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   Ada Evening News (Newspaper) - October 14, 1919, Ada, Oklahoma                                 Do Yon Know What a “County Coart Day in Kentucky" Means? See “BHI Appersoris Bo? Featuring Jack Pickford-American Thursday  ©ie gfoa Chewing  l ^ Mm   RETURNS  BEAUTIFUL DAUGHTER OF ('ARTER GLASS ENGAGED TO MARRY VIRGINIAN, WAR VET  MEETING OE BOOSTERS I. %  \Kill t Dj inni to ok-  11A \ l/.K I'LKMAAEM (SMK I ATK »\.  S I*  \n    ol    about    foul  of lh* U.tdiBK sport*, tans and been®"* mot in th** lobbx of N« ws otftc* last «*\* ning to d •nine wh*Mh**r or not Ada become a r* a! ba >*• ha 11 ‘ < uu take advantage tat ha> long >  e**i  has t ht* t*T-houid : and  of an opportunity *tn***i appar* ut  After much discussion which a' times took on the aspect of wind jam nuns on the part of the has boons" who once played the -.ame and seemed to think that they st iii knew something about it, th** meet mg vol dead earnest and started a plan tha promises to ‘-he this city a baseball park association that wi ; i mean a leal ball park by the time the season opens next year. and a playing ground that will be the pride of every player and fan in the country 'round about.  A most desirable location is al this time a\ailat>le and it is the de sir* of the promoters of the com pany to get organised and set hold of the property at the ear I est possible moment. A ten year lease can be secured at w hat is considered by all a most reasonable figure, and ■he location is ideal.  A temporary organization was perfected which is to endure until all the stock is subscribed and th* company ready to proceed to bus! ness. It is composed of M O. Matthews as chairman. Bill Coffman as vice-chairman and Harmon Kbey as secretary.  A subscription list is being diafi--d today and the soliciting commit ie** is expected to get about the work of getting th* stock subscribed at an early date. possibly tomorrow The soliciting committor is composed of A M, Gregg, H. AV Well 41  Bill Coffman. Louie Keeler, Paul .Alderson and J. M. Coleman. A special soliciting and advisory commit *ee is composed of P. A Noms. M IR rbiicutt. C H Rives and Clyde Randall  It was determine*! that the na;: •* of the organization shall be the Ada Baseball Park Association and that the capital stock shall not be less  than* 16,000.  While there were only fourteen citizens present, sixteen hundred dollars worth of the stock was >ub scribed right off th*- reel and all present agreed to take more it r should become necessary.  COUNTY DEFENSECOUNCIL  CALLED FOR WEDNESDAY  Through its executive committee composed of Judge Orel Busby,, Supt A. Floyd and County Attorney Wayne Wallington, the Pontotoc County Council of Defense is called to meet in the district court room Wednesday. Oct. 15. at 2 o’clock I* M Every' member is urged by the committee to attend.  The county council is composed of W. \\\ Gaines. Stonewall; Dr. T. A. Hill. Roff; D. A. Crummier, Allen; Elsie King. Francis; Clay Stevens. Oakman~ I. R. Gilmore. Mrs. Byron Norrell and John Baith fop, R. F. D.. Ada; Mike Derrick, I. M. Kine. Robt. Wimbish, J. W. Bolen and John Brown, all of Ada.  Luther Harrison and Mrs. Tom Hope, being members of the State Council of Defense, are ex-officio members of the county council.  Mr. Wadllngton informed the News that this meeting should have been called some time ago, but this could not be done because the executive committeemen did not receive their, commissions until last Sunday  ADA, OKLAHOMA, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 14, 1919  Deposits in State Banks of Oklahoma Are Larger Bg $15,000,000 Than Ever  THREE CENTS THE COPY  SERIOUS FOOD SHORTAGE WHX SOCIA' . KIE MKT ll*' STRIKES ARK NOT SETTLER I Al Al ERI ATELY.  Increase of $30,000,000 Over Amount in Vaults Four Months Ago Is Shown in Consolidated Statement Issued by Department Head.  FAR Al ER LABOR THEIR  RELEGATES AT THE CONFERENCE PISH C LAIMS FOR EIGHT-HOC R RAY.  Hi tit# A,i«0c**t**i i’ r *  s   NEW YORK, ort 14 With at least 2m0,00M workers tither oui strike oi idle as the result iii strikes according to union estimates. New York today vi*\*«d with increasing concern the pro peel of a serious food shortage rendered imminent by -bt of the striking ♦ turn to work and of the teamsters’  Oklahoma at  more money on deposit in state banks in  the history of the slate, according to figures bank statement issued by the state banking  any time in consolidated  banks at the on that date individual and an increase of $30,-amount ever reported when the total reached  board  There is present than at presented in a depart ment.  