Daily Ardmoreite (Ardmore, Okla.), Vol. 28, No. 139, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 24, 1921 Page: 4 of 10
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THE DAILY ARDMOHEITE
THURSDAY MARCH 24 1921.
THE DAILY ARDMOREITE
ARDMOREITK FIDL1S111NG CO.
alarm investigations ihse iuvstn;ii j structive force us U.oj before the at
Hons which art brfd hy wiiun I'uli ! lacks begun.
tical bias usst-d thruuth Ihc required I The reason is siini.h- there is no
Iieriud of t'e.-uuiiuii and come into ihi-iKi't-ul in wsp.ip. r oiguiiiZtiliun in th?
lipht of day still-born. country that conirols. Xi-vv p tliers are
If. and tlie "investicttors" have hud j after all individuals and each news-
ample time in whii 1. To lind out if paper xpreses one or more indivi-
there may he found any taiiKible evi- dualities. What one man believes in
donee of 1'ri'id t.'. t r eruption of mat- another iTuis not. What one news-
feance in offii-e upon Hie part of any paper advances another denounces.
Entered at Ardmore Okla. PostoffiW member or members of tlie state's ot'il In their news columns newspapers
Hi Second Class Mail i cial family then tlie guilty ones should i are not creators of action they are
! he scourged with the lash of an (in- merely reflectors and unrest crimoe-
TELErilON'ES raced law. l'.ut If things are to con- I volt and what not are merly shadows
Editor 579 1 tinue us they have thus far gone if
City Editor . 53S I more unsubstantiated charges are to
Afternoons (Except Saturday)
full LaaseJ Associated Press Wire.
Kooety Editor 533
Business Office 5
Advertising Department 5
MEMBER ASSOCIATED PRESS
The Associated Press is exclusively
entitled to the u?e for it-publication of j
be brought against every Tom. Diek
und Harr who is in any way
ed with the "Robertson
tion." it seems to us that
time for the "leaders" ol' the Kepubli-
cpn parly to tell their little boys that it
is time for them to leave the big; state
bouse building to vacate the leather-
..11....! ..tMii-u it tt.d I ll.-liihunm
ll news dispatches credited to or not j cny hotel lobbies and go back home
otherwise credited in this paper and
Jio to the local news published herein.
THURSDAY MARCH 24. 1921
AN EVEMXO PRAYER: I wiD both I
li me down is peace and ilerp: for thou I
Lord only sukeal ma dwell in ufrtj. j
BENT FOR DESTRUCTION.
Some of the most forecul concomi-
tants of the English language as that
language is modified by present usage
may me classed as "diamonds in the
These uncut setns n ay not rank as
strictly classical nor pass muster in
the reception parlors of the social elite
but they do cono kick power of
suggestion and carry conviction to the
ears of all who hear.
Billy Sunday the present day epi-
tome the revise-! edition de luxe of
the late Sam Jonei. is a past master
in the art of utfinp (orceful language
and getting away with it. In the
vernacular of the streets he calls an
ace an ace and a spade a spade and
all who chance to be in sound of hi?
voice understand the arguments he
puts forth and the conclusions he deduces.
With implied apologies to Billy Sun
day the living and Sam .lones. the
departed we therefore feel that we
may safely refer to the present bouse
of representatives of the Oklahoma
legislature as being "hell bent for de-
duction." And substantiating the assertion w
call attention to the latest attrocity
which that body has perpetrated when
training at a gnat it has swallowed a
Not satisfied with attacking this
that and tbt other department of the
state's government not satisfied with
casting inuendos against the integrity
of the personnel of the different de
partments not satisfied with havinR
made one futile unsubstantiated abor-
tive effort to fling mud against the
state board of affairs the one board
the one department upon which the
Republican party has representation
the house members in their blind fury
and biased effort to dig up something
against the Robertson administration
Is now prepared to launch a new at
tack upon this particular department
notwithstanding the fact that every
indication points out that this new pro
posed "Investigation" will result in thii
partisan members of the house touch-
ing a spark to the fuse which will in
turn Ignite the petard by which they
themselves will be hoist.
