Questions? Call (888) 845-2887 Hablamos Español

Ada Evening News Newspaper Archive: March 18, 1962 - Page 1

Share Page

Publication: Ada Evening News

Location: Ada, Oklahoma

Issue Date:

Get 1 more page view just for clicking

to like us on Facebook


   Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - March 18, 1962, Ada, Oklahoma                             The old adage says the first hundred years are the hardest. One area old timer dissents. Says he's made out all right for most of the first hundred, but with things changing as fast as they are he thinks the second might be rough. Cougars Nab 4th In Track Debut See Sports Page THE ADA EVENING NEWS Nephew Of Area Residents Is On Missing Plane, P-7 59TH YEAR NO. 4 ADA, OKLAHOMA, SUNDAY, MARCH IS, 1962 32 Pages 5 CENTS WEEKDAY, 10 CENTS SUNDAY. Children. Sounds Give Orphanage New Life By ERNEST THOMPSON The rafters and walls, of the old house reverberate once again with the laughter and shrill cries of youngsters. It had been silent for a long time or so it must have seemed to the huge structure that served as an orphanage for 20 years. Now the old Byng .Orphan's Home is again alive with the ca- cophony of youth. The Jim Goodwin family has moved in all 12 members. ing the 10 kids in the family. How did it all start; Says Mrs Goodwin: I once felt like I nad never done 3ay- The big building, situated in the Byng community just off SH 99 was purchased by Goodwin and his wife Betty earlier this month. After a face-lifting, the family oc- cupied it last week. And, that family is quite a story in itself. The Goodwins have four children of their own two boys at home and two married-daughters. The other kids in the group are adopted as a result of Mrs. Good-, win's belief that this is her mis-: Rodney, now six years old, was The youngsters at home range in age from three to 17. Two of them are Korean war orphans. Some of the others are orphans, too. And some are children whose natural parents were unable or unwilling to care for them. Goodwin is a hard working trucker. His job keeps him away from home much of the time. He own truck on various jobs such as hauling vegetables, hay, fruit and other commodities from coast to coast. when his mother, (who lived in California) decided she couldn't take care of him. So, she turned him over to the Goodwins. Then came Sharon, his sister, and Viola, their aunt. Viola is the oldest of the children. She's 17 now and a high school student at Byng. She was 13 when she joined the Goodwin clan. Next came the Korean children Johnny and Lindy. The Goodwins acquired the Koreans through the help of Harry Holt, the famous om coasr 10 coasi. philanthropist. Lindy was This means his wife shoulders; most of the responsibility for the s and js now rour iold T'he b Joh is au im ish of approximately the 'Same aee thing worthwhile in rny life I felt' Both bare bright-eyed little ex- led by God to take tale Rodney troverts whfl no other ,ife when he was just a baby and his t that o[ the Goodwin parents unabletoakecare: of him. After that, nothing could !whcre t, camc trom a stop me. It's just b.gger than nappened to be wi sion in life. I the first adoption. He was a baby (Continued on Page Two) them and the others and how they happened to be with Mrs. Goodwin remarks. "I think Kennedy Proposes Range Of Joint U.S., Soviet Space Efforts I THE GOODWIN family portrait (minus papa) is posed by the Jim Goodwin family of Byng. Mrs. Goodwin is pictured here with her family of 10 children, eight of whom are adopted. Standing (left to right) are: Jimmy, 10; Bobby, 15; Viola, 17; Brenda, 13; and Carolyn, 12. Seated next to Mrs. Goodwin are: Lindy, 4, and Johnny, four-year-old Korean children. Seated on the floor are: Sharon, 5; Rodney, 6; and Karen, Staff Army Clamps Tight Rein On Guatemala GUATEMALA army imposed stringent measures on this half-paralyzed capital Saturday as a student-led .revolt against ..President Miguel Ydigoras gained wider. For the first time in' five days no serious clashes de- veloped. Heavily armed soldiers put the city under virtual martial law, on orders from Ydigoras, after about 20 persons were killed and at least 500 wounded in street clashes and disorders. Troops patrolled the streets and police raided a 1 house and arrested several leftist political leaders of opposition political parties. The students launched violent protests against alleged frauds in last December's e 1 e c ti o n s in which Ydigoras' Conservative par- ty scored an easy victory. Ydigor- as contends the complaints are baseless and says Communists and Castro elements embarked on disorder to cover their disappoint- A HELPING Jim Goodwin (left) gives son Johnny, a four-year-old adopted Korean, a helping hand with his shirt collar in this candid photo at the Goodwin home last week. Johnny and Lindy are two Korean orphans adopted by the Goodwins at an early age. The Goodwins also adopted six other children and all know of their status. It's not a homogenous look-alike group, but the kids comprise one big happy Staff Photo by Ernest Pressure Grows For Halting Nuclear Tests Pair Pays High Price For Steaks Two customers ate some expen- sive sirloin steaks at the Kit-Kat Drive In Friday night. Police said William H. Davis 'the Soviet Union to drop nuclear-1 would waive her threat to test __, mi_______ _r'i___ ___ toeh nlfinc whilo thp 17-nMinn 'His.' aflni'n nnlv if Iho Amnrirnn series GENEVA (AP) India and The source said Gromyko's re- Brazil built up pressure Saturday ply to Menon appeared equally night on the United Slates and jdiscouraging: The Soviet Union and Thurman Rockwell, after con ferring with a waitress as to the best steaks available, each or- dered a ?3 sirloin. While waiting for the .steaks, they approached the cashier and asked for, and re- ceived, 40 cents