Publication name: Ada Weekly News
Location: Ada, Oklahoma
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Ada Weekly News, The (Newspaper) - April 12, 1934, Ada, Oklahoma
THE ADA Names "Braintrusters" Who Told of Conspiracy to Overthrow Government TUG1NEOGURES Assistant Secretary of Agricul- ture Quoted As Holding Radical Ideas ADA, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, APRIL 12, 1934.____________- DISABLED VETERANS MAKING POPPIES NUMBER 2 HII.OAM SPRINGS. Ark.. April tract of 117 acres of 117 acres of land four miles east of Slloam Springs has been purchased for development of a religious retreat to be known as the Ozark service retreat. Construction work Is to be. In charge of Lee Shaffer of Okla- homa City, executive secretary of he organization undertaking the evelopment. The first building o be started will he a central ,otel. Several small cottages, a tore, a service station and a fish latchery are planned. The Ilev. C. II. -Myrlc, pastor of lie Trinity church In .Memphis, renn.. and a former minister of lentoti county, is one of the chief iromoturs of the enterprise. It H to servo as a home fir mlnls- ers and for large meetings of re- Iglons or educational character. II P Denies Housing Project Has Tendency Toward Encour- aging Communism WIRTlftUEntfE Told by Committee Not Need Further; Hearing to Be Resumed OlITlut PLOT Siiys Thorough Houscclcaning Only Thing to Save Nation From Chaos liy CLARENCE M- WR.IGHT (AlKKllltd I'ICM SUB WtllCI) WASHINGTON. April Naming "brain trusters and their satellites" as his informants. Dr. William A. Wlrt Indicated today Unit he traces back to Dr. Rex- ford Guy sec retary of convic- tion "that a ploi exists to "over- throw the social order." For two sensation-studded hours he recounted his fears to tho house Investigating commit- tee, while a massed crowd fol lowed his words. Tho story started V.-lth an ac- count of a dinner, attended by him, two men and three women associated with the administra- tion, and the representative lien of the Soviet news agency, Tass The last named. Lawrence Todd bo quoted as saying President Roosevelt was "In mid stream and could not turn back fron the "revolution." It ended with the Indiana edil cator, unable to complete hi testimony today, su; the committee summon Douglas, budget director, and W. 1. Westervelt, Chicago business man formerly with the farm ad- ministration. They, Win Ortiie women's national ed. could throw more light on the i for enforcement, ntrlftlllfT t hrillK t. WASHINGTON. April of a "political" plot de- signed to bring "chaos" In the Pulled States, but with the accus- ed parties unnamed, today came from the leader of a newly re- organized feminine prohibition group. Mrs. I. Johnson of Ohio and New York made the assertion In a statement. She Issued It Just be- fore accepting the presidency ot the "New Woman's National Com- mittee for Political Action." Taking from Mrs. Henry W. for 12 WASHINGTON. April 11 (.T) Mrs. Franklin O. Itoosevelt to- day contradicted the contentions of Dr. William A. Wlrt that the subsistence homestead project at Reedsvllle, W. Va.. Is "a com miiiilstlc effort. The wife of the president gave her views In response to questions at a White House conference with newspaperwomen. A while before. Dr. Wlrt on a visit to the capltol had been told the house Investigating committee desired no further testlfony from him and he was free to return to his Gary, Ind., home. The inquiry will resume next Tuesday with the appearance of UK; six persons named by Wlrt as having attended a September din- ner In Virginia at which he testi- fied he heard talk of revolution- ary plotting. Some of those named by him have denied that conversations re- lated by him took place. .Mrs. UoosevoltN Sliitemeiit Mrs. Roosevelt said today: "Never In this country to my knowledge has It been considered communistic for an opportunity to he si veil to people to earn their own living and own their houses." She added that while It Is a fact that the government will provide the initial capital on this partic- Durlng nine months of each year, war veterans In the government hospital at Muskogeo keep busj making popples for the annual sale day, scheduled for May this Condition Of Polly Wallace Feared Critical (From WrdnrsOnr'i Ilnllj) Reports from Oklahoma City, where 1'. A. "Polly" Wallace. East Central football coach -and athletic director, has been taken for treatment, are that plans 'for an operation have been postponed for a day or two. Wallace Is suffering from an Involvement ot the lower portion of the spinal cord, the exact na- ture of which has not been as- certained. His condition Is regarded as extremely serious and his ninny friends here are concerned about the outcome of the Illness which struck him down recently. C. S. Aldrich, 72-Ycnr Old Citizen, Dies This P. M., Funeral Thursday C.