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VOI j. XV, NO. 343.
ENGLAND IN PLEA
Text of Message Leaves
No Doubt mat utter
Is, Sincere One
' tinint, r noelnrn Thev Can
Set at Rest All Fear That
; Offer Is a "Double Cross"
WHAT REFUSAL IMPLIES
Veiled Threat Contained in
Note as to Consequences if
Ireland Is Stubborn
S i t NHSS. Sept, S The Ilrlt
.h nvinnient Invites the fullest;
quest ' niK to leavtr no doubt of Its
tin' i wiys tho Ilrltlsh cabinet's
pea - tc to tho Hinn frln.
Thr ' ply suggests a po.ico con
fcrcr as had previously been re
veal' il 'hrough unoffiol.il channels.
Th lArhanKOM of communications
Mtum the Ilrltlsh premier anil the
tlnn f' in already tiavo lasted too
Jong ' 11 notw averred.
Fcpt. mber 20 Is tlio dale officially
frip - d for the conferenro by the
Can Kvpl.iln Offer.
"We mvltc you to tll.fuuss our pro
posal! on their merits and In order
that you havo no doubt us-r.o tho
cope and sincerity of our inten
tions says the note. "It Is open
to .m to raise the subjert of guar
anties of ny points wherein you
coiuMrr Iilsh freedom prejudiced by
If your real objection to our pro
posals Is that they offer Ireland less
than the liberty wo havo described
that objection can bp. explained ut
The note continued:
"The prlnclplii of 'government by
the governed' Is tho foundation of
Ilrltlsh constitutional ilovelopmont,
tut 'e cannot accept It as a basis
for pra. Heal conference on tho In
terpretation that it is a principle
hlch should commit us to demand
the potting up of a republic and the
repudiation of tho crown, The con
ference on such a basis Is Impossible.
What It Means to Hcfiisr.
"Ills majesty's government Is
loath to believe that you will insist
en rejer-tinj; the proposals without
nam nine them In conference. To
divllne to dlscOes such a settlement
which would bestow upon the Irish
peoplo Hie fullest freedom for na
tional development within the em
pire ft- uld only mean that jou re
pudiate all allegiance to the crown
and .nl membership In the Ilrltlsh
I' we draw this Inference from
)our I.Mer. further discussion would
eerie r j useful purpose and all con
frren i would be' In vain. If, how
ever we arc mistake In that In
ter n.'e there is still hope.
u will agree." continues the
tote Hi.it this correspondence has
'imd long enough. Ills majesty
f. mment must, therefore, asltsfor
id i" le reply as to whether you
e i r pared to enter a conference
to a ertaln how tho association of
Ircla d with the community of na
tions known as tho Hrltish empire
tann . Im reconciled with tho Irish
r.atu n.ii aspirations." ,
SHOULD LOCK AUTOS
Oklahoma Auto Club Advocating
Precautious to Prevent Theft of
So .Many Cm. '
Iiek vour cars'
Tins is the slogan of a campaign
h i he Auttunobllc club of Okla
homa i.4 launching In an effort to
ridu he number of car thefts by
tdu ,. nc the motor-owning public
I ea, ii
heir cars. In etrcularn to bo
this week by P. O. Smith,
y "f the Automobile club,
"mber will be urged to pro-
i ar with a lock and speak
wiling friends to do the
hefts are made piMilhle In a
illy ensvs by the e.n eletuness
ghllessnejis of the owner In
i i'PPing IiIm car with an ap
i e king doviee and then sce
' his car Is at all times loi ked
ft unattended, was Smlth'rt
"i yefterday. "I believe the
motor vehicles locally can
''i tally lessened If motorlMH
c. minion-sen! precautions.
" one business block In
'u will ne parked a dozen Or
i with keys carelesnly left In
ks Though a lock may nut
'le'y a thief, In most canes It
him and especially It will
."i.iection agalnrtt those bent
" wing' a car for Joy-rldlng
Morc Tutsans to Take x
' t'p Land in Arkansas
' ' l rsonnet of the i olony of
, 1,1 -x service men liomesteadlng
'n , k..n8.is will bo Increased next
fp as new recriiits will Innve Knn.
Inspect available tracts of
renulred bv law. and then
Menu, county seat of Polk
The men will make the trip
1 arrylng camping nnd cook-
i ment to be used both on the
' 'rip nnd upon artival. The
far as has been nrranged
c fiBiat of Dan T. Glddens, II
laonon, L. W Kernpher, I C.
t-iow and Chthtcr ilartla,
Get Three Cars
Of Real Liquor
NI!W VOUK. Sept. X Three
curl (Mill of liquor valued lit
.M),nuo, which lay mi lalmed In
thi' Liini; Island railroad yarilM
In llrooklyn f.ir 10 iIkjJk under
the watchful i I'i'H of f limit
liriililMtlnn agents, was onfls
(iitnl toiliiy. Vlneiit DcM.uo. it
retired lliiuiir dealer to whom It
was consigned, denied all knowl
edge of tin) Milium nt ami was
Tim agent expressed the
opinion tli.it tln liquor was jh
Mined on forged permit, unit
consigned In DcMaio In Ihc hope
thut It could In- sneaked nut of
the yards uri'lrr his name Tho
llillor HUH sent here fnilll Ken
tucky unit Ohio warehouse.
