Tulsa Daily World (Tulsa, Okla.), Vol. 12, No. 74, Ed. 1 Sunday, December 3, 1916 Page: 1 of 48
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VOL. Xir NO. 74
TULSA OKLAHOMA SUNDAY DECEMBER 3 191G.
I'tlHTV KHiHT I-Wits
IN TWO M-.CTION.S
TRICE FIVE CENTS
Educators Launch Campaign
for More Pay; Seek to Com-
bat High Cost of Living.
SEEK EQUAL SUFFRAGE TOO
Convention Marked by Lack
of Politics Adjourned;
Special to The World.
OKI-UHOJIA CITY Dec. 2. That
an appropriation of $5uu be inado
from the. association's funds und us
much more as may be secured from
any other sources bo used In a enin-
paign for mine liberal salaries for
school teachers; that In view of the
high cost of living the president of
the fulled .States be uppeulud to lay
an embargo on tho shipments of food-
stuffs to foretell countries; that
teachers In Oklahoma favor extension
oi equal suffrage to nil nualifed elec-
tors of the state whatever sex. were
principal features of the resolutions
idopted by tho Oklahoma Kducution-
ul association which closed its an-
nual convention this nftcrnoon.
I'p to Legislature.
The legislature according to an-
other resolution will bo asked to ap-
propriate $100 UOU for electing of a
building at tho state university for
use of tho school of education. The
association is to be reorganized on
the lines of tho California association
and It Is urged In a resolution that a
student loan fund be established from
the state school fund in which worthy
persons wishing to go thru collet
may borrow funds from the state at
a" low rale of Interest. The county
unit system was also endorsed.
Make Less Tliun llodcnrrler.s.
A report having to do with tho
matter of salaries and pensions for
teachers read by Superintendent
.Monroe of the Muskogee schools
showed that tho average rural teach-
ers made much less during the year
than a hoilcarrter that the averugo
carpenter had much more with which
to meet the high cost of living than
tho principal of a high school. It
was pointed "ut that many states
have already Instituted tho pension
system fur teachers of old age or who
CaiiilMiiKii t Once.
Tho campaign to Incrcuse salaries
and for pensions will probably be
started at onco and it is possible tho
coming legislature will bo confronted
with the problem that affect the
teacher In which relief will be asked.
In the reorganisation plan pro-
posed the officers of the .association
with four others to be named by the
president will compose an advisory
committee and this committee is au-
thorized to meet with the superin-
tendents' division of tho national edu-
cational association in Kansas City
the last week In February.
Five From Politic.
Those who have been members of
the association many years say the
convention closed today wu mora
free from politics either partisan or
school than any meeting yet held.
This Is the condition the association
has been striving for during the past
The fact that a woman was for the
first time elected at the heud of tho
association and whoso name had not
even been mentioned In the list of
possible candidates Indicated In the
opinion of some members that tho
association not only wanted to got as
far away from political environment
but that the woman suffrage propo-
sition had come to stay and they
might as well recognize It now.
MEN AND WOMEN OF
PRESS TO BANQUET
Newspaper Folks to Assemble
at Round Table in Hotel
Members of the Tulsa Press club
with their wives and sweethearts wd!
partHke of a banquet in the private
dining room of Hotel Tulsa tonight ui
promptly 6 o'clock.
Manager James is making spoeiai
preparations for the reception of the
"distinguished" guests of tho hosteli.
He has ordered n massive round table
constructed for the occasion not that
the members of the press .ire not oi.
tho square but he feels that the affair
will he more family-like with everyone
grouped nround one table.
It will he the first of a series or
Tress club dinners In honor of the In
dividual members. The honor guest
this evening will be tilenn Condon
chairman of the entertainment coni-
niittoe und member of the legisl iture
from this county.
There will be a program of short
speeches and It Is hoped to adjourn
the mooting- by a o'clock or before.
Therefore it Is isscntiul that It Hurt
on time promptly nt S o'clock.
Covers will be laid for fifty.
DIET SQUAD ALMOST
Chicago rasters on Last of Two
Weeks' Dung Into 40-('cnls-Diiy-Ufc.
CHICAGO. Iec. 2. Members of
tho diet squad whose two weeks'
test of the thetry that AO cents n day
Is enough to feed a person well in
Chicago will end Tuesday night are
approaching tho completion of their
experiment In excellent physical con-
dition slightly heavier than when the
dieting began and with no sign of In-
digestion nor of any other stomach
Tomorrow's meals will be:
Urea k fast Grapefruit - grlddlo
cakes syrup coffee.
