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VOL. XV, NO. 200
"L. IV.
MONDAY, APRIL 18, 11121
NO. 18
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Air W
Jesse Keys Shot in Heart
by K. F. Fenmoro in Row
After Crap Game
I'r oner Says He Acted as
Peacemaker and Later Is 1
Attacked by Pair
Claims Shot Fired When Two
Men Cornered Him Beside
Home on North Quincy
q t ho culmination of n running
fr.l in which Jesso Ko)H. U. K.
lc-.moro ami tin unidentified man
j.-t.r-t 1 . .paled Sunday afternoon In the
northeast part of thn city, Keys Is
dead, I'enmore, nn nutomobllo me
chanic, living at "10 North Quincy
t avenue. Is In tho city Jail nwaltlng
tho fling of a stain murder charge
nnd tho unldentlfieil man 1h sought
by tho police. Keys, who lived at
1442 Admiral, was shot to death In
front of Fcnmorc's home after Mrs
Fenmore, who saw the fight be
tween her husband nnd the two
men, stepped on tho front porch and
f'reil a shot from n revolver Into
tlio ground In an effort to stop hos
t.'.i leg. Falling lu this she handed
th weapon to her husband, who
fired onn shot over his (moulder as
lie ran from his two assailants, ac-
online to the story told tho police
liy I'enmore and his wife. The shot
utrwk Keys In the heart, killing him
-sf.mtly. I'enmore then rode a
street car Into town and gave him
f' :f up to tho police.
A ordlng to Fenmoro's story, he
f w Keys, whom ho knew, at a crap
mine In progress northeast , of the
(i limits Sunday morning. Keys,
the unidentified man anda tbarber,
k-iown to 1'en.more ns White, left
Ilia game before Kcnmore. As Fctl
ni'ie was coming Into lown. he
jnsscd the three and saw Keys strike
White In th0 fco and Jnnck him to
tlio ground. Ho talked to tho men.
h mid, and succeeded In stopping
"io fight. Then ho went to his
Claims Attack Unpnivnkoil.
' bnut 1 o'clock he again left
h mo and was walking north on
Cju r.rv avenue and saw Keys and
tho other man coming toward him.
The man with Keys cursed Fen
in to and drawing a knife, accused
rue 'atter of causing the fight of u
few hours before. Fenmoro ran to
ward his home, nnd was followed
' 1I10 pair who threatened Ills life,
re 'ilnis
Frrtnnro entered his house and
Mil tho door. The pair do
1 inloil entrance and whhen I'en-
ro c, fuhcd to open the door. Keys
' 1 ed It In. I'enmore went out the
'' "r ,nd seized a short piece of Iron
' ' iir wiiU li he threw nt Keys, hut
no nilfi-ll ml-Mcil Its mark and the
wo mi'i contlniied to ndvnnco on
Hw .Shot Did Not Stop Pair.
t this point Mrs. V'enmore came
1 1' of the bouse and fired a re-
1 vor into the ground, hut tho at
' "k ' nntlniied. Kimmnre took the
viincn from hfs ivlfo and started
ii'nin'l the house when the pair, he
"-ins followed nnd were about to
i' iTt.y o hlpi when he fired one sho'
f-etn hi' revolver over his shoulder
Thi b.'.iot took nffeet In Key's heart
i' ) 'hr latter dropped to the ground
Kor companion, nn older man
if iiiimI at i.y i(.ff the scenn of the
n'lr'.nj; I'Vnmore tossed tho ro-
"vrr on a bed In the houso and
J"" I. a street car for town. On
Thlr, ne.'r C'Ini'Innnll avenue he
''W '"np'aln W. It. Wilkersnn of tho
j n il.. .1. partmene, with whom he
' is aKiim nied, left the i-ar and
-;" himself up to the officer.
vv A' Mm took him to the pol'ce
a' "!' . where ho and his wife were
' jfsi."nr-d for half an hour bv
Jan r ratten chief of detectives
""it othi-r officers. After the In
v s'igi'ion I'Vnmore wns eommltted
' !u' und ih' w'fe released. Th"
offin V!)v ,10 pp'soni r and hi
f" i id vimllar stories of th" fatal
uaf-i and thev are now snrchlng
for 'hi man who assisted Kevs In
'no a lopr-,) (ii'aek on PVmore.
Two ri1moi-c Mr Shot.
"UtAHAM. Texas. April 17. Abe
r.nlno jr , 25. w as shot and Instantly
"'"(I anil his father, about 55 years
; was seriously wounded by
"nl Hughes, former deputy sheriff.
