Ada Evening News (Newspaper) - September 15, 1919, Ada, Oklahoma
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VOLUME XVI. NUMBER
ADA, OKLAHOMA, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 1919
THREE CENTS THE COPY
Tropical Hurricane In South and West Texas Does Considerable Damage
13 KILLED IN BIG
WORLD l*»lhiss C(f\GR»>> WILL MURT AT SINSKY, XI S.
9 THALIA. OCTOBER 15. umbo.
SALVATION ARMY DRIVE IO CONTIKUE
SYDNEY, Australia. Aug. p. I (Correspondence of The Associated Dress*—The largest iii terns tiouml assemblage of newspaper men ever gathered in any city in the world is expected at' the Press Congress of the World, to be held here October 15, IRO. Two Hundred of them are expected to come from North and South America and delegates are expected from all portions of the British Empire. Large parties of newspaper men in India.
China end Japan have promised to pai be present.
In connection with the congress, routes for world tours are to be j prepared by transportation agents! acting in behalf of the New South Wales government and it is expected that large reductions w ill be made in passenger fares.
The congress is to follow a meeting of the British Empire Press Union in Canada in September.
1920. and the delegates should
arrive in Australia in the spring of the southern half of the world. This will permit visits to tropical Queensland before hot weather sets in.
The congress is likely to be en-* gaged in business discussions at \
Sydney for about ten days. Excur- uted liberally.
sions m New South Wales are plan- I "ant to thank each girl who so
ned before and after the session industriously and enei geticall> e-
and later visitors are to be given voted her time and energies tow ai an opportunity to attend the year-. making the campaign Iv racing carnival at Melbourne due- Their unselfish
The Salvation Army drive during the fair has netted $1,705.69. The county’s quota for the Salvation Army Home service fund is $.1,000.
We I eel that we have not reached the county ta its entirety bv this drive and since the Home Service Campaign does not close until October 4th we will not close the ca nill for funds until that time unless Pontotoc county has reached its quota before the drive closes.
The committee does not wish to tusk** returns until Pontotoc county has “gone over the top."
Those who have not had the opportunity to contribute as much . tcXiot^fl
they ieel able to give this worthy canst may hand their subscriptions to the county chairman or to the News office. Campaigns will be carried on at Roff, Stonewall, Allen, Francis. Fitzhugh and in all com-munities of Pontotoc county in the hope of reaching our quota.
I want to take this opportunity of thanking ail those who participated in the campaign during the fair as w'eil as those who contrib-
fiy I Im* At>sacmx*u Prt‘s* (
DALLAS, Tex.. Sept. 15. Telephone and telegraph companies today took up the task of untangling the wire systems in the gulf coast sections from Corpus Christi to Brownsville, where yesterday the tropical hurricane, sweeping in from the gulf, destroyed wire com-muni ‘p.lion and did considerable other damage.
Only meager reports were available early today from the area visited by the heart of the storm, ap-pa rent Iv between Corpus Christi and Brownsville, and the extent of the damages was not told in the first reports which, however, made «no mention of fatalities. *
The last word received from Brownsville was an Associated Press dispatch via the army wireless at San Antonio late Sunday night. It referred to conditions up to lour o’clock in the afternoon of yesterday, when tile wind had at-a velocity of forty miles per
Sit INT AX HHH (AMBUSTION HHK i IN MURRAY (BLAIN ELEVATOR TAKES LIVES OK IS PEOPLE.
hour, and rain was coming down in torrents.
Corpus Christi, which has been completely isolated since B: 30 Sunday morning apparently sustained considerable damage from flood waters which had risen to a height of six feet at some points before communication was terminated.
The water was three feet deep in the city’s principal hotel.
Galveston, struck by the edge of the storm, wag saved from severe damage by its sea wall and had apparently recovered today from the
ing the fire week in November. It is announced that everything possible will be done by the press and peep!*- o Australia re make
representative men from foreign countries understand Au st rattans and tile.! seethed* of life.
Membership of the congress embraces all who are engaged in press work. It is proposed ti* divide the sessions here into a series o; conventions each dealing wish some branch of newspaper activity.
