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THE MORNING OKLAHOMA'S GREATEST NEWSPAPER A NEWSPAPER FOR CIVIC PRIDE, THE HOME, A GREATER TULSA FINAL EDITION ffs VOL. XIV, foO. 147. TULSA, OKLAH6MA, SATURDAY, PEBRUAKY 21, 1020. 18 PAGES. PRICE 5 CENTS. A W L II ' I I GOVERNOR RAISES IRE OF TEACHERS Refuses to Propose Legis lation to Advance tne Salaries of Teachers. RESOLUTION IS PASSED Kormal School Head Leads Fight for Adoption of Six-Mill Levy. ROBERTSON IS ' HECKLED Teachers Propound School Questions When He Tories to Explain Policy. $j jluom.ed Press Slate Wire. OKLAHOMA CITV, Feb, 20. Following an uddress to (ho Okla. fcoma, Education uociatl6n In con tention hero today, by Gov. J, U. A. Robertson, In which ho slated that he did not favor tho Instituting of Iho '( ml'l levy to provide higher salaries for teachers, A. S. Faulkner, hud of 'lie normal schools, led a militant movonicnt for Increased pay hlch met with npplauso nnd shouts (hit "the tlmo lias como when" the (etchers milst drop their suppliant attitude und stand up nnd tell (ho lovernor nnd hts legislature (hat w6 tint our rights nnd want them font. Gh us a living or you won't have iny teachers. 'What tho governor opposes la tho least wo want." The governor In his address said Out whllo ho hcllovcd tho teachers aero entitled to higher salaries, ho ilia believed this was an Inopportune! tlire for "such nn additional burden on the taxpayers of the state, who re now groaning under their load. Just because (ho (cachers aro not re telling nn adequate componM tlon row we cannot runli In and Vndd Mher taxis, especially nt this fcrlt- mi time. 'And I am not going to io It. liibor Questions tip. "If I should open Iho special scs tion to this question J, should alio hue to consider labor problems. should be asked to act upon Indus trial cotirt laws such as'Knnsas has Juit passed, and representatives of libor would flock here from All parts of the state. 'Thero has been' too much experi mentation with legislation in Okla homa, (he possibilities of a long scs tioit of this legislature nro fraught lth uncertainty and danger. The people are prone to read proposed WelsHon hurriedly and approve it nen it Is fundamentally wrong. "What wo nocd now Is leaders with Mole, brains and steady hearts, who tin wait until tho people can ap rn'jo the situation hud alt steady In He boat un(ll this wave of psycho, htical effects has passod. Wo cannot afford to make plocemcal Icglshw lion." The governor was heckled when he tttemptrd to explain his pardon nnd vrole policy by teachers in tho uudl Ve who brought up the, subject of wring answers In arithmetic nnd the Ffner.il thnrtagc of textbooks for the Kbools. Want Kitrn l,cvy. At (hn business session which fol tired a resolution was adopted pro twins an amendment jo tho state coiutltutlon which reads as follows: "For (he purpose of maintaining '"common schools of" tills stato tho aie board of equalization shall each jjir levy a tax on nn ud valorem . In addition to nil levies as now prodded by section nlno of urttclo 10 M the constitution, of not less than Kills nor more (ban 10 mill, on JJj taxable property within tho Another resolution ndoptcd dc Bndtd the vitalizing of the teachers' Vu'1n am' ""rcnierH law, a con-f-itutlonal amendmcn(,to provide far "county unit plan In tho state, and w adequate homes for teachers in '"! dlvtrlcts. Mrs. Susan It. Fnrdyco of Shawnso u beaten by II. O. Fnust. superin vi ' ot rcl""'l thorp, for member- ,slP0n (he board of illrealnrs of (hn "'lection and wns thi only wofnnn ra "ie board. a report of (he directors shouod lib cla,,on Ili,J Krottii from 1.500 J'ti reorganization u year ngrf to a "MM memborshlp of nearly 13.000, ,,,!!e,;rn 1 4.000 (eachers in tho ''.the report sHows. Artsolutlon presented to (ho bus!- "on asking (hat body to endorse a Pan voted hv iv, o... i, ,,.! u,?" Permit nil normal schools ton 10 Plvc del'CC!, waa V"C(1 rentier George Wolild Negotiate With Reds tottAni ya Uefso ia In favor of is.pace negotiations with , WhTviL Bn Mlum Utvinoff, 'Uin j . ",a,lvo ,n serpen- tl kr ii V ""I'lricu ay i-remicr tvvl'i jmijr, accordlnr (o tho un J-ar(S. Ianl Pimhii. nnrl " V?.k i'rrlhe"". members of fcte?1 d"'fVtlm at tho meet. loaJL t 8UP"mo alllcft council in kit .J . Ve no uwrlty to enter Vrjer?5? 'l Proposal, and Premier i e " ocen rpcaup tn in. jBl'l&Uor" Missouri KAW. kior Cartrr Bufc"-d, it fcocTa,ii ll h 8 rnH1acy for the "etnor of iiisaotf. World's News Told in Condensed Form for HurriedReaders r.trttf. j,K, 50 ruymond l'olnears hn been name,! Krenrh dnlert on th repr tloni eoinmliilnn, Hei iuccwdi Chirlrt O A" Jonart who reiljoeJ frum the tmmUWn rconllt. . ,. WASiIlN(TO.V,vKb. 20 fWrUrr t Litis I'roildenl Tumulty miecT h' know ot for the trial of the Irtrmiin war, nilltr. XKWCACTI.E, lvThb. 