Ada Weekly News, December 11, 1929

Ada Weekly News

December 11, 1929

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Ada Weekly News, The (Newspaper) - December 11, 1929, Ada, Oklahoma THE AD A WEEKLY NUMBER 37 VOLUME XXIX Holloway Grants Demand for Return of Alleged Train .Wrecker ftlSO MED M District Attorney Will Demand j Death Penalty for Wreck And Robbery OKLAHOMA CITY, Dec. Yernon, former ro-j deo performer and confessed i train robber, was turned over to j California officers today after a, requisition hearing before Gov. W. J. Holloway in which Wyom- ing authorities also sought cus- tody of Vernon. j Cuslody of Vernon was sought) by the two states in connection I with recent train wreckings and robberies. He will be returned to California to face charges ot robbing passengers of a Southern Pacific passenger train near Saugus, Cal., November 10. Wyoming officers sought him in connection with the wrecking of a Union Pacific passenger train near Cheyenne November 25, and the robbing of several of its passengers. In denying- Wyoming's requisi- lion and releasing Vernou to California Governor Holloway said ho especially took into con- "ADA. OKLAHOMA, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER Healthi'est Girl and Boy in U. S. TOM YEtt-XOX Ten Bills Already Introduced; Others Expected Soon MAY SPEEDlT Sheppard Bill Certain to Bring On Bitter Contro- versy Bv JAMES W. DOUTHAT (AssociutM! Press Stuff Writer) WASHINGTON, Dec. A renewal of the 10-year-old i controversy over prohibition is in prospect for the present ses- the United States you see wreathing the It's the healthiest smile in faces'oi the boTandgiH pictured above. .They Smock Association Herds Test 4.5 sion of the senate. Ten measures dealing with the .dry laws have been introduced land others, intended to cairy out _ i President Hoover's desire to Twenty-eight contestants, representing tighten up enforcement of the Competed. liquor law and to make Washing-i ton the "model of city en-1 Butterfat Average For November Testing Association are making a pood showing, as evidenced in the November report just compiled by the tester, W. H. Ellison. This is ihe second such report to be made since the organization of the as- sociation. The average butterfat ,...._--. nidtrli-'t I for the entire association of 463 An-lcows is 4.5 per cent, as shown by November report. gaiiize V baud of' train wreckers and to obtain evidence against a prominent Los Angeles lawyer alleged to be the master mind and "attorney for the Will Ask Death IVimUy The governor extracted promise from Fills that if Vern-j _ not convicted in Ciili- bringing up the standard of the i'orcement in the are ex- pected. Among the measures already] _____ I introduced the one that has: Ponlotoc county dairy herds aroused the widest interest is. which are included in the Cow the. proposal of Senator Sieppard, 1 Democrat. Texas, that tne pin haser of'liquor be made equally liable, to punishment with the seller. Sheppard said today he plan 1 ned to-, urge early consideration: of this bill by the judiciary com- Bids Advertised For 10 Miles From Ada to River on Highway 48 Report of Lobby Committee Reviews Activities of Oklahoma Appointed to Cabinet' to Succeed j. W. Good WASHINGTON; Dec. Patrick X Hurley, of Tulsa, Okla- homa, .has been selected, by Presi- dent Hoover to succeed James w. Good, as secretary of war. He has been acting secretary having 'taken over the duties- of ttie'iiepartment upon the death re- I cently of Mr. Good. Prior to that time- he was assistant secretary. Hurley, 'a lawyer by profession was one of the men President Hoover drew from the. South to place in important posts after his He is just under years-of age. The new secretary is a colonel in -the reserve corps. During the World War he won the distin- guished service croau for a volun- teer reconnaissance tinder heavy fire in France. It had been freely predicted ihat the O.klahoman would suc- ceed -to the cabinet post in view of the confidence which had been reposed in him by President Hoo- er. Hurley, as assistant secretary of war, has- been specifically in 'charge of Industrial mobilization. I He was appointed to that post juarly in che Hoover administra- tion. Word of Hurley's appointment spread quickly to the capitol. One of'the first to comment was j Wrecked when rog Patrick J. Hurley, of Tulsa, As- sistant Secretary of War under James W. Good, and since the lat- ter's death acting head of the de- partment, has been appointed to the cabinet post left vacant by the passing of Good. Bids or, grading and drainage j Speaker Longworth who said: the senate floor. There are husband. "Sha l held a practically consumed cigar- iette between, the fingers of the right hand. i Both were fully dressed. Kel- was 38 years old and his wife PAULS VALLEY, Dec. D-Wl E. G-. 