Ada Weekly News, August 16, 1934

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August 16, 1934

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Ada Weekly News, The (Newspaper) - August 16, 1934, Ada, Oklahoma THE ADA WEEKLY NEWS ADA, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, AUGUST 16, 1934 NUMBER 20 DHL PIUS IT PftRT Democrats Nominate Strong j Supporters of Administra- j tion, G. O. P.s Oppose BRYljOSES Donahey Wins in Ohio, Republican Nominee; Fut- rell Carries r.i Two more clean eut tests of I lie "New Deal" were outlined for the November elections today by re- turns from primaries In Ohio and Nebraska. Obto democrats chose A. (Honest Vic I Donahey. former governor and new deal candidate, to oppose Senator Fi-ss. the veter- an republican senator and admin- istration critic, l-'ess won out eas- ily over four opponents. "hi Nebraska the defeat of Gov- Charlee Bryan by Hep- K. K. Burke, who i Total of Slightly Higher Than Last Year. I Far Below Record C.L. Lamar Dead, Son Wound- ed, 'E. Mayfield Held After Bebee Affray Tax valuations for Pontotoc dispute near Bebee conntv for the present fiscal j had a tragic outcome vear have been established. flliMldeatl, of C. L. Lamar, figures having b e e n gunshot rec Tuesday Day by Day Happenings in Pontotoc County Oil Fields i-lved by Charley Floyd, coun- from slate uutb- f-7. wound. the serious wounding of his son Luclan and iPnim Unity> OKLAHOMA CITY. Aug. program for development of the John Fltts oil pool in Pon- totoc county will be drafted by a committee of operators at Ada Saturday and presented to the In the I federal administrator and the corporation commission for ap- proval. ty tax assessor, The total shows an Increase j over for the county of f'll Tills Is due to an In-j In the total for personal Tills was meeting of den of Tulsa, representlu? the federal petroleum board, present, the situation was discussed. The present dally allocation for the area Is barrels, but the operators were warned by Armstrong that addition of new wells would reduce the amount ot daily allowable for each well. create properly, which more than mad.- up for a s m a 1 1 reduction in railroad valuations In the cotiu- ly. Two small pipelines were al- so added. The county valuations total ol though a slightly higher llgllie tlmtl the of Is far below federal officials here. Fnless an agreement Is reach- ed on the number of wells t.i lu- be I drilled In the new field, the coin- o'clock this afternoon at j mission likely will Crls-l ration on a potential strong said. the principals In the affair were farmers living near Funeral service- and burial ot "Uncle Charley" Lamar will at Memorial Park cemetery, well's Funeral Home announced today. The wounded man Is receiving treatment at the llreco hospital where bis condition Is regarded as slightly less critical today It Is expected Hint the state decided today at a allowable will decline for fall the operators wlln amj winter months, with po iblllly that next spring, duo to decrease In old flush fields, eacl pool might get a bigger allow- able. It has been suggested that the require pro-i operators agree to drill one wol' basis. Arm- to 40 acres, or ngree on so mucl production for each 40 acres to be divided If more than one wel Is drilled. In ernor veil" platform, for toe senatorial nomination, eeileil by Bryan's and rainpal-n manager, I jibe total In sum i prosperous years of I when the flgum reached MKl.Olin. following divisions for this year: personal property Jl.Sf.H.MlS: on a "Support ISnosi- heal estate public democratic service f 3.3S 1 was con-1 Valuations for Pontotoc conn- brother-in-law I tv are now ready for submission T. S. Al-ho the county excise hoard for the of I Ice mnsl then make out the rolls in lime In turn them ov-r U' ibe office of the county treasurer jby October 1. tbuii it was last night. of the morel A shotgun charge struck LuclaP the a s t Lamar In field eastward of proved elderly man In te breast, neck and face The shooting occurred at the home of Mayfield about sundown j a, a Tuesday evening. The homo (.stablls OFFERS FREE WATER TO len Burke. In Hie November dec-1 to set tax levies fo lion, will fare former Itepreseiita- year. The assessi: tlve'liolM-it Simmons, strong critic of the "New