The Oklahoma City Times (Oklahoma City, Okla.), Vol. 26, No. 268, Ed. 1 Monday, February 22, 1915 Page: 1 of 8
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EXCLUSIVE ASSOCIATED PRESS REPORT
VOL. XXVI No. .118.
OKLAHOMA CITY MONDAY FEBRUARY 22 1915.
prick on CIHT.
Scandinavian Neutrals In Con-
It rince Keganling Torpedo-
iu of lialridge.
BOMBS ON ENQLLSU TOWNS
l.one formaii Aeroplane Make
Sunday Visit Ulb Scant
LONDON Keh. 22. Tlie Norwegian
freight atcainer Culm hound from
Loudon to I tot l hi itu ill . was sunk today
In H (iiIIInIoii In tin- North sou. So fur
a h In known no IIvi'h were lost. The
Culm carded an offli liil mull hag of
t lu Amcrhuu couiuitsslou (or t lie re
1 Iff of Belgium.
n.YMcUTII. Kng. Keli. 22. The
Western Dully Mercury snyls llml whtu
the Australian mull hont Mulnja with
4NJ passengers on hoard was entering
I lie K.tigllsh ship en mi I u Sutiinhiy u f !
eiiHKiii when she was ordered to slop
hy an unknow n armed iih'h hiiiiliniin.
The mallbnut Ignored the order and
luuur. ior i lymoiii n i of rciiniii nie uicr-
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I ll'. III! ICIl nilllll. I III .1II1MIJII Irfli ll''l
LONDON. Keh 21! --Oermiiny ii
siihniarllie Idorkmle emit iiiiien to he
th itilef tnpli .if Interest In the fill-
ed KliiKdnMi. u It liotih llrlllah ihlp
plug apiinienily k itiuvliic with lt
uauul frerdonv The Heandlnavlaii
neutrala however are ahowlni nnn h
alarm over the ultnutlon a great
KPiiaallnn having heen mimed In
thou rountrlea hy the torpedoing of
th Norweglttn steamship BelrlilK
off Pnlk'tone last week Itnprearn-
tatlve of the fVimdlniivlun eoiin-
trtea are holding unother ronferene
today the outrome of which la await-
ed with much tntereat hy neutral
The quemlon of a nu.al convoy. It
la underatood la helng eonaldered ae-
rloualy at the conference hut the
gunrded comments of the newnpnpera
ahow that It In rrcofnled anch a atep
might lead to war
The queatlon of the right of the
rrewa of .five Danish ahlpa to refuae
to anil for Kngllsh porta now la he-
fore a court which la eonalderlng
their aicuae thut Oermany la not
likely to reaped a neutral flug.
following' precedrnla. which aeenia
to haye made Kutuluy a popular duy
for aucli ralda. a tone Herman aero-
. plane flaw over aeveral eaal coaat
tnwrri hiat night ilrnpnlng hoinba.
rreandent Npenda Two
Hut Iteea Not Speak.
WARHlNfiTON Keh. -JJ. - - tleorge
VialiUiKtmra birthday anniversary
wax celebrated today In every depart
tneiit of the cnpltnl
I i .
I resident Wilson nltembsl exerclsm
tinder the ailnpli-OM if the Daughter
nf the Amertimii lli nlml.. u
- - . .-.linn )
of the Hevnlutlon and the Sona of the j
American devolution while he waa au
Inlereated listener for two hours he
"in mil make an address. Senninr
Tcwnaend waa the principal mmnker
lu congrea. (ieneral WashliiKttNt'a
inrowell addnxoi waa read and both'
Iiouaoa o'li-lirated the day hy working.
All the eireutlve department ware
The Women Teace party had a
masa meeting at which John Hnrrett
tllreiior general of ihe Tan-American
tnilon wa the prliKliml shaker
ALRXANDRIA. Va . Feb iiuh
Inannle dlgnltarle from all orer the
country gathered here tdtlav fon th..
fifth annual enmeutluti of the utnirge
Washington National Masonic memiirl
I aesalon. The to-lcty ha for lta pur
pose tne ciilleetloti of fund thrmiirh.
out the country for erection of a Ma
annic temide hre aa a memorial to
Wnnhtngton And Incidentally a a r
poaltory for the . irleelea Washing
tan relic now atored here. .
following a preliminary bulnea
enalon the ilelegate went In a body
to Mount Vermm where wreath were
placed nn W ashlngton tomb. To.
night they will attend the. annual
banquet- of Washington Alexandria
lodge. Senator Burton of Ohio will
be the principal aaker.
The convention 1 ex peered to clous
tomorrow with the election of offi
NRW TORK. Fch. 22.-ratrlotle
etvle In fifty fatrt" ' nd ply.
grounds In many church and - ar
norle and In Washington'! head-
rpwrter nn Washington height mark.
