The Tribune-Progress (Mountain View, Okla.), Vol. 21, No. 16, Ed. 1 Friday, August 22, 1919 Page: 2 of 8
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MOUNTAIN VIEW TRIBUNE-PROGRESS
HERE as THERE
WORLD NEWS IN BRIEF
n received in London by
an cay that tbe new lino-
net beaded by Herr I-ovoa-
■4 One dispatch, credited
Lpest correspondent of the
Kbe dec/ared that
inet, which t* oUrscooser
Besides the actor* and railroad vb&p-
ffitr. tiu/*e now on striae la New York
include painters, placeerera, machin-
ist*. carpenters. shopmen of the
Brooklyn Union Gas Company, cigar
makers. brass workers, shirtmakers,
farriers, brass bed makers, umbre.la ;
mac era and art lamp workers.
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Warrants bare been issued In Chic- \
ago for the arrest of Herman J. Blum-
son. president of Use Jewish Educa-
tional Alliance and connected with
DISTRESS AMONG THE POOR CLASSES OF SALONIKI
$15,000 DEMANDED FOR
RETURN OF DAVIS AND
MOTHER INSULT FROM MEXICO
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Henry Ford, the Detroit „ motor car
manufacturer, baa been awarded a
rr-to-chief of i
Money W.ll, Be Paid At Once, to
Insure Safety of the Two
Sold era—In Hands of
El Paso, Tex--in an off.eial state
®*r.' as m.!.*ary headquarters
e 15OT **nim*i
oh both by
government has reject- w4fct •*» «*■*» damages against
of tbe Allies for tbs ***• Chicago Tribune in bU0 million
Von Der Gotta, com do,.lar reeenUy tried at Mount
rmjUi forces im Mkh.
+ . Forest fire# are burning' unchecked here and *;m«-d by Brigadier General
tied that tbe Jap- f learwater lore»t of Idaho, Jazhes B. Erwin, district commander,
after mature deiib- wbfl* Targe blazes in the Seb it was announced that Major L. A.
d;et and the dipio- *f;r* ■*>rZ percea forests are stLI Walton, commander of tbe zero unit
ncll. has Informed -ocontrolierj, atxordipc to latest ad- at Fort Bliss, bad received .a message
Admiral Kolchak Tl"'g received at district forest head- from LleuUg. Paul H. Davis and Har-
oaable to accede to its ^oenere at Missoula, Mont.
Eleven cents a pound has been ad
that Japan li
request to send several divisions of
troops to assist Kolchak in tbe war
against tbe Bolshevik!.
Th*- Supreme Council has cons.aered
t>.e answer of Knmainia to tbe recent
note of the Peace Conference concern-
ing the occupation of Budapest by
th<- Rumanian* Th ; reply, which was
couched in altogether conciliatory
old G. Peterson, stating that they had
been captured by Mexicans and were
being held for !15,000 ransom, which
.v;g*. * "fair’* retail pr.ee for sugar, Mu.,, j* paid by Atlg_ jg - according
by the -Department of Justice. C. A. to the message. “
Ames, assistant attorney general, an-
nounced at Washington recently.
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In the way of important develop-
ments “In the government's fight to
r*-du<e the high'cost of living was the
terms, created a favorable Impression., *r,n'/’jnf-'ement by Attorney General
Palmer that the first federal convlc-
“Arrangements were being made to
Qbtafh gold coin and to Bend
it to Marfa for the payment of the
ransom as it is feared they will be
killed by the bandits unless the ran-
som is paid.
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Bolshevik battalion* were d«-
Wben Jt became known at Fort
tion for profiteering had been obtained. Xlliss that the aviators were reported
atruy*-'l"TrTa *ucctitUii'Anglo-RumUn Hul ,bft profHeer ha<1 ^ rise only a ^e\i by Mexican bandits, there was
offensive on the Dvina River on Au- comparatively iraall part of hi* profits oiuch discussion among army officers
to pay the penalty, a fine of loop. °f lhe possibility of American troops
♦ + 4 crossing the border in search of the
SOUTHWEST. bandits who were holding the aviators
Federal authorities at gt. Louis
swooped down on alleged food hoard-
Arnong the poorer classes of Salonika and the rest of the Balkan towns typhus found easy victims. These people,
as our photograph ghowg, negligent as to personal cleanliness, unable to get even changes of dothing.due to great tex-
tile shortage, were practically at the mercy of the disease.
