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Ada Weekly News, The (Newspaper) - June 28, 1934, Ada, Oklahoma THE ADA WEEKLY VOLUME XXXIV ADA, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, JUNE 28, 1934 NUMBER 13 Marland and Anglin Lead First Count Straw Vote Taken in Ada Miss Jessie Collette, Employe, Released by Robbers at Edge of Town OCCURRED AT Employes, Customers Forced to Lie on Floor A: Man Scoops Up Money (IVfiin MftmLiy'ii Dully) Two men early this afternoon robbed the First National bunk of Stratford of an amount ot money as yet undetermined, es- caping northward on State H' way 18. The men drove up to tho hank about o'clock In a two-door Pontlac sedan. One of them re- mained In the car while the other got out. came in the bank hold a gun on tho throe employes and two customers who were in tho bank at the time and scooped up money that was loose In lint I rays. Whon the bandit loft, ho forc- ed all hut Miss Josslo Colletto. one of tho employes, to lit) on I ho floor while ho wont about tho roliliory. Whon tho bamllt left, ho forced Miss Collolto to accompany him j Candidates Spurred to (..renter Joining approximately 40 oth- er newspapers In taking a straw vntu on the governor's race. The Nexvrf' Is today conducting tho. straw vote In Ada. Frankly, tlio. Is not enough to bu worth mucli If anything. It doss not represent the right propor- tions the business men. the wen, the farmers, the laborers, tht) professional men. It Inter- esting, mill that Is about .ill thorn Is to It. Three of the office force start- ed out this morning, asking all the inen and women they saw how they stood on the demo- cratic for governor. Mont of them were willing to cast (heir votes, but some were not. This tinroveuloil vole Is to IKI considered, but line's guess I" us good as another how It will go. The farmers and laboring men were busy In the fields and i'i the shops and other places, ami therefore the vote In rather pro- jionderatel.v from the business and professional group. Not .Hough women were Interviewed, ill even the society reporter did not have nerve, enough to call a woman over ttie telephone rni ask her whom she favors for governor. So here the vote Is below. Ilelleve It represents the compar- ative strength of the or not Just us It suits you. It Is given almply as a means of en- tertaining you and you call draw your own conclusions. The vote up to 2 o'clock this afternoon was Marland 2-11, Anglin 137. Walton 78, Hums 7, King Smith fi, Newman 2. A fow citizens will ho seen this afternoon 'before o'clock, when the poll will close. The results of the staw In the other towns will be given Thursday or Friday. Classified according to thoil work III" men seen were divided as follows: business men professional men 62. fanners 84 laborers S4. The women consist- ed of the following: business women 46. housewives 110. Day by Day Happenings in Ppntotoc County Oil Fields Report Enemy Attack on Stronghold Leads Into Trap, Large Number Slaughtered iPORlifBnTTLE Little Heard From Paraguayan Sources, But Victory Is Claimed BUENOS AIRES. Juno thousands of dead spat- tered before Its hard-pressed out- er defense. Fort still Htood tonl.iht and surviving llol- 'ivlan soldiers celebrated a vic- tory. POLITICS SMS L and his companion. She was ro-j leased unharmed at the edge ofj the town. I Officials of the bank quickly: notified officers In surrounding communities and the pursuit wan Efforts ns Election Dny Draws Near Mintlnj'" 1'ontotoc county resounded in begun at once over the area to-j political oratory Saturday, ell- which the bandits were last maxlng a week In which few which the bandits seen speeding. maxlng slate candidates appeared here At the hank H was estimated but during which the soon after the robbery that the! given the campaigns by the in- l.andll had secured about or; vaslons of the preceding week J500 In his foray Into the Institu-.had little chance to falter. All-day barbecues, pie suppora, It was said that a car answer-i individual rally meetings, public In "the description of the ono gatherings of various kinds have driven by the robbers was report-, been centers o political fite- seen nasslns through Mill'works, with no let-up In sight ni ed seen passing througl. Creek at 11 o'clock this morning voting date of July 3 comes Into and that from several view. communities In that section had The, coming week will see tne been on the outlook for the mis-j candidates for offices high and plclous-Iooklng occupants after jow pushing their campaigns to word had been spread from Mill, the limit of their power In the Creek. j final drive