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   Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - November 14, 1946, Ada, Oklahoma                             ,orhim Avrraf Orlobrr Paid Circulation 8601 Mfmbrr: Audit Ilurrau of Circulation THE ADA EVENING NEWS FINAL EDITION 43rd 180 Legislators Caucus Today At Capitol Most House Posts Already Determined, Senate Still To Settle Several OKLAHOMA CITY, Nov. Legislators from the foui corners of Oklahoma gathered today for caucuses to or- ganize the twenty-fifth legisla- :j.-e which meets in January, al- though selection of presiding of- ficers will be a mere formality. Both state Sen. James C. Nance of Purcell and Rep. Ray- mond Board of Boise Cily claim- ed n-.o.-c than enough support to be elected president pro tcm- po.-e and speaker, respectively, no opposition had appeared Speculation today centered up- on the position of senate floor leader, with Homer Paul, presi- dent pro tcmpore in the twen- tieth session, drawing most prom- inent mention. Also reported un- der consideration are Perry Por- ter of Miami and Bill Logan of Lawton. The word of Gov. -elect Roy J. Turner will probably settle the leader race, since the of- iicer represents the administra- tion before the senate. House democrats, in a session at 1 30 a.m.. are expected to give routine confirmation to Board as speaker, Claude Thompson of as speaker pro tcmpore. sr.d R. Rhys Evans of Ardmorc as r.ior lender. t'ic mos" part, the clniir- inan the important house com- m already have been select- ed w.th the exception of the im- port; nt education committee. In the senate, only the post of president pro tcmpore appeared to be finally settled this morning. The remainder of the senate's top leadership will probably be deter- mined tt a caucus at 4 p.m. Turner is expected to attend the .Cessions, possibly in company with outgoing Gov. Robert S. Kc-.-r. Could This Be In California? Hail, Snow, Hecvy Rains Plague Los Angeles Area LOS ANGELES, Nov. downpours, accompanied by brilliant lightning flashes and almost defeating thunder, struck the metropolitan area early today as crews prepared to start'mop- ping up damage from a three-day storm, one of the worst on record this early in the season. Rain totals in the suburbs rock- eted as high as 6.58 inches in fashionable San Marino. Even Long Beach, on the normally dry soacoast, reported 5.56 inches. Phis compared with a mark of .20 for the entire season to date a year ago. Los Angeles' figure was 4.54 inches. Winds up to 57 miles per hour whipped beach cities; snow fell to a depth of five feet at the Los Angeles county playground of Big Pines. Mountain roads were buried in snow and slush; high- ways were washed out and mud- covered; bridges weakened. Hail pelted Hollywood in the early morning, and Beverly Boulevard was covered with a white blanket for some minutes before rain molted it. Two were counted dead, one by automobile and another by drowning, and the disappearance of a Western Air Lines plane with 11 aboard also was directly attributed to the weather. J.C. PenneTvisifs Local Store For Two Days This Week Founder of Vast Retail Chain Buys Angus Cattle, Is Banqueted While Here J. C. Penney, founder of the nationwide retail organization that bears his name and former chairman of its board of directors the Ada ADA, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 1946 94TH BIRTHDAY COMING UP: Mrs. Martha Truman, mother of the president, poses for her pre-birthday picture at her home in 25 neSSrl' WU1 b6 94 yeai'S Thunder-birds Registering As 45 Division' Reunion Launched Some Laborife Members Now In "Revolt FIVE CENTS THE COPY visited and Wednesday. Although the leadership issue v.-i'.l doubtless be- settled for good i today, formal election of the of fieers will not come until latei Jince legally the Twentieth Ltfgis which convened in 1945, i The congenial retail master- mind's second interest has been for years farming and ranching, good j Wednesday's dispersion sale :.n existence. Seminole Area Has Walkout of Two Oil Worker Groups SEMIN-OLE. Okla.. Nov. federal conciliator was re- ported en route here today to s-eek to .settle a walkout of 150 cabJe drillers and tool dressers who have been idle in this area Tuesday midnight. The walkout, occurred follow- rns a hreakdou-n of negotiations hf.ween contractors and the In- Oil Workers Union 'CIO: C. M. Massengale. Inter- nal i n n n 1 CIO representative, termed the walkout "100 percent effective." Massengale added that a cam- paign will be launched to organ- ire oil field labor in the area "from one end to the other." Most of the cable crews are and some have been working without contracts for weli-serving and drilling con- tractors and firms. The crews had begun a campaign for higher wages, and left their jobs declar- ing that some contractors had rc- f-secl to bargain collectively. Ma.sf.engale said about 26 con- t.