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Ada Evening News (Newspaper) - June 21, 1919, Ada, Oklahoma % What Does It Profit the Business Men of Ada to Have a Real Metropolitan Newspaper Unless Their Advertising Appears Therein? die eliciting ileitis VOLUME XVI. NUMBER 86 ADA, OKLAHOMA, SATURDAY, JUNE 21, 1919 TWO CENTS THE COPY John Barleycorn May Not Get Knockout Blow Until January Pictures Trans-Atlantic H n H44 i [ Airplanes Taken For Use of Navy Department MONEY ON HANO TO PAY OFF AEL HON OS DUE AYITH GOOD SURPLUS IN THE TREASURY. n.v the Associated Tress    I    experience obtained in in painting NEW YORK, June 21.—One of tile naval aviation pictures on the Westmost unique and interesting features em Front of the navy's recent transatlantic    During tin* three weeks the Mel- ___flight is the compilation for the Ville was stationed at Portia Delgada historical archives of the Navy De- Lieutenant Hut I an made nearly a The citv finances of Ada were partnient of a complete pictorial dozen sketches in oil, llustiating never in better condition than they record ol tile Hight, int’ I tiding draw— the nios interesting and ext iting are at present.    There    is    money on    mgs, sketches, photographs, motion    "cene', ol the (light. One sketili hand to    meet    every    need    and    not    pictures and oil paintings. I his rec-    shows the arrival of the NU4 at HSI IEI ES?. !TLv    ira.-   dov.-Iopn.ent of the \-t: I'.mta Ih-lga.la with ol*;,.;.* crowd* type of plains in which the flight lining th** beach and all ships in tin* -    .    .    was made, besides depicting scenes harbor outlined iu hunting and flags. of the fiscal year July ISI. but there ^    ^    „, I1S f or    flgll ,     Am , tl „. r shows the arrival of lh.- and its progress across the ocean, damaged seaplane NL-3 which nio-Navy photographers photographed tored into port under her own power every interesting phase of the prep- atter being adrift for 35 hours. aration:* and the' trial flights at    Two of the pictures illustrate Rockaway Reach. Later when the    planes passing a destroyer station course had been selected, other    ship. The first, a day view, shows photographers were sent to Halifax,    the plane flying above storm clouds ' in are at present. There is money on mg] to meet every need and not only are there funds to pay off all interest and bonds due at the end * July 1st, but ti will be quite a surplus besides. Commissioner Jones went into dead with a reporter for the News yesterday in explaining the condition the city is in. He stated that heretofore there had been a deficit on July 1st which it was neces- photographers were sent to Halifax, the plane flying above storm cloi sary to carry over until the taxes y Trepasssy, N. K.; Lolita Dei- and tin* destroyer tossing about for the first half of the incoming gada. Azores; Lisbon, Portugal, and a rough sea. The other, a night view', City Moonshine Still Perplexing Problem For United States Officers PRESIDENT WILSON TO CALL WARTIME PROHIBITION ACT OFF MINUTE PEACE PACT IS SIGNED. MRS. ORVILLE SNEAD AND M. F. MANVILLE MAKE REPORTS AT HARRIS HOTEL LUNCHEON FRIDAY. (By EDWARD M. THIERRY) ATLANTA, Ca., June 20.—Hostilities in tin* moonshine war will soon break mil in tin* city sector. WASHINGTON, June 21.—President Wilson has in mind the issuance of a proclamation declaring the army of the United States demobilized when Germany signs the peace treaty. Germany is expected their century-old monopoly in the The 12 o’clock luncheon given at manufacture of illicit whiskey And the Harris hotel Friday for the ex- i1h ‘ revenuo &rm>, hitherto lighting recently produced 80 OOO gallons of t0 s , the ;    .     June 23 ^; Sk £\? ,a ^ Ut    » she signs it on that date or be- !    I’fruit hrandv dis’I foreJune SO, and the president Is- caiY uui iii tin' mi Dcviui.    registered as a trim nranay dis-    ,.    *    .,    *    .    .... Mountain   are gradually losing 11 illery, but whiskey was the secret su ?. s his proclamation of demob*- p    ‘    product    zation, the results will be that pro- lls moonshining activity was un- hibition will be postponed until the covered through discovery bv a constitutional amendment takes ef- revenue officer that 963,000 pounds; feet next January. of sugar had been ordered from    Variety    of    Motives. one wholesaler.    This highly important informa- Family Stills Art* Safe    tion was obtained from sources Detroit, dry for more than a close to the White House. It may .tin* moonshiners almost exclusively ecuti*> members of the Red Cross     un (he Appalachian mountain front, was marked by the reports from    will find things just as hot in the Mrs. Orville Snead and Mr. M. F. cities    . v, - n .    ,    .    The    city    man    is    getting    into    the .Manville, w no nave just returned    g P {_rieh-quick moonshne game with    year,    has    developed    moonshining    be    relied    upon    as    representing    the from the Southwestern division con- j both feet. He’s borrowing mountain    into    a    science.    