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   Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - October 28, 1946, Ada, Oklahoma                             V If, o court ho. ruled, o hunter is entitled to the corcoss of o cow he has killed when he pays for the cow, the farmers had better move their cattle up close to the house and stand guard Ayr race Net Sept., I'ald Circulation 8575 Mrmbrr: Audit Bureau of Circulation THE ADA EVENING NEWS FINAL EDITION 43rd 165 ADA, OKLAHOMA, MONDAY, OCTOBER 28, 1946 Truman Again Urges Jewish Immigration Writes To King Ibn Saud Reiterating Pica For Letting Info Palestine WASHINGTON.' Oct. President Truman has sent a mes- sage to King Ibn Saud of Saudi Arabia reiterating his belief that steps should 1jo taken to insure the immediate substantial immi- gration of refugee Jews into Pal- estine. He told the Arab leader that he could not agree with the. Jailer's statement that there was incon- s.stpncy in the American position. Replying to a letter received from Ibn Saud October 15, the presiilejit wote: "With regard to the possibility envisaged by your majesty lhal fiiice and violence may be used by Jews in aggressive schemes the neighboring Arab countries. 1 can asi.ure you Unit this government stands opposed to ai'.iircspion of any kind or to the employment of terrorism for political purposes. 1 may add, moreover, that 1 am convinced that responsible Jewish leaders do not contemplate a policy ol ;iRC.' ession against the Arab coun- tries adjacent to Palestine." Holirf Unchanged The president said ho still ad- lit: ed to the belief, "widely shared by the people of this coun- that nothing would contrib- ute more effectively to the alle- viation of the plight of homeless Jews "than the authorization of tr.e immediate entry of at least 100.000 of them to Palestine." In a letter released by the White Hous? today he reminded the Arab leader that no decision has been made on this proposal which he submitted originally to Prime Minister Attlee of Great Britain more than a year ago. Other Laws Could Help In the interim, "it is only nat- ural" that this government should favor "at this time the entry into Palestine of considerable numbers of displaced Jews in Europe." The president reiterated a pre- vious view that a concerted ef- fort should be made "to open the gates of other lands, including :he United Stales, to those un- fortunate persons." He added that he is prepared ask Congress lor special legis- lation "admitting to this country additional numbers of these per- sons, over and above the immi- quotas fixed by our laws." Ham, Bacon Are On Way Back Nome Hit By Heavy Storm Icy Gale Wrecks Buildings With Damage Estimated Over NOME, Alaska, Oct. 28, Scarred and battered Nome to- day began denning the wreckage of 18 buildings destroyed or damaged during an ice gale .that swept in from the Bering sea over the weekend. As the storm roared north- ward, property owners estimat- ed their loss at between and Six business buildings were wrecked and 12 seriously damag- ed. All were on the south side of the town's main thoroughfare paralleling the waterfront: Base- ments wore flooded in many oth- ers which withstood the pound- ing seas and 60-mile-an-hour winds. No lives were lost and only a few minor injuries were re- ported. Warning that the storfn was approaching gave the townspeo- ple time to form emergency crews and move merchandise and supplies from the danger area. Damage was limited almost entirely to the business section and as a result no housing short- age is anticipated among the 1.- 500 to 2.000 wintertime residents. The native village nearby was harder hit. and several families whose dwellings were destroyed are being cared for in the na- tive school. FIVE CENTS THE COPY SE Packers At Kansas City Slaughtering Near Capacity Last Two Weeks KANSAS CITY, Oct. T h a t almost-impossiblo-to-ge lard and bacon is on its wa> back to the midwest's moat coun" -rs and soon packers here say Packinghouse officials rcportec today that in the two weeks since ir.e lifting of the OPA ceiling; tht-y have been slaughtering a near rapacity. Hog shipment. r.ave been ample and packers began curing hams and lard as soon as volume permitted. As a result, some packers say is accumulating in quantities T-.vo weeks ago all housewives could get from the butcher was erin when they risked for lard at stoves in the midwest. Normally October brings heavy runs of hogs. Today's was compared to 3. 925 'a. week ago a.