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Ada Weekly News (Newspaper) - March 1, 1934, Ada, Oklahoma THE ADA WEEKLY NEWS GILES ■BIES Administrator, Returning From Washington, Outlines New Organization SEVEN POINTS IN Believes Funds Sufficient Tide State Over Until January I to OKLAHOMA CITY. Fob. 28.— <;P)—Carl (lites, state relief and civil works administrator for Ok-lahoma, today touched Off the spark that will start thousands of dollars in relief funds pouring into Oklahoma. A revamped recovery program, to be administered by a non-political machine with Giles at the steering post and Governor Murray entirely out of the pin ore, was outlined on Giles’ return from Washington. Hurrying from the train to his office, Giles announced the following program: 1. Re-establishment of federal I direct relief in every county of] the state, with special attention to be concentrated lirst on aal for women of ail ages. 2. Release of $25,000 immediately for distribution of ctired meats, flour and other foods in all counties until tile new direct relief agencies may be formulated later this week. 3. Plans to open sewing room* In more than IOO cities, establish summer camps for girls and young women, and night classes in public schools for instruction of needy women. 4. Expenditure of $50,000 monthly, effective immediately, to reinstate the federal transient aid program in Oklahoma. 5. New grants by the civil works administration, assuring enough funds to purchase materials for completion of all major CAVA project* already under way in the state. WASHINGTON, Feb. 2 8.—J. I’ United states export trade during January was shown by department of commerce figures today to have declined both in quality and value, while import trade recorded a moderate increase. The value of exports in January was $170,000,000 compared with $19OfO0<t,Oh’j In December while imports in January totalled $ 129,000,000 against $124,300,-000 in December. The favorable balance in January was $41,00<"‘,0'i0 compared with $65,OOO,Oho in December and $26,000,000 in January, 1933. The ll per cent decline in the value pf exports was in excess of the usual seasonal decrease of about 4 per cent. Imports on the other hand gained 4 per cent whereas the normal seasonal increase is 2 per j cent. Pf lip | ' mm h rn OKLAHOMA CITY, Feb. 27. </P>—An attack on the 50-cent fee collected by auto tag agents was definitely stricken from the state supreme court docket today with four of the nine justices dissenting. The court disposed of the case with an order denying U. YA Durand, Wewoka hardware merchant, and eight other motorists a rehearing in their suit against the Oklahoma tax commission. Administration Promises Full The plaintiffs sought a mandamus writ to compel the commission Specific Instances of Unfairness Of Employers Charged By Witnesses SOINE CHB FILED Excavating for their cars was the unpleasant task of hundreds of New York motorists mfter the heaviest blizzard of the winter swept the metropolitan area. Here a hapless driver Is attempting to rescue his car from a towering drift that has covered it at Baisley Park, Long Island. WASHINGTON, Feb. 26—fiP>— Tile establishment of a perpetual Offset to Wooley Gasser Hit Gas Sand at Higher Level Tuesday Interest in the Fitts oil-gas fie'd continued undiminished today, with new arrivals coming in j to take a part in the activity j which at present apparently is on] the verge of a widespread drill-j    --- mg play.    I    Would Place W ires, Cables and j system of federal appropriations! Latest addition t<» the ros’er cd | Radjo Unc[er Control of to aid public schools throughout j wells in the area is the I,nett flu rf    : the country was proposed in a Oil and Gas company's No. I    Central Body    |    bill introduced today by Rep. Burris H<*irs, in NE NW NYV of    ------ I Roger* (D-Okla.) j 27-2-7. whic j located gas sand i WASHINGTON, Feb. 26. UP) J The measure would authorize at about 1,050 feet Tuesday. Two^ President Roosevelt, in a special J affective at the fiscal year be-! or three days must elapse before message to congress today, recom*• j,inning    July I,    1035,    an    approve gas production can be gauged, i mended creation of a federal    com-    |>rjati0ii    of $3    per    school    child This well is an offset sooth- mission to take authority    over • ward from the Boettcher No. I wires, cables and radio, j Wooley which was brought in; *^t }s my thought,” said the I some time ago at 1,174-1,178 president, “(hat a new commission I feet as a 20,000,000 cubic foot,suet) as I suggest might well be gasser. The No. I Wooley is in organized tlits year by transfer- I BRITAIN CLAIMS ESI Investigation of Plausible Cases WASHINGTON, Feb. 28.