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   Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - June 16, 1946, Ada, Oklahoma                             One unkind observer remarks that a mockingbird can change its tune 87 times in seven minutes and continues by commenting that there's a mark for some of our politicians to shoot at. erase Net Ma.v P.ilrt t'irctiluUnn 8271 Me nib r: Audit M lit can (if Circulation THE ADA EVENING NEWS FINAL EDITION 43rd 53 ADA, OKLAHOMA, SUNDAY, JUNE 16, 1946 26 Pages Today FIVE CENTS THE COPY Ada Spreads Borders More Widely Annexes Additional Territory Ordinances extending the city limits of the Ci'.y of Ada were passed last week by city com- missioners, bringing iibcuit '250 acres of land into Use city limits alter a number of men completed several months work on the undertaking. Petitions were taken to land owners of the property annexed into the city limits. A ma- jority of the whole number of acres owned by the residents in the various localities consented to the additions. The board of commissioners of the City of Ada in their discretion "deem it advisable and necessary to annex and include the property" v.ithin the city limits. Entitled to Water Mains City officials agree that water mains will have to be run tn the property annexed. Sewage disposal lines will not have to run to thf> property annexed, officials said Saturday. The city will be required to install general improvements in the areas annexed, but property owners are given the responsibility of improving their individual property. Therefore it will be left up to property owners as to how much im- provement will be done. Fire Protection a Factor Fire fighting facilities such as fire plugs and possibly a sub-fire station to the Central Fire station will have to be installed for the general protection of property brought into the city. City officials were unable Saturday to give an estimate as to how many people qr families will be brought into the city by the ordinances extending the city limits. One group of property annexed includes from 730 West Twenty-fifth .street to about two blocks east of Broadway avenue. It will include the north part of the south side of Twenty-fifth street including the property 'owned by W. A. (Gus) Delaney, Jr., and others. Another tract includes property in the War- ren Heights addition north of Twenty-Fifth, e'ast of the South Side addition and south of the Bel- mont addition. It will include property east of Broadway to 208 East Kings Road. Norris Hill Addition The Norris Hill addition is in the 'property annexation. ]t also includes the south side of the highway about one mile east of the highway to the W. H. Hughes home. Country Club Place is included as is the property south of the highway and east of Oak Hills Country Club. The west 40 acres of Hillsdale estate south of the Country Club wUl be included. Block No. 1 of Hunter Heights.north is listed as prop- erty included in the annexation. From about 1000 South Broadway east to the old city limits is included. Parking Meters Will Get Try-Out in Ada City to Try Them for Six Months; Will Be Cent For 12 Minutes, Nickel for Hour Type Popular in Most Places Ada merchants and a number of other car owners are going to be a little more particular where they park their automobiles in a month or so after 473 parking meters are installed in the downtown business section of the city. The meters will be used Only Five Filed In City Council Race, One Week Remains Will there be any races for the city council under the revised charter? This week will tell. Until noon Saturday only five men had filed for places on the council, one from each ward and one at-large. That leaves none of them competing. However, there remain six days, for filin? continues through next Saturday, June 22, and there is enough talk of this one and that one to indicate that there may be others file with the coun- ty clerk and so make a contest out of it. The city council will supervise city governmental affairs, work- ins through a city manager, who be administrative head work- ing in turn through department heads. Those who have filed to date arc-: Ward 1, H .J. Huddleston; Ward 2. Dr. Charles F. Spencer; j ed from the. M. H, Rhodes comp-. Ward 3. Joe Henslcy; Ward 4, any and the company has agreed Vcrnon Roberts; at large, Luther to install the meters. Hudgens. The mayor said that the meters will be' in operation before Aug. 10 as the company agreed to in- stall them witiiin CO days. After the parking meters are installed, parking lots may be- come popular for long-time park- ing. on four blocks of Main street, two