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VOL. XV, NO. 8.
TULSA, OKLAHOMA, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 6, 11)20.
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jlT' AvrnAcit: sworn nkt paid )
l CmCl.TLATlON c0 i(f
Several of Its Players to
He Indicted as Crooks
By Grand Jury
BENNY KAUFF IN 6LEAR
Zimmerman and Chase Only
Giants Ever Mixed in Game
Throwing Says McGraw
NEW GOVERNMENT PLAN UP
Civilian Control Proposition
to Be Put Before National
League Owners Today
01111' oo. Oct. c. Hvldenco
hdi rffl, lain In t lie state's attor
ney's office salil would result in the
ir diriment of several National lcnKUo
b u o all players, nan Riven tho Cook
loumy grand Jury today by players
.md ( lib officials who testified htho
Inquiry Into the baseball srnndnl.
Tin re will bo no Indictments for
ten days or more, however, for tho
Jury adjourned after today's session
fjbje ( to call and l not expected
to n convene until nfter the world's
etic Adjournment was taken be
ratine It wan Pound several witnesses
f hc.Iule d to testify aro attending the
John McCJraw, mutineer of tho
ew York Olnnts, Charles Stoneham,
ircMert of the olub, Ilenny Knuff,
cutfleldfr, Larrv Doyle, second base,
man. Fred Toney, pitcher and
Tra.ncr McKall, Hughey Jennings,
Dftrdt manager, John Dubuc, To
ledo plteher, and "Kid" Oleason, C'hJ
cago Wbl e Sox manager, testified.
Knuff mid Toney Clenml.
The N'ew Yorkers' testlmory cen
tered about activities of Heinle Zim
merman and Hal Chase In connection
with alleged frame "throwing" nnd
tended. McGrnw said, to clear Kauff
nnd Toney of participation wjth any
crooki d work.
Kauff nnd Toney told of offers
mado them by Zlmmermnn to
"threw"' frames. Knch raid he re
fitted the offer and reported It to
McClraw and Stoneham. The latter
two corroborated this testimony.
McGraw again denied gambling
had anything to do with tho release
of Kau'f to Toronto, Raying it was
due to th" fact that Kauff's playing
t'umNd when he began worrying
over eb .rges mado ngnlnst him that
ho had received a stolen automobile.
Offered Itonnv Sl'J.'i a flume.
"Chase and Zimmerman aro the
only men who ever played on my
CO.VTlNt'KU 0. 1'AOi: FOUHTEE.V
ARMY FUND IS $12,500
Directors nf iirhc Ray Purses of
Salaried People Coiietrlhutcil
Tue.Mlny to Fund InvmiM!
From tho purses of salaried peoplo
of Tutta carro yesterday tho major
ity of tho contributions which
brought the Salvation Army cam
paign fund to J 12,500, directors of
the drive say. Many of tho donoca
were women eomu employed wom
en who could 111 ysparo -what thu
Solicitation will continue until
J 50.000 and assiiranco of a boarding
home for girls is secured this Is
the rally cry of campaign workers.
It Is Just a question of soclng tho
people, I. a. Long.-canvpaign man
user . said yesterday. "We will work
until we go 'over tho top.' "
Special to tho World.
Toml lUilsiti iii stntp, 510,)0.
OKLAHOMA CITY, Oct. 6. A to
tal of (46,000 has been raised In tho
state In tho Salvation army drlvo.
A. N. Lrescruft, president of tho
Mnto advisory board announced to
night. Tulsa still leads all cities.
Felix uIbji to lnv Mexico.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Oct. 5.
Felix Diaz, nephew of former Presi
dent Porflrio niaz of Mexico, will
leave Mexico on his own volition at
onxo, according to a telegram re
ceived by Mexican Consul T. It. Ilcl
tnn vf Mexico C'i'y late today, Tho
telegram states that Diaz will not
bo expelled from Mexico, but .will
leave by agreement with tho Mexi
can government, which will glvo
guarantees for his safety and pro
tection while in Moxlcan territory.
55 Days Without Any Food,
MacSwiney Clings to Life
B Tin At,cltil lriu.
LONDON. Oct. 6. Tho condition
of Ternnco MacSwiney, lord mayor
of Cork, Incarcerated in Brixton
Prison, remained unchanged tonight.