According to press dispatches th
"Investigators" have already recom-
mended the removal of two members
of this particular commission tad
While it has not been so staled in posi-
tive terras in the press wires It is a
reasonably safe assumption that the
"two" do not include the Republican
member of that family.
We have not a word to say against
Jene W. Kayser the Republican on
the board. AVe know him personally and
believe him to be a man of strict in-
tegrity and unquestioned honesty of
purpose. We believe him to be a man
who as a busini- man and a straight
forward gentle fiiui stands head and
shoulders above the rank and file
which composes the membership of the
Republican majority in tho house of
Hence we cannot understand how he
would be one of the two whom the
"Investigators" would remove. On the
Other hand we cannot conceive how he
could associate with two "corruption j
tats" on Intimate business terms and :
'not become at least to a degree "tar-
red with the sume stick." Therefore
it seetns to us a physical Impossibility j
for latest Republican mare's nest to b
so built and constructed th-it It may be '
expected to hold eggs other than those j
which will upon incubation hatch
chicks of the lnost narrow-minded par-1
Usun breed covered with feulb"H
which upon moulting would eAposu
to view a bird which will aid in n-ad i
Inir the Republican party or Ukhhomo J
on the way it seems already Inclined t'
follow "heli bent for destruction.' j
Understand Tho Aidmoreite is not
In favor of covering any rot'.n- s in
office which may be disclose 1 bv a
careful a painstaking and a 1 n-tii.ii'b
Investigation but The Ardiioiein;
SpeaKlng as an Individual fail to U"j
any good which moy result and bene-
fit Which may accrue to the taxpayers
the thnps who ure called upon to de
fray th expenses of all these fuls
' fTRS rlItbeyTlreItch
(ASz Lp" Smart or Burn U Sore
Vd7.Tjri!rC Irritated. Inflamed or
often todies Bcfrnkct. Sale for Infant
or Adult At all DruggitUand Opticians
UduiotiM Eye Book mm 1m Uh U Uu
jto back to the tall and uncut there
to listen to the solemn chomping of
the hogs at eventide there to arise
with the flowing roosters in early
dewy mnrning. and there to rest as-
sured that never no never again will
a misguided constituency select them as
men who are compos mentis and in
every way fitted to make laws which
may bo administered for the benefit
of poor O'd .Mr. Jones the hardworking
stoopshouldered chap who bears the
burden and pays the freight.
In the meanwhile the news
advise us that two members
latest commission under fire
be removed from office.
cast upon the printed sheet by activi-
ties of other people.
In tin ir editorial columns news-
papers ri fleet the thought of their own-
ulministt a-j ers. Newspapers which have had M-
il Is high fluetv e have hurt the business of the
puss but blame should not be attach-
ed to the pre-s in its entirety but rath-
er the individuals who aiv running
the particular papers.
No doubt newspapers go off ill a
tangent once in a while. So do all in-
dividuals but we contend that all in
all the newspapers of the land
more nearly hew straight to the line
of conscientious endeavor and public
service than any other agency in the
Walter Lippmann in a current rcyuT-
azine expresses the thought which is
true as gospel "Editing newspapers i
not scientific lo-earch. Truth is a
difficult thing to obtain. newspapers
do the best they can but of course
cannot overcome the limitations of
human nature." Chlckasha Express.
Ardmore Ardmorrite: On lw-
half cf the citizens of Ardmore the)
Anlmoreite desires to extend to
The Dallas News to the Oklaho-
man and to several other metropo-
litan newspapers sincere thanks
for the manner in which their cor-
respondents special men Sent to
cover the Smith-Hainon trial have
handled the mafter in so far as
Ardmore as a city and the people
of Ardmore as AiwrUmi "citizens
Jt is nice of you to say it. The News'
representatives at the trial as well in-'
the editors at the home office Mnimlit
to give an intelligible and connected
account of the trial at Ardmore such
as they conceived their readers justly
entitled to. l'.ut they slso sought to
rise ybove the temptation to indulge
in solid dcsorlptives and mawkish
sentimentalities in a commentary way
as well as to eliminate the unneces-
sary and uncdifyiug details of the testi-
mony except to the extent that they
were required for a connected ucoount.
