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   Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - February 27, 1962, Ada, Oklahoma                             Th. military mind do., after all exhibit a certain logic. Col. Glenn was briefed before flight; ,o he had to be "de-briefed" afterward. You wouldn't want him to go through life in the abridged President Takes Renewed Interest In Candidates, Pg. 3 THE ADA EVENING NEWS Cougars, Ardmort Collide Tonight See Sports Page 58TH YEAR NO. 299 ADA, OKLAHOMA, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 1962 Candidates Begin Parade For Filing OKLAHOMA CITY Rep. Carl Albert, the "little giant" of Oklahoma Democrats, filed for re-elec- tion today and another major candidate for governor At mid-morning a total of 204 persons had filed for office. Albert, 53, sent his filing by mail from Washington. He is the newly elected major- ity floor leader of Congress, and has represented Oklahoma's 3rd District since January 1947. Be- fore being named to the No. 2 spot in the House last month, the 5 foot 4 McAlcster attorney served nine years as whip. Preston J. Moore, 42. became the seventh candidate to file tor governor. He arrived at the Cap- 'Hopeful' Candidates File Here Twenty-one candidates have filed for pubic office in Pontotoc Coun- ty and the list will grow still more before the Friday deadline. The following is a complete list of all candidates filed with the county election board, as of noon Tuesday. J. D. "Dow' Thompson, county clerk Bert Ratliff, justic of the peace (No. I. Bucanan, constable (No. Hank Shamlce, constable (No. Jim Bazc, sheriff. Pat Holman. county judge. Frank Jared, assessor (incum- Virgil Hunt, treasurer (incum- Alfred "Sonny" King, sheriff. F. 0. "Bud" sioncr (Dist. Jones, commis- itol shortly after 9 a.m., presented his papers and a check and said "this ought to get me in it." He now lives in Oklahoma City. A Tulsa Republican, Leslie C. Skoicn. 51. also filed for governor. He said he is a preacher, reform- er and tax accountant. The first woman candidate of 1962 filed today. She is Mel-Pah J. Kichman, 53, a rancher's wife who lives in McCurtain County. She filed for the state House ot Representatives seat.held by Gar- field Settles, 51, Millerton school teacher. Settles' filing papers ar- rived by mail a few minutes after Mrs. Kichman's. Both are Dem- ocrats. Rep. J. D. McCarty. House speaker from Oklahoma City, filed for his 12th two-year term. Mc- Carty has the longest record of continuous service of any present House member and is a candi- date for speaker again next ses- 8 Pages 5 CENTS WEEKDAY, 10 CENTS SUNDAY Samps McCown. commissioner (Dist. A. A. Rogers, 40. Muldrow Bob Austell, contractor, filed as a (Dist. 2, Democratic candidate for lieuten- David Gray, commissioner' (Dist. 1, J. R. "Rae" Thompson, commis- sioner (Dist. 3. Fred Andrews, county judge (in- Burl Griffin, sheriff. Norman C. Mitchell, superin- tendent of schools Henry Dew, county clerk. Carl Stewart, court clerk (in- Francis Mayhue, county attor- ney. W. W. Balthrop, sheriff. On the state level, the election board in Oklahoma City an- nounced the filing of two candi- dates from Pontotoc County. John Boyce McKcel, incumbent, has filed for district judge. Robert W. Ford, presently vtate representative, filed for the state senate post now held by Buck Cartwright. C a r t w r i g h t said earlier he will not seek re-election to the senate, but will run for lieutenant governor. Sleet And Snow Strike Oklahoma County residents peered with sleepy and disbelieving eyes this morning at a bright new coat of sleet and ice that sneaked into backyards and streets overnight, ..w... Ice-blanketed roads and high- officials during a stop at Fort throughout the county and Worth, Tex. Gurney was taken to lunch during a tour of Cen- tral's facilities there, and later was taken to the home of Cen- tral's board chairman where "the group was offered one round of (Continutd on Pagt Two) ant governor. U. S. Sen. Mike Monroney and four incumbent congressmen were among 176 candidates filing for political office Monday. The filing period for state and federal offices closes Friday. Congressmen filing for re-elec- (Continued on Two) Kahle Gets Knuckles 'Rapped7 WASHINGTON govern- ment examiner held Monday that Keith Kahle, president of Central Airlines, violated the ethical code ot the Civil Aeronautics Board by approaching member Chan Gur- ney about a pending case 17 months ago. The issue was one of several growing out of a trip to Texas by Gurney in September 1960. Gurney, a Republican who was vice chairman