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Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - December 4, 1919, Ada, Oklahoma Battling Wallace Reid Does Some Remarkable Fist Fighting in "The Lone Burglar" and He Rather Likes the Roughness; Liberty Today- ft THIS DISTRICT VOLUME XVI, NUMBER 226 ADA, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 4, 1919 THREE CENTS THE COPY FOR THK SIXTH TIMK IN SKVKX' AMERICAN MHJJONS ARE YKARS THE IUCVKXUKS OK WANTED BY DRENCH PKO- THK DEPARTMENT KX- j pliK TO HELP REBUILD OKHDK1> KXPKXSK. STRICKEN COUNTRY Hy tlio Asuocintixl I'rcss oc. 4-A surplus! Doc. 3._American tour- of S2.S42.S51 in postoffice operation ists are being urged by the govern- tor the fiscal year 1919 was to come to France. Hun- "THE MILL WILL NEVER GRIND WITH THE WATER THAT HAS PASSED" figures are subject to some adjust- a million, are expected to bring tuent which would increase the millions of dollars that will rebuild i surplus. Mr. Burleson said, adding Franoe ABlde from the idoa ofj that this was the sixth time in .he seven years of the present postofficc cementing tht. two nations' frlend- admlnlstraton that the revenues had slitp through better acquaintance, exceeded expenditures. [ho tourist movement is regarded by An aggregate surplus ot more than as compared to 'hose interested as a great new busl- aud aggregate deficit of more than ness enterprise immediately and Un- for the preceding seven, mpnsoiv profitable and one that will year period is shown in an appended T ,4 ,v table. grow. Incidentally, it is said, the "The cause of the change is im-; coining of Americans who can af- medlately apparent." the report ford European travel at its present -ill aid in :he various increased or ;it the of foreign financial aid France is rate of 50. S6 per cent, compared seeking A department called penditures increased only the National Office of Touring was 795, or at the rate of -12. -19 per established recently to engineer a T1Un Publicity campaign tor foreign vis- VTrT service bu- the amoinit of the net change in reaus to trnvel Pleasant and favor of the public treasury." to Prevent overcharging. An un- Mueh of the criticism leveled at official corporation supported by the department's financial policy. Mr. rairoads, botols, travel agencies and Burlesou said, "was due to lack of others who profit by touring has and accurate information." been .organized. It is the French "The facts as presented." lie ad-1 Touring Company. Through it ded, "tell u story of achievement, agents are being sent to the United They ilo not call for explanations Suites and elsewhere. Americans or apologies and none are given. ,vin be offered French railroad tick- The administration stands squarely ets_ travel programs and similar in-; on its record." formation. Discussing improvements in the Newspapers have not been en-! service. Mr. Burleson said nothing tlmsiastic over the plan. The EX-i had been lott undone Vthin CELSIOR said "the public fears the I authority "to effect readjustments in ecouomic disturbances their coming! the interest of all the People and lui M in referring to the adding- OI SSl Proposed visit of the much talked "Because or the curtailment of of It ex- what may be termed 'special class' "everything 19 already postal facilities There has grown up beyond roach in price and there Is strenuous hostility upon the part no room in Uie hotels. What will of a limited number of 'special in- conditions be when it becomes nec-j terest.' the expense of whose private eesary to lodge and feed these new business was largely paid by the guests who do not look at the cost government instead of by themselves, of This has particular reference to th-e TO remedy such conditions, the modifying of Oie second-class mail- governmental agency suggests that ing privilege which until the advent wncn heavy travel begins in April of the present administration had condUions will be more nearly nor- been grossly abused." A detin-ite plan to 'reserve j THAT MAJOR BOARD OF DIRECTORS OP CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ORGANIZE AND ELECT OFFICERS. LAWTON CONGRESSMAN RE- VIEWS COUNTRY'S ACCOM PLISHMENTS IN PEACE AND WAR.. fifteen members, met in the parlor "of the Harris Hotel this morning at 9 o'clock, elected John Smith, cash- ier of the Guaranty State Bank, president the body for the en- suing year, and perfected a per- manent