The statement is based on reports of the 594 state close of business on September 12. and    shows    deposits  were $152,606,136.4 5. This includes certified checks,  the r*fu>al last nii.lt of the strtRiug (time deposits and money due to banks.    This is  longshoremen to .turn to work and OOO,OOO over deposits on May 12. The    largest  ’he conli mane.    of the teamsters’ on deposit    befur,    was in November,  strike *    $ 137,000,000.    .    ,    .    ..  Th*- only »av or hope was    the    This showing is    considered remarkable by state banking  announcement by President P. Y.j officials in view of the fact that none    ofthe    croDLs^bee^turaed  O’Connor of the International Long-. marketed and only about one-half the    wheat    crop has    been    turn*a  shoremen Association, that the    va- i    into    cash.  I ,ions locals would now tau* a    ref-j    Resources of    hanks also sh  er. lid ti rn on th** question of return-    last    statement.  mg to work.    Following is    the    statement  Virtually    all    of    the fresh    vegetable and    other    perishable    foods! Loans and    discounts-----------  are shipped her* by express. The (Overdrafts--------------------  strike of longshoremen, teamsters Securities with hanking board __ hat bor and ferry workers, has caused iStocks, bonds and warrants  increase of $28,000,000 over the  RESOURCES  much food to rot on the docks  {   and in ships. No coal her** for several days.  ha.-  Lions Club Holds i Lunch and Very Busy Session  Banking house, furniture  reached Other real estate-------------  Due from banks --------------  Checks and other cash Rems---  I Exchange for clearing bouse---  Bills of exchange--------------  ('ash in banks -----------------  and fixtures----  ______$109,288,830.13  ______ 778.077.58   _____1,134,579.33  ______ 18,821,495.49  ______ 3,109,675.66  ______ 520,756.38   ____34,617,265.70  ______ 1.140,053.15   _____1,024.225.57  ______ 4,114,981.35  ______ 4,230,387.00  $178,780,327.34  WASHINGTON, Oct. 13. - Needs of American farmers, including recognition of the right of the farming class to renumeration on the basis of the number of hours per day of w T ork will be laid before the national industrial conference when it reconvenes Tuesday.  O. E. Bradfute of Xenia, O., one of the farmer delegates in the public group, announced that the five farm representatives will have a resolution setting forth the views of the farmers ready for presentation when the conference resumes its sessions.  Steel Strike First.  Prior to the meeting of the full conference, however, it is expected that definite steps will be taken toward the settlement of the issue raised by the requests of the labor group that the conference appoint a committee to arbitrate in the steel strike. Action of some sort on this issue is looked for tomorrow’ when the conference’s general or "steering committee’’ meets. Members of the committee who spent the weekend in New York are expect' d to bring back word as to whether mediation by the conference would be  His- Alary Archer Gins*.  Rediscounts Bills payable  Total —  Miss Maty Archer Glass, one of th** charming and b* autiful daughters of Carter Glase, secretary of th** treasury, is engaged to bt married to John Guerrant Boatwright in the near tutor* Miss (J lass an*! her  sister. Augusta, are popular in the younger *»oc:al set in Washington. Miss Mary was educated in Gunston Hall. Boatwright is a resident of Dan* die. Va. He recently returned from service overseas.  I Mf  Lettish Forces Take Initiative Against Germans  Labor Asks That The Steel Strike Be Arbitrated  It* t »*» A*-o*'iat«<d Pf* —  COPENHAGEN. Oct. 14 I^*d by the officers after the panic that seized them when armored cars broke through the Knee west of Riga the lettish force re-inforced by Esthonians have regained theinitia-tive and have moved bacn erose the Dona River, across which they fled late last week, according to advices received here from Wenden. The lettish forces never abandoned the portion of Riga east of the river. but clung to their positions in spite of a heavy bombardment from the Geriuan-Russian army that attacked the city,  offers of an armistice from the army of the Russian general government have been rejected, it is reported by The Lettish government. Troops are being mobilized everywhere in Livonia and the neighborhood of Riga seemingly preparatory* to a struggle against the invaders who suddenly began their offensive. Oct. 8. British warships in the harbor of Riga are said to be assisting th** Letts in driving the German-R ti Mian army back from the city.  