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Ada Evening News (Newspaper) - May 15, 1919, Ada, Oklahoma !Hba Cberang i^elus VOLUME XVI. NUMBER 54 ADA, OKLAHOMA. THURSDAY, MAY 15, 1919. TWO CENTS THE COPY 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: Wirthover Waists___________$1.00 Wirthmor Waists____________$1.50 Wellworth Waists___________$2.50 Georgette Waists________$0    to    $15 Young: Man, Reared Near Ada, Victim of 2300 Volts of Electricity While in Pursuit of His Regular Duties. First of the Kind Ever Known in Ada. FRANK BYNUM INJURED IN WRECK J. U. Criswell, Unable to Stop Ambulance When Brakes Fail to Work, Crashes Into Freight Train. jg- MAY SALE IN FULL FORCE This Sale is just as interesting as the first day it started. will find as many bargains now as the day it started; be sure and see for yourself. You I). A. GROSS, ll. F. SANDY AND WALTER MILBURN BADLY BURNED IN (»AS EXPLOSION NEAR ALLEN. GEHMAN NOTE NOT CASE OF RUSSELL TO BE CONSIOERED FOLLOWERS REVERSED By the As?*»»clftted Pre** PARIS. May 15.—The council of! four has declined to consider the not from Count Von Brockdorff-R&ntzau. chief of the German peace delegation, relative to international labor legislation. In a note to the German delegation today Premier Clemenceau, president of the peace conference, says the allied and associated governments are “of the opinion that their decisions give satisfaction to the anxiety which the Germans profess and insure realiza-idid tion of the retorms which the working classes have more than ever the right 4o expect. fly the Associated Pre** NEW YORK. May 15.—Reversal of the conviction of Joseph F. Rutherford and seven other members ot the International Rible Students' Association and allied organizations who were found guilty of violations of the espionage act. was ordered today in the opinion of the United Slates circuit court of appeals here. The opinion states that the defendants who were convicted before Federal Judge Howe in Brooklyn not have a fair trial. Elbert Chapman, the eighteen year old son of Byars Chapman, is dead and Frank Bynum, a young ! man working for the J. WL Shelton Undertaking Company, is nursing a badly bruised head as the result • of two accidents here this morning about 9:30 o’clock. Elbert Chapman was working on the lines of the Ada Electric and Gas Comptn\ at the corner of Ash avenue and Sixt.i street when a current of electricity 2300 volts strong phot through his body, kill-j ing him instantly. In rushing to the scene of the tragedy with the : ambulance. J. U. Criswell and ! Frank Bynum went into a freight train standing on the Frisco tracks, wrecking the ambulance and cutting Frank Bynum severely about the head. | The electrocution of young Chapman is the first of the kind to happen in Ana. Hi was at the top of th** pole. working with a live wire. Morris Waggoner was on the ground. Jack Derrick was working some distance away. It is not known whether Elbert caught to keep from falling or how (lie accident happened. For some cause he took hold of the guy wire leading to the ground while he held in his other hand the live wire carrying 2300 volts. I named I-; the to Bli the ately tLo current stud through body. Morris Waggoner called De*ride who w*s at the top of other pole between the scene of accident and the power plant. Derrick immediately cut the wire, thereby cutting off the current. He immediately rushed to young Chapman. tied a rope around his body and lowered him to the ground. He was not breathing, but they rushed him to the Faust hospital for examination. He was dead before he was put on the operating table. As soon a* ti i accident occurred, J. IL Criswell and Frank Bynum started to the scene with the ambulance. A ireight train was standing acresv Main street. Mr. Criswell. who was driving, saw the train in plenty of time and tried to apply the brakes. The brakes would not work and the ambulance plunged headlong into the train, wrecking tin* ambulance and throwing tho occupants through the windshield. Mr. Criswell was not seriously hurt, hut Frank's left ear was lacerated and a deep gash cut on the right side of his neck. The victim of the electrocution has been reared in and around Ada and is well known. He was a hard working, industrious boy and was making rapid progress in electrical work. The plans for burial had not been announced this afternoon. C. H. Chas. J. B. C. D. C. B. E. L. R. E. HARRIS HOTEL ARRIVALS. 0. R. Harris. Oklahoma City Black. Oklahoma City H. Wohlford. Ardmore Fink, Wichita, Kans. Kelly, Dallas, Tex. Perry, Bastrop, La. Joe Lefkovits. Cincinnati, O. T. G. Blocker, Sherman, Tex. J. R. Cobb. Oklahoma City Denny Cumminys. Oklahoma City E. McNeil, Kans^ City, Mo. H. Gilmore. Omaha, Neb. L. Crohen, Boston, Mass. H. Sanders, Kansas Cit, Mo. E. Sullivan. Chicago. 