The Morning Tulsa Daily World (Tulsa, Okla.), Vol. 16, No. 20, Ed. 1, Thursday, October 20, 1921 Page: 1 of 20
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VOL. XVI NO.20.
TULSA OKLAHOMA THURSDAY OCTOBER 20 1921
PRICE f CENTS
AS BOMB BURSTS
Plan to Strike
STATE TAX LEVY
FIXED AT 1 MILL
POISON IN CANDY
MAY KILL NURSES
Saves His Firm
$4000 in Cash
Says Soldiers' Conviction
Was 'Dirty Piece of Work'
I -- I 1 I . Jm?.. U'
WaWiia ill in . !
Valet Opens Package In-
tended for Ambassa-
dor to France
H 0 U S E IS DAMAGED
But l'. S. Envoy Was Absent
and Did Not Receive Pack-
"i age Addrcacd to Hint
WAS RECIPIENT OF THREATS
Many Notes Threatening Flag
Over Mansion Were Sent
During Recent Weeks
PVRIS Oct. 19. A bomb ex-
pled. J today In tho house of Myron
T. Herrlck American nmliassjdor.
Krlously injuring his vnlct who
cpc-ril tho package containing It.
Tho room In which tho explosion
occurred was wrecked. Ambassador
Herri k arrived at tho lioiifj two
rJnutcs after tho bomb blew up.
VTho receipt of tho bomb followed
threatening letters which havo been
coming to tho ambassador In tho Inst
few days In connection with tho caso
cf two Italians recently convicted of
murder In Massachusetts.
Itonili Contained In Package.
The bomb was contntned In a earn-
fullv made package addressed per-
sonal'y to tho ambassador who. It
apnea's might well havo opened it
himself as It seemed to bo a jrlft
designed for him.
The ambassador's valet however
happened to sco the pnrkngo and
opened It to save Mr. Hcrrlck tho
It was during the. nfterinon that
the parliago was delivered. After
the explosion Ambassador JTerrlck
went to tho Jlotol Orlllon where
General Pershing In stopping. Tho
prefect of pollen protection Joined
the general and tho ambassador
there and this evening they woro
conferring on tho case whilo the
entire detectlvo rirvlco of Paris was
at work In an ottcmpt to traco the
orisln of the bomb.
Considerable damage wan done tho
ambassador's rcsldcnco nutsldo tho
room whero tlio explosion occurred
as well as within It.
Tho explosion occurred In the
bathroom of tho ambassador's nultc.
PARIS Oct. 19. Threats to tear
down the American flag over the
embassy are contained In many let-
ters which have been received at
the embassy In tho last few days
protecting against tho conviction In
tho United States of Nleolo Sacco
and Bartolomo Vanzottl. two Ital-
ian! for tho murder of Frederick A.
Parmenter paymaster of a shoe
manufacturing establishment at
llralntrec Mass. In nil between 300
Mid 400 letters of protest havo been
received at tho rate of moro than a
hundred a day.
There have been numerous dem-
onstrations by radical elements In
Italy over this case and tho com-
munist newspapers hero In Paris
liave taken up tho campaign.
WASHINGTON Oct. 19. Am-
risssador Herrlck who narrowly es-
caped a bomb explosion at his homo
In Paris today apparently had not
ttxen seriously tho threatening Ict-
itos received nt tlio embassy In con-
nection with tho conviction of two
Lallans in Massachusetts.
f;avo Tlicm No Notice.
At least as far as could bo learned
today ho has never reported to tho
ttate department receipt of such let-
ters although ho Is understood to
nave Informed tho department some
days ago that protests against the
coiulrtlon of tho two Italians were
reaching him. No details as to the
nature of theso protests wort- trans-
mitted. From other sources tbo Washing-
ton government has had snmo Infor-
inatirn as to tho high fcollng among
Iialian communists In connection
wllb tho Massachusetts cases. He-
ports have been received of demon-
rations In Rome or elsewhere In
Italy In connection with tho case
althouRh thero has been nothing to
Indli ate that tho movement was of
My material importance.
Hasn't Reported Incident
Officials hero wero confident that
tho Paris authority? would niako
unusual efforts to trnen down nnd
Punuli those responsible for tho
ending of a bomb to tho American
i imbaador. Tho net against tlio
Mlplomatlo representatives nf a
friendly power In the Kronen cupltnl
mirht bo viewed by French officials
' by officials In nny government
where a sinister outragn occurred as
'equinng tho utmost effort toward
'apture of the criminal or criminal.!
Mr Herrlck had not reported tho
oomb Incident to tho stato depart-
ment up to a lato hour.
