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   Ada Evening News (Newspaper) - January 4, 1946, Ada, Oklahoma                                  Som,how    b “"     l «*    talk    about    Now    Yoat'i    rwolutioiu    this  ywt; m.yb. tom, hay. b«.n Hh, bu.y to ti,,,,. up. M t.o«l ,H..„ p„f., OOI tolookbock.t I945l.,.t th.lt id M , Hw„  Mostly cloudy, scattered thunder storms this afternoon and tonight.  THE ADA EVENING NEWS  BUY MORE WAR BONDS  Hereford Heaven's Series of Sales Is Under Way Today  Harvey Sale Launches January Circuit, Association Sale at Armory Tonight; Two Groat Auctions Saturday And One Monday; Many Noted Brooders Attending Solos  Hereford breeders and spectators from ll states, Canada and Mexico have been gathering in Ada this week. Friday morning they started assembling at the W. E. Harvey ranch for the first of five Hereford Heaven sales.  ••••••••••• Juan Puriez of Sonora, Mexico,  arrived in Ada Friday morning and has made plans to attend all of the sales in Hereford Heaven. He has a large ranch in Mexico and is making plans to improve it with the quality stock raised on ranches in this area.  George Rodenz. Toronto. Canada, has been here since Wednesday. He purchased several animals at the sales here last year and has returned to Hereford Heaven to lay down the cash for animals to further improve his herd.  Other Buyers on Way  Men from Texas, North Dakota, Mississippi, Kansas, Colorado, Nebraska, Minnesota, Arkansas, Louisiana, Missouri and Iowa. Other states are expected to be represented at the sales circuit before it ends Monday.  Dan Thornton, Gunnison, Colo., has been selected to judge the cattle by classes to be placed in the Hereford Heaven Association sale. He is one of the outstanding  L    /NMM    ~ £ A L -    A • _    *    •  ADA, OKLAHOMA, FRIDAY, JANUARY 4,1946  One of Stars in Hereford Heaven  Harvey Sale In Good  % Start  Opens Hereford Heaven Soles; Turner Soys Animals Better Each Year  Despite hard rain that held attendance down somewhat—although all seating space was occupied—the Hereford sale at the W. E. Harvey Ranch near Ada started early Friday afternoon.  The sale is being held in the new barn Harvey had constructed last year.  Roy Turner, president of the American Hereford Association, made a telling point in an opening talk by remarking that only Hereford Heaven raises Here-  for some of I br^dere    nrtlon  from many areas    buyers    made_    much    progress    with    his  He welcomed the visitors,( calling attention to the fact that cattle offered his year are better than those offered a year ago, and that animals already being developed for next January will be distinctly superior to 'this year's.  R. J. Kinzer of the A. H. A. was among those present.  A WKY broadcast at 12:30, with Edd Lemons in charge, had talks by Turner, Harvey, W. A.  Delaney, Jr., and Dan Thornton,  Gunnison, Colo.  First animals sold was a heifer, to Roy Turner ranch for $2,700.  Lazy D (Delaney) followed with a successful $750 bid for another: T. G. Bond Wails, Sulfur. got a choice heifer for $800,  Harry Steckle of Grove, Texas, acquired one for $550 and another for $650.  Hereford breeding. Last year, he sold three hulls for $50,000 each.  Association Sale Tonight  The W. E. Harvey sale was the first on the circuit and will be followed by the second annual Hereford Heaven Association sale  is owned by the 0 ]^^ D ^a^ch ?n the 1  sale^’ast^’ear** A* S Sh °k!L n  ' ° f $10 ’ 000  Several breeders have is Del Zento 1st, listed in the l£zv of cattlemen    i     A nUmb T Fasted that the animal be put  D catalogue for ‘referenceo^l v ’ I Sr? SSS? u  to  P ersuade  »n the sale this year, but Smith The bull was sired by Beau ZenTo put the ailim^fn ♦h lana, 5 er ’i  t ? i not a * reed  to sell the animal. 54th and the dam was T R. Lady , year ^t h ^refused evml*,}?. i h  e  W " I! 1 be shown and   Housecleaning President Calls On By Japanese  Is Ordered  American People To Insist Congress Act  Action in Congrats Distressingly Slow orn Most Of His Reconversion Measures Bodily Needed Now; Went* Labor Disputes Settled, Brices Kept on Even Keel  By D. HAROLD OLIVER .  ____________ m  _    WASHINGTON,    Jan.    4.— (AP)—President Truman call*  government, and “premier "shhie-  ed on the  American people today to demand more action and  gency ESS?, to?tom“roTto I     1  lpom    COngrCSS     °"     le 8 lslatlon  to lessen strikes.  