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yyAR SAVINGS STAMPS yyiLHELM'S SURE SCARED INAL EDITION ' il Si n i J Y' VOL. XIII, NO. 279. TULSA, OKLA., MONDAY, JUNE 24, 1918. 8 PAGES PRICE FIVE CENTS .-Ft OKLAHOMA'S OBEAiTST KEW8PAPEB 5t -"P " "" LEASE J W1RB ASSOCIATED PBE8S THREE OKLAHOMA RIDERS ARE DEAD Mr. and Mrs. James Connor and Virgil Earnett Killed in Circus Wreck. VICTIMS NOW NUMBER 85 j?ixty-two Are in Morgues 21 Identified; Others Are Unrecognizable. TO HOLD INQUEST TODAY ini'or Sargent to Be Called When Needed, Coroner Greene Says. i ; l : V. md.. June 2,1. Sixty-two I-!.' 'f llatfonbeck-Wallace clrcu r.;,; ii.vis u'm perished in the wreck h nidi's west of here en fly yester t:av reined In temporary morgues ) " ami nl Hammond tonight while i; :s oiricrra made efforts to com . m accurate lint of the victims. rly i!4 of the bodies have been M'!.;, fled. Most of the others are rli r r.-il and niang.cd beyond rccog is t.Mii. Lilward M. Ballard, general i...i.-.iger of the circus. tonlKht is f t' .i a statement saying figure com 1 1 Indicated that the death list M" iyl total S5. lis said that a hnsty rii't'K up of the scattered employes ::..tv'il a hat of sixty missing in ad- l.:...n to the 21 identified dead. Trainmaster Is Dead. I' H. Whipple, trainmaster, also hi-s been given up as dead. 1'arts of .t,v- bodies cremated in the furna tii :angled steel and timbers that re njlii il when the Michigan Central equipment train crumbled the flimsy (,Wi coaches, were dug out toniglu. Tuo authorities said that if the death 1" is as great as estimated' by the ci run men, the additional bodies ji i bably wero reduced to ashes. Am inquest will be held In 11am nmnd tomorrow morning." Gustav Klaus, fireman of the troop train of empty 1'ullmans that demolished tne circus coaches was ordered brought to Hammond. "We shall have the engineer, Alonzo K. Sargent, present when we lire ready for him, was all leputy Coroner Greene of Lake county would say. Sargent is being: held in Kalamazoo, Mich. Neither man waa injured. Scenes Are Pitiful. The list of injured in hospital aa reduced to tilt here and 20 Hammond. Tho gruesome task of trying to identify charred corpses continued throughout the day with the influx of re.atives of victim' Pitiful scenes were enacted as wom en an di men passed between rows of bodies retaining such identification marks', is bracelets, lavallera and sig -H -rings. Circus folk swathed In ! ind.ii,-' s and many on crutches l.uii.tcd tho morgue in search of pi.i'.ivcs. Mrs. tiraco Jessup of To l.il.) became hysterical and had to be nrrieil away when she found tho lv.lv of her son LeKoJ. New York a: .1 Chicago theatrical men and of ficers of the Showmen's league sent f-pri ."'illative here today to offer . ns-ince to the Injured and their t J eialives. Plans were discuHsecl pr-.'...:inc for the purcnaao or n iot , in w hich all tinldentiried victims would be buried. List of Dead. The list of known dead identified I'l'is far, issued tonight by Edward M. Ballard, manager of the circus. 1 :-.s follows: .IAMKS CONNOR, baggage Super-lit-ndnnt of horses, Bliss Okla. MUM. VKIINA CONNOR, wild WW. rider. Bliss, Okla. AKTIIl'R 1HKIUCK3, member "Th'-ee Strong Swiss." Krlckton, Md. .Ius::i'lt DIEIj"TKS, member Thre.. strong Swiss," Krlckton, Md. MAX KKKEHAND. "Three Strong En " Krlckton. Ml. 1 : 1 f : RKD BARN I'M, driver clght- team. JKNXIK WARD, aerollst. Bloom Incm, III. KHI'lK DEVOE, famous clown, V.I--X Vnrk. M"V. McDHT'K. equestrienne, I.,nc rriuclpnl. Mich. Viuc.n, HARNETT, buck'ng horse ri-lrr, 1 illa, Okla. NDI.I.IK JEWEI,, animal trainer, t Y -V horse back act, Washington, J f. I."C1PR COTTRF.LL, oquestrl ir, London. England. M:s. JOSEPH CO VLB. Clncln- T.:r. s--V.ni COYI.E, Jr., aged 11, Cln- C'! -I".. '"II.MiLEfl COYLE, aged 3. Cin- f.r'iiii "II CATTANAES. electrician. CU , ,. RRSSIE CATTANAES. aer-av-.' ("'lijrairo. CKiiltfiR r.ItOWN, eques tr' -o Denver. Colo, I- lioy JKSSUP. Toledo. Ohio. IIKNItY MILLER, anlmcl trainer. Krw York. !!. ;i.KS ROONEY," bareback r!i'r. fhioagn. T:LL MICHAEL TiERR Y BC,...