Daily Ardmoreite (Ardmore, Okla.), Vol. 28, No. 152, Ed. 1 Friday, April 8, 1921 Page: 1 of 8
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FULL LEASED WIRE ASSOCIATED PRESS
ARDMORK OKLAHOMA FRIDAY APRIL 8 1921.
Ardmore Is To Have A G
FILED AWAY IN
TELL OLD TALES OF
T 1 nirr nunnn i n I
I AKirr HUbHtAK
One Hundred Thirty-Two
Years Ago National Leg-
islators Faced Problem
TAX VOTED IN 1789
THIRTEEN YEARS AFTER DEC-
LARATION OF INDEPENDENCE
THE INITIAL "PROTECT-
IVE ACT" PASSED
(By the Associated Press)
Washington April 8. Many a musty
oddity of forgotten statutes hua been
turned up by a search of th capitol
archives. This Iuim disclosed that the
first congress assembled under the
constitution fared the same problem
us will the Sixty-Seventh when it
meets Monday. -The
first tariff act was passed on
July 4 1789. Its formal title statement
of purpose "for laying a duty on goods
wares and merchandise imported into
the United States" carried a bluntness
Which statesmen for the next hundred
yenrs were to avoid.
"It is necessary for the support of the
government" this first congress said
"for the discharge of debts of the United
States and for the encouragement and
protection of manufacturers that a duty
te laid upon goods wares and mer-
It. was just 109 years the cotnpila-
1;on shows before .'.such ti straight-
forward statement of purpose about
"encouraging and protecting 'manufac-
turers" woul'J' be made again in un im-
liort tax statute though the purpose
-was most evidently behind most or the
scores of following acts. So simple was
the first hill that It required only two.
pages of the committee print against
more than 100 for the Payne-Aldrlch
act of 1909.
Too simple it probably was for a
car later Augunt 10 1790. congress
passed "An not making farther iprovls-
ion for the payment of debts of the
More deftly the punnose of the next
tariff bill us it passed on .Mareh 2 1792
was stated to be "for the raising of
farther sum of money for the protection
of frontiers" evading any remarks
about protection of Industries. Its du
ties were Increases anl one duty Im
posed was coal per bushel four' and
Two years later the famous Tripoli
troubles arose und congress on March
2tf. 1794 passed un act to protect the
commerce and seamen of the United
State against the Rnrbary powers.
This act slapped on a general Increase
of two and one. half and 10 per cent ad
valorem duties. The starute stated it
self t.- be temporary for one year but
the title iprnved tu he too goo1 1- ti be
wasted. Yeur by year after clear up to
181.1 congress reiterated its laudable
purpose re-enacted its Increased sehe-
dales and announced It was going it-
ter the Barbary pirates with a rnntlnu-
utlon of the tariff for unolher twelve
In 1813. however the nation went to
war with Great britulu und in a hasty
und brier paruiiraph of statute congress
arinouiicvJ "an additional duty of loo
per cent on all permanent duties" to be
collected for the duration f humilities.
' The tut vii Imported salt incidentally
got up to .0 cents u pound.
Tli is was ubollt the end of Die rally
tariff em according to the compilation.
' For the next 40 years mom vf the acts
were labelled "to reduce duties" This
they pluinly did for suit tux was placed
ut' 10 cent! a bushel. Congress wu
fruitful of enactments "tu release from
iluty iron pnvuitM fvr railway" und
Presidential proclamations reduced
rchedules even further. One dated Feb-
ruary 2."i ISIS noted that "vessels and
subjects of His Holiness the Pope" were
no longer to be churgi-d higher customs
rates because reciprocity wirn the Holy
See had been arranged.
But the tariff (lime back will! the
beginning of the Civil War. Congress on
March 2 1SCI paso( "An net to pro-
vide for payment of outstanding treas-
ury notas." It was compose! f $
pages if tarllf chcdul-s. This length
foreshadowed the modern era.