of the CAB at the time, was entertained during his visit by officials of Central, who were parties to a pending Kansas- Oklahoma local service case. In a recommended opinion sub- mitted to the board, CAB Exami- ner Mcrritt Ruhlen also said: did not accept un- usual or improper hospitality from Kahle and other Central surrounding areas, made drivin_ hazardous, but not impossible. Early morning state highways and city road crews spread sand and cleared ice off thc major danger intersections and bridges on highways in the county. The Highway Departm-ant and Highway Patrol issued warnings to all drivers on county roads and roads in this area to drive with "extreme caution." Though bridges and roads have not been closed to traffic, they say, the conditions remain extremely hazardous. Ada was covered with .18 inches 1 of sleet at 7 a.m. Though this isn't much, say the Ada Police (Continutd on Pigt Two) Reports See End To War In Algeria Twenty past presidents of the Ada Ki- lether for their first organizational TWO DECADES: wanis Club met together ing of the Kiwanit Past Presidents Clob Monday night at the East Central State College Club Room. The group elected Scott Baublits, president; W. M. Emanoel, vice-presi- dent; and Hugh Norris, secretary.' The members 20 years of service as past presidents, the oldest being Hugh Norris, who served as president in 1926. Norris ii the club'i only charter member. Right to left and is president, BACK ROW, are Hugh Norris, '26; H. J. Huddleston, '28; Harvey Lambert, '41; W. O, Smith, '34; Scott Baublits, '37; and Albert S. Ross, '39. NEXT ROW, Rex O, Morrison, '40; W, M. Emanuel, '43; Tony Floyd, '44; and Gene Gulick, '45. SITTING, Roy Lollar, '47; Joe Bryan, '48; Martin Clark, '50; Jack Moore, 'S3; and Dave Howe, '55. FRONT ROW, E. W. James, '56; Bill Lee, 57; Jimmy Moore, '58; Yacob Mauch, '60; and Duard "Cotton" Willoughby, '61, the youngest past president. The club will meet quarterly, the next meeting held at the Oklahoma State Bank lodge May 28. (NEWS Staff In S. Viet Nam Planes Strike President's Looking Ahead Foundation Plans Site Saigon Palace Development By TONY ESCODA SAIGON. Souih Viet Norn (AP) Ngo Dinh Diem's pal- ace was bombed today but the Trustees of the Sciences and Natural Resources Foundation of Oklahoma, non-profit corporation formed here last year to develop 61-year-old anti-Communist pi-esi-'. a research park south of the city. dent escaped harm. took steps toward planning and The government said the attack development Monday. was carried out by two air force The board members tentatively officers acting on their own. agreed to retain Hudgins-Thomp- The planes swept in low just i son-Ball Associates. Oklahoma after dawn and attacked the pal- [City, to perform engineering and ace with fire bombs, rockets and planning services on the 435-acre machine guns. captured. One pilot was tract. The Six hours after the attack this- capital resumed its normal out- ward appearance except for iiol- diers guarding street corno-rs. There was no sicn of a revolt to add to the difficulties of the South Viet Nam nation already fighting a war with Communist guerrillas. Dropped Naval antiaircraft guns just out- side Saigon shot down one of the two American-made fighter-bomb- ers which blasted the palace. Its pilot. Lt. Pham Quoc was cap- tured alive. Civic Action Minister Ngo Trong Hicu announced. The pilot oi the second plane was identified by the minister Nguyen Van Cu, a sublieutenant. His plane, riddled with antiair- craft fire, was reported to have crash landed at Phnom Penh air- po'rt in neighboring Cambodia. area includes one of the High temperature in Ada Mon- day was 33: low Monday night, 20: reading at 7 a.m. Tuesday, 10. Precipitation during the 24- hour period ending nt 7 a.m. Tuesday was .18 inch. and snow warnings south-central and east portions; cloudy this afternoon through Wednesday except part- ly cloudy extreme west Wednes- day afternoon; light snow north- west, snow sleet and freezing rain and south this afternoon changing to snow except in ex- treme southeast tonight; pre- cipitation ending west Wednes- day morning; amounts accumu- lating 2-5 Inches central and east portions: colder this afternoon and a little colder tonight; low tonight S below northwest to 25 noutheast; high Wednesday 12 northwest to 21 southeast. Cambodian authorities arrested the pilot. The civic action minister told a news conference the "two rebel stationed at' the big mil- itary airfield at Bien Hoa, 20 miles northeast of Saigon, staged an "isolated action." He said nothing was known yet as to their