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   Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - April 17, 1962, Ada, Oklahoma                             A school teacher friend of ours was saying the other day that young people are "too serious these days." We agree. Most youngsters we know are too serious about frivolity Seminole Coach Goes To Muskogee See Sports Page THE ADA EVENING NEWS County's First Political Meet Was Lively, P-3 59TH YEAR NO. 30 ADA, OKLAHOMA, TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 1962 10 Pages 5 CEN'TS WEEKDAY, 10 CENTS SUNDAY Council Approves Compromise On Disputed Alley By GEORGE GURLEY The controversial alley behind the Humpty-Dumpty Supermarket was, more or less, laid to rest at Monday night's City Council meeting. The council finally voted on a compromise solution which, one spokesman noted, left both parties unhappy. Council members first voted not to permit the store to proceed with outlined plans for paving the alley. Then they rapidly voted on a compromise measure, -offered by Councilman Joe Bonar, which would permit the con- tractor to begin lowering the grade of the alley from a point 20 feet east of the east side of the store building and the grade would not exceed six per cent. Under the original plan, the cut starts 40 'feet east of the store. Only one section of the alley has been contested. This section crosses the rear of lots owned by Mrs. Lottie Braly. Her son, Mack Braly, has served as spokesman in her behalf. Also present at Monday night's council meeting was Mrs. Robert Keyes, who owns property on and is also affected by the project. The controversy has grown out of the "cut" made in the alley. Under design plans, the alley, running east from Broadway, Rusk Eases Ban On Briefing Allies On Berlin Conference New Talks Are 'Moderately7 Successful Contract's Let For E.C. Work B. H. Todd Sons' Co., Ada, was awarded a combined contract to- day for the construction of the new administration building and expansion of the library at East Central State College. The contract was approved by the Board of Regents for Okla homa Colleges at a meeting helc in Oklahoma City. The Ada firm submitted a bic of on the two projects lowest of five bids received by the regents. All contractors sub- mitted combined bids on the two projects, although specifications permitted separate bids on the two buildings. Preliminary work is expectec to start on the buildings within the next two weeks. Completion date on the library extension is Dec. 17, 1962 and on the new ad building, Feb. 17, 1963. The new administration building and the expansion of the library are the biggest items in the col- lege's million building bond is- sue projects. Other work being completed .with the building bond issue funds include expansion and moderniza- tion of the auditorium, construc- tion of a new maintenance build- ing and modernization work on other existing campus buildings. The new ad building will pro- vide about additional square feet of classroom space, as bigger and more convenient facilities for the various adminis- trative offices of the college. The present administration (Continued on Page Two) Ada High Band Crowns Queen At Spring Concert Miss Janet Dean will become Ada High School band queen in coronation ceremonies Wednes- day at a.m. in the school auditorium. The band will present its spring concert following the coronation. Cassie Hill, drum major, willj be the queen's consort. Senior girls, who will- be the queen's at- tendants, and their escorts are Patricia Blevins and Leonard Vandewalker, Nancy Platt ant Charles Howard, Charlotte Cobb and Charles Clawson, Archi Wright and Jim Hunter, Anita Ballard and Prestley Morris and Carolyn Smith and Dave Osborn Dave Osborn will be drum major next year. Timmy Clinton will be crown bearer and Catrina Wilkerson wil be flower girl. ARMY SECRETARY IN SAIGON Elvis J. Stahr Jr., U. S. Secretary of Army, right, with U. S. Frederick E. Molting Jr., and Vietnamese deputy Defense Minister Secretary Nguyen pinh Thuan, after Stahr'j arrival in Saigon for.a two day visit to South Viet Nam. (9P Wirephoto via radio from WASHINGTON (AP) Secretary of State Dean Rusk was reported today to WASmNGTON propo. be moderately satisfied. that president Kennedy set up Democrats Propose JFK Set Up Steel Study Group er the first of his talks, on Berlin .with Soviet Ambas- a- commission to look into steel industry policies and needs in the sador Anatoly F. Dobrynin aftermath of the canceled