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   Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - July 14, 1919, Ada, Oklahoma                             One Has Many Friends While Enjoying a Wave of Prosperity, When the Storm Comes, to Do Business You Must Advertise il THIS DISTRICT 16 RETURNS ADA, OKLAHOMA, MONDAY, JULY 14, 1919 TWO CENTS THE COPY OLUME XVI. NUMBER 10 _________________-------------------------------------------------------------- -_ jj _ Citizens Mass Meeting at Tabernacle Yesterday Was Largely Attended course do not want Correll to the authorities but no sliuation was had and no CUSS ORB HUB TO 1BWHJ The class studying grammar at the Normal und reciting at p. -i on Friday evening presented i-e.ii- teacher with a token of their Ham-Ramsay Revival Is Growing In Meetings at Week End ,_J t4 V A i 4 ill "1 with Mexico. In fact. U wovldn t -be j sne and her son a war Oklahoma's eighty thou-j ,ve'rf forced to flee the country and Md UOOPS would be all that are .have, needed, to clean out that nest or I is but Olle of thousands 1. W. W.'s. Bolsheviks occurred in the Republic anarch and bandits, and they could do the job in ninety days, according to the of Mexico against American citi- zens during the past few years and juu in LIU ---t -v opinion of General Roy Hoffman, no reparation has over been expressed at a mass meetios at the j for the _same, big tabernacle yesterday afternoon KHI- appreciation of the good work and kindness manifested by him during the hot summer months. The teach- er is Mr. Downing and the presen- tation speech was made by Mr. of Ceatrahoma. who T. Kthridge said in part: Mr. Downing, for the reason that some of the class cannot remain to the close of the term and all wish to' be present, wo as a class unbroken KOIUCltiN RELATIONS. TFK BKGia CONSIDERATION OF THE DOCUMENT IN SENATE TODAY. flv HOLDENVILLB, Okla., July Dock Chronister, a farmer living two miles northwest of Calvin this county, late Friday shot to dtjath George Johnson and, Ed Crandall, neighbors, then walked-a half mile from the scene of the double kill- Ing sat down on a log and turned After the gun on himself, sending a bul- weeks of preliminary discussion and lel through his head, according to Interest and enthusiasm are the only words that will adequately ex- I press the growing and ever-increas- ing interest in the big Ham-Ramsay rWival which has been in progress at the tabernacle here since last Thursday evening. maneuvering, the actual -fight over reserved ratification of the peace treaty with the league of nations covenant, begins today in the U. S. "Oklahoma has a selected this day to express j Tne foreign relations coin- l to you our sincere thanks and our (0 which tne treaty was re- nf QIC laOrrliftvlf i lu w w vn i 1 i LW auended bv over a thousand citi- Mexicans who enjoy the lullest pro- j -Mlon for the cheerful, lively arter its presentation by the "ens of Via and Pontotoc countj-. tection of our laws and who o' d efl-cclive wny you have led us sidcnt began consider- Privateh General Hoffman pretext. irequen ly on throuBn this USUally dull sub-. fuion of the document at a session ..rt fr'ends that he would be j inspired propaganda, make complaint v.-hlch may bring action on collateral vu _ ;.v. i tn iheir Ambassador at j thn Question as to ed his to those heartfelt sentiments of a great ma- jority of Oklahomans. jority of Oklaomans. on complaints emanating from te The mass meeting was called Ambassador at Washins- a committee of leading citizens, with i that none of the the indorsement of the Chamber of were true; all of them Commerce, and the Ministerial Alii- fejplUHi 1Uid trumped UP and a ance, to express their indignation part of a systematic -propaganda of the community over the murder is being carried on by some of John Correll, an Oklahoma (int> to me. There has not ject. We appreciate beyond expression the interest you have manifested in each individually and toward the class collectively. In token of this fact we wish to give you a present which we hope will' remind you ot the love and esteem of this class when we shall have separated to our differ- tVLlun which may bring action on collateral issues including the question as to whether the president will he invited to appear before the committee to be questioned. ent i THK WASHINGTON TO BE "BABY'S" SHIP NEW YORK, July pres- idential ship George Washington, which sails back to France next to Mr. Down-1 week, has been fitted up as a nur- ilaces of abode." word reaching the county, seat to- day. The motive behind the triple