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   Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - April 11, 1962, Ada, Oklahoma                             EVENING NEWS 59TH YEAR NO. 25 ADA, OKLAHOMA, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11, 1962 10 Pages Steel Firm Stirs Governmental Announcing Price Hike Anger U. S. Steel Corp. Leads Way For Round Of Increases PITTSBURGH major steel producers fol- lowed the lead of U. S. Steel Corp., today and announced price increases. Bethlehem Steel Co., the nation's second largest pro- ducer, said it will hike the price of its rolled steel pro- ducts by 3.5 per cent, effective Thursday. Jones Laughlin Steel Corp., fourth biggest produc er, also announced a price increase, but details on it were not available immediately. j T, i Cu-tain time for the snrin" pro-! Bethlehem said the increase will affect a wide range WASHINGTON United States and ofThe E C players is! of steel products in the high tonnage category classified 1 -----------1 -J.-1.. _i -Tl _ ,1 _ ,in vy l J I T 1_ _ L___._________Vtnr.mp.fnnT West Hits Of Resistance On Test Ban Treaty f. C. Offers 'Hasty Hearr' By ERNEST THOMPSON "The Hasty John Pat- rick's tale of the thawing out of a man who locked the bitter herbs of loneliness in the ice of pride, will be presented tonight by the East Central drama department, pro appeared today to be completely stalled against an un- yielding wall' of Soviet opposition in their last-ditch effort to get Moscow's agreement to an enforceable treaty banning nuclear tests. While formally expressing hope that Soviet Premier Khrushchev will yet reverse his policy against an inter- national inspection system to police a test ban, offi- cials here actually see no prospect that this will happen. President Kennedy is therefore going ahead with plans to start atmospheric testing of nuclear weapons in about two weeks. The tests will be held over the Central Pa- cific during a period of about two months, and officials indicate that there will be between 30 and 40 nuclear explosions involved. British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan told the House of Commons in London Tuesday that he will go on pressing for East-West agreement on a test ban "to the last possible moment." It became apparent Tuesday that while Kennedy has shown re- luctance to go into the test scries, Macmillan is under much greater home-front political pressure to in the auditorium oH as rolled steel. Included in the category are basic continue demonstrating the desire; movingly, to put an end to all tests. By agreement between Kennedy and Macmillan, the United States and Britain issued a joint state- ment which amounted to a warn- ing to the Russians and to the world that without a change in the Soviet position, "the test series scheduled for the latter pail oi this monlh will go forward." Macmillan also sent a new per- p. m. Science Hall. Surly Scot Brought into a convalescent ward behind the Assam-Burma front during World War II, a sur- ly, arrogant young Scots sergeant named Lachlen (Jerry Hickey) does not know he has only a few weeks to live. His ward mates and the ward nurse (Doris Lemley) do, and they put up with his rudeness and rebuffs until they win him over. But, when Lachlen discovers he is doomed, he decides all the friendliness was merely pity and with proud fury, he again retreats into his shell of arrogance and rejects his fellowmen. Sentimental Ending there, with Lachlen the victim of life's blundering blows and liis.own prickly nature, "The Hasty Heart" would have ended Arbuckle Plan Wins Approval WASHINGTON million Arbuckle reclamation proj- ect in Oklahoma was approved today by the House Interior Com- mittee. The action came after Rep. John P. Saylor, R-Pa., told of develop- ___..... ments in a closed message to Khrushchev liJCiijj iviuciiuiauotii', session Tuesday. The subcommit- !making a direct appeal for a mod-1 Tommy (Gary a New i ?er tee. he said, rejected of Soviet policy with the Zealander (Mike 'or near'y an f which would have established a argument that the purpose of in-! Aussie (Leslie McGalliardV and PT r irfhw l T Instead, it ends sentimentally, with Lachlen thawing out oil over again. Although it isn't the best theatre, the latter windup will prove more popular with the ma- jority of movie-goers. The appeal of the play's theme and setting more than overcomes its errors and artifices. Companions Lachien's companions are a Yank (Larry a Kennedy Sets Comment On Steel Action WASHINGTON Kennedy will say what he thinks of U.S. Steel price increase in a statement at his news conference today. He is certain to say he doesn't like it. The White House said Kennedy would have no comment on the big steel company's action before his televised conference. He had said he would make his comments in a statement expect- ed before that time. That word came from the Presi- dent at a White House social func- tion Tuesday night. Andrew T. Hatcher, assistant press secretary, said Kennedy re- ceived his first word of the ton price hike by U.S. Steel from Roger Blough, board chairman of the firm, at a personal meeting in the White House .late Tuesday. Hatcher said Blough requested the appointment, and came from D sec the President. new policy on such projects. The south central Oklahoma proj- ect is designed to provide munici- pal, domestic and industrial water supplies plus flood control, fish, wildlife and recreational