Ada Weekly News, December 13, 1934

Ada Weekly News

December 13, 1934

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Ada Weekly News, The (Newspaper) - December 13, 1934, Ada, Oklahoma THE ADA WEEKLY NEWS VOLUME XXXIV A column talk more or less Jiliout the news of the time. By Members of Staff A bi-anliliil story was lold in ncwspapers this wei-K aliont a dog j that aioiiHi-d a sleeping SI. Louis family when In- snu-lli d fnm- es, and ilien died from the of I- of ilif gas. II Ihose dim sloiies that we ln-ar now anil llii'ii. lln> frietidll- i ness or tin- dog anil his n-i-ard lor his inustei. The man anil wife anil all three rliililn-n wen- saved when tin- master ol tin- house was awakened liy Hie barking of tin- Kvcry now ami Ilit-n a sloiv rotni-.- out of Washington or wln-n-xi-r lln- No. 1, or I man in llx- Kniisev i-ll ra- lion 1- located Ilial lelleets I li i .1 if- In- wen- lo vi-io siirli a liill a' tact by no in. '.in-- in tain the! lions.- ami Ho- si-nali' probably j ruutd pa-.s it im-i liis i I I'ost Is said to In- run- 1 templatini: a from An-J gele- In New York through I lii-l Mrulosphi-ve. or tin- area several' mill's aliovi- tin- ,snrfa stratosphere at llarll'-svllle a fi-w ilays ago ami appall-inly fonnil Imiirat inn.- of conditions (hat will ;n-rmit of speed not lii-n-tofori- believed pns- silili-. of COIIIM-. !n- wtmlil hi- riylnu above the Homls and prob- ulily iiliiivi- ttic dangers i-ncoun- li'ird nearer tin- i-artli. OKLAHOMA CITV. Dec. i.T> Harry II. Cnrilell. prr of tin- state hoard of airrkiiltin- today annotinreil open warfar" on "those hiulierups" at A. and AI. collete. who, lie said, are tiuhtliiK the I'xti'iislnn depart- ment. The department Includes eMstrlrt a'-ents. rniinty farm aui nls nnil the home ileinonstra- tlon agents. "I have ren-iveil word that some of the real higher ups ,.t I In- college an- maklnu sp.....'lies over the stale declarln flhat the i-Mtenslon department Is lioomd.' said Cnrdell. want to warn them rlclit now that itnl-'ss this against the department is stopped those hack of It are rid- Ini; to a fall." Cordell refused lo name Hie "hither ups." Senate Investigators Resent Action As Designed to Frustrate Efforts ADA, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 13, 1934 U. S. Farmer Must Remain Capitalistic Farm Bureau Counsel Says Farmer Must Be in Con- trol of Own Unit NUMBER 37 iVIcKec-1 Plans To Clean Up Present Docket By Saturday Compleilon of the improve- Inenls at Winli-i.-niith park near' Ada has I.....n arranged. Civilian Conservation Corps workmen car-: ried Ibe program almost to com- (iletion dining !-_' month! slay In-fore the rump Mas moved lo Lake .Murray. I'lfteen local. have guaranteed payment of a loan of for materials and the will provide labor jn-edi-d to complete projecis under' construction. (Inly a visit lo tin- park will reveal what a compie-; heiisive prouiani has been carried out. and Mich a isj: will brini: (Hide lo Ihose who ale pleased with any step in fic.itiiin ami attractiveness for. their commnniiy. I Miss Louise Allen. Cross MM-ietary. about familii-s which will no: have any Christmas. two weeks flom )e-.telda> unless' kindhi-arti'd people come lo their J relief. TbiiioiiL-b inve-.tli.-af ion has j pnued their need. Anv pi r.-ou or group desiring to see lo It that one of the..e families need not h- entirely withnul Christmas cheer; is asked to come to lied Cross, leis in tin. city hall building or in call Mis.- Allen at Mi'.. Organizations which have' alteady sclivted tamilies are ask-! to let MI--S Allen know ot them that then- will he no du-i plications, tor duplication of has-! kets in one family would mean that some other lamily Mould go' M it hunt any.' j f I Finland has notified the I'. S. government that it will pay Ihe! liexl installment on its war debt on Ihe day it Is due. The llritish sent a nnte saying III would lie useless and therefore! unwise In puy over tine fiiim C.real P.ritain ;.inl cun-' ningly blames I: on a the existing system of inter- Mar debt obllgu- linns. The assassination of a high So> let official