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Ada Weekly News (Newspaper) - September 20, 1934, Ada, Oklahoma THE ADA WEEKLY NEWS OUT OF STUTE BARBECUE FRIDAY WIEN TO FIELD Oil Writers Designate Fitts Field As Hottest Spot in World OTHER FIELD IME A. B. MacDonald of Kansas City Star Here For Stories On Activity Ex-Scrvice Men of All Wars invited to Legion Post Occasion Friday. September 21, the Norman Howard post of th** American Legion will hold a barbe-f o* at the /ck** West farm three miles east of Ada on Hie highway to Allen. The barbecue will teg* a at noon and continue through the* afternoon and Into the evening. Oklahoma to Get Man Pardon-1 ed by Texas Governor For I Barrow Betrayal ADA, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 1934 Chickasaws Endorse Howard-Wheeler Act: Organization Formed Governors Murray and Johnston, Superintendent Landman and Other Notables Participate in All Day Meeting of Tribe At Seely Chapel, Johnston County. NUMBER 25 1 SHREVEPORT. La.. Sept. 17 <.P> —Henry Methvin was on his way to Miami, Okla., today to face charges of murder, 'shooting to kill I Methvin was Sheriff Dee Walters of Miami, a deputy sheriff and Percy Boyd. I chief of police of Commerce, no charge for By ROY S. People who V their home for t had as a part of of visions of t! the hop** of a inept wit ti Ada a wit Ii chis!* rs of in seVera M KEOWN ive mad** anv veers th hi) »ac ell) oil ti* ie cent* •duct ng Ada have round ut are velop-r and wells and ii direction no ci t That wai Ii r i’s e n t prove, but their faith into work Pontotoc county the oil maps of euro Industry. The de veil sources of t accompanied t v idle dream, citinstances am. vision backed by »at was transmuted md now Ada and ar* tip There will bi those who come. Invited are all ex-witli a special invitation tv to veterans of tho Civil Spanish-American wars. The ex-service men of all wars are invited to come for as much pine as they are able to la* present, to enjoy the com rad sh ip and barbecue and to get acquainted with tile new officers of the N ionian Howard post. John Collier and his policy, especially that embodied in the Howard-Wheeler act of the last congress, were given a ringing en-and kidnaping.j dorsement Tuesday at the meet. in custody of in£ of the Chickasaw tribe at Seeley Chapel in Johnston county. Led by Gov. Johnston the various speakers praised the efforts of Collier as being the first attempt in history to better the condition of the Indians and a hearty endorsement of the commissioner and the new law embodied in a More Than $42,000 Involved Joe Bell Has Killed About 75 In 36 Loans Made in j    Wolves in County    This Pontotoc County    I    Year    So Far Okla.. the latter the man lie was .charged with having shot and n ice men. I wounded and later kidnaped. tended Methvin, heavily shackled was taken from the Caddo parish: -----    .    , Jail *-arlv this morning. The j strong resolution was adopted by three heavily armed officers. | a practically unanimous vote Heal traveling hy automobile, expected|close of the meeting. close of th* The attendance of the meeting was estimated at 400 or 500 and included all classes of Indians all the way from leaders in state affairs to full bloods from the .who could not understand Eng-not guilty.” Methvin told'»*<>• lier. Nelson Wolfe acted T. It. Hughes of Shreve-!18 interpreter and everything was to cross the lim* into Oklahoma before noon. Methvin signed waivers of extradition and agreed to return I with the officers to Oklahoma to I stand trial. I "I'm Sheriff IU J definitely on giant pet col line ut of is county h bv so man oil de i the a n my foi that toe e Al town and t hon we*-** are iii Pun*o- pointmerits mingled wit ward steps that when development came rn still unconvinced, and still fram** of mind. that <mntv has “arrived.'’ Slow to Believe lienee of a rip-roaring boom atmosphere with turbulence seething excitement a n t! sands rushing from all walk- SATURDAY FATAL Theodore I ate, I 0, Succumbs Late Sunday Afternoon To Injuries port, “and I don't believe they can convict me.” Identified as slayer Sheriff Hughes said that made plain to all. One of the principal features of ; the occasion was a report by Gov. Ijrty(l'Johnston covering all phases of of life Into the* new "Eldorado" has tended to discount the rapid climb of the John Pitts field particularly in the lan few months into the top spot among th** state** newer fields. But the industry which involved billions of dollars iii drilling, producing, pipelines, refill** -h*s. retail outlets, flouring int** transportation its very lifeblood, bas    been quick    to    evaluate    wha* th**    finding of    gusher    sand-    in th** southeast part of Pontotoc county means. The recent edition of th* na!    gave the fi**ld and a s logical st rue place, including \.    