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   Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - January 16, 1962, Ada, Oklahoma                             Ad, h. ly h. b.. A, H-. EC Tigers Play Non-Conference Game, Spofts Page THE ADA Groundhog's Fans Defend Ability As Forecaster, P-3 58TH YEAR NO. 263 ADA, OKLAHOMA, TUESDAY, JANUARY 16, 1962 Body Of Missing Man's Found In Wrecked Vehicle By ERNEST THOMPSON A traffic accident near Stratford late Monday after- noon uncovered another mishap and explained the dis- appearance of a 62-year-old Garvin County man. Simon Fine, 62, was found dead in his wrecked car, partially hidden beneath a bridge about a quarter mile east of Stratford. Fine who lived at Stratford, had been missing since Saturday, Jan. 6, when he was seen by Sheriff Tom Abney at Pauls Valley. A twist of fate brought about the discovery of the Fine automobile. Ishmael Mercer, a Garvin County cattleman who lives eight miles south of Stratford, was driving a truck loaded with horses toward Stratford about p.m. Monday. As he approached the bridge, Mercer said, a car com- ing from the opposite direction forced him to take to the side of the road. His truck rammed into the bridge --------1 abutment, shearing off the high sideboards. About 15 horses were tossed from the truck bed. Apparently, three of them were killed or seri- ously injured. The truck didn't overturn, however, and Mercer was unhurt. As officers began to investigate the Mercer accident, they spotted the Fine vehicle. It was upside-down on the west jese soimers ai side of the creek spanned by the Katanga on Jan. 1, church author-1 narrow bridge. It was not com- ities reported today. pletely obscured from view, how- A dispatch from" an Associated ever, and observers expressed Congo Troops Massacre Missionaries LEOPOLDVILLE, the Congo Roman Catholic missionaries were killed by Congo- lese soldiers at Kongolo in north 8 Pages 5 CENTS WEEKDAY, 10 CENTS SUNDAY French Officials Seek To Halt Terrorism In Algeria JFK Regrets Failure Of Nuclear Talks WASHINGTON (AP) Presi Blocs Step Up Portuguese Attacks UNITED NATIONS, N.Y. faced bitter Killings In Oran Boost Death Toll ALGIERS (AP) French WASHINGTON (AP) Presi- U-NiTEU INATlUWa, IN. I. dent Kennedy says failure to] attacks from the Communist and African blocs today studied new and n-roccoH for fCinc, flmnatlOn li archer mPflSlirftS todSV 10 Penalty Goes On Delinquent Press correspondent at Bukavu. a Kivu Province town 225 miles northeast of Kongolo, said mis- sionaries who escaped the mas- sacre reported the violence to the bishop at Bukavu, The bodies of the 18 were recov- ered, the dispatch said. Another missionary was taken away and has not been heard from. The report to the bishop said troops of the Congo central gov- ernment attacked missionaries living near Kongolo, beat them and then killed them. President Moise Tshombe of Ka- tanga reported on Jan. 1 that his forces had abandoned Kongolo and that the invaders were killing hundreds of civilians and burning villages as they advanced on the town. Tshombe claimed that the in- vading troops were under the or- ders of the Central Congo gov- ernment in Leopoldville. but re- ports since have indicated that they were loyal to pro-Communist Deputy Premier Antoine Gizenga. who was put under virtual house arrest in Stanleyville Sunday by central government troops. Gizenga has been accused of dispatching troops into north Ka- tanga in an effort to establish his own state in the northeast Congo. Units of Gizenga's Stanleyville force were blamed for the murder of 13 Italian li.N. airmen in Kivu Province in November, cause of his death was not im- mediately known. It is possible injuries received in the accident caused his death, but he could have frozen to death or died of starvation in the lime he was pinned in the vehicle. The car was plainly visible to pedestrains on the road, but ap- parently no one had walked past the site since the accident oe- DEATH overturned car pictured above held the body of Simon Fine, 62, when discovered l.t. afternoon under the bridfl., just east of Stratford Fin. ha-T.pparently been dead for torn, time when hi, body d.scovered officer, Fine was pinned in the car. The wer, investigating a second accident the same t.te. (NEWS Stiff wonder that it was not seen from the highwa reach agreement with the Soviet Union on a nuclear test ban was the biggest disappointment of his first year in the White House. he said, could have been "a'very important step in easing tensions." The most heartening develop- ment, he believes, was a "great surge for unity" among the West- ern Allies and in Latin America. In his first news conference of] the days before thei _ _ first anniversary of his maugura-, OUilTV I 3XCS touched on nearly a subject a minute Monday, .roam- ling from the farm problem at home to Laos and Berlin abroad. Steel He hopes for a quick agreement between industry and the union to avert a strike and the hasty stockpiling of steel that might impede the nation's eco- nomic recovery. Contracts expire in June. Laos The risk of'war is the alternative to the risk of Commu- nist control of coalition govern- ments in Southeast Asia, he said. "We are tal'Jng a chance in all foes of her policy in Angola pressed for condemnation and