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   Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - July 22, 1946, Ada, Oklahoma                             Oklohomo compoigning ho, hot this yeor with more dirt thrown than usual but Bolivia's hanging of a president and killing of in a governmental crisis makes ours look peaceful. NX June Paid Circulation 8310 Member: Audit Bureau of Circulation THE ADA EVENING NEWS FINAL EDITION 43rd 82 ADA, OKLAHOMA, MONDAY, JULY 22, 1946 FIVE CKNTS THE COPV Ada Changes To Council-Manager Form Of City Government Today Five-Man Council Now at Head Of Municipal Affairs Supervisory Board Elected Recently, Will Operate Through City Manager Ada is now under the council- manager form of government. At noon today the commission iorm under which the city gov- ernment has been operating since ]912 passed out of existence, three city commissioners went out of their non-existent positions and Verdict of Ballots !Ada Rodeo MelJ -r j A i Go on Sale, Early On Tuesday Awaited RUSH mis office Citizens Invited to Newi Election Party to Get County And State Returns Tuesday County Vote Expected 2 city over. council of five men took The five were elected recently to supervise setting up and oper- ation of Ada municipal affairs un- der the council-manager form. Will Select Manager They are: Ward J. Hud- dleston, Oklahoma State bank- Ward Charles F. Spencer, East Central college faculty; Ward Hensley, printer; Ward Vernon Roberts, attorney: at large W. 'Red' Walker, barber and operator of a barber supply bus- iness. The city manager who is to be selected by them will, under the new city charter, be responsible to the council and will have au- thority of all departments center- ed in himself as top administrator. The councilmen were given the oath of office by County Judge W. G. Long. Or. Spencer Mayor They elected Dr. Spencer mayor and H. J. Huddloston vice mavor. Vernon Roberts was elected tem- porary clerk and secretary. The council then designated P.ay Martin, late commissioner of finance, as city clerk and Luke B. Dodds, mayor until noon today, acting city manager. The max- imum time an acting manager can .serve in that capacity is limited to 90 days. The councilmen then started working over a group of enabling ordinances establishing the city government under the revised system, discussing each thorough- ly ax to its content and wording. College Seniors Into Final Week, Graduation Nears East Central State college sum- mer senior class Sunday night heard an inspiring baccalaureate message from Rev. Douglas Ma- gers. pastor of the First Presby- terian church of Okmulgee. Thursday morning they wil re- ceive their decrees at graduation exercisss in the college auditor- turn, beginning at 10 o'clock. Rev. Magers. speaking on "How to Get the Most Out of used as his text the words of Jesus, "1 am come that ye might have life and have it more abundantly." He called attention to tlie in- creasing span of human life but warned that living does not con- sist of in tensity, of crowding ac- tivity into every moment and day. Living calls for learning to live on all levels of existence, with ap- preciation and without criticism. The ultimate in learning, how- ever, he said, is that of disciple- ship in living lives devoted to ser- vice. May Won't Appear WASHINGTON. July Rep. Andrew J. Ma'y (D-Ky) announced today lit will not ap- pear before the senate's war in- vestigating committee tomorrow in response to a subpoena, but in- dicated a willingness to testify at a later date. Generally fair for Tuesday is the forecast for Oklahoma weath- er, but storm clouds are piling up on the horizon for many an office seeker and will, on .Tues- day, sweep across the state to wash away in a deluge of votes the hopes of the losers. Voters of Pontotoc county are invited to attend the customary Ada News elecion party on North Broadway and they'd better come earlier than- on July 2, for the ballot list is much'shorter and some precincts will be re- porting in much earlier. The News and Station KADA will cooperate to get county and state returns to interested citi- zens Tuesday night. Vote Outlook Improving Fast and furious campaigning of the last three weeks has built up an explosive tension whose re- lease on Tuesday in the runoff polls is cities open Tuesday at 6 a. m. and close at 7 p. m., and rural precincts open at 7 and close at 6 p. m. Election Interest Divided Election talk here whirls be- tween the governors race of Dixie Gilmer and Roy J. Turner, the congressional outcome be- tween Cong, Lyle Boren