in change, the amount to be added to their check. They bought cigarettes and used the odd dime to play the juke box. Then they ate their steaks. And then they walked out, with- out paying the check. Both pleaded guilty in Munici- pal Court Saturday morning to charges of defrauding a restau- rant and public drunkenness, and were fined on each count, or each. The total amount of the unpaid check was test plans while the 17-nation-dis-' again only if the American series OKLAHOMA Generally fair tonight; partly cloudy Sunday and Sunday night; high Sunday 65-75. High temperature in Ada Sat- urday was 70 -after n Friday night low of 37; reading at 5 p. m. Saturday, 68. armament talks are on. The forthcoming U.S. atmos- pheric the prospect of a tit-for-tat Soviet response emerged the key issue of the con- ference as an East-West stale- mate developed over how to end the arms race. Defense Minister V. K. Krishna Menon of India and Brazilian Foreign Minister Francisco San Tiago Dantas took tea together next month is canceled. The Rus- sian also repeated Moscow's re- solve to join a general test-ban agreement-which provides for na- tional not international, detection arrangements. Yet in the face of these devel- opments' Menon and San Tiago Dantas did not abandon hope of influencing Washington and Mos- cow. The role of the middle-road na-i Tupelo Nears End Of Hunt For Water TUPELO (Staff) Tupelo's search for a municipal water supply appears to be ended, Councilman Ernest M. Goss re- ports that test drilling has dis- covered a well that produces an estimated 20 gallons per minute. The well will be given a pump test soon, probably- tomorrow, Goss said. Goss noted that the water has been tested by the .State Health Department and found .to be of "excellent quality." A second-well provides an es- timated 12-13 gallons per minute. Six holes were drilled in t h e course of the search. Two of these, in the south part of town, produced only salt water. The rig then moved to the southeast where the two good wells were found. If the 20-gallon well holds up under pumping, Goss said, work will begin soon on installation of a pump, tower and distribution lines for Tupelo's first municipal water system. The system will be financed by a bond issue which Tupelo voters approved. The bonds have been .sold, Goss said, and the mon- ey is ready and waiting. after formal and informal even after only a few days proaches to the big powers for Lf discussion, seems to have be- some sort of pledge to quit a new political factor in blasting at once. They charted plans to rally support for their initiative among the group, of eight middle-road nations taking part in the four-day-old confer- nce. But their initial moves appeared to have received little encourage- ment from U.S. Secretary of State Dean Rusk or Soviet Foreign Min- ister Andrei A. Gromyko. A qualified informant reported that Rusk told Menon in a pri- vate talk Friday the American po- sition remains as stated by Pres- ident Kennedy: "The United States is quite willing to suspend an- the East-West tug-of-war over disarmament. On the one- hand: The eight noncommitted states Burma, Ethiopia, India, Mexico, Nigeria, Sweden and the United Arab Republic despite their inner political differences', showed signs of beginning to func- tion as a coherent group inside and outside the conference, room. There was talk among them of an early combined initiative. This could perhaps .take of a joint appeal for a deferment of all plans for fresh-.nuclear test- firing in.order to give the negotia- Area Officers Here Ofl nounced plans for an April series tors more time and-scope, of tests in the Pacific-but only On other hand. if the Soviet Union first signs a :est ban treaty containing sure in- ternationally supervised safe- guards to bar cheating. Western as well as Communist leaders moved quietly behind the (Continued on Page Two] Some 40 or 50 area firemen police officers are expected -gather here March 26 for an arson conference sponsored by the Arson-Inspector Division of the State Bureau of Investigation. The one-day conference will be held in the classroom of the downtown, fire station', with Fire Chief Dudley-Young as.chairman of the morning session.. The. program includes a talk on legal aspects of arson by County Attorney.' Pat 'Holman. Also included will- be discussions on collection and preservation of evidence, on bombs" and: other devices used to set fires, and on automobile- fires. The event is ons.of a series be- ing sponsored by the Bureau of Bellmon Plans Busy Day In Ada Tuesday Area Republicans are planning to welcome Henry Bellmon in style on Tuesday, The Republi- can candidate for governor will the East Central Federation of Young Re- publicans that evening and plans call for him to address the party faithful at a breakfast in the morning and at smaller "coffees" throughout the day.'He will also speak at the Ada Lions Club at their regular noon meeting.. Those interested in hearing President Lists Possible Projects In Letter To Reds WASHINGTON Kennedy wants the United States and Russia to work together soon on such space jobs as weather forecasting' and global com- munications. And he suggests future joint efforts for travel to, the moon and planets. Kennedy proposed a wide range of joint space under- relatively simple and some very difficult a March 7 letter to Soviet Premier Khrushchev. In the message made public Saturday by the White House, Kennedy called on U. S.-Soviet cooperation in: 1. Launching weather, satellites, with each country to shoot a cloud photographing satellite into an orbit perpendicular to the other so the two can provide weather data covering the whole world. 2. Each country operating ra- dio tracking stations to help track the other's space shots.