2 STATES TANGLE
IN MURDER PROBE
Missouri and Kansas in
Hot Jurisdiction Fight
CASE IS UNPARALLELED
Murder Occured on Boundary
Line Hetwccn States in K.
C. ; Man Out on Bond
KANSAS CITY, .Mo., Sept. S.
The cokh of ttif erlmtn.it machinery
of two Ktntv. were tnenheil In a
deadlock today when Mlsuouri de
manded of Kansas tho custody of
William Iluckner, nl'eRed slayer of
Clifford Rhea, wealthy Iior raiser
of this 'city. Kxtradltlon papers
were asked of Gavernor 1 1) tin of
MHsourl and If Algneri will be
rushed to Oovernor Allen of Kan
sas. Tho case Is without jiarallel In
In criminal history here. Iluckner,
a special iiRcnt for tho Mlscouil
Pacific railroad Is charKed with
havinR shot Ith6a In the railroad
yartlM close to thn wtate line. Mis
souri police declare' the shciotlmr
took placo 77 fcAji from tho st'ito
line In" Missouri, Kansaa authori
ties nivsert Itben was shot 40 feet
from the line on tho Kansas side.
Iluckner was arrested by Kan
saw police and Is charRcd with mur
der. He has been released on bond,
permitted under Kansas law. which
also does not exact the death pennlty
for murder, which .Missouri law
.Missouri officials rliareu Knn
kis In seeklmt to protect Iluckner
becaueo of political Influence. 'Kan
sas officials declare Missouri wants
vile case transferred to Jackson
county courts to prevent InvosilRa
tlon of a fifth man, said to be a
detective, who Is hIIcrciI to have
been In Hhea's automobile at the
time of tho ehootlnc.
Ithea was shot diirlnc nn alter
cation after hl automobile had
been struck by a switch eiiKlne.
Iluckner says he fired In self de
fenH. when attacked by Ithea and
members of his party. Huckner's
revolver, examined after the shoot
InR. showed he had fired two jdintH.
but examination of tho body re.
vented, three bullctH.
All attempt to establish who
fired the third shot thus far havo
CHARTER CHANGES UP
Inal Aetlon ITohnhly Will lie Tuken '
lie f'linrler i'fiiiilll llli III .Mll't- i
lug WiilneMlny Night. I
Pronoseit changes in the present!
city uiarier pronaiuy win oe ueenieo ,
upon ill me iiuai ' meeiiug oi uie
city charter committee in the office
of Judge James II. DIkks, chairman,
next Wednesday nght. At a meet.
IliR of the committee In Dlggs' of fb e
In the Clinton building Thursday
afternoon a tentative outline of tho
changes was sulimltteil to members!
ny tne viiairnian. iiecnu.'K! nt mo
lengthlnes.1 nf these changes tlie
copies VM'ie dlstilhiitefl among the,
committee to be perused by its mem.
hers at their leisure.
"Hy next Wednesday night w"
hope to be nble to decide upon the
changes that are to he ri rommrnd-'
ed." Dlggs wild Thursday night 1
"DoubllesH many alterations will be
suggested by the membi rs after they
read this flret diaft, nnd wo wl",
try Wednesilay night to im ludo the
recommendations that nro must
CAN'T FOOL BABE RUTH
Cliamplon ItatMiian Has .Man Held
Who Hint l'aUe Pollco Star.
NKW YOltK. Sept S - Hnhc It ith
king of swat, knows a police badge
when he sees it. This fact cume to
light today when the baseball star
lia.il a man arrested for stopping
liabo's automobile on the nuthorlty
r.f a badge whlih "did not took
right." When the man was brought
into court It developed that his
badge wnx that used by the employes
nf tho local gai i omp.my. HUtli re
fused to press a complaint against
tho man but Insisted on knowing
tho exact nature of tho badge.
"I Just wanted tn know what kind
if a badge It wns," Iluth said. "I
dldn'tthlnk It wan a regular top's
badge. Noy I know. What's the
jfo i f pressing a complaint "
The man wns released.
HalieV knowledge of badge's Is
iald to bo baed upon personal ox
icrlence. He has been arrentcd sev
eral times and Jailed ones for
FACES NEW TEST
I Administration Watching
! Outcome of Plea to
j League of Nations
;S. AMERICAN QUARREL;
Ulolivia Aeks League to Settle
Boundary Differences With
Republic of Chile
ARTICLE TEN IS RETAINED '
, , , . .. I
League Amendment Commit-,
tee at Geneva Decides Upon
Acceptance of Rule
WASHINGTON, Kept. S.- rhe Ad
ministration to wutRhltitf and wnltlm;
with keen Intiyst tho outcome of
the leiiK'ie of nations tlrst direct
brush with the Monroe doctrine.
