Oklahoma Leader (Oklahoma City, Okla.), Vol. 3, No. 83, Ed. 1 Monday, November 20, 1922 Page: 1 of 6
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More Jews Needed.
Safe for Life.
For the President.
By AK1HLR BRISBANE
FEARLESS AND TRUE"
Full Lnuea t'ress ana Exclusive federated Frets Service.
Vol. 3—No. 83.
OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLA.. MONDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 1922.
FUiLfc. 1WO CtiNiS
Louis Marshall tells the world
that anti-Semitism is diminishing
here. Of course, since intelligence
and common-sense must be increas-
Public schools help. The little
boy that sees at the head of the
class a Jewish boy that couldn't
speak English two years before
can't very well "despise" Jews.
There are not quite fifteen and
one-half million Jews in the world.
Only a little over three milions in
the United States. It would be bet-
ter for .ifcis country, for manufac-
turing. distributing and general
pacemaking if there were six mil-
lions here, instead of three.
"Big Ben" Garner, 78 years old.
poor and worried, is not able to
work at his trade any more. He
wants to be taken care of the rest
of his life. And he WILL be taken
care of, at the public expense.
Beading that you know that "Big
Ben" is not a carpenter, bricklayer,
blacksmith or worn-out bank clerk.
His trade is thieving. He has
spent fifty years ill Jail, chiefly for
Too old and slow to beg and steal
successfully, he commits a mlnol
crime and asks the Judge to sen-
tence him for life. He will go to
prison where a warm bed, sufficient
food, medical care and clothes will
all be free.
What will history say about a civ-
ilization that would take care of an
old, worn-out man whose trade was
stealing, and wouldn't take care of
him if he had spent his life work
ing for the public welfare?
President Harding, as head of
army and navy, responsible for the
country If war should comr. this in-
terests you. Bussia doesn't like us,
and one of the greatest soviet fac-
tories is devoted exclusively to all
kinds of experiments in flying ma-
chines. The Bussian government
takes up new ideas and TRIES
them. It doesn't make the inventor
struggle, strive and starve to death.
Bussia is now trying a machine
with wings that flap like a bird's
wings. It may not work. But if!
they should get something much
better than anything we have, we
might be sorry for our lack of po-
liteness in trying to collect on Bus-
sian bonds that American bankers
Sothern, the able actor, and his
wife, Julia Marlowe, have been
treated in Paris by Mons. Coue.
Coue makes you treat yourself.
HEPBURN MUST PROVE CHARGES
TD PROBE KLIN
Governor Parker Says He's
Blocked in Investigating
WASHINGTON, Nov. 20.—
(United Press)—Alleged dom-
ination by the Ku Klux Klan
of civil affairs in certain parts
of Louisiana and steps that
the federal government may
take to combat this reported
condition were to be discussed
here today by President Hard-
ing and Governor John M.
Parker of Louisiana, accord-
ing to information from offi-
President Harding and Gov-
ernor Parker are understood
to have exchanged several
letters regarding the klan.
In a speech here Saturday
night, Secretary of the Navy
De.iby denounced as a men-
ace to the nation those secret
organizations which attempt
to interfere in political affairs
and the administration of jus-
tice. He did not specifically
mention the klan.
LEAGUE SUPPORTS Idh« R^t TO
KANSAS CITY, Mo., Nov. 20.
—(United Press.)—Ben F. Hoe-
fle, druggist found life one
hold-up after another last
night with police playing the
After being kidnaped and
robbed of $2,500 by two Ital-
ians, while driving home, Hoe-
fle was walking back to Kan-
sas City, when a police automo-
bile appeared. Officers mis-
took his gage for a mask and
ordered Hoefle to hold up his
hands. They discovered his
arms were bound. While they
Were untieting him a patrol of
police from a nearby town
answering a report that a hold-
up was in progress ordered
Hoefle and the Kansas City po-
licemen to hold up their hands.
