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   Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - February 20, 1962, Ada, Oklahoma                             You may have noticed a tendency toward flipness in these toplines. But as today's is being written, astronaut John Glenn is still whipping around the earth, and n obody's got time to think of clever things to say. Too busy praying. Japanese Find American Life Not Like Films, P-3 THE ADA EVENING NEWS Cougars, Tigers Clash Tonight See Sports Page 58TH YEAR NO. 293 ADA, OKLAHOMA, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 1962 8 Pages 5 CENTS WEEKDAY, 10 CENTS SUNDAY HE'S OFF! U. S. ASTRONAUT ORBITS EARTH Deannexation Of Small Ada Section Looms Large In Council Discussion By GEORGE GURLEY A small plot of ground, will be explored more fully Thursday evening if lor the southwest leg, running from the interchange on thing over five acres, occupied of the grocery 12 -near the cement plant bulk of the City Council's meet with city and east toward Ahloso. tion in its meeting Monday the list seeks completion The question was whether Clark, chairman of four-lane engineering or Ar- not to deannex tho tract. of commerce and programming of this ern Acres, from the appeared before limits of the city. In the Clark sketched the the city was announc- after lengthy discussion, the of the Ada bypass as the site for the huge gov- cil postponed any action until noted that the chamber water pollution labora- meeting Thursday recently established The government lias shown Councilmen also list which is on interest in a site south problems arising from the the State Highway Ada and west of Ahloso. Action struction of the This list gave prime the southwest leg of the by- Supermarket at the to the acquisition of in the minds of many peo- of South Broadway and and construction of the working on the lab project. teenth. But again, no action leg of the bypass. Next extremely important to help taken although it is likely list came tlra acquisition access to the big federal I installation. Such a road will also be 'a factor in the location of satellite plants in the area. One such plant has already indicated it will come to Ad- when the lab is open. Old Hobby Career Of Ex-Adan. By JOHN BENNETT A former Adan flew into Tulsa last week in a stream- lined Convair 990 jet transport. The giant commercial airplane came from Lindbergh Field, San Diego a delivery to American Airlines. On board was Jim Sugg, 1936 graduate of Ada High. As flight inspector for the big craft, Sugg personally stamped his approval on the plane's performance in the air. He kept close check on the functioning of the elec- trical, hydraulic, power plant and control systems throughout the flight. When the plane set down Jim Sugg had completed another of many such flight tests for Convair and de- livered another aircraft ready for action to an airline company. Then he drove to Ada with his U. S. Sticks To Plans For Arms Talks WASHINGTON (AP The United States still plans to attend the 18-nation Geneva disarma- ment conference even though French President Charles de Gaulle has called for a nuclear disarmament meeting by just the Big Four atomic powers, U.S. authorities said today. The United States and the So- viet Union joined last year in set- ling up the Geneva parley, which is scheduled to start March 14. The .countries involved are com- mitted to attend. Although France is one of the :8, De Gaulle suggested in a mes- sage to Soviet Premier Khrush chev that nuclear arms reduction could better be accomplished by a get-together of the four nations who possess atomic the United States, Britain, the U.S.S.R. and France. The mes- sage was made public Monday. Officials here were inclined to view the message as De Gaulle's notice to indi- rectly to the Western France wants to be in on the still- exclusive "atomic club" in inter- national decision making. Much of the negotiating so far has been done by the United States, Great Britain and the Soviet Union. France consulted with her al- lies before the message was sent to the Kremlin. A copy was made made available Sunday to officials here. It was noted that De Gaulle ig: nored Khrushchev's proposal to start off the Geneva conference at the summit level. Washington and London had rejecled'Khrush- chcv's request. Otherwise, much of the French leader's message was regarded as reiteration of his views. These include his concept of big power dominance in world af- (Continued on Two) OKLAHOMA Cloudy this afternoon tonight and central and east Wednesday; clearing extreme west Wednesday; oc- casional rain and scattered thunderstorms beginning south- west late this afternoon spread- ing over central and cast by Wednesday morning; a