price sion indicated that a variety of subjects entered the talk, mostly in their relatbn to Kennedy.'s-suc- cessful fight against the steel price rise. a talk that was conducted) increase 'was discussed today atj Speaker John W. McCormack in English without inter- 'he weekly meeting of Democratic j described Kennedy as very preters.' [congressional leaders with the1-' J It was also understood jPre31tJent- that after a short! There was nothing to indicate, rises very slowly until it nears the Braly property. It then ascends rapidly for as much as feet, causing something of a hump at that end of the alley. At the first meeting of the month, the council delayed taking any final action until Braly had a chance to be heard. History Reviewed He was present at the meeting Monday night. He reviewed the history of the noting that it had first come to his attention in the first two weeks of January. He told of a conversation with City Manager J. B. Davidson where the city manager stated that the alley would not be paved without the consent of all property owners. Braly said that he warned against continuing- work- -on- the- building until the problem had been resolved. He did-not want to see the project progress to the point where the building would to all purposes be set and changes would be costly and difficult. Solution Sought He noted that he made repeated attempts to secure a solution. He visited with the city manager, with the contractor and with rep- resentatives of the supermarket chain. After a council meeting in Febr- uary, he thought yet another at- tempt would be made to reach a working solution. But nothing hap- pened. Finally, after a letter from the city manager, a repre- sentative of the company con- tacted him but, again, no solution was reached. "They are asking us to do some- thing they won't do he said, referring to the cut in the alley. Defending Rights At the west edge of the Braly property, the alley is cut down 2Vi ieet and the cut is actually started some 40 feet east from the west ine of the Braly lots. Braly stressed that he "wel- comed" the company in Ada but citizens could hardly be blamed for defending their own property rights. He felt the alley should iave been run in conformation (Confirmed on Page Two) Blast 25 Workers At Ky. Plant BRANDENBURG, Ky. An explosion ripped through sev- eral buildings and injured more than 25 employes' at the Olin Mathieson Chemical. Corp. plant today. Damage was estimated in the millions of dollars. Several fires broke out after the blast occurred. Nineteen persons were hospital- ized. Doctors said none were be- lieved critically hurt. Poe Street, employe relations manager for the firm, said the noise of the explosion awoke him at his home in Elizabethtown, 30 miles away. Street said 50 men were in the plant at the time of the.explosion. ---Several of the 20 concrete block buildings on the company's .100 Excommunicated Trio Will Continue Fight NEW ORLEANS Roman Catholics, ex- communicated for opposing their archbishop's order desegregate parochial schools, vowed today to continue iDobrynin talks and shaken y_s cooling-off per.iod that cided to brief 'the Allies taf the plan' advanced nin Monday. This policy of consulting with the Allies on any Berlin move was almost wrecked over the weekend! by the news leak from Bonn about U.S. proposals Sot a new round of Berlin discussions. Officials here said the leak had j Minnesota, the acting Democratic leader. Reports from the breakfast ses- pleased with the results of that effort. Asked whether he feels Ken- nedy's victory will strengthen the President's' position with respect to such legislation as medical care for the aged, McCormack said the answer is yes. He said Kennedy in the steel their battle for separation of the races. Archbishop Joseph Francis Rummel invoked the se-j Both Rusk and Dobrynin de- confidence in the West Germans. vere spiritual penalty Monday. I scribed Monday's session as fruit- ing investigators have been told weVlesFroyed Tr j mining companies under i rtnntninf- 4rt tha rtrarnr-nmartT VUrtTO heavily damaged. The directive from the 85-year-old prelate, who eight jful and businesslike, and officials years ago called segregation "morally the talks will be resumed Leander H. Perez Sr., longtime political czar of two small parishes adjoining New.Orleans; Jackson G. Ricau, an executive of pro-segregation Citizens Council; and Mrs. B. J. Gaillot Jr., Bible-quot- ing segregationist who once picketed the archbishop's residence. The