Ada Evening News, January 3, 1962

Ada Evening News

January 03, 1962

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Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - January 3, 1962, Ada, Oklahoma That great gust of air that shook Ada this morning came from the concerted sighs of harried mothers who at last have the house to themselves in relative peace and quiet after two weeks of bedlam. School's in session again. Cougars Return To Class A Playoffs, Sports THE ADA EVENING NEWS Builds Up European Battle .Group Strength, P-8 58TH YEAR NO. 252 ADA, OKLAHOMA, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 3, 1962 8 Pages 5 CENTS WEEKDAY, 10 CENTS SUNDAY tff.- County Health Dept. Seeks More Funds To Finance Added Services Commissioners Delay Action T Until After Special Election TWO The Pontotoc County commissioners yesterday tabled a request for additional financing from the county, health department, pending election of a third commis- sioner to replace the late George Collins. Dr. K. W. Navin, director of the health unit here, met with commissioners Rae Thompson and Dave Gray File Suits Against Election Board OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Two more suits to force the state Elec- to hold Howard Edmondson and t h e board. ,uul, w num Reed, a student in the Univer- to ask that a proposal for additional millage be sub- tions lhis ycai. werc filcd !he sity of Oklahoma Law School, told mitted to the voters at the next regular primary elec- state Supreme today. the court he will lose his right to Paul Reed Sulphur, asked, Iftblie office and voters of FIRE CALL: Units of the Ada Fire Department Tuesday ruthed to Hammond Heights. A woman had bten burning train in her back yard. The flames spread to adjacent dry grass and weeds and swept quickly through the immediate j tion However, the commissioners felt that on a matter of such importance as this a full three-man board should make the decision; and Gray moved that the question be tabled until the position left vacant by Collins' death can be filled. A special election has been called for the purpose Jan. 23. Anticipating that only Democrats will file for the office and that there will be no need for a later general election the commissioners expect the success- Here firemen down" a small barn which is al- fuj to take office Feb. 3. They asked Navin gutted by flamei. Several small outbuildings in the arna were also destroyed. (NEWS Staff the court to order the board to :the 36th District will lose their abandon its policy against lative elections in order that j ht to vote under'the board's Ada Ministerial Alliance Plans Religious Census The Ada Ministerial Alliance Tuesday and this morning with: wiU hold jts fifth- annuai religious "DT-ac-Mnnt1 T .vnrinn R. .Tonn- i_i.' _ T______. T 1 Wickersham Plans To Seek New Term President, Aides Confer On Defenses PALM BEACH, Fla. (API- President Kennedy ordered today the immediate formation of two new Army divisions, expanding the service to 16 permanent divi- sions. The Palm Beach White House said the activation of the two di- visions would permit the release "later this with no time specified, of the 32nd and 49th National Guard Divisions which were called to duty last Oct. 15 in the armed forces buildup pre- cipitated by the Berlin crisis. One of the new regular divi- sions, the 1st Armored, will be activated at Ft. Hood, Tex. The others, the 5th Mechanized Infan- try, will be organized at Ft. Car- son, Colo. White House press secretary Pi- erre' Salinger said Kennedy ap- proved the action at meetings Tuesday and this morning wilt Vice President Lyndon B. John son and the nation's top defense officials. He said it was the first item of business on this morning's agen- Q nting 12 da. after the joint chiefs the census. Thev By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Rep. Victor Wickersham of Mangun declared today he will seek another term in Congress from the Sixth District in western Oklahoma. His disclosure came one day after state Rep. Jim! Bullard of Duncan, veteran state legislator, announced! he will oppose Wickersham in the Democratic primary for the congressional seat. Wickersham said he wasn't exactly announcing for of- fice. "I announced in 1938 and I've been running ever he added. The Mangum real estate man is serving his eighth term in congress and has been involved in several close races with former Rep. Toby Morris, Democrat, and Portuguese Threaten To Leave U. N. LISBON, Portugal (API-Pre- mier Aiitonio de-Oliveira Salazar said in a speech prepared for de- livery today Portugal "will surely to re-submit his proposal at their next meeting after that, Feb. 5. The health officer's suggestion was that the voters be asked to authorize an additional two-mill levy, earmarked specifically for the health department, over and above the county's regular 15-mill levy. State law permits up to two and one-half