Dinner Consomme with rice leg
of lamb candied sweet potatoes
creamed cauliflower mock plum
pudding hard sauce.
Supper I.yonnalso potatoes eold
Prat cocoa sugar cookies.
$17000 DAMAGES FOR
ASSAULT SHE DEMANDS
I illlan furl) .Unci Is Landlord mul
Wife It. at anil Ijcclotl ll'r
Damages to the extent of $17910
are usked In a petition filed In the dis-
trict court aSlurduy morning styled
Lillian Curb ag:ilnst Kate Strlckir and
frank Strieker. It Is contended In tho
clttlon that the plaintiff had rented
two rooms fro tiithe defendants and
that a verbal agreement had been
made that In the event the defend ml
desired the rum a week's notice was
to be given the defendant.
on November 16. the petition coo
tinucs the defendants forcll.lv et .'ted
the defendant choking and beating
her and using vile language.
for forcible eviction the plaintiff
asks $700; $10000 lor assault and but-
tery. $10 for medical care. 2UO0 for
slander $.1000 punitive damages and
$:'00 attorney's fees.
Members of Lodge Will Pay
Tribute to Departed Broth-
ers; Biddison Speaker.
"The faults of our brothers we
write on the sand
Their virtues on the tablot ol
love and memory."
At 3 o'clock this afternoon h tno
lodge room of tho Elks' home Third
nnd South Houlder the Impressive iue-
lion;4 vcrvi'es of the order will be
A program of music tho ri'uul c
irclsei and a memorial address by A.
.1. Itiddison have been arranged for
and as the occasion is me to which the
public is invited a largo attendant
The prelude of tho program will be
furnished I y the Klks' orchestra after
which .Mrs. Ora Lightnor Frost ac-
companied by John Knowlcs Weaver
will sing the "Slave Song" by s Del
The ritual exercises will be exempli.
fil-d by the lodge after which tilt
opening ode will be sung
Following the memorial uldre--s by
A. J. Mildison Mrs. M. A. Hoiiser will
sing "Oh. Rest In tho Lord." fron.
"Klijih" lv Mendelssohn. Selections
by the Klks' orchestra will follow
after which the t losing ceremonies
will be given by tho lodge.
The services which are to show that
'Not. here and yet they live to-
day In word and deed und acts of
That won the secret passwotd
To the Grand Lodge of Elks
nre to bo held In memorinm of tha fol-
lowing deceased brothers of the Tulsa
lodge No. 48:
It. Wallace January 20 num.
K. Querry January 29. 1900.
I.' Perkins. August 27. HiU7.
O. Tinner December i litOi.
H r.rtmnn. Januarv 10. 1908.
Thomas L. Rogers. January 1 1309
J. D. Hugler January 29. 1909.
J. A. Friend March 1. 1909.
ltussell. August 1' 1909.
A. Shaver August 2 2 19US.
VV. Mowbray sr. January
Victor Wistl September 7 1910.
llarrv O. Taylor August 11 1911.
A. Ixjinhard April 12. 1911.
I M. Ktherltlge Apill 1H 1912.
Thomas Hagler September 30. 1912.
J. W. Sturm November 8 1912.
G. Splelinan may i. i.mj.
Jacobs. May 12. 1912.
Walker. July 17. 3913.
U Sleeper April ft 1914.
L. Richmond. April 22. 1914.
II llnuny A.UkMIMr 20. 1914
Roy M. Rugglei). Jiinini'y 9 1913.
M. lllrsch Marcn 1. iru.
Charles L. Parent June 12 191a.
J. 11. Vust. Juno 30. 1'1.".
Spite Merrv July 25 1915.
fhllandei Iteeder. August 20 1915.
1). J. Hoyles December 2-i. 1915.
George Schmidt April 1 191fi.
ADMIT GREGORY MAY RESIGN
president ll'ipes Ilowecr. to Itetniti
All Glil Cabinet
NEW YOKK Dec. 2. Reports
from Texas that United States Attorney-General
Giegorv plans to resign
in the near future met with no denial
of l'lesldent Wilson's administration
here with him toduv. but It was reiter-
ated that tho president was anxious to
have Mr. Gregory as well as tho oth-
er members of the cabinet remain in
office. It was Said that nothing wan
known of Mr. Gregory's Intention.
