Oklahoma Leader (Oklahoma City, Okla.), Vol. 2, No. 62, Ed. 1 Wednesday, October 26, 1921 Page: 2 of 8
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CAREER SECONDARY TO MARRIAGE
Howat Returns $43,000 to
Illinois Miners to Keep it
From Lewis' Hands.
PITTSBCRG, Kan.. Oct. 26.
Forty-three thousand dollars, the un
spent balance of the >100,000 fund
of the Illinois minora—sent to Alex
ander Howat of the Kansas miner*
union—was to he started bark to th« i
Illinois miners' treasury today.
Howat and other Kansns miners
officials stoned checks for the bal-
ance to be transferred from Kansas
Howat, ousted president of thn
mluers' district 14. and August
Dorchy, affixed their signatures to
the checks In a cell at the Cherokee
county jail at Columbus, Kan.
The money In question was voted
by referendum of the Illinois miners
1 or the purpose of assisting Howat
in the fight against the industrial
court law and is returned to the
Illinois miners at this time to pre
vent it falling Into the hands of the
officials appointed by John L. Lewis
to supersede Howat.
The money will now be spent
under the direction of Frank Far-
rington, president of the Illinois
district, for the purpose for which
U was originally intended.
Forces Down Prices
Former Dctective Alleged To
Have Passed Bad Check
at Local Store.
NEW YORK. Oct. 26.—(By U. P.) t downtown building near where his
New York is probably the world's ! club members work. He givea each
greatest illicit booze clearing house, club member a key to the office
Despite frequent raids by prohlbi- where the liquor Is served by a bar-
tlon officials, bootleggers are using tender. There are no dues or initia-
New York as'a central distributing | tion fees. The liquor costs 50 cents
point for liquor. Some of the booze a drink.
Is smuggled in and some is inanu* I Baby Dottle System.
3.—The "Baby Bottle" plan. Res-
taurant owners who found it risky
serving booze themselves have hired
Board of Trade Member Seeks
to Negotiate Law Against
bootleg walters who carry small
vials. The vial contains one drink.
If the waiter Is caught he is ar-
raigned and fined but the name of
the restaurant is unsinirched. The
cheapest drink is SI.
4.—The "Tea Room." This Is the
renovated saloon. An apartment is
Charge of second degree forgery
was filed against J. W. Saunders, for-
mer detective for the Oklahoma factured here.
Bankers' association, Wednesday, in Bootleggers are believed to have
the Justice court of Leo B. White. their agents in foreign countries
The checks was for $30 and pur- who superintend the shipping of
ported to be signed by Charles E tine whisky, gins, rums and bran-
Wells, and was drawn on the First dies, which are later sold in New
National bank of Chandler, accord- York or sent to other cities. Syn-
Ing to officers. It was cashed by the thetlc gin Is also on the market In
Scott-Halliburton company on Saun- large quantities. Until recently gin
ders' endorsement. and in fact anything but rye or
Saunders was the sensational "in- j bourbon whisky was almost unob-
slde man" who was responsible for talnable here. Now the bootleggers, rented and drinks are served In it to
the conviction of a number of men who have regular routes like milk- i persons in the apartment house and
said to have committeed the robber} men or grocery clerks, will take neighborhood. Taxlcab drivers in
of the Sperry bank. Saunders oper- your order for gin, Scotch whisky, tne district work in conjunction with
ated as a member o! the gang to cognac, benedlctine, Jamaica rum or tea room proprietors who furnish
obtain evidence. Following the con- almost any kind of booze you may small bottles for his passengers at
viction of several of the alleged njime and deIlvcr lt promptly.
bandits, Saunders complained that . . u ,,
other men. notably Earl Martin had hveryhndy Sells It.
tried to "frame on him." Bootlegging salesmen include res
Saunders shot Marlin, claiming he taurant owners, taxlcab
tired in self-defense. bouse maids, physicians, grocers,
Saunders was charged with mur- drug store proprietors, bellboys, col-
der and was acquitted after a bit- j l^ge students and janitors.
terly fought trial, in which two of One of the United Press investlga-
hts witnesses were arrested for per- tors was informed by the owner of
jury. a small lingerie shop in a residence
The ardent suasions of an insistent wooer have impelled Mana Zucca,1 Saunders is in Jail at Muskogee neighborhood that he would take
<omposer. pianist and prima donna, to decide that, after all. marriage (,n other forgery charges, according i orders for rye or bourbon whisky.