With misplaced optimism on July
14. 1802 emigres asserted it had pas-t-d
nn act Increasing temporal lly the
iuties un Imports. The sueciMiliig war
enactments took the word temporary
completely out of the congressional tax-
With the end of the Civil War ml
r-fduclng Import duties went Into ef-
fect. -but -n March 3. Diss when the
modern political controversy over tariff
wa well under wuy. the title was nl-
mwt as politely evasive its the version
ii Unit the Uurbary piiatc. It. was" called
"An art to reduce internal taxation."
tine or two ineusures delgned as re-
duction Intervened uni then congress
mine Iwn-k after renturv. to speak us
"trHlphtfouviirdly under President Me-
'Klnley In 1 SWT. us Jt iiu.l situler Presi-
dent Wa-lilrigton. The tariff label of-
tidall Wtw "An net ' to ein-olirage
the industries of the United Hlutr." The
I'uyne-Aldi Ich law. rimcled pome It
)! later used almost ('.tartly these
tMino wotMs. while pn lltlnnary draft
of majority proposals to tome before the
new congress which meets n week hence
Indlrkle that thi Moklnlev Vartliliitft.ini
1 rrednt will be rpecteJ again.
CHILD DROWNED IN PARTLY
FILLED lilCKET OF WATER
Iocklmrt. Texas April 8. The 11
month old sou of Elton llonnlak
drowned In a bucket of water at
Dilworth near Lockhart Tuesday.
While his inolhrr was outside feed-
lug thickens the hid sat on the side
of the half filled bucket playing
with the water. When Mrs. Ihino-
luk returned to the house she found
the t'hild headforemost in the
EXTRA SESSION OF
CONGRESS APRIi A 1
MAY BE (HAIKMAN MINOK1TK
CAICIS: THINKS CONGRESS
WILL CONVENE UNTIL D VIE
Charles I). Carter has returned to
Washington where congrc-.ss will con-
vene in extra session on the 11th of
this month. Mr. Carter Is of the opin-
ion that the' congress will remain In
session probably until time for the
regular session next December. It is
also his opinion that legislation will
take u wide trend und will cover many
subjects. He states however tlil the
chances are that the first part of tin
session will be devoted utmost exclu-
sively to a revision of the tax laws and
of tariff und other legislation affecting
the financial Interests of the country.
Mr. Carter has been Informed that
there Is a demand for his services as
chairman of the minority caucus. If
this duty comes to him It will place
him second in power in the minority
power in congress. Air. Carter Is hot
seeking the place. If it comes to him
he will accept but unless il coiiie-j with-
out effort he will not accept it.
Mr. Carter's reasons are these that
the caucus chairman must have ihe
solid support of his party or he be-
comes useless in that capacity and
should any one seek a leadership that
did not come to him naturally then he
could not be the natural leader his
power would be artificiul and he would
not have the strength that comes from
u willing cooperation.
HEAD m VARIOUS
lis.sioners held their
informal manner city
The commissioners derided upon
heads of various department and at
the regular meeting tonight they will
be in their appointed posts.
W. !. Honk from the Second ward was
placed lit 4 he head of the file and
police department the same position
he held under the old admin. stratkoti.
A. lMdlcman from the Third ward
Was named a commissioner of water.
lighW and .'ewers; K. S. llendoii from
the Fourth ward commissioner of
streets and nlUy.i. and I:. W. Imke
from First ward cotnnihtsiuner of fin-
ance. All old city employes in tie- vaiio'is
departments have been letuinrd. und
urcording lo u statement of .Mayor
Oyer there will be no ladicol uphea-
vals at the present. In fact then- Is a
general f.slmg among m finals and
heads of departments that ull old em-
ployees Will be retulllisl If they lull
imue the duties it-guiivd III their le-
Tonight will maik the first ovular
session of the hew board und sexeial
matters of iiniioii.iiii e will be lii for
discussion quite n number of specta'
tors aie expected to be present to lake
note of the uNlotl of the newly elect-
ed city olfli luls. Major ler w.ci at
his office early this morning l.iklux
churge of aff.ins and preparing to t
Into the llano s.s lor the In; I interest 1
the taxpayers of the cit Mr. Dyer
says that he hu.s not luu h to rav for
publication ul this tune iirefetiinit
lllther to let (Vellts shape thrill hi s
Willie he Is f.itmhai ir.ing Inliiself with
the lenuirelllellts of bis olflii'e.
