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   Ada Evening News (Newspaper) - June 25, 1919, Ada, Oklahoma                                 “/ Love to Love a Mason, ’Cause a Mason Never Tells," Said a Sweet Young Thing of Eighteen, at the Masonic Banquet Last Evening  VOLUME XVI. NUMBER 89  bio returns!  ADA, OKLAHOMA, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 25, 1919  TWO CENTS THE COPY  Eleven New Business Buildings To Be Built on West Main Street  Great Snakes! Here  9 s a Preacher Who Can ’t Live On Fifty Thousand a Year  Taxable Values Increase Million and Half Dollars; Interesting Figures Given  Work Will Start at Once on Modern Structures to Take Care of City’s Growth.  STAR VIX ti BY THOUSANDS IS THU WAY A RED CROSS LIEUTENANT DESCRIBES THINGS.  By the Associated Press .  LONDON,— I By Mail-)  The  -    ALTER    SIX WEEKS OF INDUS-  500 to maintain these two estab- j TRIAL STRIFE AS RESULT  lishments, and to keep a motor, and  By the A—Petaled Tress  LONDON. (By Mail)—"I have seen towns where there were 7,000 refugees losing 1,000 of them monthly through starvation. I have seen a town thirty miles from the railroad reduced by starvation  Bishop at London. Dr. Ingram, with ;     Ihe  minimum    of ten servants    abso-  a salarj of 50.009, finds that he     lutely needed    for    Fulham    Palace   cannot keep up both of the real- ;     a i one   donees which go with his position. I    ..y ou muM    gee ..     he gaid    can .  OF STRIKE. ALL IS WELL.  By the Ansi feinted Presa  and proposes to rent or sell Ms town  not be doBe .  You ask your wlves . I     June   Eleven new business build-  In tomorrows paper will be found There is gadding ma-, i n g S , modem in every re-  house.  six weeks of industrial strife.  The Bishop’s town house is Pessimists have told me I would not    ” .f ”  situated in St. James- Square, about;  be able even to keep Fulhanl PaI .    ''    "    Benet    a1    strike,    call  the most aristocratic area of Lot.-     ace goln „  bu ,  t lntand 1o    make a      ed    Ma> 1   don. It was once he home of the    g rea t effort before parting    w  fnTen a d7vW- a,i0n  ° f 4 000 ,0 2 000     °'  Warwick and the chureh     historic possession of the    church  •rwi l • w ,    bought    it    some    two    centuries    ago.  That is what is happening in Ar-menia. according to Lieutenant Mel    residence    is    lulham  the tax assessor's figures for year 1919. A perusal of these figures will reveal many interesting figures. Among them are the following:  The number of horses in the  Of Af.*- county decreased from 6308 to  5293, a difference of 1016. Their value decreased $81,890.  The number of mules decreased with  from 4789 to  4173. a falling off of  for 1300 years.”  5th In sympathy  striking metal trades workers end- ; 616 ’  The,r value <lwr{ ‘ a8 ‘“ d  164,360. ith a «a , L._ ,,    . .    !    Cattle increased from 23215 to  • f  shor,ly b ‘ ,fore  nud-night last:  2 3387. an Increase of 172.   n *8 b *-    Goats    decreased    from    132    to    40,  The central strike committee a decrease of 92.  Swine decreased from 9238 to  chine listed th tne county.  There are only 22 typewriters list-  spect, will be built on West  ed in the county. This is a decrease Main Street. Ada. of 28. The 22 are listed at $665.    m     u     •    • %    ,.  This information was  The value of all the diamonds in the county is placed at $3,475, an increase of $259 over last year.  Personal property in all increased  one n f {hp 'rnpn intprp^fpt) in from $4,444,875 to $4,740,650, an     U Ule IIlen  “ltereSiea in  given to the News this morning by R. W. Simpson,  -----------  The    Bishop    is    in    the    same    boat\ agreed to order all men back to  Ville Chater of the American Red  Palace > which is across the Thames  w ^j 1  numerous Cross, who has arrived in London from the suburb of Putney, where Thev    Annnir*t*»a  after a i extensive tour of the Near the Oxford-Cam-bridge boat races ... *w *  T_   Altona was also called off last  others of the clergy.  work  Thursday, June 26th, at ll 7893, a falling off of 1345. Their inted to a position    Th<>    strike    in    Edmonton    and    |    value    decreased    $15,040.  