Ada Evening News (Newspaper) - January 18, 1919, Ada, Oklahoma
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RNPKD FRIDAY NIGHT.
HKKTING ON EKB. 14.
Testimony in the Roddie case was a1) in by 8:30 Friday evening and the Jury instructed by the court shortly afterwards. Arguments began and are still in progress. The case will probably be given to the jury late this afternoon.
Friday afternoon Miss Tampa Cole testified that Senator Roddie came in the office in a burr yand seemed to be excited. The telephone rang and she answered it. She recognised the speaker as Walter Goyne and he said that he wanted to apeak to Mr. Roddie. After the telephone conversation was finished, Roddie took the gun that wax in one of the drawers in his private office and put it in his pocket and went into his front office and laid the gun on the desk. He then told her to go and look up and down Main street to see if she could see anything of the Bartons. She reported back to him that she did not see anything of them. She then went home to lunch by going down the bac kstairw&y. Several character witnesses placed on the stand. The ywere rigidly cross-examined by the prosecution. Several of these character witnesses testified that they had heard four shots. That there was an interval between the first and second and that the second and third were so close together that they were almost like one shot and there was a very short interval be-
liana for organizing the Pontotoc County Council were perfected at a meeting of agricultural agents, farm-era and business men at the City Hall Friday afternoon. The meeting was called by J. B. Hill, County Farm Demonstrator and was well attended. Many visiting experts on farm and commercia) problems were preeent and made addresses.
J. B. Hill was elected temporary chairman of the organisation, O. N. Walker temporary secretary and E. W. Cotton of Maxwell temporary vice chairman. Permanent officers wilt be elected on February IT.
4 Prior to Feb. 14 all the rural school districts will hold meetings and form organisations. Community Councils. In this organisation they will he assisted by committees to be appointed by Mr. Hill.
The Community Councils will elect delegates to the county meeting on Feb. 14, at which time the Chamber of Commerce of Ada will give them a banquet. At this meeting permanent officers for the county organizations will be elected.
Those present yesterday were optimistic about the organization and the good that it will accomplish. The idea was originated at the Agricultural and Mechanical College. Those in authority there believe that if an organization of citizens can be made beneficial in times of war as the council of defense proved itself to be, a similar organization can be made ben-
FCMJiOWKKS OF DRAD LRAD KR ASH HRT HK WAR MURDERED BY GUARDO.
By tin* AhM<ut«>d Frees
LONDON, Jan. 18.—Independent socialists at Berlin assert Dr. Karl Llebknecht, who was shot and killed Thursday did not attempt to break away from his escort but was shot through the forehead at a few paces by soldiers guarding him, according to a Copenhagen dispatch to the Exchange Telegraph Company.
Friehert of Berlin is calling upon Berlin workers for a general strike it is reported.
We know how to get ’em. Phone for appointment.
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PRESIDENT POI NC ARK DULAY KRS ADDRESS. LEALI K OF NATIONS FIRST.
Lf the A>»ociatfd Previ
PARIS, Jan. 18.-—The peace conference was formally opened this afternoon with a speech by President I Poincare of France. The congress is expected to devote itself single mindedly to the formation of a league of nations, the first steps to be taken today. A study of the methods by which the league can be organized will be committed formally to the interallied commission sitting contemporaneously with the peace congress. Territorial, financial and economic questions will come in the order to be indicated by Premier Clernenoeau as President of the congress.
tween the third and fourth shot. Duke Rushing testified that Roddie came eficial in times of peace.
into Drummond and Alderson’s and ________
bought a collar and tie from him. ;
While m there Walter Goyne came in and pulled him to one side and said something to him. After * that Roddie seemed very nervous and that he helped Roddie put bis tie on.
Mr. Buddie was next on the stand.
He testified that before the trouble in the court room that there had always been friendly feeling between him and Judge Barton. Immediately after th»* trouble he left the court room and as he passed the county attorneys office lie heard Barton ask over the telephone lf Percy was there. From the court house he went straight to his office, up the back way. When he arrived Miss Tampa Cole was there. The telephone immediately rang and Mise Cole answered the phone. He stated he knew that it was Walter Goyne that was talking and that he told him that the Bartons had been over at the court house hunting for him and that he had better he care
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ion two daughters were born, Mines. News was unable to secure a photo J. Frank Maddox and E. S. Haraway, jot him, much to its regret, who with their mother survive to j ------------
mourn the loss.of a faithful husband and loving father.
