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   Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - March 26, 1962, Ada, Oklahoma                             Pity The Wandering Wayfarer Trying To Find Way Around Ada j M K h ail wpro vamie about the other wanted him to go to Oklahoma things got better. Three station a complete mystery to all persons on Ashland Avenue By ERNEST THOMPSON streets of the town are located, Main Street) was asked to give Now, be honest aUjere vague about other panted g g where ;t y and can cive adequate direc- directions to Cradduck Road. He How many of them would you c cic 4lu A typical interview: I Let's see, now, wnrlrf stens aside to let any ._ rMn-t tnmv UP akn admitted he dnnr rparler? .Some places were very farm- where Broadway, -...u .u, tt ERNEST THOMPSON The world steps aside to let any man pass who knows whither he is going. But, what about the poor, con- fused chap who knows whither he is going, and doesn't know how to get there? We can't speak for the world, but if he happens to be in Ada, Okla. brother, he's had it! The reason? Simple. Adans don't know Ada. Or, at least, they don't know their way around the city very well. This conclusion was reached after an extensive survey conduct- ed three days of last week. The object: to discover if Ada residents (1) know where various streets of the town are located, and 12) can give adequate direc- jons for a stranger to reach the desired objective. Adans flunked on both tests. Here's how we went about this! business of discovering the un-j iamiliarity of Ada citizens with their city. A NEWS reporter selected, at random, 40 streets in the city and 10 establishments such as .business places, churches, etc. He then proceeded to assume the role of a way-faring stranger searching for the various places in Ada. The object was to stop pedestrians, motorists, service station attendants and others to seek directions. Here were the results. The first person stopped (on was asked to give directions to Cradduck Road. He didn't know. He also admitted he didn't know which ,way to go to get to Monta Vista Road, Crest- view Avenue, West Orange, Su- san Avenue and South Boulder. In people were encount- ered in a period of one-half hour and none of them knew the loca- tions of any of the streets, with one exception. One woman pedes- trian happened to live on Susan Now, be honest. How many of them would you know about, dear reader? Well, those were obviously too difficult, so the pollster decided on some "easier" ones.. t Where's Mayfair Drive? How about Morrison Drive and West Ashland and Southeast County Road and East Corona? Two out of 20 people knew where Morrison Drive is. Three knew the location of Corona and So, the emphasis was switched to business places, churches and other establishments. The batting average rose, but only slightly. When asked where the City- .Some places were very fami- liar. For example, all 20 knew the location of the McSwam Thea- ter and the Montgomery Ward store. But, only nine knew how to .reach the" State Highway Depart- YYUtU tiaiVCU tut i j -ittn-n County Health-Department is, fivelment. Eleven knew the location of out of 20 actually knew and could the First Presbyterian Church. Six- give lucid directions. The others I located the Goodyear Service sent the pollsters scurrying thith er and yon from East Cen- tral to the fairgrounds. One even Store and half of them knew the location of Spann Motor Company. Going on to service things got better. Three station attendants were quizzed. All knew where Broadway, Stonewall, Oak and Johnston are located. They also could pinpoint East Central, Ada High School. The Ada Evening News, the Trails Motel and the Welborn Clinic. the going was rough when it came' to such places as South Hillside, Southeast County Road, Monta Vista Road, Mayfair Drive and Nancy Avenue, Boulder was a complete mystery to all persons on Ashland Avenue. Do you know concerned. .where it A typical interview: "Let's see, now, Ashland. Oh "Can you tell me how t< get toiyeah, that's the street just west Shaw "Shaw Drive Shaw Drive Let's see, I think that's in the new addition out back of the hos- pital. You get to the hospital by just until it turns. There oughta be a sign somewhere out there." Or this one: I "I'm trying to find an address of Oak. You just go west on Main Street until you come to a stop light at Oak. It's the next street" It turned out to be Ash, but at least, he was close. Once at Ash, a pedestrian was cornered and asked about Ashland. "You sure you don't mean (Continued on Page Two) THE ADA EVENING 59TH YEAR