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Ada Evening News (Newspaper) - October 31, 1919, Ada, Oklahoma Booked For Four Days, Yet Held Over and Run For Eleven, Thats What “THE MIRACLE MART Did at Tulsa, Its Great Wit gfoa evening Jlefts I VOLUME XVL NUMBER 198ADA, OKLAHOMA, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 31, 1919 THREE CENTS THE COPYUnion Miners * Officers Enjomed From Further Action in Coal Strike ABROGATION OF RIGHTS. GOMPERS TO SEE ATTORNEY PALMER TODAY 0 GREAT GENERAL BELIEVES SOO,. OOO MEN WOULD BE ENOUGH —LARGER ARMY TOO EXPENSIVE By the Associated Press WASHINGTON, Oct. 31.—Disagreeing with war department recommendations for a permanent army of 500,000 men, General John J. Pershing today told a joint meeting of the senate and house military committees that he thought the number could be placed “at an out side figure of £75,000 to 300,000 and possibly less.” The General said the regular army should be sufficient to protect the nation against sudden attack and to meet America’s obligations both on this continent and elsewhere and that this army should be backed up by “a trained citizen reserve,” The cost of maintaining a large army, General Pershing said, was an element which in his opinion would make it impracticable to set the figure any higher than 300,000. By the Associated Press. INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 31., 3 p. rn.—The temporary injunction obtained here today by the government cannot avert the strike of bituminous coal miners set for midnight tonight, according to John L. Lewis, acting president of the United Mine Workers of America. Mr. Lewis’s announcement came shortly before he was served with a writ stopping strike activities at union headquarters here. “I regard the issuance of this injunction” $lr. Lewis said, ‘‘as the most sweeping abrogation of the rights of citizens guaranteed under the constitution that has ever been issued by any federal court. This instrument will not avert the strike of bituminous mine workers and will not settle the strike after it occurs.” A. F. of L. Protests WASHINGTON, Oct. 31.—Officials of the American Federation of Labor protested to At- __    _    i    . v    court on a marge ui assault on j tornev G6n61*cll Pcllm6r tOuHV HgclinSt tn6 action j. T. Emon at the Emon home *    ... West 15th St. Tuesday night. of the government in obtaining an injunction in I em., the coal strike. . .    .    , yti J    i •    siucrauie uisiuruauce i ur»u« j mg ut Samuel Gompers. president of the federation, when he went to the Eamon home 1 to see his wife, a daughter of Mr.    _    .0    * rliA nut Qppnmnanv thp delectation, but an en- Esniou, from whom he was divorced .tor bituminous coal was signed to- opportunity of hearing him. Repre- jug upon them for fuel will prob-aia not dtUUIIipcUlV mc ucicgawoi ,    )    g< June Several Charges were filed d«> b> President Wilson. Prices of ablatives 1 RAILROAD ADMINISTRATION ISSUES ORDER TO CONFISCATE RESERVE TO KEEF TRAINS GOING j }(Ooc>r*t»« FINE AND PEACE BOND FOR BRICE SCOT! Brice Scott was brought to trial this morning in Justice Anderson’s court on a charge of assault on Mrs. on The t was also asked to put Scott nder bond to keep the peace. It seems that Scott was under the influence of liquor and created considerable disturbance Tuesday night SPECIAL SERVICES AT Oklahoma Will Lose    $19 A Day by Strike WASHINGTON, Oct.    30.—Th© railroad administration today ordered the confiscation of all coal in transit where necessary to obtain a reserve supply to keep the roads in operation. In taking over such coal, exemptions will be made as far as possible of coal destined to certain classes of consignees, based on the priority list established by the fuel administration. directed Kl KI, RULES OI WAR TIMES REESTABLISHED—GARFIELD EMPOWERED TO HANDLE SITUATION By the    Pre** WASHINGTON. Oct. 31.— An ex- An economic loss of approximate ly $190,000 a day is expected to re-_ ! suit in Oklahoma from the nationwide strike of miners, if the walk-The congregation of the Nazarene out goes into effect at midnight Church are expecting an unusual tonight, as planned, treat at the services Saturday night Ten thousand, five hundred Okla-and Sunday. Special services have boma miners will be thrown out been arranged, including a splendid of employment in Oklahoma's coal program of .special music.    fields about Henryetta, McAlester, The general superintendent. Rev. Coalgate and Okmulgee. J. W. Goodwin of California, will bel Outside of McAlester, which is present at these services and will reported to have about one week’s address the congregation. He is a'supply of coal on hand, these dis-speaker of fine ability and the trices have no reserve supply and Director General Hines the following statement: “In order to interfere as little as possible with the normal course of coal traffic, the railroad administration up to the present time has permitted coal to go to the designated consignees. For the last twro week1 open-top equipment has been ex pedited so as to facilitate the maximum production of coal. The result has been an exceptionally heavy coal production. “It having become necessary, however, to be prepared to insure I against all temporary contingencies that the transportation service be I protected, regional directors have j now been instructed to see that j each railroad shall