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Ada Evening News (Newspaper) - January 30, 1946, Ada, Oklahoma Seems that it would be bord for the UNO atomic commission to sec very much of th« coming naval atom-bomb test—rte nearest ringside seats will probably be at least IO miles away. Cold wave with strong northerly winds this afternoon and tonight; diminishing winds Thursday THE ADA EVENING NEWS BUY MORE WAR BONDS Elderly Man Burned To Death as Flames Destroy Home of Son A. A. Jester, 76, Apparently Failed to Try to Go On Out After Being Led to Door of Biasing House The partially charred body of A. A. Jester, 76, was removed from the home of his son, W. C. Jester, 918 West Sixth, early Wednesday morning after the house in which he died was almost totally destroyed by fire. Mrs. W. C. Jester and her granddaughter, Jean Smith, 3, were in Breco hospital Wednesday morning suffering from second degree burns. Firemen were called to the W Funeral Here For Three Fire Victims Mrs. Odelle Forehand Watkins, Two Children Died In Kansas City Blaze Sunday Funeral services will be conducted from the Criswell Funeral chapel Thursday at 3 p.m. for Mrs. Alice Odelle Watkins and her two children, Nancy Lorene Tarver and Robert Leon Tarver, who were burned to death Sunday morning in a Kansas City, Mo., apartment house fire that started about 5 a.m. Mrs. Watkins, the former Miss Odelle Forehand, lived in Pontotoc county most of her life and was graduated from Allen High school in 1941. Both of her children were born in Ada. Among Ten Who Lost Lives The three were among IO persons who were burned to death in the Kansas City fire, which was the most serious fire over the nation during the past week-end. The two children were the only children of Mrs. Watkins. The Watkins family was in bed when the fire started; they were among 70 persons living "in the building that was destroyed by flames that started from some matches in a closet. Cut Off From Fire Escape The family lived in rooms at the rear of the third floor. They cut. off from the hallway and the fire escape. Watkins said he climbed onto the ledge of a window, stood upright and called for help. Firemen raised a ladder to the window and a fireman climbed up to assist Watkins when he did riot immediately start down the ladder. He was led down the ladder, but it was only after he was on the ground that he made the fireman understand that his wife and children were in the room. Fireman Found Three Dead A fireman scrambled back up the ladder, but smoke forced him to retreat. Returning to the ground, the fireman put on a smoke mask and ascended again, but the mother and her children were dead. The bodies were removed an hour later. Burial will be in Memorial Park eemeterv. Gel Ready for New (old Wave, Warning C. Jester home about 1:15 a.m. Wednesday morning and found the frame house afire throughout. The walls of the house were still standing when firemen left a couple of hours later, but the inside was gutted. Led Father to Door Fire Chief Ed Haley said that he had been informed that the fire was started by A. A. Jester, who is believed to have been smoking and set something in the house on fire. Jester told firemen that he had got his father from his bedroom and took him to the kitchen door on the west side of the house where he left him about three feet from the door, telling him to get out of the house because it was on fire. Mr. Jester probably would have taken his father away from the house if his wife and granddaughter had not started screaming and crying because of the intense heat. Jester Was Feeble The body of the man was found about where Mr. Jester said that he had left him. He apparently had made no attempt to leave the room. Neighbors said that the elder Jester was feeble and could not get around well. The Jester home was located outside the city limits, but firemen strung several blocks of hose to the house in an effort to save it. When the fire was finally brought under control, parts of the roof and walls were left standing, but the inside of the building was burned out. Others Painfully Burned Officials at the Breco hospital said that Mrs. Jester and her granddaughter were burned painfully, but not seriously. Mr. Jester told firemen that he had several hundred dollars in cash and some war bonds in the house and that he believed they were all destroyed. Funeral services will be held at Texarkana, Ark., with further arrangements to be announced later by Criswell Funeral Home. Remember—Dimes Mardi Hears End All Who Have Yardsticks, Other Donations Asked To Turn Them in Thursday The March of Dimes campaign ends Thursday and county drive chairmen are urging that all donations for the drive be made before Thursday night. Pontotoc county citizens have been responsive to the drive during the past IO days, but