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   Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - February 22, 1962, Ada, Oklahoma                             We're the staff of the ADA NEWS. We will drive away your blues. Even though your hearts be dreary, we will make them bright and chaery. (Signed) Staff. Go on. Laugh. Regional Tourneys Get Under Way See Sports Page THE ADA EVENING NEWS USA Plans Big Welcome For Astronaut, P-3 58TH YEAR NO. 295 ADA, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 1962 16 Pages 5 CENTS WEEKDAY, 10 CENTS SUNDAY JFK Challenges Red To Back Up Space Proposal WASHINGTON Kennedy- has chal- lenged Soviet Premier Khrushchev to waste no time in proving he favors joint efforts to explore outer space. think It is particularly important now, before space becomes devoted to uses of Kennedy said at his news conference Wednesday. Khrushchev had sent a message congratulating the United States on Astronaut John H. Glenn Jr.'s triple orbit of the globe and suggesting the two governments combine resources to explore outer space. Less than four hours after the news conference the White House made public a direct reply to Khrushchev. In it Kennedy expressed hope "that at a very early date our representatives may meet to discuss our ideas and yours in a spirit of practical cooperation." He added the United States would come up with "new and concrete proposals" for joint en- terprises that could be undertaken without delay. Offered Before Kennedy opened his news con- Terence with a statement noting that twice before he had offered the same sort of proposition :Khrushchev advanced. But the President called the Soviet pre- jmier's move an encouraging sign By JOHN M. HIGHTOWER jfor international cooperation. AP diplomatic affairs writer Glenn's memorable' flight and WASHINGTON the possibility of U.S.-Soviet CO- Bid Has Slim Hopes Terrorism Sweeps Algiers As Pact Nears Completion Violence Erupts As Rebel Council Goes Into Session ALGIERS A wave of terrorist attacks swept Algiers today as the right- wing Secret Army Organi- zation made a last-ditch ef- fort to wreck an impend-: the ocean in his space capsule. ing French-Algerian agree- j Glenn, brought to this Air Force ment to end the tracking station for a physical Glenn Aids In Rescue During Break In Debriefing Session GRAND TURK ISLAND. Ba- hamas John H. Glenn Jr. backed up his backup pilot in a sea rescue1 a day after Glenn himself was pulled from rebellion. Police reported more Kennedy's new bid for Soviet cooperation in outer space is judged here to have some chance of separating the space race from the arms race and leading to a peace pact for the skies. But the chance is not very great. Nor is the time to get re- sults very long. The discouraging factor, as Kennedy himself indicated at his news conference Wednesday, is the failure of efforts during the past year to reach accords on any of the pressing, earth-bound issues which have for so long in- flamed East-West relations. Not Commitled The space -problem could prove different in one respect, at least. 11 arises from an area of com- petition between the Soviet Union and the Western powers and its military potential is large. But al- though military boosters and mili- tary men have figured in space achievements to date, space is not yet committed by either side to war-like purposes so far as any- one here can say. As Kennedy told reporters (Continued on Two) Junior High Students Plan Science Fair operation in space dominated the: half-hour meeting with newsmen. But in answering questions Ken-! nedy also disclosed a special board of inquiry is determining whether U2 pilot Francis Gary Powers violated the contract un- der which he made his ill-fated reconnaissance flight over the Soviet Union on May 1, I960. Secret Quizzing Government officials have inter- rogated Powers in secret ever since he was released Feb. 10 in a prisoner exchange with the So- viets. As for the chance of lowering barriers between the United States and the Soviet Union on space projects, Kennedy said this country would be happy to dis- cuss cooperation at the United Na- tions or anywhere else. But he in- sisted cooperation would have to be genuine. And he acknowledged there is no more assurance now than ever that the Soviets are willing to transform general ex- pressions of togetherness into specific agreements. Other Items The conference was Kennedy's sixth in as many weeks. He had this to say on other! subjects: Urban Affairs Despite t h e House vote killing for this session of Congress his proposal to estab- AMBASSADORS Geoffrey P. Adams, left, and Philip H, Lugg, right, lire currently in Ada The two men are residents of England and are councilors in their respective cities. Adams is a brother of Mrs. Howard Fleet. The literature small flag were presented Monday evening to Ada's City Council. (NEWS Staff Visiting Englishmen Attend Meeting Of Ada City