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   Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - July 25, 1946, Ada, Oklahoma                             outeom. of Tuesday's election reminds us once more, and quite forcibly, that voting machinery is still efficient at putting a candidate through the wringer and leaving him 'washed up' Avrraft Nrt June IMId L'lrrulutlun 8310 .Mfmhrr: Audit llurr.-ui of Circulation THE ADA EVENING NEWS FINAL EDITION 83 ADA, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, JULY 1946 FIVE CENTS THE COPY Battleship, Carrier Go Down Demo Slate And Two Battleships Damaged And Listing from Atom Blast By HOWARD ABOARD USS APPALA- CHIAN, Bikini Lagoon, July first underwater nlomic bomb, exploding with an awe- some roar lhat thundered upward into a beautiful cloudy geyser, de- stroyed the battleship Arkansas and sank Ihe huge old aircraft carrier Saratoga and seven lesser vessels today. Associated Press Correspond- ent Don Whilchcad, in Ihe best position to view the blast from n B-29, said il was so powerful lhal the Arkansas was shoved far out of her originr.1 anchorage just be- fore she plunged and other targel vessels near the center of the tossed about like fleet of 75 wcr> toys. Battleship Jusl Vanishes First to go in the mighty plulo- nium blast that was the" second chapter of the nrmv-navv .settled prptcHtingly to.the bottom of the Bikini lagoon. Her prow nosed upward as if her stern were resting on the bottom, then dis- appeared. A little Inter five submarines of the six thai had been submerged in the lagoon were found to be resting on the bottom. Whether they were crushed or had sunk through sonii defects in their air lines was not known. Stronger Than Nagasaki Bomb Vice Adm. W. H. P. Blandy to try to beach her, had lo turn back and Jet the gallant old lady die alone. Two Battleships Listing The battleship New York and the Japanese battleship Nagato were listing, evidently damaged, as were the battered carrier In- dependence, the destroyer For November About Ready Committee to Select Nominee to Replace Jess Read, Who Died Saturday OKLAHOMA CITY, July 25, one and possibly two exceptions the, democratic ticket for Oklahoma's November gener- Hughes, the -transport Fallon and al election is now known. the heavy cruiser Pensacola. A reef anc1. ten rniles of blue man-made force ever perhaps ever stronger than the bomb that raxed most of Naga- saki last August the atomic bomb did not imtncdintely sink as mnny of the 75 target vessels ns had expected. The. Iruf extent of the dumngo is still unknown, however. Ships still wore "hot" with radioactivity "Prr- i many hours Inter. Nnvy men and "lcl scientists edged ever closer ..and 300-ton bjtt'eship Arkansas. She re-entered the lagoon with sensi- two small craft, n yard oiler live trying to de- 5n.d_a "Ik-landing ship, .simply lormine the danger and nscerlain disappeared in the pink-fringed mist at a.m. p.m., cst, Seven .inurs nnd 32 minutes later, at p.m., the 33.000-ton Saratoga, war-worn old carrier, danger and ascertain the full damage as soon as pos- sible. The radioactivity was so great that two lugs which went to the rescue of the Saratoga, under or- clcl's last force Commander the target fleet when the bomb went off. Observers had their glasses on the mast of. a small landing craft that was above the submerged atom bomb. A voice on the ship's loud speaker droned off the seconds nnd the world's filth nlomic bomb was sot off by remote radio con- trols. An almost incredibly' white dome of rose where the slim mast had stood. It glowed momentarily. Then it spread, at first wide and flat, to perhaps half a mile in breadth. Suddenly it shot upward speed. At the with lightning top of the dome, the (Continued on Page 10, Column 1) City Counci and Citizens Discuss What To Do About FWA's Survey-Cost Advance Offer Orderly World Or No World al All, Says Dr. Sadler "Either an orderly world or no nt all is the basic choice facing the world Dr. M. E. Sadler, president of Texas Christian university, Ft. Worth, told the members of the gradu- class at East Ccntrul Slnle this morning jit com- mencement exercises held in Ihe college auditorium. Using as his subject "A Bond of Civilization." Dr. Sadler ex- plained that the world has come to the end of sin era in the history of human life nnd that the basic question now is will the new day of the era which