Thursday, February 27, 1919

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Ada Evening News (Newspaper) - February 27, 1919, Ada, Oklahoma Wie € timing VOLUME XV. NUMBER 297. ADA, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 1919. TWO CENTS THE COPY ERGLE SHIRTS FOR SPRING YOU know how the service has “spread you out”! Some chaps went to war size 35 chest and came back size 38 - or more! Tile point of the matter is that the Eagle Shirt is designed to fit your new self. Full where it needs to be full. Close where neatness demands. You get more than "just shirt" and color in these goods, and pay no more than for the ordinary kind. Price $1.25 to $10 Madras, Silkcloth and Silk STEVENS-WILSON CO. ARMISTICE MAY ■ BROKEN OFF HEKMAN AND ALI JUD COMMISSIONS DK KAH OHS* NKGOTIA-TIONS AT SPA. MHI LDL NTS OC OLD ORDER DKT TINO i ri’KR HAND IN GERMANY. t By the Associated Press LONDON, Feb. 27. German monarchists are contemplating an early coup d’etat in the opinion of the Mail's correspondent at Berlin who says the old officers class with its general staff has been gradually getting the whip hand there since Jan-j uary 31 and now holds the government in its power. The Mail's correspondent thinks the threatened coup will be carried out in Berlin aloue and would result in ruthless civil warfare. Large numbers of former officers are said to be associated with a plot aiming at the overthrow of the present government and restoration of the old order. A secret meeting of monarchists was held at Charlotenburg February It! and each of ihc thirty officers present pledged himself to hold in readiness certain quantities of munitions for emergency in his district, says the correspondent. MISS C'ROl INE STEVENS Bv Tin* Associated Press GENEVA. Feb. 27.—Evening Swiss newspapers print a Berlin dispatch stating that owing to the sudden suspension of annist ie^negotiations the German commission! left Spa this morning for Berlin.*. The reason for given. Negotia-and German d military mis-tessing at Spa re had been no is had devel-of definite in-obable that the miporary. GUARANTY SM BANK CHANGES MANAGEMENT. EMPLOYED THEMSELVES The management of the Guaranty State bank has changed. J. A. Smith of Ada and C. C. Handel of Oklahoma City having purchased the niter-; est of P. W. McKay, who for the past six or seven months has been the president of the institution. Mr. Smith has for the past twenty years been connected with banks in this par: of ’he *ate. For a number of years he was with the Hank of Francis and later w ith tin First Na-1 tional of Stratford. He is thorough-1 ly competent and has a w ide acquaintance in Pontotoc county. Mr. Hand* I was formerly bank examiner' and has for sometime past been connected with the State National Bank of Oklahoma City. He is well known in banking circles aud has a moat excellent record. Mr. McKay has not annoutn ed his plans for the future. W KATH E1I FOH ECA ST. Probably rain is the way the weather man reads the signs for Friday. The oilier Man’s Wife seem* to stand in with souk* men. We have seen men less polite to their wives than theil customers. eLt’s talk it over next Sunday evening at the First Methodist church.    It We Can Make It If you have a Photo that you want Copied or Enlar ged, bring it to us We have every facility for doing this class of work and, w** know how — Stall's Studio PHONE iii LONDON, Jan. 2e. i Correspondence of the Associated Press) Proof of the eagerness of war prisoners to find in work escape from the depressing monotony of confinement behind barber wire is revealed in the Ruhleben Exhibition which has been opened here by Princess Patricia of Connatf^ht. It shows to the resourcefulness of th* English captives in Hie Gorman camp at Kuhleben and how occupation not only k»*pt them healthy in mind but actually, according ti physicians, saved the lives of many who would have succumbed to despair. la the early days of the camp the craftsmen nu eng the prisoners found the greatest difficulty in obtaining materials. A bit of wood or scrap of old iron was a prize Among the exhibits is a dainty little machine, perfect in every detail. Before the artificer could make it, he had to steal the brass knob from the commandant’s door. A triple-expansion engine in running order represent* eighteen weeks labor. Tho raw materials were scraps of notal found in the camp’* ashcan. You see pretty purse* and handbags. They were made from the skins of l its trapped by the prisoners. Toward the end theie was established at th** camp a well organized handicraft department with about 200 pupils, in art-metal work, bookbinding. wood-carving and carpentry-Tile exhibition is to help repatriat-* ii prisoners, but many of the exhibits are not for sal**, the makers refuging to part with work that cost them such patient toil. MOKE MKN RHT! RN EP FROM FRENO! FRONT 1 Bv 1 ti** Associated Pre*** New York. Feb. 2 7. The transports Willu lmina, Ulna and Caserta arrived today from French ports with 4,4 96 veterans of the American