Ada Weekly News, October 4, 1934

Ada Weekly News

October 04, 1934

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Ada Weekly News, The (Newspaper) - October 4, 1934, Ada, Oklahoma THE ADA WEEKLY NEWS VOLUME XXXIV FEMICTIBTIES BELIEF CUT ADA, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4, 1934 Fourth Death Sentence In Week Imposed at McAlester NUMBER 27 Walter Lcgenza and Robert Mais, Murder Convicts, Get Away MANY INJURED Every Effort Bcinn Made Round Up Two Gangsters To Marlnnd Leads Drive of Intense Activity; Gore Coming to Ada Monday OKLAHOMA CITY. Oct. Oklahoma voters had befoit them today the statement by Scl IMCIIMOND, Va.. Sept. Shooting their way to fret dom In a sensational escape from jail, two notorious uangsiers. un- der sentence of death for minder, today wounded three officers and lonl-ht wen- being sought over a widespread area. Walter and Holier! the criminals, suddenly drew pistols as they were being led from their cells in the IMch- moml ciiy jail to confer with an They shot Warden W. A. Monrc and Deputy Sergeant John A. Delph and then ran thtoii-h the front reception room, lirinK wildly. Police Officer W. A. Toots, rushing I" tin- Jail entrance from the outside, received a bullet through bis chest, perhaps as.the gangster.' forced their way tlirouub MM- jail door. Hold I'll Truck Kaclng throuiMi an alley next to the jail, and Mais held up a mail truck at Four- teenth .street and forced Jot ardson and 11. D. Moon, drivers, out at the point pistol. They drove the several blocks lo win-re Carpenter was parking OKLAHOMA CITY. Oct. U'> FICHA work and direct relief will down today In Okla- homa until Friday when It will start again on a curtailed basis. Carl dies, state FEKA admini- strator, announced. With the federal allocation cut 000.000 for October under the j" r.00000 allocated the stale in ator W. Pint- that he has I'KItA flumes show 10011 democratic votes pledged to lli-it ISO lino needy him and that 20.000 normally will have to scrimp to aet along. will elect a repnhllcan governor. Indications are that than i III addition they had theh an a family will be available for re-1 noiincement of democratic head- lief use diirlna the month. for a concerted cam A request to Washington for j palgn to begin Saturday, which an increase In relief payments has Is expected to put democrntic brought no response from that I speakers into nearly every coun- rily. lilies said. He said he hasjiy seat of tin appealed to I'le stale for funds In talks In slate on that day. northeastern Okl.i- McALESTEIJ. Okla.. Oct. 3 fourth death sentence here within a week was Impose-.! todny when Goldle McCollom. convict serving twenty years for robbery, was given the extreiin. penalty for the stabbing of two fellow convicts last April 15. McCollom, accused In the fatal knifing of Tom .Wllklns aad Vernon Huntler. was tried for the slaying of the former. Howard Porter and John llams. convicts charged In the slaying of Edard Delano, another convict, entered pleas of gulltv, leaving the sentence to Judge Harve L. Melton, who delayed his decision. rule seemed to be the rule In the state prison us ID carry on the Most count ie Illeir cation. work. lie said, have September allo- yesterday at (irove, Miami well as on Plcher, Marland declared Melton told led for the Williams. "The convicts j honia are Kolni; to have pub- lie work and such public works will he necessary as lone as we have to meet the the Judu-' the jurors, assemb- trial of Porter am! are trying to run our prison. They have a code by which any prisoner who Pontotnc County Produces 1 Barrels of Oil in tight Months .Mill-land Slnlci The democratic nominee laid especial stress upon the fact that the machine age has brought a I condition whereby per cent of 'the people can produce enough 1 for all the people. they are not permitted to tla-) corporal punishment and have- only to rely on Juries In the dis- trict court here. "t think the jurors In the three prison murder cases already tried this session have this situation and' have taken u courageous stand on law enforce- ment." County Attorney Frank Wai- son, In accepting the Porter an-1 Williams