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Ada Evening News (Newspaper) - September 30, 1919, Ada, Oklahoma Three big stars and Universal Special is what makes “The Right to Happiness" a winning photo-victory—Liberty next Mon. and Tues. Che Usa evening Jletos VOLUME XVI. NUMBER 171 ADA, OKLAHOMA, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 1919 THREE CENTS THE COPY kl! QID Dim KID Cl EASON OMAHA PKAlkTIL AFTER ITH tH'FU PATION BY MAXY FEDERAL TKOOPS AXD OF-HOERS. B> th# Asmocmuxi l'rft-i OMAHA. Neb., Si pi. 30. Additional military forces, eleven officers and 200 men from ('amp Funston, Kans., and tweat y of fleers and 550 from Camp (Irant, 111., today joined the Federal troops already here as a result ct the race rioting Sunday. Major General Leonard A. Wood, commander of the central department of the army, also arrived to take charge of the military operations. The city was quiet during the night and there was no sign of trouble, a heavy rain serving to keep people off the streets. Reports today from the hospital where Mayor Smith is confined as a result of rough treatment bv the mob were to the effect that his condition was improving. PAT WORAN STILL INDISPOSED IHT HF GETS INHABITANTS REPORT OX PROGRESS OF IHF PFAFF TBFATY FIGHT. OF KONE FI,FE TO SFA IN OII DFB ESC'A PE THE STB FA MS OK LAVA. HIDE TO ALABAMA MOBS MAKE WAY WITH TH BFF BLAC KS. ONE VICTIM SHOT POLICEMAN. Baseball Bugs Called to Meet A t 8:30 Tonight I By th© Associated Press WASHINGTON, Sept. 30. President Wilson after two days of quiet and test at the White House showed !flirthet improvement today. Rear 4^" mil ;1 Grayson, his personal physi- ] the ciao, issued the following bulletin at ll A. M.: "The president had a good night’s rest and is improving.” Although the president's condition | will not permit of his taking any i active part in directing the peace j treat\ tight in the senate, he has shown much interest and received a report on the situation from Secre-• tary Tumulty late last night. Senators directing the administration fight for ratification or the I treaty without amendments or reservations advised the president thru 1 Mr. Tumulty that the treaty would not be amended and that no reservations which would require resubmission would be adopted. Sept. 30.- By the Associated Trew By *»'• Awodatad Press HONOLULU, Sept. 30. Maunaj Montgomery, Ala., Urn on Hilo Island burst into a new I John Temple, a negro who last night eruption last night and a wide gfooi and fatally wounded Policeman stream of lava began pouring down ; j ohn B ar bare, was shot to death in Hone side destroying many . . , , hv small He was the third negro to die by lynch law within a down john Barbare. was shot many homes. The residents of ‘the Kone J hospital early today side are reported tleeing to the sea' b:ml ()t white men which is thirty miles distance. ATTORNEY GENERAL PALMER SVVS WAB NOT ENDED UNTIL PEACE TREATY IS RATIFIED. period of twelve hours. Miles Phifer and Robert Crosky, the latter a discharged soldier having been shot to death by a mob five miles from the city yesterday afternoon. Another negro, Bled Astor, who was with Temple, when Policeman Barbare was shot was being sought by a posse and it was believed that his | capture w’ould result in more violence. Last night Policeman Barbare arrested Temple and Astor on a charge of disorderly conduct following a dance. Temple resented his arrest and shot the officer. . I Tonight is the time set and ad vet used for the Ada base ball tans to meet and plan the 1920 offensive. Ada must be made a double A base ball town is the slogan of those who sun burn on the bleachers and root for the home team win or die. These will meet at the temple of justice or injustice sometimes called the district court room this evening at >:30 o’clock and will prepare great gobs of misery to deal out bilious villages in the year Lord one thousand nine and twenty. Ada needs a ball park, the are >aying, and must have a park. That is a park owned and operated by the ball club. Ada also needs a team that can beat any am* atedr team in the state and protect the local fans from such disasters as took hold of :hem on a certain day and recently when an aggregation of unscalped savages from the Allen oil fields went out of Ada in the gathering gloaming with a half ton of good hard money wrung from such of the Ada fans as had more .aam v ivid) Gleason, White cox manager, has I cen in major league baseball for over thirty years. He was bom at Camden. N. J., Oct. 26, 1865, and began his baseball career in 