The Morning Tulsa Daily World (Tulsa, Okla.), Vol. 17, No. 87, Ed. 1, Wednesday, December 27, 1922 Page: 1 of 14
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VOL. XVII NO. 87
TULSA OKLAHOMA WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 27 1922
PRICE 5 CENTS
Old Feud Believed Re-
newed With Shooting of
Parks by Deputy
SEARS OUT ON BOND
Still Search for Pair Said to
' Be Implicated in Attack
on Tulsa Woman
JENSE FEELING DIES OUT
Bartlesvillo Officers Do Not
Anticipate Trouble From
Action by Mob
HARTLESVILLB Dec. 26. Rex
Parks alleged to havo beon a mem-
Yinr of the band of five men wno
are charged with having criminally
.assaulted Mrs. Stanley P. Vogler or
Tn1sa. three miles south of Kamona
Sunday night after her husband had
been beaten Into Insensibility dlod
tonight at 9 o'clock In tho county
memorial hospital from frunshot
wounds said to have been Inflicted
by Charles Scars special officer at
Scars was released thiB afternoon
on $10000 bond on a charge of
criminal assault. Parks la said to
have made a dying statement that
Bears shot him without warning.
Grew Out of Feud.
Itamona citizens claim that there
Is an old feud between certain fac-
tions In tho town and that the
ihootlng grew out of this feeling.
Bears was deputized by the mayor of
Ramona following tho 'alleged as-
sault 'hen an attempt was being
made to arrest tho members of the
According to county officers the
charge against Sears will be changed
Feeling In Jtnmona which was
high for several hours is ealci io
havo died down. Two men Merio
Wrono and Fair Garner are In the
county iall on charges of first de-
tree rape and a eearch Is being
made for two other men wno are
alleged to havo been In the party.
B A RTLE SVI LLE Doc. 26. As the
if suit of a Chrlstma3 ove party ono
man died In tho Bartlesville hos-
pital two others nro prisoners In the
county Jail awaiting trial on charges
of assaulting a yomg woman and
the officers are si iing for two
others who aro Mid t.i havo been
Implicated In the Irinio. Mr. and
Mrs. Stanley Vogler of Tulsa aro In
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llhyslcian as a result of tho assault
'Shah took place on the outskirts of
Itamona late Sunday night. Ilex
Parks la dying In tho hospitol hero
and Charles Sears Kamona peace of-
ficer Is held In tho county Jail In
connection with shooting Parks.
Merle Wrono and Fair Garner both
of Itamona are prisoners in tho
county Jail charged with attacking
the Tuls-a couple beating Mr. Vogler
oor the head with a gun until ho
was unconscious and then assaulting
his wife. Tho officers are searching
for tco men ono by tho namo of
Popejoy who aro charged with tak-
ing part in tho attack on tho Voglera.
Mrs. Vogler has made a Btatoment
to the officers stating that sho was
attacked by Fair Garner whilo
Parks Wrone Popojoy and tho fifth
Jju in tho party held her. Mr.
osier charges that Garner is tho
one who struck him over tho head
with a gun knocking him un-
conscious. Parks has made a death-
bed statement in which he claims
that Sears shot him down In cold
blood. Other officers ony that Sears
rr j-urKS wnen me latter resisiea
The events leading up to tho at-
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Find Skeleton of
In Badger Hills
Certain-Body Is That of Wife
of George Farrell Who
Disappeared Last Fall
SALLISAW Dee. 28. The
headless skeleton of a woman ba-
llevcd by officers to be that of Mrs.
George Ferrcll at Fort Smith Ark.
who disappeared here on October
25 was found In the woodpd sec-
tion of Badger mountain four
miles north of here today.
Mrs. Ferrell and her husband
Jolnod n carnival company here'
last Octobor. On October 26 oho
disappeared from her room In a
hotel leaving most of her personal
Prior to tho woman's disappear-
ance hor husband dropped out of
sight. Since then howover ho
has been here on several occasions
making inquiries about his wife
according to Sheriff C. N. Gay.
