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Ada Weekly News, The (Newspaper) - December 27, 1934, Ada, Oklahoma THE ADA WEEKLY NEWS VOLUME XXXIV ADA, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 27, 1934 NUMBER 39 A column of talk more or less about the news of the time. By Members of Staff Much Wanted M a n Taken Near Comanche in Surprise Capture Enrly Tuesday BY FfplLlE j Arkansas University F a c u Ity Roosevelt Suggests Program To Marland Tl.e gigantic program being out- lined by the federal government. for the wide variety of public works In tin- Mississippi valley and In tlie Aikansas. lied and White, rivers. If carried forward to com-j plellon. may change tlie entire as-i pect of the south and southwest within the few years. De- velopment of new sources of pow- er, opening of new transportation by making several livers navig.ible. Increasing the value of land by extensive projects of flood control and Irrigation and v Idlng new sources of water sup- ply for municipalities directly af- fect the lives and property of Allen Slanfleld. deputy F. S. t marshal, on his return from tak-j Ing part In the capture near Co- mam-he early Tuesday of Knnls Smiddy. much-wanted man, de- scribed It as "the pietllest raid I Member Identifies Stone as 'Probably A Meteor" WITNESSED THREE STATES PONCA CITY. Dee. for Smiddy was wanted In connection with sev- eral bank robberies. Inclu.llng the recent double Job at okemah. ac- cording to Stanfield, who lias had a warrant tor Smiddys arrest since July. Dwlglit llralitlcy. of the depart- justice, was In charge. several of liis agents, some officers from Oklahoma and Stanfield. ques- Many Who Saw Phenomenon Believed It To Be Flaming Airplane Falling j Illelll Of He had lions of persons In this section. Of About daybreak Hiantlcy ar- riiiirsc. the projects will co-i huge! ranged hU men about a farm of money but If they are as honn Mil.is of inon'-y economically valuable as the re- ports Indicate. Ihe country will be amply repi-.lil lor the Investment In fiitinc >eais. perhaps tins "meteor" seen headed toward the earth by pcr- fons In linee stati.-s yesterday was JlPit some belated Christmas lire- works. How fast can man fly'.' You bac'< In the early days of scientific (.peed development, some man flgun-d that a human being could not go through Ihe atmo- Kpherc more than I miles an hour. Ills theory was that such rapid fllf.lng through the a i r would do something to his breath- ing and that the human being would die. Well, that theory has been knocked Into n-veral cocked hats. We thought when trains ran C.O miles an hour, however, lhat they were going fast. And then along came the airplane and flew KMi miles an hour. And now a I'rcnclim in. Raymond Heliuotte, lias flown miles an hour. That means more than 1-1! miles u minute, or a mile in less than 12 seconds. How much faster mall ran go rnly time and science will ilctermii e. For you who are mathematically inclined we sug- gest problem: If the French- man's plane had been a mile from you. far was the plane act- ually In advance of where It seemed lo be" In oilier words, how far had Ihe plane advanced when the vision had reached you. V A small Item in the day's news tells of the offering for sale, to pay delinquent of the cabin made famous by Harold Hell Wright as the borne of Old Matt and Ai.nl Molly In the novel. "Shepherd of the Hills No buyer came along with an offer for the property which through reading of the novel has been made known to hundreds of thousands of readers. Heal life all to tn- (juelitly plasters a setting of com- mon, everyday affairs over scenes that have been lunched with tin- Ionian'e of the imagination, leav- ing il'- In "I'll thai Mich i pub- could lie ki pt apart, even as they are kept in memory of the reader. Mussolini ha-, accused Klhlopi.i of various misdoings and mis- Mati ments. following a scrap be- tween armed forces of Italy a n d Abyssinia recently. Now il is Kthlopia's turn to talk hack and new charges against Italy are t h e result. Tin- Africlans claim that the Italians are building a motor road through Ethiopian territory, that '.hey have occupied a settle- ment