Ada Evening News (Newspaper) - March 3, 1946, Ada, Oklahoma Mild Sunday, mostly cloudy Monday, possibly scattered light showers and cooler in northwest. THE ADA EVENING NEWS BUY MORE WAR BONDS Conway Over Red Cran Goal Already Report Stimulates Many Workers Ready to Launch County Drive on Monday >re As Red Cross officials p pared to open the $15,660 1946 Red Cross Fund Campaign in Pontotoc county they felt a ripple of fervor caused by an early report from Conway that the district quota has been raised. At 7:30 Monday, all volunteer workers for the downtown area are slated to meet for a kick-of breakfast at the Aldridge Hote banquet room. Immediately following the breakfast and instructions the 1946 Red Cross campaign will start in Ada. Homes To Be Visited Also Monday morning women volunteers, under the leadershi of Mrs. Fred Oliver, will launcl. the canvass of the residential section. Every home is urged to contribute from the residence; that *b,_ if the husband or wife contributes in town, he is also asked to reserve an amount for someone at his residence to contribute through the residential Red Cross worker in the neighborhood. al J ~ ver the county, the 1946 Fund Campaign of the Red Cross begins this week. Fourteen dollars, quota of the small Conway district, has already given the county districts a fast start. Chairman Urges Speed Oscar L. Parker, business manager at East Central and Pontotoc County Chairman for the Red Cross 1946 campaign, said . * « ^ Red Cross headquarters at -IO South Broadway will serve •J 80 ** the business center for the drive—receiving fund collections and reports. Mrs. Edith f2 u 5 rt u£ xecutive secretary, and ~\*d Oliver, chapter treasurer, will handle the reports of volunteer workers. J*”*** has urged speed in the effort to work through the drive before enthusiasm wanes. Meat Stays In Comity Of the $15,660 quota, $9,000 is to remain with the Pontotoc County chapter to continue its aervices of claim filing, financial assistance, and counsel to vets and service men; to continue water safety programs; to main-tem me Motor Corps transportation services and Home Service functions; to maintain a ready disaster relief program; to keep serving in Pontotoc County the many special volunteers, such as nurses aids, home service workers. The $6,660 to go to the national organization of the American Red Cross will help support Red Cross hospital staffs overseas (which have been doubled), will put Red Cross staffs in vets hospitals, will continue national disaster relief funds and special workers. The familiar lapel buttons and window stickers will identify Red Cross members again this year. Each person contributing a dollar or more will receive from toe volunteer who calls on him a membership card. Police RaM Ion, Mw Two PMs Operator af Mississippi Inn Arrested en Whisky Charge . ^ Mississippi Inn, located on south Mississippi, was raided *7*torday afternoon by members of the city police force who reported they found Ray Lloyd Renton, operator of the place, in possession of two pints of whis- PoUce Chief Dud Lester said that members of his force searched the place for additional whiskey, but found only the two pints T„^ nton . was arre-ied and placed rn the city jail, but was released after making a $20 cash bond. WANTS SPEED ON BILL ON UNION STRIKES Roundup. OI Mouth} About *1outu Neighborly Jtems Without Headlines About Ada And lit Folks Hay hooks on fire engine? Sure the smaller trucks of the Ada F. D. have ‘em. Only Saturday morning the firemen found a small haybam blazing . . , , only recourse was to start swinging those hayhooks and get out as many bales as possible, ex- 1 anguishing flames on some them .... every fireman—farm origin or not—knows how to wield the hooks. Ceiling Pries On Grains Go Up on Monday Aim* et Lighter Livestock I Per Marketing, Adjusted ta Lewes Grain Supplies I All of the boys and girls in one junior high class last week were wondering .... finally one boy asked the teacher, “What flavor is that perfume, anyway?” \ l Andy Anderson, manager of the Oklahoma City bureau of the Associated Press, was in Ada Friday afternoon talking shop with Ada News employes and reporting his staff still shorthanded ... . The News news department is happily approving the new teletype