Police took Hoefle to find his
abandoned automobile. A man,
tinkering about the machine
was mistaken for a bandit, but
after another gun play, it de-
veloped he was a patroleman
awaiting the arrival of the
Prospects of alignments for
I'nited States senator two years
CHICAGO, Nov. 20.— (United
Press.)—A father's plea that
his two days' old deformed baby
girl be scientifically put to
death was overruled by physi-
The child, normal mentally,
has neither arms nor legs. The
father, Jaities C. l^ebraska.
asked that "she be allowed not
to live," according to surgeons.
Baby Lebraska was born Sat-
urday. Dr. Benjamin H. Break-
stone, attending physician, after
consultation with h i s col-
leagues, Doctors Mandell and
Brownsteln, ruled against the
"The child's brain is nor-
mal It may become a mental
genius. We have no right to
cause her death," he said.
"The deciding point is
whether the child if permitted
to live, will be a burden on the
Parker's decision to ask lor hence were reviv d in hotel corri-
Stovall Gets Bulk of Con-
lines His Stand.
The stock of Murray Gib-
bons, McClain county candi-
date for speaker of the house,
took a sudden rise Monday
with the announcement of
H. O. Miller, Reconstruction
League manager, that the
league executive board had
unanimously decided to throw
its support to Gibbons.
While Governor-elect J. C.
Walton is still silent on the
subject it is an accepted ru-
ministration will be influenced SPEED
by the action of the league.
The McClain county man has i
openly come forward^ in a j
declaration pledging his sup-j
port to progressive legislation, i
With the rise of Gibbons' j
stock comes a corresponding Bv laurence m. Benedict.
decline in that of Wesley Dis-j
ney Ql Muskogee. W nile iJis ings „„ ti,,, impeachment charges
tiey commands strong support ,„rHjllst \ttorney General Daugher-
it is believed that he will CO- t> will be started "as soon as pos-
with Cxihbons in or- s'hle, probably by the end of this
°Pe ? „« week," Chairman Vals.eml, Ml,.,,.-
Roll of Boss
At Ally Meet
Lower California Accident
Blamed on Inexperienced
MEXICALI, L. C., Nov. 20.
— (United Press)—Fifty-four
persons, all Mexicans, were
drowned when the steamship
Topelabampo at midnight
Sunday struck a sand bar in
the mouth of the Colorado
river, Gulf of California, and
listed so badly that it. threw
nearly all of its 103 passen-
gers and crew into the water.
The Mexicans, whole fam-
ilies, were en route to the
cotton fields here under con-
tract to A. Liera, a cotton
broker and rancher.
Some whole families were
Amid the darkness of mid-
night the Mexican crew
struggled to land the panic~
stricken passengers in life
Only the shallow water
after the tide was down saved
the lives of forty-nine.
federal aid followed futile ef-ulors Monday with the eipeeted nr. | ganization of the house once su,;]>'|1U, iinuse judiciary
1.ACSANNE. Nuv. 20.—Pre-
mler Mussolini of Italy today
showed every Intention of an ef-
fort to play the leading role at
the Lausanne peace conference.
After forcing Premier Poin-
care and Viscount Curzon,
British foreign minister, to go
to Territet yesterday to consult
with him and hear Italy's view-
point beforo meeting with the
Turks hire in thi parley that
may settle the fate of the Near
East, Italy's "black shirt"prime
minister resumed his conversa-
tions with the British and
French statesmen at the Hotel
Beau Rivage here this morning.
it was considered possible
that the conference proper
might not open today, the allies
- requiring more time to co-ordi-
nate their views before meeting
the envoys of the victorious
Turkish nationalist govern-
The delegations are lined up
in'two entrenched camps tor.
A rescue party left here
early today bound for
IIKTKOIT, Mich., Not. l' .-
(I,oiled Press.) \ si to
Senator It'll man II. Newberry, who
formally tendered Ills resignation
!y yesterday tins considered today by
tnej ,j0yi>rnnr .Mex .1. tJroeslieck as con-
f<\rtd to solve the mvsterv of rival of Charles Wrightsman, Tulsa ' lle sees that the latter has mitt'ee, said today upon liis return; scene. It was composed ofi^ress convened in special session,
adoublemurder in northefti ^.dependent oll.nan ' ' "u* '■■■ < "
Louisiana. Two men were!
slain under mysterious cir- J jl||s b(,,.n
cumstances. Parker found j regularity
himself balked at every turn j man of the recent democratic con-
of the investigation and was! "is prospects, as con.
| outmaneuvered him
s been ,, Walton taining the support
ii' tirsi. Ills miine , i . t e
Attempt Will be Made tc
Oust Prosecutor If "Mur-
derer" Charge Falls.