Council By GEORGE GURLEY zen. in 1948. He was actually en- a honeymoon with his wife Two gracious Englishmen were; visit Thc Adams ,.cmained the guests of the Ada City Coune.l: here for lhrec months at Ada Junior High School are busy once again finishing up some 219 proj- ects in preparation for their fifth annual Science Fair, slated to open Friday evening at p.m. in the Junior High building. The fair will bo open to the lish a department of urban af- fairs, one will be created sooner or later. Corridors Any interference with Western rights of air or land transport over East Germany into West Berlin would carry "haz- ards which none of us should welcome if we look to the possible end of the road." there are indications at Monday night's meeting The two men are currently vis- iting in Ada. They are Geoffrey P. Adams ad Philip H. Lugg. Adams is a brother of Mrs. How- ard Fleet of Ada. The visit from the two men had special meaning. Actually of them serve on the council of their respective cities in England. The two men were introduced to councilmen and other city offi- cials by W. A. Delaney Jr. Mayor Carl Jlayhal! Jr. welcomed them and presented each of them with a copy of Ada's charter. Adams is a councilor in Poole. a city of some 90.000 people, lo- cated on the English coast perhaps 110 miles south southwest of Lon- don and only 63 miles from Cher- bourg across the channel. Lugg likewise is a councilor from the town of West Bromwich in the heart of England's great in- dustrial Midlands. West Brom- wich is', in fact, only five miles from the great city of Birming- ham. In private life, Adams is a mas- ter butcher. His family operates a chain of butcher shops. "We're now in the third he said. Poole is a combination indus- trial and resort city. It is 'a mecca for'yachting enthusiasts. Adams, as well Lugg, is a member of the Conservative par- ty. In Poole, the council has 40 chairs. In West Bromwich, it has 44 representatives. The council in England is act- Medical Society Votes 'Hands Off7 Health Dept. Plan The Pontoloc County Medical Society decided last night on a "hands off" policy in regard to the County Health Department's The two men brought with them additional millage to letters from their respective mayors (m both cases, the public between the hours of bringing foreign ministers to- and 9 p. m. All are invited to at-igether on the Berlin crisis would tend and see what the youngsters j produce then I think we of today are able to come up with j ought to do it. can t be cut now. in the way of science projects. Exhibits will be rated on the' Southeast Asia The United basis of scientific thought, is still prepared to offer ability, thoroughness, clarity bit of assistance to make dramatic value, as well as tcchni-l'he government of South Viet Nam more effective for the people cal skill. Those rating superior or excel- lent will be eligible to compete in the East Central Science Fair that will be conducted March 2 and 3. The judges for the local Science Fair will be provided countries. House Torpedoes Measure by Dr. Doyle McCoy and States by many students in other Thomas McKnight, of East 'Cen- tral's biology department, Ada Junior High's Science Fair has grown in size and quality over the past four years.- C. L. Roberson, sponsor of this yearly affair, says this is the largest number of exhibits ever shown at the local fair. Some 237 students are envolved in this year's fair. OKLAHOMA Partly cloudy this afternoon, considerable cloudiness tonight and Friday; a few east and south tonight and Friday; chance occasional snow northwest a little warm- er this afternoon -and east por- tion tonight; windy and turning colder Friday: low tonight around 2A northwest to 50 south' east; high Friday 38 northwest to 58 southeast. High temperature in Ada Wednesday was 61: low Wednes- day night. 30; reading at 7 a.m. .Thursday, 30. themselves. Image One reason for the world tour of his brother, Atty. Gen. Robert F. Kennedy, was to correct the -Marxist-oriented and false view held of the United thc bljc hcalth ors are women) and they brought Dr' w_ prcsident, said r _ prs, guidebooks and other pertinent j thjs morni thal loca, medi. literature from the -areas in which Scinc men take no fomla, they live. Lugg also presented aiaction as fl cRher for or small replica of the council flag, j t t, of West Bromwich which flies bThn vn! over the City Hall on certain oc- casion and when the council is in session. Both men asked that the The director of the health unit. Dr. K. W.. Navin, spoke to the society by invitation, explaining proposition which, would per- j LIIC JLUUU3JI.1U1I 'Ulll-ll. wuulw literature they brought be placed. mjt the Exdse and Board on file in Ada's Public Library for the benefit of any local citizens who might desire to inspect it. Adams has many friends here. Actually, this is his third visit to America.. He was taken prisoner by the Japanese early in World War