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Ada Weekly News, The (Newspaper) - January 11, 1934, Ada, Oklahoma THE ADA WEEKLY NEWS VOLUME XXXIll ADA, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, JANUARY 11, 1934 NUMBER 41 Sends Message to Congress Recommending Backing Farm Loan Bonds WOULD BASE VALUE Aimed to Speed Refinancing of Mortgages by Means of Securities Signing of Cotton Contracts in New Adjustment Program Started Committees Begin Work in Pontotoc County; Trent Outlines High Points of New Plan Which Applies to 1934 and 1935; Rental and Parity Payments Involved. Carrying out the govern- ment's cotton-control program for the coming season has begun In 1'ontotoc county and will be push- ed steadily ahead, according to J. Hill, county agent. Copies of the contract for the new cotton adjustment' program for I and 1935 have been re- Un.-ible to Agree on Plan For] Reorganizing Party in State b'T "length'by the county committee two years ago, republican towns i I faced' a light against lethargy in today In a drive bein Ilieir own rank to reorganize the party. C. C. Hawk, state chairman, favoring a complete reorganiza- tion "from the forks of the creel; and the grans roots found the ni'-mbers of the executive committee lie appointed fulling to WASHINGTON. Jan. (.T) 1'reslilent Koorevelt In his first special message to congress to- day proposed that the govern- ment guarantee the principal of the In bonds for refinancing of farm mortgages. Also. In a conference witn Chairman Fahoy of the liomir loan board, he agreed that the In homo loan bonds should be treated on a basis of substantial equality an farm mortgage bonds. A recommendation on methods of providing some form of govern- ment guarantee Is now being pre- pared, but today's message did not deal with this. The senate and house were ac- quainted In tho brief message the president's conviction that the government has tho moral responsibility to guarantee theso Issiii s. He pointed out that tho action recommended would jiul the bonds on a par with treasury members of the exe- a "school ot instruction" held In Ada Thursday. At that time the were studied thoroughly and discussed support the move late yesterday. As a next resort. Hawk culled u meeting of the state central....... committee for Enid Feb. 12, In j for an attempt to modify the rules rushed through In the closing minutes of the last state conven- tion. April extending the terms of precinct and other party officers. Although elected 1-Vver committees this year, with township divisions Instead of school districts the basis of organization. a short time the com mlltees will begin holding meet- Ings :vt central points In their re spectivo townships so that cotton farmers can come to such points, hear explanation of the contracts and. If he so decides, sign one of tin-in. There will lie no field work connected with the program he- July 1. Summary of Plan JIllllJ shortly before for two-year these- officers found their tenure Increased to four years under the Following Is a nummary of a statement by D. P. Trent, director of extension, Stlllwater, of high mints of the new cotton plan. ciirltles. "It Is true." he said, "that technically tho responsibilities of the government will be Increased! ---------H.I >j cutlvo committee Interpreted tenluy as retroactive. Pledging for replacement First: Farmers will be asked to reduce their cotton acreage "5 to per cent below the average i-rown on the farm during the yes- tlve-year period 1928 to Hc- duction for liKJu will bo announc- of ed by the secretary of agriculture already ledge what amount a moral obligation. "In any event, the securities to: be offered are backed, not only by the credit of the government, but also by physical property of very definite value." s to pull their chairs up ifo're the radio on election night on .fj.aml listen to the Hawk 'declared, "you people just simply don't want to reorganize this It seems to when the resolution failed. W. Skelly, national commll- and production eacli farm will be used as a base, regardless of change of ownership or tenants. The con tract will be on the farm and If a change of tenants occurs during the life of the contract the new tenant will be required to carry OFF 01 FLIGHT Longest Massed Flight Over Ocean Yet Attempted by American