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   Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - April 7, 1946, Ada, Oklahoma                             To be beautiful, a woman must be happy, opines a a lot of women must be unhappy, but maybe they're unhappy because they realize that they can never become beautiful. Partly cloudy through Monday except scattered showers likely extreme north Sunday. THE ADA EVENING NEWS Average Net raid Circulation 8078 Member: Audit Bureau of ClrcuUllon 42nd 302 ADA, OKLAHOMA, SUNDAY, APRIL 1, 1946 FIVE CENTS THE COPY Two County Youths Killed in Overturn Of Car Friday Night Herbert McDonald, 18, and Samuel R. Walker, 19, Die In Highway Accident Near Boise City, Okla.; One Had Been In Army, Other Had Received Call to Go Into Service Herbert E. McDonald, 18, son of'Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Mc- Donald, route 1, Roff, and Samuel R. Walker, 19, whose par- ents, Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Walker, now live at 'Lindsay but formerly lived in Pontotoc county, were killed late Friday night in a highway accident near Boise City, Okla. ft Trooper Jack Walsh of the highway patrol reported Salur- EJ day tliat a car driven by McDon- Many Share Meet Honors Holdcnville Wins Scholas- tic Events, Shawnee And Maud Top Track-Field Meet Hundreds of high school boys and girls of the East Central dis- trict are back at their home 1'llLI- Portions Of E.C. Housing Units Arrive Setting Up of Buildings Trucked from Wichita To Begin This Week It shouldn't be too long before more veterans and their fam- ilies at East Central will have a place to live because portions of buildings that are to be con- structed have arrived from Wichita, Kas. The first truck load of portions of the buildings arrived at the aid overturned 10 miles southeast j t hat two dditional ot He said it failed to make a turn on U. S. 281, hit an embankment, plunged 50 feet and overturned three times. It was the first Cim- arron county traffic fatality in 31 months. Relatives here said that Mc- towns today, many with medals, others with pleasant memories pE the week-end competition in scholastic, truck and field meets lu-re Friday and Saturday. It was the annual East Central Interscholastic meet on the pre- war scale, and the entry lists were almost back to normal with a rush. Individual winners .in the scholastic events will be found on PIIRC Nine anil in the (rack and field meet on Hie Sports Page. The quality of 1hc work dem- onstrated in the eurricular com- petitions and of the track and field events was excellent. Holdcnville captured top spot in the scholastic division, follow- ed by Ada and Okcmah. In the athletic division, Satur- day, band of Shawnee Wolves successfully defended their crown, won in tne last previous meet, turning back challenges of Pauls Valley, Okcmah and other Class A schools, whjle in Clnss B it was Maud, followed by Bow- legs and Byng. Scholastic team scoring in full: Holdenville, 41; Ado, 37 Okcmah, 30: Horace Mann, Ada, 23: Bowlegs. 19: McLisll, 19; Byng, 18; Wcwoku, 15; Tisho- mingo, 14; Kcmawa, 12; St. Louis 10; Allen, 9; Calvin, 5; Maud, 5; Clarita, 4: Tupelo, 3; Wanettc, 3; Asher, 1; Mason, 1; Stonesvall, Truman Eases Up On Poll Tax Attilude Soys Repeal Must Be Left Up to the States CHICAGO, April what appeared to be a peace of- fering to militant southern dem- ocrats in congress. President Tru- man today disclosed the view that repeal of the poll tax, must be left up to the slates. His of the most controversial issues ever tackled by unex- pectedly at a news conference he Donald had on Friday received a card notifying him to report for armed service and that Walker, after leaving the service recently, was to have returned to it soon. Funeral arrangements for the two youths will be announced McDonald attended L a x t p n grade school and Fitzhugh high school. Hail Visited Brother He and Walker had been visit- inf! a brother, Ray McDonald, at Kcyos. Also surviving are the parents, a sister, Wynona McDonald, and two other brothers, Omega and Sampson McDonald. Walker grew up in Ada, attend- to arrive Saturday No other trucks are scheduled to arrive here before Tuesday, when three more should arrive, after which erection of the build- ings can start. The first truck load of panels lacked two of being a half of one of the buildings; but four truck loads of various equipment is re- quired to erect a complete build- ing. To the disgust of the fellow in charge of construction at East Central, he is going to receive enough coal burning furnaces to heat all of the buildings; says that he will have no use for that type of heating equipment as the buildings when completed will have natural gas heating facili- ties. The buildings are being torn down at a location where gov- ernment employees had lived while working for an airplane construction company at Wichita. Furnishings for the buildings