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Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - May 8, 1946, Ada, Oklahoma As never before, a lot of us are appreciating now the fact that we live down here in the southwest where oil, not coal, and industries and homes largely use natural gas. Fair eastern third becoming cloudy remainder of .slate willi showers west tonight THE ADA EVENING NEWS Averice April Paid ClrcultlioB 8131 Member. Audit Bureau of ClrcuUUoa 43rd 20 ADA, OKLAHOMA, WEDNESDAY, MAY 8, 1946 FIVE CENTS THE COPXi World Observes Anniversary Of War or Peace ONE YEAR AFTER Where Are Nazi Leaders Who Tried to Conquer the World? Jodl ADOLF HITLER EH33 Von Riindstedt The Hitler super-supermon who sought to swagger us the rulrra of the a sorry picture today. Some died us the monstrous structure built upon "Meln Krimpf" crashed about their heads; others took the coward's way out, not daring to face the scales of justice; others were ctiught and tire on trial for their lives, with little doubt that they will pay the penalty lor their crime against humanity. Rayburn Prepares (or Finish Fight Over SPA Power Program By WILLIAM F. ARBOGAST WASHINGTON, May Speaker Sam Rayburn rolled up his sleeves'today for a-finish fight with what he called "Power Lobbyists" over provisions of the in- terior department appropriation bill. S The man from Texas, who sel- dom injects himself publicly into legislative rough-and-t u nvb 1 e, told reporters he personally j "Li would offer an amendment re- Inillflht storing-to the southwest power riVVl lUIHUIII administration some of the mon- ey denied it by the house appro- priations committee. Committee Slashed Budget Freeholders Will Everyone Invited; Dr, Spencer to Discuss Charter In Broadcast Tonight Ada's hoard of freeholders to- night will meet at o'clock in the conference room of thu Home Federal Savings isncl Loan build- ing. The board chairman, Dr. Charl- es F. Spencer, announces that it be an open meeting, that all who are interested in the charter revision work that has boon un- der way will be welcomed. Dr. Spencer will spcnlc over KADA tonight at II o'eloek on the revision t The board luis completed n sc- iivs of meetings at which citi- zens discussed the proposals Tor a change to a council-manager form of government. The members are now taking up putting the proposals into final for submission to the voters, probably in June. BARTLESVILLK WOMAN TO BE TRIED FOR PERJURY TULSA, Okla., May 8, Lola Hampton, Bartlesville widow, must face trial in feder- al court on a perjury chare re- sulting from her testimony in the Washington county liquor con- spiracy cases. Mrs. Hampton was charged while the liquor charge still was in progress but was not formally indicted until yesterday's grand jury action. The committee, in sending to the house floor yesterday a sharply-cut interior appropria- tion bill, slashed more than from the bud- get estimates of the pow- er project operating in Rayburn's home .stalu and other portions of the southwest. In bitter words, the speaker blamed "utility lobbyists" for the committee's action on the SPA, bis favorite project, they are at- tempting, lies claimed, to "kill it off." Not Afraid Of Haylnirn said ho bncl had pre- vious battles with these adver- saries and announced: "If they are spoiling for an- other fight with me, as far as I arn concerned they can get it, because I am just one man who is not afraid of them." House Democratic Leader Mc- Connack of Massachusetts said he would "do whatever is neces- sary to back up the speaker." The position of the two lead- ers presaged a lively fight when the interior appropriation -bill comes before the house for am- endments Friday. Not in recent years, at least, have they teamed up publicly in opposition to a recommendation of the powerful 45-man appropriations, commit- tee. Committee Against Big1 Program In ordering the SPA slash in. a bill in which it recommended a The government alleges her i general reduction of almost 50 testimony before the federal jury JPcr cent in interior department did not "coincide with what she funds. t-hc committee said it "does previously-hnd told agents of favor" initiation of a power- alcohol tax unit. development program in the southwest area at a cost of sev- Greatcr returns for amount in- era! hundred million dollars, Ads Debate on the bill, _________________________ starling today, was' expected to bring to the floor also a fight by western