Newspaper Page Text
THE OKLAHOMA MINER
1 ADVICE FOR MOTHERS
DEMPSEY'S FAVORITE "RABBIT
PUNCH" REGARDED AS ILLEGAL
f i i
Brooklyn Communist Tells of Tor-
ture in Russran Prisons to
MEETS DEPORTEES IN JAIL
Found Twenty Men Shipped Out of
ihe United States in Various Pris
ons In Moscow Many Promi
nent Men Also Prisoners.
Itevtl, Esthonla. The worst phnae
of Imprisonment in Moscow Is sot the
possibility or probability of execution,
but the dally attempts made to wring
confessions from the prisoners, says
Dr. -Morris Zucker, a Brooklyn com
munlat, who arrived here recently af
ter having served four months In the
Zucker was sentenced In New York
In 1010 to 0 years' Imprisonment for
eedltion, but was deported instead.
Speaking of the life of the prisoners
In the principal political prison at Mos
cow, which Is called the "O. 0. V.," he
said, "the dally thlrG degree to which
prisoners are subjected If they are sus
pected of a serious political crime Is
worse than execution
Torture Repeated Dally.
"These prisoners are taken every
duy, If their captors think there is a
chance of wringing a confession from
them, Into the questioning room.
There, whether they have anything to
confess or not, they are commanded to
'reveal the truth.'
"The commlssar puts a revolver to
the prisoner's head. 'Confess, or I'll
shoot,' he commands. The prisoner
wnlts for the shot. lie neer knows
whether It Is coming or not.
'This process Is often repeated un
til the prisoner will confess rather
than undergo any further ordealo, In
which case he is shot anyway."
Meets Deported Radicals in Jail.
The mental condition of these prison
ers becomes such that they would pre
fer death, said Doctor Zucker. The
Brooklyn communist sajs that he met
in the vurlous prisons of Moscow 20 of
the radlcnls deported from America and
Ilero Is the start of the first airplane rorest patrol night over attempted
m Minnesota, with the participation of tlio First Minnesota observation squad
ron and Uio co-operntlon of the stnto forestry sen ice. Eighty-seven blazes
wero spotted in less than half an hour after nrrlal on the scene of tho fires.
The 203 miles from St. Paul wero covered In lo2 minutes. W. T. Cox, state
lores tor, is shown shaking hands with A. E. Plmley, his assistant, who acted
as obfcerver on the flight. In the front cockpit Is Lieut. V. C. Oinlle.
He Will "Herd Gulls"
Ha-vard Graduate Is Engaged
for Lonesome Job.
Private Philanthropy In Which New
York Millionaire Has Been
Engaged for Years.
New York. Edward Hutch, Jr., who
owns Tour Brothers Island, near
Burlington, Vt., a rugged rock that
has become fuinous aa tho breeding
place of seagulls, has simed Tip u
Harvard graduate for the lonesomo
lob of herding gulls during their nost
ra season, a private philanthropy In
Neb Mr. Hatch has been engaged for
Vp were 1,000 applicants for the
u3 the result of the insertion
ertlscment in New York City
v, which read:
A tnnn In Urn nlnn
Noland lake; eight miles
tint h tuM well undtrs'and why the
Bo'heMkl arrested them, for they were
chiefly anarchists who did not Relieve
in any government, "particularly In a
government so dictatorial as that
maintained br the Bolshevlki."
Zucker said he found In prison also
the president of the Turkestan soviet
republic, Mohammed Iladjiz; Gen
Alex Gertor, once commander of the
Russian southwestern front ; eight
members of the executive committee of
the right wing of the social revolution
ist party, three member? of the execu
tive committee of the left wing of
that party. Including Mayorieff, who
was commissar of agriculture in 101S,
and also a former minister of ecclesi
astical affairs, M. Saroaun.
Zucker described the summoning of
prisoners for execution In much the
same way as did Schwartz, the San
Francisco communist, who came out
of Russia some months ago.
Put in Chinese
Translation of United States
Pharmacopoeia Will Aid
Drugmakers and Scientists.
GERMANY TRIED TO GRAB IT
Attempted Before the War to Corner
Drug Trade In China Use of Dlf-
ferent Standards Has Been
Confusing and Dangerous.