J. Harden huge anniversary Oil and Gas Jour-story of th** Pitts military of its ge**-ure a prominent pictures of th* boniest cad if th* formations of some ti area. SIHI** rill lev Inform***! Th** major stat** papers kept the public informed of progress of th** field that md th** tak<* the pla fields as til can no lorn lur part of lion allowable, Today a. B. M Kansas (’Bv star to gather inform story ox situation around wl account of What bi hav • t Im* may * of tit** old**r flush latter decline and r produce th* math** state's prod UC- (('rom Mon<lsi>*» lliii I * I Funeral services for Theodore Tat**, lo year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy Tate, who was injured in an automobile accident late Saturday afternoon aud died at a local hospital Sunday at 6:15 p. in., were held this afternoon at 3:20 o'clock from the First Baptist church, Dr. C. C. Morris officiating. Little hope was held for Theodore after physicians examined his injuries when lo* was brought to a hospital from the scene of tin* accident. Ray Stegall, superintendent of Latta school, is said to have picked Theodore up iii his car while the boy was on his way to his home southwest of Adc on Highway 12. ! When the car stopped for Theodore to g«*t out, St*\gali had him wait until an approaching, car was past, then th** boy dart-! cd toward his home, neither he nor St**gall seeing a second ca. close behind because of lust. ! Th** second car ran over the i boy, inflicting the injuries which made his condition critical and caused his death 2 4 houri later. Theodore is survived bx his a sister. Ruby Tate, aud K J. Tate. Buna' was dale cemetery. * and Sheriff Walters positively! identified Methvin as the man who, with Clyde Harrow- an d i Bonnie Parker, shot and killed: Constable Cal Campbell at Commerce, Okla., April 6 of this year. After killing Campbell, tile! men shot and wounded Chief of' Police Boyd, took him in the*r automobile to within six miles of Fort Scott, Kans., and dumped him out on the highway. Methvin, .Sheriff Hughes dared, admitted being in automobile with Barrow- and •Parker woman hut claimed Barrow- and tile woman did shooting. ! “We took Boyd about six miles of Hughes quoted him "and left him on I the highway.” ! Methvin. th** sheriff said, also admitted being iii the automobile with Barrow and the Barker woman wiien two Texas highway officers were shot and killed near Grapevine. He claimed, however, that Barrow' and the woman did the killing. Upon leaving tin* Caddo parish jail, Methvin had nothing to say except to request the jailer to tell his mother where he had gone. “lf my motlier comes, tell her where I am," .Methvin requested 4 an(J as he was led from the Caddo jail and started for Chickasaw affairs and his administration. Among other tilings he gave an account of the litigation before the court of claims by which the tribe hopes to recover large sums due it under various agreements with the government which have never been fulfilled. It was stated that within the next I 2 or 15 months a decision is expected in several of these cases, which are being pushed by William H. Fuller, Melven Cornish will be associated with him after January I. Several million dollars ar** involved in these claims. A new’ effort will be made to secure compensation for tin* leased district that was taken from the Chickasaws and Choctaws in 18GG. Resolutions Adopted A series of six resolutions was presented and adopted. The first of these was an endorsement o f Commissioner Collier and the Howard-Wheeler act and ex hills I pressed the desire of the tribe to I share in the benefits of the new law and praising the Collier program. The second dwelt with the subject of relief so urgently needed by many members of the tribe, I especially the full bloods. It was, ' pointed out that due to natural ! timidity the Indians were slow* I about asserting themselves in the j distribution of relief w’ork, hence it was recommended that a sep-1 (Continued on Page 3, No. 2) Pontotoc county farmers were Joe F. Bell, who is with the made 36 land bank and land Tinted States Biological survey, bank commissioner loans amount- his duty being to exterminate the ing to $42,100, during the six wolves and bobcats in Pontotoc months period ending August 31. aml Johnston counties, was in 1934. This report of loans made