Get 1 more page view just for clicking
to like us on Facebook
Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - April 25, 1962, Ada, Oklahoma m- .nd m.r. ln cynici... U.m: "L... tofr w.. In Connect, town. Th. >.rqu.. d.d.r.d: "Hi8My. L... lnn.c.nc.." Two Groups Carry On Fight For 'Dr. Tom', P-9 THE ADA EVENING NEWS Byng And Tupelo Host Tournaments See Sports Page 59TH YEAR NO. 37 ADA, OKLAHOMA, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25, 1962 12 Pages 5 CENTS WEEKDAY, 10 CENTS SUNDAY Saturn Booster Scores Second Success On Test CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) ice particles which spread several great Saturn booster was launched successfully for the sec- ond time today and was deliber- ately blown up after the trial to dump 95 tons of cloud-forming water into the upper atmosphere. With a tremendous roar and spurt of flame, the world's mighti- est known rocket rode 1.3 million pounds of thrust to an altitude of 65 miles. There a signal from the ground detonated dynamite charg- es which ripped the vehicle apart spilling the water into the near- vacuum of space in a bonus exper- iment. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration announced several minutes after the 9 a.m. hundred feet across a clear, sky. The great than any natural cloud has' mained seemingly motionless in the air for only a few seconds, then spread apart and quickly vanished. Officials .reported they were quite pleased with the water- dumping experiment and hadob- taine d considerable data from ground and airborne cameras, ra-. dar, and other tracking equip- ment. miles in diameter and disap- peared in 10 to 12. seconds. "It appears that the water formed ice'flakes instead of drops as .an official, said. "Therefore, the melting was more rapid than expected." He said radar in one tracking plane detected .an electrical-dis- charge phenomena in the area of the cloud. This was not explained Khrushchev Agrees On Talk Basis Russian Leader Gives No Ground On Key Issues-ln Interview NEW YORK mier Khrushchev, has. told an American publisher he further, pending .additional study. ;nedy agreement on crucial 'As on the first flight of the, Sat- urn last October, only 'the first- stage performance was being An announcement said the, checkfK3_ And once again it was a booster was exploded as planned performance by what launching that the flight was com- j than anticipated, pletely successful. at an altitude of 65 miles, and that the dispersion of the water was quite rapid and more complete Observers saw the water quick- ly form a huge cloud of snow-Uke The announcement said the wa- ter dispersed within two seconds to form a huge cloud eight to 10 U. S. Steel Chairman Defends Price Boost NEW YORK M. Blough says U. S.. Steel Corp. will "have to do everything we of an early increase in bolster earnings. "The economic situation that we had .before we at- tempted to change our prices remains with he said in.appraising future prospects of the nation's third larg- est industrial corporation. Blough, U. S. Steel chairman, referred to the surprise a ton boost announced April 10 and then withdrawn 72 hours later in the face of an angry response by Presi- dent Kennedy. He met with newsmen Tuesday after "Big Steel' dis- closed January-March profits were million. He said the figures left nothing for plant improvement _ after -----------------------------keeping abreast of dividend f> T obligations to stockholders Senators Try Again On WASHINGTON biparti- san group in the Senate takes an- other stab today at launching a civil rights bill into the election- year political spectrum. Loser in an abortive attempt Tuesday to get a literacy test measure off the ground, Demo- cratic Leader Mike Mansfield of supporters for Montana rallied another try. But his effort seemed likely to result only in the blast-off of a Southern filibuster. It could drone on for 10 days or more before Mansfield and Senate Republican Leader Everett M. Dirksen of Il- linois reach for a seldom-reliable valve to shut off debate. The cut-off could come only if two-thirds of senators voting ap- prove a debate limitation. This device has never worked when a civil rights bill was up. Led by Sen. Richard B. Rus- sell, D-Ga., the Senate's top tac- tician. Southern opponents forced a postponement Tuesday by the simple expedient of demanding that a quorum be present. Mans- field was trying to get discussion going' on a bill which would and debt repayment re- quirements. In defending the abortive price 1 boost; Blough had said it was i needed to gather funds for up- grading' and-expanding" plants'-to stay competitive with rival ma- terials at home and steelmakers abroad; The industrialist, answering the questions with customary caution, mentioned no specific steps for overcoming the corporation's cost- price squeeze, speaking only of an intense effort to hold down costs. He indicated the government could help out by liberalizing exempt voters in federal elections (Continued on Page Two) SPEAKING DATE Democrat party candidates in the county will take their cam- paigns to Fittstown Saturday. The political speaking will begin at p. m. ulations on depreciation, a factor in profits. He ruled out repetition of the price move two weeks ago when asked whether there would be pri- or consultation with the White House in any such project. "First, let me- say that I have no contemplation on the part ol United States Steel at the moment with respect to any major change in the level of our he replied. Queried about the possibility of increases on selected steel prod- ucts, as distinguished from an across-the-board hike, Blough sak 'I didn't intend to convey any impression whatsoever with re spect to that. I would say that is a matter which would have to be taken up.