I'or the first time since tho birth
of the Iwikuii the (pieiitlon vl wheth
er it can or will Interfere In a
strictly American dispute has been,
Hollvi.i and Chile, both of which
couutrlcH are niembers of the league. ;
Treat! of inn I linolieil
Ilolivia demands that the
reiriirils m detrimental In her In.
terests Uitrlmental to mr
ciille h countered the Ilollvlan
lo.n .n.l Mill, l. ,.l...,llM., Hint
the matter Is a strictly American
affair and hut threatened to with
draw from the le.iRiie ind Invoke the
protection of the Monroe doctrine It
the leapiii. meddles In the matter.
Cnclo Sam Itotlivnt.
Kfforts to ascertain the attitude of
thn fulled States In case the leiiguo
decides to Interfere, weie met today i
with silence from officials. one " hud not worked ror a
It was admitted, however, thut ' year. Another had eaten only twice
should the league decide In Ho-1" week in sU months of unemploy
Hvla's favor anil endeavor to forceiment.
Its decision upon Chile, mieh netlon James ferrls, 25 yenrs old. an up
wotlld give rise to an Ugly situation . standing man who enld he had
between thn leaguo and the United
WASHINGTON. Sept. $. Denial
that the , United States had ever
notified Ilolivia that thl government
has no objection to the leaguo of
nations seeking to adjust tho terri
torial dispute between Chile und
Hollvlu was m.idu ut the mate do-1
When the attention of officials
was called to the Ilollvlan elaln. at
fleneva that the flitted States had
consented to the league's Interven
tion they declared Hollvi.i had
never been notified by this pov
ernment to that effect.
GI'NKVA, Sept. I Article 10.
Willi h was the chief stumbling block
to America's entranco Into tho
league of nations and which Canada
has sought to have eliminated, wilf
be retained In the covenant. The
amendment commlttecH reported this
afternoon that It had decided upon
retention of article 10 with an tn-
terpretatlvo statement to unlet the
of wCanada and tho United
GUNHVA. Sept. S. The delay of
thn allies In settling tho mandate
luestion was laid to the fritted
States by Lord Hubert Cecil of Hiig
land, In a speech before th" lenijuo
of nalloiiH assembly today. Lord
Itobert Cecil submitted a resolution
asking the league council to define
the terms of tho mandates forth-
''"' regretting tho previous delay
" ''"'i. rl'l
I'.ikiw llap at 1'. S.
Lord Hubert's speech nnd Ills
resolution. stlrred up tho assembly
tin concluded there wa.1
an excited nuz7. or conversation.
Srime of the delegates Interpreted
the speech and t tit) resolution as a
dlrei t slap at the fnltcd States,
wlinh lame at a time when the
V nlted States Is engaged In negotia
tions with tho nlllcs on the question
There was another sensation when
Dr: Draining of Sweden. In the
opening of debate on the report of
the league cwuin II. charged the
council with i.irrylng nil secret
diploma' y and enacting sei ret
Ion Vnnt rtgleavew.
7.IOV, III., Sept. III. MIm r.llm
tM'tli .Tallin, reii'iitl) iimtdril for
violating Hie .Ion ilre-sM orillnaiico.
wns founil gulll by n Jur) Hslav
unit fined Hill nnd ciil.-, rliarged
Willi wearing a vviiit (lint was -lv
liiclw- IV'Iiih tilt) iidlar tdinn. She
ilcnleil the iltvsM vmih Iriiniislest or
i vtn ine anil Mild tluit similar ilrehM-s
vvem Is'lng worn nil over the
' "A few mom fig leaven nm nei'd.
ed," Mild Thmdori' I'orhj', rlly at
torney. "The tlttie has etiiim when
wo miiHt Miy Ki'woincn, ilms far )ou
sluill go and mi fiirtlier."
Girl 14-nvctt Hoot logger (iiing,
NIIW YOltK, Sept. 8. Police to
day aro searching for a girl KatU?
ster, believed to be a leader of a
bootlegging gans who took part In a
olstol battle between a rival gang,
her gang and the police The battle
took place In the heart of the
Ilroadwaj theatrical district.
Imvti Spurned, .Mull Slxieiff Girl.
LYNN, MnevS., Sept. 8, Miss Mo.
dial AlordiJ. 2J was bhut uiid kJilod,
I !.... ll'ntilu I tiutitv lit' nil fltlrrlv Illi'lM H?Mt lit
Jobless Men Auctioned Off
According to Customs That
Prevailed in Slave Market
I HOSTON, Hcpt 8 Jobless men
were placed on the miction block in.
I llostnti Common today Stripped to
tlio waist, artor tno custom it me
old slave auctions, they declared
their wlllltiKnisH to work bv staiul
Ihk before a crowd of thousands, of-
f.irlnt fliuli inri'li'iiH to t )ln
.,., ...... ......... ...
