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   Ada Evening News (Newspaper) - November 10, 1919, Ada, Oklahoma                                 9  Are,You Aware That Medan Picture Influence Is Eminently Goad,and like All Good Things Is Bere to Stag. See “Common Property'  ®he Kila (©jetting JIM  United Mine Workers * Officers May Defy United States Courts  AMERICAN FEDERATION OF LABOR ENDORSES STRIKE OF MINERS AND MAY CAUSE LATTER TO STAND PAT; LABOR LEADERS CONDEMN ACTION OF GOVERNMENT.  I HE SHOULD WORRY ABOUT THE COAL STRIKE, THE H. C. L. AND SUCH  By the Associated Press  WASHINGTON, Nov. IO.—Labor leaders predicted today that international officers of the United Mine Workers of America meeting at Indianapolis would not call off the strike as directed by Federal Judge Ander-; son, whatever the legal consequences might be.  One of the spokesmen of the miners’ organization! said he doubted if Acting President Lewis and his asso-i dates had the power to comply with the court’s man-;  date.    _  “The strike was ordered by a delegate convention in  the event the operators refused to grant our demands,”! the spokesman said, “and Lewis merely carried out instructions in ordering the strike. It must be called off bv the convention.”  Frank Morrison, secretary of the American Federa-l tion of Labor, would not add anything to the statements last night of the executive council supporting the striking miners and demanding that the government withdraw the injunction proceedings.  The Federation secretary had been asked for a statement in view, of the opinion in some quarters that the pronouncement of organized labor was a notice to the striking miners to stand pat  “There is nothing to add,” Morrison replied. “That question has already been asked a number of times today and if you want an answer you will have to assemble the council.”  Federation Endorses.  WASHINGTON, Nov. IO.—The American Federation of Labor stood before the country today as an unqualified indorser of the strike of soft coal miners, bitterly opposed to the actions of the Government in pretending to end the strike through an injunction, which action is characterized as “so autocratic as to stagger  the human mind.”  Indorsement of the strike was announced last night in a statement issued by the executive council of the Federation which pledged to the strikers to give “indorsement to the man engaged in this momentous struggle.”  The use of the Lever Act, under which the court proceedings were instituted, were severely condemned, as “an injustice to all liberty-loving Americans.”  Committee in Session.  INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Nov. IO.—The general committee of the United Mine Workers of America which met here today to take action on the mandate issued by Federal Judge Anderson demanding that the strike  order he rescinded bv 6 p. rn. tomorrow was still in ses-' street «cars which were ordered out-oruer UC^rwunucu wjr•    : n f n , m ,t; nn n fl»ide the city early Sunday by the  sion at I o clock this afternoon and no iniormati i  C0B ,p an y  u  „ result of an ordinance what the committee’s action would be was given out.  A sergeant-at-arms was stationed at the entrance L the hall and only delegates were permitted to approach within twenty feet of the entrance.  Final Figures Are Reducing Harreld*s Lead  LLOYD -GEORGE’S SUGGESTION GOVERNMENT RECOGNIZE RUSSIAN BOLMHRVIKI BRINGS RETORT.  B WED OR  TEXAS OIL TOWN IS SWEPT OFF THE EARTH WHEN BURNING OIL FLOWS DOWN THE STREETS.  By the Associated Press  LONDON, Nov. IO.—Great Britain has no intention of opening peace negotiations with the Bolshevik government of Russia until the house of commons has had an opportunity to discuss the subject. Mr. Bonar Law, the government leader, declared in the house of commons .today.  Premier Lloyd George’s hint in his Guild Hall speech Saturday night in favor of an attempt to negotiate peace with the Bolshevik! has created a stir. The anti-Bolshevik press is uniformly angry over the suggestion.  The Daily Mail characterises the idea as ’’shaking hands with a murderer” and generally denounces the suggestion. ,  The Telegraph and the Morning Post are also hostile to the proposal.  Referring to the passage in the speech dealing with the possibility of peace with Russia, the Chronicle, always the special champion of the! premier, declares it is not “free from obscurity:”  The Daily News, which is antagonistic to the premier, accuses .Mr.] Lloyd George with inconsistency and insincerity in all his dealings with J Russia.  By the Associated Press  WICHITA FALLS, Tex., Nov. IO. —Searchers for bodies were expected today to explore further the path of a spectacular fire at Waggoner City, a small oil town near here which yesterday suffered property loss estimated at $1,000,000, when lightning exploded thirty-eight 1600 barrel tanks of oil, and burning streams poured down the main streets, setting fire to everything with which they came in contact.  