possible punitive measures by the United Nations. Poland cosponsor with Bulgaria of a resolution calling on the Security Council to consider harsh penalties against the Lisbon government, was slated to take the floor as the 104-nation General Assembly's Angola de- went into its second day. The former French Congo also was expected to blast Portugal's administration of Angola and to harsher measures today to cope with the tide of vio- lence in Algeria's clan- destine war. Three killings in Oran boosted the overnight death toll to 20. Half a dozen per Youths Steal Car Owned By A deputy sheriff's car was stolen Monday and two Ada youths were arrested while driving it in Purcell. Tire car belongs to George Lance, deputy sheriff and operator of the Lancer Broadway. Motel on North The 1956 model Buick was ap- parently stolen Monday night. The local sheriff's office received a call from Purcell about 11 p.m., requesting a check on the license tag. The two youngsters had been arrested for speeding in Pur- cell. A check on the license tag in- dicated it was Lance's car. But, Lance was working on a case in another vehicle. When notified, he said his car was parked near the motel. A check was made. curred 10 days ago. Or. if some- one actually saw it, it is possible they dismissed it as an old wreck that had been abandoned. Abney said he saw Fine in Pauls Valley on the night of Jan. Fine reportedly told his landlady in Stratford that he was gong to Pauls Valley to "take care of (Continued on Two) Daughter Of E. C. Prof Is Hurt In Accident A 19-year-old daughter of a prominent professor at East Cen- tral State College was injured late Monday afternoon when her smal compact car skidded out of con- trol and overturned on Country Club Road. Judy Nabors, 19, daughter o! Dr. and Mrs. D. J. Nabors, 2130 East Twenty-first Street, was re ported in fair condition at Valley View Hospital Tuesday morning. Miss Nabors was going south on Country Club Road when she apparently lost control of the small car. Officers said she skidded 200 feet before leaving the road. The car apparently turned end- ovei'-end and was a total loss. It finally came to rest about 292 feef from the point where she lost control. The Ada girl was rushed to the hospital where she was treated for a back injury. The wreck was the eighth one in Ada this year and resulted in Lack Of Road Blocks Use Of New City Dump County Treasurer Virgil Hunt announced this week the one per cent per month penalty on all de- linquent county taxes goes effect today. of Southeast Asia. We are taking chance in other areas also." son's were wounded in com- bat between European and Moslem terrorist organiza- tions. Louis Joxe. French minister for iv Algerian affairs, met with the ter- Informed sources expressed top officials at .the new demand freedom African territory for the West lief the African group would not seek penalties against .Portugal but would limit its proposal to a call for condemnation and a de- mand for Angola's independence. iffect today. j mano iur He also released total tax figures j Any resolution will need West- collected Friday. Hunt said 74 per cent of the total 537.356 valuation tax figure has thus far been received at the treasurer's office. Tiiis includes total real estate and personal taxes imposed on county resi- dents each year ern support to ensure the two- thirds majority required for adop- tion. The United States reportedly has made clear it does not favor any call for economic sanctions against its NATO ally. Diplomats said U.S. delegates had told them the United States seaside administrative center of Rocher Noir, 30 miles from Al- giers. They were reported to be dis- cussing the possible proclamation of a state of siege, which would clamp tighter restrictions on Al- geria's already closely regulated civil life. The day's events included a day- light holdup of an Algerian bank j nau LUIU Liiw The county general and county-1 wants lfl sefi a modcrate resolu- wide school tax amounted to 13.60 mills or per thounsand of By GEORGE GURLEY j staunchly opposed lo'tlie city open- Ada's dump ground came up for I ing the dump ground in his area discussion at Monday night's City T" Council meeting. Mayor Carl Mayhal! Jr. com- mented that he had heard again irom residents living adjacent tci the present city dump, just north of the city. No Road got a new dump Mayor Mayhall said, "We've ground." "but for some reason we can't get a-road into it." Evidently, the mayor is correct. The city purchased an -80-acre tract in May. 1960. It is perhaps 111 A5UU. VV 10 I j. miles northwest of Byng, lying j locality in marginal land along the South j Intend To Fight The NEWS contacted Teague Tuesday morning and the Byng school official left no doubt as to his position. "I am certainly op- posed to this he "We intend to fight it." Teague indicated he had checked with state health authorities in Oklahoma City on the proposed development and they expressed concern. Teague said residents of the area were worried that the dump might prove to be a source of pollution and disease for the Canadian River. I "You might Mayor May- hall continued, "that we have met a certain passive resistance oa this thing." The city paid for the tract but since its purchase it lias never been utilized. Work Needed City