embarrasses iho-n-j whn have I.....n blaming.tile Com-j u for all such murders. (I'rinit Disposition of robbery and lar- ceny cases will he the main jolt of tin- district court session today, with other charges ranging down- ward to obtaining property with talse and 'ingus check 00 the day's schedule. With most of the cases of major importance on tin- docket tor this term already out of the May Judge .1. F. McKeel and his assistants expect to complete the docket he- fore Saturday niuht. When this term of court is fin- ished, the remaining cases on I h e docket will shnw a smaller total than probably any other time since the court was established here. Scheduled for hearings today are: Lloyd Mayes and Ihiddy Mayes. rolihery with firearms. Frank Itccd and lltihy Heed, breach of the peace, John Itynn, obtaining property by means of false and bogus check. Norman l-'rasier, grand larceny. Paul Inman, Jeenle Inman. Jack Heiidrlx, Jess Dean und M. W. Jones, larceny of domestic ani- mals. Clay Hollylien. larceny nf auto casings. Jimmy Johnson, grand larceny. Jim Copeland, attempting lo commit rohbery. Millard Koper. forgery in sec- ond deuree. Karl Clark, assault with intent to kill. Tommle Jeter, robbery with firearms. Kmmelt Poles. .Marshall Mutdls. l.awson Mantis, larceny of do- Illesllc fowls. Karl Arterbet ry. abandonment of wife and children. Welston Waldren, assault with sharp and dangerous weapon, J. Drake and W. K. Drake, robhely ill the Mrs! degree. Wednesday morning (Icnrge Hill pleaded guilty to rape In the first degree and will be sentenced later In the week. .I'.nnds Mete ordered forfeited and alias warrants ordered In the following cases: Kltner Inman. second degree burglary; Charley I'osc. laiceny of automobile; Hill second degree rape; Inipson and Joe Spain, re- moving an animal from restraint; Cyrus I'.town. grand laiceny. Case of Walter lilack. assault with intent to kill. wus passed. Tom Heard and Mrs. Tom Heard, breach of the peace, appeal of each dismissed and judgment of justice of peace court ordered exe- cuted. Cast against F.lmer Hnllnnmn alleging laiceny of domestic fowls was continued; case of James Henry Hall, accused of wife and child deseition, was continued to Friday. Cases dismi.-scil on motion ot Ihe county attoiney were: I'yatl Morris and Keg Langford. grand larceny; Jim Cndby. I..... Klrkpat- riek. robbery with firearms; Jim Cndhy. Newt Lilllefleld ami Tom Kidwell, rubbery with flit-arms; Virgil Left-vet- and Lefev- er. assault with intent In kill; N. K. llaskey. driving car while dtunk; Alberl Horton. Horace and Hob Horlon. grand larceny. ll'riini l.onnie Walker, tried on charg- es of assault with u sharp and dangerous weapon, was the first defendant It. win a not-guilty ver- dict ol a jury in the district cri- minal docket taken uji more than a week ago. Walker's case went to the Jury lute Tuesday afternoon und not long afterward the verdict clear- ing him of the charges was re- turned. A congressman protests th" Use of President lioosevelts pic- ture In u liquor ad thanking president for repeal. Of course, don't they know It was congress that passed tin- repeal law'.' PENROSEJfnER BARED Orders Senator to Give DuPonts All Possible Support WASHINC.TON, Dec. President lloosevelt started ad- ministration forces today Inward enactment of legislation to inate the profit from war and promptly was assailed for lienln- nlnu- this activity before the sen- ate munitions committee hail concluded its Inquiry. While Hie senate committee re- ceived further revelations, the president asserted at a While House press conference, that "the lime has come when legislation 1 should he enacted to take the i profit out of war. j "It Is iiimizltiK to me." Chalr- j man Nye of the commlt- I tee said, "that an effort would j now seem to he made to check [and hall the work of our com- mlttee which Is under Instruct- Ions of the senate to first acer- lain tjie facts." Ssenator Vandenlieru (II.MIctil j referred to the presidential move i as "sidetracking" the senate in- I iiniry and added; I "This is one Instance when