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VOL. XVNO. .138.
TULSA, OKLAHOMA, TUESDAY FFBKUAKY lo, 11)21.
GULF RESUMES 100 PER CENT OIL RUNS
RELIABILITY CHARACTER ENTERPRISE
LAND IS ARRAIGNED
Y ANGRY SOLONS
Chicago Federal Judge
Bitterly Attacked in
Senate and House
CRANK, SAYS SENATOR
Jurist's Criticism of Hunk,
From Which Youth Stole j
$9G,000 'Bolshevik Dope
EXPECT JUDGE TO SURVIVE
House Juilicinry Committee
Is Likely to Throw Out
Case, General Opinion
El Tha A oclnttil 1'ieas. " I
WASHINGTON. Fob, U. On
Iiargis ' high rlnies anil inlsdo-
meaner I'cuenil ,!u rise If. M. I.1111
t.s of lucago was Impeaehcil In
ht ho i of M'jireaenliitlveH today i
ly ltepre-,entntlio Welty, .denim rnt
t'ohi.. .e.ause ot i,is .-.cvep.an.c
(f the o;dce of supremo arbitrator
lef baeball while still serving on th 1
J In tak j -his step tlie (ililo mem- ,
ircpt as. ile an opinion by At
t'.w) Ucneral rainier tha t Judge
UnJIi was w.thln the law anil that ,
there wax no law making tiueh u
crlrhf either misdemeanor or felony. I
Th opinion was rendered iccently
ty the attorney en.orol on the I
yrltton request of Mr. Welty. who
r.aa qutsiioncti tnn Judge's rlgl;. to
hold belli positions.
Ottawa llunl; Ca-e llrcnllrtl.
Before proceeding to the floor of
the lioue where his charges were
rtad, Mr Welty refused u rctiucst by
Senator Dial, democrat of South
Carolina, to Include In the gcneiul
Indlctmcn statementH attributed to
Judge 1,-indls In refusing t.j Jail a
young Ottawa, 111. hank clerk, uc
(aie of ihi belief that officials of
the tank were resnonslbli for
ri'rn g population by falluto to pay I
Mm a living wage.
Pfitatur Dial, on receiving the
Ohio representative's refusal, an
nounced ho would file complaint
fains- jinKe Lnndis with the tic- 1
par'mfn' of justice and late in tho ,
On)' u't'i M-ri 'he rhiCMgn Jurist on
'h flue' ,,f die i-enatc, ilcscrlblns !
lim as a fn.tk ontl a "crunk."
lllls llol litlU Doctllnc."
The S 'ib '.irollna senator rliar
i'' t'f 1 J.ulB Uiudla siatemcnt
v'i the Onawn bank clerk's em
1 "jers n re, hi a measure, rcspon
n lf fir the youth's theft of JDU.OOO
M '"he m,,i bolshevik dot trine I
'"r h t tl and adtletl that it the
-ctlon (a rn ty the Judge In parol
ir 'he . iTk amounted to eneour
IKfment of s it h acts as those of
ic lent it is striking at tho foun
Va'n in of our government."
There was no comment in tho
hoa.-e when Mr Welty concluded tho
rrading r a formal indictment of
JlJllpft f r.nJI.M I
.milium. n jun own IIIIHIOO,
icus mary In such proceedings.
ind, tment wan refeircil to the
) id .rv lommlttco without debate.
I'm than a third of the members
lrr voted nnd n number nf scat
'ring vrues were liftctl in opposl
"n. Noliody nskeil for a rlniug
mcr.v of Ohio, sitting In the
iront row clapped hU hands, but
i.herw.se there was no Indication a a
to how 'he ho-ise felt.
I'p to Jinllclan ('tnnmlttf'.
The next step will be by .Mr. Welty
0 appeal. poslbly this week,
wrire the judiciary committee, with
en witnevses as he seen fit to call,
to amphfv hl cliargc. The com-
"' uvwuc wiieiner to
m ahead with the cane. I: has tha
Mr to dismhs tho charges nnd so
"Port to 'ho hotiso and adoption of
crh a report would exonerate
jUlSM,in lis of the charges prc
'"'ttl ty Mr. Welty.
waH expressed In house rir
' ,' tnal '"o nHo would be thrown
J fcy the tommlttee. In view of tho
JPnlon he nttonieyeneral. In
nt event, the end would como be
i iJ ?Jur"mcnt of congress March
' Adjournment, however, would
roi atop proceedings should the
iS .i'"1 r,ml Pnnush evidenco to
K"0 Die oaso on to thu house.
r ent proceedings the
'li hrjt ,
'tee acts in a Mml
! Jtlce of the peace,
e i- 'he grand Jury, and. if
ft'ltots, It transmit Its
'ho senate, which bo-
rial t-ourt. It requires
V'I'y vo'o for the house
u v.-i PAtii; KtmiT
w!?11'"0" 'liuior DanlcN.
