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Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - February 25, 1962, Ada, Oklahoma Computers are wonderful. But it's reported that a certain computer expert has installed over some of the finest ones in the country a glass can cohtaing an abacus and bearing the legend: "In of emergency, break glass." Highway Dept. Lists Projects Scheduled, Page 5 THE AD A Cougars Bounce Duncan Friday See Sports. Page 58TH YEAR NO. 297 ADA, OKLAHOMA, SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 1962 30 Pages 5 CENTS WEEKDAY, 10 CENTS SUNDAY Detailed Plans Give New Insight On Area Nigh Gets Drive Off Launch Pad Lt. Governor Has Trouble In Kickoff Rally In Hometown McALESTER (AP! Lt. Gov. George Nigh lifted his Democratic Ask R. A. "Dick" And campaign for governor off the j Sulphur abstractor. He knows, foundary does illustrate Jennings j this or that, Jennings says, By W. L. KN1CKMEYER SULPHUR (Staff) If you're looking for a way to find out practically everything there is to know about your community, just get yourself "elected chairmampf an Area Redevelopment commit- tee. rials right here in Murray Coun- try to support an iron Now Jennings doesn't seriously expect to see Sulphur blossom out as a steel town. Still, when the ball starts rolling you never charge of the program here; and the committee elected Jennings chairman. AFL-CIO Chiefs Rap Labor Council Seeks "nnings describes the pro- Kennedy Support For Yo-Yo' Work Week President Rejects Russian Demand For Summit Meet gram, it's a means for turning wishful thinking into reality, on know where it's going to slop. a do-it-yourself basis. "People are always iron; 'Wouldn't it be nice if we had Main Thesis the bit about launching pad Saturday despite aj Not that Jennings would lay bout with the flu and near freez- ing weather. Nigh ran into obstacles as the countdown started on his kickoff rally before the homefolks. The flu bug hit him, his voice was on the verge of conking out and a cold front sent the temperatures skidding down to 39 degrees. On With Show But the 34-year-old lieutenant governor went on with the show and the crowd of about 500 stood shivering in the middle of Grand Ave. to hear him talk out on the issues for the first time. Nigh apologized for the weather and said this was something even the lieutenant governor could not control. He asked the crowd to be pa- tient because he wanted lo go through the lengthy speech and get on record for the press. No Choice His voice held up and the crowd stuck around although many climbed into autos so they could keep warm- Nigh said as governor he would support constitutional rcapportion- ment because a governor has not (Continued on Page Two) AEC Announces New Underground Test In Nevada WASHINGTON (AP) The Atomic Energy Commission an- nounced-Saturday the explosion of another nuclear device" at its un- derground test site in Nevada. The one sentence announcement said: "A nuclear test of low yield was conducted underground today by the Atomic Energy Commis- sion at the Nevada test site." Low yield means it was the equivalent of less than tons of TNT. It was the 18th test the AEC has announced since the United States resumed testing. The last previous shot was an- nounced Friday, claim to knowing everything there is to know about Murray County. But he's finding out how "much there is to find out doing it the hard way. Learning Plenty Jennings is currently up. to here in notes, figures, graphs, charts, statistics. He's got them stuffed into file folders, into his pockets, into his ears. And there arc more coming in all the time. In the process, he's learning of them pretty un- likely. For example: "Do you he demands, "that we've got the raw mate- O K L A II 0 M erable- cloudiness through Sun- day night; possible rain west Sunday night; little colder cast tonight; warmer Sunday and Sunday night: low lonight 18 northwest to 28 southeast; high Sunday 40 north to 55 southeast. Ada's high reading Saturday was 40 degrees, following an overnight low ot 30. The read ing at S p. 40. m. Saturday was main thesis: that a man never "without giving any thought to knows what's in his own backyard t how to accomplish "it. This pro- until he starts digging around a little, thinking imaginatively, and projecting what he finds in- to oossibilities for the future. This whole ARA deal (the initials stand for Area Rede- velopment Administration, or sometimes Area Redevelopment Act, t h e enabling legislation which became law in May, 1961) hit Murray County on Dec. 18 when the area was d-ssigned a' "redevelopment area." Wishes Into Reality A 13-man committee was ap- pointed by the governor to take Red Cross Chapter Kicks Off Campaign The 1961 American Red Cross kiclcs off its 1962 fund-raising campaign this week under the direction of Benton Browning, drive chairman. The Red Cross will be seeking in this coun- ty. In 1961, for the first time since the chapter was