Dr. Walter Williams of the University of Missouri. Columbia. Mo.. is president of the congress and Captain J. W. Niesigh of fhe Premier.' o: lice. Sydney, will be official secretary’ and representative of the New Soul Es Wales government in matters connected wuh the congress.
sible to make
a success, efforts made it pos-the creditable show-i
the business three feet, the suspension
SHIE EEO. OF Ii MEETING Al SAPULPA
By th® Associated Press
SAPULPA. Okla . Sept. 15. With a1 im jet twice the number of delegates present as at any previous, convention, the 17th annual con-; vention of the Oklahoma State Federation of Labor met here today for a five dfay session. Over tour hundred delegates were present when the first session was called to order, j The delegates were welcomed by Mayor Bone with a response by President Edgar Fenton of the state federation. After the war problems, which include high prices, better working conditions and wage increases Will take up most of the time of Cie conventical.
LARGEST FLIR CHY DE SHAWNEE OPEN
tug that was made. I want to thank
Mrs. Tom Hope for keeping us supplied with doughnuts and to thank all the kind women of Ada who? made doughnuts for thi** sale. I want to thank the Ada band for the musical concert they gave to make the rally and auction a success.
I want to thank Senator Harrison for fiis counsel and for his address which he made Saturday night. His enthusiasm for the Salvation Army gave us great inspirational help as well as encouragement. I want to thank J. W. Davis for his services as official auctioneer. He sold one^ doughnut for the fabulous sum of 111 **.50.
I want to thank Mrs. Harmon Ebe> who so successfully conducted the sales and Lowery ll. Harrell who devoted five days unselfishly ti*
I want to thank the Ada News for their hearty support and coop* ration. aud I want to thank .ill the charitable citizenship of this county who contributed toward the raising of this money.
And in conclusion I want to say tha' every effort will #be made to brin*. Pontotoc county over its quo-lit fetor* the campaign closes.
CHAS, L. QRR.
effects of the hurricane which sent) tidewater into to a depth of Except for
By Nev s' Service %
KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 14.— With the death I tonight of four more employe- of I he Murray Grain I elevator which vias wrecked yes-i terday b> .» spontaneous combus-| tion explosion and fire, the list of fatalities in connection with the ; action reaching 13.
The bodie- of two others were still buried in th* wreckage and twelve persons were in hospitals,
; several with injuries physicians said,
J might terminate fatally. All of tlKi deal and Injured with tho exce^-1 tion of Joseph A. Thompson, a I deputy grain inspector whose body! | is vine of those iii the ruins, were I employes of the elevator company.
Four bod.os were taken from the ruins today. Five persons were killed outright by tho explosion, or died early today.
Officials of the company tonight said the loss would be in the neighborhood of $3,500,000. They’ said there were approximately one million bushels of grain in the elevator and that the property loss would exceed $1,500,000.
Flue Plague Will Be Back,But
Not So Severe
street car service the public u t ii it - s ie# of the city came through intact.
Iii the brief Brownsville dispatch by wireless Padre Island and Brasos Island, off Point Isabelle. about twenty-five miles from Brownsville, was reported under water Sunday noon. but the town of Isabelle, itself surrounded by water, up to that time, was declared safe.
I By News
TO ALL UNION
Alioth* r meeting is to be Ta* sd ay at *:Oo P. M. at the Hall. Important business to tend* d to. AU union men must
Moose be at-come.
N\ > Keirst-y. Chm
JORN STEPHENS IS ADMITTED TO BAIL
Mrs. Wilson and
Her Husband See City of Portland
By the Associated Press
PORTLAND, Ole., Sept. 15 — President Wilson was greeted by stat** aud city officials when he left his special train shortly after nine o’clock this morning. The president and Mrs Wilson rode through the streets line * w .th cheering people, and the pi* fin Tai party was taken on a trip »\*r the Columbia highway.
John Stephens, charged with assaulting Willie Dees with a knife' early Saturday morn-ag, was arraigned in Ju-tlce Brown's court! this morning and admitted to baiL in the sum of $1,000. His bond was made by ti is attorney, John P. Crawford.
Dees is .-till in the Faust Hospital in ,t rather dangerous condition. He has an ugly knife-wound in his left lung and pneumonia is said to have developed. Being a young man of vigorous constitution it is believed that lie will eventually recover.
PEACE TREATY BEINE CONSIDERED TODAY
8|»cwl S«*rv ie*
the ‘flu’ come back this ^xir?
