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   Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - July 21, 1946, Ada, Oklahoma                             lf 0> We" thc second atom bomb test has been set for July election of July 23 will furnish enough excitement and blast enough political 'ships' for a single day. Avtrijt Nn June raid Circulation 8310 Mrmbrr: Audit tlurrau ol L'lrculnllon THE ADA EVENING NEWS FINAL EDITION 43rd 81 ADA, OKLAHOMA, SUNDAY, JULY 21, 1946 FIVE CENTS THE COPY City Council Takes Over In Ada Monday Will Then Set Course For Altering City Government To Council-Manager Plan Overshadowed by the excite- ment of the impending election, the city government ol will at noon Monday change from thc form it has he-Id since 1912 and start under a new setup. At noon the terms of three city commissioners and ;t city coun- cil, supervisory body of the coun- cil-manager system, will take over. The five members, clccied this month, will take thc oath of of- fice, adopt a group of ordinances necessary to establishing thc changed form of operation, and may take some further steps. Already Al Work They met twice last week to what moves would be :iec-essary now, ivliat information would be required as they settle into the arduous task of helping set the city government on n dif- ferent track. They go into office with auth- ority to name a city manager whose duty it will be t'o direct the operations of city being responsible to the council. Full Reports For I'ulilic The council members have al- ready said frankly that they will be meeting often and working diligently for some time to come, helping set policies, finding just the situation is in regard to city finances, properties, equip- ment, requirements, adjusting in- come to spending as rapidly as possible. They promise full reports to the citizens of all of their deci- sions. County's Political Interest Feverish Vote May Match First Primary's; Governor, Sheriff Races Abetted by Congress, State Senate, Commissioner Contests Political developments in Pontotoc county have de- veloped what is approaching a tidal wave of much that venturesome forecasters are talking about a vote Tuesday as Jarge as that of the first primary three weeks ago. Russians Say Iowa Man Turned Nazi Died in October By RICHARD KASISCHKE _BERLIN. July W. Kaltcnbach, Iowa-born "Lord Hee'Haw" of thc .Berlin radio who was sought by American au- thorities for treason, died last October in a Soviet detention camp, the Russians notified U. S. army headquarters today. The one-time Dubuque, Iowa, school tcache one of eight Americans indicted June 28, 1343, by a District of Columbia grand ?ury for treasonable broadcasts of -Axis propaganda during the war, riied of natural causes somewhere :n the Soviet occupation zone, the army was informed. Kaltenbach. seized by the Rus- sians almost immediately after the end of hostilities in Berlin, had been sought by thc Ameri- cans ever since August, 1945, when the first of many requests was made to the Red "Army for his custody. The Russians replied that they were unable to locate Kaltenbach. Last month American authori- ties were told by Russians that they believed they had lo- caled Kalter.bach nnd probabis- would deliver him within a week or ten days. Kaltenbach broadcast, m ado speeches and wrote pamphlets for the Nazis from 1937 until 1942, but in the latter years of the war he lapsed into relative inactivity because of poor health. He wa's known to have been ill of a heart ailment and asthma for at least 33 months prio.- to his arrest by the_ Russians on May 15, 1945. Not only were the'Russians un- able to produce any camp rec- ords on Kaltenbach's case, but they also failed to inform the American authorities on the cause of death. Thc letter bearing tr.e news of the propagandist's passing, signed by a Red army major general said only that "Kaltenbach's death of natural causes has been confirmed by statements of several former in- mates of the camp where he Bitter Feud In Governor Race Finale Turner and Gilmer Locked In Hot Contest; Three Con- gressmen in Stiff Battles OKLAHOMA CITY. July 71') Oklahoma votei'S 'Tuesday will settle the bitter runoff feud jetwcen Roy J. Turner and Dixie Gilmer, democratic gubernatorial ispirnnts, as well as decide the 