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Publication: Ada Evening News March 7, 1946

Ada Evening News (Newspaper) - March 7, 1946, Ada, Oklahoma Whew! That telephone strike is over and bow plot of folk, woo't hove to 9,* back lo procHco of bockfonco bowipfokoopupwith thololortorboflwtkiocoroiiJaooiiB Mw,.h„„ti„9 Increasing cloudiness this afternoon, becoming cloudy tonight, clearing Friday. THE ADA EVENING NEWS BUY MORE WAR BONDS Entries Still Coming in On Stock Show Moro Thou 500 Animals Exported for Ninth Annual Show, Storting Saturday A few entries from scattered localities are still being received by County Agent C. H. Hailey, manager of the Ninth Annual Southeastern Oklahoma Junior Livestock Show, who is completing plans for the big show where more than 500 entries are expected. “Because the Ada Chamber of Commerce realizes the important part which agriculture plays in the existence of Oklahoma, we ane happy to afford the 4-H and r^ys 81X1(1 girls °* Southeastern Oklahoma this opportunity of exhibiting in the Ninth Annual Southeastern Oklahoma Junior Livestock Show,” Elmer Kenison, secretary, said Thursday morning. Judging Contests, Too Paul G. Adams, Stillwater, will be in charge of a 4-H judging contest. Each county may enter one team of three boys. All exhibitors are eligible to compete for mdividual prizes. Team members who are not exhibitors can compete only for team prizes. Teams must be registered with the superintendents before the start of the contest at 8 a.m. Tuesday, March 12. No member of the team is eligible to compete in this contest who has participated in the non-collegiate contests at Chicago or Denver or who bas been a regularly enroll-e student in college. John Farrar of Stillwater will be superintendent of the FFA judging contest. The same rules govern FFA judging as does 4-H judging. Prise Money Set Up . first prize money for each o;1 three steer classes will be $16. Ten dollars will be paid the winner of the first place lamb in each division. First prize winner in each barrow division will receive ,ftJche Jrand champion steer in *t,own fey John Brother EL”^a;uHe was    FFA mem- ber and the animal was a Hereford. A Duroc barrow owned by Ross English of Garvin county won frana champion honors in 1945. Ralph Thompson of Hughes a Southdown lamb that won grand champion honors last year. For the past five years a Hughes county 4-H club member exhibited the grand champion lamb. A total of more than $1,000 will be given to FFA and 4-H club members as prizes this year. Premium money was given by the ™a Chamber of Commerce and Pontotoc county cattlemen -—— -* Chicks Into Hands Of Farm Youths Five Thousand of Thorn Distributed; C. of C. Poultry Program Praisod Five thousand' chicks chirped greetings today to a hundred farm club youths who will relive toe premium hatch from !«e**    r    o£    Commerce in its third annual poultry program. The luncheon program and dispensing of chicks was preceded by two hours of instruction in poultry brooding and rearing, led oL BlS°ks’ o£ Oklahoma A. and M. college, and Cy Hailey, Pontotoc county agent, in the district court room. h«?e10°f S\i?pe?hing before members of the Chamber of Commerce and farm youth, termed °i C- poultry program as outstanding over the state.” In tact, ne added, some other civic organizations over the state have mod Pl pH cirri ii nn..U ___  , APA, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, MARCH 7, IMC SS* J5S22S Daughter Make, History Government Intervention Averts Telephone Strike Rail Strike Delay Seen Tmm«a to Name Emar-9*"cy Fact-Finding Panel Ta Study Workers Wage Dispute modeled similar poultry experi- thtWeypeo^ryghusba„dry special- I    ISS ist pointed particularly to two the Cambridge Lent Bum    A    ,f?i.Ellfland'    ln    disn sar«y7an£?SI sat-s-d.-e.RaTS.    