Ada Evening News (Newspaper) - August 11, 1919, Ada, Oklahoma
The Movies Had a Fair Try-Out During the War, Stood the lest, Therefore They Are a Potent Power in Strengthening Patriotismnt Stoa Cbemttg Jletos
VOLUME XVI. NUMBER 129ADA, OKLAHOMA, MONDAY, AUGUST ll, 1919ndrew Carnegie, Billionaire And Great Philanthropist, Dead
Last Sermons at the Tabernacle Spiritual Treats
The Saturday night sermon by Rev. Ham, at the tabernacle, was pronounced by the Christian people as one of the greatest ?p!ritual treats they have yet had.
It was purely a Bible sermon and was addressed to the unsaved. His explanations as to how to divide the Word of God and interpret the Scriptures was most illuminating.
“You cannot take one part of the Bible, apart from any other part, and find out the wno*o ‘nth setout anything,*’ said the ev oigeiist in dung pfroot that the Bible was not filled with contradictious, as the atheist alleges.
"There is nothing more danger* ous than the knowledge of just a few passages of scripture, learned at random here and there through the Book— just enough to put the whole in a false light,” said the speaker.
It was the contention of the evangelist that the people were not students of the Bible as they were in olden days, which accounts, he believes, for the infidelity and lack of faith on the part of the present generation.
“The old chimney corner saints of the long ago—my old grandfather and grandmother—knew more about the Bible, and could quote more scripture than the great majority of your D. D.s, L. L. D.s. X., Y. Z.s. and I might add your A. S. S. E. S.
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The service Sunday morning, with the subject, “The Greatest Thing in the World" was well attended, and the listeners heard one of the best sermons yet delivered by the evangelist. Ii developed that ‘ Love" was the greatest thing in the world, according to the evangelist, and before he was through the audience agreed with him, if their attention to the sermon and the results at the close was an indication of their feelings.
The sermon in the afternoon, “The Second Coming of Christ," was another powerful discourse, and one that held the audience at attention from first to last.
Strong appeals have been made to the business men of the city to get into the spirit of the revival during tto closing days and help make the meeting a great success.
This is the first great religious awakening the city has had for some
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WASHINGTON. Aug. ll —Representatives from the Federal Board for Vocational Education have been sent to each of the district offices to explain new regulations in the administration of the vocational rehabilitation law. These regulations were revised to meet the requirements of recent changes in the law as amended by congress. By this recent legislation the benefits of the rehabilitation act are extended to ail persons disabled in the service —this, of course, includes those suffering with tuberculosis. The Federal Board is given the entire responsibility of determining the right to and need for vocational training of those persons whose disability prohibits a return to former occupations .and who are unable without training to carry oil in a gainful one. The support of the disabled man, with that of his dependents, is entirely the responsibility of the Federal Board during his period of training. The scale of payments made to men in training range from $80 a month, for the man with no dependents, to $150 for the married man with six or more children. A schedule of graduated payments is also made for the widower with children and for the man with dependent father and mother
ADA PILES UP TOTAL OE ll POINTS SUNDAY
Soniei* Jones" \»ia pill loiters tossed themselves into an over-w miming victory Sunday tty knocking (In* ball to every nook and corner of the lot and encircling the bases for a grand total of twenty-two times, while the Coalgate' lads were easing around the circle one Ione tim*'. In fact, Coalgate not in the
running, and Ada ran until she was t ired.
It is said that Coalgate was minus four regulars, spectators really imagined that ame regulars were out or at least I o visiting players displayed th form ragulars ought to display.
Some Jones reasons of.unwise. He reasons that Coalgate is a whale of a team, being in tho class with the semi-professionals and professionals. He believes that \da has a team that is invincible tour ball and is willing match the Ada slugger* anything this side of J raw’s leading nine.
Th** most interesting thing about tin* game yesterday wa* infigur-mg out which of the Ada boys completed the cill'Ie in the fewest minutes or seconds.
