Tulsa Daily World (Tulsa, Okla.), Vol. 13, No. 3, Ed. 1 Friday, September 21, 1917 Page: 1 of 12
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named Clartnrc 8hrer while the -other
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Maximum B4. mi mm urn 00; north
wutda and clear.
OKLAHOMA FORKCAST: Friday
VOL. XIII NO. 3
Streets Lined With Spectators
as Drafted Men March to
MAYOR HEADS PROCESSION
Band Plays Continuously as
Line Passes Down Prin-
Tulsa stood at attention yesterday
and with heads bared watched 165 of
her favored sons tear themselves
from home and loved ones nmf inarch
as veterans downMain street to the
Frisco Btation where they boarded a
special train on which they are speed-
ing to Cam)) Travis Texas to become
a purt of that host of thousunds who
are training for the national army.
It was Just another gift of Tulsa
mothers and daughters. The thou-
sands who lined tho streets as the
men led by a band passed In review
were deeply moved by the tramp
tramp of the youth ns the men who
waved back a fond farewell to friends
and relatives along the line of march.
Tho witnesses to this solemn spectacle
were for the most part who are on
the record of the country us eligible
for military service. Who knew but
what they might soon Join these
inurchers within a few short months
Receive Meul Tickets.
The Tulsa contingent enrolled and
examined by the local city bourd as-
sembled at the city hall yesterday
morning at 10:30 o'clock. At this
time they were given meal tickets and
answered roll call Again at 12 o'clock
they were assembled and answered to
their names after which they wero
formed Into parade formation and led
by Mayor J. H. Simmons J. W. Ken-
ton and Lr. S. DeZell Hawley they
marched from the city hall to the cor-
ner of Third and Boston thence east
to Hotel Tulsa where they wero Jolneu
by the Tulsa county contingent of 85.
Moved by the lively tune selected by
tho band the soldiers marched to
Third and Cincinnati south on C'in-
C'incinnatl to Fourth west on Fourth
Muin and north on Main to the depot.
Not even the band which headed
the procession escaped its part to play
in the draft for with it marched Ed-
gar M. Gambia one of its principal
musicians who anlim '" '"
camp. It was Gambia to whom the
band turned for direction yesterday
and it wan he who solected "Dixie"
as the 'first piece' to be played as the
men moved away from the city hall
Itorc Hugo Ilnnners.
Hardly had the men now soldiers
reached the station when the shrill
whistle of a train was heard and
slowly a special pulled Into the yards
cleaving a way thru the thousands of
spectators and brought to a stop a
train of ten coaches bearing the
drafted soldiers of Nowata Washing-
ton Kogers Kay and Osage counties.
True to the soldier spirit their
coaches bore huge bunners "Death to
Kaiser Wilhelm the Reust" "Less
Prusslanism More Democracy" and
"Kaiser Got llusy We're on Our
Then came the sad part of a spec-
tacle such as this. There came a time
to say good-bye.
To hundreds of these men who were
on their -way to serve their country
with their lives this trip appeared as
a lark a trip into some unpathed for-
est but from which they knew they
would return filled with the benefits
the forest of life would give ono. To
others as they parted from loved
ones it wns not all that such a part-
ing should be if it were not to tear
at the hearts of tho onlookers.
A boy not more than 24 pressed
his girl-wife to his bosom and kissed
her again and again. Then he lifted
from the platform beside him a lad
.f perhaps three years. Dressed In a
little soldier suit with the usual soldier
enp he was tho picture of the man
his father would represent after a
week in camp and uniform. "Wood-
byt Robbie" the father whispered in
the lad's ear. "Tako good care of
Mania and when I come back you'll
huve another uniform to be proud
of " Then he kissed tho baby placed
another kiss on the ciulvering lips of
the woman In his aims and left to
make their home safe for them.
A Wliltc-llnlrert .Mother .
While the city boys were boarding
their coaches the county board mem-
bers were busily engaged In escorting
their men to the trnln. Out of tho
ranks stepped a youth rural in ap.
petrance who placed a sunburned
arm .about the shoulders of a llttlo
woman and then letting one arm fall
from her shoulder ran his hand Into
his overall pocket and brought nut a
single shining round object. Without
a word he placed tho dollar in her
withered hand closed his fingers
over it and kissed her a good-bye.