I** ness program”; and giving the yk!Z-C-'ymen ** necessary 17m__:    J    IL., ww —__ _ CLEVELAND, March 7.—(JP)_ Postponement of a scheduled strike _by^ Brotherhoods of Railroad Trammen and Locomotive Engineers appeared likely today as it was announced in Washington President Truman would No! Aiming Just at Russia U. S. Emphasis aa Blunt Talk Now Method; State Department Has Many Concerns crew selector eL™ fT -IT, ‘S™ A member of the bridge unl^ersitv CnnniE^d 8 se™cemen attending Cam- Appointment of such a panel. wSW’tSSSMTC ST"jgJggLte being fheVrst | tho PoiKnn.. t — i-.'  p .    °ns    of »ute. ppointment of such woman coxswain * to com i ** fSwmg htsto^ bX being the first £/gx>rdance with provisions of Service)    ‘°    COmpete w the ™ces.-(Oklahoma State Mat    Act. presum- ________ ___»“y    t™uM    delay    actual    walkout He said that Floyd’s Hatchery    _    - Steel    Strike    Isn't    Over—As rn Oklahoma, and furthermore    I e    _    1    VTCI Long    os    500    of    Fabricating Plants Still Ara Tied Up Phone Settlement Bood for Wages Moans About $15,000,000 Far Southwestern Workers ST. LOUIS, March 7,    —Set- to ment of the threatened strike ox telephone workers means wage eiRrS^5vfttoialing approximately $15,000,000 for members of the Southwestern Telephone Workers union, D. L. McCowen, union president, estimated today. McCown said that, in brief, the agreement provides the following weekly pay increases for the 30,-000 members of the STWU. Craftgroups, $5 minimmn and SB maximum; traffic operating pojiP. 55, to $7; clerical group $5 to $7; miscellaneous group (caretakers, mechanics, guards, build- iS?J271C? men’ etc ) 55; special employes (accountants, assistants, $10° representatives), $7 to j ad^tion* he .said, it provides for the reduction of the time period to reach top wages mini-mums for ll to 8 years; reduction in tile number of wages schedules and reclassification of certain ex- ke*r^eS b*gber waRe brac- !he4 strike settlement SI? # P ° Prevent picketing of exchanges and brief curtailment of long distance and manual serfice here. By 8 a m however, all service was reported back to normal. mS?aUihJ?terng..union oncers managed to notify key cities in Missouri Kansas, Oklahoma, Tex-as and Arkansas of the strike cancellation before serious curtailment of long distance service. predicted restoration of normal operations throughout the area by noon. r « mc largest SUCH breeding enterprise for poultry i?klaboma. and furthermore, #e bostL egg production records for the breeds Floyd’s is developing, Brooks declared. The speaker noted that the poultry industry grew to a two and one-half billion dollar in-duos.try during the war, and said mat more farms include poultry agriculture"1 0ther tyPe of He advised that the big tenant fapopulation would be better | satisfied and more prosperous if struck landlords would provide ade-1 quate poultry housing and equip- SlSiolr successful pro-1 f|lVAr f|av> I . oif.m1 x£e?ley and W. A. I JWs AWdlu dour* °h I ug"’. Presented 30 to 60 days. Had Set Deadline nflS?.1/ / Whitney of the Brotherhood of Railroad Train-men and Al vanley Johnson, heac of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, announced yesterday a deadline of 6 a.m. next Monday for a profess!ve strike against 384 railroads and termin- Pendin the pane By JAMES MARLOW    I    nouncauon    or embarrauina (U ___ *    t. ’ '------ *v    means    something    to    you    •    11“w    ao    aing    citizen Ab.., 200,000 CIO    ,h.g,Mio    ^    SSX’Saf'*  h.8h«r p., in mtd-jM,uary_,ti|| ... on 5lrite. t.S’XS?.? -.Tbcy aro striking against about I erhoods would ho u~ia cautioning that Ihf m^tcoSy chick mortal*17 progr"n “ #■ Red (ms Mw Lags, Speed-Up No* Being Urged i‘,a,ve r,IS®n HOI 1 .63, Red Cross officials in the county pleat ers^efforts Speed“up ^ ^ work- „,By Thursday morning there were still only two completed blocks m the downtown business section, and several residential ^ssers finished their calls short of their quotas, to stir up a little apprehension at Red Cross headquarters. Cross county officers urged that the volunteers accelerate L fa'vS? WhUe the weather It appeared today that the progress of the 1946 campaign may remain uncertain until the middle of next week. Headquarters expects some reports from coun-ty school districts on Saturday which may indicate the extent of success outside Ada. . 