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Ada Evening News (Newspaper) - May 14, 1919, Ada, Oklahoma gfoa Cbetung VOLUME XVI. NUMBER 53 ■■■■ i    t    ■ ADA, OKLAHOMA, WEDNESDAY, MAY 14, 1919. TWO CENTS THE COPY NO l/ONGKU INSISTS OK TI IK ATY OF I XIXDOX. Kl OIK IV. SETTLED. OIL STATE’S NOV WELL PROVES PONTOTOC COUNTY’S RICH <»ll> DEPOSITS. BRITISH WANT MERC RANT VES-SEES DIVIDED ACCORDING TO TONNAGE LOSS. Ladies’ Waists We are showing: many clever styles in Voiles, Organdie and Georgette. You will want a lot of good looking waists for use this Summer. We have them. LOOK THESE OVER: Wirt hover Waists .....$1.00 Wirthmor Waists____________$1.50 Wcllworth Waists .....$2.50 Georgette Waists........$6    to    $15 U.v tile AmiN'iittH) l*ifss P A UIS, May 12, - The Italian delegation to the peace conference is no longer insisting upon the strict fulfillment of the secret treaty bf London and this part of the controversy relative to territory on the j Adriatic eastern shore is tending to-ward adjustment, according to those j who have participated in recent eon-] fereUCes. J The status of Flume is still be-| tug discussed as the proposed plan I to make it a free city similar to Danzig has not proved acceptable. NEW LAUNDRY £0. IN Ada is to dr), if plan carried out. be operated of whose stock local men and The men who are new company are T. have a new steam laun-set on foot today are The new laundry will by a corporation, part will be furnished by part bv outsiders. organizing the A. Eagar and STEVENS-WILSON CO. TWO SCHOOL DISTRICTS WANI BETTER BUILDINGS PLANE AND BALLOON Supt. Floyd states that Laxton school district will in a few days vote on a proposition to issue $6.-<>00 of bonds with which to erect a modem school building. Latta bas up a proposition for an issue of $9.0(*0 Hor the same purpose. Hart will vote on the question of consolidating the two schools of the district. Mr. Floyd will address the citizens of that community this evening on the subject and Prof. B. A. Pratt will talk on the work of boys and girls clubs. Brine in that frame it for von. picture and let me —C. A. Cummins JI * * * * * J «> INTRODUCING BABY TO DADDY —on his return from the trenches, is some occasion. The #j* memories should be recorded £ in one of our Elegant Photo- 4 graphs. Phone for an appoint- *:] men!.    If" I Stairs Studio I $    PHONE IM    Ii; *F-I—I**!—I—I—I—I—!—J—I—I—I-c-y * $ v + ■V V * By the A<NtH‘iitcd I’rtis MONTAUK POI NT, X. Y.. May 14. The navy dirigible 05 left here today on a dight to St Johns, which may be followed by a trans-Atlantic attempt if the coastal performance pi o\ es a success. The balloon took to the air af eight a. rn., and swung into a maximum speed of fifty miles per hour, which is expected to drive her over the 12OU mile Course in twenty four hours. NC-4 Resume* Flight. CHATHAM, Mass. May 14 The naval seaplane NC-4 left here ai 9:25 th s morning to Join the NC-1 and NC*?, a* Tiepassy, Newfoundland, the starting point of the trans-Atlantic dight. The NC-4 is expected to go as far as Halifax today. This plane started with the others several days ago, but was forced down by engine trouble. .Making F<h><I Headway. CHATHAM. Mass.. May 14. The C-5 flying 1,000 feet high passed over tht air station here at 10:05 a. in. The balloon was ascending as she disappeared over the course followed by the seaplane NC-4. W. A. Withers of Pieher, Okla., is in the city visiting his brother, Ct. Frank Withers and wife for a few days. Let a Want Ad get it for you. C. J. Mayshark. Mr. Rngar is from I Dallas. Texas, and has been a citizen of Ada for about six months, during which time he has been the manager of the Ada Steam Laundry. Mr. Mayshark is from Oklahoma City, and lias been superintendent of the Ada Laundry plant while Mr. Eagar was    manager. They are men who know every part of the laundry business and no doubt will make of the new laundry a phenomenal success.    