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Ada Evening News (Newspaper) - June 4, 1919, Ada, Oklahoma Che gfoa Abetting Jtetosi VOLUME XVI. NUMBER 71 ADA, OKLAHOMA, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 4, 1919 TWO CENTS THE COPY Congress Considers Road System Plans Senate Committee Takes Up National Measure Providing for Main Highways to He Constructed Outright by the Federal Government. STItONtH.Y SISPKCTKI) THAT LEN INK AXD TIU VI'S KY HAD A HAND IN OUTRAGES. MORE OF 36TH France and England WASHINGTON, June 4.—At a conference held recently* called by Senator Townsend, the incoming chairman of the senate committee on postoffices and post roads, consideration was given by men prominent in# national affairs to a national measure providing for a connected system of main highways to be constructed outright by the federal government. In the*closing days of the Sixty-ithe American association of stale fifth congress Senator Townsend in-!highway o'ieiaU; George C. Diehl, troduced a measure fo . chairman of the good roads board national I    ^merican    Automobile nssocia- view to a tion; tty the Associated Press PITTSBURGH, June 4. Evidence that the anarchists responsible for the bomb explosions at the homes of Judge W. VV. S. Thompson and VV. W. Sibray, bureau of immigration inspector, wert operating under orders from Russian radical headquarters at 133 Fifteenth St New York, was in the hands of the police this morning. According to this morning’s announcement. John Johnson, president of the local I. W. W. organisation, came to Pittsburgh from New York weeks ago under orders from “Number 1001’’. William Haywood, national I. W. W. president, according to the bureau of police, holds pass No. 1001. Johnson, according to the police, was the directing genius of the bomb plot in this city. Various circumstances connected with the outrages point to a plot engineered hy the Lenine-Tiotskv regime and possibly by German sympathizers. It is believed thai much of the money was supplied by the Russian reds. ba*" in OKLAHOMANS AND TEXANS TO NUMBER OE 2,845 ARRIVE ON BOARD THE PATRICIA. ll V th.- Assedat I'd Press NEW YORK, June 4.    - Major General William ll. Smith, commander of the Thirty-sixth Division. arrived today on the transport Patricia which also brought 2.84b officers and men of the Thirty-sixth. The details included the 131st. 132nd and 133rd Machine Gun battalions and Seventy-first infantry Brigade headquarters America Treats Problem as One for Sectional Rather Than National Consideration— Federal Highway Commission Urged. a measure Tor a highways system with a view    to aition; S.    M    Williams    and    ll. G. reintroduction of the measure at Shirley, president and secretary, re-lh. suooeding session of congress. JPwHvely. of the highway iud retaking advantage in the meot.thn- *r'«* association    *»>e    f^^a1 of all constructive thought, so that highways .ounetl; r^k<- Job the bill might as nearly as peas,hie    secretest    of    the bighorns'» fully meet national needs.    Con-! tee of the    National    Automobile siruetive suggestions have    been    Chamber    of    Commerce    and    repre brought out to such an extent a.- to fcntattve of the National Autor... -, assure a comprehensive and well ^'I* Dealers assoriaon, .    ■ balanced measure which if enacted Rutherford. I0l>*i sc" ink    • into law will result In a national “<> Accessory M an u fact ut ere MOO-, system of highways, built and main- elation; J E. lVnnypacke. forntt • timed bv the federal government >> chief of management of the bt -under the supervision of a com- 'can of public roads and now dl-miss.on dealing exclusively with rector of roads of the American Att-this one phase of national activity, tomobtle association. A. K Hit. t. While the conference was made president of the American A m> . UP of individuals prominent In the th-n of State Highway (Wiota s national field, it was strikingly e l- 'Other s.a.e h.rtway nf^tals pres-detr that the men present reps.-,. ta- eta were ( ol. 