,,, 0r unemployment."
llieir iiiiciioiii'f'r, i'iiliiii i.vii,...,
.illeil them. U'dnin, a phllun
thropir worker who recently opened
thn "Church of the I'tiemployed" In
the west end, led a uroup of SO to
the Common to brum home, he said,
to the people of Huston their stories
of human nilsetlis. Just as William
Lloyd (l.irrlson plciibd for I II
slaves on tin. name spot 7 j.ars
! ago. It was to prove that Ills
churi:oH were not paraslllc floaters,
i but Instead K""'l citizens out of a
Job, that he put som of them on
the block, he explained.
1 IiIoux'h efforts to net work for
Ills men were not reWardi it. Of the
three who stood up for bids none
went nuny to a Job, althoiiKh from
the erow, came pledges of help to
tldo them over a. week or two while
they sought employment Their
leader said, however, that he con
sidered he h.ul Hlici eeil. il III brlliK
,,, th,r ,,,.hl ,, tll mi,ty nf
lh,.lr p,lrp0sc to public attention and
I l.n ,1,1.11.11,, l ...I tllltl tll.t ItlK.ll.t.l l.UU
... i. . ....,., ,,, i... ..,., i, ,,..i
" 'vi f,,r r;""n,,""-r ,h"
"nK hundreds In tile last Week,
while they munched their sand-
wlrlii-H ho called for v.ilii.ileers to
IMnil "in nun. lireiniieil in orh
for a week for the highest bidders
1'lKlit men stepped nut, two of them
world war veterans, most of them
In clothing that was frayed and
shoes well worn down at thn heels.
Kuril was asked bow long he had
been out of work anil without food
No Wink for Year.
TO HOLD MEETING
Harris Issues Call for Par-1
ley in Oklahoma City ,
on September IS)
WAGONUK. Sept. S -A call to
members of tho republican state
committee lo meet at Oklahoma
City September lfl "for the discus
sion nnd settlement of party mat
ters of great Importance" was sent
out from here today bv James A.
Ilarrlx, chairman of the r publican
In a slatemont tn committee
members the chairman dlrectH at
' tentlon to the necessity of providing
j proper representation for women
I members of tho narty on the state
j committee. He ouggests that this
! be aceompllthnd by promoting to
I committee membership the vice
chairwoman from inch county.
He also asks that serious consid
eration be given the selei Hon of
successors lo the stnte chairman,
I vlco chairwoman, wetretary nod
treasurer, nil of whom will present
their resignations at this meeting.
Victory at tho polls next year
! should be the primary iniisldera
I tlon In choosing candidates for these
! posts, he dnelarc. regardless of the
I desires of those who may think of
using the organization to promote
federal patronage or factionalism.
I As repuiuieans, inn Miiieoieni
ends, "we owe a duty to our party,
and In addition, we am duty bound
to tlioee of other parlies who l"lii I
with us I" a gieat cause last vear
nn I are reaip tn Join with us again
next year, and we must fultill the"
.hligiitlr.ns or full In the f'l'ure "
iislav hv an elderly mall
ti'iilliuiM she had Hpuriied, niinrd
lug to isillcc. Tlie girl rttflillv liad
nimplnlnixl to tier hwcethciin alsiut
tlm iitteillions iM'Mimcd iihiii her tij
lids elderlv man nnd tier )iiii(lilu
lover, HolsTt Cn-lghlou, Is Mild to
liave given IiIm a N'uw tliraslilng
I'ollii' were wi-klne Plilllli .1. Mr.
Derninlt, fil, III (4111111111011 ullh the
r-liiMitlng of the girl.
Sayn Jllhln Is Out nf Dato.
NKW YOltK, Sept It -"The Illhle
Is out of date," lyi.fiw'ir V C. Ilas
kervllli., head'nf the ib partment nf
chomlhtry of the mllcge or the city
of New York, told a distinguished
gathering of scientists today at the
annual meeting of the American
Chemical society, which Is In session
"Th pulpit." Prof. Itaskervlllo
declared, "him sought to harmonize
what it did not urnlcrMand in the
language nf centurlis ago
"Is the Illblo up to dato'.' I don t
Slioelc Ciin-s Panil)Ms Victim.
j.VNVIIiJ-dJ, UL, Z'arajjzca lor.
Nome fskpfrhps nf the Passina Show
served four vc.vs In tl
.. iirinv wa
tin' -leps of
tailed to the mink on
thn 1'n i kin. i n ineiuiiri.il handstand
lie snipped to the waist while
ilnlU directed, went thri'UKh Hie
army i nltsthcnic to slmw Hie ex
tent of his muscular development
111.1m were called fur
"Thin Is one nf the men vnu used
during the war. Wb.it will vnu do
wllh him now? How much will
you bid for this man's seivlreit for
week In in itt r Hint he in. iv have
food and oheller"''' The auctioneer
nsked. Iltwi were made but ji lieu
they were called thoi'" who h.ul
made them had slipped away. I-Vr
rls was then decl.iied to lie wllhiilli'
A dog v .in brought to the blink
He wnn knocked down for i' with'
the cniiilltlnn, a pled bv the sue
cessful bidder, that lie be returned I
to the "Church of the t)nenipln i rt" j
nn Its mascot.