111. Zead J. Chamberlain, St. Louis F. A. Munhall. Ardmore Joe A. Carson. Oklahoma City R. H. Steen, Oklahoma City R. R. Fanner. Muskogee E. L. Gillette, Francis Jno. T. Young, Tishomingo Mr. and Mrs. Hanning. Ballon, Ind. F. J. Fenning, Kansas City, Mo. J. H.: Carpenter, Oklahoma City Dan Gardner, Stonewall Fred Wachenheini, New York 1. E. Province, Sherman, Tex. K. W. Fischer, Oklahoma City J. B. Tague, Shawnee A. R Reeves, Dallas. Tex. A. K. Boggs, Sapulpa O. G. Bogenschutz. Oklahoma City G. L. Handley, St. Louis, Mo. P. S. Maud. Oklahoma J. R. Chandler, Francis Lawrence Walker, Wichita Falls, Tex. Alonzo Turner, Oklahoma City H. C. Pool, Oklahoma City POST FIELD AVIATOR ENTERTAINS ADA ROLING AGAINST BEER MAKERS T D. A. Gross, B. F. Shandy and Walter Milburn, of the Homaokla Oil Co., were the victims of a gas explosion one-half mile south and a mile and a half west of Allen at 1:30 yesterday afternoon, when gas I rom a well they were drilling was ignited, burning the three men severely, slightly injuring others and destroying the rig. The company was putting dowTn a w’ell on the Harjo farm and were at a depth of about 250 feet, where gas is usually encountered in that field, when Mr. Shandy unthoughted Iv struck a match to light a cigar. The gas was so dense that it easily ignited and the conflagration followed. The men were fishing for tools when the accident occurred. The throe injured men were hurried to the Faust hospital in this city where their wounds were given immediate attention. The burns were mostly about the head, chest and hands in all three cases, and, while serious with both Mr. Gross and Mr. Milburn, they ar#* all resting easily today and the physicians in attendance state that neither of them are in imminent danger. \Y. W. WHITAKER, PIONEER, DIEN AT BYRD'S MILL W. W. Whitaker, aged 72. died this (Thursday) morning at the home of his son. John Whitaker, al Franks. Deceased was a pioneer of Pontotoc county, having resided ut Franks the past sixteen years. He was a min who stood high in the esteem of all who knew’ him. He came to this country from Denton county, Texas. Deceased is survived by tw’o children. a son. John Whitaker, and a daughter, Mrs. Donie Griffin. MEN’S AND BOYS’ SUITS All. Reduced for This Sale MEN’S SUITS SALE PRICES $11.40, $13.88, $14.25, $16.62, $19.00, $23.24, $26.12, $28.02, $33.25 All This Season’s Merchandise Included BOYS’ SUITS SALE PRICES $4.75, $6.17, $9.50, $14.25 MEN’S HATS ALL STRAW AND FELT HATS ON SALE LARGE ASSORTMENT PE PA RT ME NT STORE PHONS 77 S.M. SHAW. PROP. Established in IMI AOA, OKLA. WILL DISMANTLE I FOSDICK WILL Lieut. Carscarriin, an aviator in making the trip from Post Field. Fort Sill. to Okmulgee today entertained the cit.zeus of Ada with some etherial fantastic stunts before coining to earth where he reinforced himself with gas and water, after which he w*ended his way toward the above mentioned city. DIRIGIBLE ARRIVES AT N EW Et >1 N DLA NI) IM HJT. ST. JOSES. N. F., May 15. The American naval dirigible C-5 scheduled for a possible non-stop flight from this port to British Isles, arrived here today after a clay and night cruise from Montauk Point, New York. The balloon has been in the air twenty-live hours and forty-five minutes. Br tho A'floriated Pre** WASHINGTON. May I IL—An opinion to the effect that the brew-, lug of beer containing two and three quarters per cent alcohol is illegal has been given by Attorney General Palmer to internal revenue commissioner Roper, but officials explained it would not operate to j stop the manufacture of this hoer pending a decision by the federal I district court of New’ York in the case now’ under consideration. PALLS FOR REPORTS FROM NATIONAL AND STATE RANKS. tty the A ^florin te<l IT**** WASHINGTON, May 15 - The comptroller of the currency today Issued a call for a report of the condition of all national banks at tho close of business Monday, May 12. HAD CHRONIC STOMACH TROUBLE FIFTY YEARS Mr. Plctz Finally Found How to End It—He’s 88 Years Old. OKLAHOMA CITY, May 15.—A call for a report of the condition of all state hanks at the close of business May 12 was issued from the office of the state banking commissioner today. 4* t I had been afflicted for 50 years w’ith chronic stomach trouble and dyspepsia, and spent hundreds of dollars trying to , get relief. For years I have had to go | to the water closet as often as eight or twelve times during the night, on account : of my bowels. I had to dc very careful what I ate and could not eat fruit at all. “I have used but four bottles of Milks J Emulsion and it has benefited me more than all the other medicines I have taken. I can go to bed now and sleep the whole night, and can eat fruit without hurting me.”