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   Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - April 13, 1962, Ada, Oklahoma                             The late Will Rogers said many wise things, but at this time of year we're inclined to think his most profound statement was: "The income tax has made more liars out of the American people than gold E.G. Tournament Attracts Prep Athletes, Sports THE ADA EVENING NEWS Vatican Newspaper Has Warning For Liz Taylor, P-3 ADA, OKLAHOMA, FRIDAY, APRIL 13, 1962 12 Pages 5 CENTS WEEKDAY, 10 CENTS SUNDAY Three State Voters Ask Federal Court To Halt May 1 Primary Suit Demands Candidates Be Forced To Run 'At Large' OKLAHOMA CITY Oklahoma County voters filed a new lawsuit in federal' court today seeking constitutional reapportionment of the legislature, using as a springboard the U. S. Supreme Court decision to accept jurisdiction in a Tennessee apportionment dis- pute. The suit asks that the May 1 legislative primary elec- tions, be halted and all candidates for the House and Senate be forced to run at large. It urges this action on the ground there are no con- stitutional districts for holding legislative elections at present. As an alternative to the "at large" elections, it sug- gests a special session of the legislature to apportion according" to the Constitu- tion. Such a special session appar- ently would have to be held -within the next week or two. This is con- sidered unlikely. Asked al his press conference it there was time to call a special session to reapportion, and change the ballols for the first primary j WASHINGTON Kennedy Sees Atlantic Fleet In Operation Administration Gets Help In Steel Price Hike Fight WASHINGTON Ken-iFord Motor Co. when he waa; ap- nedy administration' got a major break in its opposition to the steel price increase today with an an- nouncement that one major pro- ducer .vill not'join the price pa- rade. At almost the. same minute it moved to shift its own business to companies which hold the line. President Kennedy himself un- derscored the importance which the administration attaches to the break .in the ranks of the steel- makers. "Very Good" Told by newsmen at the White pointed defense secretary. Short Session McNamara met with newsmen only 10 minutes, rushing to the conference after a miseting with Kennedy and then kn.-ryiiig back to the White House for the broader talk on steel. The. calling of a York grand jury to go into the matter had been disclosed previously, and Atty Gen. Robert F. Kennedy discussed Thursday the possibility of court action aimed at breaking up U.S. Steel on the ground 'that it y ucwaLiidi 0.1, mii TT t- j. .House that Inland Steel Chi-lhas 8rown so b'g exerclst's cago had announced it would not go along, Kennedy responded, much industry domination. No Comment In New York U.S. Steel had no comment on the holdout by Inland Steel. In response to the whole series of developments steels gave ground on the New York Stock market today. U.S. Steel was down about 2 points in early af- ternoon. In another Washington develop- ment, it was learned the White House is rushing preparation of a special economic document chal- (Continued on Two) election, Gov. J.Howard Edmond-iKcnnedy sees the Allantic Fleet action today and Saturday. From sea and shore he watches the Navy and Marine Corps their ships, planes, missiles and combat exercises. HEAD START Work began this week on the job of expanding and remodeling the auditorium at East Central State College. Expansion is going toward the east, behind the present stage. By building the outside wall first, before tearing out the old, workmen leave stage and auditorium free for use as they are until after commencement. H workers sinking a series of holes for pier foundations Here, ran into some rock a few feet down. The man in the hole is attacking it with a jack-hammer. Contractor it B. H. Todd Sons' Co., Ada. (NEWS Staff Democrats Write Off School Bill WASHINGTON Ken- nedy administration appears to have written off for this year a school bill that had been designed to ease the problem of aid for church schools. Secretary of Welfare Abraham A. Kibicoff indicated this Thurs- day by failing to include the bill in a list of education measures the President is pushing for action on. The bill, a .broadening of the 1938 National Defense Education Act, was approved by the Senate Labor Committee last year and has been on the Senate calendar ready for debate since July 1961. The Senate Education subcom- mittee spent more hours working on this complex bill last year than on any other administration pro- posal. But Senate leadership sources confirmed today there were no plans now to call it up for at tempted passage in 1962. The controversial feature of the bill is a S375-million loan provision for construction of classrooms for specified subjects in parochial and other private schools. Administration lieutenants drew up this provision to ease the un- happiness of the church schools at being excluded from the lion general aid school bill passed by the Senate last year. At one point. Democratic Leader Mike Mansfield of Montana, said the defense