start.  East.  Conditions There, he told The    _    ______,    _____  Associated Press representative, are The bishop explained to a dio- larger than they' can maintain on simply appalling. The people are in cesan conference that $32,500, of  the  salary, so that It constitutes a rags. Disease, no less than starva- his income went for income tax  liabi, itv rather than an asse*. Sev-tion, is taking a heavy toll, and it *„ n er-tav mimical    \    i.     6ral  important church officials have  is difficult to check its spread be- ,    ’’    ‘-cs    and    in-     c i ose( i their houses during the war,  cause there are no medicines or dis- _^ 1Tanot  - That left him only $17,- > and lived in less expensive Quarters, infectants to be had. The people will have to be fed by outsiders, he said, until the harvest which follows the next sowing.  The new Armenian state known as the Republic of Erivan is a country so despoiled by the Turks, the Red Cross officer stated, that it does not possess even any seed grain.     s   “During the war,” he said, “The Turks made systematic attempts to destroy th Armenian people. They forced their way through Armenia with the intention of joining forces with the Tartars to the north, mass-  with a certain salary, "and living." night. The Vancouver strike will from 6 to IO. The “living’’ is a rej^dence, often probably end speedily.  Ada Masonic Lodge the Recipient of Much Praise On Last Night’s Function  increase of $295,775.    j    construction.  The number of organs decreased The buildings will be lo-rom 308 to 173.    cated    on    the    south    side    of  decrease of IO.   a     Main street, commencing at  The average value of land in-} the  S as  office and running  creased from $17.77 per acre to    to the COmtr of Stockton.  increased    122.80 per acre. The total value for    The  s j 7P n f    hnilHintrQ  this year is $5,697,220. This is an .,,,    -    .     e     ^OUliamgS  Wagons decreased from    2712    to    increase    of $1,380,320. There    are  2501, a decrease of 211.    13,247 town lots rendered for    tax-  Guns decreased from 320 to    133,     a tion;    their average value    is  a decrease of 187.    $248.44.    The total increase in    val-  Watches decreased from 394 to  ue  town lots is $222,321.  263, a    decrease    of    131.    The total increase in the value I    will hp ninHprn in mronr  The    number of pianos    increased    of property of all kinds is $1,335,- I    _    every  from fl8 to 4 22.    572.  Threshing machines  will be 25 feet and running back 80 feet. They will be built of tapestry brick, with modern glass fronts, and  IF GERMAN HEADS AUTHORIZ-ED TO SIGN TREATY IM> NOT RETORT St MIN TROUBLE STARTS.  Sawed Dead Girl’s Body In Half to Get It Through  By Marvin Rrcrtvn.  Ada Lodge Xd 119, Ancient, Free and Accepted Masons, is the  TRAIN SCHEDULE WILL CHANGE AGAIN  By the Associated Pre**  FARIS. June 25.—If the heads of the allied powers in Paris do not hear from he German heads at Weimar very soon. regarding the German delegation's attitude toward signing t lie peace treaty, an ultimatum will be immediately sent to the German government, according to information from the Paris of-  actine and committing widespread recipient today o< much praise and depredations as they marched. On    .    .    *  their wav back thev swept Armen-     con ^ ia "Lumn nom the lamilies ol  la clean, for the Armenians at the    ! ,s    a “ a a11 vlsitiI, S  men >-  time of the armistire had only 22,-    * r * °! craJt - ' vll °  bad ,be  pleas-  OOO soldiers in the field. The Turks     U!e 01 a,ten ding the banquet and i     __  wantonly destroyed everything in  p: °S’ani given for their benefit at  their path. The result is' that the U»e  B apti« church    last evening.    Another    notice    of    change    in     fl    f    Reut<|r >_    , imltpd   Armenian republic has no cattle. ,  Ha ^ ni taken 6V6ry  regular de- schedule on the Frisco railroad has  Th °J    J: “ rn .  