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   Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - March 22, 1962, Ada, Oklahoma                             Sports editor Ernes, Thompson, cor.fir.n.0 b.en..or, s.ys black c... crossed H. p..h IV. no. .bout ordin.ry b.d h-nl H... arMmin. o, b. w.s Pakistan Hosts Give First Lady Thoroughbred, P-8 THE ADA EVENING NEWS Tourney Gets Underway At OSU, Sports Page 59TH YEAR NO. 8 ADA, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, iMARCH 22, 1962 16 Pages 5 CENTS WEEKDAY, 10 CENTS SUNDAY Would-Be Astronauts Prove Their Bravery on the other side of a of Tom Wicklcin ELGIN, ILL. boys, 9 years old, who told the head of America's space agency they "did something brave" so they could become astronauts, have disclosed their training technique. "I laid, at the bottom of a hill pile said Wednesday night, "and my friend, Matt Fischer, went across me on his "That took i lot of the two. boys said in a letter which found its'way to the desk of James E. Webb, administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration in Washing- ton. NASA officials said that among the thousands of letters received since the orbital flight of Lt. Col. John H, Glenn Jr. Feb. 20, none has expressed greater determina- tion. any training that is to be done. "Must we prove we have guts? We just did today. "Matt and I did something brave. I laid down at the bottom of a hill, and my best friend, Matt, rode over me." The boys neglected to mention in the letter that Matt rode a sled. "I think it took more, courage to go over "It was more Tom said, difficult for young Fischer assured a reporter. Matt said his folks, Mr. and Mrs. William A. Fischer, thought the idea was "pretty good." "I didn't tell them about the sled ride Matt confided to a newsman. Webb said he had answered the boys' letter and told them that while it takes courage to orbit the earth, it takes book learning, too. Tom and Matt, who performed i their feat of courage last Satur- day, said they haven't received Webb's letter yet but they have been just as busy with book read- "I could feel the blades, that's ing as they have with sled der- said Tom, the son of Mr..ring-do. and Mrs. Peter R. Wicklein. "I told my mother about the letter, and she just laughed." "He's always writing letters, and I didn't pay any Mrs. Wicklein said, "They're mostly to book publishers and The two Elgin fourth graders j people who advertize in maga- wrote Webb: "We will both :We went to the library Tues- day and got a "bunch ef books on rockets 'and the Tom said. "I finished one of them to- day." "We both decided to become. Kennedy Insists Conference Must Go On Despite Signs Of Stalemate New Strike Paralyzes Algiers European Workers Press Resistance To Independence ALGIERS (AP) A general strike by European workers dem- onstrating their resistance to Al- gerian independence shut down practically all activity in Algiers today. Railroad service, plane traffic and city transportation halted. Water, gas and electric supplies were cut. Garages and filling sta- President Welcomes Reply On Cooperative Space Efforts WASHINGTON unabating signs of an Small Nations Revolt Over WAOniiNLrUJlN unauomis III East-West stalemate, President Kennedy says the Geneva; j: '_______j. ito taltc nn Rprlln WIIX VI I disarmament conference and its sideline talks on Berlin must go on. And he'is gratified by Soviet Premier Khrushchev's declared willingness to cooperate with the United States on outer space, projects. At his news conference Wednesday, Kennedy acknowl- difference between U. S. and No time limit was set on the Grounded astronauts shortly after 'Glennj Employes.at the air termin went Tom said. "Before that I wanted to be a carpenter." Residents Of Report Sulphur Seek 1 For Civil Defense School Audit SULPHUR (Staff) A 14-man delegation of Sulphur citizens called on Gov, J. Howard Ed- mondson Wednesday to ask for a state audit of the books of their school system. Sulphur attorney Frank Gib- bard, member of a citizens' com- mittee appointed at a mass meet- ing March 6, said a representative of the state auditor's office prom- ised to make the audit as quickly as possible, probably in about a month. Gibbard told the NEWS today the action came as a result of growing dissatisfaction with the administration of the Sulphur school system on the part of some local citizens. "We just don't feel we're get- ting the kind of school we're en- titled