Ada today with two live wolves in this county has been received trapped Wednesday night on the Indicated Naval Officer Received Commissions on Foreign Sales from the Federal Land Bank of Wichita. In order that the farmers w’ho have gotten these loans are left with a chance to work out of deb,t none of the loans has been made for more than 75 per cent of the appraised normal agricultural value of the farm property mortgaged, it is pointed out. The report explains further! that although the land bank has i made farm mortgage loans totalling over $85,000,000 to farmers "Un Colorado. Kansas. New Mex-;Lrown offspring leo, aud Oklahoma since the first j    ______ of this year, these loans have not appreciably increased the indebtedness of these farmers. The rea-i son is because these farmers have used about 90 per cent of this i total amount to pay old standing: debts. They are refinancing! themselves with these loans at a | lower rate of interest for a long < term without having to pay cost- j I ly renewal charges every few, years. Helps Many There are an average of sever-! a1 individuals in addition to Diei_ farmer-borrower who benefit di-redly from the proceeds of these e * loans. These individuals com- Hennigan ranch nine miles south of Ada. The wolves week before last killed 36 turkeys at on** time and earlier in the season killed more than 30 chickens. Mr. Bell says he has killed approximately 75 wolves in this county this year. He has been at work in Johnston for about three years and has that territory pretty well cleaned up. ' The animals on display here today were timber wolves and con-isisted of a mother and her almost CDM EMES ll PROBE Indicated Munitions Firm Had Hand in Putting Present Government Into Power Primary Vote Exceeds That of Either Republicans or Progressives »n the car Fort Scott," as saying, the side of Appeals to Americans to Guard ' Against Infringements on ^ Constitution Yellow River, “!5orrow China,” Spreads Waters Over Farming Area MILW AUKEE, W'is., Sept. 19 (.pi.—The democratic state tick strongly in support of President Roosevelt’s “new deal,” ap-loans. These nuiviuua s    parently polled the Wettest vote In prise not only the    cred-    ^ w,^nsln prlniary, leavln(, Hors, but grocer, ii e , pi 3 (j    LaFollette    progressive merchants, implement    dealers    republicans    behind doctors, and other business and a( (||p ,at(, of a(jou| ,g v„,ps „ precinct. PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 17 (.Pi -Col. Robert R. McCormick, publisher of the Chicago Tribune charged today in an address that the rights of trial by jury, af taxation by congress, and of freedom of expression are being abridged or menaced. He appealed to a constitution day audience in Carpenters hall, meeting place of the first continental congress, to adhere to a rigid interpretation of tile constitution. "More economic, social and moral progress has been made iii America in less than a century a half under the constitu professional men, thus benefiting nearly everyone in the community either directly or indirectly* i “it should be kept clearly iii I mind that the Federal Land Bank, when making loans, is not disbursing the proceeds of appropriations w-hich need not be re- MILWAI' KEE, Sept. 19—Ll Democrats renominated Gov. Albert G. Schmedeman in yesterday’s primary.    * In the democratic gubernatorial contest 2,440 p r e c i n t s gave: Oklahoma. parents brothel in Bos* ii I (Bv The Associated Press) The angry waters of China's i Yellow river, ripping out dykes 1 with a power man has been un-  ________        ,,    .    „    m    ... * » ,, able to restrain, continued their paid,” states the report. “Funds Schmdeman 141.849; William B. murderous career today in the;which are lent must he collected, Rubin, 25,359; Richard Lehmann, fertile valley which is known as and must be repaid in accord- 12,738. the nation’s granary.    lance with the terms of the bonds jai nomination 2.388 precincts Dispatches from Sodden Hon- which the bank sells to obtain gave: Philip LaFollette 1 20,425; jill province have not yet est*-1 the funds which it lends.    Henry O. Meisel 6,080. mated the loss of life and vast j Applications for loans    from the    For the    republican nomination property destruction in tho cur-’land bank at Wichita are made    for governor 2,388    precincts    gave rent floods but renorts which through the secretary -    treasurer    Howard T.    Greene    72,443;    Fred I have    filtered    out    Indicate an-jof **>« .«<*«“ nationali farm loan    R Zimmer,nan, 44,593; James N. 'other    major    calamity.    