As far as was known early today, only one person, an unidentified man* was killed, but many received burns and upward of 1,000 were made homeless.  About fifty buildings and residences were destroyed and hundreds who were living in tents lost their place of shelter, in addition to personal belongings.  TOU) CMS  STREET RAILWAY CARS ARK RUN OIT OF OHIO AS THE RESULT OF ORDINANCE PASSED TUESDAY.  American Legion Will I Celeb Tomorrow Night  Bf the Associated Frees  TOLEDO, Ohio, Nov. 10.-entered Its second day  -Toledo  without  passed by a popular vote last Tues-  A sergeant-at-arms was stationed at the entrance to  from the street. Officials reiterated their plans that the ordinance would not be repealed, and that the companies would not be given a franchise. They also criticized the traffic companies which spirited the cars into Michigan before day light Sunday morning without notice to the public.  Mayor Schrieber, who introduced • tho ordinance last June, was asked I lo meet with the common council I tonight which will be the third Republican meeting of the body which has been  run-  At eleven o’clock Armistice night at the sound of the fire siren all Ada citizens are requested to stand I facing the earn in remembrance of j the soldiers who lie under the ; poppies of Sunny France.  In celebration of the day, the Elks are giving an open house for the Howard Post of (be American;  To pive  Legion. A dance and elaborate entertainment has been arranged. The hall will be decorated in exquisite style and the affair promises to be  ROOSEVELT REFUSES TO BE IX > N SI l> ER ED A CANDIDATE FOR THE HEAD OF THE ORGANIZATION.  IEI! DISCHARGED EOD KILLING BRADY  Paul Combs was discharged from Custody this morning after his prelim nary on a homicide charge in Justice Brown’s court.    ,  Combs was the star participant in a gun fight in Darktown on September 26, when one Brady teas killed and Black Bess was wounded. Combs himself was shot during the melee but not seriously.  From the testimony submitted at the preliminary it appears that Brady went gunning for Combs and got the worst of the argument.  REM WIK IN FIFTH DISTRICT  OKLAHOMA CITY, Nov. IO. (Special.)—Practically complete returns from the seven counties of the fifth congressional district give J. W. Harreld a lead of about 1,300 over Claude Weaver, the democratic nominee.  The republicans held their usual vote in Payne and Logan counties, made substantial gains in Cleveland and Murray counties, and swept Oklahoma county into the republican column by a heavy majority. Weaver’s majorities in Cleveland, McClain, Garvin and Murray coujjties was considerably lighter than in former elections. Less than one-third of the registered vote of the district was polled, nearly 75,000 voters remaining away from the polls on election day.  The ^lectipn of Harrelf gives the republicans two congressmen from Oklahoma, Dick T. Morgan of Woodward being the other one.  Notice*  By th«» Associated Press  MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Nov. IO.— the American Legion permanent shape and to declare Its policies as a force in social and gov  ernmental life 2000 delegates repre-one of Ihe most enjoyable that Ada * Benting ail sections and classes of  REPUR. CONNITTEEMEN AREMEETINGINGHICAGO  the Associated Press  CHICAGO, Nov.  IO.  Ay Ce Associated Prees  OKLAHOMA, CIT*, ^bla.,    j    National    Committeemen,    from    a doz- held since the cars stopped  IO.—The majoritj b> when    'en cities, held an informal confer-1 ning.  Harreld, republican nominee was e -  fnce  | lere to< j av  to discuss plans for] a resolution will ected to congress from the filth t is-    presidential campaign of 1920. J tonight looking to  trfct in Saturday's nine  on »    National    Chairman    Will    H.    Hays,    ordinance,  disced today from 1.300 o *8    p re{t |ded,    said    the    chief    object    ---  Aura's ‘m °cor7ec«Sl‘'unofficial re- « f  '»« conference wan to make pre-tur™ from 23fi out of eaaluminary arrangement, for the meet  out  265  ing of the full meeting next month  at Washington, when the place for  be introduced repeal of the  MKNGSHOREMEN AT  NEW ORLEANS RACK  citizens have ever experienced. The beautiful program, together with good music furnished by the Soh ret-ber Orchestra, add the entertainment  service men and women started their first convention here today.  Governor J. A. Burnquist, President Northrup of the University of of the evening. No expense has been j Minnesota and Mayor J. E. Myers spared to make this event the most I delivered brief addresses at the open-elaborate of many seasons.     !     ing of the morning session which  The American Legion invites every  was  ,> a n e d to order by Henry D. one to attend this program and Lindsley of Texas, National chair-promises a merry time for all. Tick-j  U | au   ets may be purchased at the door.  