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   Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - December 27, 1919, Ada, Oklahoma                             The Southern Beauties Open For a Week at the Liberty Monday-The Best of Pictures and Vaudeville-Clean and Entertaining ft THIS DISTRICT Cfaening 6RETURNS VOLUME XVI. NUMBER 245 ADA, OKLAHOMA, l SATURDAY, DECEMBER 27, 1919 THREE CENTS THE COPY Wood Alcohol Is Killing Scores In East, Say the Federal Officers EVIDENTLY rttOHinmON HAS ITS FUYWS AS WKLL AS THE THINXJ WHICH IT SKKKS TO KllAmOATR. By the Aiwcintod NEW YORK. Pec. agents held authorities and police inj many cities in the East when stirred WHEN LENINE'S SHIP COMES IN UATH' "WUKKL HOI5SES" SAY WE ARE TO ENTER THE WITH A JUMP NEXT YEAH, to action against traffic in whiskey- made from wood alcohol, following a long wave of deaths in Masna-1 chusetts and The death list of victims in these states total-i ed at least forty-one today. Officials, ______ declared it probable that there are! scores of unreported cases fromi spccini Sen lev coast to coast. A general warning! OKLAHOMA CITY. nee. has been Issued to the officials co-; cording to one of the best informed operating in the fight, telling "wheel horses" of the democratic public o'f the danger now lurking! party in Oklahoma, politics will In anything that passes for whiskey: reach that stage popularly referred in saloons, j to by the newspapers as "the billng Arrests were expected in New'point" before the passing of the York today in connection with the. next thirty days. In his opinion, deaths in Chicopee Falls and Holy-: and it is always regarded highly by oke. Mass.. and Hartford. Conn., as-the party leaders, the political ac- the result of three men found hit't'vity in Oklahoma for the cam- hard by the poison drunk as liquor.1 1'aign of 1020 will be well under Four men are under arrest In Hart-'way before the first of February, ford charged with murder. "We are not going to drift into! politics this year." he said, in con-. By :hv versation with several visitors yes- CHICAGO, Dec. and; lerdaj. "We a-v going in with a: city officials here today joined in ;uld tllis applies to both sides, crusade against the selling of conflict. The activities of the.' ages containing wood alcohol, which, republican workers testify to the' since July has killed approxi-i ;act that they believe Opportunity is: mately thirty-five men. Four were' knocking at their doorway. The in hospitals today unconscious from scrap between Jake Hamon and Jim' drinking wood alcohol and four died McCJruw for the national committee- yesterday. plum ought to be ample proof ______ of my belief. You can hardly pIcR- Hy Asiwiatrti a republican newspaper without: CLKVKLAXD. Dec.27.- Nine new j seeing reference to 'his or that or: victims Of wood alcohol poisoning t "10 other candidate for United were in Cleveland hospitals today; on the republican rasing the week's total of suffer-1 I tii'Uet. Their booms are launched with almost every rising sun and they are talking of some mighty good men. The raising of the light- arured alcohol poison, placinc the M.' or Ard. total deaths for the month at four-; 00 this were not enough, take notice of the fact that two headquarters 'o boost the aspirations of two can- didates for the republican nomina- tion for president have been open- ed here. "In my judgment we are going to ,it grips within a few, a very few days. All those who have been familiar with the political cam- paigns nf other years will be stir- ing from drinking the whiskey sub-, stitute. In the same period three deaths have been attributed to den- teen. The Chamber ot Commerce Stage Carnival Soon SHERIFF AT MOUNT CLEMENS, IF ALL AMENDMENTS PROPOSED MICH., ANNOUNCES EARLY TO CONSTITUTION ABE SUB- ARREST OF MAN' BE- I MITTED PEOPLE WILL BE LIEVED GUILTY. BEWILDERED. By tho Associated Press MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich., -Dec. I a result of further investi- gation into the slaying Wednesday night of J. S. Brown, son of a for- mer Detroit millionaire. Sheriff Wil- liam Cowell announced today that he was prepared to ask for a warrant charging the murder to a former close friend the dead man. The arrest, the sheriff stated, would be based on information ob- tained from Hon. H. Martin, brother- By News' Special Service OKLAHOMA CITY, Dec. all the initiative and referendum amendments are submitted to the voters of Oklahoma at the next general