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RELIABILITY CHARACTER ENTERPRISE
OKLAHOMA'S GREATEST NEWSPAPER
VOL. XVI, NO. 251
TULSA, OKLAHOMA, FRIDAY, JUNE 9, 1922
PRICE 5 CENTS (
'LET PEOPLE SAY,'
TO BONUS 'BLOC
Urges Senate to Let Issue
Go Over Until After
BILL IS UPTO SENATE
JJcCumber Gets Measure Be
i, foro Upper House and
!' Speaks for Passage
BILLIONS, ESTIMATED COST
JVould Be Spread Over Period
of 43 Years Beginning
, on January Next
WASHINGTON, Juno g. Tho
sciaicrs- norms pin was iormauy pre-
sented tonight to tho senite after a
'first effort by Chairman McCumbor
cf tho flnanco committee to report
lit at tho opening1 of the session had
been blocked by Senator Williams,
Senator Williams was absent from
the senate when Senator McCumber
presented tho measure, for tho second
time, but camo into the chamber a
few minutes afterward. Tho prescnla
tlon followed a quorum call and was
without discussion. The bill auto
matically went to the senate calendar.
In attempting to offer the bill soon
after the senate met at 11 a. m.
today, Senator McCumbor said that
"In tho vory near futuro I hope to
be able to lay asldo the tariff bill
for a day or so for tho purpose of
considering ana passing1, if possible,
the compensation bill.
"In tho soldiers' compensation
bill." he added, "we havo nothing
out an American bill. I hope wo
hall be able to dispose of it as an
HtllVI ,1 -.11 JlitTUnuiU .11 .III) milllDBHli.,
that we voted for appropriations to
1mm Inn. a ....a In It. ..ma nth If
carry on tho war."
Underwood for Delay.
Senator Underwood of Alabama,
th democratic leader, exprecsed the
hone that, when the bill was called
up, It would be by a vote of tho
lenato and that unanimous consent
for Its consideration would not bo
requested. He said If It was pro'
posed to pass the bill at this session
it might as well bo considered now
s in July or August.
"I should bo very nlad." he added
"If the bill went over until after tho
elections so that the American
people might havo an opportunity to
voice their sentiments on the sub
I Senator Underwjod said he felt
Wat the bonus bill. If paused, "will
not only work Inlurv tn the Amer
lew people, but will In the end work
in injury to the men whom It pro
poses to help." Ho estimated the
bill would cost anywhero from
(4.000.000,000 to 17,000,000,000 and
swa it was drawn In such a way
that It would havo to be paid for
in ino ruturo ana thus would be
come a burden upon the former
i remze, so far ns I am con
cerned," ho continued, "that any ef
fort on my tiart to nrovont the oas-
of this bill will be practically
'utile, i recognUo that what I say
'presents on the democratic side
ly a few senators and only a few
Senators nn tll rftmihllonn tiMn "
nd the bill to tho sonata calendar
unaer an unanimous consent agree
"Hit. ma do nftCf-nsnrv hv thn nnrlln
T?ntary procedure, but Senator "U'll
nn opponent of tho measure,
I. , yui4iiiu( lis 411(1 AVCb UBII"
(Of Alhlirat dninnt-ti ArUnnn feiiM
thfi "U-nr nrnril.sm Kn.n' tr.att4
r'r' claims against the government
mm every time it was proposed
compensate the soldiers, objection
ys made. Urginir Senator McCum-
km 1 mBke motion to bring the
,7 beforo the senate he shouted
r"t the time had como to show
r ian sr"' cufaB anQ and
i - "r mcuumoer expiainea mat
.,;.us "toPPed from offering any
"v" motion by the "gentleman'
fr,5m!"it that no controversta
iff Iilon would 00 ctUtH up with
""'"jlvance notlco being slven to
i-.w'or noblnson, democrat, Ar
fi "?" "Id ho wanted It under
r-iV.nt Senator Williams action
CONTINUED ON PAOB FIVE
ADAM AND EVE JAILED
JPP e Who Entered Wood Naked
t""1 ior Violating Game Law.