-in the .future." Accompanying the earnings re- port'was declaration of a 75 cents a share dividend on common stock, the same payment directors have' voted each quarter since the start of 1957. This action put an end to specu- lation in Wall Street that a cut to (Continued on Page Two) s believed to be the largest and most complex rocket in the'world forerunner of a 'rocket .de- signed to carry American astro- nauts to the moon later in this decade. By the time the explosive charge was ignited 160 seconds after launching, the 162-foot Sat- urn had completed its main mis- check-out on the'booster tself. The eight powerful engines in the first stage functioned for about 115 seconds, pushing the 463-ton vehicle to an altitude of 35 miles. The engines then shut off' as ilanned and the rocket coasted ip to the point of which occurred some 50 miles southeast of Cape Canaveral over he Atlantic. Two dummy upper stages were 'illed with water to. simulate the weight of the upper assembly -to je carried on future Saturns. It .was this gallons of water which was spilled into the icy. ionosphere in a, secondary sci- entific experiment dubbed "Proj- ect Highwater." By .tracking, the cloud and re- cording its action scientists hoped to gain further knowledge of the upper atmosphere. Officials were jubilant. Two straight successes in the program we given added impetus to Union to the moon. Richard Canfield, Saturn project reported the good shots show that a vehicle such as Saturn certainly is feasible. Canfield.said primary purposes of the flight were to evaluate pro- pulsion, aerodynamic characteris- tics, guidance and other systems in the first stage. He said only minor changes have been made as a result of the OKLAHOMA Clear to part- ly cloudy this afternoon through Thursday; widely scattered showers extreme west Thursday afternoon; a little warmer this afternoon and southeast Thurs- day: turning cooler west and north portions Thursday; low to- night 45 northwest to 56 south- east: high Thursday 75 west to 84 south. FIVE-DAY FORECAST FOR OKLAHOMA During Thursday through Monday temperatures will aver- age one to six degrees above normal with mostly minor daily, changes. Normal highs 72 to 80. Normal lows 42 northwest to 56 southeast. Rainfall will average from little or none west to .75 extreme east occurring as oc- casional thundershowers mostly around the weekend. High temperature la Ada Tuesday was 63; low Tuesday night, 49; reading at 7 a. m. Wednesday, 54. Rainfall during' the 24-hour period ending at 7 a. m. Wednesday was .11 inch, bringing the total for the three- day rain to 1.33 indies. highly successful last Oct. 27. maiden flight Count-Down Starts For New U. S. Nuclear Test Series In The Pacific issues must, precede a new summit meeting between ;he two leaders. But' the Soviet' premier! gave no ground, on major East-West. issues in an in- ;erview in the Kremlin last Friday with. Gardner Cow- .es, president and editor of Look magazine 'and'presi- dent of the Des Moines Register and Tribune1 Co. Khrushchev told Cowles'tie now agrees with Kennedy that they should meet again only if such a meeting could produce positive results. Common Decision "We should' first reach some agreement on the. questions on which our common decision is re- quired now to avoid a. conflict and he. said. The Soviet leader expressed hope that a major war could be avoided, but he repeated his pre- viously stated support for. defen- sive war against'an aggressor and wars by subject peoples to liber- ate themselves. President Gives Final Okay Despite Appeals, Warnings B U L LET IN WASHINGTON United States fired its first shot of the-neM' nuclear test series in the atmos- phere over the Central Pacific-early today, Pacific time, government informants reported. An .official announcement was expected from the Atomic Energy Commission later this, afternoon. Information was that the shot had been, fired in very late morning, Washington time, and first, re- ports here from Task Force 8 indicated a success- ful-test. improved sa.fety mechanisms form one WASHINGTON- U. S. nuclear count-down round of is under way. The'first explosion- of .'the new test series could thunder' out in the .remote Pacific at any. hour. President Kennedy gave his final approval Tuesday for the series of test.shots in'the. atmosphere. The Atomic Energy Commission announced the tests would.begin "as soon as operationally feasible." -This means, said an AEG spokesman, the first shot will be