Ada Weekly News (Newspaper) - July 19, 1934, Ada, Oklahoma
THE ADA WEEKLY NEWS
TO END STRIKE
Strikers Make Offer to Arbitrate Differences With Former Employers
cm sun quiet
Food Blockade Broken and Supplies Being Brought in Under Restrictions
A number of automobiles, un der th*' eladershlp of C. W. Zori!, will leave bere Friday morning shortly after 7 o’clock and make a swing around through Johnston county in the interest of the 'candidacy of Tom D* McKeown,
I Mr. Zorn announced today.
He expects to have 40 or 50 ’ran, filled with boosters for the Ada congressman.
A band of 15 or 20 pieces and plenty of speakers will be used In entertaining and Informing the voters at each stop.
cars will Ko down 4* and back around on highway
ADA, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, JULY 19, 1934
PIONEER RANCHER AND SHOWMAN
aly I x• hi* were called to reach an of the gen-
San FRANCISCO, J Two vital conference, here, today in efforts im i lied tat** settlement era! strike.
Mediators, encouraged by Cie strikers’ offer of arbitration, sought ways and means of bringing the union representatives and employers together lur a quick termination of th** walkout involving 100,000 men iii the bay region.
The shipowners were to consider th** proposal of tin' genet ii strike committee for mediation of th** maritime strike, involving 27,Oho workers along the l’«*if!€ coast.
The agreed ternational elation hut
County Attorney Takes Action Against Neal Myers in Mills Death Case
CHARGE FOLLOWS AUTOPSY
Myers Believed Trying to Make Way Across Rio Grande Into Mexico
NORMAN, July IS—<.T»—A
murder charge was filed today against N«»al Myers, missing Uni-versity of Oklahoma student, in connection with the death of Marian Mills. 20-year-old campus beauty queen, tin* victim of an alleged'attempt to prevent niother-___ hood.
W. Marland Issues Statement I At the sau,.e t] .Cy,, ',l j
torney Paul I pdegraff wild mea
the charge in the court of Justice
, of the Peace J. D. Grigsby, said
I he would release Hazel Brown,
-•fraternity house cook, if she can
a furnish $2,500 hail as a material
in the case.
Mills died at
NOT STUTE ISSUE
Of Views in Address to Democratic Women
PONCA CITY, July 18—LP>
Th** prohibition question is not political issue in Oklahoma Rep. I witness E. W. Marland, democratic nomi-■ Miss
Defies Decision of Supreme Court Declaring Him Ineligible to Hold Office
DEW Mill. LAW
Lieutenant Governor Issues Orders Countermanding Orders of Langer
Ada Legislator Will Be Race For Speaker if Re-nominated
hers of him to speaker session,
many prospective menthe legislature writing become a candidate for of the house in the next W. H. Ebey announced
BISMARK. N. I)., July T* -LII —Two men acting as governor of North Dakota clashed in exercise of executive authority today as Lieutenant Governor Ole H. Olson, acting governor by court order, called on the adjutant general s office to withdraw national guardsmen and end state wide martial law ordered by William I Langer, recently convicted of a J felony and ordered ousted, by the state supreme court.
this morning that he had con-! seated to make the race in case, lie is re-nominated and elected, i Many of th** legislators from i counties having state institutions! are anxious to have a speaker] from an institution town. Thus, far no one from such a town has,
!announced, and thus the pressure] I has been brought to get Mr I in the race.
I Mr. Ebey, having served several terms, has a wide acquaintance and is a personal friend of tall the law makers who have 'served within recent years. He !will start in the campaign with la bunch of friends ready to rally
Adjournment to Come This Afternoon When All Business Disposed Of
BANQUET PROGRAM ENJOYED
Congressmen Tom McKeown And Will Rogers Among Morning Speakers
I From 'rue nil ny** Unity)
With adjournment of their Ebey I convention scheduled to the lather part of this afternoon members of the Oklahoma Rural Letter Carriers association and Ladies Auxiliary today continued the program which began Monday morning.
One of th** big occasions of *l»e convention was the banquet Mon
shipowners previously had to arbitrate with th** in-Loagshoremeti s a sunbed refused arbitrate her striking
tion with Hie milt maritime unions.
Explaining their positions, they asserted the nine Other union.-were not representative of their trades.
Mayor Angelo Rossi and the other mediators also gathered.
Discussion of union labor s resolution yesterday proposing arbitration gave us something to work on,” said Mayor Rossi.