Ml lha arrangement for the com
Bierfloratlon In New York today . nf
VVaahlntrtrm'a hlrrhdar. At the princi-
pal celebration In Brooklyn. Cokmel
Theodore RiMwtevelt w;n to deliver the
dilreaa.. c .' ; ft-
it Waa aunminrcd tod? that West
fit tad obtained g Ollbert Mtnart
painting nf Waahlnglnti. Mis Anna
Bartlett Warner of Conatltntlon la-
land. In flie Hndnon river near Wert
lnlot. whn died last year bequeathed
the painting to the enrp of cadet. It
' tn he i bung. In the headquarters
The painting la valued at t2fi.nno.
Mlaa Warner awttlrwil It several veer
Jm and It wa rm nf the wio high-
Ur rtaed worka of art in her koma.
FIKE CAUSES- I'AMC
SI. Uui lllaie Melt Electric ('-
bit. Throwing Motrin in Darkness;
Guests Flee to Streets.
KAST ST. Lor IS. I-.I.. 22. Fire of
mysterious origin which spread with
llghtnltic like rapidity In the (filter of
tin IiiinIiii-nn district of this oily lislny
onuscil piosTlv iIiiiiiiiko -1 1 1 1 1 ti t I III
Uiore t hull $."hUsI.
Tin' rutin business Miithm wa
thrown Into darkness v Hie molting
of electric cables panics wore ereulis
In ii a rt itit-iit houses mill hotels liritr
the scene ami the greater nrts of
four city squares were destroyed. The
fire followed h ii explosion In h fund
I i nests ul I lie A Into lo. lei nniheil
Into lobby In their night clothes ami
ai'ore of fHinllles were drlveu Into
the streets In mint attire.
Itloulnic I i" of I telyn 'ne Offl-
rial WasliiiiKlon In Womlor What
ill llnpi'ti Ni l
VAHIII.(ITi'. I'eh L':' SlnUIn
of the Alll'-I ll nil Nleatller i:i lvn off
the tlerinun njsi premiiiialily tiv a
mine. HllhoiiKh the errw u "aveil. !
hioiiKht lhllv In fur. nfflrlHl Waldi- !
liiU'oii loilnv Hie il.i lkth to whli-h
an eK"ln are enpourd In th
In I lu
I'iihsI Of K lllllll
The AniiTi.'iin n.
wiuiiIiik th.it nt is
on A merli m v i'Ih
of war niK
Since the miiiIhihI
IV.iflh Hfa hu l.c.i
Herman) and Clem
ii the seu tone"
t 'he ur. the
iiiiiii-d In both
Hhi in n and an
addeil warning was Klwn In in-iiliul
coinnien-e by the (iiriiuiii reply to
the American note lust wick in an
nouncing that mines would t- strewn
.lln the waters son oumliin: 1' i. ni Hit. .
ill n ana tne kiikiiiIi cliaiiiirl
Heretofore In mine zones p unm
have been offered fur neutr.il .s-
Mcla Whether the Kvelyn h.nl an
portunlty to iibtaln a pllm as a
liieatlnn upon which officials etpe t
definite Information tomoirow fi..m
Anihusiuulor I'uge at l.nnd.m ami
AmliBfaador tlernrd at Merlin in
mm the atute ilepartiuent has dl-
livrlyn "tllown I'p."
The only meaaagn before the de-
partment thla morning wan from
(Continued on Last I'agp )
I1KFAI) PKOHF HAl.TI' ll
"L"U 1 "uuu nniil I. if
(hbago Biokrra llcfuae to Bare SaJe
lUcorda to liuaeilgaiura; Obllga-
llona to Cnatomrtst.
CIIICAOO Keb. J 2. Oruln brok
era engaged In bua nes nn the Chi-
cago board of trade have refuaed to
atthmlt their records tn govarnment
offhlala Inveatlgatlug the high coat
of wheat and flour. Aa a reault. It
waa declared today the Inquiry which
centera on the caimea for the ad-
vanced price of bread la at a aland-
tlll. Charlea F. Clyne! fulled Btatea dis-
trict attorney haa reported to Attor-
ney (lenaralOrefury that the brok-
ni a K T D0" '
contend thev art under einreaa m.
untend they art under eipreaa ob-
llgutlon not to divulge the tranaac-
i tlona of customer The brokers aa-
1 aertad It waa laid the name Immu.
. e 1 1 frnM lls..la.r .. 1 1 .. I ...
uMiiiinuic ajiiieu ui ineir
relation to their ciialomera in
tha llna between attorney and
The district attorney nought acceaa
to th hooka of the brokers to ascer-
tain whether lha rice of wheat waa
up to the actual demand for grain
ubroud or to speculation. n addl-
I " .k-.
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h. ODranr ... rnPn.- -
OPERATE OX ACTRESS
Klcht l-ef of "Oh lite Harah" Ampu-
tated In I'aria HpUal; Artraaa
BORDEAl'X Keh 22-Tlie right
leg of Mme. Sarah Hetirhardt the fa-
moil tragedienne waa amputated to-
day at the St. Augustine hospital at
The oieratlo made neceiMary by
an arftvtlon of the knee which had
caused much suffering for aeveral
year wa la-rformed hy prof. D
Luce of the Bordeaux Uuiveralty.