“BIG FOUR” ROOSTERS AID GOOD ROADS CAUSE
gust 10, the British war office an-
nounced recently. More than 1.000
prisoners, twelve field guns and *uan>
machine guns were captured.
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The Polish government consider* ®r* and profiteers and gathered in
that there is no hope of a general huge stocks of meats, eggs, butter,
cheese and other foodstuffs. A raid
on the Booth Cold Storage Company
netted more than 20 million pounds of
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A vicious Holstein bull killed J. W.
_____ ________after JTwtst, a farmer living three miles
bis visit to Belgium as tbe guest of north of Tulsa, Okla. Twist was drlv- I l°w a bot trail.
peace in Europe nnt.il the Russian prob-
lem has been solved and slender as
their national resources are, tbe Poles
say they must remain under arms to
defend tbe national integrity. •
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General John J. Pershing,
prisoners. This was discredited by
higher officers for two reasons. The
principal one advanced was that the
American aviators would be killed If
an expedition crossed in pursuit of
the bandits. The other reason was
that orders for expeditions to cross
the border in the Big Bend district
applies only to the pursuit of bandits
who have stolen property on the
American Bide and then only to fol-
King Albert, will visit tbe Italian bat- Ing the bull with other cattle into the
tlcfields. Present plans call for nJs de- barn when the animal turned upon
parture for Rome soon where he will
spend two days inspecting tbe scenes
>1 the great Austrian offensives
against tbe Italian lines.
Tbe American relief administration
has begun the task of feeding ‘>.0,000
children in Budapest, as part of Its
plan to give food to the central Eu-
rope. It was announced at Paris. It
was said this did not Involve a gen-
eral relaxation of the food blockade
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Investigation of the coal situation
by tbe senate interstate commerce
committee has been authorized by the
senate. Without objection or debate
a resolution by Henator Frellnghuy-
sen, Republican, New Jersey, was
adopted. It provides for inquiry Into
production and marketing of coal with
a view to ascertainRig causes of tbe
present high prices.
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Plans for old age pensions for
persons more than 65 years old
were proposed in a bill Introduced
the other day by Senator McNary. Re-
publican, Oregon, and referred to the
pensions committee. Under Us pro-
visions, persons with incomes of not
more than $6 a week woujd receive a
weekly pension of $4.
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The first definite move toward the
long expected change In policy In deal-
ing with Mexico was disclosed re-
cently. Carranza has been warned
that If the murders and outrages of
Americans continue, the United States
“may bo forced to adopt a radical
change In Us policy with regard to
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The Internal tonul labor conference,
provided for in the pence treaty, has'
him and impaled him on Us horns.
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Lieut*. H. O. Peterson and Paul
Davis, two army aviators who have
been lost In Mexico since they flew
over the border near Presidio, have
been located forty miles up the Con-
ebon River In the Mexican mountains,
according to a telegram received at
military headquarters In El Paso.
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Howard E. PIgg, who has been ap-
pointed by the Department of Justice
to take charge of the fight against the
high cost of Jiving in Oklahoma, had
announced the appointment of a fair
price committee of Beven members.
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Thirty-six hundred pounds of sugar,
hidden -under 4.200 pounds of fjne
grained salt in a 1-room shack at Ok-
lahoma City, wag confiscated by coun-
ty officials. The owner Is unknown.
Unless he flies intervening action the
entire amount will be sold at auction.
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More than five thousand Indian
wards of the government livng in Ok-
lahoma have been released from a.l
government restriction to take theli
places us Independent citizens under
an order Issued by Cato Sells, com-
missioner of Indian affairs.