OVER 7 MILLIONS
PAID PULLMAN CO.
WASH1NGTQN, Oct. 26.—Claims of
the Pullman company against the
government growing out of the pe
riod of federal contVol was settled
by the railroad administration today
in the payment of 17,260,000 to that
CHICAGO. Oct. 26. -Suit to re-
strain government officials from in-
terfering with trading In grain fu-
tures on the Chicago board of trade
was instituted in United States dis-
trict court here today.
The case will be brought before;
Judge Landis November 7.
The suit, filed by John Hill. Jr..
a board member, asks that Secretary empty shooting Iron from among 'ive
of Agriculture Wallace, District At- loaded pistols and three loaded shot-
KANSAS YOUTH SELECTS
EMPTY IRON FOR CROOK
OLATHE. Kan.. Oct. 26.—It was
"life's darkest moment," for George
Breyfogle, 23, when he grabbed an
torney Charles V. dyne and Internal i suns to c
base thieves heard in (via
Revenue Collector John C. Cannon aarupe.
be prohibited from Interfering with | A robber s bullet gave Breyfogle
trading In future
a scratch wound.
BIG SUBSCRIPTION OFFER
Majia Zucca / m,
Lon Kuhn, of Okmulgee, and
Deputy Accused By Fed-
OKMULGEE. Okla.. Oct. 20. In-
formation charging Lon Kuhn. sus-
pended sheriff of Okmulgee county,
and 13. N. McCoy, former deputy
nheriff. with operating a whisky
still, was in ttie hands of federal
The information was sworn to by t
IJnlted States District Attorney Lee
Kuhn was suspended from office
'four months ago, pending his trial
tm charges of malfeasance In* office.
will not Interfere with her career. She married Irwin H. Cassell of Miami t0 iocai police,
millionaire owner of a chain of Florida department stores, in Stamford.
conn., on September 22. The news of the wedding has just been made
public. The romance began several years ago, when Mr. Cassell heard
Missi Zucca In a musical pla> -
MAGNATES AND LEGION SEES RED,
(Continued from Page 1>
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ARRIVE IN CITY
Members of the cast of the Dunbar
Opera company, who are to present
"Carmen" Wednesday evening at the
high school auditorium, arrived in
Oklahoma City Wednesday.
Seat sale for the concert, which
was slow early In the week, showed
a great improvement Wednesday
and Hathaway Harper, local Impres
•aarlo. In charge of the production,
was expecting a full house.
would uot have time to hear peti- tenced to serve ten years In a fed-
tlons of the carriers for another cut eral penitentiary and the American
in wages unless wages and working Legion purposes to sco that he pays
agreements were drawn up. This the penalty meted out to him by con-
means, according to members of the stltuted courts for this is the law.
board, that In caso of another appll- The American Legion stands for up-
calion of carriers for another ala ih holding law and preserving order
m pay lu addition to the 12H P®r and this It Is determined to do in j
cent granted July 1, the board may I thin and all cases."
not hear the case for nearly a year. One of the major features of the
The executives, headed by Thomas commission's program is education
DeWttt Cuyler, Issued a hot state- for citizenship. The coimnis-
ment declaring they were going **on *ms a'rt!Q(ly accomplished much
ahead Immediately to ask more wage ,n M*is co-operation with
cutH schools, colleges and universities.