-aciars are involved in the dis- pute. One drilling contractor, who vould not allow use of his name, declared the contractors are caught in a switch." drilling under contracts with the operators, and most con- '.ra-.-to: are paying about all they in consideration of the arr.o-in' p.'iid by the operators for cir he said. "I don't know v. he'.her the operators will willing to pay any more, but not much the" contractors ran do if not." of the world's finest Angus cattle by Chas. T. Bates and Sons, Penney purchased 24 head for to place on his Hamilton, Missouri ranch. He is also a breeder of Guernsey dairy cattle and Porcheron draft horses. last Here in 1935 This is Penney's first return to Ada since Nov. IS, 1935, when he was touring a number of Okla- homa Penney stores. Mr. and Mrs. Baublits took Mr Penney to Oklahoma City Wed- J. C. Penney nesday, stopping (o visit the Pen- ney Co. establishment at Shaw- lee. J. C. Penney was guest of icmor Wednesday night at a sur- prise dinner-dance at the Skirvin Tower for Jesse James, manager >f the Oklahoma City store, who elebrales his 25th anniversary of joining the company. S. M. Baublits, local manager, gave a banquet at p.m. Tues- day, to honor the distinguished Kites I and founder of the vast re- tail chain. The dinner was attend- ed by id! the employes, Mr. and Mrs. S. M. Baublits, and Mr. and Mrs. Plume of Ardmore. Pljine is manager of the Penney -re union seeks a scale of S1.G5 store at Ardmore. in hou- for drillers and for tii'f-fSfrs, an increase of '15-50 and 25-30 fur Betfan 44 Years Ago The Penney organization began at Kemrnerer, Wyoming, 44 years with a total capital of in a little 20x40 building. The ir.in- LaGuardia Slaps Foreign Offices Hits At International Bank, World Health Board By SIGRID ARNE LAKE -SUCCESS, N. Y., Nov. F. H. LaGuardia, direc- tor-general of UNRRA, dealt a sharp criticism at "certain foreign offices" and at some United Na- tions agency work today and then told the U. N. assembly's 51-mem- ber committee on economics: "Unless you gentlemen are here to make good your promises we might as well pack up and go home." He singled out the "certain for- eign the international bank and the world health organi- zation for criticism. The former New York mayor appeared before the committee to answer questions on a 000 program he porposed Monday to care for ten nations which have been aided by UNRRA and which now appear to be without pros- pects of outside aid UNRRA stops operations this December in Europe and next March in Asia. La Guardia's plan to carry those j nations through 1947 when world food supplies will continue short i would set up an international fund to purchase foods and medi- cal supplies. His proposal was apparently re- jected last: Tuesday in Washing- ton by Assistant Secretary of State Dean Acheson, who said the American government was against any more international re- lief Davison Due To Be Vice (hief Justice Hurst To Be Elevated To Chief Justiceship Return of Division Colors To Be Tonight, Presenta- tion by Gov. Kerr OKLAHOMA CITY, Nov. 14 The first Thunderbird to register for the reunion of the 45th Division today was Lt. Floyd Craft of Muskogee. But many others quickly fol- lowed him as soldiers who fought in France and Germany gathered for the first; get-together of the famed since the war ended. Craft now is a tactical officer at the Fort Sill officer candidate school. He was an air observer with the 160th Field Artillery of the 45th. The first official program is scheduled for return of the division colors. Gov. Rob- ert S. Kerr will make the presen- tation and a color guard from Fort Sill will assist in the cere- monies. Business sessions will be held Friday and Saturday mornings. A memorial service for the killed in battle will be held Fri- day afternoon. In charge of the service will be two former chap- lains of the division the Rev. Frank Eugene' now a stu- dent at Oklahoma A. and M. 'Col- lege and the Rev. Leroy Raley, Shawnee. rr Demand Socialist Foreign Policy for Britain; Rebels Now Number 53 LONDON, Nov. teen more labor members of par- liament joined a "revolt" against the Attlee government today, de- manding a socialist foreign policy to prevent what a resolution called an otherwise inevitable :onflict between American capi- talism and Soviet communism." The labor party rebels num- Jered at least 53. Another 20 la- Jor MPs were opposing the gov- ernment over peacetime military conscription. -Labor holds about a two to one majority over the con- servatives in the 640-seat house. Each group of dissidents, con- titutmg the first real crack in abor solidarity since Winston .nurcnill wa pereh that the company lost STl.fiOO.OOfi the first three quar- ''.