seed grain, flour—nothing at all Ti** known to the craft. I feel a f  been ivcoived in Ada. The change to eat.”    liberty to speak freely of Masonry,    will affect one train only and will  The American committee for Re-  and being a  member of a lodge in go into effect June 29th. lief in the Near East is making ev-  another  state, I feel at liberty to The change affects train No. 507 err effort according to Lieutenant  (a *ulat** Ada lodge, her master, which arrives at Ada now at 7:10 Chafer to succor the starcing Ar-  warden8 £Dd  numbers in a way P- rn. By the new schedule this   _that rn r%rf oc t       ...; 11 I    4^1____«___ a j . a r    _  The city commissioners have condemned the old barn that sits near The ultimatum will demand the the wmter tank on the Frisco rail-immediate appointment of plenipo- road and ordered it moved away, fentiaries within a given number of The barn is on the alley north of hours, and they will be required to North Townsend avenue. It is own-act at once.    ed by D. C. Jeter. It is one of the  If is thought that the peace treaty oldest buildings in the city. It will will be signed either Friday or Sat- be torn dowm and the lumber used  elsewhere.  particular.  Joe I. Davis, the architect, is at work today on the plans and specifications for the new 2  structures and as soon as he has completed n    w\    n    ryw    P^ ans  work will begin.  Basement Door of Shop  l V ls exp ^ te , d that , a force   ~ of wen will be employed in   -the construction of the  entire court room was buildings before the end of  AGHAST AS CRIMINAL    RE-     nPY f    wppIc  LATED DETAILS OF HOR-    rl    i i    „  rible ciuME.    it    has been    realized    for    _some    time that the    business  By th. Associated Press    j    Section Of the City DlUSt  bologna, italy, june 25.—The have more room and these  trial of Alfred Coechi, charged with buildings Collie in answer to the murder of Ruth Cruger in New    , j nr <->»•  York in 1917, has been interrupted    demand. Mr. Simpson  for an indefinite period to enable Says the citizenship does not  the court to examine papers in the intend that anv hncinpcc  case of Cocchi’s wife whom he tes-     1U  ,    OUSineSS  tiffed killed the girl.    house shall leave here for  Cocchi told yesterday of having lack of a place to CaiTV On iris body in half in ii •„ 1______  WILE BE MOVED AWAY  ficult problem. Food is carried to Interior points by native bullock carts.    •  While the Erivan Republic is  mankind himself was upon earth—I which now leaves Ada at 4:45 p. is all that is claimed for it, was rn. never better demonstrated than in the addresses and other features of  nut- '.ne    nepuDUC’ is ..    ,    ---- r\    n *    *  starving, its neiehbor Georgia la  ,he . P ro P'» n > rendered on this oc- POUQJHQJlt PlCRUDS thriving Thrnnirhniit the ennntrv Casion.    J*  t mony of signing will be at two o’clock in the afternoon.  Attention Sir Knights.  Court News  thriving. Throughout the country Lieutenant Chater said he saw fine  That Ada Lodge No. 119 typifies  praline lands and iarpe benda and ! ver> cbari,abl <y benevolent and flocks. The Georgians were not I  fra,f ’ rnal  PriBeipIe taupnt and incul-  molested by the Turks and the country has had to deal with few Armenian refugees except those at Tif-lis, to which city Turkish Armen-,    .    . .    .    .  tans have fled since 1315. Tens of *“^rtainment last evening thousands of Armenian orphans are    function    Iasi  now there.  Mrs. Rae Dobbins of Oklahoma  cated by this great and noble in-  Clty is here 00 a vislt to Miss K<ina  stitution throughout the entire civ-  Dol) *>ins and other relatives at Fitz-  sawed the girls uouy in nan rn 4-u^* u.    i  order to get it through the door tfieir Dusiiiess and as these of his basement bicycle shop, but buildings xviii be rented at  he insisted that the girl was dead ; « lnw vqTd if io when the sawing was done.    , lOW late it Is expected   _I    entire    court    room was aghast they will be filled just as  A complaint has been filed in horrible    of    TheMMden,    ^ OS they Can be erected.  o ,       i     count > r     court    against    Paul    Hoiley       There    will be eleven of  hm*cial conclave this evening at on a charge of selling intoxicating FRENCH RTRmnva rn    j-Lo    iv,    «ll  8 o’clock for work in tho r..,i liquors.    .    rTvENi    H    ELEt^oNS    To    , the buildings in all. They  rn „ „    .    ,    _    Un    nhLU    I    SEUTEMHER  Tax Collector Lee Dagga reports    _____  the taxes as somewhat slow in By the Associated Press  o'clock for work in the Red j liquors. Cross degree.—C. G. Bradford, Com.  MICKIE SAYS  hugh.  ilized world, was parent to every  one present at their reception and     Mrs  Homer Phelps left this aft  ernoon for Ravia in response to a ...    ,    evening     wa *    message    stating that her mother,  simply in keeping with the general j Mrs. M. E. Hays, was ill.  “The Armenian? are praying for P r0 ^ retifiiv ‘ policy ort Ada Lodge, an American    mandatory.    Thov    think     yet H eeemB     fifing that    it was dated    W. H. Ledbetter,    who has been  they    would    never    be    free    under    any     to occur cn    st - John’s    Day, a    day    visiting    his son P.    R. Ledbetter,  other government,” said Lieutenant  nieinora l>^ to all members of the for several weeks returned to his Crater.    "    j    <*raft throughout the world.    home    in    Shreveport,    La.,    this    aft-  _  The    program    opened with a ban-! ernoon.  NO WORD FROM GERMANY    j    duet. prepared 'md served by the    ______    ...  ladies of the Lantern    Star,    that    ^° rd and     William Smith  will be one story structures with the exception of the I corner buildings at Stock-  ti SELMAN UKE \ % W\  MWm' Ovj-tPv    OEuvvit«t    ]  IBiGr    &D01E.M  BE    IHA %OCV4 Sir  «HOP BUT \VS tut!    OK TUB KOOPS,]  t>A  AS TO TREATY SR;MNG  would have made Belshazzar himself marvel at the wonders of cul-Up to 4:45 |  ina ”y  a rt«  One could hardly consider the  of Shawnee went to Roff this afternoon to speak in the Interest of the Sunday school at that place this evening.    *’  Bf the A woel a ted Press*  PARIS. June 24. o’clock this afternoon no official  word had been received here re- splendid program of last evening garding Germany’s plans for formal without being constantly reminded signing of the treaty. The peace of the Eastern Star and its splen-conference leaders were undisguised-    did    work on    this    occasion. Theirs  ly perplexed ever the    situation. It    was    the    first    and    most important, ,    ..  was conceded to be impossible that j number on the program, and they! 6 "  en  the treaty could be signed before | certainly acquitted themselves  it would* srobablv**ife    driavprf ifntu     proudly ‘     This     RP^ndid order, open I Mer, who    was accidently    shot    and  Monday    *°     1116,1    and    wonien  but es- killed yesterday while    hunting,    was  pecially appointed for the mothers, | preached this afternoon at Rocky wives, widows, sisters and daugh- Chapel at which place Interment ters of Master Masons, stands for was made, charity, fidelity, faith, loyalty and hospitality, and on last evening the  Mrs. M. F. Rayless and children, Robert and Kathryn, of Stratford, are the house guests of Dr. and Mrs. M. M. Webster, 127 W’est Sev-  The funeral service of J. F. Web-  SENATOR FALL’S RESOLUTION  CAUSES STORM IN SENATE  By the Associated Press    ,    ,    .  WASHINGTON, June 25.—After  ni( ; T ” fcpr * of the Ada chapter of this two hours of discussion today of  ord * M  emulated every* virtue upon the resolution of Senator Fall, re- which the order stands, publican of New Mexico, to declare After the banque*, which was a state of peace existing with Ger- served promptly at seven o’clock.  many, the senate foreign /relations committee adjourned without action. The veto was twelve to four and followed a stormy diLunsion in executive session. Senator Swanson of Virginia, democrat, iii understood to have made the adjournment motion.  the program was begun with Rev, C. C. Morris, of the First Baptist church, acting as toastmaster.  Rev. W. M. Crutchfield, of the First Methodist church, delivered the invocation, after which the audience, then aneem'bled in the spacious au-IContNnma on Fags 8.)  