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Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - March 31, 1946, Ada, Oklahoma Monday is the first day of April but it', doubtful if there will be as many persons really fooled on that day as there will be when a II of the election returns are in in July and November. WEATHER Fair with little temperature change Sunday. THE ADA EVENING NEWS BUY MORE WAR BONDS 42nd 29C ADA, OKLAHOMA, SUNDAY, MARCH 31, 1946 Allied Troops Smash Underground Fanatical Effort To Revive Nazism KRANKFl'RT. Germany. Sun-Iligence officers said not one of! milted from the British escaped the vast dragnet. Tin; indicated, how- ever, that in most places the M.IK-h battles I the inner eircle. mostly former between f.inatics and Anier- Hitler jugend (youth) leader' and liritnh broke out at M-atteird points in western Gcrir.any rarlv t'ulay as an es- timated Allied soldiers cracked down on a attempt tn regain power and reestablish in Germany. Early reports of a vast dragnet over Germany and Aus- tria said that firing occurred at a of points as combat agents and cunstatiulary forces swooped down on almost suspects. Some Try To Resist Army officials said that in a number of instances the suspects attempted t> resist forcibly as aeon'..1; broke open doors and shutters in the swift series of raids which the U. S. army said broke the back of a powerful underground movement Germany. to rc- The suspects seized were sus- pected of being ringleaders of the plot, including 200 Elite Nazis of the inner circle. Counter-intel- zone, however, some nine hours before the raids occurred. A combined British-American statement unfolded the dramatic- story of "operation a widespread raids were devoid of Id-months intensive manhunt viulenced despite the fact that I the two zones, climaxed by the tin; Germans were believed to j armor-supported raids in western have received advance knowl- edge of the raids which culmin- ated ten month.-, of investigation. News Released Prematurely An American intelligence chief said agents were endangered at the last moment by premature release of news of the impending raids and by the sudden lifting of p.m. curfew for Ger- mans in the American zone by the military government. Advance news on the raids had not been scheduled for transmis- sion outside Germany originally until four hours before the raids occurred, the intelligence chief said, because of fear of a leak since Germ.ms are employed in both the American and British communications systems. He said the news was trans- Germany and Austria. There was evidence the plot also spread into the Russian zone. The well-financed attempt to revive nazism began even as the thunder of guns died away on G e r m a n y' s battlefields. But wrangling between two factions of the movement tipped counter- espionage agents to its existence, after its cunning leaders had completely taken in even some American military government officials.' Arrests of the inner circle be- gan as long as three months ago. In the Saturday night Sunday morning raids 800 more were jail- ed. "The movement's long-range plan, designed to revive the nazi ideology in Germany, was the most dangerous threat to our se- curity encountered since the war." Hrig. Gen. Edwin L. Sihert, U. S. intelligence chief asserted. Seize Key Leader "The back of the movement is broken." One-armed, 32-year-old Arthur Axmann, former nazi "fuehrer of German was seized three months ago, along with a number of his closest henchmen. He was identified as the leader of the en- tire conspiracy, whose key per- sonnel was made up of former Hitler jugend officers. It was "an attempt to build up an organization on nazi ideals which would eventually bccom a powerful influence in German the statement said. The statement was given ti correspondents while the round up was in progress. A full rcpor on the success of the dragne awaited word from all parts o the British and American zones. Sibert said U. S. intelligence agents discovered the plot, jus FIVE CENTS THE COPY (Continued on Pago 5 Column 2] Ada Ballots On Tuesday Politico! Fires Flame High- er as Run-Off Decisions Approach in City Races A lull just after the city pri- mary of tv.'d weeks ago proved temporary, ami by Saturday the pnhtic.il temperature in Ada was rising again with the run-off elec- tion scheduled for Tuesday, April One rare was disposed of in the primary, Luke B. Dodds outvot- ing both of his opponents together find chr.chimt the mayor's race. Two Ciimirmsion I'lacrs At Stake However, race.; for the other