Ada Weekly News, April 26, 1934

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Ada Weekly News (Newspaper) - April 26, 1934, Ada, Oklahoma THE AD A WEEKLY NEWS VOLUME XXXIVADA, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, APRIL 26, 1934 NO. 4 AeREEMENT ON TAX BILL NEA CONGRESS TOLO Contents of Compromise Measure Threshed Out by Committee Not Revealed IIIIERESI IN JM Naval Construction May Be Speeded Up, President Indicates to Leaders WASHINC.TON. April 2r. —Th<‘ ooiu:;roiiiis«* tax hill. . tand-iiiK at arj uni« v#\ih I point h<-th«* $2K0.o(M»,(mMi lion r and 14St),(too.duo sonata d'alt^ v* ri-od on final ai>proval hv conf* r*‘«».s for tin* two hranciO's Into today. Onco thoy a^r*-* , ti ♦> whrdc .scrap will bo put up apain lo tin' difforinp chanib^o-.--,. And onco Ihosc    to;;oth    *r,    tho    no>a-uro to tho Whilo Hou-<- whoro tho prosidont i^^ pr**parinu fhon lo ask appropriation of s* v**ral tinn*s lh** amount if will miso. Lotfi tho.^o hills aro in tho ‘'‘must” catN*j;ory for tho clim.ixino sofsion. if conoross i- to onact all lovislafion lh** s<*nato domocratio ioadorship so cia -ifs. r* tnark**d .'^pt akor ILilm^v. “w** ii ho in .sos-sion until July.” Hailing tin* immin* nc«* of con-foroiico ai;r**omi*nt on laxos, donator Harrisrui (I)-.Miss. i. do* linod lo divulpo torms of any hous- [NORMOyS mEAI SURPLUS IN S WA.-HIN*(;T0.\, April 25.— Departmont of auriculturo officials en visioned today a u40,hf0,-0‘‘0 buahel wheal carry-over into Ih.'lG and busily .scanned export niarKets for a po.ssible outlet for some of it. The department would like to iiold the carry-over to 250.000.-000 busliel.s on July I. 1025. winch would still be tw ce the normal fmure. Development of an export policy, however, han^.s on the outcome of the infornational wheat cnnlVrence af Rome, particularly a- it may affect minimum w’orld price.s and export suh.sidies. The wiieai carry-over on July I this ynar is exjtecied lo be about 205.h((0,ufi0 bushels to wiiicli may h*^ added 75.hOO.uhO bushels surplus from this year's prospective crop iii TdO.OOO.hOO busiiels. .-;ecr**tary Wallace lias .snt;«K’e.sr-ed iliat proce.ssins taxes on wiieat misht i>e increased and tlial lliej amount of the ta.x earmarked to promote exports nu:.:ht be raised from 2 to 4 or even 5 cents. G. O. P. National Chairman 111, Facing Fight Among Party Factions WA.SH I NG TON. April 25—(.lh —Report.s that Everett Sanders is preparin'j to step out as republican chairtnan because of ill health were denied today on hi.s behalf by J, Bennett Gordon, research di-n*ctor for the national committee. Bersons in toucli with republican affairs circulated the report of a resignation bein?: imminent, and said .Sanders had called com-miliet-men to an early meetinii, probably in Washington. The chairman himself was out of reach, said to be recuperatini; at hi.'! nearby Maryland farm. Sayiii'4 he spoke as personal representative for .Sanders, Gordon called accounts of tile move for resignation “wholly and unquali-fiedly untrue.” Expectations were evident in Day by Day Happenings in Pontotoc County Oil Fields (From Fridny'ii Dnily) While niillion.s of cuuic feet of gas rushed hourly into the air at the Sliaffer No. I A. J. Har- bubiiles to the surface, wiiile many yards from the w'ell is a j Had Been Jammed in Rumble crater growing in size as the gas 'emerging there hurls dirt and den well in 20-2-7, workmen en-; rocks out of its w’ay. gaged in an attempt to conquer' Every precaution is being tak-the uncontrolled flow.    en to guard against any mishap Today they were endeavoring: that might turn a dangerous situ-to lower the drill stem to the ation into flaming tragedy, and bottom so that tliey could ce- few- are permitted to approach ment and thereby gain some con-(the well. TOI over the wild gasser. How Magnolia has resumed drilling ever. at fi.20 feet the drill stem’at the No. I Norris in 18-2-S and stuck and was impeding the .Saturday was at 2,750 feet. The progress of the work until the well was shut down temporarily w'orkmen should be able to gel , for flue repairs. it moving again.    