The Morning Tulsa Daily World (Tulsa, Okla.), Vol. 15, No. 321, Ed. 1, Thursday, August 18, 1921 Page: 1 of 14
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TULSA OKLAHOMA THURSDAY AUfiUST IS J021
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laiB m u- m h a em m m m a
GOVERNOR SMALL0 a
DROPS WAR PLANS wAi
Illinois Executive Has De-
cided Not to Fight
to Delay Trial
I Opp1 ition of Relatives Cause
rf State Head s Decision
Not to Put Up Scrap
ACCEPTS VENUE CHANGE
C.i.p Will Not He Tried
Sangamon County State
.-PniNOI-'lKLD 111.. Aug. 17 -
T . .dden collapso of tho "war"
r 1 f Governor Len Small of 111J-
r w.v due to family rcssurc ;
i learned here today.
T ii' governor. It was reported nts.
. iharges of misusing J:'. .'.00
1 i state interest funds and to
t.i- legality of his arrest. In
derision tho governor entirely
lyrrd tho wishes of his If gal nd-
t He finally rurrendered hl.s
r' --.-ie- fild. to the pleas of Mrs.
i a id metnbrrH of the family
"le-n Small rir-t."
y i are Leti Small tlrat and gov-
c nor f IIllnolH next." u the atli-
t . I. f hm family The strain of hh
' ku difficulties on membiirH of hi
fa . It wan haul had seriously
r nril tho gutcrnor. Slnco thi;
Ii dii r of bench wirrantn for tho
g vcrnor'a nrrtht Mrs. Small has
p n into retlremint at tho family
h' r in Kanliakee. It u.m her wish
I' vi .-aid that the governor aban-
d' l Ills "war plana" and so Into
i jr with the sole purpose of re-
puiiu'ins the rhaWH brought
aga n .i him In the Sangamon court.
The governor through coun-
tcl late yesterday aecepted the
off r of State's Attorney C. Kred
M n mer. to a chango of venue
fr i this county. The acceptance
mi imscd on four clauses tho prln-
Cipa one Ol wrui:il ri'imil'-u inu iimi.j
t (lie any tuture ucnoii on n
pha. of the case oxccptlng change
o." v mt
Will Soon Name Judge
A" four cfau?es were accepted by
the states attorney In a reply made
tm mil her... The state's attorney
dp i.ired his first offer had field "9
-a'eh the governor's counsel hav.
Ing 'aken exception to certain word-
ing Mirnmer also agreed to the gov-
ern s suggestion that the uttor-
npvs for both sides agreo upon an-
nihrr 'nunty In whlrh tho cine shall
11 ui'noun.-ed that .lunge i
fnun who Issued the bench war-
rani f .r Smalls arrest would da-
Urna' the circuit Judge to dei Ide
fie pfirion for a change of venue.
Thu ie non will be heard Tmsdav.
Hop- r tier The jurlbt will be
nth" .lodge F'ranlt W. uunon or
Judg. .S. rrnan I .loncs.
T'le habeas corpus proceedings.
hir the governor's Tnunsel had
Ins.' j would be his "trump card"
li amtarontly abandoned by tho
caie' t xecutlve's most recent movo.
H a a torneys. howevor retained tho
right to file this action In asking for
tho i hange of venue. The state's at-
nrni also agreed that tho governor
had not waived his right to this
a 'i n The "test." however Is now
.-i remote possibility.
SAYS MATE PLANNED KILL
wir. (illc spe Him it rum
n Throw Her Intel t lit lile.
Ulir.GO Aug. ii A wlerd
PI" i have had thrown Into the'
iKo and to leave a "suicide notu '
hy of her colthes on the shore
a .barged against her husband by
I- Mbcth Heffner of Chicago i
fne. uined warrants for the ar-
irsi r n(r nusoanei junn n. inn-
wr-er of a bakery and Henry
uarguiB lonspiracy m ' I
I "lit rr der
..... .u- n
held ny tne po-
o ii.irji'i .mnnson. ne m nv inp on
1 r ..... i u v....
wroiVhcd K tlio bake? andi'"" of thc nvMl 10 hc ""hp.
- ' f mite he had weakened and
"''" "f religious scruples refused
'" i y ut the plan. Ho was of-
" I on he said.
o - .d.nir the nlot to Mrs. Heff-
r"on Is said to havo told that
IVia waa rHrre. tHOft In throve
U. Heffner In tho lake and leave
""J "le "clews." The note was
bet eaih all her property to her
"Jibarj lt m charged.
ROAD MEASURE TRIMMED
t.o-m Hoads niir CutiMIIRDFflrsS FEARED SPIRIT
... . "J lH'llllllS .AC'tlOll.
Vt S'I iVliTeiM Ant. 17 Run.