Perhaps his last.
And so on thru out tho entire com-
pany each with hfs heart heavy u.
the departure light at the duty it
culled him to. An Indian answering
the call of the great White Father
stood alone. Another of the game
tribe walked up to htm spoke a few
words in Cherokee and departed.
There was no handshake no sign of
emotion only the words which pu
haps meant volumes to a family at
home or a father this son is leaving
"The luckiest guy In the reglmem
was the opinion of one drafted man
of himself. "Here I am a thousand
miles from friends and relatives they
don't know where I am and they're
not -crying. Girls don't worry about
me" ana the crowd tho heavy
hearted could not help but smile at
tho spirit with which this soldier wu
tuking up his task.
Direct to Dallas.
After three-quarters of on hour of
switching nnd shunting of coaches the
train wag completed and slowly It
moved out of the yard. The trip will
bo made direct to Dallas ovr the
Frisco and tbn will change to the
Southern l'apltlc and vill proceed to
CONTINUED OH PAGE VOUU .
Twenty-Nine Members j
j of Tulsa Ambulance j
j Go to Other Companies j
CAMP MILI-S U I. Sept. 20. j
I In order to reduce the Tulsa I
I ambulance company to motor- I
ized strength the following I
I members of the Third company I
117th Sanitary Train hnve been I
I transferred to other units of the
i ltnlnbow division. I
I To Field Hospital No. 1 Huf-
I flngton Uilllam.
To Ambulance company No.
t 2 West I'appan Huckhalt.
t To Ambulance company No.
I 3 Haber.
t To Ambulance company No. I
I 4 Hurleson. t
t To l'Uth F.nglneer regiment
I Fox Wine. Sharp Marvin Hod-
rick W. Dnnr.enburg H. Dun- I
t nenburg P.illington Hutts Pfeis- I
I terer l'otts Denning. Heard
I Kearns Cannon Hogg Howard
KessU r Domingues Wyatt Whit t
GOVERNOR OF NORTH
CAROLINA STOPS MOB
Prevents Lynching of Black
by Personal Intercession
RALEIGH. N. C Sept. 2a. A mob
of several hundred men attacked the
Wake county Jail here today and at-
tempted fo batter its way thru the
doors -to get a negro named Neville
accused of assault on the wife of a
local street car conductor. Governor
Rickclt and Adjutant General Young1
were called to quell the mob which
hail fired a number of shots at the
Tho mob which dispersed when
Governor Hiokctt arrived returned
shortly afterwards and forced its way
into the Jail whera attempts were
made to batter down the door to the
negro's cell. Again the governor
sought to restrain them but a masked
leader urged that tho negro be
lynched. There are no soldiers in
Rnlelgh and the police force appeared
After being assured by the governor
that a special term of court would be
called to try the negro the mob dis-
persed firing several rounds as the
members departed In automobiles.
HOUSE CONFEREES DEMAND
HEAVIER WAR PROFITS TAX
Southern Members Insist Half Pillion
Ho Added to Measure
WASHINGTON Sept. 20. Unex
pected demands of house members
for a substantial Increase in war prof-
its taxes so complicated 'the contest
ovCr the war tux bill late today that
final enactment of the measure early
next week confidently expected by
house and seate conference apparently
Coincident with adjournment of the
conferees a meeting of the house ways
and means committee who drew the
original bill was culled for tomorrow
to discuss the situation and Bonio west-
ern and southern members of the
committee announced that they would
demand an Increase inthe senate ex-
cess war profits figures-from f 1060 -000000
It was explained that the ways and
means committee would try to induce
tho conferees to uccept the larger fig-
ure but should this fail high tux ad-
vocates declared they would carry the
contest to the floor of the house. They
said that recent announcements that
approximately $2500000000 more
money will bo needed this year thun
already provided makes it certain that
unless a start is mudo now to further
increase taxes the country will be
swamped with bonds.
OWNERS OF DUTCH SHIPS
UNABLE TO SELL TO U. S.
