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   Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - January 10, 1962, Ada, Oklahoma                             This line of type running acrost the top of the .page is called a topline. It is called a topline because it runs across the top of the page. Every day somebody on the staff has to think of a topline. Sometimes nobody can Congress Serves As Mirror For All America, P-7 THE ADA EVENING NEWS Cougars Trounct Ardmore, 58-45 See Sports Page 58TH YEAR NO. 258 ADA, OKLAHOMA, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 10, 1962 8 Pages 5 CENTS WEEKDAY, 10 CENTS SUNDAY Wide Sections Of U.S. Shiver In Bitter Cold By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Intense cold covered most of the nation today, driv- ing down temperatures to record lows in many cities. Readings ranged down to as far as 47 below zero in Drummond, Mont. The mercury plunged to zero or below in at least 19 states. Low marks that had stood for as long as 81 years were erased from the weather books. The arctic air mass moved south and east, bringing shudders and suffering to added millions. Only Florida and sections of the Caro- linas and Georgia and the West Coast escaped the big freeze. Snow fell in the Middle and South Atlantic states and persist- ed in snowbound northern New York. From the western mountains to Sfafe Won't Get Chance To Jhaw Out Congressmen Return To Capitol For New Session Here's Way New Session Shapes Up By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON a rundown on the second session of the 87th Congress convening at noon today: Expected Big Issues President Kennedy's proposal for sweeping power to cut tariffs dealing with common market. the European By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Oklahoma's refrigerator weather will continue through Thursday with all sections having freezing temperatures. As the extended cold weather maintained its brittle grip on Soonerland, mercury readings ov- ernight dipped to 6 below zero at Guymon. The "warmest" places were Ft. Sill and Altus with 6 above zero readings. Try At Record Cold Comes Close The current cold wave did its best to set a record last but didn't quite make it. The temperature here dropped to a big two degrees below zero, just two degrees short of the all-time record for Ada. Weather observer W, E. Pitt's records show that on Jan. 5, 1942 the thermometer hit four below. You see? It isn't really so cold, after all. Generally fair skies were fore- cast today for the state. High tem- peratures will range from 15-23 de- grees while miaimums tonight will vary from 8 below zero in the northeast to 5 above in the south. Thursday's maximums will be slightly higher than those of today. The Highway Department said the East the combination of snow and cold had a staggering impact on everyday life. Schools were closed by the thousands. Trains ran late. Scores of bus runs were canceled. The first major snowstorm of the winter hit Washington on the day Congress opened. One to 3te inches of snow in 17-degree cold TEXAS-MADE GAVEL FOR McCORMACK Rep. John McCormack, D-Mass., tak- ing over at tht ntw speaker of the House, receives a gavel by Tom Martin, of Atlanta, Ttxas. Rep. Wright Patman, D-Ttx., (center) witnesses the presentation. Mar- tin made the gavel from native woodi from each of the 50 states. (AP Court Hunts Answers To Major Questions On Reapportionment slowed _ traffic and suspended: dfl. OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) the board not to hold elections this "Just what do you think the unless there is constitution- classes in all suburban schools. Buffalo and Watertown and sur- rounding areas in upstate New York still floundered in wind- whipped snow off Lakes Erie and Ontario. Watertown and the rest of Jef- ferson County were almost isolat- ed after an overnight fall, of 7 inches raised the ground to 2 feet. snow on the Wind formed there was an accumulation of snow in southeast Oklahoma. Oklahoma 103 is closed on a 7-mile stretch south of Big Cedar in LeFIore County, the depart- ment. Highway crews worked all night cleaning and sanding roads in eight southeastern counties. Snow flurries were reported in parts of the state overnight. The cold spell has been blamed with one death and listed as the possible cause of another. Mrs. Erma