NI US FLASHED OV THIS MORNING; OI KT AHA CATH
The operator at the Ada cotton I exchange caught the message early (today that Andrew Carnegie is dead. The end has been expected for some time and the news, while regretable. was not unexpected.
In the death of Andrew Carnegie I one of the world's great characters has passed. The story ot his rise to the heights of ..ealth and power reads like a chapter from the most extravagant fiction. For almost
' MUSKOGEE POLICE DEPARTMENT QUITS
MANY CANDIDATES LOR FERRIS’ PUCE
Ada Flier, 20,000
Feet In Air, Sees Sunset at Night
Il> New*’ Special Sendee
MUSKOGEE, Okla., Aug. 9.— Following the taking over of the police department here today by Mayor John L. Wisener and the resignation of Chief of Police B. G. Hughes, all of the Muskogee police department except the turnkey and one desk sergeant walked out declaring they would not work under Mayor Wisener. Thirty men quit
iii ama-now ta against
two decades the world has been
watching with living interest the|lilf ,ce* ... .. .
ceaseless effort of the great s eel k* McAfee, tijrmei sh I i
master to give away the millions Grayson county, Texas, was ap-
that he had wrung from the gr**a*, pointed chief ot police and vras steel mills along the Allegheny. \ given the support of the county of-When at the age of 65 Carnegie j fleers until he can get together a
announced in 1901 that it is a dis- police force,
grace for a man to die rich, his The trouble resulted from
wealth was*cstimated at a quarter- strike of the employes of the Mus-
billion dollars. Being invested In 5 kogee Electric Traction company,
per cent steel bonds his fortune who have been out since May 30,
would amount almost to a bali’ bil- j except one week. An effort was
Ada Lodge No. 119. \. F. A A.
M.. meets in regular communication at 8 o'clock tins evening. Business of importance.
MILES U. GRISH BY, NY. .VI.
OKLAHOMA The weather lore-cast for tonight and Tuesday is partly cloudy without any decided change in temperature.
time, and is probably the last for some time to come, and for this
reason every business man in the city is urged to taRe advantage of the opportunity to help make Ada a better place in which to live and rear their families.
It is estimated that there were in the neighborhood of one hundred and fifty conversions and reclamations during the Saturday night, Sunday and Sunday night services.
"A Feast un Fart Main."
A large crowd attended th* services on East .Main last night. Every seat was occupied. If more seats are needed ti future sec-vices they wilt be obtained.
Thus tar the spe&kei has been I addressing himself to church Item-J hers. Last evening bis theme was "The <Converted Church," and Ins line of thought was most beautiful. Hereafter he will address the unsaved, which is no doubt the most vital thing that we should consider. Now, if you ar** honestly seeking th** truth, eonie out and reason with us.
t has been the custom to ask the business men to dost* their houses at IO A. M„ and attend church. It seems that th** laborers have been overlooked. We especially ask that if you can come and attend In* services from IO to ll A. M. Let th#* Bibl** be true and everything els** that is objectional to if he false. •
"There is nothing more dangerous than rn common fly lf you swallow one it will make you sinker than a dog. and I guess it’s be
cause it ha:
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CARRANZA TROOPS LOOT AMERICAN
RANCH; MAKE A DRUDGE OF WIFE
"I understand there is a man here from Texas who knew us down there. Well lie can come on out in the open. We are no* going to tell what we know on him and he scan tell anything he knows about us."
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‘ Ham is the sweetest >wee you ever sweetened with when lie is sweet, but when he is bitter he is the bitterest bitter thai * \ei bit.'
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“A special reservation will be I roped off In the center section Tuesday night for busine - and professional men and a special sermon will be preached to them."
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"I want every girl and young woman under the age ot thirty to , meet me at the city hall Tuesday I evening at 8 o’clock and let us I march to the tabernacle in a body or delegation. Ham will meet ail the boys and young men at the I News office and march in a similar body and if I don’t have a ; larger delegation than lie has, you can hang me to a telephone pole, and I am playing “Safe«v First."
“If you get on the women you are always it so every time."