excommunication cuts off the three segregationists from the Sacraments of the church. Perez, a 'fiery 71-year-old attor- ney and Louisiana's leading WASHINGTON blast- ed the action as "simply a move to frighten or terrorize the par- ents of parochial school children" Senate Hears Of Profits In Stockpiling The cause of the explosion was not immediately determined. It occurred at a.m. A tank of ethylene oxide blew up and throe similar tanks exploded later at the million plant. Street said. The compound is used in making anti- freeze and a number of other products. "We don't know whether con- tamination or overheating or what set it Street said. At- New York, an Olin Mathie- son spokesman said serious dam- age was limited to a minor por- tion of the plant and that most of it is expected to be back in opera- tion within 48 hours. The force of the explosion blew contract to the government were i allowed to divert their shipments and sell to industry at high prof- its. As a result, witnesses told a Sen- ate subcommittee Monday, the mining companies reaped nearly million in windfall profits. The testimony-came as'the sub- committee, headed by Sen. Stuart Symington, investigated copper stockpiling practices after a copper strike in 1954-5. and said it would not work. Ricau, a onetime real estate dealer who now is executive sec- retary of the South Louisiana Cit- izens Council, said he considered it "an incredible injustice." "I intend to continue the fight for racial segregation as 1 have done in the past, serving God and begging his help and protection." Mrs. Gaillot, 41, mother of two j children in Catholic schools, com- mented: "It is in the writings of One purpose of the meeting is to set procedures for future talks where and when they will be held. Officials said Rusk and Dobry- nin had agreed tentatively to hold the fourth round of exploratory talks in Washington. Rusk is re- ported to feel that a fresh start with a new participant on the Soviet side and in a different lo- cale might create a more favora- ble break the dead- lock over Berlin. The first round was between Rusk and Andrei A. Gromyko, the Soviet foreign minister, in New York last fall. It was followed by'his commander-in-chief, President conferences in Moscow between j Kennedy, is confident he will be Gromyko and U.S. Ambassador I exonerated. Llewellyn E. Thompson. A third can see nothing wrong with Symington said the strike, re- the church and in the Bible we suited in a copper shortage in U.S. industrial plants, threatening to curtail or close operations there. Because of that, Symington said, mining companies that were un- der contract to deliver copper to the stockpile or government inven- out windows in Brandenburg, were permitted to-sell this miles away.'Power was disrupted jcopper to industry rather than in the area. government. Street said that all of those in I Subcommittee counsel R. C. Co- the plant walked away from said the March-June 1955 scene. One man, listed as missing! shipmcnts of thrce companies for three- hours, showed up at the were canceled, permitting them to personnel office with cuts and sruises and somewhat dazed. The accident was the first at :he plant since it went into opera- Jon in this Ohio. River community 11 years ago. It employes 550 jersons. China Admits leap Forward' Has Failed OKLAHOMA Partly cloudy this afternoon through Wednes- day; scattered showers south- east early this afternoon; cooler west portion this afternoon and north tonight; slightly warmer Wednesday; low tonight 40 north to 52 south; high Wednes- day 65-72. High temperature in Ada Monday was 66; low Monday night, 52; reading at 7 a. m. Tuesday, 52. Rainfall during the 34-hour period ending at 7 a. m. Tuesday, .1 inch. By WILLIAM L. RYAN AP Special Correspondent. Red China's regime has admitted dismal defeat of its efforts to take the nation on a "big leap for- ward" in a big hurry. But it shows little sign of penitence or of knuckling under to.Soviet Premier Khrushchev's views of how a Communist state should develop. The results of the National Peo- ple's Congress-session which con- cluded in Peiping Monday also demonstrate little inclination to bow to Khrushchev's views of world Communist strategy. The report of Premier Chou En- lai and the final resolution of the secret sessions disclosed a sort of "do-it-yourself" program rep- resenting a possibly desperate at- tempt to cure the mainland's vast economic troubles. At the same time, Khrushchev was reminded sharply of Mao