Tulsa Daily World (Tulsa, Okla.), Vol. 13, No. 50, Ed. 1 Thursday, November 8, 1917 Page: 2 of 14
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TULSA DAILY WORLD THURSDAY NOVKMUKU 8 1917
OIL SUPPLY MUST
NOT BE CHECKED
Government Prepared to Take
Necessary Action to Keep
Texas Fields doing.
STRIKE HITS DANGER SPOT
Other Fuel Hard to Secure in
Territory Affected by
?pril to Tl.o W..-M.
WASHINGTON Nov. 7. While
government officials do lint r-Ki' "J
the strike In the nil f i"Mn of Louisi-
ana anil 'lYx.is as bring serious liny
are prepared to take drastic measures
If hhoiild heroine necess.ii y tn insure
the continuance of oil production Hint
region. The oil fields of Louisiana
and Texas have an average monthly
output of 4. U0. Oho barrels.
With the roiiKiiniption of crude pe-
troleum exceeding the production to
a considerable extent there Is urgent
necessity In the preservation of the
normal output In the Louisiana niul
Texas flehls which ate Important eon-
trihutoiH to the national production.
There are thirty distinct fields In tho
district In which the strike was culled
November 1. In these fields there are
eight hiimlreil oil and n.is companies
engaged In active work. Ninety per
rent of the production however
comes from 1" large companies. It
la the employees of the large roni-
panics t hut are least affected hy the
I'MirlN ltcllcveil 1' taggers ted.
In the Louisiana and thu Texas
flehls tho total numher of employes
number ll.dliO. While rlulms were
made that nine thousand men hud
Itching are the
Cium in Mott
r - i
SO Y0Ung Cutir'a
struck or would rtn so thin assertion
is regarded here as being exaggerated
Kven If nine thousand men could be
induced to Join the strike It Is believed
that the remaining two thousand
added to the other help which (ould
be secured would be able to keep existing-
wells In operation. If how-
ever any large proportion of the
workmen In the fields uffected should
Join the movement It would bo Im-
possible to contlnun the drilling of
new wells. This latter Is regarded as
a very Important feature of the pres-
ent situation. On tin average lfiO new
wells are completed In Louisiana anil
Texas each month. If no new' hole
should be put down during November
the I)erember production of crude oil
probably would decrease fiU per cent
even if all the old wells were kept 111
operation. Kven as It Is Louisiana
petroleum production In November Is
certain to show a decided decreuse.
Other l"iiel Scarei1.
A largo part of the petroleum pro-
duced in Louisiana and Texas Is used
after partial refining for fuel purposes
in a territory where other fuel Is dif
ficult to obtain. No small pdrtion of
llils oil Is used to propel the war craft
of the I'nited States and of Great
Hritaln. Thousands of miles of rail-
roads which are of vital service In
the conduit of the war draw upon
Louisiana and Texas territory for their
fuel oil. Owing to the particular com-
position of the petroleum In the region
affected by tho strike It Ih of great
value In the manufacture of lubricants
which are of superlative Importance to
the nation Just at this time.
l'etroleum consumptions Is exceed-
ing productions y 2 null (nit) barrels I
each month even In loulslana and
Texas anil monthly consumption Is
exceeding production hy five hundred I
thousand barrels. This had made I
necessary a heavy Increase in tho
amount of oil Imported from the Tam-
plco field In Mexico thereby tying up
a number of tank steamers which are
needed urgently to carry oil to Europe.
Importations of oil from Mexico have
Increased In tho Inst year from two
million to more than three million
barrels a month. For this reason
anything which Interferes with the do-
mestic production of petroleum Is re-
garded with unusual seriousness hy
these charged with tho conduct of tho
FARMER FACES CHARGE
OF ASSAULTING GIRLS
Stepdaughters Eleven and
Thirteen Years of Age
I'lvnn Prices Irop.
Hit IS 1'oW Okln. Nov. . At the
beginning of the se'ison the. pecans
sold in this city lit IB cents per pound
but since It baa been lcarncil that
there Is so many of them the price
h.is dropped until now only the verr
last lair c pecan In bringing as high lis
10 cents and the smaller ones are sell
lug for from (1 to 8 cents.
Gas Consumers of Tulsa
Tomorrow is the 10th your last day of discount.
