Ada Weekly News, August 30, 1934

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Ada Weekly News (Newspaper) - August 30, 1934, Ada, Oklahoma THE AD A WEEKLY NEWS VOLUME XXXIV BEITER FACILITIES EDR EULL OPENING Academic Work Strengthened By Additional Professors; Two Added UBM IS STRONG Administration Desires Students to Feel Free to Bring Problems Concerning Tax Refunds Those Not Having Got Refunds Asked to See Treasurer About I hem ADA, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, AUGUST 30, 1934 In Race for House Speakership NUMBER 22 I the lien WH >f that it for its if*IiooI y« * to do forward to confi-wUl be Indent.! ii* than in the last Central loc new school v« ce in the belief able to do mon during tie* next it bas been ab p~*t. Academic Work strengthened Two additional professors have b<*en employed; on** in the department of biology, and one in the department of social science. This will enable the college to do better work in two fields in ( which the number of students last year was so great as to itn-i pose an unduly heavy load upon j tile instructional staff. This col*; loge is in position to offer worn j in chemistry", physics, biology.' geology, to tile Im fields in Although the time for filing claims for the ad valorem tax re-1 fund by the county—the refund tieing brought about by an illegal] levy—County Treasurer Fred Mc-j Coy will be as lenient with the taxpayers as possible. Any per-; son who has already paid bis; taxes and bas not received his re-, fund should see the treasurer t »-t day, Thursday or Friday and see* what, if anything, can be done. AU taxpayers who have not al*, ready paid their taxes will re-J I reive credit for the refund on | their taxes when paid. In other words, only those who nave a1-, ■ ready paid and have not asked I for a refund are likely lo lose the amount of the refund, Fnder the law as explained by Mr. McCoy, when the levy was thrown out the county chou! I have notified the public through tile newspapers and thus plenty of time be given for asking for tile refund. Hut the official who have attended to t his the matter, and Mr. not know of it until TEXTILE STRIKE Manufacturers Refute to Meet In Conference With Union Representatives STRIKE DEENER CERIUM Workers Firm in Demands and Refuse to Consider Compromise Proposals NEW YORK. Aug. 29— <P> — Tile Cotton Textile Institute not! lied the national labor relations board at Washington today of its refusal to confer with union leaders to avert the threatened textile strike. The position of the employers of the industry was communicated bv George A. Sloan, president, to Chairman Lloyd K. Garrison, chairman of the labor board. In his telegram, Sloan stated ’that the industry refused to tie should “threatened" by strikes in acced-overlooked jnu l0 amendment of toe cotton McCoy did textile code for an approximate! last Friday j ip j)er cent increase Rob and Shoot H.V. Waldroop Of Watts in Store Hold-up Ell IO IU Claude Hoppes Succumbs Today to Injury Received Tuesday Afternoon Find OFFICERS FOLLOW Outlaws in Camp Battle Follows, two Escaping ^'Rotative Joseph llMil 9 and wages md other sciences equal it work offered in these undergraduate courses It last ! IO lias Im (Antral enlarge en in its t t UC inn - i last I rings; sub-! ie social foreign art, and ivs con-ed neat ion, and A capable stall h of tlie.se do-need not id aration, ig as well, the faeili- anywhere. pose of T four year; in the so-called acadet jects: English, history, t sciences, physical science languages, public school music. These have alw slituted a higher they always will. a    ca is provided iii each    o partments. Teachers only a broad cultural hut professional train! In a teachers college ties for professional training aie of major concern. Til is is offered through the departments of education, psychology, and in the training school. Fast Central has reason to lie proud of the men in its departments    of    education ami psychology.    