Belt. 67. was found frozen in a vacant house in Bris- tow. A man identified as. Claude Franldin Randolph, 66, was found dead in Oklahoma City. Officers believe he slipped and fell on an icy street. His death was ruled ac- cidental. As temperatures fell Tuesday so did the gas pressure in Crowder, Jndianola and Canadian. Resi- dents reported some discomfort. drifts 3 feet thick. All schools in the county were closed and many roads were blocked. Two of Buffalo's major traffic arteries remained closed and scores of automobiles were aban- doned in a foot of snow. A rail- road train motorists on a waterfront thor- oughfare. The Deep South struggled against a snow cover which reached almost to the Gulf of Mexico. Elders bent to the task of clearing walks and driveways while children thrilled to the un- accustomed pleasure of building snowmen. Eight inches of snow coated the ground in parts of Arkansas andj Tennessee and five inches or more That was the question posed time and again by Justice Floyd Jackson Tuesday at the Supreme Court's hearing on the volatile legislative reapportionment issue. To this question there were an- swers as diverse as opinions in Oklahoma on reapportionment. Range of Answers They range from "do to a request for a court order re- apportioning the House and Senate in accordance with the constitu- tional formula that has been ig- nored for years. jal reapportionment. No Jurisdiction Edmondson said the What's all the fuss about over reapportionment? Formulas Briefly, the Constitution contains court formulas which state how the leg- Medical care for the aged un- der Social Security. Proposed purchase of mil- lion in U.N. bonds, mostly to help finance U.N. operations in Congo. Tax revision to encourage busi- ness investment and combat un- employment. Some federal aid to education. Revision of farm programs, covering several commodities. The usual rows over spending and foreign aid. The Line-up Democrats have big majorities in both Houses, but Republican- Southern Democratic coalition is should force constitutional reap-; islature should be apportioned portionment. 1 so many senators and representa 4. Attorneys for the senators Itives for so much population land said the court should take no ac- tion that reapportionment is strictly a legislative matter and the court doesn't have jursdiction to consider it. There was an additional develop- ment. New Petition Jenkin Lloyd Jones, Tulsa Trib- une editor, said he would file a P_i r oaiu lie wuuiu uiv a These answers came from attor-. d tm f of neys for prospective candidates, I his rea tionmcnt the state Election.Board, Howard Edmondson, and for a area. The constitution also says the chambers should be apportioned to conform with population shifts after every 10-year census. Recent reapportionment acts by the legislature haven't conformed to Ihe constitutional formula. Court Action Proponents of the constitutional reapportionment want the state Supreme Court to settle the issue. In the past the. court has declined by declaring reapportionment a group of senators. The issue was1 Joncs'asked the court to knock i legislative not a judicial func- argued for four hours. Studies Requests j out the 1961 House reapportion- j tion. iment act, but the court refused. But the pressure for court ac- i the confusion of the hear-' cs wants rehearing on the matter was empha- UlC IU1UU31UU Ul tllU i ing. the court took under advise-ithe m3tter- sized by the governor's brief. ment requests that it force the election board to accept filings and hold legislative elections this year under laws which don't con- form with the constitution. What brought about the hearing blanketed much of the rest of the South. Gov. Ross Barnett declared a state holiday in Mississippi be- cause of the storm. Temperatures were not expect- ed to get above freezing during the day in some sections of Dixie. Some of the nation's top mis- sile experts were marooned in their homes atop Monte Sano Mountain in Huntsville, Ala. Elsewhere temperatures ranged from freezing, or 32 degrees, to -42 at Drummond, Mont., early to- day. The Midwest was by far the widest area in the grip of the bit- ter cold, the worst of the new ear. Chicago's -11 degrees at 2 a.m. was the lowest reading for the date in 74 years when -10 was re- corded. Dalhart, Tex., had -2, Cin- cinnati -3, Louisville -1 and St. Louis -6. was a policy statement issued by 'a majority of the election board several weeks .ago stating it would not hold 1962 legislative elections under an unconstitution- al apportionment act unless so di- rected by the court. Added Dimension Suits were filed by prospective legislative candidates asking the court to force the board to'hold elections. The case took on extra dimen- sions with briefs filed by Edmond- son and the senators. Four sides to the question were presented: 1. Attorneys for the prospective candidates said the board should be forced to follow the 1961 House apportionment act and the 1941 Senate apportionment act even though they don't conform with the constitution. "Two Not Right wrongs don't make a said Wendell Wrightman, zero cold for the Midwest. Most but no danger. The gas the area was already covered was reported back to normal ear- ly this morning. The Highway Patrol reported all roads open in .Oklahoma Tuesday afternoon, but spotted with ice and packed snow. Road conditions were reported worst from the icing in Sequoyah and Leflore counties. OKLAHOMA Clear to part- ly cloudy this afternoon through Thursday; very cold this after- noon and tonight, a little warm- er Thursday; low tonight 8 be- low zero northeast to 6 above south; high'Thursday 24-32. FIVE-DAY FORECAST FOR OKLAHOMA Temperatures will average 13-18 degrees below normal. Normal high 44 north to 57 south. Normal low 19 northwest to 32 extreme south. Very Thursday with slow warming trend thereafter. Precipitation will average 1-10 inch west to inch east portion, occurring as sleet or snow north and rain south Sunday or Monday. High temperature in Ada Tuesday was 14; Tuesday night low, 2 below zero; reading at 7 a.m. Wednesday, 2 below. It was the second day of sub- fhcir "Candidates have. the constitutional right to run foq office." 2. Attorneys for the election board said the court has the duty to follow the constitution no mat- ter how much unrest it causes. Consequently, the court should tell Adenauer Agrees To Support Berlin Talks BONN, Germany Minister Harold Mac- millan of Britain has won Chancellor Konrad Adenauer's support for Western probes in Moscow to determine whether negotiations with the Russians on Berlin have any chance of success. Adenauer also agreed to ease the burden of maintain- ing British forces in West Germany by buying more British arms. Adenauer said Monday he couJd not see that U. .....r_________..... Ambassador Llewellyn Thompson's exploratory talks'inU-iew of "soviet atmospheric0 tests. Kennedy Presses For Early Action On Domestic Program WASHINGTON Congress got its new session formally underway today with completion' of routine or- ganizational duties. But. the real kickoff for an election-year session which could bring heated contests on half a dozen big legisla- tive issues will come when President Kennedy addresses inss expected to boost GOP polit- ical efforts in the state this vear. a joint meet Thursday. G0p chairnlen {rom a In his State of the Union message, Kennedy will lay t states are to meet Thursday and down, at least in broad outline, what he hopes to getja National Republican Committee from this second session of the 87th Congress. Battle lines will form immediately. For the first time at any mid-term meeting since 1940, the House gathered today without a speaker. Texan GOP Leaders Arrive For State Meeting By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The vanguard of some 300 na- tional Republican leaders arrived in Oklahoma City today for meet- be held and Court Find Ex-Korean Chief Guilty SEOUL, South Korea (AP) Chang Do-young, first titular head of the junta that toppled civil rule in South Korea, was convicted to- set to give Kennedy trouble." of plotting against the mili- '.tary government he headed. As 35 Re-iexPec'ed, me revolutionary tri- 'bunal set up by his former col- The party breakdown: Democrats, publicans. Democrats, 174 Re- publicans; 5 vacant seats, former- ly held by Democrats. The Leadership John W. McCor- mack, D-Mass., tapped for speak- er, succeeding the late Sam Ray- burn. Rep. Carl Albert, D-Okla., elected majority leader, succeed- ing McCormack. Rep. Charles Halleck, R-Ind., continues as mi- nority leader. Senate Sen. Mike Mansfield, Sam Rayburn, who had ruled -it in so many years of Democratic