The new j company will be capitalized at $25,000, most of v.h'ch has a1 re ad; been subscribed. The name of the i Laundry will be The    Ame. iran Steam Laundry. Papers were made out today for a charter and the new company will get busy just as soon as the charter is granted. Mi. A. B. Blanks, who was mal ager of the Ada Steam Laundry previous to Mr. Eagar** connection with it, is again in cha ge of that popular institution. T. \\. RORISON GOEB WITH FAMOUS MOTOR ORGANIZATION T. VV. Robison, formerly superintendent of the city schools of Ada, has icairned his position as principal of one of the ward schools in Oklahoma City and has accepted a j position w it*, the Ford Motor Com-* patly. In hi> new position he is in charge of all the employees, looking alter the matter of employing new workers, looking after their welfare while at work and the conditions surrounding them at home. Mr. Robison is well fitted for a place of th is kind and will be a valuable man in the Ford organi-zit f.i. He gave up the school work only after he had been Urged to accept this position, it being tendered to him before he kuew un) thing about ll. The latest reports concerning the Oil cbaie well winch came in Monday evening Hie most favorable and eeuis to justify me rosy predictions •' inch have been made about the oil ‘inuit ut Pontotoc county. This welt tends to prove a part of the Fra.leis held about which there as some doubt, cor that reason cut on fraternity watched the with keen interest. i he eaxct pi on action of the well is not known at present and will not be ascertained until the bit fs ai I veil iuiiner into the sand. Secretary \\ ebb has arranged for storage tanks to hold the oil which will aul be ready beioie the last of the week. Many estimates have been made as to the ultimate capacity ot the well, figures ranging ail the way from 5 2to 150 barrels. At present the oil sand has been peue-irated only 9 feet, so that its thickness is not possible to state at this time. It is certain, however, that the quality of the oil is good, being 24 gravity, worth $2.00 barrel. A representative of Francis refinery stated that compauv was ready to buy the just as soon as it was placed the tanks. A Long; Struggle. The men at the head of the State company are to be commended for the way they have stuck to their guns. Their faith in their undertaking never faltered in spite of discouragements that would have caused many a promoter to abandon the work. They are entitled to the congratulations they are receiving and their friends which them still further success. In this connection it might bo well to add a word regarding oil matters. To make an oil company successful three things are absolutely necessary, time, money and ; good management. The stockholders must have patience and the j management must have perseverance. The manages of the Oil Stat*1 company certainly have shown the ( latter quality. Messrs. Webb and Glitches have refused all offers to go to Texas, I feeling th**ir duty lay at home where I their stockholders had sunk their money. Now that they have a good well, they may be relied upon to letively develope the rest sf their valuable acreage. tty tin* Associate! I'rcss PARIS, May 14.—Renewed efforts are being made by the British delegation to secure an agreement calling for the pooling of former German merchant vessels and their distribution on a basis of tonnage lost by each nation during the war instead of the plan of the United States for retaining the ships interned in American ports prior to her entering the war. Poland is laying claim to some of the warships surrendered by Germany. per the his oil in Oil WILL RECEIVE A NOVEL IDEA BUT A 0000 ONE LOR AOA It is generally recognized that Ada has many wonderful advantages not enjoyed by other cities of the size .and larger, but the fact remains that it is lacking in respect to places of amusement and recreation. If w e are going to take away I the evils that we all agree should be taken away. it is going to be necessary to substitute something better. Then, too, it is a fact that the traveling public is not so much inclined to remain over Sunday in i Ada as they are in places where all kinds of recreation and innocent amusement can be indulged in. In talking with the mayor oil i this point he suggested to the writ-1 cr what seems to he a solution to j the whole problem, or rather a( plan that would an nearly approach a solution as anything we can imagine at this