Tze-tung's view that Communist brces should never let brts to "isolate U.S. imperialiam and its followers" and to 'strengthen the unity and might I the socialist camp." The session brought an admis- sion that Mao's own pet program, the people's agricultural com- munes, needs some revising. The communes, a device for reducing Chinese farmers virtually-to the condition-of slave laborers, have been -a gaudy flop up to now. But the Chinese have not given Khrushchev and Co..the satisfac- tion'of admitting'the. idea communes was wrong, as the Kremlin .has insisted all along. The 'final resolution defiantly an: nounces that .the' Chinese party sticks to -what it calls the three Red banners: "the; general -line, the great .-leap forward and the people's communes." Insufficient economic help 'has been- forthcoming -from big- broth- er .the Red Chi- nese now: have''devised a 10-point program calling for more belt- tightening and austerity. This in Itself is a defeat for the Chinese. party'.' It is' now" forced- to .turn away from feverish at-" tempts to build.- heavy industry rapidly. The agricultural situation is'so bad that Peiping" must, now force back Mo'farming those'peo- ple who were brought to'.the .cities (Continued en Page Two) permitting I sell pounds of copper to private industry at prices consid- erably higher than government contract prices. Coburn read a letter from the Government Accounting Office which said cancellation of the con- tracts, would result in windfall must obey God rather than man. The church has definitely made a serious mistake in excommunicat- ing me because of accusations which are false." The excommunication order said the three had disregarded the archbishop's earlier warning against any action which would "provoke our devoted people to- (Continued on Page Two) Fire Routs Occupants Of O. C. Hotel OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Fire broke out in the Chastain Hotel in downtown Oklahoma City early 16 Refugees Flee To Haven In Cuba HAVANA refugees from Fidel Castro's regime won asylum in the Brazilian Embassy Monday after a city bus driver had smashed his vehicle through two metal fences surrounding the building. Cuban guards posted around the embassy were too surprised to open fire. The driver rammed the 35-foot bus through an iron fence at the end of the e mbassy garden Soldier Facing Court-Martial Feels Confident FT. LEWIS, Wash. (AP) National Guardsman facing a courtmartial because he criticized round took place in Geneva last month, also between Rusk and Gromyko. Rusk was reported to be rela- a man expressing an honest opin- ion to a Pfc. Larry D. Chidester, 24, of Salt Lake City, said Monday. tivcly satisfied after the first one- .Tve always felt a man nas a hour conference. He was to voice his. opinion on his larly pleased because Dobrynin! country. That is what this coun- speaks fluent English. jtry runs on" Rusk told .his aides he had dis-j Chidester. an automotive me- cussed with the Soviet ambassa- chanic will) the 115th ordnance dor his Geneva talks with Gro- Co _ nas becn charged by the myko, to set a firm footing wkll violating foc uniform -j J code of military justice by solicit- U.S. officials said privately and encouraging men in his the Bonn leak, revealing the Ber- lin settlement proposals Washing. unit to sign a letter critical of the President. The court-martial ton wants to discuss, had annoyed tentativelv ;s set for Apri] 23. the Kennedy 'administratjon-in-j igned by 75 mem. profits of some to the today and some 20 occupants were three producers. Louis Brooks, deputy assistant comptroller of the General Serv- ices said the.GSA refused to cancel a portion of the contracts but the companies still netted above what they would have made had. the-copper been-sold to the government." I evacuated safely. County Officers Investigate Two Burglaries Two Monday night burglaries, one at a store on SH13 and the other at Vanoss School, .are be- ing investigated today by county officers. V Sheriff's.deputies said the'.Van- oss burglary- appeared to be the work-of professionals. Scant 'information was available Tuesday morning, but officers did say a number of typewriters were taken from the Vanoss School building. Similar burglaries have taken place throughout. the state. w a'-s also broken into'" Monday Deputy. Aaron Gray said in' a; carton of cigarettes and five .quarts >of oil were ap: Firemen received the first alarm at a.m. 