Daily Ardmoreite (Ardmore, Okla.), Vol. 28, No. 81, Ed. 1 Sunday, January 16, 1921 Page: 1 of 16
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A Deep Sand in the Fox Field Uncovers a New Wealth for Ardmore Oil District
IMDUSTEY THiElFT PEOGEESS
ARDMORE OKLAHOMA SUNDAY JANUARV;uc.
FULL LEASED WIRE ASSOCIATED PRESS.
P.itfypn Committee Co -oDeratinff With County Commissioners an
of Commerce Favor Heavy-Traffic Highway From Ardmore to Healdton
CHARGING PARTY NQN FEALTY. IISIHCERIH OF
PURPOSE AND DESIRE 10 BREAK - INTO PUBLIC
PRINT SENATOR NICHOLS PREFERED CHARGES
AGIST SENATOR WALLACE SATURDAY
Navy Officers Whoso Runaway Balloon Landed in
Canadian Wilds and Those Who Worried About Them
Doings at Legislature of
Small Moment; House Is
Proceeding Slowly With
ABOLITION OF STATE
WEST OF ANADAKKO ASKS ELI-
MINATION OF OFFICE WITH
DIRECT PAYMENT OF AUTO
TAX TO COUNTIES.
TALKS OF C.OOD OLD DAYS
OF FRAdRANT MINT AM)
Washington .Tan. 1.". An inci-
dent "of the good old days" was
roovllfO by Miss Allen Robertson
representative-elect from Oklahoma.
During a tilk w'th newspaper men
at the ca'pitol prohibition came up.
"Things nre quite different now"
said Miss Robertson. "When my
groat grandfather was ordained for
Uhe ministry such a bs crowd
Bothered' for the ceremony !hat lie
had to open three ltfinrla of whiskey."
Oklahoma- City Jan. 13. While the
dropping of bombs according to au-
thenticated history ended with the
ii;!iin. cf lhi armistice insofar f
) World War was concerned the
.'iniut;?p seems to have had noth!n?
r.-. iln ulth tlm Oklahoma sciiat'1. H3 i
ki; evidenced shortly nflci the nouii
hour on Friday of thin week.
According to the. bept available tn-
f..nna.tlin everything was seemingly
ruiint n.i.l mmerficliillv peaceful In
un l about the senate
'irs of the higher
repletion hud drank
bianch of the
hint luni.'hed to
their glnsses of
loo water hud picked tlu-ir teem nuu
lighted their cigars nnd were so far
as outside appearance were concern-
ed nt peace with all the world.
Senator Carlock of Ardmore. had
lust lighted a fresh San Felice
thrown the match awny nnd combined
business with pleasure through biting
nff n wind-size hunk of plug chew-
Irt-r tl1rn tti.iintor Druuchnn of
I'm vis. was razing retrospectively
across the fields of drlvm snow which
'ie to the e.ist end west to the north
:it. I south of the capltol building.
Senior Ditirmon was talking to a
n.pstitm nt of the smallpox situation
in Cindy count). R' rtator Luth. r
T'iinison' w:i. cogitating in a ibep.
i r. iuti stn lv oDoi lb.' ultimate results
c.r a vitriolic editorial he had in
'...i..tr r llolli.wn.' was flouring
t'.io time-the Frisco wooll move nil
a machine shops to Hugo. Sena-
tor Mcl'herroti was dr aining beau-
tiful day dreams of the entlv coming
.t the day when Purant would become
ti queer city .f Southern Oklahoma.
Senator IHH was mentally estimating
t'-.e maximum possibility i.f nppro-
1 rlntlotis fur t..e state Institution nt
McAlest.r. Sciator LU'.ard was ro-
v.ewti.c. !n the back part of his think-
ing apparatus a yet undelivered
speech which would tell of the pn.it
grandeur the present greatness nnd
the future possibilities of Oklahoma
ritv. Other senators were busy wond-
nrli.ir wlmt the Republican house Of j
rcprcs.mtntlvcs hud In contemplation
while Senator doloblo Republican
floor leader looked as though ho
could tell them but wouldn't.