blocks east and two blocks west of Broadway. There will be meters between Main and Twelf- th on Rennie, Broadway, and Townsend while on the north side of Main meters will be installed only to the alleys. On Trial Basis Mayor Luke Dodds said that the parking meters will be in- stalled on a six months trial basis and the city' will be given a chance to retain or do away with the meters at that time. The parking meters will be in- sixTnoriths'trial basis and the city will be given a chance to retain or dp away with the meters at that time. The 50 per cent going to the manufacturer of the meters will continue only long enough to pay the actual cost of the meters. A committee made a survey in Oklahoma cities and found the one cent for 12 minutes or five cents for an hour to be the most popular of all parking meters in operation at the present time. The 'meters to be installed here will be the "one or five" cent type. Company To Install Them The meters are being purchas- Father Kills His Daughter, Fiance LOS ANGELES, June A young world war veteran and his" prospective bride were shot and killed and the father of the youth, shot twice in the head, was held in the county hospital pris- on ward today on a booking of suspicion of murder. Clayton Peter Aslon. 25, and Loma Frances Quiroz, 25, former- ly of Jopkin. Mo., the girl he had planned to marry tomorrow in a quiet ceremony, were found dead by the sheriff's deputies last in the Aslon home in su- burban Bell Gardens, both shot through the head. Samuel Aslon, 50, was taken to a police emergency hospital to- day after, officers said, he shot himself twice in the head in a hotel .room. He was unconscious and his condition was believed to be serious. Lt. Garner Brown of the sher- iff's homicide squad said the elder Aslon left several letters to relatives in which he indicated he planned suicide. Women Have Fish Stories, Too COLUMBUS. Kas., June Sam Soper of Colum- bus and Mrs. Ed Dewey of Os- iveso, have this fish story to match any that male fishermen mi.cht spin: Fishing on Brush creek south of h'.TC, the two women hooked something that the couldn't land, although they both heaved on the line. So, while Mrs. Dewey held the pole. Mrs. Sopcr drove seven rr.iles to town after her husband, who hauled in the 32- pound catfish. PAX'L WALKER CONFIRMED WASHINGTON. June Paul Walker of Oklahoma was confirmed by the- stale today as a member of the federal communi- cations commission for a scvcn- vear term. OKLAHOMA and hot Road Designated As 'Farm to Market' Roe Thompson Sets Union Valley-Owl Creek Section As Next for District County Commissioner Rae Thompson has designated the three miles of road from Union Valley to Owl Creek for the next larm-to-rnarki-l road project in his district. The state engineer has approved it, and it now lacks only approval by the state and federal departments. Mr.. Thomp- son thinks that a contract will be let in -about two months. The road will connect highway 3 and highway 61. Highway 61 has been extended from' Owl Creek to Lula, thus with the new proposed project an all weather road will be available to the peo- ple of Lulo, permitting them to go north and south and west. This is the second farm-to-mar- ket project for the third district, the other being west of Roff to state highway 18, Greater returns for amount in- vested. Ada News Want Ads. Political Pace Grows Hotter Two Weeks to Go Until Election; County Commis- sioner Races Spur Interest The beat of the political tom- toms is sounding closer and loud- er and will gain in volume daily with the July 2 primary election only two weeks from the coming Tuesday. The campaign is just entering the final stretch drive, is past the casual, unhurried stages and is now getting down to the earnest business of lining up votes from among a population that hasn't swung too evidently in any di- rections yet. Locally the prospect brightens for a fairly heavy vote. Political rallies were held last week at Vanoss and Sto'newall and are scheduled for Tuesday night, June 18, at Roff, and Thursday night, June 20, ,at Byng. In the county 'the campaigning is concentrated on the three coun-. ty commissioner1 candidacies. Registration, for the July 2 vote continues, with the registration period fending next Saturday, June 22. As is usual when there is a governor's race, that part of the I campaign sets, the pace for the others. By press, radio, personal 'contact and by organizing of I workers, the leading seekers af- ter the gubernatorial chair are j seizing the attention of the vot- i ers. The congress race also has its share of concern. And so confused are political lines this year, fewer than usual at this stage of the campaign are willing to venture any bold pre- dictions on outcome, other than the candidates themselves and their working- supporters. 