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i “We want every business man int
this town to close his business from
IO until ll four days this week.
This will be the la*t week of the
meeting and you can give God sixty ■
minutes on Tuesday. Wednesday,
Thursday and Friday and come to
' this meeting. It wtil save you
! time and money."
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"No man ever paid my wife’s board bill yet and I don't intend that they shall."
lion by the time he should become an octogenarian. It was a tremendous task. the giving away of a half-billion. The published query. "How would 3ou give away $"00,-000.000?" brought more than 45,-
Of all his philanthropies Carnegie’s endowment of public libraries is by all odds best known. His thirst for books while working in a Pittsburgh factory had created in him the desire to place the means I of culture within the leach of everyone possible, *nd by' reason of his generous endowments libraries were erected and opened in hun-1 dreds of cities and tow ns through- ( out the country. Two thousand English speaking communities tone in the Fiji Islands* now have Car-! tiegie libraries, with a total of; $55,000. OOO.
Carnegie's first great charity when retiring from active business was the setting aside Of $4.OHO,OOO j to provide pensions for such of the workmen as might be injured while working in his steel plant* “an acknow I* dr mem of the deep debt which I owe the workmen who have contributed so greatly to my I sucres*." ll** added an extra mil-1 lion for a library for his employ* es and gin.* $5,200,000 to establish a chain of sixty-five libraries in New York City. Another iii ill ion was given for a library in i^t. Louis.
ll** remembered the scene of hi*', early struggles and later triumphs by establishing .it Pittsburgh a great institute, including the largest of hi^j libraries, a museum, a magnificent concert hull, and the Carnegie Tech tining leal schools, with a total endowment of $16,OOO,0t* H»* .ave
$20,00,000 to the great institution of ’ investigation, research and discovers" at Washington.
To his native Scotland his largest gift wa* $10,OOO,OOO to aid education til the Scottish universities. He endowed the Carnegie Hero commission with $5,000.0eo. He established the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. with a total fund of $ I ie,OOO.OOO. In 1911 ii*- capitalised his educational benevolence, so that his gilts to libraries, colleges, etc . would live after him. by establishing the Carnegie Corporation with a t ii lid of $25,000,000. He gave $10,000,-000 to an international peace fund, built the Peace Balao** at the Hague, and gave $760,000 to th* Bureau of American Republics.
Back of Carnegie’s unexampled philanthropy is Hie story of Scotch ! thrift, shrewdness and industry. Which raised a poverty-blighted j Scotch laddie from the lowest ranks to one of the highest stations acquired in modern times. He earned his first penny by reciting: in the 'village school at Dunfermline the long poem, “Man Was Made to
1 Mourn’* by Bobbie Burns.
At the age of 12 Andrew was I taken by ti is father, a master weav-! er, from the old Scottish hills to a home iii th** new world. Reaching America they located in the city of i Allegheny, just across the river from Pittsburgh. Here Andrew got
made to run the cars with police protection. The police department twice failed. The mayor charged that the chief of police, the men and Warren Butz .commissioner of public safety, were in sympathy with the strikers. Mr. Butz then turned the police department over to Mayor Wisener who announced j there would be a shake-up. Fearing dismissal. the policemen walked out.
Members of the fire department threatened to strike this afternoon as protect against the council plac-I ing the mayor in charge of the police and fire departments, but so far have taken no action.. A plan is now being worked out for the city to take over control of the traction company for thirty' days with the understanding that it may continue in control for a longer pe-iod. In the event this fails, it is I announced that Mr. Wisener and the new chief will operate the cars witll armed guards if necessary.
When th** policemen struck today 140 prisoners In the jail, where both federal and city prisoners are kept, cheered loudly. People passing by thought it was a riot.
Striking officers annonuced to-nignt they will hold a meeting tomorrow and organize a union. One of the men to walk out was Bud Ledbetter, famous Indian territory outlaw hunter, who captured Al Jennings, during the latter’* career in Oklahoma.
