h.iui.onrl thnt it was "the ureatest !
regret of her life" that sue baa not
been "able to make him a good wife,"
un reoil In the record today.
There wero Indications that this
letter will bo used by attorneys for
the prosecution in their attempt to
break down the story of "Indirterent
neglect" on tho purt of hor husband,
told In direct examination by tho
young Chilean woman yesterday. The
letter was written while Mrs. da Saul
les was on a ship bound for Chile to
visit relatives In tho spring. of 113.
prior to tVo granting of her divorce
decree. . , , ,
At that time the witness said sho
felt that her married life was ended
"morally." Mrs. de Saulles countered
her admission that she wrote the let-
saying she was to oiamo ior
CONTINUED ON PAGE 1VK.
PLANTERS NATIONAL IS
NOW PART OF EXCHANGE
Notable Feat in bookkeeping
Performed by Clerical
At 9 o'clock this morning tho
Planters National bank will have
become a part of the Exchange Na
tional bank. All last night book
keepers of both banks were busy
balancing the accounts so that over
four thousand people who have been
having their checks written on Plant
era National bank blanks promptly
honored, will not be delayed In their
Promptly at 3 o'clock yesterday
employes of both banks started their
audit. It was first necessary to bal
ance every Individual account of the
Planters National, assort all cheeks
and place them In envelopes, balance
alt goneral books, eount cash and
check up the note files. Thousands
of Items were handled and proven
during the hours ot last- night, so
that thore will be no hitch or 1oliv
In - the regular process of business
today. It was probably one of the
most notable feats In bookkeeping
ever accomplished In 'Tulsa. Suffi
cient ehecks written on either Plant
ers National or Exchange blanks
will be promptly honored.
1 JIous, Not I. w. w.,
lilatned for Wreck j
j of Frisco Meteor j
WELKKTKA, Okla., Nov. 87.
t The playful throwing of a piece I
I of wrap Iron, in which a rope I
I ha 1 been attached, by three boys (
on tne (racks of the Frisco rail-
I road near here, causccl the wreck
Sunday morning of the fast train
t knowii as the Meteor and the
I subsequent denlh of two mem-
t tiers of the train crew, according (
I to n confession made by the loys I
I to their parents today.
i According to the slnrv told by
I the Uiys' parents ti. the.au- I
t lliontie, the boys were playing on t
i the Hack Sunday morning with I
I two pieces of scrap metal, to one
t of will' h 11 rope ha I been tied. I
I Ttiey were throwlflf: the Iron ns t
I thev walked down the track end I
t when that with the rope attached
t bcame caught In 11 joint it woj:
said, the bovB abandoned It, wlth-
out thinking of the approaching
train or possible damage to it.
According to authorities here
no union hits been taken against
the t oys.
It was learned today that Hcrt
Ford, student -fireman 011 tho
train, had not been killed as pre
viously reported, but had been
taken to his home In Sherman,
Texas, on a special train uml
I that he would recover a It ho he
I mluht be permanently blind on
account of being subjected to Jets
of steam from the bursled boiler.
BARRIER IN VAIN
Italians Throw Back Five As
saults Inflicting Severe
Losses on Invaders.
ROME, Nov. 27. Austrian troops
made another attack on Italian lines
In Albania on Sunday, In which they
scored an Initial success, the war of
fice announced today. Regulars came
to the assistance of the Albanian
bands that had been driven back In
tfc rejrion southeast ot Herat and the
Austrian were forced to retreat with
i i alian a it my iikauuuak
TER.S IN NORTHERN ITALY, Mon-
day. Nov. 2f. Klve determined at
tacks by Austro-fterman forces on the
left wing of the Italian Fourth army
near Monte Pertioa, between the
Hrenta and the IMave, were delivered
today. The enemy rushes were
broken by the defensive troops with
heavy losses to tho attackers.
Not only the left but the right wing
and the center of the army holding
this sector was subjected to attack,
the enemy effort now attaining Its
full force here. On the right and the
center tho struggle raged from Monte
Monfenera, westward with the Italians
holding their lines at all points.
Venetian I'lalns llcllcvetl Safe.