congress will write Its own ticket. "The Investigation will con- tinue and l hope that no flank movement will dlscnnri'Ke neces- vary additlomtl appropriations needed tor the InvpstlKiitlnn." said the proposed While House conferences "Ignore our first hand Information and manifestly cannot know what else we have In hand." Nye's statement, called govern- ment departments "co-defenders with the munition makers anil profiteers." IliiPonts I'efnre the comr.'lttce today U letter was read from I'otlt files, which quoted tile lute i Senator Peurose. republican boss i of Pennsylvania, as orderinu 'Senator Wutsou to "give Du.'outs what they want just as j far as you possibly can without KetllitK into a row." The I'enrose-Watson letter, which was not explained by the testimony, referred to dye leKlrf- laliim. i Signed only the letter 'said: "I had a lone talk wlih John i Kinu this moruliiK. "He says Penrose wants lo 1 lull over the best legislation possible for dyes at this time, with the Intention of Improvln- I u and ulvlitK us what we want later, as soon as their control is I j "He Says he was In a meetltu' I between Penrose, Watson and himself. In fact he Watson tn I'enrose about three or four weeks a'-o, they lielnu I he first to see Penrose after his sick- ness. "Penrose's orders to Watson were -give DnPonts what they want just as far as you possibly can without KcttlnK Into a row, jnnil will improve It later to meet their views'." IMiPont sniles Alms Irenee OuPont told the com- mittee today that a fleet of alr- planes carry I us tas or Incendiary bombs could make It "very ser- ious" for the civilian population of New York. "It Is Just silly." he said, "to j think one airplane could wipe lout the city. However there Is no doubt that with a fleet the civilian population would be. In a very bad way." NASIIVILLK. Ti'iin.. Dec. 12 America's agricultural Indus- try "should and will" remain cap- italistic In form, says Donald Klrkputrlck. general councel of the American farm but-aii federa- tion. The good of such a system should be retained, he lold the organizations' convention in an address prepared for delivery to- and the evils discarded. "The American lie saiil, "Should and will continue to own and control his. instrumen- talities of production and directly so, as the personal proprietor and master of his unit, obtaining a fair return cm Ills Investment and adequate compensation for his management and labor, and a reasonable profit for bis enter- prize." Klrkputrlck described coopera- tive services to be rendered by farm organizations as including marketing, mutual Insurance, pooled purchases and other major liuslness operations In which he believed farmers could effect savings through collective uctlon. "I might remind yon." he said, that It Is the job of tin- farm or- ganization and Its service organi- zations to solve the farmer's prob- lem before starting ill, on the thankless task of revolutionizing the world. We wo not need to enter entangling alliances at this time with other movements." Secretary of Agriculture Wal- lace In an address last night, called for u reduction in Import duties, especially on products In- classified us non-ugricnltural. Increased Imports. Wallace de- clured. "would give us a cnnnd foreign market for wheat, cotton, tobacco and other exports." ADA NEWS TO INSTALL FAST PRESS FIRST OF YEAR Young Slayer Tells Story For First Time In Associated Press Interview CLAIMSWllEFENSE Says Both Had Hands on Either May Have Pulled Trigger I'hii Ilollpvlnc that Aila Is Kolns ahead to hocomo nm> of tin three or four luwst cltli-s Olilahoma, tin- management of The Ailu News somi' time acn nrili-red liullt for It one (if the most moik-ni ot fast newspaper presses. The press Is now under construction ami will ho shipped to Ada the first week In January, should lie erected and running soon afu-r the first of Kehruary. press will lie capahle of printing paiiers an hour, and will lit- capiihle of doltiK two-color work when need- ed. It will contain all the latest TI'I.SA. Dec. Kennamer told the Associated i modern science