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VOL. XIV, NO. 133.
Commander of El Paso
District Gives Views
War Department Grunts Him
?ermifliscm to Appear He
( focc Committee.
Continued to Grow Worse
During Ten Years and No
Hope Is Left.
KL PASO, Texas, Feb. 6. Condi
tions in Mexico worn described as
Intolerable" by General Itobort I-oc
Howie, commander of the district,
when he testified toduy before tho
ttrate subcommittee, Investigating
the .Mexican situation.
Ilrlefly and without palliation, he
tipressMl the opinion that uffulr.s
In tha country had grown steadily
Konc.ln the past 10 ycarB and tfint
"left solely In the control of tho
MrxUans" the fututo of that country
lTho appearanco of General Howe
jry'wlth the opproval of tho war do
rtnicnt. Ills publicly made fctato
jnent was supplemented by ono niudc
In executive session, which was not
Tho conclusions of Ooncral Howie
were contained In a short statement
U maiie to the committee, but Its
presentation was prccoded by a sum
mary of the reports ho had gathered
ot American casualties on the Amer
ican side attributable to Mexicans
lince 1917. It uccounted for 11 killed
and 17 wounded.
Following Is General llowze's
"0(f and on during tho Inst four
Kirs I have had pecullur ndvan-
taces of being able to seo and know
things, so far as concerns American
and' foreign owned property, which
hare happened on this side of the
Itlo OranJo and In Mexico.
"I ihall not undertake to describe
them tbey ,aro too numerous and
already well known. My conclusions
outfit to be sufficient. The Intoler
able conditions which havo covered
a period of nearly 10 years have
continually grown worco and I nn.
conlnced tho apex of pnlnfulness
and horror as viewed from tho
American conception of Jtmtlco and
decency was reached last fall, a con
dition which still exist.
Given No Help.
'The Mexican government during
this io years of critical time, has
new as far as I can determluo, done
one genuinely friendly thing toward
our government. On tho other hand
the Mexican government or Its peo
ple have dono no end of dlscourto
ii, contemptuous and offensive
1 CO.NTI.NtEU OX I'AOE THItEK.
Belize HotK?rtson Will Cull IkWii-
tureon Suffnigo Hutlfleatlon He
foro Kml iif rchrunry.
,'A.!lut"1'J r'e Htalo Wire.
OKLuVHOMA CITY, Keb. 6.
sentiment for tho early calling of a
'fecial session of tho legislature
without unnecessary delay Is strong
among men who discussed tho sub
ject today with Governor Hobertson,
ln eovcrnor said tonight. If
'urtner expressions from tho people
upport the wish of thotso who called
t the capltol today. It is expected a
will be Issue. for tho legislature
joauemblo before tho end of Fcbru-
iftJihe dtall't of farmers for tho lcg
kft re ta comploto Its sitting before
" fting plowing and planting
It .h" 8u1!,1 ''c-,h Its height Is one
i m leadnig reasons so far cx
vi,?". for nn eary" slon. Mcr
Wnta are said to favor hnVIng tho
hi, f00n' aIso' wder to finish
J?Yt Vefro tho Master buying
Mon begins. '
I .VSLn"mUr" ot 1,10 Ififlslaturo.
ffw.i ,lon ,' !(,!nB cltliicns and
cnlal!' wln b0 nskpi " their
tha ..n,as 10 the data and Hcopo of
M tilt call be,0r th Kovornor ,s-
Villa Demands $20,000
for Askew' s Release
eV.?HIN0T0'v- F"ch- . Joseph
lenoii..', !ho American who was
Ueiw , k,lunaped In Durango,
ISO on' U 1)eln "''l'1 by Villa for
corroDo..!,n,on, acwllnte to an un
by th. ,,ed report received today
emnmvfiat0 llt'Iartme nt. Askew was
Miv'.' d on tho TIahualllo com'
"a the, a" at Lord0' "urango,
Xtn imi U?na ,h0 JJox'cun for
lelue an cf,0rt t0 aocurB llU
Fire LoS8 at Havana
riaced at 10 Million
k'ke onV .ii .b' I'lro which
mrlen ls nt'rnoon abonnl the
C a??h,?,e" rrelghler Ilrook
brbor LleK,a ,lot!k" I" Havana
Irt. r,,pr.l(t to tho prlnclria build-
d Phn.i ,Amerlcnn Agricultural
'babul fi 1 co"ipanv. deHtrovIng
'u U 1,m.ks !"!'' ,hclr contents. Th
'M,000, U'd 01 m" l,1"u
World's News Told
in Condensed Form
for Hurried Readers
JArKRONVILtB. Kl... Ke!i. (I -The
.Y J ' ,m" ' Haan which ).
been declared off according to dlsuatehes
... g moii man a nunuriKt vessels has
received by local
WAPIIINfrro.N', Kel.. 0 A resolution br
Senator Curtis, republican, Kansas, au
tnortilgg the in of surplus army hospital
equipment to emera-ener lnfluema hospitals
In that itate, waa adopted today by the
XfW YORK, Keb. , Wliliaji ton
Stchounlitnen 'Home, railroad dlrei-tar ml
tin ii ,.- cl'ed ,, home j,,,, !,!,), ,f(pr
J ilniit ilink wiib pneumonia. I-,' .s
51 em ci.:.