Governor Robertson Mon-
day declared that the alleged
charge made by James Hep-
burn, county attorney of Ok-
mulgee county, that he had
released a murderer from the
state penitentiary tor the put>
pose of killing Hepburn was a
This charge was expected
to be the feature of the hear-
ing before Judge Thomas Ed-
wards, who was at Okmulgee
Monday. Hepburn filed a pe-
tition asking that the change
of venue granted the governor
by Judge Lucien B. Wright
It la declared that attorneys for
the governor will Insist that Hep-
burn prove his charge before the
In case Judge Edwards finds
that the chance of venue lias been
legal, he will proceed to Ada and
will sit In the ease against the gov-
ernor which la scheduled to open
It is declared that in case Hep-
burn is unable to prove bis charges
In regard to the murderer being re-
lenseil for the purpose of "getting"
When you wake In the morning yoo ; foroed to abandon it, he told
must say several times over, "Every
day, in every respect, I am getting
better and better."
trusted with those, of former Sen*
ob- to Washington. I Mexican and American offi-l Republicans vvlio figured in fills the county attorney, a move will be
of the Volstcad's announcement cnine on : i 'j assistants rThe dis- ye?r's .fie,,,,tor V S '! rt"; started by attorneys for the gov-
Ul • • • • * ♦ Ciais ana abSi^uuita. me u* |peh<4 ||ie K(m>nmr's f,n„r (,roes- ornor t0 have him removed as pros-
beck announced. This would ellmln- ecutor
and"\voodniff, Michigan, republic- dred miles south of Mexicali. Senator diaries 11 Townsend,
stnvni: Conservative? .luring their .intention of Low water and a crew un- ..'" "i't ,' lar'u.r' Hepburn's Objections
It becomes more apparent that familiar with the pavigation ^V'tat*-? "
the strength of those wlm look un- = ■ , r, ,.|,mln|(. of the 1'iver were blamed foi heliiR rivals defeated by Townsend
supporter from the first, ills name, i ' , , ^i jl <• l<,,rUUi_ the heels of a joint statement by T.VO(t .,hnnt "nnp hnn- '."V
mentioned with consistent greatest number of legisia l(eI,r,'Keller, Ml,,uesota,' aster occurred about one nun-,hecU
He was chosen chair- I tors.
the loss of life.
It isn't a bad formula, under cer-
tain conditions. For instance, if
your disease is more or less imagi-
nary. saylns to yourself that you
are getting better and better may
Other crimes and
law likewise rem
Among Americans 50 per cent of I
trouble is based on nerves, and 50
per cent of nerve trouble is based
on thinking too much about your
self. To.say "I am getting better
and better," every morning and re-
peat it several times, fftakes you
imagine at least the right thing.
It's better than saying,
I am not going to
already they have lined up over
[thirty legislators for their c an«l i-;
! date. It will require 17 conver- *
sions to control the democratic j
i Ed M. Semans, chairman of the
state central committee, has re-
turned from a tour of certain
NAMED IN SUIT
Following the primary it was ex-
pected that ( ore Mould whole-
heartedly endorse Walton and his
program. Instead lie came to the
state and "apologized" for Wnlton,
in the opinion of many Meagtie | counties of the state during which I
backers. He stood for Walton, hut time he ha8 ])eea organizing the
at the sani ' time attacked the pro- ilollse just who Semans is or-1 n;
gram on which Walton stood, which ganizing for is not known. There CrOSS"Petition Filed IPl Dl-
was written at Shawnee and are gorae who point to a similar VOPCe Case.