It is customary for some journalists
and some showmen to indulge in of-
fensive) realism or more offensive sug-
gestivism on the excuse that they are
giving the public "what it wants."
They are untruthful in this. They dress
up a trivial Incident or a scandalous
episode involving people of prominence
and sell it to the prurient portion of
the public on the ground that the pub-
lic demands it. The public does no
such tiling. Vleiousness can be guad-
ed and tinseled and made to sell not
that the public has demanded it but
that the purveyors have made it at
tractive and available. In brief vul-j
gar journalist.'" and pornographic show- j
men have a way of fashioning low mor-
als and marketing thtm for money un-
der the claim that they are but supply-j
ing a demand. They are in fact
creating the demand in order that they
may supply it. To be an impresario
of vice surely is not n business any
American can be proud of. State- Press
in Dallas News.
QUOTES THE HOLY
Chicago. March 'H Cress examina-
tion of higi.j n.ilroad officials by labor
ciu 'ii n pi csentatives before the laboi
1m ard was completed yesterday when
lii'igjdior (leneral ". Y. Atterbury
vice president of the Pennsylvania fin-
ished his third day of testimony. To-
day's hearing found flencral Atterbury
stilt unshaken in his opposition to any
railroad rules which were national In
scope despite attempts of Frank P.
Walsh labor attorney to cite some rule
which t'ne Pennsylvania official would
agree - tj 1 i be applie.l nationally with
benefit to both employer and employe.
Cieneral Atfertniiy counteracted today
by admitting thai some principles
might be. nil right nationally but called
attention to the d.stinctiol between
principles and rules lie cited the ten
commandments as principles.
General AtteibUry a!.-o repeated his
charges that the national agreements
cause the road loss of JTIOH.000000 an-
nually and submittel a table compiled
by tho association of railroad execu-
tives from interstate commerce commis.
sion figures Which he said iproved his
Tho hearing adjourned at noon' and
tomorrow H. M. Jewell if the labor side
will start his formal rebuttal testi-
mony under tho rules of the hearing.
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The mighty power of the preys i-i
never more ably demonstrated than
when i-nrping critics lay the blame for
evil under the sun at Its doors. Poli-
ticians if tiny meet newspaper oppo-
sition attempt to controvert the influ-
ence by calling the press "subsidized."
Organizations who are not able to put
over some unholy aspiration acou.-: the
press of being in league with some
other organization. Police have often
tried to shift blame for their own un-
worthiness upon the press declaring
that printing of crime storie-s is re-
sponsible for crime. The newspapers
of tho nation have even been accused
of being responsible for the present
restless tendency says the McAlester
To tho credit of the press and to the
prcut bilk of ltielligeiit pcopbj it
must be said that none of these at-
tacks have made any great impress
and the press of the nation' is equally
us mighty in its educational and con-
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The pitching staff of the Pit. si. in s
Xatiotiahi had its first real workout at
the Hot Spiings training camp yester-
day when Walter Schmidt slar cuttli-
er from the Pacific coast donned Ins
mitt for the. first time and put the
moundsmen through the paces. At'icr
the workout ho said the regulars were
in tip top shape and that several re-
cruits including Chief Yillow lior'e
the Oklahoma Indian had impressid
him as uioiiiidsmcii of ability.
Yale University baseball team today
began ipring training at Macon (la.
A series of games with southern col-
leges will be played during tho slay of
the "Kli" in the south.
Manuger Tris Speaker of the Cleve-
land Indians luteiid.j to keep his
squad intact until the middle of April
at least. Bids have been received from
minor league clubs for several of- the
recruits but Speaker has not offered
K'ght of the country's best amateur
bllliardlsts wiM try to wrest the nation-
al championship from Willie Huey of
the Illinois Athletic Club in a tourna-
ment starting at l'ictroit Monday.