for ballots. No stone Is being left unturn- 'od by the candidates or their 'friends as they press their own iiiiaKflcatloiiH to the fore and Ignore or decry the claims of the CLOSE GILL FOR Former New York Banker As- sessed Term For Violation Of Banking Laws NKW YORK. June Joseph W. Harrlnuin. former president of the Harrlman Na- tional Hank and Trust company, was sentenced to four and a half years In prison today on a con- viction of causing false entries In the books of the bank. Federal Judge John C. Knox directed that Harrlman be turned over "to the custody of tha at- torney general of the United States for confinement In penltetlary for a period of four mi (I one-half years on each count on which he stands convicted." The court Inadvertently neglec- ted to Mate that the sentences be concurrent, but said later that was what he meant, and lie had that phrase Inserted In the rec- ord. UTTI.F. AMKRICA. Antarctica. opposition. Wednesday night Itev. Will- more Kendall of Tulsa spoke at Glenwood park for Tom Anglin, June Hear Admiral Illch- for governor, and Frl-. aril K. Ilyrd. Hearing the eml Xed I.ooney, of Okla- hls third month of Isolation city, brought to nonther hix lono advance camp 123 miles locai audience a pleu for tin- dec- south of here, reported by wire- ,lol, Hums. yesterday that he hud a nar- row escape from carbon monoxide Several seekers after other state offices spent some time here during the past week, en- polsonlng June 1 At that time. In a regular to line up support for 'dlo contact between tho com-1 themselves. maniler of the present anturc.lcj County office-seekers nro at their campaign night and day. several of them spurred on by expedition and this base. Admir- al .Ilyrd broke In on an exd.ange of messages with: certainty that as there are only Let's make this short. Will (two In each of their races the Harrlman was convicted by a federal court Jury last Tuesday on ir, counts of an Indictment charging falsification ot tlie bank's records and misapplica- tion of funds of the bank. Execution of his sentence was flayed until next Tuesday morn- ing to permit him to apply to the U. S. circuit court of appeals lor u further stay. Dltspatches from the Chaco Horeal indicated that tho 1'arn- guayan army had heen unsuccess- ful In Its third major offensive against the Ilollvlun stronghold since March. Ilollvlun sources said a com- plete Paraguayan division, led by Colonel nrlznela had smashed through a Bolivian defensive lino only to run Into artillery trap. Cannon of large and small calibre as well as mortara were used by the Bolivian defenders to blast the Paraguayan attack- ers, stalled In their attempt to encircle the fort behind Condado in the PHcomayo sector. Military tactics were brought Into play by the Paraguayan com- mand reminiscent of World war days In Europe. A general straf- ing directed toward "Canada strongest" and "Canada El Car- man" sectors was served up to attract the attention of (.he Bol- ivians at the northern eivl ot their line. This strategy failed to draw in the Bolivian points, liowevcr, but sensing the ma- neuvre. the high command direct- id a consolidation of positions at Condado. One Division ItreakM Through A Paraguayan division uti'ler command of Colonel Brlzuela, unmindful that the Paraguayan feints at "Candada Strongest" and "Canada El Carman" had [ailed of" their purpose, drove di- rectly at Condado. With all the fury ot tho charge of the light brigade Col. Brlzuela drove through. Indenting the Bolivian defenses. Then they were lost! A terrific barrage of mortar, light and" heavy field pieces nnil howitzers cut loose. It was by fur the fiercest shower of mu- nition yet seen In the Chaco. The Paraguayans, massed js In (From Dully) Magnolia's test In 18-2-7, only one now drilling In Section IK. has finally passed through tho Hunton lime and Is In Sylvan shale. The only show of oil was In the top ot the Hunton. The the No. 1 Norrls, topped the Sylvan at feet and today was drilling at feet, making It one of the deep- est tests In the graben. H. L. Blackstock No. 1 Lewis, In 1D-2-7, today was at feet In Simpson dense. Magnolia No. 1 Lewis, In 19- 2-7, was balling today. This morning there was 1.100 teet ot oil In the hole. The test Is in Hunton lime. Delaney and others No. 2 Craddock In 25-2-6 was drilling this morning at feet. (I'mm Dullr) Latest well In the Fltts area southeast of Ada to take front place ns a possible producer Is the Magnolia No. 1 Lewis, In the southwest corner of 19-2-7. The test has been drilled through the Hunton lime, pene- trating the Sylvan shale to total depth ot feet. It Is