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   Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - March 14, 1962, Ada, Oklahoma                             A woman spectator at the Ada Pony Sale almost learned the old adage "never wave your hand at an auction" the hard a casual greeting to a friend nea rly resulted in the purchase of a fine, expensive Hackney pony Action's Hot As Field Trials Enter Final Phase, Sports THE ADA EVEN NEWS Belly Dancer Does 'The Twist' For Relaxation, Page 5 59TH YEAR NO. 1 ADA, OKLAHOMA, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14, 1962 10 Pages 5 CENTS WEEKDAY, 10 CENTS SUNDAY Democrats Slate State Meeting To Pick Officers By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The state Democratic Central Committee .will meet at 2 p. m. March 23 in Oklahoma City to elect new officers for the next two years. The election will complete party reorganization for 1962 and will climax a struggle for the party reins between Gene McXJill, Alva rancher and present state chairman and Mike Grey, Hooker druggist. McGill, who is seeking a second 2-year term, an- nounced the meeting. He said notices were sent to the 166 members of the committee. Mrs. Grace Hudlin, Wagoner, is state co-chairman and McGill said she prob- ably will be least if he wins another (term. Grey said he is supporting no candidate for co-chairman and at this time knows of nobody trying to win Mrs. Hudlin's post. Raymon Thomas, Tulsa is sec retary-treasurcr and is expected Job Bill Adds Big Challenge to be nominated for another term. However, Grey forces indicated they might support somebody else. The McGill-Grey race features two friends who were on the same side two years ago when Gov. J. Howard Edmondson's at- tempt to win control of the party was beaten down. economy can "provide jobs for Grey is running on a platform ever-growing work force in a of returning unity to the party time of swift technological McGll[ sa-vs is basically running on his record of keeping the party strong. Edmondson says he is taking no WASHINGTON (AP) Pas- sage of a ?435-million job train- ing bill has left the administra- tion facing a big a big question. The challenge is whether a free change that has quickened the pace of automation. Congress gave the administra- tion a means of facing up to the challenge Tuesday in the three- year manpower training bill. It also handed on the big question implicit in the bill: Training for what? part in'the reorganization: There were reports Edmondson and Sen. Robert S. Kerr might come up with a last-minute com- promise candidate. Smith Hester, Purcell attorney and former state chairman, was named as the one With unemployment persisting probably to be chosen as the com- promise candidate. However, Hester said Tuesday he is not interested in taking the party.post. Hester, contacted by telephone in Scottsdale, Ariz., Tuesday said he was supporting Mike Grey of Hooker for the chairmanship. at over 4.5 million, with new workers joining the labor force in record numbers as the post World War .11 baby, crop ..matures..and machines taking over more and more jobs once held by men, the question must be answered if the (Continued on Page Two) Bison Glee Club Schedules Two Concerts In Ada The Bison Club of Oklaho- ma Baptist University, Shawnee, will present two concerts in Ada Friday. The popular singers will present a program at the First Baptist Church at p. m. In the afternoon the choir will sing for the Ada High School students at the high school. This singing group will be under the direction of Dr. Warren M. Angell, who is in his 25th year as dean of fine arts at the Shaw- nee school Organized in 1938, The Bison Glee Club has played a ma- jor role in the growth of the school of The Warren M. Angell College of Fine Arts at OBU. At first it was composed primarily of ministerial students -but as the field of church music blossomed its membership was expanded to include music majors for the most part, although it is open to any qualified student. publfcans want as many Adans "Friday evening's program will to see and hear Mr. Bellmon as consist of a variety of A possibte." No reservations need L. Butler, minister of music at the First Baptist Church, said. "Included will be music of the great choral masters, hymns and hymn anthems. Negro spirituals, and contemporary secular selec- tions. New Disarmament Meeting Opens On Faint Note Of Hope WITH A SILVER LINING: Starlights Flying Cloud, a Welsh Stallion, sold for Tuesday night at the Ada Pony Sale northwest of Ada. The pony was consigned by Bill Porter, Hot Springs, Ark., to Barry Dayton, Broken Arrow. The sale finished Tuesday night, a half day earlier than expected. The annual event saw Welsh, Hacknies and Ponies of America on auction. (NEWS Staff Schoolroom To Indians NEW DELHI, India Art-loving Jacqueline Kennedy a portable American attorney, had been mentioned as scooroorn equipped with art a possible compromise candidate raaterlals to the cnlldren of Indla for the post. Grey is seeking to oust incumbent chairman Gene McGill of Alva. Two Democratic candidates for