„„ . , ... , . , . . The members of the Americanism
The statement of the labor body is i ,
4 , , tlM I commission are Alvln M. Owsley,
Tubercular Association Ob-
tains Eight Thousand
County commissioners were await-
ing the tiling of tlic petition of the
Oklahoma County Tubercular So-
ciety Wednesday, requesting a bond
Issue of $200,000 for the erection of
a suitable tubercular hospital.
Officers of the society declare that
8,000 signers to the petition were
found, which is more than the num-
ber required to assure submission
I of the issue to a vote.
twice their value.
When told of the conditions found
by the United Press, E. C. Yellowley.
drivers temporary supervisor of prohibition
for this district, declared he thought
the facts were exaggerated.
"I believe there is less liquor in
New York now than sixty days ago,"
"I know there are yet many places
where booze can be obtained and of
course we can not hope to stamp
them all out. T do not doubt that
you know of many places where
bootleggers are operating but In
sixty days more we will have cut
down some of them.
"We can not enforce the prohibi-
tion law without honest agents. Give
us honest agents and we will dry up
the country within a short time."
You Get ALL FOUR of These
and he offered to give, free samples
"so you can see it's good stuff."
Prices are lower than in many
months because of the keen compe-
I tition between bottleggers and also
because there in much more liquor In
i Four chiefs methods of dispensing
ll0rTre'Bm,'u doctor A custom- CONVICT WHO ESCAPED
j er goes into his office with a smile STATE PRISON SEIZED
I and says, "I'm sitSi." The doctor fur-
nishes a prescription for a pint. H« BREWER. Okla., Oct. 26.—Adlee
| usually has his office in a drug store. Skaggs, convict who escaped from
He charges $2 for the prescription the state penitentiary last April,
and the druggist charges $3 for the | was again In custody today.
i liquor. j Skaggs was arrested near here late
2. The "Key" club. The Club of yesterday. He was convicted of rob-
about 300 members Is formed by the bing a bank at Savanna. Okla.. two
I bootlegger who rents an office in a years ago.
Magazines and Oklahoma Leader
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OKLAHOMA LEADER, Oklahoma City, Okla.
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me the above magazines, and ihe Oklahoma Leader, each,
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SOCIALISTS SOLD i
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DENVER AND FORT WORTH
ROAD SEEKS EXTENSION
OF MURI GAGE PAYMENT
WASHINGTON, Oc«. 26.—(By U.
I>.)—Application was tiled with the
interstate commerce committee today
by the Fort Worth & Denver City
railroad for permission to extend
the time payment of $8,176,000 of 6
■per cent first mortgage bonds. The
bonds mature December I this year
and lt is proposed to defer payment
of the securities for forty years.
A new rate of interest of 5Vfc per
Cent also was proposed.
BOND ISSUE INCREASED
FOUR THOUSAND DOLLARS
Cpon recommendation of tho cham-
ber of commerce, $4*000 was added
to the sum to be asked in the bond
.•lection for the river straightening
project. The original estimates
called for $1,0116,000. and this addi-
ction brings the total up to $1,100,000.
Ordinance calling the election is
being prepared and will be submitted
'to the city commission soon, commis-
The total amount of bonds to be
asked for in the election is $7,100,000
to be subdivided as follows: Sewer
extensions, $1,550,000: waterworks,
91.600,000: fire department, $250,000;
Sewage disposal. $2,100,000: river
straightening, $1,100,000; and inside
understood to have pleased the
brotherhoods because It was In a
sense a promise to them that wages
w6uld uot be cut for months.
The board Is composed of nine
members. Three of them represent
the railroads, three labor and the
other three the public.
Barton cited the authority of the
board's call for the meeting under j '}.^80Ur«,'
the transportation act.
"We will determine whether any
of the parties have violated deci-
sions of the board or whether a vio-
lation of the board rules is threat-
ened." Barton said.
