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   Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - February 15, 1962, Ada, Oklahoma                             A slight misunderstanding obviously is the basis for the newest cause for bitter jealousy in the tricycle -set: "But why can't I have chicken pops, Mama like Patty has .chicken Cougars, Durant Play Here Tonight See Sports Page THE ADA EVENING NEWS President Praises Refurbishing Of White House, P-6 58TH YEAR NO. 289 ADA, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 1962 16 Pages 5 CENTS WEEKDAY, 10 CENTS SUNDAY Gale Sweeping Atlantic Cancels Ninth Attempt At Space Flight CAPE CANAVERAL, Fin. (AP) scientists pre- pared today for another attempt Friday to rocket astronaut John H. Glenn Jr. into orbit but the odds still were heavily against them. A 54-mile-an-hour gale sweeping across the central Atlantic forced Ihe United States to cancel the effort early today. It was the ninth postponement. Ragged Outlook Prospects for Friday were just as ragged and the Weather Bu- reau said Saturday would "very much o[ a lost cause" so] Postponements through was forecast for that area day, they said, would allow the j Friday, leaving conditions still un- far as weather is concerned. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration said the op- rocket and capsule crews to "go desirable for a launch. back for detailed checks on the. Indications were, the weather erations director, Walter C. Wil-j system beyond those allowable j men said, that conditions in the liams. would take another close during the day-to-day delays." recovery areas after one, two or look a the weather at midnight tonight and make a decision then on whether to go ahead with the Friday launch attempt. Long Delay In discussing the status of the project al morning briefing, space officials held out the possibility of an extended delay if Glenn's mis- be sion does not come off Friday. The central Atlantic storm to-[ three orbits probably would be day, covering square miles., satisfactory if not good, was driving 18-foot waves through j A big problem looming is the the area where Glenn would have expected weather in the Cape had to land in event of an emer-1 Canaveral area. It has been good gency during the first few min- utes after liftoff. It was centered 950 miles east of Bermuda. Undesirable A 30 per cent weather improve- Glenn. Isn't 'Fretting' About Many Delays In Space Trip CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) new delay in his space voyage doesn't find John H. Glenn Jr. "sitting on his hands, "I'm sure John is aware, in isoon occupied with meetings and fact more than most of us. of the I continued training. That helps fretting." For this astronaut, headed dangers in his Voas said. "But I've seen no evidence with John that concern for his personal safety is a very impor- tant item. I think that is typical seem an unbearable Dr. Voas believes. strain. How can an astronaut take it? Partly it is because of training, the psychologist explains. Space flight is more like an ordinary event to them, much as is the sight of blood to a surgeon. To the experienced test pilot of aircraft, the step into space is a next logical development. He's eventually for a great venture, is a man "remarkably able to bear says Dr. Robert...... Voas, a psychologist who is and learned to live well ing officer for America's seven' astronauts. Furthermore, Glenn is busier than most people realize, and the activity helps him handle the long waits and last-minute postpone- ments. Dr. Voas said. To many people, the idea of riding into space is frightening. To come close to the moment of pushing the having that moment stayed again and combat frustration, Dr. Voas said. At the same time, "to those close to him, he sometimes expresses impatience at what he considers unnecessary demands on his of all the who time." have lived with danger all their i in tne pretend flights, experts confront him suddenly with emergency problems something is supposed to have gone wrong. "And we can see if he is still alert and ready. John Glenn can prepared to accept delays be- tell, too, and is one of the best cause of "bugs" developing in complex craft. But he's also fa- miliar with all aspects of his his re- peatedly flies pretend missions. The delays, if they have had any effects, have "generally been Even if he is encased in his cap- sule on the launching the trip is called can regard it as another bit of prac- tice to sharpen up. When weather or a mechanical problem says "No Glenn is judges of his own condition." "He recognizes he has fear. He recognized it in combat in Korea. The hero is not the man who fears but the man who knows how to handle his fear. "The astronauts are so busy handling their vehicle that they hardly notice the fear. Instead of worrying whether the- rocket might blow up, they think about what to do if it did." Dr. Voas said that "there's no (Continued on Page Two) .Sfiof Kills U.S. Attache In The Congo LEOPOLDVILLE. the Congo assistant U.S. military attache in Lcopoldville, Lt. Col. Hulen D. Stogner. 