-,,.efdy, X. Y. ' ':i:.S'RY HANSON, West Iiaden. k'1' ' LI" Lost or Stolen from auto between Denycr and !!sdon, on Fourth street, or Lofton between Fourth and Trisi o depot, a checked coat with Initials "O. W. D." Coat e"V:i,Ki $750 n Liberty Bonds '"M a Shrine emblem set with 'n.vnonds. Order has been ii i,!,. to Iwuo duplicate bonds, Under return to O. W. Dicker. n, no Unity Bids. Eeward. The Weather TI'I.SA, OkU. Mtxlmnm, 96; ssinimnm Sj : wmth winds snJ flfir. OKLAHOMA Mooiliy and Tutldtr fen rrslly lir ARKANSAS Mondsr psrtly floudr rtlrrfd thowrra in north portion: ionn wnt wtrttitr in st portion - Tuwii, fen. er!ly lr. LUI'ISIANA Monday ind Tuwdir ftn erlly fmr. KA.cr TfXASi ltondy fenrrallv fair. snd Tarida, Tuefday WKST TKXAS Uondaj and The Men Who Hay "Yea.' It I ttj noufh to tj "n,' whr'B jou'ti , ,,ak,fl 10 crfT hl bil mom. No. ii mn rty rxpome to the man who , , "''ir 'or dim t, your door. No." iijtlif fimt word lht tprinfi to your hps whfn yoor tbouldrrft r ny witli rtre And ioinlody ncdi you to help In a ramo which meani eitra burdot to hear. But (hi it a tim wbrn ttifrVa npi for qi II. when rrifif ralli mora or ), And the man that'i wonh whila it th man of affairs who isn I afraid t ay "yet." EirnirH arfl tr to find in this world, but this is litVsi rn r inn m tilB That nain nrYtr knowa iunt how morh he cn do, or wheu be baa dons all he ran : The btiftient toiler may do aomtthlng more nu wurn wn nnu inav n win, Ho nanafTFi aomehow tlie minutes of life with intne useful HtrTtrp to f ill . For not by the deds that you'T already one win aiea know lh courac of TO II Tho taslts of tomorrow are asking yon now, how much are you willing to dot Caa yon eay that you've jrien enoufh to ine rauRe it itili you bava lometninr to civef Can you anawer Ihera 'no,' when youre asked to do more that bonor and freedom shall live! It ii hard to say "yes," when you're weary and faint with the burdens your shoulders must bear. And 'no" is the easier answer to make. when yeo think you ar doing your share Dut five more and do mora and take o tne taka tnal Fe born oi a woria in distress. When you're asked to assist d not amnfty aay "no, be one of the men to say (OopyTicht 1018 by Kdfr A. Guest ) MANUFACTURERS MUST. DO WITH VERY LITTLE SUGAR .Makers of Ice Cream to Got Only One-Fourth m Much its I'sed Now, WASHINGTON, June 2 J. Restric tions on the use of sugar by manu facturers will be drawn , much tighter by new regulations, effective July 1, it was announced today by Food Admlnlrtrator Hoover. The new measures are expected to pre vent any serious scarcity of sugar for home consumption and at the same time to put the nation aa a whole on a three pounds per caDlta montniy ration. Less essential manufactured nrod ucts will be allowed 50 per cent of tne normal requirements In com parison with the allotment of SO per cent now In effect Several com modities heretofore classed aa essen tlal foodstuffs In which augar la used are placed In the nonessential class by the new regulations. bugar allowed Icecream manufac turera alter July 1 will be 25 ner ceni ni me normal consumnuon. Soda fountains will be cut to E0 per cent of normal and manufacturers or preserved fruit for soda foun tains win ne pincea on ine so ner cent basis. Ice cream made by aoda fountains and confectioners on th premises will have Its sugar concnt cut to 60 per cent of normal. GAS CASE NOT CLOSED: RATES MAY GO HIGHER Oklahoma Natural Iiudnu That Fun her Advances May be Neces sitated by ICitcnslon. Sfparlal to The World. OKLAHOMA CITY. June 23 In granting the 20 cent minimum In gns rates to the Oklahoma Natural Gas company, which will affect some forty distributing plants, the1 corporation commission nas not losod the case. 'In argument on the case before the commission the post tior was taken by the Oklahoma Natural that rates ultimately would have to be raised from 20 to 40 cents if extensions contemDlated were to be made, allowing the 20 cent minimum will not affect the do mestic consumer. The Oklahoma Natural Is already at work taking n Inventory of Its nronertv for the purpose of" showing Its investment which will probably be used in fu- ure for the establishment of higher rates for all. The policy of the commission is to consider the re.