NO. 11 ADA, OKLAHOMA, MONDAY, MARCH 26, 1962 8 Pages 5 CENTS WEEKDAY, 10 CENTS SUNDAY French Score Gain With Capture Of Top Leader Of Secret Army __ Troops Fight Off Rescue Troops right Oft Kescue i j. I L T Attempt By Rebel Command 3631X11 3611316 10 Poll Tax Action ORAN, Algeria French government today reported its biggest success to date in its war against! the Secret Army capture of formerj Gen. Edmond Jouh'aud, one of-the top leaders of thej European underground in Algeria. A French spokesman announced- that Jouhaud and his staff were captured during a 10-hour battle that raged through' the heart of Oran, Algeria's second city in western Algeria. Continues For Body Work began today on damming Little River' in the continuing anti.poll tax fight. u WASHINGTON Another early session of the. Senate was called today in an effort by Democratic Lead- er Miiie Mansfield to inch along toward a vote in the search for the body of a Sasakwa Secret army commandos tried to rescue man missing since his car was in- their commander in western Algeria, but were driven volved in an acddent at the off. Jouhaud and four others, including a woman, were flown to Paris today and locked up in Sante Prison. Jouhaud, along with ex-Gen. Raoul Salan and other fugitive leaders; of the abortive general's -revolt in Algiers last April, is under a death sentence for that defiance of P r e s i.d e n t Charles de Gaulle's govern- Death Of U.N. Aide Delays Conference GENEVA death of ____....... _________ a United Nations official caused j The captives were transferred ment. A French spokesman in Algiers said Jouhaud and his staff were trapped in. a building on the waterfront that had been under surveillance for some tirr-e. bridge across the river Wednes- day. By mid-morning Monday bull- dozers had scraped out a dam across approximately 100 yards across 'the river. Work on the temporary dam was expected to be completed by early afternoon. Indians from all over the state have joined in the search for the body of Pete Harjo, Sasakwa, pre- sumably thrown into the river By the accident. Indians Take Part of the Indians takinj Monday ADA MAZE-The average Ada citizen (personified here by streets are pictured here bombarding the chagrmed Mr. Albert Bare) is apt-to be amazed (and exasperated) by the Citizen. others even more obscure read on.- number of city streets that are practically unheard-of except (NEWS Staff Photo by Ernest by residents of those streets. A few of the Doctors Give Battered Fighter Slim Chance To Survive Injury NEW YORK (AP) Benny (Kid) Paret, battered senseless in losing the world welterweight championship to Emile Griffith Saturday night was in a coma and reported near death today. His manager, Manuel Alfaro, said Dr. Howard Dunbar. a neu- rological specialist, told him that Paret's chances of recovering from brain damage were "one in Alfaro said at Rodsevelt Hos- pital at a.m. that Paret's condition had not changed during the night. This was about four hours after he had told newsmen that Parct appeared to be slightly improved because his muscles were relaxed instead of rigid and he was able to move his eye- brows. Paret had just been given blood transfusions. In his later talk with newsmen, Alfaro said that as far as he knew, medical specialists did not plan to see Paret again. He said one specialist told him that every- thing possible had already _ been done and "it is a matter of time." Alfaro said he had been told by doctors that the first 48 hours OKLAHOMA Fair this aft- ernoon through Tuesday; a lit- tle warmer this afternoon and tonight and-east portion Tues- day; low tonight 38-45; high Tuesday 74-80. FIVE-DAY FORECAST Temperatures Monday night through next Saturday will average 3-7 degrees above nor- mal. Normal highs 62 north to 72 south. Normal lows 32-38 north to 46-50 south. Gradual arming trend then cooler latter half of week. Little or no pre- cipitation west and .10 to .25 in the east occurring as scattered showers latter half of week. High temperature in Ada Sun- day was 60; low Sunday night, 39; reading at 7 a. m.' Monday, 40. after the brain surgery stopped.the bout in on Paret would be the most criti-; of the 12th round. Ringsiders counted between 20 and 26 punch- es that connected while Griffith had Paret in a neutral corner. As Paret, his head caught be- tween the ropes, slid slowly to the floor, to regain cal period. Alfaro made the dawn state- ment after visiting Parefs room. The manager, woke at a.m. after a short sleep on a couch in the hospital office. It was his first rest since Paret! championship he had lost to of the ring