1886 at Williamsport. Pa Gleason was .. rn. :\'©r of the famous Baltimore O', .oles and the old St. Louis Browns. In the>se days he was a pitcher. The greater part of his career as a p’aver was as second baseman for Hie Philadelphia Nationals, where he was active tint I I 19U6. In 1912 Jame* Callahan, then So* manager, hired Gleason as coach and j helper. When Callahan was dismissed after the 1914 season, Gleason to am- retired again, but in 1916. .n mid-of our season, he was secured to assist hundred I Clarence Rowland and -tavee through 1917 the year the Sox won the world's championship, In 1918 Gleason again was out of the game, but was h.red as manager this year CHB Kit) STIRRED RY TWO MYSTERIOUS MURDERS IN DAV; HOTH VICTIMS PROMINENT IN CITY. fans ball Paul A Ithouse to Sing at Normal Monday Evening f a r- enthusiasm than judgment Ada Music lovers of Ada are to en- would look good in a class I league, j 0 y esteemed and unusual priv-j these emhuasists ar? saying and they] ^ of havln( . |h , ir mld „ | SHV W^?I1 * Ada can support a team that will. Monday. October «. .he be the pride of the city and there; young American tenor of is no reason why Ada should not j pollUn opera company, Paul Alt-have such team in 1920. The meet house. This noted artist began his tag this evening is to consider the career as a singer at the age of six. ways to means to obtain all of thej a , which time he began singing in foregoing and other things, lf you the church choir. When he was ten can help boost, come out tonight j he was soprano soloist in the most busy. If you are opposed to ( important church in Reading, Pa., come out tonight and his native city. At fourteen he was a piece. You w ill probably j full fledged tenor. He w as always be lynched by the neck until dead, deaf, dead, byt what’s the differ- By - ii* Associated Press CHICAGO. Added to the unsuited mystery in the death of E. N. Purcell, a wealthy music publisher. today, was the case of Dr. F. R* Ter-reman, discovered by firemen last night in liis burning home. Two confusions on the head and finger prints on the throat with a bloody collar (near by pointed to homicide according to the police. Dr. Terreman. a surgeon major in the First Illinois Reserve Militia, evidently was beaten and strangled to death, detectives stated. His flesh had been burned in several places. Deeds to property were found scattered about a bookcase. The physician had practiced medicine in Chicago twenty-five years. Detectives said they would look into j the theory that a drug addict had coin nil tied the crime, fanied (>t tbv niany possibilities advanced by detectives in the death of Mr. the Metro- j Purcell, the latest was that he had been killed by a trick pressure on the arteries of the neck, shutting off blood from the brain. Ly *he I’rfs# WASHINGTON Although the war department declared in a statement today that "the accidents of w’ar and the progress of mobilization are now at ail end. ’ war time prohibition cannot be lifted until after the ratification of the peace treaty, iii lh© opinion of Attorney General Palmer. The prohibition law' provides that it shall remain in force until after the termination of the war and the demobilization of the army. Mr. Palmer has already held that the slate o: war has not ended until the peace treaty ha.- been ratified. President Wilson took a similar position in asking confess early in the year to repeal war time prohibition in so far as it af feet eld light wines and suers Must FLOGGING OF AN AMERICAN SOLDIER BY COSSACKS FR F ATES MOST SERIOUS SITUATION. By the Associated Press WASHINGTON, Sept. 30.—Major General Graves, commanding the American forces in Siberia, is understood to have acted on official instructions from tne war department when he demanded an apology from the Cossack’s commander for the flogging of an American soldier who w T as helping in avoiding a conflict between Japanese and American-Cossack forces. General Graves has reported the incident in detail and army officials said today the situation w'as the most serious which has occurred since the American forces went into Siberia. Pontotoc Makes Fine Showing at the State Fair CITY OVERRUN WITH FANS FROM ALL PARTS OF COUNTRY. CICOTTE AND SALLEE WILL START. POLM I DECLARE MEETINGS MI >T NOT RF ADDRESSED IN FOREIGN LANGUAGE; SIT-t ATION UNCHANGED. and get progress. spunk your enc-*. \Vp want a bull team and are going to have it. All aboard the district oouit room this evening we for SEILING SIOGK IN CO-OPERATIVE SICRE "The Community Store, the cooperative business