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Ada Weekly News, The (Newspaper) - September 29, 1932, Ada, Oklahoma
ADA, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 1932 NUMBER 27 Legislative Act Creating way Commiwion Sustained By Court TROUBLE LOOMS, Ark.. Scpl.'2l. fear for the safety of bis prisoner, C. T. Kulll-J van, chief deputy sheriff, today, j announced be had removed Her-. WORK SOON ON FEDERAL BUILDING HERE REMOVE announce iai man Ledbi.-tter. Reports of Storm Damage er. accuse..! of slaylnc Ills two- _. v uv year old Mepnon, to a Jail In an-, other Arkansas city. "Feeling Imri! Is running prel-: ly .Sullivan said, "and therei Is no telling what might happen If, Lfdbetter remained here." f. At tin! sann; Sullivan an- Next Move in Celebrated l-ascj the baby's inother. Not Announced By whom I.edbetter married at I'lg- Kolt. AiU.. about a year ago. had Litigants w'oiilil take the stand In her Inisbaiid's defense. SAN JI'AN. "XVe don't unilerslaiid tin- mn-.-js. -The Iher's altitude today." the tin Not Yet Received by Officials CASUftlTlBWlYBOUS Hurricane Does Little Damase; In Passing Over Santo Domingo OKLAHOMA CITY. Sept. 21. 1.11 -The blller light ly.'i-en l.'-w II- XV'-nU. I'onca Cllv oil inllllonalre, and T.ov. XVilllam II. Murray OUT the republican Hi-lit on the Oklahoma highway riiliiiiilNsInn had ended today III favor of XX'cnU. Seven Justices of tin prenie court concurred lerdav In hohllni; I'li'.-rln Itlco, Sept. sound of lln- ham- could be heard Iher's altitude today." the ollcer saw could be heard Kiild. "She told us that Ihe baby In this city today as was disobedient and that nhi; w..ary poptilaco bi-Kan to re- n't blame her husband for beating damage In the wake. him. of yesterday's disastrous htirrl- also told us that she ac- him. told us thai she lie- I cepted bis version of Ihe child's slal.: that he fell from I.eilbel- lale yei- j (er'H wagon and was killed while us Invalid In- was wblpplng the child for dls- Miirriiy'n order ousting and naming Moud O. Thomas of lieaver In him. Covernor Murray, spe.iklug al Sllllwell In behal! of a legisla- ture friendly to tils policies. Minuted Hie riuirl "wriil against tin- supremo court of Hie Knlted Slal'-ti In ilecldlnii the removal of n pimimaMier In Hie .Myers case." and ani.erted XX'eiilz "ond nllii-rs In the oil crowd are try- Ing to dictate the pollclen ol hlllll- government." Miss Thomas, restrained hy tin court from Interfering wMh piihi'.i-Hrliin of the ofllce, pi.illed and raid. "H looks it means 'idildon1 for me." The supreme courl opinion, by J list Ire Hubert Hef- ner, denied the power of Ihe rnor to remove a member of the commission mid upheld the law of creating the pieiienl Ihlee-iueinber i-omiiilsnlon. U overruled on Oklahoma county district courl decree I impealcd cross-pellllou to oi.sl I I of yesterday's ram "We must wasti moaning our crnor James statement to one who can turned Is tin loillliioli." It was disastrous hurri- no time be- said C.ov- K. lleverley III -I the people, handle a tool has lo. This excellent spirit only bright spot In our U. S. HiK way I'rom New Oilcans to Piicific Coast (I riiiii Ihiif-il defense of (In- Male hlg Htlll Impossllili! Ibis afternoon to measure accurately 'either the loss of lite or Ihi! properly damage. The gover- inor himself went out In all ulr- plane lo Inspect the areas where iitorin struck its heavies blows, but until that survey I ennipleled there can be no auth- oritative estimate of the loss. From tin.1 University of I'uerlo Prlco at Piedras' word came this .Jlninhision against charges j morning thai mil n single bullil- agaliiMl II by A. had escaped damage and Jury, of Hie good roads division the asKcmbly ball had I.....n lof the Oklahoma City chamb-r jenllrely destroyed. Nevertheless lot commerce, at MeAleslei- Tiles- university