-.d 1.561 a year ago. Cattle re- ceipts today were 22.000 com- pared to 25.529 a week ago anc 24.2B4 a year ago. Most of today's cattle arrived by rail, indicating the area nea; Kansas City has been fairly well stripped of marketable cattle dur- ing tne influx the last two weeks. Aside from hogs and cattle, there 4.000 cattle on the market today. less than a week ago, and 9.000 9.262. sheep compared to TRfMAN UNABLE TO COME TO ROGERS MEMORIAL DAY OKLAHOMA CITY, Oct. Truman will be unable to attend Will Rogers mc-morial services Gtiia., Nov. 4. because of other the office of Gov. Robert was advised today. Matthew J. Connelly, secretary to the president, telegraphed the president's best wishes for the success of the event. The services will be held at the Rogers memorial on the birthday of the late Oklahoma r.urr.orist. Kerr has proclaimed the day "Will Rogers Day." The governor will be principal speak- er at tne ceremony. Greater returns for amount in- vested. Ada News Want Ads. iw EAT HER! OKLAHOMA: Partly cloudy, scattered showers east tonight and Tuesday: a little cooler northwest half Tuesday and in Panhandle tonight. Yestfe Smith Of Cenlrahoma Takes Own Life Saturday Vestle Smith, about 32. of Cen- lrahoma r-as found late Saturday night in his car about a mile from the t9wn, dead of a pistol wound, with a note on the steering wheel indicating that he planned to lake his own life. He had been in ill health for some lime, and in the note said he saw no future for his life. Smith is known over this area, having been employed in the store of his father, Tom Smith, in Cenlrahoma and having been bus agont there for some time. Saturday night he ate a good meal, drove off alone about a mile. A brother, visiting from California, drove by later on his way to Tupelo, .noticed the car n a roadway leading from the lighway toward the hills. Re- turning from Tupelo about 11 he saw the car still there, its lights He stopped to investigate, first seeing a note on the steering wheel, then finding his brother's body in the car. Unable to arouse him, he hurried to get a doctor, who found that a pistol wound in the head had been fatal. All members of the family were in Centrahoma except for a sis- ter, who is coming by plane from and ,n MEN and, even more rarely photographed, are the Lolos, fierce tribesmen ne of the worlds wildest regions, in western China. They were recently reported to have captured enslaved downed American flyers, but Army investigation failed to substantiate this. The typical villages wlth' riUes boueht the Chinese, U. S. Will Get Into Debates And Declare Policy About Critical Issues Facing U. N. Pressure On Both White House And Lewis As Coal Crisis Gets Well Along Toward Showdown By HAROLD W. WARD WASHINGTON, Oct. j ing over the' Krug-Lewis agree- r Oklahoma Has Public Works Planning Ready Silver Lining For Denver Couple As Plight Is Known FWA Report Shows State-Ready To Start Of Them Any Time WASHINGTON, Oct.' Oklahoma has worth of public projects in the works, DENVER, Oct. 28, Den- .the federal works agency report- California. Smith was a steward in the Centrahoma Methodist church and was well regarded among his many acquaintances. Nation's Weather Picture Is Varied Northwest Shivers While Unseasonably Warm Eastern, Southern Areas n.v The Associated Press As the eastern and southern portions of the nation basked' to- day in unseasonably warm In- dian summer weather, the north- west and northern plains states shivered in temperatures rang- ing down to below zero levels. Fair weather, with tempera- tures mostly in Ihe 70's and 80's covered the east, the south, and the central plains states, and fore- casts indicated it would continue for at least a day or two longer. Laredo. Tex., 'reported a high of 90 degrees yesterday. The warm air was expected to advance northward today to include the upper Great Lakes region. In contrast, cold weather cov- ered the northwest and the northern plains states. Cut Bank Wont., with 13 inches of snow on 'he ground, reported a high yes- crday of 23 degrees and a 'low his morning of five zero. Snow also was reported in most of Idaho. Montana, North Dakota ind northern Nevada? yer couple, so plagued by hous- ing difficulties and misadven- tures that they decided to offer their five children for adoption finally found that silver lining. Newspaper stories on the .plight of Mr. and Mrs. William E. West prompted numerous offers of aid including a solution to their. No. 1 problem-housing. A large gar- age was placed at their disposal as a home for as long as the family needs it. "I can get a job without any trouble now that I- have