The Morning Tulsa Daily World (Tulsa, Okla.), Vol. 15, No. 124, Ed. 1, Tuesday, February 1, 1921 Page: 1 of 18
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JANUARY OU4 I I
VOL. XV NO. 124.
TULSA OKLAHOMA TUESDAY FUB1UJARY 1 1921
PRICE 5 CENTS.
ill III III III AIHHbl
Cousins Who Abducted
Mrs. Witherell of Holly-
wood Plead Guilty j
XTRA GUARDS -ON JOBj
FcfiiuK Kuns High; Victim (
Say They Treated Her Well j
Only Wouldn't Let Her Go '
HELLO GIRLS SOLVED CASE
l'hont' Call Traced Resulting;
In Arrest of One; Prisoner
Found in Canyon Cabin'
I'- A.N'GKLKH Jan. 31. Altliur 1
cente-scd kidnapers of Mrs. Gladys l
Wrh.rl). wife of O. IS Witherell I
yP-cit company president j
pVul.- l guilty to u charge of kidnap-
plug in the superior court Into tnd.i). '
Hcntui was deferred until Wednos- !
jay n-minB. i
A i . in to have them (.outpaced at
on. o so they could bu Uni ted for
the p.-nltentlary tonight was aban-1
dutied when tho prisoners asked for
eutiKl. saying they wished to pro-
dun rildeneo in "mitigation" of I
thvlr '.rr.v.. I
Itctiorts to Chief of Police Penile-
pint that there was "a bad feellnK"
in Ho'l.wvood over the abduction
rausod the authorities to decide up-
on an Immediate disposition of the
cae. If possible.
The Carr.s nald they were wIllliiK
to plead at once nnd wero taken to
the country courthonsu under a 1
heavy uuard. I
Tlirv were plceii n iifeltmlnnrv
tip.irlnt? liefnrii .TllKttrn nf Ibe Pence
ll.r.shaw who held them to answer !!ml educated fullblood was named
to the superior court. The justice I Principal unlet of the Cherokecs
questioned both tnon and they ad-1r" today In an election In which
inlttfil having taken Sirs. Witherell I "everal huudred ileleKatcH from all
to the Isolated mnchhouso near I ovrr the Cherokee nation partlcl-
Corona Klverslde county where she i PJted. ievl Cookson of mixed
was found early today. i
Then tho two wero taken to th
mperlor court where Judco Sidney
ItccB sat In special scsilon to ro-
(de their pleas. IJotli pleaded
KUllty. but Klnyd Carr nskd that
tentencc be deferred.
"V would like to havo counsel
o wo ran present tnltlKUtlns e'l-
ilence." he told the court.
Judco Keevo continued the caFO
until Wednesday and rwslisnod W.
T. AKgeler actlnc public defender
M counsel for tho men.
Sheriff John C. Cllnc who was
prepared to have tho men taken
away tonlpht It they should bo sent-
enced decided that extra BUards be
pViced on duty at thcr county Jail
to whirh tho men were returned.
The officers let It bos known that
they were prepared Uiconvoy the
men to n secret place ot detention
thould that lieenmc necessary.
Floul Carr t'oiif'-ef.
I'lujd Carr made u confession late
today accordlns to tho pollen in 5 oV0.k t0nlKlit because mo-
which he said he planned the kid- 1()I1S r.soiuton8 aml arllmentary
yaplntr and lured Mrs. Witherell .)roce(lllro werP ot ircPS)ty itlr.
irom lier Homo last Tuomiay niBtu
mans ner suo was wnnion ny tiomu-
one Injured in an automobile acci-
dent. Carr tho pollco say told them ho
V ok Mrs. Witherell into a car with
Jili cousin and himself and they
drove away. When Mrs. Witherell
rcalltcd tho situation and attempted
to bf ak away Floyd Carr seized her
urn! applied a hndkerchlcf soaked
In chloroform to her face according
to his statoment. She becamo very
talkatlvu after that Carr was do-
'ONTlNUKD ON J'AUIJ TBN
COLBY RAPS SENATOR
Won't He .loluiMiii's TnrUicr In a
(host Dunce on Jap (JucMlon
WASHINGTON Jan. 31. Sena-
tor Johnson of California asked Sec-
retary Colby today to mako public
thu negotiations between tho Unit-
ed States and Japan on tho Call-
i forntn land question nnd Mr. Colby
i replied )at "jf senator Johnson ex-
perts 1 1 do a ghost dance on tills
nubjeii. he's got to do It without
We .is a partner."
Eenatur Johnson In a formal
Matetn ot rcltoratod his declaration
embodied In a utatoment last R.it-
rUy that Holand S. Morris. United
states atnbnssador tn Japan and
noron Shldehara Jnpauesa atnbas-
"'Vlor here In the negotiations re-
cently oucluded tentatively agreed
Pon a trenty "which In effect re-
Pealed tho California alien land law."