association serving the territory    Ttttemore 9.719.    . • lie,,or,a from Kaifen* described wherein is located the farmit*-    Zimmerman conceded (intone a i    .,    ..    .7    r    .    leurity. Farmers Jot knowing nomination. as despeiate the plight of t ions-, ^ name an(j address of the sec- Senator Robert ^Follette, retary-treasurer to whom they    without opposition, polled 107,- may make application, may ob-    438 votes in 2,519 precincts. John tain this information by writing    B. Chappie, republican senatorial to the Federal Land Bank, Wich-    nominee, also without opposition, ita, Kansas, and stating the town-    ran along with the republican t‘°fi jands of farmers in Honan and Ti? southern Hopei, where the river entire course of recorded history,’’ Col. McCormick said. “This progress has been made under the constitution and be- MUNNOW IN SEPT.! fi* t he and the ] lorn will be the field’s coming rn cDonald arri Ilion d, t of •d in for a e gen th* Ad: bi! era JAH AI MHM gat here* tcrestin newspapeniu Barrow. Hail tor. in IIH'' “The Slush ►ersonalities woven the history. E*ti ii s ca t* i ie following !n-f the veteran ii given by Claud y Oklahoman oil edl-morninu's column. Pit': from t a cc* hi ut New*. Veteran lier** “Just a s t Ii** Old I Ro ustaboii! wa s a’Mi •ut to ll nill ti TO • ugli th* mac bine a I of ro UK hneckint and rot al tout I Tic (ti I ind list ry A. ll. Mac I tonal (I Ii lew into th* offic *i* w itll his “lh ■ I ti iv .us, Un glad t o s* ** * you ag. tin! ’ T hat ma; y not IIH*] an a thing i* a n inn in til* oil Bn dm •.try. bi* to news •crim* n i n th e south WOS! t it iii** ans I hat w i was c*a> it1 at id list**!! •u ne I (* Mack ’ is t ll** s PCO nd ol dest a cli vp news y 11 * 111 I iii (Ti e COH intr.* h* » doesn* like th** t* TIU “ new -n lar i.” be i a r« •port cr a ti d a c* IDI pie of veal a go wa: ; a ward* *(! ie Puiitze priz «* fo r *■ •ohing a in der my? tory at At Kist ri I Ii Ii* ? i is “goih on 74 v "s.” a nd i I s a runner!! for a st a t * ‘house * re | ne r at Sa) Lak e Ci it y. who is V I V cars oh « Unci J dark" lie d own her a f* i* w y cat % S ii (i > to s* J© the WB Mal ’V fi udik; Im t* r« ■‘til ed man MIAMI, Okla., Sept. Is <.19-Henr> Methvin, asserted companion of Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker, slain aoli th western desperadoes, was lodged tod av iii a county jail c**ll, while officials prepared to file charges against Iii iii in the slaying «*f Constable Cal Campbell of Commerce last spring. Officers armed with machine guns convoyed the prisoner here yesterday from shreveport, La., where Methvin wa; arrested when Ik* entered th-* sheriff's office to claim the clo h *s of Barrow and the Parker woman. Police Chief Percy Boyd of Commerce identified M e t ll v i ii, Barrow, and Bonnie Porker as the three who kidnaped hint alt-( r shooting down Campbell. Ti e slaying occurred when tile* outlaws were freeing their car from a mud hole near Commerce. FERGUSON FAIRS Lonnie Howe, whose home base lias not been located by city officers, was arrested at a farmhouse north of Tuttle Sunday and brought to Ada to face charges of second degree burglary. Richard Hill of Ada had al-leadv been arrested by the* police as th* y investigated the burglary of the St. Joe Bargain House on West Main September I. Practically all of the stolen articles, including pistols and jackets, were recovered here and LOGAN SEERS TO TANE F! than in the whole world in -    .    .    I --     1    ' lins reached a width of 30 miles Dykes costing $1,000,000 a year, to maintain have been swept .aside. Farms were inundated to ta depth of IO feet, and many persons were drowned. More than a hundred million [Chinese live on the plain across which the river winds and which according to legend is vis-i ited by major floods at 40 year intervals, with smaller ones in with | between. The Yellow- river millions of lives since cause of the constitution. "Do not let men coming in a Trojan hors** with pretended gifts take it away from you.” The publisher asserted that til*1 constitution and bill of rights are now derided by ‘‘powerful men who write tile law’s for congress to pass without consideration and who claim that the aid of complacement judges and justices, these rights of the people may he stretched and warped to suit the desires of whoever may Im* temporarily in charge of executive or legislative depart merits.'' ship and range in which the land on which they wish a loan is situated. t * AT FAYETTEVILLE FAYETTEVILLE. \rk., Sep*. 