This was the 55th day of his hunger
Authentic! Information ruirardlnT
MaeSwlnoy's fast continues to bo
confined to statements from thu
home office and tho moro elaborate
buiictlna from the Irish suit deter
Inquiries today brought word that
neither government officials nor tho
MacSwiney family bollovo tho" pris
oner ia In lminodiuto daugcr of
On tho contrary, lcaguo officials
Mld they thought that, although tho
mayor won much exhausted, "caro
ful nursing" would rostoro him to
normni should his releano bo effect
ed within a fow days,
Tho (famo Informants expressed
no opinion that tho mayor would
Jib nblo to withstand tho effects of
nl' nbstlnenco from food for
'quite uorno time,"
Lynch 3 Blacks
McCLU.VNY, Flu.. Oct. C
Three negroes, ltnyfleld Olvens,
Hen Olvens, and Fultoe Smith,
charged with being Implicated In
the murder of John Harvey, well
known young farmer of Baker
county last Saturday night, were
taken from the Uaker county Jail
by u band of armed men nt l
o'clock thlH morning nnd lynched.
Sam Duncan, another negro,
was found shot to death In Me
C'lcnny Inter In the day. It Is not
known whether Duncnn was Im
plicated In tho murder.
Tho negroes removed from tho
Jail wero tjikun to tho outskirts of
McC'lenny, tied to trees nnd shot
Jim Olvens, thu negro who is
charged with actually firing tho
shots which killed Harvey, es
caped immediately after tho shoot
ing and Into tonight wus still at
large. Posses nro on his trull.
Harvey was shot to death ut
-Knabb's Turpentine, ramp about
10 miles northeast of McClenny.
After the killing, thu negroes
csenped, but three of them woro
captured nnd lodged In the county
Jail. Although feeling rnu high
ngalnst them, It wns not believed
attempt would bo mndo to lynch
them as tho negro charged with
the actual killing was still nt lnrso.
No further trouble Is expected
unless Jim Olvens is enpturcd.
ON HARDING TRIP
Nearly 100 tlckotn have nlready
been sold to thoso who Intend to
board the Harding iipcclnl train for
Oklahoma City at l o'clock Satur
day morning, It woh roportod from
Harding and Coolldgo hoadquartors
today, where reservations are being
made, Tuesday afternoon. M. U,
Fle.vher, In charge of arrangement,
said plans nro being perfected rnp
Idlv nnd that only a few details
remain for attention beforo the
train pulls out.
One womnn rushed Into headquar
ters Tuesdnv morning, mndo ti res
orvatlon for herself, 'and beforo
leaving, assured . o. Lingo, chair
man of tho Tulsa county republi
can central committee, tint she
would obtain reservations for nt
least 100 of her nrqualntnncc.i bo
fore Wednesday night.
"Wo hope that everyone that In
tends to go on the trip will mnke
reservations early.'- Fle.iher said.
"Mcst of the names should be In
not Inter than Thursday night be
fore If possible. Wo would like to
know before Frldny Just how many
nre going. Of course, there will be
a few who will not know until Fri
day whether then enn accompany,
but tho majority know now. and tho
arrangements committee earnestly
requests them to make reservations
One roach will be, reserved for
colored people who wish to make
the trip. Indications now aro that
this coach will be well filled.
"Persons of other political faiths
need fear no reluctance in going on
the Harding special," R. linger
ICrmii. chairman cf the arrange
ments committee, declared. 'This
will bo the only opportunity for Tul
enns to hear Harding unless they
should be In some of Oio other oltles
on hit short Itinerary when he
speaks there. Wo do not expect to
tako less thnn H00 nnd we hope l.noi)
Tulsann will avail themeelves of this
chance to hear Mr. Harding."
The special trnln will, reach Okln
homa City about E o'clock Saturday
afternoon and return from 11 to 12
o'clock the snrao night, depending
upon the length of tho Harding
WiuiW "Working Majority."
CHTCAOO. Oct. 5. In a pica for
suprort for republican senatorial
candidates, John T. Adams, vice
chairman of the ropubHrnn national
committee, tonight mild tho party
was assured of a majority In thp
next congress, but Is not assured of
".a good working majority." He
characterized, a "good working ma
jority" n a nutJoTlty cf nt least 12.
Tho homo offlco withheld com
ment on theso possibilities. "So far
as wo know, , ho Is receiving no
food," remains tho only government
reply to quorlcs, nnd tho question
as to whothor the government hns
taken measures to Insure Its know
ing, should attempts bo mado to ad
minister nourishment, meets with
the official rejoinder; "Government
ngents aro always in attendance, nt
the prisoner's bedside."
Tho public Is watting with Inter
est tho denouement In tho caso.
Opinions regarding tho sincerity of
the two factions and tho ultimate
outcome, however, nro not one sided.
