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Ada Evening News (Newspaper) - February 20, 1919, Ada, Oklahoma Htifl Cbemnct Jtetos VOLUME XV. NUMBER 291. ADA. OKLAHOMA. THURSDAY. FEBRUARY 20, 1919. TWO CENTS THE COPY are more Critical than ever about Quality these days ATTACK TOWN KIKO! ISI Ne* ARTILLER*’ IX ASSAULT OX KOTTKKOP IX \Y MKTPH A LIA. Iv KL! Kb' SENT. Especially In Hats With material and labor higher it is more necessary than ever to look closely tor values. Our new Spring STETSONS not only are “style” distinctively, but they have unexcelled wearing and holding quality. They keep their shape as long as they last. Let us show you the assortment we have selected for your approval. STEVENS-WILSON CO. A} the Associated Press I COPENHAGEN, Feb. 20, Sparta-I can forces are bombarding the town of Hotterop in Westphalia with artillery. according to a message rec* here from Muenster. Assistance for Rotterop’s defenders is being sent from Muenster, the message adds. GENERAL ANI) SURGEON GENERAL INSIST CONDITIONS NOT HAI) AS REPRESENTED. COMMANDER OF RUSSIAN EXPEDITION SAYS REPORTS EXAGGERATED. BOLSHEVIK! HAVE ARMY OE MILLION IAF! HbfrUvON AND ALLEN AM ERH AX DELPXi ATES, i ON FLR. M L KT-ING UNCERTAIN. MIU. LIKELY BE KEADY TO RE TURN TO LABORS IN KOUR OR FIVE DAYS. By the Associated Pres* PARIS, Feb. 20.—Geo. D. Herron arrived here today from Geneva and is rn consultation with William Allen White, his colleague in the proposed conference with Russian factional governments on Prince’s Islands. There is still no definite announcement concerning plans for the meeting but in ideations are that either the original program or some other form of conference with the various governments either individually or collectively will be arranged by the entente powers. Removing Paint From Glass. Ordinary commercial ammonia is a quite efficient remover of paint, especially from glass. Apply with a cloth swab. Within 15 or 20 minutes the paint will Im* <o softened that it may easily Im- rid !*ed ufT with a putty-knife «*r n roars** fabric. By the AnuMR-laOd Press PARIS. Feb. 20. Premier Cle-meneeau, according to latest reports i this morning, was In satisfactory condition, no fever haring developed from his wounds. It was stated at his residence at ti:30 that he had passed a restful night. The enforced inaction is weighing heavily on the premier, however, and the doctors find him a difficult pa-! ti* ut. He insisetd on receiving vis-! itors all day yesterday and in dis mss-ins events with Foreign Minister Dichon. As he converses with those around him he gives the impression that he will be in his’chair at the peace conference sittings within fou or five days, for he keeps repeating. “it is nothing/” \-lla> Examination of Wound. DARIS. Feb. 20. An X ray examination of Premier Clemenceaii’s 'wound has just been taken for development later. A bulletin upon the I result is expected to be issued late? jill the day. Two Bites and a Sup. While many of < iir familiar compart- ■.    Stone    for Rosaries. f,ons have been c rapped by modern    The rosaries sold at Kandahar sire conditions, new comparts* ms are tak*i extensively manufactured from soft, ing their places—for example:    “As!    cr vitalized silicate of magnesia. This quickly over as a movie meal.”—Boa*) is quarried from a hill* about ton Transcript. LONDON. Jan. la. (Correspond-enoe of the Associated Press) Russian Bolshevik! have a well equipped aud disciplined army of one million men and will hale doubled its size ami effectiveness in another six or ■ seven mouths, says tile Rev. Cyprus Richard Mitchell. American Young Men’s Christian Association secretary who was in charge of the association's work al Kazan on the Volga river and who has returned from Russia alter fifteen months of service in I Bolshevik Russia. Dr. Mitchell has just filed his re- | port on the Russian situation as it ! applies to the American Y. M. C. A. work with the headquarters for the I United Kingdom here. The gravest danger to the Bolshevik J eg i me, Dr. Mitchell believe#, is famine, ll the Bolshevik! can feed Russia for The next six weeks, they will continue ill power indefinitely is the conclusion reached by Dr. Mitchell. “lf the Bolshevik! can hold con-icol until the end of February they J will probably carry on tor another 12 months.” he said. “In spite of the fact that I am not a Bolshevik, I do i | not believe it is possible for any non-Bolshevik party or combination! to overthrow the Bolshevik! without I a very liberal allied assistance. But the Bolshevik! have no right in Poland. . Should the allies take control from the Bolsheviki and hand it oxer to uon-Bolsherik Russia. I ques- i tion vary seriously whether these oth- | er parties could keep peace among t themselves for