features. Rep. Walter Rogers, D-Tex.. sub- committee chairman said, Davis, Wynnewuod, Sulphur and Ardmore Okla., have shown interest in the project and have contributed mon- ey toward its planning. He said it also would provide industrial water to the Kerr- McGee refinery in the area. The committee-approved bill in- cludes language providing for a proportionate reduction in the amount of reservoir storage in- tended for all water users in the event the amount of sedimation reduces the reservoir's size. It also sets the current estimated cost of the project as a ceiling on congresssional appropriations. Rogers and Rep. Ed Edmondson D-Okla.. contended the sedimen- tation action should be taken to safeguard the federal investment in the project. Saylor, discussing Tuesday's sub- committee session, said it ap- peared to him certain unnamed (Continued on Page Two) Scouters Plan Annual District Dinner Friday The Harry Miller District, Boy, Scouts of America, will hold its annual covered-dish dinner at 7 p. m. Friday In the banquet room of the First Christian Church. Dr. Charles F. Spencer, presi- dent of East Central State Ccl lege, will deliver the keynote ad- dress. Musical selections will be presented by the Girls Trio at ECSC. Veteran Scouter awards will be presented to several scouters who have devoted many years of lov- ing service to the boyhood of the district. Casper Duffer, new district chairman, and his committeemen will be welcomed. All adult scout- ers are urged to attend. spection "is not to increase sus- picion but to dispel it." He thus sought to overcome the Soviet contention that the Western powers want to put international inspection teams on Soviet terri- tory for purposes of espionage. The essence of Macmillan's ar- gument, made many times in re- cent weeks by U.S. and British leaders, is that without a system of international verification none of the big powers could be sure that a test ban was being faith- fully observed, and therefore sus- picion of violations would inevita- bly grow up. It is understood that Tuesday's joint statement was the result of a recent suggestion by Macmillan to Kennedy that they jointly make a new appeal to Khrushchev to agree to an effective test-ban pact. (Continued on Page Two) Basuto giant who can speak no English (Charles Others in the cast include: Ed-, die Wood who plays the Colonel, affectionately known as "Cob- and his orderly (Wayne With their unforced chatter, their unmilitary longings, their in- ternational humor and provincial pride in their own nations, the soldiers are truly likeable types, They are also, because they never strain to be, pretty convinc- ing soldiers. Always Appealing "The Hasty Heart" is part comedy, part tragedy and all touching sometimes not truth- ful, but always appealing. Young Hickey is naturally the focal point of the show and liis I Arthur- J: Goldberg also was present. There had been no indication at the time that Kennedy had met with Blough. Kennedy also discussed the sur- prise move with Chairman Walter W. Heller of the Council of Eco- nomic Advisers and several Cabi- net officers. The Justice Department has said it will investigate the price (products for the automotive j industry. Meanwhile, the president of Reynolds Metals Co., a leader in i the aluminum field, said the U.S. Steel increase is justified. Richard S. Reynolds Jr., said, "As I have pointed out many times, industry cannot continue to have rising costs without increas- ing prices." The price hike by U.S. Steel, the nation's largest producer, was announced Tuesday a few hours before it Look effect. It added an average of to the cost of a ton of steel, which has been selling for a little more than S150.. U.S. Steel customarily sets the pattern [or prices in the steel in- dustry. Steel prices have an effect on prices in the auto, construction and appliance industries, all bit steel users. The increase came less than a week after U.S. Steel and 10 other big firms signed new two-year la- bor contracts with the United Steelworkers to take effect July l. Those pacts, granting a 10-cent- an-hour package increase to each basic steelworker, were hailed by President Kennedy as responsible and non-inflationary, adhering to the President's plea for an early, non-inflationary steel settlement. President Leslie B. Worthing- ton of U.S. Steel said the price hike-vras-necessary because of a continuing cost-price squeeze on profits since 1958. He said these costs have continued to rise with- 5 CENTS WEEKDAY, 10 CENTS SUNDAY CAUTION Local'motorists had best keep thtir wits about them ai they approach the intersection of Fourth and North Broadway. Something new has been added. The traffic signals at that busy intersection were turned .on Tuesday morning. The signals on Fourth are semi-traffic actuated and the sequence, depending on the amount of traffic over the pressure plates which trip the switches, runs from 16 to 35 seconds. The intersection was brought under light con- trol by the city at an approximate cost of (NEWS Staff Strike By Teachers Disrupts N.Y. NEW YORK teacher strike for more pay disrupted school operations throughout the city today and led to a pupil riot at a school on Manhattan's Lower East Side. The disorder erupted at the Se- ward Park High School shortly after the bell rang for morning classes. Rowdin'ess broke out among pupils who had first gathered in the auditorium. They began'throwing papers out the windows then were, ordered from