His present whereabouts is un-
known to officers.
DIES AT HOME
President of City Park
Board Succumbs Tues-
ILLNESS WAS SHORT
Fatal Sickness of Pioneer
Tulsan Started Last
Leslie L. Doyle general agent for
the Guardian Life Insuranco com
pany. president of tho city park
board charter member of tho Kl-
wanis club active Mason and church
man died at his home 1415 South
Boston avenue about 2:30 ociock
Tuesday morning. Had he lived
until December 30 he would havo
beon 50 years old. Death was caused
by hemorrhage of the stomach.
Beide the widow tho Immediate
relatives who mourn his death are a
bny Vennard ago 16; twin girls
Alice and Frances age li: a brother
Kdward C. Doyle of Chicago and
two half sisters. Mrs. John Hamtgcn
and Mrs. Walker Powell also of
Funeral services will be conducted
from Trinity Episcopal church. Fifth
and Cincinnati at 2:30 o'clock Fri
day afternoon in charge of Rov
Itolfe Pomeroy Crum. after which
the remains will bo taken In charge
by the Masons and Interred with the
Improselvo Masonic ceremonies In
Hose Hill cemetery.
Ilnroi In 'Kfilltiw'kv.
Doyle was born in Smlthflold Ky.
December 30 1872. His boyhood
years wer Hpent on the farm of his
parents. Whon 19 years old he went
to Chicago and entered on a busi-
ness career with his brothers-in-law.
Later ho was In business In Sioux
City Iowa; Cairo 111. and St. Louis
in which city ll was married In 1835
to Mica Josephine Vennard. Twelve
years ago after several years In
Little Rock Ark. the family moved
to Tulsa. Arthur Baker has been
Doyle's business associate for the
pant nine years. Their office Is in
the secur ty ouiidlng.
Doyle became affiliated with Trln
ity Episcopal church Immediately
after he moved to Tulca and was
ono of the most active nnd Influen
tlal members. For three years he
was a member of the vestry and at
the time of his death was a member
of the board of stewards nnd of tho
ushering and visiting committees. In
1910 ho was worchipful master of
Delta lodge No. 425 A. F. & A. M
Ho held tho position of secretary of
Trinity commandery Knights Tem-
plar and held membership In tho
B. F o. Klks
Until the latter part of last week
Doyle apparently was in excellent
R. F. T. ...
Oklahoma. Southern Kanaas Soutnweit
FOR MER ROUGE
Doctor Arrested at Balti
more in Connection
BLAMELESS HE SAYS
Was Known as "Reform May
or" Until Assassin1?' Threats
Drove Him to North
GUARDS STILL ON DUTY
Evidence Against Men Who
Used Dynamite Which Loos-
ened Bodies Being Sought
BASTROP. La. Dec. 26. The
second arrest In connection with the
Morehouse kidnaping of last August
occurred late today when Dr. B. M.
McKoln until a few months ago
mayor of Mcr Rouge was taken Into
custody at Baltimore upon Instruc-
tions of Governor r.arkor who
charged him with murder.
Tho physician wno taking a post-
graduate course at Johns Hopkins
Tho former mayor is expected to
reach here within a few days to Join
a former deputy sheriff who is now
being held on a similar charge In
tho Bastrop jail.
Seek- Dynamite Evidence.
While tho arrest was being made
a detachment of national guard was
roconnoltcrlng along Lake La
Fourcho for evidence to lend to the
arrest of dynamiters responsible for
tho blasting at a ferry landing lost
week when the bodies of two men
believed to have been tortured nnd
murdered by maskd and robed men
were blown from tho bottom of tho
The company was also to act as a
body guard for the sheriff who was
to make arrests in tho event h! sus-
picions Justified them.
During the day Adjutant General
Toombs suddenly called back from
Washington by tho governor arrlvod
in Morehouse to direct tho opera-
tions of tho thrco companies of state
troops encamped hero and at Mer
It was persistently reported that
all preparations had been mado to
cull out two additional state com
panies If necessary.
