Ada Weekly News, August 16, 1934

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August 16, 1934

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Ada Weekly News (Newspaper) - August 16, 1934, Ada, Oklahoma VOLUME XXXIV Democrats Nominate Strong Supporters of Administration, G. O. P.s Oppose Total of $13,243,839 Slightly Higher I han Last Year, Far Below Record ed, TI. Mayfield Held After Bebee Affray Tax BRYAN LOSES Donahey Wins in Ohio, Fess Republican Nominee; Fut-rell Carries Arkansas (Bt The A^-ortalcd Prw») Two more (‘Lean cut ants of the “New Deal" were outlined tor the November elections today by returns from primaries in Ohio and Nebraska. Ohio democrats chose A. V. (Holiest Vici Dona hey, former governor and new deal candidate, to oppose Senator f ess, the veteran republican senator amt administration critic. Fess won out easily over four opponent*. In Nebraska the defeat of GOV- valuations for I’ontotoc county for the present fiscal year have been established, final assessment figures having been received by Charley Floyd, county tax assessor, front state authorities. The total shows an increase over 1933 for the county of $94,106. This is due to an increase in the total for personal property, which more than made ii p for a s rn a I I reductic railroad valuations in the county. Two small pipelines were also added. i Tlte county valuations total of : $13,243,839, though a slightly . higher figure titan the 1938 to-1 tai of $13,149,733, Is far below J lite total in some of the more prosperous years of the ,p a s t I when the fignite reached $19.- ' 500,000. Included in the total are the A had death of gunshot dispute near Bebee a tragic outcome C. L. Lamar, wound, the Tuesday in the BT. by serious and ADA, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, AUGUST 16, 1934 Day by Day Happenings in Pontotoc County Oil Fields j den of Tulsa, representing the federal petroleum board, present, the situation was discussed. |of the John Flits oil pool in Pen- T]ie present daily allocation ’totoc county will be drafted by a|for the area is 1,000 barrels, but (committee of operators at Ada|the operators were warned by 'saturday and presented to the, Armstrong that addition of new I federal administrator and the1—*«- ------ j corporation commission for ap-, p roval. 1 This was decided today at a,  ____     __ NUMBER 20 (Prom Thursday** Dally I Pl I imar Dead Son Wound- J OKLAHOMA CITY, Aug. 9.— C.L. Lamar LJead, son wound |(^__A gram for development wells would reduce the amount of daily allowable for each well. Oil Mat From Stonewall to Atoka Almost Completed Ada-Stratford Road Next Norman Howard Post Closes Year With Large Membership The oil mat on Highway IO I Dee Fnsell, who has served as •between the end of the paving adjutant the past year, was east of Stonewall and Atoka will j chosen post commander by mem-. a    «    otaf^ibe completed within a few days, hers of Norman Howard post of It is expected that the stat according t0 y# R> Black, divis-jthe American Legion, at the an-wounding of his son Lucian and J This was aecium many dl “ j allowable will decline for    j engineer of this division. A nual election of officers, Tuesday I the incarceration in lite county I meeting of the operators *“» and winter months, with I jail Of Everett Mayfield. All ofjState I mpire \\ . J. Armstrong j bmty tbat -- •    —    and    federal    officials here. Bigger Wells Limited to 125 Barrels Daily, Small Wells Not Limited ,    „    of    this    division. P°Stn |delay has been occasioned by in-{night, Vol Crawford was nomi- n.?«s t ^'u C liability of the refinery to deliver J nated for a second term, but ex-old flush fields, eacliL^_ the principals in the affair were decrease in ernor Cl tar lee W. Bryan by Rep- * following divisions for this year: resent at! \e IL It. Burke, who I personal property $1,839,808; campaigned en a “Support Boose-1;cal estate $7,992,838; public veil platform, for toe democratic service $3,381,393. senatorial nomination, was con-J Valuations for Pontotoc conn- (Tuesday ceded by Bryan s brothel In-law I ty are now ready for submission 'northeast of Bebee. and campaign manager, T. S. Al-jjo tile county excise board which I Earlier in the day farmers living near Bebee. Funeral services and burial “Uncle Chai ley” Lamar will at 5 o’clock this afternoon in j Memorial Park cemetery, Crls- j ration well’s Funeral Home announced j strong today. The wounded man is receiving treatment at the Breco hospital where his condition is regarded as slightly less critical today than it was last night. \ shotgun charge struck Lucian Lamar in the left shoulder, damaging the Collar bone4 and piercing tlio