little warmer tonight; cooler extreme west Wednesday; low tonight 44- 56; high Wednesday 48-60. High temperature In Ada Mon- day was 57; low Monday night, 41; reading at a.m. Tuesday, 42. State Election Board Drops Appeal Plans OKLAHOMA CITY Election Board Chairman Clce Fitzgerald indicated today the board has abandoned plans to ap- peal its legislative apportionment dispute to federal court but he said a private citizen could do so. Fitzgerald said the board will meet Wednesday "to discuss fil- ing procedures." Fitzgerald and the Republican member of the board. Herbert Mewett, had threatened to appeal to federal court if the state Su- preme Court persisted in ordering ithe board to hold legislative elec- under existing apportionment laws. The two members contend the apportionment .acts..are un- constitutional and they would be violating their oaths of office to Vo'visirhis''parenTs. uphold the Constitution if they held Though his trips to Oklahoma via elections under them.. Economic Move Rebellion Rocket Performs Perfectly As Nears Much-Delayed Flight Gets Off T, n ,i the move to nex ,s an economic stroke. Clark later indicated that was indeed a certain urgency to; PARIS (AP) The 7Vi-year Algerian rebellion moved swiftly today toward a climax. France and Algerian rebels were, re- ported ready for peace, but the ri 'right-wing Secret Army Organiza- to keep prepared for a as the deannexation indications w State Highway Department was: preparing Rebe, sources predicted a i cease-fire may be proclaimed :n Algeria early next week following th' to initia eFfltc s-To approval by the Algerian chase right-of-way for this 'leg. "at.onahs s of the tentative peace At least, responsibility for right- agreement reached with the of-way acquisition would be fixed. Trench and a possible ast-mmute French-rebel meeting to iron out If this property remains within the city limits, it will be neces- sary for lira citizens of Ada to provide the right-of-way and'this undoubtedly means a bond issue .....pur- >arents, Mr. and Mrs. >ugg, 119 East Seven- teenth. It was the first time in a year air on company business aren't exactly rare, they often allow lit- tle spai-a time, he said. "I got the layoff for a few days, but I'm going back today, he said. "I'm just delivering the 990 to Tulsa and standing by to pick up any aircraft we delivered to them that they might want returned to the factory in San Diego." It was as a boy in Ada that Sugg first began the interest in airplanes that led to the high ranking position he now has with Convair. It was as a boy. he says, that he got the yearning to learn more about how airplanes work. "James used to care moi-a for tinkering with toy model airplanes and engines than he did for any- (Continued on Page Two) The high court told the board Monday for the fourth lime it must hold 1962 legislative elec- tions under present apportionment laws. In opinions issued last week and Monday, the court declined to hold the laws unconstitutional even though they do not fully comply with the constitution. The court also said Fitzgerald and Hcwett would not violate their oaths of office by following them. Fitzgerald said attorneys for the board majority had been instruct- ed to "exhaust every legal reme- dy" in the matter. He said an appeal to the U. S. Supreme Court would depend on their advice in the matter. He also raised another prospect (Continued on Page Two) to furnish funds for such poses. If however, the area can be details. Terrorist Threats The rightist secret army, how- ever, warned anew it would try to stop a peace pact with bullets. its terrorist attacks the secret army seemed prcpar- iing for a major uprising to block President' Charles de Gaulle's plans for Algerian peace. tST The Cabinet arranged jo deannexed and the routing moves diagonally across a tract, as the eral funds will purchase the nec- essary land. Clark Questions declared that his best advise was that deannexation would not affect, in any manner, the rights of the citizens imme- diately concern-ad with such a move. He stressed that there was nothing personal in the request and that if it jeopardized any person's rights, he would publicly apologize. Councilman Joe Bonar and Dave Howe questioned Clark as to what actual committments he had re- ceived from the state level. Clark pointed out that he was not in a position to say. He did stress that representatives from this city had received marked encourage- ment to press forward and "to keep the ball rolling." W. A. Delaney Jr., well-known Ada oilman, was present and in- dicated his opposition to the south- west leg of the bvpass. He also wondered what effect deannexa- tion might have in relation to the Metropolitan Area Planning and Zoning Commission. He