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VOL. XVI NO. 183.
TULSA OKLAHOMA SATURDAY APRIL 1 1922
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DE N I E
MORE THAN HALF
OUT PN STRIK
Expert Action Will Tie
Up Many Industries
of the Country
STATEMENT BY LEWIS
Union Leader Says Strike
Deplorable Commentary on
WASHINGTON SITTING BACK
Government Sees No Reason
to Enter Dispute at Pres-
ent Time;May Act Later
Ll3lANAroHS March 31. Coal
Production wns stopped -tonight by
ho union coal miners. Tlicy quit
thot mines ot 20 elates with tlio
avowed policy of remaining Idle In-
definitely In an effort to forco oper-
ators to accept terms for now wago
Approximately six hundred thou-
sand coal minora quit work tb cn-
forco now wago contrucls nccordlng
to union reports from all bituminous
and nnthrnclte fields.
Tlio idlo miners Include GOO.000
union men nnd somo 100000 non-
union men according to union tabu-
lations. A number ot coal diggers In Illi-
nois nnd other places left tho mines
at tho close of work yesterday after-
noon although tho ntrlko began offi-
cially at midnight.
The federal government decided
not to take nny action at present as
the situation was not doomed criti-
cal. Kentucky Only Oasis.
The only oasis In tho striko area
as Kentucky where D.000 union
men continued work because their
contracts run another year.
Kansas minors wero ordered out
despite nn order ot tho Industrial
court extending the present contract
Union officers ordered 13000 men
to remain In tho mines to protect
property from damago Incident to
In Canaiifi tho striko Is expected
to bo cffocllvo In tho veatern prov-
v lnccs but not In tho east.
Government reporta indlcnto that
toodly coal supplies are on hand
estimated to last 51 days in certain
areas at least.
Itailroad officers assorted plans
had been mado to nuspend certain
freight trains . especially on coal
roads. . .
It Is estimated that IS.000 railroad
men In Pennsylvania will bo out . ot
work today as a result ot tho strike
i Still eincni by IiCls.
During tho day John L. Lewis
president of tho International union
declarc'd that tho suspension at
work by Kimmui union miners
would not bo averted by tho action
of tho Kansas Industrial court or-
dering that wngo scales of tho last
two years bo continued for 30 duys.
In a formal statement ton ght too
union chief declared tho natlon-wldo
walkout would affect "hundreds of
thousands ot citizens" not directly
engaged In tho coal Industry llo
reitorated his chargu that tho oper-
ators had forced "tho striko upon
In addl'tlon to tho Kentucky
minors whoso contract has another
jear to run union urn -
Bcotla will remain at work but Oiopo
In western Canadian provinces were
expected to Join tho euspcnslon.
.nnnH. frnm tho COal
fields ot the country also reached
l htadnuartors which Mr. Lewis do-
clared indicated a complcto tie-up ot
alt iiHUH l14i
Thcso reports also showed that
19 nnn nnlnn t.inn would bo loft M
the mines to protect tho properties
from damage nnd the only trouble
bstwecn operators and miners tn
this connection was. reported from
Washington whoro operators woro
aid to bo objecting to paying wages
provided fnr In tho contracts that
expired at midnight.
Ki-i'a Krlmii Problems.
Mr. Lewis" formal ttatomont re
tarding tho suspension ot work 101
"Tho striko upon which tho United
fiino workers of America are emir
iiR Is not a. question of small mag'
lltlllln nnr nnn tn ha lightly COD
lldered hv thu American people. It
frautrht Uh fnr. reaching ronsfl
luences and serious responsibilities
is aifcctlmr DUbl a weal 'lno- wuu
jrawal ot Jn excess ot 000000 men
Tom tho mines of tho country con-
Mutes a serious problem. Aaldo
Jflln t)i lnvM.1itA nnul shortage
I thlch will ensuo to tho profit of
ioal operators and to tho dotrlment
t tho public. It will cause a dls
Cation of Industrv throughout th
Mtloii. nffontlnr- hundreds of thou
ndj of citizens In othor walks of
'This Js a deplorablo condition
"id constitutes o sad commentary
I"n the relationships of employer
. hid employe In American industry.
ery thoughtful man recognize"
"at in tho end a sottlemont of tn
Problems of tho mining industry
aim be effected such settlement
nust como through Joint conference
?.n nccredlled ronresontatlvcH of
'. mino workers of tho nation.
it Is most unfortunate because
State Will Hold
For Soldier Dead
OKLAHOMA CITV March 31 A
proclamutlon was Issued hero today
by Governor J. II. A. Itobcrtson
calling on tho people of tho stnto to
hold memorial services nt 2 p. in.