ebain-ellor said 'day night was made here today j Hisses could ri'Minie on Monday. hv XX'. H.'Llilb- when a number sanitarium near Piei pat It mi Tin- low bidders on the federal building Tor Ada arc. lingers ii u d Lovcnthal, of Chat- tanooga, Tennessee, according to Information glvn Post master J. XX'. Lewis by tho architect. XVIl- llatu T. Schmllt. The low flg- ___ i nre was which places Tentative Total Larger Mian Same Uatc, appropriation for General j Year: Oklahoma Turlher de.ays are ,Ul McDonald and Swnin Expected To Probe Gould-Harmon Contract Delay OKLAHOMA CITY. Sept. (.V> Thomas H. MacDonald. chief of the federal bureau of roads, and C. K. Swain, federal district englnier of 'Fort Worth were reported to be In Oklahoma I today ou an Inspection tour. They were expected here tomorrow. MacDonald probably will maki a complete Investigation or a controversy between tho high' commission and federal- bureau of roads which has resulted Ii HID withholding of more than In federal aid funds The commission hlis dccllnei to award a contract for construc- tion of a northern route from Duke lo Could as provided In an agreement with the bureau. Act- Ing at the request of Murray who favored building .1 south route us provided In a county bond Issue. Commissioner .1. F. Mi-Keel and chief engineer Charles Wilson recently went lo j XVashlngton In an attempt to I make, a settlement. They were advised a federal official would Investigate. Need, Finished on a Miss Thomas. lleniovnl "Oiilj for rmi-e" The law provides for appoliit- of commlM'loneiH by Ihe by and wllli the con- i.i-nt of the 1'ilmte. llemoMil of Ada boosters Joined Ihe trade vvrecked nnd miiny patients, trippers from Ihe eapllal city ol loo III to be removed to their luncheon al the A Id rid-e. i homes, are lining cared for lii Mr. Llllle'M speech followed o j imscnients of buildings b''t talk by Mr. Slnglelary In whlcli ;Hlatidlng. lor aid from Ada In Ion of tin- highway Orleans to Seattle, demands on their present flsfal year I Kuyptla of fif'ia Hj from New XX'asli., mi a I'. S. mule. II'1 was promised tin- cooperation nnd -hdatice of Ihe Ada Th'1 charge that politics were h.'dcla.tlng the road program In llenvy I Kstlmates 'from in" to Jured ('iisin.lly List uf Ihe dead vary and of the In- or mori riiin'e In jurisdiction provided only for court of compelenl or by Ihi' n republican, appointed for a cU-vcar leiiu April I. by Cov. XV. .1. llolloway. a dein- crat, was ousted Jusl three years (ililiihiiiiui. Mr. I.lllle stated. Is unrounded sn far us the oldaho- iua ci ilsslon In I'lincerned. II politics are lielim played. It iliy the l-'ederal Hunan ol l.iier by Murray, who Installed and not Ibis stall n He lib ie lask for by the I'oiiinn-slim of All miviTiiliiL'ilt offices were Instruclvd hy tin; Kovernnr open for business IIH usual ilay. have everybody to woi-li." he said, "as thoir-li had happened only more so." Mayor., of the r.lricl.en lowns who called on the governor last look Ih" visitors lo InUht were InHlriirted relief for for r.asliisln In inildliu: i y deal) were 1 supply S hours, which lo refused. li.nl thai iiali- nni: she's In. to H." Chief JuMlci iind Justices .1. Charles Swlndiill. Nclll. XV. II. Km Fletcher Itllev. Ill II Ion. concurred Hi' el-Ion. The milt ill'i ed by .liirllce -I lice 'Tbolllils I all ent. The decision Ilii- office and l-in" In XX'i-nl. i let I, In Is'-ue F. I.esler. II. Cullison. I-M win II. M'- and piclal npln- ronrl'M di- wan ler XV. Andrewii right i-f posses- dllectetl tin manilal'- lo tin I making the greatest recreation centers In sontheaslei n Oklaho- ma available to Ihe "f the capital. Mr. Slnglelary sllll Insliiied that politics nre delaying I In Vrii'iam. but retimed to specify I the exact locallon of the political l-.ti-t-' game. .lu-i-i Talks wiire inadi- hv other win'member-, of Ihe Oklahoma group, (composed of wholesalers, ninnit- title lo'f.iclnrers. hankers and allied trades. Hugh Norrls. president of tin- Chamber of Commerce, pn-- jiddcil over the meeting. The Oklahoma City me Unles of th- courl provide .1 l.