1x1 Ada there have been several incomplete reports from down-town workers that have swelled Rev. Teeter Back Te Pastoral Work Returns from Chaplain Duties With Combat Regiment* To Pickett, Francis Churches Greater returns for amount invested—Ada News Classified Ads {WEATHER ******    ■< Oklahoma — Increasing cloud-iness this afternoon, becoming cloudy tonight, clearing Friday, colder tonight and west this afternoon; lowest tonight 20 northwest, 30 east and south; colder southeast and extreme east, war-m?r Panhandle Friday afternoon; winds becoming strong northwest ton.gr.t and west this afternoon. Chaplin (Major) Bonner E. fe. formerly pastor of the Methodist church at Roff and graduate of East Central State college, has received his dis-chai ge after 28 months of service and returns to pastor the Meth- FVancis ° S at Pickett a“d Tee‘e/ was pastor of the {toff church for a year and a half before going into service as a chaplain. ,^ust before receiving his dis-obarge, he returned from 14 months overseas service as regimental chaplain for the 379th In- lftfl,hyi^egAment’ a eart of the . ■Pif‘.P,vis,on: thls division was with the Seventh Army and broke the Seventh Army record py being m direct contact with thesenemy for 147 consecutive Teeter holds the Bronze Star award, ETO Ribbon with two battle stars, the American De- Medal    snd the Victory He will assume his new duties by preaching Sunday, March IO at Pickett8 and evening services Made Posthumously To Glen Horrell P&oM^NonSfiSS^ arar^ posthumously the SU-y J*1” for. exceptional bravery of th* Bannhofi woods in Germany, the War De-bos notified his par* Sn"MrsA Paul v- Nor-rell, 506 Monroe, Stillwater. Calm, Accurate The citation reads: For gallantry in action in Germany On IO February IMS wEdf attack SU. Baynnholz jSJH GennBny. Private Nor- the flankT, TaS attacked from Mie Hank by two enemy tanks which appeared from around the fha woods. Calmly and accurately firing his bazooka blank fire from the gu,Js» be scored three hits on one tank, and two on the dls?bUxig the first and damaging the second. „‘ J11 loading the sixth round he if^roty WQiiHded by shrap_ ?’^ut {“J fire forced the tank to retreat from the woods, tea ph^down position. Private Nor-» m? 811 was attempting to roimd when he was in v Sin w5^nded by an explod-lug shell..His conspicuous brav- tZ .“A *aUa"fry under enemy £,keepmgiwith the high- RtrtSjp of the United .Was la Mth Division Private NorreU was a mem. divisfon.^6 376th    94^ The history of the 94th Divi-tr^0tes a^, ^ptire chapter of and states    ^    10* 1945» uu ^ the German tanks had bazooka skirts,” or extra WCh    the bazooka rockets less effective. This accounts for the unusually large number of casualties in this en- cracromant    '■** ■«.    _    I tween officials of the two broth. Em    1!? *trlking against about erhoods would be held to con- SS^ir. .Kr.,Ca.tU,*w Plante- They «der further action in event Sf ■ make the finished steel things Presidential intervention. i lyo^L buy, like nuts, bolts, pins. Under the strike plan service el fe* ”aF*r toe strike—no one I would halt on 112 railroads Mon- ■22? SP xt wiU end—the Nay, on 85 Tuesday, 91 Wednes-HfefJ?J'VFls2£m t0 wait for day and 96 Thursday. P^^°f toethings you wanted. Beerd Findings Not Final Labor observers notediU ,v>iv.’