Chickasha Daily Express (Chickasha, Okla.), Vol. 22, No. 166, Ed. 1 Friday, July 15, 1921 Page: 1 of 10
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Chickasha Oklahoma Friday July 15 192!
ULSTER TO HE
11 PERCE PARLEY
CmIo to Meet With
George This After
rnnwDS PRAY AS MEN
CO IN TO CONFERENCE
Art 0 Brlen Sinn Fein Ambador
to London Aecompanltd Do-
Valora to Prima Mlnlotor't
By United Press.
London July IV Ulster waatep
resented in the Irish peace negotla
Hons for tho flml time thl afternoon.
Following tho conference with IX
Valeru yesterday and the one thin
i.irtrnlnir ln'inlir Cetomo niKt Sir
Junes Crnlg premier of new Ulster
parliament ut Downing mreet
thre o'clock this afternoon.
Prelmer Lloyd George nnd I Val-
era cordluly shook hand when they
met for the fornuil conference yes-
terday afternoon at tie hlBtorlc resi-
dence of the British prime minister
nt 10 Downing street.
Crowds Knelt in Prayer
As the two entered the cabinet
room where the British ministers
meet to discuss questions of mate
crowds knelt on the wet pavement of
Downing street and recited the Ros-
ary. Prayers were uttered for nn
De Valera was accompanied to
Downing Street by Art O'Brien so-
called Sinn Fein ambassador to
London and R. C. Barton a Sinn
Fein member of parliament.
At ten minutes to 7 o'clock the
conference was still on. Belief was
expreHsed In Parliament clrclos that
In view of the fact that the meeting
had been In progress upwards of two
hours De Valora had evidently made
proposals which would form the basis
of future discussions. It was believed
tlie Premier and De Valera dad ex-
changed general views after discuss-
ing the arrangements for a general
Lloyd George and Sir James
Craig were In eonefereiu-e for more
than two hours this afternoon. It Is
assumed that they discussed mutters
bearing on the Irish settlement that
had recently been gone over by
Premier George and DeValera.
By United Press.
Washington July 1.'). Financing
of five HUndred thousand bales of
cotton in two southern districts Is
now under consideration Eugene
Meyer managing director of tho
-War Finance Corporation announced
. The plans call for the financing
of three hundred thousand bales in
. ' ' . .! ilia Mmalnilai' (n
jinot er. '
BILL; UP T
By United Press. (
Washington July 15. Final action
on the motion to shelve the soldier
bonus bill will be taken up late to-
day in the senate. Republican lead-
ors declared that the motion to send
the bill back to the committee will
Shoots at Negro
Only Kills Mule
"".Oklahoma City July 15. Though
an ice wagon mule was shot Ed
MeKay .negro claimed today that
the mule was only an Innocent by
stander -and filed charges against
"Mary Doe" negress for assault with
Intent to kill. McKay says he was
cutting grass for a whit woman
wfcen her "cook started an argument
and tried .to end it with a pistol.
Officers of Oil
The official family of the Quad-
rangle Petroleum company paid its
first visit to Chlckaulm since the
cH.miii'nciiunt of the company
operation In flrody county oil filed.
The party consisted of II. O. Mi"
Keever president and rouncel M .
Trtiltl treasurer nud general mnna:
ger I). M. Carey P. I). Mi-Clung and
If. O. Stout director. Clayton II.
Katon heiid of the geological de
partment and D. R. Huckeny auditor
The party arrived Thursday even
ing made an Inspection of the well
drilling in section 10 Twp. 7n Cw. on
the Wllllunii ranch nine miles east
of this city.
From ChlcksaCia the officials will
visit Duncan and Comanche districts
for Inspection of thajr producing and
undeveloped holdings there.
Weep Hysterically. "I Didn't Do
' It They Know I Didn't. I
Want To Tell AH
By United Press.
Cleveland Ohio. July 5. Weeping
hysterically. Mrs. Kaber on trial for
the murder of her husband moaned
today "I didn't do It. They know I
did not do It. I want to tell."
She was carried Into court this
morning when the trlul was resinned.
Because of Mrs. Kaber's change of
attitude her attorney's announced
that she may be placed on the stand
In. rebuttal late today.
Tough; Pool Says
"Too iwueh to see and not enough
time to see It In" Is the opinion of
J. Edwin Pool concerning the Elk's
convention In Lo9 Angeles.
In a letter to the Express Pool
says that not-wlth-standing the fact
it he hasbeen In town for sev
eral days the Justly famous and
duly celebrated representatives of
the press have not been around to
interview him as yet. And as he
enters the hotel lobby or passes
along the street he can notice little
change' In the usual demonstration
and It has slowly but surely dawn-
ed upon him that tho populace has
not found out that he Is In towu or
don't care a cuss.