they were torn down. ing the Ada schools and going I will be provided by the college: from school into the army. His I the buildings being transported parents had lived years ago in j here were not furnished before the Byrds Mill neighborhood. In addition to his parents, he leaves five sisters, Thelma and Jo Ann Walker of Lindsay, Mar- gie Walker of Roff, Mrs. Bessie Johnson of California and Mrs. Virgic Wilson of Ada; brothers, Jack of Stonewall, William F. Walker, Joe Bob, Holly and John- ny Walker of California. Those Who Dump Trash on Roads Face Prosecution The county commissioners are declaring war on the dumping of trash on county roads and high- ways. They say any one caught dumping trash on a road right of way will be prosecuted to the full extent the law and no ex- ceptions will .be made. The commissioners ask the co- operation of-the entire public to help them clear up one of the worst menaces they have en- countered. If you see any one dumping trash, be certain to get the car or truck license and re- port it to the county commission- ers or the sherifi's office. Dumpers will be prosecuted for damaging public property and endangering the health of the public. If you have any evidence against .those who have already put the trash on the roads or in the road ditches, you are asked to report it, and the guilty per- sons will be prosecuted. held for Chicago journalists. high school The question was raised by a nervous, shy little girl, whose query escaped most of the report- ers regularly assigned to cover a proponent of the president. Mr. Truman, federal repeal of the tax levied in a number of southern states as a prerequisite for voting, while a member of the senate, has on several occasions pointed to his senate record, when asked about his attitude. "Do you see any immediate solutions of the poll tax in the came the question. No, he did not, the president re- plied. That is a matter they will have to work out for themselves. There are a number of south- ern states, the president went on, that have repealed the poll tux. BROKEN ARROW, Okla., April seven-point cot- ton production program will be presented to farmers of Wagoner and Tulsa counties at a commu- nity hall meeting Tuesday night. Fitting cotton into b a 1 an c e d farming and caring for soil will head the program. LONDON, April 6, version note: Plywood parts of Mosquito planes have been adapt- ed to meet the current shortage of beer barrels. Truman Proclaims Foreign Policy To Oppose Aggression World Over General Potion Honored "Georgia would have been said Mrs. George S. Palton as she unveiled the plaque on the administration building which was dedicated to him at Ft. Riley, Kansas. Fort Riley is the cavalry school from 'which Patton graduated. The plaque read, Dedicated to the Memory of George S Patton, Jr., General U. S. Army, Judge Crawford Sets Arraignment Docket April 26 Tal Crawford, district judge, las set an arraignment docket lor all cases shown by the ap- Dearance docket to have not leretofore been arraigned. This has been set for Friday April 26, at 10 a.m. Cases listed on the arraign- ment docket includes the fol- .owing defendants and charges: Dan Hastey, grand larceny. O. B. Smith, two cases, assault with intent to kill. J. Nabors, larceny. Leroy Blankenship, attempted robbery in first degree. Boley Miller and Elmer Nich- olas, conjoint robbery, first de- gree. Lewis D. Lyda, forgery in second degree. R. H. Lowery, forgery in sec- ond degree. L. R. Iker, unlawful possession of intoxicating liquor, 3rd and subsequent offense. L. H. Dendy, same as Iker's. John Goodwin, Ruby Faye Goodwin, Betty Boyd and James Goodwin, larceny from house. Elmer Nicholas, petty larceny, 3rd and subsequent offense. Harvey Bolin, burglary in second degree. Cowboy (Thurman) Hice, un- lawful possession, 2nd and sub- sequent offense. Trim Dixon, receiving stolen property. Howard Kirkpatrick and Leo- nard Robertson, assault with in- tent to kill. Frank Enochs, unlawful pos- session, 3rd and subsequent of- fense. Cecil Huffman, Clarence Lyda and Frank Billy, grand larceny. Eddie Alford, five cases, bur- glary in second degree. Harvey Hawkins, embezzle- ment. New Paving To Be Open Soon East Main Job Completed, Paving Crews Prepare For Second Project Jap Treasure Found In Mud of Tokyo Bay Geisha House Tip Leads to Discovery of Precious Matalu Estimated Worth Hidden by Officers TOKYO, April geisha house tip which Two blocks of new paving on j found its way into American military government circles led Calls for Power To Back Up That Stand Tells Huge Chicago Throng America Must Remain Strong To Preserve Peace, Protect Weak from Coercion, Askt Draft Extension; Proclaims New 'Universal' Policy CHICAGO, April Truman, pro- claiming a new "universal" foreign policy designed to oppose aggression the world over, called today for strong military forces to back it up. Speaking before a crowd police estimated at