Do not forget to pay your GAS BILL and save the
GAS OFFICE PIONEER BUILDING
OSAGE & OKLAHOMA COMPANY
Charged with criminally assaulting
his two stepdaughters. It. Wihhan a
carpenter and farmer who IIvch near
Dawson was brought to tho county
attorneys' office yesterday and eon-
fionted by liia.two Mctlms aed 11
and 13 yeuiH and by his wlfo und son
who have preferred the charges
ai;alrst him which may send him to
the electric chair.
When he wan brought Into the sher
iff office his bearing nod attitude
was that of a man who lo ikou upon
tho offense as of no more gravity
than If he had la en summoned to up-
ar hs a witness. In an easy manner
he iniioiinccd to u prospective bonds
trinii that ho would bo "out In the
A review of the law rv one or mo
attorneys In the county attorney's of-
fice howevtr revealed tho fact that
the offense win of a capital nature;
was puiil.ihable b life imprisonment
or I'enth In the electric chair and that
no bond could be accepted
Tbe testimony of two rcputahle
phvftlclana bear out tha-rharc.es of the
two Hut" girls and that of '.heir
n other and brother who declared
th it ni' regretted he had rot thot to
use a shotgun before ho callid In nil
officer of the law.
BABIES IN BERLIN
ARE SOLEMN LOT
C'ONTIXl'EH KKOM TACE ONE.
every corner of It as tho an urmy of
rvants went over it every morning.
Tim Oerioan is cleun. Tho German
woman tn a perfect housewife be she
rich or poor. And no the lack of ser-
vants does not mean dirt In Oermany.
Hut It does mean much harder work
on the part of women unaccustomed
How the Women Work.
And many of these women In ad
dition to keeping their homes In order
also turn In to do outside Work. It
seem she cannot work hard enough
for her country and the kaiser.
Ijist winter when a snowfall in
Herlin reached unusual proportions I
saw myself scores of society girls"
wealthy young matrons out In tne
streets Hhovellng mow working as
hard aa day laborers.
They were not Joking or laughing
about It either as we would do under
similar circumstances over here. They
were In quiet deadly earnest. They
worked regular hours had their hour
for lunch and quit when the working
day was done not before.
The Cerman woman may bn stolid
and slow but she certainly can lmrn
quickly for while I was In Herlin 1
saw women performing work that. be.
fore the war there never had been
an Idea that they ever would need
1 snw them digging In the streets
putting In telephone poles repairing
telephone and telegraph wires put-
ting down car trucks doing porters'
work running street cars and omul
buses working on trains lifting
trunks carrying loads which would
tax a man's strength und ull cheer-
ful and uncomplainingly.
The working woman there Is per-
mitted one-half louf of bread a week
extra. If she didn't get that she soon
Special Two-Day Offering on Dresses
All are modes selected from our regular but are styles
that have arrived during the past ten days
$9.95 $14.75 $19.85
This lot comprises about f0 dif-
ferent models In French and storm
serges. Shades of navy brown
green taupe burgundy purple and
all-black. High crush girdles wido
bels und throw-ties. Trimmings of
French broadcloth and satin nies-
saline also collars and cuffs of
these materials. High empire ef-
fects long waist lines and tailored
models. Many trimmed with novel
button effects. Not a dress worth
less than ll.V On sale special for
Thursday und Friday only.
In this lot you choose from gabar-
dines. French aerge wool poplins
and satin niessu lines also chiffon
taffetas. A range of styles that
permits of pleasing selection In In-
dividual models. Shades of navy
green plum taupe rose burgundy
and all-block. Collars and cuffs of
georgette crepe satin mescaline
and French broadcloth. Many with
oriental embroidered trimmings in
design others with buttons. With
and without pockets. Knife and
box pleated effects. Modes for af-
ternoon and street wear. Not a
dress worth less than J.'O in this
At this price you are offered a
raro buying opportunity. Marry
models fashioned from French
serge poplin chanueuse satin
mcssalinci and chiffon taffetas.
The color range Includes all the
popular shades. The styles leave
nothing to be desired In exclusive-
ness and originality of designing.