- 3. Each country launching a scientific satellite in complemen- tary orbits to map the earth's magnetic field in space. 4. Experimenting in interconti- nental communications through satellites, a venture in which oth- er countries are already cooper- ating with the United States. -5. Pooling efforts and exchange knowledge in the space medicine, because of "our common interest in manned space flights and in insuring man's ability to survive in space and return safely." The President suggested repre- sentatives of the two countries to the U.N. Outer Space Commit- .tee meeting starting in New York next Monday confer privately to work'out'details.' The Kennedy letter marked a major U.S. effort to coax Soviet cooperation in one field where American authorities feel such an appeal stands a good chance of The letter followed up on a Kennedy-Khrushchev exchange af- ter the Feb. 20 orbital flight by Bellmon are urged to attend these j U.S. astronaut John H. Glenn Jr. meetings. The public is also in- which the Soviet chief made a vited to the meeting of the Fed- eration of Young Republicans in the Horace Mann Auditorium at East Central at 7 p.m. The schedule of Bellmon's ap- pearances includes: 7 a.m., breakfast, Fender- graft's cafeteria: 10 a.m., coffee, Sturman residence, .110 West ment at the election results. !Twenty-fifth; noon. Lions With the city under a military Hotel: p.m., cof-' Candidates Take Up Big, 'Little7 Issues By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The small problems of ordinary folk, and the big problems of booming Oklahoma cities cropped up as issues -Saturday in the 1962 political campaign. Former' Gov. Raymond Gary in telecast talk at Lawton said if he's elected governor he will establish divisions of urban affairs and ru- ral area redevelopment in the De- partment of Commerce and Indus- try. broad proposal for space coopera-j tion between the two cold war antagonists. Although Khrushchev has yet to reply to the March 7 letter, ad- ministration officials professed .to see no Kremlin coolness in this. They' said the subject is too com- plicated to allow a speedy re- sponse if the Russians< intend to curfew from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m., the army drafted postal, telegraph, power company and bus line workers to keep essential serv- ices moving, as more and more employes went on strike in sym- pathy with the students. The government announced a half-holiday for its workers as re- ports of absenteeism in govern- ment offices Amounted. Govern- ment offices normally close .at noon Saturday.- Many businesses closed and oth- ers half-lowered their shutters. Merchants said many of their em- fee. J. W. Alb'ritton home', 1004' (Continued on Page Two) Highland: 4 B. television in- terview, KTEN; 7 p.m.. address, Federation of Republicans, Horace Mann torium. East Central. For further information, call Dr. John Densford, ECSC, spon- sor of the FYR. Ada Headquarters For Atkinson Open Local campaign headquarters of W. P. "Bill" Atkinson, Democrat- 3U1U iliailj Ul I T T ploycs could not get transporta- 1 lc candidate. for governor, will tion to work or were afraid come out. 9 af- ,f 203 lEast Main, according to attorney Nine of the nation's 18 radio !Bob Bennett, who heads the At- stations were off the air in pro- kinson test against censorship. One sta- tion manager said police killed' ot tne K wl11 be m OKAtoka Crews Shatter Own Record Again OKAtoka Constructors, laying pipe like madmen, broke their own record again Friday. Workmen on Spread A of the Oklahoma City water line project Wednesday laid 152 joints of 60- inch pipe, for a total distance of feet. Friday the men on Spread B, east of Norman, hitched up tht r pants and put 162 joints into th feet. In a 10-hour working day, thi; averages out to 16 joints par hour, ,j C ded'h sg (Continued on Page Two) said'! per joLr, Atkinson is scheduled to open As Bob Jones, project super .n- campaign Monday night in tendent, W ,d- Leo Winters, candidate for' lieu- tenant governor, told an Alva au- dience if he's elected he'll serve as.a kind of second governor for people "With -little problems. Gary said that Oklahoma's cities and towns are suffering -growing pains. "They're growing out of streets, parks and water systems faster than present revenues allow, them to build new he said. Gary indicated the 'new divisions would be used to take advantage of federal aid to cities, and towns. "We aren't taking full advan- by the federal aid- Oklahoma City with ment of his platform. slate-jly competition never hurt any: construction job. ing cities, towns and rural said Gary. ".We must start taking full advantage of the Rural Area Development program." He said it also is essential to start working with the Oklahoma Municipal League to determine what legislation is needed, in the next legislative session for cities and towns. Winters suggested there are so many people with big problems trying to see a governor, the folks with little problems never get in. "One of the reasons that people in our state are disinterested in .government is that they have no one at -the capitol to handle the little problems tht arise from 'day to day." said Winters. He added: "If- I am elected we will estab- lish an entirely new department in the executive branch of gov- ernment with myself as second governor in charge of small prob- lems." Winters said he- would suggest moving the lieutenant governor's office, from the fourth floor of the Capitol to the second floor right next to the chief executive's of- fice. He said he also would request (Continued on Two) Won't Give In Jo 'Blackmail' Civil Defense Boosters Set Banquet Here Civil Defense boosters will con- gregate at East Central's student union ballroom Tuesday night for a banquet with a purpose. Al Turinsky, continuity of gov- ernment officer for