- irns on the investment In deter mining the Justness of a rate schedule. American Flag Found Torn to Shreds in St. Louis Church Visited by Huns ST. LOUIS, June 23. The In terlor of the lTammctt place Christian church here was, found to be totally wrecked this morn ing when the congregation as sembled for the regular Sunday services.. German sympathizers ore thought responsible for the destruction as the pastor. Rev. W G. Johnston, has reontly been vigorously denouncing llunlsm and as vigorously upholding the cause of the allies. Damage to the church, it was said, exceeds 120.000. Federal authorities have been notified of the depredations and 4n Investigation fie started im mediately. Kev. Johnston said he believed the damage was done between 2 o'clock this morning and daylight as the edifice was in- rtact late last night. Entrance to the church was made by prying open a side window. Furnishings were torn from the walls, an American fiag and a service flag containing 24 stars were torn to shreds, electric lights shattered and the pews and pulpita hacked with axes. A 6 VIENNA CABINET WANTSJO QUIT Reports From Austrian Capi tal Are That' All Mem bers Offer Resignation. RESERVES ARE EXHAUSTED LLudendorff Replies That He Would Send Relief if 'Possible. PARIS, June 23. After a meet Ing with Emperor Charles of Aus tria on I-Yiday, says a dispatch from Zurich, Switzerland, J'remler Seyd ler presented tho resignation of the entire Austrian cabinet. The emperor said lie would de cide Bunday whether to accept the resignation. AMSTERDAM, June 23. The Austrian cabinet met today and de cided on a collective resignation, nc. cording to advices received here front Vienna. By Tho Aaiorialrd I'rraa. PARIS. June 23 The municipal council of Vienna has drawn up reso lutions calling the attention of the government to the grave danger In curred and the threatening of public tranquillity by tne bread reduction and other aerloiia food difficulties, according to a dispatch to the llavaa agency from Basel, Switzerland. The Vienna newspapers print stories of street disorders which Inrlude the derailment of trams and attacks on stores and cafes. Rakers' wagons also have been pillaged during the agitation over tho reduction of the bread allowance. The pollca are taking rigorous measures to prevent a recurrenco of the disorders. TARIS, June 23 A dispatch from Basel, Swilxerlan.i.' ,.!o the Huvas agency says tieneral Ludendorff, flrat quartermaster general of the German armies. In reply to an appeal to the mayor of Vienna for assist ance in the food crisis said: "I. would, trom my heart, help the population of Vienna in its serious difficulties, but it Is unfortunately impossible from German sources more than everbefore. AH the Im portations of cereala from the Ukraine, Rumania and Ilessarabla have been allotted', without excep tion to Austria. "Notwithstanding the difficulties of our own food situation, I placed In April, May and June shipments destined for the, west front at the disposition of Austria. But now there are no more reserves- -of this sort and I am not In a position to furnish other aid." . In a similar vein the mayor of Budapest, after expressing his sym pathy for Vienna's situation, de clared it la impossible for him to aid the inhabitants of the Austrian cap! tal. He added, however, that he was passing forward (be request for as sistance to the Hungarian food min ister. WILLING TO ATTEMPT TRIP Aero Club Nollflen Kyan of Willing neas to Send Flyers Over Oeean. NEW YORK, June 23. The Aero club of America announced here to night that It had notified John D.. llyan, director of American aircraft production. It was willing to assume the expense of attempting a trans Atlantic flight to assist the govern ment in solving tho problem of 'de- llverine thousands of airplanes over seas and of establishing a trans-At lantic aerial patrol to defeat Ger many's I'-boat campaign. The club announcement said that two weeks ago It asked for bids for Handley Pace and CapronI machines capabla of flying from continent to continent. In seeking the bids the club made the condition that the constructor as sume responsibility for having the planes built in this county, delivered by air to Kngland, Ireland r France. MISSOURIANS ARE TO PICNIC Committees lo Meet Tonight at the Worl.l