The fluctuations of the great battle
have now developed to a stage where
the resisting power of the Italian army
has been demonstrated to be sufficient
to retard, If not to prevent any sud
den rush thru the passes leading to
the Venetian plains. This was re
garded as a serious menace six days
ago, but as eurh day has shown the
Hullan lines holding solid against re
peated attacks anil their defenders
ready even to take the aggressive
against heavy odds, the feeling of
gravity that then prevailed Is chang-
mi 10 one ui 1
estored confidence and
with a spirit of buoyancy which per
vades all ranks of the army and civil
Assistance at Hand.
There is also the feeling that friend
ly allied support Is near at a timely
moment and that tho mingled ranks
of gray, blue and khaki will combine
to form the barrier that Italy hua sus
tained alone until now.
Many British officers were at head
quarters today and the streets showed
almost as much khaki as gray. The
prince of Wales renewed his earlier
visit, going about the streets and
mingling with the officers at public
restaurants in the most democratic
It Is reported from the Frlull region
Occupied by the enemy that the civil
population has been required to turn
over all copper articles, grease and
oils In Its possession within five days.
Emperor Ciiarlei Is said to have made
another visit to the invaded region
going to the coaat cities of Grado and
POSTPONES ARMY TAG DAY
Rain Prevents local Organization
Seeking (Hindi for Wnv Work.
Jupiter Pluvlus interfered with thi
plans of the local Salvation army and
the workers who had mobilized to
make a drive for a f 1,000 war work
fund were unable to sell their tagd
to tho pedestrian. However, "Tag
Day" will bo staged today, providing
the Inclement weather does not con
tinue. In the matter of raising the 11,000
Captain W. E. Hickman lias dU'lded
the city Into districts and workers
will l e thoroly canvassed.
British Casualties j
' LONDON. Nov. 2". P-rltlsh casual
ties officially reported for tho week
ending today aKKrecuted 30,314. They
were divided as follows:
Killed or died of wounds: Officers,
28: men. 5.947.
Wounded or missing Officers, 894;
Notwithstanding the hoavy flighting
during the last week in the Cambral
district, the Hrltlsh. casualties are less
thani In the precedlnn week when
they totaled 32.227. Two weeks back
they were 26,065.
Kaiser's Representatives Act
in Advisory Capacity to
Lenine at Pctrograd.
BREAK WITH ALLIES COMING
Entente Diplomats Will Move
to Neutral Capital if the
News Is Confirmed.
TEUTONS AFTER MUNITIONS
Million Prisoners Would Re
Released From Russian
LONDON, Nov. 27. Information
wiw rti'oUcd hero today from IVlro
grnd that n number of Gorman staff
olTlccis linvc arrived there and arc
nctinj In tin udvlsory eapjuity to Nik
olai Lenine, the Itolsh'.'Vlkl Premier.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 27. official
confirmation of the news from London
that German staff officers are In Pet
rcjrrnd acting os military advisors of
the Lenine faction probably will be
followed promptly by uct'on on the
part of the Untied States and the allies
definitely to place tho llolahevlkl
regime In the list of Germany's ullles.
If tlio Germans are three all doubt
as to the purpose of the Kolshevikl is
removed and the diplomatists will be
obliged to withdraw to a neutral cip
itol, probably Stockholm, to await in
structionH from their governments.
Such a departure undoubtedly would
be followcTI by Immediate cancellation
of all orders now In process of ex
ecution for military and other sup
plies for Russia both In the United
Slates and Japan. J3ever.il cargoes
from tho United Htates are now on
the way to Vladivostok, but these can
be diverted by wireless orders and It
has been understood that their de
livery would be contingent upon evi
dence that they would nut full Ir.to
Would (ive (iei ninny Supplier,
,.VVUh- Gorman openly -ivlafcf,'
nine and his followers. It Is assumed
that efforts will be made to carry
Russia into the position of nn active
ally of the central powers. This might
produce a most serious situation by
making available to Germany the vast
Mures of food, oil and cotton of Jtussla
and '.-ven tho the Teutons found it
impossible to convert the disorganized
country Into an active military ally,
the million or more German, Austrian
and Turkish prisoners held In Itussla
would bo freed for service with the
Ever since the overturning of tho
Kerensky government military strate
gists here have been anticipating sjich
a condition as exists toe ay In llutvla.