Holland Government's Refusal of Pcr-
nibssioii May lcad to American
ROTTERDAM Sept. 20 In ship-
ping circles today it was said the
owners of all Dutch vessels now In
Now York harbor had received offers
to purchase tho ships and that the
owners had consulted with tho Neth-
erlands government. The latter. It Is
asserted replied that the owners
should sell their vessels under no cir-
cumstance not only because the ship-
ping export law prohibited such sales
but above ull because the Holland
government had requisitioned tho
ships for tho transportation of fooa.
Dutch ship owners express pessi-
mism over the outlook fearing the
American government may confiscate
the vessels for tho duration of the
NEGRO GOES ON WAR PATH
Shoots at Wife Sheriff and Innocent
- p.ystantler Without Hitting.
SWARTZ La. Sept 20. A. negro
whose name Is given as Haywood Wil-
liams went on the warpath Ciere Wed-
nesday afternoon shooting at three
persons Including his wife but hurt-
ing none. He then escaped.
' After Williams hnd a difficulty with
his wife and Deputy Sheriff W. a. Mc.
Callum sought to arrest the negro he
turned on McCallum and fired at tho
officer with a Winchester rifle. As
he fled Williams also fired at Rex
Pipes a road-construction man.
No Fun Being King j
ATHENS Sept. 20. The prospects
of a matrimonial alliance for King
Alexander are being widely discussed
and have become an affair of state.
Since he ascended tho throne and
Greece Joined the entente the view
has been held that tho marriage of
the young king with a princess of one
of the entente countries would be
more In the Interest of Greece than a
private alliance. King Alexander has
made It known however that he did
not approved this view his desire be-
ing to marry a young Greek woman of
high character the daughter v of a
TULSA OKLAHOMA FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 21 1917
SPECIAL UNITS TO
Trained Forces for Delivering
Gas and Liquid Fire Will
WASHINGTON Sopt. 20. Ameri-
can troops in Ft mcc are to be sup-
plied fully with trained forces to de-
liver gas and liquid fire attacks ac-
cording to army general orders made
Tne orders show that each army
three corps under the new organiza-
tion will have a special engineer regi-
ment of one colonel one lieutenant
one lieutenant colonel and three cap-
tains und 3d enlisted men In tho head.
quarters division and six coinpunic
wnn six orricers and 250 men each
whose business it will be to handle
the "gas and flnme service."
.Supplemental I'nlU l'unilshrst.
In addition each armv will have
thousands of men In supplemental
riiH.meer units to deal with other
phases of modern fighting. There will
be a mining service regiment of six
special iiiining companies; a water
supply service regiment of six com-
panies a general construction service
regiment an engineer supply service
detachment of three companies three
workshop companies und one service
buttallon u batallion of topographical
engineers to provide a surveying and
printing service a road service de-
tachment with three rond engineer's'
companies nnd six service battalions
of four companies each ten motor
truck companies of 31 trucks each
and five wagon companies with 61
On tho line of communication of
each army will be a pontoon park
with six construction battalions and
six service battalions of engineer
troops two supply battalions and
tbreo supply service battalions ten
battalions of forestry engineers sup-
jplemented by nine service battalions
for this work; two battalions of
'special quarry service troops with
I three supplemental work battalions;
j five battalions of railway engineers
for light railway service supplement
ed by three work battalions four bat-
talions of railway engineers for the
operation and mechanical department.
Special Railway Maintained.
A standard gauge railway service
Is to be maintained by fivo regiments
of special railway engineers In the
first army by the eleventh fifteenth
sixteenth seventeenth and eighteenth
national army engineers with eight
supplemental work battalions. For
lino of communication work there
will be a separate standard guage rail
way contingent. Six battalions of
railway engineer troops for operations
wltn three service battalions and ono
regiment (nineteenth national army
engineers) and ono supplemental en-
gineer buttallon and service buttallon
in the mechunical and supply depart-
ment The order provides also the medical
service officers and men to bo at-
tached to each of the new engineer
units authorized and stipulates that
the railway operating and shop troops
forestry troops and service battalions
are to lie equipped and trained as
infantry but that only 10 per cent of
them are to be armed except during
their training period.