PW' s .f the modified Townseend
ada bll. carrying an ap-
o of J100.000.000 for the
on of an Interstate and In-
syietem cf highways vero
severe jolt this aftrnoon
a- he nrnl'lmnn tn Ihn firi
"'hine. f a fdrraI highway com-
iJSlr uJS Rtrlrken from the bill
I? he 'crretary of agriculture was
"rs'-ii with the administration of
J" i i.rovimon which was una of
T"' e - importont features of the
( d in was ellminnt'l on
'" n Si nator Curtis of K'tu.i.m.
iu"1 an whip." by a vote of
rne senato then pro-
anii'iii the Nil In aco r.i
lh this change by viva voce
CHK Af.fi Aug 17 Th i rgcu ..t
I cruelty and houx i..o frlendlv with
oyliiT women aw made acunst
Kobert Grlffm Stewart 1iK.11at.1nt
I general manager of the Standard
Oil Company '.if Indiana In a bill
I for Rfp.iratc malnti nam filfil In
1 superior i ourt tod.iv bv attorneys
I for Mm. Hliubclli Wallcnsti in
Stewart l.i charged with being
thc father of a child Lorn lo a
1 Minneapolis society girl named
Tlorcn i ' tUytng at MunKato
.Minn . i few w-i ks after hm mar-
rij.re t Mrs Stewart
Stewart la the nun cf C'ul Holi-
er! Wright Stewart rhalrman of
tho loan! of thc Standard Oil
Comp.ii. or Indiana
BEAT BACK POLES
Twenty-Four Are Killed
as Boche Drives
ATTACK IS REPULSED
Will Be Sent Unless
Hy the Amftrut. d V"-9
BEKI-I.V Aug 17. Twentv-four !
Poles were killed and many wound-
ed today In a fight between German i
and regular l'ollsh troops near i
frontier villages of Stcrnalltz and
rvunieiuiz in upper Micsia. 'l ne
(ermans droe the I'oles across thu
KATTAWOTIS. I'pper Silesia
Aug 1". Co-operation In the Inter-
est of their "common motherland"
was pledged In an agreement signed
liure today by representative Her-
man Industrial and political leaders
and labor I rtprescntatlvea from all
l'ollsh parties In Sllesa.
The agreement was reached at the
end of a secret conference lasting
liellef Is expressed that tho con-
fereme may result In a Joint appeal
by tho Germans and I'oles to tho
league of nations for a prompt set-
tlement of tho Sllesian nuestlon. It
Is also wtnted that If such a request
Is made tho petitioners probably
will ask for an undivided Silesia all
for Holland or all for Germany.
IJKItLIN. Aug. 1 7. Polish regu-
lars attacked the t'pper Hllesl.in bor-
der towns Hternowltz and Dostcr-
IIU. but were repulsed by the Inhab-
itants according to an unconfirmed
report ilrculated today by tho Wolff
A speel.il dlopateh from Ilreslau
hiiis that General Marinls Italian
commissioner to I'pper illesl.i; Gen-
eral Ieronde head of the Interallied
I'inimlslson In I'pper Silesia and Sir
Strut. British commissioner are ex-
pected to arrive In Oppeln on Thurs-
day. They have been In Parla re-
porting to the supreme council. -No
(ion oral Marinls Is eiuoted n say-
ing that no allied reinforcements will
be sent to I'ppe.r KllesU unleuM they
aro absolutely ne-cessary.
Should a now- Insurrection break
out then more troops will bo sent
and Franco and England will co-
orperate In restoring order saJd Gen-
Armed Polish troops from the
command of General Hnler aro re-
ported to be pouring Into I'pper Si-
lesia In a steady btream
RUSSIA NOT A GOVERNMENT
I'nlte-el Mate .Indgo In ett York
Won't Iteiiiarnli' Senlet Claims.
N1JW YOJIK Aim. 17. "Itussla Is
no more a government that tho lie
public of Ireland" was the ruling to
inv hv t'nttfil States Circuit Judge
(Martin T. JIanton. sitting In urooK-
Th(1 rllnnB wn!I m1(ie when Charles
neli-ht. i ounsel fur the Husslan So-
'eiallst Kedirated Soviet Heiubllc
. . . recognize the
iionen ui.ti inn
lli'fll.u iiirniui i' ...i r.- . .....v .. .
Tho c.ise It Is understood Is an at-
tempt on the part of the soviet au-
thorities to liavo themselves reong-
nlzed In thc American courts as tho
tie facto government of Russia
The old Hussian government was
represented In court by John T. Mur-
ray who claimed that the Soviets
were not entitled to the ships which
wero In fhe Hussian naval service
only at) part of a wartime volunteer
iles llerse'lf l'l at Ileum' er Man
She Hud Kllleel an Hour Hofnre
DlvrilOIT. Aug IT -Fearing that
the spirit of her huiband William
would haunt her if she deserted the
house where she had shot and killed
him a half hour earlier. Mrs. Jessie
Me-Telop leiurncd hero today and
Differences arose a few days ago.
according to the woman's story to
the police. MrTclop left and did not
return until Tuesday night when he
went to the house and began pick-
ing his clothes.