organization. Every member of the board was present on time and manifested an enthusiasm that is new in civic cir- cles in this city. R. C. Roland was elected temporary chairman and pre- sided until the organization of the board was completed. The election of a president was Declared to be the first order of business and four names were placed in nomination, John Smith, F. J. McFarland, J. E. Hickman and Marvin Brown. All votes were taken by secret ballot, and while all nominees for the presidency declined the honor the Improvements made are summar- ,.ooms for comlng has been of the ah-mail ser- Inaugurated already. All hotels in vice; establishment of the 'space France, numbering about system' in determining the com- havp been asked to submit their, pensation of railroads for carrying rates and to pledge themselves not] the mail: readjustment of railway to charge more in the case of life, mall service in the interest of both government-conducted1 travellers, j improvement and economy: readjust- ments of organizations in post of- fices, methods of service, and dis- tribution of supplies, on a basis of soun.d business, principle; inaugura- tion of rural and city motor service WE SCOOP Mi DIOKMAX WAS SENDING NEGROES HE CANCELS RE- Ql'EST .FOR TROOPS. By the Apaociiuei! OKLAHOMA CITY, Dec. ,j. J. B. A. Robertson today can- celled his request for federal troops to protect'mine properties in Okla- homa when he learned that two The News realizes that its companies of negro infantrymen and village delivery service; exten- 4. readers are not dullards, at the to ibe sont to t-he state frora we can't refrain 1 Columbus, N, M. In a message to ir attention to the Major General Joseph DIckman, sion of box and collection service 4, and postage-stamp, money-order and 4. frorn M .registry facilities to patrons on star fact box on the commander of the southern division system, insured parcel post, and .i.j'i-- tne Governor Robertson declared these methods of handling a ln ciaim.ng mar _tnc -r methods or handling dead letters; D U'oops would only "Involve us in readjustment of rural delivery ser- fauDrome ln Inls I unnecessary conflict and confusion" In response to trie call for coal i diggers, iwenty-three boys at East! -----__ Central NormaJ signed up today to i go :it once to the coal fields and i INFORMATION CHARGING THEM work in the mines. The state coun-l CRIMINAL CONTEMPT cil had requested Dr. Gordon to I Is furnish one or !wo units of diggers, i JUDdK and when he presented the matter to! the student body twenty-three of; By tho i he boys signed' up forthwith. A: INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. Dec. number of others are expected to, .Machinery of the department of jus- join in invmediaiely- i tice was put in motion teday to Gov ernor more equitable trlct- ,-----.'len of facilities to patrons ill- Just recently the News In- ,ready served and extensions of stalled the telephonic system cutties to those citizens who of taking the Associated Press theretofore been denied any service Reports which increased the neeaiess waste at all; complete reorganization of 4. quantity of our telegraph news pense." and formerly withdrew his request. unks to the and characterized ia supposed that the local con- to Oklahoma 'i'D-'eni will bt- ordered out immed- Aiiiong the volunteers to join the! bring about the appearance at feder- diggers at the normal are four ofial court here at an early date of the teachers, who will go with the'the eighty-four International and dis- boys to tie minus and help lift the trict officials of the United Mine fuel to the sujjace of the earth. I Workers of America against whom Dr. Gordon announces that the fa- charging criminal con- culty will assist the boys In every' tempt of court was filed yesterday iossi'hle way. and that .if any United States District Judge dent finds time to do any studying, 'Anderson. his papers will graded free of A general charge against the min- chajee i er heads, alleging; that since the leeitiinntt tim injunction against strike or action to I i unnecessary conflict and confusion" Transportation will be furnished Ti nil imtta -thn .f nnH vuui and ex- (Continued on Page Eight.) more than three times. Get- ting dispatches at in the morning, at and in the afternoon we are able to i scoop any .paper that reaches Adn, and carry the news that does not appear in uny other reachqp the city. Tuesday