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   Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - December 11, 1951, Ada, Oklahoma                             This Is ad valorem tax paying time. Many property owntrs have already paid, County Treasurer Virgil Hunt reports; If you have not paid, you have until the last of the month to avoid-paying a penalty 9534 Avtrm OCT. Net ClrcuUUon THE ADA EVENING NEWS Membtr Aadlt Biirun ml Clrcoltttra FINAL EDITION 48rh 231 ADA, OKLAHOMA, TUESDAY; DECEMBER 10 Pages 5 CENTS THE COPY McGrath io Defense of Caudle Deal But Admiti Was 'Unique No Full Explana- tion of Why Caudle Appointed WASHINGTON dfi Attornej General 3. Howard McGrath toda; defended the propriety of a commission received by T. Lamai Caudle on an airplane sale buf conceded it was a "unique case.' As for some of the other activi' tics of his ousted former assistanl attorney general, McGrath said; "I hold no brief for any indis- cretions of which Mr. Caudle may have been guilty, nor do I presume to pass judgment on him." The cabinet official was callcc before a House Ways and Means subcommittee investigating tax scandals and the administration of the Justice Department tax divi- sion, formerly headed by Caudle Okays Deal McGrath said he had not the "slightest doubt" of the propriety of Caudle's having accepted the paid him as commission on the sale of a airplane to Larry Knohl, associate of the two New Yorkers then under indict- ment on charges of tax fraud. Rep. Kean (R-NJ) asked if pay' ment of such a large amount to a government official in a private transaction was "not unusual." Never Hampered Before "It never happened Mc- Grath'replied. "It was a unique asked Kean. McGrath responded. The payment was ap- proved by McGrath when Caudle asked him last September if it was right to accept it. Caudle testified McGrath said it would be 0. K. to take the money since Caudle had a large family. It was handed to Caudle by a W. A. Stonncll. owner of a plane sold to Knohl. At that time. Knohl was helping prepare the defense of Samuel Aaron and Jacob Freidus, New York business men who were convicted in October of evading in- come taxes. Tried To Delay Trial According to testimony before the committee, numerous efforts were made to delay the trial. De- partment memoranda were read before the committee quoting an "agrccm'ent" reached between Caudle and Charles Oliphnnt, chief counsel of the Internal Revenue Bureau, at one time not to prose' cuto the case. President Truman fired Caudle last month for what the White House termed "outside activities'" incompatible with his o J t i c i a duties. Klnr Tongue-Lashes Caudle And, with Caudle in the witness chair before him. Chairman King (D-Calif) of the House committee told the former Justice Depart- "mcnt official last night he fell Caudle's "indiscretions" amounted "to a breach of your public trust." In reply. Caudle said he mighl have been indiscreet but had never been dishonest. The account of the commission on the airplane sale was only one ONE OF THOSE FAR-FROM-HOME COWS Officers from several counties are shown here examining a cow Identified as one belonging in an other county and believed to have been brought here, along with others picked up here and tnerr by a rustler or rustlers for sale. (News Staff ___________ Council Sets Paving Bids Acts On Moves to Help Local Traffic, Approves Sewage Program Claims Ada's City Council discharged everal important items of busi- less in a Monday afternoon meeting in the office of City Manager J. R. Hamman, Regular meetings are schedul- d for the first and third Mon- ays of each month but the coun- il hes been meeting almost in recent weeks to insure rompt settlement of claims in onnection with the city's ansion of sewage facilities. Authorization was given at (Continued on Page 2. Col. 4) Nine Persons Die In Burning Home Two Mothers and Seven Children Burned to Death SUMMERVILLE. S, C. MV-Two mothers nnd seven children burned to death today in fire that destroy- ed their 5-room frame home one mile south of here. "The whole house was afire and we couldn't get up to said fireman Ted Limchouse, who ar- rived on the Summerville fire truck at 5 a. m., in a light rain. "An old couple grandparents of all the kids were the only ones who got Limehouse ad- ded. Husbands of the two women had loft home shortly before for work at a sawmill. The dead: Mrs. Lewis Cook. 25, her three daughters. Ruby Ann, 10. Linda, 3, and Mary, 1, and son John, 7; Mrs.. Evelyn Still, 34, and her two daughters Susan, 7. and Ogrctta, 5: nr.d Barbara Ann Still. 