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Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - November 11, 1946, Ada, Oklahoma Contemplation of Hie awful cost of the present peace brings hope that for many years to com. we will hove to look backward only toward on Armistice Doy, not longingly oh.od for onoth.r Avrraje Net Oi lobrr Paid Circulation 8601 Member: Audit llurcau of Circulation FINAL EDITION 43rd 177 ADA, OKLAHOlVfA, MONDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 1946 FIVE CENTS THE COPY It Remember Me1 Remember me when the peace bells toll For I won't be there when they call the roll I fell in the desert and there I lay A tribute to peace and a better day When you are drinking from a cool spring Remember me, I once drank from a spring How I dreamed of its life giving flow As I laid in the desert watching dust clouds blow. Remember me when the peace bells toll For I won't be there when they call the roll I fei] in Italy on a mountain high I knew that this could be my time to die But I thought perhaps I might be spared To live again with mom and dad who really cared So remember me when you go whistling down the street In the shade of the village elms in their rows so neat. Remember me when the peace bells loll For I won't be there when they call the roll I fell on the white sand of a Pacific beach Amid the shambles left by the mortar shells' screech And as life's picture ebbed out with the tide 1 thought of home and family by the fireside So remember me when you are in the quiet of the park I used to enjoy sitting there in the dark Watching the stars leap frog the clouds I was not the type that enjoyed the crowds. Remember me when the peace bells toll For I won't be there when they call the roll 3 fell in Normandy in the muck and snow As we battled for the hedges row after row The thing that kept me going was the thought That o'er and beyond those hedges was the peacfe we sought So remember me when you're fishing on a shady stream Letting the hours glide leisurely by as in a dream How I enjoyed lying on the bank gazing into the sky Not knowing my fate was to fight, bleed and die On some distant battle-field so far away To purchase peace, liberty, honor and a better day. Remember me when the peace bells toll For I won't be there when they call the roll I fell from the skies in the roar of smoke and flame A sacrifice given by one who was not to blame For all the misery and woe that had befallen men Destroying their homes and cities by bombs' flash and din So remember me when you stroll across the campus It seems only yesterday that I arose there with the dawn To begin my studies for an earthly career That ended so abruptly with the goal so near. Remember me when the peace bells loll For I won't be there when they call the roll I went down fighting the battle of the seas And as the enemy knocked us to our knees We fought back until we cornered him in his lair And stripped him of his power to spoil and snare So remember me when you're home enjoying the folks Its not long since 1 was at the Corner Drug drinking cokes And visiting my old cronies and friends But now that's all over and my story ends. Remember me when the peace bells toll For I won't be there when they call the roll I was a chaplain who went down with the Dorchester out life belts to others as a parting gesture Fulfilling the law of love as God would have it be In spite of self, torpedoes, storm and sea So remember me and my God some Sunday morn When the sun rays shine through the Church windows t adorn The truth that greater love hath no man Than a man lay down his life for his friends. C. Wilson. U. S. OBSERVES ARMISTICE DAY Ada Joins In Celebration Parade and Program Mark Day; Many Remember Wild Jubilation of 1918 Ada's observance of Armis- tice Day, 28 years after that first wildly jubilant celebration, was carried out quietly, with a par- ade and program recognizing the historic past, the vital pres- ent and the stern demands of the future. "With crateful -irrl ed here in Truman Calls For Restraint Both Parties Must Omit Tampering with Public Interest for Partisan Advantage By ERNEST B. VACCARO WASHINGTON, Nov. President Truman called upon both democrats and republicans today to exercise "wisdom and re straint" in operation of the gov- ernment .under divided party con trol. _ He told the nation that the par- ties must examine their respective positions "with stern and critica Russia Denies Any Veto Plans Over U.N. Trusteeships Soys Britain Hat Violated U. N. Charter, Rejects American Proposal By MAX HAKKIXSOV 1.AKK SL'fCKSS, N. Y., Nov. Ku.ssin denied today that she had any intention of injecting the "veto" into Unit- ed Nations trustee-ships, but flatly rejected an American proposal would sidestep a show- down on this controversial issuo. _ Soviet Ambassador Nikolai V. Novikov. in an hour-long speech before the assembly's Trusteeship committee, charged Great Britain had violated the U. charter by not submitting a trusteeship agreement for Pales- Tine declared that American statements on trusteeship were cor.trndK'lorv." Without making any direct ref- most of tht' l- ;S' to Thc s Weather of Nation Deals Out Snow And One Tornado Upper Plains States Cov- ered; Louisian