Ada Evening News (Newspaper) - July 21, 1919, Ada, Oklahoma
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VOLUME XVI. NUMBER 111
ADA, OKLAHOMA. MONDAY, JULY 21, 1919
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Drys Carry Drastic
Provisions In Bill Which
Is to Enforce Dry Statute
WHITES AND BIPACKS i
and MANY WOUNDED I RETORTED IN I/OTAI hospitals.
STATE DEPARTMENT REPORTS TO SENATOR GORE ITS AC-TI VHT IN THE TORRELL MATTER.
Gary Kitchens is in re-a carbon copy of a letter addressed to Senator T. of this state, written by Polk. acting secretary of in which he illuminates the department’s activities up to date in the Correll case. The letter follows:
Mayor ceipt of recently
State, Washington. July IT. 1919. Honorable Thomas Pr>or United States Senate.
I have the honor to the receipt of your telegram of July lith, asking to be informed of the a steps that have been taken to bring to account the members of a band that murdered John W rell near Tampico. Mexico, and assaulted Mrs. Correll. and of your letter of Julv lith, confirming your telegram of that date and quoting a telegram on the subject received from the Governor of Oklahoma.
In reply I have the honor state that under date of June last the American Pico telegraphed
that John W. Correll ,an American citizen living about twenty-seven miles north of Tampico, was mur-
Consul at Tam-this Department
By New** Sp©ci*l Service
WASHINGTON. July 20. Attacks on drastic provisions of the prohibi-i lion enforcement bill fell dowu. again yesterday in the house, while the drv forces, still in supreme command, romped through the measure; section by section and put the I iii on debate at a nod from their leader It was a great field day tor the drvs. They took cont ml at the start, refused to permit house leaders to take our five minutes tor consideration of an important measure. and kepi on at work again at night in an effort to pass the bill
I at on sitting.
While the house was knocking down amendment after amendment designed to liberalize the measure,
^ Representative Igoe. democrat, of Missouri, announced he would oitei substitute that could be enforced without the annual expediture of $50,000,000 and without a standing army.
There is no provision in the Igoe bill foe enforcement of wartime prohibition, nor does it define cating liquors, and persons factoring, selling, importing porting liquors would a $500 fine and one onment for the first
and boats. Representative Hard, democrat, of Ohio, insisted thai the word “publicly” should be added because, as the section stood, would be a crime for a sick or tug person to be given a drink train.
“No occasion ever arises quor is really needed as cine.” said Mr. Volstead.
The house defeated the amendment. but later, upon Mr. Vol-ad’s motion, it amended the sec-
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when lift medi-
By the Associated Tres*
WASHINGTON, July 21.—Police and hospital records show that scores of negroes wete injured in wide-spread clashes between whites and negroes here last night and
Over a dozen negroes, some suffering from very severe beatings, were treated at local hospitals and scores of others were cared for at their homes.
Soldiers. sailors and were said by the police to ers in the disorders shortly after ten
IPI TOL CITY!
Tabernacle City’s Chief A ttraction Saturday Night and Most of Day Sunday
MIEN OH. MOI
marines be lead-which began o’clock last night lasted until early this
floor. .” he When
dered on June 16th last fendine his wife from an attack by members of a rebel band, and that after the murder was committed Mrs. Correll was maltreated left in a serious condition.
Both the American Embassy Mexico City and the American Consulate at Tampico were upon the receipt of the Consul’s telegram of June 17th. instructed to make ur-cent and immediate representations to the Mexican authorities with a view to bringing about the capture and punishment of the perpetrators of this outrage. Further telegraphic instructions were sent to the American Embassy at Moxie Citv. under date of July 3d, arm to the American Consulate at Tampico, under date of July 5th directing them to report the result of their representations, and if necessary.
to renew their represen-with a view to securing effective action. Under date
intoxi-manu-or ex-be subject to year’s impris-offense.
There was the utmost confusion at times during the day and often half a dozen were asking recognition with so much clatter that some members complained they did not know what the house was Several amendments Chairman Volstead of committee, in charge went through, cepted one by 1 ler. republican, quiring doctors
doing, offered by the judiciary of the bill. The house also ac-Representative Mil-of Washington, reissuing whiskey pre
prompt aud ^ ^ EmbMsy
scriptions at drug store have maintained such offices for a period of one year prior to the passage of the bill.