backed by thousands of former pre-primary tour in which Semans
Gore supporters. was charged with usins his post- charging indiscretion with at
Walton's backing for either tiore t|on In opposition to Walton and ,e,lat onp ()th|,r womaUi an(, infat-
T)„, k-,.,1 „ I" • , ,,, or \\ritthtsinan would be n blu as- ln behalf of Tom Owen. ! nation with another, Mrs. Olys Haz-
i ^ * freedom troin ton will receive a 5(1,000 plurality between the two Walton Semans is Interested In maintain- eiton wife of Frank Ha/.elton,
conceit, and a good doctor when |over John Fields. has jiroliably greater political obli-1 . NV McAiister as secretary Grand avenue merchant, filed an
you really need one Is better than | Thc 75 counties, which do not in- ; to Wrights,nan. _ ifthi state elation board as It is „n™Ser and cross-petition to her
' believed that Semans has political husband's divorce suit in district
Walton Lead Still Under
With 75 counties out of 77 tabu-
lated by the state election board
ying, "I believe jn governor's race, the bin ques-
live very long." !^on j8 whether Governor-elect Wal-
clude Oklahoma county and Bryan
| counties, Walton has 253,351 and
We are almost a nation with a 1 Fields 205,177 nnd Enfield 3,801
past. The Merchants' Association i votes. This makes Walton's plural-
of New York will entertain firms i ity 48,174.
100 years old. Twenty-five accept I Oklahoma county's unofficial fi?>
the invitation — the oldest, The jures a ,
Bank of New York, founded in
1784; the youngest the Chemical
National bank, founded in 1823. Of
the 25 old concerns 10 are banks.
Included are newspapers, real es-
tate, silk, furniture, groceries, pub-
lishers, cleaning and dyeing, fur-
riers and insurance companies.
In France this year the number
of births fell 70,000 below last year.
In Germany the number of births
increases. In a short time Ger-
many will have five times the popu-
lation of France. What will hap-
You need not wonder that the
French are worried. But will a
Germany temporarily bankrupt
prevail later against a 5 to 1 Ger-
Dr. Pabst of New York, a skin
specialist, advises women "to con-
tinue use of cosmetics and rouge
and enjoy themselves."
That is wise advice for the skin
specialist, good for his profit.
But it isn't good advice for the
Cosmetics clog the pores of the
Bkin, and that isn't the worst of it.
%hen a woman can BUY a good
complexion, she can neglect care
of health that produces a good
It would be better for women in
the next generation if women had
to rely on health for their good
looks, not on rouge.
while Bryan county is reported to
show a majority of 5,003 for Wal-
ton. If these figures should be cor-
rect, Walton would lack 58 votes of
making the 50,000 majority.
Election officials, however, de-
clare that the compilation of the
figures has not been verified ulid
that when the final official vote is
completed it may show a difference
of several hundred votes as has
been the case heretofore in verify-
ing the returns as submitted by the
Another thing that has not been
figured is the mail ballots in sev-
eral counties. This may make a
small difference, considered suffi-
cient to put Walton over the 50,-
ARREST 20 IN
K. T. Byniini liguri's prominently
In the reckoning so far as Walton's
personal support is concerned.
He was prominent in enlisting
W rightsnian's support in the pri-
mary. The appointment of Aldrich
Blake as secretary to Walton, how-
ever, complicates the situation.
Bynum and Blake were former ar-
dent supporters of Senator Gore
See Number 3, I'nge 7.
ambition:; looking toward
United States senate, two years
hence, upon which McAlister looks
Many conferences of late have
excluded those recognized as the
closest supporters of J. C. Walton.
Stouill Outlines Stand.
Lieut. Gov. M. E. Trapp, State
~ See Number 1, 7.
THEY SHALL NOT DIE
IS VERDICT OF PEOPLE
Three Ballots Favor Death—Mother Urges Clemency
Extinction ot Human Race Declared the
Simplest Solution by One.
Shall they die?
"They rfliall not!"
This is the answer thundered
from all over the state, in response
to the Leader's death ballet query.
Clemency is urged for Elias
— ;— Ridge, 14-year-old negro boy, and
Twenty arrests were made by the Will Tait and Cleo Goben. white
local police hi the traffic drive youths, by practically everyone vot-
over Saturday and Sunday, it vras
Many were fined in the police
court Monday morning, following
Fifty persons were fined during and Goben.
ing. One woman said that all
should be executed. A man in West
Tulsa voted death for the "black
Ethopian;" he expressed no senti-
ment concerning tbe fate of Tait
BANK FOR WORKERS IS
STARTED IN MEW YORK! vembeI. n
By HARRY GODFRB'Y.