Many observers accept as a cornplcto
Irish nationalist contention that
the fast Is merely nn Illusion of the
snnremncv of tho mind over tho
hnriv nnd that export nursing nnd
tho vlllgatit watch maintained for
tho detection ana quick ireumi'ir.
of threatening complications nro
niitvtnir n.n lmnnrtunt part in Mac
Swlncy's suprlalns demonstration of
'Want to See You Win'
and 'Want League Beat
en' He Wires Nominee
LEAGUE UP THURSDAY
Senator Will Discuss This Is
sue in Speech at Dcs Moines
On That Day, Is Plan
STARTS TRIP WEST FRIDAY
In Chicago Tonight, Then On
to Iowa; to Return to
Mnrign from O. C.
MAlttON', Oct. C Senator War
ren G. Hnrdlng lins received per
sonal assuranco from Senator Win.
K. llornh, one of tho penco treaty
"lrreconcllables," that ho Ivy not
withdrawn from active participation
as widely reported.
Senator Harding today mado pub.
llo a telegram recclvcL from the
Idaho senator In which no said ho
would continue to work for Hard
ing's election and the league's de
feat In his "own way."
Wim In to Sou llimllng Win.
Tho telegram to Senator Harding
"In view of tho reports, I wish
you to know my speeches In tho
future will be along tho snmo
lines as nt Dayton and In tho
senate. I want to sco you win
and I want to see lenguo scheme
defeated. In my own way I shall
devote my time to tho achieve
ment of both propositions.
(Signed) WILLIAM K. HOItAH."
At Harding headquarters hero to
day It v.." Atatcd that this t.do
grani, together with Hiram John
son's utterances In California effec-
luauy put ai rest win wiuciy circula
ted reports thRt the two senators
had forsaken tho Harding rauso bo
causes of dissatisfaction with Hard
Ing's attitude on tho lcaguo of na
To illscii.sg Lciigmi Thursday.
In this connection. Senator Hard
ing will, at Dcs Moines, on next
Thursday, deal with some aspects
of tho league Issue, as raised by
President Wilson In his whlto houso
statement of yesterday. Asked to
dny to comment on the president's
statement. Senator Harding ald
"I shall have nothing to say
touching on tho lenguo of nations
until my Des Moines speech on
Thursday, when I expert to devote
some attention to tho matter."
Harding schedule, and, the senator
planned to devote most of it to pro
paring tho speeches ho will mnke
on his western trip which starts to
morrow. It is planned to lcavo Marlon
Wednesdav forenoon, gottlng Into
Chicago lato in tho afternoon and
leaving thero tho saino night for
Des Moines. Senator Hnrdlng will
spenk In Omnhn Thursdny night,
Kansas City Friday night, nnd In
Oklnhoma City on Saturday rrtght,
riturrlng to Marlon from tho latter
Placo. , ,
Cnmpnlgn Managers OptlmUtlc.
Senator Harding spent considera
ble time today In consultation with
Campaign leaders Hays and Daugli-
Hnth Mr. Hays and Mr. Dougherty
expressed satisfaction with tho cam
paign situation, reiterating their
previous predictions that ono of the
largest majorities In tho nation's
history would be recorded for tho
republican ticket. Mr. Hnys de
clared democrats woro preparing to
concentrate on tho league lssuo bo
causo they fid fulled to mnko head
way on any other and that President
Wilson had assumed active leader
ship of his party for tho final month
o ftho campaign.
Tho chairman aascrtcd v.illlngncr-,
of tho reiibllcati organization- to
face that situation.
It also was mado known that Her
bert Hoover's nrtlvo work for tho
republican ticket would begin Satur
day night with an address at In
dianapolis. On Ortobor 14 ho wIlU
speak at Topeko, Kan.
OKLAHOMA CITY. Oct. 6..
tber nlans for tho recotplon of
otor Harding, republican presl
tlal nominee, when ho arrives from
Wichita, Kan., aSturdny, woro
formed by tho reception committee
at a meeting hero this artcrnoon.
Tho commltteo Intends to doco
rnto tho streots and buildings of Ok
lahoma City with Amorlcan flogs,
Two bands will ho engaged, It whs
nnnouncod. A parade will begin nt
6:30 o clok Saturday evening to lend
tho nomlneo to tho fair grounds,
where ho will mnko a speech nt the
Villous Buy a lliillillng.
KANSAS CITY, Oct. G. An
nouncement was madu horo today
that one of tho largest offlco build
ings In Kansas City, Kan., has been
fcnld to tho international iirotuer
hood ot j oiiermaKcrs, iron wnip
bulldcrs nnd Helpers of America and
will bo converted Into national head
quartersof tho organization.
TULRA, Oct. S. Maximum, lit mini
mum. Ill norlh wlnili. cltar.