—Wm. M. Plctz, SII South 13th St.. Springfield, 111. When Mr% Piet* wrote this letter he ' was eighty-eight years old, and ills are hard to relieve at that age. Don’t sillier for 60 years as he did! Don’t sillier another week J Milks Emulsion costs nothing to trv. Milks Emulsion is a pleasant, nutritive food and a corrective medicine. It restores healthy, natural bowel action, doing away with all need of pills and Physics. It promote* appetite and quickly puts the digestive organs in shape to assimilate food. Aft a builder of flesh and strength, Milks Emulsion is strongly recommended to run-down nervous people, and it has produced amazing re- ple, Arsenate of Lead and « many cases of tuberculosis of AM    a.i    mi    th® lungs. Chrome Stomach trouble and AH    the    Other    Bug    Killers,    constipation are promptly relieved—U8U- ®    ally in one day. I INTRODUCING BABY TO DADDY —on his return from the trenches, is some occasion. The memories should he recorded In one of our Elegant Photographs. Phone for an appointment. Stairs Studio X    PHONE    84 Paris Green, London Pur-Arsenate of Lead and TEXANS COMING By the A»*o<-IhIo<I Press WASHINGTON, May 15 - Practically the entire South Texas and Oklahoma Division was Included in the units announced by the War Department toda yas assigned to early convoy home. I tv the Associated Pros* BERNE. Switzerland, May 15.---Troops of Admiral Kolchak have captured the important town of Samara on the Volga river, flip Ukranian press bureau says it learns from well informed sources. AT THE PLAT HODGES AMERICAN. Pauline Frederick is the star in the drama, Out of the Shadow. Here is where a young man finds himself between the horns of a dilemma when a very attractive girl very he loves insists on dangerous secret. being told a Did he tell? Method*** Centenary Notice. Friday evening at eight thirty the Team Captans will marshall their forces for the Centenary Dr;ve which is to take place next w’eek. At this meeting further details will he discussed and cards assigned the workers. Sunday afternoon at three we will plan to have a great Missionary Mass Meeting to be addressed by several laymen and also by the pastor. From    this meeting    the teams will start on their personal work. It is understood that no public collections are taken for the Centenary. It is all secured by the interview plan. Sunday evening at eight-thirty ! the Methodists of the city are asked to meet at    the    church to hear    the reports of    the    work of the team* during the afternoon and to hear short talks by various speakers. $35,000,000.00 is said to he a big lump    for    our    Methodism    to : handle. Take out your period and young figure a bit. There are two million TU. I By tho Associated Press PARIS, May 15.—Austrian peace terms will probably be presented to the Austrian delegation Wednes-! day. The terms, it is understood, require the dismantling of the famous Skoda gun works among other armament plants. By the Associated Press WASHINGTON, May    lo.—Ray mond B. Fosdick, New York lawyer. who was chairman of the commission on training camp activities during the war, will be the American representative on the council of the league of nations when the league is organized. This wras learned officially today. A nice, pleasant purgative that also has a genial stimulating effect in the liver and stomach is one reason why Prickly Ash Bitters is so well liked by people who have used it. They find it a good med{-citie for the wrhole family. Price $1.25 per Bottle. Gwin & Mays Drug Company, Agents.—Adv. Piano* Need Tuning? Bishop, the reliable tuner from Oklahoma City, is still here. Phone 206.    5-15-5t-eod* Plenty of full blood departmental oil and gas leases at the News office.    4-30-tf AIRPLANES REACH OKLAHOMA CITY EN ROUTE TO BOSTON. By the AssoclstfHl Press OKLAHOMA CITY. May 15.— Five giant De Haviland airplanes arrived here, at 1:15 p. rn., completing the first Jeg of the Dallas to Boston flight. The squadron, I commanded by Colonel H. D. Clag-i gett. flight supervisor of the southwest, will spend today and tomorrow here, leaving for Wichita, Kan-i sas May 17th Destroy the bugs before they de-silroy stout stuff. Paris Green In 20c, 30c. 75c packages; Arsenate of Lead 75c, lh., 40c 1-2 lh, 20c 1-4 lb.; Kreso Dip; Sans* Dip; Gwiu & Mays' Sanitary Fluid; Cowease; “Swat the Fly”; era; Fly Killers; Chad's Louse Killer; Chicken Louse Killers all kinds. Order by Mail#-—Owl* St Magi Drug 0«# Ibis is the only solid emulsion made, and so palatable that it is eaten with a spoon like icecream. A truly wonderful I medicine for weak, sickly children. No matter how severe your case, you are urged to try Milks Emulsion under this guarantee—Take six bottles ' w«* home with Y^u, u*e it according to .mr. uam*** comm to Hoffstra; Ray Kill-    «!