VIOLATIONS OF CHILD
LABOR LAW ARE FOUND
Labor Commissioner Ashton
- States Suits Will Be Filed
in Tulsa Courts.
The ax Is due to fall In several
places tho first part of next week for
violations of the child labor law and
possibly In one instanco for violation
of the law governing hours of employ-
ment for women.
W. G. Ashton slate labor commis-
sioner let this Information fall cas-
ually yesterday evening while ho was
In Tulsa. Mr. Ashton left for Collins-
villo for some checking up of condi
tion there. He later - will go to
nartlesvllle thence to Pawhuska re-
turning here Saturday evening.
Tho labor commissioner has an-
nounced "no quarter" to the employ-
ers who are encroaching beyond the
boundaries of the law. The informa-
tions against Tulsa employers will be
filed early next week probably In two
of the Justice of the peace courts here.
Thirty-Four Killed in
Explosion at Cologne
LONDON Sept 20. Thirty four
persons have been killed and 24 others
Injured- as the result of an explosion
In a munitions factory at Cologne
says a Central News telegram from
AS TO ACTRESSES.
Some folk hiT
tffi unahlo to learn
where all nf the c-
tremei . frcmi.
That i t hey are at a
hC Cn IftC iC'
fruu. TO DtftAT
' lo understand
Bur tne PuBtic A T'iu" ..'I;.' T;"en
n NOT SO fcULUBlX lo mnMlui rA
n I bo American
peaking iUitn. We
have given thia qun.
Hon no little thut
and hurt raialiliahcd
to our own eati
faction the fael that
the hiith arhnol com-
mencement py la the
grralei-t little inntitu-
in the world no
far on a crop of frenh
anpiianta to fame
IheiqiiAna la con-
cerned. Thia. of
riure pertaine to both hoys and girls. 1'nr
elifhl or nine weeks after the trhnul play ia
over the mcmbera of the caul find il difficult
to r-frnln from conimtinirntltiK with enrre
New York theatrical magnate. In timea the
hnya outgrow the hankering for the fwt-
llgliti while the girls never do.
Austrians Use Italian )
j Prisoners as Targets j
j for Revolver Practice j
f WASIIIVGTnV. Kent 2n St.irle.
of inhuman treatment of Italian pris-
oners by their Austro-llungurian cup-
tors huve been brought to Rome uc-
cordlng to dispatches received here
today from a prominent Italian law.
yer sent home by the Austrians umong
a number of incapacitated prisoner.
Tills man reported that captives wero
systematically tortured In the prison
camps in many cases being used as
targets for revolver practice or delib-
erately poisoned. A Hungarian lieu-
tenant named Farks who m said to
have led in such atrocities now is in
WILL PROBE STRIKES
Labor Troubles on Pacific and
in Mountain States to Be
WASHINGTON Sept. 20. Labor
troubles on the Pacific coast and the
western mountain stntes will be Inves-
tigated by a special commission
headed by Secretary Wilson appointed
toduy by President Wilson to repre-
sent him personally.
The commission will leave soon ann
probably will spend several weeks in
tho west conferring with labor lead-
ers employers I. W W. agents state
governors and others who can shed
light on ia.t disagreements or exert
influence for future industrial har-
mony. The president in his announce-
ment said he Is anxious to learn tho
truth of charges of Injustice made by
employers nnd labor men against each
other nnd to work out some fair busts
for avoiding the Interference of labor
disputes with industry during the war.
The present strikes In Pacific coast
ship-bunding plants which tho fed-
eral shipping board Is trying to settle
to avoid further delay In its snip-
building program is only one phuso
of the situation to be investigated jt
is understood special attention will be
given to charges of American Federa-
tion of Labor officials that employers
In Arizona have encouraged and even
financed I. W. W. activities for the
sake of discrediting the labor move-
ment among miners and other em-
ployes. Recent deportations of work-
ers also will be the subject of Inquiry.