Hundny In honor of 1.500 soldier
dead tho last contlgent of Ameri-
cans who died In Franco to return
to their native soil. Tho remainder
ot America's silent nrmy heroes will
rcmnln whoro they died th. proc-
lamation sots out. Memorial ticrvlces
for tho returning dead urn to bo
held in Ilrooklyn where tho bodies
will bo landed at 3 p. m. eastern
time. Services In -Oklahoma were
thcreforo set an hour earlier to con-
form. Tho proclamation usks that
bells bo tolled between 2 and 3
jumps in river
William Fenton 70 Chi-
cago Was Despondent
Over His Health
DIDN'T OWE ONE CENT
Went Out to Lunch Left His
Lifelong Friend Went to
River Jumped In
CHICAGO March 31. William T.
Kenton 70 nationally known in
banking circles committed suicide
by Jumping into Lako" Michigan to-
day after; leaving his office ostensibly
for lunch nnd hiring a taxlcab to
drivo him first to tho municipal
pier nnd then to tho foot ot Ohio
street where ho ended his life llo
was vlco president and general man-
ager of tho National Bank of tho
Republic one of tho largest banks
In the city ana rormeny scrveu on
ttio executlvo commlttco of the
American Bankers association and
as president of tho Illinois Bankers
Despondent Over Health.
Friends nnd bank officials nt
trlbuted Mr. Kenton's net to de-
spondency over 111 health llo hud
been troubled with Insomnia nnd
heart disease for several years and
returned n few days ago from a trip
to California. Ho was ouo or ino
mobt respected business men in the
mlddlewcst. and there was nothing
wrong in his financial affairs. It was
13 n. Hulbcrt vlco chairman or
tlio Chicago clearing house in a
statement Issued after Investigation
ot Mr. Kenton's death said:
Ills death is tho greatect shock
o the banking community in years.
lo was ono ot our most respecteu
and conservative bankers and this
shocking event was the result of 111
health nnd In no way auriouiauio
o financial affairs.
'Ho did not owo anyone a cent
Drlcr Describes Ills Dentil.
Mr. Kenton's act apparently wns
premeditated. He left tho bank
with President John Lynch with
whom ho had lunched dally since ho
iclncd orgnnlzo tho Institution in
1 801. Mnklng somo excuse to Mr.
Lynch ho left him a moment later
hired the taxi and clrovo to mu-
nicipal pier. IIo got out and looked
around nnd then decided to go to
tho foot of Ohio street tho driver
said. As tho driver started off In his
rab nfter Mr. Kenton had gotten
out lm heard a splash nnd turned
around In time to boo tlio sinking
I'nnblo to reach it ho rushed to n
garage for help but efforts with n
pulmoter failed to revtvo tno DanKer.
Mr. Kenton Is survived 'by n
widow a son nnd a daughter.
On the rear sent ot tno taxi per
oral letters of Mr. Kenton's and 73
In cash wero found. Ho apparently
had left them there Intentionally.
GRAND JURY CLEARED
DIsnilsMsl Panel nt Chicago Tola
Then Wis No naMS inr Hepon
of it "KUer" In Hotly.
rnif!Ano. March 31.-11 mcm-
bors ot tho recently dlbmisncd special
grand Jury empaneled to Investigate
alleged miscarriages of Justice) In
connection with tho trials of labor
cases woro toaay omcinuy cu-ureu
of tho reports that ono of their
number had been a "fixer" for thoflo
involved in tho cases.
Tho members of tho Jury pro-
sented ft petition to Chief Justice
Klckhnm 3ranlan of tho criminal
court asking io ne araira ;i "
odium of criminal suspicion nnd
Justlco Scanlan today told tho Jurors
that he had found no baala for tho
reports and that Ilnbert VV. Crowe
etato'o attorney had said there was
ii n reason for doubting the Integrity
of any member of tho grand Jury.