V and square necks nlso the high-
neck modes. Knife box pleated
and straight line effects. With and
without pockets. Not a dress in
this lot this Is worth less than $i!6.
tn sale special for Thursday and
I'VITl ltN II US AT
One lot of 25 selected pattern modes from houses
of Vogue. Cage Flsk and others. Styles for right-
now and midwinter wear. Models In hatters plush
pan velvet velvet. Trimmings of fur feathers and
fancy stick-ups. Hats that would bo moderately
priced at lli!.t0. Special for Thursday
and Friday at
MKX'S SH I'S $.05
One lot of men's suits materials or serge fancy
twills fancy mixtures shadow stripes and plaids;
sack coat lhre$ and four-button; good serge lining;
regular peg trousers; hand -made collars and but
tonholes; in all tho popular full shades including
the favorite navy blue; will be placed
on sale Thursday and Friday at
OlTIMi I'KWM L. YKI lHo
1.000 yards of fine soft and fleecy outing flannel.
i'S Inches wide; light and dark grounds fancy
stripes und plaids. Regular 21!e u yard. - Q
Special for Thursday and Friday per yard jloC
WOMEN'S SIIOKS AT $tt.tS
One lot of ladles Queen Quality boots; French klii
with git -inch tops; shades of gruy and cham
pagne only; slender heels; priced
Thursday und Friday only at
Mr.N'S SHOES AT 0
Men's King Quality shoes; genuine kangaroo In
brown and black; button or luce; English and
straight as well us swing; priced Thursday
and Friday at
HOYS' SI ITS AT $6
Hoys' schoo suits; one line ages 6 to IS years;
plnchbacks belted patch pockets; single and
double-breasted; some with two pair of trousers;
also corduroy suits; for Thursday and Fri-
203 S.MA1N ST.
'fflE POPULAR PRICE STORE'
Never Mind Thank You! I Reckon Vll Stick To The Old Management
We trust to natural
ageing to give VELVET its mel-
low smoothness. That is why
each tin of VELVET gives the
smoker the same hearty flavor
coolness and mildness.
FOLKS know that
Nature never makes
a mistake and that's
why VELVET Nature's
own tobacco ain't just
usually good but is
always good. .
VELVET never disappoints you.
would collapse. Many of the women
do break down anyway.
The working women there all wear
overalls and caps Just like men. Some
of them cut their hair short and
others simply pull it hack as plain as
they can. They wear no corsets for
two reasons. One is of course they
can work better and the other is that
corsets are so terribly expensive.
Wear Wooden Shoos.
The working women wear wooden
shoes as do the children. The women's
shoes arc like sabots shuped like a
shoe. Hut the children wear flat
boards hinged in the center and fitted
with ftraps to hold them on their
feet. The children go without stock-
ings except in the very cold weather.
Iast winter the schools were closed
for six weeks in Herlin because of
lack of fuel. No language except tier-
man Is taught In the schools now.
(ierman people who can speak Kng-
lish never do so. In school all refer-
ence to other countries except what
is absolutely necessary are omitted.
I have read with interest since my
return of the argument in Chicago aa
to whether the spelling-book contain-
ing the eulogy of the kaiser would be
permitted to remain intact. It makes
me laugh when I think Just how long
any book would be allowed to remain
undestroyed in the German empire
which contained the slightest compli-
mentary reference to President WM-
son. King (leorge or President I'oin-
cuire. The universities still are open hut
the students are getting a much In-
ferior grade of education I under-
stood. The best professors all have
gone to the war. Their substitutes
who are doing their best have not
tho learning nor the experience.
Only SklmnuM Milk.
I cannot understand what Germany
means. She Is permitting herself to
be drained of everything worth while
as her education the health of her
people their vitality evervtiilng.
When 1 say that the babies In Ger-
many are given all tho milk tnere is
there that is true but It Is not milk
such as we hny. Tt is -what we call
nktmmed milk. There is only about
half the nourishment necessary to
keep the babies nlive.
All babies whether their mothers
nurse them. or not. are allowed milk
until 5 n.cnths old. This Is because
the strongest mothers now have not
rtifflolent nourishment for thM- babies.
It is a terrible thing when you think
that In all tJermany probably Ihere is
hardly a mother strong enough to give
her infant all the nourishment it
More than ever now a German
mother wishes to bear seven sons for
she knows that the seventh at least
will be well taken care of.
The kaiser always Is godfather ro
the seventh son of any woman In Ger-
many. He pees that that boy-is well
taken care of. brought up well well
educated and well placed in Itfe. i
haven't any idea how many sueh boys
the kaiser now Is Interested In but
there must be a host of them.
Heavy Tnxcm Too.
