Ada Evening News (Newspaper) - July 12, 1919, Ada, Oklahoma
The Big Mass Meeting Protesting the Murder of John W. Correll Will Be Held at the Revival Tabernacle at 2:00 P. M. TomorrowWs\t evening iZetus
VOLUME XVI. NUMBER
ADA, OKLAHOMA, SATURDAY, JULY 12, 1919
TWO CENTS THE COPYWILSON MA Y NOT SIGN BILLS
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More A rrests Made In the Famous Bisbee, Arizona, Deportation Cases of 1917
NEW MEXICO OIE
the Ada Evening local mea prom-ei roles secured
of leases in N. M.. and are a deep test well, was secured
NKW KIELB BEING OPKXKD ll’ BY PROMINENT PONTOTOC ITH MTY RESIDENTS AND OTHER ( \1MT\LIST\
Accord:»g to Harry ll. ti inches, who just returned from Portales. New Mexico, another oil field is looming up on the oil horizon. As previously noted iii Newt. a number of inent in business some 20,000 acres Roosevelt County, preparing to drill The land was secured upon the ad-Nice of R. O. LaNeve. an Oklahoma geologist formerly connected with the Gypsy Oil Company. LaNeve made a great record in locating some big wells in Texas and his ap-pro\ a1 of the New Mexico field, and Roosevelt county in particular, has caused a rush to get leases in that section.
Glitches says that there is already great activity around Portales where operators and leasers are pouring in. One day last week there were fifty-eight transfers of leases recorded in the office of the county clerk. The Ada men have formed a company styled the Nu-Mex Oil company with headquarters at Portales, and a number of them are on the ground expecting to stay until the well is completed. The rig is being erected and work will be pushed vigorously. The geologists say three sands should be encountered af 1,200, 1,800 and 2,400 feet, but the Nu-Mex officials are prepared to drill 3,600 feet in order to make a thorough test.
The Ada men at the head of the companv are J. D. Lasater. president; J. \V. B rown, vice-president; C. G. Anderson, secretary; Charles F. Burden, treasurer. These men with Hon. W. E. Lindsey, ex-governor of New Mexico, comprise the directors. Other local men now in Portales connected with the project are John Chapman. \Y T Shelton, A. C. Chaney and James E. Webb. Pontotoc county will watch with interest the Nu-Mex developments and if there is anything in sound business management and strict integrity the Nu-Mex company seems destined to meet with great success.
rh; damage si its filed
IN BISBEE DEPORTATION CASES
By the Ak*kfated Press
BISBEE. Ariz.. July 12 Damage suits aggregating $5,500,000, and filed by 272 individuals, were on file at Tombstone, Ari*., today as a result of the Bisbee deportations 2 years ago. of some eleven hundred persons alleged to be I. W. W.’s. Suits are brought on the ground! <>: alleged assault and injury by plaintiffs, and the amounts range from $10,000 to $25,000 each.
RIG IM KIU! REE NEARING
IRISH COAST IN SAFETY
tty tU** APre**
LONDON. July 12.- The big British dirigible R-34, on her return flight from the United States, was approximately 360 mib s west of the Irish coast at ll a. rn. Greenwich meridian time, today, according to a message received by wireless press.
tty the Associate Pre**
BISBEE. Aril.. July 12 Forty three additional prominent Bisbee men were arrested yesterday for alit gt d participation in the deportation cases of July 12. 191*. The total arrests to date are 511. All have given bail of $2,000 each. Several defendants were arrested on two or more counts, separate bonds being required for each count. Fifty more arrests are expected in the, next three days, according to a statement issued by Assistant County Attorney Roark.
Ever since the morning of July 21. 1917. when 1.186 mine workers anil their alleged sympathizers were forcibly driven from Bisbee, the deportations have been a source ot discussion in this state and throughout the West.
