Ada Evening News (Newspaper) - December 27, 1919, Ada, Oklahoma
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VOLUME XVI. NUMBER 245
ADA, OKLAHOMA, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 27, 1919
THREE CENTS THE COPYWood Alcohol Is Killing Scores In East, Say the Federal Officers
EVIDENTLY PROHIBITION HAS ITS FLAWS AS WELL AS THE THING WHICH IT SEEKS TO ERADICATE.
WHEN LENINE’S SHIP COMES IN
SAY WK ARE TO ENTER THE GAME WITH A JUMP NEXT YEAR.
By the Associated Press
NEW YORK. IVC. 27.—Federal agents held authorities and police in
many cities in the East when stirred -
to action against traffic in whiskey' .. , ........
made from wood alcohol, following XHFfOS
a long wave of deaths in Massa- ^ "
chusetts and Connecticut^ The death list of victims in these states totaled at least forty-one today. Officials! _
declared it probable that there are* scores of unreported Cases from News* Special Service
coast to coast. A general warning! OKLAHOMA CITY, I Vc. 27.—Ac-has been issued to the officials co- cording to one of the best informed, operating in the fight, telling the "wheel horses*' of the democratic public of the danger now lurking party in Oklahoma, politics will in anything that passes for whiskey reach that stage popularly referred in saloons. < to by the newspapers as ‘‘the biling
Arrests were expected in New point" before the passing of the York today in connection with the next thirty days. In his opinion, deaths in Chicopee Falls and Holy- and it is always regarded highly by oke, Mass., and Hartford, Conn., as th** party leaders, the political ac-the result of three men found hit tivity in Oklahoma for the cam-hard by the poison drunk as liquor.' Paign of 1920 will be well under Four men are under arrest in Hart- way before the first of February, ford charged with murder. “We are not going to drift into!
_ - politics this year." he said, in comby the As*rM*ia**d Pw» venation with several visitors yes-
^ CHICAGO, Dec. 27.—County and, terday. "We are going in with a city officials here today joined in a Jump and this applies to both sides crusade against the selling of bever- the conflict. The activities of the ages containing wood alcohol, which ’ republican workers testify to the since July \ has killed approx!-; “act that they believe Opportunity is uiately thirty-five men. Four were knocking at their doorway. The in'hospitals today unconscious from scrap between Jake Hamon and Jim drinking wood alcohol and four died, McGraw for the national committee->esterday. man plum ought to be ample proof
„ . -- oi Iuy beI*cf. You can hardly pick
By :n« Pre** j up a republican newspaper without
CLEVELAND, Dec.27. Nine newjseeing reference to this or that or victims of wood alcohol poisoning *the other candidate for United were in Cleveland hospitals today j States senator on the republican rasing the week s total of suffer-j licket- The»r booms are launched ing from drinking the whiskey sub- ■ a^niost every rising sun and
stitute. In the same period three *bey are talking of some mighty
deaths have been attributed to den- ir00^ men. The raising of the light-
arured alcohol poison, placing the UUik r?d Johnson of Ard-
total deaths for the month at four- tUiore is another illustrates. lon of ,he 0 O. P.'s activity, and if
_«__ th,s were not enough, take notice
of the fact that two headquarters »o boost the aspirations of two candidates for the republican nomination for president have been opened here.
In my judgment we are going to be a? grips within a few, a very ew days. All those who have been familiar with the political campaigns of other years will be surprised at the rapidity with which the candidates will find their alignments. Of course,, as to results at
The Chamber of Commerce Stage Carnival Soon
The executive committee Chamber of Commerce met
SHERIFF at MOUNT CLEMENS, MICH., ANNOUNCES EAKLY ARREST OF MAN BELIEVED GUILTY.
By the Associated Press
MOUNT CLEMENS. Mich., Dec. 27.—As a result of further investigation into the slaying Wednesday night of J. S. Brown, son of a former Detroit millionaire. Sheriff William Cowell announced today that he was prepared to ask for a warrant charging the murder to a former close friend of the dead man.
The arrest, the sheriff stated, would be based on information obtained from Hon. H. Martin, brother-in-law of the slain man’s widow. According to Martin’s statement, Brown called at his home early Tuesday evening and told him of a
IF ALL AMENDMENTS PROPOSED TO CONSTITUTION ARE SUBMITTED PEOPLE WILL BE BEWILDERED.