Deal." who won easily in the republican primary. In'one of the closest contests of yesterday's ballottlng. Martin L. ilavey. former congressman, was, pulling slowly away from his op- ponents for the democratic gilber-! nalorial nomination In O h i o. Former Lieut. Gov. Clarence J. j Brown was far ahead In the re-1 publican contest. j With a huge vote cast. It ap- peared possible that for the first (.Commissioner Armstrong Ues-1M rs> time in Ohio's history the demo- cratic primary might run up a Inquiries and reports today In oil circles here centered about th" Ed Moore No. 2 Wirick well In due to he brought shortly as the possible third producer In the Fills an extension territory. This morning the Moore well was drilling at t-et. and was expected to be soon well into the sand which In the J. E. Crosble and J. C. Shaffer wells In "0-2-7 produced, when brought rate that Immedl- established the Fi'ts field ns a major oil area. Meantime. In Oklahoma City, operators In the Fltts field their representatives met the proratlon authorities out a production basis field which would not Oil Mat From Stonewall to Atoka Almost Completed Ada-Stratford Road Next 1SELL TO flOALEGIOIl POST Norman Howard Post Closes Year With Large Mem- bership PLAN FOR FIHS AREA The oil mat on Highway 13 Dee Uiwll, who has non-oil as between the end of the paving adjutant the past year, was eaHt of Stonewall and Atoka will i chosen pint commander by tuem- be completed within a few days, I hers or Norman Howard pout according to V. It. Hlack, len engineer of dlvls tills division. A delay lias been occasioned by In- ability of the refinery to deliver the oil as fust as desired, but the work ought to completed within a few days now. As soon as that strip has been finished, work will begin on tho of the American Legion, at the an- nual election of officers, Tuesday 11-rum Dully) Over a period ot years Ada people became vastly excited and from time to time as oil pros- road between Ada and Stratford, brlnslng that highway up to a more modern standard. The gravel Is mixed with an asphaltlc base oil, the mixture being stirred until every particle of gravel Is well coated with the oil. It Is then spread over the highway and the cars passing over It mat It Into a well pack- ed roadbed. For some time af- ter tho road Is used the mainte- nance crews keep rounding upr night. Vol Crr.wford was noml- 'nated for a second term, but ex- plained why It was Impossible for him to serve, and his name was withdrawn. Other officers Include: Carl I'ortman, first vice commander: total vote than the repub- bigger lican. Nebraska's republicans chose Dwight Criswold. (iiirdon news- ignntes Places Where Sup plies May Be Secured I'ercy Armstrong, city commis- sioner of publl'- works and prop- paper publisher, for the guheina- erty. has arranged four torlal nomination, but the demo-j for farmers to get free water rratlc contest was in doubt with from the city water system. It L. Cot-bran ahead. 1 These are so arranged Hint farm- In Arkansas. Governor J. coming In on any highway Ion Futrell apparently won the muy served at the edge of democratic nominallon for a Ony. ond term, while In Idaho Gov. Belli south end of highways C. Koss. democrat, the first chief ;.ls 2-Inch pipe Is pro- to campaign for a third Just around the Hill term, was far ahead of his nearest outside limits of the city- competitor. Frank L. those coming In on No. 12 former slate attorney general, was town, the well ahead In the race for the re-'tioll In the rear of Guy publican nomination. I Meaders filling station at the (corner of No. 12 and Francis Ite-ulls In ArkntiMiH .avenue. LITTLE UOCK. Aug.. North rarmrrs can get wat- J. Marlon Fntrcss at the corner of .'ml street Arkansas early today apparently: and IJennle just west of bad won the democratic noinlna-jibe factory, tlon for a second term. 1 Those on west 111 and soulh- Thc governor was leading his j west 12 can get water at LHnr- Johnson's barn Just enst ol General Howard A. Iteed, by a'tbe ball park, margin of cnarly two to one as more than half the precincts had been counted after yesterday's pri- mary. The democratic nomination in Arkansas is tantamount to election. The count in LIST, precincts northeast of Bebei wl'lch I Karller in the day Mayfield