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   Ada Evening News, The (Newspaper) - May 1, 1962, Ada, Oklahoma                             As long as there is a country in the world where citizens exert an influence on public policy by their votes, no dictator can reel secure. An informed citizen with ballot in hand "soldier" most feared by despots. Enlist today. Labor Celebrates Traditional May Day Holiday, P-S THE ADA Tupelo Advances To State Meet See Sports Paga 59TH YEAR NO. 42 ADA, OKLAHOMA, TUESDAY, MAY 1, 1962 12 Pages 5 CENTS WEEKDAY, 10 CENTS SUNDAY Early Turnout Indicates Heavy State Vote In Primary Election FRIENDS, ROMANS AND hope- the crowd well below its usual number. Still some 500 peo- fuls gathered for the final "speaking" in the current cam- pie gathered around the speaking platform and scores of paign in Ada's Wintersmith Park Monday night. Cool winds others listened from cars parked nearby. (NEWS Staff paig and threatening clouds, along with the earlier election, cut Negroes Sfarf Paid Trip To Los Angeles NEW ORLEANS, La. (AP) Some 20 Louisiana Negroes were en route to Los Angeles today, the first large group to take ad- vantage of the segregationist Citi- zens Council's offer of free one- way transportation. Their train, dubbed Train West" by New Orleans Council director George L. Singel- Ike's Budget Director Criticizes Administration Economic Policies WASHINGTON (AF) world, baker for the free President Dwighl D. Eisenhower's budget director told the U.S. Chamber of Commerce today that and policeman for the free Byrd asked. "When will Judgment Day come? Perhaps it the Kennedy administration's poli- is approaching faster than we re- cies, "unless abruptly changed, are likely to produce four con- secutive deficits." Stans suggested that business- men should work .harder for the stand with your the former official asked. "Businessmen must seek to ed- ucate their employes and share- holders to the significance of po- litical and economic Stans said. Slans also declared: "Despite dent of Western Bancorporation, mann, was scheduled to arrive in i San Francisco, said businessmen Maurice H. Stans. now election of candidates fancy theories, of balancing Angeies at p.m. Wednes- day. Another group of Negroes is en route by bus to New York. It is scheduled to arrive at a.m. Wednesday. The group heading for Los An- geles includes Peola Denham's family of 12 from Baton Rouge, La. The children range from 17 years to nine months. "I don't have any promise of must take an active personal in- terest in politics if they are con- cerned over "near-confiscatory taxes" and budget policies which "are an open invitation to a crisis for the dollar." Sen. Harry F.' Byrd, D-Va., pre- dicted the fiscal 1963 budget, for which President Kennedy forecast a scant surplus, will show "anoth- er deficit of to ?5 billion." speeches were prepared views are closest to yours." 'the budget .over the (business) "Would you dig down to con- tribute much as five per cent or more of your the political campaigns of those who Observers Predict Total To Near Mark OKLAHOMA CITY earl_y turnout at the polls in perfect spring weather indicated' today that balloting in' Oklahoma's primary election will be heavier than first predicted. Observers at first pegged their total vote guess at between and But-after a midday check at key .'cities it was possible that the larger total will be attained. Norman, Ada, Muskogee, Lawton, Miami and Duncan election officials reported that balloting was running heavy helped by several hot local races. Tulsa and Oklahoma City, where voting machines are being used in many precincts, also reported heavy voting. There were 3 few mishaps involving the mechanical gadgets but officials said the; "bugs" were cleared up without; too much difficulty. Some delay j developed because some voters i were using the machines for the, first time. j Muskogee officials said the vote; was moving at about the The sun came out and so did the pace as the 1958 primary when; voters. some 16.000 votes were cast in thej 'After a night of stormy weather governor's race. At Ada, election'and political oratory, the primary officials revised their total vote; election day dawned bright and estimate upward to Tuesday morning. And, Miami reported voting: Pontotoc County voters flocked to "quite heavy" sparked by high: the polls in unprecedented num- interest in the sheriff's race, "jbers early in the day. Sunshine Brings Out Big Vote work but I expect things to be for tne chamber's 50th annual better in Los Denham i here. said. Asked why he chose Los An- geles, Denham replied: "It's a lot warmer in California and I've got lots of kids." Four others said they hoped to find jobs in Los Angeles. Thay identified themselves as Robert Therrio, 24: Washington Holley Jr., 19: Charley White, 22; and Fred Spooner, 22. Singelmann saw the group off after depositing a check for with ticket seller John Keretz. Singelmann gave 'each Negro for expenses but gave Denham he has such a big family." There was some