After the deportations the United States grand jur> indicted 25 of the most prominent men in Arizona, copper company officials, county officers and private citizens on charges of conspiracy to deprive private citizens of their constitutional rights. On December 3, last. Judge William W. Morrow, of San Francisco, sitting in the United States district court at Tucson, quashed the indictments when the trial was called. The United States government immediately appealed from Judge Morrow’s* decision and today the case is pending in the Supreme Court of the United States.
IVomlneut Men Involved.
The men involved in the charges brought by the federal government Include Walter Douglas, of New York City, president and general , manager of the Phelps. Dodge Corporation. owning and operating the' Copper Queen Consolidated mines in Bisbee and the Copper Queen smelter at Douglas; Grant ll. Dowell, general manager of the Copper Queen Consolidated Mining company: H H. Stout, superintendent
of the Copper Queen smelter at Douglas; Robert Rae. auditor for the Phelps, Dodge interests in the southwest; W. H Brophy, formerly general manager of the Phelps. Dodge Mercantile Company and now a prominent Red Cross ofticial in France; Major John C. Greenway, a mining engineer now a major in the United States Engineer Corps in France, and Harry C. the United States army, iff of Cochise county.
Harry Wheeler was chise county at the tations took place.
OII DEVELOPMENT IN IHE BIG ALLEN FIELD
ALLEN, Okla., July 12. (Special to the News.)—The K. C. Oil Co. shot their No. 2 on the John Gilmore lease recently in Section 14-5-8 producing IOO barrels or better.
The Resell e Oil Co. has just brought in a good well on the Flavius Gilmore lease in SW quarter of section 14-5-8.
The Saint Ixvuis Oil Co. have their rig up and are moving tools on their lease on the Ed Gilmore property in section 7-5-9 which will be No. I for them and will open up a .lew part of the held, and will be watched with much interest.
The Homaokla Oil Co., are on the sand at 1170 feet on the Shields lease in Section 33-5-8 and have a good showing of gas and will drill in today or tomorrow.
CHIEF EXECUTIVE HAS TAKEN NO A1TITON ON APPROPRIATIONS; NO SIGNATURES THIS WEEK.
WASHINGTON, July 12.—President Wilson still had before him yesterday appropriation bills passed recently by congress and it seemed doubtful whether any of them would be signed this week. The president w’as understood to feel that the measures, carrying appropriations of more than $2,000,000,000 deserved deliberate consideration.
It was indicated at the white hous» that the president was devoting c onsiderable attention to the rider on the agricultural bill repealing the daylight saving law. He has before him many petitions, some urg.ng that he sign the bill and others that he veto it. So far as can be ascertained the president’s mind still w’as open.
Ready for Conference.
Na appointments for Mr. Wilson had been made at the white house I yesterday. However, the president was holding himself in readiness to meei the senate foreign relations conin.ittee informally or in formal session and also to confer with senators who might desire to discuss the peace treaty.
It was indicated that the president had not yet begun preparation of the address to be delivered to the senate when he presents the , treaty with France by which the Fnittd States would go to that republic’s aid in case of unprovoked attack by Germany.
Just when the treaty would be submitted seemed uncertain, but it was considered likely that this would be done before Mr. Wilson
Firm Hand Needed to Stop Chaos In Border Nation Says N. Y. Congressman
FORMER ll Kill DEPUTY
tty the Associated Dress
NEW YORK, July 12.—The sud- .
den death of Edward D<‘billy, form- I warted on hi* tour of the country.
erly high deputy commissioner of France in the United States, was
announced in another cable message received here today from Andre Tardiu, one time member of the French high commission to the United States.
Government to Squander Big Sum For Airship Biz
OFFICERS AND MEN KILLED
IN ALTO ACCIDENT TODAY
By the Associated Pre**
ALEXANDRIA. Va., July 12. Two officera and four enlisted men were killed and twelve men slightly injured early today when an army motor truck plunged over the side of a bridge while turning out to avoid the passing of a military patrol wagon.