Prof. Poaxl wa to have conducted
tha operation yeaterday but he wa
called to the color to nerve at the
Val lie-(lrace hoeplial In Parla and he
found It tmpoaalhle to leave hla duties
for aeveral day.
MadamaBernhardt refuaed to auh-
mit to a delay of what sbo coura-
geously called her release from bond-
age and It wa decided that Profeaaor
I P to the moment when aha be -
ic Mm. Hnmhardt appeared cotirag -
hfoua and cheerful.
Telegram of aynuathr from all
V"Lt?T i'"u'-t; "t;Kav..ugh. wide circle of Med
An enonaon Vtter
auaii arriTeu at
Bordeaux today from ber English and
i re nc (i Tnenaa.
A bulletin Iwuted Immediately after
the operation an Id i
"The operation took place Monday
morning under th beat condition.
Ihe condition of Mme Bernhardt af-
ter the operation alo wa a good a
FOR AID OF CHARITY
CHICAGO ' Feb. 82. Thl waa
"bundle day" In Chicago. The com-
mittee lh charge hoped to collect one
million package containing clothing.
The bundle will be picked up tomor-
row and turned over to charitable or-
caulMtiona for distribution.
Washington Sees No Grounds
For Immediate AetUii on Sink-
i ib x ' American .Ship.
INVESTIGATION IS OKDKKtD
I nited States Naval Atjarbe In-
tttrucUdto Secure All Details
O II II U U (Mill O U O U O II (I
(. ill. in ll
company or this .ii)
tile eollun Hint whs Iu-iI In the "
lO HUlklug of the l.vel.Mi unord II
O Itiif In the stulemeiii uinde hy
O Mr. Hun U- liNluy. lie suld D
O Hie loss would lie hetwii'ii ()
O $iNimMi and rsKt.iUKI. II
O "I ll d llilnk we will lose 11
O iiiiMIiIiik.'' suld Mr. llanKs. In l)
O nnwer to ii question 'us the t)
ll niltiiii iis nil Injured." (
ll II ) II O II (I 1 1 (I ll II ll II (I O
M:V YOltK. Keh. JJ. WllllHin !..
I 1m 1 1 Us nf the flini w hlrli owned Hie
steiinishlp livehn sunk In the Norlu
said I la it ( Ills firm would iniike
no pintesi in ihe state ilcuii tnicnt us
he cunsldeieil the loss nf the ship dip-
to a win risk which he hud laken.
Mr. 1 In it Iks said that all his com
piitiy a MhiiN Were under orders not to
no tlirottiih the Knullsh diHiinel. 'I'he
flrtu at thla time has the four nuisled
schooner llalliHiini mnl two steam I
ships the YluisMit anil the llrwihll.ln
i IkiiiiiiI easlward.1 All are loaded with
'"'"" 'Hie Vincent which left here
Jiiuuary a. has .i..hI hales almiird
aud Ihe Itryuhlhhi which stemm-d four
days ago. has "i.tmii bales
left here .laniutiy .'Id with
The tut rk I
'i iMi bales
The LpieeiiHw. nimther of (he imiii-
pany'n VeaselH will lake on K7iK) balea
nf niltoli here ilurluc Ihe nejl few
days for Bremen.
WASHINGTON. Keb 22- Secretary
Daniels tisluy ordcnsl Coiuuianiler
i Waller II. tiherardl American naval
I a H ache at lterllti to Investigate and
make a full report on the destruction
nf the American Hteatner Kvelyn. Ho
I far official advlisst increlj have re-
portisl the sinking of the vessel and
her inrgoes. hut have ulven no detulla.
Sremrv Daniels explained t twtt his
lM rtlrw-lliig an Inquiry after
'the state department had railed on
' ambassadors at l.nndmi and Tlcrlln fur
(lltan thp .llHn(s
tails which isThape. mlnht not be In-
(CWiHinnsI nn I .est I'aae )
Zapala Troop Release Manufarturer
In 1eiro City ; Women Kuter I're-
teata. W ASIIIVlITOV Vol. 'iollrr T
Ithiwdes general manager in Meil.V
.. . . .
vny ior a naiiimore manuiaciuring
coin-em. taken a prisoner by Zapata
triHm tialay official dUimtche to
the alate department reMrl haa liecu
realesisl and returned to Meilco City
No Americans or other foreigners nre
under arrest at l'ledrs Negras an baa
Ou reprcsetita linns to (leueral Car-
raiita that vessels have Ihsmi iIhiiiiikihI
In Tauiplco harlair Issauso of the
turning out of lights In the llglitliunscs1
on the t a missile banks the general
haa agreed to atari the light again.