'ate of three congressmen who uivc been forced into stiff battles 'or ronomlnation. Turner led in thc first primary jy more than voles, but the campaign developed into i heavy slugging match, with Turner charging that Gilmer's backing is republican, and Gil- Continued on Page 5 Column 1) Senior Sermon For Summer College Graduates Tonight A class of 50 East Centra] Stale college seniors will march in processional tonight at -the -col- lege auditorium for the bacca- sermon which wil. launch Senior Week for them. A number of Ada churches are dispensing with their Sun- day night services so that mem- bers may attend the sermon pro- is to begin at 8 Road Wreck Costs life Of Ada Woman Mrs. Nadine Horn Suc- cumbs to Injuries; Condi- tion of Sister Critical A highway accident late Thurs- day which sent four persons to Valley View hospital resulted in" is ssfjrszuvj: i sszgsgnsssrssi nominees, or whether the incum- I Whether that tidal wave will wash away the hold some of the first election survivors have terms only time and the voters will tell. grom, which o'clock. RETIRING GEN. GREGORY ASSAILS OBSTRUCTIONISTS WASHINGTON, July Gen. Edmund B. Gregory, retiring war assets administrator, declared today that "mud sling- ing" and pressure groups are ob- structing disposal of surplus prop- erly. In a blunt, sharply worded statement issued on the eve of his departure from government ser- vice, the former quartermaster general of the army said: danger threatens our national reconversion if the surplus disposal agencies are not given the cooperation and support required to maintain an orderly flow of the government's vast surplus stockpile into normal trade channels." Greater returns for amount in- vested. Ada News Classified Ads WEATHER Oklahoma: Generally fair Sun- day and Monday: slightly warmer central and north Sunday, high :n middle UO's. Rev. Douglas Magers Rev. Magers of Okmulgee To Dcjiver Sermon; Grad- uation Program on Thursday The sermon will be delivered by Rev. Douglas Magers, pastor of the First Prssbyterian church in Okmulgee. His subject will be "Getting thc, Most Out of Life." Rev. Magers has an A. B. from Pack college, ,o B. D. from Mc- Cormick theological Seminary and a D. D. from Park college. He has also done .graduate work at the University of Chicago and the University of Edinburgh. He has held pastorates in Okla- homa, Missouri and the Hawaiian Islands. The public is invited to attend this program and also the com- mencement exercises of Thurs- day morning at o'clock, July 25, in the college auditorium, when the graduation address will he given by Dr. M. E. Sadler, president of Texas Christian uni- versity. Degrees will be awarded to the following: Alexander, Allen, Mrs. Albert Holden- ville. AHsup, Sylvia Pauline Mar- low. Arrington, Alston, Bow. Baker, Emma ville. Badgett, Rose Brown, Stella Bryan, Leta ville. Carter, Irvin Casey, Nola Catcs, Coleman, Craton, Mildred Agnes Bow- legs. Dcalon, .Freddie on. Dowcll, Kulh Mc'Farland, Ada. Knis, J. l.'Yecny, Ciiillnhar, Neva Gre.cnh.aw, Velma tcr. Henley, Troy Lee-r-Shawnee. Hillhouse, Julia Holmes, Ruby I rick, Floyd (Continue'd on Page S Column 2) ELECTION PARTY The Ada News will hold its usual election party Tuesday night, July 23, with loudspeaker announcements of local and state returns to be made to the many voters who assemble on North Broadway to hear how the nrecinvU; of this county vote, who is carrying this coun- ty; how the races for congress and state offices are developing as the Associated Press com- piles them in, OKIahoma City. Thc bitter battle of Roy J. Tur- ner and Dixie Gilmer for the democratic nomination for gov- ernor is having plenty of reverbe- rations in Pontotoc county. The county went for William Coe in the first election, with Turner in second place; most of the estimates now to be heard of Tuesday's outcome are being given out in confident fashion by the adherents of one or the other: A heavy vote in Pontotoc coun- ty makes it a desirable plum in a race as hard-fought as that of this year. Sheriff's Race Hard-Fought With many, the outcome of the Clyde Kaiser-Cecil Smith race for sheriff is even more compelling of a move to the polls. Smith led Sheriff Kaiser in the first pri- mary and since that time the campaigning has been persistent