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   Ada Evening News (Newspaper) - October 6, 1946, Ada, Oklahoma                                 It WU be interesting to watch, in the next four weeks, just how much of Oklahoma's remaining     wi .|     nflt     H nwn     . ft h     ,    ,     —-  j__ 9 om P q> 9 n  w.ll get down to brass tacks on issues and how much will be inter-party potshots.  Average .Net August Paid Circulation  8462  Member: Audit Bureau of Circulation  43rd Year—No. 146  THE ADA EVENING NEWS  FINAL EDITION  ADA, OKLAHOMA, SUNDAY, OCTOBER 6, 1946  Finding City Manager Is Major Job  Ado Council Checked Dozent of Applications, Interviewed 'Likely' Ones  PLEASED WITH HANSEN  First Found What Was Needed, Big Task Then To Find Such Mon Available  Finding a city manager with  the qualifications desired and who is available*isn’t as difficult as I -cating the pioverbial needle rn the haystack but members of tnt Ada City Council aver that it comes in the next classification  I ne council took over guidance lJ,  Aciii  * municipal affairs July under the council manager * ** n  voted bv the citizens rn J  FIVE CENTS THE COPY  Hansen  After some weeks the members  agreed that the city manager p ace was one calling for some spe ;al training and certain experience.  So they set about locating a man with both of these in his background.  They started learning fast about the city manager field — that it is a very narrow and highly sk.lied one and that few men ate qualified to handle.  They had already found out by careful examination of the city’s needs that a man was required w : t h engineering background. and ’Aith experience as a city manager.  Many technical problems arise constantly rn the maintenance in and operation of tin* water ays-ten . the disposal plant and other t tv properties and Ada does not have a City engineer.  More Than Engineering  • hen he would need experience in ( tv managership because he v * yid have to reorganise the city departments here, know how to tram i<nd handle personnel He also should have a thorough knots ledge of preparation of budgets and handling of finances.  And the Ada council found that 4?* cities rn the U. S. had adopted the council-manager plan this year and more were planning to vote on it, so that the already limited supply of men with the qualifications wanted here was in growing demand  found first What’s Required So the councilmen s«*t out to f nd ust v, hat to expect in n sue cc vt ii city manager. V'.    I,.  bm;tham, president of the International City Managers Associate rn and city manager at Dallas, Ti x came to Ada in August for it conference, visited the city I ants, o cussed Ada s problems and gave so much information  •    ’’  r  < «>um sin **n fee I deeply indebted to him for h I s advice and interest  Then the association nm an an  •     !  **n «nt in its national bi eekJ> bulletin that Ada had  hanged to the countll-manager ; and would select a manager.  In came a number of applications from all over the U. S. At them own time and expense the council made a personal investigate n of every outstanding city manager in the state of Oklahoma and found no one who md fit the job who was available Several met the standards b -ught but were unwilling to change.  What to do then?  *    k    v ith dozens of ap  I Ik ants. and in this the council wa? thorough and careful.  Bach applicant submitted a detailed application setting forth all pertinent information about himself and his qualifications. The {(»unc:I chee ked the references and did some investigating of their own.  Personal Interviews If the applicant appeared to be a likely prospect, he was invited f an interview. The council had a number of these. It had decided < % against any favorable deci-  World Series Opens Today  Cardinals Hook Up af 1:30 P. M. with Highly Favored Boston Rad Sox  By GAYLE TALBOT  ST LOUIS. Oct. 5. HW—St. Louis’ own Cardinals, who survived a rough trio to the finals, and the highly favored Boston Red Sox held their last skull sessions and workouts at Sportsman’s park preparatory to hook mg up at 1:30 (CST) Sunday afternoon in the opening game of the 1940 World Series.  A sell out crowd of about 34,-000 was assured for both of the games which will he played here before the two clubs move up to Boston to continue the struggle.  Texan vs. Texan?  