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   Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - June 25, 1946, Ada, Oklahoma                             The house banking committee has expressed belief that President Truman will sign the compromise OPA bill as the bill is racing through the channels toward the weekend deadline. Average Net .May I'aid Circulation 8271 Member: Audit Bureau of Circulation THE ADA EVENING NEWS FINAL EDITION 43rd 61 ADA, OKLAHOMA, TUESDAY, JUNE 25, 1946 FIVE CENTS THE COPV CPA Heads Making Report On Findings of Housing For Vets, Business Firms Much of Construction of Non-Home Building Started Before Order Passed; Denial Orders Increase Weekly By STERLING F. GREEN WASHINGTON, June than 000 worth of non-home building has been okayed since the government's construction controls went into effect in March. A civilian production administration report disclosed this today. It showed that in the first 11 weeks of the order de- signed to curb such building in order to make more materials available for new homes there were approvals for store, factory, office and other non-housing construction and rejections. However, CPA Administrator John D. Small said that ratio has been reversed this month. A cut- wf ifl Wfil down in non-rosidervtial approvals J was ordered May 29 when it de- veloped that materials were be- ing used up faster than they were being produced. The cutdown resulted too, other officials have said, from com- plaints by Housing Expediter Wilson W. Wyatt that the volume of non-residential building was jeopardizing the homes-for-vet- erans program. Applications Denied S m a 1 1' s statement declared, however, that "inquiries and ap- Ball Die in Wreck Seven Members of Spo- kane's Baseball Team Plunge to Death in Bus By MURI.1N SPENCER SEATTLE, June A plunging bus carried at least seven members of Spokane's western international league baseball team to death in the Cascade mountains last night. Six bodies were found at the spot where the bus hurtled down Broken Rail Causes Train Wreck plications" for non-housing con- struction totaled more than 000 and that CPA turned back some of these "before they reached the lormal application stage." Only the remaining 10 percent, he said, reached CPA for a deci- .._ ______ _ _______ __ ._ a prccipituou- embankment and burned. One died of injuries be- i essential and non-deferrable. fore reaching M Seattle hospital. Small asserted that the 71 citi- The identified dead wore: George C. Risk. 27, an inficlder from Hillsboro. Ore. Frederick T. Martinez, an in- from San Diego. Vic PJcetti, first baseman from San Francisco. He died en route to the hospital. Eipht in Hospital Eight were in the King county or Snoqualmie Falls hospitals, some in critical condition. A ninth was taken to Ellcnsburg after the accident, suffering from arm burns. The latter. Gus Hallbough of Boston, a pitcher, said: "Men were scattered all over the hill." zens' constructions committees which advise CPA field offices on construction requests haye been doing a "difficult job patriotically and well. "They are not infallible and some mistakes are unavoidable but, country-wise, their mistakes have been ho continued. "Almost every action that has been criticized has been found upon investigation to have been warranted by the facts x x x Legal Building "I should like to make clear that much of I he'construction we' see going on around the and I refer particularly to race He told of diving out of the flam- ,slmi'ar Projects on ing bus after recovering consci- there has been much com- ousness at the bottom of the em- bpgun before the is- bankment. The 1 suance of the control order and -j i. j u i therefore could legally go ahead." occurred about said a applica. four miles west of the Snoqual- mie Pass highway summit, feet high in the Cascade moun- tains. The bus ripped out a section of heavy cable guard rail- ing and rollo'd down a precipilu- ous hillside of sharp rocks for a distance variously estimated at 300 to 500 Many of the men suffered se- vere injuries when they were thrown clear against the rocks. lions came immediately after March 26 when the control order was issued. These, he added, cov- er projects whicli were ready to start and in which denial would have meant serious hardship. But once this 'peak was passed, "the dollar value of approvals dropped week by weeK and the value of denials rose steadily." In the first two weeks the de- nials amounted to only 5.6 per- total cases decided- bv It was one of the sharpest drop- offs along that section of highway. -T.