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"VOL XVI, NO. 174 TULSA, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 1922 20 PAGES PRICE 5 CENTS '
ONLY MEANS NOW
TO AVERT STRIKE
Rational Tieup Certainty
Under Terms of Order
''Suspension" Plan to Compel
1 Operators to Meet Them
nml Talk Wage Scale
GOVERNMENT "SITS TIGHT"
But Uncle Sam May Yet Ex
ert His "Influence" and
Save "Spring Revival"
I.VDIAN'ArOMS, Mnrcll 22
Earring tho miracle of a settlement
of v.aco difficult!' within the next
10 days, half i. million minora In
all the unionized hiiril and soft coal
mines of the United Staten nnd
Ilrlilsli Cnluniblu will drop their
tocls April 1 for an Indefinite, period
umHr tho terms of tho strike order
from International headquarters of
tho I nitcd Mlno Workers whleh
vvns tn tho mnlls toduy.
For tho first ttmo In the history
ef iho coal Industry, both the
I. luminous and nnthraclto mines of
tho na'lon. as forecast many weeks
So, nro to bo Idle at tho en mo time,
It tho Etrlko order Is carried out.
And union offlelala today raw no
ray of hope for averting tho na-tlon-widu
A Wow tn Industry.
While domestic constmors likely
will not suffer from any shortage
of coal resulting from tho mine tie
up. Industry lust now beginning tu
movo along with n firm stride, will
U cramped, lr tho view ot union of
ficials, The suspension. In effect n strike,
tvlll continue "until tho cows come
home." (n the words of union of
ficials who mako clear that the
tnlntrs ore determined to keep the
mtlro nnihraelto field nnd np
Proilm.ily three-fourths of tho soft
teal minrs "sewed up" until they
have attained their goal.
This goal la n. Joint conference
Mb tlir operators now made Im
possible by lefusal of certain bi
tuminous mine owners to partici
pate ar which they want to lire-
fin demands for continuation of
uio rrfsrtit wae schedules reten
tion of the check-off nystotn nnd
inaucuration of tho six-hour day,
iite-aay ween demand If the oper
ttors won. a 'cotno across" with tho
rctt ot tho progra .1.
Operators Hounlly Obstinate,
Tho oner.itnrH. linieev-,. nm rln
potions, and they lmvo no llkinsf
"icy ray. tor tho check-off nnd hnvo
no Intention of granting the shorter
mo ertert of tho suspension, to
JJ prer.pimted nt midnight March
'1 by tho order Just sent nut. In the
opinion Of llhlnn nfrfnlnU mIII l
To causo 000.000 miners to drop
""r toois without strike benefits.
To tie up about 0,000 of tho coun
try's 7 M)0 mine.
To closn up every anthracite mine
Mcauso the whole hard conl field
ro call out unionized soft coal
miners producing 2.225,000 tons a
To Icavo tho country's con) proJ
QU'-tlnn re,,..... .. i T
... l ujiuti nunuiiinii mm-
i do ivertr.g a maximum of GOo.-
" mns daily.
WASHINGTON. March 32. Shut
ru or mo coal mines on April
"i Mrlkn nr (inn nun , i. ,...,
PParently awakened little fear to-
umras high offlclnls of tho
l "nmcnt bat tho public Interest
"hi be endangered or that federal
inte-vrntirui utn i. .,.,.,....
A'tornry.fieueral Daughcrty snld
ffi'hpi) i ,trlk0 Program had not
""njrm of what tho government
itn . " 1,10 exerclso of Its tune
oni i t.cromo necessary. Tho attor
-w-fc-nerni aid he believed the
"j.NTi.viEn ox v.avs Titnun.
Europe Is Uoinn More
tolton From America
1 m nn' ,An,cr","n cotton totaling
.mi .. 1 "". Urnnce, Germany.
tnrtiri y "n tho six months
rablip'r ,nry Hccordlng to a
PSrSS.ln-,.ut 'vea by the do-
Iti iWw ' "Kricuiiuro touay from
kaW J,h eonsumptlon of 1.275,810
""'ib ina prcced UK six
edrAi haX Joseph Gerrlsh Ayers,
'i ; m-i, Ti ,L s- N-- retlrcrt' '"c'l
,.la.-8?.n ''" ". t
K.. STAWf w
a" !!! !'!.oV; .s"' W..SJ.. ......
