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   Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - October 11, 1946, Ada, Oklahoma                             to ay.rog. drivr i, hoving fo fumbl. to find hi. drivr lic.n.. on dtmand-morol, b. iuye you hare it and know right to gr.bbl. in pinch. Avcrin r.ld circulation 8575 Mrmkcr: AiHll Hurtnu ol Clreulitlcn THE ADA EVENING NEWS FINAL EDITION 43rd 151 U. S. Backing Turks Against Russ Demand Intends re Keep Voice In Control of Derdenollet, Opposes Rustient WASHINGTON, Oct. United States, strongly backing Turkey against Russian demands for a dominant position on the Dardanelles, has advised Moscow that this country does not intend to be squeezed out of a voice in control of the strategic waterway. At the same time, in a note de- livered in the Russian capital Wednesday and released for pub- lication today, the state depart- ment emphasized anew its oppos- ition to a Russian proposal to take over a direct share in the defense of the Black Sea gate- way. The communication, delivered by Ambassador Walter Bedell Smith, constituted the American reaction to Russian proposals for direct conversations with Turkey or revision of the control ar- rangements for the straits, and for Russian participation in de- fense. Recalls Three Agreement Smith reminded the Russian government that the Big Three had agreed at Potsdam that they would propose to Turkey their views on revision of the Mon- treux convention, which now sets up the rules for use of the Dar- danelles. "My government docs not con- Smith said, "that it was contemplated at the Potsdam con- ference that the direct conversa- tions which might take place be- tween any one of the three sig- natory governments and the Turkish government with regard to the regime of the convention of the straits concluded at Mon- treux should have the effect of prejudicing the participation of the other two signatory powers in the revision of the regime of the straits. "On the. contrary, my govern- ment considers that the Potsdam agreement definitely contempla- ted only an exchange of views with the Turkish government a useful preliminary to a con- ference of all of the interested powers, including the United States, to consider the revision of the Montreux convention." N. Involved Beyond this, the United States again told Russia, as it had in previous notes that Turkey "should continue to be primarily responsible for the defense' of the though in case of direct or threatened attack ag- gressor" the United Nations se- curity council should no into nc- ADA, OKLAHOMA, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11, 1946 FIVE CENTS THE COPY WE SAID IT WITH Japs In Tokyo recently celebrated with a parade that included floats like that pictured above. Draped with American flour i "My Mr.'GI. Thanks giving gratitude lor saving one's Weather Changes Its Tune Here in Hurry Skids Temperature 39 Dogroei Overnight, Dumps .16 Of Inch of Rain on Ada and Immediate Vicinity Once it made up its mind, the weather in and around Ada changed in a hurry well along in Thursday afternoon, dump- ing a heavy shower on the city, then sending a chilling wind sweeping across the area. The temperature dropped from a mild 85 degrees in mid- afternoon to 46 during the night, a 39-degree tumble. The cold wind continued Friday despite some sunshine. Ada recorded .16. of an inch of rainfall but the area was Copies of the American note were distributed in Washington yesterday to diplomats of Turkey, France, Greece, Romania, Russia, Britain and Yugoslavia. London reports hnve been to the effect that the British gov- ernment also was reaffirming to Turkey and Russia its absolute objection to any Russian military expansion into the straits area. Convict Farmhand In Stabbing Death TUCUMCARI. N. M., Oct. 11, A. Murruy, Tom- PC, Ariz., farmhand, was convict- ed of first degree murder by n district court jury last night and immediately sentenced to life im- prisonment. The charges grew out of the stabbing near here on June 4 of Finley T. Drummon, 32, former naval officer of Bath, Me., who had picked up the former Mar- low. Okla., youth as a hitchhik- er. Drummond was to California to he best man at o brother's wedding. The state charged Drummond was stabbed when he grabbed for a knife which Murray drew to force him to continue driving instead of stopping here for the night. The defense pleaded that Murray had been subject to spells since a childhood head in- jury and at those times f.elt a compulsion to walk or travel. Murray was arrested at Phoe- rux a week after the slaying as he went to Ret Drummond's car Brett Will Speak Here Saturday In Demo Campaigning John Brett, who is Democratic nominee for judge of the