Fleet Navy Airmen Dare Pacific for Record SIX PLflNES IH GROUP Fairly Good Weather Promised, Expected to Arrive at Destination Friday SAN FRANCISCO, jani navy's massed flight to Honolulu longest over water air argosy of Its kind, began p.m. (I'CT) today with the first 1 lying boat taking off at Para- dise Cove, San Francisco bay. The lO-P-1 was the first ship to leave the water and It began circling In the air to await the takoroff of Its sister ships. Their motors roared while' they taxied on the water to go Into the wind and leave the bay. Lieut. T. D. Gulnn of Atlanta, Oa., plolt nnd navigator of the first plane aloft, slowly circled over the other planes while he waited for them to Join him Jn formation. One of the ships tarried In the cove and a plane was sent to Investigate whether It was having trouble. Lieut. Commander Knefler Mc- Glnnls, commanding the flight, personally taxied his ship to In- vestigate the delayed plane, which apparently then remedied the defect. A slight breeze was blowing and because the planes were so heavily loaded it was reported this might have had something to do with them not making the air Immediately. OFFICESUPPLY BILL REPORTED TOLfEB Committee Follows Recommen- dations of President and Budget Officer CUTTOWIGUHE Much Controversy Over Vet- erans' Bureau and Other Items in Prospect With the world's longest non-stop, over-water mass flight as their coal. of Uncle! Sam's nicked air- men, in six huge naval patrol flying boats, today soared out over the Pacific from San Francisco tor Pearl Harbor. Hawaii, approximately 2.400 miles distant. Their route, paTrolled by auxiliary craft. Is Indicated In the diagonal strip above. The map, imp per left, shows the entire croup of Hawaiian Is- lands. Lower right Is one of the six flying boats ready for the hazardous flight, expected to require approximately 24 hours. out the contract. tin-man, threw cold water on Kor Cach year the gov- Tho democratic leadership of jilnnsorc.il. rerwllllger. will pay relit on the land senate and house expressed no j former state senator, for urganiz-i or cotton production at doubt that thy would be ablo to" lug republican clubs and found I, rati, of pnr I1OUI111 nn get the legislation wanted. Hills! bis own policies challenged actllnl to tin end sought already were iThonius G. Andrews, supreme, roUon prepared, and action was to be asked without delay. Later In the day or tomorrow lliu president planned to send to court justice, lieforu the average yield of lint acre during the five- ended. Skelly ileclareil he organizing nothing to taken flubs Offer a dd In was against there's 'when for the money that he would) year base period to 1932. Not more than per acre will be paid In any case and land yield- ing less than 100 pounds per acre be accepted. .MiGimils Avcrlll Ven-y .Itpro arc tlio officers In command of the six If. S. Roberts naval patrol flying Davis boats pointed lor Giiinu tlie longest R. G. Shannon, Farmer Con- victed in Urschcl Case, Ready to Serve OKLAHOMA CITY, Jan. G. "Hoss" Shannon, 54- tho Hcnatu n message proposing Immediate consideration of the treaty with Canada for develop- i favor "for governor" clubs OM ]and jett out of cotton Was convicted last year In ment of the St. Lawrence water- soring G.O.I', candidates Inter In government will pay to each co- j Fourth: In addition to the rent- paradise. Texas, farmer of cotton the, inat 111 year. His suggestion that operating farmer way. Tlie administration farm credit have at least one man per pound measure would set up a corpor-j two, who can carry tills; as a parity pay ntlon with capital Interpreted as support forjinent is determln to administer the farm credit j or W. I'lne for'determine the averugf bonds. I governor. brought the assertion not less than 1 his allotment the Charles F. Urschcl kidnap- ing case, presented himself at Governor Myers of tlio farm credit administration would heart the board of tho government corporation. Miiy Include Homo Ilonds on Meanwhile, the administration' p-rni IHITflnnnDII T Is considering the advisability rrf U U H T extending this proposal to guar- U I ULLlS HU I UIWIUUILL of cotton the farm In 1H2S. 1029. from that "I have no and multiply, this by sympathy with a movement to the average yield per acre on that elect a republican as governor