39, of El Paso. Tex., was shot in the head Wednesday night as he lay on his bed reading. He died an hour later without regaining consciousness. Within two hours, a Congolese chauffeur was arrested but a spokesman for the U.S. Embassy said questioning of him had pro- vided no useful information. The chauffeur was held in cus- tody by U.K. Nigerian police, and a search was launched for Stog- ner's Congolese house boy and his night watchman. U.N. and Congolese police were Investigating the killing No weap- on was found, but plaster casts were taken of footprints found outside Stogner's quarters. Nearly 500 Congolese troops en- circled the Pare Hembise residen- tial section of Leopoldville within an hour of the attack. They searched all houses in the vicini- ty, including quarters of other diplomats. G. McMurtrie Godley, U.S. charge d'affaires, said an embas- sy secretary, Miss Elizabeth Tring of Washington, D.C., was sitting in the room with Stogner when the single shot was fired. Top Negotiators Meet In Steel Labor Talks PITTSBURGH negotiators met today in their first formal session aimed at reaching a new labor contract for the basic steel industry. President David J. McDonald of the United Steel- workers Union sat down in a summit bargaining session with Conrad Cooper of U. S. Steel Corp., chief in- dustry negotiator. They met with aides while union and industry teams representing 11 major steel producers continued sep- arate meetings. Cooper and McDonald repealed their hopes they can reach a fast agreement but had no other com- ment. It seemed clear, however, they had gotten together beforehand, not once but frequently, and al- ready have pretty well worked over their area of differences to- ward early new arrangements to succeed the industry labor pacts expiring June 30. Cooper, for example, told news- men Wednesday that the industry- union human relations committee, which has been meeting regularly East Central Speech Meet Opens Friday Friday and Saturday bring lo the East Central State College campus many of the ablest high school speakers, actors and de- baters in Oklahoma for the Class A Forcnsics Meet. This year the Class B Forensics will be held a week later, entries having increased until the tourna- ment had to be divided. _ Some 35 or 40 years ago, when for some time, has worked out it was launched here, entries were certain joint recommendations. Just what, he would not say. Nor would McDonald. Both men expressed high hope 1962 steel bargaining got The Class A division has 14 underway to an unprecedented early and amicable slart Wednes- scarce and the forensics meet was 'run off" at the same time as the scholastic competition, baseball and track. schools Sem- inole, Lawton, Putnam City, Mid- west City, Ada, Durant, Shawnee, Shawnee Junior High, Norman, they could achieve the quick, non-inflationary deal with little or no price boost that 'the Two Are Accused Of Bogus Check Charge M. E. Irwin and M. E. Earp were charged with obtaining prop- erty by means of bogus check in Individual events oral inter-! mill managers and an equal a case filed Wednesday in JPjpretation of dramatic and hu-j number of local union officials divided into 11 sessions represent- and from Oklahoma City, South-j white House has been urging, east, Classen, Northwest Classen- Wednesday's bargaining opener and Northeast. j brought together about 500 steel Bert Ratliff's court. morous literature, extemporane- The complaint, signed by S. T. !0us speaking, standard and orig- LIIC UJf kj. V. Tisdale, accuses the two of ob- j taining by means of bogus check. OKLAHOMA Partly cloudy west considerable cloudiness .east this afternoon, a few Uiun- dershowers southeast this after- noon, a few thundershowers ex- treme east; clear to partly cloudy tonight and Friday, cool- er southeast this afternoon and most sections tonight; low to- night 30 northwest to 52 south- east; high Friday 55-65. High temperature in Ada Wednesday was "3; low Wednes- day night, 55; reading