HOULTON Me., Juno 8. Mr. and
van a. Sutter, known
- . nciq ni.cn. vu iw-
r. charged with violating game
tk. Mr and- Mr" Sutter entcrod
"Maine woods several weeks ago
"tout clothes for th'o purpose of
mey could subsist as
primitive man and woman.
iHl0Aao' ,un6 . More than
! thousand persons blocked traf-
on state street. Chicago's busiest
"'"ouRhfare. today while they
th..i. 4va f,rB In ,nB State-Lake
iitii 1 i'dlng which did damage
fol k1! at '75.000. Scores of po
tha ? to be ca,,eo oul to llPerse
u. V. KBr" ana Prevent a com
J?'.UP fit traffic Jn the down
Son From Forced
Aged Man Wounds Two of
Son's Assailants Before
OIL CUT, Ta., June 8. Wllllnm
McKee, (0, was shot through tho
heart and instantly killed early to
day as ha rushed to tho defense of
lili son, Willis, who It la charged
wag bolng forced at tho point of a
eun to promise ho would marry Miss
Kllrabcth Huddlcston. The tragedy
occurred on a hlehwny near tho
McKee home In West Tlonesta.
The elder McKoe, armed, la said to
have ruahed toward two men who
held his son captive, Shots were ex
changed. McKco dropped.
Lymnii Huddleston also foil,
wounded. Tenter ho wns arretted and
charged with murder. Ills nephew
James Huddlcston was hold as an
OUNTY G. 0. P. TO
RESORT TO DRAFT
Capable Men and, Wom
en" to Be "Persuaded"
to Seek Legislature
IRS. LINDSAY FILES
C. Carrick Also Gets in
tho Running John Fields
Club in County Planned
A movoment to draft, or other
Isrf persuade, a number of "capnblo
men or women" to fllo as candidates
for tho state legislature from Tulsa
county was Instituted by a group of
30 or more republican leaders in nn
Informal confcrcnco Thursday eve
ning In tho municipal auditorium,
nd at tho came tlmo an organlza
Hon of a John-FUlds-for-govcrnor
club put under way with enthusiasm.
As Tulsa county has not jioidea
oven a baker's half-dozen candidates
for the legislative halls on tho ro-
nubl can ticket, and ns mine closes
Irrevocably Saturday of this week.
action must bo taxen at onca una
developments will take place within
the next 48 Hours or never. Jjran
ins of candidates Is to bo tho ca
peclal business of a committee com
posed of B. O. Lingo, chairman of
the Tulsa county central committee;
D. Evans, T. J. Hartman, Alva J
Nlles and C. K. Harvey, to hold ex
ecutlve session early Friday after
noon at 1020 Kennedy building?.
Mrs. T.lndscr's Ilonnt-t In.
Mrs. Lllah U. Llndsey. Tulsa
"old-timer." stepped Into tho race
by sendlnK In the required announce
ment Wednesday. She has not yet
announced a platform. This Is the
second political office to bo sougnt
by Mrs. Llndsey, tho first having
been for nomination for commls
sloner in tho spring republican pri
marlcs. W. C. carricK, an attorney,
h nut filed from here for the low
er house and It Is understood,
llinueli tho action Is not Vut offlcliil'
ly registered, that a Mr. Wiles of
Sklatook and a nixbylto have Just
filed for tho legislature. The ear
liest flung from this county was oy
llryant, colored. From this county
five members are to be elected to
the lower house and ono to the sen
nln. in thn fnll.
Organization of a jonn-neias-iur
governor club will be effected at a
rally of Tulsa republicans to bo held
early next wcck.
I'lpllld' NlllllinrilTH DUST.
In the lullof that now Is the ac
ritnliln lime for rcnunllcans to
bind themselves together In eupport
of John Fields, tho conferees de-
fMwi m -nll ft mectlnir for this PUr
pose cither Monday or uuesaay oi
the coming week, tho final date and
place and other arrangements to bo
settled by a committee headed by
Lingo and composed oi .-iies,
rnihr. Willard Foster. Bailey E,
Boll and F. F. Nelson. The confer
n .lAvntnnorl at the Instigation o
T. J. Hartman, a personal friend and
warm admirer or mo raimioaw
governor on tne repuuuean unci,
nrf na nrdnMod over by Lingo,
Expressions of esteem for Fields
alternated with predictions of vie-
tory for him ai tne pona uii
Airtinn nay. niiea uoii.i4
mihinir run nroveni rieiu uicu
,i " nri Mm. c. E. Lahman, stat
nnm'miHpmvnman. declared that
n.M. i a mil n tn command tho re
spect and loyalty of republican
women and that they will support
him to a woman.