Jii a il.ini-e hall at South llund, near
rani! luday. i:0ih men are said to
femiJn at Ardmoro, Okla. Hughes
jmo h.re Immediately following the
'I nB and gave himself up to the
knorif although none or the detallH
jjn statement ould bo obtnlmd.
Shrewd business men nro pick
ln up splendid bargains every
y by watching tho oil nnd gas
eao ads In tho classified sec
"n of Tho World, Mnko It n
Praetico to uso World want ads.
'none Osage 0000. Ask for
"ant Ad Taker.
Wilhelm Droops
As Mate's Body
Is Taken Away
I'y th" ,v.,f 1,1, 1 v,
UUOUN. April 17 Nivcr was
contrast between f i,r (,-hny
and prisenl state of humiliation
more nccentu.Utd than while
Nilhilm, the fi.nmi (liniuiii
emperor, followed tin- bod of
Ills, wife. Augusta Victoria, to the
slatlnii at Mnarn, nlii'io ho tn
trusted the fnlthrul t'ompanlon of
his giandeur and his mitrows to
his sons and friends to dike bai k
to tho fatherlatiil.
The 1'iiiperor that whs and tho
ex-crown prince 11ml other sons
present were all attlied In full
uniform of the 1'russlan guiird,
their helmets ciopo cuered.
Tho f uni t ill procession arrived
nt tho llttlu station at Muurn In
darkness only broken by. thn
light from a few lamps on tlio
railway emhankmont.
When till had collceted around
the coffin, tho court chaplain,
Doctor Diyunder, dellveieil a
brief oration. Tlio coffin was
then placed In thn railway car
riage, which Wllhclm, Freder
ick William and l'rlnccss Louise
entered and remained for a few
ml miles.
Kor a brief period Wilhelm
becamo dimly visible to thoso
who had gathered to watoh tho
ceremony, his figure that of a
man broken by sorrow. Princess
Louis... entered tho nutomobllo
with her father, tho door closed
and tho car glided on, currying
the extlo back to confinement at
Doom, to face his fato without
tho devoted wlfo who shared his
Legislation to Help U. S.
in, Inquiries Favored
by Trade Board
Prices Generally Not Reduced
in Proportion With Drop
for Raw Materials
WASIUNOT.ON, April 17. legis
lation to ellmlnatu unnecessary
brokerage transactions, to facilitate
n wide distribution of Information
regarding market conditions and
Htrengthen the powers of the federal
trade commission In a report on the
general Industrial situation, drawn
up at tho leiiuest of President Hard
ing mid made public tonight at the
white house.
"Open price associations" which
operate within the law to keep the r
respeciivo mourners nuviseu contl
denllally of another's price ffiiedules
are accused by tho commission of
contributing to the maintenance, of
unduly high retail prices. It Is sug-
gesteil that means must be found to 1
reduce costs of necessities, such nsi
fuel and huusing, lief 01 11 other com
modities tnn come bacK to normal.
.Shrinkage Was Certain.
"It should bo said," tho report
concluded, "that following tho dis
ordered condition of tho world's af
fairs, a shrinkage In valuo Is Inevit
able and that normal conditions will
ho tho more quickly restored If thn
producer, the laborer, tho manu
facturer, tho Jobber, und the retailer,
will each sharo at onco In the un
avoidable loss, and further that any
effort by any element to place Us
sharo of the common loss on the
shoulders of others, and particularly
of tho consumer, can but result In
a continuation of the conditions un
der which tho country Is now Buffer
ing." Declaring that the cost of com
modities to the consumer has not
broadly speaking, been reduced In
proper proportion to tho decline In
agricultural and other raw materials,
I he committee sets forth Us belief
that 'in general tho movement to
ward reduction of prices Is retarded
at thn retailing singe, nnd that re
lief at tills point would be reflected
back In increasing production, which
would reduce the production cost
and relievo to somo extent tho check
upon the manufacturer and by In
creasing the demand for raw materi
als would react upon the producer.
Thn report also makes note of the
Influence of torelgn combinations of
capital In determining the price of
phosphate, tobacro and grain, and
I adds that among domestic combina
tions ono of the newest and most
widespread agencies for affecting
markets Is the "open association.''
Seek I'lilforiii ('cms.
"One of the purpowH of these as
sociations," the report continues,
"nominally Ih to determine uniform
cost accounting methods and to
steady the market by furnishing the
supply which It can readily absorb.