the school when 15 non- striking teachers and four police- men were unable to control them. As the pupils reached the street, out even considering higher half a dozen boys began costs after July 1 under the wildly at each other as 'hundreds of .others milled about. Police waded in to hart the battle. Reinforcements were summoned. Police expressed belief that the contracts. Worthington described the price increase as modest, amounting to about three-tenths of a cent a pound of steel. He said it was a i presence of a television, truck and "catch-up" increase needed to off-jcamera crcw recording the scene set the continuing squeeze on prof- j raav nave prompted the students its the last four years. put On something of a show. Goldberg was among govern-! In 19G1, U.S. Steel earnings fell; jiost 0{ the school's teachers j Gary States Financial Problems Can Be Solved Without New Taxes By W. D. LITTLE JR. Raymond Gary, former gover- nor of Oklahoma and candidate for another term, emphasized to. members of the Ada Lions Club on Tuesday that this state can meet its financial problems with- out new taxes. Gary spoke as the last in the candidates-for-governor series of the club. Many guests and friends of the former state executive crowded the Aldridge ballroom for The speaker smilingly corn- said, the plan was not correctly presented and he entered upon the discussion. He said that wiiile there are many smaller issues, the cam- paign boils'down to "two major state finance and reap- portionment. As for the first, "when you have covered the question of state fi- nance, you have covered-the ma- jor issue." upholding the constitution simply is not true. He explained that the legislature has not upheld the con- stitution and that he advocates now a fair plan for reapportion- ment, based on the conditions of our own lime, and one that will be enforced. "I do go along with the need to increase the represen- tation for the more populous coun- ties." He advocates .a plan giving area .representation to one house As for to explained that the constitutional'" formula would leave more than mented that the club had heard j twenty counties without a vote in every other candidate talk about, the "Gary program." But. he the legislature. He said that the charge he does not believe in Johnson Develops New Literary Style ment officials at the White House this morning. Hatcher character- to S190.2 million, equal to a'iwere marching in a picket lincj share, and were the lowest since 1952. In 1860 the company cleared around the building. WASHINGTON is Vir-p Prpsirlpnt Lvsdon B rrebiacni D. a news conference. Vice Presi- j U.S. Steel reports first quarter! dent Lyndon B. Johnson and Sec-j 1962 results on April 24. rotary of State Dean Rusk alsol President Kennedy, however, were present. 'reportedly took a dim view of the- Hatcher said Kennedy and Gold- j hike. One of his aides said the ,.1 million, or S5.1G a share. on tne immediate effectiveness of were conflicting Johnson, whose 25 years on the national scene have included some rough and tumble politicking, is begm- (Continued on Page Two) (Continued on Page Two) (Continued on Page Two) OKLAHOMA Mostly cloudy this afternoon; scattered show- ers cast portion, cooler south- east: decreasing cloudiness to- night: Thursday partly cloudy and a little warmer; low tonight high Thursday 60-70. High temperature in Ada Tuesday was 59; low Tuesday night, 47; reading at 7 a. m. Wednesday, 47. PARTING PICTURE IN "HASTY HEART" Almost the entire cast of "The Hasty Heart" is pictured above in one of the final scenes. Sister Margaret (Doris Lemley) takes a group picture of her stern soldier patients'in a British hos- pital on the Assam-Burma frontier during World War II. Left to right, the soldiers are: Front (Charles Mike Hickey) and Yank (Larry Back (Leslie Me- Galliard) and Tommy (Gary "The Hasty produced by the East Central drama department under the direction of Dr. Dorothy Summers, opens a three-night stand at the college auditorium tonight at (NEWS Staff (Continued on Page Two) Probers Present Testimony On Excessive Profit WASHINGTON (AP) Senate investigators have presented testi- mony that the Douglas Aircraft Co. made a million profit on a Nike missile contract for doing work valued at A Senate subcommittee singled out the 1956-57, for Nike launcher-loader devices invited Douglas officials to explain the figures. The figures on the launcher- loaders were offered by the sub- committee's staff accountant after Douglas President Donald W. Douglas Jr. challenged previous testimony that his- company had made profits of million on Nike missile.contracts since 1952. Douglas said the firm's actual profits were less than half of that, running .'to what -he said was a reasonable million. He contended the subcommit- tee's accountants mistakenly in- cluded S34.01 million of legitimate business expenses in the profits column. Chairman John L. McCIellan; D-Ark, called staff accountant Thomas E. Nunnally to testify.