a place for the family to West, a 45-year-old painter, told a re- porter. "Above everything we wanted to keep the family to- gether." West -said that he disposed pf his small home here early this month and headed for Missouri to buy a farm. The farm, how- ever, turned out to be run down and was 42 miles from town in- stead of a reported two. He lost to a confidence man and a sixth child was born, in a Springfield, Mo., hotel Oct. 7. In desperation, the family gave the baby to a couple in Kansas City for adoption. Returning to Denver with the other five children, ranging in age from 20 months to eight years, the family moved in with Mrs. West's mother. Thursday they were, notified ed today, and is ready to start of them any time: The FWA made public a com- prehensive national cov- ering the fiscal year ending June 30. It included a public works planning done with anfl without federal money. Oklahoma state and. local gov- ernments had called 'for federal funds to finish plans on-projects estimated to cost the report said. In addition they have gone into their own treasuries to pay for the planning of more. They also have received federal money to plan worth of Highway building More in Design Stage Much larger than this schedule, however, was the work totaling for Oklahoma still in the design stages.. These projects are not com- pletely planned, FWA said, but the blueprints are taking shape on the drawing boards. Among" Fire Chief Warns To Avoid Hazards In Halloween Fun Warning that many Hallowe'en celebrations in the past have been transformed into tragedies due to carelessness with., fire, Fire Chief Ed Haley joined the Na- tional Fire Protection Associa- tion in urging all Ada residents to keep a watchful eye for fire hazards, when they usher in' the traditional annual.-. f ,.e s t i t y Thursday evening! Chief Haley has special plea to pranksters not to turn in false fire alarms as part of their merrymaking. Unauthorized and isolated .bon- fires are a serious fire threat .to the whole community. Terrible fire tragedies have occurred when small fires have flashed across halls or night clubs filled with combustible hangings or when flimsy Haltowe'en cos- tumes have been ignited or when candlelit paper jack-o'-lanterns have overturned. Jack-o'-lanterns are safer and afford more fun if they them are: Work to coSt trifled." then" iey can" be money; more, weird effect. to the and worth of highway construction under the program for matching federal and state funds in equal amounts. Plans covered in the survey include those prepared with fed- eral assistance, under the mobili- zation- and reconversion act of 1944, plans completed or brought from Kansas City that the baby to the design stage without fed- had died and they were told eral assistance and those under they would have to move out of federal aid and state highway thp Ipmnnrarv Vinmp hprp 'programs Using: Funds Preparing Plans Under the reconversion act, Ok- the temporary home here. Before the offers of help ar- rived, the -Wests had said they would ga into juvenile court to- day 'to offer their children for adoption as that "is the only way we can be sure our children will have a roof over their heads." ted Cross Annual Meeting Tonighl The annual membership meet- ng of the Pontotoc county chap- er of the American Red Cross .'ill be held tonight (Monday) at o'clock in the dining room on ho mezzanine floor of the Ald- idge hotel. Every member in the county is .rged to attend. Dr. Frank Spencer of Ada will >e the speaker on the program. A business session wiil be held to elect next year's officers and to consider amendments to the chap- ter's by-laws. The Kaibib squirrel is rapidly becoming extinct. It is found only on the Kaibib plateau north of 1 the Grand Canyon in Arizona. Ada Rounduppers To Enjoy Barbecue Tuesday Night Meeting Also To Take Up Trip To Oklahoma City Tuesday night is the time for all members of the Ada Round-Up club to come to the Round-Up barn ready for one of the club's "Be sure that all decorations are incombustible or flameproof- ed; that exits are unobstructed and clearly marked; that sprink- lers, hand hose and fire extin- guishers are kept ready to oper- the chief said. "Even. buckets of water, wide- ly distributed, may mean the dif- ference between a trivial flareup and a Haley con- cluded. The pre-election coal crisis head- ed into the showdown stage today between John L. Lewis and the Truman administration. While Lewis himself appeared to be on something of a spot with his implied threat of a walkout by his soft