John Sllllman. Kimlal nqireseiitallve
of Ihe atate department joined Oeo-
eral Carraniui at Vera Cm Saturday
night. That I taken to Indicate that
railroad travel between the capital
and the gulf haa been restored.
The arrest and holding for ransom
of 1st) Roman Catholic priests by Car-
rania force In Mexico City waa at-
tended by organ I ms I protests of the
people. A procession of women marched
to the lira all I nn legation to ak the
Frotu . Monterey It I resirted there
ha been no fighting there for the laat
two week. Villa and Carrama force
have been retried battling for the
Villa forces have isvupled Roaarlo
on the Pacific aide and Carrania trooiai
are reported to have retreated toward
ARRANtiKMKNTM FOR FI SFR4I
OF KAVANAKiH NOT PEREKCTED1)"" re not imrtlcnlar a to whether
UTTLE RX'K Ark. Feb. 22. Fu -
neral arrangement for Judge William
.Marroaauge Kavauatigh president of
th Southern iMgtie who died at hla'nlshed by a local packing house today.
reldDce yeterday afternoon of apo-: Redtictbms from one cent to two cent
plexy.i had not bean completed today
according to announcement mad hy
c. c. Kavanaugn. Mr. Anna Kava
..i.i ... " k l ':
ia ""rt. Ky.e today accmxM
i h k. .a av.ni. ..i .... .
I L. V """"""
MAuaA v -w...l.vi- 6 . x
tlin.iiub.ail the t'nltait Ui.l.
celved by the family thin morulng.
FLOl R TAX CONHIDERKD
- tJW HOl'HE COMMITTEE
WASHINGTON Feb. 22. The
iKiuse way and mean committee had
before Ip for consideration tody the
Votlmm' bill prnpoalng to reeal th
tax on mixed flmtr. stqipnrter of the
measure ert that to permit th
nmuufaitnre nf flour consisting of a
mixture of milled wheat and milled
corn would aid materially the coun-
try' breadstuff mipply ami would tend
to reduce the coat of the food krtl-
cle. A pnflilhltlve tax waa Impoeed
on the mixed prnduil during the
Spanish-American war. and It neAer
hat been reuioveU.
Day In Congress.
Senator Risit read Washington's
farewell nihil ins.
Conferee on seaman's hill i .tn m
nil differences ladween Ii. .u-- mnl
Iiel.iile resumed on H rim n ri i r t
nil. m hill
KepiesciXmlve liarrclt of I clilicssis' i
lend llslllligtiill' farewell address
I .l hi I resinned on fortifh ulloiis up
Judiciary subcommittee resumed
liiklm; testimony III the ui-e of Fed
enil .Indue I Hi Hon of West Irglula '
The urns mnl means cuiuuiliicc put
till I'll Mill II llflK't lirtwl flulll e II ii r 1 1
no tkxas rriusiM;
MuroVir of White Malm On Hordrr
SrtieiliUrd for Ti) Does Not Or
I. Altr.no le-i. 'eu. ... o Hull I "
ciitl.iiid it...... r.M.rl il.i... ll... '1'. .... O
border Ibis fureliootl nf ti 1 1 v 1 1 y of1
the ulletied plot discovered h) federal
cffl.InU two wis-k ago In kill while
males over slfiis-n years and establish ;
11 1.111.11. .f VI. . I. mi I i....r.-.
Circulars which the federal ni;eiit-
dlsciiV eleil. fixed today fur the IU
hit: Aiialnle i.iinxaliv and Manuel
Klnucis are HwallliiM iri-liuiliiiirv
heiirliiK at Corpus ChrUil Teias nct
Sun. lav mi cIiiiikiw of seilllhiiis con
splrucy for activity In iromntliiK tl'
War at a Glance
'I he i.ciuuiu war nlfi'i- uiiiiotiuceil
toady thut the Kiisalau Tenth aiiuy
corpa was considered as lunliiK been
destroyed as a result of the Orruuu
victory lu Kuat Pruaala. ll Is stated
Hint more ttiau KMl.tXH) Itusslalia lu
eluding arvrn generals were captured
and that the pursuit nf the retreating
forces whs brought to hii eml. The
Uiislmi nrtlllery anthoi lllt-s however
acknow ledge no such losses. Thev ad
mit that one army corpa waa cut to
pleivs but assert that Hie malt) fore
eitrimted Itself lu the Vosgea fur-
ther tiennan Icliirtea'are claimed In-
rludlug Ihe capture of another town.
The Herman war office also at a lea
that ihe losses of the allies tn the re-
cent fighting near Chauipalgne were
"extraordinarily high." The French
war uffle announcement say a that
there have Into no next developments
of luiportaiiir on the west front.