can Press in an Interview today for fast and efficient killed John (iorri'll In self-defense newspaper work. after Cortell lo thwart Hit' le anted he Intended extortion I plot they had planned airalnst the i family of Homer Wllrox. Sr., j wealthy Tulsa oil man. I Ixennamef declared he had ler Inteniled to uo through with jtlie extortion hut liad muscled In ion Correll to protect his friends, the WilcoM's. "Correll seized the pistol and snapped It twice in my 1 Kennamer said In his first pnhllc I.statement since his arrest for the iThaiiUsuivini; niKlit slaying. "It didn't KO off and I frahlieil it." he said. "We both had our hands on It. He may have pulled the trltwr tiKaln or I may liavn I pulled It hut It went off. The .second shot came almost Instantly las the car hit the curh." 1 ISoi-ii I'm tin Spot J At the same time Kennamer, 19 old sou of l-'ederal K. Kennamer. declared I he was positive Sidney Horn Jr., I who was found fatally wounded last Sunday under circumstances ;similar to the fjorrell case, was murdered. City police have an- their conviction that Horn icomniltted suicide but Sheriff i Charles Price still holds to the murder theory. Kennamer. Ivltm In bed In his I room In tin- matron's ward of the j county jail, told In a three hour I Interview of events leading to iCorrell's death and of tin The press now In In several years use was put and at that time It more than met the needs of the community. Now In with Hie circulation of the News lo almost dally the old press Is too slow and will lo glvt1 way lo a fnster and mure modern machine. "When all the news equipment is Installed, Including a complete stereotyping outfit. The News will have by fur the best equip- ped shop In the state for a city the size of Ada. The manuKe- ment believes that Ada will crow so fust that Hit.- InveMiietit will prove profitable. With this new equipment and with 21-hour- dally Associated Press service, Ada will he In so far as dully Is concerned. metropolitan class newspaper service Funeral Services Held Here To- j dny For Victim of Sunday Accident (From Monday's Daily) Funeral services were held here .Monday for Mrs. Win- nie Faye Fischer of Ada, who was killed In antomohlle crastt six miles west of Semlnole Sun- day morning. H. A. Lions, also of Ada, was In a Semlnole hospital in a ser- ious condition and three other persons received minor hnrt.i In the wreck, which occurred MI DEATH LIST IN HOTEL FIREW STiDSJIT23 Searchers Expect to Find More Bodies When Debris It Cleared Away Second Well On South Edge Of Field Flows 800 Barrels In Hour TESTING NOTWlVIPLETEO New Well, With Smith Well Completed Sunday, Proves More Of Field tlio Tttrki-y creel; lirldge, miles west of Senilnole. linker mid .Mr. and Mrs. H. L. .Miller of Shawms wi-re lite other persons Injured. j In addition lo three small sons ;iinil oiii- rtautjhter. .Mrs. Fischer I Ti'sllnu of the l-'llts fli'lU'H ttew- i cst Hie Kd MiKire No. 1 [Akei-M. was not completed Wednesday nlnht hut reports from the well Indicate that It may rank aiiHiiii: the largest producers In tlu> field. Tin- well Is located In tin. north- INQUIRY BEGINS Investigators Question Wit- nesses About Fire and Connected Events Dec. hodles. charred beyond recognition, hud been taken lilts afternoon from the ruins of Il-ilel Kerns where at least 21! permiim were killed yesterday In an early morning fire. Who they were could only tut conjectured, so complete wax the mutilation. A medical aide In the tempo- rary morgue set up near the hcenu suld. however, that he believed at least one of the bodies was that of a woman. Near another WHH found a key ring with the namo of Senator John Leldlcln, Sagl- naw. Mich. He already had been Included In an official list ot "known dead." Until other evidence was found. possibly through examination liy a dentist whose aid was enlisted. It'was assumed Unit all five of' Ihe unrecognizable bodies worn those of persons previously llsli'd as dead. west of northeast of northeast of Inquiry Iteglns Dec. As searchers probed the blacken- ed ruins of the Kerim hotel for additional