crim- inal court of appeals and whose father was one of Oklahoma's pioneer lawyers and jurists, will speak in Ada Saturday at p.m. on the county courthouse lawn. He will be speaking in behalf of the officers of the Democratic committee. Tom D. McKeown, chairman of the county Democratic group, made arrangements with the stole committee to have Brett come to Ada for the .talk. Until his nomination, Brett held the post of assistant federal district attorney of the Western District of Oklahoma. Scats will be furnished for the women. McKoown said Friday morning that arrangements for Archbishop Sentenced To Prison, Labor Yugoslavian Court Son- toncot Two of Stepiriac Co- Defendonrs to Death By OSGOOD CARUTHERS ZAGREB, Yugoslavia, Oct. 11 Archbishop Alojzijc Stepi- nac, head of the Roman Catholic church in Yugoslavia, was con- victed and sentenced today to 16 years imprisonment at hard la- bor on charges of collaboration with the Axis. -v Two co-defendants were -sen- tenced 'to death; ten others; in- cluding the archbishop's secretary and a number1 of priests, drew prison sentences, and three Fran- siscan monks for whom, the: pros- ecution had asked clemency .were acquitted by 'the three-judge people'sfcourt. The audience, -which Stood through the long reading of the judgment, cheered as. sentence' was pronounced upon Stepinac. The 48-year-old archbishop re- ceived -the announcement without emotion, looking straight at the court. Convicted OB All Stepinac was convicted on all main counts of aiding the puppet Croatian'.- regime, of Dr.' Ante Pavelic and. the; Croa-'. tian, wartime Ustashi terrorists, He was convicted, of approving forced conversion of Orthodox Serbs, to Catholicism; or glorify- ing the Ustashi. in the Catholic press, pastoral letters', and speeches; of sponsoring organi- zation' of terrorist units, of. being seen in public with' and Italian occupation, officers, and of. having- fanned a hope that the government of; Premier Marshal Tito soon would -fall. The court, ordered (that all the prelate's property .be confiscated and .that he of. all legal rights for five. years. Mihailovlc Aide to Hani Erik Lisak, former -chief of ie- curity police under; the late Gen. Draja Mihailovic, v Chetnik leader, and a. colonel in r the Ustashii was Payle U. S. Ready to Join Defense nst Aggressor Truman May Decide on Course On Meat in Two or Three Days "ntenced ,tp; be, small. A 'thundercloud massed Ada, rumbled a _. threat or rapidly-into raincloud formation-and-drench- cution_as ed the city and land ta.thej west arid east. T When By MARVIN L. ARROWSMITH WASHINGTON, Oct. il, President Truman reportedly will decide the administration's course on the meat problem "in two or three poisibly ex- plain Ht to the-.nation iby radio. This forecast by a high offi- cial in ,close touch with the sit- uation came: asXMr. Truman car- ried to his cabinet again the politically, .potent question of how, meat'back on the na- tion's dinner tables. For the third consecutive .Fri-' meat was top. sub- the regular 'weekly cab- inet.: session.. This time the president could conference of key government .officials in which he sat, in .personally in 'order to size up.-what could or should be done about the, lack "of 'Steaks and chops. Meets With Key Officials The hour and three-quarter session' was held late: yesterday at-: the Whiter-House. 'There Mr. Truman met. with Democratic National Chairman Robert; K. Hannegan, Reconversion Director John Ri Attorney Gen- .eral Tom Clark, OPA Adminis- trator Paulj Porter, a top aide' of Secretary of Agriculture Ander- son, and other officials. It was the fourth such meet- ing in'a week, but the first Mr. Truman had attended. The president listened careful- ly to all suggestions as to how to get .livestock moving to mar- ket again, but made no-contribu- tion. White. House Press Secretary Charles G. Ross said no decision was reached, one high govern- ment official said, he expects there will be one "very although- not before tomorrow. Some presidential advisers, the official said, have been urging Mr. Truman to go on the radio when the decision is made so the people .will know the administra- tion's -position. Ceilings the possibility of removing price ceilings on ineat as a solution moved to the fore again. Mr. Truman pushed this course into the spotlight at his news conference yesterday by declin- ing to comment on a question still favors keeping ceil- ings on, meat. Two-weeks ago the chief exec- utive said '.unequivocally: that he was opposed to scrapping con- trols. Whether ceilings should be re- moved has been given serious consideration at the White House conferences, although some of the conferees reportedly have insisted that the price lid should stay on. The