Daily Ardmoreite (Ardmore, Okla.), Vol. 26, No. 110, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 30, 1919 Page: 1 of 8
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DA IT v ARDI
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Not Too Large for Small Business
Gl'AIUNTY STATE HANK
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A Newspaper of Character
FULL LEASED WIRE ASSOCIATED PRESS.
ARDMORE. OKLA. THURSDAY MORNING JAN. 30 1919.
EIGHT PAGES TODAY
NATIONAL PROHIBITION TO BE EFFECTIVE JANUARY 16 1920
We Can Help You Help Yourself
SUGGESTION MADEiJOHNSON DEMANDS GERMANS GARBLE
thr home for GiRLsiTHAT TURKEY BE YANKEES I ONCE: WJLSON S SPEEC
IN U.S. C0NTR0L1EVACUATE RUSSIAIAND ME A KICK
By CHARLES H. ADAMS
Oklahoma City. Jan. .--Investigation
of the 1 1 j I 1 1-; i ' U comiiltoiis
:: ihe Russell Home ; r i r ' -. a
-taic. in -it i'ut ion located near Okia-
'i'm:i City is in i 1 1 - 'Kind- of t ii ro
-parate and 1 ir-t iic.-i c ninnit u-l--. .
1 n ..-; e v.-.o'm lion calling lor a search-
ing probe of tin' conditions of tin'
; iris in thai institution. vas referred'
the commutcc on impeach incut-
ami removal from office.
This action involve ihe possibil-
ity of the launching of impeach incut
proceeding against V. I). Mathews
state commissioner of charities Mid
corrections. A senate committee
. iii ii ft s i ii cr S.n:Hnr. M.ivt'udd ! Otlt
I ugn 1 1 c ii -U-y. I tali ami puriocK
was named to look into the at fairs
of the home; and ihe senate health
home lor Girl. The hearing i i-
c'uded statements In Commissi. '.cr
Mathews who liail heen summoned
to appear before ihe commi;:ee.
Notwithstanding the fact that In
office is less than two mile from
the home and that lie lives within
four miles of the institution he ad-
mitted that he had visited il last
during N'ovcnihcr of la-t year. The
home wa opened in ugiist. Math-
ews is or was a minister 01 the
gospel and one of the charge
against the institution is that in
volving a lack ol religion tra
lit his statements to the senate
health committee. Commissioner
Mathews insisted that he hail made
reports to (iovcrnor Williams and
the state hoard of affairs pointing
thai the institution was not
properly managed hut he admitted
(hat he had not given the matter
anv ptihlieitv. hecau-e. he said the
committee consisting ol Senator-
Mayfield. Spurlock (.'lark. Hall and
Hensley. after an exhaustive hear-
ing to which Commissioner Math-
ews was summoned oled to .ip
point a special coiuniiltee iroiu i-
owu membership : make an 1 -
es igat ion.
That there is a growing -ciiiini''iil
thai Mathews could have prevented
"Is it true that you were afraid of
your ioh?" asked Senator Hall.
Matlnws di.l not make die admis-
sion and the senator- declared that
he should have given the matter the
vv idest ptihlieitv. . "ioh nr no job.'
Childrcn Inhumanely Treated.
Suiator May field chairman of ihe
health committee who made a pcr--onal
visit to the institution la-t
Sunday told in a dramatic manner
of the deplorable conditions he had
found lie verified the statement
Member conversing about the home '''-''i1-' "y an wm.u o . . ;v
and condemning it operation in no j paperwoman that children had been
weak terms connect the nam- of UI 11 SU'"' '''"V1"! lci1
.i i (lumiieii upon ih-iis ami aiiovvcu 10
OUR GUARDIANSHIP OF AH- j CALIFORNIAN AGAIN TELLS ' BERLIN PAPERS FIND BOGEY
MENIA ALSO INCLUDED ! SENATE WE HAVE NO BUS- OF PERMANENT EXCLU-
IN LATEST PARIS IDEA. 1 INESS IN THAT COUNTRY i SION FROM SOCIETY.