OKLAHOMA. Oenrrally (air, modernto
AHKANSAB Wedni'filay and Thura
ilay (air, mu.urale temperature.
Today' IrftrtU Kventa.
notary club, Usui Tulaa, 11, H.
Indians Outclass Superbas;
Sparkling Cleveland Dofcn.se
ioveiesKie uenaers urooKiyn ueipicss; i-nns sinvcr
In Frigid Weather; Speaker and Scwcll Star
NUW YOItlv, Oct. 5. Tho Cleve
land American league club doilHivo
ly defeated the Ilrooklyu National
by tho score of 3 to I In tho (list
game of tho 1320 world nerles here
The victory, which wns fur nioru
Impresslvo than tho score would In
dicate, wim won by perfect team
play, sparkling with brilliant in
dividual work on the part of tho
Indlnns, which made efforts of tho
Superbas dull by comparison.
Tho opening contest wiui witnessed
by n throng of baneball enthusiasts
which tested but did not overflow
the normal preclncta of Kbbet's
According to the official figures
of the national comnilsitlun, 23,r73
persons paid admission to the
Hrooklyn park, while at least an
other thousand can bo added when
i he newspaper men and other
semi-official representatives aro in
cluded. The gnto receipts were nnnounced
as 79.019. In both attendance nnd
cnto receipts these figures surpass
the best Individual game record
made at Hrooklyn In tho series of
Weather Very Cold.
The game wasplaved under con-
CLASH IS LIVELY
Presdent Denies Promise
to Send Military Aid
SENATOR CITES RECORD
Points to Stenographic Copy
of Wilson Statmcnt at
Paris Peace Mooting
.WASHINGTON. Oct. r President
Wilson today wrote to Senator Spen
cer, republican, Missouri, that the
statement recently made by the sen
ator that tho president had prom
ised Amcrlcnn military aid In Ku
manla nnd Serbia In tho evelit of
tho lnvilslnn of those countres was
"false." Senator Spencer's nddress
wns delivered In Missouri nnd when
It wnn cnlled to Secretary Tumulty's
attention, Mr. Tumulty gavo out a
statement to correspondents of St.
iouls newspapers declaring that tho
senator's statement wns "absolutely
and unqualifiedly fulse."
Senator Spencer In turn Issued a
statement saying tlmt ho did not
bellevo the president had authurlzod
such a denial.
Tho president's letter wns In re
ply to this statement. It follows:
"Senator Selden Palmer Spencer,
"St. Iiuls, Mo.
"Hnvo Just been shown your
statement that my sernotary's de
nial of tho previous statement by'
you that I had promised Amcr
lcnn military aid to lluinnnlatiH
and Serbs was Issued by him with
out my knowledge and sanction
nnd that you did not for a moment
bellovo tlint 1 had made any such
denial or that tho matter was ever
called to my attention. I wish
to state that your statement was
called to my nttenllon by Mr. Tu
multy and that I requested him
to Issued the dentnl to which you
refer. I rcltorato tho denial.
Tho statement mado by you was
(Signed) "WOODHOW WILSON."
Senntor Spencer Hits Hack.
ST. LOUIS, Oct. f. United ritatca
Senntor Foldnn P. Spencer lHte to
day replied to President Wilson s
doutal that he had promised Amort-
can military' nsidstnnco to P.oumanla
and Serbia In event of Invanlon of
those countries. The prr.mdent s
denial was provoked by n recent ad-
drkbs of Mr. Spencer In whlclv the
senntor, In effect, declared tho presi
dent had nuulo such a promise.
The Hcnntur'n roply In part fol-
"I beg to nclinowicdfo receipt of
your telegmm of October C in
which you drY.y that you promised
American military aid to Itounrnn
Iftrw and Serbs and that tho pre
vious denial, which Mr. J. P.
Titmulty had made, wns nt yrmr
request, Tho statement of yours
to which I have oftun referred in
my nddrcHsrn was tho statement
In the stenographic notes of tho
eighth plenary session of tho
rO.VTINt'KU ON I'AOK JJIOIIT
White and Negro Soldiers
At Leavenworth in Battle
LKAVKN WO ItTI I, Kan., Oct. E.