Jiwph Mllchell, a negro, wns'
then filled Ills shoes were without,
iuli. and his clothing was iiiRKed.'
Iteplylug to l.i'doilk's ouestlons ho
e-ild he had been wlthniit fnoil for
days at a time In the mx months he
had been out of a Job.
There was no hid for his services
and the auctioneer called on the
crowd to pledge him fond and Hhcl
ter for a week. .Mm. Annie Jackson
responded and went the tiuetliineer
ono better b saying obe would be
responsible for .Mitchell's sustenance
and shelter for a eeeund weik If
lieeweury. Jack I'arley of l)or
eheoter, wearing a II. A. It. button,
ndded a dollar, another man prom
ised a wilt of (lothes and a second
man passed lciloux a 5- hill to "buy
Home for the boys."
IIO) lei Dffi nst.
Wlllliim Davis, n boy of 18, out of
a Job a year, was offered to the
crowd an one willing to work. He
mlil he had kept himself going for
a time on WOO, that he had saved,
but hud reached the end of hlo tope
and wns in hunger yesterday. He
was promls'.il a hninn for a week
by Mrn .1 11 (Irnuiilnger, and the
man who promli,) ti lotbing tn
.Mitchell gave f S tl to Davis.
With no bids for the three men
net up, Lcdiiux suspended his auc
tion, iiunouurlng that It would be
SHOW BIG GAINS
August Report Indicates
Rigger Production Than
July v orecasts
WASHINGTON. Sept. H - Prelim
inary istlmates of thw years pin
and fnrocnetii for other ernpi', based
on their condition on September I,
were annourneil by the department
of agrii iillilt" today aH follows.'
Winter whrat, fi 1 1,000,000 bush
els; spring wheal, 210. 000. 000; all
wheat, 7f. I.OOO.OOfJ.
Corn, 3, ISli, (100,000.
flax, R,. 100, 000 bushels.
Hay flame). 70,sn0,000 tons.
Hay (wild), I I.SOO.000 tons.
Sugnr beets, 8,000,0(1(1 tons.
Applrs, 1(17,000,000 bushels.
Pinches. 3.1, 000,000 bushels.
Kafir. 127,000,000 bushels.
Peanuts, 32.riO0.0no bushels.
lleans, K.SOO.000 bushels.
Oats, 1,050,000,000 bushels.
Ilirley. 1(17,000,000 bushels
Itye, 04 300,01111 bushels
!turk wheat, 13.000,000 bushel.
White potatoes, 323,000.000 bush
ee( potatoes, I 1 0,0(l(l,(liO ti'lf.ll-
Tobacco, !GS 000,000 pound.'.
Condition of the crops on Septem
ber I. or nt time of harvest, follows-
Spring wheat 02. fi per cenl of nor
innl, all wheat 72. C. Coin sr. I oats
i'.I I n.'irley S I Huekwheat S'.
White potatoes 63 7. Sweet p.it.-i
t... s 80 7 Tnbarro 70 r,. I'lix I ' 3
lllie VJ 3. Sugar belts lie I Kafir
ft I fl
The condition on Sepiomln-i 1 nod
i'iNTIVI'l;i MS I'.V'II Twn
I month iim the exult nf spinal nu n
1 IngilK Man-lial Shaw of Dana, lint..
viiih sliiM'knl Into nrtllltv vi lieu
thrown from nn iiiilomobile. He
ni ii to ii fiii'inhoiiKi' nll.'i' i llinlilng
n etei'p cniliaiikiiient to suiiimiin
help. The iirclileiil li,iiH iiei near
lllll.lale. lint., I.i-i vm,dii) and
littler iiii'IIImth (if the wirt) rwiiNi
wllh slight Injuni. I.ui r iiln n tlm
exltcmeiit Milldeit Shaw Miffemil
n ri'liipei and Is again iiuahlo tn
Onn IMvnni tn flvn Mnrrlages,
CHICAGO, Krpt s - -One d voree
tn every tTve inarrl.igeH w .ui th" "
ratio In Cook county for th" jear! Ilrltlsh Noblo S4-ks Dlvone.
ending September 1, aconllng to, LONDON, Sept. K. Two noble
th" records of tho marriage Ih ens" ItrtlKll f,nllles entered the divorce
bureau and tho miperlor eourt made (.f)Jrl tnrty w(,Pri thn Karl of Cath
public tofiiiy. Nearly 40.000 mar- rlirt fnd emit against th Countesfl
rlagn IlcenseM have been Issued since ' ,lf f;,,thc,irt naming the youthful
Keptcmtior I. I J-'" HI tile same
iel l"d approximate IV li.non ,p-. ri i
of tlivor. i, separal.. inainteriair
and annulments wrrn giarn.d
Aid W'onuiri .Mob Victim,
SHIlf.VKPOHT, I K..pt.
xx)i'Msxii t (ulrlcra from bitclhisrcut Jo W alivi iMilt
FOR ARMS PARLEY
State Department Awaits
Reply to Message on
Both Have I ittorosLs in Pacific
That Untitle Them to '
! ROOT TO BE COMMISSIONER?