—UP) Critics of NRA swmng into action today with an assertion by Miss Mary W. Dewrson of New York, representing the National Consumers’ league, that unless “wholesale chiseling” by employers w'ere stopped the recovery program would be destroyed. She started off the second day’s bombardment of NRA in response to Hugh Johnson’s request that anyone with a grievance to air come to YY’ashington and tell of it. The recovery administrator referred to ihe gathering as a “great roundup” of criticism. Mrs. Dewson, presenting a summary of studies in 25 states made by her organization, cited “the settled evasions and outright violations” she said w'ere used to defeat NR A’s purposes. Failure to readjust the wages to issue licenses over the state without payment of the 50-cent notary public fee, pocketed by the tag agents. Attorneys indicated they will go into district court and carry the fight again to the supreme court on appeal. Offset Staked to West as Extension Well Settles Down To Production 4 From Tin end ny** Dally) Oil from the Manahan No. I Reynolds-Wagner in 18-2-7, north w’ard extension of the Fitts field was Nosedived, Striking Ground With Terrific Force, But Not Burned ALL ON BOARD KILLED Victims Include Five Passengers And Crew of Three; Death Instantaneous SALT LAKE CITY, Fob. 26 — I/P> — The wrecking of a giant United Airline transport last Friday was so swift and sudden, line officials said today, that the eight persons w'ho died never knew wiiat happened. The plane fell vertically, like a great ball of steel, and struck the ground with such force that the engine was imbedded in the ground up to the cabin. “All the bodies were pushed forward.” said Leon Cudderback, assistant to Chief Pilot H. T. Lewr-is of United Air Lines. “The ship did not move after it struck the ground. There was no evidence of fire. Death must have been instantaneous to all.”    , The dead: MISS MARY CARTER, stewardess, formerly of Omaha and Chattanooga, Tenn. LLOYD ANDERSON. Cheyenne, Sends Note to United States Laying Claim to Land Byrd Is Exploring WASHINGTON, Roar Admiral Richard ____ being;    “run”    today    through of skilled workers to the short- the 3_lnch lpeUne ot the Okla-I ened w'ork w’eek, so that many are i    pi,,0un£»    nrirrinanv    itsd now getting $10 less a week than | ?°“ "STF ERIC DANIELSON, before NRA, was the first easel    ’    enne    eo-pilot. cited. Others included:    I    rills is said to mean that the j    J.    J. ST ERLING,    mayor of Ben ne,onniinotinn «fiwell, cause of feverish interest ton Harbor, Mich. the stretch-mit system* desig- an<* center ot new ‘onions, is' MARCELLUS ZINSMASTER. noting workers as executives to    i    getting down to routine    produc-.Des    Moines    Iowa avoid bour limitations;    using    j    uon ^l^le newer dulling    acti\il> *    WALD    YY. BE or (T>)iwTage exemptions for apprentices ■ takes over the spotlight. “ '    .    'to hiro />ho!in hpin1 aitrpHnp-1    After being cleaned Chey- E. R G L U N D, i Boone, Iowa, out the! BERT MCLAUGHLIN, Perry, The NO. i v\ooicy    organza    nim    uy    remainder    of the present fiscal agaln that ring    ^    L year and $100,000,000 for the three large s Jurris Hvirs test is said control of    |    10^    1 fiscai vear ending June aft* 1035, south Pole, in The F _ ^and at a! radio commission 1 level about IOO feet higher inanimate commerce commission. Lu the YYooley well.    “The    new body should, in addi- Eau lr meat continues to move tion, be vixen full power to inves-into the graben, with the Mana-.ligate and study the business of 18-2-7 the center of existing companies and make ree-wells preparing ommendation* to Hie congress for 6. Plans for issuance of direct;    .    .    tl> relief to aged and infirm men and j to have found the for creation of “light” work for elderly men who frown on direct charity. 7. Anticipated reduction in the pay of unskilled CWA laborers] hun well in from 40 to 30 r“'"*r    j    aTouttd'    lim' produce additional legislation at the next which extended the Pitts field session. more limn a mile to the north-* Tile senate and house interstate ward. be the ...    ..    .    , , . change of notes between «.v in axetage dailv at endance >a-se( i britain and the United States. on the previous years attend- Great Britain xvas reported to-auce report.    