Threo men wero Injured severely
enrly today In a fight between
about 300 whlto. and negro sol
diers etntloned nt tho loenl mil
itary establUinent, nccordlnff t
nn announcement lato today. At
tho army hospital, It wa said that
the Injured, two whlto soldlera
and ono negro troopo, would re
cover The fight Is said to havo ntartcd
last night when n negro soldier
pushed a whlto ono off tho uldo
wulk of a down town afreet. Later
Game by 3 to 1
Behind Masterly Pitching of'
dlilons far from being Ideal, for
luiscbn,!. a stiff north wind blew
in nf a cold grav sky and the teni
per.ituro was ri-mlnlvent of foot
ball rather than America's Ki'ent
summer sport. Ho cold did It grow
as the contest developed that the
frigid atmosphere appeared to chill
tho enthusiasm of tho speelaloiN and
as Cleveland cheeked each effort of
the Hrooklyn players to become n
real far tor in the battle the cheering
and looting faded, until only occas
sional bursts of applause rewarded
Thi- hluh wind also played havoc
with the fielding of fly bulls, of
which there was nn unusual num
ber. The gain cnrrled the falling
sphere In wletd spirals which caused
tho waiting fielders to elrelo about
under the bill like a retriever locat
ing n wounded li'rd. It wns th's
Inability to Judco properly tho direc
tion nf the descending ball Hint
piued the way for Cleveland's first
Indians Woro the Ilest.
Ilecnrdliss of wind or weather,
however, there remains no question
In the minds of the funs as to which
learn played the better ball, lloth
the team and Individual piny of the
winners wns superior to that of
ciiNTiM-ion ns l AtiK liidiiT
F0RDNEY TO SPEAK!
IN TULSA TONIGHT
Senator Who Helped
Frame Oil Laws Here to
Aid Republican Ticket
HELPED OUT Oil GAME
Was Closely Ass6ciated With
Gore In Protecting Indus
try in Legislation
Tulsans will havo a first hand op
nortllnltN.to learn Hip .lltltmln n(
the republican party on methods of
laxniiou when Senntor Jainos 11.
Mirdmy of Michigan, delivers an nil
dress nt Convention hall at S o'clock
Wednesday night. Senator Kordney
will arrlvo Wednesday morning from
i-imuigce, wnero ho spoko Tuesday
night to nn enthusiastic crowd. Ho
will not only explain tho republi
can's fiyslem of taxation, but he will
also give Mime interesting sidelights
upon the national political situation
as viewed from tho republican
Senntor Fnrdncv Is chairman of
tho ways and means committee, one
of th" foremost committees of the
national government, which Tins
charge of ta.vitlon incisures and the
framing of tax bills. Kordncy and
Senator Thomas V. Oore wero close
ly associated nt Washington In the
framing of tax hills that would not
discriminate ngnlnst. but which
would give a squaro deal to tho oil
men of Oklahoma. Kordney nnd
Oore both bellevd tho oil Industry Is
not a flguratlvo football to bo to,od
nnd kicked .around nt the will of n
fow who hnd gained n misconception
of tho Industry's proportions nnd
Oil men of Tulsa and surrounding
territory were largely Instrumental
In bringing Senator lAirdney to Tul
sa, that they might learn, without
making n personal visit to Wtish
Ingtnn. what the republican taxation
Aided Oil, Industry.
'The important part Senntor
Kordney hns played In the past, nnd
the part he can and will play In
tho future cannot be overestimated
by the oil Industry." a prominent
local oil man a dem.ocrnt - de
clared . Tuesday "I personally
know that Pordney nnd Oore fre
quently sought the counsel of each
other In considering taxation mens
ores that peculiarly affect the oil
country. And the oil men of Tulpn
ns well ts thnxo nf nil other oil
country, can be assured that If
Pordney and Oore had not worked
like Trolms the oil Industry would
be In much worse shape than It Is "
Senntor rordney will be met up
on hi arrival and tnken In ehnrge
by n loenl reception commute com
posed of R. nocen Kemp, chairman
K O. Lingo. Ualph R Campbell. K
W. Ilrvnnt Aha J. NIles.N. T. Oil
bert. W. O. Pkelley, John W 01111
land. W C. Stout. John II. Hndlev
St. n FIcsber. O. Tt. McCmIIoukIi. T.
P Kvatis O. A Stelner, I. M. Ad
Mnson. C. P. Younkman. 13. R
Phrrt, Jake Knstnn. Prank R. lam
ent) nrd Clarenco P. VlougW It U
probable that h will bo entertained
nt a dinner Wodnesdny evening be
foro he spenks at Convention hall.
the- disturbance beramo general
and continued until about 3
o'clock this morning. Whlto Bol
dlers raided a pool hall and ob
tained billiard cues with which
to carry on the fight. Tho dis
turbance wns not quelled until
the provost guard waa sunitnonod
from Fort Leavenworth.
Tho whlto soldiers Involved,
military authorities said, aru a
part of tho regular garrison at
tho fort, Tho negroes nro mem
bers of a servtce batalllon at
tached to cvncrol service schools.
AGE CAN'T DULL !