representatives to re- store some of the money the committee denied the bureau of reclamation. The reclamation service was alloted less than halt of its (WEATHER Oklahoma Fair eastern third becoming cloudy remainder of state with showers west tonight; not so cool tonifiht but pan han- dle: showers Thursday; cooler western two-thirds of-state, budget estimates. --K- These are the days when every question mark in a youngster's school lessons looks like a fish hook. Real Conditions 01 Peace Still Some Years in Future That Prospect Darkens With Inability of Big Na- tions to Settle Peace Terms. By JOHNiM. HIGHTOWER AP Diplomatic Reporter WASHINGTON, May The world, observed the first an-, niversary of victory in Europe today without war but also without peace. In fact, the best estimate of diplomatic authorities here is it maybe several years before real conditions of peace are restored among nations.. The ..prospeqts even for this, they say, have been darkened by the evident failure of the foreign ministers "confer- ence in Paris to make progress on European peace settlements. The situation in Europe is matched in Asia by the dispute between the Chinese communists and the central government; and in the middle east by the tensions over the war-born Palestine -crisis revolving around proposals' for the admittance of Jewish refugees to the Holy Land. Progress On Machinery of Peace Estimates of ,the condition in which the world finds itself on today's V-E anniversary leave little doubt that the allied powers have made 'considerable progress toward organizing machinery to preserve peace once.they estab- lish it. But it is the process of establishing the peace that pfe- sents the toughest going. Almost the only major problem, in Europe on which the United States, Britain, Russia and France seem able to find a common de- nominator of agreement at the moment is the one presented by the Franco government in Spain. They don't like Franco. Early Settlements Unlikely But in the. major political dis- putes concerning Russia's rights in the Balkans, the future of Ger- many, British 'domination in the these there is no basic agreement. And officials here hold little hope of early set- tlements. There is wide spread belief among both American and fore- ign diplomats that the Paris fore- ign ministers conference actually, may r.esult in splitting Europe for n long time between the western allies and Russia, rather than in unifying it in peace. Five Peace Treaties Needed The problem of the conference is to write peace treaties for Italy, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria and Finland. Failing in this, the .con- ferees may have to resort to a system of modifying present armistice agreements with the ex-enemy satellites. This would prolong indifinitely their suspension between war and peace and might strengthen the position of occupying powers within them. In Asia the restoration of real peace and the elimination of sour- ces of conflict among the great powers depend on three factors: (1) Somehow unifying China, winning allied agreement on the long-range-control of.Japan, and putting into effect plans for the full independence of Kor- ea. A.F. Bazemore Is Painfully Burned Clothing Ignited While He Was at Work at Oil Well Monday Afternoon A. F. Bnx.emore, 117 West FiC- leouiUi, oil worker, was seriously burned Monday afternoon while at work at a well in the Bebee oil field. He is at Valley View hospital for treatment 'of burns on his back, stomach and arms. Bazemore was priming the car- buretor of a gas engine when'it backfired. When..he jumped back he stumbled gaso- line from a can in his hand over1 his already oily clothing, which caught fire. Other workmen had difficulty getting the blazing clothing from his body, then rushed him to the hospital. By Tuesday night, he was re- ported -out of danger unless in- fection develops. EISENHOWER PLANE HAS ENGINE TROUBLE, RETURNS MANILA, May al Eisenhower's luck as a trouble free flier ran out today. His trans- port plane, the "Sunflower returned to Manila with a dead engine shortly after taking off for Okinawa, ending the U. S. army chief' of staff's record at 600 hours, Eisenhower took off in another C-54 after a three-hour delay. Pilots Maj. Lawrence Hanser of Cleveland, Ohio, and Capt. Charl- es Bennett of Fla., landed the big C-54 without trouble, Bennett said the left outboard engine "began- spouting like a gusher" and lost seven gallons of oil in eight minutes