and Glen D. Johnson and.the sheriff's race between Cecil Smith and Sheriff Clyde Kaiser. The prospective heavy vote will have its effect on the state senate race of Virgil Medloek and Allen G. Nich'ols and on the Collins- Austell race for county commis- makes it the more difficult to figure out probable results. The Associated Press wire will be humming with reports Tues- day night as they are assembled from over the state and distribut- primary is expected to send the led to member Ada total vote far above normal for News will have these streaming thn between j into the office and will announce them by loudspeaker along with Pontotoc county precinct voting and growing tabulation totals as rapidly as they accumulate in The News office. presidential campaigns. Candidates and their support- ers arc pushing every resource.to the limit now. And well they may, for the Target Subs Being Submerged In Bikini Lagoon for A-TesI Roff Is to Have Service Battery In New National Guard Roff has a long, proud history of participation .in the National Guard and the town in the early days of War II had a much higher percentage of young men in ser- vice than most others. Now peace has leturned, the National Guard is being set up again and Roff will have a part Given Little Chance of Sur- viving Mighty Underwater Blast; Weather May Delay Test By ELTON FAY Sellers of tickets for the Ada Rodeo were given the rush act Monday morning when the office was opened shortly before o'clock. Earl E. McKendree, one of the managers of the show, says that early sales far exceed the expectations of the rodeo com- mittee, but there was nothing like a sellout yet in sight. The ticket office was not scheduled to open until 9 a. rh., but sales started several minutes before the scheduled time be- cause of the large crowd that had gathered in front of the of- fice at 123 South Broadway. Enough seats for people will be available to rodeo fans this year and almost half of them bleacher seats. Plenty of Reserved Seats Reserved seats are located on the north, west and south, sides of the arena. On the north are the concrete reserve seats and down in front will be the box seats. Located on the west and south sides of the arena are the steel reserve seats that have been con- structed -this year to increase the seating capacity. The steel seats are 16 rows high, individual seats are 22 in- ches wide and 16 inches high, making them as comfortable as the concrete seats. Fans Picking Out Locations The caretaker at the Fair- grounds told McKendree that a number of rodeo fans were out looking over the newly construct- ed seats Sunday afternoon. Some fans are going to prefer the new seats because they may be much cooler than the seats on the north Bomb Blast In Jerusalem Kills Dozens Bold Assassins Explode Bomb in Palatial King Da- rid Hotel in Center of City JERUSALEM, July A Palestine police communique said at least 50 persons were be- lieved killed in the palatial King David hotel, headquarters of the British army and secretariat of the Palestine government, when "terrorists" exploded a bomb there today. Unofficial reports said about 60 were wounded by the blast which damaged the right wing of the hotel in which the secretariat was housed. Military headquarters were on the upper floors. A cordon around the area pre- vented an approach to the scene. The only American known to be injured was Richard Mowrer, New York Post correspondent, who was reported to have receiv- ed a broken leg-when hit by a falling stone as he was walking past the hotel. Revolutionists Hang Bolivian President The First 'Red Feath-r' Five "Stormed" Hotel Five assassins were said by side of the arena. Reserve sections from "A" to "K" are on the north, L, M and N are on the west and sections O, P, Q and R are on the .south. Between section N and O are the roping chutes and the bucking chutes are located just east of section R. McKendree said that there'wlll be 600 box seats, reserve USS MT- McklNf- seats and or more bleach- r LEY, July 22, Preparations I er seats. for the underwater test of the atomic bomb will be completed tomorrow (Monday, U. 