20 Three girl, were Injured and Ihrnc'imill bulUlni of tne Oontl Powder company ero burned bete today following an etploilon. VAHIfNOTON-.mr -0. H J. Smith or Ilenlion, Tnl, wti nominated tod by Vreiident U'llion lb be- Unllwl RUIm Itornry (or the eaitcrn dlttrktj of Teiai. a.N!KW Keb. 20-Thn United state (iriln nnrnofstlrtn nnnit.1l I.... that on .March 2 It will rename bujlng of utiuiv ii rrnuiBr iiour oner pun" after a impenilon ot aeixral nurehaio for two monlbt. 1 WA81II.V0T0.r, M, 20. The fint population flcurei for the lOSO.toniui will le Itiund (omorrow night, Iho eeniui bu reau aononneed this attefiioon. The flcures for Cinelnoali end Waihinrlori, t). C. will be announced. . LONDON' . Veb. 20. A diplomatic Alt Pa'ch iroin llerlln toly elates that "un UoubtMljr" the forthcomlnf netotiationi rejrardlne prlienen between Germany ami kotiet Ruitla will denelop into peace ne gotlilloiu. . i . VJ'AtfinN'O.TOX, Feb. 20. Appointment of Cipt. O, 1j. Carden of the United statoa cpait pird and B. 1". Krckej brack of Heat tie wnh , a foreign repreientatlvpi of the .hipping board In guiitli America wa announced today, , WASIUNOTON'.rbT"ap.--.V tlnoro.i. denial that the dVmoeratle tide wa eek n; to delay the trraty in as to Inject It into the presidential camtmlgn was made by ffinalor HltclKock, the administration leader, In tbe aenlte tb Is afternoon. . TOSTO-V, Feb. 20. Xorthem New Kng land today wai literally burled under enow drifta from nine to IS feet high. N'earlyvall of Maine, New JUmpahlre and Vernmnt was trolleylen. Many railroad traLna were stalled In drifts. Highways were impassable.- iftXCOLN, Xeb., Feb. 20. The name ot r.dward I L'dwards, governor ot w .lersey as candidate for president on the democratic ticket Is to be filed with the Nebraska secretary of state within tho next few days, according to announcement hore Uiday. tlAMVH, Tens. Feb. 20-.l)r. 4. A. Poss of IuiTllle, Hy was elected- presi dent of M)Uthorn Alethodltt university of Dallas today after tbe board (uf trustees had aocepted tbe resignation of Dr. It. 8. Hyer, who was maoe president emeritus. LONDON. Feb. 20. ttolihetlk forcen have captured Archangel on the White ses, according to a wlrolese dlspsteh from Moscow today. The "whites" abandoned the town and the troops Joined the Uil faevlkl, the messago declares. LINCOLN. Neb., Feb. 20. Friends of William .1. Ilryan have begun tho circula tion in Nebraska of petitions to plsre his name on the democratic ballot of April '.'0, as a candidate for delegate-at-large to ttho democratic natlooal convention at San Francisco' TAIUS. Feb. 20. (Havasj-For the first time aince the rciumption of diplo matic relations between France and (lor many. Dr. Wllbelm Mayer, tho German charge d'affaires, was present today at a reception to the diplomat! corps at the Klyece palate. - - WAHHINOTON. Feb. 20, One cent post age for local or drop lettcra was ap proved today by the areiato poitoftioe oramltlee, which Incorporated the reduced postage amendment of Henitora Dial, South Oarollna. and McKellar. Tennenee. rtemot crats. In the pol"ce appropriation bill. WASIUNOTON, Feb. 20. Hearings on the Kan) on bill to pravido for the estab lishment of a national labor court will b opened next week, according 'to an an nouncement mdt by Senator Kenyon, chairman of the senate' labor and edura (ion f-ommittpr, today FOIIT WOltTU. TraaT Feb, 20 rWndits blew open safe in a bank at Aubrey, 40 miles north ot Fort Worth last night and escaped with a Urge j.um in cash an,te ruritirs, The previoul night a bank at Khotae, near Aubrey, was robbed of sev eral thousand dollars worth of Liberty bonds. WASHINGTON. Feb. 20 The I70.000,- 000 powder plant st .Vitro. W, Va rot only will be sold on the installment plan for about $8,500,600, but the government will throw In f 0,000.000 worth of loote rnaterlalsfor good measure. Chairman Ors ha rn of the house war investigation rora nittte sain In the homo today, ALniiot'Kitotn;. v. m ft in a million dollar unlverahily for Indians anU wi.iiuu.it,, vi iui c-faiiii-.i uiri ikaia will be located In the southwest by tho inter-church world movement, Dr. Ralph K. Diffendorfer of New York, chairman of the fnter-chnreh missions and survey de partments, announced hern today, WAt1IIN'llTON,'Feh 20T The bill to aulhorfie isle of three large army camps and -to providd for fulfillment of wartime contracts for purchase 'and equipment of numerous other military posts was finally agreed to in ronference todsy and the conference darft was agreed to by the senate. The home Is eapeeted to act within a few Hays. - . ' DDflLlN, Feb 20, -With a lank and two armored srs. the mllitsry , today carried out a raid near (irafton street, where they are repotted to have made several arre.ta The raid followed early morning fights Be tween civilians and police, Jn which a constable was killed and another nonstable and a civilian Were wounded and several persona were arreeled, WASHINGTON," FelT lO.