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Ada Evening News (Newspaper) - May 21, 1919, Ada, Oklahoma {Stye gfoa Cbemng; VOLUME XVI. NUMBER 59 ADA, OKLAHOMA, WEDNESDAY, MAY 21, 1919. TWO CENTS THE COPY Picturesque Summer Afternoon Frocks for the Vacationist and Stav-at-Home. Fresh out of their tissue paper coverings have come these airy, colorful frocks expressing ali the joyous carefree spirit of summer with the finesse and delicacy of good taste. They will fit in tunefully with all the gay summer afternoon occasions. Made of plain ani printed Georgette. Foulards. Voi I e s and Organdie. ; 1 JIH WmMf rn W' Pine KS: $12.50 ,,. $50 STEVENS-WILSON CO. AI IDE PUI HOUSES AMERICAN. Another installment of Houdini, the mystery story. Tom Mix is featured in the w-estern story, The Delayed Transit. For Love or Money is a lively Strand comedy. C. OE C. COMMITTEE STARTS ITS WORK LIBERTY. Another new and entertaining program by the U. S. A. Girls. The picture' program is a dramatization of Louisa May Alcott’s famous book, Little Women. •im    *    * YOU NEYER KNOW I he committee recently appointed by the I hamber of Commerce to investigate the need of improved wateiworks facilities held its first meeting last night at the court house. Matters were discussed in a general way, but no decisive actio nwill be taken toward prolactin ca bon campaign until conditions are thoroughly gone into. Another meeting will be held Thursday evening at 7:30 and it is the earnest desire of Chairman W. L. \\ bitake r that every member of this committee' be present.. *f. rile ref ore it is a wise idea •I* o keep late photographs of % *LL members o:*the family. T PHONE US FOR YOUR APPOINTMENT Stall's Studio PROGRAM OF EIGHTH IE v '‘HOVE 84 I Tim eighth -ercises of the* WMH be held at this evening at THOROUGH CLEANLINESS lade promotion ex Ada public schools the Baptist church *:30. The* follow-*51 mg piogram will be rendered: March—Vi let Moore. Invocation—Rev. C. V. Dunn. Chorus Grade. Reading, Armstrong. Octette Address Chorus Chorus of Welcome -Eighth Irving School doe k. Glen wood, Rev Geo, VV. IU Willard School. High School. Presentation of Diplomas .Mi T. Walters. Exceptional War Record. a thumbnail sketch of a some kind of Is the first step In the proper care of the skin and for this every woman should regularly use a good cold cream. COLD CREAM JONTEEL is as tine and pjre a cold cream as can be made and wMll not grow hair. Del fitfully perfumed with the costly new odor of 26 flowers —Jonteel. 50c at Gwh & Mays Drug Co. Has Here’s wan who deserves decoration: j John Lang, fifty-three years old, j Loyal North Lancashire Regiment; lather of twenty-five children; cullied up as a reservist ai the outbreak of the war; served on five battle-i fronts—France. Palestine, Saloniki, ! Bulgaria and Italy; witnessed the} fall of Jerusalem; served in Con-jStantinople following the armistice; unwounded throughout the wrar; two sons, William and Thomas, both of the Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, w.ere killed early in the war; another son, Peter, in the Scots Guards, was wounded; another son, James, a sergeant in the Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, is still serving. Ifs Up To the People Hie people of Ada who desire to see public improvements in keeping with the general progress of the town in other respects wall have to wake up and get busy or else be content to see Ada take her stand in the coun-try town class and remain there indefinitely. No other one thing'advertises a town as readily as a liberal amount ol street paving in places where it is practical and where it is actually need- No one wants to burden the community with unnecessary expense or pixes, yet we can hardly believe that there is a citizen or property holder in Ada w ho wants to leave property values where they are and remain in the country town class simply to evade    the payment    of    a    little    street    pav ing tax immediately. • %/ Property always advances more than enough to cover the cost of paving, which fact alone should be argument enough for the paving but w hen the luxury of the thing to the property owner himself and the general amantage to the community as a whole is taken into consideration it is hard to