education measure with its private school loan fea- ture would follow promptly after the general bill. But signals were switched after a blowup in the House, caused in part by the religious controversy, (Continued on page three) OKLAHOMA Clear west, partly cloudy east this after- noon; generally fair tonight; in- creasing cloudiness Saturday; a little warmer west and north this afternoon and over state to- night and Saturday; low tonight 42-32; high Saturday 75-82. High temperature in Ada Thursday was 64; low Thursday sight, 39; reading at 7 a. m. Friday, 45. FIVE-DAY FORECAST FOR OKLAHOMA Temperatures will average near normal in the west and 2-8 degrees below normal east- ern Oklahoma for the period Friday night through Wednes- day. Normal highs 69-78. Nor- mal lows 40 northwest to 50 southeast. Warmer Saturday cooler Sunday or Sunday night. Warmer Tuesday or Wednesday. Little or no precipitation indi- cated. Air Command Post Remains On Alert For President's Use son said: "I don't, think so. I don't seej how." The suit was filed by Harry Brown, Dr. Thomas C. Dunn and T. Anita Ludlow. It asks a 3-judge panel be set up to hear the argu- ments. Brown is a Democratic candi- for the House and it was his suit which resulted in the Elec- tion Board being ordered by the Supreme Court in February to fol- low the 19G1 House Apportionment Act. He now asks that this act along with the 1941 Senate Apportion- ment Act still being followed de- clared null and void. Brown said this is not an about (Continued on Page Two) WASHINGTON an air-i Its crew is .never far. It is field a few minutes by helicopter from the White House, a big sil- ver plane stands ready for flight at any hour. Khrushchev Rebuffs Plea On Test Ban LONDON Premier Khrushchev rebuffed today an American-British plea to join in speeding a treaty banning nuclear weapons tests, a qualified diplo- mat reported. Khrushchev, in a long reply to Prime Minister Harold Macmillan, described the Western move as propaganda, the informant said. President Kennedy and Macmil- lan last Tuesday published terms of a request that Bussia allow international inspectors to check any suspicious bangs. Soviet agreement, they said, would clear the way for an early test ban treaty, but Soviet refusal would mean the American series of nuclear tests will have to go forward later this month, as planned. Soviet Ambassador Alexander Soldatov delivered the premier's message to the Foreign Foreign Office spokesman de- clined to disclose its contents im- mediately. The Foreign Office spokesman said the message was between and words long and was in the Russian language. He said the Soviet government plans to publish it in the Moscow news- papers Saturday morning. Soldatov handed Khrushchev's reply to Sir Harold Caccia, per- manent undersecretary for foreign affairs. As soon as it was trans- lated it was hustled to Macmillan, weekending at his country resi- dence outside London. The informant did not indicate if Khrushchev submitted any sort of counterproposals in his mes- sage. .He said, entire tone of the Soviet note amounted to a turndown of the British- American request. Macmillan Tuesday sent a terse covering letter 'stressing to Khrushchev that the "object of verification (of suspicious explo- sions) is r.ot to increase suspicion but to dispel it." Khrushchev today, according to the source, dwelt at length on this question of East-West suspicion and distrust. He was said to have argued that'he conceded the right of the West to distrust Russian good faith. He said he assumed he had 'the same right to distrust Western intentions-. Yet, he ar- gued, these suspicions have not led the Soviet Union to submit ex- cessive and rigid demands for safeguards in a test ban treaty. guarded by Air Force policemen and dogs. This is no ordinary Air Force plane, although it looks about the same 'as tankers used U> refuel the Strategic Air bombers of Command. It is a new airborne command post specially fitted as a refuge for President Kennedy and the top command in event of sur- prise nuclear attack. There are three such planes, one always standing by. nications equipment, they can in- stantly contact U.S. forces around the world. With air refueling and enough supplies they can slay aloft for days. These command planes, convert- ed KC135 turbojet tankers, form another dement in a growing sys- tem designed to assure uninter- rupted jontrol of U.S. ground, air and sea forces under all circum- stances. The presidential planes are much like the command aircraft 1 which the Strategic Air Command If war should come, the na-jhas been flying for 14 months. lion's defense and counteraltack could well be directed from one of these four jet, swept wing gi- ants cruising more than feet above the earth. command posts intended only less spartan. Sources said the presidential command post planes evolved from SAC's system and incorpo- rated many of its features. Since February 1961, SAC has he Pre dent have maintained PIane been in operation for about Iwo' times. Three aircraft have HPPH been assigned to this mission. SAC announced Thursday it will increase its airborne command and control