Chickasha Daily Express (Chickasha, Okla.), Vol. 21, No. 3, Ed. 1 Saturday, January 3, 1920 Page: 1 of 6
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HICKASHA UAILY EXPRESS
All the latef
Chickasha Oklahoma Saturday January 3 1920
BlFEBEBULMENtS NETS BIGGEST HAUL EVER
Tonight iiml Sundaj-.. fair
little change in teinjinature.
IE; PLAN DEPORTATION
IN FOURTH DIST. BELIEF OF LAW
Local . Temperature iw
Maximum Jl; minimum .1".
NATION-WIDE CAMPAIGN AGAINST REDS STAGED
RAIN TIES ONE
GANG HELPED ON
MOVIES WILL BE
CAMPAIGN By l:i
KILLING JOE IS
0 REVO UT DN S
More Than 4500 Alleged Revoltcrs
Large City Gives Up Quota to
EVIDENCE PLACED IN HANDS OF SOLONS
SHOWS WORLD-WIDE BOLSHEVIST PLOT
Headquarters Established in Moscow; Believe Evidence Against the
2000 Sufficient to Deport Them; Federal Agents Think They Have
Checked Big Consolidation.
iiy United Press.
More tit. i n tliroo thousand men ami
..women members of tin! Communist
und Communist Labor parties wore
arrested last night anil tod;iy in a
nationwide I'oiitKt-up by federal an- j
Ihorities. Deportation bearings will j
ho started at Kills Island at once.
In a gigantic drive covering nearly
every large sity In the dountry the
government today lannllied its second
concerted move against alleged Reds
llimdreils are being- arrested and
1't'iil for investigation.
I!y United Press.
"Washington Jan. ::. A complete
revelation of tlie dangerntu working
(7 l!ol -hevism throughout the world
with headquarters at. Moscow is in
the possession . of "'congress it was
learned here today following the
round-up of more than 4500 alleged
radicals. The results of the raids
The Hods are still being appre-
hended ithis afternoon. It is said
that complete evidence against more
than 20110 is in the hands of the de-
partment of justice und deportation
The opinion Is expressed that move
thnn.nmety per cent of those arrest-
"ed will bo deorted. It is 'believed
Unit severni uf them were implicated
in the May Day bomb plot.
The government's "counter .offen-
sive" was launched just in time to
prevent the fusion of several radical
groups under one leadership pre-
paratory to the revolution which was
planned it is claimed. It is believed
(.hat the raids will throw the Bolshev-
ists into confusion.
I'.y United i'rosi.
Indhnapolis Jan. '!. About fifiy
pcihons were arrested today in raid
on lied headquarters throughout the
Report! of other raids and arrests
were received as follows: ;
Hartford Conn. to.
Omaha Neb. :.
Philadelphia more than inn.
.More than )0 'reported taken
throughout New Knglund.
St. Louis US.
Kansas City 52.
P.'iltiiimre .11 men 'd women.
Milwaukee more than SO.
Fort Wayne 2.
Oram! Ilapids 2.1.
Scranton. V'. -
Springfield. M iss. 100.
ivtroit more tlmtt find.
At Cleveland Ohio deportations
proceedings started against more
than ion who were arrested.
St. Paul : total of 20 to 0 ex-
pected. New York G.10 all but 201 after-
Trenton X. J. 71.
Wiikcsbarre Peun. 2-1.
Camden. X 2.
The most attention Is being direct-
ed to communist headquarter a!-
WOULD BE LATIN CENTER
Paris. (Iiy Mail). With the In-
stallation of the University of Paris
for tlie first time in the hitter's his-
tory of a chair of Spanish literature
France his ju. t taken another most
iiryiortant Mep toward the realiza-
tion of l.;e dream which the war has
given her. of becoming the center
of a world-wide Lotln culture.
It is merely another angle of her
presort hopes to build up firvt a
l atin 'alliance in Europe of which
t-l.c shall be the political center and
trcondly a fountain-bead of Latin
culture ind civilfzation whereof she
will he the recognized world center.
Caught in Dragnet ; Nearly Every
Tireless Energy of Sudden Swoop
though raids are being conducted
against all agit'ilors.
At St. Louis Stephen Autonicli.
said to lie secretary of the communist
party was among those taken.
Newark X. J. 110. t
Jersey City 25.
Bridgeport Conn. 15.
New Loudon I.
