The May Bugle. (May, Okla.), Vol. 17, No. 39, Ed. 1 Thursday, June 23, 1921 Page: 2 of 8
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THE MAY BUGLE. MAY. OKLAHOMA
PUTS A DAMPER
ON PUEBLO AID
Secretary of War Weeks Be-
lieves Nation Contributing
More Than Necessary.
QUOTES ENGINEER’S REPORT
City Has More Supplies on Hand
Than Can Be Used—Govern-
ment Sends Funds.
OR. W. R. WHiTNEY
Washington. — Secretary Weeks of
the war department is wondering
why so many appeals are coming
from Colorado for money to relieve
suffering resulting from the Pueblo
flood when so much relief already
has been sent there that it cannot
Noticing that a committee of Wash-
ington citizens, organized for the pur-
pose, had appealed for funds for
Pueblo aid. the secretary of war de-
termined to acquaint the public with
the facts in the situation as he knows
"I want the people to know,” the
secretary said, “that the relief al-
ready sent to Pueblo is more than
adequate and I cannot see what is
going to be done with the money now
being asked for, unless the authori-
ties in Pueblo propose to use it to
reconstruct buildings and property
damaged by the flood.”
"Further Supplies Unnecessary
The secretary made public the fol
lowing telegram from Col. William G.
Caples, of the engineer corps, who
was ordered to proceed to the devas-
tated district to render assistance re-
quested by the local authorities
PLANS TD REFUND
ALLIED WAR DEBT
President and Cabinet Decide
to Put War Loans Into Def-
CONGRESS MUST ACT FIRST
Administration Will Ask for Specific
Authority to Carry Out Plan-
ts a Vast Project.
In recognition of the many inven
tions through which he has applied
chemistry In the service of mankind,
Dr. Willis R. Whitney has received
the Perkin medal, one of the highest
honors in science.
GOVERNMENT MARKET REPORT
Quotations of Prevailing Prices «
Farm Products at Various Centers
By Federal Bureau.
EVERYBODY SEES A
CHANGE IN FATHER
BEGIN PARLEY WITH JAPANESE
Direct Negotiations Over Vexing Prob-
lems Under Way in Washington
—Yap Question Included.
Washington. — Direct negotiations
have been begun between the United
States and Japan for the settlement
of the questions pending between
Tliese include the island of Y ap, the
immigration question, the alien land
question and the return of Shantung
to China by Japan.
The negotiations are being conduct-
ed by Caron Shidehara, the Japanese
ambassador, and Secretary Hughes.
the Yap question
Washington. — President Harding
and his cabinet have decided to
launch their plan for refunding the
nation’s 10 billion dollar war loans
to the allies into definite obligations
and for the sale of such securities to
the American people.
The first step on the part of the
administration will be to ask congress
for specific authority to carry out
this plan when it is worked out in
detail by the treasury.
This is one phase of a vast and
complicated project for the financing
of World War debts, comprising not
only the 20 billion dollar loans of the
allied and associated nations to each
ether but the 33 billion dollar German
Mutual Cancellation Plan Rejected.
The proposals of the French and
British governments for a mutual can-
cellation of war debts among the al-
lies have been rejected by the United
States and are considered definitely
The following report Is distributed by
the Bureau of Markets of the United
States Department of Agriculture and !■
compiled from telegraphic reports from
all sections of the country:
Washington, D. C.—For the week end-
ing June 17, 1921.
Livestock and Meats.
Hog prices ut Chicago declined 15c to
30c per 100 lbs. the past week. Beer
steers were not materially changed.
Butcher cows and heifers declined 25c to
75c. Feeder steers weak to 50c lower.
Fat lambs practically unchanged: year-
lings down 50c; fat ewes down uc.
June 17 Chicago prices: Hogs, bulk of
sales, $7.90 to $8.10; medium and good
beef steers, $7.50 to $8.65; butcher cows
and heifers. $3.75 to $8.25; feeder steers.