two place-, on the city commission have continued without slacking and tin- voters will select frr.iri the two men remaining in rarh t.'ie men they prefer for the term. In ime eif them. J. D. Willough- by. commissioner of public works and property, is challenged by Burrell Oliver, former employe nf the city street department re- riT.tly returned from service with the Scabees in the Pacific areas. Tins is Oliver's first political campaign. Willoughby has ser- ved one term as mayor and sever- al as justice of the peace. Ray Martin appointed finance corr.mbsioncr and city clerk sev- eral months auo. lias for opponen Drew Both are making their first campaigns for public cffice. Charier Revision A Factor Additional stimulus to a size- able vote is interest in possibility of ii.o-ierm.-ing the Ada citj charter, a heavy majority having voted t.vo v.'eeiis ago for a pro- posal for a hoard of freeholders for that purpo.-c. Tuesday the freeholders be elected and will immediately start work on their undertaking. Weather favorable, predictions are r.ov.- for growing interest in trie hours before voting is over sr.d for a moderately heavy vote. More than votes were cast in the primaiy. More Paving for Ada ___. The II. S. Moore Contracting company h making quick work of a navlnr Job on East Main .More than half of the paving is finished and work has been started on the other half The ablve picture shows the Hnlshlne process of the first quarter of the pavinp. It ti possible that the pav- The Pavhijr is being laid between Hop? and Mbstssippl ave- nues on East Main. Five other pavlns jobs in Ada have been contracted. Leftist Greeks In Clashes with Cops Opposed to Holding Parlia- mentary Vofc Today ATHENS. March 30. ists opposed to tomorrow's parlia- mentary elections clashed with tr.e police tor.ic.ht a few hours af- ter 20.000 leftists at a mass meet- ing had demanded the ouster of Britith troops from Greece. The Athens police chief said fDur policemen were hurt and one Police fired into the air to disperse block) and KKE rt that ha.-, enabled us to do our in a generation. Read the Ada News Want Ads. iWEATHER Chevrolet, 200 East 10th. Ward 2. Precinct 2 Willard School. Ward 2. Precinct 3 Store, North Mississippi. Ward 3. Precinct West Gth. Ward 3. Precinct School. Ward 3. Precinct 3 Irving School. Ward 3. Precinct West 7th. Ward 4. Precinct tion Hall. Ward 4. Precinct 2 H i g h School. Ward 4. Precinct ton School. Ward 4. Precinct Will Baptist Church. 15th and Ash. Ada Faces Busy Convention Season Next Three Months To Bring Several Groups Here Ada is swinging into a conven- tion season with a number of ga- therings scheduled for April, May and June. April 5, the Southeast district of the slate hotel association will of a market. Red Cross officials still ask that anyone who could complete his worker's list do so. Francis became the second town in the county to meet its quota, following, Ada. McCall's Chapel and Worstell were other Bounty districts that met their quotas during the past week. In downtown Ada the First Nation- al Bank block, the south side of 12th street and North Broadway went over their goals also. Allen and Stonewall have re- ported considerable success but still lack sufficient funds to make their quotas. Roff is about complete, but below its goal. GRANDDAUGHTER OF CIIISIIOLM DIES AT ASIIER ASHER, Okla.. March 30. Mrs. Mary Ann Cooke, 78. grand- daughter of Jesse Chisholm who laid out the Chisholm trail, died at her home near here today af- ter a .short illness. She was a member of one of the oldest families in Oklahoma and had lived near here all her life. Services will be held Mon- day afternoon at her home. NO DUMPED ANCHORAGE, Alaska, March of tons of Alas- ka's 1045 spuds will have to be ''dumped -in the river" for lack am free to act for the people without compulsion, I volunteer and offer the full "influence of the office of governor to that end" Governor Tuck's unprecedent- ed action in ordering the drafting of the workers meanwhile hac drawn vigorous protest and bitter criticism from leaders of labor who had termed it "involuntary servitude" The CIO, while not involved in the strike threat, joined AFL leaders in denouncing the action. J. S. Smith, president of the Virginia state federation of labor, announced tonight a mass meet- ing of Virginia AFL organizations would be held in Richmond April 3 to "take whatever steps" are necessary to protest the gover- nor's action. Still Up to UN Council Even If Russians Leaving By TAYLOR HENRY NEW YORK, March 30, ranian Ambassador