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Ada Evening News (Newspaper) - January 17, 1919, Ada, Oklahoma evening VOLUME XV. NUMBER 262. ADA, OKLAHOMA, FRIDAY, JANUARY 17, 1919. TWO CENTS THE COPY Clearance Style 0014 of Ladies* —Coats —5uits —Dresses Substantial Price Reduction on every Fall and Winter Garment in the Store— many at less than wholesale cost FIRST SHOWING OF SPRING MERCHANDISE Ladies’ Spring Suits and Dresses just received from New York —take a look STEVENS-WILSON CO MINE SIS FRENCH SHIP SHV KHAL HUNDRED M>SK LIVES AS RESULT OF AOCIDEXT IN Al KDITKRR A N EAN* By ilu% Associated Press ROME. Jan. 17. The French steamer Chaproi has struck a floating mine in the strait of Mesina, sinking in a few minutes. Five hundred passengers, mostly Creeks and Russians, were drowned. Another steamer saved about 150 of those aboard. HOODIE TRIAL Testimony in the Roddie case will j probably all be in late this afternoon. At the hour of going to press the de- j tense was nutting character witnesses on t» and. Most of Saturday j will p:    Ay    be taken up w'ith argil-! ments by the attorneys. The state rested its case Tuesday \ afternoon and several witnesses for ! the defense testified. Mrs. McGraw j testified that she helped cut the clothes off of the deceased and was with him practically all the time, un-j til his death w'hich occurred about 8 < o’clock. She stated that he w’as in his shirtsleeves and that she saw nos AGREEMENT REACHED It E-T\YEEN RMTI AND (JERMAN DELEGATES. By tlio Associated Press * AMSTERDAM, Jan. 17.—The armistice between the allies and Germany has been extended, an agreemnt to | that effect being signed by Mathias Erzberger, German armistice commissioner at Treves, late Wednesday, according to a Berlin dispatch re- MKS. GEORGE Mf PATTERSON DEAD Mrs. Annie Belle Patterson, wife •f G. W. Patterson, died at an early hour this morning at their home on tfce Fischbeck place near Ada. Death resulted from an attack of pneumonia. Funeral arrangements have not keen announced. Deceased was 33 years of age and leaves her husband and three children. TNE CHEERFUL CHERUP »    i I listen to the. wind*blown trees Thvt sob so softly tJl ni$kt long . How brfcve they fcre. I fc.lwh.ys think, To turn their mourning into song JTC*"'1 DEEP TESTS FDR ALLEN OIL FIELDS MORE 1TRLICTTY FOR PEACE CON FEREN CE PIMM 'CEDI NGS Ll KELA TO RESULT. By tho Associated Press PARIS. Jan. 17. At the instance of President Wilson, the supreme inter allied council decided today to hold in abeyance the proposed rule Tor virtual secrecy regarding its deliberations. beyond information giv-{en in official statements. It was also decided to request the president that 'representatives from Great Britain, the United States and Italy to present some plan for reporting the meeting. The plan will he presented to the peace delegates tomorrow. PARIS, Jan. 117. The question concerning Russia cotinues to be the j most important before the supreme •council of the peace conference. The problem at present concerns how and when she shall be represented before the conferenc. for the prevailing [opinion is that she must be repped (sented. The position of the council today as regards publicity methods 'are considered as likely to he modl-j fled and it was believed tile press will bbe admitted Saturday to hear President Poincare's speech to the full assemblage. MOB KILLS weapon of any kind on or about him. \ Mr. Hicks testified that when Barton jceived here-saw Roddie he raised his left hand but could not tell whether it was meant for a blowr or not, but that h seemed to be grabbing at tile gu that Roddie had. He stated tin there were three shots. Joe McElreath testified that four V shots were fired and on hearing the first shot he immediately ran across j tin1 street to see what the trouble 1 was. Barton began to fall about the third shot and was falling back all the time. When Barton fell he helped carry him to the sanitarium and there helped cut his clothing, hut he j cl iii not see any weapon. Mr. Estillei testified that he saw Barton leaning j against one of the show windows of    ,    _i_ the Hollow' building. Ile saw    Bar-    I ton’s left arm coming up from    his    I    Bu*    Associated    Proas side, also saw' Roddie with gun    in    BERLIN,    Jan.    17.