Jointing to Secretary Colby's re-
?' mado Saturday that tho
J-ailforrla sonator was proceeding
on an erroneous assumption Sena-
w Johnson aked that the report
Atniiassador Morris on tho nego-
fh . . bo '"tlo public assorting
ii.i i "'" P'oplo of tho west aro en-
juied t0 know what that report con-
Easlnmn Kodak Firm
k Withdraws Its Appeal
r.'Al"NOTON Jan. 31. The
lw.Lnan Kodak company todov
in ?rw Ula iPPaI It had filed
' 'I9 supreme court from convlc-
"Ot bofore tho United States district
"Wt at Iltiffnlp N. Y under tho
"aerman antl-trtist act. On motion
V;.':.oun'l for the company Chief
Jisuce Whlto ordered issunnco ot
"V.n otQ "uuli-lng the company to
in .W" the monopoly."
i' Photographic supplies which the
Urnmont alleged It held.
Got Your New
Auto Tag? May
Be Fined If Not
Ily Anoeliiti-d I'rera mate Wire
OKI.A1KJMA CITY. Jan 31.--Do
tho new 1921 iitltomnlillu li-
cense' tags nilorn yniir car Mr.
Motorist? If not. and they ro
not affixed by February 1
(Tuesday) providing you )ijo
not nimlu Ii tI'l lent ton for same
you will be liable tu a tine of $25
1'lvo hundred motorists stood
In linn at thu office of the Mato
highway commission here tit noon
today waiting their turn to sveuro
tlm 1921 license. Scoies wore on
liaml when tho officii opened ltn
doom at 8 o'clock.
After mlgnlght tonight all
nutouioblla owners of tin- pinto
who havij not tiiuil application
for t!i new tagB will In- subject
to uricst Henry Wood highway
commissioner said. Fifteen .thou-
sand tags were h-juod In Okla-
homa county last year while only
.'.ono have been Issued ho fur this
year .Mr. Wnntl caul
U CA flO OU FROPF's
1 ILnUO Jl I ll J I lL.U
Levi Gritts Named Chipf
UUHS 1ulllLU lllu
By UnailimOUS Vote
. rp i i i
BOOS! TULSA WOMAN
Mrs. Lida D. Lindsay In-
dorsed for Inspector; 3 of
Tulsa Delegates Go
ffp'rlal tn The Wurl.l.
of JtuskoKee. 47
""'". win liven on inn Illinois nv
er near (Jure was elected usslstant
Trllm Split 0cr Slavery
Hotli elections wore unanimous n
full representation ot the tribe mov-
ItiK In accord for tho first time since
tho Civil war when tho once-powerful
nation divided over the question
of blavcry a majority deciding to
nllBii with tho confederate forces
while n band of no mean propor-
tions according to tribal history
withdrew from tho council and
Joined union forces In Kansas.
Tho meeting today was In striking
contrast to custom In former Chero-
kee gntherlncs. White men In num-
ber members of the trlbo through
marrluge. partook In tho election
and pow-wowed with their dark-
skinned brethren through Interpret-
ers Although tho meeting was
called to order 111 tho old Cherokee
capltol building here at 10 o'clock
llilM mnriiltlP (t 1t'1 tint nillAnrtt llti
motcA trom Cherokee to Knullsh
und vice versa
Indian Warrior Presides
Price Cochran 78 yearn old Civil
war veteran nnd president of tho
Cherokoo Keotoowah society and a
Presbyterian minister prcklded. Sam
Smith chief of tho Night Hawks
was nlao a prominent figure.
Until recent moves by tho Night
Hawks nnd the Keotoowah society
to afflllatn with the Cherokee Hxe-
cutlvo council tho trlbo f?as divided
Into three principal factions. The
Night Hawks had refused to accept
government land grants and recog-
nized only tho treaty negotiated
during the administration of Presi-
dent Martin Van Puren providing
In substance that "all theso lands
shall be property of the Cherokecs
as long ns tho grass grows or the
water flows." It was Cochran. It
Is said who led the band which
withdrew from th" trlbnl council In
lSei'nnd Joined the I'nlnn army at
which time Albert Pike former
army officer nnd thon confederate
commissioner was pleading for
Cherokee support for tl;o south and
In tho faco of pronounced Cherokee
sentiment favoring tho south. The
executlvo council was conceived In
Tulsa In October of 1918.
Tulsa Women lmlon.nl.
Mrs. Ula D. Undsay of Tulsa was
Indorsed by the council today for
tho position of Indian Inspector. A
Resolution was ndnptco. which re-
quests tho appointment of an Indian
CONTINl'BU O.N PAOr. TK.N
Villa Called Upon lo
Lead Mexican Cavalry
Is Suppressing Revolt
SAN ANTONIO Texas. Jan.