State Executives Representing More
Than Twenty Million Per-
son Favor DUarma- '
"MUST DISARM TO STOP '
Declare for Limitation to
Taxation Burdens and
prove General Economic
By United Press.
New York Julaj 15. (Copyrighted).
The governors of sixteen states
representing more than twenty mil-
lion persons today endorsed President
Harding's disarmament conference.
In messages to the United Press
these executives declared themselves
for armament HmitationS'on the fol
Relief from taxation burdens
Improvement of tho world's general
Governor Baxter of aMine sum
ined up the general attitude of his
colleagues when he declared that
the nations of the world must'dis
arm or go into moral financial bank-
ruptcy. The governors eleven republicans
and five . democrats were those of
Arkansas ' Colorado -Florida Iowa
Ohio Louisiana Maine MassachU'
setts Montana North Dakota and
Oregon Soutti Carolina Tennessee
West Virginia Idaho and Utah.
TA:'i '.;. - A j'-v . . ;'. .'
Wesley Mny. veteran airman
Dougherty while In midair. This Is
Invented which will sturt a motor
another plane shows May performing
POLICY OF JAPS
Ask for Amplification of Proposed
Diicutiion of Pacific Prob-
lem In Disarmament
By United Press.
Toklo Japan July 1. (Copy-
righted by U. P.) Japan will apare
no effort to help toward the success
o President Harding's Hiflsanuanient
conference. Premier Hara told the
United Press in an exclusive Inter-
"Japan welcomes opportunity to
vindicate ):er' position before the
whole world and show how thorough-
ly she Is In sympathy with the new
world spirit" the premier said.
By United -Press.
New York July 15. Japan seks
no dominating position In the fir
east she only wishes to walk found
In hand with the leading western
powers. This Is the fixed policy of
Japan lloslo Mitsunaga president oC
the Nippon Dempo Tsushin Sim the
foremost news agency of Japan de-
clared today. '
Japan Asks Light In Conference
By United Press. ' -
Washington July 15. Japan has
asked for amplification of the pro
posed discussion of Pacific problcny
In tho forth-coming disarmament crfh-
ference ift iLshneton It was learn
ed aiithbmafiVety today.
IN PARTS OF 1A.
B- United Press.
Bristol Tenn. July 15. Severe
earth disturbances at Mendota Vir-
ginia were reported here early today.
Reports declared that seevral acres
of ground were heaved up in Borne
places and sunk in others. Large I
uruujtH in me uuuiib ul uiu liver
skirting the town occurred it stated.
By. United Press.
Trinidad Texas July 15. The
business-ection( of Trinidad was a
smoldering ruin today. A single con-
crete structure was all (hat was
standing In the block which con-
tained the largest business establish-
ments in the city which -was swept
The . damage is estimated at $75-000
Cranking Stalled Engine in Mid-Air
recently succi-edi-d ln cranking tho motor of an airplane piloted by Earl
a feat that all stunt flyers hud considered Impos'niliU as no device has been
mechanically If it stalls while In the
the f.-ut. ' I
Old Way Fails
To (ie. Men To
Oxford Eng. July 1.1. Cinemas
hsvlng failed to attract young ine'l
Into the rfiurches the clergy ar
thinking of going back to the old olTl
way of enticing a man wltlj a nuld.
! It has been remarked thut nnnrly
tho whole of a church congregation
today is composed of women and
will) tho object of luring young men
into the straight and narrow way
a dep and subtle plan wiis mooted
at the vestry meeting of St. Peter-le-
Fill up the two "front rows -oi
seat wit hpretty girls and that -will
mean more men In tho back seats"
It was suggested.
One London clergyman Indeed
(onfessed that 'he had alreudy put
the scheme Into effect but it had
not worked out correctly. He had
made a selection of teli prettiest girls
among bis flock to make "collections
and short- people to tehlr' Beats. But
Il'ted of attracting young men In-
sidtf the church ho found the only
result was on assorted and Impatient
proup of men waiting outside the
churrh to groel tho girls as they
mrde their exit. The pious lltlo fetnl-
nine quota nlso took to (hurrying J
through the service and dashing out
t J .meet their swains bofer the ser-
vice was through.
Judge Wright Charged With
ceptlng Bribe Says He Is
Confident Charge Will
. Bo Proved False.
By United Press.
Sapulpa Okla. July 15. Judge
Wright charged with accepting
bribes In the famous Tommy Atkins
case was en route to Hot .Springs
tbilay to resume his vacation.