LONIIONDKUItV. Ireland. Feb. . ro
'ce and military lait nlflit raided the
nousos it se-eral ilnn felners and an
rii.tftit III..... ft . ... .... ...
I " ,?"" t'Tui. a quantity oi arms,
ammunition and esp1olca it found by
Inn r lit
MOXTPKMHIl, Vt, .'eh. 0. rtnence
wtl deferr.! tiidkv 1- , V . .... .. ,
(lor Horace V ilrsham f.,,i
ruJ.','r ("""day ot larceny of slate fundi
while he waa state auditor
W-tf Vltlll.- a
death In l'arl o( Krcderlelt llolbrook, tira
,-.(-..,.- ,,, ,nn mericsn international
corporation and builder of the lto Uland
, " . . inii.ru wiaj m inn oiiire
ot the coriwration here, lie had been 111
nnlv ft .lin.i il.
WASIIIXnTflV VaI. n...u.. ,..i.
on ent to the -nale today the nomlna
'!"" o' former doe. Henry O. Htuart o(
Wrcinla to a member o( the Interalate
rmmrrfo commimlon and Ixiuli Tltua ot
federal ililppln- Ixitrd
i .".""'. ei. H ine Knnian
b? Innl;. inV" .""1"u inA
rordlnir to Information received today by
the atate department, and are eitabluhini U "I" nrglied In the state
military baaea there ai a preliminary, it """It, It was said, that Blneo n Vote
1 laid to a campalrn aialntt Indli. for lllimon was also n tite airalnst J.
WAiHIN-OTO.V. Keb. (1 A
Bri wiii i i. i ' i.- J.Vij I - '.,
..iivnjii.ru touKy. jtira. ii. it. j'. Lrlmontl.; .-n.
and Charlotte l'erklna lllllman are among tho svntlmetil In ifgiinl to John
the suffrage leaden urging It. I bry.
Miviii n t r.K . . ...
amount of a million s n
1. n eht ,wkl.,IOB,i?.ol,S .'...'J "rJ. hf:
la.t night when tire de.lroyed ha f the
building, of the Phlllppin- rarnial enol
lion and the lilund exhlhltj tln'r ron-
talned Man of ihn ftihlMi u...
talned Many of the eihllilt wcre irre
t'.ft.ftvio muu in loRi is aerioua.
KL fASO. Texae, Keb. n. I'reildent
enuitianp Carranta of Metlco hit linucd
Venuit ino furr.r,,. nt vt..l. i,..
urgent telegraphic ordora'to all rhlefi of
oneratlont lnjlng that, they redouble their
etforta to elimloate rebellion and banditry
In the repub ie. o that th 1ftiion .r
neil Jul,- r,n t.u ,,.; ;,f
condition., according o Ecl. or l
..,. ituvn., e ro. n. neatnt and new
eajei of Infloema and pneumonia dereaed
today, Dealhi from Inlluenta totaled 110.
... ii.,ii, r-irriiay inu iiptr
iMtagcregaiuU3,. daer-aa ot ;atrtO
Thftri wri. tin fttii i- . .
derreaie of ii. and G02 aew caiei" a tic
creaee of 217.
Pmf,ArRt,nilA. ivb, n. Frank K.
Jobnioj a n-ro Pullman chef, who wai
llghlly inlured in the wreck of the south
ern eiprrii train here yr.terday. along
Mlth 1.1 Alii.. ft... LIII.J 1... -ill.. it.
... ' ..., lam iitKnt. ilP
wai hit by an eipreia train while jtand'
Ing on the trick, at Dead Man'a eureo
w.icnnnj inn wrecamg crew jack hl d nlng
car bak on the raili.
UXCOl.X, Xeb, Keb. n. Xo campaign
to cur the nomination ot den. .lohn .1
Pftrhlnr ft. ramihllan ...JM.i. i
dent will bo made In italei that have "fa
vome aon-' rinnmatet. according to Mark
Woodi. rhalrman of the Xebranka Pur
hlngforprenldent eieeutlts committee.