Philadelphia. The United States
Pharmacopoeia Is being translated
into the Chinese language, It has Just
been announced by the Philadelphia
College of Pharmacy and Science.
Through the adoption of the American
standard formulas for drugs and medi
cines, which the pharmacopoeia will
from shore; transportation, food,
shelter, boat, etc., furnished; no work,
no compensation. Address Summer
time, GOO Tribune building, Nev York."
"1 havo no faith In the theories of
Thomas A. Edison when It comes to
selecting the man for the place," said
Mr. natch. "I havo found In my ex
perience that a search for tho best
personnel generally leads to tho col
lego mnn. He may start slowly, but
he has the equipment and onco started
he goes fast nnd straight.
"That is why I selected a college
man to bo warden of the gullo. Tho
Job Is one that requires aptitude and
Judgment such as an educated man
may bo expected to possess."
Among applicants for tho warden
ship of n lonely island wero natural
ists, lawyers, poets, authors, artists,
ex-soldlers, sailors and ornithologists.
Mr. Hntch protects the breeding
place of the gullB because he belies
they are of the greatest value In con
-i ?h .
v ' .i
Los Ar'ele ; hjMr ans tme estab
lished a "motl f rs' educational center"
where parents can bring their babe
for mental and physical examination,
without charge. Recommendation as
to the child's care and special treat
ment is then made. Sick babies are
not cared for It is simply an ad
visory organisation which examines
the Infant" and suggests the proper
care for each.
give, It is expected American drug
manufacturers will benefit greatly.
Professors and alumni of the local
Institution, according to the statement
it Issued, are contributing more than
any other city or institution to the
The statement follows:
"Germany, before the World war,
tried every means within her power to
have the German pharmacopoeia
translated Into Chinese so that Gep'
man manufacturers might export to
China drugs of German standards. It
Is understood that since the war Great
Britain has been trjlng to have the
British pharmacopoeia Introduced for
the benefit of British manufacturers.
Praises Philadelphia Body.
"That both of them have failed Is due
not to the efforts of American drug
manufacturers, but to the merit of the
work of the pharmaceutical labora
tories of tho Philadelphia College of
Pharmacy pharraacopoelal revision
committee, of which E rullerton Cook,
director of the pharmaceutical labora
tories of the Philadelphia College of
Pharmacy and Science, Is chairman.
"The United States Pharmacopoeia
Is a collection of official formulas of
standard drugs and chemicals for
making various compounds or simple
prep iratlons. It Is published by the
United States Pharmacopoelal conven
M n under the authority of the gov
ernment, and, under the national food
and drug act of 1000, It provides the
'fgal standards of strengths, qurlltles,
Thlrtv Different Formularies.
"There are nbout thirty different
pharmacopoeias In the world, the most
Important being the British, Trench,
Belgian, Swiss, German, Austrian an 3
"Hitherto the Chinese have nse.'
Gorman, British, French nnd America.'
pharmacopelal standards Indiscrimi
nately, according to tho training of the
particular druggist who filled the pre
scription. This has led to confusion
and In some cases Is likely to prove
dangerous to tho purchaser.
"With tho Chinese government sanc
tioning the now pharmacopoeia uni
formity nnd safety will prevail. Ameri
can manufacturers will havo tho In
side track and the American scientists,
especially those of the Philadelphia
College of Pharmacy and Science, will
bo accorded added recognition for
their services to humanity."
serving public health. He has been
Interested for many years In plans to
prevent contamination of the waters
of New York harbor. It Is estimated
that thero arc 200,000 gulls In and
about tho harbor and each of them Is
said to consume an average of twe
pounds of refuse n day. To protect the
eggs of nesting gulls nnd save the
young from destruction by vandals
who visit Four Brothers island Mr
Hatch has constituted himself pro
toctor of tho breeding ground. Thjj
is the ninth warden nppolnted.
Formal dedication of the great
Oklahoma City, Okhi. Lovers ha
found a friend in Municipal Judge T
He banded down a decision that 4
ting in your lover's lap Is not disorcr
ly conduct The decision was giver
In the case of Denny O'Leary and
Grace Reader. Police had preferred
charges of disorderly conduct ngainsl
tho couple, claiming they found th
girl sitting on O'Leary's lap.
