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   Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - March 11, 1962, Ada, Oklahoma                             The office non-angler grows Dry Or Wet, State Still Prefers Bourbon, Page 13 fainthearted when a staffer manages to insidiously end a fine story on chickens on a fishy note a long and difficult time of ignoring fishing conversations is unquestionably ahead THE ADA EVENING NEWS Cougars Take Class A Crown See Sports Page 58TH YEAR NO. 309 ADA, OKLAHOMA, SUNDAY, MARCH 11, 1962 Candidates Bid For Backing Of Education Bloc OKLAHOMA CITY for governor will bid next week for support from the education, bloc, a powerful force in state politics. The candidates will start Monday making closed-door appearances before the Legislative Committee of the Oklahoma Education Association. Most of the major candidates are to meet with the 45- member OEA committee Monday, Tuesday and Wednes- day, and others may be called later. The OEA is comprised principally of school teachers who are pressing for higher salaries and better educa- tional programs. Principals and superintendents of public schools along ---------------with college professors also are members of the associa- tion. Oklahoma now has about teachers, and they have had much success in recent years in per- suading political candidates to adopt their goals or at least come close to them. Minimum salary for teachers is now a year, and it is to go up next year to Adopted by the association this winter was a goal to boost the minimum salary to for the 1963-64 school year and for the 1964-65 year. This would take additional mil- lions and make the money pinch oven more severe at the Capitol. But schoolmen point out the goals still are below the national average, and say Oklahoma must catch up with other states or con- tinue to lose its top teachers. Virtually all the candidates have said they are for improving the school system as much as pos- sible. But several of them have not yet come out with a specific program for education. Former Gov. Raymond Gary is to make a major speech Thursday night at Norman, unveiling his program for education. Gary has said he.wants to finance fully the present little' chance of increasing it much. George Miskovsky, Oklahoma City, is pushing for school district reorganization now, as he did in his gubernatorial campaign four years ago. He says small, weak schools should be consolidated so Council Posts Are Four of the present City Coun- cil filed for re-election and a new name was dropped in. All coun- cil posts are unopposed. When filing closed Friday at 5 p. m.. the council filing showed: Ward 1 David 0. Howe Ward 2 Carl M. Mayhall Ward 3 Roy Sneed Ward 4 Sid Spears At Large Joe Bonar Sneed, a retired employe of filed in place of Lee Shirley. Shirley decided not to make his third race due to pres- sure of personal business! Sneed is well-known here. Under the present charter, it is believed that an election is re- quired. Ihe- names-will appear on the bailor for the Tues- day, March 20 election and the candidates must get one vote each in order to be elected. However, another important matter is scheduled for the MarcK 20 election: Vote- on the new city charter. Actually, the charter being presented to the electorate has few changes one of them is the stipulation that an unop- posed slate of candidates need not be voted on. For detailed story on charter revisions see page 13. But, an entire substitute char- ter is the matter up for vote, not just amendments. Carl Mayhall, currently mayor, is the only one of the council that overthrew some incumbents and others in the election of 1958. The water supply problem was a principal issue. In the. interven- ing years, four men have resigned or not run for re-election one at a time. Ada Junior Band Home Tro Brings phy The Ada Junior High School band under direction of Richard Vandcwalker brought home the Class C trophy from the "Little Dixie L'and Contest" Atoka. Saturday at The Ada group was the only jun- 34 Pages 5 CENTS WEEKDAY, 10 CENTS SUNDAY each Oklahoma child will have an equal opportunity in obtaining an education. Sen. Fred Harris of Lawton, is for consolidation of small high schools under 55 average daily at- tendance. He would set up mini- mum requirements on curriculum, (Continued on f-tge Two) Annual Pony Sale Adds New Interest A new and varied event will bs in store for pony lovers Mon- day morning when the annual March Shetland pony sale opens here at the Ada Pony Palace. For the first time the nationally recognized Ada Pony Sale will hold one of the few of its kind in the United combina- tion pony sale. The sale will include not only Shcllands, but