War Secretary Pleased
by Looks of Draft Men
WASHINGTON Sept. 20. The men
of the national army who have al-
ready reached Camp Meade at An-
napolis Mil. are "a fino looking
cheerful party of average young
American citizens" Sxretary Raker
said today after a flying visit to tho
camp. Ho was accompanied by Major
General Scott chief of stuff with
whom he visited the hcadquurters of
Major General Kuhn commanding the
cantonment. General Kuhn has been
mentioned as n possible successor of
ficner."! Scott when tho latter retires
from office next Saturday.
Warship to Carry Ballot
Boxes Back From France
NEW YORK Sept. 20. Waterproof
and unsinkable ballot boxes will be
provided for New York soldiers who
are abroad when the vote is cast in
the November election It was an-
nounced today. The state's soldier
vote will be so large it was mild that
It probably will be necessary to usk
the federal government for a warship
to convoy the ball-its to this side.
The state election authorities fig-
ure that In November there will bo
between 125000 and 150000 New
York state voters serving witli the
countrys' fighting forces.
Liberty Loan Campaign
Will Last Four Weeks
WASHINGTON Rept 20. The sec-
ond Liberty loan campaign will last
four weeks opening on October 1 nnd
closing October 27. Wednesday Oc
tober 24. will be celebrated as Liberty
day thruout tho country and arrange-
ments will bo made to hold patriotic
meetings In every city town und vil-
lugo. Details of the second Liberty
loan It was officially announced to-
night will be made public as toon as
possible ftfter congTess disposes of the
(11000000 bond bill.
War Crosses Awarded
Americans at Verdun
AMERICAN HEADQUARTERS IN
FRANC 10 Sept. 20. Hrlg. Gen.
George B. Duncan and MaJ. Campbell
King are the first American officers
to receive the war cross In the
French awards growing out of Amer-
ican participation In the recent Ver-
dun offensive when they acted as re-
servation officers In forward artlllorv
posts. Whether the officers will ba
permitted to accept the decoration Is
Uruguay Scene of Great
MONTEVIDEO Uruguay Sept. 20.
Upwards of twenty thousand mon
marched thru the streets last night to
register thcj'r protest against the ac-
tion of County von Luxburg In send-
ing cipher telegrams thru the Swedish
legation at Iluenos Aires.
There were no disorders. Police
aro protecting tho German bank and
clubs and business houses.
Turks Helping Austrians
Oppose Italian Advance
HOME Wednesday Sept. 19. (De-
layed). Prisoners taken by ihe Ital-
ians on tho Carso front Include sev-
eral Turks. This prnVcs Italian army
officers say that Austria-Hungary Is
getting reserves from every possible
quarter In making a lart desperate ef-
fort to stem the Italian advance.
PAGE MR. HOOVER
Farmers Disgruntled at Low
Price of Wheat Are Feed-
ing It to Hogs.
Wnrl.l Capital Bureau
H V2 Campbell MuiMinff.
OKLAHOMA CITY Okla. Sept. 20.
At a recent meeting of the Oklahoma
branch of the Farmers Kdueatlnnai
and Co-operative Union of Amenta i
was urged that the price of wneu-t
fixed by the government should not be
less than 3 nnd a resolution said th.it
at a price less than that wheat would
be fed to the hogs.
Frank Ciault president of the state
board of agdlculture today received
word from county agents that farmers
In Blaine Woods and Alfalfa comi-
ties were feeding wheut to their hogs
and that they would continue to do
so rather than sell It for the price
they wero receiving at the elevators.
It is said thut many elevators of th
northwestern purt of the state uro
paying no more han $1.60 to J1.K0
for their wheat. In Oklahoma i-ity
wheat from the wagon bus brought
us much ns $1.95.
Mr. (iault today explained that so
far as he knew it was simply a mat-
ter of the prtco of feed. To buy corn
now costs the farmers from S2 to
J'i.25 a bushel. They figure thai ui
the price they are getting for tneir
whuul it Is much cheaper to feed 't
to the hogs than buy corn. As soon
cs kafircorn is harvested however
nnd it becomes available for feed tho
farmers probably will quit using th
I J. M. Aydellotte chairmun of the
State Council of Defense today mini
that ho saw nothing that the council
could do in the matter; that it was
up to Mr. Hoover the national food
administrator. Wheatless days hud
recently been advocated In Oklahoma
City and other places.