I Westheimer-Daube No. I Low- Because of the gas forcing its rnan iii 18-2-8, Coal county, w'as way lo the surface in tremend- (Trilling Saturday morning at 4,-ous quantities at and around the    Deaner-Moore    No. I Ed- well the workmen have not been "’^rds, in 27-2-8, was at 3,930 able to stay long at a time.    ^    ^    , Few’ people are permitted to!    Blackstock    No. I Lew’is approach the wild gas well andj^^"“'(    2,865    feet. ^ every precaution is being taken i ^ Ludco No. I Ma>er in ^-3-8 to avoid injurv to anv individ- ^atnrday was down to ^5 feet. ual and to prevent tho gas from Seat of Car; Two Abductors Captured FORT WORTH, Tex., April 25. fiT)—A 28-year old telephone engineer owes his freedom today to a quick-thinking woman gasoline station operator. With her husband^ she rescued bim from the hands of three kidnapers and aided in the capture of two of them. 3Y.e third member of the kidnap gang le-niained at large today. The woman, .Mrs. G. H. McKee pulled Charles M. Kella jr., from the rumble seat of an automobile yesterday after the tnree men drove the car up to her filling station at Winfield, Tex. Kella said he had been stopped by the three men the night before in Fort Worth and had been forced to ride w’ith t,i(ni all I ARRESTED UN UAHDORINC CUA I IL Moore-Wirick No. 2 in north- othi-r i>arty quarters, nevertheless, j i.snitins and tiirninK the ''Yl    ^    i"    his    ow"    automohile. tliat Sanders liefore long would into a flaming torch.    ”    *    expects    to    start    in relinquish the chairmansliip.    Meanw’hile    progres.s    in drilling WA.'^HINGTON. April 25.—«-B' Ev**rett sanders wa.-i reported lO-day to he ready to r^linquisli his .*^eat at the wheel of the republican machine. This decision bv .^anders, form- I w’as reported from other wells in I the graben area. Westheimer-Daube No. I Ix)W’-man, in 18-2-8, Coal county, today was at 4,4 36 feet. Deaner- two or three days. Ward Merrick has rig up for the No. I Norris in the southeast corner of 14-2-6. In the Bebee field, Deaner-Moore will drill the No. I Gray, in 25-5-5, now' making about 260 er s«*cn*tary lo Calvin Coolidge Moore No. I Edwards in 2 *-2-8. ijarrels of oil a day, still deeper. Tliey are starting No. 3 Gray in . , !also in Coal county, was at 2,905 1.1 -rti t feet. and (lin*cior of Herbert Hoover’s Will Not F-ndor.se Gubernatorial Candidate, Will Center 1ntnibiiied by intimate-;-.-    climber”    of a^ mile ^    .    ..    i    friends    largely    to    ill    healiu.    tim    nlnrkstock ana uirec or or Herbert Hoovers    Cmig-Crane    in    of    -5-5-4 unsuocos.sful campaign for reelec-120.0.7 today was drilling at northeast of southeast of north- CFroin Mon<lH>*N _    ,    I    .    .    ,    .,0    southwest    the    lilackstock! Preparations were being com- Un Legislature    '    The    chairman    of    the    1    x;o    I    lewis    in    19-2-7,    was    dril-'PTeted    today    for    an    effort    to can national committee was not senate compromis.- ,.    HOP..\l!T.    Okla..    April    pu    •\V7shlnWon"hotnr'7pinV‘"f,    ,9.2. More direct notice wa- acc*)i-i-    L<d by    the president of the;„j.,rn today, and was repor*ed „ * ‘ tnHov -it I "OU feet cd the latest list of <>lv* r pur- Oklahoma Education a.ssociation. resting in seclusion at his nearby Pndco No *1 P Maver in 7-2-8 chasers and selle’s sent from the a powerful group of the *^taie s    f    irm    I    ^    ^ treasury to Hie -enate. Among 18.00<* leachers la>i night swung.'    '    I    was    reported    today to lie dnlliiigi tliose named w’eio Jest i;:i P. Tumulty. who was -«erretary to I'lesi-dent Wilson and Atwater Kent. radio manufaclurer. Th* National City l>ank also was s lown greatly interested in tlu* metal, on boh sides of the mark<*t. The Dillinger hunt again p?ir-red capitol action on adinini:?ra-tion anti-crime bills. House com-niitt«*e approval wa- voted to make federal offenses the rohliery o' a national bank and killing or assaulting of a federal officer, riaiiiis lekes "H<MM!ulnkN*«r’ away from the plan to endorse a    •^(>nrce*j close to Sanders said.Qt    feet. candidate for governor and threw’    has .sent telegrams to many their strength into a campaign to republican committeemen, calli.ig (From Sunday’s Daily) choke off the rush of gas from tile Sliafer No. I A. J. Harden well in 20-2-7 which has been out of control for about a week. It was hoped that late today or tomorrow’ workmen could be-! gin pumping thousands of sacks of cement and ‘mud’ into the When the trio drove up to tile McKee gas station, Kella liad been jammed into the rumble seat and the top closed on him. The men ordered gas and when the woman's husband, G. H. McKee, had filled the lank they told him they couldn't pa/ for it. Mrs. McKee overhead th3 discussion about paying for tile gas, seized her husband's pistol and came to the front of the station. The men offered a shotgun and a spare time in payment, but both wrere refused. Two of them started dow’n the road w'ith the spare to try to get money at an-otlier station, leaving the third man in the car. About that time the McKees heard a tapping from the rumble seat and W’hen Mrs. McKee open- SAFLT STE. MARIE. Mich., April 21.—(*P>—Mrs. Isaac .Steve and her son, are held in the county jail here on charges that they had harbored John Dillinger, Indiana desperado and his henchman. John Hamilton, Mrs. Steve's brother, at her home here last Tuesday night. Dillinger, Hamilton and a w'O-man left Hie city Wednesday morning, officers said. Mrs. Steve and her son v/ere placed under arrest by department of justice agents, who said that Dillinger, Hamilton and their woman companion came here Tuesday in two automobiles. One of these cars was left behind and was seived by federal officers. The other car, officers said, contained rifles, machine guns and ammunition. I DL I ESCAPES ORAONE SET By S Had Taken Possession of Wisconsin Resort Where They Were Surrounded IWO miED ffli WOUNDED Gangsters Flee During Night, Three Women Arrested And Questioned Hieir streiigHi into a campaign m '    ‘    *    ."*    •-‘‘J-st Raging on uncontrolled, the A.ihole in an effort to block the ed it she found Kella gasping •'lect favorable candidates for the '^ meeting,    shaffer    No.    I    Harden    well in | egress of the gas from the sands for breath. le^2-laiure.    a l y in Washington. Twenty-Jour oQ.2.7^ Pitts ield, which has} from which it is forcing its way “Eve been kidnaped,” he told Two candidates for governor expressed a willingnes.s to follow    ^    rampage    for    several    •    to    the    surface and w’asting in the lier. and a score of I* uislatlve candi- his desires. dates heard teach<*rs and school! ofifcials from 14 southwestern counties declared at a meeting bere thai Hif*y are going to elect “Hie right iegislature and a friendly governor,” The meeting apparently w'as only an opportunity for teachers days, holds the center o' the air at a rate estimated at 100,-Acceptance of i-ianders* rc?ig- stage in activities over the graben | 000,000 cubic feet daily. The drill stem has been lowrer-feetled to the point desired and the The iiouse rub s conimiH. e. con-1 to let off steam ami for candidate.* sldering a recim st for inv*Higat-ioii of jirires under tile oil code, was told the committee administering the code wa- “lioodwink-ing’’ Secretarv Ickes. oil adniini- nation would precifiitate the I area. struggle, long brewing in republi- While millions of cubic can circles, over the choice of a are w’asted in the air, workmen | quick-setting cement and mud new party head.    go about their duties in the dan-: will be forced through it, to T ie existence of factions wiHi-‘gerous section where the gas is, spread out into the gas sand. ill Hie party, unable to    agree on    Yipping its way to    the    surface I    Once the volume of gas is re- a leader, had caused a size.able    and where perhaps    the    greatest |    duced to a small part of w’hat is to make typic,.! speeches, but anti-.