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RELIABILITY CHARACTER ENTERPRISE THE MORNING OKLAHOMA'S GREATEST NEWSPAPER VM KA(JI2 SWOnS Ni:T PAID tiltC't LATION NOVLMUElt FINAL EDITION DAILY SUNDAY 40,107 45,107 VOL. XVII, NO. 81 TULSA, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 21, 1922 24 PAGES PRICE 5 CENTS SHI IK1 ferti K3 KA iM fcaa vim urn rza-wmwu 'vu2Z bsi sxatEw iai a i mi i mm w ita h i iiini w i -j ma a imm . mm v m i ni ti x i l ,-iisi ri.'- i hi LJ LI 52S tiSt JSf1 1, - HI 9 S QUOTED DENIED iainwarinb lie Read Copy of Letter From a Citizen, Letter to World Says 'WITHHELD COMMENT' Paragraphs Read at Meeting Were Charges Which Au dit Checked Against IS BRANDED A MISTAKE Head of Accounting Firm Seeks to Rectify a Mistake, He Declares That it was not the Malnwarlng rcpoit from which J. M. Page quoted nt tho mass meeting of school pa tions Tuesday arternoon but tho let ter containing charges that prompted the i quest for the Malnwarlng j urn! t was Hie statement, mauo man i) l y W. II. Malnwarlng ot the it. , minting firm. I'ae, a minister of West Tulsa mid t ue chief spokesman for tho op I..:.i!on to tho school board nt the Tueid.iy meeting, read what ha said v i - a copy ot the report made by the Malnwarlng Unn giving tho re Bi.l i of an audit mado at tho ro om -t of a Krouj) of citizens of Tulsa, The purpoitcd report contained sev eral lunges against tho board and in Pago was reading a number ot people in the audience demanded to Know if what ho heldUn his hand was u true and certiffed copy of the original report, l'age affirmed that he read irom a copy of tho audit. Yesterday Jlainwarlng made Uio following htatement to The World: "My attention has been called to a general misunderstaudins of state ments that woro made by llr. l'ago at a meeting of the school board and eomo three or four hundred citizens held ut the hlKh school auditorium Tuesday, December 19, and which Ii believe it Is my duty to clarity. "Therefore, I have to advise you that practically all ot tho statements that Mr. Page mude which ho stated were taken lrom our report were taken from a copy of a letter writ ten Augunt 15. 1921, by a person who signod the letter as 'A Taxpayer and a School Patron.' Till lettor was handed to us at tho time we were engaged to examine the rec ords of the board ot education for the purposo of verifying tho state ments contained therein. This let ter was copied verbatim In our re port for tho puiposo ot sotting out the bill of complaint, following winch we discussed each paragraph of tho letter separately, making such comment as we considered nec essary to properly reflect our find ings. Had Mr. Pago roclted our comment.'? In conjunction with the ftatementa ho made, we are satisfied that many of tha questions ho asked would havo been answered, and the actual opcr.V.ions ot the school board better understood." Moody Shotgun Clue To Big Denver Robbery DKN'VEU, Colo., Dec. 20. Police im. stlgatlng the killing: of Chirles T Linton, federal reserve bank guard, and tlio subnequent theft ot J"0 ono Monday morning by ma.-ked bandits nt tha entrance of the government mint, today nscer- ; talned that the bloody shotgun flf.ritir.,1 r.nn, tUn V. . n A t f rn r u It sped away from tho scono of tho rubbery, had been purchased about five years ago from a local hard ware store. No record of the namo of the purchaser was kept by the firm, however, and efforts now are behig made to traro tho purchase of the gun from a pawn shop by the bandits. Christmas Battle Is Won by Dry Navy Br the AMOol&trd TreM. NEW YOIIK, Dec. 20. The dry navy today claimed to havo won Its Christmas battle with floet of rum runners that rocontly set out from the Bahamas to storm New York. Ten days ago prohibition officials reported mat from one nunureu to three hundred craft of various size were lying off tho Jersey ana Iong Inland shores, rendv to flood the y with Illicit yuletlde cheer More Shopping Days Until Christmas Help Fight Buy Seals . I t'ui'kusn SOW "run Nfcartly Write I'lalnljr REPORT BY PAGE I BY IV 'Phantom Vessel' Forecast Wreck of Lost Tugboat Mirage Twice Seen Last Fall by Captain Who Lost Life in Disaster SAL'LT STK. .MA III 15, Mich., Doc. 20. "A phantom Bhip" bearing