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TULSA DAILY WORLD, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 1021
Like Belgium Only
Very Much Bigger
Recalls When the Stars and
Stripes Saved Supplies
lly V. A. WHAY.
,,ONDON', Hopt. 22. Tho
oi'tl" against tho rain I no In
: lust Beginning. Hut, ins was the
, n Belgium In 191-1, tho prelim
i, irv ! niggle Involves not no much
a irNstlon of supplies as of organ.
c -mp.itlng whnt happened In the
, i-'v dayn In Hclglum tfi the present
f i nion In Ituswln may help to vls
(i , . the work lying: before the
A n Hran relief efforts. In both In
i .rt.es the relief workers wero
'icrt with a certain hostility; only
l i the preBent case they urn not
m1 with n ruthless urmy.
I tiiw the first American hlp con
laming food enter tho harbor of
Vnfrrdam on December 4, 1914.
lv gallant fomninnilnr hail never
It ' the was around "Now Scotia be
fore Hut despite Merman submn
T.ni.i and mines, although entirely
Ikti--taut of tho difficulties of At
l.imlr trnnsportatloti, he had safely
brought hl precious cargo Into a
tn utral port.
An auxloun crowjl of us, tho first
relief workors, nwalled him.
Throughout tho Saturday night ntid
during tho early hours of Sunday
w sranned tho son for tho ship's
approach. Dcsplto tho messages
from London wo began to doubt.
Then at lnft the vessel novo In Might
nd excitement grew to fever height.
IV c knew that nt last n million refit
gees, who had flcil unwelcomed Into
Holland, wero nt tho point of star
vation. We knew that nt least twice ns
many llelglans, In (heir native vu
ltures adjoining tho Dutch frontier,
wtre tn a like or worse predicament.
Intrepid Ainrrlcnit Officer.
It was 4 that afternoon whon the
hip cant anchor. Uy f o'clock wo
hud three gangs of men working orcnhlzatlon lhn treat l.iinlen nf
'.he iiemnns at iripio wngcw -in , Uccor w 111 fall 'almost entirely, llv
engine and unfolded thc"stars anil
"Now solzi! thont nt your peril,"
answered Captain Jackson.
Tho commandant gave wny. Tho
traln'n precious burden wns unload
ed. Many people wero Hived from
death nnd tho supply of American
food Into Itetglum was Initiated
thero nnd then.
Thero wore no workers on tho
spot sufficient In number to safe-J
guard tho food at the moment.!
Thoso present wore only able to cn-
suro tnu proper organization or its
nrrlvnl. It would take time for tho
requisite, personnel to reocn Delglum
from America In thoio troubled
Homer to the, Itesctip.
Herbert Hoover nsvert Hie situa
tion. IIo appealed to tho American
Ithodus scholars nt Oxford univer
sity to abandon tholr vacations nnd
devote themselves to the cause
They emtio ns one mnn.
Hut, as they would bo the flrot
lo acknowledge, they wero totally In-
exnerteficc,! ne.il fn.l vlfh nlreii,.
stances about which thiv hud never!
dreamed. Homo of them men Hko
uoiiertson Hmlth and Tracy Kltt
redgo have hIiich beenmn among
tho grentpst of relief administrators.
Hut nt that moment they wero fared
by an unkifcwn situation. It took
them months of wotk amounting to
slavery to put the organization on
Its feet. Mennwhll" fresh yvorkem
wero arriving irotn mo Lnuvui
Hut while this wan going on we I
In llotlerdnm were fnmcl with a new
problem. Despite, barbed wire and
wniries, lteiginns were escaping
across the .frontier In hordes that
oomctlincs suggested a plaguo of
Dilleh Wnry of 1'ihhI Illrw
There never has been any '.ovo
b,t between the Hutch nnd Ho,
glnns. In this case thu Helglnns arc
certainly not wolrnme. All the food
the Dutch possessed they wntited
for ,!i .nxelves. They never Intend
ed diking any chancco.