capability this year months. Their existence has been kept under wraps. Together with an underground sanctuary in Maryland and the Navy command ship Northampton in the Atlantic, the planes provide alternate emergency headquarters from which the President and de- fense chiefs could prosecute a war in safety, even though key government and military centers are destroyed. Packed with elaborate commu- by adding more specially modi- fied KCl35s and, for the first time B47 jet bombers adapted to this task. Kennedy flies to Norfolk, Va., irresponsible. "Good, good: very good." That set the tone for comments from others high in administration councils, who already had been summoned to a high-level confer- second in two steps to take against the price move which Kennedy has called STEEL SETTLEMENTS HOURLY WAGE FRINGE STEEL PRICE this afternoon for a secret brief- Orders Shifted ing on the fleet's attack and de-j Almost simultaneously Secretary capabilities, then boards J0f Defense Robert S. McNamara ship for an on-the-spot view announcing at a Pentagon fleet operations. The President was scheduled to take off from Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland and land 40 news conference that the armed services have ordered defense contractors and their suppliers to shift steel buying to those com- minutes later at the Oceana Naval I panics which have not raised Air Station near Norfolk. Vice j prices. The Pentagon .is also hunt- President Lyndon B. Johnson pre- cedes him to Oceana, and a host of government officials, members (Continued on Page Two) Adan Escapes Injury In Plane Crash A 19-year-old Ada pilot escaped! takeoff, since he was not seen injury ear.y Friday after- he entered the noon when his airplane crashed at i ail.porl The time which 'the northwest edge of Ihe munici-' eiapSed between the crash and its pal airport. I discovery was not known at press Dickie Wilson, 19. of lllVi South j time Friday. Center, was treated for minor in- j Davis called Wilson Vlnur nilnt- 14 cairl tVlP An, juries at Valley View Hospital about p. m. He was released good pilot." He said the Ada boy had about 30 hours of flying time. shortly after arriving at the hos- If the plane had veered to the pital by ambulance. "round a few feet north of where ii According to Charles Davis, air-1 il hit, the chances are it would port manager, young Wilson "was, have been much worse than it apparently trying to take off A concrete slab is located IUA mlion snl elow where the crash oc- the northwest runway when an updraft tipped the Champion trainer over in the air and caused it to crash into a grassy em- bankment just south of the Col- bert road. The wrecked craft was first dis- covered, by-Dick Turner, another pilot, who was taking off from a nearby strip when he spied the The number was not plane against the embankment, but il was learned 20 more KC135SI He notified the airport and an and four B47s will' be made into ambulance was dispatched to the airborne command posts for SAC. scene. i Nobody knows precisely what (Continued on Page Two) time voung attempted his below where the crash oc- curred, but fortunately, the plane avoided a collision with the hard- er surface. The plane's fuselage was smashed and one wheel was twist- ed double. -The right wing was also severely damaged and the prop was bent. Davis said Friday afternoon .it is too early to estimate the amount of damage done to the plane. It was the first flying accident to occur for some time at the municipal airport. ing for substitutes for steel. Whether -the new White House session on steel' stralegy was im- mediately related to the', 'word- from Inland was not disclosed. Break In Ranks But such a break in the ranks is something for which the adminis- tration has been angling ever since U.S. Steel, the.giant of the industry, started the move late Tuesday with announcement of a boost of a ton. f Most of the big steelmakers had gone along by the time of the news conference Wednesday, at which Kennedy denounced the ac- tion. But the President made it clear he hoped there would be holdouts and that the increase would not stick. Difficult And at a news conference in New York Thursday al which he defended his company's action as a necessary move in the country's interest, U.S. Steel's Chairman Roger M. Blough conceded "I don't know'how long we can main- tain our position.'' If Inland and Armco Steel, neither of which had taken a position at the time, did hot join in. It would make it. very difficult for Blough said under ques- tioning. Armco, another of the Big Ten of the industry, still had not taken a stand today. High Cost McNamara, in a brief statement at a news conference today, said that if the steel price increase fans out across the economy.the impact on defense costs .could come to a billion dollars a year. He said further that increased costs could affect the dollar bal- ance abroad and "We cannot ex- pect to maintain our forces over- seas if our trade balance does not improve." He was restating in new words some of the arguments Kennedy had advanced against.the price rise. Kennedy's Order McNamara said it the di- rection of Kennedy that the