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Ada Evening News (Newspaper) - October 20, 1919, Ada, Oklahoma Dorothy Phillips, “Paid in Advance”~a Mighty Epic of Love of Gold and Woman of the Frozen North,®he ifoa evening lottos! VOLUME XVI. NUMBER 188 ADA, OKLAHOMA, MONDAY, OCTOBER 20, 1919 BETTER SHOOT BEFORE HE GIRDLES THE TREE THREE CENTS THE COPY THAT IS SENSATIONAL CHARGE I NTERX AT IOX AI MADE BY SENATOR WATSON OF INDIANA, IX SEX-ATE TODAY. FERENC E TO MEET AT AT LA NTIC CITY AND WORK OFT BIG PLAN. By the Associated Frees    1    By the Associated Press WASHINGTON. Oct. 20.—Sensa-j ATLANTIC CITY, N. J., Oct. 20. tional charges that Socialists. Reds —The establishment of a permanent and other radicals ars “entrenched” j inter-national organisation of busi-in government departments and par- ; ness men for the purpose of elimi-ticularly that the investigating forces! nating unfair iternational trade, of the Federal Trades Commission: working out a better system of contain many men hostile to the credit and finance in the exchange government and American institu- of goods is expected to result from tions were made in the esnate today , the International Trade Conference by Senator Watson, republican of In- which is to be held here this week. diana, who introduced a resolution Informal conferences and sub-com-to an investigation by the interstate j mittee meetings were to begin to-commerce committee.    day and will continue till the form- Disclaiming any defense of the a1 sessions begin, five big meat packers. Senator Wat-J This new organization probably son declared that the open record will support the International Gonof some of the Federal Trade Com-: press of Chambers of Commerce and mission employees showed them to commercial and industrial associa-be outspoken anarchists, participat- tions which for 14 years have been ing the Red demonstrations, pro- j a common clearing house for the Germans, and avowed exponents of business ideas of the world, the Soviet system of government.    The    new    organization    will endeav- __—    or to bear the same relation to the AD\ SOCIETY LADIES    '    League    of    Nations and    commercial BEING ENTERTAINED subjects as the International Con- Sunday’s Oklahoman:    |    ference    to    convene ^    Washington Mrs. J E. Jones of 2218 Classen will have regarding labor problems, boulevard, gave a matinee party! Thursday in compliment to Mrs W.    •    w% y X. Mays of Ada who is visiting Mr* Man With KOOI Jones and Mrs. >am Hooker. Besides Mrs. Mays and Mrs. Hooker, those in the party were Mrs. Tom G. Taylor. Mrs. M. D. Stapleton. Mrs Norman Nelson, Mrs. Beverly Baker. Mrs. E. D. Turner, Mrs. Galen Crow, Mrs. J B. Barnes. Mrs. Nettie Matthews. Mrs. Edward Currie, Mrs.; L. T. Boone of Ada. and Miss Nolle Gresham. Gold Mine Can*t Make Money Now By the Associated Pre* ST. LOUIS. Mo., Oct. 20.- OFFICERS AND FOSSES SCOURING COUNTRY NEAR CHATTANOOGA FOR LAST OF TWO YOUNG OUTLAWS. McAdoo AND WICKERSHAM AGREE THAT THE LAW WILL STAND TEST OF THE COURTS. By the Associated Press CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., Oct. 20. -With James Oliver, aged 20, In jail, posses today still were scouring the vicinity of Ooltewah in James county, for Ed Martiu, his alleged companion and accomplice In the killing of Deputy Sheriff McIntosh and the robbery of many travelers on the Dixie Highway Saturday. The two discharged soldiers, it is said, barricaded the highway near Ooltewah early Saturday, holding up all travelers who approached and finally capturing and holding for hours several citizens who came to investigate the killing of Deputy McIntosh, who was shot by one of the boys when he attemptetd to arrest him. Oliver was threatened with lynching at Ooltewah. A rope was placed about his neck and he was hung up, but citizens desisted when he promised to give the name of his companion. Does Prohibition A mendment A pply to Philippines? The Mrs. Galen Crow of 1029 West surprising statement that a -man Seventeenth street gave a    bridge    with    a    real, honest-to-goodneas    gold luncheon Friday in compliment to    mine    of the real gold-producing    sort. M^s. L.    T.    Boone    and    Mrs. W. N.: would lose    money    if he attempted Mays of    Ada. when the    other guests to mine his    gold at    the present time. were; Mrs. Sam Hooker. Mrs. Mar- was made here recently by John T. tin E. Trapp, Mrs. L. N. Beadles. Burns, assistant secretary of the Mrs. L.    