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   Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - January 18, 1919, Ada, Oklahoma                             VOLUME XV. NUMBER 263 ADA, OKLAHOMA, SATURDAY, 1919. TWO CENTS THE COPY Clearance of Ladies' Silk Waists OCR entire stock of Ladirs' fine Geor- gette, de Chine and wash Silk Waists sharply reduced for quick clear- ance. Colors or White, Flesh, Corn and sev- eral dark shades. Some tailored, styles; oth- ers tJaborately trimmed with beads and braid Ladies' Silk Waists Now___________ Ladies' Silk Waists Now___________ Ladies' Silk Waists Ladies' Silk Waists Now______._____ Clearance Prices on Ladies' Coats, Suits, Dresses and Skirts. ON CO. GO TO AFTERNOON. RNDKD FRIDAY XIGHT. LATK THIS PERMANENT OFFICERS TO CHOSEN AT A GENERAL MEETING ON FEB. 14. for organizing the Pontotoc County Council were perfected At -a meeting of agricultural agents, farm- era and bualneM men at the City Hall Friday afternoon. The meeting was called by J. B. Hill, County Farm Demonstrator and was well attended. Many visiting experts on and commercial problems were present and made addresses. J. B. Hill was elected temporary chairman of the organisation, O. N. Walker temporary secretary and E. W. Cotton of Maxwell temporary Tice chairman. Permanent officers wilt elected-on February If. Prior to Feb. 14 school will all the rural bold meetings OF DKA1> LEADER ASSKRT H.B WAS MTRDKRKD BY GUARDS. B.v UK1 Associated 1'rrs.s LONDON', Jan. IS.--Independent socialists at Berlin assert Dr. Karl LJebknecht, who was shot and killed Thursday did not attempt to break away from his escort but was shot through the forehead at a few paces by soldiers guarding him. according to a Copenhagen dispatch to the Ex- change Telegraph Company. Friehert of Merlin is calling upon Berlin workers for a general strike it is reported. POINCAKW DKLIV- KrtS ADDRKSS. LKAGUK OF .NATIONS FIRST. 'Testimony in the Roddie case WM all in by Friday evening and the Jury instructed by the court shortly afterwards. Arguments began and are still in progress. The case will prob- ably be given to the Jury late this afternoon, Friday afternoon Miss Tampa Cole testified that Senator Roddia came in tao office in a burr yand seemed to be excited. The telephone rang and she answered U. She recognized the speaker as Walter Ooyne and he said that he wanted to speak to Mr. Roddie. After'the telephone con- versation was flntehed, Roddie took, the gun that was In one of the drawers in his private office mnd.put It in his pocket and went into front office and laid the gun on the desk. then told her to go and look up and down Main street to see If she could see anything of the Bartons. She reported back to hinj that she Id not see anything of them. She then went home to lunch by coing- down the bac kstairwoy. Several character witnesses placed on the stand. The ywere rigidly cross-exam- by the prosecution. Several of 1 these character witnesses testified 1 that they had heard four shots. That thero was an interval between the first and second and that the second and third were so close together that they were almost like one shot and there was a very short interval be- tween the third and fount shot. Duke Rushing testified that Roddie came eficial in times of peace. into Drummoiul and Alderson's and ,_______________ bought a eollnr and tiv from him. 1 While in there Walter Goynr cnmn in and pulled him to one silk' and said something to him. Af-ttr that Itoddio sw'ined very HPI-VOUM ami that lir Kodihe put his tio on. .Mr. Kuclclio was nt-xt on the stand. Hi- testified Hint before tin- trouble .in the   went up to whore Henry Siucky, John Rawls Walter Coyne :and Theodore Rogers were talking.1 i On his coming up John Kawla left i the crowd. Walter Coyne called his attention to the fact that tho skin- nctl place on his neck was blooding, j He then started for the drug store, j Just as he reached the east side of- the vestibule he saw Percy Barton.: there with his hands behind him and i as soon as Barton saw him he made a lunge at Roddie trying to catch hold of him -with his left and with his right arm behind liim. Not know- ing what was in the right and ex- pecting to be killed by both of them he fired one shot from his pocket. Barton was still trying to grapple with him up to the last shot and that they were going In a northeasterly direction all the time. He stated that he did not see Barton fall, but fearing that Percy's father was -be- hind him he whirled around and saw John Rawls with his gun leveled. He then handed his gun over to Walter Goyne and that they came to jail. He testified that there were but nine shots In the gun before the shooting and that he only fired three shots. beyond. Other clauses provide for substitution of-large quantities in- dustrial and agricultural implements in place of the 500 locomotives and cars call'ed for by the protocol of December 17. Unner the naval clauses Germany agrees to turn over all submarines, submarine cruisers, inino layers, sweepers, salvage ships and tloating docks for submarines. Germany also undertakes to turn over all allied ships still detained in German ports. S. M. TORRETT TEXAS S. M. Torbett died Friday after- noon at of heart trouble at Mar- lin, Texas, where he had gone in hope of regaining his Ihealth. The body will arrive at Ada Sunday morn- Ing at 4 o'clock and the funeral ser- vices "will be held at 3 o'clock at the family residence, conducted by Rev. C, Stubblefleld. Interment at Rose- dale cemetery with honors of tho Knights Templars with Blue Lodge escort. Mr. Torbctt's death came as a shock to hia many Ada friends. For Iflt'teei) years he had made Ibis home REV. HARRY O. EJvKMA WILL j here and had always taken a promi- PKBACH AT BAPTIST CKDRCH I ncnt Part ln everything that looked to the betterment of the community. Reverend Harry C. Elema, of Camp Pike, Arkansas, will fill the pulpit at the Baptist church both morning and evening. He has been Incharpe of the base hospital Y. M. C. A. at Camp Pike and his work tn the camp has given him close experience with army life. He was to have sail- ed to take charge of a Y hut in Franco but close of hostilities changed his plans. Brother Elema is a graduate of William Jewell College at Ll-berty, where he also took his the- ological course. He has done settle- ment and evangelical work Jn Chic- He was a staunch and consistent member ot the Baptist church and one of its best He was also a member of all the Masonic bodies of tho city and for many years treasurer. He was no1 who sought the limelight noto- riety, but was conte1, with n ri'i'ie' life and with doing h duty wi'rout ostentation, enjoying '.he cor.nnoricc und esteem of those 'he ;uid rocignlzed his sterling cliarhcfer. Mr.. Torbett a m tlv< uf Texes and that state until moving to the Indian-Territory. He married Miss Pearl Bruce, daughter of Col. ago and IB said to be an interesting G. H. Bruce And wife of Ardn and inspiring speaker, 1 some thirty years ago and to thia Final Clearance Children's Union Suits One lot Children's Union Suits, medium weight, fleece lined, sizes 6 to 16. .Clearance Price _______________________________ The Surprise Store Established 1903 415-H7 West Main St. Phone   

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