These associations collect and pub
lish for thn benefit of their mem
bers flgutcg of production, produc
tion eostn, sales and sales prices and
orders and stocks, In pursuanen of n
plan whereby tho members of wich
associations are to compete among
themselves and with others with
'knowiedgo of their own nnd their
competitor production cosis anil
prices, tho nvnllablo supply and the
Tho collection and public, (lis.
semination of such statistical data
might niako the operation of such
associations of benefit to the pro
ducer and the consumer alike, but
1 unfortunately the tendency 1; hero
1 manifested to conflno the Informa
tion to members and to bring about
t uniform prb cs and to iiialntaln thorn
Property Loss in (5 South
ern States Will Run
Into Millions
Wires Still Down and Many
of Isolated Sections Are Not
Yet Heard From
Food and Clothing Carried
Into Area; List of Injured
Also Is Mounting Higher
.MiIMPHIH, April 1 7. Reports
coming from Isolated sections to
night Indicated tho death toll from
tornadoes and mln storms which !
swept six southern states Friday
und Saturday will reach 100. While'
tho loss to property and crops Is 1
estimated will run Into millions of I
dollars. Thn known dead are 91.
Many sections are rlllt shut off!
from the outside and reports of ad- J
dltlnnal casualties are slowly coming
In from relief part ten,
Tho lleint mill Injured,
The lint of dead and Iniurcd. no-1
cording to reports uvnllablo curly
tonight is tin follows:
Arkansas Pike county, ono dead,
four probably fatally Injured and 20
less seriously hurt. Yell county, one
dead, two probably fatally Injured
and light less seriously; Miller coun
ty. 10 whiter and seven negroes dead,
23 Horlously Injured, a number of
whom nrp expected to die. Pope
county, three dead and a number
seriously Injured; Hempstead county,
20 whites and 31 negroes dead, 14
twrlnusly Injuieil, several fatally.
Texas Queen City. 2, and several
missing; Avlnger, six; Atlantu. 1. and
probably three, near O'I'urrell.
Mississippi Five dead nt Slepn.
onn nt Sontag. ono at Iturnl J fill,
and one killed In railroad washout
near Mosellb,
Alabama - Five dead at Cave
Springs, flvo nt ltnlph. three at Hill
llgent and one In Dallas county.
Halns havo delnyed relief work;
Arkansas Hardest lilt.
In Arkansas, which was tho hard,
est lilt, the American Ited. Cross
Is at work In Hempstetul and Miller
counties, whvn hundreds of tamlllcs
went made homeless. Tents havo
been furnished by the national guard
and blankets and provisions are be
ing sent there.
Tho extent of property loss can
not ho determined for das. In many
plantations In both counties practi
cally evory building was destrojed,
newly planted crops unshed out.
orchaids ruined, roads and bridges
badly damaged, while telephone and
telegraph wires were almost all de
mroyed. Itallroads In that section
report tracts washed out nt many
places. Farm houses some distance
from the direct path of thn storm
weio badly damaged. Fxtlmatcs
maun on the property loss in these
two counties tonight place tho prop,
erty and crop loss at over J2, 000, 000.
At Atlanta. O'Farrell and Avlnger,
across tho Arkansas llnu In Texas,
many farm houses and outbuildings
worn dCHtroyed and crops In thoso
sections ure almost a complete loss,
'IViiiiowi- Suffers AImi.
A heavy property loss is reported
from .Newport, Lynnvlllo and C'on
nercvlllc. In Shelby county alone
tho county commlsslclners tonight cs
1 1 maud the loiti to roads and bridges
ut 175.000.
In Mississippi, In addition to actual
loss from the h.gh winds, much farm
land will be Inundated by the rapidly
rising streams throughout the stute.
A number ofl, railroads In that
state report tracks washed out and
dnmngo to roadbedi. A. repoit lie
eelvei tonight from Amlto county
say t tjii,t 10 farm houses were de
iroyeil by a storm lato Saturday and
10 persons Injured, onn fatally.
In lllrinlnghnin. Ala., property loss
Is estimated at J200-000 with in In
Juied. Heavy rains high winds In
several parts of north Alabama are
also reported to have caused heavy
ptoperty and crop lom.
In (leorgla. where a heavv wind
and rainstorm struck at Home, the
propei ty loss will exceeil 1200,000,
It was reported.
SUM) Hi:Mrj'"TO
TKXA ItKAN'A, Texns. April IT.
Itepoits from Queen City, rati coun
ty, Texas, today declare that several
persons were killed there in tho cv
clono which visited this section Fri
day The death list lu Miller county,
Arkansas, Is officially placed at IS.
Itellef workers at ueen City report
that the exact number of deaths Is
not known nnd that search for
bodies was being contlntiecy. These
workers appealed for outsldo aid in
their work.