“We know that tilt unions ire willing to do and art* waiting, to see how the about it.*’
n**» for governor, tepid a group democratic women who met here today.
He spoke to approximately 250 delegates to the state meeting of the Oklahoma Democratic Women's council at a meeting in bis borne.
The statement was Marland’#; first public expression on the pro- j hlbitfton question during bis can-] didacy for governor. He was class-] ed as a "wet” candidate when he) ran for congressman in th** normally republican Eighth District
two years ago.
"I see by the press that the re-' publican party in the state is con-
of duplex eight
shipowners f«**-1 i
food blockade in the meanwhile was bn
side ring th** advisability of raising the wet and dry issue,” Marland | said. "There teems to be some un-j certainty in its rungs as to wherry ther it is advisable to raise the ken. I issue at all and if the issue is
days ago and tile cook said the co-ed and Myers had been there for a day and a half usinu a quack remedy in a frantic effort to balk maternity. I
"The autopsy report finds from an examination of all vital organs I that the girl did not die a natural ] death and that death w*as caused : by an attempted abortion,” said j I’pdegraff, explaining the com-j plete report of post mortem ex-alieners would not be available | until Saturday because of a neces- i sary chemical analysis.
Search for Myers, who fled tile Brown duplex after calling a doctor on July IO and later abandoned his motor car near Houston, 'IVx., centered near Brownsville, Tex., and Matamoros, Mexico.
Like all tho pioneers of his ilk, Colonel Zack Miller of the famed IGI Ranch never admits defeat. Today, Ii** is struggling to make his vast 101 Ranch properties recover their losses, despite the handicaps of the depression and another drouth. The ranch was recently reorganized, but Miller’s wild west show remains idle. With lucky breaks, th** pioneer hopes to have tile show on the road again some day.
Olson also issued a ,-------- ----- --------
tion revoking Langer’s call for a ganize the house, and with the special session of the legislature,1 organization they are able to do scheduled to convene Thursday things they could not do without noon. ' the organization.
For the time being it was un-’ As soon as the primary is over,
to his support. Generally the day night at the First Baptist men who represent counties with church when several hundred car-state institutions are able to or- Hers, their wives and guests were
entertained wit Ii a delightful pro-
Asphalt Mill Near Ada Ready
To Put Product on Market Now
Mill Can Prepare Natural Product at Rate of 40 Tons Per Hour, Ideal Surfacing For Man)
Tough, Enduring Qualities.
certain whose orders would be followed.
] National guardsmen, a r iii e d with bayonets, were scattered
if Mr. Ebey is nominated, he will begin an active campaign and expects to go to Oklahoma City in January with enough supporters
Dr. A. Linscheid, president of East Central college, was at Ills best as toastmaster. The \da high school orchestra opened the program with music after which B. E. Ratliff, president of the Pontotoc county association, cal-
acting under Banger s martial law (order issued last night. Although ianger declared martial law' to cover the entire state, Bismarck was the only city where guardsmen were used.
Assistant Adjutant H. A. Bro-copp called out the troops last Ideal Surfacing For Many Roads and Streets With Its!night on orders from Langer. Adjutant General Earle Sarles was expected to take charge of the
- .situation soon.
We’re ready to go now,” the (which conveys it to a hammer-! Brocopp received Olson’s order
wiin oayoneis, were aciitieieu jauua.j - -
throughout the statehouse, still to become speaker with little con- led the meeting to order
with trucks bringing iii huge loads of fr**sli produce, meats and other foodstuffs.
Some 35u butcher shops bere opened their doors for th** day with special union permission.
Meanwhile Chief of Police William J. Quinn issued terne orders to "keep the streets clear of loafers and vagrants,” and the national guard concentrated its force of T.OOq men along the waterfront.
Chief Quinn's orders followed extensive attacks yesterday by self-styled vigilantes and police on known communistic meeting places.
Observers said they saw union buttons on the caps of many men among t^e crowds which demolished the radical headquarters.
raised as to which side the republican party is to take.
"To my mind this is not a i»*»li-Ileal issue at al! in Oklahoma. The democratic party had never considered it a political issue iii Hie state and I hope that th** party will maintain that attitude.
Repeal Not Political Matter Marland added that whether there should fie repeal of const;-j Y Williams. Univer-
professor of chemistry, said
Tile nominee repeated bis Li
the word from the asphalt mill a mile west of Ada where H. H. Hanenkrait and Harry Barndol-lar have been working for two months to install a mill and get the quarry ready for production. Tuesday the mill was busy run-asphalt which
NORMAN. July 18.—UP)—-'The exact cause of the death of Marian Mills, former University of .
