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   Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - February 13, 1962, Ada, Oklahoma                             Just a few words of consolation for a friend of ours who always has trouble buying shoes large enough to fit his size 13 feet. Be not dismayed. Blessed are they who have big feet for they will always be well-balanced Old Seadog Says He's Afraid Of The Sea, P-7 THE ADA EVENING NEWS League Leaders Tackle Cougars See Sports Page 58TH YEAR NO. 287 ADA, OKLAHOMA, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 1962 10 Pages 5 CENTS WEEKDAY, 10 CENTS SUNDAY Weather Still Holds Key To U.S. Orbit Flight CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. agency offi- cials said today weather prospects for astronaut John H. Glenn Jr.'s pioneer orbital flight Wednesday are about] 50-50. They indicated the mission might be postponed j again if things didn't improve. Lt. Col. John S. Powers, spokesman for the astronaut team, told a news conference project chiefs considered the weather outlook "marginal." In terms of odds, Powers said this, was about 50-50. Powers said Walter Williams, Project Mercury's oper- ations director and the man who would make the crucial decision, did not feel Glenn would go "with the .current that is, as it exists today. However. Powers said a better idea of the vveather in the critical recovery areas out in the Allan- 11 I 'tic would be gained from visual ft observation by Navy ships mov- IVIQI VII ing into those areas. The recovery vessels, chiefly 'carriers, are expected on station by four hours before launch, now planned for a.m. Wednesday. Parisians In Protest PARIS (AP) Between 150.000 However, Navy officials said they could gather accurate weather and Parisians marched j data about eight hours before slowly through the streets today silent protest against the Se- cret Army Organization and po- lice repression of demonstrations against the right-wing terrorists. It was one of the biggest as- semblages in the French capital since the 1944 liberation. The vast throng marched two miles from the historic Place de la Republique to Pere Lachaise Cemetery with the bodies of four of the eight persons killed in wild street fighting last Thursday night between police and Communist- led demonstrators against the se- cret army. The government relaxed its ban j on public demonstrations for the' midnight. Meanwhile, a weather recon- naissance plane also took a close look at the recovery areas. In hopes the weather would clear, Project Mercury officials today began the preliminary countdown aimed at a a. m. launching. The 14-hour count is split over two days, not neces- sarily consecutive, with the last half picking up shortly after mid-! night on launch day. As the count started, heavy fog blanketed the Cape Canaveral Macmillan Praises 'Spirit Of Soviet Summit Proposal which was arranged by virtually all labor and left-wing organizations in Paris. The bodies of the other four the provinces for leading into the Republique were demonstrators were sent to their hometowns in burial. The streets Place de la moving rivers of flowers as marchers clutched bouquets and began the two-mile march. The bodies were carried in hearses al- most hidden under wreaths of flowers. Six hearses followed with flowers for the graves. Gray, rainy skies added to the gloom and an electricity workers' strike darkened shops and stores in the area. Umbrellas opened as a slow drizzle began to fall. Only the sound of the thousands of feet moving along the street broke the dreary silence. The familiar clat- ter of buses and the muffled roar of the subways were missing as transport workers joined in (Continued on Page Two) 0. C. Man Is 8th Demo Candidate In Governor Race By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS An Oklahoma City man said to- day h-a will seek the Democratic nomination for governor. Harry R. Moss, 31, Oklahoma area, but was expected to burn midmorning. A weather said similar conditions sxist Wednesday, which would delay the firing. The reconnaissance plane took off from Bermuda to take a close look at .seas and skies in a line expending through the three main recovery areas where Glenn's capsule would impact after one. two or three orbits. The main concern was the zone DIRECTOR Joe Landis, right, is the director for the upcoming production of the Adi Antics. He was introduced to more than 100 Adans who turned out for a talent party Monday evening in the Terrace Room at the East Central Student Union Building. The new director planned to plunge into rehearsals for the big benefit variety show on Tues- day and Wednesday. Anyone who would like to appear in the show is asked to contact Mrs. H. B. Yagol. Landis promised at the party Monday that there is "a part for every- one." Here he chat! with Joe Bryan. (NEWS Staff Commissioners Put Health Dept. Bid For Funds On May Ballot