Its    training school is one o ft he hest iii tin* southwest. Certainly, there is no better training school at any institution in Oklahoma. Four Teachers Return From Graduate S« lends Although there is no provision at the present time in this state for sabbatical leaves of absence, several teachers have during all or a port I last year for graduate their own expenses, these are Mr. Ben Sue Barrett. M in formation went then. Mr. McCoy says every one entitle *1 will get it. he to Friday evening. As soon as lie get th** and corresponding decrease in information, he says he informed ^0Ur8 of labor for mill workers. tin- newspaper men and tile in-j “The government, the public to the public|an(j pie industry are now* con-1 fronted with the threat that un-liopes Fiat ,eH8 the jaw jS changed and the money changed immediately the industry I will he closed by strike and kept) closed until these changes are: I made.    i 1 “The character of such a strike; is clear. “If it is to be an approved Ih-prt-'M-uf at ive John .Mi Pubic Kepi**' In the forefront among Democratic congressmen mentioned to succeed the late Henry T. Rainey as speaker of the national House of Representatives arc Representative John MeDuftio of Alabama, who was iinvolved in the hitter speakership fight in lh?.0,, and Majority Leader Joseph W. Byrns of Tennessee. It D experted the White House may exert inllaence to avoid a "dog fight” fcl' the speakership in tlio 7 1th Congress aud to assure ~    party    harmony in Hic House* Day by Day Happenings in Pontotoc County Oil Fields Believed Agreement on Relief Program For Oklahoma Will Be Reached WASHINGTON. Aug, 29— RPI —- Representative E. W- Marland of Oklahoma, democratic nominee for governor of that state, arrived here today to seek conferences with administration leaders on drought and relief problems in Oklahoma. Marland expected first to have and successful weapon for changing the code or forcing governmental action it will set a precedent for strikes in every other industry. “It will put a premium on force and violence as instrument of law making instead of the orderly processes of the National Industrial Recovery Act." Refusing further to deal with the union and terming a strike “witIi certain accompanying inti-i midations" concluded: i “In as improper, Sloan view an een away n of the study on st* s.    Among Morrison, Miss Rosine Fink, and Miss Ruth Walker. Extra-! bin h ilium \ctivltles Vt East Central it has always been the aim to make the extracurricular activities flow out of and supplement the work offered in classroom and laboratory. 'I he institution promotes and directs full complement of extra-curricular activities; ma tics, music, f( hall, tennis, swim a debt rn ball, n in g, te, dra-basket-and oth ers. In some ol these Titular activities, the East Central has been nal. extra-cur- *access of phenome- Informal talk with Harry L. j Hopkins, the federal relief administrator, who announced only yesterday tin* administration of re-; lief In Oklahoma would be return- ; od to th** governor's office upon Mar land's inauguration, assuming; ills election. Hopkins months ago removed from the present governor. William H. Murray, any authority over federal relief in his state. I Discussing the new prospective I governor, Marland, the administrator said yesterday he was cin-fident tiiere would lie no difficulty in “getting a meeting of minds'* with the Oklahoman. He added he and Marland would agree on plans for future administration of relief before the inauguration, so that the state could at one** reassume its share ot authority in dealing with the problem. of are unable to \vnce with the the strike." Sloan said he this situation we enter into eonfer-group threatening considered a code and Magnoiia x0. 2 Dawes amendment under strike threat as deR ,g wajting on cement after meaning “absolute destruction of j getting surface pipe to the code system."    ^    maekstock    No. Chairman Harrison had asked Harden    30-2-7. was tim industry heads to cont |.„et t|,|s morning. with representatives ot the t ot- ton Textile Workers union either    In the Bebee riel , today or tomorrow in an effort to    ok la No. *ercPr’    t    0 avert a strike of nearly half a    drilling in Viola lime    at    > million workers after Labor Day.    feet. Mldc™un<‘"    *    .    * Sloan said he would he glad to    gan in 2o-5-4, is    arming meet personally with the board to    2,000 feet, explain further the inaustry’s j Kroeger and Gillette stand either tomorrow or any Duncan, in 36-1-9, IO“n I other time suitable to the board. J of oil at 570 feet and is * (From ThurMilay'* Daily! A few hundred feet more on two wells in the John Fitts field in southeast Pontotoc county an i the eyes of oil interests in this section will be focused on them I to see what they will do. L The Magnolia No. I Cradduck in the southeast corner of 24-2-9 wqs drilling this morning at 3 520 feet. The Delaney and others No. Al Cradduck, in 25-2-6, was at 3,380 feet. The Delaney No. 2 Cradduck, in