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L5EJ5ESE OICLAHQHA'5 REATEST EST era NEWSPAPER FINAL EDITION FT fr f .. VOL. XIII, NO. 220 HOLLAND BREAKS WITH KAISERLAND Call Minister Home From Berlin; Hermany Also Issues Recall. COMPELLED TO TAKE SIDES Teuton Demands for Trans portation Facilities ,Lv Forces Actiyn. ' " " - NEEDS GRAIN FROM AMERICA Supplies Will Be Available f Prevented Reaching: IV Central Powers. w AMxTlltD M. rll 24 I tie Hun i he Dutch, iiilhlatcr lu 4icr iii rti inlul-ier in 1 1 n Nellicrlniuls li.is h li 1 1 - llamir for lleillii anil llr-( Hi.- Duo I. iiiliilu-r In t.cr nnnv is i n Iiim :i I nun lt-rlln to Mil- llu;uc. WA.;illNVM, Apn! Offl- I I I: i . ilit m l ilniihi thj.t ina dis patch fii.m A li slcrdam I" lav tell ing id the vvitluiiuwat of tho Netlier- li i.'Im minister from licrllu .i 1 1 I nf the (w-iiiKiil in in inl -r (-in The Hague forecasts ( h entrance of 1 1 I -Iii'il Into the war on thn a,, I of the f nlcitto. Mi -II. ii-il 1,'t tiled hn t d tn iniiin t.ln he. iH-ti t rit ill v. I.iill bv little Ceimrinv bat In en forcing the Utile Mill. hi toward iho jirlnk ntl her ' rem il'ir. .in, I thai dutch r.iilwaia a veil ni waterway he opened wide to I hi" tt';-hpoi l.-itmn of German ur enppll.- Ik lctovd to have been thi" factor thai Im led to the apparent bi-r-.U. The Ii-itrh n Hilary forn ( long ago w,-f cot, ren t i:ili (I nn I he luud.-r. but cprobal lv would not I"- able, to withstand the pleasure hIioiiI") Her niary Ircldu t" urn.! uny iiulr l.l.ln f..ici. n Kiilnnt hi-r. II I be 'level that Holland will lry to keep from Mm i mt as long ns possible While Holland iin.liMilili-'llv leal-!-es I m tinHMiMllty that l.e mav bp overrun hv u German nrmy tempor arily, alie' vld nllv bellrvea III the 'final li'umt h i f lh allied cause x hen she will ixr"t to be recom pensed for her mi i If He. Idght now he i ha.llv In lire. I of grain and rrobahli r;ilire Hint the quickest i viiv In get It Is to prove to the Bllu.' t'til iihe In ihelr friend an.! will not let nnv slupmert from the (nlted S'lain hi- en( to'the Centriu f'owsr. wealthy" creekgIrl not held here, as reported MiiUoj;iy Anlhorlilin THihln( for llcircw In (III Trnprrty )loril She Wit llr Tocl unli offlrera claim to hava ' no knowlerU'e of the wheriiiliont of lut el 1.i h;m wealthy i'rer-k freed -man waul of (he .v4;,,.(t. . univ courl. ho haa iiivtr. rio'i'- i)U-P-peared from lier hnnia n Millkou. Ar.oniiiK ( word fe-'oii Miifko-'e realerdav a ft' noon it w.' Ihoiiuht here th it (he. Blrl had t een arreated In Tnlai and waa confined In Ihe eilv nU. but thin ri'poi t waa found to he iiufininde.l Mlaa Ix-vms becomea of ata next Fitutii.-iv and la heir to a foitiine "timntcd 10 be he'ivren 175. 0o0 and JIiio iuiii It conMiHta of oil Ixnria hi the (ilenpool field. The Inference lu MuNkonee i tiiui the yoiina lady hae b"en aiurlled awav to remain ii mil after hhe l.ecomia of aire. A rteleriuiiied ae.irth la lnlriK marie In aurroutidint countiea and an offer of 1100 reward f"r her apprehen sion h.ia been made l.y her tuard bm, J. M. Chlldera. of MuMtoec, M'ADOOTP&KS'HERE SATURDAY AFTERNOON fn-rclary of (lie Treasury and Itall ruail Urnil (o Talk .to Min nie a( I'rlMti Siall.m. Hon William C. Mi-Adon, aecre. tary of Ihe (reaaury anTd1rec(oi--renrral of rallioada, will vImU Tulea late balur.l.iy af;einoun and deliver Ha-mlnule apeech from a aland al the l-'rlaro depot IT,.. j. .. niaiiiiifnlxed aecrelary will I "-,I Bl o e ,,. k f.... nu. bntliK flv and will leave Ihla cliv Im media te following hia al ee, I. A committee eompoaed of I v Farrv Kar w. Wnclalr It M MJ riilin. Col, V. H. DoiiRl.-ia and Ni-( I.L.lo lUUII ttl flrli',. II.....). r,i '"""l'i i ne rW I-"'IP H-Uurday after t" Tut"'; "',U,n W"h "-''kry "crt.,,y McAdon I (he mnai man n America ei,. "f h . , , lHn ''""I'lMitr by virtu r" 1,1 """-retary of ? "IV" "Ireetoi-general of hi,,; i.ri.. " 1 uisn ia preparing (o "ig reception diirln hi. (he oil metropoll. guard hind will be en ' ' II , train pull Into (he ta- eVIV i-ni.tt..-.. Hi I , , , ' " win nt P. ' ' ' ia ponaihi fr th. f.a, ae.-reiry will be here ' Hit of the llmlterl tin.. 'I not tu have the apesk-i-enilon hall hecaua of lh wmild.be nt n .nine 10 'I f- " that bundle.