Ada Evening News (Newspaper) - January 8, 1919, Ada, Oklahoma
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VOLUME XV. NUMBER 254ADA, OKLAHOMA, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 8, 1919.
TWO CENTS THE COPY
Clearance of Ladies9 Fall and Winter
Every Dress in our stock, including Serges. Satins, Taffetas and Georgette, reduced for early clearance.
LADIES* $15 DRESSES Special Clearance OCZ
LADIES* $25 DRESSES Special Clearance*}* | n QC
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LADIES* $35 DRESSES Special Clearance Price____
LADIES’ $50 DRESSES Special Clearance Price____
One Lot Ladies’ Silk and Serge Dresses Clearance Price S3
Special Reduced Prices on Ladies’ Coats, Suits, Skirts, W aists and Furs.
CONDITIONS AT BEHLIN I NSET- SIMPLE CEREMONIES MARK FI- j TEED. GOVERNMENT MOLDS NAL SCENES AT CHRIST
CHI HCH AND GRAVE.
tty Associated Presa
LONDON. Jan. 8. —Several hundred persons have been4 killed in
Berlin street fighting according to
the Copenhagen dispatch to Ae Ex
change Telegraph Co., but up to 2 o’clock this morning no details of
-conditions there had been received. The government seems at least provisionally to be master of the situa-| tion. Early Tuesday morning the Berain government moved troops outside the city. These are ready to enter according to the Exchange Telegraph dispatch. Field Marshal Von Hind-enburg is expected to have arrived at Berlin. Dislocation of telegraph ser-1 \ ice has prevented anything more than meager dispatches from getting to the outside world-
At tack Expected.
BERLIN, Tuesday. Jan. 7, 11:40 A. M. -At the present hour Sparta-cau forces are being mashed at several places where weapon* and armored cars have been concentrated. Gov-ernirn at forces are awaiting ntfack.
tty th*- Associated Presa
OYSTER BAY, N. Y., Jan. 8.— The body of former President Theodore Roosevelt was laid to rest today. It was committed to the ground at 1:43 p. rn. in the family cemetery plot overlooking Long Island Sound.
The body was carried into Christ Episcopal churuch shortly before one o’clock and the simple services were immediately begun. Mrs. Roosevelt did not accompany the body to the church nor to the burial ground but bade her last farewell to her companion at Sagamore Hill in the living room of the Roosevelt mansion. This morning’s snowstorm had given way to a brilliant sunshine as the automobile cortege started from Sagamore Hill to Christ church.
Thousands of people viewed the procession with bared heads. The home service lasted hardly more than fifteen minutes, while the rlt-mA before the altar was completed within twenty minutes after the casket was brought into the edifice. Simplicity was followed throughout, even to omission of the customary organ music while the Episcopal funeral service was being read. The former president’s body was carried to tile hearse by household servants. After the short coinmital service the body was committed to the r^ave already lined with concrete..
ALI JED LEADERS WORKING Oil REPORT SAYS LEM NE UNDER FIN AL DETAILS FOK PEACE ARREST. REIGN OF TFRROR
SESSION S. t X>NTI N TES.
By the Associated Press
PARIS, Jan. 8.—Informal conferences with entente statesmen which will lay the real ground work for the peace congress will begin Thursday. These conferences will probably be President Wilson’s only official activity prior to the beginning of the peace congress.
As the conference approaches it may be said that plans for a league of nations, freedom of the seas and disarmament are very indefinite. The coming conference will, among other things, probably decide the date of >tbe opening of formal peace sessions and the extent to which they will be open to the public.
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COPENHAGEN. Jan. 8. Nikolai Lenin*, Bolshevik premier of Russia, has been arrested at command of Leon Trotsky, minister of war aud marine, who has made himself dictator, according to a Moscow dispatcn to the Gothenburg (Sweden! Gazette.
Trotsky, according to the dispatch was prompted to make the arrest because of a difference of opinion with Lenine concerning Bolshevik reforms Lcnme desired to effect a coalition with the Mensheviki or moderates, while Trotsky wished to continue this reign of terror.
AM ATE I R WIRELESS
tty iii** Associated Press
ST. LOUIS. Mo., Jan. 8. Two thousand youths of st. Louis are anxious to know what the government will do about amateur wireless stations and tor this reason have brought the question to thus* in authority.
When the United States declared war on Germany amateur wireless stations were put out of business. A bill now before congress would place all wireless stations under federal control.
Those interested in amateur wifeless stations point out that the government obtained several thousand operators for wireless among these • amateurs. They assort also that barring amateur stations would curtail experiments and inventions.
OKLAHOMA PITY. Jan. 8.— Smashing all records foi quick aition, both branches of the Oklahoma legislature yesterday ratified the prohibition amendment to the federal constitution in the first three hours of the first day’s session of th** Seventh general assembly.
Bright and early this morning the enrolled resolution will receive the approval of Governor Williams aud Oklahoma, pioneer in the realm of prohibition, will take her place as e ighteenth in the list of states which have voted doom to the “demon rum.*'
Earlier in the day the Ohio assembly ratified the amendment, being the seventeenth state to act. Then came Oklahoma and then Colorado, as the nineteenth.
MORE TROOPS ARRIVE TROM FRENCH FRONT
1 tty th** Associated Press
WASHINGTON, Jan. 8.- The transport. President Grant, battleships Montana and South Dakota and the hospital ship Comfort have sailed I rom France for New York with 284 officers and 7,419 men.
More Tt*h»|>?* Arrive.
Newport News, Jan. 8.— The battleships Georgia and Kansas, bringing home from France 2,650 troops arrived here today.
