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Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - April 12, 1962, Ada, Oklahoma The Greenwich Village Voice reports that the S.P.C.A. is sponsoring "two eight-week obedience courses for all New York dog .We've heard the country was going to the dogs, but didn't realize it was THAT bad It's Musial As Usual In Season Opener, See Sports THE ADA EVENING NEWS Democrats Inject Humor In GOP Talkathon, P-3 59TH YEAR NO. 25 ADA, OKLAHOMA, THURSDAY, APRIL 12, 1962 16 Pages 5.CENTS WEEKDAY, 10 CENTS SUNDAY LITTER INSTEAD OF LESSONS Papers tossed from classrooms by pupils shower down on picketing teachers outside Stuyvesant High School, in New York's lower Manhattan, as many of the city's teachers went out on strike for higher wages. A couple of students enter the school at right. The United Federation of Teachers, bargaining agent for New York's public school instructors, voted the walkout. [AP Teachers In New York End Strike NEW YORK thou- sands of public school teachers who struck Wednesday for higher pay returned to their classrooms today in response to a court order and -union instructions. Also back at their desks were the city's one million public school children, some of whom had run riot during the walkout for lack of classroom supervision. Normal Operation of the school system appeared virtually normal in spot checks after the starting bells had clanged. Seward Park High School, for instance, one of two-dozen schools completely closed Wednesday, said 115 of its 120 teachers report- ed for duty. The few absences were consid- ered normal. The Board of Edu- cation said an average of per cent of the teachers in the school system are absent any given day because of illness or other rea- sons. Outcome Unsure Cuba Will Free Ransomed Group HAVANA sick or .wounded captives of the Bay of Pigs invasion are to be released' Saturday following- the Negotiations will continue for the ransoming of more of the invasion prisoners. A spokesman for the committee who negotiated the release of the first group said they would be flown to Miami on Saturday with two doctors accompanying' them. Their release was arranged by a committee of four exiles who came here Tuesday from the United States after a military tribunal found the invaders guilty of treason and set ransoms on their heads ranging from to Other- The outcome of the strike still inconclusive. How far the city will go in meet- ing the teachers' pay demands has not been settled. Nor was it determined what ac- tion, if any, will be taken under the state's Condon-Wadlin law which provides for dismissal public employes who strike. Police Needed Some boys demonstratec for about 10 minutes outside Stuy- High School, shouting slo- gans such as "Let's go home.'r Three policemen stationed outside the school called for assistance and three radio patrol cars re- sponded. But by that time teach- ers were herding the boys into the school. Similar efforts were needed at some other schools to get pupils back. Union leaders counted on early- morning radio news broadcasts to carry the back-to-work 'call to the teachers. They had been instruct- ed to listen carefully to the pro. grams for strike developments. Decision The decision to end the strike was announced at a.m. aftei s seven-hour meeting of the ex- ecutive board of the AFL-CIO United Federation of Teachers. Union President Charles Cogen said the board voted 32 to 12 to (Continued on Page Two) Plaintiff Wins Verdict In Civil Case Here A District Court jury rendered a plaintiff's verdict Wednesday in the case of C. L. Jones vs. Stand- ard Life and Accident Insurance Co. According to court officials, the case involved some intricate in- terpretations of an insurance pol- icy prior origin Jones claimed clause, he became ill OKLAHOMA Partly cloudy this afternoon; generally fair tonight and Friday; no im- portant temperature changes; low tonight 36 north to 45 south; high Friday 60-70. High temperature in Ada Wednesday was 57; low Wednes- day night, 39; reading at 7 a.m. Thursday, 40. shortly after purchasing a policy from the insurance company nam- ed, yet was refused compensation during his illness. The plaintiff, argued that the company should have made payments on his auto- mobile during his illness, in .ac- cordance with the provisions of the policy. The defendant countered- with the claim that Jones' illness was begun before he took out the in- surance policy and therefore he had no claim on the company. The jury decided for Jones and (Continued on Page Two) wise they face 30 years in prison. A Havana television broadcast said the Cuban Families Commit- tee in the United States had agreed with Prime Minister Cas- tro to continue negotiations for the freedom of the rest of the prison- ers. But there .was no indication that Castro was cutting the prices put on the individual captives. The ransoms set by the Cuban tribunal totaled million. The families committee said it had collected only about million and hoped its1 .negotiators could buy freedom for all the prisoners for that amount, A Havana broadcast said the prisoners whose ransom'has'been set at the lowest be the .first .ones .freed as soon as the money was paid.. President Kennedy at his news conference Wednesday ruled out any U.S. government part in the negotiations to.free the prisoners. He said that Castro knows the 'United .States government can- not engage in .negotiations like (Continued on Page Two) Government Forces Angrily Plan Action Against Steel Price