While he was .n a eio.ei .Mrs ue.
iTelop got a revnlv r and fired four
Uhots. killing him She left the
' h"iie and a'fer intjpring around
I the street returned to e found by
Lawyer Says He Will Be
Able to Secure Pair
TO CATCH MURDERER
"Man in Million" Announces
That Heal Slayer Will Be
! Behind Bars in 5 Days
LOST FIRST LEGAL BATTLE
Attorney Unable to Keep Po-
lice From Searching a
Trunk for Her Letters
LOS ANCi:ii:s Aug. 17. Decla-
ration thit the person that killed J
Helton Kennedy near here August .'
would be In Jail within five days
was made here tonight bv H.ilph
Obenchaln attorney for hbi ill-
divorced wife Madelynne Obrn-
chain. Indicted for murder lie an-
nounced that he had obtained evi-
dence that not only would cause
the arrest of the slayer of the
broker but effect the release of
both .Mrs Obenchaln and Arthur
Lent Hot Tilt.
Mr. Obench.iln's announcement
came after he had lost his first tilt
with the prosecution over a techni-
cal battle to retain possesion of a
trunk consigned to Mrs. Obenchaln
from San 1'rain Ise o. When It ar-
rived last night he announced he
would attempt to prevent Its seuuni
em the ground that It was his trunk
temporarily being used by his for-
mer wlte and that under the law
It could not bo H-djied and tho con-
tents held as evidence against the
defendants without a search war-
rant being e mployed describing what
contents of tho trunk the officers
Deputy District Attorney Asa
Keyes ttecured the trunk on a
subpoena and the contents were
gone over behind closed doors.
.Mr. Obenchaln announced that he
would fight the Introduction of any
of the trunk's contents as evidence
on the ground that It had been
I :.v-1 II S II A N lTlXST
I'llt-ST ii:gai TI'SSI.i:
I OS ANGKJjHS A tin. 17. Ralph
S. Obenchaln modern knight. errant
In defense of beautiful Maelel nne
Dbem haln who divorced him to bu
free for the lov of another man.
broke his first lance In a tussle with
unromantli- deputy sherlfts today.
He made a desperate effort to
prevent the officers from selling a
trunk belonging to .Mrs. Obenchaln
Tho trunk of the regulation army
locker type arrived at a downtown
hotel late yesterday. Hellevlng it
might eontaln eldenee of value In
their Investigation of the murder of
J. Helton Kennedy deputy dlstrlit
attorney Asa Keyes and other offi-
cets ordered the hotel management
tn hold the tiunk until further no-
tice. t.ets Wrllte-n Order.
' At tho tounty Jail tlbenrbaln eih-
talned a written order from Mrs.
Obenchaln directing the hotol to
turn the trunk over to her former
husband. In the meantime Assist
ant District Attorney Keyes Issued a
subpoena ordering the hotel man-
agement to produce the trunk Im
mediately at the district attorney's
There wan a lively tusle In the
hotel manager of flcp Deputy Sher-
iffs Hell and Cotitts producul their
subpoenas. Obenchaln showed the
note from Mrs. Obnchaln. Tho
manager enl for his attorney. After
10 minutes two porters trundled the
trunk to th" deputies' a'lf mublb b
and It was taken to tho district at-
torney's office where it was opened
behind closed doors. Assistant Dis-
trict Attorney Keyes refused to state
what It contained. It was rumored
that more of the fanclful-wnreled
love letters exchanged hy .Mrs Oben-
chaln and Kennedy were elisi overed.
SP.MtT I'll i I IT 'IO
i itr.i: WOMAN SOON
LOS ANGi:U''S. C.il.. Aug 17
A fight to release Mrs Madalynnt
Obenchaln Indicted with Arthur C
Hurch. for tho murder of J Helton
Kennedy from the county Jail on
ball pending her trial will be stait-
ed soon after she enters her plea to
the charge at her arraignment be-
fore Superior Judge Hi'cvi'. Monday.
It developed today.
Tho oonlicatlon for ball for Mrs.
Obenchaln will be based on the
claim that confinement In the Jail
will ruin her health hecaiue of her
frail nhvslcal condition. It was
While tho California law mokes
the question of ball In a mureler case
discretionary with the court. I.os
Angeleji Judge- have an nnalterablo
rule against the release of persons
en.irgrn Wltn muruer peouuiK m
I'rlnmlH of Mrs Obenchaln ee.
ilarcd today that should the appli-
cation for ball be overruled. the
court would be asked to transfer her
from the Jail to tho county hospital
wheie confinement Is less Irksome
.Music1 Helps Morale.