Gibbard said. He declined to name any spe- cific grounds for complaint, ex- cept the failure of the school board to re-hire one of the Sul- (Continued on Page Two) Church Plans House At New Library Open house will be held Sunday from 2 to 5 p. m. in the new li- brary at the First Methodist Church. "Mrs. Wick Adair, librarian, has spent countless hours during the past three months checking, marking books and cataloguing books and preparing lists and Rev. J. Glore Reneau, pas- tor, said. "Her years as a pro- fessional librarian have given her knowledge she has been glac to use for her church since her recent retirement as librarian al Open WASHINGTON Soviet Union claims to be planning an elaborate system of civil defense shelters plus the mass distribution of gas masks and special protective clothing. These claims, which contrast sharply with Russian charges that the U. S. civil defense program reflects war-mongering, were revealed today in a 406-page trans- lation of an official Soviet document. Called "Medical and Civil Defense in Total War, the volume was placed on sale by the. Commerce De- partment's Office of Technical Services.'It was originally published in 1959 by the Byelorussian Ministry of Health, and was written by L. F. Supron and F. P. grounded traffic by demanding that passengers produce passes from the European Secret Army Organization, which is fighting to keep Algeria French. Labor unions gave the strike order in protest against the arrest Wednesday night of the secretary general of the Railway Union Fed- eration. But the movement ap- jpeared to be part of the secret army campaign to paralyze eco- nomic activity. Kennedy Has Own Problem Of Shelter WASHINGTON (AP) -Presi- dent Kennedy, who is urging a nation-wide fallout shelter pro- gram, has a shelter problem right next door. The basement of the Executive Office building, on the west side of the White House, isn't con- sidered safe for a shelter in a nuclear emergency. The old, gingerbread building once housed the State, War and Navy departments. Many of Ken- nedy's top aides are among the federal employes who now work there. Too Many Pipes George Viault, the building warden, says the big vaulted cel- lar might be fine for a shelter except for one a maze of hot and cold water pipes. If a lot of people were huddled down there and the pipes burst, there could be a disaster. So civil defense experts have done the best they can and marked off shelter areas on up- Zverev. The book, based on lectures giv- en at a medical institute in Minsk in 1955-58. gives no hint of- how much progress has been made in carrying out the various plans. In discussing steps to be taken n the event of an attack alert, the authors state that every citizen "must have his own gas mask, a cape made of white, close-knit material, individual first aid kits, and protective stock- ings and gloves." No mention is made of whether these items have been distributed. The text makes clear elsewhere that the articles of clothing are of special design and material. The book gives almost as much attention to germ and gas war- fare as to the hazards of nuclear attack. The .volume is heavily laced poliLical. propaganda and starts out with an attack on "the aggressive ruling circles of cer- tain capitalist states." There are references through- out the book to standby plans for the populace to take shelter in an attack and one statement re- fers to plans "to expand the net- work of existing shelters." Communist propagandists have Ada High School. She has been per floors. These are in inner cor- assisted in the work by Mrs. Cone Magee, assistant librarian." The library is located in the room just off the sanctuary which has been serving as a choir room ridors, where.the brick walls are thick and the doors strong. Citizens Welcome As in the case with many fed- eral buildings, private citizens for several years. The board of! would be welcome to seek shelter trustees of the church arranged j there in emergency. Viault figures the decorating and equipping could take care of quite a few people. "We could bed them down, aft- er a he says. "With the cafeterias we could feed them after a fashion, if conditions were (Continued on Two) the room. There are about volumes in the library and "We hope to add more each the minister added. "To begin with the library will be open for lending books from 2 until 5 each Monday, Wednes- day and Friday afternoons, and if there is a demand for