$5.75 to $7.75; light and medium weight
veal calves, $7.50 to $9.50; fat lambs,
$9.00 to $11.75; yearlings. $6.00 to $9.50;
fat ewes, $2.25 to $1.25. Stocker and
feeder shipments from 11 important mar-
kets during the week ending June 111
W'ere cattle and calves, 32,680; hogs,
6,763; sheep, 10,938. The trend of east-
ern wholesale fresh meat prices was
downward during the past week. Beef
$1 lower, veal, mutton and pork loins
steady to $1 lower. Lamb was the
weakest spot on the market, declines
ranging $5 to $6 per 100 lbs. June 17
prices good grade meats: Beef, $14.60 to
$15.50; veal, $16 to $18; lamb, $20 to $23;
mutton, $10 to $15; light pork loins, $19
to $23; heavy loins, $15 to $18.
Extreme dullness prevails in all hay
markets. Practically no shipping de-
mand exists and local demand is very
limited. Receipts very light with Hut
little country loading. New alfalfa ar-
riving Kansas City mostly out of condi-
tion. Not enough hay arriving In some
markets to establish quotations. No. 1
timothy quoted New York $29.50, Chi-
cago $22, Minneapolis $19, Atlanta $2i.50,
Memphis $28; No. 1 alfalfa, Atlanta $-J,
Memphis $21, Omaha $18.
Feed market continues to grow weaker
daily. Wheat feed prices again at low
ebb. Demand light. Movement gener-
ally light but good from Minneapolis and
St. Routs. About 15,000 tons of feeds
now stored in lake warehouses. Stocks
in country dealers hands generally
larger than normal for this time of the
year. Cottonseed down $1 per ton. Din-
seed meal and corn feeds fairly steady.
Grateful Son Says His Father
Looks Like Different Man
Since Taking Tanlac.
shelved. I seed meal anu corn ieeus
If the Harding Wan for the refund-1 ^-^wheat^ middlings
ing of foreign loans and their absorp-
The settlement of
3steu uy w.o —........— | would make unnecessary the consid-
Essential industries generally un- eration of this question by the League
damaged and operating as usual. The | 0£ Nations.
otherwise unemployed given employ-
ment by city. Red Cross concurs that
total unable to earn enough to pay
for food does not exceed three hun-
dred. Red Cross reports that it has
such a quantity of supplies It cannot
unload them and could feed the whole
population of the city with non-perish-
ables for one month. Out of 407
tents erected, only 59 are occupied,
out of 250 beds In field hospital, less
than 70 are occupied. Further emer-
gency supplies or sending of anyone
to distribute them is unnecessary.
Truck and wagon trains have arrived
and are working.
Funds Provided for Clean-Up.
“The principal trouble needing im-
mediate relief,” the secretary added,
"is the removal of mud and debris
and the repair of the water facilities
of the city—all in the interests of
proper sanitation and to prevent an
epidemic. The secretary of war there-
fore has authorized the expenditure
of not to exceed $100,000 for the pur-
pose of cleaning up the city and it Is
now estimated by Colonel Caples that
the work of removing mud and debris
can be accomplished by June 30 at
a cost of al $85,000.
TRAIN THROUGH A BRIDGE
Four Known Dead and Thirty-five
Injured I- Chicago-Northwestern
Accident in Nebraska.
It had been expected that the Yap
issue would be left for adjustment by
the league council which is to meet
in Geneva. The French government,
in answer to the American protest
against the award of the mandate fos
the island to Japan, said- It would
bring the subject before the council.
It Is understood that the basis for
settlement in the negotiation between
Ambassador Shidehara and Secretary
Hughes will be the iuternatlonaliza-
tion of the cable privileges on the
The proposal is to settle the Immi-
gration Issue on the basis of the com
plete stoppage of all Japanese coolie
immigration, with proper protection
for Japanese property rights already
acquired in the United States.
Japan’s promise to return Shan-
tung to China, it Is said, is to be exe
cuted as soon as practicable and with
out reference of the question to any
European tribunal. The initial steps
have been taken for the evacuation of
the portion of the province held by
the Japanese, the military force hav-
ing been reduced. Advices from To-
kio have said that this force would
be withdrawn as soon as China pro
vlded guards for the railroad and
property in the towns.