machines installed Friday that are almost silent and that the installing mechanic said (Continued on Page 6 Column I) WeekLefllnWhidi To Register or To Toss Hat in Ring City primary election time is drawing near. but Mr. Average Citizen doesn't have to be told i-hat, because campaign cards are floating around like leaves rn a windstorm. The eventful day is just 16 days off, on March 19. Prospective candidates have until Saturday to throw their tats into the ring and unregistered citizens have the same amount of time leftto register to get to on an election bal- put their ot Candidates are trying to visit most everyone and those that hey can visit personally know 5 a candidate or his represen-ative has been around. l 7 2mored around 'fTV to®, election this year will be one of the closest events of its kind to be held in Ada in years. Candidates are taking plenty of time to point out their qualifications, for many voters-to-be are comparative newcomers here. Downtown election WASHINGTON, March 2. upcoiling prices on grains will be raised # Monday, the department of agriculture said today, as part of a program to adjust livestock feeding^ to the reduced supplies of of grains and to encourage prompt marketing of supplies. Effective Monday. 'March 4. the ceiling prices for grains will be raised as follows: Wheat 3 cents a bushel. Com 3 cents a bushel. Barley 4 cents a bushel. Oats 2 cents a bushel. Grain Sorghums 9 cents a hundred pounds. Ceiling prices for rye. which go into effect June I, will be increased 4 cents a bushel. Other steps in the program, outlined in a statement issued by Secretary of Agriculture Anderson and Price Administrator Paul A. Porter, with approval of the office of economic stabilization, are; Woald Finish Hogs Lighter Hogs ceilings will not be chang-ed Prior to Sept. I, 1946, but consideration meanwhile will be given to lowering the ceiling price on heavier weight butcher hogs a f H 1 ?* date. Consideration also will be given to lowering the subsidy on heavier hogs before Sept. I. “The purpose of these changes,’ the official statement said would be to encourage farmers to finish hogs at lighter weights and thereby make more efficient use of our limited sup-plv of feed grains.” Cattle Subsidy Ends Jane 36 The subsidy of 50 cents per IOO pounds now paid cattle feeders for certain types of animals will be ended June 30. This subsidy was paid to encourage cattle feeding operations. ‘Tile present situation is not such as to justify continuance of tins special incentive for the feeding of cattle to heavier weights,** the government officials said. Changes wiU be made in corn and processed grains regulation designed, the announcement declared “to aid in restoring normal distribution by country elevators and carload sellers.” Detailed changes will be outlined in a separate I by the OPA. * APA, OKLAHOMA. SUNDAY, MARCH 3, IMS Atom Bomb Tests Continuo SSiSSKi SII The entire operation w« ****** ior . thirty minutes, and landed. Telephoto). on the above and right.—(NEA Want UNO Capital ConnocHcut Citlaiw In Overwhelming Valet Makes It Plain They Don't Want Their Community 'Destroyed 4 GREENWICH, Conn., March 2.—(AP)-Greenwich citizens, voting a special town referendum today, opposed the establishment of the United Nations organization capital here by a 5,505 to 2,019 margin. The tally was announced by Moderator Frederick H. Allen. He said the total number of persons who showed up to vote was 8,104, plus 580 citizens who left the voting machines without * * * 6 Greenwich Does Not Reds Mean To Keep Dairen expressing a choice. ♦ — talk runs n spurts. One day there is very ittle said about the election and the next day the election is the main topic of discussion. Several candidates are offering their services to voters in the form of information as where and when to register. Two!