AT MONDAY FORUjW
Come to nn el your in !! ehll nty
officials Is the inessiut't .latos Unroll
ws'retarv of the l hainhcrVwr Cimm-'iss'
Is seiiiling Milt to members of the or-
guniiatloii fur the '.Momluy ms.n Forum
All of the city .officers the M.iyor.
rommlHMi wiers ihiif of sin-e scIiin.I
Isiard members and -thi'rs will he h
rial guests nl the noon Forum meetuif
Monday and It will be a splendid op;or-
(unity for a rent gel-together gitm-
nUllltltlHl llieetillg. l:very member of tile
I'hnintx'r of Conmen"e nhotild Im- pres-
ent. Luncheon at ?0 tents per "pl.ile will
he serve.l promptly ut 12.10 o e. k ntid
thn inrs-lliiir will close promptly Hi I 10
o'clock taking up not ntoie thttn one
hour. Mr. Da mm stntrs.
Those desiring to alien-! should notify
the CIiiiiiiIk r of Commerce b It o'eksk
U CIIV coiiwi
4! In jii
I lilillilrju r
START OF Ti nilST
ilA" ft it VH
Tnis photograph shows a scene durinjr the first dr.ig hunt ever held in
persons followed the hounds. Shining at I 'ark Cin.le. in tliooklvn ih..
k Hoad where
the hounds took
The pack was from
Hie W hitney
COCKTS MAY If AYE TO ( UlSi:
OK JIDGES WOlCJi I It EE
"NO Fl NDS AVAILVIlLi;"
Muskogie Oklu. April 8. Invo-
lution of the slate legislature means
that the three district judges in
Muskogee and Wagoner counties
Will be forced to work without.' sal-
ary or suspend their courts entirely
in lln- opinion of Senator. S. Morion.
Kilt herfot (I. of Muskogee who re-
turned from Oklahoma City today.
Senator : 1 1 1 h i lord said the three
Institutions in this county Ihe
M hool for the blind the Connors'
Agricultuial College and the negr
industrial school at Tall would be
without funds July 1.
OF WILD WEST OF
PIONEER DAYS IN
SUNSET U. S. LAND
TALES OF HIGHWAYMEN'S MF.'I II-
ODS ItlYAL STOICIES OF OIT-
LAWIIY IV STAGE COACH DYS
OF NtlK I'll AMT.KICA
Euenos Aires April 8. 'Die "Far
South" of Ihe Argentine republic has
been the scene lately of a series of ad-
ventures the account of which reads as
though it had been lifted from some
l'nili"l States story of the "Will West"
in its palmy days of lawcssu":
I'kiiih T seme vi" me ranenes of Ihe
territory of Panta Cruz dissatisfied
Willi the humdrum life of shce; shearing
and t(hcei tetniing which i.; t'ne occupa-
tion of the feat majority of the peo-
ple In those remote rege ns n verted
themselves into a ban 1 of hii-'hraliger
and commence I to bold iiii lb. inhabi-
tants ill the best Jes:. lanis style.
".eir example was ipiekly fcjllowe.l by
their feiliiws on many other e .tabllsh-
nu nts nn.l among them tnev soon "riob-
llii'sl" formidable can::s . f ih spi rad.ws
Vlllei: terroil7el die best parts of the
territory with ulnolute impunity. Their
number was eaiim.-iH d ut ocr iiou.
The bnnJit-i who Were Will ariind
with .rifles und mounted on llo lust
horse--. rai led . all the hl.vlic-.-t . .fab-
li"hmenti. burned file buiUlllU's stole
till- VUliiabb s lo be found HI .1 ohliKe-l
Hie employes to J in thivi- lariks. IHeii
win ii tiny .inittiil tins list ouliage
tiny Wouid e:i tin- o'.VIo r Mil his
employes in J le lph-si eiitidli In t.il-
l)iiig off all tile horses on the i;..n e.