- "niue sky" legislation to drive from .the mails and stock markets sll wildcat securities, Is ea peeted to come from the home Judiciary committee wltbln two weeks. Chairman Volsted has drafted a new bill, a romposito of various plans of legislation that have been submitted by members of the con gress to deal with this evil, WASHINGTON. Feb. 20 An amend ment to tbe Vol it e r prohibition enforce ment art permuting a referendum vote ny the fieopla. on whether the isle of 3 7S per rent beer and light wlnea shall be permitted. Is proposed in a bill introduced In the home by Representative Monahan of New Jersey, lis will iosist upon action on the but by me juaieiary commute. LONDON. Feb. 20, The prince of Wales' espreaaed desire to see Cslifornla will be gratified this spring, according to plans for tils Australian trip, announced today. He will sail on the cruiser, Renown early In March, reselling i-'in Diego, (lal. March 31. Considerable time will be spent In Californls waters, the Renown not sill ing for the orient until early in April, i OKLAHOMA Cm lb. SO.--Secretary Last of the department of the interior will not attend tae stste utilities convention to be held here March P. 10 an, 11 but will be represented by two technical es parts front the bureau of mines, be said today In a telegram to Ronresentatlve Scott Ferris. The secretary ssld bis espeeted eirly, retirement from the cabinet made It Im possible for him to leave hli office at tho tunc of the convention. HOLD 2 SESSIONS IN FIFTH DISTRICT Embry Followers Go Out When Hamonites Take Control. DELEGATION ECTED! n Committee Rules Against Embry on Delegates Select-' t ' cd in Oklahoma City. NO STAND 0fJ PRESIDENCY No Candidate Is Endorsed; Two Set's of Delegates Go to Chicago. Uy Assisted Trees 8U Wire. OKIAIIOMA CITV, Feb. 10. Two sots of dolegntcs, both tinlnstructed as to presidential nomination, but otto set- Instructed for Jnlto K I In in on of Ardmore for republican national committeeman and tho other for John Kmbry of Oklahoma Olty, woro chosen today by tho Fifth district republican convention as the resuii or a spin over tno seating of tho uKianoma county delegation which was awarded to Hamon by tho district committee ami tho call ing to order of tho convention by District Secretary Chris Hockor of Cleveland county, which tho Unibry supporters said should havo been called by Hugh Henderson of l'ur cell, district chairman, Tho Kmbry supporters withdrew from ther convention nnd convened In tho district court room of Judge H. D. Old field, wherij four delegates with half n vote each woro chosen and resolutions condemning Hamon wore adopted. Tho delegates elected arof W. H. P. Trudgcon and Mrs. Frank orthup of Oklahoma county and Chris Madison and Mrs. J. O. Pearson of Logan county. No alter nnlcs wero selected, the delegate iin-si-ni in tne national convention bnlni- nltthnrivnrl trt r-t,at thn untn.'aT of the wholo delegation. Charlos B.T uoodw.n w.vs nominated presldenUa. cuiivi-iiiiuii toniroiiea Dy Hamon elected as delegates Seymour a. Price of Oklahoma City and Fred Hoed of Cleveland county, with Lin coln McOulro of Murray county and Mrs. Noillo Bcothorn of Oklahoma county ns alternates. Hugh Hender son of McClaln county was nomi nated as. presidential elector by this convention. Tho Haninn convention olocted J, H. Norton of Oklahoma county as its chairman and, the LOmbry convention olocted Johndams nf Inigan counfy us chairman. NEELY'S SLAYER DIES A. A. TruskeU, Cliarged With .M tinier of Oil .Mn it anil Trial Four Times, StirvMimlM at Cnnoy, Kan. INDUPHNDBNCB, Kan., Feb. 20, A. A, Truskt(, slayer of John D, 8. Nrely, oil man of Caney, Kan., died a( (yiney today, according to word reqelved hore. ' Tho killing of Ncoly took place lanuary 7, 1911. nt Caney. following i quarrel over an oil lease. Truflkott was tried four times on a chuYgo of milrdor. Tho first trial resulted In a vordlct of second degree murdor, but tho enso was remanded. At til n second and third trlaLs