Nowata Daily Star (Nowata, Okla.), Vol. 11, No. 298, Ed. 1 Tuesday, September 5, 1922 Page: 1 of 6
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TonWit and Wed-
fair and continued
Sfauiata Hally ^tar
Telegraph News Service of Associated Press and United Press—“Today’s News Today.”
For the Boy Scouts
of Nowntu by dig-
King into your
laying down the
VOL. XI.—NO. 298.
NOWATA. OKLAHOMA. TUESDAY. SEPTEMBER 5, 1922
CIRCULATION TODAY, 1800 COPIES
Expect to Reach the
Reacu* Worker Roporte Fire
Blaeta Coming From Ar-
By Associated Press.
Jackson. Col., Sept. 5.—Rescue
workers expect to break through late
tomorrow night to the 46 miners en-
tombed in the Argonaut mine, now
Hope that the miners still live was
greatly revived when what appeared
to be signal blasts were heard iaat
night from the depths of the Argo-
Jackson, Cal., Sent. 5,—Jacksos
was still thrilled with the report thal
explosions had been head which ap-
parently Were answering signals
from the 46 miners ho have been
entombed in the Argonaut mine for
more than a week, although official#
in charge of work declined to discuss
the matter and insisted Thursday was
the earliest date on which the men
could be reached.
The list of missing men was re-
duced t« 46 today by the discovery
that ona of the men supposedly un-
dergroufid in .the Argonaut mine had
quit shortly before the explosion and
gone to work at the Kennedy mino
Sure bo Hoard Signals,
Jim Davis, one of the night crew
of rescuers working in the adjoin-
ing Kennedy mine, was the man Whe
said he heard five explosions coming
from the Argonaut when the two
signal blasts were fired on the 3700-
fool level. The miners say that the ____ ________
sounds could not have been cuused Oklahoma City,
by failing rock. I
By forethought at the time, they i
NEVER TRUST A VEIL
By Associated Pres*.
Highland Falls. N. Y., Sept, 5.-—
Corporal lloff. of West Point, will
look under the veils of girls hi
offers to escort home in th#
Police Chief Christopher re-
ceived complainte of women being
accosted by soldiers, and dressed in
the latest in girl’s clothes.
The chief took u stroll; Hoff
accosted him- and continued his
advances after the chief told him
he was married and had three chil-
The officer brought'him in.
Young Girl Tied iri Sack
Found Floating in River
SIGNALS ARE HEARD YOUNG Gil. DEAD;
THREE MEN HELD
By United Press.
Kiefer. Okie.. Sept. 6.—One young
girl is dead and three prominent
local young men are in jail, while two
other girla are at home nursing
bruises, as the result of a joy ride
and an alleged attempt on the part
of the young men to assault the girls.
Following the alleged attempt at
assault, the boys were immediately
arrested and taken to Sapulpa, where
they were placed in jail pending the
outcome of the condition of Miss
Cecila Evans, age 16. who was rush-
ed to a Tulsa hospital, where she
died this morning.
, The other two girls, Della Evans
and Mary Campbell, were slightly in-
jured when they jumped from the
Tho«e under arrest are Roy Todd,
Ed Hunt end R. E. Seaman.
FAINTS AT WHEEL;
SON IS KILLED
Oklahoma City, Sept. 5.—Earl
Beala, 7 years old, was killed, and his
mother. Mrs. Bert Beals, was severe*
ly injured, when she fainted and lost
control of a touring car she was
driving four miles north of Brittos
yesterday afternoon. The car turned
completely over in the road.
Bert Beals, her husband, suffered
slight injuries and Miss Ola Kelsey
and her mother, Mrs. Clara J. Kelsey,
vere severely bruised. All live In
were entombed, the 46 miners have
been able to save their candles and
giant powder for use in helping work
their way out of their rocky under-
May Ead Earlier.
Although Thursday is officially
announced as the earliest possible
date for s sescue. current opinion in
PLEADS SELF DEFENSE
ON CHARGE OF KILLING
____r ______ i Marietta, Okla., Sept. 5.—John
experienced miners Kelley, grocer, who is held in the
county jail without bond, charged
with the murder of City Marshal
George Smart, on the streets here
lest Thursday, is expected to enter
_ a plea of self defense at the prelimi-
Juckson* is that "it iV’imWible'the end I nary hearing before County Judge
of the search may come before that B. W. Joe Wednesday, it was
||ute> announced today. Release on bond
Although it lias been generally be- [ by habeas corpus will be sought,
the rescue crew working . Funeral services for Smart
By Associated Press.
Kansas City. Sept. 5.—The body
of a girl about twelve years of age,
was found tied in a gunny sack,
floating in the Missouri River yester-
day. The body was clad only in
n blue gingham- dress and wrapped
in a blanket and evidently had been
in the water for several days.