Penta- gon is looking' for "substitutes for steel. He said iron and steel prices have increased 90 per cent since 1947 while nonferrous metals have gone up only 40 per cent. Replying indirectly to one of Blough's arguments, McNamara said the amount of steel bought directly by the military is rela- tively small, most of it coming through contractors. "Unjustified" Blough, disagreeing with an es- timate by Kennedy that the de- fense cost could come to bil- jlion, estimated that 'on' the basis of direct Defense pur- chases of from 3 to Vfi million tons a year, the ?6 a ton increase would amount to only about holds a similar post at Vanoss. CRIPPLED BIRD This was the scene early Friday after- noon at- municipal airport following the crash of a tandem-- jeat Champion .trainer plane near the northwest runway; The plane smashed into an embankment, cauiing consider- able damage. But, Dickie Wilson, pilot of the craft, was not seriously injured. The East Central student was apparently trying to take off when the plane plummeted'back to the around. (NEWS Staff Cents per hour .Cents per hour Dollars per ton- COMPARISON IN STEEL INDUSTRY This chart com- pares.hourly wage increases and fringe benefits received by steel -workers as against increases in prices by industry, since 1946. Asterisk in fringe benefit column in 1949 refers to a pension increase which ranged from 0 to 20 cents per hour, depending on a for industry aver- age'of 10 cents per hour. Figures on fringe benefits pro- vided by United Steelworken Union source. (AP Wire- photo U. S., Reds Schedule New Talks On Berlin WASHINGTON new round of U. S.-Soviet talks on the possibility of a Berlin settlement is expected to concentrate at the outset on the problem of guaran- teed access for Western powers between West Germany and Berlin. The.first session will be held here Monday by Secre- tary of State Dean Rusk and Soviet Ambassador Anatoly F. Dobrynin, The .United States set forth its ideas on the require- ments of an access agreement in an informal working paper submitted to Allied governments earlier this week in preparation for the talks. The U. S. proposal, circulated for allied reaction and comment, is understood to have stressed the need for guarantees by the Soviet Union of .unhindered access to West 'Berlin by surface and air routes. The possibility was raised that this could be arranged under an international authority that has operational'control of the supply 45th Officer Urges Study Of Americanism A 45th Division public informa- tion officer exhorted Pontotoc County teachers Thursday night to introduce their students to Americanism. Lt. Col. William B. Rayburn Jr., 180th Infantry Executive of- ficer with the 45th, spoke at the annual convention of the-Pontotoc County Teachers Association at East Central Thursday night. His theme was "The Russian Bear." He'traced the history of Russia through the- centuries and dwelt long on the rise of the Com- munist Party, in the U.S.S.R. and the world. Rayburn. pointed to the almost religious fervor with which Rus- sia embucs its young people in its schools and- attributed the dramat- ic rise, to power directly to edu- cational institutions in that coun- try- He said most authorities agree that nuclear war is an unlikely prospect, but declared the most .dangerous element of the -Cold War is Russia's system of under- mining American institutions here and in friendly countries. Following Rayburn's address, the Association chose new officers for the coming year. Harold Clark was designated president-elect of -the group to succeed James Barnes. Clark is principal at Latta and Barnes million worth a year. To one question, McNamara said that he considers the steel price -increase "an unjustified de- velopment and I state that on the basis of both my experience here and in. industry." McNamara was president of the Rex 0. Morrison, Ada, and. Jess Teague, Byng, were re-elected to the board of directors of the Okla- homa Education Association. Junior.High, presided, at the business -session. Approximately teach- ers were present for the meeting. line. Informants said this position on the critical access issue was sub- stantially the same as that taken by Rusk in talks at Geneva last month with Soviet Foreign Minis- ter Andrei A. Gromyko. So far as could be learned from official sources, the United States still considers totally unacceptable a Soviet counterproposal for East German control of the supply lines under limited supervision of an international authority. Presumably, what Rusk wants to explore further is whether the Soviet Union acceptance of the concept of an international author- ity provides an opening to bring closer the.conflicting U.S. and So- viet positions closer together.- The Soviet proposal was hinged on a number of conditions aimed at obtaining the withdrawal of Western forces from West Berlin and winning recognition for the East German Communist regime. (Continued on Two) One cave man to another: "Say what you will, we never had this crazy weather until they started using those bows and arrows." (Copr. Gen. Tea! Corp.)   

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