* Fie Trial For Idabel Robbery Couple Held in Texes For Return to Oklahoma , FORT WORTH, Tex., March 2. „ —Joseph J. Lawson, 25. and Everett Roscoe Pack, 28, were held here today awaiting removal to Oklahoma, where they will face charges filed against them rn connection with the $27 000 burglary of the First State bank ln Idabel, Okla., on February 13. The two men were arrested by city detectives and an FBI agent The defendants were held in lieu of $10,000 gond each after a hearing before U. S. Commissioner Robert Milam today. John Thomas Duncan, 24, of Big Springs, arrested by city detectives two weeks ago, pleaded guilty to burglary charges at a nearing in Milam’s court. Duncan testified he received $300 for driving an automobile for the two men. - — ~ .... ---. Jack Gibson Moss is bein? held WASHINGTON, March I, (-Pi— in Los Angeles, charged with the announcement Rep. Monroney (D-Okla.) today urged speedy action on his bill to give federal courts power to take anti-trust action against unions if they strike in restraint of trade. Monroney told newsmen he is inking the house judiciary committee to conduct hearings on the measure. He disclosed, however, that Secretary of Labor Schwellen-bach is opposed to the bill. In a letter to the committee the secretary questioned constitutionality ?eg2£.Ion eCtl0nS ° f the proposed TULSA, Okla.* Mar. 2.—IP)— Police cleared up thefts of 23 automobiles today with unexpected ® as f * A teen age youth was arrested and police said he admitted the thefts. He accidentally let a picture of himself fall out of his pocket in tile -3rd car stolen and police recovered it. [WEATHER Oklahoma: Mild Sunday, mostly cloudy Monday, possibly scattered light showers and cooler in northwest by late afternoon^ same burglary. Read the Ada News Want Ads. Genus Prize Ship Burning in Hnbor Believed Sabotage—Fifth Ta Catch Fire in 36 Hoars LIVERPOOL, March 2, (IR_ The German prize ship Empire Waveney was abandoned to flames today at a loss of more than $8,000,000, and police hinted the ship—the fifth to catch fire m Liverpool harbor in 36 hours—-might have been the victim of saboteurs. The fire, fed by exploding toe! tanks rn the hold, was expected Jka A urn for t wo days. The 16,-754-ton vessel, formerly the luxury liner Milwaukee, started to bum early last night Firemen abandoned the fight when the \jP over against a quay PBice Inspector F. Burke said there was no proof that sabotage was involved but added “when we have three or four fires together, naturally the investiga- usual'” g ° * ^ deeper than BARTLESVILLE. Mar. 2.— At least 12 fertilizer demonstration plots are being planned Wallington county. Ernest O. Back, county farm agent, announced today. TULSA, Okla* Mar. 2.-M>)_ Burglars in an auto top repair shop escaped with small haul. Needles and an awl, that’s all. Read the Ada News Want Ads. Deadline Nearing On Hemeriead Ta Exemption Request March 15 is usually associated in the taxpayer’s mind with the deadline tor filing of income tax return tor the preceding year. It is also a deadline in county fiscal affairs, reminds Charley Rushing, county tax assessor. That is the final date by which a person can file application for homestead tax exemption for the new tax year. It also is the last penalty-less date for filing a report on personal and intangible property holdings. .Att® 1 * March 15 a penalty of IO per cent automatically goes on for those who delay too long. MmU of Hmm To Brig. 6m. Castle Sacrificed Ufa bp Taking Controls of Fleming B-17 Se Crew Could Escape eligible vote Lt. George Goddard Killed In Mission Over Luz6n, Kin Told LT. GEORGE GODDARD Earlier Bogart wet 'Missing'; Musician, Engineer Student Before Enlisting Relatives of LL George Goddard. fighter pilot first reported missing over the island of Luzon, nave been informed by the war department that the flier was killed m action on April 3, 1945. He was on a bombing and strafing mission over Luzon at the time and had already flown missions over Manila, Manila Bay, Corregidor and Clark Field before the Japanese were ?iT lv £?- these areas, and over the China Coast and othei 1 areas. .^ Goddard, 22, was a graduate of Ada high school and lacked about a year of completing degree work at Oklahoma A. A M college, Stillwater, when he enlisted in the air forces. He was (Continued on Page 5, Column 3) WASHINGTON, March 2.—(/Pl —Brig. Gen. Frederick W. Castle, who was killed in 1944 over Belgium while leading an air strike by more than 2,000 bombers, has been awarded posthumously the Medal of Honor. The war department in announcing the award today said J?