-. So a tern- pe.ikera aland will be III front Of Ihe nark n and (her Mr. MeAd nn mill Tu niwn, to fh ponplt of a. '"v .er..,n u, city and coun ,'"7"' "r cordially lnTlttsl.to ':e.,aM.akln. A Halurrl.v '"'"n Is a h,.IH.v i.h I.. .... in',.. ,7, tmut io,iutrlea anrl all public of- 11 la axpecled that an enormnua - ue gainere.i at the l. I" welcome th (ameu vl.ltor win mud (o have 1 m.'n aurlng hi lay In the The Weather ,TI I. MA. April Mailmuin ; w wiiidi: nftrlrv lion 4r Win, trf )' rain (I K I. A II O M A - Thurii lair. wrm r in wM .orllon, Kriitat ttir, ri" 1 , 1 1 1 1 M I A Tiri r 1 T lu-l thewnr. rolrr In norm roMKin Kri.l I"'. . , k 9C K ANNAS TauriiWr r I u l jr. . . in al pnr- Hob. eolil"; FrWT '"kast TKAXS TJuradar 'r. l(1 r in north porllun; it.imw fair. ThurKilay and Kmlar DRAFT PLANS AWAIT ACTION BY CONGRESS Tut..r to M.Ur Knn Inn-Won u Nhiii IVndlnn lAWnln la (hit of y. WnrM Watllinilon nnrrin, WASHINGTON. A'r" M A oon nn mime leu!"!;'11 ""lllrr l""r lalniiiK to the 1'iiMla- of ouolan In the clnift, now pi'iullHK In the hi'usf, lire cleiired up. (ieneral Crowiler li.rn m 1 hi t" cieflnltely n-iinuiK-e hia pliiii". 11 l.i nlremly known that thr r more than to million nin in clans A. If tn propoaed ejlsltloii pane, ralllna; Into the draft youth, who allaln their mairlty, anothtr half mllln vilabi will be adiloJ to rinaa A. niakm total of Iwo nnd a half million. Thla la a bnala of Ivtu million to trt with, and at I'aat a half million added each yrnr bv yontha baromlnK of an". U la Mtlmated that there will l,e ronalileial.lv more than ROn.O'lO youths riuiliinK the aa;e of 21 oh year. I'Tom Ihlf It would appear thai very few marrl'd men will be railed Into the ervlre. The hlfhaat flRUi( vet plaied ! an American army la fie tnllllon. Tliera ara at thla time l.KOO.nno men In the. amy and nny and two ana a liair million in nana A and thoae rnmina; nf an. makin a total or 4,uu.uud. riana for the new draft, Genernl rrowder haa-rwilvlaed Ihe senate cnninililee, are armewhal nnaettlrd by the house amendment changlnf baala of nuo'aa from ataie tiopuU llona to the number of men In vUai one. which would crve riellt to atalea for all men previously fur nlnlind by vpliintary eiillnunent or draft. Arordlng; I Qeneral Crowder operation of the houae amendment would cauae much inequality be. tween atatea in tha near draft. Agri cultural atatra, ha adviaed the aen ate cotnmitice, would have to fur nlah the lara-rat new nuotaa and It la doubted whalher thla would be adMaable III view of the neceaally rnr unnimitiiariea rooa proiucuon. Vnder (he houe amendment It ! (nUmaled . that Ihe alate of Oklahoma-would hava to furnlah at least 20 per tent more men, according; lo Vpulutlon, than eaaiern atatea. Bomb Placed on Steamer Before Leaving America T'AUI.S. April 24 The blowloR- up of the American aU-arnehlp Florence II. off the con at of Hrll tany 1., believed to have been due, aaya the Radio at-emy, to a bomb placed on board before aha left the I nlted Htatea. ao timed aa to explode when the vcaeel . reached port. Owing to a fire on board the newt acehcy ndda, the bomb ex ploded prematurely. s France Arranging for Trades for Blind Men PA UI8. April 24 French elec trical w-orka have -arranged to cm ploy men who have been blinded In tl.e war to wind arnialiirea. after the avatein of Kchuyler Wheeler nf New York It in alao umtcraloal (ha( the eyaterr, will be Introduced in KnKlanrt, for which purpoae Mr. j W heeler wlll'to to that counlry. Plana Falls, Killing ' Instructor and Pupil WICHITA KAMJ. Texaa. April 4. --Second Lleul Hlephen II. War- n"r, flylnic Inatruclor ef Maplewood. ot J.. and Cadet Kdwln l. t ryer en Alleghany county: I'm., were killed! two iiiiiea weat of Call field thla, mornlnt; when their plane. flyinK ! fifty feet above ground, euddenly, i'liral Into fliiinea and fell. Uothj bodice were badly burned I Then a m wim I p. -mec A "Zimmie" ttKST TKXAS fmr. Nation Builds Ships Not Alone for War, But Future Trade, Says Hurley M-"W YOI'.K April 21 - I nleis . i slve (hem a lair 1 ban. e lo cm 1 wr continue lo'dlielop our foreign j I"-" '' -re I mil before tin lr,.a- .0.. tlw. .r have no1 IVHI at (nucb lower coal ear we can end irliiK proeperlty," waa the warning given tonnght by Chairman Hurley of the ehipptpg board. In illeriitalnM at a testimonial dlni-er to I aac F. Marcoaeon, niagur.iue writer, the future of Ihe vast mer chant marine which America is bulhlinK. I If (lo re are any men among you who dout-t lhat w j art going 10 have a vital fleet," Mr. Hurley ld. "I will aimply ak J oil w hether you bnve heard of a well-known man In our organisation whoae name ! Chin lea M, H-hwab? ' We are building (hip not alune for die war but for the future of world tr-ide," the chairman cont.n ued '1 he (raiefer of there veajel tn peaceful commerce et the end of the war -will be a rather eoanpli- ate.I pr bletn. They are being i..n atrucied becauae of war needs .m di i- condition and presume which have enormously Increased thir i"-i r t"n over the rot of conxruc tlon piev tiling In normal time Il would aeeni l.nr that their valuation be wiltien down to a point which AMERICA TO SET- RECORD TONNAGE! More Than Ten Million Tims' to Be Built Next Year Hurley Says. YARDS TO REACH MAXIMUM1 All New Ones in Operation ly January 1; Others t Be Expanded . WASIlINUTllN, Apnl :i .lanuury I all Ihe alilpviinlM ( nlted Slates will be in full lion, aerordlne; to t'h.iiuiinii N. llurley of Ihe nlilppini; li.