..'1, j-«v^    a    t*    a1    I Railway Labor Act ImiiM-'u80 fabric Plants, SbriJS?roake stee1’and 788    •    -J finished, the strike against the I £mxnendations. However the! remaining 500 fabricators isn’t {jpard’s findings would not bel Why U. S. Steel Fight Biggest ^f?,g »?d the act does not spe-I kIU ss? That’s why the fight with U c‘ c«Jill stnke call was termed “al b-4,16    ~ sriSSL hoard to recommend to the pres-[ident appointment of an emer- By ALEX SINGLETON WASHINGTON, March 7.—(A5) —This country’s newly-stressed emphasis on blunt talk in world affairs has some American diplomatic officials worried lest the policy appear aimed exclusively at Russia.    J «.^n.owIfdling ‘heir concern privately today, these officials made a point of noting that the sting of frank words has been felt in diametrically opposite camps— that is, in Spain and Argentina, as well as rn the Soviet Union. Just Plain Dealings The whole idea, they say, is £e b^P*5 tost a straight-irom-tne-shoulder approach will succeed in forcing a quick yet friendly showdown where tradi-tional hush-hush diplomacy might add to suspicion. These officials, who must remain unnamed, said critics of for***! policy should remember that American notes protesting Hussies plans in Manchuria and Iran were preceded first by an indictment of Argentine action during the war and ny a three-power denunciation of S Bpanish government for collaboration with the axis Await Iran Note Reaction Meanwhile, the state department: I. Await Russian reaction to its I Agreement Reached On Wage ’Pattern’ Agreement Too Ute to Fravmt WalkouH. Picket Line, la Ma ay Place,; Conciliation Official, Keg, Pressure Oa By WILLIAM NEEDHAM finn WAS.T^I0^ March 7—(AP)-Govemment interval-. avertedly, threatened nationwide telephone strike just 25 minutes before the 6 a. rn. (EST) deadline. Seventeen hours of unremitting pressure by United States conciliation service officials led to agreement on “pat-tern wage increases ranging from $5 to $8 weekly. _    The agreement came too late Strike Was I faua.li «u:.F walkouts is Brief Here Picket Liao Sot Up, Service Halted Until Word Ca*, firmed Sattlemaat R toe had MussEga* r s ctaai    laM    mmm      former    Pnvomrtp    n#      • L2UIS* March 7. — (j*P) — ™ar'y Marion, “Mr. Shortstop” u-    f^01115    Cardinals, ended contract °tod.?yKl    h“    1946 conference    sSS*    5-l°VKh.tMis    might    mean    the    prac-' gagement. ^Gleir was a resident of Ada h?Jih f i61* Ihls graduation from ni?i£i, a and was attending ^nter^rvlce."14 When he MacArthur Urges tell Speed-Up Wants That Airmail Carried, Altar Finding Letters Taking Weeks ta Arrive JOKVO, March 7.-(/p)_Gen-eral MacArthur is gravely con- mvut th°fUla collapse in airmail takTicr o. ? has reJLulie<l m letters JmSSF V longaa.57 days to reach Japan from California, a head-quarters spokesman said today. After a week of no mail, letters a* headquarters id    were    Postmark- Sin ♦ Although bearing air stamps, they presumably ^ by ship. But many ships make toe trip m two weeks. The mail situation "has been a ??J!nr grave concern since the E!dd!e 9f January when transpacific air service was reduced to fnP oif ia day cach 10 Tokyo and saki ppines,U fbe spokesman General MacArthur has pro-posed to the war department that Jr if.,1?1311 he carried even t lough this might mean the prac- an hour. But U. S. Steel wouldn’t give that raise unless it got a good increase on the price of steel it and sold: The government finally surrendered. “    S.    Steel    and    the I? u the 80 basic steelmakers to charge an average of $5 more a ton for their steel. Satisfied with this, they agreed to give their workers an increase of 18 Vi cents an hour. Their strike was oyer. Meanwhile. 