'S. time) when target submarines are sub- merged in Bikini lagoon and an electronics rehearsal is staged. As preparations went ahead, Vice Adm. W. H. P. atom test commander, observed that the bursting of the world's atomic bomb might be delayed at least a week because of ad- verse weather. Blandy added, however, that meteorologists hoped a high pres- sure area would shove an inter- tropical front southward and bring clear- weather to the area. The test now is srheduled for Thursday morning, Bikini time (Wednesday afternoon, U. S. Six Subs Being Place Six submarines will be sub- merged tomorrow at a depth of 60 feet. Actual submerging op- erations began today but it will take until tomorrow to complete. Two other submarines the bomb-battered Skate and the be anchored on the A service battery will be devel- oped at Roff for the 170th Field Artillery Battalion and Capt. Lowell Henry of Ada will com- mand the unit. 1-Ienry says that the battery needs 20 per cent of enlisted men and 50 per cent of its about 25 men and one other offi- The pressure of congressional l'P.bv AuKust 1 so that business. Mov said, prevents him from testifying tomorrow in the eorrimitteo's probe of war con- May is hearl of the house on atomic energy con- trol legislation, and they arc scheduled to mi-el tomorrow. FIVE EiSENHotvKK BROTHERS VACATION MIXOCQUA, Wis., July five Kisi-nhowcr broth- ers ended their week's vacation in Wisconsin's nnrthwuods luke- l.'snds area with the departure of Ike for Washington. Gen. Dwight D. Kisc-nhowcr ro- tjrni-d to Washington today. Ho said as he boarded the train here last night that "the climate and fishing have bi'C.-n ideal." With the army chief of staff on his vacation were his four brothers Arthur. Kansas City, Mo.: Miltc.n S.. Manhattan, Kus.. Earl D.. Charleroi, Pa., and Ed- ward. Seattle. To avoid accidents, keep stair- ways clear of boxes, mops, brooms and tools. it can bo activated. lie points out the higher pay a guardsman will receive under the new setup in which the Na- tional Guard has a more-definitely established place in the national defense system, also that this is iiKTcased for those who already have armed service. Those who arc interested are asked to get in touch with Henry at the Pontinc agency in Ada or with Joe Robnclt at Roff. surface. Sub commanders agreed that the submerged craft will stand little chance of surviving the ter- rific underwater blast, since they will -be closest to the centerdf I Arrests, Mishaps Splatter Police Record Recently Cars Backing Out From Curbs Involved in Three Of Five Traffic Accidents Eight arrests were made by the police department over the weekend. Two of those which were reported in jail Saturday were released, one of them after paying an fine for drunk- enness and the other being re- leased to appear later. 'One man wasjpicked up on a charge of pos- bond. and posted a Two others were arrested, for drunk and disturbance. One posted a appearance bond and the other a bond. Three arrests were marked UD Sunday, all for drunkenness. All three were fined and releas- ed. The two AWOL soldiers who were arrested last week are still eyewitnesses to have planted the explosive after shooting at a British officer, storming the hotel grounds and herding its employes against the walls. Fire erupted after the tremend- ous blast, which shook the center of modern Jerusalem at p.m. A strict curfew was clamped on and traffic and pedestrians dis- appeared from the center of Je- rusalem and other Jewish parts of the capital. The King David hotel was one of the largest in the eastern Medi- terranean countries. Army head- quarters were on the upper floor and it was' from there that, the British recently directed the ar- rest of Jewish agency leaders in Palestine, ordered the search of many Jewish settlements and the seizure of large quantities of hid- den arms and ammunition. Army officials said the arrests and searches were aimed at Jewish terrorists. Maj. Gen. Sir Evelyn Barker, British commander in Jerusalem, was reported to have hurried-to the hotel soon after -the attack. Most of CaBualties Soldiers The secretariat was located in one end of the hotel. Sir John Shaw, chief secretary, escaped without injury. Most of the cas- ualties were soldiers. Part of the hotel was damaged badly. Am- bulances and taxis'were pressed into service to remove the injur- ed. Eye witnesses said the attack party consisted of about five men. They shot at the-British Officer at the hotel gate, which they storm- ed and passed. Hall porters and other employes were forced to the walls. After placing explosives outside the right.wing of the building, the terrorists rushed, away and appar- ently escaped. Immediately after the explo- sion, the panicked people inside who were not injured started rushing .the exits. President Truman receives the first "red feather" to be distributed during the 1940 annual Community Chest campaigns throughout the U. S. Making the presentation are four VVashiniUon children, left to right: Betty