The naval attache of the American
embassy In IteiTTn haa leeu Inatructed
to Invest Igate the aluklnf of the
American steamer Evelyn by a mltia
In the North sea.' It wan felt at
Washington nvwever that no dlaturb-
lug complication winld result from '
The loss of alnnait an entire araiy
corint lu the reifiit retreat from Kjist
I'rusala I admitted by the Hunnlau
geueral ataff In lta reralon of the
tier man victory. Of thla rorM It la
aalil only hrukeji and dlnorgniilted
portion escapeiL The auccea of the
tiermans la -attributed to the over-
w helming number of their tnaqia and
their auperlor triiiaiwrtatlou raclll-
1 nofflclal report from Tetrograd
say that the main Ituwlan army ea-
caiasl from the Herman trap and haa
In ttiru taken the offeunlve. Thla Is
corroborated lu iwrt by the Kusalau
. ..... .. .
siari wnico aiaie tuat woen I tie re
treating army reached the poaittonn
I designated by the HuMalan Command
ers. a atand waa made and Ihe tier
mans were repulsed with heavy
An aeroplane tsdlered to be tier
man wa fired on by wildler while
flying over Hwln territory and fonssl
to ilesi-end. The Herman government
reivutly made amend to Kwltierlaud
for violation of Hint country a ueu-
trallty hy aeronauts.
It 1 resirted In Rome that Poie
IteiieiUct again has approached Km
peror William In the hope of prepar-
ing the way for peace negotiations.
A Rome newapcr nay that tier-
many while enjoying an excellent
military poaltlon 1 - feeling more
keenly the effect nf the war and has
modified It view nn the luhject of
th condition of peace.
An Austrian mail ateamer waa
fired on hy an armed merchantman
In the Kngllsh channel bnt wa not
struck according to a dUpatch from
Plymouth. Otherwise there were tie
development In the situation which
f ha grown out of th Merman war
gone decree. I he lierlln report of the
sinking of a British transport lack
confirmation from any other axrurre.
I TEXAS MEAT 18 CHEAPER
EXCEPT TROM FINE STEERfl
ciimt WidiTll T cv.1. ooif
omr mriA tvuim turiu ivw VI i-j wuiyai v imimiii i.
fleer you ought to tie buying yourH'rui of Cedar-town tia.; William 11.
meat cheaper In Teiaa now than twolarry of Seattle Wash and tieyirge
I . ..... ua.l a..u. faby.. a a
month ago aci-onllug to figure fur-
per pound have beet) made (luce De-
cember 18 it 1 announced except In
case of fine iteer meat or whnle car
casaea. The prlivp of theae remain
Ismt the name.
PEACH TREES DAMAOFJ)
BY FREEZE M:AR RAN ANGELA
HAN A NO F.I A Tex.. Feb. 23-Hhll.
sleet and thunder and lightning and
heavy froat all ocenrred here last
night and thl morning. The froat. It
wa feared damaged peach tree
which were In bud.
(ikishnma-ioalabt fair evlderi Tuaa
LeHtslaaa-Timlflit generally rlondr
showers la aastera iHtrtloa. raider tnnlght
I aonhwest portlaa roUer Tmsxts;
Arkansas tontfht uaaettled ralu In
east pnrtlnn ekiaily ta weal Hirtl..ii.
Tiias.lay fair colder st lu aorthaesi
Kaa Texas -Tnalgat fair .older:
rnwaliig la sort h west portlen: Tnesilay
fair ioli1sr la the east port bin.
West Tlaa loalglit fair rattier lu
MiilltMst ortloa; Taenia fait.
A DEATH I
Rfjirestntalive Dirkerson .Makes
Speech Against utiiig
OTHFKS FAN OK 1TMSIIMKNT
Dehate n I he .Measure Was
Healed For a Time lu House
Dounuti o o o u t o O o o
The Iiiiiim! coluiulllec of the 11
whole risoiuuieiided for pus O
sane this afleriiism the Chll ll
tiers bill provldinu' an appm n
pilallnli of H.iUHi fii elect ilea I n
apHialus fur Hi- peiitlientliin o
III ellfnlilni; the death S'llllll. II
" " 11111111111 O U O o (1 O
ii we ale t"ln in kill a man lu
Ibis state let us enforce the n ml
isniiuni.v pnipum by buying a dollar
and a half riqie Instead of puichas
ills' an es'iishe electrical apparatus
"llli which lu Inn ii nut u huiniiii life''
declined Heprcscntatlve J. T. Dicker-
sua of Cdiuoiul vi Hi It- making an Im
pa-sloiiwl Hs'c. h in Hie li.ui-c this
in ii n i i ik against a hill l. c. c. Chll
dels nf Knld iroMiviui; in apprnprlate
i.Mm in Install a i.-:uli hnlr at the
The debate on the lull which waa
brought up for ' miM.1. latino lu emu-
llllttis' of Ihe whole Imlh atisl the hih
nihility that no uppro.i iiitlnn f.. an
ehs'trlc chair can puss the huiise If
thin ahotlbl Is- the result capital
liunlshnielil could lu.l ls Infll lei In
! Oklahoma during the next two cars
Issaune of the lin k of ehs-trlcal ispilp
nient with which to euforce Hie liny
nsj iilring elect nx'tit Ion.