because of a bearing failure. Read the News Classified. Ads. J. G. Jackson Killed By Dirt Cave-In Was Working on Local .Construction Job When Accident Occurred This Morning John Guest Jackson, a 51 year old laborer of the H. Moore Contracting whose home was at 620 West Nineteenth, was fatally injured Wednesday morning when a large amount of dirt caved in on him while he was working at the site of the new Sugg Clinic, 100 East Thirteenth. He was tramping dirt, making.a back fill, when the accident oc- curred and1 had just moved to that spot a few minutes previous- ly. He had been working seyeral feet from the scene of the cave- in. The accident occurred about a.m. while he and two other employees, William Beavers and Jack L. Lathom, were going about their assigned task of making the back fill. At Bottom Of Dug: Out Place Jackson was' working-at the bottom of a dugout place- between a bank and the basement of the building 'when the dirt, caved in, crushing his chest. Workmen said that one piece of dirt that struck him possibly weighed 400 pounds. Firemen rushed to th'e scene of accident and applied a pul- motbr, but one fireman said that he was dead when he was moved from under the dirt. On Job Since Feb. 11 A number of workmen hurried to where Jackson was partially buried and had him on his way out "of the hole in about three minutes, according to men .who were on hand at the time of the accident. "Gist" as he is known to many friends has been employed by the company since the start, of the job February 11, A foreman of the job said that it was the first major accident since the job was started. Born At Hickory Jackson was born in Hickory November 22, 1894, and has lived in Pontotoc county most of his life. Funeral arrangements will be announced later by Criswell Fu- neral home. Survivors include the wife, Mrs. Edna Jackson of the home address; three daughters, fred and Mary Sue Jackson of Ada and Mrs. Janette Hudson of California; a son, Dan Jackson of Ada; three brothers, G. F. of Ok- lahoma City, G. D. of Shafler, Calif., and J. P. Jackson of Ada; five sisters, Mrs. Lola Allen of California, Mrs. Edna Brents of Ada, Mrs. Bessie Hooks and Mrs. Annie Belt of Hickory and Mrs. Allen Rarney of California. Ada Is Allocated 38 Housing Units; location Undecided The city of Ada made applica- tion to the Federal Public Hous- ing authority for 50 family dwell- ing units for veterans housing in Ada and 38 units were approved. The Federal Public Housing Au- thority advised Director Marshall Amis, Ft. Worth, regional office. Details as the units allocated the city will be located have not yet been worked out, bill it is suspected that they will be located near East Central Col- lege where they will be occupied by veterans attending the college. College officials are hoping that the first 20 units allocated the college will be completed for oc- cupnncy for the summer term of school which starts May 24. The units approved for the city bring the totnl of units fip- Pioved for. the college and Ada combined to 93. The first 20 units are going up first. The apartments or housing units being constructed at the college now are designed to rent for from to per month. Every apartment will have at least four rooms and some will have five. Completion of a deal to pur- chase 15 acres of land between the college and Norris Stadium for the possible location of the additional units given the college and the city and the 38 units allo- cated the city should be finished this week. Severe Shocks Reported -NEW YORK, May Two "quite severe" earthquake shocks, probably centering the South Pacific, were recorded to- day on the Fordham university seismograph, the Rev.- Joseph J. Lynch reported. Lewis Refuses To Budge In Original Contract Demands FOfd Shutting Chinese Reds, Now Holding 70 T n Per Cent of Manchuria. See Down Tonight Chrysler, GM Have Enough Coal to Continue Opera- lions for Short Time Victorious End to Civil War By TOM MASTEKSON CHANGCHUN, May layed) Chinese commun- ists, having seized 70 per cent of Manchuria, confidently forecast _, I today "an end to civil DETROIT, May 1 h e either through negotiations or Ford Motor company, hit hard by the nationwide coal strike, today announced a. virtual shutdown of all its operations starting tonight, affecting workers. Chrysler said its assem- bly lines and body plant oper- ations may be suspended early next week because of the coal emergency, and General Motors Corp., announcing