Ann Mason, 5; Danny Stalling, 0, of St. Joseph's Home; Sigrid Stengel, 11, a refugee from Germany; and Irvin Rawlmgs, 4, a wheelchair patient at Providence Hospital. New P. H. Probe May e detonation. I. Four accidents were reported Heavy hulled submarines, be-1 sides the Skate and Parche, are the Dentuda, Pilotfish and Apo- Kon. Light hull craft include the Ska-jack, Tuna and Searaven. Not To Be Spectacular Concrete blocks, anchored by bridles fore and aft, will hold the submarines at the desired depth. The boats can be raised by pumping air into them. The electronics rehearsal is today in the routine. Blandy warned again that damage to ships _____ forthcoming test will be "unspec- tacular" and not so impressive to the lay observer as were the bat- tered and burning ships in the lagoon after the aerial explosion July 1. The air burst damaged ships' The battery would have to do I superstructures while damage WEATHER! Oklahoma Fair tonight and Tuesday: warmer tonight and south Tuesday. with supplying ammunition, food, other equipment to other units of the battalion. Capt. Henry's War II experi- ence in'cludcs service iis com- manding officer of a service bat- tery with the 171st F. A. Battalion from October 1, 1944, until Dec. 21. .1945. Ho had spent seven years in the pro-win- National Guard, was out five years, went back in when it was called into'service in 1941. He was in C Battery of Ihe old 180th F. A., then in B, then in A done, in the second test will be under water. Arkadelphians Visit Horace Mann Conference Yet To Gel Together On Their Differences By FRANCIS M. IE M'AY WASHINGTON, July drafted a report to Presi- dent-Truman today consequences" of the much-com- promised price control bill. The report presumably is in- tended as a sign-or-veto guide to the chief executive. However, one official in a position to know said Mr. Truman already has in- dicated a decision to approve the measure, "reluctantly." One of the biggest headaches for the administration is the like- lihood of at least another four- week holiday from .price ceilings on meats, dairy products, grains, cottonseed and soybeans and their food1 and feed products. Blj Job For Board Final determination whether these items shall be brought back under control August 20 is left lo a three-man board with power to overrule OPA on both de-control and re-control decisions. This board also will decide whether ceilings shall be re-im- Posed on poultry, eggs, food and on Mam and slowed feed products made from them, day and Saturday and the police were involved in one to make a total of five in three The police a 1941 Chevrolet tudor driven by J. H. Ramsey, was go- ing west on Main at it's inter- section with Broadway, when a 1937 Dodge sedan, driven by Charlie Bemrose, turning from South Broadway on Main, struck the prowl car on the left side, smashing in the door. Bem- rode agreed to pay damages. Two accidents were reported for the 18th. A 1941 Nash driven by W. G. Long, Jr., backed out from the curb and before he could pull away was struck by a 1937 Chevrolet tudor driven' by R. H. Brown of Morris, backing out-from the curb. A 1934 Chev- rolet pick-up, driven by Raymond Hopper, 907 West Sixth, was go- ing east on Main and slowed down to wait for a car going west so he could turn on to Cherry, sed he n Senate Committee lo Reopen Inquiry Into Pre-Wor Delays in Fortifying Pearl Harbor; Rep. May Blocked Earlier ProKe By JACK BELL WASHINGTON, July A new but pin-pointed Pearl Harbor investigation hove into view today. The senate war investigating its cue from the voluminous report assessing responsibility for the Dec. 7, 1941, military to reopen its own in- quiry into pre-war delays in fortifying the Pacific bastion. Senator Brewster (R-Me) said n m m, ii a similar effort two years ago was Pair of Sizeable (hecks 'Bounce' Couple of Checks Prove Bogus, Giver Got. Cash' and Merchandise Police officials reported Mon- day at noon that two bogus checks were passed in Ada Sat- urday. Rhynes Second Hand Store was'the first establishment to report the passing of a bad 1 check. The Oklahoma Tire and blocked by -refusal of the house military committee headed Set Up New Government Bloody Uprising Overthrow! 