The presiding officer of the sennto
had culled the body to order and
looked as though he felt sorry tor
the net. Clerks and pages nodded
over their work. The sergeant at
arms and his nsslstnr.tP stood at at-
tention. In a half-hearted way while
I ho doorkeepers slept at the switch
and the meant rad.tite.rs thumped and
groaned nnd prowled nnd complained
nVwt the cold weather.
And then Swish blng bang boom.
1U a thunderclap from a clear sky.
M;e n.e- meteoric wanderer or tnt-
heavens dropped from the cthcrlft
Ui'o to earth without a prewarnlng.
ean;c te xploslon.
Without a moments Intimation of
It .4 eoi i'pg without a tn-cQtul's advance
infoiruitton without a chance at pre-
paredness without even nn electrical
mutieritlg to show that the air was
surcharged -vith possibilities the
bomb dropped from the. mouth of
tl.e gun when Senator Clark NlehoK
of Kufatila Mcintosh county pulled
P.reaktmr 1'ito Vho easy siesta which
n.r.nien.il to tnirulf the senate. Sen
...r Nichols slowlv nrose from
real. Untoklc:! ins lull lennni. -his
hanii In (he general direction of
the chair and Mid
"Mr. IWdent I wish to Introduce-
The white Indirect lights of the neni
nt. Phnmbcp still held their energy
drnylna rhnrni. Senators dl.l
want to b hurried Into oratory
(Continued on Tobo Five)
THE MCH. TARIFF
3F FARMERS IS PASSED
Mm-F.lt BRANCH OV CONGRESS
ACT TO HELP FARMER; SEN
ATE COMMITTEE REPORTS
Washington Jan. 1.". Tho For.lncy
emergency tariff bill broadened to
Include practically all farm products
Instead of the limited number In the
tneasur as it passed the house. va
approved today by the senato fin-
ance committee which voled to report-
it to the senate Monday.
Seven amendments wero ' added to
the bills In today's session making a
nf ten which have been tacked
on by the committee. Some provis-
ions of tho original bill however were
removed and rates on the major pr
ducts carried by the houso bill wer
Opponents of the bill in the com
mlttee fotned with the authors of.
amendments nnd. forced the accept-
ance of most of them despite opto:-!-
ml"J tlon from the bill's defenders. There
upon n.na ni record vote.
It was said that ttie jjcmocniiH "
the committee with the exception of
Senators Nugent of Idaho and Jones
of New Mexico stood ftgaiimt report-
ing the bill.
One . the amendments agreed to
.oat...-.fv that niacin? a duty on
Certain dairy products was. changed
fvw n hleher rate being accepted.
Amendments accepted today Includ
V - - - .-n.wiw r----rr-- Tr" I
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. u '" iJ nr M-U pi
: - .... . iyX-?:.;;:
WITH DEATH AT
CAR HURTLES A
Bandit With Long Criminal
Record Passes Into Land
of Unknown Mystery;
DALLAS POST OFFICE
ON PART OF THOSE
INTERESTED IN A
THE OIL FIELDS
Arguments Pro and Con on
Que tion of Material; One
Wants Gravel the Other
I'OIJCE OF TWO CITIES fiKARCH
JOIt "MASTER MIND' TIIOIGHT
TO RE (iUDINfJ ELEMENT
IN RECENT CRIME WAVE.
PROBABILITY THAT A
ROUTE WILL BE BUILT
AT ANY RATE HAD BUNCH 01
Mill AT RAYOl WILL BE
CARED FOR REHIRE SNOW
FLIES NEXT WINTER
Sugar lr hundred pounda
dm n.tnil nrtce reached ten cents
Frozen mean of all kind two cenH
a round all other meats. 27 r?r cent
Apple 2ft ct-nts a box.
Cherries f"iir ceptn n pound.
Tolmeeo Sumatra wrappers and fil
l. rs S.'.Sj rr pound; stemmed Suma
ti r.n ner nound.