election get on the ballot the voter will have to devote con- siderable time to intelligently pass- ing upon the proposed constitutional changes. Among those possible are the following. in-law of the slain man's widow. Ratification of national prohibi- According to Martin's (Aulhoritv ,0 submit now Brown called at his home early peilding in supreme court; ,t rules against petitioners the ens. and naming the man to be! 4o ToD he automo- charged. Other information in the' BllJ, -N0: tjUJr hands of the authorities today was a! bl'e 1lcense lax law' (StaUs statement by a farmer living as national prohi- the highway near the spot where! bition; to be oitective after January Brown's body was found. at the' if Petitioners lose in supreme wheel of his automobile. The farm-1 court. er declares he saw Brown's Anti-bdndit movies; proposed by chine about o'clock that night members of the state bar associa- and that two persons occupied theltion to make the production of rear seat. Other Woman Told To Leave Foxy in district court yesterday. chickasaw, witb Ringling as prised at the rapidity with which the candidates will find their align-1 The executive committee of the :nv-nis. Of course., as to results at! Chamber of Commerce mot ir. the primary, that is an enlirely'dif-' dining room of the Harris Hotel Cerent matter, but I am convinced' last evening and took up the n.ues-. tnis ;lt ,llo tion of staging an entertainment adage, "the'early worm." will be the here to be held about the middle -early bird." of January, means of which the I'olitieal lightning rods, were they! organizaton expects to raise revenue matter of actuality instead of a> with which to help carry on the figlln, Ol- speech, would be a moat work of the body during the coming profitable investment this year. They; year, are sticking themselves into the sky' The .Messrs. Glines. who are iu the with almost every rising sun. The' city the guests of their sister, are.giit and the glass hall have been, experienced in carnival work of the: burnished and furbished until they I kind proposed by the Chamber of' glitter like "real gold." Another quo'-! Commerce and last evening they' ,ation is apt in this connection'! met with the committee and gave. "Many art- called but few are chos- the members the necessary pointers- en." "The call in going forth and to enable them to go ahead with! many are hearing the clarion note.j the work. but "it will be August before "the! Loud Christmas Costs Four Boys i Several Dollars} Woman Killed By Katy Switch Engine at Atoka Rose Preliminary Will Be Held on Next Tuesday: Constable Walter Coyne brought in four young men from Byrd's Mill! by a switch engine at yesterday an a charge of being tordny afternoon v.'as duly noisy and hilarious at a Christ- reaching Ada this .morning. The mas tree on Christmas Eve. The name of the woman was unknown four were Mack Colbert. Peck Gun- Lo tnc reporting the acci- ninghmn, M. Hugle and Roy Morns. dell( to ,nt Evening Mews It is That a young woman was killed j John Rose and his two sons, Will Atoka yes- and Ira. charged with killing Lorden the report McLish near Blue Mound Christmas Eve, were arraigned before Justice bank robbery, train robbery and 'other crime moving pictures a fel- i ony. Consideration of courts. The Stale Bar association's plans for a centralization and standardization, of all courts of the state. I State millage tax for the support rj i J'ot rural schools; advocated by as- LtUSUCLTlCl Uociations of teachers as a means of averting the desertion of capable instructors from the ranKs of edu- cators. J. Isham filed suit for! At ieast one -new couiuy act. from her husband, G. M.i Tnis is intended to create the coun- '.....ty its countyseat, by drawing territory from Carter. Love, Stephens and Jefferson counties. The district to be embraced in the proposed new county would include all the aera of the Healdton and Hewitt oil fields now located in Carter county. _ _ Twelve-A, an amendment which to the pain and humiliation o'f plain-1 has been 'before the people for sev- tiff. That when she remonstrated, era! years. It. proposes to i-ivide with defendant be told her to a basis of school population .