Oklahoma City Times (Oklahoma City, Okla.), Vol. 31, No. 21, Ed. 1 Saturday, May 3, 1919 Page: 1 of 10
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TEN PAGES OKLAHOMA CITY (JAtURDAY MAY 8 1919
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VOL. XXXI. No. 21
Mr math. It M asr. Is UiHW
JdPIjmIs Uiyj feiyJuvJuSuvllS UVEA U yiMijd
Oklahoma Railway Company
to Extend Service.
All Inlerurban Cars to Enter
and Leave Own Station
A station (or die exclusive ue ol
intcrurhsn iaeii;rr can will toon
be built by the Oklahoma Railway
company adjoining iti prrirnt ter.
minal itatiiw between Main an I
Grlpd it wat announced by John W.
Shartcl vice president md general
managcrof the coniiany. moul-
ding. Uie freight Space.
The plan Shartrl a. is to use
Die alley loti running at right anules
to the present track and from the
pretejit ' track to Hudson ttrect lor
tlie new aiatinn. The ipace i now
partially occupied as a freight ter-
minal. Freight will he handled on
the west tide of Hudson atreet.
El Reno Guthrie and Norman car
Will itart and arrive in the interurban
addition. The present tsitem of hav-
ing both the local and interurban can
top on the lame track delayi the
lotal schedules and congest traffic
In the terminal according to Shartcl.
The Hew arrangement will it ii ex-
pected greatly increae the efficiency
of the nation.
rtatahe Tkla Summer.
The work will be completed thi
twnmer and will eoat between $1(1.000
and SlS.Onp. Slfartel iay. The ntan
include rain abed and paiienger
- . s mm . mmnIhkIIv
l eeveloff a' larta Irelght office on
the we aide of Medina itreet. For
tha araieat. however the building law
eait of the county Jail "l M eed at
ine union. 1 .
When aiked thii mbrnlng if the
company wa pUnninf to move iti
entire terminal nation Shartel re-
.11. Mtinkaticallv tn the negative.
"We have no intention of giving up
hl terrlinal" he aid. "The public
relict on it w onnounoeo eonven.
tnce. epecially to downtown panen-
Itri. Over 50 pe'rt ol tf
aengen who ride on our ear get on
oJtl at the terminal.
Hanalth Deoartment Wants
Bossie Outside City Limits
A recommendation that all penon
awning cowi within the city limit
be required to remove them outude tn
elrv la con'ilnid in the monthly re
M ti Anril nhmitted thii morning
by the city health department. If hii
plan ii found Impracticable the city
Mmlulnwri are aiked to Din an
ordinance providing that so rendenl
ihafl own more than one cow and that
the animal ihall be houaed in barn
with a concrete Jioor wtm eraioaae
connected with a lanitary aewer. In
making the requeiri it ia itatea that
recent rami nave ten cowioi m
iuanltarv condition and that auch
prevaili after each heavy rain
UflMtiitMl have nut in an BDDCar
uh follnwlne the iillln no of pondi
by nine. Moat ot the pondt have
been oiled to prevent motouito tes
tation the report Matet Appneaiioni
Jar garbage aervice ihoW a iteady in.
creaae. In co-ooeraHng with the atreet
iaaartntent the health dceartaetnt hat
ammliahed taech in making the city
TOm pktee ia which to live the
raart aaya. .
TO EAST CUT
16 to 25 Percent fteduc-
- tlons kn Announced.
! WASHINGTON. Me iftediri
tieni in imaort ratee tram the pacific
Mgtt to tat cert en a numoer
tataaioditiai tht Qriant arerc
aaoaaoti toety h Direetor Ceneml
l?5B. lat rtfactloae were .iMl
ft? Kn taHreta 4P
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Postofficc Thrown Into Up-
loar Until Gimbel Pack-
ages Arc Inspccte'cf.
"O-o-h! l et it alone J- Don't
loiitli ill Call the police I "V ali
Mr. Ilanienl It )' liiinhel
Urother vn it I I.rt it alo o-one !"
Plxcilenient reigned for a few
minute at the pottolficc thi
morhing when three" package
equally tuapicioui looking and
hearing the name ol the tame
firm under which infernal ma-
chine have recently been ent to
prominent people in the country
were found in the morning mail.