being organized in Ada. is progressing as nicely as could be expected, said C. L, Mc-Xutt this morning. Mr. McNutt is in charge of the organization now in the process of forming and is the enterprise new said Mr. as sufficient selling stock in charter for the bee i granted,** "and as soon Mr. and Mrs. Frank McCain ol Oklahoma City, are in the city, the guests of the former’s mother, Mrs. L. J. McCain, 313 West Sixteenth street. Mr. McCain has given up his position as municipal bond buyer for R. J. Edwards at Oklahoma City and will leave the latter part of this week or the first of next for Jacksonville, Fla., where he will ac-cep' another position. Mrs. McCain will remain here for a further visit to relatives before leaving for Florida where they expect to make their home. ambitious to sing, yet football chemiatry were equally as attractive to him during his high school and college training. In fact. he chose Bicknell College because it | was the alma mater of that baseball king, Christy Mathewson, who at that time was a close friend of J his. Athletics have always figured greatly in Mr. Althouse’s life, man-1 i fest cd even yet by the manner in 1 which he spends his vacation, tramping. camping, golfing, riding and i .swimming. Upon leaving Bucknell College, Mr. Alt house worked in a bank at Philadelphia; but soon left this to join the throng of young artists congregated in New York, and to vie with them tor a place of fame. His dreams hare been thoroughly and undoubtedly realized. Today he is a | formidable rival of Caruso. Gifted; with a voice of wide range and | beauty, he has so applied hi iii sell to corporation baa development that his control J of it is now nothing short of marvelous. His method of singing, the exquisite polish of his style, his buoyant and attractive personality, I and his voice of fine volume, sonor-i ity, and swreetness reveal him as a artist. His big resonant voice, which is very even in tone, fresh, and of beautiful quality is marked by a very delightful combination of manly simplicity and at the same time great sympathy and highly developed dramatic sense. It is a rare opportunity tohear him in Ada. That this privilege of hearing such a noted singer will be appreciated will be manifested by the packed house sure to be allotted him on Monday evening, October I- Blaine Gilbreath, who has been suffering for several days with a most severe abscess in his face, has gone to Oklahoma City to consult a specialist. An X-ray made by local and ! physicians showed that the affected nostril was in a very serious condition and Mr. Gilbreath’s friends will ai wait with interest any further news from him. Oklahoma Street Car Conductor Killed by Negro By ' 9© Ai-soc I a ted Pres** PITTSBURGH. The steel strike situation in the Pittsburgh district remained virtually unchanged today. \ new development in the union’s I iglu for "free speech and free assemblage" in Allegheny county came today when Corporal Harry Smith in charge of Pennsylvania stale police at Braddock announced that speakers addressing strike meetings must not speak in any foreign language. For many weeks the authorities of several towns in the comity placed a ban on all meetings of union workers and many such gatherings were dispersed by local and state police . By th© Associated Press CINCINNATI, Sept. 30. With arrangements complete for the opening ot the World's Series here to-} morrow’, Cincinnati assumed a Dolt- j day appearance today as the throngs of visitors began to arrive to wit-! ness ihe initial struggle of the baseball classic. Hotel corridors were jammed to the limit and the congestion grew i greater as the day advanced and the: special trains began to arrive. With every one of the thirty-five thousand seats sold, the unlucky applicants for tickets were willing I to pay almost any price for a seat for the opening game. There w'ere a few Individuals w’ho demanded from 50 to $75 for a set of three seats for the three games here. The value of these tickets was $16.50. While Manager Moran of the Cincinnati club has not definitely picked his pitcher for tomorrow and would not make any official announcement, it is generally accepted that he will start either Walter Ruether or Slim Sallee. Sallee pitched two games against Chicago in th< World’s Series of two years ago and Moran believes that his style will give the While Sox some trouble. That Eddie Cicone, the pitching aet* of the White Sox club, will be Manager Gleason’s selection for the opener is regarded as a certainty. Pat Moran w..s le u Februa.y 6, 