Armistice In Chinese War.
PKKINC5. June 8. Wu I'el I u,
dominant Chlnaso military lMaer.
and Chang Tso Lin. .Manchurlan
war lord, have agreeu u
armistice, tho suspension ot noniiii-
ties to continue inaeiinneiy ....
the two discuss a permanent peace.
U. S. Will Make BlR Hcfund.
WASHINGTON, June 8. Secre
tary Mellon, expects to refund about
v,.1 n hllllnn dollars of the six
billion dollars of the eovernment's
short dated aeDi on June m, i
said today at the treasury.
TULSA. Junt I. Mtilmum
mum It. outh wind cletr.
OKLAHOMA Frldtif sad
tl.unmr ihow.ri Stturdny nd "'''Jj 2
"tit portion Friday, not uiuca ensnst la
2 HURT IN 0.
TRIAL OF LAWTON
PASTOR ON ARSON
CHARGE IS BEGUN
Church Fire ' Discovered
After Irwin Left, Wit
THREE MEN ON GUARD
Board Members and Preacher
Watched Edifice to Pre
SAYS THREATS WERE MADE
ire Chief Declares Fire
Probably Incendiary Caught
in Pile of Waste
LAWTON, Juno 8. Testimony
that the nev. Thomas J. Irwin with
two elders guarded tho First Presby
terian church on tho night of April
22. last, and that they left tho
church building only a few minutes
cetore a fire broko out, was brought
nut hero today In Justice court at
the preliminary hearing of arson
charges ngalnst Mr. Irwin, former
pastor of the church, and 11. C.
Lewis, a former elder.
U. If. McQulnn. member of Mr.
Irwin's church board appearing for
the state was tho principal witness.
Six witnesses were examined before
adjournment early tonight. The
hearing began shortly after 4
o'clock this afternoon.
McQulnn testified that at his sug
gestion, ho and Irwin and Lewis
went to tho church about dark on
the evening of April 22 to stand
guard. Ho said the three stayed
Until about Jl p. m. Tho flro broke
out 20 minutes later.
Asked on cross-examination why
a guard was maintained at tho
church, McQulnn said that some
time previous tho church had been
entered nnd a motion nlteum ma
chine destroyed. Irwin, tho witness
said, had prepared nn announcement
ror tne newspapers that tho ma
chine had been repaired and that a
motion picture show would bo held
In tho church tho next day. Church
motion pictures formed opo of tho
Issues over which the congregation
of the church had wngod a bitter
Thrt'O Guards In Church.
McQulnn testified he feared that
publication of the announcement
would lead to further troubln nnd
for this reason prevailed upon tho
pastor and Mr. Lewis to irnnnl the
, McQulnn said ho entered tho
cnurcn with Irwin and Lewis and
that all throe walked throuch thn
assembly room nnd entered tho ves
tibule at the main entrance on the
north side, where ho nnd Lewis oc
cupied chairs, whllo Irwin lay on
Later the witness testified Latvia
ana irwin went Into the assembly
room together. McQulnn said h
saw tho mlnlstor looking out tho
MCQUInn said tho three did nnt
stay together all evening, that Lewis
ana irwm remained In tho lower end
of the church most of tho tlmo,
whllo he watched on the vcstlbulo.
appeared ns Now t.unnls.
Then, he said, Irwin nnd Lewis
came to the vcstlbulo and talked
about leaving, suggcstllg that they
(irwln and Lewis) go back through
the Rltcy while McQulnn stated ho
thought Irwln and Lewis went
around the church and came back
10 tno front entrance from the enst
so that It would appear more guards
were coming to relievo those in tho
building. The witness said Lewis
and Irwln were gone only a few
minutes, just long enough to walk
around the church.
When they came back, McQulnn
said he asked them It they had soen
anyone, iney answered no, no tes
McQulnn then said lie sug
gestod that they depart but Mr.
Irwln said he wanted to telephone
to his wife. The, minister went Into
the church annex, McQulnn said.
arid talked over tho telephone for
three or four minutes.
When the minister camo back, all
three walked out and down the
street toward tne business district
Find Church on Fire.
After they had proceeded about
two and ono-half blocks, McQulnn
testified, the city flro whistle
CUilIlHUKD ON J-AUB FIVE
Police Seek Senders
Of Anonymous Letters
By WEBSTER K. NOLAN.