NEW YOItK Oct. 19. Quito a
furrrc was created In Paris six
weeks ago when Myron T. Hcrrlck
1 nlteu statos ambassador rented tho
iKnlllcent tniiiBloti of Prince nnd
rinccss Jucques do Rrogltn In the
Monccau park quarter puylng an-
nual rental thnt amounts to a for-
tuno In I'arls. Until llorrick leased
Jho house he was referred to J tho
Woman llaptlrcs Comcrts.
f'f:UI tn The Wurld.
'A. Oct. 19. It Is estimated that
JnAr. tt... r.nn ..... . . i . .
Apoatollstlo baptizing in White Water
I about 10 miles northeast of
nuiiuay wnen auout pcopio
wh '' A woman preacher
...... ucH UU11IK U1C prt'UCIUUK 111
t -m i ot rvlval serlces In that
In. uu most oi wi oupui-
im.' - buakot dinner was spread at
MADKIi) Oct. 19. -A general
striko of undertaker workers at
Harcetona making It mpos.lblo
to bury the dead brought about
a serious situation in that city
Grave diggers threaten a sym-
pathetic strike and the municipal
council was summoned to take
omergoncy measures. The
trouble resulted from dismissal
of soma workers after demand for
WEDDING HELD AT
Cushing Couple Married
Before Visitors at
SHOW HUMAN AFFAIR
Popularity Springs From Ex
hibits Having Origin in
Needs of the Home
Uowcrs of roses showeni of rlco
pretty bridesmaids flower-laden
Lionengrln nnd a background 'iih-
crs witlt white rosebuds In th ut-
tonhiiles helped to make tho latest
wedding over celebrated In Tulsa.
Last night thousnnds. of penplo wit-
nessed tho marrlago of Miss tlarnet
Morgan to Joseph Ilrawley. celebrat-
ed at 9 o'clock on tho platform of
the tabernacle housing tho electrical
show. llcv. Harold 0. Cooko per-
formed the ceremony.
Iong before tho hour set for the
wedding tho long canvas-covered
aisle marked off for the entranco of
tho bridal party was lined with hun-
dreds of people. Tho pest of the tab-
ernacle was thrrmged with visitors nt
electrical show who had Just wit-
nessed tho fashion show that Is a
nightly foatnru and ucccpted tho In-
vitation of tho management to re-
main and bo guests nt tho wedding.
Tho crowds (surged a little doner
when the strains of tho woddlnc
proccsslonnl from Lohengrin an-
nounced tho approach of the bridal
Two members of tho JClltles band
led the processional; they woro fol-
lowed by tho men members of the
party and then those members In
hom the real intercU lay followed.
Cum Hose In Path.
A tiny llttlo girl In a little frock
that was nil pale pink ruffles walked
In front of tho bridesmaids casting
pink rose petals from tho depths of
a rose-satin lined basket she carried
In hor hand In tho path of tho bride
and her attendants. Models in te
fashion show charming in their ox-
qulslte costumes preceded thn bride
who was gowned simply In black and
carried a huge arm bouquet of La
Franco roses and lilies of tho valley.
Following tho ring servlco suld by
Reverend Cooke Mayor T. 1). Hvans
briefly greeted tho brldo and groom
In behalf of tho exposition and the
city and congratulated them. Tho
party left thu building under shownrs
of rice thrown by friends In the vast
crowd that witnessed tho wedding.
Mr. and Mrs. Hrawley are from
Cushing. Tho bride has been con-
nected with tho power plant there
and tho groom with tho water plant.
A largo party of friends came over
with them some of them taking part
in tho wedding and others Joining
the bridal party afterwards. Nearly
half u hundred electrical appliances
nnd conveniences for their homo
were presented to the brldo nnd
groom by exhibitors at tho show.
ltra.son for Popularity
One reason why tho electrical
show is attracting such largo crowds
every afternoon nnd evening is be-
cau" It Is mill a human affair. Its
exhibits have their origin In thn
needs of the home. There Is the
odor of freshly made toast delicious
pies soap suds In tho air; there Is
tho hum ot tho vacuum cleaner tho
sound of tho electrically played
tho clow nf softly shaded
lamps a'thousnml und one UiIiikm
that housewives aim neacis or ism-
llles urn vitally Interostcd In. There-
fore everybody goes nnd tho building
Is thronged each afternoon nnd
nlcht. The fashion show is proving
a big drawing card nnd tho Klltlos
with their added attraction of singer
and dancer continue dally to delight
Thompson Shades Marks.
HOI'STON. Texas. Oct. 19. Johnny
Thompson Ineal fighter shaded Joe
Marks Philadelphia In 10 hard
fought rounds of boxing hero last
night. Marks had appeared here
twice before having been victorious
over Wild fat Iluing and Joe Kale
Though Marks i urrled the fight to
Thompson In ni"it of tbo rounds.
