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Ada Evening News (Newspaper) - August 14, 1919, Ada, Oklahoma “Fit to Win” is Live, Red-Blooded Stuff, with a Laugh in One Line, a Thrill in Next, and a Shoulder Punch at End—American TonightW(\t Iba evening Jletosi VOLUME XVI. NUMBER 132ADA, OKLAHOMA,THURSDAY, AUGUST 14, 1919 THREE CENTS THE COPY Ford Libel Case Against the Chicago Tribune Goes to Jury "S.SKIS. inn HIU I    "    ME    WANTS    IO    “i    S™    _    KOLCHAK    FORCES OWNED RAILROADS ODO A FOOTBALL KSWS I mein NORRIS, OF .TULSA TO HUK MAM Al- TRAINING OKPiRTMENT AT THK NORM AU President Gordon returned this morning from Sherman, Tex., where he had asked Mr. Hugh Norris to meet him in connection with the vacancy in the manual training department of the East Central Normal. Mr. Gordon had already made thorough Investigation with reference to Mr. Norris and was well pleased with his personal appearance. The position had already been under advice with Mr. Norris and when it was offered to him he readily accepted. Mr. Norris is a native Texan, is a graduate of the Moscow (Texas) high school and the North Texas Staie Normal College at Denton. He has had quite a good deal of advanced work in the Pittsburg Manual Training Normal school. Pittsburg, Kansas, and lacks only a summer's work having the bachelor of sciei ce degree. He has had special training covering mechanical drawing, elementary and advanced machine drafting, propection drawing, geometrical con- JI'DGE IN STK l< TS JI KY THAT 4'HARGES OF PWMiKIIMAN. ISM HAD NOT KEEN PKO VEN. FUA'IT EK IN ti PKOMTXTS F4>K A < HI EAT SESSON AT KAST < ENTKAE STATE NORMAK THIS KAKU It indications mean anything. Ada football fans this fall will witness one of the classiest football teams East Central has had in many a season. Several of the best men on ,    last season's squad have already ! indicated their intentions of return-in to lake part in the numerous frays this tall, and a number of worthy defenders of East Central s goals who have been in the army the past two years are coming back and are anxious to win new' places on the team or resume their old positions there. Among last years* stars who have indicated thoir intentions of returning to the gridiron this tall are Harden. captain and invincible tackle; Brentx, fait end; Kerr half back; Ferris, tackle; Tate King, guard; Sloe Tolliver ami Fatty Warren    S.    Stone, president    Pean More than likely the season of the    Brotherhood of Railway    win find Craig, halfback; shaw lending the    fullback* and Newberry, quarter. H> I nMM'UtttHi I rSM MOUNT CLEMENS, Mull . Aug. 14.—The jury wrhich for three months has been hearing testimony and arguments in Henry Ford’s mil- ; lion dollar libel suit against the j Chicago Tribune, retired today to consider a verdict. Judge James G. Tucker instruct-; ed the jury that the charges of pro-Germanism against the Chicago Tribune, and of selfish interest in advocating intervention in Mexico, had not been proven and that the jury need not confider it. This has been the longest, drawn out libel case ever tried In America. aud the public will await the verdict with much interest. rn lo n FOREIGN AFFAIRS COMMITTEE DECIDE TODAY TO NOTIFY PRESIDENT THAT THEY WILL CALL. EARL OF STANHOPE DISC LOSES SCANDAL IN PARLIAMENT MODERN GARAGE ON NORTH ({ROADWAY By the AjBtKJCianni PrtMis WASHINGTON, Aug. 14.—After plaintiff’s I two hours discussion today, the senate foreign affairs committee decided to notify President Wilson that it w'ould call on him at the White House at his convenience to discuss the peace treaty. The committee also decided to call before it E. T. Williams, S. K. Hornbeck and William C. Bullitt, who resigned as advisers to the American peace commissioners at Paris because it has been reported that they disagreed with the conference decis- j ions. There was no indication at the White House as to when the president would receive the committee. WARREN S. STONE Engineers, who is fight of labor, backed by the allied brotherhoods, to have private capital retired from struction, development of surfaces, railroad operation. A tri-par- architectural drafting .advanced bench work, wood turning, pattern making, furniture and cabinet making, wood finishing, bookbinding, gas engines carpentry, vocational