Keprenrhtatlve Dlckcrsun who waa
formerly a federal J inlr-' In Indian ler-
rltory. I ntrongly opis.sed ti capital
puiilslinieni and bus a bill on the
house calendar to do away with all
legal execution In Oklahoma.
Irt Chaplain ShiMit Them.
Judge Dli'kersnn dis'lniisl that If
the atate la bound to Inflict the death
is'iialty It uilght aa well be acrom-
pltshisl by a cheap roie or by letting
the chaplain of the atate snitentlarj
ahiait the victim while uttering a
prayer for the aalvatlon nf his aotil.
When the hill waa flrnt hrought up
Repreaentatlve Harrison of Seminole
u"!r' Jk1"!J' . ""'W '"
the passage of the liank niblav law
providing a reward for capturing a
(Continued on ft !.(
John SonthcTlan W a Found Not tiull-
ty of Killing Hon-la-ljiw Who Had
drerrtrd Ilia Young Wife.
WAV RK Ok Feb. !2 An unusual
scene waa enacted In the court room
hei when the Jury brought In a ver-
dict acquitting John Houtherlun of
Ihe i harge of murder the victim
In the case having been Cluster
Stroud whom Houtherlan had com-
pelled to marry hla daughter. It was
shown that after Strong had married
Ihe old man' daughter he deserted
her and that ao enraged the glrl'a
father that he sought out Stroud an. I
Sntiihcrlait live In Teiaa but had
traced Stroud to Tegolu. Juat across
the line In Oklahoma. Th unwrit-
ten law was practically the defense
nf Houtherlan and when tha Jury an-
nounced they had found him not
guilty the aged man and hi wife
wept and wrung the handa of the
Jurvnien. After the Jurymen wer
discharged a subscription wa taken
up to defray the eapensea nf the old
couple during the trial and to send
them hack to their home In Texaa.
FIVE ARE NOMINATED
Three Democrats. One Progressive Re -
publican One Repul.liran Selected
by Wilson for Trade Commission.
WASHINGTON Feb. IK!.-President
wuon nomluated the following uieiu
oera or tne new nsierai trade coiimiis
Joseph B. Davie Madison Wis ;
I 1 till Pi aaW f 'hlns .e. . 111 llliin I
Kubiee of Cornlah N. II
Politically the coaimlsalou has three
Democrat one Progresidve Republican
and one Progreaatve. . Parry la de
ncrlbed by the White Hotia a a Pro
greaoive Republican and Hublee as a
Mr. Davie la commissioner of the
bure.u of corporatl.!. .which la containing the living apartmanU nf
mergiHl with the jimlsl. umler the roy al family. Additional anil air
new law. Mr. Hurley la a bualaesa1 raft guns have been stationed In the
man and trado expert with extended neighborhood of the palace if
knowledge of Utln American waidl-; .. i should be aean hovering
tlona. Mr. Ilarrla I director of thel.....e n.. .s - ... .
omnia Mr. Parry la a lawyer and hual
nen man and Mr. Ruble I a lawyer
who was consulted frequently hy lead-
er In emigres when the trade com-
mission bill wa helng framed.
"HIRE A MAN" CAMPAIGN
STARTS IN PHILADELPHIA
PHILADELPHIA- Fob. 22-rnder
the direction of the Oexrtuient of
public work a "hire a man'' cam
ltgn for the employment nf Idle men
was Inaugurated today. The depart-
ment reqiicKt that rejmlr work and
other odd Job "which wmffd hn done
any how . iwn month hence" Is dine
at mice. It also I planned to get ran-
nlcliml ennt i acts under way at the
earliest pissibie date.
FARM FOK CRIMINALS
Chicago liitrsiigatnrs Want "Kepeat
era" Confined fr Indeternilnale
Senlriires; Aliohol la Klanird.
Cllli Ai.M. I . jj l.sliihllshuient
of ii fui m ciilmn under slate Htis-r
I-Iiii in wlil h ii 1 1 .i I c 1 1 1 it 1 1 n 1 1 1 h uiiiy'
Is' i nliflin d nu luileteluiiliale s-ll
Iclices I- urt'isl lii II repnll oil crime!
iii ' nu iiii inane iiv es-iis
hiircaii nf ul i. welfare Tin
; HI HI' SIIIIIIIIIIISI n HI. ry U
within t In- neu Iwn weeks. It w ii h siiid
The repnrl sets fnrt Ii that f. il I tun
s r cent nf the crimes In ( hi. an. an-
cniiiui 1 1 1 ed hj "Kepeuleis" vU an-
llurL'el.v mental dcfis-tlvc. It nK 1
the city prison Mccordliii; to the i.
port slmw lllllt some nf the .1 I I v
tunc been coiuuiltlisj us niiiii) as fifty
throe times mnl thai many wer in
inlltisl upwind of twenty limes.