Mr. Woods left )eterdat- on a campaign
trip through the cut and south,
SEW YORK, Feb fl Ponds Tallied at
fnn.000 were stolen last night from tho
office of James It. Herring at t.1J riroad.
nay. It was announced In Wall street today
The outside door of the safe was opened
by using the combination and the inaide
door waa forced open. This i the second
robbery ln to days io the heart of the
CI.KVELAND. Ohio, Feb. (1. Mrs. Lena
fftereneon 52, kidnaped from her homo
here two weeks ago, is beln held In New
Tork for f300 ransom. Ad-Ices to this ef
fect were received hv Mrs. f.terens' father
in. law, fleottge Stevens, toilsy, accorJIng
to the police. The message came from the
young woman's husband, leorge Stevens,
who has been searching eastern cities for
WASm.VOTON. Feb. t. The wmpalgn
against food profiteers and hoarders has
netted n total of 80S arrests, the depart
ment ot justice announced today While
only a small number of these cases have
been brought to trial, the proaecutlons so
7ae have resulted In 8S convictions, of.
firials said., penalties ranging upward to
a fine of f-VJOOwlth one year imprison
ment. 8..V FRAXns-'CO. Feb. 0. Tho Palace
hotel has been selected by Oeorge F Mara,
assistant to Homer K. Cummlna-a chairman
of the, democratic national committee, as
headquarters of the parly leaders during
the convention here beginning June 2H,
Mr Mara announced today He also an
nounced that 107 rooms had been reserved
for uso by members of. the nstional coin
mitten and the press representatives of the
TOI'EKA, Kan., Feb. 0. Xo longer may
the desperately thirsty be able to find
solace from the "kick" In hair tonic, face
lotion, liquid shoe polish and similar "last
resorts" of the new era. Warren K. Wil
son federsl district prohibition Inspector
here, today stated thst upon order of the
Internal revenue bureau these concoctions
containing alcohol hereaftre must cutain
a tartr emetic
nOUOLAS, Arls.. Feb. fl American
Consul flyer of Xogales has been Informed
by Mexican officials that Lieutenants I'sher
and Wolf, Amrrlesn avistors detained at
Xacoiarl since their airship landed last
Wednesday, will not he released unlit there
has been further discussion between this
government and Mexico, according to word
received at headquarters of the Arliona
military distlrct today
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until tomorrow to answer the od
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tho opportunity it offers. Time after
tlmo readers have lout money profits
and good Jobs by not acting at once,
Tho llttlo "WantgramM" and "Offor
grams" printed today and every day
require QUICK acuon ujc nuriu renti
ers. As soon us you road, act. Get
In touch with tho advertiser by tele
phone or by letter before tho oppor
iunlty hour goes by
Prompt action makes money lor
World Want Ad reader
Claims Second, Third and
Eightli, First Is Con
HAMON MEN NOT TIED
National Delegates Clioscn
Were Elected Against
Majority of Delegates to the
Oklahoma City State
Gathering Go Free.
Uy Anneiated Prewi Htate Wffe.
DIvt.AIIDM A I'lTV ,!
publli'an sU'ito convi'titlon deli-gates
.V. ..X V , UUI lAlll tl,ll
Seventh districts for Juko U llumon
nut inm. 1. 1' II... i.'i.i.K,. uiv.t.
UoiiH and should consider themselves
iree io oxii ns ineir JU umiMit mm-
Kc.itM. Such will bo the contention,
It ti'.nu u-l.l t,il..li 1... tf..,. 1.- t
" irj ...... ,,, , ,
1'ltw. .. ..lI.Ii... .. tl... T..U..
. A...b, j., ti tin,- utiiui r,iiiuij
ciui, in n Niatemetll to lie issued to
morrow In reg.ird to the nice for re
ubllenn imtlonai comnilttei'tuun.
for 1 hi mem was also a ote against J.
J. .MCI rnu- until tin. lotto. ftL-ltli,le.ft.L.
irotn me campaign, Instructions
from the campaign, Instructions
i.mnry supporters said tonight a
majority of the de rga Us to the ntate
eonvrn.lon will be unlnstn.cted.
convention will be milnstructi
They claimed tho Fifth district I
Kinbrv by 03 votes to three, t
Koonmi 'riilni ..n.t i.i..!!. rw. t.-
Second. Third and Klghth for 15m
bry. with tho rirst iinilcclded, but
Ilnrnnn supportcrH tonight rlnlmcd
a" districts eeeit tho Mrth. In
which the contested voten of Okla-
homa county, they said, will be the
, i.i. .1- ..... .....
':' ""f 'nV.,"rJ. .V1."" '" -
ro lh.0, (,U,tr,k;t ,ho ,"tat ,C.0n
venllon they claim three from Mur
.... ........ i . ,-.,
iitjr uuuiitj tiiit-u iiuiii .uuviaiiii niA
from Cleveland, nnd 4.1 from Okla
homa, muklng 57 In all,
;ays Huns must obey
Premier MlllcntiKl StntcH Policy
Gltcn Vote of Confidence UKin
l'orelgn Policy by Deputies.