Mrs. Foster and Mrs. Gadd, both of Chickasha, came in today to see their sister, Mrs. Margurite Lee and their neice. Miss Lula Lee who Is very low at the hospital. Miss Lee’s condition is still very dangerous, with no improvement since yesterday.  Optimistic Thought.  Speaking silence Is better than sense-speech.  coming in this year. He states it as i PARIS, June    25. —In reply to  his belier that the people are just | questions in the    lobby of the cham-    _  careless in the matter and that I ber of deputies    yesterday. Premier    ton which    maV    be two  many believe July 1st is the last Cleineneeau stated that elections    TL^r ^*11    ™  would be held, possibly, late in    J    Villi    lR.ke lip  September or early in October. He all the block West Of the stated that *he government’s prin- 1  g a g Qffj cp   The lots on which the buildings are now located are occupied by a shoe shop at the east side and with a  _livery barn on the west cor-  By the Associated Press  ner. These will be moved  NEW YORK, June 25.—A strike Out at Once. The following  are the men who are to put  I  Let i Want Ad get It for you.  WEATHER FORECAST.  Wednesday and Thursday partly cloudy to cloudy la the decision of the weather man handed down to us today.  day to pay taxes instead of June 15th. Many banks and other corporations in the county have not yet paid their taxes for the last half of last year.  County Demonstrator Hill has in his office samples of a new gTas? grown in Pontotoc county, known as “Billion Dollar Grass.” It comes ! from the East. The samples shown are about 5 feet high and headed out In good shape. It was grown near Sandy. It is something on the order of Sudan grass and It Is said can be cut five times a year.  The county demonstrator also has roasting ears, cotton bolls and milo maize grown here this year and brought to his office by Bob Ford some ten days ago.  f   Mr. Hill states that threshing is opening up now and by next week the machines will be running full blast. There are many more threshers In the county now than ever before.  Deputy Sheriff H. R. Whitson left today for Norman to carry Turner Berry of RofT to the state hospital.  Walter Tlner has filed suit for divorce in the district court against his wife, Eva. He states in the petition that they were married at Coalgate, July 20. 1917. They had trouble in the family from time to time and on January 5, 1919, Eva left him while he was in bed with the flu, declaring she did not love him and that she would never live with him again. She went to another county where she has lived since. He is represented by Attorney Date Crawford.  cipal concern at the present tif ) was the demobilization of / e army, that it did not seem / ie to demobilize completely, empii. sizing the necessity of precaution.  TEAMSTERS STRIKE IN  NKW YORK TIES UP TRAFFIC  for higher wages and shorter hours, of 3,700 teamsters here, employed by produce dealers, is causing railroad and steamship terminal congestion of over 1,500 carloads of!-.    -  fruits and vegetables, much of; live OI them On his lots at which has already spoiled.    |    the    corner of Stockton.  up the buildings:  P. A. Norris will put up  Fishing Party Returns.  S. W. Hill, A. B. Hears, Roy Rains, Will Neathery and B. A. Mason and wife returned yesterday from a week’s fishing expedition at Caddo Lake, nineteen miles east of Jefferson, Tex.  They report a great time on the expedition and all the fish they could eat.  _    Boys    Off    to    Camp.  ^Sunday school teacher Walter Goyne will leave tomorrow for Blue with the boys who go to make up his class. There will be about twenty boys In the crowd. They will go In cars and camp out for two or three days. Mr. Goyne has the 14 year old boys in the Christian church.  Next to him on the east, T. E. Wyatt will put up one building; coming east, J. C. Hynds will put up one building; C. H. Rives, one; L. A. Ellison, one, and R. W. Simpson, two.  The work on the buildings on East Main is progressing with double quick action and it is only a short while until the whole of Main street will be filled with- modem stone buildings from railroad to railroad. Let the town grow.  §   

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