John W. Dux is Hollcltor-t'eneral Is
looked upon is tho most likely suc-
cessor to Mr. Gregory is he docs ro-
spjti. In this event. It was said Mr.
Gngorv. who on a previous occasion
wf offered n seat on the fnited
Stales supreme court will be very se-
rlctcly considered bv President Wll-
pon If another vncancy occurs on thai
BALM FOR HUSBAND'S DEATH
Mrs. II. M. Peters Awnrtlitl $2800
from C.a.Hidliic Company.
Damages to tho amount of $2800
Saturday were awarded Mrs. H M.
Peters by tho district court against
tho Oklahoma Stato Gasoline coin-
pnny. In the petition It was claimed
that II. M. Peters was killed by the
explosion of a condensor which ho
was painting one and one-half miles
northeast of Jenks. August 17. An-
other suit against the same company
and seeking $200 dumnges for the
same death was decided in favor of tho
plaintiff. lwls Karl Peters minor
son of Mrs. Peters. No appeal was
taken by tho defendant the awards
being paid within a few hours after
the eases had been decided in favor
of the plaintiff.
-i tfa 1 X. ani taJ
2 KILLED WHEN-
CAR RUNS WILD
Hughey Hughes Well Known
Here and Gaston Wcijrel
Victims in Race Crash.
SEVERAL OTHERS INJURED
Calvin Fatally Hurt When
Machine Crashed Into
f NloNToWX Pa. Dec. 5.
Hugluy Hughes and Gaston Weigel
wire killed Frank Galvln probablv
fatally Injured und a number of other
I et sons wero less seriously hurt near
the ml of the fniverwil trophy au-
tomobile race at th f nioniown speed-
day late this afternoon Herbert
S'i'llli. u Pittsburgh ne.vspapcr man;
Montgomery C. McCormick. a con-
stable on duty at the trai l; and Don-
ald reamer a spectator very anions
Iluphis had run his car Into the
guard rail near the center of the.
spcidway during the sixty-second lap
of the race because of engine trouble
and l ad w ilked to the pi ess stand
when Galvln cam' tearing down the
tincli. When almost opposite the
sli.ni Galviu seem-'. I to lose control
of his car ami it shot with lightning
speed lownid the stand which llnghe.i
hafi reai bet! scarcely a moment be-
fore. Hughes saw his -1angr but had no
rhr.nce to escape for lie with Galvln
end Wiegel. Gnlvm's mechanician
wcie instantly hurled in the wreck.
I'eirons in the s'lnd were knurl. cd
dowr. by tho Impact Smith being
taught in tiio timbers. When the mi'ii
were picked UP It wal found thi't
llughcg and Weigel had been instant-
Iv l.llied and Galvhi so seriously in-
jured that it was feared that he could
Since the opening of the speedway
November 2 last tour men have met
death and a number have been in-
Ji.rod. lulling the speed trials last
Monday two men were killed.
I uiis Chevrolet of Geneva. Switz-
erland won the feature event of to-
days card of 112la miles. His time
was 1 br.ur 11 minutes and 12'4 sec-
onds. Hughes led up to the thirty-
TO J. A. M1LLIGAN
Tulsan Said to Have Forged
Tcm Gilcrease's Name;
Tries Habeas Corpus.
Charged with forging two checks
in Dallas Texas for $250 each and
one for $250 and another for $200 In
St. Louis J. A. Milllgan residing at
803 South Main and formerly en-
gaged In the monument business
here was placed in tho county Jail
Saturday afternoon. Ho was arrest-
ed by city police officers following a
telegraphic communication from Dal-
las requesting Chief of Police Kd Lu-
cas to hold him.
Snturday afternoon after the pris-
oner had been remanded to the coun-
ty Jail to await u preliminary hear-
ing habeas corpus proceedings wero
instituted in tho district court. In tho
petition it was stated that Milllgan
was being unlawfully held nnd "that
he looked like a man that passed a
forged check In Dallas." It was
stated Saturday afternoon that the
habeas corpus prayer could not be
heard before Monday.
According to local police officers
two detectives one identified with the
Pinkcrton detective agency and the
other connected with tho I'nrns de-
tective agency have for some time
been searching for the man who
passed the bad checks. Believing
they hnd located the man. a tele-
pi am was sent to Dallas Texas nnd
Max ltosenfleld credit manager for
the Sanger Brothers department
store of Dallas arrived In Tulsa fri-
rlnv. I While walking down the street Fri-
day afternoon It Is said Hosenflcld
saw Milllgan on the street. ltosen
fleld Informed the police officers
that he believed Milligun was the
man who had passed a forged check
on his firm and a bank nt Dallas.