.Ayi'N'OTON. Feb. H. Score
TL nan'lx received the unique
tZ ':,n'Kl" a farewell dinner
nred him by tho full member-
J""1 n houso naval nffalrs
III ' 'M'uuiy
Kb It -Jimimtim 1. mint
' 'h winili, ti4r
A Tun.lay ftlr AVMnri-Ur
''"' probably rain,
ttit iH Tuwrtay fair: Wrdnnday
Hotel Tulaa, UlS.
Harding Willing to
Pag His Income Tax
Like the Rest of Us
President-elect Harding today
Informi'il Heprcwctitatlvo Iiiir
worth of (Dili) Unit ho till! not !.
Ileve hi) should In' grunted ex
emption frtim paying tin Income
tax on lilrt iicsidoutln! salary.
Mr. Harding wrote Hopresen
tallvo Longworth tn reply I" a
recent letter seeking his opinion
as to what action the limine uys
atnl means committee, of which
'.it1 Ohio representative Is n mem
ber, should luki' on a hill re
ccntly Introduced to exempt the
preHlilrnt from the Income tax
levy, fniler the prevent toieiiuo
law the tax on Ihn presidents
salary aniountH to $ IX, 000.
President Wilson, however, was
exempted from paying the tax
nmler a. ileclKlon of tho Fnlteil
States supreme court lioltllriir
that since the 1'hlef executive unil
feileral Judges assumed office
prior to Jhc enactment of the
present revenue law they wcru
not subject to tho tux.
MEETING TONIGHT i2
ON UNION STATION
Engineers, Junior Cham
, b , .
DCl' UlKl L 1V1C KCprCSCn-
tatives to Combine
MAPS ARE WORKED OUT
Matter Will Also be Discussed.
From Angle of Beautifying j
the City for Future
Further steps' toward realization
of tho union Htatlon project will be
taken nt tho municipal auditorium nt
S o'clock Tuesday night during n
Joint meeting of tho Tulsa chai-tcr
American association of Knglnccrs
and tliu Junior chamber of commerce-
Virtually all civic organlzn-
it'1""1 w"l "c'"1 representatives
taae pari in me ineeiiiiK.
Many .Maps PivMrt'il.
Kichaid I.luyd Joiich will talk on
the clvc aspects of a union station
after which the wtiglncers will take
'chaige of the meeting. Dan W. l'at
I ton, ihalrmnn of the engineers' un
ion station committee, Is to give n,
! i omprehenslve report cf his Investi
gations: 1.. .1. F. Itooney will display
recently prepared maps and plans'
' of grade crossings; City Knglneer C. ,
i ii.. (Irtngs will present plans of the
i proposed new union station and A.
I'. Thmne, architert, chairman of1
the engineers' city pNiuiiing commit-,
tee, will tell how a union station
will fit Into the penorul scheme of,
(Jrlggs recently prep'ired a com
prehensive, report on the union hta
tlon project, based upon his extend
, etl Investigations, ami after meet
'lug and talking with officials) of tho
I Katy, f'anta Fe ami Midland Valley
railroads, he stated rtio total cost
According to the report, the ntutlon
I would occupy property now owned
'anil partially used by the Santa Ke
' railroad at f-i'Coml and F.lgln, and
'won't! Involve the purchase nf a half
.block of prcferty across Klgln west
1 of the Santa Fo's ground.
1 tii ii lsiks Like ii Tin.
' Although union station propa
' gand i has been spread here on
i numerous occasions, at no time pre
viously has so much Interest been
i shown as that exhibited since the
engineers started on a definite
course to determine mo leasioiiuy
of tho project ami Its approximate
cost- The movement has ben en
dorsed by all civic organizations he-
fore which It was presenteu, am
special committee. worn nppoluted
to nssist ami meoi wnn me oiiki
nrers to lend their support to the
'According to present plans, the
union station would be used bv on
ly the Santa Fe, Katy r.ntl Midland
Valley railroads, the Frisco station
to remain at Its present location on
MURDER MYSTERY' SOLVED
IIxncrlH Aiiiioiiiice Itltitnrtl S.
romi Killed by Train.
MADISON. Wis.. Feb. 14. The
"murder in story" which hns grown
up around the death of ltlrhard H.
Lawrence, former Madison man.