Prospects were that a couple of Texas residents, left handed Bowie Toilet of Houston and “Tex’ Hughson, a long righthander from Kyle, would be nominated as the starting pitchers in the opener.  Pullet, who turned in 21 victories for the Cards during the season, including a vital 4-2 triumph over the Dodgers in the first play-off game, was certain to go for Freshman Manager Eddie Dyer if the strained shoulder muscle which has hampered him recently is not too painful when he warms up tomorrow. The slim portsider took heat treatments today and indicated he would be ready.  Although Manager Joe Cronin of the Sox had not stated a definite choice among his “big-three”—Hughson. Dave “Boo” Ferris and Mickey Harris—the C ards felt it w*as a foregone conclusion they wmuld have to look at Hughson. The big fast-baller won 20 this year, ripping off eight of his last nine starts.  Brecheen Second  Should  Choice  Pollet decline the assignment, Dyer said his second choice would be    another lefty,  Harry Brecheen.    Then, if Brecheen also feels    he could use  more rest after his furious nin-th-inmng relief    stint against  Brooklyn two days ago, Dyer’s reluctant third choice would be George Munger, a right-hander who only recently got out of the service.  No matter what Redbird fling cr finally gets the call, the Sox will remain firm favorites to capture the aeries. The fence-blisters who carried them to a runaway victory in the American league are figured to generate too much power for the Cards, w ho wound up the season with only two .300 hitters.  Red Sox Calmly Confident The Boston strong boys bore a confident air W’hen they arrived on their special train late yesterday. One after another they said calmly: “Sure, we expect to w in. ’  The Cards were somew’hat more voluble about it.  “Sure. they’re the sort of team taal might beat you on any pitch of a game,” assented Manager Dyer while discussing his chances “But, just the same, w’e can give them a hell of a rassle if we’re ‘right’, the way we were in that second play off game.”  Another Week For Blue (rest Signers  Community Group Signing Needs 75 More To Make Individual Cases Effective  Navy Band Here Today  Famed Musical Organise* lion's Concert Sponsored By East Central  The United States Navy Band that plays in concert here this afternoon has more than a century of history and tradition back of it.  This will be its first time in Ada and the occasion promises to be a notable one in East Central and Ada musical history.  Early ticket purchases have been encouraging and if the weather is favorable this afternoon many more will be coming into Ada from neighboring cities for the concert, scheduled for 2:30 p.m. at Norris Stadium.  And if the weather is inclement the concert will he given in the college auditorium. If the hall cannot accommodate the crowd, a second program w ill be played!  However, college authorities have erected a stand on Norris playing field and will set up a loudspeaker system to be used if needed.  Tickets will be on sale up to the time of the concert and will be available on both the west and east sides of the stadium.  The first link with recorded history of music in the U. S. navy was when James F. Draper’s name appeared in 1825 on the payroll of the American frigate “Brandywine” as a musician.  By 1838 there was a navy band of six persons officially listed and thereafter development w-as rapid. World War I gave military music a great boost.  By 1923 the Navy Band had utstanding musicians and in 1925 Pres. Coolidge signed a special act recognizing it as the permanent representative band of the U. S. Navy. Its first annual tour came that fall.  TREATY DRAFTS FINISHED  Registration Under Way Now for Thai Election of Nov. 5  A lot of things have been demanding attention of folks lately and all of a sudden here it is time to register for the general election of November 5.  That registration period begins October 8 and will continue until the night of October 25. according to J. E Boswell, county registrar.  A list of registrars for Pontotoc county will be found on page 2.  People not already registered in the county but whose residence qualifications have been completed since the last registration pei iod are invited to register so that they can take part in the Democratic-Republican ballot clash of next month.  Then there are those who have become 21 years of age and have not yet registered.  