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   Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - August 8, 1946, Ada, Oklahoma                             Thtre ought to o lot of clever things to soy obout the weather but somehow after five weeks of superheated days and of overly warm nights there isn't much left that hasn't been said. Nrl July IMId Circulation 8407 Mrmbtr; Audit Bureau ol C'lrculatlun THE ADA EVENING NEWS FINAL EDITION 43rd 97 ADA, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, AUGUST 8, 1946 FIVE CENTS THE COPY Officials For Dozens of Farm Youths Start I M Crifwell Ada Rodeo Tour That Now Arriving New Contracts Added, Ro- deo Stock Coming In, Best Stock to Be Had Them to All Parts of County -10 boys started from the courthouse Thursday morning on the first part of their two-day dairy inspection tour which will take them to some 40 farms and dairies over the county. The number information to be had on dairy- ing development and methods over Pontotoc county. Will Select Judging: Team At the Coody, Granger and Welch dairies the boys will take dairy farms are visited and the boys at each place, after being 'host' to the tour, load into the Pete Adams, world famous buses and go on to the remaining announcer, and other of-iPlflces to be visited. increase as part in judging contests. The have- started arriving Ada for the Eleventh Annual which starts next with a goal of becom- ing the second largest rodeo in ir.c world. Fred Alvord, who deals direct- ly with the cowboys as hr will be- secretary of the' show, is ex- pected to arrive cither the: last of this week or the first of next so he can start accepting cm tries in various events where money is to he paid. In addition to the purse offer- ed by the Ada Rodeo, the cow- boys pay an entry fee and the winners take all, which is the way the cowboys play ball. Some New Contract Acts Officials of the rocloo have said mat contract acts will be new in Tnany instances this year. Some aft? that have never been used in this section of the country will appear on the program this year, whxh adds up to a bigger and be'.u-r rodeo even for those who have not missed a performance since the first annual rodeo here. Most of the bucking stock to be tised is already grazing around near the Fail-grounds and all stock to be used is expected to be on hand by Sunday. Roping Stock Arriving; Much of the roping stock has r.o'. arrived, but rodeo officials have been informed that it is on its way. The- animals used this year v.-ill be the toughest ever used here and will be as tough as any used at any rodeo in the world. A block of 70 reserve seats was ordered this week by a group in Oklahoma City. ]t is one of the larger orders that has been re- ceived. There arc still plenty of seats available, but by Tuesday of next week there will be only a sprinkling of any type of reserve seats. John Boehr, extension dairy specialist, Stillvvaler, will be in charge of the tour. The boys are seeing how some of their number who have receiv- ed dairy calves under the Adn Chamber of Commerce program arc cnring for their registered Adan Since 1916, Is Dead Funeral Home Head Had Critical Heart Condition For Several Days fall. Thursday morning the caravan 'made' the Francis area and dur- ing the afternoon visited farms and dairy centers in .the Latta U. I T. ...W..W... HUJ IJ .IttlJII M-seys. l-lolstcms. Milking Short- youths adequately take care of horns or Guernseys. I'iisliire Care Emphasized They are. seeing pasture dem- onstrations, this part being em- phasized this summer because of what is being accomplished in the face of drought and scaring heat. They are watching self milkers in operation, fitting and grooming demonstrations, Grade A barns with their equipment and ar- rangements. Adults on dairy farms over the county are cooperating so that the youngsters can get the best outcome will determine selection of a county judging team that will take part in judging com- petition at the state fair in the J. u. "Jim" Criswell, 66, fu- neral director in Ada since 1916, died Wednesday night at a local hospital. He had been in critical condition for several days with a heart condition. Funeral services will be held Friday at p.m. from.. the Cviswell Funeral Chapel, Rev. Milo Arbuckle, formerly of Ada find now of Frederick, officia- ting; burial. in Rosecialc ceme- tery. f The body will lie in state at the chapel from 4 to 6 p.m. Fri- The tour, scheduled to be an an- nual affair, is an outgrowth of the folJowup program to help .farm the registered dairy calves they have acquired through the C. of C. program. This year more than a hundred o p.m. r- calves wore placed' with farm day; the caske': will not be open- youths over the county. ed at the service that begins at Ac ft -faitr p  reporter plan to transfer "hardened" criminals from the svate penitentiary to the Granite reformatory has brought vigor- ous protest from State Sen. Hen- ry W. Worthington. Mangum. Chairman