WASHINGTON. Aug. 17. Music
to Improve the morale of workers
whoso duties take them well Into the
wee small hours ha been tried nut
In the Minneapolis postofflco and
proved a success K. K. Purely post-
master at that place today Informed
Pmtmaster General Hays The ld"a
un. tried Mr Purdv said atter he
bud made a psvi h' l"l al study "f
conditions under whleh lin night
I rontril fllrciorn ?o K tmuMrr P1 e
JO. 1122-lCCCi A.ibu;aucij ttvs Ailft
Women Vp in the Air' Over
Miss Alice's Stand About
Arms Meet Representation
Hv H N' T.mmotis
Wnrl.t Matf C ..ttmi'onilnnt.
WASHINGTON. Aug 1 i Mlsn
Alice Hobertson's Intimation In a
public statement yesterday that sin
knew of no woman fiuallfled by dip
lomatic ieSu mirt international ex-i spntislbllllv for human life I believe
perlence to sit as a member of thntiat the woman's points of view if
disarmament e onferrnce. brought ; r.pr .lri Hi tn( nferenee would
V ' r.'ions loiiay. rri.ni nign oi-m
iii iuib ni me ..aii"n'ii i.r igue in
oman voters f our or inem. as a
committee of that organlxatlnn
called at the white house todsv. ha I
their pictured taken with the prisl-
dent and urged the appointment of
a woman delegate to the disarma-
With the sole ex. eptlun of Mrs.
Minnie Klsher Cunningham of Texas
they Individually and separately at.
tacked the MuskoKre representative
In congress employing considerable
venom In some of their statements.
"As a republican woman 1 regret
tho newspaper prominence belnn
given a woman of Mlsi Hi Vrtson'N
type." said Mrs HP hard Hdwards of
Peru Ind first vice president of th..
league of woman voters. Continu-
ing. .Mrs Kdwards said' "Herself a
political accident. In her contempt of
women and their ability her total
Icnoraiiro of women and women'a
affairs she fortunately m no way-
represents women though she slti
as the only woman In congress.
Actually what .Miss Robertson says
or thinks Is negligible. The women
In my part ot the e'ountry know
that she never responded to the de
mands oi women nor rone met i
herself with thi things women's or-.
gaul7alliMis were i e v i 1 n p i n '
throughout the i'ountr '
".Makes a .MIIal.o"
Maude Wood Park president
of th Nallor.aU league of Woman
witet said ' Mls Itobertion tn'ie
AT SAPULPA NOW
Men Answer Description iSolons Fip;hl Over Men
of Tbose Operating j Wbo Will Represent
Around Tulsa U. S. at Parley
TWENTY CARS STOPPED! DISTRUST TWO NAMED
Several Hundred Dollars Is
Believed by Sheriff to
Have Been Taken
fpri-UI to The World
KAPPHPA Aug I7.Thre
masked men answering much the
same dlberlptlon as Ihon
have been operating near Tu'.a
held up and robbed more than
twenty cars near Itrown creek be-
tween Sapulpa and Drumrlght
about 10 o'clock Wednesday night.
It was estimated that nearly forty
people wete In the ears held up and
a large percentage of this number
are thought to hac been Tulsa ns.
Although no reports of the losses
could be obtained last night It Is
believed that they will total hun-
dreds of dnllarn.
Heport to Sheriff.
According to a report mailo to the
sheriff at Sapulpa several hours
alter the holdup hy ono of the vic
tims tho threu men forced all the
cars from both directions to detour
Into a side reiaily and after about
twenty had passed Into the detour
made them Hop and all get out of
It Is thought that the three men
belonged to the mine band of high-
waymen who have been stopping
and robbing cars on the roads lead-
ing Int'i Tulsa the last few nights
aje the men not only tallied to their
description but used almost the
Identical methods In their proced-
ure Took I'ord Car.
After their work was done the
hljaekcrs look one of the ars. a
I'ora and drove about a mile.
There they abandoned It for a larger
iar. which Is thought lo h.ie been
Tho Kord car which the bandits
used to make their escape belonged
to Hob McGuIre of the Cushlng
Motor Sales company dishing.
Among the Tulsans who fell victim
to the highwaymen was H PJyan.
.'115 Kennedy building who lost a
J75 wat'h and 1 40 in iimniy.
FARMER FINANCE BEHIND
I'rrlglit Hate's to Hlamc for ( emd.
Hon Which Is llurllns Ihcm.
