Tuesday, September 23, 1919

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Ada Evening News (Newspaper) - September 23, 1919, Ada, Oklahoma Yucca County Was Without Law or    Order, Harry Carey Supplies Both in “The Ace of the Saddle” Gunless Photodrama—American Today tEfie &ba evening VOLUME XVI. S9T naaivnN ADA, OKLAHOMA. TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2‘), 1919 THREE CENTS THE COPY DMH, OKLA. BOID SHES IO SCENE OF BEDLAM THE SPIRIT OF PRUSSIAN GREED STILL LIVES AND REACHES OUT MOBS RAGE IN KFFtYRT TO RN. I»RI'K    ll HSIU NAT ION    OF i 'ITV i >FFH IAI S QI I et AGAYX TODAY. By th* A nm km Kiwi OIH' M KIO HT. Okla., Sept. 28.— The city is under mob rule tonight. Thief of Police Jack Avres and all mom berm of his force are imprisoned n the city jail, while threats have been made to lynch Mayor J. W. Nbrodemus and Councilman It Bax-kr unless they immediately resign their offices as the result of refusal of demands made by uirl employes of the Hell Telephone company. The members of the police force were seined by tht* mob when leader* led a crowd of several hundred heavily armed business men and oil field workers to the city jail. It required only a few' minutes to siexe the officers, disarm them and then place them in cells in the city jail. Resign your office before IO o’clock Tuesday morning or we will lynch you,” was the ultimatum sent to Chief Ayres by mob leaders. DRUMRIGHT. Okla. Sept. 23.— Following a night of disorder and rioting, Drumright is quiet today and its twelve thousand inhabitants have recovered from the fright of last night’s disturbances. About thirty or forty edeput ysheriff* and United States marshalls who arrived here last night from Oilton, Sham-. rock and Sapulpa are patrolling the. streets. Chief of Police Ayres was on duty this morning and Mayor Xicodemu.N was reported in the city and safe.    I The hour of 10:00 o’clock this morning, which was s^t as a dead • me last night by the mob leaders 'or the resignation of city officials. had passed and all officers were still »n their offices. Four leaders if last night's mob are In jail, and alii ie citizens are gathered about ’he streets in small groups there are no indications of further trouble today. A mob disarmed the chief of police but he was rescued from the hands of the mob by Commissioner Baxter and Assistant Chief of P61ic« Carlos SECOND HAY OF TMK (XKXTKO-\ KUSY FINDS BOTH WORK* KUS AND EMPLOYERS Cf.AIMING VICTORY. By the Aworikld Pies* PITTSBURGH, Pa., Sept 23. The second day of the steel strike in the Pittsburgh district was ushered In with both employers and union leaders claiming adjutage for their respective sides. Reports of the companies announced that they are in better shape today to continue operation of those plants which did not close on Monday, while tfit union leaders declare that the strike is spreading and will cripple all mills before night. The Carnegie Steel Co., the largest subsidiary here of the United State. St et* I Corporation, has closed several of its plants iii the district. CHICAGO. Sept. 28.—-The second day of tile nation-wide strike in the steel industry found all tho alantin tin Chicago district shut down except the independent mills ut Hammond. Iud. Statements of industrial leaders and labor leaders today still were at variance regarding the percentage of workmen who have answered the strike call. It was believed that the second lay's developments would tend at toast to clarify tha* phase of the situ it iou. however. REGULAR ARMY MER WERE KILLED IN WAR MANY KU,KKD AND I NJ (.'BKD IN NKW CA STV,K RIOTI NU By cli* A.-'Roeianr'd Pro** NEW CASTLE. Pa.. Sept. 23. With the state constabulary, one hundred and fifty deputy sheriffs and scores of policemen paroling the streets about the stet! plants here today, the situation follow rug the serious riots of last night was steadily improving today. Nine persons, two women and seven men. were shot last night in addition to the stabbing of one policeman and the injury of another in an attack on the plant of th* Carnegie Steel Co. Three of the injured will probably die it is said. MAR IS FAITHLESS Th* district Jones Mrs. some only divorce case filed in court yesterday is styled vs. Jones and the plaintiff, Hoar! Jones of Ada, prefers rather serious charges against her husband. Ranee The Circle the defendant Jones. Plaintiff alleges that she married defendant April 19, 1910. To the contesting parties three children have been born, all girls: Mildred. aged!. Shirley aged 5. and Pauline aged 3. ‘Plaintiff say* that for several years past the defendant has been guilty of conduct toward her that has brought great shame and suffering to her and has caused her to become humiliated and suffer greatly both in mind and in body, in this, lo-wit: That the defendant has been guilty of adultery with a woman whose true name is unknown to this plaintiff. “Plaintiff says that she has found the