and John Lamar. another son ot j m the Fltts field or the slain man, ha-l engaged In representatives met with first fight growing out of a ills- authorities to work pule over location of a brusli j ft basis for tl'.H arbor for n religious meeting. j would not Interfere In late evening Lnmar and Balance of the state's rlan Lamar drove to Mayfield s UIIder its present and home. Varying accounts of the allocations, exchange of words there have activity was In evl- Ibeen given but the outcome was lobbies' 'the shooting of both Uimars and I (J Iu number of jlho arrest later of Mayfield. Instruments being filed In the of- Tlie elder Lamar is survived of (lll> cnllnty dork, moat of In- the widow. Mrs. Lille 'being connected [two daughters. Lillian Lamar and. (l, 011 Industry Garrett of Bebee; others Al Cr.ul (three sons, Dudley, John and in continued n Luclan. of Bebee; two sisters, aroup Wells now be Mrs. Beck Fry and Mrs. Nannie drilled, ft was at 1.752 to Jones of Oklahoma City, and brother. John I.amar. HEIIE SEHL day. Nearby. In 24-2-fi, the Mug lolla No. 1 J. E. Cradduck wa rilling at l.'.BO feet. In 3D-2-7 J. E. Crosble CHICAdO. Aug. drouth's long siege appears to lie lifting. agricultural states benefited by rain which fell over the week- end, and forecasters said precipi- tation should come more freiiuent- ly during the rest of the season. I Itains proved of the greatest (value where water shortages ex- too late, generally. !to pour life back into the prlncl- Ipal crops. Late crops, roiighagi for feed and pastures were stim- ulated and would be revived great- nance crews KBI-II the mixture until a firm roadbed 1 w from pects ballooned, only to burst and fade away. Now that n major oil field has been opened at the very door of the city, a field that may prove o be the biggest Wllcox field In haf) klahoma and may he called up- jjn believes that with n In a matter of months to step improved method of prepar- n and take a-major place mixture, with a better applying the state's allowable knowledge of the kind of oil to use. and with better trained maintenance crews a good oll Job ought to last three or four It lessens the hazards of driving Bigger Wells Limited to 125 Barrels Daily, Small Wells Not Limited BIG MEETlTfGUST 20 Committee To Submit Plan For Development of State's Newest Big Field arller flush fields decline, there s a noticeable lack ot general xcltement. Pontotoc county's oil develop- nent has gone forward steadily lesplte the flare and foiling otinatlng mudholcs and slick gravel, iccaslonal flurries, with u is likely that the road he lehee and later tlio conservation tween Ada and Sulphur will tool contributing to the county's treated In tho Leonard McKay of Stoiiypolnt, second vice commander; Vernon Younts. finance officer; Harold Constant, service officer; Street Davis, sergeant-at-arms. The new commander appointed Bernard Howard, adjutant. He will name a chaplain and com- mittees later. The post closed Us books this year with members, which .'means It will have the largest n from the fourth dis- trict at the state convention. Twenty-nine of the 32 dele- gates were named, with Vol Crawford, as chairman. The state convention meets at Oklahoma City, September 2. 3 and 4 by keeping down dust and ellml- ilace In the oil Industry. But there were those who pre- Hcted that some day n major leld would he found In the coun he! same manner, j though tho force able) to get to this road this fall. The oll has to be put on In hot, weather to get the best results. A. dry hot season like the present makes Ideal weather for the pro- A' drive over some of tho state maintained roads at this season reveals a high state of malnte- building derrick for his A Dawes Harden; H. L. Illackstoc was building derrick and No. feet at the NO. 1 Dawes Harden Magnolia No. 1 Dawes Harde was blulding derrick imd No. Dawes Harden digging cellar. In 10-2-7. the II. L. Itlack- stock No. 1 Lewis, drilled below feet, has been plugged bade to feet and Is waiting cement. The city commissioners are of- fering tills water free to the farmers who are out of water for either household purposes slock or both. or Fill- First Bale In Charley Molloy BrinRs First Hale of County's 1934 Crop To Market I I out of 2.11'U was: C.overnor rell Heed i With