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Ada Evening News (Newspaper) - December 8, 1919, Ada, Oklahoma Opening Today at the Liberty Theater M Tke Heart Breaking Baby    and    Warren    Kerrigan    in    Best     n    in    Pictures Che Chemna Jletos \ OLUME XVI. NUMBER 229 ADA, OKLAHOMA, MONDAY, DECEMBER 8, 1919 THREE CENTS THE COPY HBRS EXPECTED IKM TM HNT HAS UKEN MODIFIED US SICH MANN KH AS Ti) UK SATISFACTORY TO THU GERMANS. to the Arwtts'td l*n«* PARIS, Der. 8.—The allies have consented to modify some of the terms of the protocol putting into effect the peace treaty and to which Germany has made objections. The clause providing for indemnity for the destruction of the German fleet at Scapa How has been modified so as to refer to the Hague Tribunal the Question of whether the delivery of the courtage demanded by the allies will cripple Germany" it is understood. The final paragraph of the protocol providing that even after the peace treaty has gone into effect the allies might use military measures to secure the execution of the treaty’s terms has been eliminated entirely, as has also the clause relating to the evacuation oi the Baltic provinces by German troops. The understanding also is that the other features of the protocol objectionable to the Germans have been eliminated. It is expected that the Germans will sign the protocol without further delay today. BRITISH PURCHASE AMERICAN GOODS TO SELL IN BALTIC REPtlBLICM LEADERS flock to mi WASHINGTON. Dec. 8.- Republican leaders from every* state were coming into Washington today to take a hand in the numerous conter* noes on candidates and policies incident to the meeting of the republican national committee Wednesday. These conferences easily overshadow in interest the real purpose of the meeting which is to select a time and place of the 1919 convention. With the arrival of Chairman Will H. Hays and other officials of the national committee, talk about the convention city began to forecast an early decision. It was thought likely that in their conferences during th*- day the leaders might virtually settle the question. Chicago and St. Louis are making fights for the honor. D Hitching On ] STRIKE MATTERS TO By the Associated Pres* LONDON. Dec. 7. British interests are purchasing American goods to sell-in the new Baltic slates as part of their plan to “get in on the ground floor” commercially when turmoil in thai part of the world ceases. The American Chamber of Commerce in London understands that Esthonia has sold to Great Britain its exportable surplus of timber for the next eighteen months in return for supplies which Great Britain can now produce and which are being purchased in ’he United States in order that the contract may he carried out. It is pointed out that 40 per cent of Russian exports normally pass through Lettish ports. The chamber strongly advises American business firms to try for some of this business. *- MEETING LAST NIGHT AT THE -METHODIST CHURCH The union meeting last night at the Methodist Church was a success. The hou>e was filled to its capacity and running over. The pictures depicted in a vivid way the terrible sufferings the Armenians and others have undergone at the hands of the Turks. It showed also the work of relief as it is being conducted by the American Committee for Belief in the Near East. The committee is doing a great work, but its success depends upon the support given it. More than five ‘mildred and forty dollars was subscribed and the greater portion of it was paid in cash before the people left the building. It is expected thai the rest of the quota ft* Ada, twelve hundred dollars, will be subscribed today. Any one desiring to subscribe can phone to J. A. Smith of the Guaranty State Bank, county treasurer/ or to C. V. Dunn, county chairman. --Ai    -—-- AMERICAN LEGION OUT TO WATCH DISLOYALTI8T8 HUTCHINSON, Ran., I>*c. 8.—The Hutchinson post of the American Legion was the first "in the state to appoint a “vigilance committee" and according to word received by Legion officers here, each other post in the state is to organise a like commitee, mainly for the purpose of dealing with radical agitators and promoters of disloyalty and un-Americanism. The state executive committee of the Legion in session recently at Salina decided to provide a secret “intelligence committee” in each of the 157 posts in the state to investigate cases of alleged disloyalty and report to the state and federal peace officers. The local post of the American Legion will meet at the city hall tonight at T:30. Much business of importance will come up. Every member is urged to be pi ©sent. VOLUNTEERS DIO COAL AS STRIKERS CONFER By (He AKMH'taO'd Press KANSAS CITY, Mo., Dec. 8.