pleas, emphasized Hint he was not recommending "f" sentences for them. llun P.lley. Willie Edwards and Clyde Halford, were sentenced to death lust Thursday. Friday and Saturday, respectively. llecause of a shortage of court funds, all jurors were dlsmlssn i this morning although several murder cases remained on tb docket. Officials wild the state legis- lature would be asked to reim- burse Plttsburg county for ex- penditures on murder cases or- iginating within the state prison. Prior to this court session, on- ly three persons ever had been sentenced to death III Plttsburg WASHINGTON. Sept. Immediate allotment by the ad- ministration of cotton acreage for next year under the llankhead compulsory cotton control plan was urged today by Senator Rus- sell. (D-Ga.) In a talk with I'res- ldent Roosevelt. Russell expressed confident after his visit with Mr. Roosevelt that early announcement would he made on the The George senator also urue'l Otis Wilfong Runner Up In, that the administration give inn-- Democratic Central Committee Choo-es Widow of Former Nominee FIVE IN RACE SEVEN CONVICTS TUNNEL OF HPW Drive Away in Automobile Waiting Short Distance From Prison Walls Race But Loses 40 to Votes 53 tlcular attention to small j In the distribution of the remnln- per cent surplus of Iclsm of the prison officials' for] county. Day by Day Happenings in Pontotoc County Oil Fields Mrs. H. D. earner, widow of the late Milton earner and now serving as county clerk by ap- pointment, Is the Democratic nominee for the place. This was the result of the elec- tion Saturday afternoon by the Democratic central committee- of the comity, called In special ses- sion by County Chairman Denver Davlson for the purpose of choos- ing a nominee to go on the ticket. The death of Milton C.anier. who received tho nomination In the j primary without an opponent, left the place on ticket vacant. i There were a possible vote of 112. hut only of the commit-! Icemen appeared. j I'l-imnry Method Considerable Interest was maul- j fested In the method of choosing the nominee- After many motions bad been voted on, and many amendments knocked out, a mo- 10 per cent surplus ut cot- tun. Hi; said there was some linetiiil- ness because of the Incl; of knowledge of the cotton program Number of Smaller Preliminary to Real Con struction Program Ull LONG TERMERS Fugitives Were Patients in Prison Tuberculosis Sani- tarium, Some Very 111 McALESTER, Oklu.. Sept. 27 prisoners escaped the Oklahouiii state penitentiary during the nlKht by Iturrowlt-S under the wall from the lubi-r- ctilur sanitarium. All of the men were patients unit three were described by Warden Sam llrowu as "very sick linen." s. who wtw ro- il p by a walllne the highway itor'h left no troll. Tin- fugitive ported picked automobile on Building! of tin- prison, i They were; J. I'. Crowley. serving 7 years (for auto theft from Tulsa county. 1 Jack Uerry, scrrliiR CO years i There Is much consideration I from n-ing -U-en now to Ada's housing mothers, so r v I n K JO 1, talk of u build- m" for robbery. Tulim loiiniy. Program that would be de- Conor 2B linllM 'producer for the area. It Is one'tlon to follow the Harry Illackslock has announc- j location east of the Crosblc No. 2iplan carried practically luol; it after ilra-ting liiiu from the seat, and drove at a rapid parf and w.-re last seen speeding north on IVentlelll meet. Kvery available City and state liiillremaii was siimmnnrd to join In the limit for Hie two men. who wen- awaitinu transfer to the pi-oration II res. Tin- state oil fields produced Hlch- 1 I'j.iHHi.Ono barreU of crude dtir-; In--; that time. August was the biggest month! for Pontotoc. rounty In the eight, the total having risen from Jan-, uary's 21 and February's 2 I barrels to a more im- pressive figure of 27 rels. The Increase lion lo several neuro of a truck T. sedan. "77 bar- marks the atldl- producers In the Fills field southeast of Ada but does not indicate what this coun- ty would lie showing if product- the death cell in the state pen- .sharply restricted Itentiary for their par! in the by proratlon allowables. holdup and slaying of t'.. M. Hu- Five rushers from the Wilcox band, federal reserve bank driver here last March. conipllsb pledges by letter crats who said they for him. Marland Is scheduled to speaU today at Pryor and Vinita and Pine will talk at Muskogee. The concerted democratic drift with to 10 the sand are to 100 bar- rels per day and the field to barrels a day. Allen, llehee. Conservation and Fills fields are pouring oil Into pipelines as rapidly as restricted s nermlt. has ranked eighth or ninth among the coun- ties of the state every month ibis year in total oil produced. The fr-Mires by months follow: January February -J10. March April 171. May I'-lli.'