the northeast corner of 25-2-6, is producing from a total depth of 4,448 feet. Magnolia test is an offset to north of the producer, the Cradduck is a quarter of a to the southwest of the producer. Magnolia No. I Dorris Royalty, in 25-2-6, is drilling at 1,120 feet. I in 30-2-7, Magnolia No. I Dawes Harden is at 1,605 feet Mar in 25-2-6, was at 3,454 feet. Magnolia No. I Norris Royalty in 25-2-6 set 10-inch to 1,294 feet and is waiting on cement. J. E. Crosbie No. 3 Dawes Harden, In 30-2-7, was at 400 feet saturday. H. L. Bl ack stock No. 2 Dawes in 30-2-7, was at 2,895 The the Al mile 328 feet. 2 Dawes at Harden, feet. Magnolia No. I Dawes Harden, in 30-2-7, was drilling Saturday at 1.7 7 5 feet. Activities continue, too, in other localities in this area. In the Bebee field, Midcontinent No. 3 Milligan, in 25-5-4,; halted at 2.260 to set 81 inch pipe, and the Midokla No. I Mercer, in 2 4-5-4. was reporteo to have 1,200 feet of oil in the hole. Petty et a1 No. I McMillan, in 16-ls-8e, is drilling at 280 feet. Kroeger and Gillette No. I Duncan, in 36-1-6, is at 638 feet, drilling in lime and shale. I Oklahoma Oil Corp. No. I | Maytubby, in H-2s-8e, was reaming down to 3,024 feet. (From Monthly** Daily) DE ahead shale. at 580 feet in COTTON CERTIFICATES i nth their upon staff. mine have contin icti ire Competent Adminisli alive Colleges exist fo of giving in giving of in llleg ork stun dr t t w in a competent a Tile members of I at ive staff at East been in the same positions slv for ye e purpose h1 for the • teachers isible, but dependent inist rative the ad-Cent ra I Meanwhile, a determination was expressed by one member of the Oklahoma delegation to call directly upon Carl Giles, state relief administrator, tor changes in the relief set-up designed to speed operation. Represen ta ti ve-nominee Jack Nicholas, one of seven represen- i to Oklahoma planters alone. t OKLAHOMA CITY, Aug. 29 — J (.Pi    Petitions seeking to mobilize cotton planters for an attempt to obtain redemption o f exemption I certificates on cotton were sent to all major ginners in Hie south today by Tom Cheek, president of the Oklahoma Farmers union. He said redemption of Che cor- (TYom Friday*!* Daily) While wells in the Fitts drill toward hoped for Hon and Pittstown gets ga nixed and under way county’s latest community, of allowables and prolate stage for the time tificates would mean $6,000,000 matter lion takes being. Limited the entire of oil per t cresting : allowable duce more available 2,680 I ! One of the two deepest tests now drilling in the John Fitts field, the Delaney and others No. Al Crodduck, in 25-2-6, topped the Hunton at 3,510 feet, found a good show* of oil and was drilling this morning at 3.561 feet. Magnolia No. I Cradduck, in 24-2-6, was drilling at 3,649 feet. J. C. Shaffer No. I Norris, in southeast of northwest of south-; east of 25-2-6, has completed rig 1 and is rigging up rotary. field ' J. E. Crosbie No. 3 Dawes Har-produc*: din, in 30-2-7, is reaming down itself or- at 360 feet, total depth being as the 460 feet, preparatory to setting surface pipe. H. L. Blackstock No. 2 Dawes Harden, in 30-2-7, is drilling at 3,205 feet. Harden, the Mid-24-5-4, is 5 at No. I a show drilling lime and WATTS, Okla., Aug. Dennis Morris, escaped I ma convict and gunman, was kilned in a gun buttle with Adair I county officers near here early I today, after Morris and two com-j panions had shot and wounded ' H. V. Waldroop, Watts merchant, 'during a robbery of his store. State penitentiary guards from McAlester, with bloodhounds, and officers from Adair and Cherokee counties, together with a score or more of special depu-I ties, were trailing the confederates of Morris, who escaped darling the gunfight. One of the rn* ii jw*as believed wounded, t Aroused by his wateh-dog at I the store, Waldroop, 46, went to ibis establishment about I o'clock this morning. In front of tie store, he was confronted by three robbers, one of whom fired at him with a shotgun. Waldroop fell, struck in many parts of the body. The robbers then fled afoot, carrying bundles of shoes and dry goods. No Officer Injured Following the fleeing trio, officers came upon them at a camp two and one-half miles west of Watts, where the gun-battle ensued. Morris was kill 'd instantly. His companions escaped through the wroods. None of the officers was injured. McAlester penitentiary guards reached the scene with bloodhounds shortly thereafter, and joined in the chase. At the camp-site where