- hand. Was one of the first to get j kneeht and Rosa to Barton after he had fallen. John Rawls testified that Barton was in Bart Smith’s drug store getting some change off of the counter and that Roddie passed by and looked in and when Barton saw Roddie he made an attempt to strike Roddie and saw Roddie pull a gun out of his pocket, and he warned him not to do that and about that time Roddie had fired. Final Clearance r * *f    IT    '    W    '    ij, All Ladies's Coats and Suits t -■    Ut    w    ■ ’& v>' 5 * Children's Included DO NOT LET THIS PASS— ALL HIGH GRADE MERCHANDISE Ll ERK NHC'IIT AND ROSA LUXEMBURG MEET VIOLENT DEATHS IN REI ILIN. Dr. Karl Lieb-Luxemburg have been killed. When it became known yesterday Liebknecht and Rosa Luxemburg were at the hotel Eden in the western part of Berlin a crowd congregated and stoned the building defeating an attempt by the troops to save Fraulein Luxemburg. She was beaten into insensibility and thrown into an automobile. A few' blocks down the street a man boarded the He stated that he drew’ his own pistol running board of the car and shot and that he and Walter Coyne made j her through the head. Liebknecht The people of the Allen district, like those in the Graham district, have for a long time past been firm believers in their aoontry as an oil territory. It now seems that every effort is being made to give this district a fair test and decide once and for all if there is really oil in paying quantities to be found in that neighborhood. A prominent oil man w*ho is in a position to know the existing conditions, advances the theory that oil in large quantities will be found if drilling will go deep enough. This man thinks that paying sand will be struck at a depth of about 2.800 feet. One well, the Stabb-McMann was drilled to a depth of 2,100 feet and struck two I land. have reached an agreement FAMOUS MUSICIAN WILL HEAD NEW UA RI NUTT OF RESTORED NATION, By the AfWodCtM Press PARIS, Jan. 17.—Ignace Jail Pad-erew’ski. polLh leader, and General Pilsurski, military dictator of Po- good sands, one at a depth of 1,100 and the other at 1.600. The well now has stray sand and salt water. It is the general belief that the sand was just missed and that another test will be made in a different location. - Ardmoreite. Fair and warmer is forecast for Saturday. the weather! Baby’s Dimples We    know how to get ’em. Phone for appointment. Stairs Studio PHONE 34 WILSON’S RELIEF Bill TO SENATE By th** AWR'Ittrd Pr**xi* WASHINGTON. Jan. 17. The House bill appropriating $100,000,-000 desired by President Wilson to relieve starvation in Europe and check the Bolshevists was reported to the Senate today by Democratic leader Martin with the endorsement of the appropriations committee. Senator Martin announced he would call up the measure tomorrow' and leaders of both parties predicted its prompt passage. whereby cabinet reconstruction with Paderewski at the head is expected soon, according to a Statement given out at Polish national headquarters here tonight. F PRESCRIPTIONS I —now just a word in regard to your —prescriptions. we fill any kind from any Doctor. — now and then a prescription calls for something that we have not. In that case we get it at once. - however we rarely ever are out of what is wanted. —we make filling your PRESCRIPTION our main business. Soda Water, Fountain Pens, Stationery, Hot Water Bottles, and everything else is only secondary to filling PRESCRIPTIONS. “JUST WHAT THE DOCTOR ORDERS.” Rexall Remedies_Liggett’s    Candies Grtiri    Mays Drug Co. A good crowd of farmers and town people met at the City Hall this afternoon to organize a County Council, an organization to foster better farming, better business and a more prosperous county in general. John M. White, former district agricultural agent for this district and now agent for the eastern district, is here to assist in the organization. Prof. D. T. Meek, livestock specialist for the Boys Clubs of the state, and M. R. Bentley, farm engineer, are also here to he of any service they can. The meeting was called to order by Mr. Hill anti addresses were made by the visitors anti others interested in the movement. The