coal miners Friday, the immediate pressure was on the White House. The big decision that has to be made there is whether (1) to give in the government did when Secretary of Interior J. A. Krug signed a contract with Lewis last spring to end that 59- day strike or (2) to let the miners quit work four. days be- fore the elections and take what- ever political consequences there might be. Krug, who declined last week to break off his western inspec- tion tour to meet Lewis here on the Friday deadline, still holds the top presidential assignment lo solve the dispute. Helping out are Reconversion Director John R. Steelman and George Washington of the solici- tor general's office, who is pour- ment ]ast determine whether the United Mine Work- ers' chief is right in saying that his contract with the government ca.i be reopened November 1. Krug contends it wns to be in force frr the entire period of gov- ernment operation of the mines. But Lewis insists that a termi- nation clause in his last contracl with the operators, which lie voided last March 31, had been carried over in the govcrment pact. .Lewis, accusing .the federal coal mines administration of breaching the Krug-Lewis con- tract th'rnnffh calling for higher wages or pos- sibly a shorter work week wilh- cut loss in pay. Further, the UMW boss says if Krug fails to "honor" his de- mand for the November 1 meet- ing, the current contract will be void as of that date instead of November 20, when Lewis origi- nally indicated he planned to end the government agreement. Sen. Austin's Talk Of Tuesday Awaited As Key Declaration Speculation Lively Whether Or Not Ruitia'i Attitude More Cooperative By JOHN M. HIGHTOWER NEW YORK, Oct. The United reversing a previous decision, today was re- ported determined to jump into the general debate in the United Nations assembly and officially declare American policy on criti- cal issues developing here, par- ticularly the veto fight. Whether the American chief delegate, Warren Austin, would Rogge Says He'll Continue Telling Of Fascist Methods Three Matters For Choclaw-Chickasaw Confederation Meet Three important matters are to- be taken up' at the meeting Wednesday at p. m. of members of. the Pontotoc coun- ty Choctaw-Chickasaw eration. The meeting famous barbecues. All members are entitled to attend and there will be plenty of barbecue for all, officials of the club assure those eligible. There'will not be any formal program. However, the members will talk over the matter of at- tending the big parade preceding the showing of the musical 'Okla- homa' at Oklahoma City in a few weeks. The Ada High band is to take part then. lahoma is eligible to receive' in federal .aid funds for preparing plans. It actually had been alloted to June 1946. As of that date plans had been completed with federal aid in Ok- lahoma for sewer, water and san- itation facilities to cost and schools and other educational faciliti.-s to cost S530.000. Plans had been completed by Oklahoma and its subdivisions without federal assistance t o spend for. highways and for bridges, via- ducts and landing strips; 000 for sewer, water and sanita- tion facilities; for schools and "other educational fa- cilities; for other public buildings; for parks and j other recreational facilities and for miscellaneous public facilities. Plan Non-Federal Aid Work Plans still in the design stage without federal assistance in Ok- lahoma included: Highways, roads At Least Twelve Killed In Calcutta Fighting, Stabbings And Acid Throwing Cause Mounting Toll CALCUTTA, Oct. 28, least 12 persons were killed in hand-to-hand fighting, stabbings and acid throwing during con- tinued Hindu-Moslem clashes here today. Twenty-two others suffered knife wounds. Government authorities said 57 home-made bombs were discov- ered in a raid in north Calcutta. Buses and taxicabs remained idle Confed- will be held in the district courtroom of the county courthouse. There will be the annual elec- tion of officers. Eli Goforth is president of the confederation this year. There will be selection of dele- gates to attend the National Con- gress of American Indians at Oklahoma City early in Novem- ber. And there will be considera- tion of a petition asking that tri- bal funds lying idle in the U. S. treasury be distributed on a per capita basis. Local leaders have been in- formed that the Choctaws have about and the Chicka- saws about in the ury which would, on a per capita basis, afnount to- about to each Chpctaw and about to each Chickasaw. FIRE DESTROYS MINE PRODUCING TUNGSTEN BISHOP, Calif., Oct. The