H'pcrjocf during the fall of Singapore and if, of County Commissioners to levy up to two mills in additional taxes for the'health department. The proposal is to be voted on by ad valorem taxpayers in the primary election May 1. After, a question and answer. Navin left the meeting remained in Japanese prison camp until his release in 1945. On his way home to England, he came through the United States. He returned to visit with Mrs. Fleet, herself an American citi- Singapore and ,and discussion ensued. Apparently opinion was evenly enough divided, so that the group decided against formal aptiqn. decided we "would Neither (Continued on Two) ually composed of two types of members. Councilors stand for election every three years and are chosen by a vote of the people. Councilors then ballot among themselves, electing yet another type of official, an alderman, who serves on the council. There' is an alderman named for every- three than a score of scattered at- tacks between 7 a. m. and noon, as European gunmen in cars and afoot fired at Europeans and Moslems, killing at least 11 persons and wounding 15. The violence erupted as the Al- gerian rebel National Council was called into session in Tripoli to act on an agreement with France to end the strife. '.examination and interviews about :his i I e-an-hour flight around the globe, took part in the rescue of a skin diver Wednes- day. His fellow astronaut and back- day meets President Kennedy, I of this Air Force tracking station and the public also through a'manned by personnel of 'Pan; news conference at Cape Canav- American and Radio Corp., of eral. Vice President Lyndon B. j America. The base is commanded Johnson is due here late today or early Friday morning to escort the astronaut from his rest home here. Wednesday night Glenn was guest of some com- a party given by -men by Capt. John Portasik. Glenn sat at a table signing au- competition provided by Amer- ica's first astronaut, Navy Cmdr. (Continutd on Two) up pilot, Navy Lt. Cmdr. Mal- colm S. Carpenter, had been swimming with two unidentified skin divers who live on the island. One had dived to see how deep he could go without a supply of air. Carpenter accompanied. him down and said the man appar.ent- The 60-member parliament was! Iy became unconscious at the 80- expected to give the needed depth, on his way up from fifths approval to the accord pav- HO feet. Carpenter could not suc- ing the way for Algerian inde- pendence, a measure already en- dorsed by France. With the measure reported ap- proved by the rebel Cabinet, hopes soared for- a cease-fire in the North African territory by Sun- day. Among the victims in today's outbreak were four postmen killed and three wounded. Har- ried officials accused the secret army of desperately seeking to provoke strikes and major dis- turbances on the eve of peace. French headquarters for Al- ceed in giving him his mouth- piece for air and .pulled him to the surface, Glenn, sitting iin a boat, helped pull the man aboard. Glenn was taking time out from physical examinations and giving details of his orbital flight to Na- tional Aeronautics and Space Ad- ministration officials. During the afternoon he went swimming in councilors. The mayor is likewise igerja confident that the chosen by the council. Both men p o i n te d out that councils, in England exercise far army will succeed in keeping the tense situation in hand when a cease-fire is announced. But the _.rcater powers than such groups j command js not taking any do in America. Much of the work cnances on the loyalty of various. is handled under a committee sys-1 commanders. tern. Adams and Lugg for in-, stance, serve on committees French- army in permitted only 15 i the Atlantic, accompanied by two physician friends. Glenn today started the last half of interviews based on sev- eral hundred pre-set questions while his memory is still fresh. Doctors also are taking a bit of his time with. another blood test and an electrocardiogram, but so far have found no definite his pre-flight status said Dr. Ashton Graybiel of Pen- sacola. Fla. Calm and relaxed, Glenn Fri- GLENN CHECKS 'SPACE CAPSULE John Glenn checks his spice capsule.'aboard .the.destroyer after Hit three-orbit'flight around' inside the capsule'pokes hands through the escape hatch, which Glenn emerged'from is space vehicle.. (NASA Photo via AP ______. country. He and Adams became a visit to Lugg, 'who has traveled widely, but never visited here before was receptive and so they came. Lugg, like Adams, is a member of the Conservative party. He has always been interested in politics and stood for Parliament in 1959. He plans to run again in the next general election. A bachelor, Lugg now directs the activities of a family firm, Humphry Lugg, Ltd., engineering distributors and ironmongers, roughly equivalent to an American hardware dealer but with more extensive stock such as steel ca- bling, large tools, industrial and