it, and vol- unteer help can be recruited in addition to those already on the library staff, it will be open on other days Rev. Reneau added. The library committee is made up of Mrs. Adair, Mrs. Magee, Dr. Tom Granger, Dr. E. H. Nel- son. Donald E. Black and Mrs. Tom B. Lamson. Dr. Granger is chairman and Mrs. Magee is secretary of the committee. Protest Business conditions were just beginning to return to normal af- ter a one-day general strike Mon- day protesting the cease-fire be- tween the French army and the Algerian nationalists, which went into effect that day. A secret army broadcast in Oran called for a two-hour strike there tonight also. The strike' movement developed as the French army and police appeared to be putting up firm opposition to the European ex- tremists seeking to wreck the cease-fire. Ultimatum The secret matum to government forces to clear out of Bab el Oued, a work- ers' quarter in Algiers where trou- ble is frequent, by noon or be considered as occupation, troops. But the government forces stayed put. French gendarmes and secret army commandos battled openly for two hours in Oran Wednesday. Throughout Wednesday night Europeans fired from balconies and windows on French army pa- trols cruising Algiers' deserted streets. Terrorist attacks account- ed for two Moslems dead and four wounded. Cooperation In contrast with the bloodshed between Europeans there was calm throughout Algeria between French army forces and the Al- gerian nationalists. French head- quarters said, leaders of the Na- tionalist Liberation Front in a number of areas had offered their cooperation. For the most part, however, the secret army terrorists roamed un- checked. Officials reported at ban.'He said "there is no evidence that we are going to quickly reach a settlement" on Berlin or Southeast Kennedy asserted, how- ever, that he is not pre- pared to abandon the effort Units Press Search For Crash Victim The search for the body of Pete Harjo, Sasakwa, .in the Little River north of Sasakwa con- tinued this morning. Harjo's .car was found Wednes- day at about .a. m. It had at Geneva. It would be a he said, "for us to feel that there the prospects are finished." Welcoming Khrushchev's reply to his proposals for cooperation in such fields as weather fore- casting and communication via space satellites, Kennedy said the GENEVA (AP) Frustrated small nations revolted briefly to- day against the big power stale- mate at the Geneva disarmament conference and served notice they intend, to take a hand in trying to break the deadlock. However, the deadlock deepened because the United States, Britain and the Soviet Union failed com- Candidates Focus On Earmarked Tax Issue By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Four Democratic candidates for governor turned their critical attention on earmarked taxes and a retirement system for state employes Wednesday. But a couple of the candidates saved most of their barbs for each other. Preston Moore proposed submitting to a vote of the people the question of whether to continue earmarking the two per cent sales tax for the state Welfare Depart- ment. po Fred'Harris and William Burkhart were also, critical they could agree to negotiate for; Of the practice of earmarking taxes for certain state a nuclear weapons test ban treaty. I agencies. No Agreement I Harris, Burkhart and Moore appeared in an Oklahoma There was a two-hour and 40- cit panei discussion with two other Democratic hope- linute meeting of delegations of minute meeting of delegatic the three atomic powers this af- ternoon to discuss a test ban. Sir Michael Wright of Britain then told reporters. "We shall re- port (to the 17-nation conference) that we have reached no agree- United States is committed tojment." moving ahead "in a spirit of CO-1 Soviet Delegate Semyon Tsar- evidently gone off the road on SH 56 at the north end of the Little River bridge, overturned, and come to rest at the edge of the iver. Disaster units from Wewoka and Seminole, the Highway Patrol disaster truck and a crew of divers, and some volunteer citizens with boats are participat- ing in the Wewoka fire department also lent a hand yesterday. Searchers dragged the stream until midnight last night and started again at daylight t s morning. Ordinarily the stream is neither ,wide. nor swift, at thejxMntjyhere body was presumably thrown into it by the accident. However, recent rain had operation and for the benefit of all