.Ml, .lune July IM.O.tlli. August llu- mail The warnln- went within fifteen min- utes to cities on every main high- way and loads were guarded. i.egenza. who boasted at his trial that he bad cracked safes allowables permit, from New York to New Orleans, Pontotoc county and Mais, now suffering from six bullet wounds tired Into his hack liy llalllmore police, had been guarded with the greatest care, police fearing "outside aid." Tin- manner in which they ob- tained guns was a complete mys- tery as no one bad I......i allowed lo see them except Mais' mother. Semrli Started During the afternoon police concentrated their search In the fashionable ('.Inter Park area of Hie city. They also broadcast to s.Iliad cars to keep a close for a peSoto roadster with r.-d wheels and a trunk in the rear. Panic reigned amiin- I he pris- oners in the jail as the two gang- Mers be-an but faid none of them atlempte escape. Fn-armed jail attaches dropped lo the floor and ran while Charles W. Moss, attorney for the two and a member of the Virginia legislature diick- i-il behind furniture in the room at the other side of the hall. Moss said lie had come to 111" Jail to confer with the two gang- sters about au appeal to the Vir- ginia supreme court of appeals. The wounds of Warden Moore :ind Deputy Sergeant Selph were serious. Garner's name will tlum tli., -llli! I'i I'e 1-1., it. i tut... .T, l. .1.7. rl the purpose a d h Hedrlck, oil editor of tl.e.'J. W. Dohannoii. of d.-im, ilias for niack-lTulsa Daily World, was fii Ada Mot with.all but Mr> stock's No. 3 Dawes Harden 111; early this week and assembled In- "lining j formation regarding the Fills won The Lynch ut al No. 1 Tliomp-ilield which he Is using In a f ea-. f or' M r. in 1-1-7 near Jesse was [ture story in the World for this I Mrs- drilling this morning at 3.720. I morning. ?Jm, ti.n nthnr n-irtv nominees. 1 J. E. Crosble's No. I! Dawe.-, Sale Denied (Wltli the other iiomlinis. Hedrlck In Saturday morning's' .____.__ rn_ World carried the following HI PART planatlon of rumors of a sale In- JUul UU I LU Ul I HIM volving live "eighties" for more than by W. A. De- laney. H. C. King and Sam .Miller: "W. A. (Gusi Delaney of Ada. who with II. C. King.and -Sam Mil- TlnT Oct ler. together own leases on five ArK-- ucl- undeveloped SO-acre tracts In the planned to Flits nool of Tontotoc county. Willie Pete Dunegan, to Hear their" leases in the hon.a today as a suspected mem-j property same pool, was a visitor In Tulsa her yesterday. He was here on Carl Wolff has staked his No. ters looking to the curing of titles 1 well in the northeast of south "Wakelln said, that he signed to provide accommodations for a rapidly Increasing popula- tion. nil-nil- I However, this year lias seen a ;dck-up In building alread> overt that of last year, as shown by j the Issuance of building mils for construction estimated lo cost a distinct ad- vance over the little biiPdlur done here In This year's permits represent largely the class of Inexpenslv buildings, costs ran to Purposes of IS buildings for which per were taken range from to business. Construction has not yet begun i on some of them. Constiuctl'Hi which permlla iiave for robbery, Tulsa county. Jack Capps, 21 years for liery. Choctaw county. Earl Williams, ill) years i'or county, for ni'tr- rob- Thn seven. Including the three who had been considered bedrid- Brothers and Mer- A. J. Gardner, ni-sro "lifer" from I'otluwatomic conn- l.v serving ns hospital allemlHiil. ti.u to accompany them n short i been old he men hud waiting a.l- wlilch he said was an model light car (Ford.) Ilaxter nol OKLAHOMA CITY, W. Mai land, nominee for uoveMior be will keep a clo- OMabiima'.