upper part of his chest. The charge which cost the life of his father struck the elderly | man in te breast, neck and face. ! The shooting occurred at the j home of Mayfield about sundown j evening. The home is ; Unless an agreement is reach-5 p00i might get a bigger allow-j of.ed on the number of wells to ! able. be I drilled in the new field, the ccm-j ]t jias been suggested that the at mission likely will require pro- • operators agree to drill one well potential basis, Arm-,t0 40 acres, or agree on so much ! the on a said. the November clee- I* t ii set tax levies for the tis-lot titer Represents-! (.ai year. The assessor's office . Simmons, strong Toast then make out tho tax rolls leu. Burke, iii lion, will face live Robert < critic of lite “New Heal, who won ‘ m easily in tim1 republican primary, jib In one of the closest contests of bv yesterday s halloaing, Martin Lr. I Davey, former congressman, was ( pulling slowly away from his opponents for the democratic gutter- j natorial nomination in O Ii i o. , Former Lieut. (tov. Clarence J., Brown was far ahead in the re-1 publican contest. With a huge vote cast, it appeared possible that for the iirst time in Ohio's history the demo-1 erat ic primary might run bigger total vote than the Bean. Nebraska’s republicans Dwight Griswold, Cordon paper publisher, for the gubernatorial nomination, but the democratic contest was in doubt with It. L. Cochran ahead. Ill Arkansas, Governor J. Marion Futrell apparently won the democratic nomination for a second term, while in Idaho Gov. Ben C. Ross, democrat, the first chief executive to campaign for a third term, was far ahead of his nearest competitor. Frank L. Stephan, former state attorney general, was well ahead in the race for the republican nomination. time to turn them over to office of the county treasurer October I. Ill OFFERS FREE up a repub- chose news- M ay field and John Lamar, another son ot the slain man, had engaged in a first fiuht growing out of a dispute over location of a brush arbor for a religious meeting. In late evening Lamar and Lucian Lamar drove to Mayfield's 1 home. Varying accounts of the 1 exchange of words there have I been given but the outcome was the shooting of both Lamars and stile arrest later of Mayfield. J The elder    Lamar    is survived by the widow, Mrs. Lilie Lamar: ------ (two daughters. Lillian Lamar and Commissioner    Armstrong    Des-!yjrs Nellie    Garrett    of Bebee; ignates    Places    Where    Sup-    J three sons.    nudley.    John anrt s    Lucian, of    Bebee;    two sisters, Mrs. Beck Fry and Mrs. Nannie j Jones of Oklahoma City, and a \rm strong, city commis- Lrother John Lamar. *- plies May Be Secured Ferry Armstrong, city stoner of public works and prop orty, lias arranged four places for farmers to get free water from the city water system. These are so arranged that farmers coming in on any highway may be served at the edge of ihe city. For the south end of highways 4 8 and lit a 2-inch pipe is provided just around the Lucas Hill on the outside limit* of the city. For those coming in on No. 12 east of town, the aecommodn- RUINS RELIEVE SOEHL HEIS the rear station 12 and of Guy at the Francis Results In Vt kansas LITTLE ROCK, Aug., 15 LV) —Governor J. Marion Futress of Arkansas early today apparently had won the democratic nomination for a second term. The governor was leading his one opponent, former Comptroller lit General Howard A. Reed, by a th margin of enarly two to one as more than half the precincts had been counted after yesterday s primary. The democratic nomination in Arkansas is tantamount to election. The count in 1.185 precincts out of 2.Iud was: Governor Flit-j rell 63,079; Reed 34,247. With returns from more than halt Hie precincts in their various districts counted, all but one cl Arkansas* seven congressmen were, well in the van. However, one oilier congressman faced the possibility of a run oil. I). Ii, Glover, representative front the sixtli district, was trailing John McClellan, Malvern attorney. 5,095 to 8,005. Congressman Tillman IL Parks was leading a five-cornered race but on the face ol early returns lo* apparently had not obtained the necessary majority and probably will bt4 ai a run-off. State Senator W. H. Abington, tilt' second district candidate who advocated th* “share the wealth” program sponsored by United States Senator Huey I*. Long of Louisiana, was trailing Congressman John lh Miller. Miller had 5,379 votes to 4,0IS for Abington. Representatives W. J. Driver of the first; Claude A. Fuller of fhe lion is just in I Mcader* filling (corner of No. . avenue. North 4* farmers can get water at tin* corner of 2nd street and Rennie Avenue, just west of the ulass factory. Those on west 19 aud southwest 12 can get Johnson's barn ball park. The city commissioners are offering this water free to the CHICAGO, Aug. 14.