Thompson was willing and able to
beat off the man from tho City of
Announces New Price
of Liquor in Letter
MUSKOOEK Oct. 19. Tho
platform of tho Moonshlnerh' and
liootleggers' leagus was an-
nounced to tho world today In an
unonymoun letter received by a
morning newspaper hero.
"We arc going to bring tho
price of whl'ky down to fS a
gallon and (2 n quart" tho letter
encouraged. "Wo havo rot to
have 'meat and bread and men
has got to havo whisky"
Board Levies Halt Mill
Addition to That
Contended There Should Be!
No Levy at All but Cancels 1
His Opposition Later
WHITEHURST STANDS FIRM
Votes to Last Against Adding
Another Half Mill; Final
Count Is Four to One
lly AMoelntKl Trees Plt wirs.
OKLAHOMA CITY Oct. 19. A
halt mill fctnte tax levy the small-
est since statehood was decided
upon by the state board of equaliza-
tion hero shortly before noon after
n morning discussion in whb h A. N.
i.eecrait state treasurer urged the
levy as adopted. Opposition of (lov-
ernor Robertson was withdrawn
five minutes before the decision was
reached nnd tho board's action be-
Governor Wanted No Iory.
Governor Robertson and Mr.
Whltehurst held out for the ntHto
whatever declaring that the stnjte
had funds sufficient to meet Its ex-
penses without the levying of any
tax. Mr. Leecraft however con-
tended that n small lovy was needed
pointing to tho fact that the state
wus still paying on debts etuitrncted
Just after statehood when there was
no state levy.
It was pointed out nt the meeting
that tho levy will provide funds for
appropriations nf approximately
J20.000.000 mado by tho eighth leg-
islature. Following the decision on the lovy
tho board adjourned.
It was pointed out by members of
the board that the state constitution
provides for a permanent levy of
half a mill all levies uet by the
board of equalization being In addi-
tion to this. Tho nctual levy there-
fore for 1922 and 1923 will bo 1
claimed No Ijcvy Was Needed.
Flvo members of tho board werj
prcseni uovernor uooerison .nr.
Leecraft Frank Carter slato nudt-
tor; Fred Parkinson slato examiner
and Mr. Whltehurst. Tho first reso-
lution for a half mill levy was pre-
sented by Parkinson. It failed on
the first ballot the governor nnd
Whltehurst voting against it on the
ground. It wns reported thnt the
estimates of revenue to be derived
from tho various atato offices was
too low and that no levy wan needed.
Parkinson then withdrew his mo-
tion nnd substituted ono providing
thst- no levy be nsHCHsed. This Lee-
craft objected to championing the
half mill Idea tlovernor Robertson
voted no.lenvlng Whltehurst Carter
nnd Parkinson voting for no levy.
A motion to adjourn was seconded
but withdrawn when Is-ucraft ap-
pealed to the board to get together
and pass a levy. A compromise on a
quarter mill levy was discussed and
then a motion to reconsider thn vote
on tho half mill levy carried by the
WliiU'tiurst .Stands Put.
When tho vote was taken a second
time on tho halt mill Idea. It stood
4 to 1 Whltehurst voting fur no levy.
aovomnr Robertson declared the
board was "flying In the fnco" of
tho supreme court In considering tho
lovy whllo the court has last year's
levy under consideration. Tho lvy
wns certified out Immediately by
thn auditor's offlco to tho tax asses-
sors of the stato.
It was brought out at the meeting
Hint the total estimated Income of
tho stato was (3412392 4fl. Api ro-
prlatlonn to be met total J83fil.-
D31.99. The surplus from previous
years wns placed at $4812940.3.
leaving J3.rli8591.64 to bo raised
plus the 20 per cent Increase from
delinquents provided by law. Tills
made the total amount to be raised
I42S23"9.9G. Taking from this the
estimated revenue of J3. 412 392.40.
thero was left $869917 60 to lv
raised by tho general lovy. This it
wan explained wns tho amount to
accrue from a half mill levy on the
state's valuation of $1739385008 as
fixed nt a previous meeting of the
Oklahoma Miprcmn Court DecMon
Applies to All Counties Alike.
OKLAHOMA CITY Oct. 19.
Tbo attorney general's office has
rcndereil no written opinion on tho
rertile tax law. Judgn Wood rays
the opinion of tho supreme court
declares chapter 200 session laws
of 1919 unconditional and U'.'U
tho other roilo tax law Is valid
This applies to all counties and
cities alike within the state. Tho
voided was n special uct authoriz-
ing cltlos nnd counties of certain
populations to upply another form
of resale tax which Is declared In
eonfllct with tho organic law. This
genornl law iillow munlclplltlcs to
Oy in lands sold for tuxe iih wan
trim with tho original statuto
adopted at the tlmo ot statehood.
Court Appoint Ilcnrlver.