Office. Mlssourlans will picnic Friday night at Owen Park. There will be meeting of all committees having in charge the arrangements of the picnic at the World office tonight at 8 o'clock to complete details. "tl" large Bible, hymn books and Sun day school literature were badly mutilated. An electric chandelier containing 99 bulbs was found In a heap on the floor. A piano also was destroyed. WHAT IS I .VI'BTKU OF vol. t The following; table will give t I an Irian of what people of Tulsa .are expected to tuy in the line I I of W" Savings Mlamps and i I Thrift Stamp from now on. In j t fact, it is what th'j workers will 1 i a si about, suit they say it will t I be necessary for you to show I credenllnaa before you will be I allowed to go on your way: i t linby Bonds I Monthly Income. t J i oo .$150 t S-1f $ro Per Month. 1 2 3 r. I jtoo 7 I $too 10 t $500 500 Club I Over $fi00 l.0Q Club Austrians Driven Over Piave in Rout; Loss of Enemy Estimated at 180,000 BAND CONCERT WILL START STAMP DRIVE Celebration at CVtilral Tnrk to Give Impetus to Creutent CampalKU liver I'ut on In Tulsa. 0RGANl2ATi0NSC0MPLETE No Way Provided to Gel Ont of lttiy 1K War Havings Stamps and 11a by Bonds. Tulsa's big War Ravlnirs Stamp drive will begin formally with a big band concert by Prothero'a band at Central park this evening. Thn program will consist- mostly of pa triotic selections by the band and the people will hear an address by one of the greatest speakers of the country, according to Kalph Talbot, chairman of the speakers' commit tee. Tho ladies' team captains will pass through the crowd and obtain pledges to buy wnr savings stamp. The committee has adopted a new plan to take rare of all slackers dis covered. Any person refusing to purchase without some (food reaaon will bo presented with a little red card labeled "slacker," and his name recorded at the council of defense offic.o fur near future reference. Districts Well Organized. C. II. McCune will have charge of the city teams and Mrs. I.ula M. Bil llngnlea hns been appointed captain of the ladies' teams. K. B. Oberholt zer will have charge of the school districts. Hvery homo In tiro city will be visited without fall, says W. L. Moss, publicity director of the campaign. There are 800 stamp agencies in Tulsa county. These agencies will take no pledges since this campaign Is to bo handled through the special committees up pointed for that purpose. Tulsa's quota Is 1,1.00,000 and the teams are prepared to put this over in the customary manner. In order to be more centrally located tho war savings headquarters will be moved into the War Stamps bank at Fourth and Main, Tuesday morning. The four-minute mon will also get busy. They will be heard in thea ters, depots, picture shows, street cars and on the atreets, morning, noon ana nignt. Will Work at Night. Another new plan has been Intro duced Jn this campaign. A night committee has been appointed to visit all Industrial plants who have night shirts. This has been neglected in lormer times. Many other new ideas will be featured. The boy scouts will he out In full force aa on other similar occasions. Already they have done very effi cient work. All the posters, window decorations and automobile wind shield stickers advertising the move ment, were distributed hy the follow ing .scouts: W 11 lard Held and Hay- mond Bartllng of troop 9. Charles Swartz, Keese Oliver, Kalph Kadecke ana irvin Oliver or troop 2, Wilbur Shredrick of troop 1 and Bud Wheatly of troop 10. DEATH ROLL INCREASES AS SAMMIEStSPEED UP ACTION Killed In Action Composed One-Third of Casualty I.lMt; Specific, Engagement Unknown. WASHINGTON. June 2 3 The steadily Increasing; participation of American troops in the fighting In France was sharply marked In to day's casualties list. Of the 153 men nand, 62, Including three officers, were killed in action, the heaviest death roll from the battle field yet -made public. . Probably no particular action is responsible for the number of killed but it la an accumulation from tho five or six sections of tho front where the Amerlrans are fighting and from patrol actions aa well aa from the larger op&rationa llko the attack yesterday 'iear Chateau Thierry to rectify the