at! farm for the same five years, Ap- the expense of the state proximately -10 per cotton produced In the is i jneceKsary for domestic consiimpt-j on his allotment states ofnce vmonl. The allot- tOf, Ho ,las frt.e "3 on bond under a life sentnce. Without bitterness, the grizzled Texan said he was ready to bo taken to Leavenworth peniten- tiary, where Harvey Bailey, Al- Bates and George Kelly, also convicted In the case, are Im- Penalty For Delinquency on First and Second Quarters On Friday Tux second payments for the first and quarters of 193o-34 fiscal antee the principal of tho 000.000.000 In bonds of the home refinancing organization. The Interest on the bonds of both the farm and home mort- gage refinancing agencies is now guaranteed by tho government. In the face of stubborn oppo- sition and what promises to he a close test for the administration in the senate, Mr. Roosevelt mar- jdlan shuled facts and figures to sup- port the St. Lawrence project. He planned to refer to It as one of the tlonal gram. The Tennessee valley and IIoul- der dam projects already are un- der developmnt and the govern- ment Is surveying and beginning work In the Columbia river basin of the northwest. When President Roosevelt's ft. Lawrence plan reaches senate It will be awaited by an opposition minority report from the senate foreign relations mlttee prepared by Senator Wag-1 tier, N. Y.) and the lines were rapidly forming today for buttle over the juict. year will become delinquent after Thursday. January 11. It was said at the office of the county treasurer. Fred McCoy, today. will half penalized at a delinquent cost figured on a 12 per cent basis. The payment of tuxes In time After that date taxpayers find the taxes for the first CWA Provides Assistant For Mrs. Morgan, Home Dem- onstration Agent Oil Found in Harden Well Excitement Prevails As Deep Test Flows 300 Barrels In 1 5 Minutes Watched ii with keenest Interest Mrs. Vesta Hardborger of Fran- cis has been appointed assistant to Mrs. Jessie Morgan, home demonstration agent, and morning took up her duties here. She Is employed through tho civil WASHINGTON. Jan. t.T) A debate-laden Independent offi- ces supply bill. Its .total slashed to jstrj.ooo.ooo ot which would go to the veterans' bureau, was reported today to tho house, by Its appropriations committee. Tho first appropriations bill re- ported this session, tho measure carried tho smallest request for ex-sorvlco men In many, years. Also It provided for extending the economy act and a ten per cent pay cut for government workers for another fiscal year. Both democratic and republican leaders agree that It will cause stormy sessions when the meas- ure Is called up tomorrow for first debate. Republicans plan, en masso, to work against tho pay cut and they will havo some support from democratic side. Tho veterans bureau appropria- tion request was cut to OOo less than the budget esti- mates of which were J49.G27.909 less than ap- propriations for this fiscal year. Tho reduction was effected through cuts In allotments for civil war and private bill pen- sions, which probably will bo made up In a deficiency bill' at the next congress. Appropriations for tho bureau In the current year amounted to compared with In 1933, Indicating a saving of largely through the economy act. At hearings before a subcom- mittee headed by Representative Woodrum (D.. Va.) It wan d-. voloped from Brig. Gen. Frank T. Hlnes, veterans administrator, that veterans had been dropped from tho presutntlve rolls under the economy act. Of veterans Hlnes said, 42.70 per cent were permit- ted to stay on the rolls by the review boards. The others are the the appealing their cases before UO-2-7. John morning sent Fltts field this excitement surging i- of the amount mestlc consump- liin that a parity will In- made each of the automobile stolen from In .two years on each farmer's allot- fronl of tht- Ijltz theater about I nient" sufficient to bring It up to o'clock Tuesday night was] pre-war purchasing power, recovered by "county officers atj at 10 o'clock on Highway -IS be- tween Ada and the South Cuna- rlver bridge. Stephen GutlirJe was taken Into] Bourse receives all of custody when the car WHS payments. Tlie renter who halted on tlie highway, facing to- j furnishes his own teams, tools and four cornerstones