OKLAHOMA CITY. Oct. 19
Barron C. Ilouscl of Oklahoma City
was appointed receiver for tho
urellus.Swanson company con-
tractoin and builders by Judge John
'I. Colteral of the federal district
ourt hero today who issued In-
tructlons to the receiver to taks
. -barge of all books papers records
and other properly of the lompuny
until further urdcrti of tho cou.it.
0111CACIO. Oct. 19.- .lames
Pesclke. secretary of a building
and bun assorlallon absent-
mindedly nut thfl $ 1000 receipts
of tho society In his pocket nftef
a meeting of tho association last
night and then carefully locked
thn minutes in n strong box.
Four automobile imndlts held
Mm up ss ho left tho building
and seined the box. They got tho
WINS IN CONTEST
Defeats Lewis Entry in
at Horse Show
Tulsans and Visitors Realiz-
ing Greatness of Exhibit
at McNulty Park
A breath-taking contest between
tho woild's two greatest stallions.
Highland Choice owned by Oeorgu
H. Hole and Admiral Ulnar owned
by W. L. Lewis bolh of Tulsa. In
which the former gained thn victory
mndo horso show history nnd fur-
nished tenso moments for tlio large
throng as tho Tulsa horso show
Wednesday night continued Its
triumphal progress ut McNulty
park with tlio second performance.
The closeness of tho contest was
sensed by bolh tho umntcurs among
the spectators and tho critics who
havo followed tho records of both
horseg over tho country and was not
confined to tho grundstntid for tho
steeds havo been pitted against each
other many limes with varied results.
Admiral King winning In tho last
encounter at tho Loulsvlllo slato lair.
The fiery stallions made tho circuit
again and again thn spotlight gleam-
ing on their chestnut flanks while
tho thunder of their hoofs on tho
tracks was followed by loud ap-
plause. A concerted sigh of relief
nroso when suspense was ended by
Judco Pcmbei;iin'u-ilccllon.- -.
Tiie riders. Hob Mcllay for High-
land Choice and Del Holcmnn for
Admiral King li;nl also ridden
against each other before.
lint! U'lrun Attendance.
Tho crowd was larger than on the
opening night and less reserved In
its enthusiasm. Horc show officials
attributed the. Increased slzo of galo
receipts to tho taVtallrlng glimpse
of horses vouchsafed in yesterday
morning's paradu through tho down
town area and spreading of the nows
as to tho real greatness of tho show.
Sitting near out-of-town visitors
were Tulsnns who have hurried home
from business trips and shortened
vacations for this ovent.
From every side came the praise
that tbo Tulsa horse show Is one of
tho best ever held. K.ild Herbert
Cruin editor of "The Horse Show
Cronlclo" at Louls llle: "The show
Is Nlmply wondeiful. It compares
moro than well with thu shows
which I havo been visiting continu-
ously for n number ot months now.
The general public should Indued
appreclato tho opportunity ot seeing
some uf tho world'a finest show
horses and particularly of viewing
for tho first tlmo thnso homo-owned
horses which havo mndo Tulsa
famous anions horso enthusiasts
A pleasing background of music
was given last nights performance
by Hodgklns' band.
Violet Homing Is llrst.
In tho combination (Ivo-gnlted
ilass beautiful Violet Hemlng miuo
owned by W. L. Lewis won first
with Romping Pevlne goblins owned
tiy Ray L. Lewis of Kansas City Mo.
second Highland Chdeo third and
Sadie Satin maru from tho Hull-
wood stublos nt CurtUage. Mo.
Decisions In the walk-trol-iunter
class weru thu following: h lrst Tho
Manifest gelding owned by Lewis;
second Miss Tulsa mare owned by
Mrs. Walter 13. Wright; third Pilnco
of Dares gelding owned by Miss
Marlon Jones; fourth Cherry Hell
Chief inaro owned by rjarl 11. Ileig
Kansas City Mo.
The ring where owners rode their
flvt-Eulted steeds wiib one of tho
most Interesting. CI. H. llnlo's entry
Kmma Mv.ins won first placo tbo
Lewis mure Lady In tireV. second.
Heftucainp. gelding belonging to L.
It Perry third and Kvabcl mnre.
owned by Mrs. A. IJ. Lewis fourth.
Wins lintel TuNi Cup.
In the ladles' walk-lrot-cantT
combination Mrs. W. I.. I3wls. driv-
ing und riding Catherine Countess
won he first prUo and the Hotel
ko.NTINU'UD ON PAOIl TltllEi;
Officials Can't Find
Convicted Auto Thief
HHAWNHi: Oil. 19. W. M.
"Curlfy'1 Motsenbacktr under con-
viction for receiving stolen auto-
inoblleH and out on an uppoal bond
cannot be located by tho sheriff
MutHvubai ker's bond w.is declared
to bo insufficient by Judge L. O.