31 According to Information
In Mexican circles hero today
Krariclsco Villa has been called
on by tho Mexican government
to aid the federal troops sent
Into tho statu of Duran-'o to
suppress tho revolt led by the
eleven Arleta brothers. Villa
will bo placed nt the head of a
cavalry command. According
to messages received from Tor-
rcton tho Arletas havo started
a reign of terror and Ameri-
cans aro fleeing. Tho federal
government has sent several
columns of troops to put down
tho revolt Villa has been
asked to aid because of his
knowledge of tho topography
as tho Arletas aro operaUng la
his old stamping Grounds.
IN STATE SENATE
Doubtfu' Whether Admin-
; istraiio 1 of Insurgent j
MAY BE AN EXPLOSION
Trapp Could Send the Gov-
ernor to the Discard Just
About When He Pleased.
REPUBLICAN HOUSE DIVIDED
i Knnlltrli Rirnntrili Pnn'l Tin
Mustered at the Present to
Put Vital Measures Over.
Ily C. W. It. HINDS.
Tin World's I'apltil Corrrnponlent.
OKLAHOMA CITY Jan. 25. Tile
beginning of the new legislative
week finds neither faction of the
senate demoeriitH satisfied with pre-
vailing conditions und die lnten-
1 Inn In (If.frt.'it m.t if .1... n.-..-
1 SirilflKlin - Itrkhi.rf on 1 n i I u t. t I ..
rieasures may be completely suc-
cessful; Hkoulsc may bo an nbso-
When "noses' were counted" Sun-
day there were four senators openly
slating they would favnr or oppose
iiumnuicm according to thi wishes of
the democratic organization--
.M.-hn!a ..f l.f...l. M..1M... f
Durant Anglln of lloldouvllle- and
Hollouay of Hugo.
Holloway and Anglin place their
construction of suth duties on a'
h.gli piano and qualify but they
nru listed as purely itdmlulutratlon
and their' votes have shown they
ure regulars among the regulars.
Naturally thu senators who havo
had other Jobs through tho friend-
liness of tho governor Dearmon
and Draiighon aro administration
men to tho core and Ilcnsley fed-
eral appointee will trot and vuto be-
hind hl.'i appointed companions.
To those seven faithful can be
added 1'ugh of llolse and Simpson
of Thomas or nine In all who will
very probably never knowingly cast
a vote that would lnconvenltncu or
causo discomfort to the present
democratic state ml ministration.
More May I'all In I .Inc.
This must not be construed to
mean that tho administration has
not greater strength than thosu
mentioned for It has but always
those t.lne will be arrayed against
any meahuro or project that would
imperil or even weaken thu control
of parly machinery tho governor
hits on the state. However such
additional strength as can tie given
to thu statu machine mimic organ
must como through the gro.up of
senators who rally around iho lieu-
tenant governor thu more powerful
because Trapp tho moment he sees
tho goicrnor reaching for the steer-
ing wheel cum throw his sttength
to tho opposition and send the gov-
ernor to tho discards
Thus the week's session opened
with the republican house mill try-
ing to gather Into one solid masa
on tho vital measures that aro ap-
proaching open consideration ami
perhaps shy of flvo members In
that full strength it is even pos-
sible thnro are other hottso republl-
canswho aro so strongly nttacluid
to the governor's highway program
that they cannot break loose with-
out losing teeth.
lloads and bridges aro Just or-
dinary objects to look at but there
Is always necessity for men and ma-
terial to be used before wo can havo
cither roads or bridges over those
Senato explosions aro predicted
before tho week olapses. This may
bo alt oiiu big initio explosion or
Just small ones calculated to cxposo
certain minimis In Isolated spots.
A "I'nlr" Dcul for Sonic.
Careful survey of the normal
budgets after being operated on by
j wiiYcriiur iioiicrinou iiiuicaies tuai
I republican leglMatois nro in de-
I mand. The goornor pared down all
j normal sUnxil budgets on a per-
I centagt basin.
1 Thai was fair- -on tho surface
but tho Durant and Ada normal
heads asked only "for tho old allow
ances for maintenances while thu
normal heads of the other . four
schools asked for stiff Increases
The governor made a percentage re-
duction. Senator Luther Harrison
resides nt Ada. lleprienttitlvcs
Porter Newman and Dr. J. U. Smith
reside at Durant.
Would Oul. J. It. A.