Diplomatic Sources Predict Top Meeting Later This Year LONDON Minister Macmillan today wel- comed "the broad spirit" of the letter of Soviet Premier Khrushchev proposing a summit conference on disarma- ment. Macmillan told the House of Commons the problem now was to find a way of linking proposals made by the United States and Britain "with the more general ideas which the chairman of the Soviet Union has in.mind." Khrushchev proposed that the 18-nation disarmament conference opening in Geneva March 14 be conducted atj summit level in its opening Bob Kennedy Jalks With Indonesians JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) PLobert P. Kennedy told Indone- sian President Sukarno today the U.S. government has "done all itj This possibility, the informants can behind the scenes" lo is a Olltcomc of com- mote a peaceful solution to the jmunications which the two West- Dutch-Indonesian dispute overicrn leaders exchanged with West New Guinea. 'Khrushchev. A U.S. Embassy source said. A Foreign Office spokesman Kennedy emphasized to Sukarno went out of his way at a news in a two-hour conference over.conference to explain that future lunch at the Merdeka Palace that j planning for East-West contact is America has "a big interest in j still in a fluid state. stages, His proposal came after Mac- millan and President Kennedy had suggested an American-Brit- ish-Russian foreign ministers con- ference as a curtain raiser for disarmament talks. Diplomatic sources predicted that President Kennedy, Macmil- lan and Khrushchev later this year. meet this dispute and wants a peaceful solution." He stressed that the Western powers are consulting among Kennedy's remarks to Sukarno! themselves on the approach to be were the basis of a verbal tries-imadc now to Khrushchev. ic mam iAJiiuciJ.1 wao LUC 500 miles east of Bermuda where Partmcnt m the Glenn would land if his By W. L. KNICKMEYKR County taxpayers will be given" a chance to decide on a proposal lo levy additional millage for the support of the County Health De- clcction i May i. Some 30-40 citizens turned out pass. ning five lo eight feet high there today, down from 10 feet Monday when 40-mile winds whipped the irea. The launching attempt will not be made if waves are higher than five feet or winds more than 20 miles an hour in any of the rccov cry areas. Conditions in the other two areas miles south of Bermuda and 800 miles southeast of Cape reported satis- factory. The weather expert said a se- ries of disturbances was running through the Atlantic east of Ber- muda, with a new frontal wave developing every few hours. The last two waves were less severe than those of Monday, he report- ed. He said the weather trough causing the disturbance may break down in a few days, giving hope that the launching can be attempted later this week if not accomplished Wednesday. At an a.m. weather brief- ing the National Aeronautics and the eighth Democratic candidate. Moss has a suit pending in fed- eral district court in Oklahoma City to force legislative reappor- tionment. Moss also is opposed to the right-to-work petition now being circulated. "The so-called right-to-work Moss said, "is an infringe- ment on a citizen's personal lib- erties. The contracts under which a man bargains his labor in the production of goods or services is WMlern AUantic js m (Continued on Page Two) Early Precinct Returns Favor McGili For Post Early returns indicate Pontotoc a matter of private conscience." j County's Democrats are solidly of Commissioners to sound out pub- lic opinion on the proposal before going to the expense of adding the question to the upcoming primary election. Majority Approval General discussion at the meet- ing indicated that an overwhelm- ing -majority of those present were in favor of the proposal. As a result, the commissioners have decided to submit the question to the voters at the [irst primary. Rae Thompson, chairman of the commissioners, opened the meet- ing with a brief explanation of the proposal. A new state law pro- vides that, if a majority of ad valorem taxpaying voters ap- prove, an additional levy of up lo two and one-half mills may be made, in addition lo the regular 15-mill levy. This additional millage would Republicans Go In For Soul-Searching WASHINGTON Republicans engaged in be earmarked specifically for ihe local health department. The local unit would still receive slate and federal funds in-proportion to the sage he carried to neutralist In- .doncsia from his elder brother President Kennedy, the embassy source said. Tighl Schedule The U.S. attorney general made similar remarks in conferences today with other top Indonesian political figures who regard him as a'direct pipeline to President Kennedy. Crammed into Kenne- dy's tight schedule were talks with Sukarno; Foreign Minister Subandrio; National Security Min- amount ofjocal money provided.! ister Haris I Atty. Gen. Gunawan, and a Su- karno