<anders bloc lo defer until, (Ar^^(i is    (^i    j    now’ coming from the well com- school    leaders    with    a    .sense    of    aft» r the fall elections    its inte.i-! The greatest volume    of gas |    plete control will be in sight, practical    politics    *iuieHy    put    lions to depose him.    j now' escaping from    the \yell and j    Sunday found man> sightseers through    in the ssion their real Reruibllcans in congre.ss, de-    vents    nearby is believed to    driving south    on    Highw’ay    48 to    nnrlpson    both    said    bv    De- purpose    organization of coniniii-    siring a new’ leadersiiip but fear- Yome    from    about 1,-00 to I,.>00    toe proximity    of    the well,    goingj The man w’ho had been left in the car started running down the f-road, but McKee, firing as .'ie ST. PA FL, April 22—(.B)—Out-shooting a deputy sheriff, three men believed to be Dillinger gangsters escaped a liiglnvay ambush in St. Paul park eight miles southeast of St. Paul. shortly before noon today. .About 20 shots w’oro fired. The men w’ere riding in a Ford coupe bearing Wisconsin license No. 926 52, w’hich is one of the three Dillinger license numbers know'll to department of justice men. Although the department of justice announced that No. 92652, Wisconsin plates, w'ere attached to a Ford sedan, the car involved in the local shooting was a Ford coupe with that number. It W'as presumed the outlaw's British government kept an at-| might have switched the plates in teiitive ear turned toward the far j order to deceive tht» army of law east today as it cautiously re-1 officials called out to guard all frained from commitments, await- highw’ays and bridges leading ’■»ig results of its ambassador’s 1 from Wisconsin to Minnesota, conference w'ith Japanese officials. I The shooting follow’ed a St. Sir Francis Lindley, the Brit-1 police radio broadcast order-ish envoy, called at the Tokyo | ins all squad cars to assist Dakota foreign office this afternoon for county authorities in the pursuit Ambassador Presents Request For More Information to Japanese Government LONDON, April 25.—RP)—T’ne a verbal delivery of the British government's request for further of a Ford coupe. Some of the shots w’ere reported information concerning Japan’s I have struck the Dakota county new hands-off China policy.    !    squad car, which was continuing With a report of the Tokyo chase. Whether anyone had meeting eagerly aw'aited, the j w'ounded could not be learn-house of commons w’as hopeful I of getting further enlightenment on the situation. It appeared,,    ^ however, that this might not be    to    stop    a    car    with    a    Uis- Later reports said the gunfight started w'hen a deputy sheriff at- forthcoming today. consin license near St. Paul park. Outside of press reports that|]f!'^^ 0(?cupants of the car opened ran, quickly caught him. While japanese cabinet had officially    one    bu    let his wife guarded the one pri.s- confirmed the restated policy to-1 J’Jf''‘"'i.*"'*    ** oner, McKee found another of ward Japan, the British foreign the men in a woods about a mile office was without information i    ” n.rniri from the station. A po.sse aearoh- concerning the point involving | ed for the third w'ith no sue- the Nipponese warning fo other|'* ‘    ’' powers not to meddle in Chinese j affairs, Press Coiiiiiu*nt Varies cess. Tile tw'o men held gave their names as Homer McCoy, 30, and strator, No imniediat#» action waKii»>»« of fiv«* in <*acli of the 14 fu! of Hie effects feet, so that if the drill stem can as close as the cordon of guards | t^cLiye Karl Howard to be ex- taken. how<*v»*r. on wlH*Hu*r to send the hill to tile hou-e. A house agricultuif' suhcoin-mittei* .studying the Kerr bill far tobacco production control    ;i on a favorable rapnrt hilt formal action was dalavf*d pHiidin- drafting of several important aineini-inents. Congress, watchful with Hie world for repercussions from Japan’s attitudf* toward ChiiH- i relations, learned I’resident Roosevelt would ask j ow’e- lo decide w'h«*n to reenforce the r: vy. trealy-liniit navy has been authorized. The money has yet to be appropriated. I’ari of it will be made avaiialJe, if the iua^sident has ins way. in the $ 1.500.POO.