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   Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - March 16, 1962, Ada, Oklahoma                             Uncle Mort says bein' president ain't too hard: "All a feller has to do is just pick the right people for the right then sit on the sidelines and be a danged good cheerleader.' Shooting Stakes Wind Up Field Trials, Sports THE ADA EVENING NEWS Well-Known State Musician Brings Choir, Here, P-7 59TH YEAR NO. 3 ADA, OKLAHOMA, FRIDAY, MARCH 16, 1962 10 Pages 5 CENTS WEEKDAY, 10 CENTS SUNDAY Russian Reports New Venture In Space; Warns Of Global Rocket Search Craft Hunt For Plane Lost In Pacific MANILA planes and ships pressed a hunt between Guam and the Philippines tonight for a chartered airliner which vanished at-sea with 107 persons, chiefly American Army men, on a flight to war-torn South Viet Nam. A full 24 hours" passed since the four-engine Super Constellation, owned by the California-based Flying Tiger Line, radioed its last message. This was a routine report to Guam from a position 270 miles west of that U. S. base in the western Pacific, as it headed for Clark Air Force Base, north of Manila. Search craft crisscrossed square miles of the SEC Opens Giant Probe Of Market WASHINGTON (API-The Se- curities and Exchange Commis- sion announced today it is quizzing all of the nation's brokerage firms about dealings in 200 stocks. The mammolh of a larger study of the entire se- curities industry will yield the first detailed picture of exactly goes on in the over-the- this that brokers and investors trade in securities outside the regular slock exchanges. Questionnaire Milton director of Ihe SEC's industry study, said a spe- cial questionnaire is being mailed to all brokerage houses "to ob- tain general information about the growth and size of the over- the-counler market and specific data as to transactions in that market." The completed question- naires must be returned by April 9. The SEC hopes, through an analysis of the questionnaires, to find out how many shares and counter market. It is in loosely organized market Pacific fruitlesly by day- light and were continuing through the night. Weather was excellent and the sea normal. The Super Constellation carried a crew of 11 Americans, 93 U.S. Army personnel and three South Vietnamese, Travis Air Force Candidate Plans Political Tea Parties By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Henry Bellmon hopes to turn tea parties to political advantage in his quest for election as Okla- homa's first Republican governor. Bellmon, a robust wheat farmer from near Red Rock; announced plans Thursday for 700 tea par- ties between now and the gener- al election in November. Busy Schedule He's going to attend five of them today and 500 by June. They'll be small affairs, said Bell- mon, in private homes with 15 to 25 persons attending. Bellmon said the tea parties will serve as get-acquainted sessions and will allow for a discussion of local issues. While Bellmon told of his plans, Democratic hopefuls were talking about higher education and spe- cial attorneys in slate govern- Khrushchev Claims Weapon Invulnerable To Defense MOSCOW Khrushchev announced to- day the Soviet'Union has put a new space vehicle in orbit. At the same time he threatened the United States with what he called a "global invulnerable to antimissile defenses. The Soviet leader said all American efforts in inter- dict the new weapon, as he described it, would be in vain. "The time has passed when the Americans can feel defended from the consequences of he said. Khrushchev gave no details of what the stage of de- velopment the so-c ailed new weapon might be. He made his remarks in the course of "an election rally, pre- liminary to Sunday's voting in the Soviet Union. Earlier at the rally he had announced orbiting of a new space vehicle. Tass news agency said it was "an artificial U. S. Plays Confused Role In Viet Nam WASHINGTON Unit- ed States is finding it harder to portray its military men in South Viet Nam as purely sideline coaches in the war against Corn- earth satellite launched with a view to continuing the Soviet pro- gram of outer space research." There was no announcement whether a man or other living be- munist guerrillas. Base in California said. Four women were among the crew. Military sources in Saigon as- sumed the troops were due to bolster the American forces back- ing South Viet Nam's government in its war against the Viet Cong guerrillas. Fifteen aircraft based at Guam launched the hunt for the Flying Tiger plane. Spread over a 100- mile front, they flew 750. miles a point about mid- way between Guam and the Phil- then retraced their course eastward. The plane took off from Guam at p.m. Thursday night car- rying fuel for about nine