"'nm, AiabuJanc. Mrvlc.-Advt.
James (. J,jons.
Jnmcs G, Lyons, oil oucrator of
Okmulgee, was tho man who en
gaged In tho short and practlcnlly
Ineffectual physical encounter with
uov. J. II, A. Robertson on tno
oernslon of tho latter's visit to Ok-
mulgeo recently. No charges wcro
filed following tho encounter.
Republican' Nominees in
FOR GOOD OF TULSA
Partisanism Laid Aside; Call
for Support ot All Citi
zens in Election
Just about tho cntlro available
slock pf I'litlutslnsni nllultc-il tu thlx
city to be concentrated In the re
publican liendnttaiiers A enncHiiuy
evening for tho brief period of tho
first pobt-prltnury nptiblkun gath
ering. It was with enthusiasm ihut num
bers of the republican city cential
committee ami members oi' the putty
greeted their nominees for city nr-
flew ns they wcro presented by John
HoKci'H. city central liialrnmn, ap-
plauso sounding thunderously at tho
iiatncn nnd to the bows of I rojih
N'owklrk, nomineo for school trea
surer. Charles Haley, nomineo for
commissioner N'o. 4, J. M. Atkin
son, nnmlnen for coinmlsfloncr N'o.
IVitil C. Meyer, nomineo for com
missioner N'o. 2, 13. K. Hhort, nomi
nee for commissioner N'o. 1; Mrs.
Kinnk Seaman, nominee for city
nuditor, and John It. Iladlcy made
tho standard-bearer for tht party In
tho coming election by his nomina
tion for tho oflfco of mayo..
With llku enthusiasm was hailed
lladley's strnlghtforwur.l. slmplo
plorige: "Merely tho getting and
holding nnd filling of Ihu office of
muyor Is not an honor, except that
It affords an opportunity to do and
glvo service to tho community. If
am elected. I shall nut In Hie
hardest-working two years of my life
In hi'lmlf of thin city's Interests and
shall consider thnt I have uttalned
no honor unless 1 ran tome to the
end of my term with u tecord of
sorvlccs well done. If I um elected,
1 expert to bond every effort to
ibnl.o this a better place, n mfer
nlace. In which to live, and n greater
city financially, Industrially and In
point of size."
Tho republlcnnH took Kindly to
Rouen.' adjurations to get to work
nnd do It now and to advim on pre
cinct organlxHtlnn. Tho repiibliriin
raiiipalKii Is In actlvo sway from now
on, KoKers snlil, tne iiesuiitinrters
will be fully manned and equipped
and ft campaign mnnnsir to be
named at onio by tne nncuunicH
will bo In charge. There will be n
republican mass meeting Saturday
evening at S o'clook In the municipal
auditorium for presentation to the
lenubllcan electornto o' the re
publican nominees and for otitllnlnn
by the nominees of their respective
Tulsa's .Next .Mayor,
"The next mayor of the rity of
Tulsa!" Thus M. C. Kpradllug, de
feated candidate for the mayoralty
nomination, Introduevd Hadley to
the crowd which pniked tho re
publican heaihiuaiters on Kast
Third to rnpiuity, Kpradllug saying.
"I did my best to win but my rrlend
has been successful In this canipalgr
and I wUh to congratulate you on
your good Judgment. I. too, voted
Dudley voiced appioiiailon not
only of the votes given h m but of
the good will and frlcndllr.iss shown
by backers ol the other contestant
before and niter thu primary elec
tion, lie plunged nt ouco Into prac
ticality. "Of course It Is an honor
to be placed by tho reptihi can psrty
us Its nomineo but I accept It aso
CONTINUED l'AQi: TWO
END OF WRANGLE
One-Hour-Limit Rule in
Effect on Debate Over
MANY EAGER TO TALK'
Flood of -Specially Prepared
Oratory Reaches Floor in
Last Hours of Battle
LAF0LLETTE LEADS ATTACK
Walsh Also Assails Docu
ment, Pomerene Flays Res
ervation; Reed Active
Night Sessions Necessary
WASHINGTON". March 22.
In order to glvo senators plenty
ot opportunity to discuss the
four-power i'aclflu treaty beforo
tho final volo on ratification Is
taken Friday afternoon, night
sessions will bo hold, according to
nn agreement reached this nltcr
noon. Tho first of theso extra sessions
will bo held tonight.