more than a few , months. The thing that makes the | alllanet*s ,s Russian situation so difficult is the j fact that the Russian peasant and the ; Russian wark map will not fulfill his usual obligations, or carry on his work. He is lazy, selfish and refuses to espouse the cause of either the Bol- j shevik or non-Bolshevik. I know this I to be true in the conflict between the I Bolshevik! and Czechoslovaks along . the Volga and I have abundant evidence to inspire* me to believe that this is true all over Rulsia. “It seems as if the capable and efficient Russian women will have to stem the floor! of disoider and compel this Russian tumult and chaos to take on order and power. It is there. It will come. But it will come slowly ami only atter the heart of Russia Is tortured by the tragedy of its present situation which it has not yet fully began to feel and realize. Today and tomorrow morning it is theatricals, the outpouring of the native dramatic instinct of the Russian, but tomorrow noon will begin the serious sober reality to which we can build an international structure.” By the Associated Press WASHINGTON, D. C., Feb. 20.— Health conditions at Brest, France, »ived ! general camp conditions and handling of troops through that camp received the “highest praise from all who inspected them since the first day,” General Pershing reported today to the War Department as the result of recently published stories and a congressional witness describ-j iug Brest conditions as terrible. General Pershing aud the chief • surgeon and inspector general of the I A. bl. F. all personally inspected the camp during the month. Total j deaths among transients and permanent garrisons at Brest from Nov. 12, 1917. to Feb. 7. 1919, were 1,311. Over 900,APO men entered France via. I Brest and over I€0,000 left the same way. Pershing’s report says. By the Associated Pres* WASHINGTON, Feb.    20.—Col. Geo. F. Stewart, Commanding American troops in Northern Rcssia, today cabled the war department: “Alarmist reports concerning condition of troops in Northern Russia are not warranted by facts.” LEAGUE OPPONENTS SAN FRANCISCO, Cal., Feb. 19.— The gentlemen in the Senate who I are setting out to defeat this league ■ of nation* are those I would not trust | over night.” former President WU-! ham ii. Taft said here today at a luncheon iii his honor by civic organizations as a part ot the program of the Pacific Coast Congress of the; League to Enforce Peace. “They are citing the Constitution as an argument against it,” continu-j ed Mr. Tpft. “i revere and worship that great instrument and it is a new j story to me if lim Constitution prevents this people from praying their part in bridging peace and order and happiness to ourselves and the oth-! er peoples of the world. “This is not u political question, j God forbid. I am glad President WB- j son went lo Europe because he went bearing a promise of a league of nations. “The application at this time of the doctrine of avoiding entangling reactionary to the extent of delaying world ptxicc IOO years. “The question at this time is whether the whole great plan of the league of nations is to be defeated because we can’t get a two-thirds majority of our senate for its ratification.” ff Turn To The Right The Right Place To Trade SHA W’S New Shipment of Box Coat tailored Coat Suits up to date and high class. Moderately Priced. FREE ADVICE ON INCOME TAK MAHER!! Let a Want Ad get it for you. That Photo In 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 JU thirty miles northwest of the city, where soapstone and antimony are also obtained in considerable abundance. The stone varies In color from a light yellow to a bluish white, and is generally opaque. BERGER DENIED NEW TRIAL BY I Vita! Statistics of Japan. According to statistics recently pub- By tile Annodated Dress j CHICAGO, Feb. 20. Federal Judge Landis today refused to grant a new trial for Victor L. Berger, congressman-elect from Wisconsin and j socialist leaders convicted on ges of violating the espionage distributed among 10,241,851 dwellings a<^ 5.7 Der cent habitation. Compared fished the population of Japan proper j    g on December HI, 1917, was 57,WK.373, charKe8 in or o.# per with the census of 1916, a growth ]M>pulation of 799,096 Is seen. ’Ibis rate of increase exceeds 14 per cent. Fresh cakes and pies baked daily. Ada Steam Bakery, next door to postoffice.    2-19-3t Rexall Rheumatic Remedy An excellent remedy for ordinary Rheumatism, containing the well known ingredients Potassium acetate, Potassium Iodide, Sodium Salicylate, Colchicum Root, Oil Wintergreen. 1-4 PINT 50c 1-2 PINT $1 Guaranteed to Give Satisfaction. Victrolas on Easy Payments—Late Records. Gtfin GrMays Go. Rexall Agents    Liggett’s    Chocolates WO! LD ENJOIN TELEPHONE COMPANY IX RATE MATTEK OKLAHOM A CITY, Ok., Feb. 19.