F.    Leach.    Mrs.    Laura Hub-! American    Mining    Congress which bard, Mrs.    Ruel    Haskell jr.. Mrs. opens hp    annual    convention here E. L. Fulton, Mrs. J. A. McElhitiney. on j^ov 17 Mrs. J. E. Jones and Mrs. G. A. Burns was here making arrange-Brown    ments for the convention and while The guests were seated    at one    talking before one of the commit- large table centered with    yellow    te<>g preparing for the congress said:       J    .    - chrysanthemums, while a    yellow    mining    has not been a    nay-    .    .    .    .    $ color motif appeared in all    the ap-! .    .    ,    .    f    mining    com-    High score was won in the may-. th* A*»ci*ted    rea* _ polntments and in all the decorat-j *ng *“    .    *    £    Labor    and    or    8    court !his morning by the CHICAGO, Oct .0.—-Only one of ions    panies since Hie war. Labor ana    himself    when    he    handed    out    the    contestants    in    the transcontin- POLICE cornu UHS    no MAN in air    circus will winter BIKy SESSION TODAY RACE IS OIE TODAY AT ADA FAIN GROUNDS That Ada will have an all-winter circus is assured by a deal just closed with the “Honest Bill Show By the Associated Press MANILA, P. I.—(By Mail)—Still in doubt as to whether it will be held that the constitutional “dry” amendment applies to the Philippine Islands, local interests are aligning themselves to carry the fight into the legislature, which is committed to consider the question at its regular session, which opens October 16. Dr. D. M. Gandier, a well-known By the Associated Press CHICAGO, Oct. 20.—The constitutionality and validity of the act creating the federal farm loan banks and federal joint stock la/id banks is upheld in .an opinion5by William Gibbs McAdoo and George W. Wickersham to the American Association of Joint Stock Land Banks, made public at the association’s headquarters here. The former secretary of the treasury and director general of railroads and attorney general under President Taft agree that the law will stand the test of the courts where it is now under fire and assures those interested in the new system of farm credits that they need have no apprehension. The test case was brought in the United States district court of Kansas City, Mo., by a stockholder of a Missouri trust company to enjoin it from purchasing bonds issued by any of the federal land banks or any of the joint stock land banks. The opinion, which is considered one of the most important rendered by Mr. McAdoo since starting the practice of law, affects holders of securities involving many 'millions of dollars and has specific reference to the tax exemption features of the bonds which are under direct attack. The act as passed by congress in 1916 and amended in 1918, provides that all bonds, securities and mortgages issued by the federal land banks and joint stock land banks, in accordance with the provisions of the act shall be be exempt from federal, state, municipal and local taxation. The act also exempts the income from such securities. Attorneys (Wickarsham and McAdoo call attention to the extensive investigation carried on ^by a congressional commitee before the passage of the act. The investigation revealed the average rate of interest on farm loan mortgages in the United States ran from 5.3 percent in New Hampshire to 9 percent and even IO percent in certain southern and western states, and further that these mortgages were rarely of sufficient length of time to permit the enough EARNING INCREASE GREAT IN STEEL INDUSTRIES equipment are so high that ll now “Mor nm,sen    ajr ruc0 wag expected to cont- Company" by O. N Walker ale cost s $30 an ounce to produce fold ^ BQme Qf I)u, cltllen8 of ,hig COII1. piete today til.' round trip between tary of the Ada Chamber of Com- while the government only pays monwealih. Mineola and San Francisco. Capt. J. O. Donalson, who spent By the Associated Pre** WASHINGTON. Oct. 20.—The increase in the earnings per hour in ll principal industries during the last six years was greatest in the iron and steel industry $20.67 an ounce for it at the mints. ^ Williams was assesssed —-The only mining companies that are    j10 75    on    a charge of being drunk    the    night    at    Binghampton, N.    