Ada Evening News, September 10, 1919

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September 10, 1919

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Ada Evening News (Newspaper) - September 10, 1919, Ada, Oklahoma Imagine if You Can a Baby Being Kidnapped and Reared by an Ape-Mighty Elmo Lincoln Plays Tarzan at The American Thursday®he a eliciting; ileitis VOLUME XVI. NUMBER 154ADA, OKLAHOMA, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER IO, 1919 THREE CENTS THE COPY RECORDS MEAT PRICE IO POLKE RIE REIER RI ERII! FARMERS BRISCOE MORK THAN TWH'K AS MAXY EXHIBITS HERK AS IX AVY PHF,YHHS YEAH OF FAIR. IT IS \X\OlN('W) THAT OKLAHOMA ((ROWERS WILL BEX-FEIT $100,000 BY' THE ADVANCE. TH RS KAISER AXD CROWN BRINCK LOST MAXY VAI.. CARLES DC HING THE REVOLUTION. THE Cl HST STEPS TOWARD TAK IXG OFF REHTIUCTIOK8 TO BE TAKEN BY AGENCY THIS WEEK. DILL COFFMAN PAYS ONE IN)! LAK FOK FIRST DOUGHNUT AXD $54.00 FOR THE HOLE. DR. REX NER, FOR AUSTRIA, AT-TACHES HIH SIGNATURE AT 10:15 O’CLOCK THIS MORNING COMES TO AMERICA,TO THANK THE AMERICAN PEOPLE FOR THEIR TIMELY' AID TO BELGIUM. Ai $ o'clock ihis morning twice as many exhibits had been entered at the county fair as were entered two years aga the date of the last fair held in Ada. These entries were being supplemented constantly by a continuous stream of entries coming in from every part of the county. The biggest fair ever held in this county is now on. Possibly the busiest man in Pontotoc County today is Prof. Pollock of the Ada High School, who is taking the numerous entries. He was literati} swamped with work thru the morning hours. Entries are advertised to close at 4 o’clock this afternoon. The fullest department at noon was the live stock department, especially the cattle division. Some of the finest cattle ever seen in this section of Oklahoma have been entered The best specimens seen in the cattle row are Holsteins, Jerseys, Herefords, and Durhams. A feature of this department is a pair of twin short horn bulls sixteen months old. The poultry exhibit is showing some of the finest of birds of several varieties. Among the entries is one cock of the White Orpington strain that has taken first money at Oklahoma City and Dallas. Most of the hogs seen in the pens are Red Durocs and Poland-Chinas. A nine hundred pound Po-land-China boat is among the entries and presents a wonderful concrete illustration of the stock raising possibilities of Pontotoc county. The extremely hot weather is causing a lot of worry to the fat pigs in the exposed pens. One of the most promising departments is the exhibits of several of the rural schools of the county. A highly creditable exhibit is that of the 3rd grade of the Yanoss school. This exhibit consists of specimens of work in drawing, penmanship, numbers, and fancy work. Those interested in school work will find this exhibit well worth seeing. The Center exhibit is also a very attractive one, consisting principally of agricultural specimens, fruits, and canned goods. It also shows a fine collection of entomological specimens. The Maxwell exhibit had not been arranged this morning but had some fine material. Only two tv the business institutions of the town have thus far taken advantage of the fair to present exhibits on the fair grounds. These are the Ada Music Company and the Haynes Hardware Company. The former is showing a line of pianos, phonographs, and records and adds to the gaiety of the occasion by the rendition of musical selections. The Haynes store is showing gas ranges, cream separators, washing machines, abd incubators. Many visitors are being attracted by these exhibits. The first horse races are scheduled for tomorrow afternoon at 2 o’clock and there will be racing each afternoon thereafter during the continuance of the fair. Quite a number of race stock is on the ground from McAlester, Muskogee, Kiowa, and other towns. All the horses are running stock and some good laces are in store for those who love the track sport. Col. Greenwood LeFlore of McAlester is here with fourteen horses from his McAlester stables. Allen and Henryetta will cross bats in a three game series beginning Friday aud will play for the championship of East Central Oklahoma. These teams have been trying to scalp each other for some months and are coming to Ada to tight a finish fight. The games will be under the direction of the fa>: association, aud give abundant promise of being among the best of several seasons. The management of the fair announce that the livestock entries will be judged tomorrow afternoon in front of the grand stand. The