General Deneklne’s advance is con-
Marfa, Tex.—Letters purporting to
be from Lieuts. Paul H. Davis and
Harold G Patterson, American army
aviators missing since last Sunday,
were received here at military head-
quarters. The letters stated the avia
tors were being held by bandits foi
$15,000 ransom somewhere in Mexlcc
and were threatened with death un
lesH the ransom was paid, according
to the letters.
The demand for the ransom was re-
ceived here and a report made at
once to Major General Dickman, com
mander of the Southern department.
An unconfirmed report was also re-
ceived here that the ..viators were
being held at a point close to the
American border and that Chico Cano,
a famous bandit of the Big Bend
OJinaga district, was the leader of the
bandit band holding the aviators.
TWENTY DIEJN EXPLOSION
Rescue Gangs A\re Busy in Colorado
Trinidad, Col.—One man has been
rescued alive, and not more than 20
men, including Fire Boss William
ChrlBtopher, are believed to be dead
in the Oakview mine of the Oakdale
Coal Company, near Laveta, which
was wrecked by an explosion.
The explosion took place about one
tlnulng along the greater part of the mile and a ba,f int0 the workings,
southern Russian front against con- About 40 men were in tbe mine when
slderablo Ilolshevlkl resistance, the *-be explosion occurred. Ten men
British war office anonunced recently. came out of the mine slope and eight
Kamlshln, which was taken on July or *en men came out by way of an
?8, yielded eleven thousand prisoners, °'d «lope.
sixty guns, 150 machine guns and an Rescue crews are penetrating Into
Immense amount of war material, it the workings to recover the entombed
was added. men. The ,escue work is being
+ 4- + pressed by crews hastily summoned
Troops manned the walls of London- from camps In the Walsenburg and
The celebrated “big four" roosters, purchased in France and presented to Alabama by President Wilson, Cleinen-
ceau, Lloyd George and Orlando in aid of good roads in the United States. These aristocratic birds were auctioned
off as an aid to the raising of a sum of $250,000 for this purpose. There Is also In the photograph an American bird
that Mr. Wilson purchased for $10 and “threw in” the contribution.
RESCUING THE DROWNING
LIFEBOAT SAVER ADOPTED BY THE NAVY
derry recently for the first time since Trinidad districts. Officials of the
beon called by President Wilson to the historic siege of the city In 1689, Oakdale Coal Company say the ex
meet in Washington. October 29. All as part of the military effort to pre- plosion was of gas.
nations, members of the International vent the Nationalist and Sinn Fein--
'-•hoi organization us defined In Article "Ladyday" demonstration and proces- Fifteen Shot in Traction Disorders
397 of the peace treaty and those slon.
which probably will become members
prior to the conference, have been
Invited to send delegates.- ’ 1
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!'T,,.ThV^r«,mtlK0n haa bfnr Buffalo, N. Y.—Withoa pitched bat-
forbidden by .the British-command*, -tie bel ween sfrike break*re *ml strike
„ j * + + • sympathizers of the New-York and
Tim Allied governments have in- Pennsylvania Traction Company' at
A holdup man entering the banking ?""?,? ^ *"Tl™ g0V|??imfent ** OI&i* N. Y.. still raging, .fifteen ken
ouiuup man, unieriug ms ounniug wm be held responsible for, Bela have hnen Iihni -in,I fh.ee v,o„e k ■ „
room of the Munsey Trust Company, Kun the Hungarian Communist lead- 8 haVe been
by an Allied tribunal.
"pistols at a teller, demanded $.150,000
and then after firing one shot at a + + +
clerk/, turned a pistol on himself at ! VlHfount Grey, former British secre-
tempting suicide He short himself (ary of ot forelgji affairs, Whs
lu the jaw and was taken to a hospital.
The funeral of Andrew Carnegie wns
held at Bhadowbrook, hlH summer
home in the Berkshires, recently.
There was no eulogy and there was
no pallbearers. The service was as
agreed to represent the British gov-
ernment at Washington pending the
appointment of* permanent ambassa-
dor to that post.