hours' Hying for the eight- hour hop to Clark Air Force Base, north of Manila. It was last heard from 80 minutes later when the pilot sent a routine radio message lo Guam from about 270 miles west of that American island base. The Clark Field Rescue Coor- dinating Center declared the air- liner "missing this morning. A U.S. Navy spokesman said it was be- ildVV aUUltCSUldll 3CUU 1C w how much money change hands ,ieved [he ]ane wcnt down in the market and how many [o Guam than tfl Phili ineSi brokers participate. Charges Checked It also wants to know if it Varying Views Former Gov. Raymond Gary and Sen. Fred Harris addressed different groups in Norman on a similar subject higher educa- tion. George Miskovsky and Thomas Dee Frasier had the same sub- ject for their talks Thursday, but diverging conclusions. Miskovsky said in Oklahoma City that special attorneys now working for state agencies should be fired and the legal work giv- en to the attorney 'general's staff. Frasier told a Duncan group this would be unwise. He said the attorney general's staff would have to be increased 'far beyond the present 24. Idle Time The full-time government at- torneys would be busy when spe- cial projects are under way, said Frasier, "and the rest of the time many would be sitting on their collective thumbs." Gary said Oklahoma can have one of the finest education sys- :cms in the nation without a tax increase. The key, said Gary, is the ing was aboard. Khrushchev made his statement A reporter raised the point at ;about the lobal rocker to rein. a news conference Thursday when ,foree his Qn the current dis. takes a large volume of trading to produce noteworthy price changes, and if brokers are over- (Continued on Page Two) Salvation Army Seeks' Help For Fire Victims The Salvation Army is appeal- ing for aid for a family who lost their home and all their posses- sions by fire recently. Capt. Raymond Miller, head of the local SA unit, said clothing for Mrs. Eunice Waltham (size 48) shoes) is a principal need. "But they need he added. "Household furnishings, tables, chairs, bedding." The Walthams were away from home when their residence on West First was destroyed by fire Donors are asked to call Capt Miller at the Army Citadel, FE 2-1377. OKLAHOMA Fair this aft- ernoon, tonight and little warmer west and central this afternoon and tonight and central and east Saturday; low tonight 25 north to 37 southwest; high Saturday 62 northeast to 72 southwest. High temperature in Ada Thursday was 60; low Thursday night, 33; reading at 7 a. m. Friday, 34. FIVE-DAY FORECAST FOR OKLAHOMA Temperatures will average 3-8 degrees below normal. Nor- mal high 61-70. Normal lows 29 north to 49 south. Warming fol- lowed by .cooler over weekend and early next week. Little or no precipitation expected in the west to K to inch extreme cast portion occurring as show- ers Sunday or Monday and again about Wednesday. to Guam than to U.S. bases in the Western Pacific marshaled a task force of surface ships and Air Force, Navy, Marine and Coast Guard planes. Seven ships led by the destroy- er escort Brister and 15 aircraft were dispatched from Guam. Clark Field, the U.S. 7th Fleet and the Air Force at Okinawa sent additional planes. The searchers scoured an ocean area stretching 750 miles north- east of Guam and 100 miles wide along the transport plane's sched- uled route. Cloudless skies and calm seas were reported in their search area. The airliner, piloted by Capt. Gregory P. Thomas of Red Bank, N.J., left Travis base in northern California Tuesday, Travis is of- ten the originating point for troops being ferried across the Pacific plane. Flying Tiger is often the carrier. Guam is a regular refueling stop. i (Continued on Page Two) (Continued on Page Two) 14 Men Win Nominations For C Of C Board Fourteen men have been nomi- nated for the board of directors the Ada Chamber of Com- merce. An election will be heltl .to choose seven of them as mem- bers of the board. The seven elected will join seven hold-over members to comprise the entire makeup of the board. The election committee met Friday and reported the following nominations: Ronald Black, Scott Baublits, Carroll Collier, John he told Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara "there is some confusion as to the precise U.S. military role in South Viet Nam." McNamara sought lo make it very clear that the United States is in South Viet Nam at that gov- ernment's request, to supply training and equipment not to fight. "The Americans are under in- structions not to fire unless fired he said, "and Ihis is the basic rule of engagement as it relates to our forces in South Viet Nam." The Pentagon chief acknowl- edged j-is-improving- but "the situation been aimed at U.S. personnel I still remains complicated and "and in a few' minor