lines. Great care la exorcised in forwarding the lists not to reveal the losses In any particular engagement. The British tuke similar precau tions, yet their casualty lists lust week passed the 30 Olio mark. During the week, so far as known. the British were Involved In no major operations except on, the. Italian front. A comparison of tho Ameri can and British lists, however, In some measure, forms a gauge of the limited extent to which the United LStates has as yet been able to bring its power to bear against the Ger man Invaders. RUSSIAN SEAMEN RELEASED Department of l4ibor Ilevlewlng Case of Mutiny on Steamer Omsk. NOBrViLK. Vaw, Juno 23 lie lease of 6? Russian seamen, former ly members of the crew of the Itus slan steamship tim.sk, held In cus tody here since March 13, charged with mutinous conduct, was ordered today by the department of labor which reviewed deportation pro ceedlngs'Wi connection with the case. Boshevikl sentiment in the crew caused the trouble. O Would Change Holnt inns. O LONOoN, June 23. The 'Times correspondent at The Hague is In formed through a Dutch source thnt n Bulgarian commission has arrived in Vienna to negotiate with tho Aus trian government concerning a change In relations with Germany. Germans Weary of War Wantlw authorizes Food and Threaten t'o Revolt INN WHEAT AT ATIANTir I'tiltT. June 23 Germany, war-weary and Ill-fed. Is In a slate of unrest so acuto that talk of revolt against tho Im perial government Is common among both ihu military uuil civil populatiiliin, according to Ameri cans who arrived here tonight on .1 Norwegian ilner after long resi dence. In normally or adjacent neutral countries. Officers anil men, voyagers said, had tuld them of a sullennexs which Is widespread In the Ger man army, predicting that It would reach the point where tho troops would refuse to fight. "You see that 1 wear the coat Of tho kaiser. 1 only wish" that you could know the feeling that lies beneath 'It, for wo are not go ing to stand this fcTever," a Ger man major (old Allss Olga Wiirs berg of Grand Itaplds, Mich., ac cording to her story, on coming Ashore. The conversation, she declared, took place In a hospital at Godesberg, Germany, where the officer talked freely to her not suspecting that she was an American. Under the same con CLOTHING AS SCARCE AS . FOOD NOW IN GERMANY PmHuil Mndo to Compel Heirs of Dead People to Turn Over to Ktulo AH Garmenla I'ft. LONDON, June 23. Clothing In' Germany has now become almost as acarce us food, perhaps nothing could more graphically reveal the clothing plight of Germany than. a proposal Just put forward by Jus tlzrat Otto Felg, a prominent Ber lin lawyer, that the government should forthwith enact a law mak ing It compulsory for the heirs of dead people or administrators of their estates to turn over l' the state all clothing left by the de ceased persons. Ho points out that the German death rate, owing both to casualties on the batlufled and to mortality caused by the desperate food condi tions at home, la rising by leaps and bounds. After July 15 It will be Illegal for any hotel, restaurant or other pub lic house to serve meals on table cloths. Such tablecloths and nap kins aa these establishments now possess will bo confiscated and util ized primarily for baby linen. FIRE IS ASCRIBED TO HUNS Medart Pulley Company of Kt. Ixvule Destroyed for IjOsh of $73,000. ST. LOUIS. June 23. The main building of the Medart Patent Pul ley company here waa destroyed by fire early, tirtlay and the damage Is estimated at $76,000. The company Is working on large war contracts for the navy department and the fire la believed to have been of Ger man origin. The fire was dlacovered by the night watchman, Charlea Hum phrey, fifteen mlnntes after toe had made a round of the building. The building waa enveloped in names shortly after the discovery of the fire. TEN VOTES COST $50,000 Woman's Pnrty Announce Kxpennm Incurred In Suffrage Campaign. WASHINGTON. June ' 23. Fifty thousand dollars Is what the nation al woman's party announced tonight has been tho coat of campaigning to gain ten additional votea In the sen ate for thn federal woman suffrage amendment. In the past five years, the announcement said, the