Her skull was fractured and her
nose crushed by a blow. There was
no underwear or shoes on the body,
but the feet did not indicate the girl
was in the habit of going barefoot.
Fishermen made the gruesome
Kansas City, Sept. 5.—Myslerj
surrounds the murder of a young
white girl whose body was found in
the' Missouri about half a mile north-
east of the Milwaukee railroad bridge,
near Sheffield, yesterday afternoon.
The bodys had been stuffed into
a gunny sack before being thrown In-
to the river. The girl as killed
by being beaten over the head with i.
blunt instrument, according to S. E
Edwards, deputy coroner.
There was an abrasion above the
left eye, where her skull had been
fractured and her nose crushed.
Two boys, fishing, discovered the
body. They were Phil nnd Jnir.es
Hall, 632 Duncan avenue. They re-
ported their discovery to police,
Edwards ordered the body taken to
the Newcomer funeral home.
When found the body was floatin
close to the shore. The two boys sn
thp large sack and took it from the
The body waa clad in a blue ging-
ham dresa. A bed quilt had been
Wrapped around it before it was
placed in the sack. Then a rope was
tied around the sack, passed outside
and uaed to tie up the mouth of the
The girl had bobbed hair. She
apparently was about 14 years old.
From appearances the body had been
in the water several days.
Police aro making an investigation.
James 'Elder. detective in the county
prosecutor’s office, has been assign-
ed to the case.
According to Kansas City, Mo., po
lice records no girl nnswering the
description of the body found has
been reported mssing here.
LETTERS OF A SELF
MADE BOY TO FATHER
Crazy Q Ranch.
Dere pap, here TJ. S. Pen ■
i taik my nen in hard tu. let vu
no thet we had a wide time at tjie
Red Cross pic-knick yistidday.
Mike Pally wood a won in the
horseshoe contest, but his whisk
ers interfered. Shorty Goins lost
the fiddlin contest on account uv
gittin strangled on a chaw uv store
bought terbackker. Slim Bate*
diddent git marryed account the
only fe-male showin intrust insist-
in on marrying sumthin thet at
least LOOKED like a man—Slim
bein peculiar in thet linp. Bill
Crooks tryed tu beat Canine's
corn tame and the last i seed uv
him he wuz headed fur the Cedar
Cr?el: Hills with three officers
steppin on his heels—so tu speek.
Thay wuz. a feller thare thet set
up on a board and yu could pa>
a dime an throw at a trigger, anil
if yu hit the trigger he hit a tank
full uv water. His name wuz
Wild Bill ur sumthin like thet—-
he shore lookt wild when he h't
the water—he won’t nead another
bath in 20 years, hopin yu air the
saim, i spent forty cents and swal
lered mi ehawin wax, yore son,
DISARM PUN AT
By United Press.
Geneva, Sept. 5.-—The League of
Nations today planned to launch a
practical world wide
KANSAS CITY MARKET
By United Press.
Ballinger, Texas, Sept. 5.— No
clues as to the identity of the un-
masked man who took Father Joseph
disarmament j Meiser. a Catholic priest, from his
home, whipped him and warned him
So strong i9 the disarmament cent!- ! jeave the country, had been found
ment among nations attending the. up to noon today,
meeting, that the session may well
be considered the second arms par-
Fort Worth, Tex., Sept. 5.—The
Rev. Joseph M. Meiser, Catholic
parish priest in Olfin, Runnels coun-
ty, was taken from his parish house
----- .last night by ten unmasked men and
Geneva. Sept. 5.—The third as- ' flogged,
sembly of the league of nations met'
ley, which will probably enlarge in
scope the work of the Washington
Lord Robert Cecil of Great Brit-
ain. leader of the liberal forces,
launched a fight against secret diplo-
macy when the session opened.
Although the United States is not
He was accused of being un-Amer-
ican and opposed to public schools.
Father Meiser told the sheriff
and a physician, who were summoned
to his residence about midnight,
that the leaders of the floggers in-
formed him he was beaten because
a member of the league, America had of his alleged un-American attitude
the largest delegation on hand. Over i and charged further that he had
70 Americans, acting in unofficial! been forced to leave a previous par-
capacities, were present >sh for the same reason.
IN JUNCTION TEST
CASE IN CHICAGO
lieved thal —_ ______
from the 3600-foot level of the Ken
nedy mine would rqpch the Argo-
naut first, an Engineer familiar
with the Kennedy volunteered the
opinion today that cutting a 15-foot
winze at on* point in the 3900-foot
route would not be necessary, thus
putting the two crews on an equa-
basis and making-ft likely their
work would end abodt the same time.
By Associated Press.
Los Angeles, Sept. 5.—Senator ;
... ... ,____, - Hiram Johnson announced today that
Kinfolks that we are ashamed of j,e telegraphed the state and war
are just as apt to be ashamed of us. dtpartments asking that they give im-
----r(j)- ' mediate attention to the proposed
lease of ten acres of land near Mt.
