Ada Evening News, September 8, 1919 : Front Page

Publication: Ada Evening News September 8, 1919

Ada Evening News (Newspaper) - September 8, 1919, Ada, Oklahoma “!t Is a Proven fact the Moving'Picture Is Greatest Factor in a Child*s Development Today,” Says McSwain, Mgr., American TheaterW$t Stoa (©jetting J^etosi VOLUME XVI. NUMBER 152ADA, OKLAHOMA, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 1919 THREE CENTS THE COPY America Greets Her Conquering rn    Cr Hero Today; Gen. Pershing Home • Three of Popular Styles 5 of Cars In U.S. Are French; Other 2 Are English Types Itll. >HP I.KXI ATMAX. IIF. AKI Mi mr 4.KM KAL xxi* staff, I WIW KAKU THIS MOKXIXG. h* I f M ill '*». I’ * •' NKW YORK. S**pt. s State** Steamship SAYS SKiNLWi OF PEA OK TUFA TY XVOI I TI (LEAR UP I. A KOK DIFFICULTIES OF THE WORLD. The Unlt-Leviathan, —    _*«..    with (i-iwril John J. Pershing andj There are many styles and types «ers Because of the single enclosed Ma** beard, 'teemed past of automobiles in use toda' but compartment it is popularly known Sandy Hook at 7:15 o’clock this probably tho five boa, known and “ ,he 9<*ason' «» Purpose family momt.i. Amid the shrieks of sirens most popular in the United States ear. >on before an Omaha audience of carnage for two persons inside, with ",600 persons today. The internation- an outside <*>at for the driver. It is night s o’clock into ( diately dent i Falls, aud j feed < hi a \ naha. after set up derived Wilson inc **«> a new it ca ma ^ * special br* • * a Prest- pr**s* rested in th* it was irs so * a full nine rolled imme-presi-Sioux from the French word mean-out” and is so called because th*- appearance of a larger iii* in half. The word wac and applied to the car with op** seal iver’s seat and an ►tean.f'’: a e *h* t h* . ti bx Limousine was originally the name s{n , 0    ,    .    .    _    a,>’ l^e coupe, the sedan, the lim- of a cloak worn in France, and prob- ’n* m.k., 1    n .    oustne. the touring car and the road- ably originated from Limousin, the MAHA. Neb.. Sept. S. Prompt ster The first three names are name of an old produce in central acceptance or the peace treaty, so French in their origin and the last France. Today it is applied to the that uneet :aint> in labor circles two .u-e English.    oheffeui-driven car with an enclosed throughout the world may be clear- The word ‘coupe* was applied compartment. The driver’s seat is cd up. was urged by President WH- originally to a four wheeled closed outside, but covered bv a roof. “ Road st e i' was first applied to vessels that worked their way by means of the tides. Irater it was used for bicycles. The modern roadster has an open body, and was designed primarily for two persons, but of recent years the four-door ’moister, accomodating four passenger'. has met with popular favor, Th** touring car, which is the most familiar tjoe of car, takes its name »roie the fact that it is used by tnor<>* vi$ 0n lengthy touws I; is an open car also, with a tonneau and four doors, seating seven passengers. Whereas the sedan and coupe a few years ago were used mostly for . . .    ,    .    ,    -    — -------------- cit} purposes, these types are now i V °i    was    hCPPy    to    advance of Pershing's fighters reach- beme used b> thousands of motorists appeal tor the acceptance of the ed >edan when the armistice was for I aug-distance tours Because or treat}, not a> ^ representative of signed. The first sedans wert of thousands of factories and steam- th* Leviathan reached dock in ’♦ w tut mites past eight o’clock. Menage.- dropped by a police hydroplane aboard the giant steamship signified the beginning of the three day' reception by the city of N* « York 'o General Pershing, The moment * he Lev .ithan was sighted. a1 latsor organization to be under the treaty. President said, would give to labor bill of rights. Although the President’s j had left Des Moines, where dent and Mrs. Wilson had at midnight, i or several hou board could have It was about before the train Leaving here his address, the to speak tonight in mth Dakota.    * ux Jan is probabh on*-■ms applied to a vent at ion. It was used nit' in I* ranee arui rom the French "city name, lhss name takes on culiar significance now when it em cumbered that the sensational Mr. P gin i ai rn I, porta- *•'»*<! tty m for this dinner their all-purpose, all-season adapta- scribed .tm! th J    ??