Senres of relief trucks spent Hun
day in distributing food and cloth
lllg to tho destitute victims In Miller
county. Itellef work Is under direct
charge of Kdward II. Orr. lied Crns
.disaster relief expert, who arrived
hero today. Immediately upon his
I arrival Mr. Orr conferred with local
, city and Ited Cross officials and It
1 was decided to enncentrnto all ro-
CUNTIM'l.li .N 1'AIIE TllllNt;
OKLAHOMA Mimclay anil Tuecdar fair,
, TKXAH Monday and Tu.day fair.
I wanner
KANSAS' Partly clnudjr Monday and
iTurtday. warmer Monday.
1 MlnlilrrUl alliance. Y. M. C. A., 11
1 o'rlock.
1 KUanla club, Hotel Tulta, at l!lll.
1000 In Irish
Party Sailing
For U. S. Port
1)1 HI, IN, Apt II 17 -Nearly
1 OUO lush emigi ants einb.ll ked at
(JUi enti.wtl yesti'td.iy and tod IV
bound for the fulled Htalos. Hex
er.il nitai ks on Hie constabulary
were leported loiln). Two run
rtablei were dangerously woutiled
at Italllnii, after which armed
foiees went through the streets
firing bombs unit shooting Indis
criminately. A bomb attack was made on a
motor ear containing aiulllarlis
Saturday nlglu on North Quiiy.
Iiulilln. The auxillm lett returned
the fire and three members of thn
attacking pally were ten to fall.
In an attack on a public houso
nt Hunts H. it Urdu night n soldier
was shot and killed and a cou
ntable and two women were woilli
Secretary Hughes So In
forms Gompers in Note
on the Situation
Soviet Russia Giant Vacuum
He Declares in Answer to
So-Called Propaganda
WAH1IINOTON, April 17. Secre
tary Hughes, writing to Samuel
Oompers, president of thn Amerlcnn
Federation of Ijntinr, who asked for n
statement of "the facts" regarding
lttisnla, Indicates definitely that there
Is no prospect of a resumption of re
lations with the Fnlted .States while
tho soviet political and economic
system remains.
The letter of the secretary of state
makes direct lepty to various state
ments, characterized 101 propaganda,
contended that resumption of rela
tions, trade or political, with the so
vlets, would open a great current of
trade, advantage. to.-tUcultnUctl tHates
and that largo shipments of nussl.in
gold have already been made to other
countries In payment for good.
Itu-flo 11 Croat Vacuum.
Soviet Ilussla, Secretary Hughes
declares, "Is a gigantic economic
vacuum," and he adds that "no evi
dence cxIstH that the unfortunate,
situation Is likely to he alleviated sol
long as the present political and
economic systems continue.'
Taking un Hiieciflcnllv tho charcn
that the scarcity of goods In Hussla
Is ilue to thn blockade, which was
reserved July S, 1920, and tho state
ment that the demand for manufac
tured goods In lttisnla Is so great
and tho purchasing power of the
soclets so Hint It Is almost Impoi'dhlc
to determine the rapacity of the Jtus.
slan market t0 Imports, Secretary
nugnes wrote
jnoiiKii wiern indiums! no limit "
tho amount and variety of commodi -
ties urgently needed by Russia, the
purchasing power of'that countrv
Is now nt a premium, apd tho de
mand must consequently remain un
satlHfled. Tho attltudn and action
of tho present authorities of Hussla
have tended to uiidertemlnn Its po
litical nnd economic relations wltn"
other countries. Thn Hussion people
nro uuablo to obtain rredlt which
might otherwise, be based on the
vast potential wealth of Husslil and
arc compelled to he deprived of
of commodities Immediately neocn
sury for consumption, raw materials
and permanent productive equip,
merit. It should not be overlooked
that thero has been a meady dogen.
ertlon In even tltoso Industries In
soviet Humla that were notdependent
upon imports of either raw material
or partly finished products, nor In
which has thero been any shortage of
labor. There can be no relntjon of
the falluro af all theso Industries
to blockades or civil war, for most
of them require 110 Imports, and tho
men mobilized since the wovlet revo.
lutlnn were far less in number than
before that event.
llussln Can't Pay,
"Restrictions on direct trade with
Ilussla were removed by tlio United
States on .Inly 8, 1920. The conclu
sion of treaties of peace with tin.