swab- blng at the rate of three barrels of oil an hour and will be acidized for a test of Hunton production. Magnollr. No. 1 Norrls, In 18-2-7 which topped Sylvan shale at feet, today had drilled to total depth ot feet. R. L. Blackstock No. 1 Lewis, In 19-2-7, was finding the going slow In dolomite topped at and today was at 4.C62 feet. W. A. Delaney No. 2 Crnddock, In 25-2-6. today was at feet, still In Hunton lime which was topped at feet and which had a good show of oil In tho top of the Hunton. J. E. Crosble was reported to have penetrated and cored the sand In the No. 2 Dawes Harden In 30-2-7 which is producing oil In the No. 1 Harden, one location to the south nt the later test. (Prom Siinilny. Ualljr) Magnolia Petroleum company's C Continued on Pago 8. No. 2) toll you later why." W ostal CHANCES MADE IN POSJOJTICE WASHINGTON. Juno post office department announced today changes In the class status of several hundred (final decision must come July 3. jpostoftlces throughout the asj Extensive plans are beltinjtry with corresponding c When yesterday's cont.ict was, Extensive Plans are no try wltn cor .slal.llshed. Ilyrd explained: by the coanly ekctlon hl salaries of "I felt rocky and decided It board and The Ada News to get The majorl rotilil not bo wise to contln-.it> returns from over the based on HiomtliiK I ho Miiiull on g I no tabulated and announced to tho pnB, Will Speak in Stonewall Satur- day Afternoon nt I :30 O'clock Big crowds are expected to hear Governor William H. MuV ray at Stonewall Saturday ufter- noon. The Governor Is ichetluled io speak there at o'clock. John Murray, candidate for state superintendent of public Instruct- ion will also appear on tho program. Thlfi will _hc the Governor's fourth .speech'In the county this campaign. Ada. and Early he spoko la later talked to big crowds at Uoff and Allen. HH talk Saturday will complete tne coverage of the large towns In the county. Governor Murray U advocating the election of Tom Anglin nt Holdenville, stressing In all his talks the Importance of the con- tinuation of his tax program anil other remedial measures. NEJMLESTER STOP 'HOT' OIL Texas and California Oper- ators Adopt Plan Expected To End Trouble WILL TAKETSUBPLUS With Distress Gasoline Out of Way, Check on Future Production to be Strict WASHINGTON. June Ickes today approved an agreement designed to curb the flow ot Illegally produced oil from the huge east Texas field. U provides that major oil com- panies purchase Jrom .east Texan refiners their surplus gasoline stocks. Those have been accumulating to such an extent through eiude over production that oil and RUH- ollne price threatened. IcvelB liavo been Explosion in Southport Com- pany's Plaint Responsible For Holocaust fe JJFE10ST Loss May Total Or Early of Firemen 'Indicate June burned to death A Btlpulntlon requires to run no oil produced In oxccsa of quotas under the oil cod'.1. The Industry hopes the action virtually will stop the output ot oil beyond the quota limits. Some oil authorities say other areiiB an- producing oil Illegally because they are encouraged by oast Teuxs. E. 0. Thompson, of the Texas railroad commission recently aalil east Texas was producing 100, 000 barrels ot "hot oil" dally that produced The aKreemeut was worked out cooperatively by the Industry. ih" department of justice and the oil administration. "I feel that tills plan. Intended to assist In our general program for balancing tile production ot crude oil to qonsumitllvb de- mand; Is a real move towards stabilization for. the industry." Ickes said In a statement. 'I wish to express my nppre- Officers Find Little Definite Evidence of Perpetrators Or Motive of Crime; ONE Story-Tends to Implicate Two; All Other Suspects Emphatic Denial McALESTEIl. Juno A barefoot school boy today gave officers a new lead to add to (he mass of puzzling clues they-lire trying to sift In determining; the slayers of three young men In tho hill country near Okla. Tha boy. Peto Coffey, .14.' Assistant Proseciilor W. J. Counts I of a whispered conversation hs I held with William Gann. 24; of the victims, before Gann' to hit; death In the scrub coy j ered hills last Saturday. "This Isn't right." Gann was I quoted by the boy. a I marriage. "Something's off about It, but I've got the guts to udl" Th'! conversation, tho Coffer boy related, followed an "Invita- tion" to Gann. allegedly from Bun alley, one of four men Tib" I custody. According to the, Ktley and Gann discussed pur- chase of shotgun she'Is wiien Ulley purportedly Invited the countiy." where i was some beer for the asking. A crock partly filled witn] "choc" beer