a goal set for the county has not been met. Yardsticks can be turned in at the Chamber of Commerce of- /JREEK women in patched raga wait in line aa clothing collected in AR America* 1 nation-wide spring drive is distributed in their land. Seven million other bombed-out Greeks with no clothing, shoes or bedding face the bitter winter living in frail lean-tos. Give all your spare clothing to the Victory Clothing Collection for overseas relief, January 7 31. Old Clothes Drive Into Final Stages Long Occupation Of Japan Favored By (ommissionors By DUANE HENNESSY TOKYO, Jan., 30, UP*—Allied occupation of Japan should continue for IO to 20 years to insure full democratization and a peaceful future for Nippon, some    . members of the far eastern com- these p< L°. ple - “ J|net d t^upation should | last 20 years, said Col. L. M. shinninr chairman cate* F »th Canada S    dcle ‘     ,ectin * stations in the county od to sail Fridav 1 onth? Final Calls Hare Thursday; County Groups Must Gat In Collections Saturday Thursday is “Round-Up Day” for Ada’s part in the national Old Clothes drive. It is the final day of the campaign. Already, since Saturday's citywide cleanup, many calls have come to No. 22 from residents whose clothing contributions are now ready. And Thursday there will be cars going about over the city making pickups of clothing from Friday on the Mt. Mc Kinley after a three weeks sur vey of Japan. “If we pull out before that, we will have a little balkans.” Thomas Confessor, chief Philippines ^legate, urged military occupation of IO years “and then a civilian occupation for another IO years headed by a group such as the far eastern commission.” The Chief U. S. Delegate. Maj. Gen. Frank B. McCoy, declined to express an opinion “because, since I am chairman of the commission, it might be viewed as an opinion of the entire group.” McCoy had issued a statement in the name of the FEO saying ed the old clothing they have collected to the Frisco freight depot in Ada not later than Saturday morning, as loading will begin then. Martin Clark, county chairman, says that additional calls to No. 22 will be accepted to 9 o’clock Thursday morning for the workers to make the visits to individual homes or places of business to get clothing. He also reminds schools over the county or other working groups that the Pontotoc county contribution may be shipped Saturday, so that the clothing must be brought in in time to be pack- Group Would Committee Approves Keep Atomic Strike Control Bill Tests Secret a House Naval Committaa Members Press for Law To Keep Other Nations Out Sands to Housa Floor Measure That Would Revise Present Regulations, Sat Up National Madiation Board a WASHINGTON, Jan. 30.— (AP)—A far-reaching strike ; control bill was sent to the house floor today by the rules committee. Debate is scheduled to start tomorrow on the measure, proposed as a substitute for a watered down version of factfinding legislation approved by the house labor committee. ♦ The committee voted 8 to 3 to I clear the bill for considei ation as By The Aftftociatefi Pre** Oklahomans were warned by the weather bureau today to prepare for a cold wave which is „ fc    ui    ox- S'f d t0 WP int" ‘he state j flee. the mayor's office in Con-Temperatures, the bureau said. 1    Sam    Grant    at    the will range from IO to 14 in the northwest. 16 to 20 in the northeast. 20 to 24 in the southeast and 18 to 22 in the southwest. First National bank or at the March of Dimes booth downtown. Donations can still be mailed to Sam Grant and will be added to the total already raised for the ble St a~LXt:rV' indS ' D ?, SSi -to™* Paralysis vfctiSS rife ni    ;    snow    flur- in Pontotoc county. com’ u-fh ll l Wlt , h the I The report in Sunday’s Nevfs a    if bur 4 eausaid ' that $195 had been spent on A trace of moisture was re-, Freddie Travlor has been l evis “*£ ?' Ardmore McAlester, | e d. The directors of the Pontotoc Wa^oka ttdthSn L2 18 , I, I C° unty chaD,er voted to spend , ,    .     e    |    that much for the treatment of rn PM ii;,, , state over- Freddie, but his parents. Mr. and T Fl! rTU (ITI "• t, Mrs - Idris Traylor, declined to 63 degrees.    >    accept the aid. They said they ieader a shin e of    ■ AIready the county is approach- mander (r P nmi C th\ ing the goal °* one garment for and With thf    MacArthur)     eac h resident of the county, and pnorcrv ♦w t tbo H ght a n. d the clothing that has been brought activities as weU^'tho^nf his 1 m u has heen repaired ’ cleaned staff’’    his    j where necessary and packed, in- MrfViv cna -i 4k« i •    •    eluding the big piles of garments J. nt . tbe closing rn mu- gathered Saturday, tes of his final day in Tokvo in “    ‘    “ conference with Premier Shide-hara and Foreign Minister Shi-geru Yoshida a few doors from MacArthur^ suite. Both McCoy By NORMAN WALKER WASHINGTON. Jan., 30. < Demands for a law that would forbid curing other nations in on results of the coming atomic bomb tests gathered steam today I on Capitol Hill. Members of the house naval committee said they intend to [ write the top secret idea into a wending bill by Chairman Vinson (D-Ga.) and send the measure to the house floor for a quick vote. “I’ve talked it over with some of the others on the committee and I’m convinced almost all of them favor the secrecy requirement.” Rep. Grant (R-Ind.) told a reporter. “I am quite certain they want it.” Vinson has asked Vice Admiral W. H. P. Blandy to have a suggested draft of the ban ready for committee action today. Vinson’s bill will make the tests fully legal bv providing specific congree sional permission to destroy ships chosen for the exoeriment. The point chiefs of staff have put Blandy in charge of the tests scheduled to start next Mav off Bikini Atoll in the Marshall Islands. Grant got the committee interested in his idea after Secretary of State Byrnes told reporters yesterday that this government already tentatively has decided to allow the United Nations atomic, energy commission to watch the atomic blasts. But even the “ringside” seats probably will be up to ten miles away for safety’s sake. Hence few results will be discernable to the eye witnesses. Vinson at first agreed with Blandy that present secrecy policy on all atomic matters should suffice.    But latter the chairman said he, too. thought there should be a legal ban against divulging any technical knowledge obtained in the tests. Lawton Council Wants It Official bequests Complaint Before Considers Firing Cops LAWTON, Okla., Jan. 30.—(IP) —Comanche County Attorney Ralph Cline said today he would confer with the attorney generals office concerning a request by the city council that an official complaint be filed before it considers discharging two Lawton policemen and the police judge. Cline said decision on what s    -i- . t . steps he should take would be £* eimdnn Goermg, also to act for Truman Asks British Loan Urgts on Congress Approval of Loan as Aid Ta Living Standards Everywhere WASHINGTON. Jan. 30, f.P*— President Truman today asked congress to vote $3,750,000,000 .... . Cft «.J oan to Betain, saying it would congreet Iead to expanded “production. consumption and employment and rising standards of living everywhere.” Urging prompt action on the agreement. Which alo includes an additional credit of $650,000,000 settling lend lease obligations. Mr. Truman said the loan will permit this nation and Britain to “move side by side” toward the goal of expanded world trade. “Britain needs this credit and she needs it now,” the president a substitute. Two days of debate were ordered. The rules group’s recommends -I tion controlling procedure for consideration of the legislation is subject to house approval. Chairman Sabath (D.-Ill.), one of those j who voted against it, said he I would ask the house to reject ! the committee’s action. Calls For National Board The bill cleared was introduced yesterday by Rep. Case (R.-S.D.). j Containing several restrictive provisions and calling for a national labor management mediation board, the bill was introduced by Rep. Case (R.-S.D.) with backing from influential i members of both panties. Republican spokesmen told reporters nearly all their members will support the plan. And southern Democratic leaders said in interviews that members from their section will back it nearly I IOO per cent. Most opposition came from those usually considered close friends of organized labor. Rep. Marcantonio (Al-NY) termed the ; measure “a Republican filibuster | against labor.” He acknowledged. the la s r e e nat'e n a^uL^Tl-Ul (Continued on Page J Column 7) enable her to buy from the world the supplies of food and raw materials which are essential to the life and work of the British people. At the same time it will keep open a market for those surpluses of the United States which are customarily exported (Continued on Page 4 Column 4) (•ult Sap No to Hess Request lo Bo Own Attorney Muskogee Hiring New Men lo Take Place of Strikers Jan. MUSKOGEE. Okla.. Jan. 30 — /TP)—City Manager Vernon S. Ellington said today new men were being hired to do the work of some IOO employes of the street and sanitary department who walked out in protest to discharge of two of their number. “I told them yesterday,” Ellington added, “that if they wanted to quit work, their final checks would be prepared for them, but so far none of them Top Hen For GM and UAW GM Together Ready to Moat With Federal Mediator in Now I Ho HI Ta Settle GM Strike DETROIT. Jan. 30— (^—Uncle Sam’s latest effort to settle the General Motors strike was scheduled to get off to a fast start either this afternoon or tomorrow when C. E. Wilson, GM