By News* Special Service
OKLAHOMA CITY, Dec. 27.—If all the initiative and referendum amendments are submitted to the voters of Oklahoma at the next general election get on the ballot the voter will have to devote considerable time to intelligently passing upon the proposed constitutional changes. Among those possible are the following:
Ratification of national prohibition. (Authority to submit now
__pending in state supreme court; if
murder committed in Mount cfem-i °°u.rt rilles. a&ainst Petitioners the ens, and naming the man to be! typification is at once effective), charged. Other information in the! .House 509, the automo-
hands of the authorities today was a b*ie license tax law. (Status prac-statement by a farmer living onj Really the same as national prohi-the highway near the spot where' billon; to be effective after January Brown’s body was found, dead at the ** petitioners lose in supreme wheel of his automobile. The farm-* cow ct.)
er declares he saw Brown’s ma-j Anti-bandit movies; proposed by chine about 10:30 o’clock that night members of the state bar associe and that two persons occupied the; tion to make the production of
bank robbery, train robbery and other crime moving pictures a felony.
Consideration of courts. The I State Bar association’s plans for a centralization and standardization of all courts of the state.
I State millage tax Tor the support j of rural schools; advocated by as-| sociations of teachers as a means of averting the desertion of capable instructors from the ranks of edu-
Other Woman Told To Leave Foxy Husband
Mrs. N. J. divorce from
Isham tiled suit for! Cat^s'least one
her husband, G. M.
This is intended to create the coun-
dining room of the Harris '"Hotel "matter*hbut'81** <‘mir*‘lydR:
Us, evening and took up the dues- lh™ ,hT a, Vas, Th “oM
tion of staging an entertainment adage * rh* Viriv u-nrl * „.;i k Pi here to be held about the middle ‘early’ bird.” * of January, by means of which the Poliiir^i lifrhtnintr « .u
organizaton expects lo raise revenue a matter o, aett ihiv ln'.. T T With which to help carry on the Lure of speech T>uld h ?
work of the body during the coming profitable investment this year They
The Messrs. alines. city the guests of thei
Loud Christmas Costs Four Boys Several Dollars
Woman Killed By Katy Switch Engine at Atoka
Rose Preliminary Will Be Held on Next Tuesday
Constable Walter Goy ne brought
who are in th© theinKelvep toto tfae sky In four young men from Byrd’s Mill
leir sister are gi J,a ,7. T.7. Th*. sun Jhe >»‘8*«"Uy an a charge of being un-
It ^ Im the hull hclVU ti Ilk* nnifiv allyl htlorinna al » PL ©u*
by a switch terday afternoon
Isham, in district court yesterday, a. * ... ax
She is represented bv Wimbish & ty ot Chlckasa!'’ Tth Rlngl,ng as Duncan. lts countyseat, by drawing territory
Plaintiff alleges that she was mar- ^rom Carter, Love, Stephens and lied to defendant at Steedman on Jefferson counties. The district to February 17. 1917. That soon after be embraced in the proposed new their marriage defendant began to county would include all the aera ! neglect plaintiff and pay attention to of the Healdton and Hewitt oil ! other women. That his misconduct Helds now located in Carter county, caused talk in the community much Twelve-A, an amendment which i to the pain and humiliation of plain, has been before the people for sev-■ tiff. That when she remonstrated eral years. It proposes to divide I with defendant he told her to leave, upon a basis of school population ‘ and that she left him and remained instead of the proportion of cor-(away for a time, but upon his poration property within each coun-apoligizing and promising to do ty, the taxes levied upon public
> ou ny woman was killed! John Rose aud his two sons Will I S^e r®turned to bim, and utility corporations for school pur-
ch engine at Atoka yes-; and Ira, charged with killing Lorded — continued to live together. poses.
ta© guests OI ineir sister, are git* and fh , - . . ‘ \® wring un- terday afternoon was the report McLish near Blue Mound rhrUtmn* uunug ia« rewin iau
C‘rn'.val *ork ‘b! burnished and furbished un,ll Zv mlf JrTL’Tr' KISSI'*L\reachin* Ada “^ning. The Eve. were arraigned before Just!" I ??,!. 22?‘JS?.
