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   Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - October 18, 1946, Ada, Oklahoma                             The busiest minutes in ony household seem to be those that follow a request to any 'of the children to wash the dishes or perform some other invariable response is "in a minute." Net Sept., Paid Circulation 8575 Mrmbfr: Audit. Bureau of Circulation THE ADA EVENING NEWS FINAL EDITION 43rd 157 ADA, OKLAHOMA, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18, 1946 FIVE CENTS THE COPY Downtown Traffic Gels Some Plans Center Line to Be Painted In; Wooden Foot Bridges In City to Be Replaced W. E. Hansen. city manager, is continuing his trip-hammer meth- od of getting things done and from the way he has started the same method will be followed until he has the city operating along the lines he wants. He has purchased some paint for marking of pedestrian lanes on downtown streets. The walk- ing zones will be marked olf with white paint. All lanes will be the same, which should lend to cut down ihe possibilities of accidents in business district, Hanson said. Center Line A center line similar to the ones seen on highways will be painted down the middle of Main street. After the lanes are marked off, motorists will be expected to stay on the right side of the lines while driving in downtown Aria. The paint that will be used is regulation traffic paint that meets specifications for the type ot work it will be used, comes several dollars cheaper than that that was used the liist time. Hanson said that the paint will last more than 40 length ot time the last paint stayed. Following up this painting job, the street markets will be re- painted. Hansen said that some of the markers looked as they had not been painted since they were placed at their respective places. Wooden Bridges (o Go Then, all of the wopden foot bridges that are now in use in Ada will be replaced in the near future by concrete bridges that will be arched to better serve the purpose. Hansen said Friday morning that he is turning a number of other ideas over in his mind and will be ready to make an an- nouncement about them in the near future. Dr. Mayes Resigns Place Here; Clinic As Usual Saturday Dr. H. R. Mayes, who has been county public heath unit director for several resigned to enter private practice at Lindsay. Dr. A. R. Sugg, head of the Sugg Clinic, lias accepted the post left by Dr. Mayes to fill in until the state health department has obtained a replacement .for full time service. The clinic ordinarily held on Saturday mornings will be held this week and Dr. Sugg stresses that patients must be at the public health clinic at 8 o'clock or very soon thereafter as it will not continue until noon. The clinic, he continues, will be held only on Saturdays for the lime being, until another full- time director has been secured. Dr. Mayes. in addition to his private practice, will furnish half- time public health service for Garvin county. Deer Hunters Get Back With Deer A sure sign that autumn air and turning leaves have ignited the hunter's heart was boldly rid- ing the front of a car into'tbwn Friday big deer, lour beautiful sets of antlers. The hunters, A. L. Ford, E. O. Hudson and Grady Jenks. all of Ada and Dan Ray of Roff, bagged the big animals in southwestern Colorado. They camped with 54 other Oklahomans i n Uncompahgre Park, near Montrose, Colo. One of the deen was a-eported to tip the scales at 300 pounds, and was the biggest animal shot by any-- one in camp, the quartet declared. Read The News Classified Ads. BYRNES REPORTS ON PEACE CONFERENCE: Secretary of State James Byrnes discusses the Paris Peace Conference with President Truman at the White House, shortly after arriving back in Washington from Paris, (NEA Byrnes Report to Nation Will Point Up Diplomatic Conflict With Russia at Peace Meeting By JOHN M. HIGHTOWER WASHINGTON. Oct. 18, Secretary of State Byrnes draft- ed a report to the American peo- ple today on the diplomatic con- flict between the United States and Russia. Top authorities suggested he would make.use of the occasion to lash back at criticism of his foreign policies by former-Sec- retary of Commerce Henry A. Wallace. Byrnes, who returned yester- day from the Paris peace con- ference .and received President Truman's congratulations on -a "most excellent was sche- duled to broadcast for 30 minutes beginning at 9 p. m. (CST) to- night. NBC and some MBS sta- tions arranged-v. to carry the- speech. In writing his address Byrnes was reported to have two princi- pal objectives in view: 1. To try to knock down Rus- sian charges that the capitalist world is seeking to encircle the Soviet Union. 