DRAFT RIOTING CASES ARE
DELAYED BY LACK OF JURY
Seven IY--KSllve Jurors State They
Rpecial to Tho World.
M'ALHSTKR Ok la. Sept. 20. The
special grand Jury inquisition into the
nnti-ilraft riots in Hughes Seminole
and liltiburg counties set to start
today was postponed until . tomorow
morning by Judge Campbell because
seven of the panel expressed them-
selves as having unalterable opinions
about the cases. Special veniremen to
take their place hnd not been ob-
tained at 2 o'clock. F.leven were
needed as four others were discharged
on technical grounds.
Probably no death charges will be
brought In the Indictments members
of the prosecutions' attorney force in-
dicated today. Treason would bo the
count In these cases. Various degrees
of rebellion and conspiracy will bo
charged. There nro more than one
TULSA NOW READY TO
OFFER SITE FOR ARMY
Suitable Area for Small Arm
and Musketry Range Can
The commander of tho Southern
Division IT. S. A. at San Antonio war.
advised by Walter A. Downing assist-
ant secretary of the Chamber m
Commerce yesterday that Tulsa stood
ready to offer a suitable sito for tho
location of the small arm and mus-
ketry range nnd enntonment.
Congressman (.'handler several days
ago advised Mr. Downing that the
department vvas attempting to lncaiv
such a site. Immvediately the as-
sistant secretary got In communication
with certain land-owners and others
Interested nnd an effort Is being made
to have a party of army examiner'
come to Tulsa and look over tho sue
which will be offered. The land now
being sought is located in the Osage
country nnd according to Mr. Down-
ing is a very suitable sito fir the lo-
cation of such a range.
At the meeting of the board of di-
rectors today at noon this matter to-
gether with the .location of nn avia-
tion camp at Tulsa will be taken up
and It Is probable that a final report
of a special committee on aviation will
bo mude by the chairman.
Tho power of mind over mat-
ter has been forcibly shown
many times In coses where per-
sons by suggesting offering
and picturing to themselves
some desired state of health or
contentment have finally grown
Into the very Image or llkcilncss
of the thing wished for.
In order to accomplish any
real results however a vast
amount of concentration Is nec-
essary and certain times must
be set aside daily for this men-
Another dally habit that Is
bound to work for your good Is
to conscientiously read the Want
Columns of The Dally World.
People are constantly finding in
theso human Interest documents
both Inspiration and help.
. ' Phone 6000
AND ASK 1-X)U
3i88 Classified .
( Tulsa Bank Clearing
Report Shows More
I Than Million Daily
lulsn s hank c. curings as an- i
nounced yestenluy by Manager
t M. I. l'ropst of tho Tulsa clear-
I li-g House association for tho I
t fiscal v'ek ending yesterday at
noon averaged J1.1S1.274 13 for I
I tho six business days or a total
of 7.0S7.644.78 for ono wee... I
I lids is tin increase of 103 pur t
I cent over the corresponding I
period nf last year when the to- t
tnl clearings for the week were I
$3411.252. The clearings for I
the corresponding week of 1914
were considered excellent for the
I period ii tnl with business condl- I
I lions considered. This Is thot I
by Manager l'ropst to set a rec- I
ord fur the state during the
( present month. t
FOUR LOSE LIVES IN
Passenger and Freight Crash
in Michigan; Engine Runs
Amuck in Kentucky.
IlKNTON HAMIIOIE Mich. Sept. 20.
One man is ileud several others nix
believe. I to have been killed and nl
leats 15 persons were Injured In a
head-on collision of a passenger and
a freight train on the I'ere Mantuettu
railroad nt ltivcrsldo seven miles
northeast of here touigh.
A brakeman named Lagrange was
crushed to death between the cugln"
nnd tender of the passenger train of
nine Injured persons taken from th
wreckage thus far two nre not ex-
pected to live. .Several other persons
ure understood to be In the wrecka-sc
The two believed fatally Injured are
Sherry Hummer Criind ICaplils bag-
gageman on the jinssenger train nnd
Milton Sweet Ornnd Ituplds a pas-
senger. 1 tors from St. Joseph und
Itenton Harbor were hurried to the
scene and us fust as the injured wer
removed they were taken to hospitals
or to the homes of villagers.