wo man's party alone has spent $469, 915 fighting for the amendment which has passed the house and to be voted on In tho senate next Thursday. Fifty Pasnengers Hurt When Valves Blow Out NEW LONDON, Conn., June 23 About fifty persona were injured, twelve more or less seriously when an exhaust valve of a passing lo comotive blew ont and sprayed steam under heavy pressure through the windows of the three rear coaches of the GIlt-F.dgo Express, New- York to Boston, at fiaybrook junction on tho New York. New Haven & Hart ford railroad tonight. None nf the Injured are believed to be fatally hurt. ATo Discrimination to lie Allowed Baker Says WASHINGTON, June 22. When his attention was called today to re ports that draft boards In some dis trict were being accused of discrim ination against colored draft men. Secretary Baker said: n I "The war department will brook no discrimination and any cases of al leged or s'lflpected discrimination brought to our attention will be In vostigated and any wrong done will be righted. "If the draft board acts unfairly, we will correct it's actions." ditions, she deojared, a private soldier suld to her: - " Moms day wo are all going to put tlown our arms. Why1' should we- fight? Our officers now In stead of leading us, go behind us with thnlr guns at our bucks." Miss Wurtbcrg, daughter of Frederick Wurxberif a wealthy Grund luplds merchant, who was born In Germany and naturalized American cltlnen declared that the morale throughout Germany Is poor smj the people near revolt She assorted that soldiers In the hospital t onvalesce Very slowly, ao poor Is the, food given them. t ar) L. iillvurlus, a Milwaukee lawyer, returned from a trip through Norway, Sweden and Den murk, dtclarnd that food la so scarce in these countries that Ut ile can be spared Germany. Ho. porting conversations with trav elers from tho Teuton empire, he said: "No one In Germany speaks of victory. They always talk of food. The war, In the minds of the ci vilian population, has become sec ondary to efforts to get enough to eat." WILSON MAY ADDRESS CONGRESS ON TURKS Sentiment. Jor War Declaration Growing; Japanese Intervenlon Is Being Agitated Also. WASHINGTON, June 2J. While regarding a brief recess now aa a certainty, congressional leader would not he surprised If their plana fall, through some International de velopment that would necessitate congress remaining In session throughout .the summer. There la an Increasing sentWnent among members for declarations' of war on Turkey and Bulgaria and for Inter vention In Siberia under Japanese leadership. Bom leaders expect a statement soon from President Wil son regarding these International problems. Woman suffrage and nation-wide prohibition aa an emergency meas ure are expected to be the center of intereat In a crowded legislative cal endar which congress hopea to speedily clear up with a view to re- ceasing early next month for three Weeks or more while the new reve nue bill la being framed by the hou way and means committee. The house resolution proposing submission or a woman auffragt amendment to the federal con stllutlon will be called up In the aennte Thursday and a vote dur ln the day is expected. With a two. thirds majority neceasary for adop tion of the resolution both side atlll olalm victory. FIRST GOLD STAR TULSA SERVICE FLAG SUNDAY Memorial Service In Honor of Two ' Soldiers Dead on the Battle Fields. The first gold star in Tulsa's serv Ire flag was put there In honor nf Capt Harry 8. Owynne, who died in France June 9. following an aero plane aocident, and memorial serv ices were held at Presbyterian church Bunday morning, where Ilev. Kerr, the paa.tor, preached a won derful sermon. . Captain Owynne was the first Tulsan and the first member of the Presbyterian church to die on the battle fields of France, and his friends gathered to pay trIHito to his memory The Masons, of which lodge Cap tain Gwynne was a member, attend ed the services In a body. At the M. E. church, South, mem orial services were held In momory of Sheldon It. Beaty, the first man killed In action In France. He was a member or the M, J., church, South. Snow In Buenos Aire". TiUKVOH A1RKH. Juno 2.1 Snow fell for an hour here