'Strong Arm' Set Up; Villarocl Had Planned To Flee LA PAZ, Bolivia, July 22, Student and labor revolution- ists took over the government of Bolivia today after assassinating President Gualberto Villarroel, who was thrown bodily from the presidential lamppost, and then paraded lifeless and nake through the streets on an army tank. After the macrabre parade in. this highest capital in the world, the slain president's body again. was hanged from a lamppost be- fore the palace. The four days of bloody street fighting in which. persons were reported kill- ed or wounded ended Sunday with victory for the rebels. Many of the president's close collabora- tors died with him. Nestor Guillen, dean of tho su- perior court, assumed office as acting president but vowed to re- linquish the office when Tomns Monje. court president, was well enough to take his place. He called the regime "a provisional government lo call elections and then turn over power to a gov- ernment chosen by Ilio people." rrnmi.se Civil Tin.' lenders pro- mised that suppressed civil liber- ties would be restored im- mediately. The rebels reported that par- tially burned bodies of oplitical prisoners of the Villarroel regime hud been found in ammunition boxes at police hoadauarlcrs. This, they said, was evidence the severity of previous measures to repress the revolution. Survivors of the final assault on the president's pnlace said Vil- larroel wns found wounded in the chest. They said he first pre- tended he was a leftist leader whom he resembled slightly, They quoted him as telling the storming rebels: "I am Alfredo Mendizabal (lender of the revolutionary left- ist party.) Don't kill me." Throw Down to Mob These informants said Villar- roel then tried to lift a revolver, but was shot before he could fire. The president then was thrown from the balcony to the mob in the street below. The interim government ask- ed members of the military cab- inet which had been in office less by than a day, in a last desperate ef- fort to quccl the revolt, to sur- render and be judged legally. But the cabinet members for the most part still were at large Rep. May (D-Ky) to release a key witness to the senate group. .Brewster is a member of both the senate-house committee which ulc mosl van SUJ, were ai large delved into the blame behind at daybreak. One of the fugi- Pearl Harbor and of the senate's I lives was listed in the United special war investigating com- mittee, now engrossed in an at- tempt to summon May for testi- mony concerning his relations with a midwestern munitions combine. Army Engineer Key Figure Central figure in the projected new inquiry is Col. Theodore Wy- man, Jr., army district engineer in the Hawaiian department when Supply (Company the Japanese struck Pear) Har- i i i bor. Five mtjnths Inter Wyman was assigned to the Canol Oil pro- ject in Canada. That wns an undertaking which the senate When the car had pas- began to' turn and hit Four visitors from Arkadelphia, I to see him. Lawrence Redfield, 801 North Mississippi, who was on a bi- cycle. Redfield had been too i close behind the car for Hopper Ark., were at Horace Mann Training School this morning, They were Dr. H. B. Matthew, director of the training school of Henderson State Teachers col- T- crs co- ballory. then was placed at the lege, Arkadelphia; Miss Amy head of the service battery al- Jean Green, supervisor of social ready mentioned. He was with Ihc 45th Division through its grueling war experi- ences in Sicily, Italy, France and into Germany, returning to the U. S. about a month before the division L-iime back. A good way lo reduce the bounce and increase Ihe safety of your tractor is to fill the tires three-fyurths full of liquid. studies; Mrs. Fleeta Russell, pri- mary supervisor, and B. V. Knise- ley, principal of Arkadelphia high school. The Arkadelphians discussed mutual problems with Horace Mann officials, inspected the plaht he're and visited some of the classes. Greater returns .for amount in- vested. Ada News Want Ads. Friday's accident was a 1938 Chevrolet coupe, driven by Bryl H. Howard. 315 West Sixth, back- ing out from a curb at 530 East Main. A 1940 Buick sedan, driv- en by E. M. Hager, 610- West Ninth, was going, east on Main and began lo make a left turn on Turner when the two cars hit near the center of Main. A 1941 International pick-up, driven by D. F. Glover of Fitts- town, was backing out Saturday when hit by a 1939 Buick sedan, driven by H. R. Scott, 401 South Francis, who was going west on Main. Only minor damage re- sulted and no charges were fil- ed. tobacco and its products and pet- roleum and its products. Paul Porter, OPA .administra- tor, told newsmen "we are now working on an analysis of1 the bill's economic consequences for submission to President Truman." Porter would not say whether he would recommend another veto. We Can Do" Chairman Spence (D-Ky) of the house banking committee, leader in the