NKON Ky. Sept. 20. John All-
phln fireman and two negro passen-
gers were killed and about twenty
other negro passengers were Itijureu
when a freight locomotive running
wild enrly vuilght crashed into a
Louisville & Nashville passenger train
about one mile west of here.
Tho locomotive Is thot to have been
set in motion by a negro who wus ob-
served remnlng away nfter tho en-
gine started from n siding In the rail-
road ynrds here. The haggugn car of
the passenger train telescoped the car
Immediately behind which was re-
served for negro passengers.
ADAMS0N QUITS CONGRESS
FOR POSITION AS APPRAISER
Twc'iity-Yenr Comr ns Itcprvscntn-
tivo I 'roin (icorgiu Will 1-iid
WASHINGTON Sept. 20. ltepre-
sentutlve Willinm C. Adamson of
(Jeorgla chairman of the house inter-
state and foreign commence commit-
tee und father of the railroad eight-
hour law was nominated by the presi-
dent today to bo general appraiser of
merchandise for the port of New York.
For twenty years Representative
Adamson has served ns representative
of the fourth Georgia district licfore
that ho practiced law and was Judge
of the city court ut Carrolton Ga.
Mr. Adamson will resign from con-
gress to taku effect January 1. Hep-
re'senlatlvo Sims of Tennessee rank-
ing democratic member probably will
become tho chairman of tho com-
Willis J. Duvls of Nownan clerk
of the house Interstate commerce com.
mil tee und associated with Mr. Adam-
son for a long period during tho hit-
ter's chairmanship of the committee
probably will be a candidate for con-
gress to succeed Mr. Adamson.
FERGUSON STANDS PAT ON
REFUSAL TO TELL SECRET
Impeachment 'mt Unable to Make
Tcxus (iovcnior DIm-Icim' Names
AUSTIN Texas Sept. 20. Despite
a large affirmative vote that he dis-
close to the senate high court of Im-
peachment all the circumstances sur
rounding his borrowing of $156500 In
currency this year. Governor James K.
Ferguson this afternoon refused to do
so. Taking of testimony was resumed
with ull indications being it will run
Its normal course.
The governor said he Intended no
disrespect to the court which had
voted 2 3 to 7 1 'resilient Pro Tern W.
L. Dean not being recorded that he
should answer u long series of ques-
tions propounded by M. M. Crime
counsel for the house board of mana-
gers "But." he added "I believe hon-
estly and cundidly thut I have tthe
constitutional right to decline to fur-
nish this Information. My promise
has been given not to tell who loaned
mo this money and It has not lcen
released altbo I have tried to obtain
"I don't believe any court in the
land will hold me guilty of contempt."
GERMANS UNABLE TO SHAKE
RUSSIANS IN RIGA REGION
Slavs Stand linn unit Inflict Heavy
Losses on Invaders; Human-
Inns 1'lislnsl Hack.
PETKOiRAD Sept. 20. The Rus-
sians yesterday on the Hlga front re-
pulsed an attack by tho Germans with
great losses to tho Invaders According
to tho statement Issued today by tho
Russian war office.
Tho Rumanians were compelled ti
abandon enemy positions they hud oc-
cupied in tho region of (tuna.
American Injunil at IVmit.
ST. LOUIS Sept. 20. Robert Sem-
plo of M'iplevvood Mo. a member of
the American expeditionary force in
France hag been severely Injured by
the explosion of an old German hand
grenade according to a letter from
him received by bis parents.
PRICE 5 CENTS
BATTLE OF MENIN
British Fight Way Far In-
to Territory Long Re-
GERMANS LOSE HARD
Offer Desperate Resistance
in Spite of Sweeping
I.OXDOX Sept HO. Field Marshal
Hnlg's orilelal icsrt says that north
eniintry nnd Australian Isittalions m;u-
etiittiil Uic German Sisitlons In tho
inner to a depth of over a milo and
captured the whole of their objectives.