Japan, It is stated, will retain only
such privileges in the province as are
common to the other nations.
tion by the people works out succcess
fully it is believed that a similar
course will be adopted by the allies
In dealing with their debts to each
The American government loans to
the allies are:
To Great Britain.......$4,210,000,000
To France............. 2,750,000,000
To Italy............... 1,625,000,000
To Belgium........... 400,000,000
To Russia............. 190,000,000
To Jugo Slavia......... 100,000,000
To other allies......... 175,000,000
Nearly 1 billion more is now due
from the allies in interest on these
loans which has not been paid for
two years and all will not be paid for
another year at least.
Under the Harding refunding plan
these loans to the allies which are
now in the form of 5 per cent ac-
knowledgements of indebtedness,
would be refunded into bonds matur-
ing thirty or forty years hence at a
higher rate of Interest. The increase
In the Interest rate above 5 per cent
would be sufficient to yield the addi
tional amount due to the United
States in defaulted interest.
1 t il L 1CCUO Uiuppvu T* 7, ---
the 16th. Quoted: Bran $14.50, middlings
$14.50 Minneapolis; white hominy feed
$23, St. Douis; No. 1 alfalfa meal $18.
Kansas City; linseed meal $29, Minne-
apolis; 36 per cent cottonseed ceal $29,
Memphis; beet pulp $25, New York.
Dried brewers grains $28 delivered Phila-
delphia rate points; oat feed $6; gluten
feed $26.50 Chicago.
Market higher first half of week on
black rust reports good demand In cash
market and hot weather over wheat belt.
On the 14th hedging sales In July fu-
ture and weakness in cash market
caused a decline that continued until
the 17th. On the 17th there was per-
sistent selling by houses with eastern
connections on early bulge, but dry and
hot weather over wheat belt and fore-
cast for hot wave to continue several
days led to good class of buying. Har-
vesting making rapid progress with first
threshing in Missouri showing disap-
pointing returns. Export demand In evi-
dence. Corn trade apprehensive of
drouth scare and market easily influ-
enced a.t close. In Chicago cash market
No. 2 red winter wheat, $l--*2; No. 2
hard, $1.45; No. 3 mixed corn, 64c; No.
3 yellow com, 64c; No. 3 w-hite oats, 38c.
For the week Chicago September wheat
up 6o at $1.24%; September corn, 3%o
at 65%c. Chicago July wheat up 5>4c at
$1.31%; July corn, 3%o at 65%c. Minne-
apolis July wheat up l^c.at U ™; Kan-
sas City July down 5c at $1.22%; Winni-
peg July down %c at $1.75%.
A FOOD WAR GRIPS SOVIET
| Government Supply Workers in Rus-
sia Are Preyed Upon by Bands
of Roving Peasants.
“My father lias suffered from
chronic stomach troublo for over
twenty years and has paid out thou-
sands cf dollars for medicines and
doctors,” said G. W. Slayton, a well-
known Cobb County farmer, living a
short distance out of Atlanta, Gu.
“We tried nearly everything trying
to cure him and he went oft’ to tho
Springs, thinking maybe the water-
might help him, but It just looked
like nothing would reach his trouble.
Then he tried dieting and lived on.
liquid food until he almost sturved,
but even that failed to do him any
good and he just kept going from bad
“I don’t guess there ever was a
case as stubborn as his. and if there
ever was a confirmed dyspeptic he was
one of them, and I guess he would
have been one yet if it hadn t been
for this Tanlac.
“The first we heard of this medi-
cine was when my father saw an ad-
vertisement in the papers from parties
he knew in Tennessee, who were-
friends of his and ho know what they
said about it was the truth, so lie got
it right away and began taking It.