Virgil Browne of the stale board of affairs, with whom Worthington lodged his protest, refushed to confirm the report that the board planned such a rr.ove. He said the board planned to improve the prison at Granite to bring it UD to prison standards, adding there would be no prison- ers transferred until Granite is up to these standards. The senator said the and facilities at the Granite prison were inadequate for the type of criminal the board was planning to transfer there. termed the most serious health menace in Tulsa history. The long threatened work stoppage to emphasize demands for union recognition came early today as health authorities fought an outbreak of infantile paralysis Hint crowded hospitals. Pickets representing the gener- al drivers, warehousemen and Helpers Union (AFL) marched around the city hall and the garb- age department warehouse. Some 135 collectors were idle. Pickets carried placards reading: "we want recognition of our union for collective bargaining." Price and members of the city commission have contended the city government could not legal- ly recognize a labor union. Bob Bryant, a union business agent, described it as "a strike to include peaceful but Street Commissioner George H. Stoncr said there could be no "strike" against a city. Dr. R. M. Adams, city health superintendent, remarked Tulsa was confronted with "the most serious health menace in its his- tory" and advised citizens to bury garbage during the emer- gency. He said he feared neglec- ted refuse would increase the spread of poliomyelitis. More than 20 victims already are h'os- pitalizcd here. Police Commissioner W. Porter Smith told reporter he would furnish protection for men opera- ting garbage trucks during the emergency. Price said no decision had been reached as to advisability of seek- ing an injunction against the strikers. Chandler with HI degrees, Wau- rika, Guthrie and Ponca City FROST NIPS GARDENS BOZEMAN, Mont., Aug. S, weather record of more than 50 years standing went down early yesterday when thn temperature dropped to 33 and frost nipped several gardens in this area. with 110, Carnegie and Beaver with 109, Woodward 108. Lawtpn, Elk and Newkirk City, with Ada was one of a .group of cit- ies reporting 107 and only three places reported under City with 96, Sallisaw with 97 and Muskogee with 98. Pastures are being hard hit all over the state, drying up under the blistering sunshine and hot winds. Stock ponds and streams may hold the fate of many cattle from now on, with a possible rush to market if the rains are withheld too long. Some here are wondering if Ada is benefiting from Lake Texoma's expanse less than 40 miles to the south, figuring that '.he vvinds from the southeast sweeping .across its waters fail .o become as heated by the time they reach thb part of the state. 4IAIRL1NE DECISION CHICAGO. Aug. Judge Samuel Heller in Renter's court says .Mrs. May Lookingland cannot evict a tenant because he hasn't had a haircut or a shave lor 18 months. i Heller said the charges against the tenant. E. N. Peterson, were insufficient cause for eviction, and added: "If we can evict a mar. for let- ting his hair grow too long we can. of course, evict him for cut- ting it too short. That would lead to all sorts of complications." Peterson wrote the court ex- plaining he couldn't appear with- out a he didn't want to get his hair cut. The taipan. an Australian snake, is so poisonous that horses Ji.-e said to die of its bite within four minutes. Bcdy of Woman Is Found in Texas Cousin of Ada Woman Dis- appeared June 17, Body Found Near Perrin Field Mrs. C. D. Murphy of 728 East Pcnth. received word Wednesday that the body of her cousin, who was missing since June 17, had been found. The body of the cousin, 81 year- old Mrs. Arlene Kreager, was discovered in an abandoned well near the Perrin Army Air Field at Sherman. Texas, the city from which she was missing. At the time of her disappear- ance, Mrs. Kreager had close to in cash on her person but no trace of the money was found WEATHER Oklahoma: Generally fair and it tonight and Friday. Her death points toward mur- der with robbery as the motive. TACOMA, Wash., Aug. Lewis D. Shay, Puyallup bakery store manager, saved all the war-born zinc pennies she fiol for none months. She hauled them to the bank in a wheelbar- row. There were of them, weighing 269 pounds. Heed More Boosters For Rodeo Touring First Trip Today Advertis- ing Rodeo Over Wide Area Round-Up club officials were somewhat disappointed Thursday morning when less than 10 cars left on the first booster trip; about 30 cars were expected to make the trip. Persons who are planning to make one or more of the trips have been requested to contact officials of the round-up club. The boosters are accompanied this year by the Ada High School Here he'purchased the business that had been operated by L. T. established 'in Ada in 1895. For a short time he did all the work but as the business