® toad®* “willing sacrifice of his life by taking over controls of a flaming B-17 flying fortress bomber to enable the crew to parachute to safety. The bombing formation, escort-®d by raw-ly 1,000 fighters, was said officially to have been the largest ever assembled. It attacked German air fields and lines of communication to help turn the tide of the battle of the bulge Dec. 24, 1944. Enroute to the target, an en gine of Castile’s bomber failed and he was forced to quit his place at the head of the formation. Refusing to jettison his bombs because of the hazard to allied troops. Castle tried in vain to save the plane, then took over controls and ordered the crew to jump, while he was carried to his death, the war department said. Only 36 years old. Castle was ™ of Col. Benjamin F. Castle, U. S. army retired, Washing-C., and Mrs. Winifred W a lker Castle, Lake Arrowhead, ”• J* A graduate of the military academy, he was out of the army from 1934 to 1942. Castle Army Air base, Merced, Califon^ named rn his honor, will be dedicated this summer. HUNGARIAN HANGED LONDON, March 2.—(>P)—The Budapest radio said tonight that Count Fidel Palffy, Hungarian minister of agriculture during the German occupation, was hanged as a war criminal today in Budapest The broadcast said former Premier Ferenc Szalasi and six other cabinet ministers, convicted last night of war crimes would be hanged on Monday. Read the Ada News Want Ads. The aggregate here was 20.469. Willkie Bushby, New York lawyer and chairman of the Greenwich people’s committee, issued this statement immediately after ™ tallv was completed: ' The people of Greenwich have clearly and unmistakably registered their belief that the UNO should not destroy one community in order to build another on tbtould select a site which will not cause unnecessary human suffering and wasteful expense. ‘‘Dr. Eduardo Zuletta Angell of Columbia, chairman of the UNO permanent site committee, has publicly stated that the UNO would not and should not impose its capital on Greenwich if it is convinced that opposition from Greenwich is serious, sincere and truly representative of the prevailing sentiment in the township. “Greenwich has placed itself firmly on record that the UNO should select a more appropriate site and not locate in or adjacent Greenwich. We believe that the UNO, founded on the principles of democracy, should and will respect Greenwich opinion.” Burglary (barges Tiled Against Two Felice Soy Defendants Admit Owl Cafe Break-In FIVE CENTS THE COPY Lewis in (nil for Renewal Of Wage Negotiations—Talks Mine Strike to Back Demands I Besuit May Be One of Mast Bitter Labor-Management Bottles in Coal Mining History; New Issues Baisod By WILLIAM NEEDHAM WASHINGTON, March 2.—(AP)—John L. Lewis called on the coal industry today to open wage negotiations cover* ing some 400,000 soft coal miners—and simultaneously served notice he is ready to call a nation-wide coal strike April I to enforce his demands. The Un*3d Mine Workers leader, in typical fashion, fired a double-barrelled blast to open what may well be one of the most bitter and hard-fought labor-management battles in the industry’s history. Under the same March 2 date. .—— - Lewis sent letters to bituminous operators and to the government, one inviting the industry to open wage talks here on March 12, the other advising the government that a “dispute” exists and that he will wait 30 days before striking. Operators Must Be There Coal operators, who had expected Lewis* invitation, are bound by the union’s contract to participate in the wage conference. At the same time, industry spokesmen made it clear that, depending on the extent of the UMW wage increase proposals, the negotiations probably will be a drawn-out, sternly-contested affair. These operator representatives, who asked not to be named, said any major pay increase will mean a coal price increase, and contended that coal Bices already are too high to ive the industry in a satisfactory position for competition f Charges of second degree burlap were filed Friday in the rank I in Bour land justice court ainst Clifford Jack Spegal, 21 near Oakman and Frank Mor-u Ada in connection XU. n? burglary of the Night Owl Cafe last week. County officials said Friday nlZ n °? n the y hav ® state- the two men admitting that they entered the cafe. , * manager of the cafe re-ported that about $50 was