Introduction of a rusolutlon by
Itepresentatlvo Tyleo of Okmulgco
to havo the governor apprise the
linuso In detull of all deficiencies
iw existing brought Hen Hamsun
to his feet to ask If the governor's
report did not contain stiflclent In-
formation for unjone to compro-
hend but Tylee refused to think so
and the resolution was place In the
regular routine hopper.
itepresentatlvo driven Introduced
another house' bill In regard to regis-
tratlon of automobiles the soventh
In the two houses pertaining to that
Another Iloiul ProJo'L
Representative I. L. Harris of
Oklahoma county hss a bill beforo
tho houso which would very sovoro-
ly modify our present law relative
to the sale ot bonds. His measure
would legalize tho sale of road Im-
provement lionds ut below par in
such counties as aro nuw In need of
Undor our present statute no bond
can be sold for less than par and
CONTINUED ON J'AUK THUMB
Funinl Dlr.clor.. :o 8. llouliler Phonr
O. liH.MOO Anibvlanct trvlc. Advt
Fight Over Susie Crow Land
In dishing Pool Worth Many
Millions Again Brought Up
Regular Vaudeville Show LCxpeeled at Interior Department
Hearing 'loday; Rig Section
Muskogee .Moved to
Hp. ml In 1 h Wntlii.
WASHINllTON Jan. 31. The In-
terior department tonight wns pre-'
pared for vaudcWIIc tomuriow when
nttonieys ('trek Indians oil com-'
piinies and various and sundry
Oklahoma Interests will appear to
favor and fuht the" plnn to get the.
Susie Crow rase involving valuable
oil lands In tho Cushing field hack
Itut while the presentation of the
case may offer vaudeville ft attires
the declslop it will likely be one to
rattso sit cplcnH nights to Assistant
Secretary of Interior Vogelsang who
Is to hear the nine. A largo section
of Tulsa Muskogee and Siipt'ilpa has
lieen transplanted her for tho cafi.
Many Proud HcIiiiIich Appear.
It all started when SiibIc t'row. a
Creek Indian died Intestate In 1W. I
Susie may not havo been popular In '
her lifetime but she has proud rel-'
atives In great numbers to ptiilsn
her memory after the Cushing pool i
t'.'imn in. I
Among them was Lolly Jack. '
Lolly appeared out of nowhere and
got one-foutth of the land from
which jn.uoti ooo woYth ot oil has1
been taken and in which it Is estl-j
mated that J .1.0(10000 still remains.
Lolly got more money out of his
royalties last jear than Iho presi-
dent ot the I'nlted States receives.
He was almost In the Charley Chap-
lin clarr He gave Ho.onu away to
keep down litigation. Now the per-
ilous who got the mon"y want to
give It back to him and thei uppar-
1920 OIL AND GAS ROBBERS' VICTIM
TAX RATE IS SETj'IN BAD' WITH U. S.
State Board of Equalization
Adopts Schedule for
Ily AMoclat.il lr Klt Wire.
OKLAHOMA CITY Jan. 31
The 1920 schedttln for taxation of
oil and gas pipe lines wn adopted
for 1921 nt a meeting nf tho state
. . . ..
oi equalization liero uiuay.
Tho board docldcd that oil In stor-
i;o shall bo assessed at market
price oil in storage less than 30
days being considered as fresh oil j
and assessed at full price.
Oil in torago more than 30 days
nnd less than u .year will bo assessed i
lit 10 per cent leas than the malketj
price of fresh oil It was determined
while nil in stniage more than one i
year shall be assessed nt 25 per cent'
less than fresh oil. I
The schedule for oil nnd gas plpo
lino for ono mile adopted by iho
board calls for a return on 2-lneh
plpo of Jol; on 3-Inch Jl.lt I: on
l-lnch. J1C29; on 10-ineh JI.SI2
and on lft-lnch f 13320.
ROBBERS LOCK UP'LET US DIE AT
TRIO 0FVICTIMSj HOMETHEY ASK
Delivery Boys and StoreiRed Crosser Says Okla-
Manager Imprisoned homa Soldiers Want
In Chilly Ice Box j to Come Home
Numbed with cold nnd sufforlng
Intenso pain Sam Carr manager
and two delivery boys of Iho Hens
rasji storu No. 2 Tenth and Klgln
were releaivd from tho Ice box by
their employer Nathan Clous about
nu hour after they had been locked
up by a trio of robbers who had en-
tered the H'.ore Just ut closing time
nnd rifled thu cash icglslcr of about
Tho three bandits all of them
with guns and ono wearing a mask
entered tho store and forced Carr
and tho two boys behind a counter.
While otic of tho robbers searched
the register the othor two sunn lied
Carr and thf boys. "I'll Just keep
this may not bo back again nnd tho
last tltn'o I was hero 1 gave It back
to you" one of tho robbers nald as
ho took a billfold from Carr's
As tho trlu prepared to leave
Carr nnd tho boys wero forced Into
the Ico box and tho door was locked.
When Gens walked Into tho store
about an hour later lie was attract-
ed by pounding on tlte Icebox door.
Ho opened me uoor nnu iiueruieu
It was the second time In two
months this storu hut been held up.