returns from more than ball the prerliu-ls in their various ilistncts counted, all but one ot i Arkansas' seven congressmen were j well in the van. However, one I other congressman laced the pos-; MbllUy of a run oti. represenlativt from the sixth district, was trail int; John McClellan. Malvern at- torney. to S.dtK'i. Congressman Tillman 11. Parks was leading a five-cornered race but mi tin- face or early returns he apparently bad not obtained tin- necessary majority and prob- ably will be in a run-off. State Senator H. Ablngtnn. j the second district candidate who of the Choclaw ailvocated th' "share the wealth" program sponsored by Full e d States Senator Iluey P. Long ot Louisiana, was trailing Congress- man John E. Miller. Miller had votes to tor Aliing- ton. Kepresenlatives W. J. Driver of the first; Claude A. Fuller of rtio third, and Hen Cravens of the fourth apparently were renoml- nated. In the filth. Representative Terry of Little Itock led Mayor Horace Knowlton of Little Itock and Oscar Hock attorney. Terry, with more than half the precincts counted, had lo.Ti." votes; Knowlton, and Winn SliU. ly by additional moisture. Showers were promised today for parts ot Illinois, Michigan. W I H c o n s I n. Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota. In Kansas and Nebraska, hot- bed of the nation, the forecast was for weather somewhat unset- tled and continued warm. I'arts of blistered Kansas were drenched with week-end rains, however, giving late garden crops another chance to live. Itain helped corn In Nebraska, won the thanks of fanners In Ok- lahoma and Illinois. In Missouri, scattered showers drove down-Hie temperature for the llrst time since late June, but grain crops were reported virtually past aid. Hl'NTSVILLK. Tex., Aug. A. (Iloss) Patterson iwho until a few days ago was a Idnhii UelnriiM Incomplete Idaho. Aug. Democratic Incumbents seeking renomlnatlon In Idaho's primary- election were leading their oppo- nents today with returns from less than one-sixth of Hie state's pre- cincts tabulated. Oov. Hen C. Koss. former cow- boy. who Is the first chief execu- live In the history of the state to campaign for a third term, held a two-to-one lead over bis nearest competitor In a field of three, while Representative Compton L White of the first district was far ahead of his only opponent. A Uoss-supported candidate. D. Work Clark. 30-yeur-old Pocatel- (Contluued on Page 8, No. 3) (friini Unity) Ada saw its first bale of icotlon today. Charles Molloy, who lives three miles south of Ada on Highway 4S. brought Un- load Into town about noon and j created some general excitement J on downtown streets. The bale was taken to the Choc- taw gin. where it was unloaded. It cannot be ginned Immediately, the necessary certllicates who in the Texas prison here 'was back behind tho walls toda> of his authority am wearing the number and denim o a prisoner. Fifteen years' Imprisonment was assessed the former guard after his trial on three charges of aid Ing Haymond Hamilton, Joe Palm er and Irvln (BlackkO Thompson jthe southwest's three most-fearei LOS ANGELES, Aug. killers, to escape from the death Federal, state and county ol'l-jliouse on July 22. cers patrolled all main hlgbways Brought into district court tw u this area today with after he had been Indlcte o "shoot to kill1' nfter a special session of the Walke nformallon c.eoige "liahy Face" [county grand jury. Patterson Nelson. America's "public enemy No. 1" since the demise of hi........... chief. John nllllnger. was head- tbe court sentenced him to Imprls- ed In this direction. onment. Department of justice aients. His written and signed state- n group of whom recently trap- ments made to prison officials, ad. ped and killed Dillinger in Chi- mining that be bad smuggled pis cago, said they had positive In- formation Nelson was the bandit who held up a gas station In Salt L.ike City then fled along the highway to Ixis Angeles. Nelson, accompanied by a lark woman, was driv- pany stated the cotton would prob- ably bring about a hun- dred. Weight is not known. Officers On Lookout For Dillinger Pal COUIliy fclium j u i f. O' barely whispered his plea of guilt and nervously rubbed bis chin as ing a large automobile, federal authorities said they were In- formed. He