tho Jury cduld not agree. Tho fourth Jury acquitted him on a charge of murder on tho ground that ho was insane at tno time or mo snooting. Truskott then was sent to tho statu prison for confinement In (ho ward for (ho criminal Insane. The trials nnd court nctlon nt- traded muoh interest, anil Miss Eliza Poarl Truskott of Kansas City, n niece of Truskett, took up tho fight to obtain the relcano of her unclo. A bill was Introduced In (hn Kansas legislature In 1916 to amend existing statutes so tho governor and tho board of corrections would have (ho power to grunl paroles to thoso ad- juilgetl criminally Insane. t allowing pafcKigo or tno mil aiihs Truskett appeared beforo tho board ui uiiii luiiuiin in iM-uaiL iil nt;r iinuio, with tho resul that Truskott was given his freedom. MORRIS WILLING TO HELP Secretary of Stato Would Serve. Soloiw Without Owl. Dy Aieociated Press Slate Wire. OKLAHOMA CITV, Fe.b. 20.- -Joe H. Morris, secretary nf state, today offered his servico to fjovcr.nor nob. ertson to net as secretary of tho scn- a(o during tho special scsflon. Ho said ho wns going to cut down tno ex panses of the session. In offering his services, tho state secrotar said that if, fho session is shdTt he can till tho placn of senate secretary, messenger nnd calendar clerk. He held tho position of senate clerk for threo consecutive sessions of (ho legislature, s U. D., C. GOES TO ARDMORE Carter (Vtunty In-pnrlns (o Kntcr taln (ho Old Veterans. -rVltpMOltK, Feb, 20,At a iolnt meeting of (ho Confodor.Ke Vo(erans Hnd Daushtws of tho Contedoracy, held hero today It was decided to hold tho state reunion of these two organlxatlons In Ardmore on Juno 9, 10 and 11 Ardmoro entertalrjed thr loint re union in 1906 and again In 1911 and tho olty will attempt to make the 1920 reunion Uie grcatuu ever held In tho state. s Baker Is Talked of as Possible Choice to Succeed Lansing 4A PeS Newton 1. linker, STi'lnrj of War, Secretary linker Is being talked of as a possible successor to former Heo rotury of Stato ltobnrt Uinslng, who quit sftcr a. row with tho president. In Washlnglon Mr. Baker's nnmn In mentioned frequently In that connec tion. Acting Secretary Frank I I'olk Is montloncd, hut his health Is given as n. reason why ho may not accept if tendered tho appointment. Ambas sador Davis nnd Ambarwador Wnl Incc,, respectively of tho Loudon and Paris posts, aro nlso mentioned. TAFT INDORSES THE OPEN SHOP Ex-President Declares He Is Notl Opposed to Union Labor. 1 pAQJQJVJS gQpp Distinguished Speaker Says Workers and Capitalists Always Will Quarrel. "I am for tho open sliop'," de clared William Howard Taft In his address 'at tho Convention hall here last night In -which ho dlscusd "Labor, bolHhevlsm, and tho soviet system rf government" beforo nn audlenco of savwal thousand. "I am not opposed; to union labor' ho continued, although In his 11 yoars of Judiciary experience ho had acquired that reputation ho, said from tho numerous Injdnotlotis thai he had foajnd It necessary to Issue againn labor leadors who had dis regarded tho law und who had to bo lodged in Jail. "Unions wo have labor unions in oftr soolnl order in this duy wo' can not Justify tho situation to our work ing men. Organization on ti p.irt of tho working men aro imperatively essential In order that uioy limy -moot and deal with their esrmiloyers on the tmo level," ho doclarod. Tho formor president defined tho "open rrliop" as tho whop in which both union and non-union men worked auoposod to tho olosed union shop whoro a contract provUdod that nono but union men ouuld bo hired and as -opposed to tho clonev) non union shop whoro the snnployor ro fused to hire any but non-union workmen, , "In my Judgment tho only kind of a shop that under our social system ought to "have any placo in an American community Is tho oncn- shop in which neither union nor non-union men aro denied their legal right to labor," ho said. According to tho speaker, efforts lo end the controversy oo.ween cap ital and labor will always be futile, "Wo will always havo tho coMro. versyylwUjveen the employers and tho employes. Always will there bo that question of how much of the prod uct of labo? belong to thu omiiloy .