Y now making a profit out of gold are    jn a public p]ace and an    ^(Utiortal    142    miles    from Mineola, was resay the large concerns which only pro-    124.75    for    promiscuously    displaying    to resume    his    journey eastward    and duce gold as a by-product in copper    a sjx and other kinds of mining.”    answ prohibition advocate from California, is now in Manila and is head- borrowers to accumulate ing the forces of the Christian Ser- money to pay them off at maturity, vice League, an organization recent-1 In comparison with European county formed here and pledged to a'tries« opinion says, the United general program of civic betterment, j States was found far backward in The league claims to have secured I rendering government aid and en-to date more than $12,000 to meet I ^0UraS©ment to facilitate farm cred- 'TH?* «rtninanv hue Wap*! tho!the expenses of its campaign. Prom- j its;T    . hniiHinrc it th© fair grounds and'*nent among its officers are Deans    federal    farm loan bank buildings at the lair grounas a ,    ^    aet the maximum rate of interest may be charged by corpora- merce. will snpniT thr winter” there7 The! Bacobo of the University of the    maxjmu™    ra*eK    of    interest dairv barns will become for the'Philippines and Camilo Osias, as-! . h ™a^ cbaJged by . .    .    •    •    a    «    *    _    I    «Hmaa4aw    a    f    ik    a    K11    ©aa    ii    a    f j tions organized under the act, is 6 ,x    shooter J. P. Hendron unless an    accident delays his    flight .time being    the stables of elephants    alaunt director    of    the bureau of w.     ........ answered the chare of speeding I he probably will be awarded    second and other    imported animals. There;    education. test    'n    the    Mr Burng    aIs0    Baid    that    the    alonR    ,-igt Maln alld contributed place in    the contest. Lieut.    B. W.lwlll be quite a number of animals| The president    of    the Philippine •    ™>nK    amount of    gold    produced    this    year    J* 75    for this. his first offense.! Maynard    having gained first    honors kept there    and a number of keepers    federation of labor    is thus far the nu hits horn      ....    .    «    »    .    „    ,    _____ *    “    _ __ I    .    oe/1 n if    ,    ..-ill    KI., ntton/lanon fnoiHontallv 1    111 not nrnni intuit flpnrA    I til ATI V t n#» percent and loans may be made for any length of time between five and thirty-six years. Both classes of banks may also be designated de- to a statement made public here ‘^“n'Tall ”$ I f.~h0o!<ioo 'short of 'sup- john’’ Stephens'" and” Turaer”'Berry I when be finished last Saturday..    will be In attendance Incidentally.'most prominent figure among the ] positories of public funds and at “        Eleven    aviators    who    are eligible quite a number of Ada s small boys forces of the * wets. He has an-jleast 5 percent of the capita| of Toda> b> the Bureau of Statistics of pjying the demand of the trade. “Un- each contributed $10.75 to the city ------- . the labor department. While in some conditions are changed for the exchequer on drunk and disorderly to start on the last leg of tie departments the pay was greater .    this    amount    of    shortage    will    charges    I    flight    were    at    San Francisco today than in others, in all departments    *    j20.OOO.OOO    next    year collectively the hourly wage of steel added ,h<> assistant secretary and iron workers in 1919 was 221 precent of the hourly wage in 1913 or 2 1-5 times as great. •Nearly all of the big gold mining companies at Cripple Creek    are ______________shut down and the few that    are running are doing it at a loss, sim-PETROGRAD ISOLATED THE    ,v to keep their pian,s going.”    said WAR OFFICE    ANNOl NC ES    ^jr Burns. “The conference of    the gold miners to meet here during _    .    .    the Mining Congress is called to dis- letrograd    is    rusg thig situation. Just what    the By th# Associated Presa LONDON. Oct. 20 HUSBAND BEAT WIFE PETITION ALLEGES That her husband beat her and ilight bul only one bas announced defin-itelv that he would start »“• no kno»8 but abused her is alleged In the petl- nounces today. anti-Bolshe\ik cav- tkere must be some remedy.    -    -    ~~    *    ----- airy having cut the railroads lead- tlon filed by Mrs. Minnie Childress In suit for divorce from C. C. Child- ing from Petrograd to Moscow and WILSON* HAI! GOOD NIGHT;    reg8    c    Q    Barton ig attorney for 'o'osda    J    DIGESTION MICH BKTTBR l i ti(r An entire Bolshevik division which :      Plaintiff    states that she was mar ina being rushed to Petrograd from th- Associated Press the interior to defend the city rled to defendant some years ago. .    ,    .    f    r    .    WASHINGTON,    Oct.    20.    that of this marriage has been against the advance of General dent wilson had a very good night .    ....    ,    chlIdrp„    now Yudenltch was virtually wiped out ,a8l niph, aD(1 has recovered from "°™ ^^j "* - That 'ald ^fend at Krasnoye-Selo when General \ ud- the atlarU ot indigestion which he    '    *,    ,    ;    jd enieh    took that    outpost    to Petro-    had yesterday. Secretary Tumulty    ag ‘ a hu!band -should and has fre g^d.    according    to war    office ml-    announced today after a talk with    vife iud opp^riou. x'ee*-    Rear Admiral Grayson, the pres!-    epithets towar(js her both in public dent's physician. WHITE FIwAG HOISTED OVER RUSSIAN FORCES By th# A^soria*.#<t Trfsi* LONDON, Got. 20.—The white flag was hoisted over the Russian forces of Kronstadt Frida#', it was announced by Hie British war office today.    » MICKIE SAYS USSEN, fcOSS\ NSW'VOO OMSMOONSD GOOD NfcTOWtO*. K\JL R\GHT Y DE ftOCtMlfe MN% AU. THkt, DOT Ik OM    fk\Nf NOA6(kOm' ROO VA UDD ?ODUC LOfkPIN* PU8C& 'N will have    abundant    opportunity    to    flounced that he and the members J federal land banks must be invested carry water    to    the    elephants    during    of the organizations forming the \n United Sta+es bonds the long winter season.    j    federation will conduct a lobby1, The opinion cites many legal de- --; against prohibition when the legis- cisions to support it and declares lature opens, their contention be-; that if the Kansas City suit is ing that the distilling industry in | carried to the supreme court, at-the rural districts w ill be killed! torneys for the government and for and thousands of people thrown out the land bank corporations already of employment.    J formed under the provisions of the if a compromise could be agreed I act will have no great difficulty in to whereby imported intoxicants defending its validity. vrere barred, it would find hearty I    --- j support, but as a matter of fact the DEPARTMENT OF XUsTICE [medical profession is a unit in de-j    SETTS    PRICE OF SUGAR Oct. 20.—; daring that the local products are ll IN FIFTH DISTRICT By News* Si>ecial Service OKLAHOMA CITY, Claude Weaver of Oklahoma City much more injurious to health thpn By AMooated press was nominated for congress by the are the imported.    WASHINGTON,    Oct.    20 -Refiners ANOTHER DARING AVIATOR MEETS INEVITABLE FINISH By th# Attoci«t#d Pres* DALLAS. Tex.. Oct. 20.—While' scores of persons looked on, Charles! Theodor, a civilian aviator of Dallas, plunged 500 feet to his death fromj an airplane here late yesterday after j he had performed daring feats on a rope suspended from beneath the machine. SECOND AVIATOR COMPLETES TRANSCONTINENTAL FLIGHT By the A«eeeial#d Pre#* MINEOLA, N. Y.t Oct. 20.—Capt. G. O. Donaldson, the second aviator to complete the transcontinental flight to San Francisco and return, landed at Roosevelt field at 10:32 A. M., today. Capt. Donaldson made the 4,600 mile flight in a single-seater S. E.-5 airplane. LONGSHOREMEN TO REMAIN ON STRIKE TILL SATISFIED fey the Asteriated Pre** NEW ORLEANS, La., Oct. 20.— The union of longshoremen voted almost unanimously to remain on •trike until their demands for In-creaaed wages are met. GW MINCIN CHIEF I I INTER ALLIED MISSION By the Araociated Presa PARIS, Oct. 20—Newspapers here announced that General Mangln of the French army has been nominated as Chief of the Inter-Allied Mission to supervise the evacuation of the Baltic provinces by German troops, which until last week were under the command of General Von der Goltz. The newspapers declare, however, that the nomination has not been confirmed, but it seems probable that this or some other similar post has been offered to him. General Mangin is umlcrstaod not to have made known his decision as yet. and in private to her great humiliation and pain and has repeatedly struck and cursed