-OOO carry-ail sajq Iv l*ill to he enacted in clo^in., weeks of the -<*s-sion. countie.s to unite strength h»‘hind favorahie legislative candidates. Tliere were no endorsements. ’’.eorge Hann. Clinton .school superintendent and president of the state association, said today the Hobart meeting was tile first of sectional ses,«ions over the state. When the program is finish- snlit in the nartv hefoi*!* neY    iowered against the pressure i flung around the wild gasser i c(>nvicts. Asked why they abduct- N’nvHmher evi*n tnoL- tPp iimnst    that depth Cement may be would permit and watching with ed Kella, McCoy told (letecu)es Aovemher, CMU took the .almost ,____^ j  ___,    *1...    nf    thai “it w’as a sudden idea, and e. Both adniit-drunk. Slows. Various men have been . sec. .    ,         In    places    the    nearby    creek «*d there will he coniniittees of five    as    eventual    nominees for    ijjo;    spring    as    gas teachers in overy county who will the national chairmanship,    j concntrate on legislative candi-; James E. Watson, of Indiana, j <lat« s, he said.    'former republican leader iii tile, The ort’anization of superinton- senate, has been heavily harked | d(*nts wiii meet in Norman Satin- by one group. Henry P. Fletcher j day with th.* exhortion of E. H. of I’ennsylvania, former ambas-: Black, Bristow’, their stati* presi- ^ador to Italy, liuewise lias been! dent, to endorse a guhernalorial m(>ntioned, as have Walter Ha'la-candidate.    i    We.st Virginia and Frank lioth Hann .and Dnwny Hno.^on,    publisher ot the Chicago Kiowa conmy school .snpp, intend-    p definitely “lit and vice-president of the O. , ,r , ,    . 1;. .\ . sound, d a warning at Ho-    consider    the po.st. permitted near the w’ell could see a crater or tw’o some distance (Continued on Page 3, No. 2) CHAROES AGAINST PRIEST V. VI. U. MUURAY SPEAKS IN CDUNTY -\fier nu*< tlng with rn w’sp. per-nn ll, he c..ih (i in .'h er. lary Hull for a geiio’al discussion of fi^reign affairs, it was ch ar th** r« c* lu Japanese policy dechtratien would figure, but not exclu.'-ively, TliiMe were no imlications of an Ame;i-caii statono nt. Ordinarily, actual naval building follows appropriations in Hie natural cours**. Bm uihIo* tho projected plan, tin* ruosid*nl would give directions wMien to beuin riveting. The 5-2 naval stren.gtl ratio Intwet-n this country andl Japan is a main factor in foreign relations, with anotlier conference duo in 1925.    I The prosldt'iit has yet to decid** how many if any, of tlj.^ mor** Hian DM! new warships aiitli.ur-izod will h<* built now. bart against the endorsement of a candidate for gov* rnor. T*un .\n^lin. one of the tw’o candidates for governor wlio spoke. tEiId teacher^ such an en-' dor.seiiH*nt would be dangerous.! Tho other cahdidate W’as Judge E. * I.. Mitchell. Clinton. S Gov. W. H. Murray spoke Tnes-Filed Following Death of Buck day night at Roff to a large and Elro(j From Gunshot Wound Of April I 5 WINS NQAAINATION (I’roiti \\Dnilyt Murder charges were filed to-} in the gubernatorial race. enthusiastic audience in behalf of candidates his administration favors for election in the coming balloting for state office and gave an analysis of Hie situation BATON ROFGE, La.. April 25. Hann inade tin* prediction tbatj(’|>. Jared V. Sanders jr., named tin* Normanmeeting ol superiii-|(Q succeed the late Representative Bolivar E. Kemp in congress lendents will dot sement. not make an en- A N lr J Stolen Lister Scattered Over Farm Recovered Nl'roiii W «*finri»<lny'<» Dnilyi described today his election as “a body blow’ to Huey P. Long.”! As late returns from yesterday’s democratic run-off primary were being counted. Sander.^ said Hie election ‘‘is a rebuke to Hu effort of the machine politicians to corrupt” the district. Victory in the primary is tan- eiiiployment activities, today was still uncertain what Hie program in this county for May w’ill be. The amount of funds to be allotted to Oklalioma has    not yet | been announced, so that    county ]iro.grams are having to w’aii on later information before decision Charges    of    petit    larceny    w’.