- Fili.e j u i percent "and by the end of May to Tne smashed and battered bus J4 q J landed upright astride a log at the bottom of the embankment. Fire left nothing but the frame- work. One body could be seen under the wreckage, beside the 44.9 pecent. Then came the clampdown or- der tr> field offices, requiring them to cut their approvals by two-thirds for 45 days. In the first week of June 72.3 percent of were denied and in The accident occurred shortly before dark but rescue activities were handicapped sharply by the darkness in tiie valley. The four remaining bodies were or less positively identi- fied" by King county Coroner John P. Brill as: Manager Mel Cole of Wcnat- chee. Wash.; Bob Kinnaman, a pitcher from Brooklyn, Wash.; Outfielder Bog James oC Tempo, Ariz., and Outfielder Bob Patter- son of San Francisco. They were listed as passengers on the bus and were not among the injured in hospitals. There were four unidentified bodies. The cause ot the wreck was un- determined. Motorists who were nsar the scene reported the bus veered suddenly into the guard railing and plunged through. Gruesome Sight A motorist who drove across (Continued on Page 2 Column 5) [WEATHER! Oklahoma: Generally fair northwest, partly cloudy east and south tonight and Wednesday with scattered thundershowers southeast half this afternoon and to_night and southeast quarter Wednesday; cooler northwest and north central tonight, wanner pan handle Wednesday: highest near 90 northwest, middle to up- per 80's remainder of slate. FORECAST FOR JUNE 25-28 Missouri, Kansas. Oklahoma and showers beginning Nebraska and Kansas late Thursday and most of district Friday and Saturday; precipita- tion heavy Nebraska, Kansas and northern Missouri, average one to two inches to moderate south- ern Missouri and northern Okla- homa, averaging about a half inch and light southern Oklahoma; cooler Missouri and eastern Kan- sas Wednesday: general warming Thursday and Nebraska and western Kansas Wednesday; cool- er Friday, warmer Sunday; tem- peratures near normal Nebraska, Kansas and northern Missouri to about 5 degrees above normal .southern Oklahoma and southern Missouri. For the full 11 weeks the total of denials amounted to 469, against worth of approvals. Trash Collection Continues, Spraying Starts Thursday Mayor Luke B. Dodds said Tuesday morning that the loads are getting heavier as the clean- up drive in Ada progresses in the northeast section of Ada. Trucks will be in the southeast .district Wednesday. The mayor is reminding the public that the spraying will be started Thursday as scheduled. With two trucks operating at the same time, two sections of town will be sprayed at the same time. The-northwest district and colored town will be first on the agenda. The southwest and northeast districts will be sprayed second and the southeast district will be sprayed last. Garbage cans should be empty and clean Thursday morning so that the most benefit possible can be derived from the DDT spray. The mayor has suggested that garbage cans be left for spray- ing at the place where they are usually picked up by garbage col- lectors. In addition to garbage cans, cow pens, horse lots open gar- bage and other places will be sprayed under 600 pounds pres- sure. Good machinery operated by experienced men will be used to spray the various places. OKLAHOMA CITY, June Officer Roger Phelps will meet July 12 with business managers or chief clerks of all institutions under the state board of affairs to discuss budget re- quirements for the next bien- nium. Problems involved in preparing budgets will be discussed Phelps said. Ho seeks to have all bud- gets submitted before September 15 so he can have them prepared before the next legislature con- venes next January. This engine was pulling an empty Rock Island train, the crack from the LaSalle Sta- tion in Chicago to the yards, when a broken.rail gave way causing this (NBA What Lands Being Brought Into City Two Ordinances Bring Additional Property Into City; Property Located East, Northeast of Old Boundaries Ordinance No. 763 bringing property into the city limits of Ada. is" located in the Hilltop addition south of Ada. Beginning at the ..intersection of Francis -and sixteenth, travel north to the intersection of Fran- cis and 'fourteenth, east to four- teenth to College Avenue, then north on College Avenue to Main Street, turn east and fol- low Main to Lake Avenue, going south on Lake to sixteenth. Then, travel west on sixteenth to Fran- cis, which is the starting point. City .ordinance number" 765' concerns property located to the south of State Highway 12 which runs northeast of Ada. Beginning at the northwest corner of prop- UNRRA Funds Questioned Rep. Brown Says That House May Insist on Re- porters Seeing How Monty Spent By WILLIAM F. ARBOGAST WASHINGTON, June A "none-for-Russia" tag on this country's final con- tribution to UNRRA became a definite possibility today. President Truman's disclosure that Moscow has balked at letting American correspondents report on the. relief agencies activities in two Soviet -republics 'sent in- fluential house members into an anery huddle. They tried before but failed to ban the use of United States funds in nations which refused to give American press and radio representatives free access to UNRRA news. Didn't Go Far Enough Finally .they settled for a pro- vision requiring the president to seek through "appropriate chan- nels'' .to .obtain admission of American correspondents to re- cipient countries. "Apparently we did not go far enough and will now have to get Rep. Clarence Brown (R-Ohio) told a reporter., "It may be that the.house now will be willing to insist that no UN- RRA funds supplied by the Unit- ed States, be used in countries which won't allow our reporters to go inside and find out how the money is being used." Brown was one of the" leaders in the previous fight to put a "no money" provision into UNRRA legislation. The final Ameri- can allotment to the UNRRA fund is included in a deficiency appropriation bill scheduled for house consideration late this week. It will bring .this coun- try's total contribution to Brown said he was unable to see why Russia refused to .permit American reporters to check on UNRRA operations when all oth- er nations have removed press bans in that respect. Report To Congress Reporting to corjgress on Rus- sia's position, -Mr. Truman said yesterday "satisfactory arrange- ments are in effect to permit American press and radio repre- sentatives to report without cen- sorship on the UNRRA .programs in all UNRRA receiving countries except the union of Soviet Socia- list republics." In his report to the-house through Speaker Rayburn, the president transmitted a Soviet diplomatic memorandum assert- ing that "the censorship, rules In force for all correspondents in the Soviet union .will be applied to correspondents desiring to re- port on the utilization and dis- tribution pf UNRRA Accredited UNRRA representa- tives, the president said; have been given' "necessary facilities for observing anri reporting" the agency's activities in the two Soviet republics .involved the Ukraine and Byelorussia. Through these .representatives, the Soviet memorandum added, American official circles and the public "will have the possibility of receiving information xxxx erty owned by F. D. Adams tra- vel to the. northeast corner of land owned by L. A. then south to the southeast corner of 'L.- A. Davis' property which is about 660 feet, turn west and go to property of Nolan Young, tra- vel south to the southeast corner of property owned by R. W. Cas- on, west to where Cason's proper- ty joins Country Club Place, and then travel north along the Country Club Place boundary to your starting point. Ordinance No. 765 includes property owned by F. D. Adams, E. O. Wheat, Nolan Young, M. L. ,Platt, J. M. Carter, Jr., O. W. Walker, Naomi Crawford, L. A. Prince, Viola Davis, R. W. Cason and H. T. Young, Building Fund Levy Reason for Voting In School District Voters of School District 19 were going to the poll Tuesday morning casting ballots on a five-i mill building levy. All voting is' being done- at the Convention hall. School District 19, includes Ada and some adjoining territory. The election is similar to the one voted a year ago that has raised approximately in building Supt. Rex O. Morrison explains that Ada's growth and expansion have already crowded local schools, especially the grade schools, seriously. Two of the older buildings are in need of replacement and any building program will call for providing for Ada's increasing number of school children. School officials here hope and plan to acquire funds without necessity of a bond issue, 'which would require payment of in- terest over 20 years along with the principal. Greater returns for amount in- vested. Ada News Want Ads. Vessels to Be Kept From A-Bomb Test By ELTON C. FAY ABOARD THE U.S.S. MOUNT McKINLEY, June Adm. William H. Blandy said to- day his..ships would run off with force if necessary any vessels, American or which inter- fere with the