and spirited. Probably third in' general in- terest is the Cong. Lyle Boren vs. Glen D. Johnson runoff battle raging now all over the Fourth district with Johnson attacking Boren's record and pointing to his own war service and Boren charging Johnson ..sup- ported by the CIO because of his (Bbren's) opposition to labor racketeering leadership. v Pontotoc county went for John- son in the earlier vote and sup- porters of both have Tallied their forces for terrific finish drives ending Tuesday, Earnest State Senate Campaign There will be a big vote cast in another race, that of Virgil Med- lock, state representative for Pon- totoc county, against Al Nichols, Wewoka, state senator. No cam- paign thjs year has been more earnest over the two counties Seminole and will be represented by the winner. Overshadowed by the 'big' races but nonetheless a hard cam- paign is that of Bob Austell, chal- lenger, and George R. Collins, county commissioner for District 2, and this race will contribute definitely to the unexpectedly high total of ballots being talked for Tuesday. Various state races are of less than even secondary .interest ex- cept that among school people the Oliver Hodge-A. L. Crable cam- paign for state superintendent of education is of much concern. One of the secondary state races is, getting some boost here now as friends of Buck Cook, in the runoff with Mabel Basset for commissioner of charities and corrections, urge friends to sup- port the former Elmore Cityan now in Durant, a war veteran who has been a.business man and also a state highway patrolman. the weather changes suddenly and drastically for the worse for a big Pontotoc county vote. had a broken arm and bruises and at first was thought not to be in danger, but internal injur- ies, extent of which was difficult to ascertain, proved fatal less than 24 hours after the accident. Sister's Condition Critical A sister, Mr.. RUth Walsh, suf- fered a deep cut on the forehead and a deep injury in the side and her condition has been regarded from the first as critical. They resided at 330 West Six- teenth. Two others in the car were Leon Ryles, who is recovering from severe face and head in- juries, and Robert Leonard, said by highway patrolmen who in- vestigated thu accident to have been the driver, less seriously hurt. They live at 315 South Stockton. Car Hi. Truck, Gas Pump Patrolmen said witnesses told them that the automobile was making 70 to 75 miles an hour, passed two cars about a mile north of Ada. swerved out of con- trol and into a service station, striking a heavy oil field truck and then knocking over a gas- oline pump. Funeral arrangements for Mrs. Horn will be announced later by Criswell Funeral Home. She is survived by her husband, Anthony W. Horn; a daughter, Kerry F. Horn; her mother, Mrs, Mary Stansberry; four sisters, Mrs. Louis Barrett, Mrs. Lena Sims, Mrs.'Ruby Butler and Mrs. Ruth Walsh; five brothers, Phil Tom, Noble, M. B. and Hugh Stansberry. Conferees Agree To Revive OPA Until June 30 Of 1947 Ceiling Levels Not Decided John McCormack Before Committee Rep. May Will Be Subpoenaed Senator Barkley Before Committee Mrs. J. E. Harris, Former Adan, Dead Death Comes at Fort Worth Friday Afternoon Mrs'. J. E. Harris, former resi- dent of Ada, died Friday at Ft. Worth, Tex. Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon in that city; She had undergone an operation about 10 days ago. She Was the wife of the late J. E. Harris, who died about two years ago. Mr. Harris operated a paint and paper business, later adding in- terior decoration, in Ada for sev- eral years. He then established a garment factory, later moving the factory to Ft. Worth, ten years ago. Mrs. Harris is survived by a son, Leon Harris, and one grand- 102-Then Cooler Friday Hottest Day Of Sum- mer Thus Far, Clouds Ease Saturday Weather Ol' Man Summer tossed his strikeout ball at Ada Friday with a scorching 102-degree tempera- ture, and few there be here who would argue that the government .hormometer was misreading the heat. It was the hottest day this u miner. It had been building UD for Disabled Vets End Convention Sunday OKMULGEE, Okla., July M3} The three-day state conven- tion of the Disabled American Veterans will close here tomor- House Democratic Leader W. McCormack of