Alcohol Is a culilrlluitliiK faclnr 1'
the dellmiuency of ft ft sr cent f
the city prison's present pnpiilatluc
the repnrt said
llnnsiaii t s ulli sa ITus-l.
Itciir. nicni W a- Due
laselug of ficrinaiiH.
I'KTI:' Hilt All Keb. Ti. explana-
tion of the llussian retirement from
Cast Prussia is contained in a mii-
niiiiii.nl Ion ulven out last nlalit lit
Ihe general staff. Success of the
Herman e.up Is ntlrlhutrd largely i
Hie l.i. k ..f atrategic railways whn h
pri'veiii-d Hut ItHssistis fmiri riini.-n-tiat'UK
with necessary laphlln 'ti
our Ki-i Prussian ''nut r..n e Inill-.
pi r.aable towaid omnia; nur forces
out of Hie country "
I'he mussing of Hcniian trmips In
Kas. I insslu wan revealed to the
RussUns Cehmary I. hut the magnl
tilde of Hie concentration did not be-
come known until several days later
It waa aalil. Withdrawal of the tenth
Itusalnr army from Kant Prussia to-
ird the frontier It is announced
Ii an w.ia decided upon. This waa fol-
lowed Inter by a further retirement
lowarda the .Mlemen and the Bohr
rivira. The communication follows;
"The Germans after a neriea of ex-
ceptionally obstinate tenacious al-
(Contlnurd on last Page.)
FOR MORE SUBMARINES
Republican In Senate Believe I'nder
Water Hhlpa Are Whai America
cpuhuli'Hns Intend to nut
Niiiiuiarine iiuiiding program In the
IMiidlug naval bill than ha been pro-
vided by th house.
Senator Sinisit t(ly lntrdouced an
Biiiciidmeiif for fifty aitbmarlne of a
sea going t.V and twenty-five small-
er mie. For the first year It would
'The Kuro'n war haa demonstrat
l beyond any question" aalil Senator
Sinisit Intrisluceil hla amendment
"that submarines are Invaluable for
defetme of coast cities and coast line.
It Is the sort of defense we want In
this country more than anything else."
GRINDING OUT RILLS
Congress Working on Appropriation
Measures; Eleven Big Supply Bills
to lie Artrd On.
WASHINGTON I eh. .".'.-Congn'ss
Is olisiu-y Iiil' I c. VVumI.I..uI...i'
I Ii II .In. 11 .rl.ll. il 11... .1..
hived appropriation bills. Only nine
worklm; .lavs of tl... i.s.....t -s-l.
of inngi cs. renin) Is.th house
mid aennte are irnterlng their whole
intention iqs.u pressing he supply
hills to a conclusion.
"In the senate the work was re-
sntned m the hi inv appropriation
bill while In the Imuse consideration
of the fortifications bill was renewed
ter measure lsb.sl the text
for a discussion f mllltarv nrenared.
nM H..e.sU...i.tiv.. r..r.u.: ..!lll""1 Rciglan army with the aalst
Maasachnsetts hvli.L- riven notice of
hla Intention to speak on Ihe sub- '
With the f.irllfleull.iii bill .ml ..f lb. i
war the house will take tin the con -
1 eral deficiency bill Onlv two of the'"""1 """-M"" fl that
' Urirer Hupply' bills Ihe legislative I1'?. '"" '"
executive ami lii.ll. lnl ami I in uii.lrv
civil bars tu.n iu.wl l.e lu
ate. Eleven remain yet to be M:?7J" K'V'; l'".r "'l'" ml"'ut
mi All )... u. kill. 1 l
' HI' r-111'l'..l .'.11 IIHTQ IHTH
pussinl by the house except two.
( I Alfl) KOYAL FAMILY
I - - - ---- aw
V lug of Buckingham ltlaoe Coveml
With Wire Netting a Homo Proof;
Ml Ij inlon PrciMtrea
LONDON Feb. 11 The mirth
wing of Huckliigham Palace I being
... ....! ii-IIH S . Ir. n.lllns .
r i. u. .... ti.i. . .v.
doxen guns which would npn fire
Alio. .st every day additional prep-
arations are being made to fight sir-
ships oyer l.undnn. Many of the art
treasures in the museum have
I to places of greater
VANDERRILT RCR POSTPONED
ON ACCOI NT OF WEATHER
SAN FRANCISCO. Feb 22-n ac -
(smut of Hie nnsiillsf in tm y condition of
Hie (Miirse and threatening weather
the Vnndi'ihllt cup race w is aietMitied
tialay unlll one week from Saturday.
The drivers made one exhibition round
of the coiiriut for the beueflt of the
To Redskins One Vf bite Man
Lill...l TL.... mi
nmrui lurre uiuers
FKJIIT CONTINIES FIERCELY
Hah I'iules Roinlorted Bj Wild
Tnlifsmen; Citizens Hush U
Aid of Besiegers.