atom 'bomb test.: At the same time, the task force commander disclosed that effective today all Operations Crossroads planes would be ban- ned from an area within 1'50 miles of Bikini, scene of the July 1 test. Asked by reporters if he thought Bikini and other islands. in the Marshalls belonged to the United States, Blandy answered that he believed they did "at least at the present time." Blandy explained that routine notices were issued to all mar- iners some time ago to stay away from the Bikini area because of dangers of the test, then added: "Is any ship interferes with the test in any way, we will use force if necessary." Harvey Sells 152 Hereford's For Famous Herd Sire, H. T. Royal Rupert, Sells For to Oklahoma Citian W. E. Harvey dispersed of 152 head of registered Herefords Monday with cattle going to more than a dozen states and to about 25 buyers. The Herefords sold for a total of with the famous Har- vey herd sire, H. T. Royal Rupert bringing R. W. Robberson of Oklahoma City purchased the bull to put on his ranch at Mus- tang. Plans were made for the sale to continue through Monday and Tuesday, but buyers bid fast enough for all of the animals to be sold before dark Monday. More than parsons were present at trie sale, which started about, o'clock. Monday morning when A. W. Thompson, auctioneer, took the stand to start selling cattle. The second highest price ani- mals brought and was sold to the Harrisdale Farms at Fort Worth, Tex. The third top priced bull went to the Perrin Farms at Charilton, Iowa, and was pur- chased for Mr. and Mrs. .A. W. Biorseth paid for the top price for a cow. The couple bought their first registered Herefords from the Harvey ranch and have been a regular customer at his annual sales. They paid a total of for eight animals Monday. The heaviest buyer at the sale was A. L. Yocom of Chariton, Iowa. He paid for 20 Here- fords and four Holstein nurse cows. The bulk of the buyers came from Iowa, Oklahoma, Nebraska, Texau, Arkansas, Tennessee and Mississippi. Mr. Harvey said that John Dudley of Corydon, Iowa, is send- ing his son to the Harvey ranch to learn how it was operated in addition to learning more about Hereford cattle. OPA Bill To House After Night Session House Passes Draft; Bill Goes to Senate Before Approving Compromise, House Passes, Sends To Senate Bill Raising Pay of Service Personnel WASHINGTON, June legisla- tion extending the draft law until next March 31 but pro- hibiting the 'induction of 18-year-olds was passed today by the house and sent to the senate. s The roll-call vote was 259 to 110. It came after a war depart- ment announcement that the army plans to draft no one in July and August. The bill permits the induction of non-fathers between the ages of 19 and 44, both inclusive: lim- its the length of service of draft U. S. to Keep A-Bomb Secret Russia Rejects Strong U.S. Protest Reds Reject Protest Against News Freedom In Romania 'WASHINGTON, June 25, Acting Secretary of State Ache- son said today. Russia has flatly rejected a strong United States protest against suppression of i news freedom in Romania, and has forced Reuben Markham of; the Christian Science Monitor to i leave that country. told a news con-' ference the United States had registered its objections to the j treatment of Markham in both i Moscow and Buharest a month ago and that it had been turned j down in both places. Word had just been received from the--Soviet ministry of fore- i ign affairs, he said, contending that the American argument i furnished no foundation for re-! scinding the Soviet action against the American newsman. The Kremlin takes this view, Acheson said, despite the fact that the American government considers suppression of news freedom in Romania a violation of the Potsdam agreement made a year ago by Premier Stalin, President Truman and Prime Minister Attlee. 1 Acheson said the Christian Science Monitor has advised the state department that Markham left Romania June 22-and is now in Athens. Col. General Susai- kov, ranking Soviet military authority, at Bucharest, had ord- ered him out at the latest by to- day. Markham had written stories on conditions in Russian-occuptJ ed communist dominated. Ro- mania to which the Russians ob- jected. __ Greater returns lor amount in- vested- Ada News Want Ads. Leading Lawmakers Want To See Tested Internation- al Controls Set Up By .TACK BELL WASHINGTON, June threat of a United Nations deadlock over atomic energy con- trol followed by a global atomic arms race stirred congress today as the result of Russia's