in that country and that Italian planes fly over an Import- ant cities In F.thlnplan territory at a time when feeling i- tense. Tin- two nations are doing sonic loud talking now and situation hold- disturbing possibilities for ihi- lottery reae- of I h e world. General Inteiest been hUhi r In the nn-s president to a congress In what Picsident have to say when congress con- venes on January While It is com nonly understood that he will not go Inlo detail in icvcaling his policies lo in- suhnitticd for legis- lative aclion. he expected to oillline MI a gcm-ial way the thing- and lax- partments and Institutions is advisory comnilto wi'.ich int; prepared l.y lirookiiiKs Instl-! already Is considering i slnilar tun1 exiiorts. Governor-elect .Mar- proposal maile hy the 'iuinlcip-1 land aniioiinced tonight. leaune. .Meanwhile, ITesident Uoosevelt. The sir-'uostc.l n a letter to .Marland. sut-uested Kram ptovides: i three-point h-L-lslatlve program, 1. Creation of iion-profit-mak- iffectinK municipalities. Th- pro- j Inn public benefit corporations or K r a in. approved by to provide for elfi trifl- vould enable cities to obtain full; cation of rural communities with x-neflt of an additional public i the assistance of the federal vorks program should one be eminent. by congress. Simplification of The president also asked .Mar- i for authorization and financing by and to stud) the ailvlslhlllty of muniel lallties of public works pro- iinendliiK the state constinition toijects. For eNample. by pcriiiltlni; lermlt cities and towns to Issue I sales of bonds privately to the f-.-d- Ijondx for construction or i-u-'eial government. lirovement of municipal lU'lit .'.ill AulliorizliiK iiower plants and water and -e-.virito in slum clearance. systems. ji'liullni; condemnation of necessary I'resldent Roosevelt would leiivi- j lan'ds and construction, operation cities the of wheth -r and maintenance of low cost lions- the bonds should In- paid in-jinu, to make contracts and eater ome from the proj-.-cis or I y into contracts with Ihe coV'-rn- taxes. 'incut In connection therewith. Poll of National Committee Shows 43 of 48 Members Supporting Him WASHINGTON. Dec. A movement to force Henry P. Fletcher out of the chairmanship of the Hepuhlican conimillee ran Into a stone wall today when it became known that a pill of the conimillee showed of the IS state.s' representalUes against the move. A concession of defeat, in I Ills movement for what Senator llorah and others call of the parly's high command came from a leader in the attimpt. Sen- ator N've of North DakoU. He said "nothing CUM be done to the national committee until To force a meetini: of the na- tional commit !IT for lit purpose. I d states must he represented on a petition. In view of the poll's results, observers saw Ihtle chance that Fleiclier's critics could force him out before The canvass was conducted by some of Ihe comniillee members and all but live states --Mlr.ne- sota. Montana, Idaho aad the two Dakotas had h--en heard I''otn last Tile memhe.'s comlucl- ini: Ihe -aid lo be- lieve that not more than two ot these states would favor an Imme- diate Henc" the litlenii would he 111 to J. llorali hail cnntrnd.'il Ilial a n 01 ion in would he loo Fletcher was said to have challenged liis foes to force a committee meelinu und-r the I'l- slat.- rule It1 they had Ihe strcniMh they claimed. Aslied what lie would do now, llorali merely said "I know what I'd do If I had the power. I'd eject another na- tional committee." Calling the whole alfalr "silly in the extreme." Seiiatoi of Michigan, was quoted by the I'osi as savins: j OKMFI.GKK. Okla., Dec. 211 11.Pi- A "ball of tile" which streak- led across Ihe sky today was re- I ported seen in three states at the same time 11 a. m. Persons In four cities reported seeing Ihe phenomenon, two re- porting that a plane had crashed, others describing the ob- ject as a meteor, trailed by a plume of smoke. Tom I.vie, former Okmulgee fin- chief. living five miles west of Okmulgee. reported that he a n il members of his family saw a flam- Ing airplane, hi'-: and "aluminum colored." and that apparently It crashed within a few miles of his I dine. A search was fruitless. No planes were reported missing. Witnesses at Pittsbui'g, K.i.is.. said a huge visible, 'and traveling in a southwesterly direction, left a long trail of smoke which lingered In tlie