wood work (the use of power machines using factory methods) theory and organization of manual training and installation of shop equipments. Mr. Norris served an apprenticeship as a millwright and house carper.ter and w’ork two years at his trade and now’ holds a working card from the union at Tulsa. Mr. Norris had the manual training department at Southeastern Normal this past summer and it was through this work that President Gordon came to know him. President Bennett speaks of his work in the highest terms. Mr. Norris was supervisor of the manual training department at Tulsa last year while the regular supervisor was away doing war work. Before eom-* to Tulsa he taught two years mg years in * Texas decided promo- in Kansas and two each change being a (ion for him. President Gordon realizes that Mr. Ericson’s place will be very difficult to fill but he believes that Mr. Noi r > will do exceedingly good work.    * Mr. an i Mrs. Norris will come to the control, composed of the public, the operating management and the employes, is de- old heads manded instead FERRIS MAY SPEAK Al AOA REUNION Hon. Scott Ferris of Lawton ha" been invited to deliver an address i at the Confederate Reunion at Ada and probably will be able to accept, j The invitation was extended by Dr. D. M. Hailey of McAlester, who heads the organization of Confederate Veterans. The pressure of congressional duties may prevent the appearance of Mr. Ferris at Ada, but he has announced his intention of being here if it can possibly be arranged. Ada within the next ten days to look out a home for the coming year. If they can find what th#*y I want they will likely buy and not* depend upon renting. Judge Busby Names Fair Price Committee to Aid In Reducing the H. C. of L. back on th** Livid, altho they iav«,* not definitely gin en their w ord that they will be back to contend tot their old positions. Besides tlie% nu merous old heads at the game not a few- big strapping fellows front the; countr> and the small high school* will be on the field to make the tit their teeth and wo.k nervously to bolti down their jobs. One back field titan, from Shawnee high school s fast team ot last yea! says he is bound lur East Centra’ this fall. There will be no less than t a ganns played during the season, exclusive of the practice games with the Ada high school. Eight Of these games have alread> been definitely scheduled. The season will begin with practice games with the Ada high school team and two games w’ith the Roff high school team to be played during the last two weeks of September. The first real game will be with Henry Kendall College, to Im played on East Central’s field October 3rd. Then follows a game with Shawnee high schol at Shawnee the following wreek, and a game »>n East Central’s field October IT with the Catholic University ot Shawnee and a return game with the same team November 7. E fVntral team will play Southwestern State Normal at Weatherford No vein ber 22. and Southeastern S'ate Normal at Durant November 2k. The date for the game with the Central Normal team has nor yet been set but will be played on the local field about November 14 • j Another game is also due us from the Northwestern Normal School j which if forthcoming this season 'will give our boys a trip to Alva. ; A game has also been scheduled with the swift Kingfisher College eleven to be played on the local field October 31. East Central has never stood at the foot of the list in athletic contests with schools of I her class. With this schedule of I games for the coming season she W. T. Shelton and C. F. Burden have recently purchased the Vaden real estate on Broadway just north of tie News office, where they will erect .. modern brick structure, a Ox I OD ft. Plans for the constructure of the building are now' under headway, and work will begin right aw ay. The contract baa been let for the consti uction of th*- building and work will begin a" soon as the pin? is for operation are perfected. The building will be pushed to completion as rapidly as possible and will be occupied by Messrs. Shelton and Burden who will be in the automobile business. CHICKASAW ADDITION I/GTS <XMN<; AT GOOD FIGURES (BOTTON CONSUMPTION FOR JULY ANNOUNCED TODAY F IEI REME AMERICAN MUNITIONS EXPECTED TO REACH SIBERIA IN TIME TO AID IN HIS RECOVERY. EARL STANHOPE In a fiery denunciation (Iv ;iit» A*M**ciated Press WASHINGTON, Aug. 14.