Ponies of America, Welch and Hackneys. Though registered Shetlands will predominate, there will be enough of th-a additional breeds tc provide spectators, sellers and buyers an unusual and interesting show, said Asa Hulchinson, co- owner of the Palace. TO THE High School basketball coach Paul Landrith (right) accepts con- gratulations and the state championship trophy from Leo Higbe and Lee K. Anderson, top officials in the Oklahoma High School Athletic Association following his Cougars 47-41 victory over Pawhuska in the Saturday afternoon. Anderson, the state com- missioner of high school athletics, is in the center and Higbe holds the partially hidden trophy at left, the Cougars won the Class A championship and wound up tne season with a 26-2 record. Detailed accounts of the championship game are on today's sports (NEWS Staff ________________ Leaders Meeting At Geneva Stress Disarmament Need U.S. Secretary Arrives Early For Vital Talks GENEVA (AP) U! S. Secretary of State Dean Rusk arrived early Sunday for complex East-West diplomatic negotiations and said he was under instruc- tions from President Ken- nedy to "make every effort toward disarmament." The secretary stepped from his giant military transport plane a few min- utes after midnight. It was raining, just as it had been a few hours earlier when Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei A. Gromy- U. S. Plans Advance Warning Of Brilliant Test Explosions WASHINGTON un- earthly, alarming brilliance of thermonuclear explosions presum- ably will be one reason for the government's decision to give ad- vance public notice to some det- onations in the Pacific test series due to start late next month. The possibility that some of the blasts may be at very high alti- tudes could mean that the flash might be seen thousands of miles away. a distance of 20 to 35 miles, al- though such protection is not needed at distances of hundreds or thousands of miles. Here is what an explosion of a 10-megaton bomb looked like to this newsman, at night and at a distance of 32 miles, in the last U.S. big bomb test series in 1958: You wear high-density goggles that make the sun at noon a barely visible orange disc. All else is utter blackness. You face the Advance notices, of course, are direction of the coming explosion issued routinely to warn shipping and aircraft out of test areas and to alert populated areas against the remote possibility that some ko arrived at Geneva's faUout could downwind r t Airnort However, in the last nuclear Comtrm A rpor Eni ing grounds, residents, of Hawaii were startled on at least one occa- sion by the sky-lighting of an ex- plosion miles distant. The light intensity of a big det- onation exceeds the brilliance 'of the sun. Special goggles are used for visual observation by those Leaders Outline Plan To Put More Food On Russian Tables In their Rusk and Gromyko both stressed the need for disarmament. Rusk said the problem "touches on the welfare and security of every human being on. the face of the Earlier. Gromyko said the 17- nation disarmament conference, opening here Wednesday, should make a serious effort to remove the tremendous burden placed on mankind by the world's "ava- lanche of armaments." With rain water dripping down his neck, Gromyko smilingly told reporters the 17-nation disarma- ment conference opening Wednes- day should make a serious effort to remove the tremendous burden on mankind of the "avalanche of arms.'" MOSCOW leaders I claimed much had been done in called Saturday for a complete reorganization of agriculture to get' more food on the tables of So- viet citizens. A communique issued after a week-long meeting of' the Commu- nist party's Central Committee GEORGE NIGH George Nigh Visits Ada On Tuesday ior high schoil entered in 'the I The Ponies of America are an George Nigh, lieutenant gover- meet. There were entries slightly larger of Oklahoma and gubernato- eight area high schools. Shetland. They are a cross be- Bokchito took second in Class C, I tween a Shetland and Appaloosa with Frank Rickard director. horse and are termed western Class A winners were Coalgate (John first, and Antlers (Donnie In Class B, Tish- omingo (Bob Stoddard) first, and Allen (Tom The contest was sponsored by the Atoka Rotary Club, with Rog- er Rush, Atoka instrumental mu- sic director, in charge. Plans are to hold the competition annually. OKLAHOMA Cloudy and Saturday night and Sun- day with s few thundcrshowers. Light snow northwest and in ex- treme north Sunday.. Low Satur- day night 20 northwest to 52 southwest; high Sunday upper 30s northwest to 60 southeast. High temperature in Ada Saturday was 69, after a Friday night low of 44. Reading at 5 p. m. Saturday, 