£    JI    SSM?1 with I best recommendations 1 results, your money will be promptly funded. Price 60c and *1.20 Der The Milks Emulsion Co., I errs lad. Sold and guar anteed by cr Win Ju Stays Drug Company. (ddr.) refund** NEU FLOUR MILL MANAGER WILL ARRIVE JUNE FIRST C. H. Barnes of Glasgow, Mo., has been selected as manager of the Ada Milling Co. to succeed L. E. Pettigrew, who recently resigned. Mr. Barnes comas to Ada with the as to citizenship, and is reputed to be a high class mill man. He will more his family hero with the expectation of making this hi* permanent bams.    i LIBERTY. The Fads and Fancies will present a brand new program. The picture program presents Dorothy Phillips in the masterpiece. The Grand Passion, a dramatization of the Boss of Powderville. SHAWNEE BUSINESS MAN PRAISES HAM AND BAMSEY. J. L. Ford, president of the Shawnee Milling Co., and also of the Ada mill, w’as in the city on business today on business. When asked about the Ham-Ramsey revival at Shawnee he spoke in most enthusiastic terms of the evangelists, saying he considers them the best in the field today. Mr. Ramsey does not attempt to be sensational nor does he indulge in personal abuse, but appeals to his hearers in a manner that carries conviction. Nearly 1,000 conversions resulted from the Shawnee meeting and Mr. Ford predicts that Ada will be reached as effectively as Shawnee. and tw’o hundred thousand of us. Giving three dollars and twenty cents apiece for five years, we will go over the top. We expect every member and friend to make- a pledge, and we have several members able to give thousands.—Methodist Centenary Council for Ada. A Child and the Centenary. At the breakfast table a little girl belonging to the Methodist Church in Ada heard her father say that children under twelve would not bi* solicited for pledges to the Centenary. She dropped her head and a cloud came over her face, for she was not yet ten. Later on she figured out how she ought to pledge fifty dollars during the big drive next week. She also figured an equitable scale for the three other members of the family. It wras the world’s Saviour who said: “A little child shall lead them.” Christian Church Announcement. Rev. C. V. Dunn will go to Lehigh Sunday May IS, to preach the commencement sermon for the Lehigh High School. There will be no church service at the First Christian Church Sunday morning so that the congregation may attend the commencement services of the local High School. Sunday School, however, will be at the usual time. Rev. Dunn will return in time for the evening church services. Paving Meeting Called. The property owners of Townsend and Broadway affected by tho proposed paving are requested to meet at the city hall Friday evening at 8:30 to disculs the matter.— Com mitt* I, WILSON SAYS MESSAGE WILL RE VERY BRIEF. By the Associated Press PARIS, May 15.— President Wilson has advised cable companies that his forthcoming message to the special session of congress will not he more than a few’ hundred words in length, enabling it to be cabled probably on the day of delivery. Suits cleaned Millar ferps, and prised, 1.50. “l*4f» There Is more Catarrh in thlr section of the country than all other diseases put together, and for years It was supposed to be Incurable. Doctors prescribed local remedies, and by constantly falling to cure with local treatment, pronounced It incurable. Catarrh is a local disease, greatly Influenced by constitutional conditions and therefore requires constitutional treatment. Hall’s Catarrh Cure, manufactured by F. J. Cheney & Co., Toledo, Ohio. is a constitutional remedy, is taken Internally and acta thru the Blood on the Mucous Surfaces of the System. One Hundred Dollars reward is offered for any case that Hall’s Catarrh Cure falls to curs. Send for circulars and testimonials. F. J. CHENEY % CO.. Toledo, Ohio. Sold by Druggists, ?5c. Mali's Family Fills for oonSMfNMaaaa Dainty Dove UNDERWEAR NEW STYLE, SPLENDID MATERIALS, IMMENSE VARIETY Elaborate Camisoles, beautiful Night Gowns, simple tailored Envelope Chemises—all the most charming lingerie styles are to be found in our Underwear Section. They’ll delight you with their beauty and fit, and will wear longer than ordinary garment/?. Price* Are Consistent with Dependable Merchandise. SEE THEM TODAY! The Surprise Store Established 1903 West Main St.: "Phone 117 ;