at 7 a.m. Thursday, '56. Rainfall during the 24 .hours ending at 7 a.m. Thursday, .04 inch. inal oratory, poetry interpretation Friday morning at 9 and end in the late afternoon. Debate begins Friday at p.m. and winds up late Saturday afternoon. One-act plays and duet acting begin Saturday morning at 9 and usually continue into early afternoon. Dr. D. J. Nabors, chairman of the speech department of East Central, is in charge of the meet. He says'that the entry total for this weekend is almost as heavy as that of last year despite similar meets being held at Central, Northeastern and 'Southwestern State Colleges. There are six plays, 14 duet acting entries, 37 debate teams and many individual speech contestants. The Class B Forensics, slated Feb. 23-24, may draw more en- tries. No other tournaments are scheduled for that weekend and there are more Class B schools than A schools. all week except for early morning fog and low clouds which disap- peared before mid-morning. This same condition is expected Friday, but a new front also is moving in which would bring high Production Work Resumes At Ideal Cement Co., Glass Plant Here Ada's economic picture bright- ened this week as two major in- dustries swung back into produc- tion after temporary shut-downs. By coincidence, both the Ideal Cement Co. plant and the Hazel- Atlas glass plant resumed opera- tions on the same day. Tuesday. Neither has yet reached full-scale production, but both should be in cloud cover Cloud Cover The problem will be to get the shot away after the low clouds dissipate and before the high cov- er moves in. A cloud cover over the cape bundling area forced a postpone- ment Jan. 27 after Glenn had been in his capsule five hours and 13 minutes. Paul Haney, NASA news direc- tor. announced today's scrub at a.m. As it did Wednesday, the "scrub" came after .a special weather briefing for Project Mer high gear by the beginning of the week. The Ideal plant shut down Jan, 15. The reason given at that time was lack of demand tor cement during the winter months, when weather conditions slowed con- struction work. Spring Arrives Apparently spring has come to construction business. Dave Howe. Ideal plant manager, told the NEWS today that shipments have been so good it was decided to resume full-scale ooerations. Work began in the quarry at Lawrence Tuesday, On Wednes- cury Director Walter C. Williams AaV raw, process- al the center. midnight. e Cape Canaveral control iinS the rock- And the-first kiln The briefing began at was scheduled to go on the line Glenn Told Immediately after the decision was made, the White House was advised of the further delay in the planned launch which was first scheduled for Dec. 20. Glenn was awakened at a.m. by his doctor, William Doug- at about noon today, with the second scheduled to follow tomor- row. Chain Process Then, as soon as the material comes out of the kilns, the finish mills will start grinding. "It's a kind of chain process." Howe remarked, "with one link las. and advised of postponement.' another.'1 r. inn rtmnlr About 100 employes were af- Subsequently Douglas said lu" Glenn appeared to be somewhat fccted the Ideal disappointed and the doctor quoted Glenn as saying: "Everything is still go but the weather. When we get weather will go." The doctor said Glenn then went back1 to bed. Relaxati of these, Howe said, will be back on the job this week. Long Lay-Off The glass plant was idle more .than twice as long as Ideal. Idle, that is, so far as making glass is concerned. chologist, Dr. Robert Voas. said the astronaut had heard of in- at the end of November a two and one-half month layoff. But a qiesb newsmen ject of how he relaxed after these j r Reason for the shut-down here repeated postponements Voas said Glenn asked him to; I was the need for replacement of the old glass furnace. And a good Trouble's Already Shaping Up For Disarmament Talks Khrushchev Holds Key To Chances WASHINGTON (AP) The big new disarmament conference set for Geneva March 14 appears to be in serious trouble a month be- fore it opens. Just how serious trouble is should be.deter- mined in the next week or so by Soviet Premier Khrushchev's next move in his campaign for a 'sum- mit level meeting. If Khrushchev insists on going personally to Geneva for the open- ing U. S. officials said today, his action will be taken here and in other Western capi- tals as evidence that he is con- cerned only with propaganda aims. Serious Intent If. however, he is prepared to put off his summit proposal until some later stage of the