Milllgan was then nrrested.
It was stated Saturday night that
the checks in Dallas were passed
about October 17 while those In St.
Louis were passed nt a later date.
Four checks have so far been dis-
covered all having been forged on
Thomas Gllerease a well known
Tulsa oil man. The alleged forger
was known In Dallas as J. A. Miller
SIDECAR LEFT MOTORCYCLE
Purled In Hacc und Killed tin
PlTTSPUItGH. Pn. Dec. 2.
Harold D. Glacken. aged 19 was
killed nnd Lawrence Keys uged 21
was seriously injured near fedford
Pa. today when a motorcycle and
sdecar on which they were rhllnR
down hill at high speed separated.
Their machine was second In a two
hundred-milo race and they wero at-
tempting to overtake the first car a
mile ahead. Doth lived in Pitts-
burgh. .Michael Oludoss aged 22 nf Home-
stead. Pa. third In the race was
perhaps fatally injured when his
motorcyclo dashed down a steep em-
bankment soon after the first acci-
dent. CORN FljNGUS KILLS STEERS
Five Died in n Pettis County Field of
RKDALIA. Mo. Dec. 1. It. . N.
Lower one of Pettis county's largest
stock raisers has lost five large steers
due he believes to their eating ergot
a fungus growth on cornstalks Tho
steers were turned into a stalk field
a few days ago where there was also
SANTA t.Al S'
I Dear Santa Claus: 1 want a
I pair of gloves and a 'ap and gun I
( ami n wheel and som nuts and I
I some lo4. Harold Jurd Norma
t nr-d Jalhs each want a doll i. ml
I nuggy and some tos. Wesh-y
I wi nts a w heel and s ine ramlv
I end home toys and a book and a
I cup and gloves.
I Dear Santa Clans I want a
I dell Inu'irv for Christmas. I will
play with It more than von
I think. Jane Ilain'tilph Hlj
t South Choxenne.
I Dear Saniy: A pair of sb;.lcs.
a bat a ball. e. II-1 . a automobile
n candy a lot of otanevs. and
) that's about all I guess that I
I wi nt this lime except a kiie and
I a air gun. It - sure and r. inem-
I I er I live on North olympia and
i we have a big chimney but the
I front door will la open. Your-
I Kalnli ilson.
Carranza Leader Mi'"'hing to
Relief of Chihuahua After
TAKES ARMS AMMUNITION
Three Field Pieces and Quan
tity of Powder Lost by F-an-dits;
T'L TASO Texas Dec. 2. .V rumor
spread thru 1 J Pao louiglit Dial three
Americans Charles I ilniileiiilurf
Henry Harries and George ISrlttiiig-
liaiii have been killed in Chihuahua
City by Villa troops its snin-cv liow-
ocr. pioeil hard for relatives nnd
friends to trace. Warren Itrittingbain.
a sou said that lie had been unable
ti verify llie reported dentil of Ills
father and Frank Flimlciiilorf said
that he had nothing tangible lis to
the fate of Ins brother diaries.
JCAIUCZ. Mexico Dec. 2. An offi-
cial dispatch from Mexico City saying
General Murgia hud defeated Villa
troops that tried yesterday to block
his advanco and was moving on Chi-
huahua today received confirniatlo
hero in a report by direct Hue from
Sails to the effect that Murgia and
Trevino had Joined forces and wero
attacking the city on the south today.
The position of General Murguia
nnd his division had alarmed the Car-
ranza authorities here for some days
and even started a rumor that ho was
withdrawing to Torieon-
It is now said officially that his
slow progress north from his base
nt F.scalon about 1S5 miles south of
Chihuahua was due to the effective
wrecking of the Mexican Central rail-
road truck by Villa.
Outia on North.
General Or.una was reported to hn
stationed north of Chihuahua City
with a strong government force.
Trains supposed to be filled with
loot were reported leaving Chihuahua
west over the lino of the Mexico
Northwestern several days ago.
No Villa bands have been reported
north of Sauz which Is 25 miles north
fiom Chihuahua City.
General Marrero a Trevino com-
mander was reported to be near ojl-
naga opposite Presidio Texas late
today with a column of four hundred
men. according: to a message received
at military headquarters here. It was
believed hero he became separated
from General Trevlno's main com-
mand after the evacuation of Chi-
huahua City and hnvlng been unable
to effect a Junction with Trevlno's
column ho had started for tho border
Details of Italtle (liven.