or- ganized in 1917, the local unit failed to make its as- signed quota. This county has an unusually fine record and drive leaders hope that the county can once again meet its goal to insure continuation of a full slate of activities in this county. Two events of special significance are scheduled during the week. Rural workers meet Tuesday at 7 p. m. in the Aldridge Hotel for a dinner and film. J. E. league and H. L. Kinsey. are chairmen of. -this- -division of the drive which seeks from communities outside Ada in the county. Oh Thursday at 7 a. m., work- ers in the city's business district meet at the Aldridge for break- gram brings it down to the level of thinking and working out a particular project." In order to do this, he con- tinues, it becomes, necessary to lay down an "Over-All Economic Development Program" which takes a good hard look at the present situation and projects it into the future along lines, that will benefit the area. Not Typical And this OEDP is what Jen- nings and his committee are working on now. Incidentally, don't let all these initials deceive you. It's a gov- ernment program, true enough, and as such must necessarily be referred to by its initials. But i it's no the usual type of govern- ment handout. Beyond a little technical as- sistance, and a little long-term low-interest money, the govern- ment's part in the program is to stand by and say cheerfully, "You boys are in a hole, aren't you'.' So let's see you dig yourself The point to this whole thing, Jennings points out. is that it's got to be done on the local level. The ARA committee, voluntary and unpaid, has to make the ini- tial survey and find out what's available to work with. It's got to "project into the future." and decide what can be done with what's available. Up To Citizens And then it's up to the local citizens to do it. BAL HARBOUR. Fla. AFL-CIO leaders rapped Presi- dent Kennedy's economic policies as overly timid Saturday, and asked his support for a yo-yo type work week adjustable to employ- ment needs. The federation's 29-man Execu- tive Council issued a statement representing organized labor's sharpest criticism yet of the President's domestic program. It said recovery has hit a lull and has been the poorest following any recession'since World War II. "The the labor lead- ers said, "is alarming and calls for urgent re-examination of the administration's policies and more effective remedial action by the government in the immediate pe- riod ahead. "A more adequate and aggres- sive program is essential. Presi- dent Kennedy's program as .far as it has gone is fine, but the approach has been overly timid and will not meet the nation's needs." Renewing prior pleas for a quick income tax cut and in- creased public works spending, the council also urged that the administration and Congress se- JFK Proposal On Arms Conference WASHINGTON (AP) President Kennedy Satur- day rejected Soviet Premier By ERNEST THOMPSON Khrushchev's latest bid for Ever since St. Luke recorded a March summit vagaries of the prodigal son, and urged anew that the i the eyes of orthodoxy have estab- Soviet leader agree to a for-'lished a stereotype which holds eign ministers' meeting on I that all rebellion must be a func- disarmament. j tion of the "left." The President's letter! As the son rejected the values was dispatched to Moscow his conservative father, it is by the State Department, was reported to have the ap 'Rebels On Right' Stir Foment On Campus proval of the British govern- ment. In his reply Kennedy rebutted political climate are, for the most I label for fear of losing their vot- part, satisfied. j ing power in the primary elec- Out of curiosity. I decided to 117 jtions- the other side of the coin the I But. right smack-dab m the mid- so-called "conservative" element ;dle of a" this Democratic on the campus strength, the Young Republicans I was surprised to find East Central are a growing, here, and were the! thriving organization of some 35 established and conservative order. I Thus, I was surprised last week, as I ventured forth to ferret out "rebels." These "rebels" are plentiful at East Central. But. they would hardly be called "liberals" in 'the common use of I students. They are an active, cohesive force of young people who are sensitive to all issues. They are autonomous and conservative. weck Filing Opens For Council On March 5 Filing for councilman in -Ada opens on March 5 and runs through March 9. j A poll at the week's end by the Dixie Co bert. J. R. Gil.land. r, n.irllrtA, inH I? T TXnlnc NEWS revealed that one council- under which job' hours rise or fall according to employment needs. The shifting work week was advanced as a way to provide jobs for the 4.7 million presently unemployed and more work for the 2.1 million additional people now compelled to work part-time because full-time work is unavail- able. "At full employment a 40-hour work week would be appropri- T- m___ the work week should be1 