motives. Death The U.S. Embassy announced that one American died as an in- direct result of the attack. He fell from the roof of his apartment while watching planes swooping di tree-level height. He was identi- fied as Sidney Ambrose, 59, a con- tractor from Portland. Ore, Shortly after the attack. Diem went on the air and broadcast TRIPOLI, Libya "Thanks to divine protection gerian rebel parliament has ac-il myself and my close collabora- 'tors were not in danger." Two of Diem's brothers, Roman Catholic archbishop Ngo Dinh yd Irtu iiuj cepted a peace agreement with France to end the 7Vi-year Al- gerian war, well-informed sources said today. The sources said the National Council for Algerian. Revolution, the rebel parliament, met here today to draft an announcement of its acceptance of the .accord worked out by French and rebel representatives in secret negotia- tions in Switzerland. But the sources said the an- nouncement would not be made public until after the Algerian leaders leave Tripoli. The rebel council has been dis- cussing the peace agreement for the past five days in Tripoli. The French government already has approved the agreement, which calls for a cease-fire, a transitional period during which a self-determination referendum will be held in Algeria, and guaran- tees for the European minority in Algeria, French use of the naval base at Mers-el-Kebir outside Or- an, and French interests in the Sahara oil fields. In preparation for announce- (Continued on Page Two) Thuc and Ngo Dinh Nhu, and Nhu's wife, who acts as the bach- elor president's first lady, were in the palace at the time. She was reported to have suffered a slight arm injury. Ngo Dinh Nhu is a close adviser to the president, who has been accused by critics of running a family dictatorship. Control Diem said loyal armed forces had the situation "completely un- der control throughout'the nation- al territory." He came safely through a short- lived uprising by five paratroop battalions 15 months ago. But there was no sign that the air at- tack on his palace was coordinat- ed with any general uprising ur ground action. The planes used by the two reb- el officers were described as AD6 Skyraiders, former U.S. Navy air- craft supplied to the South Viet- namese air force. Casualties from the attack on (Continued on Two) sites under consideration for the Southwestern Regional Water Pol- lution Field Laboratory. This big million laboratory was an- nounced last October by the De- partment of Health, Education, and Welfare for Ada. America Honors Astronaut Glenn President Calls For New Health Insurance. Seeks Boost In Social Security By STERLING F. GREEN WASHINGTON Kennedy today sent Congress a new and urgent plea for health insurance for the aged, "self-financed" by a ?1 billion boost in Social Security taxes. In a special health message urging lawmakers to bring the miracles of modern medicine within reach of all Americans, Kennedy also proposed: 1 A three-year, nationwide immunization drive to stamp out polio, dipthena, whooping cough and tetanus, with Uncle Sam footing the whole bill for vaccine for every child under 5. 2. Federal loans to help build and equip centers for group practice by doctors and dentists, to stretch the supply of medical skills and improve the quality of care in small towns. 3. New and expanded federal outlays totaling million for mental health, con- trol of pollution, medical research and other programs. ----------------Two new White House bills were due to reach Congress right after U. S., Russia Plan Swap Of Telecasts WASHINGTON Unit- ed States and the Soviet Union are reported to be arranging for an exchange next month of simul- taneous filmed telecasts'by Presi- dent Kennedy Khrushchev. Informants said Nehru's Party Builds Huge Lead In India NEW DELHI, India (AP) Prime Minister Nehru's Congress party maintained its overwhelm- ing 'lead today in returns from the Indian elections but the Com- and Premier; munists and regional parties -with separatist ambitions showed Monday the tentative date for the exchange strength in districts across the nation. By HARRY KELLY WASHINGTON was a long, wet, happy day on the glory trail for John H. Glenn Jr. and leader would make statement, followed tion, which would be shown in the other country. White House press secretary Pierre Salinger said "there are Midway through the 1.8 mile no present arrangements" for journey to the capitol, Glenn de- such programs. is March 24 or 25. They.said each Returns from of the 15-minute' state legislature scats and 62 of the mass-vaccina- tion plan and a broadened gov- ernmental