day in unofficial but usually re- Meanwhile, emergency appro- liable quarters to be thinking of priations of $50,000,000 for the “reminding” the United States King George claimed sectors around th* ncluding the ice and* would he made.    snow of “Little America.” The emergency allocations Indications were that Great would be disbursed to states on Britain would assert British the basis of need, as determined claims “by right of discovery” r»Vrd to hire cheap help; discharging    -    , im i “Tittie AniPriM” mav a i n I these as soon as the learning pe- i Manahan wrell flowed for a time,    „    . and Little Amen ca may aGai ,    expired;    manipulating I and then swabbed at me rate of    L- ^ ALKER, Rock Springs, chilly subject of an ex- *    ,,    ,    ‘    4va    ., a    ,iav- with Wyo. r.p„f time    clocks    to w'ork longer    hours, about 480    bari els a    day. With j** J than allowed;    enforced payless    two 500-barrel tanks filled    with; Missing since last Friday, short- bolidays made    up by overtime;    oil, it was ready to    begin disposi- ly after it had taken off here for and deductions    from pay enve-‘    tion of its output    through    the I Cheyenne with five passengers lopes for every conceivable excuse    pipeline.    ,and a crew* of three, the transport including even charging wait-] Another offset to this well was was found wrecked in a snow cov- resses for the pencils used.    {staked this morning. G. A. Mana-    l)ass -0 miles east of here. Specific l ase Cited    | han making a location in SE The wreckage was sighted at dusk Mrs. Ruth Scott of Washington, J yyj 0f |g_o-7. Two offsets, ; yesterday by a searching plane explaining she was appearing for her brother who works in a Massachusetts theater, said: “He used to be paid $24 a week Bollies Imprisoned A rescue party of company officials which reached the scene foeti vc soon, and ing off of the cl til works pro gram until it is abandoned May I. Assistants Named bv commerce committees have been ^    ______ studying    the problem    for several pawn mnrTTV Adv*    'weeks and early action is expected Gibs will be assisted in Ilia SRI S    FKh I I I    Hill    ;by leader*, pretentious und**rtakin us, by Un I ll IHLI I I UU I    “To    the congress: Charles J. Airt. Madison, Wis.,    aim    tillrr niUflDPCIl' have lnns: felt ,hat ,0r t,ie who will supervise organization    hW    UU    R    U    H J M sake of clarity and effectiveness of the direct relief machine, and    nllU    HUL    Ul I UIIUL.U relationship of the federal William Plunker!, Mobile, Ala.,    Pft,mfr!governiBeDt tf) <*r\ain transient! TULSA, Feb. 28.—UPI—County known as utilities should be di-i Attorney Holly Anderson says    inlo three fields—transpor- t mnnirprt federal Charles Arthur Floyd, the “Bret-jtation, power and communication. arrival I ti Ro>'’ of Oklahoma outlawry,. “The problems of transporta-was divorced by his wife, Ruby, tj0n are vested in the interstate ’here five years ago while he was commerce commission, and the 'serving a five year sentence in problems of power, its develop ers to the northwest and one to, the southeast, have already been announced.    ...    ,    ,    .    ,    . Wertheimer    and    Daube    s test    throug:h deep snow two    hours la" before NRA. now his hours    have    jn jg_2-8 was    said    today    to be    \fv found mangled    bodies of - 1    1    ® was    aam    luuaj,    iu    the two pilots and the    five pas- “making hole. Boettcher Oil and pany’s No. sengers thrust into the forward Gas corr]j end of the plane and imprisoned recommendations put forward by j British government the National Education asanH- imto tn Hip statP 1 addressed cost cents. anon. He must buy his issoci- note to the state department in own uniform. He must pay $5 w’hich it asserted tliat in addition jjor a jjglit housekeeping room. NE NYV O- I Burns Heirs well b wreckage JW NW of 27-2-7, was, .n. ..    . Onlv the body of the stewardess will organize the who aid. First act of Plunker!, transient director, on hts today was to appoint H. L. True, formerly acting director, as state transient aid director. at 960 feet at midnight and was ; m|rs fcarter> was intact> It lay expected to find tile gas sand on    niose    of    the    others. He    al^o    named    Miss    Rosemary I the Missouri penitentiary for    rob- |mentf transm Ala., as hery.    Ilion, in Hie federal    power    corn wall re- Anderson said he had been xi* | mission. at least Able to    find    any    evidence    the “iD the field of communication, until April I The two    will    Cs- j couple    had    remarried. Court    however, there is today    no    single ta bilsh ten transient aid    stations    records    disclosed the divorce, he    government agency charged    with in state cities    (said.    broad authority. (Vt    Giles’ insistence,    a    state dis-1 Within    the    last    two yeanj “The congress has buraement officer will be named Floyd has had two gunfights an th tain authority over to handle all funds distributed    by    officers    in    Tulsa and vicinity    of communication it direct relief    w