McArthui, California, by Japanese.
The Japs claim the land is wanted
for aii amusement park and that they
wilt spend $260,000 in improvement.
District Attorney Woolwine, of Los
_____ Angeles, states that possession of this
Springfield, Mo., Sept. 5.—Hacked lend by Japanese would be a public
to pieces with * hatchet and partly .menace.
eaten by dogs and eats, the | -0-
bodies of Mr. and Mrs. iinmitlii! nnAllli
ern Arkansas, were discovered by a
email boy who went to their home to
The woman’s head iwd been sev-
ered and was found 100 yards from
the body. A blood stained hatchet
was found near the J*onae. 0f the skeleton of "a man, thought
A man giving hia n*m# a» Dnbsrd to ^ th, of Thomas Richard
who had boarded at theiSflaby Berne Dutton> mining from his home since
* J?. uni?L *rre#h cf.*^5S last October in the shaft of the Po-
By United Press.
Chicago, Sept. 5.—A test of the
“Daugherty Injunction” is due this
week. Prisoners arrested for alleged
violations of the court order will be
taken before federal judges to show
cause why they should not be held
fer contempt of court.
Of the three men arrested here for
I violation of the injunction, two were
later released. The test case for the
Middle West will probably hinge on
the trial of Joseph Klorborki, arrested
after he was alleged to have been
j standing around the Burnside shops,
land refused to move on when order-
Big truths are' usually expressed
in small words.
JOINING OF TWO
Bv United Press.
Kansas City. Sept. 5.— Cattle-
Receipts 19,000; steady; steers $3-50
to $10.7f>; cows $2.75 to $6.50; heif-
ers $4.00 to $9.25.
Hogs—Receipts 8,000; 10c lower;
bulk of sales $8.25 to $8.75; heavy
$8.00 to $8.60.
TO WRECK TRAIN
Ardmore. Okla.. Sept. 5.—Two
Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe
railway inspectors were in Ardmore
today investigating what railroad
officials here believed was an at-
tempt to wreck number 17, local
passenger train running between
Kansas City and Galveston, at a
switch two miles north of here yes-
The engineer of the train, which
arrived here two hours late, report-
ed that as the train neared the 3Witch
he noticed the block was only half
way ud. Upon stopping the tram
he "examined the switch, he said, and
found it open. The signal lights by
the switch had been broken off, he
FRISCO POLITICIAN KILLED
New York, Sept. 5.—The marriage
here yesterday of Guy Waggoner and
Miss Anne Burnett, of Fort Worth,
heirs to two of the largest fortunes
in Texas, is announced here today.
The bride’s grandfather w-as the
late Colonel Burk Burnett, and the kii,,,(| in an automobile accident
groom is the son of W T. R ag- j h nipht.
£oner, ranch owner and oil man.
The couple will spend their honey-
moon in Europe.
MOVE TO CULL
Gompers to Ask Call
of Special A. F. L.
MAY EXTEND ORDER
President and Cabinet Today
Discuss Extending Injunction
to Prevent Expressions
By United Press.
New York, Sept. 5.—A movement
for a general strike of the American
Federation of Labor, in portesi
against the ‘ Daugherty Injunction.’
v.-as started here today.
At a special meetm*- of the trades
;and labor council tonight ,Samuel
Gompers will ask in a resolution to
be presented, a call for a convention
to consider a general walkout, it be-
er me known.
Would Extend Injunction
San Rafael, Cal.. Sept. 5.—
Theodore A. Bell. San Francisco at-
torney, former congressman from
Californ.a, thrice candidate for gov-
ernor on the democratic ticket and
widely known as a leader of opposi-
tion to enactment of prohibition acts.
IN B1ELASKI CASE
BILL KAISER’S INTENDED
London, Sept. 5.—The former Ger-
man Kaiser’s intended bride is the
princess Hermine, of Reuss, thirty-
four years old, a widow and the
mother of five children, the oldest
She owns large estates.
HOLD UP JOINT
Picker, Sept. 6.—No light has been
shed on th* mystery of the finding
SS’S'JlS KS. ' 111 “ h” ,",m■
It is said that he called off pursuit ,here tod,y- . , . , .
of the bandits at a moment when | All news of strikes is kept from her
their capture appeared imminent. i pending recovery.
with the double crime. It is said
he has confessed bat will not give
the details of the killings.
iSuTJSS — “ *«!■ *•»«•.» ?'
tosi mine, e mile and one-half south
,of Picher, a few weeks ago.