hollies, u three-way Inquiry KOI under way lalej today Into Ihe fire, one nf the 'most frightful In Michigan's his- tory. The known death list stood at six im-mhers nftho Michigan II wan is survived by her narents. Mr. section a.i-2-rt and It was washed and Mrs. C. D. M urn liy. four I Wednesday mornlt.K. ,7 "M the first half hour. shooting which he confessed. j Fischer's hnslrind ..._ J liar.rt'.ls of ''I'1" Corn he be w-is convinced r H "I'sHand was and later reports said that the Wlls .killed In an automobile accident c was murdered because of what miles north of Ada about estimated Local Carpenter Killed in Car Accident at Shawnee Tuesday (fr.ini H.lllj) John A. Freeman, IT, Ada car- penter, was killed In an automo- bile accident at Shawnee Tuesday afternoon about o'clock. Funeral will he at the First Dap- list church Thursday afternoon at 1 o'clock, according to announce- ment by the friswell Funeral Home, followed by burial In Mem- orial Park cemetery. Surviving .Mr. Freeman a r e four (laughters. Mis. Ida P.nth Shelton, Misses llrucie. Vivian and Itethii Freeman; a son Aaron Freeman, a brother Author Free- man of Italian, and a sister, Mrs. M. K. Payne, living In Tulsa. Ills father, J. A. Freeman of Idahel, also survives. .Mr. Freeman had made Ada his home for a niimbor of years and resided at West Fif- teenth.. could have revealed In Kennu- mer's defense; put on the spot for actlvl-1 and caught was driving overturned I TO PCfl MEETING what he knew about tin Mies of (iorrell here and In Kunsus City. I To Sheriff I Kennamer said he knew three 'men who could have and would I have had reason to shiy Horn. Sheriff Price has their names. Kennamer said he was vlnced someone representing hlm-j K- -M- Ilnwinan. of Allen, self to he representing Kennamer i authorized representative and np- telephoiied Horn Sunday morning j Plication writer In pontotoc and made a date for Horn to meet I county for the new cooperative them at the spot where he was farm' credit organization, the fatally wounded. Ishuwnee Pdndiicllon Credit As- Horn was attempting to verify 'soclutlon. has received notice of the message when be telephoned j1 he first annual business meel- the jail from the suburban drug-j ting of Ihe organization, together store and asked for Kennamer. with an Invitation to attend the SMS PRESIDENT m DKNVKR. Dec. James K. Van Xandt. commander j in-chief of the Veterans of For- eign Wars, suggested today that President IJoosevelt may order full payment of soldiers' cash bornus certificates before cong- ress meets. "The president's reason for wanting to keep the bonus fight off the floor of congress Is that be fears It will upset both house and senute and endanger the whole recovery program." Van Xundt suld. "He has the nutli- nrfty. under the NRA, to orlze the payment from Innds." Van Xundt. who stopped here between trains on a nation-wide lour, said he had assurances, from congressmen "In u position to know" that President Konse- velt Is expected to order the cash payment made before Jan. 1. atith- rellef Greatest returns for Ihe amount Classified Ada. PA IMS, Dec. France's tlftli war debt default to 11.e I'nlted States was approved to- day by the cabinet, which NM.IIC- tloned the sending of the cusM- mary note to Washington, This, It was understood, ivill repeat a recognition of the obli- gation, but explain "the sltiliiiion Is that parliament Is still against pay- ment and that there must be a new settlement. Kdouurd Herrlot, minister wi'.'i out portfolio and former premier, remained faithful to bis conten- tion that the debts should he paid and expressed an ardeni wish for u settlement wl'.ii Washington. Louis Cermiiln-Mnrtln. minis- ter of finance, and Foreign Min- ister Pierre Laval were appoint- ed to draw up the note, the hroud lines of which were !.il I down by Laval before he left for Ceneva. lElfiffiOTE PUnCHISEDJ 5TJTE OKLAHOMA CITV. Dec. The government emergency cattle buying program was extended to- day to Include head on Ok- lahoma farms which are without winter feed. Officials here were notified that one-third of the