New Britain I.
lies Moines 13
FOR f RESHMAN LAWYERS
Norman Okla. Pec. A gold
medal costing $-1 will be awarded by
Phi Delta Phi professional legal
fraternity in the University of Okla-
homa to the Freshman lawyer here
who makes the best scholustis re-
cord for ttiis year. This is the first
scholarship prize to be awarded in
the university by an honorary frater-
nity. " .. ...
L'y Unili'd Press.
Hooper a clerk and
D.inlnls of a
local drug store were
charged with the mur
der in the second degree in connec-
tion with the death of James Yates
from wood alcohol poisoning.
Yates stated on his death lied it is
alleged that Hooper sold liim the
substitution instead of grain alcohol.
He said lie did not realize that it
was poison until lie started
to go i
Hooper and Daniels both deny uny
connection witli tlie case. They were
released under $1100 bond which
was furnished by Dmiels.
EARN BIG PROFITS
Loudon. "Newspaper boys in Lon-
(':;ii can earn more than $5000 a
year" says Mr. Alexander Maelaren
secretary of the retail news agents
"One boy u real plutocrat of the
gutter with a 'pitta' outside a sub-
urban rail station 'is making $ii.10n
i profit a ye:r. I calculate that his
wholesale accounts total $100 weekly
or $2ii0i'O a year; at a moderate esti-
mate his profit is 25 per cent mak-
i ing bis yearly income $G500."
Maelaren protested 'at the amount
of. money lost to the community by
these street corner salesmen point-
ing out that if the trade was carried
on in shops there would be nates and
taxi s to be paid en the whole of it.
WILL MODIFY DEGREE
Washington. Confidence Ithat
present decree prohibiting the remov-
nl cf bailies -of American soldiers
dead buried in the old zone of the
army in France for there years will
be modified by the French parliament
so as to allow removals at an earlier !
date was expressed in a cablegram
i y the war department from Genera! '
Connor commander of the
forces in France.
M ALESTER MEN
WEAR AMERICAN CAPS
Flbusan Albania. illy Maiyl)
The red colonial fez which from 'the
time Mohammed laid d.iwn the re-
ligious 'tenet's for his wor.-vipen lias
been tlie immemorial halln: irk. of
the Turk has been displaced Iiy eve-
ryday American golf caps in Elba-
san. lint it was necessity rattier
than choice that drove halt
male Moslem population to
Kills modern head dress as a
tute for their own.
After Uie Austrian occupation
there was scarcely a scrM.p of cloth
in tlie coiintry and least of all the
r gu!.ii;ion red material that goes in-
to the making of u Turkish fez.
.Many of the Turks went li'irehcaded.
Then a. Hed Cross unit arrived bring-
ing with it a large supply of cloth-
ing and thousands of outing caps
made in tlie factories of New YorS
and New Jersey.
d NO hi
OFFICERS AT SEA
No Clue Found to Whereabouts of
Farmer Who Disappeared; Sev-
eral Leads Worked to End of
String Without Result.
The missing nmn mystery which
is the outgrowth of the disappear-
ance of Frank Chossett ot Pocaset
appears to he deeper today and offi-
cers frankly admit that it lus so far
proved too much for them.
Sheriff Snnkey ututed this morning
that not one duo or scrap of Infor-
mation that would lead to any Imli-
caiton of the probable wheroibouts
of Mio man had been unearthed.
Jim Hamillon is tlio last man who
is reported to have seen him. That
was on tl:o Pock Island platiVrm
New Ye.ir's eve. From that time on
is an absolute tmuiK. t
A report was received yesterday .
evening Hint a man answering the j
description ot the missing one was i
in tlie Purcell Jail with a wandering
mind. Investigation proved this to
be a man other than the. one for '.
whom relatives and friends sire j
The Washita river from h point
east of Chickasha to .another paint
between Chickasha and Verden lias
been searched thoroughly witii no
results. A. party searched the Rock
Island tracks from Chickasln
hip mm nr
casset and were rewarded with noth-lthls
in". Another parly searched the
Santa Fe tracks from Chickasha to
Middleberg without result. i 'Hie suie scnooi muu uniuiuntm
Sheriff Sankey confesses freely that j Grover Stark Neal Orr F. E. Ed-
'Iie thing has him guessing. After ; wards F. H. Lumpkin Chester West-
advancing a theory or two ho states ! fall David M. Logan and M. G.
that the case is getting in such shape
that he doesn't know what to think
Cliickaslm's negro quarter has been
hunted out officers looking in prac-
tically every place but they have
not only failed to find the man but
have not picked up his trail.
Boosters in County
Meet Here Monday
Grady County supporters of Gen-
eral Leonard Wood for president of
the United States are to meet Mon-
day afternoon at 3 o'clock in room
217 First National bank building to
complete arrangements for represen-
tation at the state meeting of Wood
booeters which is to be held in Ok-
lahoma City on January 0.