-.-d.iv period tor filing n pell- Itnli for a lehearlng ond tin1 mandate will not he Issued dili'- IIIL that lime, t'nlll the Is Issued. Miss Thomas may re- lain the office. "The Insular government's duty is to cute for the living." he said. Communications were sn crip- pled that complete information on whal purls of the Island were ''hill hv Ihe storm was still lack- ''in-; today. XVoodfll llullem. tin l-iivernor's secretary, who made a tour of much of the north roast h> airplane, said In- thought (In- hurricane passed out to i.ca JII--.1 est of San Juan. Tin1 Insu- Iliir i-lii'-r of police, however, said In lii-lli-ved Ihe area hit was i much nioi't- extensive. said lie had reports 2-. were killed at Areclba. much failber west. Snotii Ho-lllnS" I'Ncapi-t POUT Haiti. Sepl "S .1.11 Keports aviillnble hen- Today said the hurrlcan which took heavy toll IJIco yesterdaj- had pa (friiiii liioiln'- Members ol the county bonrd tills morning slated th.it they had worked out a teni.iiiv; schedule of appropriations furl the county government thai .viil bring tin- lolal within the amount or anticipated revenue. The total of e.slimat-d ......ds. as prepand by eonnly In view of Hi1 j offices for Ihi The excise board ha.- In sU.it anllclpateil Income for the gt-n- irral coonlj' government of slight- ly more than The discrepancy between tin- two sums led to vigorous trim- ming here and there on depu- ties' salaries. supplies. court funds and en ry other place where any slashing found possible until the i-.mallor amoiinl been achieved. Appropriations for tin- fiscal year which ended .Inin- "U. "totaled alter eslimale.'' had totaled The schedule worked out hy the excise hoard does not pun lib for any tax lei v tot c.....Hy hi-li- way work. Th was last coiinlv highway 81.000 Hales iCo'cm of this year's growth -In- i n.'d prior to Sept. Hi was report- I i-il today by the census bureau lo him' lotaled run- for the pontofflce Atuunmccs Decrease of t-a City was .nwi iiiwi A. building at 1'onca (too, according to Mr. Schmltt. niiii: bales. Including fil.illtK rouiid bales, counted as half and I'.UT. bales Ol American- I I'l II ii hist year ___ I tlllllill'4 bales. rii'i.ir.s round bales anil ol Aincilciin-IC-yPtlan. year in As Final Figures Arrive After be received notice from slate equalization bnatd of i llnal assessed valuations on pub- jllc service properties In this home, staled that Mr. XX'Inn j county. Charley Floyd, comity lax been drinking when ho saw assessor, announced Saturday that Ihe lolal valuation of Poutoloc county this year is H as compared with las) year'H total of IH.OS'.l.TKl. a decrease or I. from sources orem taxes. The excise hnaiil was al work i-.-tlmal ond school disliicl he taken lip. Kinincnt Mississippi Statesman Of Old School Dies at Advanced i CITY. Miss.. Sept. US __ Knriner Senator John Sharp XVllllams. who spent part of his boyhood fb-elug a federal Ililllj) I Illds will he opened In Wash-1 liiglou Tuesday for construcllnn of the federal building and pout- office here at the corner or Iten- lile avenue and Twelfth street. Once the contract Is awarded and the work order Issued act- ivity Is expected to begin Ut once and the building which has I.....n 'on the way' for some fl as a part of the federal relief I construction program will become an actuality. responsible for most of the de- The low bidder can be deler- In the valuation for mined quickly, after the bids are j county was This optincd, and nncij thn responsl-1 II Is blllty of the apparently successful Public service assessments de- contractor has