Feder«te<l Prens Staff Correspondent.
NEW YORK. Nov. 20.—A work-
ers' bank, owned and controlled by-
New York City labor unions, will
be established here before next j
spring, if the plans of a special
banking committee of the Central
Trades and Labor eouneil are suc-
cessful. Three hundred of 600 un-
ions to which questionnaires were
sent recently, asking if they would
co-operate in a union bank, have
sent replies pledging hearty sup-
port to the project, according to
William F. l\ehoe. secretary of the
central body and of the banking
the week of November 13.
The figures for the week of No-
vember 6, showing the number of
traffic violations cases fined and
dismissed are as follows:
Monday, fined 2, dismissed 1;
Tuesday, dismissed 4; Wednesday,
dismissed 2; Thursday, fined 2. To-
tal. fined 4, dismissed 7.
The figures for the week of No-
mber 13 are:
Monday, fined 3; Tuesday, fined
Monday, fined 3; Tuesday, ttned ■ • ; .
6. dismissed 3: Wednesday, fined Ior 1 '?u| M
10, dismissed 6; Thursday, fined 7,
~ j dismissed 4; Friday, fined 16, dis-
missed 4; Saturday, fined 4.
Officer Housten V. Wilder is still
« | in the lead on the arrests mad
special ; . . .
Many fetters accompanied the
ballots. Space does not permit
that all of them be printed. Tbe
feelings they express are interest-
ing. Scores of those who urged
commutation of sentences, gave
their reasons for so doing.
The reasons for the opinion of tbe
man who urged death for the negro
boy, may also be gathered by lead-
ing the letter, which is printed here-
with, along with two which asked
Police officers stated that it was
harder to catch speeders since the
drive has been on. They stated
that local motorists are much mors !
careful in driving.
In France It is a penal offense
to give any kind of solid foyd to j
a baby under a year old, unless it
is prescribed in writing by a regu-I
larly qualified medical man. |
Oklahoma Leader: I am send-
ing in my "thumbs down" <>n
that black Ethopian abortion
and while I ftm atoout it will
make you a present of the re-
maining month of my subscrip-
tion to that bolshevistic nigger-
loving sheet you are putting
out. I don't care to clutter up
the place with it.
E. M. BLAILOCK,
Long Hotel, Tulsa.
A MOTH Klt'S VI1.W.
Dear Sir: 1 herein send bal-
lot against death for one and
all in our fair state. Two
wrongs do not make one right.
To take a life is against our
great God. The Good Book says
Thou Shalt Not Take What
Thou Canst not Give.
i can feel with all mothgrs
who have sons. We cannot tell
to what end they will come. No
matter how well we try to raise
them, no matter bow bad they
get, black or white, they have
houIs; also tin ir mothers lane
hearts. All mothers should rally
to one's aid.
A Mother Who Has Suffered.
MRS. MATT IE SCHNEIDER.
•J12 South Youngs Blvd, City.
Till'MBS I P.
Editor Oklahoma Leader:
You ask me the question, "Shall
Oklahoma murder three men."
I answer, "The law of God,
'Thou shalt not kill,' " has been
declared unconstitutional by
the state of Oklahoma. There-
fore let these three men die.
And then let their execution-
ers be executed for murder,
and the executioners of the exe-
cutioners be slain in turn for
their crime, until there remains
In the state but one haggard
criminal, who with madness
gripping his brain and Hell
burning his heart, shall flee
when there is none to pursue.
As a fitting end to the tragedy,
this fiond, the last of a race of
murderers, should rush to the
electric chair, seat himself in It
and signal the Devil to push the
button. GUY F. ROGERS,
* Quinlan, Oklahoma.
The husband filed his action
about two weeks ago and alleged i
various grounds including assault. |
He alleged that his wife visited his
place of business and created a
scene which greatly humiliated
him, ami that she made an attempt
to get into the money till of the
store and Would have succeeded,
but for the act of his partner, C. S.