upwards of persons, the president, standing bare-headed in the wind-swept Soldier Field, declared America must remain strong to preserve the peace and protect the weak from out- side "coercion or penetration." Mr. Truman called for passage of legislation extending the selec- tive service act another year, armed forces unification and uni- versal training, which have stout opposition in congress, and then, departing from his prepared text, declared: No Matter For Politics "Nobody should play politics with the national safuty." He did not elaborate. The president was cheered when he concluded his talk and interrupted by applause on other occasions, once when he paid trib- ute to Franklin D. Roosevelt, his Draft Likely Voting Issue Congressional Candidates May Be Forced to Take Stand in '46 Elections By WILLIAM F. ARBOGAST WSAHINGTON, April __For the first time since its ori- ginal enactment in 1940, the draft law is likely to become a red-hot political issue in this year's con- gressional elections. That became apparent today as the house military committee in- dicated a determination to throw into the lap of the new congress the entire matter of peacetime ex- East Main between Hope and Mississippi should be ready for travel about April' 25 as the pav- ing was completed Thursday. H. S. Moore, contractor, said that about three weeks is requir- ed for new paving to mature be- fore it is ready for traffic. The alley between the Aldridge hotel and Criswell Funeral Home may be the next strip of paving to be'laid as men have been work- ing there for several days pre- paring for pouring concrete. The contractor hoped that the alleys in the downtown section of :own would be ready for paving so that he could move his equip- ment there from the east Main location. New gas lines are being laid in some instance while some new telephone lines are being aid. There are several additional paving projects that have been approved. One is at Washington school; another is on Francis from the alley on Fourteenth south to Sixteenth. President Urges Quick Action To Unify Armed Power Under Merged Command of All Forces WASHINGTON, April eventually. He added that it also was matter for education. Cosily Words Americans spent a year saying "please" in tele- grams. Next most polite word is "thanks." The two words average more than combined in telegrams every year. The male prnirie chicken courts his mate by erecting his feather headdress, inflating orange-colored balloons on his neck, and dancing to the tune of his booming drums. JWEATHE OKLAHOMA Partly cloudy through Monday except scatter- ed showers likely extreme north Sunday and in cast Sunday night and Monday morning; continued mild Sunday, somewhat cooler Monday and in northwest Sunday nicht. man today sought swifter cong- ressional action on his recom- mendation for unification of the armed forces. He used an Army Day address at Chicago to put across anew the idea he first outlined to cong- ress Dec. 19. Unification, as well as tem- porary extension of the draft act and universal military training ore necessary, he said, if this country is to maintain its strength and leadership. Taking cognizance of the fears of both the army and the navy that one might be subordinated to the other in event of a merger, the president said: No Loss Of Identity "Unification does not mean subordination of any branch of today to the discovery of a large hoard of precious metals hidden in the mud beneath Tokyo bay. An informant who saw two truckJoads of ingots dumped into the bay last July to conceal them from occupation forces said that Japanese army officers supervising the job had es- timated there was yen worth of gold, silver and platinum in the lot. Carnival Trio Held In Cases Involving Indecent Exposure Three the Capel per 11 B rsons connected with rothers Carnival that has been showing north of Ada during the past week were ar- rested Friday night by Ray While this estimate seemed high for the quantity reported, the actual value of the ingots re- mained to be determined as oc- cupation authorities disclosed the sensational find. Lt. E. V. Nielsen of Stamford, Conn., an officer in the 32nd mil- itary government, jocatcd the hidden hoard and himself brought up the first 75- pound hunk of platinum. Dumped Off Wharf Nielsen was led by an inform- ant to the spot where the ingots Goodwin, Jim Rogers and Ed i were dumped a wharf at a Mr. Truman has called for new department of national de- fense, headed by a single cabinet with a'civilian secre- tary and several civilian assistant secretaries. The three coordinated branches of the service army, navy and would be under an assistant secretary, with an over-all chief of staff and military commanders for each of the branches. Navy. Opposed The proposal has been a point of bitter argument between the navy on one hand and the army and the army air forces on the other. Congress has held extensive hearings