The article were called lo the
attention of Clyde ft. McClelland
asirant iiierintendent of mail
who refuted to be alarmed and
aid they looked more like hook
than bornht to him R. II. Ilan-
en mperintendent of the mail
wa the next official to Inspect
thrtii. II amen declared tnem
nothing more fangernui than
three common ladiei' apparel
Alter John Graham. axiMaat
potmaiter had made hi inspection-
the packagel were repealed
and returned to the mail i tau-
ten ayi that thi it good iiToof
of how carefully hi department
ii on the watch foe homh
ON WAY TO PARIS
MADRID. Friday. May 2.-A dele-
Ktion of diplomatic representative
charged with arranging for cloter
relation between France and Spain
ha itarted for Pari.
DECREASE SHOWN IN
. QUARANTINE DISEASE
A general decline in all dtaeaiet .
quiring a quarantine ft apparent thii
J. T.4fartin. director of the
city heahh department laid thii morn
ing. Smallpox tear let fever and diph
theria arc on the decreaie Dr. Mar
tin aaid. " .
EXPLOSION 111 OIL
WAREHOUSE KILLS ONE
GREENSBORO. N. C May J -At
leatt one man wai killed icverkl were
inpured and much property destroyed
from an explotion here today hi the
torage warehoue of the Tex a Oil
The body of a man wa found
burned beyond recognition lie evi-
dently had been hurled acroti the
treet by the etpintion.
FORMER NORMAN PASTOR
FOUND DEAD IN TEXAS
WAXAHACHIE. Tmi. May 3.-
Tba body ol tiie Rev. Sterlinc Park
a mmliter well known in Texai. Ok-
lahoma aud Arkamai wai found
near a ttnatl poo: of water near hi
home here. He wai 51 yean ol ace.
Ill health caued him to give up nil
paitorate in Arkamai two month
ago. He had acrved ai paiior
Worman. Ukia. ana aokiiii nrn.
ADDITIONAL UNITS OF
NEWPORT NEWS. Va. May 3
Companiei E and F of the 114th engW
Men of the Thlrtv-nlmh diviiion
(from Arkanigi MiuUiippt ana
Loulilana) arrived here from Brett
today after a two weeki' voyage on
board the hatleihip Vermont which
wouaitt isu otriceri ana men. in
cluding men of the Fifty-third pioneer
infantry formerly the Forty-eventh
New York Infantry of Brooklyn and
musxc:ee fair flan
13 GIVEN AFrrtOVAL
Plana and ipaciflcatieni for eoa-
itractioa of the aUJU) exhibit bvild-
Ing oa the MaMatxea fair froand
were aearoved toy by the etatc board
of aerirarrtira. Bidi will be called fat
thta aet aM B if the mtentiea of
the board of agrhattore t have the
ba d na eamateted aM raaC Jar
a the time at theejeemVe et thi
aykogea firia the fall Money for
me eoai tract tea tne wnonaj wai
aapraariataa (row the ttate treanrry
k the eat JagblMwra and aparevedby
Cavaraw Kaiarti"t. r .
Revolt irt Ltfcsn
. LISBON. Friday. May.-An
tematew aailltarv revolt in Livbon.
Hrbkk kaa beta omniaed for Tnei
day at rate wmk waa aroaen wp ay
the govaTnaent. A llnamoer ol 'per'
tiwtm trere arretted and. tome have
Ibawa inaiM. ' -
nniilCQVnC THELimETOY VILLAGE OF OKLAHOMA CITY PRfCIIlPnT -
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BE .DELAYED CllL SflflO
Paris Papers Say Pact Won't Confidential Dispatches Re-
Be Ready Monday ' ceived From Pans 3 . -q
1 .1 H . ' . .'
Austrians to Be Quartered in
Suburb of Paris.
PARIS My ;.-The Italian lit
UAtioit took a more favorable turn
lale today. The indication were that
tome arrangement would be nade for
Italy to be represented when the
peace treaty wa -pretented to the
German next week.
PARIS Mav J.-(Hava.)-The
presentation ol the peace term to
the (jerman will not take place be
fore Weduetday May 7 according to
in present indication thi morn
ing'i Parii newipaper la.
