Ada Evening News, March 5, 1962

Ada Evening News

March 05, 1962

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Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - March 5, 1962, Ada, Oklahoma After spending tome time the local courthouse, we've decided there are three basic qualifications for i county officer: l..the ability to sing gospel longs 2. the capacity to chew two pounds of tobacco at once and 3. fhe patience to tolerate smarl-aleek news reporters. Cougars, Clinton Collide In State See Sports Page THE ADA EVENING NEW Legislative Races Draw Interest In Seminole County, P-5 58TH YEAR NO. 304 ADA, OKLAHOMA, MONDAY, MARCH 5, 1962 10 Pages 5 CENTS WEEKDAY, 10 CENTS SUNDAY Explosions Thunder In Algiers Secret Army Shows Strength With Wave Of Bomb Blasts ALGIERS (AP> A record- breaking wave of 135 plastic bomb explosions rocked Algiers for 90 minutes before dawn today in a new demonstration of strength oy the European Secret Army Or- ganization. Twelve persons were injured, but no deaths were reported from the thundering blasts. Police headquarters said 13 men were arrested either fleeing the scenes of the blasts or pre- paring to set off new charges. They formed three of what po- lice estimated were a score of teams that carried out the at- tacks. Most of the blasts were aimed against Moslem stories or parked automobiles belonging to Mos- lems. Police said no. public build- ings were damaged. Thousands of Europeans in night clothes crowded to their windows and onto balconies, lis- tening to the blasts and counting them. Cheers went up in the Bab- El-Oued section with every ex- plosion. "It was a real one European woman said beaming, European settlers close to the right-wing underground said the operation was part of a Secret Army plan to keep the Moslems in check. The explosions ended at day break with the same suddenness they began in an expertly timed, massive show of strength by the European terrorists. By noon life in Algiers ap- peared normal again except for tense troops patrolling the city. The wave of plastic explosions came on the heels of a govern- ment communique which said the authorities were scoring impor- tant progress in their fight against the Secret Army. The first blasts went off at a.m. in the heart of the capital and then spread with rapid-fire precision to all sections of the city. Rows of shop windows were shattered, covering several streets with- glass and debris. Many stores were set on fire. The raiders steered clear of heavily guarded government buildings. Troops and police patrolled downtown Algiers in a night- marish atmosphere. Bursts of machine-gun fire were heard. The bombing was the first ma- jor outbreak by the underground army to hit Algiers in two monthn. The secret army showed in- creasing boldness and desperation with the final peace accord be- tween the Algerian Moslem na- tionalists and French President Charles de Gaulle coming closer to pave the way for Algeria's in- dependence. Eleven of 12 Italian newsmen covering the Algerian develop- ments fled home after being Khrushchev Accepts U. S.-British Talks STOPPED BY POWER car driven by Douglas Stewart, 19, Stonewall, didn t get launched into space before it was stopped by a power pole on the South Mis- sissippi curve on Lucas Hill Sunday morning. Stewart jumped the curb going south and struck the pole about 12 feet from the ground. His ear careened on down the hill and Stewart waj thrown free and landed about 40 feet Staff Youth. Has Narrow Brush With Death A Stonewall youth narrowly missed death early Sun day morning when his car launched off Lucas Hill on Soiith' Mississippi, stabbed a power line pole plunged- into a gulley beneath the highway. Injured was Douglas Stewart, 19, Stonewall, who was driving alone when the accident occurred. Stewart was treated for minor contusions of the face at Valley View Hospital and later released. Highway Patrolman Spike Mitchell, who investigated the accident, said ..Stewart was traveling south on Board Okays Survey Of Traffic Here A traffic 'and transportation study for the city of Ada, costing! the roaci wncn il struck the Pole- about and requiring about The car plunged -down the em- bankment and landed right side up. Stewart was thrown clear of Highway 99 and 3 when his car left the road near the Brick Plant road at approximately a. m. Mitchell said Stewart's auto left the road at such speed that it snapped the pole 12 feet from the bottom. The bottom of the pole was about seven feat beneath the level of the shoulder. Mitchell estimated the car was seven feet the air above the shoulder of nine months to make, was ap-. proved today by the Highway Commission, meeting in Oklahoma lity. William Dane, planning engi- threatened with death. American and British reporters were warned to watch .their else. The one Italian correspondent who chose to stay, Nicola Carac- ciolo of Rome's H Giorno, went to French government general headquarters accompanied by American and British newsmen 10 appeal for protection. "We cannot protect our own one French official tok them. "How do you expect us to protect neer, said the study will concern major city thoroughfares, parking and traffic controls in the central business district and school safety. Ke said the federal government will 68.84 per cent of the cost and Ada will pay the remaining the wreckage and landed sorrra 40 feet away. The accident apparently went