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Ada Evening News (Newspaper) - July 14, 1919, Ada, Oklahoma rn \ One Bas Many Friends While Enjoying a Wave of Prpsperity, But When the Storm Comes, to Do Business You Must AdvertisetEfie gfoa Catting J&tosi VOLUME XVI. NUMBER 105    “ ’ —       ——* :      •Yesterday Big Day at Tabernacle ADA, OKLAHOMA, MONDAY, JULY 14, 1919 TWO CENTS THE COPY MassMeeting BringsBig Crowd S* Citizens Mass Meeting at Tabernacle Yesterday Was Largely Attended FIGHT ON LEAGUE Of course we do not want war i Correl I to _    ,    .    .    investigation was had ani! with Mexico. In fact, it wouldn t bt    punished    aiul    she    and    her    son a war. Oklahoman’s eighty thott-4 were forcetj to flee the country and all that are have returned to this state. nevdod. lo clean out that neat of "Tbi.    U“ V"* d. " ,    __ I w * I,    ed assault is but one    of    tnousanas anarchists.    I.    W .    W s, Bolsheviks    thju have ^<^,-,.<><1 in    the    Republic and bandits, and they could do the Df Mexico against American citi-  ..... .......... job in ninety    days,    according to the    ^ens during the past few^    years and close of the term and all wish to opinion of    General Roy Hoffman,    no reparation has the anthorine? but no no one and troops would be I if .frill J III I t'jH'frfrd I1 ******'t' GLASS EXPRESSES THANKS TO TEACHER The class studying grammar at the Normal and reciting at 2:30 p. rn., on Friday evening presented their teacher with a token of their appreciation of the good work and kindness manifested by him during the hot summer months. The teacher is Mr. Downing and the presentation speech was made by Mr. \\. T. Ethridge of Ceutrahoma. who in part: “Mr. Downing, for the reason that some of the class cannot remain to FARMER KILLS TWO; T Ham-Ramsay Revival Is Growing In Interest; Great Meetings at Week End F FORK MiX RELATIONS COMMITTEE BEGIN CONSIDERATION * IHF TNK DOCUMENT IN SENATE TODAY. By the Associated Presa WASHINGTON. July 14. — After weeks of preliminary discussion and maneuvering, the actual fight over reserved ratificatiou of the peace ever been made the ton ma- less than three rigid expressed at a mass meeting at the big tabernacle yesterday afternoon, attended by over a thousand citizens of Ada and Pontotoc county. Privately General Hoffman assured his friends that he would be glad to undertake the job; and in those words he expressed heartfelt sentiments of a great jority of Oklahomans. The mass meeting was called by a committee of leading citizens, with the indorsement of the Chamber of Commerce, and toe Ministerial Alliance, to express their indignation of the community over the murder of John W. Correll, an Oklahoma pioneer, by a gang of Mexicans led by a German near Tampico on June 16. The gang also tried to murder Cornll’s son. aged 16 years, and assaulted Mrs. Correll, aged 64, with the most revolting accompaniments .and also robbed the house |^taction has and attacked other Americans in the state or any for the same. “Oklahoma has a large number of Mexicans who enjoy the fullest protection of our laws and w'ho, on the slightest pretext, and frequently on inspired propaganda, make complaint to their Ambassador at Washing- ject During ‘7*...... V—: ”    treaty,    with the    league of nations be preseni.    we as a class unbroken    coyenant begins    today iii the U. S. have selected this    day to    express; senale The foreign relations conite you our    sincere    thanks    antl our    inittee.    to which    the treaty was re appreciation for the cheerful, lively ferre<| after its presentation by the, and effective way >x>u have led us on throuuh this usually dull sub- mv short incumbency r We appreciate beyond expression as Governor. I have conducted not the interest you have manifested in investigations each individually and toward the tragedy has not been determined. One    rumor    is    that    Chronister    wrant- president Thursday, began    consider-1    ed    the    two    men    to    assist    him    in    dy- ation of the document    at    a session which may bring action    on    collateral Interest and enthusiasm are the5    early and before the song service only words that will adequately ex-    had ended the big tabernacle, repress the growing and ever-increas-    puted to seat over four thousand ing interest in the big Ham-Ramsay    people, was filled and people were - -revival which has been in progress    standing at the rear. at the tabernacle here since last    From the quotation, “The Fool HOLDENVILLE, Okla., July 14.— Thursday evening.    Hath    Said    in    His    Heart,    There    Is Dock Chronister a farmer living    It was a great service Saturday No God,” the speaker launched di- IWO miles northwest of Calvin this »isht. notwithstanding the fact that|rectly into a discussion of the Bible it wa late    Friday    shot    to    death    men and tbe fGwn open until a late Crandall,    hour. The text was taken from the ninth chapter of Mark and the speaker illuminated in a most masterful manner the power of Jesus Christ ing sat down    on    a    log    and    turned    ; to cagt out devils and cleanse men the gun on himself,    sending    a bul-    from sin. let through his head, according to I    Ham word reaching the county seat to- address of the evening. It develops day.    #    that he is not only a great preacher The motive behind the triple and speaker, but a great singer as well. Sunday Morning. county, George Johnson and Ed neighbors, then walked a half mile from the scene of the double kill- class collectively. In token of this fact we wish to give you a present which we hope will remind you of the love and esteem of this class when we shall hav*» separated to our dlffer- on complaints    emanating from    the Mexican Ambassador at Washington. with ‘result that none of the complaints were true; all of them were feigned and trumped UP and a part of a systematic propaganda w hich is being earned on by some i ent places of abode '* one unknown to me. There has not I The present given to Mr been a single    instance of injustice    )Dg    Was a beautiful gold meted out to    any Mexican in    this    holder. stat* to my    knowledge and    yet    —------ our citizens are not only robbed of their property but cruelly murdered and otherwise mistreated and no sat-been exacted by the other Department of Down- pencil neighborhood on the same day. our Government. Our people have When Governor J. B. A. Robert- come to believe that American cit-soa heard of the meeting he sent izenship and the American flag his friend and former law partner, counts for nothing in the Republic General Hoffman, who commanded of Mexico and I am determined that Oklahoma’s troops on the Mexican this condition shall cease, border and who was a brigadier- "I hereby demand a most thor-gener,I in the ureat war and who. ouch. exhaustive and immediate Bine*, to the Gcnernor. U the most 'estimation of the murder of John W. Correll U. S. to Resume Trade Relations With Germany issues, including the question as to whether the president will invited to appear before the committee to be questioned. THE GEOUGE WASHINGTON TO BE “BABY’S” SHU* NEW YORK. July 14.—The presidential si ip George Washington, which sail.- back to France next week. has bien fitted up as a nursery to take care of the “war babies” reinming on that vessel. Two hundred “war babies" are scheduled to sail on the transport on her next trip trom France to this country and at the request of Dr. G. A. Ricker, the ship’s surgeon, the American Red Cross has provided the ship with baby food. milk, clothing and other prerequisites of infantile comfort. it was the busy night for business1 and the reasons why he believed its messages, and in his discourse, dealing with nature and the reasons for his faith in God and the Bible from a scientific standpoint, he ran the whole gamut of beauty of the English language. He caught the stars and had them swinging through celestial paths. Then he picked up a tiny snowflake and displayed it, patterned in myriad variety. In the leaves of the trees he found convolutions never duplicated season on season. Like the dazzling interchange of Overcoming Uie usual temptation colors on the kaleidoscope he flashed to hunt out cooler regions for Sab--illustrations from the arts and the •    .    *    £»    fv    U    rf"*    rf"*    rf"\    I    I    rf—a rf*® ■ rf-\    _    I"X    Cl    WI CX W I CS a bath rest, a large and appreciative! sciences audience assembled for morning service in the tabernacle. Approx- namiting a dipping vat and that, when they refused, he shot them. Another rumor is that Chronister imatejy 1,500 people proved by their had become demented and had listed almost perfect attention to the several others of his neighbors for *orda oi the preacher that thin are far more uncomfortable places similar late.    under present disagreeable condi- Chronister was a brother-in-law tions than those discovered at the of Crandall. Some living in that shed. j. cv . * Kl n v ihnf KntE fwi I Only the individual who came un-virility    seem to think    hat bad feel-    •    ,ashinKS    of    the    gospel    as    debt* because of family differences,    jn    (he meesage of the evan- gelist was uncomfortable and even because of family differences, has existed between these men for several years. that was Gompers Fights Effort to Take Hand in Mexico He called for the pianist to sound notes on the piano and commented on the mathematical perfection in nofe vibrations. Then he delved into history, talked about cloth textures, embalming, the purity of the Jews, gold fillings in the teeth of mummies in Egyptian tombs, lost arts, buried canals, engineering monstrosities. Following a half hour of such illustrations, shot out with the rapidity of a gatling gun, he stopped to catch breath and exclaimed: “Why, the only thing we are up-to-date in is conceit!” Pictures followed each other as and the abuse and mistreatment of his wife and son, as ,    ..    .    above    indicated.    