Chief McAfee announce*! tonight thai ii atty of (he old men wanted to return to work he would give them job*. He says he will recoup the force with returned soldiers.
By News’ Special Service
I OKLAHOMA CITY, Aug. IO.— Announcement by Representative I Scott Ferris of Lawton of his candidacy for the democratic United States senatorial nomination yesterday brought into the political limelight nearly a dozen democrats as contenders for Ferris’ place as I Sixth district congressman.
Three Hats in Ring. j P. P. Duffy, mayor of El Reno,
I Frank Beauman of Waurika and District Judge Cham Jones .also of Waurika, have definitely entered the race with formal announce-| ments .w’hile R. W. Wilson, state ti16 | superintendent, Judge Frank Bailey j of Chickasha, Tom L. Wade of Marlow', democratic national committeeman from Oklahoma, State Senator J. Elmer Thomas of Lawton, i George L. Bowman of Kingfisher,
! and Dan Peery of Carnegie were 1 regarded by politicians here as logical candidates for the place, and announcements from among j these is expected at any time.
Mayor Duffy of El Reno was the j first to announce definitely. He made one state-wide campaign, has I been mayor of El Reno for a num-then 0f years and is among the dem-I ocratic leaders of the state. Frank
By News’ Special Service
WASHINGTON, Aug. IO— Charlie Chauncey from Ada, who has been in the service in the flying division, yesterday wrote Congressman Tom D. MceKown that he had just had Hie most wonder!ul experience of flying 20.000 feet in the air, after dark, which enabled him to see a second sunset. "It is the most interesting phase of Uy-ing—this flying by night," he said, "and I intend to continue with some experimental night work. There are such rapid strides in aviation now that the work grows more and more interesting to me." Chauncey wrote from the Mineola, L. I., field. Chauncey is waiting at the Mineola field for equipment. etc., to take part in the National aerial gunnery competition at Caldwell, N. J. He will then return to the Carls-trom field at Arcadia, Fla., where he has been stationed for several months.
Chauncey is the Ada aviator who was called from Arcadia, Fla., during the last Liberty Loan campaign to fly at Ada and the surrounding country, when his home folks were given an opportunity to se him fly.
Congressman Tom D. McKeown is feeling very proud of the two
Beauman of Waurika, was a mem-1 brilliant aviators from his district
—Lieut, diaries Anglin being from Holdenville. Lieut. Anglin is the young "mail pilot" who represented the strikers last week in a conference with the postoffice depart merit, and who settled the strike for them.
ber of the senate of the fifth and sixth legislatures and has been active in democratic politics for a number of years.
Wilson to Announce Both Duffy and Beauman have announced they will base their campaign upon a platform pledged to loyalty and support of the national government.
State Supt. R. H. Wilson made it know to his friends sometime ago that he would seek the nomination if Ferris entered the senatorial contest.
PEACE COMMISSION DOCUMENTS NOT TO BE MAILE PUBLIC
PEACE CONFERENCE IS CHANGED ON RUMANIA
LEGISLATION C OMING CORPORATIONS LH’ENSING
By I Im* An iftted Pit s#
WASHINGTON. Aug. ll. Legislation proposing licensing of corporations having a capital or assets of ten million dollars or more, engaged in interstate trade, and authorizing federal supervision of the Issuance o. stocks and securities was instructed today by Senator Kellogg. Minnesota Republican. License would be issued by the federal trade commission which could also revoke it.
THEATRICAL STRIKE PROMISES INTERESTING DEVELOPMENTS
By th#* A*x#ciatcd I’teas
NEW YORK, Aug. 11.-- Interest was added to the theatrical strike here today by the possibility of the musicians and stage hands striking in sympathy with the actors. One more playhouse will be dark tonight owing to the strike.
BATTLESHIP REARING PRINCE OF WALES IS RIGHTED
By tile Aswk-ihumI Press
FARIS. Aug. ll.- Tile peace conference. it became known today, is changing entirely in its attitude toward the Rumanian army in Budapest. The conference is not dis-, posed to ask Rumanians to leave the capital immediately, despite the j tact that the supreme inter-allied! council asked the Rumanians not to inter Budapest. While the supreme council is indignant over Rumanian seizure of Hungarian supplies, many delegates are of the opinion that it will be necessary to keep the Rumanian.* there temporarily to steady the situation.