-.f of this year before possible lax rebates. In n speech prepared for deliv- ery t.cforo the Jefferson City t-r.un.ber of commerce, breech de- cared that when "management ..H employes last December tr.it n would have to lose, after wage increases, somc- in 1S46 it community appreciated the fair trade practices of Penney and his partner, E. C. Sams. Under the founder's guidance the organization has grown until OKLAHOMA CITY, Nov. 14 S. Hurst of Paw- nee, now vice chief justice of the stale supreme court, is duo to be elevated to ''the chief justiceship in January if the court follows its customary procedure of rota- tion in the position. Hurst would succeed Tomas L. Gibson, Muskogeo, who became chief justice two years ago at the same time the Pawnee judge was elected vice chief-justice. Gibson will remain on court. Justice Denver Davison of Ada is expected to become vice chief justice. Hurst has been a member of the supreme court for 10 years. He Oklahoma Increasing cloud- and somewhat warmer to- r.iRht: light rain Friday except pan handle and possible south central late tonight; cooler Fri- day. sight of the true relationship be- tween himself and his customers, and sees money as first and last instead of seeing it as a by-prod- uct of performing an essential service." The Ada store was opened on August 29, 1925, and has the dis- tinction of operating the entire time under one manager, S. M. Baublits, one of leading cit- UN1TED veto issue was due to be uired in the U. S. political committee. A sug- gestion that the Security Council itself rework its rules to restrict use of the veto was reported pre- pared by Sen.' Tom Connally CD- U. S. delegate. become presiding judge of the criminal court of appeals, suc- ceeding Dick Jones, who will re- main on the court. The position, under the usual custom, would go this year to the northern district member, but that judge will be serving his first term, and likely will wait two or four years for his turn to head the court. The northern district judge- lect is John Brett, who will suc- ceed Judge Thomas H. Doyle, de- feated in the primary. That change in personnel will be the only one on thu state's two appeals courts this year. The other two criminal court judges are holdovers, and the three su- preme court members whose terms expire all won re-election. Training Courses For (ubbers Soon Three Sessions Planned For Cubmasters, Pack Comrnitteemen, Parents Casper Duffer, training chair- man, and Bob Hoehn, Cub com- missioner for Pontotoc district, announces a three-session train- ing course for Cubbers'in Ponto- toc District for next week. The first session will be on Monday night, November 18, the second on the next night, Tuesday, and the third will be on Friday night, Noveniber 22. All sessions will be held in the Fellowship Hall of the First Methodist, church in Ada. The Arbuckle Council has re- cently purchased the Cubbing film and it will be shown on each of the nights. The group will be divided into three division, Cubmaster, Pack Committee and fathers, Den mothers and mothers with a com- petent leader for each division. All leaders and parents of Cub age boys should attend these training sessions. Truman To Fly To Florida For Rest Expects It To Be Hit Loit Chance For Week's Vacation For Some Time WASHINGTON, Nov. Truman will fly to Florida Sunday for a week's va- cation at Key West, the White House announced today. Mr. Truman will-trave.l aboard the president's special-'four-en- gmed plane. In announcing the plans, Press Secretary Charles G. Ross told reporters "this is a rest trip." Ross said it may be the last op- portunity Mr. Truman will have to get away for that long a period for some time. He will be accompanied by (Jlark Clifford, presidential coun- sel; Brig. Gen, Wallace H. Gra- Rep. Rankin And Astronomer In Row Before Committee Shapley Says Rankin Seized His Statement From Him And Tore It WASHINGTON, Nov. closed-door session of the house committee on un-American activities broke up today with Acting Chairman Rankin (D- Miss) declaring he will seek to have Dr. Harlow Shapley, Har- vard University astronomer cited for contempt. Dr. Shapley countered through his attorney with n charge of "technical declaring Rankin had "forcibly seized" a prepared statement from him and torn it. Rankin told reporters he had never seen a witness treat a committee with more contempt." He said Dr. Shapeley had refused to answer questions or produce subpoenaed documents. Shapley Angered Thomas H. Eliot of Boston, at- torney for the Harvard