Hike Assault By Kennedy Spurs Counterattack WASHINGTON Department lawyers were reported considering today possible antitrust ac- tion aimed at breaking up the powerful U. S. Steel Co. which touched off the steel price rise. Sources close to the .situation acknowledged that as an angered administration held a top level White House conference on the increase. There was no sign of im- mediate action from that meeting. President Kennedy, who had already delivered a hot blast at the industry's action, sat in on the White House session for a time. "Big Steel" -started the round of price rises Tuesday night with a boost of a ton, and the other big pro- ducers quickly fell in line. Informed sources said antitrust action aimed at the Reservists Get Early Date To Return Home WASHINGTON (AP) More than National Guardsmen and Reservists- will go marching home from the cold war in August unless the 'Communists raise a new hot war threat. This will-clip as much as two months from the year they could lave been kept in uniform under a special act authorizing their call to duty at the height of the Berlin crisis last fall. But President Kennedy, in an- nouncing plans for the August re- ease, stressed Wednesday, that these Army, Navy and Air Force units "will remain available, in a new and heightened state of combat readiness, if a new crisis should arise." The decision to demobilize the Guard and Reserve does not stem Yom any marked change in the nternational situation which con- industry giant was one of the "several avenues" of action to which Atty. Gen. Robert F. Ken- nedy referred last night. But they emphasized that stud- ies of what, action the department might take were still in the early stages. The attorney general, in an in- interview, had said the depart- ment was "already taking action" but declined to discuss details. Asked whether court suits ac- tually were in preparation, a well- placed source said today: "We ire very active, but it would be a little premature to dis- close what action we might take." It was understood that govern- ment attorneys were considering whether they might move against U.S. Steel under Section 1 or Sec- tion 2 of the Sherman Antitrust Act. Section 1 prohibits price fix- ing and Section 2 is aimed at monopoly control. "In this case, there 'are over- tones of said-one- govern- ment lawyer. The attorney general indicated Wednesday night His department was looking at Ih'e steel price in- crease situation in .at least three aspects: 1. Possible antitrust action. 2. A 1951 consent order'signed by major steel companies after the Federal Trade Commission ac- cused them of unfair pricing prac- tices. The firms consented to re- frain from engaging in such prac- tices in the future, although they did not admit having engaged in them in the past. 3. An examination of whether present antitrust laws are ade- quate. Andrew T. Hatcher, assistant White House press secretary, had nothing to say on whether there are any concrete reasons for the White .House to believe there might be a cancellation of the price boost. But in something of an. under- statement of Kennedy's views, Hatcher told 'reporters: "I think it, is safe to say he would like steel prices to remain as they were when the steel con- tract was signed." Four Cabinet members sat in on the conference at the White House. Atty. Gen. Robert F. Kennedy was there. So were Secretary of De- fense Robert S. McNamara, Sec- retary of. Labor Arthur J. Gold- berg, Secretary of Commerce Lu- ther H. Hodges. Undersecretary of the Treasury Henry Chairman Walter' Heller of the Council of Economic Advisers, and Paul Rand Dixon of the Federal Trade Commission. Hatcher came'out with, a flat "no" when'he was asked if. the matter of collusion came up. He i said it way just in the i conferees went into the sudden- ness .with which other companies fell in line with the U.S. Steel price rise. Hatcher said meeting was more a general discussion of the steel price situation than one which got into 'specifics. As to whether any direct action can be expected shortly, Ada Chamber Of Commerce Picks Officers CARROLL C. COLLIER Carroll C. Collier, banker, was elected the new president of the Ada Chamber of Commerce in Wednesday's organizational meet- ing of the new board of directors. Collier succeeds Frank Dicus in the ranking office. Other, officers include: Orval Price, first vice Dr. Charles F. Spencer, second vice president: and, Harold Harp, treasurer. Collier has been associated with the Oklahoma State Bank for 25 years, and has been a vice presi- dent and director since 1951. He has served before as a director Allies Reject Bid For Jest Moratorium GENEVA Soviet Un- ion today proposed an unpoliccd moratorium on nuclear weapons tests. The United States and Brit- ain immediately turned down the proposal. The two Western powers told the 17-nat.ion general disarmament conference they could not' trust the Soviet Union to observe such a moratorium. Decision Attacked Soviet Deputy Foreign Minister Valerian A. Zorin charged the American plan to resume atmos- pheric nuclear tests in mid-Pacific later this month is increasing in- ternational tension, The .American decision to lest again came under heavy fire. Canada and Mexico were among those expressing regret. The smaller countries asked the big nuclear nations to seek a com- promise OP the nuclear testing is- sue. They said, any new explosions now would damage the chances ol this conference ever attaining any fruitful claim which Zorin also picked up. Refuses The United States has said West- ern security requires the Pacific tests 'unless the Soviet Union promptly accepts a test ban treaty containing adequate inter- national enforcement .arrange- ments. This the Russians have re- fused to do.