Daily Ardmoreite (Ardmore, Okla.), Vol. 27, No. 223, Ed. 1 Sunday, June 27, 1920 Page: 1 of 18
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CREDENTIALS COMMITTEE REFUSES TO SEAT JIM REED!
to ilk Bssurlfc off ttk Oil Ksgnoim
ARDMORE OKLAHOMA SUNDAY JUNE 27 1920.
FULL LEASED WIRE ASSOCIATED PPwESS.
BRYAN'S ULTIMATUM TO NATIONAL DEMOCRACY
GO RE ROASTS PAPERS
III KINGSTON SPEECH;
DEMANDS FERRIS DEBATE
(Special to The Ardmoreite)
Kingston Oklo. June 28. Thomas
P. Gore spoke at the high school audi-
torium at Kingston this afternoon
addressing between 300 and 500 per-
sona In advancing his claims for re-
election to the United States senate.
Mr. Gore devoted a greater part
of his time in an effort to hold Scott
Ferris up to ridicule referring to
thn "orettv bov."
Ho grilled Walter Harrison man-
aging editor of the Daily Oklahoman
and his "editorial bunch" and paid
adverse compliments to the "editorial
bunch" of the Dolly Ardmorelte.
Core touched lightly upon his war
record saying that he voted against
tho Food Control ict which he claim-
ed cost Oklahoma farmers millions
of dollars and claimed that Ferris a a
a member of the lower house in tho
American congress voted against the
army pay Increase.
The speaker was introduced by a
local pinner who had previously billed
the speaking for a week In advance.
Seated upon the stage with the
speaker were "former" socialists "In-
oependents" or.d a few democrats.
Asked about the "little brown-eyed
women." the speaker said that Ferris
had been nbsmt from Washington
fur five months.
Core admitted during his disrours"
that he h.n favored the McLcmore
resolution which eliminated McLcmore
-..m Tovhh democracy and voted at
first against the draft.
lie said th:it he was at times ah-
pent from his seat In the United
Slates senate and that his absences
were brought about through being
foreed to make Chautauqua circuits
to rn'.se the mcney required to pay off
debt:? Incurred in a lawsuit.
He said that he would never vote
fat a..lfv.' nf natlrnn whirli wou'd
draft American soldiers to fipht for-
eign battles but that he would vote
for a league which gavo the United
States equal voting power with Great
.Many republicans from Madill in-
cluding V. V.. Kennemer who was
wi.e of the Oklahoma delegates to the
national republican convention at Chi-
cago and who Is recognized as tho
republican leader of this section at-
tended lb speaking and applauded
il. .nnntnr .-illusions tO UlO "little
brown-eyed womnn" and laughed when
the fjienker ridiculed Scott Ferris.
Scott Ferris' supporters are well
tv-iih his prospects here and
will sween this section
iint... lulled :i challenge from the
platform to meet Ferris in joint de
bate in this city r-etore mo pimnuy
rutina Ilarrv Krohn Akron Ohio
l.11lewelttht. out pointed George
.(Knockout) Brown of Chicago In 10
rounds sport writers decided.
Prominent Men of Ardmorc
Oklahoma City June 26. Shortage
of cars and stringency of the money
market will force the speculator out
of Oklahoma's wheat crop this year
according to Eugene P. Gum sec-
retary of the Oklahoma Bankers' asso-
elation. He said today the speculator-
had expected a big year because or
withdrawal of the government from
That 20.000000 bushels .of wheat
will be sold In the state within the
next 60 days providing there is a mar.
ket was the belief expressed by Mr.
Gum. He said the grain would come
from farmers having no storage facil-
ities or who are forced to sell be-
cause of financial obligations.
In addition to the 8000 cars prom-
ised the state by the interstate com-
merce commission the bankers as
sociation Is trying to get 4000 more
Mr. Gum asserted.
The situation will be discuseed
Monday at a conference between Mr.
Oum and P. C. Dings of Ardmore
president of the association.