Wheeder of former sher-Arlz.
sheriff of Co-tinie the depor-In June. 1918, when he was in France as a captain in the United States army, he sent a cablegram to Bisbee accepting sole responsibility for the deportations, which he declared were made to rid the community of members of the Industrial Workers of the World, who, he alleged, were interfering with the government’s wrar program by hump* ring the copper output.
Strike Cause of Trouble.
The deportations grew out of the :iik« oi copper miners called in the Warren copper mining district on June 26. 1917. The strike was
called bv the Industrial Workers of the World, and was not sanctioned by the International Union of Mine, Mill and Smeltermen. The demands of the strikers included Increased pay, six dollars a day for under-j ground work and five dollars and a half for surface workers, a six-hour day and improved working conditions.
I The strike continued in force until July 12. when the deportations took place. Armed with revolvers, the deputies that Sheriff Wheeler had .sworn in as officers of the law*, seized all persons who could not
By the Asnooiattsl Pr***»
WASHINGTON, July 12. Acting under .specific authority granted In the new naval appropriation bill, the navy department soon will start construction on two of the largest dirigible hangars in the world. Rear Admirals Taylor and Parks, heads of the Bureaus of Construction mid Repairs and Yards and Docks, respectively, today had instructions to speed up the pr* paration of the working plans, as an expenditure of about $3,500,000 for two hangars j to house flying machines of the Zeppelin type has been authorized. They i will be located on the seaboard, probably in New Jersey, and possibly on the same site.
Ground area necessary for the construction of a double hangar will be about one square mile. Each I hangar will be about 800 feet long. 250 feet wide anil from 150 to 200 feet high. it is probable that all steel construction will be used and officials estimate that from six to eight months will be needed for their erection.
Provision for the purchase abroad of a Zeppelin type airship at a cost not to exceed $2,500,000 is made in the naval bill, and the construction ifi this country of a similar machine j at a cost of $1,500,000. It is prole j able that the machine purchased j abroad will be of the British R-2 4 model although larger. It probably! will be flown to this country by an American crew, the only- other alter-, native being to attempt to toiv it by Scabies made fast to a ship. Nego-
Takeft Up Golf Sticks. %
The president’s itinerary for his ‘swing around the circle” remains uncompleted. It was understood that several itineraries had been suggested.
The president has mapped out a definite program for dealing with the matters before him and it was said this would be rigidly adhered to until lie started on his speaking tour. On the advice of his personal physician. Rear Admiral Gray- j son. the president will go to the golf links every day for exercise. j
Mr. Wilson watt said to be in excellent health, but his physician deems it advisable that he spend as | much time as possible in the open in preparation for his vigorous speaking tour.
Wilson Sees Polk.
President Wilson made an unexpected call on Acting Secretary Polk at the state department. The president carried with him a number of papers and it was understood that the Mexican question was among th* first he wished to consider.
The president remained in earnest conversation with Mr. Polk for more tim i an hour. The under-sec-retarv of state is to go to Paris to succeed Secretary Lansing on tho American peace delegation and it was said that the president had acquainted hi;r with the situation there.
After leaving Mr. Polk’s office I the i resident walked down the corridor to the office of Secret ary Daniels, where he went info conference with the head of the navy department.
After rt mauling closeted with Sec-i rotary Daniels for half an hour, Mr. ' Wilson returned to the White House.
MUCH INTEREST IN TOMORROW'S GAME
Much more interest is looked for in the ball game to be played at the lair grounds tomorrow than has been seen heretofore in the games. There are several reasons for this.
The game tomorrow’ will be played with Holdenville. Joe Jacobs, old Ada player, will do the pitching for the visiting game. The game w’ill bt* called at 3:30 p. in. The Ada men have reorganized this wreek and have been having regular practice, which has put them in condition to play the fastest ball they have had this year.
The fair directors have granted permission for cars to be parked inside the ball grounds tomorrow’. This will be much better than heretofore as many people have remained away from the games because they could not watch the game from their automobiles. This will also give room for a great many people in the grand stand.