19 Children Will Pay Him Tribute ST. CLOUD, Minn., Day Sunday will have special significance for Paul Klein, 55, of Avon, near here. He is the father of 19 children who will join in a tribute to him to- morrow. In 30 years of married life, Mr. and Mrs. Klein have become par- I ents of 13 daughters and six sons, i whose ages range from 11 months to 29 years old. Klein, formerly a farmer, is employed by a St. Cloud lumberyard. It took five sittings of 12 per- sons each to feed all the children, daughters in law and grandchildren when the Kleins observed Mother's Day. Used To Fireworks Now PARSONS, Kas., June of July pyrotechnics will be old stuff to residents of this area, who see brilliant dis- plays twice each night as the work of burning excess explos- ives progresses at the Kansas ordnance plant. About pounds of smoke- less powder is being burned at noon, and and o'clock each night. Capt. Donald M. Mc- Crea, plant commanding, officer, said pounds of powder, and pounds of TNT will be destroyed in the program. Read the News Classified Ads. Joe Bush Leaves to Be Head Of Lubbock Memorial Hospital Molotov In Switch Over Austria How Ready to Discuss Austrian Problem But Wants Close Watch Kept on Italy By JOSEPH DYNAN PARIS, June .15, Foreign Minister V. M. Molotov agreed today to add Austria to the foreign ministers conference agenda, then insisted that the Ita- lian .political situation be watch- ed to prevent a regrowth of fas- cism into full scale civil war, American and British informants said. In a sudden and surprising con- cession as the ministers reopened their discussions on peace treaties with former enemy states, Molo- tov reversed soviet policy as ex- pressed throughout sessions last month and consented to study Austria as "a problem." i, Molotov objected to confining the Austrian question to the American-sponsored draft treaty which Washington had circulated among the other Russia and Britain. Must Prevent Fascism He maintained that recent events in Italy reflected an at- tempt by monarchists and fascists to overthrow the republic, and cited the declaration of. Moscow in 1934 to justify allied inter- vention in Italian affairs to pre- vent, a rebirth'of ican informants said. In 1943 the foreign ministers of Britain, the United States and Russia issued a declaration on Italy saying that fascism must be destroyed and the Italians given an opportunity to have represen- tative government. The Soviet foreign minister asked the council to add the Ita- lian situation to the agenda as a preliminary to intervention if events justified such a course. U. S. Not Convinced U. S. Secretary'of State James F. Byrnes replied that the Unit- ed States had no objection if events really Justified such an-. tion, but added that official in- formation available to .the United States showed that the Italian government'-now had the situa- tion in hand and was successfully upholding the republic, American sources said. The suggestion to place Austria on the agenda as a "simple prob- lem" was made by the French, and Molotov concurred. Austria was placed on-the agenda for dis- cussion after consideration of peace treaties with Italy, Bul- garia, Romania and Hungary, and a study of the German prob- lem. The Italian political prob- lem will follow .Austria, The ministers met for two and a half bourse in their initial ses- sion, then adjourned until Mon- day. Optimism Rises Molotov's concession on Aus- tria; which the United States views-as the key to a settlement in central Europe, injected an up- surge of optimism in conference circles. As they began their conference some informants expressed the belief that the United States had prepared a dramatic move which lead either to a satisfac- tory compromise or a complete break with the system of major power unanimity. Joe Bush, who has been sup- erintendent of Valley View hospi- tal for almost three years, leaves today for Lubbock, Tex., where he comes administrator of the 250 bed Lubbock Memorial hospital. Mrs. Bush and the children will join him at Lubbock in the near future. Miss Ann Moreland, superin- tendent of nurses at Valley View, will be in temporary charge of the hospital hero until a succes- sor to Bush has been selected. She has had administrative ex- perience at other places, includ- ing service as hospital superinten- dent. Bush brought Valley View through some of the most diffi- cult years of its lat- ter part of the when nurses were almost