confusion as to how many Negroes actually went on the bus to New York. Singelmann said there were 12, bus driver Eddie Sauer said 10. Newsmen interviewed four and (Continued on Page Two) Election Delays Local Law Day Observance Local attorneys are working to- gether to participate in the world wide celebration of Law Day on Tuesday. The election conflict, however, has caused most of the activities to be postponed slightly. On Wednesday, Judge Hez Busey Criminal Court of Appeals, and Supreme Court Justice Denver Davison will be the guests of the Rotary Club at their noon lunch- con meeting at the Aldridge. Also meeting with the Rotary Club will be the members of the Pontotoc County Bar Association. Austin Deaton Jr. is in charge of local activities in observation Byrd told the businessmen- delegates: "If such a deficit should develop next year, the three-year deficit would total billion or more. This would be reminiscent of the huge deficits of 1958-59." Both Stans and Byrd called for action to stem the loss of gold and correct the U.S. deficit in in- ternational payments. Of the billion in remaining gold stocks, Byrd said, nearly billion are required as a backing for the cur- rency but the drain is continuing. "How much longer can we con- tinue to be Santa Glaus for the Traffic Safety Record Continues To Improve Here The Ada traffic safely record j continues to improve. As the first four months of 1962 ,told the Chamber delegates: "We cycles, we have gone in the red 26 times in the last 32 years and have paid our bills without bor- rowing only six times. nrni -1- r t JdUCU UV tl J1UC1 awit auu LUC I.HIJ "The polic.es or the present, d investigation- mm s rat rin linings ahrtint V 9 Some Oklahoma City voters complained that they were steered to the wrong precincts but they remained persistent and finally reached ihc proper stations. Tulsa County Election Board Secretary Ellis Wiet predicted a possible record vote in that coun- ty- Rough and tumble 'acec' suit tne administration, unless abruptly changed, are likely to produce I four consecutive deficits. "A "large part of the increase in federal spending and debt is the result of a massive assump- tion of responsibility by the gov- ernment for cradle-to-grave wel- In an address Monday, Kennedy of Law Day. Judge Grants Delay In Integration NEW ORLEANS (AP) U.S. District Judge -Frank B. Ellis to- day granted a stay in the order to desegregate the first six grades j in New Orleans public schools pending a hearing next Tuesday The New Orleans School Boarc asked for next week's hearing filing a motion for a new tria on the'decision of'former Distric Judge J. Skelly Wright, the mai Ellis replaced on the bench. Judge Ellis ruled today that: 1. His decision does not affec the original desegration decision of Judge Wright, issued'May 16 1960, a decision which resulted in desegregation on a modified grade-a-year plan. 2. In granting the stay during the period while he decides on whether to open a new trial on ;he ruling to desegregate the en- tire elementary "grade system, he ended Monday, the number of traffic accidents in the city show- ed another sharp decline. April ended with a total of 20 mishaps, four better 'than last year. The total for 1382 stands at ,94. That's 11 fewer than at this same time in '61. Also at this same point, the 1958 total was 125, in 1959 it was it was 142 in 1960 and 105 last year. The last day of April yielded no accidents and only two cases were handled Tuesday in Munici- pal Court. 1 Geraldine A. Daniels, 41, was charged with speeding in the only traffic case. Nick Worcester, 46, was clWJ for public drunkenness in the olh-l er court case. I have many burdens-in Washington do not want the added bur- den of determining individual prices for individual products." It was the President's first speech to a business group since he forced eight steel companies to back down in mid-April on an eached a climax in today's bal- loting. Nominees for state and federal offices will be selected from" 514 candidates. Oklahoma has 1.149.621 regis- tered voters Democrats, A spot check of 10 key precincts indicated a bigger turnout for the ejection than had been expected. Some observers were predicting Tuesday morning the vote total in the county might reach as high as Estimate Revised Earlier, the indications were that a "light" vote might-be ex- pected a- general apathy I and indecision. Prior to the open-' Three people were lijured early ing of the polls Tuesday, was 1 Tuesday morning in a. bizarre ac- n "safp" estimate-of the' exoected ciSent on SH 3'in'volvmg two pas- IMPACT POINT This is the rear of the Ceilings ear, struck by a large semi-truck in bizarre accident near Union Valley early Tuesday morning. people were admitted to Valley View Hospital. (NEWS Staff Photo.) Heavy Truck Slams Into Two Cars a "safe" estimate" of the'expected turnout. Now, election officials are pre- dicting as many votes as were cast' in the presidential election of last That 'total went above 216.498 Republicans and the first time in a