J. N. H. Staff Correapondtnt.
BOUNUUIIOOK, N. J Juno 8.
Secret service men attached to
guard the body of President Hard
ing are making every effort to lo
cute an anonymous sender of tele
grams to the president and Senator
Fjclingnuysen, the president's host
Insisting upon a personal Interview
with tne president. Today's tele
gram stated that the stranger
would bo at Rarltan today and at
Princeton tomorrow, where the
president Is expected.
It Is believed the message Is from
Tht Qrtak Sarcophagi art marbU tomku.
Plainer 96 Axcvuot naYS inm. Arvcruaa'
By High Official
Kansas Attorney - General
Says no Law to Prevent
TOPF.IfA, Kan., June 8.
"Thero Is nothing In tho stato law
which prohibits it school teacher
from dnnclng," lllchard J. Hop
kins, attorney-general, and tonight
In nn Informal opinion on the capo
of Mrs. Clara White of Emi
nence, Kan., who hits claimed
thnt sha was unable to havo her
certificate renewed because sho
attended a dance.
Mr. Hopkins said thnt ho would
investigate tho enso further and
would not hand down a formal
opinion until ho discussed tho
caso with Miss Loralno Wooster,
stato superintendent of publlo In
struction, whom , Mrs. White
charges with having refused to
grant her tho renewal.
"I huv; nothing but Mrs.
While's Iotter so far," Hopkins
stated tonight, "and I want to
know moro about the cane. Miss
Woostor Is out of tho city nnd
there .will not bo nny formal opin
ion until sho returns nnd 1 havo
dlsciiFhed tho caso with her. I'm
alto Investigating the caso through
the Eminence school liourd."
Mr. Hopkins said thnt the use of
the school house for a dance In a
rural community una a mutter In
tho "rcosonahlo discretion of the
district school hoard."
Says Ambitious District
for Inglewood Raid
ACCUSED TO GIVE UP
Surrender of Indicted Men Is
Postponed for n Day;
Hard to Round 'Em Up
ATLANTA. Ga., Juno 8. Declar
ing the Inglawood raid, which has
resulted In th'o Indictment of Cali
fornia official:) of the Ktl-Ktux
Klan. was tho result of nolltlcal
ambitions of District Attorney Wool-
wine of Los Angeles, Edward Young
Clarke, Imperial Klcuglo of the Ku
Klux Klan, Issued u statement lmre
todny announcing ha did not In
tend to ullow tho Inglewood Incident
to disturb thn klan.
Clark asserted the reasons Ifor
and tho cause which led up to tho
inglewood affair havo licon sup-
presrod." Ho charged that the
actual facts of tho raid Involved
a descent by ctzens of Jnglewood
on a bootlegging Joint operated by
Spaniard, clur ng which 800 gal
lons of Illicit liquor was confis
cated nnd destroyed.
Clarke declared this Spaniard hnd
openly boasted that ho was free
from tho law nnd that this nrouBoil
citizens of inglewood to takn tho
law Into their own hands. Clarke
eh'nrgod that Woolwlno Js attempt
ing to make capital out of tho wet
forces In his f cht for the covernor
ship by causing Indictments of klan
Colnirn Pecks Protection.
W. S. Coburn. former grand col).
lin of tho Ku-Klux Klan In five
coast states and under Indlctmont In
Los Angoles of charges of hav.
Ing participated In a rnld at Inglc
wood, today visited Governor Hard'
wick of Georgia In an effort to dls
cuhh with tho executive threatened
extradition proceedings to remove
him from California for trial.
"I am already tried and convicted
tn Los Angeles If they get me back
mere." uoburn declared.
Cohurn's appearance In th"e gov
ernor's offlco was unexpected. News
paper mon had sought him without
success all morning. Ho dlscussod
nls indictment ns ho waited for nn
opportunity to talk with Covernor
Coburn said ho was at home and
asleep when the Inglewood raid was
mado and that ho knew nothing of
It until he was caned on the tele
phone hv n newspaper. Coburn as
Poor Kiddies Need Fresh
Trobably your whole circle of
friends does not Include one sin
gle person who cannot provide milk
for their children thla summer. Hut
such people do exist and bare ex
istence it ortcn is right at your
The number of families who can
not buy milk at all Is surprising,
Mrs, Victoria Trotter of the humane
society said yesterday. "It Is strange
in such a city, nut true nevertne-
Itss. In place of milk the babies
and young children are given con
densed milk, which often does nnt
agrae with them, or the potatoes and
gravy served the rest of the family,
also poor food lor babies."