— I Attorney General Kneeling this even- I ing tiled application in the Oklahoma County District Court for injunction 1 against the Southwestern Bell Tele- j phone company charging and collecting certain charges on long-distance service as per schedule inaugcrated by the Postmaster General. Hearing on the application was set for Feb. 26. The Attorney General is asking for a temporary as well as permanent restraining order. The question of whether the act of fixing charges is a thing the government can do in exercising police power over public service utilities will be presented to the court by Mr. Freel-ing. The act of the government taking control under certain conditions is not questioned, bm he claims the making and enforcement of rates violates an order of a state tribunal with jurisdiction over intrastate business. Get ready for th** Income Tax man. He will arrive in Ada, Okla., on Monday. Feb. 2 4 and will be located at A re ade hot**!, where lie can be consulted without charge. “Bring in your figurer, your problems, your doubts, and your question.” is his invitation contained in the announcement of his coining visit. Collector of Internal Reveue, Hubert L. Bolen, is sending one of his deputies, T. J. Galloway, solely to help people In this vicinity to determine their individual liability and to comply with the law’s requirements as to 191X incomes, j His office hours will he from 9 a. in. to 5 p. na. each day, and he will j remain in town until the close of ' business on Thursday, Feb. 27th. “This free advisory service,” writes ' Collector Hubert L. Bolen, “is plan-j nod for those who are required for the first time to consider their liability and to make sworn returns. “Many thousands who were not affected by the prior Federal laws taxing incomes must this year file returns. Here are the requirements: “Every unmarried person who had a net income of $1,000 or over during 1918; and every married person who. together with wife tor husband) and minor children, had a net income of $2.DOO in 1918. “The advice and services of the Deputy Collector are entirely free, and he is authorized to administer the oath required on returns, free of charge. Persons who are taxable should make payment when filing j their returns by attaching check or money-order. “This tax Is a war burden; it is a part of the price of victory, the greatest victory that the world has known. I believe the people of this j District will meet it fully; and I am { offering every facility of my office to aid them to determine their individual liability.” SHORT OE EQUIPMENT PARIS, Jan. 23.— (Correspondence of Tile Associated Presa)— France, as a result of the war, finds itself short of 3,000 locomotives and I OO.OOO cars, while the transportation material that is still nominally on the active list is badly out of repair. The shortage of rolling stock has become very acute lately, for the number of locomotives and cars out of commission for various defects has increased since July last by IO and 30 per cent respectively. To meet the growing difficulties in the matter of repairs, the state mu-i nition factories at Lyons, Toulouse and Roanae have, since the armistice been turned with all speed into railroad repairing shops. The French government has long hesitated to place orders in the United States, whefe alone new rolling stock could be procured, for fear ot depressing Hie French rate of exchange unduly; but the country’s needs became so pressing that orders have now been given, it is understood for purchasing 800 locomotives and 32.000 cars, while 27.000 American cars that were to have been shipped to France for the use of the American Expeditionary Force have also been acquired. Perhaps the biggest task before the French transportation experts is tlje restoration of the destroyed railway tracks in the invaded part of France. | An army of 75,000 workers w ill be engaged on this great work for niontTis. It includes the reconstruction of fourteen tunnels and 16.000 bridges, for which 50.000 tons of I metal are required. In addition, hundreds of miles of main and branch lines have been temporarily “borrowed” for military purposes from elsewhere, and must now be relaid. The departments affected have been divided up into sections, for each of which a “chief reorganizer” has been appointed. Each of them has been required to give an undertaking that he will have his section in proper working order as regards transportation, in the course or the present year. An appropriation of 120.000.000 francs has been made by the government to enable the railway companies to purchase rolling stock for urgent public needs. The minister of Public Works has declared that, in his view, the restoration