—(F>—The drouth's long siege appears to be lifting. Six agricultural states benefited by rain which fell over the weekend. and forecasters said precipitation should come more frequently during the rest of the season. Rains proved of the greatest value where water shortages existed—coming too late, generally, to pour life back into the principal crops. Late crops, roughage I for feed and pastures were stim-Julated and would be revived great-water at Char- Ty by additional moisture. just east of Showers were promised today ifor parts of Illinois, Michigan, W i * c o n * I n, Iowra. Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota. I In Kansas and Nebraska, hotbed of the nation, the forecast was for weather somewhat unsettled and continued warm. Farts iof blistered Kansas w'ere drenched j with week-end rains, however, ■giving late garden crops another - chance to live. Charley Molloy Brings First Rain helped corn in Nebraska, Bale of County’s I 934 Crop won the thanks of farmers in Ok- Inquiries and reports today in oil circles here centered about the Ed Moore No. 2 Wirick well iii 29-2-7, due to be brought in I shortly as the possible third Dig producer in tile Pitts field and an extension eastward of proved territory. This morning tin* Moore wrell was drilling at 3,940 lect, and was expected to be soon well into ‘tin* sand which in tin* J. E. J Crosbie and J. C. Shaffer wells in 20-2-7 produced, when brought in, oil at a rate that immediately established the Fitts field as a major oil area. I Meantime, in Oklahoma City, operators in the Fitts field or i their representatives met with (tie proration authorities to work out a production basis for the field which would not interfere with the balance of the state's production under its present and prospective allocations. Continued activity was in evidence here today in hotel lobbies and reflected in the number of instruments being filed in the office of the county clerk, most of the instruments being connected with dealings in the oil industry. Delaney and others Al Crad-duck, in 25-2-6, continued to • lead the group of wells now bebog drilled. It was at 1,752 today. I Nearby, in 2 4-2-6, the Magnolia No. I J. E. Crud duck was drilling at 1,560 feet. In 30-2-7 J. E. Crosbie is building derrick for his Al Dawes Harden; IL L. Blackstock was building derrick and No. 2 feet at the No. I Dawes Harden; Magnolia No. I Dawes Harden was biulding derrick and No. Dawes Harden digging cellar. In 19-2-7. the H. L. Black-stock No. I Lewis, drilled below 4,900 feet, has been plugged back to 4.825 feet and is waiting on cement. production be divided is drilled. for each 40 if more than acres to one well (I'ro in Mi inlay** Daily! Over a period of years Ada people became vastly excited from time to time as oil prospects ballooned, only to burst and fade away. Now that a major oil field has been opened at the very door of j the city, a field that may prove! to be the biggest Wilcox field in j Oklahoma and may be called up-! on in a matter of months to step1 oil as fast as desired, but plained the work ought to be completed; for hjm within a few days now. As soon as that strip has been finished, work will begin on the road between Ada and Stratford, bringing that highway up to a {more modern standard. The gravel is mixed with an asphaltic 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 packed roadbed. For some time atter the road is used the maintenance crews keep rounding up the mixture until a firm roadbed has been attained. why it was impossible to serve, and his name was withdrawn. Other officers include; Carl Portman, first vice commander; Leonard McKay of Stonypoint, second vice commander; Vernon Younts, finance officer; Harold Constant, service officer; Street Davis, se rgea n t-a t -a r in s. The new commander appointed Bernard Howard, adjutant. He will name a chaplain and committees later. The post closed its books this year with 290 members, which means it will have the largest delegation from ihe fourth district at the state convention. Twenty-nine of the 32 BIG MEETING AUGUST 20 Committee To Submit Plan For Development of State’s Newest Big Field I Mr. Black believes that with 'the improved method of prepar-    gates were    named,    with    \ol ■ ins the mixture, with a better .Crawford, as    coati man.    "T . . i knowledge of the kind of oil to    convention    meets at    Oklahoma “ and 4. will be    in- at the next regular meet-the post, August 28. in and take a .major place in supplying the state’s allowable aS  __  „..w________ earlier flush fields decline, there |uge> an(j with better trained City, September 2, is a noticeable lack of genet a1; maintenance crew's a good oil job The new officers excitement.    !    ought to last three or four y^iirs. | stalled Pontotoc county’s oil develop- R lessens the hazards of drivingling of ment has gone forward steadily keeping down dust and elimi-despite the flare and fading of fating mudholes and slick gravel, occasional flurries, with Allen,) R |S likely that the road be-Bebee and later the conservation j tween Ada and Sulphur will be, pool contributing to the county’s,heated in the same manner,, place in the oil industry.    j though the force may not be able j But there w'ere those who pre-j to get to this road this fall. The! dieted that some day a major oil has to be put on in hot. field would be found in the colin-j weather to get the hest results., tv and who held steadily to tneir A dry hot season like the present predictions.    I makes ideal weather for the pro-1 Now TUs Here    cess.    J Now* it is here, the Pitts A drive over some of the stat* field whose production possible (maintained roads at.this seasonij    14_ep, tip*-; are still a matter of daring (reveals a high state of mamie . NEW ORLEANS, Aug.    _ .    - conjecture which    has    alreadv■    nance    in spite of    the dry weath-,Two officers of .senator    Huey P. elven nitrators Droduction rrom    er which makes    unoiled gravel (Long s national guard, now hold- 5i horizons Iud    which    having    roads    almost impossible to keep ing the city registration    office in ll horizons and    which,    d repair.    Most of them (his fi^ht with Mayor T.    Semmes tapped the upper Wilcox sand for .in ^oou repair.    i    mo    r tw'o gushers already Looking forward to and planning for orderly development of the Fitts field, and cooperating writh federal and state proration authorities, the proration coramit-mittee of operators in the newest major field in Oklahoma met Saturday morning in the offices of Fleet and Osborn. Present at the meeting, in addition to committee members, ! were Paul Hickok of Tulsa, representative of tho state planning and coordination committee, and Mr. Lyons, of the Stanolind (Crude Oil Purchasing company. dele-1W. B. Osborn of Ada was chairman of the meeting. I An agreement wras reached for ! the month of August that the ! production of the Fitts field would be limited to 1,000 barrels of oil per day, and that a new allocation would he sought I from W. J. Armstrong, state pro-; ration umpire, effective next month. I For the present, under the I,-! OOO barrels daily limit, wells that can produce more than 125 barrels of oil daily will be limited to that amount. Wells produc- New Orleans Judge Assesses Penalty For Contempt in Refusing to Disband ing less than 125 barrels of oil per days will be allowed to make their total production. Drilling in the Fitts field will be on    the basis of    one well    to    IO i    acres,    it was agreed this    morn ing. i A meeting was called for Monday .August 20, at I p. m. at the Aldridge hotel, at which time ...........  -    an operators’ committee is to and    Another a"e safe evertor thelastest driv-| Walmstey for political    control    of    I have    ready for    submission    a ana    aiiuiiici    crn    51 tv r»f    <>nn-    Inlan In the making, has still the.10 promise of the low’er Wilcox and a siliceous formation below that. Earlier developments In    the1 graben, in southeast Pontotoc* county, stirred interest but only1 moderate excitement as first gas 21 and later small oil wells were {brought in from the higher formations. ICUI FURL TO 11 Plans were made to invite representatives of the federal petro- the state I Efforts to find oil in profitable j Dies at Local Hospital After (quantities in the northern part of j DuiI? I sand (From Friday’* Topping the first the Viola lime brought crease in the flow of Moore No. 2 Wirick in below an lathe Ed 29-2-7, farmers who an either household stock or both. * out of water purposes for or First Bale In i To Market (From Tliiir*iln > ’* Daily! Ada saw its first bale of 1934 cotton today. Charles Molloy. who lives three miles south of Ada on Highway 4 8, brought the load into town about noon and created some general excitement on downtown streets, i Th** bale was taken to the Choctaw gin, where it was unloaded. It cannot be ginned immediately, since the necessary certificates have not been filled out. Employes of the Choctaw company stated the cotton would probably bring about $13.25 a hundred. Weight is not known. ! Officers On Lookout For Dillinger Pal I la boma and Illinois. In Missouri, scattered showers drove down the temperature for the first time since late June, hut grain crops were reported virtually past aid. third, and Ben cravens of thei fourth apparently wore reno mi-1 LOB ANGELES, Aug. 14.