defendant in company with said woman and has found where he registered in the town of Coalgate, Oklahoma, with said woman as his wife, and says that defendant has neglected this plaintiff and her children and do<*s not properly care for her or said children.” Plaintiff alleges that the defendant is a strong, able bodied man well able to support plaintiff and children if he would only try to do so, but that he has not supported them for several months. She states that her only property Is the house she lives in, on which she owes a debt of $500.00. She asks for a divorce from, defendant and prays the court to two require defendant to pay monthly a reasonable sum for tile support of the children. She also asks for the custody of the children. R. C. Roland is attorney for the plaintiff. By N • w* - |«ec.«ti S*rviw* LAWTON. Okla.. Sept. 22 The great European war practically wiped out the old regular army. Dead on the field of honor or evacuated permanently wounded has been the lot of so many who went to Cuba in *98. served in the Philippine* or guarded the border from Texas City to Nogales, - said Thomas J. Dickson, Chaplain V S. A.. FoTt Sill, today. “Drafted men stepped up cheerfully and filled the depleted ranks Of the regulars. They fought with the same valor of the old timers, a valor that called forth the highest praise on the field of battle from the French veterans. “It was this morale of the American troops that broke the heart of the German. The tide of war turned at Soissons and Chateau-Thierry, after which the Germans never permanently gained an inch. Captured German officers exclaimed:    "The war is over; Germany has lost. We have been deceived. Now we realist* Uu*i we must fight America. We can nor fight against men who fight w lh the savage bravery of the Americans.* “Thousands fell but far from i across the sea the mighty host continued to come and grasped their steel before it touched the ground.” Major Dickson is known as the Fighting Chaplain," having been through ai) the battles against the German*. He entered the war with* the Sixth Field Artillery. THRICE ARRESTED TODAY IN (’< EX N I* TK>I WITH BIG THEFT IN CHICAGO POSTOFFICE. ADDITION WILL HOUSE FORTY THOUSAND PERSONS AND BK SELF-SUPPORTING IN FOOD. By die Associated Presa CHICAGO, Sept. 23.—Three men, one of them John Wejda, a clerk in the Chicago postoffice who is .said to have planned the robbery, were arrested here early today charged with stealing $240,000 of a shipment of $415,000 last Thursday from the Federal Reserve bank to the Standard Oil Co., of Indiana at Whiting, Ind. Of the stolen funds $98,620 w r as recovered. The remainder, according to an alleged confession of two of the men, was abandoned at the’ outskirts of Chicago when the automobile in which they were returning from Whiting broke down. A piece of police luck is pointed to as responsible for the arrest of the men. Chicago city detectives discovered the postal robbery when tw r o of the men, Leo and Walter Phillips, brothers, 24 and 20 years of age respectively, were arested in connection with the robbery of a saloon in which approximately $500 w'as obtained. Prior to their arrest no announcement of the huge holdup had been made. Informed by a stool pigeon that the Phillips brothers were involved In the saloon robbery, the officers at first thought that they had stumbled onto a{ payroll or bank robbery when 20,-000 was found in the elder Phillips’ pocket. MASS MEETING IO CONSIDER IHE LEAGUE THE IMI THEATER SECURING IHE BESE For the people of Ada who enjoy a good vaudeville program the management of the Liberty hag secured son e really good numbers for this sea-on. All this week Mr. Geo. B. Gardner is lier* with a splendid program for each day. La sr night he presented “The Jonteel Girls” in a si cal number composed comedian* and black face, by a Classy chorus of dancers and singers. There is always a good picture program which is worth your Bine and money any evening. “A good laugh can do no harm,” and a good picture is usually instructive and advantageous. Every good tow'n has its good playhouses. These houses are ow lied and operated by local people and usually, as is the *case at Ada. by public spirited people who patronize and support ail local enterprises and movements for the city’s improvement and should be generously recognized. jolly mu-of funny support ed up-to-date OI AMERICAN LEGION !