COLONIES JIG PROBLEM "ARE WH0LLY IK DARK"PRESS SNEERS AT LEAGUE
What to do With Germany's Seized
Colonial Territories Now Being
Discussed by Supreme Council-
Views Not in Line with Wilson's
some of ihe unfortunate
have occurred at the 1
should have known i'.-
had he fullv ixcrciscd the
of his office cannot 1
- in ' it ion
Pari. Tuesday. Jan. 2S. The fu-
ture of the colonies taken from Ger-
many ha assumed a place as one
uf the most interesting of the imme-
diate liase of ihe nia ly-sided prob-
lems under consideration hv the su-
preme council of the peace emigre-.
Hearings are Wing given by the s'l-
I premc council to members ol tV
'conference and to colonial experts
j upon the disposition of the colonies.
The council at file same lime is
proceeding with the consideration of
the general policy which shall be
adopted hv the five great powers in
this matter. At present it appeal's
that these powers; through the su
preme council intend to dispo
He Says We Have "Engaged in a
Miserable Misadventure" and
"Must Suffer the Odium and In-
famy of Undeclared Warfare"
Deplores Ignoring of Open Di-
plomacy at Paris.
'We Germans Would Prefer Hon-
est Policy of Stand and Deliver to
Policy of Imperial Aggrandize-
ment" Says Vorwaerts With Hit
at "Ethical Phrases."
day before tin
tains ihe following
transmitted to Berlin
Washington Jan. J1'. Another
demand for immediate withdrawal
of American troops from Russia was
made m ihe senate today bv Sena-
tor Johnson of California republi-
can in an address vigorously criti-
cising the kiissi.in course of th.
United Slates and the allies. Mi'i-j guaranteeing tit
tai v activities :u l u-si.-t were de-1 juslments unless
and here re-
that he should be
responsible for tin
Mathews wiili their discussion
neglect of the home's inmate-
The house rcsolul'on bears the
name of Representatives Robert-
son. Woodard Smith of Bryan io-
niiue. Cummin Plait. Trimble and
11:11 of Ellis and ask for the ap-
pointment of a committee of ft c
:o make a thorough investigation of
he ill! Ii u'. ion.
Mathews on the Carpet.
For more than two hours S-.ui-ator
May field's health committee of
r.-: -enate considered the Rn ;el!
remain there as long as 24 hours at
Senator Mayfield secured his in-
formation direct through statements
of the inmates and while admitting
that some children possibly could
fabricate such tales it was improb-
able that so many could tell the
same stories and repeat ibetn so
nearly exactly as others had given
them to him. He said the children
tohl him they were threatened with
beatings and that some of them had
been beaten. Other he said were
! ( Continued on Page 8 1
ARE AT NORMAN TODAY HIGH SCHOOL AND DO
Oklahoma Citv. Ian. 2.
concluding its first forenoon session
which began at ') o'clock and closed
iust before noon the house to
gether with (iovcrnor Robertson
j Evidently the Ardmore Rotary
After; Club likes good food judging from
public instruction and I. A. White-
hurst president of the state hoard
of agriculture left at noon fur Nor-
man on it.s first junketing trip. The
remainder of the day was spent in
inspecting the state university.
Tomorrow ihe house will go to
Stillwater to inspect the Slale A. &
M. college and will not he in session
again until Fridav. The trip to Still-1
water will he. started at :.? a. m.
The senate which also received a
the avidity with which an almost
lull attendance fell to and devoured
the every excellent noonday lunch
R. prepared today by Miss Elinor Mc-
ofPheeters and her domestic science
clas at the high school. Even Super-
intendent Richards seemed to enjoy
the cooking. From the chicken gib-
let soup to the banana pudding1 the
Rntarians agreed the lunch was one
id the very best ever and it was
served by the good looking Ardmore
high school girls who cooked it.
This being McKiuley day. each
Rolarian wore a pink carnation and
for the time being everybody was
a McKiuley republican. Rotarian
the subject confident of the approval
of its decisions bv the conference
The hearings have progressed to
the stage where the existence of
views greatly at variance with those
set forth in President Wilson's 14
points have been disclosed. This
development has determined the
American delegates to remind the
other power of that fact and to
m-ir ill 'iilittil i.iii uf tin A ni.fii"in I it
plan at the very outset in order to
keep the rival claimants within the
bounds of fairness.
This plan which was discussed
Monday and is receiving immediate
further consideration looks to inter-
national control of the colonies
backward nationalities and tribes by
individual powers or by agents to
be known as "mandatories of ihe
league of nations. These agents are
to derive all their powers from the
league and to act entirely on the
line of policy indicated by that
The distribution of these guar-
dianships is to be made by the league
of nations; so it happens again as
in the case of many of the projects
of reform broached at the confer-
ence that its successful application
is wholly dependent upon the con-
summation of the league.