consider methods of compliance.     e  also told the nation in a half-hour radio address last   night th3t  “ UmC iS rU,,ning  ° Ut ” ° n most of hls oth « recon-that the two new' directives or-  vers,on  measures because action in senate and house has poring a purge of all men who been “distressingly slow * led Japan into war would affect _ __  MacArthur Directives Moans Getting Rid of Ultra-Militarist Persons, Societies  By RUSSELL BRINES  ,    Jan.,    4, LF)—General  MacArthur today decreed a drastic “housecleaning” of Japans  Homma Gave  Mardi Order  Slate's Broomcorn Crop Down in 1945  Almost 50 Per Cent Below 1^44, Weather Blamed  OKLAHOMA CITY, Jan. 4.— & Oklahoma's 1945 broomcorn crop of 10.500 tons fell almost 50 per cent short of the 1944 harvest, the statistician for the U.S. department of agriculture reported today. But it still led all oth- er     Colorado was second  with 9.900 tons.  In 1944, 20,400 tons W’ere produced in Oklahoma. This year’s low production was blamed on abnormally cool, wet weather at planting time and unusual rain and wind storms during the growing season.  Because of unfavorable spring weather many acres intended for broomcorn were planted late, were replanted one or more  tlJ ™? s  or were not planted at all.  74.000 acres harvested in 1945 were 32 per cent fewer than the 109.000 harvested the year before and 22 per cent below the 10-year average.  The yield of 285 pounds an  con \ Dare * with 375 pounds in 3 944 and a 10-year average of 2i6 pounds. Qualitv of the 1945 orusn was reported fairly good to good.  (Continued on Page 6, Col. 2.)  Flames Destroy Modem Daby Bam OI Welch Daily  The Welch Guernsey Dairy barn at Pittstown was destroyed by fire New Year’s night, the loss running into several thousand dollars. It was one of the most modern plants in this part of the state.  j    °* * be  f* re  has not been  definitely determined, but Mrs.  Welch thinks it was set afire.  She says all indications point to gasoline having been applied to parts of the building and then set afire. The concrete floors were damaged as were the concrete walls.  The fine barn will be re-built as quickly as material can be obtained. Meanwhile, the milk will not be delivered in Ada. As soon as the barn is re-built and ready for use. delivery in Ada will be resumed.  Mr. and Mrs. Welch had no fire insurance on the property.  Negro Confesses To Tuba Rilling  TULSA. Okla.. Jan. 4. —CPF —  County Attorney Dixie Gilmer said today a negro arrested on a  peace disturbance charge con- ,    -    ___  fessed he killed Lee Ellis Barnes  shushed  by Maj. Gen. Leo Dono-35, in a New Year’s argument! van *. president of the trial comover a debt.    ------- -----  Gilmer quoted the suspect as saying in a signed statement that he went to the gasoline station where Barnes was employed to collect $19. he said the war veteran owed him.  Barnes “went to fighting me,”  Gilmer said the statement continued, and “I pulled out my gun, tnrew the shell into the barrel and shot him.**  Member of His Staff Says He Ordered Infamous Bataan Death March  MANILA, Jan. 4. —(.Pi  Lt.  Gen. Masahru Homma himself gave the order for the infamous death march that killed thousands on the agony-strewn route from Bataan to Camp O’Donnell April, 1942. one of his staff officers testified at Homma’s war-crimes trial today.  o*^ nd n * ith ? r  Homma nor his staff cared what happened to the emaciated American and Filipino prisoners, the witness. Lt. Col. Michio Kitayama. asserted. Kitayama, a communications officer at Homma’s 14th imperial army headquarters, said he saw the march from several successive vantage points along the road.  The once-arrogant Homma listened meekly to the testimony.  Kitayama’s responses to prosecution questions did not swerve from a previously-recorded deposition in which he asserted that the Japanese attitude toward prisoners was not one of too great concern.”  “This prevailed all through the (Japanese) army,” he explained, because Homma’s men were busy reducing Corregidor and because ii-  e  Japanese belief that any soldier who surrenders has committed a shameful act and deserves punishment.  Homma as commander of the Japanese army bore responsibil-lty “for the w-hole action of his men in carrying out his orders, Kitayama said in reply to one Question. But Japanese law', he added, does not consider him as criminally liable for their misdeeds.  