tragedy has not been determined. One rumor is that Chronister want- ed the two .men to assist him in dy- namiting a vat and that, when they refused, he shot them. early and before the song service had ended the big tabernacle, re- puted to seat over four Jhousand people', was filled and people were standing at the rear. From the quotation, "The Fool Hath Said in His Heart, There Is It was a great service Saturday No .God the speaker-launched di- night, notwithstanding the fact that rectly into a discussion of the Bible nigUl, -----J lif- it was the busy night for business and the reasons why he believed its men and the town open until a late messages, and in his discourse, deal- men Aitu wnj .T voocnna fnr hour. The text was taken from the ninth chapter Mark and the speak- er illuminated in a .most masterful manner the power of Jesus Christ to cast out devils and cleanse men from sin. Ham sang "A Sinner Made just before he opened his address of the evening. It develops that heus not only a great preacher and speaker, but a great singer as well. Sunday Morninc. Overcoming the to hunt out cooler regions for Sab- bath rest, a large and appreciative audience assembled for morning service in the tabernacle. Approx- rumor is that Chronister people proved by their had become demented and had listed almost perfect attention several others of his neighbors for to the similar fate. ibe shed. of John uorreii. an n> unknown to me. jnere nus i no iii-vsem ha-1 i------ pioneer, by a gang of Mexicans led a sillple of injustice was a boauUful .gold pencil care o, h war several under present condi- Chronister was a brother-in-law tjOns than, those discovered at the of Crandall. Some living in that viciuity seem to think that bad feel- Inft because of family differences, htis existed between these men for German near Tampico on Jur.e'm7t'cd out to any Mexican in this holder. 16. The sane also tried to murder, Stat0 (0 my knowledge and yet Corrtll'f. son, aged 16 years, and citizens 'are not only robbed of saulted Mrs. Correll. aged 64, ;their property but cruelly murdered with the most revolting otherwise mistreated and no sat- ments and also robbed the house jisfaction has been exacted by the attacked other Americans in the i State or. any other Department ot nei-hborhood on the same day. jour Government. Our people have When Governor J. B. A. Robert-1 come to believe that American cit- heard ot the meeting he sent jizenship and the A, ne nca.i n. g U. 5. to Resume Trade Relations With Germany hies" returning on that vessel. Two hundred "war babies" are sched- uled to sail on ihe transport on her next trip from France to this coun- try nnd ai the reoUQSt of Dr. G. A. Rlcker. the ship's surgeon, the Am- erican Rod Cross has provided the ship with baby food, milk, clothing and other prerequisites of infantile comfort. Only the individual who came un- der the lashings of the gospel as J- livered in the message of the ei gelist was uncomfortable and even this wag that was for. The preacher attacked insincerity on the part of the church members in the.matter ot worship and serv- lice basing his sermon on the first 'chapter of Malachi. He disclosed I that God was disgusted at the pre- tense that is being practised by those who profess to be His servants. He declared that loyal, devoted service was what God required of his peo- Gompers Fights Effort to Take He disclosed Hand in Mexico Ing with nature and the reasons for his faith in God the Bible from a scientific standpoint, he ran the whole gamut of beauty of the Eng- lish language. He caught the stars and had them swinging through celestial paths. Then he picked up a tiny snow- flake and displayed it, patterned in myriad variety. In the leaves of the trees lie found convolutions1 never duplicated season on season. Like the dazzling interchange of colors on the kaleidoscope he flashed illustrations from the arts and the sciences. He called for the pianist to sound notes on the piano and commented on the mathematical per- fection in note vibrations. Then he delved into history, talked about cloth textures, embalming, the purity ot the Jews, gold fillings in the teeth of mummies in Egyptian tombs, lost arts, buried canals, engineering monstrosities. Following a half hour of such Il- lustrations, shot out with the rapid- catch breath and exclaimed: "Why, the only thing we are up- to-date in is Pictures followed each .other as clear in detail as though printed on a screen by the light of a moving picture arc. They were all pic- tures of wonderment and marvel, magnificent, impressive, overwhelm- troops