This is one of the principal problems
with which the Inter-allied wnr coun
cil in Paris Is expected tit deal. 'With
out being bound by any spocinl In
structions. Colonel House and his mill,
tary adviser. Gcnefal )3Hss. will co
operate with tho representatives of
the entente powers' In framing pome
policy to meet the sitilatlon.
Strong hope Is Mt that jiny attempt
by Lenine to turn Itusslii over to Ger
many will meet with powerful resist
ance at home. Any action decided up
on by the allies will be directed at
the Petrograd extremists and not at
tho people of Russia,
Reports that come from the -Cossack
country that the hetman, Gen
eral Kaledines, may bo the master of
the situation thru his ntrol of the
food which is necessary to maintain
any mllltnry lorre In the north of
Russia, have encouraged military ex
perts here to believe that In spile o"
the aid of his German advisers, Inlne
and his faction may bj brought to
TULSA, Not. 27. Maximum T; mini
mum 45; north wlndH and cloudy Akieii;
prrripltition two inrhnt.
OKLAHOMA KORKt'AST: Wednesday gen
erally fair; coldrr in aoutheatt portion;
Thuraday fair, warmer.
Berlin Compliments Fighting Quality
of Americans Encountered in France
TiERLIX, Sunday, Nov. 25. (via
London, Nov. 27.) A report received
from the western front describing the
American troops' action says:
"Independent American units have
been thrown Into the trench line. The
felt hat has irlven way to the Enijllsh-
fnfihlnnil ntel helmet nnil thn whts-
: tllnif and 'burstlnf of shells have be
come familiar sounds to Americe.n
ears. . -
"For the first time since they have
been participating as Independent
contingents the Americans have tasted
the real hand scuffle. Jtut thW time
the shelW did not merely fly over
their heads, but Into the very trenches
they had selected and presently, wltn
m Infernal noise, these things, which
the young soldiers believed to be a
firm protection, began to quake and
"And here on the heels of this a
firm attack by our onrushlng Havii
rian reserves forced the way Into the
American trenches and musket shots'
and bursting hand grenades rellved
the artillery fire. '
"Our new opponents made a nost
determined defense and desperate
hand-to-hand fighting set In. Hints
of guns, fists and hand grenades wero
freely brought into play and many
men fell to the ground before the rest
gave up resistance and surrenderid.
After a bare hour the German storm
ing troops were back in their own
trenches with booty and prisoners.
"There they stood before us, thcsJ
young men from the land of liberty.
Russians Vast Stores Still Are Safe
Guarded by Killed ines' Loyal Troops
LONDON. Nov. 27. The Russian
revolutionists have made a "ghastly
failure" ot their attempt at adminis
tration, according to the l'eti orad
correspondent of the Morning Post,
writing under the date of Saturday.
"Hut behind or beyond nil this ap
parently hopeless chaos the forces 1
which made Russia and the empire j
iiic 0111 mic anil loose w no iwiuw utin
xia history understand perfectly well
Iwuc matters will end.
"ICven as 1 write the situation is
becoming clear. The elections to the
constituent assembly will take place
but the constituent assembly will not
meet the si.cccss of the Hol.slicvkt
movement, whatever that movement'
may really cover, as- it already hits
dninneil the constituent assembly,
"Meantime, 1 would cull attention
to the following facts: The va.st gold
reserve of the Russian empire, which
wan removed from 1'ctromad t the
Kremlin In lit 1 3, was later carried
still further Into the interior. 11 Is
in safe hands.
"Ueneral Kalcndincs, hetiaan of
unit' (I cossackdom, Is in secure pos-
LOST ON ACTAEON
Only, Twenty-One 'of Crew of
One Hundred Seen After
Ship Was Torpedoed.
NEW YORK, Nov. 27. Klfty-
elght men, including 26 American
citizens and five naturalized Ameri
cans, comprised the crew of the
American steamship Actaeon, report
ed sunk off the European coast. A
dispatch from London today said 21
survivors had reached Port C'umar
Inas, Spain, and that the other mem
bers of the crew were missing.
The London cablegram mudo no
mention of United States naval thin
ners aboard, Bor do the names of
any appear In the records of the
United States shipping commissioner
here. It is assumed there were aom
on board, inasmuch as the vessel was
controlled by the United States ship
The Actaeon left New York early
In October carrying, government sup
plies for P.ordeaux. It Is believed
she was on tho return voyage when
sunk. She was commanded by W.