was found near hacked and shot-torn bodies b't Gann, Hobart Watklmt and Horn- I er Beasley. when they wore I covered Monday. However, offl-1 cers believe they have establish-, ed that Wntklns and Beasley slain Friday night; Gann. Sutr urday. Motive VnillKroveretl The motive for the slaylijgs't and two others, were burned ser- iously today1" when fire, follow- ing an explosion, swept tho Southport' Petroleum company here. _ providing a means of preventing George Travis, n e p-i a w overproduction of crude oil M. M. Travis, vice president results a flood I WISH III Illy elation to the Industry for co- malned obscure today. beer, vro-' operating In this, plan, wiilch will men and petty crime being varl- serve the thrcafold purpose of ously offered as theories, ttllojr; llevlng the heavy pressure ou tho Jafkllackley. George Baker imrt I market of excessive clocks., of. Bill Moore ml of Canadian, hiiro EARL JOINER jirps JNL squad formation, were cut down HOUSTON, Tex., June like wheat before the reaper's Earl Joiner, bank robber who i hail boasted that. Jails couldn't scythe. Dead and dying lay strewn 'hoM him, came to the end ot upon the field. Suddenly the bombardment ceased. But this lack of activity meant only that the Bolivians had gathered themselves for the j coup de grace. the compaflfi lost his llf< The Harries were raging out of control an hour after the blast arid there appearefi to be no hope of. extinguishing'them Im- mediately.'-''? Threatened A west wind was holding the flames off barrels of fuel oil.: A second explosion rocked the countryside and residents nearby began moving away from the danger area. The office ot the company .was endangered by the second detonation. Damage expected to total at least S. T. Anderson, a pump me- chanic, said he was near a pump Sheriff L. V. Hlghtower he heard an explosion an-J hla trail a jail. The young outlaw died In the jail from blood poisoning i Liberty said Joiner had a slight won) operating th cost of legal production, und "naw. ana ".lon't Know furnishing n legitimate outlet nothing like that' nt questioning bady but Ray J. Rowe was des With each side claiming vlc- con- !lther tory It was difficult to lecture actual losses on Ride. Without doubt the losses will probably run Into a thous- and killed. BERCDOLL GIVES UP PARDON HOPE BANDIT'S SENTENCE JFFIBMEDJV COURT OKLAHOMA CITY. June state's criminal court of appeals refused today to mod- jlfy a life sentence for bank rob- bery, given Kenneth Johnson fo'.' .the robbery ot the Stat'i ______ [National Bank of Marlow on Nov. WEINSBERG, Germany. June 7. 1932. Johnson contended the Cleveland was excessive. doll, American draft evader, said In ruling on the case, the court today he had given up all hope of...... securing a pardon from the pres- rlbed af> being In the worst con- dition. Of the 25-000 barrels protected iy the wind, about wore n tanks and the rest on the ground. The Southport company, lo- ated two miles east of Kllgore, vas one ot the oldeat In the ast Texas ;fleld and its plant md a capacity of about barrels. Cracking equipment re- cently was added. Overton und Henderson fire departments were called to aid he Kllgoro fire fighters. ent administration. "One falls to understand the Americanism of the present ad- he said, "when one considers they have'pardoned an- archists and Communists and then tried to make an example of a harmless person like myself. "Why discriminate against me held It was "a matter of good fortune, rather than any good purpose one the part of the de- fendant and his that no one was hurt In the robbery, when five bandits fled wltn two boy hostages amid a hall ot bul- lets. TO COIIHKSI'OXDBXT.S when I was, after all, only one ofj I suppose all ot you wonder the World War's several hundred why I cut your letters down. The thousand dodgers'.'" treason Is very simple: we have Bergdoll applied to President [so many letters that It Is either Roosevelt the past spring for j that or leave some out altogether clemency offering to surrender to I and I don't want to do that. I a civil court but not to a military j think It'Is better to trim them court martial. down, especially the long ones land run the entire lot as long an It Is possible. Stung! MEDIA, constable an't several new writers have nc a moving crew got stung on a reatl my request that the older rtpal InvnK-Inn- Mrs. a long time ago. to here It Is again: When you finish one Item skip an entire lino before starting a Greater returns for the amount Invested Newa Classified business deal Involving Mrs. Col-! well McClure's furniture. When they came to take the