PATHS, Feb. . The chamber of
deputies voted confidence In ' the
cabinet today upon nn Interpellation
with regard to Its foreign policy. The
volo was 518 to 65 Premier .Miner
and nt.serted that tho government
was determined to execute vigorously
and fully the peace treaty anil servo
nollco upon Germany that "all that
sho owes wo wli: exact."
Tho premier said ho considered
that the (lerniami had flagrantly
failed to executo tho delivery of coal,
which was most Important to France.
while burning morn coal than the
French to warm themselves.
M. Mlllerand declared ho regretted
that the t'nlted States had not yet
ratified tho treaty, but remarked
that tho preparations commission
wan functioning and "wo have no
dbt(Uletudo concerning the final do
clslon of tho United States."
Discussing tho FrancoAmerlfcan
military pact. My Mlllerand said It
was reassuring because both coun
tries want It except that ono wants
It to bo perpetual while the other
wants It terminated ir tho league, of
nations Is later deemed to afford
adequato protection. Tho premlor
pointed out that the nntl-bolshevlkl
armies had been checked, but de
clared that nothing Justified tho be
lief that their roverso was final.
Fiileti Dangerously III.
OKLAHOMA CITY. Feb. G.
Jnmes P. Folen. nsslstanl to tho stnto
commissioner of health, was reported
tonight to bo dangerously III with
Influenza. He wn force,! by Illness
to return Tuesday from Muskogee,
where h was directing a sanltnVy
Inspection of tho city.
Is Held for Famous
Gunman in Chicago
CHICAOO. Feb. 6. The double
hunt for tho slayers of Maurice
"Mossy" Kuright, "king of the
gunmen," was suspended today.
Friends of the dead gangster,
bent on revenge, nnd tho police,
with whom they havo matched
wits for three days In the race to
bo first to find tho slayers, gath
ered jloday to honor the elaln gun
man wltli the 'hu client funeral"
ever seen In tho old levco district.
Thousands were turned uway
from tho church, Inside gunmen
rubbed elbows with Judges, "con"
men stood beside detectlvc, and
pickpocket and underworld char
acters mingled wlt.i state senators,
buslnees men, labor loaders, unit
Michael Corrozzo, president of
tho street sweepers" union, who
has been partially Identified as iho
driver of tho car which carried
Knrlght's slayer, was refused re
leaso when his application for a
writ of habeas corrrca was heard
today. Judge Hehel continued the
case until tomorrow, when tho
male's attorney announced Cor
rozzo may bo formally booked on
a charge In connection with the
Rail Workers Vote
Strike if Demands
Are Not Soon Met
nt'VrnoiT, Mich., ivi..
The general chairman of mnlnt
enaiice of ways employes nnd Hhop
l.'ilior,. ..nil,. I f. ...... .n t......
today, unanimously approved the
proposal to rail a nation. wide
strike If necessary to enforce de
mands for wage Increusis and
sent word In Director (Itinera)
1 lines that action would be tlu
ferred seven days pending tho
oulconiu of tho Washington con.
The oto was taken after Allan
U. Parker, prosldenj, hnd advised
tho conferees that icpresentatUos
of the union In Washington re
ported they saw no chattco of
iigieeiiient with the railroad ad
ministration. Should the strike bo railed,
brotherhood officials said, tluilr
union would act Independently of
tho oilier railroad org.inl7atl6ns.
They added, however, that uni
plojes In other departments might
soon bo thrown out of work If
roadbeds wenj allowed to go lo
pieces and shop forces were etlp
pled. EFFOlffO REACH
SHIP STILL FAILS
Passengers on .Vessel
Stranded Off New
York Coast. .
STORM RELIEF IS SEEN
Course Is Moving Northward;
New York Still l'icd Up;
SKW YOIIK. Ih. 0. llurrioti
hv u blinding mioiv Mono nnd tho
tottering of Mines of n furious
mil, nil attempt,, r reMcuIng m-m.
i-cLs to rwich the old Dominion
liner Prlncitss Anne, aground off
llOCkllMlly IMlllIt Ultll 10 1 IHTMIIIS
aboard, luiit fit lie, I loulglit. .Mure
lliaii n half iloen xisi-gitliig In its.
a coast triuiril cutter and n xillv
Ikmu ulilcli put out to the nlil of
the Hirumlcsl icnhcI, with uuulilo
to get tlthln hulling illstnmv nnd
shortly after nliflitfull tcuixritr
lly nlNindoneil their plans to tukc
ofr tbo.'.t'i: pamongers. "
Tlio tsoast ciinnl nimle n iIcm
ernto but fittllo effort to got n
llfelxxit out to the slilp. t'linble to
liititicli n iKint heciniHo of 1 1 in
liinvy brcnhei-H, Captain Tiieker
of the Ani'rno cvwi.st giinrtl Mil.