2. To smash the Wallace im- plications that his policy-toward Russia is a policy of "toughness" and should be softened even at the risk of actions which, in Wallace's words, might be called appeasement. Those in a position to know says Byrnes will reaffirm his basic idea of American-Russian relations with a declaration that the United States intends to stand absolutely firm on its principles where major interests are involved and yet to deal pa- tiently with all difficult issues. The secretary's speech thus will be not so.much a report on the work of the' Paris conference as a discussion of the state of relations with the Soviet Union. Tomorrow night Senator Van- denberg 'intends to broadcast from Washington his reasons for believing.that on the whole the Paris meeting actually made some progress toward re- storing peace to Europe, Van- denberg and Senator Connally (D Tex) were advisors to Byrnes. Connally is .returning by boat. Program For Scrapping of Wartime Controls Is To Be 'Orderly Retreat' E ise n ho we r H a s Wo n Affection of British From Royal Family to Commoners He's Tops, With No Precedent Among Americans for Their Vast Esteem By RUSSELL LANDSTROM LONDON, Oct. Dwight D. Eisen- hower's repent triumphant return to the United Kingdom af- forded conclusive proof of the uninhibited affectionate es- teem in which he is held-.by the British people. 'No precedent existed for such an unqualified lionizing of an American visitor by all classes of-the king's subjects. Ex-Red Says Eisler Heads Work in U. S. WEATHER! Oklahoma Increasing cloud- iness tonight becoming cloudy Saturday with rain southwest half Saturday; warmer west and r.orth tonight and east Saturday; Sunday showers cast and cooler. 18-22 Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma and Nebraska Rain southern Oklahoma Saturday, spreading over northern Oklahoma, south- ern Kansas, and southwestern Missouri Sunday and Monday and over southeastern Nebraska, and northern Missouri Monday; scattered showers eastern Okla- homa, and southern Missouri Sunday. Monday and Tuesday; w a r m e r Oklahoma, continued rool Nebraska, Missouri and Kan- sas Saturday: little change in temperature Sunday and Men- cooler Kansas, Oklahoma and Nebraska Tues- day; temperatures will average S-12 degree! below normal. Dr. L. G, Brannon Dies of Heart Attack Early Friday Dr. Luther G. Brannon, chiro- practor in Ada since 1924, died at his home, 716 East Eighteenth, about 10 o'clock this morning, two hours after he was stricken' by a heart attack. 7 Funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. from the East Main Church of Christ, Albert Sweet officiating; Dr. Brannon, who was 61 and had apparently been well until the attack of Friday morning, was born in Georgia, moving to Arkansas when he was 15 and later to Oklahoma. He opened his office at .103 West Main when he came to Ada 22 years ago and maintained JJ there ever since. He was a fami- liar figure as he moved along Main street here, always cheerful in greeting his acquaintances. He was also a checker enthu- siast and in the last few years won some honors in. state check- ers tournaments. Surviving are the widow, Mrs. Julia Brannon; two daughters, Mrs. Dollie Spruiel and Mrs. Ora Estes of Lawton; two sons, Cecil of Holdenville and Lloyd Bran- non of Ada; two brothers, John of Allen and Ebb Brannon of Texas. Small (hild Buried, Had Died of Burns After Tragic Accident At Denton Funeral services and burial were held Thursday at Centra- horna for little Melba Louise Crabb, 16 months old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Monroe Crabb, who was fatally burned at Den- ton, Tex., on Wednesday. Her three year old brother was playing with some candles and when the small girl came too near while watching, her clothing was' ignited and she was burned about the body and face before her mother, busy with a washing, could reach her. Services were held from the Centrahoma First Baptist church, Rev. W. R. Petty officiating; Smith Funeral Home of Denton was in charge of the burial. The Crabbs had lived in Cen- trahoma until recently, when he obtained employment at Den- ton. Trend Downward In Food Markets CHICAGO, Oct. The trend continued downward an most of the nation's food and commodity markets today, al- though trade was anixed and there were some recoveries. the Friday receipts lower, Chicago hog prices recovered 50 cents to a hundred pounds in early trade, after the most severe drop in history yesterday. Cattle and sheep were reported lower in early! bids, however. Chicago wheat futures, which fell the 5 cent limit yesterday, continued to slip and were down as much as 4 cents a bushol. Corn and oats started a mild recovery, movement, then slid backward again. New York colton futures, started strong and more than a bale higher, but then lost most of the gains as liquidation re- sumed. Egg futures in Chicago started as much as half a cent and more than a dozen lower. New York stocks continued to slip in early transactions, al- though some recoveries occurred following pickups in other mar- kets. Three Changes In Local Registrars County Registrar An- nounces Replacements; Period Ends October 25 Three1 changes-in registrars, are announced by J. E. Boswell, county registrar, as in effect now during the registration period for the general election of Nov. 5. The period ends Oct. 25. The changes are all in Ada and aref Ward 3 Precinct Ethel Cantrell, 307 West Seventh (in- stead of Lucille Ward 2 Precinct D. Richardson, 830 North Broadway (instead'of J. D. Ward 1 Precinct Baugh, 501 South Mississippi (instead of E. E. UeltscheyX ENID. Oct. 18, Rankin, Kremlin, has been elect- ed president of the Garfield county unit of the Oklahoma ed- ucation association. Asa Fitz- gerald, Coyington, was named vice _ president; E, H. Gilbert, Carrier, secretary-treaswer, and Lloyd Spencer, county represen- tative to the state board of dire- tative to the state board of dir- ectors. Charges German Directs All Communist Activity; Eisler Says It's Ridiculous NEW YORK, Oct. 18 Louis F. Budenz, former editor of The Daily Worker, communist paper, who renounced commun- ism to rejoin the Catholic church, Hamman as U. S. ambassador to Colorful civic and academic ceremonies which made Eisen- hower an honorary doctor of law at the University of Edinburg and at Cambridge and a freeman of the Scottish capital and of the ancient Burgh of Maybole, covet- ed distinctions though they are, anerely were the formal mani- festations of a regard expressed most significantly on the side- lines. Common People Like Him The measure of popular feel- ing was found in what people said to one another as they a- waited a glimpse of the general and in commenjt on the street, in the subways and buses and, of course, in the pubs. Typical was a barmaid's re-, mark: "No matter what we may think about some of the other Americans, nobody can say any- thing but the best about ike." Disappointment was keen when he deprecated; rumors that in the United communist States. Budenz, who left the party a year ago and now is instructor at Fordham university, told 'newsmen yesterday that Berger's real, name is Gerhard Eisler. Budenz said1 he took orders Courses in American history were .not introduced in schools of rnany European countries until after World War 1. the paper.. Budenz declined to give further information about Berger, declar- ing he would be a .witness late next month in. Washington be- fore the .house committee on un- American 'activities, and that he would lay 'before the committee certain documents and references containing information about Berger. Told of Secret Figure In a speech Sunday at Detroit, Budenz told of the existence of a secret but dominent figure in American communist affairs but mentioned no name. Concerning the alleged.. No. 1 communist director, Budenz said then: "He never shows his face. He does not appear in official com- munist buildings. Few communist leaders here ever see him. They all, however, follow his orders or: suggestions implicitly. His name on an article is a sign that at is official. The average rank and file American communist how- ever, never hear of him." Eisler Replies The Daily Worker, in today's edition, published an. interview with Gerhard Eisler, quoting him as saying the charges were "too ridiculous to answer." The story in PM stated that "Eisler believes he was the intended victim of a carefully conceived plaai to nour- ish the growing anti-Soviet feel- ing in this country." The interview in the Daily Worker described Eisler as a "slight, scholarly, middle-aged joua-nalist" and said he and his, wife had been scheduled to sail for their native Leipzig today "with state department approval." "But their exit the story continued, "had been can- celled without reason on Wednes- day after their baggage .had al- ready cleared customs and been placed aboard ship." Great Britain. "No American- visiting this country has had his unfailing gift of saying the right thing at the right time with such fault- less one woman novelist observed. _. -fe .the jy hqle Ipt of professional said a major qf1 artillery. Hero Even '.To Teen-Agers rln view of Eisenhower's tact and humor, sincerity and skill in putting people at ease, such com- ments from the. more serious minded- may not be so surpris- ing. What is astonishing, though, is the way he has endeared himself even to the flip and frivolous fledglings. Movie-struck girls have made him their here, too, placing him only, a cut or two be- low Laurence Oliver and Hum- phrey Bogart, and that is idola- try indeed. When the general .landed at Prestwick, crowds of stenograph- ers, telephonists, waitresses, host; esses -and others surged toward his plane. The WAAFS on duty. would have been more fluttery only if the visitor had been Ty- rone Power or Bob Hope. Child- ren piled into city streets, wav- ing small U. S. flags and yell- Events Moving Fast Along Nation's Decontrol Front WASHINGTON, Oct. 18. Truman and his cab- inet discussed wage controls to- day as the administration pushed with plans to take federal curbs off the economy, pegged to a Nov. 1 deadline for removal of most price ceilings. Secretary of the Interior J. A. Krug, emerging from the 50-min- ute White House session, said the cabinet members had talked about wage controls "a little bit." Asked whether there would be any action soon with to pay controls, Krug inquired, "What do you A reporter said he wanted to know whether there would be any action on the status of the j wage stabilization board Krug j replied that the board had not FBI Turns Spotlight On Kansas City Vote Agents Call for All Information