shutdown of its through complete victory over Chiang Kai-Shek's armies." Gen. Peng Sheng, secretary general of the communist north- east (Manchuria) bureau, said in an interview that Chiang's troops would be defeated if they contin- ued to fight "because the govern- ment soldiers not longer are will- ing to fight" Communist leaders called for La Grange, 111., unit, said other an end to China's civil strife after work may be affected "within a their three northeast armies, to- very short time. _ tailing more than well- f'e mdus- equipped and well-trained troops, try s Big Three said curtail- i had grabbed 70 per cent of fabu- ment of their operations was de- j ifously wealthy Manchuria, pendent on the government's gen- Consolidate Advantages effective at mid- After adroitly outir.aneuvering night Thursday, under which auto 1 and outfighting the central gov- parts are not eligible for trans- parts are not eligible for trans portation by rail. j _A Chrysler Corp. official said "we won't know for sure until the end of this week" -whether the company will have to_shut down, but said it is "very nearly certain we will have to close down some operations" if the government prohibits rail shipment of auto parts. GM reported the situation was being "watched the com- pany's electro-motive plant at La Grange, 111., was closed Tues- day because of the power situ- ation. Most of its other plants, GM said, have enough coakpn hand to take them through the rest of the month. The industry's assembly plants already have been described as more than four months behind schedule, with production at about 50 per cent of capacity. About cars and trucks have been- produced "since last July 1, in contrast to the originally scheduled. ernment's forces which were outnumbered and. plagued by Isng and crippled supply the Reds quickly consolidated the advantage they had gained. The communist army establish- ed governments in eight of Man- churia's nine provinces, Peng continued. He said the ninth was Hsingan, where the Mongolians are trying to form an autonomous government. On May 1, 13 days after Chang- chun fell to the Reds, the demo- cratic unity army shifted its northeast bureau from Meikow- kow to this city, making Chang- chun the communist capital of Manchuria. Changchun Stripped Changchun, which is reminis- cent of Washington, D. C., suffer- ed not only the ravages of the fierce four-day communist-gov- ernment battle for its possession but previously had been stripped virtually clean by the evacuating (Continued on Page 2 Column 2) If You Miss Your Paper. If for any reason you fail to get your Ada News, call Number be- fore -p. before a. will deliver you one'by special carrier. Circulation. Dept. Phone 4 School at Center To Be Dedicated All-Day Program Thursday To Celebrate Completion Of Improvements People of Center are busy to- day getting things ready for a celebration of Thursday center- ing about the completion of an extensive program. school improvement The Thursday' program calls for an all-day occasion, with din- ner on the grounds. Gordon Har- rel, Ada, will be the morning speaker and A. L. Crable, state Bids Received on More Stale Road Jobs, Two on S.H. 13 Sam Dew, County Treasurer, Charged In Resale Dealings Sam Dew, county treasurer, is charged with two counts of fra- dulently acquiring interest in and to county property fit re- sale. Charges were fiJed Thurs- day, May 2, in county court by County Attorney Tom D. Mc- Keown. He is alleged to have purchas- ed at resale in his own name and interest the following described real estate: South three acres of the E% of the SE of the NWV4 of the Sec. 18, township 4 North, range 8 East, Pontotoc county. On this charge, the property is alleged to be valued at at the resale. The second case against Dew envolved the of the NEM of the of Section 22, Town- ship 4 North, Range 7 East, Pon- totoc county. For the considera- tion of it was a violation of the laws." The information on the case states that "-then and there the duly qualified and acting county __ ___ __. _. _____, of Pontotoc county and superintendent, the afternoon i as such county treasurer was au- thorized and empowered to ad- speaker. Mrs. Katheryn Randall of the Oklahoma Farmer-Stock- man -will also speak. About a year ago the peoole of the Center district voted bonds to obtain money which has been vertise and sell real property owned by Pontotoc county for the ad valorem taxes, penalties and interest due on the