-lii-of Itn- .,. I 'I :.t-ii, 1 bom I and many old yurda win. h. .u. demonalnite.l their nbllily to t. i ; -1 efflrlently will he rxp.ni.e.. i'h.' conHtrurllOn durlrnt the -. t- 1 :i i .1 will be In exreaa of t"n million i.mib, the chairman aald todav, llio IjirciI ever built by any na'.ion. (if the total Innii.ice iim 1 (. ppronlmately eiKht million tuna will be aleel. , There were 'W u,l bulldliiR ateel alupa wli.-n Hi- I 11 . t 1 Mtatea enleieil the .u- Tin y h.i.l lJ waya nhli;h were ItMT.'.i-r.l 1.1 15 bv the ahlpplliK board Thu:v new yardu have been 'htn,'llihi-.i with a tofal of JOS waya Tbiny- five of the yard" hnlldlni! oleel h!N and 25S of the waya lira 1111 the M- lantlc and ulf riata; 19 ar-1n anrl 611 waya bio on the I'arlflr nnl 13 yarda and 71 wa on ihu i Jrr.it lakea. It la experle.l that ! .'.00,000 (on of wooden ahlpa will be (urned mil next year, virtually all on Ihe ulf and I'ai-lflo rimata There now att 132 waya for wooden ahlpa. Continuation of Ihe navy bull, lint; program may be expei-ted, but (,n completion or emergency work waya for another 50 000 lona of mer chant hlpplne; will lie releajie 1. GENERAL DONNELLY FACES TRIAL BY COURT-MARTIAL tVirmcr A.ljiiianl (icticral of Mli- anurl l luli-r Arrrat al ( a mil .Mills; Will lb' Tried There. WASHINGTON. April 24. Hrlif Gen. Arthui II. Donnelly, a (onu'-i M laoui'l national Kuaiil offlo-r. ia under arrnt a ramp MjIIh. N. I., fucmt (rial by court niarlial. llriK- t;cii. Aitlmr 11. I'l.n-nell,-. rnu.i.iuinli'i' o( Ihe llistli Infantry, who la under ariot In '.'amp Villi, N Y.. haa been In mili tary life for (he l.iat li yenra. II waa n.tt le colonel of Ihe n-Kimcul Miaaout'i null.. rial irua-rd in May. 1111, an. I when (lovernor (iaidner aa elected fn 10lt ixinnelly waa appointed adjutant nener.il of MIh aoui'l. lie naa connei led ttlih the flrat r"a"lment many yeara and when lhal rernnenl and another M. I.oula leplioent Went (o Ciimp lonlphan, Oklahoma, !axt fall I'.innelly waa made brluailler general. The rhaiKea under which Don nelly tvra arreaied are aaid lo be Ihe nutarnwlh of vlnlH made to Wathlnglon by (wo St. Ixula men vho are a.'ild lo have been d.e charteiL from tho eervlre by lm nellc.' -nonnelly rea dea in Ml Iiiiih, Is married and haa three children. His wife ia Willi I, I in at (amp .Villa. Crabtree Draws Fifteen Years in Penitentiary OyerrullcK 11 metlon for a new trial. Judpe McNeil pnate.l aenleoce on W. T. Crabtree in ilialrlel cour( Wednead.iy iiiorolnK. kIvIiir him li yeara In (he (ate penitentiary. Crahlree waa found utility of kill ing; Clmrlea W. Hluiw at (he Drooka roadhouan laat May hen a Jut v Uat Friday broiifih( In a verdlet of manalniiKhler In Ihe flra( deK-ree. Thla verdict carried with It a aen- lence c.f from four yeara to lire ImprlMonment. In hla flrat trial luft January 11 limit; Jury reunited. Owen Introduces His Hun Boycott Resolution WASHINGTON, April 21 Inter-' national boyrott of Germany after the war unlet the ( ierinan "i ich -ttag or people by referendum vote accept definite principle of Intern 1 llonal law, la propoaed In a a. n.i'e reaolutlon -aponaoied by Sen. it. u1 Owen of Okluhomii. M(ra(c I'lant laK-nlcd. I WASHINGTON, April :4-Tlie ur department announced to, lav lhal nitrate plant No 3, computet of two unlta. would be located at ; T.rledo. Ohio, and Kllrnhi-rhtu-.i 11. ; Ohio. The (wo half unlta will e.u il In capacity (he full unit now under oorialrucllon at Sheffield, Ala ; "The iini'ie tliate problem It fital In transport men and supplies (.1 I tiiop.-. nut It lout! not be foigotteii that ti e lm of supply do not oritc ma'e wholly In Hie I'nlte.l Stales. ..lt are fed by Mrc.iui of ill-poi! if riw mit'tial ilerlved ib.en, from the naikcis of Ijitln Aiuni-11 ami Ami "The i.ro'.e ..tlon of the war :t emit" aa dependent upon tic .on-t-nued pi o.liictu Ity nf Ijltln Aniiti ci sm' Asia In IsiMo metls, Im. ntii iie" wool, rubber, bides, fo. , ..tuffs, et.- as upon Ihe ju'"d uct I . . t v if the I'nlte.l H.H'-s and the Pntish e.nplre. "American vetsels are no bel 1 leplaced In 1 Jitlll-A liter Ic.i ti and Aalstlc trades l-y neutt.il ami .l.,, ; ncte toiiriH'.. a. Ihst for l ine leoiif the .1 ltii-1 .en tl fl Ig will he evt.en( to llo-e waters Ih.in f-,i ill' i.iat year or two. but If orr ext e( 1,1 lloos are fnlflllel It should I,.