11 LF) Death today had ended the career of Dr. E. IL Cockrell, 63, president of William Woods college of Fulton, Mo., and widely known figure in educational and law' circles of Texas and MiS- OK LA HO MA CITY. Sept. (.19 State Senator David M. Logan of Okmulgee said today lie would ask tile fifteenth legisla-    sour*. Hire to approve constitutional    Dr.    Cockrell died    here last amendments to make the state    night    at    a Fayetteville hospital superintendency an appointive    where    Im*    had been    receiving office and to provide for “non-    treatment    for the jKist    three days has taken, 2,000 Ii. C.j In the disastrous flood of 1837 a J million, it was estimated, perished. So great was the suffering that unrest among the millions of refugees led to demonstrations against foreigners. T ii e strangers were charged with China's misfortunes, and the armies of the Great Powers were brought to the gates of Peking I now* Peiping) to rescue diplomats besieged by the boxers. In 1931 the Yangtze Kiang, to tin* south, took on estimated 250,000 lives, Two years later. in August, the Yellow river claimed another 50,000. Tin* Yellow' river. 2,600 miles long, flows from Tibet to the Yellow’ sea. The river has built up a bed of silt that lifts it in places above the level of the valley through which it flows. EANMENT 5 MILHON GATTLE WASHINGTON,. Sept. 13.    U19 The government has bought 5,-164,954 head of cattle in its far-flung purchase program throughout the drouth area. The farm administration announced tile total today in .i tabulation showing Texas the biggest center of operation with 1,-221,615 head bought there. Secretary Wallace disclosed only yesterday that buying is going to be slowed down and probably ended within two months, to permit concentration on a program of feed clearance designed to expedite the move* of feeds from areas to denuded sections. ticket. His vote in 2,101 precincts: 90,733. John M. Callahan held a lead over his nearest rival for the democratic senatorial nomination. The vote in 2.306 Precincts gave: Callahan 48,166; Francis E. McGovern, 41.8 73; Charles E. Haiii-mersley, 33,448; W. I). Carroll 24,026; Mrs. Gertrude Bowler 21,- TEXANS AMN WASHINGTON, Sept. 19.—LF) Testimony that Fedora Laboratories, Inc., of Pittsburgh, paid commissions to Lie ut.-Co im. James H. Strong for Colombian government orders he procured for the company while he w'as still an officer in the United States r.avV was introduced into the senate munitions committee. Strong did not resign from the United States navy until February 19, 1934. John W. Young, president of Federal Laboratories, testified he .♦aid Strong commissions on sales for technical work three times during 1932 and 1933. Strong now’ is in charge of aviation in Colombia. The testimony followed fresh talk of graft in munitions dealings in South America and the issuance by the committee * f a statement asking citizens of South America to understand that the aims of the Committee was to promote peace bv dis-dos-ing the dealings of the private munitions industry. Tt said the committee was not dealing with morals of nations. The committee's statement said the investigators wanted “the citizens of South America to understand that it affords no pleasure to    this    committee    to    force out the    truth concerning all    these transactions of North American companies. “The methods which the arms* makers and arms sellers use ta pormote high-price hostilities may easily become a menace to the peace of nations in every part of the world,” it added. "We have made    an honest    effort to get at    the    facts, and    we    have spared no American company which lias indicted itself from its ow’ii records. “We have not spared European makers or sellers where the truth available to us involved them. “We ask the citizens of America to understand that peace can only come with complete frankness.” FIO ICT:: ments plenty of ii T» *s to enc un t w atoll •each iii* ie city H* and *nt lim its w; IT w* v ite about derrick* of Okl;-1 through days and hen Carl discovery leep area * was iii iddy s w the ike * H< that ... S' ie oil rountr ie< during t1 been with t’ have cover* '! evelopment of ;t for about a 1 e tty. He tr ninole in the nil g in west Texa unwell completed ll in the Bi- la of Reagan county. Smackover before he’s not new’ to ti His interesting st or many years he has Kansas City Star every phase of d the - r**at south we* score of years.” County iii Starlight Barrow', in addition, had the following to say in the day s report on the Fitts field: “Only on** oil field was !»