The Morning Tulsa Daily World (Tulsa, Okla.), Vol. 15, No. 217, Ed. 1, Friday, May 6, 1921 Page: 3 of 20
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TULSA DAILY WORLD FRIDAY MAY (? 1921
TO CLOSE TODAY
Verdict Expected in
prosecution of Alleged
ATTEMPT TO IMPEACH
Defense Has Witness to Dis-
prove Statements Mntlc
bv Saunders for State
Th - ite rested Ita caso against
il n C'niftman tho third member
f ihi' i.leccd Sperry bank robber
ring ' f''0 trlll lHto Thursday
aftcru 11 iiio mucosa wjuun mm
rMet- 1 i opening statement did
not ro ' any Rtatotnont at that tltno
but (bit utuiur IU wiu uwuuocu UI1U
to ln'ne ted verdict. Both mo-
dem were overruled and tho
defense began Its testimony.
Two r mombcni of tho gang
in December 29 1920 rob-
yj th. stato Guaranty bank of
Jt.crij luc already been tried and
iJiiictt'.J to 15 years In tho ponl-tnti-T
They nro Frank Stanley
ieK' l 1' ''dec and KdiUo Shou-
The i iic black noto book full
o( J'H a ort of diary ns it
were t "1. a nmjor part during tho
tut.m." of M. Haundcrn Thurs-
day Tins book attracted much nt-
tm'tnn .r the other two trJals and
was pitiably responsible In a largo
mmo fr 110 convictions. Occa-
sionally referring toV hln book In
which he hail mado various notes
of nil transactions with tho bandit
tanff Saunders told praatJcally the
name story ho told at tho other
rhrltinaii Positively Identified
Following him on tho stand was
b C. Woods. West Tulsa grocer
who positively Identified ChrlHtmun
13 the man who was driving tho
bandit auto after It left porr;
Woods on tho day of tho robbery
was repairing his auio ni mo siue
of the road Jurt on tho outskirts of
Eperry and ho testified ho saw tho
tiindlt auto after It left Sperry.
noticed Chrlstman becauso ho hud
known lilm for several years.
An effort wan made by the dc-
teue to Impeach "Woods' testimony
IT Dr. P. Seltzer AVcst Tulsa drug-
irlit who said that Woods had told
him before tho trial at tho time
Chrlstman was arrested that ho saw
tho auto and that Chrlstman was
not In It. Followlnjr Hhouquctto'B
trial the- doctor uald ho nsk'cd
Woods about his testimony and
Woods claimed he was Just nils-
taken. However Woodu hruIii
took tho Maud and paid that hn
told tho doctor what he did becauso
he was afraid of the KanR.
On tho nlsht following the Shou-
quetto conviction flro did niysterl-
ouily break out In AVood" More In
West Tulsa and completely de-
Kugcno P. Oum secretary of tho
Oklahoma Hankers' association.
Bob O'Dcll pollco officer John A.
Gustafson chief of police Nowt
Oraham of thn Kxchango National
bank H 0. Hrown Hurtm ilctcc-
tlve l.uther Hlshop deputy sheriff
Of Oklahoma City and V. D. I-lnd-ay
undershcrtft of tho samo place
followed Woods on tho stand. Their
stories were the samo as related nt
the previous trials. Following thu
testimony of Lindsay tho stwto
mil In Impcacli Sunders.
After tho domurrcr of the de-
fense had beon overruled Fred
Jackson took tho stand In bcha'.f
of Chrlstman. Jackson won arrest-
ed at Oklahoma City. Jackson re-
fused to kIvo his name and was for
lomo tlmo known only as John
Poe. However when efforts to
Identify him an ono of tho robbers
failed ho was released. Jackson
wa used mainly ito impeach the
tesflmony of Saunders but con-
tlnucd obj-ectlons of the stato
Mocked this purposo and Jackson
was dismissed from tho ntand with-
out cross examination.
When court adjourned nt 6:30
o'clock j. m. Springer counsel for
the defense said that ho would
close tfoo caso in a very few minutes
rrlday morning n Is also bcllovcd
ilat arguments for both sldea will
ft thort and court officials as welt
' sttorneys were of tho opinion
W-l'T' thI'1 bcautlf"l home 1511
prico reduced $13000
offered for innn .'...'.
H nn including
orth of drnpcrles luco cur-
Portlora and chenlllo rugs.