of a Ada, while gasoline was be-, supplies and pays as rent one-third power and waterway pro- secured from another car.: die grain and one-fourth of tin; on whose farm to penalty for delln- quency today was approaching rush proportions, and the office employes were business accommo- Owner or Kenter Fifth: his farm The farmer who owns or the renter who pays The windshield had been smashed will receive- half of the door rental payments and three-fourths nf the parity payments. The share- cropper, or the renter who fur- worked'nlshes only the labor and pays one-half of all crops as rent, will receive nonf of the rental pay- up and drove jnients. but will receive one-half of ole and that he was it he parity payments. Tho land- owner, who furnishes the land and tools, feed, seed and sup- nil the glass of the left had been treated likewise. No charges had been filed thi afternoon while- officers out further details of the They reported that Gutlirlt- someone jilckt I toward Seinim DIRECT RELIEF bringing the car back, but that he did not remember who the] of the rental 'payments and one-half the parity I payments. Sixth: The land which Is left out of cotton can not be used for growing any crop which Is to be marketed directly or Indirectly. H ran be planted to soil building crops such as cowpeas, soybeans, sweet clover, etc., to be turned person was. The automobile, a Chevrolet belongs to "Hooky" 1'latt. Within tlie l.U't few days Frank Kourland has distributed S.'.OO pounds of pinto beans to the who are In charge 'T getting direct food relief Into the hands of needy families. The beans were distributed to needy In the twelve counties com- promiMni; the district for which liourlarnl is supervisor. Salt pork was distributed earlier and Bourlanil has been Informed that requisition has been made by .state authorities for cured meat. P1TTSBUKGH I'nemployetl for months, M. M. Baker of sub- urban S'-wlckley, went to work with a surveying crew on a CWA project yesterday., Lifting a sledge to "drive a stake he spot- ted a on the ground. "You don't need to pay me for be told the foreman. "I've got It already." The CWA heads. however, agreed that Baker would be paid regardless. Changes Plea To Not Guilty In Theft Case Jtavmond Edwards, who plead- under for the Improvement of the ed gitlltv when arraigned on soil. It can be planted to crops charges of second degree burglary.'for tlie'preventlon of soil erosion, later withdrew this plea and en- H can be used If needed to tereil a plea of not guilty. Oklahoma City oil man was held captive by the kid- nap gang, was given days in which to adjust his business af- fairs after his conviction. His wife, Ora Shannon, and her dau- ghter, Katherlne Kelly, wife of George Kelly, were sent to sep- arate women's prisons soon af- ter they were convicted with oth- er members of the kidnap band. Later they were Imprisoned to- gether. "It's awful hard to go to the cntlary for said Shan- non on his arrival at the mar- shal's office. "But I am ready- to go and do what my govern- ment demands of me." The Wise county farmer ap- peared resigned to his fate and did not seem annoyed by the gaze ot curious persons who re- cognized him In the federal building. Wi'li a smile he remarked that a waitress who served him a meal at El Kcno last night asked him for a penny as a sou- venir. When ho compiled, other waitresses asked for pennies. Shannon arrived here late last night and stopped at a hotel. This morning he went to the ederal building and surrendered to Marshal W. C. Geers, who was out of town. I'll wait around until he said Shannon. dating the taxpayers who culled to jiay the first half or. In some cases ,all of the taxes for the year. works administration program. Mrs. Hardberger will conduct the office work and correspond- ence connected with the demon- stration program, leaving Mrs. Morgan free to devote nil of her tlmo to Held work, which has year and farm women's clubs In more com- THEFT OF his 19. more extensive every with' organization of 4-H ;iOo barrels through In 15 minutes. This Is the second oil well In the field, the first being the Moore-Wyrlclt well In SW SW SE of There are alsji four gussers In the field, so that every one of the six wells drilled In that group has found oil or gas Tanks are being set to accom- modate the