67. Rainfall Fri- day night -was .05 inch. utility ponies. rial candidate, comes to Ada on the past but added: "The fevel of output of grain, meat, milk and other products is still obviously insufficient and does not correspond to the great potentialities of the socialist sys- Coasf Sfafes Start Giant Building Task By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Stripped of protective sea bar; riers and plagued by looters in some areas, mid-Atlantic sea- board states Saturday began the task of rebuilding a coastline dev- astated by the worst winter storm in their history. Federal and state funds will as- sist in the monumental undertak- ing. Deaths in the stricken six-state area total 38. Eleven persons are reported missing. 'On the basis of early estimates many hard-hit sections not yet reported the damage will run to million. The American Red Cross said preliminary reports from survey teams showed dwellings were destroyed, suffered ma- jor damage and minor dam- age as a result of tidal flooding. As winter's fury gave way to clearing skies, federal, state and local officials were able to take ._. ____ The Welch is also a utility candidates" series! show, harness and saddle, j For tne Lions ciub address, The _ Hackney, _a_ high-stepping seating wfu be arranged for the public. Jack Pollack, president, advised Saturday. He said that any wanting- to hear Nigh could come in about Tuesday for the entire day. Heja more careful look at the dam- delivers an address to the Ada! age. x Lions Club at noon one of the j jn' Jersey, apparently the English coach pony, is strictly for show. Thsy are somewhat larger than a Shetland. The announcement of the sale has created a nationwide interest among pony breeders, said Hutchinson. Sellers and' buyers from coast to coast are expected to attend the three-day event "Many of our hotels and motels in Ada have already had several reservations made by out-of-town persons attending the said Hutchinson. "They, are attending from throughout the United States, and we expect a large crowd, even larger than our last March sale." The will open Monday morning at U a. m. after the ponies have been tagged for sale order. The sale will probably run through Wednesday, said Hutchin- son. It will kst until 10 p. m. daily. Approximately 300 ponies, Shet- lands and other breads, are ex- (Continued on Page Tw.o) p. m. Nigh will arrive in. Stratford Tuesday morning at for a coffee at the Community Build- ing. This is sponsored by Frank Lewis, "teacher and chairman of Nigh forces in Stratford. A number of 'informal coffees are planned in Ada homes, ac- cording to Ruby Gale Jackson, women's chairman. for Nigh here. An open, forum will be held in the ballroom of the Aldridge Hotel at 2 p. m. Bowie Ballard, county chairman, said the public is in- vited. "The 34-year-old lieutenant gov- ernor is an East Central gradu- ate. He taught for. several years in McAlester, served eight years in the legislature. He is a veteran of war service with the Navy, is a Mason, and member of the American. Legion and VFW. tem of economy and Ihe increased requirement in products." in the-night, don the goggles. Then there comes a preliminary pin- point of brilliancy. The intensity begins increasing and expanding instantly. The sea, to the far hori- zon, is bathed in the unreal illu- mination, each nearby wave and ship visible as on the brightest high noon. This was the detonation of a bomb dropped from an aircraft, with explosion occuring at only about feet. But the test series to come, if no international agreement for con- relatively close to the explosion, at i trol can be reached, may include Group Ends Talks On ARA Plans Frank Dicus, Bill Thompson and Ted Savage returned .Thursday i night from D. C., Jaycees Look For Miss America The Ada Jaycees are looking for Miss America here in Ada. The. junior chamber, sponsoring detonations of devices riding rock- ets to altitudes of 100 even more. President Kennedy, in his March 2 speech announcing plans for the tests in the area of Christmas Is- land, said they would be conduct- ed in the atmosphere. But the at- mosphere, technically, reaches up to a height of about 100 miles. The "slant-range" of light from a detonation at an altitude of 100 miles conceivably could reach out to at least the western area of the continental United pecially if experiments involve detonation of megaton experimen- tal devices. Slant-range, in this case, is the line-of-sight over the curvature the earth, with the range increas- ing as the altitude of the burst is increased. The purpose of warning about' light manifestation of some shots in the test series is to allay alarm.. For citizens in Hawaii or the U.S. area no damage to eyes would be- expected. although nerves might be jangled. Gromyko made no reference to i where they and Bother state dele- the .Miss Ada pageant, has lined i.