Hussein Ala tudied with care tonight the re- ports from Iran of large scale novemcnt of Soviet troops aban- oning their old bases. But he eclined to comment on the sig- nificance of these moves or their Affect on the dispute between ran and Russia before the Unit- d Nations security council. Ala declared "Iran has put icse matters in the hands of the ouncil and has confidence that 10 council will Rive both par- ies a full opportunity to be heard nd will reach a just solution." The ambassador also noted the fficial statements from Tehran aying some of his statements in 'resenting the Iranian case to le security council while moti- ated by "patriotism1' had been xaggeratcd. On this point too the ambassa- or remained silent but observers lose to the Iranian embassy said it appeared that Ala enjoyed the full confidence of his government or be would not be allowed to remain in such a responsible post. Wide Open Battle Looms This Week on House Floor and OPA Likely to Lose Some Powers Miners Will Rest for Week So Says Lewis, As Schwcl- Icnbach Gives Up Hope Of Preventing Coal Strike By HAROLD W. WARD WASHINGTON, Mar. of Labor Schwellen- bach, giving up hope of prevent- ing a nationwide soft coal strike set to begin Monday, appointed a special mediator tonight ami ex- pressed hope the shutdown will be a short one. The secretary told a news con- ference after talking with John L. Lewis, United Mine Workers president, and the operators that lie had concluded the controversy could be settled better without forcing n commitment to extend the old contract. Lewis, at a brief news confer- ence, after Schwellcnbaeh's state- ments, said "the situation is un- changed." "The contract expires at mid- night Sunday. The production of coal will cease. The miners will stay at home with their families and take a rest next week. "There will be no picketing. Everything will be normal. All the mines will be manned with maintenance men and the miners will just wait for a fair deal to be given to them by the operators and a fair contract to be nego- tiated. "No matter how long it takes they will wait long enough to in- sure that that be done." Lewis, in serving notice lie would terminate the present agreement at midnight Sunday night, had said he would not con- tinue the old contract because the miners had been "defrauded" out of retroactive pay in times past. Schwcllenbach said ho had re- ceived assurance from Lewis that where a utility is dependent on coal production for continued operation, some provision for re- lief will be made. 'lowcver, Lewis told reporters earlier tltis week that power com- panies had 78 days' supply on Feb. 1. Ma-a-a! meet at the Aldridge hotel in Ada. More than a dozen cities are due to be represented. On Thursday. April 10, Clar- erew of eight and a WAC captain ence Rawls will be host to the were aboard. j Oklahoma Avi.ition assiciation. Irvine 1 ftcd the heavily-loaded Come May, Ada will be host plane o.: the U. S. navy's Barbers to the convention Association of Point Air Field at p.m. yes-' Chamber of Commerce sccretar- terday p.m. eastern stan- ics. on May 10-11. dard time.) Irvine hoped to fly the statute miles in about 21 hours, setting his plane down in Manila i at 9 a.m. Sunday (8 p.m. Satur- day, Oklahoma: Fair with little 4 t uiui HA lur uijiuunt in- temperature cr.ange Sundry. vested-Ada News Classified Ads Greater returns for amount in- Then, May 18-19. the Okla- homa branch of the National As- sociation of Letter Carriers will be in meeting in Ada. June 7 and 8 will bring the first Hereford Heaven tour, with the annual Hereford tour includ- ing some 9ther Hereford breeder areas coming later in the month. Marketing agents say there are two major for the surplus. The crop was unusually good last year, and the sudden and unex- pected end of the war last August brought an immediate reduction in the army market. Print More SHANGHAI, March The men who make China's mon- ey went on strike today for more money. The government bank note printers demanded that their pay be put on a cost-of-living basis, starting h apiece monthly of the dollars they print in such profusion. Commenting on the security council action asking both Russia and Iran for further information, Ala expressed "gratification at the recognition by the council of the principle that negotiations in the true sense of the word can- not take place between two gov- ernments when the troops of the one are present in the territory of the other against its will." Ala released the text of the letter from Secretary General Trygve