way is open for immediate decontrol should the decision go that way. The beef packing in- dustry yesterday .filed formal petition for elimination of ceil- ings, and Anderson's approval is all that would be required. The secretary has promised "prompt action" on the petition. However, in a speech at Gene- va, N. Y., last night "the declared the issue is not "beef before elec- tion." "We are in this for the long he said, "and 'the action of the department 'of agriculture must be taken in the knowledge that we are- still living in an up- set world." At his news conference, Mr. Truman had no comment when a reporter asked whether he be- lieves, that public dissatisfaction over the meat shortage, is like- ly to be reflected in the Novem- ber elections. Keif in Challenge To Flynn to Name What He'd Uproot the speaking pleted. have been corn- Preceding the Brett speech the county women's democratic group will meet at p.m. at the courthouse to organize for the final drive and to plnn a team for Mrs.'Roy Turner here next week. Mrs, W. H. Mun- dy, district vice chairman, will be at the meeting arid several out of town women leaders. Nations Forests To Be Sufficient Lumber Man Reveals New Tree Crops Produced In Shorter Time Now WASHINGTON, Oct. The nation's forests will be able to supply its timber needs for many years to come, S. H Dicrcks of Kansas City, Mo., said lumber mills in Missouri and a today. Operator of Oklahoma and irorn a parking lot. Read The News Classified Ads. WEATHER! OKLAHOMA Clear, colder except in panhandle tonight- lo- caljy heavy frost tonight except .light frost southeast portion; low temperatures tonight 30-35; Sat- urday and Sunday fair and warmer. FORECAST 11-15 Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma and cool Saturday through Monday; slightly warmer Tuesday and Wednesday: temperatures will siverafic 8-10 degrees below sea- sonal normal Oklahoma, eimlrrn Xnnsns mid Missouri nnd .'I-fl de- m-M below nonnul western Kansas nnd southeast Nebraska and near noftnal remainder of -Nebraska; little or no precipita- tion indicated. lumber "and coal dealer, Diercks told a reporter that while there is some overcutting of forest lands now due to the building materials shortage, new tree crops can be produced in a short- er time.' "It used to be that 'we would have to wait 50 years between he sold. "Now, due to en refill selection of trees to be cut, the leaving of proper spac- ing and the growing of certain kinds of trees we can have crops on a ten-year cycle. By Tht AnocUUd Prut Residents of flood-swept north- western Oklahoma were warned to prepare for a second and. kill- ing frost tonight but, at the same time the federal weather bureau had heartening hews concerning high water, coursing down1 the Canadian river. Frost will be general over the state tonight, the.Bureau said, but only in northwestern Oklahoma is it expected to reach the "kill- ing" stage. Temperatures'are expected to range from 25 to 30 in the. north- west and 35 to 38 in the south- east. After issuing, the frost warn- ing m a special the bureau eyed the flood 'situation and concluded much'of the water now running rampant along the Canadian., would  heads dangerous to the structures. Other workers hastily con- structed dikes at a new down- town airport near the river. Read The News Classified Ads. Cabinet Session Fails to Reach Solution on Meat Truman Gets Views And Suggestions Jut No De- cision Made There -Oct. -11 Secretary of.Agriculture Ander- son reported today, that President Truman "is how considering a de- cision" on the meat problem after an hour and a half cabinet ses- 'sion failed to produce a. solution for easing the shortage. Anderson told reporters on leaving, the cabinet session that Mr. .Truman obtained the views "I dare the. republican nominee for. governor to: tell the people if this is the program that he is asking, them to uproot and destroy once 'and for the -governor shouted. Kerr said there were. aged persons on public .assistance rolls in Oklahoma, depen- dent children andi blind persons, "Are these the. indolent or, the drones you falk about, Mr. The chief executive of the> state queried: r In addition, Kerr 'continued, there are -laborers drawing unemployment compensation, in addition to World War II veterans and another Ok- lahoma veterans are receiving educational benefits and. taking training. Kerr said he was as strong-. ly. opposed to the OPA as'any- body else, "but as for me, .I'm a lot stronger against inflation than ol am against' and as oct; The- socially perilous question of plain tuxedo jumped 'out of ,the na- tion's-top bandbox White it remained Truman to' solve the dilemma. The question arose in connec- tion; with an announcement that the White House, socially al- most blacked out during seven long years of war restrictions, will-blaze again with a series of glittering receptions and din- rs this winter.