"The inquiry will include what
any fide or both ildes are doing that «ompllih thl end in collaboration
PARIS, Oct. 26. (By
national director; Edgar W. I Charges that the Socialist deputies
Pennsylvania; Richard F.1 had "sold themselves to a foreign
Belrne. Virginia; E. K. Bixby, Okla- government" were made in the
homa; Lindsey Blayney, Texas; Oar- chamber today by Deputy Flandrin.
land W. Powell, Maryland; Angus- An unprecedented uproar followed
tus H. Oansser, Michigan; Peyton the accusation and the chamber was
H. Hogue jr., Kentucky; Charles H. forced to suspend Its session at
Kendrick, California; Dwlght F. which the debate on a vote of con-
O. Norton, Iowa; fldence for Premier Briand was to
) W. A. Percy, Mississippi, and Leon- have been concluded.
ard Wlthlngton, Texas. : The speaker suspended the meet*
Tho commission placed Itself upon ing and the galleries were cleared,
record to enter whole-heartedly In after which the session was resumed,
the campaign to obtain employment ~—- --
NOTE THESE SPECIAL BARGAIN OFFERS
Offer No. 5 Offer No. 4
for all ex-service men and will set
1 about shortly to devise a method to
with the program recently outlined
and put to work by the American
may lead to obstruction of transpor-
He said the board wanted to de-
termine if the executives planned r*n/r nrAni/rnn
also to cut wages without proper f ARlVl W ORKhRS
procedure before the board. cr n wr r n nr i r as w*1 n
Ben Hooper, phblic representative ST A FU S TALK E D
of the board, was named to do tho j
LAST DAY FOR
PUNCH BOARDS I
Wednesday was the last day upon
which punch boards were to be al-
lowed to operate In Oklahoma
county, according to Forrest Hughes
county attorney. Operators of such
will be liable to fine and jail sen-
tence afterwards, Hughes declared.
Hughes said that in one case
hich had come to his notice, cows
Railmen Will Strike.
NEW YORK, Oct. 26.—(By U. P.) j national Labor Conference Iiepre*
TI.. Anu'i iran public i 'in;iined utt« J sentatlves Of tit# governments, em*
i convinced today that there would bfe ployers and employes of forty na-
' a nation-wide railway strike Octo- tions were present.
l>er 30. The agenda for discussion included
A survey of the entire country by some of the detfsions taken at the
| the United Press showed no unusual washington meeting of the confer-
buying of Pullman tickets or accom- ence, especially those relating to the
| t.iodations for persons desiring to ( bout s to be w orked by agricultural
return to their homes in event of a laborers, prevention of their unem-
seneral tie-up being certain, with ployment. and the protection of wo-
j the exception of Norfolk, Va.. where men and children employed as such,
reservations southward were being Added to these were fresh rnat-
; made. ters regarding the technical educa-
TVith this single exception, ticket tion of agricultural workers, their
1 agents throughout the United States j living conditions, guarantees of their
reported conditions as normal.
OENKVA, Oct. 26.—(By U. P.) —
Consideration of problems affecting
agricultural laborers and conditions nnd chiekens were being offered as
affecting their health was begun premiums, and 60 cents was being
here today at the third annual Inter-1 charged each person patronizing the
UNEMPLOYMENT SURVEY =
A survey has been started in six
of the cities of the state to determine
I the unemployment conditions at the
: present time and w hether or not
there has been any relief, Claude E.
Connally, state labor commissioner,
1 announced Wednesday.
The cities In which the Investiga-
I tions are being made r.re Oklahoma
i City, Enid. Ardmore, Tulsa, Musko-
i gee and Sapulpa.
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Diameter (Bottom), 6V4 inches,
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Both of these Kettles have a bot-
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helping to avoid burning It prevents
(he bottom from warping. The
thickness of the metal Is uniform,
especially at angles where comes
the greatest wear and strain.
Can be had for $1.00 extra, when
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subscription for a new subscriber to
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Diameter (Top). 7R/u inches.
Depth, 4Vi inches.
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Capacity, 2 quarts.
Diameter (Bottom), 4"4 inches.
This percolating Coffee Pot Bells
for from $3.00 to $4.00, and in some
cases for more.