mills for such a pur- pose, if the voters approve. How- ever, Navin said he felt two milles would take care of the depart- ment's needs for some time. He pointed out that even if the census-.taking January 7-14. "The enumeration again this Clyde Wheeler Jr., a Re- publican. Wheeler had a 188-vote edge in j the first count of votes in the gen- eral election in November 1960 but a recount gave Wickersham the victory by about a 75-vote margin. Wickersham, 55, said "I'll run on continuation of good service to the people." He said he has made about 60 zation." "Meanwhile we shall refuse them our collaboration in every- thing that is not in our direct he declared. Reporting to the National As- sembly and to the nation, the 72- year-old dictator criticized the United Nations, the United Stales and Britain for their failure to come to Portugal's support when India invaded Goa, Damao and Diu last month. Referring to the U.N. mission of safeguarding peace, Salazar said he believes "we have the right to hear whether our presence and our collaboration are already useless in the United Nations." "Even if we do not, I do not J. Glore Reneau, said. There will churches, taking the census. They _ .1, cnurcnes, UIKJIIK me census, incy fl-w into Palm Beach from Wash- ington for the preparedness talks. full two mills need not go on the tax roll. The county commission- ers and the excise board would still control the amount of the actual levy, according to need. Navin estimated the department would need 1.2 to 1.3 mills to re- establish the services dropped this Jack of funds. .These would include the dental program, the psychological service, one more county nurse and one clerk. But, he said, he suggested .ask- ing approval of two mills so that future needs could be met with- out holding another election. "I don't look on the health de- partment as a stationary tiling." the director said, noting that psy- chological services and care for the aging would become of in- creasing importance in the future. A 11C C1IU1I1W1 OLJVll I I l_il_ I ML it- 1'ft I11IJJU1 LUU'-t 111 LUbUL year will be by Rev. speeches in the big 23-county dis- know yet whether we shall be the, On the basis thc trict in the past six weeks but they country to abandon the Unit-! cnt property valuation the have not been political ones. Nations, but surely we will fm.fr. Qualified sources said the two National Guard divisions sum- moned to duty should not antici- pate returning 'home for at least several months. The 32nd of Wis- consin, is training at Ft. Lewis, Wash., and the 49th of Texas, at Camp Polk, La, Kennedy called the Joint Chiefs of Staff from Washington to join preparedness Discussions that be- gan Tuesday in the spacious liv- in5 room of the beachfront estate where he as been spending the Christmas-New Year's holidays. White House press secretary Pierre Salinger said the confer- ences would explore "the opera- Victim 'Improved' tional and strategic outlook for, r the number in the family, ages of children, church preference or membership, et cetera. Ada resi- dents are requested to show the census takers courtesy. They are under the auspices of the Minis- terial Alliance, Rev. Reneau em- phasized, and are doing a service for their churches." "In the past four church-mem- ber counts, Ada 'and area resi- dents have been most cooperative, We again ask their Rev. Reneau added. have not been political ones. He has been reporting on his month-long trip to Europe for the House Armed Services Committee. He returned from that trip Nov. 15. Wickersham said he has 10 more speeches to make before he re- turns to Washington Sunday 'for the convening of Congress. He said he will return to the district every opportunity he gets to cam- paign before the May primaries. Bullard's announcement came on the heels o! a statement by state GOP Chairman Henry Bell- men that Glenn Gibson, Minco, is a possible Republican candidate for the 6th District post. surely be among the first. Meanwhile we shall refuse them our collabo- ration in everything that is not in our direct interest." Registration Opens For Special Vote Registration is now open for all precincts in the county, according to Woodrow Gibson, secretary of the County Election Board. Voters who wish to register for the upcoming elections may do so either at the county courthouse or with their home precinct's reg- istrar. There's only one exception: the voters in the 17 precincts of coun- ty commissioner district two must register before Jan. 12 if they are not registered at the present time. A special election will be held Jan. 23 to fill the county com- mission created'by' the death of George R. Collins. In keeping with the provision that registration must close 10 days prior to an election, the period for registration in district two will be from now until Jan. 12. The County Election Board of- fice in the courthouse (second floor! is open for registrations