Goxernor Fears nioodihcd.
Soldiers nro on guard duty at the
Jail hero and encamped In the heart
of Mer Rougo where the situation
Is such that tho governor does not
want to let the townspeople to thom-
snlvpq in tho four thre will be
bloodshed because of the friction
among them following the August
event. Many of tho populace are
The military waa also at the dls-
posal of tho civil Hiithoritlca to tako
In custody members of tho hooded
mob who aro known to the state
according to department of Justice
Attorney-General Coco yesterday
announced that at least elx or seven
more arrests would be made before
tho open hearing In connection with
tho case which has been set for Jan-
uary 5 hero.
It Is reported tho number of ar-
rests will h Increased in tho event
the Identities of tho dynamiters are
established. Federal agents declare
they havo tho namo of tho ring lead-
er and his arrest Is Imminent.
McKoIii'h Arrest u Surprise.
Attorney-General Coco was ex-
pected to arrive nt New Orleans to-
morrow in preparation for the con-
ference there Thursday at which
timo plans for tho hearing will be
outlined and tho report of the cor-
oner's jury that conducted the In
quest ovor the headless bodies of
Watt Daniels and Thomas Richards
will bo discussed.
Citizens tonight discussed the ar-
rest of two of their former law of-
ficials. Tho arrest of tho man who
had been thoir mayor until ho re-
signed last August came as u com-
plete surprise. Doctor McKoln was
born and grew to manhood nt Mon-
roo and later moved to Mor Rougo
whore ho was a practicing physician.
His friends Induced him to make
the race for mayor and during his
Incumbency he fearlessly upheld
tho law and attempted to rid the
community of moonshiners and
other law breakers. It was said.
On August 2 he reported assassins
fired two loads of shot Into his
moving automobile as he was
answering a sick call. He later re-
ceived persistent warnings to leave
the community and ho did. The
ovent led to the tragedy of the 24th
In tho theory of tho state.
T. J. Burnett arrested last Satur-
day Is denied visitors except under
military survolllance. Today ha grew
sullen and restlew and repeatedly
gripped the Iron bars In which ho Is
Inclosed His battery of attorneys
spent several hours with him.
Four Murdera Since May.
It was recalled here tonight that
r- irs ' ive been charged to
hooded men since last May along
. .. --Louisiana border.
At Wllmot Ark. E. L. Gills a
farmor was lurod from his homo
shot to death and his body burned.
Following his death tho Louisiana-
Arkansas Law and Order league was
formed to secure evidenco Sr. tho
case li'i' no arrets were made. The
CO.-iTINLLD ON I'AUL TWO
ientists in Convention
fit! H JLCHCf
Organic Evolution Research
Evidence of Evolution Not 'Guoaa Work' Association De-
cide: Theory Is Called Ono of Most Potent Influences
for Good in All Human Experience
Try tha Annotated Tien.
CAMBRIDGR Mass. Deo. !.
A resolution affirming that "no
sclontlflc generalization la more
strongly supported by thoroughly
tested evidenco than is that of or-
ganic evolution" was adopted today
by tho council of tho American As-
sociation for tho Advancement of
Science. The resolution expressed
tho conviction that any legislation
attempting to limit tho teaching of
th doctrine of evolution would bo
"a profound mistake."
It cited an attempt In several
states to prohibit the teaching of
evolution In tho public hcIiooIb and
tho wide publicity glvon to asser-
tions that the theory of evolution
wau a rncro guess which leading
scientists were abandoning. It call-
ed attention to the fact that the
organization had a membership of
inoro than ll.uuo persons mciuu-
ing tho American authorities In all
branches of science
"Thoro Is no ground whatever"
tho resolution said speaking of tho
scientific evidences of tho evolution
of plants and animals and man
"for tho assertion that theso evi-
dences constitute a "mero guess.' "
It affirms that tho ovldonccs in
favor of the evolution of man are
"sufficient to convince every Bclen-
ASSIST IN AUDIT!