on tt border and who was a genera! in the great wai next to the Governor, is the most popular man in the state, to repre- Mexican ,M. condition a most thor- immediate in- W. Correll and the abuse and mis- treatment of his wife and son, as indicated. The time for July between the United States and Ger- many will be resumed immediately, Acting Secretary Polk of the state department announced Friday. Sec- sent him and to read a few lines he indicated. The time lor d thal re- had sent to the president, the secre- {h of Mexican ofri. lolk m with ,ary of state and the members of the d tne of that not abrogate the trad- Oklahoma delegation In congress ,Q olect citizens Or otnpr j Gennanj does not manding immediate investigation, jes who are iOKaUy and peac- ing with tl.e eneno act, nor 769 Wells Going Rigs in I NEW YORK, July 14. Samuel sion: other kind. He insisted that, in so punishment of the murderers and pursuing their avocations, has paration for the widow. and; bur citizens will not be Robertson's communication is de- with anything but tt, most cidedly the most vigorous state doc- j searching and complete ument that has been penned in many lion together with proper punish- be taken as meaning that the state of is at an end. Mr. Polk said bhuiket licenses wo'uid be issued, but that dyes, chemicals nnd potash Tulsn. Okla., .July are in Uio different oil fields of Okla- total of 791 wells and 4SO rigs nnd locations. These would be "ex- figures apply to all the districts of difficulty in understanding what he: jsts. AS Governor of this State, without the aid of an in-' j most emphatically insist that the worth quoting in! time has come when these wrongs 'must be righted and the prevailing trading in i means terpn.'t'T, I' full. Tho Ix-tter. Thr following is the text of the1 teleg United and 'anarchy in Mexico terminated. I am sending a of this lele- I P t' lOIltJWlUi, i i. _ e-run sent the President of tho: gram to each of our delewU-s ini, AU red States the secretary of stato. Congress with the request tbat ine> stl.ictions on ,rn d even- member of the Oklahoma, use their utmost j hnve lieen eomp legation in Confess, yesterday ilboiit ropara th, u in American govcr, these con- ed by the reparation commission under" the terms of fho peace treaty. A formal announcement resumption of trade relations was promised within 48 hours, mi'.nts for removing re- trading with Germany and J J. Haynes. president ot uic Amalgamated Sheet Metal Workers v International Alliance. Mr, Com-1 cathedrals of France and Belgium were blown to pieces by Hun shells. He charged that if the people hadialld unbelief." given no better service to their Gompers, president of the American j far as they represented real service Federation of'Labor, likened God and to humanity, it was as vism with autocracy 'and force, de- iclared against any movement look- ilng loward war with Mexico, and ex- pressed belief that there will be German delegates at the Amsterdam congress, in a statement made Fri- day in which he announced the fra- ternal delegates to the congress. The i delegates will be Mr. Samuel Gom- pers. Daniel G. Tobin, treasurer of the American Federation of Labor, J. J. Haynes. president of the Ing The evangelist's hearers were swept off their feet and everyone agreed with the brilliant orator- evangelist when he cried in conclu and nothing but God is back of all this." HAM HAMMERINGS the heathen himself is without an excuse for his infidelity t L VU country thau they were rendering, -The Bible is the only book, in the j i ____i__ _ _ i_ iet to their God, already the Hun hordes would be overrunning our land tear- ing- down our defenses, looting our world as old as it is that is not filled with, blunder." pers said in part: The Amsterdam congress will be dor of John Corroll and the man iri-atment accorded the Correll ;cntly yours family in Mexico on June 16th last Oklahoma City. Oklahoma, July 13. inifl. Hon. Rob'.Tt L. Owen, Senator. Hon. T. I'. Gore. Senator. Hon. W. W. Hastings, M. C. Hon. K. B. Howard, M. C. Hon. C. IX Carter. M. C. Hon. Tom D. McKfcOwn. M. C. "Hon. Joe E. Thompson, M. C. Hon. Scott Ferris, M; C. Hon. Jim McClintic. M. C. Hon. Dick T. Morgan, M. C. Washington, D. C. excusable and unwarranted crime With great respect. I am obedi- ROUERTSON, "Governor." I insist that you join immediately the other members of the delc- Vance chairman of 1-he war trade board, said. Action by the supreme economic council, In ses- sion at Paris, in lifting the block- ade, alone is a waited. Mr. McCor- mick added. gation in