Ada Evening News (Newspaper) - September 26, 1919, Ada, Oklahoma
Coming Oct. 6-7, Dorothy Phillips in “The Dight to Happiness,” Same Cast but Greater Than, “ of —Liberty Oct. 6-7
VOLUME XVI. NUMBER 168
ADA, OKLAHOMA, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 1919
THREE CENTS THE COPY
PRESIDENT WILSON FORCED TO ABANDON SPEAKING TOUR
American Naval Forces Mix in
Italian Trouble on Adriatic Sea
! MU. WILSON BW AMK ILL LAST I NIGHT AXD COULD NOT FILL A I* 1*01 XTA! E XT A T OKLAHOMA (’ITV.
REPORTED PRESIDENT WILSON HAS IIKJEXTED ITALIAN PROPOSALS; THREATENS E4X>XOMIC BOYCOTT.
By th# A»MCiat«U Press
PARIS, Sept. 26.— American naval forces have taken a hand in the swiftly moving events along the eastern shore of the Adriatic, according to advices from Copenhagen.
United States destroyers appearing off the port city of Trau when Italian soldiers attempted to force their way into Trau, brought the attack to a sudden stop, the Italians retreating hastily, it is said. One Italian armored car with its crew com-1 posed of many officers and three privates, fell into the hands of the Jupgo-Slav forces defending the and Foreign
place, but the prisoners were taken Italy will mak
Three Negroes Wounded In Gun Battle Staged in Darktown Last Evening
By Neu»’ Special Service
PARIS. Sept. 26.- Premier Vlitti Minister Pittoni of declarations of their over by American marines and tra'ns- policies in the Chamber of Deputies ferred to an Italian vessel. Serbian tomorrow and will ask for a vote troops arrived at Trail soon after of confidence to the government, ac-
were put ashore and turned over to them returned to their the reports.
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the marine the town w by the marines who ship, according to
The crown council of Italy yesterday under the presidency.
cording to a dispatch to the Temps from Rome. The entire Italian ministry will attend the session, the dispatch says.
King Victor Emanuel and it is believed teat the council has before it a reply from President Wilson to the Italian proposals to settle the problem of the disposition of Flume. Advices from Rome do not indicate the naure of the reply, but officials here believe that the Italian proposals were rejected by Mr. Wilson, * ho also threatened an economic boycott it Italy persisted in holding the city in defiance of the Allied powers. American delegates here would not discuss the report.
Daniel* on the Uai-j»et.
WASHINGTON. Sept. 26.— Secre-*ary Daniels was asked in a resolution by Senator Knox, republican, of Pennsylvania, adopted today by he senate, to report whether American marines wer landed at Trau on the Dalmatian coast to compel the evacuation by Italian forces, as reported in press dispatches from Copenhagen and Paris.
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Ovilla Walton filed suit for yesterday from her hus-'arney Walton. She is repre-by E. S. Ratliff.
Waltons were married, into the petition ut plaintiff, Plaintiff alleges ome time about
By th# Af'M'iauu Prr*s
NASHVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 26. Denis E. Metcalf, aged 4 6. a carpenter in the home of Robin Cooper, a prominent attorney of this city, who was killed and his body thrown into a creek near Nashville about a month ago, was arrested today on a warrant, sworn out by-Gabriel Hensen of Memphis, Tenn., who described himself as a phvsoho-analytieal detective. Nora Lee Jones, a negro servant was also arrested on a warrant sworn out by Hensen.
The warrants charge Metcalf with the murder of Mr. Cooper and the servant with being an accessory. The arrests were made at th*-Cooper home. Mr. Cooper left his home on the night of August 28, last, in response from a call from an unidentified man. Two days later his blood-stained automobile was found on a road near Belle Meade Park, and his body later was found in a near-bv creek.
PRESIDENT RESTING BEITER LAST REPORT
By th# A-ho#I’rM*
ON HOARD PRESIDENT'S SPECIAL TRAIN, .Sept. 26. - Resting
quietly in his private car, President Wilson was described this afternoon as feeling slightly better. Although he was up when the train left Wichita. Kan.. Dr. Grayson persuaded him to lie down during the afternoon. It was declared that his condition is not at all critical.