Numerous    big    stills;    present    state    of    the    president’s mind ference of the Red Cross, which methods, systematizing and improver..,    ♦    ta ti    ... ,    . ing them. After July I he will be- held at 1,a,Ias on Wednesday ( „ B me Uu . higgpst * faclor in the of this week.    moonshine war. This conference was one of the Revenue men almost to a man three held bv the officials of the admit that no matter how large a Southwestern division. Its purpose I raiding force the government has was to lav out the plans of the I wili be utterly impossible to have been destroyed by government! and a certain forecast of his action year were paid, but this year it is    Plymouth, England,    where landing    shows the plane silhouetted    against    home    service    work.    The    other    two    P n ‘ ven t    the    operation of    small    lam- different. There is money on hand    stations ami oases    had been es-    the moon and the destroyer    aglow    conferences    were    held    at St.    Louis    [*'    service    stills    in    thousands    ot now to meet all demands and a tablished. Several thousand feet with lghts and her searchlights and Wichita. Kans., on Monday and    ii w J'.llw, t«* great deal that can be appropriated of motion picture film and several piercing the darkness. Another     1-    I    farm    noons    nine    irusi for extensions and improvements.    hundred photographs were taken at    sketch represents the crew    of the severa l reasons why    these stations ami    from these a    NC-1 being rescued by the    Greek There are there is more money now than usual in the general fund. One reason is the street taxes nave been paid better this year than previously. careful selection will be made for steamer Ionia. Others picture ex-tlie department's permanent pie- citing incidents during the periods tonal record.    I    that the NL-1 and NC-3 were adrift The task of making a pictorial in the rough seas. ,    ^    record on canvas was entrusted to The artist contemplates painting Another is the police tines ha e Lieutenant C. E. Rutfan, I . S. N. IL, a panoramic view of Ponta Delgada created a greater amount. And a ^ ^ ew yorL who was designated harbor at the time of the NC-Vs I third is the water department ha? ^ t j ie % aV y Department as the Of- arrival for a frieze iii the building, brought in a much larger sum. This    artist    for the fight. He was section of the Navy Department to is due to the fact that more peo- temporarily assigned to the T. 8. (be devoted to aeronautics. It is! pie are using water and that Com- ^ Melville, which acted as a supply probable that the pictures will he missioner Deal has been successful a mj repair ship for Che seaplanes placed on exhibition within a short Friday of this week. The delegates in attendance (Continuua on Page 8.1 What the government does hope a to do is to put the big city moon- Improvements at Ada Milling Company Plant at Ponta Delgada. Lieutenant Hut- time and later assigned a permanent tau, who is a qualified pilot, brought place in Hie Navy Department ji in making collections in this department. The amount of money received from use of water fast year was $18,790. During the year now closing the amount received is $24,-141.98. This is an increase of some $5,352. It is no wonder with such an increase there is a surplus in the treasury. The surplus on hand will probably be used to make needed improvements in the water and street departments. The engineers are now busy estimating tne cost of needed improvements in the street and water departments and as soon as there are    Imnt*'    had    written    his    “Iii-    shot    I completed work will betrin in^tnany ; fl . rm ■ Klm-eniines used lo poult •‘"'J I shiner out of business. Revenue men think they can prevent illicit whiskey making on a large scale. There now exists close approaches to “moonshine trusts” in the mountains, notably in Northern Georgia. But this is an infant industry compared lo big “Crusts” that probably will attempt lo operate in large cities. I found moonshining has already started on a big scale in New York. In Chicago an illicit distillery to the work a long and valuable building in Washington. Damned Parade Worst Thing About Wan Says One Local Doughboy Manager C. H. Barnes and Super-i * . e    u e •» i    , ut tem T. S. Ables returned to-1 "I’*; 1 ""? 1    ».    .'' >ar    before    it    was    an    old two-storv lay from Shawnee where they had I"" ""I "I l>n.-Jne.-> r.yntly. II had (Continued o day from Shawnee where they gone to confer with the head office regarding extensive improvements I I to be made in the Ada plant. Mr. Barnes informs us that the mill will undergo a complete overhauling. new machinery installed, capacity increased and the mill I brought up T o the highest point of i efficiency enabling the production j of a superior quality of both soft ; and hard wneat flour.