'and. brought the flames under control about a.m. They said the. fire started on- the first floor and then spread to the upper two floors of the ma- sonry structure. The walls remained intact but there was considerable damage to the interior. One woman suffered smoke in- halation -and was hospitalized but her condition was reported as not serious. There were no injuries as some 100 firemen battled the blaze. The ancient hotel, built before statehood, is owned by- Colwell Chastain. He estimated his loss at and said he had no insur; A.-third floor'occupant, Alfred Betti.s, apparently was the first to discover, the-fire as smoke'drifted through--the'hallways. He awak- ened' 'Chastain.-who.turned in.-the alarm: 'Ay.tlie 'smoke '.became more residents aroused and got out. eluding the President himself. Bonn, officials said, has been told in unmistakable terms that Washington seriously questions I the value of inter-Allied consulta- tions if .such things can happen. While informants confirm that the points mentioned in the Bonn stories are basically correct, they also say they represent only. a fraction of the issues Rusk could bring up in his talks with Dobry- nin. In brief, the four U.S. proposals are: internalization of the Berlin access route: a nonaggression pact between the North Atlantic Treaty Organization nations and the Communist- Warsaw Pact' na- tions: a U.S.-Soviet agreement to prevent the spread of nuclear (Continued on Page Two) bers of the 100-man company, was sent to Sen. Wallace F. Ben- nett, R-Utah. Bennett issued a statement in Washington defending what he called the' rights of Guardsmen to gripe and write letters to mem- bers of Congress. In one portion of the letter, -if through a strong steel fence 10 feet beyond. The passengers, including sev- eral women and'children, and the driver, dashed into a building on the grounds where, more than 200 refugees are lodged.. The noise of the crash brought scores of neighbors flocking to the scene. f Witnesses said some of the pas- sengers carried packages and bundles, indicating the coup had been planned in advance. One woman appeared to be pregnant. Only the bus conductor chose to return to Cuban jurisdiction. "I am a he said as he left the embassy grounds. An hour after the escape a tow truck.hauled the big British-built bus out of the garden. It was the second such incident situation gave "clear evidence of outstanding leadership which the people of the United States are happy to see." McCormack said today's discus- sion covered the medical care and trade bills, and a measure to pro- vide youth job training. Democratic support and some Republican skepticism has greeted the proposal for a nonpartisan in- quiry. Sen. Paul Douglas, D-IH., vice chairman of -the Senate-House Economic Committee, applauded this as offering a way to get basic information he said Congress may not have the time nor facilities to fig up. Sen. Estes Kefauver, said in a separate interview he thought it would be very useful to set up such a commission. He said it could supplement the work of his own Senate Antitrust sub- committee in sifting cost informa- tion in an effort to arrive at a fair price for steel. But Sen. John J. Williams. R-Del., expressed skepticism as to whether such a commission set up by a Democratic president whose pressures led to a rollback of find- ings. "The way things are anything in this situation be non- he asked.. Senate Republican Leader Ev- erett M. Dirksen said the results would depend on who the Presi- dent appointed a's members' of the commission. He said he hoped any inquiry by such, a group wouldn't (Continued on Two) Kennedy's Appeal Halts Pilot Strike WASHINGTON elev- enth-hour appeal by President in recent months. Last December j Kennedy has brought postpone- anotlier group' of fugitives broke! least until into the Ecuadorean pilots' strike that would halt compound in a heavy truck. Guards opened fire, killing three. The granting of asylum to refu- gees who make it to a foreign embassy has long been traditional in .Latin America. JP Courts Handle Two Traffic Cases Ada's two JP's handled three traffic citations Monday. Charged with speeding were Alvie Eugene Parker, 19, Ada, and Maurice Weightman, 71, Ada. Deloy M, Willoughby, 21f Ada, Chidester asked-if Kennedy "liked with'making-an im- expenditures of great proportions' which he allocates freely or does he think the jobs left open by our callup will re-elect him on the basis of low unemployment." Bennett- said the strong lan- guage of the letter should be viewed in the light of circum- stances. He