- p .t itt.le bv (hi (,n.e next year or tooner lo aee the return of a lintre n-mt'-er of Aniet'lci'ii shin tu the noi' Luiopiyi Hades.' TULSA, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, AI'KIL 2T, IMS Champ Clark Offered Senate Seat Vacant j Since Stone's Death ICl I l:i: Si IN : I. ,,V, 'i-i v, Mo A 1 1 1 !! ton, tin ''.ii k 1 I. f r l! 11 t .4 I I I'M, HHl'-r 10 mil-. t. f ui. re. I !: : 'I'-' i- l I.. I'h 1 1 ihe Imii. ,.r HI ."IMt II. , : ,1 II IV Mi. 1111 I .slot,.. The r I I! o,,,f r, (i,, I, ,, p,.,,) ' - I- ' a: iiii (.1 I'l.irk ! I ..1 ot of tl'lnlfllllK ll'l Ollllllli'lll H.-4 l'-lt,tr to !' ' .'li.-i .t by rli-.iMi of I h I.I Illl ' -t"to I hope In lliive 'y ' In,' of our Hi l-rpl.ill.-o " FEDERAL OIL AGENTS SPEED UP SHIPMENTS Irafflo Ili-aiU of l-pi-l Adiiilnlntra ' lion rilir In Tul (o Mori j slilpx-ra. IVAST IMPROVEMENT SHOWN I 0.11I01I (ill Cnrt M.nr l(M I'rr ( cut laMi r; 'lo 1 1 I v Sm 110 Rulo In I llipllra. 1 My V. li I i:i K 1 l: U Swi-arinen, aiiprivlaor of nil iraffle, and (1. M I 'onley, repi enent '.ug (he department of Inland tn(-fi--. oil d!la!ou of Ihe l ulled r'tatea fuel udiiilnifli all. m, and V. ii. Mm- -.aen, chairman of ti i.naportnllon i-ommlltee of Ihe Western i'elroleiim ilefuiei asaoi-lation of Kanaaa City,!""' refinery. 1 louna ot aparka blow nf'rr vlMittiiK the other principal re filling polnla in Oklahoma, arrived in Tula for Hu 1111 clliiKt to be held today. The nu-i-tiuK In Ihe moinltiK IH he Iho reprcxeniaivea of the rall rciua and In Hie aflernoon a Joint meeiinu of (he r.ilfton.1 repreaenlu lues and the refiner will be held. Mr. ( onley and Mr Hwearlnnen for ai.me time have been pulling In to effect rule and renulatlon Hov er iiii; Ihe movement of loaded and empty t.-nk rare, with the reauli (hat il is estimated (hut (he lank car mI nalion In (he mld-contlnc nt field hn Inproved at leadt 100 per cent, al though Jhelr work hat barely been blurted. The principal contributing feature In the Impr.iiement haa been the oraolldutlon of the movement of oil into tialnlnad lot, each train being given a ayinbol number. The i-oti-nertlnt: line are notified In dance of Iho probable arrival of (he train and power la arranged to contiout the train on to their ultimata dtatl iHllon, To OiHTnle I nipilua In Koine Wmy. Plana are being perfected (o oper ate (he empty lank rar eitilpment In (he aamn manner by consolidat ing them In tralnload lota for move ment back lo Iho mld-condtient field. (in behald of Ihe reflnera, Mr. MacKwen haa elated lhal lie la more Ihan gratified at thn reapotiae thai has been git en by (he railroad In aolvlng Ihe problem of triinaportlhjf oil (.1 (nec( (he demand of the tin - ernjjicnt, and he hat equally filtfafg,!, on behalf nf , (he refineia. Mr Conley and Mr Hwearlngen Ihe fillliit i o-i'pera(loii In (heir endeav or lo move tank cart a tney nave never moved before, and he fully believe lhal Ihe o.netion I a Joint one between Ihe railroad and th refiner and muat be worked out elong harmonnnloua and co-operative Mnea The refiners" aaaoclatlon hat eaiHhllahed a traffic department al banana Cltv that the fuMtat co oper atlon may bo ponalhle Mr. ( 'onley and Mr. HwcarlnKcn are sradfled at (he pirlt manifi-aied by the refiner In Ihe carrying on of thi "ik. A,t today meeting the refiner are'ftnlnr to b particularly urged to dlacoiitiniie ahlpplng oil Mo hold'' and to redure to the minimum Ihe reeonalgnment of freight en louie. and 10 h-n.l Ihelr effrtrta lo keep dink i-iira In ronnnuoit aervb-e 1 tic I refiner have under ronat.lera t ion n l-ii.S I IM H' ON IMOK I.I.I t-S. 'MORTALITY RATE DECREASES j New Mm In Army lin-rrae- uintx-r I ( Adml-lont l lloapiial. I WASHINGTON. .rl! :'4 The I Influx nf new men I" the army 1 (raining ea.npa I" "'it country re- I nillrd in J" increaaed -rate of a, Mi l 'loll to lioapl'al la-t '-l(. lo ,1.11 a r'pol. tn the dnlmoil of field nanit.itlon l,o. In ih- n.iHon.il ruard fewer of a. ail.-t f.wi , m.-a-l. t and men, 11 Kita mi- repot'e.l while In the na tion 0 a rim there tt.-re. fewer caaes of i.rieuuionlii - a n n meningiua j Ihan t he ular an, iv p t c 1. ,M In the reg , huti'lre, new w e , e r ep.u t ed for the week , for the w-ea .can'-s of pncnmoti I T!. (ot.ll ..!' ! V. ei e V 1 l.:i Itl-.t I before. CABDRIVER HIT BY AUTO f lu ll " Jlnm l I oixllliiui : ll.-nrt In Driver It I ft Se'rlous Id. Tnile" linltile Heart, "atidrlvef I fo.- tl W'h '' Stir llur. V as eerl oioli'bort Wednesdn v nlnht. wlictl 11 Cadtlliie roatli-'ei. driven by V il liaii Giadile-i iniebed into Ms but nt Ihe ci.ii.