work of judging will begin promptly at I o’clock and will probably require several hours to finish. What amounts to a saving of at least llOCi,OOO to the farmers of Oklahoma on the portion of this year’s wheat crop still in the farmer’s hands has been gained through a re- B) the Awwciatmi I red*    1 BEHLIN, Aug. 20. (Correspondence of the Assoicated Presa.) -Thefts from the castles of the former Emperor William and the Crown cent revision of the prices which the Prince Frederick, not only during government will pay for the lower grades of wheat. All through the earl} wheat season there was much complaint on the part of farmers regarding the grading of their wheat and prices paid at country elevators. As a result of representations made by John A. Whitehurst, president of the state board- of agriculture. Carl Williams. editor of the Oklahoma Farm-er-S took man, and others two special government representatives were sent into Oklahoma to investigate the situat on. Grievances He md. These men. John I>. Shanahan of the United States Grain corporation, at New York, and J- M. Chilton, federal grain supervisor for the bureau of markets, met many farmers, heard many real grievances and went away with a good understanding of the situation. As the first result of their visit, the United States Grain corporation has raised the price which it will pay for No. 3 wheat by one cent a bushel. No. 4 wheat two cents a bushel, and No. 5 wheat (our cents a bushel. The average raise is about two cents a bushel and will apply to more than 5.000,000 bushels of Oklahoma wheat which is still in the hands of the farmers. The raise applies to the entire United States. POUGE FORCE GOES ON STRIKE AVD LAWLESSNESS REIGNS; STORKS BROKEN INTO AND IiOOTKD. By the AiMWiattd Prw BOSTON. Sept. IO. Lawlessness was rampant in Boston today. Without adequate police protection private citizens were left to their own resources to protect their lives and property. Since the police Struck af 3; 45 o’clock yesterday afternoon there has been no organized able to cope with the approached anarchy last night and toda\. and which appears to be growing more serious. Mayor Peters announced at noon today that he had taken over the control of the police department from Commissioner Curtis, a state the Revolution but during the January and March riots of the Sparta-cists and Communists, are still engaging the attention of the police. Slowly the authorities have been able to trace some of the valuables that were filched by the sailors who occupied the ex-Emperor’s palace •and that of his son for a time but an immense amount has been taken from Berlin by underground methods and may never be recovered. One of the most important ' finds” can be laid to a Hamburg professor. A marine had stolen two Cranach portraits from the imperial castle, failed to get rid of them in Berlin and finally sold them to a questionable dealer in Hamburg. The dealer approached the professor, who recognized .the canvasses, gave a check but stopped payment and notified the Finance Ministry. The paintings were thereupon con-; fiacated. There are many more not yet recovered. however, including a little) male figure iii wood dating from , 1585. a Kathariua von Bora bv an* unknown artist, also of wood, a "warrior with ladies” by Palameres, and a score of other earrings and i paintings principally by German artists. from the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. From the palace of Wilhelm I there have been stolen figures in bronze and ivory, a pastel of Queen; Louise, vases, letter containers, silver trays. Japanese silk portieres and curtains, decorative weapons, medallions, watches and mirrors. The Crown Prince’s residence suffered similarly. Cigarette cases, of, which the crown prince had a won-, derful collection, are missing, a jeweled collar, writing material, woolen material, clocks, a watch set with diamonds and sapphires, two automobiles, five hunting guns and a gold revolver. JAKE DOUGHNUTS TO llj New* Siiectfti Service MUSKOGEE. Sept. IO.—The first step* toward the removal of restrictions * ■‘Cm Indians of halfblood and less will of, tak**n this week by the Indian agency. Instructions are to be set;! out Tomorrow to all field clerks lo gather the necessary data for the action. Between 2,000 and 5,000 Indians will be affected by the recent order. of tdepartment of the interior,! it w a- estimated by indian officials. All enire lied halfblood Indians over 21 v eat - o: age. physically able and mental!