president, and R. J.. Thomas, chief of the CIO United Auto Workers, begin negotiations with special Federal Mediator James F. Dewey. Dewey, who went right into action after getting Labor Secretary Lewis B. Schwellenbach’s orders to take over in the 71-dav dispute involving 175,000 GM employes, held a series of informal conferences yesterday with both management and labor and then announced the joint meeting. Reuther Has Been Leader It is the first negotiating session for Wilson since discussions began last September, and Thomas too is taking a more active part than he has played during most of the strike. Union arguments both before and after the Nov. 21 walkout have been led by vice-President W’alter P. Reuther. also taking part in Dewey's session. Dewey, who asserted yesterday he hoped the session between the two parties would help “keep them together,’ expected to run into the wage increase demand that has been the major issue in the long strike. The union originally asked a 30 per cent raise, later brought its figure in line with a governmental boards recommendation for 19*2 cents an hour and then reinstated the higher demand when the corporation did not agree to the compromise. NLRB Hearing Postponed Last Saturday the UAW agreed to raises of 18 per cent from the Ford Motor Co. and 18 l i cents from Chrysler Corp., but Reuther declared GM would have to pay a higher boost to compensate “hardships” suffered by its strik- By JOSEPH E. DYNAN NUERNBERG. Germany, 30. Rudolf Hess application to be L"t7‘ T 7 'n, n °-his own defense attorney was ‘‘ru.- fi. r : denied today by the international military tribunal as “not in his interests The workers, members of local 703 of the city employes union (AFL), stopped work yesterday mg employes. The mediation plans wert responsible for adjournment until Feb. ll of a national labor relations board hearing charging General Motors with unfair labor practices. Trial Examiner Gerard D. Reilly, who conducted tbs first two day s sessions, said both GM and the UAW had asked adjournment yesterday to avoid hampering conculcation efforts. The court trvine 22 ranking ? fter dismissal of Earl Brewer.    ___ nazis as war criminals, removed f ? r * everal y ears h «; ad of the    lf SII A J UIL.- Gunther Von Ronrscheidt. who 1 .‘Th/i? d * partm * nt -1 |IV6 811160 WII6II is hospitalized with a broken an-1 d ' Bicknell, city purchas- kle, as council for the former un    . * .    .    .. deputy fuehrer and appointed :-2    president    of    the    un- Dr. Otto Stahmer, counsel for T lo ? al ’ said everything is just Hormnnn     *    t__like it was yesterday, when the employes served notice they Army Plane Falls Oklahoma's Daily Oil Allowable (ut OKLAHOMA CITY. Jan. 30.— W—Oklahoma’s daily oil allowable for February was set at 388,-000 barrels by the corporation commission, a cut of 2.000 barrels under January but 20.000 above the L. S. Bureau of Mines’ recommendation. A reduction more nearly in line with the Bureau of Mines’ figure may be in order by March, the commission announced, after it wanted to take care of the entire expense themselves. Shawnee Man Dies Aller Plane (rash NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan., 30, UP>—Maj. Thomas N. Wilkerson, Jr., one of three army officers injured in an army plane crash near Gallatin died last night in a hospital here. Tile trainer plane was en route from Andrews Field, Mdm., to Barksdale Field, La., where Maj., Wilkerson was base legal officer. and Shidehara insisted nothing concerning Japan was discussed. “We were just remembering the old days in Washington when I was ambassador—in the Wilson and Harding days,” Shidehara said. “It is so sad to learn so many of my old friends are dead.” Few of the schools over the county had reported by Wednesday morning although a number of them are known to be working on the collection of clothing for peoples in other lands left destitute and in rags by years of warfare. Hess.    ,    „ I Rohrscheidt was injured in an !    d D not return to    i oha ; accidental fall last week. The ^ S ie o\ e ^' ias r€ins . J ed * ! gangling nazi the same day wrote    n Brady, appointed to suc- him a curt note saying he wanted    * ewcr * v, ’ as busy hiring a no lawyer, no witnesses and no, L-f t >n    m #? * * y * ar ” documents but would conduct his *, i trucks rn an effort to resown defense.    I° r * Pickup service at least in It took the judges of    the    United j     d(nvntm V/J acca. States, Great Britain.    