control, died in November. So it fell to the House clerk, !J Ralph Roberts, to bang the gavel that called the House into session and to preside pending the formal Saturday. Highlights Highlights of the session will be a banquet address Friday night bv William E. Miller of New York, national Republican chairman and a Saturday noon speech by Sen. Barry Goldwater, R-Ariz., probab- the party's leading conservative presidential candi- election of John W. 1 of Massachusetts, who was Demo- cratic floor leader under Ray- burn, to succeed the Texan as speaker. House Democrats caucused Tuesday and chose Rep. Carl Al- bert of Oklahoma as their floor leader in succession to McCor- mack. McCormack had no party oppo- date in 1964. Ray C, Bliss of Columbus, Ohio state GOP chairman and head of the Midwest and Rocky Mountain Republican State Chairmen's As- sociation arrived in Oklahoma i City Tuesday night and others I were due today. D-Mont., continues as- majority junta. leader, and Sen.. Everett M_.DiFk- sen, R-I11., as minority leader. Chairmanship of Republican Pol- icy Committee must be filled be- cause of death of Sen. Styles Bridges, R-N.H.- The contenders are Sens. Bourke B. Hickenlooper of Iowa and Leverett Saltonstall of Massachusetts. Presidential .Messages State of the Union Kennedy delivers this message in person to joint session at p.m Thursday. leagues sentenced him to die on the gallows. Chang, the army chief of staff at the time of the May coup and ftlon fo.r sPefker fd ll a hero of the Korean War, agreed ,for A tlmte the' Republicans only after the coup was an ac-iwould cvcn through the complished fact to head the of PutUnS UP a candidate ins Junta and take the country's.0' tllelr own'. premiership. Throughout his two! In a morning caucus, the Re months in office the real power was held by Gen. Chung Hee Park, the leader of the coup who replaced Chang as head of the Condemned to death with Chang publicans decided to do what the minority party nearly always does and offer their floor leader. Rep. Charles A-. Halleck of Indi- ana, to the House for the speak- ership. Closed Session The one-day session of state on similar charges of counterrev- j Senate Republicans in their cau- olutionary activity was his former.cus chose Sen. Bourke B. Hicken- secretary, ex-Col. Lee Hoi Yung. The five-man tribunal also or- dered life sentences for four de- fendants, including two former junta members: gave prison terms ranging from 5 to 15 years to nine persons and acquitted nine others. Death verdicts automatically go to an appeals court. If upheld there, they must be reviewed by Budget Kennedy sends it to Gen, Park. Congress Jan. 18. It's expected .to The revolutionary prosecutor total some billion including called Chang "a sly. base oppor- about billion for military pur- poses. Economic report Kennedy sends it up Jan. 22. Important Hearings Senate-House Atomic Commit- ,ee will hold secret sessions on iow the United States and Rus- sia compare in nuclear' might, in Moscow were getting anywhere. A communique issued Tuesday after a full day of talks between the aged chancellor and Macmillan said that they "were agreed that .the effort to find out whether a basis for negotia- Russia Returns Passengers Of Belgian Airliner by snow ranging up to 30 inches in Michigan. New snow Monday and Tuesday added to the difficul- (Continutd on Two) tion with the Soviet exists should be The two leaders also reaffirmed their determination to preserve the Western position in Berlin and to. "defend the freedom and of West Berlin." There was nothing in the com- Imunique about what would hap- MOSCOW if the probes with Moscow viet airliner today brought _ to fail or the Western position is Senate will investigate alleged muzzling of anti-Communist speeches by military men. Senate continues inquiry into industry pricing unnng. 0 DEADLINE JANUARY 15 ANNUAL NEWS BARGAIN OFFER Enclosed find.........for a year's subscription to The Ada Evening News. (Name) (Address) Previous Subscriber New Subscriber (Please Check One) By Mail in Oklahoma 5.95 By Mail Outside Oklahoma............ By. Carrier in Ada 14.30 of thtit Sptciil Birjiin Rittil Moscow the 18 passengers of a Belgian airliner forced down in the Soviet Union Monday. They more seriously menaced. Macmillan had been reported bringing a U.S.