As to Liquor to sa\e Life.
The attitude of the dry forces indicated by Chairman Volstead consideration of the section liquor drinking on trains
was during relating
tion to make it “unlawful person to drink liquor as a beverage or to be intoxicated on a public conveyance.”
After tll*' chair had ruled out an amendment by Representative Fitzgerald. democrat, of Massachusetts, who would have permitted a man to make wine or cider in his own home. Chairman Volstead tried to close debate on the pending section. An uproar followed.
Representative Pou, democrat, North Carolina, finally got the
•The provisions of this bill.” he said, ‘are entirely too drastic you go to the extent of saying that a housewife shall not make a quart of blackberry wine in her own home : for her own use, and a farmer can not make a gallon of cider, you are going too far. and are attempting to pass a law that will never be rati-fied.”
Cannon Defends t ider.
Former Speaker Cannon, who has stood with the prohibitionists, warned the house it could not force a law which said a man not make a barrel of cider at his own home or drink it.
A fight to amend the provision which requires physicians ing whiskey to write on the prescription the patient’s ailment, was by Representative Treadway,
Bean. of Massachusetts, was apparent that the bent on passing the bill, visions and all, but warned house was going too far In requiring that a person’s ailment be placed on record. The amendment was Teated 62 to 39.
and which morning.
About noon today negroes gave first evidence of attempts at retaliation. Four blacks drove to the naval hospital in Potomas Park, not far from the IV bite House, and fired four shots at the sentry, all going wind, lander the auspices of the National Race Congress, negroes met this afternoon to act on resolutions protesting against attacks upon them.
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prescrib-rip led repub-He said it house was drastic protist the
Mexican Journal Admits Shameful Conditions In That Unfortunate Land
replied to these supplemental instructions and stated that it ha informed by the Mexican
that definite and posi-been given to the
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eign Office five orders had
authorities at Tampico to
pursue actively the perpetrators of these crimes. The Consul at Tampico replied under date of July 6th that he had received a telegram from the Governor of the State of Tamaulipas, expressing his regrets at the occurrence and giving assurance that steps would be taken to pursue and capture the mur-derers The Consul added that In would renew his representations in
The Department is in
dated June *.lst, Embassy at Mex-
a mail despatch, from the American leo City, enclosing a c°P>. note from the Mexican Foreign Of-stating that the appropriate have been directed to action in this case.
in its reply of instructed the Embassy that it be promptly informed of the result of the mctlon taken by the Mexican authorities. have the honor to be, Sir, Your obedient servant,
FRANK L. POLK, Acting Secretary of State.
It ETI’RN J4 KROM WEEK END CRUISE TO HAMPTON ROADS TO BE PUT TO BED.
By th** Associated Pre**
LOUISVILLE. Ky., July 21. Eau- ^ didates for state offices in Kentucky ^ will be nominated at a state-wide primary August 2. There is a contest for virtually every office iii the Democratic ranks. The republicans named a ticket in a state convention some time ago, and will merely go through the form of holding a primary in accordance with a state-law.
Interest centers largely in the race for the democratic nomination tor governor. Candidates include Governor James D. Black w bo, as Lit u-tenant Governor, became Governor' when A. O. Stanley succeeded the; late Ollie James as United States senator; Judge John D. Carroll ot New Castle, chief justice of the Kentucky appelate court, and P. J-Noel of Hardinsburg.
Edwin P. Morrow’, Somerset, will have no opposition for the republican nomination.
Nominations are to be made for governor, lietenani governor, secretary of state, attorney general. auditor, treasurer, superintendent ct public instruction, commissioner ot agriculture, clerk of the court id appeals, and railroad ers for the first,
Nominations also will be made lot congress for the eighth district, anti for the Kentucky general assembly, DHI representatives and 19 senators to be elected in Novembei. Death of Congressman Harvey Helm, democrat, makes necessary nominations from the eighth. Judge ( has. A. Hardin, Harrodsburg, will have no opposition for the^ democratic nomination, and King Swop* vill . will be the republican I nee w ithout opposition.
Tuesday Night, July 22 “LIGHT ON THE BALL ROOM.” The preacher ad
vises that you bring your smelling salts and a good supply of towels wrung from ice water.