Kx-Scoivlnry of State Will Be
Third Member of American
Commission, Is Report
WASHINGTON, Sept- ' -The
fulled Slati.i has niiL'gested to IbeJ
powers pin (Iclpallng In the coiiiIiik!
disarmament conference, that llel-
glum nnil III" Netherlands to be ae-j
I corded a meimiiro of repi esenlatlon
nt thn November meeting liecnune of
their llileirsts and holdlng'i In the
I'.icltle, was leaili.il nt tho stain de
' Thn slate department Is nmr
awaiting lepllis from the powers.
! WASHINGTON , Sept. Ullliu
' Hoot, former secretary of slate,
piobably will be thn third member
of thn American commlmlon repin
H.'ntlng thin country nt tlie Novem-
, bei dlsnramament anil l''ar Knslern
i conference, It win learned reliably
' late this afternoon.
.Hoot hnd two long conferences
with President Harding at tlm
while house today und lie also con
ferred with Secretary of Htato
President llnrdlng already has
had iinnfiuneeil that Hnernlary
1 llifghes mid Senator Lodge of Mns
s.irhusctti will bo members of the
Itoot wiik In n Jovial mood ufler
his lengthy confereme with the
lirinlilent. 11" Jolted with news
paper correspiindenls but steadily
declined to ilWciisx the purpose of
his visit or what was dlwussed with
Two Talks Willi llnnllng. ,
Itool wns Informed by onn roiort-
lliat a illspatcii nail just neon ro-
I from Geneva saying thut ho
had accepted a H"at on t tin Inter-
iintlonal court of Justice, organlred
uiiili i the league of nations, for
Vnu havo all accoi.ipllnlied llnr
over there," replied the former sec
relary of utate, I have not ac
'"I'hey say they nro going to draft
yoy Ip serve, seuntoi," Interposed
"Is them any new extradition by
which they could accomplish It?"
Itoot said ho came to Waiihlngton
In connection with the Caruegiu
peace endow merit fund ami waa tak
ing advantage of the ocranlon to pay
his iinpec.lH lo the admliilstratlun.
I'vor Dig Government Isian,
HOMH, Sept n -Tim national
eomuillten of the Italian socialist
party Is urging a big cover iiinent
loan to solve the ipiestlnii of unem
ployment. Th" I' .an would bo UH"d
to further Improvements In public
works, payment of the loan to be
made by tlnse whose piopcrtlcs
would bo Increased III valuu by the
1 1 1 1 1 I ovemenln
fanner Kills Himself.
OKLAHOMA CITY, Opt. 8. -Flunk
'. Womastek, 10 years old,
a wealthy farmer living seven
miles Miuth of hern, wns found dead
'In a field a short distant u from his
home today with a shotgun wound
In Ills Iliad lie la survived by il
widow, two nuns and a daughter.
The body was brought to a local
l'iigin. Gets Down to HiisluesH.
GK.SKVA. Sept K. The delegates
to thr si i olid assembly of the leagu.
of nations. In session here, have ile
. lilnl I" realm e all s.i'l.ll liillvltles
to n miolrpiim. It has been ile-cided
in b"i no official banepiet and to
rilistaln from all exehaiigeti of i.irils.
((Mini), 'lev as, an luvllallou tei make
her home Willi tlir Si I ml Ion ainiy
ill S.UI nliinln lias Ix-rii aii I'liled b)
Mix. Ili'iilali .IoIiiihoii, who Miine
tMs'kn ago was thn vlcllm of maskdl
men who look her finni llm i..nli
nf ii hotel at 'lenalia, 'Prxas, aiipllnl
n itial of In r Hi tier bent), harked off
tier lioir. Iheii rrltiroed her lo Hie'
town sepiam when. Ihey left tier In
a liiimillatlng mnillll.in.
She was Iransfrrriil to tlu fount)'
faun at ( rnli r, 'IViiiih, fi. Miming
1 tier riisTli'iiii' nt III" hands of llm
I mnskiil men anil ha. Is-en then'
; ,; ,,. ,,r t;.,v,.u ,iM corespondent
Th' p i pi is III the i ,li'
I. ..I i .
to take the
of 'a' h' at t ref iimmI
n.i gi.i against her
"I consider the w holo 4fflr
Sim Will Assume
Labor's Post as
M' W VOUK .'I. pt Tim
t I'll uieit H lllev i nn , t of tu I
en. ,. mil be utlll'iitlnn nf thn
rim r.ivs to pri.vlib' IlKlit beat
and p. !!. It wan piedl.led to
day b Dr. Arthur D. Little of
Huston In an ndilrcsw at tlie In
tei nalloiinl convention of chem
Isls. Attacking the eliilin Hint labor
. (lie great producer of elieigy.
i- l.lnlr listened lli.it a few
men with braliui could apply
(iiliiillfli pilnciples to iiccoin
pllsh whal mem nuuii I" vvoilld
"I Iv .1) tiilli- devices." he Mali!