ARDOR OF VETS:
Steps Halting, Eyes Dim,
But Their Spirit Stays
LAST MEET FOR MANY
So They Forget Years and
Live Over in Houston Scenes
of Half Century Ago
HEROES GROWING FEEBLE
All Now Past Three Score and
Ten Murk and Many Have
to Ian on Younger Arms
llOPSTONTeviis, Oct. B. -- Hous
ton tonight wnn host to moro than
8.000 gniy-halred mull, whoso slops
wero faltering nnd whotio eyes were
dim, but whose spirit became young
agiiln as they gathered fur the 30th
nuniinl reunion of the I'nlted Coll
For many of tho old soldiers thli
will be their last reunion and ap
parently all nie minded to forgot'
their ago and ns nearly as pos'd
Ide live over tho scenes of comrade
shin In which thrv participated moro
thnn half a century ago. For then
the cause or tint soutn, iiiiuougn
lost, still Is sacred and whenever
one nf the nutneroliM bauds on the
streets strikes Into "lllxle" or an
other of the tuniH of civil war days,
they let out their rebel yell with nil
the vigor with which they shouted
In I SCI.
All t.'rovWiiK IVidilo.
However, that they hnvo unused
their allotted three score and ten
years Is poignantly evident. With
hardly an exception tuey are reeum
n exception tuey nro reeum
ii y of them, desilt tlMr
i spirit, are dependent ilU
relatives or Hoy Scouts 'in
it ml man
their movements about the city. Of
the Hoy Scouts hundreds hnvo vol
unteered their Bervlees to the vet
erans and may be seen tiny nnd
night directing and guiding tho grU-
r.lrd Visitors about tho downtown
Tho first sefslon of tho Joint re
union of the veterans, tho Sous of
Veterans and the Southern Oonfcd
crated Memorial association, was
held this nfternuon by tho latter or
ganization. Prnctlcally no business
was transacted, the session being
devoted to gretitlnge from the various
organizations with which tho asso
ciation Is affiliated. Oov. W. P.
Hobby of Texas, who was to have
had mndi' a tnlk, wns delayed and
will not nrrlve until tomorrow morn
ing, when he Is scheduled to deliver
an address of welcome at tho open
ing session of thn-Pnlted Confeder
Sims of Veterans Me-!,
The first cession of the reunion of
the Sons of Confederate Veternns
was held tonight Tho annual re
union of the Texas division of tho
Confederated Veternns wns held to
day with nn estimated attendance of
between t.000 nnil 2.000 old sol
diers, MnJ. Oen. R. W. Klrkpatrlck
nf McKlnnoy, Texas, was ro-elocted
At the morning sewnon thero wns a
lively debate over the propriety of
piissing upon a motion introduced.
which Indorsed tho administration of
President Wilson, expressed hearty
accord with tho league of nations
nnd denounced tho republlrnn party.
General Klrkpatrlck, presiding,
ruled tlint tho motion Introduced a
political question and that action of
such a question would vlolatn the
rules of the veternns' organization.
The motion wns tabled.
OIL MAN SLAIN AND ROBBED
Thieves IWIIi'Uil p Hmo Taken
S:i,0ili) Prom It, K (illi' Hotly.
KANSAS CITY, Mo.. Oct. C
"N'lglrt riders"" were blamed today
by police for the murder of 11 I
fllles, wealthy oil operator and for
mer hotel man. whose body was
found yesterday In a ditch nlangfddv
tho Plens.mt Hill road In n unbur
ns, n dltftrlet. He hnd been brutally
shot from behind and his body then
stripped of at! vulualdes. Oil'-H It
reported t have been carrying
Jll.noo In cash, the receipts of u ho
tel transaction, when last seen nllve.
A search Is also made to determlno
whether the oil man had any ene
mies. He cnrrled n card bearing
the name of Stephen Hera, vice pres
ident nf tho Iteynolds ciKnr cnmpnliy
Pittsburgh. Pa. It Is believed Herz
may throw some IIbVoh Olios' pro
RUN OFF IN GEORGIA TODAY
Senator Hardu-lck anil Clifford
Walker Kel;;oTnor Nomination..
ATLANTA. On.. Oct. 5.- tlcorgla
will vote tomorrow In a second prlm
ay to select a gubernatorial candi
dal!), the run over rontestantH being
former Senator Thomas W Hurd
wlek, and former Attorney (Itinera!
I Clifford Walker. The Hcyrjid cam
paign hns almost equalled the first In
nitturnehs, but It is not expected tho
veto will boKa heavy. Indications
seem to point to tho nomination of
Hardwlck, who enmo within four
county unit votes or tho nomination
In tho first primary.
eo renia, r.o casta, 71
'Ctlta. XS ffnta
p. in. Ktnncdy
Vtlirtl ( linlr Wsntf.l Adilrraa lUit
10! A, i-ire Wurltl. Adit.
rUAYKIl JIKIJTI.NO lOMdllT.