Mrs. Hazelon, in her answer
filed Saturday, denies all the alle-
gations contained in her husband's
petition. On the contrary, she says
that he has often come home late?
at night in a drunken condition, has
cursed and abused her times with-
i out number.
She admits one allegation in her
husband's petition -that she had
tiled a petition for divorce from;
him April 1!), 1922. She filed the
suit, she says, because of the overt
acts of her husband and for the
I further reason that he had become
' infatuated with one Ruth Hoaglaud
j about the first of the year.
After she had filed the suit, she
says, he came to her on Ills "bended
knees" and asked her to dismiss j
the case; told her that he would!
cease his attentions to the Hoag-1
laud woman. She finally dismissed
the suit following his declarations
I of penitence, she concludes, but im- ,
mediately he turned his attention !
to one "Brownie."
Of "BroWnie," she says he told
her that "he was crazy about her," I
and refused to give her up and
taunted his wife over his alleged
liaisons with the woman, according
to Mrs. Hazel ton's answer 1 and .
cross-petition. Mrs. Hazel ton al-
leged indiscretions committed by
her husband and "Brownie," in the
Hazelton-Underwood store, during
late evening on a certain day.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 20.—
Kdwin P. Shattuck of New
York, president of the I'nited
States Grain corporation, has
resigned his position, it was re-
ported here today.
Shattuck succeeded Julius
Barnes, now president of the
l'lilted States Chamber of Com*
merce, when liquidations of the
corporation's affairs was de-
cided on in mo.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 20—
The states have the right to
tax for state purposes Liberty
bonds exempted from taxation
by the federal government, the
supreme court held today.
The court denied the conten-
tion of the People's National
bank of kingfisher, Ok la., that
Liberty bonds in which the
bank's capital was invested
were not taxable by the state.
The Oklahoma supreme court
decided against the bank.
LUSANNi:, Nov. 20r—-The
allies announced today they
will control all messages sent
from Laussanue by the Turkish
Press reports will be read by
a bureau especially established
for this purpose, the conferees
thus reverting to the methods
of secret diplomacy.
It is also announced that
while the first meeting of the
conference was public, the oth-
er session will be held in
ATIIKNS, Nov. 20.—(l ulled
Press.)—The Greek cabinet
which has been in office under
Acting Premier Crekidas re-
TO BID ON HOSE
Bids will be received at the Tues-
day meeting of the city commis-
sioners on 6,000 feet of fire hose
to be used in the department of
public safety, accoiding to Bob
Parman, commissioner of public
men here to repr<
man said Monday.
Among these are the Eureka
company and the Goodrich com-
I in 11k primary
j Among the possible appointees
mentioned recently by the governor
are Lieutenant Governor Thomas
Heed of Hastings, who uitd uihtedly
has "inside track," and William M.
, Potter, chairman of the public utili-
ties commission and state auditor.
Due For Airing
OKMULGEE, Okla.. Nov. 20.—
(United Press.) — Objections of
County Attorney James P. Hepburn
to the change of venue granted
Gov. J. B. A. Robertson, who goes
to trial at Ada Wednesday on a
charge of accepting a bribe in con-
nection with the failure of the
Bank of Commerce here, were to be
Hepburn was given insufficient
notice of the change of venue hear-
ing, he charged.
Additional charges were filed
Saturday night by Hepburn, who
j petitioned Judge Thomas A. Ed-
ards, who hears his charges to-
WASHINGTON, Nov. 20. — The
i resignation of Senator Truman II.
Newberry, Michigan, was to he read
| to the senate today shortly after
that body convened at noon.
Newberry's resignation was sent 1
(to Governor Groesbeck Thnrsd : !v
night and was filed willi Vice Presl- |
dent Coolidgc late Sunday.