been checked and cllned from a total of approved, the contract can ho j to In the same year, signed and III" work order Is-1 and personal properly from aiied. i to t !iS. The building and equipment I A Mat 20 perct.nl reduction on will represent an expenditure of' valuations of real estate and pub- ,m-H In real estate valuation IH Judge Gassoway Denies Habeas Corpus Application at Coalgatc Monday SELF DffENSTlS PLEA Wife of Slain Ada Attorney Tells Events Leading Up To Shooting Mrs. Jeffli' XVlnn was returned lo the county Jail late Monday afternoon following the dental of an application for a. writ of habeas corpus before Dis- trict Judge T. U IJassotvay at Coalgate Monday. Incidents preceding llm dentil of her husband. It. C. XVlnn. with whoso murder she Is charged, were revealed In llm testimony of three witnesses Introduced by the defense counsel, ami by Mrs. XX'Inn, who took tin1 stand In sup- port or her self defense plea. lli-it Cnrlee and Tom Holt. farmers whose homes are lucate I within a mile of the XVlnn place near the (TonI line, loltl of hearing 'frequent quarrels be- tween Ihe defendant and her hus- band, former Ada postmaster and territorial federal commissioner. Abusive and profane languagii and threats of Injury and death i to Mrs. XX'Inn were related by ICurlee. who repeated thn words of a quarrel he heard between the defendant and her htishanjl which occurred In July. On Ihl.i occasion XVlnn Ihrealened hit wife with a bold il'nrc club, Cnr- lee afflrnnd. Tom Unit, farmer HvliiR one- half tulle north of the XVInu had him between and o'clock on the day or Ihe shunting. I" Mrs. Margaret Shaeffer. flio Kast Fourteenth street. Ada. at whose home Mrs. XVlnn appeared invasion of his stale approximately It will be three stories and a basement and will be faced with Indiana limestone. The building will be M) by feel In extent. The top floor will house the on Sunday afternoon. September 11. without shoes or hose, said she called a physician who re- moved Ihorus from her friend's feet. "rtlio looked terrible, her feet were full of thorns, her were scratched and sho was near a slate of collapse." Mrs. Shaef- fur said. Cross examination re- vealed that Mrs. SliaeUer ac- companied Mrs. XVlnn to her late nations 01 iini t-nime nun service properties was In part hdsband's nfflce that Sunday night, where the latter searched He responsible for th.) sharp slash III the county total. Now that all approved valua- tions for the county have been re- ceived, tin- county excise board Is expected to resume work on tin e o p. commissioner's office, petit appropriations task which was d lil- nrinhood In his Jury.' grand Jury and civil hurvlco layed hy waiting for all or the died last midnight. rooms. public service nssessmeuts. door will ho occu- Public service valuations In pled by Offices of, the -federal Pontntoc county last year and Judge. IT. S. marshal. IT. S. at-. this year are shown In-low: torney. pnstofflce Inspector and a courtroom. The first floor will be devoted He was 7S and was at his old plantation Home near here with '-rouii of kinsmen when the ernf came. He had failed fast during recent months and hH death was not wholly unexpected. It was the crackling, piercing to poslofflce f.fclllll'-H. voice of John Imsenielil will be space for storage needs, OKLAHOMA CITV, S-'pl. (.T. The slate eleetloii ruled today. In acconlance with an attorney opinion, jthat so'-lnllst riindldate.'i an- In- connnliiseur of beautiful I tlvtu-s planter of lluit helped awaken the snnlh from the thai almost smoth- Ihe war bet went same voice com- elixilience and stlimin- sarcasm as It fought th heatliiK plant, '.M MTPIECFi-'s.a't.