negotia- tions, officials said that his action could be taken as an indication that he is interested in making a serious start on disarmament, even al the cost of some small concession to Western views, In view of the speed with which the situation has developed dur- ing the past week, the expecta- tion in government quarters here is that a new Khrushchev mes- sage to President Kennedy, Brit- ish Prime Minister Harold Mac- millan and other leaders involved JUST BEFORE EGG THROWING INCIDENT U. S. Attorney General Robert Ken- nedy the University of Indonesia at Jakarta, where he delivered an address to law students. A few minutes after this picture was taken, Kennedy had to duck a cold fried tgg thrown at him by a youth. It was the first unfriendly gesture toward Kennedy his arrival for a six-day visit. The egg-throwing youth was not identified, but a spokes- man for the university said he was not a student. (AP Wirephoto via from Ja- Steel Firms; Bob Kennedy Draws Win Toll Mixed Cheers, Jeers Road Work Coming in a few days. 50-50 Chance in 11 ,L 1 i' UIC UlU rtlJU a UUUU j i it J i tell the press my relaxation to be personally deter- eiut c rif c I AAninrr Thrt nnMnrcatn _ _.. _ nnt in fin anv mr_ sisls of sleeping." The doctor said, rr Glenn did. n'otlke sleeping pills; Th? job V jthe new furnace. or tranquilizers. 24-Hour Delay At a post-midnights weather briefing for newsmen, Haney said: "Unsatisfactory weather in Work Begins Manager John W. Cooper says that actually only about one-third saia: ynsauwaciury wedu e, m f th force was- the central and eastern Atlantic on 4I, caused postponement of _ the launch attempt for at least 24! hours." j That would mean sometime be-' tween a.m. and p.m. Friday. However, the storm ihat caused NASA to postpone the attempt lo hurl Glenn three times around the j world through space may be only a forerunner of worse to come. The weather specialists are watching the development of an- other low pressure area off Nor- folk, Va., and there are faint in- dications that others may be de- veloping farther to the South. Rough Seas laid off some 80 people. All (Continued on Page Two) Ada Firm Gets Big Contract In South Carolina Forster Manufacturing Co. just received a contract to manufacture grain handling equip- ment for the Charleston Port Au- thority. T. E. Forster Jr.. presi- dent of the firm, said that the port is operated by the state of South Carolina. He called it a- "turn key job." OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The steel industry won its battle over pre-stressed concrete fo'r turnpike in making preparations for the'business today as the Oklahoma Geneva talks should be forth- Turnpike Authority awarded a contract for- 77 structures, on the southwestern toll road. The contract went to the Okla- homa Turnpike Steel Fabricators, a joint venture of three Oklahoma, City and one Tulsa steel firm It was voted unanimously follow- ing a recommendation by Harry E. Bailey, consulting engineer. Bailey said the total cost of the structural steel, assembled and set in place, was less than the bid of the American-Marietta Co. for pre-stressed concrete beams. The low bid came as an alter- nate to specifications, using a lighter weight steel. Bailey said, however, the lighter weight. A-36 top officials believe there is a better than 50 per cent chance that Khrushchev will go to Geneva, even though Macmillan and Kennedy have ar- gued against starting the talks at the summit, and Kennedv is re- In any case, the magnitude of j that is, it includes not only the the storm now lashing the Atlan- tic cast of Bermuda was indicated in the official weather report in these words: "Very strong gale winds and very rough seas." j mined not to go under any cir- cumstances. This estimate of Khrushchev's probable action is based, among other things, on a belief that he probably wants a forum of international importance in which to sound off against the prospective new series of atmos- pheric nuclear weapons tests by the United States. Decision Kennedy made clear at his inews conference Wednesday that he intends to make the final deci- sion on atmospheric tests around ithe end of the month. It is widely j expected that he will decide in favor of testing and that the first shots will be fired in early March, prior to the Geneva conference opening. Another bit of evidence in sup- port of the speculation that Khrushchev will go to Geneva, re- gardless of Western objections to (Continutd on Pagt Two) Call's Repeated For Ada Antics Talent equipment, which will be