on the merger idea, and mulled over the proposal at length. Three days ago members of the service. It does not mean a the senate military committee loss identity. It means just visited the White House to show One Killed in (ar Crash Saturday Redlands Farmer Dies, Four Others Injured SALLISAW, Okla., April One person was killed and four others injured, one of them seriously, in a two-car collision seven miles west of Moffett, Okla., on U. S. Highway 64 to- day. State Troopers E. B. Lynn and Otto Rauseh, said Ewell Rhine, 26, farmer of Redlands, Okla., was killed in the crash. He was riding in a car driven by William Troy Black, 22, Redlands. Black suffered cuts on the face. Ray Underwood, 57, also a pas- senger in Black's car suffered a serious head injury. Another passenger, John Anderson, 44, suffered face cuts. Both are res- idents of Redlands. The driver of the second car, Alfred Garland Maxey, Musko- gee, suffered a fractured right .ndecent women. Dyson, members of the sheriff's force, Jene George and Carol Land- ers were charged by the officers with indecent exposure. Sam George was accused of procuring exposure of the two The two women were alleged to lave exposed their persons ,in a public place "wilfully and lewdly" and .in so doing to cause many persons to be offended an annoyed, their acts of exposure being offensive to decency. They were arraigned Saturday before Percy Armstrong, justice of the peace, and entered pleas what the word "It means a conce.Titration and cohesion of our best military thought and our best military resources, geared to maximum efficiency. It means using our ex- pericnce in World War II for the 'peace of the world." the president a new draft of uni- fication legislation. Chairman Elbert Thomas (D.- Utah) of the committee told newsmen he hoped the bill would be ready for senate consideration (Continued on Page 10 Column 1) former Japanese maritime school on the Tokyo waterfront. "I stripped and went down into about six feet of Nielsen said ''and there, in three or four feet of mud, I could feel two about 20 feet square seemed to be paved with these blocks. "They are so locked together in the mud that we could not get any more up today, but we will resume operations Monday with diving suits and modern equip- ment." More For Reparations Fund of this year. Should congress go along with the committee, many members believe, the proposition of wheth- er to keep the Jaw on the books through 1947 will be one of the first demanding a decision from the 80th congress when it con- venes in January. And because of intense public interest, they believe, the voters will demand that candidates for election to the 80th congress take a stand in their campaign. Current indications are the house committee next Tuesday will urge congress to do one of two things: Keep the law on the books un- til next February 15, with a ban against practically all new induc- tions but a requirement for con- tinued registration of draft eli- gibles. Or oxlend the law as it now stands, probably until March, 1947, but with a limit of 18 mon- ths on the service of any inductee. Meanwhile President Truman said that he is opposed to a pend- ing congressional program to ex- tend the draft for only nine mon- ths. He told a news conference in Chicago that he considered it necessary to call men for another year so that men who have been overseas an undue length of time can be brought home. COLLINSVILLE, Okla., April farmers of this area are expected to attend a pictorial discussion of plant breeding and development of hybrid corn by F. W. Moses, of not guilty. Later in the day I Of the 1st cavalry division who they made bond of each and are keeping a close watch until The dock area meanwhile has j xulsa, at a meeting of the Col- been taken over hy armed guards imsville vocational study group Clive Murray Will Return to College Will Again Be President Of. Murray School at Tish OKLAHOMA CITY, April Col. Clive Murray, state di- rector of selective service, today was elected to his former position as president of Murray state school of agriculture by the board of regents, for agricultural colleges. The in bonds for hous- ing at Oklahoma A. and M. col- lege were sold by the board of regents to R. J. Edwards, Inc., to bear 2.14 per cent interest. P. E. Harrill, chairman of the board, said the funds would be used to convert naval installations into apartments and housing units for faculty members and war vet- erans attending the college to re- lieve a shortage. were released. One of the officers said that early in the week, after protests had been made to them of the re- ported act, the show people had been warned that they would be permitted to continue only if they remained clothed. Complaints Filed On Four Saturday Range from Assault and Battery to Public Drunken- ness Several charges were filed by county authorities Saturday in justice courts. Among the cases were: Ottie