attack on air and water pollution and radiation hazards. "We can now save one out of every three victims of Kennedy told lawmakers who are just now grappling with some of his earlier health proposals. full prevention of many forms of heart disease seems in- creasingly within our he added. Reduction scattered "The discovery and widespread use of tranquilizing drugs in the past sLx years has resulted in an unprecedented reduction of by transla-'the 494 parliamentary contests I patients' in the census of our state gave Nehru's party 969 of thejmental hospitals, state assembly, seats and 29 of cided he described Other sources, however, said __....... ___...... _ ___ as "the real rock in our family" Salinger 'reached agreement in his triumphal day o! be as prominent as hejprjncjpie on a trade with i him- trumpets and thunderous plause and tears of pride. It didn't end until they were home in suburban Arlington, Va., listening to their neighbors sing- ing "For He's a Jolly Good Fel- hc helped her up beside him. That's the way it went. To everyone but Glenn it was "Glenn's day." To him it was "our" wife's and his (el- Then the Glcnns slipped into their house and put their feet up in front of the fire. They had a lot to talk about, both of the past and the future. For Monday's celebration in the capjtal for astronaut Glenn, the first American to orbit the earth, may be only a taste of what is to come. As one woman among the pa- Ultimately. the area south of theirade crowd put it: "America has city owned by the foundation will! needed a hero, and now we really include a complex of private and have one." industrial research institutions if; A hero's welcome is what the development moves ahc-ad, James snub-nosed, grinning Marine, got. Thompson, prc-sident of the board! it was a rainy bone-chilling day, said in summary. An important aspect of plans is a development on thc southeast part of the area to hon- or U. S. Senator Robert S. Kerr, the city's best-known native son. His cabin birthplace is located on the tract. ,and for a while officials feared the: the weather might keep away the crowds. They could have saved themselves some worry. About persons, by po- lice estimates, lined Pennsylvania route of Standing' at the podium before i- joint meeting of both houses of Congress some members hold- ing children in their laps Glenn said humbiy: "We' arc just probing the surface of the greatest advance- ment of man's knowledge of his surroundings that has ever been made." There were Lears in the eyes of his wife and mother, Mrs. John H. Glenn Sr., as the Congress, the the Parliament seats. The Communist party was sec- ond with 79 assembly seats and 8 in Parliament. Political observers said the con- tinued strength of the Commu- nists, despite Red China's en- croachment on Himalayan terri- tory claimed by India, indicated the Communists had capitalized on local grievances while voters forgot national problems. The Communists improved their percentage of votes in south In- his Soviet counterpart, .Mikhail Kharlamov, when the two met in Paris last month, Goal Presentation of the American viewpoint behind the Iron Curtain, including statements by U. S. leaders, has been a longtime 'objective which has met with limited .success so far. Ken- ncdy was interviewed last Novem-101 ..gr will come 3 .....The Congress party and the Peo- dia's Kerala State, from 43.32 perj cent in a 1959 election of the state j assembly to 54.4 per cent in 15 j the "But far more needs to done." The million hike in appro- priation requests includes mil- lion for the immunization drive, but not the costs of another pro- gram close to Kennedy's an attack on .mental retardation in children. His panel on mental retardation will make its reports by the end of the year, Kennedy said. With it in hand he will offer t program to discover, treat and ffrevent the many and obscure causes of this ber by Izvestia editor Alexei I. Adzhubei, Khrushchev's son-in- law. The interview was published in the Soviet government news- paper. While ihe Kennedy-Khrushchev exchange was described as a mat- ter between the White House and Cabinet and the black-robed Su-jthe Kremlin, it was understood preme Court rose to acclaim him .that details have been discussed Glenn spoke poise the current State Department easy humor. He introduced with a Soviet delegation on parents, children and wife and I renewing the U. S.