Hiinooseil to hae been killed bv a
train Mnrch 21, 1918. was exploded was appointed to attend tnn tunerai
here tonight with the announce-1 and draw up resolutions of eondol
moot of results of an official exam- once: I- I HarrW. Victor M. Locke,
tnatlon made of the body. 1 1.. A. Kverhart. lien 1". Harrltm and
Investigation by Dr. F II. Hunt-Id. A. Ktovall. Funeral services will
Ing Fnlverslty of Wisconsin pathol-ij0 held Wednesday at Walonga.
oglst and Dr. V.'. F. Uirenz of the The former governor In survived
inn.intn iisvchlntrie Institute, i,v hut widow and one son. Walter.
,,,.,,,D,t f.ernl inc to tHOlr SWilO-
ments.'that Lawrence came to his
death by being struck by a railroad
llvn Hurt In
l'a.. Feb. U
Five passengers ami one trainman
tvere Injured at Ltetsdale. mar here,
when the englno and four cars of
i Pennsylvania passenger train, west
iound from Pittsburgh to Cleveland
8T.M.i:V X MtCI NK
Funfr"! Plrcclcri. llculdrr. I'honrs
O, ii.:-Ut. ruttuUnca rvlca. Advt.
STATE TO HONOR
Body of Former Governor
to Lie in State at Cap
tol for Two Hours
House Adjourns as Mark of
Respect ; Robertson Procla
mation Praises Him
WAS GOVERNOR 1901 TO 1905
As Public Official and Editor
He Was Held in High Es
teem by Citizenry
lly Atonctalnl Prru N(st Wire
OKLAHOMA CITY. Fell, 1)
Governor Itobertsou late today Is
sued 11 proclamation directing that
all etuto departments of the capltnl
bu closed betweu tho hours of 2 and
4 p. in., February IS, during which
tlmo tho hotly of former flovernor
Thompson H, Ferguson, C.t, who tiled
In a hospital hern, this morning, will
He in state In tlio rotunda of the
His prnctauwttloil follows-
The (JoM rnoi's I'ltiLiainadou
"Whereas, In the passing from
llfo to death on llils date, of
Thompson II. Ferguson, former
governor of Oklahoma territory,
and one of the honored citizen ol
the Ftate, the peoplo of Oklahoma
hao caperlencetl an Irrepnrnblo
"Whereas, It Is meet ami proper
that each anil every department of
tho stato government should, tos
t If y in suitable manner to tho
honor and esteem In which his
services and character are held,
"Now, therefore, 1, .1. It. A. Itob
orlson. governor of Oklahoma,
hereby direct that all statu de
partments, nt the stato capltol will
be closed between the hours of 2
nnd l. February 15. 1021.
during which time the citizens of
the state may pay their tributes of
honor nntl respect to his memory.
Tho adjutant general of tho state
hns been infirm ted to provide a
.suitable military escort for the tle
ceasetl. to anil from tho state
house. Tho flag on the capltol
building and at nil stato Instltu
Itons will bo flown at half mast
during tho period of the ceremo
Illntsl TnmsfiKlons 1 all.
Mr. Ferguson hat! been 111 throe
years. An operation was performed
a week ago which it was thought
until Kntiinlav. might cause him to
regain his health. A rHapso,
ever, occurred Suturday ami
transfusions failed to stay his
dor lino. Ills death hat!
pectotl hourly slnte then.
Walter Ferguson, son of tho for
mer governor, has been with his
father constantly nlneo last Monday.
Ills widow also survives him.
HtitiM- Adjourns fur Him.
Tho house of representatives ad
journed at 1.10 o'clock this after
noon In honor of former Governor
Ferguson, who died early this morn
ing, following an operation a week
ago for nncer-
The following committed of five
II wils born in l)'-s MoIiich, Iowa.
March IT. Ho was edurted
at Kmporla, Kansas. He was terri
torial governor of Oklahoma from
1901 to 1905, having been appointed
by President Koobevclt.
rv c. m. harchi:t
For many years In Oklahoma,
both during old territorial days and
slnco statehood, the Watong.i Ropuh
'lean nnd "Tom" Ferguson
. 1 . .
"-eJn.!?"u";","i.."i.... J'" V.:;.'"
cioscly' imwo'ven In thiamin, of
tho pilhpr that It wns lmpnsslbtn to
CO.VriHUEU ON PAOB KI01IT
M Never Go Back to France,
M0"' Ti&dLauS atM,es
Says Petite Madame, Stranded,
Her Husband Seeks n Divorce She Took Poison Fridny
Night in Attempt nt Suicide; "Next Time I Uae Pis-toll,"
She Tolls Reporter "Poison Mukc Me Sick."
"Cent la gilorit ' '
"It Is the war'" This cry whlrh
Iiiih been the motif of many a mi
nor and major tiaKedy hIikv (he
world war becan IIh course In
tOlfi, Is the source to which all
her tmhapplnesM was attributed
yesterday by "tine p.iuvro Kran
calhe," a poor rieiichwomau,
Matlame Kmma lloyle, war brltlu
Who attempted stilelile Friday be
catiso of Iosh of her husband's
'"If the Ocrmanx had Ullleil me,
It would have been better!" Mm
cried pnHslonately yesterday In her
native lonKile. "Nevalre more tak
tic poison; ui.ika hlk. Next time
de pis-toll Hlnii!"