A snug, lovely Sweater is an all important Garment in one’s wardrobe. On cold days they may be worn under a coat for added warmth, or are convenient for home or office wear in these times.
$ I Sweaters------------80c
$2.25 Sweaters _________$1.80
$3 Sweaters ----------$2.40
$4 Sweaters ----------$3.20
$7.50 Sweaters __________$6
$9 Sweaters -----------$7.20
$12.50 Sweaters --------$10
$ I Sweaters____________80c
$2.50 Sweaters __________$2
All Sweaters Reduced.
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WILL DEVELOP OIL FILLO AT STEEDMAN
GENERAL STRIKE IS
PROCLAIMED IN BERLIN
PARIS, Jan. 8.— (Havas Agency) During the fighting between tne Spartacans and the government supporters in Berlin on Monday, according to dispatches received here, the Spartacans entere dthe Chancellor’s palace, from w’hich they opened fire on the building of the Vorwaerts. Richhorn, the Spartcan police chief
is reported to bo fortified in the castle.
Serious fighting occurred in WU-helmstrass and a large number of Spartacans are reported to have been killed.
The independent Socialists have joined the Spartacans and proclaimed a general strike in Berlin. The majority Socialists and Democrats are supporting the government.
Cherry Bark Collab Syrup
Children like it because it tastes like Rich, Ripe. Red Cherries. The Flavor is fine, the effect is perfect.
When that live blond headed boy gets to coughing tonight give him some Rexall Cherry Bark Cough Syrup. The coughing stops instantly, and little blondy sleeps soundly and sweetly. Try Cherry Bark for the little folks. 30c, 60c, $1—and grown ups like it too.
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Your water bill is due. Service will be discontinued atter the 10th inst, and it will positively cost you $1.00 to have water turned on.
P H. DEAL.
CommiflsiOBer Public Works.
BRITISH REA I GERMANS
IN AIR RAID RECORD.
Tty Uh* A*s«x-iat***l lT*‘*>x
LONDON. Jan. S. British air raids upon German towns and military objectives during the last twelve months of the war we re nearly live times as numerous as the total number ot air raids made by Germany over Great Britain during more than four years of war. Tills comparison is shown by official figures which disclose that from October, 1917, until the signing of the armistice the British Royal Ail Force made 709 bombing raids o\er German territory. In all, more than 660 tons Of bombs were dropped on these raids.
The base of the Royal Air Force was at Nancy. The average distance covered by each squadron on a raid varied from 120 to 160 miles. Under favorable conditions dights of 200 miles and more were made on many raids.
Mitt*. AKERS* FUNERAL
I'ht* funeral ser\ ices of Mrs. W. VV. D. Akers, whose body was brought from Fort Reno Tuesday, will be held at the First Baptist church Friday afternoon at 1:30, Rev. R. E. L. Ford officiating. Interment at Rosedale cemetery.
The funeral was postponed until the time named pending tile arrival of Lieut. Homer Akers son of deceased.
R. P. Ford has purchased the lea.se and two wells on the Nannie Ford allotment at Steedman from (lathing Ai Moffitt and also the rig already on ’the ground and expects to begin (trill-' ing as soon as possible.
I The two wells on the lease were drilled a year or two ago and oil , was found at about 500 feet hut the quantity has never been ascertained. Mr. Ford expects to find out just w Hat there is in the field, which being oil tin4 railroad would be easy to handle. He thinks it will prove that the Allen field extends to Freedman.
W ILLIAMS SENDS NAMES TO
SENATE FOR CONFIRMATION.
OKLAHOMA CITY, Jan. s. Governor Williams said tonight that he had sent the names of Dr. F. B. Fife of Muskogee and J. G. Ralls of Atoka as members of the state Board of Education, and of J A. Roach of Atoka, J. J Savage of Hollis and C. L. Edmondson of Chandler as members of the State Board of Agriculture. to the Senate. This was one of the last things he did this evening. These ate appointments requiring senatorial action. The Senate will have until Jan. 13 to act upon them. Governor Williams said that so tar as he is concerned he is taking no part in a controversy said to exist and that in sending the names to the Senate he is doing only his duty under the constitution and law.
KILLS TEN PERSONS
DA MAGE SUIT SETTLED.
On a compromise with the Frisco railroad Vrs. Zimia Middleton of Franci sreceives $1,000 from the road for the death of lier husband, who was killed in an accident while in the employ of the company several months ago,
tty the Associated Press
PITTSBURG. Penn., Jan. 8.—Ten persons are (lead and a score of others injured as a result of a spectacular fire and explosion in the Film Ex-ehange building here late yesterday. Damage is valued at $1,000,000.
IVayer Service Celled Off.
Owing to the illness of the pastor, Rev. G. W. Beck, the mid-week prayer service at the Presbyterian church has bc*en called off for this evening.
The Eastern Star will hold a public installation of officers at the Ma* sonic hall Thursday evening.
SEN ATE < ON FIRMS
WIL]JAMS AS JUDGE
WASHINGTON, Jan. 7.—The senate today confirmed the nomination of Former Governor Robert L. Williams to be judge of the United States court for the eastern district of Oklahoma.
STON EW ALL AND ADA
WILL PLAY BASKETBALL.
The girls of Stonewall and Ada high schools will play a match game of basketball at Ada Friday evening, at 7:30. This will he one of the first games of the season and prom-t ises to be full of pep from beginning; to end. *
The odds and ends (the one® aud twos of a kind) of our Men’s Trousers are now marked at prices designed to effect a speedy clearance.
One lot Men’s Trousers, good assortment. Decisive Clearance Price —$2.45
One Lot Men’s Trousers, extra values. Decisive Clearance FYice_________$3.45
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