Lie requesting additional documentation after yesterday's council session. Lie told Ala he had been instructed "particularly to ascertain from the representa- tives of the two governments and report whether or not the report- ed withdrawal of troops is con- ditional upon the conclusion of agreements between the two gov- ernments on other subjects." ACQUAINTED LONDON WEDDKD IN AMERICA LEAVENWORTH. Kas., March romance begun in London, England, was climaxed here today with the wedding of Miss Jean C. Graham, 18, of Lon- don, and Capt. Richard W. Bell 28, of Oklahoma City., Okla a student of the air section of the Jith general staff class at the command and general staff school, Ft. Leavenworth. The couple met last. May when Miss Graham was working as a stenographer in the air ministry and Bell was awaiting transporta- tion home after his liberation from a prisoner-of-war camp in Europe. He returned to the United States last July, and she arrived in this country two weeks ago More Silk From Japan SEATTLE, March 30. One million dollars worth of raw silk- cars, enough to make pairs "of women's be dis- charged from the SS Marine Fal- con here Monday and moved to Hoboken, N. J., by fast freight. The steamship is due from Japan late today. enough to fill five freight or, more interestingly. Fat Folks Lucky Ones These Days Can For Their Help Starving Millions Abroad WASHINGTON. March the bureau of human nu- .rition and home economics sees t, tlie fat folks are the lucky these days. They can reduce, which is good for their health's sake, and they can help the starving millions abroad by cutting down on their intake of fats, sugar, pies, cookies is good for them too. "For n reducing diet keyed to the times, cat almost no grain food, and you will be doing even better than the 40 per cent re- duction recommended by the fa- mine emergency the bureau said. "By substituting fruits and custards for baked deserts, such as cake, pic, doughnuts, or cook- ies, you can trim off another 100 to 300 calories, because so much sugar and fat go with the flour This husky sevcn-month-old boy sends up a lusty howl for his missing mother from his crib in the New York Foundling Hos- pital. He was abandoned on the hospital steps. Money Laid on Line For Purchase Of Hangar and Doors Mayor Guy Thrash. Luther Edge and Elmer Kenisun Friday went to the Dallas offices of the War Assets Administration and 'laid on the line' checks for 430 for a war surplus all-metal hangar and for doors fitted for the hangar. This was Ada's reaction to an offer of a steel hangar that cost the government and was offered for the much lower price. City officials said Saturday they did not know just when a bond issue to cover cost of pur- chase, removal of the hangar OPA Leaders Fear Restrictions Will Wreck OPA Program Matt Congretsmen OPA Will Be Continued, Then Fight Comes On Powers WASHINGTON. March 30, house banking committee wound up its hearings on OPA today with members DredictinK freely that the price agency would be shorn of some powers. They expressed this opinion In the face of assertions from Economic Stabilizer Chester Bowles and other administration officials that such action might "make it impossible" to curb in- flation. "If uncertainty develops about the passage of the act or if it is generally anticipated that our legislative powers will be broadly weakened, then production be sharply slowed down and this present optimistic outlook will be he declared. Plan Last-Ditch Fleht "New fears nnd ha said, might plague the country. Some of the legislators said they agreed with Bowles. They promised a last-ditch fight against cuts in OPA's authority when the committee began closed sessions next week to write leg- islation. Others took issue with the stab- ilization chief, contending that restrictions of the agency's pow- er in many cases would boost production and thus help stabi- lize the nation's economy. Nearly all agreed that OPA would be continued beyond June 30, probably for n full year, al- though there will be some effort to shorten the time. Big Klfht Over Restrictions The bin fight, they said, would be over where nnd now much to restrict the agency's control over prices. A typical statement came from Rep. Hays (D-Ark.) who told a reporter: "Nearly everyone favors con- tinuance of OPA. but there will be a bitter dispute to pet through an extension which will not emas- culate the agency through res- trictive amendments." submitted to the voters. Money Made Available ___ However, a loan through local banks made possible by an