Tung Star mine, a big pro- ducer of tungsten during The war, was destroyed by fire yesterday with a loss estimated by its vice- president, George F. Temple, father of screen actress Shirley Temple, at The fire started from a defec- tive water heater. Temple said the loss was covered by insurance. Movie actor Reginald Owen is president of the mine and Ran- dolph Scott a vice-president. In hot weather you lose your pep because you lack heat in your .body, a heat that the body trans- forms into energy. viaducts streets 'On 00 S'e' grade separations, sewer, water and' san- itary facilites; schools and other educational facilities, hospitals and health facilities, other public buildings, parks and other recreational facilities, quate protection. H assured of 000. The Oklahoma .highway pro- gram included completed plans for work to cost with another .still in the design stage. Kerr To Springfield OKLAHOMA CITY, Oct 28 Robert S. Kerr left Sunday night for Springfield, Mo., to address the Missouri State Baptist' Brotherhood'" today. The governor will speak in be- half of the Missouri democratic ticket at Nebsho, Joplin and Rol- la tomorrow, then will fly west for political speeches in Califor- nia and New Mexico before re- turning to the state this weekend. Read The News Classified Ads. .Today's' casualties, together with 11 killings yesterday brought the death toll to more than. 60 since the lates outbreak of communal disorders began Tuesday, Thirty cases of arson were reported. Additional British .troops have been called in' to patrol the city and police have extended the curfew hours in troubled areas in an effort to stem the disord- ers. Bus and train transportation remained stalled with drivers refusing to work, unless guaran- teed sufficient protection against hooliganism. Meanwhile members of the central legislative parliament met in New Delhi for .their first session under the new interim government, in which ministers from both the All-Indian con- gress party and -the Moslem1 league are. participating. Census figures reveal that more women marry at 23 than any other age, and. a greater number of men marry at 26 or 27. Arkansas produced a total of gallons of oil in 1925, the year in which oil was discov- ered in that state. Rioting Outbreak In Ciudad Trujillo Dominican Republic's Capital Hat Communist- Caused Disturbances MIAMI, Fla., Oct. 28, Miami Herald today quoted a cable message from' Manuel De Ciudad Trujillo as say- ing armed communists befcan a wave of rioting in the dominicah republic's capital on Saturday night. The cable from De Moya, sec- retary to .President Rafaele Tru- pillo, said: "Last night (Saturday) the communists tried a coup d'etat. They notified the authorities of their intention .to hold a meet- j ing: In the early afternoon they distributed knives, machetes and I clubs, and at 10 p. m., attacked foreigners and unarmed citizens. "They have created disturban- ces throughout the city. The Mexican embassy was violated. "Prominent members of -the so-called communist party did not take part in the meeting af- ter ordering the disturbances." The Herald said the com- munist party was organized in the Caribbean island republic within the past two months. ROME, .Oct. propagandga leaflets were thrown in several Rome cinemas and a bomb -.vas placed on a window sill of the chamber of deputies last night as neo-fascists observed the anniversary of the blackshirt "march on Rome" 24 years ago today. Police seized several youthful suspects and arrested an ex-gen- eral of the fascist militia, charged with attempting to reorganize fascist cells following his recent relase from prison under the "am- Feels People Entitled To Know How Other Nations Try To Influence U. S. Policy SEATTLE, Oct. 28. O. John Rogge, ousted from the at- torney general's department for disclosing contents of a report he had prepared, said here today he would continue to make public the subject matter of the report "because the American people are entitled to know about the fascist threat to democracy." "I shall hit the dangers facing this country from foreign he as- serted. The former special .assistant attorney general, discharged after a Swarthmore, Pa., address last week, said he will proceed with a speaking tour which will take him through the Pacific coast states this month, into the mid- west and east in November, and the south in December. In dismissing Rogge Saturday, Attorney General Clark said his assistant had violated justice de- partment rules by quoting sec- tions of the report dealing