grew building up a staff adequate to serve this area. He East Main for five years, moved to the Duncan building in 1921, constructed the present Criswell Funeral Home at 111 East Twelfth and moved into it in August of 1928. Building and equipment have been kept up to date with facili- ties added to and improved through the years. Secretary of Slate Board He was elected in 1943 as pres- ident of the state Funeral Direc- tors' Association, and at the time of his death was serving as sec- retary of the state board of em- balmers, to which he was ap- pointed by Gov. Robert S. Kerr in 1943. He was of the First Christian church, a 32nd Degree Mason, Shriner, Oddfellow and member of the Ada- Lions club. He also served several years as a director for the Ada Chamber of Commerce. Slaughter Defeat Important in Rules Committee Effects band and 'Ferdinand' with the boosters. is going There will be another trip Fri- day to end the 'traveling this week. The boosters have trips planned for Monday and Tuesday of next week. The booster trips will cover every major town or city in southeastern Oklahoma in addi- tion to a number of towns in Texas. To make visiting round-up clubs feel more at home, a mem- ber of the Ada club has been as- signed to each club to see that everything goes smoothly. This Boy's Tough 12-Year Old Stowaway Sur- viyei Long Flight in Air- plane Engine Nacelle SYDNEY, Aug. 8, 12- year-old Indonesian boy was be- ing treated at Darwin hospital to- day for multiple burns, exposure and shock after an amazing three hour-flight from Koepang in the engine nacelle of a Dutch Dakota transport. A Sydney Sun dispatch from Darwin said the mechanic who went to lock the plane's under- carriage last night, saw the un- conscious boy's body twined a- round the lowering mechanism within the engine nacelle. After regaining consciousness the boy 'said he came from Koe- pang to see Australia, but refus- ed to give his name. RAAF officers at Darwin were astounded that the boy, who was clad shirt and shorts, could have lived- through the three-hour flight at feet un- protected from cold blasts of air fanned by an airscrew a few feet away. By CLAIR JOHNSON Aug. 8, UR- IC ey members, republican and democratic, of. the potent house rules committee agreed today that the defeat of Rep. Slaughter (D-Mo.) is an important feather in the administration's cap. Rep. Michener of Michigan, who also is acting republican leader, told a reporter that should the democrats retain control of the next congress, the Missour- replacement would help the rules group "function in the way it is -intended." That, Michener added, is to send to the house floor the legis- lative program of the party in power. It was Slaughter's opposition within the committee to many administration measures that Isd President Truman to call public- ly for his defeat in Tuesday's fif- 'th district primary in Missouri. Chairman Sabath (D-I11) com- mented that with Slaughter's departure the southerners on the rules body "no longer will con- trol it." The committee has 12 members, only four of them republicans. But the eight democrats only two are administration stalwarts and Rep. James J. De- laney Because a tie vote blocks action on any measure un- der consideration, Slaughter and his five Dixie colleagues have been able to make their views prevail. Sabath said the balance will be swung still further away from the southern group if Rep. Howard Smith (D-Va) resigns to accept appointment to the senate War Profits Probe Gets 'Hotter' As File Thieves Known By ALEX H. SINGLETON WASHINGTON, Aug. daring attempt to forestall the Garsson munitions combine expose was disclosed officially today with a senate war inves- tigating committee announce- ment that it has the names of the scat of the late Carter- Glass, Smith, who won renomination Tuesday, has declined to comment on persistent reports of such a possibility. WASHINGTON, Aug. The reclamation bureau awarded today a contract to the Stamcy Const. Co., Hutchinson, Kas., for initiating work on the 21-mile Altus canal in Oklahoma. The contract covers a' 10-mile section of the canal, a part' of the Altus reclamation project on the north fork of Equally mystifying was why the boy didn't fall out when the wheels were lowered over Dar- 'in. He is- expected to recover. Device Spots Heart Disease Earlier PHILADELPHIA, Aug. .8, Temple university medical school announces development of a rev- olutionary electroky- will permit doc- tors to detect heart disease in its early stages. Dr. Bert B. Boone of Schwenks- yille. Pa., who has worked on.the instrument for the past two years in cooperation with the U.. S. public health the electrokymograph permits the doctor to accurately photograph the motions of the heart, He said that previous lack of such pic- Lewis Wins Round Government Approves First Step in Drive to Unionize Mine Foremen WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, The" government today officially awarded to