'A. IV I hi. r •hie e t eel a preponderating public scat- Sinner Pennsylvania stat. highway NORMAL NOTES ment throughout the nation. R<>> D. Chapin, former chairman of th* highways transport committee or the Council of National Defense, took a prominent part in the conference, as did T. C. Atkeson, member of the evocative committee of the national grange; Elliott C. Goodwin, general secretar> of thi department; Paul lh Sargent, chiel engineer Maine state highway department; Max La. Cunningham. state engineer of Oklahoma; and \Y. S. Keller, state highway engineer of Alabama, ami Ira IL Browning, state road engineer of Utah. Predominating sentiment was tx- chamber of commerce of the United pressed as to the necessity for a States; George P. Coleman, chair- comprehensive and specific national mao of themniUv^^    T    T ion SH OF RIOI ll OVUM SUERS Mr. Bnddick from the Stout University at Wisconsin, is here to take charge of the Manual Training Course, in the absence of Mr. Ericson who is doing post graduate work in the Stout I niversit> this summer. Owing to the crowded conditions of the classes at the Normal, Miss Elizabeth Cusen berry of Coalgate arrived yesterday to become a new member of the faculty. Messrs. Butler and Will Gray and wife of Tulsa attended the commencement exercises at E. C. S. N. Sunday evening. Miss Turner, who is a member of the faculty at E. C. S. N., left today for a visit with her father at San Antonio, Texas. after which she will go to New I ork where she will take a course in the Teachers’ College. Supt. T D. DC Quald and wife of Tishomingo, are here for the summer semester and Supt. Quaid has charge of om* phase of mathematics. They have rooms at 4 20 East Main at the old Bills place. Supt. N. S. Cowart and wife of Holdenville, are here for the sum-Cowart is one of the the Education Depart- BF CUT DOWN ORDER ISSUED TO REDUCE PERSON NELL TO 250.-OOO MEX RY JULY El RKT. That the highway policy of the United Stites is not as flexible nor as well suited to meet the requirements of modern transportation as those of either France or England, was the statement made recently by Roy D. Chapin, chairman of the highways committee of the F.adonai Automobile Chamber of Commerce, who directed the work of the highways transport committee of the Council of National Defense during the war period. of thd greatly stimulated highway development in By tho Annodated Pix*sn BOSTON. June 4.—An order from I he Navy Department calling .or a reduction in the entire enlisted force to not more than 250,000 by July I was received today. The neater part of the reduction will ccuie from shore stations first so that the fleet’s efficiency may be unimpaired. HOLLEY’S DRUG STORE IN COILS OF LAW are <3 TWO KILLED AND ARK INJURED IX WITH SPECIAL LI CGM EX’, SEVERAL CLASH 1*0- JH Hit* A**««■dated Pr«**s TOLEDO, O.. June 4. -Operations at the Willy s-Overtand Automobile plant are at a standstill today ar the result of the rioting late last Fight in which two persons were shot to death and seventeen injured. The plant opened a week ago Monday alter a two weeks Idleness. Cor ofter Walter Hartung bas promised an investigation into the deaths in an effort to establish responsibility for the rioting. Feeling in the neighborhood where the killings occurred is running high. I^abot disturbances at the plant involve*- the status of about 13,000 employees. Gov. Cox was appealed to by the mayor to send troops but since the state has no troops at this time it may be necessary to ask for federal troops to maintain order. The Riot. TOLEDO, O., June 4.—Two are dead and five persons were seriously injured, two probably fatally, in a riot at the plant of the Willy*-Overland Automobile company tonight. The riot was a result of the la-or disturbance involving 13,000 orkers. The plant opened a week .go after two weeks idleness. Discharged soldiers, acting as guards at the plant, fired more than IOO mots over the heads of the rioters, Inally dispersing them. Violence started early in the day /hen crowd of idle workers storm-Mri4 cars carrying loyal employes to EM’ittetiie Tlant, smashed the car windows roung jth stone and bricks and pulled Elsa orkers Into the streets where is w#i°y were beaten. *#talnTh<3 situation flamed into a pitch-battle tonight when idle work-s numbering 5,000 including ny women, stormed the entrances the plant, as the employes were leaving, beat them with clubs, and felled them wit Ll a shower of stones and bricks. DEGREE CONFERRED OX DRES. J. M. CHIRDON President J. M. Gordon is in Waxahachie, Texas, today at the call ut Trinity University to have conferred upon him the honorary degree ut Doctor Of Laws. Tliis is the hivh-est honor an institution can confer upon a graduate. In observing its tewi-centi amal this year Trinity thus proposes to honor one whose tireless work through the best years of his life has done much to make the institution what it is today, one of the most progressive private colleges >n the southwest. Mr. Gordon was threes years a student and thirteen years an instructor in Trinity. A good part of the latter period he was dean of th* cottage, which