object of the meeting, as explained by Mr. White, w'«i3 to begin tilt* organization. Community Councils can be formed later and the beneficial results will in this way go to every locality. Such organizations have been formed in several counties in the southeastern purt of th** state and such an organization is soon lo be formed in every county in Oklahoma. It will do, in a way, for the county in peace what the County Council of Defense has done for the comity in war. Among the visiting speakers and organizers is George Vinson, who addressed the meeting. Carl Williams, editor of the Oklahoma Stockman, was expected, but was detained by a case of flu. the arrest. Mr. Criswell, the undertaker showed the jury the location of four wounds on the body of Barton. Photographs of the body were introduced as evidence. Walter Coyne for the defense stated how the trouble commenced in the court ro<hn and that C. O. Barton went to the phone in the county attorney’s office, but that he could not tell who he was talking to. The next time he saw Barton he was with his son Percy, and that they searched the court house for Roddie but could not find him. He stated that Barton was using violent language all the while. He immediately phoned Rod-die that he had better go home, that the Bartons were lookiug for him. He then saw Roddie in Drummond A: Alderson’* store getting some collars and that he went in and told him that he had better go home and that Roddie replied that he would. He left him in the clothing store. He stated that Barton raised his left hand as if to catch hold of Roddie and that three shots were fired, and that he immediately arrested Roddie. A. C. Chaney testified that he saw C. O. Barton and his son hunting for Roddie in the court house and that he was making threats. Mrs. Mildred Belt, a nurse in the sanitarium .was in Bart Smith’s Drug Store at the time of the shooting, but saw only the last two shots. She also helped dress and nurse his wounds. He asked her repeatedly if he was going to die. He stated that he was not afraid to die. About three in the afternoon he rallied and wanted to know' if he would be able to go back to camp. They replied that they were doing all they could for him. Claude Pitt stated that he was leaning on the show case when the first shot was fired and that it struck the cigar case. Dr. Threlkeld testified that Barton made a statement to the effect he dill not know that Roddie was going to shoot. That Roddie had got him but that he would have gotten him if Roddie had not been so quick: He also made the statement that ‘he knocked and kicked my dad around and that he was going to have it out with him man to man.” Dr. Faust testified similiarly to Dr. Threldkeld. A bullet that was found under the body was shown to the jury. There are conflicting statements as to the number of shots flied. was killed by a guard wnen he attempted to escape while on the road to prison. DEFENSE BODIES ASKED FOR KEAR EAST VICTIMS OKLAHOMA CITY, Jan. 17.—j i Sp€*cial) — The Oklahoma State Council of Defense is urged by the \ Council of National Defense to land Its earnest support to the Near West Relief campaign which will be waged in Oklahoma FeD. 3-10. In a wire to the State Council. Grosvenor B. Clarkson, director of the field division of the Council of National Defense, says: "We endorse and ask your support for the campaign now being conducted by the American committee for relief in the Near East to raise $30,000,000 to relieve the unparalleled distress among Armenians, Syrians and Persians. This campaign has a governmental status in that the relief which in the Near East can be financed by private contributors alone will be administered under the supervision of Herbert Hoover, as director general of international relief.” President Wilson has just cabled: “The appropriation asked of congress for handling food relief is not Intended in any way to take the place of the subscriptions being asked for relief and rehabilitation in the Near East. I hope that this subscription will not in any way be interrupted or reduced. The need is immediate and very great.” Director Clar kson asks the Oklahoma State Council of Defense to arrange for all possible assistance from its entire organization. One Lot of Skirts Va Off One Lot of Skirts Vi off BASEMENT SPECIAL One lot of Enamel Ware all good Items. Saturday choice_______________________15c i Mfui w 's, PHONE 77 S.M. SHAW, PROM*. Established In 1002 AOA. OKLA. I Oil FEBRUARY I Bf th** Associated Press WASHINGTON, Jan. 17.