Prior to his departure last night
he expressed confidence that the
charges against him would be proved
Plffi IjClst Niollt
Causes $1250 Loss
Fire discovered late last night
caused a loss of approximately $1250
to the Geo. W. Logan home 318
Ohio avenue. Origin. of the fire Is un-
known. Damage to the contents is
estimated at $500 while the building
was damaged to tho extent "of about
$750. . - .
Tonight and Saturday partly
cloudy. Cooler tonight.
Maximum 95. Minimum 71.
Rain M. .
air. This phott.Kraph taken from
ELKS GATHER IN
Great Floral Parade On of Fea
tures. .100.000 Member of the
B. P. O. E. Attend
(United Press Staff Correspondent)
Log Angeles July 13. With over
100000 members present 'ut the 1921
grund lodge reunion of ttio B. P. O.
K. tho "deer bretbern'' prepared to-
day for the great floral parade In
which scores of Individual lodges are
competing with decorated floats.
Oregon Is making a strong bid for
I honors In this event with un entry
costing 1(1.000. Tho float Is to be pre-
sided over by the "prettiest woman
in Los Angeles" chosen by George
(foodrum and a delegation of the
northerners who huve been hee
"looking 'em over" for some lluio.
One of the largest Individual dele-
gations hero Is that of the Killndol-
phja lodge who left tho east almost
COO strong Immediately after seeing
tho Dempsey-Carpentier debate. They
brought them the largest drill corps
in Elkdoin as well as a band and a
mounted guard. .
.The city was decked in gay colors
this week the reunion having as-
sembled July 1. Tho visitors are the
guests of Los Angeles Lodge 99.
Paid Half Million s
For Opium Peffil
By United Press.
Hankow China. July 15. Half a
million dollars monthly tribute will
be paid to the provincial authorities
of Hunan province for a monopoly
of the opium traffic there It wus an-
nounced today as a result of an auc-
tion conducted by the state govern-
ment. Ssia Tou-ying a former Tuch-
un (military governor) of this prov-
ince of Htipeh made the winning bid.
Refusing to recognize the prohibi-
tion of opium traffic provided .in the
criminal code ot tine Republic of
China the provincial authorities
have taken advantage of the chaotic
conditions existing throughout the
nation to revive the drug trade to
provide revenue for the maintenance
of their local armies. Each province
has its own anny subject to the call
of the Central government at Pek
ing or the Southern government at
Canton only wheuililJijiM iq whim
of tfhe local party' In 'ilowarr
For ' a time it appeared that Bome
progress was being made towards
ending the growing ot opium in
Chin:.. But when it was learned that
foreign interests had reaped im-
mense fortunes from the disposal of
the drug stocks on hand at the time
of the "'clean up" the natives revel-
led against the new order of things
and revived the Industry.
Don Wson of El Reno transacted
business and visited friends in th3
tcitj yesterday afternoon
Sling Hash to
Norman Okla. July M.-lluHhlng
In fsxIiloiiaMo Colorado summer
resort hotel -muh It thu wuy sev-
eral University uf Oklahoma coed
are spending the 1 t summer vaca-
tulon while enjoying the nccnl.-
Ruckles. 'tfooiiiT men often earn money to
continue their college work and at
the same time enjoy a vacation per-
iod In llm mountain working as bell
hops or clerks lu hotels chauffeurs
on busses running between railroads
nil mountain resorts. Hut so fur ns
ran bo ascertained this l the first
(lino that self supporting Sooner co
ed have followed the Jiushlng plan
during tho summer vacation period.
OF FIRE "
Smoke From Conflagration Seen
for Mile Around. Estimat-
ed Lot Still placed at
No new light according to Fife
Chief Ciuttls has been focussed upon
the origin of the fire whkfii yester
day during tho noon hour destroyed
five Kansas avenue bullAiiiKS a
warehouse and threeromn dwelling
house causing a loss roundly esti
mated at $50000.
Data for use In tho report of tho
fire Is being collected today by tho
Mre department. Some definite fig-
ures concerning the loss may be
Jonas Cook agent for A. S. Gllkey
owner of the buildings estimates
Mr. Gllkey's loss at approximately
$35000. Tho Phillips. Electric com-
pany used a portion of the building
occupied by the Nalll vulcanising
concern as a store-room ond all
goods ati'.red In the building were
destroyed. An estimate of the coin-
pany'a loss believed to bd several
hundred dollars Is being jjiado to
Loss to tilio vulciinlzing establish
ment will aggregate $1200 it Is said.
One hundred and fifty dollars will
be 'required to repair the damage to
he .ucnonif building located across
r-aetically all contents wero re
moved from the three room dwelling
'loioie consumed in tho flames. Mrs.