position he resigned to come to East Central in ISIG. mer. Mipt. teachers in ment. Pi of. and Mrs. P. W. Swart* to be seen in the halls at E. C N. again. Prof. Swartz was former superintendent of Lindsey schools for a number of years prior to his entering the service He is directly here from France, and is one of the instructors of Education during the summer semester. Normal classes open at 7:30, continuing until 12:30 giving one hour for lunch, with an hours intermission for chapel between 8:3" and 0:30 o’clock on Wednesdays and Saturdays, on other days this period will be used for orchestra And chorus practicing. Miss Turner and Miss Bernice Campbell of Henryetta have charge of tin music department. Mr. Cml will organise an orchestra as soon as the students get fettled down to work. Hall Ingram, Maurice Gordon and Oscar Parker are attending th.* Y. M C. A. Conference at Hollister. Mo. Deputy Sheriff H. H. VV hitson aud Policeman Wick Adair made a t . id on the drug store belonging to F Z. Holley on East Main street yesterday afternoon, taking in charge various and sundry so-called medicines, beverages, etc. The goods taken are now stored in the sh riffs office and will be used as evidence when the case comes up for hearing, and will be confiscated lf found to be contraband. Dr. Holley had nothing to sa> concerning the action ol the sheriff’s department. He was ordered to appear at 9 o’clock Friday morning. June 13th, when the case will be heard in Justice IL J. Brown’s court.    | Among the articles taken by the officers from Dr, Holley s drug Flore were: 3 barrels, 48 bottles of! iVpsinol containing 20'* alcohol, 1 barrel. 24 bottles Tanola, containing 18r, alcohol; 3 dozen bottu s Wine of Pepsin, 17 ', alcoh-1 ol; 3 cases Panola, 15f* alcohol; I dozen butties l’eruna, 2'* alcohol, 2 dozen bottles Iron Tone. 7 Ms alcohol; I dozen bottles Wine of Beef and Iron with 30', alcohol. The goods taken, the officers sa>. are worth in the neighborhood of $600.00. “In view interest in this country, it is interesting to note that both France and England are far ahead of us in their administration of road funds,” said Mr. Chapin. “France, for example, has recently apropriated $152,000,000 for the repair and upkeep of 65,000 miles of roads and the national government, w'hich has always retained full control of the construction and maintenance of main highways. has gone a step further and has taken over the secondary system as well. This is in direct contrast to our present plan of operation, which in effect, distributes a sum of $273,000,000 over a three-year period or any part of 2,500,-000 miles of road which local authorities may deem advisable, thus dividing control and spreading expenditures over an enormous mileage. ‘A technical committee has been; appointed to determine the kind of material necessary for each type of road and it is also probable that there will be a reclassification of highways according to recent advices from France. “The French problem is, of course, more acute in a sense than ours since thousands of miles of roadways were demolished during the war and must be replaced. But thir very need which has caused the French government to assume full control in order to provide for the most efficient expenditure of every penny, is an indication of the course which the United States government should take. This it cannot do as long as we have a law’ which apropriates monies among states and does not legally recognize the actual need for a national highway system which is now confronting us as a consequence of the enormous increase in interstate highway traffic. “English authorities have also adopted an advanced stand in their treatment of the highway problem. The national government has appropriated $50,000,000 for use on national highways, requiring therewith a measure of local aid, but always holding national policies and purposes in the foreground. The entire subject of transportation has been made the subject of an elaborate investigation and it is not improbable that out of this will come sweeping changes in policies of administration, operation and construction of highways. “In this country w'e have been content to treat the problem as one for sectional rather than national consideration instead of taking into account both elements. “We can no longer continue this course without waste and inefficiency and the more quickly we adopt a plan of administration calling for a national highway system and a federal highway commission, the better off the country will be. “The subject is one which should be brought tq the