more week has been ad-  Continued en Page ll Column 4)  iWEATH ERI  Oklahoma: Partly cloudy Sunday except scattered showers northwest and north central; somewhat cooler west; partly iL-udy Sunday night, few scathed showers likely east; Mon-P&rtiy cloudy, cooler east.  One  ded.  Already 175 individuals have signed up here for the Blue Cross hospital plan under the Community Group arrangement made available once each year.  But 75 more are necessary if i the Clioup is to be accepted, and it is these 75 that are invited to investigate during this week  The Women s Auxiliary of the Pontotoc-Murray county association will ‘man the booth’ in the First National bank this W'eek and will also make personal contacts.  Under the Community Group plan any person not employed oi* w ho is employed where fewer than five persons are employed IS eligible.  I hose who are not informed on what benefits the Blue Cross hospital plan offers are invited to call at the booth this week and find out w'hat the advantages are and how the plan functions.  CHICAGO, oft. 5 i/pi —Membership rn the American Federation of Labor has reached 7.151 -808, passing the seven million mark for the first time in history, secretary-treasurer George Meany reported today.  Infantry Unit Of Guard Approved  Regular Meeting at Armary Each Wednesday, Places for Many Men Yet  Lt. Col. Earl Fisher, Fourth Army headquarters of Ft Sam Houston, Thursday night inspected Company C, 180th Infan U v  .°* Uie 45th National Guard Division and expressed approval as tile Ada unit received national recognition.  The company commander of the infantry unit is Capt. John Lucas, Lt. Wm. Tri bbv is executive officer, Lt. Bob Ball is line officer and Craig McBroom will receive his commission lieutenant in the which time he first platoon  Duard C. first  British, Arabs Are Angered  Af Truman Statement On Palestine But BritHh Gov-eminent Has Criticism At Home  By ED CREAGH  LONDON. Oct. 5 f/P) - Arabs and British officials openly nursed their anger at President Truman today, but dissent within Britain over the government’s I .destine policy entered the picture.  The foreign office, confirming previous reports, said Prime Minister Attlee had sent a personal note to President Truman and went even farther than yesterday in expressing resentment over the president’s refusal to delay publication of his statement advocating the immediate admission of a substantial number of Jewish immigrants into the Holy Land.  Churchill Critical  Winston Churchill, former Prime Minister, openly criticised the government’s Palestine policy in a speech to a conservative party convention at Blackpool, declaring it was “vacillating” and an abandonment of “lavish pro-mist's made to the Jews by the labor party before it took office.  He added that the government was hanging on to a mandate “in which they have no vital interest. Foreign office officials have said emphatically that Britain has no intention of giving up her mandate and may ask the United Nations to confirm it.  A source close to Attlee said dissent ion over Palestine also was one of several matters on which former Minister of State Philip Noel-Baker had disagreed with the government. Noel-Baker was shifted to air secretary in a series of cabinet and ministerial changes announced last night.  Arab Criticizes Truman  i * ore *£n office spokesman left the impression that the Attice note to President Truman was couched in strong language.  Arab spokesman accused the president of playing politics. Dr. M. radhel Jamali, Iraq foreign minister and leader of the Iran delegation to the London conference on Palestine, in a formal statement declared that “we I egret that the president’s connection with Zionist sources in America is never counterbalanced by any standing connections w ith or study of, the Arab point of view-. We also know, to our regret, that elections in America, which should he purely internal matters, do take on a bargaining nature for Zionist votes and Zionist influence in the U. S.”  Ready Now For Full Peace Meet Action  Reparations Sot for F»v# Former Satellites Of Hitlerian Germany  session  til mill  pc .ice satel-  unman gravel rn  Pill Stores Will Reopen  First Concerted Move To Return# Normal Operations Despite Power Shortage  Go V  Moccasin type shoes originated in Amenia—see Sinnett-Meaders for best type of automobile repair*    10-6-It  as a near future, at will become the leader.  