Many expected Newberry would 1 .
link Michigan rulers to .-led lii-. tlil>• t0 M'do lhe °C
■■Win t >' si I"' election expwtoi! ven,ue ru A" founds for b
t„ lie held soon to fill lhe vacancy I Petition, Hepburn charged Robert-
crenled In his resignation. The tone ;had paroled a murderer from
of NewhenVs letter of resignation "■<: Penitentiary on condition
seemed to inillcnte that lie was glad that "he so and kill the county at-
lo I I of the whole affair and forney of Okmulgee county." Hep-
would not again seek senatorial burn al«o charged that the gov-
honor. I ernor and Judge Wright are in col-
li) this connection the question is lusion to the extent that Robertson
being asked whether Henry Ford, supported Wright in the recent
whom Newberry defeated III the re- elections to defeat Bozarth for tho
publican primary and in the gen- nomination for supreme court jus-
era I election in HUH, would be a tice.
candidate for the vacancy. j —
PAGE'S LUSE NEWVENIREIT
r ! Fifty Summoned as Pros-
Tulsa Man Wins Famous pects For Marion Jury.
vn firms have
ent them. Par-
Tommy Atkins Case.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 20.—
(I'll!ted I'ress.)—The supreme
court decided today that Min-
nie Atkins is the mother of
Thomas Atkins, Creek Indian
boy, and thereby brought to un
end a long controversy of who
is Hie legal owner of IMO acres
of uiluable oil and gas lands in
Nancy \tkins claimed she
was the mother and was enti-
tled t< royalties from the lai.-d.
liO er courts held that Minnie
was the boy's mother ami the
supreme court affirmed their
The decision of the supr<
MARION. 111., Nov. 20.—A new
venire of 50 were on hand today
for questioning in the trial of five
men charged with participation in
the Herrln strip mine riot.
Twenty-five of the prospective
jurors were chosen by bailiffs for
the defense and 25 by bailiffs for
aire, whose title t
Kin acres of rich oi
Cushing field is
The court battle
a lease on
land in the
MILLIONAIRE SAYS HE
WILL GIVE HIMSELF UP KELLY TO LE
j Most of the new venire were
miners and the remainder were
farmers and tradespeople.
Court officials expressed the
hope that the jury would be com-
pleted this week.
Clark Interesting Figure.
Angus W. Kerr, veteran defendei
of labors' rights, sits facing thi
judge with his associates grouped
about him. When Mr. Kerr arises
to address the court, his voice car-
ries to the last bench. He nevei
has to shout, even in a court room
where the acoustics are none toe
good. He makes his motions and
questions talesmen with dignified
restraint that is in contrast to the
usual legal bellowing.
Across the way from him sits C
W. Mtddlekauff. who will conduct
1 go thn
I overwork In
J which he wai
i loved member.
Flans are being made for a fit-
Iting tribute to his memory, and tbe
diinmUiu of lights tonight on the
White Wav Ih beiuu discussed.
CHICAGO. Nov. 20.—Authorities
today waited for the surrender of
William Bross Lloyd, millionaire
red. under sentence of from one to
20 (United I f've years f°r violation of the state
mourns today e**"" ""4
empty theaters I
found in hiding in b(
actors in tin . .
iah their rehearsals In u I < hlcnso by newspaper nt
rted way. For Frank Bacon ! told them that he hail to wind up
iterduy in Chicago front husini'HS affairs ami would give
he profession nf ! himself up Thursday.
perhaps the best
Among tho famous names In the
New York telephone directory are
Dante, Byron. Swift, Macaulay,
Dickens, A ranis, Othello, Walter
Scott and Pickwick.
Thomas B. K
shot by Officer
eral days ago a
elley, 23, who was
Guy Mitchell sev-
t Capitol Hill, is to
at the University
y to remove the
Iged in his hip.
i at the hoHpital stated
•ation would not be se-
y held a crowd of over
at bay with a shotgun
that th«* oi
while he had a fit of Insanity. Pc
nber l, Puge -•
COUNTY WOOL POOL
SAVES TO FARMERS
TOPEKA, Kan., Nov. 20.—The
Wilson County Wool Growers' as-
sociation pooled their wool which
brought $1,740.76 at a paving of
four cents a pound on 5 1)82 pounds,
or $239.28. The wool sold for four
cents a pound more than any wool
sold locally had brought.
The total saving to the farmers
lice . id that "it v ; nee ary to I of Wilson county who took advan*
shoot the man in order to capture I tage of the association was
him ' 1 461.42,
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