the regional office of Emergency Planning, Denton, Tex., was in Ada last week to help in preparing for the Tuesday night event. The meeting will feature a C. D. briefing.. Its chief purpose is to inform and solicit support for a constitu- tional amendment to be voted on in Oklahoma May 22. The amendment would clarify the continuity of government aspect in case of -an atomic attack or major disaster of any sort. Bob Phillips, continuity of gov- ernment director in the Washing- ton, D. C.. office of Emergency Planning, will be on hand to ex- plain the national need and appli- cation of plans for constitutional continuity of governmental func- tions during a dire emergency. George Hastings, acting director of the Denton office, will talk about the regional applications o{ the continuity planning. Edwin Kanady, who is with 'state office, is scheduled to re- port on the shelter survey now being conducted in Oklahoma. Turinsky will.explain the pro- posed Oklahoma amendment. Ha (Continued on Page Two) Three-Car Crash In Ada Injures Pontotoc Woman A Pontotoc woman was hos- pitalized Saturday as a result of a three-car accident at Tenth and Broadway shortly after noon. Injured was Willa Dean Ross, 28, passenger in one of the cars involved. Authorities at Valley View Hospital said she sustained a neck injury in the wreck, but the exact nature of the injury or its seriousness was not yet known. Driver of the car in which she was riding was Kenneth Ross, 31. Pontotoc. The Ross vehicle was stopped in line of traffic for a red light, police said, when it was struck from the rear by a car driven by Homer Glen Haney, 22. Route 5, Coalgate. The. impact drove the Ross car forward into another, driven by Mary Jane Capps, 20. Konawa. None of the other persons in- volved in the wreck was injured. Police charged Haney with op- erating a vehicle with improper brakes. McNamara Stresses Power Of Nuclear Defense Editor's of De- fense Robert S. McNamara dis- cusses a- wide range of defense matters ranging from nuclear ca- pability to. the B70 controversy in the following exclusive interview with Bern Price, Associated Press staff writer who often deals with military affairs. By BEM PRICE WASHINGTON of Defense Robert S. McNamara said Saturday' U.S. nuclear strik- ing power is so immense the na- tion could absorb a surprise as- sault, then destroy Russia, and still have enough left over to coun- third power. This is a point which "has long Bothered many strategists, partic- ularly in view of the possibility that Red China will develop atom: McNamara, -in a wide-ranging blunt questions. McNamara gave .interview, also said: 1. By the end of 1962 the United States will be1 able to meet non- nuclear war crises on two-fronts simultaneously without resorting immediately to partial --mobiliza- tion. That is-something the coun- try, has not been.able to do since World War II. 2. Southeast Asia'is vital to the security of the Pacific and the Pa- cific is vital to the security of the United States, but the application of military force alone will. not automatically defeat" the 'Commu- nists unless there is internal eco- nomic and social, reform.- Southeast Asia'points like a ter a blackmail threat from any dagger toward the heart of the rich island chain which 'begins 'at Australia and stretches northward through Indonesia, the Philippines and .the Ryukyus to Japan. The interview covered a multi- no if, and or but answers. Many have held that Civil De- fense is an integral part of the nation's deterrent posture; that is, if the Soviets feel they cannot de- liver a crushing first blow they will be deterred from attacking. -disagrees. He be- lieves that the Russians would not be too concerned with how .many Americans they could kill, but how many Russians the Ameri- cans could .kill in a counterstrike. This. counlerstrike force, he Re- lieves, is the true' On the subject of inlerservice disputes, often public in the past, there has been a singular'lack of them in McNamara's. regime. Why? 'Boiled McNamara had to say was this: "Unification; unified planning, a. consideration by one. service of ices. The Joint Chiefs of Staff! Crumpled Car's There, But Where Is The Driver? Police cars and ambulances converged on the scene of a one- car accident on North Broadway at about 8 p. m. Saturday and found the victim pon-3. The car was there, though. Tracks and skidmarks showed where the car, traveling north, had taken off to the left across the median, then crossed the southbound traffic lane. d with its front seTthe" service i end up on the iron rail- problems as part of. the total prob-i ing .surrounding the entrance of a Jem and to plan'in relation to na- tional interests, not just service interests." In all the thousands of words in the controversy over the mile-an-hour B70 bomber, why-is it 'overlooked that the aircraft could be knocked down at its 000-foot ceiling.by missiles, such as the Army's Nike-Hercules? McNamara, "the Air Force has already, conceded that it can't live over the target. That is'why it was This was. a reference to the new con- cept of the projected, plane as a reconnaissance-strike bomber. McNamara' has said the techni- cal systems which would enable this aircraft to detect targets of opportunity and' then deliver mis- siles, against them 'from a Investigation over the stated.- .'lie weapons in the near Ituda of other points, ;activities in the other'serv-l (Continued on P-igt Two) drain, just north of the Trails Motel. "They tell me the old boy .lumped out and ran away." Of- ficer Ray Hammack told a NEWS reporter. Hammock added, "It looks like a case of reckless driving to me." But he had at the moment, to pin the charge on. Confidence is that quality which permits an individual to do cross- word puzzles with the aid of a fountain Gen. Fea: Corp.)   