That during the recent fall season Campbell Russell, member of the
until they mas tree on Christmas Eve.
other quo- four were Mack Colbert, Pee
“Manx .a , . annection: Hingham, M. Hugle and Roy
the members the necessary pointers en ” ViT feware chos- They entered their plea of guilty
mot with ---- . tation is apt in this connection: nincham. M Huela and Dnv vnrrt. . paine, reporting the aeci
um with the committee and gave
IL Tort tbe“ *° 80 abead W“h ^ bearing fhe'^clarioT no,^ i“14J“f*eeaAn<,ere0n'8 court and «»a'd
It is understood ,h», , six nights- Xn'arT‘"eUa‘'rafedKfT„,b',0re “‘he entertainment will be staged at the P rated from
ha" UDd7 ,'he. au«Pi®es of the MAHONS. KOTICK.
civic body and that a rare treat in
the way of entertainment for each *da , odeft v0 no A « x A By th* A-ociated Prw.
and every night will be provided. * ~ g N° A-
the goats." FRENCH PEOPLE DEMAND
LONDON. Dec. 27.
ifs' Ce^r'thf JOhn'* day„,at Wirnam^ former German crown was appointed to f . b ® ev^,ninK- Via- prince, will be included in the list
«>-operate with the secretary, o. N brethren especially invited, of persons whose surrender for trial
Walker, and as soon as arrand Befresb*n«nt*.—R. H. Gladwell, W. I is demanded by the French, accord-
dent to the Evening News. It is said that a baby also was injured. When the fast train on the main line of the Katy came into Atoka it struck a switch engine that had
ARREST OF FROWN PRINCE. entiye,>T c,eared th<i “aln line.
__ The engine was upset on a young
woman, who was about 20 years
Frederick!01^ iD,"an'ly- 11 ia
said tlmt the woman was still under the engine when the Katy train left for Ada.
Eve. were arraigned before Justice ~ ^ ZK a_c1fr' state corporation commission, who
Brown this morning on a charge of I defendant hL/ma cotton. That a»E0 js author of Twelve-A, initiated murder. They entered their pl!, of’ dfTda"ln b!252..w2 “.T amendment which provides that
as soon as arrange- M merits have been perfected a more detailed announcement of the proposed program will be published
Ardmore’s Police Chief Names a New Booze “Casinghead”
REVISED REPORT OX
ing to an unofficial report of a recent meeting between British law officials and French officials of military justice.
LONDON, Dec. 27. — The excrown prince, it is said, will be charged with criminal offenses, including looting and robbery with violence committed in France.
There appears to have been no further decision reached at the con-
. MENTO VISIT MASONIC EODCE
not guilty and their preliminary ex-] cif,? —IW«maK*igi a!1 slate elective and appointive of-
..------- • KenWZrsheTnT.yTo.dbXn«« ****** oatha^
to leave and that she would take ofHee that they have never gambled care of defendant.” That when plain- n0r een ,ntoxicated f°r a period tiff told defendant what the other of one year prior to their induction woman had said, he did not deny into office- 11 a,fi0 Provides that anything, but told her to go to her n0 “ember of the state corporation son’s home. Whereupon plaintiff left eemmtesioa nor the chief oil and defendant. gas conservation officer of the state
Plaintiff alleges that defendant!shaB engage in the oil business, has neglected her and failed to sup- either as an owner or a speculator.
amination was set for hearing next Tuesday at IO o’clock. The defendants are represented Dy King & Crawford.
William Isaacs, who was dangerously shot at the time McLish was killed, was resting well at last accounts and the chance for his recovery are now said to be favorable.
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ARDMORE. Okla.. Dec 27 - Ard- WASHINGTON, Dec. 27.—The re- fer<ince with regard to the case of!*™!,"* #°f January 5, ac-
mor.* i>olice headquarters has been vi8t“d rflPort on naval decorations to dormer Emperor William. ' I C S?ms a^rc^of Th TgH puzzled /or th© last few days bv b*“ raad« by the Knight board after A ful1 Hat of the men whose stir- v“f; ’ wrefJbe lodge.
the appearance of a new drink which il su, v<>’ aB the facts will be tender wil1 be demanded has been _ . . ! s W,.M L. Conner,
In cases that hav© corn© under ob- acet“P,ed* Secretary Daniels said to- completed and the steps which are
sedation have produced violent day He add*d that he would either to be taken to insure their sur-
braiii storms. No deaths have result- f°rward the report to the president render have been decided upon,
ed from the drink. or af*t for the president in acecpt- One or two questions still out-
ln the absence of a scientific an- inK standing will be submitted to Pre-
alysis Chief of Police Chancellor ,* Daniels disclosed that he had mler Lloyd George and Clemenceau has nicknamed it "casinghead.” 11!, letters from Admiral Henry when they meet in Paris next
--* -B. Wilson, commander of the At- month
WIN NIP Et; LABOR LEADER I i“n!l5 Ll3et' aad formerly command-__*
Th. Masonic lodyc of Ada will I !f'K ,',ook. pofl'"LS8lon, ot ‘he station have dietinttuished visitors on the] J® 'r»n^8Iberian txliway, ac-,1
SIIIKKIA «F I pen her and that „fe wUh hlm lg
unbearable. She asks for divorce . . . ...