-British proposal are expected to fly to Brussels, for maintaining'the status quo in Thursday. i Berlin if the Russians refused to The group was met by diplo- matic representatives of Belgium, Iran, Britain, the United States 'and West Germany. The passen- gers made the trip to Moscow in a Soviet turboprop. The Belgian plane, a Sabena jet airliner which was en route from -Tehran to Istanbul when it landed in the Soviet Union'Mon- day, also was released by Soviet authorities. But a Belgian Em- bassy spokesman said mechanical trouble was delaying the twin-jet Caravelle's takeoff from the south- ern oil city of Grozny. (In Brussels Sabena 'announced the 18 passengers and 4 crew members would be flown to Brus- sels Thursday on the regular So- viet Aeroflot plane. The four'other crew members will fly out the Caravelle "as soon as Soviet au- thorities will allow Sabena. said. The count of 18 passengers was a revision by the Belgian line, which originally had reported one Belgian Ambassador Hippolyte Cools flew to Grozny aboard the Soviet plane to .escort the pass- agree to new formal arrange- ments satisfactory to the West. Macmillan appeared to made a substantial gain in ing a problem that has long been a sore one between the two coun- financial drain of main- taining the 51.000-man British Armv of the Rhine. leaders on hot foreign pol- icy problems. House committee to hear. wit- nesses on bills to tighten curbs on transportation of gambling de- vices. Upcoming Elections Both parties will spar for ad- vantage in November balloting. tunist" and accused him of play- ing both sides of the fence. He said Chang sent military po- lice to the Han River bridge Slay 16 to block coup forces from en- tering Seoul to oust the elected government of Premier John M. Chang. After he joined the junta, the prosecutor charged. Chang condoned efforts of his followers to take over the government by organizing a factional group based on "provincialism" and other personal connections. The two former junta members given life sentences were Col. Park Chi-ok, commander of the paratroop unit 'that spearheaded the coup, and Col. Moon Jai-joon, army provist marshal after the coup. Junta revolutionary courts have tried more than 200 persons so far, and today's sentences brought to 16 the number of per- looper of Iowa as chairman of the Senate Republican Policy Conmit- tee. Hickenlooper won 21-14 over Sen. Leverett Saltonstall of Mas- sachusetts. He succeeds the late Sen. Styles Bridges of New Hamp- shire. Senate Democrats had no key; jobs to fill, but held a caucus and listened to a pep talk from their chairmen will be closed and dis- cussion will be on fund-raising and campaign techniques. There was activity on Demo- cratic fronts today also. LaDonna Harris, wife of Sen. Fred. Harris of Lawton, went to Norman to inspect the cerebral palsy center. She is touring state institutions as a part of the Dem- ocratic gubernatorial campaign of her husband. 'Morale Good' Reporting on a trip Monday to Enid State School, Mrs. Harris I said: "Morale is good because (Continued on Two) Kennedy Isn't Candidate For Exclusive Club WASHINGTON (AP) This town's top Ken- flpor leader, Sen. Mike Mansfield Is no longer a candidate for membership in the of Montana. Mansfield forecast that this ses- sion would find "flie climate for progressive legislation is good" the President would sound program for Being elected this year are 371 on Pa9. Two) senators, 435 representatives, 34 governors. and that offer America." Outside the halis of Congress, the climate of the moment was cold and snowy. The snow and 17-degree cold seemed to have kept many Congress members from attending an 8 a.m. com- munion service held annually at the National Presbyterian Church on the opening day of Congress to ask divine guidance for the legislators. exclusive Cosmos Club. John Kenneth Galbraith. U.S. Ambassador to- India, resigned his membership Tuesday in the wake of the club's refusal to ap- prove a Negro for membership. Galbraith said his action auto- matically cancels his nomination of Kennedy for membership. The decision by the club's mem- bership committee not to approve the application of Carl Rowan, deputy assistant secretary of state for public affairs, led to some other withdrawals. The office of Edward R. Mur- 'row, director of the U.S. Informa- The church auditorium was lessen Agency and a