Ada Evening News (Newspaper) - November 13, 1919, Ada, Oklahoma
Showing Today “The Hoodlum**Mary Pickford*8 Second Wonder Production from Her Own Studios. The First Since “Daddy Long-Legs
VOLUME XVI. NUMBER 209ADA, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 1919
THREE CENTS TSE COPY
COKDITIOX 18 INDICATED BY RESOLUTION ADOPTED AT NA-HKSH LIVING CX>8T BKPORT- TRINAL MEETING AT MINKO TO THE STATE DE- NEAPOLIS DIRECTED
PARTMKNT. CHIEFLY AT REDS.
Bf th* Associated Pee**
WASHINGTON, Nov. 13.—That!
the whole world is struggling with the increased cost of living, is indicated in reports to the state de-* par anent. The increases in Europe! are particularly high although in Latin-America the govqrnmnets are anxious over the situation and are j trying to find means of combatting the difficulties presented by the high prices of commodities deemed I essential.
In Portugal the government, in an attempt to lower the cost of living. has placed, through the Minister of Finance, a part of its gold reserves in the banks of Lisbon.
In England, the cost of living above pre-war level is figured at 115 per cent for September and 120 per cent for October, as to actual necessities of life and based upon average living conditions of wage earners. A more distinct rise has occurred in the cost of commodities! so far as the other elements of population in England are con-f cerned, being unofficially estimated by some at approximately 135 per cent with a steady upward trend.
In Sweden, figures furnished by the Swedish government indicate that the cost of living has increased 157 per cent over the cost in June, 1914. In the cities the increase has been very much greater than the average for the country.
The Argentine government has suggested to other South American countries and discussed with them a international arrangement with a vie wto doing away with import duties on unmanufactured food products as one means of cutting down the high cost of living. Information which has reached the state department regarding this plan is to the
effect that a suggestion has been
made that a conference be called
by the Argentine minister for foreign affairs to discuss this question of exchange of real necessities of life free of customs charges.
In Brazil the tariff is being
revised with a view to reducing the cost of living in that country. In Uruguay the percentage of increase of present cost of living over the cost in June. 1914, is estimated by the Uruguayan government at: Food 52 pei cent, fuel 48 per cent, light 75 I sr cent, rent no increase.
Yellow Paint Is Applied to Pair of Open Bouses
MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. II.—Declarations placing the American Legion on record against anti-American propaganda and activity were adopted at the Legion convention here this morning. Resolutions adopted include:
“Demanding adoption ot a federal constitutional amendment barring from citizenship the American born children of orientals and others not eligible for citizenship.
“Demanding deportation of alien slackers and enemy aliens interned during the war. with selective admission of foreigners.
“Authorizing appointment of a legion committee to spread the teaching of the legion’s doctrine of “IOO per cent Americanism” among the veterans of the war and aliens in this country.
“Demanding a “change in the department of justice from passive organization to a militant, active branch whose findings will be promptly acted upon by the executive authority.”
“Opposition to release of “political prisoners” to show that "there is .10 home in America for sedition.”
“Opposition to organization of societies for relief of civilian population of Germany. Austria and Hungary unless these societies be authorized by congress.”
Leonard Withington, of Hawaii, former Harvard football star, was author of the Americanism program adopted by the convention as the chief resolution to combat anti-American propaganda by teaching American ideals.
The convention asked that war department officials responsible for "tender treatment of conscientious objectors, who were aliens, be summarily dealt with.
The End of a Perfect Day
SCHOOLS AND OFFICE BUILD-! ANOTHER vRETURNED SOLDIER INGS CI/OSK WHILE UNITED FIRED UPON BY SUPPOSED CHARITIES WORK AS j REDS AT CENTRALIA, NEVER BEFORE. , WASHINGTON.
DID THESE MIRED! VIOLATE THE LAW?