atjParel last Sept. 30-blazed away harden. .with uppercut after uppercut. Boxer Jo'se Torres, a friend Goldstein rushed m to stopit Paret who spent hours at the hos-j had to pull Griffith away A w fkn KlftftHinfT pital, said Paret's wife, Lucy, Madison Square Garden. wept most of the time she was in her husband's room. Torres said she frequently pat- ted her husband's face, pleading: "Benny. Benny, listen to me." Mrs. Paret, 23. is expecting. a second child in seven months. She brought the couple's son, Benny Jr., 2, with her. Paret, 25, who rose from a a-day cutter in the sugar cane fields of Cuba to a world cham- pion, has been in a special-care unit at the hospital. When Paret went down in the 12th round of the nationally tele- vised fight, oxygen was adminis- tered -n the ring. Then the un- conscious fighter was taken to his dressing room on a stretcher. Less than two hours after the knockout. Paret was on an oper- ating table at the hospital. Sur- geons drilled four holes in his skull to relieve the pressure of blood clots on both sides of his brain. Alfaro said that he believed Paret could hear and feel "to some extent." "I put my hand on his wrist' and talked to said Alfaro; his voice shaky with emotion. "He moved his body in bed as if he were fighting in the ring. I said to him: 'We're here together, kid. We've got to pull through.' The New York State Athletic Commission was rushing to com- plete a report on the fight ordered by Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller, in a tersely worded telegram to Gen. Melvin L. Krulewitch, chairman of the commission, the governor demanded the report be in his hands today. Paret took a severe beating from Griffith before referee Ruby Charges were brought against Owen for statements he allegedly made after Maj. Gen. Harley B. from the bleeding, unconscious Paret. Griffith's co-manager, Gil Clancy, dashed into the ring to help Goldstein pull him away. "I didn't realize the fight was (Continued on Page Two) President Of Argentina Wins Short Reprieve BUENOS AIRES, Argentina to Sood order and Arturo Frondizi i c'Plme- L bo quick adjournment of today's ses- sion of the disarmament confer- ence and delayed a final personal appeal by Secretary of State Dean Rusk for East-West agree- ment on limited arms accords. I Rusk had planned a final speech on disarmament before leaving for Washington Tuesday. But the session opened with the announce- ment of the death Sunday of T. G. Narayanan, 50, an Indian diplo- mat and U.N. representative at nuclear test ban talks. Praised Before the session adjourned, Rusk praised Narayanan as "an international civil servant of the highest dedication, a man of great Soldier Faces Court-Martial For Remarks FT. POLK, La. Texas soldier, accused of criticizing a, crackdown on protests by dis-j Rusk also arranged a meeting r j _ I TJ'rtT-.-iirtii QT- to a gendarmerie barracks. utes later a strong -secret army commando group attacked the barracks. The French forces re- pelled the attack. Officials said Jouhaud was ar- rested Sunday about 4 p.m. It was not until about p.m. that the police realized how big a catch they had made and his identification verified. part were asi ing to search the banks of the river for a mile and a half both sides of the bridge. Other swimming parties, accompanied by boats, continued the search in the water that has been earned on since Wednesday. Mnsfield was hopeful that at least a start on voting could be made within the next two or three days. The purpose of the 9. a., m. starting hour was to in- crease the pressure on Southern senators waging an oratorical battle against a proposed constitutional amendment to abolish the poll tax as a requirement for voting in federal elec- tions. Still pending is a motion Mans- field made March 14 to bring up a minor bill as a -vehicle for get- ting the anti-poll tax amendment before the Senate for action.. Mansfield is aiming at a vote on this preliminary motion in the next day or two as Southern op- ponents exhaust 'the two times they 'are permitted under-..the. rules to speak on the subject un- der consideration. At Saturday's session, Sens. James 0. Eastland, D-Miss., Lister Hill, D-Ala., and A. Willis Nearly 500 people were at the; Robertson, D-Va.; used up their scene of the searching efforts, most of them observers. An esti- mated 100 men were taking part in the actual search efforts. The Seminole disaster unit, In addition. to false papers in, comprised of six men and a truck, the name of Gerberd, Jouhaud j Was serving as a monitoring cen- had a mustache and a false! tering center for. the. efforts, di- beard, and was wearing civilian i reeling workers over the loud- clothes. At the moment of the Jouhaud was in a meeting with 16 other persons. About 10 IliUJICab a iiiuii ui. jgi.'