instances'tense." HARBINGER OF SPRING Spring is the season of balls (base, tennis In fact, one of the surest signs of spring is the scene pictured above as youngsters throughout the southwest dig out the spikes, gloves, balls and bats to plunge into baseball season. This particular shot was made at Byng where Henry Stone took his turn at bunting while Steve Godfrey (right) awaited his time at the plate. (NEWS Staff Jackie Jakes i armament negotiations at Gene-: va. Referring to Western propos- als for an effective control sys- tem, he said "we will'never agree to this." A control system, he argued, would be nothing bul an espio- nage service for the west. Khrushchev boasted that the So- viet Union has better means of de- livering nuclear intercontinental rockets than does the West." He added that in these days men would have lo be insane to begin a nuclear war. He said there are some signs that the international atmosphere they have had to return thai fire in self protection." Further questioning brought out that the fire was returned by Americans from aircraft as well as on the ground. For some time, American spe- cialists in guerrilla warfare have accompanied Vietnamese army units into the jungles and'rice paddies where the Communist I Viet Cong lurk. On occasion, they have found themselves in the midst-of shooting while aiding the This is so. he continued, be- cause the Western powers hate the idea of giving up their weap- ons. He promised patience in the set- tlement of the German question bul insisted that it "cannot delay endlessly the solution of this im- portant task." Khrushchev made the announce- ment in a completely offhand manner while a scientist was speaking at the meeting in the Kremlin. Vietnamese in on the job train-i The scientist, Alexander Yshlin- ing. jsky, commented "We are launch- How docs an American in such I ing cosmic rockets" and Khrush- a situation know when bullets are chev interrupted from his seat aimed at him alone? Can he be back of the rostrum, expected to take the time to make j "One was launched today at 3 sure before firing himself? No- body here has spelled out the ground rules that' explicitly. The problem has drawn increas- ing attention in recent months since Americans have been flying armed helicopters carrying South Vietnamese troops into battle and teaching native pilots how to use the planes tin's country has been supplying. Reports from Saigon have said aircraft flown by -American and Vietnamese pilots have bombed o'clock and it is already in he said. Ganges River UDAIPUR, India (API-Jacque- line Kennedy cruised today on the Ganges River at the holy Hindu city of Benares, then flew to this west Indian center of palaces and temples for a quiet' weekend in her tour. Mrs. Kennedy's host is Shri Bhagwat Singhji, the local equiv- alent of a maharaja. He put aside an apartment in his sprawling white marble palace" and installed a .system, .for. ier. use. Mrs! Kennedy had no scheduled event tonight except for a private dinner. The idea was to let-her rest after her busy sightseeing. Her program Saturday includes a ride on island-dotted Pichola Lake, which she could see from the circular bedroonvof her apart- ment. She is not scheduled to go into the dusty, bustling city. In her cruise at Benares the American- First Lady sailed past Nations Urge Big Two To Negotiate Arms Plan GENEVA 17-nation disarmament conference called on Secretary of State Dean Rusk and Soviet Foreign Minister An- drei A. Gromyko today to start prompt informal negotiations on their rival disarmament plans. and Gromyko as well as other i completely without qualifica- delegation leaders waste no timeition. Tsarapkin declared the So- in- getting together for informal; viet Union would accept a ban talks. 'only with a national inspection Rusk, who supported Menon's. of the nuclear pow- suggestion, met with the Indian i ers policing its own pledge. delegation head immediately aft- The move, proposed' by India, ;er the conference session, came in the third, session .of -the' Conference prospects suffered "a conference, after Brazilian For- eign Minister Francisco San Thiagd pantas urged the nuclear powers to carry out negotiations to the extreme limit of compro- mise. He said the smaller nations can play an important role in seeking compromise by negotia- tion. With much formal speechmak- ing remaining and ministers expected the to foreign be in Geneva only about a week more, Indian Defense Minister V. K. Hindu pilgrims and water buffalo Krishna Mcnon urged that Rusk bathing in the muddy waters of the Ganges and bodies burning on cremation pyres along the shore. A servant uniformed in crimson and gold held a white silk parasol over Mrs. Kennedy's head as her 40-foot motor launch made a 65- minule cruise three miles up and .blow .