State School Examiner
Invited to Attend
for School Board
W. A. Parkinson state examlnor
is to bo Invited to come to Tulsa to
discuss with tho school board the
handling of the proposed school
audit. Tho examiner will bo asked
to attend the next meeting of the
members of the board.
Decision to this offect was made
yesterday at tho weekly mooting "of
the board following the motion mado
by Ora B. Upp and seconded by Dr.
J. M. Temples. The meeting may
possibly be held at the regular meet-
ing day next week or It may be
called this week. If members now out
of tho city return In time to attend
a special meeting.
Condemnation of the "practice of
irresponsible unfair and under-
handed criticism of public offlcialfl"
by porsonfl who aro disgruntled be-
cause of "failure to obtain the pub-
lic offices or Bpeclal privileges they
have sought or by those who seek to
advertise thomselvos and keep their
names before the public at tho ex-
pense of good men" was exprcsocd
in a letter from tho Tulsa chapter
of tho American Association of Kn-
glneers to tho school board and reud
at the meeting yesterday.- The letter
signed by L. J. F. Rooney president
of tho Tulsa chapter referred to tho
"uncalled-for public gathering" of
last week which it raid was appar-
ently Intended to cast aspersions
upon tho integrity and ability of the
members of tho board of education.
It stated further that it believed that
it was tho duty of all citizens to co-
oporato In fairness and heVfulneB
with tho members of the board who
were serving tho community to the
best of their ability.
A letter from Dr. J. M. Jordan
president of Tulsa university was
also read in wnicn ne uepinrea me
CONTINUED ON TAQB TWO
HELP SAVE A LIFE!
Blood for Transfusion Is Needed to
fcave I'M lent nt Tulnu
Robert Connor Tulsa hospital at-
tendant 11 fighting for his life with
a scant pint of ermine (fluid tho bare
margin between life and death ac-
cording to hospital attaches late lat
night. Connor who was operated
upon a week ago for throat trouble
has been bleeding constantly since
that time nnd Is In an extremely crit-
Connor suffered from throat trou-
ble and It became necessary to oper
ate on his throat to enablo him to
breathe. The operation was mado
and tho patient waa able to breathe
but physicians havo been unable to
stop the flow of blood from the
Mies Payne head nurso at the
Tulsa hospital stated last night that
several persons had volunteered
blood but no blood had been found
yet that matched that of the patient
to allow transfusion.
An appeal to Tulrans to save this
man's life was mado at the hospital
last night. Anyone willing to give
blood should communicate with tho
Horn buyeri art aart vrhtn tltlea art
a-uaraniefu ana aaia cimki by Titia
uuaranue & Truat Co. AUverUicmoot.
tlat of noto In tho world" that tho
theory of evolution Is "ono of tho
most potent of the great Influences
for good that havo thus far entered
Into human exporlonco" and that to
limit Its teachings "could not fall
to lnjurn and retard tho advance-
ment of knowledgo nnd of human
welfare by denying tho freedom of
teaching and Imiulry which la es-
1 sontlul to all progress."
Tho resolution was drafted by a
(Committed consisting of Kdwin Grant
Conkltu of rrlnceton university
chairman; Henry Fairfield Osborn
president of the board of trustees
of tho American Musoum of Natural
History nnd Charles B. Davenport
director of the Cold Spring Harbor
station of Carnegie institute.
Tho council consists of tho presi-
dent of tho American association
tho permanent secretary general
secretary anil troasuror; the vlco
friends and secretaries of tho
various sections representatives of
each of tho forty or moro affiliated
societies and eight elected members.
Tho mooting of tho council marked
tho opening of tho seventy-sixth an-
nual meeting here nt the Joint In-
vitation of tho Massachusetts In-
stltuto of Teehnology and Harvard
unlverdty. Hvury brunch of science
' Is represented among tho 3000 delu-
gqtcs to the meeting.