.1&---iiu Oi ;'.. -
Efforts are being made by Eugene
P. Gum secretary of the Oklahoma
Bankers association to secure a sur
V lent number of Oklahoma bankers
to attend tho convention of the
American Bankers association at
Washington October 13 to make up
a special train of eight cars. Letters
were being mailed today to every
banker In the state association In re-
gard to the trip. The special train
would carry 150 bankers to the nation-
al convention 1
GREEKS AND TURKS
EXCHANGE SHOTS IN
SMALL BATTLE IN EAST
ALLIED NATIONS ASK WILSON
TO CALL LKA'il'K (IK NATION'S
IN FIRST MKETINU AT ONCE
L. D. NELMS
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preSKicnt 01 ine Ariiinuit- auiu a--ici ivrauuauuii
The SSiaugluer flioiur company a ine ag'.Micy lor ine laxweu una
Wushint'ton Juno 26. President
Wilson has been asked by the al
lied nations to Issue a call for
the first meeting of the assembly
uf the league of nations. Suite
department officials said today that
li e call could nut be made immedi-
ately us the time and place for the
meeting hud not yet been agreed
upon by the allies. Soma favor
Geneva ns the meeting place while
ethers desire the meeting hold at
Bmvrna. Asia Minor. Juno 2H-
Creek forces engaged In tho offensive
rriiut ihi. Turkish nationalists In
Aslo Minor aro advancing in four di
rections and have taken a number
..f inu-ni iieeorillnir to an ofnciul com
munique from Greek headquarters
under Thursday's date.
rnnfirmatlon of the recently report
annihilation of tha Thirteenth
Turkish army corps has been receiv
The official Ftatement reads: "Our
troops.' advancing In Mur directions
w.. (nlron Soma. Direkivi. MendoU
hrm finl Olviushr Kiosk despite the
strong resistance of the enemy who
fell back in disorder. Three pieces
of heavy artillery numerous machine
onmo rifles a ten-car irnin
numerous passengers and tho 10.th
regiments flag fell into -our hands.
Tkr inches wero only one captain
killed and 10 other officers wounded
on LiilPil and 1U0 WOUll'icu
The enemy looses were cnnsidnrable
Fifty bodies wero found on ine rem
mental front. Our tntantry uispiayt
f ..i. ..inxi.iiai.M In the recion of tne
Theodosia and the annihilation of
thi' 13th Turkish army corps ar con
firmed in advices received hero toduy
Pnne at Port
r)i-t ArthLr. Texas. June 26. Kob
ert K. Liitimer. port collector hero to
.1... u.iwt 40 cases of liquor on ooar
inn. American and the oil
hni-ce Tamnleo. The haul was made
at Port Nueches on the Nueehcs river
The boats aro from Mexican ports.
AS NEW CANDIDATES
NTER POLITICAL RACE
FALSE IN ONE THING FALSE IN ALL!
. i!.. u t v.afnviVal novioila for which he has
orgeuuig mi wic ' I""" - in 4Vp United
noted. Tom uore ine man wu v". :
S ates X e docs not bear the searching ray. of American
. .. .11 iU.l TVo A ril TYlAVPli O 19 51 liar.
PamMr Gor 1 Sys" hat The"dmireite a "ot
mi. uuie Amprionn Patr ots to subscribe
make ppeetnea ojJv-annB i ...-.- -- - vi
to the Liberty Loans. He says that he spoke in New ork
to me :mT1iipa that hia Datriotic senti-
isusiuu iunaa onoorViPa paused nu ions of dollaiiJ
S be subscribed to help the cause of justice of right of
humanity. . Oklahoma
and appeal to the people of this state in support of the
uuu mooaiirpa when the stintr of dis-
Afiminisirutiuii u . . .v . .
JrtLce was felt by every loyal American citizen of Oklahoma
with the passing out upon the telegraphic wires of news
itories of the arrests of disloyalists from the ranks of those
to whom patriotism did not appeathe draft dodgers Gore
would have protected and kept at home while Loyal Amen-
cans VOUNTEERED and went "over there" as "boys with
i ill 9
We ask Mr.-Gore if he was not in the Chamber of tho
.. . j ei.i. cmtnto 1R lttirmrpa Vipforp. thn senators were
1 nitea Dlateo ociion; w -
called upon to vote on the declaration of war between the
United States and Germany?
fe ask Mr..Gore if his vote was recorded m this meas-
ure as voting with the Loyal Americans? .