her to great bodily pain and Injury.” Plaintiff further alleges that the defendant is an able bodied man, but has failed and refused to work and supnort plaintiff and that she has been forced to work to furnish herself and child with clothing, shelter, and food. Wherefore plaintiff prays for divorce, custody* of the child, $30 a month alimony, and the sum of $50.00 immediately. The Willamette Valley In Oregon never has cyclones. •Rnprovements at Knott's Bakery. R. G. Knott is having his brick building on 12th street extended to the alley. This gives him a house 25x140 feet, all of the ground floor being devoted to the baking business. When the addition is completed he will instal! a continuous baking oven, a bread wrapping ma# '•h’ne end a dough divider or scaler This will make Mr. Knott's bakery one of the beat equipped In the state of Oklahoma. Let a Want Ad soli It for you. WEATHER FORECAST Cloudy and colder tonight. Tuesday generally fair. Democrats of the Fifth district by a large lead over his nearest opponent in Saturday’s primary election. Returns practically complete from all the seven counties of the district show that W’eaver is leading Roy Stafford, his nearest opponent, by almost 2,000 plurality. An unusually light vote was cast throughout the district, and it would seem that of those voting a large majority cast their ballots for Weaver or Stafford, the other candidates failing to muster any strength worth mentioning. Ed Boyle, running as an anti-league candidate, did not receive a single vote in more than half the precincts of the district. Claude Weaver has served one term in congress, having been elected from the state at large in 1912. He was defeated in the fifth district in 1914 by the late Joe B. Thompson of Pauls Valley. He was appointed postmaster of Oklahoma City early la 1916 and resigned that position to enter the recent campaign to succeed Thompson. In Saturday's primary Judge J. W. Harreld of Oklahoma City won the Republican nomination over Amos. L. Wilson of Capital Hill. Harreld is an out spoken opponent of the league of nations, which now becomes the issue in the regular election on November 8. In legal circles there is growing of beet sugar were notified today belief that it will be held that the by the Department of Justice that a prohibition amendment applies here, charge for sugar in excess of IO but the enforcement act, if the request of the Philippine council of state is granted, will specifically exclude the islands from its provisions, leaving the entire question in the hands of the Philippine legislature for decision. cents a pound, wholesale, would be considered a violation of the food control act. The United States Sugar Equaliation Board has held that ll cents a pound was a fai rretail price for sugar. MM MEN SUCCESSFUL ll TEXAS FIELDS Some of Ada's oil investors bid fair to strike it rich in the Texas fields according to a letter just received by O. E. * Lancaster from Electra, Texas. The driller writes Mr. Lancaster that t^ieir well is now' down 1432 feet and that a production better than 200 barrels is assured. The well will be drilled within the next few days and promises to be a heavy producer. Several Ada men are interested with Mr. Lancaster in this well. Marring© Licenses. Clarence Billings, It, Stonewall, to Minnie Burnett, 19, Stonewall. WASHINGTON, Oct. 20.—Refiners were asked to telegraph their agreement in this price which would mean that they would put their supply on the market immediately, thereby relieving the present shortage. The price to the wholesaler heretofore has been 9 oents and the new price means an increase of I cent a pound. Retailers have been allowed to charge ll cents a pound for control sugar, under the old market. While the department of justice and the sugar board did not state what the new retail price would be, it was assumed that the increase would be no greater than the wholesale advance. STEEL MILUS IN CHICAGO DISTRICT GRADUALLY IMPROVE Don't l*t thor room stav vacant vhen a News Want Ad *viU rent it. There are between 300 and 400 active volcanoes. By th# Associated Press CHICAGO, Oct. 20.—Conditions in the steel mills of the Chicago district have improved to such an extent* that today, the b*"in",*'~ of the fifth week of the strike reduction was on a basis of 75 percent of normal, according to company officials. ;