- Nunnally and Robert E. Dunne, assistant committee counsel, placed in evidence what they de- scribed as records from Douglas company files. Nunnaliy said these showed that was the entire, cost to the Douglas Co. for one order for Nike launcher-loader devices in 1956-57. The launcher-loaders, plus some other Nike equipment, were manu- factured by Consolidated 'Western Steel Co., on a subcontract from Douglas, and delivered to the Army with a bill for million Nunnally said." McCJellan said-that of ning to stud his speeches with classical and historical references that seldom -found their way into his some-1 times bluntly phrased remarks in the past. The feeling among some of his associates is that Johnson is taking a page out of the book of President; Kennedy, who operates with an acute sense of his- tory and from a seemingly inexhaustible store of quotations. The vice president makes no pretense of equaling the literary accomplishments of Kennedy, who has a couple of best sellers to his credit. But Johnson could feel that it would be no drawback to .a man who might like to run for presi- dent in 1968 to be known as one who has delved into the scholarly accomplishments of the past and can apply them to today's prob- lems. In his most recent speech, be- fore a Pennsylvania- State Univer- sity audience Tuesday, Jolmson cited quotations from Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, Alexis Charles Henri Maurice Cle- rel de Tocqueville and H. G. Wells to drive home his points. Four days earlier, in a talk to labor editors, Johnson drew on the wisdom of Edmund Burke, Wendell Phillips, Thomas Jeffer- son, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Win- ston Churchill, Justice Tom C. Clark and Mr. the fiction- Irish-American philosopher. Created by Finley. Peter Dunne, a Chicago newspaperman, Mr. Doo- ley. shrewdly observed U.S. poli- tics back1 in the hectic days of Theodore Roosevelt. Clay Winds Up Special Berlin Duties WASHINGTON (AP) Gen. Lucius D. Clay will shortly wind up his duties as President Ken- nedy's special representative in Berlin but will continue to serve as a special consultant to the President .on Berlin policy, in- formants reported today. Clay left Berlin today for Wash- ington. He said he would report to the President Thursday and expected to return to Berlin Sun- day. "Any further announcements will, be made from-Washington after I have reported to the Presi- Clay's statement said. The. informants' said Clay will go back' to Berlin next weekend for- a short time but that it is def- inite his assignment as Kennedy's special representative in the crisis- ridden .city is coming to an end. Clay, 65, undertook the job on a temporary basis last summer in the period of intense crisis follow- ing Communist construction of the wall sealing off East Berlin. Ter- mination of the assignment appar- ently is related to the drop' in tension which has followed the The literary'and historical -m Geneva last month be- pouring might seem to be an ad-ltween Secretary, of State Dean junct to the general effort to' over- Rusk and 'Soviet Foreign Minister haul the political image of John son as a once-provincial Texan. Andrei A. Gromyko. The easing of the situation has and to present him as a well- j oeen characterized by a lessening rounded leader in world affairs. Much as the late Sen. Arthur Vandenberg of Michigan re- nounced isolationism, Johnson has shed his segregationist label of several years, ago .to .become, a champion of .equal' rights. As a member 'of the National ..Western Elec-1 trie Co., the. chief contractor.. I (Continued on Two) of Soviet pressure for an early change in the status of West Ber- lin, by a recent stop of Soviet harassments in the air corridors to the city and by an improvement in relations between the U.S. and Soviet military. missions in Ger- many. U.S. officials insist none of these (Continued on Pagt Two) the other. Returning to the problems of financing state government, he observed that some candidates want to whittle the welfare fund for money for other governmental services. Gary disagrees with this proposal. One candidate, he said, pro- poses to take S10 million from the fund for highways. Gary said that this would ultimately tend to re- duce or hold at sub-standard levels the old age payments and other welfare aid. Gary said that the sales tax was voted by the people of Oklahoma and the receipts pledged to the welfare program. There it ought to stay, he said. He said that he has reviewed the many proposals for doing away with earmarking of state funds in general. Finally. Gary explained, he always reaches the conclusion that the earmarking serves a good purpose and that doing away with it would not make any more money available. There would be bad side effects produced, too, in his opinion. If all the tax revenue were to go into .the general fund, the com- petition for mony from the legis- lature would be increased, we "would not save a single and we would "create a very touchy situation." He said also that, in contrast to the oft-heard charge to the con- trary, gasoline taxes all go ulti- mately to roads. He explained the division of the gasoline taxes to counties and minor-civil divisions (Continued on Page Two) Crash Victim Is i 'Extremely Critical' Carl Douglas Kretsinger, Route 1, Stonewall, who was injured Sunday morning in a one-car ac-: cident was reported in "extreme- ly critical" condition in an Okla- homa City hospital Wednesday morning. Kretsinger was rushed to St. Anthony's hospital after .emer- gency treatment Sunday following the accident. His car crashed into the Spring- brook Meadow bridge 2Vi miles west of Ada at a. m. He was alone in the car. He is reported to have suffered a fractured skull and severe abra- sions. It may be face powder that gets a man, but it's baking powder that keeps him, (Copr. Gen. Fea. Corp.)   

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