accumulate a OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. Oct. 31. j 11 pessary reserve of coal when it is An prnnninin lnss of iinnroviinfltp-    a Tf*a '    4)11 hand. pi!echoing such coal if possible, and otherwise holding coal in transit. The practice thus resorted to a practice wThich railroads have always employed in emergencies, whether under private or public control, and has been recognized as indispensable to the maintenance of an essential public service. Hines Names Exemptions “In holding such coal, exemptions will be made as far as possible of coal destined to certain classes of By the Associated Press to see his w ife, a daughter of Mr. ecutiv# order living maximum prices j church is anxiously waiting for the the railroads and industries depend- r of hearing him. Repre ------ —    ------- from Bethany College al- bly be forced to shut down. _  a    mo An frvv Viirvx Un can tho A ttnmPV I *Ka n*t Scott and he was fined for an!r>r*Clte.are no< ;    . KJs° w»ll be present.    Okmulgee    county,    which    ranks gagement WclS mau6 IOI nim t-0 S06 1110 ..‘ALLO ,Y j <|r|,D|jenegg and disturbing the peace T**e *A«.-miuui prices are fixed bv 1 Revival services will begin Sun- with the McAlester district as a by Mayor Kitchens in police court *[“je»    »>r    Bises    r»“j|e    j day njgt,t. continuing tor some time ' producer of coal, will lose a po- Wednesday.    In    IThe "astor wi» be as8lsrted bv Rev- 'ential production of from 10.000 . .    ..        Numerous    witnesses    testified    In    'n,,    rule. set im Uurin. «h» w.r| Charlie Robison of Bethany College, j to 12,000 tons of coal per day for Temporary Injunction. that thousands of Ohio miners could I he was assessed $25.00 and costs on I middlemen ^d"wholesale and* retail Ito attend these services General later in the day. I - Numerous witnesses testinea in _    ,    .             .    lv, wvv WMO from striking tomorrow*, declared, the tria, of Sco|| |h|a morning^ and | EOV    7he    ^    ma    rains    nrofit    of    Everyone    has    a    hearty    invitation    the period of the strike, that thousands of Ohio miners could    he was assessed $25.00 and costs on j Middlemen and wholesale and retail!10 attend the8e services. The ser-1 thousand five hundred    me INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.,    Oct. 31.    nQt be notified in time to prevent    the assault charge and was also re-; dealer* were re-esiabllshed and Fuel vice Saturday night begins prompt-1 ployed in the county’s    thirty-eight A temporary injunction    restraining    (hem (rom g,riking at midnight to-.    Quired lo make bond for $1,000 to Administrator Garfield waa given all ■> “ "::50 o’clock. Sunday morning | nllnes> wiH be ldie. By the Asaocuited Pre** Two em- keep the peace. all activities of the United Mine night. Workers of America was issued in j    - the Federal District Court here today Farrington Refuse* to Talk. on appellorto,r th. United,0ct.    31.- government. Judge A. B.    Frank Farrington, president of the signed the order on the showing set Illinoijl district United Mine Workers forth by C. B. Ames, assistant at tor- ^ America, declined to comment to-uey general, that a national disaster day oQ tbe advices from Indianapolis was impending and on the broad | wbicb reportet| injunction proceee-general grounds that the govern- |ngs agajnBt ,n|ne officials to pre-ment has the right to enforce its yent carryjng out Gf the strike, ex- By th*    Awociated Pi laws and protect its people from cept lo Ray j he strike order hadj    WASHINGTON. Oct. 31 calamity. REPUBUGAR LEADERS WMT WILSON the authority to regulate production, sale, shipment, distribution and storage of bituminous coal that he had I during the war. service at ti o’clock. MtCfclt .Hiftt’t A MAVIS ttlNI *1° Viva. ob- “jomm wnoont OUM. INHtnillNfr MAIN ItatlT * I SacMCMAMT, SPfcMT VAST V4««* IH TMI MCTAOAOVIt SuaCHAStNO * The order was directed against j-n time (o prevent t^e walkout. Frank H. Hayes, the incapacitated,     ^ president of the union; John L. Lewis, acting president; William By New.' Special Serries Repub- gone out and could not be recalled j Iicaa leaders of the house today agreed to press the adoption of the resolution approved yesterday by the senate pledging aupport to the “national administration and all Green, secretary-treasurer; and ali { INDAANAPOLIS. Ind^.    others    in    authority”    In    their    efforts other officials of the organization. With more than 400,000 The injunction took effect whenicoal miners threatening to go ^!mierMCV served and will continue in force) strike at 12 o'clock, Federal court until the formal hearing which was action by the government in Indian-set by Judge Anderson for Nov. 8. lapolis to prevent the effectiveness In presenting the petition, Judge (of the strike loomed up as a prob-Amea made it clear that the case ability today. will not involve the general right of] C. B. Ames, assistant attorney workmen to organize or Quit work. general of the United States, ar-He said it would have no bearing    rived in Indianapolis    this    morning on other industries and “merely in-    a* a    representative    of    Attorney volved the right of labor during the‘General    Palmer. John    B. Creighton. war JO restrict or destroy food and    special    assistant to    the    attorney fuel.”    