tho outlines of tho tug Uellanro and riding rapidly over tho waters of Lake Superior, was recalled hero today by survivors of the llelianco wreck lant wook, as u warning that a tiny vospel was soon to find a place on tho bottom of Superior known to ves sels as the "graveyard of the laktfl." Twice the mlrago appeared. It crossod tho bow of the Itellance Just before sundown on a calm day last August. Under similar conditions it wan sighted late in October, so the story goes. Ono of tho victims of last week's dlsomcr, Capt. John Mc Pherson, saw the "ghost ship" each time and thereafter ap peared worried over his fortunes at sea, hla friends declare oth ers who vouch for the appear ance of tho phantom are Mrs. Mc Pherson and Mrs. Charles Mlron, wifo ot the Oarcantua harbor llghtkecper. The wraith also wa highled from shore, It was said. ANOTHER SUIT IN WAR FRAUD CASE U. S. Would Recover 3 Millions From Air plane Company woodrufFairs view Says Evidence in Case Seemed Sufficient More Than One Year Ago "WASHINGTON, Dec. 20, -The do partmtnt of justice is preparing to fllo suit against tho Wright-Martin Aircraft corporation for recovery of a war claim amounting to J3,C01,71D. the houso Judiciary committee was told today by Assistant Attorney General Seymour at the hearing on Impeachment charges against Attor ney-General Daugherty. Mr. Seymour said thcio had been a wido difference of opinion In the Justice department as to the case, but that decision had been reached recently to begin action. He did not indicate how soon the goernmenl would be ready to go into court. The activities of the government In past investigation of tho Wright Martin contract wore aired In some detail nt tho hearing, however, the case holding the center ot the stugo during most of the morning session of the committer. Koprescntatlvo Woodruff, republi can, Michigan, appearing with charges has made regarding war funds prosecution declared he was prepared to show that a year ago Gud D. Gotf. then assistant attorney- general, Inquired Into tho airplane company a contract and recommend ed action. Mr. Woodruff asked tho commit tee to obtain a letter which lie said had been written to Secretary Weeks and tho war department by Charles Haydon a director of the Wiight Martln corporation In relation to the claim- This letter, the Michigan rP- resentativo said, mlgttt shed some light on whether "Influence" hail been brought to bear to hold up fil ing of the suit. SEN. HARRELD'S FATHER IS DEAD Ardmore Citizen Passed Away After Year of 111 Health uMantviiTnv. ni- 20 A tele gram announcing the death of hu father, Tnomas jiarreiu ai aiu more, reached Senator J. W. Har reld today while he was In the sen ate, and he left on the first train to . ..t . r,,nnrai WViIIa Mr. tfRr. reid had not been in good health for SOnin lime. Uliu ma nwu iii i.miuv fia In tli, lnt fvr months to visit him, the news of his death was unexpected ana a greai shock , . l-i .i ciatnr It Is expected the senator will re main in UKianoma. uurinic uir Christmas recese of congretw and time his return to correspond with the re-asembllng of thevsemUe. AUDMOHE. ec. 80. T. N Har reld, 79 years old, father ot Senator J. WHarreId of Oklahoma, died at his home here this afternoon. He hud been III about a year. Kuneral arrangement will be mad e when Senator Ham Id arrives from Washington. Mr. R. B. Drake of Hugo, daughter of tho rider Ilarreld. and Harley Ilarreld, of Uiiid, a nan, arrived here tonight. Gene H. Ilar reld, another eon, la postmanter hre. i i RROKTOPAY li ALL THEIR DEBTS, HOUSTON CLAIM Can Refund SO Per Cent at Once, Remainder Soon, Partners Believe MAY RESUME TRADE Creditors to Bo Asked to Per mit Continuation of Busi ness, Receiver Says SHORTAGE IS SMALL ONE Deficit Easy to Finance, Both Personal Fortunes of Two Partners Are Pledged KANSAS CITY, Dec. 20. Plans for tho resumption of business of Houston, Kitile V Co., brokerage firm which failed .Monday, weru iIIcubbciI at a conference hero today ot the partners, W .15. Houston and . M. l'ible, tho receiver, Thomas II Reyn olds, and several of tho larger cus tomers. Mr. Houston, who returned from n trip to New York today, announced that he wished to continue tho busi ness, If customers of