Roberts, charged with as- sault and battery in using his hands and fUts to inflict bodily hurt and injury on E. M. Carr; filed in justice court of Franklin Bourland. Underwood, charged with lar- ceny of domestic animals in theft of a buckskin horse, bridle and saddle from J. A. Christian; in justice court of J. H. Byrd, Stone- wall. Dan Hays and Joel Daney, public drunkenness, about a half recovery is completed. Officers estimated it would (Continued on Page 10, Column 1) Monday night. Greater returns for amount in- News Classified Ads U.S. Tries to Break Up Deadlock, Get Started On European Peace Pacts predecessor. Mr. Truman reserved for the United States the right to project itself into any situation where outside rivalries might endanger the security of any nation and en- danger the peace of nil. In the strongest language has ever used as Franklin D. Roosevelt's successor as democ- racy's spokesman, the gray-hair- ed Missourian told thousands in Chicago's Soldier Field: "We cannot one day proclaim, out. intention to prevent unjust aggression and oppression in the world and the next day call for immediate scrapping1 of our mili- tary might. Sees Fifth Infantry March He saw some of that might ear- lier when troops of the famous Fifth (Red Diamond) in- fantry passed by a Michigan ave- nue reviewing slant1 in he stood with Gov. Dwiijht H. Green, Mayor Edward J. Kelly, Senator Lucas (D-lll) and its commander, Major General Albert E. Brown. Naming names, lie declared that the United States would ex- pect Great Britain, Soviet Russia and other countries to pursue the books un- pcaccfui objectives in the orient 15, with a ban I jn ,.clum ror United tftatcs recog- nition of thoir "important" oco- (Continued on Page 10 Column 1) Regents Board To Apportion Funds Meet Monday to Allot Funds to State Educational Institutions OKLAHOMA CITY, April regents of higher edu- cation will meet Monday to ap- portion funds to the state educa- tional institutions for operation during the next fiscal year, be- ginning July 1. The state board of education today approved budgets for the six state teachers' colleges for next year, subject to apportion- ments by the board of regents. Budgets approved were: Sbulneaslern Stale College at Durant, against for this year; East Central State college at Ada, against Northwestern State col- lege at Alva, against Southwestern Institute of Technology, against Northeastern State col- lege at Tahlequ.-ih, against and Central State college at Krlmond, 770, against By ALEX SINGLETON WASHINGTON, April 6, must be drafted before any one ,In an effort to break a deadlock I blocking peace pacts for five European countries, the United Slates was reported ready to to- day to dump the future of Italy's pre-war colonies into the lap of the United Nations. This disclore came from re- sponsible diplomatic officials on Ihe heels of a London announce- ment that Britain will back Sec- retary of State Byrnes' surprise appeal for a spadework meeting of the council of foreign minist- ers in Paris April 25. American officials, surveying the long list of differences a- mong the major powers and the lack of progress since the Lon- don meeting of the. council broke ....le south the city limits of'.up sjx months ago in an atmos- Ada; filed in justice court of phere of acrimony, were frankly Percy Armstrong. pessimistic. Russia In Difficult Stand These were the major difficul- ties: 1. Despite a Potsdam agreement that Italy should be given priority for a peace trcaly among the ex- axis satellites. Russia has taken the position that all five treaties Heaviest 1945 Disaster Greatest loss of life in any one catastrophe in 1045 was in the tornado that swept through parts of Oklahoma, Missouri, and Arkansas during April, resulting in the deaths of 119 persons. of them is signed. 2. Italy's United States and Britain have support- ed a plan under which they would be placed under a collec- tive trusteeship of the United Na- tions. Russia has advocated in- dividual trusteeships, seeking for herself stewardship over Tripoli- tania on the southern Mediter- ranean shore. Britain has pro- tested this move on the ground that it would place the Soviet astride her lifeline to the east. Differ on Reparations 3. has de- reparations from Italy, suggesting that they could be oaid over a period of years in the form of goods. Against this posi- tion, the United States has taken an unbudging stand, arguing that Italy is dependent upon vast part of which comes from this is in no posi- tion to pay. 4. Boundary than a score of these disputes exist, few of them have been settled by (Continued on Page 10, Column 1) TH' PESSIMIST nob nianui, Jr. Mrs. Gather Harp had letter frum 'or nephew yis- terday sayin1 he wuz mar- ried, but he didn't say whut on. Whul's become o' th' back number parents who told th' children whut t' do made it stick.   

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