adviser, Ruslan Abdul Gha- ni, deputy chairman of the Su- preme Advisory Council. Two-Mill Levy Dr. K. W. Navin. director of the county unit, in asking the commis- sioners to set an election, had re- quested approval of a two-mill levy. However. Thompson pointed out, the actual amount entered in the tax rolls would be up to the coun- ly commissioners and the County Excise Board. Thus, even though the voters approved two mills, the amount actually levied might be less than that, according to those boards' estimate of the depart- ment's needs. Navin. elaborating on Thomp- son's statements, noted that if the proposal carried he would ask for one and one-half mills for his next year's budget. This amount, he said, would enable the depart- The embassy source said Ken- j nedy did not offer any solution to i Indonesia's many problems and that his talks were of an informa- tive nature. However, he did stress America's deep interest in, Indonesia. Realizes Problem President Kennedy "apprec- iates attempts by Indonesia's '.leaders to develop your country economically and achieve pros- perity for all the people." the attorney general said. He added the President "also realizes the extent to which the New Guinea issue is a problem praising the greatness of Abraham Lincoln are coming ment to build back to an adequate up with about as much criticism of Republicans as they i program, including dental care are leveling at the Democrats. Moss also said he considered teachers underpaid and would provide better educational oppor- tunity for children. He said he would sponsor a 5-year highway program financed with bonds and a more flexible budget. Moss is a native of Bartlesville, married and daughter. has a 10-year-old to partly cloudy this afternoon through Wednesday; cooler extreme west portion this afternoon, west and north tonight and southeast Wednesday: low tonight 38 northwest lo 54 southeast; high Wednesday 65-75. behind incumbent State Chairman Gene McGili and County Chair- man J. I. Jones. The Democrats held precinct meelings last Friday night in Pon- totoc County. Most of them were lightly attended, but meetings were hold in almost1 all precincts. Bill Massey, party central com- mittee secretary in the county, said Tuesday morning he has re- ceived approximately 12 precinct reports thus far. He noted that all except two or three endorsed McGill's candidacy for re-election as State Chairman McGili is being challenged in his bid to continue in that post by Mike Gray, Hooker. Jones, who operates a dry goods store in Allen, also received en- High temperature in Ada Mon- day was 84; low Monday night, 61; reading at 7 a.m. Tuesday, 62. Margaret Chase Smith of Maine the lone GOP woman senator, topped the political soul-searching with a sug- gestion Monday night in Bangor, Maine, that her party's leading lights are ducking the 1964 presidential nomina- tion because they are afraid they can't beat President Kennedy. Sen. Jacob K, Javits, R-N.Y., scolded Republicans in a New York speech for "paying too much attention to the thunder on the right---------------------------------- and not enough attention to! the thunder in the LO. AttOmeV Sen. Levcrett SaUonstall, R-: Mass.. said in Seattle, Wash., he agrees with former President Dwight D. Eisenhower that "ex- treme left wingers were advocat- ing socialism, while the extreme right wingers were advocating strong-arm government." SaUonstall, who described him- self as a moderate, indicated he wishes both wings would go away. He said neither subscribes lo the "real aims" of the Republican or Democralic parties. Sen. Hiram L, Fong, R-Hawaii. said in a Pittsburgh speech Re- publicans need to ask themselves whether they have "given suffi- cient impetus to humanitarian have we lost touch with millions upon millions of our fellow who no longer regard Republicans as their i "The preponderance of evi- and some mental health service. Both Funds Needed those services had been Warns About 'Hot7 Checks A rash of bogus checks in Ada has prompted County Attorney Pat Holman to compile a list of known bad check offenders. In recent weeks, the number of "hot" checks passed in Ada busi- ness places has increased alarm- ingly. Holman has a list of names of individuals, who, he says, are known to have written or passed checks which have been dishon- ored by the banks. available at Hoi- All Ada business The list is office. dence suggests we have increas- operators are invited to -pick up copies of the list. Holman noted Monday: "It is advisable that extreme caution be ingly lost support of the people, Fong said. "Surveys show that reports, according to Massey. The full 53-precinct report must be complete when Democrats gather for the central committee meeting Saturday at 2 p.m. in the district courtroom of the county courthouse. Republicans fail to command ma-1 jority allegiance of a single ma-' jor group in Mrs. Smith blasted what she