A part of Allen was painted yellow Tuesday night, according to Sheriff Duncan, who returned from an official visit to that city last night. It seems that the entire city was of one mind Tuesday and felt that in order to show the proper spirit of patriotism every* business house should be closed for the day. For some reason—probably carelessness—two business houses failed to close, but continued open thru the day transacting business as usual. During the night some citizens of the town- name and number unknown—visited these two houses and proceeded to apply to each of them a coat of yellow paint.
ny the Annriattd Pi
DUQUOIN. 111.. Nov. 13 — Comply-j ing with an order issued by the local union miners following a mass meeting here late yesterday, all hoisting engineers, firemen, pump-! ers, mule feeders, and other union men who had been permitted to keep the mines at Duquoin in working order during the strike, left] their posts last night. The mine superintendents, managers, foremen, assistant bosses and office clerks were immediacy called upon to filii the places of tile men who had quit. I Whether this is A violation of the! injunction granted the government was not generally known- amone either miners or operators, owing to the fact that the call was made at j a mass meeting aud not directly by officials of Duquoin miners.
By News' Special Service
MUSKOGEE. Okla., Nov. 13.— Empty coal bins and a badly failing gas pressure greeted the first cold wave of the winter Wednesday morning, and Muskogee faces another drop of at least IO degrees tonight and consequent suffering.
From all over the city came reports of failing gas pressure. Most of the ward schools were dismissed before noon because of the gas failure and Superintendent R. J. Tighe was making a tour of the schools in the afternoon to find out what conditions were. Central High school is equipped to burn coal and was not dismissed.
Office buildings were cold Wednesday morning, and some of them, notably the federal building, turned to coal. ,
Not a pound of coal was available in any retail yard of the city, jfnd only a limited quantity of wqod.j Prospects for more coal were not i rosy in spite of the fact that the coal strike is called off.
MANY OF THEM DISPOSED TO AWAIT THE ORDERS OF THEIR LOCAL UNION OFFICERS.
By the Afcsociuteti Pre**
CENTRALIA. Wash.. Nov. 13.— George Paxton, of Centralia, former soldier was fired upon before daybreak today as he was patrolling the road near Centralia at the point where the alleged Industrial Worker of the World was lynched Tuesday right. National guardsmen, police and tonner soldiers searched the vicinity several hours for the man who fired the shot. Paxton was not hit.
Criminal information against 26 alleged members of the I. W. W. have been prepared for filing at the county seat of Lewis county today by county attorney Herman Allen.
Al! information, it was undei*-1 stood, would allege either participation in or criminal knowledge of the kililng here last Tuesday of four members c t the American Legion during an armistice day parade.
By th* Associated Presa
CHICAGO, Nov. 13.—Bituminous coal miners today were expected to return to their work in increasing numbers in many of the counties and smaller fields, but what they would do in the great fields of Kansas and Illinois, amffhg others, remained uncertain. The miners generally showed a disposition to await formal notification by their Immediate union officers of the strike recall, sent out by John L. Lewis, acting president of the United Mine Workers.
While the recall order had been received in Illinois, Frank Farrington. district president, said he did not believe the men would return to work: Alexander Howatt. president of Kansas miners numbering approximately 10,000, also was quoted
THOSE WHO DON’T LIKE IT HERE SHOULD GO BACK TO COUNTRY OF BIRTH HE SAYS.
BUFFALO, N. Y., Nov. 12.—The American people are growing impatient with foreign agitators and unless ^ie attitude changes the door that has always been open to Europe may be shut Herbert Hoover declared here today in an address at the convention of Americans of Polish ancestry.
“Many foolish ideas are being circulated among the foreign born population of the United States,” Mr. Hoover said. “Many of those foreign born are interesting themselves in the destruction of our primary institutions and defiance of our laws. The American people are fast losing patience with this attitude. It may develop out of this the “open door” toward Europe will be in a large measure, closed. But worse than this, there may develop out of it a prejudice against every speaker of a foreign language in the United States. It creates prejudice against extending aid to those countries in Europe from wjiich our foreign born populations spring.”
Any needed reforms in the United States, he asserted, would “he carried out by those whose parents have grown up amid our institutions and those who have become in sentiment and spirit, a part of our people.”
“It is fortunate that the Polish population of the United States have been but little influenced by these forms of agitation,” he continued. “If a Pole exists who has associated himself with the organizations that devote themselves to the destruction of our institutions that Pole is not only disloyal to the United States, but he is endeavoring to paralyze the arm that Is supporting the independence of his own mother country* Those who are dissatisfied always can choose the alternative of retiring to ‘the country from which they came.”
By the Associated Pi
SPRINGFIELD, 111., Nov. 13.— Information received here today by operators said union men left their post in two mines at Benton, following similar action at Duquoin. The walkout was said to be a protest agiinst international offTcers obeying the federal court mandate to call off the strike.