—Cotton consumed during July amounted to five hundred and nine thousand, seven hundred and ninety-three vrrf.rnpn»p RrtVoi A;r Force diir-balas of lint and, twenty-one thou-, Womens Royal Air rOrce QU sand, one hundred and seventy-sev- jng the war, Lord Stanhope en bales linters, the census bureau-disclosed what probably will _be the biggest British scandal on the floor of the British Parliament of conditions in the By the Associated Presa LONDON, Aug. 14. — Admiral Kolchak’s retreat to the mountains continues, according to the news xe-ceived here today. At the southern end of the Urals .he Bolsheviks have driven the Cossacks back sixteen miles and are endeavoring to separate them from the main body of the Kolchak forces, who are fighting on both sides of the railway. The Associated Press is informed, however, that the general postion of Admiral Kolchak and his government is not believed to be materially* w'orse, and, barrng i n-exp^cted collapse, munitions America is sending should arrive in Si-bera in time to aid his recovery. General Petlura is progressing rapidly against Bolsheviks in south-I em Russia, however. MUNITION DUMP EXPLODES; MANY BADLY INJURED By the Associated Press COLOGNE, Aug. 14.—The British munition dump at Kalk, an eastern suburb of this city exploded this morning killing fourteen workmen and injuring many in the vicinity. announced today. CARNEGIE LAID IO RESE Til# Ktle of city lots in the Chickasaw* Addition to the city of Ada was started ai IO o’clock this morning. and it was thought every lot would bv sold before 4 o’clock this afternoon. The lots w'ent readily. buyers paying from the appraised value to more than one hundred dollars above. of the war. Through his vigorous stand the nouse of lords have ordered an inquiry into TOOM; SERVICE SIMPLE SSSwSsS a1 Air Force. The lady commander was dismissed on the ground of her alleged “unpopularity.” Earl Stanhope d clares it was due to her efforts to put an end to laxity and immorality on the force. The F There are many buyers from out of Ada, citizens of Francis. Stonewall. Tishomingo Tupelo and other towns in this part of the state being on the ground. This indicates thai people throughout this part of the stale have their eyes on Ada and are taking advantage of an op-portunit> to get some residence property here. PONTOTOC COUNTY BOY’S WIN si HOL A RSH I IN AT STILLWATER B> the AwMJciated Pres* LENOX, Mass., Aug. 14.—Andrew j Carnegie’s funeral was held at Shadow Brook, his summer home, in Berkshires today. There was no eulogy and no pall bearers. Fully one-half of the sixty persons present    at the exceedingly simple    ser-    Earl. in his    scathing denuncia- vice    were of the Carnegie    house-    tion stated    that girl members hold. While others were family Int!-    fo    trajni    as motor mates.    , •    t At the conclusion of the ser- drivers, who were given all vice the body was removed via mot- night leave, often returned to or and funeral car to Sleepy Hoi- station in a very drunken low. near Tarrytown. New' York, con<^ftion and driving governing    interment.    ment cars.    He also stated that 4 ivnsiiaw-sunders    following Miss Pennant's dis- a wedding of more than usual missal a colonel whom she had interest was solemnized by He*.. J. removed was reinstated and AMERICAN LEGION The former soldiers, sailors and marines from Roff and vicinity were called to meet Saturday, Auf,ast IO at the office of the National Realty Company at Roff for the purpose of organizing a Post or the American Legion. Fifteen men responded and a post was quickly organized, and application for charter sent forward. Each member was appointed a committee of one to hustle new members, and it is the intention of the present membership to make the post of Roff the largest in Pontotoc county. The name chosen for the post w*as in memory of Joseph. Webb, who fell at Chateau Thierry in July, 1918, hence it will be known as “Webb Post, American Legion.’* All former soldiers, sailors and marines are cordially invit- Scholarships to the Farmers Congress at Stillwater ha\e been awarded ?