Hon anil 11) men, were Nliindlni
hj through llin night on the Miore
opiMislto tho PrlnoesH nnc.
WA Bl 1 1 NO TON, Feb. 6, -Ixiolt-Ing
out Into the mldille west,
weather bureau officials tonight
saw relief for tho enniern sea
board from the snow Htorms and.
the Wgh winds which liavo heliF
that portion of the country In
their grip etlnce Wednewlny.
Tlie storm area has Hwung to
tho norlh. It wiih snld, and tonight
had reached the New Knglnnd
cast. It had stopped Knowing In
the southern group of middle At
lantic states and rt surcenoe Home
time tomorrow was predicted for
most of New York. The hurcuu'n
forecaster nald It might lie t--rnorrow
(tight before New Kng
landers could begin to shovel
snow wltli an aeKitrance that their
labors would not be In vain. Hut
with tho exception of New Kng
land prospects were that tomor
row would bring clearing weather.
Temperatures throughout t,he
Morm iirua will rrmaln about the
same, slightly below freozlng for
the most part.
Tho Ohio valley from which the
better weallier Is coming will
with exception ref a few Heatter
Ing snow flurries, continue to en
joy moderate temperatures and
KU'.W vnillft- l.'.l, c v..... --.L.
...... . ....... . . L., . ,1,-vv . ti, r.
still was stttrm-bound late tonight
nnd thero wns Bmall prospect of re-
llftf Tho (.llf'ft ,.-,... ..rrn.. ,.C a......
mutcra started home through a snow
wiiicii sue we.ui.vi oiiicjii aiu would
continue another 12 hours.
1 tnrrwirn I f i t !,. f Irn.ll 1 1
almost unprecedented. Only the sub-
w.tja were maintaining regular
schedules and (eveiy train In them
WiLH HtOPnllft. tttolilia.t .. !. M..ut.
hours, Hurfaco ears had almost
ceaseu in operate, jxing linen of tliom
wero iioa ui in ail parts or the city
behind tungles of trucks', drays,
motor lniHSefl. nitrimi.till..ii nml Intl.
ttn MOlHnllH ftt-nn tlw. wltoillnr.
Mayor Hylan Issued a proclamation
bltn tnitllt.. o.tlllnf inwin i.ll .,i.iuinu
engagml in the transiMirtutlon busl-
,i-ro. faL-epung in ine aeiivery or
foodsturfs, coal nnd milk, to :easo
r ir C.i r. IahIhI., ....(It r...n.l ...
,ft.,i, u, , (.iift Ulltll 1 UmUit)
morning, turning their trucks nnd
motor forroM nt.r In III, oltft. In nmil
tho storm emergency,
Tho street cleaning department ad
mltei) that It was virtually helplctw
ijft-i.iunn in nn inainiity to Hire men.
w.H,1Ul OX I'AOB THIIITKEN
LEWIS NOW HEADS MINERS
HnycH Quits Duo to III Health nnd
Vlisj I'rcsldent Is AdNCiussl.
WASIIINnTON, Feb. C At .1
meeting (of tho International ex
ecutive board of the- Putted Mine
Workers of America hero today,
r rank J. liayes resigned as .interna
tional president, The board nil
vancod Vice President John I. I-owls
to the office of president and Phil
lip Murray, president of tho Plus-
ourgli district, was chosen vice pres
Huyes has been In poor health
more than a year, duo to a nervous
SATUUIV.V, FEBRUARY 7, 11)20.
organized labor ! a p p p pt
Control of Congress Will
J).. CV.....1.1. i.. ..!.. l.i 1
DC oougni; lu r lyiit
OPPOSE THIRD PARTY
Hnttlc Will lk Wnts'ctl by
ExistiiiK OrKaniziitioiiH ;
Ask Fanner Help.
PLUMB LEAGUE IN APPEAL
The Offieinl Orwan UequeHtH
00,000,000 Worker.s to
OrKiinizc; Stonu Silent.