- gates Discussed Area Redevelop- up five contestants, according to the Berlin problem, which he, Rusk-and-Britain's -foreign" secre- tary, Lord Home, .will consider privately before the crucial arms talks begin. Taking off from Washington, Rusk also stressed the need to halt the.building up of ever higher At the same time, Premier Of' weapons. Khrushchev appealed to The American secretary pronv ductive Soviet farmers in mat the U.S. government speech published in Izvestia to wouid dc everything possible to' make 1962 the turning point in the stern the arms race and reduce solution of the country's agricul- tural problems. The speech, which was made Friday, was the premier's con- cluding address to the committee, the governing body of the Com- munist party. A brief summary of the speech was made public Friday, pointing out 'Khrushchev denied a crisis existed in Soviet agriculture. The text came out Saturday night. .Nowhere did he discuss publicly foreign affairs, even to breathe a word about the approaching dis- armament conference in Geneva, nor the nuclear tests held in abey- ance in the United States. His only reference to the world outside the Soviet Union was a ref- erence to American agriculture. He admitted the United Slates was producing crops in such abundance that surpluses were developing, .but that, he said, was because millions of people in America'are starving and not al- lowed to eat surpluses piling up in government warehouses. This is a new line taken in recent So- viet propaganda. It is intended, evidently, to mollify the discon- tent of P.ussian householders with- out agreeing at all 'with the hard facts of American statistics. (Continued on Page Two) Kennedy Goes Along With New U.N. Plan WASHINGTON (API-President Kennedy is going along with a modified version of his U.N. bond purchase plan in the hope of de- I'ealing a coalition alternative for stopgap aid to the United Nations. The President's decision was described by one administration official as a reluctant one, de signed to salvage as much.as DOS sible of liis original proposal. He asked that the United States sub- scribe to half of a is- sue of 2-per cent bonds to finance emergency U.N. opera- tions in the Congo and Middle East. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee has voted to permit the unrestricted purchase of million in such bonds. But it limit- ed additional U.S. buying amounts equal to what other U.N. members buy, up to an over-all menf problems' with officials' from Lloyd "chairman for the a nnmher nf adAnftinc' nvomt Rut .Tnrl: aHHs Ihflf llp'd a number of agencies.' Dicus, of the Ada Chamber of is .chair- man of the A. committee here. Ted Savage, manager, .of the Ada Chamber, of ..Commerce, acts as secretary' of the. commit- tee. Bill Thompson, Jesse ranch- er, is chairman of the Rural Area Development committee. The latter group ,is sponsored event. But Jack adds that he'd like to have an entry list of 10 or 15. "We want to find some real high class Jack says. Qualifications include, good char- acter, poise, personality, intelli- gence, and "charm and beauty of face and figure." Contestants must also be single, esidents of Oklahoma for six by" the hi8h graduates, and was formed-under must have reached the age vision and suggestion. The Area of 18 by l- Redevelopment Administration, Tne Jaycees are pursuing an 'formed by legislation passed dur- the first session-of congress at insistence of .the President, works primarily under the De- partment of Commerce: However, it has been charged (Continued on Two) hardest hit of the coastal states from North Carolina to New York, Albert D. 0'Conner said he was appalled 'at the destructions O'Conner, northeastern regional director of the Office of Emer- gency Planning, added: "You've got lo'see it for yourself to really appreciate the amount of havoc that has been done down But many 'coastal residents be- gan the job of rebuilding with heartiness. Ashley Jenkins, owner of the Henlopen Hotel at Rehoboth Beach, Del., assigned crews to clear away tons .of sand, and tear down ruined waUs_.ar8rbeil- ings. "We're going to in May and we intend to meet all our convention Jenk- ins declared. As the disaster brought out-the best of man, so did it bring out the worst.