Judge Chamber Is young nnd unmarried
. . tr"
Is Jack Pemp'vy a f-ul fighter?
Some sa the heat weight cham
pion Is getting away with murder
when it comes to the technicalities of
the game, writes Harry Hochstadter
in the Chicago Post.
These certain "some" contend that
Jack Dempsey Is a great champion,
can hit Hke "sin," and all that, but
he would not be half as effective If
referees would bar "the rabbit punch."
There are many who say that if
Dempsey continues to use the rabbit
punch he will wake up to find ho lias
been disqualified out of the heavy
weight championship of the world.
Infraction of Rules.
There Is no doubt that the rabbit
blow Is an Infraction of the Marquis
of Queensberry rules. Milbourn Sav
ior used It with great effect for a long
while. He scored quite n number of
knockouts before his opponents got
wise to his trick. Salor was dis
qualified for using the rabbit punch
For the benefit of those who don't
know what the rabbit punch Is, we of
Many a path that leads to the home
plate Is paed with bat.es on balls.
Bert Ellison, former Detroit Tiger,
is doing a lot of hitting for the Seals.
A minor leaguer isn't judged by his
association, but by the work he does
Babe Ruth admits he'd rather bo a
tour-ply guy than to hit .700 in mere
St. Lotrls Americans havo released
Pitcher Nick Cullop to the Louisville
A. A- club.
Flngstead Is a valuable ball play
er and can fill In at an Infield or
Government officials have not yet
mado nny pinches among the millions
of baseball dopo users.
The Malls arrived In Clevelnnd this
spring. The left-hander has a special
delivery stamp on his offerings now.
Chief Poolaw was not good enough
for the Southern league, but he is
quite a big Indian In the Western as
sociation. Any man who has filled out an In
come tax blank ought to find the Job
of figuring a batting average com
Big leaguer scouts will now hie
forth to Wllkesbarre, Pa. Harry
Williams, high school hurler, pitched a
no-hlt, no-run gnme.
Hughle Jennings' size-up of Ty
Cobb's Tigers is that they'll finish,
one-two-three. Hughle once was con
sidered a good guesscr.
The Des Moines club gave Pitcher
Glenn Meadows his unconditional re
lease. Pitcher Fred Delbern has been
put on the voluntary retired list
fer the following lucid explanation
"A sock back of the neck with the
fist nnd forearm. Dempsey gets his)
opponent into position for the rabbit
punch with a left hook to the body
This doubles up the victim and then
Dempsey steps to the right and lets
go back of the neck."
To our own knowledge Jack Demp
sey pulled this same stunt against
Homer Smith ct Racine one nlghc
when he won In the first round. Ho
also repeated in his first battle with
Bill Brennan at Milwaukee In the sec
ond round, when he pulled Bill for
ward and down, at the same time
twisting Bill's ankle.
Punch Not Needed.
Dempsey loen't necessarily have to
win all his battles with the rabbit
punch. Against Billy Mlske the cham
pion just let go blows in any old dl
tectlon, and they found their mark.
Again, when Dempsey won the heavy
weight title from Jess Wlllard nt To
ledo, Big Jess was so tall and big that
Dempsev never had a chance to use
the raubit blow.
WINTERS IS TEMPERAMENTAL
Pitcher Released to Toronto by Giants
Must Make Good in Interna
Jesse Winters, released by tht
Giants to tho Toronto club of the In
ternational league under an optional
agreement, must make good this year"
or John McGraw will lose Interest In
him. This fellow has all the stuff
necessary to make him n first-class
hurler, but for some reason or other,
probably because he is very high
strung, he has failed to make good In
fast company after an extended trialv
Pitcher Jesso Winters.
Perhaps a jear in the minors wilt
steady him and teach him to get tho
most out of his natural skill in manip
ulating a ball. Fort'unntely, Winters'
has been sent to a club managed by
a man who knows his capabilities and
his faults thoroughly. Larry Doylo.
will know how to handle the tempera
mental Texan, and will aid him moro
than any other minor league leader
Joseph H. Klrkwood, Australian
golf champion, Is ambidextrous.
i Vn fV'lW