Madame lloytn will not return
to Franco, so Recently a battlefield,
to take up the new life upon
whl' li Mil lesolvetl upon recovery
from the attempt to end all Fri
day cvclilmr. "Iletourner a' l.i
Frarie" Ah. non, mm, non!
IU, iiit 1 1 1 truiib' en I'rnnte. 'They
make Inn of me. Too many
French Klrls left by Anicrlkan
solriierH. It is to laiiKh at tho
Frein h ijIi-Ih with thu Amerikat)
NotiKht hut sorrow awaits her In
her homeland. Her father. "'I In
trayailln (works) hard In office do
le praefeet " Her two brothers
"I'll frere. II est, what you call
frnsteo do war." she says with sig
nificant motion towards the head.
' l.e doctor say ho no live morn
than six Dion's. lie have a child.
From the Koxcrnmont ho Kft mox
hundred dollar for one year. That'
not cnnUKli, Mon autre frere (my
other brother) havo consumption.
' SOLDIER AID BILL
33 Votes for $800.000 i
Measure, Only Four !
"LegMiitlw Sidelight," by Col. C. 1
W. 1). Hinds will In- fniiiiil nil page II,
!! Afnotla'iM t'revi flute Wire.
OKLAHOMA CITY, Feb. H
"The hospital hill icnived 33 ayes
ami four noes. It has received a
constitutional majority. Therefore.
I pronounce the J.SOO.000 hospital
miasure for soldier relief, passed,"
Mihl M. H, Trapp, president of tho
senate, at the close of voting on thu
measure late toilay
ifler the senato convened,
II. I- Davidson of Tulsa
hat tho Mildler hospital
measure he advanced to third read
Ing on totlay'H calendar, although It
was set for special consideration
Tuttnlay afternoon. Ills motion
HitrrlMin Scoii Thrills.
The speech receiving tho largest
attention, ami which was perhaps
the most striking In thn senate to
ilay. according to supporlers of tho
bill, wnn that of Luther Harrison of
Ada, who bei;nn a Lories of bulletin
messages, with th" words: "Wn are
pjssing this measure for the sake of
the boys of Oklahoma who sleep In
tl? flolcls of France, for the sake of
the soldiers' blood they shod, for th"
sake of thofcc still living and calling
to us, anil for the sake of our own
dignity as men."
Hnrilsoii reviewed tnn battle, of
the Marnn with graphic Illustra
tions nf the hardships at the front. 1
After he cortcluded there was a short '
pause. Then the senators anil the 1
gallery cheered for four minutes.
Tilt' fcoiuuors voiing against inn
measure were itoy Harvey, J. K.
Fleming, 11. Drown and W. A.
A resolution by Luther Harrison of
Ada making 100 bods at the new'
I'nlverslty hospital Immediately
available for wounded or diseased
former service men, was adopted by
Trapp Ciim- N Delajctl.
Copies of the report of the houso
Investigating committee, asking ror
impeachment proceeding against
Lieutenant Oovernoi M )'.. Trapp,
were distributed in the chamber to
day, but no action was taken by thn
house on whether th" report would
be adopted an a adjourned soon after
convening Vote had been set for 2
o'clock .Mmda. hut now goes over
until wAnesday, whin the Monday
calentlai 111 be considered
Kdwiu D.ibncy. deminratlc floor
loader, said dcmt.rais had not am)
would not caucus concerning the
vote, 'it Is not a party matter,"
he raid, "but for the derision of ev
ery man's own conscience."
Officer Killed In Molco in Avant by
PAWHFSKA. Okla. Feb. 1 I. J.
I). Snyder, deputy sheriff, was killed
at Avant Inst night by a flash light.
1 which was thrown in tho course ol
1 .,.- n 1,. n t,n V1i,llcn,l
,, .... 1
I cafe at that place, C. C
11 ihv-hh-mii ,r.. .,, ..
Hpyder had been called to (fillet the
Ma nine -elle est morte, pendant
l.i Kiicirc. (My mother died dill -Iiik
tho war) "
ller one ilcMro Ih for woik. "1
lookii for tie Joli. Work mak' hap
pie No work eu France: no
money: no pay for work. I!cry-tlilim-
hlfth, many francs, l'rencli
latll' wink In tin cafeteria. I mak'
emhrolilerle aussl, I work for do
babe i i i 1 kum,"
Mie AppiiiieM of '"roolii"
Hhe wishes to make her new
way here. No ko hack n' France,
l.lki) Allerll((Hi peep'. I.tlte Amel'
Irjue. I no stay In New Yolk. I
no like been clt.' I stay In Toolxn."