Vmtrra Notified of Itntlflcntlon.
wahhiNGTON. March 31. The
American government today sent or
nntiflrntlnn to tho other pow
ers of tho Washington conferenco
that the American senate had com
pleted ratification m uB -""'7-enee
treaties. As soon as tho rntlfl-
.i i. nnitiletcd by othor powers.
a daio will bo set for the fian"
-ntificmions. after which tho
treatlcb will actually become effective
First-Line Leveed at Old
Town Arkansas Re-
MEMPHIS TO RUSH AID
One Hundred Men Itcady to
Go to Assistance of Crews
Engaged in River Fight
ILLINOIS flIVER IS ALSO UP
Many Driven Out 'of Homes
in Valley City; Fifty Tents
Sent to Aid Sufferers
1II;m;N-A Ark.. Mnrch 31. Tho
situation at Old Town Ark. 17 miles
south of here where tho first-line
levees along the Mississippi river nro
crumbling undor (ho attack of tho
strong flood waters was described
ns becoming Increasingly critical to-
day nnd tho strong current from tho
Mississippi tide wns mild to be eat-
ing its way under tho levees on tho
Ono mllo of Missouri Pacific
trnckH between Marionna and Hou-
dan Is 14 Inches under water it wns
reported iinil tho river nt Old Town
Is five mill'? wide.
V. Id Monroe engineer In charge
expressed opinion tho rlvir nt OKI
Town would contlnuo lo rife three or
four inches dally until next Tuesday.
It the slniighlufi could ha stopped
levee workers would bo ablo to pre-
vent piobnblo erovasKc It was mid.
Itiilns Halt Jhiiei-gencv Work.
Heavy ruins last night forced a
dlMcontinimt.ro or cmcigenry work.
The rnved bcctlon In tho levco ut
Old Town Is nbout flftv feet wide.
It was reported and extends nbout
fifty-eight ft-et from tho dike on tho
river side. Two emergency barriers
nave been constructed w)tn dirt-
filled racks and thesa are holding
uacK somo ot tho water.
MI3MPHIS Tcnn. Manh 31.
Following reports from Old Town
Ark. on tho Mississippi rlv'er. Just
below llolonn that a losing fight
was being mudo to stem tho rising
waters 100 -men gathered nt the
water trout hero and prepared to go
to tho relief of tho Arkauis city as
soon as n steamboat is available.
Tho L'nltcd Htatcs engineer here
Is Notified that several thout-and
bngs of sand have been placed on
tho beach ut Old Town lo form a
Tho river nt Oldhuni has been
eating into tho loveo for two days.
Thu tlver sido of tho embnukniont
has been washed away nnd tho
crown of tho superstructure is
threatened. If this falls tho penned--up
waters will rush through tho
gaps. The river Is still rising nt
Helena. Heavy ruins (ell last night
In this section and the crest of the
flood probably will bo higher than
uny Mrccust has placed It.
Warnings havo been sunt out to
Inhabitants ot tho Arknnsns low-
lands to rimvo to higher grounds.
ItUcr I'ho .Miles Wide.
Four and fivo miles wide at many
points tho great muddy ttream was
strulning nt Its levers from Cairo
111. to Vlcksburg Miss. Hundreds
ot workers under tho eyes of gov-
ernment engineers watched ovcry
foot of tho great embankments
which hold the enormous volume of
Profiting .by the experience of
tho past and with information as to
rainfall and river stages at hand
lersonu living In tho lowlauda aro
Tho crest of tho flood Is expected
to roach Memphis tomorrow. There
CONTINUED ON PAUL III.HVT.N.
FLIERS ON FIRST LEG
Portuguese Aviators Make .lump i
1 roni iiiimiii to uniiury islands in
Itcciird Tlnioj .Head for H. A.
LIDSON. March 31. The Portu
guese hydroalrplano which left Lis
bon Thursday morning on tho Drat I
lee of n proposed night to Klo Ja-
ncrlo and covcrod 710 mllew tQ Las
I'll I inns. Canary Islands in seven)
und one-half hours was being pre
pared today for a Jump off ut 816
miles to cape verno isianus.
Arriving ut-Capo Verde. Captain I
coutlnho una captain Kncuuura pur
posed lo wuit until April 15 In order
to cntcti tno ngut ot tno iuii moon
for the 18-hour flight to Fernando
Norohana near the Brazilian coast
northeast ot rernamuueo.