taken I™™ a nickelodeon that was robbed, but the men say that they got only $28.80. wX «» bu,ld il ng L w ? s ent «red by *2* °/ « back door that was pried loose. e^SS ate r J^iV 1718 tur amount Invested—Ada News Classified Ads Holding Full Drats Army Maneuvers with Powerful Farces Around Manchurian Fart By RICHARD CUSHING DAIREN, Manchuria, Feb. 28. (Delayed)— CAF*) —Manchuria’s port city of Dairen, occupied by Red army troops, is considered —* ____ v by tne Soviets their own personal with oil and gas fuels Property for the moment. From all indications, they are in a forceful condition to stay. Full dress Red Army maneuvers are being held over extensive areas of the rolling country to the north of Dairen. Dairen civilians feel strongly that, while the Reds may leave other parts of Manchuria in return for certain economic concessions, they will not evacuate Dairen at any price. Near Rig Naval Baas The Russians have built tremendous military strength in Dairen. 30 miles from tne big naval base at Port Arthur ana clearly are seen to be taking a strong hold here. Official Soviet secret police are keeping foreigners under a close surveillance. Huge quantities of industrial machinery I have been informed reliably have been taken from Manchurian factories as 10-days-war and ship-Pfd to Vladivostok. I was told that 80 per cent of the _ equip ment of the Anshan steelworks between Dairen and Mukden was put aboard 30 freighters which sailed for Vladivostok in a convoy last year. Lend-Lrase Tanks There Staff Sgt Dick Wilkins, of York, of the army news-P ai ‘ er ’ Stars and Stripes, Associated Press Photographer Julian wilson, of Louisville, Ky., and I rode into Dairen on Soviet trains yesterday. Mile after mile we saw Red forces in military maneuvers. They employed tanks, mortars and anti-aircraft guns. American lend-lease tanks were in dence. evi- As we neared Dairen, we could see, on either side, fully-equip-ped soldiers crawling across fields on their bellies in mock battle rows. Rows of surprisingly big anti-aircraft batteries were being placed in strategic spots. “War Not Over” Some Soviet planes are based #5? T 1 ® 3 * rom Dairen on one 2l ^J a i rgeat ,ie,d * in Aiia, buUt by the Japanese. The Reds have their own private interpretation of the Soviet treaty signed with China last August. They contend they have exclusive right to Dairen for the duration of the war—and they argue the war is not over until the peace is signed. Chinese here interpret the treaty as fixing Dairen’s status as In his letter to Ezra Van Horn of Cleveland, chairman of the operators negotiating committee of the national bituminous coal wage conference, Lewis declared *new arrangements” are necessary covering “wages, hours, rules, practices, differentials, inequalities,” and “other pertinent matters” affecting the industry. Lewis Injects New Issue Soft coal miners currently receive a basic wage of $1 an hour tor a 35-hour week. With overtime. underground travel allowances, and other additional payments. they can receive a maxi- I? u,n »r?L? 63 50 we ®kly, although the UMW contends the average weekly pay has ranged around $52. I® his 30-day strike notice, filed with Secretary of Labor SchweUenbach. the National Labor Relations Board, and the National Wage Stabilization Board. Lewis interjected an issue almost as controversial as the wage question. This covers the right of mine foremen and other supervisory employes to be members of the union and be covered by contract. Coal operators invariably have contested that demand bitterly and are certain to make a show-down fight in the new negotiations. ¥ Local Phone Worker Vote Favors Strike Ada telephone and mainten* ance workers Friday night balloted on their sentiments toward a strike proposal. The result was 50 votes for and I opposed for participation in a nationwide strike *b»ch is scheduled to begin Thursday, March 7, unless the strike is called off before that time, union officials said. The ballot was taken among operators and maintenance employes of the Southwestern Bell Telephone company daring a strategy meeting and the workers began Saturday preparing to participate rn the strike The strike involves maintenance, traffic, commercial and operator employes. No Agnean*! Ii Southwest Bell Phone