The American citizens on board
Included: G. A. Jensen, Kerndale.
Cal.. and J. A. Atkins, Hood, Cal..
wireless operators; Louis R. Carson,
cadet officer, Los Angeles; H. Woot
en, seaman, St. Paul, Minn.; James
R. llealey, third assistant engineer,
New Orleans; H. Ford, cadet engi
neer, of Algiers, La.; J. Mortar
Ity, oiler, Muskegon, Mich.; R. L.
Marsden, coal passer, Philadelphia;
U. 13. Crado, coal passer, llelle Ha
ven, N. C. ; K. Wallace, incssnian,
Philadelphia; Henry Fallon, deck
boy, 8teubenvill, Ohio; Thomas R.
Corrern, seaman, no address, born
In California; Benjamin Paul, sea
The Actaeon Is the first of the
seized German steamships to be sunk
while in American trade.
Camarlnas Is a small Spanish town
43 miles southeast of Corunna, In
northwestern Spain on the Atlantic.
OKLAHOMA OIL PRODUCERS
HEARD ON TAX PROTESTS
Oljcel to Excess Profits Provision
Rcforo Advisory Hoard :f
Va SHI NGTTO N', Nov. i!7. Repre
sentatives of the Mid-Continent Oil ,t
f'n.i association, comprising five hun
dred oil producers In Oklahoma, Kan
sas !nd Texas, protested against al
leRed unfair workiiiK of tiio excess
profits sections of the war tax hill to
'.he war excess profits advisory board
rf tho treasury here today.
Tho oil men objected to the provl
nions of the law which would allow
the fovernment to take a lari;e per
centage of oil profits above an amount
to bo bued on capitalization. As
Tnnny oil properties worth millions are
beli B operated nn a capitalization of
less than 1100.000. it was pointed out
the tax would be grossly Inequitable
In some cases.
They wero sturdy and sportsmanlike
in build. (iuod-nntured smiles ra
diated from their blue eyes and th''y
were quite rurprlsed that we did not
propose to shoot them down .as they
hod been led la the French training
camp to believe we would do.
"They know no reply to our query.
'Why does the I'nited States carry oil
wnr against Germany?' The sinking
of Anierlean ships by t'-boats. which
was the favoilte pretext, sounds a til
flo stale, one prisoner expressed the
opinion that we had treated Iielglum
rifher badly. Another asserted that
It was Lafayettotwho brought America
lench aid in the war of Independence
and because of this he United States
would have to help France."
" Meeting for War Council
PARIS, Nov. 2 . The representa
tives of the chief "nations at war with
the Teutonic allies are assembling In
Paris for the Interallied conference at
which are to be discussed momentous
questions for more unified action In
the prosecution of the war.
The American, Hritish and Italian
missions already have reached the
French capital. They are led. respec
tively, by Col. K M. House, David
Lloyd Oeorge, the British prime min
ister, and Vittorlo Orlando, the Ital
res-Ion with trustworthy and dls.-lp-1
.lit d troops of all arm.", of all those
I'cblci's if Kniopean Russia that pro
duced a harvest this venr, and Is rap
idly capturing those rein. lining terri
tories upon which Rurs'a relies lor lis
"A Mist iiiiloiij. under tho name of
the Soullicavtci n anion, has been
foiand. It Includes the lon terri
tory, a jtrcat part of Little Russia, the
lower olija prov inces nnd Turkestan
til- area which feeds all Russia.
Ti ls union Is etciniliiir the promises
to c.ivfr the Siberian corn land.
"lleneial Kaledines, bobllnu the
irold ii": ri mid the bread supplies, Is
master of the situation and those he
yenes will accept dictation neither
limn Kerensky, Lenliu nor anybody
els'-, least of nil front ieliuany.
The allies may safely admit a bow
Ins acquaintance with the curious In
dividualities thrown up from the
depths ny intei nal disturbances but
for in-tlmate I'rlcmlsh'p and future
partnership they must look elsewhere
.nnd 'n the meantime they must wait
m.ctvirernedly until their old friends
reappear above the present turmoil."
Pyts the Neus lireaks
ROME, Nov. 27.- An rntlre divi
sion of the eneniv made an attack
jfsterday tn the llentii valley la all
effort to break thru the Italian north
ern front. Today's official statement
says these troops which attacked in
massed formation were driven back.