furniture away by direction of her estranged husband. Mrs. one. It you fall to do thl Clure kicked over seven hives of some Items are likely to bo mix prize bees. The crew And, by all means nuinbe not furniture. your Editor, ___ _ COUNTIES OF SUTE GIVEN COTTON QUOTAS OKLAHOMA CITY. June Oklahoma's 1934 cotton crop will be more than one-third less than the 1933 crop If farm- ers stay within the tax-free quo- tas set by the Bankhead bill. Bales ginned In tho state last fall total while "the Bankhead quota allows bales for Oklahoma this year. Fifty per cent tax on market value Is placed on all cotton produced above that quota. Ginning figures usually run about bales under product- ion figures on which the Ban.t- head allotment Is based, accord- ing to Kenneth D. Blood, federal agricultural statistician for Okla- homa. Inter-county ginning also makes for a slight difference In tht; figures. Blood said. Quotas are based on the 47H pound bale, while ginning fig- ures are In running bales. TRIAL HEARS officers. Klley lust night madr a statement, claiming Hakcr Ittd Implicated himself (Baker) Bud Moore In the killings, nllur nUQ he wrote the note found near the bodies, accusing Rack- ley, uml Baker, and that he barely escaped death lilnnolt. Tim others held have denied Blley's utory In vigorous and Counts said he questioned Us veracity. To all this wan added today the opinion ot Mrs. Joo Beask-y. mother of Homer, whu said her son left Friday with a jug for some "Fourth of July beer." anrt didn't come hack. "One man couldn't do It.; they were strong boys; thero hud to be more of them." she said. are Inclined to nhuro her view. PAMPA, Tex., June The Rev. L. H. Shockley, Itiner- ant preacher, was acquitted late, .oday by a Jury which heard evi- dence In his trial on murder charges for the alleged poison deaths four years ago of W. T. Hudglng, Gray county rancher, and two other members ot his family. The Jury deliberated only 1C minutes. _ _ Baton House, La. After fin- ishing with the Louisiana legisla- ture, Senator Huey P. Long plans to go back to his home parish of Wlnn in north Louisiana and chop wood. "It'a an art. you know." ho said. "I'm a great woodchopper." Then the senator went out for another round ot golf. WASHINGTON. June Oklahoma county quotas of tax- exempt cotton, under provisions of the Bankhead act, Include: Oarfleld 417; Kay 112; Tulsa Washington 73; Cana- dian Creek Logan Oklahoma 5.521; Seir.l- lole Muskogce 'Ittsburgh Harmon J46; Carter Garvln 16.- 745; PONTOTOC Ottawa 1. State, MOUNTAllTsiNKING LTniiMinl IMienoiiiemin From Nicaragua TEGUCIGALPA. Honduras, June UP) mountain Erapuca In the Copan zone was reported officially to- day to be sinking alarmingly. A government announcement said more than 625 acres of corn fields on- tho elopes already hall disappeared and that other agri- culture on the mountainside was being wrecked. WASHINGTON, June Army orders Issued by the war department today Included the following: Captain Wlllla Bryant, Fort Snelllng. Minn., de- tailed for duty with tho organized reserves, Otda. ON ROAD PROHM OKLAHOMA CITY. Juno have been nward- ed for 604.1 miles ot road and street Improvements under tho 1 emergency appropria- tion which was made available by the federal government..for I the fiscal year now ending, tho highway commission reported to- day. Most of the projects either tiro completed or are under structlon, the commission having obligated ot fund. Since September 5, 133" when the first contracts vere awarded under the appropriation, tin) com- mission has awarded the follow- ing: 5.446 miles brick paving: 69.11 miles concrete; 127.31 miles 'as- phalt surfacing: 207.55 grading and drainage; 169. 51 miles gravel surfacing; 13. 4C miles caliche surfacing and miles bituminous surfacing; bridges; five overhead Smoke Doctor Away? Four-year- old Cyril Paquette used to smoke a but since he broke It he has to be satisfied with a clgftrot a day, and an, occasional cigar. His motheri Mrs. E. Paquelte. says he has 'been smoking since he was two und Is strong, healthy and unusually tall for his age. W. STCHIN AT DUMA CITY OKLAHOMA CITY. Juno 22 James W. S. Hutchlns. 73. treasurer-manager of the Okla- homa National Stockyardd Co.. riled In a hospital here today.1 Death came from complications resulting from an Infected hand. He Injured liln hand durinff' the recent packing company employes strike when hi- struck It against a door while supervising "'tho unloading of livestock. He Is survived by hUu wloow. a son. Harold and a daushN-r. Mrs. Gladys ot OkUhouift City. ___1
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