administration's bat- tle for a strong OPA, commented: "I don't think it is a very effective bill, but it'is the best we can do. I believe the president will sign it as the last recourse." The house senate conference committee which finally agreed on the compromise Saturday night after a five-day deadlock set an- other meeting for today to resolve differences of opinion on just what had been. done. second check to police headquar- ters about Monday morning. Both checks wore alike. The checks were made out to Robert Jackson Stinson -and sign- ed by Luther P. Stinson but po- lice officials reported that all of the writing was the same. The man who. cashed the phony checks, was reported to-be about 19 years of age and was said to be wearing whaki shirt and pants. Each check was for but the full amount of cash was not given on either of them. At Rhynes, the person bearing the check received between and cash, buying merchand- ise with the rest. He was to pick up the goods he purchased Mon- day morning about At Oklahoma Tire and Supply, the carrier of the bogus check pur- chased close to worth of ma- terial and received about in cash. He left the goods to be pick- ed up. Police are now conducting a search for the check giver and hope to apprehend him soon. Rose Petals Got Lad Pair of Perch HANCOCK, N. H., July Smit is only six years old, but listen to his fish story. Martin, unaware of shortages, has trouble finding bait. He couldn't find any worms and his request to his mother for some bread dough was turned down. Young Martin did not give up, however, but fastened two rose petals on his hook. Almost instantly, he hooked a perch. And, using the same bait, caught a secorid one. The fish were about seven inches long.' That's Martin's and his family backs it up. States blue book as nazi. loading Street fighting, in which ap- proximately persons were reported killed or wounded, abat- ed after the revolutionists parad- ed through La Paz with the bat- tered, semi-nude body of the president draped over an army tank. Three Aides Also Hanged Earlier, the president's body had been hanged from a lamp post in front of his palace. At the conclusion of the parade, the body was returned to the same committee, then headed by Pres- lamp post and strung up again a- ident Truman as a senator, de-1 long with the bodies of three of clared in a Dec. 23, 10-13, report never should have been started. Referring specifically to "the Wyman the Pearl Har- bor committee in its final report Saturday called for appropriate senate or house committees to make a separate inquiry into de- lays in constructing Hawaiian de- fenses before the Japanese attack. Brewster said Chairman Mead (D-NY) readily agreed to have the war investigating committee pick up the thread of 'its inquiry his trusted subalterns. Crowds passed silently by the improvised gallows in the shadow on the bullet-pocked palace, where the new government met lo name temporary officials and to set in motion machinery for what it described as a democratic general election. Electric and telephone service, disrupted for the last several clays, was reported as the city began to return to normal. Many members of Viliarroel's which the Maine senator sniri wus I military regime perished with "stymied" before what he termed It is a'good safety measure to Ureater returns for amount in- immediately mop up all spilled vested. Ada News Want Ads. I grease or water. the "uncooperative attitude" of the May committee. Fatalities to 265 Three Lives Lost During Weekend on jtate Roods By The Aftsncialed I'rrns Traffic fatalities for Oklahoma rose to 265 over the weekend ns three persons died as the result of injuries received in accidents on state roads. A 17-year-old McAlester, Okla., school student died Sunday. He was injured Friday in a truck-motorcycle collision in Robbers' Cave park. The colli- sion jammed the handlebar of the youth's motorcycle through his chest. Waller Russell Cox, 30, Pj-yor, and Charles Wayne Day, 20, Jno- la, were killed in a two-car col- lision near Chouleau. Saturday nieht. The deaths brought to 23 the total traffic fatalities in Oklaho- ma during July, 13 of which oc- curred in the past week. their leader, but most of the casualties in the street fighting were revolutionists. Rent) the Ada News SVant Ads. TH' PESSIMIST Lem Wheeler's dachshund wuz killed th' other wuz runnin" around a tree when he met 'is end. Unfortunately, makin' th' most out o' life each day means, t' th' average feller, jest makin' more dollars.   

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