Sweet milk may havo no appeal
for you, but to under-nourished, and
under-fed little poor children here.
. U auart of. line, rich milk would be
TO STOP CUTTING
OF RAIL WAGES
Leaders of 11. Unions De
cide to Write Harding
as Last Resort
Just Thnt, Labor
BOARD PLANS NEW SLASHES
Pny of All Clerical Help to
Be Lowered Under Plan
of the Commission
Dy tha AaaoclaWa Proa.
CINCINNATI, Juno S. President
Harding will bo appealed to by the
lenders of 1.200.0UO nillway work-
or.i, part of whom havo ulrenily ic
cdved v.ntu cuts f rum the railroad
iaior Hoard duo July 1, In an error'
to ntnvo off further tedu lions I
their pny envelopes, it was decided
at a conference of rallunlun heads
lA'adur.i of tho 11 railway tin
pluym organization, which Tuesday
decided to take a strike voto of tholr
memberships, ugrct'd tonight to out
line a letter to the piesldotit presunt
Ing their urgumcnt fur higher wages,
or nr least no further reductions.
A committee of union oxocutlves was
upoplnted by II. M. Jewell, pretl-
tll'tll lt Ih. fntltjiiii, .muliv.a riunarfr-
ment of tho American Federation of
Ijihn. I,, ilr.,1 V. - '
Approximately 11J,000,000 will
be lopped from the pay rolls of the
400, uuu shop crafts mid the 500,000
maintenance of way men under or
ders of tho board July 1. Tho new
rutc.i of pay will rango from S4 cents
an hour for mechanics lielpers to 70
cents for mechanics. Tho mainte
nance of way men will get from 23
lo 35 cunts an hour.
jneso rates were branded as
"starvation wages" by tho union
leaders and It Is their Intnutluii, In
tho letter to President Hat ding, lo
demand whether tho country'! chief
uxtcuttvo thinks these wages suffi
cient "to maintain an Amorlcan
standard of living and properly sus
tain a family."
It Is understood that tho letter
will contain speclflo figures on what
tho railroad men consider uu udo
quato wago and will endeavor to ro
fute the position, of tho railroad
labor board as aet forth In their
recent wagca reduction decisions.
Tho letter was only In tentative form
tonight and may not bo ready for
transmission to Washington before
tomorrow night, union leaders said.
CHICAOO, Juno 8. Another
slash hi the pay of railroad em
ployes was imminent today.
Members of tho United States
railroad labor board went Into ex
ecutlvu session this morning lo con
Hlder a reduction In tho salaries of
tho railway clerical forces. It was
reported that tho cut would bo tho
lament yet mado, exceeding even tho
1100,000,000 annual slash mado
irom tho wages of 1,200,000 other
railroad mon mado In two recent
Tho forthcoming decision of the
board will nffoct all tho members of
tho International Brotherhood of
llaiiwuy anil Steamship Clerks.
Two Orders Vastly Different,
CHICAOO, Juno 8. Members of
tho railway unions affected by re
rent wage cut orders of thu United
States railway labor hoard, will
vote to strike but tho actual call for
tho strike may never be liouied, ac
cording to)plnlon expressed In rail
road circles here today. It wns
pointed out that strlko vote nnd an
actual strlko aro vastly different af
fairs. Leaders of tho railway unions to
day aro In Cincinnati for tho most
part nnd could not bo reached for
comment on tho stntemont signed
by six mlddlo western railroad
presidents that tha strike throat of
the union Is "all bluff." Thla view
point was first expressed hy a
CONTINlIKIl ON PAflB KKVE.V
You Aid Them?
a godsend, building up frail bodies.
Milk It sufficient food for young
children throughout tho heuted sea
son. Tho only avenun through which
those children can obtain milk is
through Tho World milk and Ice
fund, as nut Into good samaritan
use by the humane society. This ave.
nue leads dbck to you ana your
Hero are the names of tho gen
erous peoplo who took thought for
tho babies yesterday.