Haltle states enabled IttmWa freely
to enter upon trade with F.uropn and
thn United States. Iloth American
and ICuropenn goods have been sold
o ilussla but the volume of trade
lias been unimportant, duo to tho
tuabllity of Ilussla to pay for Im
ports. "It Is tmo that agents purporting
to be representatives of tho so-called
bolshevlst commissariat of foreign
Iriuln have placed Immense orders
for the purchase of goods In the
United .States, Km one and Asia. It
' estimated lh.it perhaps Jti.500.-I
k'ino.OWl woith of orders havo been I
.loose.,. , H.upmeniH, ns a result Kt, , y,.M,r,y.
of these orders, have been mit.lo only 1 T, ()1y klliwll casualty In the
In small volume because the soviet ,lv wu ,m, of rt 20-ycar-ohl girl
agents were unable either to pay H, wnH i.lown from the platform
cash or to obtain c redit so as to In- f ., moving train and was killed.
gum the dollvory of goods ordered. .
I, llllc Cold Hcc-ehiHl, Offer I'eilenil Hank Certificates.
"In reality," Secrotnry Hughes WASHINGTON, Apill 17. Forty
says, "transfers of Hussldn gold to 1 million dollars of 5 per cent, 20-yonr
other countries hnvo been small nnd 1 federal land bank bonds will bn of
ut tho most liberal, estimates thn fered for niibsrrlptlon'nt par on Mnn
sovlets havo not moro than S 179,- dav through a group of 1.000 Invest-
000.000 of gold In their possession."
liven the Immediate oxnondlttiro of
thn whole amount 111 the United
States, liu polntH out, would have
no pronounced or lasting effect on
American trade or lndustrv and It
might "jnko away tho scant liopoiat thn option of the Ismilng bank at
that Is Ifft of a sound reorganization any time after 10 .years from thu date
co.nti.n ur;u un i'aui; tiiiikk
Oklahoma and Texas At
torneys to Meet in Con-
ferenee at Capital
If Texas Is Disposed of, Okla
homa May Have Another
Hound With U. S.
Ruling That South Hank la
Line Causes Liquor Carrier
to Lose Oklahoma Appeal
Sp..fll In Thn Vtorlil.
WASI 1 1 NCITON. April 17. Pro
ceilure lu subsequent profeedlng III
the Texas Oklahoma lied river
boundary quest Ion will bit threshed
out at a meeting between Texas and
Oklahoma attorneys Monday,
Attorney (lenernl Freellng of
Oklahoma, Attorney (lenernl Cure
ton of Texns and olheis of the big
array of counsel for tho two slates
spent today and yesterday studying
tho case.
It Is understood that Oklahoma
hay derided on the method of pro
cedure It will urge and that between
thli various Texas Interests con
cerned It also Is settled.
It was ogreeel tonight that the
biggest battle Is yet to come. The
decision of thn supremo tourt Mon
day decided only a quistlon of law.
Tho question of fact' Ih yet to be de
lideil. That Is- Where Is thn south
bank of lied river?
It became known tonight tbaUAt
torny (lener.il Curelon will move
for a quick decision In tho case In
so far as the Texas and Oklahoma
dispute Is concerned by asking thn
court to Indicate whether the water's
edge or the hack bluffs Is thu south
Kvmi lifter thn Texas unit Olcl.'i.
I home dispute Is settled the United
Htjites, und Oklahoma must tight out
tlio 'question of 'ownership. If tlio
water's edgo is the south bank then
thn question will be a minor one,
but If thn back bluff Is the hotlti
dary. then both the government and
thn state of Oklahoma will make a
tremendous legal clrlvo to establish
That thn jurisdiction of Oklahoma
courts extends to thn southern bank
of tho Itctl river. In accordance with
the opinion of thn Fnlted HtateH su
premo court, was asserted Iry thn
criminal court of appeals hero lu n
decision yesterday.
The court affirmed the Judgment
of the county court of Jefferson
county, sentencing I.ester Keeter to
,, -.... jall ...11. fi0 f
; " "" , ,vJ 0 In-
toxlrntlug liquor.
According to testimony submitted
ill tho case, Keetnr was arrested
near Headsfleld'H ferry, about seven
miles west of Wauiika, on tho south
bank of thn river.
Ho had driven from somo Texas
point In n car and wns cm a ferry
boat when ho saw Oklahoma offi
cers on tho north bank of tlio river.
Tleforo tho boat left tho south bank,
ho attempted to drive away, but tho
car stalled whllo ho wan In thn river
bed, and ho wns nrrested with 15
sacks of whisky In his possession.
