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   Ada Weekly News, The (Newspaper) - August 18, 1932, Ada, Oklahoma                             THE ADA WEEKLY NEWS VOLUME XXXII ADA. OKLAHOMA. THURSDAY, AUGUST 18, 1932 NUMBER 21 Relief Work Will Be Hastened Among Numerous Surviv- ors Who Lost All THOUSAND DESTITUTE Tenant Farmers Principal Suf- ferers; Property Damage FIWLIY Brazcll Killed Instantly .in Crash Here Saturday Evening. ANOTHER EAGLET BORN TO THEM Heir Born at Early Hour To- day in Home of Mrs. Dwight Morrow KNV.I.KWOOD. N. J.. AUS. IB- son was horn to Hi.- Charley A. Lindberghs today. The death toll 111 the hurrican which swept the T.xns const Sal urday night reached pr, with four I mor atl.H repiirleil today. 1 The. latext addltlonn In the UK! Mrs. J. I.. Faiicho. I'., of ance. who In which d hip. llrazoll had 1.....n working on n farm two tulles south of Union Only the fact Ihat the second son had been born was Immed- iately available but It was gen- erally understood that the baby and Its mother good health. The child were holh In was horn In the fliil Mexican c port. The exact number of Injured id III was undetermined, but re- porti from relief workers Indi- cated II would he well over 200. excluding many who suffered slight hurls rnd did not report I blood for medical attention. Itellef work centered at Angle- Inn, Freoport anil West Colum- bia, the hardest hit of the (owns In the path of the storm. llellrf Workers HflPSTON. Tex.. Aug. A hurricane which took nl leai'l lives In southern'coantal Texas today had left more lhaii l.diid relief workers estimated. ileHtltiite and bankrupt of all save hope. Most of them were tenant far- mers, wllh crops swepl away when the Hlorm swept down last Saturday night, and some are farm laborers. And so. while emergency sta- tions continued treating Injund. erllmnted by persons at the st.i- tions variously from up and In most CUSOH needing only first aid. leaders In Ihe relief move- ment fared a nllimtlnn all hut appalling to them. At Went Columbia, the IleV. H. C. Spraker, mimed lo head relief In lliat section, said SOU persons, In addition to Ihe In- jured, must be cared for some- how. "I mean Soft persons In addi- tion lo those -Aho, although hard hit. will be able to finance lh> ill- selves In rebuilding and repair- Ing their 1.....n-s and currying on until they are able to harvest n crop next or who have Joh.i which will feed he said. F.vvr) tiling "They have lost all their sosnloiiH. They are without'homes. Milllclent clothing nr means of earning a living. About half are negroes and Mexicans." i I'lovd Knltnv, county attorney of Iliuzoila county, heading the Xt-llol organization at Angleloii, had a similar story. Three liun- John Vanpe. They were within a hlnck of their destination, com- ing wt-st nn Thirl.....ith. when the noHdonl ncciirred. Shattered glass and pools of at the scene of Hi-- acci- dent bore mute testimony to the force of the collh.lon. The other car was driven by It. A. Jennings, meat salesman. Morrow, Mrs. Llndhort or, was present, 'bavin returned from Kuropo. Although no statement forthcoming on this point probability was considered Ihe new baby's nurse s molh- recently wax the that would he Delegations From Coal and Ponlolfic Counties Join for Occasion. I'ontotoc county's annual -t-H club and Farm Women's club en- campment at llyrd's Mill spring closed early Saturday afternoon anil the hnmlr'ds who attended scattered to their homes over two counties. Seven clubs III Coal county sent delegations to the camp to Join wllh the K, I'onlotoc coun- ty 'clubs represented. Tin-re were ('.ill who registered for the camp, J. It. Hill, agent, reports, and stayed camp Friday night. All who Hetty Cow. the Scottish girl who was the first baby's nurse and who first discovered the kl.limp- ling. Miss C.nw was at I length after the kidnaping as were all I lie Lindbergh servants and her sailor suitor. Henry Johnson, was detained for u long time and finally deported. The Lindberghs always expressed complete faith In She Is at present on a visit to her home In Scotland. Itesldents of Knglewood re- ceived word of the birlh of tin Lindbergh baby today quietly. No crowd gathered lit the gat< Twenty Inmates of Reforma- tory Overpower Guard, Make Get Away USED 'ursuing Recapture Several of Band of Fugitives OIIAN1TE. AUK. t.Ti "wenty prisoners tised a smiiB- il pistol to execute rapid ml bloodless break from state's reformatory night. two years ago when the first baby was born. "The Knglewood people havi learned that the Lindberghs don't want publicity." one resident ex plained this