This question, beint: asked by
thousand- »*f se\*ntints ami millions of laymen throughout the world, is discussed by Surgeon General Blue of th* public health service in an official bulletin in which it is said that th** plague probably will reappear, bu* vvill not lie as severe as last winter
“Probably, but by no rn* ans certainly. there will be .i recurrence of Hit* influenza epidemic this year, says General Blue.
“Indications are that, should it occur. it will t*ot be as severe as the epidemic of the previous winter. Cite oft a ials. state and city boards ot health, should be prepared in the event oi a recurrence. The fact that a previous attack brings immunity in a certain percentage of cases should allay fear on the part of those af-licted in th* previous epidemic.
"Influenza is spread by direct and indirect contact. It is not yet certain that the germ has been isolated, or discovered, and as a consequence there is yet no positive preventive except the enforcement of rigid rules of sanitation and the avoidance I of personal contact.’
KNEMX ALIEN PRISONERS i RS APE AT UN HIT DOUGLAS
14. Tile tv*. Associated l’r« •*
Fait will SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 15.
tomorrow Between seven and seventeen enemy
, ,, v, . *. iiien Dr ISO Dem at the prison barracks
morn.rn. with '^7 available booth. J1,' “J, I)OUKla. 11Bar n*„.. escaped
stock pen ami stable tilled, rtie;^,1 v today by way of a tunnel con-
fair. ' it bout any doubt, is the larg*, afflicted und**r the* wire enclosure
est Pottawatomie county ever held! of th'* prison.
By New*’ Service
SHAWNEE, Okla., Sept. Pottawatomie County Fie** open at Benson Park
It) th** I’ren*
WASHINGTON, Sept. ll.—Consideration of the German peace treaty began this afternoon in the senate.
It was called up by Chairman Lodge.I damage of the Foreign Relations Committee,1 and became the first great document of its kind to be discussed in the; senate in the full light of publicity.
PURI ARANDAS WIPED DDT BY HURRICANE
By iii® A**'* Pre**
HOUSTON, Tex., S* pi. lo. -Port Aransas, twenty-five miles from Colpus Christi, was completely demolished by the hurricane Sunday, according to a Wireless message} picked up hei* today. This message is the fir'’ direct word from what is believed to hav** been thi* center of the tropical disturbance swept inland co Sunday and
from the (.ult of Mex-bet ween Corpus Christi Brow ns Hie.
BROWNSVILLE. Tex., Sept. I i>.— Brownsville suffered no material from the high winds that accompanied the tropical hurricane ♦ arly Sunday. The hurricane apparently did not strike the lower coast country.
Card oi Thanks.
An * ady check
of the missing the more im-escaped. Ac-George L. Byram.
in point of exhibit,
The cattle stalls were filled Satur- Indicated that none of «iay night with all breeds, the Here- I portent prisoners had fords predominating. The hog pens j cm ding 10 Col. were also filled, over 200 head boing oommandao*. there were 207 prison-in competition for the ribbons. Poul- ers iii the compound, most of them try and product# department* were of the 1. W. W. class. Police and also filled to capacity. sheriffs throughout the state have
Practically every merchant in been warned to watch for the es-Shawneo will have some sort of caped prisoners, booth or exhibit on the grounds and no little competition has arisen overj who Cen beat decorate. Thia fen-’
I want to thank all my friends who contributed to the Salvation} Army Drive through me and made} jit possible for me to win individual pdize, and my team to be the winning team. I also extend my thanks to Drummond & Alderson, Clothiers, for Hie handsome hand-bag which they presented to me.—Bill Zorn.
THE PARK BONDS
A man called up this office Saturday and wanted to know if he could vote for the water bonds next Thursday without voting for the park bonds. The answer was “yes.”
In fact there are three propositions to be voted on next Thursday, the waterworks bonds, the storm sewer improvement bonds and the park improvement bonds.
The proposed bonds for ten thousand dollars for the improvement of. Glenwood Park constitutes a separate is ue, as do the sewer improvement bonds, and in voting for one or the other it is not necessary to vote for or against either one or both of the other propositions. In other words, you can vote for the waterworks bonds and vote against the sewer and park bonds, or you can vote for or against either one of the issues and not at all on the other two, if you should see fit.
At the same time we are unable to see why any citizen of Ada would want to vote against either issue.