Kach senator 1h allowed to dis
cuss tho treaty for an hour be
foro the final vote Is taken.
WASHINGTON". March 22. A
flood of prepared speeches for and
ugalnst tho four-power 1'nclflc
treaty was loosed In the scnato to
day us thu period of unlimited do
bato enmo to nn end and u final
ratification vote Friday.
Tho one-hour limit on Individual
speeches was effective nt 3 p. m
today nnd several senators who had
prepared long addresses Jostled mu
another In bidding for recognition
In the eleventh hour crush ot
"canned oratory." Senators IjiFoI
lette, republican, Wisconsin, and
Walsh, democrat, Massachusetts,
were tho headllners today for the
treaty opponents whllu on tho other
side, tho right-of-way was given to
Senator l'omerene, dcmoriat, OhU
ono of tho leaders of tho element
of his parly favoring ratlllcutlon.
Lal'iillctm Leads Atlmi..
Tho four-power arrangement was
asmllcd by Senator I jil'olletto ns
a Bchcmo of Great Uritnln and Japan
to secuic co-operation and retention
of tho United States "In thtlr further
schemes of exploitation nnd Impe
rialism." Ho declared it wits viewed
by both Iirltlsh and Japancso states
men us merely. an extension of tho
Anglo-Japanese alliance which it
nbrogntrs and that In nettial prac
tice, It would rosult In binding tho
United States to support the policies
of London and Tokio against outside
"I do not know," said Senator
LaFolletto, whether tho IhJtlsh gov
ernment would not contend, It this
proposed treaty went into effect,
that Its dominions should inch lmvo
u separato volo under the treaty
tliey have under thu loncuo of na
tions. At all events wo do know
that tho Anglo-Japanese policy of
nggrcslon n ml Imperialism which
made tho Ihitlsh einplro nnd thu
Japanese empire close allien In the
past, will cause them to stand ns a
unit In opposition to the policies of
any power In the l'Hiitle ocean
which dares to Insist that the rights
of weaker people there shall be
recognized and protected. Whether
they out-vote us 0 to 1 oi 2 to 1, Is
Signers to Ho "Adjusters."
"When such a controversy arises
the signers of this contract are to be
convened. When so convened thu
controversy is to be referred to them
constituted as a board or body and
it is to bo refcrrul not merely lor
roNT!Ni:ui on pai;k ninnr.
WOULD REDUCE ARMY
llmiM- rnwir.s ut In i,"i,(ll)(t Hit
IMcd men Discuss Withdrawal
of I'urrlgti Garrisons.
WASHINGTON. March 22 The
house gave Its appioval today to u
provision of t! army upptoprlu
t Ion bill which would require the
reduction by July or regular army
enllsud stienatb ' 115. 000 and
then proceeded to discuss wheth r
congress should direct withdrawn!
of i e i tain troops stationed 111 Ghlnn,
Ilauuli. tho Panama canal none a-nl
on the Rhine. Secretary Weeks has
alruidy ordered the troops from he
The bill piovdes that before .he
coming fiscal year approximately
C.BOU troops stationed in Hawaii,
2.000 men on duty In tho canal rone
und tho entlro nco of cut) garri
soned in liilna ns woll its all but
000 men and officer1 In the nnny of
occupation l i Qertnany must be
broucht i-aik to tne ' nttcti .si tc4
Aflcr extended diseussk'i ,ie
house by a decisive majority re
jected amendment which would
hove fixed tho maximum enlisted
strength nt levcla olhcr than tho
U.S. DEMANDS PAY
FOR HER TROOPS
Calls Attention to Agree
ment of Allies to Foot
ACCOUNTS FOR. GOLD
Hughes Note Shows America
Has Next Claim to Money
Paid by Germany
WASHINGTON. March 22. Tho
American army of occupation was
sent Into Germany nnd was con
tinued thero upon the basis of tho
light of tho United States to bo paid
"Us actual cost upon an -cunl toot
ing with tho allies," and this gov
ernment Is "tinnblo tn conciudo Hint
the Jusilcn of lis claim is nut fully
recognized," m cording to Identical
communications delivered today by
American diplomatic representatives
to tho governments ot Ilelglum,
Great llrltaln, France, Italy and
The notes were delivered under
InstiuctloiiH from Seerettuy Hughes
of the department of state, nnd were
occasioned by recent information
from American observers tn Kuropc
that thu iillled governments appar
ently contemplated nrntiiKenicnts
wiih h would Ignore American army
costs altogether. The amount of the
claims of tho United Slates for Its
army costs, the unto declared, was
understood to ba free from any sub
stantial dispute, but It was deemed
to bo appropriate, "In view of ro
cent developments," to "aoiualnt tho
allied governments with the repeat
edly reiterated statemefit that the
government of tho United fitnes was
expecting full payment of tho costs
of Its army In the Rhlneland.