—CPI Hated.    Federal,    state and county otli- in the filth. Representative Jeers patrolled all main highways I). D. Terry of Little Rock led (in this area today with orders Mayor Horace Knowlton of Little|to “shoot to kill” after receiving Rock and Oscar Winn, Little Rock , information George “Baby Face* attorney. Terry, with more than I Nelson. America's “public enemy half the precincts counted, had i So. I' since the demise of bis 10,557 votes; Knowlton, 6,191 chief, John Dillinger. was head-and Winn s20.    jed in this direction. Department of justice agents, a group of whom recently trap- Idalm lief urns Incomplete BOISE, Idaho. Aug. 15 *-P -Democratic incumbent* seeking renomination in Idaho's primary election were leading their opponents today with returns from less than one-sixth of the state cincts tabulated.    j Gov. Ben C. Ross, former cow- j boy, who is the first chief execu-1 tive in the history of the state to campaign for a third term, held a two-to-one lead over his nearest competitor in a field of three, while Representative Compton I. White of the first district was far ahead of his only opponent. A Ross-supported candidate, I). Work Clark, 30-year-old Focatel-(Continued on Page 8, No. 3) HUNTSVILLE, Tex., Aug. 14.— j</P James A. (Boss) Patterson, j who until a few days ago was a guard in the Texas prison here, was back behind tile walls today '- stripped of his authority and {wearing the number and denim of • a prisoner. j Fifteen years' imprisonment was [assessed the former guard after his trial on three charges of aiding Raymond Hamilton, Joe Palmier and Irvin (Blackie*) Thompson, 'the southwest^ three most-feared ikillers, to escape from the death-house on July 22. j Brought into district court two hours after he had been indicted by a special session of the Walker {county grand jury, Patterson barely whispered his plea of guilt and nervously rubbed his chin as ;the court sentenced him to impris-. on ment. ! His written and signed state-'ments made to prison officials, ad- ! J. j ped and killed Dillinger in Clit- nutting that he had smuggled pis-jcago. said they had positive in-ltols to the band of desperadoes, formation Nelson was the bandit were introduced at the trial. They I who held up a gas station in told of how he carried the packman Lake City then fled aiong i age inside the prison, left it where pre~I the highway to Los Angeles. lit could he obtained by the eon-Nelson, accompanied by a lark jvicts and was paid $500 tor his complexioned woman, was driv- act. ing a large automobile, federal j Two of the trio w'ho scaled the authorities said they were informed. He quickly outdistanced pursuers who took up his trail after the filling station robbery. A well-known doctor says that the smell of garlic is not easily recalled. It doesn't need to be. It never leaves after once arriving. i walls to freedom, Hamilton and Thompson, are still at liberty while Fainter was recaptured at (Paducah, Ky., Saturday as he slept on the roadside.   * -------- Shape of most fall hats, says a Paris style note, will be conical. And most likely comical. and with it an increase in trading interest and more conviction that Ute well will prove to be a producer with the same possibilities as tile Shaffer aud Crosbie wells in 30-2-7. The Moore well has been flowing oil in increasing quantities for some time, the oil slowing drilling as the operators went carefully ahead with the well. Today, with the drill four feet into the sand at 3,955 feet, tile flow was estimated at 30 barrels an hour, which would make 720 barrels per day. Tile operators are reported drilling ahead. The sand is said to be the same as that in which the De-s1 Wirick, Ianev and others No. 2 Cradduck,! »outn-in 25-2-6, stopped and was completed as a producer. Further drilling is expected to penetrate soon the Wilcox sand which in the Shaffer and Crosbie wells two weeks ago established the Fitts field as a major oil producing area. Trading Brisk Trading continues at a pace fairly brisk for the prices now required to bring about a orange of holdings from one individual or group to another. Deals are varying in extent from major holdings in the area to small lots which individuals have nicked up in the past in hope that the area would some day become a major field. Talk is heard of million-dollar deals proposed or in tile making. Dee]) Rock Oil corporation of Tulsa has purchased front W. A. Delaney a 35-acre