Storm Kills One, Injures Two "y The Asunclaljid Pren A heavy blanket of some places as much as 16 inches some portions of the upper plain states today and in the south at least one pe'rson was dead after an unseasonable tor- nado. The tornado, which struck in Pointe Coupee parish of Loui- siana, killed a negro and injured two mother and her baby. All telephone communica- tion with the community was broken. In other parts of Loui- siana, rain and some winds were, noted, with Baton Rouge report- ing n wind velocity of 40 miles an hour. Unseasonably warm weather had been reported over place the former Japanese man- dates under a "strategic area Continued on Page 2 Column 4) WEATHER Fair tonight and Tuesday: temperatures 20-25 northwest, 27- '.'2 c-sst and south: rising temper- atures Tuesday afternoon. .now covered Colorado, Nebraska, Iowa, South Dakota, central Minnesota and northern memberance of those who died in combat, both in the World War II and World War Mayor Frank Spencer told a crowd' of about 200 persons who gathered al the McSwain theater Monday morning to participate in an American Legion sponsored Ar- mistice Day program. The invocation was delivered by Rev. Mitchell Epperson fol- lowed by two musical numbers presented by the East Central Concert Singers. Gold Star -Mothers Presented Mrs. Bert Dorsey. head of the Gold Star Mothers, presented Mrs. H. D. Harbcson, head of the Gold Star Mothers' group in Al- len, who presented Mrs. J. B. Davis, Mrs. Hubert Pegg, Mrs. Mclvin Whenler, Mrs. Thad Ubanks and Mrs. R. P. Autery, all _Allen Gold Star Mothers or their representative. Gold Star Mothers of World War I include Mrs. J. D. Colting- ham, Mrs. Mary Ann Estill, Mrs, Sam Felton, Mrs. C. C. Ray. Mrs. Maggie Kuykendall, Mrs. 'Betty Rogers and Mrs. E. W. Whisen- hunt. Gold Star Sister present were Mrs. Harold Constant and Mrs E. H, Schroeder and Gold Stai Wife was Mrs. Delia 'Bedford. Gold Star Mother of World War II include Mrs. Bob Ger- man, Mrs. E. C. Hearn, Mrs. Adi Conger, Mrs. J. C. Mrs Wannatta Hurley, Mrs. E. C Peay, Mrs. p. C. Kimbrough, Mrs Henry A. Eischield, Mrs. Tena A Brown and Mrs. S. S. Williams Mrs. Mary Garden was the only Gold Star Sister present. Gold Star Wives include Mrs. J B. Blackburn. Mrs. Ruth Hearn. Mrs. Mary Lea Worsham, Mrs! Myrtle Morgan, Mrs. H. P. Sugg, Mrs. H. C. Gevinn and Mrs. S. E. Large. District Judge Hoyt Driskill introduced Mayor Spencer, who told how 28 years ago the Ger- mans surrendered to American might and how there was a re- currance of the admitted defeat one and a half years ago. "Many of you remember the day when a messenger arrived with bad news and today is ting- ed wilh some of that sorrow that was felt on that Mayor Spencer said. "We Are Fortunate" He told the group, particularly the Gold Star Mothers, that those who died -gloriously no matter if it was in ugly fox- holes or a watery death, "We are fortunate, look at (Continued on Page 2, Column 6) Area Gets First Killing Frost 01 This Fall Season Ice and a killing frost made Sunday night distinctive for this fall, for it was the first such frost this area has recorded since last winter. The temperature got down to 30 degrees and Monday morning ice was found as thick as a quarter of an inch on exposed water. Frost was in evidence on house tops and across lawns and fields. The night was clear and with little wind and the temperature drop from a of 67 .........____ came quietly and unexpectedly, I insisted that formal convocation It followed a Saturday which of 'the assembly would signal the analysis" to exclude any attemp1 "to tamper with the public inter- est in order to achieve personal or partisan advantage." Mr. Truman said in a statement read to his news conference thai the democratic defeat in last Tuesday's elections "does not al- ter our domestic or foreign inter- ests or problems." He reminded that "in foreign affairs we have a well-charted course to follow." The president declared he knew of no resignations planned by members of his cabinet and said that Charles G. Ross will contmue as his press secretary. The text of Mr. Truman's state- ment; "The people have elected a re- publican majority to the senate and to the house of representa- tives. Under our constitution the congress is the lawmaking body. The people have chosen to .en- trust the controlling voice in this branch of our government to the republican party. I accept their verdict in the spirit in which all good citizens accept the result of any fair election. "At the same time and under the same constitution, the duties and responsibilities of the chief executive and of the executive branch of the government are en- trusted to me and my associates. Difficulties Threaten "Our government is founded upon the constitutional principle that the three .branches of the government are independent of each other.