-Soviet cultur- ples Socialist party allied with it in Kerala dropped from 48.83 per cent to 44.4 per cent. The Communists also improved their position in Andhra Pradesh Specific proposals to further the practice" plan will come later this session. Smaller com- munities will get priority in the loans to encourage general practi- tioners and specialists to pool their skills and facilities. Nonprof- they were cheered as they stood in the gallery. Glenn brought the house down with a humorous reference to Caroline Kennedy.' 4. who had asked him earlier. "Where's the He said her concern over the chimpanzee astronaut the way-their brass horns astronauts and thc thousands the presidential limousine nosed inLo space Three separate contracts, tlle whlte Housc Katc wllh j "really cut us down to size and ject to review of the attorney of Glen" perched high in back, grin-, put back jn thc proper posi. the foundation, may be signed by nir.g and waving. '.Lion." the president and secretary. One from under the massed, bob-1 But Glcnn llad words os contract authorizes engineering bing umbrellas, the cheers for construction of streets, sew- in waves, 17 bands along Hc pajd trjbutc [0 njs ers. and water lines. Another will arrange for master planning. And the third provides for actual plats of individual lots. It is hoped that Area Redevelop- ment funds will be. made avail- able for this and other projects in thc county that will increase per- manent employment. The labora- tory will begin with a staff of 150. ing rain the pulsing strains of the Marine Corps hymn and other stirring marches. As the parade swun avenue, Glenn. 40, sat '6 uf alone high I whose tasks backcc'. up the Mer- cury [light. "From the original vision of the congress to consummation of this 8. orbital flight has been just over on the back scat with Vice vears hc said> ..This in it. dent Lyndon B. Johnson, and the sclr statcs cloqucntly lhe case for Glenns' children, Lyn. 14. and: David. 16, snt on the jump seats.' (Continued on Pagt Two) al exchange agreement for an- other two years. Negotiations The new cultural agreement, at its present stage of negotiation, was said lo provide for appear- ances of high public figures on 37 assembly scats. They had 15 seats in the last assembly. Neh- ru's Congress party had 110 scats. The new conservative Swatan- tra (Freedom) party had won 60 (Continutd on Pagt Two) Weather Alters Plans For Red Cross Dinner radio or television cither in per-, A dinner to launch the son or recorded. The Kennedy- ;Rcd fund-raising drive in Khrushchev exchange would be! al.cas outsidc Ada has been post- taped or filmed. accord for 1962-3, like its prede- cessor, is expected lo cover a broad range of visits between the two countries of. performers, sci- entists, specialists, teachers and students, and a swapping of films and exhibitions. Agreement was reported on up- ping from to the number of official magazines each country could circulate in (Continutd on Two) get preference, but private profit- making ventures will also Qualify. Both children and adults would benefit from the mass vaccination plan, if state and local programs are launched which qualify for federal aid. Funds Besides standing ready to pay for the shots of some 25 million tots under five, Kennedy said, the government would make matching grants to help finance local ad- ministrative and operating costs. The administration bill, he said, also will contain authority for vac- cinations against any. other dis- ease for which vaccines may be developed. There are hopes for a measles vaccine. Kennedy renewed his request of three weeks ago for a 10-year pro- ..........______r----- fram of federal matching grants J. E. Teague and H. E. Kinsey, j 'he building of 40 new medical chairmen of this division of tliejand dental'colleges and the grant- drive, felt that bad weather would attendance so sharply that the dinner should be postponed. Work- ers in this division of the drive will be seeking .toward a county goal of poned. The general cultural exchange; d was' originally set '.nnr.A tncO.'J liL-a tie for Tuesday at p. m. in the Aldridge Hotel. Now, it will be held next Monday at the same time in the same place. Only One Change Ada Residents Vote On Revised Charter decided whether or By GEORGE GURLEY On March 20 voters in Ada will go to the polls in a municipal elec- tion to select councilmen. They will, however, vote on another matter. They not to amend the present city charter. There is no reason for alarm .on the part of local resi- dents. With one exception, only minor changes are reflected in the new document and the one major change is an alteration that local students of government have long felt to be needed. This change simply permits in- stitution of a "staggered" term system on the council so that