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Ada Weekly News, The (Newspaper) - August 11, 1932, Ada, Oklahoma THE ADA WEEKLY NEWS VOLOME XXXII ADA, OKLAHOMA. THURSDAY, AUGUST 11, 1932 NUMBER 20 ATOKA COUNTY DEPUTY KILLED, ONE STOKi SUSPECT ISIUER COTTON 1NTED IN TEXISi Strangers at Dance town Open Fire When Reprimanded. ESCAPED STOLEN CftH Posses in Pursuit; Two Held in Texas for Questioning About Affair. Texas. Aug. 1C. White, alias James; K. Acker, 27. wan held In thei (irayHon coiiMy Jail today on a charge of robbing W. A. l'iid-j !n dork, chairman of the Texas in jiriiij, I was Ijed recently after lie rode Illlo I the country with :i man whul represented himself as a pi ess a iMiclatlon employe. White, who was Identified by {photographs and fingerprinting in pollre fibs, wax round lying on an Oklahoma highway just north "f the d river bridge last Satiiiday with a ._______ let wound In (he chest. He ATOKA. Aug. fi. '-I'1 The [officers he had been shot trull of two of the four, thrown out of a car by a dexpeiadoen of kllllnix I'll; j with whom he bad ridden Government Bureau Places Estimate Below 000 Bales den-herlrr I'ngeiie Moore mill wounding Shi-riff C. Maxwell, jit a Strlnctown dance hall led to- day to the rutted roads and rav- ines of Oklahoma's mountain coiiniry. A crowing army of manhiinlers, fragmenlaiy reports xald. believed Ibey had followed a trail three ur more abandoned motor ears to n point near Claylon. Piisbmataha (oiil.ty. llcporlliiK that a car trailed out tree bill- told and man from nraudbury. Houston officers were en route to Sherman today to lake custo- dy of White, police records In- dicated that In- had sen- tences III the slate penitently: and at San (.jiientiii. II' ailiiiitli d his Identity. lived at Wlmi-- horo. At fli.-'t It wax thought While might have been wnifiided In a danri hall lusl I'll- day night niar Atoka, Okla. Paving Begun On State Highway 19 iiiiy III U III II' .11 t ii of Clayton was overtaken and fall-1 officers wl to contain the killers. H. unable to ffriiy. OF EXCISE I'ay. slate operative, said the last machine stolen by the killers, a blue (Chevrolet i sedan bearing an Oklahoma rity lire cover, bail been sighted near the little town. Meanwhile, a man who Magged n IIIIH near Slrlnclown following last night's klllliu: wax at McKlnoey. Tex., although he de- nied he had anything to do tvltb Hie shooting and another, suirei- liu; a dane.eroiiH gunshot wound was in a lletitxmi. Texas, hospital after he had I.....u picked up on a road near Colbert, Okla. Ofllcers were Keeking to learn If lie had anything to do with the Slllng- luwii altray. Jllsl when poxxemen Ihollghl i Ibey were rinsing In on the fugl-I I'1 lives (hen believed to be in foot, another rar was sit len this time fioni 1'raiik Smith of Si inlnole. who with his family was held up and foiced fiom his machine. III! by six bullets. Sheriff well was expected to recove SMALLER THflN EXPECTED Prices Make Sensational Jump On Publication of Figures WASHINGTON. Aug. Cotton production tills year wnx estimated loday by the department of agriculture In Its first forecast of the season at ll.ISOG.OOO bales of .'00 pounds gross weight, ax r.....pared with 1T.OOfi.000 bales ginned last year. The forecast was based on the condition of the crop Aug. 1 which was per cent of .1 normal, compared with a year ago and the 10-year average. The Indicated yield of lint cot- {ton was announced as pounds per acre, as compared with j 201.2 pounds last year and 151.1 pounds, the 10-year average. Tin- estimated total production was determined by application of the Indicated acn Last Remaining Units of Army Shipped from Johnstown. JOHNSTOWN, Pa.. Avis. and cheering, tin- last units of the stranded bonus (expeditionary force left late to- day 111 a east. The All Materials But Steel Used in Paving Produced in County. Paving on a tulle project on Hlghw-y 19 began Thursday by the Hyde Construction company of Knld, after all preliminary prepar- ations for actual laying of slab had been completed. The project will continue slab from the present end of pavement to the county Hue Just east of Stonewall, and will require sever- al weeks for completion. Work of preparation has heen going on for some weeks and the special train for the construction