}    competent fall    within the ! bounds of th** order. Several thousand of .ess than halfblood already been removed from the government restrictions. Reports will be made by the field clerks at    the    end of the    first    week’s I work on    the    new order    and    at the end of *ach day thereafter. When the data    is    received at    the    Indian agency, luther investigations will be made. Removal orders will be made at one* in all possible cases and forwarded to the department of the in-J tenor, it is said. All Indians affected should make application for removal of restrict-: ions a' the field clerk’s office, ac-cordi* i 'o Superintendent Parker. Senate Reports Treaty With 45 Reservations M rs. appointee, and had called upon the state guard organizations to assist in maintaining order. Rowdyism and looting continued with the walkout of the patrolmen last night. Thousands of people gathered at police headquarters last night, and when the policemen emerged from the building without their uniforms and equipment the people cheered. In South Boston looting started early and continued throughout the night. Windows in entire blocks of stores w» re broken and the contents of the store* scattered. Those who could not g**t to the windows were able to buy rare bargains from the looters who were overloaded with goody. BOSTON. Sept. IO.—Governor Coolidge early this afternoon called out the fourth brigade of the state guard, made up of the lith, 12th and 15th regiments. These troops were ordered to report to Mayor Peters at once. Tom Hope, who has charge police power of the baking department in the situation that|Salvation Army doughnut sale, states that one thousand doughnuts will be needed each day for the next three days of the fair. She also states that all patriotic women who ar** willing to help out in this work should do so without being invited. Those who bake doughnuts are also asked to send them to the Hope-Conn Drug company, as they ar** being dispensed to the sellers from that place. Every good lady in the city who can hake doughnuts is asked to lend a hand in this campaign. NEGRO RAPIST BORNEO AT THE STAKE TODAY I By tho Aiuociatod Proas ATHENS, Ga.. Sept. IO. , negro, alleged murderer of hf bv Obe Cox, the wife a farmer near here, was captured a posse here today, taken to the scene of the crime, his body riddled with bullets and burned at a stake. Several thousand persons witnessed the scene. TRADES A TYPHOON OX 4 lf I X A’S POAST TAKES MANY I N ION C'ONGKKHH EOD NATR IN AIJ HAT IOX LIVES in Police 4’ourt. As the result of an altercation that occurred in the lobby of the ’Liberty Theatre Monday evening Arthur Hubuer and Roy Stegall were fined iii mayor's court yesterday morning. Hubuer was charged with disturbing the peace, while fighting was the charge preferred against St* gall. Hubuer Is the manager of a vaudeville troupe that has been showing in Ada this week. It seems that some difference arose between him and Stegall Monday evening at the door of the show, the manager did too much talking, and Stegill pasted him one Jest under the right eye. By th* AHnociaoxi Pres* AMOY. CHINA, Sept.    IO.—A great typhoon swept over the southeast coast on Monday last, resulting In the death of at least three thousand persons according to reports from Fu Chow. The typhoon was accompanied by a tidal wave twenty-eight feet high. ROI MANIA GIVEN UNTIL SATURDAY TO SIGN UP By the A*no«‘iute<t Pre** GLASGOW. Sept. IO. By an overwhelming vote the trades union eon gross at today’s session adopted a resolution favoring the nationalization of the coal mines. The motion was carried by a vote of 4.-478,000 against 77,000. Doughnut* Kohl for Over $5 By the Ak toe int cd Pre** PARIS, Sept. IO.—The delegates of Roumania and Jugo-Slavia decided not to sign the Austrian peace treaty today because they are waiting instructions from their government say* the Havas agency. The supreme council, It adds, has given them until Saturday to make known the!? definite intentions. Bill Coffman, $55; P. A. Norris,; $50; R. W. Simpson, $25; Ed Har-, Iraway, $25; Slatier & Gregg, $15;' 'Walter Goyne, $10; Sledge Lumber Co., $5; C. H. Rives, $5; The Boot-' erie, $5f Mrs. S. H. Mount, $5; A. W. Parker, $5; M. O. Wilson, $5; S. M. Shaw, $5; Patton, $5; M. F. West, $5. Annie Carroll Simpson, high for today on Team I. Eunice Bills, 2; Alma Mount, 3. By ? »•*> AMKM*i*u<d l‘r**- W ASHING TON, S**pt -0. Charade’ zing it as an alliance, and not a hague which "will breed wars instead i t securing peace,” the German p«ace treat}. including the league ct nations covenant, was formally reported to the senate today, by i :»* foreign relations committee with forty-five amendments and reservation* I* will b* the List great document of i‘* kind to be discussed iii the op*;* and without the confines of executive *.