The    time    for tad .rot to‘he Present.the were- ,.va„iml „„ part of Mexican off!- popular man in the state, to represent him and to read a few lines he tary of state and the members of the Oklahoma delegation in congress demanding immediate investigation, punishment of the murderers and reparation for the widow. Governor Robertson’s communication is decidedly the most vigorous state doc- gearching ument that has been penned in many tion a day. Even congress should have no difficulty in understanding what he means without the aid of an interpreter. I’ is worth quoting in full. The Governor’* I jitter. Th* following is the text of the telegram sent the President of the United States, the secretary of state dais and the failure of that Government to protect citizens of Other countries, who are legally and peac-ably pursuing their avocations, has gone by and our citizens will not be of "ar is rf an enu. satisfied with anything but a most Mr. Polk said blanket and complete investiga-} would be WASHINGTON, July 14. Trade between the United States and Germany will be resumed immediately. Acting Secretory Polk of the state department announced Friday. Sec-retaiy Polk made it clear that resumption of Dade relations with Germany does not abrogate the trading with tho enemy act, nor is it to be taken as meaning that the state 769 Wells Coing Down;480 Rigs in this was a discomfort strictly spiritual and sought for. The preacher attacked insincerity      .__ on the part of the church members clear in detail as though printed o in the matter of worship and aery- • a screen by the light ot a moving ice, basing his sermon on the first Picture arc. They were a1 pie-chapter of Xlalachi. He disclosed tores of wonderment and marvel, i wile distrusted at the pre- magnificent, impressive, overwhelm-umetha.Tsbe^praclised b, those ling. The evartglist’s hearers were who profess to Le His servants. He swept off their tee! and everyone declared that loyal, devoted service agreed with the brilliant °'a'° was what God required of his peo- j evangelist when he cried in eonclu Die and that He did not want any sion: Samuel other kind. He insisted that, in so “God and nothing but God is back American far as they represented real service °f all this. NEW YOUK. July 14. Gompers, president of the Federation of Labor, likened bolshe- to God and to humanity, it    as) with autocracy and force, de HAM HAMM EHI NGS \ ism licenses issued, but that dyes, together w’ith proper punish- chemicals and potash would be ex-of these murderers and rap- cepted. Control over trading in As Governor of this State, these commodities would be exercis- “The trouble with religion today rnent ists. I most emphatically insist that the time has come when these wrongs must be righted and the prevailing anarchy in Mexico terminated. “Ii am sending a copjh of this telegram to each of our delegates in Congress with the request that they to bring and every member of the Oklahoma use their utmost endeavors delegation in Congress, yesterday about reparation of this wholly in-morning. in the matter of the mur- excusable and unwarranted crime, der of John Correll and the inhti-    “With great respect. I am obedi- man treatment accorded the Correll entlv yours, family in Mexico on June 16th last:    “J. B, A. ROBERTSON, Oklahoma City. Oklahoma.    “Governor July 13. 1919.    I insist that you join immediately with the other members of tile deic ed by tho reparation commission under the terms of the pear*4 treaty. A formal announcement regarding resumption of trade relations was promised within 48 hoars. AU arrangements for removing restrictions on trading with Germany have been completed so far as the American government is concerned, Vance McCormick, chairman of the war trade board, said. Action by the well as    not    that    the    imposing .cathedrals of    France and    Belgium    “Even    the    heathen    himself    is /-kl *    *    rr» ii dared against any movement look- were blown to pieces by Hun shells, without an excuse for his infidelity (JU lo ho THO. I ie IQS ing toward war with Mexico, and ex- He charged that if the people had and unbelief.”    * pressed belief that there will be given no better service to their|    - --- carman rfelftaates    at    the    Amsterdam icountry    ,hau    they    were    rendennS    “The    Bible    is    the    only    book. in    the Tulsa. Ok,... July 14 There are    Et    Sfi? wander/' * ^ “ “°‘ sjr    sat;«.»■ FEJtcS: inK down our defe,,ses'100,inR our — i I .j    delegates    will    be    Mr.    Samuel    Gom- and 4so rigs and locations. These *ai , , ‘ T .. t™„lirpr ni nit,,"* apply to a,, the districts ot    J-    y    ^ Amal carnal ed* Sheet Metal Workers I)alm °rf 0,1 11 ,m-    -    “It’s    very    easy for a man lo pre- fi! ter national Alliance Mr Horn-    >'«■ »rKeJ ,ha> God Prized    dict a thing which has already been .r    ,    finance. Mr.    ^ ](>ve wWch prompted ,ht. dicted b the supers 8ald ln ParI'    *    -    -    service than the service itself, and    ____ that service without the prompting “Not a single prediction can be love and loyalty was an abomination follnd in the Bible that has not been remarkably fulfilled.” lie likened the insincere church    - Oklahoma except the shallow drilling now in progress iii Nowata and Bartlesville, and Roger county, etc., and the various wild cats in western Oklahoma. Osage county has forged ahead of the list in respect to greatest development. Of the above total that county has 182 m cities, and destroying our people. ____ ________ ____ treasurer of He‘declared that God demands coni-; is God’s reputation has been injured wells drilling and 152 rigs and lo- |abot “The Amsterdam congress will be held for the purpose of forming a new international trade union move-, incut ct international federation of "> _'.he .N.loM »lg.h cations within its boundaries. Notice Royal Arch Masons. Ada Chapter, R. A. M., meets at supreme 4*conomic council, in sen- j 7 o’clock this evening for ^tork Hon Rob rt L. Owen. Senator, Hon. T. P. Gore, Senator. Hon. VV W. Hastings, M C. Hon. E. B. Howard. M C. Hon. C. I). Carter, M C Hon. Torn D. McKeown, M. C. Hon. Joe B. Thompson, M. C. Hon. Scott Ferris, Mi C. Hon. Jim McClintic, M C. Hon. Dick T. Morgan. M. C. Washington, I). C. I fem this day forwarding the following telegram to the President and Secretary of State: “Influenced by statements in the daily papers of this country, to the effect that conditions in Mexico were normal and that life and property w'ere safe. John W. Correll and his wife and sixteen year old son, Joe. left Pontotoc County, this state, last November and settled near Colonia, a small town 25 miles northwest of Tampico, where he contracted to purchase a tract of land and upon which he continued to reside until his death which occurred June sixteenth, lase “On June 16, while peaceably engaged in developing the tract of land which he had purchased and upon gation in demanding full reparation for this cruel and unnecessary mustier.    Respectfully, J. B. A. ROBERTSON. Governor. sion at Paris, in lifting the blockade. alonr is awaited. Mr. McCormick added. Mr. McCormick. who returned from Paris with President Wilson, said there would be virtually complete freedom of trade, subject to the limit of credits which Germany might be able to establish. in Mark and Past Master degrees-F. C. Sims, Scrotary. MICKIE SAYS IO BE NO MORE DAYS OF WATCHFUL WAITING Neither did the audience Have any difficulty in understanding General Hoffman’s point of view when, after fulfilling the governor’s commission, he lingered on the platform to say a few words in his own behalf. He v as vigorously applauded when he said.    # General Hoffman Said:    --- I hav£ s<Jm*    WASHINGTON,    July    14.    Infor- against Mexico myself. One mem- her of my Immediate family wa* »'a"°» obtained from the alate de-killed in Mexico In 1914, in much partment today justifies the asser-the manner as was Mr. Correll.    tion that the policy ______ -I believe the only language the waiting” with respect Mexico,, Mexican will ever understand is th® About to end \S    SKN , Wig. tv Naootik fcCA*OM4 -ins PKW**    ,    \ NsHSWt    CO FAS WOOMO AK fUV    'N    OO    Vt, CKOSE OO MV Ukt TK HKVit OGU. Bt OI SOEUtO'. 't\AKN¥ NK - O'ON '• Asked it Germany will be represented by delegates he replied: “More than likely there will be German delegates. “I would like to say something regarding tin4 Mexican situation. To my mind it w'ould ho the gravest wrong which could be inflicted upon the people of the United States as be in the course of manufacture should drive us into anything like a conflict with the Mexican people.” “No scientist has ever made a discovery that added anything to or of to “watchful Mexico is language of shrapnel and gun powder, and we are nearing the tim** when AMERICAN citizenship should be sacred and that country pacified. “It has gotten to a point w’here conditions in Mexico are intolerable. which he expected lo make his home, j don’t think 540 lives is anywhere a large party of Mexicans, led by Th** United States will no longer permit Mexico in her own way and in her owm time to take such action a* wdll effectively safeguard the lives and property of other nationals in Mexico. The Mexican government has been told that it will be expected to take such steps as may be nec- .essary to guarantee that result and man routed to be a German whoi11®^ ,h*“ nu‘nber American lives ({jke them without any unnedbssary man reputed lo De a German wa . ^ h b taken down there del»v   imA.U.., f’dnfalii'q nnlfnrill    .    .    (14‘iay. the last    four    The strong    desire of the    British years, mere is no way of getting and drench to compel Mexico to at the actual number.    safeguard the lives and property of “Mexico has not been our friend foreigners In that country is colnci-for    years.    It is    the    common    experl-    dent wfith the    pressure being    exerted ence    of    every soldier, and    those    on the state    department and con- along the border, that Mexico has gross by the Association For the nothing but contempt for the U'nlted Preservation of American Hights in States.    