KL PASO Texas Dec. 2. A mes-
sage received from General Obrogon
at Mexico City gave details of a bat-
tle between General Murguia's forces
and tho troops of Villa about thirty
miles south of Chihuahua City. Tho
battle took place yesterady starting
at 10 o'clock in the morning and last-
ing six hours. The Villa men the
message said were defeated.
The mersuge said tho bandit force
fled in disorder some toward Santa
Ysabcl anil others toward Chihuahua
City. The farranza troops pursued
them four hours the message said
capturing threo machine guns many
rifles and some horses.
Many PrNoncrs Taken.
Many prisoners were taken the
message said adding that they were
executed. Villa's losses were said to
be heavy. Col. Candelarlo Garcia was
killed u'nd several other officers were
Vll!a hud 3.000 men the message
General Obregon's message which
was received by way of Kaglo Pass
Texas contained this account of the
fight from General Murguia sent
from the latter's ramp today:
"My advanco guards camo In con-
tact with those of t' e bandit Villa
at 10 o'clock today and after a fight
of six hours duration the enemy
completely disorganized fled In dis-
order a part heading for Santa Ysa-
bil and others for Chihuahua our
pursuit was followed for 12 miles
over the mountains. Wo captured
three machtno guns and a large nuan-
tity of urms ami uinmunltlou und
stevral cavalry horses besides a large
number of prisoners who were exe-
cuted on tho spot.
"The losses .if the enei.iy were
heavy hut no account could bu made
of them us we have left the field. I
regret to state that Col. Candelarlo
Garza was killed In action and other
officers were wounded.
"The cenmy numbered according
to prisoners 2500 men who left Chi-
huahua yesterday with the purposo
of Intercepting our advance
"A.fter rent ganizing my forces I
nm continuing my advance to Chi-
huahua cxpcotlnit to arrive early to-
morrow. "(Signed) Murguia."
IN ON CAPITAL
Danube Army Menaces Girdle
of Forts Around Hucharest;
Just Five Miles Away.
RUSSIANS LATE ON SCENE
Military Critics Relieve Noth-
ing Can Save Rumanian
Center From Teutons.
London. Dec. 2- (10 p. m.V
Allho the Ituiiianians a ppai wit ly are
ottering i iMoate rrMistanet west
and tooth ' liiicharest the cenmy
lorei's nre rapidly closing in on their
capital and even the most optimistic
military critics here nuv admit that
Hie situation is tNtri iuely critical.
Advices trom llerlin today report
that the Danube in my Is already men-
acing the girdle of fortieses around
I! in 'barest having rent lied the Ar-
Kechu river which is only live miles
from the forts. The Germans and
llulgai'lans also have gained ground
northwest of the capital by working
thru the passes southeast of Campii-
lung. Siafr Officers Captured.
Still another enemy force Is report-
ed to have brokn thru and defeated
the first Rumanian army southwest
of l'iteshtl. enabling it to capture
general 'staff olflcets. The Ruman-
ian and Russian communications are
t-ilciit regarding this last claim altho
both admit that the Rumanians un-
der pressure were compelled to re-
treat slightly In this sector. Further
west in Wallacbia the Rumanians
assert that adverse weather condi-
tions are hampering their operations.
Russian Aid Too Lale.
It. is generally believed here that
llusian pressure on von Falkonhuyn's
army thru Transylvania has come too
I late to offset the rapid gains of the
'German or affect materially the Ger-
! man plans of encircling liiicharest.
I The Russians' latest sui s in cap-
tilling a series of heights soutbe of
i Kirllliaba gives them an entering
; wedge Into Transly vania and proves a
! most encouraging counter move on
the part of the allies.
Success for -Miles.
That the Russian forces In con-
junction with Rumanians are making
progress in Dobriulja is indicated by
the latest communication which re-
ports that tho allies have regained
part of tho Tchertiavoda bridge ocm-
pelllng the opposing forces to retiro
southward from several heights. A
-tfli-nlf Icmit feature of the move from
all polius in this leater of war Is the
absenco of claims that either side Is
taking large numbers of prsoners
which seems to Indicate the desperalo
character of the encounters.
VILLA SUCCESS IS
CAUSE OF ANXIETY
May Result in American-Mexican
Protocol Not Being
Ratified by Carranza.