and transfers from 8 a.m. to 12 noon, Monday through Friday. But, for those who find it more convenient, precinct registrars may file for the state-Senate. Reed said he would oppose Sen. Joe Bailey Cobb of Tishomingo in this year's elections. T. Anita. Ludlow, 24, who iden- tified herself as a Republican vot- er, requested the court to do one of two the board to down from its policy or or- I der .the governor- to call a special session of the legislature to pro- vide valid apportionment laws. Today's actions brought to three the number of suits now before the court seeking to force the board to abandon its policy against elections on grounds that no valid apportionment laws ex- ist. Already pending before the court is a suit filed by Harry Brown, an announced candidate for the House of Representatives from Oklahoma County. Brown asked for a court order to force the Named defendants were Gov. J. board to hold House electrons this year under existing apportionment laws. The court has set next Tues- day for a hearing on Brown's suit. The state Supreme Court has held the legislature has not passed a constitutional apportionment art but has refused to order appor- tionment under the formula set forth in the state Constitution. The board has stated it will not accept filings for legislative offi- ces this year on grounds that no valid apportionment acts exist. The filing period opens Feb. 26. In her suit. Miss Ludlow, an employe of a Midwest City con- struction firm, told the court the state Constitution provides that "no powers civil or military, shall ever interfere to prevent the free exercise of the right of suffrage by those entitled to such right." Descendant Of Sgf. York Joins Service PALL MALL, Tenn. (AP) A granddaughter of Sgt. Alvin C. the fightingest man of World War I, steals some of the spotlight from her famous old grandpa loday. Mary Elizabeth York, 18, will be inducted into the Women's Air Force in a special ceremony at the bedside of the Tennessee mountain man-who-wonthe-Medal of Honor for his legendary ex- ploits. JFK Seeks Support For Major Programs WASHINGTON Kennedy plans to sit down with leaders of both parties early next week to seek bipartisan support for some of the major pro- posals he will lay before Congress. Chief topic at a breakfast now being arranged by the White House will be the President's forthcoming re- quest for broad executive authority to negotiate tariffs in dealing with the European Common Market. Kennedy hopes for Republican as well as Democratic baefcing4or-this program. He also wants to enlist broad support for foreign aid, an issue sharpened by develop- "I hope I can make grandpa as- ments in India and the Con- proud of me as I am of says the girl, who is called Goldie by her friends. go. The President apparently feels, too, that there is some basis to York, now 73 and partially par- believe that he can get some Re- alyzed as tne result of a stroke, i publican aid m his efforts to get asked to witness the induction i Congress to approve a program ceremony. The Air Force agreed to hold it in his modest home in the rolling Tennessee hills. Mary York is an unassuming: are available throughout the j girl who is giving up college plans COLiniV. I tn t nn enririnn A tlin in- Hospital Says Crash And Sen. Fred Harris, Lawton, ;j niihnrnafnrinl 1962." Vice President Lyndon B. John- son, Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara, Deputy Secretary Roswell L. Gilpatric and Gen. Maxwell D. Taylor, Kennedy's personal military adviser, already were on hand. Scheduled to fly in this morn- ing were the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Lyman L. Lcmnilzer; Adm. George W. Anderson, chief of naval opera- tions; Gen. George H. Decker, (Continued on Pige Two) OKLAHOMA Clear to parU ly cloudy Dorth, considerable cloudiness south this afternoon; generally fair west, partly cloudy east tonight and Thurs- day; a little warmer west Thursday; low tonight 22 north- west to 38 south, high Thurs- day in 60s. Mrs. Sam D. Coin, 56. Tulsa, injured Tuesday in a two-car col- lision near Latta, was by hospital authorities day "improved." Shs was listed Tuesday in "poor" condition. Mrs. Coin's husband and the1 occupants of the other car, Sandy Democratic gubernatorial hope- ful, said he had appointed seven attorneys to a campaign advisory committee on judicial administra- tion in Oklahoma. two-mill figure could raise up to. Qualified electors must be at Navin said. j least 21 years of age, have lived He added that the new tax, if continuously in the state one year, approved, would have no effect I in the county six months and in on the amount of state and federal Salazar came in a 10.000-word speech to suggesting direct ac- on three possible moves dip- lomatic sources here had expect- ed him lo announce as an after- math of the loss of the Portuguese Indian enclaves. They were possible withdrawal from the