Oklahoma beauty queen, who died * a week ago in the home of a fra- 1,0 itcrnity cook, still baffled investi gators today. I
j The cook, Mrs. Hazel Brown,
• who is held as a material witness, told authorities the girl] had attempted to prevent moth-]
Th** records of the mort 300 men arrested in the were being scrutinized to termine whether any of them be deported aliens.
lied** .VIav The police raids against niutiists in the gion, brought District Attorn
tention to appoint a group of commute* s to aid iii drafting his legislative program, investigate problems of Oklahoma fanners, suggest relief measures, analyze the state budget, study an educational program, study natural resources of the slate, inquire into necessity for subsistence liome-
his tests would not he completed before Saturday. He compared his findings with those of Dr. Hugh Jeter, of the university medical school last night, aftei a post mortem examination and they agreed that so far the cause of death had not been found.
County Attorney Paul graft, after conferring with the doctors, said the case could be
goes on the market as a road surfacing material which the operators believe will find a real place because of the properties of Hie material found here.
One of the advantages of fbi* j product here is in the fact that .it requires no treatment, no supplying of any material to make up for deficiency. Instead, it is ready for us** as it comes from the mill.
I in its natural form th** asphalt is hardened, hut when it is ‘shot loose from the wall of the quarry with dynamite it is easilv pulverized and when it is milled
‘live’ so i
mill, where it is battered into i to withdraw the troops but said lie j small pieces. would await word from Sarles be-
An elevator carries the pulver-ifore acting. ;
ized material up and pours it in-; Whose orders members of the to a revolving screen. Pieces legislature would follow' remained too large to be screened return ]problematical. Langer in a tele-to the mill, the other pouring jgram last night informed them to steadily into a truck bed below, jconvene Thursday. Olson today Iii one test Tuesday the asphalt'wired the legislators he had filed was milled a* the rate of four a proclamation with the secretary tons in six minutes, or forty tonsjof state revoking Langer’s special an hour. It can then be hauled !call.
to where it is to be used for surfacing.
Mr. Hanekratt tractor of many
refused to accept revoking martial
be asked order.
and “vigilante” th*' alleged Colusa ii Francisco r*-a promise from
V Matthew Brad1
that efforts would be made have all radical aliens caught th** round up deported.
Dozens of m<*ii were four arrested ami scores in a street flareup hi which occurred as p*>li<** ted to <ysi»c*t'se crowds
Hi .*n asserted communist oratoi. Th** most seriously injured was a bystander whose shoulder "Ss broken as Ie* was knocked down anti trampled by th** fleeing crowd. Tie* four jailed included two l ulled States soldiers, Royal Grant and Harold Fifth, w !».», police charged, refused to "move on."
In Oakland and Berkeley, mobs threatened four restaurants opened by th** east bay citizens emergence commit ie** but | allice squads arrive*! before any of the establishments were damaged.
While declaring no lessening of th** general strike iii the * ast hay cities was planned. William H. Spooner, secretary of the Alameda county labor council. said the actions of the San Francisco strike committee were being watched closely. Ii** intimated that the east l*ay unions would follow the lead of their fellow workers across
than I steads and suggest plans for deraids t velopment of such homesteads in de* ! every county where needed.
Can He announced plans to name a committee to study the old age pension problem and recommend legislation. Taxation will be studied by another committee.
By starting the committees to work next November, much valuable time will be saved if the]
.legislature approves the program planned. Marland said.
He told the women his address) today was his last opportunity to j express his plans and policies. He
leaving for Washington atter j ---——
next Tuesday’s primary election to
confer with President Roosevelt FORT SMITH, Aik.. iii an effort to obtain approval of kPt— Share croppers $39,000,000 in public works pro- drouth blighted farms jects for this winter.
•into proper fineness it is Upde-»^at when it is stirred and moves for a time.