Willoughby is the sergeant of the outfit.  Lt Tribby said that he is W'orking out a training scheduled for the remainder of this year and expects to put it into effect later this month.  . A requirement of the unit here is that IO per cent of full strength. or 24 men, must be added every three months.  The unit hopes to have 188 enlisted men and seven officers sometime next year. At the first official gathering at the Armory Thursday from 6:30 to 8 30 o’clock, there were 25 men listed on the roster and 23 of that number w'ere present.  Col. James O. Smith, regimental commander, has his headquarters in Okemah. He will possibly visit the Ada unit later this month.  Regular meeting of Company C will he held each Wednesday from 7:30 to 9:30 p. m. at the Armory North of Ada, according to Lucas.  Capt. Lucas has reminded interested men that they can join the outfit any Wednesday night  at * en ding the meeting and filling out the necessary papers.  Four Main Fire Hazards—Haler  Fire Chief Ed Haley Saturday said that four main structural fire hazards exist in many homes in Ada. His statement was made in connection with Fire Prevention Week, October 0-12, sponsored by the National Fire Protection Association.  “Take, for example, the matter of worn. inflammable wood roofs responsible for fires every day in the United States, according to the NFP A. Such roofs are tinder for windblown sparks and should he replaced with fire resistant roofing materials, such as asphalt .shingles,” Chief Haley said.  Other common structural defects responsible for home fires, the chief stated, are defective heating plants, faulty chimneys or flues and improper electrical systems.  Ile urged all citizens to use Fue Prevention Week as an opportunity to “put their own house in order, ’ and pledged cooperation of his department in making the homes in Ada much safer from fire.  PITTSBUFiGH, Oct. 5 (A*) — Downtown department stores today planned to resume normal operations despite the crippling 12-day power strike.  The retail merchants association said the stores are installing emergency generators to permit them to operate and end the strike-made layoffs of more than 10,000 employes.  As the stores made plans to counteract effects of the power walkout, a public rally was scheduled for tomorrow to protest the strike of 3.500 members of the Duquesne Light Co. Independent union.  Federal conciliation efforts still failed today to bring the union and the company together The company has insisted on arbitration to settle the wage dispute. This, tim* union flatly refuses.  Meanwhile, the strike dragged on in tin* 817 square mile area served by Duquesne Light. In some sections, residents had electricity in their homes, but streets were pitch black and nocturnal travelers did well to carry flash lights.  Streetcars and busses — principal means of transportation for some 1,000,000 riders—were still tied up by refusal of motormen and drivers to cross picket lines set up by the power strikers.  The striking Duquesne Light employees seek a 20 per cent wage increase, raising base pay levels from $1.18 to $1.41 an hour. The company has offered five per cent.  German Uproar Grows With Demand Three Nazis Be Turned to Them for Trial  Schacht and Fritzsche at Liberty, Von Papcn Still In Prison; May Yet Be Tried for Crimes Against Own People  By TOM REEDY  NUERNBERG, Oct. 4.—(AP)—Two of the three acquitted top Nazi leaders were spirited out of jail and given final freedom today by United States military authorities amid growing uproar among Germans that the three be tried German courts for crimes against their own people.  Hjalmar Schacht, Hitler’s *  -  banker, and Hans Fritzsche, pro  a  in  (onlell Hull Is Improving How  WASHINGTON. Cordell Hull’s co tinued to  Oct. 5. F.4*)— md it ion eon-.. ,, improve today, the Navy Medical Center reported, blit is still regarded as serious.  I he 75-year-old former score taiv of State had been reported in grave condition earlier in the week, alter suffering a stroke at the Bethesda, Md., hospital.  Slight improvement of Hull’s condition was noted by the hospital in its early bulletins today. At 4 p. rn. E.S.T. the hospital reported:  “Mr. Hull has continued to  show some improvement during the day. However his condition is still regarded as serious.”  