-'Th, t i LiVjL miL-btv stinging sarcasm as n unrig, loin u. ..inxeuwo m 21. battles of XVoodrow Wilson In the providing for an> ot hoiird H-nate during Ihe trying days for that purpose. assembly room for postofficti em- ployi.'s. Progress toward securing a f. building and poslorflce In Ada began with passage of a bill through congress, Introduced by Cong. Tom D. McKcown of of Puerto e i.i d" sed aero- I Honal offi file for state li on Santo without serioiM damage and apparently was si'ith inf Port an Prince this moralu-.j Court a' randldales tors on Hi t'- lion for presidential el i- .Soi. S ballot will unexpectedly, the I'lll- Im- and the steps for making It final hrouulit much spcculullou i OKLAHOMA nn whal action If any. "Alfall'i (.n Kxecullon Illll" inli-bt take lo his foe lences Imposed on Luke Mrliuis off Ihe cnmmls.lou. ,and Joe Marlln. convicted mill- p.-cenllv the i-oierinir -taled derers was stated until January even If the court held ;s by order of 'lov. against Miss Thomas, there was had I.....n sentenced lo ill'' no' w.iv for II lo put o highway romnilsslonei Into office. Nichols. 12-year old carpenter. Murray failed In an attempt 1 was given the extreme penally lo'obtain legislative removal of i by an Alfnlfa county dls'rn" Wenli and branded oiiponenls jury for tin- killing of Mis. lis "XVenU nart..." 'Harriett Crawford. 2fi. She was The two. who have neti-r spol.en In rach other, hiive I.....n blller foes since llu- political campaign which re-u'ted In Mur- ray's elecltoii. Murray declared during the campaign be wtnild oust XX'entt. llaslug removal order on I the "supreme execullt tested In the got c1 Htate ronxtllulliin...........I Murray cited "cause" for) Wenlt' mister. XXVnU' failure. IMJ rhulrman. In sign payrolls and At I velocity miles an rt-illd a. m. today tin was estimated al hour at an altltud- "f: the honr. the hlxh pea cltv haunt broken llbont I Its shot down on I. Cherokee street lai't spring. e Martin n celled Un- death s'-n- lence after pleading guilty In the Noble county district court lo i.hiylng I'el'-r Van Nearnp In an argument. HURT r.metnor! wl _._ .__ Vli'ttlH l-hiinl1' IIH WASHINGTON. Sept. 2S.--'.1'> -.overnor Paul M. Pearson of the Vlrcln Islands today notified Secretary XVIIbur that the "full force of Ihe XVest Indiay hurri- cane hit the Virgin Island.t." lie reported no lives lost on St. Thomas Island. llar.el Mooney. was brought to th the .-slat" meets h tary, ..-aid. ie was ib'-lar' after Ihe only rer.-iilly won n Ilirniigli IK tilion. committe .nil of tin- league of nations fight. Slid II was llm same voice that iold the senate, after It dimmed na-i XVIIson's measure, "I'd rather he a hound dog and bay at the 's' moon from my Mississippi plan- 'C-itailon than remain In the I'nlt'd In-! States Senate." He retired from public life In D-i and c.iine liomi- after de- .r.'; voting almost HO years of his life to service In congress. S'liator was a stales- i man of Uie old school, an aristo- crat who was descended from an Illustrious line of revolutionary 1 leaders. He was born In Mem-, phi-, July r.n. HI" father killed at tin- battle of Sbi- Inn army march- iee. Memphlsl so Ills family purl The sum was later ralced to as part of tho unem- ployment relief program, a slti was selected from a mini! whlcli hail been offered, an plans for the building were call-i ed for, approved and bids for] construction called for. I Ada. TO OEBTH IN SENTENCE OF NEGRO STfllEO through Tenn-s JUiLRU'was tl.reatein.l. so -Sept. '.T' I'-" Hughes. year old pioneer res- ident of this town and former train mall clerk, was burned In death In-ie last night In a jjie whlcli destroyed hi" home. Hughe- curried his wife, who was uninjured, from the burn- ing hulldiugviiiid returned In al- t.