After the take-off at Llbson tho
hydroalrplano flew at tho rato of I
nearly 05 miles an hour ami
reached Las Talmas two hours in
ndvanco of tho schedule. Wireless I
dispatches from vessels which sight-1
cd tho piano snow that the aviators
followed strictly the route that has
been mapped out for thor.i.
Shoots Wife Whllo Dreaming.
MIDDl.UTON Ohio. March 31.'
While his wifo was lylug in bed
asleep Ambrose Wottp 33 .who
claims to have been dreaming shot
her through the head at 3:.'a
o'clock this morning. Watts told
tho police tho report of tho Colt
awakened him and Ills wtfo died at
American Cqtton Exchange
NLVV YOIlK Mnrdf 31 On evi-
dence given nt n recent "John Doe"
inquiry beforo Msglstrnlo McAdoo
aad presented to tho grand Jury by
tho district attorney tho Ameri-
can cotton exohango and six of the
directors wero Indicted today
charged with violating tho penal
codo by "bucketing" orders.
The Individuals named in the bill.
Ilandolph Hose sr. v'-o president
of tho exchange; U. V Pratt secrc-
tary: Angelo T. Jennings Mnrtln
(loulko lMwin Ii. I'ntton nnd ltny-
tnond Palmer each wero held In
11000 ball for pleading before Judge
Itosnlsky In general sessions nn
Two lndirtiuenlM weie returned
ono of which rtenjatnln I' Schrcl-
ber. assistant district attorney to-
night revealed Jointly clnuglng the
exchange ns n nrpornilou ntid the
Mx directors with hating since Jan
uary 1. "crossed sales by making
contracts nn the basis of market '
'NO FAVORITISM' i
Will Bo Mayor for Every
Citizen if Elected
ARRAIGNS VOTE THEFT
Vote Is Most Valuable As
set of Any Citizen; Vote
or Shut Up He Says
TODAY'S .M IXTINCS.
Oklahoma Ironworks nnon
and women workers republican
headquarters. 2:30 p m.
Pieclnets II. 21 !! 28. 30 33
and 31. Kendall school 7:30 p. m.
Precinct meetings llornco Munu
school 7:30 p. III.
.Meeting of republican election
officials counters nnd watchers
republican hcnditmrtcrs 7:30
Mayor fnr every man. woman nnd
child In tho city not for arty class
or clique tpal is inn mayoralty
pledge of John It. Iladley republi
If elected. I will bo mayor for
everyone Hndley told a largo meet
ing of painters' local No. 93fi Krldny
evening In tho courthouse. After
inentlonlni; his long connection
with labor organization nnd the te-
publleaii platform plank promising
Tulsa labor tor Tulsaa develop
ment assuring every nsplstnnce In
our power to uotter tho loliorers
condition compatible with gooil
government and the best Intercuts of
nil citizens" Hndley declared In-
cisively: "I shall bo fair to union
labor yet but first I shall give .
fair square deal for every one. I
will not bo mnyor for union labor or
for unorganized labor fnr oil men
or for Insurance companies for
white or black for the whole clll-
renry. I have not maao a single
promise to nny group of Individuals
or to any net of men mid women In
this city for any purposes und I do
not Intend to. I will muke no pledge
except from a platform boforo a pub-
lic gathering with n reporter pres
ent to scatter tno news ot iiiai
plcdgn lo every voter In tho city."
Hndley performed tho principal
action In a contest upon tho sugges-
tion of the locnl president 1'. Wood-
ard that tno man whoso nnnie was
druwn by Hartley work "tooth and
toenail" for his election. Tho win
tier proved to bo a "Kontucky dom
rONTINtlKD DM I'AOR NINR.'