is being entered stormy or a day of sunshine in the new era. Three Three problems eryone: The c ruca! dictator accomplished to some extent, the creation of nn adequate and work- able world government, and ac- tual establishment of order and decency on earth. Citizens of the world do not, and for at least a century will not, realize the tre- mendous debt of World War II in money, material of, war, and loss of life. Dr. Sadler pointed out Ihnl the world is now approaching the- Meeting Next Week tg Resume Discussions On Acceptonce of Offer; Water Supply Conies in for Lively General Talk, Also The proposition as lo the City of Ada should accept federal funds for preliminary planning on the last three of 10 projects wns the topic of a leng- thy discussion at the second) cnll- cd meeting of the city council. A question as lo how the city could benefit from the money being made available by the KOV- eminent, for preliminary plnn- of'the projects was'discus- sod by the cotincilmcn nnd about 20 cilb.ens. The council defer- red decision. According lo submitted plims, il will cost aboul to get Hie hangar al Ihe Chnuncey Air- port pul into operation, but on the oilier hand Ihe hangar cost onlv about Harold Norris pointed out to the council thnt he could not xyhy it should cost so much fori, exception in water rqles and de- cided that there should be no charity cases because that was no way for a municipality to do business. It was further decided by the council that there be no exceptions made in the location of parking meters. Acting City Manager Luke B. Dodds-innde H report to the coun- cil that there least 800 dead water meters in Ada. The manager said that Hev. Mitchell Epperson was appointed for years, Casper Duffer for two years, Mrs. Harry Evans for one year, Mrs. Byron A. Lasiter for three year's and Charley Soott for four years as members of the library board. It City Owns Livestock was reported that the city the city for Water Supply Discussed The city water supply .and thd possibilities of a visible water supply were the topic of a short but hen ted discussion, in which more than a dozen took part. At the present time, the pumps nt the reservoir nre operating on seco_nd singe nnd cited the various from to volts when they should be operated al 200. II was pointed out lhal the cement plant is nol furnishing enough power lo supply Ihe city with water an'd thnt the city does any money to pay for conference's that have been held to create workable world gov- ernment. But. the problems such arc intricate and difficult bul no more so than those facing tin: problems of creating the Federal Union of the United States. Failure now would be more dire for civiliza- tion at this time hns reached "5 minutes till he wnrned, and trends nre developing thai unless checked will lead to destruction. Only One force Wins The essential spirit needed can grow out of fundamental concepts, the only source sufficient lo pro- duce the spirit known among men is to be found in the Jewish Christian Those prin- ciples SIP the only force that hns ever recognised the one world tradition, Dr. Sadler said in con- clusion. Dr. Linscheid introduced Dr. Spangler. The processional nnd rec-ossional were played by Doris Arringlcm. Jane Michael sang two numbers. "Care Solve" hv Handel and "Ouvrc ton Coour" by Dean W.' D. Morrison [iresenlt-d the Ada News scholarship award to Elizabeth Ann Alexander and the O'Neal award also for scholar- ship, to Margaret Cbristenson. Dr. Linscheid awarded degrees to tne 52 members of the class. M u Police Chief Ben Hnyes this week issued an order for Muslcogcc po- licemen to don blue jeans, n work-shirt nnd a straw hni ns thc-ir the order wns cancelled nl the request of City Manager John Oliver Hull. Hayrs said lie i.vMied tlio order lo provide neat nnd oooiininii-nl uniformity in police mid al same tune comply with the i-ily's recent decision to require policemen lo purchase their own uniforms. Read The News Classified Ads. not have G. has ordered necessary equipment lo supply the power required, but delivery months. isn't due for some JWEATHERJ Oklahoma: Generally fair to- ordered charges against him dis- missed. The opinion related lhat David- son had been placed in the stale penitentiary for safekeeping af- tcr he had once escaped from the and Friday; somewhat county jail while the trial was ei cast tonight; north Friday. i pending. Unlil additional power is made available, Ihe wnler supply in Ada will not be solved find some of the men at the meeting were wondering why they should be looking inlo Ihe future when the present problems have nol been solved. Bonds Amounts Talked All of the projects total about nnd the councllmun n- greed thai I he people of Adn might not vole Hint mtiny bonds even within ttie next 10 years. One suggested ihnl the project.