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Ada Evening News (Newspaper) - June 6, 1919, Ada, Oklahoma %\\t Hba Chewing ileitis volume xvi. NUMBER 73 ADA, OKLAHOMA, FRIDAY, JUNE 6, 1919 TWO CENTS THE COPY STRIKE TIES UP SHIPPING AT PORT OF VANCOUVER TODAY Bolsheviki Claim to Be Regaining Ground Bolshevik Wireless Dispatch Says Sarapul Has Been Recaptured From Admiral Koohak’s Army. MORK I’MONS JOIN STRIKE; RETURNED SOLDI KRS TO KEEP PEAC E AT WINNIPEG. By the Associated Fre^s LONDON. June f>. Bolshevik! have recaptured Sarapul on the Kama river, southwest of Penn, which was one of the import* tx towns recently takeu by Admiral Kolchak’s forces in their spring advance, according to a Bolshevik wireless message. The dispatch also -- reports that the Bolsheviki are o©n- T R A N SPORTS ARRIVE tinuing to advance in this region. M ° R pART ok*nT.NKTICTH DIVISION. WITH AND THE WIRE SYSTEMS WASHINGTON, June ^.—Telegraph and telephone companies whose lines have been controlled and operated by the government since last August I, were ordered tonight to resume immediate operation for their own account by Postmaster General Burleson. The Postoffice Department, how-e\er, under terms of Mr. Burleson’s order, retains a measure of control of the service, pending final legislative action by congress. Regulations prohibiting discrimination against wire employes because of union affiliations, maintaining existing rates and charges and instructing, companies to keep special accounts to facilitate cost settlement between themselves and the government, are retained in effect under the order issued by the postmaster general. Mr. Burleson accompanied the order with a statement giving the reasons which impelled him to tak* % the action. He asserted that the president having recommended the return of the properties, the senate interstate commerce committee having indicated that Immediate return was advisable and the house committ having, through hearings, mainfested a desire for action tower that end. he felt it his duty to return control to the various private owners. BILL TO EXTEND FEDERAL PENSIONS TO I . ( . \ . OFFERED WASHINGTON. June f,.~ A bill to extend existing pension benefits to Confederate veterans or their widow's has been introduced by Representative Upshaw (Dem.? of Georgia, w ho'says that leading Republican members of both houses of congress have assured him of their support. The preamble of the bill sets forth that these veterans ‘have proven their devotion to the Union in every conceivable way, marching in unmurmuring loyalty tq the Treasury of the nation for more than fifty years and helping to pay the pensions of their victorious brothers and by giving their sons and grandsons on the altar of our country through two victorious wars.” NEW YORK. June ♦>.— Steamer Pretoria arrived today with 95 officers and 2,812 men of the Thirty-sixth division, 144th infantry minus Company M. The Seven ty-second infantry brigade headquarters also arrived. The transport Yon Steuben arrived with a machine gun company and detachment Company L of 144th infantry, Thirty-sixth division. The Madawaska followed the Yon Steuben with the 343rd machine gun battalion, headquarters detachment, medical, ordnance and dental detachment and Companies A and B. Ninetieth division. Texas. Arizona. New Mexico and Oklahoma troops. By the Associated Presa WINNIPEG, June 6. Strengthening Winnipeg police force by 1,000 army veterans as special constables caused an increase during the night in the number of minor disi ti r bancos and personal encounters but no unusual demonstrations ocomred. Conciliation efforts have made practically no progress as the general strike enters its fourth week. In a formal proclamation published this morning. Mayor Gray I ordered the stoppage of all parades) and forbade the congregating of i crow ds on the city streets. Several ; other unions joined the strike at i Vancouver yesterday and coastwise shipping is completely tied up. Around Court House in Three Reels George Morton, weU known in court circles, was arrested by Sheriff Duncan and Policeman Wick Adair yesterday on a * charge of unlawful possession. The officers found four gallons of “choc” at his home on West Fifth. The case against Jennie Isaacs, which was set for hearing in Justice Brown’s court, was not