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Tin) Chumpiiili llooe Sleuth
lz7.y Klnstcln whoso name
ptrlkes terror to the heart' of
the New York bootlegger and
bartender who has tho real
stuff is In a class by himself
ns a prohibition detective. Ills
simple but terribly effective
methods and a number of his
exploits will be related tn this
A Stientlflc ilungle Trip
Two seekers aftor scientific
information wilt brave the
danger of tho Jungle for the
sake of sclfnca nnd huirranUy
They will attempt to return
with Important data for fu-
ture scientific reference. An
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ciuotations without Intending to buy
am otton "
The other Indic tment Mr. Sehrel-
ber said nrcixcd Pntton nnd Jen-
nings "ultli pei mtttlng nnd Indili -lug
the bucketing of ordeiH In that
on October 3 1(21 they intulu a
contract between themselfOH to pur-
chiiMi .190 bull's of cotton nt tlm
market tiuotntlon without nny In-
tention nt making a purchase or de-
livery." The "John Doe" lii(iilry which ted
to the Indictments whs hii outgrowth
it Dlstilct Attorney lliititmi's in-
vestigation Into bui'ket slini opera-
tions In the financial district mid
the snures pet for the Investing pub-
lie by gi't-rlch-nulrk promoter's.
Tin- American Cotton exchange
iiiin originally known nn thu Ameri-
can Cniioii unit (iritln exchange It
wns organized by Jopeph (It Cooper.
southern promoter who is wild
now to Imv
claim of $300. 00(1
amrlst the ox liange It uns incor
porated in New Vork ninto August
1!4. 1010. ;
CONSUMER TO BE
So Declares Ludlow Coal
Expert at Meeting of
MUCH COALON GROUND
Say Country Will Not Ho Par
alyzed as Was the Caae
in England -
Villous thero Is government Inter
fcrenee tlio high wnSm of coal
miners and consequently the price
of coal will bo brought down. Kd-
wln Ludlow eonl expert declnred
nt the open meeting of the Cham
ber of Commorco nt Hotel Ttllsa
Krldny noon. However Ludlow be-
lieves the government will eventu-
ally lake n hand In the nation-wide
strike citing as his reason for. this
statement tho present Insistence of
congress that tho prealdent take
steps town rils consummating n sot-
loment ot the wage dispute.
Ludlow believe also Hint Inter-
ference by the government was un-
ticlpntcd by tho coal miners when
tho present ktrlkn wns first consid-
ered that the miners nro confident
Intervention by tho president will
assist thorn In gaining their points.
Ludlow condemned tho agitation
In favor of nationalization of coal
mines nnd other Indusirfes as "an
Insidious form of socialism that
should bo stumped out." Govern-
ment operation ot mines would bo
oven more unsuccessful thnn gov-
ernment operation of railroads he
No ili'-up of Industry.
However ho does not believe the
tleup of union-operated coal mints
will causo a paralysis ot business or
Industry or even severely lncon-
vleiico consumers. Thero Is a sur-
plus f coal on hand sufficient tn
last sixty tn ninety day ha advised
nn rlthore will be at least a CO per
cent production from the mines op-
erated with nonunion labor.
"This Is not iv question solely be-
tween operators and miners." he
declared. "It Is a question of na-
tional IntproHj. ntnl Importance. In
which consumers figure promi-
nently. .An lucrensa in wages or re-
taining of the present union wage
srnle causes an addition to tho price
of coal that must bo borne by the
"This country will not be paia-
CONTI.NITKO ON I'AIIW MNI.
Your Trip to LurnH)
Tlio first of a series of illus-
trated articles by an experi
enced traveler giving advice
to the prospective tourist.
Great Paintings tn IIP l llined.
First of series of Tnotlou Pic
tures depicting the story and
reproducing tho Original Is to
ne sent tnrpugiiout tno nation
in me near miuru.
thu Tulsa Poultry Industry.
Factors that aro developing In
tno Maglo city nn industry
tno aim of which is to pro-
duco only tho hlgh-claun
breeds of poultry.
TlioM nro only a few of the
interesting frntuies appearing
'l.. 1lm Qitmlnu IVnrlil '
IN THE SOUTHWEST
;FREE STATE ACT
BECOMES A LAW;
Irish Measure Is Rushed
Through Both Houses
Clllircllill PayillR Tribute lO.f-rcnc.. with attorneys for n niim-
. . . ber of tbr defendants today or lit-
Ulster Says Nation SllOUld morrow with n view of ill.cussln
Not Uu Too Optimistic
Four Men Two of Them Po-
lice Shot Down in Sli'cets
as Belfast War KaRcs
LONDON March 31. Tho Irish
free Hla'to net officially creating
the Irish l'ree Htatc went Into effect
today following the signing of tho
Irish peace agreement last night by
lepresentntlves of north ami south
Ireland nnd tho llrltlsh government
Kvetits moved tapldly In the Irlsii
situation. Colunlul Hecrelnry Win-
ston Churchill In tho houso nf com
mons moved the adoption of the
nmeiulinciits that had been attached
to the Irish l'ree Htato net by the
Iioiiko tit lords. The amendments
however wero rejected. Tho hill
was then shut back to the houso nf
lords which withdrew tho amend-
ments. As the act In Its original
form had nlrcjuly been pasted upon
rituil reading by both houses. It
needed only royal assent tn innko It
operative. This was given by proxy
In tlpj nf lei noon and tho bill be-
came n pleca ot orgnnlu luw.