This answer was hurriedly  Bob White, Chicago, Is Back Wearing That Cowboy Hat; Public Invitation  Bob White, official of the American Broadcasting company, Chicago, arrived in Ada today. He is wearing the cowboy hat given to him last year by the Ada Chamber of Commerce when he made his first visit to Ada in connection with the first nationwide hookup for broadcast of a Hereford Heaven sale.  Truman Names  Housing Goal  Sets Emergency of 5,000,-000 New Homes, Government Moy Provide Them  By STERLING F. GREEN  practically every member of the present government. It excepted specifically only premier Ki-juro Shidehara, foreigp minister Shigeru Yoshida and justice minister Chuzo Iwata.  Toyko newspapers interpreted the allied orders as a move to give Janan new leaders, and Kyodo said the first reaction among politicians was one of bewilderment.  Present Diet Members ‘Out’  It quoted a member of the progressive party as saying “this practically means that all members of the present diet will not be able to run in the coming election. Even if they did run, they will not have a chance.”  The directive ordered the gov  Navy Patrol Sent Wrong  Opposite Direction to Jops Approaching P. H.; Yanks Expected Jeps to Come Bock  By JACK BELL  WASHINGTON. Jan. 4.-<.P>— Congressional investigators heard  eminent to abolish all ultra-nat-1 today that Hawaii's defenders  White didn’t have room for the I Setthig^^Tm^rgenair coal ofV" boot, that went aion, with the OOO.oSo* new ^meT “pr^e’ni  Incidentally, he doesn’t sit around waiting to be told about  a comm unity year he got out ant  and said later that he liked what he saw.  OFFER EXPIRES JANUARY 15. 1946  mission, and stricken from the record.  Government Might Seize Meat Plants  IF Mediation, Fact-Finding Fail ta Avert Strike  Ada Evening News  Chrisbnas Bargain Offer  CLIP and MAIL TODAY  Ada Evening News, Ada, Oklahoma Gentlemen:  Attached find $.  .    ,     (chock    or    money    order)  tor w hich enter my subscription to the Ada Evening News to be delivered as indicated below.  BY CARRIER OR MAIL  □ By carrier in Ada. or [“I by mail Cml anywhere OUTSIDE Pontotoc and ad- ^ #^5  joining counties.  M P®r year  Name  Street Number or R.F.D.  Town  State  WASHINGTON, Jan. 4.-LP)-The labor department forecasts that, if mediation and fact-finding fail to avert a threatened strike m the meat packing industry, government seizure will be a last resort.  This was made known last night by Edgar L. Warren, chief of the federal conciliation service, after a late afternoon conference with Secretary of Labor Sehwellenbach.  Warren told reporters that the labor department will not recommend seizure of the meat packing plants, but that such a proposal might come from Secretary of Agriculture Anderson. On Wednesday Anderson said that the government could not permit a meat tie-up.  PLAN PAPER VoR BRISTOW  OKLAHOMA CITY, Jan., 4, ‘.Pi —Articles of incorporation were issued by Frank C. Carter, secretary of state, to James C. Nance, Purcell publisher, and Joe W. McBride and Wallace Kidd, Anadarko, for.the Bristow Publishing Co., a $30,000 corporation authorized to publish a newspaper and operate a radio station in Bristow.  Electrical engineering department at Yale University has developed spark plugs with electrodes that grow with use instead of wearing away. They are used in a new ignition system which fires them by radio frequency currents, r  Blood Lines Important  What’s all this talk about Ruperts and Domino and Hazlett, with maybe some remarks about Tone and Bocaldo?  Well, there are certain major strains that have been develooed among the finest Hereford beef cattle of America, and certain great animals have so helped establish top types in their descendants that their lines carry their names.  And those names mean a lot to a prospective buyer of an expensive animal.  The well versed Hereford men can look at an animal and point out differences in color, in shortness of neck and so on that the average outsider hadn’t noticed, but each characteristic being found in the descendants of some great sire.  It’sDry Inside  Let it rain, the ‘fans’ will be dry at the Hereford Association sale at the Armory north of Ada Friday night. Inside the spacious building bleachers have been set up to take care of 800 persons.  