blunt "do-ii-our-way" approach to the problem. Leading lawmakers declared emphatically that this country is not going to surrender its a-bomb secrets until tested international controls are set which the Soviet plan does not appear to guarantee. A charge by the Communist Pravda that the American plan for international control of the weapon "reflects evident striving for world ruje'1 provoked sharp counter criticisiv from members of the senate's special atomic committee." "Ridiculous" Calling the charge Senator Russell a com- mittee member, told a reporter he thinks "the Russians should stop judging all other nation's motives by their own selfish atti- tudes." "Nobody in the world has ever offered to give away so much for so the Georgia senator de- clared. "The Baruch plan is a generous proposal in we offer to give away a development bought with our genius and our money. All we ask in return is protection for the world and our- selves against its use for destruct- ive purposes. "I am bitterly opposed to re- vealing one iota of information until we have some irrevocable plan of inspection and I think the majority of congress is in the same frame of mind. There can be no veto in the operation of such international control. The Georgia senator said he fears Russian insistence on the veto, renewed in the Pravda out- burst, may deadlock U. N. atomic negotiations, a view shared by Senator Edwin C. Johnson (D.- another committee mem- ber. Could Mean Armament Race Both said the result of ultimate failure to agree on international controls is liable to be a new arm- aments contest, Pravda, the official organ of the Communist party, charged that the American plan for gra- dual disclosure of secret processes as controls are set up and prove workable is an attempt to clinch "the monopoly position of the United States in the production pf atomic weapons for an indef- inite period." This, it said, re- flected a striving for "world rule" whicL "cannot But Senator Huffman (D.- Ohio) said the. Russians, as well as everybody else, ought to know from the American record in two world wars that this country wants no new boundaries .nor reparations. "Having refused to take for ourselves more of the world when it was at our feet, no one can seriously accuse us of at- tempting to dictate to the world he declared. a Jaycees Plan Picnic For Wednesday Junior Chamber of Commerce members and their wives will en- joy a basket picnic at Sulphur Wednesday evening and the regu- lar .meeting of the Jaycees will be cancelled. A bus will leave Ada at p. m. enroute to Sulphur. Jaycee members will meet at the Con- vention hall at p. m. before leaving. An entertainment program been planned, according to Jay- cee officials in charge of program arrangements. ON WHITE OR RVfi? NEW YORK, June Anyone fortunate enough 'to ob- tain meat in any of the New York delicatessens hereafter must take it between two slices of bread. ed men to 18 months; puts ceil- ings on the size Of the armed for- ces, prohibits the induction .of fathers, and alows fathers now in service to obtain their dis- charge upon request after August 1, 1946. Eliminated in the give-and-take compromise between the senate and the house was a house pro- vision prohibiting any inductions FACT SAUOUT DRAFT WASHINGTON, June are the major pro- visions of the new selective service legislation passed by the house today and sent to the senate: Draft age through 44. Length of service ]8 months. not be draft- ed. Those now in service may apply for discharge after Aug. 1, 1946'. Duration of March 31, 1947. Pay per cent for lowest grades, ranging down to 10 per cent for highest officers. Under the senate-house com- promise, the pay increase bill was divorced from the draft extension bill and handled separately. before next October 15 and ban- ning the drafting of 19-year-olds as well as 18's. The senate had voted to draft 18 and 19-year-olds. The present draft law expires on June 30. The senate original- ly had voted for an extension un- til next May 15 and the house until February 15. Before approving the compro- mise, the house unanimously pass- ed and sent to the senate a com- promise bill raising the pay of all service personnel. In the course of debate, Rep. Thomason (D-Tex) read' to the house a letter in which Secretary of War Patterson said the army plans no draft calls for July and August. English Authorities Release Browder LONDON, June Browder, former head of the communist party in the United States, left for New York by air today, after 1wo days spent in security custody