The nppenl has been pending since
1917, tho defendant asserting that
Oklahoma courts had no Jurisdiction
becatisn tin was arrested outsldu of.
tho boundary of the stale
Party of Trawler Mnnxmeil for
nil Hours In I'liliealiMl Train
I tcaii icm Chicago.
ClIICAOO, April 17. A cold
wave today followed the blU.ard
which swept an area from the Hocky
Mountains to tho Atlantic states
Friday and Katurdnv leaving a trail
of death and desolation In Its wake.
In the central west conditions
were slowly returning lo normal.
Tho snow which fell In Wisconsin.
Nebraska, Michigan and Illinois had
nlliioMt vanished tonight. Hallroad
schedules were being returned to
normal and wire communications
had been rostoied except to a few
After having becjn marooned for
morci than eight houis In an un
healed snowbound train within 60
miles of Chicago, a large party of
travelers, Including a number of
state officials, arrived horn today.
The train, which was Chicago
hound from Madison. Wis., became
,. ,.. .. a.......,i..ir ll',. ,l
1 incut brokers over tho country, It was
announced tonight by Secretary Mel.
Ion The bonds also will bu obtain-
able from federal land binkH and
farm loan associations, Tho bonds
will bn redeemable, Mr. Mellon said
oi isuu.
m 4
Mln Overwhelming Surprise
Ol Igllllllll)
convcMiig b,ib
to another luis I.,
the bab Moses w ,.
bssket by his ni"
h float among the bull.
KgyptlHti stream sevei.i
sears nun.
The next stage lu Hie rj
of the buliy carriage i-iine
the Americans were illscovi
Columbus, who found the native
mothers currying their babei on
their backs, or strapped to piipooxc
boards. All bedecked III blight
culm cd blankets and beautiful
bead designs, the little brown babies
lived In contentment until they
were able 10 walk.
Today, innthetn have tho finest
of 1 ceil baby ca.t'1 luges, padded
with satin, with tho ilalntlcsl of
blue or pink blankets to cover
their babies. Also, when they want
to take a car lido, modern mothers
place their babies 111 large reed
bsskuls that have haiullert at each
end, which they swing between the
doois of thn car; and si) the baby
goes 11 -1 tiling.
The latest development In this
most InteieHtlng evolution wns
brought to the attention of a
number of Tulsans Sunday when
a little lirown-ejud, brown-haired
woman, diessed In the most cor
rect of tailored costumes, walked
down onn of thn nNles of tho
First Christian church during the
nrteriioiui organ iciital lurrying
a market basket on her arm.
General Reduction of Pay
for Workers Sought by
tho Carriers
Railway Lahor Hoard to Take
Matter Up at a Consolidat
ed Chicago Session
ClIICAOO, April 17. Hallway
managements of nearly 100 carrlors
wero prepared tonight to launch
their first big drive tomorrow for a
reduction of lal ir wages.
A cunnolldated hearing, nt which
wage disputes will bo presented from
every Mention of tho country will be
gin tomorrow before the United
States railroad tabor board. All of
tlio roads ask a reduction in un
skilled lahor wtigett and several ask
blanket reductions for all employes.
It was Indicated tonight that tho
question of thn legality or III" board
conducting tho hearing with tliren
vacancies unfilled and onlv six mem
bers present would bo brought up nt
tho opening of the O'HKIoii. lite
nominations for the three vacancies
were sent to thn senate for the con
firmation by President Harding on
Saturday, hut some of tho parties
of tho present dispute wero under
stood to be seeking delay until tho
new members nro actually present.
To lie Cifiicml Hearing.
Ily a recent ruling of the board,
all wago disputes presented for de
cision up to dato will b Included
In thn hearing. Sixty roads had been
docketod ycHtorduy and nt least half
of that number remained on hand
to bn added tomorrow morning.
According to railway officials, each
carrier Is expected to present Its own
testimony In connection with Its re
quest for wage clilfl, Hnprosontntlven
of tho roads will appear first. The
hoard recently announced that eight
hours would ho allowed each sldo
for oral testimony and argument.
It was Intimated, however, that this
time limit might be extended If tho
circumstances warranted.
The employed whose eommllee will
bn headed by li. M. Jewell, president
of the riilway department of the
American Federation of 1ibor. will
handle their case through tho union
organlr.itlou representatives. Heads
of tho four brutherhoodrt will be pre
sent to conduct tlie, defense in dis
putes brought by the roads which
desire to cut the wages of train serv
ile employes
Workers Are Prepared.