Russia and I    Mayor    J. Bl annie Davis    told a France a full week    to    decide    * hat Blington    “fired I Hess’ problem    Bicknell    because he knows that “    Bicknell    liked me, and Elling ton doesn t like me or anybody that does like me.” Davis    said that Brewer “has Charles Dubost, the French prosecutor, introduced a German hi based on the conference, which he said would be held immediately- The city council took its stand last night after accepting resignations of two policemen. Jack D. Turner and L. B. Fariss. Discharge of Turner and Fariss and Policeman Jim Hacker and Alvin Williamson and Police Judge Lem Foster was recom- l mended recently by a county grand jury. Both Turner and Fariss said ...    ________ they were resigning “reluctantly.” I " lg “ command directive instruct The council did not discuss the commanders of war prison- j .    ,    .    •    .    *    ,    7 case of Police Chief A. B. Bowl- | ers camps not to observe the #£1”. unfairl y tossed out of of ing. whose    resignation was de-     1    general convention regulation for     #    ^ ... manded by    the grand jury with    delay in executions. The conven-    took the position    that instructions to the counfy attor- tion provides that execution of    /k 6 ”     s ^°P p€ ^d wor^k they nev to institute ouster nrnrMH. I prisoners cannot be carried out res *® n ep xneir jops. until three months after the pro-1    ...    ‘CaU It Strike tecting power has been notified, .tril.* 1 !,'! cveI > call “For war prisoners themselves, Tho    a    u it is more humane not to have to wait three months for their exe- ^ ^    -     ever > thing will be cution,” the directive said. Another document showed how the command of the German air force attempted to curtail allied TULSA. Okla.. Jan. 30.—(ZP) Mrs. Ruth Wells will become partment of agriculture estimates ney to institute ouster proceed- f prisoners cannot be carried out ings if Bowling did not resign.    ------- __— —*- Bee Production Up OKLAHOMA CITY. Jan. 30 — (IP)—Oklahoma bees did a good job in 1945. Based on reports from Oklahoma beekeepers, the U. S. de it a Read the Ada News Want Ads. homa City. Tulsa Red Cross chapter manager Friday to succeed Kenneth Neis-wander, who is leaving ^to assume a post as the organization’s state relations officer at Okla- 1945 production of honey in the state at 2,080.000 pounds. In 1944 production was 1.316,000 pounds. * -- Greater returns for amount invested—Ada News Classified Ads. straightened out here” soon, referring to city functions interrupted by the walkout. He added that he wanted to make it clear that the resignation of Kelly Brown as city attorney was reported gasoline in storage j Post officials there said he was was rapidly increasing. The commission brought the Cheyarah field in Seminole county under the proration order. iw eat her] a.______  * Oklahoma — Cold wave with strong northerly winds this after shortly to have retired from sec vice and that his home was Shawnee, Okla. Members of the crew said the plane ran out of gas and they were attempting to bring it down on an emergency landing strip near Gallatin, when it crashed 300 yards short. VA Having to Decide on Continuation Of Medical Care of Non-Service Disabilities In View of Rush of Service Caused Cases had nothing to do with the labor trouble. “Mr. Brown has done an excellent job here.’’ he asserted, “and his resignation is just a coincidence. He resigned because of the UNO DOCUMENT SECTION IS FALLING BEHIND noon and tonight; temperatures I     Jan * 30 —The falling to 10-15 Panhandle, to I    organization has lower 20’s southeast by Thurs-!    committee meetings 3rnins: nartlv olnndv    ^     e    P^ enai    > r . session scheduled day morning: partly cloudy this afternoon, tonight and Thursday; colder southeast, diminishing winds Thur»day. for tomorrow to give its document section time to catch up. —*—- Read the Ada News Want Ads. I By ROBERT E. GEIGER WASHINGTON, Jan. 30.—(IP) —The Veterans Administration moved today for a clear-cut definition of national policy regarding future medical care and hospitalization of veterans with nonservice connected disabilities. Gen. Omar N. Bradley, VA administrator, drafted a letter to President Truman outlining the critical situation he said has arisen in handling such cases, due to the shortage of doctors, nurses and hospital space. The point might be reached, Bradley noted, where no more veterans with non-service disabilities could be accommodated. Under existing policy many veterans with non-service connected disabilities have been receiving free government medical care. VA officials said this has resulted in the following situation: disabilities in no way connected with their military service. Members From War ll Gaining 2. World War II veterans with non-service disabilities already slightly exceed those with service connected disabilities, and their number is increasing. Present laws give veterans with service-connected disabilities first call on hospital facilities. If additional space is available veterans with non-service connected cases may be received, but they must sign a statement saying they are unable to pay a hospital or doctor’s bill. Veterans’ organizations have been trying to liberalize the rules. The American Legion wants the pauper's oath abolished; the veterans of foreign wars have approved resolutions that all disabled veterans be cared for. May Lack Doctors i *    x    *    Alarmed    VA officials claim if I. Approximately 10 per cent government policy is liberalized aLsTrnm n iu hospitallzed v ®ter- I much further there might be so ans from all previous wars have I many patients “we couldn’t find the doctors to care for them.” Under present rules they estimate they will have about 250.