scientist, said Shapley was called on to pro- duce, records of four organiza- tions: The CIO-PAC, the Nation- al Citizens Political Action Com- mittee, the Joint Anti-Fascist Refugee Committee, and the In- dependent Citizens Committee of the Arts, Sciences and Profes- Capt C L FreemS I ShaPley- flushsd and obviously sKlPP." angry, declined to talk with re- porters as he left the hearing room. Eliot said that both he and Shapley's secretary, Miss. Nelly Thomas, were ordered out of the OIney Man Buys Purebred Shorthorn A purebred Shorthorn bull carrying some of the most famous bloodlines of the breed, arrived this week for the herd of Lee Morrison of Olncy, from the American Royal Centennial Shorthorn sale, held last month in Kansas City. It was .the first sale of breeding Shorthorns at the American Royal show in some 15 years; 47 head went into seven1 states for an average of with the top of the sale going for a cow bred to the world's record priced beef bull, the Su- preme Champion Shorthorn im- ported from Scotland last spring. The top bull sold at; The Morrison bull is a grand- son of another imported supreme champion; he was grand cham- pion at Houston and El Reno and reserve champion at Oklahoma City this year in his class. the presidential yacht Williams- burg, and Ross. During his seven-day stay at Key West the president will oc- cpy the quarters of the naval base commandant. Ross said the president "may _or may not go fishing now and will if the spirit moves him." Thus far there is no set pro- grain, Ross added. Rent Control Not Limited fo Ada, Officials Remind Rent control regulations which went into effect in the Pontotoc- Garvin-Ssminole county area this 'month are notr limited to citieji. _ That is the statement of offi- cials in the local rent control of- fice, who remind residents of smaller communities and rural areas that rental .units there must be registered, and their rent levels conform to the regula- tions the same as- those in Ada. The regulations also cover ho- tels, rooming houses, tourist camps, the office announces. Registration of rental units with the office here has been in progress since early this month and in the next few weeks rep- resentatives from the Ada of- fice will be in Garvin and Sem- inole counties to assist residents of those counties in registering rent properties. T VJ hat, forgotten its representative capacity and its obligations undei the charter to act on behalf of all other members." Hansen Speaks To Schoolmen of City Problems and Plans Members of the Pontotoc Uounly Schplmasters club 50 strong, enjoyed a meal and n 31-ogram Wednesday niplit nt Lattn school nnd accepted an in- vilntion to Fittstown for the De- cember 11 meeting. The meal came first; Mrs. Wayne Smith and Mrs. E E Thompson cooked it and Mrs. Malcolm Stefinll assisted in serv- ing it. The food came from tin; school locker and was prepared and served as the ilnily hot lunch program is served to pupils. A. R. Wallace, Adn junior principal and new president of the club, presided at the meet- ing, at which the music depart- ment of Latta high presented girls' quartet and solo numbers Mayor C. F. Spencer of Ada a teacher at East Central college introduced W. E. Hansen, for the past month city manager of Ada who praised the job done by school people and their friends in securing passage of school im- provement amendments in the recent election. He outlined some legal handi- caps cities face in listed some of the By FRANCIS W. CARPENTER LAKE SUCCESS, N. Y., Nov. 14. Taking cognizance of what one delegate termed a "few public expressions of the United Nations Atomic Ener- gy Commission plunged today into intensive work on a report to be delivered to the U. N Se- curity Council by Dec. .11. A member of the French dele- gation, whoso chief. Alexandre Parodi, became president of the commission today in the: monthlv rotation, saifl that the report would at least announce "pro- gress" on the work of the com- nission so far. He indicated that the exact re- commendation to bo made would lepond on the nature of develop- between now and the date of the report. It was authoritatively revealed that the political committee of the commission has virtually com- pleted informal discussions on the first phase of a three-fold mission entrusted to it in September. The delegates have practically finished work on the considera- tion of controls to prevent diver- sion of atomic energy. Next thov will tackle the probfem of dcslinc operations. The third phase they were asked to discuss is that of arbitrary seizure of a plant producing atomic energy by a nation which might be intent on war. Members of the United States delegation viewed the commission action yesterday