-r and how much to Uin inanavho does tho work, Our effott houM not ne wasted In nttempts to rrinovn the dlcajTi'tnivUt, but we should direct cup endeavors nt securing a Jiut, peaceable, r-tlKfactory adjustment of the adverse interests." ' Stimulated collectlvn hnriralnlnir Lhe urged as the moans to that end. declaring tnat inn ortcner tlk'it the opposing groups -ramo tognther to bargain and to discuss (heir griev ances with each o(her tho ensler It would bo to Improve tho understand- ing between them, to remove tho sus picion qc each for tho other, oilm CONTINUED ON I'AOB ELEVEN. Boundary Dispute Is to Be Settled bu a Federal Commission My Associated Tress Slate Wire. OKLAHOMA CITV, Feb. 20, Appointment of federal commis sioners 40 take charge of the dis puted Ited'rivcr oil properties until claims of Texas and Oklahoma (o (he lands havo been se((ed, will bo appointed by tho United States su premo emiirt on March 1 Attorney Contra! S, P. Free Hug was advised today. On the same da(e tho attorney general of Texas .will flln his answer In the court to the suit in stituted by Oklahoma for posses, slon of thn lands and settlement of the boundary line between the two utulcs, it was announced- WILSON REFUTES 1 SHIP AGREEMENT Flatly Denies He Made Any Understanding With Tiritish. -WOULD CREDIT HUNS 'Tentative Proposal Would, Ho , imbursc Huns for Surplus Over U. S. Losses. BILL OFFERED TO STOP SALE Measure Goes to Senate to Defer Disposal Until Def inite Policy Is Formed. WASHINGTON, Feb. HO. Presi dent Wilson flatty den led today In a formnl communication to the nen uto that ho had any agreement or understanding with llrltlmi orflolals regarding dh-imsltlon of the fleet of former Ocrmnn liners - around whlclt, jilncn they woro offered for sale by the shipping l)iird, has ragod a controversy Into which con Kntii, courts and government agen cies luivo been druvyi.' "Thero is not nor has there beti any nirreement frr uiiderstandlng be twoen tho pri'sldent of the IJttllud States and vfficlals of (lnvit llr-lnlii oonconilng tho tsile nf uio ex-tler-inan cssots III MimesHin of the United Slates," Mr. Wilson said, re npondlng specifically to a rt-solutlon by Konntor llnuulegee, rvpublbim of ConnoeJloul, adopted by tho Hcnal-o, "nor Is thero any agreement or un deTslnmlliiK with respect to what dls ssl(ion shall be mado of (Jieso Bhiim by tho IJnllLSl Stat,eM." "I boll'ivo "tho ubovp inrorirKitlon fully aiiirvscrs thu somite inqulty," ho naid. . To Cmllt (iermaiw, At the satno time, however, and "In order that tho snnalo may by. In posst-oslon'of all the Information thero Is in nny way relating to tho vohwIh In quu.ttron," thn prosldont tru!iHmlU(l a copy of a hlthnrto un imhllshed . tent.tUvo agreement resumed in Pnrls that Germany ovontoally would bo e'rorttted bofore tho reprnt1ons comtmmion sliould congress upprove, with any Htirpliis valuation of the snips in excess of OONTINUKD ON 1'AOKTWO, FARMERS IN POLITICS t -S. . l'nwldnitlnl CnudlilnU-s Will lie Qih-mIIoik (I on Agrlraillurnl Prob leni Oklalioninii on Commit loo WASHINGTON, Feb. 20.- With the appointment of a ixnnmlUrwt of soven prominent farm organizations, lesidors to draw, up a "platform, ' the American 'farmer as ropresmtod in the national board of farm organi zations, served noUoo today on pres ent and prospoctive prcsldenti.il can dldales Uia( bo is d'UTfninei to par ticipate actively In the coming cam paign. Tho platform will comi-rlse questions deslgnod to bring il un mlslnkahly (he attitude of ea.-li mn dldate uion matters which agTlcuI turlsts consider of paramount 1m IorUinoi). - if. S,- IlnFroU of Georgia, pMwiclent of tho National Furmriv union, was named chairman of the commttteo. TJio oUior jnpmbors iircludo W. I. Drummon, Oklahoma, roprenonllng tho Intornntlomil Jarrn oongi-emi. "Tlwi cKimmlttee, If I understand tho temper of organised sgrlculaiire," Chairman Ilarr'-tt said, "will dumand a most oomprchuinlvu and utimls. taxable stntemamt of tint polllon of each candidate on qutstlonH espe cially relating to agriculture, Tho farmers will not submit to camou flage, moreover, Die committed will try to determine beforo submitting ilf findings to tho' fiirnmrn Just what ability a atdldata may have to carry out his pro-eloctlon prom ises. Wo must get behind a strong, faithful, long.vlslotied man. None other will suit." ' EDITORS PLAN A SESSION Oklahoma Pnihs .At-Mirln(l,ui to llnlil CoiiH'iitlon May 7-H, By Associated Press Rtste Wire ' OKIMHOMA CJTV. "Feb. 20.' MjnberH of tlvo executive tiomnilttor of tho Oklahoma Press association havo been railed In tuent tho after noon of February 2R, tit (tin office of tjio stato iKiurd of affairs to pre- tKiro a riiflirrnni nf et't-ntu for Oio spring ccmvenlhm'at MoAlrster, K H uronaun, socroiary oi ino association, u-ntiounocd today. A gridiron "stunt" similar to that presented byoorrespondonts nt Wash. Ington, Is planned. Tho McAloHtur convention will be held May 7 and 8. THE WEATHER TUIJSA, Olile. Maslraum, 7S: