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Ada Evening News (Newspaper) - April 29, 1919, Ada, Oklahoma ®be Hba Cbentng VOLUME XVI. NUMBER 40 ADA, OKLAHOMA, TUESDAY, APRIL 29, 1919 TWO CENTS THE COPY Men s Shoes and Oxfords —EDWIN CLAPP —HOWARD & FOSTER —BEACON These Shoes are briin-full of good qualities; Style, Fit, Service. You can't buy better ones. Drop in and see for yourself. We have your fit in the shape you like. Leathers of black and brown kid. kangaroo and calf skin. PRICES: So, $7.50, S8.50, SIO, to $13 JHP DOMES JOHNSON ANO FINAL PHASE OF SOU SHEDS SPEAS PEACE TREATY I‘KOKA IIH HISH ss QUESTION MARK STKONU PINKAS FOR of ownership of kioa    adoption    of    oixm    Roads CHAI .    MEASERH. league covenant adopted; (■KRAIAN DELEGATES ARRIY-INO AT PARIS. By tile AHsoeiatctl Prest* PARIS, April 29. Hrforr mating with tile council of three this morninit President Wilson received Boron Makitio, head of the Japanese mission, and Viscount Chinda, his colleaglK Their conference lasted nearly ail hour. Presumably the question of the final disposition of Kina ('hail, th** German colony in China captured by the Japanese early in the war. The council at the beginning of the session received lh** committee from the Belgian cabinet and gave it a hearing on the indemnities question. Baron Makino aud Viscount Chin-da remained with the council throughout its session which was a protracted out . IO EP SULL 1/OlH.Fi AND trims ASK SI-KFN ne ON LEAGUE OF NATIONS INTU. ( XFN FFR KN ( TOR. Bv th*' Associated Pres* WASHINGTON, April 29. Telegrams were sent to all Republican leaders today by Senators Lodge of Mass. .floor leader .and Curtis of Kamas, whip, asking that expressions of opinion on the League of Nations covenant be withheld until a Republican conference could decide the attitude to be adopted. It i was understood that no date has; been fixed for the conference. CLEANING WORKS IO BE ESTABLISHED A B Blanks and Claude Bitt are perfecting arrangements for opening a dry cleaning works. They will occupy the building recently vacated bv Mrs. Land's lunch room. These gentlemen will install the hue * machinery and modern de- handling of ,.t ’ a .i.-s a;.: the entire plant -ii- ’<?>!o*ent an investment of •    Von    sa od dollars. They v !] b* ; eadv for business w ithin S|H»ciiil Notice. "The Greatest Thing in Life which ha- been previously advertised for showing Wednesday, will not be shown until Thursday, May 1st. GHUMAN FOR*'KS .VI AY PLASH WITH SPARTACAN TROOPS IU it IHM. (TTY. I TEAM DEFEATS ROFE The E. C. S. X. baseball team won the game at Roff with the high school team of that place by a score of 3 to I Monday afternoon. The Roff boys put up a good game but the Normal team played in j good form and outmatched their > opponents as indicated by the score. I ▼ •At INTRODUCING I    BABY TO DADDY on his return from the •> trenches, is some occasion. The IC memories should be recorded ♦I* in one of our Elegant Photo-graphs. Phone foi an appoint-.♦. rnent. I Stairs Studio £    PHONE »4 * ¥ ii f •5- *1* I T B* th** A •"■«*< :it< d Press PARIS. April 29.— I Havas Agency!.—The surrounding of Munich, capital of Bavaria by German government troops has been completed .according to German dispatches received here. The result was accompli.shed, according to the dispatches. by the occupation of Land-shut about 35 miles northeast of Munich, which city is being closely approached on all sides. This city has been the center of Spartacan activities for several months and for the past several weeks has been in the hands of the. Reds, who proclaimed a soviet government and separation from the German republic. WEATHER FORECAST. Fan weaher is the outlook for \\ ed ne sd ay. •frsr Tin best shoe hospital. Dilapidated and run down shoes put on your feet again good as new.—Bennett & Snead. Ill N. Broadway. 4-4-lmo* Get a Mi ct rot a for Your Home Style IX________$90 Style XI _ _ -$115 Others up to $300 Latest VICTOR and COLUMBI \ Records “Micky”________Hoc “Johnny’s in Town', 85c “Look What My Boy Got in France.’’ Gwin Gr Mays Drug Go. MRS. BA KKR OF STRATFORD PAS ESS IX) BEYOND. Mrs. It. P. Balter, mother of Mrs. M. F. Rayless of Stratford, died Monday night at 8:30 at the home of her daughter. Deceased was born in Kentucky in 18 65. She was reared for the most part of her life in Paris, Texas. where she lived until one year ago when she went to live with her daughter. Mrs. Bay less. Death was caused from cancer of th** Stomach, from which she had suffered long. One of her fondest hopes was realized when she was permitted to live until she might clasp the hand of her youngest son. Henry Baker, who returned from France two weeks ago when* he had been in the service of his country for more than a yc*ar. When the death angel came Monday on the wings of eventide to waft her white soul to the land of the beyond, it was with a smile that she greeted the messenger for she was weary of life’s struggle and was anxious for her journey here to end. so that she might find peace and rest in that celestial city. The body was brought to Ada today and shipped on the 1:45 Frisco to Paris for interment. HOMFlt ITEMS. Tile Easter egg hunt Monday afternoon was enjoyed by all the pupils. A prize was awarded to Clinton Roberts and Jimmie Reec* West for