WASHINGTON. Aug 17 The
farmers in the west ar behind In
their pa tni-nta to the goMrnmrnt
for lirlgatti n work and they attri-
bute their Inability to pay 'm"n
promptly to tju fact that the freight
rates on grain shipments are so huh
that they are' unable lo make both
ends meet MorrLs Hlen iisslstam
director of the leclamatlon serve e
told the interstate eninmrrce com-
The commission l" conducting a
hearing on the complaint of the far-
mers that freight rate-a op grain
grain ptoduets and hay are too hlgn
and should be materially redueed
('reel C Wlll.'ird of I'argo N D.
member of the faculty of the stale
agricultural college of North Da-
kota today told the commission the
situation "I the farmers in that sla'e
is .rltbal iml had rea h-d a point
vtber. ma i v " Mom ar. gnitig ii
'heir farms and are eHher leaving
1.1 n Int. rr lire I Ml ' 'A rk Inir ill other
' le .f induhtrt Kxresalve freight
'. iu irt a na.'tlj tutpon!!-
ilu ful this (.uiidilluu
ithr mistake of assuming tint In'r'
'national affairs -dinuld '10 arnin-'i l
nolr1y bv i11plont.it. 1 n Hie thit
wnmi-ii hac nut hid opportunity for
training In dlplomatli' pr.ucdurt.
lint since women lmo a special
nf far-reHrhllit; line
l..ve that there
1 believe that there are women
111 till. t'lille.l Ml Itf.t i.lliulil
.it tliiiLIno r. .1 ...!( illl ... I It . I
-. ...n. . . i i.-.i
surci-nH of the e onfereniee. but the
National league of Woman Voters
does not iligi a particular woman
Mm I'lncliol Talks.
Mrs Clifford Plin hoi of Milford
Pa. finance chairman of Hie .'.
llonal League of Woman Voters
"Miss Itoberlson's statement
Opens the question as to what qua!
Iflr.itlons ilie necessary for member-
ship either of men or women on le
".My personal experience of wom-
en's work and women's service leads
tne to believe tint miuy etui be
found with these qualltli ations. ami
women as women have a special
contribution to tnak. what is alter
all a human problem and then fore
one that can be only solved by both
men and women working toRether
side by side and mutually supple-
menting .acli other In order that the
whole of humanity shall be tepro-
Deluge of Ix'tlcne.
Mlsi Itobe rlnn has been deljged
with letters ami telegrams nf ap-
proval of lin atttudt both in the
inalter of api'.'ititing a W'.nun as
delegate to th illMarmami nt C'Uif'.r
en. i and also regarding Hie mater-
nlty bill. Most of the letteis are
women commending her stand
SPLIT IN SENATE
Lodpo and Boot Unpopular
With Some Members of
Upper -House in Session
' WASHINGTON. Aug 17 - I'lve is'
the number of American represent-1
allies at the coming confir nee on i
disarmament and far caotern prob-
Imiih President Harding la under-
stood by i c publican n tutors today
to have tenl.iatlvely agreed upon
In addition In Seerelary of Slate
Hughes and Senator lodge ainadv
designate d by tho prieildent former
Secretary of State HI hu Hoot Sena-
tur Oscar W. I'nderweind. demoiiat-
te minority leader of the senile nnel
former Senator George Sutherland
are the three others under eonslder-
iitlon to sit on the eonference as
apokesmen for the L'nlted Hates.
Homo Kciuiinrs Appnnc.
The appointment of Senator Lodge
whllei hailed with approval by sena-
tors sympathetic with tti president's
views Increased tho dissatisfaction
with tho prenldent's plaint rnr I he
conference on the part of senators
who still contend the llnr.in nJ.n
for tllsat manient pulley. Ilmlteii to
the l'nlted States Great Hrllalti and
Japan In the only practical way to
bring about limitations of arma-
ments. The same senators aho view with
a marked lack nf enthusiasm the
nrniuiM d npiiolntmi ot of Hllhii
Hoot w ho they decluro Is a ' big i
army and navy man like Lodge and
whose preinid opposition to the
lllorah disarmament plan when It
;wns being eonslilered by the house
jls recalled by them ait an Indication
j of hnw Hoot stands on military and
naval redm Hons
Cite' lslge's 'einrt-e.
Lodge's i-iiuise toward bnth ills-
armament and the Japanese ijues-
Hon l also being cited by thine sen-
ators who are predicting failure
for the conference If only bee a use
of the participation n It of men
like Premier Inland of Prance
who they describe as a e onflrmod
The Japanese queslipn Lodge Is
known to lecl i In an extremely
I "i. rllou one'' igainst which thc
il'oited States sliniild 'lie fully pre
i pared with a I.uri .amy and navy.
CHI KLAfJ INITIATED
Tun Thousand titoniiibllii Ciirrlisl
Mcinhi'is to Prairie In Meirm
Clllf'AG". An 17.- -Delabll of
Chliago't. fir.! ii-Klux Klan Inltia-
Hon in whii h .'..lit men were made
member of the order becuni"
known here todai
The Initiations londii'led with
wlenl rttos and much neieiy w is
heid on a prjlile 31 miles from the
cltv while a drizzling rain fell on the
hite rolled figures.
A profession of 2 000 autntnobllea
'arrlcel the Klanmii'li In the scene
of the Initiation more than 7.000
I white robed men partlelinting.
No Hrlllsh Delegatus Vol.