Ilasls of 1'. S. Claims.
HaslH for the American claim, tho
notes nolnted out. was found In Hm
armlstico agreement to which the
United States was signatory antl
which provides for mllltiuy occupa
tion of Germany by the allied and
Amurlcnn forces Jointly.
I'rloilty of payment for the total
cost of all armies of occupation
was imposen ny tho treaty of Ver
sailles, tho note ct forth, and since
i ne runt f the united States to
ihare In that priority was "not ex
pressly conditioned" upon rntlf'ca
tliin of the treaty by the United
States. I'Hllure to ratify should not
ho construed s arf ctlng in any way
American rights. In that connection
the notes pointed out that "Germany
has explicitly consented to the prior
ity of pnyment of the cost of the
Atneilciin armv of occupation, ti-" -withstanding
the fact that tho treaty
of Veifuillles has not been ratified
by the United fjlates."
Account liirMJolil IMjnicnl".
Tin- notes et forth that the total
of all in mles '( occupation from .No
vember It, UJ18. lo May 1. IBS I .
nmottnteil to , CSS. 282.000 gold
marks; that the amounts duo to Ilel
glum, France and Italy for their
army cnnts for Unit period had been
paid in full nnd that the unpaid bal
ance due in May 1921, amounted to
1.600,090. 000 gold mark of which
! (115,87 1 gold marks were due Uih
United rltaii-4 and the remainder due
to the British empire. It was point
ed out also that the Iirltlsh gov
ernment had received I30.H96O00
gold marks between May 1 nml !c
(ember 31. 1921, and t hut the
"payment was expressly mads and
received subject to tho lights of the
In conclusion the notes stated
that the American government
would welcome any suggest inn from
tho allied governments "for the ten
sonable adjustment of this matter."
and the powers were informed that
"upon receiving assurances of pay
ment." thin government would be
"only ton Imppv to prurerd to the
'onsldf rat nm of -ui t .i I. ' . ni -i'n lc.
which It its alms in gin lie natls
flcd. Tllli 'wiiATIUin
Tl UfA Hnr n I ll-um t' mint
mur-i. 0 gr-utliean wind clear
OKLAHOMA TliumJiiy unitltltd, I'll
day ir Jbstly (air, wider.
Robertson, Dennis, Rebo ld-Indicted
Gov. J, II.
Okmulgee Jury Indictment
Says Governor Took Share
Ily tin Awim'dili'il PrpfS.
iiK.MI I.iiUP;. .Mai li 22 Whole
sale grand Juty ibaiges that n hoi leu
of iiiiestluiialilc financial manipula
tions had been conducted by nn
ulleged Insolvent stuto bank and
welo continued after llii purchaso
by another statu Imnk hero, cul
n.lnntlng In tho failure of tho insti
tution in Hie fall of last vcur, were
In ought to light hero today when it
iiMiima known that Indictments mid
been returned against (Jov. J. II. A.
Robertson ot Oklahoma, Fred G.
Ueniiis. ioi mer state banking com
missioner, noil several local capital
ists nfti r an Investigation into statu
bank failures In Okmulgcn count;.
Aoocplcil itrllM'. Charge.
Tho guv-rnor and former 1 :inl(lns
commission ;r oru churgud with
accepting n bribe, to permit tho
Guaranty Statu bank hern to con
tinue to operate, after they hnd found
It to bo it.solwnt nnd then indltt
incuts against thu local uioti, nit ac
tlvo officers In tho two hanks, m.iilu
allegations of eribozzlement accept
ing a br'be, ''r.t.lng nn oifi:r, -c-
celvliig deposits in an Insolvent bank,
perjury, lion owing money Willi of
ficers and ntheis.