Important progre ha been made.
however in olving nrohlem remain
ing before the final ihaping of thi
treaty. The Echo de Pari ay that
(lie council of three yetterday adopt
ed the tection of the treaty dealing
with Aliare and Lorraine which are
given to France the ownethip cf the
The council alo fixed the itatut of
Luxembourg thu completely lever-
ing the grand duchy from (krmany.
Now that the peace termi are to be
handed over to the German the
newtpaper point out that the lura-
monini of the Anitro-Hungarian del-
egatei teemi probable and they voice
the expectation that an invitation of
an amicable lort will be tent to Italy.
requeuing the pretence of her dele
tne newtpaper report mat were
ha been numeroua conference! Be-
tween Former Premier LuuatrJ of
Italy and M. Barrere the French
ambaaiador. in an attempt to find a
latiifactory eolation ot the litvation
According to one report the limine
of the peace treaty without Italy hat
been avoided. Amhaiiedor Barrere i
taid to be very optimiitic."
With Foe Sunday
PARIS. Friday. May 2-The cre
dential! committee of the peace con
ferenre will hold another meeting
with the German delegatci on Sunday
PARIS. Friday May 3.-ln a Ger-1
man wirele aupatcn picxea no in-
Pari the firit meetina of the Ger
man dettgatet with reprcientative of
the alliei ia deicribed at length and
the attitude of the French official it
characteriied ai "cold but correct"
The menage declare that the
French and Britiih prei treat the ar
rival of the Germani ai a matter oi
minor importance and addi that ac-
cording to the Dutch paper the
American preia bad dupiayed a simi-
lar indifference. .
June 1 u given at the probahie tiate
of the ligning of -the treaty.
In Pcrit S&aft
PARIl May J.-With meeting
with the German peace delegate at
ready ander way at VeraaUlea the
qucitlon of itcp In regard to mak4ng
peace with Aaetria haa been taken n
One detiH that hat been made known
ii that the Aaatrian peace delegation
anon in arrival will be hound at St
Germain a lubarb of Pari. .
RETURN SEEN EARLY RETURN INDICATED
Oh Man! How Those Grl 'Stenos'
With German Delegation Dp Worry
That French Detective Squadron
'(Irlti Aaeialatet Praea.)
VEISAI1XES. Friday May '
a. )-Tbe .Girataii
dekfgatea ta gi peaae caarcaa
ia rapWr aamltfj a aaaMaa of
eauelltr la avtm at tawt Hh .
the aatagaikat at the varisaa el-
tied) aai Bgdnaai t aowerti1
.Twenty more tatoramaMtw. ol
tltsajefatiea arrived ta VeT-
aaUlej Jaaf eveaiaf and mil
tnaraiog travaltng oa regular
tram afioV -etcort. Their ar-
rival bringt we reattr of 1 that
delentloa ta a toul of tilt
while itiQ aaore arrival! are ex
A hrkk tatardhiaaa of Ula-
'&t It p Ijpytct t& Bar. '
1 ' ' - -
. unih. .rte i. k.
phcae.ee?aay'a baildlag. Third &
Thu ii bow the toy village ot uwanoma vny looxea yctieraay io me American ant dm.i.i. u "r. : .a .
battle over the city in the intere.ti of the Victory Liberty loan. Picture of (JklahoinaXi'V wr keti by .at photographic plane equipped exactly
a were thoe which photographed the German trenchei on the weitern frpnt for the information of the intelligence department. Nearly every battle
operation wa bated upon the inturmation thui obtained.
ROAD DQIli) VOTE
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Attorney General May Rule
Against Election Board.
Notwithstanding the ruling of the
tale election board tome time ago
to the effect that voteri abtent from
their regular voting precinct on next
Tuesday will' be denied the right of
participating in the $50000000 road
bond election it ii considered prob-
able that the attorney 'general'i of-
fice will give an opinion thii after-
noon holding that absent voters may
vote' away from home under the ab-
tent voter law patted by the 1917
The question wai referred to the
attorney general thi! morning for
determination and Attiitant Attor-
ney General King' who ii itudying
the lubjeet aaid he wai "inclined" to
believe that voten abtent from home
The election board ruled that ab
tent voter would be denied the right
ander the tenat ot the law whkh re
fen to "general election" the board
hold mi that thii being a ipecial
election the law ii not applicable.