Miskovsky and Harry R. Moss, both of Oklahoma City reported to newsmen on their closed door sessions with the Legislative Committee of the Oklahoma Education Association. Miskovsky.said he proposed cir- (Continued on Page Two) GOP Candidate Schedules Talk At E. C. Meeting JackieGives Castro Calls On Youth For 'Communist Spirit' today. Mrs. Indira Gandhi, Prime Min- ister Nehru's daughter and Mrs. Kennedy's hostess, accepted the octagonal shaped prefabricated schoolroom. The room, known as the "Chil- dren's Carnival of is one of the latest developments in American art education. Teach- ers can watch children's reactions from outside the room without be- ing observed by the tots. The idea is to keep the child's creative impulse from being .inhibited by the presence of adults. On behalf of Indian schoolchil- dren, Mrs. Gandhi gave Mrs. [Kennedy five dolls dressed in In- dian 'regional costumes and 12 wa- The East Central Federation ter color paintings which won the Young Republicans will playJNew Delhi schoolchildren's art host to gubernatorial candidate' contest [ast week. of Henry Bellmon on Tuesday. Bell- mon will speak to the college group at 7 p. m. in East Cen- tral's Horace Mann Auditorium. Jon Suter, Federation presi- dent, announced that he was throwing the meeting open to all A group of Indian artists, sculp- tors, musicians and theatrical people invited _ to Nehru's resi- dence for the presentation watched Mrs, Kennedy feed ba- nanas and milk from a bottle to a flower-decked 600-pound baby townspeople who wanted to j come, adding: "The" Earijelv thousands .of Indians paused on their way to work to applaud Mrs. Kennedy as she vis- ited a boys' rehabilitation home in New Delhi's ousiness section. Office workers in short-sleeved (Continued on Page Two) auditorium seat 600, he added. All conserva- tives of whatever party are urged to attend. OKLAHOMA Mostly cloudy this afternoon and tonight, oc- casional light snow mostly south portions; colder this afternoon; Thursday mostly cloudy cast, occasional light snow extreme southeast, decreasing cloudiness west and not so cold; low to- night 13 northwest to 30 south- east; high Thursday 32-42. FIVE-DAY FORECAST FOR OKLAHOMA Temperatures will average 2-8 degrees below normal. Nor- mal high 60-70. Normal low 29 north to 49 south. Very copl Wednesday followed by warm- ing latter half of week but turn- ing cooler over weekend. Little or no precipitation west to Ji inch east portion occurring as light rain or snow Wednes- day night ending Thursday and as showers over weekend. Calls Plague Hospital Where Babies Died HAVANA Minister Fidel Castro urged young. Cubans today to develop a more intense Com- munist spirit and declared that they will some day live under communism. The prime minister promised Cuba's younger genera- tions a new society devoid of. egotism and individualism. He called on Cuban youth to develop a more intense "Marxist spirit, a more Communist spirit'-' and said the young of his island nation will some day live "in another more advanced stage, not socialism but communism." Castro set no date for Cuba to become a Communist state. In a speech last December, in which he publicly identified himself as a Marxist Leninist, Castro said "there will be no. com- munism in Cuba before 30 vears." Rivals Battle Over Use Of Names OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -Leo Winters' and Judge Dick Jones bristled at each other from 10 feet apart as hearings started at the Capitol today on just what their High temperature in Ada Tuesday was 51; low Tuesday night, 24; reading at 7 a. m. Wednesday, 25. BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (API-Re peated bomb threats to Bingham ton General Hospital were made by a moron, police said today as they continued checking the poi- soning of 30 babies at the hospital. Six of them died. The anonymous telephone calls to the hospital began Tuesday aft- er an earlier threat to the hospi- tal's medical director was made j public. Police said the publicity i probably led to four subsequent calls, between 5 and 8 p.m. Detective Capt. Michael F. O'Neil said all the calls apparent- ly were from the same man.. As for the baby deaths, O'Neil said police still were looking for any possible malicious intent.- All signs to date point to mistaken use of salt for sugar in the in- fants' formula at the hospital, po- lice said. Floodlights were beamed on the hospital grounds Tuesday night after a mole caller, believed to be an adult, told a'switchboard oper- ator everybody would be dead in the hospital because of a bomb that would explode. Police said they found no evi- dence of a bomb, but continued to check visitors and the building. The six babies, who -ranged in from 3 days to 8 during the last six.