LONDON. March 31. ColonW
Soewtary Winston Churchill In
speech In tho house of commnim this
afternoon warned tho tuition not tu
no too optimistic over tne
tesult of the Irish pence agree-
ment signed hero lnt night by rep-
resentatives of north and south Ire-
land and the llrltlsh gocrnment.l
Future l'rosH't'ts Ilosy.
Paying tiiluitn to uhat ho lermed
the statesmanlike couragu ot the
I'lsler lenders. Mr. Churchill said
the agreement gavo hope for such
co-npciatlou between tho north and
south and opened a prospect for a
futiira hiicIi ns Ireland luid never
Ulster ho raid had lent a helping
hand to the free stnto and thp cause
of peaco In Ireland the value of
whhii could not bo overestimated.
"For. by taking nil the mensurcs
humanly imwdble to bring about ces-
sation of rullgloiis partisan warfare
In Ilelfast ltsujf und remove the
eatiso of friction" ho said "Ulster
has given the treaty and the pro-
visional government u far greater
rhnnto of success thnn woubl have
been otherwise possible.
"Theio Is mi doubt whntever that
the conflicts In the slums ot Ilelfast
Itself have armed thu foes of tho free
state with every sort of argument
to rally to their sldo firrres which
otherwise would huvo. had nothing
to du with their wrecking destruc-
Treaty Oiiiso .Strenglhiiiiil
"As far us tho measures now
taken may have an effect In tran-
iiilllzlng the situation In ilelfast
flin fMinfli. of Miner flelitlttff for the
lrfn!u itjlll ! tmirmtniHlv hi rim til h
enert. Additionally thero Is In this
agreement hope ut co-opcnilloo be-
tween tho north nnd south a co-
operation only forthcoming on the
basis of the treaty a co-onerntlon
which woubl bo finally destroyed
wero a republic set up.
"This hopo of unity and co-operation
opens to irishmen the prospect
of a peaceful protected ftituie such
ns was never held out before. In
theso two ways Ulster has rendered
a supreme service not only to Ire-
land but to the llrltlsh empire."
Mr Churchill said It was thu gov
ernment's obligation to secure to
Ulster her right to defend her soli
and scciuo all slio Is entitled to un
der legislation and under the
lie said ho would not consent to
any alterations In tho treaty which
Infringed It In the slightest de-
gree. Charles Crnlg speaking for the
Ulster members said ho heartily
agreed with the part of the agree-
CONTINUIU) ON 1'AOB TWO.
"illg Oil Milt I lleil.
KL DOItADO Kan. March 31.
Charging the breaking of n contract
In connection with acilillIIIon or
nil properties In the 121 Dorado field
five years ago u. m. weir or iiign-
land Park. III. has filed suit In dis
trict court here agstnst C. M. Hoot
of Loh Angeles Cab. for the recov-
ery of $217. COO and nppolntmont of
a receiver for oil properly.
THE WE AT Hi: II
TULSA March J!. Mailmiim In. mint
niiiin to. SAUIIifslt wile! rltiir.
OKLAHOMA fstunlay lncrain
rliuillnea warmer probably ihowara Hat.
urUy tiUbi r Sunilay cuolor In nurtti-
uri enriiiin nunuay.
KANSAS. Clmi'ly anrl unarlllwt Pat
nri1a wanner in norlhtait portion tfun-
ilujr Ih'T Mlie cooler.
(STANLEY A M'CIISB
funrral dlroetors. 10 B. Douldtr. I'hona
0 Ii::-1CQ9. Amtmlanc ttrvlct. AdyU
Quick Trial for
tlr AoC'inU't I'rei. slut Wirt.