unnoticed by passersby. Residents in the area reported hearing the sound of th-a crash, but thought it might have been someone dump- ing trash there. Barking dogs awoke several of the residents about 30 minutes later when Stewart was heard OKLAHOMA Generally fair this afternoon through Tuesday: a little colder central and east portions this afternoon and to- night: a little warmer Tuesday; low tonight 10-15 north to 25 southwest. FIVE-DAY FORECAST FOR OKLAHOMA During the rest of this week temperatures will average 4 to 8 degrees below normal west and 7 to 11 degrees below nor- mal east with little dally change until colder the latter part of the week. Normal highs 56 to 63. Normal lows 27 north- west to 41 southeast. Precipita- tion of .20 to .50 inch east and .20 inch west will occur as showers about midweek. High temperature in Ada Sun- day was 55; Sunday night low, reading at 7 a. m. Mon- dav, 26. 31.16 per cent. The City Council authorized the study, contingent upon securing federal funds to help foot the bill, in a meeting held last October. Probably of most immediate concern are the traffic lights. in the ?ity. The survey also is sched- uled to include origin and destina- tion studies, accidents, future (Continued on Page Two) whistling at the dogs. After soms searching they discovered Stew- art, who was lying in a ditch, injured, but not unconscious. BARRIERS REMOVED WINSTON SALEM, N.C. (AP) 600-member Wake Forest Baptist church removed all racial barriers Sunday in what officials was an overwhelming vote lot the congregation. Crowd Stages New Protest In New York NEW YORK (API-Demonstra- tors today staged another 'public sitdown in protest against the United States decision to resume nuclear testing in the atmosphere, and many of them were promptly hauled off to jail. They sang as they were carried away. It was the second display here that led to mass arrests since President Kennedy Friday night disclosed the plan to resume tests. The new demonstration came in front of the Atomic Energy Com- mission headquarters in lower Manhattan, where about 30 per- sons'assembled and sat down or. the sidewlk. A score of them were arrested. Police, willing to allow picket- the side- barriers in -m effort .to keep pedestrian pathways clear. At 9 a.m., height of the work- bound rush hour, a police officer warned over a loudspeaker, "I am giving'you an opportunity to change your mind. Sitting on the sidewalk is disorderly .conduct." After a fite-minute wait, with Proposal On Soviet Union Agrees To Talk Below Summit Level .WASHINGTON (AP) Soviet Premier Khrushchev has reluctantly accepted a U. proposal to open the 18-nation disarmament conference at Geneva next' week with a foreign ministers' meeting, officials re- ported today. 1 The Soviet government sent the United States a message, delivered to the State Department Sunday, advising that Foreign Minister Andrei A. Gromyko will go to Geneva. Authorities said the first quick study of the note indi- cated Gromyko will also be ready to attend a.preliminary session with U. S. Secretary of State Dean Rusk; and British Foreign Secretary Lord Home, as the Western governments had proposed. U.S. disarmament chief William Foster said in a television inter- view Sunday nighl that the United States now wants an even tighter inspection system than it would have been willing to accept last year prior to Soviet nuclear test series.which began in September after months of secret prepara- British Plane Die In Crash In Africa YAOUNDE, Cameroon fAP) route from South after leaving the Fortu- Sencrfe Group Orders Pilot To Tell Story WASHINGTON pilot Francis Gary Powers will tell his story in open session for the first time before the Senate Armed Services Committee Tuesday af- ternoon. Chairman Richard B. Russell, D-Ga., announced today. Russell made the announcement after a.secret briefing.by Central Intelligence Director John A.. Mc- Cone' before two Senate subcom- mittees which monitor the super- secret agency. The Georgia senator declined to give any personal evaluation of McCone's report, which was an account of the lengthy quizzing of Powers since his return to the United States. Russell did say McCone would repeat the briefing before the full Senate Armed Services Commit- tee Tuesday morning. The two groups which heard to- day's report were subcommittees of the Armed Services and Ap- propriations committees. The closed briefing this morn- ing lasted an hour and a half. Earlier it had been reported that a special board of inquiry found that Powers generglly com- plied with orders on his ill-fated flight over'Russia. In the aftermath of extensive interrogation Powers is likely to be'revealed as a man who-met unexplained disaster and coped with it reasonably well. The 32- year-old-pilot reportedly has.not been able to shed much light on how his plane was forced down deep inside the U.S.S.R. May 1, 11960. tions. He said the West would not be prepared to take .Khrushchev's word that the Soviets would not test again. .'The new note from Moscow was expected to get personal attention from President Kennedy. He re- turned today from a weekend at Middleburg, Va. Kennedy announced Friday night that the United States will resume nuclear weapons tests in the atmosphere in late April un- less the Soviet'Union signs an effective test ban treaty before that time.' The meeting of foreign minis- ters in advance of the