va- i distributed Ihrougl that state's t emergency relief i-dmlnlst ration. In addition, tin- surplus rorpora- ition gave Oklahoma I yards of lowellng. i l yard' il Held supply lirms which are baling erected accom- modations 01 North Ilroadway. i and Ace north of the Frisco tracks and the j and nephew, Fo- Natlonal Supply company Harkiider. Tim Singe- Pipe company is moving a here. It will he, of sheet meti.l ronstl'lictloii. j Flick-Held Supply corporation i Is preparing o erect a building of j sheet metal type and estimated to I i cost Sll.SOn. Construction of private homes j is going forward rapidly here, and1 rebuilding and modernization of1 older hornet Is keeping many i workmen busy. I Soon after the first of (he new; year. It Is lelleved, construction; work can on the new build ________v. HUE DMTMENT GETS ME MILS The Ada fire department was called out three times In a few hours Saturday to extinguish blazes, with little or no damage reported at any of them. Grass fires at South Fran- cis and" at 704 Knst Klghth street commanded tlie fire-fighter's at- ing which recently ap-'i ti-ntUm just before noon. Shortl> proved in a bond Issue election tojntter noon they were called to replace the old Irving ward school Ninth street and avenue building. save ii small slied. MIAMI, Fla., Dec. Activity of the federal hotisliiK administration eventually will sound the death knell for "loan James A. MofTett, chief of the administration, declared here today. MolTett, who Is here with his family for a vacation aboard the yacht Illdou, said he based his statement on the belief that character loans from bankers would he the rule, rather than the exception, in tins future. "The average American pays his he said, "and bank- ers are fast becoming educated to this fact through the I-'HA operations. "The situation eventually will evolve Itself Into a condition where a man can go to a bank-1 CT, outline his earning power, offer character references and procure the requested on the recognized legal Interest rate, without the thousand and one embellishments of Investiga- tion and other charges." Alexander Bound Over On Internal Revenue Charges (from lliill.i) Joe Wheeler Alexander, Sul- phur, was hound over to United States distrlcl court here Friday i afternoon after il hearing before I IT. S. Commissioner W. C. Kd- wardx. Alexander had pleaded not guilty to charges of violation of the Internal revenue law. The- defense attempted to show that 10 gallons of whiskey found In a room allegedly rented by Alex- ander did not belong to him. Ilond was set at In ac- cordance with nn order from the district court setting the mini- mum ball for cases of this kind. Alexander was removed to.the federal Jail at Holdenville by 1'. rt. Marshal Allen .Stan field Friday evening. _____ _ _ The caso of the yawning house wife of .Morrison, 111., was the more unusual In light of t h e fact that husbands generally do the yawalug. (Prom Jess .M. Nance and son, Has- kell. of Adti, were In a serious condition In a Holdenville hos- pital last night after suffering dangerous head Injuries ill an automobile crash late Saturday. Hoth were believed to have suf- fered skull fractures. Perry Flemings of Hugo, driv- er of the car which collided with the Nance car, was unconscious for several hours after the ac- cident. He also suffered sever-.' head Injuries. Twenty stitches were taken to close face lacer- ations. Flemlng.s' sou was only slight- ly 'injured and two Hugo school teachers, who were riding In the Flemings car, were uninjured and went on lo their homes nt Okmulgee, according to Informa- tion received here last night. The accident occurred at Ham Town corner, a highway Inter- section ehiht miles east of Hol- denville, about i o'clock Satur- day afternoon. Sir. Nance Is principal lit Kgypt school, about five mll'.