Morris was killed, officers recovered the loot taken from the Waldroop store, valued at about $100. Articles stolen from a resident in the Ballard community Thursday night, also were found. Morris had escaped from penitentiary eight weeks ago ficers said. At that time, lacked ll months of serving a sentence for robbery with arms. Taken to a Siloam Springs Ark., hospital, Waldroop was re ported in a serious condition. Claud Earl Hoppes, 17, w ho was accidentally shot at his home, I 415 East Fourteenth. Tuesday aft-iernoon, died at 12:10 p. m. Wednesday. j Funeral services will be held at 7 o'clock this evening at the Criswell Funeral home, Rev. O. B. Lee, pastor of Hie Presbyterian church, officiating, i The body will be taken to Neosho. Mo., for burial at the side 25.—LF' j of hig mot|ier who died early this Ok I aho- ' IN FOUR STITES Sinclair and Meriman Head Opposing Tickets in California, Johnson Wins BLEASE RRD BU and Johnston First in South Carolina Race, Stephens Leads In Mississippi year. Claude was born at Wentworth, Mo., May 26, 1917, and came to Ada with his family in 1928. He attended Hayes ward school, Junior high school and Ada high school. He was active as a Boy Scout and was one of the best loved members of Troop 5. He wTas a regular attendant of the Presbyterian Sunday school. Claude is survived by his father, Earl Hoppes; two sisters, Agnes and Erline; an aunt, Miss Ethel Robb; and grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Robb and Mrs. Orella Hoppes. The accidental discharge of a shotgun sent the charge into the body of Claude. He was taken to a local hospital and an operation performed in a desperate and, as it proved, vain effort to save his life. (Bv The Associated Press) The results of primary elections in three states yesterday follow*: California:    for governor— democrats apparently have named Upton Sinclair; republicans picked Acting Governor Frank E. Merriam. For ll. S. senator—Hiram W. Johnson was named by both democrats and republicans. South Carolina: Liquor referendum—wets have narrow lead; for democratic gubernatorial nomination—Olin D. Johnston leads Cole L. Blease, with runoff primary necessary. Mississippi:    for democratic senatorial nomination:    Sena tor Hubert D. Stephens leads former Governor Bilbo, Witt) runoff primary likely. LIBERT! LEPE Oklahoma Republican Leader Terms New Organization “Smear Gang” (By The Associated Press) Unless incomplete figures from yesterday’s primary election overthrown by later returns, ton Sinclair, socialist, will the democratic party’s in November for the ship of California. The fiery-penned crusader rode, to the yesterday on an ‘end poverty are Up-be candidate governor- in tm Miss Lizzie Jordan, said by of-1 ncans Deers to be the sweetheart of Morris, wras arrested by officers later today on a charge of paving harbored the fugitive. The camp where Morns was killed and the stolen goods recovered. is in a ravine called “Deep Hollow','' near the girl s residence. Local officers said Morris was a companion of vict named “Mooney,” killed I congress about two weeks ago in Texas. Mooney also was a fugitive from the McAlester prison. WASHINGTON, Aug. 29.—LB Patrick J. Hurley, Hoover secretary of war, denounced the American Liberty League today as a ‘‘smear gang.” In a statement issued from his law office bere, the Oklahoman became the first outstanding retire I publican to comment formally onjfieal.” the young organization. It has been hailed by some democrats as designed to “obstruct” and “embarrass” the new deal. Its announced purposes include to help President Roosevelt, not to hamper. Hurley recalled what repub- novelist-nomination E-P-I-C platform in California.” In apparently defeating George Creel, who was President Wilson’s propaganda chief during the world war, and tw'o other candidate—Milton K- Young (the 1930 nominee) and Justus S. Wardell, conservative democrat Sinclair scored what he termed today a “victory for the new of he out fiio- ,Johnson Has Easy Race be fr sine aition I Raiding f (heil s of ITC' wcfrk I d by 1 know' their work thor dean of men and t women should «d by student! rials are in pm ad* ice. I Ti us el meet many ol The registrar-: cient that i q milt Iv pra and inspector s 01 who have had oc hie the work of The college, t that it is In posit dents competent capable adimnisti The president an the institution extend lion to students to d problems which they [on t instr atior I s. They , uglily. The > dean of Iv const)Itll] ese