It Is announced In Berlin that measures have been taken to prevent more German soldiers from going to Courland. the center of the  :  German-Russian government, and  bat ail food supplies have been cut off from the troops refusing to i return to Germany.  |.> (Im* Ah***-»ated Prrt»s  WASHINGTON. Oft 14. The <1** glands cif labor that th** nation wide st****? strike be arbitrated was I engineer, r* ported to Conference  committee of fifteen without recommendations but with the suggestion that if arbitration is undertaken th** proposed committees pl  The Lions Club of Ada met al the Harris hots! today in its regualr bi-nionthlv session with a splendid attendance. Th* luncheon was in the usual good taste of the popular manager of the Harris and a spirit lot good fellowship pervaded the en-I tire gathering throughout.  The business session was held in | the parlor of the hotel immediate-1 ly after the luncheon, at which sev-! I eral matters of importance to the ; business and social interests of the city were taken up and discussed.  Th** committee from    the    club  which is working with the city commissioners in the matter of the pro-l posed improvements to be made at I Glenwood Park as a result of the voting bonds for that purpose, made a report.  The committee r. ported that they had met with the city commissioners last evening and that it was the concensus of opinion that they had bettei let park plans wait until the arrival of Mr. Benham, the who has \olunteered to   TOtal     LIABILITIES  Capital stock -------------------------------------*    »  Surplus ________________________________________ 2.518.145.721 by Mr.  I ndividPd profits _________________________________  1    1    the     P aymem   Reserved for taxes --------------------------------  Due to banks  -------------------------------  Individual and time deposits------------------------  67.183.23 12,918,763.27 j 136,952,283.75 ( 2,735,089.43 | 7,445,413.08; 1.815,697.87;  _____________________________$178,780,327.  Average reserve, 26.1  r k  34  E  F  FLYERS  LINS  FATIGUED AXR SHOW ENTHUSIASM OVER RETURN FLIGHT THAN AT FIEST.  OFFICERS SAY THEY HAVE THE CHIEF TERRORISTS OF THE COUNTRY IN NET OF LAW’.  accepted by' V e I n ! ted States Steel corporation.  The farmer delegates, it was said Bradfute. do not object to of w’ages to organized labor on the basis of an eight-hour day, but they believe thai the farmers are entitled to renumeration for the longer hours of their Working days.  Five Farm Relegates.  There are five representatives of the farmers in the conference, three I of w'honi sit as members of the employer’s group. The two others, in-i eluding Mr. Bradfute. are members I of the public group.  | Several of the farmer delegates are of the opinion that a national farming conference will be called after the present industrial conference has adjourned and that settle-•    o 4 *    V    S    '    I: ’.un  the scope of the gathering now’ in I session. However, they expect to take an active part in the discussion of the high cost of living question w'ith the intention of showing that the blame cannot rightly be laid against the farmer.  th** National industrial I help the city design the park im-  todax bv the steering Pavements without charge.  The secretary read a letter from the department ot agriculture at Washington on the cotton situation, and in consequence the local situation was discussed af length, after which the meeting adjourned.  UH Is DRUMMOND MI  PERMANENTLY INJ1 RER  T. Drummond of East Main has returned from Atlanta. •a here he went to \is** his son.  P  st re Ga,.  PRESIDENT DDT MMU RAPID  Louis, who is confined in an army  borpital near ’hat place. Louis.I     —  whom most of the citizens o Ada;  know. was wounded in one Cfi’ the (  f* y  , h»* A    Pre**  battles In France, receiving a sh cap*    WASHINGTON, Oct. 14.-  ne! v ound In ‘Die i« He bar been i    Wilson's    condition was  I  in the hospital for a year or more lit Drummond -tales that the limb v ill be permanently and .. shorter than the other. Other-  1‘resl-gen-did  Six tie  chosen by the three groups from j members or non members ot th* con I eren re.  