--i of I'lmirnsll and Ar t U t h 1 1 e 1 1 , k no k lr-K b 1111 ftnni 1 he lop ol the but He f 11 l.oioss the t. of th vehicle. frui luring r.mil r let nnrf Inlurlng his bark. I The M-.'ilray r. nihil l-i O'e was call-d an the irpired man taker- to .1 Glnd.ien Is held In clly (all pctidlng .an Investicition nf (be man's lnjurr-t. C i.inroiililly IMigue CcniVr-iM-a. KANSAS ITT, Mo . April 24 The southwest Intcr-Cnminunltv Icarue'a W'gr conference was opened hcie today with a patrloiie addr.aa by Fenator Hitchcock of Neliraska The league I composed of commer cial ot ranl'a'loii In Missouri. Kan sas and Oklahoma. Henry I. Ix.h erty of New Yirk addi CHae l lb gath'ilrifc tonlghU RAILROAD SHOPS AT LIMA BURNED Half Million Dollar riant; Completely Destroyed, ; Kefinery Damaged. FIRE HOSE CUT BY KNIFE Fmploye Arrested; lirnncir Missing; Others Are Badly Injured. LIMA. nlilo, Apnl ; fm-a I'li.iklin; out niMullan 1 hi...' ui?.i ir l.ake l-)rn- and Ui-Hern hhopa liri e luel main had pra. l.'.Ofl OHO plant and tlfally iped will w.-ii. Hill UKIMK early Ihla moinirin Water pirfaute hut herii rut at t.1,111,. unknown point ulnl,. Inleinl HK'-llHl repoi I that hoae mil rut In io pia.-ea wim a knife nne man 1 Im Ik'Iiik held liy the poll, r Threo firemen are nilw.iiK. one Ii In (he hoNpiliil uoroiiarloua. a v-i.tk-man Im aerlotiMlv Inline, I I-1im i'l.4..r lohn Murk badly cut ami aevei il odieia Injured. Another fire breaking; out In a dlHtanl part of town Immediately nfter the loo waa cut at the iiill load ahopa fire la atlll burnlnx. I At II o'clock (he r'olar refinery alien whittle called out all Standard Mill employea to Kiiard Ihe tittc oil itanka field of (he leflncrv dlierllv w,.t of the railroad ahopa. The ! wind naa blowliiR directly toward Ing three hundred feet in the air are being carried toward tha oil tankMHtar field . Kxploaion of two gaa tank In the rnl'it nf lh boiler ehop threw a piece of i-heel Iron among the flre nu"i. To firemen were alighlly In jured. Will I'ontlti. claiming Cicero. Ind , n his li'.me, hue been arreated. He Is an employ nf the ahopa. Of ficial decline to tay w hy he la held MUST SPEED PRODUCTION TO WIN, HITCHCOCK SAYS Ncbraakn Senator Aililrrasrw lutrr omiiiiiniir IiCHguc at , Kontas t Ky. t. KANSAH CITV, April 24 -if An.erli a Ih lo win the war, tha na. Hop muat ncplive el f ileler.ry. Invea- itK'ttn complalnla, exp. ae evil, cut red lape. dlacover the Incompcfcntt and apotd up the work af piepara- (ior and pi oducllon, accor.llng tn I nlted Htatet He nil tor Ullbert M. I Hu h. in k of Nebraaka, who ar lree;i delerntea (o (he convention of (he Inler 1 ominunlly leuaue of Ihe cu(hwei here today. A brief rrferenc to tha "aplendlil leiderahlii Of i'reeldent W llaon brought tha diner to their feci with rheeia and ne wa fieiitently Inter ruptnil by appliiute when reviewing Hie wi rl: of ih aenate military coin mlttee. He ndmitled that ha had been opp.iaid to war and begged the prealdeiit lo remain longer. If poaxl lue, iimi-r aimed neuirallly a an r pedieiit for peace. The nation now his lear.ied by fad experience, lie continued, di.U it take time to pre ar for Mar and that it waa a inla lake to fall to prepare In advance. Prompt preparation, lie believed, rnlalil Ion.' I.1111 an Inauranc iiBalliat nnr imil prevenled Germany fro. 11 iiivinllng our rlkilita and for (hi itua'ron "I take my full ahare of hlaine." he s.ild. , HUN A RTTLXERYGRdwi N G . MORE ACTIVE NEAR TOUL nfulx-r cr Hliclla Illlnc la Mill llcli ormal On rl-oiil Held r lly Kamnib-e. II The Aianrlaled l'ro.i wlT!I TDK AMKlttfAV A11MT IN UtAN'i'i:. April 24 There . as alh.-htly Inereaaed activity of the igeinv xrlllk ry In the region of Ton:, but the number cf hell fall lug on the American line la atlll be low normal Fifty enlisted men and non commissioned officer ar on (heir v ay to America to help the Liberty lean. Casualties Heavu When I Austrian Plants Explode , TiONDnN, Apiil 24. --German revs..i per received nt Zurich av Iru.l Inn large powder faeloriea at Uajciihaeh. ue.ir Sa lubiit g. Inl miles aiittbweat nf Vienna, have ben de alroyed. net 01 (Jinx lo a illt-patch lo (he Fvchange Telegraph conipiiny (mm Switzerland Iho exploaiona. which r.i lelb-ved lo have been "ansed bv In'-endtarle are add lo bait iraultel In heavy casualties. (!en. Treat to Command Western Army Division PAN FltAVIKCo, April 1'4--.Ma) On Aithui Murray has been ordered telb-vid from command of I Ih" wealern ilepailmini of Ihe irmv, according (o a inrsaai.-" . re iied today from the war d-pait- 'ie-i( Mai Gen Charlea c; Treat. 