Another thing that will tend to draw a crowd tomorrow is the agreement between the auto men and the management for passengers to be
ll GREAT HXL
WASHINGTON, July ll.—A
strong plea for the adoption of a
firm policy with regard to Mexico!
was voiced in the house yesterday by %
Representative La Guardia, republican, of New York.
Urging favorable ac* ion on his resolution calling on the state, war and navy departments to send to the house all their correspondence dealing with the Mexican situation j since July I, 1915, Mr. La Guardia declared it is time for the state department to abandon its policy of “blow hot, blow’ cool.”
“Carranza should be told in plain terms that he cannot be tolerated a moment longer,” the New’ York representative suggested.
“Without any intention of intervening the United States should go into Mexico with beans in one hand and. if necessary, hand grenades in the other, and put an end to the present situation. The United States should assist Mexico to end the famine and plague now’ existing there.”
the attitude of the tow’ard Mexico has i of inconsistencies.” declared “there is to cause alarm and adoption af a fixed, toward Mexico
MINISTER SPOKE LAST NIGHT ON “THE CHRISTIAN HOME.” BIG SERVICE ANNOUNCED FOR SUNDAY.
Tears were trickling down the cheeks of hundreds of men and women as Rev. M. F. Ham brought to a close his second evening sermon at the big tabernacle last night. In closing the address he sang “My Mother’s Prayer,” and the picture painted brought back such memories to his hearers that many were overcome with emotion and they made no effort to control their feelings.
The service last night was not as largely attended as at the opening on
Charging that state department been “one series Mr. La Guardia sufficient reason to compel the definite policy
Something Is Wrong.
► “Everybody seems to know’
Thursday night. However, the crowd last night was more interested than the one previously and all sat with mouthy open to catch every word that fell from the lips of the speaker. Nobody left the building until the sermon was finished.
At the service last night Rev. Ham took no text. He spoke on “The Christian Home” and plunged into his theme at once with his characteristic earnestness. He spoke He I for an hour on the homes spoken jof in the Bible and compared them I with the homes of today and of all
that the days since history began. Rev.
hauled to the fair grounds for 15 cents each. This will People to attend the games who have not done so before.
Mass Meeting to Be at Tabernacle; Not Court House
something is wrong in Mexico—everybody knows that United States armed forces entered Mexican territory only a short time ago. Per-expedition into Mexico has not yet been forgotten. Still there seems to be no exact knowing as to ♦ what it is all about.
“We w’ent after Villa, were chasing Villa, but just as we wTere about to get him, our*troops were
Is a rapid-fire talker and so w’as his grip upon the audi-last night that the hour he in his talk seemed but a few
minutes. It doesn’t seem possible for a man to use the expressions used by Mr. Ham, and say the many solid things he says in so short a time. To look at him you would not take him to be a minister at all, but just a plain business man, and the greatest min-
ordered away. We w’ent to Tampico! yet he is one ot the gi cutest to have the flag saluted. Before inters in the world today. Possibly the flag was saluted, the fleet was this same simplicity and unostenta-away We entered Mexico * piousness has something «.o do witn time ago and a few hours his greatness, as Christ Himself was troops returned and the of this nature and this has been incident remained to a certain ex- nature of the leading tent unexplained.’ ’ the gospel from Christs day until
The mass meeting of citizens, call-I Mr. La Guardia referred to the now*. cd in yesterday’s News, to protest recent speech of Representative Notes of the meeting
against*the murder of John W. Cor- Gould of New York in which he gave of the painted sayings
the number of Americans killed in ister are printed below.
ordered a short later our
and of the
rel and the inhuman treatment accorded his family in Old Mexico on June 16th, will be held at the big
revival tabernacle on Rennie, between 9th and 10th, instead of at the court house as announced.
In the first place it was decided that at two o’clock the courthouse would be uncomfortably warm, and in the second place it would not. in all probability, hold the crowd that will attend the meeting.