OK Nil iIKK Miuch 31. ltmli nt
his office for the first time in mole
ihan a week. County Attorney Jnnn
Hepburn pld today t lint he would
favor Till Imlji linentn returned by
the district court grand Jury In con-
nection with the hanking Investiga-
tion Including the Joint one re-
turned against (lovernor Itoberlsun
mid li ei u. Dennlf foimer bunking
I commissioner on a charge ot no-
I I'cpllng a bribe being nt Issue be-
fore the calling of a cilmlnal term
i of district court to start tho trlnls.
I lie Mild that llo would seek n con-
preliminary motions that might be
The conMv niiniuey rellernted
that ho Would favor early tli.ils nf
nil drfenflnii's. Mil that he first de-
sired that Hie drvli be cleuitil of
motions ii nil other legal steps that
might tie taken
GUERNSEY IS NEW
St. Louis Gets 1023 Con-
vention; Eighth Dis-
trict Now Larger-
LOATHE TO ADJOURN
Uelegirtes at MuskoRce Meet-
ing Prolong Parting; Regis-
tration Was Largest
Ml'KKOtiLi:. March 31 -Ht. Louis
....... n).j.u.t u ll.n n.tlM frit.
the next annual conference of the
nevMiteenth district International
Holary clubs at the closing busl
ness sesKlon nf the conference hern
today. The district comprises clubs
In Missouri Kansas and Oklanoma
Thnch (luernsey. of Indepniideiice
Knn. was elected district governor
succeeding Itoss 1J. Hums of Joplln
Mo. (loiirnsey will take offlco In
Ht. Louis may be the scene of
three convention Instead of only
the Hovctitrcntli district next spring
Faced by tho prnhaulllty that the
district now the largest In Ilnlary
will bo divided Into three districts
before the next annual convention
Mr. (luernsey. governor-elect sug
gested today tlmt all three nf the
new districts noiu ttieir conventions
nt the same tlmo nnd pliire. This.
however will bo determlneii nt tno
International convention In Los
Angeles In June.
thiernsey New Omcrnor.
Mr. (luernsey was elected by the
convention hy acclamation. Iloforo
tho nominations were opened Clnv-
rruor Hums nnnounced Unit It the
district Is divided governors for tlio
other two divisions will bo chosen nt
tho International convention whore
1 110 selection ol uuer
rnsey must be
II Martin of tit. Louis reading a
teleuriiiu frnm that city askliigcfnf
tho 11)23 convention was greoled by
a thunder of upplauso nnd after that
though tho convention city was
chosen nt it meeting of tno cmti
presidents of thu district no other
city even made if bid for It.
Loatlii' tn Aihiliiuru.
As the hour ot adjournment of
the biggest district rnnvwtlnn evor
held In international itoiary TP-
proached (luvemnr Itnss Hums
and those upon the rostrum with
him wero loathe to s.iy tho final
word. A half diften prominent Ho-
tailnns were called to tlm rostrum
for a brief word merely to prolong
HIiiKlng "Till Wo Meot Aguln."
nnd slinking hands nil around the
tnousaiiUH 01 visuors iinaiiy i.rimu
tiwnv from tho convention ltnll
It wns uflleliilly iiiinoiiiieeil to the
convention that the registration of
delegates showed 4021 which was
32-t Inoro thnn attended the Wichita
convention last year.
Tho delegates to tho convention
began leaving early this afternoon
and the schedule of departure for
the special trains Obs tno issi or wis
10 teavlng at I o'clock In the morn -
Ilclciriites Slav tu Kntl-
Couinanillvelv few ot the dele
gations left iiiii II after the final n-
larialmiieiit fentures of tho evening.
dances held In four different places.
A dozen or moro or tlio emus neio
their own individual dinners at
designated places throughout tlio
city at B o'clock.
Thiougnoiit tno nay wiino uie
ItotarMns were In tlie convention
sessions the bands and orchestras
paraded tho streets tlieir euinusiasm
undiminished by the tint day's ox-
Tim. wrecking of the hlg conven
tion hall designated to seat moro
than five thousand people built
eipeclnll)' for tlio convention as n
part of the expenditure of 116000
in arrunging to properly entertain
the Itotarl.'tns will be started Mon-
day morning. Tho hall was built In
the baseball park and the Muskogee
baseball club's spring training will
be delayed until the structure Is to
Special to Tlia World.