flow and the owners will tube tomorrow, so that an accurate chock can be made on to'tho flow which Is estimated now to barrels a munltles over the county. There Is much detail work ho done In connection with office. In making of reports andjduy. In keeping records of the pro-! The oil. of gravity. Is gram of demonstration and In-'coming from tho Hunton lime. president. "They (the 128 review boards) handled 51.397 cases." Hlnea said, "made up of tuberculosis, neuro-phychlatrlc and general medical and, surgical He added the veterans' admin- istration had been criticized for "our liberal policy" but said that generally speaking tho work of I the boards "has been excellent." Tho administration's policy, he said, was ono "of resolving tho doubt In favor'of tho'Veteran." "In discussions of the forth- coming attack on the federal pay As a result, he will face pre- liminary hearing in Justice court of J U. Wllloughby .Saturday i must be removed from morning, along with his brother by the landowner or tin. Harney Kdwards, who pleaded not pro- due food for tlie family or feed for milk cows and work stock but nothing grown on the rented land the farm tenant. Most tenants on cotton farms In guilty when first arraigned. Alma Burton, charged with as- Oklahoma ami-fourth operate on the third- basis and will there- Alma luirtoii. cnargeu wiui ;is- iuni-nrnim sault with Intent to kill, waived I fore receive one-halt of tlio rental preliminary and Justice Wlllough- payments and three-fourths of the by set bond at for action purity payments. About (iu.ouu of the district court. nullni-s l-'or "Old farmers In this state come in that group. About cotton farm- ers In Oklahoma are sliare-crop- Dublin In many homes and pay one-half of the crop the Free State a gloom was cast I as rent. These will not share In over the Christmas festivities by, the rental payments but will re- the big drop in the contents ot cclve one-half of the parity pay- tin- "American letters" owing the depression in the states. The approximate figures to date show that money orders to the value of (currently Jl.OO'i.- have arrived here In CS.- 000 letters. Last Christmas the sum was in let- UTS. _____________________ About 11.000 Oklahoma cotton farmers are cash tenants and will receive all of the rental payments and all of the parity payments. Greater returns for the amount Invested News Classified Ads. Byrd's Poultry Flock Gone Aboard Admiral Byrd's Flag- ship Enrouto To Little America. Jan. (via Mackuy I'.adlo) first Antarctic "poultry stocked aboard the flag- ship of the Byrd expedition, is no more. The death of Knake Pete, a red rooster, yesterday, was end of an original flock of six- hens ond two roosters. All had disappeared by the time the ship reached Easter be- cause they were slain by dogs or because they left ship at the Is- land. Only the three cows and Ice- berg, a bull calf born on ship, survived of the expedition's live- stock as the vessel moved toward its destination through heavy fog today. 11 Tiirmlny'ii llnlly) Uaymoml Edwards and brother Barney Edwards, were charged Monday with burg- lary In the second degree In con- nection with the theft of a radio from a lunchroom owned by B. Prince at E. Main. When arraigned, Raymond Ed- wards entered a plea of guilty and Barney Edwards pleaded not guilty. was set by J. D- Wllloughby, justice of the peace, at The radio was reported by city police to have been recovered. Mangum Plane Wrecked, Three Die in Flames CHILDItESS, Tex., Jan. 9 The "ambulance" plane of a Mangum. Cklu.. physician, fell In flames 14 miles northwest ot hero today, killing the pilot, Paul Powell, 2ti. and a Texas farm couple, Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Smith. The plane, which at the time of the crash was not being used aa an aerial ambulance, was owned by Dr. Fowler Border of Mangum and bad carried hundreds of patients In the southwest for the Border-McGregor hospital at Man- structlon which Is building better homes for the county. J. W. Van Hynlng was ap- pointed earlier us assistant to J. B. Hill, county agent, whose ad- ministrative work In carrying out the government's cotton-control program has made It Impossible for several mouths for him to do his usual field and club work. Tho well Is bottomed feet. Pipe was set the lime, at feet and the