called "faintheartedness" among the Republicans. She made it clear she thinks former Vice President Richard M. Nixon, Sen. Barry Goldwater of Arizona and Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller of New York may be "waiting for (Continued on Two) exercised if checks I from any of the 'individuals on j the list. It is also advisable if a check is offered in payment or exchange to require proper iden- tification and, if the check is discontinued. Navin said, because of lack of funds. The director said that (hough one and one-half mills would take care of current needs, he favored asking authorization for two mills to allow for future growth. Up to the present, Navin con- tinued, the department has been supported by allocations from the county and the city general funds, with the county contributing 800 this year and the city almost Strong Support When the meeting was thrown open for discussion, it became ap- parent at once that strong sup- port of the proposal would be forthcoming from county school- men. Rex Morrison, Ada superintend- ent, commented on the fine work done by the health department but noted that it had been "treated like a stepchild" in the1 mailer of financing. "There's1 no question in my mind who's been financing Morrison added. "It's the schools." The superintendent went oh to say that the schools had been asked year after year to give up some of the millage from the county general fund lo be used for other purposes including the health department. School Funds "For goodness' sake." Morri son concluded, "if it's possible to vote something somewhere for the Khrushchev tossed Kennedy and Macmillan a hot potato Monday by proposing the 18-nation disar- mament conference Geneva BACK IN U. S.: Francis Gary Powers, U2 spy pilot released in Berlin by the Soviet Union in a prisoner exchange, is shown three hours aftor his return to trre United States. The White House released this photo and refused to say where it was made. (AP Wire- Airplane's Blamed For Grass Fire Ada firemen have had a busy 'f 24 hours with a low-flying airplane blamed for part of their work. Fire Chief Dudley Young said a truck from Ada was called one mile east of Fitzhugh at p.m. Monday to put out a fire in the pasture at the residence of Kay Ingold. "Several people told us an air- plane flew over quite low and 'something' from the plane caught to" reply'Tn Pasture on S3'd; Soviet premier's look tlle combined efforts of Informants said the reply will the Ada firemen and two trucks be courteous, as was Khrush-'from the Rotf volunteer depart- mit basis. A Western answer may be de- livered to Moscow this week. The United States and Britain reject the idea of an 18-nation sum_mit, which they believe can only "clcgcncratc into a propagan- da circus. But they are expected to leave the way open for a three- power summil later in' the year. President Kennedy is expected' chev's letter, but firm. ment to control the blaze. The It will restate the position tha'Jflames threatened a barn on the a heads of government meeting property but the fire was should convene only to approve! controlled with only minor dam- work done on a lower level, or to try to bridge differences which negotiators could not solve, the informants said. Kennedy's reply, however, will not exclude the possibility of a jurr.mil at a later date should the Geneva parley show adequate progress. But it will restate the reasons for Western dislike for un- prepared summitry, the sources said. Secretary of State Dean Rusk in your country's economic de- explained the U.S. postion late velopment." Monday in a radio interview. Sukarno is placing his nation's! Summit meetings, he said, full resources behind his cam-1 "ought to be handled with con- paign lo get West New Guinea from the Netherlands this year, by force if necessary. Friend To Both siderable care and advance prep- aration. It is important that when the summit meets that it be suc- cessful. There are considerable age to the building. A s'.uck truck was cause for another call earlier Monday aft- ernoon. Young said that a truck, owned by the OK Iron and Metal Co. of Durant, became mired at the Thompson Chair Factory in the Ada industrial area. Sparks from wheels spinning in the at- tempt to free the truck set off' accumulated gas fumes. Young said the flames got into the cab of the truck and did some damage. The call was re- ceived at p. m. A few minutes earlier, at p. m., firemen were called to Main and Broadway to put out an- other vehicle fire, in a car owned j by L. Anthony, Roff. Only minor j damage to paint on the front was reported dangers and disadvantages if the Kennedy made clear America s jn Grass fires were the theme early greal interest in the dispute and and jn ilKTcased ten. Tuesday, with firemen answering TimrnH slnmc emphasized that the United States is the friend of both countries, jsion. two such calls. The first was at j Senators