As preslously reported $61,50
Mrs, May Ward S.S0
Mrs. Inez Johnson 2, AO
Olgn M. O'llrlen 6.00
A Krlend 1.00
Louise Davis 2. 60
Pifthprlm. Mtlrnhv 5.00
S. II. Kloetcr COO 23.60
I Total to datc.j. ...x,.
C. GUN BATTLE
All That Which
Of Lillian Russell Moore
Lies in Eastern Cemetery
Highest Honors Paid by Military nnd Civil Authorities to
Dead Actress nnd War Worker nt Pittsburgh;
Simple Ceremony Marlcs Burial.
Ilr AaiotlalFit I'lli",
I'lTTHIIttltOH. I'n., Juno 8.- In
beautiful Allegheny cemetery under
sotnbro sklra tnnlgltt lies Hint whli'h
uis mortal of Mrs Alexander l
Moore, thn Lillian ltuxticlt of yester
year and the wlfo of a ritlshttrKh
publisher. This rlty knew nnd sent
forth noted representatives to pny
farewell trlbulo to imo whose voice
nnd kindly heart hnd made for her
nn honored plnco among the nation's
After a simple service at tho home
wheio mombeiM of tho family and a
few near friends looked on the
quieted fnco for tho lost time, tho
hnnds of six ntiilwnrt sea soldleri
bmo tho rotfln outwnrd nn Its List
Journey to rest briefly In Trinity
I'rotestnnt Episcopal church that
tho throng who came to lender their
final rospntts might fulfill their
A vested choir marched silently
tlirnURh the ntidltnrlum to thn choir
stalls. The onco-funioUH singer's fa
vorite hymn, "Hock of Agos," won
sung by tho assembly In unison with
tho choir and nt tho olenliig was
rendered nnolher sho admired, "My
I'alth Looks Up to Thne." Tho choir
selection wns "Tho llouls of thu
ItlKhtooUs Hhnll Itest In Peace."
The congregation standing mine
tho casket wns borne bv tho marines
from tho church. Pliiipln's funeral
WITH COAL PRICES
Tells Critics Runaway
Market Slowed Up by
Says Dealers Generally Have
Kept Promise Walsh Says
Hoover Is Fooled
WASHINGTON. Juno 8. Agltnt-
Ing breaking out on the floor of tha
senate over the administration's cf-
fortH to keen liminilnou coal prices
from cllmlilntr during the strike was
met tonight by Hocrotitry Hoover.
with a stntoment asserting that "tho
essential thing about coal prices Is
t lint tho runaway market has bron
Hxcept for "a small pcrcontngo of
tho present producers who have re
fused to co-operate," ho contended,
prices havo receded from tho levol
reached May 16, nnd tho public has
been protected from a repetition of
1920 conditions. Precipitated by
Senator Walsh, democrat, Hassa
chusotts, who declared that tho pub
llo patience was bolng exnhusted by
coal operators taking advnntago ot
agreements reached with Mr.
Hoover to boost their prices to the
rctallern. discussion on tho fuel sit
uation becamo general In the sen
ate today, spnators suggestod nnd
opposed tno practisniilllly of gov
ernment control ot tho mines as a
solution of tho conditions.
8iih Homer Was Pooled,
"Kxtortlon Is go!nir on with np
purcnt government approval," Sen
ator Walsh declared, explaining,
however, that ho did not wish to
criticise Mr. Hoover. Tho latter,
nowover, tie declsiud, hnd boon
"foolod" by the operators Into ap
proving a maximum fair prlco of
13.60 u ton for coal at the mines.
"Some of the senators havo beon
misinformed," Mr. Hoover said, "by
misleading untenants from n small
lroup ot retail dealers who object
Htrcnuously to any attempt to re
Mr. lloovur declared that the re
tailers hnd addressed tho same fig
ures to him as they had to tho enn-
tors In describing the present coal
situation and made publlo his reply
to Homer D. Jones, president nt tio
National Itetall Coal Merchants
association, In which he took Itsue
with the retallem position that nn
advance of 11.60 per ton for coal to
the householder wus warranted na a
result of (ho recent negotiations
Itellevcs In Coal Dealers.
Assuming from tho association's
statement that It waa opposed to any
governmental policy controlling the
production or distribution of coal,
Mr. Hoover expressed the belief that
'tno association does not wish to
co-operato In tho prevention of prof
iteering In this tlmo of emergency"
and that "such n chnngo of view"
after recent promises of co-opera
tion did not represent tho vast ma-
Jorlly of retail coal dealers of the
country who uro making every ef
fort, ho said, to supply tholr custom
ers without unusual profits.
