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Ada Evening News (Newspaper) - February 12, 1919, Ada, Oklahoma ©he Cheniller VOLUME X\7. NUMBER 284.ADA, OKLAHOMA, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 1919. TWO CENTS THE COPY three propositions i ou DAMAGES (iKltMANY MIST PAY FOH WAIL TOTAL OF 82*» REPORTED BY ARMY HKADQIJARTEK8 TO FEBRUARY 9. By th** Associated Picas PARIS, Feb. 12.- The reparation commission of the peace conference has before it, according to the Temps, three propositions as a basis for settlement of claims against Germany. The French proposal is to assess all damages to property, national and individual. in addition to the military expense outlay. The British proposal differs from the French only in that it gives no preference to any class of claims. The American plan opposes all demands excepting losses from pillaging and devastation by German armies. Total claims under the first two plans are estimated at a thousand billion francs, or $200,000,000,-000. By th** Associated Press WASHINGTON, Feb. 12.—A cablegram from American headquarters in France gave the total casualties in American forces in Siberia up to February 9 as ten officers and 314 killed, died of w ounds and disease, wounded and missing in action. These casualties are being published individually in regular casualty lists the department announced. Visit    Our    Read-to-IV Department We are receiving New Coats and Suits Daily from Bischof, Sunshine and Merit People, Ranging From $25 to $75 in Price STEVENS-WILSON CO. OKLAHOMA IO BE OKLAHOMA CITY. Feb. Parkinson, cattle man. of 12.—T. Wagon- BPBOAL COMMISSION TO IX A KS TIG ATK I/OSS KS AXD DAMA-GFS TO BK PAID. ROBERTSON TAKES STEPS TO SECURE REDIXTIOX OF COTTON ACREAGE. By the A—eclat«d Pre** PARIS. Feb. 12.—According to a Havas report it is believed that a special commission will be appointed to study the Belgian claims as has been done in the case of territorial problems. In addition to Marshal Foch, Marshal Betain and Field Marshal Haig, General Pershing and General Diaz will be present at todays supreme war council session. Let a Want Ad get it for you. That Photo lo Khaki Are the ones you had made permanent? Many of these Photos Will fade. Why not let us make one for you? We guarantee ours Permanent. Stairs Studio PHONE 84 OKLAHOMA CITY. Feb 12.— (Special)—Governor J. B. A. Robertson issued a proclamation Tuesday evening calling upon all farmers, merchants and bankers to assemble Saturday, Feb. 15, and devise ways and means to reduce the acreage of cotton and to send as many delegates as possible to a meeting to be held at Oklahoma City February 20th. There are visible eight million bales of cotton at this time and with a sixteen million bale crop this year cotton may not be worth over eight or ten cl nts. He urges farmers and business men to co-operate in this movement. TiRPir/ s c'OPSIX PUCO PX DER ARREST RY FRENCH AMERICAN. John Barrymore, the popular stage favorite, John Barrymore, is the star in the Paramount drama, On the Quiet. It is an account of the adventures of a happy-go-lucky youth in meeting the requirements that meant marrying the girl of his choice and her $20,000,000. LIBERTY The Social Follies will present the The Odeon will 'bT'thi i £>",ed>'- f Bogus Modiste. Rube  ___.»_    terns and Grace Connelly are feat ured. The picture program presents Ethel Barrymore in the romantic comedy, Our Mrs. McCresney. Ethel Barrymore is the most widely knowrn actress on the American stage and this is one of her best productions. PARIS. Feb.    12.—Paris courts have upheld a lower court sentence of life imprisonment for Arnold Holtz and an Austrian named Carmelich, for trying to recruit Abyssinian troops on the side of Germany. Holtz is said to be a cousin of Admiral von Torpitz. He was secretary of the German legation in Abyssinia in July, 1917. Rubber Goods —there’s great satisfaction in the fact that you can now buy a HOT WATER BOTTLE OR A FOUNTAIN SYRINGE which is guaranteed for TWO YEARS. KANT LEEK WATER BOTTLES KANT LEEK FOUNTAIN SYRINGES AMERICAN BEAUTY RUBBER GOODS MAXIMUM RUBBER GOODS are all • brands which are sold exclusively by us and guaranteed to give absolute satisfaction. WE CANT SEE HOW ANY PERSON CAN ENJOY HAVING THE “FLU” unless they have one or two HOT WATER * BOTTLES. REXALL—is the name—Rex—King and All all Rexall, King of All. Gtfin &-    Mays Drug Co. A ci. was the first Oklahoman to tile his credentials as a delegate to the Mid-Continent Section, at St. Louis February 25 and 26, of the National congress tor a League of Nations, under the auspices of the League to Enforce Peace. Members of the Committee on Organization from Oklahoma are: C. B. Ames, C. O. Blake, James J. McGraw, and Tom Wade. The Mid-Continent region comprises the states of Arkansas, Colorado, Iowa* Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska. New Mexico. Oklahoma and Texas. Besides the delegates named by the governor of the state there are to be representatives appointed by I mayors of all cities of over 5,000 population. Then, too, every church, college, business, civic and fraternal organisation within the state has been invited to name five delegates to the congress. The Committee on Arrangements has rented the t\yo largest auditor-: iutns in St. Louis for the congress MMSidhs scene of action during all of the convention save the closing night j session, a mass meeting in the Coliseum, which seats approximately IO,-OOO persons. William H. Taft, former president of the United States, who is president of the League to Enforce Peace, will preside and make the principal address. Other speakers are: Henry Morgenthau, former Ambassador to Turkey; Dr. J. Glennon of St. Louis; Dr. George Grafton Wilson, professor of international law at Harvard* University; Dean Charles R. Brown of Yale University; Joseph W. Folk. former governor of Missouri; Edward A. Filene, director of the Chamber of Commerce of til*1 United States; Frank P. Walsh, formerly joint chairman with Mr. Taft of the National War Labor ! Board; Mrs. Philip NL Moore, Presi-< dent of the National Council of Women: Mrs. ll. O. Garvey, past president of the Kansas State Federation; and Rev. Wallace M. Short, mayor of j Sioux City. la. Many of these brilliant thinkers and speakers are making a tour across the country speaking at the j nine sections of the National Con-5 press. National headquarters of the League is deluged with letters and telegrams from organizations in the nine congress cities begging for the use of the League speakers. In St. I/OUis the leading organizations are pleading for speakers and are arranging to entertain delegates to the congress. At the Mid-Continent regional headquarters, 4 20 Commercial Bldg., St. Louis, a placement bureau has t>een established to help delegates secure accommodations at hotels and boarding houses. This arrangement is in anticipation of a very large attendance and especially for the convenience of delegates who cannot be accommodated at the hotel to which they apply. WILL RESUME I. R. TRAFFIC IN SIBERIA By the Associated Press WASHINGTON, Feb. 12.— Acting Secretary Polk announced at the state department today that the United States now had accepted formally the Japanese proposal for restoration of railway traffic in Siberia. Under the plan which is already being made effective, the Siberian railway system which includes the Chinese eastern railway is to be op^ crated by an inter-allied commission with a Russian as chairman. The technical and economic management is to be in the hands of a technical board with John F. Stevens head of the American Railway Commission sent to Russia in 1917, as chairman. AT- IHE PLAT LAW VIOLATORS PROFIT GERMAN AMNESTIES. MUNICH, Jan. 12 (Correspondence of the Associated Press. I In the midst of its bitter fight with war profiteers and those who sell food through forbidden channels the Bavarian government has found itself seriously hampered by imperial amnesties, particularly by one issued in Berlin on December 3. This amnesty was so far-reaching and comprehensive that it freed virtually everyone • who had bren locktnl up for anything short of a capital crime. It was -fin amnesty for all crimes against military law, the punishment for which did not exceed a certain number of years of incarceration. The Ministry of Justice is now making every effort to have enacted a new set of laws, particularly aimed at profiteering and the unjust division and distribution of foodstuffs, which shall not be affected by any amnesties that may be issued in the future. As the situation now stands it will take little short of the death penalty that was proposed for profiteers recently to put a stop to the practice, as long as the Berlin politicians, regularly and systematically annul with their amnesties the most conscientious work of the courts. Spring Sewing Time At this time every one is interested in making new garments for Spring. We meet you now with a large stock of the latest Merchandise in piece goods and trimmings and with some extra specials. Dry Goods Section 4-4 Family Bleached Muslin, Yard 22c Very Beautiful School Girl Ginghams, Good quality. Yard____________23c Good^ heavy yard wide Percale. All Good Patterns. Yard __________29c All Wool yard wide Serge. 95c Yard. All Colors Spring Showing The most exquisite showing of Suits, Coats, Dresses and Hats, which give individuality to the wearer and you can assure yourself of being well clad in one of our latest models. Visit our Exclusive Ladies’ Ready-to-Wear Section. DEPARTMENT STORE PHONE 77 S.M. SHAW. PROP. Established in IMS AOA. OKLA. Methodist Announcements. Prayer meeting this evening at 7:30, conducted by a member of the Men’s Bible Class. Word from Rev. Crutchfield states that all members of his family are recovering from the flu. He hopes to be with us by next Sunday. Decision Day will be observed by the Sunday school about Easter time. Plans are being made which we hope will bring a deep revival to us dur ing the next eight weeks. On next Sunday Mr. Spencer will make a talk to the Sunday school on Decision day. Come to this service expecting to sing “old time” revival songs. “Prepare Ye the Way” by preparing self.    REPORTER. WEATHER FORECAST. Rainy and colder is the weather man’s idea of Thursday. Just Arrived By the Associated Brens MONTREAL. Feb. 12.- Sir Robert Borden, Canadian premier, now attending the peace conference, has been offered the British ambassadorship to the United States, according to reports in London newspaper circles, received by the Canadian press here. Bring in that picture and let me frame it for you.—C. A. Cummins. 1-15-tf DISCHARGING OF SOLDIERS IN UNITED STATES DISCONTINUED. NEW YORK. Feb. 12.—Col. J. R. McAndrews of the. army general staff made the statement here last night that there would he no further discharges of soldiers In the service in tho United States. Colonel McAndrews, who was accompanied by Lieutenant-Colonel R. H. Kimball, also of the general staff, stated that the number of soldiers serving in the United States has been reduced to the minimum needed for the maintenance of the military establishment and that discharges for the next few months at least, would be confined to men returning from overseas. During February, it was said, not more than 160,000 overseas troops would be returned for demobilization and not more than 200,000 w'ould be returned in March. The officers said that 300,000 would be the maximum for any one month thereafter and that this figure would be reached in few, if any, months. Children's New Spring Frocks A Variety of Bewitching Styles in Ginghams, Linen and Repp The materials of which they are made are of the very best grades. They will wash and wear. The manner of the making is the admiration of every mother who sees them. The styles are very charming indeed, simple affairs in plain colors, plaids and stripes. Some prettily smocked, others daintily embroidered, in a variety of combinations for Spring. Sizes 2 to 16. Priced from J1.50 to 15.95 A boys basket ball game between state normals at 35 cents is cheap. That is all you’ll have to pay tonight at the normal gym. Can you afford lo miss it,    2-12-11 The Surprise Store Established 1903 115-117 West Main St. Phone 117 ;