tho firm also desired it. Unless mispension by the New York htock exchange appeired to them to bo a greater blow thnn It seemed to him. Mr. Houston as sorted the firm will continue. Mr. Reynolds declared that pre liminary di:ulon of the firm's af fairs with some of the largest cus tomers Indicated that the company wafl solvent and in a fair way to settle its difficulties with tho New York stock exchange, pay 100 per cent on the dollar and continue the business. Plans to Meet Failure. Three plans for meeting the diffi culty with which tho firm 1i con fronted, mentioned at tho conforenco were: 1. Liquidation of present claims and resumption of business under the same firm name. 2. Formation of a new firm to take over the affairs ot tho prteont ono. 3. The tnkin'I over of offices and employes of ne resent firm by ono of the correspondent New York brokerage firms. Mr. Houston assured customers that all who had stocks or bonds paid for, will get them as Boon as tho court allows. Outright purchas es, he said, lire laid aside und are not included in the goneral assets of the firm. Persons who left securl. lies with tho firm for safe keeping will alo get them back as soon as tho court permits, he said. INDIANA BANK IS ROBBED nnndlts Get $5,000 One Disguised ius Woman Is Wounded. DYER, Ind., Dec. 20. Three bandits this afternoon held up the First National bank of Dyer and escaped with $5,000. Ono bandit. who was dressed as a woman wan shot by John Kellman, a grocer, and apparently mortally wounded. His companions threw him Into their automobile and fled west on the Lincoln highway. The bank was robbed a year ago In the samo manner by bandits who got away with ?12,G00. Dyer Is located 1 5 miles south of Chicago, near tho Illinois line. AMENDMENT IS WITHDRAWN Proposal to Mnko It Illegal to Issue Ttii-Kxcmpt Serurltlcs Killed, WASHINGTON, Dec. 20. The ad ministration resolution proposing an amendment to tho constitution to prohibit the Issuance of tax-exempt securities by the fedeiul, state and municipal governments, was with drawn from consideration In the houso this afternoon by Representa tive Monde!! ot Wyoming, the re publican leader. Moudell announced the resolution would not be placed before tho houso again for consideration until Jan uary. Representative Qsrner, democrat, of Texas, and Representative Rach rach, republican, of New York, who am leading the opposition to the proposed amendment, declared U would never be nblo to pass the lious. and that It was "as good as dead " Another Ship Reported Wrecked in Lake Erie DETROIT, Mich., Dec. 20. A large boat Is on the rocks off Kingsvllle, Ontario, In Lake Urle, apparently In distress, according to a wlreleii message picked up late today by the Detroit News station. 1 he meattage said the boat was about three miles oft shore and could be seen plainly with glaMMMt, but that It waH Impossible to lnako out her name. Forty Injured In Wnt'k, J''s' I' c-i, Deo. 20. Forty per sons were injured, none eerloiutly , ueii u-ien pul.mu'i cars of pas- u.';..- nan No. sj, southbound on the AtlanUo Coast Line railroad, turned over lietwi-en AJlenhurst and Mclntoih, about 10 o'ttock tonight, Hay or of New Harding to Suppress Klan Paper Edited by Mayfield "Blatant Display of Knee nnd Religious Haired," Hylan ' Declares; statement N. Y. Official Ordered Klnnsmcn Shot Cited as Gross Misrepresentation Hy the AdHoelniril l'rem. NMW YOIIK, Dei Hylan to-ilght wrote Harding asking that field's Weekly, which . 20. Mayor to President Colenol Mny hn an Id is n newspaper published by Senator Meet Karle 11. Mayfleld of Tcxos, be suppressed for stirring racial preju dices, citing as one. instance that ne bad been accused In the paper of or dering the New York police to shoot membors of tho Ku-Klux Klan. "There Is a blatant display of race hatred and religious prejudice In this newspaper and considerable mis statement." the mayor wrote. "As an examplo of tho latter, Mayfleld alleges In his nowspaper that I havo lssuel orders to tho police to nhoot klnnsineii. Such an nccumtlon Is wilfully wlckod ns well as absurd." Answering a statomont which ho said appealed in the publication that he was a "Knights of Columbus mayor," Mayor Hylan said that It was truo that