tract in southeast of northeast of 30-2-7, near the J. E. Crosbie gusher. Burke-Greis Oil corporation has taken holdings in 26-2-6 and 36-2-6. Over wi the western part of the graben w’’%iere activity is centered at present the Delaney and others Al Cradduck in 25-2-6 is drilling at 1.840 feet; the Magnolia No. I J. E. Cradduck in 24-2-6 is at 1.705 feet and the H. L. Blackstock No. I Dawes Harden in 30-2-7 is at 1.082 feet. Proration Plans Operators in the Fitts field will meet here Saturday morning at the office of W. B. Osborn 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 a meeting at Oklahoma City Thursday morning with operators, W. J. Armstrong, state proration umpire, and J. M. Ai- the graben came in a burst of activity after two shallow producers were found in section 18-2-7, blit other wtp11s failed to get pay sands and again the south j A ’ part of the graben became the -A(ja] was (mainstay of hopes.    !    Coalgate ] After many months of varying {, outlook Jack Shaffer and J. E. Crosbie, within three days, tapped the Wilcox sand for heavy I production and the last question j as to the greatness of the field was removed. As more locations wTere announced in Sections 30-2-7 and 25-2-6 and preparations started for more drilling, attention turned to the Ed Moore No. 2 Wirick, in 29-2-7, deepening toward the same horizon as that found by Shaffer and Crosbie. A fishing job bad delayed progress for the city, were found guilty of con-1 plan for development of the \\ U-tempt of court today for failing to; cox horizon. dismiss the militia as ordered by! All operators and lease hold-court    ers within the proper productive Adjutant General Raymond. H.1 area willI be n°UM £ ma., o Fleming, commander of the mili- i tiamen, although his troops prevented him from being served    anministration with the orders,    ! proration umpire and his geo- ot contempt. Lieut. Numa ; holists to the next meeting. Avellano was also toil od guilty ot "Affecting pians for devolop-contempt and sentenced to pay a ment and for production from {fine of $25 and serve IO days in    ar^    present    state of jail, but the jail sentence was sus- ^ q[1 market an(J the prospect 1 pended.    ..... for the coming months and a time when fields now supplying the bulk of Oklahoma’s allow- ~ . _____——    —    ■ uVrip will decline to a point fatally injured nea‘ ‘erai Fleming before the court foriwhere newer fields will be called Thursday afternoon!    .    .    ,——* wuwc Car Turned Over Near Coalgate Thursday (From Friday’# Daily! A. Mayhue, living north of Judge Nat W. Bond of civil district court ordered Civil Sheriff Maurice J. Hartson to bring General Fleming before the court for sentence, but instructed him not uoaigaie     ~    {sentence, oui insuucieu nim    to    contribute a larger part when his automobile struck loose to attempt to break into Jackson of the gtate gravel and turned over. He died about 8 o’clock at a local hospital, where he was brought by ! ambulance from the scene of : accident.    .    I j Funeral services will be held j ’Saturday afternoon at 2:30 j I o’clock at the chapel of the Cris- j ! well Funeral Home. Burial will ibe in Memorial Bark. Mr. Mavhue w'as a brother of •George M. and G. C. Mayhue, who also live a short distance have oil barracks, where the guardsmen, are headquartered, but to “use , whatever force is necessary” the j whenever he wras found in any other part of the city. * allocation. IDS BESS DEBBIE F E north of Ada and who ’ j°b had deiayea progress lur interests in this part of the state a month after the Hunton had u o been penetrated and showed on in quantities similar to the No. one location to the Well Increases Flow Friday the No. 2 well, past Vi (Continued or Page 5. No. 4) He was unmarried. Head injuries sustained in the accident are given as the cause of Mr. Mayhue’s death. Greater returns Tor the amount invested — News Classified Ads. The ruling does not apply to loans being made in _ drought areas lur purchase of livestock feed or for moving livestock to n°\v pastures. \ F. OF L. STANDS BA' UNEMPLOYMENT estimate ATLANTIC CITY, N. J., Aug. 14__(.p)_The American Federa- R. Spears in Hospital With Injured Ankle Impatient to Get|    ^tood behind Out and Resume His Ramblings Over Texas and Ukia-j 49 300 000, despite a challenge as homa, Hopping Freights and ‘Bumming’ Eats.    Un    t MUSKOGEE, Okla., Aug. 15 — LP)—Ida Bess Berrie, girl bride of the Reverend S. Althea Berrie, un- _I    frocked Cumberland Presbyterian Aug. 14.