The meeting will be held at two o’clock sharp. An appropriate pros’ram bas been arranged. Governor Robertson was invited to attend, and is in hearty sympathy with the movement, but owing to pressing en-
“Still no action; still no redress; still no fixed policy; still indecision. Is it not time that we get into the facts?
“It is my belief that if all the facts w’ere before us, it would be shown that the government of Carranza is no government at all; that disorder, chaos, revolution and disease are prevalent throughout that country,”
Medieval Barbarity Common.
31 r. La Guardia exhibited a newspaper containing a picture of the head of General Blanquet exhibited by tile Carranza authorities in I Cruz
CUTS OE HAM
There cannot righteousness.
be peace without
is but one thing that is help this old world—that
is the religion of Jesus Christ.
There going to
In speakin? to women ihe evangelist said: The be Tot is rot what you need — th ? B hie is what you need.
The general’s dead body was inurements previously made he could decapitated, he said, and his head not arrange to come to Ada to-(“for a period of three days was ex-
the devil from put an end to
saloon. When you fill up one
mire the hogs make another.
We did not drive Vera America when we the
PRESIDENT VETOES 2 IMPORTANT MEASURES
but has promised to send some prominent state official w’ho is a good speaker. Hon. Luther Harrison and other local talent will be in evidence.
Every citizen and business man w ho can possibly do so is urged to be piesent at this meeting. It has been a ram god at an hour when will not conilict in any manner with the religious services of the day at the tabernacle.
BRITISH DIRIGIBLE *
TO LAND HOME SUNDAY
give a satisfactory account of thetas | ri£LtioM looking to the purchase have By th** Associated Pre** and who would not promise . . . , i. actumctom t
AT THE T
The subject of the Saturday morning talk at the Gospel Tabernacle was “The Threefold Man” aud Rev. Ham dealt in a very delicate manner with (be carnal, the natural and the spiritual man. This was a strong message to the church members who were present. Prof. Ramsay toted the denominations and It was found that more Baptists were present than any other denominations. The Methodist* were second with five or six less than the Baptists. Then came the Disciples, the Presbyterians and the Nazarenes in the order named.
to return to work in the mines and marched them to the Bisbee baseball park, where they were confined in a stockade until the round-up was completed at noon.
During the deportations two persons were killed, a member of a committee of citizens being shot in attempting to compel the deportation of one workman and the workman in turn being killed by the committee.
Shipped iii Freight Gars.
VV’hen the roundup had been completed the prisoners were loaded into cattle cars and freight cars and taken to Columbus, New Mexico, and later the train was hauled back to the desert station of Hermanas, a dozen miles west of Columbus. During the trip the deported men alleged they were given no food. Armed guards rode on top of the cars, their rifles across their knees.
At Hermanas, the United States army took charge of th** deported men and removed them* in a body to the military camp at Columbus, I where they were cared for until (Continued on Page Eight.)
already been entered into with foreign nations.
After experiments with the for- ■ eign craft the construction of an improved American built machine will be started.
Secretary Daniels said tonight that he had no further statement to make rumored trans-Pacific officers believe, how-that such a flight will be at-
! regarding the flight. Naval
tempted shortly after the navy comes into possession , dirigible.
WASHINGTON, July 12.—President Wilson today vetoed the agricultural bill because of its provision repealing the daylight savings law. The president also vetoed the sundry civil bill because of “certain conditions in bill seeming likely ta be of serious consequences."
hibited with all barbaric characteristics and at night it was illuminated.’’ “The Carranza papers and his followers gloated and enjoyed this gruesome exhibition.” the New York member declared.
“This is the character of the government the United States is now itjseeking to support and aid. Why? If Carranza has no respect for his own blood, how can we expect him to protect American lives?”
The following remedies for the Mexican trouble were recommended: A stricter border patrol should be maintained and swift punishment meted out if further shooting across the border should occur; the embargo on arms should be lifted: the chiefs of Mexico, Carranza and Villa
We cannot drive the devil America until we drive the from man.