The first robberv occurred shortly
bofore Chrlstmns when three men
held up the store and rifled the
cash register of about $60. Carr
told tho police that he belluvud the
robbers last night were tho sumo
ttlo that visited him before.
J. 11. McConnel 16 North Hlwnod.
reported to the pollco that about II
o'clock two men held htm up nt the
Frisco tracks and Klwood and rob-
bed him of JD0. McCtmnel said
that ho was walking north on Kin-nod
and that as ho crossed the
(racks tho two men Jumped out
from behind a boxcar.
Two Din In Kerosene I'lrtj
HAFSLMKH. Pa.. Jan. 31 - Mrs.
Victor Jnrobsnn nnd her daughter
victoria. IS. wero burned to death
here this morning following the ex-
plosion of kerosene with which Mrs.
Jauobhou was kindling a flro l'our
others wero badly burned.
of Tulsa Sapulpa and 1
Capital for Case
ently they want it taleii uuay from
Lolly pioved he was a hall
brother to Susie I'nm The s
has been fought all the way through
Oklahoma courts and the suptemn
mint refuses to grant u writ of cer-
tiorari to hear It Now thu only way
to get Into the siyireme court Is to
hao the I'nlted States Intervene and
then It cnti go through 1 1 tourts
again. Thru Is what I If) ! Hurler
department will be asked ;n do bv
one side and thu other nblc will
bllteily contest It.
who got one-
ln Susie's 100
acres Is hoie uccuuipnnleri by her
daughter Katie Painkiller. r.
Talor. postmaster tit Snpulpii who
came to appear as guntdlati for
Lusanna. was very much surprised
to see Untie walk Into lh llnlelgli
lintel today bedecked in the bright-
A Oti.'irilhin.ilp Itnw.
Lusanna denied that Taylor Is her
guardian ami Taylor Insists that he
Is. Until have lawyers. Lusnnnn li
said to be stone deaf and spinks a
mixture of languages which no other
Indian can understand but she Is
expected to make It iluderstoill that
Taylor Is not her guardian. Some
of the Oklahomans! hern for the
healing are N II tiihsou Wlllard
Martin (leorge Itamsey and .1. t
Stone Muskogee. 1 Karl Shaffer
Preston C. West nnd A. C TA'titon
Tulsa N O. Lytic W. II. Prior T.
P Smith S. W. Ilrowu Jr. Sapulpa;
nnd L. Iiwson Holdf nvlllc.
. . . f
KCVenUe Collector tO In -
vestignte Case of Man
Who Lost $-12000
lly AwlaKil t're lbt Wire
OKLAHOMA CITY Jan. 31 IW
the. statement of Kills Illshnrn Unit
fin was robbed of (12000 J 10.000 of
"'men was in c iiimonus. recently is
tine his troubles hnvo only begun
)nI. .. U n!.!. cnllcc
tor of Internal revenue
in a state-
ment mado late today.
He sJild: "A list of persons In this
city who filed Income tax returns In
1020 does not contain lllslutrii's
name. We will mak" a personal In-
vestigation of the ease.
Three pennltles are possible In the
case of persons falling to make In-
come tax returns according to lloleti.
Tho first is tho assessment of a 23
per cent itf the total tax. The sec-
ond Is an assessment of a flue of
$1000. Tho third Is applied In cases
of persons who will Mly fail to file
such .(turnHi Thls 1(n.ty not
morn than (10.000 fine and ImprlS'
otiment for ono year or both with
costs ot prosecution.
Ily Aioclti! frets Bute Wire
OKLAHOMA CITY Jan.
i. joiiiibon. cunirmnii ot ine usia-
Iinma county chapter of the Airier!-)
can Ked Crops Issued n statement
. . . ... .
today which says thein are 1000
formrr tubercular soldiers tu Okln -
a .. .
homa uneared for and without A'101"1' l!t r'uer aiid li win St. John
.... .. . "linker confirmed what tho social.
funds 'ihero nro 3.000 nervous j t )imy maim!.! miico the
und mentally deficient rases in Just i trial that the socialist officials wero
us pitiable condition his slatemont ' l;lui1 '"' onvicted lit an atmos-
. i phere of hysteria and prejudice that
ruulH- mndn a fair trial Impossible.
'There are 31 Oklahoma buys in! "The sin lallst party asserted three
the Cited States public service ho. ' -"MTist ku o.v i-a.ib ti:n
Pltal nt Fort ltayardN. M. who LINDSAY LOSES IN APPEAL
have signed n petition asking that i
they do returned to Oklahoma so
that they may nt least die among
frlnnds." the statement continues.