Ill certain int.iiiees they did a great
deal of waiitiei l una.;.; such as th"
wrvckum of -h. uiiii; machinery unJ
the cultuu of iinJary b nee -.
Til" p.llile lle-v ealiMil nmollij jthe
'1 eep farinei-s und others w.i-i so great
thai many of Un m ubaluloned tle-ir
propertii s and fl-d.
The police hot i.-ihiv tli.ili olio in-
Ill1 r with the ' clc-lll)"' lull VUlfelrd
.l. t. at with in. my i imi. dl.es
The Aiueiitine i;om rnnieiit finally
-ent raVahy to . j Willi (h- band If.
Seine of the milder -phili union the
"ii-bels" t;ne llninsel.s up while
tilers tltllllh' I ll'g I'boul Ho J look i.l the
iie'.iiilaiiis aril still minis .l to the
ildiolnlli l.ltl'.iil-. of O.'.lltnit Where
tiny in. nporti-1 still to be iiial.ing
WEATHER HAN AfiREES
TO FURNISH fOLDER
Ukl.iliolti-i l'il April S A heavy
Imst iiiviilig piacleallv the .otire
r tate Is t..re.Mt f..- tonight by the
Wfiithcr biirr;i bere.
Timiei.itii-i s . throughout the
state will Vary from below fi. .nig
III the lAtl-lllo lieithe-t to a-
proMiliiili ly fiom .11' to :pi ibi i'M-
Ablle Hi il !ti Ihe i-itttctn and voiith-
HI sut will aiv frotn .14 to 4 J
itegtH'S the Ion-ca t m
Slliiht ivoib'i ntlon is i tpii t i -moiton.
Tonight mid i.Mio.irov
Will Ih fair the blln mi annoiinci i.
Wii fl iPKioii Secretary Ivnby an- :
pnuiiceil I'l l iv that npp'icaliotis would '
! lei iMved at the l:iv ih parloirllt 10
ft' vaciinciis in I he hum of s i v 1 1 in-
rlneirs of the n.ixy witli tii rank of
Jiinl-.-r gisile In tit. -n int I'reliioiioiry et-1
-ldiintiell isipers mifl be ubrtilt'e I b
(iii.lid.itn In I. io May 10.
DRAG HUNT EVER HELD
uu the trail which 1. 1 nver tin-
kennels on Long Island.
Delegates From Centraland South
Early In May to Discuss Plans of
An Elaborate Trade Expansion
AND MNY TDOI'SAND LI-SS
SIIIITEHS I'M.ESS K 1 ES
AKE .l VTI Iil ally 1(1.1)1 ( I'.
Chicago April 8. Eleven thous-
and fewer employes Were on tile pay-
roll of the CTihMgo. Ib.rk Island
and i'ai.-ifii- railway company on
i-Vbrinry Ls. 1921 than were there
the day the government relinquish-
i d control of Ihe laiiruad Kebruaiy
"ft. 1 nrrurdiiig to the annual r.--li.oit
of roinl made public tuday.
UNIT; CO OPERATE
POOLING - SELLING
I NIITCV UON OF I'UO I) I (' I KS
TIIIIOI l.HOl T IMTED STATES
KEMAINS THE ONLY I NSl)I.V-
I'KODLEM I 0IC ASSOC I T10N.
Chii.-.-ur.. April X I'nificalion of
wheal growers of tin; country behind
the national i o-opeiative rain mark-
eting corporation voted In-io yesterday
remained tod.iy still lo be a.ioiiiplish-
td. W. M. .Mcl.lre.vy of V.'icliita. Kati-
sa; . ... rctary-lrca-airer of tic nation-
.'it V h.-at growers tissin-iation. which I
Ins hem Mginni- pin p.-r ceiii pooling J
coiiii. lets for this year's crop -.aid hi-;
boulll of llll'ectols WOllld
I- IO PU.S.SI
on the plan adopt.-! which calls lor
In any las.- .r. Mclli.ivy . .ii he
favoi.-il 1111'uteiiaiicr o; the oiganii-
tion he represi-ntisl.