I Laid on a road surface, grad cleared up quickly if Neal Myers, ,ed ievei and then rolled, the as
The order to withdraw the ! guardsmen was handed personally is a road con- by oison to Brocopp. years experience,, Leaders in the Olson group said familiar with every type of con- tjiat if st met ion and surfacing. Mr* Olson’s
Barndollar is associated with him j jaWf ft w*as possible the federal in th** froject of placing the Pontotoc county product on the
market as a material well adapt- • *pjie state supreme court in its et! to the needs of much of the decision late yesterday neld that highway improvement work Aa I Langer’s conviction of conspiracy
Oklahoma. j to defraud the United .States gov-
De molest rat ion Here i eminent, a felony under the fed-
Ada citizens will soon see ajeral law*, took away his citizen-demonstration of the material, * ship, hence his rights as an elee- Villa
Sarles order I law, it w*as j government would ‘soldiers to restore
into Mexico after the attila operators having agreed some' tor, and that therefore he was not Lack on Columbus, Is. M. \ oui time ago to furnish the material: eligible to continue to serve as th© World war broke
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H. D. Randell of Enid gave the invocation. Miss Cleo Sumter, with a vocal solo, and Miss Catli-rine Qualls, with a reading, delighted Urn audience.
Then came the Rotary Trio, Dr. W. F. Dean, J. I. McCauley and Denver Davison, who entertained with their customary success. Fred Fauntleroy, w it ii a specialty number, w'as tile same Fred Ada has known for years and a master of entertainment.
The principal speaker of the
evening was Clifton J. Browm, Franklin, Tenn., national secretary of the R. L. C. A.
This morning's joint session began with a memorial service will he con- in which tfie convention paid re-
afternoon at spect to the memory of carriers,
their wives and-other near relatives who died since the convention a year ago.
C. H. Hess, McAlester, president of the state organization of county commissioners, spoke for a time. Committee work followed.
Hon. Tom D. McKeown, of Ada, Fourth district congress-1 man, and Hon. Will Rogers, or Oklahoma City, congressman-at-large, made brief addresses to , the convention.
I This afternoon there was much
* atarmnpn u business to be disposed of, moat
term of service was ; lof R routine matters. Election
many army pm,s ^ ^ — and installation of new* officers
Canal Zone. H nnr«?ued 'v’as to be a feature of the clos-
Pershing expedition . I fnor hours of the convention*
Popular Army Officer Succumbs Monday to Long Siege of Illness
(From Tuesday’s Daily)
Sergeant William Blakesiex
died Monday evening at 7:30 at his home north of Ada after a protracted illness.
Funeral services ducted Wednesday 2:30 at the First Baptist church, Dr. C. C. Morris officiating. Tile body will be laid to rest in Rosedale cemetery with military honors in charge of the National Guard and American Legion.
Surviving deceased are his widow and daughter, mother and other relatives residing in New York.
Sergeant Blakesley was a native of Pennsylvania. When still a mere boy he enlisted in the regular army and during his long
young pharmacy student sought jphalt makes a compact, tough, for questioning in the case, could enduring surface ideal for many he found. 'roads and streets.
Myers, traced to Houston last: Built Road to Quarry
Thursday, thus far has evaded j Hanenkratt and Barndollar pursuit, despite the plea of his'built a highway from No. 19 father, an El Keno physician, that*
Krait n st nu attciup listening
i**l I i
south to the mill and staunchly constructed road from the mill a short distance around the hill to
There is now a 150-foot cut into the face of the asphalt bed, with the face of tim bed toweling 37 feet above the load in face.
for patching of gaping holes in ■ governor. North Broadway’s paving, the city j to provide equipment and labor, j Percy Armstrong, public works j commissioner, has been getting; things ready to start the work as, soon as supplies become available.
Most native asphalt, says the dictionary, is a residue from evaporated petroleum, the heavy Mart of oil that remains when ‘ the lighter, volatile parts have sui-, vanished through evaporation.
! Pontotoc county deposits are
OKLAHOMA UP)—Hu lid reds homa death
CITY, July of head of Okla-cattle faced starvation and as heat and drought corn-
disappointed at not being sent across the water. He was retained in the United States to drill recruits, a duty someone had to perform, if an army was to he whipped into shape for service.
He was stationed at Ada about 12 years ago in connection with training the National Guard of
One of the acts of the meeting was to reject a proposal to try to get exemption for rural letter carriers from payment of gasoline tax.
(From Wednendayh Dally)
Vinita was selected Tuesday as the scene of the 1935 convention of Oklahoma Rural Letter Carriers and the Ladies Auxiliary.
In the closing bouts of their harmonious sessions in Ada the
embattled the bay.
Belief that strikers may need protection” from the futy of citizens” unless til** mass walkout in the bay region, now in its third day here, is ended was expressed by Acting Governor Frank F. Merriam of California.
•’Three hundred men In Oakland wanted to arm themselves and go after the strikers.” the California executive said in an address at Colusa. "I am not going to advocate anything like that but I feel the people have a right to exercise the spirit that marked the activities of their forefathers and determine these questions for themselves. In such au event the state will have to protect the strikers as well as the other element.'