dec- dependents. A dozen Democrats will be on I i ade. Lines Waiting the ballot for governor, but three Election workers at three boxes have withdrawn and only six are considered major contenders. Nominees will also be selected for one U. S. Senate seat, six congressional seats, lieutenant governor, secretary of state, at- torney general, treasurer and other state posts. slake. Unless a candidate gels a ma- announced price increase of a' Twenty-two seats in the state ton senate and 120 seats in the House Since then several business' also are at leaders have expressed fear suspicion of possible future gov- ernment actions in the wage-price field. Kennedy tried to allay these fears. Whether the President soothed feathers ruffled by his actions in his battle with the steel compa- nies could not be determined. Most delegates said he seemed (Continued on Page Two) said a long line awaited them as they opened the. polling places Tuesday. At two places, the sup- ply of sample ballots was gone within 'an hour. City boxes opened at. 7 a. m. and will close at 7 p. m. The rural polling places were opened at 8 a. m. and close at 6 p. m. Candidates made one last bid for support Monday night at a Glenwpod Park rally. A big crowd was on hand as the rally opened, jority of the votes cast, the top but blustery weather, replete with threats of tornadoes, rain and hail two for each office will meet in a runoff May 22. A runoff is in prospect for the Democratic gubernatorial nomina- tion. One of the contenders, W. P. Bill Atkinson, Midwest City build- er, filed a million libel suit against the Oklahoma City Daily (Continued on Page Two) depleted the attendance until-only a handful of people were present for the .final speakers.. No Vacationers sunny weather and the fact that (unlike July) few voters are on vacation are'deemed :partially senger cars and a truck. Injured were Murry Collings, 44, 1413 East Fourth; his daugh- ter, Shirley Jean Collings, 22, and Gene Williamson, 21, Stonewall. Mr. Collings and Williamson were both listed in "fair" condition at Valley View with minor cuts and bruises. Miss Collings was also listed as "fair" with possible back and chest injuries. Williamson' and a. passenger were in his Car. driving toward Stonewall. Going the same direc- tion, behind them, were Collings and his daughter. A truck and another car were coming from the opposite direc- tion. A horse ran acroti the road between the vehicles. All the driv- ers reduced speed. Then a large semi-trailer truck. Twisters Rampage Over Wide Section By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Tornadoes and winds-of tornadic ..forces plunged viciously into parts of the Midwest, South and South- west Monday, leaving at least eight persons dead, up to 100 injured and millions of dollars in damaged property. Up to 4Vi inches of rain accompanied some of the storm. Hail ranged from 1 to 2 inches in diameter. Wind velocity was recorded at 105 m.p.h. In the path of the scattered storms and tornadoes were parts of Illinois, where 4 persons died; Indiana, 2 Winds Cause Heavy Loss At idabel By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Roaring winds blew out of a -1 dead; Mississippi, 1 dead; 'Missouri, Kentucky, Texas, Oklaho- ma, Arkansas, Tennessee, Alabama and Ohio. The Chicago Weather Bureau re- ported confirmed-and unconfirmed tornadoes in' the late evening in Illinois, Kentucky. Tennessee, Ar- kansas, Texas, Louisiana, Mis- souri and Ohio. The rainfall during .a storm at Lufkin, Texas, totaled 4Vi inches. The chain of destruction started driven by Jessie Lee Jones, dark cloud over the Idabel Missouri with a series Oklahoma City, topped a slight' "c' J--'--'- rise, traveling toward Stonewall area Monday unroofing some buildings, toppling trees, utility from. Ada. The huge truck slam- ]jnes anc] causing an estimated med into the rear of the Collings car, catapulting it forward into the rear of the Williamson ve- hicle. The truck laid down some 58 (Continued on Page Two) OKLAHOMA Generally fair this afternoon and tonight; fair east, partly cloudy west Wednes- day; cooler east and south por- tions, a little warmer Panhandle this afternoon, cooler a little warmer extreme west to- night; a IHtle warmer over state Wednesday; low tonight 37-44 north and 42-50 south; high Wednesday 70-76. High temperature in Ada Mon- day was 72; low Monday night, 49; reading at a. m. Tuesday, 53. A trace of rain was record- ed. is not indicating what his disposi :ion on the motion Tor a new trial i will be. Ellis replaced Wright in the U.S. District Court when Wright moved up to the Appeals court bench in Washington. "Pending the hearing and study a motion for a new trial on matters which this court as constituted is considering for the first Ellis' decision said in part, "a stay of the temporary in- junction is deemed appropriate. This stay in no way reflects the ultimate disposition of the "motion for a new trial." Judge Wright ordered the de- segregation of the first six grades when 100 Negroes complained :he desegregation