One argument against the
league's control of the colonies ad-
vanced hv the British colonial offi-
cials was that the "mandatories"
might feel themselves saddled with
enormous financial responsibilities
in an effort to develop their wards
and vet he subject lo criticism in the
event that th -y failed to bring them
nounced hv Senator Johnson ts
"wicked and useless" and "a crimi-
nal policy of inl i rv enl ;on." which
had helped hold the bol-heviki in
power while starving the Ru-dan
Declaring again that America ha
no policy in Russia. Senator John-
son added ;
"We have engaged in a miserable
misadventure stultifying our pro-
fessions (of friendship for the Rus-
sians') and setting at naught our
promises. We ' suffer the
odium and infamy of undeclared
"Bring home American soldiers."
translated from the (iernian :
"The United States would have a
feeling that it could not take part in
c European ad-
this guaranty in-
' eludes the permanent .surveillance
i of the world peace by the associated
j nations of the world."
I '1'lii s-n I pli i-- tnifel b-r with llle
reported decision of the supreme
council at Tuesday's session that
the (lerinan colonies must not Ik
given back to Germany has dis-
quieted some (iernian circles. The
Bourse!) Zeitung. for instance says:
"If President Wilson is correctly
reported he confesses openly that
TODAY SETS DATE OF
J. BARLEYCORN'S EXIT
Washington Jan. 29. Ratification of the prohibi-
tion amendment to the federal constitution was pro-
claimed formally today by Frank L. I'olk acting secretary
The proclamation is dated today but legal author-
ities of the department say that ratification was accom-
plished when the thirty-sixth state acted favorably on
Jan. lti and that under the terms of the amendment itself
prohibition became effective one year from that date.
The proclamation was signed by Mr. Polk at exactly
1 1 :20 o'clock in the presence of Senator Sheppard of
Texas author of the amendment resolution former Sec-
retary liryan. Representative Randall of California the
only prohibition party member of the house and officials
of the Anti-Saloon League of America the Womens'
i.u:..4! rr it t . i i
uiu iMian temperance union ana oilier anu-saioon homes.
Mr. Polk used several pens in affixing his signature
and presented them to Senator Sheppard Mr. Hryan Rep
resentative Randall and others.
"TO ALL TO WHOM THESE PRESENTS SHALL COME
Know ye. that the congress ot the I titled States at th
dav in I h'ccinhcr
lie too like I renuers Clemenceail
and Lloyd Cieorge does not desire
(Iermany in the future community
ol nnl iiiik -hi i imnl 'in-omr enioit
o uk- v.uiui iii.1 seuaio ivc- as . .; w;itcu.
nine our own oeinocracy. Kestore ...
free expression (h't American .1.
i iiiisuiess into normal channel. I .el '
I American life social and economic
The president cannot
it peope! in (iermany grad
ually begin to form the opinion thai
the hopes they placed in him are trC
lie l!s:i lilloint t'A "
peaking of the Paris agreement Ti.. ocjtist nevvsnnner Vor-1
Russian waerts ;M commenting on the re-1
for a meeting of
. the senator said :
arc wholly in the dark as to
contemplated when all par
ties meet on tin almost uncharted
island but we are becoming accus-
tomed to the open diplomacy which
in daily commniiiiiues. with few
words telling nothing sothes the
perturbed spirits of the democratic
peoples of the world."
Senator Johnson said hi1 would
not subscribe to the ntimcnt re-
cently expressed by Senator Lodge
in favor of ue of American troops
to aid in setting up and maintaining
independent countries in Europe.