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Wednesday Night, July 22 - -“HELL.” Ramsay says that the preacher is full of his subject, and that you will get your part of the subject Wednesday night.
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Thursday Night, July 24-• WHO IS THE BIGGEST SINNER IN ADA?” Rev. Crutchfield denies that he is the man, notwithstanding the fact that he is the heavyweight of the city. He gets out on the ground that he isn’t a sinner at all.
Next Sunday Morning “THE SIGNS OF THE TIMES.” This is said to be one of Rev. Ham’s greatest sermons, in which much light will be thrown on the restlessness of the times and a prediction made as to the consequences.
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Sunday Afternoon, “ADULTERY.” This will be another sermon to men and boys only and is one that every male citizen of Ada is invited to hear.
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VISITORS WERE TOO STRONG WITH THE BAT AND TOO FAST ON THE FIELD AXD BETWEEN BASES.
to grow in interest in attendance.
Services unreported in the News
those of Saturday night, Sun- —-
morning, Sunday afternoon and Ada got where Lizzie Sunday night. Large audiences the beads yesterday in their
were present at all these services gle with the oil men except that of Sunday afternoon to yesterday. The game men only, the same being materially! played on the local reduced on account of the fact that son hut we several hundred men attended the the pill nor . .
ball game at the fair grounds in-'the field at the psychological stead of the services at the taber- ment. nacle. The largest crowd that has been at the tabernacle was that
wore strug-from Allen was the best field this sea-couldn’t connect with hold them down in mo-
of last evening, when the big was full to capacity and many were seated on the lumber piles outside the shed.
Saturday Night’s Sermon.
For the Saturday night service, at which there was a large attendee evangelist chose three for the sermon which proved another cyclone twister d*-at backsliders and bypo-in the church. H?m’s spec-
ance, texts to be dected crites
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O ialty seems to be dancers O other backsliders im-the church © when he gets going on this O I ject he is as voluminous as is vius when in eruption.
When asked by a News reporter why he dwelt so strongly and persistently on the dance, the evangelist replied that it was the issue in this meeting. He said: people no longer defend lving, stealing or booze but they still cling to the and the thing they defend, if wjronfhiAda is the thing the minister make it a point to combat. He that while many vile films
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The big union revival which have been in progress two weeks Thursday, conducted by Rev. M. F. Ham, evangelist, and Mr. W. J. Ramsay, choirlst, at the big tabernacle between Ninth streets on Rennie
are often run picture show will could be
The game was the second played with Allen this season, and Ada lost both games. The first was played at Allen and went slxt^n innings with a 2 to I score. The game yesterday was played in nine innings, the score being 6 to 4. There was a large crowd present, the largest of the season, and all gave the home team their warmest support.
The summary is given bel°w^ Batteries—Ada, Jesse and McDaniels; Allen, Jacobs and Kenny.
Ada—Bases stolen, Roach, McDaniels; double plays,
Rutledge to McDaniels,
Young to Rutledge.
Struck out by Jesse, IO; on balls 2, wild pitches 0.
Hit by pitched ball, Roach.
Alien—Bases stolen, Jacobs; hie plays, 0; struck out by 6; two-base hits, Wilson,
‘Church Umpire: Coleman; swearing, ews. fighting, Score by »nninBS:
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Prayer Meeting Announcements.
Cottage prayer meetings for Tuesday afternoon, 4 o’cloca:
Orr, Roach to Orr to
dou-Ja.obs Hays, scorer, Math-
Mrs. J. L. Bar-R. A. Barringer, J. Allen. 800 South Mrs. B. A. Mason,
and Tenth Ave., continues
at picture shows,
was something that j District No. 1-reformed and directed in; ringer, with Mrs.
licht channels, while there was no leader; Mrs. W.
chance to ever make anything out Townsend, with
0SahetheasSu^yenight sermon the 1 Distrtct No 2^M«. R.
Mr“ Herndon Cder. Mrs.
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Surely We Are In Perilous Days; Ada Society Women Dippy ” Over Fortuneteller
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authorities take proper
The Department, July 10th. to request
to his announced
CHAMBER OF Hill SECURE LOIS
A committee has been appointed from the Chamber of Corn in cree oi Ada to secure the lots for the new building for the East Central State Normal school. The committee is composed of P. A Norris County Judge Orel Busby and A. M G They will make iheir report
The appropriation for the building was secured during last session of the Oklahoma islature Part of the appropriation must be used before September U* make it legal and the Coinmer-(’lub in getting things in shape lies within their jKjwer id:melon work to begin.