WASHINOTON. Feb. (I - Definite
plans for Die first natlon-wlile ng
gresalve polltlciil enmpatgn by or
ganized labor to control eongresn and
elect friendly national nnd state of
flcluls Iimvii been ma.te by u ciimmllv
ten of Hie Anierlciin Federation of
I-iilior and will be uunoiiucrd noon
The fight, labor officials declared
today, will be bipartisan and will
be In 1 1 ii licit In the coming presl
Organlzailon details havo been
formulated by n cnnimltten composed
of this exccullVd council and depart
tnent presidents of the federation,
which has been In session here two
days. Kamuel (lumpers, president of
the federation, said tonight that nil
explanation of the movement would
bo tnndn public tomorrow The coin
inltlee formulating plans was np
pointed by Mr. aompers In uccord
iincu with Instructions to the general
innor conference held here last De
cmiiber 1.1. to put Into effect tho dec
titration of principles adopted at that
Hepresetitatlves In emigres whose
records show them unfrlendlv to
labor will be opposed vigorously for
rceiecuiin, anil new candlilateH hos
tile lo labor's Interests will meet the
same opiKiHltlon. Kvery cr.sft ufflll
ati-il with the federation will be
called upon to Join In the fljfht. It
was added, and congressional dis
tricts win lie actively canvusied. nnd
an army of organliern will bu put In
the field. The fedeiatlon now claims
a membership of more than
In nddltlon, the nampnlgn will he
carried Into state mid local prlmarirn
t:o.N7ixrj:i) o.v y.uw. to,
PREMIERS WILL MEET
Kchnlon Will lie Held In Ixindon Next
Week lo Tnlfii Aiilon on ICitnidl
lion Demands on (JerniJULs.
PAHIH, Feb. B, -Tho nllled pre
miers at their meeting In London
next week are expected to examine
minutely the iuestlou of tho extra
dition of tho Germans accused of
war crimes nnd the consequences of
(lermun resistance to tho allied de
mands It Is not expected In offi
cial quarters here Hint the Herman
government will appoint a successor
to Huron Kurt von Lersner, former
head of the peaco delegation, It Is
pointed out Hint them is no reason
for such a functionary remnlnlng In
Paris after the arrival of the Her
man charge dn'nffalres, as the re
maining peace negotiations now are
being conducted by the diplomatic
representative of tho nllles.
i:.vr;A;i:.Nii:NT is announckd.
MIks Horn Whitney will Wi-1 Itisl-
rrlek Tower, Army Air Captain,
vmv vrmif i,-,.i. rri...
gngement of Miss Florn Payne Whit
ney, oaugnier or .Mr. ami .Mrs. ilnrry
I'llVtlli thltnoV t tli,.lnelit. e,.ftft...p
of Philadelphia,' son of Charlemagne
Tnu-iir r,ir,t,tr ir,,ll...t u....u ..Mt...u
sailor to Austria, (lernpiny and Itus
sla, was announced hero tonight, Mr.
lower, wno was gruduated front
llarvnril i-.rtlt.xrn li, loir. B,.p..n.i
(viplnln In the army alr'servlce tlur-
ing mo war.
(Jo To Metlisi.
CIMf'tnii l..l. e
bf-rl tf Ihn Chlnnim n ..u.l .. ( l
- ... .ii i.mtlvlll.lim III
eiltmni.rpn tlotwirl.,! tr.,li. ie- st..v
Ico City to attend a cnttferencn'Feh.
iiiiiij- I., i.t nnti is, cane, uy me
American chamber of commerce lo
t'lscuss Jilsns for eatahlishlng bet
ter ' trado relation between tho
t'lilieit mates and Mexico.
Mother Held Prisoner in Attic
in Oil Plot Freed-Child Dead
Uf AMoelaled prrta Htate Wire
OKKMAH, Okla.. Feb C Mrs.
Hessle linker, 17 years old, was re
leased from the attic of her homo
today by county officers, whero she
says she has been held a. prisoner
for eight months by her husbund,
whom sho declared had entered
Into a conspiracy with others to get
control of valuable oil propel ty In
the Hoggs field which the wife
owns, The husbund was arreted
today on complaint of tlie wife.
Mrs. linker told the officers that
during her "Imprisonment" he
became a mother, but that tho
child died because the husband
had denied her and tho child tiled
leal attention. When the wife was
rescued the body of tho baby,
which had been dead two hours,
wns lying In the bed with her,
Tho charge lodgcWigulnt the
husband Is (hat of manslaughter
through neglect In connection with
the death uf tho baly.
Figures in Amazituj War Romance
Here nre the contral figures In
one of the most nmnxlng and un
usual romances growing out of the
wbrli' war, In tho larger photo
era pit Mini KmIy Knowjes Is shown
holdlui; her Infant will, Alfred liny,
Iwrn of her love affair In Knglnliil
with Pcrley T. Hplker of llallltiiore,
Mil , un aviator. Ilnluw Is shown
Fate Takes a Hand
in Mothers' Battle
for Georgia Babies
- ATLANTA, On., Fi b. (. - Fnto
took a hand today In the tnngled
claims lo lilue-eyisl Mary ICllr.ibetli
and brown -eyed Louise Mndelene,
S'tnOrtths-old babies, over posses
sion of whom tyo inotheni wero
going to court tomomiw, Pneu
monia claimed Mary KIlKibcth,
whom neither elalmed, and the
other child fell Into nil open grate,
sustaining burns on her fnee that
physician said might prove fatal
or leave a hoar for life.