September. I JA IS, defendant began to be guilty of gross neglect to-* a: U tins plaintiff and began to pursue toward this plaintiff a course of extreme cruelty toward her. which to the mind of this plaintiff rentiers further living together as ma i and wile intolerable; that said neglect of duty* consists of consis-tently absenting himself from the home and away from «<he plaintiff and children until at present time said defendant has not been at home except for a few moments at a time for the past three weeks; that during the past six mouths this plaintiff alleges that he has not averaged being at home one week oiu of each month and that portion of time which he has spent at home has been after 11 o'clock at night and often midnight and time to leave in the morning; that the cruel treatment consists in the fact that for the past year he has repeatedly and consistently told this plaintiff that he would leave her; that he
In a gun battle in Darktown last n in lit three negroes received wounds ranging all the way from slight to exceedingly dangerous. The most seriously injured is a negro named Brady, who was shot through the bowels, and is reported to have ten ugly perforations in his intestines, one wound being I 1-2 inches in length. Paul Combs was shot in the right breast and a woman called “Black Bess” was shot in the right shoulder.
From the best information obtainable by the News reporter the trouble was started by Brady, who went into the house where Combs was at Die time and began a determined effort to .start something. He is said to ha\e supplemented a heated harangue by snapping his pistol four tim ‘s at Combs, who was also reach* itig tor his pistol. Brady's gun finally hied. whereupon both he and Combs beat it out ut the house through different doors. The row was renewed outside, and in the promiscuous shooting that followed both negroes were shot. “Black Bess.” who is thought to have been the cause ol the ill feeling between the two men, was shot by one of the participants.
Brady’ was still alive at noon today, but was considered in a critical condition. The wound of Combs is not a dangerous one. the bullet striking a rib and ranging round ii ndei his shoulder. The injury receded by “Black Bess" is only a slight one.
All of which goes to prove that “the course of true love did ne’er run smooth."
Jailed for Drunkenness.
A man named Chroniiter was jailed this morning iii default of payment of $10.75 assessed against him in police court on a drunkenness charge He is a bi ick layer who has been working in Francis, and claims lo live in Oklahoma City.
STRIKES THREATEN WEST VIRGINIANS
RAILROAD STRIKE CALLED IX ENGLAND
iv tit# A-tHH'ianxl Press LONDON, Sept. 26. The conference between the representatives of the railroad men and the government for an equitable adjustment of differences on the wage question today resulted in failure and the railroad strike has been ordered to take effect at midnight tonight.
Fifteen Hundred Aliens Leave for Rotterdam Today
Many Citizens of Ada Go to Oklahoma City today to Get Wet and See Fair
LOVELADY PUPIL WINS A. SM. SCHOL
By Aaouciated Pw**
NEW YORK. Sept. 26. - - More
than fifteen hundred enemy aliens, the majority Germans, who were interned in this country during the war. sailed for Rotterdam today on the transport Pochahontas. In the' • party w ere 115 women. Among the j passengers was ('aplain Hana Berg who commanded the famous Ger- s man raider. Moewe.
Grady Allen of the Lovelady district will leave Saturday for Stillwater to enter the A. & M. College. In the recent competitive examination for the free scholarships provided by the state young Allen was successful and will begin his year’s work in the big school the first of next week. He is only seventeen years old and had completed the grade work in the Lovelady school.
By the Associated Press
WICHITA, Kans.. Sept. 26.—Worn out by more tnan three weeks of speech making for the peace treaty and league of nations, President Wilson today cancelled the remainder of his speaking dates and decided to return at once to Washington.
Although it was said there was nothing critical about the president’s condition, Dr Grayson, his physician, declared that a nervous reaction affecting his digestive organs made the suspension of the remainder of the trip imperative.
Mr. Wilson was ill most of last night and the decision to return at once to the capital was reached just before his train arrived in Wichita. The president himself desired to continue his speaking program but Dr. Grayson w'ould not permit it.
The president’s address-, wliich was to have been delivered here this morning, was cancelled.
The presidential train did not pull into the station at Wichita where a large crowd was waiting j welcome him. He was to have spoken here during the morning and at Oklahoma City tonight, and although he desired at least to greet the people here. Dr. Grayson would’ not permit him to leave his private car.