Mexico. “The Carranza government has  --- proved itself utterly incompetent,] A dollar In the bank is worth (Continued on Page Eight.) I two int your mind. » nm..    w    « TV 'I'" ~~ that have been taken wore an Americani < aptain s uniform    blood    during all heavily armed, rode up to the    There    iv no WI Correll house, took possession of    years'    1 here    ,s no same, stole quantities of food, clothing and other articles, destroyed a large amount more, cruelly assaulted Mrs. Correll, who Is a woman sixty-ffe years of age, murdered her husband who attempted to defend her and attempted to niurden the ron, but failed on account of poor marksmanship “Complaint was made by Mrs. member to the German propagandist, stating that the hypocrite was as thorough in his dissemination ot pro- {00^ anything away from the Bible. devil propaganda as wTas the worst    - German spy. He chatacter.zed the    “Failures    dc not    honor    God,    they best imitation of worship and serv- ienect upon him. Failures, how-ice as worse than hyporcisy. careless. ever> are our own, they are not spiritless worship worse profanity    G0d’s.” than the worst heard in the slums,    - Mexico lf    of servic<'    “Beati.,*    the    rearing,    l    ight- IV    ihten    anlrit    which    now    seem* to worse than robbing God’s treasury.    ing and foaming    at    the mouth won’t the    jingo    spit it    which    now    seem.    ^ perpetuation of a form of wor-    cait out devils.    It    takes    more than ship without the spirit of worship    that.”    * worse blasphemy than the profana-j    --- tion of the shrines of the Most High.:    “Every single detail concerning He closed his sermon w ith a pow- ;lbe destruction of Jerusalem was erful appeal to church people to    prophesied 1.400    years    before it open their eyes to the conditions:    happened.” around them, reaffirm their loyalty]    - follow RU CONVENTION COMING TO ADA That Ada is becoming a convention city is evidenced by what the Ada representatives of the Brotherhood of Railway Clerks did at the State Convention yesterday In lahoma City. Yesterday's meeting wras the first state meeting of this brotherhood. About 150 delegates were present. the to the cause of Christ and up this re-affirmation with a and a service really worthy of a follower of Christ in this woild. The Afternoon Service. At 4 o’clock Sunday afternoon a large audience gathered at the Tabernacle and Evangelist Haiti took for his text: “Ye have dwelt here long enough.” The text has reference to Israel in their days of wan-Ok- j dering In the wilderness and is spoken at the time they came to Mount Horeb where they desired to stay. The speaker described people who want to dwell in the seclusion “lf we can start into this meeting I knowing that our power is in God, wre will be relieved of the humiliation of a failure.” -rn “It’s not so easy for sinners to believe, when they look around and see the way some of you hypocrites and professed Christians behave.” "The only answer to the infidelity of this day and this hour is to demonstrate to the people that Christ can do what we claim for him.” •You may import all the evangel- The selection of a place for    ,    ,    : g t j next regular convention which‘Comes I    ‘    He    talked about “Shade- in October was taken up. Sexera^ ■ Dweliers” w’ho wanted to go back to (cities undertook to get the C01iven" ithe flesh pots of Egypt. He also tion, among them Ada, Sapull>41, I presented God’s government of the Henryetta and Shawnee. Ada won WOt,d and gave three elements in the convention on the first ballot by j thft( government. The disturbing a gdod margin.    element,    the    progressive element and The delegates from our city are ;the methodical element. to be congratulated on their success N*ext Sunday afternoon’s service in getting the convention and the wj|j be a sermon to men only, visitors when they come will be en-]    The    “Infidel Buster” of their fine churches while men are lists in the country into Ada, but hell all about (devils will not be cast out unless the people of Ada do their Christian duty.” “There are people in this town who don’t w^ant to see a successful revival—the world is no more friendly to Christ today than it was the day he was crucified.” tertained lit OtAtter OUfeMBQt Tuesday partly cloudy is prospect the weather man has for to morrow. "If there had been Qaie-tenth the money spent to evangelize the world such manner as will ( The sermon last evening was on I as was spent to carry on the last the subject of “Infidelity.” and it'great war, Prussianism could never was one of the strongest, most pow-(have pipped the shell.” * erful and most convincing the writer,    -—~ has ever heard.    ,    "No    man who has made The people began to assemble * I prove they made no mistake in coming here. It is expected tfiat four the | hundred delegates will attend when the convention meets here in October. a prac-(Continued on Page Eight.) *jj> ;