Itepiibllcnii Lenders Confer.
WAHIIINOTON, Juno 8. Itcpub
lloan leaders from a number of
states gathered hero today at the
call of John T Adams, chairman of
the republican national committee
to consider ways and means of
carrying on the campaign preparjt'
march wns sounded from the organ.
Arriving nt tli gates of tho tne-
dotted cemetery, tho funeral cortege
wns met by ' tline who cainti iinca
of the 107th field artillery, nn over
seas oi sanitation of the World war
which Mrs. Monro largely allied In
equipping nnd to which she gave
Members of tho downtown post,
Amcrlrnn Legion, of which Mrs.
Moore was a member by virtue of
hnr rank ns sergeant In tho mntlnrs
dining tho last wnr were represent
ed nnd It was from their ranks that
the flrlntr sound was called.
With tho firing of threo volleys
and tho sounding of "taps" from tho
bugle, tho body was laid to rest In
th vault, where It will remain until
a aultnbln mausoleum can bn built
The honorary naul-benrers Includ
ed James J. Davis, secretary of la
bor; Senator lllrnm johimon of Cali
fornia, ltoprosontatlvo Stephen C.
I'orter of I'lttsbiligh, Mayor W. A.
Mngee of Pittsburgh, .1, L. Mverinoro
of New York, Howard Chandler
Christy of New York, H. V. Albee,
president of tho National Vaudeville
association, New lori; it, u, iitirn
side, nresldont of the National Pro
d ncers exchange. Now York; Sena
tor Wllllnm Fiynn. putsimrgn;
Clarence Burleigh. P tlsliurgh; Col
Oliver H. Hefshmnn, Pittsburgh,
nnd 1'.'. M. O'Neill of Pittsburgh.
Takes Full Responsibility
for Sale of Teapot
Governmont Loainp; Millions;
Leaso Advocated by Men
in .Wilson's Cabinet
WASHINGTON, June 8. Presi
dent Hnrdlng, In a message trans
mitted to the senate this afternoon,
enld ho "accepted full responsibil
ity" for Iho lenses of nnval reserve
oil fields that have been consum
mated with nrlvato concerns. In
cluding tho Tonpot dome, Wyoming,
deal with tho Hlnclair interests.
Htntes containing naval petroleum
reserve aro to recelvo 20 per cent
of tho sums received by the national
government ns rents and royalties
for tho Innds under provislona of a
bill favorably reported today by tho
house publlo lands committee.
Tho funds no osorved by the
states aro to be devoted to educa
tional and road building purposes,
Hccrotary Kail reported thnt the
total area In the navy oil reserve
on December 1, 1921, was 6,812,138
acren, distributed among California
Arizona, Montana, North Dakota,
Utah, Wyoming and Louisiana.
Says U. HIrtlnc Millions.
Secretary Fall In his report to tho
president stressed tho loss of mil
lions of barrels of naval oils valued
at millions of dollars by drainage
through adjacent drlllod wells. He
estimated thu loss sustained In this
manner from tho three reserves and
prior tn the prescr.i admlnlstrtlon
at 6,800,000 barivls, vului'd ut $8,
800,000. Mr. Kail attached a report made
In 1916 by Mark L. Kcqua, chief of
the oil division of the fuel admin
istration tinder the Wilson ndmlnls
nation, urging protection of naval
oils and referred to a letter In the
srtm tenor from secretary Lnne to
his fellow cabinet members.
"There will bo no oil thero of any
magnitude In a few years," Mr. I-nno
wrote, "Tho land should be pumped
now or wo will never find tho oil
where It Is now."
Greater drilling activity had been
noted prior to March 4, 1921, man
since, Hecrctnry Kail said.
MiggfMCil Ieiiho In 1021.
In Jutv. 1921. ho declared. It be
came evident to tho navy und Inter
ior departments that It tne navy on
wns tn bo preset ved tho government
should undertake a moro active
drilling campaign and he then sax
nested tho desirability ot "effecting
an exchange of crudo oil received as
royalty for naval fuel oil. to be
stored, without any cash outlay to
tho united utates x x through
such exchange that tho navy should
secure containers (either cement or
metal tanks) ror tho storing or such
fuel oil. ns well as tho oil Itmlf. the
general suggestion ln-lnj along the
lino thut tho parties with whom such
exchango should be effected should
construct such storage tanks ut
polritn designated by the navy at a
cost In nil to be agreed on by the
navy officials such tanks to bo
turned over full of naval oil at such
points for the use of the navy."