'Ova Andrews wan the occupant of
Firemen Remain at Scene
City fire fighters remained at the
eene of the fire until 7 o'clock last
night. All Indications of fire wera
extinguished at 6:35 o'clock.
Smoke from the conflagration was
won from miles 'around. It was re-
norted here. The local office of tho
Southwestern Boll Telephone com-
oany rocelved several culls from
nearby towns asking for information
concerning tho blaze. Many persons
visited the scenes yesterday after
noon and this morning.
Damage from the fire probably Is
the largest recorded here since the
destruction of tho Chickasha Cotton
compress several years ago.
By United Press.
McAlester July 15. Ell Thomas
negro twenty-one was electrocuted
'n the state penitentiary early today.
He was convicted in LeFlore county
of killing an innocent youth at a '
Sunday school picnic.
WILL. RECEIVE APPLICATION
Sii FOR MILITARY TRAINING
Application for admission to the
citizens' military training camp may
be made with Mai. Hugh Keeley
Smith jr. R. C. Information con-
cerning the camp and the traihing
offered will be supplied those who
call at Major Smith's office over the
Eagle Mercantile company. Appli-
cants must be over 16 years of age.'
One month's military training free
of charge is being offered by the
Mrs. Roy Doss and little Miss Ileth
Palmer left today for a visit with
relatives and friends in Dallas.
S LL M R
LAW LAST NIGHT
Change Ordinance Giving W. H.
Catterall Ecluiivt Right to
Collect and Remove Garb-
age From Thl City
PROJECT IS LAUDED
Mayor' and City Dad Commended
for Move to Improve Thorough-
far Leading to tha Okla-
homa College for Women.
Issuance of additional permits to
collect garbage within thu city llm-
II Is .nuihorl.ed In nn ordinance
pussed lust nltflit by l ie illy coum 11
In session In the city hull.
Thin nrdlnimco amends ordinance
number Srtti which gave W. II. Cat-
terall un exclusive permit to collect
and remove garbage from the illy.
On application of Mr. Caterall. un In-
Junction order restraining C. Sul-
lian form collecting and removing
.arbage recently was Isued In di-
l.IU court. Thut the pasage of Cm
amending ordinance may Mart a le-
gal fight Involving tho city was rum-
ored this morning.
"It appearing that there Is n con-
siderable umount of uncollected and
unremoved garbage now within tho
city of Chickasha and by reanon ot
such condition that tCirt emergency
exists and (hat for tho preservation
of the public health an emergency
should bo declared to exist and pro-
vision mudo for Issuing additional
permits." the owllnanco reads.
Mayor and Counoil Commend
Communications from the Lions
club und O. w. Austin president of
the Oklahoma Collego for Women
commondod the mayor and city conn-'
ell 'for taking steps to improve Kov-
ent'eenth street. The communication.-!
were read laxt'nlglit.
"I Dm delighted to know; of tho ac-
tion of the city coiimjl relative to
fixing Seventeenth Hlreet" President
Austin nayn In tho letter. "Every
patrlollo citizen of Cliickatihu has
been anxiously awaiting for this move.
'Where there Is a will there Is a
way; and I nui confident you good
men have the will tliereforo tbe'way.
Is doubtless forthcoming and Seven-
lenth street Improvement Is to bo a
"By Ihu llmo school opnnu tho
state of Oklahoma will have nn
(Contlnuod on page sii)
An Information charging Howard
J. Hunter O. T. Lawrence and Chas.
McWilliams with attempt to escape
from prison was filed in county court
this morning by Ben Gotf county
Hunter Lawrenco and McWIlllama
are the trio which made a bold ot-
tempt to escape front tho' county Jail
Wednesday evening. Hunter and Mc-
Williams were captured by Oscar.
Dryden deputy Bherifr before vthey
could mako good their escape. Law-
rence was apprehended after a chaso
which closed Thursday morning at
McWilliams was arrested in Okla-
homa City several days ago on a
warrant charging .hint with assault
He was being held in jail In default
of bond when he Is alleged to have
made the attempt to escape. Hunr
and Lawrence are being held for tftp
robbery of a hardware Btore in Mlitj-
co and for an alleged attempt o kijl .
one of the proprietors who wnlkesd
into -the store while it was being
Show Man Told
To Leave Enid I
By United Press.
Enid July 15. Walter S. Billings
theatre manager -who Tuesday nijht
was reported to have been coated
'with crude oil and cotton and order-
ed to leave town left last night for
an unannounced destination accords
Ing to current rumor thia morning.
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Pool, J. Edwin. Chickasha Daily Express (Chickasha, Okla.), Vol. 22, No. 166, Ed. 1 Friday, July 15, 1921, newspaper, July 15, 1921; Chickasha, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc727038/m1/1/: accessed August 17, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.