quickly outdijli'.nced pursuers who took up trail after the filling station robbery. A well-known doctor pays that the smell of garlic Is not easily recalled. It doesn't need to be. It nevur leaves after once arriving. tols to the band of desperadoes, were Introduced at the trial. They told of how he carried the pack- age Inside the prison, left It where it could be obtained by the con- victs and was paid for his act. Two of the trio who scaled the walls to freedom. Hamilton and Thompson, are still at liberty while Palmer was recaptured at Paducah. Ky.. Saturday as he slept on the roadside. ShapiTof most fall hats, says a Paris style note, will be conical. And most likely comical. (friini KrlilnjV Dnlljl Topping the first sand in-low the Viola lime brought an in- crease In the flow of the Ed Moore No. 2 Wirick In 29-2-7, and with It an Increase In trad- ing Interest and more conviction that the well will prove to be a producer with the same possibili- ties as the Shaffer and Crosble wells in The Moore well has been flo'.v- oil in Increasing quantities or some time, the oil slowing rilling as the operators went irefiilly ahead with the well. Today, with the drill four feet ito the sand nt 3.055 feet, the low was estimated at barrels n hour, which would make arrels per day. The operators re reported drilling ahead. The Hand Is said to >ie the ame as that In which the Pe- aney and others No. 2 Craildnck, n stopped and com- iletod as a producer. Further drilling is expected to lenetrate soon the Wllcox sand vhich In the Shaffer ond veils two week's ago established he Fltts field as a major oil iroduclng area. Trading Ilrlsk Trading continues nt a pace fairly brisk for the now required to bring about a ci-.ange of holdings from one Individual group to another. Deals are varying In extent from major holdings In the area to sm.ill lots which Individuals have picked up In the past In hope the area would some day become a major field. Talk Is heard of million-dollar deals proposed or In the making. Deep I'.ock Oil corporation of Tulsa has purchased from W. A. Delaney a :iu-acre tract In south east of northeast of r.0-2-7. near the J. E. Croshle gusher. Iturko- Orels Oll corporation has taken holdings In 2K-2-B and Over m the western part of tho graben activity is centered at present the Delnney and others Cradduck In 25-2-6 Is drlt- Ing at feet; the Magnolia No. 1 J. E. cradduclc In 24-2-U Is at 1.705 feet and the H. L. Ulackstock No. 1 Dawes Harden n 30-2-7 Is at 1.082 feet. Promt Ion Plans Operators In tbe Fltts field will meet here Saturday mornlns at the office of W. B. Osborn to v and who held steadily to tiielr iredlctions. Xow It's Here Now It Is bore, the Fltts field whose production possibili- ties are still a matter of daring conjecture, which h a s already given operators production from 11 horizons and which, having tapped the upper Wllcox sand for two gushers already and another.---- In the making, has still the 'life- promise of tho lower Wllcox and n siliceous formation below that. Earlier developments In the graben. In southeast Pontotoc county, stirred Interest but only moderate excitement as first gas and later small oil wells were brought In from the higher for- mations. Efforts to find oll In profitable .quantities In the northern part of on (the graben came In a burst of 'activity after two shallow pro- ducers were found In section 18- 2-7. but other wells failed to get pay winds and again the south part of the graben became mainstay of hopes. ....._.._ After many months ot varying .wnen automobile struck outlook Jack Shaffer and J. E. Rravci nnd turned over. He Crosble, within three days, tap- about g o'clock at a local ped the Wllcox sand for heavy where he was production nnd tho last question from the sc as to the greatness of the field i New Orleans Judge Assesses Penalty For Contempt in Refusing to Disband Looking forward to nnd plan- ning for orderly development ot tho Fltts field, and cooperating with federal and state proratlon authorities, the proratlon commll- mlttee of operators In the new- est major field In Oklahoma met Saturday morning In the offtcea of Fleet and Oitborn. Present at the meeting. In ad- dition to committee members, were Paul Hlckok of Tulsa. rep- resentative ot tho