The auction ring, the auctioneer’s stand, tie racks and other furnishings that make the setting for the sale have been in place several days.  And Ada people who can’t get away to the ranch sales are invited to be at the Association sale at the Armory Friday night or the Horse Shoe Ranch sale of Saturday night in the same setting.    ^  Navy Hearing End OI AloN Search  Has Boon Combing Thousands of Islands, Atolls For Missing Mon  PEARL HARBOR. Jan. 4—UP) —The navy is nearing the end of one of its greatest manhunts—a fruitless search of the thousands of islands and atolls that stud the Pacific for missing men of the armed forces.  Specially trained parties, operating from destroyers and small amphibious craft, have been ransacking the out-of-the-way places of the Pacific for men who vanished during the war and who might have made it to land.  On five islands they found the graves of allied fliers whose planes crashed or evidence that the fliers met death, but no survivors. The parties have questioned natives and Japanese military personnel in addition to making a painstaking search.  Silicone oils, suitable for use as hydraulic fluids in aircraft systems, will flow at 121 degrees below zero Fahrenheit.  ———q .................  So deadly is the new 1080 re-denticide developed during the war by U. S. government agencies, that only professional rat killers and other trained pest exterminators will be allowed to buy it for civilian use.  •in- spare time last blocks.seeing what Ad^was’fike*    k®    “IflnSJI* 5   Truman served notice that the government will provide them if  enter prises cannot.  The chief executive gave a fly-  ergency housing expediter, Wilson W. Wyatt, Jr., with a promise broadcast to the nation last night that Wyatt has a his disposal . every agency of the government and every resource of the government.”  Wyatt, former mayor of Louisville, Ky., was barely settled in new.quarters at the office of war mobilization and reconversion when Mr. Truman made his first •fireside chat” report to the people.  In it, he named housing as the “most difficult problem” among the three major elements of the standard of living—food, cloth mg and shelter.  The New Year will bring peak food production, Mr. Truman predicted, and satisfactorily output of apparel, “but in housing the situation is diferent.”  Emphasizing that 5,000,000 ad ditional homes are “urgently needed—now” the president noted that the biggest pre-war year’s construction produced fewer than a ^million dwellings.  “It is clear therefore,” he added, that this is an emergency problem which calls for an emergency method of solution. We must utilize the same imagination, the same determination that back in 1941 enabled us to raise our sights to overcome the Nazi and Japanese military might.”  (Private building organizations have estimated that the construction industry cannot provide more than 500,000 new homes thisyear, 750,000 in 1947, and 1,-000.000 in 1948.)  Mr. Truman said his 5,000.000 figure did not include replacement of millions of sub-standard dwellings in cities and on farms which ultimately will have to be replaced.  Stolen Pune 1$ Found, (ash Gout  Wor Bonds, Valuable Papa™, Endorsed Check Recovered for Owner  A black purse stolen from the office of Fred Andrews, local attorney, was recovered Tuesday near the railroad tracks on North Broadway. Nine dollars in cash was the only item missing from the purse.  Andrews said that she had  lonalist, terrorist and militarist groups or societies and to oust from public office and influence persons who “deceived and misled the people of Japan into embarking on world conquest.”  The directive picked up where the war criminal lists left off.  The new move makes the first incision into encrusted bureaucrats and politicians controlling the government. The consternation in public offices probably wil be matched by the people s applause.  Reveals Allied Impatience  The new orders serve notice of allied impatience with Japanese efforts to rid themselves of personages and organizations instrumental in the militarist era. Erotic societies,  such  a* the Black Dragon, supposedly have been dissolved. But the Japanese press reports at least eight of more than 30 current political parties are led by former rightists.    °  Tile first immediate effect of the orders will be to disqualify dozens of the strongest candidates from old line parties form coming national elections. This will widen the field for the indepen-extensiveness of political machines opposing them. It will minimize the hold over influence of the Tojo diet."  fully expected the Japanese to come back promptly after the Pearl Harbor attack and called desperately for more fighter planes and anti-aircraft guns to meet the anticipated second assault.  This information went into the record along with the word that on that fatal Sunday morning, December 7, 1941, the navy flew a 10-plane patrol in just the opposite direction from which the Japanese task force was advancing.  Report Hitherto Secret  The source of these details was the hitherto secret report the late Secretary of the Navy Knox made to President Roosevelt soon after his return from a flying trio to the scene of the disaster.  Senator Ferguson (R-Mich), who obtained the report from navy files, said it differed from the one made public at the time.  Admiral Harold R. Stark, chief of naval operations in 1941, told the committee that he had never seen the Knox report to Mr. Roosevelt until today. He said Knox had filled him in on some details in conversations.  Knox told Mr. Roosevelt that both the commanders at Pearl Harbor. Admiral Husband E Kimmel and Maj. Gen. Walter C. Short, were completely surprised.  Third Wave Turned Bark  Other points of the Knox report included:  1. Nothing but “ineffective machine gun fire” met the first of three waves of attacking Japanese planes, but the third wave was turned back.  2. American radio and other equipment were recovered from the wreckage of Japanese planes. One had a Lewis gun of 1920 vintage.  3. Knox attributed the lack of adequate fighter plane strength on Oahu before the war to diversion of aircraft to the British, Chinese and the Russians.  SoilConservation Hay Become Part Of School Study  OKLAHOMA CITY. Jan. 4.— —Oklahoma educators will be asked to make the study of soil conservation a part of the public school curriculum at a series of conferences starting Jan. 18.  E. E. Harris, assistant state superintendent of public instruction. said the first meeting will be held at Muskogee or Tahlequah. Other sessions will be at  OKLAHOMA CITY. Jan. 4 _     and    M . iam j-  i.Pi—Laymond Camnbell in .School superintendents, prin-  Bethany, was killed today when  1  SESif .i? nd t , eache " *■'*  b f  in -his automobile skidded and over- I    confer    with federal    soil  turned.    I    conservation    officials,    county  -_    farm agents and experts from  Greater returns for amount in- Oklahoma A. and M. college and vested—Ada News Classified Ads ,  th f University of Oklahoma.  “vie hope to put soil censer  Charges Filed On Rbkpatrkk Hem  Accused of Assault With Deadly Weapon in Saturday Night Gunplay  Charges of assault with a deadly weapon have been filed against Howard Kirkpatrick in justice court of Franklin  the  Bourland by Jimmy Dean, assist-county attorney. Charges uere filed in connection with a gun wound received by Highway Patrolman Harvey Hawkins at  night Broadway club  Saturday  Kirkpatrick and another man were arrested following a gun Play incident during which Patrolman Hawkins suffered a hand injury. Authorities said that three shots were fired at the club.  The two men were arrested by  m ^J nb f rs  the highway patrol and placed in the city jail Saturday night in connection with the shooting. They were later taken to the county jail where they uere released a short time after being placed in a cell.  Congress returns January 14 from its holiday adjournment.  "Unless we can soon meet the job of obtaining full production and employment at home.” Mr, Truman asserted, “we shall face serious consequences. They will be serious not only in what they mean to thfe American people as such, but also in what they can do to our position as a leader among the nations of the world.” Therefore, in this “year of decision,” Mr. Truman turned to "the most powerful pressure group in the world”—the American people—“the great mass of our citizens who have Ho special interests, whose interests are only the interests of the nation as a whole.”  