- For morerthan three years the United States, Britain and the So- viet .a moratorium on testing. That- arrangement col- the-Rus: sians set off a-massive. series of explosions. Fooled Once U.S. Ambassador Arthur H. Dean and British Minister of State Joseph Godber recalled'that it was the Russians who first began test- ing.again. Both Western delegates took the position that having been fooled once .by. Soviet promises their governments wece not pre- Kennedy Engages In First Big Battle With Industry WASHINGTON the first time in his administration President Kennedy is engaged in furious battle with a major segment of U. S. industry. He threw him- self into the fight with a charge that big steel showed ruthless disregard of the pub- lic by raising prices. t. i. Kennedy launched the attack Wednesday at a news conference in which he de- nounced U. S. Steel Corp. and fellow steel price hikers with the strongest language he has leveled at anyone or anything since becoming president. His voice rising, his forefinger poking for emphasis, Kennedy said steel price boosters had displayed "utter contempt for the interests of 185 million Ameri- cans." He said their "pursuit of private power and profit exceeds their sense of pub- Valley View Adds Training Course For 'Scrub Nurses' By W. L. KN1CKMEYER Valley View Hospital has initi- ated another program designed to help alleviate the current seri- ous nursing shortage in the state: a school for operating room tech- nicians. Celeste Kemler, hospital admin- istrator, explains that the work of the. .surgical technician or "scrub nurse" is. highly special- He also worked at Muskogee Bap- tist. Emphasis Davis explains that the main emphasis of the course is on prac- tical work, though it also includes J20 hours of classroom instruction. A normal day finds the student in surgery from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., with the hours from 1 to 3 p.m. given to classwork. Davis begins his-instruction by ized and. is of a largely, routine over situations that are nature. He on she must be ex-1 tremely competent but only'in i room .-and by "conditioning' a limited area....... Badly Needed Thus, an inexperienced .person can be trained-for the..job in a relatively short time, without go- ing through a long course ofj generalized nursing training. "Oklahoma needs technicians of this sort Mrs. Kemler notes. "Many of the smaller hos- pitals especially -.have difficulty finding qualified people." In the .-duties of the his of the Ada Chamber of Corn- office of tinues to have many dangers and tensions, Kennedy said at' his news conference. "It is the result, rather, of our successful buildup of permanent instead of emergency he said. Because of higher draft calls and enlistments, the nation's reg- ular armed forces -will total next September after th'e Guard and'Reserves return-home. This will-be about moreicourage, than last June before the; The messages. Hatcher said, merce and held the treasurer in 1956. He is past president of the Ada Community Chest and 'currently a director. He is a member of the board of directors of the Pontotoc County Chapter of the American Red .Cross, the Ada Camp Fire Girls council, and treasurer of the Pontotoc County Heart As- sociation. He serves as treasurer and one of the trustees of the Sciences and Natural Resources Founda- tion of Oklahoma. This organiza- tion owns the 312-acre tract that includes the site of the new water "pollution research. laboratory, He is chairman of Group 4 of Oklahoma Bankers and.was.elect- ed recently to the executive board of the Oklahoma Bankers Asso- ciation for 1962. The new president was educat- ed in Ada, graduating from Hor- ace Mann School and attending East Central State College. He married the former Miss Lorice (Continued on Page Two) Neighbors Find ect action _ rr Hatcher Of Roft Man At Home replied in the negative and saidj that these things take time. Hatcher said something like 500 telegrams have reached the Whi> A. V, Holloway, about 60, was House as a result of Kennedy's de- nunciation of the steel increase. He said some steel stockholders wired praise of the President's Berlin crisis mobilization began. In a mark of gratitude, Ken- nedy said "I know that 1 speak for all Americans in paying trib- ute to all those whose emergency service in this year of growing national strength is doing so much for the national' interest." were running about in favor of the President. 'When one report- er -remarked that that was not a .particularly large margin, Hatch- er replied, "I would be glad to: have-it in an Spurred by President Kennedy's- scathing assault on what he called' The Army, which'has 'of j the "wholly unjustifiable and (Continued on Page Two) I (Continued an Page Two) found .dead late Wednesday at his home, about one mile east of Roff. Neighbors discovered "the body of the Roff man. who had' been dead from 24 to 48 hours, accord- ing to medical examiners.; The cause of death was offi- cially listed as.a.coronary occlu- sion. Holloway. reportedly was a re- tired- military serviceman and .was-.ih the' process .of ,buildirig-a home." He was in garage 'near'the site of the' construction at the time of his'-death.'" According' to officers, his-'-wife, Clara, is- residing in" Arizona. I "We do not have any confidence