- lias derided (1.1, Sept. I temiM-rat it- said today check on relief problems, but to bide bis time be- ll dine! hand in the problem ail-Ing from threatened wilbdiawal federal funds. The nominee, and hN adviMirs. 'slowing down of j drilling In the Kills field marks of a hand of bank robbers' that the owners can enjoy mat-I operating In Kansas, Missouri and conveniences and with their Arkansas. (homes add to the array Jf and other legal matters. Taken Into custody here yester-, posing residences here. "Rumors were In circulation j day, Diinegan admitted, Police- that Delaney, King and Miller had Chief Joe sold to the Carter Oil company was on the Ira llrackett farm near their live undeveloped tracts, hut j Mannford. Okla., on two occasions he declared the stories untrue and when safes were hauled then? I premature. He said that they may from burgalarlzed banks, he sold at nouns future day, but Dunegan was the ninth suspect that they were not sold now and I arrested In connection with the E BCTUITIES directly beneath a 24-hour tower. square hole had been cut e concrete floor of the hos- i pltal and a tunnel ion feet deen some 20 feet long, harelr liu-1 enough for n man to wrlg- The dirt from the tunnel hud been stored In the "attic" be- tween the celling and the root '.during the tedious I However, last night wUcn tiin time came for the final break. the seven sick convicts threw caution to tho winds and worked like madmen to finish the tun- Iuv-7 re ,oris from ,he area In sold at since March 15. He WASHINGTON. Oct. ke j i-l.-L-est nil strike of I frnm the Okla- Secretary !ckes Indicated lo re- nel, piling dirt four feet oil which the biggest oil strike of ilhe year has been m-.ide In Okla- 1 honia. i Several Wells are waiting on I cement after setting surface pipe. j topping the Viola lime or correct- I Ing holes that h-id -trayed from i perpendicular. However, several of these anil others drilling today will soon at depths that mean probable I production mid so will spur on the Interest already keen In the probablv con d not be sold at i raids since .Marcn iti. i hlifl on once. 'was trailed here from the Okla-'secretary Indicated lo re-, nel. pling dirt fo r fctt on "The story had Delaney. King "graveyard of vaults" where porters today that he would seek the floor of tnUr erslwnilL and Miller selling the noutheast iliiarter of the east half of the northwest of IIO-2-7. the north half of the northwest of SS-2-7. and the north half of the south- west of 2S-2-7. for better than sounds good.' he laughed, Fin sorry to say It Is not true, i It may be sold some day, but It I eight safes from looted hanks! another substantial public works prison, were found burled. 'appropriation from the next cong-1 Directly beneath the watch Dunegan denied participating In ress to provide employment until, tower, .the guard above had either robbery In which he said private enterprise once more can chance to observe the men, who he saw the safes hauled to the take up all but the normal slack slipped Into the shadows and Isn't sold now.' (IVum S IJracketl farm. Chief Wakelln In unemployment. said the suspect related j "I would like to have a real ap- was obtained from one safe and Ickes said. "I think that was talien from the the PWA program has more than j other. find to the highway about an eighth ot a mile away. Itself and that we ought to go ahead with It on a stibstau-j j Captain Hugh Edwards and D mini1. tectlve Joe Anderson of the Kan- tlal scale until we are out of the !Near Jesse the Jack Lynch al With the drill pipe' still stuck sas highway police, who trailed-depression and that We should he i.N'o. 1 Thompson was slowed bole, the Lvnch No. 1 i Dunegau to Hot Springs, claimed prepared to slacken up wheneyei down by minor mishaps and Thompson. In 1-1-7. near Jes-e they had i total depth this morning was n ported at feet. I Near Tupelo, the Moon COURT RULES ON Deaner No. 1 Kdwards. deepest test In had depth of ttn.t ;7-2.s. 10UT 5TSTE RELIEF drilling Ada. There will be a meeting at Mils-j