"I would not shed the blood of
American boys in the internal dis-
turbance of I'tbonia Livonia etc.
he said. "I will not concede that if
is the duty of the republic to main-
tain order in a Jugo-Slav or Czeclio-
Discussing the league of nation
Senator Johnson said :
"If the president can return
with a league of nations which doe
port regarding the division of the
(iernian colonics among the allied
nations says :
''The league of nations is making
a lovely beginning! The decision nf
the western powers lo take the dcr-
niau colonies for themselves i born
of a spirit diametrically opposed to
that proclaimed by President Wil-
son. It appears more and more as
if it were the intention of the west-
ern imperialists to leave to Mr. Wil
son the merely musical and declaim-'
tory roles of the performance and1
to reserve to themselves the btisi-j
ness end of the show. We j
(iermans would prefer an honest I
policy of stand and deliver to a
policy of imperial aggrandizement I
adorned with ethical and oratorical j
phrases. But since America has nor
yet agreed to the pact we shall s
later whether America can do any-
thing except make speeches." i
incut bv the
not rehiHpusli our sovereignity and
Wilson himself felt I which in reality will be a preventive
to answer this argil-1 of future wars. I shall welcome most
statement that bv the I gladly and enthusiastically this great
suggestion trom the governoi to go V()11 W(Nc lrjiul0 !u
in a body to the .v.rman and mart vied president as a man ot most
water iiisututions and also to lhekill(lv ciK1-.u.or vw rje ycc
Oklahoma t oliege tor Women i s lllt f wlr in lsjs :m.l uas one of
Cluckasha failed to accept the nivi.tK. j.; u IU.V. rcw om.
tation and m lieu ol a general i;isf jc nor arrcsomc
junket has passed a resolution vylucli Rot:tr;an Dolman finished his pre-
will iiernnt subcommittees ot
appropriations committee to
the institutions from time to
during the session.
LATIN-AMERICA TO HAVE
COMMISSION AT PARIS
Paris. Tuesday. Jan. 28. The
delegates of lite South Central
nierican nations to the peace con-
ference decided at a meeting held
today to create a commission to
safeguard the interests of all these
nations before the conference with
delegates' especially assigned to
look after various subjects. Thus
Brazil will voice the feeling of Cen-
tral and South American nations a?
regards the league of nations Cuba
will pay especial attention to inter-
national labor legislation while
Uruguay will interest itself espec-
ially in internationalization of
ports waterways and railways.
Ardmore and Oklahoma: To-
night and Thursday fair little
change in temperature.
East Texas: Tonight and
Thursday partly cloudy prob-
ably unsettled on west coast lit-
tle change in temperature.
West Texas: Tonight and
Thursday probably fair slight-
ly warmer tonight in southwest
isentation. Iiclmhi at ast weeks
Vs1' ; luncheon of the situation with re-
'""'.jgard to calling a special city elec-
: tion to choose a board of freeholders
to write a new city charter lie said
that the city attorney has written
the attorney genera! for instruction
and thus the matter lies. It was Mr.
Dolman's opinion that another mass
meeting should be called on a fine
evening to get the people together
and show the present city govern-
ment thai Ardmore means business.
On motion of Rolarian Kirkpai-
rick at ihe suggestion ol
Barron who admitted being a re-
publican and proud of it. a commit-
tee of three "hidebound democrats"
is to be appointed to lake charge of
the matter to the cud that the im-
putation of playing republican poli-
tics cannot be lodged against the
Rotarian Krueger requested co-
operation in preparing for the com-
ing convention in Ardmore of the
association of shoe dealers in this
state and Secretary Barron also
mentioned that the U. T. C. conven-
tion is to be held here next spring
and that steps should be taken to
prepare for a considerable crowd.
American plan conti tuplated that accomplishment.
the mandatory power would be li- The senator suggested that the
able only for administrative ex- European nations some by secret
penscs; other expenditures would treaties which would be enforced
lie made only when authorized by I were likely to thwart the altruistic
the league unless the colony was purposes expressed by President
able to finance itself out of its own ' Wilson in his I t principles.
resources. While the plan lias not i ne nisi point ior open uipio-
macy. he declared had been largely
ignored while the second point re-
garding freedom of the seas "ha
been lost for a considerable period
now in historical mvstcrv and rest
in oblivion with the
progressed to a point where any at-
tempt has been made to assign par-
ticular nations to these guardian-
ships the matter has been the sub-
ject of special thought and consideration.