with Nazi efforts to influence Ameri- can elections. To this Rogge replied: "I shall make further disclosures of the attempted Nazi penetration in the United States. The American peo- ple are entitled to know about the fascist threat to democracy, and the manner in which foreign countries attempt to influence this nation's thought and policy." He said he intended to devote his address in Portland, Ore., Tuesday to the influence upon congress of George Sylvester Vie- reck, sentenced in 1943 to 2-6 years for failure to register as a foreign agent. "Viereck apparently had whole stable of congressmen. It is a matter of court record that he, had direct connections with former Sen. Rush Holt of West late Sen. Ernest Lundeen of Minnesota, and for- mer Reps. Hamilton Fish of New York and Stephen A. Day of Illinois." Wickersham Plans Talks In Missouri WASHINGTON, Oct. I nesty of the republic." Rep. Wickersham who was defeated for renomination, plans several speeches in behalf of the party in President Tru- man's home state of Missouri. The Oklahoman says he expects to make five speeches in Mis- souri. His exact itinerary had not been completed. He also may speak in Kansas before returning to Oklahoma to vote in the November 5 election. In the last two weeks. Wicker- sham has spoken in behalf of the democratic' ticket in Washington, Indianapolis, Detroit, and in Waynesr-oro, Harrisburg and Gct- natipns for action against Franco uncertain. Aus- tin probably will speak Tuesday or Wednesday. The British delegation, it wag learned meanwhile, is committed to try to swing the power of the assembly behind efforts to speed up the atomic energy commis- sion's work on atomic controls, and arrival by the weekend Foreign Minister Bevin may add impetus to this undertaking. Bev- in sailed from Southampton, Eng, yesterday. Byrnes, Bevin Meet Soon Secretary of State Byrnes also is due next weekend for the for- eign ministers conference open- ing a week from today to wind up the eastern European peace treaties. Diplomatic informants speculated that Byrnes and Bev- in would get together quickly on strategy for countering a Russian proposal to the U. N. assembly that they be required to report on their troops in foreign coun- tries. Foreign Minister Molotov is al- ready here and, with other mem- bers of the Soviet delegation, is the center of heated speculation over whether Russia may be de- veloping a more "conciliatory" or "cooperative" attitude toward working with the western powers on grave international issues. Reds May East Position Molotov's very presence here, ahead of the other great power ministers, is interpreted by some U. S. informants as a possible in- dication of a new attitude. More- over, three days ago in a com- mittee meeting, Deputy Foreign Minister Andrei Y. Vishinsky un- expectedly withdrew certain Rus- sian proposals when they met stiff majority opposition. Topping off this trend of events, Vishinsky and Ambassador Ni- colai M. Novikov yesterday head- ed a five-man Russian group which participated along with other U. N. delegates in a solemn pontificial high mass in Roman Catholic St. .Patrick's Cathedral on Fifth Avenue, The Soviet and all other dele- gations had been invited to the mass "to invoke divine guidance upon the deliberations of the gen- eral assembly" several days ago, in the name of Cardinal Spell- man. Against this background of hopes, speculations and forecasts going to rounds of the 51 national delegations gathered here, the as- sembly went into its second week today with a packed calendar of 10 speeches and several commit- tee meetings. Among the coun- tries to be heard from were two of the Big and China. Representatives of Egypt, Sau- di Arabia and Syria are among the scheduled speakers today, and some possibility was seen that one of the trip might raise the highly touchy question of Palestine. There are now vet- erans on the rolls of the Veterans' Administration. An acre foot of water, the amount required to cover an acre to the depth of one foot, totals gallons. TH' PESSIMIST nob tm. ROME, Oct. 28. UP) Forty persons were killed in weekend cloudbursts in Sardinia and Tus- cany, Italian uress dispatchers re- ported today. 'Houses collapsed when the storm' hit the prison island of Procida, near Naples. Napoleon ate pickles in the be- lief they made his healthy. If a lot o' us wuz honest with ourselves we'd discover we're flat-headed instead o' level-headed, as we like t' think. Who recollects that ol' say- in' "a dollar is a   

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