*r.*jas to what can b< taken    up and filed    in    jiisticN*    court    of    .-J.    W. the number of men who    can he Hill    against    George ('.roves.! employed. George Burnett and Floyd .<tei,* ; Hennigan will annonnc«*d the after    recovery    of    a lister stolen ; Bontotoc county program for May from    a Mr. Coley    at canter last I as .soon as    he reotdves    Hie infor- Fridav night.    «    alation on    resources on    wliich he ' will base tile activities    of the Nl'roiii 'I'liiirMtlny'x Daily I B. E. Hennii-an. iYntotoc conn-1 taniount to election. On the basis ty director of federal relief and of incomplete returns, Sanders I day against Oliver “Baiily " I’riest following the death at a local liospital early Tuesday morning of T. C. “Buck” Elrod from gun-.shot w’ounds received on the night of April 15. The charges W’ere filed in justice court of rf. I AV. Hill. Conflicting accounts of the incident in which Elrod w’as sliot tlirough Hie right thigli resulted in the action of the county aiith-. iorities to determine if the wound was inflicted by another i»erson or if hllrod, as some accounts stated, accidentally discharged Mr. .Murray was to speak this afternoon at Allen and w’ill deliver an address at Coalgate toil iuht. A number of Ada citizens drove to Roff to hetir the militant governor deliver his address in tliat city. MERCER, Wis., April 22—(.T) -Fsing machine guns and rifles. A veritable army of federal and state officers was unable to hold the desperado, w’ho escaped from the Crown Point, Iud., jail with a wooden pistol. SPRINGS RRRERS E SRRWS INCREASE WASHINGTON, April 21.—(-T) The bureau of agricultural economics reported today that the cash income of farmers during March w’as $417,000,000 compared with $275,000,000 in March, 1933. The March 1934 income w’as composed of $408,000,000 from the sale of farm products and $9,000,000 from rental and benefit payments made by the farm administration for acreage reduction. The bureau estimated the total cash income during the fiix^t three months of 1934 at $1,312,-000,000 of which $07,000,000 came from benefit payments. Income for the first quarter of 1933 was $873,000,000. Stronger markets for dairy and poultry products w’ere important contributions to the increase, the bureau said, and income from cattle sales offset the reduced income from hog marketing. , John Dillinger and six companions The London Press, still arous-[g|jQ^ their w’ay out of an ambush ed over Japan s hands-off China early today, leaving tw’o dead, declaration, made the Tokyo manifesto the suliject today of comment expressing variously doubt, anxiety and hostility. The Telegraph called for an “inquiry into tho exact purpose and scope of Japan's policy.”! They accidentally shot one resi-Japan should w'elcome an invita-ld^af to death, tion to give a clear exposition of In a later tear gas raid on the her aims as a means of avoiding) sang hideout, they captured three future misunderstandings,    the sTcTs, who said they had been at paper said.    the place since last Wednesday. “If she is to claim general sup-    Outlaws Seize Canli) ervision over the relations of: The murderous Indiana outlaw Cliina W’ith outside pow'ers, big’^*^^ his party arrived at Bohemia adjusiments-hoth of ideas and of existing position—will be ne-.’'f««"^    mounted a ma- chine gun on the roof and declar- ♦Ko'-ed their intention of figlu.ng off The New’s Chronicle, under thei^^,^ cantion “Tanan's Mailed Fist    attempt    to    take    Hiem. Thev (caption Japans Mailea I* 1st,    threat when 28 * federal agents, aided by sheriffs said; The plow’ was HOW', liavin.n l.*on used only Ihrei days, (^ounty ol-ficers arresti'd the thre«‘ .<3nday aud found the lister scutieicU over Groves’ farm, norlhwist ol Fitzhugh, parts buried in the field, in the sand of a creek, no two jiarts together and tile iiand-les and singletrees burned New’ handles and singletrees were bought and the lifter returned to the owner. Wiien arraigned before Hill, Groves and rftone pleaded guilty and bond was set at $lho t ach for upjH ar-ance for sent«*iice. Russia is planning to ai*olish its secret police force. Now Hie 0(;PF miglit find a job as another New Deal bureau. FERA. MRS. DE CORDOVA DEAD Well Known Pioneer Ianl> of Tisli-oiiiinso Answers Summons received 17.