Tho children were born the mtlno
day at Hnuly hospital here, nnd
Mrs, John C, (Turner recently nn
nounced Hint the hlue-cyed child
given here was not her own, and
claimed Louise Madelene, Mrs.
Imnlel T. pittman, to whom nursee
nt the city Institution gave tho
hrown-eyed child, contended It wnn
Mrs, oarner first offered to tnko
both children to bo mire she had
her own jnd later sought habeas
corpus proceedings, hearings for
which was set for tomorrow.
DISAI'PKAItH WITH JllH.OOO,
Chicago I In n l .Mcfti-eiigcr Not to He
-t-eii .tner i. cuing iHiiiii.s.
CHIC a"o" O . Feb. fi - -Oeorge
Frame 15 years old. a b.mk nies-
senrer for the Harris Trust and Hav
ings bank, dls.ippeaied toduy ufler
l"ivlng the federal reerv bunk,
whre he h id exchanged I,lberl
bonds valued ni $3K 000 for bonds of
a I'irt'er denomlriiiilon
Tho wife Implicates Mr. nnd
Mrs. Curly Martin, with whom they
were living, us co conspirators
with her husband Martin Is wild
to bo held In the county jail at
Okmuliteo on n charge of murder A
In fonnectlon with tho killing of a
negro Homo time ago,
Hult wns filed today In the dis
trict court at Okmulgee to recover
the land which the wife alleges
the husband had secured from her
Illegally during Iter "Imprison
ment" In tho attic, Defendants to
the action are Mr. mid Mrs, K. M.
Martin, Itoy A. Hockrnsmlth of
Okmulgee, p. T. Iluddleston of
Okemah. Hunter Montgomery nnd
Mrs. Frank Colo, n neighbor,
who discovered the "Imprisoned"
girl, said sho wai frantic with grief
apd that the did not know that her
baby had died until sho wan released.
Mrs. Perley Hplker. Hie fontlvlng
wife, who was mainly resiinnslhltt
for the iidmlttnnee of MIm Knowles
to the I'nlte.i Hlales. lVclow. to the
tight, Is tiny Hplker. hrotlrr to tho
aviator, who Is to marry Mln
Kliowieti. Tlie iilioiograpns -were
made on the ferryboat which
brought the parly from Kills Island,
New York, after Miss Krfowles' ro-
inane ny immigration aiitiinrltlcN.
The sorintlnnitl devnliipmentsi of this
iinusuiil "love trlangl" has caused
muoli comment throughout the
NO FURTHER LOAN
WILL BE NEEDED
C 1 o s i n g of Certificates
Winds Up Demands
After the War.
WASHINGTON, Feb. fl. Closing
of xubsrilptlonH to the last surloa
of certificates of Indebtedness to
night concluded the treasury's pro
gram of financing Immediate pes
war demands of the nation. This
operation wan lnltlnted lus Septem
ber and primarily was designed to
avoid tho flotation uf another popu
Theoretically, the government now
stands with accounts balanced with
the exception, of course, of the
bonded Indebtedness, The approxi
mately 126, 000,000 In Liberty bonds
nnd Victory notes now niitstnndlng
will bo retired under the sinking
fund provisions of the war loan net,
operations of which utready have
There nro outstanding certificates
of Hide Mednuss aggregating VI,
1153,701,600. Itctlrc (Yrtiflcutri.
They weto Issued In direct tintlcl-
Tiutkm of the payment of income and
excel profit tax Installments. '.
tlmntcs or the tux payment show
every indication of being lower than
the aiueiinl of revenue which will
bo ncelved, thus iiMurlng prompt
retirement of all certificates of In
debtidness as they mature and with
out further Issues of shurt term
The certificate Issue on which
siiT-crlptlunn clofccil mnjjrnt bears
date of February -, and will mature
March 1 1, coincide."- with tlie first
tax installment payment. While re
ports it to the rales weTe not fully
complete tonight Hecretary Houston
s.i'd ihey exceeded $300,000,000.
"Tills brings to a successful con
clusion," said Secretary Houston,
"the very Interesting and important
operation Initiated lust Henteiulier
looking to financing the funds of the
war debt ln such ufwHy as to avoid
'the necerslty of great funding opera
tions, ny spreading maturities und
meeting them, so far as may be, out
of tux receipts and salvage Includ
ing tho Plttinnn net and special certi
ficates held by federal reserve bunks
and the war finance corporation and
CO.STLSUKI) O.N' 1M0R 8KVK.N'.