We ask him if opposed to the war ns a "conscientious
objector" he had the courage of his convictions and voted
"NO"? ' '
We ask him if the records of the senate upon this occa-
sion do not ahow him "absent and not voting"?
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Administration Scores Knockout When Credentials
Committee Refuses to Seet Read as Delegate in the
National Democratic Convention; Missourian Loaded
Springs Technicality Holding "Proxy" of Alternate
Frnm Fifth (Kansas City) District; Delegates Milling
With Little Prospect of Early Choice When Convention
Assembles Monday; Three-Way Combine Against Wilson's
Policies Brought to Light With Bryan as its Leader
Kansas City June 2C James T.
Hmdsliaw alternale to Senator
James A. Reed as delegate from
the Fifth Missouri district to the
democratic national convention
announced hero tonight that he
I ad voluntarily turned over his
proxy to Senator Kceil and that
the latter was empowered to act
for him in all matters pertaining
to the business of the convention.
Mr. Bradshaw said he gave tho
proxy to Senator Used just before
the senator left for San Francisco
and also as forecast before tho conven
tion. Senator Keed in tho senate Join-
ed the republican "lrreconcilablcs" in
onnofiinar the treaty while Senator
Walsh voted for ratification with the
T.otlire reservations. Both made sev
eral speeches vigorously criticising the
league plank while Mr. Bryan nas
snnken for ratification with the ma
jority reservations to avoid tho treaty
becoming a campaign Issue.
in view of his close connection with
the president was regarded by some
committeemen as reflecting White
There was no discussion of th
Georgia contest prior to the takiug of
Friends of Senator Reed announced
that thev will take his case to the
credentials committee. In the mean-
W.W. JETER IS NAMED
VICE PRESIDENT OF
L rf .- i
yfl h ?W AfS-i
h iiA A V'-"' .
Administration leaders won a sweep-
Ins victory In the democratic national
committee today when that body rec-
ognized the Palmer delegates In tho
Oconrla conteet and refused to Rive
Senator James A. need of Missouri
bitter opponent of the league of na-
tions a seat. A vote to keep Reed
out was 34 to 12 and came after a
Ions public hearing and an hour and
hall of discussion behind cioseu
Thn t-nta tn sent the Palmer dele
gates from Georgia was unanimous
.11 vntM hrlnir recorded in their iavor
n-itti fnwr rnmmittoemen absent The
action of the committee in the Georgia
rvmfpat enrrics with It tho re-election
of Clark Howell as a member of the
national committee his delegates hav
inir spiortcd him when they were
Vote nr States
T.n vntn hv states on tho rejection
nf ssnntor Reed's claim to a seat
California Delaware Illinois Indi
New Jrrsey New Turk North
Dakota Ohio 12.
Alabama. Arizona. Colorado Con'
nccticutt Florida Ueorgia Idaho lian
Things ixilitlcal have been picking
up in the past few weeks and the
candidates have been as 1 busy as
beavers getting themselves before the
public making speeches and passing
out literature extolling their virtues.
and their eminent fitness for the of-
fice to which tliey aspire. '
The sheriffs race has furnished tho
most food for thought during the pas:
few days for reason that two mora
names have been added to the list.
The two latest to announce are T.
Gilliam of Wilson and J. Holmes
Akers of this city who are out with
tho intention of winning ovt-r Bui'k
Garrett nd KA Terry who coinprisa
the remainder of the qyartet.
Joo Tavlor. commit fjiu r from tho
third district lias t luther candidate
after his place among the offirlm
family of Carter county Sam Mc
Laughlin who resides southwest of
tho citv having filed with tho county
election board and his announcement
may bo looked for the. coming week.
Next Friday night the whole works
will break loose at AVilson every ono
of the gang will be given an oppuriun.
ity to introduce him or herself to tha
It is eXDected the preliminary at
traction will he some "big wig" who
will turn loose some of the Patrick
Henry stuff to pave the way tor thi
smaller fry to come trailing along
afterwards. However it has been an
nounced that no spellbinder will ba
given over five minutes In which to
rid his chest uf all surplus Ideas a .1.1
any ono who has tried to make a
five-minute talk realizes at once that
the sneaker will have to skim lightly
over the constitution of the United
States In order to get any of his rea'
Ideas before the "dear pee-pul.