— Although belief was prevalent that the Indianapolis conference would afford an avenue for ending the miners strike, volunteer cop! diggers of the southwest turned to increase their efforts to produce a maxim ain output today. Oklahoma and Arkansas today expect et! to Join .Missouri and Kansas in producing coal through the volunteer system. Work mas scheduled to begin jthis morning in the strip pits near McAlester, Oklahoma, and Hartford. Ark. The Kansas volunteers today set out to surpass their record of yesterday when twenty-seven cars were shipped. The Missourians took out one and one-half cars yesterday from the Barton county pits and stat* officials said H was hoped to get to work in full swing today. Dr. A. C. Scott to Lecture In Ada Tomorrow PJI. JAPANESE COTTON GOODS SOARING ON SKYWARD MARKET DISMISSED KROM AIR SERVICE KOR MAKING EXTRAVAGANT HAIMS ABOUT HIS FRATS IX WAR. Ussaery Trial Set for Hearing On Next Monday By the A Not ta im! Pre** TORIO, Dec. 7.—Japanese cotton yarns are soaring skyward. 'The price® ruling in the market have set new high records in the spinning industry of Japan and even threaten to exceed the record figure in the world’s market. The present quotations, if left unmodified, will soon tell on the welfare of the Japanese public who are already suffering from the advance price of cotton piece goods. The government is taking the situation seriously and recently despatched officials to Osaka, the most important center of spinning industry, to investigate the cause of the recent advance and to recommend measures for regulating prices. But the measures taken by the government so far have had no effect and quotations are still advancing. The current prices have reached such a figure that weavers can derive a large margin of profits bv manufacturing textile fabris with cotton yarns .mported from abroad. One large weaving concern in Osaka has already ordered large quantities of fine yarns from the United States and thick yarns from China. This is the first importation of foreign cotton yarns by Japanese spinning concerns. — -- Egg Roost at Seminole. Terry G. Smith of the Frisco, returned last night from Seminole and reports a disastrous train wreck at that town early’ yesterday morning. A loaded freight train left the track and spilled two car loads of gasoline, a car Of flour, another car of eggs, a lot of spuds, and various other provender. The gasoline caught fire and proceeded to con-1 some the entire wreck. The pota-1 toes and eggs were roasted and thej flour destroyed. Terry says that hundreds of negroes were busy all | day yesterday raking roasted eggs out of the fire and Enjoying them-1 selves immensely. A rare treat is in store for citizens of Ada tomorrow when Dr A. C. Scott of Oklahoma City appears here to speak on “Arbitration and thCL League of Nations/’ Dr. Scott has| been invited to address the Twentieth Century Club of Ada, and    ^ will be the guest of the Lions Club By the Associated Tres* at their luncheon. He will address    WASHINGTON,    Dec. 8.-—Sentence the Twentieth Century club at the 0 f dismission imposed by a naval F irst Christian church at 3 o’clock court martial on Cupt. Edwin George «    •    Chamberlain, an aviator in the ma-j The Twentieth Century Club an- fine corps, on charges growing out jounces that the address of Dr. of his sensational claims of having I Scott will be too good a treat to th* defeated a vastly superior force of monopolized by the club and that German airships on the western front the doors will be open to every man. was approved today by Secretary woman, and child of Ada who de- Daniels    I sires to hekr the lecture. Dr. Scott    Chamberlain is    a native of    San is one of Oklahoma's most finished    Antonio, Tex. His    case became    one scholars and is an orator of nation- 0 f unusual interest and officials of i a1 reputation. Every one who can the navy department and the ma-1 hear him tomorrow is certain to r.r.e corps were sent overseas to in-hear a brilliant address.    vestigate every point evolved. Chamberlain claimed that on July ll, I HIT, on a trip over the Brit-! ish front he had fought twelve German planes, destroyed live of them, damaged two others, and sweeping earthward with a adniaged machine) scamped a detachment of German soldiers. He said that after landing,! __ i    he took a German prisoner and then carried a wounded French officer By th** Associated Press    back to Safety. WASHINGTON. Dec. 8.