company has been train will run to Jer-' sey City, making numerous slops en route. Tux Reduction Lewis Aid in Tax Program Mere yield to the aneage In cultivation July 1. which was acres, less the Ill-arte average abandonment in each state after that date. The average abandonment for the country for the ten years per cent. The acreage, after de- JOHNSTOWN. I'a.. Aug. In their fight to "ride the cushions" out of] Johnstown, the last remaining unltx of the bonus army bustled about today preparatory to leav- ing the city late this afternoon. Cumbria county commissioners appropriated to defray, the expense of moving the bal- of the forco. Announcement that a had .been obtained from moving In equipment and prepar- ing the roadbed for paving. The handling of thlx project by the Hyde company Is unusual In that all material used In paving, with the exception of the steel. Is produced In I'ontotoc county. Cement, sand and chat are all I'ontotoc county products, and the workmen, with the exception of "key are Poutotoc county residents. The rock for the paving Is being crushed near Lawrence, where Hyde has established a crusher ad train I Jacent to an abundant supply of Hit-1 rock of the ri'inilslte toughness to meet state highway requirements. cheers from the SOO-odd eastern) With favorable weather and no marchers who have br-en i unforeseen delays the paving Ix ex- nwaltlng transporta-1 peeled to make rapid progress dur- ing coming weeks. Pennsylvania railroad brought j bonus Impatiently The various of the I'ontotoc Tax Reduction associa- tion. In a meeting Friday evening Convention Hall, unanimously endorsed the efforts of the county excise board to reduce exp' uses all along (he HIM- and appointed a special committee to help In the work. The meeting was well att-iided, practically part of the county being represented. In the of the president. I. Al. of Allen, charge of Moore wax shot dead before hi could draw a weapon. Although I absence of the pri (bete were believed lii be four con- j King. Fritz Johnston with the shooting, ofllcers, vice president, was In though! only two Mod by motor the meeting. car to be hunted today In Hie' The committees reported what I'liiiiiilalnx The ntliei-H were be- work had alpady been done, IhU Ill-veil lo have mingled with the'being mostly a collection of sla- tlstics and facts upon which In no Hurry JOHNSTOWN. I'a.. Aug. j .iluclliin of the average state iiban- F. Rlsher and more Association) donmeiil, Is placed at I! fi. Hi LOGO jthan no of his California hnd-j p I by the department. The acreage w-ant to know "what's all this year is the smallest planted talk nhoiit the last unit of since III22. jthe H. K. F. going out The census bureau announced j rusher's outfit has a camp of today In Its lirst ginning report UH OWI1 Conemhaugh. Just of the season that 70.H7X running Last Johnstown and they're bales, counting round as half bales home until they're and excluding llnters, had heen headquarters wants ginned prior to Aug. 1. compared with for and 7S.1SS] when Aug. 1 condition 1'lrnwled the tall, was 70 per cent of normal and In-! going In Healed production. 77B.OOO bales. ItrillnH- W" ________jj.________ that's the way well go 'They're not OTTiA IE quiet leader, Only Minor Concessions Likelv To Be Made by Empire Members OTTAWA. Out.. Aug. A prospect that the imperial con- ference would limit Itself to hi REVOLT FLARES UP New Secretary Of Commerce Malcontents Stage Early Morn- ing Uprising Against Government FIRST ATTflCKlPllLSEO Believed Part of Movement to Restore Monarchial Regime MADRID. Aug. .illst army leaders plunged Spain Into rebellion today, iittucklnc; the ministry of war at Madrid and seizing control of the city of Seville. General Jose Sanjurjn, tin- man who escorted Queen Vic- toria Into exile, appeared to he an outstanding figure In the movement. It was he who tools Seville and the smaller (own of Jerez de la Frontera. The entire country won prac- tically under martial law as the republican government mobilized to prevent the uprising from spreading. Troops patrolled (he streets of the principal cities of tlie south and excitement ran high. i The civil guard, backbone of! the government's armed forces, was divided. Many of the men garrisoned In the south followed their popular former