"Wo have Investigated Public
Health Hospital No. 3f. of the
United States nt St. Louis. Mo and
found that It Is tho nbtindoncd St
Louts poorliouse. It Is four stories
high' and tip re are approximately
300 Oklahoma boys confined In thai
Would Rcnl His Fine
Home Cheap to Man
With Dozen Children
PINK ULt'Pl' Ark.. Jan. 31
A man with 12 children can rent
i handsome home In Pine Hluff
for -almost nothing" T. H. Ash-
croft banker announced tn a
statement hero today. Mr. Ash-
croft who owns Interest in weve-
rn 1 banks. Is moving to Little
Itnck. In advertising his I'luo
llluff home for lease he said
"The houso positively will not
he leased io u family without
h.ldreu ami the moro children in
ho family. Ill" lower the price A
man with 12 iluldren can have it
on a long lease fur almost nothing."
BERBER WINS OUT
gffjj pLffl png
Supreme Court Reverses
Case of Editor; Landis
DEBS TO STAY IN PEN:
President Wilson Dccliiicn to
Grant Clemency to Social-
ist President Candidate
SOCIALIST PARTY ELATED !
High Court's Ruling Upholds'
Its Contention of Political 1
Prosecution Is Claim i
WASHINGTON Jan 31- Victot
U .Jlerger socialist editor of Mil-
waukee and four eo-defondants
who were convicted nnd sentenced
in terms tanging from 10 to SO
M-iiis for violation of the war-llme
espionage act will be given pew
trials under n decision today by
of certain of them.
Dividing six lo three the court
held that Federal District Judge IC.
M. Janills of Chicago uis lueliglbln
to conduct the trial and should
have retired upon the fllbig of nil
affidavit by the defendants ('hunt-
ing him with "pursntial bias and
prejudice" berausn of tho nativity
Of .. 111. uf tbelii.
Iletih Is Denied I'm-ilnm.
While Justice MeKenna was
lending Urn majority opinion of the
court announcement came from the
whlto housi) that ('resident Wilson
had overruled a recommendation of
'lie department of Justice that til"
sentence of Kiigetni V Debs pre-
viously affirmed by the supremo
coin I be commuted to expire next
February 12. Debs ninny time a
candidate ot tho socialist parly fot
P...I.I.I..I lu .......l... 11 ......... 1.. 1.A
ll'Mn. - l n HV till 11 JI'Min ill IIIU
tederul prison hi Atlanta On. as a
result of his conviction nt Cleveland
Ohio on ptacticatly the satin
charges as wetc Merger und Ills co-
defendants. These co-defendants aro Adolph
thinner national secretary nf the
siii-lallst parly a native of l'russlu;
William Krusn editor of Iho Young
Socialist magazine whoso patents
were Hermans .1 lxiills Kugdnhi
nnd Irwin St John Tucker writers
and lecturers natives ot tlin I'nlted
Stales and claiming lo ho not of
Immediate Oermau descent.
The solo question beforo the su-
preme coin t was whether Judge
I.audls had erred In continuing to
sit In the case after counsel for
tho defense had filed a properly
drawn affidavit of prejudice. Six
meinbeij of the coutt. lnctudlus.
Chief Justice While held that he
did three other membets Justlcou
Day 1'ltney atid Mcltcypnlds held
that he did not. and filed opinions
shatply dissenting from that ot thu
Delis Itiillug no Surprise
The decision ot tho pturldutit In
tho Debs esse came as no surprise
because of his previolM refusals to
Intervene in the case on the ground
that Debs had sought to handicap
the government through opposition
to thu selective servlcu act during
the war and that the granting of
clemency In this curu might Induce
'similar tactics on the part ot others
In the event or another war.
Announcement of tho president's
decision was made n few bonis
after tho recommendallonK of thu
department of Justlcu had been
submitted to him.
SOCIALIST PAItTV Al
ClllCAOO Jan. 31.- -The socialist
part) through Its national organiza-
tion in Chicago Issued this stuln-
...nr .... tv... ... (.....!.
mMl Wl.on to pardon Kugeno V.
Dobs und the supreme decision In
i crKr -i""': .
1 'Tho supremo court n ordering
m.w .' flir vl l(Ji. )(.rut.r js
! Units Kugd.ihl. William F. Kruse.
imvfifc ii'ii.ij mi iii't 'iiiini.i if. I i.'ni-
Denier .huenlle Judge Cnn'l lU'fuso
lo Pornl-h l-'.ildeni'c
WASHINGTON. Jan. 31 Judge
lit it it I i.i.i-..s. .r ti... t 1 1
. ourt hi a ne ii to lny ii
. -i . i mL"!?..?.! .'.ly.V!
relief from rourl contempt. He was
ndludged In lontempt tor refusal lo
diviiigu evident gttcn him in conli-
denec. The appeal was to determine tho
status of Juvenile i ourt und whether
Judge Lindsay has right to with-
hold Information from the district
attorney obtained during the pro-
ceedings of tho juvenilis court. Tho
I'nlted States supremo court held It
hud no Jurisdiction In the case.