Hugh Scott of Oklahoma City is
temporary chairman of the state or-
h ; grnizntion and is calling the meet-
ng )n the state capital for January
; o to perfect a Wood-for-president '
club that is to be state wide. W. W. !
Hollister of this city has been an-;
chairman for Gra-
Miss Lucile Letson who has been
the guest ot friends in Chickasha
returned to her home in Enid today.
if rpf fJlJfll
Tomorrow is "Go-to-Church" Sun-1
day in Chickasha. j
Some time ago tlie Ministerial Alii-
mice decided on tlis date for the ;
event here and requested everyone
In tlie city to attend some church to-
morrow. There w.is no especial cam-
paign staged such as tagging those '
wlio promised to be present at some :
church Sunday morning. Announce-1
mollis of the ilMo ;havo been mad;
liroiigli the press und at various
It Is simply a concerted movement
to gel everyone possible to attend
tlie church o." his choice tomorrow.
STATE PLAN FOR
Ponca City to Be Scene of Gathering
On February business Men
Maikng Up Fund for Entertain-
ment of 1500.
Oklahoma City Jan. f!. Reliable
reports are coming from all over the
northern part of the state and es-
pecially from Poncan City Kay coun-
ty that the young democrats of that
city and county aru planning to en-
tertain the delegates to the- Young
Democrats. Annual convention there
on February 22nd 1920 as they have
never been entertained before. Ponca 1
City is one of the most progressive
and wide awake towns In tlie stale; j
and its Democratic population has ;
been Increasing considerably within j
the last year. More than thirty
of the stato are now employed at
the Marland company's office In that
city many ot whom were charter
members of Young Men's League of
Democratic dubs of it lie stale and
all have been prominent in demo-
cratic politics for Hi any years.
Frank Lucas who was at one time
assistant state auditor is the private
secretary lo 10. W. Marland the well
known oil producer 'ind refiner of
Ponca City and among other young
democrats who have lately identified
themselves with the up-building of
oil town aim wno are wen kiiuwu
and active young democrat are: O.
J Callahan who was formerly with
That Ponca City is making prepa-
rations to care for a large delega-
tion of young men and young women
who will attend this convention is
proven by t'.ie fact ithat they are
making arrangements lo have a
string of Pullman cars retained over
night at Ponca City to be used as
sleeping quarters for the delegates
and they are also making reserva-
tions in all the hotels.
Ponca City is a town of very much
wealth and according to Ed Soulig-
10 of Ponca City and prominent in
the northern part of the state the
business men of Ponca City are mak-
ing up an adequate fund to be used
in entertaining tlie delegates to this
convention. Tae young democrat.? of
Ponca City are expecting fifteen hun-
dred delegates to' attend this conven-
tion from different parts of the str.te.
DON'T EXPECT FINAL
ACTION ON PACT NOW
By United Press.
Paris Jan. C The signing of the
protocol and final exchange of ratifi-
cations which will make the peace
treaty -effective is not expected be-
fore January 13 it was indicated by
officials hSre today.
It is believed that the delay is due
to the fact that Premier Clemenceau
Is on a vacation.
BIG CONVENT ON
: (u fom-ti congressional dls-
' trict in which McOr.iw chose to stage
lis fil.Kt fKl( I. carried eight
of nine counties overwhelmingly.
1'""!W!l'"ml" 'Hi"ty i y't to 'be
; heurd from."
That is the telegram received this
morning by Fugene Hamilton here
from J. H. Dyche iiKinuger for Jake
Ilamon In his race uigatiist John J.
McGruw for republican national conir .
niiUeenuil. At ' the meeting of the
congressional cojiunitlee here "Mc-
Craw supporters were predicting an
easy victory ;
The fight in tne fourth district is )
boing staged today at tho precinct
meeting and will mean it. is pointed
out that 1 1 a moil Is rolling up much
support. It is also Indicated that the
bright prospei ts for Ilamon will mean
strength for t'e AVoodfor-president
boom in Oklahoma.
IN FIRST CLASS
Means Increase of $100 In- Salaries of
All Employes; Totals Run Over
$40000 for Year; Fourth Quar-
ter Is ;-;ggest.