WASHINGTON. Dec. 2. While
I hey wait for General Carranza to n
cept or rcj ct the protocol signed bv
the Joint ciiminl.sslcn at Atlantic City
udminisiralion officials are giving
much attention to every report relat-
ing to tho activities of Villa and t
rebel movements in other parts ol
Additional information reaching tho
slute und war departments todav
tended to confirm the story of Villa's
capture of Chihuahua city us rcl-ited
by refugees at the bonier but no'ie ot
'lie dispatches indicated that the ban-
dit leader was moving northward io
Officials are (rank in their ndnils-
nletis that the telle wed strength of
Villa limy prove an embarrassing fac-
tor In view of the probable resumption
of conferences l v the Joint commis-
sion that drafted the protocol pro-
viding for conditional withdrawal of
General Pershing's iroops. It is real-
ized l hut a success'iil attack on Gen-
ual Murguia now advancing from the
south might lead tu uncontested Villa
control of the city of Chihuahua and
other towns i f the state and present
a most eml urrassii.g situation for D o
Villa's success in the north has
prompted officials to study with more
anxiety reports of revolutionary move
ments in other parts of the coi:r"y.
The operations of Gen. Felix Diaz Ir
the extreme south of Mexico have
been extended somewhat and informa-
tion has reached here that ho and his
agents have made earnest efforts to
I secure tho co-operation of tho ilia
ami other independent leaders.
lictweeti Mexico City and Vera Cruz
official dispatches say only Inter
rupted railroad traffic exists. Further
north In the oil producing region
Manuel Palaez who has held a con-
siderable territory for more than a
year has increased his tnfluoneo and
according to official Information is
negotiating with Diaz for Joint action.
Hetween Tampico and San Luis Potosi
and Cedrillo brothers are reported
active against oil trains.
Sixteen HaH Pints found; Two Men
('reeking silently behind a brace of
tin dinner pails that had been placed
in a wagon in the Kentucky feed yard
a pair of detectives employed by the
local police department Saturday
morning succeeded In getting within
shooting distance of the cans without
attracting their attention.
Drawing along side the law lifted
the lids locating D half pints of
whisky. J. M. Price ami K. C. Hughes
were arrested charged with being the
owners of the dinner palls.
"I'm ' a true friend of labor'
shouted the soap-box orator.
"i'y gosh Kill." came a voice from
the crowd "thut's the first time I
ever knowed you two was acquainted."
67 AY. RE POUTER TELLS
WHY SHE HILLED MA A
SMicll Politician (ailed llcr "Red
l.ighl Woman" She Shot; In-
THOMPSON FALLS Mont. Dec. i.
Miss F.dith Colby a newspaper re-
porter on trial for the murder last
September of A. C. Tliomas. i politi-
cian testified today that she snot ami
Killed Thomas after he hid ap-
proached her Willi a doubled f'st. .Miss
Colby test. lied yesterday that Thomas
had called her a "red list lit vvoiiaii."
Mli-s Colby underwent a cross-examination
that was intended to dem-
onstrate to the Jury hi r rationality.
"Those things Were a revelation to
me" Misf Ct Ihy said lime and again
as the preset ulor i:iIIm1 up incident..
winch witnesses ea Mi d to prove insa i-
liy had related. "I never km vv I tint
Hi ore tilings. I did net consider my-
self boisterous or brazen but i can't
"How about kissing Dr. Ditcher H
the si reel car Hid you do that.' - Mi.
"Yts !t win a very silly thing.' she
answered. 'I don't know whv I
Dr. K. H. Kimball an alienist
be hcll. cd Misy Colby Insane
that her Insanity was of the
called "functional psvchnsia' .
kishin r of Dr. F. . Hit her of Spo -
lane tot a street car was hardly a
miii' act Dr. Klnib.ill slid
"It was on the border line I'ct.veeti'
sanity .mil insanity" he tleclaied. '
Previous testimony tlevt ln t. thatl
Miss Colby at o'ic lime was ill
Viilli the Spokane plivsu Ian.
UP TO CONGRESS
Members Say Living Cost Is-
sues Will Take Up Most of
Time at Session.
CONVENES MONDAY MORNING
Senator Owen Plans to Rring
Corrupt Practices Rill Up;
WASHINGTON. Dec. ?.. Concress
men neqan iirrmng in the capital i:.
mi-re tonight for he session which
Itet linin g members talk of new Is-
Sin n but It s the general opinion that
btlle other than tipi'roorlatton bill!'
ran be passed in the short session.