—President Denial of the exploit by British Wilson said he would be “gravely officers led to an ^ investigation, concerned to see any such a resolu- Chamberlain contended that the fail-« tion pass congress,” he wrote Sena- ure G f British fliers to corro-i tor I*all today in regard to Fall s t >ora { e hit* story was Decause the advolution to s *‘ vv *V diplomatic m j S8 $ on    an    American officer' relations with the Carranza govern had used a Briti * h nlachlne would ‘ “It would constitute a crisis ln 1 have resulted **» their court martial. the country and with Mexico which might lead to    a very    great con- trifled that he fusion regarding    foreign    arrairs.” he British plane on    the date    niention- wrote.    *    cd in official reports. Chamber- The president    said    that at the'Iain’s case now    goes to    President peace conference    he had    the support j V/iLon for final    action. of every authority and the statement    ---♦---- that the director of foreign affairs was signed by the chief and executed to him alone. When the president’* letter was received by Senator Lodge of the foreign relations committee he called,    ■■    ■    nm    an a mil kb mi. Senator Fall and Senator Brandgee, J republican of Conhectfeutt. into con. ference and in a few minutes an- GO TR GRAND JURY By tho Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 8—The federal grand jury, summoned by District Judge A. B. Anderson to investigate alleged violations of the Lever Act and anti-trust laws by miners, operators and coal dealers in connection with the coal strike, will not be empaneled today, United States District Attorney Slack announced. While announcing that the empaneling of the grand jury had been postponed until IO o’clock tomorrow, Mr. Slack would not say that the jury would be empaneled at thai lime. It was indicated that the calling together of the investigators would depend upon conferences today with Attorney General Palmer and others who were to arrive here from Washington about noon. wmist LETTER TO MEXICO By the Associated Press WASHINGTON, Dec. 8. — President Wilson today prepared a letter on the Mexican situation for transmission to Senator Fall, republican of New Mexico, one of the committee of two appointed to confer with the president on the resolution before the senate foreign relations with Mexico be severed. This announcement was made at the White House shortly after the foreign relations committee had met and adjourned to await the communication by the president before going further into consideration of the resolution which was introduced by Senator Fall last week. BE SEIM 111 WRITE HOUSE HOPES THAT SET-TLEMENT WILL BE MADE TODAY ALONG LINES PROPOSED BY WTT,SON E. W. Ussaery was arraigned before Justice Brown this morning on a charge of killing Whit Hyden 1 last Friday. He is accused of mur-! der. He entered his plea of not! guilty and his preliminary examination was set for hearing next day morning at IO o’clock. The trial of Ussaery promises to; be one of the hardest legal battles fought in Pontotoc county in recent years. Ussaery is represented by R.i C. Roland of Ada and Judge H. C. Potterf of Ardmore. The county at-; torney’s office is being assisted by) King & Crawford of Ada and Judge! W. B. M. Mitchell of Washington/ a brother-in-law of Hyden. Pavement Pickups By the Associated Press WASHINGTON, Defc. 8.—Hope of the settlement tomorrow afternoon of the “controversy between the miners, the operators and the government” was expressed in a formal statement issued today at the White House. The statement follows: “It is hoped that there will be a settlement on Tuesday afternoon of the controversy between the miners, the operators and the government, through the acceptance of the proposal which was submitted to the president of the United Mine Workers, Lewis, by Attorney General Palmer, Saturday night.” The utmost secrecy still surrounded the president’s proposal today and Secretary Tumulty and other officials refused to supplement the White House statement. It was learned, however, that the proposal made to the miners was from the president himself, and was in the form of a memorandum written by him. SHARP CONTRASTS IN FOOD SUPPLY NOTED IN EUROPE PRESiDERT AGAINST BREA! WITH MEXICO WEATHER FORECAST Cloudy tonight and Tuesday, probably snow in northwest portion. Tuesday temperature zero to 2 to 12 degrees, IO to 24 In northwest and IO to 28 degrees in southwest portion. BROWN OE MAIL IRR TORE had landed in a KANGAS WOBIG A trade was consummated today whereby A. p. Brown of Madill becomes proprietor of the Union Store, formerly owned by S. 1.1 Tobias. Mr. Brown is one of thej really big merchants of this