Hhe holds no hope for recoil' Il
lation with her husband, AlphotiHe
lloyle. "Mon hoosbaud mak' tie
vorro. No marll acaln. (ih, non.
non! Nevalr marrl. tteaucoiip
tioub'; had mans. Mil I'riiin-e It
take five oar for ihivorce. Police
watch tie liooshaud, watch do
wife. Few tlevoree en France."
ThoilKh acceptltiR Urn promise
of her husband to support her un
til after the eollltllK of "de bri
ber" and R'antlnc of tho divorce,
alio will not nrcept his offer to
send her to Ills people in Clil
caKo for the next few months.
"No i;o to ChlcoK, Mon hoosband
has two tlevori-e. In Ohlcoi; he
has a divorce wife anil two chil
dren, S and 10 years. Ills peep'
are poor-- no help me."
Admitting that she deceived her
husband about the Hci'linnnrns of
her father's. Illness which took her
to Franco In August, 192(1, she.
sees no wrong In her action ami
npo rionUs the charge of Improper
Wlatlons with other men made In
Ihn illvoren suit "No sulk An
roNTist'iU) on paiii; r.iotiT
ATE RAT POISON,
ONE DEAD, 2 SICK
M eat Fried in
Flour Is Consumed
Family at Duncan
Aocitr.l Cms HUtr wire.
DI'NCAN. Okla.. Feb. 4. tire of
flour which had been poisoned for
rats, resulted In the dath toilay of
J. (.' Lee, nnd the critical illness of
a brother, John Ia'o, unit n son,
,'l)de I'e, according to attending
physicians. The men prepared a
meal Sunday nt a farmhouse near
Diinran. mill, became III Immediately
alter eating meat fried III the flour.
MeiHral aid was summoned by their
civ HORSES PER SH IN FIRE
alA nun3" rCHIOn lr rinc
$10,000 Ixish In llhm Near HiiMow,
I1HISTOW, Okla.. Feb. 14
largo Mock barn belonging In .1. F.
Sharp was totally destroyed by fire,
and six horses belonging to John
Farjey were burned to tleath hem j
early this morning. Tho damages
were estimated nt approximately 1
$10,000. Neither tho horses nor the j
born wero Insured. ,
MOST PERFECT GIRL WEDS
MIh Ihisy Ilnell TiiI.ch Flectrlcul
i:ngiiitTr for Mali1.
NCW IIAVMN. Conn., Feb. 14.--Ml1
Ilotsy lluell, adjudged by the
Smithsonian Institute In 191ft to bo
the most perfect American girl, was
married In Hartford today to Frank
It. Valentino, nn electrical engineer,
of Jersey City.
The distinction given Miss Ituell
was based upon ancestry and mental
and physical cuallflcatlnns. Her an
cet'tors were among the earliest set
tlerii of Now Ihiglaiid.
'Mm Kilhil In lUploMtiu,
HAKUlSIIFilU, III. Feb. 14 Twd
men were killed and another seri
ously wounded In an explosion In
rnno No. 8 of the Ogara Coal com
pany at Fdilorado, near here, today.
The dead are: Leo Miller. 21 yeais
wounded man Is Frank Day, 13.
Vctrrci Moll (Jets Negro,
SAVANNAH. Oa., Feb. II A mob
of negroes tonight raptured a negro
at Pembroke, charged with an at
tack on a ntJtro school girl late to
ilay. At a late hour the inoti was i
ported taking the negrt) th the teach
er for Identification.
Charge (ilrl KIII11I Father.
MILWAFK(-:K. Wis. Feb. If.
Mrs. Mary Taylor today was for
mally charged with the murder nf
her father. Captain C. Uradlck Quls.
who was found slain In th" Imse-
. 'mont of her home, Sho Is helm: held
FLASHLIGHT! without ban.
SthkiifN Kill Officer. 1
I.ITTLH HOCK, Ark.. Feb. 14. ,
H '!. Cook", special officer for th" j
Iron Mountain railroad, was killed
tonight In (he railroad yards here by
(wo men who as yei have not been
You do not liar to buy a riupon lo CM
a illtrn rf themt Fi: ptiltDl fur l',
TMi t--nlh IIMJ at tha Gtorja Htu-ll),
itl BuUtll Mkla AUirU ,
BIG NAVY FINANCE !
Hill Carrying 805 Millions;
Goesi Through Lower
House Intact !