-Under this principle' our country has prospered and grown creat. I should be less than candid, however, if.I omitted to state that the present situation threat s difficulties. "Only by the exercise of wis- dom and restraint and the con- THREE-IN-ON-PANTS: R9bert E. Hughes, 710-pounder of Bay- lis, III., is an amply-proportioned gentleman. So out-sized arc his trousers, in fact, that they can comfortably accommodate three normal sized young ladies. (Continued on Page 3 Column 4) Chinese Communist Tempers Flare Over New Charges Claim Government Troops Violate Cease-Fire Order Near Yenan By HAROLD K. MILKS NANKING, Nov. 11, ening of the national assembly, called by Chiang Kai-Shek for tomorrow to establish an all-par- ty government for China, has "two or three Nine Fatalities In State Weekend Traffic Crashes By The Associated Prcsf Nine., persons were killed on Oklahoma over the weekend, bringing the year's to-; al traffic death .toll to 437 106 more than for the comparable eriod in 1945. For the month, 15 persons died i traffic accidents, one more than for November last year. A head-on automobile collision yesterday near Vinita.caused the t'.eath of Willia-i Paul Roberton, T2, Springfield, Mo., and critically injured his grandmother, Mrs. Ad- die Atkinson, 65, Springfield. The pair was driving from Phoenix, Arizona to Springfield when the accident occurred. Ben Duane Hockman, 22t uni- versity of Oklahoma student from Carnegie, Okla.. killed yester- day when a car in which he was riding ran off the road, hit a cul- vert and overturned. George Glenn McCulloch, 26, also an OU student from Okmul- gee, who was driving, is in a ser- ious condition in an Okmulgee hospital. One person was killed, two other seriously injured and four more suffered minor hurts when Official Vote May Not Be Known Now Before Nightfall OKLAHOMA CITY, Nov. 11, state election board's canvass of votes cast in last Tuesday's general election was Hearing completion today and J. William secretary, said he hoped to have .the final tally in all races by nightfall. Complete, official returns have been received from 75 .of 77 counties, leaving only Adair and Cimarron counties to be heard from.' The Cimarron county election board certified votes cast in state office races but failed to report the congression- al vote and those cast upon the four initiated school measures. "We are expecting complete returns from Adair and Cimar- ron counties today and we are hoping to complete the canvass without further Cordell said. With all office races apparent- ly settled by official tabulations, principal interest today continu- ed to center on the better school amendments. Their adoption or defeat cannot .be determined un- til the state erection board coun- 's completed, The state school leaders, how- Free Economy Labor and Management Now Hold Key lo U. S. Economic future As Controls Go By MARVIN ARROWSMITII WASHINGTON, Nov. Labor and management free of government curbs after five years held the key to America's economic future as Presi- dent Truman heaped the junk pile with wage and price controls. Only ceilings on vents, sugar and rice survived Die chief execu- tive's sweeping decontrol action. And fcJeral officials termed rent increases "inevitable." In killing off all other controls in a week-end order, Mr. Truman Begin Era Of JrURian Heads "I am convinced that their fur- th.r continuance would do the nation's economy more harm than good." At the same time the chief ex- ecutive placed "squarely upon management and labor" the "res- ponsibility" for economic stability. His decontrol edict brought im- mediate promises from industry and business leaders that prices will be held at reasonable levels a period of adjustment. But .some of these leaders tem- pered their pledges with a big "if if wage demands don't upset the applecart. From labor unions, many of which already arc seeking higher oay to offset living cost increases, there was nothing but silence on .he president's action. On the coal, steel, auto and their car overturned after hitting ever, claimed victory for the newsmen today. This was announced as com- munist tempers flared anew over allegations that government troops in violation of the new cease-fire order were menacing the Red capital of Yenan, and as third-party representatives urged postponement of the ses- sion until the end of the month in the hope of reaching an agree- rnent with the communists be- forehand. Earlier responsible govern- ment officials had predicted the assembly would convene in an nformal preparatory session to- norrow was scheduled. This was taken as a compro- mise settlement to permit both sides to save face. The gener- alissimo has declared there would be no 'further postpone- ment, and the communists have a mud hole in the highway near Okeene Saturday night. Dead was the driver, Raymond Earl Kopf, 18, Homestead, Okla. Irma Jean Edsall, 17, Southern, and James Kopf, 25, bro- of the driver, were in an Okeene hospital in serious condi- tion. In Oklahoma City, a collision Saturday night between a truck and automobile resulted in the death of Wilbur Pinkston, 27, Ok- lahoma City. He was riding in the truck. Four other persons were killed in traffic accidents Friday night and early Saturday. dashed 64 of a inch of rain on the city in a brief downpour ac- companied by has. already inches here. hail. November registered 5.02 Sunday morning a light show- er fell here about Sunday School time, and the temperature began slipping downward. By The Associated Press Freezing weather dipped into Oklahoma as far as Oklahoma City overnight for the first time this season. A low of 30 degrees was reach- ed in Oklahoma overnight. Wisconsin. .Moving eastward, the I Official freezing temperatures storm went into upper Michigan and was expected to bring rain to New York and the New Eng- land states today In Colorado a cold wave fol- lowed the two-day snowstorm, which taken 13 lives. Tem- peratures r.