Thomas L. Chadbourne, chairman | of the committee, announced that the groups Yepres* ating labor and public in th* committee opposed i he I resolution proposing arbitration but j that a majority of all tim members j favored it.  There was no immediate action on j the report, the conference adjourn-! mg for one hour after there had been a sharp debate over interpre- j tat ion o» I he rules.  NEU SURI NT PARER WILL  BE MARE FIB PM HT KAW j  CJT ll* A*!*** IHI*-*! Pw**  CHICAGO, Oct. 14 That news-) print paper will have to be made; from the straw of wheat and otheri grains in a few years if the destruction of Canadian pulpwood forests continues at its present rate,! was the assertion of C. Price-Green j of Toronto, industrial commissioner of the Canadian National Railways, here to attend the exposition j ai Chemical Industries. The straw. he said, now Is largely wasted.  "With but one-flfteenth of the; world’s population, the United States consumes one-half of the world’s production of paper,” he said. "At the present rate of consumption and| destruction by fire, insects aud fun-, gus growths, one is forced to the; conclusion that the time is not far distant when a substitute for spruce in the making of newsprint paper  LEON BOURGEOIS A PIN HYTER  PERMANENT LEAGUE CONSUL  UA KIS. Oct. 14. Leon Bourgeois, forme: premier and minister of foreign affair? and French member of th** league **f fiat ions commission oi the peace conference, ha? been appointed a* French representative on tne permanent counsel of the lea:.u.* of nation?  MICKIE SAYS  DOttVttSS IS GOOD, t OON'f tttEO TO NONtfcRSe  ( WELL, NOY*! *%0MT 'HMEVt \ NOSINESS VS POMVC 7,  TUCH \ CAMT MfONO TO  KADOSH*. ABANDON Nit TMvUW] ADVttTlStNfe \%J Ar  UrtVKN t \  Hy tile A**©ri»U*d Pres*  MINEOLA, N. Y., Oct. 14.-With twelve of the sixty-two original starters safely across the continent and preparing to start the flight, the first lap of the army service trans-continental race tween Mineola and Sun entered its final phase today.  Only two of the fifteen original San Francisco starters remained to check in at Mineola. Five already have arrived and the other eight were forced out along the route by accidents. The two remaining flyers are Major J. C. Bart hoi f, who spent last night at Rochester, N. Y„ and Incut. P. J. Richter, stopped over at Cleveland.  The contestants who finished the first lap at Mineola displayed little enthusiasm for the return flight. All were severely fatigued by the trip east .which was made under trying weather conditions and several expressed the belief that no practical purpose would be served by J continuing the races. All stated they have contemplated starting! back if it is possible to get their! planes in condition within the hours Unlit set by the air service  tty th** J**so**i*ted Pres?  CHICAGO, Oct. 14.--Military authorities at Gary, Ind., announced today that they hope to have the return * manufacturers of the Gimbal and oth- a * r  er bombs w’hich have startled the  be ~! country in the past year under ar-Franchmen *  regt  withiu a fear hours.  Secret service men said they knew’ the name, habits and manufacturing methods of the individual w’ho has made most of these bombs. They announced also that they had discovered a plot to assassinate the  Brimming Bowl of Wets Is Only IOO Days Away  mayor of Gary. They have traced the possible.  WASHINGTON, Oct. 14.—Constitutional prohibition is now' less than IOO days aw'ay’ and liquor dealers owning large stocks of bonded or other wet goods are impatiently awaiting the hoped for ending of wartime prohibition so they may dispose of their holdings before the constitutional drouth renders it im  printing of Red circulars to Indianapolis. They also said they had ar-whoI rested the man who blew* up the I entrance of the Chicago post office a year ago.  Premature announcement in a  The situation at this time is: First— War-time prohibition can be ended by presidential proclamation when the w r ar is over. i. e.: w'hen the peace treaty is ratified and w’hen the country’s armed forces  Chicago paper this morning of some are demobilized.  features of the Gary story, military authorities there said, had partly thwarted their plans for cleaning out what they believe is one of the central committees of dynamiters in this country.  96  bit  win*- it 1a thought leave him in good In po wise shorten ta co indication a? to will be brought home.  the wound will health and will  his days. There the tintr  VGre, Royal Arch Mamma.  