A RIGHTEOUS DECISION
The righteous decision of Judge Anderson in the case of the coal strike rings true to Americanism, to the constitution of the United States and to the laws of our country. It was a necessary and timely rebuke to the anarchists, to bolshevists and the foreign labor leaders who have come to this country to destroy it.
Let every genuine American citizen rally to the support of the American flag, of our American officials, of our American laws and of our American traditions. These anarchists, and bolshevists and reds and their leaders and their sympathizers should be relentlessly driven from America and sent back to the European countries from which they were driven or fled. There is no room in America for such as these. Vicious, depraved, dwarfed and deformed mentally, they seek to destroy and disrupt what they even haven’t the mental capacity to understand or grasp.
The labor unions of the country should begin immediacy to purge themselves of leaders who seek to taint them with this spirit of destruction and revolution, and no union can stand that is led or officered or guided or controlled by such leaders.
F o c h on Armistice Says American Spirit Gives Hope for Future
Sitting before a littered soft pine flat topped table, at the Hotel des Invalides, with a “scratchy” pen Marshal Ferdinand Foch, who just a year ago superintended Die great drive which ended the world war, wrote an Armistice day message to the American people:
”On the occasion of the first anniversary of the armistice we cannot forget the generous aid and energetic co-operation brought by America to the common cause. The enthusiasm with which the Americans answered our call and their heroism on the battlefields of France where many of them have fallen show in the greatest way possible their fidelity to our ideal and giVe for tho future the assurance of union which alone can guarantee us the benefits of peace won at the price of such heavy sacrifices.”
‘We- owe so much to America,” Marshal Foch declared. “Tell them that my heartfelt wish is that Cie bonds of love and friendship which held us together in the war will grow stronger year by year In the future. We realize how essential to our victory just a year ago was the aid of America and the hundreds of thousands of troops she
poured into Franca each month.”
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Attorney Genqralf Palmer says retail food prices have been reduced 15 per cent. What does Mrs. Palmer say?—Wall Street Journal.
At the American today and to-1 morrow is seen the second big scr*-en production by Mary Pickton!, made rn her own studio.
Pat ens of the American who were crtunaie enough to see Miss Pickford in “Daddy Long Legs" several days ago. are congratulating themselves upon their good luck and have been showering Mr. McSwain with encouragements to bring to us these splendid programs more often.
To those who enjoyed "Daddy Long Legs” we sincerely recommend that you see “The Hoodlum” before you pronounce “Daddy Long Legs” as Miss Mary’s very best.
lf you laughed at her performances as an orphan, you just must see her as a street urchin or tenement waif.
•If you laughed before, you will scream at this. j
On the other hand the late picture, like that of the orphan’s home.; is full of heart-breaking truth, that will dtuve home to you the] conviction that conditions like these should not exist in the Land of the Free, etc.
In attending a production of this kind you will not only develop and broaden your pwn mind by getting an inside view of these' condition, but you get your mbney’s worth in real, worth-while entertainment and you encourage the management to continue such programs as “The Miracle Man,” "Hearts df the World,” and anything as elevatiing as the two new numbers received from the Pickford studios.
Attend the matinee if possible. Two days and nights you may see this splendid picture.
Fair tonight and Frida with rising temperature.
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla.. Nov. 12.—Governor Robertson today issued his Thanksgiving proclamation for Thursday. November 27, calling on the people of the state to observe that day by "ceasing from accustomed labor and gathering at the established places of worship there to return thanks to Almighty
------1 God for the many blessings vouch-
as saying that he did not look for > sa fed to us as individuals as a a general resumption of production state and as a nation, during the in that field at present. past year.
lit Indiana it was indicated that] "Let us unite in a movement for mining on an extensive scale could Americanization of all our people. not be resumed before next week! and frown upon ill-advised propa-
Ut he ?ar!ieat‘ jganda of the agitator, whether he
in district twenty-one, Arkansas, be native born or alien, let us prize Missouri and Oklahoma, it was said and cherish our political liberty that the men would probably return and drive out those who seek over-to work today. | throw of representative government
™ • mTTTT * i by means of sabotage, direct action
* aicagfo Athletic lan2 other lawless forms.