® Following the improvements to be made ini the mill a new' and larger ware-1 raiders, but countless “family” stills are continuing to operate with impunity. The biggest moonshining (still over operated was recently put out of busness by revenue officers in Chattanooga, Tenn. The story is familiar to most of the country— of the wealthy club man who installed mechanically perfect apparatus for making whiskey on a wholesale scale in the basement of his apartment bouse. In an Atlanta city I found revenue officers had raided a wholesale candy factory. Two stills, each of 150 gallon capacity, were found on the top floor, making whiskey as fast as a registered distillery. Still in Downtown Atlanta. Here in Atlanta a few weeks ago a moonshine still was found in the heart of the city, five minutes from Five Points—Atlanta's public square. Two months before a man rented frame house, one on *>age Eight.) unless some unforeseen difficulty develops to change his decision. The president is said to be actuated by a variety of motives. In the first place he is said to believe thai it would only be fair to the interests affected to allow them additional time to wind up their affairs. Moreover, such action would ease the situation and lighten the burden of taxation. No Labor Influence. Those from w r hom this interesting information was obtained denied that the president was being influenced by the attitude of the American Federation of Labor which went on record last week urging th© repeal of the war time prohibition act. It has been intimated that if the president met labor’s wishes on the subject of the proh : bition legislation he would strengthen labor’s friendly feeling toward his league of nations policy. different quarters. Districts In the paving flu. Himbmhopir lino in nioooaI hoUS ® wl11 be reeled for handling ' By |Jjt . Assoc , ated p re89 tnt iiinut humg lint tit pit I an( j storing large quantities of V v will\T"m\ I «» tin* second division thru u .    j    .    ,    -    .    i    VVASmiiAG    FUA,    .1 ti tut at i unu it \ isiuit luiu. wheat, corn and commercial feed .    .. I md 2 on Main and     1,11,1 ollf a ' * tllt ‘ man wbo ,ias rauo -r*as- paid and improvements made. Mr.     1 Jones says they have the money to repair the holes in the paving,j in these districts and it will be done in a few days The administration of Commis-    J sioners Kitchens, Jones and Deal been    knew    little    about    the    bai-    stuffs.    insuring    a    complete    stock    of    work    in    tin* urn* army in 21. any THE CONCESSIONS ASKED BY GERMANY By the Associated Press BERLIN, June 21.—Mathias Erz- ; berger, probable head of the new | German peace delegation, is reported to have    sent a    note    to Clemen- ceau, as president    of    the confer ence, asking whether or not the allies will agree to an immediate admission of Germany to the League ___   _I of Nations. He also wishes ta know 1 if the powers will consent to limit . Y. M. C. A. was untrained for this Germany’s indemnity to a hundred -Social    kind    of    work    and    it    soon    found    it-    billion gold    marks    and    to renounce future I “lf    in    a    maze    of    business    and    tech-I their effort    to have    the    former kais- Government Should Handle Social Work In Army, The Experts Say tor <un boys won* more dcadj a ]j Ri n( j 8 0 f f eP( j throughout the I emergency should alive, and lay in their fox spaRun be The Improvements as con- j the government itself thous- snl gj 0 non-sectarian agency, in the!came the Ada 10    1 best flou ik.iti.iLk -I    difficulties    with    which    it    was     er    surrendered.    The    note    does    not Damned    unable at first to cope. In the minds! sa y whether or not Germany will through a|of the soldiers, it immediately be- si S n the Peace treaty if these eon- a commercial organization, cessions are made. of the lie and * opinion of Raymond IX Fosdick.t antl l' 1 ^ 111 this stigma it has never ' ..I,.,.if    succeeded    in    treeing    itself, chairman o tilt Ct smc , j- ar ^ fj U4 e ff ec ^ 0 f jj ie trans— I bas been marked by progress in every particular and it is doubtful of there are three men in the city who could work more harmoniously for the good of the city than ther-e have done. The News congratulates them on their success. a heated tent of the 142nd in- Traming Lamp Activites, expressed in a report made public today by Germans had all tin* time we are proud to see the Ada Mill- Hie War Department. Secretary lug Company prepare to take care Baker was said to be ‘‘Substantially Asked to Form Cabinet. By the Associated Press PARIS, June 21.