I'lAI.U Colo. Keh. 'SI. Advice
H un Hiaysoii 1 tall by telephone lo '
I '..li.ies Culu. stated (hut the band of
I'lutc- ler Te.NUat which fought
a .I. ii iate. battle yesterday with a
I iiuanded by Lulled State
n-hiil Aqulla Nelieker had lu
sill r III led In t'otliiliw mid uoli'h m.ae
iHinfr I cuilers of the rclu forced
j'l"'- c cs'eiei to renew the a I lack
i uiili-v Hie Iiullaus surrendered.
' 1 A. Il'l''l1"1"' "" f1-""1 tirayaon to
' ' ' 'Tjft '"'''" "'" "f commission much
nl lirr inn since early lust evening.
I As nearly as c.iilil Is- learned at liray-
I son ihe whites have been reinforced
I by armed men from the nearby aet-
tlcniciK ami raucbe. It wa stated
linn the pnssc originally outnumbered
bv tn .'il today waa stroiiKcr than
l he l aud nf Indiana.
It v us believed thai both the orlg
tmil party of redsklim with T'ae N-
i.a! anil the detachment known I
Posey's build which came to the relief
of TsCN'etiat after the battle began
j yesterday bad been cornered In Col-
' tnliyyiMHl gulch.
i A party of twenty men mounted anil
nrined was ready to alart from Do
lores some time In the day for Bluff.
This party did not expeil to make the
trip In le than two daya of forced
march over almost Impassable moun-
tain road. AndTlier siase which
reached i ray son from Motitlcello de-
parted after midnight for Bluff.
Word ha leu sent through tha
frontier settlements near the Colorado
and Utah line and from all aide ha
come word that rnnchtneu are arming
tlieuiselve ami hurrying toward th
scene of battle.
DF.NVEIt. Col.. Feb. ti. After a
battle throughout th night near
Hluff. Vth. between fifty-two Plutea
and a posse of twenty-alx man lad
by United State Marshal Aqulla
Nebeker cltlxen from vaiioua town
In t'tah were prepared today to go
to the assistance of th white. Th
Indiana also' hava been reinforced.
Two Indian and on white man have
been killed; two Indiana and a whit
(Oon tinned on leaf page.)
ON FIRST LINE
French Withdrawn From Belgium and
Kngllsh ami Native Remain to Hear
Brunt f Battle.
LONDON. Feb. .-Within the
week the Inst French soldier will leave
llelglan koII and thu defense ou Hit
part of the encoded western battle line
M. .f )n llM11M uf lhe IM.
glans and Kngllsh. Tbla U regurded
here lis an Indication that the allies
: do not Intend tn make any forward
1 m"v''"t '" ftt'"" l""" flooded
the French brought the
' ''V"1 ."rl "' 1"'r Afrl y to
' 'u"i w nere. u reinronw tne
f T'''1' l'-l".' '' Alpine chaHMeurs.
."I""IS llU K"l" to I ulala With
I11"" "f lMglan. St.
M.eorge waa captured and aouie ad-
j HV '" ?U' dUU?
1 1 "- B"IM" bul u vident
j 1 '!" f'r";r lv'" U "W t
i ?.'.M" ''"Jt .f'K1'"'-
"y "e '""'uiamler
"f U" ""M '" "ial L llJr d-
nl"v "f " "f Bnllh
a l in y o cupying lieigian aoll can
keep the Hermana at bay the action
' 'r""l"1"' '' u mw criticism
They lack euongli
trenches where nu ac
count uf ihe tieuruess of lhe water
lo the surfai-e conditions are annul
than anywhere else on the battle
Strategic necessities were the re-
sons given for withdrawal.
IS I NDERW AY IN NEW YORK
NEW YORK Feb. 22. Exhibit
from camera club photographic aao-
flntlnns and Individual photographer
are Itelng retvlred here for comHl-
llnii at the n o ii on I International exjse
all Ion of l'hotogroph Art and Indus
tries innu .vinn ii .1 to Jipni n. mi f
win oe tne nrsi oiisintinny rnr a na-
tlonal display of representative pho- "'
tcgraphers covering the eutlre ncope ' .
of the art. .
The exhibition will be divided Into '.
the following claase : ' -'..
Professional portraiture ma tear ' '
point of every description commer-
cial prints and example of wientUW '
ROTARY (Lilt DELEGATED ' . '
AT CHICAGO CONFEWCNCR
CHICAGO. Feb! 22-r)eleatea ren. '
resenting forty-three Rotarv ctuha in .
lcltle of the wet attended a iaft ' '
eme here today In celebration of Uk '
i tenth annlveraary of tha founding of
j lhe International Association of F
lory clulsx. Fifteen hundred per' V
I were e.svted to attend the V
jcnce.s Th coitfereuo ntUtf'
....fi a" A. i.J-'S--; ' v1'.'' V-
i nn-. in iimir- i aftt !!'" i-' V ."
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