Massachu- setts, told the Mead committee, holding hearing in Washington, that there was "no foundation" for testimony by a former sec- retary in the office of a muni- tions combine now being inves- tigated, that his office had called or been called by the company. McCormack appeared before the committee at his own request to deny charges of the secretary made in a prev- ious Tele- r Gov. S. Kerr and vet- ei-ans administration officials ad- dressed the veterans today. Declaring that "disabled vet- erans have a keener determina- tion to realize the principles of the American way of life than the average the gover- nor told the group that "you now have the people's esteem and their respect as our nation's heroes. If there is anything the office of the governor of this state can do to help further your organization, don't fail to call on me." such a showing, staying in the ate nineties, then on Wednesday! and Thursday stretching up to .he 100-degree mark. was some- .hing different. The.temperature eased down Friday to bit ower than for some-nights. And :louds and a spasmodic breeze Saturday held the high reading o a pleasant 91 degrees. At 7 p. m. Saturday the mer- SALUTE TO OKLAHOMA OKLAHOMA CITY, July 20. OPi The army air forces band will salute Oklahoma for the part its men played in the war in a nationwide broadcast (Mutual) at a. m. Monday, Gov. Robert S. Kerr was advised today by Gen. Carl Spaatz, commanding general of the airforces. Rodeo Tickets To Go on Sale Office Opens Monday At 123 S. Broadway; Great Show Less Than Month Away Ticket sales for the annual ro- deo, greatest in the middlewest and southwest, begin Monday morning, July 22, which is to- morrow, and on Wednesday, July 24, the day after election, the Ro- deo Season will be fully under way. It's been shoving in some al- ready .despite baseball and cam- paigning and the beginning of the rodeo itself is just three..and a half weeks away 14-18. Bigger, Improved Program There will be changes this year, all of which the rodeo officials believe will improve the already established show, but the. basic appeal will still be the thrilling challenge of man against animal and man against time. Orders are coming in through the mail and have been every day for a week or two. Calls have also been made by local people assur- ing themselves of the places they Senator James Mead, democrat from New York, chairman of the special senate committee investigating war profiteering-, signs the subpeona ordering the appearance of Representative Andrew J. May, democrat from Kentucky, before the.commit- tee for questioning. (NEA Majority Report Clears FDR, Cabinet For P.H. Disaster WASHINGTON, July A majority of the congressional. Pearl Harbor committee, laying solely to military men the fail- ures which contributed to the 1941 disaster, declared today that the late President Roosevelt and his cabinet "discharged their re- sponsibility with distinction, a- bility and foresight." That finding in an eight-man by two republican house a sharp dissent, however, from republican senators Ferguson (Mich) and Brewster (Maine) of the 10-mem- ber committee. Two Dissent Sharply In a separate report, they as- serted that Mr. Roosevelt responsible for the failure to en- force continuous, efficient and appropriate cooperation" Appearing before the Mead committee at his own request, Senate Democratic Leader Al- ben Barkley from Kentucky, denied that he had ever tele- phoned the Washington office of a midwest munitions firm now under congressional inves- tigation in Washington. Bark- ley said calls mention in prev- ious testimony as having come from his office were made by one of his secretaries, usually to tell her husband, Charles Chance, to come by and lake .her home at (NEA Rep. Coffee Will Be Asked to Tell More on That Check By ALEX II. SINGLETON WASHINGTON, July 20. The senate war committee ordered department today to deliver files on a check described Measure Would Restore Controls on Major Food Items, Rents, General Commodities WASHINGTON, July conferees agreed, tonight on compromise legislation, to revive OPA until next June 30, with a complex formula for hand- ling price controls for various ma- jor food items. In agreeing on the bill. Bark- ley said the conferees voted to res- tore federal rent