demanding full repara- tion for this cruel and unnecc muHler. Respectfully. J. B. A. .nnra-i Mr. McCormlck. who returned cssary'.from Paris with President Wilson, said there would be virtually com- plete freedom of trade, subject to Mho limit of credits which Germany might be able to establish. ahomu except the shallow drill- ing now in progress in Nowata and Bartlosville, and Ttoger county, etc. and the various wild cats in western Oklahoma. Osage county as forged ahead of tho list in re-jhcld for tho purpose of forming nr inleniational trade union move- ment ov international fetieration of labor." Asked if Germany will be repre- Isented by delegates he replied: More" than likely there will be cities and destroying our people. -The trouble with religion today He'declared that God demands QOd's reputation has been injured pletc loyalty and is disgusted at EO mally failures." sham that people are endeavoring to I Daim Off 011 Him. j "It's very easy for a man to pre- v God prlzed more dict a tnillg which has already been (he ,ove whicn prompted the I predicted by the Bible." service thau the service itself, and spect to greatest development. Of the.abovi: total thai county has 182 H_rt J 1-, wells drilling and 152 rigs and lo- mpleted so far as the! cations within its boundaries, government Is concerned, lio.vnl Arcli Masons. Ada Chapter, R. A. M., meets at this cvoulng for work that service without the promptm love and loyalty was an abomination 10 the Most High. i He likened the insincere, church; "Not a single prediction can be found in the Bible that has not been remarkably fulfilled." Gorman Ould like to say something re- u rvcuv-u LIU- j member to the German propagandist, ..No scientist has ever made a dis- statina that the hypocrite was that added anything to or thorough in his dissemination'of anything away from the Bible. propaganda as was the worst j -----__ He characterized the] "Failures do not honor God, they O ClOC't f_ >YUU1U in Mark and Past Master lKarding Mexican situation. To K r Sims Secretary, my mind it would be the gravest wrong which could be inflicted upon the people of the United States as well as upon the'people 08 Mexico if the jingo spirit which now seems to be in the course of manufacture should drive us into anything like a conflict wij-h the Mexican people. 1 Neither did the audience Irave any difficulty in understanding General Hoffman's point of view when, after fulfilling the governor's commla- I tm this day forwarding the fol- angered 011 the platform to lowing telegram to the President say u t-cw W0rds in his own behalf, and Secretary of State: He was vigorously applauded when Influenced by statements in the; he said- t daily papers of this country, to the effect that conditions in Mexico were normal and that life and prop- em were safe, John W. Correll and his wife and sixteen year old son, Joe, left Pontotoc County, this state, lant November and settled near Colonla, a small town 25 miles northwest of Tampico, Mexico, where he contracted to purchase a tract of land and upon which he continued to reside until his death which occurred Juno sixteenth, last, "On June 16, while peaceably en- ctmed In developing the tract of land which he had purchased and upon which ho expected to make his home, a large party of Mexicans, led by (ioneral Hoffman Said: "I have some personal grievances against Mexico myself. One mem- ber of my immediate family was killed In Mexico In 1914, in much the manner as was Mr. Correll. "I believe the only language the Mexican will ever understand is the language of shrapnel and gun 10 BE NO Of a man reputed to be a German who .hat nave Deen micen down, there wore an American Captain's uniform, I [n the ]ast four WASHINGTON. July 14. Infor- mation obtained from the state de- partment today justifies the asser- tion that the policy of "watchful waiting" with respect to Mexico Is about to end. The United States will no longer own way and lanKuiKe u. ipermll Mexico in her own way ana powder, and we areBearing fn hel. ovn time to take such action time when AMERICAN citi- zenship should be' sacred and that country pacified. "It Han gotten to a point where conditions in Mexico are intolerable. I don't think 540 lives near the nuinbor of American all heavily armed, rode up to the Correll house, took possession of same stole quantities of food, cloth- ing and other articles, destroyed a large amount more, cruelly assault- ed Mrs. Correll, who is a woman sixty-fte yearn of age, murdered her nuKbund. who attempted to defend her and attempted to murdeu the ron. but