Tho sh.-r'ff lodny began serving
warrants lor lit arrest ot the de
fendants and enrly tonight ull had
appeared nr 1 mndo bond pending
their trial except Governor Itobeit
son. Men ni, nnd four men reported
to bo out of the city, two of whom
are named In connection with the
failure of slide banks nt Preston aril
Dennis' Whereabouts Unknown.
As for iho former banking coin-
inissluuer, loon! authorities say they
havu no definite Information as to
his piesent whereabouts. He dis-
apptnred from Oklahoma City soon
utter resigning ins office anil rumors
since then have icpurteil nlm to be
nt Wpodwiird, Okla., Hot Springs.
Ai'K., a point on ttiu Texas hordei.
and In California. In mld'tloii to u
chin go of accepting it brine, he Is
wanted under a separate indictment
charging falluic to i lose n statu
bank after he had fount! It to bu In
solvent, Tense oxiitement prevutled ut tho
courthouse this morning n thu court
clerk was preparing thu wai rants In
the bank case. At an early hour,
some of those Indicted und others
who wero not were to he seen with
their attorneys In small groups In
antochnjnbers and corridors. They
apparently had nntltipsteil Dm
grand Jtny action and picpared to
perfect their bonds tu forestull a
possible Jail sentence.
Ily the time the wai rants were de.
llvered to tho sheriff, however, tt
was necessary to serve all of them
because the self-Judged defendants
had gioun tired of waiting. AH
wine spared the humiliation of a so
journ behind the bars, however, nnd
bonds for their release wero per
fected Willi a few minutes after they
had been officially notlfier: of their
Warrants Served Wcilne-ilai.
Tli"i" w h were i-erved lo'lay nnl
ehiirK'S iifcjiinsi tlu rn at, uj fol
l,.i. i ,-,w.tt ...r,,, ,n. ,l. I...
' io 'uliit and forintr incident of
i lie Guaranty Statu Imnk which was
nureliuocj ny tho Hank of Commerce
In January of last year, charged vvllji
accepting dcporlts In an Insolvent
Paid to Dennis
hank lu four casos and bribing an
John II. Heboid, widely known oil
operator and lumberman, and vice
president of tho Guaranty Htatu
bank, charged with accepting de
posits In an Insolvent bank lu four
enses, bribing an officer, accepting
billies, perjury and borrowing monuy
from it bank whlln an officer.
John W. Hamilton, president ot a
local wholesahi grocery, and a dlceo
tor In tho Guaranty Htato bank,
charged with borrowing money
while un officer.
Harncst" G. Ray, cashier of tho
Hank ot Commerce-, chaigcd with
accepting deposits in an lnsolvont
hank lu four cases, embezzlement In
threo cases nnd making n falso re
port na to thu condition of tho hank.
Heboid and Cook Ilnndlcil llrlbo?
Heboid anil Cook aro charged
Jointly with giving Governor Robort
sou and Dennis u 2M00 cashier's
check as a biibo "to Influenco their
acts" after Dennis had found tho
Guaranty Htato hank to lmvo been
Insolvent In nn examination ot U"
hank's nffalrs on September 27, 1020.
It was also alleged that Dennis failed
to mnkn n truo report of the bank's
condition to the banking hourd and
that ho and tho governor agreed to
placing UiO,000 In state funds In
Urn bank and that It he permitted to
continue to do business.
Tho indictment ngnlnst tho gov
ernor and Dennis ehnrgml that Don
ids found the Imnk insolvent and
that the two "having pow r under
tho law to determine tho solvency or
insolvency of thu bank did unlaw
fully, corruptly and felnnlously ac
cept $ 2 5 , 0 (i o as a brlbu or re-.ird
finm Heboid under nn agreement
that Iho bank would bo allowed to
continue to do business whllu In u
state of Insolvency."
Admitted Passing- Check.