I Tt'I.NA. Jan. SI -Maitnuim 31. mini-
I mum ii; north winds clouily
I OKLAHOMA Tui-mlay una WnliiMdiy
ctou.ly probably local ralim.
AllKANHAK Tu.aitay and Wfdnesday
ttnuily probably local ralna.
i KANSAS. : Kalr la vrt.l. iimuIc1 In
I tail portion Turalay; Wpln ailay prnb
ably (air somewhat narintr In raat por-
tion loii.Wh loi-Ai i;i:sts.
1 Tbl'A Ad club lintel Tul 1 I'
I Annua' liannuM of llruile -liornl flaw.
I I'irai I'raabylrrlan church. 30 i. in
Vr'a-una uf i-'oreiun Wara. nninlclpAl
auilitotluni I 30 p. to.
Annual rl.'tmn ef director Jun'.ar
iharntier ot ennuntrca jupurlor louit-
I room 710 o'clock.
New K. C. Chief
Reads Riot Act
To City's Crooks
KANSAS CITV. Jan. 31 Al-
leged gunmen highwaymen nti-
toinobllo thieves and other unite-
slruhlc wore given notice today
hv ('Italics IMwnrds Kansas
City's new chief of police that
thu town Is not big enough for
them when they filed through
the show-up room nt pollco head-
quarters. Nearly Kb) men gath-
ered In tho pollen net within the
last tlllei! dns were examined b'
detectives under direction ' ot
Most of the prl.ioncts were told
(I. iil "You i annul live In Kau-
nas City "
Chief IMwnrds Midi underwmld
habitues would have a breathing
spell ot 21 hours to depart but
warned them that If they were
found later they would bo
luotight buck to Jail.
' llueklo on your guns and be
prep.iled to fight" was tho
thief's ultimatum to alleged gun-
men. "The citizen of this town
like dead crooks" ho told thu
TIME FOR PAYING
Needn't Pay First Half
Until April M; Bill
WAREHOUSE BILL UP
On Senate Calendar for Spe-
cial Consideration This
Afternoon at '. o'Clock
OKLAHOMA CITY Jan. 31.
Tho ad valorem lax measure ex
tending tho time for payment ot
the first halt of tho 1020 taxes un-
til April 30 nnd the last half on
J u ii o If became a law today with-
out the governor's signature.
An extension In tho lime for pay
ment of automobile taxis than Feb-
ruary 1. was not allowed by the
senate of thu Oklahoma legislature
when It voted down a resolution by
1.'. K. Woods uf Clurcmorc asking
for such extension. Ho later nioven
to havo tho matter expunged front
Warehouse Hill I'ji Tim lay.
The wnrehousu hill is under spe-
cial cull of tho senate for considera-
tion Tuesday afternoon at 3 o'clock
Tho senate did not consider It tuday
although it was on tho calendar.
A resolution wns paused by tho
house asking that tho governor
furnish a list ot all deficiencies In
the state departments since the
last legislature Another resolution
passed asking that he furnish ad
ditional Information on tho budget.
Ask I nlieiNlty Itiilldlng.
A tia'vral science building for tho
state university at Norman okla.
la asked In u bill Introduced In the
senate Monday by Harry U. Cordell
nt Manilou. 'Din exact appropria-
tion asked Is $303000. Another bill
Introduced by Cordoll calls for
11 IT 000 to bo spent In extensions
to the university library.
A senate resolution Introduced by
W. L. Hullowiiy of Hugo auks that
the state ooustltutlnn bo amended
to crento a budget and tax review-
ing board In place ot tho stuto board
Would Units; .Solon's Pay.
A resolution was introduced In
the houso by T. K. Heck providing
that tho constitutional limitation of
60 days within which tho legula
meb;;;'.hali receWo pay at $6 a
day for every day Including Sunday.
and holidays until the CU working
days shall have passed.
Idigliiicrlng Hill Adwinred.
A bill making a supplemental np
i iron tin t Ion for the engineering illvl-
' slim of the statu highway department
was advanced to third reading by the
senate this afternoon. Sd much de-
bate occurred over another supple-
mental approprlaUon of $15000
....i. ...i .i n i i.ni )
linm il. linn lit .mil iii II nsi uii i.