otfi-give sound ;t uden is to difficulties. is so cfII-s been fre-* examiner and others ii to exam-office. ire, feels 0 offer stu-uction and 1 services, cretary of an invita-i sc ii ss any may have with them. Bible to re through these Ollie* and courteous sen ic partments is the aim Central State Teach It hope? to make ti ■¥ Unusual let lilies it is pos- assistanee s. Capable > in all deed' the East TS is a tatives and prospective representatives wiio called on Hopkins yesterday, said the administrator had assured him Giles had full authority to deal with emergency problems and personnel matters— authority not limited by general regulations from Washington. “Giles in the past has declined J to make suggested changes on the claim he was prevented by Washington regulations,” Nich-j olas said. “I am going to write him calling; to his attention Hopkins’ statement to us. The attitude of the j administration plainly places full i responsibility upon Giles and full authority to make any necessary; \ changes.” Hopkins promised the house delegation yesterday he would make an immediate inquiry to determine whether relief could be , broadened and expedited in Oklahoma. The Oklahomans appeared fairly well satisfied with that program. but some of them are going to remain here a few days longer prepared, they said to “start agi- Under the Bankhead hoina's tax exempt quota was 770,000 bales and Cheek said the stat * would produce 250,000 bales less than the quota. He took the position that since the farmers would have had to pay a tax equal to one half the value of any cotton produced in excess of their allotments, “it is only fair that these certificates be now redeemed by the govern-! ment.” LIQUOR INTERESTS SINCLAIR. to a production from J Magnolia No. I Dawes field of I.OOO barrels in 30-2-7, is drilling at 1,940 day. operators are in- feet, and Magnolia No. 2 Daw'es in obtaining a higher Harden, also in 30-2-7, is at 900 so that they can pro- feet. of the oil already Deep Rock No. I Dawes Har-in considerable quanti- den, in 30-2-7, had spudded to- hiU Ok la- ties from the field.    day to 230 feet.    . uni, v»iv    The allowable situation has j other wells in the area being hearing on plans for development etched with considerable interior the area now considered as est are t]ie Deaner-Moore No. I probably good for production. I Edwards, in 27-2-8, north of Tu-Produotion at the present time peio, which is setting eight-inch is limited under an agreement by casinu at 4,900 feet and is wait-! which wells capable of producing ing on cement; and the Jack 125 barrels of oil or more daily Lynch No. I Thompson, in 1-1-7 are limited to that figure aud moving in tools, wells unable to produce t ha \ear Latta school the Al Spears amount are allowed to produce.^ ^ Simmons in center of the tip to their capacity.    west    half of northwest of north- In the Bebee field,    the    Mid- wegt    of g.o_g is drilling at    862 continent No. 3 Milligan, in 2o-| j 5-4, was drilling Thursday    night j at 2,050 feet.    I    (From Tuesday** Dully) , Roodhouse and Viersen No. I i Taking some Norman Fleming, in 18-5-5, T (Copyright, 1934, by The Associated Press) WASHINGTON, Aug. 29.—CPL Senator Hiram W. Johnson, one time seeker of the republican presidential nomination and before that a bull mooser. was nominated on both the republican and democratic tickets to sue- administration ceed himself. An indepe"de“T republican, he had the support or President Roosevelt, whose policies he has supported. Acting Governor Frank F* Merriam, who succeeded to the gubernatorial chair when James Rolph jr., died several niontns ago, was named by republicans as their candidate to fight it. out on with Sinclair at the November are: election. distasteful, a majority can change The liquor question centered both policies and personenl.    national interest on the voting “I am    opposed to    minorities yesterday in South Carolina, ana trying to    rule*”    the result still is in doubt. Bal- Further repercussions appeared loting in an advisory referendum likely, in view of Rep. Wads- on whether the sale of liquor worth (R-NY)—a potential con- should be permitted in th- state, tender for presidential nomina-jthe “for" and “against votes hence—being were almost equally divided. The latest returns, representing 982 Smith and (out of 1,474 precincts, sent the ' toll em 77,935 votes tor the last attacked as the “smear-Hoover' j campaign, saying the leaguers were headed “by the same man" who led that. The reference was to President Jouett Shouse, former executive chairman of the democratic national committee. “This is a government by majorities,” said the Hurley state- an weaned con- >»ent- "When the policies an escaped con i ----- and    thg    executives feet. college. reality. (ating again” unless what {describe as improvement is in the relief situation. SAN FRANCISCO. Aug. 29.