commander. General Sanjurjo. Sentiment was divided ulso among the civil population. The rebellion begun with nn attack at dawn on the war min- istry, hut the federal authorities had been warned In advance for they were ready with machine guns. The attack w-tix repulsed (inlckly, but seven men were kil- led and u dozen or more were; wounded. Hoy D. Chapln. above, Is a new member of President Hoover's cabinet. When Secretary of Com- merce Hobert P. l.amont. of Illi- nois, resigned to look after his own business affairs, Chaptn, a Pelrolt business man and automo- bile company executive, wax Im- mediately appointed. i 1 A. Asprague, public works, I-O-.HI-S fiiini Atoka. Itryan. I'ltlshuig. I'lisdiinalaha and other counties, joined by nilim-ioiix vol- Illlleels. took IIP the sealch. Re- Infoicemciihi weie rushed east fioin Aloka eaily this morning, base campaigns for reduced pub- lic exreiidlturex. Some of tin! committees have worked several days already. 1 It, W. Simpson, chairman of 'the excise board, praised the hack. to coop us up." commissioner ol Bald he had ar- ranged to send all veteran.! by rail to their homes In the wM. Kach train leaving tomorrow will Icarry men, he said: I A report from fjenrse II. I Defeats Six Opponents in of Portland, Ore., said :v Former King Alfonso, at pros-. eut on vacation In Czechoslovak-' msson-'or' apparently was not directly lateral agr-ements between the (connected with the movement, dominions and leave the rest of hut. political observers had no that It was monarchist objective of New Secretary of Commerce Enters Office As Mnrkcta Boom WASHINGTON. Aug. Gratification at the "unmistakably butter tone that now prevails In our Industries and marls of trade" was expressed today by Hoy j Chapln as he was sworn In ax sec- aturiiil Race; Futrcll Leads For Governor on (heir1, work of bis two fellow workers. y.eb McKoy and John Hall, of all of tin and I'late operatives wot vay to the scene. itlondhoundx also were ordered I t he attlludr Into the chaie, which this morning [officials. had g...... on for more than lioj It was the Hentlmeut nillfsi. 'of those presi-iit that, If and The two officers were shot when tlii-y announced their Intention of ariestlng four well-dressed men who weie drinking. The desper- adoes opined file without a word. The suspect stopped a youth lu their and took his shoes as une of the men wax barefooted. All lour fucltlvis were young and of Mil.ill statute, witnesses lo the shooting said. The tltst ear Used by the men was found lo have been stolen from an automobile salesman at Coislcana, Texas, yeitciday, Ray Hitld. Wiilltidiil Mini Found r..--i.v> A maii giving his nnine us James Acker. 21, was found on the road- side helw.....i Colbert. Okla.. and Hie Inlet state lii Idee north of Ij-n- Isini today with a gunshot wound In his chest. Ills condition was critical. lie wax found by Jesse I'lazler Howie. Arkei told officers he had heen thrown out of :in autemohlle. He watt taken to a hospital here. Of- ficers weie checking to determine whether he could have heeu one of the men Involved In a shooting at Atoka. Okla In which one man wan killed and another wonnded. Arker i-ald his home was at Tevax. Police In checking this statement talked to Acker's father-in-law at Whins- luiro. who said Acker had left there two days The ambulance driver who hroilKhl Acker to a hospital quot- ed him as saying a man who had picked him up at Pallas had shot him accidentally while examining a pistol. The driver was (old by Acker that the mnn who wounded him kicked him out of the car on the highway north of the Ited riv- er free bridge and speil away. Later Acker told police be had lieen shot by a man who had pick- ed him up and robbed him of Acker told poln'e his assailant then threw him out of the car. Acker's condition became so ser- ious this afternoon that police were nimble to question him fur- ther. A IUIIK hcmorrage weaken- ed him. Police were awaiting the arrival of Oklahoma officers In the expectation that they might be able to throw some llcht on the case. noros- 1 sary. rather extreme measures must be taken lo cut expenses; that property cannot continue to pay I he heavy toll Mild survive. There was no attitude of want- ing lo punish anyone, and no Individuals were mentioned In any of the discussions except In a complimentary The following resolution W.IM 1 adopted; "Resolved. 