Thn committee for the employes
nns prepared about 35 exhibits show
ing costs of living and comparative
wages In other Industrie for similar
labor. Theoo exhibits will be filed
wltli the board lu addition to the oral
Under tho transmutation act con
ferences must be hnld between thn
oorrlcr and Us employes on any
question of reilsed wages or working
conditions. The disputes tomorrow
will have all resulted from falluro
to agree In such conferences.
Mi'hIkiii Is'iulrr Hefiises (l 'Calk oil
Iti'lHirceil Itc-inlutloii.
I.AHIOIKi, Texas April 17. --Hen-eral
Pablo lionales, who was re
ported missing from here and ru
mored to have 1 rossed the border
Into Mexico, was III l.iredo today
Tho former leaders of the .Mexican
armv under Carranzas regime, re
fused to talk nnd would not say
anything regarding tho press report
from Mexlio City that he was con
nected with a movement lo strike at
tho government of President Obre
gon In Mexico.
A local bank, whoro Oonwiles car.
rlej an account, reportod Saturday
that It had information that non
itales left Iiredo Thursday for an
unknown destination.
I -)
Store for You
one when slu wished
Mis II Ford
moved Id Tult.a from
Kim , In the inotlii r 1 f tl."
Interesting market Imske
She arrived In Tulsa
morning, and hearing
organ reillal at tho Chrii
church, decided to attend
ami her husband are going
malic Ihelr homo here.
Tho basket Is an ordinary mar
ket basket with Interlacing
handles, hut It Is enameled lu
white ami lined with dainty pink
satin padding. Thn baby Is now
four months old, and tho market
basket Is thn only thing Mrs.
Ford has used lo carry It In. Hhn
says tho baby Is getting too heavy
and too largo for thn basket; so
she Is going to ret a baby car
llagn as soon as slit! gets settled
In Tulsa.
Mrs, Ford received her Ideas
for tlio new kind of carriage from
her neighbors. Market basket
babv carriages arn quite the fad
In Topeka. '
Original Rubens 'Descent
From the Cross' Not
Missing, Is Advice
Alan Who Claimed to He Hoi
gian Representative Not
Yet in New York
Investigation by tho Asiuclated
Press from lis Now York offlcn Hun-
day tended In cast doubt on tho au
thenticity of thn painting recovered
hero last Friday by Charles W.
Thurmond of Now York, who rep
lesenteil himself as an art expert.
rnmmlsHlnncU bv thi. Helglan gov
ernment, and who pronounced a
canvas found at tho Wetzel Art gal
lery hern as tho original Rubens'
"Descent From tlio Cross,"
The Associated PrcBs offlcn at
Nnw York was advised, a message to
Tin, World hist night slated, that
tho famous painting, thn "Descent
From IJ10 Cross," Is not missing
from Antwerp as Thurmond saldj
but on the contra re -was hidden by
Helglan officials during the Herman
occupation and put buck In Us place
lu thn Antwerp cathedral after the
I.ester Wetzel, proprietor of tho
art gallery whoro tho painting was
found, said lie had no way of know
ing whether Thurmond was a bona
fldo representative of tlio Helglan
government or not. Ho appeared fr
Wetzel's place with It. W. Holln of
Tulsa, an oil field worker nnd for
mer soldier and tho owner of the
"Descent From thn Cross" painting
and several others that ho had nn
display there, and together they took
tho several paintings. They loft Fri
day night for Now York nnd should
reach thn metropolis by Monday,
Mr. Wetzel mild ho could sen no
reason why Thurmond should mis
represent himself. Ho sild as II0II11
owned thn paintings, und his gal
lery had no claim whatever on them,
I hey could have removed them from
his place without any explanation.
Tho story told by Thurmond will
be Invest .gated when lie and Ho In
arrive In New York with t'i'i paint
ings. It is possible ho will
bn able to explain tho misun
derstanding, it may bn that It was
one of tho other paintings and not
tho "Desrent From tho Cross that ho
Is returning TV Helglum.
Hulln's story wus that he secured
thn paintings in a small (lennnn vil
lage while a member of tlio A. li.
F. He never clnlmcd that any of
them were better than good copies
of old masters until hn met Thur
mond with whom he got lu touch
through bis stepmothirsa writer liv
ing In North Carolina.
KiclcH on Ncfro for
llcrlh an Registrar
hfeeul lo Tlie. World.
WAMIIINMi-ON, April 17. ?nn
gioMsmun Charles D. Carter of Okla
honia Uiilav sent a letter to Presi
dent Harding protesting against the
Hiiggisted appointment of a negrc
10 lie nglstrai of thu treasury. Car
ter pointed out that thero arn now
500 young white women employed
In tbe office of the register of the
treasury. It wan for a number of
years considered negro patronage,
but at that time It had only seven
or eight employes.