. Ti ...... .....I lieee. 9lld their SUl-
Diii in ...... . -
utitut.. ei.'ht cents a pound. Instead
of stx cents provided In nn amend
ment accepted yesterday.
ni. i it. .r lnnir Ftatde cotton
L- inl Hw. t.irt'f Will be effective
MM Wlin" ' -
I was rehired from 13-5 inencs i.i
1-S Inches the duly remaining at
I . v- t.'issed
seven cents a pouuj ii "
Cntilo nnd sheep b bo mcd ror
breeding purposes were exempted
from dutv on lmtvn-U nniraun
..trf ..t n..tilS II Pound U'VllN
VAon to he ued m tiianuf ictur
canned goods wan rxecpted
the house bill.
Memlx-r of the committee how-ver.
said they undendood It was the lan
if some senators to re-Introduce their
nmendm.nts when the measure wns
talo n up in the senate.
Vn 1 Lieut Louis A. Kloor Jr.. pilot. No. 2. Hitherto unpublished pho.ograph of Lieut. Stephen A. Farrell.
his w"f'o and children. No. 3. Miss Alexandra Flowerton of New York. Lieutenant Kloor s fiancee to whom -he
ins who nuu uiiiumi. " ... i.ii .i tin turn fithep nnvnl lieutenants In tho runaway bill loon
t-rnln .1 thrillilll? fu'COUIH OI me. experieuea V4 iiininri - - - - . - 4 .
which landed them four Uuys irom numan iiaoiiaiiou m n " ' " -
Mrs. Walter lllnton.
II BRITISH DIPLOMftT FIRST
MEASURE IS ' RIDDLED BY ENTERTMNS POSITIVE MEN
SNYDER OF NEW OF.K Kr.nu
L1CAN STRIKES OCT NIMER-
01 S SECTIONS OF POINTS
miim ACT REPEALS
Oklahoma: Suaday rart cloudy;
cooler In wrst portion; Monday
probably (air much colder.
Mtxlmum Saturday IS degrpes.
Minimum Bnturday II decree.
PR! PROHIBITION LAIN
n..ee. Okh.. Jm. Ji.-Accordln
to on opinion rxpres-l t-nlay by Judce
David Pycf nf tn. Lou;s wim is i'ij-
ildln over r"icrai conn u-rv-. .....
ni..nn.i n.v us-ndIi uil previous..
fldopled liquor laws. inC.jdln all of
the nne'ent and stringent lnn lel
congress for !lie protection of
In-llnn In OLbihonil.
riovernmelit tiroseeutoi'S tire prcatly
suriirlsed at the declsl m. They say
ilm Volstead net carries such mlnU
nennl les nhat Ihnntr law viola
tors are enroiirajted in their traffe
Charles Miller Fn lcd Hihles district
nttorney for eastrrn Ok'ahotm nn
that be would continue to
Indict liquor violators tinier ihe ell
hmvUIlik nnd that he rxie.Mel tat
Judire R ilwrt U Williams regular 1 r.'
J'.1ln Iti'rr" of IH enniern viisir.ci
VTOUld kUbl.Ull ll Kl.UlJ.
W'unhlnQton Jan. lj. DissalLsfac-
tlon broke Iwse In the house today
during consideration of tho annual
Indian appropriation bill over what
vas described as tho concentration
nin Hie hands of one committee of
authority tu direct nil appropriation
The Indian appropriation bill wns
riddled section after . H-tlon being
stricken out on points .f order by
Representative Snydre. ItepublUnn of
New York chalrmnn of the Indian af-
fairs committee which until this year
has annually f mined the bill.
A suu-coinmf teu of tho nt'piT;irlJ-
tlnns committee Representative Sny-
der conlended hud xceeded lis nil-
thortty In recommeiidiiiR nppripria
ti.ms not authotl.ed by cxlstin laws.
He chanced that the aub-commilteo
had attempted l' ll.Jeet new IcRlsla.
i..n Into the hill which he added.
should contain mOml exept out
and out appropriation.