-; be placed before the public ono al n time. A council- man replied tlml lie personally could nol understnnd why plan- ning money should be accepted when the chances for such pro- jecls nre so few. No Exceptions on'Water The council volcd to make no Seminole Counly Man to Be Freed OKLAHOMA CITY, July criminal court of appeals today ordered o Seminole counly man freed from prison on grounds he hud boon denied it Hpcccly trinl in being held in solilary confine- iiu-iu in the state penitentiary for n year before being allowed to appear in court. The court reversed the man- slaughter conviction nnd 15 year plan will be worked out, to handle city money more efficiently. Rec- ords show that no regular ac- count is kept on some money be- ing turned over lo the city and that in some instances payments are' made every three or four months. Manager Dodds told the coun- cil that the new form of city 'gov- ernment, its organization functions lire meeting approval of the majority of the people that he had talked with during the first three days of this week. Appointments Incomplete Some of the citizens present Were anxious to learn w.hal ap- pointments had been made nnd the manager told them that he hncl not completed that task, The next regular meeting of the city council wns set for Au- gust 5, but a special meeting will be 'held next Wednesday night nt o'clock nt the Convention hall. Mayor C. F. Spencer said that the meeting being culled no that councilman and citizens cun have The one exception is definite democratic a nominee for the 'office of insurance commissioner, lo which Jess C. Read had been renominated without opposition previous 'to his death last Satur- day. State Chairman H. I. Hinds of the democratic com- mittee said .the group would name another nominee to oppose John C. Burns, republican, in the general election. One Contest Expected While' Carl Albert, McAlcster attorney, led Bill Steger of Du- rant by Ua votes in a complete unofficial tabulation of. the -third district congressional race. It remains for the state election board to announce official re- turns lo certify victory. Some observers, predicting a contest of the count, said an er- ror in tabulations or the arrival of additional war ballots miRht be sufficient' to alter the unoffi- cial tally substantially. Meanwhile, ns Roy J. Turner laid plans for the reorientation of his gubernatorial contest in the general election against Ol- ney Flvnn, republican nominee and Tulsa oil ,ma'n, Dixie Gilmer conceded the democratic nomina- tion in n message of congratula- tion to his runoff opponent. Up to Turner Gilmer's message lo Turner de- clared that "a burden of the fight for good government rests with you. Now more than any other time in Oklahoma history strong .leadership is needed." In an earlier statement Gilmer expressed his gratification of the votc given him and asserted that Truman's Name Is Expected Today On Bill Reviving OPA low-priced radio equipment which the through an Alliinta, Georgia, junk- yard buying up radio equipment at the rale of 20 cents per (NEA PLENTV Beavers when it. comes lo Army has termed as these radio enthusiasts clamlx-r (apt, Woodside 01 Naval Ammo Depot In Stale Retiring McALESTER, July 25, (JP> Capt. Elmer L. Woodside, commander of the naval ammunition depot here, where vanl'qunntilies of rockets, Many Solons Manslaughter Is Charged in Death Of Mrs. Horn On Way Out Numerous Old-Timers In Congress on Political Skids, Primary Defeats Show By D. HAROLD OLIVER AP Political Reporter Robert Leonard, driver of a Hudson Hint wns wrecked north of Aria about n week ago and as result, of injuries received in the Occident one of I ho pnsscn- Ihe -high principles of rriy party Capt. Woodside did not ask for without reservation and will al- ways do so. I believe the right at all times.''to publicity object to and fight corruption whenever and wherever.it exists" nddilionnl lime lo study the Pay Traffic Fines Or You Pay Double That's Police