It wai itated at the attorney gen
erel'a office thia morning that al
thoaga thia k a ipecial election to
far ai the tint element hi concerned
it wai alio general being held in
every voting precinct throughout the
itate and may be conitrued ai a "gen-
eral" election within the meaning of
the law. - ' . ' '
tia ceorier alto leaving for
the German capiul today with
eOcWlBai preu diipatche.
Tkat Piaglng rather heavily
at tM laatia of the greater part
of ui fate-atioa however ow-
ing to C4 aikry k the opening of
Saal - peace negotiattoni.
bi..iard tablet In the hoteli
occaalea by the Germani are in
colietaat me r and card gajriei
fraaaantfy m drogrwi it. the
Mwtpeaer men' club room and
ta many otaer piecei.
So far a known tfit ot)y thing
en tM.jawgrtm lor.the
at . ann
I. fot tetttt rCl to toadaS ever.
mu rntti Wa i u tha aitan Caal
Chance to Get
Publicity Manager of Cham
ber of Commerce Is Earn-
ing His Salary N
Are you looking for
and trimrqingt for that
rimrqingi lor that new apring
the Chamber of Commerce will
lupply you with all you want
C. B. Mack I in. publicity manager
the chamber hat jut unearthed iS.OOO
Button hole bouqueti which he ta
were intended to be given out to lul
tcribcri to the Belgian babiei' relief
campaign here icveral roontha ago.
bach bouquet hat two or three aprigi
of cloth violet and leavet tied with
orange black and yellow ribbona. the
Belgian national colore. Macklin it
anxloui to get rid of the bouquet. Hi
tayi he ttenki that ta quanutiea they
would furttith fine trimming! for la-
diei' headwear and that they can be
put to any number of better met than
to grace the wattebatket. They will
be given in practically any quantity
on requeat Macklin tayi.
EMPLOYMENT BUREAU .
Mm. Gertrude Lewi head of the
women(a diviiloej of -the federal em-
ployment bureau here baa a poaition
open far an elderly woman.
"The man aatd ha wanted a
'mother'" Mra.'Lewia iiidf "that the
poiition would not be a hard one and
that he would par a reaionable ial-
iry. An able bodied woman between
30 and 60 yean of age would find thii
a deiirabre place I believe." 4
ii a farther meeting of the dele-
gate with the credential! com-
mittee of me peace conference
i Sunday moralag.
Tbt ttaitajej of the 6ermaa
eekantion'i lubprdlnattt pattic-
iain the gM ' iteMpafher to
break aoaaca hai led PoHo
Ccemaiiiioner Owdalllea to in-
tract the police department at
thref hotel to turn bark any
ting off the.
reservation and to form a Hying
aqeaeVoa ol detective to vonaV
up aay of them diieovered la mv
aamariaed part of Venaillea. The
eottaliitener alaa hu tened a
(OtatHHial ta Page aVoeatma 147
(utr at I Wtit TwalHh atreet Ho.
Numerous Burglaries Are Re-
ported to the Police
An attempt to force open a steel
safe in the office of the Standard Life
Insurance company . 301 ' Security
building wa made lometime Thurs-
day night) according to a report made
to the police. The life wai badly
damaged by chisel and other tool
but the yeggs were unable to open
the door. Iniide the itrong box were
valuable patera and currency. -
Several luiti of clothing were itolen
bv a burglar who entered the People'i
Cleaning ihop at 402 YVeit Fifth
itreet Thursday night It was reported
to the police. A gold watch and $2
in money were taken by a ineak thiel
who entered the home of Mm. W. 1L
Grubbt 10W North Broadway i
IU SI3ER1A IN
Finns Are Said to rtave Tak
en Capital of Russia
HF.LSINGFORS Thurtday. May
I. Defeated along the entire eastern
front by the Siberian armiet the
bolihcvihi force are retiring in die-
order the Runian ncwipapcr Rust-
kaya Pjitni iayi.