-days after be- ing fed a formula .that contained salt instead of sugar. One infant and another -were in serious condi- tion. Eight others have teen made ill. In-all, 30 infants were fed the formula. Dr. Lawrence Finberg, -a pediat- rics specialist called in from Bal- timore, said some of the babies had received as much 'as a -table- spoonful of salt in one day. .He said it was the equivalent-of an' adult swallowing four pounds of. salt -in .one day and is a lethal amount. A hospital spokesman said- it was determined Tuesday that a seventh child had died of earlier complications and had not suf- fered salt poisoning. The 'bomb threats began'b'efore dawn Tuesday. names are. Winters' and Jones -both are Democratic candidates for lieuten-, ant of 15 Democrats who-filed for the post being vacat- ed by'George Nigh. Each is trying to knock the other off the ballot. Today's hearing by the Election Board is on Winters' protest Jones did not legally file because the law prohibits the use of such pre- fixes as "judge" before a ballot ame. Thursday the board is to hear Jones' protest' that' Winters changed his name years ago and actually should have filed as Leo Walton Winters or Leo Joseph Winter. A pre-trial hearing was conduct- ed Tuesday and a number of facts were stipulated. These were read agreed to at the start of the hearing this morning, then Election Board member Herbert Hewett, Oklaho- ma City, said the hearing would be limited to two issues. One is whether the .filing of Dick Jones should be accepted or disallowed. Secondly if: it "is not accepted, shall the name be stricken off the ballot' or be changed to" Dick Jones. Winters resteS his case after the stipulation but .said he wants to 'argue the law.'' Jones then asked that the pro test be dismissed since Winters "is any Clee Fitzgerald, board chairman overruled this and said-the-board would hear evidence. When Jones tried' to read'.- an "answer brief" Winters objected, (Continued on Pafle Two) BALLOT REMINDER Chamber of Commerce mem- bers are reminded that ballots for election of new.directors must be returned to the chamber office by 7 p.- m. Thursday. Hackney Pony Brings Top Sale Pr ic e As the last of the 150 grade Shetland ponies left the auction ring last night, the curtain was brought down on the annual March Ada Pony sale with an approximate gross of The unusual combina- tion Hackney. Shetland. Welsh, and Ponies of America perhaps the .best attended sale since the summer of 1061. Tlrc usual crowd of pony lovers attended from throughout the United States." But this sale pos- sibly attracted several new faces that had not yet attended the Ada classic. The crowd apparently was well j pleased with the addition of Uie "We're not inviting anyone to little Hacknies. PDAs, an dlhe study he said, assert- ing that Cubans have' embarced Marxism-Leninism "because the revolution has taught them so, not because anyone imposed it on them." He said Cuba does not want a young generation that "listens and repeats but a youth that thinks and is not revolutionary by imitation." Castro addressed a large crowd (Continued on Page Two) Welsh to the ring. The spectator response and bidding was at ils peak during the lime the little ponies were prancing in the ring. And a Hackney brought the top price, too. Ralph Brewer, Mari- etta, sold a Hackney stud to H. E. Illinois, for The second highest price also went. to the Hacknies when a colt owned by B and B Farms, Zachary, La., was consigned to (Continued on Page Two) Renewal Of Talks Is Hailed As Encouraging Sign GENEVA 'the first time in almost two years Russia and the West- ern Allies started a new round of disarmament negotiations today with some hope of restricting but much less hope of stop- ping the nuclear arms race. The 17-nation.U. N. dis- armament committee met at the Palace of Nations in late afternoon for a cere- monial session. The last big disarmament confer- ence broke down in 1960. The delegates, including U.S. Secretary of State Dean Rusk and Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko, heard the resumption of negotiations hailed as signal- ing in itself an easing of East- West tensions. American sources said just be- fore the session opened that the Western powers and Russia might be able to negotiate an agreement to block spread of nuclear weapons and thus begin to bring the arms race under control. Western officials saw little pros- pect of agreements in coming months, however, which would halt the manufacture of nuclear weapons. The' outlook "is'dim, for stopping nuclear weapons testing. In. both cases, officials said, the apparently insuperable barrier is Russia's unwillingness to open up its territory to international in- spection.