-ind that she left him and remained; instead of the proportion of cor- iiway for a time, but upon his'poratlon property within each coun- i upoligizing and promising to do ty, the taxes levied upon public bi.'Uer, she returned to him, and utility corporations for school pur- they continued to live together. poses. That during the recent fall season; Campbell Russell, member of the and defendant went into a cer- state corporation commission, who Mrs, divorce Isham, She is represented by -Wimbish Duncan. Plaintiff alleges that she was mar- ried to defendant at Steednian on February 17, 1917. That soon after their marriage defendant began to neglect plaintiff and pay attention to other women. That his misconduct caused talk in the community much tain community to Pick cotton. That' i They entered their plea of guilty in Justice Anderson's court and paid each. It is understood that a six nights- sneep are separated from the goats.' entertainment will be staged at the city hall under the auspices of the civic body and that a rare treat in the way of entertainment for each and every night will be provided, vlded. MASONS, NOTH'K. FKKNCH I'EOI'LK DEMAND ARRKST OK CROWN PRIXCK Ada Lodge No. A. F. A. M.. will celebrate St. John's day at its lodge room this evening. Vis- A committee was appointed invited, co-operate with the secretary. O. N. H. GlaOwoll. w. and as soon as arrange-- nif-nts have been perfected a more. detailed announcement of the pro-, post-d program will be published. Ardmore's Police Chief Names a New Booze By O'O 1'rcBji AlfDMOIJK. Okla., Dec. 27.---Ard-: more police headquai tern has been1 tor the last few days by the appearance of a now drink which in cases that have come under ob- nervation have produced violent: brain storms. No deaths have result- ed from the drink. In the absence of a scientific an-1 alysls. Chief of Police Chancellor has nicknamed it "casinghead." By tho I'rcas LONDON. Dec, 27. Frederick William, former German crown prince, will be included in the list of persons whose surrender for trial is demanded by the French, accord- ing to nn unofficial report of a recent meeting between British law officials and French officials of mil- itary justice. said that a baby also was injured. When the fast train on the main line of the Katy came into Atoka it struck a switch engine that had not entirely cleared the main line. The engine was upset on a young woman, who was about 20 years old, killing her instantly. It is said thnt the woman was still un- der the engine when the- Katy train loft for Ada. LAIiOlt LKAOKR GKTTS I'KXITHXTIARY TKItM Hy tho I'reHR WINNIPEG, Canada, Dec. 27. __ Sentence of two years imprison- inent was given here today to R. B. Russell, one of the labor lead- ers in the recent general strike here. Ruasell was found guilty of seditious conduct. Hy tho PTCHR WASHINGTON, Dec. re- vised report on naval decorations lo- he made by the Knight board after J a survey of all the 1'actn will be accepted, Secretary Daniels said to-, day. tic added that, he would either, forward tho report to i.ho president! or act for Hie president in accept-1 ing it. -Mr. Daniels disclosed that he hud i received letters from Admiral -Henryi Wilson, commander of tho At- lantic flout, and formerly command- er at Brest, France, and Rear Ad- miral Henry T. Mayo, who com- manded tho Atlantic fleet during the war, Hupporting the position taken by Hoar Admiral Sims and others regard to the decorations. The lef.tere called attention to cer- tain inequalities! in the published list, and recommended a review of specific cafleg. LONDON, Dec, 27. The ex- crown prince, it is said, will be charged with criminal oH'ensus, in- cluding looting and robbery with violence commit (ed In France. There appears to have been no further decision reached at tho con- ference with regard to the case of former Kmperor William. A full list of tho men whose sur- render will he demanded has been completed nnd the steps which are to be 'taken to Insure their sur- render have been decided upon. One or two questions still out- standing will be submitted to Pre- mier Lloyd George and Clcmenceau when they meet. In Paris next month. OLDEST JfAN IN AMKRTCA 1MI5D IN OHIO YESTERDAY Dy tho AHBOclfttwl ProHH PARKERSBURG, W. Dec. 27. Peyton, one of the oldest, men In the United died yes- terday at Little Hocking, Ohio, near Parkersburg, at the age of one hun- dred and twenty-eight years. so is author of Twelve-A, Initiated which provides that 2 and appointive of- shall include in their oaths of that they have never gambled arc represented oy King Craw-j fhat IndSttlSiJ Isaacs, who was danger- i 'no't into U Provides tbat oualy shot at the time McLish was! but'told her to go to her no menloer of the state corporation