NO BAN ON BUILDING
I Attempt to Hold Up Con
' stniction ' Until Disariuu
( iiieiit Meeting Defeated
EXPECT HARDING TO ACT
Legislators Predict President
Will Call World Peace Par
ley in Near Future
WAHIIINflTON, Feb. I f Tho I
iiaiiil appt oprlatlon bill, cartvlng 1
approximately I.IOK.OOii.noft, was
passed toilay by thn house after It '
hud decisively voted down nil
amendment which would have pre
1 i'ii 1 till the expenditure of any part
of the Jim, flno. noil provided for bat
tleship consti iitiloii until an Inter
national disarmament conference
shall have been called by the presi
dent. Thn anietitlment, offoietl by
Kepi eitotitiitlve llrooks, lepilbllcatl,
of Illinois, wan tlo'eatetl 124 to 30,
The house iiImh refused In cut the
amount Unit would he itvallahhf for
work on I he navy's building pro-
igiam timing the tinning fiscal year
io t0, 00(1, 000 as proposed by Itep
' rerentallvo Dickinson, tepubllt an,
! rVwu. ami by a vote of 282 to 9 de
feated a motion by Itepresentatlvu
I Ha 11 1 cm, democrnt. of Texas, to ie-
icommii inn mil ror inn purpose or
cutting the appropriation for con
struction work to 17,000,000 and of
'eliminating a section which pre-
, vents thn nsu of stop-watches In navy
tviirdu rinil n I m.CMi la.
Can't Slarl Shlw Now,
The measure 11s It goes to the
senate, however, curries an amend
ment, offered by Representative
. .;Oller, democrat, Alabama, that no
rOlSOneU part of the $90,000,000 earrletl for
new craft shall be lined on ships on
W'hlch c mistrtictloii has not ntarted
or for which contracts have not
beon let Chairman Kellny of the
subcommittee that framed the hill,
agreed to this limitation, saying It
would mean that work could not he
started hcfoin .Inly I, IU22, on 12
destroyers, six fleet submarines anil
one transport authorized In 1915 but
not yet placed under contract.
Although somewhat riddled by
1 points of order that hail been I mi do
I against a number of section", tho
bill, as far as Its 'main features were
'concerned, was approved by the
i houso practically iih It was reported
, by the appioprlatlolis committee.
Reduction of the enlisted personnel
' Kn.,., t
m.frlne corps from approxl-
ooi) to 2', 0011 men wits
agreed to today without comment,
as was thn ilerreat( in tho enlisted
strength of tho navy from J 13,000
to 100,000 men.
Tho llrooks amendment provided
that all nations would have to be
Invited to a disarmament conven
tion, to bo In-Ill In the Culled
States, before, work on tho navy's
building program could proceed
after July I. Opposition to thn pro
posal Instantly arose ami for two
hours It Was debuted. Most of the
members who spoke attacked the
nmemlmenl. a majority of them con
tending that It would he unwl'io for
congress In He (he hands of thn In
coming president In vuch manner.
Republican leaders especially as
serted they strongly favoretl an
early International convention on
disarmament, and thn piedlcllon
was freely matin that President
elett Harding would do his utmost
to bring about such a confernno"
i, on after his Inauguration. It also
was argued Unit it would be a mis
take to put the construction pro
gram of the navy In p"ill by taking
1 step which might leipilro suspen
sion of building opeintlons for a
Representiitlvo Mcuidi'll, the re
publican leader, expressing the con
viction that Mr. Harding would
evolve a disarmament program,
wilil it was tho duty of congress to
let htm Mart negotiation" In that
"If he delays or hesitates,"
Mr. Mondoll, "then mngronH
Itepresentntlin Kellej took
position that thn pence of th" world
Ifould best bn presence! If the lull
!Vd states anil Kngtar.tl were eiuall
powerful on the sea. Completion of
ih" I91C building program, he
1 argued, would bring thp American
navy to a pur witri ureal iiruain s
Jtepresentallve llrltten. Illinois,
the ranking republican on tha naval Senator Sutherland sld he would
committee, urging confpItUon of lh rntt r with Secretary Raker and
construetlon already ai;Uioiiz"d. , ,).,- wr dcipartmerit offltl.tls to
s.ild disarmament before then would fmiriow, when a final decision as
mean that thn United States would (() withdrawal of the troops would
he hopelessly In a second position on 1 ,JH reached. .
the high sens, lie charged that "In- ,
tiidlotis propaganda'' was emanntluK
rdN.-iM'Bi) on tacit. Knurr.
Police .llldge Fines, Illiiiu'lf.
ACOl'HTA. On Feb. 14 Pollco
Judge Lewis L Ker-l found himself
guilty t'jday of violating tho traffic
law on evidence submitted by thn
iiuliroinan who dorktited the case
thu usual fine, Hn
Reds Plotted to Take
France, Spain, Italg,
In Uprising on Mag I
1 1 - The Amck Uttil l'r-
PARIS, Fob, It The over
throw nf the "botiigeois goiern
mcitts" of Spain, Italy and Itiiiicc
Is mi ( 1 1 11 etl 111 tlotiimeiils seized
after a eiinii toda following
upon the tllscoiery of a wide
spieatl communist plot The date
fixed by the communists for this
event was May I. 1921.