"emilde .Hi" man lo operate I II"
Ini ks nf the I'nnama canal und
III'' desell nf Hahiiia. with Its
fi (KID llllll sipiM re kllometem ol
ana receive ilnllv solai energy
eiiuivaleiit to thill of 000 000
lion lens of coal The world
awaits the genius who will con
veil lad.int oners' Into electrl"
eurii nte "
PLAN OF NEW TAX
Advocates Repeal of High
Income and Capital
Would Retain Transportation
Taxes ami Favors Smoot
' Sales Tax Plan
WASHINGTON, Sept. B. Ilepeul
of all Income siiitax ntiovei 20 per
cent as of January t, l'J22, nnl of
tlm capital slock an of July 1, 1022,
were among tho new revenue re
vision proposals, sulimltteil by Hecre
tury of the Treasury .Mellon to tho
senatn finance coininllten today.
Tlie housii bill fixed 32 pur cent
as the minimum for the proposed
ellmlmitlon of the higher surtaxes.
Thn cupllnl stock tax was i Haloed
Itrliiln TninsiMirliillon Tni.
Mellon also suggested tlm reten
tion of thn ttiinsporlatlou tax. In
eluding that on trannportiitloii of oil
by pipeline which was repealed hy
thn house hill.
.Mellon privately expressed IiIm
self to tlm republican momberH of
thn coiiimllte", mi Inclined favorably
to thn sales tux suggested by Sena
tor Smoot, republican of tltuh, but
opposed to Us adoption at thlH time.
It Ih known that both Mellon and
lloiiso I tr j mi 111 Ira il Lender Mondell
havn urged upon President Harding
that thn sales tax Imi withheld until
next year when they suggested that
It might be used lo rinanco inn serv
ice men's pension plan the ndmlnl
striillon Is planning lo ndvaiico prior
to thn congiessiomu election neii
fall as n hiiIikI lliiliv for tliu so-called
Kill. Mi ls' bonus.
Mellon also proposed a cor
poratlon tax of l!i per cent, an In
rrease of f per rent.
CoHinrtlrH Tin, Ton.
Another Mellon suggestion wns
tlm leienllon of apiiiotlmat'dy 4 pnr
cent on cosiiK'tliH and proprietary
tnrdlcliieii i'ieuled by thn house bill.
A ste'P townrdn th" sales or turn
over ten was tuken hy him tn this
connection In proposing that he tax
on IhcBo articles be Imposed on tho
producer or Importer Instead of by
a stamp tux ns Is the enso now.
A general Hales lux plan, us nil.
vnrnted by Senator Hrnool, of Utah,
ami othtr republican senators, had
not been reached, however, when
thn rommltteo took a recess until
3 o'clock this afternoon nfter having
discussed the tax nnd fiscal situation
with M Hun for tliri n hours In clos
ed executive session.
Itrurivs liu'crts Prosisal,
Mellon again urged the mpenl of
tlm rxress profits tax be mud" retro
active to January 1, Hltl, his origi
nal proposal which tlm house re
jected lu rinding the expiration of
th" tax for January 1, 1322.
in nutllnlngs bin tax proposal'!
Mellon cvpriWKcd the opinion that
thero would be amid" revenue to
meet th government's obligations
ami running expenses for the flsi at
year If they were adopted and con
gress would co-operate wllh the nd
inlnlstrailon In hilnglng ubout real
administrative t ronomy.
He figured that with $800,000,000
rxpei led to be derived from custom
rcioipia and other non-taxable
sources, amount of revenue to be
rulsed by dilation should be 13,300,
OOO.ooo provided "real government
eionomlin" nro effoi ted.
Iliin.l. .. Pollen Itald Joints..
Dl NDKII, III , Kepi. H. -Four men
and u woman were captured by fed
eral prohibition agents here today
In a krrlis e,f si ris,iti.iii.it "dry raids."
Five- saloons and a peiol room were
visited. Thn woman, Ilthel Kelly,
smashed a Jar containing liquor
when she s iw the agents enter onn
of i be saloons, i inn thousand gal
lons nf whisky wre sel.ed.
THE WK AT HE 11
Ti:i,HA, HM't- I Maximum, I, mtnl
muni. 6t, south wlnrl, ii cloudy, pro
clptt4trn 1.34 tDChf.
iiKLAlfOMAi Kttdikf ni Hatnrd
WUHT TKXAfli rrMr rrt elouy.
KAHT THXAfl: Trlilay rrt flnu-j In
norrlt mhuwtrn in ftQUth portion
KANHA8 Turity rlotiily ITltUv nt,t
I tnui h tMnif In Iftnpfrnturp
Toelufi Lestil Kienli
e ny eeiminiiit'in ineirlinx r-n, ha I 10 ,o
u e lui K
luull crMIt miin'i ni.uilon. Y. t
(' A rfM-rt, 15 o'eloek.
('lumber eit Ce,mrnree rjlrtoton. !Q'
odi nUUUt, U .