6, a cousin of the children, who was visiting at the home for the night The grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. William Henry Still, were brought to Dorchester Hospital here but were thought, to be not serious. WEATHER WARMER OKLAHOMA generally fair this afternoon, tonight and Wed- nesday with no important change in temperatures; low tonight near 25 northeast, 30-35 extreme south; high Wednesday 50-55 west, 40's cast portion. esterday's meeting for the pay- nent of worth of materi- al claims in conjunction with the new sewage program. A final resolution was passec on work in paving district 57. authorizing the advertisement oi bids for one block of paving on North Constant, to run one block north from Ninth Street. Cost of the project is estimated to be in the vicinity of and a call for bids is expected to be issued about December 24. Also passed were reso- lutions concerning the paving of two blocks on East 12th and a like amount of work on North Beard. Also securing council approval was a one and one-half block sewage program, beginning at Sixth and Hope, running one-half block north and one block east. The council also acted on sev- eral measures designed to expe- dite local traffic problems. Both sides of 13th Street in the Court house block will soon be con- verted to parallel parking and meters will be removed from the alley south to 13th Street on the East side of .Townsend. Parallel parking was likewise authorized for one-half block on the east side of South Rennie, running from the alley to Main Street. In addition, the council approv- ed the purchase of of au- tomatic chlorination and meter- ing equipment for the city's wat- er installations. Fines, Costs For Speeding In Truck John Julia Selby was assessed some in fine and costs when he appeared Monday before C. W. Floyd, peace justice, to answer charges of speeding in a truck. Solbv was picked up Wednes- day eight miles south of Ada on SH 99 by Highway Trooper Au- brey A. Mitchell. He was travel- ir.g'in excess of 50 MPH when ap- prehended, the trooper said. Ada Jaycees Back Cougars Launch Fan-Support Moves; In Contest With Ponca City Jaycees Ada Jaycees are setting out to rally more strongly behind the Ada highschool Cougars who Sat- urday afternoon play Ponca City at Norman for the state Class A football championship. Added zest for their efforts comes out of a challenge from the Ponca City Jaycees in a con- test arrangement. The president of the club, whose team loses is to present the president of the other club-an In- dian war bonnet, now the official decoration of the Oklahoma Jay- cee delegation. The local Jaycees are starting off today by painting "Beat Ponca City" on their cars, and are plan- ning other local fan-support moves for the next three days. Full Airing Is Called for Fulbright Would Get Fu Picture of Demo Chair- man's Fast-Profit Deal Mossadegh Is Booed Lustily Opposition Deputies De- mand He Resign As Mob Outside Demands Their WASHINGTON I.B Sen. Ful bright (D-Ark) said today that "fo the good of the party" there ough to be a full public airing of th swift S68.000 profit turned by Dem ocratic National Chairman Fran E. McKinney on a invest ment. "This, thing ought to be. looke1 into, "and clearly Fa 'bright told a reporter. The Arkan sas Senator, who has often hac differences with the Truman ad ministration, commented that when McKinney was tapped for the party chairmanship "none of. us from thi South was consulted." McKinney vigorously denied a a news conference yesterday tha he had been in any "shady ven ture." He said the stock deal quesv tioned as a 68-to-l profit actually yielded a 4-to-l profit, because hi put into it, altogether, McKinney conceded that he go back after ten months on a SI ,000 investment in common stock But, he said, he had to buy of preferred stock along with the common, and sold that back at no profit. 