Pitman yemvrday and the convicted
man ordered ro-arreted. When
search was mado it was found
that be had not been seen In
Hhawneo for three days Motsen-
backer iu under a five-year
sentence here and was facing
churges of stealing diamonds at
Oklahoma City being under $10000
bond for trial there November 10.
hTAN'I.M MTl'NK '
Puntral dlrrriors. kiO H llouider I'hfln
jSix Seriously 111 After
Partaking of "Gift"
Sent by Mail
2 SUITORS QUESTIONED
Brothers Rivals for Hand of
Recipient of Sweets Arc
Quizzed by Officials
Enough Potassium Discovered
in Box of Chocolates to
Kill Score of Pcopio
CHICAOO Oct. 19. Physicians
are -fighting today to savo thn lives
of seven nurses of tbo West l.'nd
hospital who wero mado critically !1
by eating homo made candy Im-
pregnated with cyanide nf potas-
sium which wan received by ono of
thn young women through the mall.
Pollen nild detectives meanwhile
nrn making a rigid Investigation tn
lenm who sent the candy nnd what
tho inotlvo was.
Khaml "Gift" Willi Trlcnds.
The candy was received by Miss
Helen Ilnsenfeld a student nurse.
It was sent anonymously. Miss
ltosenfeld herself pnrtook of It nnd
gave soiiio In Miss Theresa Ihfe.
Miss (Irnce llrcnkstone. Miss Alma
Dornfeld Miss Helen Leslie Miss
Anna Kuhlo nnd Miss Daisy Cnwy
who chanced to bo with her In th
recreation room of tho hospital when
thn candy was received
Attending physicians cald today
that tho stricken nurses have n
chaneo of recovery although their
condition Is critical.
Analysis of the candy showed ac-
cording to chemists that the box
contained enough of poison In hnu
killed lo-ores or persons.
Ilndlier KUhIh Questioned.
Several men who arc known to
havo been acquaintances of Miss
Hosentnld are under siirvelll.inco by
the police. Several have been ques
tioned. Among them uru two
brothers. Samuel arid lienjamin
Zimmerman brother rivals for the
affections of the nurse.
According to tho nlory told by the
Zimmerman brothers anil their sis-
ter Mrs. Clara Klaus Miss ltosen-
feld had received tho attentions of
both of them and each i lalmed her
as his fiancee. Neither would ad-
mit any knowledge of the poisoned
An attendant nt the hospital who
reported n man hail endeavored to
reach Miss ltosenfeld by telephone
Monday night ami who declared bo
belluved ho could name the mail who
sent the candy. Is to be questioned
His name was withheld.
Candy "rnllhfiilly Made."
Tho theory that a disgruntled
patient at the hospital mny have
sent tlie deadly confection also Is
being Investigated. A nolo which
accompanied tho box said: "From
a pstlcnt who was an ardent ad-
mirer. This candy was faithfully
Almost Immediately after eating
tho candy the young women be-
came desperately ill. They fell to
tho floor and screamed In agony.
Their screams brought other em-
ployes of the hospital ami physi-
cians Immediately resorted to use of
a stomach pump and emetics
Postal Inspectors havo Joined with
tho pollco In endeavoring to trace
the source of the candy.
ASK RATE CLAUSE REPEAL
Middle) West ;ocninrs Against
(iiaranlceiug Hal In mil h Profits
DKS M01Ni;S. Iowa Oct. 19.
Ilepoal of the Clausen III tho Cummins-
Ksch transportation act direct-
ing tho Interstate lommerco com-
mission to tlx freight rates on 'i
basis that will give tho rnllroads a
G pit- tent return on their valua-
tions. Was urged In a resolution
adopted by the conference of middle
west governors at Its closing nesslun
hern today Ouarantecliur tho rail-
roads a fixed return Is unwluo und
uneconomic It was declared.
Ilesnlutlons woro adopted asking
a "substantial reduction" In present
freight rates advocating congres-
sional action to remove doubt as to
state Jurlsdlratlon over statu rail-
road rates and service urging re-
ductluti of federal reserve bank ills-
co.unt rates In agricultural districts.
Indorsing the movement for limita-
tion of armaments; and asserlliiB
that thn government of the United
States should collect the Interest on
Its foreign loans annually.
Sn)s Wngen Must Full.
CHICAOO Oct. 19. To give con-
tinuous employment to nil and
compete with the world's markets
Is impossible unless lalnf Is will-
ing to decrease wages and increase
production John ;. Lloyd Philadel-
phia president of thn National
Itetall Lumber Dealers' awoclntion
declared In th? opening addreaa ut
tho fifth nnuual convention of tho
lumber dealers at tho Congress hotel
TUI.JHA O.i n Mailmum II rIM-
teum 41 futi wini elm
Oklahoma. TLurauy ( r eojrlur jKrl-
KASHAS Ktlr Thiirlity n.f problMy
KrlJaj- lUinif lemprrtture Krtdiy
Tfwluy Isorul Kvrnl.