manager J. B. Davidson pointed out that access could be secured over one of two routes, on a half section and the other a section line. But these routes arc not feasible for truck traffic. The roads would have to be enlarged and improved. And this would fall under the province of the county commissioner for that district, in this case, Dave Gray. Sid Spears wondered as lo what legal steps could be taken to open Health Hazard reasonable distance of the pro- posed dump. Perhaps the closest house to the dump ground would be a half-mile away. Teague did indicate that if the dump secured "approval" from state health authorities and he was convinced that its operation would not constitute a health threat to the area he might take another look at the situation. Appraisers Named In other matters, the council appointed a three-man board of appraisers for Paving District 72. Serving on the board will be Don McCortney, Uel Bumpers and F. B. Meaders. The new district interest of our country to work for a neutral and independent Laos." Farm Kennedy set a goal of reasonable balance between farm output and demand to insure that broken by surpluses, as it was to a substantial extent in the "20s." In his State of the Union mes- sage, he promised "to, present tion which would prod Portugal to grant self-determination for Angola. Portuguese Ambassador Vasco' geared to the times. fund tax amounts to 25.90 mills or S25.90 per thousand valuation. The school district taxes includ- ing general, building and sinking funds are as follows: general. 25.25 mills: 5 mills; and sinking, 8.30. This "S-a-total of by five Europeans. They escaped in a motor car with the equiva- lent of This may have been nothing more than an ordi- nary crime, but in the tense at- mosphere of Algiers it was im- mediately assumed the Europeans were robbing the bank on behalf I OrLUt4UUow u.it.v ----------tp Vieira Garin walked out of the j of the right-wing French Secret debate with his delegation Monday Organization. l.will to pay. Ada's taxes then amount to the -----_ ._ _._ Adas taxes men amount Civil Kennedy said he would issue an order against ra- and CQUn. cia discrimination in federally y aided housing when he behaves J f ,t will serve the public interest thousand and advance the cause of civil rights. He claimed more progress in the field during the last .12 months than the previous eight years and said his record may be judged properly at the end of this year "and at the end of our term." ncaun He said he felt somewhere represents a cost of as and said he would take no part in discussions' of charges of Portu- guese terrorism in Angola. In a hpated address, Garin ac-: cused the'United Nations of bias and described the debate as "mis- chievously designed, from which only evil can come to Angola and to this organization itself." He said his delegation would not take part in "illegal, pointless and wasteful" debate, but would reserve the right to return to the rostrum "to clarify matters or re- In Oran, three Europeans were slain and another wounded in of County residents may pay their piy to accusations which might taxes at the treasurer's office lo-'he' leveled against my country." cated on the second floor of the I Portugal would county courthouse. OFFICER HAS OPERATION Lester Hokit, a member of the He said he felt somewhere represeiiw a m oo around 12 people lived within a opposed to the final estimate tariff cuts. He said fig- .....u th lAda Police Department. under- Foreign trade- When the cdu- t okla. cauonal job is Kennedy de Ho ;ta, clared, the country will support his request for broad authority to the first traffic injury. up the roads in the area to access lo the tract. Some months ago it had been reported that Jess Teague. su perintendent at Byn U. S., Britain Agree To Drop Talks GENEVA CAP) The United States and Britain formally agreed today to abandon the three-power nuclear test ban talks and refer the issue to the dis- armament negotiations expected to open in Geneva next March. Charles C. Stelle of the United States and Britain's Sir Michael Wright announced their govern- ments' agreement to this Soviet demand at the 350th session of, the nuclear conference which re-j sumed here after a Christmas re- cess. (Continued on Two) I (Continutd on Two) Monday Hokit's physi attacks attributed to the rebel National Liberation Front. In Algiers, two. Moslems were wounded by bullets fired by Eu- ropean terrorists. In Bone, a young Moslem was injured by the explosion of a "plastic bomb. In Mostaganem, near Oran, two Mos- lems working for the French were wounded by gunfire. Civilian and military officials in a manifesto Monday night called on Europeans and Moslems to "say no to murder and terror- sm." Unless bloodshed and terror are stopped, the manifesto said. be taken that He indicated Portugal would not foci bound by any resolutions the assembly might put through _._ri.. against her policies in Angola, jmeasures _- The Soviet bloc resolution would "would limit the exercise of pub- have the Security Council consid the will shape" Tuesday following the eratjon. er applying sanctions against Por- tugal to remain in effect until the with uw p- p- jail council and assembly resolu- '-tions on Angola. .vionoay a cians reported he was in government complies rnii.