It has a polish finish and welded
spout. The handles are detachable.
The hinges are nickeled brass.
Sturdy, uncountersink rivets. Tight-
ly rolled sanitary beads, upturned
on covers. The percolating insets
are substantially constructed. The
colonial angles give added strength.
Can be had for $1.75 extra, when
sending in $6.00 to cover a year's
subscription to the Leader for one
year, to a new subscriber. These
Percolaters are ready for immediate
Diameter (Top), 4'4 inches.
Depth, 7^ inches.
This Convex Kettle is worth from
$1.50 to $2.00 for the same quality
It has a polish finish and an in-
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Bail rest ears. Tilting handles with
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A supply of these Kettles are on
band, ready for Immediate orders.
Capacity, 2 quarts.
Diameter (Top), 6% inches.
Diameter (Bottom), 4% inches.
Depth, 4 inches.
This large oval
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It has a polish
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A FTLLOW SHOULD
TAKE A DAY OFF
ONCE. IN AYVMIU
; rights of association and combina-
tion and their protection against ac-
cidents, sickness, invalidity and old
i Other questions have to do with the
' disinfection of wool to guard against
P.I--Consolidation of the railroads | anthrnx Ilroh|b|tlon „f the ns(. of
into a group of system, nuirh fe er whltc lead pulntlnE, assurance or
Is Urged By Cummins.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 26.--IBy
in number than now is the only
a weekly day of rest to commercial
... .. « - 1 This is an age of progress, in every
practlcei solution ot the rnllroad aU(1 industrial workers, the settlnn of flel(1 ot a(.tivUy. So much knowl-1
probUm Senator. ummlBs.Iowa.de- 18 „ the use limit tor persons en,- e(lge haa accumulated and so much'
clared today before the senate inter-1 ployed as trimmer, or stokers, and j >k,n hns l)een developed that no man
can possibly acquire all the knowl-
edge and master all the skill pertain-
ing to any field or endeavor. This |
state committee. compulsory medical examination of
Consolidation and that alone, h.> all children employed on ships.
said, would make possible equitable. Three weeks will be required, it is
fair and scientific treatment of all expected, to complete the agenda,
the roads on a basis that would pro-
vide the public with good service.
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Offers will take their place within a short time. Offer good in city and country.
The price of the Leader in the city for one year is $7.80. A special price of
$6.00 to city subscribers will be allowed when paid in advance for one year, while at
the same time they may take advantage of any of the above mentioned offers by
paying the amount extra, needed to secure the various pieces offered.
f'VE 6E£M WOflXlN
THKfC MONT Hi
TO &E7 THAT
Today In Congress
Continues consideration of tax
Mingo mine war investigation
Hearings on repeal of guaran-
tee clause of the transportation
act continues by interstate com-
Naval affairs considers state
Banking and currency commit-
tee considers minor hills.
TO BE THURSDAY
Funeral services for Anton J. Yod-
Iska. member of the Ninetieth dlvi-
partlcularly true of the field of
medicine. No one can possibly cover
the entire field of medical activity.
Hence the surgical specialist, the eye ; j
specialist, the ear specialist, the j:
stomach specialist, etc.
Anti-Toxls as well as the other 1
remedies put out by the Co-operative
sion. who was killed in action in Distributing Co. of Oklahoma iCty.
France, were to be held at 4 p. m. are advanced by a physician who for
at the Grace Methodist church, lt j years has been paying especial atten-
was announced Wednesday. The j tion to the treatment of long stand-
body reached the city Tuesday. i ing ailments. A careful perusal of !
Vodiska was a member of the sheet our leaflet and a trial of our rem-
tnetal workers' union. edies will convince you of their mer-1
The services were to be held un- | its. In buying our remedies you are
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One blK advantage
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der the auspices of the American
Legion, and Rev. Rex Wilkes was to
have charge. Burial was to be at
Fairlawn cemetery. He Is survived
by four sisters. j
at the same time commanding the
advice of one of the ablest physicians
iu the state.
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