time. The suggestion was a natatorium ' iud skating rink at the city park. properly constructed and operated under city supervision. A twenty thousand dollar bond issue would put the thing over in I goods shape, the mayor believes, and there is n > doubt'but that it would he self sustaining from the start and ultimately a revenue getter for the city. It would at least soon pay itself out, and that Is what is desired after all. This is a proposition that deserves Die serious consideration of every citizen who wants to see Ada get into the metropolitan class, and at the same time see something provided for the youth of the community that will keep them at home and give them the advantages for amusement and recreation which they are going to have one way or another. AY SALE IN FULL FORCE You sure This will and Sale is find as see for just as interesting as the first day it started, many bargains now' as the day it started; be yourself. MEN’S AND BOYS’ SUITS Al! Reduced for This Sale MEN’S SITTS SALK PRIC ES $11.40, $13.88, $14.25, $16.62, $19.00, $23.24, $25.12, $28.02, $33.25 All Tfiis Seas? n’s .Merchandise Included BOYS’ SUITS SALL PRICES $175, $6.17, $9.50, $14.25 MEN’S HATS ALL STRAW AND FELT HATS ON LARGE ASSORTMENT SALE PHONE 77 S. Af. SHAW. PR OR. Established In 1909 AOA, OKLA. OFFICIAL VOTE Or STATE ON ROAR OO PETITION FILED FOO ARRIAGE ANNULMENT IHG FOUR A 1*1*01 NT SUR-COM-MITTKE TO REC EIVE IIIN COMMUNICATIONS. TEXTBOOK COMMISSION is APPOINTED HY GOVERNOR OKLAHOMA CITY, May 14. The new Textbook Com mission c ret ted by a law passed by the last Legislature Was named today by Governor Robertson. Those appointed are J. p. Battenberg, Atoka; Ben Hennessey, Watonga; J. C. Jackson, Sapulpa; L. ll. Pettitt. Collinsville W. 1). Kelsey, Holm it. The Governor and State Superintendent R. ll. Wilson are other mew bf is of the comm ssion provided by the law. It Is likely the commission will be called in a meeting soon. A book adoption must be made in time for the next school year. NO PROMISE GIVEN TO By tin* A N'lji t ml Press FARIS, May 14. The council of tour of the peace conference this afternoon appointed a suh-commit-<ee composed of one member from ach of the fixe great powers, Great Britain. France. Italy, the Un ted States and Japan to deal with objections and proposals from the German peace plenipotentiaries. A demonstration was preoipiladod in the German national assembly Tuesday when the chancellor [denounced the peace terms and do-I dared they were unacceptable to j Germany. No formal action was , taken iii the matter, however. Austrians En Route. BERNE, Switzerland, May I I. : The Austrian delegation to the peace conference numbering seventy persons passed through Switzerland this forenoon on a spec.a1 I train for Paris. THE HAGUE. May 15. The | Dutch government denies that it ha^ j decided to surrender former emperor William. The question at {present the Dutch government con-j tends, concerns only Germany and the entente. On Ie nary Organization. Tonight at the Methodist church will be held a conference of Centenary team, workers who are now-planning to put over the big drive of next week for Ada’s quota of fifteen thousand dollars. The Methodist church in America is undertaking in one week to secure $110,000-000.00 for mission at home and abroad. The Southern Methodists are to take care of th’rty-flve million of this stupendous sum, and the Methodist people of Ada feel ce»-Uin of success in securing their ouota of $15,000, and then some. The conference tonight at eight-thirty will tak<J up the standard plan for the drive. A cr’ves HA* I^AX. 'N American caval i *<ved here at Chatham, p., "al mile'? lr three hdnrs and five minutes, allowing for an st Halifax. S.. May 14.