he was n Catholic. "But l am frank to acknowledge," the letter added, "that many of tho thlngH which I havo been able to do, without one lota of discrimination In the office of mayor of the city of New York for betterment of the varied elements of our large cosmo politan population have been Inspired liv the teaching' or n goon, oui r,,uhir,r,.l l , ,1 --n I ii ,1 il mollier of l the Metlioli-t f.nth ' Tlic mayor's loiter concluded: i rexpictrully urge that It an ex- animation rf a complete file of the 1 'TIGER,' SNARLING. DENIES INTERVIEW Clemenceau Says State ments Wirelessed by Reporter False RETICENT ON HIS TRIP "Too Polite" to Tell Precise Results of Visit to Ameri ca, lie Tells Scribes HAVRB, Deo. 20. Asked tlie pre. else results ot his trip to America, Premier Clemencoau said: "It Is not convenient to answer that. Furthermore, It would not be very friendly toward America." HAVRK, France, Dec. 20. Tho Tiger returned to France today In a sullen mood. Newspaper men, crowding about former Premier Georges Clemenceau" when ho walked down the gang plank from tno steamer Paris here today, were met with almost snarl ing btatemonts. "Tho interview was falso," he snapped when asked about the fa mous Interview that appeared In tho Petit Parlslen, In which he was quot ed as favoring President Harding's intervention in tho reparations pro gram and also quoted him o declar ing Franco should immediately rat ify tho Washington treaties. Interview Was False! I "Does that mean you aro opposed to President Harding's lnterven. tlon?" h was asked. "The Interview was false. I have nothing to ray," the former premier snapped as he walked away. About a hundred of his country men tumed out to greet the Tiger. CONTINUED ON I'AOB TWENTY RUDD SURPRISED AT PAY TANGLE Didn't Know of Any Dis satisfaction Among Men, He Says OKLAHOMA CITY, Dec. 20. Re. porta that contractor am! subcon tractors engaged. In the .Sjmvlriftw water project at Tulsa are violating the state current rate of wages law are to be Investigated by the state department ot labor, according to W. A. Murphy, assistant rommlaslon er of labor, at a conference to he held January 4 at Tulsa. Commis sioner Claude Connally had been In formed, he said, that certain contrac tor are paying less than the current rates of wages for different clauses of labor and also that they are vio lating the 8-hour law. which, he said, was a part of the statute. Ho sahl that Commissioner Con nally has called the meeting ot all contractors and subcontractors en gaged In the work, together with the Tulsa Trades council, to be held at the Tulsa, courthouse He said the call to the conference was being sent by registered letter. A J. ltiidd, water commissioner and ox officio chairman of the water board, expressed surprise when In foi msd Wednesday the state labor conimlsslousr had called a masting CONTINUED ON I'AOB TWBKTX York Asks issues of Colonel Mavfleld's Weekly lie, irs out the sinister motUes for this publication Is apparently dis seminated, offli lal action bo taken by the nttorney-geiioral and tho postmaster general to suppress the poHtmaster-general to Buppross tho sheet end to proceed against Its pub lisher." HOUSTON, Toxiih, Doc. 20. Colo nel Mayflold's Weekly, published In Houston, Is owned and edited by Col. Illllle Mayfleld, a former officer In the Texas natlunal guard, anil not by Senator-DIert Harlo li. Mayfleld, ns Indicated in Mayor Hylau's letter tn thu president nsklug suppression of tho pnper. .Senator Mayfleld has tin connec tion with the paper. It Is stated. Tho weekly represents Itself to be the official organ of the Ku-Klux Klan in Texas iiml features nrtielns purporting to adane the Interests and objects of tho order. It Is Is sued every week-end and has n widu circulation over the state. illllle Mayfleld and Knrlo H. May field nro not related. The former resides nt Houston and the latter nt Austin. Dillle Mayfleld was an un successful candidate for lieutenant governor In the democratic primary msi summer, milium; uic; rui'o on ,i platform win. h Included indorse- ment of the Ku-Klux Klnn. Karlo Mnyflold was nominated for senator 1n tho samo election. BRITON ASSAILS TREATY SIGNERS Says England Alone Lived Up to Terms of Pacts