triggered any time in the next, few days, as soon as the the weapons and the elaborate experi- mental facilities are "go." Kennedy's authorization for the proceed_camp in a day of appeals and warnings -against resumption of Scientists Test Improvements In Atomic Arms Safeguards Nations, and India's Prime Minister .Nehru-urged the great powers to refrain from testing. In Moscow, Soviet Gromyko repeated Russian warnings that the -Soviet dered by President Kennedy. Since the United "States began developing- atomic weapons in World War "II, safety has been a prime consideration. The- Defense Atomic Support Agency claims it has a perfect record in 17 years of storing, transporting, flying, overhauling, inspecting and working with nu- clear weapons in "other ways. ____........ __ There have been crashes.of nuclear weapons. "Although the-fuselages sometimes were heavily damaged or burned the weapons did not explode and there-was only what the agency called "insignificant contamina- tion." While they are proud of this safety atomic .weap- oneers are anxious to develop even. more assured precautions. Safety mechanisms built into nuclear weapons are intended to prevent explosions through ac- WASHINGTON (AP) Scien- .tists who will conduct the U.S. I nuclear tests in the Pacific'will be searching for new. ways to j safeguard atomic .weapons from accidental firing or sabotage. t Pentagon officials said today Cast Has Final Rehearsals For A.C.T. Comedy "Mr. Roberts" will, undergo final rehearsals tonight as the Ada Community Theatre prepares for its two-night presentation of the famous comedy. The 'cast of "Mr. will stage a dress rehearsal tonight at Ada, Junior High School's -auditor- ium. The play' opens Thursday night at the junior high and continues through Friday night. Tickets fo-rthe production are still hold season tickets may use them. Others are now on1 sale .and will be available, at the-door.. Jeanne Adams'Wray is. the' di- rector of A.C.T. production, the first one.since December.-- Atkinson Claims 18 Papers Backing Him By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS W. P. Bill Atkinson announced today 18 Oklahoma newspapers are endorsing his Democratic can-' didacy for .governor. The Midwest City builder said- newspapers at Duncan, Tulsa, Blanchard, Midwest City, two at Okemah, Ca'ddo, Allen, three Okla- homa City weeklies, -Sallisaw, Sa- pulpa, Marlow, Del City, Haskell and Prague are support- ing hini.'" Lt. Gov. George Nigh said he 'is trying to earn the governor's chair and this is. "in direct contract' -to. the millionaire from Midwest City, who -is trying it." Nigh's office said he arose today at Oklahoma City street and garbage crews. He learned-later the workers did not come on duty until 5 a. m. Sen. Fred Harris -told an Enid, audience, almost 400 high, schools in Oklahoma. cheating their students out of educational oppor- said one of-his first- actions1-would be; to require .26 'units to' be offered high schools, plus consolidation of the smaller school districts with less than 55 average daily attendance. Former Gov. Raymond Gary said he will start a. study to'give Top Question During wide-ranging discussion that lasted nearly three hours, Khrushchev told Cowles that he thought an agreement on Berlin and Germany should precede any disarmament agreement, but that he realized the arms issue was "the question of questions." 68-year-old Soviet leader made-clear, he had not budged'in his refusal .to tolerate'-any form of nuclear looks on .as .merely a-cover-up for espionage. Khrushchev expressed-' beliel some glimmers of hope-for a Ber- lin and German settlement have appeared in the current negotia- tions between the United' States and the Soviet Union. He reiterat- ed the Kremlin condition for such of West- ern troops from West Berlin. No Time Limit Khrushchev placed no time limit on the current talks and indicated he is prepared to pursue the pres- ent effort to reach an interim, solution without' applying any sud- den new pressures on West Ber- in. Cowles asked whether'Khrush- chev thought it would be useful "if a summit meeting, were held in the near future ;or if you, for example, invited President Ken- nedy to the Soviet -Union to dis- cuss matters with Khrushchev replied lie had al- ways, believed such contacts were useful. Favorable "The conversations'! had with your president in Vienna left a favorable impression on he continued. "True, we differed-.with him in our'appraisal of the situation and did not-feach' agreement on ques- tions which require, their solution. (Continued on Two) Citizens' Group Plans For Boys' Club A citizens' group aiming at establishment- Ada Boys' Club, to be affiliated with the Boys' Clubs of America, met last night to expand its committees and plan- a campaign to interest local civic-groups and individuals in'backing the project. R. B. Coleman Jr., chairman of the steering commit- Union would conduct new tests unless the' United States relented'.