as a distinct ad- vance. The commission bv vote of 10 to 0, with Russia and Poland ab- staining, decided to rnakr the re- port to the Security Council by The Russian delegate, Dr S P Alexandrov, said he lind not soon the proposal until the commission net and he was not prepared to vote. The commission also decided Committee No. 2, which is llie technical name of the political group, should submit a draft of such a reporl, or a part of it, to the commission by Dec. 20. Big Gef-Togefher Moit People of Commun- ity Present at Commercial Club's Dinner, Program An outstanding occasion of the ear nl Hoff wns n turk.'v din- er and program Muntliiv night potjsoruti bv the Hofr Comnvr- cull club. Most of the people Of Hoff were present. The program opened with In- formal singing of the soncs of 1918; girls of the Roff High Oklahoma, regualtions being put into effect here to make impersonal and effective rules affording traffic safety, em- ployment of workmen with no favors and fairness to all, health milk situation and. replying to questions, spoke on measures planned for restoration of Ada's downtown room by Rankin, but he said ''Khting and traffic signnl lights, Shapley had told him what hap- pened during the stormy session. The Harvard professor started to read a prepared statement and began tearing off some penciled notes he had written on the bot- tom of one sheet, Eliot said. At that point, he went on, Rankin snachcd the paper from Shnplcy's hand. Reads Statement Shapley then left the room, Eliot continued, and conferred with him. Eliot said he advised Shapley not to proceed unless Rankin agreed that the committee record include a "record of this technical assault." Eliot said Shapley then read this statement to the committee: "I want the record to show that I was ready to give the com- mittee the statement which I read. There, is no reason to give to the committee any statement which was not read. Congressman Ran- kin forcibly seized the manuscript out of by hand, tearing it. This assault must be recorded in the records of this committee. Until this statement I now made is ac- cepted and made a part of the record of this hearing I cannot answer any further questions." provision for adequate residential section lighting, discussed the milk problem further. He asked the teachers to re- gard city and rural problems as mutual, as each affects the other and they ha.ve much in common, particularly in preparinp; today's students for a higher level of capability and skill's to do n bet- ter job in years ahead than those in charge are now doing. Sand Springs Man Victim of Polio Helena Bonds Approved OKLAHOMA CITY, Nov. Mac Q. William- son, today approved a civic improvement bond issue for Helena. It includes for fire equipment, for water works extension and for Read The News Classified Ads. street equipment. v1 TULSA, Okla.. Nov. I William E. Hollis, 21, of Sand 1 Springs, who spent the last five months in an iron lung combat- ing the effects of infantile paraly- sis, succumbed to the malady at a Tulsa hospital last night. Hollis, a war veteran, was stricken with polio in July while attending Oklahoma A. col- lege at Still water. He was brought to a Tulsa hospital, whore his plight attracted wide public at- tention when his condition re- quired an iron lung and none was available. The American Womens Volunteer Service quickly pur- chased a machine for his use. Attendants said Hollis improved placed in the lung and even planned to continue col- lege studies until his condition grew worse this week. He is sur- vived by five brothers and sisters. school glee .club sane several numbers. The Women's Society of Chris- tian Service served a delicious meal of turkeys with trimmings Hex O. Morrison of Ada enter- tained with his program of ma- gic and humor and Dr. Chnrlos F. Spencer. East Central State college, gave an interesting talk on perils now facing this na- tion. Other out of town guost.i were Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Med- Joek of Ada, Mr. and .Mrs. Jim Bruce of Mansfield nnd Mrs A D. Coon of Ada. Those in charge sold 1.10 tick- ets nnd 120 of the ticket holders were present. Ccn. Franks Kcacl Nov. -Funeral Ki-rvices will at >orl. Myrr, Vii., this afternoon for Brig. Gen. John B. Frnnka, former deputy quartermaster general of the army, whn died yesterday at Waller Hi.-ed hospital after an illness of several months. Burial will be in Arlington ccmi'lcry. Greater rulurns for amount In- vested. Ada News W.-int Ads. L TH' PESSIMIST Speakin' o' unsettled con- you ever try siltin1 down front with th' children in a picture show? Don't be afraid f say some- thin' good about won't hurt you.   

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