[    J    ,    as    ,    r.ep'    v enclosed chairs carried on poles bilify, it is predicted that thev will V1 **    °! < he a hole people, .nay-    by two    men. They were extremely    grow more and more in popular fh’ ora inc that he believed til at    the people    popular    in England, and still are    favor. The open styles namely the' had been    led to think    that there    used in    China. Austria and India,    touring car and roadster, will never! NEW were only    four or five    clauses in    The modern sedan has an enclosed    lose their hold on the favor of the Joh'i J s alone her path let loose -ties in greeting, and as >r ‘lei .utii liner proceed-aI ai:11, * the noise started a? t or cl aft was taken up ♦. ' i iougbout the cit}. * * 'him. and his party > -v * iifire third floor ' '•    \ si or:a hot **1. A »'!'■ • ' i,t\ * bern w ork ' ‘ * h tv* i • f the general s * t * noms in read-•lo *11*fiiinlushed x isitor. <:♦ ■> t .! on- and arrange- * t> - banquet of Wed-- a* will - u r pa ss anything .hotel. Reservations have boon oversub-tnayor’s committee •.eke;- to applicants in iii which they were filed. ON THE WATER WAGON WITHOUT ANY WATER hod) .md accomodates the peace treaty, the president exhibited to the audience a bulky volume. containing the full text of the treaty. Those who found many flaws in the treaty, he declared, had no conception of the majesty of the document. Everyone w*ho had read the treat}, declared the president, agreed that it contained a complete settlement of the mattetrs that led to the war and that It contained the machinery by which they may By News* Sp*c»*i service remain settled. seven passen- car-using public I FOR DANDRIDG-KERR CO. ARMY ORIVE NEW FIRM IN AOA YORK. 8* pi. 8. General Fishing is home again. i on the bridge of the huge ..j;, the commander of the host ex*r lathered under ^    «    OKLAHOMA    CITY,    Sept.    8    — The disputetd land titles of Eu- With eighty-five per cent of the rope has been settled by the treaty, counties of Oklahoma organized and hi Mr. Wilson continued, on the basis more coming into line every dav that the land belonged to the peo- prospects are very bright for the pie that lived on it. Germany had I success of the Salvation that rhoes on board could have a full service fund and must pax and suffer for it. Army home campaign which hers # j ,    tf‘ns Oklahoma, Texas. Louisiana Confident that the United States and Arkansas on Sept 2b. according would enter the league at the time to \. C. Cooper, state organizer in ai    WaS erpre88ed by a report to Governor J. B A Rob- Mr Wilson, who said that the only erUon. state chairman or the cam-alternative would be to stay out and pai.n. Governor Robertson is then come in later with Germany. tiDl.li KKD 'KS STI LL SEI.I. IV NEWARK, V J. NEWARK, N\ J.-—-There are people still willing to pick prizes from the crop of gold bricks, it has been discovered, for three residents of this city were recently fleeced by slick strangers dealing in “gold.” Samuel Pelz met two engaging men who whispered to him that a box one of them carried was filled with raw gold. Pelz lifted the box and found it delizhtsully heavy. He was asked to take care of it for his new-found friends and agreed to do so. But they said they must have security, so Pelz drew a thousand real dollars from his bank and the strangers kindly left the box with him. It contained about 90 cents worth of brass fittings, as Pelz discovered much pleased with the report in which Mr. Cooper declares that every one with whom he talks commends the oiganization and expresses a willingness to help in the campaign. Nominal Quotas were gixeti to Chickasha. Ardmore. Sapulpa, Enid, and McAlester, but in each case, through civic organizations in the city, higher quotas have been asked in order that .Salvation Army corps might be located there, according i to Lieutenant Colonel George Wood. The quotas have been raised as requested, in each case more than I 125.000. and Salx*ation Army corps! will be established in each city Just I as rapidly as workers are avail- I able,” be Hays. W ith such enthusiasm as has been displayed by these cities and with the hearty co operation given in earn count} which has been organized, I feel quite sure that Oklahoma** ? Stand it Lex .att greate*- .th* Stars aud Stripes, came slowly into the harbor today hailed as a , conquering hero. Sad of face, stern and impassive, a splendid figure of a soldier he might have been thinking. as he saw the familiar landmark- of New York, of th«* day I twenty-st .en months ago when he slipped secretly and quietly out of the harbor on hts way to France as ,a major general. He came back today with four stars on his shoulders, the fourth man sines Washington to wear them lintier the American flag. well    known    in    the county and    both    Th* Acoine given him would hi.x*    many    friends.    Mr.    