Greater returns for amount invested. Ada News Want Ads.  pagandist, were released from prison and installed in downtown apartments. Franz Von Papen, the diplomat, remained in jail waiting formal word on whether he could enter the British zone. A British spokesman in the zone said entry was barred to all three.  The ll. S. army made it clear that Schacht and Fritzsche wen-free to come and go as they please “pending trial” by German denazification courts, hut reports from all over Germany told of demands that all three be brought before German tribun iii on (-barges of crimes against their own people.  Want Seven Others, Too  In Berlin 5,000 persons, jamming a variety theater in the Soviet sector of the city, gave thunderous approval to a resolution that not only the three acquitted nazis, hut also the seven w'ho received prison sentences. be delivered “to a German court here immediately.”  “Give us Von Papen to try in the shattered reichschancellery, Schacht in the battered reichs-bank and Fritzsche under the radio tower!” shouted one speaker.  In Bremen highest German political officials of the British and Amel icau zones adopted un animously a formal resolution that the three nazis acquitted by the international military tn buna I Tuesday be tried by a German court on a charge of “crimes against the German pro pie.”  In Munich Dr. Anton Pfeiffer, chief denazification officer for Bavaria, appealed anew to a American military government officials to turn over the three for trial bv a denazification court. If convicted they could be sentenced to hard labor.  Meanwhile all hut three of the high nazis convicted by the tribunal filed appeals for clemency with the allied control council before the 3:45 p. rn. deadline. Ernst Kaltenbrunner, Gestapo chief sentenced to hang; armaments producer Albert Sorer and Hitler youth leader Baldur Von Schirach, given 20 years each, disdained appeals.  Rains Fall Over northwest Wheal Fields of Slate  By The Astor laird Prrta  Wheat farmers m Oklahoma’* Panhandle Saturday reported wheat pastures were improving following two days rains which totaled 2 18 inches at Guymon in texas county.  County Agent Clifford Hatch cr said their- was now more moisture in the soil than at any time since 1944 and that, as a result, some wheat would be leady for pastuimg by next Week.  Lighter rains eased into the state from the northwest with Woodward reporting .75 inch of lain after 2 p. m. Saturday. Waynoka and Gage also ed light rainfall.  The temperature dropped to 60 at Guymon Saturday after noon and the weather bureau forecast a taste of similar weath-cr for central Oklahoma Sunday.!  The forecast is for partly j cloudy skies, light show'crs con tinuning in the northwest, with somewhat cooler weather in the western areas. High marks will I lie in the lower 60 s over the I Panhandle to the lower 80s the southeast.  report  in  Signatures Gain On Road Sel-Up Move  5,  pc  the  Home in Oklahoma' to Have Its Premier Showing at Local Theater on October 30  Roy Rogers to Be Here for First Showing Of Movie Mode at Flying L Ranch  Remember lastvsummer when Roy Rogers, Gabby Hayes and Dale Evans w r ere headlining a motion picture being made on Bill Likins’ Flying L Ranch near Davis?  Well, it’s time now to get well  picture a royal welcome, with the kleig lights in brilliant display, w ith a stage show in which it \s hoped Rogers can take a singing part.  Republic Pictures sent the three western stars to Hereford  in mind the date of the picture 1 * Heaven la.st summer, along with world premier." scheduled for cameramen and all tim other  Ada on October 30. The release date for the movie “Home in Oklahoma” is Nov. 7.  Roy Rogers will be here for the occasion—he’s now only a new radio program—and so will the Flying L Quartet which many have heard already and which is in the movie, too.  Plan Big Occasion The McSwain theater is beginning now its arrangements for giving the premier of the  personnel that is required to making a real western.  Picture Here Three Days  Hundreds of Oklahomans living in this area visited the Flying L. Ranch during the filming of the picture, and the East Central college auditorium here was filled for a personal appearance program of Rogers, Evans and Hayes which was  (Continued on Page 2 Column 2)  OKLAHOMA CITY, Out  o Signatures to initiative titions proposing changes in state road set up are rapidly increasing, and the petitions will be put on file bv Oct. 16, ll. L. Eddy, manager of the Oklahoma highway development association. said today.  