Chan; "Tln-y are living ;e In altitude, to he go by respecting thai h came did not register. Contests, games, swimming and eating occupied tin- lime of Ihe campers Friday afternoon and Saturday morning. Conduct In I ramp was Hill reported. I The feature program of camp ranio Friday ulghl with I presentation nf tho campflre pro- gram, with Ford Mercer, slat" club worker. In charge. While tho campers and several hundred visitors watched from the hillside to tho south of the big spring, Hie program moved through a series of songs, games and stunts. Kolaylng of a torch from the Immense campflre lo pictured the neighbors wish." As the day wore on then? complete silence concerning tin and his mother from tin. Morrow home and from the of- fice of Dr. Kdward Hawkes. tin specialist who has attended Mrs Lindbergh for holh her children At the Morrow's homo Charles Springer, secretary lo the lutt Senator Morrow, said be coiili mal.'e no comment and did no know where Col Lindbergh was At the doctor's office a uocrt' lary declined lo call him to tin telephone, said he had spok' In no one about the case, ant died homeless, ho said, wen? he-j tin- top of the hill Ing provided with food there, but story of the origin of fire. all of those living iiut-j Clulw Tnke I'ni't hide of liio town would have no I Kach of the clubs represented prospect lor earning a living In camp was called on for one until I hey had planted and number In the program. raised crops. was Impressive A citizens committee at Kret port was supplying food to persons, ami as being careil for by friends, III. inherit   'religious bUoiV because they favor prohibition." said Wolfe. "Nor because they Tammany Hall sitting In the president's' chair. Texans i- not authorized John (Ear- ner to apologize "in the wet democrats of the east about Texas voting dry." In the recent democratic pri- mary Wolfe polled more than 32.noO votes In the race for the gubernatorial nomination. He ran on a prohibition platform. A courthouse fixture has been service for many years today got a much needed working over which Included a "face lifting" and strengthening of creaky joints so that It can continue to serve as before. The bulletin 'board on which thousands of legal notices have been posted over the years has recently been showing tho effects of age and hard work. Today the courthouse Janitor-. Hud Illockburn and 11. Oliver, gave the board n treatment whlc'i enabled It to stand firmly on its feet again, and took away tin' accumulated notices which cov- ered Its face so that newer ont-h will have fot posting. Tin- board Is no stranger to courthouse visitors and employes for It was brought over to ihe new c.-urlhouso after serving for years In the dingier quarters of the old court surroundings. to lead up the events the morning vary, the officers state. However, they found shot- gun about feet from where Ilevels fell, und found Hovels' hat and a .25 automatic togeth- er. automatic had been fired, the officers said tills morn- ing, but they could not say when, j Stolies Is said oltler man than have lived In the the total estimates for which leached 17. The estimated sum for genera government of year ago was reduced by the ex what but ad the shooting supplemental appro prlation brought the net appro print ions to Jsl.Sl7.in. The estimates for the jea will soon be placed li tin- hands of the county oxcls hoard for action before bel'lg submitted to the state board. year the appropriation for the county highway fund wiis I Supplemental appro- Amputation of Hand, Foot Re- sult of Accidental Shotgun Discharge .Injuries received from acclden- llal discharge of a shotgun this morning resulted In amputation of the left foot and left hand of W. S. Klklns. Centrahoma. when he was rushed to the Ada hos- pital for treatment. According to a brother-in-law, Klklns was starting on a squir- rel hunt and stopped to tie a shoestring when leaving the house, loaning Ills gun against his shoulder. Tho gun slipped to a lower step' both bummers apparently being struck on the edge of a Four were recaptured at discharging both barrels nf ous points In Oklahoma shotgun. One charge struck tho hand, the other the foot of Klklns. Th. the and guards searched tills for the others. Mrs. George A. Waters, the warden, who was In Oklahoma ?lty at the time of the escape, ilnmod by guards." who sho said would he relieved at once. She did not name them. Leon Lemon, convicted roliher ind Jack Iturncird, serving for n j.ink robbery at Bethany, wore jolloved lo have boon the lend- rs. They had not been caught, nor was Joe Pounds, serving a Ife term for killing Sheriff