the entire council does not go out of office, at the Such Sn arrangement does much to con- tribute to.continuing stabib'ty and efficiency in city affairs. Under the new arrangement, two coun- cilmen would be elected in one year and the other three would stand the following year. All coun- cilmen would continue to serve two-year terms as they now do. All the other changes are insti- tuted only 'to "update" the char- ter and clear-up certain ambigui- ties which have arisen since its adoption in 1946. The original document, which has served as a model for many cities, was largely the work of Dr. Charles F. Spencer, president of East Central State College. Dr. Spencer also headed the committee which spent some months evaluating changes thought necessary in the charter. Other committee members were Vernon Roberts, Jim Armstrong, Ed Gwin and D. C. Willoughby. The entire membership of the commiftee strongly urges approv- al of the new document. Following is a breakdown of the changes in the charter. (These changes were double-checked both with Dr. Spencer and J; B. David- son, city manager.1 to insure no change.-; were overlooked.) Mayor and vice-mayor: (new) elected by the council for one- year terms, (old) elected-for indef- inite terms, fixed by council. Director of Finance: (new) pro- automatically city clerk but coun- cil, as city grow.% under an ordi- nance, may provide for a separate terms. In 1964, councilmen from Ward 2 and 4 will run for two- year terms to permit institution department headed by.director at of a staggered term system, (old) finance and yet another under city I all council members run at same elerk. time for two-year terms. Attendance: (new) provides ;f.only onc council members missing more for council, his name does not appear on ballot, aucomatical- than'one-half thc meetings in any six-month period arc suspended, (old) silent in this area. Ordinance by reference: (new) sets for the power of council to adopt model ordinances by refer- ence, (old) silent in this area.. Sale of real property: (new) sets limit of real property council can sell without an election or non- emergency ordinance at set limit at Negotiated contracts: (new) raises limit on negotiated contract lo (old) limit was matures for recall is filed, in :the Council terms: (new) under new j ensuing election the councilman charter, if it passes, councilmen up for recall can also run. He is ly elected, (old) silent in this area. Election: (new) If there are no candidates or questions at a pri- mcry or general election, the elec- tion will not be Held, (old) silent in this area. Recall: (new) a petition to re- call must carry 15 per cent of the city voters in the last guberna- torial, election, (old) recall -re- quired only 35 per cent of voters in last municipal election, (new) If a petition with necessary sig- fr'om Ward 2. and '4 in the March' 20 election will hold office .for two years. Councilmen. from Wards 1 and 3 and at large will be for only one year. Then in 19C3, vides that director of finance, is they will run again for two-year then directly .sub ject'to the deci- sion of th'e voters and they choose either the man up.'for recall or select from 'other candidates ihat might be in the race, (old) under old charter, if a councilman was recalled, the council chose a new man. Merit system: (new) creates framework for a merit system, establishing job classification and set. up a personnel board and out- lines its functions and rights and the procedures for any hearings before such a board in relation to a suspended or discharged em- ploye, (old) silent in this area. Nepotism: out that if a man is on the city payroll and has a relative selected to the ing of four-year scholarships to thousands of needy medical stu- dents. But the No. 1 item on today's list was what Kennedy termed the "gap in our self-financed, contrib- utory social insurance hospital, nursing home, clinical and visiting nurse care for all men and women of 55 or more who are eligible for Social Securi- ty benefits. Its chances have not been rated high this session. But administra- tion officials professed to see hope that increasing pressure from vot- ers would bring action before Con- gress members go home to face the voters next fall.' Attack Kennedy hit at both the favorite arguments of his the plan .would lead to "socialized medicine" and that private health plans can meet the need. "Today, only about half of our aged population has any health insurance of any most of' these have insufficient cover- 
                            

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