* ing talked about in stat** oil circles Monday; it was Die John Fitts sector of southern Pontotoc county where the third Wilcox sand gusher was completed late Sunday.’' And from the Tulsa World, located in the “Oil Capital of the World.” cornea th** following from the typewriter of Paul Hed- (Continuod on Page I, No. B) AUSTIN. Tex.. Sept. IT Governor Miriam A. Ferguson today submitted to the Texas legislature a bill to extend regulatory powers of the Texas railroad commission to refined products derived from crude oil. Enactment of the bill was asked by the commission as a necessary step in efforts to regulate production in the East Texas oil field. A Travis county district court recently ruled the commission was without statutory authority to enforce orders it had promulgated which required tenders far the movement of crude products. Tile commission was < njoined from enforcing the order against refiners. TERRAPINS DERBY Jim Bigben it*-* Entry Wins Annual Tournament al Ponca <’it> PONCA CITY. Okla.. Sept. 17 - LB* Jim Bigheart's terrapin, “Jackass." won the annual 101 ranch terrapin derby and $75 Sunday. Two entries owned by Charles Price, Ponca City, were second and third. The rodeo and derby were not in the spectacular style of a few-years ago when prizes ran into the thousands of dollar; but several hundred attended. political" boards of control for the University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma A.’and M. college. Lofall said he planned a resolution sponsoring the creation of a “non-political” state board of education, which would have the power to appoint the state superintendent. His ultimate hope. he said, was to guarantee to faculty members of state schools and colleger “steady state merit basis. service on rn for circulatory obstruction in lib'- j left leg.    | Dr. Cockrell had been president of the Missouri college since 1924. He served as mayor of Fort Worth, Texas, for two terms from lf*21 to 1 92 4, and in 1 922 w’as named president of the League of Texas Municipalities. The department of government at Texas Christian university Fort Worth, was established by Dr. Cockrell. He served as a member of th** institution s uBy for 22 years.    j Funeral services for Dr. Cock-ja E BY LIGHTNING TO GET OKLAHOMA CITY, Sept. 13.— (jpi A seventh dividend of 5 per cent, amounting to $8,958, will be HARLINGEN. Tex., Sept. 15-(T9 a protest demanding that j the Bankhead cotton bill Burned’-j ately be made Inoperative, signed by prominent Rio Grande, val-1 ley civic leaders, was enroute to! President Roosevelt today as the aftermath to an armed display by Rangerville farmers. Incensed at what they said was an attempt of the ftrieral government to tax cott'u growers through the Bankhead bill, two carloads of Rangerville farmers, carrying shotguns and rifles, started to San Benito to deinard tax exemption certificates from the county agent's office. Civic leaders w'ho halted them said they were angered at the de- Mncliine (Buis linjmrted WASHINGTON, Sept. 19. LF) The senate munitions committee w’as told today that foreign machine guns had been imported and sold without restriction in this country. Other statements about which testimony circled included: That Lieut.-Com. James H. Strong of the United States navy eceived commissions for rn unlions sales he made to the Colombian government while still ! in the navy. I That Federal Laboratories, Inc. had engaged in lobbying iii state jand national capitals to prevent I legislation against the use of I tear gas. i John W. Young, president of : the Federal Laboratories, mid more than IOO foreign machine guns had been imported this year and some of the sold by a New York importer without restriction. Captain Hans Tauschf r, a former German military attache, who was expelled by President Wilson during the World war, j w’as described in testimony as the importer. II Ll ELK    CITY,    Sept. 13 — (AP) — During    a heavy rain and electric al storm between Elk City and Clinton early today. E. J. Hos- amount paid. tetter, farmer living near Foss. On the same date, a first an t-was seriously burned by lightn-’dend of 50 per cent, totaling ing. Physicians said the farmer,1 $4,151, will go to depositors of fae-1 65, was painfully burned all over the Citizens’ State Bank of Cai-* the body but “was doing well for men. Alfalfa county. I  Ty..    I a man his age.”    j     * rell will he held at Winslow!    Water ran several inches deep, Heights,    the    Cockrell    summer    >n the    streets    at( Canute ai.two home at    Winslow.    Ark..    