By the Associated Press
PARIS, Jan. 18.— Marshal Foch, Admiral Browning and the German armistice commissioners Thursday signed an agreement for a renewal of the armistice Apr a month and pro
viding for monthly extension subject
ful or serious 'trouble would happen 1 *° *,l,ef a1t>PK^»' “V» P**fe ‘a ^aine then sot a gun out of « desk in conclude*. The principal terms of
his private cilice which he had lh?, T", k'T subs1antial|y as
bought last July and which had not P>>bl>9h>-<1 belove In addition there is
been removed or reloaded, from the a 1 auae ' which the allied com-
desk since that time. Miss Cole then ’■serves the right to occupy
went out of the office but returned I lha' ,,,lrt of . ,he Strasbourg dein a few minutes and then went I nst s comprised by the forts on the
home to dinner. He then went to ,’as,Kln l,an* of ‘h<‘ river and a strip Drummond A Alderson s and bought . V* *erritory from thiee to six miles a collar and tie and while in there be>°“d °tbp'- clauses provide * Walter Coyne told hint the Itartons *■>>•» tutlon of large quantities
Presbyterian Women’s Auxiliary. The Women’s Auxiliary of the Presbyterian church will hold an im-1*OXTOTOC CXIUNTY AND \ portent meeting Monday aftern<»on
DISTR!CJT OFFICIALS from 3 to 4. A treat is in store for On another page of this paper willI those w ho attend. Miss Barrow, the be found cuts of the recently elected ! newly arrived expression teacher, district and county officials. Only will give some readings and Miss
one is missing, H. F. Bibb, commissioner of the third district. The
Dorothy Duncan some vocal solos as part of the program.
PARIS, Jan. 18. It is understood that when the supreme war council adjourned today there was pending a plan for one open and five secret sessions per week. American press representatives decided in meeting to continue their efforts for absolute un-restriction at the peace congress. It is understood that concessions were made after a vigorous discussion led by President Wilson, supported by British delegates.
were walking the streets for him and that if he did not go home he might get killed. He stated that as he passed the drug store he did not look in. He went up to where Henry Stocky, John Rawls Walter Goyne and Theodore Rogers were talking. On his coming up John Rawls left the crowd. Walter Goyne called his
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for industrial and agricultural implements in place of the 500 locomotives and 1900 cars catted for by the protocol of December 17. Fnncr the naval clauses Germany agrees to turn over all submarines, submarine cruisers, mine layers, sweepers, salvage ships and floating docks for submarines. Germany also undertakes to turn attention to the tact that the skin-* "ver 11,1 all»ed still detained in
tied place on his neck was bleeding, j *,erman ports.
He then started for the drug store. I - - — — -------
Just as he reached the east side of the vestibule he saw Percy Barton there with his hands behind him and as soon as Barton saw him he made a lunge at Roddie trying to catch hold of him with his left and with
his right arm behind him. Not know-] wa mini kin ■
ing what was in the right and ex-! pecting to be killed by both of them I ~ -
he fired one shot from his pocket, j s. M. Torbett died Friday after-Barton was still trying to grapple | noon at 4:45 of heart trouble at Mar-with him up to the last shot and that, im. Texas, where he had gone in they were going in a northeasterly I hope of regaining his health. The direction all the time. He stated body will arrive at Ada Sunday morn-that he did not see Barton fall, but jog at 4 o’clock and the funeral services will be held at 3 o’clock at the
S. M. TORBETT DIES AT MARLIN, TEXAS
fearing that Percy’s father was behind him he whirled around and saw John Rawls with his gun leveled. He then handed his gun over to Walter Goyne and that they came to jail. He testified that there were but nine shots in the gun before the shooting and that he only fired three shots.
HEV. HARRY V. KLEMA WILL
PHEAtH AT BAPTIST CHURCH
Reverend Harry C. Elema, of Camp Pike, Arkansas, will fill the pulpit at the Baptist church both morning and evening. He has been incharge of the base hospital Y. M. C. A. at Camp Pike and his work in the camp has given him close experience with army life. He was to have sailed to fake charge of a Y hut in Fiance but the close of hostilities changed his plans.
Brother Elema Is a graduate of William Jewell College at Liberty, Mo., where he also took his theological course. He has done settlement and evangelical work In Chicago and is said to be an interesting and inspiring speaker.
family residence, conducted by Rev. C. Stubblefield. Interment at Rosedale cemetery with honors of the Knights Templars with Blue Lodge
Mr. Torbett’s death came as a shock to his many Ada friends. For fifteen years he had made bis home here and had always taken a prominent part in everything that looked to the betterment of the community. He was a staunch and consistent member of the Baptist church and one of its best worker*. He was also a member of all the Masonic bodies of the city and for many years '••t.s treasurer. He was not - ,.. . who sought the limelight . pre notoriety, but was conte with a n»itef life and with doing h \ duty wi*I oat ostentation, enjoying he cot ho once and esteem of those ho hu<*w ?*nd recignized his sterling character.
Mr. Torbett was a n. Mv-* ut Texes and lived in that state uutil moving to the Indian Territory. He married Miss Pearl Bruce, daughter of Col. G. ll. Bruce and wife of Ardmore some thirty years ago and th this un-
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