'That It U the. sense of the members present, I that the hearty approval of this 1 association be extended the metn- j hers of the I'onlotoc county ex- cise board In their undertaking In reducing the overhead running expenses of the govern- ment, the city government and I lie schools of I'ontotoc eount.-' LITTI.K ROCK. Ark.. Aug. 10 Lacking only five thousand voles of having as many as the combined total of her six male opponents'. Senator Hattle W. I Caraway was gradually increas- of her plurality for renomlna- tlon as returns were received from yesterday's democratic prl- mary In more than half the pre-1 of Lee." whom he refused tf> '.Identify further, would provUK jthe transportation. Contingent nl Kiinsax City ducts In tin- sU'lo. Returns from l.nsti out precincts gave Mrs, way i; KANSAS CITY. Aug. Four hundred and eighty mem- bers of ton bonus tirnu- s; and north from Kansas Clly to- day, after a brief halt during which they were handed to their homi Apprised of the arrival of tin the agenda for the coming world that It was economic conference at which the the United States will sit appeared as the conference began Its third and perhaps final week today. The general belief was that Great llrltaln would do some- thing to open tier doors wider to the products of the dominions, but that In doing so she would he Inclined to confine herself to measures looking to an Interna- tional revival of trade rather than to purely empire benefit. It was recalled that the I'rlnco of Wales, on the eve of the open- le conference, referred to the iindeslrahlllty of thu empire's world trad 'Canada and Jie Mf. moetlng is ndreil and eighty mom- the dispersing s tinny sped west, south agin, to-! traite. Hiii- "Canad rr I "cannot dispense with t! world market for wheat. enthroning I'rlnce Juan, Alfon- so's third son. who Ix now a cadet In th- llrlllsh navy. lllTESTO HHMjl MEET Gov. H. Murray lo Speak Friday Night nt Pawhuska Celebration I Ada will be well represented at contingent aboard a special train I from St. I.ouln. City Manager II. j I-'. McKlroy last night made ar-1 raugemetits with the Missouri I'aclflc railroad to curry march- ers" to their homes. He then Is-1 sued a ntiitement In which he 1 of the C.i ra- id I; O. L. Ilodenh.imer Vincent M. Miles lormer (iovej-nor C. II. Ilrougli S.ll'.i; Judge W. F. Kirby W. Mutton 2.H70. and Mel-; iiastern cities for bourne M. Martin's (tempting to "dump1' the vett-raiix C'lanceiror J. Martin I'utrell. ,011 municipalities further we.-tt. the old Paragould jurist. I The "army" was divided ac- rnnnlng with the support of to destinations of the ernor Harvey I'arnell. was far {various groups and each im-m-! out in front In the .-even corner-i her provided with a ticket. Some. ed gubernatorial race. bound for homes In Call-. [from precincts gave him fornta. one large group was votes, with .its closest j headed for Colorado and smaller lormer Governor Tom i sections were sent on their way coming under (he Jurisdiction of J. Tonal, who had IS.JVSH. Nebraska. Oklahoma and said excise board; and that woiA. It. I'rlddy of Russellvllle held [Texas, pledge to said excls.- hoard onrjthlrd place with Dwlghl entire support and approval in II. Illackivood. chairman of tin- state highway commission, had !M74. Slate Comptroller How- ard A. Re-d. W. I'. Wil- son of Little Rock. and Arley Woodrow. of S41. The five congressmen who had ATLANTA. limes. In (he 24 years since statehood, thu cost of tho government has multiplied eight times while the population has been Increasing only 50 per cent. The tax hill In Oklahoma last year was more than tho combined Income from oil, wheat and cotton. Mr. Hyde said that the prln- expense Is In tho cities or (owns and counties and school districts, since statehood the var- ious departments 'of government have run behind 270 million dol- lars. Thai Is what Is owed now on bonds, and warrants for which there Ix no money to pay. Some land In the xtato Is now taxed more each year than It sold for a few years ago. The only way lo cut taxes Ix lo rut expenditures. To cut expenditures the taxpayers must have tho fnctx nnd know what can ho done. Judge T. II. Wren of Okeniilb. director of