hole cleaned out, bulling being In progress until dark Thursday. (Continued on Pago G, No. 2) gum. AS GCIJUItXATOKlAI, CAXulllATK SAN JOSE, Cal., Jan. (.TV- Will Hogers was suggested here as a possible candidate for gover- nor of California at the next elect- Ion. The name of the actor and hu- morist was advanced at a dlstrlcl Jackson day dinner here.last night by Dr. Frederick Vlnnlng Fisher of Washington, D. C., NRA field representative. mm cut section. It was disclosed that Chairman Buchanan of the ap- propriations committee was hold- ing In reserve a letter to him from tho president re- ned at Il.Ofifi j porting that a Just-completed at thy top of survey of llvlns costs would make 'pen BUT SUED 6UYBILL TULSA. Jan. Isn't the principle of the thing that worries Lonnle Brown, Tulsa grocer. Its the missing princi- Ada Klwanls club mot Monday light In the dining hall ot the First Methodist church. The oc- casion was the Installation of of- Icers, ami It u'ao Ladles Night. Ben Hatcher was toastmastor. Dinner was preceded by singing of America, led by Dr. W. U- Warren and Invocation by Iluv. J. C.. Curry, pastor ot the First Methodist church. After tho banquet, Dr. Warren led the meeting In singing. W. C. Farmer gave a toast to the Ind- ies. A playlet' was given by the ladles, directed by Mrs. O. H. Miller, a ''musical comedy with out the music." U. II. "Bill" Laves gave a toast to tho outgoing officers and summed up the achievements ot H. P. Butcher Instated the new officers with an Impres- sive ceremony. Singing followed after which the meeting ad- journed. pal! Whun Floyd, notorious man, lived for under the noses Charles (Pretty Boy) CHICAGO For art's sake, Mrs. Marine Gould Rlley got a di- vorce. Her husband, James ulluy, was annoyed, she said, because ol Oklahoma bud- several months of Tulsa police wo years ago, Brown was his grocer and Floyd ran up a jill. He failed to pay when ho eft town, leisurely walking past city policemen who had surround- ed his rented bungalow here. Now Brown has entered suit In justice court for the money. Two constables who took the summons for service returned It a few hours later with the notation tho pretty one was "not found." IIKXUYKTTA M.VX VICTIM OF ASSAULT HENUYETTA! Jan. Joo Hardln. former assistant un- dor the superintendent here, Hiram Stevens, was assault- utijustlflablo full restoration of the 15 per cent pay cut ordered n year ago. Democratic leaders said' thejr' would back the president. Mr. Iloosevelt yesterday Issued an ex- ecutive order containing a 15 Per cent reduction for the presnt fls- cal year ending with June. The appropriations committee followed tho president and Lewis Douglas, tho budget director, all down tho lino In the Independent offlcs bill. Only two Increases over bud- get estimates were for repairing the White House and Ofor the Smithsonian Institution's printing account. At that, the bill was 000 under this year's approprla- lons. And It was inder tho 1933 fiscal year appro- irlatlons, tho year before the .'cotiomy act. Among the Items In tho 1935 fiscal year bill were: Whlto House board ot llutlon civil service commission employ- ees compensation commission federal- trade commis- sion general account- ing office. interstate commerce commission 970; Smithsonian Institution veterans administra- tion ed last night at the foot ot a stairway loading to his apart- ment. Unknown assailants knocked him down and left him lying un- conscious. His condition was re- ported Improved today. Ho had ejected two men from his photographic studio late Sun- her occupation ot posing san: clothing for artists, and tore of her clothes when she returned home. With the divorce went an In- junction restraining IJlley from Greater returns for tlio amount repeating tho alleged practice. Invested News Classified Ada. day and it was believed they waited for him at the foot of the stairs. No arrests had been niada at noon. t WOltK I'KOVIDKD IS MISSOUUI JEFFERSON CITY. Mo.. Jan. Titus bill. under which approximately 300 men are expected to be given work Im- mediately In the ore mining .dis- tricts of southwest Missouri was slgnedN today by Gov. Park. It 1s estimated that approxi- mately men will be given work eventually In southwest Missouri under provisions ot law.
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