this afternoon. This fs said lo be the first time in tho history of the country that enough snow has fallen to muko the ground white. Babies' Milk and Ice Fund We need Just $9(1 to complete the fund. Just $56 to insure a dally supply of Ice and milk for every needy family with babies in all Tulsa! It la getting the kind of weather tnw, when good,, pure, clean milk will save lives that otherwise would be snuffed out. Ice Is a needful thing the babies must he protected from the fierce heat. Think what It means for the future citizenry of thn state Just this little act of helping keep the bodies of the little fellows In prime condition during a season when babies die by llio hundreds! Yesterday's and Saturday's subscriptions follow: Previously reported ...$363 0O Friend of thn babies 3.00 Mrs. R. M. McFailln 10.00 I'. M. Kerr 5 0" lifting club Sn A Frlek-Iteld supply store 6 00 J A friend of babies 4 00 V.. F,. Oberhnltzer 5-0(1 Mrs. K. L. Berry M'O Betty Jean Bodkin 1 00 Total J $404.00 Grain Corporation May Go Beyond 2.ilO; ITcIkiii Bales Pnrtly ' KcKponsiblo MAY BRING DEADLOCK END Sennle I'lH-i ted to Iteceile Now From DcmiiiKl fur i!'0 Wheat; Hoover Must Approve. WASHINGTON, June 53 Blanket authority to Inerense tho price of wheat nt primary and other markets with the approval of Fond Admin istrator Hoover", above tho 12.20 a bushel minimum price guaranteed bv presidential proclamation " Inxt February 21, laln the food' ad ministration grain cVrrrMifJitlon in New York hy bo executive order of the president. Th. order was made public today. To carry out the purposes of th order the corporation Is authorised to share-Its capital stock from Jf0.. 000. 000 to 1160,000.000 in shares of a par value of J 100 .ouch. All the slock will be owned iy tne govern ment. While no explanation of the order was given either at the food admlnls- ttratlon or the While House, two con-j srderatlona are believed to nave in fluenced the president's decision to permit ti grain corporation to pay higher prices for .wheat. The first was tho Inrrrased freignt rates which will become effee live Tuesday. Growers must bear rhis Increase nd without an advance In the price of wheat, thajr proflta would be ma terally reduced. ' Tho second waa believed to ne tne situation resulting from the dead lock In congress over the aenate'a amendment to the annual agricul tural appropriation Increasing the minimum guaranteed price for wheat to $2 r.O a bushel. The house has refused to accept the amend ment and the senate la to vote on It again this week. In some quartera tonight It waa believed the presi dent's action would be a faotor In Influencing thn send to to recede from the amendment BRITISH TROOPERS ARE. ENCOURAGED BY ALLIES Attack of Americana and Stand of Italians Brings Cheer to Men In Flanders. f By The Aao-iid Pmi WITH THE BRITISH ARMY IN FRANCK. June 28 The wonder ful stand of the Italians against the onslaught or great masses or aus. trlan tronns has evoked the hlgheal praise aaWng the British front and haa senlthe barometer of optimism mounting higher than ever. Of even greater moral value has been the newa of the fine work done by Americans In fighting art the French front. These new troops have been watched critically by the battle-worn alllea and the men from overaess have far exceeded expecta tlnna In doing such effective work with such short training. , BARS ENEMIES FROM SHORES President Menoenl of Cuba Orders Those Nonr Port lo Leave. HAVANA. June 23. A decree sinned this afternoon by President Menocal bars subjects of enemy na tions from residing along the shores of Cuban norta. It specifies a period or ten days in wnicn tnose wno now reside within the restricted zone, the limits of which are to be fixed ny the government, must change their nlaro nf residence. Those vrho do not comply with the regulation will be Interned. Chaplain Dead From Shell Wound at Front Pjr Ttia Anolal"l I'rritl. ' WITH Till? AM KltlCAN ARMY IN FRANCI'l. June 23. The ltevr! Walton S, Danker of Worces ter. Mans., chapluln of the 104th in fantry, died Tuesday from a shell wound. He was burled Wednesday near the spot where he fell. The Itevcrend Hanker was tne first American chaplain to give his life