killed, was resting well at last ac-.'solVs home. Whereupon plaintiff left commission nor the chief oil and counts and the chance for his re-i defendant. Brown this mnrnmg on a charge of defendant became very much enam- murder. They entered their plea of'ored with another woman "That not guilty and their preliminary womai, became so bold and animation was set for hearing next; brazen lnat 3ne finull lold pontiff Tuesday at 10 o clock. The defendants, to leave and that she would take co very are now said to be favorable. plaintiff alleges gas conservation officer the state that defendant i shall engage in the oil business, has ncglected her and failed to sup. either as an owner or a speculator. The Masonic lodge of Ada will IHIVC distinguished visitors on the evening of Monday, January 5, ac- cording to information reaching F. C. Sims, secretary of tho lodge. The visitors will be 0. i... Conner, the most worshipful grand master Oklahoma'. J. I-I. Patterson, senior grand wanh-n. and Hon. Wm, Per- ry Fi-eeman. the -prince of all Ma- sonic entertainers. It is understood thai neighboring lodges will be In- vited to meet with the Ada lodge on that evening and that a largo crowd is expected to be present. MIBICKIA RULE OK i port her and that life with him is THE REVOLUTIONISTS! unbearable. She asks for divorce i from defendant and ali- By the. I'l-ciw molly and costs 0( this aCtiOll. PARIS, Dec. She also asks for the restoration socialists havi) lormedi a committee, ol- ]ler former name, N. J. Franks. government at Irtust, Siberia, where __ the All-Russian government of Ad- I miral Ki-onstadt established its head- quarters aft.er being driven from Om.'-k. according to news received in French circles today. The revolution- ists took possession of the station on the tra.n.s-Siberiau railway, ac-! cording to tho infoi matlon. Jazz Now Gaining Favor With The Mexican People mm PREMIER MEETS OTHER Superintendent Bradley has called a meeting of the Methodist Sunday School Council to >be held in the Sunday school rooms of the church tomorrow morning at Mis- sionary plans andx-pledges will be discussed at this time and all teach- ers and officers of the Sunday school are urged to be present. STATIC DANK AT KINTA i H.VKI) HIT BY IJAXDITS1 By the Associated Proas liy ilu> Fmw ROME, Dec. OKLAHOMA 'CITY, Dec. will go to London from Rome and; Robbers entered the State Bank of! from that city will return to Paris! Kinta, Haskoll Oklahoma.! lo attend the meeting of the Allied late Thursday night or Friday] premiers morning and escaped with in Liberty Bonds. Officials of the Kinta bank dis- covered their loss Friday morning. The report was received today by ICugene D. Count, secretary of the Oklahoma Bankers' Association. Ac- the account given, the was ruined by dynamite, one side of It being completely away. WEATHB1B FORECAST Fair tonight and Sunday, not much change Ui temperature. and. foreign expected to be to a story newspaper. It is stated which is By Iho Afwclutinl Press MEXICO CITY, Dec. can jrrzz music which until recently has been received coldly by the Mexican public, is gaining in favor and no dance program or cafe con- cert here is now complete unless it includes three or four selections reminiscent of Broadway's whining saxophones and syncopated pianos. The reason for the slowness with which the capital has succumbed to the jazz is .that the latter possesses none of the ,'hythm and seductive ministers melody of native Mexican music, nor held Spanish and Cuban music inia local, which is next in popularity, that the i Bands and orchestras abound here. premier believes he would be Mexican is a natural musician to come to an understanding with the British premier 'on problems closely affecting Italy. The premier will do his best to have the supreme council agree that the allied and associated govern- ments will recognize Italy's sover- eignty over Italian towns, first of all Flume and they will accept the result of negotiations between Italy and Jugo-Slavla, the newspaper con- cludes. and the songs that have been writ- ten 1'or him range from the mild rebel chant of the "La Curacacha" to the dreamy, romantic "Beautiful Mexico." Conperts are given In the parks. Although termed- "popular" they are made up for the moat part of grand opera selections and American rag- time as yet has not found a place, on such programs. The Mexican la' a lover of classical music.   

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