By the Asf’oriated Press
WASHINGTON, Aug. ll.—President Wilson wrote Chairman Lodge, of the senate foreign relations committee today, that it would be impossible to comply with the com-i mittee’s request for documents used by the American peace commissioners at Paris in negotiating the peace treats. President Wilson said the document would include many rnem-orands which, by agreement, were not to be used outside the conference. An informal draft of the league of nations covenant was sent to Lodge, however.
Mrs. Walter Goy ne, who was accompanied by her sister, Miss Laura Scott, returned last night from St. Louis and Chicago where she has been buying a fall line of millinery for Shaw’s Department store. Mrs. Coyne states while in St. Louis she saw Mr. and Mrs. Rozenfield, who at one time were the proprietors of Ada’s big dry goods store. The Grand Leader. Mr. Rosenfield is now' connected with a large wholesale firm in thai city.
By th© A Pre©*
ST. JOHN, N. F.. Aug. ll.—The his fir«t1 job* workim; as bobbin boy j British battleship. Renown, bringing in a cotton mill for $1.20 a w#*ek. the Prince of Wales to New tound-II,. was soon made an engineer*! as- land, waa sighted at 8 a. rn. local sistant and ran engines and stoked I time this morning I rom Cape bt.
Dr Charles T. Sturgis and his wife, both Americans, whose ranch at Chipas. Mexico, was first looted by Carranza troops and lalei attacked by Mexican bandits, who took Dr. and Mrs. Sturgis and the doctor’s mother-in-law captives. The three were systematically starved, beaten to such an extent that Mrs. Sturgis’ mother died. General
chief of the bandits, forced Mrs. Sturgis, to work as a and Mrs. W. W. Barnett of Sfiaw-and once sent her many miles as a messenger to1 nee, were the guests ol Mrs. John
Rafael Y. Mayor. menial about the
Mrs. J. A. Cowling of Stonewall,
another camp. Dr. Sturgis’ fortune of $100,000 has practically dwindled to nothing through the thievery and destruction of his ranch property by the bandits After many perils Dr. Sturgis and his wife reached New
McKinley and family over yesterday. Mrs. Barnett was en route to her home.
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boilers In the basement of a factory. While working in this gloomy quarter he borrowed books from a private library and thus acquired his education.
At 14 Andrew became a telegraph operator under an old Dunfermline neighbor, J. Douglass Reid. He became the best among the operators and is said to have been the third operator in the United Stales who learned to read messages by the pound alone. During the war (Continued on Page Four.)
France lighthouse on Conception Bay. She was proceeding slowly.
STOCKYARD EMPLOYEES WORK WHEN GUARDS WITHDRAW’
By tile Associated Pre**
CHICAGO, Aug. ll Striking employes at the packing plants of the Union Stockyards returned to work this morning after the last of the police guards had been withdrawn.
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ADA WEEKLY NEWS AND THE
A business transaction has just been completed whereby The Ada Weekly News and the Ada Star-Democrat have consolidated. By the terms of the transaction the News Publishing Company acquires the plant, subscription list, and good will of the Star-Deniocrat and the latter paper merges with the Weekly News.
Hereafter the only weekly issued will be The Ada Weekly News. All paid-in-advance subscribers of the Ada Star-Democrat will receive the W'eekly News till their subscription expires. Luther Harrison of the Star-Democrat becomes associated with the News as associate editor of the Daily and Weekly News.
This combination of the two Ada papers has the hearty endorsement of the business men of Ada. who after being consulted relative to the proposed change gave it their unreserved approval. The combination of the circulation of the two weeklies makes the “Weekly News” a most desirable advertising medium, while the strengthening of the News equipment and organization still more enables it to hold its already established position as one of the very best publications in the southwest.