cattlt; will be slaughtered for relief purposes and the remainder will be trans- ported to other sections for pro- cessing. A total of bead will he bought in thu west and southwest. Ihe young prisoner speculated. Kennamer said he did not be- lieve threatening notes had been received by various witnesses In the case, as rumored. "This town is loo hot for a practical joker to be trying tricks like he said. The story be told tndny, Ken- namer said, was the full story he will tell on Hie witness stand at his trial. session. The meeting will he held III January, and will be attended by all the stockholders, many of well hud flowed Slid Ing- u one-hour period before It was shut down. The flow wus through casing. The well Is bottomed In the Itromlde sand which the oil- beurlng formation that has made the Fills field the latest major pool In Oklahoma. Kilge of Development Hecatise. of Its location, the well Is Important to Ihe field. The Akers lest and the Moor-') No. 1 Smith two locations to the east that was washed In us a producer Sunday afternoon, were the most southerly of all tests in the Flits field. Speculation has been rife from the time these tests were an-1 nounced as to whether they were I too fur to tile south lo find pro-1 diictlon. Their completion as big producers has left unsettled the locution nf the south edge of the field. short time, being start- Is no pros- of activity Illl-il .Men Involved KANSAS CITY, Dec. 1 Sheriff Thomas It. Hush said In- tluy a man held here hud told him of overhearing four men In a Till- su night club (Itrnwn Derby) Ihe night before John F. Correll, Jr.; wus slain mention the names of several persons since Involved Injmiinlty. the case, and that one of the men i It Is a permanent cooperatlv had swayed driinkenly and tie-I farm financing organization, ill clan-d: "We'll have to put him on th spot." The sheriff said Ihe story wus related by Jumes K. Kkberg. 2fl. who gave Ills address at S2t! South Trenton, Tulsa. Kkberg Is under arrest here on a bud check charge. Hush said ICkherg told him he was formerly employed by the Wllcox Oil company and that he knew Phil Kennamer, who has confessed to slaying Correll. In- whom live In this community, j Several other wells In the Principal business to come before l field are Into or Hearing the VI- the meeting will he the election "la lime and so within sight of of the board of directors for llttsltiess reports of the organ- ization are also In hu given at the session, covering the opera- tion during the past nine months. The production credit associa- tion serving farmers of this and surrounding counties was set up during March, and bus made many loans, at five per cent Interest, for crop and stock led 120 feet production In this local com-i cable tools. Delaney and others No. 1 Dia- mond, In northwest nf northwest of soul beast of "i-ls-Se, will within n day of Coal county around. Clarltu. The local representative, who Miller and Munahan No. 1 H- has aided In the work by writing Ward, In northeast of southeast for local' farmers, northwest of IS-ls-'.'.e. Sulphur and otherwise assisting In the graben, has rig completed and program, Is.making plans to loin uiay he ready to spud by Sutur- local stockholders In attending the annual business meeting. completion within a land with more wells I ed right along then' I pect for slackening i In the pool. i l-'i-tini Oilier Ai-ens Keports from other ureas j elude the following: j The Carl Wolff NO. 1 In north- I west of northeast nf southwest i of north of Ada. has drll- and Is. changing to by Capl. Laurence Lynn, of the slate police. Dial between and 40 more died either In the flumes or by Jump- Into the Crund river at the buck of the hotel and Into llm street In front. Karly today firemen pulled down all that remained of llm walls of the four-story structure which for years had been a fav- orite meeting place for politic- ians. While workers dug into Iho ruins for bodies, police with grappliig hooks maneuvered a boat through the Ice fines on Ihu Crand river hunting for Ihoso who plunged In their deaths In