By iii# A-sort ut cd Pnxs
.MINEAPOLIS, Sept .26 John S. Washburn, president of the Wash-burn-Crosby Mills, in this city, died suddenly last night at Livermoore. Maine. According to word received here today. He was 61 years old.
Notice, I trick layers
A well filled train left over the Katy at daybreak this morning conveying to the state capital the many hundreds of local citizens who had been appointed members of the statewide committee to receive President Wilson, U. S. A. Every block in Ada contributed to the membership of this committee and the regular morning train from Atoka being inadequate to carry all the honored committeemen, a special train was chartered and loaded to the guards.
It is a great day in Oklahoma City, known to the world as the milling ground of Jack Walton, and in spite of the only domeless capitol on earth. The tribes of Jefferson iand Jackson and Al Jennings and I I Bill Doolin are there to discout the value of all exhibits in the live!
I stock Pavillion and bring back to their numerous progeny the distinction of being descended from one appointed.
President Wilson is scheduled to; descend upon the capital city es- J
eorted by Mrs. Woodrow Wilson, nee _
Galt, and to pin on each selected1 committeeman a bunch of lilies of -by New** Sp#ciat Service the valley culled with care from the OKLAHOMA CITY, Sept. 26.— garden of Versailles. Many of our, Governor Robertson has issued his local celebrities provided themselves proclamation calling for a special with extra button holes and safety primary and election on October 18
pins some even with spang new and November 8, respectively, to fill ____ „ .
winter suits the better to display the vacancy in the Fifth congression- ,ie P° In
and secure the beautiful boquets a1 district caused by the death of, rnw , ** . . n j1S tomor”
from the valley of La Seine. Before Congressman Joe B. Thompson. This • 1 1. Lou,svlPe Monday morn-
leaving for the city they extended will permit only three weeks for!— nilling to Washington on
condolence for the forgotten force of the primary campaign. tilt' Evening News, who must de' ote Several candidates for the demoting day to wringing a living from .eratic nomination to succeed Thomp-the sweat of the brow. son have already announced and
The train is expected to return more are expected. Those already tonight somewhere between midnight announced are Roy E. Stafford. Ross and otherwise. Those of us left at Lillard and J. S. Ross of Oklahoma home will bear with patience the City. Others wrho wTill probably an-weeks* narration of things that hap
ELECTION CALLED IR FIFTH DISTRICT
W I CHITA, Sepi. 26.—Secretary
I umulty issued the following statement :
“ The president . has exerted him-seli so constantly and has been under such a strain during the last year that it has brought on a nervous reaction in his digestive organs.
Di. Grayson insists upon the cancellation ot his remaining appointments and his immediate return to Washington, notwithstanding the president’s earnest desire to complex his engagements."
Mr. Wilson has made nearly forty speeches since he left Washington on Sept. 3 and has spent in all about six nights on the train. Five addresses remained on his uncompleted schedule. After the addresses at VV ichita and Oklahoma City today. he was to have spoken in Lit tie
Leaving Wichita at 11:27 o’clock today after a stop of about 2 hours, the presidential special will reach Washington Sunday morning. It will go bv way of Kansas City and St. Louis.
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meeting of Bricklayers Union 2 is called for this evening at Odd Fellows hall at 7 o’clock. JAMES S. KINKADE.
By N«w!i' S|#ci>l Servic#
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DRUMRIGHT RIOTS TR BE INVESTIGATES
nounce are Henry M. Carr of Pauls Valley and Frank Sw’ank of Nor
It is rumored about political circles that there will be a candidate in the field supported by Governor Robertson and the state administration. The fact that the governor
has called the election for a date tallier than had been generally expected lends color to this rumor. The organization w’ould have a much better advantage in a short campaign than in one of greater length. There is a rumor current that Mayor Walton of Oklahoma City may be the choice of the statehouse to make the race.
accompany him anywhere, but has insisted that she remain at home, that he has instead of staying at home with this plaintiff and children at night and at other times too numerous to mention for company sought the company of other women and has paid much more attention to other women than to this plaintiff."
Plaintiff alleges that practically she has been abandoned for a year and that defendant has never provided or attempted to provide for her. but has spent his money foolishly and on others. That two childre.! have been born to them, Finley Walton, aged two years, and Ardrey May Wa I ton, three months old.