—Dispatches re- ilitary after- General i>taff that during the fight-! noon stated that Herr Mueller, hav- fer of the canteens went on the army command, the report contin- ceived over the American mili lied, “it was a genuine relief to the I wire into Germany early this ai Normal Notes be theirs in the future. | Rivalries engendered by the see-men in charge of the mill at tarian nature of the Young Men's place are the character of men Christian Association, Knights of .........      .    — glad to welcome to our city, Columbus, Jewish Welfare Board waiting we finally gathered from place to stop. It one unit laded to an( j the whole community will be lur other societies sharing in the intimate personal friends a part of K ‘ ,< ‘I ) l ]P*     W0U, o he flanked j glad to know of the extensive Im- the story of a forty hour march undent off. I his was what happened pavements contemplated at the Ada without rest and the wild hurri- to part of the regiment. Another mil j # cane in the valley of the Alane, it| regiment was checked for a while    - was a composite story, too, for while! aI, d as we advanced we were en-l most of them tell of the deeds ofi , .| la ‘^ d machine guns on our their comrades, none of them has Hanks. I hat s when B and F Coni-anything to say concerning himself, panics were riddled. They were fir-“We were half dead when Hieing ,nl V f ™ in J^r«e directions battle began and half of us werejwhen I- Company lost most of its ut ol 172 it had 39 left. There was    no    picture show at the Normal last night as the machine has not yet arrived.      ^____ The enrollment today stand's ( p. a( j or wounded when it ended,”    ^ ul where it was yesterday—886.    That’s the way it was told bv a cook Ane country was almost a prai- H. G. Faust,    superintendent of     w lio    deserted    his kitchen    and car-|rie country    with pines    and    cedars the Shawnee    schools was a wel-    rj P ,i     a rifle with the    infantry as it scattered about. As    we    lay    in the visitor    at    the Normal yes-    rut    its wav    thru    the    Prussiani Krass Hie    bullets    from machine Final Flashes From A. P. Wires come terdav. Guards. “All night of Saturday, all KUHS would mow the gras* around Bom** exciting experiences, the son of Dr. and Mrs. B. F. Sui Hvan of Ada Prof. C. S. Meek left this morning for his home in San Antonio, Texas, after four days with the Normal. While here Mr. Meek delivered five addresses and proved himself to be one of the greatest He is were emptied excel________ ______ v\»* could find rn horse tracks. Sun-!located we would rush out and kill! he gunners. Always they would day night our guide got lost and 1110 gunners. we traveled in a circle for houp.I come out yelling t hey Kamerad,” but We reached the front Monday morn- we deeded all our men at the front ing, and without food or water lay| a,ld couldnt spare anyone to fcke for a day and night under the first Ahem to the rear. So we had to kill shell fire we had ever heard. Ahem. “On our wav up to the front we ‘You remember Sergeant Adams .had    marched thru the Hindenberg    —Hie boy they used to call ‘Doll lecturers the Ada Normal    has ever    p,,,.     w her©    Gouramis Fifth Army    Hack. He was killed trying to keep known. He was delighted    with    the    | iu ,j    f 0llg h|    f or months and where    Ma bien from going too fast. He work being done here and says    he    j j 1# .     8 o CO nd    division had cut thru    was lying in the grass motioning will be glad when the opportunity only a few days before. It was a men down when a sniper shot comes for him to visit East Central ghastly sight. Nothing but shell hjm between the eyes. Lieutenant again.    *    I    craters, barbed wire, broken equip- Dr. Andrew Thomas Smith is the ! merit, abandoned cannon, and many next feature speaker on the sum- thousand skeletons of French and mer program. He comes from the J German soldiers who had lain un-WeBtchester. Pa., Normal, and needs buried for months. Over all were no Introdnotion as he has already, millions of flies and the unbearable appeared here twice before. He    of th' 1 balIh'field. will deliver his first lecture Monday , , After Monday midnight, morning. the Harrison also was killed while instructing the boys how to protect themselves. None of us had any chance, but some of us were lucky  -that’s all. nimense business which is ( m accord'" with Mr. Fusiliers views. j ng days of the army, it did not ing failed to form a cabinet. Dr. have to handle the ever trouble- Edouard David, former presdent of some canteen problem.    the national assembly, had been “The charge that the Y. M. L. A. I asked to assume the task. made money out of the canteen isj    - •,    . ...    ..y    ,    ,of course, erroneous,” said Mr. Campaign fund Fosdiek. “However, high its prices Cmirthmi*0 ut $172,000,000, Mr. frosdick found may have been in individual lo- I'UU.riilUUoG lYUl&O to have provided ‘The    worst    pos-    calities,    considered    as a business!    _ sible basis tor social    work    with    venture    the    total    results show the army, a result for which he! large losses.”     