Surface intllcatidiis give assurances
that the high coat of living will
at least be a subject of much dlscu
iiion ami that many proposals will be
made ranging on an embargo on form
t. ports to official investigation nf al-
leged conspiracies to inflate prices.
While congressmen appreciate that
railroad problems conservation legls.
latlon immigration suffrage national
prohibition corrupt practice measures
und it her unfinished general business
will be pressed for consideration and
that efforts may he made to liivcsvl
gate alleged election frauds nnd ex-
penditures of the national campaign
those subjects at present are overshad-
owed by the hlsh prices of food and
measures for relief
Wilson's Adtlress Awaited.
For an uutline of the ndmiulslratlni
progiam members ure awaiting the
address of President Wilson before a
joint session in the hall of the house
Localise of the crush of business
house leaders among them Speiker
Clark arc advocating e.bandoniiient of
the usual holiday recess anil ur.lr.k
bight sessions at least twice a week.
Among returning Democratic sena-
tors the tpiestlon of election of a new
president Pro teinperare is one of an-
Miibing Interest. Mentioned to suc-
ceed the lute Senator Clarke of ArKan.
sas are Pomereun of Ohio Saulsbury
of Delaware James of Kentucky.
Walsh of Montana und Ranknead of
Western Man Sought.
Some southern senators have urged
the selection f a western Democrat in
recognition of the I Jeiiioci atlc triumph
ut the recent election in Hint section.
peculation regarding 'he inulorlt
leadership in the senate also Is gcneml
to view of the defeat of Senator Keri.
of Indiana for re-election. Southern
senators are sounding out their col-
leagues on behalf of Senator Martin
of Virginia. Sei ator Walsh is belli;
championed by western Democrats.
Owen to l ive Ills Hill.
That tile senate will be urged to tin
corrupt practice bills limiting cam-
paign contributions ami to investigaw
c.v pcndiluri a cf the last campaign was
assured toda by an announcement ol
Senator Owen of Oklahoma that he
would demand early consideration of
1:1s corrut.t practice ni 11 and would
again press some form of cloture l
get a vote on the measure lieforu
March 4. He also proposes to Intro-
duce u resolution directing the com-
mittee on privileges and elections to
investigate campaign expenditures of
the Republican and Democratic par-
ties. Prohibition Mill Cp.
Chairman Webb of the house Judi-
ciary committee upon his arrival to-
duy began working for passage of hi"
nation-wide prohibition and export
Initio bills. lie declared he did not
believe the suffrage amend metit would
be passed by tho prest nt house.
"1 have great hopes that my pro-
hibition bill will pius" Mr. Welib salo.
"t'ndoubtodiy the litpior question is
one of tho greatest issues now facing
the country the last t lection showed
that and it is high tune some adtll- Denton State normal school. Her
t limit I federal ticlion was taken ou it nomination created a sensation and
My bill would prohibition tho u ami- lore the crowd of four thoiisind was
facture transportation anil imperta- ipilettd she hail bee-i eluded t lie firts
tioti of liquor for beverage purposes woman president of the e.xas school
It would not interfere with using slco. 1 teachi rs' nssneiatlon. other officials
hoi for scientific artistic or sacra'iien-1 1 let ted were A W. Mirdwell. San Mar.
tal purposes. I cos first vice-presuleni : M. M. Du-
"I doubt if the suffrage question 1 pre e Lubbock second vice-president;
Will be reported at '.he coming session I K. L. White. 1'tadv. third vlce-presl-tilthough
I have not sounded inetiibetH dent; R. T. Kills Felt Worth se.ro-
on their ul til lido since arriving here
Certainly the stiff ragnts or ut least
a pint of them who ate cltmoiing
for a federal amendment did every-
thing they could to defeat the Dciito-
ctatic candidate In lb" l ist c inipalgtr
Hence I cannot see that they have
htrengthetu tl their claim for action In
congress upon ur.
"1 think that the suffrage question
Is one with whp'h the separate states
BATHED IN LIGHT
Great Guns of Battleships
Room as President Touches
Rutton Giving Flash.
NEW YORK CITY IS A3LAZE
Spectacular Scenes Attend
Ceremony; Thousands Cheer
NFW YORK. Dec. 2. President
Wilson gave the wireless flash which
bathed with light the Statue of Liberty
at tl o'clock tonight liartholdl's fa-
mous symbol of American freedom
i which has been for thirty years a
! "lu'" "f wtl( le l" "'o fnited States
'. to millions of Immigrants from every
1 land will be illuminated every night
hereafter from ton to bottom.