Jones, Glen R. Key. horn, Ralph Dodson, Paul John. should bc W3S Secretary of curtailed and (additional) workers j State Dean'' Rusk. At some point employed, with no 'reduction in Jin the drafting process, respon- man wiU not rune Marion Dudley and R. L. and Roger Jame-j P. E. Traylor, home pay. "If full employment levels Sible informants here said, the meet at the Aldridge tor DreaK- son, Jack PaUon P. E. Tray or, fast with Browning and C. C. Bill Gaskins and Joe Taylor, Her, chairman of the business; T U. of Davis. division. Bill Probes, Oklahoma! he will definite- be re-established." The flexible work week plan of the reply was made to the British govern- nature known ment. Rusk met with Britisli Ambas- College. The purpose was to discover the rebellious (if, indeed, they existed) and to report on their activities. Quiet On "Left" The search automatically took a "left" turn and there was no rebellion there. All was peace and quiet. Those who favor the current Khrushchev's charge that the I the young "rebels" at East Cen- United States was insincere in its approach to the next round of dis- armament negotiations. Khrush- chev had leveled this allegation in a letter to Kennedy Thursday. Kennedy, also was understood to have emphasized that in the view of the United States and its allies the critical issue in disar- mament is inspection to assure compliance with any arms cut agreements. Furthermore, the U.S. view is that this inspection must apply to forces and weap- ons left in being as well as to those eliminated in the disarma- ment process. Temporary White House head- quarters at Palm Beach, Fla., an- nounced late Saturday afternoon that Kennedy had approved the text of the letter -to Moscow Fri- day- night and '.hat it was for- warded .to the Soviet capital Sat- urday. Actually, the State Depart- ment sent it in early afternoon. jvas-dispatched Council Gets Report On City Finances At Monday night's council meeting City Manager J. B. Davidson delivered a financial report to the council. This repqrt was based on what Davidson called a "conservative" estimate of the financial outlook for Ada for the remainder of the current-., fiscal pelvis iand: lacerations'of the face. Head-On Crash T-u j' n. The accident was described by vanous objects I heard the fol- Highway Trooper Spike stands'taken by the mem- as being nearly head-on, as s: Adan's Hurt In Two-Car City Crash A young Ada man was hos- pitalized early Saturday morn- ing after a two-car accident on South Broadway, just south of Twenty-fifth. Kent Dale Morrison, 20, 1115 South Stockton, was listed in fair I that term. Militant New On Campus In tne Federation of Young Re- On the contrary, I found you wil1 not find fte of them in the Federation of Young Republicans, the newest and most volatile campus organi- zation. Here, on the fringe of "Little Republicans are almost as scarce as dinosaurs. Even those who are Republicans at heart seldom register under the -GOP condition at Valley View Hospital. the.fiscal year of 1962-03. In 1960-51 fiscal year, collec- tions for general fund purposes reached Davidson believes that in 1961- 62, these collections will reach Actual expenses from the gen- missivists, pragmatists, altruists and trimmers. You will not find young men and women devoted to "tolerance" toward matters which in a former day were considered wrong. But, you will find a group which is militantly conservative on edu- cation, labor, foreign aid, Com- munist Cuba and cultural ex- changes. The YR movement began na- tionally in 1931 in Wasliington, D.C. It soon had cadres in 45 states. But. it was only recently tiiat East Central was stormed by the young Republicans. Stands Voiced And, if the local group is an in- dication of the national trend, the national Republican Party scarce- ly reflects the sentiments of its young people. I attended a hamburger fry a couple of weeks ago and there is where- I discover.ed-.the "rebels." Wandering, conversing I with the7 Young'Republicans on rison's car and a vehicle driven by Don Edwards Summers, 32, 1710 South Broadway, came to- omsion. BUI r City, state relations representa- 1 live, will also attend and show Cross efforts disaster. run again. his committee has been urged by Walter Reuth- j sador Sir David Ormsby-Gore eral fund in 1960-61 were gether just below the crest of the started the ob by head of the Auto Workers i Saturday morning. It was under- Union. He negotiated a form of, stood that their conversation was T Councilman Joe Bcnar, materials, water resources, Mrs, E. D. .Padberg and Mrs JH d sid s wore power, transportation, market, AtPthis wriungi thc and specific problems and needs. b (Its'a matter of some pride with Jennings that the Depart- ment of Commerce has adopted this outline and is sending it out to other redevelopment areas as a guide.) various areas of investigation. The outline includes such i" recent auto contracts pro- as labor force, personal incomes, Aiding that workers will