Mrs -    Gladys    Maddox    is now em- held the Training Camp Commission Another ground for criticism    as deputy in the office of the responsible for having turned to the Y. M. L. A., which Mr Fosdiek tax col l ector * She will serve with IlftW jfrivate agencies.    said was somewhat justified was iii Mr - Sw affar, who goes in on the “It soems to me," said Mr. Pos-[the character of its personnel. While first -dick, that the lesson of the war many of its men were well quad- County Agent Hill reports two big iii social work involves perhaps fied for their work, lie said, Tnany! rains yesterday where he was in three points; The eliminaion pf others were utterly unadapted tb| the east part 01 Ahe county. in this purpose and had no commoni The five men arrested at the negro picnic Thursday night all plead guilty yesterday. Two of them were (fined $10 each, two were fined $5  .... ....... ....... v,. proper i each    and    the    fifth    was fined    $16. Discussing the work    of the six    qualifications    being    in most cases They    were    tried    before Justice    An- ,    ,    , iii the army.    Person. the army, Hie report, said the Young    ——-—_ j    Six    wedding    licenses    were    issued Men’s Christian Association, hand-    Unable to Pick Cabinet     b >’     the    county    clerk’s    office    yes- Img 58 per cent oJ^Tie war work| By the amocUkhI Press    •    terday. . i ....ii. «/irwi  futile! J *    Boggan    was    arrested    by Steamer Northland Aground. NEW BEDFORD. Mass., June 21. -Steamer Northland, New York to mowing with I Boston, ran aground on West Island The steamer is re- sectarian auspices; reduction ? badly damaged. The jorganizatiuns that served abroad wthj m the army ~*’*e taken to the island ** —- **--    -      1    aiin>. Sinn Fein Head Here. NEW YORK, June    21.—An nouncement was made here today that Prof. Edward Valera, president of the Irish Slim Fein republic, had landed in America and would be here Sunday. Apartments have been engaged for Valera at the Waldorf-Astoria by his secretary. Stat© of Siege Declared. COBLENZ. June 21.—A state of siege has been declared in the district of Munster in Westphalia because of the Partacan disturbances, according to information reaching American headquarters here. Let a Want Ad sell it for you. American artillery opened up and i GArland Shepard was with him kept, it up for several hours. It I when he was killed. Garland was was tne same artillery that had 1    (Continued    on    Page    8.) A    Socialist    Invader    to    Cabinet? capt.    Pierce wa*    killed by a PARIS,    June 21.—President shell after ‘ho    bad been    wounded    Ebert haji    requested Herman Muel- and Wbeing    helped    to    the rear.    i e r, the majority Socialist leader, to form a    new German cabinet, according to    advices received by the American peace delegation. budget and wrtll 6,000 represent*- ,berlin, June 20.—After lives III H ranee, was h> tar Hie all day conferences with various I WaIter G °y ne on a warrant issued of criticisni fronlThe 3 sokl’iersfn party factions . Ihe government this IJJ 1 Idabel He is charged with em-or a mc ism Jiom Hit soldiers inj evening declared itself unable to be zzKm^nt. He was visiting rela- pick a new cabinet. It was decided ; tives here at the time of his ai r «st. to postpone the effort for forty-1 Sheriff Duncan and Deputy Goyne eight hours. France. “Some of this criticism is merited,” said Mr. Fosdiek, “much of it is due, I believe, to misunderstanding.” The bulk of the complaint arose from Young Men’s Christian Association operation of army canteens which Chairman Fosdiek said was a mistake, although it was undertaken as a service to the army and released a large combat ant personnel. From early days the canteen had been an army perquisite and the soldiers could not understand why it should be handed over to a “private society which was at the same time raising millions at home for support,” the report said, and continued: “Moreover, the personnel of the Asked to Form i'ablnet. By the Associated Presa ROME, June 21.—King Victor Edouard David, former president of Nitti, former minister of the treasury, to form a cabinet, the Giornale d’ Italia announces semi-officially. Germans Sink Own Ships. By the Associated Press LONDON, June 21.—It is reported this afternoon that ships of the German war fleet at Scapa Flow had been sunk by their crews. The admiralty promised a statement tonight in this connection. went to another picnic on Sandy last night but it was quite different from the one ihe night before. All was quiet and peaceful on this occasion and the officers say the barbecue they had was some of th© finest they had ever seen. “THE HOME-LIKE CHURCH’' invites you into ifs fellowship next Sunday. It is after a member for every day in June.    It METHODIST FRIENDS will be welcomed into church membership Sunday morning. If you have no certificate, let the pastor get one for you.    It