Signed in States U. S. APPREHENSIVE Senate Naval Committee Says Nation Far Behind England (Copyright, hr Tntermtlonal Nw Service. ) LONDON. Dec. 20. Charging that Great Britain lit tho only nation who has made a real attempt to rarry out the provisions of the Washington naval disarmament treaty, Admiral Mir Reginald llarel. M. P., former din nor of naval in telligence, dei lai ed It would bo per fectly proper lor that nation to sug gest calling off the agreement alto guther. Treaty n Your Old .Voiv. "It's now more tnnn 12 monthe since tho Washington agreement was concluded but what has happened? tin asked In discussing tho treaty. "We nro the only people who havo mado a real attempt to carry out the terms of tho agreement. It would bo porfoctly proper If Great lirltaln ea.a to the other countries: 'A reasonable time for ratification of the treaties has now elapsed. If there is no disposition to ratify them then the befit policy la to call off the agreement and generally reconsider our positions.' "The naval appropriations bills, suggesting a small ships agrccmont. offers an equally amall chance of success. What the world really wante Is to forget thooretlcal naval questions and concentrate on an In ternntlotial conferenco regarding aer al warrare. It an agreement on this question Is ten lined then It will be ptaslble to minimize the terrible horrors which the first aerial war will bring upon the civil populations. We should also settle the nullum rlno difficulty. Those populations which are unable to oxerclse the right to search, bomb and torpedo ships on sight are likely to nunpl.int the lubmailnes now performing functions exercised by submarines with added barbsrlsm. Kvery Ku rope an air force now boasts of the desolation which it would be able to bring upon enemy countr'es. There la no longer any distinction between armies and civ ilized populations. What Is really necessary to Uio world .Is to regu late the methods of aerial warfar Immediately and not worry over naval technicalities." RAYS AMKUICAN SHIPS Ol.'TI'.ANtiKI) IIY ISIHTISII. tly llw Aoltd 1'iH. WASHINGTON. Dec. 20. llela tlve fighting efficiency of UrIUsh and American battleships, part leu larly at long range, were understood today to have been called sharply to attention of tho senate naval com- iiiiuev in connoirrniif in ui me pcmi-, lug naval appropriation bill. Navy officers are known to be greatly concorneu on tne point, as the lint ish have virtually completed post war modernisation of their K-lnch gun ships and no start on similar work has yet been mads in tli American navy. The effect of the lirltlsh post war improvements, it win said to day hi naval circles, win to give the CONTINUUM ON I'AOB TWENTY Ham buysrs r tft wbn title sr essrasuM and deals ctoaarl by Till CtitBl & Truit Co. AdvwUsaiufat, FALL APPROVES NCLAIR'S ON WYOMIN Big Corporation Will Buy Governments Royalty, for Next Five Years FALL HIGHLY PLEASED Deal Will Bring U. S. 70 to 90 Cents More n Barrel Than Shipping Board Paid NEW PIPELINE PROMISED Conduit From Salt Creek Will Join That Connecting Chi cago to Mid-Continent "WASHINGTON. Dee, 20 Accept anc.n of ji bid ot the Sinclair Crude OH Purchasing company for pur chase of all royalty oil accruing to tho govornment In the next five years In tho Halt Creek field In Wyoming, wns nnntiunced Into today by Hecro tnry Fall of tho department ot the Interior. This transaction, he said, marks the HUecossful completion of his prn gra'm to plaeo Salt Creek crude oil on a price parity with similar oils from tho Mld-Contlneut field and will bring the government 70 to 00 eents tn or o per barrel lor H1I3 roy alty oil than was received under a contract with tho shipping boind. Price Difference Obliterated. The price differential between the two fields, which bus nvuragod 07 cents a barrel for tho last five years find now fimmmln to 70 cents a bar rel on oil of less than 37 degrees gravity and U0 cents a barrel on oil ot bettor than 37 degrees. Is wiped out, as far as tho government 1 concernod by tho Sinclair contract, Mr. Fall declared. The prlco rango In tho Mld-Con-tlneut field Is from $110 to J1.00 a barrel, and nt tho present rate of production, tho government receives 0,000 barrels ot royalty