mankind." A few hours after the news cori- 'erence in Washington, U.S. and Soviet representatives on the U.N. Outer Space Committee met in ew York', Kennedy promised U.S. inter- ests would be protected in these negotiations he said are necessary "as space con- tinues to be more and more under the hazard of being used for mili- tary purposes." Kennedy's mood was serious, almost stern, throughout his 10th meeting with newsmen in the last swollen the river, and the Semi- nole County sheriff's office said the body would probably have been carried some distance down- stream. water level fell four feet yesterday during the progress of the search and was continuing to fall this morning. been particularly critical of the least 30 persons of them Kennedy administration's promo-j 58 wounded in 30 tion of fallout shelters. According I terrorist-.attacks across Algeria to the Soviet document, the civil defense program of the U.S.S.R. the second full day of the cease- fire between French forces and embraces not only the protection the Algerian nationalists. Music Meet Begins At East Central Tuneful times came to the East Central campus today, with the start of the ;annual District Mu- sic Eliminations Meet. The sounds were vocal as choruses, various sized ensembles and soloists took their turns be- fore the judges. Friday and Sat- urday bands, individual instru- mentalists, piano and organ play- ers join the competition. Visiting high school musicians took a "triangular" course, going apkin said: "We have reached a complete stalemate. We have found it impossible to agree." Brief Rebellion A formal session of the full con- ference had produced the brief but potentially significant revolt fuls __ George Miskovsky and Lt. Gov. George Nigh. Asia. Miskovsky and Nigh exchanged potshots after Miskovsky claimed Nigh is getting support from the Edmondson administration. Earlier Wednesday W. P. Bill Atkinson said he would-'appoint a study commission to map out a retirement program for state em- ployes if he is elected governor. Burkhart said as of Wednesday the Welfare Department had in idle surplus funds which of the small nations. Sparked by! can't be touched by other needy a move by British Foreign' Secre-1 state agencies, tary Lord Home, it seemed to be He said the sales tax revenue- directed chiefly against Russia, virtually all of which" is car- which the smaller Western Allies marked for the Welfare Depart- particularly consider responsible i ment is increasing faster than for the stalemate. U.S. Secretary of Slate Dean Rusk and Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei A. Gromyko are cochair- illCCUUU W1L11 lJGWOillt.ll 111 11AJ.. 11 weeks. He.spoke with obviousjmen or tne re- feeling about support for the sponsibility for Meeting-Delayed--..... the .service Meeting- Delayed- performed by National Guards- Manuel Tello of Mexico the men and -reservists. presiding officer announced this .He shut out further the cochairmen had fail- of his dispute with former vice ied f President Richard M. Nixon over work and suggested that there be no meeting of the It this after- no meeting noon. In effect they were asking more time to dicker. At that point, informants later reported. Lord Home said sharply "Let's gel on 'with it." This bid for an' afternoon meeting, con- his 1960 campaign stand on Cuba. When a reporter questioned his base at Guantanamo. Cuba, was American territory, he said he may have legal- ly" but insisted the United States holds treaty-granted responsibility for the area. On a variety of subjects, Ken- nedy had this to say: NUCLEAR ar- ray of observation posts around the world would be inadequate un- less inspection teams were al- STONEWALL lowed inside the Soviet Union, for ._____.. the need for the money. The last legislature, noted Burk- U. S., Reds Discuss Joint Space Plans UNITED NATIONS, N.Y., (AP) United States and the So- viet Union begin detailed discus- sions Tuesday on how they can work together in developing a series of far-reaching outer spaco, projects. The talks, were arranged at an informal meeting of high level ex- perts of the two countries follow- ing an exchange.of friendly letters between President Kennedy and Premier Khrushchev. U.N. diplomats were elated IOC lilsL IKUlaldLUlC, 11ULGU i t hart gave the Welfare Deparment over the apparent willingness of responsibility over several addi-jthe two super powers to take ,_, etonc fmvnrH rnnneration on soace tional state