PARI9. Friday. May 2-Petrograd
h. probably been taken by the Finn I
according to information Believed to
he treitwbrthy which ha retched
ARRIVES AT BOSTON
BOSTON May 1-Th trawaott
Canandaigaa with IMS MMiera ar
rived . her today frotd Bordeaux
France after revealed delay tea to
broken steering gear Ittraoed among
the unit on board were .700 officer
ami men of the 102nd ftcki artillery of
lac Seven ty-xta ttvtMon compoaed
largely of New Enrtender. Other
Unit were . the headouartcri com
peer ordnaaee and aanitary detach-
metrta and Contaanie A. B. C and D
l4u machine gn battel ton; firit
army artillery perk motor aection
betalfwarter aad track Camaaay D;
photeaMpak tectieaa 17 ami 2iair
aervtea tM-cttau baaapany no i
1 la the Sontkweitera Bel Ttla-
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Eight Other Americans Hurt
at Railway Crossing
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American toldieri .were killed and
eight infured. teriouily- when an
American agaty motor truck wa
struck br a railroad train at a grade
crowing near La Ferte-St Aubin.
thirteen mile louthwett of Orlen
today. ( m
WILKESBARRE. Pa May S-
Fifty men were overcome with black
damp in the Nottingham mine of the
Lehigh and Witkesbarre Coal com-
nanv at Plymouth todaf. Twenty of
thi number have been brought "from
the danger rone to the turface and
many of them are in tertout condi
tion. So far there are no fatalities
but at noon the fate of the thirty men
till in the mine wai undetermined.
w and itmivalmt aaasat weatusr t.
at etouey weathert talar aerta
aA mM art(Mt auneay aretaUr
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Wilson May Leave for U. Si J
Before End of Month: . J
WASHINGTON May J. Iirtlma.
tion that a ipecial leiiion of congren
will be called by President Wiboa to
meet about June 1 i contained in
confidential dispatcher received ia
Washington today from Paria. -
It wai laid in authoriatlve admin-
iitration quarter! that it w quit
.'It- .1... It L- - La Vm ml
possiDic inai it uiv aiiuawun m
ihould develop raafdly the tpaciaF
ejon might meet even before June
1. In that case the call would b
made by cable. l'
It wa made clear today in dls-
patcbei that President Wilioa
thought it wai pottible for him to
return to the United Statea before
the end of this month.
COUNTY CLERK FORCE
TO BE REDUCED TO 12
The force of the county clerk' of
fice will be reduced from twcnty:two
pertont to twelve after August U
Thoma J. Bodinc county clerk aaid
Because of the law Bodtne eoaw
have a force of eoly . eight aeraoaa
until the recent KMion of the legr-
lature. When a law tncreuing the
appropriation for clerical help wa
pa teed the -work 4 the of fiee wee ton
month behind Bodtne aaid.
By jafy t the copying of record
with be ap to dabv taaitamat to-e?f--.
dine but approximately two nmrmv
more will be required for proof-rad-
MANY MORE TROOPS n
TO SAIL HOME S00r.
WASHINGTON. May 3-TrnK
port lautngi were amouncca maav a
The battleship Louiaiana it due at
Newport New May 14. with the 107tB
ammunition train Thirty-eeeond dhrU
lion military police company 1071
mobile ordnance repair ihop unitary
squad No. 8. !
The battleship Kaniai i due ai.
Philadelphia May 14 with the 147th . ;
field artillery let a detachment
AMignmcnti to carry convoy tooa i(
included: I -''i
The headquarter aad medical V- . ' A
tachment and cornpanie A B C ami
D. of the 506th engineen; B32ad caa ..4.
pany transport corps; lS9ta aara
squadron; Twentieth compear Fourth -
regiment air (crvic mechmaKSl JJTttf y . -bakery
company; clothing aquad Nov
316 andanitary aeaad No. il '
DAHBER IS PAST
Apron Into Which By Pasaf
Empties Is Completed
All danger from an overflow at tht
new dam Is patted Commissioner Jot .
Patterson (aid thii morning. Patter
ion inspected the dam yesterday aft-'
ernoon ami announced today that thd
riprap and concrete apron into which
the by-Dass empties ii completed and1
ready for use. It the event of high '
water the river can be diverted
through the gateway into the by-pe
and then through the epillway tote
the concrete bat in. "Had the baahi
been ready for tne several week aga
the flood water woald not kava
been permitted to wath around the v
west end of the dam . '
The iheet piling on the west end
of the dam haa beea driven for die
tancc of fiftcea feat The entire die
tanec between the dam aad the cat
bankment trill ba aaal fa a axwA';
BLYTKIVTLLE.A. r 1
tfph T. BoyaY t .tV. v
went to tlMke-we af Lt' -Mr.
Walter Cai r
bar. thee war-' "
aai kUtoi -velver.
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