Expeditionary Forces. the suspension is n tions between alii financial economic sions have been for some time, but intimation that a oped. In the a bee formation it seems suspension is only GULL DISC LEAGUE IL tin* Associated PVM* j WASHINGTON, Plb. 27. Renewed discussion of the League of Nations today in capitol cloak rooms and corridors folld|Wed the White House dinner conference last night at which the president told senators and representative* that unless America joined the League the entire plan would fail and that utter chaos would result in Europe. Republicans opposed to the League plan, however. ♦had not apparently changed their views today and will continue to voice their disapproval in the Senate until * Congress adjourn*. PICKS PAI BRITISH PRINCESS BREAKS CUSTOM BY MARRYING OUTSIDE OF ROYALTY. fly the Associated Press IRONTON, Feb. 2t.—Princess Patricia of Connaught and Commander Alexander U. M. Ramsey of the royal naval were married at Westminster Abbey at noon today by the Archbishop of Conterbury assisted by the Dean of Westminster amid the greatest social gathering since the war’s outbreak. King George, Queen Mary, the Prince of Wales. Ambassador and Mrs. John W. Davis and a great assemblage of peers and peeresses made up the gathering while space was reserved for many of the princess’ friends among the plain people. The bride wore a gown of white brocaded panne over silver, the outer gown being caught up with silver lovers’ knots and she*carried a bouquet presented by the Princess Pat Canadian regiment of which she is colonel in chief. *' EDWARD C. CHEW ~ £ Our First Spring Opening Friday, February 28th Spring 1919 An Incitation MEDAL AWARDED TC ARMY fly i Im* Associated I'rews WASHINGTON. Feb. 27 The first woman to win the American army's distinguished service medal is Miss Beatrice MacDonald of the reserve nurse corps who was seriously wounded while remaining at her post with wounded men during a G r nan n ; ght raid. TIONG GENT TO U. S. SENATE fly tilt* An.Nodated Press WASHINGTON. Feb 27. Nom-n.it ions sent lo the senate today by the president included the renomination ot John A. Fain of Oklahoma City as United States attorney for the Western distort of Oklahoma. Norman Hap god was nominated by the president to be minister to Denmark, succeeding Dr. Maurice Egan, resigned because of poor health. Specific and Alterative Co. Recommended by us as a valuable Alterative Tonic for ailments of the Blood, Rheumatism, Kidneys and Skin Affections. Contains the well known ingredients Bamboo Brier, Burdock, Stillingia Root, Poke Root, Prickly Ash Bark and Pot Iodide. One Pint, $1.75. Guaranteed to give satisfaction. Gwin Mays Drug Go, Agents Ilexall Goods.    Liggett’s    Chocolates. f    oi.rn    Sevens. daughter of Mn Richard Stevens of New York and Newport, who returned to this country recently from France, where abe drova an ambulance at the front for many month*. HK. II ER TELEPHONE RATES PERM A N ENTIA ENJOIN ED OKLAHOMA CITY, Ok., Feb. 27.— Permanent injunction was granted by District Judge Clark of the Op-lahoma County District Court against the Southwestern Bell Telephone Company forbidding the charging and collecting of certain long-distance rates placed In effect Jan. 21 on an order of the postmaster general. Attorneys for the telephone company indicated they would immediately appeal to the . state supreme court and ask for a supersedeas bond. The injunction was sought by Attorney General F reeling, representing the Corporation Commission, which had iu effect a schedule of charges for the telephone company as fixed by the commission. This is the first time an order coming from the government has been enjoined in a local court. Complaints had come to the corporation commission relative to the charges made under the order to the postmaster general. The elephone company’s ple^i was that It was obeying an order of the government. I MEROM ITI JAZZ QUARTET KNTKKTAI PARIS, F*Jb. 27. Frensh proof of the ingenuity and recon reef illness of the American soldier in France was given the other night at La Rochelle. An army quartet had been billed to play for the soldiers at the Young Men’s Christian Association hut there. The train failed to come, after the manner of trains in France. John J. Anderson of Dallas. Tex., the Y. M. C. A. secretary at La Pallice, near La Rochelle, explained the matter to the audience. Immediately an impromptu jazz quartet was organized. One performer played on two pieces of sand paper, anoth* r on a piece of tin, the third with an automobile horn, and the fourth tried to make music with a leg of a chair. With these instruments* the jazz hand “played” tee popular music of the United States, to the great amusement of the audience. Heated disputes as to what they were playing occupied large place on the evening’s program. They were so popular however, that their audience refused to allow them to stop, until the regular performers arrived, and even then they continued to play, to the accompaniment of a drum, a