There was quite a celebration at j
the Ciiickusha post office today. Ev-
erybody was happy and there was a
reason for it. When the business of -the
past year was footed up it was j
found to exceed $40000 which means ;
that the office moves up to the ex-
alted rank known us "first-cluss." n
Now if you think that title is mere-
ly an empty honor you have another'
guess coming. It means that the
postmaster and every clerk in the of- i
Hce will receive an increase of $100 :
in annual salary which is quite some
Item in these days when II. C. L. is
terrorizing the inhabitants of the
The receipts of tlie local office by I
quarters were .as follows: j
First quarter $11..1Im;.22.
Second quarter !i!Mi7.00.
Third quarter MPU'.O. .
Fourth quarter $lltm.l!.
Tolal $150.14.70. i
However tlio office is discounted :
per cent on the first two qtllir- (
' postage was
of the fact that 3 cent .
in effect. This makes '
i. deduction of $::0S.0;i on tlie total
wtili which the office is credited hi
figuring the amount on which sala-
ries are bused leaving $ 1 1 H1G.o:!
which is more than $1000 in excess
:f the amount required to make a
first class office.
In December 101S tlie receipts of
the office totaled 4000 while in De-
cember 1010 the total was $.1071.
Considering the fact that the postage
rate was .". cents in 101S and 2 cents
... ri i
1U X '..-LI ill lit I J..'J..' it will niuuin ttv '
computed that the actual volume of
matter bandied was nearly double
that of tli j previous December.
ADD CELEBRATED COWS
Washington. The cow that set fire
to Chicago the cow- that jumped over
the moon the cow ti'iul raised the
fatted calf and the cow that died on
the tune will have to recognize on
Addition to their celebrated quartet.
She's the cow that ate $00 worth
of government dynamite out in Wil-
lard Wash. and made ithe wheels
of congress go around until User own-
er got $00.
The bouse paused in its consider-
ation of weightier subjects long
enough to pass tlie necessary bill.
-Contributory negligence on the part
of the government road builders wh.i
left the dynamite where bossy could
eat them was the ground.
Strangely enough it didn't blow
up the cow. it only poisoned her;
I-ut it nearly blew up the house of
Washington Coal production for
p.e week ending Dec. 20 amounted to
3- 4 per cent 0f normal according to
a Tep0rt issued by the United Slater
. geological survey.
OSTOF ICE NOW
Sheriff Grady of Seml.Kle County
Believes More than One Took
hand In Murdering Tom Ron-
land War Worker.
NOTE FOUND NEAR BODY
"You Helped Get Us Into Army Now
We Get You;" Three Loads of
Shot Did Work; Expect
By Pulled Press.
Konawa Okla. Jan. 1!. Sheriff
Urall Is working on the theory tltat
more than one person was implicated
In the murder of Tom Raglnnd u
prominent Seminole county war
worker who was found with three
loads of shot In his back late yes-
terday. Carefully placed near tlio body of
the deceased was found a note which
read "You helped to get us into the
army to get killed and now we get
Two other prominent members ot
the county Council of Defense re-
ceived similar communications.
County officials are carefully guard-
ing clews but there is a general at-
titude of confidence that the mur-
derers will be apprehended. No ar-
rests are expected before next week.
Sheriff C! rail said this morning that
the persons responsible for the crime
were believed to have been forced
Into service against their will.
Some fear that there will be a new
outburst of the Working Class Un-
ion which organization caused me
draft rebellion during the year 1017
when three men were killed.
A. N. Leecraft stale treasurer and
past' grand master of the lT O. O. F.
was in Chickasha last night and act-
ed as installing officer at tlie Joint
coremcnii s of the I. O. O. F and It"-
bekahs. Following the installation
ceremonies x lunch was served.
The 1. O. O. F. officers" installed
were; L. F. llartsch nohle grand;
Leo Horton vice grand; J. E. John-
sou recretary; L. A. Sanders treas-
urer; Denver L. Scurlock R. S. N.
G.; John Filzpatrick L. S. N. 0.;
Fred Yeager warden J. A. Davis
conductor; W. L. Patterson chap-
lain; W. C. Wyniins. It. S. S.; J. M.
Ward L. S. S.; F. M. Mclluo inside
guard; L. F. Eldred outside guard;
S. T. Hwyer It. S. V. G.; Hardy Rob-
ertson L. S. V. (I.
The Rebckah officers are:
Georgia Eddy past nob'.e
Mrs. Elizabeth Nebergall
grand ;Mrs. Ora Mead vice
Mrs. Lucy Sanford. secreatry; Mrs.
Maggie Stoner treasurer; Miss Verne j
Tewksbury. conductor; Miss Lucy
Hubbard warden; Mrs. Ilessie Hol-
land R. S. N. G.; Mrs. Fannie Hub
bard 1 . S. N.