state planning nnd coordination cimmllteo. and Mr. Lyons, of tho Stanollnd Crude Oil Purchasing company. W. B. Osborn of Ada was chair- man ot the meeting. An agreement was reached for tho month of August that tho production of tho Fltts field would bo limited to 1.000 bar- rels of oil per day. and that a I new allocation would be sought from W. J. Armstrong, state pro- ration umpire, effective next month. For tho present, under the 000 barrels dally limit, wells that can produce more than 125 bar- rels of oil dally will bo limited to that amount. Wells produc- ing less than 125 barrels of oil per days will bo allowed to mako their total production. Drilling In the Fltts field will be on tho basis of one well to 10 acres, It was agreed this morn- __ ORLEANS, Aug. 14. wnB called for Mon- Mm FflTftL TOLL Dies at Local Hospital After Cnr Turned Over Near Coalgate Thursday (I'roin Mnlly) i A. A. Mayhue. living north ot ____ II.. 1 M turn ft lli'JlV the city, were found guilty ot con- plan tempt of court today for falling to cox horizon, dismiss the mllltla as ordered by the court. Adjutant General Ilaymond H. Fleming, commander of the mili- tiamen, although his troops pre- vented him from being served with the orders, was found guilty of contempt. Lieut. Numa 1. Avendano was also found guilty of contempt and sentenced to pay a line of and serve 10 days In jail, but tho Jail sentence was sus- pended. All operators and lease hold- ers within the proper productive area will bo notified by mall ot the August 20 meeting. made to tnvlto rep- ot tho federal petro- the state ind his geo- the next meeting. Affecting plans for develop- ment and for production from the field are the present state ot tho oil market and the prospect jfor tho coming months and Judge Nat W. Bond of civil ills-! trlct court ordered Civil Sheriff of Oklahoma's aiiow- Maurlce J. Hartson to bring wU1 to a point fields now supplylne of Oklahoma's allow- .o w e ..vdn> was Injured Fleming before the court for, ,icro ncwcr fields Coalgate Thursday instructed htm contribute loose to break Into slato allocation u barracks, where the guardsmen wlll bo called a larger purt jaro headquartered, but to ml DTDD DCDDIE brought force Is necessary' jjjjj JJQJJ JjUinlL was removed. As more locations wero an- nounced In Sections 30-2-7 and 23-2-f, and preparations started for more drilling, attention turn- ed to the Ed Moore No. 2 Wr- ick, In 29-2-7, deepening toward the same horizon as that found by Shaffer and Crosble. A fish- Ing job had delayed progress for a month after the Hunton had been penetrated and showed oil In quantities similar to the No. 1 Wirick, one location to the ?outh. Well Increases Flow Friday the No. 2 well, paat VI- (Contlnued on Pago G. No. 4) Funeral Saturday services afternoon trough! whatever ene of the he was found other part of the city, will In he at held o o''clock at the chapel of the Crls- well Funeral Home, nnrlul will be In Memorial Park. Mr. Mayhue was a brother George M. and 0. C. who also live ft short of Mayhue, distance north of Ada and who hav.i fa'-r.i Interests In this part ot the state, announced WASHINGTON. In He was unmarried. September Head injuries sustained In the on crop loans are given as the cause Tho loans available of Mr Mnyhue's death. winter seed Greater returns for the amount Invested News Claislflcd Ads. Tlio [chafing winter (or barley, or summer Ml'SKOCSEE. Okla., AUK. 15 Bess Berrle, girl bride of the Heverend S. Althea Berrle. un- ifrocfcod Cumberland Presbyterian Aug. I pastor who Is serving a life Ben- credit adniln'.-fi-aiioa'tcnce for murdering his first wlfo, today e.xlenslou tin'II; was granted a divorce hero today. 