—Zone and price regulations on coke and all coal except Pennsylvania anthracite, were suspended today by the fuel administration effective February I. RAPID DEMOBILIZATION OF HOME FORCES NOW. WASHINGTON, Jan. 17.—Demobilization of combat units in the United .States has been ordered, General March, chier of staff, told the house military committee today. This means, he added, that every unit of the army in the United States w’ith the exception of two regular regiments held for police duty at each camp, has been ordered demobilized. PROMINENT INDIAN DIES AT ATOKA Henry Bond, treasurer of Atoka county, died Thursday at his home MEN BEING BROUGHT HOME RAPIDLY. By the Associated Press WASHINGTON, Jan.    17.—The transport Melita, bringing 300 officers and 1300 men will arrive at at Atoka. Deceased was one of the i Boston, January 21 and the transport the state Orizaba w'ith IOO officers and -OOO minister men aboard will be at Ne wYork most prominent Indians in and was well known as a and lecturer. January 23. G. \V. MORTON RILEA KS LUX J AT CEMENT PLANT G. W. Morton had the misfortune to break his leg w'hile working at the cement plant Thursday. He was taken to the hospital and given attention and Is resting very well t,oday. Mr. Morton has a family to care for aud will appreciate any help his friends may see fit to extend during this time of misfortune. AMERICANS FIND MORE WAR RICHES IN COBLENZ COBLENZ, Tuesday, Jan. 14.— Treasured German war material con-tinues to be revealed as American troops search the vast warehouse area in Coblenz and vicinity. Officers found more than 150 guns of 77 calibre and leather worth a half million dollars, today.. The guns and leather came into the possession of the Americans as abandoned material under the terms of the armistice. The cannon virtually are as good as new’, having apparently been repaired during the last few’ months of the war. Ringling Hotel Burns. ARDMORE, Ok., Jan. 17.—Fire believed to have started in a kitchen stove at 5 o’clock this morning, totally destroyed the Ringling Hotel at Ringling, together with its contents. Guests escaped through windows with only their night clothes. Loss $10,000, partially insured. EENINE REPORTED ESCAPED TO By tilt* Associated Press MADRID. Spain, Jan. 17. Nikolai Lenine, Bolshevist Premier of Russia was among the Russians who landed at Barcelona recently, according to newspapers here. It was recently reported from Moscow’ that Lenine had been arrested and imprisoned by his former . colleague. Trotsky. Born Before His Mother. I celebrated actress liivarlnf#i> •lr lined to Im* eight****!! y**ars younget Hi in she really \\ >s. She was callid the wit ness stand on** flay, and even there sit** did pot t r**nk her rule. It happened that her M»ii was cathud ■immnHat* ly aft* rwnrd. etH on being ..s<»*d id.: ag** !».• rep!;*';: ‘Six months rider than my mother.**- -Boston Transcript,    i BRITISH WILL TURN OUT POWERFUL ENGINE By the Associated Press LONDON, Jan. 17.—One of the factories which manufactured tw’o of the airplanes which aided to establish the supremacy of the British aviator over the German in France is now preparing to make a new engine w'hich is expected to develop from 800 to 1.000 horsepower. It is claimed here that the new' engine will be the most powerful airplane engine in existence and that it should do much to solve the problem of commercial aviation. OTTO COLLINS AND BEN SMITH ARE (JIYEN LIFE SENTENCE MCALESTER, Ok., Jan. 17.—Guilty of murder in the first degree and a life sentence in the state penitentiary was the verdict brought in by the jury in the trial of Otto Collins and Ben Smith, charged jointly with the killing of Lee Jett and his son, Brice Jett last August. Final Clearance Children’s Union Suits $1M One lot Children’s Union Suits, medium weight, fleece lined, sizes 6 to 16. Clearence Price______________________________$1.00 The Surprise Store Established 1903 J15-117 West Main St, rn phone Hi ;