LONDON Aug. 17. -Atimen
Chanibei lain government leadei In
'hi bolls. o! oinm ins
parll.ini. n' '"d iy t i 1 1 c
n I i i :i
i I bi en I lulieil
I 'ton in i.'ienu mo en- u n i
f r e-aAirn cOllfen n i at Wa
U ilea rib
A'aders in a
DOOMED MAN TELLS
Victim Sentenced to Be Roast-
ed Alive Informs Police
of Secret Activities
MANY STRANGE KILLINGS
Police Declare Crimes Around
Metropolis Can Be Laid
NHW VOI1K. Aug 1 f Sl of Ihe
seieii men uneiteil last night by de
teetlves Investigating a seiles i-f mnr
ilei in this blullv ninl Detmlt
which are attributed to a baud called
the "good Killers." were i ommltteil
to the Tompie for So dais toin pi ml
Inn tiirlvat of cwwidltioii paptrs
flolll New Jerset
I'.fti'h of the half doen prloni'rs
was indlcttil )isi"iilii In Mnnmnutli
ciiiinty. New Jereey. .-barged with the
murder of Ciimiello CoUro on July
so. It was recited In a fugitive com-
plaint offered today be font Magis-
trate Itlnan hy a Monmouth counly
NHW YOUK Aug 17 Doomed
bv the Amerli.iti br.inrli nf the
.el-lllai1 Cimnrra to be 'toasted to
de lilt' because he knew too much
Hal lolnw Knntano safe In prison
today was dlreitlng New York de-
tectives to (he men he elalins le-
sionnllile for fil tecnt killings on
the Atlantic seahnaid anil as far
west as Detroit. I'nutnuo hlmrelf
admits seieral murders Including
one on July 3 at Avon N. J
Six men alleged lenders of tho
Honventri) gang which 1'nntanii
rlalms Is the American branih of
the Camoir.i whlrh has Its head-
eiiirters In Pale'iino am In custody
and more ariestn are cjiperteii.
At the rommand of a chief In
Palermo lontano saya he mur-
dered Oarmllllo Calozzo on July 30.
lie was told that unless he killed
Cslni!70 nrciised eif Ihe iniirilnr of
the brolher of tho Camorra chief
tain:' ho would bu killed himself
.Markeil for llrtiitli
1'ollnwlng the death eif Calnzzo
I'oiitano w.i told by a fellow mem-
ber of the same "mysterious l.'i"
Hint he had been miiiked for death
as one who knew loo much and
that he was In be roasted alive In a
Ilrooklyn bake shop. Hoping for
safety only in some "good prison"
Pentium nolirled Captain I'lascheltl
lie id of the New York Italian s'iumiI
that hi' had linpotlanl Informatltui
Captain ri.inhcttl nut Kontano
In a Hroadway corner whe-re the
self eonfe seed niuiderer gave him-
Immediately following the arrest
of I'iiIiI.iuii. leligiiiniH weie sent by
police tn the stem's of many un-
solved murders Tim fit est arrest
e-anie al Avon. N J.. where Salva-
tore Glgraxii wan raptured by the
police. Glgra0 Is accused ot op.
dating a murder farm for the
llonvenlre gang It was on this farm
that I'lintiilin says he shot and killed
Calozzo who had been lured to the
furm to "shoot ducks "
Groups of I'lflnn.
Tho gang Is said to bo orgmlzod
hern In groups of Ui and to have
nearly a million dollars In cnith for
the defense eif members who were
nrresle'd In eonnei Hon with Its inur-
derie. I'mty members' of ihe groups
aie known poll' e said today and
the arrift of men said to be re-
sponsible for reieiit mvsti rlous kill-
ings is sclie.itilid to take place In a
t .i I.I upon Ihe Italian iio.irters tho
lime of whb h h.ii not hi en no-
The whole of 'Little Italy" Is
h'ineycririlieil with police agents
main nf them disi'iiiseil as linmi-
giants and puih i.itt peddlers.
RED FORK TO
I 1M U n I Ull
I'll) Ciiiiiiiilie.iiilii'i'N Call lliiud IJci'.
Ilotii Plan lo Ciiiiiiis'I Willi 'lill-H.
II F.I) PORK Aug. 17--A spe. Ill
ee Hon has been called for Sep-
tember f to vote on a J 25000 bond
i-ttue to provide for the extension
of the Tulsa water miIpiii to Ited
I'oik and for the constiuctlon of
sin h pumping station as will Tie
necessary to proilde the town with
Tin dnislon to extend tho Tulsa
water sy litem to Hed Pork If the
bond Issue Is voted i ame after a
.itortny seiiinn of ihe beiaril of i ity
i nnimlssioners at which time the.
proposal wan made bv Charles Page
lo furnish the town with watei from
the new shell Crei k dam.