stressed that if the highway department felt official approval had been given by the council to the pres- ent road routing, the commission was "laboring under a misappre- hension of fact." Earlier Delaney had quizzed Clark on his statement that some cities had deannexed such prop- erty and then, after right-of-way had bean purchased, etc.. annexed (Continued on Two) meet in Tunis today to take up CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. John H. Glenn Jr. rocketed into orbit today in his spacecraft "Friendship 7" at a.m. Eastern Standard Time, and sci- entists planned to bring him down after he circled the earth three times in four hours, 50 minutes. As Glenn soared toward his rendezvous with the stars, he reported by radio to Mercury'control center at Cape Canaveral that "I feel fine and the view is tre- mendous." He said he could see the Atlas booster rocket falling away behind him and that he had a clear view of much of the earth stretching back to the Cape from his vantage point about 100 miles in space. "It's a beautiful Glenn exclaimed. The reports came from the control center here, where officials monitored the historic flight of the first American to be fired into orbit. Glenn's space capsule was blasted skyward by a powerful Atlas booster. ----------------------The massive rocket, generating pounds thrust, performed JFK Urges Raise For U.S. Workers WASHINGTON Kennedy urged Congress today to provide a billion-dollar pay raise over three years for the govern- ment's white collar workers. The' aim, he said, is to put federal pay on a par with that outside so that competent people can af- ford to work for Uncle Sam. the tentative accord which runsj The President said in a special to about 100 pages, rebel inform-1 message that, he was proposing ants said. They said the accord i "federal pay reform, not simply is complete except for some I a federal pay raise." minor points concerning the pro- For the whole ficld of white visional institutions which workers> the increase govern Algeria pending a self-de-j would amount to 10 per cent-of termination referendum. De prasent juj-billion annual pay- Gaulle fully expects such a But for individuals, the to decide in favor of mdepsnd-, raiscs would range 3.7 per jcent to about 33 per cent for the three-year period. The first in- cnce. Formal Action Following expected Cabinet ap- proval, the informants said, the accord will be submitted to the 60-member National Council. the Algerian Revolution, 'which will be convened Wednesday in Tripoli, Libya. The French Cab- inet meets the same day to give formal approval to the agree- ment worked out in secret talks in France near the Swiss border which ended Sunday night. Rebel sources predicted the Na- tional Council question the negotiators closely on some of the concessions reportedly made to France on the status of Algeria's European minority, but they fore- saw no dificulty in getting the council's approval. Unfinished Items The informants said one blank in the accord is the designation of the French and Moslem mem- bers of a provisional executive which would administer the coun- try between a cease-fire and a self-determination vote. Another incomplete point is the composi- (Continued on Page Two) Pioneer Area Resident Dies At Ada Home Mrs. Lizzie Young, pioneer state resident, died at p.m. Mon- day at h-sr home, 1314 South Cherry. She had been in failing health for six years. Born Lizzie McDole, April 7, 1874, in Delia, Kan., she came to Indian Territory with, her par- ents, Mr. and Mrs. James P. McDole when she was two. They settl-ad on their allotments south of what now is Konawa, just to the north of the South Canadian River. The place became widely known as Young's corner. Mrs. Young attended Sacred Heart Catholic School, west of Konawa. It was in Konawa ..she met and married George L. Young Jr.. in 1891, Th-jy moved to Stonewall in 1012 and to Ada in 1941. Mr. Young died April 6, 1943. Mr. Young farmed' during the early years in the Territory. Mrs. Young leaves two daugh- ters, Mrs. Agnes Eischeid, Nor- man, formerly of Ada: and Mrs. Lorene- Marsh, Ada; two sons, Jess Young, Ada; and Merritt Young, Wichita, Kan.; a sister, Mrs. Kate Gibson, Seminola. for- merly of Konawa, 10 grandchil- dren, 11 great-grandchildren and 21 great-great-grandchildren. Rosary will be recited at p.m.-' Tuesday in the chapel of Criswell-Funeral Home. Requiem mass will ba celebrat- ed'at 9 a.m. Wednesday in St. Joseph's. Catholic Church. The FAMOUS CROUP: Ada was a stopping-off place Monday afternoon for the famed Robert Rev. John. Bloms, O.S.B. priest Shaw Chorale and Orchestra group currently on a seven-week tour 
                            

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