oil dully from tho Halt Creek field. This oil will be sold at Mld-Contlnont prices to tho Sinclair company and the pro ceeds divided, as provided by law, f,2 1-2 per cent icolng to tho reclama tion servlco; 37 V4 por cent to the statu of Wyoming nnd 10 per cent to tho United Slntos treasury. The secretary sold he expected to pro duction from the field to lncrenso materially during tho llfo of tho con tract. It Is exported by Intorlor depart ment officials that the oil purchased by tho Sinclair rompnny will be stored In the Halt Creek field until tho completion by tho company of a -10,000-barrol pipeline- to con nect the flold with Its pipeline to Chicago. Construction ot tho new lino Is to be started within CO days. This arrangement, according to engi neers of the Interior department will virtually Join the Salt Creek and CONTINUED ON I'AOK THUEH FANTASY HIKES CHRISTMAS FUND Empty Stocking Money Now Totals More Than $1,728 One of the most delightful enter tainments given In Tulsa, for many a day was tho Chr'stmos fantasy pre sented by pupils of Mrs. Milton Roe Sabln at convention hall Tuesday night for tho benefit of the Kmpty Stocking fund raised by The World for tho county humane society Twelve hundred people were, pleaned Willi the performance of the differ ent characters participating and thoy showed their appreciation by con tributing to the free-will offering Jill. 50 net proceeds aflor deduct ing some unavoidable expenses. The use of the hall was contributed by Mayor Newblork. This, together with belated con tributions, makes the Kmpty Stork ing fund available by the humine society stand as follows: As previously reported. ... 1, 362. 05 Mrs. Sabln's Christ mas fantasy ...141. SO Kenneth Waason . 2.60 Fred Owens, Sparks, Okla. .. E.00 Muriel, Henry, Dol phin and David Harnett MS Cash S.o Hetty, Franklin and Daniel 1.60 D. Donald lliirner. S.8 Miss Lucille Keeter IM Klsry Thompson . . I.M Robert Sternberg . l.Q Eleanor members" l.M City ot Tulsa 1S0.88 Genevieve Hlalr .. 1.80 Cash MO J. II. Fesmster, Jr. &M Alice X. (league .. l.M Melvln Polear .... I.t C. II- Pop S OS Mrs. W. O. ' U S.00 J. K. Bwlmtler ... 1.06 A. II. Hani 1.06 A GtU ............ .3 3(6,92 Total 1,728.33 BID COIL Capital Society Is Charged With Use of Narcotics U. S. Health Service Official Sayii Drugs Have Re placed Liquor j WASHINGTON, Dne. 20. -Capital socliily was startled today by charges that drug addiction is 011 the Increase In Washington and Hint "decks" of morphine, cocnlue ami heroin iniiy hn purchased fioni Itinerant venders In tho vi cinity of the Whlto Homo and tho cn pltol. Tho charges were innda by Dr. D. C. Dlokoison ut the United States piiblla health service, In addressing tin Washington board of trade, "It Is known," said Doctor Dlckerson, "that there urn a large number of persons.'ln high society llfo In Washington who aro turn ing from liquor to ilrugc. "Where formerly society gath ered around tea eups or had their whisky nnd soda, they now anlft cocaine from expensive Jewelled boxes." 8 RAIL STRIKERS FOUND GUILTY Accused of Conspiracy to Obstruct Interstate Commerce APPEALS TO BE TAKEN Men Deny They Directed Tie-up fo Trains on Deserts LOS ANGELKS, Doc. 20, Klght Union trainmen leaders woro con victed of conspiracy to obstruct In terstate commerce for their activities In connection with a rallro.nl strike hero last summer, Tho accusation against the man was that they plot ted to bring about a tloup of Atchi son, Topoka & Bnnta Fo trains to as slst tho railroad iliop craftsmen who had Iienn on srike, About twenty trains wero nlum doned nt varlouH points In tho desert country of eastern California and western Arizona. Tho walkout last ed nlno days, but trains were moved In the meantime by railroad officials, passengers reaching their destina tions from three to flvn days late. : The government nought to prove j by telegrams that tho eight defend-' aiita had brought about the walkout, i Tills was denied by them. They de clamd the walkout was dlreetul by a niaiw meeting ot brotherhood men who believed that their lives wcro endangered by having defective equipment assigned to them and by the presence of armed guards In thu yards. Dofense counsel announced an ap peal would be taken. WA8IIINGTON, Dec. 20. Attor-ney-Goneral Dnughe-rty expressed gratification tonight upon the out come of the trial In Los Angolci of the trainmen who dfsertoj thrlr trains In tho desert during the strike last summer. It wn his opinion, it was said, that the conviction of tho men who were charged with being responsible for a "conspiracy" in the Santa ! ram Was a "vindication of tho attitude of the department of Justice in resorting to the Injunction proceedings at Chicago." THE WEATHER TU1.SA, I Ji - Maximum. 