<* four boys in this county, Preston Starr of Oakman. Billie Hunt and Kammie Hunt of Stratford, and Curtis Floyd of Ada. They will lea\* Ada in company w’ith J. B. Hill, county agent, on August 23 ami will remain in Stillwater for one week. All expenses while in Stillwater will be paid by the college, but the boys will have to pay their own railroad expenses. These boys have made phenomen- be held Saturday, A. Mcllwain last Saturday morning i:ve(j in the same miarter** a*    H vile,! It L Crenshaw and Miss 11X00 10 ™e same quarters a*, meeting will Alice Sanders were happily married, some of his subordinates.    Sept. (Uh. Mr. Crenshaw is a well known and - —...........  .    -    —- Ct Judg# Orel Busby has a message from Howard acting food administrator boma, asking him to appoint ’Fair Price Committee received L. Figg, for Okla-a for Pontotoc County. During the war Judge Busby acted as food administrator for this county and Mi. F *gg in his messjtie states that ail the food administrators of the count rv an* now being called upon to name committees to wage relentless war on profiteering. The work of the committee will aot be limited to food prices, but are authorized to investigate the prices now being charged for dry goods and other commodities. The committee will have no authority to summon witnesses or fix prices, but is expected lo find out w'ho is profiteering and let the people Know the facts. When a reporter from the News called on Judge Busby and question be mad#*. The scope of the work, however, on the part of the government is national, and the work in this county will be a great aid to the national government in its general plan. My first act will he to appoint a local committee which j will be known as the “Fair PriceiByth ample opportunity to al success In their club work and will have prove her w'orth in the most dilating of college sports. fas- HONDURAN REVOLUTIONISTS REPORTED AS SUCCEEDING Uommitee.” In choosing these .as requested by the government, I have chosen one retailer of groceries, one of dry goods, a farmer, a represen-* tat ive of organized labor, of house- 1 wive*, and three representatives of the public generally. The success of thin committee will largely depend tpon the support given it by th# public at large. “The Fair Price Committee has been called together at my office to begin its work under instructions from the former food administrator. As a matter of fact, the committee itself has very little actual legal authority, but will be backed, by if Associated Press SAN SALVADOR, Aug. 14.—Honduran revolutionary force successes in Central and Western Honduras are repot red in press dispatches received here. Gracias, an important city twenty miles from Salvador, Honduras border has been taken by the revolutionaries. are to be congratulated on getting an opportunity to hear some of the best farm lecturers in the country. iLoins in Race to Succeed Ferris prosperous business man »>. this place, and Miss Sanders is a sister of Mrs.. J. J. Taylor, north of town. The D> cr Progressive joins their many friends in extending hearty congratulations.’’- Dyer Progressive. The News is in receipt of the above clipping from the Dyer Progressive, Dyer, Teiin., and takes this opportunity to extend hearty congratulations to the happy couple. Few people are better known In this community than w'as Miss Alice Sanders. She was the haugh-    discourse    by    reading    the    following ter of Mr. and Mrs.Sanders who    quotation    from    Ernest    Renan,show- came here in the early days and    ing w’hat    he thinks    of    the    Christ, glided in the old Sanders home    “All    history    is    incompresensible just south of the city hall until    without    Him.    He created the object What Think Ye of Christ?" Was Ham’s Theme This Morning The evangelist opened the great 1,282 TUBS 4>F BUTTER SILZER IN H. 4’. 