manu- factured in the Forster plant here in Ada, but also installation by Forster crews. He said that the .crew will be i The 1962 edition of Ada Antics A check showed the wind force Amoved from Winfield, Kan., where I is still in need of more specialty had climbed to 47 knots (a knot .men are completing the construe-1 numbers, especially solos by both is 1.15 miles an hour) and that tion of a S100.000 feed plant. The men and women, the seas were breaking at 18 feet South Carolina installation Tryouts will be at this to stand Glenn's capsule include ship loading machinery j evening at the Country Club. on end. for grain, dust handling equip-; (Bring your own music.) JOGJAKARTA, Indonesia F. Kennedy drew a mixture of cheers and jeers today after challeng- ing student hecklers "if you disagree with any aspect of American policy step up here and tell me." 'Only one student of Jogjakarta's Gadjah Mada Uni- versity came hesitatingly forward with a long question referring to the American "capitalistic and monopolistic Jabbing his finger toward the youth, the U. S. attor- ney general launched into a. long statement on U. S. life and politics. Showing flashes 'of anger, Kennedy told the students at one point to grow up when they at- tempted to pin him down on the U. S. attiude toward Indonesia's claim to Dutch- held West New Guinea. After reiterating that the Unit- ed States felt ownership of the disputed territory should be de- termined by negotiations, he add- ed heatedly: "You should be more mature. Here, you've had the benefit of an education and you cannot expect the United; MOSCOW (AP) The United Allies Send Protest On Air Corridors States to agree with everything you do." The attorney general said his 'Z is' WnTSd oT Resident Kennedy was projects across3 thenatior.and reeaeu ofTadt MS W. D. Hoback, turnpike engineer-manager, concurred with jl Bailey's recommendation. free Holland. "We retain ties with both coun- ity and the Flint Steel Corp., Tulsa. The joint venture bid actually was about less than the low concrete bid, but additional States, Britain and France today protested against Soviet interfer- ence with Allied air corridors to Berlin. The three Western embassies said in a terse statement that they had made written protests to the Soviet Foreign Ministry. No details were- given. Earlier, the three Allied occu- pying powers of West Berlin had rejected another Soviet request to restrict their air corridors be- tween Berlin and Hanover and Hamburg to certain altitude levels. a good-will tour. A member of the Kennedy par- ty emphasized that the attorney! Communist jets were heard general "is under no instructions" j breaking the sound barrier over to the figure. The beams are for 74 bridges and 3 railroad overpasses. Bailey said because of the keen' lion dollars less than estimates. The authority hired Oscar Mon- rad, Oklahoma The area of concern involved' ment, and a million-bushel stor- (Continued on Two) I age. Choral rehearsal is set for also at the Country Club. The spokesman's comment Frankfurt airliner said that jets came in reply to newsmen who; believed to be Soviet or East Ger- asked about Indonesian Foreign !man to their plane to- This air corridor is one of (Continued on Page Two) Council Slates Second Session Of Driver Course ine ueams ior d i m- solution" to the dispute. dollars less than estimates.! and lhe lndjsian and me1 pendent appraiser for purchasing: _ rtght-of-way on the 33-mile, tour of I (Continued or Page Two) central Java and Bali. Valentines And Barbs ing the -major steel companies. These were "sound off" meet-1 By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ings designed to let local people1 Oklahoma Republicans had a let'off steam and relate wocsinew candidate for governor and Republicans Harmonize While Democrats Carry On Fight built up since the 1959 contract was negotiated after a record 116-day strike. apparent harmony today while Democratic leaders exchanged barbs 'in their heated battle over Some degree of heal was ex- the' post of party boss. pected as the natural thing, but r _ _ "ohn N' industry men said they were sur ...ended speculation Wednesday by lliuuat.lv juvii oaiu niKjr VYGIC. out- 1. ,11 1 I ir prised at the intensity of some of: announcing he 11 tackle Henry Uie "beefs" expressed by union' ma primary contest or men at the-meetings. This espe-'the Republican nomination fqr cially related to grievance and seniority problems. Reports persisted, however, that even before the formal bargaining started the principals had pretty