If you live here, and expect to stay here, you certainly want to see the town go forward. You couldn’t possibly have anything to gain by having it come to a standstill or go backward—and that is exactly what will happen if the bonds are defeated—especially the waterworks bonds.
Again, no matter what your station in life, you cannot possibly have any excuse for voting against the park bonds. Every progressive city in the country is providing parks and playgrounds for the youth of the community.
Ada has no adequate accommodations for the young people. They are going to have recreation, and if it is not provided here, they are going where it is provided.
It is proposed, if the bonds carry, to build a concrete bathing pool, modern and up-to-date; erect seats, swings and other modern devices for the children; plant shrubbery, fence the property and otherwise beautify it—in short, make it a place where we can all go during our leisure hours and meet on the common level of friends and neighbors and w hile away the time and enjoy ourselves at little or no expense.
In addition to that, if the bonds carry and the park is improved as proposed, the Lions Club of the city will take it upon themselves to organize the Boy Scout movement in the city as it is now organized in all up-to-date cities, and erect in the park a five-thousand-dollar scout hall at their own expense, and also provide a scoutmaster and park-keeper, in one and the same person, for the full twelve months in the year.
('an you think of a better investment for your boy than a vote for the park bonds?
Hadn’t you rather save your boy than to save a few mills tax on your property for a few years?
And even if you have no boy of your own, is it possible that you are selfish enough to deny some other parents boy of that to which he is entitled?
As a matter of fact the park will prove as great a pleasure to we older people as it will to the young.
Then, too, who wants to live in a town that has no other ambition than to make money*—that has nothing to show our friends and relatives who visit us but brick buildings and factories and business houses of one kind and another.
Let us forget the almighty dollar for a moment and think occasional!v of the things that really count in this world.
Let us not live like beasts and savages—let us live like creatures of God, as we are supposed to be, and try the experiment once of being our brother’s keeper.
LET US VOTE THE PARK BONDS AND GIVE THE FUTURE GENERATION OF THIS TOWN A CHANCE!
DENOUNCES MAJORITY OF PROPOSED RESERVATIONS AND AMENDMENTS AS SELFISH. AND DISHONORABLE.
. .e Associated Press
WASHINGTON, Sept. 15.—Rejection of all proposed amendments to the German peace treaty and modification of the reservations recorded was urged in an individual minor report filed with the senate today by Senator McCumber, repu-blican of North Dakota, who is next in rank to Senator Lodge. Mr. McCum-ber did not join In the recent republican majority report and voted with the democrats on the amendments and several of the reserva-} tions.
Attacking the majority report of Senator Lodge, Senator McCumber ; denounced most of the majority j amendments as “selfish, immoral I and dishonorable,” and charged that i they seek to “isolate the United I States from the rest of the world | and abandon our allies.”
“To the substance of some of the proposed reservations,” declared Senator McCumber’s report, “there can be no serious objections. But against the manner in which they are asserted, I do most earnestly protest. They are couched in a defiant, discourteous and overbearing manner and seem incumbered to express a jingoistic spirit that ought to be eliminated from American statesmanship.”
Scoring the comittee’s reservations to Article IO of the. league of nations covenant, Senator McCumber said it really is an amendment “pure and simple,” and designed to take the United States out of the league.
Special opposition was expressed to the proposed amendment of the Shantung provision. By this amendment he said that Japan would be “kicked out” of the league by the United States and the province of Shantung would be lost even to China.
GOMPERS CALES STRINE ADVOCATES TOCEIHER
By the Associated Press
CLEVELAND. O.. Sept. 15.—It was learned from authoritative sources here today that a meeting of representatives of the twenty-four organizations affiliated in the proposed steel strike scheduled for Sept. 22 has been called by President Rompers, of the American Federation of Labor, to be held in Pittsburgh next Wednesday. This meeting will consider Mr. Gompers’ recommendation*! that strikes be postponed until after the industrial convention in Washington, called for October 6 by President Wilson.
Of Interest to Methodist
We had such a i School yesterday, one crowds we have had It is such a pity that
Sunday of the best for months, some of our
POLICE COURT BUSY DEALING OUT
PROMINENT BANNER IS AT BANTER. KS.
Tmctkfir Train inc (’lass.
tuve itself is attracting much com-, ment from the early visitors at the park.