unobtainable, some supplies were difficult to get and an increasing number of people had learned to make use of the advantages of hospitalization when .ill. An extensive program of re- painting and repair is almost completed now, lacking some.out- side painting of the main building and the garage. Fred Rose Draws Quick Conviction Communist Member of Ca- nadian Parliament Found Guilty of Wartime Conspiracy By HARRY T. MONTGOMERY MONTREAL, June .Fred Rose, only communist mem- ber of the Canadian parliament, was convicted tonight on a charge of conspiring to commu- nicate war-time secrets to" Rus- sia through a Moscow-directed espionage network. A king's bench jury delibera- ted only 31 minutes before reach- ing a verdict in the three-weeks old case. The court will sentence Rose next Thursday. He is liable to a maximum prison term of seven years. The member of the house of commons also" is scheduled to stand trial next September on four counts of violating the offi- cial secrets act in connection with the espionage case. Each count of violating the official secrets, act also carries a maxi- mum sentence of seven years in prison. COLLISION FATAL TO ONE OKLAHOMA CITY, June Edward Titsworth, 50, Oklahoma City, was kiled today in a two-car collision on the out- skirts of Oklahoma City, His wife escaped uninjured but a passenger in their car, Mrs. Hugh Rogers, of Oklahoma City, was sent to a hospital with unde- termined injuries, the highway patrol said. Jim Smith, 45, negro, driver of the other car, was also in a hospital suffering from in- juries, the patrol reported. Merchant Fleets Begin To Move Except On West Coast Golden Harvest v V Two combines move down rows of ripened wheat in a field on the Allen Jenkinson farm, in Okla- homa just across the state line from Kiowa, Kas., as the wheat harvest moved into full swing. On the Jenkinson farm 435 acres of wheat already harvested are averaging a yield of 25 bushels to the Press Telemat Service) Extra Events For College Week Includes Musical Trio, Faculty-Student Pic- nic, Book Review The highlight of college activ- ities this week falls in the ap- pearance of the National Music League Trio which .will play a concert.'Of chamber music in the college auditorium at a.m. Tuesday, June 18. There will be no admission charge1 an dthe pub- lic invited to attend. This trio is composed of three leading mu- sicians, Rita La Plante, pianist, John Di Janni, violinst, and Jos- eph Marx, oboist. On Tuesday evening at Win- tersmith Park the college faculty and student body will have a mixer and steak fry. All students enrolled in the college are invited to be the faculty's guests at this party. Book Review's Arranged Wednesday evening, June 19, at 8 o'clock in the college audi- Eight Stolen Autos Found Chief Blake Thinks Most Of Thefts Can Be Checked To Youths Eight stolen cars were recover- ed in Ada during the past week and Police Chief Quinton Blake says that he has evidence the most of the cars were taken by youngsters between the ages of 16 and 19 years. The police chief said that he is ordering his policemen to start keeping a close check on juve- niles who are seen on the streets after 12, midnjght. Parents Share Blame Chief Blake says that juvenile car stealing is uncalled for and is going to stop. He says that some of the delinquency can be blamed on the parents of the juveniles for not keeping a closer check on them. The police chief said that he has evidence of a party of two girls and two boys having to do with a car and a pickup that were stolen Friday night. A man reported to Chief Blake torium, Professor T. K; Tread- that he saw the pary of four near well will review "Top Secret" the city lake. He told a story written by Ralph Ingersoll. "Top Secret" deals with the happen- ings in staff headquarters and on the battlefields of World War II as they have been revealed by diarists, journalists, historians, and propagandists. This book is an analysis of the strategy of the campaign in west- ern Europe, an appraisal of the British and American command- ers who conducted it, and an es- timate of what, if anything, we have learned from it all. This review, as well as one to be given on June 26 by Professor Mayor Anxious For Campaign Explains Extent of Fly Eradication Plans, Import- ance as Anti-Polio Move Mayor Luke B. Dodds is an- xiously awaiting reports from P-TA committees when they start making a house to house cam- paign Monday morning gathering money for a fly eradication cam- peign. He is urging housewives to donate generously, .as more than will be required to make the campaign successful. The mayor pointed out Satur- day morning that