Dennis has admitted ren lvlng the
(2fi,000 chock but st, il eil that it was
nald him for an on luime in jh asnn
county which ho sold t" ll hld Ho
also stated that he gav Governor
Robertson 8,333.33 of 1 1 1 . money as
payment for his share in the k-1 w
This transaction was made tho
subject of a legislative Inven i -n ion
In 1920, after which the toii. uu.g
was said of the lease ' V' ui
mltteo Is convinced that tb
sold by Dennis to Jtclioi i n
that time, us they lioih iif
condemned turrltory and not vvm'b
II per aero anil that the sal' -r ran
lease to Rebuilt. If nv li -!'
was made, was a pretext to m. "t
a corrupt transaction in v i , , tt.
bold paid J25.000 and n win the
governor tiaitliipsleii, i,, h . im
bank passed without irln. i-n ,n t
the use of lUO.OOO for Hi- i i '
In nhother part of Hie r. ( h 'he
committee stated that It found $1 o
00(1 III stal'l funds hud lieen tb
posited In tho Guaranty State hank
on September 27. ln rt ty nene.-i
exumltud It. "notwllhsliinding w :s
lu u rotten and tailing "d n- "
Cook Di'iilcH (iiun;(
1 Cook In a Bj,a"oini -"" " '
the Associated I'r, (Ko.iil Hun
ho had ail part in i no iK;ylmM
Jot the $25,000 to In ,i ami onl bis
I only knu,iedgo of "any J'Jj.000
check" wuh that Heboid obtained a
'cashier's check for that amount ut
CONT1NIUD ON I'AOB TWO
HARRELD BACK TO
VOTE ON TREATY
Oklahoma Senator Cuts
Short Health Trip to
BONUS BILL DIVISION
Most oC Oklahoma. Conurcsa
men Relieved to Favor Bill;
Two May Opposo
SnwUI In Ths World.
WASHINGTON, March 22. Sen
ator John W. Harreld, returned to
day from lils two-weeks stay in
Florida, much Improved In health,
lint still fur from his accustomed
vigor. tV'iintor Harreld curtailed
his health trip' In order to vote, on
the four-power ttunty, of which ho
Is it supporter.
Hurreld s physician today forbade
him returning to his desk within thn
uuxt two weeks. He also advised
against his speaking In favor of till
four-power pact as he wishes to do.
The Junior Oklahoma, senator, It Ills
physician will permit him to do so,
will go with thu senalti iiKilrulturnl
committee, of which hp Is it member,
leaving WnahliiRtmi Saturday night.
If I Tu la not allowed to tnako thin
trip he probably will go to somo
quiet place for ft week or two.
UKiitiinmnns racing thn voto on
the bonus bill tomorrow, todny wero
besieged with last hour telegrams,
both urging that they voto for ami
ngnlnst It. Six Oklahoma members;
cnnniucr, l'ringoy, Bwnnk, jic.
Cllntlc, Ocnsman nml Ilcrrlck xvero
put down ns certain to voto for tho
bonus, Miss Robertson was put
down ns ccrtnln against It. Carter
was listed ns doubtful, with the
chances In favor of him Joining Miss
llolicrtsnu in a voto against it.
AMC OP HrCDUOTIONH IN NAVY
Radical Cuts May Result In Concen
tration of licet In Pacific.
WASHINGTON. Mar. 22 Radical
reductions In tho navy discussed by
hnusfl appropriations commltteo
mourners may result in nnval aban
donment of Atlantic waters nnd
concentration ot tho reduced fleet
In Iho l'aclfle. somo navy officers
hellevr. I!ffrent training f r war
of Um reduced establishincti', tt was
explained by ono office. r today
woiiiii refmiro sucti action.
eeedogii ngainn Riley, nnd those
.iiihn l loou, (inw aro u(j(,p advisement by tho at-
Joim 1' Cook ts nnmcil in p-.tml torncy-ijeneral s office,
lury charges ut Okmulgcs as tiavinu Riley is facing trial on a charge
I at tit ipaicd In the iiuniln r.t the nt ontht"7.!liig city fund::, which
$28 000 Initio niluged to tuvo been wna filed followtnfi nn Investigation
paiil for uo of Htato funda ) "lila of thu failure, of thu JJank ot Com
' ovc' the Guaranty Utulo ba' k. incrco lieio recently,
py n u
OF JURY PROSE
BY MOTOR ROUTE
13ondsmcn Oualifv to '''
Extent of $350,000
KNEW IT WAS COMING
No Surpriso to Him, Says
Chief Executive; Ready
to Meet Issuo Now
HAS NOTHING ELSE TO SAY
Case in Hands of Ilia Attor
neys ; Asks for Cigar Aft
er "It's All Over" ,
Ily ths Ansnclstril frets.