Secretary Kail then traced 'he
ntcps that led up to contracts made
wiin tne Binuiair un interests tor aa
volopment of the Teapot dome re
serve comprising naval reserve No
3, and with the pan-American Oil
company of California, for the Call
fornla naval reserves Nos. 1 and '
and to contracts for storage' tanks
IS SHOT DOWN IN
POOL ROOM ROW
lis Assailant Is Killed by,
Brother Officer By- ,
standcr Wounded j
BAD MAN' RAN AMUCK
i'lourishing Pistol in Billiard
Koom Across From Police
Station Started Affray
SHOT WITHOUT WARNING
Drunken Man la Then Kid-
died and Dies on Way to
Hospital Officer to Live
Ily tha Aannclatad l'tm Stale Wlra.
OKLAHOMA CITY, June 8. Ed
Hparr was shot nnd killed; Jsclc
Johnson, a policeman and former
sheriff of Oklahoma county, was
seriously wounded nnd a bystander
was sunt through the thigh In a gun
fight In a lunch nnd nnnl room at T
North Ilrondwny hero lato today.
Hparr was snot by Leo Clark, a
policeman, after Hparr had wound
ed Johnson, Tho patrolmen wers
nttemptlng to arrest Btnrry, who by
standers topurtod wns drunk.
Hparr uvea in a small hotel hers,
Bpnrr, In n quarrelsomn mood.
ncconllng to witnesses, had been tn
tno pool nan only a rew minutes
before ho.draw a revolver and began
flourishing It. Police from the sta
tion directly across the alley rushed
to the place.
Johnson and Clark advanced upon
Hparr from tha rear ot the bulldlnf;
when ho quickly whirled and fired,
strlklnir Johnson, witnesses sal 9.
Clark then opened (Ire. Three bul
lets struck Spnrr, on passlnr
through his head.
Hparr died on tha way to the hos
pital. Johnson probably will re
cover, physicians said.
Dr. Scott Offered High
Vet's Bureau Position
ppal to Tha World.
WAHIIINUTON, June 8. Dr.
Hugh Hcutt of tho United Htntes
publlo health service and candidate
for thu republican gubernatorial
nomination In Oklahoma, has been
tendered tho position ot chief medi
cal udvlsnr of tho veterans' bureau It
was learned today. Just what ef
fect tho offer will have on Scott's
plans for continuing tho raco ha
would not say, but ho suggested that
ho might moku his decision Sunday.
Colonel O'Nell Transferred.
OKLAHOMA CITY, Juno 8. Cot
Joseph P. O'Nell. known throughout
tho stato aa "Fighting Patsy" and
among his men as "Patsy," has re
ceived orders from 'Washington re
moving him from his present po
sition as Instructor of tho Oklahoma
national guard and ordering him -to
report to the commander of tha
Eighth corps area at Houston,
Ilovolutlnnlsts Tnko Asuncion.
IIUKNOS AiniCH. Juno 8.
Asuncion, capital of Paraguay, has
been tnken by tho revolutionary
forces, according to a dispatch to
La Nnclon from Posadas, on the
Argentine. Paraguay border. The
report which has not been con
firmed, was received at rosadai
from Villa Kncarnaclon, Paraguay. ;
tllnneho Sweet Marries Nrilnn.
CHICAGO. Juno S. Blanche
Sweet, motion plcturo actress, and
Marshall Ncllan, hsr director, were
married hero todny und departed for
New York where they will spend
heir honeymoon. The marriage
took place In tho office of County
Clerk Robert M. Swltior In the city
Spiffy New Paris
Togs Make Her
It was hard to find her In a
crowd when Queen Mary ordered
all her clothes for h'or. Then
she wont on her honeymoon to
the French metropolis and now
tho auocn of England knows that
the young person In a flaring
coat, high French heels and
gauzy stockings Is her daughter,
but h'atcs to believe It.
This Is Just one ot the big fea
tures that will appear In tha
onnuit vouiv cop nowi
Tho Dost Sunday Paper In tbo
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