«-s8ion. Accompanying the* treaty was the majority report of j th* foreign relations committee, subscribed to by every republican member excepting Senator McCum-; be: ct North Dakota, explaining the am* ndments and reservations, all of which it was declared were! "governed bv a single purpose, and tha is lo guard American rights and sovereignty, the invasion of which would stimulate breaches of taith, encourage conflicts and generate wars.” The reservations propose: First unconditional right to withdraw fri iii the league. Second, declination to assume any of the obligations of the much discus ^ed article ten. "except by action of the congress of the United States. Third, reserving to the United St.ite? the exclusive right to decide what questions are within its own domestic jurisdiction. Fourth, absolute reservation of the Monroe doctrine to the judg- • ineiit of the United States alone. Th* j” acipal amendments have j a? their purpose the providing of ( equal pow* r between the United States and Great Britain in the i assembly of the league. One of the amendments gives to China instead of Japan the provide* of Shantung. Another provides) that th** United States shall , not maintain representation on tl^* various questions in which it has no concern. Other amendments principally the phraseology treaty. Thes* amendments and reservations, til* majority report says, are submitted “to preserve American independence and American sovereignty, and thereby serve the welfare of mankind.” Fears that other nations may not accept the amended covenant, the report dismisses with the following statement: “That is one thing that certainly will not happen. The other nations will accept us on our own terms, for without us their league is a wreck, and all their gains from a victorious peace art imperiled.” The Salvation Army Drive for* three thousand dollars in Pontotoc I county started off this morning with a vim that indicates that the quota will be raised during the four days of the fair with very little difficulty. . The first casualty was reported when Bill Coffman, popular hardware man of the city, invested the extravagant sum of $55.00, paying one dollar for the first doughnut sold and fifty-four dollars for the hole. This was an enormous six inch doughnut with a four inch hole, cooked by Mrs. J. C. Sparks. Mrs. Harmon Ebey made the sale. Coffin says the price of the doughnut equals a three days grocery bill and that he expects to feed his family on it for that length of time. It is said that the doughnut will equal fifty-five dollars worth of beefsteak, but it is not considered quite so nourishing. The proceeds of this sale w’ere distributed equally among the members of the third team. The second doughnut was purchased by P. A. Norris at the handsome figure of $25.00. The proceeds from this sale were divided equally among the members of the second team. The third sale was made to R. VV. Simpson, and he. too, paid $25.00 for the doughnut. The proceeds of this sale were distributed equally among the members of the first team. Since early this morning beautiful young ladies with tambourines, attired similar to the typical Salvation Army lass, have been canvassing the business district of the city, selling many doughnuts at not less than a dollar each. They are not only doing mighty good work toward raising the county quota for the Salvation Army, but they are having a good time as well. It’s a pretty “chinche}’” sort of a citizen that will turn ’em down, don’t von think? * By the Associated Presa ST. GERMAIN, FRANCE, Sept. IO.—Dr. Karl Renner, head of the Austrian delegation to the peace conference, signed the treaty of peace between the allied and associated pow’ers and the Austrian republic at 10:15 this morning. When all the delegates present had seated themselves Dr. Renner was introduced with the same formality that was observed w’hen the Germans entered the Hall of Mirrors at Versailles on June 28th. Premier Clemenceau, of France, opened the session by asking Dr. Renner to put his signature to the treaty, and then announced that the delegates w’ould be called in the order in w’hich they w’ere named in the preamble of the document. Dr. Renner bowred and smiled graciously as he approached the table, and bow’ed and smiled again as he went to his seat. Frank L. Polk, secretary of state, acting for Mr. Lansing, as head of the United States delegation, signed