-Thursday night when the So- viet Union rejected .President Kennedy's terms for a test ban. Resumption of U.S. nuclear weap- on' tests. in the atmosphere next month appeared inevitable as a result. The Soviet action was expected. The Soviets for months have con- tended that detection instruments are -so far. advanced that a sneak nuclear blast, can be detected from thousands of miles away, and Foreign Minister Andrei A. Gromyko reportedly again told Secretary of State Dean Husk and British Foreign Secretary Lord The Soviets once more refused I earlier in the week that his down the river past the holy city which Hindus consider a gateway to heaven. Cooper, Ed G-win Jr., James H. and strafcd Cornmimist Moore, Troy Melton, Homer, [rations Peay, J. A Richardson James Asked about this ThursdaVi Mc. Thompson Charter Spencer Namara said a Asa Hutchinson, E. P. Hunter and Americans are the Harold Harp.' Harry Evans, Lowell Adams, .C. B. Moon, Edward Halverson and Pat Ray were members of the election committee. Vielnamese pilots in the operation pi aircraft more complex than him for re-election to the Supreme the pfanes they are now using, Soviet in Sunday's balloting. 'He has, of no opposition. He did not specify whether was 3 a.m. or 3 p.m. and 'Soviet sources were unable to say imme- diately. Khrushchev made the announce- ment to a crowd of about and it brought a quick cheer. Checks with the Soviet news agency Tass and the Academy of Science failed to produce any ad- ditional information immediately. The Tass editor simply said, "We just heard Khrushchev's an- nouncement." After making today's off-the-cuff announcement. Khrushchev lis- tened to a number of other speak- at the rally, intended to boost (Continued on Page Two] Hindu priests burned cense and thousands of Indians gathered to watch America's First Lady pass. Others attended to the ceremonial cremations. From the boat cruise she went to a factory where weavers make the silk for which Benares is famous, and paid a brief visit to Son Follows In Footsteps Of Express Agent The express business still runs in the Murphy family. Tom Murphy, long-time 'REA Express agent here, reports that his son, C. L. Murphy, was re- cently appointed Superintendent- of Organization, Pacific Region, with headquarters in San Francis- co. The younger Murphy joined the express company in 1940 as a driver in Tulsa. He was general agent in Dallas before moving to nearby Sarnath where the lord'lus ncw Post on die West Coast- Buddha 'reputedly preached his! Incidentally, he got his start.at first sermon years ago i delivering th'ngs to people even The proprietor of-the silk fac- earlier: in' the I930s- when he (Continued on Page Two) carried i here. papers for the .NEWS government would not accept for- (Continued on Page Two) Ada Businessman H. T. Alexander Dies At Hospital H. T, Alexander, 1210 East Fif- teenth, district distributor for Tom's Peanut Company, died at 9 p. m. Thursday in a local hos- tended to keep on trying, for j pital following an illness of three weeks or months, if necessary. I days' duration. Moscow's answer to Kennedy's! A native of Bradford, Tenn.. ha test ban proposal was given j was born Aug. 24. 1301, attended Thursday night by Soviet Ambas- Bradford, Tenn., elementary to -accept foreign inspectors on their territory to check against violations of a test ban. They ap- peared certain to maintain this opposition, to international inspec- tion where all other disarmament measures were concerned. The Western powers were just as adamant in their refusal to disarm without international in- spection of the Soviets. Without a break in the East-West dead- lock over inspection measures, top Western diplomats saw no hope for progress they in- sador Semyon K. Tsarapkin. The U.S. President announced' two schools and was graduated from high school there. He also at- weeks ago. he had ordered a new j tended Bowling Green, Ky., Busi- atmospheric test series to begin ness College. Son of Mr. and Mrs. in late April but would cancel it J. S. Alexander, he was married if the Soviet Union would Miss Polly Sims in Milam. to ban all tests, under an Dec. 31. 