infantile pa- ralysis cases are getting danger- ously close to Ada and it is be- cause of the dreaded disease that he has started the campaign, Danger Is Real "If you have any doubt as to the importance of this clean-up proposal read an article entitled 'The Tracking of the Carrier of Infantile Paralysis' in the June issue of 'The Woman.' the may- or said in giving a reference to those who are in doubt. about the foursome saying that. Alleys, trash and garbage cans, two of the party were without j cow barns, horse lpts; clothing. Two Found Near Parly Scene Two of the cars stolen Friday night were recovered near the scene of the party at Wintersmith park. One was in running condi- tion, but had no lights and the other was not left in running condition. Another abandoned car was recovered west of Ada about noon Saturday and another was recovered from its parking place -in the 200 block East Fourteenth. Merchantmen consumed 50 per 1 cent more steel during war than i combat ships, but it's no surprise that Sinnett-Meaders is best for I repair! YEP, IT'S HOT Saturday's High of 96, Plus Some Humidity, Added Up to Discomfort If today is hot it shouldn't be surprising, considering the four- day windup that preceded it. The high temperatures were 90, again 90, -then up to S4 and on Saturday afternoon up to 9fi de- grees, with enough humidity to make the unaccustomed heat op- pressive. The nights haven't been help- ing out much, either, for Thurs- day night's low was 73 degrees and that of Fridav night was 75 degrees, just as '-if July and August were here. -----------------------K---------------------- Canneries consumed 70 per Sizzling Weather Is State's Portion Casper Duffer and another on The secontj car recovered about July 10 by Reverend Virgil Al- noon was Etolen at Tishomingo. exander, is open to the public without charge. More On Housing Latest word on the housing unit buildings at East Central is that the ones to be constructed below the campus on the ground recently leveled off are to be one stbry affairs about 150 feet long and will contain six or seven apartments' each, according to Oscar Parker, dean of finance. Tlie Federal Public Housing Au- thority has assured the college that alL the units will be finished in time for the fall term. The Science building got its face lifted last week. Workmen spent the greater part of the week painting the window sills, doors and anything else that was white, with a new coat of paint. It made the place look like new. The Veterans Advisory Guid- ance Center is located in Room III of the Science building and all vets having questions as to their education should contact them. By The Associated Press Picnic-m i n d e d Oklahomans will have their day Sunday with more sizzling weather to tempt them out of their coats and into the wide open spaces. The weatherman predicts the mercury will climb to 98 degrees in most parts of the state with partly cloudy skies accompanying the sultry temperatures. The southeastern and southwestern portions of the state may get temperatures as high as 100. Waynoka registered the highest Saturday with 103 while the mer- cury jumped to 101 at Ponca City, and 101 at Gage. Tulsa and Ardmore chalked up 94 degrees while Oklahoma City reported a high of 95. Nebraska's largest industry is age and out-door toilets will be sprayed with DDT, but before the spraying starts the clean-up pro- gram must be successful, Ada citizens have been asked by the mayor to cut weeds and grass and to rake all trash into piles for collection Thursday, June 20. One week later, Thurs- day, June 27, the spray program will start. Effective For Weeks When the actual spraying gets underway, the mayor points out, garbage cans must be clean and empty so that .the best results can be derived from the spray- ing. Full garbage cans cannot be sprayed effectively. When asked how long the DDT spray will be effective Mayor Dodds said that he hoped it would be effective until the first of August when items may pos- sibly be sprayed again. "Without the assistance of the citizens of Ada, the program will be the mayor asserted. The P-TA women making the house collection cam- paign will cover only the resi- dential section of town, but busi- ness men who will not be visited for donations can cooperate with the campaign by sending or tak- ing donations to the city clerk's office in Convention hall. Seamen Vote Work Return Pacific Coast Still Para- lyzed, AFL Official Settlement Nothing to Him By TJie Associated Prill America's merchant fleets be- gan to move again last (Sat.) night along the Atlantic sea- board, the gulf coast and the Great Lakes as seamen voted overwhelmingly to accept the maritime strike settlement reach- ed in Washington just before the Friday midnight deadline, Th-; giant harbors of New York, Boston, Philadelphia and Balti- more returned to normal, and full operations were resumed at the ports of Charleston, C. C.