-.iimicr i ai! miinci! and assemblv re Army Reveals Plan. For Reorganization WASHINGTON ing conducted by separate tech- Kennedy today approved a reor-inical services such as the Trans- .._ Western conference sources was I said the two negotiators offered ------the transfer of the test ban talks in view of the Soviet Union's ad- Sure 'nuff it was gone. The boys, 20 and 18 years old returned to Ada. Charges are now pending. this after- noon, a little colder extreme northwest, a little warmer cast; clear to partly cloudy tonight and Wednesday; low tonight 10 northwest to 25 Wednesday 38-50. south; high High temperature in Ada Mon- day was 44; low Monday night, 22; reading al 7 a.m. Tuesday, janization of the Army ordnance, quartermaster and other technical services and submitted the plan to Congress. The reorganization, which also includes a streamlining of general staff operations, was proposed by Secretary of the. Army Elvis J. Stahr Jr. and approved initially by Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara, The White House said the reor- ganization would take effect with- in 30 days if neither the House nor Senate Armed Services commit- tees objects. If either unit disap- proves it, the plan would then go before Congress as a whole. Con- gress would then have 40 days in which to reject the proposal. The plan would go into effect automatically if Congress does not act against it within that period. The aim is to promote efficien- cy by grouping under two new commands the operations now be- portation, Chemical, Signal, Ord. nance and Quartermaster Corps. The Army general1 staff also1 will 'be relieved of some of its responsibilities in tf-esa fields, so it can concentrate on over-all planning and policy making.' The staff's present training and school operations will be shifted to the Continental Army Command. The plan is tKe product -of about seven months of work. It does, not affect the combat structure of the Army.or any'of the field command organizations. The Army already has set in motion the reshaping of its fight ing divisions for greater mobility and striking power. Some aspects of the plan may run into opposition in Congress, although an apparent effort has (Continued on Two) Man Convicted Of Ada Murder Seeks Clemency A man convicted of murder in Ada 20 years ago will be consider- ed for clsmency Jan. 29 when the Pardon' and Parole Board con- venes at McAlester State Peni- tentiary. Alva .Floyd Moore, Ada, was convicted of the murder of Alf Hardage in 1941. Hardage and Alec Powell were shot to death May.l, 1941. Moore was charged with both murders, but the Powell 'murder case was dismissed in 1S51 for lack of prosecution.. Hardage, the operator of a serv-j ice station and Powell, a porter at! the station, were shot south of Ada. Moore was sentenced to die in the electric chair for, the. Hardage killing. He was-.supposed to have been electrocuted on Aug. 8. 1941. He .received -.1 stay of .-execution (Continued on Page Two) U. S. Starts Big Airlift To Germany FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) first elements of an Army force of 6.000 men arrived here from the United States today to lest American ability to airlift troops abroad in a hurry. A C13S transport carrying 72 of- ficers and men of the 4th Infantry Division touched down at sprawl- ing Rhine-Main base after a non- stop polar flight from McChord base in Washingtsn. The operation has been nick- named "Long Thrust II." Lt. Col. James Grimsley, 40, of Florence, S.C., divisions opera- tions officer, headed the first 18 officers and 54 men who arrived jby way of Greenland on a flight of 10 hours, 7 minutes. "Welcome to said Gen. Charles D. Palmer, deputy com- mander in chief of U.S. forces in Europe as he stepped forward to greet Grimslej. "How was the flight." "Just said Grimsley. Another C135 is due later today. From Wednesday until the airlift of the is completed next Saturday midnight planes will be landing here around the clock. It is a major test of U.S. capa- bility to rush troops to Europe >n- an as could arise from the Berlin crisis. The first arrivals were wel- comed by a group of officers headed by Gen. Charles D. Pal- mer, deputy commander in chief of the U.S. European Command, and a French colonel representing (Continued on Page Two) a.ino..B.i ui. JF1Micm euu... received-a stay of .'execution been made to avoid this possible t wa commutcd difficulty .by leaving.the .Cocps of f on Oct.. 31, (Continued on Page Two) to life improsonment on Oct. .31, 1942. THE-DAY partial thell riting agiintt the iky and heaped rubble below were all that remained of-Sul- phur's once-magnificent Artesian Hotel after'Sunday nights fire. The big job.of cleaning up got under way Monday. Sulphur Fire Chief Fred Freeman had .not. yet set .an-est.-. mite of money damage yesterday had any plans for rebuilding been announced: Fire units from Sul- phur, Ada, Tishomingo, Midill and Davis fought the blaie for about six hours, pouring upwards of a million gallons of water through six pumpers, and succeeded in confining the fire hotel-itself. building, a total loss. (NEWS Staff The line between properties is never more closely defined than when your neighbor shovels his front walk. (Copr. Gen. Fea. .Corp.)   

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