■> i A -    Trcw ON BOARD BRKS. WILSON’S TK MN, Sept. 23. Ttie badge of tin- American Legion has replaced *»n I’resRLot Wilson’s coat lapel the ...ii. inure American Hag which foi \-<d lite prominent feature of the war ? ne pictures of tin nation’s chief * xeentiv e, I wa* ie! to tin Legion’s post at Glendive, Mont., to bring the cornin ^nder-in-chief ol tin American army and nav\ iuto the organisation. The Glendive chapter voted him a veteran ot the war and extended him a itll membership when his special lr tin Mopped at Glendive for a few* minutes. He accepted and was a Legion button which he has sinc»- on all occasion*. given worn Notice Rot a1 Arch Mason*. All Royal Arch Masons are requested to meet at the hall tonight at 8 o'clock. Work in the Royal Au » degree,    lh W. S waff ar, H. I*. BRIDGE DAMAGED SY RIVER FLOOD The kat\ bridge across the Canadian at Tvrola has been out of com-nii-son since Sunday evening and all Katy trains ate now detouring over the Frisco and Rock Island via Holdenville and Shawnee. The big rise that came down the river Sn ads > afternoon damaged two ^pans of the bridge to such an extant that it is considered dangerous for trains to cross. As a result of the closed bridge all trains over the Katy are running late. This morning’s train from Oklahoma City came down as far as Maud, but received notice at that place to back up, and returned to Shawnee to take the Rock Island line to Ada via Hold* m ille. Tie special train advertised to run to Oklahoma Cite from Ada Erda.' to convey the Normal Students to the Wilson reception may be int erf erred with lf the Katy bridge is not mended by that time. it ilia} be necessary to make the run over the Santa Fe. LONDON, Sept. 22.—London is to have a new gat den city suburb, to be the first of a series of such satellites to suck away London’s overpopulation. This garden city will house 40,-000 persons, be independent and self-supporting so far as food is concerned, and be an actuality in some four years. The project is backed by the government. Uultimately it is hoped to have a ring of such cities around London, say, within 2 5 minutes’ train service. Building operations will begin next year. Some 4,000 acres will be required for the new community, 2,500 of which will be devoted to intensive agriculture within the suburb’s limits. Small industries will be fostered. The whole idea is to prevent London from growing larger. london today is top-heavy*, from whatever angel the matter is viewed— transportation, food supply, housing, congestion, etc. The idea is to build up farm cities which will allow the worker to live under more healthful conditions, doing away with The transit problem altogether. The future development of the city will be strictly limited. All the streets in this model city frill be lined with, trees and grass plotted, like they are in po many American cities. That idea has never been given a chance here. There will be no rows of houses, nor blocks of houses. The town planner will be in all his glory. There will be a business center, a social center, a municipal center, and most of the low-rent cottages will each have a plot Of ground to help out the breadwinner so that he’ll never want to go back to smoky London town. The city will have its own electric light, water and power plant. Care will be taken to prevent the reso-j city retrograding into an unhealth-Okla-I fill, purely industrial place. A call has been    issued by Gov ernor Robertson for the citizens of Oklahoma to meet    in mass con ventions tomorrow* for the purpose of adopting resolutions indorsing the league of nations. These lutions are to be forwarded to homa City by special messengers! ' - elected at the mass meeting and all; ONE KILLED AXD MAHY the resolutions are    to be presented    WOUNDED    IN    RIOTING to President Wilson    Friday when he n> the Adiated Pr^s speaks in Oklahoma City. The mass meeting for Pontotoc county is called to meet at the district court room tomorrow* morning at IO o’clock. Resolutions indorsing the league wfill be presented to the meeting for its consideration. ITALIAN FOREIGN MINISTER ~" HAS RESIGNED, SAYS REPORT By the Associated Presa ROME, Italy, Sept. 23. -Tomasso Tittoni, Italian foreign minister, has resigned because of the Fiirtne incident, according to an announcement by the Giornale d’ Italie. FARRELL, Pa., Sept. 23.—More rioting occurred today in Farrell when a man was shot and killed last night and several persons injured. Many shots w'ere fired in the now disturbance today. The police report ‘that at least eleven persons were struck by bullets. E Woodman Circle .Meet. local groTe of the Woodmen met at the hall last evening and had present Mrs. M. (J. Meadows, the state manager. She explained the n£w laws of the order, the new rates to take effect the first of the year, and after hearing the same grove passed a LIVING HIGHEST IN N. C. MICKIE SAYS li> New, 1 SfWCinl CMM*vie* WASHINGTON. Sept. 22.—Char-j lotte, N. C., had the highest and 1 resolution Savannah, Ga., the lowest average the action of the supreme cost of food per year for white the local indorsing convention which inaugurated them. Mrs. Effic Matin of Shawnee, the district manager, was also present at the meeting. Ice cream was served and a general good time is reported. DEPUTY SHERIFF KILLED AT GOUID >400    fOAtVXO    tOYMEAKHt NNHO STVVA. CfeUA -tuts Tovsm *VYOVh£“\    TMO* MMUS OOt*CVMk UMO YAW* IM' WO YAC. TOVMYY PIM* I*    'Y4 Mb* OOY*T ttfcYYK    -IWL CHOA*TWY*4 Y 4 DC TMKT VCXVAO CA Pa %KY*TK CXXYVtq, v4*.