institutions; __H this, .continues, he said, the. Welfare Department can become "a monster that can't be con- trolled." Burkhart called earmarking of taxes "the-No. 1 problem in gov- ernment finances." Moore said the legislature should have control of the sales tax money. Harris said earmark- ing of taxes is a problem in gov- ernment and action should be tak- en to give the legislature more control of finances. steps toward cooperation on space projects. trary to the recommendation of: The sales tax provides about (Continued on Page Two) Stonewall Voters Approve Bond Issue example, to determine whether a nuclear explosion or an earth- quake caused signals picked up by detection instruments located elsewhere. Soviet refusal to admit j inspection teams has raised the greatest barrier to agreement at Geneva. UNITED NATIONS Advocat- ing the purchase of U.N. bonds, Kennedy said there is no evidence (Continued on Page Two) Jin the Stonewall School District Tuesday endorsed a bond issue. The vote was 98 in favor of' the issue and 23 in opposition. D. D. Duke, superintendent, said the bond issue would be used S54 million a year, virtually all of it going to welfare. The road [users' tax brings in about S100 i million a year with, most of it earmarked for common schools, highways and county commis- sions. Miskovsky kicked off his ex- change -with Nigh by saying-sev- eral of Gov. J. Howard Edmond- son's associates support Nigh 'be- cause "they know Nigh is the of the population and the economy during and after an attack, but also the interception and destruc- tion of enemy bombers and mis- siles. While boasting of Soviet de- fenses, they say that "even with the most effective anti-aircraft de- fense, the possibility of penetra- (Continued on Page Two) Troops Rushed President Charles government rushed two compa- nies of riot troops from France to Corsica, apparently to forestall any attempt by the secret army to seize that Mediterranean island between southern France and Al- from "warm-up'.' sessions in the Horace Mann Building, to the college auditorium to perform, to the Terrace Room of the Student Union Building for sight reading. fnr'pLn CIosinS cycle Was the return 0 j to the Horace Mann Building for a check of bulletin boards where judging results began' to-appear. In addition to heavy 'entries 111 UUU1L1U1I Ly ncavji gena. In.the 1958 Algiers the u countics of the East (Continued on Two) OKLAHOMA Partly cloudy west, cloudy widely scattered showers east this afternoon; partly cloudy tonight and Fri- day: widely scattered showers extreme southeast early no important temperature change; low tonight 30 north- west to 50 southeast; high Fri- day 60s. High temperature In Ada Wednesday was 64: low Wednes- day night, 4Z; reading at 7 a.m. Thursday, 44. French Pantomimist Apparently Only Ideal Performer On TV CHICAGO ideal tele-1 "say it with candy" may want vision programming, a string of witnesses at a FCC hearing indi- cate, might be 24 hours a day of Marcel Marceau, the French pan- tomimist. Hft does not speak, so he could not possibly say Jap and offend the Japanese. His face is too while to be mistaken for a real white man, a Negro, a Polynesian or a Chi- nese. His costume, tights and a hat with a single flower, in no way resembles the custom- tailored suits and pearl gray fed- oras worn by gangsters with Italian names. A close examination of. his performance discloses no symbol- ism that might be construed as for or against. Christians, Jews, Moslems', atheists or agnostics.' The little flower on the hat may have to go.'The people promoting equal time. Since Monday witnesses have appeared in force before a Fed- eral Communications Commission examiner in the U.S. Courthouse and. told mostly what's wrong with locally produced Chicago television programs. A few had some nice things to say, but their lim? saying it was far from equal. The television people will have their turn in April. The proceeding, unprecedented in FCC annals, recalled a classic remark' by. the late Franklin P. columnist and radio panelist. "You tell a joke about a man- eating, Adams said, "and the sharkskin suit manufacturers associaijon wants your scalp.'