A I Let us prfty for a better con-
Association Wants jetton of those Who are compelled
to toil; for a deeper sympathy from those, who for the time being, act as supervisors and employers of labor and for a more full and complete appreciation of the fact that we are ‘our brothels keeper.’ ”
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GOVERNMENT ADHERES TO THE VIEW THAT HOHENZOLLERN Ig POLITICAL REFUGEE TO BE PROTECTED. ^
By < he ^seriated Pres*
CHICAGO, NOV. 13.—The Chicago Athletic Association is to make a determined effort to. land the national A. A. U. indoor* track and field championships this winter. This is the announcement of John L. Barnard, chairman of the C. A. A. athletic committee, who will attend the national convention of the A. A. U. in Boston Nov. 16, to -press Chicago’s hid.
The games, if awarded to Chicago, will be staged In the Coliseum, and every athletic organization and university in the country win be invited to enter its star athletes in the competition.
“Awarding the meet to Chicago would be the biggest boost Western athletics could receive, said Martin Delaney, physical director of the C. A. A. "The indoor championships have never been held in the West. I look for a tremendous boom in aihletlcs this winter in line with the astonishing revival iq all sports. I am confident that we could stage the indoor championships with very successful results.”
The date for the Indoor championships Is usually set for early in March.
BOLSHEVIKI AND ENEMIES
TO NEGOTIATE FOR PEACE HELSINGFORS, Finland, Nov. 13. —Peace negotiations between the Estonians and the Bolshevik! will begin Saturday, it was announced here today. The Liuthianians will not participate in the negotiations!
THE HAGUE, Nov. 12.—Former Emperor William came to Holland a year ago last Monday. Since that time there has been no demand, officially or unofficially, for his extradition or delivery up to the allies, nor has Holland at all changed its viewpoint toward him.
The Associated Press learned this Saturday from sources that are unquestionable. Holland’s viewpoint as regards William Hohenzollern may be stated frankly as follows: The Netherlands, which for centuries has accorded political refuge to all, considers the former .emperor and the crown prince as refugees—pot as royalty, but as persons entitled to the same rights as any plain Johann Schmidt who fled to Holland during the war. The principle is so strongly held by the government and also by the press of Holland th^t nothing is likely to change it ,it is assented.
The Dutch government has reached a determination as tQ its conduct in the event the surrender of William Hohenzollern is asked for. No official statement has been made in this connection hut the Associated Press learns that Holland considers the former emperor beyond extradition, as there is no possible way
legally to hold him as a criminal.
If they desired to insist upon the privilege, both the Hohenzollems would be free to go where they
liked, as they are in no sense prisoners. However, because they feel that they would embarrass Holland even further, they apparently have agreed to remain where they now are—the father at Amerongen and his son at-Wieringen.
If the one-time emperor and
crown prince desired to return to Germany, they would be permitted to go. While it is possible that Frederick William some day may return tO'-'Germany, official circles in The Hague are inclined to the belief that William Hohenzollern is content to settle down to the life of a country gentleman at Doom, where he has been permitted to buy a small estate because his long stay at Amerongen seemed unfair to Count von Bentinck, whose castle he occupied.
Altho a number of purported interviews with the former emperor have been published, the fact is that he never has spokn for publication since his arrival in Amerongen, and to the request of the Associated Press correspondent for a statement on the occasion of the anniversary of his taking refuge here, he sent a reply saying that he had not changed his determination not to speak.
Christmas Sale To Be Managed By Mrs. Tom Hope
Mrs. Tom Hope has been appointed manager of the Christmas sal* of Red Cross seals for the city ol Ada. The sale is scheduled to begir December I and last till Decembei ZI.
The purpose of this annual Christ mas sale is to raise money for the anti-tuberculosis campaign ’ in Oklahoma. It is stated on reliable authority that 3,000 people die ol tuberculosis in this state every yea] and a determined campaign is being carried on to relieve the state ol this scourge.
Mrs. T. H. Sturgeon of Oklahoma City was in Ada yesterday in the interest of this campaign and said that the state is being thorough^ organized for the sale of the Rec Cross seals.
KAN8A8 FOAL MINERS
ARE REPORTED IDLE By th* Associated Press
PITTSBURG, Ran,, Nov. 13.— The Kansas coal mines still were IOO per cent idle today, it was an-! nouneed from both the miners and
opera! ors* headquarters. * *
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