- which means that unless a- top-flight diplomats and socialites can duplicate the feal of the fabled crocodile "im- prove their shiny have to wear tuxes. What, asked a reporter, will the president wear? The report- er said, fiercely that his news- paper's society staff wanted the answer to this burning question. Mr. -Truman smiled. An old haberdasher himself, he said he knows there is a'shortage of the more formal evening wear (.white .tie and tails) and that either' black or white will 'be ac- ceptable. Truman said, they will be acceptable so far as he is concerned. He did not go into the feelings of lorgnetted Wash- ington who: in pre-war years have been known to turn strong men into jelly for turn- ing up in a tux at a "formal." As for himself, Mr. Truman said he wil go W. T. T. formal, that is. Dr. H.A. Sprague, Pioneer Jeweler, Dies on Thursday Dr. H. -A. Sprague, pioneer jeweler of Ada, who has lived in Pauls Valley since 1914, died Thursday morning in' a local hos- pital.' Funeral- services were held Friday afternoon at Pauls Valley with burial- following- in-Mount Olive cemetery there. Dr. Sprague was born in Mar- shall county, West Virginia, in 1871. He moved to Texas with the family and as a young man moved on to -Indian Territory as a photographer and jeweler. He and his brother, Joe Sprague, who is still in the watch repair business in Ada, were as- sociated in business in Ada from 1901 to. 1912 under the firm name, Sprague Bros. Jewelers and Op- ticians. Since 1914 he has been in the jewelry and optical business in Pauls Valley, remaining active until a few days before his dcuth. Surviving are the widow, Mrs. Guy Raney, and four grandchil- dren, all'of Pauls Valley; a broth- er. Joe Sprague of Adn, and n sister, Rosa Sprague of Kansas between the two, OPA." I'll take the Arrest Three For A-Bomb Photos WASHINGTON, Oct. 11 The Justice Department .today announced the arrest of three men- in Baltimore on charges of publishing photographs of the atomic bomb. A department statement said of. the bomb were ob- uubaillCU LI1C VICWH '1 j .r i_ vw- and suggestions of his entire of- one of the men while ficial family, but that no decision was made on.-the spot. It ;was the longest full-fledged cabinet.session of Mr. Truman's administration. Anderson and cabinet members say whether a statement could be expected from-the White the y. While the 'president was cbri- lerrmg with his official family, Senator Taft issued a statement calling for immediate of all price controls on meat Tuft said the public "prefers- >ork chops to price control, poli- democratic congress- he and a group of. other -.service-' ment were serving with a bomber squadron in the .Pacific :during the fall and summer of-1945. The mfen. seized by FBI -agents, ,were identified by FBI director J. Edgar Hoover as: George Wallace Comer, Miles F r e d e rd c k Daubenheyer, and James Barnes 'Hike. Their home addresses were not immediately available. ICB and men." Only about one-fourth of the' property stolen in London is ever ecovered. DRAFT CALLS SUSPENDED WASHINGTON, Oct. 11, (.T) war department sus- pended today any further draft calls for the remainder of the year because of "favorable re- of the army's intensive volunteer recruiting- campaign. Greater returns for amount in- vested, Ada News Want Ads. TRAFFIC TICKET HOLDERS WARNED Fay for Them -by Tuesday Or Face Court Action Traffic violators who have tickets that have not been paid have until Tuesday to pay them or court action will be' taken, City Manager Luke Dodds said Friday morning. There are a number of tickets that have not been reported and it will be those tickets' that .re- quire. immediate action, -the city manager said; Dodds is making an effort to the details of the of- City, Mo. get fice taken care of before the new city manager takes over Tues- day, Oct. IS. The charge on most of .the ,tickets, is at' the1 present time, but if further action has to be- taken the cost will increase, he city .manager "said. RECKLESS DRIVING CHARGE IS FILED Reckless driving charges have been filed in the Percy Arm- strong justice of the peace court against Clive 'Elonzo Stallings of Ada. He was arrested by Glenfi Clark, .highway patrolman, who signed a .complaint against him, Stallings is alleged to have been operating 1946 Plymouth from an unknown point to a point one- half, mile south .of Ada without due regard for existing traffic. Read The News Classified Ads. I House of Commons Lauds Roosevelt Churchill Ranks FDft Above Washington, Lincoln; Memorial Planned By GLENN WILLIAMS LONDON, Oct. House