The Detroit Americans are to bring
their stay at the training camp at San
Antonio lo a close tomorrow with a
game with tho "doughboys " from Camp
Travis the recipts to go to the soldiers
athletic equipment fund.
Johny Bates former National Lea-
gue outfielder will not be permitted by
the .National Association of minor Lea-
gue clubs to play for Rocky Mountain
In the Virginia League.
Hates was placed under Mispensiuii
last sea..-:on for jumping a contract with
Mobile and according to Secretary Fut-
rcl of the National Association has
been barred for five years. The case
will go to Judge Lnndi.'.
Pete Hermann of New Orleans form-
er world's bantamweight champion
meets Oorge Adams of Chicago in a
la-round bout at New York tonight.
The Xfw York Americans meet the
Brooklyn Nationals in the final of a
four game series at Alexandria La. to-
day. Ping Bodie suffering from a .-light
injury lo bis lefl ankle is reported to
be taking thinss easy and will not play
for a week or two.
Spring tinining activities (or the
C'lkicogo White to in far as the
camp at Wa.ahachie Texas is con-
cerned closes today. Tonight the re-
gulars have for Wichita Falls for
three games. It is reported that re-
lca.sj iU'e expect ed oon 5'or thro
pitchers Jorgenson the Iowa school
teacher. McWhorter and Franks. Waco
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Because of its germ destroying prop-
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3y brings easo from skin irritation
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trouble ."hould get a little jar of Mentho-
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it like a cold cream. Adv.
Texas has been picked as the next
spring training camp. .
Dei-rill Pratt second baseman ac-
quired by the Boston Red Sox from the
New York Y'atikees will report for
duty shortly before the opening of the
season lie had announced he would
retire from major league baseball. The
Sox infield composed of Pratt Mc-
Inni.s Third-baseman Vitt and Short-
stop Scott is valued ut l'50UO0 by
F.vere.U Scott captain and shortstop
of the team who holds the major lea-
gue record for continuous playing is
sufferng from an infected lip which
may require an operation.
Oxford and Cambridge universities
have been invited to send a combination
track team to meet h Harvard-Yale
joint team at the Harvard stadium on
A deal for the purchase of the Los
Angeles club of the Pacific Coast Lea-
gue by the owners of the Chicago
Cubs is said to be under way in re-
ports from the Cubs training camp at
Kill Sneddon of Victoria defeated
Ernie Daily of Chicago on points in
a ten round bout at Victoria last night.
The St. Louis Americans are pre-
paring to break camp at Bogalousa
La. in favor of a barnstorming tour
With one game leud to their credit
the Vancouver Millionaires were to-
day to face the Ottawa Senators east-
ern champions at Vancouver in the
second game of tlie series for the world
Jack Reynolds champion welter-
weight wrestler defeated "Roughhoue
Dutch" Alfred Mantell of Eldorado
Kansas in straight falls at Cedar
Rapids last night.
DESPITE THE RAINS
FARMERS ARE WELL
ADVANCED IN CROPS
Oklahoma City. March 24. The week
ending Tuesday which begun with fair
and unseasonably warm weather und
dosed with tnuderate to heavy rains
saw the farmers of Oklahoma generally
further udvanced with their spring work
than usual at this date according to a
repent issued here today by the U. S.
Corn planting was general except
In the northwestern portion the re-
port said while early planted corn i
coming up to a good stand in the
south-central and southeastern portions.
Wheat and oats were said to be con-
tinuing in very promising condition.
Green bugs appear to be held in
J wheat 'hd not
been materially mjurH except In few
localities. occorJing to the report.
The p.ospeeu for a gooi fruit crop
are described as promising no damaffe
having resulted from the recent cold
lfalfa Is said to be making fan
growth and is further advanced than
usual at this date while pastures ar
green und Improving rapidly.
Mr. II. E. Willinms osteopathic phy-
siclan und surgeon graduate of the
merican School of Osteopathy has
opened offices at th Washington
Apattments 20Z North Washington.
Telephone 1820. 205
Dr. A. H. Collins. Homeopathic Phy-
sician H4'-j L Ma'" Phone
484 Calls answered medicine fur-
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