'U Petroleum tim.. v- EXCLUSIVE
"iroieum Hldg. (Kow Mayo BIdg.)
No Reward Offered
for Slacker Arrests
- . . - u j wiiij ill-nil-
quartors nt Tort Sheridan today n-
sued a statement explaining tha.
certain rules concerning the nppre-
llftllfllnn (if Inrknra !.... ...I.
interpreted to mean that anyone
cuum arrest a antCKer and that a
roward of 50 would bo paid for
each slnekrr titrtinil tti-ao ... --....
- . w mini
Tho rulos actually provide It was
stated that tho person arresting n
stnnkm tllllV tin n 1 1 n ..... .1 itiA . .. .. 1
- .u llllun ru 11111 Ullllltl
expenses Incurred In delivering him
10 nrniy nmnpriucfl providing Hint
sue). cxponscH in no caso exceed 150.
Only army officers or persons hav-
ing authority under the law to mako
on arrest can apprehend u slacker
It wan paid.
that Chrlstman would know his fato
hoforo tho noon recess.
Immediately upon tho completion
of tho Chrlstman sldo of tho caMc
Judgii Colo will sit as Judge In
nnothor big trial that of A. l Mul-
llngtf churgod with tho murder of
P. S. Duke railroad switchman
Inst-year. This Is expected to bo a
trial filled with sensational devel-
opments. WANTS DAMAGES OF $20050
CniitlcWrry ChUnvt Pnlso Arrest
Has Injured Itcptilntloii in Tiilsa.
In a suit filed in district court
Thursduy against tho I'lggly Wlggly
Grocery company and Its manager
Jacob Cylron O. N. Casllcbcrry
asks $20050 tor alleged damages ho
sustained at tho Ijands of Cytron.
Castlebcrry In Ills petition clalmi
tlmt on May IS of lust year ho was
arrested at tho Instigation of Cytron
anil charged with tho larceny of
J29.42 worth of groceries fropi tho
At his preliminary trial before
Justico II. J. Gray Castlebcrry says
his caso win dismissed. Ho asks
$50 for dnmages sustained to his
bUMpe-m xio.uu. lot in mill ni ii'iin
and physical pain ni)l 110000 as
dAmngcH to his reputation and .the
humiliation mid disgrace he has suf-
fered. This is tho third dnmago
suit to bo filed against Cytron and
his store within tho last two weeks.
Three other parties have sued him
for large amounts on grounds slm-
llurto thoni in l ustio uii y suit.
Bergdoll's Mother to
Testify Before House
WASHINGTON. May B. Mrs.
Emmn C. Hergdoll mothor of
Grovcr Cleveland Hergdoll escaped
Philadelphia draft dodger probably
will bo callod by tho house Investi-
gating committee. Chairman I'er-
tera Indicated today that all thoso
who had anything to do with lh
caso would be summoned Mrs.
Hergdoll Is awaiting sentence on
charges of conspiracy to aid her son
In evading the draft.
Ono of tho best bargains In a home
or ton rooms in tne city wiucn in-
clude living room hajl mm parlor
kitchen breakfast room and dining
room four sleeping rooms two
sleeping porches three baths and
OPEN FOR INSPECTION
BONDS HELD UPj
Election Called by Reso-
lution Instead of on
Spelt tt T WdtM.
iiAUTircsvnUK May t. owing
to nn objection rnlsed by ono of the
bond buying concerns thn printing
of tho bonds for the proposed $300.-
000 convention hall and community
building was held up until the ad-
vice of tho attorney general could
be obtained. The objection was
mnrln nn thn npniiml. Mint It..
election proceedings were Irregular'
for tin- resson that the move for an
election whs started by a resolution
adopted by the city commissioners!
iimvnu ui ny a poiuioii irom a per-
centage of tho qualified voters.
Tho legislature nt 1919 pnsHod n
convention liall act and undertook
to limit tho bond issue to 1 prr cent
of tho taxablo value of tho cty and
further provided that Die proceed-
ings should be started by a petition
from tho qualified voters. It wa.
this law which the objecting bond
buyer had In mind but the attorney
general has advised the city attor-
ney to disregard the nit of l'llii and
to follow the provisions of the statu
constitution cuvnilni; unch i!rx-tliin
Tho city officials nro according y
going ahead and hav ordered the
bonds to bo printed under date of
May is after which they will be
sent to tho attorney general for Ap-
proval. Tho tity attorney expects
to have tho attorney genf ral I
opinion before Juno 1. I
ATTACK BIRTH CONTROL BILL
riijslclnns llriiml Measure IIiikc
rubrlc-nt Ion of Socialist Ideal.