OK.MUI.GUi:, March 22. Govcr-
lit ,1. II. A. Itolx'NMiii, iiccnmpaulcil
by Col. H. II, .Marlilmin of thu nn-
Itomil gnartl, nml his nltorny, ?,
I). lodlck, arrived hero nt n:;i() to
night by iiiitomohllo tti iiutliu hnnil
pending Ms trial on n timrgo of nil
icpllng n bribe, for which ho vns
Imllclcil hy thu district court grand
jury last night.
Ah Ills motor car pulled up lit
front of thu office of Union nml
Carter, local nltnnicjs whom hn
cinplujcil, Sheriff I'riink Sowers uf
Gkiiiulgcu isiunty stepped mil anl
lifter greeting thu governor cor.
dlally, wild: "(ioyemor, l'vu ot n.
wiirranl for yon,"
iUAIiIIIIC WITH $350,000,
'J'lio governor nctvpfcil scrWco
nml Imiiiisllatcly repaired to thu of
fices of his local nltoriicrs nml
signed Ills bond of $.1,I)(IU. Mil routo
lieri) Ihu giili'i'iior nlckcil mi iHo.nf-
iliiiilnlauccN at Hcnrjctla to act us
honilsiiii'ii nml Ihcso Willi six Ok
iuulgci men signed his bond iiunliry.
Ing Willi sureties lolnllng (3,10,000,
After moo formalities had been
completed, thn governor Issued tho
ioiioimiil written statement:
'"Mils Inillctmcnt. cunilnir ns It
does, after Hut events hero of two
weeks ugo, Is un surpriso to mo nor
any uf my friends. I am hero to
meet thu Issues without delay. Tim
nailer so far as I am concerned
Is In Hm bunds of my nttorncjB,
whoso nihlec 1 wllj follow,"
Ho declined in comment furilicr
on Hie Indictment, itcchtrlnu "thut
Is ull I lmvo io sny ut present."
nml liamlcil to tho court clerk, Gov
ernor Robertson Jovially mopped Ids
brow nml said; "Now Hint that is
over Willi, will someone! glvo mo n
His bondsmen wero ns follows:
W. II. Criime, 1. l Farri'll, It. W.
Hamilton, .1. T. King. II. II. Smith.
W, O, llassclt, nil of Okmulgee, and
f. K. Wlillenton nml c. Sander
win of Hcnrjctta.
Governor Rohertaoii, who enrly
tonight surprised Oktmilgcu by th
riving: hero by motor cur slip I
Mulctly out of town shortly after
H o'clock tonight presumably to
contlnun his filing Jourucj this
tlmu hack lo thu capital,
MI'S OUT OP TOWN".
Ono of thu local nltornejs w'ln-i
Ihu governor has rcfuliusl, wild ho
thought Iho cvcciithn hud rcluriusl
to Oklalioiun lily, ultlmugli no out)
(iiiild Is) fiiiiml who hail lienril him
iiiimo Ills doiliiatloii. (governor
Robertson had old newspaper men
I t he did not know when ho
would is'turii io Oklahoma City. It
was tliongbi, however, that ho
would Mil) hero for n few hours'
rest mid piobubly iiitch nil curly
lie did not icglstcr nt n hotel ami
as mi trace could he found of Coin
mi Mnrkhaui of the National guard,
and il. I. I.jdlcli, Ids ntlornc). who
ai'coiiipaiilisl him on his ilile here,
after Iho arrangements for homl hail
been completed, It was presumed
that the party hail returned to thn
(upltnl In Hie Mimo niaiiucr in which
Gotcritor Rols'rtMin left Okla.
Iioiini (Ily at noon today without
lON'TINLKD ON TAQIJ TWO
WILL VOTE ON RECALL
Sulphur Clllieus Toko Action on
I'rooeeillngH Hrotight Against
Muvnr Hut Hllcy April -I,
IJpfMil to Tht World.
131 1.l'HUR. Mnrcli 22. An election
i to vote on recalling Mnyor W. II.
(Pat) Riley was set for Anrll t by
tho county board today, following
the receipt ot u petition sluncd by
Although tho names wero not
checked County Attorney Uogan
ecommended calling tho election ns
n means of avoiding ouster proceed
ni!H, bo said. Steps wero taken
i.tvcai weeks ago to file ouster tiro-