Kveryone is invited to go to Wil
son Kridav night and take a first
hand slant al some of the candidates
for public office. If one is possessed
of a Nonso of humor ho will be re.
mild for the till' provided the e e-
ments keep hands off and do not
cause the heavens to weep as they rill
on the assemblage at Newport Juno
W. 'W. Jeter wh0 has been activo
vice president of tho Exchange Na-
tional Bank since April 15 1319 has
resigned to accept the vice presidency
of the State National Bank and will
enter upon tho discharge of his duties
Coining- to Ardmore from Eoswell
where he hiul been engaged in tho
banking business 11 years Mr Jeter
has rapidly gained recognition as u
banker of exceptional ability and ono
thoroughly familiar with financial af-
fairs und conditions.
tn Knenkini- of the nresent finjinntll
condition Mr. Jeter expressed his
optimism stating that in his opinion
the cre.st has been reached and safely
passed in tne nnanclal crisis nnu
tluit he lnokefl for llw. nnrmnl nriii
healthy growth in the commercial
He recently was In conference with
II. A. MeKinnev of Dnrant. who is
Interested in a strlnir nf hunks and a
member of the board of directors of
the Federal Reserve Bank of Ihillas
Texas who confirmed this belief
based upon conditions in Washington
where he visited a short tlmo ago.
"The whole purpose of the temporary
tightening of monry was to curb dan
gerous speculation he said "ami the
remedy the Federal Reserve Banks
Inaugurated has brought about the
Mr. Jeter takes an active interest
In civic affairs lie is a member .if
the executive council of the Boy
Scouts and secretary of the Klwanis
T.'iillowinir bis reslc-n.'ition from tho
Exchange National June 15 he Joined
u group or prominent business men
of Durant on a 10 day's camping trip
on the Klnmlrhl mountains.
The man whoso administration will
he endorsed by the national democracy
which assembles at San t rancisco
Mexico Citv. The newspaper El
Deinoernla stated nil political parties
had agreed upon tho presidential can
didacy of Qeiieral Alvaro Obregon.
Oklahoma.. Sunday nnd Monday
rRor ixsioNALs wn.i. (iiask
THE ItUtllKK 111.1- AtKOsS
THE HAZAKI'OIS GKi'.UN
Maximum yesterday 80 degree
Minimum yesterday 70 degreen.
Oklahoma City. June 2tl. Twelve
professional golfers of the southwest
10 from Oklahoma one from Missouri.
and one from Arkansas will compete
In the professional mntcii over a
holo course at the Oklahoma City
Golf nnd Country Club grounds Sun-
day morning It was announced today.
A $200 purse has been hung up by
Oklahoma entiles were from Tulsa
Muskocee. Miami. Okmulgee Ardmore.
Baitlesvllle. and smaller towns. Tho
course which Is in excellent shape
hocnune of recent mlns. was a busy
place this mornlnc with the partici-
pants In tomorrow's match at prac-
tice. The professional match will ba
followed tho first of the week by an
umuteur invitation meet.
To Spend Summer In Colorado
Mrs. Frank Little of this city nnd
Mr. Fred Herndon of Madill and a
parly of others will leave hem today
for Colorado. Mrs. Herndon expect
t0 bo gone a month and Mrs. Little
has turned her house over to Mrs. .
(.' Wurren and will probably remain
In the mountain im.te aevrat months.
and said that lie did so "because
lie thought the highest interests
of the p;irty harmony demanded
Mr. r.radshaw declared business
matters prevented him from at-
tending the convention in iierson.
Senator Iteed said lie "certain-
ly" would carry his light for a
seat to the credential committee
at least. I'ntil after conference
wilh .Missouri members Heed said
lie could net discuss further re-
cedure should the credentials body
mlopl the national committee's
San Francisco. June 26. Plans for
mimiuliiir Mir. niliiiii'.istrat ion treat
mid leauiin of nations planli were for
mulated at an hour's ronforince to-
ii -lil between V. J. Bryan of Ne
hr:isk:i and Senator Vnlsi of Massa
chusetts and Senator Ree!. nf ns
sn.irl. Their first effort. Scmilor
Is tn In' made ill the
resolutions committee offiriiiff sulisti
ii:ie fer t ie administration pianu.