WASHINGTON. March 31 llelng
compelled by weather conditions to
abandon tho radio sneecn Intended
for tho district meeting ot tho llo;
uur. jiiutu u.n rAuis .m.nu.
TO JUDGMENT OF
Receives Letter From Tul-
sa Klan Stating Inten-
tion of Body
TO PARADE TONIGHT
Hut Evans Believes Peace of
City Requires That Dem-
onstration Be Abandoned
STATEMENT BY THE MAYOR'
Withholds Permission Because
Prejudices Now Strongly
Evident in City
If ICu-Klux Klan No. 2 Hcnlm ot
Okl.ihomn conforms to tho request
ot Mayor T. I Hvano thero will bo
no parade ut tho K. 1C. K. on Tulsa's
streets tonight. I'or.-nlsslon to tho
klan to slago a street demonstration
was refused yesterday by tho mayor
who Issued a statement last night
setting forth tho reasons for Ills ac-
tion. A typewritten request to tho mayor
to hold the parade was presented tn
1 it m shortly bflfnr noon Friday by
a messenger. No address or tole.
phono number was given through
tho mnyor could communicate n rc
ply to his pctltlonets.
In his ntntomcnt tho mnyor polnli
nut tlicm Is a racial and religious
feeling evident In Tulsa that would
"ol l' lt"m-v"1. lya K-Klu Klnn
demonstration at this time. Whether
or not the accusation Is Just this
feeling is attributed to the K K. JC.
The l Inn's request fnr permission'
tn psrndn explains that th demon-
stration Is lo bo held "between the
hours ot 7 and ft o'clock" and Is to
cover n distance not moro than 18
Interest of lYnce.
According to tho mayor's state
ment "such demonstrations nro
guliled by tlmo and place and It
trniiiiic is linciy to occur or lite
licnca of tho cltv hit disturbed rrnnd
judgment dlreois that permission to
parade ne wuitneia in tho interest
of the peaco ot tho community"
Tlio mayors statomcnt follows In
Friday morning a communication
written entirely with typewriter was
bunded to mo by a inesaengcr re-
(Westing permission for Ku-Klux
Klan No. 2 itcitlm of Oklahoma to
pnrmlo In this city Saturday nlghf
April 1 hetweou tlio hours ut 7 nnd
u o clock over rt route to ho qccldea
by them mid said ronto not to ex-
ceod 18 blocks. It also rnitestcd po-
llen protection during said parade.
The usual custom in this and
other cities generally Is to permit
parades peaceable in their nature.
nut sucit uetiionstratlona nro gulden
by tlmo and pluco nnd It trouble Is
likely to occur or tho peace ot the
city bo disturbed good Judgment dl-
iccts that permission to parndo bo
withheld in tho Interest ot tho )caca
ot thd community.
Appeals tk .Ml Cltlien. -
"At tho present lime In TuIpii con-
ditions uro inflamed concernlnii va-
l lulls actions whethor trun ur iirjf
iittrlbiitcd to this partlculur organ-
Uutlou; nica and religious prejudices
mid dlfferunces are strongly ill evi-
dence und any nppeurunco ut the
klan at this time Is lnoppnr'uno
very likely to causo a disturbance ot
the peace to sy tho loiut.
"In view ot the conditions cxlsllng
at the i ret cut tlmo In this illy t
l.nllc.n I lll l.n hlil 1 1 W ll ll nlll
Hny rIt tc nraie tho streets
as requested and I sppetll lo the
membership of sold klan and Ui u II
citizens to use their Influence to
prevent this demonstration nnd thus
avoid any troublo that might arlko."
Scjinlo Agreed on !) Lmbargu
WASHINOTON Msrclf 31. Lx-
tension of tho prosunt embargo on
rnrnlun flvnaliiffs fur one venr from
taiH(Hlj0 ol the pending pormaiiont
tariff bill was agreed to today by
republican members of 'the setiato
finance commlttco by a voto ot six
Iloforo you start to town thtt
morning to do your ftatuiday
shopping read 'the ndvertUe-
inonts will show you where to
Many unusual bargains are ot
fered by Tulsa's leading mer-
chants. Ttondlng the adv rlhc-
;onts will shop you o to
buy what jyou need and what
prlco you Miould pay.
It Is a habit easy to acquire. It
will savo you time and it will
save you money.
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