mandolin, a violin and a piano. We cordially invite every lady to attend our First Spring Opening, Friday, Feb. 28. Lady visitors will receive a nice souvenir. Showing of Hats, Coats, Suits, Dresses from leading houses of the country. Meet your friends Friday, February 28th, at Jfiflawk, DEPARTMENT STORE PHONE ll S.M. SHAW, PROP. Established in 1002 ADA, OKLA. HIGH SCHOOL GIRTS DEFEAT STONEWALL The Ada High school girls defeated the girls of Stonewall in a fast gam** of basketball Wednesday evening. The game was a nard fought one and the certainty of victory for either side was a hard thing to decide until the close of the game, for both sides ran neck and neck in goal shooting during the whole game. Bot Ii of Ada’s forwards did some excellent playing and they had the staunch support of all the other members of the team. TTte visitors shoiv-* d some real team work also. The final score of 16-13 proved that the teams were well matched. AS AUH GENERAL WASHINGTON, Feb. 27.—Former Alien Property Custodian A. Mitchell Palmer was nominated today by President Wilson to be attorney general. Mr. Palmer probably will take office March 4th, date tentatively set for the retirement of Attorney General Gregory who resigned to take up private practice. There has been no intimation of who succeeds Painter as alien property custodian. The normal students will get a holiday Saturday. This is in lieu of last Saturday which was Washing* ton’s Brithday, and also on account of the Teachers Meetings being held there next week. ATTENTION, O. E. S. Regular meeting of Chapter 78 tonight at 7:30. Ail members and officers especially urged to be present. Initiation. MARY HORTON WEST. W. M. Put on a Hood tire today. Forget it for a year.-—Sterling Motor Supply Co. Edward C. Chew of San Francisco is the first Chinaman to receive a commistion in the United States army. Chew was in his third year in civil engineering at the University of California when he enlisted in the coast artillery. ROAD LEGISLATION RE TAKEN WILL l l* FRIDAY AT IHE PEA! New Mazda lights have been put in ail the streets lights in town. Those in the residence section have been in for some time, and all the arc lights in the business section have been replaced with nineteen 400 C. P. Mnxda lights. Those In the residence part are 250 C. P. AMERICAN. Private Harold Peat is already fa-moits through his book, Two Years in Hell and Back With a Smile. This book, describing his experiences at the front has been dramatized and is presented with an all star cast. This is not just a story, but the actual experiences on the field of battle. LIBERTY The Kentucky Belles will present the XX Roads this evening. Entire change of program and one that will please all. The picture program presents Edith Roberts id the drama. Set Free. It is a Bluebird which is In itself a guarantee of the best to be bad. OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla.. Feb. 27. Work on proposed road legislation represented in bills and resolutions now before both house and senate 11 will begin in earnest Friday morning |f at ll o’clock, which time was set by J5 Hie senate this evening to consider | various propositions. This was agreed J | I upon in the senate following a re- | port offered by the senate committee, § on roads and highways which sought | to have adopted the committee’s rec-1 = ouituendaiion to pass the senate res- § olution providing for a $50,000,000 | bond issue. Senator Thomas presented as a uii- ta nority substitute his legislative bill J| which does not propose any bond is-, \ sue. but provides for a system of. | roads to be constructed with surplus I from the state to be met by the ted- j oral funds to be used for such pur- | poses. Senator Board, who is sup- j = potting the senate resolution and the J l>ond issue, objected to the Titanias j subtsitute on the ground that if it j = should be adapted by tlae senate it would place it before the body without ever having been considered by the committee. It was agreed on motion of Senator Kerr to lay the whole matter over and make it the special order for 11 o’clock Friday. It is realized that the end of the session is coming and that road legislation must be perfected within a few days if there is to be any at all. See Our NEW SPRING 'INHERE is a youthful charm * and daring in these newly arrived Betty Wales Dresses for early spring time wear, lifting them to the heights in feminine preference. The colorings are lovely and varied they are simply irresistible; they are developed in charming new' fabrics of unusual richness in the smartest of the new silhouettes, featuring the new draped skirts, with broad sashes, effectively trimmed. Materials of taffeta, Georgettes and printed radiums in wonderful variations. PRICED FROM $25 TO $57.50 Come In and See Them Buy your Edison at the Edison Shop and save the freight. 127 E, Main St.    2-18-tf When you get ready to paper your house see Shelton Undertaking Co. 2-4-tf

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