The proposals would revamp the highway commission and prescribe the manner of spend mg road-user tax money.  Petition circulations at Tulsa, Miami. Seiling, Enid. Wewoka. Seminole have exceeded their quotas of signatures, Eddy said.  Eisenhower Visits With Royal Family  I.ONDON. Oct. 3, G e n. Dwight D. Eisenhower arrived at Balmoral Castle in the Scottish highlands Uhs afternoon for an overnight stay with King George, Queen Elizabeth and the princesses.  Eisenhower, his wife and his son. Capt. John Eisenhower, flew from Prestwick, the huge Scot bsh air terminal, to Dyce airdrome outside Aberdeen in a Dakota plane operated by an American crew.  The king sent his secretary, Sir Alan Lascelles, to meet them at the airport and accompany them to Balmoral, 50 miles away, by automobile_  For Sale: I have sold mv ranch in South Dakota and I have for sale 125 mules, 75 draft horses. 25 saddle horses. All above stock are fat. Will sell all, part, and delivery to railroad. O. R. Spence. Valentine, Nebraska. 10-6-It*  By LOLIS NEVIN  PARIS, Ort 5, f.F* p <  turd, disheveled and Uriah, delegates cried “hurrah”’ t* as the Balkan economic com Bion ended ,•    28 hour rn ?  which completed the prehi ary drafting of the five treaties with the former lites of na/1 Germany.  When Commission Chi , Josef Hoi bel banged his j in adiournment it meant that th commission had completed its  share of the writing of a repara-lions bdl winch, if approved. will cost Italy. Romania. Bulgaria. Hungary and Finland SI -; 350.000.000 for helping Adolf Hitler set the world on fire I Reparations claims against Italy aion** at one time totaled , $26,000,000,000.  Full Session Next ! Monday morning the dele-gates of the 21 nations to the European peace conference will I meet in plenary session to begin the final stage of treaty writing that is scheduled to end on <Xt. 15. Then they will turn their treaty recommendations over to the Big Four foreign ministers, who will have the final say.  A special plenary session will be held tomorrow to consider rules limiting debate and the schedule laid down by the foreign ministers council.  Official French sources said it would be necessary to hold continuous 24 hour sessions in order to adhere to the schedule and meet the Oct. 15 deadline. Dispute or Preceding Looms Soviet sources indicated they would bring up tomorrow the matter of non belligerent states voting on final ballots foreshadowing a dispute on procedure even Indole the session gets down to the matter of treaties Hie It.than political commission, scene ct frequent battles between the Slav bloc and the western powers, concluded its w«»rk on a not** of harmony Sen. Tom (’*mn.illy <D Tex.L a U S delegate and an adviser to Secretary of State Byrnes, praised lh** work of the commis- s,0, \ ‘Old Urged the delegates to remember that their ta.sk was to create and preserve world peace “We must not have another war!” Conically declared “We cannot have another war! I cannot believe that mankind would be so insane as to lead the world into another war. That is what we always must have before us.” This is how the reparations bill finally stacked up* Italy-S325.000.000 to Russia.  5 ugdslavia, Greece and Ethiopia Romania si a. Yu go?  Yak la  Bulgaria — $125,000 Greece and Yugoslavia.  Hungary $300,000,000 to Russia, Yugoslavia    and Czechoslo  vakia.  Finland $300,000,000 to Russia.  A total of $800,000 OOO goes to the Soviet Union. $60,000,000 to Czechoslovakia.    $25,000,000 to  Ethiopia, $240,000,000 to Yugoslavia and $100,000,000 to Greece In addition the    foreign minsters’ council is    to divide the  $125,000,000 to be paid bv Bul gar la between    Yugoslavia and  Greece.  Cookies are top favor ite« in school lunch desserts. Johnny may generously give his apple to th** teacher, but chances are that he will keep the cookies for himself.  Greater returns for amount invested. Ada News Want Ads.  $300,000,000 to la via **nd Creel  Ruston lo*  OOO  I____  TH'  PESSIMIST  Mr alasas. J*  If th boss had t’ live a few years on whut he pays ’is hired hands, they'd comprise th’ biggest cheerin’ section in th’ annals o’ history.  —OO—  These days you're a social shut-in if you don’t drrn*  %   

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