the Oklahoma Tux Economy Association for Ibo fourth congressional district, ex- plained what the failure of olio taxpayer to pay his taxes mcuni lo the one who does. Thorn lu no limit lo the amount of taxes which can he assessed against property for standing expenses. Many school dlsirlrtx are uctu- ally bankrupt, and their warrants will soon be worthless. Judge Wren appealed to the citizens to get busy. Cllllellshlp not only carries privileges hut It curries obligations. The xpeaker pointed out re- sults Hint have been obtained by a' taxpayers association In Ok- fuxkeu county, which IIIIH been active for lliree years. II bus re- duced the budget by many thoii- of dollars. It has on a basis of half they were before. Tho on- board last year spent 45 III getting the value of nil In the counly assessed ill iiultahle llguie. hearing evl- ized what else days {land an e W W I t w WITH SHERIFFS OKLAHOMA CITY. Aug. from all of Oklahoma went Into closed con- ference with Governor ..Murray this afternoon. While the purpose of tlie con- ference was not disclosed, one theory was that the governor ex- pected to tishlenlnj; ot law enforcement and urge a drlva asalnit banditry and bank rob- bery. There speculation that the officers to lay plans for a concerted offort to come" Charles A. (Pretty Boy) Floyd, notorious Bank robber alleged to hare figured In a number of re- cent acu of banditry. C. A. Burns, superintendent of the state bureau of criminal Iden- tification, and bureau joined In the conference. NATCHK7.. MUs., Aug. Richard H. Dana and bin aged housekeeper. Octavla eccentric neighbors of tin- slain Jan Surgiit Merrill, old recluse, were brought Into the Investigation of the strange kll !ln togday by a tentative report of fingerprint experts. Sheriff Roberts said lie had Informed that fingerprints x.Mrlng "marked resernhlanci o those of Dana hud been found on articles In the Merrill Tin- sheriff planned to quest- on Dana and his hounekei-por igaln today. They have InnUled they knew nothing of-the killing, Roberts xald 111 fee between Mlns Morlll and Mlsx Officers upent Sunday xenrch- Ing the adjoining ante-bellun estates. "Olenburney." the wel kept home of Mlxo Merrill, and once a show plac of Natchez hut now a near ruin occupied by Dana and his house- keeper. When the Hherlff reached tr.o Dana home, ho had to drive goatB. chickens and ducknyfrom the high celllngpd rooms of ono time fashionable home ot the aristocratic Danas, dence upon each tract. The slate organization Is now working on u bill to reduce sal- aries of all public officials In keeping with the drop In living cost. Dr. John K. Ilrlndley, who Is making a tax survey of the slate for the association, shocked thu audience with xninn of his reve- lations. He xald we must cliunco our xvu y of doing public liunl- ness and put It on a buslnesH basis or a complete break-down Is Inevitable. He pointed out Ihn task of arriving at correct iiolu- tlons. The salary question, for uimple. In difficult to handle. -ilenogtiipherx In tin; Mali' houai) getting Jl.'O a month had their alurles net In at the peak if living cost, but they remain he same to this day. The speaker told of some of he sink hol-s In road work by commlxslonerx. In one the commissioners graded ind xntveled roadn at a cont ot JT.SOil a mile, buying gravel from distant 'places. Th" highway commission built rouds just as good In the same county Tor than a mile. He showed how county com- missioners divide up tin) county. with each one having entire Jur- isdiction of In hlu own district. This In Htrlctly con- trary to the method Intended, ax they should nil ax a board ami puns Intelligently upon all of expenditure regardlemi ot where they originate. County commlsidnncm, he Raid, buy en- tirely too much expenalvo ma- chinery. The npeaker condemned tho method of handling the In this state. All three speakers appealed to the cltlzerm to Join In llm RUte wide movement to bring order out of chitoii. PAILCIIK FINAIJ.Y CONVINCES ZOO BIItD WASHINGTON. AUK. Three months ot failure will con- vince even an upper Amazon boat bill that It Ix wrong. That IOOK aco. tho bird WAB put In the capital's too. Dally Vt stood bmlde tho waterfall In the big flying case from dawn to dunk hoping to catch a fish at It fell. Just like at home. ;