PJaintiff further alleged that defendant is a full blood Chickasaw’ I Indian, owning 13ft acres of land in .Stephens county that pays him about $500.00 a year, and IOO acres in Pontotoc County that pays him about $150.00 a year. He now has about 400 bundles of sheaf oats and 30 bushels of corn. That he has never provided any furniture or household goods.
Wherefore plaintiff prays for divorce, custody of her children, $25 court costs, $50 attorney's fee, $50 a month alimony, and such other J relief as she may be entitled to.
jot her Ohio tolyls are reported to I be planning to cross the Ohio line! j into Handcock County, VV'. Va., for fhe purpose of compelling workers to quit their places, Governor Cox today wired VV. G. Baker, sheriff | of Jefferson County, to use his hest I offices to prevent any probability j OI conflict between citizens of Ohio and West Virginia
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio, Sept. 26.
Local steel strikers will hold a massmeeting at the courthouse here tonight at which workers from the mills at W’eriton, W\ Va., near here, have been invited to attend. Union leaders have announced that if the Weston men do not turn out at this meeting local strikers will parade to Weirton the first of the week to hold a meeting there.
.Mr. and Mrs. O. I*. Tarwater. of Si. Jot*, Texas, who have been the gue.it* of Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Scales, for the pad week, left yesterday for Henryetta where they will take up their abode. Mr. Tarwater will be in Die cotton buying market at that place and will do business in connection with J. A. Scales of this ■ city,
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By New*’ Special Sci vice
OKLAHOMA CITY, Sept. 26.
Governor Robertson has authorized [Attorney General Freeling to make a thorough investigation of the
near-riot at Drumright on the night
of September 22, and events fol-1 The lowing, and to call a grand jury if drilled necessary. At the same time the ot the physical examinations held governor directed the county off!- to determine whether or not the cers ol Creek county and the mayor boys will have improved at the of Drumright to make an investiga- end of the school year, tion. Ii is the purpose to fix re- Thursday the measurements were
sponsibility tor the demonstration taken for the uniforms which will
U. S. have not year on account
Partly cloudy tonight and Saturday. Warmer in east portion of Oklahoma tonight.
started by those who apparently took advantage of the opportunity planned to start a conflagration of sentiment.
The fifty guardsmen left at Drumright by Adjutant General Barrett will remain until Monday. All others have returned home, further trouble occurs, all will leave Monday.
Ada Lodge No, 118, A. F. & A. M., will meet at 8 o’clock this evening for work in the Fellowcraft degree. Miles C. Grigsby. VV. M.
teuton Market Booming.
The cotton market closed this afternoon 130 points up. Cotton sold on the streets at Ada today for as hign as 3 4.7 5.
Rev. C. V. Dunn will preach at the Homer school house Sunday afternoon at four o’clock.
be ordered at once. This year the uniforms will be of the marine style instead of the regulation uniforms that were worn last year.
Corporals have been appointed and drill will begin as soon as possible. Mr. Rayburn, the supervisor If no of the company, has arranged for troops every possible advantage for the
By lh# Assoc jaunt Press
WASHINGTON, Sept. 26.—After hearing Samuel Gompers. president* of the American Federation of Labor, for more than three hours, the seven committeemen investigating the steel strike today abandoned the plans to examine William C. Foster, secretary of the steel workers committee, who has been attacked on the floor of the house of representatives as a radical and an I. VV. VV.
Foster wras defended before the committee, today by Gompers. who said that the union secretary had changed his radical views and that had he not done so. the witness would not have consented to serve with him in the steel strike.
Ada High school
The library this year has increased very much since last year. Six hundred and fifty new hooks have been catalogued and placed on the shelves. Most of the books contain poetry, fiction and history.
The pupils expect to acquire much essential knowledge out of the new books.
Mrs. C. E. B. Cutler is librarian and Miss Nora Abney, assistant librarian.
I MEN TO STRIKE ON OGI. I
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By the Associated Presa
PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 26.—
16,000 workers in the steel shipyards of the Portland district will strike on Oct. I unless the order of the director general of the shipping board, delaying a wage increase recently agreed upon until after the industrial conference in Washington on October 6, has been rescinded, it was declared here today by officials of the steel workers union.