Funds to Install the permanent light-
ing system for the statue the gift to
the fnited States of four hundred
thousand citizens of French were pro-
vided by public subscription.
Grouped nround the president upon
the ib ck of the yacht Mayflower
anchored off Redloe's Island us ho
flushed the signal which turned on
the lights were Mrs. Wilson Jules J.
hisst't und ambassador of France. Mme.
JusKcrand high officers of the army
and navy and representatives of sev-
"A .Mm bo I of Liberty."
"I light this statue." said tho presi-
dent "with the thot that it may al-
ways stand ns a symbol of our pur-
pose to throw upon liberty of of
our own life ns a nation a light which
shall reveal its dignity. Its serene
power. Its benignant hope ami spirit
The great guns of n division of the
Atlantic freet anchored In the harbor
as it gum d of honor boomed a salute
as the statue flashed Into view out-
lined In white lights. The whistles of
countless harbor craft shrieked In
linlKon and flares of red light blaed
1 1 1 along the New Jersey and New
Itulli Law Takes Part.
There was flash of flame high above
the statue and Ruth Law In her air-
plane added a spectacular touch to the
ceremonies of Illumination. Spouting
fires ami sparks from her machine
she circles to the lower end of Man-
hattan Island. A roar of cheers from
the thousands gathered In Hattnry
park greeted her as the letter
"L-I.B-K-K-T-Y" outlined In electric
lights were revealed on tho bottom of
Tho enure of the -Mayflower was
marked by the rays of the most pow-
erful searchlight in the world as the
yacht's anchor was hoisted and tho
presidential party headed for the
Mattery to disembark for the motor
car parade which preceded a dinner In
honor of Mr. Wilson and Ambassador
Mayflower Glides Out.
Leaving the statue behind the party
on the Mayflower looked out upon
a city of lights. New York's "billion
dollars skyline" was literally ablaze.
Klectrlc lamps Mazed through count-
less windows In the "skyscrapers." A
searchlight played upon a proudly
fleeting flag atop the White Hall
building almost at the ip end of Man-
hattan ami golden lights gleamed
along the sea wnll of tho Rattery.
haven of Immigrants. .
Close behind the Mayflower steamed
the Dolphin with Secretary of the
Navy Daniels aboard followed by the
fnited States steamships t San Fran-
cisco and Yankton canyln'g members
of Mayor Mitchel's committee of two
hundred and other invited guests.
The passengers were discharged at
the Mattery where electrically pro-
pelled motor cars were waiting to
carry them uptown. The parade
passeil into the canyon of lower
Mroudvviiy across tho plaza of city hall
park where the Stars and Stripes out-
lined in red white and blue electric
lights gleamed on the front of the city
hall nnd on thru Washington sounro
Into Fifth nvenue. The nvenue had
been converted In to a "golden way of
! Wits. Thousands of persons lined
!"r eneereu mo presnit nt
'""'"V- Mr. W ilson rose frequently
ami tloffed his bat In acknowledge-
ment of the salutes.
Climax in Development.
The Illumination of the statue Is re.
gartled by electrical experts as the cli-
max of development in the art of flootl
lighting for the bronze torch which
Liberty has held aloft was substituted
a glass torch held together by tho
same rivettrd lines. To put "life" or
a "ipiiver" Into the simulated flame of
thi torch 1 f Kiltl-candlo power gas-
filled electric lamps were placed upon
a series of "flashers."
The funds which provided the light-
ing plant were raised by popular sub-
scription by the New- York World
which also raised the money thirty
years ago for the construction of tho
pedestal upon which the statue stands.
TEXAS TEACHERS ALSO
CHOOSE WOMAN HEAD
Suffrage Move strikes Lone Star fdtl-
rators; Miss Ml-iiiton Named
FORT WuRTH Txas. Dec. 2. -For
the fiist time in tho history of thn
state teachers' association a woman
has been elected president. The wom-
an is Miss Annie W. I'.laiitou if the
tary; II. H. Coif Waco treasurer.
Rail ( use I i Monday.
WASHINGTON. Dec. 2. Prepara-
tions were made today to submit to
the supieme court on Monduy when
It reconvenes after a two weeks' re
cess tho motion to expedite the Mis-
souri. Oklahoma : Gut railroad cat
to determine the constitutionality ot'
the Atlamson law. The motion was i
nt to the supremo court today. t
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