kogee on Tuesday. October lii, at I 1ii o'clock In the morning, nil Shaffer No. 1 Nor-labilities which time the Wheeler-Howard i today at feet. In P.lack Cold NO. Graham was digging pits and the Indian bureau will j J. 7. Crosble NO. I! .......ting and will con- Dawes Harden was reported lo- day at S.SCO feel and the .Mag- nolia No. Dawes Harden at feet. bill will lie discussed at length for. the information of the Indiana j Ihinu in eastern Oklahoma. i Senator Elmer Thomas of Okla-j honia and Commissioner Collier of be at the tribute lo Hie discussion. I All interested Indians are In-j and the present center of most of the "play" In the graben. Is halted at "..7X0 feet. Completion of a producer here. say various Individuals Interested In development of oil In the graben. would t mean an Immediate extension of and more business In vldence sufficient to private. Industry can take up the OKLAHOMA CITY. Oct. prove Dunegan was Ihe driver of burden of providing sufficient Mate lux commission the truck In which at least eight employment." i lost Its fight In supremo court safes were brought to the farm The secretary added, to to and that he participated In one (that published reports that he (Imy taxes on revenue n robbery. would seek a J ap- has derived from U'x Dunegan admitted working at proprlatlon were erroneous and Intervals for llrackett at a no definite amount had been driver during the past two discussed as yet. vlted to attend and some from here an- already making plans to be at the meeting. H smi11 Ui U I tlLL Observers are a1-o watching the Magnolia No. 1 Craddnck. In the southeast corner of 21-2-H. reported swabbing today. The Cradduck well has been drilled Into Viola Hum. It Is an offset north of the Delaney and officers said. Police Break Up Ghost Game About will he I needed to carry on next year proj- lecls for which allotments already 1 have been made. These Include '.huge reclamation, power and flood control developments chiefly In exempt obligations. Affirming an oktalioma county dlslrlct court decision the su- TI.'LSA. Oct. I! of Ada will head the .tographers Association of Okla- 'homa in Other officers (rr.HiiMinitii.T--> I Rumors were afloat Saturday niornlng about the Jarrett No. 1 I Johnston In 2S-4-I. a wildcat test I live miles southwest of the Hebee llleld. testing the Hiinton lime. The Htinton was topped at feet, drilled to 1.C.OI feet j and pipe set In feet. Some SACISAMKNTO. Calif.. Sept. i oil was reported when the well (.Pi that babies was drilled In. have been "sold" In California toj The IJeiiedum-Trees No. 1 pay their own way Into thejjames. wildcat test in In world were before state officials j McClalu county, was reported cor- others No. 1 Crndduck, In "haunted" house. Eerie AUBUHN. Me.. Sept. the west. i Virtually all of the 000 which public works has had at Its disposal Is gone. It now Is 'I'm confident." honia will not lose lief Immediately." Its fedei GEN. HARRIES DEAD Pho- here today with three ageucU promising Investigations. The changes made In the re- port of Kllzaheth Owens of the state department of welfare said "we are Undine physicians who WASHINGTON. Sept. Major General Herbert 71. war time is dead. 'elected at the closing convention i session here yesterday were It. Ward. Tulsa, vice president. and Harry Smith. Stlllwater. sec- are selling babies for their own .retary-lieiisiirer. Tile T.iST. con- fee and that of the hospital, city will be chosen later hv the advisory board. Ti r7i 'retarv-treasiirer. The I'.isr, con- fee and that of Harries Mothers unable to pay ff.r commander o advisory board. jmedical care, it was charged. He succumbed, J______ 'were Induced to consent to adopt- last at Waverly. Maryland.! ]ias with the foster parents after an attack of pneumonia. ;limost 'JO years, agreeing to pay the bills. with wlltch sonie of Investigations were promised exhibits have won national Dr. Charles II. Plnkham. se-> i iiiiiion retary of the state board of med- 1-1 lie 'served four year.