control without changes. Previously the senate had voted to eliminate federal controls where states had entered this field, but thc conferees struck this out. In announcing the end of a stalemate over a bill to put OPA back in business, senate demo- cratic Lender Barkley (Ky) said this would be done with major food items which the senate had proposed to remove entirely from price controls: Back On Aug. 20 Controls would go back auto- matically on Aug. 20 on meats, dairy products, grains, cottonseed, and soybeans, and food and feed. products made from them unless a three-man decontrol board de- cided before then that they should be reimposed should remain free of controls. If the board fails to act, tha control's are reinstated. Price ceilings on general com- modities would go back into ef- fect immediately after the bill be- came at the level fixed by the OPA. Poultry, eggs and tobacco would remain free of ceilings un- til the secretary of agriculture and thc proposed new decontrol board agree that controls on them should be. .Restored. Petroleum also remains free ol controls un- til the decontrol board and the OPA administrator agree to res- tore ceilings on it. Truman May Accept Shortly before the committee completed its work an influential official said President Truman had indicated he reluctantly would accept such a compromise. Whether thc ceilings would be those in existence on last June 30. when OPA expired, or whether II-IIT "JJ1-" VA ur wi thf iusticf they would be fixcd al some the justice c ce ]eve, up to ministrator to determine, Barkley by Rep. John M. Coffee (D-Wash) as a "campaign the administrator, in establish said. The conferees agreed also that an expanation bluntly termed by Senator Brewster (R-Me) "belated alibi. Brewster, a member of the committee, declared that Coffee would be asked for a formal ex- planation, saying that "the more quickly he appears, the better." The senator said that A. Olson, former secretary to the Washington legislator, probably will be asked to testify also. The committee's attention fast- ened on the Coffee matter as it in Washington "in evaluation in- awaited, without much hope, sev- formation and dispatching clen. and positive orders, to the Hawai- ian commanders." The majority hit vigorously at assertions they said had been made that Japan was "tricked" into her Dec. 7, 1941, attack. Contending the president and then Secretary of State Cordell te Pull every themselves and their guests. to avert war, their report said: I committee evidence to support the charges made before and during the hear- ings, that the president, the sec- retary of state, the secretary of war, or the" secretary of navy tricked, provoked, incited, cajol- ed, or coerced Japan into attack- ing this nation in order that a, declaration of war might be more! served seats, selling at which includes all taxes. There bleacher steel, framed bleachers now, 12 feet including all taxes. There are 600 box seats, at including all taxes. Stock Already Here Practically all of the stock to be used in the rodeo is already here, most of the .topnotch rodeo contenders are. already taking part in midwest rodeos. More will be said later about the new and- old features and fa- vorites .but just now the major rodeo news on sale da- ily from 9 to 6 o'clock at 123 South Broadway, where the ration board formerly held forth. cral members said privately, a response from its summons to Chairman May (D-Ky) of thc house military committee to ex- plain Tuesday his wartime inter- vention on behalf of a munitions combine. Letters Made Public Brewster's office made public transcripts of two letters as copied from photographs which ing maximum prices for whole- salers or retailers, should permit the current cost of purchase to them plus the percentage mark- up or discount in effect on March 31, J946. That represented a change in the date, from Juno 29. Standards sol up for the de- control board would lut it restore controls if: The price of a food item has risen unreasonably above the ceil- ing price in effect June 30, plus the amount per unit of any sub- sidy paid prior to June 30. commodity concerned in scarce and recontrol a "practic- able and enforcable." The public interest be serv- ed by such recontrol. Goes First to House The compromise