'He said the offer to buy at tha price was prompted by the desire of Frank Cohen, an official of the company involved, to get contro' of the firm's common stock so he could sell the company. The Democratic Chairman him _ i self called for President Truman Schoolmasters here Monday night. LO take ..dramatic and drastic' The meeting started with a steps to clean up conditions exposed meal prepared by the Byng home by a House investigation of tax demonstration club. The meal conection scandals. He said he may was served in the schools lunch Banker Talks to Schoolmaster Club Teachers Hold December Meet At Byng, With Mu- sic, Feed and Talks M. L. Stegall, superintendent of Latta school and president of the Pontptoc County Schoolmasters, presided over a monthly meeting of the room' and later the group moved to the auditorium. Special music for the occasion was -furnished by a 'girl's trio composed of Mooniene Perry, Ona Lou Wall and Dodie Ester Myers, and a soloist, Graydon Lantz. They were accompanied by Mrs. Marvin Stokes, music director here. Forty-three members and guests attended the meeting. T. W. Burch, veteran Wcwoka banker, was the principal speak- er. His subject was "The Teach- er and His Place in Society.1' STUDY WAGES, SALARY ADMINISTRATION TODAY STILLWATER, Okla., Dec. executives opened a 2- day short course on wage and salary administration at Oklaho- ma A. and M. college here today. The program is the fourth in a series designed to aid state ex- ecutives. Miami Beach Rabbis Shocked At Talk of Armed Guard Use MIAMI, Fla. tn Rabbis of Miami Beach said today they were 'shocked and horrified" at a plan advanced by the Jewish War Vet- erans to place private armed rds around houses "of worship o prevent dynamitings. Jewish War Veterans yesterday set up a 24-hour guard at the West iami Synagogue and Lou Phillips, national vice commander of the JWV. said similar guards were planned in Coral Gables and at other places. Sheriff J. B. Henderson said .bout 50 veterans had been depu- ized at their own request. He said they were to maintain the watch at the West Miami Synagogue. In a statement released last night the rabbis affirmed their "com- plete faith in the determination and willingness of properly constituted authorities, augmented by the FBI, to protect synagogues and all houses of worship from dyna- mitings." The statement said action by the JWV was "seemingly well in- tended" but that it is "considered inadvisable." Recent dynamitings have dam- aged a Jewish synagogue in Miami and Carver Village, a Negro hous- ing project. An unexploded stick of dynamite was found in front of a Coral Gables synagogue Sunday morning. No one has been injured in the bombings and no arrests have been made. One 44 memorial winodws in a synagogue on Dec. 2 and another on Nov. 30 caused an estimated dam- age in Carver Village. see Mr. Truraan soon. McKinney was commissioned by the President in October to see to it as chairman that the Democratic party is "in position to show on the record that there is no basis in faci for .the Republican smear campaign." Some Democrats as well as Re- publicans say they believe thai charges of corruption in high office may become a major issue in next year's campaign. Will Ask Louis ToHitHisTummy TAIP'EH, Formosa IT) Wang Shu-Ching gave his stomach mus- cles a final workout today. Joe Louis is coming to town to- morrow and Wang is going to ask the former world heavyweight box- ing champion to belt him in the solar plexus as hard as he can. Wang; 47-year-old expert in Chi- nese-style boxing, expressed con- fidence he would be able to with- stand the blow. The Brown Bomber will put on an e_xhibition in the Armed Forces stadium in Taipeh. Today's Chuckle Florist. Shop Sign: Our Bus- iness is Blooming. Lincoln. "Ht with a and ht hii v Blood TEHRAN, Iran W) Opposition Deputies made a bold bid today to topple the Government of Pre- mier Mohammed Mossadegh as a nationalist mob battered on the Parliament (Majlis) gates, shCut- ing for the blood of the' aged pre- mier's opponents. But.the frail premier, in a two and a half hour speech defending his regime, said he would stay in office unless and until the Majlis voted him out. The session ended after his speech. Inside the packed building sev- eral persons were injured as sup- porters and opponents of the Gov- ernment fought briefly with fists and feet, delaying the