The tioiihwest group wlia h al-o vv.i.s
defcaled in Its light 'or coTupiiHi V
pooling should come mt.i Hie .!.iu hut i
on tie- ba-ii nl maintaining Its iwii
oi giini.i.itioii and coiiiiniiiiig with il-' j
lmj p. r cent iMiiiliiig n.iiii.o i: accord !
illg to the views of lloilt'i' C JeWettj
of :-p. l..ine ashipiili.ii. expie-.-. to-
day. Mr. .Icwi ii i i ecu kiI manager of
lie- in i I It w i--t whiat giow-i-.- a--iocia-t
on which is the - eltiioj a-'eiu lor
state UM-an ia'lon.s in V a J.il.Kt' ii. Ida-
bo ( ii . goti Mid Montana.
"I am going l..u k to 1 1- - . 1 1 i -r. . 1 lo
the T eon iin inbi iv. of the i-i.iiluu-t
wheal runvcis o-soi lata n. that they
Join the national in iK ling cui'iiora
tloll." Ml. Jewel t a.
'We liaVe ulieadv liii.ii r coiiliael
I VJ to ':! iihUio'i bit-le Is oi nli -.ii. We
are In hj II).- uni- wlo .il grnwi or-
u.ilii.'.il'e'ii a. tn. ill v operating mid I a
loiu I. ii nil I and h .11 l'
gl.ol l.i give tin- bond -l ihr.cloi i of
the lew i o i J ii .fa t loll til" I" 10 fit oi our
n I ii-iice both as lii oi g.iiiijtioii and
1 1. I.al if any lie .con e ol i ompnl oi y
i.nlii.- I - -1 1 the li.ite.li.il win mi i..ov
is a--." latiott in all emb.iir.i-' nig p.e'i-
ln ii. Mr. M. l in- y v ii.l.
' Our a' o-I. ilk ii is eoiiiiintt. l.i lln-compul-oi
pi. in. me I what ;o-h..i we
ll.i:l tale op the optional poolillk -"
t. in will base to l e tci-i.. d I . i.iir
luald ot illleiloli" he . ( t l ihiii'c
our iin iiiii' i top will he l.uge.v gtiel'o
l.y whni Tli- lio.ii.l il . il. v inn item
In I 4 lllllllli. I .'ll'l I'l"l all I We ill.' ol
glllliVi.l ill Ti Ml" llkl tliolll.l Iv.Hl .11
Culi'iado. . I l.i I i an I N.nlh li.ikota
iKI.HOM i.l-.l's m;; j
l:Olltl 0)N ENl ION j
Mi. kiiece. f ikla.. Ai. til H.-Mu.i-kn!..i.
won Iho 1!"J eiuveiithti !'
the . vepii. titli .h iiia t of Rotary
ci h i in. img in Wichita. Ivm-sis
-ir. ol iling to wold received 1 1 Ull
ic Ii it i le.liy. T.ie distm t is eoin-
. .1 of Missouri. Kansas up. t tk-
I ihoina and Is sn. l bo the l.uy.-st
It. i.n liln. t ;n lh world.
Oklahoma tonight i -I h r
IifhV) fiosl; f-.itui'vl.iy fair.
IN NEW YORK CITY
tie - 'itv of New York
properly in Flat-
llnv I'mn. whiin.
SOlTIIWESTEliN AND (EMItYL
SECTIONS OF THE COMMERCIAL
WOULD OF V. S. WILL LENE-
l ir DY INCUKASI.b Kl slNESS
St. Louis April S. Ui-legaiions from
2" foreign countries will meet in New
Orleun-1 May and 4 in cornice tiou
witli the third annual cufteention of the
Mississippi Valley Association to form-
ulate plans lo bring about i h.e.er trade
relations with their re.vpecilvc. coun-
tries and the United States it was an-
nounced today by the picdih-ni of the
Mississippi Vall-y Association. .