By Losing First
imooKl.YN, Oct. 5. Manager
Wilbt rt itoblnson of the Hrooklyn
team deilafd lonlsht his plnyeis
weie nut dlfcouriiKitl oiir the loss
of the flixl nn rnu and aro still con
fident they will win tho serlcH,
While the CUveland plnyorn
deserve nil of the glory and pnUso
that goes with winning the open
ing game. Hie f.ms should not
overlook tho Uioilklyn players.
My boys fought haul and gavo
Cleveland a big scare In tho
eighth. Tho llrookiMi team, With
the exception of Kotieteh 's error,
played faultlessly In the field.
That catch of tlrlfflth's ngnlnst
the right field wall wns one of
tlie most riilnnrkiibln 1 ever saw.
"I will probabl glvo Cleveland
batters some spltbnll pitching to
hit nt tomorrow, ns 1 Intend to
use lliirlelgh 111 lines."
"I will probably glvo Cleveland
wus ns happy an a school boy to
night ant! praised Covoleskle
highly "It was Just a ball game
with hltn," Speaker said In cm
phiislrlug that the plti'her was not
nervous during, tho gaum.
Victory In ' the first gntnn,
Speaker said, la an Important
"Jump" to havo on Hrooklyn and
ho malntnlned thnt with his other
first string pitchers ho has nt least
equal clionccii for tho games to
morrow and tho next day at
PRICE OF GRAINS
Wheat and Corn Contin
ues Downward Trend;
Flour Also Cheaper
CI1ICAOO, Oct. 5. -Wheat and
corn todly repented yesterday's ten
dencies and declined J to ft centa a
bUfltel on Iho Chlcagxi markets.
Outs, barley Mid ryo uIho declined
Liu to no rou KAivm.
Coincident with' when', reductions
came announcements fiom Minnea
polis of further reductions m
flour, now ountntlous lolng $10,80
nnd lll.uu a barrel In carload lots.
Corn declines carried down tho
prlo of-hogs and tho top wan J15.85
with tho average neuter m.
December wheat clor-ed today at
11,19 1-2 compnrcd with ycH'erday'e
f.l.iir, anil December corn Will
3 Sc compared with SG cents yostcr.
day nnd 7-H n year ngo.
October corn was moro active,
longing from 81) 1-8 to 84 1-S and
closing at S3 1.8c, a cent anil a half
under ycHterdio audi far below mo
(1,40 quoted a yiar ago.
DEMOCRATS CLAIM INDIANA
OrgitnlHl 1tilKir for Cox it nil People
In l anr of League Says Iloffinnu.
NEW YOHK. Oct. 6. Indiana's
Id electoral votes will be oast for
Cox and Itonnv-1t, Rdward (1. Hoff
man, secretary of thu democratic
national commltteo, predicted on his
arrival today after a survey of con
ditions In thu mid-western states.
"Organized labor Is for Cox and
with thu league of nations as tho
principal Issue of this campaign, thu
rank and fllu of business and pro
fessional men and women aru going
to vote tho democratic ticket," lie
GEORGE WHITE OPTIMISTIC
Id's Confident Ohio, Indiana,
W. Vn. nnil N. J. liriiiix.'riitln
COLUltHS. Ohio. Oct. 0.- tieorgc
While, democratic national chair
man, who stopped hero today after
a conference with Governor Cox at
Dayton, cUlmed Indiana, Ohio,
West Virginia, nnd New Jersey will
"I confidently predict wo will
carry a great number of western
states and tho border states with
out an exception," Whlto said. "Fur
ther, we have moro than an equal
ebnnco In many of tho otnor
Tho democratic party organiza
tion was slow In getting under way,
White, said, because of lack of fl-
linnets, but Is going nheail "lull
sv.lt g now."
Blame Manufacturers for
Failure of Prices to Drop
WASHINUTON, Oct. 6 I'artlal
resiionslbillty for high prlct H wero
lab) todm on tho trade prattb-e of
rnanufnctuinrs' guarantee against
price decline by those who protest
ed ngalnst the custom nt hearings
before the federal trndo commission.