Well, sir, it acted just like magic—
everybody notices the change in fa-
ther. Why, he is just like a different
man and sits down to the table and
eats like a farmhand. Only yesterday
be ate pork and turnips for his dinner
and ate so much we were actually
afraid lie was going to overdo the
thing, but lie laughed and said nothing'
hurt him now and that lie was hungry
and expected to eat and make up for
‘Now, when a medicine will do-
things like that I think people ought x
to know about It, and I want to say
right now that I would not give ono
bottle of Tanlac for all the other
medicines and health resorts in the
country put together.”
Tanlac Is sold by leading druggist*
If Knighthood Were In Flower.
The Maiden—In God’s name, hasten,
Sir Knight! Save me!
Sir Launcclot—Not so fast, my good
girl. The reporters have not yet ar-
rived; besides, there are the serial
rights and the motion picture royalties
to be considered.—From Life.
HARDING HAS A WORLD PLAN
Reports From National Capital Say
that Association of Nations Pro-
ject Has Been Drafted.
Omaha.—Four are known to have
been killed and thirty-five injured
when three couches of Chicago &
Northwestern passenger train No. 606
plunged through a bridge over Cotton-
wood Creek two miles east of Craw-
ford, Neb., recently.
The death list may run much higher,
is many of those injured may die.
Several passeigers are known to be
The dead, according to advices
from Chadron, which Is about twenty
miles from the scene of the wreck,
Robert Scott, Chadron, baggage-
man; F. M. Stewart, Gordon, Neb.;
/rank Bosner, Lander, Wyo., and C.
M. Buck, Grand Island, Neb.
The train was bound from Lander,
Wyo., to Omaha, Neb., on a branch
line. The engine and several coaches
had safely passed over the bridge be-
fore the structure collapsed. The
three coaches were hurled into the
mud flood waters of Cottonwood
LABOR MAY HAVE A COLLEGE
Men and Women Workers to Be
Educated for Leadership in a
• New York School.
New York.—Plans for the Brook-
wood resident workers’ college at Kat-
noah, N. Y„ where men and women
from the ranks of the workers may
he given sufficient intellectual train-
ing to make them leaders in their
various groups, have been formulated
by a committee of labor leaders.
They have planned a college where
the men in the mines or women in
the factory, who have tolled over their
books to gain knowledge in econom-
ics, sociolgy, history and kindred sub-
jects, may be given the opportunity of
two or three years of college Instruc-
tion. A co-operating labor committee
designed to link the college with the
American labor movement, has been
Washington.—A plan for on asso-
ciation of nations has been drafted
at the request of President Harding,
it was learned in a reliably informed
The draft, now complete, covers
several typewritten pages and is con-
structed around the idea of codifying
International law and setting up a
world tribunal after the plan advo-
cated by Harding in his campaign
This was the answer from admim-
istration quarters to the letter of
Hamilton Holt asking President Hard-
ing specifically what he is doing to-
ward creating the association of
nations advocated in the presidential
campaign. The plan Is to Ignore en-
tirely the Versailles treaty and the
League of Nations.
Riga.—Despite a multitude of new
decrees, extreme difficulties still are
being confronted by the Russian Bol-
shevik! in their efforts to supply the
cities with food from the country dis-
tricts, according to Independent Mos-
cow advices received here, which are
confirmed by Bolshevist newspapers.
The Moscow Pravda of June 8 says
that hundreds of agents of the co-op-
erative societies are traveling through
villages with cash and goods for ex-
change for food, but that they find
themselves handicapped at every turn
by the disorganization of the trans-
port system. Sometimes the agents
are attacked and robbed.
In recent months, says Izvestia,
brigands, as the communists call the
bands of peasants headed by General
Makno and others operating in the
fruitful grain regions, have killed
about two hundred government sup
ply workers and destroyed about 5
million pounds of grain, or enough to
feed Moscow and Petrograd for about
If Yod Need a Medicine
You Should Have the Best
Have you ever stopped to reason why
it is that so many products that are ex-
tensively advertised, all at once drop out
of sight and are soon forgotten? The
reason is plain—the article did not fulfill
the promises of the manufacturer. This-
applies more particularly to a medicine.