0 .rnmaudlnc a Cntnp Hiirrida n All. b.'IS bee,, appointed to the po.t , 1.1 (uke effe. ( upon tils artlwil here ! Hungarian Troops Are Xow at Belgian Front WASHINGTON. A.rll ?4 - Dlplo- I niaib' dittinl, bet Inday from Derne said Hung.irliin Irix.p have arrived In pelttluni Manv troop tialns It w.i said have patefd tbroueh l.lece. Tho presence of many Austrian waa leporled olo ul Anlweip and Ghent. GrTllllli:. April :4- The grand lodge of A. o. I' W. la pnrhaed , three s'.,i l.i Irk building In Guthrie for permanent ile head .plaints i.Ktiiiotiia City. Cl)lcki tia and l.nil were ea'di try'nn 1.1 'serine i l.e ... atp.n of the hed.iir tci of tills oidrr. J British Attack Bases Proves Twenty Yard Break Bhsted in ZeebrtiKge Mole; (Inns Destroyed. OSTEND CHANNEL BLOCKED, rial Observers Bring Back ' Reports That Elfort Not in Vain. I I 'M.", April J4 Air obaerva- Ii a dear break of I went ) in mi, llli In the ZeehruKt 1 mot., al the inner ell, I and dial a ! e-ioken 1. 1. p., t bloeka the greater l-ail of the . I 1 11 11 1 1 111 (lie harbor j "f i.:..n,. Hccoidlng lo an offiolal : t urn ,n ii.m.c.I by tba adinlrally. i Vol mill was ihe mouth of the : 'till al eebrugge blocked. hul ;;iiti-h h.iilora and marlnea who par. iti'lpiiK-d 111 Hie iai.1 on Hie German aubmaniie b.iea beheva that (hex deslroved iveiv gun oil lh nude, .leinolinhed the aheda Ihroughnnt I la icnuiiB leiiKth and blew up large amies of munition .contained In Ih ,,'e, ...tuit- lo alone given by the Kunlvoiv 1,1 n,e col reapondanl of the Sew ork Timet at a Keut- ihh port. Intil Ihev im wllhln a half mile of dm harbor of .nrbriigge nu alii;. in (l.e attacking force bad pn I.e.! up ih light on (he mole The iiltacklng ahlp which atarled for the mole, followed bv muttered call of "Good Luck" from lb ahip't rnmpauli-a of (he eatrorlliif flee( ou(aidi Hi harbor, had tcarea ly got within alxbl of (he light when II wa discovered by (he German kIii-IIh I nai ant 1 y pierced (he thick hate, allowing Ih crtilter aa plainly aa If II had been daylight, Slii-lla Thick aa Hall. In on aecoti.l It teemed every battery in tho harbor had concen trated on (he rrulner. How the wa able to get ahead none nf tho watching here underatuod. Great 17-Inch aliella and nlhart of amaller caliber flew around her Ilk hall Hhe wa apparently lilt bv mine of thn amaller one bill ht plugged ahead and wa teen to turn the cor ner of Ihe mole and gain the Inaule of Ih harbor. The German flr ap parently waa deflected (rum her vllal part by thn intervening at ma ture of the mole and moat of lha damage done waa about the water line. Dlaregardlng all that had hap pened the cruleer went up In th mole and landed a huge parly of hlue Jarktta an marine. Tha Ger man defender conceived Ihe idea that their aaaallanta wait American and according- to torn of tha tur vtvore thla cry waa heard; "li't tha American! lit lha Yankee!" Home of the German boiled an maaaa from (he neareal btttarlet leaving (heir guna In (ha Hrlilali Tha gun were dealroyed ona by nne( while oilier In (hn landing par lie dealt with (ha aheda and muni tion alore with flame thrower. ('raneretei Ilen Itowta Hunk. Apparently under A'over of Ihli operation, continue (he account en(iMoony. aenlenced to hang hjr the Daily Chronicle corrpoifmm, today by Uqv. William qeni, ine roni rem-uioen uim crutaer CONTINI'KIt OX i'AOB KI.BVF.N SIBERIAN POLICY CAUSES JAP MINISTER TO RESIGN Im-otint Molono Mend rt lletlgna lion; IvplaiiBlli'iia of Pi wit Ion Not (Jlieu. LONDON, April 24 Vlaeoiinl Mo lono, Japanrae mlnlater for foreign affaire, ha resigned, accotdlng lo a Iteuter dlapatrh from Toalo. The nueatlon of Japanea Interven- tlon In Klberla probably led 10 the withdrawal of Viscount Uhlro Mo- Inno from the foreign mlnlatry nf hirh he haa been th head tinea November, lilt, when Count Ter- etiehl formed tha present cabinet. Ti;re have been report .recently lhat Vlacount Molono might retign In runnecllon with the Hlberian an nul Ion but explanation of uch a poaalblllly wear cant. Counl Molono waa gven hla prea- eut (llle In July. 11 II wt Jap anese ambaaaadnr lo Kuaala previous' lo his elevation lo tha foreign inlu- ii.tri. Since his graduation from tha I n I -ersltv of l.y ona. France, he) ha been connected width (he Japaneat foreign office and haa aerved a mln Ikter lo p.rlglum and minister lo France. Government to Get More a Steel Freight Steamers WASHINGTON. April :4 Con tracts for '11 eteel freighter of a (till of 24.DOO tonnage were le( (o. itav by the emergenry fleet cm port tlon 1'be ship will be built at San Francisco and Wilmington, N. C. SwIK'-rliiiid Hack I ft on Mm-U. WASHINGTON. April 14 The, Swiss govei timerit tin n decided not i to press Its ilaltn of Swlaa -It ire II alill. for Dr Kill Muck, formerly leader of Hie T'.o-.ton symphony or-j . net.r.l, now lo-.r. a. r l I IK le - thnrpe. G'l . as a dangerous ' r , man. This eliminate all ittir"r of 'implication with Switzerland over I he cafe - No Miitake About It NLW Oltl.HASS. April 24 William K. Mickli , adjutant g-n-erl and chief of staff, I'mted Confederate veterans. 