property at resale. While acting in the per- has been used to rebuild the formance of 'his duties as county school hdusb, install a water sys- ter and a number of other im- provements. -Thursday the program will be, in effect, a dedication of the mod- ernized building and facilities to the goal of imporved education for children of the district in coming years. treasurer, he fraudulently did buy at the resale in his own name and interest the property." Both sets of information were signed by County Attorney Mc- Keown in the county court of Moss Wimbish, county judge. He is alleged to have made the purchase of the property'on or Head the News Classified Ads. (Continued on Page 2, Column 2) Hey, Kids! The Others Are Already Entering That Soap Box Derby, Getting Materials Grade, Drainage, Two Bridges Involved in Projects On Which Bids Opened OKLAHOMA CITY, May 8, UP> totaling been received by the state high- way commission on 11 state road projects. The low bids virtually assure federal public roads administra- tion approval of the projects, Chief Engineer H. E. Bailey said. Another letting set for June 4 will be made up principally of farm-to-market projects. Apparent low bidders on the 11 projects were: Garfield r.i i 1 e s grading and stabilized surface course on county road from U. S, 281 east through Kremlin, Horn and Smith, Mangum, Comanche miles grade, drainage, traffic bound surface course and 6ne bridge on county road from two miles north of S. H. T, on section line one mile east of Fort Sill. P. H. Construction company, Oklahoma City, Pontotoc county 4.1 miles grade and drainage on S. H. 13 from a point 14 miles northwest of Ada, and extending northwest, V. H. Butler Construction comp- any, Oklahoma City, Pontotoc bridges at Big Creek on S. H. 13 near McClain county line, Moran and Buckner, Muskogee, McClain miles grade, drainage and traffic bound surface course on county road three miles west of Purcell, be- ginning at S. H. 39 and extend- ing north, V. H. Butler, In Seminolc County Scminole county 4.7 miles Rnide and drainage on S. H, 9, from Pottawatomie county line east to U. S: 270, Fairview, G.. E. Keck, Two bridges Hey, boys, have you entered the 1946 Soap Box Derby race to be held in Ada about July 20? The rupning of the AlI-Ameri- can National and International Soap Box Derby in 1D46, for the ninth year, marks the resumption of the "world's leading amateur racing event for which was discontinued at-the outbre'ak of World War II. Seve'ral dozen boys in Ada have obtained official entry blanks in addition to rule books. The big event in Ada is spon- sored jointly by the Ada Evening News and Service Chevrolet. The national event is sponsored on same project, Moran and .Buckner, Alfalfa miles grade, drainage and stabilized surface course and three bridges, Chero- kee eastward on county road, James Brothers Construction company, McAIester, Texas miles grade, drainage and traffic bound sur- face course, Adams northward to U. S. 64 on county road Granite Construction company, Tulsa Love miles grade, exclusively by 'the Chevrolet Motor Division. Summary Of Rules The rules, defined by a Na- tional Rules Committee composed of 35 newspaper representatives, are designed to assure safety and equal opportunity for all entries: The rules set certain restrictions on weight and car dimensions, and specify size and. type of run- ning gear. No car c'an cost more than to build and no adult may assist in it's construction, except an advisory capacity. Entries, ac- companied by parents or guard- ians, make application and obtain rule books at Service Chevrolet, drainage and traffic bound sur face course on S. H. 32 begin- ning 4.25 miles west of Marietta, located at 200 East Tenth. Trip To Ohio For Winner A trip to compete in the na- and extending west. Henryetta tional finals at Derby Downs, Construction company, Henryet- Akron, Ohio, is the major first I ta. Two bridges on same prize awarded by the sponsoring project, Amis Construction comp- newspaper to the local derby I -any, Oklahoma City, champion. Chevrolet supplies a specially designed silver trophy to be awarded to each local winner and two sets of gold, silver and bronze medals for the local race finalists. Specially designed rac- ing helmets are also furnished to contestants at each race point. The local course will be select- ed and will be feet in length plus about 600 additional space for stopping. A course suitable and safe for the contestants