Ask Full Story From Powers WASHINGTON (API-Senators have told the State Department they want the full story of U2 spy pilot Francis Gary his ill-starred flight over the So. viet Union to his walk to freedom. Spokesmen for the Senate For- eign Relations Committee say they expect they'll get the infor- mation after Central Intelligence Agency men question the 32- year-old flier. Under wraps If they.don't, the senators in- dicated they may have to ques- tion Powers themselves. So far Powers has been kept under wraps since he was ex- changed Saturday for Soviet spy Rudolf Abel. The only official word on the pilot's whereabouts Monday was a State Department statement that he is seeing his family and will be questioned. Evidently the only members of his family" permitted to see Pow- ers are his wife Barbara who flew here from her mother's home a, Milledgeville, Ga., and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Powers of Norton, Va, Where they are holding their reunion is a secret, "Burned Up" One of Powers' sisters, Mrs. William E. Hileman. 25, of sub- urban Glassmanor, Md., said she is "burned up" because authori- ties won't let her see her big brother. "I think all this stuff is ridicu- lous, absolutely uncalled she said. "Nobody will tell me where my big brother is. -If I knew. I'd go. sec him, even if I had to walk." "I know there is a reason be- hind all she added later. "I just wish they'd tell us what it is." As senators began moving in to try to pluck aside some of the curtain of secrecy around Pow- ers' adventures behind the Iron Curtain and his release. Sen. Strom Thurmond, D-S.C., pro- pos 1 that the pilot be brought before a public session of the Armed Services Committee to tell his story. Hear Story "In fairness to Mr. Powers, the American people need to hear his story from Mr. Powers himself." Thurmond said. "If there is no blame, this ought to be brought out." Sen. Howard W. Cannon. D-Nev., also said he hoped the armed services group would call Powers. "I was disappointed in Mr. Powers' conduct after his cap- ture." Cannon said, and he added that he wants to know what sort schools if the proposal passed and the health unit received its own millage. Navin replied that the money would revert to the general fund (Continued on Page Two) the embassy source said. Kennedy spoke for minutes with eight top of termined and quiet negotiation to translate these agreed (general nationalistic and Moslem labor unions and appealed to them to help find a peaceful solution to the New Guinea crisis. Leaders of the Communist-dom- inated Sobsi labor federation. In- donesia's largest, had been invit- (Continued on Page Two) Rusk said: "We believe thai' is now Mllnd for is Bluff' at a' m" whcrc I what is now called for is some systematic, serious, hard and de- disarmament) principles which have been endorsed by the U.N. General Assembly into reality and fact. "And we do not believe that this kind of negotiation can best (Continued on Page Two) grass fire in the lawn caught', the exterior of the house on fire. Young said the outside of the home was damaged and siding had to! be torn off to control the blaze. but there .was no damage to the i interior. The second Tuesday grass firej call was at a. m. at St.' Joseph's School on East Beverly. No damage was reported. S chants to good contact the bank on vhich the check is drawn to see if such an account exists and if sufficient' funds are available." The list in Holman's office in- cludes 131 names of people from this' immediate area. echoed Morrison's senti- ments. Duke also wanted to know whether or not the now al- located to the health department would become available .to the (Continued on Two) AFTERMATH OF FLASH FLOOD Rocks and debris litter one of the main drives in Hollywood after a cloudburst turned the street into a raging torrent. Many autemobirei were washed down the street into others. The cloudburst came during the sixth day of 'consecutive rains in Southern California. Story appears on page seven (AP WirephotoJ. Two Boost February Total To 13 Two Monday'accidents upped Ada's total for February to 13. The first one came at a.m. at Twelfth ajid Center when cars driven by Jerry D. Northcutt, 22, 903 North Oak, and Boyd Joplin, 58, Route 4, Ada collided at the intersection. Northcutl forfeited bond on charges of failure to yield. At 4 a city-owned tractor rolled into a car parked on Ren- nie between Main and Twelfth, ac- cording to police. Lee Mason, 47. Route 3, Ada, was the operator of the tractor.. Gene Sands, 23, East Ninth; is the owner of the car. Mason pleaded not guilty to charges of improper parking. In the only other Municipal Court case, Mulbert Lewis. 63, was fined 520 for public drunken- ness. Women are divided into two classes the careless ones who lose their gloves and the careful ones who lose only one (Copr. Gen. Fea. Corp.)   

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