immediately after Dr. Renner and was followed by Henry White and General Bliss. Neither Lloyd George, of Great Britain, nor Col. House, of the American delegation, was present. Mr. Balfour headed the British delegation. The signing of the treaty wras finished at 11:15 o’clock. Premier Clemenceau then made a brief announcement that the session was closed. SIER MEI WANI IR STRIKE Rf LEADERS, NOW IN SESSION IN WASHINGTON, KAY THAT MEN CANNOT RE HELD LONGER OFFICERS MAKE CHOC RAID IN DARRTOWN The city police and the county sheriff made a “choc” raid on Dark-towu yesterday and confiscated four negroes and thirty gallons of sweet “choc.” The raiding party consisted of Mayor Kitchens, Sheriff Duncan. Wick Adair, Frank Anderson and Lee West.    , •Vs the "choc” had not yet become intoxicating, no charge of manufacturing w’as made against the possessors. Four negroes plead guilty to vagrancy charges and were fined. Johnnie Johnson was fined $14.75, while $8.75 was collected from each of the following: Gertrude Smith. Lena Williams and Hattie Owens. WOMAN COUTO NOT T By the Associated Press WASHINGTON, Sept. IO.—President Wilson has been asked by representatives of the Union Steel Workers, in session here considering a strike, for a more definite statement as to the possibility of an early conference being arranged between the heads of the United States Steel Corporation and the unions. The conference here will remain in session forty-eight hours, awaiting a reply from the president before taking final action. It was not intimated what action would be taken if the union men considered the president’s reply unfavorable. Conditions ia the steel industry were said to be growing steadily worse, and the officers of the unions declared that it would be impossible to hold the men back much longer. lireota-Ptaell. concern of the Roy Bitten liy Hog. Let a Want Ad sell it for you. Martin Landers, the little son of Henry Landers, was severely bitten bv a vicious hog yesterday. He had gone into the hog pen to mend the fence, when he was attacked. A quick i<'Sponge to his cries for help prevented his being badly hurt. About ten days ago the same hog he tucked Mrs. Landers, wounding j ber arm and tearing the ligaments in her arm. That she found herself unable to support her husband anti children anti was therefore forced to leave him is alleged in the petition for divorce filed in district court yesterday by Mrs. Ida Brown. Plaintiff alleges that she married the defendant, James A. Brown, at Maud, on July ll, 1909. That she lived with defendant until July 30, 1915. That while living with defendant she was subjected to cruelties, mistreatments, and indignities almost too numerous to mention. That defendant seldom had a job, that he was often fired from his work, and that he did not seem to care when he lost a job. That plaintiff did all she could to assist defendant in supporting herself and tw’o children, and that he cursed and abused her continually. That she finally decided that she could not support defendant and her children, so she left him and returned to her father's home. Since leaving defendant she has received threatening letters from him and he has threatened to take her life. Plaintiff prays for a divorce from her husband and custody of their two daughters. Viva, aged 6, and Alpha, aged 4. E. S. Ratliff represents plaintiff. Maxx R. Brents and Miss Willie Pinell of Miami, wrere married Tuesday afternoon at 2:15 o’clock at the North Methodist church at Miami. They left immediately for Sand Springs, Okla., where Mr{ Brents will be principal of the Sand Springs | High school. A number of relatives and friends expected to be present at the wedding. but a few nfinutes before’the appointed time, the bride-groom and bride slipped quietly away from the party, taking with them only the brother of the bride and one special friend and went to the little stone church w’here they were united in marriage, Rev. Dixon, the pastor, of the church, officiating. A few minutes later, they left for Sand Springs where they will make their home. Mass Brents has grown to manhood in Ada. and by his stability of character and reputation, has w-’on for himself a host of friends here, who wish for him that his cup of nuptial bliss may be always full to overflowing with happiness. Tty the Associated Press NEW YORK, Sept. IO.