PAYMENT OF DEBT
Allied Commission Votes
in Favor of France on
FRENCH ARE ELATED
Now Have Backing in Claims
Against Germany of All
Allies Except Britain
Dy tho Asaoelatoil Trttt.
PARIS Doc. 20.-The allied
reparations commiesion this after-
noon for the first time In Its his-
tory declared Gormany to be In
voluntary default In ono of her
reparations obligations. Tho do-
fault declared was in deliveries of
wood demanded of her for this
year. Tho voto was 3 to 1 France.
Belgium uud Italy voting for tho
declaration and Great Britain
Today's decision was regarded
as ono of tho most Important by
the commission since it estab-
lished a precedent for tho action
which Franco has boon urging for
a long time namely that of plac-
ing Germany in voluntary default
of all her reparations obligations
through a majority vote.
The commission in Informing tho
allied powers tonight of Its action
no that they may tako any slops
deemed necessary- Tho subject
probably will come before the al-
lied premiers at their meeting on
(CopyrlKht 19:: by International Ntwa
BERLIN. Doc. 26. Germany Is
nppeallng directly to tho United
States to act as intermediary be-
tween Germany and Franco It was
learned hero this afternoon. In au-
Tho German proposal which has
been through regular diplomatic
thnnncls calls for the creation of
a four-power pact which how-
ever would not Include tho
Fnlted States. Germany wishes to
safeguard her frontier. The sug-
gested treaty would prevont any
further military onci'oachmeniB
upon German soil If generally
Tho German officials Raid they
wore hopeful that Presidont Hard-
ing and Secretary Hughes would
consent to act. although they had
received no official intimation as
ti tho manner In which the ug-
geitlon is being received in Wash-
ington. The four powers In the pact
would be Great Britain Franco
Italy and Germany.
Wife SlinotH Ilttbliaiiit
SMITH CKNTER KAN. Dee. 26.
Richard Jirommer 32 who lived
at Kensington near here is dead
today an alleged victim oMils wife's
deadly revolver aim. When Brom-
mer started to leave home lato yes-
terday he refused to tell Mrs. Rrom-
mer where he was going It Is said.
She drew a pistol and fired ono of
the bullets penetrating hU body.
Authorities arrested Airs. Brommor.
TUI.SA Dec. it Mailmum CS mint-
mum 9 north wlnda clear.
OKLAHOMA Wednnday fair colrttr In
aoutheiat portion; Tliuraday fair aome-
KANHAS Oenerally fair VVmlneartay
probably Tburailay aomtwhat wanner
TuUa chapter O. K 8. 1SJ w'll holl
Institution of new el'lura In Maioni
nail i nuratlay avenlnn December li tu.
atean if re-embr ! aa ann'unoed.
TIRED OF FLIGHT
BANDIT GIVES OP
William Price Confesses
He and Brothers Held
Up Hulbert Bank
2 KILLED AT EUREKA
Shot Down Whon Citizens An-
swered Alarm so Price
Decides He'll Surrender
CAME OF GOOD FAMILY
Parents of Prices Respected
in Sequoyah County Where-
Father Wan n Pioneer
RICHMOND Cal. Dee. 28. A
man who said ho Is William T.
Price surrendered to tho pollco here
today and said he was wanted for
tho robbery of tho Bank of Hulbort
Cherokee county. Oklahoma. Ho
said his brother Charles and a third
man obtained $3000 In the rob-
bery. Tho ulierlff of Cherokee county
notified tho pollco to hold Prlco as
there was a reward for IIh arrest.
Price tho pollco said confessed his
brothers Charles and George were
killed attempting to rob a bank nt
Kureka Springs Ark. Prlco said hfl
has been driving an automobile bus
at Santa Pauln Cal until ho ar-
rived hero recently.
Prlco told how ho and Ills two
brothers and another man whoso
namo ho rofuped to divulge had
robbed a bunk at Hulbort Okla. of
morn than $2805. Ho came west.