former telcvi- than one-third filled. By compan-; sion and radio news executive son, it was filled last year when announced that Murrow had with- formcr President Dwight D. Ei- senhower, a member of the drawn his application for mem- bership. church, was one of the. communi-l Two club members-television cants. President Kennedy is a I commemator Howard K. Smith member of the Roman Catholic and radio commentator Raymond Church. iSwinS' now witf> Voice of throngs of spectators who usually 'Continutd on Two) engers to Moscow, The Russians protested that the plane had violated Soviet, air space, but Cools assured'tham any violation was accidental. Nine Men Are Officially In County Race Nine men are now officially in the race for the district" two com- missioner's post in Pontotoc Coun- ty. The race will be decided in a special primary Jan. 23. Leo McNinch. Clyde Haskins, J. W. Hester, Drexel Sales, Bob Auslell, Barney Philpot, Tom Murphy, Samps McCown and F. 0. "Bud" Jones have filed with the County Election Board. Other possible candidates have been mentioned, but none have indicated they will file before the Friday deadline. Registration arid' transfers'" of. registration also close Friday. Ford Board Votes For Stock Split DEARBORN, Mich. board of directors 'of Ford Motor Co. today declared a first-quarter dividend of 90 cents per share and i recommnded a all Ford stock. The board also recommended that the authorized capital stock of tile company be doubled and the par value be reduced from per share to J2.50 per share. The" dividend declared today is payable March 1 to stockholders of record Jan. 30. Dividends in 1961 were at the rate of 75 cents a share each .quarter. A special meeting of Ford's stockholders will be held simul- taneously with the. annual stock- holders' meeting May 24 to con- sider and act upon the board's recommendation. If approved by the stockholders, i the change in the authorized capi- Mr. Sam s Successor Is Capable Politician EDITOR'S NOTE John Wil- liam McCormack of Boston has become the third-highest official, in the federal er of the House of Representa- tives. Here's a closeup of the 2-for-l split in actjon and Ule ..WASHINGTON (AP) Every- one the' tall, white-haired congressman purred, "that I have a minimum high regard for the gentleman." The words rolled out graciously and smoothly during a debate in the House of Representatives. The L u i i u The weather held back too the America-resigned outright. The club is made up of men who have made contributions in science, literature, fine arts or public service or are recognized as distinguished in a learned pro- fession. Cosmos Club President Paul A. (Continutd on Two) Statement In NEWS Story Is Incorrect A in a NEWS story An able, tough and resourceful politician, McCormack is a skilled debater can switch from ver- bal attack to persuasive charm with the speed of lightning. A smooth operator on the floor as well as in the backrooms of Congress, he's also a resonant, cigar-smoking backslapper who usually can be heard before he's seen. Fit and Hearty At 70, he's fit, hearty and on Sunday was incorrect. The story concerned the candi- dacy of Drexel Sales for county commissioner, district two. The story erroneously stated Sales Has been a resident of Pontotoc Coun- ty for eight years. He has actually resided in the county 58 years. The NEWS regrets the typo- graphical error and hopes this the lean side for a .politician. He will rectitv any glories in the title of "the Fight- Fight- ing Irishman from South Boston." And he has much in common with man talking was Rep. John thc man whom hc is in line lo William McCormack, who this week is to become a speaker of the House. The gentleman being needled was Rep. Clare Hoffman, R-Mich., a crusty old veteran'With a repu- (Continutd on Two) the hard way. succeed, the late Sam Rayburn of Texas. Since 1040, McCormack has been following in Mr. Sam's polit- ical footsteps. The two formed a working combination that was the pride of the Democrats and the' despair of the Republicans. In that year, Rayburn moved from the majority leadership to the (Continutd on Two) conception created by the original story. Some people are always grum- bling because roses have thorns. They should be thankful that thorns have Gen. Fea. Corp.)   

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