In addition to the cost of living be-
ing so high the Germans are being
heavily taxed In other wave. Tos'al
cards for Instance which formerly
took a 5-pfenn!g stamp (4 pfennigs
about equal one of our cents) now
takes a 7 6 pfennig stamp. The 10-
pfcnnlg stamps have been ra'sed to
lo-pfennlgs. Train fare nil over the
empire have been raised about 10 per
cent. Omr.lbus fares have been raised
but not treet car fares.
But no person rides on street caA
now any more than ho can help be
cause of the many act'denU. The
women are not able to run them as
safely -ns the men. Omnibos travel
also has Its drawbacks for. several
times. 1 have seen tho horses !n the
omnibuses running to the suburbs of
Berlin dropped exhausted in their
trucks from starvation and die.
This Is not exaggerated I have
seen them drop and. 1 suppose have
eaten steaks from these panie horses
Fodder Is so scarce and high that
people simply cannot get food for
their cattle. There Is not pasture be-
cause every Inch of land Is urdcr cul
There nro no taxlcabs now
Quay Organizes Club.
Sprri.l to Th World.
QUAY Okla. Nov. 7. The Quay
commercial club Btarts off with a
membership of 168 as a reB'Jtt of a
contest bv two teams that made a
week's canvass for new members. As
a result the last meeting of the club
was featured bv a big banquet fur
nished by the losing team. Among
the new members secured wns J. R.
Cottingham president of the Okla-
homa City chamber of commerce
who Is Interested In the Alice Kath-
fryn Oil company which has produc
ing leases in the Quay pool. Officers
of the Quay commercial club nre: W.
F. I'urker president; S. C McOovney
secretary; F. It. Shatzel treasurer.
The directors are; George Hall II. C.
MeCracken. W. F. I'arker. Mel Halley
John Garibaldi Dr. C II. lUy and
GuHoIlnc Kxploslon Investigated.
WASHINGTON. Nov. 7. Secret
service agents have begun Investigat-
ing the explosion which yesterday de-
stroyed the Hope gasoline plant said
to be the largest In the world near
Fairmont W. Va. Information has
been given to the government to show
that the explosion was not accidental.
BE PRETIY! TURN
Try Grandmother's Old Fav-
orite Recipe of Sage Tea
Almost everyone knows that Sage
Tea and Sulphur properly com-
pounded brings back the natural color
and luster to the hair when faded
streaked or gray. Years ago the only
way to get thin mixture was to make
it at home . which la mursy an 1
troublesome. Nowadays by ai-klng at
uny drug store for "Wyeth's Jage and
Sulphur compound" you will get a
large bottle of this famous old recipe
Improved bv the addition of other In-
gredients for abont 50 cents.
IHm't stay gray! Try It! No one
can possibly tell that you darkened
your hair as It dors it so naturally
and evenly. You dampen a sponge
or soft brush with It and draw this
thru your hair taking one small
strand at a time; by morning tho gray
hair disappear and after another ap-
plication or two your hair becomes
beautifully dark glossy nnd attractive.
Wyeth'a Sage nnd Sulphur Com-
pound Is a delightful toilet requisite
for thoso who desire dark hair and a
youthful appearance. It Is pot In-
tended for tho cure mitigation cr pro-
vuitlon of disease. Adv. x
SOCIETY .KJ-:iS MOKi: CLOTHING
Many Needy I'unilllcs Cannot He
The Tulsa Humane society Is mak-
ing every effort to secure quantities of
old and discarded clothing which may
be distributed among the poor and
needy during the fall and winter. Al-
ready many thousanes of pieces and
garments have been given to the so-
ciety but according to A. M. Welch
humane agent many more articles are
Contributions of crutches bedcloth-
ing basins pans and other sickroom
utensils are needed and can be placed
to a good advantage In the homes of
the poor who are 111 and in need of
such equipment but who are unable
to purchase these thing's.
Itexvlver for Grocery Company.
NEW YOrtK Nov. 7. Receivers for
the AH Package Grocery Stores com-
pany operating 140 retail stores In
New York and Chicago and capital-
ized at $25000000 were appointed in
the federal court here today In an
WILL PAY BILL IF
IT FAILS TO HELP
"I Certainly Do Believe in Tan-
lac and I Ought to Know"
He Says Gains 20 Pounds
"You must know I believe In Tanlae
when I have bought fifteen bottles.