In the case of America it lias heen dreams of the Ahkound of Swat.'
proposed that owing to its large in- "The third fourth and fifth points
ibienee in Turkey through t''e num-; of the president on removal of eco-
Tli o official text uf the passage in
President Wilson's speech of Satur-
day alinded to in the foregoing a1-
transmitted from Paris Saturday
night reads as follows :
"It (the United Slates') would feel
that it could not take part in guar-
anteeing these I'.uropean settlements
unless that guarantee involved the
continuous superintendence of Uk-
peace of the world by the associated
nations of the world."
ve. uiai uie congress ol tne I u ei Ma Cs ai t ie seeoiii
sixty-filth congress begun at Washington on the third
in the vear One Thousand Nine Hundred and Sev
eiitein passed a resolution in the words and figures following; to-
w i: :
"'Joint resolution proposing an amendment to the eon-titution
of the United Slates:
"'Resolved by the senate and house of representatives of the
United States of America in congress assembled (two-thirds of each
bouse concurring therein) that the following amendment to the con-
stitution be and hereby is proposed to the states to become valid
as a part of the constitution when ratified by the legislatures of the
several states as provided by the constitution:
"'Section 1. After one year from the ratification of this article
the manufacture sale or transportation of intoxicating liquor within
the iniportantatioii thereof into or the exportation hereof from the
United States and all territory subject to the jurisdiction thereof for
beverage purposes is hereby prohibited.
"'Section 2. The congress and the several slates shall have con-
current power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.
"'Section 3. This article shall be inoperative unless it shall have
been ratified as an ainerdment to the constitution by the legislatures
of the several states as provided in the constitution within seven
years from the dale of the submission hereof io the state bv the
"And. further that it appear from official documents on file
in this department that the amendment lo the constitution of the
United Slates proposed as aforesaid has been ratified by be legisla-
tures of the states of Alabama Arizona. California. Colorado Dela-
ware Florida (leorgia Idaho Illinois Indiana. Kansas. Kentucky.
Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts. Michigan Minnesota.
Mississippi. Montana Nebraska New Hampshire North Carolina.
.North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon. South Dakita South Caro-
lina Texas Utah Virginia Washington West V irginia Wisconsin
"And further that the states whose legislatures have so ratified
the said proposed amendment constitute the three-fourths of the
whole number of states ie. the United States.
"Now therefore be it known that I Frank L. Polk acting sec-
retary of the slate of the United States by virtue and in pursuance
of section 205 of the revised statutes of the United Stales do hereby
certify that the amendment aforesaid has become valid lo all intents
and purposes as a part of the constitution of the United States.
"In testimony whereof. I have hereunto set my hand and caused
the seal of ihe department of state to be affixed.
"Hone at the city of Washington this 2'Hh day of January in the
y ear of our I. mil. one thousand nine hundred and nineteen.
"I Signed ) FRANK L. POLK.
RED CROSS NURSE TO
LECTURE AT CONVENTION
HALL THIS EVENING
crou graduate of Robrn eobege
land because of the conviction among
the Turk of the diin!rre:edne
I of America if it is called upon to
j assume such charge it might natnr-
'allv first take upon it self the guar-
- ' . .. i .. . t 'IV. -l - . : .. t -..
Secretary I "lausinp not ouiy oi inrKcy in r.u-
rope hut also a constoeraiiie por-
tion of Turkey's former provinces
Up to this moment the whole
project is subject to complete read-
justment. Nevertheless it is felt by
some of the delegates that if the
league of nations is assured on )
basis of freedom from discrimination
the great powers may be willing ti
abandon their plans for the com-
plete annexation of former Cieruian
colonies and separated sections of
late enemy states although opposi-
tion is expected from the colonial
governments to such a scheme.
barritr reduction of arnia-
Mr. Mabel Bird Warren an
unrealized American Red Cross nurse who had
several years' experience at the
front in France will deliver a lec-
ture on her work over there at Con-
uid impartial adjustment 'of ' vention hall this evening beginning
ai ":.v0. under the auspices of the
Rotary and Lions Clubs.
The lecture will be free to the
public. Secretary Lasher of the
Cuba Wants Prohibition Too
Havana Tuesday Jan. 2"'. Pro-
hibition of the manufacture sale
or consumption of alcoholic bev-
erages in Cuba as well as their
importation is provided by a bill
prepared ior introduction in the
lower house of congress. The
if passed hv congress would
come effective one year from
date of its passage.
2000 WACO BAPTISTS
HOLD ALL-DAY PRAYER
SERVICE AGAINST "FLU"
Waco Texas Jan. 2(. Two
thousand Baptists of this city
held an all day prayer service
today praying that "Providence
shall end the death toll front influenza.''