see w here any reasonable argument could be advanced against it. Hundreds of cities in the middle west, and many of them in Oklaho-!Va’ *10 ,la.r£®r *ian Ada> have miles of paving to where we have blocks, and ie fact that they are still paving—in fact have never stopped paving— should be proof sufficient that it pays and pays well. Mam Ada citizens have reached this conclusion—and many of them are leady and willing to pave—but just as we are ready to start we are confronted with a problem that must be solved or else all our good intentions will be of naught. \\ e refer to the fact that already there are petitions filed with the city* commissioners asking for about forty blocks of paving—and in the disney where it is most needed—but    it is    useless to-    pave    until    permanent water main and sewer construction    has    been done. tint ,3,°"ns?!ld’ Broadway Rennie and possibly one or two other impor-!hn >li K t veS ?.°li    .’e Paved—and the people are willing that they knn« «• htrti .Can. ll * donue’ aceordin* to the city commissioners who -\aie talking about, until these other improvements and extensions are made. HANDTORTOATPURPOSE!*" * llAVEXT THE MONEY IN it It '!,!";.;:;il::,;vay 'I < a',: !h,' ^,ad is '**, boating a latin! issue sufficient to do 0 eSitS as    ■& Ile had KOt “ an" ,h:" 8 iSS“ f- SSpS; . .i,‘V.i1 meeti?g of the commercial club some time ago it was pointed .nit that the people east of the Katy tracks-all of that fart of the eitv-ve, el,mg supplied by a four inch main and that during the summer tho fire protection."38 ,10t eVen Suffleient for doinestic Purposes, much less for 1 el At this meeting the city commissioners were very frank They statal*foieMhTf-STh-!?1the H°pIe -VaS serious> but they' could this self tame purpose ^^ hnp rejeCted a bond issue fo1' Are all the people on the east side of the city to famish for water ?tt stfeVeandeiust1TU’anCe ‘T’alidated Just becaus* ‘the rest of the city is tr-ition Sn the Jvi« .S.? & f « PC°P    willin&    to    risk the adminis ti anon in the expenditure of the money in doing the work7 We do not know for a fact that this is the reason the bonds were dehinted • tUtand th-if hCard -f ihined at’ and the coinmissioners have heard it tim Ll in    i'-s poshslbly tbe reason the commissioners are more or less i ecommending that the bond issue be given another trial. had r-ithVr'helhwL tha?0*?1 belie,ve th<‘ !,)eople. of Ada are that narrow. We natl atnt believe that those who voted against the issue before were not informed on the question as they should have been informed. fundi )Le d° L?°Luthat Ada is Going a serious problem in the lack of water    Zvuhnul-1^ “*,P*’oveni®nts that will give the people an adequate supply and at the same time enable us to proceed with the paving. is pure rot to say that we wouldn't get our money’s worth insofar give*it f00nus.U3S,0nerS °r any °ther b0dy 0f honest WM ■v-iirist'\L1v nnlwU U Itu,Ut beil?f.fo1' or against the administration, or for or on thS floor ,Lf thL ; Uesa-V I5 beewise we heard the commissioners stand j.«; "ping ss sa interjtf an? IndiSrLln'fh^^.'V^^Lf<U' pubHc improvements in the t-ikine ithJSmsj    •    ■ *“ l‘lty «*' country ’round about. It is taking it because it is progressive; because a newspaper that is worth copper to a immunity cannot afford to take anything hut a progressive stand, and, finally, because the city needs the improvements in ouestiSn hist the same as you need food and clothing    question just out that Germany made the French government In 1871 responsible for acts of the imperial regimes in Fiance although It had been overthrown. WILL VOTE 00 REFRIES 'IX) DENIAL OE GER. MAN RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE WAR. SUFFRAGE TODAY DELEGATION HAYS NOTES NOT YET COMPLETED. Lieut. T. D. Behne who has just received his discharge from Elliston Field, Houston, Tex., passed ttirough the city today en route from Holdenville where he had been visiting his twin brother to Strat-! ford for a further visit with friends and relatl\cs. Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Milburn of Oklahoma City are guests of his brother, Walter Milburn, who is at present in the hospital as a result of the burns received in the gas explosion near Allen several days H.v tho Associated Pick* PARIS, May 21.