minimum 10; south winds; elear. OKLAHOMA: Slturdsr and Sunday on settled wMtnar, probibly rain or snow, neeh colder LOUISIANA' Saturday unsettled, wealh r probsbly rsln In north portion, raider in northwest portion Vunday probably rain, somewhat colder AKKANHAH: Saturday and f.'indsy an settled westher, probably rain, colder, KA8T TKXAf: Hstnrdsy cloudy, prob ably local rains, colder lo north portion: Sunday probably rain, colder. WKHT TEXAS i rVaturday probably rain, eseept rain or anow In tbe Panhandle, colder In north portion; L'undsy ucseltlel weather, colder. KANSCABi Unsettled and moch colder n,u,ur mu.., n.mi;, iivu. Wiyf w it n SHOW in north and west and snow o'r rain In southeast portion Engineers and Archive ns Don't forget the luncheon at tbe Kenned r Cafe Batuday, Advt. House to Face Battle Today on Rail Bill Fought by Labor WASHINGTON. Fob 20 Until sides lined up lit thn house today for n big flghl tomorrow on tho rnlli mid riorgnnl.itloii hill. Debate was opened Informally today by both supporters nnd op- , ponenis oi me roiupromiiie, meiis l ...... ....! ..rr..-i. ..e l.il, IU ill,' iiiiiiii i-i,,i in i worn ceitterod In rallying strength. Silpporteis Mif the bill were confident that the iMimpni mlsn would win houso t'ltilorsetlieiit by n niibstantt.il margin. Oppo nents maintained 4ho voto would bo close. The reilnifted hill Is opposed by n mnjorlty of the democrats nnd rby members friendly toward hilsir. Thorn nro nlso mimn ropubllinns opposed lo the gcnnml principles of tho bill, but tho majority of them favored tho inosaurn us It stands, nnd expect with tho aid of at least a scorn of democrats to bring about final passage bcfiirj adjournment Tin en democratic members were the only ones to In lug thn subject nf railroad legislation before tho house today, their discussion scrv. 1'ig to Indlciitn thn final lineup. WILSON POLICIES BITTERLY FLAYED New York Republicans Adopt Platform at the Convention. WANT TREATY ACTION Immediate Ratification, With Lodge Reservations Is Strongly .Urged. Ni:W VOH1C, Fob. 20. Carrying out without chaiigu the program mapped out by party Iculors, tho Unofficial republican statu conven tion cloned today hIIIi tho adoption of u platforii) bitterly arraigning thn national administration und with the recommendation that ' United States Senators Wadsworth tVnd Caldor and NsUhon I.. Miller and William lloycti Thompson bo elected delegate at largo to tho national oonvcntlon at thu spring pitmarlrs. Thu convention was not marked by a single discordant note. John Lord O'Hrlan of llnffalo, who was .elected permanent chair man, delivered a brief address in which hn caustically criticised (he Wilson administration, Twenty women, Including Mrs, Floroncu Knupp of Syracuse, who' was a candldatn for delegate at largo until former Judge Miller, also a rinldent of Syracuse, was inudo a member of (Ue "big four" when Mr. Hoot declined to servo, woro munod as honorary vice chairmen, Imnu'dlato ratification of the treaty of penuo with Uio senate res ervations retaining for tho 1'nltecf States its right to withdraw from the OONT1NUKII ON PAOK HI. 'SMILING JACK' HANGED C'hlcngo (tuiininii Goon to Death and Litre Up (o Nickname, lo l,as( llcprlmc Is ltcfuwI, CHICAGO, Fob, 20.--,Iohn "Sm'll Ing Jack".0'ltrlerrr 2I-yenr-old gun man, was hanged In Cook county Jail thbi morning for (ho murder of Patrolman Itlrhnrd Ilurke, Tlio exoeullon wan delayed nearly an hour when a lust minute request was received from the grand Jury asking to no fi'Hrlen. Tho Jurors re. malnod in thn death chamber and watched tho hanging. O'llrlcn was convicted of shooting the policeman In a gun battle In a naloou. Hn droUicd In court that ho w.im guilty, hut threo days ago claimed that he hud plw.tdrd guilty when tho late "Mossy" Knrlrht of fered to get him off with a two yenr sentence if ho would accept the blamo to shield a relative of Knrlght, Tho pardon board and Lieutenant Ooverngr Oglenby refused to grant a reprieve to investigate thn story. " O'ltrinn lived up to his nlckn'uno of "Smiling Jack' to the Inst. Pcimsiilvama Crude Oil Market Thrown Open PITTS IJtTItGH. Pa. Feb. 20. The market for Pennsylvania crurje nil wns inrown wine open noro touay ny tho announcement of the Joseph Seep Purchasing agency that be. ginning March i it would no longer sell oil to Independent refineries. The reason given was that It did not have enough oil for its own business. Hoover Must Declare to Georgia Democrats If He Is a Candidate ATLANTA. Oa., Fob, 20. -The name of Herbert Hoover cannot go on Georgia democratic presl. dentist preferential