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Ada Weekly News (Newspaper) - May 10, 1934, Ada, Oklahoma THE ADA WEEKLYADA, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, MAY IO, 1934 VOLUME XXXIV NUMBER 6 READY FOR “FIGHT OF HIS LIFEEast Central Faculty Grows But Student Increase More Rapid and More Instructors Needed Growth of East Central State Teachers college through the 25 years of existence of the institution is reflected not only in size of student body hut also in the number of instructors required. East Central started out with 16 teachers 25 years ago. Today the faculty numbers 66 teachers. Tin* members of today's faculty have on an average at least twice as many years of college and university training to their credit as did those of the first faculty. It is noteworthy that the present faculty is four times as large us the first faculty but that the number of students in regular attendance is eight times as large, so that the average member now instructs four times as many students during the day as did a member of the first facul- President Makes Clear His Views on Silver; Message On Debts Coming Federal Circuit Judge Issues Habeas Corpus; Will Be Heard Tomorrow Court Declares Commission Proration Orders Under Former Law Invalid Green Endorses LaFollette Public Works Bill Calling For Ten Billion Aged Prisoner Deeply Chagrinned But Takes Imprisonment Calmly CHICAGO. May 9—CP)—Judge Will M. Sparks of the I*. S. circuit court of appeals granted a habeas corpus writ for Samuel Instill this afternoon and agreed to hear a petition at 9:30 a. rn. tomorrow for the reduction of his $200,000 bond. The petition, signed by Instill himself in the county jail hospital, was presented by his attorney, Floyd E. Thompson, after another federal judge had refused an informal motion to trim the heaviest bond ever required in a Chicago federal court. Thompson said he would argue that $100,000, which Insult can furnish, is ample bond to assure his appearance for trial and that the higher sum was* exorbitant and violated his constitutional rights. Law Under Which State Now Operates Not Involved in Litigation This condition points to the next forward st**p for the college being an increase in the number of instructors so that the students may have the definite personal attention which is implied iii higher education. Former Senator and World War Veteran and Son Lose Last Fight For Freedom Mexican Reported to Have Given Details of Plot to Collect Ransom Selection Not Yet Made Appointment of City At torney For Ada Ada Lee Turnbow, 6, Wound ed in Side as .22 Rifle Discharged DALLAS, May 9—CT!—The state of Texas, determined to obtain a death penalty, drew* from three witnesses today definite identification of Raymond Hamilton. 20, as on<> of the men who robbed tile Grand Prairie State bank of $1,548 March 19. They were J. T. Yeager, cashier; J. F. Waggoner, vice president, and Maude Crawford, bookkeeper. Hamilton arose and said, “I plead not guilty,'* when Dean Gauldin. assistant district attorney, arraigned the southwest bank robber on an habitual criminal indict men!. Hot Ii sides rested tentatively at noon. BOY SAVES TRAIN OKLAHOMA CITY. May 9.-— UPI-—Oklahoma's 1934 wheat crop was estimated at 37,565,000 bushels today by the crop reporting service of the state hoard of agriculture. Abandonment ot about 58*.OOO acres, or approximately 14 per cent of the acreage planted lost autumn, leaving for harvest 3,612,000 acres, was reported. The heavy abandonment was due principally to drouth in the western third of the state, wind storms in the northwest and some insect damage in the north central and central areas. Harry B. Cordell,    board president, said. At    SEMINOLE,    May 9._(.Pi_The that, the crop will exceed by first case reported by w*ay of more than 5.000,000 bushels the recognition of demands of union harvest in 1933. he predicted. oil field strikers came to light --------today with the announcement Ulipr CHM C DC MT    **iat two contractors bad sign- llUuL uUffl DHM    a    tentative closed shop agreer nu Antiman lr kit ment w*tb the rig-building divis- Bl GOVERNMENT “v? ?££■****»,... rig builders division, said a ten-tataive agreement calling for a WASHINGTON, May 9.—(.T9—| $2 a day increase in wages for Federal expenditures today pass- rig builders had been signed ed $6,000,000,000 for the fiscal with E. L. Bouyer, Shawnee con-year which ends June 30, to rep- tractor, and E. H. Hollis, Ada resent the first outlay of this contractor. size since 1920.    The    agreement states that the The exact expenditure up to wage increase to $12 a day for May 7, the latest day available, eight hours work, will be in force was $6,000,153,779.    until “a complete settlement” *s Of this $3,342,715,504 was for reached in a conference to be emergency purposes and $2,657,- held at Tulsa on May 14. 438,274    for    routine government    The action    returned    SO    men costs.    to work in the greater Seminole The deficit on this day was $3.- area, Hicks said. The rig-build-410,509,129, as compared with ers had been on strike since last $2,710,203,597 a year ago.    Friday. ----*-- ,--lr- Ii Test tube    babies, says Fir Ar-    Boston police were all    set    for a Hit!)not Lane, famous London May Day riot, with a large supply rgeon, will produce a more of guns and ammunition, but they orous race. But with no fath- took an awful chance of Dilliuger to gloat over them!    running loose. Former Senator Heflin of Alabama has failed in his attempt to return to Congress. Oone at a time! We have Huey Long now. ;