From 1607 To The Present

Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!

Growing Every Second

Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 130 million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.

Genealogy Made Simple

Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!

Choose the Membership Plan that is right for you!

Unlimited 6 Month

$99.95 (45% Savings!)

Unlimited page views for 6 months Learn More

Unlimited Monthly

$29.95

Unlimited page views for 1 month Learn More

Introductory

$9.95

25 page views for 1 month Learn More

Subscribe or Cancel Anytime by calling 888-845-2887

24 hours a day Monday-Saturday

Take advantage of our Introductory Membership offer and become a member for 1 month only for $9.95!

Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!

Your Membership Includes:
  • 25 page views for 1 month
  • Access to Over 130 million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!
Subscribe for a Monthly Membership only for $29.95
Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 130 million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Full Access To All Content including 10 Foreign Countries
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!
Subscribe for a 6 Month Membership only for $99.95
Best Value! Save -45%
Your Membership Includes:
  • Unlimited Page Views
  • Access to Over 130 million Newspaper Pages
  • Ability to View, Save, and Print
  • Articles featuring over 100 million people
  • Full Access To All Content including 10 Foreign Countries
  • Weekly Search Alerts - We search for you!
  • & Many More Features!

What our Customers Say:

"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.

"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.

"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.

Search Billions of Newspaper Articles 130 Million+ Pages and More Added Weekly!

Uncover 400+ Years
of Newspaper Archives
(1607 to today!)

Browse by Date

Research Newspaper Articles from 11 Countries
& all 50 U.S. States

Browse by Location

Explore 6,200+ Current &
Historical Newspaper Titles
and Counting!

Browse by Publication