288 fabricators al-so signed up with the CIO But 500 didn’t. Some Fabricators Hold Back The gave various reasons: They couldn t afford it Theirs was I ^competitive industry, they JETS11**6 reRcf to make up for higher wages. Wittiin a few days OPA is expected to allow some fabricators to ^barge higher prices for their product to make up for the higher prices they have to pay the basic steelmakers.    y But this isn’t a blanket in-crease to all fabricators. OPA will give them relief a group at a time, according to the type of tokes time.    * This „ Ar?d tow OPA increase has fn°to*ng to clo with any increase in wages the fabricators give. It’s (Continued on Page 2 Column I) Von Papon lo Try “o Provo He Was 12 Peace Seeker By NOLAND NORGAARD Fr^EvNB^?G’ March 7.—(JP)— : P?!wL    P a P e n*    °ne - time ashooing diplomat for nSSLSMer, informed the inter-£*2*^*7 tribunal today he would try to prove that he f?ugbt to initiate peace overtures u-.s- for the increased prices they have to pay. All Takes lime Tirtjfr* rr# geLtting this kind of £ni ufeilef~t}ley find they need still higher prices to make up for togher wages, they’ll have to SkmM‘t° heTpg0Vernment and hav^Vrt^*    time aXld wiB not all once? by *rouP*’ Trnm.ihe    day    President Truman suddenly said his recommendation—that the basic steel- im cents an nour more—didn t mean the fab- nTh?i* ?£ould settle tor that. with «h ma 9lP ,ne*otiations oilin va. i*aiS lc*’or! wide X the Tail ° w.as ‘ryin* to wifh h!.i V! ; cent settlement with basic steels a pattern for . Mat0J?- ‘he latter could £ thA^r'Jru,I!?n's statement, fht will go on and it will take time. At CIO head- ?ouYie£ iAnh,Pi“S,bur*h no *“ess STh . ?btained on the length Welters against the 500 fab- Rob^r't,TSN’ K^Ch 7- '*-Gov- April0?'* "^y ^servli^e nfiU The name of an army officer who also will speak has not been announced. Lawton has invited all of southwestern Oklahoma to join in toe Army Day celebration. More Nippy Win* Oa Way lo Stale nuiuJ 3?* AMOcUt«S PKN Chilly breezes which might nip fg”f--?arfr tP^ery in the north-western part of the state were on to®way to Oklahoma today. The federal forecast calls for wiu?u^-th*'ytod todny, which 80uin al.he north dur’ j g night with the mercury dropping to around 30 in the northwest tonight. AAM!SeraI,Tufair skie*> w‘th the w®a£ber reaching into the south and east is seen for Fri- ,.9“.?mon; Yith H wa» the slate s coolest sjoot overnight. *S vnv SPEAKER TvPiwp^HOMA CITY, March 7, nJtlJ! J’ .Beggs, Madison, Wis.. national judge advocate of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, win rfllPn?7y??«r SPeaker 8t 3 state rally of VFW members here Sun- total L5WndanCe “ 6Xpected to . -1W1.11C an i urxey ana a former governor of Pennsylvania. Through his attorney. Von Pa-pen also sought to prove that he made similar overtures to a Cath- ?i‘c, caXdinal the Vatican in 1942 and to King Gustaf V of S'5Sden m 1939 and 1940. ♦K^.e*tribunal W*H begin hearing the defense case tomorrow, stort-,ng wito Hermann Goering. Hiller s former vice chancellor, whose bungled sabotage ef-f?rto rn toe United States in the World War first brought him n°,tlce’ 53,(1 he hoped to bis role in trying to end the war through questions submitted to Hurt Fremerr Von Lersner OrlpntT1 as tbe president of the Orient league in Turkey. I£unaarc£,s tostimony was sought, the tribunal was told to sh°w that Defendant Von Papen hhn i„ 1934 to tell Ad'S” Hitler of the dangers in the nazi anti-semitic policy and begged him in 1939 and 1940 to intervene to keep peace in Europe. Through his attorney, Von Pa-Pen suggested that the king be questioned "in a manner which ne tribunal deems suitable.” Sir For the second time in the his-tory of Ada, local citizens saw Picket lines formed. Although the telephone strike wa* settled before picketing actually started the word was not passed around fast enough and the local union that is affiliated with the National Federation of Telephone Work-ers started picketing the local telephone office at 6 a. rn. - Pelleting continued until official notification was received Py to°al Vmon faders from area headquarters at Norman. $5 Want Oat Here Some 65 local telephne workers went out on strike leaving their switchboards. Nothing was Changed when they left and any conversation that was in progress at the time the strike started was not stopped. “eluded switch poard operators, maintenance men co™xnercial employees and construction men. Si??!?ds’ .dtF general chairman of the union, had employees back on the job at 8:05 a* ® few minutes after he was settled?    