— I.p« — Upton Sinclair, socialist author turned democrat, and acting Governor Frank F. Merriam, republican, piled up increasing totals today in the race for the gubernatorial nomination of their parties. Sinclair's coloriul campaign which he said brought victory to President Roosevelt’s “new' deal they I piled up the made of the attention away from the area designated stopped at 2,743 feet because of as the Fitts field, the Oklahoma water, plugged back to 2,1001oil Corp., No. I Maytubby, feet. The well had shows in southwest of northeast of sand at 1,993 to 2,029 fuel and east Qf H-2S-8E, near Wapan from 2,070 to 2.075 feet. in south-►an-the (From Sunday**. Daily) While operators in the Pitts field southeast of Ada seek to get an increase in the daily allowable from the field, now set at 1,000 barrels of oil daily, drilling and plans for still more drilling continue. tick a, bas cemented pipe to Wilcox sand at 3,390 feet. \ number of individuals heie believe the well will make a producer and if it does it will open another large area as a possibility for oil developments. In 36-1-6 the Kroeger and Gillette No. I Duncan, north Fish Au; w Of], .P> es displayed here in 295.692 of the precincts ,125.000 above that of - jest    rival,    George Creel, Ponca City Postmaster iii Falling«director of propaganda, and Health in Physician** Care most Imposing vote; Magnolia No. I Cradduck, Tuesday s voting. His total ol 24-2-fi. was drilling Saturday with nearly four fifth*! 3,587 feet reported was his rear- j war time ; 60,-! Delanev or {Pontotoc, is running pipe to 650 ( at feet, having reported a show of I oil after topping what is beal No. Al Cradduc.; {lieved to be the Wilcox sand at Slashes in federal liquor taxes, and import duties to eliminate’, the bootlegger will be proposed i in the next congress by a group of representatives who led the repeal fight. The fact that the treasury has not reaped the harvest of revenue expected from liquor sales and the continuance of large-scale bootlegging prompted the move, j Proposals to restore the old > domestic rate of $1.10 a gallon j on IOO proof liquor, and to slice' the $5 a gallon tariff by 50 per I cent are being considered by experts attached to the house ways and means committee. Secretary Morgenthau has indicated he is opposed at present to any reduction in the existing $2 domestic tax. He is seeking to kill the illicit traffic by a large force of internal revenue agents. The representatives plan to await developments in Morgen-thau’s campaign, lf it is successful between now and January I, they may delay their drive for lower taxes. Should he fail, the leaders say they will push for a reduction. Don two years among the league organizers along with Alfred E. John W. Davis. Hurley himself has been dis cussed as a possibility for higher 78,888 votes republican honors, but he tom the “drys. the Associated Press he had no political ambitions. Welcoming newspapermen to his desk today, he made clear the depths of feeling that prompted his statement. His identity with what has been termed “the' Hoover wing” of the party raised questions whether the former president would feel called upon to express themselves. Former Vice President Curtis had no comment. Although Henry P. Fletcher likewise has refrained from making public his opinion, it was obvious that lie must weigh the league in tho light of his duties as republican national chairman. Hurley’s text follows: “Various of my friends have been inquiring of me if I have or I intend to affiliate myself lout of 1,4 7 4 precincts, sent I pendulum of decision slightly ward the “wets” giving ti to American Liberty with the League. “My answer is that cally will not do so! “The Liberty League is financed by the same people and led the same man that led the I Blease in Run-Off In the same state, the veteran political figure, Cole I.. Blease, who seeks the democratic nomination for governor ran second to a young Spartanburg lawyer, Olin D. Johnston, blit wor a place in the runoff primary to he held two weeks from yesterday. Six incumbent members or the house of representatives— one of whom had no opposition —were renominated, on the basis I of returns early today. Mississippi democrats favored Senator Hilbert D. Stephens for renomination (equivalent to reelection), but it appeared that he would not have a clear am-joritv, and consequently would he thrown o>te a runoff primary with former Governor Theodore G. Bilbo, Ross Collins wac the third man in this race. LUCAS IN HOSPITAL WEWOKA, A unique fish recently.    