-Looters were reported preying on die misfortune .in New Jersey, Delaware 'and Maryland. State officials assigned Nation- digest of the communique >S100-million total mentioned two major Khrushchev Democratic leader Mike Mans- proposals. rielci of Montana said in an inter- One was :to plow up more land I view the Senate may be'able-to instead' of allowing part of it to! lake up the committee-approved rest and recuperate. This proposal late next week. In the "known as the grassland system in 'House, where some members have the Soviet Union, has been .fol-ihad sharp criticism of U.N. poll- lowed by Soviet farmers for sev-! cies, the Foreign Affairs Commit- intensive search school and college among liigh ;irls. Any girl who can qualify and who may have been missed in the hunt is asked to call Jack at his office for an interview. The pageant will be held at East Central April 6. eral generations. tee has yet to.'Schedule hearings The program for rotating crops ion the matter. 1 Mansfield said he expects the issue to be discussed at Tuesday's regular 'meeting of Democratic congressional leaders with .the President. "I. think the measure the com- mittee reported out .will be ac- ceptable to the he said, "I believe we can live (Continued on Page Two) Deadline Nears On Homestead Tax Exemptions Some 400 Ada homeowners are going to be stuck for an extra 573 with it." Republican leaders have' sig- or so on next year's taxes if they! their intention of offering in don't do something 'about it pretty j the Senate an alternative proposal, quick. al Guardsmen ih'na- to pa Frank' Jared, county assessor, which was "defeated by an 8-7 vote notes that many applications for homestead exemption' have not yet been returned ip 'his office from within the city limits. Thursday is the deadline, Jared claim the exemption. 'assessor also reminds tax- payers that personal property val- uations go up 10 per cent'if forms are not returned by Thursday. (Continued on Two) 'percent. commjttee. Under, it, the United States would lend the U.N. million for two years at in- terest rates this government pays when it borrows. With' the .controversy' over the bond proposal still boiling, the White House said Kennedy will send his foreign aid .message ,to Congress Tuesday.or Wednesday. Mansfield declined to forecast (Continued on Two) Rome Gives First Lady Big Welcome ROME Jacqueline -in -Rome" Satur- day to a wet welcome'from the weather but a warm one from President Giovanni Gronchi and Romans who braved the rain. The wife of the U.S. president came on a flight from New 'yort for a visit en route to India and Pakistan. She will have and audience with Pope John XXIII Sunday morning and con- tinue her trip to New Delhi in the evening. Sometimes-sunny Italy greeted the slender U.S. First Lady with leaden skies and a light rain as she stepped from a commercial airliner at Leonardo Da Vinci Air- port. She was met by U.S. Am- bassador Frederick Reinhardt, other embassy officials and their wives and Count Gucrino Rober- ti, foreign ministry protocol offi- cer. About 1.000 travelers and air- port roof-watchers applauded as she smiled, waved and walked from the plane, but her visit has been classified as private and there was no fanfare, flags, band or honor guards. Mrs. Kennedy is accompanied by her sister, Princess Lee Radzi- will, aides. Secret Service men and a group of U.S. newsmen and newswomen. From, the airport the First Lady and her party were driven Ihrough much of downtown Rome, past many of its 2.000-year-old landmarks and directly to Gron- chi's Quirinal Palace, formerly the home of Popes and Italian kings. Small groups gathered to watch along the route and about 150 persons waited outside the palace. There, in the music room of the 400-year-old, pal- ace the president greeted her warmly. She and her sister were treated to light refreshments by Gronchi's wife and wives of lead- ing ministers. A press spokesman traveling with the First Lady said Mrs. Kennedy and her hosts conversed in French. From the Quirinal Mrs. Kenne- dy continued her ride across Rome to Reinhardt's residence, the Villa Taverna. where she was spending the night. Attendants at the villa said her first act was to telephone Florida and talk to President Kennedy. Mrs. Kennedy was guest.Satur- day night at a dinner given by Count Dino Pecchi-Blunt, a Har- vard friend of her husband and representative here of a U.S. bro- kerage house. QUIET, PLEASE! The Dutch Ellistons, near Coalgate, hive lots and lots of chickens (more ibout them appears on And while the chickens are as smart as any other chickens, that-isn't saying a heck of a lot. Sudden strange noises tend to upset the bird-brained critters. So visitors at the Elliston place find this sign staring them in the fact as they drive up. Whether you're horizontal or ver- tical, you can't miss Staff A woman may be taken for granted, but she never goes with- out saying. (Copr. Gen. Tea. Corp.)   

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