I.iunt' club luncheon llutel lulu 12
hpsrttl in The World
WAHHINOTON. f. t 19 Pri-
vate Jiitnes 1). Hi- hunts. Hi nf
Duncan Okla. Hcrxtng a life term
In thn federal penltenllHrv on a
charge of murder lommltted In
(Irrmany will recede .in uncon-
ditional pHrdon and bnnoi-Hhe
dlst bar go from thn army In the
opinion of Henator Harreld fol-
lowing a conference Tuesday with
e'retary of War eeKs. Weeks
hsd previously icjectrd recom-
mendation made by the JudRc-
advoeale general for the. pardon
of Itlchardsnn but llarrelil be-
lieves be will reverse htmiielf.
Charged Soldier Willi Murder.
Together with four comrades
Itlchardson wnit charged with thn
murder of tin Kngltsli en-officer
during a brawl at Ken near f o-
blenz Oormnny The other four
who also received life sentences
wero Privates Jnmes A Odell
Denton Texan; Carl .1. Ilry.m
Tennessee (leurgn Vanglldnr
Toledo Ohln and Hoy 1). Young-
blood of Nebraska
U. S. ARMS POLICY
Declares U. S. Leads in
CHEMIST WAS VISIONED
Scientist Says Junking Will
Avail but Little While
WAHHINOTON. Oct. 19 Allega-
Hons that tho United Kta es Is
"leading tho world In navnl arma-
ment" and the American people aro
tint Informed of thu state of affairs
worn mado today when "labor's
armament conference" resumed Us
In order that the people bn In-
formed of the present statu of af-
fairs Charles Kdward llussoll for-
mer wirlallst und writer on economic
subjects Introduced tho following
resolution which was aiinpteu alio
then roferrcd to tho committee on
"Itwolved that the people of the
t'nlted States have their attention
called to thn ract that trio uniicn
States Is leading tho world In naval
armament and ns such Is setting
tliti pace for naval construction."
Tho organization disbanded late
today lo meet again at thn call of
Onmpern nr of the oxecutlvn com-
mittee. The closing session adopted
tho namn "general eommllteo for
limitation of nrmament" as Us title.
Tho executive committee wilt open
headquarters In Washington to
carry on its work In connection with
"Limitations or elimination of
armaments will never prevent war.
The nations know thin. All the bill-
tleshlps In tho world firing broad-
Aides In unison could not do one.
eighth thn damage that could be
dono with the chemical concoctions
now being prepared In rhomlcnl
laboratories throughout tho world."
Harrison K. Howe a sclentliit nt-
tached to thn national research
council In Washington and n chem-
1st of note made this statement to
the International News Service
today after he hail nearly disrupted
the "Oompors' conference" on limi-
tation of armaments.
"Destroy your battleship olnk
your submarines Junk your can-
nons yet yoM enn never avert wnr
In this manner For you have not
destroyed the most terrible agencies
nf win. Tha next war will be fought
with rhcmlcal The midnight oil
burns In a thousand laboratories
seeking to mock the work of dl-
armament." ASSAIL REVISED BILL
ltotli lleiiiniTiils mid lU'piihllt-nns
.Make At I mil on ItevMnn I'm-
imsnl.i by OrnitnlUcc
WASHINOTON. Oct. 19. The
compromise tnx revision bill wns as-
sailed today In the senate by both
democrats and republicans.
henator I'nderwood of Alabama
democratic leader characterised the
measure as the worst ever presented
to enngrss. No one understand It
he declared except tho few treas-
ury experts who drew It and he
predicted that It the bill became a
law the courts would be several
years Interpreting It.
charging tho Tepublirans with a
failure to be candid with the Ameri-
can people the democraib' leader
said they were trying to have it go
out that taxes wero to bo reduced
when ns a matter of fact they would
be Increased through the operation
of the administrative provisions of
the rovonub measure and thn pro-
posed American vuluatlon play In
tho tariff bill.
.Su.-qs'iid Freight Schedules. -
le .oilm'il'l'nv .i.l 11 The
Interstate commereo commission in.
uay tHieiieinn.1 jriini Kf u
until February 22 1322 the opera-
tion of certain freight sibedules
nronosing a reduction nf 28 1-2
cents per ton on hltumlnoiii coal
I nun und l.n li from mines on
certain railroads in Kaunas Mis-
u.....l .L n .. ...wl IlillnhnliiD
nd on slai k only from Hprlugflftld.
ililii'il.-l in ivanius i iiy. itiiu.
Kunasaa oil. Mo. und contingent
i Commenting on the Mnrd of
the court martial which convict-
ed the five HoldlerH Hen tteir llai-
1 rebl said II was the "dirtiest ple. e
' of work" he hsd eer wen. "It
In the worst Instance ot the nils-
carriage of Justice since the fa-
tuous Dre fuss case" be said.