The Tulsa proposition was adopt-
ed as tin best however after the
bo.iid of i nmmlssloni rh had been
told that the Shell i reek plan would
envolve gn extra expense for net-
tling basins and purifying eipiip.
inent Tulsa offered tu furnish the
wmer already filtered and with
enough pus u in that tlin ciit of
water euipioi nt to the town would
be minimised to a small expendi-
ture. run iv f: at mm
Tt'l.HA A 'IX 17 MnUinum J
iti H it 11. Mftulli vvtrnlH iml i Irsr
eiKI.All'iMA Thuriilny mul I'rul.iy
If. iralli fu'r
KAS'mt- I ilr 11 'ii In. ant it'.ht'y
' -1 ' 1 a ii"' ' oi Ii ' h nn; l'i nip tnin
'mi i .
I t I ' I II'
1 I tidttxe lun hen M a ilj
u title (ir-jp'
111' I c ui i e r
mt tmn ii
M Reused of PEACE COLLAPSES
R to ylN IRISH MUDDLE
: VS 1' HAM I. si ii Aug 17
Alfhi'iigh be continued lo nsurt
Inno'iti'i of n .nncctton with
Hie slaMng of 1'ilher Pitrlik C
llislln In a stitement tonight In
I Metro! AltoniM I-' K. Swurt at
Keilwood fill. Wlllluin A High
tower Mid he hid given up hope
' I'm through I'm done. I've
been unlink) all my life and my
Judgment has been wnise than tin
luck suppose von will hang me"
llighlower said. Swart aiitiounceil
lile todiv lllKhliMier said to
James Coleman Ills Jailer
1 don't wnnt to give up that
dearest of nil things fr loin
but I know It Is all oer for me.
They hne me bound by a chain of
e-trciimslanll il evidence so strong
that 1 will neier be able lo
In eali It "
Itellif thai lllghlower was tho
iietiial wrller of a lansom note re.
ceiieil August 3 by Archbishop
ll.inna ib matiilltig Jfi-OOfi (nr
rather llislllis release wai e
pi it.nl totilghl by Chaiiniev Me
Goiurn. a handwrltlnK expeit
TAX BILL BATTLE
Point Out Weakness in
Schedule as They Fire
OBJECT TO BIG CUTS
Declare Republican Dcctoion
to Make Slashes in Rev-
enue Is "Bijd Business"
WASHINGTON Aug. 17 Demo-
cratic tneinbeie of the house at a
caucus tonight plcdgi'd themselves
to vote against the republican lax
reduction bill and adopted a resolu
tion declaring that the nit iiHiirn wai
"subversive of the principle that
should govern luxation for the sup
port ot tins government. '
The decision was ri'iiched al the
fourth meeting which had been held
sltiee yesterday In an effort to
chart a course for the minority. The
i uncus mIkii Instructed the ilrmo-
rrallc members of the ways anil
means committee to offer a motion
to recommit the bill Immediately be-
fore the final Mile nchuiluli d for .1
p. m. Saturday.
WASHINGTON. ug 17 -The
open fight against tho lax tevlnlon
bill began In the hnuso today. Willi
an agreement tn vote on the bill at
:i o'i lock Saturday afternoon demo.
ernts derided to make most of their
time in opposing the bill.
Opposltlnti lo Ihe hill Is being d.
rerleil by Itepresentiillvn Kltchln
democratic leader from his slck-
roijiii In his homo at Hi ot land Neck
Kltchln'H views are being forward-
ed here hy telegraph and were In-
corpiitated 111 the minority report on
the bill which will bo filed late to-
day. It was decided by tho democrats
they would Insist the republican tax
plan would not yield the 13500000.
000 necessary lo a safe mid sane
conduct of the treasury and that tho
attempt to get along with less would
re will In a defp a destructive of or-
derly f Inline Ing of the government.
They i laltn the deilslon of the re-
pUbllilllls to e tilled only 13.000000.
000 from Internal revenue la bad
They present the further argu-
ment that the levlslon of the taxe'i
prepared hy the republicans Is In-
Ultalilc In that It lightens the bur
dens of the rich but gives little hope
to tho poorer taxpayers for rt lief
The diunoiials decided In their
confe-n nee to plesetlt no substitute
la bill for that presented bv the re-
puhlli ans. Ihe republlians are wor-
"'''I today over the n Hon of the
.il.ll ii m In InrilnL' h iliL-ei
111 tile bill delnylllg repeal of the ex-
cess profits and surtaxes until Janu-
ary 1. next
Pledges had been i:len during tho
campaign by republli ans for .en tin -mediate
iepe.il of these heavy taxes
and buslines minting em this
NEGRO ADMITS MURDERS
Sajs He Kllleel
M In Confession j
I .! re x'lil Ion.