WASHINGTON May 5. The
Sheppard -Towner maternity bill
came under the file of plus!' I ins
today before a senato committee.
Dr. Alfred II. Quessy representing
the physlcluns of Fltcliburg Mass..
flff'tli r.til 1 1m fn.tiiettl urn I n n 1 1 1 fin.l
Infancy aid proposed was silpcrflu-
VJUn uuu Ul'JIlUIIUUU U llli UI1U C'A-
ccpt a fow women who have money
to burn and tlmo to waste"
He described the bill as "a huge
fabrication of inflated socialistic
The bill also was attacked by Dr.
Charles O'Uonovnn of Multlmnrc as
a contravention oi mo general wel-
fare clauso of tho constitution.
INDICT EX-G0V. OF FLORIDA:
Ilev Mdncy Putts Is Clinrgcd Willi I
JACKSONVil.l.i:. Pla. May
The Ilev Sidney J. Cntts. whot-e i
term an governor of Florida expired
i January 3 was Indicted for bribery
by the Urndford county grand Jury
at Starke late today according to 1
advices received hero from Starke.
The Beacon Press
IS NOW IN
KPPKtTIVM MA V I lOiM
The Honoon Press Is now
owned and managed by Tlioi.
It. Mt'Cubc mid M. I.. Ilukc.
All niTOiintH tminblo prior to
.May I Itl.'l sliall lie paid in-
former miner. Harrv 1. Wlilt-
akcr. All account reeelvnblo
prior to May I 11121 shall lie
pant to Mild i lurry i u mi
I1AIHIV .1. WIUTAKKIt
TIIOS II. .AlcCAHi;
M. I.. dpki;
The Beacon Press
1006 South Main St.
Phono Osage 6365
prlvato dressing room large banc-
inent otcam heal garage for' three
cars servant quarters; a quarter of
a block of ground. Thto property
must bo reen to be appreciated. If
CUDAIl 380 1
Hankers Plan National
Fight on Hank Bandits.. .. - - '
PINKHPHST. N. I' May ft-
Plans for a nation-wide irusmte
against bank robbers was derided on .... -!. .i!- ii ir. ciml miners It Is reported hiivo Hit I-
tpduy by the. exerutlvo council of ' ' J' '.. . " . ' nmted to tho government their will-
tho American Hankers
In session here
The opinion was expressed unani
mously that never In the 4 7 years
of tho organization's history wero
Its 23000 member hnuks in nn urgent
need of protection from burglars
and holup men as todu.
Tho protection department of the
council reported that an nvernge of
four criminals a wees mm neon con- able sliue to discover anv better rem-
vlclod of attacks on member banks whbii could havo'been opplled
since tho department was cstab-1 at the tlmo.
"shed i Tho committee which has been In-
IS FALL BLOCKING MEXICO?
tlcnii Official Snjs Secretary I
iitcrlor ItalUs Itevtignlllnii. ' '
S1KXICO CITV. May 5 -MlKiieU
COMirrublas. former Mexican mln-1
Isler in KiiL-land. who Iiam oI l.en
appointed (inanclll hgeut for the
Mexican government In London left
for New York today. Ilefore his
departure Senor Covnrrublns mild
ho regarded Secretary of the Inter-
ior Albert Fall of Now Mexico as
tho greatest obstacle to American
recognition of tho Mexican govern-
ment. The Mexican statesman said lie
belloved most of the American eon-
gresHlonal leaders favored recognl
lion of the Obrrgon government
"If thu I'nlU'd States should
reeognlr.e tho Mexican government
ICnglnnd would soon follow" de
ctarcd Senor Cuvurrublas
Present Arm Hands to
II. S. Representatives
Tulsa high school representative
to the Norman meet were presented
with white felt arm bands bearing
a red T In the center by tho T club
of the IiIkIi school at a special as-
sembly held Wednesday morning In
the school auditorium. This aitluu
on the pari of the T club sets a
precedent which the club has voted
to keep up each year At a special
assembly several contest M'lectlniis
were tendered by the Norman con-
vor it n.Mvrv np.ci.i- J
.i:i;s (Mti n po n t J
Expert Watch and
Prices Itcasonnble. Wo Arc Out
of thn High Pent District
".21 Puol Third St.