Dandridge    bave quickened the pulse of a hero was formerly connected w'ith the a Bornan triumph. Fresh from the Shelton Undertaking Company. Mr.! capital|s of allied Europe, where Kerr is a young man who w as rear- i *mnor#; had been heaped upon him, ed in    Ada    and    has    been    here    most!*1 remained for *N'W York id show of his    life.    He    is a    graduate of the    lhe    American to lead an army Normal and has done extensive work afrWf b*' Atlantic that ‘Home, The Dandrtdge-Keir Produce Company has opened doors for business in the building formerly occupied tilt Star-Democrat on West Twelfth Street, This firm is composed of T. O. Dandridge and Robt. Ken. Both of these gentlemen are in the* University of Oklahoma. In Sweet Home” has a meaning deep- addifion to this, he has managed to^1 'La', Hail to the ( hie}, get a good business training, both in    Dawn    barely had broken when theory and experience.    Leviathan    broke    through    the This firm xxiii do a general nm-    at    th* lightship ut Ambrose pro- j duce business, handling fresh goods, lixe stuff and other things human beings eat. SMITH FURNITURE CO. SOLO TO T. W. SHELTON Channel Steaming through the liar row passageway the great steamship' wa*- greeted by a oonvok of six, destroyer*, while seaplanes floated overhead. The scene was a most ira-I prefix* and inspiring one. wh*» a little bird whirred to    him! llto/1,'0<,0 0®° * Ho* Li*    a.    i________of    southwestern group will be raised without any trouble” that his friends might find it inconvenient to return. A “bag of gold” was the bait used to gouge $ 1,000 out of two other trusting Newark men. Still another resident admitted paying $1,000 for a "diamond” ring which might have been worth 68 cents. FATHERS ON STRIKE; ( ll LDK EX EARNING State Oi grazer Cooper, declares. COUPLE ARRESTED FOR CONSORTING NEW YORK. Sept. 8.—General ( Pershinf stepped ashore at 9:20] o’clock this morning. Waiting fort him at the end of the gangplank-waft Secretary of War Baker with {hands outstretched. Behind Mr. Ba-! .    ^    ker wert* Senator Warren of Wyo-! . until    I* urn I tit re    Company,    I ming. General Pershing’s father-in-! Smith,    proprietor,    has    been    haw, and Mrs. XXTarren. with W. O. McAdoo, former secretary of the1 treasury Back of this group were General March, chief of staff, a score of other generals and members of the mayor’s committee of welcome After a general greeting to the peopl eiiHsembled, General Pershing That would describe a horrible condition to the man who has been in the habit of taking his mornig’s mornin’ wouldn't it? But ifs not a man we are talking about now—ifs several thousand men—and women and children, too. Ifs the condition,Ada finds herself in, in this year of our Lord, Nineteen Hundred and Nineteen! Most everybody is familiar with the fact that all that part ot the city lying east of the Katy tracks is suffering this summer, and has suffered for the past two or three summers, from a lack of sufficient water supply. The majority of us know, without further investigation, that the present water equipment, mains and storm sewers, installed years ago, is not only in a delapidated condition, liable to tail us at any time, but that it is wholly inadequate tor a city of this size and a city with growing p ros p ects. I he News has made it plain, too, on several different occasions, that there are several miles of 'paving already petitioned for in the city which cannot be built until the water mains on the streets where the paving is asked for are replaced with mains of sufficient size and lowered to the proper depth. In tact the city has reached a point where it must absolutely come to a standstill unless something is done to relieve the water shortage and assure an adequate supply to take care of a city twice or three times as large as Ada is at the present time. Factories are not going to locate here unless they can be assured that the people are public spirited enough to spend all the money necessary to build a water system that will take care of their needs. A committee of reputable citizens have been working in conjunction with the city commissioners in an extort to solve the water problem. They secured competent engineers and designed a plan for a water system that will solve the difficulty and take care of a city of thirty or forty thousand people—and that is exactly what we should have to be at all safe. An election has been called for the 18th of this month to vote on the question of issuing bonds to build this system. Then, you say, what is the argument? There is no argument, only this:    We haven't heard a word about the bond issue since the