- Gromyko in the preliminary talks was reported to have stuck to the line that Western proposals for an international inspection sys- tem to verify disarmament meas- ures amounts to a demand for espionage rights within the Soviet Union. The present prospect is that President Kennedy's proposal for a test, ban treaty with controls will fall through and that the United States will go forward, as( Kennedy has announced, with its! series of nuclear tests in the at-! mosphere beginning in late April. I Secretary of State Dean'Rusk: and British Foreign Secretary! Lord Home, in several sessions! with have made no progress toward opening up real negotiations on Berlin either. Talks on the Berlin crisis will con- tinue outside the disarmament meetings, it was learned. Rusk and Gromyko will make major policy statements on disar- (Continued on Page Two) Nigh Says Real Issue Is Growth George Nigh, 34-year-old lieutenant governor and East Central graduate, told 'his audience here Tuesday that there is just one real issue: industrial growth for Oklahoma. "I'll go with you he told his in- tent listeners, as the usually -tr jovial Nigh spoke in deadly serious manner. He delivered a luncheon address i to the members of the Ada Lions Candidates Set County Speakings Eight political speaking dates hare been established for the cur- rent campaign in P o n t o t o c County with the climax set for April 30 at Glenwood Park. Approximately 20 candidates were on hand Tuesday at the county courthouse to agree on speaking places and dates. The first one will be held at Allen on April 7. Bill Massey and J. I. Jones jClub. This was one of their se- jries of programs featuring gu- i bernatorial candidates. Nigh also spent the day in the city, going from coffee to coffee, having his largest public meeting in mid-afternoon in the Aldridge Hotel. No Stranger "I'm no stranger to Ada, and what is more important, Ada is no stranger to he said on a note of immediate popularity. He explained that this was one of seven counties that he carried in the first primary of his success- race for lieutenant governor are in charge of the speaking tour. The county's three commis- sioners will handle the finances. Pat Holman, Cecil Smith and Clive Rigsby will take care of public address facilities. Robert Ford, Dow Thompson and Norman Mitchell are the publicity chairmen. According to the Tuesday agree- ment, three minutes of speaking time will be allowed the county office candidates and five min- utes for those who are seeking state ofices. in 1958. "Any promise I make here is the same promise I will make all over Nigh com- mented. He added that, so far as his experience is. concerned, he left the House of Representatives in 1958 with only 15 members more experienced than he, and said further that he has more ex- perience in government than 13 of the 15 gubernatorial candi- dates. Yet, he said, "Experience is not a factor the over-all quali- The primary elections are set I f ication is: What is this candi- r date going to do for Growth Issue "The greatest issue is whether Oklahoma is going to grow." He said that opportunity for the state's youth concerns him, and observed that 80 per cent of the for May The Speaking Schedule April 7 at Allen April 10 at Gaar Corner April 14 at Roff April 21 at Latta April 24 at Stonewall April 28 at Filtstown April 30 at Glenwood Park Kennedy's Invited to Address Assembly SACRAMENTO. Calif. (AP) The Assembly unanimously in- vited President Kennedy Tuesday to address the legislature when he visits California late this month. The President will receive an honorary from the Uni- versity of California March 23, then visit Vandenberg Air Force Base and Palm Springs in South- ern California. DAUGHTERS AND DADS The annual father and daugh- .ter banquet of the Camp Fire Girls (and Blue Birds) organi- zation drew its usual packed house last night at the East Central Student Union, as'the photo above indicates. Red- white-and-blue dinner boxes, matching the red-white-and- blue of the girls' uniforms, made the place look like the Fourth of' fried chicken by the hundredweight fell before the combined assault of gals and dads; and the Vir- ginia reel and hokey-pokey brought the evening to its tradi- tional (NEWS Staff {Continued on Page Two) School Board Competition Stirs Konawa Interest KONAWA (Special) Interest in the upcoming school board member election has catapulted with the filing to date of -four candidates for the post. The fil- ing period closes Saturday. Wednesday morning Burwell M. Bates, who.is seeking re-election as a member of the board of edu- cation of Konawa Independent School District, had drawn three L. D. Tribble, Carl Hutchins and Danny Khoury. The board members are elected to five-year terms on a rotation basis. Bates' term expires this year and next year another, that of Earl Watts. Bates, oilfield drilling company owner, was elected to the board five years ago after having been oppointed to serve out an unex- pired term. Hutchins is Konawa representa- tive of Oklahoma Natural Gas Company, and Tribble is South- western Bell Telephone Com- pany's Konawa representative. Khoury- is a partner in the Khoury Hardware and Appliance business with his father here. Other members of the board of education are 0.' T. Damron, clerk, who has held the post for. 30 years; Clarence Kaper, past president -and member of the board for 16 years; Earl Watts, and Fred Camp, now serving as president. Election is March 24 with the polling place, probably the city clerk's offices at the old ice dock site. The polls will be open from 2 to 6 p. m. Any registered voter may vote in the school election. And patrons throughout the district may cast ballots. For a Jot of women, the call of spring is a clothes call, (Copr. Gen. Tea. Corp.) fc   

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