C. H. Phillips of Ilockham county. Tho four fugitives who had lioen captured are Woodrow Ilus- toll. serving 10 years for rob- bery with firearms: Arthur ItlcUey, serving 10 years from Pottawatomlo county for robbery with firearms; Clifford Wlmmer. serving years from Harper county for robbery with flre- iirms, and IJussle Klllott. serving 20 years from Muskogee county for robbery with firearms. One of the posse cars reported shortly before noon that two other fugitives had been sur- rounded In the hills near the prison. Smuggled Pistol I'soil. The prisoners, the wnrden said, called .Tom Owens, night rgeanl to the west cell block on the second floor and shoved the smuggled pistol Into his side. After he had been relieved of his keys, another guard came down from the fourth floor. Ills keys also were taken. Tho 'front door guard was cal- led and whfn he entered without his pistol. WHS cornered. Once outside, one of (he convicts, cal- led to the- tower guard thai he was to be relieved by another guard. When the guard came down, he was overpowered. foot was amputated a short distance above the ankle, the hand above the wrist. Klklns, a World war veteran, Is man led and has five children. The accident occurred about 7: S3 this morning. The prisoners commandeered Hit1 a prison automobile and two other cars 'und sped away. A virtually complete list of those still at large; More Than Inch of Rain FnlU In Ada Last Night and This Morning irriiill linllj) With more than an Inch of rain already fallen In Ada and over I'ontotoc county and with s threat of more to come the drought which has hung' on persistently hero since the first week In July Is broken. Hy S o'clock this morning the government gauge here had reg- istered ,S of an Inch, and soaking showers which came after that hour sent the record still higher. Although Ada was with rain of cloudburst proport- ions such as sent streams, out ot their hanks In northwestern Ok- lahoma to c rent i- discomfort and cause damage running Into hun- dreds ot thousands of doUnrs. the showers which visited Ihe city brought real refreshment and as- sistance to crops. Tuesday's highest temperature was degrees. During the'night a fresh breeze came through, Ihenildlng the approach of the first 'of the drought-breaking rains I which fell for some lime during WEST UNI night. Crop Outlook (letter Although no estimate lias been set nn the monetary value of the jraln to I'ontotoc county, the time- Kloyd Farmer. nerving arrival of the downpour ex- years from Haskell county for (liected to brighten an_ulready en- to he i......... Ilevels 11 lid to xame nelghho hood for thri'e years. jprlattoiis brou-ht this to Tlie estimates for this year ask HEST5 FOP. escaped bon constrictor thought ho was hat- ing a hot time, but U was all an Illusion. The snake, whose re- ported departure from a pet shop sent shivers through the town of Upper Darby, was found In the cuddling under a radiator wan lu'Ullesa. NORMAN. Aug. Masonic dormitory at the Fnlver- slty of Oklahoma has been thrown ipon to any male student of the inlverslty for the nott school year and room rent has been re- luced from a year to JSO a year, trustees have announced. The dormitory, erected in 1921 liy tho Scottish rite bodies of tho McAlestor at a cost of formerly was open to sons ol Masons and members of the or der of DoMolay. Mr. and -Mrs. Arthur Miller have been appointed managers ol tho building for the ensuing year the trustees announced. Miller for 1C. years was principal of a high .school in Tulsa. The dormitory, which Is located across tho street from the main entrance to the university campus U run on a non-profit basis. The appropriation of Jl.tnO Tor the crippled children fund a year ago Is unchanged in this year's reiiuest. The appropriation of J2.II7S.-I.1 for tin- free f.ilr fund last year as the basis for re- a similar sum for the WASHINGTON. Aug. 17.- 10 federal prohibition bureau oday reported an Increase In lie number of arrests and of fondants held by Fulled states ommlssloners during July as nmparod with June. There were eclines In the number of cases ilaced on Ihe docket, verdicts fliianc. ullty, pit-as of guilty, acquittals I Dieted. ml cases nolle jirnssed. I Federal arrests- for July tn-i aled as compared wlllij for June anil for uly. 1S.-.1. The bureau also reported ar- rests by state officers totaling for July; for June, mil 1.740 for July IIC.I. Federal cases docketed were 2.791 last month. In June mil 2.407 In July. 1931. C.ullty verdicts totaled 122 for las-t mouth. 