Strike 1111(1 ***” Strilie called off—satisfactory agreement reached—remove pickets as soon as possible—Members may now return to work,” was the contents of the official message received from Mabel Clan-tojj, general chairman of Oklaho- Emergency Calls Handled Switchboard were operated for emergency purposes only by supervisors who are not members of the union. * J~kets !°°k,. toeir turn at all aJ^w08    toe local office. An Ada .NPWS reporter was given fin^r^K0? j ? pass toe picket lines but did not get into the want von °ffi?- ‘.‘.We just d°n’t want you up here,” was the an- ter'the^ildin?!* r*qUeS‘ 10 *h??LW!onJ?n wh° has been with the local office 19 years received ITnrt«T .i,W ,or her services. Under the new agreement, she will probably receive $34 Der week as switchboard operators SS. *ran*ed a « to *7 p£ wSk Wouldn’t Pass Picket Line. Employees with union affilia-■ons reported for work as usual Z?“^ayhmondn«: hut would not break through formed picket several cities, and picket lines *®r.e thrown up in Washington, Philadelphia and at several pointe in Ohio and Michigan. Baltimore operators struck last night but began to return to work shortly after 7 a.m.    * The wage "pattern” was set in a contract between the American Telephone and Telegraph com-pany and the Federation of Long ain5^« Pb°ne Workers signed at 5:30 a.m.    s Others Follow, Cancel Strike sottipm£«Fba*S»IS of the tong lines S JI M the executive board of the National Federation of Tel-ephone Workers, five minutes later ordered cancellation of tho strike called by the long lines un-mn and !6 other NPTWafftoS, Thirty-four others had been ex- lmes mii°n to observa ofricials, finally ° the cancellation, im- ih?Ti'Ly.lssuT order* recalling the pickets who had taken up their posts in several cities, but b£fo» iff £* Were ar,ticipated oeiore telephone service return--to complete normalcy, .^though the long-lines wage •freement reportedly was reach- (Continued on Page 2 Column 4) —«•« uuauic lo issue fne strik cancellation until many hours la Slfl?18*!of the necessity fo Polling local unions by long-disl ance telephone. F. AJfad Of Deadline .KFlxlalJX* 25 rnmutes ahead o ahts» S* *i dea<tone, Beirne wa able to telegraph each of the 5 member unions of the NFTW th< final word. m    Said an a^I*romen mFo- JT! to wages for affili th? ^JHen reached" and tha “ember unions which hat can    with toe Ameri o^viZfpone and Telegrapl company were "in general, ii w“h the settlement Heinie s telegram was based or a wage pattern esUblished by Z a*reement between the A.T.AT and the Federation of Long Line* Telephone Workers. The patten] waYe tee™!. SOmf W’SOO.OOO in 19 fcT?** for ,more than tot g lmes employes:. S5 togM ?Ciea?S ranging from ♦Kau    eek    are Provided in the agreement which becomes effective as of Feb. I, 1946. The new wage rates will rennin rn effect until March 6, Niw Rates National Fatten  .....I    WI    L    age    A    v.    