"If defeated ill the resolutions rom
ntt.e " Krn.-itnr Wa sh said. H
illumed to iiresent U minority repiM
to the convention. The major concern
of those in the movement" the Mas
sachusetts senator added "U to pre
vent rnniiiiiliiient of I he party to un
reserved ratification of the leasur
"We diseiissed several platform
planks piincipilly the treaty and the
i..Tie " said Senator "aisti. i or uu
...i.r.i.iir.i:ii ti-euiv nliiidi. il is
reiiv well acrced that we shall of
fer several substitutes possibly three
... f....r t 11 o iredentials committee.
Thev Inve not been drafted but our
r....ril iiiirnose is to oppose commit
ting the party to unreserved ratifica-
tion ol the present covenant."
If the substitute planks should be
rejected. Senator Wulsh said the nevt
movement would be for presentation
of the Issue to the convention itself.
Senator K-'cd declined to discuss the
The three lenders who met in Mr.
Bryan's rooms havo lscn regarded
as the principal opponents of Presi-
dent Wilson's course In the senate
H. S. CUMMINGS
-' i I iS-'fvA 1
W. G. McADOO
I ys I
The man whom Texas and other;
.Inlnimtiimfi nrn trvlmr to- force into
accepting the democratic nomination
for the presidency.
Homer S. Cummlngs chairman of
the Democratic imUotml committee
:-hosen as temporary chulrnmn of the
Democratic national convention.
time his seat will be held by Jaraos
T Bradshaw alternate.
Tho Georgia contest will also go to
the credentials committee it was al-
leged by W. J. Vcren member of
the deposed group of delegates and
who was to bo tho next national com-
mitteeman from Georgia if the HoKo
Smith-Tom Watson delegates naa won.
As the rival forces at tho democratio
national convention move In posi-
tion for tho opening Monday there
Is apparently Jio more definite align-
ment of strength for candidates then
there haa been since the delegates
began to assemble.
W. J. Bryan epitomized the situatl m
today In language with which most
observers seemed to agree.
"There will be a lot of tickets pu'. up
and put down before this convention
nominates one" he said.
Tho closing' hours of thn pre-con
vention period nre much the same as
characterized the last minutes' pro
ceedings of tho republican convention.
There is a marked similarity in many
Seven hundred fifty-six of the 8M-
delegates aro unlnstructed. Their per-
sonal preferences cannot be assembl -U
in composite review. It seems ne"'
tain some ballotlns on the conven-
tion floor will be necessary to d'-i-close
the lines of strength and weaii
ness clear the ground of favorl:
eons and complimentary votes anl
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your ad for you.
sas. Maine Maryland Massachusetts
Michigan Mississippi Missouri Mon-
tana New Hampshire New Mexico
North Carolina Oregon Pennsylvania
Rhode Island South Carolina South
Dakota Tennessee Tcxom Utah Ver-
mont Virginia Washington Wyom-
ing Alnksa Hawaii Philippines Porto
Frank Quinn who held the proxy
of F. B. Lynch of Minnesota refrain-
ed from voting because he expected
to be a member of the credentials
committee and would have to pass on
the action of tho national committee.
.Arkansas Louisiana Oklahoma
West Virginia Wisconsin and Dis-
trict of Columbia were not recorded
Before the vote was taken Commit-
teemen Moore Ohio; Saulsbury Dela-
ware; Mullen Nebraska and Dock-
Weller California spoke In favor of
Senator Glass Virginia mado the
principal speech against Reed and
was supported by Committeemen
Quinn Rhodo Island; Jones New
Mexico nn.l Tltlow Washington.
N. K. Mack of New York in voting
for Reed gAve his reasons and John
W. Coughlin Massachusetts explained
his vote ngnlnst.
Heed's Record the Issue
Thn muiorltv of the sneakers con
fined themselves to records In the
iWtl case and the league of nations
did not enter much Into the discussion
according to some committeemen. Sen-ator-
Glass showed much feeling In
his speech asalnst Senator Heed and
JAMES M. COX
The man from Ohio who can carrj
the Buckeye state against utand-pat
Harding and the old line republicans.
His nomination means Ohio WIU b
safely democratic while Indiana Till
nols and Iowa fall int0 line wun tn
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