section; of the state. He has stores in Madill, Bokchito. Weleetka, Mill Creek and! Henryetta, the local house being his sixth large dry goods establish-. mein in southeastern Oklahoma. Mr. Brown bears the name of be-i lug a splendid merchant and a mam worthy of the excellent business he! now enjoys. All his stores are doing! well and are recognized leaders ini the communities in which they are; located. He will continue his headquarter** at Madill but will feel a keen interest in the progress of Ada and Pontotoc county. David Starr Jordon estimated the flight of flying fish of Southern California at a maximum of a quarter of a mile. All myrrh comes from either Aden or Bombay. SHOP EARLY No matter whether it be in business, religion or politics, the world never has the slightest confidence in the man who proves to be a traitor, and turns his back upon his friends, who made it possible for him to succeed. There are many crimes in the world, but ingratitude heads the list.—Johnston County Capital Democrat. *---------- Costa Rico has had nine constitutions since 1821 when it gained its independence from Spain. *---- One big ammunition concern fires 25.000,000 shots annually in tents to insure standard quality. flounced that do further action on \ By Jh ,    Pr~ w7uM e h! C *t",w,n el8    situation    11TTKBUKG, Kan., Dec. 8.—Got. “We wanted to help,” Senator!    ^^Lsion^/^h^    Kansas I    aam    '    “Rn*    >1,.     nn a r ,    t    trAoidlnary    session    of the Kansas situinn    t th*» nr*»HiH*»nt T t. p legislature to meet January 5. The situation goes to the president. The    iLi/i.iinn    rn responsibility is on his shoulders, NO DECISION YET AS TO PROHIBITION ahad me adj The time taken for an explosion of a dynamite cartridge is about one twenty-fourth of rn second. »--- Steel is being subsumed for wood In borrel making. necessity of providing legislation to deal with Industrial disputes, such as the coal strike, is set forth as the main reason for assembling the legislature at this time. PITTSBURG, Kan., Dec. 8.—Facing a biting wind, and a temperature LVhutiiAl    of 8 degrees below freezing,, the FORMER ARDMORE CITIZEN volunteers in the strip pits of Kan-WAS DENIED BAIL TODAY j gas began the second week of their coal digging campaign today. Revised figures show twenty-eight cars loaded and filled out yesterday, making let it rest there.’ It was said Senator Fall would make public during the day the the evidence upon which he based his resolution to sever all diplomatic relations with Mexico. By th* Associated Pre** FORT WORTH. Tex., Dec. 8.— The district attorney’s office today refused to agree to bail In the case of Bob Brazil, tonner citizen of Ardmore. Okla., who Is accused of killing Lee Singler, firmer chief of police of Ardmore, In Fort Worth, Saturday. The next step will be application of a writ of habeas corpus in district court. -9    - Lot a Want Ad gat It for yon. fly 'he Associated Presa WASHINGTON. Dec. 8.—No decision on the constitutionality of war time prohibition and the prohibition enforcement act was rendered today by the supreme court and there was no indication as to when a decision would be handed down. SEVERE FOLD WAVE IS SCHEDULED FOR TOMORROW a total of sixty cars for this week. -<9-- Teacher Train rug Class. The Teacher Training Class will meet this evening at' the Christian* church at seven o’clock. A stpdy Will he made of the ancient Jewish feasts. All members are expected to be present. Visitors and new members always welcome.—*C. V. Dunn, Instructor. iv the Associated Presa KANSAS CITY, Dec. 8.—A cold wave with light snow has struck the southwest and temperatures are railing steadily today with the prospect of zero weather by morning in parts of Kansas and Only a few degrees above that in Missouri, Oklahoma and parts of Texas Panhandle. This announcement was made by the weather bureau today. The lowest temperature reported this morning was 12 above at St. Joseph, Mo. Indications are that the cold wave will continue several day3. Mr. and Mrs. O. F. Johnson of Allen, spent Sunday with Mrs. L. A. Maxey of South Francis. Put on a Hood tire and forget it for a year.