Not All Promises Kept The president expressed deep concern over present and threatened strikes in the auto, steel, electrical and meat packing industries. declared that war-end promises of cooperation from members of congress, industry', labor and farm groups **have not all been kept,” and concluded: “We cannot shirk leadership in the post war world. The problems of our economy will not b« solved by timid men, mistrustful of each other We cannot face 1946 in a spirit of drift or irresolution.” In his address, Mr. Truman said that of equal importance with settlement of management-labor disputes is the question of keeping prices on an even keel.  Hit's Pressure Groups  Hitting at “pressure groups” which he said are lobbying to  (Continued on page 2. col. 5;  Mm Than IN,ON Workers Hie As New Disputes Rise  By TS* %*«Ariat*S PrwM  New and continuing labor disputes keep idle more than 400,-090 workers.  Major labor developments:  Administrator—President Truman. in radio address, urges people to press congress into action on legislation aimed to curb strikes and labor unrest.  Communications — possibility remains of nation wide walkout of 260.000 telephone workers in sympathy with strike by 17.200 employees in western electric company plants in New' York and New J rsey over wage dispute; new stoppage would affect 450,-000 telephone employes.  Trend of balloting by 50.000 AFL employes of Western Union telegraph company outside New  £Fk ^ ll >' indicates, say union officials, they will accept War Labor Board wage directive and call off strike set for January 7; however. 7,000 CIO Western Union employes in New York plan walkout on Tuesday.  Farm machinery—strike of 30,-000 CIO employes in ll International Harvester company plants threatens as wage negotiations collapse; union to set strike date Sunday.  Mining—CIO Mine Mill and Smelter Workers Union in Salt Lake City strike fo. January 21 affecting 5,000 of its Utah members.  In Akron. O., the CIO-United Rubber Workers local at Gc£d-year Tire and Rubber Co., plan-ned a strike vote Sunday by  (Continued on Page 2. Column 3)  jWEATHER  vation on the curriculum of even the elementary grades and then teach right along,” Harris said. “The plan is to make everyone conscious of the great need for conservation and of the terrible waste of soil through erosion.”  State Veterinary Assedation Meets  OKLAHOMA CITY. Jan. 4 — -    -    —Tile annual convention of  money was not bothered even roRrrAci* rmo lawr  lnv  . _ the Oklahoma veterinary medical   aad ^“> d  ™f, C oun T F £*  8ANl rA?J±!  a -°cia«ion will be h^he're  TH'  PESSIMIST  OKLAHOMA—mostly cloudy,    ____ ...... „, T timKM  scattered thunder storms this  several hundred dollars worth !  afte moon and east tonight, warm-of War Bonds and some valuable  er     afternoon;    cooler    west  papers in the purse. The bonds *     ,ow  35-40 west, middle  were missing from the purse, but:    . s    east:     Saturday    partly    cloudy,  were found at the post office  ral ® northeast, and forenoon; where they had been shoved    west and central: outlook  *°r Sunday partly cludy and mild.  BJ Oak Bimbo* Ic,  y  through a slot for letters.  A check for a large sum of  have been cashed handily.   (  CHICKASHA,*Okla., Jan. 4— <.P»—Students at Oklahoma College for Women will resume their studies Monday following a two-week Christmas vacation.  “Butyl,” a snythetic rubber, is derived almost entirely from re-finery gases that go into manu- nesday;  V Ok Oma mm    rn a. _ _ * A * _    • *    —    -    —  r.Pn k !^Z a      with     „ 5   ana iNeoraska-light rain rn Mu- veterinarians expecttd to attend.  Dr. James Farquharson. Fort Collins. Colo., president of the American veterinary medical association, and Dr. C. S. Bryan, East Lansing, Mich will speak.  Dr. Herman Farley of Oklahoma A. and M. college, Stillwater, will discuss anaplasmosis.  souri, eastern Kansas and eastern Oklahoma Saturday and general rain or snow in Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma and Missouri again Monday or Tuesday, with a-mount totaling above normal; colder trend Saturday and Sunday and again Tuesday or Wed-  lecture or »vution"iU*;imi ,, '"‘ U ' I ihghtly atove^iauL    ,    ?avn«*rtaU'Mttte!*  frequ * n ‘ lj;   Th’ stomach is ’n organ that you dump things in an’ often shows more sense than you do by dumpin' ’em right back out.  When th^average feller kisses is wife ever* time ha starts fer th* office thev’va test been married er they've jilt mad* urn   

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