Today the American relief admin
istration In Itussla is faced with a
similar problem but In thin oaBo
tho refugees nnd the famlne-strlcken
are numbered In millions Instead of
The cry for food Is Indefinitely
greater. Tho need for medical nup
piles and comforts nro multiplied a
hundred fold. The situation Is not
olio "f dealing with people suddcnlV
thrust out of homo and plenty, but
of those who for threo years have
not known what n siiuaro meal luis
Aim'rtniAi Pnco the .Job.
At the priwent moment the
American relief administration nan
about a thousand skilled admlnls.
trntors nnd enn procure about MOO
more, it is certain tbut upon this
unload her. By- mid-day on Mon
day the greater part of nor food
was placed on tho wharf.
Wo had chartered a special train.
After providing for tho worst needs
of the refugees Into Holland our
rhlef aim wns to relieve tho Helglans
In thu Tourncmond district, . who
were reported tn ho llternllv on the
erge of starvation. Everything they
Kwrwd had bcenvplllnged by thu
Invading armies. '
c.ipioln Jacltson, of the Amerl-
November probably 10. 000. 000 neo
pie eiunl to half the population of
the United States will be either
dying from starvation in- In tb nmi!
Imminent dnnger. livery Contin
gency of cholera, typhiw anil mid
den exoduses of great mnses will
have to bo foreseen and guarded
In theso circumstances only super,
human efforts of nupporl will neo
the American administration
thrmiirh the nwfill nerlml iiwiiltln,-.
ran army, was In charge of the. train. They have a fine organization, enp
lth a small section of helpers he oblo administrators and workers and
speii on ins journey wun nil ine supplies.
steam that a Dutch engine could
make. It was when he found tho
llelglnn. frontier, with German ho!
Hut unless tho UnlAed Slates
makes one gigantic effort In send
ing voIunteerH, great cargooo of
diers confronting him, lhat tho real (food and seeds, together- with money
"Have you a permit to bring this
food In here?" nuked the command
ni nf the (iormnn troops.
'The permit of humanity," an
swered Captain Jackson,
if you hnve no official normlt
answered tho corn-
to insure credit in Huropc. the pres. j
em organization, may only no alo
to savu n email proportion of the
millions In need of help.
i'tIio government of Czechoslo
vakia has approprlirled substantial
then I shall solzo tho contents ofjnmounts to contlnm- the present
aerial tiansportatlon mervlco between
I'aris nun rrague md to develop
Captain .laoksop Jumped on the aviation lit home.
Mary Miles Minter Coming
to the Palace Theater Next
Sunday in Her Newest Play
if recent photoplays are nny Indl
eation, tho male wooer la rapidly
Ko'ng out of fashion, and tho femnlo
or the species is taking over thu
delicate business of wooing and
winning the llfo partner. ,
Mary Miles Minter, popular star,
nas been seen as a rofcourooful ho
roino who does 'her own proposing
)n her three most recent pictures,
Don't Call Me Little Oirl," "M"on
bBht and Honeysucklo" and In "Her
inning Way." which comes to the
' alaco next Sunday.
In this picture, however, she Is
no headstrong flappor, nor yet u
petted socjety girl, but a cool, calm,
Ullor-mndo young working woman
who earns her living by writing lit
erary reviews and interviews for a
ty newspaper. Of course she has
admirers, one moro p.rslsten: than
the others, wealthier, and mora
anxious to mako Ann glvo up her
Job and her Independence to he
corns tho woman In his home.
It is not over him, however, but
pver the photograph of a popul.tr
novelist that Mistress Ann's calm
nrt first Jumps a beat. So when
ne managing editor asks for an in
terview with said novelist, who
'0lhes Interviews, Ann gladly ac
cepts tho assignment ard hies forth
10 set her story, happy to meet tho
writer wlfcso faco sho likes hut '
whoso love scenes she criticizes be-1
cause they are unconvincing! I
If Donald Hnrgrnvo the novelist,
know little about women and love',
whon ho wrote "Hannah's Honey-I j
moon,'"sufflca, It to say that he was j
a past master Jn the gentle art of
potting before Nhe bright girl re
porter got through with him. Wo
assume that his next novel was on
tltlod "Ann's Honeymoon," for tho
picture, fades out with tlm erstwhllo
shy author meeting tho winning ho-
rolno all of half way.