en- dorsement of or more by interested Ada citizens Thursday and Friday saw to it that the funds for the had to be closed right cjuld be made. If the voters here turn down such a bond issue, other cities trying to get such hangars will grazing lands of be glad to take it-one nearby Osag" country Is ui citv has alrranv nrnn nn J 7. hind the closed doors of the bank- ing committee itself. Chairman Spcnce (D-Ky.) said he hoped that a bill could be completed within 10 days or two weeks. MANY CATTLE MOVING FROM MEXICAN BORDER TO OSAGE PAWHUSKA. Okla., March 30. annual movement of cattle from the range country a- long the Mexican border to lush city has already been making ah offer. Doors Bought Cheaply The doors were not included in weeks earlier under way, two than usual this y.par due to warm winter weath- er helpful to pasurcland. An estimated head of the original hangar deal but were cattle are grazed on the rolling available for each. They lands each year, many of the number being wintered there while a majority la brought in from south Texas. in these.' The bureau warned, though, against attempts to reduce, ex- cept under a physician's guid- ance, for persons under 20 years of age, young mothers, or per- sons with organic complications, such as heart disease. County Shares In New Road Approval One Project Included In List Okayed by PRA For Farm-to-Markct Work OKLAHOMA CITY. March 30. Highway Engineer H. 2. Bailey today announced np- iroval by the public roads admin- stration of farm-to-market road projects calling for improvement of 571.4 miles. E. E. Stubbleficld. district cn- lineer pf PRA, notified Bailey of he anprovaj and said it brought he total amount approved to "45.n miles. The entire 1940 pro- [ram and part of the 1947 plan las been submitted to the bureau 'or approval. Projects approved include: Fontotoc county, from south- vest of Francis west to point a- lout G miles north of Ada, about miles. Turkey, Iraq Sign Pact LONDON, March 30. The Ankara radio said tonight Turkey and Iraq had signed a reaty of friendship with a pro- 9col providing for "mutual as- ________ istancc on the question of pub- Ithe child was attempting to cross cost originally each, are 120 feet long (the hangar is 100 by 130 20 feet high in 12 sections and roll on tracks. The Ada committee inspected a hangar of similar type at Henslcy Field near Dallas and called it a a lot more spacious than the average person realizes, with room for enough accommodations to give the big community-owned airport north of prac- tically real start in ac- tual aviation use. C. N. Townsend, Jr. of the Dallas WAA office, was entirely cooperative and obliging, the Adans said when they returned home. Jess Pullen Enters Race For Governor OKLAHOMA CITY. March 30. Pullen, assistant at- turney general for 11 to- day submitted his resignation and announced his candidacy for the Democratic nomination for governor. Pullen, formerly a legislator from Sulphur, ran for governor in 1930, receiving votes. In making his announcement he said he favored full coopera- tion with the federal government 'or development of the Arkansas Valley Authority, for conserva- tion of soil and other natural re- sources and for child welfare. He said program called for permanent hard-surfaced roads throughout the state with prefer- ence to sections heretofore neg- lected. ic order. OKMULGKE CHILD KILLED OKMULGEE, Okla., March 30, K a y Osmond, 18- months old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Osmond of Okmul- ;ee, was killed today when struck by an automobile in front of the family home. Trooper Jim Costner of the Oklahoma highway patrol said the child 'the street. OLD REO STILL HAS KICK ATCHISON, Kas., March years ago Mr. and Mrs. Robert Schmeling bought a new Reo automobile. They drove it only 643 miles, then refused to use it again after it had frightened a team of horses. A garage was built around the car. A young sapling sprouted m front of the garage doors. The Schmelings died. Today the car sold at public auction for Workmen had to saw down a tree 10 inches in diameter to get the car out of the garage. Me- chanic Robert Morris primed the engine with gasoline, gave the crank a turn. The engine started, the crank kicked, nnd Morris suf- fcred a broken arm. THr PESSIMIST nob ntinki. "Whut do you know. got on re- marked th' nurse, as she un- dressed Lem Wheeler, who'd jest been run over. Any feller past 40 years who says he hops out o' bed ever" mornin' with a smile is talkin' through 'is hat
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