be pa.d Darrel Zang are co-chairmen of residential districts in Ada. They will be assisted by four ward chairmen: Mrs. E. D. Wilson, Ward 1; Mrs. C. H. Wilson, Ward 2; Mrs. Jarrres A. Thomas, Ward 3, and Mrs. Leon Biddy, Ward 4. The goal for residential areas in Ada is Leon Biddy is chairman of the special groups division and Mrs. I. J. Haugen heads up church personnel. Block chairmen and residential volunteers will meet and organize on a ward basis. It was point-ad out by one spokesman that the Red Cross (Continued on Page Two) men said they were still considering the .race but for the present were "undecided." Several other candidates have been mentioned but no individual has as yet come forth to state positively that he or she would be in the race. Candidates may file with the County Election Board in one of two ways. They can deposit a filing fee. Or they can file by sub- mitting a petition carrying the signatures of 5 per cent of the eligible voters in Ada. If in the election, a candidate receives 10 per cent or more of the vole, his filing fee is refunded. Basic Industry Then, Jennings continues, when this outline is filled in with as much detail as possible, tha com- mittee can look at it and see where Murray County stands now, where the gaps are. and what can be developed to fill the gaps. For example: Jennings lists agriculture as a basic indus- try. This would include two of (Continued on Page Two) for hour's less than 40 a week (Continued on Page Two) Locale Shifts For Rehearsal Of Ada Antics mainly concerned with future Western moves and possible So- viet countermoves in the diplo- matic interchange now going on in advance of the scheduled dis- armament conference. This con- ference is set for Geneva March 14 with 18 nations scheduled to attend Khrushchev's 20-page letters sent Thursday to President Ken- nedy and British Prime Minister Sunday afternoon rehearsals I Harold Macmillan insisting for the Ada Antics have been Wcstern agrecment to a summit shifted. meeting seemed to have created Originally the show was to confusjon ranks. hearse at 2 p.m. in the Ada Jun-> Washington officials said there ior High School Auditorium. The time will remain the same but the show will now rehearse at Oak Hills Golf and Country Club Sunday afternoon! A conflict in tire use of the auditorium made the shift necessary. was no disagreement whatever over rejecting once more Khrush- chev's proposal that disarmament negotiations should be opened March 14 at an 18-nation hcads-of- (Continued on Pege Two) Estimated expenditures for 1961-: 62 are This then leaves i some in margin of collec-: Morrison, was treat-id at Valley tions over expenditures for 1961- Social Security "I don't think that basic protection against loss of income should be provided by the government. It should be pro- vided by private means and the Rod Calvert, a passenger age and survivor's insurance program should be a supplement- 62. On July 1. 1961. the city had S34.100 in cash carryover. Add the surplus envisioned for the current fiscal year to this and on July 1. 1962 a cash carryover of is likely. Estimated collections for the current fiscal year are For the 1962-63 fiscal year. 90 per cent of this figure may be budgeted or Add to this the cash carryover and you find total funds available for the upcoming budget are 800. The actual budget for the cur- rent year is The esti- mated funds available would then ary source of help to tlipse who care of Of Hand' Labor "I believe in the Taft- (Continued on Page Two) j reflect a i this one. increase over View and released. The accident was the third of a j cannot otherwise take series of four worked by Mitchell themselves.." that night. Busy Night At p.m. Friday, Michael j Hartley Law. All labor unions H. McBride. 1131 East Fifth, took-j should be subject to anti-trust a corner too fast on a county j statutes. The labor movement has road one and one-half miles north and a half east of Ada and over- turned his car. Neither McBride nor a passenger with him was hurt. Second wreck of the evening came at 11 p. m. in the 1200 block of North Broadway at the driveway of a parking lot. Wil- liam W. Dodd. 43. 828 East Fifth, was starting a right turn off Broadway into the drive when his car was sideswiped by one driv- Ihe average girl needs mora beauty than brains because the (Continued on Page Two) average man can see better than j he can think. (Copr. Fea, lo :orp.) NEW LIGHTS Passeriby have noticed recent change in the glow of downtown eence then-the old ind longer-pott arms make for.more direct street lighting. Above Ada street light! OGAE employes have completed installation of new mercury employes assemble the new lighti, remove the shorter and hoist the new for mital- luminaire itreet lighti from the eait end of to one-half block out of the Frisco Staff. tracks en Weft Main. The eO-amp, 400-watt lamps, give a more brilliant night lumines-
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