-H lo the 20's, causing additional concern among stock- men who said approximated 000 cattle were snow-bound on (Continued on Page 2 Column 4) end4 of peace negotiations. It was understood that formal sessions would begin if and when the communists and third party delegates could be persuad- ed to participate. _ The communists, who have in- sisted that military forces revert to their positions as of last Jan. 33 before the assembly is called, angrily protested today that na- tionalists armies already were violating Chiang's cease-fire or- at noon grouping for a possible attack on the Red capital of Yenan in Shensi province.' Meanwhile government auth- reported overnight included Guy- government autn- mon with 23 Sunday and 23 recaP- Monday, Elk City 27, Ponca City ftnre off northern sec- J lion of the Peipmg Hankow 28, Waynoka 27. and Tulsa 32. The statewide forecast calls for fair skies and cold overnight, with temperatures near freezing, then increasing cloudiness with it growing warmer in the east and southern portions while a cold front begins moving into the state in the northwest. railroad, vital link between north and central China, after two and one-half months of fighting. Named "The the ship is 150 feet long with a top speed of 62 miles per hour and ceiling of feet, the broadcast said. Read The News Classified Ads. Sharp Cold Hits Colorado Region Stockmen Concerned About Snow-Bound Cattle DENVER, Nov. cold wave following a two-day snow storm which cost 13 lives sent temperatures generally through- out Colorado, into the twenties last night and caused additional concern among stockmen who re- ported approximately snow bound cattle on the ranges. Unless an extreme cold snap is experienced, however, it was felt generally animals would survive although shrinkage probably would be substantial. four Oklahoma education associa- tion-sponsored measures, and the prediction may prove a safe one if the total vote does not exceed Fcrman Phillips, OEA manag- er, reported that a county-by- county survey made by the or- ganization showed a total vote oE On that basis, all four measures carried with safe majorities. He reported this "yes" vote on the four propositions: several other fronts there is plenty of potential trouble if man- igcment and labor deadlock as .hey did a few months back. While the unions said nothing, the United Stales Chamber of Commerce called on labor to "ex- rcise "self-restraint" in wage de- mands and in the use of the strike weapon to enforce wage de- mands." Sees Downward Trend And Robert R. Wason, president of the National Association of Manufacturers, declared that prices, after n temporary rise, "will be adjusted downward un- der restored competitive condi- unless industry costs are forced up "by another round of wage demands." Mr. Truman's order wiped price ceilings off building materials as well as scores of other items, in- cluding clothing, automobiles, furniture, paper, steel and other metals. Officials of the national housing agency, which fought elimination of building material controls, ex- pressed doubt that the sales lid on new homes'can be held for long, although NHA chief Wilson Wyatl has voiced de- termination to do so. May Push Rental Building One NHA official told a repor- ter, however, that the "only sal- vation" of the veterans housing program may be in a "big drive" the agency plans to encourage construction of new homes for rent. This is prompted by n belief that sales prices may become pro- hibitive. The Associated General Con- tractors of America called for re- moval of controls on prices of new housing, saying this would speed up construction, As for rents on existing dwell- ings, the concensus of government officials is that there will have to be increases, as was hinted by Mr. Truman himself in .hfse words: "It may be that some adjust- Observance Visits Tomb of Unknown Soldier; Martial Color In Some of Celebrations WASHINGTON, Nov. President Truman tod.-iy laid a wreath in homugu to UK? nation's heroic dead and de.darod this country is striving for a ponce that will prevent fighting a third time for the same ideals. At nearby Arlington cemetery, Mr. Truman led the nation's Ar- mistice Day observance by plac- ing a wreath of on the tomb of the unknown sol- dier as notables of this rind Allied nations looked on. Then, in the adjoining amphi- theater, he told a gathering: "What we are trying lo do now is to create a peace which will prevent the necessity of our grandchildren fighting a third world war for the same principles for which we stand now, and have always stood." The president said the United States had nothing to gain by the recent war except peart? and no- thing to gain from its internation- al negotiations except peaco. Colors To Guard I'nlts The president handed back symbolically to the various stale.