hen they    surprised bim while    stat«- commerce com -Hi- will ii*' nam. ll bv Harry I Im- was visiting Ruby Floyd ami then- is. in addition        - Hopkins, national administrator.” .tholr 8 year old son. Ho Mcap- known as the federal radio com-L rouRe    an),    when    could    dependency. tission and distribu- Antln of Montgomery, assistant to True. She main in Oklahoma City Falkland Island dependencies there were “certain areas in the Antarctic to which a British title already exists.” The areas wrre listed as: (I) The outlaying part of Coats Land ( ----- , land    _ Jud Isom Found Sunday Morn- Enderby Land. (3) Kemp Land, | (4) Queen Mary Land, (5) the area which lies to the west or ! Adelie Land and which on its I discovery 11912 was called YY’ilkes Land, ' (6 > King George Y. Land, (7) Oates Land. Byrd was then at the start or his first South Pole expedition. .. ..    '      J    IOT    cl    ll^lil    I    IU    Hot"    IN    UU    pi    ll    s I UU III.    I    If*    I ft    I    rp U : „    m    vt*. to the Ross dependency and the «*xt is impossible for the boy to jsougnt 1,1 a,)0llt two «a>s. inis identification was possible only , .    .    T    I    I    J     I___t    *    xxrtall IC *1 ti rxffcfXit f    tho couth ,    •    i    t    in* ing Beside Railroad Track South of Tupelo go on like lie is. I’ve heard hun- Jwel1 an olfset t0 the south by jeweiry and clothing, dreds and hundreds of cases like ! from the Boettcher No. I Wooley Except for the wings, which my brother. It is true he works I which came in as a 20,000,000 were cracked, virtually every part less hours but what can he do!cuhic foot gasser.    of the craft was smashed. The with his spare time? All he can Equipment was said to be niov- tail hung drunkenly like a boy’s do is sit around and brood about ing in to the Deener-Moore No. J broken kite, that portion not wtthin the Falk-Snot being able to make a living , I Edwards in NYV NE SE of] Several hours were required to md Islands dependencies), (2) j for his wife and baby. He would 27-2-8, some distance south or extricate the bodies from the rather work more hours.”    {the YYestheimer-Daube test, and wreckage. They xvere carried two Charges that the Delco Prod- J in Coal county,    miles to the Lincoln highway, nets corporation, Dayton. Ohio, Twenty leases in 3.5, west and where ambulances brought them _______ __had been working employes 48 I southwest of Ada, were recorded t0 ^y- Th0 nose of the plane by the Australian In 1 hours and 60 hours a week under. in tile office of the county clerk 'had to be dug from tile ground (From Monday’* Daily) Jud Isom, living near Tupelo, died at a local hospital this morn-, ing from injuries believed to have been received Saturday night. He was found in a ditch beside Hie O. C. A. and A. railroad tracks the guise of emergency or peak • Friday, most production period allowances of c. W. James. the electric code were filed by I --- Floyd Hartwell, a spokesman of | Frigidaire corporation and other The United States merely ac-! electrical workers, knowledged Hie note, but did not] Edward F. McGrady, assistant YWI of them going ft—---• to before baggage and express could be removed from the forward (compartment. Died instantly | Judge John C. Green, coroner I of Summit county, a member of Tthe rescue party, said it wras apparent that all the passengers and 'crew had died instantly. He said none of them seemed to have — moved after the plane struck. to The plane was sighted by pilots said Giles. “We do not know amount of funds will ed to Oklahoma tor gram,” said Giles. “We do know] that, if properly handled, the . funds will !'»' sufficient to carry us through until January I." Oklahoma’s original allotment of men for civil works relief wast the fourth largest iii the Union.) On this ha*is, direct r» lief funds will be ample. Giles wilt make a trip to Panhandle counties next week, and j “check for myself.” conditions there, he said. A separate sou ic© of federal funds may he avail-! not carried him <1 w lien in cornu    .    HiQenvereri    Jinfi    named    electrical    workers about a hundred Mountains, discoverer ana nameu liow'ever, are .od both times, allegedly firing | mission vet what lite flint that killed Erv. Kelley. -i recommend that the eon-;”-— ;”ihe'h'ome of Mack Keys, at same time. „• iiUocat- a veteran peace officer, iii one ot cr,.,s create a new agency to he    wag    th(.n    brought    t0    Ada    1)y    within the area claimed by the r e pro- tile encounter.    ;    known    as the federal communica-1    ,    ,ance and examination of his British. lions commission, such aKency to ,njuries begun It was found that he had a are PRECEDES SIMC as the federal communica immission, such agency t( b“ vested with the authority now' Iv sion and with such authority over lying in 11:federal radio commis Isli^:bt fracture of the skull, lacer- 1 communication* as now' lies with the interstate commerce commission- -the services affested to be ations on tile back of the head, broken right arm, and severe shock. i It was at first supposed that able for this area. drought CHARGE CHICK THEFT Two Pteatl Not «.till*\ to ( burge'* Of *t«*alii»g Fowls I Sixteen j held ovi*r father, C. S. Sherman, Tex. Isom, is lives near G rover Medullar and Hon (chena, charged with of domestic fowls, were arraigned Monday morning before S. W. Hill, justice of th* peace. They pleaded not guilt v and Hill set bond at $1,000 for appearance at preliminary hearing. date for which was s*»t for Thursday, March I. Tile theft of the chickens involved In the case is alleged to ha* occurred February 22* 4* PHILADELPHIA -Imagine the surprise of Janes Bonney when upon opening a window of his automobile he found bunnell in a suwbav Alation. His vision obscured by ice on th* windshield* Bentley had followed the street car tracks which at if Iii street leave the surface, cross a bridge over th<* Schuylkill riwr ami go into the subway. Traffic was beld up 4 2 minutes while Kenney got out. meetings nave been tbority for tbe control of commu-    f«^Vfarminc    for a brother- tile county ,[‘ “''l|Ua111 mentions of the radio commission    Aubrey    Archer, near Th- i ho fat me, s    wit,,    ''’‘'*"1    ^“ and the Interstate    commerce    com-    according    t0    reports.    His methods ot    I ne    corn-lio^    pi ’ J mission. gram.    “The    new body    should, in    addi- Beginning    Thursday, contracts!Hon, be given full    powrer to    inves- wlll be available for signing. (tigate and study the business of Dan I Committeemen are located at,existing companies and make rec--4 ny convenient jilact - over the county ]ommendations to the congress for to supervise j*rop* r filling out <>r .additional legislation at the next contract information and signing]session.” of the agreements, and there will En’ at bast one person a* Hill's office for the same purpose until the deadline on signing arrives. The deadline is March 15. Tile hog program is planned to reduce the production to adjust it to tho loss of foreign markets which resulted In over-supply in this country. As hog* constitute one of tile major consumption groups of corn, the corn program over the nation must be adjusted downward to prevent a serious over-supply of feed. RELIEF OFFICES BEINE Convict “Slow” But Opens Safe For Pen Warden jobs. Would Abolish Wage Scales J. E. Burke, trade commissioner of Kansas City, Mo., asked that all wrage scales and labor classifications be removed from codes. He spoke principally for garment plants in the Kansas City area which he claimed were unfairly treated because wages were based on New York City levels. McGrady replied that the Kansas City levels were independently fixed. He also said the wage scales were demanded by the unions. ho E. L. Dale, representing the said he was holding three per- Mercerizes’ Association of Amer-sons and seeking twro more, ae- ica and the Southern Combed dared “we know who did it.” (Yarn Spinners’ association, whose Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Smith]main plants are located in Gaston and Robert Griffin, 16, who lived county, N. C*, asked the national with the Smiths, walked into an-recovery administration today to A HOM A CITY, Feb. 27 — After three rebuffs or Murray in salary litiga- Don Broughton and Creighton H. seeking I tion, the state supreme court to- Geer, w ho were about to return day decided a case involving sub- to the airport here for more fuel, penitentiary funds in his favor. I Broughton signalled tile find to '    #1    n    «    /I    11    I    N    A ambush last night when they returned home from attending a school play. i As they entered the darkened farmhouse, Mrs. Smith said, a •burst of rifle fire hit them. Smith, j    who was 35 years old, died in- JOL1ET.    III.,    Feb.    26.—LUV—it    stantly, as did the boy. They took    Convict    Joseph    Allman    just    were shot in the head three minutes and 40 seconds today to open Warden Frank D. Mrs. Smith turned to flee and w'as shot in the back. Feigning limit hours of production and machinery expansion in the rayon industry. Dale, appearing at one of the NRA “complaint” meetings, said sale of cotton yarns had been “seriously handicapped” because the rayon industry had a more favorable code than the mercerizes and cotton yarn producers. The court ordered the state'other fliers, and returned to the auditor to pay approximately air field to lead a party of com-$117,000 in claims to the South-jpany officials to the spot. em Prison company of San An-1 Maneuvers of the searching tonio, Texas, for materials fur-IP^anes Pa(^ been noted by a party Dished in 1933 for the sub-prison of skiers nearby, who located the near Atoka.    {wrecked    ship    and    advised the air By a unanimous vote, the court1 l*ne officials to its exact where-upheld the right of the board of Scouts. affairs to transfer with the shover- j , Slant low-wing twin-motor nor’s approval $92,400 ''rom items ^ner» ?ne .°^ tlie latest developer the state penitentiary appro-1mentR *n aircraft, went to its end priation of 1932-’33 to an item for j within a mile of the airways use in event of an increase of Teacon    shows the way prisoners at the McAlester insti-1 through Parley s canyon, main tution    air    and    land    artery    from    Salt Th«* transfer was necessary, the^ake \ alley to the east. But the board of affairs contended, in 0r-jbeaC01; was obscured by a heavy der to obtain sufficient money to snowstorm which swept the Wa-pay contractors. It was from this s?tch mountains shortly before item that the board attempted to approach and by heavy clouds PU^S"^r re-1    ^ halllearU tTi^ummU of jected the claims on advice of the j {{[^^quar^ the° money could L used only    eastward    slope’ Chicago — Bushman, the gorilla in the Lincoln Park zoo, goes in for bathing in a big way. Edgar Robinson, keeper of the zoo. said the animal, no matter how cold it may be, insists upon OKLAHOMA CITY. Feb. 28 <.P)—The final connection of Gov-anjprnor Murray with federal relief work will be severed tomorrow' when Mrs. Edna McKinnon, state social service supervisor, abandons that office. Miss Myrtle Corder, secretary to Mrs. McKinnon, and Misses Dixie Dickson and Blanche Kil-lough, clerks, also will leave. Mrs. McKinnon said the last of the reports from county supervisors who were discharged by the governor a w'eek ago will be received at the capitol by tomorrow. YY’hipp s safe in the state peniten- death, she saw the men pour j tiary.    i    kerosene on the bodies, as though It being Allman’s first profes-1 to burn them. Then she scream-sional venture in several years, j ed and the killers fled, the opening required quite some! Sheriff Saunders said he Is longer than if he were in condl-1 holding a man and a boy named tion, the convict said.    -Herrera and a man named Pach- YV:hipp and members of his    coni ho htUioved the staff had struggled with the safe for several days but had been un able to open it. Allman said he had invented a safe which the best cracksman couldn’t open. even with explosives. He said the lock in his invention was magnetized and eco. He said be believed the killers had been surprised In the act of robbing tbe house. HFGO, Feb. 28.—(AV-Funeral services were beld bere today for Horsey Shawhart, 25, who died from burns he received wiiile ly- ____ „______ ,ing near a log fire early Tdesday. could be operated only by “remote • He leaves his widow', two small control.” * children aud mother. BERRIE MUST SERVE Appeals Court Denies Petition For Rehearing of Case the main prison. The transfer w'as made by the board fifteen days before the 1933 fiscal year closed. A few' days earlier, the 1933 legislature definitely provided for construction of the subprison, making it a part of the main penitentiary. This action made the transfer of funds valid, the court held. OKLAHOMA CITY, Feb. 27.— CP)— The criminal court of appeals today made final its decision that the Rev. S. A. Berne, Muskogee’s Psalm waiting preacher, must serve for life in state’s prison for the poison slaying of his first wife. It denied his petition for a rehearing. The state charged the unfrocked pastor poisoned the first Mrs. Berrie to marry his 18-year-old secretary, Ida Bess Bright. Starlings for Invalids BALTIMORE—Baltimore hospitals may soon be serving startling delicacies. An ordinance has been prepared for introduction into the city council to empower the police commissioner to assign patrolmen to kill the birds with shotguns. The "bag” would be turned over to hospitals and charitable institutions for consumption. OIL AIDS COALGATE COALGATE, Okla., Feb. 27 — UP)—Oil play here has filled all vacant houses. Much of the lease and royalty trading has been kept under cover. The Ramsey Petroleum company has closed two deals with major oil companies on acreage along the county line. Four new locations have been started during the last few days northeast of Coalgate. COALGATE, Feb. 27.— LP> — Bill Jones, chief of police in Coalgate, who was accidentally shot during the recent Cookson hills outlaw search, remained confined in bed today in a rather serious condition. He was shot in. the leg.    ___ ;