OI    111 Oklahoma—Operators Leave Switchboard Hour or Two, Picket, Go Back to Jobs (Iv Th.    k____ By The Associated Press The voice with a smile was gone for awhile in Oklahoma today as telephone operators left their regular switchboards at 6 a.m. but started plugging away again a couple of hours later when word came a nationwide strike was over. Picket lines—the first citizens of most cities in the state had seen—were thrown around all Southwestern Bell installations in Oklahoma. The pickets remained on duty rn most places for about two hours. Then the girls went back to work and normal service except for a bit of giggling here and there—was resumed. Only exchanges not affected were those of independent companies whose employes did not belong to the union. Beat Hecklers To It In many cities, the girl pickets. u^,n*£ tbeY w°uto come in for ■ bit of ribbing from residents who know them, carried witty Sl*ns to forestall hecklers. Typical was one displayed by girls at Miami. It read: ‘Two bucks per day To keep the wolf away.** The sign, of course, referred to wage increases asked by the workers.    J In Oklahoma City, girl* parad- ed with another sign sporting a Dix or home-grown poetry: ;,Tbf voice with a smile I b® g°n® for awhile— wi? 5 wanting these lines Till Mama Bell signs.” Typical reports gathered from 5aro0f thc state from Associated Press correspondents okee°ne m Clee Doggett* Cherna Harm Done” at Cherokee riZ i?ph?ne 5irike in effect in Cherokee from 6 a m. to 8:45 a.m Service was maintained by manager, assistant manager and two non-union assistants. Union or-J*1™ ‘trillers back to work at 8.45 and they gladly complied. happy.”    done‘ Everybody The girls at Miami had a bit of weather trouble. A high wind made handling ?ndJ.fgl,arding against sudden gusts difficult w™e.rgency long-distance calls went through in most exchanges without difficulty as supervisors and managers remained at their posts. No other long distance traffic WM handled, however, as the switchboards were quickly swamped by persons either curious to find out what was going ?n ?r..wbo did not know of the limitations. I In both Tulsa and Oklahoma City, the state’s two largest ex-cnanges, and the only ones where a al phones are in operation, the i iv meant only curtailment of long distance service. Local calls were not hampered. Emergencies My I.™6    th' •tate, however. is served by manually operated exchanges and even local calls were cut to emergencies. News and radio wires continu-et* without interruption. th™!ate‘y by City Picture ov" Clinton—Telephone service off at 6 a.m. resumed at 8:10 a.m. exchange picketed. a*^r?rFOI3?”‘Pickefs formed lines and telephone service was limit-« , ? JnlV emergency calls from Ja° 7:39 a*m* while employes ria WWOid*ofLtoe strike outcome. No disturbances occurred cSU? X°rd the settlement came, the pickets immediately cispersed and service immediately was restored to normal. Geary—Tliis city, served by an independent company, was not affected by the telephone strike. SI    ^ non-union, remain ed on the job. Pauls Valley—Telephone oper-a*°rs went out for two hours un- TTlie new rates were labeled wilrlS Pattern by Edgar ch,ef.°f toe federal co service» in announcii toss than 30 mi bf-^ before the strike deadline. ?Ar n e*. asked whether ti member unions had agreed to a Si the wage pattern, replied: A sufficient number of uj ions have accepted the pattern warrant the executive board nMke a decision and issue its o d ,n resPect to the strike.” „ Beirne added, however, th; some local negotiations mu p,ace with respect to th pattern and that these would I taken care of at local union an company levels. .Jbe,long lines agreement pre yides for a wage increase averai mg 17.6 cents an hour, Warre (Continued on Page 2 Column (Continued on Page 2 Column 2) . TH’ PESSIMIST Br Bota BI oaks. A We’ve alius been a lit! suspicious about th’ shapes tn heads o’ those who figui out th shapes o’ women fiats. Speakin’ o’ major open turns, gittin’ th* children bed ever* night ain’t t’ b passed off lightly. ;

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Publication: Ada Evening News

Location: Ada, Oklahoma

Issue Date: March 7, 1946

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