Representative Mondell. the Repul
llean leader hainpioninit the cause
of Chnlrmim F.lston. of the sub-committee
aitaiked Mr. Hnydi-r's meth-
ods and cbari-1 that he was l-nd-inn
n "Pet mortrn rinhl on the bud-
Ret." The M.w.r to draw up all ae
propr-.ntluns Mil. Mr. M in.l.ll said.
Was RlVen to ('tie (Diliniim'" in we-
lllterestS it I'liillutilV H"l efficiency.
With the rxpeetatlmi that the bud t
bill passed by the last esoli but
vetoed by the -resident will t-coir.o
law. - . . .
M-mlM-rs of the house who vnicj
for the bu.liret." the KcpUMtpan lean-
er deilu-d. "nte now riglttmu It In
an Indirect way."
lUirltlR the di bale whiili ix-comes
nerliiifilili.ilS it WIS CliarReil .y ail-
vocates of the IWV
ou-y T cnainnen
Hit Ir power t
Dallas Texas Jan. 15. The report-
ed recovery of nearly u nuait.i-r oC
a mlllivn dollars In liberty bonds and
currency and the tnisjlo dvtih of one
of the bandits were the nutstamlins
fea'ures early toninl In tho 1'oliee
InvestliMtlon into last nhjlf.'s s-nsa-t'onal
robbery of n sub-postoffic sta-
tion here. The tot'..l ninount of l""l
taken by the six roiibers was nm
known and four of the band renuiincu
at llber'.y. F.nrly tM.llce estimates
tilaeeit the sum nt about $;S(00.
W. S. Scrivener on" of the nann
vho wis Injured when the "bandit car
overturned on a road w".r Fort U'or; 1
ihrni. V.iuirs lifter the robbery Wa.l C '111 -
milled b'l officers to a cache ciirht
miles noC h of For! Worth today. Jlo
cached $-'00 in Llb?rly bonds nil
J'S.UQO In currency was found ' n two
l-KlBterel 1 4.11 il sacks nccordlnK ic
1 cal police srrivei.ci. who was p fu-
el undernev.! the -'ricked automv
biic wis ariYfted iy Fort Biwi T-
ficers nnd hrouKht here early today.
Pebs-equently he mado a complete cun-
romnienriiiR; in a manner wliiel
pive all sluns that It would resul
In the building nf a road starting no
where and poiii- nmvhere. of no con
Htruetion but which
ed down to Ihe point
decision wiih reached
faction of all present
to tbe satis
THINKS POSSIBLE I'N'lON WITH
GERMANY WOILD BE BOTH
ILL ADVISED AND NON-
Paris J -in. 15. Sir William Good.
ItritLdi member of tlm Austrtin c-.
tion of tho reparation dnmuieo ni "
luncheon in Ilia honor nt tho Ren-
ft lftannn eliib. todav. KPcko freely tn
he fluatlon in Austria.
Three eventualities mint b'i con-
sidered as ft consequence of tho !ros-
poctlve collapse of Am-trla" S;r Wil-
liam Mid In fir:. "They are: First
an attempt on the. part of the Aus-
trian Drovlnrrs amons lhw ndJulnlnB
states not excluding Cn nnany.
third a communist or
rein cf terror.
"It has been stated that befure K'v-
in'if "up In despair the AiiJitri in cov-
emmelit Will n-quest the council of
the buirue of nations under Article
Srt (f 1ie Jtnvtty of Versailles to Kr-
inlt a union with ('.ennany. My f ;in-
ion however is 4lllil liertnaliy can-
not feed the whole of Austrin; but
nt.-irt from thnt ciilestln'n. It is t i me
RESOLITION AFTIIORIZES PRES-
IDENT WILSON TO INVITE DEL-
EGATES TO INTERNATIONAL
f. ion. pol co said ImpIti-atmR a
maw'.rr mind" behind the robbery.
Ahosn nrrest detectives paid will
cause a sensation.