Governor Robertson's message read: "General Dlctonan, Fort Sam Houston, Texas. "Thank you for offering troops to police coal fields but I am ad- v-tsed that these troops are negro and If this is true. It would needless waste of expense and send them. It would only. Ident's message to congress. The afternoon papers of the I involve us in unnecessary conflict By Iho AHhociaU'd FrCKH CHICAGO, Dec. the cities which reach Ada Ing of industries of work hour businss _.toa.ay which reach Ada carried It but and confueion. If these are negro hVrt iroops. T hereby withdraw my re- the first actual effects of the coal famine. Theatres are limited to five had rwd It in this The neffro trooDB t0 have hcro wore the' evening performances and one matl-i nee a week aftd transportation lines and suburban roads have been curtailed to the! Gov. Robertson after s Infantry, stationed at Colum-' "us. They were to have been used in protecting volunteer coal miners. of same vKtt cancellation of nlfl request for federal troops he' MBS .TOST AS GREAT minimum requirements. More learned that colored troops POLITICAL HONORS COMES essential Industries will be were 'to be sent, an account of j ay tho Anaoclnted Prom each day as their small fuel which appears in this paper to- NEW ORLEANS. La., "Dec. Is exhausted and thousands day, but which did Jiot appear Charles J. Bell, former treasurer thrown out of work. In today's Oklahoma City Times Of the sub-treasury here, and who and which will appear in no j was expected to bo the choice of the other paiper reaching here until republican state convention tonight it appears In tho Oklahoman gubernatorial nominee, died at Mlnidterial Alliance The minister's Alliance mot Tues- day and set the first Tuesday of each month, 10 a. m., at tho ti-an Church as time and place of future meetings. The Armenian Relief Drive was presented and discussed; after which tbe following motion carried: "I move that the Ministerial Al- liance endorse the American Relief Drive as worthy of our support." and the Dallas News tomorrow home here late yesterday. -Mr. jfc morning. Many other Instances Bell was-73 years, old. Lot a Want Ad get It for you. could; be cited. The meaning of all which is that the Evening News Is In reality a newspaper In tho met- ropolltan sense and Is serving its constituency as liberally and as efficiently as any other newspaper in any other city. We thank you.' i ITALIAN DISORDERS NOW ASSUME WAKTJKE ASPECT By tho AiwociAUHl DERBE, Switzerland, Dec, Disorders) at various places in Italy have assumed revolutionary aspects, according ft advices received here, During an Insurrection at Turin, Rossi was seriously stab- bed In the back and fifteen other persons were InJvred. by privately consenting that the strike bo continued and by main- taining such an attitude toward the j membership. The attitude of the [government throughout is evidenced iiliat their merely refraining from re- turning to work after the strike or- der has been resented and the in- junction issued, the men are guilty i of violating the court's mandate. President Lewis of the United Mine Workers specifically charged with refusing to notify the members that the withdrawal order was issued and its purpose really was to cancel I the strike. The charge held that Mr. 1 Lewis still refuses to send out such assurances. The recently elected board of di-] Democracy and Americanism were rectors of the Chamber of Commerce the keynotes of the gpeech deliver. composed, under the new ed ,before a capacity audience ia the district court room last night by Congressman Scott Ferris. Every. seat in the court room was occu- pied, all the available chairs in the building had been brought in, and many were left standing at the rear of the hall when the Lawton man began his address. "I have served under three presi- dents since I went to congress twelve years said Mr. Ferris. "During the administration of Mr. Roosevelt there was .very little of performance in the way of construct- ive legislation. The same Is true of the administration of Mr. Taft. But since Woodrow Wilson entered the White House to lead a "Demo- cratic administration the record of ___ acheivement has never been surpass- chair ruled them out of order in .the history of the republic." declared that the tour mentioned f. Reviewing the .history of the pre- should submit to a contest. The bal- sent administration Mr. Ferris