election was called! SOMEBODY OUGHT TO BE BOOSTING FOR THE BONDS! It may be that everybody is for the bonds, but, even so, if there is nothing said about it nobody will think to vote on the 18th. This is to remind you that there is an election on the 18th, and the election is to vote bonds for the purpose of building a water system that will make it possible for Ada to continue to grow and make a city of which we will all be proud. ONE XX EEK FROM TODAY THE HUM OF SCHOOL XVORK XVI LL AGAIN BE HEARD. By J. E. Hickman. Th* R. F sold to Tillman XV. Shelton. Mr. Smith has retired from the business and Mr. Shelton has taken charge. R. F. Smith came to Ada eleven years ago and engaged in the furniture business on a sfall scale. From the beginning Mr. Smith was very successful and built up a fine busi- IjIX’IXG - Mayor    Kitchens got out in town By New*' Special Service    last    night and played policeman him CHICAGO. Sept. 6. Children of t for awhile with great success, school age in unprecedented Durn- He arretsed a couple In a store hers ase going to work, according down town and jailed them on a to a report by Clyde Brown, of the charge of consorting. Ber! Atkins vocational division of the board of entered his plea of guilty to the education, made public today.! charge of consorting and was assess-About 260 certificates a day are be- ed $10.75. Mattie JefTries is in the lug issued to children between the city jail and probably will be given ages of fourteen and sixteen the re- a trial this afternoon. The mayor port says.    made another arrest .Saturday aft- “Most of the children applying ernoon. for certificates to permit them to     —- work give as their reason the fact;    Notice    Woodmen: that they have to go to work be- All Woodmen of the World are cause their fathers are out on strike notified to meet tomorrow evening iie-ds money,’* Mr. j at 8 o’clock at the Woodmen Hall. • Stoniness of importance. and the family Brown said. ness, the store now being one of made the followig assertion to the the best iii southeastern Oklahoma ' Associated Press: and enjoying a high-class trade Mr. Smith has not yet de term I what business he will engage In will probably continue to make Ada home superfluous. I accept this his home.    j    ovation in the name of the brave Mr. Shelton is no stranger to Ada I fflLiw* who came to France and people, having lived in this city for J served to the best of their ability, several years and is well know’n in I niaking our success possible.M business circles. For some years he! •    1    - NEW HEE INSURANCE SHIP NEW MEXICO AGENCY LOCATES HERE BORNS; THREE DEAD Messrs. J. Lee Huber and S. F. Whitman have secured the district agency for the Atlas Life Insurance Co., of Tulsa, Okla., with headquarters at Ada. Mr. Huber has lived By th# Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 8. ports of the death of three mem hers of the crew of As previously announced, the public schools of Ada will begin the fall term’s work Monday, September 15. All buildings have been thoroughly renovated, additional furniture provided and every preparation made that can be made under existing circumstances. In the face of all our preparatios, however, the situation at tile opening of school is far fr6m satisfactory. We had planned for the new building to relieve our congested condition but it seems now ihe nexv building will not be ready for some time. This fact is going to force a crowded condition even worse than existed last year. The scholastic enrollment in !his district iii February was 2563. This number has very probably grown now to 2 700. Of this number there will be about three hundred high school pupils, leaving at least 2000 pupils to be taken care of in the grades. The three ward buildings and the rooms available at the high school building will not be adequate to handle this number. As conditions jiorce it, therefore, we shall be forced to adopt half day sessions in such j grades and wards as require it. At the high school building, which will continue to take care of the South ward until the new' building is com- ‘ pleted, the seventh and the eighth grade will be taken care of in connection w'ith the high school. The B first and the A first will each have a half day, the B division coming in the morning and the A division in the afternoon. The same plan will be followed with the Second and the Third grade, the Sec-ind grade coming in the morning and the Third grade in the afternoon. The remaining grades, the Fourth, the Fifth and the Sixth, will have full day sessions unless the attendance becomes so large that it will be impossible to divide these grades. I wish to