—It is too latp lo seek to deny both aggression in the war and responsibility for it, is the declaration made by Premier Clemen ceau as president of the peace conter encp in replying to the German note on reparation made public last night. The argument put forth by Brockdorf-Rantzau was that Germany did not start a war of aggression; that the German people were convinced that they fought a defensive war and could not be held responsible for - the faults of the former emperor. Premier Clenienceau took up ,the points made by the Germans and declared that the German government last November made no protest against the charge by Secretary of State Lansing that Germany was the aggressor. The premier points By th** AskoHh ted Pr«»>» WASHINGTON, May ti.*—Connie! i elation of the <*qual suffrage constitutional amendment resolution | bpgan in the house shortly afternoon today under agreement to close general debate in two hours with the leaders expecting a vote immediately afterwards. In calling up the resolution Representative Mann, chairman of the suffrage committee, asked unanimous consent to extend the debating time to 5 o’clock but Representative Fermis, Oklahoma, refused to agr^e. Representative Little, Kansas, opened the debate with an address in support of the resolution. i By the Associated Press I ARIS, May 21.—Count von Brockdorf-Rantzau. head of the German peace delegation, has asked for an extension of the time for Germany to present her reply to the peace terms. The count stated that further notes were being prepared and that it would be impossible to complete them by I p. m. Thursday when the time limit is up! It is believed, says the Havas Agency that the request for the extension will be granted. $1250, $750, and $500, these are the latest gifts to the Methodist Centenary in Ada. At the close of business hours today the campaign will be two-thirds completed. 5-21-lt Masons, Notice. Ada Lodge No. HO, a. F. & A. M., is called to meet at 6:30 o’clock this evening for work in the Mast-er’s Degree.—Miles C. Grigsby, T At o XKTnrt* A A ma* I* #_____ Great May Sale THIS IS THE LAST WEEK FOR THIS SPECIAL EVENT NEW DRESSES JUST ARRIVED, IN THE LATEST STYLES AND MATERIALS FOR THE SEASON. Prices Up to $37.50 LINEN DRESSES On Sale $11.75 to $14.75 $10.00 $15.00 to $19.50 $12.49 THESE FROCKS ARE SUITABLE FOR STREET AND OUTING WEAR. DEPARTMENT STORE PHONE 77 S.M. SHAW, PROP. I-.'‘Published in 1902 ADA, OKLA. DISABLED ENGINE MORGAN MAY ATTEMPT DELAYS FLIGHT TRANS-ATLANTIC FLIGHT By tin* Associated Tress LONDON, May 21.— (10:27 A. M.)—The American seaplane NC-4 will not start for Lisbon from Pon-ta Del Gada today according to a wireless dispatch received here by the American naval authorities. One of the engines of the seaplane is 'ailing to work satisfactorily making postponement of the flight imperative. The NC-1 sank at sea after being towed o the entrance of. the harbor and the NC-3, w'hich suffered severe injuries, is being dismantled preparatory to being shipped back to the United States. If the NC-4 reaches Lisbon, 800 miles away, the next flight will be to Plymouth,’ England. By the Associated Press ST. JOHNS, N. F., May 21.—The skeleton of Frederick P. Raynham’s Martinsyde plane, strigged of its veneer and linen, was set up in a repair shop today to be reassem-Tded. Captain C. F. F. Morgan indicated he would not fly with Raynham when he recovered fi'om his injuries received when the machine xvas wrecked; but said he would make an effort to obtain a new plane and start an independent flight for the British Isles. Airmen here believe that in view of the fact that nothing has been heard from Hawker that his radio failed shortly after leaving here. Lei a Want Ad get it for y< AN IMPORTANT REDUCTION SALE OF Women’s Skirts $14.50 and $19.50 We have placed on sale one lot of Women’s High Grade Silk Skirts. All this season's best styles. So exceptional are the values that the prices at which these Skirts are offered can give no indication of the extreme beauty of the styles. Choosing from this collection wMll be a pleasure indeed. $20 Values At - $25 and $27.50 Values At_______ $14.50 $19.50 The Surprise Store \ ’• Established 1903 J15-117 West Main St. ^Phone 117 ;