11 tl -nntinred tonight the 1 1 H annual reunion of the veterans would be held "positively," In Ttllsa, Okla , beplembci to 1)7. Gen eral Mukle -ti'el there bad tnll'll conf 'Itlori atl'l tllle-un-leiat.-irid.ni: regarding the time nnd pm e . r the tiet te uniun. " 14 PACKS on Submarine to Be Effective Official American Roll of Honor 1 WASHINGTON. r :t -The '-u.lllv lat (O. lav i "II tallied folly dllee naniea, .Itil.)..) as follow-; Killed ll acllm,, Il tiled of woiin.lt. 3, .li.-.) ,.f .llteaa. , w(uu.1e.l M-ieiel, In, wounded l IK tit h, 13. Killed in Action. Si-cttl. Jo-boa h. Ilroadli) ad. Nriirt. ontllc G. I ii Her. oi p. I rank I'. Gortloii. I'lil. 4 Ii. I'll- W. I'lMilr. Prlv. nh Al. ollva. I'rlv. linger W llaon. Died of Woundf. Corp. Flank I), llrooka. Wagoner John C. Ilurwcll. Prlv. Charlie M. kuiilaon, Died of Diaeaae. Sergt. Janma A. Mulligan. Prlv. (iilM-iNi Ibildl. Prlv. t larvua e UasJitw. Prlv. la'roy 4 Kik. Prlv. Donald II. Munn. PHv. Hen Newell. Prlv. Or Newton Tldil. lYIv. John . Twxden. Prlv. Winifred A. Vaui. I'rlv, Karl Wagnor. Prlv. .lohn lleiUrw wrtnri. Wounded Severely. Corp. Vlnal It. Hideout. I'rlvatea Steve Adorn, Ilormlda iearoChert, John W. Ilnamlntkl. Wlllam I.T I 0 per. Kdward II. Mnnahan, Thomat Morrlaoo, Ixnil II I'alnar, Uarrard milllnga. Curl I.. Wltham. Slifhtly Wounded Lieut, ltenvlll Wheat, Haltallon Sergeant Major Jnaeph F.. Ilou worth. r.. Sergeant Charlet W. Cockerlll, Corporal Arthur I). Mulr head, Hugleia Frederick D. Iliirrcll,' Karl II. lUmag. I'rlvatea Waller hV Cheever, llaymond 10. Crowall, John Crowley, V4lium .1, Graham, (lata (iuerntey, Anlony Kowalctyka, John II. Stoddard. CALIFORNIA GOVERNOR HOT MOVED BY STRIKE THREATS (eplien Announce He Will Act In TliwnuM i- M 00 ney Pardoit t'aat) ncgwrdb-na of ApK-ala. SACRKMKNTO, Cal., April 24, Announcement lhat he would "pay no attention whatever to tha or ganlaed enndlng ( telegram and laltert. nor to alrlkea or other dm onatratlon (lealyned to Influence" him in th caao of Thoma J. waa D. 1 Htvnhen. An appeal for a pardon for Mooney, who wa nonvlcted nf mur der In connection with Ihe prepar eduea day bomb exploalon, July 22, lain, tn Pan Franeltcu. la pending btfnre Ihe governor. lit cent repnrla of plan of labor nrn.i.i'xallon In Healtle and oth-r l.lacl -.1 rlrlke May I, aa a lieu, niniloii In behalf of Mo-in,'y. rtuplid with thn receipt of many I , I .. r - .. . I lul.. .... , , I . K . anv.rnnr in laana lha tlufernent. It ! wua Mimouiic-d. WACO STRIKE IS UNABATED Car Company President Itcfuac lu Meyt with Iteealellraiita. WACO, Texa. April 24 I'reel dent J. F Hlrlekland of Ihe Texaa Kleclrki Hallway company, owner of th tret car avsteni here on which Ihe trainmen wen! on airlke early In March, ha refused lo i bllrat (he difference It-iween Itla company and Ih (trlkris, accord- lug ru Cnlted Hlale Commltaluncr nf Conclllalloii J. H Meyer, who re turned here today from Dallas, where he conferred with Mr. Ktrlck lan.l There was no ( hang Iti llle gtneral strike situation today, thn apprnxlmntcly 2.000 wnrkera who went out In ympihy wllh Ihe car men Hurdav midnight remalnliiK uwav ft urn Ihelr work today. No dial urba iici'h were reported. M ' A L E S T E R M A SON S I N MEET largest ( lass 111 orr Taking History of ( oit-lst-1 Their Degree. j M ALl:sl i:i!. April 21 Wim a lo,te f,f I'eileitloii ( laas. II II I o he r . tl II 1.1 '1. die spring reunion nf (lie Ma sonic .inlie- . inovliiK .(on.r h . it, good shape Include, 1 m die d k""o clnts ait- ptonahtv a bu.i i .-l f'tni. sol'tlelt, men who bsve been noti fied (o r port (o their lo. al b'.aidt for arrvire MariyiOter aol-liert a' laking ti'lvantae of furloimlia lo - ,, , , ,..r..ea Tl.. r, .,.,, eo--e Thntsilav nigbl with I ii con- .I.... fettini- 01 t tic Ihirly se . j i ; dci-re-s an I batupjet. Severe Fighting West of Brenla, Is Report IIOMI". April ;4 -guile severe fighting In ihe Aiko Latin w'tt of the litent.i river, la reppru-d In the offi.-al siali'inent Isnucd bv Mi." w.ir office (o day. Mexb-ana Tire on I'lilrol. Pi KM It A I'.LA-Ni'A, Texas. Apr-! 24 -An American ciivihy patrol was filed "tl at th" Nivlll itincli ot. the border, sixty tnili-s snitli of here tod.tv No one was won m!i"l A fori f Mexican f. en.'H III p.