These IhcIikIi-1 Hamlet Vcldhock and
the other western portion 4f Polygon
wood. Further north Kcvcnkote was
eupturcil ami also a few guns.
I!l:itl.IV via Iioiulon Sept. 20.
Tim rcMrt from licudiiuaiters this
evening on the Jirillsli attack says:
"The battle In Handera Is still In
roll swing on the liiltlsli irout from
l.niigcmurck lo llollelxkc. In the
fiivmiHt Mirt of our ilcrciiMelve zono
hitter uinl fliKiiiaUng fighting lias
token luee bIiico morning."
WITH THE UltlTISH ARMIES IN
FRANCE AND RUhGIUM Sept. 20.
The British at daybreak today
launched a heavy offensive against
tho German defenses about the Yprc
salient along an extended front w.ucii
has its center around Inverness copse
and ustiido the Ypres-Mcnin rem v
little southeast of Hooge.
From the first moment of going
over the top the assault proceeded
with marked success especially m
the-cruclul sector between the Yprea-
ltoulers railway and Holleboke where
the Hiitlsh early in the duy had forced
their ' way forward over ma ran
gruund and thru woods flllea van
machine guns to a considerable depth
and were continuing the fierce light
in the neighborhood of the famous in.
verness copso Nun's wood and Olen-
corse wood where so much blood has
been shed since tho allies began tne
buttle of Flanders on July 31.
If the attacking forces maintain the
positions to which they have advanced
in this section they will have
plished one of tho most remuriiaulu
und -most important achievements In
recent months. The German Infantry
made tho most determined resistance
Ir. their attempt to regain this vital
ground and their artillery retaliated
heavily against the British big guns.
This phase of the battle of Flunder
which bids fair to become known w
tho battle of Meiiln road because It
centers In the territory astride th
Menin road began at 5:40 o'clock.
The infantry advunce was preceded oy
a barrage (f greater depth thun ever
before witnessed. Five distinct oar-
luges in fact were dropped uhead of
tho men as they began their Journey
Into this difficult terrain. The tre-
mendous curtain of bursting steel did
Its work well and the troops pushed
forward rapidly toward their ob-
jectives. Fair weather lute'ly had improved
tho ground somowhut but the mud
still lies deep over wide reaches of It
and the whole territory is covered
with water-filled shell holes tungled
barbed wire und shuttered trees. The
German defenses consisted largely of
concrete redoubts scattered In profu-
sion over the entire country and from.
tlie.se they huve been able to pour a
stream of bullets Into the ruuks of
tho udvancing troops. Kvery little
elevation also held its machine gun
emplacements and ull the woods Were
literally choked with rapid fliers-
Artillery Preparation Perfect.
The lirilish encountered hard fight-
ing ut many pluces but the magnifi-
cent artillery preparation had done
much to make thu first stage of their
drive easier. The past week must
have been one of misery for the Ger-
man troops lying out in this section.
A great number of big guns huve been
pouring a steady stream of high ex-
plosive shells into their territory und
every now und then the liritish have
put down a barrage which swept the
land llko a broom. It Is known that
inuny German batteries have been si-
lenced In the post few days.
Tho Germans knew thut an attack
wus coming but It appears that they
were unaware of the exact locality
at least until the time for thu offen-
sive arrived. A light rain fell last
night but it cleared this morning and
the visibility Is improving.
CHINA WOULD SEND 300000
SOLDIERS TO HELP FRANCE
United States Asked for Financial As-
sistance In Equipping Yellow
PEK1NO Sept. 13 (Deluyed) An.
nouncement was made in government-
al circles today that the Chinese cab-
inet provided the entente powers ap.
proved was willing to send three hun-
dred thousand soldiers to France in
compliance with the French request
An appeal has been made to the
United States to aid Chlnu as the en.
tento allied powers were helpless fi-
nancially to equip her troops.
To Develop 1-easo.
Social loTi! World.
PAWHUSKA Okla. Sopt. 20.
Tho city eonniilsslonorji huve under
consideration tho petition of tho com.
n'erclul club for u bond election to
vote money for development of the
city's twenty tliousand-Aujn 4 W1
ROAD IS TRIUMPH
FOR HAIG FORGES
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