(*86 votes to 15,306* for Harry D. Wilson. Throughout Hie campaign rfanders accused Wilson of being barked by rfenator Ixing, but Wilson denied this and asserted his independ-t*nce. TEXAS HFSI.N'ESS MAX (KISHED TO DEATH SAND rfPRINGrf, April 25— Tw’o young men who robbed the Elrod was wounded at a ‘iniall; Sand springs rftate Bank of be-shack west of Ada off Higawuy j tw’een $2,000 and $5,000 late 19.    'yesterday    apparently    had    made M--good    their    escape    today. WILL SERVE TERM Smit ll Deci»les lo Drop Ap|M*al in MHiislHUi>htei’ Conviction CHICKASHA, April 20.—(.Pe _--- ,    (Dropping    his appeal, E. F. rfmith, \ ERNON, Tex.. April 25.—t.P' Oklahoma City, has decided to TlrfHOMINGO. April 25.—(.P'-Mrs. William Erancis De Cordova, widow of a Confederate veteran and known for endeavors in the field of art, poetry and music, died here today. rflie was 72 years old. .''^he is survived by two sons. L. W. De Cordova, Ponca City and rfterling De Cordova. milton, Ore.'—“Just listen." Tishomingo; a <iaughter, Mrs. J. g^id the contractor who w’as erec- J. F. Davis, 4(», prominent Vernon business man, was cnisheJ to death today in a freight elevator at his service station. His chost w.as caught betw’eon the el. vator floor and the floor of tile .second story of the building. causing almost instantaneous death. Workmen struggled for 30 minutes before extricating his body from the four-inch space where it was jammed between the elevator floor and the second story floor. rfurviving are his w'idow and two children. start serving his term of four years in state's prison for manslaughter, the charge growing Entering the back door, the rolibers, about 20 years old, flourished a pistol and announced “it's a holdup.” Cashier R. E. Bassett W'as forced to place Hie bank’s money in a small satchel and he and three women. Miss Opa! WiR-hour, Elsie Gould, bank employes and Miss Lillian Rawson, were forced to accompany the robbers. They were released unharmed out of the death of Miss Eunice Hopkins, of Duncan, in an auto-{two miles south of here and the F. rfkinner. of Denison. Tex,, and a sister, Mrs. F. II. rfclieer, rfpringfield, Mo. Greater returns for the amount invested — News Classified Ads. ting tile new fire station. He proceeded to demonstrate the fire siron to one of the councilmen. The siren sounded, and I her. kept on sounding. He had forgotten how to shut it off. mobile accident on highway 62 near Middleberg nearly two years ago. rfmitli had been at liberty under supersedeas bond since being convicted here by a district court jury last November. Recently he walked into the Grady county jail office, surrendered his commitment ami was taken to McAlester by rfheriff Horace Crips. robbers sped away. The holdup occurred shortly after the bank had closed at 4 p. rn. little 1‘rompter Students Of Paleontology On Field Trip Dr. Charles E. Decker brought a group of students from his paleontology class at the Fniver-sity of Oklahoma to this section Friday. With Dr, Decker and John Fitts, local geologist, in charge, the group made an all-day field crip to the south and southeast of Ada studying fossils' found in various formations and observing other features of interest to their studies. Those who w'ere in the group, in addition to Dr. Decker and Mr. Fitts, were Tom Batla, Leon V. Davis, Hyman Coorman, John B. Flynn, J. E. Wilson, William Hllsewick, Homer Slemp, O'Reilly Sandoz, Virginia Butcher, Maurine Husband. Falls City, Neb. — old Wilfred Ebel’s Three-year-camera eye forced his    daddy    into a stage situation the    script    didn’t cover. Appearing in a parish play at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran church, the father, Louis Ebel, DENISON, Tex., April 20.—followed the script closely when Sam    M.    