finding the golden egg. The good neighbors of the n« igh-borhood came in and hid the eggn, as is their custom. Ye Old*' Tyme community spelling school was the order of the evening on Friday last. Several w'ho have not seen a spelling book for several years took the floor alongside their children and neighbors’ children. George James, who has been with the A. E. F. iii France for the past year, returned home last week. His many friends are much pleased to greei him once more. The basket ball game Friday played between Homer and the training school resulted in the following score:    Girls:    Homer 30, Ada 8; Boys: Homer 2, Ada 4. The game was played on the Homer grounds and a majority of the community were present. Friday, May 2, will be our last day of school. A program is to be rendered at night. Everybody cordially invited. Sunday School attendance is bettor since the approach of springtime. Let the good wprk go on. Miss Susan Cook and Mr. Salmon Corbett were married at 2 p. m. Sunday, Justice Anderson officiating. Senator Johnson, in his speech favoring the road bonds delivered in the streets of Ada Monday afternoon. paid some attention to former Governor Lee Truce who is opposing the bonds. Using an article from Cruce taken from the Oklahoman, he replied to various teatures ami challenged Otuce's claim to being a broad minded progressive citizen. He declared that it is said that Cilice has to this day refused to put down a sidewalk along part of his home place in Ardmore and has always managed to kill any proposition to pave the street. He also called attention to Cruce’s stand in favor of abolishing some of the state schools and to the report often repeated in the past few years that Cruce opposed the establishment of public free schools in Ardmore in territa-rial days. The speaker reverie*, to what other states are doing, notably Illinois with $60,000,000 and Michigan $50,000,000 for roads, either voted already or soon to be voted on. and still others preparing to vote on larger amounts. Th* county unit has proved a failure, since the roads are necessarily limited to the county boundaries and the adjoining counties seldom meeting the one that builds, hence the state unit Is the only practical one. He mentioned the various provisions of the measure, pointing out the ways and means of raising the ftinds and how most it not all will be paid front automobile and gross production taxes. Ho declared that he wants to see the pioneers of the state get some of the benefits of the roads now and not wait for the next generation to build after the present one has passed away. Col. Sidney Suggs based the main part of his argument on the cost of the present system to the tax payers for w'hieh they get no returns worth mentioning. In 1912. during his term as highway commissioner, sworn reports from the* various counties showed that the sum of $4,105,299.84 was spent on roads and he estimates that no less than $7,000,000 annually is being •‘pouf now. As most of this goes for dirt roads they ar** soon Washta! out and the money wasted. The same money would go a long ways toward paying for permanent roads. It is doubtful if any other man in the state is as well informed about the cost of road building than Col. Suggs. He estimates that since much grading has already been done by the various counties the toads proposed in the bond issue can be put down at not more than $12,500 per mile, instead of $23,000 as claimed by opponents of the measure. col. Suggs is working for a national highway system and as a beginning in this country the Oil Cities Highway, but incidentally is putting in a few effective blows for the proposed state bond issue. AT TDE PLAT HOUSES IJ BERTY. The Olympia Maids will present the musical comedy, The Vanderbilt Cup. It is one much out of the ordinary. The picture program presents Douglas Fairbanks in The Good Bad Man. It is a Triangle. By th** Associated Press PARIS, April 29. The stage is being set for th** final phase of peace negotiations. Yesterday’s plenary session stamped its approval on the league of nations covenant while today Germany’s delegates are expected to arrive at Versailles to join the members of the German mission already there numbering about eighty-seven. The Italian parliament meets today and it is expected that Premier Orlando will appear and lay before it the situation which arose in Paris. The action *>f parliament will be in effect a mandate to the Orlando ministry, it being reported that there is being an effort to secure a unanimous vote. On resolution demanding that Italy’s claims be recognized. If this is done it is probable that Orlando and the remainder of the Italian delegation will return immediately to Paris. PEACE < XIN FERENCE (COMMIS- \ SION REPORTS ON LABOR LEGISLATION. By the Associated Press WASHINGTON, April 29. Nine clauses proposed by the Commission on International tabor legislation for insertion in the peace treaty as adopted yesterday by the peace conference plenary session were made public by the state department today, include principles for ‘‘an eight hour day, abolition of child labor, equality of pay for men and women and workmen’s right of association for all lawful purposes ” After Easter SALE MILLINERY, SUITS, CAPES    I AND DOLMANS    X MILLINERY 20 PER CENT