L'v.-ry .South and Central American
republic aa w'.-ll as many European na-
tions will be reproseiiled al the con-
vention Mr. Merrlci; the ui-aociution'S
president k tales.
tl lie foieir.n Oi l gales will confer with
Valicy commercial and agricultural in-
tercts in lie.- itiicie-i of recirucal for-
eign i ommerc..-.
liitail.il Inforniaiion regarding the
class of products of other countries
which the Valby territory might pur-
chase is to be (lisseiiiiiiate.l hy the for-
eign visiiocs and tlnough discusslon-i
on the subjects of foreign credits fin-
ancing port facilities and marker con-
ditions reiiiiied lo foster Imports into
the I "nil .-d Stales will lake place. The
Valley ilih-eatrs are to r. spotid and
give Hi.- foreign visitors detailed iu-
foirualion concerning the products of
Ihe Valley available for export ability
I if lie- .Mississippi V.-ill.-y tu finance
I for. iv ii tiaile. and the dev i-lopmeul ot
n-w markets and ship li'ies vv'nicli will
! losier li-aile reiations bet wvcii the for
eign iieivlioois and tlo- fnitcl Slates.
While Hi.- (l.sctis'-ion-i will be made
ill the ma.it bv 'all"y business and
agi ici.ltuial iiitire:t.s Mi. i rick an-
nounces thai it is ii 1- t planned lo have
several speakers of national proin'.-
in nee on loiiimi-ice iiinl trade rpeak
for tin- Infoi illation of tie- foi.-iL'tl dch-
Ib-lberl HiikV'-i-. ; -eictary ol com
tn.-lee. Is ixpilted to i. li'.r I lie pflll-
i ipal u.lilre;-; a.i t. 'o.-h.m trade dm-
ii.-i lo nhiili the foi.-ien .1. j.-iutioiis
have been invitid. The subject of his
addie-.-i will be "old and New 1 loim-s-tie
and l-'oreign M ii Ui l i "
Hoo'.-. i 's ai'n a' an. ar i h. conven-
tion is in line with a ivn'iil request
mad- of the in vv adiuinn ti ..I ion. that
tin- vaitous ca'.in.-l no ml. els a.!-il a
' nieie I. h. ill plan if all. inline pr.um-
I re 11 l.Mllici ile
ami coiiv.-ntioiis. In
.- intoi ination may he
line . to lot in ihe
-. . i nne lit rooognit ion
:.ili. n i t t 1 1 J and to
nllt O t-. betWC-U the
llio ifi.lusti n-s ol the
r that :
1.: ).-. ;
01 olllot - I I
gnvei linn III
Aiehihald KjiIi-. i i'"'-idi tit of the
I'. till Int-i n; ti mil Cuihnig Coin-
puny vmII . I . i a.l.li s the a-.so. ia i ion's
lole.i n t'.ol- ' Ollleleli. e .lll'l llcUO-
tl.lt I i IIII lio'.V lll'lh l- W.IV to I edit'..'
the ic. -t inoiiiiiii-iil speaker obtainable
lo a Mi i s t lie i out'. 1 1 ii. .-. 1 1 -in the
i.inl.s of the I'ei- .rn '1'iade -'lratK ing
i .it ii -il . which v.a : ic.-iiilly o'U.iu-
i.s.l l the AioeiH.iii Cuik.ls Associa-
te n pi liii.ii i poi is.
A iliiiner is lo e t. ml
d i he visiting
. 1 1 pi i ii iiliug
.e the ll.'-.t..
dm ii. litis
foreign it. I rations i
of 'J The ih .
the V.ih y I'M itm
in llio I. i.-oo i.
Adv iiit e in'criii it
the Mis. l Mp'.i Will.