-' Americans protested vintage movies on the -late, lale shows. They are propaganda films left over from'World War II and mis- represent his people, he said. An Italo-American leader told of only limited success in'getting television to disassociate his people and the underworld. A Negro representative said all Chicago commercial stations had made time available to his or- ganization but these were panel shows to which representatives from other fields had been in- vited and' little, if anything, was accomplished in developing inter- est in racial understanding. A Roman Catholic Church of- ificial .declared .time allotted to his faith-for religious programs consisted of .undesirable hours. His Jewish testified that 'until .effort had witnesses included: A spokesman for Japanese- Some of the points raised by made to: determine what material-would interest the Jew ish community. j Central-District, delegations -also I are attending from high schools and junior highs .from Norman, Duncan, Broken Bow, Madill, Ringling.and Velma-Alma. Groups and individuals winning the rating of "superior" at this (Continued on Two) Illness Forces Shifts In Ada School System Rex 0. Morrison, superintend- ent of Ada "announced two moves in the school, system this week. Due to an illness to A. R. Wal- lace, principal of Ada Junior High, he is being replaced for the last semester of this school term by Lewis Colbert, Irving School cipal. Paul Landrith, basketball coach and physical education instructor, will replace Colbert as acting principal at Irving. Arrangements have been made to conduct Landrith's' classes-, al the high school wifh the aid ol student 'teachers. A replacement to'coach the tennis team will also be'needed. Morrison noted that both moves are temporary. to finance new building and also, certain maintenance projects at the school. The last major piece of con- struction at the Stonewall school was the erection of the gymnasi- um in 1954. weakest of all the candidates and the easiest to control." Retorted Nigh: "You know, if a fellow kicks you in the seat of the pants, he has to be behind you" an apparent reference to (Continued on Page.Two) 'in 'replying to a proposal by the President for space cooperation, said the time was ripe to go ahead in several fields.. The Soviet Premier mentioned satellites for weather forecasting and long-range communications.. mapping of the earth's magnetic fields, space law and medicine, and the organization of search and rescue for astronauts who make accidental landings. But Khrushchev said that an agreement would have to be reached on disarmament before the two nations can go far on joint travel to the planets. Kennedy told his news confer- ence in Washington Wednesday (Continued on Two) Motorists Take To Alleys For Fender-Bumping Ada motorists apparently aren't satisfied to use the rtgular city streets for fender-bumping pur- poses now they've moved to the alleys. For the second time in a week, two cars got together in the alley north of the Dicus Super Mar- ket parking lot Wednesday. The cars were driven by Ruth E. Cowen, 18, 401 North Broad- way, Tishomingo, and Fred Ray Thurman; 58, 531 .East Sixteneth. The accident happened at p. m. Cowen was charged with fail- ure to yield right-of-way and for- feited SlO bond. In other. Municipal Court cases, three speeders were charged. Cited for speeding were Ray Carter, 61; Grady Neal Roberts, 20: and Daisy F. Maxwell, 19. Robert Lee Underwood, 51, was fined for public drunkenness. j. Junior High Squad Elects Cheerleaders Members, of Ada Junior High School's Blue Skirts this, week selected new. cheerleaders for. next year. The new cheerleaders are Dan- ny Lou lleaders, Martha Harris, Toni .Hougas, Karen Collier. Jacquetta Davis, Cathe Townsend and Tory Dillon is an alternate. The girls will all be freshmen students next year. ALL AROUND John Ramsay and Eloise Bentley, seniors at High named week, in voting by the student body; as the All Around Boy and Girl John; an alMite basketball player, it the son of Dr. and Mrs. Dave Ramsay. Among other accom- plishments, he is president of the National Honor .Society moderator, for the United Pres- byterian Youth, attended Boys State and is. member of. the.StudentCpuncil He plans to study medicine or engineering in college. ,Eloise is the daughterof Mrs._-Celeste Bentley. She plans to major in speech, Spanish or physical eductaion in college. a wide of activities, cheerleader for the high school, a member of the Thespians, ettes, the National Honor Society, attended Girls State'and "is president 'of the'Me Tanti- 'Youth'Fellowship. (NEWS Staff Female conservation: Who, what, when_, Gen. Fea. Corp.)   

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