Superintendent McKay, manager,
I the mine when they found the body
to have had leas than $$0,
This murder is the eeeoi
the Mate Hne from Mb
I armrlreEgg- «isrs
_ I of the man. There was about
'feet of water in the mine when
being mode to pump this out in nn ef-
fort to find some evidence regarding
Th* pnmpe that were ordered aome
lima age have failed t* arrive ei-
ther were to have been re-
last Tuesday. Transformers
WE HAVE WITH US TONIGHT
ROYAL THEATRE—Alice Brady in “Hush Money.’
show 7:16 o’clock, second show 9 o’clock.
PFY THEATRE)—Alice Calhoun in “The Charming Deceiver.”
First show 7:16 o’clock, second show 9 o’clock.
CHRISTIAN CHURCH—Rotations and Lions will hold joint
meeting at 6:$0 o’clock.
SAVOY HOTEL—Business and IVofessional Women’s Club
will hold a dinner and meeting at 6:86 o’clock.
I O. O. F. HALL—Regular meeting Subordinate Lodge No. 100
I. O. O. F. at S:00 o’clock.
By United Press.
Washington, Sept. 5.—The report
on the bonus bill will not be sub-
mitted to congress by the house and
senate conferees until the tariff b II
has been disposed of. the joint
conference committee decided today.
Senator Smoot, of Utah, joined the
four house conferees in blocking con-
sideration of the bonus, while Sim-
mons and Walsh supported a motion
to displace the tariff.
The vote stood five to three.
GRILL MAIL CARRIER
FOR THIRTY HOURS
Miami, Sept. 5.—After more
than thirty hours’ grilling, Charles
i A. Carter, the driver of the mail
truck which was frobbed northeast
of Commerce Friday afternoon, was
permitted to go to bed. He was
placed in a cell at the city jail where
he went to sleep undressing himself.
Although officers on the case said
Carter was not under arrest, he has
been under surveillance since he re-
ported the loss of $14,200, which he
said was taken by three men who
were driving a seven passenger ma-
roon colored touring car. He had
been talked to in Tehiys by 'fed-
eral and local officals who made
every attempt to make him change
his original statement without suc-
cess, and was finally permitted to
go to sleep in the jail where he was
thoroughly locked in.
The disgusting thing about paying
rent is it wont stay paid.
Washington, Sept. 5.—Extension
of the “Daughdrty Injunction” tu
bring within its scope all persons whv
give aid ill any form to the 400,00®
striking railway shopmen, was being
discussed by President Harding and
his cabinet this morning.
It was declared by one of ths
cabinet members that broadening of
the injunction was necessary to
silence the leaders of non-striking
unions, who have continued to send
public and private messages of sup-
port and sympathy to the shopmen’s
ie.tders s nee the injunction was is-
Bill to Protect Rights
Bv Associated Press.
Washington, Sept. 5.—Aiming at
the federal injunction against strik-
ing shopmen. Representative IHud-
dleston. democrat of Alabama, today
introduced a bill which would extend
malfeasance statutes to include any
official of the government, who, by
means of his authority, deprives or
attempts to deprive, any person of his
lawful freedom of speech individual-
ly, in the press or assemblage.
... , .
Few Disorders Yesterd«y
Dy Associated Press.
Chicago, Sept. 5.—Despite Iho
general quietude of Labor Day, tho
holiday was not without its contribu-
tion to the growing list of outrages
incident to the railway shopmen’s
At Ardmore inspectors are inves-
tigating an allegc-d attempt to wreck
a south hound Santa Fe passenger
train, where an engineer found an
open switch with the lights broken
off. Nineteen freight cars were
burned at Great Falls. Montana.
The Frisco bridge at Bengalis, Okla-
homa, was damaged by a blaze. A
bomb was thrown on the porch of a
shop worker at San Bernardino, Cali-
fornia. The Memphis police made
public a confession bv Seth Posten,
one of the four men held in connec-
tion with the killing of a shop fore-
man. in which he admitted he was one
of the party which wrecked a Friscc
train and shot thp foreman from am-
FORD IN THE DITCH
Bartlesville. f Seqit. 5. |—Bright
lights and the Dewey road again
played a leading role in an automo-
bile accident Saturday night when a
Liberty touring car struck a Ford
car head on which was driven by
John Butler and in which two other
men were riding. The impact of
the collision caused the Ford car to
turn completely over nnd come to
a stop in a ditch by the side of the
road. With the exception of a few
minor cuts and body bruises the oc-
cupants of both cars escaped injury.
According to Butler, he was com-
ing to Bartlesville and had reached
a point just outside of the limits
when the Liberty car ronndad a
curve, coming from the ‘opposite
direction. Butler says be waa blind-
ed by the bright lights from the oth-
er car, which in addition to its’ reg-
ular lights had a spotlight tarried on-
The name of the driver of tho Lib-
erty car was not learned. The top
of the Ford car was torn off, tho
front axle bent, a front
broken, and the radiator waa
A bumper on the Liberty c
broken and the front fender
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