Star Had Obtained In Independent Investigation Leading to Fraud Charges KANSAS CITY, Oct. Federal Bureau of Investigation turned its spotlight today on alleged vote fraud in the democratic primary election last August in President home county where a political unknown, backed by the president and the Pendergast democratic organiza- tion, defeated Rep. Roger C. Slaughter for renomination in Missouri's congressional fifth district. been discussed. I Pay Controls Discussed j The secretary said that the sub- ject of pay controls themselves had come up, but declined to el- aborate. i In his radio address Monday night Mr. Truman said removal of wage controls will be speeded up as the scrapping of price ceil- ings is accelerated. Some labor and business lead- ers have demanded that the wage stabilization board be abolished, and the two industry members of the tri-partite panel have sub- mitted resignations Mr. Tru- man. A high official said that foods, services and many commodities will be taken out from under ceil- ings by then two months or more earlier than had been plan- ned before President Truman's meat decision. This official emphasized to a reporter that it will be "an order- ly retreat" from controls and will not result in "riot or chaos." Some Lids to Remain Furthermore for the somewhat less immedediate future, he added that price lids will remain on rents, automobiles, building ma- terials, refrigerators, furniture, Weather Here In Sharp Change From 85 Degree Warmth To 39-Degree Chill, Throwing in Dash of Rain In another of those changeable days, the weather here turned in a warm afternoon, a brief da.sli of rain and then whipped the thermometer down 46 degrees during the night to 39. The mercury rose to 85 degrees Thursday afternoon, capping sev- eral days of mild weather here. The FBI began its investigation following an independent one by Hie Kansas City Star which re- sulted in a series of stories con- taining charges of irregularities at the polls. The newspaper disclosed that FBI agents had called for all the information it had obtained on (he ejection last August 6 in which Truman-backed Enos Ax- tell, a newcomer to politics here, won over Slaughter in the cong- ressional district next door to the president's hometown of Inde- pendence, Mo. Election Board Silent FBI agents here, who said or- ders for the investigation came from the department of justice in Washington, also visited the elec- tion board here but its members al days mild weather here, remained silent on the purpose A cloud came an from the west of the visj, Its chairman. Lud- dashed a heavy shower on Ada which recorded .10 of an inch p." moisture, moved on and is a-e ported to have drenched Stone wall with a much heavier rain fall. The skies cleared but by laU evening the wind was distinctly cooler and. 'during the night i turned off the heat to alter the temperatures sharply. Greater returns for" amount in- vested. Ada News Want Ads. Good Humor Never Upset Nothing cracked Eisenhower's good humor, neither rain nor cold, the meals he missed, the delays in some of the rituals, the importunate adulators nor point- ed questions' fared at him by news writers. -Asked at press conference 'such personal ques- tions as why he didn't wear more 'of the medals and ribbons to which, he was entitled, he dis- missed the subject with an airy, disarming pleasantry.' Good hu- mor was the keynote of every conference. Charms Royal Family basic clothing items and farm implements. Major developments on the fast-moving decontrol front in- cluded: 1. Flour, bread and other bak- ery products figured in specula- tion as the next important, food items to be freed of price ceil- ings. The milling industry formally requested Secretary of Agricul- ture Clinton.P. Anderson to lift controls from wheat flour, semo- lina and farina, declaring that wheat supplies are ample. Chicago flour circles voiced doubt, however, that flour ceil- ings would be scrapped imme- diately. Selling in wheat broke the prices of ba-ead cereal in a jittery Chicago market. Soane Sweets Are Boosted 2. Coffee went off the Control- led list completely. And price lids were hoisted slightly on jams, jellies, fruit preserves and men's white handkerchiefs among other things. The increases will amount to one and two cents a pound jar for the sweets and from seven to 14 cents for handkerchiefs. 