1876. at Fitchburg, Mass. Ile broke into professional baseball in 189/ with the Lyons club of the New York State league and played there until that team disbanded during the 1898 race. He finished that season with the Cortland, NL Y., team. The next year he played with Montreal in the Eastern league. In 1900 the Boston Braves bought him. He played with them until the Cubs purchased him in 1906. He was with them until 1910, when the Phillies ol tamed him in a trade. He was catcher and coach for the Phillies until he succeeded Red Dooin as manager before the 1915 season. Then he startled the baseball world by leading che Phillies to a pennant. When he was canned by President Baker of the Phillies last spring McGraw signed him as coach of pitchers, but let him go when Garry Herrmann offered bim the " b as manager of the Reds. Corpus Christi Storm Described By a Survivor San Antonio, Sunday. —Dear Mamma: Where shall I start. I guess with the storm. Oh that I could forget it! As I told you in my w T ire, I have lived IOO years and the army boys who helped to clear away the debris say that the only thing which to g en with it is devastated Bel* J. B. Hill has returned from Oklahoma City wnere he managed the Pontotoc county exhibit at the state fair. He w r as kept busy until Sunday afternoon supervising the packing and shipping of the articles exhibited during the big show. "Pontotoc county did mighty well at the fair, considering the difficulties under which we worked,” said Mr. Hill this morning. "No one knew until late la the summer that funds would be available to take our exhibits to the fair and as a result of this uncertainty many of the best specimens in the county w'ere not kept. Notwithstanding this impediment, we arranged a first class exhibit and took sixth’ place in competition with thirty four other counties. "We won several first prizes at the fair. W.H. Stevens of Stonewall exhibited ten ears of Squaw’ Dent corn that won first money over four , different varieties of corn. The first ; ribbon for wheat was taken down by W. H. Riddle of Stonewall. J. J. Belt of Hickory got first place on a peck of oats that tested 37.3. This measure of oats has been sent to New York with some other picked specimens of what Oklahoma can produce. The blue ribbon for quinces was won by J* K. Bottoms of Ada. "Curtis Floyd of Ada exhibited an eight months old Aberdeen-Aangus calf that won first money in the club exhibit, grand champion in the club exhibit and third in the open ring. He has already sold this calf Boring for $600.00. MICKIE SAYS "The OKLAHOMA CITY, Sept. 30. W. Williams, a conductor on East Fourth street car, was and almost instantly killed by I unidentified negro here this morn-ling. The trouble arcs** over a quar- 1 r**I about the car fare. The murderer ; jumped from the car and escaped. McNutt, stock is sold the store will "open. We are reaching out into the rural districts for purchasers of stock and have some meetings arranged for the country school houses. We atoll I un.sh* < make a special effort to sell the remainder of the stock in Ada next Satutday.” „ VV. o. w. Regular meeting tonight o’clock. Rev. C. V. Dunn dress the members at this at 5:00 will ad-ineeting. Want Ad sell it for you. IL IL I 'oilier! iii Ada. B. Ii. Colbert, who is well known to many Ada people, was in this city yesterday and today iii the intl rests of the Roosevelt Memorial Association and to consult with Mr. W. F. Schulte, county chairman of the association, in regard to per feeling plans for the organization The purpose of this organization is lo provide memorials in accordance with the plans of the national committee which will include the erection of a suitable and adequate memorial in Washington and for the maintenance of a park in the town of Oyster Bay, which was the home of Colonel Roosevelt. Mr. Colbert was private secretary to Colonel Roosevelt during the Spanish-Ameri-can war and was also with him during his campaign for governor in New York. Mr. Colbert was appointed United States marshall in 1906 by Mr. Roosevelt and has been a visitor,, to Ada on many other occasions attending to business of a legal nature. * USSIN, fcOHCUN^ \NE'aS fWUVi' VJ9 th UVV F9K. TW BOSS OCSt VHKVtO NSU. WIKVAS OV4 TUC ooT’tE© uue, tnt* th* PtCTOQC T* (CHO NT acc! TU’ THUN* vti choast Chicago Board of Trade Uses Miles of Wires WEATHER FORECAST Partly cloudy tonight and Wednesday. By th© AhwociHted Press CHICAGO, Sept. 27. - Announce nient ‘hat 4 0,000 miles of wires are in daily use by a single firm on the Chicago Board of