A medicinal preparation that has real
curative value almost sells itself, as like-
an endless chain system the remedy is
recommended by those who have been
benefited, to those who are in need of it.
A prominent druggist says “Take for
example Dr, Kilmer s Swamp-Root, a
preparation I have sold for many years
and never hesitate to recommend, for in
almost every case it shows excellent re-
sults, as many of my customers testify.
No other kidney remedy has so large a
According to sworn statements and
verified testimony of thousands who have
used the preparation, the success of Dr.
Kilmer’s Swamp-Root is due to the fact,
so many- people claim, that it fulfills al-
most every wish in overcoming kidney,
liver and bladder ailments; corrects uri-
nary troubles and neutralizes the urio
acid which causes rheumatism. *
You may receive a sample bottle of
Swamp-Root by Parcels Post. Address
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ALIENS CAN’T LOCATE JOBS TAKES A RAp Aj the IRISH
Mexico to Claim Islands.
San Antonio, Tex.—Newspapers of
the City of Mexico reaching here
state that Mexico will lay claim to sev-
eral islands In the littoral of Upper
California, which are ut present occu-
pied by Americans.
Annoyer of Girls Whipped.
Houston, Tex.,—“Vigilantes” staged
another "party” here the other night.
W. J. Boyd, attorney, was horse-
whipped and told to leave town by
—Marshal Foch, supreme command-
er of the allied armies, and Field Mar-
shal Haig of the British army will at-
tend the American Legion convention
at Kansas City next fall, and Admiral
Beatty of the British navy and Mar-
shal Joffre probably will attend.
—Retail food prices to the average
family declined 4.8 per cent in May
aB compared to April, while wholesale
food prices dropped 5% per cent In
the same period, according to statis-
tics made public the other day by tho
Many Seeking Means to Return to
Europe Because of Industrial
Depression In This Country.
Pittsburgh.—Scores of foreigners,
recently arrived in this country, are
applying to the United States immi-
gration authorities here fqr depor-
tation to their home countries. They
say they have been unable to find ’fern-
ployment and, unless they are sent
home, they will become charges upon
tho counties In Western Pennslyvania
where they reside.
W Wj Sibray, Immigration Inspect-
or in charge of the Pittsburgh dis-
trict, said that many of these men
were from Great Britain, good work-
men who came here when the mills
were in full operation and had no dif-
ficulty in obtaining employment.
Since the depression Bet in they have
been out of work. Ho said that un-
der the law he was unable to aid them
in any way.
National Commander Ketchan of the
G. A. R. Scores Interference
In Domestic Affairs.
uni —j — _
Dr. Kilmer & Co., Binghamton, N. Y.,
sml enclose ten cents; also mention this
paper. Large and medium size bottles
for sale at all drug stores.
To prevent the gloss coming off of
your white paint wash it with milk
and a little soap. That will ho much
cheaper than repainting and is effec-
St. Paul.—Foreign interference in
domestic affairs was severely scored
at the Minnesota department, G. A.
It. encampment here.
Incident to a protest against ad-
dresses by Bonal O'Callaghan, Irish
leader, William A. Ketchan, national
“If Herbert Asquith or Lady Astor
established themselves a commission
to Investigate tho Tulsa race riot we
would tell them we could settle the
Every department of housekeeping
needs Red Bross Ball Blue. Equally
good for kitchen towels, table linen,
sheets and pillowcases, etc.
Cheerfulness is a song whose echoes
take life in the heart of others.
Important to Mother*
Kxamlno curefully every bottle of
CASTOlllA, that famous old remedy
for lnfunts and children, und see thut n
Washington.—The foreign born
white population of Kansas City, Mo„
la placed at 27,320, of whom 3,958 are
Germans; 3,848 RUBslana; 3,318
Italians; 2,584 Irish, and 1,925 English.
In Use for Over SO Years. .
Children Cry lor Fletcher’s Castona
It Isn’t always the eternal triangle
thut breaks up homes. Sometimes lt’«
un octagon or a hexagon.
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