United Nations, revoca- tion of the century-old British- Portuguese alliance and refusal to renew the Azores Island air base agreement with the .United States when it expires this year. The premier spoke as security officers still hunted thc remnants of a rebel band that launched an unsuccessful New Year's Day re- volt. against Salazar's govern- ment. The Army Ministry accused the state legislature and has serv- the underground Communist party That statement was as near as money received by lne depart- ed on several key committees. In of planning and leading the the last session he was Chairman uprising. and Taxation Corn- Miller and Buddy Don The'sixth District Congression- were all reported m fair condi- tion. (Continued on Page Two) "According to information and statements already collected from some participants in the Bcja (Continued on Page Two) ment. the precinct 30 days prior to the election. In district two, the registrars In response to a question W3-PI Carl Cantrell, 307 Thompson, Navin said that about Wwt Seventh: W3-P2. H. W 12 counties in the state have al- hltc- 822 Tenth; W3-P3, Mrs. i Wilhiirn 411 Wncf Civrl-i- ready voted on such a proposal. It was defeated in two counties, passed in all the others. Nettie Wilburn, 431 West Sixth; W3-P4, Mrs. E. L. Edwards, 707 West Seventh; W4-PI, Mildred Without making a definite re- (Continued on Two) quest, Navin also broached the! idea of a bond issue to finance! construction of a health depart- j ment building, with matching federal funds. The department's present quar- ters, just east of Sugg Clinic on Thirteenth, are owned by the city. But the clinic has requested Castro Says Threat Waited 'With A Smile On Our Lips' FIVE DAY FORECAST FOR OKLAHOMA For the period Thursday through Monday, temperatures will average 2-8 degrees above normal. Normal highs 46-57. Normal lows 20 northwest to 40 southeast. Mostly minor dully changes. Little or DO precipita- tion expected. High temperature in Ada Tuesday was 63; low Tuesday night, 44; reading at 7 a.m. Wednesday, 46. HAVANA by mod- ern Soviet-bloc weapons and Latin America's fastest air .force, Fidel Castro says his armed forces await any new invasion "with a smile on our lips." The Cuban prime minister showed off his new military equipment Tuesday at a parade marking the third anniversary of his victory over the Batista dic- tatorship. He said that imperialism" was the sole reason for Cuba's rearmament. Highlights of the parade were three Communist-made MIG19 jets which swept overhead with a flight of 18 MIG15s or improved MIG17S. The three swept-wing MIG19S are the fastest planes known, to be operating in any Latin Ameri- can air force. A ripple of pride and excitement swelled through the jets roared over (Continued on Page Two) SH 3 Proves Most Dangerous Road In County State Highway 3, between Ada and Stonewall, was the most haz- ardous road in the county during 1961, In '61, four traffic fatalities were recorded .in thc county, ac- East Central Sets Schedule For New Terms to join the service. After the. in- duction ceremony, Mary goes lo Lackland Air Force Base at San Antonio, Tex., for training. Miss York is a 1961 graduate of Fulton High School in Kno.x- ville. Tenn. "She's just a nice, light-hearted said FulLon Principal W. M. Davis, "She was well-liked by all the students." Among her activities, Davis re- called, was participation in school plays and dramatics. Other than that, he said, Miss York stayed in the background. That .betrays something of her (Continued on Page Two) of medical care for the elderly, financed through the Social Se- curity System. Kennedy's move to bring the Republicans in for a chat indi- cates that, despite the approach- ing congressional elections of No- vember, he would like to avoid a cat-and-dog political fight in the new session of Congress. House Minority Leader Charles A. Halleck of Indiana has given no sign that he would be a party to any peace pact with the Demo- :rats. Even if the President gains some bipartisan support. Sen. Hu- bert H. Humphrey, D-Minn., pre- Nothing New Comes Of Berlin Talks WASHINGTON CAP) Prelim- inary reports indicate Soviet For- eign Minister Andrei A. Gromyko did not offer any new Kremlin position on Berlin in his confer- ence with U.S. Ambassador Llew- ellyn Thompson, informed sources say. But a sudden change had not been expected. The officials said they expect Thomspon will be instructed to meet Gromyko again fairly soon in an effort to find a solution to the explosive problem. President Kennedy, who was kept informed in Palm Beach, Fla., of the Moscow developments was described as believing it irn- dicted in an interview that theiportant to keep open the diplo- biggest fight of the new session malic contact with the Russians. will come over the international trade program. (Continued on Page Two) Even as the gears meshed smoothly into full speed opera- tion at East.Central State