America is leading the world in dirty, nasty divorces, with the one exception of Japan. America also leads the world in homicides and a southern city is leading America in this curse. America also leads the w’orld in profanity and other vices, and America even leads Paris in the modern dance. Paris knew nothing of the vulgar dances of the present until they were taken there by Americans.
By the Associated 1’rew
LONDON, July 12.—Because of adverse weather conditions in Scotland, R-34, wh icJ* J* a 8 ' ’Jf'1.1 * J1" ? included, should be summoned to a
Norfolk. The airship is there about noon Sunday.
I conference eminent.
GREEK ARMY DRIVING
TURKISH FORCES BAC KWARD
of its first cruising
ACTION MUST BK TAKEN
AGAINST BELA KUN
By Iii** A KHOO I at* **1 Press
BASEL. Switzerland, July 12.— Representatives of the allies In Vienna have decided that action must be taken against the proceedings of Bela Kun’s communist government in Hungary, according to the Neue Tageblatt of Vienna, as quoted in dispatch from the Austrian capital. Special courier has been sent to Paris to obtain the in) necessary powers fro mthe allied •council, the newspaper declares.
Among those w’ho left this afternoon to attend the Brotherhood Railway Clerk’s Convention which is to be beld at Oklahoma City tomorrow, w’ere: E. J. Lennartz, W. C. Dixon, J. P. Orr, Robert Wishart, Mrs. I. McNair, Misses Blanche Chil-cutt and Ida Enloe, Lawrence Anderson. Jim Norman. Bill Pennington and W. M. West.
J. T. Roff Jr., made a business trip to McAlester today.
R. H. Dobbins of Oklahoma City will arrive tomorrow for a visit with his wife, who has been visiting her relatives in lawrence and his mother at this place for several weeks.
Let A Want Ad Get It for you.
TURKISH WAR LEADERS
CONDEMNED TO DEATH j -
_ By th** Associated Pre**
By the Associated Press SALONIKI, July 12.- The Gieeki
CONSTANTINOPLE, July 12. army, operating south of Smyrna in; Enver Pasha Talaat Bey, and Dejmal Asia Minor, is driving Turkish forces Pasha, leaders of the Turkish gov-1 there rapidly backward and forcing I eminent during the war, were con- them to abandon their guns and demned to death yesterday by the material in flight, according to a Turkish court martial investigating I statement by the Greek army
I-f you want to show me the kind of city you have, don’t take n.c to the churches, don’t take me to your schools. But take me to your homes, and I will tell you the kind of city you have. If we are going (Continued on Page Eight.)
THREATENS A HEUP
the conduct of the war.
AERIAL OFFICER KILLED
WHEN PLANE SMASHES
Bv tile Associated Press
LITTLE ROCK, Ark., June 12? Liept. T. J. Lenihan, of San Francisco, and Chaplain R.
quarters here. ITALY
of Brooklyn, N. Y , assistant morale officer at Camp Pike, was instantly killed today when a plane piloted by Lieutenant Lenihan w’as struck by another machine from Eberts Field. The second machine also fell but the occupant was uninjured.
By 4.he Associated Press
PARIS. July 12.—The Italian del-san Frau- egation has sent a note to the men. Eighty-five cents
H O’Dowd peace conference asking that Italy be ike scale fixed for surface men and
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By the Associated Pres*
CHICAGO, july 12.—Union heads of the surface and elevated car men asserted today that Chicago traffic would be stopped by the end of next week unless the companies agreed to the wage demands of the
an hour is
concessions in the Chinese j eight-seven cents an hour for ele-of Ties Esin, it became valid employes, effective as from
Sunday probably fair and warm, says the weather man of tomorrow’*
June I. An eight hour day and six hour days and time and half on Sunday are "the demands. Surface men at present get forty-eight cents and elevated men fifty cents.