Th. * distinct fair# have bien held during the past w» ek and the blue ribbons in all classes at these places will be on exhibit at the free fair. Maud. McComb and Wanette all hav* excellent exhibit# wearing bi,ie ribbons from their districts.
The most interesting feature# at ♦he meeting of the faculties of the various city schools Saturday morning at the High school, were two i very enthusiastic talks made by the
The Teacher Training Class will meet at the First Christan Church this evening at 7:30. The claws will make a study this evening of the President and vice-president of the dispensations of Bible history. This school board, L. T. Walters and T. will be a very interesting subject.1 P. Holt, along the lines of teaching Those not members of the class are thrift and general Improvement In r vi ted t . v lr It the class. New mein-j school work. They were very help-bers may Join ai any time. —C. V. I ful talks of educational value and Dunn, instructor. s i rang with the spirit of co-operation.
Val Land returned home Saturday .light from a service of fifteen months in the Quarter Master’s corps of the United States army. Mr. Land left Here for service in June of I YUK. and went overseas within a very few weeks after going to the army camps. He was stationed at Gieves. France, the while he “over there” He also visited frequently at Paris, and i-peat some time in Germany, with the Army of Occupation.
Dr. J. M Gordon went to Wynnewood this morning to deliver an address at the opening of the Wynnewood school.
and assessed will have her
Elijah Fi ‘don and Emma James,
who wert* arrested ‘by the police in Dark tow ii last night, were artaigned in police court this morning en a charge of consorting. Freelon conducted his own defense at the trial, but not with any degree of success He was found guilty $14.75. Emma James trial this Afternoon.
John Johnson, well known in police court circles, was arrested on a charge of being the proud possessor of too much “choc.” He has employed counsel a od will make a stren-WM,WUI fight to vindicate himself.
Noah Abbott, Albert Cravatt aud J. W. Chroma*er have been arraigned in police court since Saturday morning <si*'h to answer a charge of drunkenness. Abbott was assessesd $10.75, which he will pay out by Jail set vice. Cravatt and Chronister each paid his $10.75 and went away happy.
B> *h«* Presa
MIAMI, Okla., Sept. 15. C. W. Rogers, vice president of the First National bank at Picher, Okla.. was perhaps fatally shot at 9:30 last night at his home in Baxter Springs, Kans.. TH miles from Miami.
Ii. S. Fry, former manager of nj dry goods store at Richer, and j Charles Negem, a prominent Picher merchant, were arrested charged with the shooting and will be arraigned at Baxter Springs this afternoon.
members were absent.
Our calendar for the week runs as follows: Social and literary meeting of the Woman's Missionary Society Monday afternoon, meeting of the Soldiers’ Memorial committee Monday evening, prayer meeting Wednesday evening at 8:30, Choir rehearsal Thursday evening at 8:30. and then we come to Sunday again.
Prayer meeting topic for this week is “My Church and Me.” Bitch one in attendance will be asked to difl-ieuss what the church means to him j (or her) and what he tor she* means to the church.
The choir has provided helpful selections since work was resumed j at the close of the revival. While our choir loft is not large. we will be able to add a dozen chairs on each side of the organ to accommodate that number of additional singers. Plans have been submitted for additional accomodations so that we may have thirty in our choir.
| You are invited to be one of the thirty. Come Thursday evening.
The Soldiers’ Memorial Campaign I has been mentioned to you. Let every’ parent or fHerui of a soldier lad see that no name is left off of our memorial tablet ut the great building at the Southern Methodist University at Dallas. See some member of the committee this week. The com* mince is composed of Prof. A. L. Fen tem, Miss Ruby Gay and Langford Shaw.
Wallace M. Crutchfield, Pastor.
Partly cloudy iii northern part nig ii and Tuesday. Showers •’>ou’h part and cooler in north night.
ur tnt our clean cotton rags to rh*1 Via News office. We will pay you 3c a pound.
MKY I* ’ANS BE AT UP AN
AMERICAN CUSTOMS OFFICER
By tht* Associated Pre-*
YSLETA, Tex., Sept. 15.- H. A. Carnes, United States Customs Inspector. was badly beaten and left for dead by a Mexican who crossed the Rio Grande at the ford here late yesterday. There were four Mexicans in the party and they were Supposed to be smuggling.