OKLAHOMA CITY. July 1k I.r. -Th el be rf Brady, who was exonerated a veal* ago of participation in an Arkansas bank robber) by bis outlaw cousin, "Big Boy” Bob Brady, today was granted a leave from state’s prison. McAlester. where Ii* had served less than ten months of a five-year sentence for robbery.
H< was sentenced at Newkirk on a plea of guilty soon after he won a fight against extradition asked by Arkansas officials. The sent**nee followed an attempted burglary of an Elks' club safe at Blackwell. Bill Hensley of Oklahoma City, who pleaded guilty with Brady, still is serving a five-year sentence.
The leave stated Brady is needed at El Reno to aid in support of his motlier and sister.
GRAND RIVER LOW
MUSKOGEE, July is -iJPt— The grand river is at the lowest stage here in the history of this city. Walter IL Johnson, water superintendent said today.
The stream is 15 inches below the zero mark on the gauge. Zero is the lowest anyone expected it to reach, Johnson said.
Muskogee still had a good supply of water, however, although residents are using one-half more than the average demand due to heat.
July I*- th*
fleeing j \n of eastern Oklahoma and western Arkansas thronged th** federal transient bureau here today.
More than 850 transients are being cared for at headquarters, J rooming houses and private* homes.
Federal and state officials in \rkansas. Missouri and Oklahoma promised to investigate pleas for aid.
W. C. Hickmon, meteorologist, in Fot4 Smith, said there still] was no sign of relief tor this dis-1 trict, center of the north and west Arkansas and east Oklaho-] ma drouth area.
"Never before in the history I of th** weather bureau here has there been such a prolonged period of abnormally high temperatures," declared Hickmon.
Fort Smith yesterday had TOG degrees for the second consecutive day. Since June 20, th** temperature has averaged IOX degrees here.
With the mercury climbing to above HO degrees in parts ot Oklahoma and temperatures bombarding the century mark from Texas to# the Dakotas, corn and pastures bore the brunt of the latest damage from the drown that has covered Arkansas, Kansas. Oklahoma, Missouri and Texas for from one to two months.
j, i p.. ... *ilo f.Ipi. of1 large enough to take care of any
hodthe a’nlialt comes <low» demand for years to come, and \ /.i ll handled for ■ ii is the hope of Hanenkratt and
""rn' the mill 'There Hic Barndollar that this natural rets dumped into a chute source will find a ready market.
pleted their destruction of thousands of acres of once fertile grazing lands and dried up streams and w'ater wells.
Reports here today were that more than 600 head of western Oklahoma cattle have been shot down already after a futile search for w'ater and fodder and that more than 3,000 head have been shipped to other sections of the state in an effort by cattle men and federal relief directors to save them.
Unless rain falls soon, hun-] |dreds more will be destroyed and;
_______— — c I a . I thousands of others will be ship-]
Three Days of 105 Followed by Administrator Terms Such Act- ped t0 areas where the drought
— -* is less severe.
this area and for several years • Auxiliary reelected was custodian of the guard prop-1 Merrill of Perry
For the past two years he nan
been declining in health and was
unable to overcome the ravages
He was a splendid type of young manhood and made many friends during his residence in Ada.
[NO TRUCK STRIKE
Two of I 06 and No Relif Here Today
(From W**iliH‘**lny'* Dully)
At ii o’clock today the official thermometer recorded 1«»7 degrees, highest mark for the slim* mer tints far.
ion Civil War ; Issues Warning to Labor
weather of that about about it is * discomfort Nature sees
Kittanning, Pa. — Rep. N. L. Strong, seeking a tenth term iii congress, is a republican, which explains his alphabetical history of the United States:
1932 F. D. IU; 1933 N 1934 C. W. A.; 1935 I.
11930 G. O. P,
Pontotoc county’s late bas been such all that can be done to simply endure th* of extreme heat until fit to deposit a relieving rainfall here.
Extreme temperatures have not been just occasional of late hut have been consistent. Friday, Saturday and Sunday recorded temperatures of 105, and Monday and Tuesday surpassed that with 106 degrees.
Damage to crops, corn and other feed creasing rapidly as the burning heat persists. Hopes now are turning to coming of rain to make possible planting of late feed crops and pushing cotton development.