HALTIMOUE, Nov. 27. The slatns
of Gypsies and bootblacks was estab
lished tm Idlers here today and they
will come under the provision:! of th'J
Maryland compulsory work law.
Tulsans Among Successful
Candidates in Officers'
FAN' FRANCISCO. Nov. 27. Among
those who received commission . at
eoit wmflelit Hcott officers' -train
ing en mp here, modo public
t'0-Uit artillery reserve corps:
Harry J. Hrown, llartlenvllle.
Oscar M. Drake, Imrant.
Dllton T. Stevens, Tulsa.
Volnev Wortman, Mulhall.
Harold O. Price, llartlesvllle.
Ilurton Hartley, Tulsa.
Second Lieutenants. .
Robert It. Ileindon, Karlshorn,
Kdmrd II. Sloan, Tulsa.
Ailolph O. Dovre, Tulsa.
Duaiun It. McDonald, Tulsa.
James Ijiynx. I'onca City.
Arthur P. Wrlvht. Tulsa.
John L. Heaver, wton.
Infantry reserve: . f
Arastus 11. Welch, Tulsa.
) rank Hryan, Tulsa.'
Fort Sheridan CommlscloiiK.
i.iiii ui i i.'ii 1 1 1 a v in n.vv vr
The following Oklahoinuns have been
given commissions following the close
or tne ouicers reserve naming sunuoi
First Lieutenants, Infantry.
Donald C. Burnett, llartlesvllle.
Second Lieutenants, Infantry.
Oei ige L. Morin, Muskogee.
Fessenden O. Westfall, F.l Heno.
O. II. Truesdale, Kliigf'wher.
John W. Sheppard, Oklahoma City,
Second Lieutenants, Field Artillery.
Allrt N. Murphy, Oklahoma City.
Robert . 1 loose, Oklahoma City.
Pau Roll Bandits Caught;
$37,000 Theft Recovered
TOLEDO, Ohio, Nov. 27. The po
lice announced this afternoon the cap
ture of the six bandits who held up
the Huebne'r Brewery company book
keeper today and got away with $37,
000. The police also announced the
recovery of all the stolen money. In
addition to the six men a 20-year-old
girl, Wanda I'rbatls, Is under arrest.
Ktic was employed as telephone girl
In the Iluebner brewery office. Her
brother Is one of the alleged bandita
Russia's Northern Army
' Without Bread Supplies
I)NDON, Nov. i7. The ifiisslan
army on the northern front has bud
no pread for several days, according
to reports received In Petrograd and
transmitted here, and only two or
three day?' supply of army biscuit
is on hand. The army delegates a.ri
reported to have recommended thy
withdrawal of troops in order to pre
vent a general flight with Its conse
:i'ent excesses. Instead of a hundred
cars of food arriving dally at the
Dvlnsk front, enly twenty have been
Kansas Wants Federal
Troops in Oil Fields
TOPEIvA. Kan., Nov. 27. In a
telegram to Secretary of War Baker
today. Governor Capper made an
appeal for federal troops to protect
oil refineries, pipe lines, pa. 'king
houses, mills and elevators In Kan
sas. The governor explained thnt
fear of destructive work by I. W. W.
caused him to send the telegram.
The telegram was sent to Secretary
Baker following the receipt of tele
grams from various parts of the state
asking that the governor take the
step. It was said.
Williams & Harvey Nursery, Fifth
and Main. Adv.
PLUNGE INTO WAR
Germany Fears Norway Will
Join Allies nnd Furnish
PLANS INVASION OF DENMARK
Would Need Seaport to Offset
Entente Move; Herlin Ad
MONARCHS DISCUSS OUTLOOK
Danes High in Official Circles
Try to Minimize Danger
COPENHAGEN. Nov. !7.--Behind
the meeting of the Scandinavian mon
archs and ministers nt ( 'hi 1st Inula this
week lies the fear, rnfounded tho It
may he, of Norway's eniry Into the
war and of the German menace that
in this case, she should feel called
upon to occupy Denmark as a counter
The Associated Press learns from a
responsible source that the confer
ence which was arranged In conse
quence of nn Intimation from Ger
many that the growth of anil-German
sentiment In Norway, particularly af
ter the sinking of tho convoy in tno
North sea by German cruisers, Is be--Ing
followed with concern by Ger
many and that it is feared that Noi
wrty might bo impelled either hf ex
cited public opinion or pressure fro;n
the allies to enter the struggle, at
least to the point of granting a naval
baso to England and the United SHtei
In which event Germany would feel
culled upon to selr.0 a corresponding
base in Denmark.