1929. They came national.inspection system. it0 Ada in 1937 from Oklahoma Tsarapkin met with U.S. nego-jcity, where he had resided 10 tiator Arthur Dean and- British! years. delegate Joseph Godber. Later an j A member of the board of stew- American spokesman announced the Soviet had turned down Ken- nedy's proposal abruptly and (Continued on Page Two) Spring Deer 'Season' Opens On Allen Road Nighttime travelers on the Allen highway .would do well to remember that the spring deer 'season" is open. Game Ranger Virgil .Williams reports that.two deer have been killed within a week on SH 12 east The switch in plans was an-. Heart Trouble Forces Astronaut Out Of Lineup For Space Flight WASHINGTON heart condition detected more than two years, ago will keep astronaut Donald K. Slayton from becoming the next American to venture into space. second U.S. orbital flight within Mr. and Mrs. Charles Slay- flip mnnfh nr fiun 1 il-A :_ o___1_ TIT- i the next month or two. Like Glenn he was to have circled the'earth town. ton, in 'Sparta, his home- three times in a Mercury cap- sule. 36, a Navy flier, was Glenn's backup .pilot last The assignment, of following Feb. .20. He, in turn, .will be along the trail blazed by John H. Glenn Jr. -will go instead to M. Scott Carpenter, another member of the 'sevenman Mercury space team. RIDE 'EM COWBOY One of three baby adopted squirrels seems contented with his po- sition atop "Jackie" a year-old mongrel dog of the Jerry Woodside family of St. Petersburg, Fla. The squirrels were adopted by the family after 'being foultd by Woodside when, he cut down a tree. The dog has taken the new arrivals as her own brood of puppies. (AP of Ada in the neighborhood of the 4-B Ranch. Latest deer-car collision came last night when a'n Oklahoma City Sharp, hit one of the animals, killing the deer and damaging his 1962 Ford to the tune-of about "I've been deer hunting a few times before Sharp re- marked this morning, "but this is. the first time I ever got one like that." Ranger Williams said another deer was killed Monday night on the 'same stretch, of highway. night by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Earlier in the day an Air Force medical board had reviewed Slayton's condition "erratic heart advised against his attempting the physically trying space mis- ion. On learning he had been scratched the Air Force major, said "I'm very disappointed to say the least." The space agency said the heart trouble was detected in November 1959, but it was decid- backed up by astronaut Walter M. Schirra Jr., 38, who was" to have filled. the -same role for Slayton. While Slayton was disqualified from the next U.S. space flight, a space, agency .spokesman said Both carcasses were, dressed outied to keep the -tomer jetVpilot and given to the McCall Chaptl in the' program while a children., close watch on his condition. nave'made the School for retarded west of Allen. Mrs. Slayton said she felt sor- ry for her son. "I know he had his. heart set on this, and it is difficult to come so close and not make it." ards of the First Methodist Church, he was active in the Methodist Men's Club and other phases of the church work. A 32nd degree Mason, he was a member of the Ada Chamber of Com- merce. Services will be at 2 p. m. Mon- day in the First Methodist Church. Rev. J. Glore -Reneau, pastor, will officiate. Bearers will be Bob Grimes, Roy Heard, Tommie Maines, Curley Wood. Dr. Tom Granger and Calvin McCord. Honorary bearers will be Don Brooks, Maynard Sharp, Jimmy Adamson, Doyle Copeland, Joe Dixon and Fred Caldwell. Criswell Funeral Home is di- tl reeling the services. Burial will But the astronauts father, .74, be in Memoriai Park. said he was relieved. He said he had advised his son, "don't let it get .you down." Mr. Alexander leaves the wife, Polly, of the home, two daugh- ters, Mrs. G. L. Noor- that her son would make the next was "still a member of the Mer- cury program at this time." Fur- ther, study of his condition will determine whether or not he will continue in it, the spokesman said. Responding to follow-up ques- tions today, A NASA spokesman said the difficulty will not neces- sarily bar Slayton''from future space flights. He called the condition-a "hair- line thing" that has been' detected on only-one or two and never in space flight activi- ties such as a centrifuge-ride. After-hearing that-he had been replaced Slayton -called. his par- At Boulder, Colo., Florence Car-! Iun' Denver; Colo.: and" Miss pentcr. .said she was delighted Mary Beth Alexander, student at Oklahoma. State. University, Still- water; two brothers, Joe Frank Alexander, Milam. Tenn.; and Jim Steed Alexander, Boonville, Miss.; and a sister, Mrs. Norene Bennett, Fort Worth', Tex. j space flight "It took my breath away when I first heard the news but then I calmed down and re- alized it was' what Scott had worked so hard for." Carpenter is a native of Boul- der: lie.-is. married and the father of four children. A lieutenant commander, he has been a Navy flier since 1949 and became a test pilot in 1954, enlisted in the Air F.orce .onjiis 18th birthday. Dur- ing .World War II he, .flew 55 aerial combat missions over Ger- many and .seven over Japan. While in he married a (Continued on Page Twt) Very few things in the world are more difficult to describe than a father's joy at the arrival of his sixth consecutive baby daugh- Gen. Fea. Corp.)   

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