The conlemplateil arrest of two
communist iiiciiib"! of the
chamber of deputies. alleged
ii oof against whom Judge Jotis
selln has dellveietl to M, Marraud.
mlulr-tor of the Interior, seems to
hale biolighl the Front h to a re
alization of the linpot llinco of
the attempt 11galn.1l lilt) sectllily
of the slate.
Dlseovel Its mailt! by the pollen
of Itnrcelomi ami Milan show
that Ihn plot Included the three
Kiiiopean-Uitln countries, Trans.
nilsMuli of funds was effected
tin oimli 1111 American financial
oigittiUatlon, with Kiiropcnn
beaitUiirters III Pails, ami
branches In llerlln nnd Vienna.
Soviets have boon organized
throughout Franco with llrcst
its heatliiuarlers, iiccorillng to the
police, rcatly to take over the
lallroads, banks anil transpor
tation ami all ilvll servient,
HELLO GIRL TELLS
OF BLOODY FIGHT
Armed Mon Ran About
and Bullets Ilained in
Matewan, Sho Avers
TROOPS STAY AT TRIAL
Soldiers Won't lie Withdrawn
Senator Sutherland Says;
WILLIAMSON. W. Vn.. Feb, H.
May Ciiafln, n n-yrar-nltl tnlephono
operator, look (ho stand In circuit
court here toilay ami recited, nn nn
eye. witness, events' of the Mat own 11
ball In lusl May In which 10 men mot
death. Miss Chufln, nolco of Recce
Chniuborw, jinn of the 19 'ilefenilnntii,
I olil an exrlllng story of tho battle
In Ihn tittle mountain town.
Armed men ran up anil down the
principal streets of Matewan, bul
lets rained from all sides ami mon
dropped In their tracks, she trstl-
floii. Aims ctiaiiu sum sno wns so
excited, (the saw only nun man use
a pistol, and hn fell nenr the railroad
station, where most of Ihn shooting
look place, This man, Miu said wus
a llaltlwln-l elts tlelecliv
Asked how many men shn wtw
running1 m tb" streets, Miss Cliaf-
III said "It looked to mo as though
all the men In th" town were out."
Klin testified that after thn battle she
saw Hhl Hatfield anil I'M Chamb.'rs,
two of the clefeudalltH "search the
hotly" of Leo Felts.
Mlw ciiafln testified Saturday that
she hud overhoiuil an alleged tele.
phone conversation between Hid lint
field 1111c Tony Webb, a deputy sher
iff. Hatfield, shn wild asked about
warrants for tho arrest of the llnltl-win-Fells
men, ,11111! hn tnltl Webb,
shn continued, that the detectives
would hn killed byfnrei thoy
Another Matewan telephone opor -
ntor,.MIs Klsln Chambers.. . laugh-
lor nr Iteeoo I'lui-niiers. irrrtirioil null
she heard Miss Ciiafln call Anse Hat-
field, a hotel owner, and fell him of
tho alleged conversation between Hid
Hatfield and Webb. Arise Hatfield
was to havn boon a witness for the
state In the battle trial, but he was
killed while sealed on the porch of
his hotel last August. Further ex
amination developed thai ,MIs
ChambeiH wits not particularly
friendly to Hid Hatfield, but that she
had no prejudice against him.
TROOPS KTAV ON .mil
SENATOR SI i'HFItl.AM) S.WS
WAMIIINOTON. Fob. 1 4r -Orders
wore Issuiil bv the wnr department
lute today to stop preparations for
withdrawal of federal troops from
the western Wist Virginia coal
fields, Senator Sutherland of that
slate, aniiouoreil after having pre
sented to (he depart merit 11 roiiest
(hat the troops be rotalm-il here dur
ing the present trial of mint) work
ers nntl others at Williamson.
The lelegrums received by the
West Virginia senators read:
"Imperative that United states
troops remain here until after Mate
wan trial More disorders In I jo
county last night. Please urge t.ils
with the war department. Present
order to leave Wednesday
The message wus Hlgncil by Judge
R I) llilloy, Slim Iff A. C. Plusoii,
'I'rosei utliig Attorney S'.hIh S. llron-
son. anil attorneys for the stale antl
I itefense In Ihn Wlllltimson trial
Sleeping Mcknt-xN Kills Ranker.