-' On Capitol go- ahead-announcement'was greeted with general "approval, with sever- al members of Congress saying that the President had no alterna- tive.' The U.S. Information Agency said today it has found strong support in the Philippines. Thai- land and Latin America tor 'the resumption of U.S. atmospheric testing. It reported that1 opinion in areas Middle East, South Asia and Africa is opposed to testing. Protests Japan's'leftist Zengakuren stu- dent federation said it would-dem- onstrate at the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo every day U.S. tests are conducted. It has been almost four years since the United States made its ast nuclear, tests in .the atmos- jhere, although it-has reported liring 29 nuclear gad- jets go) devices underground in Nevada since last fall. Moratorium Ended It has been almost eight months since the Union set off a series of powerful nuclear blasts on her arctic proving shatter the moratorium.observed the two countries and Great Britain' since 1958. increased since Kennedy an- nounced March 2 that the tests would be started- late this month unless the Soviet Union agreed to a fool-proof system for- banning nuclear tests.-. Swarms of military men; AEC experts and laborers descended on the- hitherto lonely islands of Christmas and for- mer a British possession close -to the equator, the latter a U.S. cident, human sabotage or what the Atomic Support Agency called "the possibility of a neurot- ic or psychotic among our own people." Nuclear weapons have many detonators. To fire, all the deton- ators must function simultaneous- ly. If only one detonator goes, the weapon will not explode. Sources said it is considered virtually impossible for all the detonators to be tripped at once In storage an atomic weapon is inert. It is isolated from -the bat- tery needed to provide the electric power .to trigger the explosion.' To prevent firing through error or sabotage; nuclear weapons are fitted with various control de- ices.- Some switches are placed in hard-to-get-at places, so that a person literally must tear a bomb apart to get at them. Another safety measure in- volves locked and sealed controls mounted in series, but in differ- ent locations. Thus, one important switch could be activated only, by two separate and independent ac- tions sometimes requiring a key, sometimes the breaking of a seal. Then there is what is termed the "two man meaning that two or more persons must _____ a crash of a bomber, for ex-jbe present when anyone nas.ac- ample. cess to the warhead. Jaycees Plan Annual Driving Test Teen-age drivers can test their skills Saturday at the annual Jun- ior Chamber of Commerce road-e-o. A possible national title, is up _ for-grabs. The. winner here goes island airfield southwest of "Ha- Guymoh" for'.the. state contest 'vaii. .-_ ._ Test There the supplied by ships and planes, has erected the facilities for hurling thermo- nuclear-'warheads into the'edge of space, 'dropping them'from planes; launching them in -torpedoes' and depth equally im- portant, trying .out new explosive receipes for producing more nuc- lear yield 'from smaller packages. By-this the scene was set. .The warnings, to shipping and aircraft to steer clear- of the Christmas. Island area had gone into effect 10 days ago. .The Christ- mas Islandls designated area is a rectangle 600 to 800 miles, to which a by 240 miles rectangle) adjacent area was added. Warning Deadline and the state winner then, goes, to Washington Two-years ago, title was won'.by'an entrant from The road-e-o. is actually .a. dual competition.. There is a written examination which, will be. given Saturday at 10 a. m. at the Jayc'e'e' Hall, 201 East Main. After'the'ex- amination and a film, the Jay- cees will be hosts', at a special luncheon. Then, action shifts to the Ada airport where driving competition is 'scheduled at.l p. m. Contestants may enter by re- Coast Guard Reports On Mystery Of Yacht MIAMI, Fla. U. S. Coast Guard ruled today that the ketch Bluebelle was intentionally sunk at-sea by Capt. Julian A. Harvey and that he killed five passengers prior to the sinking. The five :were Harvey's wife, and Mr. .and Ar- thur Duperrault and two of 'the; Duperraults' children. A'Coast Guard report on its "-in- vestigation' inter sinlang last-Nbv. 12 said Terry Jo Duper- rault, 11, survived -only through "five fortuitous circumstances." The report said Harvey did not harm "Terry Jo or her sister. Re- nee, "probably in the assumption that-they would drown when the vessel sank." Rence drowned when the Blue- belle sank but her body .floated Because of a life jacket she was wearing, the report said. It 'concluded that Harvey recov- ered Ben'ee's body and kept it to contestants may emm uy iir- porting at the Jaycee Hall on Sat- lend credibility to the story he .-...__ wnnld later tell after being res- urday morning, contacting their driver's education instructor or calling Dr. V. Duane Moore, FE 2-3936. Local winners receive trophies- and the first place contestant gets an expense-paid trip 'to Guymon The Johnston Island area is cir-1 for the state competition. Joint Task Force orgam-1cuiari radiating out '470--nautical zation of more than men of mjies" at the surface. It is an in- the Air Force; Navy, Army, Ma- a radius" of 700 rine Corps, Atomic Energy Com- mission and Contractor -employes began .preparations last Nov. 2 The road-e-o is sponsored na- would later tell after being -res- cued. These are the circumstances the Coast Guard listed as.prob- ably having saved Terry Jo's life: .1. Harvey- was prevented from assuring that she did not survive Mooncraff Nears Target PASADENA, Calif.