men- lot Tevealed that fact that John, tipned -and explained many of the Smith had an ma-! most important measures adopted jority of the votes cast and on a. since 1912. He emphasized the tm- subsequeut motion was elected uiian j portance of the Federal Reserve Act, imously. Marvin Brown was unani- the repeal of which Is not advocated and .in! b.y. member of congress. He men- Bowman j measures passed to safe- After deciding that the oresident guard the ilrterests the laoor ele- should beempowered at his dta-'ment-'and stated that for years un- cretion to choose the executive com der ascendancy he had mittee of five members, none filed by labor re- whom should come from the official! presentatives sent to the waste bas- family of the chamber but and Pigeon holes by Speaker other members of the board, it was: Cannon. decided to proceed to the employ I With intense earnestness Mr. .Fer- ment' of a secretary for the year.iris described the entrance of this In order that all should have the- nation into war after the most se- opportunity on 'this most important rious efforts to keep out of war. He matter, the temporary chairman open-i mentioned the Infamous McLemore ed the question for discussion and: resolution and its counterpart In then ordered a vote as TO whether the senate wnich offered to surren- or not the present secretary should; der Qf Araerlca on the 'When put to a vote O. IT. Walker! S6as' that was chosen unanimously to succeed: who the McLemore himself and a committee was ap-' hon had consistently opposed all ne- J pointed to notify the fact and: cessary war legislation and are op- escort him to the meeting. tQe national administration Roland in a few welU chosen re-, today marks, informed him of the result j Among the measures opposed by of the ballot, and Mr. Walker ex-; the congressional Huns were the pressed his appreciation and pledged war declaration, the selective ser- the board a continuation of the vice act. the soldiers bonus law. and whole hearted service which has the bill to increase the pay of net- marked his administration in this diers and sailors. They also oppos- capacity lor the past five years. ed the alien iaw, and fav- John Smith ored a resolution permitting, all and objectors to vot might handicap a man" in the ,of formance of such an important declared! tnat and while he endeavored to Pass the tlon to the of is honor to someone else', he accepted on Personal hatred of President Wll-, most gracefully at the last and son- whom the enemies of the ad- pledged the board the best efforts ministration have almost hounded that lie within his power. into his grave. Many of those now Under the'guidance of this able fighting the treaty began their op- Christian gentleman and rising buslr oosition to it before it had ever ness genius, it, is certain that the been written and before they could work of Ada's leading civic and guess what it would contain, business organization, for the year "But when they kill the to will be one of the most- declared the speaker, "they will km pleasant and profitable m its history. I arbitration. They wm kill reduction or armament. They will exempt militarismjrom every repression and force every free nation to arm iteelf to The speech as a whole >was warm- ly received .by the hun- dreds of whom crowded forward to FRIENDS, WE THANK YOTJ With very few exceptions the business riien of the cHy who are" men of large affairs and patrons of the News' have either called in person or by telephone FRANK L. POLK CALLS VON LESNEB'S HAND By tho Antedated Frcu PARIS, Dec. L, Polk. ;head of the United .States delega- tion to the peace conference, sum- moned Byron Von Lesner, Chief of the German representatives of the Versailles Peace Conference on Mon- i day and told Wm that Germany should not .Interpret as being In iher favor any delay that might be. en- countered in ratifying the Versailles !'treaty at Washington, according to newspapers here. "If there can be in the United States several different wave of un- derstanding the Mr, Polk Is i quoted as telling Baron Von' Lesner, there are no two. of under- standing the obligations Incumbent j upon Germany nor the' ties binding the United States and her'Allies. tonight Wanner tonight. and Friday. Patron's Club of WUlard School. Friday, Dec. 5, at 3 P. M. Violin Wlmbish I Address------Hon. Luther
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