Pichcr Miners Rescued
From $150,000 Blaze
PICHKIt. Okla., Feb. C.A scorn
of miners tonight were hoisted from
tho Plclier Miami riilno while flumes
ate through the framework nf the
holsllng apparatus, in u blaze that
destroyed tho mill, The losa la placed i
PRICE 5 CENTS.
Republicans Decide to
Offer Altered Reser
vations to Senate.
FIGHT ON ARTICLE 10
i It nnd Monroe Docirinc
I Still Hold Up Finnl
j Treaty Agreement.
! DEMOCRATSACT TODAY
Caucus to Be Held nt Cap
ital to Decide on Course
to Take Next yeek.
FOES KEEPljP FIGHT
Ask Cox's View.
WAHHl'NOTON, Feh, r,. The
modified Lodge reservations agreed
on tentatively by tho recently
nhnndoned til-purtlsuu cnnimlttoe
mov. likely will be tho basin on which
eonnlderntlon of the peaco treaty
will ho resumed next week In tho
Itepubllrnn lenders, after a series
of conferences with their party col
leagues today, deoided to take the
Initiative on the senate floor In
suggesting adoption of the bl-nartl.
ran w committee's modifications of
uin i.oiign rcservat ons, A ilinuli It
ls expected under the decision Hint
i mi oi'iglnul republican reservations
will bo attached to tho trcnty when
It In referred to tho foreign relations
committee, It Is understood, Sena
tor Uidge of Massachusetts, the re
publican leader, will present tha
inotllfled draft as a substitute after
Ihn committee hits reported.
Agree on Modification.
Definite decision ns to whether the
democrats would accept the rescr
vutlons with thrso modification will
not be reached, It was said today,
until tomorrow's conference of dom
ocratlc friends of the treaty and
perhaps not thon. The ueneral
opinion prevailed, h4,wovor, that the
changes worked nut by the unoffi
cial committee would jiroVo satis
factory to a majority of democra
Acceptance of the bi-nartlsnn mod.
mentions by both republicans nnd
democrats was considered as likely
to nnnow differences to a few of
the prominent Issues. In somo quar
ters It wns predicted lhat agreement
would be reached without much de- '
lay on all but two of tho M rescrva.
lions. These two relate to Article
io and the Monroe doctrine on
which republican leaders ursert their
determination to accept no mollifica
tion, while the democrats are equal
ly emphatic In their declaration
that modification will be necessary
If the trqaty Is to be ratified,
Despite this situation, however.
many nenntors on both sides of the
chamber predict Hint some agree
ment eventually will be reaohed.
Thut Is not shared by the Irrcconcll-
utiles opposing tho treaty, vh6 held
numerous conferences today and
will meet again tomorrow In their
campaign to defeat ratification.
Hold Conference Toduy,
No session of the senate will he
held tomorrow nnd most of tho day
Is expected to be given over to con
ferences among the various senate
elements over their Plans of pro
In Pursuance of his nlan of nut
ting all presidential candidates on
record in regard to the treaty. Sena.
tnr.,Horab, republican of Idaho, ootf
of tl irreconcilable, today sept a
questionnaire on tho subject to Gov.
James fli. cox of Ohio, a democrat,
'1 observe In press renurls this
morning," the Idaho senator wrote.
"your itttiick upon tho republican
senators for delaying tho ratification
of the peace treaty. 1 am not clear
rrom the report, however, as to your
I infer from your statement that
you are ln fnvor of ratifying the
ircnty or pence with the league of
nntlons Incorporated Just as It came
from Versailles nnd as It was sub
mitted to the senate.
Are you In favor nf enlerlnt- the
league with Article 10 In it without
nny change or modificatlon'thereof
or without any reservation ns to ihn
obligation of tho I'nltrd States In
I understand from your speech
that you nre thoroughly tn favor of
tho provision of the lenguo which
give, the Itritlsh empire six votes
io ine t'nlted Slsles' one Am l
correct In so construing your posd-
' Are you opposed to nermlttliis
the question of whether or not we
shall become a member of the leaguo
itt no submit ten to tin people, may
I isk In whii t wty you would sug
gest that It be KUbtulttel-'''
Tt'I.S.. Okla Maximum, St, minimum,
40: southwest wlnilsj clear.
OKLAHOMA . Salunliv and Sunihf- fair,
Utile rliani- In tnnperture.
I.Ot'ls'I NA AltKA.NHAK AND Wf'fP
TEX H Rnur.lar and huntlsy fair llttlo
chinjfA in Irmreralnre
KAST TEXAH S-'ulurclay rrt'y cluuiyi
Sun!ir fair, llttU rhsnr in temperature,
KANSAS'! I'alr Vilurdar and Sunday
llU continued mild tcrufy'j.turs.