tried because of the inability of Thomason ho appear in court. The hearing was postponed until next Monday morning at nine o’clock. MAYWOOD, ll.I,.. CXINUERN ANNUM’WES WOR I/IFS FIRST AEROPLANE EXPRESS SERVICE. Authorities Probing « Big Mine Explosion Chief of State Bureau of Mines Says Law Does Not Cover the Transportation of Explosives. PAI OK IMS P ll E MDFNX INSISTS T II \ T TREATY DOES NOT CONFLICT WITH HIS EOI BTEFX POINTS. By th** Associated 1’tvns PARIS. Jupe 6. ‘ I ain convinced our treaty project violates none t» ! my principles,” Presiutlejit Wilson *s quoted by th*' newspaper Matin as saying when he was made acquainted with th** German counter-proposals to the treaty, “ll I held a contrary opinion I would not hesitate to confess it aud would endeavor lo correct the error. Th* treaty as drawn up. however. * n-tirely conforms with my fourteen points.” Important Notice. A holders of interests in the 40-acre lease and the well drilled thereon by the Oil State Oil Company near Francis are requested to meet at the Oil State Company offices over the Oklahoma State bank at 8 o’clock Saturday evening, June 7th. Action will be taken regarding the present well and the proposed drilling of another well on the same lease.—Charles H. Rives, Trustee. 6-6-2t The county commissioners met in adjourned session this week. Routine matters wet* attended to. Nothing has yet been done by the county to repair the Francis brhlg** which was partially washed out by high water recently. The county must do the repairing as the contractors have been released from liability. Work on the bridge will be pushed as soon as the water recedes to the point making it possible. The Alridge is now in aa impassible condition. Work on the bridge across the Canali ian at Byng is also at a standstill because of high water. This bridge will be pushed to completion as quickly as possible. Heinie* ?>«flgiiig “Hies.” COBLENZ. June 6.- The doughboys of the Aff my of Occupation are keeping the Heinies busy dodging bot “flies.” There are about ten divisions of the A. E. F. in the Rhineland ai present. In the Firm division aSone there is a baseball league of 130 teams, which keeps not less than 2.000 to 2,500 men in actual play a number of afternoons each week. There is also a "basketball team for each regiment making -not less than eight teams for each division, engaging more than H>0 men in play daily. Alfred Decker A- Cohn, Chicago, New York and Montreal, manufac-turers of Society Brand Clothes, are sending out gorgeously arranged circulars and other announcements telling of the establishment at their aviation field at Maywood, 111., of the world’s first aeroplane express service. One of their announcements reads: “We take pleasure in announcing the dedication of the Society Brand Aeroplanes at our aviation field at Maywood, 111., Tuesday morning, June third, nineteen hundred nineteen, at eleven o’clock, and the inauguration of the world’s first aeroplane express service. The establishment of this service marks an epoch. It signalizes the first regular employment of the aeroplane in commercial pursuits. In adopting this 20th Century means of transportation, the makers of Society Brand Clothes were moved by the conviction thta the commercial use of the aeroplane is not only feasible but practical for quick delivery. The aeroplanes purchased for this sen ice are J-N 4—D2 model bibl ame. They are capable of a speed of 75 Hiles an hour. Ninety-five per cen* of the America and Canadian unitary aviators were trained this model. Its proven efficiency its selection for the Society service. planes will be distinguisha-a great height because of their checker board wings. Military experti * nt proved that the checkerboard marking lent highest visibility. The) were christened “Society Brand I” and “Society Brand 11“ by Mr. Harry H. Merrick, president of the Chicago Association of Commerce, at a ceremony at “Society Brand Aviation Field” on Tuesday, June 3rd, at ll a. in. This Held. located at West Street and Des Flames River, wood, extends over 4 0 acres. it a large hangar has been st met* <1 as the home for the planes. Lieut David L. Behncke. lately in charge of testing and inspection of ann* aeroplanes at Chanute Flying Field, Rantoul, 111., and holder of Aero Club of America License No. 838 and governmental permit No. 351. has been engaged as pilot. lie will be assisted by a staff ot trained aeroplane mechanics recently discharged from the army aviation corpl. ThD is indeed a new innovation, and Ada folks may in the future witness lite arrival here of one of those planes, as the Model Clothiers of Ada are agents for Society Clothes in this section. ADRIATIC METTER STILL BEFORE PEACE CONFERENCE WITH NO AGREEMENT IN SIGHT. By the Associated Press WILKESBARRE, Pa.. June 6.