Parliament session. Verb-ally Attack Premier When the Majlis chamber finally was cleared of press and public and the session opened, opposition Deputies at once leaped to verbally attack the Premier, whose oil nationalization program ejected the British-owned Anglo-Iranian Oil Company and ended Iran's chief revenues from oft production. Yelling at the top of their lungs, the opposition accused Mossadegh of leading Iran into terror and ruin and demanded that fie resign. The. crowd outside, realizing that the eight-month-old Government was at stake, raced for radio loud- speakers to hear the broadcast of the session. Troops Parked Outside Some 500 army troops, armed with rifles and bayonets, were parked outside the building in trucks. Opposition Deputies didn't heed the clamor outside. As Mossadegh walked unsteadily to the rostrum, his opponents in the chamber jeered, booed and banged on their desks in any angry uproar. Mossadegh threatened to go out- side to deliver his address, but finally yielded the floor to oppo- nents, telling them to talk first. The Premier had been slated to deliver an ultimatum to the West to start buying Iranian oil within 10 days. If the West, did sum'ably the oil would be' offered: to the Soviet bloc. In Talk On Prisoner Swap Caudle Hears Denunciation Sits Through Lashing By King, Admits Indis- cretions, Dishonesty WASHINGTON UPI House tax investigators summoned Attorney General J. Howard McGrath today to tell what he knows of the Justice Department's part in the growing tax scandals. McGrath's appearance before the House Ways and Means investi- jating subcommittee was expected to be relatively short. The group lopes to wind up its present hear- ings by Thursday and go into new fields. Only last night Chairman King (D-Calif) denounced a former top aide of McGrath, the ousted As- sistant Attorney General T. Lamar Caudle, as a public official guilty of indiscretions amounting "to a breach of your public trust" while head of the department's tax fraud division. Caudle, who had been a.voluble witness, admitted to indiscretions but denied any dishonesty. He sat silent as King told him: "The damage you have done your Gov- ernment will take a long time to repair." Sen. Nixon (R-Calif) said mean- while that both McGrath and Secretary of the-Treasury Snyder 'should be fired" because of the ;ax scandals. Caudle was fired, by President Truman for his "outside activities." Reds Propose That Both Sides Release All PW's With Truce By ROBERT B. TUCKMAN MUNSAN, Korea. negotiators discussed ex- changed of war prisoners today for the first time and imme- diately tangled on how to do it. The Communists proposed all prisoners be released by both sides when an armistice is reached. The United Nations insisted on a "fair and equitable" exchange, which was interpreted as a man-for-man swap. The prisoner question was taken up by a two-man subcommittee Jet Battle Breaks Lull Only Five Grounfl Contacts and Casualties Few Across Entire Front By JOHN RANDOLPH SEOUL, Korea W) Allied Jet Three Arrested In Possession Cases Deputy Sheriff, Tax Com- mission Agents Strike At 'Wildcat' Whiskey In a move to halt the sale of non-tax paid whiskey, better known as three area e n have been apprehended, Walker Hisle, deputy sheriff, ad- vises; reporting as follows: Working with two officials of :he Oklahoma tax commission, Hisle confiscated one quart of the non-tax paid liquor from Lef -lark, local Negro, on November 5. On November 6, some nine gal- ons of similar brew were taken from the Jack Teel premises, west of the city. And on November 10, one gal- on of "wildcat" was confiscated 'rom Sillas Davidson, south of Trancis. Posing as a customer, one of the :ax officials purchased a quart of whiskey from both Clark and Davidson. Raids in both instances allowed the ruse. The Teel place was searched, Hisle said. When they appeared before U. it Commissioner Hobart Orton, 3onds of were assessed each. ?he three have been ordered to appear before a grand jury when t convenes in January. Boy of Eight Gels Much Wanted Man In His First Case 4-H Club Clothing School Announced Will Be Held At Lotto Wednesday At A 4-H club clothing school 'will e held at Latta Wednesday, Miss Minnie Lou McDoniel, assistant ounty home demonstration agent, 'dvises. The