By the Asaoc sated Pre**
WASHINGTON. July 21.—President Wilson returned to Washington early today from a week-end cruise to Hampton Roads, \ irginia, and was immediately ordered bed by Rear Admiral Grayson, personal physician, who that the president was suffering
Dr. Grayson said the president s condition was not serious, but that he would be unable to receive callers before the end of the week.
Engagements with a number of republican senators for a discussion of the peace treaty
ANOTHER OKLAHOMAN GETS DISTINGUISHED SERVICE ('ROSS
By th* Associated Prt*s*
WASHINGTON, July 21-the Distinguished Service awards announced today was to Private Calvin Atchovit, ters, Oklahoma.
Among Cross one of Wal-
commission- ..... second and third
By the Associated Pres*
G A LY ESTON. Tex., J u I y 21. El Heraldo de Mexico, published in Mexico Citv. in a recent issue says in an editorial in English under the caption “Why Villa is still free to
‘‘Incidents as shameful as the American punitive expedition iii Juarez—which cause us to hide our face to keep from showing our mingled gratitude and humiliation what are they but the crowning touch to a long series of corrupt
and badly managed operations0 would be unjust in this ease
blame the government. The government is sparing no expense to pacify the districts in arms against it; the government takes even the 1 most sacred money and gives it to . the generals. And the generals,
I how do they answer the country’* trust? Do they do their duty in
conquering the rebels? For several years now Villa has been at large
in Chihuahua and it is not Carran- 0y h>ws* special Service za or the government who is re- new YORK, July 19.— An in-sponsible, but the generals iii charge , creas<> Gf loo per cent in the cost of the campaign and their chiefs of men»g clothing was predicted for staff and field officers. next summer at the opening here
‘‘We are not thinking of any Ken*!iaat night of the American Cloth-eral in particular but the fact i« ing Designers’ association’s annual none the less true. The country is, convenl|on
longing for order and peace; the g^ie slight compensation, nongovernment both in its on n intel- ever Is to be granted as cents nill est and for the public good is doing be jonger, shoulders broader its share toward pacifying the na- che8ts deeper. In addition to tion. Nevertheless the nation is «udy linings of Alice blue, orange not being pacified. The nation sees ^n<j similar brilliant hues it; we all see it; and at the same_ vogue while vests will time we see that certain generals jower and permit a greater display getting rich, that certain S>e,1‘jof dazzling shirts. It
that no departure In
In an out of the way quarter of this city, ensconced in an humble cottage which is by no means Indicative of her profession, with not even a sign or placard in sight, lives a strange and myste-being in the person of a crip-who makes her liveli-world bv “fortune tell-
Clothes For Men To Be Higher Is Designer's Word
pled woman hood iii* the
* Notwithstanding the fact that the “fortune telling" graft is as old as the Egyptian pyramids — long since exploded as having any scien tific foundation whatever—a beaten path leads to the door of weazel-faced old dame who from where, no one seems to It is said that many of leading society women, both Tied and seeking marriage,
this old woman from day to and spend hours at her place of business listening with eagerness to the hackneyed yarns which she has adroitly committed to memory in the years gone by, aud which she relates with such alacrity that her listeners are spell bound with the magic.
Not longer than this morning one of the most promising young of the city was found on in almost a hysterical as if her heart
I Russell, West Fourteenth, j Mrs. R. O. Wheeler, leader.
District No. 4—Mrs.
I Si t ona, with Mrs. Neah reader. Mrs. Gannon, West Fifth.
Mrs. Gannon, leader. ^
District No. 5—Mrs. M. B. loy, 1U6 East Ninth with Perkins, leader. Mrs. Wright, <00 I East Stonewall, with Mrs. leader. Mrs. A. H. Chapman,
East Tenth, with Mrs. leader.
District No. 6—Mrs. J.