-wi character, a man of great talent." of them were taken to the police U.S. officials said would headquarters. were flown to deliver his disarmament speech Tuesday. gruntled reservists and National Guardsmen, faced a special court- martial today. He is Pfc. Bernis Owen, 23, of Seadrift. Tex., a pre-luaw student at the University of Texas, before he was summoned tov active duty last fall in the big reserve call- up. Charges Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko in what was ex- pected to be a final effort at Geneva to see whether any prog- ress toward agreement on Berlin is possible. Barring some new Soviet ma- neuver to break the Berlin or nu- clear test Rusk plans to leave Tuesday for Washington. He is expected to report to Presi- dent Kennedy that in spite of the stalemates on major issues, the C11LU1 iTJLClJ. UV.Hi iitii J.S.J L f J. West, commanding general at Ft. meetings of the foreign mm.sters Polk, banned the protest meetings a week ago. Maj. James Vance, public in- formation officer of the 9th Armored Division, said Owen de- scribed West's order as- "a hi- in Geneva have registered some gains. Chief Goals Chief among these in Rusk's view has been the .organization of the.work of the disarmament con- MJ1IUCU VVtSL D UlUCL 03 in -I larious climax to a chain of in- as some danf.ca- Owen was charged with disre- spect, conduct bringing discredit to the armed forces and conduct chiefs made clear any settlement of Argentina's nine-day would be on their terms. speaker. Helicopter Helps Before searchers began work, a spokesman for the Seminole In- dians taking part gave directions in the Indian dialect and led workers in a prayer and chant. Also scheduled to take part in the search during the day was a second speeches. Alabama, Mississippi and Vir- ginia arc among the five states that still require voters to pay a poll tax. The other two are Arkan- sas and Texas. The scrap over the poll tax has stymied consideration of other measures in the Senate and forced almost a complete shut- down -in the work of committees. However, the only major bill awaiting action is a controversial measure to authorize the United States to buy U.N. bonds to help finance peace-keeping operations in the Congo and Middle East. President Kennedy has asked Paris. During the search of the 17- story seafront building, personally led by the deputy prefect (chief) of police in Oran, a number of apartment doors were forced open with axe blows. Reports Sunday said that the operation was aimed at finding a secret army radio transmitter. One of those arrested with him ____ _...........___ was identified as a former major trapped in holes 20 to 30 OVer-all total of' million, named'Gamelin. The others were j deep. The presence of heavy j Kennedy said last week he would helicopter dispatched from. Okla-1 for authority to purchase half of homa City and manned by mem- a U.N. bond issue. A compromise bill approved by the Senate Foreign Relations Commit- bers of the Shawnee National Guard unit. The hunt still focused around ;tee iimit U.S. purchases the bridge where it is believed j above mnijon to the amount Harjo's body may have been otner U_N. members buy up to reported to be of lesser impor-! brush and a water pipe in the tance. A source close to secret army area under the bridge also sus- tained the belief the body of the circles in Oran said that former missing-man would be found in Gen. Paul Gardey, once the com-1 that vicinity, mander of the Foreign Legion, I Focal Area would probably take over as com-j Fanning out from the mander of the'Oran region for the searchers are concentrating on July 1. go along with the substitute. In the House, leaders planned action this week on a major tax revision bill and a appropriation to finance the Labor and Welfare departments and re- lated agencies in ;the fiscal year (Continued on Page Two) (Continued on Pagt Two) (Continued on Page Two) tion of Berlin issues resulting from his talks' with Gromyko. In the -course of the talks Rusk reportedly emphasized repeatedly that .the United States and its allies want a Berlin settlement but never at the cost of yielding their basic rights to maintain troops in the city and have access to it. Owen served two years ot Way Opened duty before assigned Thc United states and the So- to a -reserve unit to complete his viet Union opened the way for actual negotiations at the disarm- Guards at Government