Mine than 200 spokesmen for bus
Ine"H Interests were present to ud
vlso with thu cominlHatun In formu
lating a policy,
Thu stntemeut that prlctm would
havo gone down In many lima soon
alter tho armistice, had the prlco
guarantee practice been unknown
was Drought out in answer to queu
tlimn by Chairman Murtlock. With
out exception, opponents ofho sys
tem dcclaied their belief hnd been
confirmed hy breaks In commodi
ties whore the practice wna not om-
ployed. He cited tho sugar and silk
market ns typical,
Janus A. Onldsmith of Now York
inpicscntlng the silk association nf
America, said thu guarantee could
be construed In no other Unlit than
ns a means of maintaining "a gen
erally high le e' of prices and mlti
gating tiKaln-t any redu lions which
would havo followed natural opera-
James Grole Succumbs to
Wounds; F. W. Murray
SLAYER TAKEN TO JAIL
Threats of Violence to Police
Chief. 7G Years Old, Dis
pelled Upon Arrest.
MURRAY RESISTED OFFICER
Showed Fight When Being
Arrested and Friend Inter
ceded; Both Shot Down.
.Tntnen Orote, nged 23, died at 9
o'clock last night; F. V Murray,
nlsn 23, Is In a serious condition nt
tho Sand Springs hospital and "H!U"
Frcshour, chief of police at Urlstow
Is under nrrest nil tho result of n,
shooting nt Hrlstow nt lsl5 Tuesday
afternoon when Frenhoilr attempted
to arrest Murray.
Although considerable excitement
prevailed at llrlstnw following tho
shooting, nccotdlng to advices to The
World at a Into hour Tuesday night.
Freshour wnn placod under nrrest
nnd tnken to Sapulpa beforo tho reel
ing reached a high pltclu Tho UrU-
ow chief 1h 70 yearn old.
lloth victims of tho nhnotlnrr weri
rushed to tho Hand Springs hospital
where they arrived nt 7 o'clock last
night. It Is believed Murray will sur
vive. Acotlrdlng' to a. deputy sheriff at
Tlrlotow, who heard tho story of tho
nffalr from tho llpn of tho aged of
ficer. Freshour claims ho won com
pletely justified In shooting.
Sltrruy Attacked Offlivr, Is Claim.
Thu deputy nays Freshour told
Dilm thnt ho approached Mur
kny. nllcgod to hnvn beeii
Rdrunk, to mako tho, arrest. Tha
youth, it is said, resisted and when
p'"rcHhouB laid hand on Murray't arm
inn inner struck the officer and
followed up with nn attack whloh
placed tho old man on tho ground,
It wan nt this point that tho chief
shot, according to tho deputy sheriff.
Orote, It in said, wan a participant
only nn a friend of Murrnv'n who was
attempting to got his acquaintance
home. No explanation In advanced
from Hrlstow for tho shootluir of
Information from DrJstow In to the
effect that thero wan some talk of
Violence upon tho person of Freshour
In behnlf of thn vlollmn of tho shoot
ing but that this talk wns shortly
dispelled In view of tho officor'n age
and through thn fact thn ho was al
most ImmeillafHly placed under
guard of flhorlff Abner Jlruce of
Crook county and taken to the
county Jail nt Snpulpa.
ronrilrtlng Stories Jloeclwl.
Thero wero few eyewitnesses to
thn shooting, according to Informants
of The World, reached' over long
distance tuluphono last night. What
stories thoro aro conflict. Ono ac
count placed blame of tho affair on
an old grudgo said to havo existed
between Murray and Freshour but
this is detilod by fi-lends ot thn of-
ricor. Another wan that when Mur
ray was placed under arrest Oroto
Interceded nnd requested ho ho al
lowed to pny hln frlend'a flno, fore
going n trip to tho Jail. It In alleged
thnt when rfusoil this permission
both men nttacked tho officer who
drew his gun nnd fired.
Murray wan struck In tlio hip, tho
courno of the bullet rannlng down
ward, Oroto wan shot through tho
bowels, according to attendantH nt
tho fiatul Springs innpltnl. Freshour
linn been chief at Hrlstow for four
(Jas Wi-IIh HIohh Upj Ono Dead,
OHRYBNNR. Wyo Oct, 5. Ono
miri In dead, four aro dying nnd
fliruics unchecked nro shooting 2SU
feet In tho air from tho Mldwem
f l:lu (ins well, C5 miles southwor-t Of
rjuln. Wyomlnr, the result of a
Minrk caused by friction of tho drill
ing apparatus Sunday, names can
be seen for 100 miles.
! tlnn of tho la wof supply and
Hllk prices, he said, hnd declined
CO per cent In six months, which
would havo been Impossible had thu
wholesalers guaranteed ngnlnst loa-i
by tho manufacturers. The guar
anty against decline, ho said, also
means plants will bo shut down and
Indiistiy stnennted In order tho
guaranteeing manufacturer will not
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