Saturday'””*”    of rain    fell in a short per morning at 9 o’clock with the OKLAHOMA CITY. Sept. 13— LPu T. A. Overstreet, sentenced , to life in state's penitentiary for lays which caused losses to tliem I tile fatal robbery of H. I’. En soy, I paid to"depositors of the Security when cotton dropped in price. | Pawhuska storekeeper, ten years I State Bank of Ada, September 15,    Violence was prevented when    the!as:o>    wa„ paroled today by Gov. 'Commissioner W. J. Barnett an-    farmers w’ere persuaded to    re-1    Murray. ' nouneed today. The payment will    turn to their homes and later at-' 'bring to a total of 50 per cent the    tend a meeting at which the    pro test to President Roosevelt wi: drafted. E KILLED IN WRECK TO BH) DGT OKLAHOMA (.in —“Two per ma's beer nouneed CITY, Sent. 17. cent” of Oklaho-dispensers w’ere Je-bv Chairman Melven Cornish of th** tax commission as "attempting to throw tile state wide open.” submitting Oklahoma to a period of domination by bootleggers and terrorism by racketeers.” “Th** commission will continue,” he added, “to enforce tile law as it lias in the past.” Violations consist principally of the sale of “spiked” beer: beer of more than the legal 3.2 alcoholic content; sale of beer leading the buyer to believe it is illegally “strong,” and just ‘ plain bootlegging. Rev. William Cockrell Jones of Dallas officiating. From tiler**, the body w’ill be taken to Fort Worth, Texas, for burial. Services w’ill be Ii elf! in Fort Worth Sunday at Texas Christian university, while memorial services will he held simultaneously at William Woods college at Fulton j The deceased leaves his widow*, Dura Brokaw Cockrell, a daughter, Dura Louise Cockrell of Fulton, and a son, Vardaman, cif I Washington, I). C., all of whom with several friends were at his bedside during his illness. (od. The heavy rain was not widespread although skies threatened over the area between Elk !City and Enid. Light showers fell in those twro cities. It was in the Elk City area that a disastrous flood claimed a number of lives several months.on Highway ago before the summer drought .of El Keno set in.    1    Her Woman Dies of Injuries Sui Ie red When Car Strikes Truck HOLDENVILLE, Sept. 11.—(.TH The East Central conference football schedule was arranged at a business meeting here* last night and James Frazier of Wewoka was re-elected president. L. D. Mitchell of Holdenville w’as named vice president and D. D. Kirkland of Maud secretary-treasurer. OKLAHOMA CITY, Sept. 17 — (JP)—Mrs. Gertrude Carlton, 28. of Oklahoma City, died early today from injuries received last night in an automobile accident 66, 2 1-2 miles west No hurricanes or floods should be scheduled during October, all the Red Cross people wBl be riJ away at a convention in Tokio. []a husband. T. L. Carlton. ar stand operator, and son. Farmer Firemen    IT. L. Jr., escaped wit ii PITTSBURGH — It took a j injuries. Carlton said he bunch of farmers to put out a ' ed into the rear of a truck when fire in a very citified motor-, blinded by lights of an approach-cycle. , Officer Howard Luffy was rtd-!ing the motorcycle when it burst j into flames near the farmers I market, Before firemen arrived, | no hospital. ■the farmers had extinguished the «    nmnnnt COrn 1>U*kS and bU1 [invested6-— News Classified Ads. Ci< iug automobile. Mrs. Paul Toage, w Ii o riding with the Carltons and husband, remained in an El AUSTIN, Tex., Sept. 15.— hi A demand for repeal of the Bank-) head cotton act by congress, or suspension of its enforcement for, another year by President Boose-j celt was contained in a resolu-! lion introduced in the Texas senate today by T. J. Holbrook of, Galveston. The resolution, referred to a ..... committee    without debate, sought minor to declare opposition of the Texas crash- legislature to the act. The act also has been put un-' der criticism by a resolution in the house of representatives, which would call on the United States attorney general to insti-j tate proceedings to have it de-s I dared unconstitutional. w’as ber Re Greater returns for the amount {invested —— News Classified Ads. f ....... ...... ‘    ^ Slate (hies To Market OKLAHOMA CITY, Sept. 19 ( pi —The state w’ent to market today and bought: 188,500 pounds of assorted beans. 408.000 pounds of sugar. 25.000 pounds of hominy. 934 pounds of oatmeal. 21.600 pounds of peas. 1.320 cases of condensed milk. Tile supplies for inmates and employes of 21 state institutions for the six months period beginning Ocotber I were 15 to 20 per cent higher than at the last purchase, said Hugh Askew’ of the state board of affairs. ;