- as presl- leal examiners; Dr. L. DanleK of the Southwestern of the state osteopathlc L-raphers association, retiring tin-1 board .and Dr. C. O. Hunt, sec- He was credited the first American officer to P.erlin after the World War went there ns chief of tilt ed States military mlsMon to llerlln after the armistice. Greater returns for tlir- atnoun: Invested News Classified Ads. ally by refusing to accept lice again. the of- rt'tary board. of the state chiropractic Ing the Hiinton lime Saturday. No report was available on what the core showed. lioth of these tests are note- worthy because of tin; possible ex- tension of the Hebee Hi-Id If they find profitable production. In the Fltts area the Jack Lynch No. 1 Thompson. In 1-1-7. was drilling Saturday morning nt feet. In Fleet born-Superior No. 1 John Norrls was at 78it feet and Shaffer No. 1 Susan Norrls at feet. In Hfi-2-fi, the Mooru No. 1 Akers Is digging pits and cellar- I'ro-ble Mny J. K. Crosble No. U Dawe? Har- den In HO-2-7. was at 3.fi35 feet. This will probably be the next iilng on a revolving fund cstab- which found production In the Jlke apparitions. Bloody foot- llshed through the sale of bonds bottom of the Simpson. Iprlntson the floor. Spectres held by A as Heciirlty for llecause of Its position to the which disappeared among tomb- loan... These are marketed through northwest of the area now tested.-stones. All these shuddery thlnus the Heconstrucllon corporation, the Magnolia test is watched with; were cleared up today and Mt. i much Interest. j Auburn people breathed deep re-; In 25-2-fi. the Fleethorn-Supo-'llef. 1 John Norrls Is drilling A squad of liluecoatu tlBhtem-d .1.. belts last night and rusli- 2 Tom Norrls was ca an house on Au-j day at 100 feet and the No. 1 Susan Norrls drilling feet. Ed Moore has activities under way or starting In three differ- ent sections. The Moore NO. PlEftO NOT GUILTY at inc ._... Norrls was spudding an iintenanted burn outskirts where uneasy res-, _______ Idents reported spectral forms- lad floated past windows at OKLAHOMA CITV. Sept. 20. nlsht. and that daylight scrutiny I Frank Delmar and Aubrey ITiiHell llsclo'sed blood stains floor. When the moon was they said, the spooks trekked nearby Mt. Auburn cemetery vanished amid the head But the madi; take of lighting clgarets, and Wade Laufborrow, when the minions of the law district attorney burst In they found six young- ably won d be tried attired In sheets. Nearby He added that It was a bucket of blood whether Jim Clark. Kan Woodruff In Is drilling at feet; the Moore No. 1 Akers, In Is building rlc. and the Moore No. 1 Smith. In 1-2-7, Is moving In tools. In 30-2-7, H. L. Ulackstocl: No. n Dawes Harden was spud- ding this morning at 132 feet; J. E. Croshle No. a Dawes Har- den, probable next producer, wan drilling nt 3.7.15 feet; Deep nock No. 1 Dawes Harden Is drilling cement after correcting hole. Also In 30-2-7, the Magnolia No. 1 Dawes Harden Is drilling (Continued on R, No. Z) preme court held In favor of IS. H. Hudson from whom the com- mission sought to collect on dividends from stock In First National Dank Trust Co.. American First Trust Co.. and a building and loan company The commission nought to col- lect on Income from dividends on stock of the bank und trust com- panies In the same ratio aa Ci'J Income of the corporation wua exempt from taxes. scbfr" APPEALS ricnilx (inllty tii Mmistnnghter Charge; Objects to SrnU-iice OKLAHOMA CITY. S.ept. Scott, sentenced to UW years In the penitentiary on a charge of manslaughter, today ap- pealed to the criminal court of said In It had not been Has and third man charged nnhdtnlr i nan i...... Today the "ghosts" were sched- with the robbery, would be re- uled to do a dea of explaining turned here for trial. In which a to .tern-faced police officials. death sentence Is possible under brought a dead dog back to life ought to be valuable to the Cin- cinnati Heds baseball club. a new federal law. _ Greatest returns for the amount Invested News Classified Ads. murder charges, while man- may rtin from four to Uti years. Scott nays the Marshall county district court Is splitting hairs In trying to con- vince him U9 years Is not a life sentence. With all the European luork wars In progress, tourists can im y be certain as to a war's validity bv asking Sir Basil Zaharoff.. 11 ;