j Health in I’hyfticfan** ( are 100ft above the conservative re-j Caught on Boggy Creek ny an ;     .    publican    whom    he    will    oppose    in Indian fanner, the fish had a fuji GUTHRIE, Ans. 2?.— UP — November. set of teeth, resembling in biz .frank B. Lucas, 6ft, Ponca City    Fear was expressed bv* some; and appearance those of a rat. ‘postmaster and a close associate| r lif‘‘ ia democratic leaders that; '♦•ad was similar “,of E. M. Marland.^    conservative    voters    o    loosen    to' of fish. full in size of a rat. Only its the common tyjx   - *— MARLOW, Aug. Stephens county ha grade of wheat receded Fort Worth market this bv A. D. Johnson nth welt of here, the 2^.— t.P> -— produced the highest on the year. Grown who Bvt w lieut tein. teated 16.27 per cent pro- nominate, was in a hospital here today. Lucas, who has not been in the hest of health for several years, was ordered to the hospital by Dr. Clarence Petty, of Guthrie, his friend of many years. Greater invested - returns for the amount - News Classified Ads. voters opposed Sinclair might swing their entire vote from the democratic to the* lepublican ticket, outing into the. state’s party deb gation of ll in; congress. The author, however, consider-! ed his victory a definite swing | to tile Rooseveltian administra Don. Cotton Growers Warned According to a telegram received this morning from the Extension Department, Monday, September 3, 5 P. m. will be the closing date for signing of application for Tax Exemption Certificates on cotton. All farmers, who have not signed applications to sell Tax Exemption cotton should do so by til at date or they will receive no tags for their cotton. J 645 feet.    (. . In the Bebee field, Stanolind No. I Walker, in 21-5-5, has plugged back and cemented pip^ to 2,650 feet to test out a good show in Viola lime. Magnolia No. I J. E. Cradduck. in 24-2-6, still leads the way in wells now drilling in tho Fitts field, drilling now at 3,705 j said today. feet    j    “From    the Delanev et a1 No. I Al Crad-j number of duck, in 25-2-6, is at 3.621 feet, {year we j having topped Hunton lime at 3,-j Phillips. I Sift feet.    ' I J. E. Crosbie No. 3 Dawes Harden, in 30-2-7, bas set 13 5-8 (Continued on Page 4, No. 5) Forest Fires Take Enormous Toll in State OKLAHOMA CITY, Auk. 2a.-(ZP)—Although recent rains have checked forest fires, the drought period saw about 2,000,000 acres burned over in eastern Oklahoma, State Forester George R. Phillips tndav standpoint of the fires it is the worst have ever had,” said “Had it not been for the aid of CCC workers I think ninety per cent of the wooded area of the state would have been burned.” I emphati COLUMBIA, 3. C., (.P)—With 1,007 of cincts reported from advisory referendum sniear-Hoover’ campaign; and l;tion, the wets have never joined a ‘smear gang.’ j 10,000 vote?. “I deeply regretted seeing such ‘ retention of splendid statesmen as W ads- ■ 79,23ft, by worth, Smith and Davis taken in by the old ‘smear brigade.’ * “This is a government by majorities. The American congress and executives represent a majority of the people. “When the polities of congress and the executives are distasteful to the electorate, a majority can change both policies and personnel. "In my own short lifetime, I have seen many such changes take place. Unless I miss my guess, in appraisal of the direction in which we are headed, Aug. 29.— 1,474 pre- yesterday's on prohibi-held a lead of over The count was for state prohibition, against, 89,681. A wet majority of 11,000 in Charleston county shot the anti-prohibition total far ahead. Vanishing Lot* (Continued on Page 8, No. 3) RICHERHEAD, N. Y.—After a four year search for three lots which he bought for $32.28 at the Suffolk county tax sale in 1930, Andrew Anderson reported the lots have vanished. The board of supervisors authorized the county treasurer to refund the purchase price. It was not explained why the previous owner paid taxes on apparently imaginary property. ;

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