15 ot the tlrn) limit I she obtained the divorce on tho drought areai. I grounds of Berrle's imprisonment for PJI- and was restored tho use ot her wnt-at, rye fa'lowiiis Thirteen-Year Old Waif Hurt, Eager to Return to 'The Road' J. R. Spears m Hospital With Injured Ankle Impatient to Get Out and Resume His Ramblings Over Texas and Okla- homa, Hopping Freights and 'Bumming' Eats. or for general purposes. maiden name, Ida Bess Bright. At Berrfe'B trial in 1832. proso- cutors contended the preacher order Tho ruling does not apply toj poisoned his first wife In loans being made In that he might wed Ida Bess. They artas for purchase of wore mnrrled within less than two feed or for moving lo months after her death In March, 1D32. Ida Bess, now 20 years old. never was accused of complicity In the crime. Berrle Is almost threo times her age. ny I'AITL HUGHES A chubby round-faced little boy lay flat on his stomach on a table In the Ada hospital this morning, and wanted very much to get out. He Is J. n. Spears, 13 years old. Hospital employes said he had been screaming hysterically wandering. At Centrahoma yesterday truck run over Ills left foot. "Were you trying to hop It? he was asked. "No, Just happened to be in the way. I was his slow and painful reply. "Some fellows got to consider plans for developing- the pool. This plan will be submitted later to all operators In the area and to the federal petroleum administrator. At u meeting at Oklahoma City Thursday morning with ope- rators. W. J. Armstrong, state proratlon umpire, and J. M. Al- because be wanted lo leave the awful place. J. H. was sad and lonely and a little mad, so for a while he refused to talk to anyone. But after a few kinds words, he readily lold Ihe story of strange adventures. He said he had been traveling for some time all over Oklahoma and Texas with no apparent pur- pose. He Just wanted to go some where and really had no place to go, so he has hopped freight trains through both states and been fed by kindly people who took an Interest In the loneli- ness ot a young fellow. Upon a little coaxing, J. U- said his molhcr lived here and that Is the reason he uses Ada a sort of headquarters for meanderlngs here and there. He has an uncle In Huso. Bill Spears, with whom he has visited Ho at infrequent Intervals In up some money and sent me Ada on the bus from there." were "I don't know. Just some fel- lows." The lad, dressed In rather worn and faded overalls and with his left foot swathed in bandages, groaned a little anil shifted his position. "How did you come here.' "They took me In ambulance, I didn't come." A. K. OF IIY VXKMI-I.OYMKXT KSTI.MATK ATLANTIC CITY. N. J.. Aug. 14 American Federa- tion of Labor today stood behind Its latest unemployment figures. 10 I'.OO 000, despite a challenge as I to 'their accuracy by the Chamber lot Commerce of the United States. I Although the Chamber of Com- Ituerce said there were less than 7 000 000 unemployed last month. I William Green, labor federation j president termed Just a "guess" a calculation was based on Inures and facs._____ >AU1 PLEftDS HOT GUILTY TO CHICKASHA. Aug. 14. H o m c r McKee of Graccmont oleadcd not guilty when he waB ffsswrrw! VST Claxton, mattress factory opera- tor, the night ot December 31, 1932. drafi of the McKee's arrest came alter the highway Improvement .discovery of an automatic pistol In inrogrim to be financed with an Anadarko second-hand More. K; nriiuhrr It will be forwarded to which the fatal bullet was Hred. today at tiartment. C E. Swain, federal district en- gineer ul Fort Worth, for ap- proval. as his slight smile face. When J. n. arrived In Ada, he managed to go to the office of Dr O. E. Welborn, city physic- Ian where he was found uncon- scious and taken to the hosptlal. Examination revealed that the ankle was not broken but only painfully bruised. J. n. want's to leave the hos- pital. Ho doesn't like It there, wants to get "on tho road his I again." he said. KI.OYD XOT KOUXO TULSA. Aug. other unsuccessful attempt to capture Charles (Pretty Hoy) Floyd, long Inactive Oklahoma outlaw, was made here yester- day by federal agents assisted by city police. The officers, heavily armed, raided a farmhouse north ot Sand Springs, industrial sub- urb, but found no one there. There were no signs of recent occupancy. the fatal McKeo claimed he loaned tho pis- tol to another man. Police ordered release of Otto Brooks of Gracemont. who had been held for Investigation, after the McKeo charge wfts Hied. Youths passing through an alley [discovered Claxton'H body. Ho ihad about on his person. TAHLEQUAH. AUK. 15.- iDavo Hartness, 23, was killed (last night after an argument at a I picnic' at Bubble Springs, and Bill Vaughn. 28. was hold. Undorsherlff Grover Bishop quoted Vaughan as saying the shooting took place after Hart- ness had" attacked him .with a pair ot brass "knucks." ;