3. South of the border, the van- guard of lean young Mex- ican beef cattle began to move toward fattening pastures and ranges throughout the southwest United States. Mexican Cattle No Quick Help The embargo on Mexican cat- tle was lifted at a.m., Cen- tral Standard Time, todayv The Members of the royal family cattle must be fed, fattened and made _ no bones about their de- i processed, however. Hence their .light in entertaining him and his i entrance will have little or no im- family. They found him charm-1 mediate effect on the current ing and sharp of wit. Queen aneat situation. Mother Mary, herself as direct as a' machinesuruburst. was taken especially with" his''forthright- rifess. Read The News Classified Ads. 4. An avalanche of meat the biggest in 10 months jammed the nation's livestock markets. Prices collapsed from to Federal Court Al End With Several Sentences Given TJ. S. district court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma ended a two weeks session Thurs- day morning with the disposal o: the Elizabeth Dooley case. Judge Eugene Rice, presiding over the court, sentenced five persons to start the final day of the term. William Black, charged with violation of the internal revenue law, was found guilty Tuesday and Thursday morning was sen- tenced to-pay a fine. He was also given an 18 months jail sen- tence, which was suspended. Tuesday, Judge Rice found five negro men guilty of violat- ing the internal revenue law and had them report to him Thursday morning to be sentenced. Earnest Bruner, who was found guilty, appeared. The judge changed his decision and dismiss- ed the charge against him. Fourt other negroes connected with the Brunei- case were found guilty. Charley H. Ellison was sentenced to a year and a day and the sentence was suspended by the judge, who placed him under probation. Charley Ellison, Willie B. Ellison and Napoleon Newton were sentenced to serve a year and a day in federal prison. (Continued on Page 2 Column 3) JEWELS STOLEN FROM DUCHESS OF WINDSOR: The Duke of Windsor, wearing black scarf T nrt rt o 4 -r.j-.ni J i, j _ i _ _____ V_ i S enters Ednam Lodge, the Windsor's present residence at Sunningdale, near London, England from where the Putchess-reported the theft of part of her jewelry collection. With the Duke is Detec- tive Inspector Capstick of Scotland Yard, shown in light Two Pay Fines On Driving Charges Two cases have been filed in Ada justice of peace courts and fines were paid by both of the defendants after entering pleas of guilty. A reckless driving charge against Melburn M. Byrd was reduced to violation of the rules of the road. Byrd paid a S5 fine and costs. The other case was a reckless driving charge against Okie Mon- roe Joy of Oklahoma City. He entered a plea of guilty and paid a fine in the Percy Arm- strong court. Both of the men were arrest- ed by O. 0. Campbell, highway patrolman, Byrd was arrested Oct. 12 and Joy was arrested Oct. 15. Both men were arrested north of Ada. JENKS, Oct. 18, third annual fair, sponsored by the Future Fanners oj America and the Future Homemakers of America, will be held Saturday. General agricultural exhibits I will be displayed by area farm- ers and Miss Elizabeth Nell King, IS, will be crowned FFA queen at a band concea-1, Satur- day evening. ---------------------K-------------------- OKLAHOMA CITY, Oct. 18, C. Preetorius. Pawhuska, was certified by the state a-opub- lican committee as the GOP candidate for house post No. 2 in Osage county. Preetorius succeeds Carl C. Wever, Pawhuska, who with- drew. of the visit. Its chairman, Lud- wick Graves, said tea'scly: "I am giving out no statement." It was the second time in 10 years that an election here has been investigated by a branch of the government. In 1936, a federal investigation a-esulled in the trial of, 259 persons, mostly ward workers, and the conviction of scores of them. Congress Committee To Report Even as the FBI turned its at- tention to the election, two in- vestigators -the -congressional- committee on campaign expenda- tua-es, J. Raymond Hoy, Jr., and Arthur T. Allen, completed their investigation of the primary here with a joint statement saying: "We have a clear picture of what took place an the August primary and are a-cturning to Washington to make a report that will be prepared there. After the committee studies our reports it wall make its own decision as to whether it will continue its in- vestigation." The Star announced that it had turned its investigation files, compiled by 38 employes and the result of interviews an homes of citizens, over to the FBI. The newspaper printed pictures of cornfields and a burned out apartment house which it said its investigators had found to bo the addresses given for some the "voters." S. (.Republican Leader Is Dead GREENWOOD, S. C., Oct. 18 W. Tolbert, 73. former head of the republican panly in South Carolina and for more than 50 years n familiar figure at na- tional conventions of the GOP, died in a hospital here early to- day. Tolberl, often referred to as "Tieless because of his habit ot never wearing a necktie, was seriously injured about two weeks ago when a truck struck him as he wes walking along a highway in his hometown of Ninety Six, near here. He attended his first republi- can national convention in 1888 when Benjamin Harrison was nominated for pa-csident. After- wards he never missed one. For some 40 years he was state chair- anan and national committeeman but in 1940 he lost out to a fac- tion headed by J. Bates Gerald of Summerton. Greater returns for amount in- vested. Ada News Want Ads. TH' PESSIMIST By Rii.ku, tm. Oalher Harp, who went deer huntin' an' come back with one tied on th1 front o' 'is car, wore all 'is tires out drivin' up an' down Main sta-eet. Another mighty good home remedy is f jest keep quiet.   

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