Aug 17.-- In-
tlmatlon that lo- had killed a total' linil house conferees on the Wll-
of six men was given those about iiji.Campbell antl. beer hill the hous
him in the- eleath ehumbi-r at the mihstltutrd for the Stanley amend
state penlienil try here tod iy by lti udupte d by the se nate rel itlng
Hamp Gholson Memphis negro Just 1 1 Poarches and seizures without
be fore he was e lectrocuted aloni worrants was rewritten to imposo
wlili Chesley Graham and Will Al-1 penalties on federal agents who con
len also negroes 'ilmt scare hen "without reasonable
"Will God forgive a man who hasrause" and who enter prliate dwel-
kllled six?" he asked preachers and lings In search of liquor without
guards standing about the chair llelrearch wairants ...
did not however say who the nlh-i
ers were ho had murdered tlui'lng i
flholsoi) was electrocuted for tho
murder of Uaa Levy McmphU.
Ali'xntiiler Sirengtliens Nation. I
PAHIS Aug. 17 The nrcesslon i
lo Hp throno of Jugo-Klavla of Ale-
ander son of the late King Peter1
I of rteibla. Is le g.irdi d In polliliai
ind diplo'iiati.- ' I" 1' " a-' nii.ining
Hi -ii. ngihi n'o-' ' 'lo l'"l lr-s
i . i on' : A ii-i'i i i : ui
Al' xanib i i .i .ii I. I '. '
' -i. d ' f 1 ra i. . 'ia K ' r
jui foiiiiiuij in it' ad(- hue
I fa' 'ir
De V a I era Announces
That Proposals Would
SPEAKS IN PARLIAMENT
Kxpect lo Korwnrd Counter
Proposition lo Lloyd
HISTOflIC ORDER ISSUED
"A Republic Exists in Ire-
land and Always Will"
DUPLIN Aug. 17. The Irlth
peace negotiations were brought to
Ihe point nf ubsoltilo collavstt today
wh'n Kanionn do Valera speaking
In the slnn feln parliament an-
nounceil that the I.ngllsh peace of-
fer would be rejected. D.ill elrcann
will draw up counter proposals which
will he forwarded to Premier Lloyd
George Do Vnlcra's annotinrement
that Die Hngllsh offer could not bo
accepted and that Hngland never
had offered lrol.itid dominion status
caused n tremendous minrntlon.
Next In Importance to Do Valern's
history-making speech was a general
order to Hie officers and men of tho
Itlsh republican army saying
"A republic exists In Ireland and
imilrr Sae'rl flees.
Sinn feln' soldiers wero told to be
In teadlness to make greater sacri-
fices than they had In the past If
war In resumed.
The separation nf Ireland from
the rest of tho Hulled Kingdom
dates from January 21 1919 Do
valera said He added;
"The Irish people I know will
not flinch now beiausn the Hrlllsh
In Ireland have nenl for morn arms."
LONDON. Aug. 17 So delicate)
Is the new Irbih peaco situation
created by Hamnnn de Valera'a re-
ply to the Hrltlsh offer that the
plan of Ihe Hrlllsh cabinet to havo
Premier Lloyd George make a pub-
lic statement In Ihe house of com-
mons this afternoon was cancel I Id
at Ihe last minute
A statement had already been
drawn up at a meeting of tho cabi-
net Just before noon.
da il i:iiu:a.vn is
ny ih ..i..icitfi ivt-M
Dt'HLIN Aug. 17. The doll el-
rcann will gn Into seciet session to-
morrow to discuss the Hrltlsh gov-
ynment'H proposals for peaco with
the reiterated words of Hamonn do
Valera still fresh In tho minds of Its
members' "Tho d.ill elrcann cannot
and will not on behalf nf Ireland ac-
i opt the terms offered."
At the second session of the par-
liament held today In the mansion
house Mr. de Vuleru again dealt
with the Hrltlsh offer. Again he
Insisted that nothing lesa than Inde-
pendence for Ireland was In tho
minds of the Irish leaders. Ho
stressed his viewpoint that the status
of a dominion gtivtinment had not
been mad" to Ireland ThJi state-
ment that such a government had
he em offered contained two false-
hoods. There was no Ireland men-
tioned In the terms only two broken
pieces of Ireland. Dominions had
the right to secede but the Irish re-
public mut stay within the empire
whether It desired to do so or not
Holds Ollie Hrancli. I
During his address Mr. de Valera
held out the olive) hrnnch to Ulster
by declaring that In entering with
negotiations for a settlement nf the
conlrnversy northern Ireland need
not give up Its own point ot view.
He ruld he would be willing In sug-
gest that the Irish people give up a
good deal III order that Ireland
might be able to view the future
"without anticipating distracting In-
I Mr. de Valera declared again that
the claims of the minority In Ire.
I land as represented by tho Ulsterltes
I were wrong but added that bo for
J one would he ready to go a long way
to give In tn L'leter "If we could get
I them to come with us and consider
the interests nf their own country
1 and not be allying themselvea with
nBrl.enient reached late tnday by sen-
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