John L. Lewis the opening round in his fight to unionize mine foreman. President Truman and the wage stabilization board approv- ed a contract covering 136 sup- ervisory workers at four Jones "individuals" involved. The committee formally FBI agents on the trail of the mysterious, post-midnight prowl- er who looted its secret files months ago of documents being collected for the inquiry. Simultaneously, the committee, obtained a promise of new ex- pert assistance in its search for wartime fraud and anti-pro- fiteering loopholes as another in a series of developments which included: 1. The formal committee an- nouncement that it had been fur- nished information as to "the identity of the individuals" who allegedly gained entrance to its offices at 2 a.m., carted off files on the Garsson combine, copied them in a downtown office, and returned them a few hours later, the names were withheld "for the time being." 2. A similar official disclosure that some of the committee's doc- details of the operations of Erie basin and Ba- lavia Metal Products companies, two of the concerns in the com- been missing since last fall. The committee reported that the FBI inquiry "is being developed." 3. A promise by Comptroller General Lindsay Warren to lend the committee two of his "ablest" auditors to go behind the figures in complicated war contracts The committee got two other book-keeping detectives from the bureau of internal revenue a day earlier. 4. An offer by Warren to sup- ply "examples" oi' weaknesses in government procurement uncov- ered in its audits of war con- tracts. Warren said these would include examples of official fav- oritism toward particular con- tractors and attempts by govern- ment officials to collect unwar- ranted "allowances." 5. A statement by Senator Tay- lor that there should be a general investigation of war profits by "corporate giants" with the claim that it would "lead-to the steel, rail, motor and power monopolies and to the Na- tional Association of Manufac- turers and the U. S. Chamber of council. Evatt said Mololov's effort to reopen the voting question WALTERS. Okla., Aug. 8 i smacked of filibustering and "has band of five unmasked men j of intimidation. held up the bank of Walters to- w.hat wc day and fled with cash loot esti- I whether we will give in to de- mated by Cashier E. H. Minton at mands of that sort, Evatt declar- Minton said all of the men were armed. No shots were fired. The cashier said three of the men entered the bank about ed. Renews Attack On Press The Soviet statesman renew- ed his attack on the press, as- serting he had read in Paris pa- pers an interpretation of the rules (CST) and forced the committee decision which said "the western powers have won bank's staff and one customer to lie on the floor. Then the leader, at pistol point, forced Minton to open the bank's vault, the cashier added. The three men in the bank, described by Minton as cool hands, then scooped up the cash in the vault and on the bank counters and dashed outside. Waiting outside the bank were rtilini- l-irinrlHl the upper hand over the U.S.S.R." "The Soviet Union believes that it is not the purpose of peace conference that one or an- other power or blocks of power should win the upper hand over the U.S.S.R or any other pow- er." he said. Evalt made a heated reply to Molotov's statement earlier to- the other two bandits. The three day that the Australian, active in set i joined them and sped nway in I espousing the case of small na- an automobile bearing Oklahoma tions before the conference, was license tag 64281, Minton added, "acting to create opinion against Minton said the bank employes Soviet interests." forced to lie down on the floor were John R. Reynolds, vice said, "believes t president; and Ermine Young. E. be conclusive." M. Spencer, and Ernest W, Smith, all assistant cashiers. The name of the customer was not immediately learned. The cashier said the only mnn he could describe was a middle-I six." Mol oto the-. fiery -Australian said, "believes that his 'no' should lusive." Six Aftainst 15 "He insists that .in error be Eyatl said. "He refers to the eKresious error of the 15. implying the infallibility of the aged man who acted as leader of "He asks the conference, made the gang. He said the man was up of the same countries and the about five feet nine inches tall jsame people as the rules commit- and was dark complexionecl and i tee, to undo what they have al- of sturdy build. rc-ady one." Evatt said. "It is not "The three just walked into Mint Mr. Mololov asks us to do the bank, leaving the other two i this. He insists on it. outside us lookouts, announced it I "Whnt we have got to face, as was a holdup and told everyone i a conference- not bound by .inv to lie down on the Minton j veto system, is whether we wilt I Rive in to demands of that sort. The method of getting unanimity- is just as important as unanimity itself. Mr. Molotov must under- stand that we arc entitled to pre- sent our point of view." Two Arrests Here On Wednesday Police reported two arrests for recounted. "When everyone complied he told me to get up" and open the vault. All Hires had guns on us and I had to do what he said. "All three were very cool. When they got the money they went outside and a ways they went." Sheriff's deputies, state high- way patrolmen and local peace officers were notified and imme- diately organized a posse. No trace of the men was found after they sped from town. _--.