attention of every congressman for enactment into law at the next session of congress.” MES MIO FORMER GOVERNOR GUY DIES AT SULPHUR ARDMOE. Ok., June 4. W. M. Guy, at one time governor of the Chickasaw Indian Nation, died at his home in Sulphur, Ok., this morning. He was on uncle of Congressman Charles Carter of this city. AI IHE PLAY KUES AMERICAN. Final episode of Houdini, the great mystery serial. Tom Mix appears in a flue western drama and to round off a well balanced program Ednora Fields is presented in the comedy. Beans for Two. NEWSPAPER AT VIENNA PUBLISH HH STORY THAT DELEGATES ACCEDE TO TREATY. By tin* Annodated Pre** VIENNA. June 4 The Austrian government has decided unanimously that the peace terms presented to the Austrian delegation at St. I Germain, France, on Monday, are acceptable, the newspaper Nones Abendblatt announces in ail article today. TELEGRAPHERS KF ATLANTA STRIKE By itll* Associated Freni* ATLANTA, Ga., June 4.—Union Telegraphers employed by the Western Union Telegraph Co., in Atlanta went on a strike at ll o’clock this morning in sympathy with the striking telephone operators of the Southern Bell and Atlanta Telephone Companies who left their switchboards Monday. The strikers wrero greeted w’itb cheers as they left the building in groups. LL PLAN ULI EDIFICE CHRISTIAN PEOPLE PLAN 24 The trustees of the first! Christian church were. on yesterday, commissioned by the elders and deacons to begin work on a plan looking »o the erection ol a newT church edifice for that rapidly growing congregation. The building now occupied by the Christian people bas been inadequate for some time, but the plans to erect a new building were halted some time ago on account of the war and the consequent exhorbitant price of all building material. It is thought now that the church building will be erected on the corner of Thirteenth and Broadway, the one now being used by the church as a parsonage. REVOLUTION IN CENTRAL AMERICAN COUNTRY IS THE CAUSE OF DEEP CONCERN. By t!*.* AssiM'iated Pros SAN SALVADOR. June 4. A forte ol American i i.irines has been 9 landed at Punta Arenas and Port Limon. Costa Rica, because of the revolution against I lie government, headed by General Tinoco. according to dispatches printed in newspapers here. *• The Costa Rican revolution has been attracting considerable attention in Central America for the past tour weeks. The revolutionary forces are said to he recruited from political exiles who formed bands along the Nicaraguan border and advanced southward. The situation is generally obscure owing to conflicting reports. Card of Thank*. LIBERTY. Another highly entertaining program this evening, a program of music, fun and beauty. The picture program features Dorothy ' Gish in the pretty drama, The Hope Chest. It is a Paramount production. The Second Baptist church and Nazar* ne church will meet at the Baptist church tonight for union prayer meeting. They will meet Thursday night at the Nazarene church for union prayer meeting. Those services will begin promptly at 8:30 o’clock. V^noss, Okla., June 3, 1919. j We take this method to thank our many friends who rendered such noble assistance during the illness and death of our daughter and sister Edith. Your many kind words and deeds shall nevi'r he forgotten May God bless each of you. MR. AND MRS. J. H. LYNN, And Family. Let a Want Ad get it for you. PUBLIC' DEBT OF UNITED ST AT ES $25,921,151,270 WASHINGTON, June 4.—The Nation’s public debt reached a new high mark of $25,921,151,270 at tile end of May, an increase of $1,-096.640,750 during the month, resulting from new issues of certificates of indebtedness and payment on Victory loan subscriptions. Ordinary disbursements in May amounted to $907,492,920. only slightly less than the $1,068,203,-020 in the same month last \ear. Miss Barrow will present her pupils of expression and dancing in recital Friday evening, June 6, at the normal auditorium at 8:30 p. rn. The program will consist of folk and aesthetic dances and a one act play. The public cordially invited. 6-4-3td l coil AUSTRIAN TREATY By the Associated Press PARIS, June 4.- The Council of Four met again this forenoon. Experts on territorial and reparation matters met with the council. It is understood that clauses of the Austrian peace treaty dealing wdth reparation have now been completed. J. P. Jones wTas Tuesday afternoon, the people of that sore about the newT wrhich relegates the vision points to the stations and runs at sible time. up from Roff He stated that place are very train schedule Red River diposition of flag the w’orst pos- ;