process was too long and did not comply with, the original sourt order to desegre- gate "with' deliberate speed." responsible for the big turnout feet of skid 'marks before im- pact. The Collings car received the heaviest blow. It traveled 321 feet after the truck smashed into it. The Collings vehicle swerved off the highway'to.the right side, crossed a shallow bar ditch, vault- ed uo the bank, still remaining upright, and-sheared down a util- ity, pole before haulting. The Wil- liamson car also bounced off the damage. Residents with storm cellars to them during the 20 minutes the .wind raked the Idabel area. "It sounded bad and we first thought it was a said H. A. Lockwood, fire and police dispatcher. "There was an awful roaring." Lockwood estimated the winds were blowing at 70 to 75 miles per hour. "The tops of some trees of tornado alerts. Rain and power- ful winds then whipped into St. Louis and" adjoining communities, leaving downed utility lines; homes damaged, trees uprooted and scores of injured. The storm moved into southern Illinois, hitting a dozen small com- munities. Damaged were homes, utility farm property and public-property. Before noori, the storm hit Springfield, 111., where one wit- ness said it became as dark as midnight. John Cavjtt, principal of Mc- Clerland- Grade School, saw the were bent almost to the ground by approaching ,storm anj ordered the said Lockwood. I highway to the right. It too re-i Highway Patrolman Bob Poguc 1 mnined .uori.ght and came to rest estimated damage in the Idabel j halfway up the bank of the bar area at v ditch. It had traveled some 55 feet age might be g i bevond the Collings 'car. Trooper H. T. Gay said he fix- ed the time of'the'accident .at a.m. The wreck scene was just northwest of Union Valley. Williamson had.a woman pas- senger in his car. She was not admitted, to the "hospital. The .rear section of the William- son auto received blow. The Collings car aopeared. to be a total loss with the entire rear section of the vehicle shredded away by the force- of the impact from the heavy'- truck.' CONSCIENTIOUS CITIZEN Some may tike the voting Funeral took' Hollaway to Irving School' where he privilege lightly. Not Abe Hollaway, deputy county court 'voted, 'with Hollaway ii Howard Whitlock, Funeral Home; Hollaway, and Smith's. (HEWS clerk. transpo last week at the court- house. An ambulance from Smith's Though hospitalized at Valley ;.View, -he -requested Funeral Home; srtatio'n-to'the po'rii to vote: He was injured'in'a fall Staff Japanese Statesman Starts World Tour TOKYO statesman Shigeru Yoshida left today on a 40-day world tour during which he plans to meet President Kennedy and other leaders of the Western alliance. The' former premier, now 83, took a plane for- Honolulu and the j United States. He' was accom- ipanied by his daughter and son- jin-law and three leading members i of the ruling Liberal-Democratic party. Yosbida 1947 to .1954 and signedJhe.San Fran- cisco peace treaty for ..Japan, in 1951. but said the dam- greater. No injuries were reported. The .storm which apparently produced little rain and no hail or at. a. time when, southeastern Oklahoma was under a severe thunderstorm fore- cast. Oklahomans awoke to clear skies and a forecast of drier air. The Weather Bureau said there may have been frost or freezing weath- er in the extreme western part of the Panhandle overnight. Weather reporting stations list- ed overnight minimums as 36 at Guymon to 52.at Ardmore and Tulsa. Monday's high was 78 at McAlester. Fair weather was fore- cast for the state through Wednes- day. Highs today will range 62-72, lows tonight 42-52. Fallen trees damaged four autos in Idabel. Several, houses .were un- roofed. The roof on Herron saw mill was blown, away'arid the Or- ange Brothers sale barn was par- tially destroyed. Lockwood said half the town was without power time due to downed utility; lines. The community of Harris south of. Idabel. was also hit by the-big wind.-Most'.of, the .houses in the town ;were'reported damaged.. reported, .at east of IdabeL (the children outside the building.. 'A section of the school crashed down two floors into the basement shortly afterward. Four Hours later searchers found the body of a 12-year-old..student. The storm raced to Rantoul, 111., where scores of trailers were damaged .and roofs torn away from homes. It struck a super- market, where a-section of roof collapsed, killing two persons. Three others were injured. Scores of other injured were rer ported at nearby Chanute Air- Force Base. Damage at Rantoul was estimated at more than million. Whipping through a dozen other Illinois the. storm felled power trees and homes. At Pqntiac, UL, a chim- ney collapsed and killed o'ne man; The destructive winds moved into the Chicago.area.within two hours, reaching a velocity of 105 m.p.h. at Joliet' and nearly 70 (Continued on Two) Some girls don't want to marry go-getters; they're looking for al- ready-gotters. (Copr.-.Gen. Fea. Corp.)   

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