---- Walters is in southern Okla- i Wednesday Both were drunks homa, not far from the Texas i JVlth .of them Paying a border flnc und other posting a 510 ._______i________ bond. Edwin Covinfiton reported the theft of n .22 rifle, modul 33 Rem- ington, late in June and Wilma Church, of 223 South Hope, told officers that two fender skirts wore stolen from her 1939 Buick while it was parked in front of her house. A few other minor thefts were reported Jjut no traffic mishaps marred the day. CHICKASHA." Aug. Ada Modelers Look To Plane Meet Prixes Expected to Draw Model Planes from Wide Area Sept. 8 The first meeting of the new Ada Modelers Association was held on Tuesday, August 6. Of- ficers were elected and member- ship rules were discussed. All Water Superintendent S.im Grii- fin, reporting that the city pump- ed gallons of water in July, said that since July 20 the daily gallonagc figure has ot i aii" uie u. o. or and Laughln Steel Corporation Commerce." This came after mmeS Pen-j Shipbuilder Henry J. Kafser said nsylvania. It was the first such in the mining industry. The agreement was negotiated by Adm. Ben Morreell, who has been running the nation's bitumi- nous mines since the government .seized them May! 22 in an effort to end the coal strike. The inevitable showdown on the whole issue moved a. step closer by the government's ap- proval of that'contract. The com- pany's petition to the U.- S. court of appeals for a preliminary in- junction to keep Moreell from putting the agreement into effect has yet to be decided. Under terms of the agreement the supervisory workers get norm lOl'K OI me JteO Klver. turp- had liamnnrpr] eai-lv rtiaff nosfs provide irrigation water for about acres. Read The News Classified Ads. he was "eager" for an inquiry Find Huge Hoard 01 Nazi Film, Records FRANKFURT, Aug. U. S. army secret agents have un- earthed a huge cache of film strips and phonograph records of hundreds of speeches made by nazi leaders, it was announced to- day. The hoard was found in a Ger- man farmhouse. The army's Eu- ______ ropean intelligence division said pay boost of a day, plus alljtne valuable find .included rec- the other gains that the produc-1 of speeches made by ges- tion workers received in the i Chief Heinrich Himmler, Grand Admiral Karl Doenitz, Field Marsha! Erhard Milch and armaments Minister Albert Speer. No records of speeches made by Adlf Hitler, however, were found in the collection. t.. .Jf_. %ij vo vv i_ t t: U I 1 V ijt -it- persons who are interested in lhc Uvo mark. The modeling are invited to attend ingest.pumping day was July the next meeting which will which registered Rat- on Tuesday, August 13. ljons- ________ ________ mfpf M hel'f Greater returns for amount in- meet to be held at Ada on Sun- vestcd. Ada Newi Wnnt Adt> day, Sept. 8. It is believed that this meet will draw contestants from all over the state and plen- ty of planes arc expected to be entered. The public will be ad- mitted free with the flying be- ginning at 12 noon at Norris field. There are numerous prizes to be given away including a Hel- bros waterproof watch, model motors, awards. merchandise and cash The meet is under the Krug-Lewis pact. ANADARKO, Aug. 8, W. Sparks has accepted a position as news editor of the Anadarko Daily News, joining the paper from the Mangum Star where he was reporter and sports editor. He replaces Joy Schockley, who had held the post of news editor on the News since last Novem- ber. Very young mussels, called glochidia, attach themselves to birds' feet and feathers and thus get a free ride to other waters. joint sponsorship of the Kiwanis club and the VFW. All entries must be in by September 1 with [printed information to be dis- tributed soon. For further infor- mation write the Ada Hobby Sup- ply, 1J2 East Main, Ada. Local modelers will be flyiiiR every Sunday evening at the air- port, weather permitting and the public is invited to come out and watch 'em soar. TH' PESSIMIST _ SEMINOLE, Aug. 8, Engineers have equipped a water well abandoned in 1328 with a pump to alleviate a shortage of city water here. Homer 'Mont- gomery, superintendent of public construction, said he believed the supply will be adequalo by the end of the week. Most folks never le.irn that .T smile an1 a few kind words will solve nearly any kind o' problem. -We told our wife, when she asked us, whut we thought 'er hat looked an' die ain't spoke f tu   

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