R. S. V. C;
ton L S. V.
G.; Mrs. Lulu Jones
Mrs. Pearl Worthing i
E.; Mrs. Evm Evans. '
IRISH AUTHORITIES ACT
Dublin. The authorities in Ireland
have revived the provision of the de
fence of the realm act whica wa
employed freely in the early days o:
the war giving them power ;o crder
anybody suspected ot acting in 'a
manner prejudicial to the public safe-
ly to change his place ot residence
and remove outside a specified area.
John Fitzpairick foreman of a print-
ing establishment in Tipperary has
been ordered henceforth outshb the
province of Minister.
BOON FOR SEASHORE HOTELS
Philapelphia. Knglneers bMre have
found a new system for building
foundations along sardy shore that
will revolutionize the construction
of mammoth hotels nt seashore re-
sorts according to plans made public.
Orflanization Practically Going Into
t Moving Picture Business Officer
pf Local Chapter Lenrn from
PICTURES SHOW NEED
OF HYGIENE IN HOMES
Many Other Topics With Reference
to Health How to eGt It and How -to
Keep It Will e Included
Psu of the "movies'- by the Kcd
Cross in n vigorous nation-wide cam-
paign for better health and Improv-
ed livin;: conditions as one of tho
first steps under the new Red Cross
peace program is in contemplation
according ro notification reaching
Mrs. Bertram Harris chairman of the
Grady county Chapter of the Red
"T.:e Ited Cross" said Mrs. Harris
"is practically going into tho moving
pistu ro business. Its motion picture
servleo Is being recognized as one
of the most effective .method.) ot-
spreadlng the Red Cross message to
the public along the lines of pubUc
haelth decreased cosl of living
through scientific feeding home hy-
giene Tor housewives nursing for
girls and home service for. soldiers
and sailors. ....... 4
' the Red Cross has long boon fur-
nishing a film service to . pic. U'o
houses and theaters throughout Mis-'
sourl Kansas Texas Oklahoma a n it.
Arkan8as through the local
Cl.()ss chapters. This will be
panded. Short 'trailers' ot 100 or
! 1 .10 feet. In length are now being t-
tached to t'.ie various weekly educa-
tional films that arc released by tho
large producing companies. Through
Its own bureau of pictures Jn NWty
York City the Hed Cross will pro-
duce hi future short weekly 'educa-
tional films of its own.
"At present many films are - being
j produced under Red Cross ''direction
j and some of the foremost luotloti pic!-
1 lure players of the day have parts
: In them. Red Cross chapters In Ok-'
lahoina may call on tho Southwestern
Division of tho Red Cross at St
Louis for any one ot i!7 films uow in
circulation. Three more uro in pros-
. pect for release shortly. One is u.
Junior Ited Cross film of Interest to
tlx! school children 'America Junior.'
Another is a. first aid film 'Kvcfy
! Swimmer a Life-Saver' and tliCithlrd
. is a homo service film 'Tho Awakcu-
' ing of Cecily Nelson.'
i "Great Impetus has been given t.'
j l!:e circulation of the jrescnt films
by tlie decision of stato iinlvefsltu1-
in Jll.-aouri Kansas Texas Ai'kih-
1 sas and Oklahoma to use Red Cross
i films and slides in their extension
j departments. Efforts arc now being
! made to introduce Red Cross 'mov-
ies' into places besides picture Bitot's
such 11s schools lodges clubs add
churches. A circular letter campaign
is being begun to list sucli institu-
tions and gain their co-operation in
the showing of Red Cross movies.
At present the average monthly nutn-
. her of showing total 1300 and often
; reaches as high as 1800.
"Some of the films are official war
pictures turned over to the Red Cross
by the government at the close of
i the war. They have a historical
value as they are technically cor-
rect and accurate us to detail. Tltoy
show ;he amazing extent ot RedCro.-s
activities during the war and up to
the present time."
BIG GAS FIELD FOUND
McKeesport Pa.-Gas in evor-ia-creasing
quantities is being found in
the wonderful new field near here.
One of the latest wells to come in
is shooting 30.000.000 cubic fect a
day. and this is not the lurfecrt. '
If the development continues
northeastward for nny distance this
field may supply beat for indostrie
of Buffalo. Cleveland Cincinnati and
other cities for a score or more ot
years according Jo Dr. Georges II.
Ashley chief 'of fie bureau of tomo-
graphic and geological survey of
Excitement throughout' the w-holo
district continues at a high pitch ami
derricks are going up 'as fatt as it Is
humanly possible to construct them.
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