Miss Minter. nlwios beautiful, .Is
charmingly unaffected ns Ann Ann
Inirton, tho girl lenorter. She wears
a trim luminous suit and a neat
midrt.'s uniform through tho grenter
pijrt of the picture, but dazzles thl 1
beholder with nt least one fllm?v
negligee anil one toveiy evening
frock beforo the end, so the ladles
who go to tho pictures to get fash
Ion hints aro not disappointed.
Oaston Glass, the handsome
young t'rech actor who has been
soen In half a dozen picture plays
recently, notably In "Humoresiiue,"
Iti iJadlng man In a cust that In
cludes such names as Kred (lood
wins, Uraco Morse, llolen Dunbar,
Carrlo cidrk ward, jonn kiiioii
and Omar Whjtehcad, Advt.
125 Milanalsc and Trico Petticoats, in a wide
variety of colors. Absolutely rJQ Q
marvelous values at pOtJO
Connected With to Other Establishment in the World
The Most Marvelo
You Ever SawFriday and Saturday
It is obviously impossible, to give details in our
advertising of our entire stock. The items
featured below arc only a few selected from
the most complete line of wearing apparel at
all prices in the southwest.
Pure Silk Hose
Beautiful silk hose of the kind that cause you to
come back for another pair. Poth plain and fancy,
in black, cordovan, Russian calf, navy and white.
All sizes. - '
95 $2-95 $$.95
Regular $10 and $12.95
New Fall Skirts
On Sale Now at
Manufacturers suffered enormous
losses in giving us this remarkable
purchase and we believe it will be
impossible to duplicate the values
later. A hundred skirts in all wool
Prunella cloth plaids and stripes.
Regardless of cost or for
mer selling price, we will
place on sale Friday and
Formerly selling from
$5,95. to $15, at the give
away prices of
$1.95 and $3.95
Georgettes, crepes do
chine and hand mades.
Our underwear department
has become the talk of
Tulsa. There are satin and
crepe de chine camisoles,
dainty step-in chemise, beau
tiful night gowns and petti
coats priced so moderately
Hhat we doubt your ability to
even purchase the materials
for the same.
From our tremendous collection of Fall Dresses we
offer for Friday and Saturday
Values That Will Greatly Surprise You
Hundreds of dresses just received and added to our alreadg large collection, thus
assuring you a wide variety from which to make your selection.
Satin Face Cantons
Crepe Hack Satins
The Suit Shop of Tulsa
Otters Friday and Saturday
Four Great Specials
These two groups include some remnrkablo values in plain
ncrgtis anil poplin. Othors in valour and Yalama, richly
fur-triininod. All greatly underprlccd.
Some of our finest suits are Included in these two groijps.
Plain and beautifully fur-trimmed models, drastically re
duced for this event only.
Luxurious. New Furs
For Wear Now and From Now On
30-lnch Coney coats, largo capo col
lar and bell cuffs. Hverv rnat gua,r
ameed to nlvo service and satlsfai
tlon. These aro Incomparablo values.
The snmo grade contrfTffilil last year
3d Inch nenr-seal oont, self collar qiid
bell cuffs. ISxtrnordlnnry value and 4,
i in not lie diipllciiled for loss than
JDS HO to (12i. Friday and Saturday
38 in, n model trimmed Hudson real
coat with deep jhawl collar and cuffs
of Fiiunk or eiulrrel; handsomely
lined List yonr's snlo price, J6s'i.
'i ins eai 'h sale prlco ,
$ Q C-00
American fox animal scarfs, per
feet pelts, extra large brush
Good values at S35 and S1G. On
snlo now at
Furs purchased during this sale will lie held upon a small deposit and stored free of charge
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