Court Itnllnmilcil I he.
"Thev railroaded Itlelmrdnon
and tho others wit limit tho sem-
hlnnco of I'videues that thev
were guilty. It was a cns of
where an Mngliffh ex-offleer was
killed In a riot and they hsd to
have a goat n they picked th'eso
boys who were nine tulles from
the scene The only evidence
they had was that soma of them
were seen with tha Kngllshmnii
earlier In the day "
llarreld was supported si the
hearing by Henntorn McKollar of
Tenncssie. and Hitchcock of Ne-
braska and llepi'esentatlvo Pnr-
rlsh of Tex.Hn The four havo
been working on Hi casn silica
early lust summer when It was
first culled to their attention.
Red Fork Officials Will
Be Arraigned Boforp
Judge Holt Today
WARN OF SPEED TRAP
Auto Club Posts Notices Aft-
er Alleged Unlawful Ar-
rest of Tulsa Motorists
As n climax tn u short but bitter
battle between tho county attorney
nnd law enforcement officers of Ited
Fmk In which charges of extortion
wero made by enraged motorists nr-
rosted by tho suburban town's law
for alleged speeding Hhurlff Wil-
liam McCuIIoukIi nnd a deputy
Wednesday afternoon arrested Chief
of Pollco Frank Fettnrly Motorcvcle
Officer Jack Iliedon and W. II. Fos
ter Justice of the pence before whoni
inn cases wern tried.
They wero charged with extortion.
Tho three men wero released on
their own recognlianco soon after
reaching thu courthouse when Jt wns
found that County Judgn '.. I. J.
Holt before whom tho Information
was filed nnd brforu whom they
would havo to he nrralgned was III
They were granted the privilege ot
returning tn Ited Fork until arraign-
ment at 9 o'clock this morning.
County Attorney to Pniwoite.
Tho warrants against tho Hcd
Fork pollco came as the result of
an Investigation conducted by Coun-
ty Attorney W..F. Hcnver for tho past
week. In tho meantime members of
the automnbllo club have lined up
solidly In favur of the county attor-
ney nnd In nn attempt to frustrate
further arrests by the Ited Fork of-
ficers havo posted notice along the
mad warning all motorists of th
speed trap ahead
Meanwhllo Hod Fork Tulsn'n lit
tin nelRhbor is wrought up over tho
matter nnd led by tho PrnKr'-eslv
club an organization of men mid
women In Ited Fork which camp
Into eTjstenco to fight for tho recent
bond Issue there nro lining up be-
hind thn pollen officials. A few of
tho cltbens however called tho
"Hlg Four" by their opponents are
falling In with thn county officials
nnd a fight even greater than the
one brought nbout when tho annexa-
tion of tho lied Fork schools lo
Tulsa was nt fever heal Is expected.
CLL KU KLUX WITNESSES
TrxnH Cirnnd Jury Itehiimes Prnlxj of
Isireun Hint; Sheriff Itecoiers.
WACO. Texas Oct. 19. Thirty
witnesses were uxamlncd today when
tho .Mriynnnn county grand jury re-
sullied Its Investigation uf the fight
at I.ormia October I tn which one
man wus fatally wounded and nine
others Injured when Sheriff Hob
Iiiirliannn uttsmpted to slop a KU
Klux Klati puraih .
The Inquiry so far has been sur-
rounded with tin ulmoii secrecy
and it has not been indicated when
the Jur will make a report as to
lis findings. It was said bmvcvii
that Its work might b expedited by
the Improved condition of those
morn seriously Injured In tho clash.
Hhurlff Ilucha nan. who was shot
twice. Is now out of danger physl-
ilnns reported today. It was at
first thought he might not recover
frnn' the wounds
Page and Jones Leave
on Teii'Days liusiness
Trip to Washington
Charles Page owner of Shell
Creek dam left Tuesday for the
east lie will lie gone about HI
days lie is said to have busi-
ness before the department In
Richard Loyd Jones editor of
tho Tulsa Tribune tho Shell
creek organ left at the satnn
tlmo for n 10-days' trip to tho
east his Itinerary Including Chi-
cago and Washington.
Neither Page or Jones an-
nounced beforo leaving what spe-
cific business culled them to the
capital but thnso Interested In
the water question nssumii It has
somo connection with interests
lluy have In common.
ON LABOR BOARD
Its Members Go on Trial
"for Their Life" in
FAILURE MEANS DEATH
Senator Cummins Intimates
Ho Thinks Hoard May Ho
Abolished if It Collapses
NEW MENACE IN SITUATION
Settlement Independently in
Cane of Federation Will
Uo Demand of A.F.L.
lly thn Am".'Iii.1 I'm.