in a Soviet pledge." Godber an- swered with an unqualified "no" (Continued on Page Two) Kiwanis Club Plans To Repeat Swim Program The summer swimming pro- gram sponsored for the last two years by the Kiwanis Club of Greater Ada will be offered again this year, C. B. Moon, Kiwanian in charge, has.announced. Registration will begin the week of June 4. The first 'session i his hand the in- sutures and sponges he needs .when he needs them, and to prepare the patient and the equipment for surgery. Two Enrolled Two students are currently en- j rolled in the eight-month course. Both are women. However, men are'also eligible for the training. (Two male surgical technicians are .employed now at Valley View.) To be accepted for the course the student must be between'25 and 35 years of age and a grad- uate of an accredited high school. In.addition the student must pass a .manual dexterity test and show an aptitude for the work of the opens June 11 at-' the Wintersmith operating room. pool, the second July 2 at Glen-j Instructor in charge of the wood. A lifesaving course for. ad- j school is Bill Davis, Registered vanced swimmers will be given [Nurse, who came to Valley View July -23-28 'at Glenwobd. from Hillcrest Hospital in Tulsa Supervisor of instruction will 'where he conducted a similar be Margaret Bentley Long. school and also served as super- A special section for adults of operating rooms. be offered. Moon said, if there; Davis is a 1954 graduate of is enough interest to justify it, 'Wesley Hospital in Wichita, Kan. students operations. likely to'be rather traumatizing- to a lay person." he notes, with, masterly understatement.) The students start 'simply as observers. They learn to wash the. various -instruments, .and in the.process to "get the feel" of them. They learn how properly to put-on gown, mask and gloves. Then they start with minor sur- gery up. Stands By "I do the work myself Davis says. "Then I stand over them while they do it so that I can see their mistakes and point them out. Then, too, if there's a (Continued on Page Two) E. C. Schedules 2nd Performance Of Hasty Heart' "The Hasty Heart" continues tonight at East Central's audito- rium. The spring production of the E. C. drama department was well- received Wednesday night. Dr. Dorothy Summers and her thespians will present the play to- night at p, m. and again Fri- day at the same time. High school students from ap- proximately 12 area schools will be. special guests at the Friday night performance. "The Hasty Heart" is the final production of the year for the East Central players. KENNEDYS WITH ROYAL VISITORS and Mrs. Kennedy stand with Mo- hammed Reza Pahlavi, the Shah, of his Farah, during.ceremonies welcoming'th'e royal viYitori at Washington National Airport. (AP lie responsibility." Kennedy made important announcements at his meet- ing with newsmen: Barring serious deterioration of the international situation, he said, the Reservists and National Guardsmen called to ac- tive duty last year will be allowed to return home in August. The government would seek a Taft-Hartley injunction to force an 80-day cooling off period in the West Coast shipping strike. (It got the injunction a short time But through the half-hour, ei- ther .he 'or'newsmen put the focus on steel. Kennedy said the United Steel- workers Union, which signed a contract he thought would hold prices in line, abided by its re- sponsibilities. "And this, govern- ment also has responsibilities which we intend to he added. speed with which other steel manufacturers fell in line behind U.S. Steel, he said, the Justice Department and Fed- eral Trade Commission will de- termine whether any laws have been broken. He obviously had at least the antitrust laws in mind. Congressional committees will inquire into the need for new laws, he said. Throughout the steel negotia- tions, Kennedy said, his adminis- tration sought no commitments from the companies or union. He and Secretary of Labor Arthur J. Goldberg, he insisted, emphasized the government's only interest was obtaining an agreement that would not precipitate a price in-' crease. Not only is there no justifica-i tion for an increase, Kennedy as-1 serted, but labor costs per ton of steel can be expected to decline in the next year. Industry earn- ings have been high, he said, yet "a few gigantic corporations have decided to increase prices in ruth- less disregard of their public re- sponsibilities." When not unloading wrath on the steelmakers, Kennedy had this to say on other subjects: forthcoming re- lease of men called to duty at the height of the Berlin emergen- cy does not reflect a change in the international situation which continues to have many dangers (Continued on Page Two) Senator Harris Plans Second Visit To Ada Senator Fred R. Harris, Law- ton, a candidate in the forthcom- ing Democratic primary will be in Ada Friday and-part of Saturday. Jim Gassaway, Ada attorney who is spearheading local efforts in the behalf- of Harris, said the Lawton senator is anxious to meet residents of this area. Har- ris was here several weeks ago to address the Ada Lions Club.. Gassaway said Harris would be at the Harris for Governor Head- quarters, 117 East Main, from until a. m. The re- mainder of time he will spend meeting people in Ada and sur- rounding communities. Gassaway said coffee would be served at the .headquarters and any visitors are welcome. A working girl is one who quit her-job to get married. Gen. Fea. Corp.)
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