said it was written before the August release date for the Guardsmen had been -an- nounced. proper turn to enter a private drive. LOAN TO SCOUTS WASHINGTON (AP) The House sent to the Senate Monday a bill- .to allow the Defense De- partment to lend some of its equipment to the. Boy Scouts of America in connection .with the world jamboree of Boy Scouts to be held in Greece in 1963. Cubans Gloomily Mark First Anniversary Of Invasion Try MIAMI, Fla. a year ago, about Cuban exiles in- vaded their' homeland in a daring but 'unsuccessful effort to oust Fidel The expanding and divided exile colony today appears more inter- ested in'raising funds to buy the freedom .of prisoners taken in that incursion than to buy arms for another move- against Castro. Happiness in much of; the colony over the prospect of. ransoming all the of Pigs invasion 'smelled; it -and hell out of the'rei1' said Ted Carey, who for '.price-set by: offset by general gloom over fading hope parently stolen from'the to.sm-oke Gray-'and.-Deputy Cecil Smith in-i vesdga'ted both had a room .with his.wife on the second floor. ''Lgot'.out the realized 'with me arid I went back'and got her: She want- but I'had (Continued on Page Two) of returning 'to Cuba' soon, There is less talk, on .the sur- face at least, of possible anti- Castro military action .than per-, in The Cuban.Revolutionary Coun- cil, formed 'a month before the April .17, 1961, to help organize it, still exists. It is the largest of about 200 anti- Castro groups, and the only one maintaining contact with the U.S. government. .Dr. Jose Miro Cardona, its first president, still is 'at the helm. .Asked for a. statement on the invasion anniversary, Miro Car- dona declined. Last weekend, while at Miami International Air- port to greet 60 -ransomed Bay" of Pigs prisoners, the council head said merely his attitude was had-said he "hoped aiid-aspired" would be- "tlie'year of liberation." Four groups calling.-for action have separated; recently. from, the council. Division among'the refugees ex- tends to the matter of ransoming prisoners.. -The Student. .Revolu- tionary -Directorate, one of the withdrawing the Unit- ed Revolutionary Front denounced the barter deal as playing into Castro's hands. 1 Calls for money for arms for the Cuban underground still are heard. But they are fainter now, amid the clamor -for funds to buy prisoners. There are reports- by -under- ground.'groups of continued sabo- tage and guerrilla .fighting in These reports are minor compared to those that "preceded the Bay .--of Pigs assault. "The most widely held' opinion among; .Miami's exiles is that" the-United .States -will; have to carry a major share of the burden if the Castro regime is to be overthrown. Meanwhile, refugees are "learn- ing That' is their way gf.-saying they, are .digging 'in for a long stay. Pan American World- Airways flights to 114 citie' in 80 lands. Management and the Air Line Pilots Association sit. down with Secretary of Labor Arthur J. Goldberg again today for a new effort to achieve a more perma- nent solution. Pan American already has agreed to Kennedy's proposal that the touchy issue of jet flight crews be placed before three ar- bitrators named by .the President. The union still is considering the plan after postponing for 24 hours a strike'by Pan .Am pilots averted a walkout he said would avert a walkout he said would be "deplorable and unnecessary" came after hours of efforts by Goldberg to obtain a settlement ended in- failure Monday night. Kennedy stepped into the dis- pute with a declaration that "this shut-down of one of our most im- portant carriers is unnecessary .and should not occur." -He asked union and manage- ment to submit their dispute to "final and binding impartial ar- bitration." Kennedy chose Dr. George Tay- lor of the University of Pennsyl- vania, President George Meany of the AFL-CIO and .President Ed- gar Kaiser of Kaiser Industries, Inc., to serve as arbitrators. The -flight crew called -it a involves Pan American's desire-.to cut the basic crew of jet airliners from-four to three men. Negotiations also have covered wages, hours and working condi- tions. Another- union, the Flight Engi- neers Internationa! Association, also is involved in the crew dis- pute. Neither union wants the person- nel sliced from jet crews to- be men it represents. One advantage of being mar- ried is that you don't make a fool of yourself without' finding out about Gen. Corp.)   

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