training school will get un- ler way at a. m. in the Latta jghschool and will close about a. m. Allison, assistant lotting specialist, Oklahoma A. nd M. college, Stillwater, will onduct the school. Representatives from each of lie rural 4-H clubs in the county s well as junior leaders from the jghschool clubs are expected to ie on hand for the school. Local club leaders and mothers f club members are invited to ttend. Miss Allison will discuss clotti- ng projects for 1952 and give oints on clothing construction roblems, Miss McDoniel said. OKLAHOMA CITY (fl-A drop of 69 old age assistance recipients rom state rolls in December is by Oklahoma Welfare Di- ector L. E. Rader. His report showed persons eceived in subistence or tin month. LA CANADA, Calif. Wl Eight year-old 'Jimmy Jones didn't flub his first big case. He got his man. Sheriff's officers credit Jimmy for the apprehension of James Monroe Rndolph, 34, of Placerville, Calif., gravely wounded yesterday while fleeing from an attempted holdup. Capt. Vic England of the Mont rose Sheriff's Sub-Station said that if it hadn't been for Jimmy's quick thinking, Rudolph would have got- ten away. England says Rudolph is suspected of being the "Green Scarf Bandit" in other holdups in Reno, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Sacramento and other cities. He says Rudolph wore a green scarf over part of his face yester- day when he went to the home of Jimmy Jones' parents; Mr. and Mrs. B. G. Jones, and forced them to drive him to the super-mart which Jones manages. Jimmy heard the man order his parents out. The holdup man came into Jimmy's room, focused his flashlight on the boy, but Jimmy pretended to be asleep. In a few minutes he had called the.sheriff, and as soon as the robber and Mr. and Mrs, Jones reached the mar- ket, officers were there, too. The holdup man fled1 but was wour.ded and captured. Big Expansion For BaseAtMcAlester WASHINGTON million expansion program is scheduled to' start early next year at the Mc- Alester, naval ammunition depot. Sen. Mike Monroney (D-Okla) said he has been informed by the Navy of the expansion plans. The program includes 83 high ex- plosive magazines, 211 smokeless powder magazines, 34 inert store- houses, 28 fuse and detonator maga- zines, plus work on roads, railroads, waterlines and fire alarm systems. pilots battled Russian-made MIG- 15s in M1G Alley today and re- ported one Communist fighter pro- bably destroyed.' The Fifth Air Force said all Allied planes returned safely A 12-minute battle over Anji broke the two-day lull in aeria! duels. MIGs were spotted Monday but avoided contact. The Tuesday battle pitted 26 F-86 Sabre jets against about 5C MIGs. The U. S. Eighth Army reported only five ground contacts with the Reds across the 145-mile front Monday. All were small. There were few casualties. In the southern provinces, Re- public .of Korea (ROK) troops pressed their campaign against an estimated Red Guerrillas and bandits in the Chiri Mountains. Thus far the ROKs have re- ported Reds killed and captured. Many guerrillas have surrendered. The alleged Red chieftain, Lee Hyung Sang, still is at large.''He is a former leading member bi an outlawed Communist party. The Government has placed a price ol one million won on his head. (old Air Sweeps In From Canada Sends Temperature Below Zero In Some Northern Border States By The Associated Press A new surge of cold Canadian air moved into the Midwest today sending temperatures below zero in some of the northern border states. Light snow fell in much of the cold belt, extending from the east- ern Dakotas to Michigan. It was below zero in some parts of North Dakota. Cold weather continued In parts of the western states but temper- atures were near or a little above normal over other areas. Warmer weather was in prospect for most of the Southwest and South Central states. Rain fell in a narrow belt from east-central Mississippi to western South Carolina early today. Gen- erally fair weather was reported in other areas outside the snow belt in the Midwest. Southern California, battered by 75-mile an hour gusts and chilled by sub-freezing temperatures over the weekend, was back to normal. The storm is believed to have caused some crop damage but just how much has not been