CONTINUUM ON I'ACIli TUN
Niles Speaker Tonifhl
For Foreign War Vets
Alva J. Nilos will bo the main speak
er nt tho tegular meeting of Veterans
nf Porulgn Wnrs at 7.30 o'clock
Tuesday evening In tho municipal
aiidltoilum. Following the business
session tho voteruns will lie enter-
mined by students nf the Tulsa high
scuooi expressiuii c-nins. ausi huhiiii
Croiisland being scheduled to read
Nigger Wedding" and Oeorgu Todd
"Dunbar Selection rtoss T. War-
ner post commander tu the name
of the post invites every soldier
sailor and marine who has seen surv-
Ico upon foreign soli or in foreign
waters to como to this inciting nnd
to become) a member of tho Tulsa
10 Lashes on Bare
Back for Robbery
Is Delaware's Plan
DOVKH Del. Jan. 31. Tho
Delaware state senate today
passed a bill making the pen-
alty for highway rubber. 10
lashes on the bare bu k n t
less than 20 years imprlsr-n
ment and a fine of $D00. The
vine on thu measure was unanimous.
DRY CHIEFS PLAN
Jail Sentence for First
Liquor Selling Desire
of Prohi. Solons
HIT HOME BREW TOO
Confiscation of all Liquor in
Private Cellars Also Sought
in Latest Program
SEEK A BULLET-PROOF LAW
Chairjnan Volstead lo Work
Out Changes; Matter Up
at Nuxt Congress Session
Ily Tliej ..ocltril I'rm.
WASHINGTON. Jan. 31. Prohi-
bition leaders In congi-iym are hop-
ing to tighten up tho Vobrtead l.iw.
They aro planning new leglsla-
Itlon tn ptovldo a flat Jail sentence
for the first offense of soiling liquor
without giving tho courts tho op-
tional right of Imposing a fine.
Other changes lieing utsuusHctl
mining tho prohibition leaders ro-
late to tho search nnd selzuro clstlso
so ns lo rench tho homu brow nnd to
mnhn moro sweeping tho present
law under which a person buying
liquor tuny bo punished equally with
tho person selling It.
1'or Swcejilng Conflscatlos.
Confiscation ot every drop ot
liquor hold by cltlzonn regardless as
to when or how It was acquired. Is
also being urged. Thin would legal-
ize seizure ot nit stock held In a
prlvatu cellar or a mfcty deposit
vault. Objection to that however
haw boon mado by noma dry loaders
mi the ground that Utile tmch liquor
finds its way intti channels of thu
bootleg Undo nnd that It won't bo
long beforo all such liquor will bo
Unless n ponding bill which would
permit federal commissioners to try
minor liquor cases lit pastied a pro-
posed amendment tn tho Volstead
law would tnko euro of this. Kodoral
court dockets nro now badly con-
gested with Volstead violations and
government officials havo reported a
change ot procedure necessary.
I'p nt Next Kclon.
Tho big fight for nmondmrnt will
start with tho opening of tho new
session according to dry leadors.
They may they hnvo enough voters In
tho houso now to nut through any
added restrictions they might de-
sire but that there Is not enough
Meanwhile. Chairman Volstcnd of
Iho houuo Judiciary committee on
whotsi 'shoulders will fall tho bullc
of revising nnd tightening up is
awaiting word from prohibition en-
forcement officers om to suggestions
tor making thu law bullot-proof. Ho
wants tho advice of tho men charged
with responsibility of breaking up
tho outlaw traffic
Chairman Volstead has expressed
satisfaction with the law believing
It was born with teeth but In talks
with members ho has nxptessed tho
belief that others might he added.
lteports Mhowlng transportation ot
1 li ii or and wholesale imiuggllng
prompted tho movement to put per-
sons transporting und wiling it in
lilt nt Homo lire hots.
in thu effort to stop homo brow-
ing nnd operation of kitchen or gar-
ret distilleries turning out mnnll
quantities; of liquor for sale prohibi-
tion leadeni admit they will run Into
a storm of opposition. When thu
Volstead bill wns beforo eongrcaa In
1919 the big fight was on tho search
nnd seizure provision. This as fin
ally uraucii mtpuiatcd that no
I U- n suchP"nTes 1? we ebeim;
I ?E '
moro ua 0II0.hat'
of alcohol. Humiliation nf this pro-
vision It was nald would lcavo any
placo open to search.
Capture Two Bandits
On Fast Katy Train
DK.VISO.V Texas Jan. 31 Two
alleged bandltit said tu havo been
robbing sleeping passengers wero
captured by members of the train
crew of the Missouri Kan mis Sr.
Texas flyer northbound as the train
approached Dallas a report to tho
local offices cnld today.
Two Tots Killed When
Train Hits Auto Bus
IIALTIMOUK. Mil. Jan. 31. Two
i . . . n- .iiift ... .
! ! ' T'1' H.0" f"
ly Injured and a dozen others slight-
ly Injured when a train on tho An-
napolis short line railroad struck
a bus filled with srhool children
near Shipley Maryland on tho road
between Ilaltlmoro nnd Washington.
Some of tho Injured wero taken to
Camp Meade hlspltals.
New York Life
Farmer & Duran
203 Palaci) Illdg. Phono 1S1
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