AL members of the Ada t'hapter. So. 26. Rove I Arch Mason?, are re-que *»d to be on hand Glia evening at 7 o’clock sharp Work in the Royal Arch degree  ♦ rally good today, although h*  T    fr’    fir®*,    have    to    be found, end one of the  iht, morn toe     !     most    likely    source* of supply ie to  •?h» bulletin ,K,md at 12:15 I*. U . be found In the vast quantity of  ' straw from the grain-growing area*  "The President did not have a which, at the present time, is be-restful night last night. His general ing^ wasted, condition, however, is good. As noted  est* rd ay .his temperature, pulse,  blood  Gray*  respiration, heart action and pressure at** normal. Signed*. non. Ruffin and Stitt."  One edition of Chicago’s largest newspaper, lie dedared, requires the spruce of thirty acres of forest.  Due t forge* ate.  woe** to get goer News office.  The snap shot fiends are really pestering the heir to the British throne on his visit to Canada. They're all eager to get prints of Wales.—-Bos iou Transcript.  Iii a town in Oklahoma one ihous-:u l rn n hat •*; *n *<! an it *reoia:«nit to wear their old clothes three months longer on account of the H. C. L. A thousand men in Lynn are doing the same thing without signing.—Lynn Item.  SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 14.    !  West bound aviators in the iran?-, continental air race who spent the night at Salduio, Utah, and at control station? just east of here have been ordered to rentafn at their controls on account of rain and, heavy fog. it was announced here; today. They were at Salduro this | morning expecting to get away for San Francisco.  To Save Charred Documents.  Documents that have been charred by tire are rendered readable If collodion is inured over the charred paper. In a few minutes this dries and a tough, transparent coating is produce*! through which the printing can be seen. Bank notes and other papers thus charred have been treated in this way with success.  Second— The prohibit ion enforcement act. which has passed both houses of congress, does not intend the war-time prohibition and contains nothing to prevent lifting of the ban.  Third- The resolution of Representative Rainey, Illinois, to have congress declare the war ended, is not expected to get far. Attorney General Palmer has declared the end of the w*ar will come when the treaty is signed. ,  Fourth—It is pointed out that the president can hardly issue a proc-  — __iamation    declaring certain conditions  exist when they do not exist.  Mrs. Ranee Jones was arraigned Fifth- It was reported today that before police court this morning on pressure is being brought on various two cases wherein she was charged democratic senators who have "wet with selling Jamaica ginger.    j    affiliations’ to vote for the peace  Wm. Underwood testified that he treaty with the threat that other-bought the intoxicants from the de- wise war-time prohibition will not fondants on last Friday and again be lifted even if there is opportunity.  no id mo  nim.  WEATHER FORECAST  Cloudy tonight and Wednesday Probably rain. Cooler Wednesday.  I lr those Bolshevik armies continue I advance Kolchak's title of admiral county court may come iii handy after all.- Arkansas Gazettte.  on Saturday.  Policeman Joe Foster testified that he searched the Jones home on North Townsend avenue where he saw Wm. Underwood. He stated further that he captured a jug of Jamaica ginger.  The defense introduced no testimony.  Mayor Kitchens assessed a fine and costs of $26.25 in each case.  The defendants appealed to the  The threats, it was said, would be without effect.  She Wanted Progress.  “No. sail, Ah doan’t nebcr ride on detn things,” said an old colored lady looking In on the merry-go-round. “Why, de other day I seen dat Rastus Johnson git on an’ ride as much as a dollah’s worth an’ git off at the very same place he got on at, an’ I sez to him; ‘Rastus,* I se«. ‘yo’ spent yo' money, but whar yo’ been?’”—Boston Transcript.  Vienna dispatches say Austria i« rapidly drifting toward chaos, which makes it look like a hard tim* in store for chaos.—Chariot'o Obse; /si*.  Marriage Licenses Issued.  Will Kelly aged 28 and Miss    -  Alice Rands aged 36 both of Ada. Herb Hoover says the crux of high Otto Newby, aged 18 and Mias prices has been passed, but it looks Beulah Covington aged 18 both of *o up na tho thcv were still cruxing. Maxwell.     1     Washington    *    ost.   

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