-s northwest of Ada In this couu ty. He was formerly superinten- dent at Lamar. Okla., and was on his way there to spend th Christmas holidays. Hotli the Nance and l-Memlngs cars were demolished. I1Y DOtT.I.AS II. VOIINELL, (Axnrlalrri SUIT Wilier) WASHINGTON. Dec. A move to Increase American fortification In the I'aclllc was described today as virtually cer- tain to develop. In congress after Japan formally scraps the Wash- ington naval treaty. A possible naval base and an Inland air base In Alaska already are being discussed on Capitol Hill. Anthony J. Dlmoiul, democratic delegate lo said lie planned lo press for act- Inn on a measure to establish an air base. Hoth Alaska and the const stales and perhaps Canada, hn added, would welcome stmnger fortlllcattons also In Hawaii and other I'aclllc possessions. "Kvery senator and represen- tative from west of the Hocky Mountains, with the possible ex- nator llorah uf said, "would vole, to strengthen American fortifications [In Hie. Pacific." T.en roachlng notification that Japan H abrogating the Washington reaty. The capital heard wltli nteroBl that the Japanese em- leror had affixed the Imperial seal to the documents. It ex- pects Ambassador Hlrosl Salto to lellvvr the announcement to Ilia state department on or he ford Saturday. Official circles did not say inythlng. either, about Ihe atti- tude of the Japanese press which ilctured the I'nlted tales as villain of the naval talks drama. Delegate Dlmond said lad advised him nn air base In Alaska would be desirable from two U would gl-'o Ihe army experience In subarctic! flying and with HUfflclent planes would enable the United tales to repel almost any attack that could he aimed at It hy was of the territory. Ho added lhat he was not looking fur any Invasion from Japan. BUILDING LOANS WASHINGTON. Dec. 22. I.T) A statement that buTIdlng urn' loan associations have failed ti meet legitimate needs for llnanc- Ing home mortgages was made II an article published today In tin Federal Home Loan Hank Hevlew Tlie article, written by H. F CellarlitH, secretary of the Fnltei States Ilulldlng Loan League said the associations have an op port unity to take over most of the home financing of the counlry. "The It.OOO member Institu- It ndd-jd. "have u line of credit with the Federal Home I .on n Hani; system of OdO. They are now using only ot that sum." STATE FAR BEHIND Robbers Slug Farmers and Seize Bonds Kan., Dec. masked robbers shot and dangerously wounded two well-to-do farmers, slugged u third man and escaped with OOo In bonds from a farmhouse near here early today. August Keller was shot III the abdomen nnd his brother Olio was shot In the head. John Schrlner. a neighbor whom Ihe robbers com- pelled to summon the Hellers, was knocked unconscious when Hit men rslsled the Intruders. Schrlner regained consciousness and summoned aid after the rob hers had found the hidden vultl allies and escaped. OKLAHOMA CITY. Dec. Scott Ferris. Democratic im- tlonal coiiiinltteemaii and chair- man of Ciovernor-Klect Marlalid'ii advisory highway committee, an- nounced today he had reported to .Marland that Oklahoma has a tro- mendous highway problem. Ferris outlined the problem an follows: "We luck 200 miles of ImvliiK one-third of the designated federal highways In the state with all- weather, hard-surfaced roads. "There still remains after 2." years of effort, miles of state highways yet unsurfaced. ".More than miles ot oails are still In mud and dirt." State Highway Detours To Get Some Attention Dec. are HO mlloK of do- lours in hlRhway.H In Oklahoma, most of which will he eliminated liy spring, Charles Wilson, staff? highway engineer, said this week. Of these the longest I'l a 17- mile Jog around a construction job on U. S. Highway No. and Mate Highway- No. 3 In Col- ton county. Thi! next longest de- tour Is from Heavene.r cast to the ArkansaH line on S. No. 270. Wilson said. This distance Is Id miles. I-'lve of'the detours an! with- in Incorporated cities and cause the motorists llttlo the engineer said. SporlK revlewern have, called St. I.ouls the country's capi- tal. Hut only the kind capital lhat doesn't menu money, mi far as the llrowns and the Cardinals, are concerned.
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