Pal Murphy nllas Rufus demons
alias W. W. M;i.;hows. unoUwr mem-
ber of til" outlaw band was Instantly
killed when the "banlit car" turned
turtle near For.' Worth. Aceoijjinir to
the tillered confession of Scrivener
police sa'd he and Murphy were re-
urnlnc to Foi'i Worth after having
cached the lot fnllnwinit n wild lilRht
ride from' Iills. The four other mem
hers of ihe band thud taken refuce ln a
ashinulon. Jan. 1 . l-flmtn steps i (lllH0 nt Fort Worth.
looklnR toward disarmament were Five Dillas dolectlves returned to
taken today by the house foreign nf- r"": Worth wi h Sprlv;n"r r".rlly
uefore noon tojay n in" lauera
fairs committeo which reported a re- prnrniw .all lh.TO 0 hl9 f(lir corn.
solution nulhnrlMiiR rresident Wilson nidi's" hld'nit plar-. The house was
to Invite the nations of tlm world ! foun.1 unoccupied. but indications
to send delegates to an international were that It bad been hurriedly va-
conventlon to consider ways and en ted. The officers then were con-
means of hrinpitis it alx.ul. ducted by Scrivener Ho the loot cache.
Although all members of the com- Search f-.r the four wlioe ldititl:y
mlttee vol oil fur the proposal Deino- In known to officers continues in Iul-
ernts obj.s-t to Its adoption nt thlnjlaa nn l F..rt Worth and locil pel ce
time on the ground that it might reiterated late l.diy tho wn.iatlonal
embarrass tho president. They con- developments were lmp"nling
tended It was n question which more In addClon to .the approximately
properly should be considered by l?li.00i recovered near Fort Worth.
PresldentH-leei Hardliiir. Ch ilnnan more than l00 t.f rhn stolen cur-
P..rter. a vnrni advis i.le of the ; r. ncy was found In a house In Hi.uth
movement. Insisted however that Itil'iilln t.iliy. Police searched tho
war the desire to have the resolution htiise on .the rtn-iig:h nf SiTivi n.-r's
ready for Mr. Harding In event Mr. purported confession.
Wilson did not act on it. L'ro pr. -ui'ions were taken by
Representative Pmoks. Republican ;U "o guaid .Scrivener here and on
!. i.. r ii.. ..niininn nn. h s trip b Fort Worth today. While
pounced that efforts would be mail-1 outwardly -he situation wan quiet
tn oxprdlte lt ronsideratlnn by the I murmurs of viol-t.ee wee heard In
unthinkable that the nlll-s ro.il.l per-1 j.. There tia-i n Indlcntlnn nr ' '" " "
rnlt C.ermar.y to e-end her empire s nny mnVemett to g. t together with sle-tlm? cf lire. pt.1 employs who
to the borders of i h.. Adriatic with . whrll hn r..Unt a reno-1 o'fer-d no re .mtan. e during tl rU.-
. .i-. l l ror f fw-ehn- i.. e.. i... I-.... n. ....Lb. .n. hi TV of the Sllb-vta tlon. Noll" Were
Iter l niiii-- .-. ... - - 1 iiuii e r-.ii..."-. ........i
Hli.vakl.1 and n Ihe flanks of Man- ng providing for armament re.luc
irarv. Jugo-HIavin and Italy." )n y the Frilled S't itr".
eminent In Austria.
tana ruthori.ing the piesld
point a member of the
comtnl-edon of Hie leagu
meelin? of the board of county com
misslonem. held Jointly with cltl
Kens of Carter county Interested 1H
the construction of the proposed high
wav between Lone Clrove and lleabl
ton was brought to a closo Sntur
day afternoon after the pros nm
cons had thoroughly discussed all Bide
of ihe question regarding; material
to Ih- used in construction length of
road etc. The debate hinted for
period of throe hours and was lieV
In the district court room.