London Jan. 2'). Stating that
President W ilson made an import-
ant speech at Tuesday's meeting
of the supreme council of the peaci;
congress during the discussion of
the future of Germany's colonies
the Paris correspondent of the Mail
"President Wilson persists in his
desire to secure some form of in-
ternational control and the allies
(Continued on Page 5)
colonial claims he said apparent-
ly have been submerged in weightier
questions and can no longer agitate
the nvi t burdened minds of states-
men." Regarding territorial adjustments.
Senator Johnson said :
"The difficulty of the president in
interpreting his lieaee point
is that long ago Emgland France
and Italy reached their conclusions
and the president is up against the
contracts signed sealed and deliv-
ered and in the pockets of the al-
lies." If the president could cause these
secret treaties to be disregarded and
"compel the altruistic peace of which
he has so often spoken" said Sena-
tor Johnson "it would be the great-
est achievement of any statesman oi
Turning to Russia again. Senator
Johnson said the principle of self-
determination had "fallen by the
wayside." He .recalled questions
presented to the associated nations
last March by the soviet govern-
ment and refusal of the American
government for the allies to give an
answer i The United States gov-
ernment he asserted induced New
York socialists and anarchists lo
(Continued on page 5)
Lions tlub today received the tin
lowing telegram from Stipt. P. M.
Brickley oi the schools at Detroit.
Texas where Mrs Warren delivered
her led lire last night : .
"Mrs. Warren held audience en-
raptured in lecture here last night"
Mrs Warren is a well known
Chautauqua entertainer. The public
is invited earnestly to attend.
TEXAS RANGER GETS 3
YEARS FOR KILLING
Fort Worth Texas Jan. 2.
Berry Nails Texas ranger who
was tried for the killing of F.. Y.
Ruchburg a merchant of Ranger
was found guilty today and was
sentenced to three years' imprison-
ment. Richhurw was k'llcd Dec.
A resolution providing for inves-
tigation of the activities of the state
ranger forcer has been adopted by
the present legislature at Austin.
Nails testified that with another
ranger he was looking for a gamb-
ling game when Richburg was shot.
ENGLAND TO RETAIN
"TO FINISH THE JOB"
London Jan. 25. The pay ot
the soldiers of the British army
who will be retained until a
peace footing again is reached
probably will be-21 shillings a
week and food and lodgings
according to a statement made
by W. A. Appleton secretary of
the General Federation of
Trade Unions to the Pailv
The British cabinet at a spe-
cial meeting Tuesday decided
to retain 1000.000 of the mob-
ilized forces to "finish the
BLOW ARKANSAS BANK
Star City Ark. Jan. 20. Two
men blew open the vault door of
the Lincoln County Bank here at
1:30 a. in. today with nitroglycer-
ine but were frightened away by
residents who wero aroused by the
explosion and rushed to the bank
heavily armed. The men escaped
in a stolen automobile. Nothing of
value was taken. Officers believe
the robber were amateurs.
"Acting Secretary oi State."
BRINGS NEW INTEREST
TO WESTSI EIELD
By H. R. PUTNAM
Wichita Falls Texas Jan. 2I.
The Humble well on the llerndon
tract was turned too-e Sunday and
is estimated to be making 2000 bar-
rels daily. This well is one of th'
surprises oi the Burk field and '
make the west side look much bet-
ter. When the ml u.ts iir-t
struck no one expected more than
an average well and preparation
for completions were made very
leisurely. Other west side opera-
tions were dragging along with
very little attention; but now that
the Humble proves to be a gusher
there is a scramble on for west side
noiuings ana other tests are mov-
ing more rapidly.
The rains have made the roads
so muddy that it is practically im-
possible to move heavy machinery
anywhere in the fields and Burk-
buinett is in a sea of mud.
Iowa Park seems to be comirg
in for a lively share of oil interest.
The shallow production there i
holding up well and several loca-
tions for deep tests have recently
been made there.
The Humble Oil and Refining
Company has completed its pipe-
line from the Burk field and is now
pumping oil into the 55000 barrel
tank at Iowa Park.
Wichita Falls continues to be the
center of a whirligig of oil-mad
throngs and the crowd iliat fails
to get into hotel lobbies' r-r some
of the numerous brokeraz; ofticev
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Spaulding, H. G. Daily Ardmoreite (Ardmore, Okla.), Vol. 26, No. 110, Ed. 1 Thursday, January 30, 1919, newspaper, January 30, 1919; Ardmore, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc156677/m1/1/: accessed January 21, 2019), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.