will be selected. Wheel Assemblies Available The local Firestone store has wheel assemblies to be installed on racers at 'a cost of plus state and federal tax. Additional information can be obtained from, the Firestone dealer. He will also see that local contestants who contact him get other informa- tion from Akron, Ohio. Because of a limited supply of complete assemblies, the Fire- stone dealer urges prospective entrants in the Soap Box Derby to order their assemblies early. Ten-Mill School Levy Is Voted Vote For District 19 Is 112 to 0 Tuesday School District 19 voters Tues- day cast 112 ballots for and none against the 10-mill school levy. This levy.annually provides the district, which includes Ada, with about voting of this levy is also required if a district is to receive state the state aid amounts to some for District 19, according to Supt. Rex O.-.Morrison. Thus the annual vote involves a total of about for the local schools. Greater returns for amount in- News Classified Ads Angry Clamor In Congress Government Controls Stricter, Industry Hit Hard At Coal Dwindles 'WASHINGTON, May Senator Byrd (D.-Va.) today urged speedy congressional ac- tion on legislation prohibiting royalty payments to John L. Lewis' united mine workers as the government took new steps to meet the crisis arising from the 38-day-old coal strike. Byrd, who called on President Truman earlier this week to take action to end the coal dispute, proposed the royalty prohibition in the senate as an amendment to a version of the house-approved case strike control bill. He said in a statement that he would "urge the earliest possible action" on the measure. Similar to bills now pending in the house, it would outlaw the pay- ment of the 10 cent a ton royalty on coal which operators say Lew- is has demanded to finance a health and benefit fund for min- ers. Emergency Declared Byrd acted as: federal power commis sion declared an "emergency" as the result of the strike and the civilian production administra- tion drafted further measures to conserve coal and gas. conciliators inter- rupted the strike negotiations for an hour-long conference with Secretary of Labor Schwcllcn- bach. There was no hint, however, of any impending "brcnk" in the stalemated negotiations. The con- ciliators, Edwnrd IT. McGrady and Paul W. Fuller, declined to discuss the conference. "No Progress" Reported From coal operators came word that "no. progress" hnd been made morning session toward ending the 38-day-old strike. John L. Lewis and his United Mine Workers were standing- pat on their original contract demands nnd the gov- ernment was preparing new measures to deal with the coal shortage. The negotiating committees of operators and UMW representa- tives marked time while Mc- Grady and Fuller conferred with Schwellenbach and then .agreed to a brief recess. The civilian production admin- istration meanwhile rushed work on emergency measures aimed at conserving dwindling coal sup- plies of gas utility companies. Industry already was hard hit. Ford Motor Co., suspended "virtually all operations" indef- initely because of the coal strike, impaired rail transportation and parts shortage. The shutdown hits workers. Chrysler Corp., indicated it may follow suit. The Association of Amer- ican Railroads reported about 000 railroad men hnd been laid off in its ranks, and another quar- ter million in industries it serves. 'Mediator Works Hard Against such a background, Federal Mediator Paul W. Fuller redoubled efforts to break the negotiations deadlock between Lewis and the mine operators, and the 38-day old stoppage which is keeping miners idle. Fuller met with no success in his first efforts to work out an agreement on the question of in holidiry overtime which the miners insist is duo them. However, ho kept it, for this issue is one of Hie obstacles blocking discussion of major pro- visions in a new contract for the miners. Congressional Tempers Rise On Capitol Hill congressional tempers grew shorter, and sup- port gathered behind demands that strike control legislation get No. 1 priority unless a prompt er.d to the coal shutdown is effec- (Continued on Page 2 Column 4) TH' PESSIMIST By Bob Jr, Nothin' gits our dander up like seein' some durn fool drivin' down th' street with- th' steerin' wheel in one hand a bottle o" beer in th' other. Th' feller who can pack up all 'is troubles in''n ol' kit bag these is lucky.
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