version of thc bill, will go first to the house for its consideration. Barkley said in response to a appeared in the Tacoma, Wash., I Question that he hopes President "KT-...._ i- P j 1 Tvtl ITinn MM 1 1 4 easily obtained from congress." Marshall, Stark Cleared The majority, although saying there were -failures among the military men in .both Hawaii and Washington, voiced no criticism in their conclusions of Gen George C. Marshall, 1941 army chief of staff, or Adm. Harold R. Stark, who was chief of naval News Tribune on'March 5 of this Coffee and Olson to Eivinri Anderson, contractor, dat- ed in May, 1941. Olson wrote that "John" was gratified "by reason of the assur- ance you gave at the foot of the stairs over in the capitol build- ing" and said that if a few more people showed the "same sense of appreciation and understand- ing xxxx then the going for John as a member of. congress would be made a lot easier." The secretary discussed the fin- (Continued on Page 12 Column 1) (Continued on Page 12 Column 5) Oklahoma was first to adopt a state flower 1893 and you should adopt Sinnett-Meaders'for your car service center. 7-21-11 cury had reached 88 for its night- y downward trip. News and Service Chev- rolet, but persons turned out Bull Rider Killed BROKEN BOW, Okla., July 20. Whalley, 17, son of rtr. and Mrs. H. O. Whatley, Bethel, Okla., died this afternoon n a DeQueen, Ark., hospital an lour after the bull he was riding n an American Legion sponsored odeo here threw and stepped on lim. Greater returns lor amount in- vested. Ada News Want Ads. Two Thousand See F Here, Won by Tulsa irst Soap Box Derby Lad in Speedy Time It was sponsored by The Ada "B" division and was defeated by the champion, but by only four- fifths of a second. The 12-year- to help put- over the first annual old youngster also received a oil-American Soap. Box Derby medal, for having designed the race in Ada that was won by Gene Moore of Tulsa in his racer "Black sponsored by Ed Menasco. The race- track was 740 feet long and it took the "Black Gold" raced just 25.1 seconds to cover the distance in the final race of the afternoon. Spoons Wins 'Designer' Award best racer in addition to getting a fountain pen given by BnyJess drug. In addition to the free trip to Akron. Ohio, Moore was present- ed with a large trophy. The pres- entation was made by George MacRoberts of Service Chevrolet. He was also presented with a fountain pen donated by Thomp- Harrell Spoons, son of Mr. and son Book Store and an archery Mrs. Forrest Spoons, won Class set given by The Sportsman. Menasco presented the 15-year- old champion with a beautiful casting rod. M. B. Lewis, jr., won second place in Class "B" and was pre- sented a'medal for that place. He also received a pen and pencil set for having upholstered his car better than any other contestant. Lewis was the first Ada boy to finish his racer and is already making plans for a racer next year. He was given a flashlight donated by Firestone. McBroom Makes Fast Time The second place winner in Class "A" was Perry Don Mc- Broom, who turned in the second fastest time in the races with 25.3 seconds, and he was awarded a crystal radio set given by Okla- homa Tiie ami Supply. McBroom was riding in one of the neatest racers in the Saturday event. It was painted blue anil was equipped with springs. Winning third pi.ice in Class "A" wns Frank Smith, who re- ceived a medal and two other awards. He was given a Softball bat from Bevcrs-Grimcs Hard- ware and a Softball from Evans (Continued on Page 12 Column 2) Truman will find the measure acceptable, but he added he did not know what Mr, Truman'j views on it are. He an id the conference group will meet at 11 a.m., eastern stan- dard lime, Monday to look over the legislative counsel's draft of the bill and give its final approval to the language' of the measure. Greater returns for amount in- vested. Ada News Want Ads. TH' PESSIMJST H.r Hob Illimlu, Jr. In good times an1 bad, may Ih' Lord lirlp us keep a twinkle in our eye. Oather Harp, who Rot in at daybreak Ih' other an' jest undresKin' when 'is wife woke up an' asked if he wuzn't giltin' up a bit early, put 'is clothes on an' wont t' lh' office t' avoid whul he knew wuz brewia'.   

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