OFF All trimmed Hats are included in this sale. This gives you a chance to buy your new Hats at this Special Sale: $ 5 Hats__________________________$4.00 $ 8 Hats__________________________$6.40 $10 Hats ___________________________$8.00 SUITS, CAPES AND DOLMANS All of our fine Suits and Capes which we marked close on the start are now marked — 20 PER CENT OFF’. BIG APRON SPECIAL A good line of Ladies’ House Aprons made up in good styles for Tuesday and Wednesday. SPECIAL—$1.45 DEPARTMENT STORE S.M. SHAW. PROP. PHONE 77    Established    Lu    HMM    ADA,    OKLA. AMERICAN. Th** Light of Victory, with Monte*** Salisbury, is one of th** most wonderful dramas or the day. Here is a man whose soul w'as thought dead but w*hen th** supreme test came he rose to the emergency and did his part in saving the country he had cursed. BRIAN MAT DEAD I CAUSE EXCITEMENT At 2:i5 this afternoon pandemonium broke loose and knocked a few boards off the walls of folks* fraid-box in tile alley between Main and Tenth. A team, hitched to a wagon, became frightened and ran at a startling speed straight down the alley from Townsend. The last seen of tin* fleeing beasts was a cloud of dust and a wagon seat cutting gyrations through the air. In several instances life insurance policies came near maturing, the inquisitive contingent of population being too anxious to get a near first-hand view of the occurrence. This is a fin** argument against good roads. Mad the alley, which is now paved, been in its former condition, and like hundreds of miles of the public roads all over the county, it would have been impossible for this runaway to have occurred the horses would have stuck in the mud and been easily overtaken by their master. Later The animals turned north when near the Katy tracks and were caught by J. A. Crane as they raced through his garden. The only damage noted was the loss of two spokes in a rear wheel. LODGE SAYS EXTRA SESSION MI ST RE CALLED. WILL RE4X).\IE CHIEF COUNCIL jBURLESON W ILL RETURN WIRES FOR SINCLAIR OIL <X>. OF    TO    OWNERS    AS    SOON    AS TULSA.    POSSIBLE. By the Associated Press NOWATA, Okla.. April 29. Governor Robertson announced officially here this morning that Chief Justice Summers Hardy of the Oklahoma supreme court, has tendered his resignation, effective May I. Robertson added that Hardy would become chief counsel for the Sinclair Oil Company of Tulsa. All the latest periodicals at Harris Hotel News Stand.    4-19-61 tty t Ii** A » sue in ted Pre^s WASHINGTON, April 29. President. Wilson has approved Postmaster General Burleson’s recommendation that the telegraph and telephone systems be returned to their owners upon enactment of necessary legislation and that American cables be returned to their ! owners forthwith. The president's ] approval was announced in a cablegram today to the White House. By t tie Associated Press LINCOLN, Neb., April 29.—Wil-| Bam Jennings Bryan is a candidate I tor the office of moderator of the j Presbyterian church, U. S. A., according to announcement received today from New York churches’ publicity director. The moderator will be chosen at the St. Louis assembly May 15 to 23. SUPREME COURI WILE PHONE RATE CASE NKW YORK. April 29. -Senator Henry Cabot Lodge of Massachusetts. who passed through here today on his way to Washington, said lie was convinced President Wilson would be compelled to call J an extra session of Congress before July I due to the failure of Congress to pass necessary financial bills at its last session. Senator Lodge refused to express an opinion on the revised text of the League of Nations covenant until he had had tim** to study it in detail. NEW I. O. O. F. PRESIDENT NAMED AT TULSA MEETING. TULSA, Okla., April . 29,—J. B. Williams of Tulsa was elected president of tile Arkansas Valley I. O. O. F. at the annual meeting which was held in Tulsa. I). P. Estes of Bartlesville was elected vice president. The secretary of the association will be named by the lodge of Sand Springs. In spite of rain, over 2,000 Odd Fellows attended the meeting of the association. Degrees wet** conferred upon IOO candidates. IDX EPTION Ti) <X INGEESSMAN MCKEOWN AT SHAWNEE By tl»e Associated Presa WASHINGTON, April 29.—Upon motion of state officials the supreme court today fixed Monday next for hearing arguments in the original proceedings brought by the State of Kansas against Postmaster General Burleson, questioning his authority to interfere with intrastate telephone toll rates. Let a Want Ad get it for you. SHAWNEE, Okla., April 29. A reception to Congressman Tom D. Mc Keo wn was given Monday night under the auspices of the Rotary and Lions clubs, the Retail Merchants* association and the Trades assembly, Senator Davidson of Tulsa was also present and, after the reception, delivered an address in favor of the road bonds issue at Convention hall at 8 o’clock. Let a Want Ad get It for you. V ti Georgette Blouses $5.95 *» $15.00 —We've I eceived today a new lot of fresh styles — Georgette, of course — with beautiful, new beading and embroidery ideas; others with braid and plaits—newest collar styles. Popular colors and effective combinations. Peach, Copen, Victory Red, Flesh, Sun, Pearl and Navy. SEE THEM TODAY The Surprise Store Established 1903 JT5-I17 West Main SI. Phone 117 ;