315 East Twelfth, with ers, leader. Mrs. G.
Fourteenth, with Mrs. er Mrs. J. W. Bolen, East Seventeenth, with Mrs. Ross leader. Mrs. Haskell Huddleston, East teenth. with Mrs. Fold,
District No. 7—Mrs Ha vs Addition, with Mrs. Unloe, leader Mrs. Waddington, East Main, with Mrs. Mooney, leader. Portland Park — Mrs.
Neal, West er. with
L. Adair, Mrs. Pow-W\ Beck, East Dunn, lead-
Rev. C. C. Morris
SHARP TONTROVeRSY BETWEEN THE SENATORS over THE SHANTUNG PROVISION OF THE PACT.
will be be cut
Gregg. in a
AUSTRIAN MINISTER OF
WAR HAS REEN DEPOSED
to als are buying palaces, or estates, that others are increasing | Their number of automobiles anti horses, and wasting money in a hundred ways. Are these generals getting rich through private business. Then they can’t be paying much attention to the campaign, and that is why the rebellion is growing they getting rich through
style of trousers would
was stated the present he noticed.
cial as far
By the Adiated Pres* war? Then they are making; bad
VIENNA July 21.—Bela Kun, use of the funds entrusted «<» soviet minister of war and foreign and that is why the rebellion has been deposed by a trl- growing.
I have nearly a half million dollars worth of inventions. I will go into a stock company or sell outright, or will take a cash bonus and a royalty.—J. T. Olive, 310 East 12th. 7-21-6t
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umvirate composed of Tibor, ► nii-amvely and Vago, according to vienna newspapers. Vago is militar\ commander of Budapest.
“For theses reasons, we repeat our opinion that the pacification of the nation is merely a question of honesty,”
Notice Ii. A. M.
Ada Chapter No. 26, R. A. will meet tonight for work in Mark and Past Master Degree. Full attendance urged.—F. C. Sims, retary.
ladies the street condition, would br*‘ak. and it was only after the shrewdest methods at his command had be# n employed that the writer «'lduce,! from her the Information that this so-called "fortune teller had told her details of her future that had rendered her almost hysterical *ith
The News’ secret service depart-ment has been following ‘he clue to this peculiar rendeivous of toe skeptical minded for man.'-) and W* -e the facts to be made pub-lie the people would be t»aiai>/.*d at the revelations. This paper however, has no desire to separate this pitiable human derelict I her means of livelihood,
1 does it want to fail afoul
of Ada’s female four hun-but our admonition to the and supercilious is to stay nu ny from the place until they are enough to have learned that “fortune telling” Pi aft >e-
By th© Associated Pres©
WASHINGTON, July 21.—Senate debate on the peace treaty and League of Nations covenant was re-newed today with a sharp controversy between senators W illiams, democrat, of Mississippi, Massachusetts and Borah republicans. over the provisions. Senator
charged that republicans mitted erroneous statistics in recent addresses, ^>ut both senators 1 denied. Lodge reiterating that while Japan secured control over tung ports, German several other concessions gave her I practical power over the entire province.
Notice S. S. Teachers.
The Teacher Training Class the Christian Church will evening at 7:30 at the church. It is the purpose to build upx this class to large proportions. A fun fo^~ year course is being pursued involving a complete practical study of the Bible, the best Bible school methods, Christian missions, and other important subjects. An> one interested may inquire of C. Dunn.
Lodge of of Idaho, Shantung Williams had sub-
Shan* railroads and
T H. Owens, who has been here connected with the Texas company, has been transferred to Dallas and left last night for his new borne.
His wife, who Is connected with the Ftrst National Bank, will follow him in a few days.
REFUSES TO FREE SWEDES
’rom neither of the
By the Associated Press
STOCKHOLM, July 21.—The Bolshevik government at Petrograd refused to release five members of the Swedish legation there. Officials of the Swedish foreign office expressed the belief that repiesen-tatives of other nations at Petrograd probably would be arrested.
Part cloudy is the man lodks at our morrow.
way the weather prospects for to-
By th© Associated Press
WASHINGTON, July 21.—President Wilson today asked the foreign relations committee to approve the appointment of an American member on the reparations commis sion under the peace treaty to provisionally pending on the document, debated the request
longs in the class with J3l**ght of
hand, magic and the art* of heathen days.
senate action The commlUee without acting. Substitute resolutions were passed I declaring the committee without au-| thority and the measure vote.
Let a Want Ad get it for you.