—Sterling Motor Supply Co.    12-8-12t E. Alexander of the First National Bank, left Saturday for Shawnee to be gone a few days visiting friends. Miss Stella Sehrievner of Stone-j wall was in the city Saturday shopping and visiting with her friends. I Miss Daisv-Bee Cusenberry of Coalgate arrived Saturday for a few days’ visit with friends in the city. I Mrs. N. C. Nicks of Jesse under-; went an operation at the hospital yesterday and is reported doing very nicely today. Miss Ruby West returned from Madill yesterday where she has been visiting friends for the past few days. E. C. Lee and family have returned from Lawton where they have been for some time. He was formerly with Burk’s and returned to work there this morning. i 7^/*? *    ' Harry Merson, who has been with the Union Store for two months, will return Tuesday to his home in Oklahoma City, the store having been sold to A. P. Brown of Madill. ! Miss Della Strange of Oklahoma City is spending the week with Mrs. L. A. Maxey of South Francis. Miss Strange is a trained nurse and re- ( turned only three weeks since from an extended service in France. I Ben Cooper, D. Stewart, W. E. Statler and W. L. Nettles of the' Ada Vulcanizing Company returned yesterday from the Kiamichi mountains where they had been on a hunting trip. The boys report lots of game and a good. time regardless of the disagreeable weather which prevailed during the greater Part of their trip. ——— -............ PREDICTS LITTLE GOOD FROM PRESENT CONFERENCES to the Associated Press LONDON, Dec. 8.—Law, the government spokesman, declared in the house of commons today that there was little reason to doubt that the communications now going on between the Allies and associated powers and Germany with reference to the immediate ratification of the peace treaty would nave anything but a satisfactory result. — *-- Army Size Accepted Bp tho Associated Proas By tho Associated Press PRESSBURG, Slovakia, Dec. 7.—» Nowhere else in Europe exists such a sharp contrast in food conditions as between this place and Vienna. While the great city fifty miles away goes hungry and meatless day follows meatless day, here is food in abundance and cheap. There were six meats on the dinner card of a hotel here today and every winter vegetable the climate affords. Whipped cream, butter and cheese, fresh eggs, white sugar and pastry are to be had in every restaurant. The hotels are steam heated and smoke issues from every chimney. This was the rich hinterland ef Vienna before the disruption and poured the products of its fertile fields into the capital. Now a new political boundary intervenes and not one pound of supplies may pass into Austria. The cars of the broad guage electric line may not cross the frontier. Passengers descend at the border and walk several hundred yards to another car and soldier guards at both the Austrian and Szecho-Slovakian sides search everyone carefully. Passport* are examined as if war prevailed. A business man of this city admitted to the correspondent that the region could export food in appreciable quantities as w’ell as large quantities of firewood. But the Austrian crown is so cheap and government regulations against sending food frbm the country so rigid that no negotiations seem possible. WASHINGTON, Dec. 8.—A peacetime army of 3o0,000 men and 18,-000 officers was decided upon today by the house military sub-committee, beaded by Secretary Baker and representatives framing the argument for the bill. The combat troops will be fixed at 280,000. • _    ................I"——Mg "■  ................rn From the tenth to the fouteenth centuries parchment was about the only material used, for writing in Europe. YESTERDAY’S BUDGET DRIVE, CHRISTIAN CHI BCH Twenty-one men were !nv Ived yesterday in the budget drive for next year’s work by the Christian Church, eighteen doing actual canvassing. The results of the afternoon’s work are gratifying. Over four thousand dollars have already been subscribed, with a good many members yet to be seen, some of whom are among the good givers to the work of the church. There is no reason for believing that the budget will not be reached. A good many have increased their subscriptions over last year. If the budget is raised, all obligations will be fully met, the debt on the parsonage being fully liquidated. Financially at least, the past year has been the most successful the church has ever seen. Bills have been paid more promptly and with less trouble than ever before. Very little had to be said about finances throughout the year. Brethren, let us go on in the good work so nobly begun. A full report of the year’s work will be made later.—C. V. Dunn, Minister. COTTON GIN REPORTS MADE PUBLIC TODAY to the Associated Presa WASHINGTON, Dec. 8.—Cotton ginning prior to December I amounted to 8,833,712 running, bales, Including 99.656 round bales, 2 4,240 bales of American-Egyptian, and 5,589 bales of Sea Island, the census bureau announced today. Oklahoma has shipped prior to December I, 633,519 bales. - Otters in China and India are taught to catch fish and to drive them into nets.