Notice To Those Who Haven't Brought Tickets to Station i Police Chief Quenton Blake told reporters Thursday morning thnt there were 12 unpaid traffic violation tickets In the hnndu oC on; the police. -The holders of those r h'.'s tickets have never rcoorlcd lo delruled information in his office and would be glad to explain any or nil parts of Uie projects to any interested person. .iccls-and mt< made survey-cost offers by the FWA. He be- ex- tended an invitation to people, who nre Tor nnd to those who are against the propositions to attend I ho. meeting next Wednesday nnd lake pnrt in the cli.icussinrr, George To lor, consulting Pete Adams Will Announce Rodeo Requests Coming in For Tickets, Plenty of Good Reserved Seott Left Out i of. town rodeo fans have started sending requests to the ticket sales committee of the Ada Hodeo, Aug. 14-18 inclusive, ask- ing for seats, but the number of requests already received at Ro- deo Headquarters, 123 .South Broadway, is not as large, as ex- pected.. retirement and'was. ready to con- tinue at his age could hot be denied. The. navy .decrees that when an officer .reaches the age of 62 he must not continue on active .duty. years. Capt. Woodside became 62 in Two senators Burton K. skids. political The average service of. Ihe 11 representatives and five senators who have failed in ronominulion attempts so far is nearly 12 July 11. is a little va- gue because the doughty captain doesn't believe he actually is ready :f.or retirement because he doesn't feel that the wheels in Washington started grinding. Name of Capt. Woodside's suc- cessor at the huge depot was not made known, but it was presum-i lost. Wheeler, Montana democrat, and Henrik Shipstead, Minnesota re- publican while in senate. One In 28th Tear One reprcsenlnlivi! Zebulon lost primary their 2-lth year bailies in the ed he woul'd be a captain from the bureau, of the depot is a permanent instal- lation and requires the services of a highly trained executive. What Captain Woodside will do when is a matter of he is known to be interested in some task, pre- rni_ i 11 i i f i ni tun.ct.1 in awi J ic LUDiv, There are still plenty of good ferablv teaching at a university resnrved seats left and will be for several days, according to'Manag- er Earl McKendree. Pete Adams, world famous an- nouncer of rodeos, has been con- tracted to announce the Ada Ro- deo again this year, which will in- crease the interest in the event. Adams knows the cowboys per- sonally and thus can better an- nounce n rodeo than many lesser announcers. Polio Cases Number 59 in Oklahoma OKLAHOMA CITY, July Hamilton, executive sec- retary of the Oklahoma commis- sion for crippled children, said todny Ihere were known cases of polio in the slale but lhat tola] did nol indicate an epidemic. 'Hamilton said that in .1943 there were 132 cases in crippled child- ren's hospital here. That hospital toduy has 30. sonlence of Clifton Davidson and ......___ one case is too mnny. But as far as.we can tell there is no cause for 'alarm or no reason lo believe there will be an epidemic." A professor says lhat success comes to those who move their work. Bul nol just so they can put their feel up on the desk. the station and they will be noti- fied by telephone Thursday to re- port, If they fail to report after this they will be picked up and fined double by city police. Police department officials made one arrest Wednesday to raise the total for the week to four. One man was arrested for disturbance and fined One girl was picked up on fnilurc' to report to the station and pny a slay bond for which she had signed. Ada truffle wns ,on side Wednesday with dents being reported, beries, burglaries or any crimes were reported. quiet other or college. Among the weapons turned out at the huge depot, the building of which in a blackjack studded area near here. Captain Wood- side directed, was the famous Tiny giant rocket describ- od as the "most deadly thing democrats and Weaver, Norlh Carolina democrat was in his HSlh year when he Two Tar- VRI', Georgia, and Jed Johnson, Oklahoma, both serving out their 20lh year. Only Charles C. Gossel.t, Idaho democrat, a n d Rep. Helen Douglas Mankin., Georgia in their first' year. Mrs. Mankin is conlesling her primary election defcnl. on Ihe ground that she had a popular majority. Her opponent the election on the basis of coun- ty unit voles, 17 States To Vole Thus 17 