engineering equipment, etc. Lugg flew for the RAF during the war as the- pilot of a medium bomber. He flew missions over Europe and also, on sea reconnais- sance. He has traveled widely, over much of Africa and into the Near East, into India and Ceylon. He is struck, lie says, by the amazing resemblance of the Ada area to South Rhodesia. The two men plan to' leave Ada this week for Dallas, then on to Washington, D.C. In the nation's capitol, Adams will renew ac- quaintance .with an American friend with whom he shared for- (Continued on Page Two) Kennedy Blames 'Sectionalism' For Defeat WASHINGTON (AP) The House has torpedoed President Kennedy's plan to establish a Cabinet-level department of urban affairs. But he says there will be such a department "sooner or later." The lopsided 264-150 House vote Wednesday also killed Kennedy's plans to put a Negro, 'Robert C. Weaver, in the Cabinet for the first time.' Weaver, now head of the Housing-, and Home Finance Agency, would have become the urban affairs secretary. In turning back Kennedy's re- organization-'.prop'osal 1U Demo- crats, mostly Southerners, joined 153 Republicans. Thirteen Repub- licans crossed over to support the President, voting with 137 Demo- crats for the plan. At his news conference Kennedy blamed his expected but stunning setback, on -sectionalism. He said: "If we.in this country began to adopt 'the system that everyone who lives in a city area voted against, those things which were of assistance to the farmer, and everybody 'who comes from a rural area voted against those policies which provided a better life for people in the city this country would'come to a grinding halt." Expressing regret that Congress had rejected the plan, Kennedy said he still regarded creation of such a department vitally impor- tant. "I don't think it is so. much the administration's loss" as it is a loss for the cities and -the coun- he said.. In a statement blistering the Republican party as "blindly ob- Democratic Nation- al Chairman John M. Bailey took no note of the heavy Democratic vote against-. the: If. Demo- crats had gone down the line for the President his proposal would have gone through. "By a ratio of more than 10 to 1, the House Republicans put .partisan obstruction ahead of the needs of the Bailey said. Battle Line, a publication of the Republican National Committee, again accused Kennedy of at- tempting "to becloud the issue with a cynical appeal to racial prejudice." Battle Line said Ken- nedy "emerges from the urban affairs fiasco as a man struck down by a boomerang." The publication said Kennedy had injected a "false race issue" when he said he would appoint .Weaver to head "the -department. "Kennedy's election-year attempt to embarrass Republicans bears the mark .of planned Battle iLine Lie Detector Tests Back Liquor Director .i... OKLAHOMA CITY of lie detector tests pledged to keep Algeria French, i given Liquor Director Roy P. Parham were released to- For the first time French troops I day. They showed Parhani told the truth when he de- right-wing extremists. All signs pointed to a last-ditch uprising by the right-wing Euro- pean Secret Army Organization battled openly in field combat clared nobody in the whisky industry helped him pur- Wednesday with secret army cnase a membership in aii exclusive Oklahoma City members. But the Moslem nationalists ob- Country Club or buy a boat. The tests were given by M. W. (Doc) Myatt, Oklahoma polygraph served in this-capacity for and possibly the beginning of alyears Two House Democrats who are Negroes saw a political bonanza in the whopping rejection of Ken- nedy's plan. "The Republicans have really cut their said Rep. Robert N. of Philadelphia: "They have shown as clearly- as it possibly-could be shown'that they don't care anything for "the people in the cities." Nix added; "Anyone who says j members of the sheriff's force last the President injected racism 'isj-weck, saying, to all the world that we complaint accuses the three prejudiced, immature peo- iand another boy, 14 years old, of new struggle against Algeria's near at hand. They distributed- tracts among Algeria's nine million Moslems urging them to avoid clashes with Europeans and to "demonstrate your joy within your own areas." President Charles de Gaulle's government approved the Algeri- an agreement Wednesday night after nearly four hours of discus- sion. Louis Joxe, minister of Algerian affairs and top French negotiator with the nationalist rebels, spoke for more than an on the tentative accord hammered out in secret talks in France last week. The document, more than 100 pages long, spells out.provisions for a cease-fire and steps for (Continued on Two) County Youths Face Charges Of Burglary 'Three county youths have been charged- in JP court with second degree burglary. x -They are accused of burglariz- ing the Loretta Davis Sandwich Shop in Vanoss on Feb. 18. Charged are: Rudy Jones, 17, Vanoss; Delvin Eugene'Wadlow, 18, who lives' near Galey; and .Terry Jones; 18; Vanoss. They were apprehended, by pie: They are destroying the im- age .of America' everywhere in the .Another Negro member, Adam-. Clayton'- Powell, said, "The vote was a vote of prejudice, and -'all minorities will react against He said the is- on taking merchandise, worth approx- imately from' the store in Vanoss. Thc younger boy was rnade'a ward of the Juvenile. but .the other three are charged.las- adults and will face.