announce now’ that patrons living in the. South Ward who may wish to transfer their children to other wards in order to ge a full day’s wrork may do so if t* grades to which they wish to tran I fer are not crow ded. Applications for such transfers must be made to the superintendent and such transfers when made will be valid only until adequate room is provided in the south ward or the new' ward. In regard to the book situation, it seems very probable now that the new' adoptions will not be available when school opens. If permitted by the state department of I education, we shall endeavor to sup-I piement the new adoptions available with old, books. I am requesting, therefore, that all children look up .their old books and have them in readiness when the call is'made for ; them. The books can be sold to other children at half price. When the new' books are to be had. tile old book can be exchanged for a new one, the first cost of the old book being allowed on the new one. In this way we may be able to handle toe situation temporarily and no one lose any money in the transaction. I rincipals and teachers at each j building will supervise the matter Be- and assist the children in getting the United I jilt? nS,ht l">ok and in adjusting the . rh. IP    should    be    remembered def- , i The,, isn't anything of *o„r    J;    ^    SuJes Sh r.NeW    the    *h°"ld    ^ ™ K*1    y    ,h», ,rfU" a,n!r, "if ’d'*- of »hleh he has been connect- ship of Admiral Rodman, and the I b « In rnT; ",a! •    J£L.«.‘,.....I “f1 iii. °.J55 *d " ‘th Shaws Department Store. Injury of forty others in a Are I obi    *.* ^ Mr. Whitman has resided at Alerter for several years and has quite an extended acquaintance in central and southeastern Oklahoma. when a child -    |    . -    — -----  half    price,    this Mc- aboard that vessel last night"* were new nn°.k k*1' <bP ,ake'l in 0,1 lhe confirmed today by the officers who j price. In this Uy“'he‘child WRI directed the fire fighting. The Atlas is an Oklahoma company PEACE TREATY TO THE was engaged with his father, J. XV. j When congress confers the per-1above* firm**!)? Huber*    —SENATE NEXT WEDNESDAY have the use of the old book until he can get a new one and then get out of it w’hat he paid for it. From present prospects, this should Shelton, deceased, in the undertak- influent title of General up on John with their acquaintance and business    SePt*    8‘—Th° b? b> fai the beet year in the history ing business, and has been connect- J. Pershing he will be the fourth ed with other enterprises. Mr. Shel- j man to hold that coveted title in the ton enters the new line with bound-1 army of the United States. The oth-ful promise of success. His store er three were Grant, Sheridan and will be known as the Shelton Fur niture Company. MMMOtiK, Notice. Sherman. As the central American figure in the world war. with the single exception of President Wilson, so - much has been written about Persh- Ada Lodge No. 119, A. F. & A. ing, and his life and history are M * will meet in regular comniuni- so fresh in the public mind that It cation at 9 o’clock this evening. A is difficult to tell the average Amini! attendance is urged.—Miles C. erican anything new about the man Grigsby, W. M. (Continued on Page Four.) Miarru IT10! trettyJTHJ be reported to the* of the Ada High School. Every de-and this adds another credit nm Spnate nexl Wednesday noon, Chair- Part men t has been strengthened by busied ’ enterprise Ta th. ™wln« ‘V™ Ilodg® °f the Forel*n Relations the purchase of additional equip-CH v of * Ada    growing    Committee, announced today. It lament The Department of Agrief- _______ planned to call up the treaty forjture has been added under the pro- AMEHIGAN PEACE DELEGATES llebai6 bp*inninK next Monday. visions of the Sraith-Hughes act, RFNY CERTAIN ALLEGATIONS \l\sKHi \fitV IWX.T7 -and the Domestic Economy Depart- PARIS. Sept. 8. — Numbers of!    md    hi iv ihvu Tri..av led ,    ?Vn,awd    ?"d    e1uiP- the American delegation at the peace TOI pno oh in J * c    * Ta ?    e    re<Iuirements    for* conference deny all knowledge of an masked **    lr/*,!!    ^°viaton8_of Bl‘UBh 'ho. *>a»k « Erie. Mic.h“ and England which the United       “7    nea**    nere.    Partment md guarantee Belgium ’in ani automobile with modern machinery and additional against German aggression.    '    .    “arSfafh *"d bench“ *7'idbd and the Centner- (Continued on Page Eight.) securities yet to be estimated. ;

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Publication: Ada Evening News

Location: Ada, Oklahoma

Issue Date: September 8, 1919

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