.COOUDGE DEFENDS COURSE
Sajs Pureliine of mtuhrldcc Snbnay
Appcnml Thing tnlio.
HOSTON May 5 Purchase of the
cnmhrlduc subway and other IcKlula-
governor were upheld by Vlre I'resl-
i den Cahln Coolldje as the best
means of affording nei essary fitntn--clsl
relief for the Itoston Ulevnted
Hallway company In a letter made
public today by tho legislative com-
mittee Inu'stlgatlng sticet railway
IcKlslstlon In lKH and 1919. The
vice president said ho had been tin-
milling lnl si oik maikct operation
lm lia.tor s. . unties by leglslalors
was told by the former governor
U t '"' ""'T Km'w lI"olu "lerlveil
"t'V I'erw.nal a.hantagn from the
" " r""
X ' .nll.lered it of benefii lo
. ' r. 'l "f. r.m'fA th
Ijiif IHlii I lit liiro1iiuliii llm .nli
puinii. he mii ii. inn or little i rrt et one '..f cmbenimg inn !ifl ono from the
way or the oilier on the elevated i Itanger bank lie will be brought to
company's property. abiletii
"I Am Guilty" Forceful Plat
Coming To thePalaceSunday
"I Am Guilty" a ouper feature
conies to tho Palace tiieater Sunday
and patrons of the films will have
an opportunity of viewing what Is
declared to bo ono of the Mcason's
greatest dramas. It Is nn unusually
tense narrative containing numer-
ouh HltnatluiiH that uro breath-taking
In their vividness.
M.ililon 1 la ml It nn In thn Mar and
deservedly so. Ills enactment of tho
; role of n promising young attorney
I who 'marries a girl of Out-chorus
LuFagette Chassis s on Display
in the Lobby of the
K ETC HUM HOTEL
The Finest and Lightest High
Grade Chassis Ever Built
Arc Invited to Call and Inspect It
211-215 South Detroit
Phone Osage 3130
LAFAYETTE MOTOliS COMPANY
at Mart JIill Mttnatolit
Knew There Would Be
British Miners Ready
For Arbitration NoWi
llv Th A.vll.1 Vtftr.
LONDON. May 5
I rumens to accept arbitration the
wiko question by Hr Arthur Huek-
tinm with tho view to Immediate
settlement of the strike.
Sir Arthur wns a member of tho
Saukey coal comniltteo and submit-
ted a minority report favorable to
the minors' claims.
Texas Hanker Charged
With Taking $90fi00
Alllt.KNl:. Tm.i. Mnv 1 IV II
Seitilck formeilv vli president of
tJl( .- Nltml nrik at Hanger
wn rr.sU. i1Ht In fedcra
aut'ionncs i utownsu c on an er-
'T'1 (r."m 1A""n"'' "0
! federal grind Jui v he-. on e hitmen
who In Inter months Imagines her-
nelf neglected In a superb effort
and has gained tho nrllut universal
"I Am Guilty" Is n different
drama. Virile and startling In thn
climaxes It brings to light a sur
prise at tho end (lint no nudltnr can
guess. It t h play worthy of rapi
attention and will no doubt prove
one of the Mnllar offerings of tho
Such a Car
A ROMANCE IN P.HFCKFR? 1 Leopolr a widower .ml
. . . each 70 years old Tim aoupln re
tail liinintiN nf Old INdks Home sided nt the home amN II wai r-; I
luich 70 Wed played checkers dally I ltd ltit tl in
ST. I-OUIS May 6. A romance 1 months. Owing to ths hrldt'M rhu-
whlch began over a checker board "tntl""'. which provenwd her from
In nn old folks homo hero eulmlim
In tho mnrriago of
A man buys a fish-line of silk
h c c a use of its unmatched
strength. And millions of men
in America are now buying
Phoenix silk hosiery for the
same reason. Nature's longest
and sturdiest fiber gives to this
fine footwear its permanent
shapeliness lustrous elegance
and its low cost of mileage:
Phoenix silk hosiery for men is
no longer a luxury but a sub-
Ask for No. 281 at 80 cents; No. 281 at $1
No. 368 in all Colors
Phoenix Silk Hose here onlu in Tulsa
QaHls rM)iu Go.
Tulsa's Livcst Leading Men's Store
coming uownsinirw irui cwrrmonr
I took place on an upper floor of tho
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