—The seaplane NC-4 ar-2:10 p. m.. from making 300 nauti-forty-hour’s REPUBLICANS SELECT IOWA MAN AS PII EHI DENT PRO TEMPORE OF SENATE. By tin* As*nH,latt,(l Press WASHINGTON, May 14. Sena-i tor Cummins, Iowa, favored by the I ;uogicssiv t group, was chosen unanimously presided pro tempore of the senate at the organization conference today of Republican senators. Senator Lodge, Massachusetts, was re-elected party leader i and discussion of the controversy | over committee chairmanships for Senators Penrose of Pennsylvania and Warren of Wyoming was postponed. Penrose aspires to the chairmanship of the finance committee and Warren to that of appropriations. A Successful School. W W. Norton, one of the directors of the Jones Chapel school four miles west of Ada, states that the term will close Friday. Under the management of Miss Catherine Bu-len it has been so successful that the entire body of patrons, representing sixteen families, met a few* days ago and insisted that she remain another year at a substantial increase in salary. Among other things the district did during the war was to raise $200 through the pupils to be invested in Liberty Bonds, Die bonds to be the property of the school. Also, tile sum of $27.50 was raised to have some) large pictures made of the three boys of the district who gave their lives tor their country, the pictures to bo placed in the school house. For the summer a twenty days singing school has been arranged for and the funds for its support largely raised already. TO REQUISITION STEEL FOR SHIPS By flic Associated Pres* WASHINGTON. May 14. The navy department practically has decided to exercise its authority under war emergency legislation and requisition steel for battleship construction. the price to be paid to be fixed later on a basis of market conditions and quotations rather! than on examination of steel makers’ books. Oklahoma City, May 14.—Official returns from fifty-eight of the seventy-seven counties of the state, tabulated yesterday by the state election board show* defeat of the $50,BOO,OOO road bond proposed in Hies? counties by a vote of almost three to one. Returns from these counties show 48.799 votes for the bonds, and 173-186 against. WY C. McAlister, secretary of tho board, said yesterday that he expected complete official returns from the remaining nineteen counties to be in by tonight. A petition was filed Court, this week asking ment of the marriage of tors and Porter Crooks, in District for annul-Hazel Win-which was entered into at Coalgate about one month ago. The petition wras filed by J. F. Winters, father of the girl, who states that she is only 14 years of age, and that she was fooled into tilt marriage. Attorney B. C. Wad-lington represents the plaintiff. Crooks is the man against whom charges were filed Saturday for pointing a pistol at his wife and threatening to kill her because she would not live with him. Suits cleaned .Miller Bros. and pressed. $1.50. 5-1-tf. Let a Want Ad get it for you. ^‘ffercnce In time between here and Chatham. Lieut. Commander Reed advised the cruiser Baltimore here jby radio that he plans to stop qnly a few minutes. Refuses Normal Presidency. McAlester. May    G.    Mast- ersoa, superintendent of the schools of McAlester, has declined the presidency of the Edmond normal to which he was recently elected by the state board of education. He will remain in his present position. Submarine Coal Mining. HALIFAX. N. S., May 14.—Submarine coal mining may be at- j tempted in the areas north of Sydney Harbor, to Nova Scotia and for some distance south of Sydney Harbor, through proposed legisla- ■ Hon now before the Nova Scotia law makers. Leases to certain submarine mining districts have been held by the Dominion Coal com-! pany and the Nova Scotia* Steel and Coal Company. For some time there has been a dispute between these concerns tegarding leasing privileges. The proposed legislation would \ give mining rights in the submarine area to the Dominion company with the understanding that oper-^ ations would start as soon as pos- ■ Bible. Masons, Ada Lodge No. M., will meet at 8 ing for work in Notice. 119. A. F. A A. o’clock this even-the Fellowcraff I Degree.—Miles C. Griff*by, W. M. Dainty Dove UNDERWEAR NEW STYLE, SPLENDID MATERIALS, IMMENSE VARIETY Elaborate Camisoles, beautiful Night Gowns, simple tailored Envelope Chenrses all the most charming lingerie styles are to be found iii our Underwear Section. They’ll delight you with their beauty and fit, and will wear Longer than ordinary garments. Prices Arc Consistent with Dependable Merchandise. SEE THEM TODAY! The Surprise Store J15-117 West Main St. 1 Phone tft. ;