-; the colors which their national guard units carried in the last flags The actual return of the was accomplished in the Question 314 (providing a 15- ment of rents W'M be required." mill special Ques- lion 315 (providing per capi- ta state school Question 316 (giving negro schools a 1-mill building and Question 318 (free If the total vote reaches the mark as predicted earlier, the free textbook bill would lose .by less than votes. But the three other measures be safely adopted. Tishomingo Man Is Painfully Burned J. F. McCartney Injured When Stove Explodes J. F. McCartney, retired Tisho- mingo merchant, is in Valley View hospital recovering from painful second degree burns re- As the state dug itself out of the ceived at his home in Tishomingo !OW stnrm travpl Rtill wnc ni-o_ snow storm travel still was pre- carious on Colorado's highways and in the Walsenburg coal min- ing area.army trucks were buck- ing drifts this morning to bring an expectant mother medical aid. .The coldest spot late last night in the state was at Leadville, high in the rockies, where a one-degree below zero reading was recorded. A Lowry field air rescue plane completed a mercy mission yes- terday, dropping food and fuel oil to eight persons marooned by snow dr.ifts at an Elbert county farm house. The group had been cut off by snow drifts for a week. Greater returns for amount in- vested. Ada News Want Ads. Saturday. A leaky kerosene stove ex- ploded, burning severely his face and shoulders. His condition was first reported only fair, but Mon- day morning the attending phy- sician reported that McCarthy's condition was somewhat im- proved. Not Planning For Cabinet Changes i Truman Doesn't Think Eisenhower About to Re- sign Chief of Staff WASHINGTON, Nov. President Truman said today he plans no changes in his cabinet at this time. He made that statement to his news conference in response to a question. The last cabinet shift came in September when Henry A. Wallace was removed as secre- tary of commerce and replaced by W. Averell Harriman. Mr. Truman said also that he docs not believe there is a bit of foundation to reports that Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower is about to resign as army chief of staff. A reported told the president there are reports Eisenhower plans to quit because he has been unable to obtain clear informa- tion on how much money the war department will be able to spend: The president also was asked whether Leslie Biffle, secretary of the senate, will be made a pres- idential administrative assistant. capitals of the slates today. Mr. Truman recalled that he, loo, was a national guardsman in Ihe fir.sl world war and a mem- ber of the reserve corps since then. "Those two organizations are the fundamental backbone of our national defense program, which we hope to implement with the ground forces of the Uniled he said. "We want that defense pro- gram lo keep the peace." He expressed hope lhat the na- tional guard will continue to "train young men in the inlerest and peace and Ihe welfare of the country." The president was greeted by a 21-gun salute as he drove into the cemetery. Secretary of War Pallerson, Secretary of the Navy Forrestal and other notables, walked with him to the lomb. Afler tups, he proceeded lo amphitheater. Strong Defense Called For In a ceremony al Ihe acnphi- thcaler, following the president's appearance, National American Legion Commander Paul H. Grif- fith called for a strong national defense program, and asserted that "spiritual strength and fight- ing strength" is the formula for insuring American peace and security." Terming spiritual strength the 'first requisite of national de- ho declared "that is why the alien 'isms' that arc sweeping our land have us their first ob- jective our spiritual disarmament by seeking to make disbelievers in America." Griffith said the Legion will propose a "comprehensive" na- tional defense and preparedness program to the new congress, with universal military training as the plan's "backbone." Citizen Committee To Meet Tuesday Several Decisions To Be Made at Meeting Members of the Ada Citizen. Committee arc to meet Tuesday night at at the Aldridge hotel. The meeting is to begin prompt- ly and is to end promptly at 9 o'- clock. Some decisions are lo bo reach- ed about regular meeting times and other matters of concern. W. E. Hansen, city manager, will present and take part in the dis- cussions. The committee is composed of representatives of all civic clubs and various other organizations. Hospital attendants said Mon- Mr. Truman replied that the re- day that he may be able to leave ported would have to talk to Bif- the hospital soon. Water and clean oil will not mix, but water contamination in the presence of soot, lead salts, and other insolubles may cause formation of pasty emulsions which are the starting point of sludge deposits. fie about that. To a question as to whether Chester Bowles, former stabiliza- tion director, may be named am- bassador to Great Britain, Mr. Truman replied, no, not that he knows of. Read The News Classified Adi TH' PESSIMIST Ain't it funny how a man is considered a "good filler'' by nearly he on lh' police force. Who recollects th1 ol' fash- ioned "peek-a-boo" s h i r t- waist th1 more darin' ladies use t' wear?
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