— State and local authorities are conducting an investigation today into the explosion yesterday in the tunnel of the Delaware and Hudson Coal Company that cost the lives of eighty-three men and injured fifty others. Early reports that the mine laws were violated by carrying men and explosives on the same train were denied by Seward Button, chief of state bureau of ; mines. Button said the state mine code contained no regulations on ; the transportation of explosives. By the Associated Press PARIS, June 6.—When the council of four met this morning, Premier Orlando w'as absent. This led to the belief that the much mooted Adriatic question is again tinder consideration. It is understood no further progress has been made by the various elements working on the solution of this problem. in led to Brand The hie at Presbyterian Mothers. You are urged to send your children to the Presbyterian church Saturday afternoon at five o’clock for the last rehearsal of the Chil-den’§ Day program for next Sun-dav. 12th May- On con- STRI ll BE FOUGHT TO FINISH HOTH SIDES OF TELEGRAPH KUS’ STRIKE CONFIDENT OF FINAL OUTCOME OE STRUtiGLE. Brand WOODMEN UNVEILING AT THE PEAT HOUSES Eighteen high school girls from Oklahoma City and five from Lawton were in the city between trains today on their way to the Devil’s Den near Tishomingo. The young ladies were chaperoned by Mrs. W. S. Hanson from the city and by Miss Cora Dilly from Lawton. They go to Tishomingo to attend the week's encampment of the Y. W. C. A. at which there are to be no less than 250 girls from Oklahoma, Texas and New' Mexico. The young ladies seemed fully equipped with camping paraphernalia. They thought it strange that the Ada high school was not to be represented. The reporter told them that as far as she knew the Ada school had no branch of the "Y.” ING OUI COPIES OE PEACE TERMS • By tho Pr**H8 PARIS. June 6.— It is understood, here that tho Berlin government is sending photographically reproduced ’copies of the peace terms to every | United .States representative and senator in congress. Imagination and Realty. “How’ did Morgan come to break with Miss Blossom? He used to say that she was as good as gold I” “Yes, but yon so** he got acquainted with a girl \vli» lins gold I** AT CENTER SUNDAY On Sunday, June 8, at 2:30 p. in., the Center Camp of the Woodmen of the World will hold a decoration and unveiling service In honor of its departed dead. Hons. Luther Harrison and Arden L. Bullock will each address the assemblage. All Woodmen and their families and friends are invited. M. F. MANVIIJ/K REAPPOINTED TO HIGH MASONIC POSITION M. F. Manville yesterday received notice of his reappointment as District Deputy Grand Master of this Masonic district, composed of something like two score lodges in this and adjoining counties. He has held this office for the three years past and his reappointment is the result of his having discharged his duties in a manner eminently satisfactory to the lodges under his supervision and to the grand lodge of the state. American. I .ast chance to see the wonderful Nazi in ova in the masterpiece, “Revelation.” It is a superb seven-reel super-feature such as is seldom seen outside of the largest cities. Ask those who saw it yesterday. By the Associated Press ATLANTA, Ga.. June ti. Confidence in the outcome of the strike inaugurated by the Commercial Telegraphers’ union on the Western Union in ten southeastern states in support of local strikers is expressed by leaders of both sides. H. C. Wort hen, general manager of the Southern division of the Western Union, declared the return of wire properties by the Postmaster general “gfves our executives a clear hand to fight to a finish.” P. G. Convilie, chief of the union, intimated. that a nation-wide strike would be ordered if it proved necessary. Strikers Will ll*' Barred. By the Associated Pros* NEW YORK, June 6.