imposed by the British government. A spokesman for American overseas airlines said Browder left Heathrow airport at GMT EST) in a constel- lation plane. The plane is due at La Guardia Field, New York, be- tween and p.m., EST, tonight. The airline spokesman said Browder, returning from a visit to Moscow, was escorted to the ship by British security officers, had held him incommunicado since his arrival Saturday night, and was placed in custody of the plane's commander, Capt. C. T. Robertson, The British-imposed ban on in- j terviews or other communications I with the deposed boss of U. S. communists was enforced up to the moment of departure. He was not brought from his place of de- tention in security police barracks until shortly before the takeoff. Showers Predicted For East Portion By The Associated PresB More scattered thundershowers were predicted for eastern Okla- homa, Tuesday by the federal weather bureau. More rain is indicated for nor- thern Oklahoma in the extended forecast for the week. Generally temperatures will av- erage about five degrees above normal for the week, but it will be warm Thursday, cooler Fri- day with Sunday warm again. Highest temperature in Okla- homa the last 24 hours was 101 degrees, recorded at both Beaver and Guymon, in the panhandle, Boise City, also in the same area, had the over night low with 56 degrees. Many Powers May Be Taken From Agency House, Senate Than Presi- dent Truman Must Sign Bill If Price Control Stayi By FRANCIS J. KELLY WASHINGTON. June 25. An OPA bill far short of what the administration asked but a Rood deal less stringent than it expected went to tlw house to- day from a night shift conference Left intact were price over meat, butter, cigarettes and gasoline, but the one-year exten- sion of the war-born agency yanked away many of OPA's powers over the national econo- my. The house, then the senate, and finally President Truman must approve the measure if it is to keep all price ceilings from ox- pir'nif next Sunday midnight. Although a last minute decis- ion knocked out sections which, would have ended controls over livestock, poultry, dairy products, tobacco and petroleum at the end of this month, many of the bill's provisions were written specifi- cally to force a raise in prices. Bowles FighU Back Advocjiles contended that iiuch a course would spur production, and put the nation on the high- way to prosperity. But Stabili- zation Director Chester damned them in advance as "booby trop" breeders of infla- tion. Among them: 1. An end to OPA's controver- sial program calling for spccifid quantities of lower-cost clolh- injr. 2. A halt to so-called cost-ab- sorption on such things as refrigerators and radios. 3. A requirement that average unit cost increases since 1041 must be reflected in all ceilings. Last night's session was forced by widely varying extension bills passed separately by the house and senate. The conferees representing both behind locked doors at 8 o'clock last night in the capitol office bf Senator Barkley the ma- jority leader. Seven Sign Three and one-half hours lat- er Barkley beckoned 20 wailing reporters into the marble-decor- ated room and announced the I agreement. A majority of the seven dele- gates from each house signed the committee's recommendations, he reported. Each house has its choice of voting the conference's recom- mendations up or down, or send- ing the bill back to the joint com- mittee with instructions for spe- cific changes. Bark ley carefully had avoided a roll call vote in the senate on the meat-poultry dairy decon- trol amendment, which was ap- proved by a narrow magin in the banking committee. The senate lost out in con- ference on all specific decontrols, however, it prevailed on the full year's extension, for the house had voted only nine months be- yond June 30. Senate theories came out on top again in creation of a three- member decontrol board, to be appointed by the president and confirmed by the senate. Inde- pendent of OPA, the bi-partisan, board could overrule the price administrator or the secretary of agriculture if either, without good reason, rejected an indus- try's request to lift ceilings. Re-Price Period The secretary of agriculture was given control over all farm, products, w h e r e a s heretofore (Continued on Page 2 Column 6) TH' PESSIMIST i Dob Rlinhi, Jft Th' folks who think they're perfect should remember that they're only blind the'r faults. Don't fergil that lh' man th' hour spent years gitlin' thor'.   

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