stales yet. to hold nominating eleclions and and properly of others in the vio- lation of Title -17, Section 02 of Oklahoma Statutes on Highway No. !W at n point about, half n i lilc north of the city limits. Highway patrolmen signing the complaint that brought about the filing of charges reported that the car driven by Leonard hit an llrtlul Illl, fill International "truck parked al a measure, filling station. According lo reports, Mrs. Na-! Senate Votes For Measure Will Re-establish Rent, Many Price Ceilings That Lapsed July 1 By MARVIN L. ARROWSMITH WASHINGTON, July Truman probably will stale whether he will sign or veto the OPA revival bill al a news conference lit 3 p.m. (CST) today, Al the time of a White1 House announcement to this effect, the bill hud not reached Mr. Truman. Although passed by congress, it still hud to'go through the hands of the speaker of the house and the president of the senate for thnir signatures. It was expected to Ret to the White liou.ie soon afternoon. Presidential Press Secretary Charles G. Hoss told reporters j that the president's action on the legislation, approved early today by the senata. will not he announ- ced in advance of the news con- ference. Message For Conrrem decision, Hoss will be accompanied by a'mcssage to con- gross in explanation of his action. If the president signs the bill, Hoss said, he will the three- member price decontrol board it promptly." Boss would not forecast the president's action, nlthaugh other White House officials say private- ly and house democratic Leader McCormacIc has said publicly, that he will sign the measure. Except for rents many of the agency's wartime powers will be curbed or removed. But on capitol hill, virtually no one expressed any real doubt that the president will sign Ihe ex- lendcr bill which Ihe .senate pass- ed a few minutes after midnight, Bll to 2B. and sent to the White House. The house, previously had ap- proved the'measure, to H2. When signed by Mr. Truman, the bill automatically will re-es- tablish rent and many of the price ceilings which lapsed July I. OPA's plans are to follow quickly with a number of tem- porary adjustments on prices, pending calculation of new and higher ceilings required under the dine Horn, one of the passengers, died at. a local hospital from wounds received in the aecidenl. Witnesses include Troopers Glenn Clark ami Harvoy Hawk- ins, Virgil Mounts. Kranh'McCaul- cy, Jean Underbill and Jean Hoi- comb. fired from an airplane." The rocket was credited with the. power to rip through a cruis- er's hull like it was made, of pap- er, Capt. Woodside commanded the one republican .in the house have lost rcnominulion attempts. Three democratic: and two republican sorrnlnrs have-been turned down, .Georgia with four and Oklaho- ma with three provided seven of battleship Colorado in the Paci- lne house defeats in the last fie during the early part of World I eight days. The lone republican War II and was ordered to depot here in September, He has remained at that post since. Escaped Convict Shot; Captured One of Four Who Fled Prison Still at Large McALESTER. Okla., July 25, 26, Marietta, Okla., one of four convicts who broke from .McAlester pcnitcn- liary yesterday was shot and cap- tured in the muddy boggy bot- toms near -Aioka today. Lieut. Arch Merriolt of the state highway patrol said Smith was shot in both legs by Troop- er Floyd Brown when he accost- ed Smith as he w.nlked along n trail in the bottoms. Merriolt snid Smith was nol Co erection the seriously wounded. No rob-; Smith's companion, Wood row Gibson, 24, of Oklahoma City, who fled with Smith and two other convi.cls from the prison ..The Ada News summary on Wednesday of official vote totals had one votes off John D. Conner's for the county. It should have read for Conner, which put him ahead of Hastings, his opponent, who got Greater returns for amount in- vested. Read Ada News Want Ads. plunged off the trail and escaped in Hie thick underbrush which dots Ihe bot- toms. COBB NOT PLANNING JUST NOW TO CONTEST ELECTION OKLAHOMA CITY, July 25.