MINE WAR HALTED
BY HEAVY RAINS
Impassable Roads Relieve
Tension in Illinois
MEN RETURNING HOME
Indieations Point, to Dislianil
nient of Armed iMareliers
in Several Districts
FOUR MELD ON RIOT CHARGE
raptured Men Are Round
Over lo (Iraiitl .lury Without
Rond for Further Action
llLl.AIII'.THTOWN. It, Sept. ft.
-With roads Into the hills lo thn
north rendered Impnes. ihl.i bv u
heavy rainstorm, all Innnr.llalo dan
ger of a march on Kllrahclhtowii
and Itoslclare by mlneis from the
Saline, Williamson ami Franklin
county coaI fields had pissed, lu the
opinion of county offleisls.
deports from Karbors bridge, 12
miles north, whom a body of armed
men variously estimated to number
from fiOO to 800 was I "ported yes
terday, I nit Ini t n the majority of the
men am reti ruing home, Several
automobile loads started north last
night shortly after If. of the men
had a brush with a scorn of deputy
sheriffs unit private detectives nt the
Hog Creek rord on thn llurrlsburg
rosd. In which tin officers look four
prisoners ami captured three nutos.
Attack .Mndo lmMNlhle,
Tlm heavy rain this afternoon Is
reported lo havn flnoded fords on
thn llarrlshurg road and made nil
attack from that iiunrler virtually
lho road crosses nnd recrosses tlm
lllg creek a scorn of times, and ut
nun point follows the bottom of tlm
rreek bed for nearly a quarter "f a
mile, lllg creek hero was a raging
torrent within two hours after Hie
Sheriff I). N Cor, who today tele,
graphed a rre.nest for 2110 nrmy
rifle and necessary ammunition to
Adjt. (leu. Frank Dickson, Is
maintaining guards, however, on lho
roads and hills north of town, Four
tnaclilnu guns mounted on motor
trucks and manned by war ve(ernns
urn In tliu hills north of Itoslclare.
l'lf Prisoners Hound Oirr.
Ktve prisoners, raptured yeslnrdav
by deputy sheriffs near Furnace
Hill, lu lho forest six miles north of
here, were arraigned today before
a Justice of llm peine, four behur
charged wllh rioting and thn firth,
Kd Jnrvls, a miner rrom Hush, III.,
vvltli assault and robbery. Tho five
were bound over to the grand lury
under bond and remanded to Jail.
win kit irdiieiicr, Dinner, who
was held up Saturday night hy 18
armed men. who seized his revolver,
Identified Jarvls as onn of thn as.
I-slln Sherfleld, another of thn
Hush tnlnerM ruptured, told thn court
reports hud reached coal miners nt
Hush that wives and children of
slilkers at Itoslclare had boon
driven from their homes and mis.
treated by company guards. Tho
Hush union, li said, sent 10 men
hero tn Investigate! and aid the
women nnd children.
Tlirrittriml to lluni Town,
County officials claimed tho Itosl
elaro women were ordered to leave
their homes by thn wife nf Kd Car
bine, a union organizer, who told
them the town was to he burned by
thn miners. The striker finally
came to Klluvhethtnwn nnd rnmsln
ed hero until Inst Saturday whan
deputies drove U0 union tiympnthU.
nrs from tho city and returned
women and children to their homes
Thure has been 'no fighting here
and no one has been hurt since
August 2fi, when eight men weie
shot In a battle between strikers
and detectives In III" store of Frank
llardeiity, financial ses-relary nf the
miners' union at Itoslclare Thn
miners from northern emintles
claim they wero told that fiom 20
to 30 men had been klllleil in a
a fight nt Itoslclare Tin s. lav.
Sheriff Cux last nl.tbt seized and
Impounded 20 lifles heloiiglllR to
tile local American Legion post to
guard against their teaching thn
linn. Is of striken). The Amerlian
Legion officers are reported to have
filed a protest against Mm seizure
With the legion Bill'" he, 1. 1. pi n t'irti
GIVE DYEING INSTRUCTION
A. and M. (Villrgr at Stillwater flit
StIkhiI to Trnrh Clraiilng.
The flrnt school In cleaning and
dvelng to be i Htnbllsheil on, tliu
campus of nn Amerlian college will
bo located nt Ctlllwater A and M.
college this year by the Oklahoma
St. ite association of r.leniiers and
dyers, in curding to a report of th"
state convention lit Oklahoma Cpy
Monday, Tuesday and Wednetl,iv
brought by hy TuKins Tin- fluted
States government will piy half thi
expense of thn school, which will bu
roridurti'd frst In Stillwater mt.il
llshments and later In n m.i.l.'l
'leaning plant to be built on tlm
Support of the "truth lu fabrics"
bill which has been pren,.iued to
congress, was urged on Oklahoma
congressmen and senators by tho as
sociation, on tho ground that tlm
bill will protect the public In buy
Ing clothes. Of th" 115 attending
til.' reinvention, those from Tulsa
w. r.. P I ' ci iw e who i Ii r- -1
p. -ni. ni f. i lie i hli d ' ion- II
Huhl, N C Summers, Ki i Tuiss,
W O Ilohnefeld and wife. C II.
Huckaby and wife. A ilium fa'tculo,
IL, fjtono and Munan.