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   Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - April 17, 1946, Ada, Oklahoma                             Can't quite figure out why, if our armed forces are being slashed so drastically as to leave us almost helpless, some one with authority isn't acting to retain enough men to guard the nation Fair and warmer this afternoon and tonight; Thursday fair and warmer east and south portion. THE ADA EVENING NEWS Average Net March Paid Circulation 8078 Member: Audit Bureau of ClrculatlM 43rd 2 ADA, OKLAHOMA, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17, 1946 FIVE CENTS THE COPJf Slate Flier Group Meets On Thursday Oklahoma Aviation Asso- ciation Gathering Sched- uled for Ada Tomorrow A meeting of the Oklahor-a Aviation Association will begin Thursday morning at 10 o'clock at the Aldridgc hotel in Ada. Fliers will be coming in from all parts of the state to take part in the discussions, all of whicn will be informal in their arrange- ments, according to Clarence Rawls of Ada, who will be in charge. Many To Fly In If good flying weather prevails and the forecast looks that way a large number of fliers will be here for the meeting, and res- ervations have been coming in to hotels hero for several days. Transportation will be furnish- ed from Walker Field for the visitors who fly in, and airplanes remaining over night they will be well cared for. At the noon hour the fliers will attend the Ada Chamber of Commerce luncheon, w h e r Luther Edge, East Central college faculty member and flier, will be in charge. The C. of C. luncheon speaker will be Col. Bennett Griffin, head of the CAA standardization cent- er being established at Will Rogers Field. Oklahoma City. After the luncheon the fliers will continue their meeting and discussions. Vet Flying- To Be Discussed One of the matters up for dis- cussion is the G. I. till for flight training for ex-servicemen. There will be explanation of how the program is to operate, how schools can qualify to give such training. There will also be talk about the aviation situation in Oklaho- ma now and in the immediate future. Other sneakers who will be available for giving information to flight operators will be Col. Shockey, aviation training officer for the Veterans Administration; T. P. Witt, training officer for the state accrediting agency, and C. M. Humphrey, contract officer for the VA. Any person interested in fly- ing is invited to 'sit in' on the fliers' meeting, whether student pilot, private pilot, commercial pilot, flight operator or just an individual interested in t h o development of aviation in Okla- homa. K McNarney Ads On Youth Organization Non-Military Groups All Right, All Sport, Military Groups Broken Up FRANKFURT, April 17, Gen. Joseph T, McNarney, com- manding U. S. forces in Europe, directed his generals today to promote the growth of non-r.ili- tary German youth groups in a measure designed to stamp out nazi underground movements. At the samp time, United Slates military governors were ordered to take action to insure that all nazi sport, military and semi- military athletic organizations are broken up. An American intelligence spokesman said the inauguration of the expanded program of youth activities was designed to attract German youth away from remnants of the Hitler youth movement and the underground "Edelweiss Pirates" organization. McNarney's headquarters an- nounced that he had ordered the release of seized buildings and both American and German ath- letic equipment not needed by U. S. troops. An announcement said that while the military government hoped to stimulate sports, it had forbidden flying, parachuting, eliding, fencing, military drill or display and the shooting of fire- Strictly Negative, Says Myers of GOP OKLAHOMA CITY, April demo- crats attended a belated Jackson Day dinner last night and heard Sen. Francis J. Myers (D-Pa) criticize republican opposition to the administration as "strictly negative." Defending the national admin- istration against charges of "com- munism" leveled by the opposi- tion at social reforms, Myers de- clared the democratic program was constructive' and forward- looking. Republican opposition, he said, "offers nothing but n return to the ways 
                            

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