- (AP) As the sun rises Thursday on the desolation of the lunar landscape, U.S. spacecraft Ranger 4 is ex- pected, to plunge from the black sky onto the' surface of the moon. Scientists say it .will strike the unseen back side of the moon at a.m. EST, exactly 63.913 hours after, .it blasted off. from Cape elabor- ate television equipment and the hopes of. United States lunar ex- perts'for a close-up look at the moon. The hopes .were shattered when because" a dinghy had gone adrift a timer, -failed and halted a se- 1 J i i. fcUAtlUMl. "home grown" industries a tax tee_ sgjd information Ogtained .at. advantage over their competitors! in Oklahoma; "These home industries.certain: ly deserve whatever incentive we give to outside industries' locating here for the first ie, said.- Gary said he would protect southeast Oklahoma'-s -water sup- ply against any.grabs' by Dallas and Fort Preston. J. Moore told arj audi-" ence in Ardmore he would not try to other candi- dates "butr.U 'out-fight them." j' Gary criticized ah official'of the Oklahoma Association of Electric Cooperatives Tuesday. Gary accused JCzar- the association's general manager of -putting rout 'statementsi'about him which are "malicious, vicious and false." In. a letter t'o" members .'of'rural (Continutd en a previous meeting led the group to a decision not to sponsor the1 but'toi'call on other organizations assistance. Coleman also announced ap- pointment of'Don-Edelson'ias vice chairman -of .the; .steering com- and the following.list of sub-committee appointments Orange- Welborh, Richard B'e Paine and Dwight Morelock. V. 'Building: Pat1 "sHolman, cap- tain, Bill-'Hill1 and Gerald Phil- Arrangements: LeRoy Town- captain, Ramsay, Jeanne'- Wray rarid- Susan Dean cap- tain, -jB-ay1 Warren .and Dolph and'Harvey had. .to'retrieve it. 2. Terry Jo knew of. a -small tionally by. the Jaycees and its was able to free sole purpose is to promote safer the sinking ketch and miles-at an'altitude-of feet. driving among our younger mo- The warning deadline for Johns- 3. Harvey was unable to locate The contest is open to boys and ton is April 30. The peculiar shape the girl after the vessel sank. when Kennedy, said the girls between the ages of 16 and of the Johnston Island zone indi- 4. The weather was mild enough United States would 'go ahead with cated strongly that the'big, hi to permit the ll-year-old's surviv standby preparations ..for No person convicted or a moving altitude (up to several hundred sumption of atmospheric tests. (Continued on Two) (Continutd on Pigt Two) The tempo of preparations has (Continued on Two) Brown. captain; James Brannon, '..Dr. Jack -D. quence'of maneuvers which would have brought Ranger's television eye into play as it neared the lunar surface. But Ranger, as blind as a plung- ing meteor, hurtled on 'toward what 'would be historic collis- sion. If it strikes-as expected, Ranger will.be the first piece of U.S. hardware .on'the moon.-'The Russians hit it in 1959. A tiny radio is sending out steady beeps by which scientists from Pasadena's Jet Propulsion Laboratory are tracking Ranger's flight. When the beeps stop, they will know it has hit. At a.m., Pasadena time, it will be dawn on the portion of the moon where Ranger should strike dawn the like of which man has never seen. The temperature will be chang- ing from minus 150 degrees centi- grade to plus 110 degrees centi- grade in the few minutes it takes :he blazing sun to rise over the lunar horizon. "As we look at the moon from the said Howard Pohn, a California Institute of Technology researcher, "it will be a quarter moon, with three-quarters of the side facing us in shadow. "On the back side Jt'll be just the opposite. _ because half the moon the sunlight.On the edge of the line of sunlight, just below .'the equator, is where Ranger is to strike." Dr. Bruce Murray, co-director of the Cal Tech-Lunar Laboratory, said that pictures taken, .of'. :the area by the Russians in 1959 show that it is a of the flat areas seen on the front side of the moon.; "MR this ii gtntUmin hr pr.p.m to hU ERTS" GOAT plieid obMrvtr "Mr! this w.t wVmth. Junior H'flh auditorium...Hi. attention focused on c _.0j.., to Hiitrionic tiltnti in th. Thuridiy hit lints tion of Community The only, person less popular than :a: wise guy is guy Fea. Corp.)
Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!
Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 155+ million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.
Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!
24 hours a day Monday-Saturday
Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!
"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.
"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.
"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.