1 ATLANTIC CITV, N .I.Feb 1 J.
Oeoige T l.lpplnioii, wealthy iiank
er, died line tunlghi fiom sb "ping
'sickness (e wan taken ill while on
ibis ya'lit In Florida waters about 11
month ago, Mr Liriplie ott was f.'.'
tars old and was one of the iirgin
real online holders along A jni
' It- h famous hoard walk II for
'uno 1.1 udiiiuiUd a $3,000,000,
TAKE NO ACTION
Hut Reports Say They
May Follow Suit'; Oil
Men Elated by News
'BREAK' WAS EXPECTED
Some Pipelines Had Heen
P.uyinjr all Oil Offered in
Certain Heelions, Report
OIL PRODUCERS MEET TODAY
Development Expected to
Havo 'Very Paeifyini; Ef
fect in Mid-Continent
Ileglunlng toilay the (lulf rip"
Line company of Oklahoma wilt
"run" nnd purchase 100 per cent of
Ihn oil production connected with IIh
linos, discontinuing thn polloy in ef
fect for several weeks whereby tlm
company purchased onlyBO per, cent
of the production nnd nt'coptntl Go
per cent for storage. It was an
iiniincril Into Inst night by cxccutlvn
officials of thn (lulf company. s
Although 1111 tloflnltn statements
counld bn obtained from any offliiali
of any of the othnr plpo linn com
panion hist night It hi reported that
nt bent are considering thn lifting of
1 restrict Ions,
Rumor of the revoking nf thfi SO
per cent runs order has boon rlfo
about Tulsa for days, according to
oil men, and although some claim
the news Is no surprise lo them It
was nnverthelons welcomed heartily
by members of thn oil fraternity who
could bn reached last night antl'iiiiiuy
predictions that other big companies
would follow suit worn made.
Following Is the formal statement
Issued by officials of thn Uult com
pany! "Tlic Utilf ripe f.lno company of
Oklahoma, cffccUni February 1,1,
Mill cllc-oniliiuo Us recent isillcy of
piirtiinMiig no M-r cent of nil runs
mill storing' (he balance. Hereafter
It will run anil piiriiiaso I (Ml per
cent of Ihn oil production from
mils (t'liiiciicil ullli lis IIihw,"
Officials nf the lluLf ctimnnnv
who Imuetl thu notice hail no i.nnv
meut to mnkn on thn move other
than thai contained In tlm statement
to tho effect that "wo consider It
Hpooiibitlon horamn animated In
coitaln tiuarters hist night as lo
what effect the (lulf notion would
nvo on inn nientong or inomiiers or
Hhe Mhlcoutlnont Oil ami nan I'm-
dticom association, scheduled bono
for today, nt which. It Is reported,
the members are lo consider a pro
posed agreement whereby drilling
operations would bn suspended,
"llrvcik" llutl lleiii Hiiwcu-d,
One hundred per cent runs by
one or morn of thn big plpo linn
companies by Feb, IB has heen free
ly predicted nhout Tulsa, thn opin
ion prevailing that thn "break" in
Ihn oil situation which has embar
rassed the Industry was 'duo beforo
the first or March.
It Is stated on good authority that
the Prairie company has bn tak-
loftllng 100 per cent from the field at
Hoggs am! Illxby. From Ihn samn
1? ,,lr,u . l"" firmuiitin tiint
L "A '.V ,
'. -." -"' ""
( in,J: '!!r.V'..
Officials of Die Sinclair nnd other
large companies could not be located
last nlgl". Attaches nf Ihn Sinclair
tiff Ion staled Harry Sinclair had lert
Tulsa. Vlcn I'lcslilent Crawley could
not be found.
Pnelili iit llaiU Well Pleated.
W. N. Davis of llartlesvllln mod
dent of the Mlil-Corittnont Oil nml
(Ins ProcluceiH assoclnllon of ihn
Foster ami Divli rompiiny of Hurt'
lesvllle, hern for the producers'
meeting today, was well pleased
when Informed of Ihn Half's action
by Th" World.
"That Is lory good news for mem
bers of the association, he s.ilil. Other
oil men and those In position to
know the trend of sentiment arnonrf
1 members of the n'Moclntlon, ox
1 pretwil the opinion last night that
Uli diiir'u riflltiti -Ll'l 1 1 huva ,1 'Vni-w
pacifying effort on thn meeting
on the othsr hand, however, Presi
dent Dills frankly statetl thn re
sumption of loo per cent run by the
(lulf wilt not tllscoticert members of
the asMOciatlori In the purpnsn for
which they meet -to discuss meas
ures looking toward 11 restriction of
"In spite or mis move hy tn
tiulf," 11,1 Id Dailt. ' it Is Mi necessary
' that ho tirlall to soine extent thn
1 irodin tlon of ..(1. There Is too mm h
hitim Mi civ paok KKillT
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