the water below Ihe blazing hotel. One body was taken from Ihe ruins early today, Ihe first to hi; found since searchers started digging In the debris. The body, hardly more than charred bones, defied Identification, It was found, how- ever ,at about the plncn where three fleeing waitresses said they stumbled over the body of David Monroe, assistant manager nf Iho hotel, shortly before the wullti and floors fell In. The three-way Inquiry was JMurted by K. L. Welch of the stale fire marshal's office; Prosecutor Dun McCullough -of Ingram county, and the stum police. Witnesses Questioned iiirni nnancing nrganiziiiion, oe-1 signed to make money available ready to spud with e to farmers and stockman the year i two. This lest Is In KS 01-' WITS PENSIONS FOR AGED WASHINGTON. Dec. up capital UED OAK. Dec. 8. OP> An argument over a country lane horse race was bl.imed for nj fatal shooting here today. Homer Thomas, about 40. was father. Seaton Thomas. was wounded twice In the hand, and his younger brother, 11111, who first was Involved In the racing quarrel, escaped Injury. Harvey Mings, 45, was held In jail at Wllhurton without bond. County Attnrney Jack Bradley said he would file murder charges Monday. Thomas was unmarried; Mlnga has a wife and one child. Mings, arrested by Sheriff John Estcs, made no statement. MI'SKOCKK, Okla.. Dec. services will he held here tomorrow for Ilomle H. Hlnson, 50, veteran Musko- gpe policeman, who died Townsenders set day a result of a wound, nuf-1 headquarters today, fered last Monday while at-j The gray-haired and slight Dr. tempting to arrest James Ver-! F. K. Townsend. formerly of the non. Negro taxi driver. Heach. Calif., health depurt- Vornon was killed In the. ex-'ment. called a press conference change of shots allegedly by Pa-, first thing to tell of plans for le Guy. Cuy said the pressing his plan upon congress. Negro fired on him and Hlnson! Under It pursons over BO would when they went to Investigate get S200 a month from the tren- ail automohlle accident between siiry. on condition the money Is Vernon and another Negro. i spent within :'.0 days. i The originator seeks to have ATOKA. Okla.. Dec. ono 000 to a petl- D. J. Henderson. 20. was under to He said the a sentence of life Imprisonment' from California, today for the slaying of Huyden I Arizona, Colorado. Washington Norris, Sept, 22. Henderson was convicted of murder by last night. a district court Jury and Oregon are "virtually solid" for his plan. He Indicated that Hep. Smith (D-Washi, and Itep.- i Klect lUmiham (It-Calif) might The two youths were riding In'sponsor the legislation, although Xnrrls' Bluln. car when thu lutter was i this has tied. not buen dellnltely set- The fire marshal's office ques- tioned witnesses In an effort lo determine the cause of Iho flrx und whether there was any neg- ligence involved. McCullongh said he hail called a cornner'H Jury tn meet next week. One of the prime questions of the Investigation will he the re- port of Mrs. William u permanent resident nf Ihe hotel, that she was awakened by the smell of smoke at fl H. m. The alarm was turned In at ilrito a. m. The Inquiry, according lo the fire marshal, will try In determ- ine whether there was any delay In sounding tin alarm. .Mr.i, lusher said Her litlshnn.l reported the fire to the cleric, and Night Clerk Jones mild he sent hotel employes to Investi- gate the report. Death 1.1st liu-oniplelo Tlrb complete list nf dead will not in> known until the ruins and the river have been thor- oughly searched. The hotel reg- ister was lost In the fire und even among the employes of the house there Is a wide variance In estimate as to the number nf guests. The Kerns was reported to have been filled to capacity Tuesday night and It has rooms. William G. Kerns. Iho owner, estimated the guest llht at 1'JO or 200, while Night Clerk Isaac D. Jones said he hellevott there wore 250 In the house. Capt. Lyon and fire, depart- ment officials said thai 170 per- sons hud been accounted for to- day. The figure Included till! 1-t known dead; Injured, and thoso who escaped ;