J investigation, spent most of yester- Under the order the union offl- day conferring with the other offals are commanded to withdraw! ficials here, and numerous represen-strike orders already issued and areUatives of the bureau of iovestlga-forbidden to send out any other lion from cities five hundred miles orders, written or oral, tending to1 from Indianapolis are in the city promote the strike or in any way today. to make it    effective. They are also Either of two    plant of action by restrained    from disbursing    union    the government    present themselves, funds In the shape of strike    bene-(Under the food    control act which fits,    makes it criminal tor two or more -- I persons to attempt to limit the Ua«a*t Revoke Order In Time. I production of these necessities, union Hr th. aMDcteud Pnm    _ leaders might be arrested in an COLUMBUS, O., Oct. 31.—John effort to prevent them from carry- to meet the present “industrial BN POLICK COURT. Only one case was on the police court docket this morning. This was a charge against Wick Adair alleging that he ran his car with muffler open yesterday evening. He paid the regulation $8.75 tor *he misdemeanor. JAPAN RATIFIES THE GEHMAN TREATY Moore, president of the United Mine Workers of Ohio. upon learning that the minors* union had been enjoined ing out the strike plans or an In junction to restrain the mine officials (Continued on Paco Eight) By th* Aiaonatad Pre** TORIO, Japan, Oct. 31. — The Emperor of Japan today ratified the peace treaty with Germany.. National Guard Mobilised. D. C. Abney of Ada received orders this afternoon to Join his company of the Oklahoma National Guard at Pauls Valley. Mr. Abney Is an officer in G Company of the 2nd Oklahoma Infantry. It Is reported that the entire national guard of Oklahoma is mobilising for duty in tho coal fluids. NO MORE HEARINGS EOI R. I. BROTHEN - By inter- By the Associated Presa WASHINGTON. Oct. 31. unanimous vote the senate state commerce committee today refused to grant the request of Representatives of the railroad brotherhoods that hearings be re-opened and the anti-strike provision of the railroad bill which the committee recently reported to the senate. Miners of coal county, according to reports reaching here, are preparing for a long strike. This county's daily output has been 2.-500 tons and its mines employ 1,-500 men. About 4.000,000 tons of coal are mined annually in the McAlester district, where 2,500 miners are employed. Smaller outside districts report 1,000 men to go out, with no, reserve on hand. MASONS, NOTICE The school of instruction at Ada Lodge No. 119, A. F. & A. M. will be open for work at 7:30 this evening. AU Masons who are interested are invite to be present. Dr. Odell Here Sunday. Dr. A. L. Odell of TuU$ will be in Ada Sunday and will preach at the Presbyterian Church both morning and at night. Dr. Odell is one of the most gifted pulpit orators that ever visited Ada, and the announcement of his visits feere are always hailed with delight. WEATHER FORECAST Fair tonight and much colder with frost in south portion. Froes* lug in north portion. Saturday fair and cooler. Card of Thanks. We wish to thank our many friends in Roff and Ada for their kindnesses in the burial of our baby and granddaughter, and for the beautiful floral offerings. May God’s richest blessings be yours.—Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Ratliff, Roff; Rey. aud Mrs. 3. F. Stegall and sons; E. S. Bailiff and family. consignees in the following order of priority, which is the basisi of priority adopted during the war by the fuel administration. “I. Steam railroad; in land coastwise vessels. “Domestic, including hotels, hospitals and asylums. “3. Navy and army. “4. Public utilities. including plants and such portion of plants as supply light, heat and water for public use. “5. Producers and manufacturers of foo4, including refrigeration. “6. National, state, county and municipal government emergency requirements. “7. Bunkers, and other marine emergency requirements not specified above. “8. Producers of news print paper and plants necessary to the printing and publication of daily newspapers. “Coal held in transit is not th be unloaded in storage, but held until actually needed, so that if its use is later found necessary., it can be forwp**ded to    U • ?r Ifs tust too w©l or >    BALDWIN    PIANO (both Uprights and Our clothes are ♦ a great many places and ever always find them de-old.    , in every way. And wt art I consider the BALDWIN PIANO one of the best Pianos in after gold. >rld. aa1, i'j® °LV,I am glad to say this without any solicitation on the part Some of rn ic firm but trec'y of my own wlIl> of us are pre*    Yours very truly, dren are in s things move I *    Alvin    W.    Roper But when '_____________ you would dead, as I le.» above letter is a copy of Mr. Roper’s letter. The Rev. Mr. ing to Sunday Beck bought the identical piano that was used and when The cows,    moved    to seattle, Washington, knowing of the value of I^am^not^ Baldwin piano and for fear he would not find Baldwin quality for everything far west, he shipped the Baldwin piano with his other love my neigh of special value. SOME EXCUSES WHY WE DON’T GO TO CHURCH But I wan a friend to old cow that war—a frlen preaches to * take your b f Booth Townsend Baldwin quality is always the best. Cash or terms. L. r. WAL TERS Telephone IB MD TOI** ;