-l opposite tl tlili h was recent U Nev III son of the dcral troops N.. .iw,l i .i n. m BRITISH BEND AT T Driven Out of Villers Hrotonneux; Tanks Load Attack. FRONT 20 MILES LONG Kx tends From Albert to Avre Iviver; Amiens Objective. " LINE IS FIRM ELSEWHERE Savage FiKhtinjr Is Rajlnjr Northwest of Yprca; Result Unknown. r.oNDftX. April 24 After Ihrea work of preparation In tha Bom me. during vvh.M dm (hay Hunched an nffenKlve in Handera , the Her. man have resumed their hammer, log at tho front door f Amlnna for daya there haa been heave artillery filing along the northern aectori of, tha, Homme eallent and flnallr lha German Infantry began Ihalr at' tempi to advance on tha line pea. Ing Vllera-liralnnneaug, Hangard, llallla and ( aajel, Th flrat attack iere repulaed but auhaequant t "cka centered about VHIert-Hretods . iicug have oaiiaed a IlrltUh withe drnwnl from thla village, aceordlntr Jo a report from Field Uarthal Haig. Tfcl jiiarkt a Herman gain ot about a mile. Kortiirre of ttonL -yller.Ilretonneux a about eleven tnllee directly east nf Amlena and I on tha northern and of tha laiaat fighting front. It !tutd hatwaen tha Homme and Luc rlvtrt and while It la flanked on tha ou(h nr low-lying groundrlit la baokevl by rolling hill to th watt and north- ' weel. Tha fighting on tha raat of tha franf where tha Uarmane hava re turned thtir drive toward tha allied bate of tuppllea in northern Kcanra haa not, o far aa I known, ruled In any notable retirement on tKke part of h all let. The Herman of. firlal report laaued on Wadneaday waa allent a to avania In thlt aee , lor of the front. ; Altax-k Eitrd4vl. ' An attack on Ihla ptrtlcul ir ptrt of tha Una In th Himm regit vhn-I bean txpec-ttd and It la prdsxbit that prtparatloni to meet 14 Ind bn made. Ih Urlliah Unit h'li firm In (hla ration during tha Ian daya of tba Initial drive, while tha German were a lilt lo (org the I further antith until they reached th village of Casual, about three mll from the railroad runnlg to Patia from Amlena. , lucenil, a French 1 ounter offeualv at Ca c won back " considerable ground and it waa avis dent that unlet ih Una further north could ba advanced materially the German had little ehanr (o make Important gain In their operas tlnna (o tha 111th of Amlena. Thla new drive haa bean made) ajt (he tame lima that another blow ha bean atrurk at tha (trltuth and French line northweat.of Yprea, Savage flghtlnK I reported at va rlou point ' a Ions tha Una from Hal'leul lo Mervllle ant lierlln i-rxjliiin that height to tha north en of llalleiil have been ornied, Coincident with these attack hem have been aeauuKa on the llridari font near llethune, along tha Una river, but the hava been r" pulsed. Afiernnon repnr(g" led tha Brlthth piihllo In believe that the battle waa resumed on big ac.ale auch aa characlerlied early phaaea but to night reporla both official and un official make thla point doubtful. There I nu evident na yet of tha employment by (ton German of masted Infantry attack in wavaa and rather aliangely, (he German Icfflclal reports make no referenda 'whatever lo thn feumptlon of th ha; tie. Thla may mean that trt 1 (tin's fighting wa of n eomewhat ' I x-ii I clianicier, allhnugh over a wide .front nr thai, abandoning their fur liner tactic Hie German military an I lino Idea are now resorting to a nine economic employment of their 'forces aa ha been hinted recently in enemy im.'irlera. JOHN D. RYAN HEADS AIRCRAFT PRODUCTION Major (Jcncrnl I ntlre Tlnici Imler Kiiler Will Dro(e (o Signal llrwncli New Plan. W A.-IHNGTON, April 24 Heor. ganlxatlon of the army tumuli corpa vvttli John D. Ityun of New York. I copper mapnale and financier, na ! director of (be aircraft , prodiiclion, ! waa announced (oiilght by Secreiary I Haker. ' Ma)or General K'liiler. chief lg- i.al officer, hereafter will devot blmrelf ex.-ltwlvely to admlnlatra- t , n of the algniil branch, and a new oIv'moii cf military aeronautic in created tinder the dirccllnn of Wirlg Hep. William L. Keiily The '.ill', i aft board continues In It itd Jvp.it:' capaclly, with Mr. Kyin na (l-aliiiU'ti lnlciid of Howard i.'-i'- ( in . ivn.i reiii.tina a member of tha boui.l fit-all) Sejiienee I phebl. AI'S'l'IN. Texas, April il -The cmr' of 'tiininil appeals lo'lav af- .lined tl, on n t . v t r t -1 ; cull of Tarrant vv otch ml IlLlnlnlered t he 'ti.'iMy ngalti-.( Cufus I'onte. I of t,.. minder of Zella. i r . i n I a, ill, I I 1 . 1 , f,.,- o . - v I ' The it. -let! -e , ollleo.led th .I'l.u.t'ini; a ci.n Tne biglter conn 'nl !.ui o : 1 1 i ol led II'' i oat ll.it in i (eat lhat p' as. Ho-.p, SECOND ASSAM.