-.pfelirninary hearings.on.the charges. .They were arraigned by JP Ada Accident Pace Picks Up Again Ada's traffic accident barometer pursued its erratic course again Wednesday. Following -a wreck-less Tues- day, four accidents were recorded Wednesday on city streets. The first one came at a.m. in the 200 block of South Rennie. The cars involved were driven by James Lee Dowdy, 79. 822 South Cherry, and Arthur Leon Penland, 60, Ardmore. Dowdy was charged with making an improper turn. His case will be heard later in Municipal Court. At noon, a car driven by Clar- ence H. Moore, 63, Stonewall, hi: the rear of an auto driven. by James Lee Caton, 52, -Route 3, Ada, in the 100 block of North Mississippi. Moore forfeited bond on charges of following too closely. p.m., near Main and cars driven by John L. Means, 49. 931 East Eleventh, 2nd Jane S. Domjanovich, 16, 1105 East Fifth, collided. Domjanovich pleaded, not guilty to charges of following too; closely. -Her -case will be heard The last accident of the day came near Main and Rennie at p.m. The cars involved were driven by ,Larry ,C.. Collings, 16, 704 West Twenty-first.1 and lyn Kay McAnally, 16, 800 South Broadway. "McAnally pleaded riot guilty to .reckless driving charges will be on March 3 Municipal Court action, three 'drivers' forfeited bonds -on charges -of speeding. They are James A. Blackburn, '31; James (Continutd tioned Parham about his club membership, boat pur- chase and kickbacks during McFarland's trial here last month. McFarland, a former child mov- ie star, now is a sales represent: ative for United Vintners, Inc., a wine firm. He and the firm were given 20- day suspensions for alleged liquor law violations. They appealed the ruling of the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board to district court and were cleared. Parham said the questions asked j him at the district court trial amounted to "an obvious attempt to malign my reputation and de- stroy public confidence in the Al- coholic Beverage Control Board and in me as a public official and as a citizen." He declared at a news confer- ence Jan. 23.he.would insist onj taking a lie detector test. He was tested on three different occasions. Myatt asked numerous questions about possible irregularities and Parham answered all of them "no." "Based upon the findings of these tests, it is my opinion that Mr. Parham answered the ques- tions Myatt said. Among the questions receiving "Were you ever-a- member o( a: committee -to- .for information' .about rebates .and kickfiacks 'to any liquor licensee? "Did in-payment of" a reward" for. re- bate or kickback "Do, you.have knowledge of-any special' favors given --any. liquor licensee? "Was any of the moneys-used to'purchase .your boat- furnished by anyone in the liquor "Did you ever accept 'or gratuity from 'All Brands ar ;any other liquor licensee in con- (Continutd.on Samaritan's Help Carries High Price A good story never grows old. This one happened about one month ago, but it didn't come to light until today. It concerns a preacher and a patrolman who turned out to ba a good Samaritan. This particular preacher was from down Texas way. He was blazing a trail toward Sulphur on State Highway 12 one. fine day in January when the long arm of the law brought his trip_ to an abrupt halt just outside .of Ada. Trooper -Spike-Mitchell asked the man the standard, question (the equivalent__of "what'-s your rush, T and the fellow replied: "I'm in a hurry. I'm sup- posed to preach in Allen tonight and I'm late." Mitchell reckoned he'd be even later if he pursued his course in the wrong 'direction, so he set the good clergyman straight. He was i supposed to have-taken SH 12 to' northeast, not the southwest Nobody knows if the preacher mads it to the pulpit-in time. But..in all-probability he didn't particularly if he drove with- in the speed limit. (Continutd on Ptgt Two) Ada Hospital Releases Victim Of Shooting Jimmy Smith, Ahloso, was released Wednesday from Val- ley View Hospital after being ad- mitted Feb. 11 for gunshot wounds. Smith.was shot twice with a .22 caliber pistol -reportedly fol- lowing an argument- with Billie Jean -Weaver Sherrell, Ada. Miss Sherrell has bean charged with assault with intent to kill. How' come the television hero can. always find a parking space in front of the bank, te super- market and the post office? (Copr. Gen.. Fea.. Corp.)   

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