Discu§sio1l of  candidates for Na-  We wish to thank the Woodmen of the World and the local camp and secretary for the prompt payment of the policy held by our late son. Idus Harris. We appreciate all the help and kind words of this great fraternity.—Mr. and Mrs. J. F. M. Harris.    *    It  District Court in Session.  District Court of Pontotoc County met this morning for a short session with Judge J. W. Bolen on the bench. Only such matters as were left over from the recent term of the non-jury court, together with some motions, will be taken up.  Let a Want Aa get It for you.  By the Associated Press  precincts in the district.  cLunt^MV^HarreU holding tho national convention will NEW ORLEANS, La.. Nov. IO majority of 920, while early un- !  cb 0 ** 11 - Although no action look-: Five thousand union longshoremen returns irave him a majority]  in R  to  the selection of the convell-; on strike since Oct. IO returned to of I 446.    I tion city can be taken by the con- j work this morning and started to  Wednesday’s unofficial votes from Terence, representatives from St. \ unload vessels many of which have 236 precinct* in the fifth district! Louis and Chicago were present to I been in the harbor for a month unease Weaver 10,515 and Harreld urge consideration of their respectable to discharge their cargoes. IO.#**.    ! tlve cute*.  Bad roads due to heavy rains are; preventing precinct officials from! making reports to the county ©lee-!  Masons, Notice.  Ada Lodge No. 119, A. F. A A. tion boards in twenty missing pre- lf., will meet at 7 o'clock this even-clncts. The state election board may I lug for work In the Master's dope unable to canvass the,vote until gtee. Please be on time.—Miles C* tomorrow.    *    Grigsby, W. M.  NOTICE MHM BERM OF  AMERICAN LEGION  All members of the Norman Howard Poet are requested to meet at the city hall tomorrow afternoon at 2:30 sharp.  or from Legion members for $1.50 a couple.  The entire program for the evening is as follows:  1. The American Legion—Luther Harrison.  2. Dance by Miss Anna Weaver Jones, assisted by her class.  (a) Jumping Jack.  (b) Dance of the Gypsies.  3. Song by Miss Dorothy Duncan.  (a) The Star—J. H. Rogers.  (b) Love is in My Heart—R. Woodman.  4. Reading by Miss Laverne Brown.  (a) A Girl's Diary—James Whitcomb Riley.  (b) Battle of Cognac—Josh Lee.  5. Song by Mrs. T. Morrison: “Carmena”—H. Lane Wilson.  6. Song by Miss Clarice Cartwright, ‘Forgotten’—Eugene Cowles.  7. Plano and violin selection by Misses Wiiletia Kitten and Ruth Hawkins.  8. Special musical number by the Heart Breakers.  tional offices with at least a dozen prominently mentioned for first national head of the legion has brought emphatic refusal from at least one delegate.  ‘‘When I say no, I mean no,” declared Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., one of the delegates from New York, when his candidacy was mentioned.  MIAMI, FLA., LABORERS  FAIL TO GO ON STRIKE  By the Associated Proas  MIAMI, Fla., Nov. IO.—There was no general strike / here today of union labor, the strike order issued early last week having been recalled Saturday after a conference between city officials and labor leaders.  WEATHER FORECAST  Fair tonight and Tuesday.  County Offices Cooeed Tuesday.  The Board of County Commissioners in session today ordered all county offices closed Tuesday, Armistice Day.  Let a Want Ad get it for you.  I  Records Show Results of Closing The Saloons  H  HERE is what the records show has been the result of four months without saloons in Los Angeles:  FUtST—-In the four months of July, August, September and October of 1917 there were 5660 cases of ‘‘drunk and disorderly” places on the police blotter, against 2,170 in the same months of 1918, when the saloons were restricted, and 804 cases for the corresponding time of the present year, with saloons closed.  SECOND—The number of families under the care of the charitable institutions of Los Angeles have decreased during the four months that the saloons have been out of business from 3,400 to 2,084. The number of patients received at both the County Hospital and the County Farm have decreased, but only slightly.    '  THIRD—The work care of drunken  of taking men and  women by the Salvation Army, Volunteers of America and Christian Mission in this city has been made almost unnecessary, and the efforts of the men and women of these institutions has b en directed into other channels.  FOURTH—The birth rate and the death rate in Los Angeles have not been very greatly affected by the absence of the saloon, apparently. There have been less births recorded and also fewer deaths.  FITTW—Marriages have been greatly stimulated. The number of marriage licenses recorded during the four months of the present year that have been saloonless was 3,515. Last year, during the same four months 2,598 licenses were issued.  «   

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