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An airplane making a "duty flight"
between Novan, on the east coast of
Capt. Frederick C. Mills, field agent,
life-saving section, Atluntic division of
the American Red Cross, and naval
nvlators at various points have been
giving demonstrations on the swim-
ming benches to spread the knowledge
tit Red Cross methods of resuscitating
persons almost drowned. The photo-'
graph shows the “lock hold," applied
to a person rescued from the Water.
in the heart of the Pennsylvania Ave- f,r nn.i for hiiTdnlivnrv later for VhqI 1 bual®n 80 bildly as ,0 en(langer tjieir
nue section of Washington, pointed two bv an Attinil tribunal 3 lives. Of (he men shot, in the fusilade
of buckshot fired by the strike break-1
ers in an attempt to drive away the
mob, several may die. I-awrence
Page, a college student, son of Wil-
liam R. Page, president of the trac-
tion company, was beaten so badly
that he cannot live.
Former Officer Slain as Bandit.
Kansas City.—John Elliott, former
policeman and later deputy county
Ireland, and Armagh, observed Sinn marshal, was instantly killed by W.
simple ns were the tastes and habits Felners holding a meeting, which had P- Kane, lookout in a poker game at
of the man In life. Fully one half of been forbidden. Hie filers reported the Jefferson hotel. Elliott was at-
the sixty persons present were mem- their discovery and military police ar- tempting to hold up the game when
berB of the household. ! rived as the meeting ended.
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Liberty Bonds valued at $223,000 Nicholas Avgerldla, a scout master,
were stolen recently from two broker and twenty Greek Boy Scouts have
age firms In the financial district at been murdered at Aldin, Asia Minor,
New York, It was learned at police by Turks, according to Greek official
headquarters. The stolen bonds in sources. Averldls was tortured be-
euch instance had been entrusted to
messengers who have disappeared.
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The national war labor board which
convened at New- York to consider
wage disputes on street car lines in
fore lie was killed and the Boy Scouts
lost their lives in endeavoring to save
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Tho government of Great Britain
announces that owing to increase In
Massachusetts, Pennsylvania and Ohio crime In County Clare, Ireland, it has
announced that It would officially end been decided to suppress all Sinn Fein
Its jurisdiction over labor troubles and kindred
when the meeting adjourns. | county.
organizations In that
he was shot.
Third Skeleton Dug Up.
Maple Hill. Kan. A third skeleton
was dug up here by state officials in-
vestlgatine the mysterious disappear-
ance of four men here during the last
eicht years. The skeleton was found
within fifty feet of the one dug up
last week near a livery barn, it was
announced by Maurice McNeil, state
attorney, who in in charge of the in-
vestigations. The skeleton found Is
believed to be that of John Woody.
Dawson Woody, father or the missing
youth, identified it by filings in the
teeth as that of his son.
To Recover Sunken Logs.
To recover from tha bottom of Cana-
dian streums the sufiken logs that are
lost while on the way from the log-
ging catlaps to the mills a newly or-
ganized corporation will employ ma-
chinery specially adapted to the pur-
pose instead of the ordinary devices
used for moving timber, it was an-
nounced In Popular Mechanics Mag-
Compressed air and high pressure
water streams will be used to loosen
the logs. As 10 per cent of the logs
cut sink nnd remain embedded for
various periods without losing their
value by deterioration, the business
of raising them should prove to be
one of great commercial Importance
“Now this sleeping beauty slept for
“If there’s anything In the beauty
nap theory.' that long n sleep ought to
make anybody beautiful.” Louisville
With the adoption of the Hyland lifeboat saver by the United States navy
and passenger vessels, 95 per cent of the lives now lost through the inability
to lower lifeboats promptly and where a ship Is badly listed will
be overcome. The device prevents the lifeboat from being smnshed against the
side of the vessel nnd at the same time enables heavier loads to he lowered
with great ease and speed. ,
STORM RUINS PLANES AT MINEOLA
“T suppose the men who were fight-
ing in Champiifme never rnn tbe risk
of running out of ammunition.
“Why should they?"
"Wasn't there plenty of grnpeshot
Hve airplanes on the Mlneoia field, including three of the largest in the
United States, one of which was the Martin bomber w*hich was to make a one-
stop flight from New York to San Francisco, were wrecked by a terrific wind
and thunder storm.
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