ascer- tained. CHICKASHA, Okla., Dec. county citizens aren't wasting any time paying their taxes. They've paid since the tax rolls opened Dec. 1. CHICKASHA, Okla., Dec. Mary Rae Finley, Chickasha, has been named junior carnival queen at Oklahoma Col- ege for Women. Miss Joe Neele Penhall, Granite, was elected Miss OCW. (one from each side) a few minutes after the Communists capitulated to Allied insistence that the subject bz tackled now. Simultaneously the Red negotia- tors intimated they would agree to continued rotation of 'troops and to two other Allied demands it 'the United Nations command would agree to neutral behind-the-lines inspection during a Korean armi- stice. Hopes Rekindled The Red concessions rekindled hopes of possible truce by Christmas. The Reds complained that U.N. plane bombed and strafed the se- curity area surrounding their Kae- song headquarters. But it appeared the Incident would be smoothed over. Neither side seemed desir- ous of making it a major incident. There has been no. official word on how many prisoners the Reds hold. But Lt, Col. Howard M. Levie. U.N. spokesman, said Communist broadcasts reported U.N. (Continued on Page 2, CoL 2) Man FBI Rated As Ready to Kill Is Meek When Trapped .NEW .YORK m One of nation's 10 most wanted described as ready to kill "without the slightest provocation rather than be walked into an FBI net yesterday. When FBI agents closed In oh him as he entered a downtown Broadway office building, 34-year- old Giachino Anthony Bacolla sim- ply "I surrender." Baccolla had been sought slnca June in the slaying of a Detroit witness In a federal theft case. He had been on the most wanted list since Aug. 20. A professional boxer turned hood- lum, Baccolla has served a term at Sing Sing prison, N. Y., armed robbery and In 1950 jumped aail in Corpus Christi, Texas, on another charge, the FBI said. He was unarmed and had quired a neatly cropped mustache and horn-rimmed spectacles when :he agents seized him. He was :ocked up in the Federal Detention House. The FBI In Washington said it lad picked up Baccolla's trail trough a credit card found in rented car. J. Edgar Hoover, FBI Director, added that Baccolla had been liv- 'ng for the past month in a room- ng house on Manhattan's West Side. i West Coast Hoodlum Sought In Wooded Area Along East Coast ELLICOTT CITY, Md. Hi-City, county and state police early today combed a wooded area near here for a man believed to be George F. Ross, West Coast hoodlum want- ed in Cleveland for the murder of a policeman. Howard county Police Chief Rus- sell Moxley and Officer Harry M. Harrison investigating a car parked at a nearby filling station, said they were shot at by a man who jumped from the car and fled into the woods. Both officers emptied their guns at the fleeing figure whom', state police said, was believed to be Ross. Neither officer was hit. The car which he abandoned was stolen Sunday morning from suburb of Cleveland, and had been the object of nation-wide alarm broadcast for Ross. Police said the-car, bearing Ohio license plates KP-927, contained a shotgun, a rifle and 200 rounds of rifle ammunition when it was stolen. Cleveland police said Ross, 27- year-old burglar and ex-conyict, was fully'armed and "extremely dangerous." He is charged with first degree murder in the slaying Saturday of Cleveland Patrolman Forney L. Haas, 43, the father of two children. Haas was -shot iy a room Ross rented and used as a storage place for loot i from, recent burglaries, police said. The shooting followed an argument over a traffic viola- tion. State police joined Howard Coun- ty and Ellicott City officers in the search. Refugees Flee Volcano MANILA M) Twenty thousand refugees fled Camiguin Island and ts erupting Hibok Hibok volcano today. They crossed the strait to Min- danao Island by every means available, from Japanese freighter to outrigger canoe. Behind them Hibok Hibok belched flames and smoke for eighth consecutive day. Huge land- slides .thundered down Its slopes. The eruption killed at least 264 people. TH' PESSIMIST Some folks may be o' a white Christmas, but if you have much o' a shoppin' list you might as well git ready ier a red one. A hospital bed is too many motorists do the'r think- in'.   

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