primary bal lots In April unless he Is un avoweil democrat, under a ruling made by a subcommltlen of (he stain executive committee. Pell. (Ions in his behalf havo been re ceived nnd tho committee, secre tary was Instructed to write Mr. Hoover and ask If ho could qualify under the ruling that only thn names of avowed democrats can appeur un the primary ballot. lleprcsentallve Illiintiin Tetas, de luiuneed l.i I sir for Its altiudo toward the bill; Itcprcscntatiw lluddhton, AlnlKima, condemned tho hill ns nssurlng thn defeat nf hv member xollng for its pnssngf. mid lteprecentntlvo Itnvhurn, Texas, a member of thn Intnrstate commerce committee thai framed the bill, brought forth rontlnited applause from both sides of tho chamber by mnklug n strong ap peal for adoption of tho conforonco report. AiiNiverltig llepiesentntlvo Hud dlrstou's attack, Mr. Itayburn dn olared that It wns not the labor section to which Stmnel Mumpers and lalior loaders objected. "Thern Is not n man In thli country who could write a bill for tho return of tho ronds that could satisfy Gompors mid his assist ants' Mr. itaylnirn declared. "It hn been hard enough for the com ntUtee to uiiseramhlo the situation nnd It Is wroll for us to remember the labor leaders know Mint If Iho roads nro held for (wo years It means what tho labor lenders want - -government ownership, and gov ernment ownership only," NOTE TO BE SENT TO ALLIES TODAY Wilson's Reply Is Expect ed to Go to London at Once. SITUATION NOT ACUTE Officials Do Not Think Pact Will Havo to Ho With drawn; for Puhlication. fl t The Associated Tress, WASHINGTON, Feb. 20. Prcsl dout WHhoii'h reply to Iho entente pnmiliMfl on tho Adiltlo question prolmbly -will go forward tomorrow, Acting Secretary I'olk conllnued lo study It today and after It ban been put In the usual diplomatic form und has been approved finally by tho presldont It will bo coded und put on the mhlos. . Stato deiiattment officials stotd' fastly rr-fflsed to discuss tno contents' nf thn document, but a feeling of sat isfaction was noticeable In adminis tration circles and ft wns generally understood that Mr Wilson has mado an uiiiDqtilvocablo statement nf the American government's position. While further exchnnges on th subject nro expected. It Is bcllSivod .that with MtjO delivery of tho presi dents note ny Ambassador Uavls at London tho question will have been removed from tho atguinontu tlve stage. Although tho" premiers havo for wurded to Jugo-Slavla In tho form of an ultimatum (he settlement arrived at without tho participation of the United States, It In said they huvo not e.limed tho way to a return to thr) Paris agreement of December I), to which tho United HtutcHMViKi a party. In tltn general belief hero they hate not overlooked suggesting that the American government point tho wny to the' rorrylnir out of nn agreomnt which Itnly holds to bo unaccoptftblc. Officials hero plainly do not re gard (hn (iltustlon (in wit all aoute, nor do they bnllnvn that a condition will arlmi from tho 'exchanges In which the United States ""11 1 luivo lo consider whothor It can lwcoine a party to tho treaty of Versailles. Tho allied answer to (Iwi president seems to havo clarified the atmosphere, certainly to this "extent. It wu definitely settled today that exchanges will not be mado public, at V-iist by Iho American govorn menUuntll after tho president's note nas lieen delivered to tho allies, Whether they shall bo given out liven will dciid upon the wishes of the Ilrltlsh, Kronen and Italian gov ernments. So far ns the United Ptales Is con cerned, thero Is ny dtislrn lo with hold thr notes. In fnat, some officials are rather rtmger for lh liul'lleutldn nil they believe full publicity will strengthen thn American position In Uio nines counlrlcH and clear nwny any misunderstanding whloh may have resulted from tho publication there of only partial summaries of the president's original communica tion ACCIII'I' J'.WNH'S COLLHCriON lrgllila llii-ehet. Paintings Valued at .Million Dollaiy. ItH HMOND Va Fob 20. Notl ficatlon was sent lo Jurtgs Jutin Marion Payne of Chicago tonight that the state by not of the general Hssomblj. accepted thn paintings Of fered by him, which are valued ni 11,000. 