2fi5 for June and SI for was taken for l-Mimnte for the v separate school fund has been raised to JM.lso.lS from the appropria- tion for last year of JS.IS0.18. A report on the county sink- Ing fund not available today audit on this division ol was not vet com- TE1CK Lois eir Ida Watson and Stanfleld hnvo Identified as th own a varied assortment of nr- found In house by Jack Slade across tho n Murray county. articles wore taken fiom teachera.se illirln- tl of July 15-1K, when bile; Donald lleene. car th.ft Kred Holland, seven years, Mils kogee county, robbery (trans ferred from stale's A! I en Itrayles, (transferred Ituford Hunks, five years, ron- bery; KHJiih Carman, five, years. robbery. Logan county; Joe Pounds. sentence, mur-lexpected to conn der; Carl Day, [leaver county, production. 20 years, inuhery with Kail gardens, for which a Jack Ilarnaril, O'klnhonia comity, her of peopli bank robbery. 10 years; E. i paring, ari' Henderson. Jolinston county, ItOlforlhi1 years, robbery with flreurns: i start. Clarence Hays. county. 10 years, robbery wllh firearms; Klnlx Heard. Carter county, ami; mobile larceny, five years of favorable weather, had reach- ed tlie point where a rain was necessary It It was to continue In ,offer bright prospects for the fall two years, robbery, ,crop. from state's prison I sweet potatoes, facing ruin for lack of moisture and day after day of Intense heat, have h.....I given a new lease on life and are through with nil in- here have been lire- now more than a hope rain will give them a new ililetl I'AMI'A. Texas. Aug. A bomb was discovered night last night on the the Hex theater here. It o explode at a. 111., cheap watch mechanism Ing It had stopped. Although operators fell rossed to 220 for July. July 1931 was s: from 2.4SS for June the The figure for Slade. Sheriff L. K. Krniitilln said tt.day. Is In Jail at Sulphur now for alleged burglary of Hi-: HY at Pnlmer, In Murray KAI.I, WHIM At'TCl oo.mty ami will be brought to j Ada for arraignment on of the Dolbers robbery after he Is arraigned at Sulphur. Whoever looted thfl Dolhtrrf teachernco did not overlook much, for the owners picked out of the articles found In Blade's KN1D. Aug. Dix- on, 42. farmer residing southwest of Knltl. was Instantly killed Sun- day when he fell from a moving automobile south of Kalrvlew, Ma- jor county. Dlxon. wltli neighbors, was en- route to a baseball game at Isa- bel I p. The car In which he was rldlnc was pulllns a trailer with eight boys In It. including two of Dlxon's three, sons. When the trailer came loose. Dlxon stepped to the running board and either fell or off. landing on-the back of his head anil breaking hU neck. The boys In the trailer wcro not Injured. GreatMt resnlm for amount pans, bowls, glasses, plates knives, forks, spoons, coats, dres- ses, pillow towels, a quilt, apron. suitcase, chillis' treasure books and other articles. navr may be a dry land one, with no nav- igable waters In reach, hut's a flue one at that. The local naval reserve unit has won Its second award as the best organization of its kind In tbo country. 1 nt mlil- ronf of was set but the control- of the Some people could be seen to- jlay at work on their gardens fore the showers stopped. tiiklliK (advantage of the changed circum- stances to make the most of the rains. Lowered temperatures brought a measure of relief from the monotonous heat of prvccdlnj; and today Ada rested more comfortably In an atmosphere that strongly suggested full. DEPARTMENT HEADS TO healer claimed there had been 10 labor trouble here, they ex- iressed the opinion that the )omb was placed by the same iierson who was responsible for i destructive explosion at the P.ex theater In Ilorger Saturday. The Rex tbeater here Is own- "d by the Crlfflth Amusement company, which also owns the Hex; at Borcer am! a theater at Luhboclc which was bombed re- cently. A 11.11 DKI'l'TIKS TO IMIOTMT TOWS TAYLORVILLE. III.. AtlE. in. county resembled an armed camp today men. deputized by Sheriff Charles Wlenkeke. barricaded every road leading Into the county to prevent a threatened "inarch on Taylor- vllle1 era. OKLAHOMA CITY. AUK. departmental were warned today by C. C Hatchett, member of Oovernnr Murray's economy board, they must slash appropriations de- iminds for the next two fiscal years. "H Is up to the departments themselves to make the reduct- Hatchett told officials win met with the commission. "Do not leave It up to us to makt the. cuts." The board Is seeking to slash annually from th budget. All state have been directed to cut 30 per cent. PI.A.VT AT IJUISTOW TO HKOI'K.N by striking Illinois coal mln- A faction of the Union coal dlR- Rers. dlmatUfled with the S3 