Ini u.iilat.' plans .nn
I'm' t he oi ga niiit ion
i .1 iiohcai. s i h.ii
A. "..H-i.itii.ti will
ig t lie con v . I lion
.f Mich iv IP1 oca!
n-n it. cle
in.o hmot as IlillV" I."
I the I. lose;:! pll .sihlo ri-
ll t Ile pi . nine. I .:. IllatlU-
i ibiiturs' Uink.-i s. und
Mi ; ssippi all. v and
in Latin Aiinina the
of the o.poiMlllhlles
i. !... itw. c
f i. till. iv. dist
li a nl.
Ii. .vv ollerlm: in the Ali-'sis lippl '!ley
for iloiniinit nig in foreign field- the
lI'J.s l.ltioll'--- plildellt nay::
'The I'aiiiiilia I'nniil bus brought the
i it i. m ami w e: t r.Ki I of South Anurii a
4. h iiiiiiu.ril.il doorway of the
I nit.-d Stales and the threshold of that
1l1mru.1v Is the Uulf of .Mexico With its
"N.tv i::al l.' linking of the S-t Uivv-
retire with the 1 ; real likis and the
Mls.-i . nppl Itiv. r will gjive a is.in
llli.cinl oiltl't to the l-llllopcan trad
of Iticslinlalih1 Value to the M -ii-slppl
il. y l-.r It will give the Valb y chiap
nil water transportation frotn Inhil
t'oiiT;nii"d on lge Two)
ACTION -OF THE LEGISLATURE PLACES
UKLAHOMA ON PAR WITH BUSINESS
POLITICS ( HECKS THE
DEI; IN THE MEANTIME
The slate legislature has fixed
things so tli;it iC you are u young
nuin wanting un education go to
some other state; if you feel that
you are the parent of an incorrigible
oilier state to find un asylum; if
you are the parent of an Incorrigable
boy or girl send them to some
other state's Industrial school. The
only state institution open for your
your convenience is iho state peni-
tentiary. WITH NO MONEY IN
WORK ON CAPITOL
OF "ROOT OF ALL EVIL"
Hill SE ENVTKO M EN T
CON'TINl'K TO J.OOK
LIKE FA KM.
Oklahoma City April a. Improve-
ment of the gounds around the capitol
has slopped a;; u result of tin- failure
of the legislature tu provide money for
continuing the work and convicts em-
ployed on the job have been returned
to the penitentiary ut McAllister i'ris-
otiers in camp at the edge of the capi-
I tol grounds were busy for the lust three
days loading machinery und other prop-
erty on cars to be taken lo McAlester
and the last convict was to be sent back
Extensive plans for improvement of
the capitol grounds have been prepared
by George '.. Kessler of St. iouis-landscape
urchltect. They provided for
parking the forty-acre area extending
in triangular shape from thy capitol
.southward to Sixteenth street. Ii was
estimated the necessary grading could
be finished by next fall.
Since the convicts were moved here
last spring they have moved approxi-
mately 1 Ilil.Otll) cubic yards of dirt ac-
cording lo estimates from tho superin-
tendents records. The dirt for the
most part has been graded down from
the hillsid- on the east side of Lincoln
boulevard south of the capitol and plac-
ed in the depression on the west side
of the boulevard. There bus been nn
average of thirty-nine men and twenty
teams at wnrk. Total cost for main-
tenance of the ramp has bi-en approxi-
mately J-O.OiJil. and the cost of moving
the dirt was estimated ai un ayeiai.'e of
IS rents for c m h cubic yard. George
I'eiry of .McAlester was superintend-
ent of tiie camp.
When the legislature adjourned there
was pending a bill appropriating Sl.'.DOO
. ! for
capitol improvement work for the
remainder of thi ; fiscal jeur. The hoard
of public affairs asked for S2TS.UV0 lo
complete gnuliug paving and parking
of i In- grounds dining tie- next two
Harri. on. Ark. Offieia' of the rail-
road brotherhood union ejected from
this place W'edtiosil.iy because of al-
leged ai-ila'ion in f.ivor of stnkisj-s
said thluilgh their attorneys here th-y
would uk for an investigation into
their ejection when it convenes hole
LEARN TO DO UNPLEASANT THINGS
TluTf is more Hum one kiiul of harmony in business or-
ganizations. One kind has a tinjje of the mollycoddle and the milksop.