Some report that boll have been thinned bv the
I. heat while squares are
as rapidly as they appear
BERKELEY. Calif., July (.Ut "Civil war" is Hugh S. Johnson's name for the general strikes in the San Francisco bay area.
"The right of dissatisfied men to strike against a recalcitrant employer is inviolate," the NKA chief said yesterday in ail address at the University of California. "This government has supported it and will support it to the limit. But the general .strike is quite another matter. It is a threat to the communiy.
I It is a menace to government. It is civil war."
The interstate character of the Pacific coast maritime strike, from which the general strikes
cited by the
counties already are in the federal emergency drought relief area and federal statisticians estimated today that unless there is a let-up in the drought, all western Oklahoma as well as eluded.
MINNEAPOLIS, July 18. -'.P5 A new federal drive to settle tile strike of union truck drivers began today.
Father Francis J. Hass, a member of the federal labor relations board wdio helped negotiate a peaceful end to Milwaukee’s recent electric strike, was
other sections will be in-'enroute from Washington .ii a
(government move to settle toe Under the federal relief plan, drivers’ walkout, which ha- ,,i'' starving cattle are purchased by ted virtually all truck traffic in the government under contract s Minneapolis.
with the farmer or cattleman and] Leaving Washington last night, the mortgage-bolder, if there is; the* mediator is expected to arride
Mrs. C. IL president of the state organization, chose Mrs. A. J. Pl un kilt of Checotah vice president and Mrs. Fitzwater bf Watonga member of the executive committee.
Mrs. Pert E. Ratliff of Ada, m**niber of the state executive committee, was elected as special delegate to tho national convention which will meet in Deliver, Colo., August 20.
The national organization will bear the expense of th** delegate, honor accorded the Oklahoma iliary for having attained a membership of 531. Mrs. Ratliff was chosen by ballot.
I The Rural Letter Carriers ana th** Ladies Auxiliary of Pontotoc j county wish to express their an-I predation of the assistance and 1 cooperation of the business mein. Chamber of Commerce, Baptist church for the use of their buildings, and all who participated iii th** programs to make their state
convention a success.
particularly , have developed, was
crops, is in- administrator as the basis fot the federal government’s interest in the situation.
! "We learned during the war, ihe went on, "that there are I worse weapons than great guns, iand that economic strangulation weevils'is one of them. One side of a intense warring business element can no others report that more use it than it could go in-terns ***tun«" about |to the street and sl.oot
(Continued ou Page 8, No*
one. Twenty-three veterinarians (have been pressed into service to inspect herds with appraisers. Those cattle not iii a condition to be shipped to other sections are destroyed summarily. The others are sent to pastures in other areas for reconditioning and processing for relief purposes.
Most of the Oklahoma cattle purchased for shipment has been sent to the Osage. Even in that area, however, stock water was reported low and pastures hut 25 per cent of normal. K. D. Blood, federal crop statistician here, reported that pastures in 38 counties are suffering from drought damage, condition ranging gener-
here late today by airplane to assist E. H. Dunnigan, labor department conciliator, end Governor Floyd B. Olson in their efforts to arbitrate the matter.
National guardsmen were in readiness in the downtown district to stop any disorders.
Striking union workers toured tile downtown streets in cars, but
L. M. president; M c A Jester, Dempsey
Walker, Tishomingo, John Shineaberger, vice president; (). H. Chickasha. secretary;
Homer Burkhart. Ada, treasurer.
Delegates to national convention from this district; Mr. aud Mrs. Bert Ratliff.
ally from 5 to 2 5
per cent of Normal, with scores of cattlemen reporting that water is being hauled for their herds.
MUSKOGEE, July 1 8.—LTV-— Lowell Johnson, 20, of Table-‘quail, sweetheart of a 19-year-; i,l,l girl near death as the result of an alleged illegal operation, with few trucks moving, there faced manslaughter charges towns little occasion for disorder, day in connection with her at-Newspaper, gasoline and milk tempt to avert motherhood. and market gardners’ trucks were . Kelly Davis, 27, also charged exempt in the tie-up. which Ie- with manslaughter in the case, uan at midnight Monday. (was released on $500 bond.
. * Dr. Edward A. King, negro
When the girlhood sweetheart! pys|Cfant who allegedly perforator Zaro Agha, late old man ot led the operation, drowned birny Turkey, learned of his death, she gelf ratper than face arrest after died of shock. She was onlvUhe girl’s screams attracted in-
120, so she couldn't have died of1 lold age yet.
j lilt. >,11 I oticaiwo ■
I vestigation to his home Monday,