failed on account ot poor marksmanship. "Complaint was made by Mrs. years. There is no way of getting at ihe actual number. "Mexico has not been OUT friend for je.irs. It ia the common experi- ence of every soldier, and those along the bocder, that Mexico has nothing but'contpmp_t for the United States. "The Carranza government has proved itself utterly intomipetent; (Continued on Page Eight) as will effectively safeguard the lives and properly of other nationals in Mexico. The Mexican government g has been told that. It will be expect- ed to take such steps as may be nec- essary to guarantee that result and take them without any unnecessary delay. The strong desire of the British g and French to compel Mexico to s safeguard lives and property of s foreigners In that country Is colnci- g dent with the pressure-being exerted g on the stato department and con- gross by tho Association For the Preservation of American Rights in Mexico. best imitation of-worship and serv-1 ,.cflect upon him. Failures, how- ice as worse than hyporcisy. careless, jcveVi are our they are not spiritless worship worse profanity I God's." than the worst heard in the slums, stealing under the guise of service worse than robbing God's treasury, the perpetuation of a form of wor- ship without the spirit of worship worse blasphemy than the profana- shrlnes of the Most High. I his sermon with a pow- erful appeal to church people to open their eyes to the conditions around them, reaffirm their loyalty to the cause of Christ and follow up this re-afClrmation with a life and a service really worthy of a follower of Christ in this world. The Afternoon Service. At '4 o'clock Sunday afternoon a "Beating the a.ir, rearing, fight- ing and foaming at the mouth won't cast out devils, that." It takes more than T "Every single detail concerning ihe destruction of Jerusalem was prophesied years before it happened." "If we can start into this meeting knowing that our power, is in God, we will be relieved of the numllia- ition of a failure." tlon That Ada is becoming a conven- 1 large audience gathered at the Tab- city I, evidenced >y what the ernacle and Evangelist Ham Ada representatives of the Broth- long enough.'' The text ha. refer the wilderness and is to spoken at the time they came Mount Horeb where they desired to stay The speaker described people who want to dwell in the seclusion to hell all about et-hood of Railway Clerks did at to Israei in their days of State Convention yesterday in Ok- dering In a, lahoma City. Yesterday's meeting was the first state meeting of this brotherhood. 150 delegates were present. The selection of .a place for the next regular convention which comes an-Q- In October was taken up. Several cities undertook to get the conven- tion among them Ada, Sapulpa, Henryetta and Shawnee. Ada .won the convention on the first ballot Dy a gflcd margin. The delegates from our city are to be congratulated on their success in getting the convention and the visitors when they come will toe en- tertained in such manner as will prove they made no jnlstake in com- ing here. It is expected that four _ __tn Ait.r4 mttan Tuesday cloudy is. the A dollar in the bank is worth I prospect the weather mmx has for to- them He talked about "Shade- Dweliers" who wanted to go back to the flesh pots of Egypt. He also presented God's government or the and gave three ejements In that government. The disturbing element, the progressive element and the methodical element. Next Sunday afternoon's service will be a sermon to men only. The "Infidel Buster" The sermon last evening was on .the subject of "Infidelity." and it was one of the strongest, most pow- erful and most-convincing. the writer has ever heard. The people' began to assemble It's not so easy for sinners to believe, when they look around and see the way some of you hypocrites and professed Christians behave. "The only answer to the infidel- ity of this day -and this hour is to demonstrate to the people that Christ can do what we claim for him." "You may import all.the evangel- devils will not be cast out unless the people of Ada do their Chris- tian duty." "There are people in this town who don't want' to see a successful world is no more friend- ly to Christ today than it was day" he was crucified." "It there had been one-tenth the money spent to evangelize the world as was spent to carry on the last great war, Prussianlsm could never have pipped the shell." "No man who has made a prac- (Contlnued on. Page Eight.) two' In, your mind.   

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