—LP> pastor who is serving a life sen-admin's ration tence for murdering his first wife, extension un*ii was granted a divorce here today, the tim) limit she obtained the divorce on the drought areafc. I grounds of Berrie's imprisonment Tile loans    available for Pa’* and was restored the use of her chafing winter    seed wriest, rye j maiden name, Ida Bess Bright. or barley, or summer fallowing; At Berrie’s trial in 1932, prose-or for general purposes.    Tutors contended the preacher poisoned his first wife in order WASHINGTON, The farm credit announced today September 15 of on crop loans in Thirteen-Year Old Waif Hurt,    ^ Eager to Return to ‘The Road’ that he might wed Ida Bess. They were married within less than two months after her death in March, 1932. Ida Bess, now 20 years old, never was accused of complicity in the crime. Berrie is almost three times her age. PLEADS NQI GUILT) T A boy Bv PAUL HUGHES chubby round-faced little lay flat on bis stomach on a table in the Ada hospital this morning, and wanted very much to get out. He is J. R. Spears, I old. Hospital employes said he had been screaming hysterically because he wanted to leave the awful place. J. IL 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 told the story of his strange adventures. He said he had been traveling for some time all over Oklahoma and Texas with no apparent purpose. 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 loneliness of a young fellow. Upon a little coaxing, J. IL ’said bis mother lived here and that is the reason he uses Ada as a sort of headquarters for his meanderings here and there. He has an uncle in Hugo, Bill Spears, with whom he has visited wandering. At Centration^ yesterday truck ran over his left foot. “Were you trying to hop it?” he was asked. , “No, just happened to be in years the way, I guess,” was his slow land painful reply. “Some fellows got up some money and sent me to Ada on the bus from there. “Who were they?” “I don’t know, lows.” 14.—FP)—- to their accuracy by the Chamber • of Commerce of the United State*. I Although the Chamber of Commerce said there were less than    TTI a. 7.000,000 unemployed    last month, CH ,    Vf:£’    0V Craigmont William Green,    labor    federation Homer    McKee    of Gracemont president termed that estimate Pleaded not guilty when he was ' just a guess” and said labor s‘arraigned here today on a charge calculation was    based    on “figures ,<d murder in the    death of J. J. I f .    I?..    I Claxton,    mattress    factory opera- jand tacts. _  tor>    the    night of December 31, I OKLAHOMA CITY, Aug. lo.—.1932. I(iP> The final draft of the $4,-| McKee’s arrest came atter the i685 OOO highway improvement discovery of an automatic pistol in lust some tel-Grogram, to be' financed with'an Anadarko second-hand store. ! federal funds, neared completion c. M. Reber, state ballistics expert today at the state highway ae-1 said it was the weapon fiom The lad, dressed worn and faded o*v------ : U. Pj. OM am,    ----------- with his left foot swathed in | „inP(,r at Fort Worth, for ap-. tol to another man. I t OCl V <11 IHG Sidle 111 11 W «* j    ‘    „    , in rather    t    ,t    win be forwarded to which the ratal bullet was fired, derails and i    J ... Swain federal district en- McKee claimed he loaned the pis- . I %    I*.    I    '*'*    J    *    _    «    .    * I (A onAibar rn O TX bandages, groaned a little and shifted his position. “How did you come here?” “They took nae in ambulance. I didn’t come.’’ A slight smile spread over a dirty face. When J. IL arrived in Ada, he managed to go to the office of Dr. O. E. Wei born, city physician, where he was found unconscious and taken to the hosptial. Examination revealed that the ankle was not broken but only painfully bruised. J. R. wants to pital. He doesn’t He wants to get a pro val. leave like “on the hos-it there, the road KI.OY I) VOT KOI’NI* TULSA, Aug. 14.—GT!—Another unsuccessful attempt to capture Charles (Pretty Boy) Floyd, long inactive Oklahoma outlaw, was made here yesterday by federal agents assisted by city police. The officers, heavily armed, raided a farmhouse north of Sand Springs, industrial suburb. but found no one there. There were no signs of recent occupancy. at infrequent intervals in his 1 again, ’ he said. Police ordered release of Otto Brooks of Gracemont, who had been held for investigation, arter the McKee charge was tiled. Youths passing through an alley discovered Claxton’* body. He had about $100 on his person. J TAHLEQUAH, Aug. 15.-Dave Hartness, 23, was killed last night after an argument at a picnic at Bubble Springs, aud Bill Vaughn, 28, was held. Undersheriff Grover Bishop quoted Vaughan as saying the shooting took place after Hartness had attacked him with a pair of brass “knucks.” ;

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