"Then I heard my brothers had
been killed In an attempted holdup
last month at Kureka Hiirlnnx. Ark."
ho sobbed. "I havo been unable to
sloep cat or oven think properly
since then. Every day my conscience
smote mo worse. I finally decided
to glvo myself nn so that I could
pay the penalty and then go straight
I))" tli Aoclateil I'ltit Slt Wl".
TAHLFQUAH. Dae. 20. -Sheriff
Geofiio Gourd leaves tonight for
Richmond Cal. In response to a
telegram he received Inst night stat-
ing that William T. Prlco Is In Jail
thrro and had confessed to partici-
pating in tho daylight holdup of
tho First National bank at Hulbert
this eounty January 20 lust.
A telegram from Chief of Police
W. H. Woods to tho sheriff an-
nounced that Prlco surrendered
hero yesterday morning stating that
ho had tired of remaining a fugitive
since his two brothers Cliarles and
Oeorgo Prlco had been killed last
summer In a raid on the Kirst Na-
tional bank of F.uroka Springs Ark.
Admit HullK'rt Robbery.
The telegram further stated that
Prlco confessed his brother Charles
and a third man whose identity
Sheriff Gourd Is keeping secret
robbed the Hulbert bank of more
Until S3 000
Tho Hulbert holdup was followed
six days later by a raid on the
Farmers State bank at Park Hill
aljo in this county. Approximately
J 1000 was obtained uuster cur
Use a young birbor of Braggs
Mnikogeo county Charley White a
youth of Snlllsaw and Frank Walk
er Justice of tho peaco of Barber
this county are now nerving sen
tences In the penltontlary for the
Park Hill holdup. Curtis and
White confeHsod and told the author
ities that Walker planned tho rob
Walker according to tho ponce
authorities has long beon Identified
an the genius of a largo gang of
bank bandits who for years found
a rendezvous in the Cookson hills
of the Cherokee country. Although
he had been tried several limes tor
bank robbery ho had nlwayn been
suceensful In being acquitted until
his Tahlequah trial.
Another Doing Time
Price deserted from the army
according to Sheriff C N. Oav of
Soquoyah county. A brother Recce.
Is now FcrvinK a term In tho state
CONTINUKD ON I AO IS TWO
STORM WARNING ON COAST
Predict Rough Wenllier hi Texnsj
Il.ilit Storms In Okliilioin.i
NBW ORLHANS Dec. 2G. A
northwmrt Htorm warning for tho
Texas coa'U from Port Arthur to
Volaseo was Isaued Tuoduy night
by tho I'xal weather bureau.
A disturbance center over Arknn-
kw moving eaatward the warning
said will cause shifting northwest
winds becoming strong during Tuh
OKMULOICH Dec. 2C Rain be-
gan falling hern at 11:19 o'clock to-
night. Thorn were several flawliua
MU8KOGKB. Dee. 28. A
heavy rain accompanied by lightning
tregan falling here at iv.su o ciock
Using Good Judgment.
ROMK Ufc. ad. Premier Musso-
lini has decided to appoint il new
senators. They will be ehoaen from
among scientists men of letters urt.
IMh and politician-. They will In-
eliul p uraenuitlves from the ni'W
provinces who have enntr'buted to
tho W'-.rk of nit!5"ial recm'tructlon.
Rcforco Finds J W. Burns
Guilty; Dismiss Lilian!
II jr tlin Amoelatefl rra Mata Wire.
OKLAHOMA CITY JJOO. 3U.