-000 veterans in hospitals by 1975, or about three times the number now hospitalized. They consider this a “conservative” estimate of the future, based on experience after World War I. “If the rules are liberalized, hospital cases might jump to 500.-000 by 1975,” one official said, asking that his name not be used. Somebody Must Decide Both Gen. Bradley and VA’s medical director, Gen. Paul R. Hawley, are of the opinion that “congress or authority higher than the Veterans Administration” will have to decide soon what future policy is going to be. As they see it, either hospitalization will have to be restricted to veterans with service-connected disabilities. Or else a greatly enlarged hospital construction program will be necessary to handle cases. oners camps near large German cities. Dubost told the court Adolf Hitler himself enunciated the nazi policy of executing deportees in order to intimidate the cantation! °* sub ^ ected Eu rop- pressure of private business.” Dubost sbmitted a document he -^ Wn '‘ Gr “‘ P » y ***** descried as a German high command directive instructing German members of the French-German armistice commission to reject all requests from the French delegation or the international ..... ........ j Red Cross for better treatment of ^ cause of financial restrictions prisoners. Kerr Witt Fight Ruling on Paris % OKLAHOMA CITY. Jan. 30 — (ZP)—In an attempt to save the state $10,800. Gov. Robert S. Kerr announced he planned to continue fighting a civil service commission ruling that former Of the discharge of Brewer and Bicknell, the city manager said only that it was included in a “general reorganization” The walkout followed a meeting of the city council at which Ellington told members that be- pay increases could not be granted city employes without reducing their number. Flan# Crashes in Ruggad Country Near Catoosa ’ CATOOSA, Okla., Jan 30< —Five persons were killed in t crash of a two-engined army a plane four miles north of" h« last night. Maj. George L. Hi commanding officer of the / Transport Command Operatic location in Tulsa, announced I day. Identification of the men wot not be released until later, Maj Hall said. He described the pla as an administrative type en and said that it burned in t crash. The officer said the plane w on a routine flight from Tin* Weld. Oklahoma City, to Tul He added that no more than ti victims were aboard. Difficulty in reaching the era scene was attributed to rugg terrain of the area. Farmers had reported heari an explosion and a circling pla which seemed to be in distr< before midnight. - Reds Regret Hopkins Death MOSCOW. Jan. 30.—(TPi—Ri sian newspapers printed withe comment today the news of Hi ry Hopkins’ death. Private c pressions of sorrow came fr< many Russians wnose friends! Hopkins won during his visit Moscow last May as Preside Truman’s personal emissary. Read the Ada News Want Ai Hopkins Funeral Sal far Friday NEW YORK, Jan. 30.—(JP>— Funeral services for Harry L, Hopkins, special assistant to the late President Roosevelt will be non-service    disability Highway Commissioner France held at 2 p.m., Friday at St. Bar-Paris violated the Hatch Act. tholomew’s Protestant Episcopal Kerr said at present he expects . church here. Dr. George Pauli T. to order an appeal to the (J. S. ( Sargent, rector, will conduct the Supreme court. Both the federal j services. district court and circuit court' The place of burial has not of appeals sustained the civil ser- I been announced. vice action. Because the commission contended Paris continued his activities as head of the state democratic party while holding his highway post. Oklahoma stands Hopkins. 55, died yesterday at Memorial hospital where he had been a patient since last November. The formal announcement said “The nature of his illness was obscure and final determin- to lose $10,800 in federal road ation cannot be made until fur- Iiaiok    *    4    L     M__a. _   _    -« • « .. funds under the Hatch act ther facts are available.’ One o’ th’ rarest accomplishments is thinkin’ before you act. Th’ fellers in Washington, who 're talkin’ an’ plannin’ all these $10,000 homes fer folks, ought t’ keep in mind that we ain't all on govern* ment salaries.