10, julnt- intitrt, 3G, north win, rlear. OKI.AIIusia Thursilay nnd Friday fair, little rhaniii. In lr-miier,iliite. KANSAS ir,ilr i-1, ui.iii, i jtu tainptr atum ThurmUy snil Kriitay Tulaa Dally World. Tulaa, Okl-l. Date grulosrd find x'litck) Honey Order) for which asad m tho Tulaa World by mall for una yrar aa per olfr chasksd batew: $5.85 Daily and Su.uday Regular Roto $0.00 $4.85 Daily Only Reg ti In r Rate $7.00 51.95 Sunday Only Regular Rate S3.00 Per UMU SubaerlpUona Only In MUaeurl ail FORGET PROMISE ME TO SMELL BEFORE ELECTION But Henry Turns Down Invitation to Attend Walton Barbecue START WALTON BOOM For Vice President in 1924; Governor and New Execu tive on Way Homo NICHOLS MAY GO TO SENATE Ruinorud at Muskogee Eufau h Man Will Bo Ruther ford's Successor Ily CLARK C. HUDSON World Capital Correspundent. OKLAHOMA CITY, Dec. 20. Henry Ford H loo busy to attend Govrrnor Walton's barbecue, not withstanding the urgent Invltntiou extended by II. O. Miller, manager of tho Farmer-Lnbor Reconstruction league, who sent him nit Invitation suggesting that the event might: bring together tho next democratic candidates for president and vlco president. Miller sent Fotd a tclograin today, Inviting him to nttond the barbecue, nnd milling: "It Is tho Ford Walton kick-off for 1921. Governor Klect Walton nnd tho pcoplo want you hero January 8 nnd 0." To this. Miller tonight received the following reply: "Thanks fur your Invitation, nc gret that Mr. Ford will bo unable to attend on account of previous en gagement. (Signed) Frank Camp- sell, assistant secrutary to Henry Ford." llnrdicll Is Forgotten. Tho Implied support of Ford In hla aspiration to become it candidate for president, has caused oomo discus sion In political circles over tho ut tltiido of tho lensuo In Oklahoma on the question of supporting n presi dential ticket. It has boon generally believed that C. N. Ilnskoll, former governor, was given to understand that he would ho Indorsed for tho hfcth office as a reward for bin tour of tho state during tho recent cam paign. This arrnngemont. If ono was made, seems to have oscaped tho attention of tho league officials, who aro evidently preparing to got behind Ford. Walton's boom for vice president wns not unexpected. It has boon suggested that he will be the cholcci of ttm longuo olcmontn for president in cute i-orn is not a formldablo candidate. Gmeinors Returning. Hoth Governor Robertion a-nrt Governor-Klect Walton nra expected to return to Oklahoma about next Wednesday The governor 1 said to havo been In touch wltli his office relative to tho calling at an election to choose a uccor to tho Iao Senator Morton Rutherford, and It Is seml-offlclally announced that such an election will bo called for ii date In January, near the middle of the month. Aldrlch Hlake, secretary to Walton s.-.ld tonight tlmt he does not know tho exact date of tho mayor's return, but expects him Tuesday or Wednes day Walton Is nald to be on the way home from Havana. Itl'MORKI) NICHOLS WILIj SUfCMFIH lU'THFUFORI). MU8KOGKI2, Dec. ;0 Clarlc Nichols of Kufaula Is practically certain to bacorno the successor of a. Morton Rutherford in the stato senate, party leaders here my. JSIn opposition among thu democrats lias dtveirjiicd, 'i ml Myron White, repub lican county committeeman, said to day that hu party would probably roNTINfF.Il UN PAUE TWENTY Only 2 More Days The Tulsa World's Annual Christmas Bargain Offer closes Saturday, December 23, 1922. Subscribe NOW by tho year it's cheaper. Save 35'$. Offer good for MAIL subscribers only not good for carrier delivery. Mail This Coupon Today ts'ame It. F. K. .Box . i'oatofflcs OkUbsasa, laathsro Kansas, Southwut Waatarn ArUasaaa. '4 1 s n i 3 .