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   Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - September 11, 1946, Ada, Oklahoma                             ..ock mork.< ,.minj. th.. h.. ..-gnitican. ,.v.r itt to u., ..pecigMy the due on ,h. "doll., d.wn, doll., w..k" Atfrajtf Net Auiujt I'.ilrt circulation 8462 Mtmbrr: Audit Bureau of Circulation THE ADA EVENING NEWS FINAL EDITION 125 ADA, OKLAHOMA, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 1946 College Turning To Classwork Schedules Vets Account for About Half of Students, Freshman Class Dominates Enrollment; Public Schools Emphasize Attendance Enrollment at East Central ,Str.te college c cvn t i n u e d Wednesday at a slackened classwork schedules taking over and with classes meeting to form their organi- zations and the first general assembly of the new school year held. FIVE CENTS THE COPY Showers Accompany Quick Change From Heat to Coolness September now has an entry In the rainfall column here, .07 an inch. Showers that pattered on Ada roofs for a time during the mid- dle of the night accounted for the recording. Industrious lightning and rumbling of thunder to the south earlier in the night had built up hopes that the county might re- ceive a real rain, but the cloud moved elsewhere. Some places in this area have reported brief but heavy rain- falls as the moisture fall was scattered about. The temperatures took a wel- come plunge. Tuesday afternoon combined high humidity with a temperature of degrees to make atmospheric conditions un- comfortable here. A cooling breeze in late after- noon and then the showers and accompanying air movements College authorities said that the student body now numbers about of whom approxi- mately 550 are veterans of World War II.. They expect some more incom- ing students to enrol) this week and perhaps a few belated ar- rivals next Monday. Freshmen Numerous The freshmen class equals or surpasses the three upper classes combined in enrollment. The laat few years, have seen small fresh- man classes to feed students to the higher levels and these still reflect that condition. Ada public schools report a few late comers enrolling, Supt. Rex Morrison said Wednesday morning, with the emphasis in the schools shifted now entirely to class work and with an ex- cellent start in all of the schools. Cromer on Job Attendance also is coming in for rrtore emphasis. Ivan Cromer, attendance supervisor, is very much on the job and already three letters have gone to parents whose children have not started to school. The letters remind parents of the liiw on attendance and of the school authority to file charges where necessary to that children of school aee arp during the night brought about a jn the schools. age.are CAN'T KEEP A GOOD MAN DOWN: Aircraft designer and build- er Howard Hughes stands in front of the converted B-23 in Los Angeles, just before he surprised the public and took off for Piloting the plane himself. 'Still bearing evidence of critical injuries, Hughes is making the trip to challenge revoca- n Raiders Find Millions In Nazi Hoards British-American Operation Uncovers Large Amounts Of Precious Stone, Metals _ FRANKFURT, Sept. 11, surprise raids throughout the American and British occupation Germany have uncover- ed millions of dollars worth of precious stones and metals hid- den by the nazis shortly before .rermany surrendered, United an- CIO Seamen to Strike Unless Higher Pay Sought by AFL Is Applied to "Whole Industry" nn nounced today. The diamonds, gold, silver and platinum found in the raids were dispersed in hiding places by the ntaZii Government agency "Reichs- telle Fuer Edelmetalle" (reich igency for previous metals) in in attempt to keep them from ailing into allied hands A spokesman for the United army., intelligence division I, con.iectura] but con- eivable" that the board might ave been designed to finance "a nationalist Teamster Official Calls Walkout A 'Rotten Mess' Strike of Truck Drivers Dubbed Worst Rank And File Revolt in History of Teamsters' Union JERSEY CITY, N. J., Sept. 11 Conlin. international vice-president of the Internation- al Brotherhood of Teamsters .said today 30 to 40 per- caused critical shortages in some areas. Cashal's statement was made as an order came from Interna- ____ ---.......____ cent of the truckmen who tional Teamster headquarters for 32-degree drop to minimum. a 62 degree Gen. Eisenhower's Mother Dies Today Heort Seizure Fatal; Ser- vices Set for Friday ABILENE. Kas., Sept. 11 Mrs. Ida Stover Eisenhower, 84, mother of- Gen. Dwight D. Eisen- hower, died early today at her home. Mrs. Eisenhower died suddenly about a.m. after complaining of a pain in her stomach. Her housekeeper and companion, Mrs. Trula B. Robinson, said she woke up at about 3 a.m., asked for a glass of water, and then told Mrs. Robinson to "go back to bed. I'm ell right." Death was attributed to a heart Mrs. Eisenhower, who had not been ill, had taken two automo- bile rides yesterday. Milton S. Eisenhower, president of Kansas State college, Manhat- tan, a son. arrived at a.m. and took charge of arrangements for the funeral and burial. He said General Eisenhower, ROW in Washington, was expected in Abilene tomorrow afternoon. He presumably will fly in an army piano to Fort Riley and then drive here. Private funeral services will be held at the home Friday at-, ternoon. Burial will be in the .Abilene cemetery. An army chap- lain from Fort Riley will conduct services at the graveside. Besides General Eisenhower and Milton Eisenhower, Mrs. Eis- enhower is survived by three other sons. Arthur B. Eisenhower, vice-president of the Commerce Trust Company of Kansas City; Edgar N. Eisenhower of Tacoma, TVash.. and Earl D. Eisenhower .of Charleroi. Pa. Earl Eisenhower will fly here with the Army Chief of Staff. Mrs. Eisenhower, who was named The Kansas Mother of 19-55. was born May 1, 1862, at- Hount Sidney. Va. She came to Kansas in 3880 to join a brother at Topeka. While living there, she attended the old Lrnie University at Lecompton, Kas., and it was there that she met her future husband. David Eisenhower. Mr. Ada Man Wins His Till with OPA On His Funeral Home t An Ada resident who operates funeral homes in Idabel, Antlers, Hugo and Atoka has won a com- plete victory over the OPA 'in a court decision involving funeral homes over the entire nation. L. P. Coffey has been making his home in Ada for the past year. The OPA had sought damages against his home in Ida- bel and claimed that price con- trol provisions covered caskets and funeral services. Judge Eugene Rice of the east- ern Oklahoma district federal court Tuesday denied the appli- cation for damages and also re- fused to enjoin Coffey from the prices he charges for caskets The question had been raised attorney whether un- der Oklahoma law embalming 
                            

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