- of a contest in the incumbent who lost was a fourth- termer from Pennsylvania. Not Parties So far as Ihe hou.se defeats are ronci'i'iied, duinnenUic anil repub- lican parly officers commented today thnt they saw no purlieu lar significance in them. It was more or less a question of "per- they snid. One demo- cratic official notori that, all dem- ocratic losses were in solidly democratic districts which he said, lhat democrats would succeed democrats in November. The house democrats who lost include Jed Johnson, Oklahoma til.li: Boren, Oklahoma 4th, and Wickcrsham, Oklahoma 7th. Veterans of World War H de- feated Boren and Wickcrsham. Temperatures Here Are on Rise Again Temperatures here nre on Dm "up and up" ngnln after lasl Sat- urday's .102 doKi-f'o reading was followed by some cooler days. Wednesday the mercury crept up lo 98 degrees, which is sum- mcrlime hoi. During niylil. it slid lo 72 degrees, but was late starting clown. The breeze Ihnl sometimes springs up in evening .waiting until up in'the night. And the forecast is fair and con- tinued hot. Traffic Charges Filed on Five Three Involve Rcckleit Driving, Two Are for Vio- lations of Road Rules Three charges of reckless driv- ing and two clini.gcs of violation of the rules of the road were fil- ed in two justice of pence courts Wednesday by Counly Attorney Life Through Next June The bill gives OPA life through Tom McKcown plaints were- signed pnlrolmcn. Samuel Leslie nfler coin- by highway Cook, charged next June, bul it prohibits restor- ation uf .pi'ijt- controls at least until August 20 on such major market basket items as meat and dairy products, as well as on grains, and tobacco. Bnrklcy has termed il substan- tially the .some bill the chief ex- erutive vetoed June 29, but the Kentuckian and house Leader McCormnck (D-Mnss) both have indicnted the measure accept- able to the president. A member of the house appro- priations committee told a re- porter privately that Mr. Truman will request, possibly in a message today. :in additional for OPA. Congress has voted the ngoncy for the fiscal year 1946-47. Tin? house member said the president will contend this is nqt enough lo run OPA until the new congress convenes in Janu- ary. OPA Staff Drafts New Even before the senate bognn more than 12 hours of debate on the extender bill yesti-rdny, OPA host Paul Purler had his staff HIGHWAY ACCIDENT FATAL NOWATA, Okla., July close supreme court race between Donald Marland. 55, No- today when an Ben Arnold, incumbent, and Ran- dell S. Cobb, former attorney general, appeared slim today. wata, wns killed automobile ran near here. oft a highway point, lo a point six miles south- oast, of Ada on State Highway No. :i wil.hoiil due regard to traffic existing there. The rase was filed in Ihe Armstrong court. Jiunea Junes is will) reckless driving and is alleged to have traveled to n point aboul two miles south of the Ahloso Y on Highway without due re- enrd lo exiKtinrj traffic. Franklin Bniirlaml will hear the case. H. A. Byrd was the third per- son i-hnrgL-d with reckless driv- ing. Tht? ooint. of nrrt'al xvas iusl. .south of tin; city limits. Tin- case was filed in Ihe Bourland court.. Charged with violation of the rules of the rond No. 1, Willie Reddin is alleged to have driven l.o Ihe left of the center line on Highway No. 12 at a point iiboul IS miles east, of Ada. The case was filed in the Armstrong court. James Wiley Lollar is charged with violation of t.be rules of tlio road No. I al a point about. 500 feet sdtilh of the city limits of Ada. One Plane It.tiiioartivi; ROI ISLAND. MarsrialJ.s. July Atlm. C. A. F. Spraguc reported today lhal all four navy Hellcat, "drone" planes used in today's atomic bomb test had landed safely, one; of them "hot" with rndionctivity. Two others which flow through Ihe atomic cloud show no signs of radioactivity. Their photo- graphs should be undamaged. Spraguc gave no report on the fourth plane. The-drones are pilot less. They mother I new pricing orders in obvious an- lieipation of renewed powers. OPA officials acknowledged lhal the in case irf ninny items the re-establishment of June 30 ceil- ings will be only temporary. The vise prices in line with new stan- dards set up. Separate Board on Farm Itenu Besides divesting OPA of much of its authority over prices of manufactured goods, Ihe bill in the case of farm commodities gives all authority lo the socrc- (Continucd on 10, Column 61 TH' PESSIMIST itr Jr. are controlled from I plane. Those days it's jest about got t' wher" 'n invitation t' a wed din' involves more trouble than bein' summoned before grand jury. A lot o' times it's best not t' even 'n'explana- tion.   

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