Batson, 40,    died    in    a j pp “misplaced”    his cigaret case hospital    today    of injuries    suf- Unj tpp„    “Now where can fered when struck by an automobile in the business district here last night. The driver of the oar failed to stop. I have laid my cigaret case?” “It s on the table under those sacks, daddy,” piped Wilfred proudly from his orchestra seat. “The only fact to set against deputies, attacked the place the picture of crushing the    nisht. east under the iron heel of Japa-| Tear gas    was used but it serv- nese militarism is Hiat the immeH pd only^o    drive the fast firing diate result has been to bring,    from    the building into the British and American diplomacy,. fpj.psted country, they fired vic-startled by the shadow of their    fppy    ran    to cover, and common danger, a little closer .pp^fp^fiy pgpaped uninjured, together.    I    Fugitives    Head    South “Manchukuo (the newly-creat-j The latest report to the police ed Japanese - protected empire) , *was that they headed south in two stands as a startling illustratioiv cars. but it was thought they of now' faithfully Japan kept the Rkely would double back on their pledge she gave under the nine tracks as soon as the pursuit pow’er treaty.    eased. Mistaking Eugene Boisoneau and his mates for members of the Dillinger gang caused the federal ^ agents’ trap to fail, they believed, loisoneau, John Hoffman, and n Morris stopped at the little [ Bohemia resort late Sunday night. PX’in \nrn~‘MrZ(T>i_rqrfipl'l*    filtered their car, and EMD, April «0.    (.P)    V    tvimed it around on the resort county s court house squabble has•    ^p^    federal    posse definitely been settled — and opened fire. killing Boisoneau. building operations are scheduled! The shots, it w’as believed, to start soon on a new $200,000 warned Dillinger, who fled out a structure.    rear door. County commissioners    and, Three of the gang turned up in other litigants liave agreed to|a few minutes at Mitchells resort, build the court house in the la mile down the roacl. They coni- north half of the public    square! »'andered a car and drove away. north of the old location    which I    rn>*fn"fn I,,    .    .    J    ...    described as being too small to blookt.d Broadway, a street fou    „p    Turn- miles in length. The federal    ^ ,,u„dred yards building is located on the soutn GEHLE SQUARRIE RIER COURT ROOSE;/ Spring Snow IMows RED OAK, la.—Snow plows are busy in Montgomery county, chugging out defiance to spring breezes and a balmy sun. The reason is Monday's dust storm, that lashed the states of Nebraska and low'a, left the roads in this county clogged w’ith dust in some places one to three feet deep in fills. The snow plows were called out to clear the roads. half of the square. A federal grant of $49,000 has been approved and official papers to that effect have been received from Washington. The county also has $80,000 cash on hand in insurance money received when the old building w’as de- from little Bohemia. Confronted by the federal agents, he killed Baum, w’ounded Constable Christensen and escaped. apparently in the car the three were using to pursue him. Alvin Turner, a witness, said the man, armed W’ith a machine gun, had demanded a car. Almost stroyed by fire. A tw’o-mill levy, j iiooiediately the three federal men approved by voters last October,',    up    outside.    ,    .    , will provide the additional funds / T‘* that? Turner said. “Then he ran outside and open- for the structure. HUTCHINSON, Kan.—A spoon- 0(^ fire with the machine gun.” ers’ paradise has been inadvert-1    named    as    the 0iitlv d0strov0(l    with Dillingor* Kecently a /tOO.OOO candle-)    Hamilton,    escaped    Mlchi- power beacon was placed atop a tower at the Kansas state reformatory as a precaution against escapes. As a result the shaded lanes thereabouts have become lighted and no longer draw the young lovers. gan City, Ind., convict. Tom Carroll, St. Paul bank robber. Homer Van Meter, with a record as a kidnaper and stickup man. Dillinger came to the camp from Sault Ste. Marie, said J. Ed- (Continued on Page 8, No. 4)^ ;

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