much agreed on what they had in mind in the way of a settle- ment. This was reported to be 10 or 12 cents an hour in pay and job security gains for the union, an- nually over a three-year period, and probable federal tax relief, (Continutd on Two) think the people in Oklahoma are ready for a-business-adminis- tration, and I think I'm qualified to give it to them." said Camp, a veteran state legislator and Waukomis banker. Both Bellmon and Camp ex- changed verbal con- trast with the fight raging around state Democratic chairman Gene McGill's efforts to get re-elected to the post. McGill called on Jim Arrington, Democratic national committee- man from Stillwater, to resign sincerely believe that my back- post Wednesday, charging "he has not been representing our state in the National Committee." ground qualifies me to accomplish this most important goal." Camp has served 20 years in the The blast came on the to1 be the an announcement by Arrington. longest legislative service by a that he would support Mike Grey, Hooker, in his attempt to unset McGill as state chairman. McGill's charge got a prompt reply from Arrington: "I have had no complaints from the Na- tional Committee under whose 'jurisdiction I work." In the midst of the Democratic battle, Camp told newsmen cer- tain prominent Republicans per- suaded him to enter the gover- nor's race after he had decided earlier not to- run, Camp said he will start his campaign immedi- ately. "The'next governor roust be able to work effectively iiKfprmu- lating a sound program that will chart our state's future course of growth and said Camp. .open his campaign for the GOP New county officers will make Republican. He was chairman of the Banks and Banking Commit- tee last session. He is president of the Waukomis State Bank and has been in the banking business there since 1928. Bellmon announced earlier this week he would resign as stale Re-, publican chairman March 3rd and, The second session of a driver "refresher" course will be held tomorrow under the sponsorship of the Pontotoc County 'Home Demonstration Club Cuncil. The course is conducted by 0. B. Patterson and Don Loftis, both of the Oklahoma Highway Patrol. It is open to the public. Individual tests on reaction.. of his experience in the legisla-jas Democratic national commit- nvua ss on reac.. ture and' business. iteeman to .be impartial in all vision, depth perception, etc.. will Camp indicated he doesn't in-! Democratic primary be administered and the troopers tend to wage a. mudslinging cam-! said McGill. j will deliver talks on the auto- paign centered around personal-] have not endorsed anyone in mobile .and nature and on the the gubernatorial race or any of; automobile and man. the primary answered i The course is calculated to help ities since he thinks the "people are tired of it." As far Bellmon, Camp said, "Henry has done a. wonderful job as state chairman and I have all the respect in the world for him." Democratic tempers appeared to be getting a little thin as .time grew near for selection of county chairmen Saturday. governor's nomination. At the time Bellmon stated if Camp entered the race he would concentrate the early part of his up the state central committee which will select the new state Democratic Chairman when it meets in March. stumping-in northern Oklahoma! McGill leveled a pair of charges counties. He was. openly compli-iat Arrington. He said Arrington- tnentary. to Camp. Camp, in turn, tossed back com- pliments at Bellmon Wednesday, but said he felt he would be the stronger GOP candidate because failed to attend a meeting of the National Committee Jan. 20 and that he has endorsed Preston Moore for governor. Arrington. He added: drivers of all ages. Beginners "It is still my opinion we badly invited to attend, along with those need Mike Grey to. unite Oklaho- j drivers who want a "refresher" ma's Democratic Party, to pay off course, a huge debt and to beati It starts at a.m. and con- 4-Ujt "DnmiUTinnr.r. tintiAC until t m af Pifv Wall the Republicans this fall. Grey declined comment on Mc-j Gill's charges. Meanwhile Wednesday W. P. Bill Atkinson, another. Democratic candidate for governor, announced E.L. Jim Roedercr will serve as his Oklahoma County campaign co-ordinator. Roederer is an insur- Peak. jtinues until 2 p.m. at City Hall. Muskogee County comro.ssioner, s fae j announced he would be a. Demo- rjn an uuic iui guveuiui. "He has a moral responsibility (Continutd on Two) (Copr. Gen. Fea. Corp.) r   

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