In service on the American frodt. was decorated about a month ago along with 116 men. for gallantry In tho fighting at Apremont lust April. Italians Are Pursuing Enemy in Full Retreat. TORRENTS HINDER FOE Pontoon Bridges Swept Away; Guns Take Heavy Toll. BRITISH CARRY OUT RAIDS Take Prisoners, Near Mor .. lancourt; Huns are v Beaten. ROME, June 23. "On th Piave -river front from the Montellt) to the Adriatic the defeated Austro - Hungarian are recrosaing the river in dis order," says the Italian offi cial statement issued today. The enemy is being . closely pursued by the Italian troops. ENKMY IS DICFKATKD FHOMt MONTKIAO TO SEA. , " By Tha Aaaoclated preaa. " ; ITALIAN JIEADAQUARTERS IN 80RTHKUW ITALY, June IJ. From Montenello to tha sea the en- . emy has been defeated and foroed by the Italian troops to cross the Plavs river In disorder. 1 A large part of the Austro-Hun-v garian casualties estimated by Ital ian military officials at lsO.OQO and probably more were due to ths fact . that In tha early hours preceding tha assault a week ago the Italians an tlclpated the Austrian attack and ' poured artillery fir upon troop con centrations which were being made V preparatory to . attacks 0 upon tho Italian lines. : jA NO ACTION REPORTED , ' ON AMERICAN FRONTS, , v ' WASHlNaTOiV June Il.Theri' ' was virtually no activity yeaUrdaf - at tne point neid by ths Americas troops. Oeneral Pershing reported In a communication' mads publlo to Right at ths war department. 3 ... OKRMAN8 J1EATEW IN ," COUNTER-ATTACK ' ' PARIS, June II. German force last night attacked the entente al ii d positions at Bllrny about eight mile southwest of Rheims and suc ceeded temporarily In galnlnsr . footing In th allied .trenches. A vigorous counter-attack Instituted by Italian troops, however, culcklv - ejected tha enemy and re-eatab. Halted th line In Its entirety. . ' i ' ; BRITISH TROOPS WIX'lN' ' RAID NEAR MORIiANCOURT. LONDON,. June II. British troop last night successfully raided th German line near Morlancourt and Bucquoy and captured a num- ner or prisoners, the British war of. flee announced today. A strong "' German attack on th Brltlss) pool. Hons west of Morris was repulsed. INVADERS ROUTED IN ITALIAN DRIVE. LONDON, Jun 23. Th first phase of th Austrian offensive ha ended in defeat The culmination of what waa Intended to b th crushing of Italy between th jaw or tne Austrian pincers is th rout of the Invadors themselves. With their 'backs to tha swollen Piave river the Austrians for sev eral days past had been trying to word off the vicious counter-attack of the Italian and save th situa- lon. Now they are endeavorlnv to ford the stream and reach safety ' on Ita eastern bank. from tne Montello Plateau to the Adriatic ae the enemy lain retreat. Already his losses are estimated at 180.000 men and the chances of his escape without additional heavy cas ualties and men made prisoner seem. - remote. lArge numbers of the Dontoon bridges that tho Austrian threw across the Piave have been swept awav by tho torrential stream. On tho aectora of the 13-mile front where they gained' edge of the ,'enetian plain they are being sore ly harassed br Italian guns and ma- bine gun tire and bomb xt tho allied aviators, who have done such notable execution aince the attempt ed drive,. was started; Monster preparations had been mnde by the Austrians for what was tie the death blow to Klnsr Victor Imantiel's men. Thousands unon housands of men. many of them brought from the Russian and Ru. manlnn fronts, ond guns and stores In tremendous quantities for the drive over a ha'tle are of virtually one hundred miles, running from the Aslago plateau to the Piave rlv- , er and then following that stream to the sea had been brought up. Undoubtedly the Austrian high ..cojiunand had built largely for suc cess oiVjthe belief that the Italian morale had been shattered when last yenr their great pincers closed In upon the Italian front and forced back the line In a grent seml-clrcle from the Julian Alps to the Piave and from the mountains in' the north almost to the plains of Ve 1 nctla. 4k it 71 t-y m i i Si i 4- it er.' t f 5 s "'I i !! 1 f it ! t. i --. 1 1 1 I a 1"7,!SM4 .W.'M.V.i'Wi WI '.'.-iQ.p-aA' ' 'W'