Trade lias drawn attention to the immense extent of the territory now con-j slant Iv within a moment’s reach of the grain and provision pits on ‘Change here. Some of the systems of leased w’ires radiate both to the Atlantic and the Pacific coasts and to Canadian cities as well as to points on the Gulf of Mexico and to dozens of nearer communities. The largest number of telegraphers engaged in Chicago by any ot the Board of Trade houses is about fifty. Orders to buy and sell constitute the bulk of the work of these telegraphers, most of is during exchange M., to 1:15 P. M. Rivals of the Board of Trade firms iii regard to magnitude of private wire systems are few. The largest outside of the railroads and the newspapers is said to be the United States Steel Corporation. It is estimated that thFre are IOO Board of Trade firms that have their own private wires, and that each of these IOO firms has an avenage miles of wire. com pares giuni. I One week ago last night I wrote you a long letter from the Neuces hotel in Corpus Christi, telling you what a beautiful place it was and how I was enjoying myself on the beach. You also recall that I stared in my lettter that I was not going bathing that night as there was a peculiar restlessness of the water. The waves were not high and the wind was not strong but the water J gave one the impression of a child 'denied something and chafing in a suppressed manner. This was Saturday night. I retired about 12 o’clock, leaving a call for 9 o’clock. Prelude to the storm. I slept soundly till about 2 o’clock. At this time I was waked by a very strong wind and rain. I thought it nothing more than a common oc- ! currence on the seashore and after a short time went to sleep. Again I was waked by a terrific crash which private proved to be the crashing in of some windows on the fourth floor of the hotel. <1 was sleeping on the ti ird floor.) From this time on there "Eleven Boys and girls who won firsts in the county fair at Ada attended the state fair at Oklahoma City. Eleven other county fair winners left yesterday to attend the fair at Muskogee.” Meeting of Cemetery Association. There will be a meeting of the Cemetery Association Wednesday aft ernoon at 5 o’clock. Business of importance. All members are requested to be present. TEN YEARS’ SENTENCE EQR JOHN D. ARAMS John Quincy Adams of Madill, was con.eyed to McAlester yesterday to begin a ten years’ term in the state prison. Adams was recently con-vic*ed of foregry in the district court of Madill and given a ten years sen-was po sleeping for anybody as doors ten**e. He appealed his c ise to the whbse activity hours. 9:30 A. were slamming and windows were crashing with the Increasing wind and rain. People were deserting their rooms for the halls because of the flying glass. We all anxiously awaited the dawn so that we might determine as to whether any material damage had been done. Lobby Filled With Refugees By early daylight the lobby w r as a swarm of human beings inquiring about trains and trying to get service cars, but by 9 o’clock the phones In the hotel were dead. The rain wag falling so thick that you could hardly see across the street and the wind crim lial court of appeals, but later withdraw his appeal and was taken to prison yesterday. He was convicted of the charge of forging a deed to a piece of Indian land in Marshall county. Adams formerly lived in Ada and Is well known in this county. In Police Court. Only one jake case was found od the mayor’s docket when police con i opened this morning. In this case Watt Alexander was defendant and the charge was that he had taken on entirely too much jake for one of 300 Let a Want Ad sell it for you. was hurling the water from the bay; noble red man. He paid the tegiila-in such torrents that it was almost lion $8..75 and went on his way re impossible to stand on the street. When I say the water w’as hurled, I mean it literally, for the wind threw the water of the bay exactly as you would dash a bucket of water on a fire. By IO o’clock the hotel authorities announced that no trains were leaving and that no phoning could be done and that no telegrams would be' joicing. Prayer Meeting. Wednesday evening at 8 o’clock we will have our regular prayer and Bible study meeting. Last Wednesday we had fifty-four present and all were enthusiastic in their praise of the meeting. We will study the third and fourth accepted. By this time the elevator chapters of Genesis Wednesday night (Continued on Page Eight.) C. C. Morris.
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