Menan Holding Man For September Minter Slayings in Arizona, Arrest in Arkansas (Continued on Page 6 Column 3) Fred Wallis Was on Submarine That Vanished on Tour of Duty EM 3/e FRED A. WALLISER. Stonewall Sailor's Vassal Last Hoard front Under ^•Ptli Charge Attack ti J?iw^ avy jRS partmen * has noti-Sflp * an i < J *? rs * Fred A. Wallis of Stonewall that their son, Fred «»! i. »* ®l®®trician’s mate “/c. who has been reported miss-VJXk 111 - actlon si* 1 ®® February 18, imj “ now . officially listed as killed m action as a submarine on which he was a crew member railed to return from a tour of duty. In the letter from the Navy department that was signed by Sec. James Forrestal, it* was stated !tl at y. a ! lis had 5® tT > carried on the officials records in the status of missing in action. He was serving aboard the USS Barbel when he failed to return The Barbel left Australia Jan. (Continued on Page 5, Column I) .KINGMAN. Ariz., March 2.— (^-—Sheriff Frank L. Porter of Mohave county, Ariz., said to-rnght he will leave “almost immediately” for Hot Springs, Ark., where a man identified as Emmett Edwin (Ted) Patterson is held on a charge of first degree murder in connection with the deaths of his sister and brother-in-law. Porter said California authorities would accompany him. Patterson is accused of killing his sister, Mrs. Alline Cole of Los Angeles, and her husband, W. M. Cole. The search for Patterson has been under way since last Sept. 5 when Arizona police officers investigating a report about an abandoned car saw Mrs. Cole’s left hand sticking up out of the sand in a dry wash about 16 miles west of Kingman. The body of the 30-year-old woman was uncovered and later identified as Mrs. Cole. She had been driving to California with her husband and bro-ther from Paris. Texas, where Cole had sold his business On September 29 the remains ?l was discovered in Calif ® desert near Ludlow, ——" 'lr--- RAY IS VA CHAPLAIN ST. LOUIS, March 2, (JP*— 1 The Rev. Earl E. Ray, who won the • V £T s ^ ar * or gallantry in action rn Tunisia, has been appointed chaplain of the veterans administration branch here, it was announced today. He will supervise the work of chaplains in VA hospitals and homes in Missouri, Kansas, Arkansas and Oklahoma. In addition to the silver star Chaplain Ray received the purple heart for wounds suffered in Sicily and the bronze star for gallantry in action in Germany. He is 40 years old and was ordained a Northern Baptist clergyman in 1928. ST. LOUIS, March 2._<^>— With a deadline for returning strike ballots less than 48 hours away, representatives of the Southwestern Bell Telephone company and Southwestern Telephone Workers’ union held another unsuccessful conciliation conference today. Another meeting is scheduled for Sunday afternoon. A union spokesman said no progress had been made. The union is asking wage increases averaging $7 a week, a minimum wage of 65 cents an hour and a 40-hour week. . members. approximate* Z 30,000 workers in Missouri, rkansas, Kansas, Oklahoma. Texas and a small part of Illinois must return their strike ballots by Monday. A strike, if voted, will begin at 6 a.m. Thursday to coincide with a scheduled nation-wide telephone strike. Sgl. Hill (teared Of Spying Charge Feints When Coart Mar* Hal Verdict Bead SAN FRANCISCO, March 2; (.Pi—Staff Sgt. Frank Hirt was acquitted tonight of all charges that he conspired to commit espionage for Germany. Hirt fainted when the verdict of the liman court martial was read The court martial deliberated for five hours. The prosecution had contended the young air corps sergeant had been schooled in Germany in the use of secret inks, had received names and addresses of conspirators, and money with which to operate. The defense argued that any cooperation Hirt had given Germany while he lived there was involuntary, and that he had joined the nazi party unwillingly after pleas from his grandmother. Hirt was tried at Hamilton Field, army air base north of San Francisco. Jules Verne in was M. Olchewitz. personal life TH' PESSIMIST UT m•* Blastid, Ja. J Distiller Mote SissoB didn’t fire up t’day as th* wind wuz blowin’ from th* wrong direction. Why is it women nearly alius speak o’ some young married couple as “apparently” gittin’ along all right?