Rocommendatlonei that charges
against Rom N. Llllard of Okla-
homa City be dismissed and that
J. W. Burns of Ardmoro bn dis-
barred from tho prurtlco of law
In Oklahoma aro mado In tho re-
port of Reforeo Robert J. Ray
appointed by tho stato supreme
court to hear debarment proceed-
ings against tho two attornoys
Tho supreme court will review tho
findings of tha referee and tako
Charges of unethical practice.)
wero bt ought against tho two law-
yew by J. Emmet Buckley of Ard-
more nttornoy and former law
uflxnolnto of Burns and Llllard
Charges that JJllard used his
office mi ntato senator to sijpure
pardonn and paroles and that ho
engaged In corrupt practice.1) In
the pollco courts of Oklahoma
City tho referee'H report said
wero not sustained by tho evi-
dence. Tho report inintalnefl In several
Instances charges that Burns had
wrongfully appropriated money of
"Tho charge against Ross K
Llllard are not nustalned by tnc.l
and should be dismissed" the re-
Refuse to Attend Com-
mittee Meeting on
ALLIES HEAR ENVOYS
Base Objections on Ground
Armenians Are Not In-
Ily tha Aaioclaled Tram.
LAITSANN'U Doc. 26. Armenia
was tho Htorni conter of tho near
east conforonco today. Tho Turku
refused to attend a mooting of the
HUbcommlsslon which had arranged
to hoar tho plea of tho Armenian)
for tho establishment of n national
homo In Turkey and both Ismet
Pasha and Rlza Nur Bey sent strong-
ly worded communication! to the
conference protesting iigralnst tho
decision to allow tho Armenians to
Blnto their ens".
They declared that If tho Ar-
menians who had no official stand-
ing and represented no independent
government woro heard by tho con-
ference thoro was no reason why
the Kgyptlunn or the Irish should
not lio allowod to prcsont their de-
mands The so-callod Irregular Egyptian
delegation hni been waiting In Lau-
sanne for moro than a month for
permlfslon to be heard by tho con-
ference and voice a demand for tho
independence Of KgjTt nnd rompleto
withdrawal of tho British army.
In consequence of tho Turkish
protest tho official moetlng of tho
subcommlsnlon was postponed and
tho reprefct'ntntlves of tho Inviting
powers. Great Britain Franco and
Italy sitting alone listened to the
Armenian spokesman who r.uggestci
that a home bo established in tho
northeast Vilayets of Turkey which
should Include historic Mount Ara-
rat or a section In Clllcla.
It was Impossible ho declared for
the proposed Armenian hotnn to
amalgamate with the republlo of
ISrvla. which had been taken over
by the Moxcow soviet s. Tho Ar-
menlano would willingly nccopt the
sarno relationship with Turkey as
tho dominions with Kngland. In
conclusion ho asked for exemption
from military service for tho Arme-
nians and urged maintenance of tho
orthodox patriarch In Constantino-
ple. The onto delegate took tho Arme-
nian petition undor advlHomont as
thoy did also petitions from the Bul-
garians and the ancient people know
tui the Assyro-f'hiildnanx.
Arret Suspect K. C. RoIiImts.
NKW ORLKANS. Use. 20. Ar-
rest of two men and two women
at a local hotel tonight led to the
Kelzure by the police of $8300 be-
lieved by them to have been part
of the loot obtained Doeembor 12
by highwaymen who held up and
robbed a messenger of the Drovers
National bank of Kansas City Mo.
and eeeapod after a gun battle In
which one man was shot.
Flro Sweeps Apartment
TOLKDO. Ohio Doe. 26. One
man Is dead and a score or moro aro
reported Injured In a flro that Is
sweeping the Delmnr apartments on
Monroe street here lato tonight. Tho
dead man U behoved to bo W. A.
Faunce head of the publishing firm
of Faunce and Loland.
Visit tlx President Thursday.
NKW YORK. De 26. A delega-
tion from the Wondrow Wl'on foun-
latltn u-lll nwlf nnnn fApmpr llri'ut.
'dent Wilson a his home in Wun
tngton Thursday to extend birthday
greetings to him on tho 66th annl-
crsary of his birth.
IS CHARGED WIT
As Santa Claus Gave Poor
of Madison $30000; Now
HELD ON 31 COUNTS
Half Million In Slock Turned
Over to Him in 1921 When
Company Wont Broke
SAY HE TOOK ALL FUNDS
Government Accuses Him of
Defrauding Hundreds of
Ily tha Amoolatad rtm.