dally scale recently declared In effect by slate mine has threatened to Invade Christian county to stop miners who to work at the new scale. A us. 1 for Creek county niUSTOW. ray of hope. farmers' was seen with announce- ment that tho Wlckham I'acklnu plant here, closed last spring, wll be reopened this fall. Riving stock ownern a home market for their wares. No for tho reopening ha been set. W. F. Wlckham. owue said. At Least Two Dead; Property Lou Will Run Into Big Figures ENID ANDWOKE HIT Many Families Forced to Make Hasty Flights to High Grouhd ENID, AUK. 17. (.T) Two women were drowned and a halt dozen persons went reported mlss- IIIR today In floud waters at Knltt ml Cherokee. Maggie McKarland. 47. of Mar- shall was swept to her death quarter of a mile oast of Knld. following n 10.7fi Inch rain. Two men who tried In vain to roscuw Ilrady and Ltitlmr Miller clunp to tieelops tor hours hefom they wero saved. An elderly coiipln (ivlng In a low tectlou of Kuld was unaccounted for. At Cherokee, where- nil hut Ihreo square blocks wern Inun- dated overnight by 35 feet ot wu- ter. Mrs. Sam Cellan. nn elderly woman, was drowned In n swift current as she and her husband fled from their home In their nJKhtclothes. Her body was found. Four others wero believed mlns- Inn at Cherokee, where 12 Inchm of rain sent Cnttonwood crook out of Its banks, plunged thn city Into darkness, washed out bridges and hlchways and caused perhaps livestock dam- age. Two hotels and every store In Inwn wero flooded and hun- dreds were made temporarily homeless. Thu bridge, over I ho Salt Fork river on Highway 81 two mllea north of Pond creek went out nt 8 o'clock this morning. The river Is out of Its hanks soine, twn miles wide. S. D. McSwnln. far- mer living on the bank of tin) stream three miles east nf town, had 70 bend of cattlo drowned. At Falrvlow. 40 miles south- west of Knld. but .12 of nn Inch of rain fell last night, following a two-Inch rain yesterday. Iliiiidiftls Driven l-'nmi KNID. Aug. western Oklahoma surveyed to- day the havoc of. sudden floods and sought to caro for hundreds of persons who were routed from I heir lowland homes. No loss of life was reported. Hushing waters from Cotton- wood creek drove approximately 7HII persons from their homes at Cherokee after n cloudburst had loosed nearly nine Inches of ruin upon that vicinity. Witter stood three1 feet deep In most and ctores. The Alfalfa county courthouse and two churches wero being used to house refugees. Knld families wore forc- d from their homes In tho early lours of the morning when scat- ered floods resulted from a do- ugH of rain. Storm sewers he- ami) choked and streets turned nto rivers. Knld police and firemen res- iled families In rowbouts. Itoitldents of 11 low area In tho lorlh part of Alvn abandon-Mi heir h (lines In-fore a rush of vuler from Turkey creek. Farm families southeast of Mva evacuated their homes when lood waters from Kaght Chief creek began lapping at their doors. The flood damage, as nearly as could be ascertained, will reach it least Many bridges were washed away, much live- stock wan lost und late, crops were destroyed, U. S. Highway No. 04. block' d near Alva hy two bridge wash- outs, was one of numerous high- ways cloned to traffic. The salt Plains urea north of Cherokee a vast lake and th" swollen Salt Fork of the. Arkan- sas river continued to threat- g additional to agri- cultural properties. A railroad bridge >t Hogo wan swept away and Santa Fo trains wero being rerouted south from Woodward over tho nas-Toxus and Hock Island Lines to I'ampi, Tex. Cherokee Under RBKCUO crown began searching thi) flooded lowlands around CheroktMi for other of fa- talities. J. S. Henderson, city commlmiloMor. said ho might find It to ask Governor Murray for tnmporary aid. Italn had ceased falling, but tho skies were hear? this morning. The, Henderson hotel lobby at Cherokee was flooded as water rushed In tho door last night. The Clierokco hotel, on lower land, had guests marooned on upper floors as four feet ot water crept Into the first floor. A foot ot water wan left In the lobby an flood rtceded. Tho City hospital and a small residence, nearby wero the onlr In town to escape the overflow. Rchoolhousos. churches and tho courthouse were fitted up hurriedly an refugee centers. John Doolln, Alva banker, aald probably the greatest loss In that area would be to livestock caught. tn the deluge. Old settlers aald the ralnn were the heaviest on record within their In this section. Highways and bridges were. (Continued on Page fl. No. S)   

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