of Commons laid aside lawmaking today to express its admiration for Franklin Delano Roosevelt, whom Winston Churchill, -ranked above Wash- ington and Lincoln. Led by Prime Minister Attlce and Opposition Leader Churchill, ajl political parlies joined in ap- proving a bill to erect a Roose- velt memorial in Grosvenor Square., site of the U. S. embassy and center of American planning tor 'European liberation. Attlee described the late prcs- derit as one who "combined the qualities of the fearless idealist with those; of the' far-seeing and prudent man of affairs." "His practical appreciation of what was possible never ham- pered the breadth of vision of what was the prime minister said. "He stood emphatically for the common men and women." The memorial plan was spon- sored by the American Pilgrims Society in .London. Its cost is to be raised by sub- scriptions. Churchill, Britain's wartime leader, said "I felt enjoyed in the ordeal of the war by walking hand in hand with this great out- standing chief of the American people." Churchill termed Roosevelt the greatest champion of free- dom" and said he "not only anti- cipated history but also its course and altered it in a manner that saved the freedom and earned the gratitude of the human race 'for tfoncrntionH to come." Relies on UN Safeguards Greek Premier Utterly At- Milt Treaty Draft With Bulgaria as Unfair By MEL MOST PARIS, Oct. 11 United States told the peace conference today it was ready to join in 'any United Nations defense of Greece "if Greece's security is endan- gered by the acts of an. aggressor nation." The U. S. ambassador to France, Jefferson Caffery, speaking on the peace treaty with Bulgaria, said the United States had con- sented to leave .Bulgaria her present frontier with Greece only because Americans relied upon United Nations safeguards to pro- tect Greece from any attack. "The United States delegation can give full assurance that the United States can be counted upon to act" in accordance with such measures, Caffery told the delegates. Greek Speaker Bitter Greek Premier Constantin Tsal- daris, said bitterly in an earlier address that the terms of the treaty draft with Bulgaria would permit that nation to emerge from her second war against the Allied nations larger and stronger than ever before. He accused the western powers fate we did not hesitate to share in the most critical hours of the yielding to Soviet pressure on border issues and charged them with lack of grati- tude for the role his country played in the war. Under the terms of the treaty, Tsaldaris declared, the Axis al- liance: entered into, by the laU King Boris and former Bulgarian premier Bogdan Philov in 1M1 "will have been justified." Replies to Pole The Greek premier took the floor to requesting strip of Bulgarian territory demand from Polish delegate Ste- phen Wierblowski that Bulgaria be given an outlet to the Aegean sea through Greece. The renewed demand was pre- sented at the outset of plenary session discussion on the Bulgar- ian treaty, the third to come be- fore the conference whole. The Hal inn treaty was approved yesterday and the Romanian pact early this morning. "Bulgaria needs an outlet on the Aegean Wierblowski de- clared in a speech protesting a commission recommendation to defortify Bulgaria's side of the frontier with Greece and another requiring Bulgaria to pay each in to Greece and Yugoslavia. The Greek premier immediate- ly answered the Polish speaker, urging that Greece be eivcn a strip of border territory to secure Thrace against possible invasion. Wierblowski said Poles "sym-- pathizc with Bulgaria becatue we are a Slav state." but he denied the existence of an "imaginary Slav bloc." "There are he declared, "who do not like these popular democratic republics, one of which was established in Bul- garia. They are prepared to use any he continued, in- cluding "transgressing in domes- tic affairs of the countries and discrimination in international affairs." Draft Call WASHINGTON, Oct. 11 The nation's draft boards will hove to find only men for the army in November. Voluntary enlistment of nearly a million in the last year per- mitted the cut from the October quota of explained Maj. Gen. Willnrd S. Paul, War De- partment personnel The November quota is the smallest since selective service went into business before Pearl Harbor. TH' PESSIMIST TULSA, Okln., Oct. 11 Shawnee oil, operator, A. T. Campbell, yesterday reported he had brought in a producing gas well in southern Rogers county after drilling to a depth of only 441 feet r BiMiM, tr. Hay fever don't, kill il durn hear does th1 mate. Sure you can buy a cook stove, if you buy half th' store first.   

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