MADISON" Wis. Dee 2. Victor
H Arnold former president of tho
bankrupt Madison Bond company
who ono year ago posed as n benefi-
cent Santa Claus to Madison's needy
was arrested today In Bayslde N. Y.
charged with using tha United States
mans to defraud hundreds or small
Investors of their savings. His arrest
was made on an indictment returned
Wednesday by the federal grand Jury
for tho eastern district of Wisconsin.
Tho sensational ventured of Ar-
nold Including nn oxpondlturo last
year of $30000 to afford n Christmas
of plenty to tho poor of this city and
various flights Into the field of re
ligious teaching wero cumaxed by
his Indictment and arrest
Thirty-one counts alleging three
fraudulent nchamos for selling se-
curities aro Included In the grand
Jury chnrges which will bring Ar-
nold back to Madison to face h(a
former cllenln. On one of these
schemes alone tho Indictment says
$613000 was realized
Gnto Personal Jfoto.
In 1921 Arnold broke Into print
whon ho charged officials of the
bond company with omboulement of
Its fundv. At that tlmo ho went be-
fore tho stockholders of his company
In a special meeting declared that
dishonesty had placed affairs of tho
concern In a critical condition and
naked that all stock b turned over
to him with hlti personal note run
ning for five years an security. Stock
worth $612000 la alleged to havo
been transferred to Arnold who thus
obtained control of tho company. The
charges or disnonesty against com-
pany officials broke down.
When Chrlstnms time came
around Arnold placed unlimited
rrcdlt with the stores of Madison
and asked nil of tho city's needy to
go to the stores buy what food
they needed purchase two tons of
coal nnd havo tho bill charged to
1 1 1 1 1 1 . This oventuro is said to have
Following Ills Christmas enter-
prise tho bond company purchased
a local church turned It Into on of-
fice bullldng nnd sot out selling se-
curities on a larger scale. At this
time also Avaold hlrd a local
church and started to give lecture
on Christianity In business telling
how tho fundamental teachings of
tho Bible should be apnlled to bus-
iness. Tries Now Scheme.
In March. 1022 ho tried to put
Into effect a scheme which resulted
first In bankruptcy proceedings
against his company and now In his
indictment. By this plan the In-
dictment charges Arnold sought to
defraud all of the owners of out-
standing collateral bonds sold by hli
company out of their holdings by
agreeing to purchase them in return
for his noto.
At this point Marshall Cousins
commissioner of banking for Wis-
consin Intervened and advised hold-
ors of bonds to Investigate before
accepting Arnold's proposals. He
appointed a cnmmlttoe to look Into
his affairs. Bankruptcy followed.
Arnold took up his residence
after failure of his company at his
New York home. He recently wrots
a local friend saying that ho In-
tended to return to Madison enter
business again nnd repay his credi-
tors. Ho said that in the meantime
the creditors should pray and put
their faith In him.
Rpeftii-ers of the Madison Bond
company report that the man has
lived lavishly maintaining several
automobiles and servants.
Ills crodltors are largely small ln-
vestorn and small Wisconsin banks.
MAKK ARRFT IS FRAUD CASH
Stock Salesman nnd Ills Friend
Wanted on New York Charge.
AT. LOUIS Dec 26. A federal
fugltlvo warrant charging use of the
mailt In a scheme to defraud In New
York was issued lato today against
William L. Cunningham a stock
salesman under arrest here. Cun-
ningham romalned In Jail when ho
failed to furniflh bond" fixed nt
$5000. Police declared he an-
nounced his Intention of waiving ex-
tradition Cunningham and Frank H. Carter
nn Ungllsh valet employed by Aus-
tin Howard Montgomery who la said
to be wanted In Baltimore and New
York for inieetlon'-ng in connection
with th promotion of tho'Communl-
ty Finance company wero taken
into ' u'rtody Christmas afternoon by
posul inspci tors
rilAYKIl MKETINQ TONIGHT
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