—Belgium’s beloved spiritual prince, guardian of 2,500,000 Roman Catholics in the little kingdom whose first fierce resistance stayed the German avalanche, landed in New York yesterday. He has come to thank the American people for their assistance to Belgium during the war. Cardinal Desideratus Merceir was born on November 22,    1851, in Braine d’Alleud, a village only a few miles from famous Waterloo. Typical of the heroism of King Albert’s countrymen, this physically frail but intellectually powerful prelate of the church stirred the whole world to admiration of his courage when, on the first war Christmas in 1914, with Germans everywhere in Belgium, he issued his famous Pastoral letter, denouncing the invader and urging his people to resist in these words: “Germany has violated her oath. We can neither number our dead nor compute the measure of our ruins. Occupied provinces are not conquered provinces. The authority of the invader *s no lawful authority. Therefore, in soul and in conscience, you owe it neither respect, attachment nor obedience.” Later, in protesting against the deportation of the Belgians for forced labor, he threatened Germany with "the reprobation of the civilized world, the judgment of history and the chastisement of God.” Fifteen thousand copies of the Cardinal’s letter were seized and destroyed, the printer was arrested and fined and the brave priest was kept a prisoner in his palace by order of General von Bissing “until a re-^ traction of the pastoral letter had been signed. The Cardinal not only refused to retract his statments but became even more defiant. , He was given his liberty, finally, and continued to use his voice and pen against the "mailed fist” in crystallizing world opinion against the Central Powers. All during the war, however, he was subjected to petty persecutions and his secretary and other aides were thrown into jail. He went through the bombardments of Antwerp and Malines and braved the perils of the common soldier. Cardinal Merrier was created and proclaimed a member of the Sacred College on April 15, 1907. Before that he was professor in the University of Louvain, which was repeatedly pillaged and desecrated in the war. The prelate’s distinguished service for Belgium throughout the war has been told in frequent news dispatches. Less is publicly known of his early record as a churchman. The Cardinal studied at St. Rom-bout College, Malines, and the diocesan seminary in the same place. He was ordained to |he priesthood April 4, 1874, entered the seminary at Malines in 1877 as a professor of philosophy, taking a course in theology at the University of Louvain and five years later was called to the university as professor of Thom-istic or liberal philosophy. In 1886 I Pope Leo XIII appointed him a do-i mestic prelate with the title of i Monsignor. He comes of a distinguished religious family other members of which have won honors in the church. One uncle, the Rt. Rev. Adrian Croquet, was a pioneer missionary among the Indians for thirty-eight years in the Canadian northwest. He died in Belgium in 1902 and it is the Cardinal’s wish to visit the scenes of his- uncle’s labors. Cardinal Mercier’s visit to the | United States is largely the result of importunities from all sections of the country. As President Wilson is absent from Washington, the Cardinal will pay his first respects to Cardinal Gibbons in Baltimore and visit the White House later rn his tour. According to present plans the noted Belgian prelate’s itinerary will include, besides the cities mentioned, Philadelphia. Pittsburgh, Scranton, Albany, Boston, Providence, Hartford. Springfield, Mass., Detroit, Cincinnati, St. Louis and Chicago. 8age Advice. Hank Himes says: Think twice before speaking, thrice before writing and four times before fighting.—Columbus Dispatch. Generally fair tonight and Thursday, Is the way th** weather man talked at noon today. At the Normal. Miss Kitten, the new piano teacher at the East Central State Normal, will perform at the first chapel service at 10:30 tomorrow. Those who wish to hear something classical in the way of music are invited to attend at this hour. Fined for Fighting. Price McKinley plead guilty in Justice Brown’s court this morning to a charge of assault and battery and was assessed fine and costs, amounting in all to $37.85. He was arraigned on a complaint charging that he “did unlawfully, willfully and wrongfully make an assault in and upon John Richardson with his fists, and did then and there by beat, bruise, wound, and injure the said John Richardson, with the wrongful and unlawful intent to do bodily harm to him, the said John Richardson.” Date Crawford of Stonewall represented the defendant. The difficulty occurred on Mill Creek, June 30. ;

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