\TwetO. LABOR CONFERENCE IS TO BE POSTPONED INDICTMENTS RETURNED IN CHICAGO RIOT INVESTIGATIONS! By tin* AsMWiAtni l‘r« s*.* CHICAGO, Sept, 23. Niue in-] d(cements for murder and 103 indictments nu lesser charges have been returned as a result of the recent race riots here according to report made public today by Mo-Clay Hoyne, state’s attorney. Marriage Licenses. L. Iv. Carlisle, 28, Muskogee, to! Marie Hudson, 18, Ada. IO APPOINT BAILEY I i> he* Atociat«*<: u rt-js CHICKASHA, Okla.. Sept. 22 The Grady County Bar Associal h.ts adopted a resolution urg Governor Robertson to appoint Ju Frank M. Bailey of this city to J eeed Associate Justice J. F. Sh of Purcell. It is announced I Justice Sharp will soon retire to ter the private practice of law. Ju Bailey was formerly district judg< this district and made the i against Justice Sharp in the prim election in 1914. Let a Waitt Ad scil it for you. B*    Service ALTUS, Okla., Sept. 22. In an altercation that occurred at Gould iii Harmon county yesterday Deputy Sheriff Hooper was killed and Justice of the Peace O. O. Hager was wounded slightly. The shooting occurred at a school house when the officers attempted to airest Iw’o men with an auto and a load of casings, suspicioning them to be auto thieves. An armed posse ran the ;wo men down and arrested them. Their name* are given aa "Curley” William* and Bob Cox, both of Altus, families w’ith incomes from $1,200 to $1,500 in southern cities, according to an analysis of food budgets gathered by the Bureau of Labor statistics in the cost of Bv-; ing survey of 1918-1919, just made public by the Department of Labor. Nineiy-one cities in various parts of the country were listed. The average annual expenditure! for food by all families in all the i cities listed was $511, while Fall River, Mass., stood at the top with $624. With Southern cities included:! J Charlotte, $565; Dallas, Texas,! •$552; New Orleans, $539; Houlton, $539; Corsicana, Tex., $533; Atlanta, $525; Little Rock. Ark., $523; J Memphis, $485 and Savannah $327*. The bureau points out there is weakness in the comparison in that | the families concerned differed somewhat in income and greatly in size. In Charlotte the families av eraged 3.75 per family, average was equivalent adult males while in $2.88. Savannah the C. V. Dunn, minister of the First Christian church, preached at Love- i lady hun night to a good sized au-1 (Ii* rice on the subject, "What Must I \i to Be Saved.** By th* Associated Pwss WASHINGTON, Sept. 23. As less i ha a a half dozen nations have ratified the peace treaty, officials of the department of labor are of the opinion that the first international labor conference provided for in tin treaty, and called by President Wilson to meet here Oct. 20, will he postponed. These officials said today that if the United State* had not ratified the treaty by that date it was a foregone conclusion that the conference would he held at a later date. Eightoen nation* are preparing to send delegates to the conference. They are: Great -Britain, France, Italy, Japan, Belgium, Holland, Switzerland, Persia, China. Honduras. Guatemala, Bolivia, Denmark. Jugo Slavic, Nivarauga, Portugal, Canada and Sweeden, duo-najO III Olin. W EATHER FORECAST Continued cooler tonight. need ay fair and warmer. Wed- Telephone Hearing Postponed. The case of H. W. Hubenthal vs. the Southwestern Bell Telehpone Company will not be heat'd until November 5, according to announcement made by the corporation commission. This ease was originally set for hearing October 2nd and afterward continued until October lith. Matters of importance have arisen that caused a second postponement of the hearing. We're There With the Goods Without any disposition to boast, The News desires to say that it isn t overlooking a single bet, that it can afford financially, that will have a tendency to make it the leading daily newspaper in southeastern Oklahoma. Beginning with this issue we have inaugurated the illustrated news service of the Central Press Association, one of the best concerns in the country furnishing an illustrated service, and included in this will be the cartoons of the famous cartoonist, Mr. Bushnell, whose cartoons are running regularly in the leading magazines of the country. The first cartoon appears today and one will appear daily hereafter. These cartoons and illustrated news features will be released in The Ada Evening News simultaneously with other publications using the service, and will be seen in The News in this locality before reaching here in any other publication. Not only that, but the service is the exclusive property of The News in this section. We believe our patrons will be pleased with the addition of this service to our already comprehensive list of interesting and high class features. SERVICE FIRST is the slogan of the two big News publications.