Woman llrcaliH I lead lu Fnll,
OKMUI.OliK, Okla., April 17
Mrs. Sam Daniels, fi9 years old, who
operates a small dairy about eight
miles southeast of here, fell from a
doorstep whero sho had delivered n
bottlo n fmllk hero today, struck
her head against a concrete wall and
fractured tier skull. Physicians
stated tonight that tier condition is
to k
vbo K,
Is in
Not Found
Loltoy Conway, 12-year-old son of
C. C. "Doo" Conway, 2008 Fcdorat
drive, wan struck by a Ford Hodau
near his homo ut 11 o'clock Sunday
morning nnd Instantly killed. Clyde
White, 18-yenr-old sou of Charles
A. White, well known drilling con
tractor driver of the car, was ar
rested by tho pollco immediately af.
terwnrd and released from th city
Jall an hour after thn accident under
bond of $1,000 to appear In municipal
court Monday Afternoon to answer
thn chargn of recklosn driving.
I.eo Irish, motorcycle officer, was
called lo tho nccno of tho boy's death
nnd found Whlto standlnc In tho road
unahlo tu contlnuo lils way Into lown
because, of crlof. Whltci wan then
taken to the pollco station und
charged with reckless driving.
was ntti rqiooiiing, mtyn l)rlvcr.
White, in his story to tho nollco.
said he was driving tho soilnn Into
town on Federal drivo, running Im
mediately behind a llulck car In tho
2700 block on Fednral ilrlvd. Tho
llulck slowed to pass a sand wagon,
nnd Whlto did likewise, Tho Ilulclt
passed thn wagon ond Whlto was
about to( pass when thn 12-yrar-oltl
victim run from behind tho wagon
Immediately lu front of tlio car
AVhlte, was driving. Whlto said ho
had no opportunity to use tho
brakes on his car an tho boy wan
either nn or Immediately behind the
sand wagon. Whlto said tho child
nppeared to run from behind ths
wngnn nftcr ho saw tho llulck car
pass, apparently believing tho road
was clear,
Whlto denied ho was speeding
and told thn pollco ho wan coasting
down tlio slight grndo with tils en
gine running froo. Ho titated posi
tively that hn had no opportunity
In uso thn brakes on tils car between
tho moment tho boy appoared nnd
Iho time ho won struck by tho se
Federal drive, a continuation of
Fa nt Admiral boulevard, la a main
paved road running north of Ken
dall addition and east from the city
for several miles. This road bus
not been frequented by speeders to
as great nn extent nn other pavod
lilghwnys In thu city, and thero havn
been few accidents on thin road
slnco Its opening un a highway.
Jcssu Flnston, 1213 Woodanl
boulevard, president of thn Mid-Co
Oil Sates company and son-in-law of
M, Fraln, wealthy oil man, rubbed
shoulders with death at 9 o'clock
Sunday night when a Cadallaa taxi-
cab In wnicn ho was riding was
struck and turned ovor nt Fifteenth
streot and Ponton avonun by a Ford
car driven by a man who gnvo his
nnjno to tho pollen nn K. J. I,lborty
and who liven nt tho Ardmoro rooms.
10 1-2 north Alain street. Walter
Hverett und Mist Mao Kalt, riding
with Liberty wero taken to tho P.
and S, hospital wham thoy received
medical attention, and Flnston taken
to his home. Thu utending pliynlclon
stnted last night that I'lnston's In.
Juries nrn not of a serious nature
(leorgo Ivlln driver of tho taxlcnh
lu a statement last night, said ho
drovn to tho Mbi-Co building whoro
he had beon called by Flnuton, nnd
then drove south on Iloston nvonue.
When tho Cadillac wus half wav
across Fifteenth street, ho said, thu
euro, going at a nign rate of speed
struck the loft rear wheel of tho
larger cur nnd turned thu latter com
pletely,, over.
Kile was thrown from tho car,
but Flnston was pinned beneath tho
wrecked auto. With tho nsslstanco
of several other persons Kile lifted
the enr off Flnston ami hn hi'tei
crawled from beneath the wreck.
Flnuton was not seriously Injured,
but his left leg wns bruised. He
purtH from tho hospital Indicated
that liverett received a bruised
head, and that thu woman, who
lives at 408 .North Clin inn.iti a -e-liue
sustained several painful nits
and bruises.
The driver of the sni.r'er . ir
Liberty, reported to th.' poire that
New York Life
Insurance Co.
Farmer & Duran
20.1 Palace Illdg. Phono 151

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