of France’s Northern and Eastern railway systems should be made a first charge upon the war indemnity to be paid by the enemy. Dry Goods New Silk Stripe tissue ginghams now on Sale The Yard_____________________________75c The Latest Word In Oxfords Queen Quality and other good lines for women. Moderately Priced. $5 and $7.50. Men's Clothing Reduced Means money in your pockets. See use before Buying. Men's Khaki Shirt Special Former Price $1.65. $1.25 DEPA RTM ENT S TORE PHONE 77 S.M. SHAW, PROP. Established In 1962 AOA, OKLA. PEACE CONFERENCE Ii Bv tho Associated Press LONDON. Feb. 20 - The peace conference at Paris has decided to adjourn as the result of yesterday’s attack upon Premier Clemenceaii, says an Exchange telegraph dispatch from Parte this morning. There will be no session today, the dispatch adds. CHANGE OF VENUE OF FORD’S UBEL SUI! DETROIT. Mich., Feb. 20.—By agreement of counsel the million dollar libel suit brought by Henry Ford against the Chicago Daily Tribune was transferred today to Mount Clemens. Macomb County, Michigan. The trial date will be fixed later. City Life. City life is a fierce, mental struggle between neighbors, each of whom is trying to shove the lither into the country to raise more produce and lessen the demand for city conveniences, so that living in the city will be cheaper and better.—Chicago News. See Mary Bickford at the can Theatre Friday, Fob. 21. Ameri- Stgns ot Mourning. In Italy the women wear white garments to show their grief, and Hie men clothes of brown hue. In China white is used for mourning by both sexes. In Turkey, Syria. Cappadocia and Aria* nia celestial blue is the* usual tint. In Egypt yellowish brown, the hue of the dead leaf, is deemed proper; and in Ethiopia the natives wear gray as the emblem of mourning. Let a Want Ad get it for you. WILSON EKPEC1E0 IO ARRIVE IIIIIIIUIIIIIIIIIII We Invite you to Inspect The New Models in By th** Associated Press    • BOSTON. Feb. 20. The steamship George Washington carrying President and Mrs. Wilson will reach this harbor about I P. M„ Monday, according to a radio message from the vessel to First Naval District today. Attractions of Treves. It Is as an ecclesiastical city that Treves Is particularly interesting. In that famous cathedral are the remains of 25 archbishops and electors ami four bishops. Among its treasures is a legendary nail from the Cross, and the famous Holy Coat, given th** cathedral by St. Helena. In 1891 an exhibition of the Coat attracted more than 2,000,000 pilgrims. Another attraction for pilgrims Is the grave of St. Matthias in one of tin* ancient churches--tho only grave of an apostle in Germany. Pi INDIAN HIEL REPORTED FAVORABLY IX SENATE WASHINGTON, Feb. 19.—With minor amendments, the senate Indian committee today reported favorably the annual Indian appropriation bill appropriating $115,000,000, an increase of $840,000 over the house bill. AT THE PEAY It Depends. Whether a woman Is good-looking depends largely on whether you are speaking of her face or to her face.— Wilmington News. LIBERTY. The Million Dollar Dolls appear in a brand new program and one of the best of the week. The picture program presents Mae Gaston and Francis Ford In the wonderful drama The Craving. AMERICAN. The Cruise of the Make Relieves is a pretty romance and in it Lila Lee teaches poor young girls to sail away to happiness. An unusual picture and one that young and old will appreciate. Use Your Knowledge. It is a self-evident fact that th** peo-o who know the most do not always accomplish the moat. And that is because many do not know, how to use their knowledge. It Is like ,nlrU'' in the ground Instcn.l of bein* invested nnd bon ring a good Interest. IV. not trust for your success to knowing things, for it depends instead on your knowing how to use what you know. Jack of All Trades. Edinburgh ouce enjoyed the distinction of possessing the most prolix signboard on record: “John Main, Stationer. Bibles, Testaments, Psalms, Hymns, I*rayer Rooks. Catechisms, Proverbs, Books, new and old, In various branches of literature. Money or exchange for old Books; Papers, Pens, and Ink; Wax and Wafers; Blackheads, Hair and Hair Pencils; Coloured Books, Memorandum Books, Religious Tracts. Books neatly bound, on moderate terms.” OD-tfRT CORSETS Front Laced, for SPRING AND SUMMER They are of first importance in giving correct lines to the figure. Their design is artistic —producing a symmetrical, graceful figure having artistic proportions and good to look upon. There is a MODART model for each type of figure. A trial fitting will show you the perfect results we can give you, so corset comfort, health and style may be yours. Priced from $3.50 to $12.00 The Surprise Store Established 1903 J15-117 West Main St. Phone ;