College Tuesday following the Christmas holidays, schedules appeared for the coming spring and summer sessions. Dr. E.. W. James, dean of in- struction, explains that both are made available to undergraduate students so that they can plan their classwork through the sum- mer before they enroll for the spring semester. There are no major revisions for the spring semester, only a few minor revisions and adjust- and three of them resulted Havana's Jose Marti Square. [Latins, Castro said: wrecks on SH 3' The MIGs are believed to have'mobilize against any eventuality.! The first fatal accident of '61 The stupider they (the United i took the lives of two men. It oc- cording to the Highway Patrol! ments from the closing fall term "The present semester closes been piloted by Cubans who re- cently completed flight training in Czechoslovakia. Castro said his forces have been much improved they'defeat- ed the Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba last April. "We are not a. he said. "We do not want to use these arms. But we' shall fight (if attac'ted) with a fierceness Un- imagined by our enemies. We will ebterminate them. We a'wait the invaders with a smile on our lops." The Cuban leader assailed his critics in other Latin countries, especially Presidents Rpmolo Bet- ancourt of Venezuela and Alberto Lleras Camargo of. Colombia, whom he called "murderers. of workers, peasants and students." Addressing himself States) act, the .faster the hour of liberation approaches." The crowd roared approval. Castro announced he is calling a assembly" of hun- dreds of thousands'of Cubans on Jan. 22, the date the American foreign ministers meet in Uru- guay to consider the danger posed by Cuba to the Western Hemi- sphere. He said'the mass rally will pro- claim a second declaration of Ha- vana to "show the imperialists our decision to .fight and show (Latin American) puppets this is a decisive and heroic'pcop'e." The first declaration' approved by the roar of a.crowd -in. July repudiated Cuba's mutual defense treaty with the United States. curred April.I1, a short distance west of Stonewall. Charles Bryant, Oklahoma City, died at the scene and Martin Barrett, also of Okla- homa City and the driver of the car in which Bryant was riding, died later as a result of injuries received.. On June 22, Dewey Cox. a coun- ty farmer, died when his pickup truck overturned on a county road 10 miles northwest of Ada. the last fatal wreck oc- curred a few miles west of the first one. Jessie Coley, Ada, was killed on SH 3, east of Ahloso on Aug. 8 when his 'Vehicle smashed up near Rhoda Creek. The accident total was lower in 1961 than' it has been in three years. The .I960 total- was seven and it was five in 1959. with the end of final examina- tions Jan. -23. Exams begin Jan. 18. Registration for the coming semester is scheduled for Monday and Tuesday, Jan. 29-30, and dssswork begins Wednesday, Jan. 31. However, seniors with more than 100 credit hours as of Jan. 26 will work out their registration earlier during the Jan. 16-23 pe- riod. This applies also to other seniors enrolling in the educa- tion "block" to include student teaching cxp-orience. Graduate students will make appointments with advisers for' conference-before Jan. 28, com- pleting registration following the conferences.1 For the summer session, retps- tratiori.is scheduled for June 4, with class work beginning June. 5 -and .the -session- dosing July 27. Thompson's first dispatch was said to have been a brief resume of Tuesday's initial conversation. A lengthier account was expected to be available today. State Department officials in- tended to study it carefully for any slight change in Gromyko's position which might point the way toward a new approach to the seemingly deadlocked dispute; After Thompson's complete re- port has been gone over thorough- ly new instructions will be dis- patched to him on undertaking a follow-up session with Gromyko. Gromyko's reported reiteration of the Kremlin line on Berlin did not come as any big surprise here. The pattern of discussions with the Soviets in the past is that at the outset both sides expound their known positions. Thompson himscli was under instructions to repeat the Western- determination to stand firm on its rights in Berlin. MAYOR CHANGES ATLANTA, Ga. (AP) This Deep South city has a new mayor for the first -time since 1942. Businessman Ivan Allen Jr., 50, was sworn in Tuesday night to succeed retiring William B. Hars-1 field, 70. who served continously from 1942. HOSPITAL Sargent the -former Eu- nice accompanied by htr brother-in-law. Peter Liwford, St. in. Btieh, Flu., ifttr piying I'vitit to htr ailing P. ntdy.. (AP Next to winning the Irish sweep- stakes, or being left a million by a rich, the-ordinary man's greatest thrill is to write a note in January and put the right year on Gen. Fea. Corp.) ;

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