( and Savannah, Ga. Activities picked up rapidly at Mobile, Ala., on the gulf coast, when seamen received official notice that the last-minute settle- ment, which did not come in time to avert a walkout, had been ap- proved by the seven-union CIO committee for maritime unity. Great Lakes shipping at Cleve- land got back on schedule when union members ratified the pact. Pacific Coast Balky Pacific coast ports, however, remained in a slate of paralysis although the coast negotiating committee urged longshoremen to expedite voting on the Wash- ington settlement so that, if ap- proved, work could be resumed Monday. Harry Lundeberg, ex- ecutive secretary of the AFL Sailors Union of the Pacific, con- tinued independent negotiations with the Pacific American Ship- owners Association, declaring: "The Washington settlement means nothing to me." However, longshoremen in Seattle, Los Angeles and Port- land voted to resume work Mon- day. New Yorkers Accept It Five union groups in New City, comprising all ele- ments involved in the walkout there, voted yesterday to end the stoppage and accept the settle- ment. The unions claim a mem- bership of in the nation's largest port. About 500 seamen of the Na- tional Maritime union in Phila- delphia voted to ratify the agree- ment and the port returned to normal. At Baltimore merchant seamen voted overwhelmingly to accept the terms and prepared to return, to work immediately. At Charleston, S. C., seamen af- filiated with the CMU ratified the Washington agreement and re- turned to their jobs. However, the local NMU committee rec- ommended negotiations be re- opened for a 40-hour work week and a six-hour day. Striking seamen at Savannah returned to their ships. Anthony Lucio, NMU post ag- ent at Charleston, S. C., called off picket lines pending the outcome of the voting. Shipping remained stalled. Port activities were normal at Mobile when seamen, who had been on a standby basis, went back to work after notification of the settlement. The walkout lasted two hours in Boston, involving 750 men. They soon drifted back to their vessels following NMU ratifica- tion there. Senmer. at Norfolk remained on their ships awaiting confirm- ation of settlement. Port activities were normal at New Orleans, according to NMU officials, stand-by workers re- sumec their duties. WASHINGTON, June Truman today nomin- ated Homer A. Higgins state med- ical advisor of selective service for Arkansas and Oklahoma. Selective service officials later explained the nomination was necessary because of increases in pay scales in the selective service meat packing, followed by dairy j positions. Amounts of the pay products and flour milling. changes weer not reported. Ada's Cafes Are Found Above Average in Cleanliness Rating It's always nice to have comp- liments turned your way, and Ada can have that nice feeling now. Several days ago Loyd F. Pum- mill, assistant engineer, Field Technical Unit, State Health De- partment, visited Ada and made a series of inspections of cafes, milk plants and bedding estab- lishments. As he departed, he told Burl Poe, county sanitarian, that ex- 6-16-lt i crop. cent of Florida's 1945 grapefruit cept for one cafe. Ada's restau- crop and 35 per cent of its orange rants are belter than the aver- and conformity with health prac- tices. The cafes visited here by Puin- mil! included the large ones and the small ones, in the main part of town and in the 'side-street' areas. Owner of the one cafe that was 'behind' promised to bring it to grade "A" standards in a few days. Pummill also inspected and left only minor recommendations .at two locker plants, four retail raw dairies, one plant producer dairy, two local pasteurization plants, a mattress plant and five retail age over the stale in cleanliness bedding establishments. RAILHOADIvR KILLED EL CENTRO, Calif., June Brandon, 41, South- ern Pacific railroad fireman, was fatally injured today when ho leaped from the engine as train backed into a string of freight cars. Brandon, a resident of Indio, Calif., formerly lived at Muskogee, Okla. TH' PESSIMIST Dob -Jr. Lem Wheeler says it may not rain in Californy, but th' sun sure does perspire a' heap. A nylon stockin' sale is wher' a woman goes t1 ruin 'er Jiat, dress, shoes, disposi- tion an' hose t' git another pair.   

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