Simply Li'iause men like each other h no reason why they
tan work effectively together.
I!e able to work with others no matter whether you
happen to like theni or not.
A lit'le friction is a good thing. You can get a quicker
polish with sandpaper than with velvet.
Do thing you don't like to do. It is good for you. Work
with people you don't like. -It will be a bracing stimulating
No matter how much other people's personalities may jar
on you if you are nil intent upon the same goal all working
earnestly for the same object you will find that there will
be harmony harmony of tho more useful sort.
The business world does not need pollyannas and pussy-
footers. It demands red-blooded fa in est active fighters.
If you keep busy at your work fighting for your firm
active in your employer's interests you will have little time
to think about the irritating faults of your associates.
"An association of men" said Thomas Jefferson "who will
not quarrel with one another is a thing which never yet
Some organizations use up all their energy in an effort
to be harmonious. Waste of effort. Uusy yourself with
getting the thing done. Sparks may fly at times but there
will be real action production and accomplishment too
T. WITHOUT- FUNDS AND
Without Available Funds
and Having No Satisfac-
tory Collateral Useless
to Appeal to Banks
WILL HAVE TO CLOSE
THE YOl'TIf SEEKING AN EDt'CA-
TION. THE INCORRIGABLE THE
INDIGENT INSANE SCOlTtGEll
UY m ow.
Oklahoma Cily April 8. The Anom-
alous situation in which a slate faces
:t lack of funds with which to maintain
Its institutions and departments while
tlie largest amounts in the history of
the slate reposes in its treasury exist
in Oklahoma today according to a
statement cf . N. Iecraft state treas-
urer. Mr. Ieecraft said today there is $!.
!)0:IIUt) in the state treasury the great-
est revenue fund ever held by Okla-
homa. l-ucli of appropriations Ly the legis-
lature however makes it impossible tu
use It he said.
"I don't believe anyone who know
tiiat Oklahoma is one of the richest
state in the union Is really afraid of
our credit" .Mr. Leeeraft said.
No action hns fceen taken by Gover-
nor J. D. A. Robertson today In con-
nection -with the providing of funds foi
The governor last night issued a state-
ment to the people of the statu in
which he denounced the house of rep-
icientatives for adjourning under exist-
ing circumstances and called upon the
citizens of Oklahoma to advise him as
tj the proper course to take.
The .-rtatement declared' the adjourn-
tnent wn. crime afjainrt the stule
which cannoi be explained away or
condoned." and that It waa -bolstievisin
Referring to a special session the
statement said that "if any man can
show me. good reason why we should
have a speciul session I Would welcome
Oklahoma City April 8. No dc-fi.
uiency certificates to furnish emer-
gency money tor any idate department
or institution for the rvmaiuder of this
fiscal year will be issued Croverriur
Robertson said Thursday. Recause the
legislature failed to make appropria-
tion to pay deficiencies already ap-
proved it will be useless to auk banks
to furnish money on additional certifi-
cates the governor Find. Under the
law the governor has the right to Issu
nearly $1000U0 In deficiency certifica-
tes during the remainder of this year
If he can find banks to accept them.
Winning thai evtry state depur'.uient
must confine its expenditure to the
exact amount available for the remain-
der of this year regardless of emer-
gency needs lor more money was
given by Governor Robertson Thurs-
day at a conference of department
heads. The governor sa.d thut any of-
ficial who permitted expenditures to
exceed money already appropriated by
Ihe last legislature would be prosecuted
under tho strictest Interpolation of th
law. Warning of a similar nature was
given in letters to ull slate Institutions
No additional inmates will be ud-
milted to statu charitable and tlonji
synary Institutions as a result of tkw
failuie of the legislature lo pr6vid for
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