House military obligaUon, ________u donned battle dress, machine guns j Four protest: meetings were ament conference by agreeing on ---------------..j ._ n._ a system of committees to do the were mounted on the pink-hued building and security checks- tight- ened in the area. The precautions were taken apparently to forestall a sudden coup by admirals and some army generals reported .determined to get Frondizi out. Maj. Gen. Pedro Aramburu, champion of democratic govern- ment and the country's military ruler after the ouster of dictator Juan Peron, enlisted the support of much of the army high com- mand in stalling off a showdown after the navy publicly called on Frondizi to resign, Aramburu, hero of the revolt that overthrew Peron in 1955, pleaded for more time to work out a peace after warning the 21 million Argentines in .a radio- (Continutd on Pagt Two) detailed bargaining. They also agreed that Soviet and Western held in front of- a service club on the post. They were attended by between 50 and 300 soldiers. A spokesman for West said the: proposals for disarmament would meetings were disorganized and! be. given equal priority. Gromyko had as their main purpose the or- had first demanded top billing for ganization of a letter-writing cam-. the Soviet plan, paign to Congress with the' Western and Soviet officials themes, "We want, out" and "We: both wrote off as a complete want to know when we will their efforts thus far to :reach some agreement.on a' nu- clear, weapon test ban which would put an end to the race in development of new atomic weapons. Refusal Gromyko again' refused to con- sider any control system provid- ing for international detection and inspection teams operating within .Soviet Union. Rusk and Brit- ish Foreign Secretary Lord Homej out." Contemptuous West, a National Guardsman re- called to active duty from his civilian life as a Dallas, Tex., in- surance said in his or- der banning the meetings that the first protest meetings were order- ly and quiet. But, he added, "more recently' there have been contemptuous words and remarks against the (Continued on Two) ENGAGE IN SENATE who are participating in a wuthern against an anti-poll tax measure get together at the Capitol during the Senate session of the year. From left: John Stennis, D-Min., Richard Russill, i 11 n A i.. ._LJ It'ifm A D Wi l (Continued on Page Two) i D-Ga., Liiter Hill, D-Ala., and O. Eajtland, Sulphur School Official Says Audit Welcome SULPHUR (Staff) The Board if Education and the Superintend- nt of Schools will welcome an audit by the State Examiner and iispector's office, Supt. J. R. Gllilland asserted ,in a prepared statement received today by the VEWS. The statement came in response o a request for such an audit by 14-man delegation of Sulphur citizens in Oklahoma City Wednes- day. A mass meeting of Sulphur citi- zens March 6 had resulted in the appointment of a citizens' com- mittee to protest the failure of the school board to re-hire a Sulphur eacher, Raymond E. Cleveland, vice principal of the high school. However, Frank Gibbard, local attorney and member of the citi- zens' committee, said the Cleve- and affair was only one of the points at issue. He declined to name any speci- 'ic complaints but asserted gen- erally that it was impossible to obtain "any information about anything" from the board or the superintendent. Gililland said in his statement that the board has had an audit of the school's books each year a Shawnee public accountant: that the board has published monthly the expenditures since 1959; that the school books are open for inspection at any time; and that board meetings have al- ways been open to' the public with the exception of..executive (Continued on Page Two) Red Cross Fund Campaign Lags In Ada Area The Red Cross drive in Ponto- toc in the Ada still drive chairman Benton Browning said today. Total so far is about Browning said. The county goal is S12.000. Browning urged all volunteer workers to complete their assign- ments and turn in their files. A great deal of the Ada business and residential areas still have not been reported. The rural areas. Browning said, are making a very good showing, with only five or six still not turn- ed in. Those that are in have made or exceeded their .quota. "It looks like the Red Cross has the support of the people in the Browning concluded. "I think we have a chance of mak- ing the goal if the workers will just complete their assignments." There's one nice thing about being in people leave you severely alone. (Copr. Gen. Fea. Corp.)   

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