As u result of a motion whlel
was unanimously pnssed by the ns
si niblage. John Dexter and Don Coc
ran of Ardmore; W. 8. Rlmbey am
.1. H. Lanpston. of Healdton nm
E. F. Case and I. R. Rynum of Wll
son were appointed n a commit
tee to co-opernto with tho board
commissioners In securing federal aJ
for the construction of a gravel romi
between Lone drove and Healdtoi
as was originally Intended when th
federal representatives first Visile
this territory and promised such ul
in gravel construction
Should the federal authorities
fuse to grant such appropriation.
is feared by ninny the commission
ers nre instructed by the provision
of another motion paused by a vot
or 3H In 2 to proceed with tho crt
Rtruetion of the road to be built wltl
gravel nnd of such length ns count
finances win permit after the jrov
eminent englneer'a plans have hei
changed ns to lessen the ciel
of the construction of the road.
do this if. was pointed out by Clinlil
mun Taylor of the hoard of comml
sioners. It will bo necessary to ui
the eld road bed and to build
narrower limn the government erl
There wer" two factions) very
tlcenlile nn the floor during tho pr
system that Jeal-
nnd mcnitiers of
which had lost
.... ... . s ..
prlntions wss rroi"t"s
on the bill. Some memners cxnresmu
apprehension l-sl similar luetics be
adopted nuiiinst ihe naval and army
Tnn list l Sr
Aboard Ihe V. M. I. N-W M-xico.
it Pea Jm. It Two men of th
Parlfic fa-el were lost ovfrlarJ Hi
e.t In th. Usi I hour. Tiiey were
Edgar Oscar Kcstrem Intn the V. 8
3. Arkansas nnd llur on Mnyttar. from
Ihe dentrojer Stoddard. Their todies
wire not recovered.
Toprks nginird tftort was pre-
sented as only nmieily tor agricul-
tural Ills at meeting of KanM itste
boird of apriculture.
of IX regular p.iv t
tn !. o;ifil"ti of
Sir Willl.m. will w tho r- Is id
more wars between -the countries who
nre r'vnis fur her remains. I
"A rumor Is current In Austria
he said "thai Hungarian f r.i-s. reg-
ular or Irregular would udvaii.. on
Vienna upon the prlens i f pr.-v. n'-
Ing Ihe ancient cnplt.il filling in .
the hufels of ie 0hs. In that
cos" no one In Austria won d he
surprls"! If n" Ciecrm nlPstrptel ty
force to forestall thn opeupi on at
Vienna. Jugvtflsvrv under Its r--e.-ni
defenlvn alliance of teeho-Slo-
vsliU. might then defi.ie t ntmeK
Hungary. The dent in y of thn prov
ince .f eiyria rowrr Austria nnu
Cnrinthla. would then I In h me:-
in not of a wur of rennnt'on from
which It mlrbt be diffl.sjlt for Uie
gTiter powers to abstain."
The speaker nlt tie thought thnt
if Autrk shouH Is given the) rh.nniv
ct con-tlnuel -Xlstetlce she probably
would prove th least bn!shevlt if
"I fry not wish to anpwr to he
nn ftlttrmlst." ia'd Pir William "bul
If the allies can M out no prospect
of means for continued existence thm
t fear we must b prepsre.l for an
outbrenk that would be beyond the
(Cuhtinu-d on riff Two)
jciit caiiy Injured howevi r physicians
Tireat rill inqay. m. rivener. in nn nuegrj
p.ritabi. nnd Japan and a resolution j ' .n
by Sinalor Wnl'h. lHmo.-rat. M-n-U"rt of one of -the bundlts n.used the
the t.iesldent t. nt-1 "-" ....-...-.....
disarmament "'"' 1 " t'inl ti 'n nre-j
. ..r t.nti(iri4 itoere than twenty rlmts Into tho poi.aj
........in. firinlilv statin lie Mel.
Members of the
cxpreos.-d dniil.t whether the Drool;
. .. ....... ... ..a II. In
i r ...IU'.m roiiM im vine i on ii.
I ressl.m. owing ti the heavy run of
' airi prlatitin Irgl.datlon.