Hut the few dollars It cost me amounts
to only a trifle as compared to what 1
have received In return for I wouldn't
take hundreds of dollars for tho good
the medicine has done me" said J. D.
Knglish an employe of the city of Kl
Paso Texas residing at 110 East
"Up to three years ago" continued
Mr. English. "I was Just about as
strong and healthy as most any man
you'll find. Then I lost my appetite
and begnn to fall off In weight and
go down hill. My old-time energy and
vitality left me I suffered often with
nervousness and headuche and kept
getting worse until I could hardly get
out of bed In the mornings. My wife
would almost have to yank me out of
bed and to tell you the truth my con-
dition was getting critical.
"I finally decided to see what Tan-
lae would do for me and I began to
improve right away until now I have
gained more than twenty pounds an
am feeling a hundred per cent fine
when It comes to health strength and
energy. I actually feel as good ns 1
did when I was a boy. I'm the first
one up tn the mollnings and I can do
aa much work in a duy as anyone and
not feel the least bit tired. I am now
telling my friends who I know to be
In a ruifdown condition like I was. It
they take Tan lac and It don't help
them I'll pay the bill. and I mean It.
I certalnlv do bellrtve liv Tanhus. I
consider it the finest medicine ever
sold In a drug store and I guess I
ought to know.
Tanlao is sold In Tulsa exclusively
by Itoy Getman's Itexall Drug store
Quaker Drug- company and Puritan
Drug company under the personal di-
rection of a special Tanlae represen-
Drake Is Dismlscd.
On petition from the county attor-
neys office the case against Andrew
Drake charged with a statutory of-
fense wus dismissed in the court of
ludge Conn IJnn yesterday. Orake
has been In Jail for many months and
It was declared by the petition frony
the county attorney's office that suf-
ficient evidence could not be procured
by tho prosecution to warrant a trial.
Cough Nearly Cone
I in 24 Hours
ThM'e the Waal experience with
Miia nomv-maae remedy. Cot
little try It.
Anyone who tries this pleasant taat
Jnjf home-made couch Byrup will
quickly understand why H is used in
inoro homes in the United States and
tanada than any other couch remedy.
The waY it takes hold of an olmtinalo
couch Bivmjr immediate relief will make
Tou regret that you never tried it be-
fore. It is a truly dependable couch
remedy that should lie kept handy in
very home to use at tho first sign of a
cough during tho night or day time.
Any drucclst can supply you with'
? 4 otHircs of Pinex '(60 cents worth).
Pour this into a pint Wtlo and fill tho
bottle with plain Rranulated sugar
"vrup. The total cost is about 65 cents
nd you have a full pint of tho moss
clleetive remedy you ever used.
The quick lastW relief you pet from
line excellent cough svnin will really
surprise you. It promptly heals thn
Inflamed membranes that line the throat
nnd air passages stops the annoy ine
throat tickle loosens the plilecm. and
?"n your couch stops entirely. Splen-
did for bronchitis croup whooping couch
and bronchial asthma.
Tincx is a highly concentrated com
Pound of JNorwav pine extraet and is
famous tho world over for its hcalinir
tllect on tho membranes.
To avoid disappointment ask for "21
ounces of Pinex" with full directions
and don t accent anything else. A guar-
antee of absolute satisfaction or money
promptly refunded pocs with this prep.
II J ' J 9 Co Ft- Way"!
The most eminent physicians recog-
nize that uric acid stored up in tne
pysteni is the cause of gout and rheu-
matism that this uric acid poison is
present In the Joints muscles or
nerves. Hy experimenting and analy-
sis nt the Invalids' Hotel and Surglcr'
Inbtltttte In buffalo N. Y Dr. I'lerc
discovered a combination of native
remedies that he called An-u-rlc
which driven out the uric arid from
the system and in this way the pain
welling and inflammation subside.
If you are a sufferer from rheumatism
backache pains here or there you
can Obtain Anuria double strength at
any drug store nnd get relief from the
pains and ills brought about by urio
acid; or send Dr. Pierce 10c for trial
pUg. Anurlo which you will find many
times more potent than lithla and
eliminates uric acid as hot water molts
sugar. A short trial will convince
you. Send a sample of your water to
Dr. Pierce and It will be tested free
Anurlc Is a regtiJar Insurance and
life-saver for all big meat enters and
those who deposit lime-salts in their
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