Br th. AMori.iisi | from defendant and *500.00 alt- American JaZZ NOW
p \r»to rv a. ty i • ♦ mony And tho costs of this action, iiTfiL
! ~ o;'®ry sli,“ als» asks for the restoration Gaming Favor With
socialists have tormedi a committee I of her former name N J Frank* government at Irtust, Siberia, where ' J“ *rapks-
the All-Russian government of Ad-! * .
mlral Kronstadt established its head-! RTI I 11 ll finniirn ~~
quarters after being driven from I I Al IA RI MUplllpli Ry the Acetated Press
Omsk, according to news received in 111HLIHR I I1LIVII LII MEXICO CITY, Dec. 27.—Ameri-
French circles today. The revolution-! _ music which until recently
has been received coldly by the
The Mexican People
GUTH I’KMTKNTI A UY THRM I L.t'i uJUL *1?^. a“d Rear Ad‘ OI,I)E8T MAN IN AMKIUCA
By th* AMKiciatad Frm
WINNIPEG, Canada, Dec. 27.— Sentence of two years imprisonment was given here today to R. B. Russell, one of the labor leader# in the recent general strike here. Russell was found guilty of seditious conduct.
DIED IN OHIO YESTERDAY
tniral Henry T. Mayo, who commanded the Auantic Beet during ___
the war, supporting the position By th* AMoeUt«d Ptm« taken by Rear Admiral Sims and PARKERSBURG, W. Va., Dec. 27.
others in regard to the decoraUons. The letters called attention to cer-tain inequalities la the published list, utd recommended a review of specific cases.
—William Peyton, ons of the oldest men in the United flutes, died yesterday at Little Hocking, Ohio. near Parkersburg, at the age of one honored and twenty-eight years.
the most warship!i^l grand master of Oklahoma. J. H. Patterson, senior grand warden, and Hon. Win. Perry Freeman, the prince of all Masonic entertainers. It is understood that neighboring lodges will be invited to meet with the Ada lodge on that evening and that a large crowd is expected to be present.
cording to the information. STATE BANK A*V KINTA
MEETS OTHER HEADS
Mexican public, is gaining in favor and no dance program or cafe concert here is nowT complete unless it includes three or four selections reminiscent of Broadway’s whining
Superintendent Bradley has called a meeting of the Methodist Sunday School Council to be held In the Sunday school rooms of the church tomorrow morning at 9:15. Missionary puns and'pled gee will be discussed at this time and all teachers and officers of the Sunday school are urged to be present.
n . HARD HIT BY BANDITS By the Associated Press _
ny the AasoctattMi Pro&s I ROME Dec 26 Premier MifH 8a*°ph°nes and syncopated pianos.
OKLAHOMA CITY. Dec. 27.—' will Ko to Undon f^Ttm. .nj’The reason for the slowness with Robbers entered the State Bank of from that city will return to p!ria "’hiCh ,he c’*pilal haa succumbed to Kinta, Haskell County, Oklahoma.! to attend the meeting of the Allied the iazf 18 that the latter P°ssesses late Thursday night or Friday Dreminrs amt none of toe rhythm and seductive
morning and escaped with $1,000 in Liberty Bonds.
Officials of the Kinta bank discovered their loss Friday morning.
The report was received today by Eugene D. Count, secretary of the Oklahoma Bankers’ Association. According to the account given, the entire vault was ruined by dynamite, one side of it being completely tout away. ^
Fair tonight and Sunday, not much change in temperature. *
premiers and foreign ministers / . e i ay turn ana seam
which is expected to be held next! SI* ^nanVT MeJican “usic> n<?r
week, according to a story in a local whilh i. ^1- „ ?UJ?*an mu8lC
newspaper. It is stated that the premier believes he would be able to come to an undetftandjng with British premier on problems
closely affecting Italy.! I
The premier will do his best to have the supreme council agree that the allied and associated governments will recognise Italy’s sover-elgnty over Italian towns, first of all Flume and they will accept the result of negotiations between Italy Jufco-SIatla, the newspaper con-
which is next in popularity.^^^^ ■hi Bands and orchestras abound here. . The Mexican is a natural musician ^^^and the songs that have been writ-l-il^ton for him range from the mild iii rebel chant of the “La Curacacha” h^to toe dreamy, romantic "Beautiful Mexico.”
HH Concerts are given in the parks. IlggAlthough teamed “popular” they are |lfedmade UP tor the most part of grand llllll opera selections and American rag-^fflttoie as yet has not found a place Mon such programs. The Mexican is ggSgga lover of classical music.