60, former. The h-ollse was in Order. A gas mayor _and wjthin a few lnches Of Kelsey's .body was burning full lights were Pauls Valley, was in bed at his' home here dead; VL VII vvllVVlllil ..1 JJQ lllalT 'JIUU K V B1 J11Q Bobee field. A good, all-weather i d_ ,Xi. they made their toil-1 today. Death apparently was due highway is the aim.of the project.somo way throuph the obstacles and electric on. which is now under way. TOO MANY untrodden country they were i supplied with food by airplanes TKOUULE FOH COVHT which followed to progress. CHICAGO. Dec. many Eyes made the situation look' complex for Dr. Charles H. Kvo today. Two dogs 'to the cou- check their Hightower was one of Swil Prominent Railroad Man Dead DALLAS, Dec. jliam H. Wbitenton, G2, prominent Mrs Gladys Eye said the Texas railroad circles for 2'5- siciun still was married to Mrs. 'years, died at his home here to- Doris Eye when he married her.'day after a short illness. He was (Mrs Gladvs Eye) Nov. 23. Judged former vice president of the Borrelli decided to wait a week'iChicago. Rock Island and Pacific that at Tonka wa, jwho had broken down a door .to where the two families lived, u_ v______ told officers'; Sheriff Taylor snout rrom Peeples came out that Eastep was known to the fog. (From SuniLiy's t- J. B.-'Hill, county and -f, .the' three county commissioners. Ches Roberts, George Collins and John Murphy, will ant on Tuesday, to attend'- the district soil conference scheduled for that date.. They are expecting-other -Pontotoc resi- been at the Hughes home the yeara''ago Peeples .lost his dents, interested in the farm-pro- night of the. killing. gear taking off from the .gram to join the delegation. The Mrs. George Reagan, mother i Fort Worth airport, but brought meeting, is .one of nine being held of Mrs. Hughes, said the latter Blane on to Oklahoma City over the state to carry came to her home at o'ckxki and -pancaked" a successful conservation program to all .parts the night of the slaying and her-Will, her husband, had been peeples is a veteran in the kicked by a horse. atrmail service. He has flown the "I know dad poisoned mother [Kansas City-Dallas route for the when he gave her said i National Air Transport company Mrs. Clarence .Reagan, daughter j since the line was opened in of Eastep. 1926. His home is in Kansas She said she believed he gave pityr her one .poison which caused her' to vomit and then gave her an- other poison which caused her death. A '12-ounce package of 'a poison, half of which had beenj used, was found in the Eastep. home yesterday by Taylor and Shirley. S.'AtVEBSON, CARTER. COUXTY P1OKEER, BEAD ARDMpRE, Dec. S. Alverson, pioneer of Carter coun- Dec. In recognition of. the. services ol the. late Charles D. Carter, the name the Bloomfield Indian Academy for Girls at Ardmore, Okla. would be changed to Car- of Oklahoma. The state conference was held recently at' Oklahoma which time Hill, Collins, Braly and George eer, represented Pontotoc1 county. The conference is primarily .-to inform the general public (seriousness of soil erosion ..'and to arouse public sentiment: In., a definite .movement for conaery.a- tion'-of the soil resources! bt-.the state. An aroused public, interest is .believed- sufficient that and' machines to carry out .the program-..of .poll' Discussion, will plans and' methods -...of soil 'conservation and the., means of getting' th'e general public see the-ihece3sity.'of I Six counties" are calleii't'pgetlier. ty, died Wednesday at Pernell. ter Seminary in- an interior de-) ojj. Mllcu. His. body was. returned .to _Ard-.[ partment bill for. the :Durant are 'Ghoctaw, j coal three daughters, Hig-hto'wer, his widow, !sain admittance. _ TIT T) Oil more and. burial took place fore the house. Thursday' afternoon from Harvey Bros.: with Rev. Elbert- M. Whit- well, pastor'c'-f'.the First Christian church, in charge of-the services. 'Bearers body were 0. Louise i Mrs. W. B.'Shipman, w. Anderton, G-eorge Evans, Con .-.told Justice of the1' Peace- Jiin j Hale'L Dunn; Walter-Col- paperwoman- johiI Hazlett! Steele she1 heard'two shots at. the t bert and Jess. Dunn.1 and'Mrs. Charles Wesley Grant j Kelsey. home just after dark yes- A1 a( of Pauls .Valley, and. three sons, j terday. I the measure yesterday, the house tions committee recommended that the name be changed .in recognition-' of the "distinguished services of the late Honorable Charles .D.. of Indian hlood, and'for., many .years dls- i tlnguished. for his', in Hightower, who lives in .was 79 years He j ef labors for that, race. i tras one of "the. real pioneers .of! "Rich Kills Wife and this section and .was known, injj. was his home and 'i Y Iticn ivills wile ana oeii, LUIS auu .wa-o nn. _. _.. Illinois', and Ted. and John. High- Klcn' headlin.e in1 a Chicago I the -early- days as the wheat this school'., is very argely at- tower, both.of .Pauls Valley. "2f Ljthern Oklahoma, His tended by girls Chlckasaw _________________ newspaper. At' last somethin.'g Greatest Results for the amount that wasn't blamed .en the stock home was' at Woodford, where he i tribe, of .which he was a .mem- lived for many years. the bill; added. an effort to one- ins conferehces: and that-' sufficient Interest-; will be w.iUinJK-'tC'. Ret .a such" -af gathering, here. _'; the'-. gladaome. ChrlBtmas season1- congress "ish'.t the- place.- where; A The' samav has up v ;