NI'JW YOHK. Orl. II) Halhr
eiecutlvcw lodny look ni'llio steps to
i i iiieir iiih-h running ir tun
llircntcucd rail etrlko innlrrlalluil
A member of thn Oenernl Mana
gers association let It Is-coino known
nun iiimorrow all 'roads entering
New York would Join In nn adier-
tlMng campaign for workers to flit
such vninnlci us might occur. At
tho snmo l1.nu the Ivrlo Issued nil
iipel to tbo public for tolunfecru
to mini cnliM nnd platforms. Other
linen nlwi nro keeping their eyes on
fommuKirs us u Hiilblo rourvo ot
Ilnllrnml officials prnfixsert tn bo
llllln concerned about their yunl
forces iihiii nnnoulicenient that 30
hs'iils of tlio Jtnllrnad YardnHLH!crH
association claiming lo havo 2.B00
iiieiuis'rs in tlio iiclnlly of New
York luid toted to slick. At thn
mttiHi tlnm John V. Welsh ml or-
Kunlrer of thn Scanuii's union.
iiiinii nun uie ruiiriMui uccu not
look to couHwIko shipping lines to
iiiowi any passengers stranded by
the strike os( lin Nild members ot
tha union would refuse to mall
coiistwlM) chscIm hi tho event of u
ST. I1UIH Oot. 19.KxecutlveH
of railroads of tho southwest will
meet hero Krldav to discuss prp.
aratliiiis for the threatened raHrosd
strike. It was learned this uftnrnoon.
Tho southwestern district comprises
thn states of Arkansas Oklahoma
lly II. I" Reynolds.
J. N. S Htsff CnrrMpondnnt.
WASHINOTON Oct. 19. Tho
Hnlteil KtnteM riilltvnv tol.n. t.n..l
storm center of tho wugo contro-
versy which threatens to preclpltatn
tho mightiest transportation tlo up
In tho country's history Is about-tu
go on trial for Its life.
Congress May Abolish Hoard
InnbllltV nf Its niemlinpa o .......
victorious from tho nntl-strlke negu.
tlatlnns wbleli mmn I fll..un.n
Thursday with chiefs of thn "bit
four" brotherhoods will mark thy
launching of a fnneerted drlvo In
congress for thn abolition of thn
nonru urconiiug to tno opinion cx
nresscfl fnilnv lit NaiiiiIii. CibiMUd
Of tllWH. elialrillllll nf flm K.nnln In'
terstato commorco commission and
auinor of uiu law which created tho
Onen ileflnticn nf (tin 1. 1.. v. n n -.1
and repudiation of Its decisions by
both railroad executives and labor
organizations has led Kenstnr.'iitn-
mins to tno conclusions that Imme-
diate and drastic changes In thu
board's legal makeup will bo Impera-
tive If tho Impending contcrcnccs
result tn failure.
Ilondri lgnoro Rulings
"If thn rallronil Inline lend- nn
executives contlnuo In their refusal
to accept tho decisions of tha labor
board." Cummins declared. "It
wouiu no iumio for It to continue m
function. Nuthlng would bo left for
enngross to do but to abolish t.iu
CHICAOO. Oct. 19 With en ad-
justment of dlffcreni es between the
railroads and tha "big four" I rothei .
bonds that ei to a dei lslon wi th
part uf tho brotherhoods tu strike
on fii tober SO. expected at u on-
foreni e tomoriuw betwee-i hrotlmr-
hood lendors und the I'mted Mates
railwa labor board a new ineiic
to railway price appeared thtu aft
.May Mine liiilcs oilcutj.
As leaders of the railway union
affiliated with tho American Feder".
ntlon of lbrtr assembled here to de-
termine their attitude toward tho
strike it wus oyenly declared that
the labor board would havi to set-
le with thn federation unions Inde.
prudently of any adjustment mado
whtl the brotherhoods. Cnless thij
Is done It was strongly Intimated the
federation unions may decide UDon
an Independent strike.
Timothy Ilealy. a member ot th
executive board of tho railway em-
ployes departmtnt ot thu American
Federation of Itbor was outspoken
In his assertions that tho federation
unions must bo reckoned with
Hope lo Acrt Strike
Conferences of various federation
unlonej continued this afternoon and
It was' expected that theos unions
would withhold any decisive action
until utter the conference of hn
brotherhood leaders and tho labor
Many of tho labor men expressed
thu opinion that eventually lusts
at settlement that would avert a
strike would be reuched but not
until tho demands or the federation
unions had been satisfied.
CLHVKLAND. Oct. 19 Heads of
the "big four" railroad brother-
hoods will reach Chicago tomorrow
without hning agreed upon a course
nf attion at tha meeting " bo held
with the railwuy labor boa I tomor-
The confer! nco calb d b: W. O.
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