general arms talks.would deal primarily with lem. negotiations on, that particular issue were conducted by the three powers at Geneva until they broke down after the surprise Soviet test series. Authorises said the note from Moscow put an end to .the un- certainty which has troubled U.S. officials over the level at which the disarmament talks would start. Khrushchev had insisted since mid-February that the talks must begin with a summit conference, bringing together the heads of as Rescue parties reached and Mozambique to Eu-jguese colony of Mozambique. charred wreckage of a It had a crew of 10, was Luxembourg but British airliner in a swamp three hostesses. Imost of the passengers Douala today and found all passengers included for Britain. It had been persons aboard many of them living by another British out- It was Africa's worst air 40 South Africans, Trans-African Air Coach Ltd. and the fourth worst disaster sprinkling of Dutch. Airways, with of- corded in aviation Australians. Irish in Prestwick, Scotland, went Witnesses said the four-engine DC7C seemed to make a normal takeoff for Europe in a light rain Sunday night, then The nationality of three passengers was not known, but the airline said it knew of no Americans aboard. Rescue efforts during, the operation last December after leasing two Douglas DCTC's, from Sabena, the Belgian airline, to form the nucleus of a charter plummeted into a swamp less than two miles from the airport at Douala, largest city in the West African republic of Cameroon. Tlr. plane exploded on hampered by darkness and the swampy terrain. The worst previous crash in Africa was that of an Air France Super Constellation in which The Cameroons, captured from Germany in World War I, wore divided between the French in the south and the British in the north. and burned killed in the Sahara on is the largest city in the The plane carried 101 J961. territory, which won in- them three propeller-driven airliner j dependence from France in the nuclear test ban prob- For the past three years Democrats Push Action On Key Bills WASHINGTON (AP) Demo- cratic congressional leaders are pushing for final, action this week on two Kennedy administration pension-welfare fund reg- ulation measure and a jobless re- taining program. Different versions of both bills have cleared the Senate and House. i Senate-House conferees on the] pension bill meet today with oiilyj. minor differences to be settled, j Delegations from the two branches named to work out compromise retraining measure are to hold their first session Tuesday. The Senate and House versions of the retraining legislation would establish similar programs, but the Senate voted a four-year dur- ation, the House two. The House will debate Tuesday the first fiscal 1963 money bill of the session, a meas- C ll_ ,n 1 ]J Lilt 3U331U11, a many of the 18 countries as could ;ure to finan'ce the Post orfice and get to Geneva by March Kennedy and (Minister Harold walk, had- se't up the this demonstrators announcement still seated, came: "You will now be placed under arrest." Patrolmen moved- in 'on the group, carrying 13 men and 6 women to a police van. The dem- onstrators broke into song during the interval, but amid the street sounds, the words could not be made out. Echo Satellite Comes Back Into U. S. View WASHINGTON Echo balloon satellite comes into day- break view in the Northern Hemisphere again this week, but it may be a -bit harder' to find than on earlier circuits of this part of the world. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration said it is possible that the sphere, originally 100 feet in diameter, may have shrunk to half or even to one- fourth its original size. Its shape, once symmetrical, also may have become so dis- :orted as to -give the impression that after more than a year and a half in orbit it is only 25 to 50 :eet in diameter. Even a NASA spokesman said, the aluminum-coated plastic spaceball may remain in orbit for another 12 to 18 months. When it was launched in folded ;orm Aug. :2, 1960, ejected from ts container and inflated high above the earth, there were some guesses Echo might last only a, week or two. Few believed the tissue-thin craft could retain its! shape sufficiently to remain in orbit longer than a year. Its long life indicates there, are considerably fewer micrometeor- ites at Echo's orbiting altitudes than had been believed. The satellite also shed light on the ability, of fragile structures to retain shape and form in space in spite of great temperature vari- ations. also has provided new infor- mation on the amount of atmos- Oklahoma City Man Dies In Tishomingo Crash (Special) Oklahoma City man was killed east. of here Saturday night in a car-truck collision. Clarence Walls, Oklahoma instantly .in -the- crash. The driver of the truck, R. L, Director John A. McCone of the Central Intelligency Agency was scheduled to present his evalua- tion of .the board's, report, today to a special Senate watchdog group. Powers, who had been sen- tenced to prison on spying charges, was released by the.So- viet Union last month, in exchange for .Soviet master spy Rudolf I. Abel.1 'Since then. Powers has been kept out of sight by government (Continued on Page Two) British Prime Macmillan said they would, be prepared' to go to a summit meeting at a. later stage if progress in 'the talks warranted that, but they argued a top-level beginning of disarmament. negoti- ations would do more harm than good by tending to freeze national positions on the whole range of disarmament issues. "A number of inspectors" would have to be stationed in .the Soviet Union, Foster said. "Early in the game we would want American inspectors, as I pre- (Continued on Page Two) Treasury departments. Wednesday, it will consider Well-Known Ada Matron Dies Sunday Mrs. Myrtle Morrison, Gil South Center, died at Sunday eve- ning in a local hospital. Her death concluded an illness of four months. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Stevens, Ma- son, Tenn., and the wife of Ben a L. professor of English S25-million "federal aid program! at East Central State College. for education television stations, i she was born in Mason. Tenn., The _ Senate passed a 551-million i Sept. 12. 1902. was graduated from Byar's Hal! (high school) in Cov- version of the legislation than a year ago. The next 'major legislation scheduled for Senate debate, probably next week, is the con- troversial bill to authorize U.S. purchase of million of U.N. bonds. The Foreign Relations Commit- tee will start drafting the meas- ure Tuesday. Members are hopc- (Continued on Page Two) Glenn Gets Back On Space Job LANGLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Va. (AP) Astronaut John H. Glenn Jr. stopped at the manned space headquarters here today to get squared away after a week of parades, banquets and awards. He will fly 'back to Cape Ca- naveral, 'Fla.. tonight to resume work on the Mercury man-in- space project. Col. John H. Powers, voice of the astronauts, said Glenn has a lot of affairs to catch up. Powers it public relations man for the seven Mercury astronauts. Glenn flew into Langley this morning on the regular shuttle air service from Washington. Powers said he would fly to the Cape tonight to continue debriefing ses- sions with engineers of the Na- tional Aeronautics and Space Administration. The first American to orbit the earth spent a quiet Sunday with his family at their nearby Arling- ton, Va., home after attending services at the Little Falls Pres- byterian church. Several hundred people were waiting .on the church lawn when the Glenns left. He smiled and waved, then led his family quick- ly to their car. The size of the crowd cori- ington, Tenn., and attended sharply with the thou phis State College two years. She j sands who cheered the smiling taught in Tipton County, Tenn. i astronaut and his pa- prior to her marriage. Myrtle jrades in Washington, New York 'and his hometown of New Con- cord, Ohio. The week also in- cluded appearances before a joint Stevens and Mr. Morrison were married Dec. 26, 1927 in Mason, Tenn. She came here as a bride and had resided here since. meeting of Congress and two con- Services for. the widely loved Ada matron'will be conducted by (Continued on Page Two) pheric resistance altitudes, and on existing at its the previously unknown effects of so-called solar rinds. Echo was used successfully for many weeks as a passive commu- nications relay satellite. There were frequent and regu- lar message 'exchanges between olmdel, N.J., and Stump Neck, id., by means of radio signals (Continued on Page Two) cers .Walls, was driving- left' of center as he approached.' Bean said he look to the' shoulder to avoid- the oncoming but'the vehicle struck the ;rear of'his truck. The accident occurred '-about p. m; Saturday on SH-78 belwee Tishomingo and Milburn. President's Wife Will See Pope John WASHINGTON (AP) Mrs, John- F. Kennedy will have an audience Sunday morning with Pope John XXIII at'Vatican City. She 'will visit the pontiff'during her -brief stopover in Home on her way to India and Pakistan. Ally.' Gen., and Mrs: 'Robert ;F. Rose Kennedy, met with I him last Oct. 2. gressional committees and a visit to the United Nations. Several politicians, impressed by Glenn's performance during the week, remarked that he showed .tremendous vote-getting appeal. I The possibility of a political (future for Glenn drew comment :from James E. Webb, director of (Continued on Page Two) Carelessness Creates Work For Ada Firemen Careless picnickers and a care- lessly tossed cigarette onto a sofa, interrupted an otherwise unevent- ful two days for the Ada Fire De- partment over the weekend. The Fire Department answered the first call at p. m., Satur- day night, at the Jeters and Seed Co.. 402 West Main. Fire Chief Dudley Young said someone had tossed a lighted cigarette on a cushion of a sofa located on a loading dock. The sofa was drag- ged to a nearby parking area and extinguished. Then at p. m. Sunday after- noon the department received a call to Wintersmith Park. Young said a grass fire had been set by picnickers and had gotten out of control. The fire was brought under control within a few min- utes. DRIVE residential portion of the 1962 Red Cross fund drive got underway today, with the rural section scheduled to kick off with a banquet tonight at the Aldridge .Hotel. Shown here mapping the.city .drive.are (left to.right) Mrs. C; H. Wilson, Ward Two chairman; E. D. Padberg, general chairman; Mrs. E. D. Wilson, Ward One; and Mn. Leon Biddy, Ward Four. Mrs.. James Thomas, Ward Three chairman, was not present when the picture was made. Goal of the local drive is Staff Some grow under responsibility; others just swell. (Copr. Gen. Fea. Corp.) ;

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