—Western Union employes who joined the telegraphers* union on assurance of the postmaster general that there would be no discrimination in their regard will not be taken back if they strike, Newcomb Carlton, president of the company, announced today. . Liberty. Another program of music, fun | and beauty by Gardiner’s Ragtime Revue. Entirely new. The pie- j ture program features the drama, j “Hard Boiled,” with Dorothy Dal- j ton in the leading role. MADE AI E. C. NITRO-4■ LY<'ERIN EXPLOSION NEAR FT. WORTH KILI/8 2 By tin* A*aoeiat«*d Press FORT WORTH, Tex., June 6.— A nitro-glycerin wagon blew up this morning ten. miles west of Fort Worth, killing the i^iver and a passenger. The wdgon wras owned by an oil company. Let a Want Ad get It for j’ou. Let a Want Ad get It for you. Goodyear tires and tubes. We j have a good sized stock. Good prices. Come in and see mc. Grant Irwin. Phone No. 2 6-6-31 Mrs. Graf’s line of home-made boxed candy, “the candy that made Milwaukee famous.” at Mrs. Land’s. 6-4-3t Let a Want Ad get It for you. The students and faculty of the normal are down to hard work now and excellent progress is being made in all lines. This morning the enrollment was 852. When in the city the first of the w’eek Otis Weaver presented the normal with $25 to be applied on the memorial gateway which is to be erected In honor of the normal boys w’ho served in the army and navy. WEATHER FORECAST. Generally fair is the way the weather man reads the signs for Saturday. THE INDIAN CAME OF BAIL OR TOLIN For three hundred years, and perhaps more, the Indians of America have indulged in the game of ball—Tolik, as it is known—tho basic features of which have practically remained the same, and in the mutations of time only slight changes have occurred and those changes caused by the passing of the red man from savagery into civilization. How’ever. slight changes have been made in the game of Tolik in the last hundred years. It is still the amusement of the full bloods, whether Creek, Seminole, Choctaw or Chickasaw’, and when played by him represents, as nearly as possible. the exact conditions of a hundred years ago. He glories still in the achievements of his ancestors. The ways of the white man appeal to him only so far as they do no dishonor or disgrace to his Indian blood. The white man’s game of ball is, to him, a very mild and tame a rn u s e m e n t. Physical prowess, astuteness, fleetness of foot, endurance and bravery are all combined in Tolik and are his natural propensities. He feels no pleasure in the jibes and jeers of the “rooters” on rhe "bleachers.” ’ Sport to be enjoyable to him must possess the elements of physical endurance and danger. The changed conditions of the Indians social and communial life (have necessarily wrought change in his amusements. He has so perfectly merged into the busy, hustling activities of his environment that, in a large measure,* he has come to enjoy the ways and habits of his conqueror. He is no longer the (hunter, the warrior or the savage that so many writers picture him-— rather; however, a man of quiet ways, splendid personal appearance, domestic tastes, high and honorable ideals of life and .government. However, he still feels occasionally the call of the wild, and at such times he enjoys the pastime that his ancestors looked upon as a most complete sport. Formerly eleven points or more were .played—a point representing the touching of the opponents’ goal by the ball; today usually six points only are played. A story is printed in today’s Tulsa World concerning Erwin Jeter, who is charged with the killing of a man named McGloth-lin, near Sand Springs, on May 9th. Jeter’s sister, Miss Lillian. Jeter, is also mixed in the case as a witness. It appears that Mc-Glouthlin controlled property through which a creek ran in which the Jeters and others bathed. McGlothlin insulted several girls for bathing in the creek. Erwin Jeter took the matter up and In a difficulty which followed McGlothlin was shot to death. At the preliminary’ trial yesterday Jeter was released on bond signed by all his neighbors. The Jeters, we understand, sire former citizens of Ada and have many relatives and friends here now who sympathiio with them in their trouble.
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