000. The list Includes a Mil rlllo, Heubeius, a Iteynolds und -10 other works. Tho olli-ctlon Is ex ponts! to be housed In the confed erate memorial Institute. THOUGHTS TO THINK ABOUT KVBUYI10DV3 AO 14 NT for everything legitimate In every lino of business. Tho World acts for you and for your neighbor with nbsoluto Impartiality through its Want Ad columns. Telephone Osag f5000 and nsk for a World Want Ad hiker. Ordor your Want Ad printed In The World and within a few hours thousands of renders In Tulsa and vicinity will bo rcudlni,- It. UNIVERSAL ARMY SERVICE IS VOTED House Committee. Gives Approval to Principle of Plans. METHOD NOT DECIDED Details of Rill to Be Worked Out Later; Proposal Wins hy Narorw Margin. DEFEAT IS SEEN IN HOUSE Opponents of Measure Pre dict It Will Never Pass; Senate to Act. WASHINGTON, Fob. 20.- -Hnl-verwi) military training ns a pnr( of thr.Vuttiru military policy of tho t'nll'ifd States was approved In prin ciple today by tho houso military committee, whloh decided by a mar gin "f two voles Unit the army re organization hill should make pro vision for ouch n plan, effective m July, 1922. The close oommllteo voto of 11 to 9, coming ns a climax of a three hour debate isf executive sewilcm, was regarded as Indicative of tho bltterflght to ho made in tho hous i when thn rrorgunzallnn measure irols (ho right of way. Opsncnts of universal military training confl dently predicted they would win out whon tho pronoml reaches thn house. The satiate also must vote on tho IroubloHonio-question ns Its reorganization bill, now pend'ns, In cludes suoh a provision, Nro Potent Ahead. Opponents of tinlvornut training In Mm commltte.n lUibato doolarcd re porting tho propontl was usciees be cause of thn ilemocrutlo caucus hav ing gone on record nslilnsl it sntl Willi many reputillcanH, including Floor leader Mnndell openly against tho Hclienio, Opinion ns to tho coun try's reception of the plan varied with tho sentiment of its supporters and opponents. No details of tho plan warn de cided on by thn oomnilttce, this be ing referred lo a subcommittee, tho mujorlty of whom oppose tho pUn In principle. Tho t-ommitlee refused lo leave lh.o question of details to u i)ommlslon of nine, Including threo senators, threo nienibers of tho pub, llo und threo lKrsons appointed by thn president, but committed mem. ncrs Indicated that the (subcommit tee, mlirllt r r n n , I ...... t. ----- - uv v.tu uini r,i,i,ii action bo followod by tho full com. mltteo, mn vn .u..ni.... With tho comm1tU)o doclsoon ns to universal tralnlnir out of (hn v .' tho mjbstnnco of tho tinny reorg.ln. Izntlou bill practically was com pleted. Tlio main duration awnitlmr Bottlemcn( Is (ho future of (he na tional guard, which oonvnilttrsern-ii suld noon -would bo dlsitosod of, Iea- irg oniy a ti.ia its. itdlng the text of thn bill to bo -worked out The vote In tho houso was along bipartisan lines, throo , democrats Joining with eight rpulillruns in mittiw the training plit'n through, l'our reinihllcans and flvo domocnits opposed it. Those vollncfor gone .il (raining were: Kn.hu, California. Green, Vermoiiti Cragiw Peinnsyl vanla; Hniif6rd, New Vork, Miller, Washington; Morln, Pennsylvania. James, Michigan, and Fuller. Mas. sachusetls, republicans; uml CUld well, New York; Olney, .Massiiichu sotts, ajid Flshor, Tennesoe, domo craw, Those opposing wero: Anthony, Kunsm; MciCenitle, Illinois; Hull, Iowa, and Kmrrw. Ohio, republicans. and Dent, Alabama; Klnlils. Ken tucky, guinn, Mlsslsrtlirpl; Wise, Georgia, and Harrison, Virginia, democrats. TO PROBE "COFFIN TRUST" Illy Cltltt-n MUh Gntrnior That Solon liivrstlgnto ICmhnlmers. Ily Assoclsted Press Slate Vlre. OKIsAIIOMA CITV, Feb, 20 Leg islation dealing with the alleged 'roffln trust" lit Oklahoma wns asked of Governor Itoberlson today by Jl A. Ilrlgg of Illy, who nsked thn gov ernor lo submit this matter to tho special session next week. Brings de dares coffins aro so expensive "that an ordinary man cannot afford to die " Urlggs also suggests that tho state ronvicts bo sent to work mnklhg cof- uns. declaring inn state could sell them nt a reasonable profit nnd do better than making binding twine. PROTEST NEW GASRATES IVileriiiloii of Clubs nt Cnpllnl Op- K)-s Higher Srheiliile. fly Associated Tress Hlste Wire, OKIHOMA CITV, Feu (I, A protest wan filed today wUh 'ho ro poratlon commission by i. e ex-- itive tioard of tho dry fe' ration if women's club against 'lowing (I Oklahoma Uss Ac Uleri-i 'u nn in crease In rates. Tho pro teat as "t .r gal rompanv has mado a big In'icaso ' rnle without adequate si nice Wc agree Mint a H, 10 or I,", per mm in rcim might tie Lilr, bin we ivinno ree tin Justice In allowing a mnr- tlun Sl per oent Increase In price " Itrfrrrndut" on S'uffrugr, niCHMONI), Vn 1- i0 -The Virginia stato senate tod, rdeil n to 11 to refrr the tr i.r of I .tit I ration of iho fedre i v r n -frag nmendmert to thr vi ' ' at n son cral referendum.