IHiii-Gcrmnns In Saddle.
I'pon the receipt of this Information
at Copenhagen word was hurried'
sent to King Gustavo of Kweden an I
Denmark's most prominent eltlxen,
President Anderson of the Danish East
Asiatic eonipany. who Is high In the
confidence of Berlin as well as Lon
don, was il'spatched to Berlin to
verify tho report and If po-slble to
change the German attitude. Mr.
Auderron conferred with Dr. von
Kuhlemann. secretary for foreign af
fHlrs at Berlin, and he confirmed the
report, adding that lr. consequence of
t:e Hntmn anil" Russian developments)
the 'military and Pan-Clorman ele
rmnts wero again In the saddle-la
Germany and exercising Inflnono
against which the foreign office with
Its more moderate views found it io..t
difficult to contend.
King Gustavo returned to Stock-'
holm and launched the suggestion of
a conference of the three kings, ac
companied by the premiers and for
eign ministers, lit Chrlstianla. which
wan accepted, the Norwegians hcimr
flattered with the thot of the first
visit from a Swedish monarch In the
Nmwegian capital since the separation
of the two countries.
Real Sentiment Hard to Judge.
It Is difficult to Judge how far Ger
many was actuated In the step by
genuine four of Norwegian action,
how far by a desire to force Norway
Into roniug down lt strongly untl
Gnrman sentiment and wave the
"big stoock" over thc--thre countries
during the pending negotiations wll.l
the I'nited States anil the entente over
the embargo and thereby get as good
a bargain us posslhU for Germany.
On the one hand DanesIn high
position in the secret, with whom tho
correspondent discussed the subject,
The $5 Overland Country Clut
will be awarded to the contestant se
curing the fifth highest number of
votes regardles of district.
The $ H 1 2 . 4 3 Maxwell touring car
will be awarded to the contestant se
curing the sixth highest number of
votes regardless of district.
After awarding of the automobiles
the next highest contestant in each of
the six districts will be awarded a
genuine diamond ring.
After the awarding of the automo
biles and the $150 diamond rings the
next highest contestant in each of the
six districts will be awurdvd a $100
genuone diamond ring.
After the above prizes have been
awarded the next highest contestant
In each of the six districts will re
ceive a gold watch.
J A Proclamation
Whereas, this great nation of I
I tho I'nited Statta of America has
entered upon the harvest season I
I of the year and we are reaping j
t the grains and the fruits of the
earth which God has spared
from the sword and cannon t
I which has laid most of the world
I In waste, and I
Whereas, we have much to be I
I thankful for, In thnt we so long (
I wcie fortunate to be among the I
few neutrals of the world and yet I
when we did enter it was for thj
I Fake of humanity and on the side I
I of Freedom and Democracy, and I ,
Whereas, a Chrlstiun nation I
I should turn at this season of tho
I year especially to give thankn I
I for the ninny good things which I
I have corn to us tn the past, and
I to pray for a divine leadership t
I in the tasks w hieh now confront I
t us, and I
I H'her-ias, the people of TuUi, I
I among the chosen people of the $
I nation, have prospered in accord-
I once wltli their ideals and mo- I
I tlves, and have reaped the bene- I
I fits ot good nets and plenty,
I Therefore, I, J. II. Simmomv
mayor of the city of Tulsa, Ok-
I luhoma, do cull upon thu people I
I f this city '.tnd of this commu- $
hlty to Join In a holy observance I
I of Thanksgiving Day, that we $
t limy repair in thanksgiving for I
I the many blessings and successes I
t which huve crowned our efforts, .
and I do hereby declare Novein- I
t tier 29, 1917, to be a legal hull- I
t day in tho clt of Tulsa, that I
I proper observance may be made
on that occsslon of Ihanksgiv- I
I Ing Day. (Signed i John II. Sim- l
limns. Mayor; rrank Newklrk, I