-mpt lo extinguish the flames. Ilreco hospital to report "what became of tin federal truck account." In a detallnd reply, as- )lltl, Sunday afternoon, suffering scried he had refused to dangerous Injuries sustain- payrolls, not In neglect bill In oil In a car accident a lulle north performance of his duty, Tupelo. they listed "salary-takers chosen Today It was determined that by orders oiitsldu the commls-iMooney's Injuries Include a trac- ttnre ut the base of the skull and lie added the fcdemt truck'.Internal hurls, extent of Hie latter account "must relate to trucks mill undetermined. LEGISpBE III FOP.T SMITH. Ark.. Sept. i T> -The condition of Irving C. Neali-s. speaker of the I am! subsequent special sessions of tin- Arkansas house of representatives was reported "idlctitly Improved but very critical here at noon to- Mr. NoaU-it Is sufrerlng rrom acute Hrlghl's disease. U was when he was speaker In 1031 that the highway audil bill was passed and In Itin2 that the highway measure became OKLAHOMA CITY. Sept. 2'I addresses- In Hire.- Oklahoma congressional district-, are scln-dubd for Vice President Curtis this week. Curtis' Itinerary In Oklahoma; begins with a spJ-cr.li Thursday i night at Kuld. II'- will remain throughout Friday In tin- congressional district; OKLAHOMA CITY. Sept. 20 execution of Charley Dumas, negro convict, sentenced to dlo November is for attack-.................... Ing a white girl at Coalgale, was nverconn- from mnuki automatically stayed today when fniii'-s and was unable to bis attorneys appealed to Firemen extinguished th' moved lo the niolher's.old home-' criminal court of appeals. j blare st.-ad In Yazoo county. The negro, a trusty al a prls- lo on road camp, was captured In shortly after Hie attack. He con-J Iii fcssed and was taken bi-rore he Coal counly dlslrlcl court, where, was unanimously reeb-cted, but he pl-aded guilty. In t'llix was el-cted to the cell-' Ills attorneys alleged hi.- W.IH altbnngii In1 did not take his confused and did not understand j UI1m the- consequences or bis pb-a. Th') 'while In the'bouse be district Judge, they charged, was Williams first was elfded tin- house of representatives and served there for n.tlM-rtltlve yf-iirs. Ill IflOS .fh-r the Interior of Hi'1 was burned out and J Hugh' s' body. The Hie. wild lo Imve started from an nverliiriied coal oil larip- did ptnperly damage amounting lo turned over to the state, after Hit. war and IOUK before my time on tho commlmloii." Cltlnc tho Meyers ilcclston on Cuntlninil on l'mw> H, Xo. O Mooney Is to have a wit. and child. Mrs. Hoover Is ratliiR a sewlim Mtllcb In tlmu sav pictured upe- machine. A nine vot'-s. bond refunding law Since the flint automobile was made by Hunry Ford, more than 57.000.6nO turi-il. The iiavo be.cn puxile Is: manufac- hnw ilo short talks at other guest of M. C. earlier, republi- can congressman. He will motor to Ponr.i City Friday nlcht for his second hdi- udiiled addnrss. Most spectacular of bis en- gagements Is expected at Paw- huska next Saturday, where th" vice president. U to be grM-te-.l by members of the Osage "Uw Indian tribes. A bar- ami Indian festival, with war dances and ceremonials, have bcf-n planned. The vice president will the members or his own tribe, tho Kawj, anil olherS at ltn> ntakltr; ivniie in HM: cities leader of the democratic forces actuated by prejudice In I .-1__ I.... II... .1 t tl 1.1111 I I in days of "Fncle Joe" Can- non. He Immediately became a leader In the senate and devoted much of his time to heallnc the. breach between Hie north and south. H was In the days when h" was ardently defrndlnR Woodrow Ins the death penally. XX'ilson that ho broke with James K. Vanlaman. his Mississippi col- league, and disrupted his jitate'n political harmony. Vanlaman posed s- WITH lilt; II.XMI MINNKA POLLS. Sept. "filvi- the Ilitl- girl u great big band." said Texas Cjulnan on re pat Harrison 'dereatpd Senator Williams Ins orfers for ..gain. The crowd did. but the little girl only walled. Sin- was tin! liny daughter of Mr. and Mrs. XV.