BIKERS EHDOBSE THE
OF COTTON GROWERS
At a meeting of the Ardmnr Cleiii"-
ing House A.mxH-itii'Tl lite Friday af-
ternoon full elldorrfeinent of the pro-
posed organisation of lh Carter
county branch of the Oklahoma Cot-
ton drowers' Asiocintlon was given.
The Carter dimly hrnfirh of the
association Will be formed At a meet-
ing to bo held In this city Tuesday.
Lcmlon. IVIe Herman won Isixlng
conten lth Jimmy Wilde bnrv'am-
wlght champion ot tho world.
Doth Srlvetier ami Murphy or
Clemons as he wns kmiwn to local po
lice were notorloiiM clnrncters. Scrlv-
i ner M..pi.) from a Texas penitentiary
lnt December IH. Iio hal heen seti-
tetieed X serve SO years for partici-
pation In a payroll robbery here two
y.urs ngo. Murphy n;. had served a
primn term nnd i.nly recently was re-
lease!. H esc.vi.) from the penlten-
l.irv years ago and ynn recaptured
o.t I.lttl.. Ruck Ark. after ft sensa-
tional gun fifcht with pollen ther
rort. Worth. Texas. Jnn. 15. W. S.
fVrlveiier confessed participant In the
$;!mi tmllas posioffice holdup upon
his arrival hero shortly before noon
conducted officers to a house on
Jennings Avenue w'lich he said would run.
was occupied by one r.f the bandit ! Ihat It wss
llminnry deiiate. One hctlon rci
r'Rentlng tho Ardmore Chamber
Commerco Good Roads Committee
pressed Its opinion through O.
Knmscy ns spokesman as) being:
favor of n hnrd-surfni'o road oth
'h.in gravel. Mr. Ramsey polnti
out that although ft concreto or
phult road would Cost more than
gravel tho cost of Upkeep lrout
bo Icms nnd thn wcnrinit qualltM
He slated that tho commiwlone
I had ngreed to spend the money whli
they now hnvn on hand In finnnclri
the construction of Ilia road With
understandlnr; th'it It was ti bo dm
with thn fedeml old fnoney nd
no other mannrr. ll. explnlne'l thi
lit. whs with this Understanding 00
that tho citixeni of other parts! i
the county had rx'miltled th cort
mission ta itso gross production t'
money of one township fof bufldfn
mads lit another township.
He stated that tho finance TI
-it. u. . . . . a l
aiji rven iumt iim ivvprmiinii iu
U received would ho too small
cover the cost of bulldlne trei rot
for Its entire length of Mpha!t fti
concrete nnd Informed tha clllre
present that It wns tho dertslnn of tl
Chamber of Commerco Good Hon
Committee that ns much roM as pi
rlble be built of dsphnlt Of COnCTt
with thn fundu nrnJIahK
It msttered not to tho cltlen
Ardmore Mr. Ramsey Hold at Whl
end tho construction of tho ro
should commence. Logically h m
ttnued. It should start at Lone Oro'
and go west but thnt msdn no d
ferenee. Ry moons of chart h
had been placed In front of the Jmlr
!deif. and on which wn mapped o
the territory through which the re
Mr. Ramsey txplnlr
agreeihle to the clttr
irnn. It a empty though tho gns
utoves were burning nil over the
place and the- furnlturii was undis-
tuitvd. Neighbors Mid the occupants lr ft
hurriedly Friday night carrying with
them two Mg trunks. No one in the
(Continued on Pr Two)
of this city whom he fcprernti
that tho rend he hnilt In such a m
ner thnt It would pot commence )
cither lino drove or Henldtnn It
would he constructed at the Pay'
near Ilewiit where the condition
tho road at 111" present time la
(ConUiiuld on Pt Trt)
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Easley, John F. Daily Ardmoreite (Ardmore, Okla.), Vol. 28, No. 81, Ed. 1 Sunday, January 16, 1921, newspaper, January 16, 1921; (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc158725/m1/1/: accessed October 17, 2017), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.