4>F L. WAR tty tho AkkooIhIimI Pron* ""CHICAGO. Aug. 14. One thousand. two hundred and eighty two tubs of butter, called fifty thousand! ed him concerning the work of the public opinion and by the United food administration, he said:    {States    District Attorney, and in any j dollars worth, were slezed her» on “In accepting the appointment in case where the committee fixes a a libel warrant In the high cost of Pontotoc County to    help    the    govern-    price and the    retailer sells    com- living war. now    being    carried    rn041 tiles above    that price the    cora-    --- miftee can report it t) the United Stats District    Attorney and    have him investigate it with all the resources at his command. No ce-! tail merchant    could afford    as a J (Continued on Pige Eight.I m#*nt campaign on to reduce the high cost of living and to seek out hoarders and profiteers, I do so realizing that the task is a hard one, and that from a local standpoint it is probable that not very much of a showing can WEATHER FORECAST By Ni wk' SiKfial Service OKLAHOMA CITY, Aug. 13. Cham Jones, district judge from I Waurika, will be an active candidate for representative in congress to succeed Scott Ferris, it was announced y«*ktefday afternoon, following a conference between Judge Jones anil H. V'- Byrd, a banker of Ryan, who managed Governor Robertson’s campaign in Jefferson county. Judge Jones was a member of the constitutional convention and was allied politically with former governor, Haskell and William H. Murray. He is a brother-in-law of Samuel W. Hayes of this city. Partly morrow. cloudy Hot and tonight dry. I Miss Marian Dierdorff of Oklahoma City, who has been visiting and to I Miss Bon Snider returned yester-' day afternoon to her home. the father and mother died a short i time ago. Since the death of her parents, Miss Sanders has lived 'with her sister ani other relatives i n Tennessee. She has many I friends in Ada who will join the News in hearty congratulations. She is the sister of Mark Sanders of (Oklahoma City, who managed the I affairs of the Pioneer Telephone people here for several years. She is also a sister to Mrs. Tom D. McKeown, wife of Congressman McKeown of this district. Old Fiddlers’ 4'oiliest. The committee in charge of the entertainment for the oh! soldiers I during the reunion is planning on an old fiddlers’ contest and want all fiddlers in the county over sixty years of age to be here. Prizes will be offered and the aim is to make this one of the most enjoyable events of the reunion. Complete details together with the exact date will be given in next weeks ’issue. and fixed the starting point of the future faith of humanity. He is the incomparable man to whom the universal conscience has decreed the title of Son of God, and that with justice. In the first rank of this grand family of the true sons of God we must place Jesus. The highest conscience of God which ever existed in the breast of humanity was that of Jesus. Repose now in thy glory*, noble founder! The work is finished. Thy divinity established. Thou shalt become the corner stone of humanity so entire-i ly that to tear thy name from this w'orld would rend it to Its foundations. Between Thee and God there will no longer be any distinction. Complete Conqueror of death, take possession of Thy kingdom, whither shall follow Thee, by the royal road which Thou hast traced, ages of melt the noblest hearts; and all ages will proclaim that among the Foil a of men there is none born greater than Jesus. Even Paul is not Jesus. How* far removed are we all from the Dear Master; Where is Thy mildness, Thy poetry? Thou to whom a flower brings pleasure and cest acy. dost Thou recognize as Thy disciples, these wranglers, these men furious over their prerogatives and desiring that everything should be given to them? They are men; Thou art a God.** The speaker selected two texts, the first John 12:42. “Nevertheless, among the chief rulers many believes on Him, but because of the Prarisees they did not confess Him, lest they should be put* out of the synagogue, for they loved the praise of men more than the praise of God.” Proverbs 29:25 “The fear of man bringeth a snare.' ‘You occasionally meet a man of "hallow’ mind but great pretensions to intellectuality, who ridicules the Bible and the simplicity and gulli- •#dorfng worshipers. Whatever m iv bility of those who believe in it. But W. W. Sledge made a trip to Fort Worth today. be the surprise of the future, Jesus will never be surpassed. His wor-j ship will grow young without ceas-businesa ing: His legend will call forth tears without end:    His sufferings will somehow not one of those pretenders ever succeeded in getting his name enrolled among the intellectuals. The fact is that ignorance is (Continued on Page Eight.) ;